Public Safety

Diversifying most Corridor law enforcement agencies proves elusive

IOWA CITY - In December, the Iowa City Police Department did something virtually unheard of in this area. It hired three black police officers. How ...

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Interactive: Linn County sheriff breaks down the diversity challenge

CEDAR RAPIDS - Over the past six years, the Linn County Sheriff's Office has had eight hiring periods, but none has resulted in adding a black deputy ...

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Multiple fire departments respond to morning fire in downtown Anamosa

Multiple Fire Departments from the area have responded to a fire in downtown Anamosa.The Jones County Sherrif's Department confirmed the call for serv ...

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Kendu Petties murder trial: Witness admits he initially lied to police

CEDAR RAPIDS - A witness, who testified Thursday he was with Kendu Petties the night authorities say Petties fatally shot two people in a southeast Ce ...

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Judge sentences former substitute teacher Mary Beth Haglin to 90 days in jail

CEDAR RAPIDS - A judge on Friday sentenced former Washington High substitute teacher Mary Beth Haglin to 90 days in jail for having a sexual relations ...

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Cedar Rapids Fire Department receiving a Resusci Anne CPR unit

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Fire Department will receive a new CPR training device next week.On Monday, the fire department is to be presented wit ...

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Cedar Rapids man charged for 2016 accident that killed woman

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids man faces prison time for a crash that killed a Cedar Rapids woman last year.According to Cedar Rapids public safety spo ...

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Steven Klein facing count of first-degree murder pleads to lesser charge

IOWA CITY - Susan Kersten was victimized twice - once when she was killed nearly 22 years ago and again Friday when Steven Klein pleaded guilty to les ...

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Body recovered from Iowa River

HILLS - Police say a woman's body was recovered from the Iowa River Thursday afternoon.According to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, around 12:43 ...

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Prosecutor: Kendu Petties fired 11 shots into home, killing 2 in 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Linn County prosecutor said Thursday that Kendu Petties, on trial this week for murder, fired 11 times into a Cedar Rapids home, kill ...

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Former Iowa City business owner sentenced in assault of employee in 2015

IOWA CITY - A former Iowa City business owner accused of assaulting one of his employees nearly two years ago was sentenced this week to up to four ye ...

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Fight between women preceded Pheasant Ridge shooting in Iowa City

IOWA CITY - A fight between two women preceded a man being shot at Pheasant Ridge Apartments in Iowa City last week.After the Feb. 6 fight, one of the ...

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University of Iowa police adding more student security officers

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa junior Delia Teichman is a self-professed night owl.The biomedical engineering student from Fresno, Calif., said she sc ...

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Wednesday shooting not a random act, Cedar Rapids police say

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Wednesday shooting in Cedar Rapids that left a woman hospitalized was not an #x201c;random act,#x201d; authorities said.Greg Buelow, ...

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Former North Benton Ambulance Service office manager arrested for theft

BENTON COUNTY - The former office manager of the North Benton Ambulance Service has been arrested.According to the Iowa Department of Public Safety, 3 ...

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