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Mason City man arrested after police witness domestic assault incident

Mason City man arrested after police witness domestic assault incident

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Drunk driver found passed out in car – parked in middle of road

Drunk driver found passed out in car – parked in middle of road

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Nashua man involved in shooting death of his father sentenced to prison

Nashua man involved in shooting death of his father sentenced to prison

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President Obama commutes sentence of Clear Lake meth dealer

President Obama commutes sentence of Clear Lake meth dealer

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Whiskey Creek patron stuck with $150 gift certificate

Whiskey Creek patron stuck with $150 gift certificate

MASON CITY – A local eatery has closed, and some are seeking answers as to how to redeem valid gift certificates. The Whiskey Creek restaurant, located at 1519 4th Street…

Two arrested for stiffing local business on meal bill

Two arrested for stiffing local business on meal bill

MASON CITY – Two Mason City men tried to stiff a local business who served them food and drink – but Mason City police were quick to apprehend them. The…

NIACC’s Miller earns ICCAC player of week honor

NIACC’s Miller earns ICCAC player of week honor

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Meagan Miller has been selected as the ICCAC Division II player of the week for the week of Aug. 22-28. Miller, a transfer from Northwestern…

Feds say they are adding Kratom to controlled substance list

Feds say they are adding Kratom to controlled substance list

WASHINGTON, DC – The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today announced its intention to place the active materials in the kratom plant into Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act in…

Man accused of shooting roommate with crossbow says he’s not guilty

Man accused of shooting roommate with crossbow says he’s not guilty

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Chickasaw and Floyd sheriffs seek felon who fled through bean field

Chickasaw and Floyd sheriffs seek felon who fled through bean field

NEW HAMPTON – Sheriffs in Chickasaw and Floyd county are seeking an elusive felon who fled police through a bean field and has help staying at-large. The Chickasaw county sheriff’s…

Iowa gang banger sent to prison for shooting up park

Iowa gang banger sent to prison for shooting up park

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Iowa Supreme Court to hear arguments this spring in Charles City

Iowa Supreme Court to hear arguments this spring in Charles City

DES MOINES — The Iowa Supreme Court today announced its 2016-2017 adjudicative term calendar, including a special evening session in Des Moines and four special sessions in communities around the…

Mason City man running for council seat guilty of drunk driving for third time

Mason City man running for council seat guilty of drunk driving for third time

MASON CITY – A declared candidate for a vacant Mason City council seat was guilty this summer of his third drunk driving offense. Mason City police confirmed to NIT that…

Couple’s odd behavior prompts police response

Couple’s odd behavior prompts police response

CHARLES CITY – In what can only be described as ‘news of the weird’, police responded when a woman was spotted kneeling in front of a man in front of…

Greene man injured in accident in Charles City

Greene man injured in accident in Charles City

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Charles City woman arrested for drunk driving

Charles City woman arrested for drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman was arrested for drunk driving Sunday morning. Charles City police conducted a traffic stop Sunday morning, August 28, around 2:31 AM near the…

Drunk driver shows up for court – drunk – and is taken to jail

Drunk driver shows up for court – drunk – and is taken to jail

MASON CITY – Alcohol is a powerful drug. A Mason City man who already faced a charge of felony third offense drunk driving previously and was caught yet again this…

North Iowa man caught attempting to steal from Walmart

North Iowa man caught attempting to steal from Walmart

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Charles City woman guilty of sex abuse of child

Charles City woman guilty of sex abuse of child

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman arrested earlier this year on two counts of sexual abuse of a child has been found guilty by a jury. A warrant was…

Sen. Ragan: “Privatized Medicaid is a broken three-legged stool”

Sen. Ragan: “Privatized Medicaid is a broken three-legged stool”

DES MOINES – Opening Comments at the August 29th Health Policy Oversight Committee meeting by Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City, Senate Co-Chair of the Committee (Livestreamed today from 12:30…

Iowa substitue teacher charged with sexual exploitation

Iowa substitue teacher charged with sexual exploitation

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Obamacare insurance rates to explode next year by up to 42%

Obamacare insurance rates to explode next year by up to 42%

DES MOINES – State officials Ok’d massive rate increases Monday for insurance companies operating in Iowa under Obamacare. The Iowa Insurance Division received an annual individual health insurance premium rate…

NIACC adding women’s soccer in 2017

NIACC adding women’s soccer in 2017

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) athletic department will add women’s soccer to its roster of sports in 2017. “We are excited about the return of…

Charles City man sent to jail for drug possession after felony theft and burglary

Charles City man sent to jail for drug possession after felony theft and burglary

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Stolen 2003 Mustang GT out of Clear Lake found in Mason City

Stolen 2003 Mustang GT out of Clear Lake found in Mason City

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Mason City man arrested for domestic abuse for second time on same victim

Mason City man arrested for domestic abuse for second time on same victim

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Waterloo woman arrested after driving wrong way on Federal with no headlights, drunk

Waterloo woman arrested after driving wrong way on Federal with no headlights, drunk

MASON CITY – Police may have saved some lives after a Waterloo woman was spotted driving her car in a very dangerous manner. The incident took place on the evening…

Convicted thief caught stealing again

Convicted thief caught stealing again

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Code violations lead to raid of Mason City rental house

Code violations lead to raid of Mason City rental house

MASON CITY – A Mason City rental house with visible code violations was raided by building inspectors and police, leading to some nasty discoveries. Mason City police tell NIT that…

Mason City man guilty of second drunk driving offense

Mason City man guilty of second drunk driving offense

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NIACC’s Khat wins regional time trial

NIACC’s Khat wins regional time trial

MASON CITY – NIACC’s Wal Khat won the NJCAA Region XI time trial 5-kilometer race in a time of 16 minutes, 13.7 seconds Saturday on the NIACC campus. Khat edged…

American University of Afghanistan attacked

American University of Afghanistan attacked

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – A terrorist attack on the American University of Afghanistan left at least a dozen dead and scores injured. The attack took place August 24 when gunmen set…

Iowa student pepper sprays administrator

Iowa student pepper sprays administrator

DAVENPORT, IOWA – Police were called after a student pepper-sprayed an administrator who was escorting the kid out of school. The incident took place on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at…

Justice Department releases new training video for law enforcement on interacting with transgender persons

Justice Department releases new training video for law enforcement on interacting with transgender persons

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Justice Department’s Community Relations Service (CRS) released a new training video Friday for law enforcement which provides information, tools and techniques to help ensure that interactions…

President of non-profits sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $500,000 from state of Minnesota

President of non-profits sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $500,000 from state of Minnesota

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Domestic abuser jailed for drug possession

Domestic abuser jailed for drug possession

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Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

From Rep. Sharon Steckman – It’s hard to believe that all across Iowa students and teachers are back in the classroom. The cooler weather has helped us get in the…

Mason City man investigated by police for second time after alleged domestic assault

Mason City man investigated by police for second time after alleged domestic assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City man found himself on the wrong end of the law for a second time this year after a confrontation. Mason City police officers were…

Iowa State football team names captains for season

Iowa State football team names captains for season

AMES, Iowa –Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell has identified the leaders on his first Cyclone team with the announcement today that senior defensive end Mitchell Meyers, junior quarterback…

Four taken to hospital after driver blows stop sign, causing crash

Four taken to hospital after driver blows stop sign, causing crash

RURAL MASON CITY – A driver allegedly blew through a stop sign Friday night, into the path of a woman with a baby in her pickup truck, causing a serious…

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