Public Safety

Firefighters save cat from burning Cedar Rapids home

CEDAR RAPIDS - Firefighters rescued a cat from a burning home Thursday morning.According to a Cedar Rapids Fire Department news release, crews were ca ...

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Marion home sustains heavy fire damage

MARION - A Marion home sustained considerable fire damage Wednesday morning, according to authorities.Marion Deputy Fire Marshal Shawn Fluharty said c ...

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Judge Edward McManus remembered for decades of service

CEDAR RAPIDS - Judge Edward McManus spent more than seven decades serving his country and state.The Northern District of Iowa judge spent more than 50 ...

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Johnson County hosting training on combating human trafficking

IOWA CITY - The Johnson County Sexual Assault Response Team hosts a human trafficking training at the end of the month.The organization - comprised of ...

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Suspect sought in Cedar Rapids hit-and-run

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids police are looking for the driver they say was involved in a hit-and-run that left a cyclist with life-threatening injurie ...

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Missing woman who left Iowa City mental health facility located by authorities

IOWA CITY - After more than 24 hours, with dozens of officers and several local agencies working in concert, a call from a Johnson County resident who ...

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Crisis intervention training underway in Johnson County

IOWA CITY - By the end of the week, more than 60 law enforcement officials and first responders are going to be trained in crisis intervention.The ina ...

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Heart attack victim’s ‘second shot at life’ thanks to Cedar Rapids first responders

CEDAR RAPIDS - Dan Clarahan probably shouldn't be here today.The crash last December caused by a heart attack could have killed him. The passersby who ...

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Iowa City police investigate car-pedestrian collision

IOWA CITY - Iowa City police responded to a car-pedestrian collision Monday morning.Iowa City Police Sgt. Scott Gaarde said officers were called to Ac ...

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Report: Iowa City convenience store robbed at gunpoint

IOWA CITY - Iowa City police are investigating a convenience store robbery.According to police, officers were called to Deli Mart, 525 Highway 1 W, at ...

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No civil emergency in Polk County: Johnson County missing person alert goes awry

What was originally intended as a missing person alert in Johnson County triggered a false civil emergency alert on phones in Johnson, Polk and Iowa c ...

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Eastern Iowa volunteer fire departments struggle to keep up

The North Liberty Fire Department responded to 1,137 calls for help in 2016, an 11 percent increase in a year. And according to a recent report to th ...

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Officials continue to search for woman who left Iowa City mental health facility

IOWA CITY - Update 9:30 p.m.: Missing woman who left Iowa City mental health facility located by authorities Update Monday, 5:09 p.m.: Investigators ...

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Inmate dies after being found hanging in cell at Iowa Medical and Classification Center

CORALVILLE - An inmate at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center died Saturday after being found hanging from a bedsheet in his cell, officials sa ...

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Cedar Rapids officers asking questions to save lives in domestic abuse

CEDAR RAPIDS - Back in November 2015, Raelynn Finn was five months pregnant when her boyfriend - the father of two of her children - punched her in th ...

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