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Hampton man enters guilty plea for spreading HIV

Hampton man enters guilty plea for spreading HIV

FAYETTE COUNTY, IOWA – A Hampton man facing felony charges after a tryst in hotel room that spread a dangerous disease has entered a guilty plea. Ismael Alfaro, age 34,…

Police find over a pound of marijuana in Charles City apartment

Police find over a pound of marijuana in Charles City apartment

CHARLES CITY – A search warrant executed at a Charles City apartment yielded well over a pound of marijuana and the arrest of a man who has made trouble before.…

Ames police arrest woman after man found shot dead

Ames police arrest woman after man found shot dead

AMES, IOWA – A man was recently found in an Ames trailer park, fatally shot in the head, and police announced they made an arrest in the case. On October…

Tragedy in Mason City as person found in tree

Tragedy in Mason City as person found in tree

MASON CITY – Police and emergency responders were called this morning to a Mason City neighborhood when a person was found in a tree. Mason City police confirm that today,…

Man and child hurt in pickup rollover accident

Man and child hurt in pickup rollover accident

MASON CITY – A man and a young boy were hurt in a pickup truck rollover accident Wednesday afternoon. Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a scene of a…

Kanawha man sent to jail for smashing glass door at Mason City bar

Kanawha man sent to jail for smashing glass door at Mason City bar

MASON CITY – A Kanawha man smashed a glass door at a local bar and was convicted for the crime. Jimmy D Harris, age 21 of Kanawha, was accused of…

NIACC men’s cross country team ranked No. 9, women No. 22

NIACC men’s cross country team ranked No. 9, women No. 22

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s cross country team is ranked No. 9 and the NIACC women are ranked No. 22 in the final USTFCCCA rankings of the season. The…

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.…

Accused murderer found dead in Northern Iowa jail cell

Accused murderer found dead in Northern Iowa jail cell

WEST UNION, IOWA – A man accused of beating a fellow inmate to death was found dead in his Fayette county, Iowa jail cell Sunday. An inmate at the Fayette…

Controversial pipeline builder Dakota Access offers big reward after equipment burned

Controversial pipeline builder Dakota Access offers big reward after equipment burned

NEWTON, IOWA – Losses from burned equipment is mounting for the Dakota Access pipeline company, and now a substantial reward is being offered for help in catching those responsible. Dakota…

Senator Ragan blasts Medicaid privatization as millions needed for corporate payouts

Senator Ragan blasts Medicaid privatization as millions needed for corporate payouts

MASON CITY – Today, Senator Amanda Ragan had plenty to say about the Medicaid privatization implemented by Governor Terry Branstad after it was reveled that $33 million in additional corporate…

Hampton man caught drunk driving

Hampton man caught drunk driving

FORT ATKINSON, IOWA – A Hampton man was recently caught drunk driving and jailed. Cipriano Olmedo Hernandez, age 32 of Hampton, was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail…

Iowa man arrested after blasting intruder with shotgun

Iowa man arrested after blasting intruder with shotgun

DAVENPORT, IOWA – An Iowa man was arrested by police today after he used a shotgun to blast another man who was trying to break into his pickup. On Tuesday,…

Domestic abuser allegedly strikes again this weekend

Domestic abuser allegedly strikes again this weekend

MASON CITY – A convicted domestic abuser struck again this weekend, and this time he faces a felony and potential prison time. Mason City police responded to a domestic incident…

Iowa bank robbery suspects arrested in Florida

Iowa bank robbery suspects arrested in Florida

HOPKINTON, IOWA – On Friday, October 21, 2016, two armed male subjects wearing masks and dark colored clothing entered Citizens State Bank at 103 1st St SW, in Hopkinton, Iowa…