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Osage man’s vehicular homicide trial now delayed until October

Osage man’s vehicular homicide trial now delayed until October

OSGAE – An Osage man accused of vehicular homicide and other charges has had his trial pushed back until October. A Charles City man was killed, and five other persons…

Officials identify Army Major General killed in Afghanistan

By Jim Garamone, DoD News, Defense Media Activity – WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 – The Army announced that Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the deputy commanding general of the Combined…

Ames getting more bike-friendly without Blue Zone

Ames getting more bike-friendly without Blue Zone

AMES, Iowa – Like Mason City, another mid-sized Iowa town has upgraded its traffic tools for bike riders, but without the direction of a Blue Zone. As part of the Blue…

USA East Coast falls to Estonia national team

USA East Coast falls to Estonia national team

TALLINN, Estonia — USA East Coast lost its first game of the Four Nations Cup Wednesday night, falling to the Estonia National Team, 77-65. Both Estonia and USA East Coast…

Dietz for Iowa announces Perry endorsement

Dietz for Iowa announces Perry endorsement

HAMPTON – Shawn Dietz, Republican nominee for State Senate from District 27, announced today the endorsement of Texas Governor and 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate, Rick Perry. Perry has made several…

Branstad remarks on death of former Des Moines mayor

DES MOINES – Gov. Branstad issued the following statement upon learning of the passing of former Des Moines Mayor Richard “Dick” Olson, who died in a car accident in Maine:…

Accused triple murderer from Mexico caught in Arizona, shipped south

Accused triple murderer from Mexico caught in Arizona, shipped south

NOGALES, Ariz. — A Mexican man wanted for triple homicide in his native country was turned over to Mexican law enforcement authorities at the Nogales port of entry Monday, following…

11th annual Iowa Democratic Wing Ding scheduled for August 15

11th annual Iowa Democratic Wing Ding scheduled for August 15

CLEAR LAKE – The North Iowa Democrats are announcing that the Keynote Speaker for the 11th Annual Wing Ding Fundraiser will be retiring U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa. This…

Tom Barlas, Jr. found not guilty of murder

Tom Barlas, Jr. found not guilty of murder

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was found not guilty of first degree murder today in Cerro Gordo county court. Thomas Barlas, Jr., age 43, was found not guilty…

DCI continues to investigate shooting death

DCI continues to investigate shooting death

FORT MADISON, IOWA – The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation continues its investigation into the officer involved shooting that occurred during the early morning hours of August 3, 2014, in…

Hawkeye men to face Texas at Madison Square Garden

Hawkeye men to face Texas at Madison Square Garden

IOWA CITY – The championship rounds of the 2K Classic benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project begin with the University of Iowa squaring off against Texas, followed by Syracuse versus California…

National Night Out observed (photos)

National Night Out observed (photos)

MASON CITY – National Night Out was observed Tuesday evening at Mason City’s East Park. This year’s family-friendly event marked the 31st Anniversary for the Annual National Night Out crime…

Iowa State men’s basketball to face Alabama

Iowa State men’s basketball to face Alabama

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Iowa State will play Alabama in the semifinals of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic on Monday, Nov. 24 at 8:30 p.m. (CT) on ESPN2, the…

Ebola: emergency UN meeting underway as death toll surpasses 900

Ebola: emergency UN meeting underway as death toll surpasses 900

UN – The UN health agency today began an emergency meeting of international medical and health experts in Geneva to review the current Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa…

Top Iowa ag official says a little rain is needed

Top Iowa ag official says a little rain is needed

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey this week commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is…

Waterloo cops arrest teen with no bike lights and loaded .40 caliber semi-auto handgun

Waterloo cops arrest teen with no bike lights and loaded .40 caliber semi-auto handgun

WATERLOO – No bike lights and no reflectors made Waterloo police suspicious of teen, who then refused to stop riding away before hiding with a loaded gun. On August 4,…