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Mason City man takes plea deal in felony sex abuse case

Mason City man takes plea deal in felony sex abuse case

MASON CITY – A man charged with felony sexual abuse in the third degree was able to work out a plea deal to a lesser charge of assault. He had…

Wrestling: Iowa beats Iowa state for 11th time in a row

Wrestling: Iowa beats Iowa state for 11th time in a row

IOWA CITY – The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team made it 11 in a row over Iowa State on Saturday night, topping the 15th-ranked Cyclones, 28-8 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. “It was…

Clear Lake man pleads guilty to theft in felony case

Clear Lake man pleads guilty to theft in felony case

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man charged with felony theft was able to reach a plea deal to a lesser charge, but still faces a felony burglary charge Allen…

Mason City man jailed for 90 days in aggravated public intox case

Mason City man jailed for 90 days in aggravated public intox case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was sent to jail for 90 days in an aggravated public intoxication case and later pled guilty to assault in a jailhouse fight.…

Mason City man charged with felony delivery of meth

Mason City man charged with felony delivery of meth

MASON CITY – A long-time Mason City resident is charged with two counts of delivery of methamphetamine, and also served a jail sentence for driving while barred. Adam Torres, age…

Mason City man in jail for violating probation

Mason City man in jail for violating probation

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is in jail for violating his probation for driving while suspended, and pled guilty earlier to a theft charge. Dustin Travis Burkhardt, age…

Another delay set in trial of Parkersburg man accused of attacking cop who shot him

Another delay set in trial of Parkersburg man accused of attacking cop who shot him

WATERLOO – A trial date for a Parkersburg man who who was shot after he attacked a police officer last Christmas has been set for a fifth time. Zachary Lee…

Wrestling: UNI dominates Iowa Central CC, 38-6

Wrestling: UNI dominates Iowa Central CC, 38-6

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – UNI opened its home dual season with a 38-6 win over No. 3 Iowa Central Saturday. “Anytime you go out and compete and win, it builds…

Impaired pot-smoking drivers could be snared by breath test under development

Impaired pot-smoking drivers could be snared by breath test under development

SEATTLE – Now that pot is legal in a number of states, impaired weed smokers climbing behind the wheel may become more commonplace, prompting a university to lead the way…

Experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe, prompts immune response

Experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe, prompts immune response

BETHESDA, MARYLAND – An experimental vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease was well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received it in a phase 1…

Wisconsin to meet Ohio State for Big Ten title

ROSEMONT, Ill. – With a victory on Saturday, Wisconsin earned its third Big Ten Football Championship Game berth in four seasons and will meet Ohio State on Saturday, Dec. 6,…

Iowa drubs Longwood, 77-44

Iowa drubs Longwood, 77-44

IOWA CITY – Aaron White led Iowa with 19 points as the Hawkeyes spanked Longwood, 77-44. Jarrod Uthoff and Gabriel Olaseni chipped in 11 and 10 points, respectively to help…

U.S. scolded for use of torture, police practices, immigration detention

U.S. scolded for use of torture, police practices, immigration detention

GENEVA – The United Nations Committee Against Torture issued a report Friday castigating the United States’ record on a wide range of issues, including lack of accountability for torture, immigration…

MC and CL school boards to meet for joint work session

MC and CL school boards to meet for joint work session

MASON CITY – The Mason City and Clear Lake boards of education will be meeting on Monday for a joint work session. The boards will meet in a joint work…

Teens charged in car burglaries in Mason City

Teens charged in car burglaries in Mason City

MASON CITY – Police chased three teens through a North End neighborhood before arresting them for an alleged burglary. On November 29 just before 3:00 AM, officers were dispatched to…