Subject taken into custody at 1st St SW and S Taft in Mason City Thursday evening

Stabbing Homicide Victim Confirmed

Update

Mason City police and other first responders are on the scene of a reported stabbing on the 2900 block of 1st Street Southwest.

Heat wave continues in the East

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A look at the next steps for Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit became the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy, raising a flurry of questions about what happens next. Here’s a …

Friday, July 26

Today is Friday, July 26, the 207th day of 2013. There are 158 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1821 – Turkey and …