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Iowa man pleads guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin laced with fentanyl

Iowa man pleads guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin laced with fentanyl

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who intended to distribute nearly 60 grams of heroin laced with fentanyl pled guilty on November 4, 2019, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Lashon…

Ames man accused of murdering roommate with large knife

Ames man accused of murdering roommate with large knife

AMES, IOWA – An Ames man is accused of murdering his roommate with a large knife. At approximately 6:10 PM Thursday evening, November 7, officers with the Ames police department…

Donald Trump ordered to pay $2 million for using charity foundation to further his election; Iowa event for veterans was a sham

Donald Trump ordered to pay $2 million for using charity foundation to further his election; Iowa event for veterans was a sham

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A judge ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump must pay a $2,000,000 penalty for using his Trump Foundation charity to further his 2016 presidential campaign. The New York…

Ohio man pleads guilty to plotting July 4th terror attack to support Al Quaeda

Ohio man pleads guilty to plotting July 4th terror attack to support Al Quaeda

CLEVELAND, OHIO – A man pleaded guilty to crimes related to his plot to launch a terrorist attack in Cleveland, Ohio on Independence Day. The announcement was made by Assistant…

Winnebago completes $270 million acquisition of Newmar

Winnebago completes $270 million acquisition of Newmar

FOREST CITY – Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO), a leading outdoor lifestyle product manufacturer, today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Newmar Corporation (“Newmar”), a leading…

Missouri man who grew fake organic crops for Iowa businessman sent to prison

Missouri man who grew fake organic crops for Iowa businessman sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Missouri man who assisted in perpetrating the largest organic grain fraud scheme in United States history was sentenced today to nearly two years in federal prison.…

Bipartisan bill to support transformation of child welfare systems introduced in House and Senate

Bipartisan bill to support transformation of child welfare systems introduced in House and Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Ways and Means Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis, and Ranking Member…

Two people held at gunpoint during Albert Lea home invasion

Two people held at gunpoint during Albert Lea home invasion

ALBERT LEA, MN — Two people were held at gunpoint during an Albert Lea home invasion. Police in Albert Lea say that around 3:00 AM on November 6, 2019, officers…

Ames man guilty of hate crime for burning gay pride flag he ripped from church wall

Ames man guilty of hate crime for burning gay pride flag he ripped from church wall

AMES – An Ames man has been found guilty of a hate crime after he tore a gay pride flag off the wall of a church and tried to burn…

House Intelligence Committee announces first week of open impeachment hearings with William Taylor, George Kent and Marie Yovanovitch

House Intelligence Committee announces first week of open impeachment hearings with William Taylor, George Kent and Marie Yovanovitch

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Chairman Adam Schiff announced that on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, and Friday, November 15, 2019 the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will hold its first open…

House Intelligence Committee releases transcripts of three witnesses as part of public phase of Trump impeachment inquiry

House Intelligence Committee releases transcripts of three witnesses as part of public phase of Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, November 6, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs,…

College Football: Iowa prepares for critical road game against rival Wisconsin

College Football: Iowa prepares for critical road game against rival Wisconsin

IOWA CITY – The Big Ten West Division will be decided over the next four weeks and the Iowa Hawkeyes will get their first test Saturday in Madison versus the…

Italy Joins Iran Flights Ban

Italy Joins Iran Flights Ban

Italy looks set to join Germany and France in banning flights by Iran’s Mahan Air. The news was confirmed by an industry official from Iran. The move comes as the…

Albert Lea police investigate shooting incident

Albert Lea police investigate shooting incident

ALBERT LEA – Police in Albert Lea, Minnesota are investigating a shooting incident. On November 3, 2019 at 10:42 p.m. the Albert Lea Police Department received multiple calls of several…

House Intelligence Committee releases transcripts of two witnesses as part of public phase of Trump impeachment inquiry

House Intelligence Committee releases transcripts of two witnesses as part of public phase of Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Rep.…

ICE St. Paul officers remove illegal Salvadoran wanted on murder charges in his home country

ICE St. Paul officers remove illegal Salvadoran wanted on murder charges in his home country

ST. PAUL, MN — An illegal alien from El Salvador – who is wanted in his home country for aggravated homicide and involvement in a terrorist organization – was removed…

Police in Davenport respond to armed robbery, nab Des Moines murder suspect

Police in Davenport respond to armed robbery, nab Des Moines murder suspect

DAVENPORT – Police in Davenport responded to armed robbery Sunday and nabbed a Des Moines murder suspect. On Sunday, November 3 at approximately 1:54 AM, patrol units responded to 200…

Iowa fish kill linked to 2,600 gallons of manure spilled into creek

Iowa fish kill linked to 2,600 gallons of manure spilled into creek

VINING — DNR staff are investigating a manure spill that resulted in a fish kill on Wolf Creek about 2 miles northwest of Vining in Tama County. A manure applicator…

Iowa Board of Corrections approves Jeremy Larson as next warden of the Anamosa State Penitentiary

Iowa Board of Corrections approves Jeremy Larson as next warden of the Anamosa State Penitentiary

DES MOINES – The Iowa Board of Corrections voted unanimously today in support of the appointment of Jeremy Larson as the next warden of the Anamosa State Penitentiary in Anamosa,…

Sac City man accused of two burglaries

Sac City man accused of two burglaries

SAC CITY, IOWA – A Sac City man is accused of two burglaries at Sac County Cattle Company. During the month of October, 2019 the Sac City Police Department investigated…

Minnesota man who drove to Iowa to molest two teens convicted by jury, faces big penalties

