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Alleged treatment of dog by MC man involved “depraved or sadistic intent”

Alleged treatment of dog by MC man involved “depraved or sadistic intent”

MASON CITY – In the state of Iowa, a person is guilty of animal torture, regardless of whether the person is the owner of the animal, if the person inflicts…

Grassley searching for answers to $854K payout

Grassley searching for answers to $854K payout

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa is asking the Drug Enforcement Administration why it paid an Amtrak secretary $854,460 over 19 years for train passenger information it could have…

Statement by Attorney General Eric Holder on latest developments in Ferguson, Missouri

Statement by Attorney General Eric Holder on latest developments in Ferguson, Missouri

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Thursday following his meeting earlier today with President Obama to discuss the latest developments in Ferguson, Missouri: “This morning, I…

Mason City man arrested for felony domestic assault

Mason City man arrested for felony domestic assault

MASON CITY – Police were called to a Mason City apartment early Thursday to investigate a domestic situation and placed a man under arrest. At about 2:17 AM Thursday, August…

Swaledale man pleads guilty to second offense drunk driving

Swaledale man pleads guilty to second offense drunk driving

MASON CITY – A local man has pled guilty to second offense drunk driving and is now serving a jail sentence. According to police, on February 7th, Roger Lee Myhre,…

Davenport police shoot man holding knife

Davenport police shoot man holding knife

DAVENPORT – Police in the Quad Cities gunned down a man they say came at them with a knife. On August 13, 2014 at approximately 10:38 PM the Davenport Police…

Human Rights Commission elects media spokesperson

Human Rights Commission elects media spokesperson

MASON CITY – The embattled and ever-shrinking Mason City Human Rights Commission has decided to appoint a media spokesperson. At a “special meeting” of the Human Rights Commission held on…

Mason City man accused of domestic assault found guilty of violating no-contact order

Mason City man accused of domestic assault found guilty of violating no-contact order

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was arrested in July for domestic assault causing inury has been found guilty of violating a no-contact order in connection with that…

Minnesota woman serving jail sentence after drunk driving guilty plea

Minnesota woman serving jail sentence after drunk driving guilty plea

MASON CITY – A Minnesota woman who was caught drunk driving this past April as she drove the wrong way on a one-way street is now serving a jail sentence…

Woman arrested who bought children from Guatemala and brought them home to house of horrors

Woman arrested who bought children from Guatemala and brought them home to house of horrors

WASHINGTON – A sick and twisted woman who bought children from a Central American country and brought them to the United States and essentially tortured them was caught by law…

Iowa man charged in rash of burglaries

Iowa man charged in rash of burglaries

MANCHESTER, IA – Police in this small Northeast Iowa community announced the arrest of an alleged serial burglar. According to Manchester Chief of Police James R Hauschild, on August 13,…

Iowa man arrested for hitting another man in face with baseball bat

Iowa man arrested for hitting another man in face with baseball bat

RURAL NORTH IOWA – Earlier this week, a man was hospitalized locally before being sent to Iowa City to treat an injury he sustained when another man smashed him in…

Clear Lake police charge two with stealing bikes during Ragbrai

Clear Lake police charge two with stealing bikes during Ragbrai

CLEAR LAKE – Two people have been arrested for allegedly stealing bicycles during the Ragbrai event that made its way through the area last month. Kenneth Filbrandt, age 30, and…

Assault charge against city assessor dropped

Assault charge against city assessor dropped

MASON CITY – A domestic assault charge against the Mason City Assessor has been dropped. Danielle Elizabeth Naumann, age 38, was charged with serious domestic assault, a serious misdemeanor, after…

Mayor of Oelwein charged with despicable crimes against children

Mayor of Oelwein charged with despicable crimes against children

OELWEIN, IA – The mayor of a small North Iowa town is in jail at this time, accused of despicable crimes against children. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office conducted a…

Wanted Charles City woman arrested

Wanted Charles City woman arrested

CHARLES CITY – A wanted woman was arrested in Charles City late last week. Amy Sue Johnson was arrested by Charles City police officers on August 8 at the 600…