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Chicago man guilty of drunk driving after fleeing from and fighting police

Chicago man guilty of drunk driving after fleeing from and fighting police

MASON CITY – A Chicago man now living in Mason City is guilty of driving drunk while fleeing police after a dispute and then crashing his car into a garage. The…

Man guilty of stealing bicycle in Mason City

Man guilty of stealing bicycle in Mason City

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Charles City man accused of possessing child porn pleads guilty

Charles City man accused of possessing child porn pleads guilty

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Belmond woman guilty of stealing from Target

Belmond woman guilty of stealing from Target

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California man sentenced to 30 years for conspiring to join ISIL and engaging in fraud

California man sentenced to 30 years for conspiring to join ISIL and engaging in fraud

WASHINGTON – Nader Elhuzayel, 25, of Anaheim, California, was sentenced to 30 years in prison with a lifetime of supervised release for conspiring and attempting to provide material support to…

Obamacare penalty snags over 8 million taxpayers, who pay over $1.7 billion

Obamacare penalty snags over 8 million taxpayers, who pay over $1.7 billion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Affordable Care Act penalty ensnared over 8 million taxpayers in 2014, who paid over $1.7 billion because they couldn’t prove they were insured. New data released by…

DNR offers tips to deal with “nuisance” wildlife

DNR offers tips to deal with “nuisance” wildlife

DES MOINES – Not every furry face has to be your favorite, but you can support a healthy ecosystem by choosing to handle your wildlife woes responsibly. Rather than exterminating…

Wisconsin military explosives manufacturer faces nearly $143K in OSHA penalties for exposing workers to lead and other hazards

Wisconsin military explosives manufacturer faces nearly $143K in OSHA penalties for exposing workers to lead and other hazards

SPOONER, WI – When a Wisconsin explosive component manufacturer started a new production line at its Spooner facility, the company failed to comply with federal safety standards to protect its…

Search warrants in Fort Dodge lead to arrest of alleged coke dealers, other crooks

Search warrants in Fort Dodge lead to arrest of alleged coke dealers, other crooks

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Former legislative clerk sentenced for white powder hoax on floor of Iowa Legislature

Former legislative clerk sentenced for white powder hoax on floor of Iowa Legislature

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State Department statement of downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

State Department statement of downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States welcomes the interim report of the Joint Investigation Team on the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. The Team’s interim findings corroborate Secretary…

Convicted murderer of Mason City man loses appeal

Convicted murderer of Mason City man loses appeal

DES MOINES – A Mason City man convicted of murder has lost another appeal in his case. On March 26, 1998, Michael Burnett Weatherspoon was charged in Cerro Gordo County,…

State warns Iowa flood victims about scams; already reports of it in Cedar Rapids

State warns Iowa flood victims about scams; already reports of it in Cedar Rapids

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowans who have been victimized by flood damage should be on alert for criminals who seek to victimize them again through flood-related scams. Iowa’s Department of…

Tip sheet released for workers at election polls on respecting transgender and gender non-conforming people

Tip sheet released for workers at election polls on respecting transgender and gender non-conforming people

DES MOINES — One Iowa—the state’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organization, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Iowa and League of Women Voters of Iowa have…

Former Hawkeye quarterback Randy Duncan passes away

Former Hawkeye quarterback Randy Duncan passes away

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa All-American quarterback Randy Duncan passed away Tuesday evening in Des Moines, following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 79. Funeral arrangements are pending.…

Game times, television information set for Hy-Vee Classic

Game times, television information set for Hy-Vee Classic

AMES, IOWA – Game times and television information has been finalized for The Hy-Vee Classic on Saturday, Dec. 17, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The annual event features…