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Kanye West campaign for President delivers nominating petitions to Iowa Secretary of State

Kanye West campaign for President delivers nominating petitions to Iowa Secretary of State

DES MOINES – Kanye West, a pop music performer, allegedly intends to be President of the United State and is attempting to get on the ballot in Iowa, after turning…

Fort Dodge man crashes into building, armed with knife, confronts people inside

Fort Dodge man crashes into building, armed with knife, confronts people inside

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge man crashed into a building and, armed with a knife, confronted people inside before cops finally fought and subdued him. At approximately 1:55 PM…

Hundreds of gallons of milk dumped from Hy-Vee pollutes Iowa stream

Hundreds of gallons of milk dumped from Hy-Vee pollutes Iowa stream

ANKENY, IOWA — Hundreds of gallons of milk dumped from a Hy-Vee store in Ankeny has led to dead fish and a polluted stream. As of noon Thursday, dead fish…

Correctional officer attacked and beaten by two inmates in Iowa prison

Correctional officer attacked and beaten by two inmates in Iowa prison

FORT MADISON – A correctional officer was assaulted by two inmates at approximately 6:30 PM Thursday night at the Iowa State Penitentiary. The officer was conducting his rounds on a…

Iowa man charged with first-degree murder for beating his mother to death

Iowa man charged with first-degree murder for beating his mother to death

CEDAR RAPIDS – A violent, armed Iowa man has been charged with first-degree murder for beating his mother to death. The Cedar Rapids Police Department, with the assistance of the…

Camp Dodge is new home to Iowa’s Fire Service Training Bureau

Camp Dodge is new home to Iowa’s Fire Service Training Bureau

JOHNSTON – Since 1925, the Fire Service Training Bureau has educated thousands of firefighters across Iowa. Today, the Bureau’s rich history starts a new chapter of service with its official…

Alliant Energy and ITC Midwest joint statement regarding Iowa power restoration efforts

Alliant Energy and ITC Midwest joint statement regarding Iowa power restoration efforts

CEDAR RAPIDS – Responding to an unprecedented storm in an unprecedented year, Alliant Energy and ITC Midwest are working, as quickly and safely as possible, to restore electric services throughout…

3 arrested for separate schemes to harass, threaten, intimidate and bribe alleged R. Kelly victims

3 arrested for separate schemes to harass, threaten, intimidate and bribe alleged R. Kelly victims

NEW YORK — Pursuant to an ongoing investigation into Robert Sylvester Kelly, also known as “R. Kelly,” initiated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New…

Texas man pleads not guilty to felony assault crime in rural Nora Springs

Texas man pleads not guilty to felony assault crime in rural Nora Springs

MASON CITY – A Texas man arrested in June on a felony charge after an alleged assault near Nora Springs has pleaded not guilty and awaits trial. Cerro Gordo county…

Boy killed in personal watercraft crash on Clear Lake

Boy killed in personal watercraft crash on Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – A second tragedy has struck Clear Lake this summer as the DNR reports a teen was killed in a personal watercraft crash on the popular body of water.…

Law enforcement intervenes to prevent thirty nine-year old Nebraska man from having sex with young Iowa teen

Law enforcement intervenes to prevent thirty nine-year old Nebraska man from having sex with young Iowa teen

SIOUX CITY – A Nebraska man who attempted to entice a thirteen-year old for explicit sexual conduct was sentenced today to more than 10 years in federal prison. In addition,…

Election 2020: Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris as running mate for Vice President

Election 2020: Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris as running mate for Vice President

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Joe Biden has made his biggest decision so far in his campaign for President: Choosing Kamala Harris as his running mate. Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee…

Alliant Energy reports outage restoration could take days

Alliant Energy reports outage restoration could take days

CEDAR RAPIDS – Following the high winds and storms that ravaged much of central and eastern Iowa yesterday, Alliant Energy reports more than 200,000 customers remain without service. Technicians have been dispatched and continue assessing…

