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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…

Gov. Reynolds signs tax cuts, mental health funding into law   

Gov. Reynolds signs tax cuts, mental health funding into law   

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed SF 619 into law, legislation that cuts taxes and invests significantly in mental health as well as foundational priorities like child care and…

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…

Extensive search for missing Iowa man finds him clinging to side of river

Extensive search for missing Iowa man finds him clinging to side of river

WEST DES MOINES – A man went missing this morning and after an extensive search by law enforcement, he was found clinging to the side of a river bank. The…

Woman riding tricycle run over and killed in Fort Dodge

Woman riding tricycle run over and killed in Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE – A woman riding a tricycle was run over and killed today in Fort Dodge, police say. Shortly after 9:30 A.M. this morning, the Webster County Telecommunications Center…

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…

Former Mason City woman seriously hurt in auto accident in Story county

Former Mason City woman seriously hurt in auto accident in Story county

AMES – A former Mason City woman was seriously hurt in an auto accident this weekend in Story county. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident took place early…

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,…

Des Moines truck driver causes major damage to Charles City fuel pump

Des Moines truck driver causes major damage to Charles City fuel pump

CHARLES CITY – A Des Moines truck driver caused major damage to Charles City fuel pump. The incident took place on the evening of June 4, 2021, Charles City police…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds also signed the following bills into law: HF 857: A bill for an act establishing a butchery innovation and revitalization fund and program to be…

Drowning reported in Waterloo park this weekend

Drowning reported in Waterloo park this weekend

WATERLOO – A man drowned in a Waterloo park this weekend, police there say. On Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 6:36 PM, Waterloo Police and Waterloo Fire Rescue were dispatched…

Iowa man ejected from motorcycle after hit by turkey

Iowa man ejected from motorcycle after hit by turkey

RURAL HARDIN COUNTY – An Iowa man was his ejected from motorcycle and airlifted to a hospital after he was hit by a turkey, authorities say. The accident happened on…

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,…

Pheasant in road causes Iowa man’s death in car crash

Pheasant in road causes Iowa man’s death in car crash

GREENE COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa man died after he struck a pheasant in the road and veered his car into a ditch, authorities say. The Iowa State Patrol reports…

The importance of taking care of your teeth

The importance of taking care of your teeth

Growing up, we have all learned and been taught to brush our teeth multiple times during the day (at least twice) using fluoride toothpaste. This message has been conveyed and…

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…

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,…

Three dead in Fayette county crash

Three dead in Fayette county crash

RURAL WEST UNION, IOWA – Three people died in an auto crash near West Union, Iowa Friday afternoon. According to the Iowa State Patrol, a two-vehicle auto crash occurred on…

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…

Governors implore federal justice department to investigate anti-competitive practices in the meatpacking industry 

Governors implore federal justice department to investigate anti-competitive practices in the meatpacking industry 

DES MOINES– Governor Kim Reynolds and five other governors wrote to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), asking them to continue their investigation into anti-competitive practices in the meatpacking…

More than 1.8 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; total payments reach nearly 167 million

More than 1.8 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; total payments reach nearly 167 million

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced Wednesday they have disbursed more than 1.8 million additional Economic…

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…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds signed into law HF 867, an Act relating to and making appropriations and related statutory changes involving certain state agencies, funds, and certain other entities, providing regulatory…

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…

10 Steps to Building a Winning Trading Plan

Strategy is the foundation to success. If you are new to the forex world, the first step is to create a trading plan to guide your research and investment activities.…

How to react to a stock market tanking – what not to do

How to react to a stock market tanking – what not to do

As the US stock markets reached new highs in the first quarter of 2021 in the wake of coronavirus recovery positivity, many shrewd observers were warning of artificially inflated valuations.…

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…

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…

Treasury distributes $6.1 billion to assist renters and landlords through emergency Rental Assistance Program

Treasury distributes $6.1 billion to assist renters and landlords through emergency Rental Assistance Program

WASHINGTON – Friday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it has distributed $6.1 billion through the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program in less than two weeks since $21.6…

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