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Defendant in deadly San Antonio tractor trailer case pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens resulting in 10 deaths

Defendant in deadly San Antonio tractor trailer case pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens resulting in 10 deaths

SAN ANTONIO — The driver of a tractor-trailer with Iowa ties charged with an illegal alien smuggling operation that resulted in 10 deaths pleaded guilty to those charges on Monday.…

Mason City man caught drunk driving

Mason City man caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was caught drunk driving Saturday night. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle after a traffic complaint at about 7:04 PM near…

Nora Springs man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Nora Springs man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Nora Springs man was jailed after a drunk driving stop Saturday morning in Mason City. A Mason City police officer stopped a vehicle near 1920 South…

Eight Iowa drug dealers who worked with 339 pounds of ice methamphetamine sent to prison

Eight Iowa drug dealers who worked with 339 pounds of ice methamphetamine sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Eight Iowa residents have been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges. At sentencing hearings in August, September, and October of 2017, Chief…

Minnesota man caught stealing in Mason City

Minnesota man caught stealing in Mason City

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Charles City man steals beer, tosses it in the river

Charles City man steals beer, tosses it in the river

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man committed the serious crime of not only stealing beer – but tossing it into the river. The incident happened on Wednesday, October 18.…

Mother and father of 17-month-old Iowa child arrested after baby dies weighing just 11 lbs.

Mother and father of 17-month-old Iowa child arrested after baby dies weighing just 11 lbs.

RIVERSIDE, IOWA – A mother and a father are behind bars facing homicide charges after their 17-month-old daughter was found unresponsive and later died weighing just 11 lbs. On Thursday,…

Officials say attackers at Iowa prison have ties to White Supremacy groups

Officials say attackers at Iowa prison have ties to White Supremacy groups

FORT MADISON – Iowa State Penitentiary continues in lockdown/restricted movement status as of Friday October 20th. There are no plans to remove this status at this time. The staff member…

Teen arrested Thursday with gun in parking lot at Iowa high school

Teen arrested Thursday with gun in parking lot at Iowa high school

MANCHESTER, IOWA – Police in the small Northeast Iowa town say a teen was caught with a gun at a high school parking lot. The Manchester Police Department responded to…

Domestic abuser wanted since May finally jailed

Domestic abuser wanted since May finally jailed

MASON CITY – A convicted domestic abuser wanted since May has turned himself in to face justice. The incident involving Cory Lee Craig took place Saturday, December 17, 2016 in Mason…

Rockford convicted domestic abuser’s appeal to Supreme Court to be heard in Cedar Falls

Rockford convicted domestic abuser’s appeal to Supreme Court to be heard in Cedar Falls

CEDAR FALLS – On Thursday, November 2, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Cedar Falls High School in Cedar Falls involving a case of a Rockford man…

Man arrested for taking Chinese meals in Charles City

Man arrested for taking Chinese meals in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A man was arrested after he allegedly took Chinese meals by shoplifting a business in Charles City this week. The incident took place on October 17 at…

Eagle Grove teen charged with threat to school

Eagle Grove teen charged with threat to school

EAGLE GORVE – Yet another school threat has been leveled and a teen has been arrested in Eagle Grove, police say. According to Eagle Grove police, apparently on Thursday, an…

Law enforcement round up “multiple pounds of suspected meth and marijuana” after Mason City traffic stop

Law enforcement round up “multiple pounds of suspected meth and marijuana” after Mason City traffic stop

MASON CITY – A traffic stop Thursday night in Mason City led a hotel raid and then to drug and weapon arrests. On October 19, 2017, Deputies with the Cerro…

Charles City man guilty of murder, jury says

Charles City man guilty of murder, jury says

CHARLES CITY – A jury says a Charles City man is guilty of murder after he shot and killed a Mason City man in June. In July, the Chicago Police…

Illegal Mexican alien twice-deported sent to prison for returned again to the United States to live in Iowa

Illegal Mexican alien twice-deported sent to prison for returned again to the United States to live in Iowa

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Waterloo man sent to prison after drug-fueled drive-by shooting

Waterloo man sent to prison after drug-fueled drive-by shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who drove by a house in Waterloo, Iowa, and fired a gun twice at the detached garage was sentenced yesterday to more than three years…

Iowa prisoner uses homemade weapons to strike and injure guard; prison on lockdown

Iowa prisoner uses homemade weapons to strike and injure guard; prison on lockdown

FORT MADISON – Iowa State Penitentiary was placed on lockdown/restricted movement Wednesday, October 18, 2017 after an incident involving a staff assault by a prisoner using homemade weapons. The staff…

Iowa man sent to prison for meth conspiracy; got his own daughter involved

Iowa man sent to prison for meth conspiracy; got his own daughter involved

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Mason City man caught drunk driving – allegedly with drugs – gets sweet plea deal

