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Prison escapee charged with aggravated identity theft

Prison escapee charged with aggravated identity theft

CEDAR RAPIDS – Ronald Dwaine Carnes, age 69, from Waterloo, Iowa, has been charged with misuse of Social Security numbers, aggravated identity theft and possession of a firearm by a…

Iowa woman convicted of selling synthetic drugs

Iowa woman convicted of selling synthetic drugs

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who sold synthetic drugs commonly called “K2” and “bath salts” was convicted by a jury today after a 3-day trial in federal court in Cedar…

Charles City police arrest alleged car burglars

Charles City police arrest alleged car burglars

CHARLES CITY -A Charles City couple has been arrested after an investigation into car burglaries in town. Captian Hugh Anderson told NIT that two persons, Katelyn Speakar, age 19, and…

North Iowa Events Center manager has resigned

North Iowa Events Center manager has resigned

MASON CITY – NIT has been informed that North Iowa Events Center General Manager David Green has resigned. According to a source close to the Events Center, Green submitted his resignation…

Mason City teen reported missing

Mason City teen reported missing

MASON CITY – A Mason City teen remains missing this week. Ethan Hoff, age 15, was reported missing to the Mason City Police Department on June 24, 2014. Ethan was…

MCFD, Mercy Hospital call police on man asking for food

MCFD, Mercy Hospital call police on man asking for food

MASON CITY – Police were called to the Mason City Fire Department and Mercy Hospital for a man asking for food Wednesday. According to police, Mason City police officers were…

North Iowa woman in jail for parole violation related to felony OWI

North Iowa woman in jail for parole violation related to felony OWI

MASON CITY – A North Iowa woman is in jail for a parole violation connected to her third conviction for operating while intoxicated. Deirdre Laine Witham, age 43, is now…

Iowa Workforce Development receives $6 million grant

Iowa Workforce Development receives $6 million grant

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that Iowa Workforce Development received a $6 million Department of Labor (DOL) grant to assist with…

Sheriff Joe investigating “needless and horrible death” of 21 dogs in kennel

Sheriff Joe investigating “needless and horrible death” of 21 dogs in kennel

PHOENIX, AZ – Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his aggressive stance on animal abuse and neglect, held a press conference on Monday, June 23rd, shortly after meeting with…

ISU professor: No paid leave for families is shameful

ISU professor: No paid leave for families is shameful

AMES, Iowa – President Obama outlined several initiatives aimed at improving workplace flexibility and access to affordable child care as part of a White House Summit on Working Families. The…

Emails reveal that IRS targeted Grassley

Emails reveal that IRS targeted Grassley

WASHINGTON – Late Wednesday, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) announced the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) targeting of conservative individuals includes a sitting United States Senator – Iowa’s…

Appeals court upholds Farnsworth murder conviction

Appeals court upholds Farnsworth murder conviction

DES MOINES – A Waterloo man convicted of murdering a Mason City man in a fight over a woman lost his appeal. James Farnsworth, age 24, appealed his conviction for…