Public Safety

Appeals court upholds conviction of Ginger Jefferson for killing her daughter-in-law in 2013

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Iowa Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Ginger Jefferson, who was found guilty in 2014 for killing her daugh ... »

Iowa City man accused of sex assaults on University of Iowa campus

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa police today arrested a 32-year-old Iowa City man in connection with a series of groping incidents near the UI Hospi ... »

90 shootings reported in Cedar Rapids so far this year

CEDAR RAPIDS - Ninety shootings have been recorded this year in Cedar Rapids.

Shootings reached double digits in June, July and August, but ... »

Police investigate gunshots in SW Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids police are investigating a report of gunshots Tuesday night.

Police said they responded to the 1200 block of M St ... »

Warrants: Farrington broke off ‘relationship’ with Kozak day of deadly Coral Ridge Mall shooting

CORALVILLE - Former Coral Ridge Mall security guard Alexander Kozak told authorities that Andrea Farrington broke off a relationship with him befor ... »

14-year-old Robert Humbles will plead to voluntary manslaughter in fatal shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS - Fourteen-year-old Robert Humbles shot and killed 15-year-old Aaron Richardson late this summer after their two #x201c;rival groups#x ... »

Belgium detains five more people in raids on Monday

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium has detained five more people following raids on Monday morning in the Brussels and Liege regions as it searches the c ... »

Cedar Rapids officer-involved shooting investigation in hands of county attorney

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has completed its investigation into the Oct. 20 fatal officer-involved shooting in nort ... »

Officers brace for holiday crashes

From Thanksgiving travel to Black Friday shopping, law enforcement officers expect a busy weekend.

November typically is more dangerous than ... »

Jury takes 90 minutes to find Hopkinton woman guilty of conspiring to make meth

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Hopkinton woman was convicted of conspiring to manufacturing methamphetamine and other charges by a jury after only 90 minutes of ... »

Police: Woman shot up opioid hours before giving birth

IOWA CITY - A Clinton woman told police she shot up a heroin-like opioid hours before giving birth.

According to a University of Iowa Departm ... »

Muscatine man face robbery charge after bar assault

IOWA CITY - A Muscatine man is accused of robbing another man after socializing with him in a downtown bar.

According to an Iowa City police ... »

14-year-old accused of fatally shooting Aaron Richardson will be tried as adult

CEDAR RAPIDS - A 14-year-old accused of fatally shooting 15-year-old Aaron Richardson in September was formally charged Friday with first-degree mu ... »

Cedar Rapids sees rise in residential burglaries

CEDAR RAPIDS - Residential burglaries have skyrocketed this month compared to previous years.

Cedar Rapids police Sgt. Phil Hansen said offic ... »

University of Iowa ups security for last home football game after Paris attacks

IOWA CITY - With the world on edge following last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, the University of Iowa is tightening security measures for its ... »