Public Safety

Columbus Junction men charged with kidnapping, robbery

IOWA CITY - Two Columbus Junction men were arrested Sunday and charged with several crimes after police say they kidnapped and robbed a woman after ho ...

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Grand jury gets traffic-stop shooting case this month

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Linn County grand jury will be convened for the first time in an estimated 10 years to decide if a police officer who shot a man shou ...

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Body found inside Hiawatha mobile home

HIAWATHA - Police are investigating the discovery of a body Friday inside a mobile home in Hiawatha. Police chief Dennis Marks said police were condu ...

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Judge resentences Denum Null for third time to same 75-year sentence

The third crack at resentencing for a man convicted as a juvenile for robbing and killing a man didn't result in a different sentence on Friday in Lin ...

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Police want help identifying Coralville forgery suspect

CORALVILLE - Coralville police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a forgery and identity theft investigation.Police have not ...

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Altoona police chief ready to lead in Iowa City

IOWA CITY - Eleven years after he considered pursuing the post, Jody Matherly could soon be the new Iowa City police chief. Iowa City City Manager Ge ...

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Iowa City man accused of robbing Subway at gunpoint

IOWA CITY - An Iowa City man is accused of robbing a Subway restaurant at gunpoint.According to an Iowa City police criminal complaint, around 7:20 a. ...

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Hope House resident placed on escape status

CORALVILLE - A Hope House resident has been placed on escape status after failing to return from work on Friday.According to the Iowa Department of Co ...

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Emergency responders work to contain gas leak in Iowa City

IOWA CITY - Several emergency responders responded to the scene of a gas leak at the intersection of East Market Street and North Linn Street Thursday ...

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Altoona Police Chief gets nod to fill Iowa City Police chief vacancy

IOWA CITY - Altoona Police Chief Jody Matherly is the pick to be the next Iowa City Police ChiefIowa City City Manager Geoff Fruin made the recommenda ...

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Linn County attorney has no plans for special prosecutor in grand jury case

CEDAR RAPIDS - Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden says he has no intention of turning over the duties of presenting evidence to a grand jury in ...

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Iowa City man nearly hits squad car, clips home; now facing OWI charge

IOWA CITY - An Iowa City man earned this fourth drunken driving arrest Wednesday after nearly hitting a squad car and clipping a house.According to an ...

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Former Cedar Rapids school bus attendant gets 11 years

CEDAR RAPIDS - Tyler Konigsmark, a 20-year-old former school bus attendant convicted of sexual exploitation of three middle school girls, was sentence ...

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Three killed as pickup truck crashes into Walmart store in Pella

PELLA - Three people were killed and two injured on Thursday when a pickup truck crashed through the front of a Wal-Mart store in central Iowa, a stat ...

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Judge denies new trial in 2009 sex assault case

A judge will not give a new trial to a Cedar Rapids man, convicted in 2009 of sexual assault and burglary, whose lawyer claimed the DNA analysis in hi ...

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