IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – A court document says a former Osage man accused of killing a woman at a Coralville mall told officers he “snapped” after getting a text from the woman that said she was breaking off their relationship. Twenty-two-year-old Alexander Kozak has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge in the fatal
FOREST CITY — A kindergarten teacher for the North Iowa Community School District has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge as part of a child sexual abuse case. 62-year-old Allen Twait of Forest City pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault causing mental injury. Twait was arrested on February 28th and charged with lascivious acts with a
CLEAR LAKE — A Clear Lake man has lost an appeal of his 55 year sentence to arson, drug and burglary charges. 26-year-old Michael Wilson pleaded guilty back in February to two counts of third-degree burglary as a habitual offender, one count of second-degree arson, one count of second-degree criminal mischief as a habitual offender
CLEAR LAKE — A Clear Lake woman has been charged with stabbing her boyfriend. Police say they were called on Sunday morning to a medical situation at about 11:30. 37-year-old Shannon Cosgriff is accused of stabbing the victim multiple times with a knife. The victim did not suffer life-threatening injuries. Cosgriff has been charged with
MASON CITY — A Mason City woman will be sentenced in January after pleading guilty to a charge connected with attempting to pass counterfeit money. 38-year-old Tiffany Glaser was accused of using phony $20 bills to purchase candy, lottery tickets and beverages at two different Casey’s General Stores in Mason City on October 18th and
In an effort to collect as much information as it can on proposed rules on railroad performance data reporting, the Surface Transportation Board earlier this month announced it will waive its prohibition on ex parte communications.
Congress last week passed legislation to extend the deadline for implementing positive train control by three years, to Dec. 31, 2018. The extension was welcome news to the rail industry, which had threatened slowdowns and/or shutdowns if the PTC deadline was not extended.