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Illegal Mexican alien sent to prison after caught living in Humboldt

Illegal Mexican alien sent to prison after caught living in Humboldt

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man has been sentenced to 3 months in prison for illegally living in Humboldt, Iowa following two prior deportations. Noel Ramirez-Bonifacio, age 31, a citizen…

U.S. to hold Russia accountable for “destabilizing behavior” by expelling diplomats after nerve agent attack

U.S. to hold Russia accountable for “destabilizing behavior” by expelling diplomats after nerve agent attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. says it will hold Russia accountable for “destabilizing behavior” by expelling 60 diplomats after a nerve agent attack in Britain. A State Department spokesperson says…

Department of Commerce reinstates citizenship question for 2020 census

Department of Commerce reinstates citizenship question for 2020 census

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Commerce this week announced that a question on citizenship status will be reinstated to the 2020 decennial census questionnaire to help enforce the…

Gov. Reynolds signs 23 bills into law

Gov. Reynolds signs 23 bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the following 23 bills into law on Wednesday: Senate File 2098: an Act relating to probate, by amending the probate powers of the…

Senator Grassley announces hearing on the future of data privacy in social media

Senator Grassley announces hearing on the future of data privacy in social media

WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, will hold a hearing on data privacy on April 10, 2018. Grassley invited Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg…

NIACC’s Hergert picks up 200th win

NIACC’s Hergert picks up 200th win

MASON CITY – NIACC baseball coach Travis Hergert picked up his 200th career win on Tuesday with an 8-5 win over Southeastern in La Crosse, Wis. The following is a…

NIACC’s Sherwood earns ICCAC player of week honor

NIACC’s Sherwood earns ICCAC player of week honor

MASON CITY – For the second time this season, a NIACC softball player has been selected as the ICCAC player of the week. NIACC freshman Kaci Sherwood earned the award…

Chicago man who sold crack cocaine in Cedar Rapids sentenced to over fifteen years’ imprisonment

Chicago man who sold crack cocaine in Cedar Rapids sentenced to over fifteen years’ imprisonment

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sold crack cocaine near a Cedar Rapids elementary school was sentenced on March 27, 2018, to more than 15 years in federal prison. Soy…

Sex offender sentenced to more than a year in prison for failing to register in Iowa

Sex offender sentenced to more than a year in prison for failing to register in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted sex offender who lived in Iowa for three weeks without registering was sentenced today to more than a year in federal prison. Lucas Hertrampf, age…

Inmate attacks staff at Iowa’s Clarinda Correctional Facility

Inmate attacks staff at Iowa’s Clarinda Correctional Facility

CLARINDA, IOWA – A correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate at the Clarinda Correctional Facility in Clarinda, IA at approximately 5:00 p.m. in the evening on Tuesday, March 27.…

Cedar Rapids man caught burglarizing Mason City house, is caught after chase

Cedar Rapids man caught burglarizing Mason City house, is caught after chase

MASON CITY – Police were called to a Mason City house early Wednesday morning on a report of a burglary and encountered a Cedar Rapids man, who then led them…