Public Safety

Cedar Rapids police searching for suspect in several armed robberies

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating three armed robberies that have occurred since Sunday, November 12th and is asking ...

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Two face attempted murder charge after Cedar Rapids shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS - Two men face attempted murder charges after a shooting incident Thursday evening.According to a Cedar Rapids police news release, offic ...

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Minor in custody after Instagram threat to ‘shoot up’ Liberty High School

NORTH LIBERTY - Threats on social media to #x201c;shoot up the school#x201d; and target a specific student caused classes at Liberty High School to be ...

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Iowa City police investigating slashed tires

IOWA CITY - Iowa City police said they've seen a rash of slashed tires this week.According to a department news release, officers have responded to mo ...

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Curtis Jones, charged with killing Iowa City cabdriver, withdraws all pending motions

IOWA CITY - With new lawyers representing him, a man accused of fatally shooting an Iowa City cabdriver in June withdrew all his pending motions durin ...

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Woman arrested in connection to October fatal hit-and-run in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - Police say after Ashley Pennington crashed a stolen vehicle into a motorcycle on Oct. 1, she fled the scene on foot, leaving behind her ...

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Man charged in Cedar Rapids fatal shooting claiming self-defense

CEDAR RAPIDS - A man charged in the fatal shooting of Andrew Meeks Jr. on July 2 will claim self-defense, his attorneys said Thursday.Quarzone E. Mar ...

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Marion resident reports finding grenade during house cleaning

Well that's not something you find every day cleaning house.According to a media release from the Marion Police Department, officers were called Thurs ...

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Cedar Rapids officer responding to call crashes into pole near Taco Bell

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids police officer suffered minor injuries after an unmarked police vehicle struck a utility pole near the Taco Bell on Firs ...

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Police say Cedar Rapids woman stabbed man

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids woman is accused of stabbing a man.Cedar Rapids police said the assault happened around 3:40 a.m. Thursday at 1215 20th ...

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Linn County Sheriff, Cedar Rapids police participating in seat belt enforcement project next week

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Linn County Sheriff's Office and Cedar Rapids Police Department are among the agencies taking part in a traffic enforcement project ...

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Linn County Sheriff’s Office looking for inmate who failed to return after furlough

The Linn County Sheriff's Office is asking for public assistance in finding an inmate who failed to return after a court ordered furlough.According to ...

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Marion man pleads guilty to collecting nearly $70,000 in unemployment benefits while employed

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Marion man, who collected nearly $70,000 in unemployment benefits over the course of six years while being employed at a Hiawatha bus ...

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Judge sentences mother to 2 years probation for child endangerment, assault during “street brawl” that led to shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS - The woman who brought four of her children and another teen to a #x201c;street brawl#x201d; that resulted in one man's death received a ...

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Makeshift weapons used in Iowa Medical and Classification Center attack

CORALVILLE - An Iowa Medical and Classification Center inmate attacked another inmate and a guard last month using two makeshift weapons, police said. ...

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