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Articles Tagged: Public safety
Crime and Courts Mar. 21, 2023 5:30 pm68d ago
Schools districts and police departments across Iowa were dealing with “swatting” calls Tuesday morning, in which someone made false reports of active shooter situations at schools.
News Feb. 6, 2023 4:11 pm111d ago
Activists celebrate, others worry about federal overreach
By Clark Kauffman - Iowa Capital Dispatch
Local Government Dec. 5, 2022 3:54 pm174d ago
A police video capturing a clash between the EMT and Cedar Falls officers is available to the public for a price, the city says -- $700.
Southeast Iowa Union
News Nov. 12, 2022 6:49 pm196d ago
Crews battled a fire at Greiner Plaza (the former Washington Public Library building) at the corner of Main and Second streets in Washington on Saturday afternoon.
News Sep. 6, 2022 7:08 pm263d ago
About two dozen people gathered in front of the Linn County Courthouse at 6 p.m. Tuesday holding signs and calling for more information on the
Crime and Courts Aug. 3, 2022 3:09 pm298d ago
Incident happened on Interstate 380 midday Tuesday. Investigators say a manpointed the gun at a vehicle with two adults and two kids inside and fired the gun twice. One of the bullets struck the front end of the car, police said. No one was injured.
Fires May. 31, 2022 5:17 pm362d ago
Shuey’s Restaurant and Lounge in Shueyville will close temporarily after the building was damaged in a fire Saturday.
Community May. 10, 2022 6:00 am383d ago
Join members of the Cedar Rapids Police Department for a night of fun and safety at “Badge Walk” at 6 p.m. today at Noelridge Park. This fun run/walk event will focus on safety as a walker or runner.
Community Apr. 13, 2022 6:00 am410d ago
The Cedar Rapids Fire Department seeks input as part of its five-year strategic plan at a public forum at Central Fire Station on Thursday. Senior command staff members plan to engage one-on-one with participants, listen to ideas and, if possible, get written input that will be used as material to drive the strategic plan.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An 18-year-old student who was shot in the head in a shooting outside a
Fact Checker Podcast Mar. 14, 2022 6:00 am440d ago
Cedar Rapids is once again fighting against Iowa lawmakers’ attempts to regulate or ban the use of automated traffic enforcement cameras. Have the devices reduced collisions in the city?
News Mar. 7, 2022 5:37 pm447d ago
One person died and two others were treated after being exposed last week to carbon monoxide in a Waucoma home, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
Fires Feb. 23, 2022 10:19 am459d ago
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.
Local Government Jan. 4, 2022 6:00 am509d ago
Solon residents approved an extension and expansion of the city’s local-option sales tax in November. The main reason voters were asked to consider the expansion was a new $4.2 million fire station.