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Iowa State Patrol trooper killed in Grundy county standoff

Iowa State Patrol trooper killed in Grundy county standoff

GRUNDY CENTER, IOWA – An Iowa State Patrol trooper was killed in a Grundy county standoff. On Friday, April 9, 2021, Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Jim Smith #462, a 27-year-veteran…

Iowa man arrested after allegedly slamming puppy to ground, breaking multiple bones

Iowa man arrested after allegedly slamming puppy to ground, breaking multiple bones

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man was arrested after allegedly slamming a puppy to the ground, breaking multiple bones. A cooperative investigation by Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control with…

Estherville man allegedly goes berserk with gun on roommates, responding cops find drug lab

Estherville man allegedly goes berserk with gun on roommates, responding cops find drug lab

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Illegal alien nabbed in Northern Iowa on immigration and meth charges

Illegal alien nabbed in Northern Iowa on immigration and meth charges

SIOUX CITY – An illegal alien caught in Northern Iowa has been sent to prison on immigration and meth charges. Emmanuel Nieto-Trenado, age 33 from Mexico and living in Milford,…

One dead in Cedar Rapids hotel stabbing; man wanted for murder out of Texas nabbed at scene

One dead in Cedar Rapids hotel stabbing; man wanted for murder out of Texas nabbed at scene

CEDAR RAPIDS – One man is dead after a stabbing incident at a Cedar Rapids hotel and after cops caught the suspect, they also nabbed a man wanted wanted for…

Mason City murder suspect nabbed in Algona

Mason City murder suspect nabbed in Algona

MASON CITY – A man wanted for murder in Mason City was nabbed by cops in Algona. At approximately 4 PM Monday, Benjamin Gonzalez was taken into custody in Algona…

Iowa man refuses to leave relative’s home, points gun at cops, who then flee

Iowa man refuses to leave relative’s home, points gun at cops, who then flee

ONALASKA, IOWA – An Iowa man wasn’t wanted at his relative’s home, and when cops arrived to wake him up from his nap, the suspect produced a black gun and…

Iowa Cold Case: Police still searching for killer of West Des Moines realtor

Iowa Cold Case: Police still searching for killer of West Des Moines realtor

WEST DES MOINES – Ten years ago, on April 8th, 2011, 27-year-old Ashley Okland was murdered while working as a realtor at an open house/office in a townhome development located…

Lone assailant attacks U.S. Capitol, striking two officers with vehicle, killing one

Lone assailant attacks U.S. Capitol, striking two officers with vehicle, killing one

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A lone assailant attacked the U.S. Capitol on Friday, striking two officers with vehicle, killing one. Just after 1 PM Friday, April 2, a man in a…

Juvenile and adult suffer multiple stab wounds over property dispute in Mason City

Juvenile and adult suffer multiple stab wounds over property dispute in Mason City

MASON CITY – A juvenile and an adult suffered multiple stab wounds over a property dispute in Mason City, police say. On Thursday, April 1, 2021, at approximately 6:26 PM,…

Charles City man wanted for escape from jail in Mississippi caught by cops

Charles City man wanted for escape from jail in Mississippi caught by cops

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Police seek suspect on murder charge after man shot and killed in Mason City

Police seek suspect on murder charge after man shot and killed in Mason City

MASON CITY – Police are seeking a suspect on a murder charge after a man shot and killed in Mason City. On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 10:26 p.m., officers…

Ames booze sellers fail alcohol compliance checks

Ames booze sellers fail alcohol compliance checks

AMES – More than a few persons in Iowa’s third-best college town who were selling booze failed alcohol compliance checks, police declared this week. The Ames Police Department’s Safe Neighborhoods…

Two Northern Iowa men caught with illegal drug marijuana after traffic stop

Two Northern Iowa men caught with illegal drug marijuana after traffic stop

ARMSTRONG, IOWA – A Kossuth county sheriff’s deputy on patrol in Armstrong on March 16th observed some suspicious behavior in the Casey’s General Store at 3:25 pm. The deputy following…

North Iowa Casey’s store worker arrested after report of missing cash given to cops

North Iowa Casey’s store worker arrested after report of missing cash given to cops

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Greene man with revoked license and on probation for felony theft caught drunk driving in Charles City

Greene man with revoked license and on probation for felony theft caught drunk driving in Charles City

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Mason City man nabbed after Yes Way convenience store burglarized

Mason City man nabbed after Yes Way convenience store burglarized

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Iowa Falls woman caught in Clarksville with meth, charged with felony

Iowa Falls woman caught in Clarksville with meth, charged with felony

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Waterloo felon sent back to federal prison for escaping halfway house and fleeing to Chicago

Waterloo felon sent back to federal prison for escaping halfway house and fleeing to Chicago

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man who left a halfway house in August 2020 for Chicago was sentenced March 25, 2021, to one year in federal prison. Robert Donzell Luckie,…

Minnesota woman guilty of giving terrorist spy she was in love with the names of persons and assets in a war zone

Minnesota woman guilty of giving terrorist spy she was in love with the names of persons and assets in a war zone

WASHINGTON – A Minnesota woman pleaded guilty Friday to one count of delivering national defense information to aid a Hizballah spy she was in love with. According to court documents,…

Mexican man and two-time convicted drunk driver sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after being deported twice

Mexican man and two-time convicted drunk driver sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after being deported twice

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported was sentenced today to eight months in federal prison. Ramon Rodriguez-Perez, age 34, a citizen…

Hate crime investigated in Cedar Rapids

Hate crime investigated in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Local police and the FBI are investigating a hate crime in Iowa’s second-largest city. The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating a hate crime that was reported…

