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Iowa man dead after two-vehicle collision

Iowa man dead after two-vehicle collision

JASPER COUNTY, IOWA – On March 13, 2015, a two-vehicle fatality crash occurred around 8:30am at the intersection of Hwy 65/330 and Hwy 117 in Jasper County. Robert D. Evans,…

State Department asks Congress for $70 million to aid Syrian opposition

State Department asks Congress for $70 million to aid Syrian opposition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of State is working with Congress to provide nearly $70 million in new non-lethal assistance to the Syrian opposition, which is battling the despotic…

Crash claims life of young woman in benton county

Crash claims life of young woman in benton county

BENTON COUNTY – A woman died after a crash in rural Benton county Thursday evening. On March 12, 2015, a one vehicle fatality crash occurred around 6:00PM at 7793 30th…

Wanted Mason City woman jailed in assault case

Wanted Mason City woman jailed in assault case

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman wanted since January turned herself into the county jail. At 7:48 PM Friday, March 12, Ashley Phyllis Ashby, age 27, turned herself into…

Mason City union leader takes issue with Republican comparison of labor unions to terrorists

Mason City union leader takes issue with Republican comparison of labor unions to terrorists

Op-ed from Phillip Sanchez of Mason City – To the editor: The recent comments by Governor Scott Walker would give all Americans pause. His comparison that labor unions are akin…

Ernst: “Human trafficking cannot be allowed to continue”

Ernst: “Human trafficking cannot be allowed to continue”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Republican Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), Republican Conference Chairman John Thune (R-SD), and Senator Rob Portman…

Buzzer-beater lifts Cyclones over Longhorns

Buzzer-beater lifts Cyclones over Longhorns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Monte’ Morris buried a fadeaway 17-foot jumper at the buzzer to give No. 13 Iowa State (23-8 overall, 12-6 Big 12) a 69-67 come-from-behind victory over…

Tip leads to arrest of man accused of child rape

Tip leads to arrest of man accused of child rape

RALEIGH, N.C. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested a suspected child predator early Thursday morning in Raleigh after a tip from the public led…

Former Iowa military man surrenders his house after lying about lobbying for contracts in Afghanistan

Former Iowa military man surrenders his house after lying about lobbying for contracts in Afghanistan

SIOUX CITY – A former Captain in the U.S. Air Force (USAF) who served in 2010 as a U.S. military contracting officer in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty yesterday to violating restrictions…