Public Safety

Cedar Rapids police: Woman hit by truck earlier this month has died

CEDAR RAPIDS - A woman hit by a truck earlier this month died last week, authorities said.Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said 62-yea ...

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Police investigate Iowa City restaurant robbery that left one injured

IOWA CITY - Iowa City police are investigating a robbery that happened at a restaurant early Saturday morning.According to a news release, officers we ...

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Wisconsin couple convicted in phone scam targeting elderly victims

CEDAR RAPIDS - Two more people were convicted last week in federal court for their roles in a fraud scheme that targeted elderly people across the Uni ...

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Cedar Rapids police want help finding woman who may have stolen and forged checks

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Police Department is looking for help to identify a suspect they believe has passed stolen checks at various banks. Th ...

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Police: Cedar Rapids man removed pieces of Hiawatha home, set them on fire

HIAWATHA - A Cedar Rapids man faces a slew of charges after police said he broke into a Hiawatha home earlier this month.According to the Linn County ...

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Police looking for missing North Liberty teen

UPDATE: Yoder has returned home and is safe.---------------- NORTH LIBERTY - Police are looking for a missing North Liberty girl. According to a new ...

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Seat belt enforcement project begins in Cedar Rapids next week

CEDAR RAPIDS - A two-week long seat belt enforcement project kicks off next week.Beginning Monday, Cedar Rapids police officers will be participating ...

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Wind flips semi during Wednesday storms, killing Dike man

One man died when wind blew over his semi-trailer truck in Butler County on Wednesday evening, as strong storms moved through the state, knocking out ...

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Fleeing suspect causes crash in front of Iowa City VA

CORALVILLE - At least one person was injured following a traffic stop in Coralville that resulted in the suspect fleeing and crashing into another veh ...

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Iowa lawmakers want answers after teen girl’s death

Legislators are scheduling a joint hearing to investigate the Iowa Department of Human Services following the death of a Perry teenager.Authorities fo ...

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Chris Soules trial set for July 19

INDEPENDENCE - Former Bachelor star Chris Soules is scheduled to go to trial for hit and run resulting in the death of Kenneth Mosher in July.Accordin ...

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Johnson County agencies stage first mass casualty training exercise at Iowa City airport Scenario: Passenger plane making emergency crash landing

IOWA CITY - Officials said a large scale, mass casualty training exercise at the Iowa City Municipal Airport - the first exercise of its kind at that ...

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Chief: ‘Alarming’ spike in speeding on I-380 without camera tickets

CEDAR RAPIDS - Speeding on the windy #x201c;S-curve#x201d; of Interstate 380 through downtown Cedar Rapids has spiked since speed cameras stopped issu ...

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Police identify Cedar Rapids man killed in crash

CEDAR RAPIDS - Police have identified the man killed in a Tuesday morning crash on Blairs Ferry Road NE in Cedar Rapids.Cedar Rapids public safety spo ...

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Cedar Rapids woman accused of threatening city worker with revolver

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids woman is accused of threatening a city worker with a handgun.According to the Linn County Attorney's Office, around 3 p. ...

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