CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of their Cedar Rapids high school to call for actions to address gun violence following the recent killings of two teenagers.
Cedar Rapids police ID 2 shooting victims
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police have released the identities of two people killed in a weekend shooting in Cedar Rapids.
Cedar Rapids Police said two 18-year-olds, Matrell Eugene Johnson...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — For a minor league team that plays its home games in flood-ravaged Iowa on the swollen banks of the Mississippi River, the season so far has presented some unusual...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Eight legislators and a lawyer have filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a law giving the governor more control over the commission that nominates candidates for positions...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A fifth farmer has pleaded guilty to his role in an organic grain fraud scheme that involved at least $140 million in sales of grain.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An Idaho man has pleaded guilty to trying to influence a victim of his brother's investment scheme.
U.S. District Court records say David Emerson Smith, of...
Correction: Teacher Misconduct Bill story
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — In a story May 6 about a teacher misconduct bill signed by the Iowa governor, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a Linn-Mar school district teacher had a...
OXFORD, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol has identified three children who died in a crash on Interstate 80 near Coralville after a truck hit a car trying to cross from westbound lanes to the...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison for the rest of his life on Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested...
3 people hospitalized after Cedar Rapids house fire
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say three people were taken to a hospital after a house fire in Cedar Rapids.
Firefighters say the front of the two-story house was engulfed in flames...
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A jury has convicted a Waterloo man kidnapping and trying to kill a woman by intentionally wrecking the car they were in last April.
Man who fell from Cedar Rapids construction site dies
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man who fell from a downtown Cedar Rapids construction site has died from his injuries, officials announced Tuesday.
Man guilty of trying to take internet domain at gunpoint
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Cedar Rapids man who had his cousin try to hijack an Internet domain at gunpoint has been convicted in federal court.
Woman sentenced for her role in email fraud scheme
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A woman from Colombia has been sentenced for her role in an email scheme that defrauded companies in Iowa and other states.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Census estimates show strong growth in the Des Moines metro area as well as the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas, but more than two-thirds of Iowa's counties have lost...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former DuPont manager to 3 ½ years in prison for stealing valuable trade secrets about its ethanol fuel business and giving them to a competitor...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two people who were killed when a train struck their sport utility vehicle in Cedar Rapids.
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Cedar Rapids police say train killed 2 people in SUV
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two people inside a sport utility vehicle died when it was struck by a train in Cedar Rapids.
The crash was reported around 4:20 p.m. Sunday near...
Officials say worker shocked at Cedar Rapids ADM plant
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a worker has been flown to an Iowa City hospital after being seriously hurt at a Cedar Rapids ADM corn processing plant.
Ex-treasurer charged with stealing from pro-rabbit group
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The former treasurer of a national group that promotes a specific breed of show rabbits has been charged with stealing more than $10,000 from the organization.
Flooding closes eastern Iowa trail at Cedar Rapids
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A 7-mile nature trail east of Cedar Rapids has been closed for repair following flood damage.
The city of Cedar Rapids says in a news release that the Sac and Fox...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a woman who died after a fire at her condominium complex in southwest Cedar Rapids.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police have arrested a man in the 2017 shooting death in a Cedar Rapids alley.
Cedar Rapids police said in a news release Wednesday that 19-year-old James Phillips...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say one person died after a fire broke out at a condominium complex in southwest Cedar Rapids.
Firefighters dispatched a little after 3 p.m. Tuesday...
Jury selection set to begin Monday in Fort Dodge slaying
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in Cedar Rapids for an Indiana man accused of a homicide in central Iowa's Fort Dodge.
Barriers in place to protect Cedar Rapids neighborhoods
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Barriers have been emplaced to protect some Cedar Rapids neighborhoods from floodwaters.
The National Weather Service says the Cedar River is expected to crest...
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Murder charged filed against Cedar Rapids arson suspect
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A murder charge has been filed against a man accused of setting a Cedar Rapids apartment fire.
Linn County District Court records say an amended criminal complaint...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City woman accused of stealing prescription drugs and violating patient confidentiality laws has pleaded guilty.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa-based transportation company has settled a disability discrimination lawsuit filed over what federal authorities was the company's refusal to accommodate a Navy...
Iowa authorities confirm body is that of missing man
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have confirmed that human remains found buried on the property of a Cedar Rapids home are those of a missing eastern Iowa man.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday that he welcomed the support of a super PAC even as many fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have rejected them,...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man suspected of setting a Cedar Rapids apartment fire that injured him and four others, including a firefighter.
At least 5 people injured in Cedar Rapids apartment blaze
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say at least four occupants and one firefighter were injured in a fire at an apartment building in central Cedar Rapids.
Disruptive jetliner passenger sentenced to prison
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Brazilian man who caused a jetliner flight to be diverted to Cedar Rapids has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.
Sentencing set for former school nurse in student sex case
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An April sentencing is scheduled for an eastern Iowa school nurse accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student.
Police say Cedar Rapids shooting victim died in hospital
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police say they're investigating the shooting of a 20-year-old man in Cedar Rapids as a homicide.
Police spokesman Greg Buelow says in a news release that Tenacious...
United Fire: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) _ United Fire Group Inc. (UFCS) on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $29.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
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Autopsy shows University of Iowa student died of hypothermia
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An autopsy shows a University of Iowa student found unresponsive last month in sub-zero temperatures died of hypothermia.
Iowa nurse sentenced to prison for stealing pain pills
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa nurse accused of stealing pain pills while working in a northern Iowa hospital has been sentenced to three years in federal prison.
Prosecutors say 58-year-old James Moorehead, of Mason City, was sentenced Wednesday in Cedar Rapids' federal courthouse.
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As Democratic field expands, Biden waits on the sidelines
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden will headline his first public event in about three weeks on Saturday— in Munich, Germany, nearly 5,000 miles from Iowa, site of the 2020 presidential campaign's first contest.
Warren takes on Trump, says he may not be ‘free’ in 2020
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Back in Iowa as a full-fledged presidential candidate, Democrat Elizabeth Warren took aim at President Donald Trump on Sunday, saying he "may not even be a free person" by next year's election.
The Massachusetts senator also urged fellow candidates to avoid letting Trump define the contours of the election with his personal and provocative attacks.
The Latest: Warren says Trump may not be ‘free’ in 2020
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, who is campaigning in Iowa (all times local):
Democrat Elizabeth Warren says President Donald Trump "may not even be a free person" by next year's election.
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Booker urges activists, leaders to heed social justice call
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — On his first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker urged Democratic activists and black leaders on Friday to heed his call for social justice and apply it to the fight for universal health care coverage and a fair criminal justice system.