Public Safety

Appeals court judge tosses out Iowa City man’s 30-year robbery sentence

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday a district judge didn't consider all sentencing factors regarding juveniles when an Iowa City ...

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Friends of University of Iowa student say he was expelled following online threat referencing Gang Lu shooting

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa's threat assessment team recently investigated a #x201c;concerning comment on social media#x201d; but concluded the ...

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Coralville police find meth, syringes in van

CORALVILLE - A syringe containing meth was among drug paraphernalia found by police in a van on Monday.According to Coralville police criminal complai ...

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Names released in Benton County fatal crash

BENTON COUNTY - A Cedar Rapids resident and Coralville resident were among those killed in the Feb. 4 crash in Benton County. The Iowa State Patrol h ...

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North Liberty man faces indecent exposure charges

NORTH LIBERTY - A North Liberty man faces three counts of indecent exposure.According to North Liberty police criminal complaints, on two occasions - ...

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Town hall to discuss opioid and heroin abuse in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - Unlike many other drugs, the first step on the road to opioid or heroin addiction can start innocently enough.For Janet Andrews' husban ...

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Two more potential sexual assaults reported at University of Iowa

The University of Iowa has issued a notice that campus police have received #x201c;two separate and anonymous reports#x201d; of sexual assault that po ...

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In death, Cusic’s mother made ‘final sacrifice’

CEDAR RAPIDS - The half-brother of Edward Cusic said in a victim's impact statement on Monday that their mother, who Cusic beat to death, made the #x2 ...

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Iowa Attorney General's Office launches rape kit audit

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Iowa Attorney General's Office has launched a statewide audit of untested rape kits Tuesday, surveying more than 400 of Iowa's law ...

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The cost of overtime for cops in Eastern Iowa

MARION - Marion's police department is trying to keep up with the demands that come with serving a rapidly growing population, paying two to nine time ...

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One injured in Cedar Rapids shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS - One person was seriously injured and another person is being questioned after a shooting early Saturday morning in northwest Cedar Rapi ...

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Federal judge continues sentencing for Midamar founder until later this month

Midamar Founder William Aossey, Jr., apologized to a federal judge Friday, saying he didn't intentionally lie during his trial last year.Aossey, 73, c ...

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Surge in gun industry success brings with it unwitting investors

Barack Obama might seem an unlikely investor in the firearms industry. But the president, a fierce advocate for gun regulation, has money in a pension ...

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Cedar Rapids K-9 apprehends burglary suspect

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids K-9 took a bite out of crime - and a burglary suspect - Thursday night.According to public safety spokesman Greg Buelow, ...

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Cedar Rapids man wanted for sex abuse arrested in Arizona

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids man wanted on a sex abuse charge has been arrested in Arizona.According to the U.S. Marshals Service, Jerek A. Strouf, 4 ...

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