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MCPD says autopsies completed on homicide victims

MCPD says autopsies completed on homicide victims

MASON CITY – Mason City police say that autopsies have been completed on the two murder victims who died last week, allegedly at the hands of a Lake Mills man.…

Child left stranded in Wright county; police seek clues

Child left stranded in Wright county; police seek clues

CLARION, IOWA – At approximately 1:30 PM this afternoon the Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to report of an unattended child in Galt, Iowa in Wright county. Deputies found a…

Former Mohawk Jadda Buckley named Big 12 Player of the Week

Former Mohawk Jadda Buckley named Big 12 Player of the Week

IRVING, Texas – Iowa State redshirt junior guard Jadda Buckley was named Big 12 Player of the Week for the first time in her career, the league announced Monday. The…

Obama grants clemency to 79 more non-violent drug offenders

Obama grants clemency to 79 more non-violent drug offenders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was announced today that President Obama has granted a new round of clemency to 79 men and women who were incarcerated for non-violent drug offenses, brining…

How Technology Can Put Iowa on the Map as More than a Swing State

It seems as though Iowa only makes the national headlines once every four years during presidential elections because it is seen as a swing state. All presidential candidates seek to…

Iowa warehouse supervisor sent to prison for stealing over $400K from his employer and lying to a credit union

Iowa warehouse supervisor sent to prison for stealing over $400K from his employer and lying to a credit union

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Dubuque-area man, who stole and sold over $400,000 worth of his employer’s goods on the Internet, was sentenced to 78 months’ imprisonment. Chad Michael Saeugling, 40,…

Thousands of needy Iowans feast on deer meat donated by hunters

Thousands of needy Iowans feast on deer meat donated by hunters

DES MOINES – The Iowa DNR says that thousands of needy Iowans have have benefited from a program where hunters can donate extra deer meat. Hunters in Iowa use the…

Leading LGBT group praises Medicaid provider’s decision to pay for “gender affirming surgery” for man

Leading LGBT group praises Medicaid provider’s decision to pay for “gender affirming surgery” for man

DES MOINES — Yesterday, the ACLU of Iowa and ACLU LGBT Project announced that Amerigroup, one of Iowa’s private Medicaid providers, agreed to pay for gender affirming surgery for Andrew…

Wanted domestic abuser snared by police

Wanted domestic abuser snared by police

MASON CITY – A convicted domestic abuser was caught by law enforcement and taken to jail on a warrant. Darrell Wayne Hulion was arrested in Mason City after a domestic…

Fort Dodge coke dealer sent to prison

Fort Dodge coke dealer sent to prison

FORT DODGE – A man who was dealing cocaine in Fort Dodge has been sent to prison for 10 years. Sterling Lee Clark, 26, of Fort Dodge, appeared in Webster…

Osage man faces charges after violent domestic episode

Osage man faces charges after violent domestic episode

OSAGE – An Osage man remains in jail after a violent domestic episode last week which apparently included a clash with police. Osage police were called to the 400 block…

Charles City woman caught drunk driving for second time

Charles City woman caught drunk driving for second time

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman was caught drunk driving for a second time. Jolene Bilharz, age 42 of Charles City, is currently facing her second drunk driving charge.…

Rockford man hurt after rolling pickup truck in rural Cerro Gordo county

Rockford man hurt after rolling pickup truck in rural Cerro Gordo county

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Rockford man was hurt after rolling his pickup truck in rural Cerro Gordo county Monday morning. A 2005 GMC truck driven by 65-year-old Dale…

Iowa man busted with at least 100 lbs. of pot

Iowa man busted with at least 100 lbs. of pot

DAVENPORT – An Iowa man was taken to jail after police raided his home and discovered more than 100 lbs. of illegal pot. A Davenport, Iowa police tactical unit was…

Iowa man accused of beating woman to the point of miscarriage

Iowa man accused of beating woman to the point of miscarriage

DAVENPORT, IOWA – Police arrested a man who they say beat a woman to the point that she had a miscarriage. On Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Mark Dee Roberts was…

Dakota Access pipeline protestors start open-ended fast before Iowa Utilities Board Office in Des Moines

Dakota Access pipeline protestors start open-ended fast before Iowa Utilities Board Office in Des Moines

DES MOINES – Dakota Access pipeline protestors claim to have started a fast in front of the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) in Des Moines after attending last week’s public board…

Iowa State safety Kamari Cotton-Moya named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Iowa State safety Kamari Cotton-Moya named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Week

AMES – Iowa State junior safety Kamari Cotton-Moya was named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Week after his outstanding performance vs. Texas Tech on Saturday. A native of Bakersfield,…

Cyclone wrestling signs another top-5 recruiting class

Cyclone wrestling signs another top-5 recruiting class

AMES, Iowa – For the second straight year, the Iowa State wrestling coaching staff will bring in the one of the nation’s top group of freshmen. Kevin Jackson and company…

Iowa State Men Finish 16th at NCAA Cross Country, Best Since 1997

Iowa State Men Finish 16th at NCAA Cross Country, Best Since 1997

TERRE HAUTE, Indiana – The No. 23 Iowa State men’s cross country team finished 16th at the 2016 NCAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday at LaVern Gibson Cross Country Course.…

Jadda Buckley helps Cyclones storm past Drake, 75-67

Jadda Buckley helps Cyclones storm past Drake, 75-67

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball team (3-0 overall) defeated in-state rival Drake (1-2 overall) in comeback fashion by a score of 75-67 on Sunday at Hilton Coliseum. The…

