Linn County Metro

Motorcyclist killed in collision with van near Springville

SPRINGVILLE - A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a minivan Saturday afternoon near Springville.According to the Linn County Sheriff's Offic ...

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Two hurt in downtown Cedar Rapids shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS - Two people showed up at Cedar Rapids hospitals Sunday morning with gunshot wounds.According to Cedar Rapids police, officers were calle ...

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Anamosa woman arrested after driving wrong way on I-380

CEDAR RAPIDS - An Anamosa woman faces charges after police say she drove the wrong way on Interstate 380 while intoxicated.Cedar Rapids public safety ...

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Fire in Cedar Rapids nursing home’s laundry room quickly extinguished

CEDAR RAPIDS - A fire in the laundry room of a Cedar Rapids nursing home was quickly extinguished Saturday night.The fire was reported at 10:37 p.m. a ...

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UPDATE: Suspect to be arraigned in Marion homicide

UPDATE: According to the Linn County Jail's arraignment list, Gregory Davis is to be arraigned this morning on one count of first-degree murder. The a ...

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Cristy Hamblin, longtime Cedar Rapids police sergeant and community outreach officer, retiring

CEDAR RAPIDS - During her days on patrol, Cedar Rapids police Sgt. Cristy Hamblin's favorite calls were also the most difficult. Removing children fr ...

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Mount Vernon man hurt in rollover crash near Central City

CENTRAL CITY - A Mount Vernon man was injured Sunday morning in a rollover crash south of Central City.According to the Linn County Sheriff's Office, ...

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Police seek driver who hit, critically injured motorcyclist in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids police are looking for a driver who hit and critically injured a motorcyclist Sunday afternoon.The crash involving a singl ...

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Judge moves Nicholas Luerkens' retrial on murder charge out of Linn County

CEDAR RAPIDS - A judge granted the defense's request Tuesday to move the retrial of Nicholas Luerkens, charged with fatally stabbing his former girlfr ...

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Dog and cat die in Cedar Rapids house fire

CEDAR RAPIDS - A dog and a cat died Monday night in a Cedar Rapids house fire.According to the Cedar Rapids Fire Department, a neighbor reported smoke ...

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Cedar Rapids man caught before lighting truck on fire

CEDAR RAPIDS - Police said they caught a Cedar Rapids man just before he attempted to light a truck on fire.According to the Linn County Attorney's Of ...

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Cedar Rapids man, previously convicted of receiving child porn, faces new charges 

CEDAR RAPIDS - A federal judge ruled last week that a Cedar Rapids man previously convicted of child pornography will remain in jail pending trial on ...

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Two hurt in crash east of Palo

Two people were hurt early Sunday after their car went into a ditch near Palo. The crash occurred at 12:47 a.m. Sunday in the 9000 block of Blairs Fe ...

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K-9 officer 'Lingo' retires from Marion Police Department after successful career

MARION - One year ago, Marion police officer Jason Schamberger and his K-9 partner, Lingo, paid a visit to the Walker Pickle Days celebration. There, ...

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Man rescued from Cedar River Wednesday morning

CEDAR RAPIDS - A man was hospitalized after being rescued from the Cedar River Wednesday morning.Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said ...

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