Minnesota man who drove to Iowa to molest two teens convicted by jury, faces big penalties

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who traveled from Minnesota to Iowa to have sex with minors was convicted by a jury on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, after a three-day trial…

Frightened Waukee residents flee homes after loud noises; police clueless on source

Frightened Waukee residents flee homes after loud noises; police clueless on source

WAUKEE, IOWA – Frightened Waukee residents fled their homes after loud noises Monday night and police are clueless on the source of the disruption. On Oct. 28 at 6:58 p.m.,…

Louisiana man arrested for murder of Iowa man

Louisiana man arrested for murder of Iowa man

BURLINGTON, IOWA – A Louisiana man has been arrested for the murder of an Iowa man. On Monday October 28, 2019 Moshun Dee Reed, age 19 of Shreveport, Louisiana was…

Iowa man accused of stabbing wife to death

Iowa man accused of stabbing wife to death

IOWA CITY – An Iowa man is behind bars after he called police about his unresponsive wife, whom he allegedly stabbed multiple times in the torso. On April 5, 2019,…

Iowa woman killed in explosion during gender reveal party

Iowa woman killed in explosion during gender reveal party

MARION COUNTY, IOWA – A joyous occasion turned tragic for Iowans this weekend when an unexlplained explosion sent debris hurtling through the air, striking and killing a woman. Police in…

ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi hunted down and killed by U.S. special forces

ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi hunted down and killed by U.S. special forces

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the brutal terrorist group ISIS, was “violently eliminated” last night, the White House announced this morning. “The world is now a…

ICE removes Russian agent Mariia Butina following conspiracy conviction

ICE removes Russian agent Mariia Butina following conspiracy conviction

WASHINGTON –A citizen of the Russian Federation, who was convicted of conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government, was removed from the U.S. Friday, pursuant to a…

Watchdog refuses to confirm investigations as leaky intel community spills secrets, Grassley says

Watchdog refuses to confirm investigations as leaky intel community spills secrets, Grassley says

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) is again refusing to provide any assurances that a steady stream of sensitive and classified leaks from the nation’s intelligence personnel are…

Iowa man arrested after 10-month-old infant suffers multiple injuries

Iowa man arrested after 10-month-old infant suffers multiple injuries

DES MOINES – An Iowa man is behind bars after he allegedly inflicted multiple injuries on a baby. On October 23, 2019, 35-year-old Richard Samuel Grylls was arrested without incident…

Mexican drug dealer previously deported 9 times tries to flee ICE by escaping out of house via second-story window

Mexican drug dealer previously deported 9 times tries to flee ICE by escaping out of house via second-story window

CINCINNATI — A Mexican national was charged Oct. 23, in a three-count superseding indictment with intent to distribute cocaine and more than 400 grams of fentanyl, as well as illegally…

Lib’s: Senate Democrats take a stand on behalf of people with pre-existing conditions against Trump-backed junk insurance plans

Lib’s: Senate Democrats take a stand on behalf of people with pre-existing conditions against Trump-backed junk insurance plans

DES MOINES – A liberal political group based in Iowa – Progress Iowa – says Democrats are against junk insurance policies President Trump is promoting, and legislators took a stand…

Mexican man in Iowa sentenced to prison following deportation and use of fake green card

Mexican man in Iowa sentenced to prison following deportation and use of fake green card

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who had been deported, illegally returned to the United States, and then used false identification documents to obtain a job was sentenced today to…

Grassley Op-ed: without retirement reform, too many Americans will be left behind

Grassley Op-ed: without retirement reform, too many Americans will be left behind

By Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley Society and the way people work has undergone a significant shift over the past decade. Advances in technology and increased economic opportunity are…

Impeachment inquiry over President Trump’s actions underway in House Intelligence Committee

Impeachment inquiry over President Trump’s actions underway in House Intelligence Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump is facing an impeachment inquiry at this time in the House of Representatives. The House Intelligence Committee, chaired by Rep. Adam Schiff of the…

Police searching for missing Webster City man

Police searching for missing Webster City man

WEBSTER CITY – Police are searching for a Webster City man, missing since this weekend. Police say 38-year-old Jay Dee Wynkoop was last seen leaving his home in Webster City…

Iowa father and son charged with poaching deer, other violations

Iowa father and son charged with poaching deer, other violations

CARROLL COUNTY, IOWA – Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers have charged two Glidden, Iowa men with numerous deer hunting violations, including poaching, from an investigation stemming back to…

Iowa DNR Conservation Officer helps rescue duck hunters

Iowa DNR Conservation Officer helps rescue duck hunters

MONONA COUNTY – On Sunday October 20, at approximately 10:57 AM, Monona County dispatch received a call that Decatur Fire and Rescue was en-route to Tieville Bend Wildlife Management Area…

Department of Justice awards more than $85.3 million in grants to address school violence

Department of Justice awards more than $85.3 million in grants to address school violence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Department of Justice announced it has awarded more than $85.3 million to bolster school security — including funding to educate and train students and faculty —…

Body of missing kayaker, hunter recovered in Iowa

Body of missing kayaker, hunter recovered in Iowa

HARRISON COUNTY, IOWA – On Saturday, October 19, at approximately 9:13am, divers with the Midwest Regional Dive Team recovered the body of a Nebraska kayaker and hunter that was missing…

Mexican man admits to smuggling a large amount of cocaine across the border

Mexican man admits to smuggling a large amount of cocaine across the border

LAREDO, Texas — A Mexican national admitted Wednesday in federal court to importing 26 pounds of cocaine into the U.S. U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, Southern District of Texas announced…

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