Public Safety

One dead in explosion at Hawkeye Drive apartment complex

The University of Iowa Police Department (UIPD) is reporting that one person has died after an explosion was reported at the Hawkeye Drive apartment c ...

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Linn County Sheriff’s Office captain retires after 42 years

CEDAR RAPIDS - After 42 years, eight months and seven days with the Linn County Sheriff's Office, Capt. David Knott is calling it a career.Knott, who ...

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Fire destroys warehouse at Cedar Rapids landfill

CEDAR RAPIDS - A warehouse near the Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency was destroyed by fire over night.According to a news release, the Ceda ...

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Iowa court: Life without parole for teens is ‘cruel, unusual’

CEDAR RAPIDS - Ruling in the case of an Eastern Iowa teenager who killed his grandparents, the Iowa Supreme Court has concluded that sentencing a juve ...

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Memorial Day: Before you crack a beer, know the rules at popular recreation areas

With Memorial Day weekend comes an influx of campers, boaters and visitors to Johnson County's Lake Macbride and Coralville Lake. But if you're headi ...

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Accident injures Anamosa penitentiary staffer

ANAMOSA - A staff member at Anamosa State Penitentiary was injured in an #x201c;isolated, serious accident#x201d; earlier this week, the prison spokes ...

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Police: Missouri man tried to pull gun in bar

IOWA CITY - A Missouri man is accused of attempting to a pull a gun in a bar.According to an Iowa City police criminal complaint, an officer was calle ...

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One dead after semi and tractor collide in Johnson County

One person was killed and another injured after a semi collided with a tractor on Thursday afternoon just outside of Morse.According to an Iowa State ...

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Prison employee on leave during DCI investigation

One Iowa Medical and Classification Center employee has been put on leave as part of an investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, ...

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Cedar Rapids police investigating shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS - An arrest has been made in a Tuesday night shooting that left a man with multiple gunshot wounds.According to Cedar Rapids public safet ...

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Johnson County to offer Crisis Intervention Training next March

IOWA CITY - Crisis Intervention Training is coming to Johnson County in 2017.During a meeting of stakeholders associated with the CIT project - which ...

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Cancelled - Operation Quickfind: Makayla Thompson

Police have cancelled the Operation Quickfind issued Wednesday for Makayla Thompson. She returned home safe on Thursday morning.

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Juvenile faces weapons charge for discharging gun

CENTRAL CITY - A juvenile could face prison time for discharging a gun near a group of people this weekend.According to the Linn County Attorney's Off ...

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Federal judge revokes U.S. citizenship of convicted Rwandan man

A federal judge this week revoked the U.S. citizenship and cancelled the naturalization certificate for a Rwandan man convicted in January for making ...

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Chadwick pleads guilty in crash that killed Cedar Rapids utility worker

CEDAR RAPIDS - Family members and friends of Stephen J. Cook packed a small Linn County courtroom Monday to hear Lawson Chadwick plead guilty to crash ...

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