Mason City man accused of insurance fraud says he’s not guilty

Mason City man accused of insurance fraud says he’s not guilty

MASON CITY – A Mason City man facing two felony fraud charges says he is not guilty and awaits trial next month. On September 1, Mason City police officers arrested…

Chickasaw county woman arrested for felony drunk driving

Chickasaw county woman arrested for felony drunk driving

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Iowa woman sentenced to prison for defrauding elderly couple out of more than $100,000

Iowa woman sentenced to prison for defrauding elderly couple out of more than $100,000

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Iowa crushes UTRGV, 95-67

Iowa crushes UTRGV, 95-67

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa men’s basketball team defeated UT Rio Grande Valley 95-67 Sunday afternoon inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Peter Jok had a game-high 27 points in 19…

Iowa women tripped up by SDSU, 66-64

Iowa women tripped up by SDSU, 66-64

IOWA CITY – The Iowa women’s basketball team suffered its first defeat of the season at the hands of South Dakota State University, 66-64, Sunday at home. A buzzer-beater by…

UN experts back call to halt pipeline construction in North Dakota, citing rights abuses of protestors

UN experts back call to halt pipeline construction in North Dakota, citing rights abuses of protestors

NEW YORK – The United States is using excessive force against protestors in North Dakota who are trying to stop an oil pipeline project that runs through land sacred to…

Former Mohawk Makenzie Meyer scores 6 points in Iowa’s 71-30 victory over UMass

Former Mohawk Makenzie Meyer scores 6 points in Iowa’s 71-30 victory over UMass

IOWA CITY – The Iowa women’s basketball team beat UMass 71-30 Saturday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, and former Mason City Mohawk Makenzie Meyer scored 6 points in the victory. The Hawkeyes…

Today is Transgender Remembrance Day

Today is Transgender Remembrance Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Transgender Day of Remembrance, the United States solemnly honors the memory of the many transgender individuals who lost their lives to senseless acts of violence. Transgender…

Three people who tried to smuggle guns from Iowa to Lebanon sent to federal prison

Three people who tried to smuggle guns from Iowa to Lebanon sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Ali Afif Al Herz, age 51, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was sentenced today and following his plea of guilty to various charges related to a scheme to…

Iowa State dismantles Texas Tech, 66-10

Iowa State dismantles Texas Tech, 66-10

AMES – Iowa State dominated every facet of the game in a 66-10 rout of Texas Tech Saturday night at Jack Trice Stadium. With the win, Iowa State improves to…

Iowa punishes Illinois, 28-0

Iowa punishes Illinois, 28-0

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS – Iowa defeated Illinois, 28-0, in Champaign, Illinois, on Saturday afternoon, improving to 7-4 overall and 5-3 in Big Ten play. Iowa shutout a Big Ten opponent for…

Amanda Ragan elected Whip for Senate Democrats

Amanda Ragan elected Whip for Senate Democrats

DES MOINES – State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City will help lead the Iowa Legislature over the next two years as Senate Democratic Whip. Senator Ragan was elected by…

Cyclone women add 5-star recruit Madison Wise to 2017 recruiting class

Cyclone women add 5-star recruit Madison Wise to 2017 recruiting class

AMES, IOWA – The Iowa State women’s basketball program and head coach Bill Fennelly announced Thursday an addition to the 2017 signing class, as Madison Wise signed her National Letter…

Trump furious after VP-elect Pence “harassed” at Broadway play

Trump furious after VP-elect Pence “harassed” at Broadway play

NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter and blasted the cast of a play who he says was “rude” to his vice president, who was in the audience.…

Former Mohawk standout Myah Mellman’s 18 points propels Creighton to victory over Drake and 80-77 win

Former Mohawk standout Myah Mellman’s 18 points propels Creighton to victory over Drake and 80-77 win

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Led by 18 points off the bench by junior Myah Mellman – a Mason City High graduate – the Creighton women’s basketball team earned its first victory…

Minnesota men with “unbreakable desire to kill” for ISIS sent to prison

Minnesota men with “unbreakable desire to kill” for ISIS sent to prison

MINNEAPOLIS – Nine Minnesota men with “unbreakable desire to kill” have been sentenced for trying to join the terrorist group ISIS. The last three of nine men were sentenced this…

Dougherty motorist flees possible drunk driving stop, ends up in hospital

Dougherty motorist flees possible drunk driving stop, ends up in hospital

DOUGHERTY – A deputy attempted to stop a possible drunk driver who refused to pull over and instead rolled the pickup into a ditch and was ejected from the vehicle.…

Iowa man shoots self in thigh after blasting raccoon caught in trap

Iowa man shoots self in thigh after blasting raccoon caught in trap

UNION COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa man had to undergo surgery to remove a bullet from his thigh after his holster snagged the trigger of his pistol, firing the projectile…

$25 million settlement agreement reached in Trump University case

$25 million settlement agreement reached in Trump University case

NEW YORK – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will spend $25 million to settle a lawsuit in connection to his Trump University real estate seminars. Donald J. Trump tweeted early Saturday:…

Minnesota daycare provider arrested after she attempts to hang toddler

Minnesota daycare provider arrested after she attempts to hang toddler

MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Police Officers responded to the 2700 block of Humboldt Avenue South at 9:43 a.m. this morning on a report of an injured child. As officers were responding…