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Northern Iowa man accused of stealing cans from donation wagon

Northern Iowa man accused of stealing cans from donation wagon

RUTHVEN, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man is accused of stealing cans from a fire department donation wagon. On Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 4:00 PM, the Palo Alto County…

Man who transported illegal aliens in tractor trailer resulting in 10 deaths sentenced to life in prison

Man who transported illegal aliens in tractor trailer resulting in 10 deaths sentenced to life in prison

SAN ANTONIO — The driver of a tractor-trailer with Iowa ties charged with an illegal alien smuggling operation that resulted in 10 deaths was sentenced to life in prison Friday.…

Osage killer’s sentence upheld by Supreme Court

Osage killer’s sentence upheld by Supreme Court

DES MOINES – The 50-year prison sentence of former Osage resident Noah Crooks has been upheld by the Iowa Supreme Court, after he killed his mother back in 2012 as…

Northern Iowa man pleads guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and drug user

Northern Iowa man pleads guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and drug user

SIOUX CITY – A convicted Northern Iowa felon has pled guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and meth user. Marc Gibbons, 29, from Sanborn, Iowa, was…

Osage man charged with kidnapping and sexual abuse

Osage man charged with kidnapping and sexual abuse

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Mason City cell phone store burglarized; police look for clues

Mason City cell phone store burglarized; police look for clues

MASON CITY – A Mason City cell phone store was burglarized this week. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at approximately 3:22 a.m., Mason City Police Officers responded to a burglary…

Minnesota woman wanted for two murders made stops in North Iowa before fed’s bust her in Texas

Minnesota woman wanted for two murders made stops in North Iowa before fed’s bust her in Texas

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TEXAS – A Southern Minnesota woman accused of two murders has been caught in Texas, and made her way through North Iowa as she attempted to stay…

Northern Iowa man guilty of meth conspiracy, sent to prison

Northern Iowa man guilty of meth conspiracy, sent to prison

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced March 20, 2018, to five years in federal prison. Dennis Yorgensen, 59, from Odebolt, Iowa, received…

Charles City man guilty of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse

Charles City man guilty of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse

MASON CITY — A Charles City man has been found guilty in a case in which he was accused of molesting a teen boy. Doug Lindaman, age 62 of Charles…

Habitual drunk driver guilty for fourth time; bribery charge dropped

Habitual drunk driver guilty for fourth time; bribery charge dropped

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Iowa marijuana cocaine dealer sentenced to prison

Iowa marijuana cocaine dealer sentenced to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who sold over 100 pounds of marijuana was sentenced on April 17, 2018, to 23 months in federal prison. Vichit Kho, age 37, from…

Illegal alien sent to prison for using fake doc’s to get job in Northwood

Illegal alien sent to prison for using fake doc’s to get job in Northwood

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Estherville woman accused of stab attempts on husband

Estherville woman accused of stab attempts on husband

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Southern Minnesota woman sought by federal authorities after two people murdered

Southern Minnesota woman sought by federal authorities after two people murdered

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN – A Southern Minnesota woman is now sought by federal authorities after she allegedly murdered her husband and a Florida woman. The US Marshals Service has updated…

Greene sex offender sent to federal prison for receiving child porn

Greene sex offender sent to federal prison for receiving child porn

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Mason City man sent to residential facility for slow-speed eluding of police

Mason City man sent to residential facility for slow-speed eluding of police

MASON CITY – A man who refused to stop for law enforcement, leading to a slow-speed chase through Mason City and his eventual arrest on drug and other charges, must…

Mason City man guilty of child endangerment

Mason City man guilty of child endangerment

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of felony charges when police discovered an injured and unresponsive infant has been found guilty in the case. On June 22, 2017…

Gun-toting Northern Iowa brothers sent to prison for dealing heroin and fentanyl

Gun-toting Northern Iowa brothers sent to prison for dealing heroin and fentanyl

CEDAR RAPIDS – Gun-toting brothers from a small Northern Iowa town have been sent to prison by federal authorities for dealing heroin and the ultra-dangerous drug fentanyl. Kaleb Breitsprecher, age…

Backpage.com’s CEO and related corporate entities enter guilty pleas for facilitating prostitution

Backpage.com’s CEO and related corporate entities enter guilty pleas for facilitating prostitution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this week, the Justice Department announced the seizure of Backpage.com, the Internet’s leading forum for prostitution ads, including ads depicting the prostitution of children, and the…

Mason City man accused of meth possession

Mason City man accused of meth possession

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Northern Iowa man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting children

Northern Iowa man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting children

OELWEIN, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man is behind bars after police investigated crimes in which he allegedly kidnapped young children and sexually assaulted them. The Oelwein Police Department has…

