The search continues for Ottumwa’s most wanted man, Dustin McDanel. Lt. Jason Bell spoke with KBIZ this afternoon, shortly after police raided a home on Ottumwa’s south side looking for McDanel. ...

City of Ottumwa Public Works Crews will be picking up snow piled along the sidewalks in the central business district starting the evening of Tuesday, January 6th, weather permitting.   Hours of snow removal will ...

Mayor Hollingsworth has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY in Sigourney effective at 8:00 pm on Monday, January 5th, 2015 until the snow has stopped and the streets are cleared. This means that NO vehicles are to be parked ...

Josh Ware, wanted for robbing the BP station on Albia RD in Ottumwa on December 23rd, has been captured by police. Ottumwa Police Chief Tom McAndrew tells KBIZ that Ware was arrested without incident at or near the ...

January 5, 2015  – Ottumwa, Iowa – Ottumwa is under a winter weather advisory with heavy snow in the forecast.  The City of Ottumwa’s Snow Emergency Ordinance will be placed into effect at 12 noon ...

1:00 PM update: KBIZ has learned more details about last nights shooting. We spoke with Lt Jason Bell of the Ottumwa Police Dept who told us that the victim and suspect did not know each other prior to the shooting, ...

A fatal crash happened on State Highway 149 this morning, near North English. The Iowa State Patrol says that Nathan Fisher, 20 of Keswick, IA was killed when his ’01 Chevy pickup failed to stop at the stop ...

Ottumwa Fire Chief Tony Miller said today that a new Emergency Management Coordinator for WapelloCounty has been hired, to replace the former coordinator, Josh Stevens, who moved to Minnesota. Miller said that 24 ...

Ottumwa City Administrator Joe Helfenberger said that the current fundraising campaign for BridgeViewCenter has already netted $38,000.00 of its goal of $250,000.00 Bridge View has started a campaign to raise money ...

(Radio Iowa) - December 30, 2014 By O. Kay Henderson American Gothic House. State officials are turning the home that was the backdrop for one of the most famous paintings of the 20th century into a permanent ...

KBIZ News has spoken with LT Jason Bell of the Ottumwa Police Department who filled us in on the apparent police standoff at 129 S. Moore this morning. Lt Bell tells us that officers initially went to the home ...

On Christmas Eve, the Ottumwa Police Dept. issued an arrest warrants for Joshua Todd Ware, age 25, for Robbery 2nd Degree, a Class “C” Felony and Lottery Fraud, a Class “D” Felony. Ware is known to reside ...

Something big happened in Iowa on Christmas eve. While most Iowans were distracted by last minute Christmas shopping, baking, and wrapping the presents, Nick Gerhart was busy worrying about the future of an Iowa ...

One person was injured following a single vehicle crash Tuesday night at the intersection of U.S. highway 34 and South 1stStreet in Chariton. The Iowa State Patrol says it received a report of a ...

12/29 update: Police are now asking for the publics help in finding a suspect in this robbery. Find more details HERE. 2:45pm update: KBIZ has contacted LT Jason Bell with the Ottumwa Police Department who told us ...

Eldon— The American Gothic House Center is pleased to announce the acquisition of their second original Grant Wood work.  The lithograph, titled Seed Time and Harvest (1937), is an important piece of Grant ...

On a vote of 5 to nothing, the Ottumwa Board of Education Monday night voted not to purchase the Nash Finch building for 325-thousand dollars. If approved, the building would have been used as an administrative ...

  Three Ottumwa men were arrested today in connection with a Burglary that happened last week. Police were dispatched to 232 E Mapel last Wednesday, December 17th on reports that a group of people forcibly ...

Iowa’s Attorney General Tom Miller says that T-Mobile may owe you money. The nation’s fourth largest wireless carrier will provide refunds to Iowa consumers under a $90 million nationwide joint ...

Its beginning to look a lot like Iowa might have a white Christmas this year after all. Forecasts from the National Weather Service office in Des Moines show a chance of rain starting Sunday night into Monday, ...

(Fairfield)— A southeast Iowa legislator is hoping school transportation cost will be considered in the up coming session in Des Moines. Iowa House representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield has sent a ...

The Ottumwa Board of Education will hold its regular meeting next Monday Evening at 6:00 PM, in the Media Room at EvansMiddle School, 812 Chester Avenue. Interestingly, one item on the tentative agenda for the ...

Disaster was barely averted on Ottumwa’s south side Thursday afternoon. In yet another car VS building collision in Ottumwa, a family’s home is struck by sliding car. The crash happened at around 4PM at ...

The proposed Pedestrian Trail Corridor to be located under highway 34 is a step closer to reality following Tuesday’s city council meeting. The council approved a resolution authorizing and delivery of a CAT ...

After hour bars were on the minds of city council members during their meeting Tuesday evening. On a vote of 5 to nothing, the council approved a resolution placing a one year moratorium on the issuance of new ...