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A man who declined to take a plea deal for choking his longtime friend in Sac City to death with a baseball bat in 2009 and instead was found guilty of murder by a jury and sentenced to up to 50 years in prison now is set to get the original deal and avoid dying in prison, according to court…

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The former owner of Adams Motors Company whose dealerships fell into financial ruin and who pleaded guilty last year to fraudulent sales practices is suing the Iowa Department of Transportation to stop it from interfering with his potential employment at other dealerships, according to court…

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A judge sentenced a 30-year-old Carroll man to up to 10 years in prison today for breaking into his own house last year, according to court records. He had been barred from going inside the house by a protective order.

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A 51-year-old Glidden man who is barred from owning firearms because of several domestic assault convictions faces up to 10 years in federal prison for having a shotgun and rifle last year, according to court records.

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The Carroll City Council has agreed to pay an insurance company $175,000 to settle a lawsuit that stemmed from downtown flooding in 2018 that was caused by a city water main break.

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A 26-year-old Carroll man who caused a serious crash in January near Arcadia is accused of having more than an ounce of methamphetamine with him in the vehicle, according to court records.

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At least two people identified the man accused of robbing a Scranton bank last week based on surveillance video images, and a woman claimed she unknowingly aided the robbery at the man's request, according to court records.

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Friends of a shooting victim in Dow City inadvertently delivered the man into the custody of his shooter, who claimed she would take him to a hospital but left him to die, according to court records.

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Landus Cooperative is wrongly seeking to stop two of its former “key” employees from poaching its customers, according to lawyers who are defending the employees and their new employer, NEW Cooperative, against a Landus lawsuit.

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A 50-year-old Carroll man who shot himself in the leg in September is charged with a felony for possessing a firearm as an already convicted felon, according to court records.

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A 36-year-old Carroll man who admitted he sexually abused three children over the course of several years was sentenced this week to up to 15 years in prison, according to court records.

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A Manning Family Recovery Center counselor is accused of cultivating a “predatory” sexual relationship with a man who sought help for alcoholism in January after his third drunk driving arrest.

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Three of the four people who were arrested after an overnight shooting at Fairview Village apartments were accused of fighting or attempting to fight, and a woman who was arrested last week for drug and gun possession was found to have more drugs and another loaded weapon in her apartment wi…

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Those who are cited for a traffic violation in Carroll County can dispute their citations online or request a payment plan as part of a new pilot program.

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The former Calhoun County sheriff accused of assaulting his wife and a police officer in April will not be punished with jail time nor will he be officially convicted of domestic abuse if he abides by the terms of his probation for six months, according to court records.

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A Carroll man who owns a strip of land near Arcadia — part of which is used for the city’s yard waste dump site — is suing the city for failing to properly maintain the site, according to court records.

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A 29-year-old Carroll man with a history of sending explicit images to minors might be sentenced to up to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to a criminal charge for receiving child pornography, according to court records.

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A 53-year-old Carroll man was sentenced this week to up to 10 years in prison for dealing methamphetamine while he was on parole for similar crimes, according to court records.

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DENISON — Esperanza Barrena still has moments when she expects her husband to come home from work at the end of the day, even though he burned in a fiery crash more than a year ago that was caused by a drunk driver.

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An 18-year-old Carroll man who is on probation for a felony attempted burglary conviction last year was arrested Friday in Spirit Lake for having a gun and marijuana in a Walmart parking lot.

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A woman is suing Walmart Stores because she tripped on a pothole and fell in the parking lot of its Carroll store, according to court records.

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JCPenney’s insurance company is suing the city of Carroll for more than $250,000 for the damage a water main break caused to the downtown store in January 2018.

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The eastern Iowa prison that acts as an intake for all new inmates has one prisoner who is infected by the new coronavirus and at least two staff members, state officials announced today.

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A deputy of the now-suspended Calhoun County sheriff confiscated the sheriff’s cellphone last week as part of the investigation into his alleged assaults of his wife and a police officer, according to court records.

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The allegations that the Calhoun County sheriff attacked his wife and a police officer — and the subsequent petition to remove him from elected office — are the result of a "witch hunt," the wife said in a video she posted online.

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A 17-year-old Onawa boy was angry at another boy for repeatedly pointing an unloaded shotgun at others and pulling the trigger, so he grabbed a loaded shotgun and shot the boy in the head, according to court records.

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The 27-year-old Colorado man who tossed water onto U.S. Rep. Steve King as he dined in Fort Dodge last March was sentenced Thursday to two years of federal probation, according to court records.

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The man who has waged an admittedly farcical campaign for a court-ordered sword fight with his ex-wife now must undergo a court-ordered mental health evaluation before he is allowed to have unsupervised contact with his two children again, a judge has ruled.

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The 64-year-old former Carroll man who bludgeoned and beheaded a rabbit at a Des Moines animal shelter in December was sentenced to up to two years in prison.

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A 28-year-old woman who was declared incompetent to stand trial for repeatedly stabbing her boyfriend with scissors in 2018 and who recently was accused of arson in Des Moines was detained in Carroll on Monday after she received emergency mental health treatment.

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A family doctor at Denison’s hospital warned his patients and colleagues to wear masks, to keep children home from school and to stop going to church and hugging people, according to a three-page letter he recently distributed about a new virus that is spreading from China.

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A long-time lawyer and judge from Harlan who was appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court in 2018 has been named its new chief justice.

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A 36-year-old Manning man who allegedly fired a gun within city limits has been fined more than $1,000 for hunting, trapping and fishing violations and still faces a weapons charge that is punishable with prison time, according to court records.

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A downturn in the farm economy several years ago threatened to sink Bob Adams’ vehicle dealerships, which forced him to defraud creditors and customers to keep the businesses afloat, Adams told the Times Herald today.