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Man with child porn tries to flee to Middle East; sentenced to 120 years in prison

Man with child porn tries to flee to Middle East; sentenced to 120 years in prison

SEDONA, AZ – A local jewelry store owner was sentenced on Thursday to 1,440 months without the possibility of early release in state prison for possessing and distributing child pornography,…

Republicans vow to pursue tax reform

Republicans vow to pursue tax reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, House Ways and Means Committee…

Sanctions slapped on Venezuela by U.S. after illegitimate election

Sanctions slapped on Venezuela by U.S. after illegitimate election

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13692,…

Former Iowa police chief sent to federal prison for stealing guns and vehicles from police department and lying to federal agent

Former Iowa police chief sent to federal prison for stealing guns and vehicles from police department and lying to federal agent

CEDAR RAPIDS – The former chief of police of the Tama Police Department who stole and pawned a Tama police service weapon, two other guns held by the police department…

Iowa union boss sentenced for embezzlement of funds

Iowa union boss sentenced for embezzlement of funds

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who embezzled labor union assets, was sentenced July 26, 2017, to twelve months’ in federal prison. Curtis Lang, 53, from Le Mars, Iowa, received the…

Charles City women plead not guilty in booze heist from grocery store

Charles City women plead not guilty in booze heist from grocery store

MASON CITY – Two Charles City women say they are not guilty in an attempted booze heist from a Mason City grocery store. On May 29, 2017, at around 6:24…

Mason City man accused of drunk driving

Mason City man accused of drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed for drunk driving early Monday morning. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle at 1:21 AM, July 31 near Spruce…

Northern Iowa man allegedly assaults son and deputy at fair

Northern Iowa man allegedly assaults son and deputy at fair

WEST UNION, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man was spotted by law enforcement allegedly inflicting and injury upon his young son at the fair, leading to the man’s arrest on…

Northern Iowa man caught with stolen car, attempting to burglarize house

Northern Iowa man caught with stolen car, attempting to burglarize house

RURAL PALO ALTO COUNTY, IOWA – Law enforcement caught a Northern Iowa man with a stolen car, who had attempting to burglarize house rural home. On Thursday, July 27, 2017…

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller agrees with FDA’s plan to slash tobacco in cig’s

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller agrees with FDA’s plan to slash tobacco in cig’s

DES MOINES –  Attorney General Tom Miller today issued the following statement about the FDA’s announcement of a new comprehensive plan to shift the trajectory of tobacco-related disease and death:…

City of Mason City expense report, July 27, 2017

City of Mason City expense report, July 27, 2017

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 7/27/2017 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL CAMPGROUND SUPPLIES 411.72 ACCO OTHER SUPPLIES 2,382.50 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL CHEMICALS 60.00 ANDERSON, KAREN…

Sheffield woman avoids felony drunk driving conviction in plea deal

Sheffield woman avoids felony drunk driving conviction in plea deal

MASON CITY – A Sheffield woman is behind bars after she faced a felony drunk driving charge – but instead took a plea deal. Records show 34-year-old Amy Marie Dahl…

Three steps To Help You Find Your Ideal Car

When deciding what your next car will be it can be difficult to know what advice to follow. For those people who are devoted to cars, it may take a…

Gun crime prosecutions up 23 percent after federal action

Gun crime prosecutions up 23 percent after federal action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last week that after a memo he issued earlier this year, federal gun crime prosecutions have risen 23 percent. Today, the U.S.…