Johnson County Metro

New Iowa City Police Chief Jody Matherly sworn in

IOWA CITY - Newly sworn-in Iowa City Police Chief Jody Matherly won't be taking it easy in his first few days on the job.#x201c;I do want to get right ...

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Iowa City police investigating armed robbery

IOWA CITY - Iowa City police are investigating an armed robbery.Officers responded to the 400 block of South Governor Street at 8:16 p.m. Monday for a ...

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One suspect arrested in Iowa City robbery; another still at large

IOWA CITY - Police took one person into custody Sunday after a man reported being robbed in his car in Iowa City, but a second suspect remains at larg ...

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Police: Iowa City man strangled, threatened to kill girlfriend

IOWA CITY - An Iowa City man faces multiple charges for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and threatening to kill her.According to Iowa City Police ...

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One person dies in Iowa City house fire; another escapes through window

IOWA CITY - One person died in an early-morning fire in Iowa City Sunday.Another person escaped the fire through a second-story window, fire officials ...

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Cedar Rapids woman charged with vehicular homicide in January 2016 crash

CORALVILLE - A Cedar Rapids woman has been charged in connection with a fatal crash that killed a Swisher woman last year.According to the Iowa State ...

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Iowa City Police Department swears in new officers

IOWA CITY - Efforts to add more diversity to the Iowa City Police Department have come to fruition.Last month, the Iowa City Council approved a tempor ...

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Murder for hire suspect accused of plotting to kill DPS agent, others

MUSCATINE - Justin DeWitt - awaiting trial for allegedly plotting to have a former business partner and his family killed - tried to have a Department ...

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Commitment to Coralville at heart of chief’s longevity

CORALVILLE - Barry Bedford's stay in Coralville was never meant to be a long one.Hired as a reserve officer in 1973 and a full-time officer in 1974, h ...

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Iowa City man accused of sexually abusing young girl

NORTH LIBERTY - An Iowa City man is accused of sexually abusing a young girl.According to a North Liberty police criminal complaint, on Dec. 18, 20-ye ...

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Marijuana, psychedelic drugs found in Iowa City search

IOWA CITY - A multitude of drugs were found in an Iowa City home after police executed a search warrant there earlier this year.According to Iowa City ...

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Johnson County Citizens Police Academy turns 20

IOWA CITY - For close to two decades the Johnson County Citizens Police Academy has been striving to build relationships between the communities there ...

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Nine Iowa City businesses fail tobacco checks

IOWA CITY - Nine Iowa City businesses failed tobacco compliance checks conducted this month.Between Dec. 5-14, Iowa City police conducted compliance c ...

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Guns, knives, drug paraphernalia found during Iowa City traffic stop

IOWA CITY - Guns, knives and drug paraphernalia were all discovered during a traffic stop Wednesday night.According to University of Iowa Department o ...

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Police: Coralville man stole more than $20,000

CORALVILLE - A Coralville man is accused of stealing more than $20,000 from his employer.According to a Coralville police criminal complaint, 50-year- ...

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