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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
Fires Feb. 28, 2022 3:27 pm
Cedar Rapids fire investigators have determined a fire at Geneva Towers last week was started when smoking materials were left unattended too close to combustible materials.
Crime and Courts Feb. 25, 2022 3:39 pm
The Marion Police Department and Hiawatha Police Department together will be spending more than $1 million over the next few years on a more efficient records management system.
Fires Feb. 23, 2022 10:19 am
Residents of Geneva Tower, an apartment building that houses seniors and adults with disabilities in southeast Cedar Rapids, eager to return home after being displaced by a fire early Sunday morning.
Community Feb. 15, 2022 3:50 pm
Kirkwood Community College is hosting a screening of “13th,” a 2016 documentary about the history of racial inequality in the U.S., on Feb. 23 at Paramount Theatre. There will be a Q&A session with Kevin Gannon, a Des Moines history professor who contributed to the film.
Crime and Courts Feb. 15, 2022 9:51 am
A Cedar Rapids man who has been charged with first-degree murder in relation to the shooting death of a 15-year-old is being held on a $1 million cash-only bond at the Linn County Jail.
Community Feb. 11, 2022 10:12 am
Central Furniture Rescue, a Cedar Rapids non-profit that provides furniture to people transitioning out of homelessness, is moving into a permanent warehouse after years of bouncing from place to place.
Crime and Courts Feb. 10, 2022 9:25 am
A Cedar Rapids man arrested Tuesday on an attempted murder charge told police that he wasn’t the man who fired a gun during a home burglary Sunday, according to court documents.