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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
Community Jan. 16, 2023 6:00 am16d ago
A Cedar Rapids woman who has spent more than eight years volunteering her time to fight human trafficking was honored Thursday with an Outstanding Anti-Trafficking Service Award from the Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking.
Crime and Courts Jan. 13, 2023 6:15 pm18d ago
The Cedar Rapids Police Department announced Friday that they had completed their investigation into the fatal stabbing of Devonna Walker and forwarded their investigation materials to the Linn County Attorney.
Crime and Courts Jan. 13, 2023 6:25 pm18d ago
A woman was charged with attempted murder after she attacked a detention officer in the Fayette County Jail on Monday, according to a news release from Fayette County.
News Jan. 15, 2023 2:32 pm16d ago
Six friends were hunting near Bertram Road on Dec. 30 when they discovered a body on the banks of the Cedar River. The remains were those of Erik Spaw, a Cedar Rapids waterworks employee missing since May 7 when his work truck was found submerged in the Cedar River.
Crime and Courts Jan. 12, 2023 4:51 pm19d ago
A Central City woman was arrested Wednesday after she was reportedly caught on surveillance footage lighting her own restaurant on fire. She made a fraudulent insurance claim two days later, according to a criminal complaint.
Crime and Courts Jan. 6, 2023 2:53 pm25d ago
A Cedar Rapids man charged with attempted murder is accused of stabbing another man because the man was with the suspect’s ex-girlfriend, according to court documents.