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Iowa man supporting Donald Trump at Des Moines rally who shot black girl gets “generous” plea deal

Iowa man supporting Donald Trump at Des Moines rally who shot black girl gets “generous” plea deal

DES MOINES – An Iowa man charged with attempted murder after shooting a teen girl at the Iowa capitol in his support of Donald Trump has received a “generous” plea…

“Extreme danger” to Iowans, judge says, sent to prison

“Extreme danger” to Iowans, judge says, sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man a judge called an “extreme danger” and a “violent menace” has been sent to prison. Nyle Brocks, age 28, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received…

Mason City man accused of felony solicitation of a minor sent to prison for prostitution and sexual abuse

Mason City man accused of felony solicitation of a minor sent to prison for prostitution and sexual abuse

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of felony solicitation of a minor entered a guilty plea to prostitution and sexual abuse and was sent to prison. Mason City…

Pedestrian hit by alleged drunk driver at Mills Fleet Farm in Mason City has died

Pedestrian hit by alleged drunk driver at Mills Fleet Farm in Mason City has died

MASON CITY – A pedestrian hit this week by an alleged drunk driver at Mills Fleet Farm in Mason City has died, police say, and additional charges are pending. On…

Former St. Ansgar man and his son arrested for storming U.S. Capitol

Former St. Ansgar man and his son arrested for storming U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A former St. Ansgar man and his son have been arrested for storming the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, after tipsters turned them in for bragging…

Wild juveniles engage in rampage at Iowa facility for disturbed children

Wild juveniles engage in rampage at Iowa facility for disturbed children

EMMET COUNTY, IOWA – Juveniles in a facility for disturbed children allegedly engaged in a wild riot and were arrested and taken to a detention center. The Emmet County Sheriff’s…

Man shoots and kills his father, mother and sister in Cedar Rapids

Man shoots and kills his father, mother and sister in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man shot and killed his father, mother and sister in Cedar Rapids today, police say. On Tuesday, June 15 at 8:23 a.m. the City’s Joint…

Mason City police investigate after man shot while walking down the street

Mason City police investigate after man shot while walking down the street

MASON CITY – Mason City police are investigating after a man was shot while walking down the street. On Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 10:12 p.m., Mason City Police Officers…

Waterloo man who ran from Fleet Farm with stolen gun sentenced to federal prison

Waterloo man who ran from Fleet Farm with stolen gun sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who stole a semiautomatic firearm with a 16-round magazine from Fleet Farm in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and ran from the store was sentenced today to…

Iowa man sentenced to over a year in federal prison for placing threatening phone call to U.S. Congressman Jerrold Nadler’s office

Iowa man sentenced to over a year in federal prison for placing threatening phone call to U.S. Congressman Jerrold Nadler’s office

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who called a United States Congressman’s office and told a staffer that he was going to find someone to assassinate the Congressman was sentenced today…

Minnesota teen arrested in Worth county after near-drowning incident; authorities close troublesome quarry

Minnesota teen arrested in Worth county after near-drowning incident; authorities close troublesome quarry

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Northern Iowa man caught with drugs, gun, child porn

Northern Iowa man caught with drugs, gun, child porn

WEBSTER COUNTY, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man was caught with drugs, gun, and child porn. On June 8th, 2021 a Webster County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to the Law…

Dubuque police track down three suspects after community terrorized with flare gun

Dubuque police track down three suspects after community terrorized with flare gun

DUBUQUE – Dubuque police tracked down three suspects after the community was terrorized with shots from flare guns. On June 9, 2021, at approximately 8:06 a.m. Dubuque Police responded to…

Jury convicts Iowa man of child sexual exploitation offenses

Jury convicts Iowa man of child sexual exploitation offenses

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sexually exploited two girls and committed child pornography offenses was convicted by a jury today after a two-and-a-half-day trial in federal court in Cedar…

Decorah heroin user sentenced to federal prison for possessing gun

Decorah heroin user sentenced to federal prison for possessing gun

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Decorah man who unlawfully possessed a gun while a drug user was sentenced to 46 months in prison. Lester Wallace Erickson, III, age 30, from Decorah,…

Felonious Clear Lake drunk driver caught once again, this time in Charles City

Felonious Clear Lake drunk driver caught once again, this time in Charles City

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Police hunt down alleged shooter in Waterloo

Police hunt down alleged shooter in Waterloo

WATERLOO – A shooting in Waterloo months ago and a police investigation led to a search warrant and the arrest of the alleged shooter connected to the incident. On March…

Alleged drunk driver from Nebraska runs down pedestrian in Mason City at Mills Fleet Farm

Alleged drunk driver from Nebraska runs down pedestrian in Mason City at Mills Fleet Farm

MASON CITY – An alleged drunk driver from Nebraska ran down a pedestrian in Mason City at Mills Fleet Farm, police say. The accident took place Tuesday evening, June 8,…

Fort Dodge woman sentenced to federal prison for defrauding elderly disabled veteran out of life savings

Fort Dodge woman sentenced to federal prison for defrauding elderly disabled veteran out of life savings

SIOUX CITY – A Fort Dodge woman who used a power of attorney to defraud an elderly disabled veteran out of more than $120,000 was sentenced May 21, 2021, to…

Iowa man shot gun “wildly on a populated street” sent to prison for 8 years

Iowa man shot gun “wildly on a populated street” sent to prison for 8 years

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who shot a gun “wildly on a populated street” has been sent to prison for 8 years. Derrick Damon Timmons, age 30, from Dubuque,…