Two inmates charged in grisly killings of nurse and guard at Iowa’s Anamosa prison

Two inmates charged in grisly killings of nurse and guard at Iowa’s Anamosa prison

ANAMOSA, IOWA – Two inmates are charged in the grisly killings of a nurse and guard at Iowa’s Anamosa prison. According to details released by the state related to the…

Police in Spirit Lake nab couple with large amounts of illegal marijuana substances

Police in Spirit Lake nab couple with large amounts of illegal marijuana substances

SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA – Police in Spirit Lake nabbed a couple in possession of large amounts of illegal marijuana substances. On Friday, March 19th, 2021, at approximately 10:15 pm, an…

Former Sioux City council member pleads guilty to environmental crimes

Former Sioux City council member pleads guilty to environmental crimes

SIOUX CITY – A man who unlawfully stored and transported hazardous waste pled guilty March 19, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Aaron Rochester, 47, from Sioux City, Iowa,…

Iowa man wanted for murder nabbed hiding in tree after violent assaults

Iowa man wanted for murder nabbed hiding in tree after violent assaults

DES MOINES – An Iowa man wanted for the murder of a woman was nabbed hiding in a tree after violent assaults Just before 1:00 AM Sunday morning, residents in…

Northern Iowa man gets 50 years in prison for murder after body found in lake

Northern Iowa man gets 50 years in prison for murder after body found in lake

PALO ALTO COUNTY, IOWA – A deceased person was found in a rural Northern Iowa lake in last summer, and now a Northern Iowa man has been sent to prison…

Two men charged with assaulting federal officers with dangerous weapon on January 6

Two men charged with assaulting federal officers with dangerous weapon on January 6

WASHINGTON – A Pennsylvania and West Virginia man were arrested Sunday on criminal charges related to their alleged conspiring to injure officers and assaulting federal officers, among other charges. According…

Iowa State Patrol and Iowa DOT lead statewide St. Patrick’s Day enforcement to reduce traffic fatalities

Iowa State Patrol and Iowa DOT lead statewide St. Patrick’s Day enforcement to reduce traffic fatalities

DES MOINES – If you are heading out to a St. Patrick’s Day celebration this year, make sure to have more than just the luck o’ the Irish on your…

Iowa man’s “shocking criminal conduct” in producing child porn leads to 30 year prison sentence

Iowa man’s “shocking criminal conduct” in producing child porn leads to 30 year prison sentence

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man responsible for producing child pornography and then distributing it online, was sentenced today to 360 months in prison. Nathan Krejci, age 41, from Cedar…

Waterloo woman sentenced to 33 months’ imprisonment for fraud

Waterloo woman sentenced to 33 months’ imprisonment for fraud

CEDAR RAPIDS – A former Waterloo woman, who was employed as a county conservation assistant and embezzled at least $430,019.80 was sentenced to up to 2 years in federal prison. Leslie…

Iowa woman nabbed in Clarksville with illegal drugs

Iowa woman nabbed in Clarksville with illegal drugs

CLARKSVILLE – An Iowa woman was nabbed Saturday in Clarksville with illegal drugs. On March 13, 2021 the Clarksville Police department completed an investigation at Heery Woods which resulted in…

Intruder shot dead by resident at Iowa home, authorities continue to investigate

Intruder shot dead by resident at Iowa home, authorities continue to investigate

OTTUMWA, IOWA – An intruder was shot dead by a resident inside an Iowa home, and authorities continue to investigate the incident. On Thursday, February 18, 2021 at approximately 9:19…

Northern Iowa man sent to prison for lascivious acts with child

Northern Iowa man sent to prison for lascivious acts with child

PALO ALTO COUNTY, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man has been sent to prison for lascivious acts with child. On March 11, 2021, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office transported…

Male escort sentenced to prison for underreporting income

Male escort sentenced to prison for underreporting income

MIAMI, FLORIDA – A Florida escort was sentenced to 21 months in prison for filing a false tax return. Jami Kopacz, of Fort Lauderdale, pleaded guilty to filing a false…

Wanted Iowa woman caught by police in Clarksville with meth and other drug items

Wanted Iowa woman caught by police in Clarksville with meth and other drug items

CLARKSVILLE – A wanted Iowa woman was caught Friday by police in Clarksville with meth and other drug items. On March 12, 2021, the Clarksville Police arrested Anne Harrington, age 40 of…

Staff assaulted at Fort Dodge Correctional Facility

Staff assaulted at Fort Dodge Correctional Facility

FORT DODGE – A correctional officer was assaulted at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility Tuesday night. The officer was working his post on a living unit when an inmate unexpectedly…

Iowa man who groomed vulnerable children using gifts, drugs and booze dating back to the 1970’s sent to prison

Iowa man who groomed vulnerable children using gifts, drugs and booze dating back to the 1970’s sent to prison

SIOUX CITY – A man who possessed child pornography and admitted previously grooming vulnerable children with gifts, drugs, and alcohol in order to sexually abuse them was sentenced March 9,…

Iowa man convicted of murder after inflicting dozens of broken ribs upon infant

Iowa man convicted of murder after inflicting dozens of broken ribs upon infant

DES MOINES – An Iowa man is guilty of murder after an infant with 36 broken ribs and bleeding in the brain died nearly three years ago from the trauma.…

Fort Dodge man sentenced to prison for meth conspiracy

Fort Dodge man sentenced to prison for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced March 9, 2021, to 14 years in federal prison. James Souder, 53, from Fort Dodge, Iowa, was convicted…

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