Public Safety

Prosecutors can’t use evidence from interview in Cedar Rapids shooting suspect’s trial

CEDAR RAPIDS - A judge ruled last week that prosecutors cannot use evidence from a September police interview with Quarzone Martin during his murder t ...

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Minor arrested after two students lose consciousness at Liberty High School

NORTH LIBERTY - Two Liberty High School students lost consciousness on the same day last month, police said.Both students reported taking a prescripti ...

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Fifth man arrested in connection with Iowa City robbery

IOWA CITY - A fifth man has been arrested in connection with a November robbery.According to Iowa City police criminal complaints. Leroy H. Dix, 18, o ...

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Police: Man broke into home and stole safe after Iowa City shots fired incident

IOWA CITY - One of the men who fled from a shots fired incident in Iowa City last week broke into a home and stole a safe before he was arrested, poli ...

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Report: North Liberty man run over after pulling gun on woman

NORTH LIBERTY - A man arrested after a shooting incident in Iowa City last week was run over in North Liberty after pulling a gun on a woman, police s ...

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Marion man faces arson charge for April apartment fire

MARION - A Marion man faces an arson charge in connection with a fire at an apartment building earlier this year.According to the Linn County Attorney ...

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DNR: 11-year-old Iowa City boy shot while hunting

IOWA CITY - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said an 11-year-old boy was shot while hunting near Iowa City with his grandfather and brother.Ac ...

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Iowa football player Brandon Snyder faces drunken driving charge

IOWA CITY - A University of Iowa football player was arrested on a drunken driving charge early Sunday near Kinnick Stadium. According to an Iowa Cit ...

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Muscatine man caught in Iowa City with stolen car, meth

IOWA CITY - A Muscatine man was arrested Thursday after being found in Iowa City with a stolen car and meth.According to Iowa City police criminal com ...

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Tait Purk found guilty of fiancee’s murder

TOLEDO - After a judge last summer disregarded a jury's verdict of first-degree murder in the April 2000 death of Cora Okonski and granted a new trial ...

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Burlington man accused of Iowa City burglary, car theft

IOWA CITY - A Burlington man is accused of breaking into an Iowa City residence and stealing a car.According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, ...

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Fourth man arrested in connection with Iowa City robbery

IOWA CITY - A fourth man faces charged in connection with a November robbery.According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, 19-year-old Artquon L. ...

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Two Cedar Rapids schools placed on ‘limited lockdown’ Friday

CEDAR RAPIDS - Two Cedar Rapids schools were placed on partial lockdown Friday after a driver fled an abandoned vehicle with a gun found near it.Pierc ...

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Cedar Rapids house fire under investigation

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Fire Department is investigating a Wednesday night fire.According to a fire department news release, crews responded t ...

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Exclusive: U.N. watchdogs call for probe of Taser assaults in U.S. jails

GENEVA - The U.N. special rapporteur on torture urged U.S. authorities to investigate and weigh criminal charges against jail officials in Ohio, Tenne ...

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