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Law enforcement chase stolen vehicle out of Charles City

Law enforcement chase stolen vehicle out of Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Law enforcement chased a stolen vehicle out of Charles City Friday and were only able to stop the Minnesota driver after stop-sticks were deployed. At 11:11 AM…

Kanawha repeat offender sentenced to federal prison for Cerro Gordo county meth conspiracy

Kanawha repeat offender sentenced to federal prison for Cerro Gordo county meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to manufacture methamphetamine was sentenced February 12, 2018, to 15 years in federal prison. Todd Edward Daniels, 49, from Kanawha, Iowa, received the…

Mason City meth dealers sent to prison

Mason City meth dealers sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two men have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a methamphetamine distribution conspiracy. Matthew Vance Query, age 34, of Mason City, Iowa, received his…

Iowa driver stopped for 121 mph speeding in Chickasaw county

Iowa driver stopped for 121 mph speeding in Chickasaw county

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Grand jury indicts thirteen Russians and three Russian companies for scheme to interfere in the United States political system

Grand jury indicts thirteen Russians and three Russian companies for scheme to interfere in the United States political system

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice announced that a grand jury in the District of Columbia today returned an indictment presented by the Special Counsel’s Office. The indictment charges…

Iowa prison inmate confined to wheelchair beats up guard

Iowa prison inmate confined to wheelchair beats up guard

CORALVILLE – A staff member was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa Medical Classification Center in Coralville, IA at approximately 2:05 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The staff member, a correctional…

Mason City convicted burglar caught with illegal drugs

Mason City convicted burglar caught with illegal drugs

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Mason City couple accused of dealing marijuana and Dextroamphetamine

Mason City couple accused of dealing marijuana and Dextroamphetamine

CLEAR LAKE – A drug investigation by law enforcement that originated in Clear Lake has led to the arrest of a Mason City couple for dealing marijuana and Dextroamphetamine. On…

Iowa mechanic who lambasted Muslim customer gets probation for his crime

Iowa mechanic who lambasted Muslim customer gets probation for his crime

IOWA CITY – An Iowa mechanic who lambasted a Muslim customer has been sentenced to probation for his crime. Law enforcement was called to Cermak Automotive in Iowa City on…

Northern Iowa man with long criminal history sentenced to prison for meth conspiracy

Northern Iowa man with long criminal history sentenced to prison for meth conspiracy

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Iowa man accused of sexual assault of child

Iowa man accused of sexual assault of child

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Osage woman on probation for neglecting dependent persons faces drug and theft charges

Osage woman on probation for neglecting dependent persons faces drug and theft charges

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Mexican criminal sent to prison for illegally returning to Iowa following deportation

Mexican criminal sent to prison for illegally returning to Iowa following deportation

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who had previously been deported following state convictions for domestic abuse and false imprisonment and returned to live in Iowa was sentenced to 112…

Iowa man who ran from army and stole identity to evade capture for nearly 20 years sent to prison

Iowa man who ran from army and stole identity to evade capture for nearly 20 years sent to prison

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UPDATE: Janitor arrested after Clear Lake police investigated secret camera installed in school bathroom

UPDATE: Janitor arrested after Clear Lake police investigated secret camera installed in school bathroom

CLEAR LAKE – Clear Lake police are investigating an alleged secret camera installed in a school bathroom, and a Mason City man has been arrested. Clear Lake police say that…

Former daycare operator who molested child in Mason City gets probation

Former daycare operator who molested child in Mason City gets probation

MASON CITY – A woman who operated a daycare in Mason City and sexually abused a young child in her care has been given probation for her heinous crimes. Tawny…

Mason City man accused of drunk driving for second time

Mason City man accused of drunk driving for second time

MASON CITY – A Mason City man awaiting trial and a plea hearing for drunk driving last September was caught allegedly intoxicated behind the wheel again this weekend. A Mason…

Illegal alien who struck and killed NFL player and his driver faces federal immigration charges

Illegal alien who struck and killed NFL player and his driver faces federal immigration charges

INDIANAPOLIS — A previously deported citizen of Guatemala, who was arrested this month for being involved in a fatal car accident that killed an NFL player and another man, was…

Woman who burned down Mason City house gets probation

Woman who burned down Mason City house gets probation

MASON CITY – A woman who burned down a house in Mason City last year is guilty of arson and has been put on probation. On Saturday, September 2, 2017…

