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Security cameras catch woman stealing from hotel room

Security cameras catch woman stealing from hotel room

OMAHA – Hotel security cameras helped nab a woman who was leaving her hotel room with numerous items that belonged to the hotel. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Omaha, Nebraska…

Hawkeye grapplers punish Spartans 41-0 (VIDEO)

Hawkeye grapplers punish Spartans 41-0 (VIDEO)

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa wrestling team swept 10 matches from Michigan State on Saturday night to defeat the Spartans, 41-0, on Mediacom Mat inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa…

Iowa State men remain unbeaten after 73-62 win over Texas Tech

Iowa State men remain unbeaten after 73-62 win over Texas Tech

Courtesy: cyclones.com – LUBBOCK, Texas – No. 13 Iowa State lost a 17-point lead, but was able to put it all back together and prevail 73-62 over Texas Tech Saturday…

Suicide bomber attacks ISAF forces

KABUL, Afghanistan – An International Security Assistance Force service member died following a suicide attack by enemy forces in eastern Afghanistan Jan. 4. It is ISAF policy to defer casualty…

Obama calls on Congress to extend emergency unemployment insurance

Obama calls on Congress to extend emergency unemployment insurance

WASHINGTON – President Obama on Saturday called on Congress to help out thousands of long-term unemployed Americans whose benefits expired on December 28th. In this week’s address to the nation,…

Branstad given gift of muzzleloader for deer hunt

Branstad given gift of muzzleloader for deer hunt

NIT – Governor Branstad is going deer hunting again, and this time he has a new firearm to help him bag another buck. Branstad said Saturday via social media that…

Authorities seek escapee from Fort Dodge work release facility

Authorities seek escapee from Fort Dodge work release facility

FORT DODGE – Authorities are seeking a man who escaped from a work release facility who is serving time for a violent offense. According to the Iowa Department of Corrections,…

Sumner woman injured in auto crash

Sumner woman injured in auto crash

DENVER, IOWA – A Sumner woman was injured when she lost control of her vehicle early Saturday morning. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol, 35-year-old Lenora Darrah…

Stalkers on notice this month

Stalkers on notice this month

NIT – Stalkers, your are on the hot seat this month. On December 31st, President Barack Obama proclaimed January 2014 as National Stalking Awareness Month. “I call upon all Americans…

New Year starts out badly for Mason City couple

New Year starts out badly for Mason City couple

MASON CITY – There was trouble at a Mason City apartment house Friday afternoon. Police had dealt with an un-named couple who lived at 10 South Jefferson Avenue Friday morning.…

UN peacekeepers reinforcing presence in South Sudan amid continued fighting

UN peacekeepers reinforcing presence in South Sudan amid continued fighting

NEW YORK – The security situation in South Sudan remains “fluid”, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country today said, confirming that it is sending reinforcements to areas affected…

Rising violence against journalists in Iraq urged to stop

NEW YORK – The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom, expressed alarm today at the recent killing of six media workers in two separate incidents…

Hawkeyes pummel Purdue wrestlers, 30-3

Hawkeyes pummel Purdue wrestlers, 30-3

BRADLEY, Ill. — The University of Iowa wrestling team defeated No. 21 Purdue, 30-3, Friday night at Bradley-Bourbonnais High School in Bradley, Ill. The Hawkeyes scored 25 takedowns and surrendered…

Restraint called for in Lebanon after latest car bombing

NEW YORK – The United Nations on Thursday called on all parties in Lebanon to show restraint following the second deadly car bomb attack in less than a week, and…