Cedar Rapids Police are investigating a report that an Ingredion union worker was hit by a car while picketing Tuesday morning.
The program, which helps eligible residents pay for things like rent, utilities and funeral expenses, is on track to spend $1.5 million this year - exceeding its $1 million budget. Johnson County’s social services director attributes the increase to pandemic relief programs ending, and changes that made more people eligible for assistance.
The San Francisco Police Department said it does not have pre-armed robots and has no plans to arm robots with guns. But the department could deploy robots equipped with explosive charges “to contact, incapacitate, or disorient violent, armed, or dangerous suspect” when lives are at stake, SFPD spokesperson Allison Maxie said in a statement.
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The North Liberty Fire Department is in the process of recruiting three full-time firefighters while also pursuing a location for a second fire station. These efforts will help reduce response times, address rising call volumes and prepare the department as the city continues to grow.
The Democratic National Committee’s Rules and Bylaws Committee will meet Thursday through Saturday in Washington, D.C., and the committee is expected to vote on the party’s presidential nominating calendar, potentially knocking Iowa off the first-in-the-nation spot it has held for half a century.
By Jeff Reinitz - Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
News Nov. 29, 2022 12:41 pm9d ago
One of the former supervisors filing lawsuits is a Waterloo plant manager accused of arranging a COVID-19 office pool and encouraging interpreters to mislead workers about the coronavirus pandemic.