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Officer who shot Michael Brown not charged with a crime

Officer who shot Michael Brown not charged with a crime

FERGUSON, MISSOURI – It was announced Monday night that the officer who shot Michael Brown last summer will not be charged with a crime. A grand jury had been meeting…

At least 50 killed when suicide bomber attacks volleyball match

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – No less than 50 people were killed – many of them children – when a suicide bomber attacked a volleyball match Sunday. On November 23, a suicide…

Military airstrikes continue against ISIL in Syria and Iraq supporting Operation Inherent Resolve

Military airstrikes continue against ISIL in Syria and Iraq supporting Operation Inherent Resolve

TAMPA – U.S. and partner nation military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria Nov. 21-24 using fighter and bomber aircraft to conduct nine airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and partner…

Mason City woman arrested for drunk driving

Mason City woman arrested for drunk driving

MASON CITY – Another drunk driving arrest was logged, this time on Friday when a Mason City woman was stopped on the North End. Sheila Roseann Rick, age 26, was…

FBI stats: 76 law enforcement officers were killed in line of duty in 2013

FBI stats: 76 law enforcement officers were killed in line of duty in 2013

WASHINGTON – An Iowa police officer was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant. A Florida sheriff’s officer, responding to a report of a domestic disturbance at…

Trial of Rockford man accused of sexual abuse of child postponed indefinitely

Trial of Rockford man accused of sexual abuse of child postponed indefinitely

CHARLES CITY – A Rockford man accused of six sexual abuse charges involving a child has had his trial delayed indefinitely. Records show that 42-year-old Brent Michael Drees was set…

Iowa man charged with using a child to create porn

Iowa man charged with using a child to create porn

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man is in a jail cell today after federal law enforcement charged him with creating child pornography. Kevin Andrew Jauron, age 39, from Marion, Iowa,…

ISU’s Bibbs invited to Reese’s Senior Bowl

ISU’s Bibbs invited to Reese’s Senior Bowl

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior tight end E.J. Bibbs has been invited to participate in the 2015 Reese’s Senior Bowl, one of college football’s oldest annual All-Star games. The…

Mason City woman arrested for speeding, drunk driving

Mason City woman arrested for speeding, drunk driving

MASON CITY – A speeding driver was stopped by law enforcement early Sunday and taken to jail after she appeared to be intoxicated. A Cerro Gordo deputy executed a traffic…

Iowa’s workforce at all-time high

Iowa’s workforce at all-time high

DES MOINES – There are more people working in Iowa than ever before, according to statistics released by Iowa Workforce Development. Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent…

Federal jury convicts U.S. Army Officer for sex trafficking of minors scheme

Federal jury convicts U.S. Army Officer for sex trafficking of minors scheme

SAN ANTONIO – A federal jury last week convicted 41-year-old U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Raymond Valas of sex trafficking of a minor, U.S. law enforcement officials announced. The jury found…

President announces Hagel’s resignation as Defense Secretary

President announces Hagel’s resignation as Defense Secretary

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 – Praising Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s “class and integrity,” President Barack Obama announced today at the White House that Hagel will leave his post. The president…

Mason City man arrested for felony domestic assault

Mason City man arrested for felony domestic assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was taken to jail by police after a domestic incident. Mason City police were called to 1603 North Carolina Avenue on November 20…

Mason City man accused of drunk driving twice in two days in jail for skipping court

Mason City man accused of drunk driving twice in two days in jail for skipping court

MASON CITY – A man who is accused of drunk driving in two different Iowa counties over the course of two days is in jail for skipping his arraignment. Chad…

Wanted suspect caught by Iowa law enforcement after chase

Wanted suspect caught by Iowa law enforcement after chase

JEFFERSON COUNTY, IOWA – Police in this southeast Iowa county have apprehended a fugitive who pulled a gun on a deputy after a car chase. Police are reporting that around…

Latest on fatal motorcycle accident

Latest on fatal motorcycle accident

MASON CITY – Police confirmed what many already know, that a Mason City man died as a result of a hit-and-run accident on the evening of November 22 at a…

Mason City man arrested for driving under suspension

Mason City man arrested for driving under suspension

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed late Saturday after a traffic stop. Michael Anthony Thompson, Jr., was stopped by a Cerro Gordo deputy at Federal Avenue and…