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State attorneys general urge federal investigation of meatpacking practices

State attorneys general urge federal investigation of meatpacking practices

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller and a bipartisan group of attorneys general from 10 other states urge the Department of Justice to pursue a federal investigation into suspected…

Man arrested in Iowa murder cold case

Man arrested in Iowa murder cold case

KEOKUK, IOWA – In April of 2017, the Division of Criminal Investigation’s (DCI) Major Crime Unit and the Keokuk Police Department reopened the investigation into the June 2004 death of…

Iowa Auditor Rob Sands applauds decision to release meat packing plant positive covid test numbers

Iowa Auditor Rob Sands applauds decision to release meat packing plant positive covid test numbers

DES MOINES – This morning the State of Iowa confirmed the following statistics regarding COVID-19 outbreaks at several of Iowa’s meat packing facilities: -Tyson, Columbus Junction: 221 cases, 26% of…

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hospitalized with a gallbladder infection. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent non-surgical treatment for acute cholecystitis, a benign gallbladder condition, according to…

Cerro Gordo county COVID-19 Joint Information Center update

Cerro Gordo county COVID-19 Joint Information Center update

MASON CITY – Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 Data Snapshot 10,111 total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iowa (05/04/2020). 14 total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cerro Gordo (05/04/2020).…

Gov. Reynolds to travel to Washington, D.C. tomorrow to visit President Trump

Gov. Reynolds to travel to Washington, D.C. tomorrow to visit President Trump

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds will travel to Washington, D.C. tomorrow (Wednesday) to provide an update to President Donald Trump and his Coronavirus Task Force on the status of…

408 additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, 19 additional deaths confirmed

408 additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, 19 additional deaths confirmed

DES MOINES – Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 408 additional positive cases for a total of 10,111 positive cases. There have been an…

Indiana man’s crime spree comes to screeching halt in North Iowa

Indiana man’s crime spree comes to screeching halt in North Iowa

RURAL DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA – An Indiana man’s crime spree came to a screeching halt in North Iowa and now he’s facing a number of felonies. On April 22, 2020…

Colorado man sent to prison for 6 years for calling Iowa bank repeatedly and threatening “Columbine” outcome

Colorado man sent to prison for 6 years for calling Iowa bank repeatedly and threatening “Columbine” outcome

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who repeatedly threatened a Cedar Rapids bank, its employees, and other individuals from northern Iowa by telephone and text messages was sentenced today to six…

Mason City apartment fire forces building evacuation

Mason City apartment fire forces building evacuation

MASON CITY – A Mason City apartment fire forced the residents in the building to evacuate. On May 4, 2020 at 03:49 AM, the Mason City Fire Department responded to…