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Wanted Mason City man located and arrested

Wanted Mason City man located and arrested

MASON CITY – Felony theft. Third degree burglary. A deferred judgement. Then, a probation violation and months on the lam. North Iowa’s revolving door of justice keeps turning. A Mason…

Four persons injured after auto accident in Clear Lake

Four persons injured after auto accident in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – Four persons – including a four-month-old infant – were injured Tuesday in an auto accident on Clear Lake’s west side. The accident occurred at about 11:44 AM…

Gesell, Woodbury help USA East Coast improve to 2-0

Gesell, Woodbury help USA East Coast improve to 2-0

TALLINN, Estonia – University of Iowa junior guard Mike Gesell took over down the stretch in USA East Coast’s 90-83 victory over the Austrian National Team Tuesday night. With the…

UPDATE: Motorcyclists pay price when teen driver fails to stop in time

UPDATE: Motorcyclists pay price when teen driver fails to stop in time

NEW HAMPTON – A teen driver failed to stop in time when a vehicle in front of him made an abrupt stop, sending his vehicle into oncoming traffic. According to…

State worker suing Branstad resigns; lawyer Roxanne Conlin says suit will go on

State worker suing Branstad resigns; lawyer Roxanne Conlin says suit will go on

DES MOINES – An official who is dueling Governor Terry Branstad in court – Iowa worker’s compensation commissioner Christopher Godfrey  – has resigned, just as Governor Branstad wanted, but his lawsuit against…

Utah takes gay marriage issue to U.S. Supreme Court

Utah takes gay marriage issue to U.S. Supreme Court

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah refuses to give up on banning same-sex marriages. The Utah Attorney General’s Office today filed a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court,…

U.S. General killed in sneak attack in Afghanistan (video)

U.S. General killed in sneak attack in Afghanistan (video)

KABUL, Afghanistan (Aug. 5, 2014) — The international military force in Afghanistan confirmed today that a deadly incident occurred today involving local Afghan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops at The…

Ames company working on Ebola vaccine

Ames company working on Ebola vaccine

AMES, IA – NewLink Genetics Corporation of Ames, Iowa, today announced a letter contract with the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for studies that will bring an Ebola…

Steve King confronted by DREAMERs at Okoboji bar (video)

Steve King confronted by DREAMERs at Okoboji bar (video)

OKOBOJI – At a fundraiser with Rand Paul in Okoboji, Iowa, DREAMers Erika Andiola & Cesar Vargas confront Steve King for trying to end DACA (deferred action for childhood arrivals).…

President signs bill sending $225 million to Israel for “Iron Dome”

President signs bill sending $225 million to Israel for “Iron Dome”

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law a measure quickly approved last week by Congress, sending $225 million to Israel to beef up its Iron Dome defense…

Minnesota man wreaks havoc in Iowa City, steals cop car

Minnesota man wreaks havoc in Iowa City, steals cop car

IOWA CITY – This college town isn’t number two on the nation’s top party schools list for no reason, and a man from the Twin Cities area helped Iowa City…

Troopers chase teen motorcyclist who crashes, is hospitalized

Troopers chase teen motorcyclist who crashes, is hospitalized

COUNCIL BLUFFS – Iowa State Patrol troopers pursued a teen motorcyclist who refused to stop Monday evening before he was seriously injured after rolling his bike in an interstate median.…

Cops, FBI catch Iowa City bank robber

Cops, FBI catch Iowa City bank robber

IOWA CITY – A man questioned by police and FBI agents within minutes of a daytime bank robbery in Iowa City admitted his involvement in the crime, plus another. Iowa…

Liberal group says Branstad will host Summit with “hate group”

Liberal group says Branstad will host Summit with “hate group”

DES MOINES – A liberal Iowa political group said this week that Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will host the Family Leadership Summit on Saturday, alongside the Family…

Hawkeye juniors help lead USA East Coast basketball team over European team

Hawkeye juniors help lead USA East Coast basketball team over European team

Tallinn, Estonia – The USA East Coast basketball team that includes University of Iowa juniors Mike Gesell and Adam Woodbury won their opening game of their overseas trip tonight, 103-59,…