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Ottumwa woman leads Fairfield police on chase

When officers arrived to the store, those records state that a pickup truck, driven by Leah Marcelle Ehret, 32, of Ottumwa, drove off.

KTVO.COM - 2018-10-17 10:07:05

Trailer theft suspect faces additional charges

Harley Tapley was charged in September with second degree theft, two counts of unlawful possession of prescription drugs and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Those charges were filed Sept. 24, according to online court records. A separate charge of interference with official acts

OTTUMWA COURIER - 2018-10-16 16:03:00

Sign of frustration in Clabaugh case

Clabaugh did not appear at the trial in November 2017. After a judge ruled against him, he hired a lawyer to seek a new trial. That petition, which claimed Clabaugh failed to attend the trial due to medical issues, was successful.

OTTUMWA COURIER - 2018-10-16 19:42:00

Filing seeks to overturn abuse conviction

The filing, made by Robert Bozwell, Jr., also suggests the current election cycle may have played a role in the case. Court records show Reuben Neff, who is challenging County Attorney Gary Oldenburger for the position, was involved in the case through the trial. Bozwell’s filing suggests he wanted

OTTUMWA COURIER - 2018-10-17 17:31:00

Man dies after tractor rolls on him in northwest Iowa

Federal prosecutors say 35-year-old Lacey Staveley, from Evansdale, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids. The charges: one count of acquiring a controlled substance by misrepresentation, fraud, deception or subterfuge; and one count of false statements relating to health care

CLINTON HERALD - 2018-10-16 19:33:02

Keokuk man arrested on felony drug charges

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Keokuk, Iowa, man on felony drug charges.

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-17 10:00:29


A man from New Sharon was arrested after leading police on a chase through Oskaloosa Sunday night (10/14). Around 10:40pm, Oskaloosa Police and Mahaska County Sheriff’s Deputies were told of a van that was driving erratically through town, running red lights and traffic signs and nearly hitting othe

KBOERADIO.COM - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Jefferson county's Lord's of Cupboards prepares for Christmas food boxes

"The Christmas boxes contain about 50 items each. It’s a lot of food and it does help families get through that tough holiday season when the Lord's of Cupboard is closed and when the kids are home from school," said Laura Cohen, executive director.

KTVO.COM - 2018-10-17 15:21:52

More than two month search for man ends after chase in Cedar Rapids

The vehicle, driven by 35-year-old Kody Harris of Vinton, didn't stop but instead sped off.

KCRG.COM - 2018-10-17 12:25:00

Oskaloosa man arrested after fleeing

MAHASKA COUNTY — At around 12: 30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, members of the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the 2600 block of 248th Street, located in Mahaska County regarding a disturbance.


Fort Madison couple arrested on felony drug charges

Unit Commander Jay Whitaker reports that Brandon Victory, 38, and Susan Kottenstette, 52, both of Fort Madison, Iowa, were arrested Tuesday at their residence on felony and misdemeanor drug charges.

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-17 10:05:04

Ottumwa City Council passes new parking enforcement ordinance

An Ottumwa parking officer will mark tires in a certain location to track a vehicles movement. Often times, those vehicles that have been marked will pull forward or back a few inches to move the mark, showing that they “moved” the vehicle.

KTVO.COM - 2018-10-16 20:16:30

Nurse admits diverting pain pills from nursing home patients

Federal prosecutors say 35-year-old Lacey Staveley, from Evansdale, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids. The charges: one count of acquiring a controlled substance by misrepresentation, fraud, deception or subterfuge; and one count of false statements relating to health care

KCRG.COM - 2018-10-16 05:32:00

Osky man jailed for holding another man at gunpoint

When a deputy arrived at the rural address the suspect, later identified as Mason, fled.


At least one killed after car goes into river near Centerville

Around 8:30 a.m., witnesses told authorities a passenger car, which was traveling north on Highway 5, veered off the roadway, and landed in the Chariton River.


Serial Dine and Dasher arrested on escape charge

Last week, the owner of the Fieldhouse in Cedar Rapids posted a picture of Haas claiming he had eaten there and left without paying the bill twice. That post went viral with other restaurants and bars claiming he had dined and dashed on them, too.

KCRG.COM - 2018-10-16 10:50:00

Serial 'dine and dasher' on the loose in eastern Iowa, restaurants say

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) --Some servers in eastern Iowa are fed up with an alleged serial dine and dasher.Cedar Rapids Police tell TV-9 Tracy Haas is a suspect in a dine and dash that happened at Vernon's Bar and Grill last week, and TV9 has discovered court records showing the suspect has been doi


Oskaloosa Police Department Looking For Owners Of Lost And Found Items - Oskaloosa News

The Oskaloosa Police Department has several found/lost items that we would like to get returned to the owners. Items include but are not limited to: Wallets, Keys, Phones, Clothing, Personal effects, Money, Etc. If you have lost or had items taken that we might have, please contact the Oskaloosa Pol


January trial set for man charged with killing former Iowa State golfer

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teens suffer 3rd degree burns, use paint thinner during bonfire

Police arrived at midnight, but the victims were already taken to Cottage Hospital, then to the ‘Intensive Care Burn Center’ at St. John’s in Springfield – the closest resource of its kind in the area.