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Accused Benghazi terrorist makes first court appearance

Accused Benghazi terrorist makes first court appearance

WASHINGTON – Ahmed Abu Khatallah, aka Ahmed Mukatallah, made his first appearance Saturday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on a federal terrorism offense arising from…

U.S. Bank to pay $200 million to resolve alleged FHA mortgage lending violations

U.S. Bank to pay $200 million to resolve alleged FHA mortgage lending violations

WASHINGTON – U.S. Bank has agreed to pay the United States $200 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly originating and underwriting mortgage loans…

Pentagon: There are now 750 US troops in Iraq

Pentagon: There are now 750 US troops in Iraq

WASHINGTON – There are now about 750 US troops in Iraq, after the Pentagon announced 200 more troops were sent there on Sunday. At the direction of President Barack Obama,…

MC man who allegedly suffocated dog pleads guilty to animal neglect

MC man who allegedly suffocated dog pleads guilty to animal neglect

MASON CITY – A man who police said put a plastic bag over his dog’s head to suffocate it because he didn’t want to pay a fee to have it…

Waldorf College 2013 graduate placement report released

Waldorf College 2013 graduate placement report released

FOREST CITY, IA – Waldorf College saw a 93% placement rate for their 2013 online and residential graduates. This information is gathered through surveys and research conducted by the Waldorf…

Southern Minnesota man charged after being caught with stolen Mason City antique tractor

Southern Minnesota man charged after being caught with stolen Mason City antique tractor

RICE COUNTY, MN – A Faribault man is facing numerous charges after police discovered dozens of stolen items at his property in Rice County, Minnesota. One of the items was…

Trial set for MC woman wanted on theft charge

Trial set for MC woman wanted on theft charge

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who failed to appear in court on a theft charge was arrested on a warrant and a trial date has been set. Mariah…

Supreme Court slaps Obamacare on issue of contraceptives in health plans

Supreme Court slaps Obamacare on issue of contraceptives in health plans

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has dealt President Obama another blow, this time ruling that for-profit companies with certain religious beliefs cannot be forced to offer some forms of contraceptives…

State launches “Zero Fatalities” traffic safety initiative

State launches “Zero Fatalities” traffic safety initiative

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced the launch of “Zero Fatalities,” Iowa’s plan to keep every man, woman, and child safe on Iowa’s…

Charles City woman arrested for driving while barred

Charles City woman arrested for driving while barred

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman was arrested recently for driving while barred. On June 25, 2014, Charles City police made a traffic stop on 22-year-old Crystal Hunn at…

Woody named director of track and field/cross country for the University of Iowa

Woody named director of track and field/cross country for the University of Iowa

IOWA CITY – Iowa City native, four-time All-American, and former world champion Joey Woody has been named director of track and field/cross country for the University of Iowa. Woody replaces…

Swimmers itch showing up at Crystal Lake, Black Hawk Lake

Swimmers itch showing up at Crystal Lake, Black Hawk Lake

CRYSTAL LAKE – Complaints about swimmer’s itch are starting to come in from Crystal Lake and Black Hawk Lake, and it is likely only a matter of time before it…

Diocese of Des Moines places priest on leave after “credible” abuse allegation

Diocese of Des Moines places priest on leave after “credible” abuse allegation

DES MOINES – An Iowa priest is on indefinite administrative leave after allegations of sexual abuse were found to be credible, according to the Diocese of Des Moines. Bishop Richard Pates…

Texas man sentenced to 15 years in prison for producing child pornography

Texas man sentenced to 15 years in prison for producing child pornography

LUBBOCK, Texas — A west Texas man was sentenced in federal court Friday to 15 years in prison for making child pornography. This sentence is the result of an investigation…