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I’m the Public Safety Reporter for The Gazette. I’ve always enjoyed writing and decided to be a newspaper reporter after my sophomore English teacher encouraged me to join my high school newspaper. I love news-style writing because it’s concise and straight forward. This job is great because I spend my days talking to people and sharing important and interesting stories. When I’m not at work I can usually be found playing card games or watching movies with my family.
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Latest Articles by Emily Andersen
News Jun. 9, 2023 8:31 am22h ago
The emergency response to a Davenport apartment building that collapsed May 28 —
Crime and Courts Jun. 7, 2023 5:48 pm2d ago
A Cresco man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he sexually abused multiple Boy Scouts while serving as a troop leader in Cresco.
Crime and Courts Jun. 8, 2023 8:13 am1d ago
A North Liberty man was arrested Tuesday on charges that he sexually abused a 10-year-old child when he was 16.
Crime and Courts Jun. 8, 2023 8:16 am1d ago
A Lone Tree man was arrested this week on charges that he sexually abused a woman he met at a bar in Iowa City.
Crashes Jun. 7, 2023 11:30 am2d ago
A man who was killed in a crash Tuesday morning in Linn County has been identified by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office as David Dickson, 50, of Marion.
Crashes Jun. 6, 2023 4:49 pm3d ago
One person was killed Tuesday morning in a crash at the intersection of County Home Road and North 10th Street, just north of Marion, according to a news release from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.
Crime and Courts Jun. 7, 2023 2:16 pm2d ago
An Iowa City man was arrested Monday on charges that, during an argument with his girlfriend of eight years, he lit fake flowers on fire and threw them at her, according to a criminal complaint.
Crashes Jun. 5, 2023 3:30 pm4d ago
An Iowa National Guard soldier who was three weeks away from retirement has died, after being hit by a car in Iowa City on May 22.
Crashes Jun. 5, 2023 12:31 pm4d ago
The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating a Sunday morning crash that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist — 28-year-old Felicia Tharp, of Coralville — according to a news release from the department.
Crime and Courts Jun. 2, 2023 11:40 am7d ago
A Cedar Rapids man was arrested this week on charges that he sexually abused a 3- or 4-year-old child multiple times between January and April of this year.
Fires Jun. 1, 2023 4:14 pm8d ago
The Iowa City Fire Department responded to a backhoe crash, house fire and downed power line on the corner of Fairchild and and Linn streets on Wednesday, according to a news release from the department.
News May. 31, 2023 5:47 pm9d ago
Marion native Joel Crawford saved hundreds of lives through organ donation after he died in an ATV accident in 2015, when he was 26. On Wednesday, a plaque honoring his sacrifice was unveiled in the Cedar Rapids Driver’s License Service Center — one of many similar plaques being placed across the state.
Crime and Courts May. 31, 2023 3:57 pm9d ago
Two Cedar Rapids men were arrested Tuesday and accused of beating a man and stabbing him 10 times.
Crime and Courts May. 30, 2023 3:05 pm10d ago
Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner was honored last week by the Iowa Police Chiefs Association with the Law Enforcement Executive of the Year Award for 2022.
News May. 27, 2023 5:00 am14d ago
John Schultz has two passions: bicycling and serving his community through the Rotary Club of Linn County. This summer, he’ll be combining both as he joins the Ride the Rockies tour in Colorado to raise money for the club’s youth program.