Iowans warned about “can you hear me?” scam

Iowa consumers are being warned about a cagey new telephone scam. The caller pretends to be adjusting a headset and asks, “Can you hear me?” and the typical response you’d give is “yes.” That’s where the trouble starts, according to Jim Hegarty at the Better Business Bureau in Omaha-Council Bluffs, and he says the scam is widespread.  » Read more..

Missing Person Update

Clinton Police confirm body of  one of two missing boaters located.  Read the official statement

Link: Body of Tyler Steeg located

January 2017 is in the top ten for least amount of snow and top 20 for warm temperature

A lack of snow and warmer than normal temperatures were the weather highlights of January. » Read more..

Area Police Chief is an ‘extra’ on a couple of TV shows

Albany, Illinois Police Chief Wyatt Heyvaert has been an ‘extra’ on Chicago Fire & Chicago PD-learn more in this conversation with Heyvaert-if you missed it on-the-air

‘Next Step’ for reuse of Ashford Campus

The Ashford University campus property has been transferred from the Clinton Catalyst group to a foundation. Clinton Catalyst purchased the Ashford properties when the school closed and has been marketing the property.

Head of Clinton Catalyst Brian Clem told KROS NEWS the value of the transfer was 28-million dollars but no money was exchanged in the transfer.

Clem said Clinton Catalyst retained the athletic complex and the BW residence hall.  He hoped to have announcements about those properties in the new future. Read More for the official statement issued on the transfer. » Read more..

Update on the investigation into two shooting incidents last week in Clinton

One of the suspects in a shooting incident being sought by Clinton Police turned himself in – after an attempt to locate the suspect was issued by the Clinton Police on Friday. » Read more..

Handling detaining individual request from ICE

Clinton County Sheriff Rick Lincoln, with the support of Clinton County Attorney Mike Wolf, says a request if not a legal reason to detain someone-learn more in this newscast