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Oelwein man charged with drunk driving, child endangerment

Oelwein man charged with drunk driving, child endangerment

FAYETTE, IA – A motorist driving with a child inside his vehicle and no headlights was arrested for drunk driving this weekend. At about 11:30 PM Saturday, March 28, a…

County assessor gets lenient deferred judgement in drunk driving case

County assessor gets lenient deferred judgement in drunk driving case

MASON CITY – A Cerro Gordo county assessor arrested last year on a drunk driving charge took a lenient plea deal. Cerro Gordo county assessor John Boedeker, age 63, was…

Trial dates set for men accused of cheating in fishing tourney

Trial dates set for men accused of cheating in fishing tourney

MASON CITY – Two men accused of felonies for allegedly cheating in a Clear Lake fishing tourney are set for trials after not guilty pleas. Law enforcement arrested two men…

Scarcity of water to be major concern as century progresses

Scarcity of water to be major concern as century progresses

NEW YORK – The international community must gear up for a new era of “hydro-diplomacy” as the threat of water scarcity risks plunging the world into a period of geopolitical…

Man shot in Waterloo

Man shot in Waterloo

WATERLOO – Police in Waterloo are investigating a shooting that sent a man to the hospital. The Waterloo Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 1400…

Indiana University: Religious Freedom Restoration Act is “unnecessary”

Indiana University: Religious Freedom Restoration Act is “unnecessary”

NIT – In the wake of the Indiana state government passing a law that allows businesses to turn away LGBT customers, the state’s largest university issued a statement urging the…

Charles City man caught drunk driving

Charles City man caught drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was stopped early Sunday morning and jailed for drunk driving. Police conducted a traffic stop Sunday morning, March 29 at about 2:35 AM…

Airstrike kills 29 in Yemen

YEMEN – More than two dozen people injured in an airstrike today at a displaced persons camp in northern Yemen have been treated by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors…

Minneapolis police call off search for missing woman

Minneapolis police call off search for missing woman

MINNEAPOLIS – A missing woman who was being searched for was discovered to have entered the Mississippi River. A 22-year-old University of Minnesota sorority member who was missing since early…

Clarksville man caught driving drunk in Charles City

Clarksville man caught driving drunk in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – An Iowa man caught numerous times driving drunk was stopped and arrested for that offense in Charles City. On March 27 at about 11:57 PM, officers with…

Charles City man accused of domestic assault arrested again

Charles City man accused of domestic assault arrested again

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man accused of domestic abuse assault has been arrested for violating the no-contact order in the case. On March 27, at about 8:31 PM,…

State investigators now involved in police shooting in Cedar Rapids

State investigators now involved in police shooting in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Agents with the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), in cooperation with the Cedar Rapids Police Department, continue to investigate the…

Tuttle named to 2nd-Team Associated Press All-America Team

Tuttle named to 2nd-Team Associated Press All-America Team

CEDAR FALLS – University of Northern Iowa senior forward cemented his status as a consensus second-team All-America choice by earning second-team All-America honors from the Associated Press on Monday. Tuttle…

Charles City woman arrested for drug possession

Charles City woman arrested for drug possession

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman was arrested on multiple drug offenses this weekend after a county prosecutor went forward with charges stemming from an incident last May. Charles…

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich to headline Working Families Summit in Ames

AMES – Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich will keynote a Working Families Summit scheduled for May 16 in Ames. National labor leaders also will speak, including Larry Cohen, president…

Niang earns NABC All-America honors

Niang earns NABC All-America honors

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior Georges Niang has been named a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-America Third-Team selection, as voted on by member coaches of the NABC.…

Iowa inmate on escape status

Iowa inmate on escape status

COUNCIL BLUFFS – The following offender has escaped from a residential work release facility. The offender was transferred to this facility after being granted a work release by the Iowa…

Community baby shower to assist at-risk mothers, babies

Community baby shower to assist at-risk mothers, babies

From Ozzie Ohl, the “One Man Think Tank”: Each year in north Iowa, many babies are born into poverty. Some are born to women receiving late or no prenatal care…

Possession of sawed-off shotgun sends Iowa man to federal prison

Possession of sawed-off shotgun sends Iowa man to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Dubuque man who possessed an unregistered sawed-off shotgun was sentenced on March 26, 2015 to more than seven years in federal prison. Jordan Michael Edmonds, age…

Three arrested for trying to lure children for sex

Three arrested for trying to lure children for sex

SEMINAR COUNTY, FL – Law enforcement in this Central florida county announced today the results of an undercover operation targeting individuals who use the internet to sexually exploit children. Investigators…

Coalition forces attack ISIL in Iraq and Syria

Coalition forces attack ISIL in Iraq and Syria

SOUTHWEST ASIA – On March 29, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using fighter, attack and bomber aircraft to conduct seven airstrikes approved by…

Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing wife

Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing wife

WATERLOO – A domestic dispute spiraled out of control as a man allegedly stabbed his wife multiple times. On Monday, March 23, 2015 at about 8:07 PM, the Waterloo Police…