Felonious Iowa drunk driver charged after smashing jail toilet

Felonious Iowa drunk driver charged after smashing jail toilet

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Clear Lake woman guilty of drunk driving for third time

Clear Lake woman guilty of drunk driving for third time

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Mason City police, fire assist state patrol after auto crash; man faces felony

Mason City police, fire assist state patrol after auto crash; man faces felony

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Iowa woman who schemed to collect insurance money by burning down a house sentenced to 12 years in federal prison

Iowa woman who schemed to collect insurance money by burning down a house sentenced to 12 years in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa woman who schemed to collect insurance money by burning down a house has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison. Beth Galloway, age 42,…

Man who shipped 45 pounds of meth from Arizona to Iowa sent to prison

Man who shipped 45 pounds of meth from Arizona to Iowa sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who mailed at least 45 pounds of methamphetamine from Phoenix, Arizona, to Dubuque, Iowa, was sentenced today to more than 15 years in federal prison.…

Rural Iowa bank robbed Tuesday morning

Rural Iowa bank robbed Tuesday morning

MAXWEWLL, IOWA – A bank was robbed in rural Iowa Tuesday morning, and the culprits remain at large. On April 10 at approximately 10:23 AM, the Story County Sheriff’s Office…

At least three people attacked at troubled Iowa residential facility

At least three people attacked at troubled Iowa residential facility

FAYETTE, IOWA – A Cedar Falls man is facing assault charges after allegedly attacking as many as three people at a troubled residential facility in Northern Iowa. On April 7,…

Twice-deported Guatemalan man busted in Eagle Grove using fake ID to get a job, sent to prison

Twice-deported Guatemalan man busted in Eagle Grove using fake ID to get a job, sent to prison

CEDAR RPAIDS – A Guatemalan man who had been deported two times and illegally returned to the United States and then used false identification documents to obtain a job in…

Mexican woman sentenced to prison for using a fraudulent social security card to get a job

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican woman who aided and abetted her husband in absconding from justice in Nebraska and assumed a new identity in Iowa was sentenced on February 14,…

Two young men arrested and large amount of stolen property recovered in Oelwein after thefts and burglaries

Two young men arrested and large amount of stolen property recovered in Oelwein after thefts and burglaries

OELWEIN, IOWA – Two young men have been arrested and a large amount of stolen property recovered in the Northern Iowa town of Oelwein after a string of thefts and…

Iowa daycare provider accused of seriously injuring one-year-old child

Iowa daycare provider accused of seriously injuring one-year-old child

INDIANOLA, IOWA – An Iowa daycare provider is accused of seriously injuring a one-year-old child On October 31, 2017, the Indianola Police Department and Indianola Fire and Rescue were sent…

Cops chase alleged Florida murderer near Nashua, end pursuit with stop sticks

Cops chase alleged Florida murderer near Nashua, end pursuit with stop sticks

NASHUA – The Iowa State Patrol tried to stop a high-speed driver near Nashua Thursday morning who turned out to be a desperate alleged murder who refused to stop. The…

Numerous youngsters nabbed at underage party in Estherville

Numerous youngsters nabbed at underage party in Estherville

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – Numerous youngsters were nabbed by police at an underage party in Estherville. On March 29, 2018 at 11:11 PM, Estherville Police were dispatched to 715 South 12th…

Northern Iowa woman sent to prison for 10 years for meth conspiracy

Northern Iowa woman sent to prison for 10 years for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A Spencer woman has been sentenced this week to 10 years in federal prison for conspiring to use family members from Utah to manufacture meth that she…

Armed Iowa man with over 100 pounds of meth faces 25 years in prison

Armed Iowa man with over 100 pounds of meth faces 25 years in prison

SIOUX CITY – An Iowa felon who conspired to distribute over 100 pounds of methamphetamine and possessed a GSG, MP5, .22-caliber firearm to further the conspiracy pled guilty today, April…

Mason City police arrest woman after two people hurt in assault

Mason City police arrest woman after two people hurt in assault

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Northern Iowa man accused of dealing meth

Northern Iowa man accused of dealing meth

EMMETSBURG, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man is accused of dealing meth, police say. On Sunday, April 1, 2018, at approximately 10:00 PM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested…

Iowa man beats his victim twice before leaping from window to evade police

Iowa man beats his victim twice before leaping from window to evade police

MANCHESTER, IOWA – An Iowa man beat his female victim twice before police could catch up to him in a second-story apartment, leading him to leap from a window before…

Two arrested near Worth county casino after traffic stop

Two arrested near Worth county casino after traffic stop

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