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Mason City man arrested for violating probation for fourth time in stolen car case

Mason City man arrested for violating probation for fourth time in stolen car case

MASON CITY – Police arrested a man at his home Thursday for violating his probation for a fourth time in a stolen car case. Shawn William Armstrong, age 41, was…

Greene man arrested for drunk driving after vehicle fire

Greene man arrested for drunk driving after vehicle fire

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Greene, Iowa man was taken to jail for drunk driving after a vehicle fire on the Avenue of the Saints outside Mason City. Saturday…

Hawkeye football player suspended

Hawkeye football player suspended

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa football student-athlete Reggie Spearman was cited for an alcohol related offense early Saturday morning and will face a suspension, announced head coach Kirk Ferentz.…

Amazon must refund over 1,000 Iowans for unused memberships

Amazon must refund over 1,000 Iowans for unused memberships

DES MOINES – More than one thousand Iowa consumers charged for unused Amazon Prime memberships through online retailer Amazon.com will receive refunds or credits, under an agreement with Attorney General…

Iranian woman hanged for killing her rapist

Iranian woman hanged for killing her rapist

TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have hanged a woman who killed the man who raped her. The family of the man who was killed, Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi arrived Friday at Rajay…

22 airstrikes conducted Friday and Saturday against ISIL in Syria, Iraq

22 airstrikes conducted Friday and Saturday against ISIL in Syria, Iraq

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 25, 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria Friday and today using bomber aircraft to conduct…

Supreme Court rules video conference can’t replace testifying in person

Supreme Court rules video conference can’t replace testifying in person

DES MOINES – Accusers must face an accused drunk driver in person, not via teleconference, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled this week. An Iowa man, Zach Rogerson, appealed a district court’s pretrial…

Mason City woman caught drunk driving, can’t wait to leave town

Mason City woman caught drunk driving, can’t wait to leave town

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was caught drunk driving early Saturday, after earlier saying she can’t wait to leave town. Ashley K. Mills, age 29, was stopped for…

Federal court sentences former U of Iowa Hospital employee on mail fraud charges

Federal court sentences former U of Iowa Hospital employee on mail fraud charges

DAVENPORT, IA – On October 23, 2014, Jennifer Robyn Whitmore-Meier, age 37, of Avon, Colorado, was sentenced by United States Chief District Court Judge James E. Gritzner to three years…

Iowa businessman accused of mis-labeling beef for export

Iowa businessman accused of mis-labeling beef for export

CEDAR RAPIDS – The owner of Iowa-based Midamar Corp. has been indicted on fraud charges related to his beef exporting business. William B. Aossey, Jr., 73, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa,…

Good idea? Nebraska county to screen 911 calls for possible Ebola exposure

Good idea? Nebraska county to screen 911 calls for possible Ebola exposure

OMAHA – Some are saying a Nebraska county which includes the metro Omaha area may be going too far in asking a series of “screening questions” for any caller who…