Staff assault reported at Iowa’s Anamosa State Penitentiary

Staff assault reported at Iowa’s Anamosa State Penitentiary

ANAMOSA – A correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate at approximately 9:09 a.m. today at the Anamosa State Penitentiary. An inmate that was secured in restraints and being supervised…

Iowa man busted with over 60 grams of meth near Waverly

Iowa man busted with over 60 grams of meth near Waverly

WAVERLY – An Iowa man was busted with over 60 grams of meth near Waverly. ​On May 30, 2021 at about 11:23 AM, a deputy with the Bremer County Sheriff’s…

Chicago man who dealt heroin in Iowa sent back to federal prison

Chicago man who dealt heroin in Iowa sent back to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Chicago man who intended to distribute fentanyl and a heroin/fentanyl mixture in Iowa was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison. Chanord Hawkins, age 28,…

Cristhian Rivera found guilty in murder of Mollie Tibbetts

Cristhian Rivera found guilty in murder of Mollie Tibbetts

DAVENPORT – A jury on Friday found Cristhian Bahena Rivera guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Mollie Tibbetts. Rivera, 24, who resided in rural Poweshiek County, in the…

Man shot in alley in Mason City; police investigating

Man shot in alley in Mason City; police investigating

MASON CITY – A man was shot in an alley in Mason City, leading police to investigate the incident. The Mason City Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that…

Two juveniles charged after fight at a North Iowa school

Two juveniles charged after fight at a North Iowa school

RUTHVEN, IOWA – Two juveniles were charged after a fight at a North Iowa school. On May 10, 2021 at 9:07 AM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a…

Weapons seized after incident at Spencer school

Weapons seized after incident at Spencer school

SPENCER, IOWA – Weapons were seized after an incident at a school in Spencer, Iowa, police say. The incident took place on May 10th, 2021. At approximately 6:00 PM that…

Staff assault reported at Iowa State Penitentiary

Staff assault reported at Iowa State Penitentiary

FORT MADISON – A correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary at approximately 8:15 a.m. this morning. The officer was escorting an inmate to his…

Mason City police arrest three males from Belmond after robbery and stabbing incident

Mason City police arrest three males from Belmond after robbery and stabbing incident

MASON CITY – Mason City police arrested three males from Belmond after a robbery and stabbing incident. On Thursday, April 1, 2021, at approximately 6:26 PM, the Mason City Police…

Man arrested for homicide by motor vehicle after Iowa woman found dead along Interstate

Man arrested for homicide by motor vehicle after Iowa woman found dead along Interstate

WEST DES MOINES – Police have arrested a man for homicide by motor vehicle after investigating the death of an Iowa woman who was struck and killed on an Interstate…

Woman arrested after Mason City stabbing

Woman arrested after Mason City stabbing

MASON CITY – A woman was arrested after a Mason City stabbing incident, police say. On May 23rd, 2021, at 7:26 p.m., Mason City Police Officers were dispatched to 324…

Fort Dodge man chased by cops due to tinted window violation, then shoots himself

Fort Dodge man chased by cops due to tinted window violation, then shoots himself

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge man was chased by cops due to a tinted window violation, then shot himself. On May 9th, 2021, at about 2:44 pm, a Trooper…

Iowa man who brutally beat his girlfriend to death dies in prison

Iowa man who brutally beat his girlfriend to death dies in prison

IOWA CITY – An Iowa man who brutally beat his girlfriend to death died in prison, authorities say. Christopher Michael Phipps Sr. was pronounced dead due to natural causes at…

Four juveniles busted after rash of burglaries and car fire in Oelwein

Four juveniles busted after rash of burglaries and car fire in Oelwein

OELWEIN, IOWA – The Oelwein Police Department has completed the investigation into multiple burglaries that have occurred over the past few weeks. The Oelwein Police Department has been investigating burglaries…

Minneapolis shooting leaves 8 people injured and 2 dead

Minneapolis shooting leaves 8 people injured and 2 dead

MINNEAPOLIS – At 1:59 AM, Saturday morning, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department were working downtown for the evening bar close. Officers in the area of the 300 block of…

Iowa man who viciously murdered his infant son but hated porn dies in prison

Iowa man who viciously murdered his infant son but hated porn dies in prison

ANAMOSA – An Iowa man who viciously murdered his infant son, but hated porn, died in prison. Michael Cecil Craney was pronounced dead, likely due to natural causes (not COVID-19…

FBI employee indicted for illegally removing national security documents, taking “astonishing”: amount of material to her home

FBI employee indicted for illegally removing national security documents, taking “astonishing”: amount of material to her home

WASHINGTON – An employee of the FBI’s Kansas City Division has been indicted by a federal grand jury for illegally removing numerous national security documents that were found in her…

Mexican woman sentenced to prison for illegally reentering USA living in Waterloo after being deported

Mexican woman sentenced to prison for illegally reentering USA living in Waterloo after being deported

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who illegally returned to the United States after being deported was sentenced today to six months in federal prison. Maria Manzo-Melchor, age 40, a citizen…

Iowa woman charged with attempted murder after stabbing man multiple times in torso

Iowa woman charged with attempted murder after stabbing man multiple times in torso

WEST DES MOINES – An Iowa woman has been charged with attempted murder after stabbing a man multiple times in torso. On Monday, May 17 at approximately 8:20 PM, West…

Iowa Supreme Court throws out tough sentence of North Iowa criminal who was on drugs “helping” in Manly daycare

Iowa Supreme Court throws out tough sentence of North Iowa criminal who was on drugs “helping” in Manly daycare

DES MOINES – The Iowa Supreme Court has decided to throw out a tough sentence imposed on a North Iowa criminal who was on drugs and whose attorney said was “helping”…

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