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Day care lady who left baby alone in car seat in dark room and soon died is guilty of involuntary manslaughter

Day care lady who left baby alone in car seat in dark room and soon died is guilty of involuntary manslaughter

PELLA, IOWA – An Iowa woman who ran an in-home daycare and left a baby girl alone in a dark room, improperly strapped in car seat, is guilty of involuntary…

Palestinians losing hope under ‘stifling’ Israeli occupation, UN chief says

Palestinians losing hope under ‘stifling’ Israeli occupation, UN chief says

NEW YORK – Amid ongoing violence in the Middle East, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reiterated today that he can understand why Palestinians are losing hope in the face of…

Mason City man hurt when pickup strikes him

Mason City man hurt when pickup strikes him

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was hurt Wednesday afternoon when he was hit by a pickup truck after falling down in a road. The accident happened Wednesday at…

Navy to christen littoral combat ship Sioux City

Navy to christen littoral combat ship Sioux City

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Navy will christen its newest Freedom variant littoral combat ship, USS Sioux City (LCS 11), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, Jan. 30 in Marinette,…

Man arrested for throwing tomatoes at Trump during Iowa stop

Man arrested for throwing tomatoes at Trump during Iowa stop

IOWA CITY – A man wasn’t very nice to Donald Trump this week, allegedly hurling tomatoes at him at a campaign stop in Iowa City. Andrew Joseph Alemao, age 28,…

Clear Lake police seek to question four persons in theft case

Clear Lake police seek to question four persons in theft case

CLEAR LAKE, IOWA – The Clear Lake police department is seeking clues from the public in connection to a theft. Today, the Clear Lake Police Department asked for help identifying…

Jury convicts Iowa man for stealing a pistol from a gun store

Jury convicts Iowa man for stealing a pistol from a gun store

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who stole a gun from a Cedar Rapids gun store was convicted by a jury today after a 2-day trial in federal court in Cedar…

Iowa boarding school for troubled teens raided by cops after alleged sexual abuse

Iowa boarding school for troubled teens raided by cops after alleged sexual abuse

KEOKUK, IOWA – Federal, state and local law enforcement and other agencies have raided an Iowa boarding school for troubled teens today, seeking clues in an alleged sexual abuse case.…

Wanted man caught walking down middle of road

Wanted man caught walking down middle of road

MASON CITY – Police spotted a wanted man, accused of a number of crimes, walking down the middle of a North End street Wednesday and took him to jail. A…

Ragan: “Iowa is not ready for Medicaid transition”

Ragan: “Iowa is not ready for Medicaid transition”

From Senator Amanda Ragan – This week, I was part of a group that submitted a letter to President Obama and other federal officials about our growing, heartfelt concerns over…

City of Mason City expense report, January 21, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, January 21, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 1/21/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————————– ACTION TOWING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 150.00 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OTHER SUPPLIES 268.91 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL SUPPLIES & LAUNDRY…

Man caught with marijuana refuses to show up in court, says it’s a “petty offense”

Man caught with marijuana refuses to show up in court, says it’s a “petty offense”

MASON CITY – A California man earlier caught and arrested with the illegal narcotic marijuana refused to show up in court and says he doesn’t deserve to be in the…

One taken to hospital after two-car accident on busy Mason City road

One taken to hospital after two-car accident on busy Mason City road

MASON CITY – A North Iowa man tried to enter a busy road from the Willowbrook Mall main drive on 4th Street SW and struck another vehicle, injuring a woman.…