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Latest Articles by Bailey Cichon
Crime and Courts Jul. 14, 2022 1:24 pm145d ago
The Gazette spoke with 39 law enforcement agencies in Eastern Iowa. Twelve agencies had at least one bilingual officer. Of those 12, all but one spoke Spanish. The state doesn’t offer incentives for officers who speak more than one language.
Videos Apr. 14, 2022 10:55 am236d ago
It’s rare that teens and young adults commit murder, but four young Iowans are awaiting trial for just that. Two young men are charged with killing their families in Cedar Rapids, and two others charged in the death of their teacher in Fairfield.
Crime and Courts Jun. 28, 2022 3:07 pm161d ago
On Dec. 19, 1979, 18-year-old Michelle Martinko was stabbed to death in the parking lot of Westdale Mall. For nearly 40 years, Cedar Rapids police searched for her killer. DNA evidence provided the breakthrough needed to close the case.