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Mason City social worker loses license after being fired from job

Mason City social worker loses license after being fired from job

MASON CITY – A woman fired from her job as a social worker in Mason City who was guilty of a drunk driving hit and run incident two years ago and…

Clear Lake man’s felony burglary trial pushed back to next year

Clear Lake man’s felony burglary trial pushed back to next year

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man who has been in jail for weeks ever since we was arrested for breaking into a Mason City woman’s house has had his…

Mason City man sentenced to 32 years in prison

Mason City man sentenced to 32 years in prison

MASON CITY – A Mason City felon and long-time wrong-doer was sent to prison for decades this week after attempting to escape from guarded custody while in Mercy Hospital this…

Charles City man accused of stealing hundreds of dollars worth of tools skips court date

Charles City man accused of stealing hundreds of dollars worth of tools skips court date

CHARLES CITY – A man with a long criminal record accused by Charles City police of stealing hundreds of dollars worth of tools skipped his court date this month and…

Charles city man guilty of theft

Charles city man guilty of theft

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested for theft and and has been fined after a guilty plea. Michael Lembke, age 38, was arrested by Charles City police…

Iowa man arrested near White House with rifle, blade

Iowa man arrested near White House with rifle, blade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Secret Service has arrested an Iowa man not far from the White House today with a rifle, ammo and a blade. According to multiple news outlets,…

Former hotel manager gets deferred judgement

Former hotel manager gets deferred judgement

MASON CITY – A former manager of a Mason City hotel who faced three felony charges and entered into a plea deal has received a deferred judgement. Robert Chester Walker,…

Two people shot and injured Monday in Des Moines suburb, one arrested

Two people shot and injured Monday in Des Moines suburb, one arrested

DES MOINES – A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of two persons in a Des Moines suburb. Pete Jason Polson, age 32, has been identified as the…

Reports: President Obama to announce executive order on immigration this week

Reports: President Obama to announce executive order on immigration this week

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will announce this week an executive order that would prevent the deportation of up to 5 million undocumented immigrants, multiple reports say. The Chicago Tribune…

Iowa man arrested for abusing his mom, who later died

Iowa man arrested for abusing his mom, who later died

DAVENPORT – An elderly woman was found dead in a Davenport apartment – “remarkably emaciated”, according to police – and her son has been arrested and charged with her abuse.…

Missouri governor announces members of Ferguson Commission

Missouri governor announces members of Ferguson Commission

ST. LOUIS – Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has assembled an “independent, empowered and diverse group with leading the hard work of change through unflinching study and actionable recommendations” to work…

Mason City man already in prison must serve 30 day jail sentence

Mason City man already in prison must serve 30 day jail sentence

DES MOINES – A Mason City criminal already planted in a prison cell must serve 30 days for driving while barred, a court ruled. Aaron Hermen, age 26 of Mason…

Osage armed bank robber’s sentence upheld

Osage armed bank robber’s sentence upheld

DES MOINES – An Osage man who helped rob a Fayette county bank and tried to murder two Iowa State troopers has lost an appeal of his lengthy prison sentence.…

Report: Slavery alive and well to tune of 35.8 million worldwide

Report: Slavery alive and well to tune of 35.8 million worldwide

NIT – A report released this week shows that slavery is widespread in today’s world, and not a relic of the past as some may think. The report from Australia-based Walk…