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Illegal alien nabbed in Iowa sent to federal prison

Illegal alien nabbed in Iowa sent to federal prison

SIOUX CITY – A man who re-entered the United States following a felony conviction was sentenced on November 18, 2014, to 54 months’ imprisonment. Esteban Fuego-Sanchez, age 42, from Guatemala,…

Mexican man sent to prison for fraud

Mexican man sent to prison for fraud

SIOUX CITY – A man who illegally obtained a passport and social security benefits was sentenced on November 25, 2014, to 12 months’ imprisonment. Raymundo Sierra-Mendez, age 71, from Mexico,…

Sheffield man accused of trailer thefts to stand trial in January

Sheffield man accused of trailer thefts to stand trial in January

MASON CITY – A Sheffield man facing a total of 6 felony theft charges will stand trial next year. A jury trial for Blake Brady, age 19, has been scheduled…

North Iowa woman busted for stealing from drug store

North Iowa woman busted for stealing from drug store

MASON CITY – North Iowa woman was arrested Thursday by Mason City police, and she’s worried the incident will affect her “the rest of my life”. Mason City police were…

Man who robbed Northside Liquor to be re-sentenced

Man who robbed Northside Liquor to be re-sentenced

MASON CITY – A Fort Dodge man imprisoned in the Newton Correctional Facility who, along with a Mason City woman, robbed the Northside Liquor store back in 2009, is in the county…

Mason City man takes plea deal in domestic abuse case

Mason City man takes plea deal in domestic abuse case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of domestic assault involving strangulation was able to reach a plea deal and is now in jail. Colter James Carlson, age 24,…

Navy revokes honorary title given to Bill Cosby

Navy revokes honorary title given to Bill Cosby

ARLINGTON, VA – Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael Stevens today said the Navy is revoking Bill Cosby’s title of honorary…

Regents approve construction of $50 million residence hall for Iowa State University

Regents approve construction of $50 million residence hall for Iowa State University

AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Board of Regents on Wednesday approved plans by Iowa State University to build a new residence hall east of Buchanan Hall. “Since 2005, the demand…

Troublemakers jailed at Hawkeye football games against Wisconsin and Nebraska

Troublemakers jailed at Hawkeye football games against Wisconsin and Nebraska

IOWA CITY – Dry heaving into trash cans. Dancing in front of on-coming traffic. Calling people racial slurs. Grabbing women. Soiling themselves. These were just a few of the classy…

Mason City man stopped for third time drunk driving

Mason City man stopped for third time drunk driving

MASON CITY – Things got testy Wednesday night when a Mason City man was caught drunk driving and refused to cooperate with police. Wednesday evening, a report was taken of…

Demolition of Sixth Street Generating Station in Cedar Rapids begins

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – December 4, 2014 – A fixture of the downtown Cedar Rapids skyline for nearly 125 years is coming down. Work to safely demolish the Sixth Street…

Jitters Coffee to move from Southbridge Mall, stay downtown

Jitters Coffee to move from Southbridge Mall, stay downtown

MASON CITY – A long-time family-owned business has announced they are in the process of moving from Southbridge Mall, but will remain in the downtown area. Jitters Coffee, currently located…

Cops arrest two Iowa teens who fired guns at group of people

Cops arrest two Iowa teens who fired guns at group of people

DAVENPORT – Two teens took guns and pointed them at a group of people in a parking lot in this Eastern Iowa city this week and fired, prompting cops to…

Mason City man awaits court dates in drunk driving cases

Mason City man awaits court dates in drunk driving cases

GARNER – A Mason City man who was caught twice for drunk driving in two North Iowa counties is now awaiting trial dates. Lee Jay Cobb, age 46, was stopped…