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Weed dealer charged after pumpkin-smashing incident in Chuck Town

Weed dealer charged after pumpkin-smashing incident in Chuck Town

CHARLES CITY – A woman who was allegedly seen smashing pumpkins against a school building and hitting herself has been arrested by Charles City police. Tessa Marion, age 21 with…

Lionel Foster to receive $240K payout in discrimination, retaliation lawsuit

Lionel Foster to receive $240K payout in discrimination, retaliation lawsuit

MASON CITY – NIT reported 10 days ago that the city had completed negotiations with Lionel Foster in his lawsuit that alleged age and race discrimination as well as retaliation.…

Iowa man followed after crashing car in snowy ditch; arrested for drunk driving

Iowa man followed after crashing car in snowy ditch; arrested for drunk driving

SPENCER – An Iowa man allegedly tried to flea the scene of a drunk driving accident but was busted with the help of a citizen who followed him. James Alan…

GOP backs third-ranked House member who spoke to KKK

GOP backs third-ranked House member who spoke to KKK

WASHINGTON, DC — House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and other Republicans are backing the third-ranked Republican in the U.S. House after it was revealed House Majority Whip Steve Scalise…

Operation Inherent Resolve airstrikes continue against ISIL terrorists

Operation Inherent Resolve airstrikes continue against ISIL terrorists

SOUTHWEST ASIA – U.S. and partner-nation military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq today, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent…

Iowa woman who drove getaway car during bank robbery sent to prison

Iowa woman who drove getaway car during bank robbery sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who drove the getaway vehicle for a bank robbery was sentenced today to over eight years in federal prison. Bria Daudinot, age 21, of Cedar…

Debris, bodies found in search for missing jetliner

Debris, bodies found in search for missing jetliner

SURABAYA, INDONESIA – Searchers combing the Java Sea outside Indonesia have discovered debris and bodies from missing flight QZ8501 floating in that area, it was confirmed today. AirAsia Indonesia reported…

Iowa child porn maker’s conviction upheld

Iowa child porn maker’s conviction upheld

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who filmed four young boys and created child porn and was later convicted of his crimes has lost his appeal in a U.S. Court…

UPDATE: Iowa man now faces 40 charges for allegedly abusing incapacitated women on video

UPDATE: Iowa man now faces 40 charges for allegedly abusing incapacitated women on video

IOWA CITY – The count is now at 40 charges that are leveled against an Iowa City man who allegedly committed sex acts against incapacitated women as he filmed them…

Woman injured in two-car crash in Clear Lake

Woman injured in two-car crash in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – A two-car crash injured one woman today in Clear Lake. Mason City ambulance was called to the vicinity of the McDonald’s restaurant along Highway 18 in Clear…

Charles City man busted for second offense drunk driving

Charles City man busted for second offense drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested for second offense drunk driving. On December 24 after 3:00 AM in the morning, Charles City police responded to a disturbance…

Charles City police remove wanted domestic abuser from the streets

Charles City police remove wanted domestic abuser from the streets

CHARLES CITY – A wanted domestic abuser was arrested by Charles City police on Christmas Eve. On December 24, Charles City police conducted a traffic stop at 12:52 AM near…

Preparing for pregnancy classes to be offered at no cost

Preparing for pregnancy classes to be offered at no cost

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has recently expanded their offerings of the L.E.A.N. (Lifestyle-Exercise-Attitude-Nutrition) healthy living workshops to include L.E.A.N. Expectations, a series of educational…

Mason City students collect hundreds of pounds of food for food bank

Mason City students collect hundreds of pounds of food for food bank

MASON CITY – Leading up to the Christmas holiday, students in Mason City collected hundreds of pounds of food for the local food bank. According to the Mason City school…

Charles City man arrested for drunk driving

Charles City man arrested for drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was jailed for drunk driving. On December 28, officers with the Charles City police department conducted traffic stop at the 1200 block of…

Charles City felon arrested for domestic assault for second time this year

Charles City felon arrested for domestic assault for second time this year

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City felon was jailed for the second time this year for domestic assault, the latest incident occurring the day after Christmas and allegedly involved strangulation.…