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Child hurt in Clear Lake when riding mower backs over him

Child hurt in Clear Lake when riding mower backs over him

CLEAR LAKE – A 4-year-old boy in Clear Lake was rushed to the hospital today after a riding mower backed over him. The Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to…

U.S. tells United Nations it is getting out of Paris climate agreement

U.S. tells United Nations it is getting out of Paris climate agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United States submitted a communication to the United Nations, in its capacity as depositary for the Paris Agreement, regarding the U.S. intent to withdraw from…

Global War on Terrorism War Memorial bill passes Senate

Global War on Terrorism War Memorial bill passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, bipartisan legislation championed by U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), known as the Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act, passed the Senate…

Young girls vandalize buildings in Oelwein, face charges

Young girls vandalize buildings in Oelwein, face charges

OELWEIN, IOWA – Police in Oelwein, Iowa investigated numerous reports of vandalism to buildings and arrested three young girls for criminal mischief. Oelwein police investigated several criminal mischief complaints on…

Mason City man accused of domestic assault in Clear Lake

Mason City man accused of domestic assault in Clear Lake

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is accused of domestic assault involving strangulation in Clear Lake. Devin Michael Flores, age 22, is accused by Clear Lake police of a…

Passenger in mobile meth lab vehicle now faces meth-making charge; Mejia to stand trial

Passenger in mobile meth lab vehicle now faces meth-making charge; Mejia to stand trial

MASON CITY – A convicted domestic abuser caught riding in a mobile meth lab in Mason City is now accused of manufacturing the dangerous drug, and one of his alleged…

Gerdin family makes additional financial commitment of $5 million to Hawkeye Athletics

Gerdin family makes additional financial commitment of $5 million to Hawkeye Athletics

IOWA CITY – From walk-on to 2016-17 Big Ten Conference Sixth Man of the Year, Nicholas Baer (Class of 2018) has become an integral part of the University of Iowa’s…

Incarcerated aliens in federal prisons tops 42,000

Incarcerated aliens in federal prisons tops 42,000

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Data released this week shows that federal prisons are holding more that 42,000 aliens, but most could be on their way out of the United States. President…

Attorney General Sessions announces opioid fraud and abuse detection unit

Attorney General Sessions announces opioid fraud and abuse detection unit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week announced the formation of the Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit, a new Department of Justice pilot program to utilize data to help…

Man Sentenced for brokering gun shipments to Lebanon from Iowa

Man Sentenced for brokering gun shipments to Lebanon from Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS – Fadi Yassine, age 42, a Lebanese citizen, was sentenced in United States District Court in Cedar Rapids today on one count of conspiracy to broker firearms shipments…

Elite Boxing Academy presents its 1st Annual Back 2 School Bash

Elite Boxing Academy presents its 1st Annual Back 2 School Bash

MASON CITY – Elite Boxing Academy of Mason City, a local boxing gym that trains people of all ages, will hold its first USA-sanctioned amateur boxing event August 12th. The…