Mason City man caught drunk driving – allegedly with drugs – gets sweet plea deal

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was caught drunk driving and accused by police of being in possession of an illegal drug pled guilty and got half his…

Cops nab burglar who stole tools and bike

Cops nab burglar who stole tools and bike

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has been arrested in connection with several recent burglaries. On Monday, October 16th, Joshuah John Hockenson (22) of Mason City was arrested in…

Iowa woman arrested for prostitution in Ackley

Iowa woman arrested for prostitution in Ackley

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Mason City police plant bait bike, catch thief in action

Mason City police plant bait bike, catch thief in action

MASON CITY – Mason City police are dealign with thieves and vandals across the community, and today used a bait bike to bring an alleged crook to justice. The Mason…

Mason City woman caught drunk driving this weekend

Mason City woman caught drunk driving this weekend

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A local attorney was stopped and arrested for drunk driving this weekend after concerned citizens called police. According to the Cerro Gordo county sheriff’s office,…

Meth criminal attacks police before plumber helps cops take him to jail

Meth criminal attacks police before plumber helps cops take him to jail

FORT DODGE – An alleged meth criminal wanted on warrants battled cops Monday morning in Fort Dodge before a concerned citizen intervened and helped subdue the man. At approximately 10:25…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issues statement on FBI stats showing staggering rise in law enforcement officers killed and assaulted in the line of duty in 2016

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issues statement on FBI stats showing staggering rise in law enforcement officers killed and assaulted in the line of duty in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions today issued the following statement on the FBI’s 2016 Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted report, which show an unacceptable rise in law…

Another school threat in Iowa leads to arrest of teen

Another school threat in Iowa leads to arrest of teen

WEST DES MOINES – Yet another threat was lodged recently against an Iowa school leading to the arrest of a West Des Moines teen. The West Des Moines Police with…

Mason City woman arrested for meth possession

Mason City woman arrested for meth possession

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Mason City woman caught drunk driving

Mason City woman caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was recently arrested for drunk driving. Mason City police stopped and arrested 29-year-old Felicia Marie Clausen after 3 AM on October 7. She…

Mason City man sent to jail for drunk driving and assaulting police

Mason City man sent to jail for drunk driving and assaulting police

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Out-of-town men armed with gun and meth caught at Mason City hotel

Out-of-town men armed with gun and meth caught at Mason City hotel

MASON CITY – Two men with a gun and meth were busted at a Mason City hotel Thursday afternoon, allegedly looking to deal their illegal substance. Local law enforcement cornered…

New York men convicted of armed bank robbery in Iowa

New York men convicted of armed bank robbery in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who robbed the Citizens State Bank in Hopkinton, Iowa, was convicted by a jury yesterday after a three-day trial in federal court in Cedar Rapids.…

Police arrest man who socked older fan in the face at NFL game

Police arrest man who socked older fan in the face at NFL game

CHARLOTTE, NC – In a brutal display of violence caught on video, an enraged man threw a Mike Tyson style punch into the face of an older fan while arguing…

Mason City man who once smashed out windows on van gets another deferred judgement

Mason City man who once smashed out windows on van gets another deferred judgement

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was given a deferred judgement after he smashed out the windows on a victim’s van got another pass for carrying weapons in…

Mason City man arrested for felony drunk driving

Mason City man arrested for felony drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is behind bars, accused of felony drunk driving after he was caught early Friday morning. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle…

Iowa teen mows down pedestrian while she checks phone

Iowa teen mows down pedestrian while she checks phone

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA – A Iowa teen faces a $100 fine after police say she was checking her phone Thursday while she mowed down a pedestrian and struck a tree.…

Wisconsin woman nabbed with stolen car after gas station drive-off

Wisconsin woman nabbed with stolen car after gas station drive-off

MASON CITY – A Wisconsin woman was nabbed in a stolen car after police were notified of a drive-off from a Mason City gas station. Local law enforcement tells NIT…

Hampton man sent to prison for 30 years for sexually abusing child

Hampton man sent to prison for 30 years for sexually abusing child

HAMPTON, IOWA – A Hampton man who previously said he’s not guilty of sexually abusing a child has been found guilty and sent to prison for 30 years. After an…

Meth-maker wanted on federal warrant evades Fort Dodge law enforcement before being tazed

Meth-maker wanted on federal warrant evades Fort Dodge law enforcement before being tazed

FORT DODGE – A convicted meth-maker  wanted on a federal arrest warrants was cornered in Fort Dodge but wouldn’t go quietly, leading to an experience with a blast of electricity.…

Iowa man called “Satan” by woman he tried to strangle as he was sentenced to prison

Iowa man called “Satan” by woman he tried to strangle as he was sentenced to prison

BOONE, IOWA – An Iowa domestic abuser was called “Satan” by the woman he nearly strangled to death, then he was sentenced to prison. The Boone County District Associates Court…

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