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Iowa man accused of killing 3-year-old girl remains jailed after hearing

Iowa man accused of killing 3-year-old girl remains jailed after hearing

MARSHALLTOWN – A man who police say grabbed a 3-year-old girl and threw her to the ground and killed her remains in jail on $1 million cash bond after his…

Hampton man charged with felony sexual assault

Hampton man charged with felony sexual assault

MASON CITY – A Hampton man has been arrested and charged with felony sexual abuse. Hampton police arrested 19-year-old Tyler Uhlenhopp this weekend on a charge of felony third degree…

Hampton juvenile hospitalized after self-inflicted injury

Hampton juvenile hospitalized after self-inflicted injury

HAMPTON – Law enforcement officials issued a limited statement Wednesday regarding a teen who was injured Tuesday afternoon. On September 2, 2014, at approximately 4:24 pm, the Hampton Police Department…

Accused meth dealer caught in Charles City

Accused meth dealer caught in Charles City

MASON CITY – The North Central Iowa Narcotics Task Force went to Charles City Tuesday and arrested an alleged meth dealer. On September 2, 2014, at 12:47 PM, the North…

University of Iowa police report arrests during game

University of Iowa police report arrests during game

IOWA CITY – The following individuals were arrested during Iowa Hawkeye football game day operations: Fix, David Phillip-Talley, 24 of Menominee,MI for Public Intox at Kinnick Stadium at 1153 hours.…

Illinois middle school teacher arrested on federal child sexual exploitation charges

Illinois middle school teacher arrested on federal child sexual exploitation charges

CHICAGO — A middle school teacher in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove, Illinois, was arrested early Thursday morning on federal charges for allegedly receiving child pornography and persuading a minor to…

Charles City man sent to prison for dangerous car chase

Charles City man sent to prison for dangerous car chase

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Charles City man who was caught with four stolen firearms after a high speed chase through three counties was sentenced today to more than five years…

Police confirm possible bullying incident last week on way home from school

Police confirm possible bullying incident last week on way home from school

MASON CITY – Police and school officials are investigating a possible bullying incident that took place last week after four girls allegedly followed two girls home on a school bus and…

Juveniles charged with felonies for damaging tree on school property (photos)

Juveniles charged with felonies for damaging tree on school property (photos)

MASON CITY – A Mason City parent is furious after she said her son and another boy were arrested and charged with felonies after they allegedly pulled bark off a…

New Hampton man arrested after standoff with police

New Hampton man arrested after standoff with police

NEW HAMPTON – Police have arrested a New Hampton man after a standoff there this weekend. Shots were fired Sunday morning August 31 at about 4:45 AM at a residence…

Iowa man who possessed tens of thousands of child porn images sent to prison

Iowa man who possessed tens of thousands of child porn images sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who earlier pled guilty to distributing and possessing tens of thousands of child pornography images has been sentenced to decades in prison. Steven Risk, age…

Law enforcement says alleged killer spotted at airport

Law enforcement says alleged killer spotted at airport

BLAINE, MN – Minnesota law enforcement continues its dogged pursuit of a suspect said to have murdered a former Mason City man. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that…

UPDATED: Texas Latinos in town working on Wal-Mart roof witness stabbing at MC hotel (video & photos)

UPDATED: Texas Latinos in town working on Wal-Mart roof witness stabbing at MC hotel (video & photos)

MASON CITY – Two Texas men said to be working on the Wal-Mart collapsed roof repair job were charged with felony willful injury after a stabbing incident Monday night at…

Central Heights fire claims 2 lives, 2 cats and $45,000 in damage

Central Heights fire claims 2 lives, 2 cats and $45,000 in damage

MASON CITY – Fire officials in Mason City confirmed that there were two fatalities as a result of a fire last week in the Central Heights neighborhood. A house fire…

Fortes’ hat trick leads NIACC past Wartburg JV, 3-1

Fortes’ hat trick leads NIACC past Wartburg JV, 3-1

WAVERLY – The NIACC men’s soccer team topped the Wartburg College junior varsity 3-1 Monday night. Freshman Kevin Fortes recorded a hat trick for the Trojans (1-2 overall). Freshman midfielder…

