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Statement by the President on the shooting of police officers in Des Moines

Statement by the President on the shooting of police officers in Des Moines

DES MOINES – President Barack Obama made a statement Wednesday afternoon after two Central Iowa police officers were gunned down this morning in separate, apparent ambushes: Yesterday, two police officers…

Forest City man arrested for assault with dangerous weapon

Forest City man arrested for assault with dangerous weapon

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Convicted drunk driver busted on warrant

Convicted drunk driver busted on warrant

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman with plenty of experience driving drunk is behind bars after police visited her home. Megan Elizabeth Hermen, age 31, was paid a visit…

U.S. summer gasoline consumption reaches new heights

U.S. summer gasoline consumption reaches new heights

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The consumption of U.S. finished motor gasoline reached a new high of 9.7 million barrels per day in June 2016, surpassing the previous one-month high of 9.6…

Forest City man arrested after his home searched

Forest City man arrested after his home searched

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Grassley presses Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs on EpiPen costs

Grassley presses Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs on EpiPen costs

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley on Tuesday pressed the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs for details on agency spending for EpiPens amid substantial price increases for…

Mason City woman accused of stealing from Lake Chevy posts $4K bond, hires lawyer

Mason City woman accused of stealing from Lake Chevy posts $4K bond, hires lawyer

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who worked as the office manager at Lake Chevrolet and is accused of embezzlement there has posted bond and hired a lawyer. On…

Interview with Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz

Interview with Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Hawkeyes football team is coming off a bye week and is preparing to face a ranked Penn State squad this Saturday on the…

Vikings offensive coordinator Turner quits team

Vikings offensive coordinator Turner quits team

MINNEAPOLIS – With one of the worst offenses in pro football, Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has resigned, effective immediately. In a statement today, Turner said “I have tremendous respect…

Two police officers gunned down in metro Des Moines area; suspect caught

Two police officers gunned down in metro Des Moines area; suspect caught

URBANDALE, IOWA – Two police officers have died after being shot early Wednesday morning in the Des Moines metro area. On Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at approximately 1:06 AM, Urbandale…

Teens allegedly go on vandalism spree in Mason city neighborhood

Teens allegedly go on vandalism spree in Mason city neighborhood

MASON CITY – They allegedly stood on top of one car and proceeded to swing a bat downward in a violent fashion, striking the windshield until it shattered. This vehicle…

Grain semi rolls over, dumps corn

Grain semi rolls over, dumps corn

VENTURA – A semi carrying a load of corn overturned Tuesday evening near Ventura. The one-vehicle accident happened around 2:40 PM at 280th and Balsam Ave, just north of Ventura.…

ISU Football: Trever Ryen named a Burlsworth Trophy candidate

ISU Football: Trever Ryen named a Burlsworth Trophy candidate

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior wide receiver/punt returner Trever Ryen has been named a 2016 Burlsworth Trophy nominee, announced today by the Burlsworth Trophy and the Springdale Rotary Club.…