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Hearing Held To Move Fairfield Murder Suspect To Juvenile Court

Counsel for the one of the two teens accused of killing a teacher argued in court Thursday that the case should be moved to...

Daisy Award 2022 Set For May 6th

Ottumwa Regional Health Center will be holding their DAISY Award ceremony honoring nurses next week. The DAISY Foundation (an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune...

Ottumwa-Based Chiropractor Accused of Initiating Unwanted Physical Contact with Patient

A local chiropractor was arrested after Ottumwa police say he initiated physical contact with his patient that was deemed offensive. Bruce Lindberg, 62, was...

Fire At Colonial Motor Inn, Police Searching For Suspect

A fire at the Colonial Motor Inn on Tuesday has been deemed arson, and authorities are looking for the culprit. According to a press release,...

City To Hold Poll On Breed Specific Restrictions

The City of Ottumwa is asking for feedback from the community about breed specific restrictions that will soon come before the City Council. According to...

WATCH: Truck Fire on Highway 34


Ottumwa Man Charged with Burglary After Allegedly Kicking in Door to Home

An Ottumwa man was arrested after authorities say he kicked in the door of a home he intended to rob. Daniel Vandello, 38, has been...

Ottumwa Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

An Ottumwa man is facing charges following an alleged incident of domestic abuse. According to court documents, at around 1:10 P.M. on April 21, 2022,...

Ottumwa Man Charged In March House Fire

An Ottumwa man is facing charges related to a house fire that took place in March. According to court documents, at around 8:00 A.M. on...

Police: Former BP Employee Stole Lottery Tickets, Cash

Ottumwa police say a former BP employee stole lottery tickets from the store on multiple occasions in February. Devin Besco, 30, has been charged with...