Dietz says campaign raised $1,500 at weekend fundraiser

Dietz says campaign raised $1,500 at weekend fundraiser

HAMPTON – Today the Dietz for Iowa Campaign is touting a successful fundraising event from the Labor Day weekend. The event was held at Mayne’s Grove park south of Hampton…

Wanted Iowa man tries to flee cops on bicycle before being caught

Wanted Iowa man tries to flee cops on bicycle before being caught

CLERMONT, IA – A wanted Iowa man locked himself in his house then tried to flee cops on his bicycle before being caught and arrested. On August 27, 2014, at…

Iowa man dead in reckless driving incident

Iowa man dead in reckless driving incident

GREENE COUNTY, IA – An Iowa man died Monday morning in what authorities are calling a reckless driving incident. The Iowa State Patrol said that 27-year-old Daniel Reetz of Boone…

Just in time for Labor Day, Globe fluff piece brags about life as a Wal-Mart employee

Just in time for Labor Day, Globe fluff piece brags about life as a Wal-Mart employee

Editorial by Matt Marquardt – Someone pointed out to me an article that appeared in Sunday’s Globe, where, along with a handful of other businesses, the Globe Gazette “saluted” the…

Fugitive accused of murdering former Mason City man now suspected of robbing Twin Cities bank on Sunday

Fugitive accused of murdering former Mason City man now suspected of robbing Twin Cities bank on Sunday

ST. PAUL – A man police suspect murdered a former Mason City man is now suspected in a brazen bank robbery this weekend in a Twin Cities suburb. The Ramsey…

Mason City man arrested for violating probation in drunk driving case

Mason City man arrested for violating probation in drunk driving case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who avoided a second offense drunk driving charge with a plea deal and was instead given probation has been accused of violating that…

Solidarity: Blue collar supporters gather for picnic in MC (photos and video)

Solidarity: Blue collar supporters gather for picnic in MC (photos and video)

MASON CITY – It rained, it poured, but it wasn’t enough to slow down the hard-working blue collar folks in Mason City who held a picnic to mark Labor Day.…

Supreme Court adopts expedited civil action rule and amends discovery rules

Supreme Court adopts expedited civil action rule and amends discovery rules

DES MOINES — The Iowa Supreme Court has approved new court rules intended to reduce the cost and time needed to resolve many civil lawsuits. One new set of rules…

Hardened criminal caught on warrant in MC

Hardened criminal caught on warrant in MC

MASON CITY – A North Iowa man accused of a range of crimes over the years was caught in the heart of the Cultural Crescent. Cerro Gordo deputies spotted Valentine…

Klemme woman stopped for second OWI offense

Klemme woman stopped for second OWI offense

CLEAR LAKE – Police in Clear Lake stopped a Klemme woman for drunk driving, her second such offense. Lisa Ann Ridder, age 35, was arrested by Clear Lake police late…

Iowa doctor accused of abusing 5-year-old granddaughter sent to prison

Iowa doctor accused of abusing 5-year-old granddaughter sent to prison

COUNCIL BLUFFS – An Iowa doctor accused of sexually abusing his 5-year-old granddaughter has been sent to prison. Dennis S. Jones, M.D., a 69-year-old Iowa-licensed physician who formerly practiced pediatrics…

Labor picnic to be held Monday in Mason City

Labor picnic to be held Monday in Mason City

MASON CITY – A local labor union and its supporters will gather for fellowship and food Monday to mark Labor Day. This Labor Day, labor organizations across Iowa will be…

Iowa woman impregnated by rocker Sammy Hagar sues after he writes about her in book

Iowa woman impregnated by rocker Sammy Hagar sues after he writes about her in book

WATERLOO – A woman who reportedly lives in Waterloo and was once a Playboy Bunny has a lawsuit on track against former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar for defamation, invasion…

Labor Day op-ed from Iowa Federation of Labor

Labor Day op-ed from Iowa Federation of Labor

This Labor Day, as we head to parades and barbecues to celebrate the achievements of America’s workers, economic anxiety will be hanging over our heads. Millions of workers across the…