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Clarion man pleads guilty to receipt of child pornography

Clarion man pleads guilty to receipt of child pornography

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who received child pornography pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Jonathan Sebert, age 24, from Clarion, Iowa, was convicted of one count…

Appeals court upholds court order blocking Trump’s travel and immigration ban

Appeals court upholds court order blocking Trump’s travel and immigration ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied President Donald Trump’s emergency appeal to reinstate his immigration and travel restrictions placed on people from certain Middle Eastern…

Appeals court unmoved by arguments of Eagle Grove child murderer

Appeals court unmoved by arguments of Eagle Grove child murderer

DES MOINES – An Eagle Grove woman has lost an appeal in her murder conviction involving a young child. In 2011, Kara Crapser, now age 26, was charged with murder…

Cyclones’ Monte Morris named to Naismith Trophy 30

Cyclones’ Monte Morris named to Naismith Trophy 30

AMES – Iowa State senior point guard Monté Morris, the nation’s only player averaging at least 16 points, 5.0 assists, 4.0 rebounds and less than two turnovers, was named to…

Rep. Steckman unhappy with school funding and Upmeyer’s denying use of visual aids during debate

Rep. Steckman unhappy with school funding and Upmeyer’s denying use of visual aids during debate

DES MOINES – Iowa Representative Sharon Steckman sounded off today about what she calls inadequate school funding and a top Republican legislator denying her the use of visual aids during…

Charles City man loses appeal in case of indecent contact with child

Charles City man loses appeal in case of indecent contact with child

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man who pled guilty to indecent contact with a child and said the victim was lying has lost his appeal in the case. Jeff…

Iowa Department of Corrections announces budget cuts and suspension of services 

Iowa Department of Corrections announces budget cuts and suspension of services 

DES MOINES – The state’s top prison official today announced the implementation of $5.5 million in cuts which includes the suspension of services at certain state institutions and a 3%…

Five people from Dubuque area charged with scam targeting elderly victims throughout the United States

Five people from Dubuque area charged with scam targeting elderly victims throughout the United States

CEDAR RAPIDS – Five Dubuque-area people are facing federal charges after authorities caught them trying to scam elderly people all over the United States. Carlos Rodriguez, Michael Marcov, Stephanie Marcov,…

Ernst joins group of Senators in urging Administration to pursue a tough Russia policy

Ernst joins group of Senators in urging Administration to pursue a tough Russia policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) along with Senators Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Todd Young (R-IN), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Lindsey…

Gov. Branstad signs bill allocating $40 million more to Iowa schools

Gov. Branstad signs bill allocating $40 million more to Iowa schools

DES MOINES – Wednesday, Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill into law allocatng $40 million more for Iowa public schools than they got last year. Senate File 166: an Act relating…

ISU Football: Eric Kohr named Director of Recruiting Operations

ISU Football: Eric Kohr named Director of Recruiting Operations

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State football announced today that Eric Kohr has joined the staff as Director of Recruiting Operations. “Eric is a dynamic young guy,” Iowa State head football…

NIACC wrestlers are 12th in final set of rankings

NIACC wrestlers are 12th in final set of rankings

MASON CITY – The NIACC wrestling team is 12th in the final NJCAA rankings heading into Saturday’s district competition. NIACC, which was 17th in the Jan. 9 set of rankings,…

African man living in Iowa actively participated in genocide and burned his house down, judge says

African man living in Iowa actively participated in genocide and burned his house down, judge says

CEDAR RAPIDS – An African man living in Iowa actively participated in genocide back in his home country in the 1990’s and burned his house down here to score cash,…