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DES MOINES – A “targeted shooting” of a male victim at a downtown bar makes 16 homicides this year in Iowa’s capital city of Des Moines.
ANKENY – A shooting in a parking lot at an Iowa bar lead police to detain and charge a man with attempted murder.
CEDAR RAPIDS – An allegedly drunk, suspended Iowa driver is facing a swath of charges after a fatal auto accident took the life of an elderly woman.
HARDIN COUNTY – A Northern Iowa man who won a big lottery prize has been sent to prison for the sexual abuse of his granddaughters.
WAVERLY – A male teen was arrested after an assault at Waverly high school.
SIOUX CITY – A Clear Lake, Iowa nurse who stole fentanyl from elderly patients pled guilty on November 21, 2022, in federal court in Sioux City.
CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man who possessed a gun less than a year after he was released from federal prison for possessing a firearm illegally was sentenced to more than two additional years in federal prison.
CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who used a false identification document and a false social security number was sentenced today to more than two months in federal prison.
CEDAR FALLS – A Waterloo man was caught after fleeing police and charged with felony eluding and drunk driving.
SIOUX CITY – An Iowa man pleaded guilty to possession child pornography charges and faces possible decades in prison.
SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man has pleaded guilty to child porn charges after coercing youngsters on social media to send him explicit photos.
SIOUX CITY – A man who dealt meth in Northern Iowa has been sent to prison for 108 months.
CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested after crashing car for operating while intoxicated, assault on an officer, and other charges.
SIOUX CITY – A California man was sentenced November 17, 2022, to 10 years in federal prison. Wesley Wood, age 43, from San Marcos, California, received the prison term after a May 26, 2022, guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
FORT DODGE – A coffee shopped was robbed in Fort Dodge early Tuesday morning, and police are searching for a suspect.
SIOUX CITY – A Mason City man who possessed large amounts of child pornography was convicted by a jury on November 17, 2022, after a 4-day trial in federal court in Sioux City.
WATERLOO – Police are investigating after a person was shot and killed in Waterloo Monday.
SIOUX CITY – The owner of an Iowa construction firm pleaded guilty November 16, 2022, to tax evasion for evading payment of his company’s employment taxes.
DAVENPORT – An Iowa man was arrested for possessing and promoting child pornography.
DICKINSON COUNTY – An allegedly intoxicated Dickinson county attorney was arrested at the courthouse, the sheriff’s office says.
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CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man involved in a Mexico‑based drug trafficking organization was sentenced on October 21, 2022, to more than 33 years in federal prison.
DES MOINES – The Iowa Internet Crimes Against Child (ICAC) Task Force executed a three-day operation in the Des Moines Metro.
EMMET COUNTY – Two people were arrested recently as the result of a traffic stop in Emmet County.
DAVENPORT – An Iowa man has been sent to prison for forcing young women into sex trafficking.
CLIVE – A juvenile pointed a “gun” at another kid at an Iowa school, but cops were quick to track down and nab a suspect.
CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man who purchased at least 38 guns for other people was sentenced November 8, 2022, to over six years in years in federal prison.
CEDAR RAPIDS – A West Virginia man who came to Iowa and was caught with meth and a firearm after burglarizing a house has been sent to prison for 19 years.
THURMAN, IOWA – Authorities are investigating a report of “multiple historic homicides” from a possible serial killer in rural Iowa.
SIOUX CITY – A woman who conspired to distribute methamphetamine pled guilty November 2, 2022, in federal court in Sioux City.
MASON CITY – Mason City police said Sunday that they have arrested a woman in connection to a school threat.
CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo felon who fled from police while in possession of a stolen and loaded gun and then, three weeks later, shot a different gun at the house of someone with whom he was angry, was sentenced to over eight years in federal prison.
CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who sexually assaulted a child by using threats and placing them in fear of physical assault was sentenced on Friday to more than 37 years in federal prison.
CORALVILLE – A former Cedar Falls man who brutally murdered his grandma died in Iowa prison.
CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man, who is a felon and shot a firearm at a residence after assaulting a woman, was sentenced to ten years in federal prison.
CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa nurse was sentenced to federal prison for stealing a pain pill from an elderly nursing home resident.
DES MOINES – Eight Iowa men were arrested for seeking underage juveniles for sexual activity, authorities said.
FORT DODGE – Cops nabbed a juvenile felon after shots were fired at apartments in Fort Dodge.