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4 charged after fight involving dozens outside of Cedar Rapids apartment

Police charged four people with disorderly conduct: 19-year-old Caige Theis, 21-year-old Deandre Daniels Jr., 19-year-old Davon Browning, and a 16-year-old boy.

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2018-08-15 15:55:44

Woman pleads guilty to selling at least five pounds of methamphetamine while living in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --A woman originally from Newport News, Virginia, has been convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.


Eastern Iowa authorities search for missing Iowa boy

Braxten has brown hair, brown eyes, weighs about 150 pounds and is approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall.

KCCI.COM - 2018-08-15 20:32:00

Crash leaves pedestrian with life-threatening injuries

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --Cedar Rapids police say a hit and run crash pinned someone who was walking across the street on the city's northeast side.The crash happened at 10:58 p.m. Thursday at 1618 Park Towne Lane Northeast. Police say the pedestrian went to a nearby hospital for treatment for

KCRG.COM - 2018-08-17 00:26:00

Acosta and Finkel shut out Peoria, Cedar Rapids wins 4-0

In the first inning, Cedar Rapids took a 3-0 lead after Ben Rodriguez hit a two-run double and Andrew Bechtold drew a bases-loaded walk. The Kernels scored again in the second inning when Ryan Jeffers hit an RBI double, bringing home Akil Baddoo.

SHORELINEMEDIA.NET - 2018-08-17 04:35:16

Two convicted for bringing pounds of meth into Cedar Rapids

Marty Brian Robbins, age 55, of Marion, Iowa, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Robbins’ co-defendant, Valerie Lee Kupka, age 42, of Clutier, Iowa, had previously been convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine on Aug. 10.


Cedar Rapids Kernels ends scoreless streak, then end winless streak

The Cedar Rapids Kernels dropped the completion of a suspended game Thursday night, 4-2, to Peoria at Veterans Memorial Stadium but won the ensuing seven-inning affair, 4-0.

THEGAZETTE.COM - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Iowa City Police looking for men connected to downtown sexual assault

A security photo shows three men leaving the Capitol Street Ramp on July 29. (photo courtesy Iowa City Police Department)IOWA CITY, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) —Iowa City Police are asking for help identifying three men they say were involved in a sexual assault last month.A security photo shows three men lea

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2018-08-16 11:23:51

How a Des Moines teacher made a drive to college possible for an Iowa teen

Hope and his daughter Liv, who was also learning to drive, met with Kamanda a couple of times a week this summer for driving lessons.

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2018-08-16 22:52:00

Rockwell Collins employees voting on possible strike

Some employees at Rockwell Collins are voting whether or not to authorize a strike after an arbitrator found the company improperly outsourced custodial work.In 2016, Rockwell Collinsdecided to eliminate 62 custodial positionsand outsourced the work to lower-paid contract workers. Last month an arbi

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2018-08-15 19:18:12

Mexican man sentenced for document fraud in Cedar Rapids

During the trial, evidence showed Lopez-Garcia sued a fraudulent green card with a number assigned to a woman born in Cuba in 1934 when he filled out an employment form on November 18, 2016, at a business in Cedar Rapids.


4 arrested in Cedar Rapids brawl involving 40-50 people

"The officer that was there in 4 minutes, he would testify that he was afraid to get out of his car," said Ida Johnson.


Fire at Cedar Rapids apartment building on E Avenue originated by air conditioner or extension cord

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --Firefighters were called to 903 E Avenue NW at 5:49 p.m. Monday.When authorities arrived on scene they found smoke coming from the eaves and fire showing in second story windows of the two-story residential building with rental units inside.Firefighters were able to c


School officials unveil new renovations at Iowa City West High

Funded in part through SAVE, the 1 cent sales tax, the $12 million dollar renovation project offers more space for students to work and play, including a new air-conditioned weight room, dance room and practice gym.

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2018-08-15 22:38:20

Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Dept. to hold back-to school swim at Noelridge

During the Last Gasp! Back-to-School Swim, there will be games, relays, and an inflatable castle.


17-year-old injured in Cedar Rapids shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX280 —A 17-year-old is recovering after being hit by gunfire early Sunday morning.Cedar Rapids Police say they were called to the intersection of 15th St and 7th Avenue SE for a report of shots fired around 12:15 a.m. Upon arrival, they found a 17-year-old boy with a non-l


Cedar Rapids Community School District to add permanent substitute teachers to buildings

"We faced a big sub shortage in our system," said Dr. Carlos Grant, the executive director for middle schools for the Cedar Rapids Community School District.

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2018-08-15 19:45:41

Cedar Rapids Fire Department responds to fire at apartment building

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -Cedar Rapids Fire Department was called to 2131 Blarisferry Rd. for a report of a fire at at multi-family home.Authorities say people were trapped in the apartment building.When emergency crews arrived, firefighters started dousing the fire and police officers used a ladder to r


3 people hospitalized after Cedar Rapids building blaze

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-08-15 12:01:10

3 people taken to hospital after fire on Blairs Ferry Road

Area Ambulance Service, Hiawatha Police Department, and Hiawatha Rescue assisted at the scene.