Officials in Fairfield have completed their investigation into the death of an out of state man. Mark Kneeskern was found laying on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad tracks in Fairfield several weeks ...

The selection of a jury in the 2nd Robert Eugene Pilcher murder trial is expected to continue today in Wapello County District Court in Ottumwa. Pilcher is charged in connection with the death of Mary Jayne Jones ...

September 9 , 2014  – Ottumwa, Iowa –  The Ottumwa City Council approved new protocols, effective immediately,  for activation of the Ottumwa’s Outdoor Warning Sirens at their September 8th ...

The Ottumwa Police Department has announced that Trick or Treat Night is set for 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014. Parents are encouraged to dress their children in reflective clothing and consider ...

An Ottumwa man is listed in critical condition at University of Iowa Hospitals followwing an assault in Ottumwa early Sunday morning. Ottumwa Police say shortly before 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning  officers ...

On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, the Ottumwa Fire Department responded to a house fire at 122 S. Fellows in Ottumwa.  The fire was suspicious in nature and an investigation was initiated.  As a result of the ...

The board of trustees of Hillcrest Family Services voted Aug. 28 to cease operation of Highland Place, its adult mental health residential care facility near Ottumwa, Iowa, effective Oct. 31. The decision came after ...

Ottumwa, IA, September 2, 2014 – Leila Disburg, Pastor of Willard Street United Methodist Church, has been named the first recipient of the Andy Hansen Legacy Scholarship for Ottumwa Leadership Academy. “I ...

(Ottumwa)— A 42 year old Ottumwa is facing charges following his arrested  by Ottumwa Police. Billy Ray Snow has been charged with Trespassing after he was discoveredTuesday in the basement of a home ...

(Update) - An investigation into an early morning house fire in Ottumwa is under way. Shortly before 5:30 Wednesday morning firemen were called to a house fire at 1921 East Main Street.  When firemen arrived ...