Greene man guilty of child pornography crime, faces years in prison

Greene man guilty of child pornography crime, faces years in prison

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Raid of Mason City’s Asian Tuina massage parlor nets prostitution arrest

Raid of Mason City’s Asian Tuina massage parlor nets prostitution arrest

MASON CITY – Police in Mason City raided the Asian Tuina massage parlor today and took a wanted woman to jail for prostitution. On Thursday, February 8th the Mason City…

Charles City man faces charges after two violent incidents

Charles City man faces charges after two violent incidents

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man is due in court after police were forced to deal with him on two separate occasions – the latest a violent episode in…

Charles City fight leads to arrest of wanted man on felony charge

Charles City fight leads to arrest of wanted man on felony charge

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Iowa man allegedly murders daughter then is hit by train

Iowa man allegedly murders daughter then is hit by train

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Charles City woman accused of theft and drunk driving

Charles City woman accused of theft and drunk driving

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ISIS supporter sent to prison for attacking federal agent with knife

ISIS supporter sent to prison for attacking federal agent with knife

NEW YORK – An ISIS terrorist supporter who was armed with a knife and attacked a federal officer who was performing physical surveillance on him has been sentenced to 18…

Mason City woman caught stealing at Walmart

Mason City woman caught stealing at Walmart

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman liven on the NIACC campus was caught stealing at Walmart this weekend. Mason City police were dispatched to Walmart, 4151 4th Street SW,…

Border patrol agent accused of child porn crimes

Border patrol agent accused of child porn crimes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer charged with advertising, receiving, distributing and possessing child pornography was arrested today at his place of residence.…

Northwood woman caught drunk driving in rural Cerro Gordo county

Northwood woman caught drunk driving in rural Cerro Gordo county

MASON CITY – A Northwood woman was caught drunk driving in rural Cerro Gordo county this past weekend. A Cerro Gordo county deputy conducted a traffic stop on Saturday, February…

Mason City man faces new robbery charge

Mason City man faces new robbery charge

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Charles City man faces domestic assault and drug charges

Charles City man faces domestic assault and drug charges

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested after an alleged domestic incident involving strangulation and faces a drug charge. On January 29 at about 10:49 PM, officers with…

Charles City man accused of robbery

Charles City man accused of robbery

CHARLES CITY – A theft report led to the arrest of a Charles City man for robbery. On January 30, the Charles City police department took a theft report in…

Law enforcement raids Charles City house

Law enforcement raids Charles City house

CHARLES CITY – Law enforcement raided a house in Charles City Friday. The North Central Iowa Narcotics Task Force (NCINTF) along with their Special Operations Group (SOG) tactical team and…

Northern Iowa man caught with 2.5 lbs of weed for sale

Northern Iowa man caught with 2.5 lbs of weed for sale

ESTHERVILLE – Over two pounds of weed for distribution led to the arrest of a Northern Iowa man. A Spirit Lake man was recently charged as the result of an…

Iowa prison inmate Rashod Aldridge dies

Iowa prison inmate Rashod Aldridge dies

IOWA CITY – Rashod Develt Aldridge was pronounced dead due to cardiac arrest at 7:44 a.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics where…

Federal law enforcement announces “surge” against pharmacies and prescribers who dispense drugs illegally

Federal law enforcement announces “surge” against pharmacies and prescribers who dispense drugs illegally

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this week that, over the next 45 days, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will surge Special Agents, Diversion Investigators, and Intelligence Research…

Fort Dodge woman accused of attempted murder after running down pedestrian

Fort Dodge woman accused of attempted murder after running down pedestrian

FORT DODGE – An Iowa  woman is facing attempted murder charges after she allegedly was driving drunk as she intentionally accelerated her vehicle and ran down a pedestrian this past…

Man who tortured cat allegedly exposes himself at apartment complex

Man who tortured cat allegedly exposes himself at apartment complex

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who got a fine for stuffing a cat into a bag and tossing it into a river was arrested this week after police…

Felony criminal mischief charge against Mason City man accused of vandalizing gaming machine at casino dropped by county attorney

Felony criminal mischief charge against Mason City man accused of vandalizing gaming machine at casino dropped by county attorney

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Mason City woman arrested in Worth county for meth possession

Mason City woman arrested in Worth county for meth possession

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