Strong storm rips through Iowa Monday, causing damage and power outages

Strong storm rips through Iowa Monday, causing damage and power outages

HAMILTON COUNTY – A strong storm ripped through Iowa Monday, causing damage and power outages statewide. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday afternoon that Iinterstate 35 is closed southbound…

Waldorf University strategically planning to resume face-to-face courses for Fall 2020 semester

Waldorf University strategically planning to resume face-to-face courses for Fall 2020 semester

FOREST CITY – Waldorf University’s COVID-19 Task Force has been diligently working to create a strategic plan allowing students to resume face-to-face courses for the Fall 2020 semester. Thinking about…

Test Iowa site moves from Waukee to West Des Moines

Test Iowa site moves from Waukee to West Des Moines

DES MOINES – One of two Test Iowa sites in the Des Moines metro area will move from Waukee to West Des Moines when testing concludes on Friday, August 7…

Northern Iowa man killed, two sons hurt in Chickasaw county auto accident

Northern Iowa man killed, two sons hurt in Chickasaw county auto accident

CHICKASAW COUNTY – A Northern Iowa man was killed and his two sons hurt in a Chickasaw county auto accident. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident took place…

Deceased Fort Dodge woman and officer who fired gun at her identified

Deceased Fort Dodge woman and officer who fired gun at her identified

DES MOINES – The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) has identified the subjects involved in the officer-involved shooting on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, in Fort Dodge. Melissa Halda, 39,…

Iowa man who allegedly sexually abused his granddaughter dies in prison

Iowa man who allegedly sexually abused his granddaughter dies in prison

CORALVILLE – An Iowa man from Waterloo who allegedly sexually abused his granddaughter died in prison on August 7. David Michael Powers, age 75, was pronounced dead due to natural…

Iowa Authorities: Grandparent scam takes new twist

Iowa Authorities: Grandparent scam takes new twist

DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Office of the Attorney General of Iowa are warning Iowans to be aware of a “grandparent scam.” Several Iowa…

DNR makes arrest in boating hit and run on West Lake Okoboji

DNR makes arrest in boating hit and run on West Lake Okoboji

WEST LAKE OKOBOJI, IOWA – On Thursday August 6, 2020, DNR Conservation Officers located a damaged boat consistent with damage to the hit and run incident, which seriously injured Vaughn…

Portland man charged with assaulting deputy US Marshal with explosive device during courthouse protest

Portland man charged with assaulting deputy US Marshal with explosive device during courthouse protest

PORTLAND, Ore. — U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that Isaiah Jason Maza, Jr., 18, of Portland, has been charged by criminal complaint with assaulting a federal officer with…

Governor Reynolds’ Open Letter to Iowans on COVID19: We’re all in this together

Governor Reynolds’ Open Letter to Iowans on COVID19: We’re all in this together

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Kim Reynolds released the following open letter to the state of Iowa: Tomorrow marks five months since we learned of the first positive cases of…

Test Iowa clinic site to open in Wright County

Test Iowa clinic site to open in Wright County

DES MOINES – A new Test Iowa clinic site is scheduled to open in Wright County on Monday, August 10, 2020. The new site will be located at Iowa Specialty…

Iowa’s Attorney General demands Facebook work harder to stop “spread hate and disinformation”

Iowa’s Attorney General demands Facebook work harder to stop “spread hate and disinformation”

DES MOINES – Some user of Facebook nave noticed that the hate and disinformation is thick, and now Iowa’s Attorney General and his peers in other states are demanding that…

Woman shot and killed in Fort Dodge, police seek man for questioning

Woman shot and killed in Fort Dodge, police seek man for questioning

FORT DODGE – A woman shot and killed in Fort Dodge Wednesday afternoon and police are seeking a man for questioning. At approximately 2:05 PM Wednesday afternoon, the Webster County…

Iowa man gets 15 years in prison for murder by gunshot to head of victim in Waterloo

Iowa man gets 15 years in prison for murder by gunshot to head of victim in Waterloo

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for murder by gunshot to the head of a victim in Waterloo. Alberto Quinto-Pascual, age 37, from…

