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Fourth Iowan pleads guilty in scheme to unlawfully ship firearms to Lebanon

Fourth Iowan pleads guilty in scheme to unlawfully ship firearms to Lebanon

CEDAR RAPIDS – A fourth person involved in a conspiracy to send over 16,000 rounds of ammo and hundreds of guns to Lebanon has pleaded guilty and awaits sentencing. Bassem Afif…

NIACC’s Day, Freund qualify for nationals

NIACC’s Day, Freund qualify for nationals

DES MOINES – NIACC’s Jacob Day and Zach Freund both qualified for the NJCAA national outoor track and field meet Friday with their performances at the Grand View Invitational. Day…

Four dead – including two police officers – in head-on collision

Four dead – including two police officers – in head-on collision

DES MOINES – A wrong-way driver on a busy Iowa interstate highway claimed the lives of four people, including 2 police officers. Des Moines police report that on March 26,…

Clear Lake man sentenced to probation in incest case

Clear Lake man sentenced to probation in incest case

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man who pleaded guilty to incest has been sentenced to probation. Todd William Russ, age 46, was arrested and booked into the county jail…

Two candidates to face off to replace Byrnes in Iowa legislature

Two candidates to face off to replace Byrnes in Iowa legislature

OSAGE, IOWA – A North Iowa mayor and principal will face off in this November’s election for a seat in the Iowa House of Representatives. Tim Hejhal, an Osage school…

Seven Iranians charged for cyber attacks against U.S. financial sector

Seven Iranians charged for cyber attacks against U.S. financial sector

NEW YORK – A grand jury in the Southern District of New York indicted seven Iranian individuals who were employed by two Iran-based computer companies, ITSecTeam (ITSEC) and Mersad Company…

Iowa’s top soldiers compete for Best Warrior title

Iowa’s top soldiers compete for Best Warrior title

Story by Staff Sgt. Chad Nelson CAMP DODGE, IOWA – Twenty-three Iowa Army National Guard Soldiers from across the state gathered at Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston,…

Suicide bomber attacks Iraq soccer game

Suicide bomber attacks Iraq soccer game

BABIL PROVINCE, IRAQ – A suicide bomber went to a soccer stadium in Iraq and detonated explosives, killing at least two dozen people. The United States condemned today’s suicide bombing…