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Illegal Mexican alien living in Iowa who was caught driving drunk 5 times is sent to federal prison

Illegal Mexican alien living in Iowa who was caught driving drunk 5 times is sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who re-entered the United States illegally after being removed as a felon was sentenced today to thirteen months in federal prison. Manuel Reveles-Martinez, age 33,…

Iowa man who sold crack out of his candy store sent to prison

Iowa man who sold crack out of his candy store sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sold crack cocaine out of his Dubuque, Iowa candy store was sentenced today to just under 6 years in federal prison. Dwayne Howard, 36,…

Hoiberg lands another top transfer recruit

Hoiberg lands another top transfer recruit

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg has announced the addition of Marquette transfer Deonte Burton to the roster. Burton, a consensus top-100 recruit out of high school,…

No injuries and one cited in two-car accident Monday

No injuries and one cited in two-car accident Monday

MASON CITY – There were no reported injuries in a two-car accident Monday in Mason City. Mason City police said that at about 2:15 PM on Monday, December 22, Diane…

Popular coffee maker recalled due to burn risk from spraying hot water

Popular coffee maker recalled due to burn risk from spraying hot water

WASHINGTON – At least 7 million coffee makers from a popular coffee machine manufacturer need to be brought in for repairs to avoid the risk of scalding hot water spraying…

Charges could be brought against organizers of Mall of America protest

Charges could be brought against organizers of Mall of America protest

BLOOMINGTON, MN – The group “Black Lives Matter Minneapolis” could be facing charges for disrupting commerce and shopping at the Mall of America after a protest they arranged there last…

Trial canceled for Mason City man accused of stealing from Denny’s restaurant

Trial canceled for Mason City man accused of stealing from Denny’s restaurant

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a struggling Clear Lake restaurant before it closed for good has had his trial canceled and…

UNI lands four Sports Network All-America Selections

UNI lands four Sports Network All-America Selections

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Northern Iowa football team had four student-athletes selected to the 2014 The Sports Network FCS All-America Team, highlighted by all-purpose performer David Johnson earning first-team…

Trial of former Garner lawmaker Rayons on sex abuse charge will stay in Hancock county

Trial of former Garner lawmaker Rayons on sex abuse charge will stay in Hancock county

GARNER – The trial of a former state legislator from Garner will not be moved from his home in Hancock county. On November 13, Assistant Attorney General at the Iowa…

Minnesota man sent to prison for 35 years for attack at hotel

Minnesota man sent to prison for 35 years for attack at hotel

MASON CITY – A Minnesota man who came to Clear Lake last spring to meet a woman at a hotel and then allegedly cut her with a knife and confined…

Projects to benefit Maytag Student Center and residence hall in Cedar Rapids

Projects to benefit Maytag Student Center and residence hall in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Central College, long known for its red and white school colors, is going green. The college in Pella, Iowa, is using energy efficiency to enhance its facilities…