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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.

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A former Denison car dealership owner accused of defrauding creditors and customers over the course of two years will not go to prison and will not be formally convicted of a crime, according to a plea agreement that was approved Tuesday.

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A 52-year-old Carroll man was arrested for public intoxication at local businesses four times over the course of five days this month, according to court records.

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The 49-year-old rural Jefferson man who sexually abused his daughter lost his first appeal of his convictions and his 75-year prison sentence, according to court records.

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A 16-year-old boy died in a Friday night shooting in Mapleton, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety.

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The 25-year-old Newell man accused of igniting at least two fires so that he could extinguish them in his capacity as a volunteer firefighter — and who also is accused of molesting a young girl — is negotiating a single plea deal that would conclude all of the cases, according to court records.

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The former Grand Junction fire chief claims a police officer improperly kept him from seeking advice from his fiancée when he was arrested for driving an ambulance while drunk in November, according to court records.

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A 26-year-old Carroll man who has a history of vehicle burglary went into an unlocked vehicle on the north side of town overnight in December and stole a handgun, according to court records.

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A 30-year-old Denison man was sentenced last week to up to 15 years in prison for having a sizeable amount of methamphetamine and a switchblade knife in his vehicle in Manning last year, according to court records.

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A man’s request in district court for a sword fight to the death with his ex-wife ran afoul of proper court procedure, a judge has ruled.

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A Kansas man seeks a court-ordered sword fight to settle a dispute with his ex-wife in Harlan over his ability to communicate with their two children, according to court records.

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A 29-year-old Storm Lake man accused of dozens of burglaries in three states is finally set to face his felony charges in Carroll County for four break-ins in 2015 in Dedham and Templeton, according to court records.

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Crawford County Memorial Hospital and an anesthesia services provider have agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a lawsuit for the wrongful death of the former Smithfield Foods plant manager in Denison, according to a copy of the settlement.

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A former Scranton man was granted a “tremendous opportunity” in 2018 when he received 90 days in jail rather than a prison sentence, County Attorney Thomas Laehn said last week, despite being found guilty by a jury of felony drug charges.

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A 36-year-old Manning man was arrested Saturday when a police officer found him with a loaded shotgun — and wearing camouflage and fox urine — in the backyard of some houses in town, according to court records.