Public Safety

Cedar Rapids man accused of threatening two others with a gun

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids man was charged Wednesday with threatening two men with a gun as they tried to escape in a car. Deangelo Mack, 20, was c ...

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Funeral announced for 13-year-old Cedar Rapids shooting victim

CEDAR RAPIDS - Funeral services are set for Ireshia Parks, 13, who was killed Tuesday morning in Cedar Rapids when a gun went off in a car, the bullet ...

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Iowa City names new interim police chief

IOWA CITY - A new interim police chief is set to begin his duties on Saturday.City Manager Geoff Fruin appointed Captain Bill Campbell, who has been w ...

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Cedar Rapids police investigating fatal stabbing incident

CEDAR RAPIDS - Police say an 18-year-old man is dead following a stabbing incident early Friday morning in Cedar Rapids about one mile from the campus ...

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Iowa City couple accused of spending $17,000 of dependent adult’s money

IOWA CITY - An Iowa City couple is accused of misappropriating close to $17,000 belonging to a dependent adult.According to Iowa City police criminal ...

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Cedar Rapids Mayor: ‘Welcome home’

CEDAR RIVER - The end of the Flood of 2016 is in sight.Beginning at noon on Friday, all flood-impacted residents and businesses are to be allowed back ...

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Army Corps of Engineers reduce outflow of Coralville Lake

CORALVILLE - The outflow of the Coralville Lake was temporarily reduced by the Army Corps of Engineers to help lessen flooding further south.The flow ...

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Flood recovery continues in Linn County

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar River continues to drop in flood-striken Palo.According to Linn County Emergency Management, roughly 35 parcels in Palo are s ...

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University of Iowa warns of sex assault at fraternity house

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa for the first time this semester is notifying the campus about a reported sexual assault - this one involving an #x ...

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Juvenile faces involuntary manslaughter charges in death of girl, 13

CEDAR RAPIDS - Six teenagers sat in a car on the southeast side of Cedar Rapids Tuesday morning when a gun somehow fired, the bullet striking Ireshia ...

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I-380 crash closes two northbound lanes

CEDAR RAPIDS - The two inside lanes on I-380 northbound are closed near the Wilson Avenue exit due to a crash.Police and Iowa State Patrol officers we ...

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Cedar Rapids Flood 2016: What you need to know

The Cedar River crested at about 22 feet in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday morning. Here is information area residents should know: Jump to: Evacuation and ...

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Linn County prepared for the worst, got a break on May's Island flooding

CEDAR RAPIDS - Standing on May's Island, home to Linn County's courthouse and jail, county supervisor Jim Houser watched the Cedar River, which creste ...

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Director of non-profit who skimmed funds sentenced to prison, home confinement

A director of a local non-profit who diverted over $114,000 in donations to support his #x201c;sex addiction#x201d; was sentenced last week to three m ...

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Vigil mourns 13-year-old girl killed in Tuesday shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS - More than a hundred people gathered Tuesday night near the 1500 block of Eighth Avenue SE Rapids - the scene where police said a 13-yea ...

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