Gov. Reynolds signs Executive Order to restore voting rights of felons who have completed their sentence

Gov. Reynolds signs Executive Order to restore voting rights of felons who have completed their sentence

DES MOINES– Today, Governor Kim Reynolds signed Executive Order 7, restoring the voting rights of thousands of Iowans who have completed their felony sentences. “Today we take a significant step…

Woman allegedly “armed with large knives” shot and killed by law enforcement in Fort Dodge

Woman allegedly “armed with large knives” shot and killed by law enforcement in Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE – A woman allegedly “armed with large knives” was shot and killed by law enforcement in Fort Dodge. At 7:10 PM Tuesday, the Webster County Telecommunications Center received…

Iowa man who threatened his neighbors with a loaded firearm sentenced to federal prison

Iowa man who threatened his neighbors with a loaded firearm sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who threatened his neighbors with a loaded firearm has been sentenced to federal prison. A Hiawatha man who was an unlawful user of controlled substances…

Northern Iowa man charged with COVID-19 related mail fraud

Northern Iowa man charged with COVID-19 related mail fraud

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man has been charged with COVID-19 related mail fraud after receiving multiple deposits of CARES Act unemployment funds from Arizona and Massachusetts. Alvin Lavon…

Mexican man sent to prison for over a decade for meth trafficking in Waterloo

Mexican man sent to prison for over a decade for meth trafficking in Waterloo

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who conspired to distribute over 750 grams of methamphetamine and was caught in Waterloo was sentenced to more than a decade in federal prison.…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Melissa Anderson-Seeber as District Court Judge

Gov. Reynolds appoints Melissa Anderson-Seeber as District Court Judge

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Melissa Anderson-Seeber as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 1B. Anderson-Seeber, of Hudson, Iowa, received her undergraduate…

Iowa man charged with attempted murder after Dubuque shooting

Iowa man charged with attempted murder after Dubuque shooting

DUBUQUE – An Iowa man has been charged with attempted murder after a Dubuque shooting. On July 30, 2020, at approximately 10:40 PM officers responded to the 2300 block of…

Iowa man shot dead at funeral home this weekend

Iowa man shot dead at funeral home this weekend

DAVENPORT – An Iowa man was shot dead at a funeral home this weekend, leading cops to chase and arrest a suspect. On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at approximately 11:30…

Budgets for Iowa’s public universities slashed by over $65 million for next year

Budgets for Iowa’s public universities slashed by over $65 million for next year

URBANDALE, IOWA – Budgets for Iowa’s public universities will be slashed by over $65 million for next year by a state board. At its July 29 meeting, the Board of…

Two busted in Decorah with meth after search warrant

Two busted in Decorah with meth after search warrant

DECORAH – Two people were busted in Decorah with meth after a search warrant was executed. On July 30, 2020 the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at…

Iowa’s teacher union slams Kim Reynolds’ plan to re-open schools, says it’s “outlandish”

Iowa’s teacher union slams Kim Reynolds’ plan to re-open schools, says it’s “outlandish”

DES MOINES – Iowa’s teacher union today slammed Governor Kim Reynolds’ plan to re-open schools, calling it “outlandish”. Thursday, Governor Kim Reynolds held a press conference to talk about Iowa’s…

Federal and local law enforcement rounds up Iowa meth druggies, searches a dozen locations and arrests multiple individuals

Federal and local law enforcement rounds up Iowa meth druggies, searches a dozen locations and arrests multiple individuals

CEDAR RAPIDS – Federal and local law enforcement rounded up Iowa meth druggies, searched a dozen locations and arrested multiple individuals in a sting this week. On July 27 and…

Herman Cain slain by Covid-19; partied at possible Trump Tulsa “super spreader” event

Herman Cain slain by Covid-19; partied at possible Trump Tulsa “super spreader” event

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a tragic loss, former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain died from Covid-19. Herman Cain sought the 2012 Presidential nomination.  He was 74. Cain was recently seen…

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