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NBA owner allegedly makes racist remarks against black people

NIT – A league loved by black people allegedly has a team owner who doesn’t want them to come to games. In a recording turned over to the celebrity website…

Law enforcement work together to catch couple who stole credit cards from car at YMCA

Law enforcement work together to catch couple who stole credit cards from car at YMCA

MASON CITY – A couple from Minnesota allegedly stole credit cards from a vehicle parked at the Mason City YMCA Wednesday, and multiple law enforcement agencies worked together to bring…

New resident of Mason City who punched officers in a Waterloo courthouse arrested Friday

New resident of Mason City who punched officers in a Waterloo courthouse arrested Friday

MASON CITY – Mason City police arrested a new resident of town Friday, wanted on two warrants for violating probation in cases out of Waterloo, his former place of residence.…

Iowa DNR: Wind damages Iowa’s national champion ash tree

From the Iowa DNR: The king is dead. Iowa’s 114 feet tall national champion black ash was damaged in a wind storm ending its reign as the tallest ash in…

Panther defense beats offense, 45-40 in spring football game

Panther defense beats offense, 45-40 in spring football game

Courtesy UNI Athletics Communications – CEDAR FALLS – The University of Northern Iowa football program wrapped up the spring season with their annual Spring Game presented by Tyson today inside…

Six world bests set Friday at 105th Drake Relays

Six world bests set Friday at 105th Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa – World-leading marks were set in each of the Moscow World Championship Rematches, as the elite events lived up to the hype and put on a show…

Charles City man arrested for felony domestic assault

Charles City man arrested for felony domestic assault

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City investigated a domestic abuse assault that took place in the 600 block of 9th Avenue on April 20 and arrested a man on…

President Obama says small businesses across America are raising wages

President Obama says small businesses across America are raising wages

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama highlighted small business owners across the country he says are acting to raise wages for their workers. He called on Congress…

Ames police announce two more arrests connected to riots

Ames police announce two more arrests connected to riots

AMES – Police in Ames have announced tow more arrests connected to the riots of April 8 and 9 that ruined this year’s VEISHEA celebration. As a part of an…

Wanted New Hampton man arrested in Charles City

Wanted New Hampton man arrested in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City located and arrested a wanted man last week. On April 22, Charles City police located Kristopher Hugh Viers, age 31 of New Hampton,…

Hawkeye basketball player arrested for OWI

Hawkeye basketball player arrested for OWI

IOWA CITY – An Iowa basketball player was stopped and arrested for operating while intoxicated early Saturday morning. KACOUL DUT “Peter” Jok, age 20, a freshman on the Iowa men’s…

Gas leak investigated Friday evening

Gas leak investigated Friday evening

MASON CITY – A gas leak was investigated Friday evening in Mason City. Police had 1st Street SW blocked off at about 6 PM Friday after a call to authorities…

Mason City KMart is now closed

Mason City KMart is now closed

MASON CITY – The Mason City KMart is now closed, marking the end of over 40 years of retail shopping. The store opened in June of 1972. The store held…

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

From Rep. Sharon Steckman: The legislative session is now a few days into overtime. Our pay stopped on the last scheduled day of session, April 22nd, and it was also…

MN law enforcement warns of police impersonator

MN law enforcement warns of police impersonator

ST. PAUL – The Ramsey County, Minnesota Sheriff’s Office has received numerous reports of an individual attempting to impersonate a Ramsey County deputy sheriff. The contacts have typically involved a…

Hagel waits to hear from Russian counterparts

By Claudette Roulo, American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 – Defense Department officials are still waiting to hear back from their Russian counterparts after reaching out to…

U.S., South Korea Alliance ‘Incredible Bond,’ Obama Says

U.S., South Korea Alliance ‘Incredible Bond,’ Obama Says

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr., American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, April 26, 2014 – The special bond between Americans and South Koreans serves to strengthen U.S.…

Wanted man arrested in Charles City

Wanted man arrested in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Police caught a wanted man last week in Charles City. Trent Slight, age 22, of New Hampton, was located and arrested by Charles City police on April…

Syria: UN agency denounces killing of Palestinian refugee children

NIT – The United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees across the Middle East today strongly condemned the recent killing of three Palestinian refugee children in different parts of Syria, and…