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Former MC woman pleads not guilty to drug charge, child endangerment

Former MC woman pleads not guilty to drug charge, child endangerment

MASON CITY – A former Mason City woman has pleaded not guilty to a drug charge and child endangerment stemming from a raid of her house in Iowa City. Tracy…

Three youths charged after throwing “large rocks” onto cars from bridge

Three youths charged after throwing “large rocks” onto cars from bridge

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Spanking: How much is too much?

Spanking: How much is too much?

NIT – All-time great Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been charged with a felony for beating his four-year-old son with a tree branch, leaving bloody marks across his body.…

U.S. military conducts airstrikes against ISIL near Sinjar and southwest of Baghdad

U.S. military conducts airstrikes against ISIL near Sinjar and southwest of Baghdad

TAMPA, Fla. – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, employing attack and fighter aircraft to conduct two airstrikes Sunday and Monday in support of Iraqi Security…

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on “unprecedented” Ebola crisis

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on “unprecedented” Ebola crisis

UN – The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss the Ebola outbreak that has gripped West Africa, the president of the 15-member body…

President Obama awards the Medal of Honor

President Obama awards the Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama on September 15, 2014, awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and to Army Specialist Four Donald P.…

U.S. and troops from 14 other nations hold military drills in Ukraine

U.S. and troops from 14 other nations hold military drills in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 – Troops from 15 nations kicked off the annual Rapid Trident field training exercise today in northwestern Ukraine. Navy Capt. Greg Hicks, director of communication and…

Mason City man arrested for domestic assault with strangulation

Mason City man arrested for domestic assault with strangulation

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was taken to jail early Monday morning after police went to his house to investigate a domestic assault. Police were called to 2524…

U.S. Senator warns about Koch Brothers’ agenda

U.S. Senator warns about Koch Brothers’ agenda

Bernie Sanders was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 from Vermont after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is the longest serving independent member of Congress…

Jacob Gannon returns to Iowa State football team after earlier quitting team

Jacob Gannon returns to Iowa State football team after earlier quitting team

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head football coach Paul Rhoads announced today that senior offensive lineman Jacob Gannon has rejoined the football team. Gannon quit the team about two weeks…

Ames police investigate providing alcohol to minors cases

Ames police investigate providing alcohol to minors cases

AMES – The Ames Police Department’s Safe Neighborhoods Team began a targeted investigation into individuals providing alcohol to people under the age of 21. Officers worked for two weeks in…

Feds launch outreach program “in cities across the country” to slow recruitment of violent extremists

Feds launch outreach program “in cities across the country” to slow recruitment of violent extremists

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Justice Department will launch a new series of pilot programs in cities across the country to bring together community representatives,…

Mason City woman pleads guilty to assault against minor

Mason City woman pleads guilty to assault against minor

MASON CITY – A young Mason City woman charged with serious assault against a juvenile has pled guilty. Breanna Nicole White, age 18, pled guilty Monday, September 15 to assault…

Worth county woman caught drunk driving for third time

Worth county woman caught drunk driving for third time

MASON CITY – A Worth county woman is facing a charge of second offense operating while under the influence after being caught driving drunk for a third time. A Cerro…

Get free copy of Constitution at NIACC on Wednesday during public forum

Get free copy of Constitution at NIACC on Wednesday during public forum

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College will offer a program on Alexander Hamilton and the Implied Powers of the Constitution on Wednesday, September 17, in Beem Center 200…

Waterloo police searching for man in connection with homicide

Waterloo police searching for man in connection with homicide

WATERLOO – Waterloo police are searching now for a man in connection to the death of a man who was found in the woods. On Tuesday, September 9, 2014 around…

Hawkeye tailgater allegedly pours beer on computer keyboard when person refuses to turn down music

Hawkeye tailgater allegedly pours beer on computer keyboard when person refuses to turn down music

IOWA CITY – Things got nasty in Iowa City this weekend during the Iowa Hawkeye football game loss to the Iowa State Cyclones, and one Iowa man faces a felony…

Mason City man caught driving drunk with child in car

Mason City man caught driving drunk with child in car

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested for driving drunk with a child in his car. A Cerro Gordo deputy conducted a traffic stop on September 12 at…

Vikings re-instate Adrian Peterson as he battles child abuse charge

Vikings re-instate Adrian Peterson as he battles child abuse charge

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will fully participate in this week’s practices and meetings and is expected to play this Sunday in New Orleans, the…

State officials unveil financial literacy recommendations for students

State officials unveil financial literacy recommendations for students

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds were joined at their weekly press conference today by Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck to announce the…

Three Forest City teens injured in SUV rollover

Three Forest City teens injured in SUV rollover

RURAL WINNEBAGO COUNTY – An accident just east of Thompson, Iowa injured three teens Sunday evening. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol, at about 6:30 PM Sunday,…

Morrissey and Netten earn Big 12 honors

Morrissey and Netten earn Big 12 honors

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior defensive end Cory Morrissey and sophomore placekicker Cole Netten were honored by the Big 12 Conference for their outstanding performances in the Cyclones’ 20-17…