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Domestic abuser found guilty of violating probation and sent to jail

Domestic abuser found guilty of violating probation and sent to jail

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who recently pled guilty to domestic assault has been found guilty of violating her probation and sent to jail. Cassandra Marie Hall, age…

Clear Lake man faces contempt hearing and trial date in domestic abuse case

Clear Lake man faces contempt hearing and trial date in domestic abuse case

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man arrested last month for domestic abuse assault causing injury and later accused of violating a protective order will face a contempt hearing this…

Mason City man charged with felony drunk driving

Mason City man charged with felony drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was arrested last month for drunk driving for the fifth time is now facing a charge of felony third offense operating while…

Mason City woman to stand trial next month after alleged drunken fit in Hy-Vee

Mason City woman to stand trial next month after alleged drunken fit in Hy-Vee

MASON CITY – A trial date has been set for a Mason City woman who was arrested after causing a disturbance at a grocery store. Erin E. Hanson, age 31,…

Mason City man in good mood after lost wallet returned

Mason City man in good mood after lost wallet returned

MASON CITY – A Mason City man had a good reason to smile Sunday as he pumped some cheap gas. Early Sunday morning, Gary Beek was at the Walmart gas…

Iowa State women beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 82-56

Iowa State women beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 82-56

AMES, Iowa –  The Iowa State women’s basketball team (6-2, 0-0 Big 12) placed four student-athletes in double figures as the Cyclones topped the Arkansas Pine-Bluff Golden Lions (2-6, 0-0…

NATO to begin non-combat mission in Afghanistan in 2015

NATO to begin non-combat mission in Afghanistan in 2015

WASHINGTON – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Afghanistan have agreed to establish a new non-combat, training, advisory and assistance mission, which would begin operation in January 2015. The…

Mason City man sent to prison for violating his probation

Mason City man sent to prison for violating his probation

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was on probation in a felony drug dealing case was found guilty of violating his probation and his original 5 year prison…

Man pleads guilty to felony assault, awaits sentencing

Man pleads guilty to felony assault, awaits sentencing

MASON CITY – A Mason City man with a number of domestic assault convictions has pleaded guilty in a felony domestic assault case as well as assault on a police…

Hampton man accused of driving drunk and endangering child skip court

Hampton man accused of driving drunk and endangering child skip court

MASON CITY – A Hampton man who is accused of reckless drunk driving with a child in his car skipped court and was brought to jail. Benito Damas Hernandez, age…

UNI suffers first setback of year with road loss to VCU

UNI suffers first setback of year with road loss to VCU

RICHMOND, Va. — Treveon Graham scored 21 points, including a tightly contested 3-pointer in the second overtime, and VCU sent No. 23 UNI to its first loss, 93-87 on Saturday…