Homicide

Nicholas Luerkens claims insanity, intoxication in fatal attack

CEDAR RAPIDS - The man accused of killing 29-year-old Lynnsey Donald in a Marion grocery store parking lot in April will claim he was insane or had di ...

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Plea hearing reset for Cedar Rapids man charged in toddler's 2012 death 

IOWA CITY - A plea hearing has been reset for an Iowa City man charged in the death of his girlfriend's toddler in 2012.Jorge Perez, 23, will make an ...

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Luerkens to be arraigned May 26 in fatal Marion Hy-Vee stabbing

CEDAR RAPIDS - The arraignment for the Cedar Rapids man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend at the Marion Hy-Vee while be arraigned later this month. ...

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Records: Chadwick was under influence of meth at time of fatal Cedar Rapids crash

CEDAR RAPIDS - Lawson Chadwick was under the influence of methamphetamine at the time of his fatal collision with a city worker last month.According t ...

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Cedar Rapids police: Chadwick had stolen property in truck at time of crash

CEDAR RAPIDS - Stolen computer equipment, tools and other items were found in the truck driven by a Cedar Rapids man who fled from Cedar Rapids police ...

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Luerkens makes initial appearance in Marion Hy-Vee stabbing death

CEDAR RAPIDS - Police have surveillance video that shows Nicholas Luerkens stabbing Lynnsey Donald in a Marion grocery store parking lot last week, ac ...

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Marion Hy-Vee stabbing suspect’s apartment searched, evidence seized

CEDAR RAPIDS - Police investigating this week's fatal stabbing in a Marion grocery store parking lot say they have collected evidence in a search of t ...

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Attorneys claim Cedar Rapids police violated rights of man accused in fatal stabbing

CEDAR RAPIDS - A 32-year-old Cedar Rapids man accused of fatally stabbing a woman last year was found competent to stand trial, but his May trial will ...

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Defense to seek less prison time for Lasley in Meskwaki murder case

CEDAR RAPIDS - A defense attorney will argue sufficient prison time for Gordon Lasley Jr. is at the low end of the guideline sentencing range of 24 to ...

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Dog handler testifies at Frederiksen murder trial

WEBSTER CITY - Jurors in the Casey Frederiksen murder and sexual abuse trial are learning how authorities believe they found the spot where someone th ...

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Frederiksen trial begins today with opening statements

WEBSTER CITY - Opening statements are scheduled for Tuesday in the Casey Frederiksen murder trial.He is accused of sexually abusing and killing 5-year ...

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Trial begins today in death of 5-year-old Evelyn Miller

WEBSTER COUNTY - The man accused of abusing and killing 5-year-old Evelyn Miller nearly a decade ago will go to trial Monday.Casey Frederiksen faces f ...

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