Public Safety

Cedar Rapids Flooding: What you need to know (as of Saturday)

The Cedar River is projected to crest at 25.3 feet in Cedar Rapids on Monday evening. Officials are calling the likelihood of flooding #x201c;probable ...

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Travis Standlee sentenced to up to 50 years for murder

CEDAR RAPIDS - Rita Ursino Walker said Travis Standlee #x201c;maliciously strangled to death#x201d; her brother Raymond Ursino and then laid down besi ...

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Second suspect accused of cooking meth under Iowa City bridge

IOWA CITY - A second homeless man has been accused of cooking meth under an Iowa City railroad bridge.According to a criminal complaint, on June 21, 5 ...

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Testimony concludes in Rwandan man’s sentencing on immigration fraud

CEDAR RAPIDS - A University of London professor testified about the gacaca courts of Rwanda, saying the lay judges of the court were fair and the syst ...

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Federal agent: Rwandan man convicted of immigration fraud aided in genocide

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Homeland Security agent testified Thursday that several witnesses identified Gervais #x201c;Ken#x201d; Ngombwa as a member of the ext ...

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Iowa City police investigate reported robbery outside apartment

IOWA CITY - Iowa City police are searching for two suspects who reportedly robbed a man outside his apartment Wednesday night.According to a news rele ...

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Sentencing starts in immigration fraud case

CEDAR RAPIDS - Sentencing begins today in U.S. District Court for a Rwandan convicted of making false statements to authorities to gain access into th ...

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Former Linn County prosecutor sworn in as new 6th Judicial judge

CEDAR RAPIDS - Former Assistant Linn County Attorney Nicholas Scott was sworn in Wednesday as the new 6th Judicial Associate District judge.#x201c;It' ...

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Cedar Rapids crash kills one, closes street

CEDAR RAPIDS - A woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash in southwest Cedar Rapids Wednesday morning. Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Bue ...

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Update: Suspension looms for former Cedar Rapids police chief Graham

Former Cedar Rapids Police Chief Greg Graham faces a suspension while he is being investigated for allegations of sexual harassment and other claims i ...

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Miller found guilty in fatal attack on girlfriend

VINTON - A Benton County jury Wednesday found David Miller guilty of lesser charges in the fatal stabbing and strangling of his girlfriend last Octobe ...

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Iowa body camera case dismissed on technicality

A judge has dismissed, on procedural grounds, charges the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Burlington Police Department violated open r ...

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Judge: Suspect in 1985 Iowa City death to be released pending trial

IOWA CITY - Anthony Burtch, recently accused of killing his wife's boyfriend three decades ago, will be released from jail with GPS monitoring and oth ...

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Jury to continue deliberations Wednesday in David Miller murder trial

VINTON - A Benton County jury didn't reach a verdict Tuesday in the David Miller murder trial and is to resume deliberations on Wednesday. The jury go ...

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Police: Transient was cooking meth under Iowa City railroad bridge

IOWA CITY - A transient is accused of cooking meth under a railroad bridge.According to a criminal complaint, on June 21, 42-year-old Kenneth J. Emers ...

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