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Convicted domestic abuser back in jail for second probation violation

Convicted domestic abuser back in jail for second probation violation

MASON CITY – A Mason City man convicted of domestic abuse last year is accused of violating his probation a second time. On October 3, 2015, Mason City police were…

Mason City men abandon car during traffic stop, flee cops, then caught

Mason City men abandon car during traffic stop, flee cops, then caught

MASON CITY – Two Mason City men ran from their car during a traffic stop but weren’t quick enough to evade the long legs of the law. The incident went…

Des Moines man arrested for drunk driving in Mason City

Des Moines man arrested for drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – Police stopped a suspected drunk driver Monday evening in Mason City. Mason City police were dispatched for a driving complaint. An officer located the vehicle and conducted…

Russian hacker indicted for cracking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring

Russian hacker indicted for cracking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring

OAKLAND, CA – A federal grand jury in Oakland indicted Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin yesterday for obtaining information from computers, causing damage to computers, trafficking in access devices, aggravated identity theft,…

Iowa woman who provided rifle used in fatal shooting of young girl sent to prison

Iowa woman who provided rifle used in fatal shooting of young girl sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who illegally provided a rifle to her minor child was sentenced today to more than three years in federal prison. Robyn Lynn Merchant, a/k/a Robyn…

Hampton man guilty of murdering girlfriend, will spend rest of life in prison

Hampton man guilty of murdering girlfriend, will spend rest of life in prison

OSAGE – A Hampton man accused of murdering his girlfriend has been found guilty and will spend the rest of his life in prison. Ronald Lee Rand, age 61, faced…

Mason City police seek wanted sex offender

Mason City police seek wanted sex offender

MASON CITY – Police in Mason City thought they had cornered a wanted sex offender Monday night, be the man was not caught. About 6:04 PM last night, officers were…

Northeast Iowa man pleads guilty to possessing pipe bombs

Northeast Iowa man pleads guilty to possessing pipe bombs

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who unlawfully possessed three pipe bombs and a pressure cooker bomb pled guilty on October 24, 2016, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Trevor Satrom,…

Iowa man busted for sex with 14-year-old girl

Iowa man busted for sex with 14-year-old girl

FAYETTE COUNTY, IOWA – Law enforcement sought and caught an Iowa man they say had sexual relations with a young girl, placing him behind bars. After a long investigation, the…

Elderly Iowa woman dies from West Nile virus

Elderly Iowa woman dies from West Nile virus

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the first West Nile virus death in Iowa since 2010, an elderly (81 years of age and older)…

Two people hurt after 14-year-old driver crashes van

Two people hurt after 14-year-old driver crashes van

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Iowa woman shoots herself while driving

Iowa woman shoots herself while driving

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Cow struck by two vehicles sends people to hospital

Cow struck by two vehicles sends people to hospital

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