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Names released in Cedar Rapids attempted murder-suicide

Police on the scene of a shooting near Soutter Avenue and 40th Street SE in SE Cedar Rapids early Monday morning. (CBS2/FOX28) The Cedar Rapids Police Department has identified the people involved in an incident they are now labeling an attempted murder-suicide. The shooting happened at a residence

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2018-03-20 15:05:08

Potential for heavy snow is increasing

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - A late-season winter storm is going to hit eastern Iowa late Friday into Saturday, and the risk of heavy snow across parts of the area is getting higher. WHAT AND WHENRain showers develop by Friday evening. Rain will mix with or change over to snow Friday night. Slee

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-21 21:33:00

Quiet one more day, wintry weather arrives Friday night

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Temperatures will be well into the 40s by this afternoon and it should be another quiet day across eastern Iowa. A light band of rainfall may try and graze our far southwest communities, though much of this will be found over south-central Iowa. The system for Friday ni

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-22 12:28:00

Chase suspect found in hotel utility closet

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- It's something police warn people all of the time, don't leave your keys in your car with your vehicle unlocked. Well, that exact thing led to a Mercedes being stolen and the alleged culprit being found in a hotel utility closet. Cedar Rapids Police say before 2:30 p

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-22 02:13:00

Cedar Rapids Police need public's help as they investigate pedestrian's death

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Cedar Rapids police are asking witnesses of a pedestrian hit and killed to come forward and help them with their investigation. On Tuesday, March 13th, Lavell Robinson Junior was hit by a vehicle and killed in the 3200 block of 6th Street southwest around 11:40 p.m.

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-20 18:42:00

Autopsy cites natural causes for man's death in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Cedar Rapids officials say an autopsy shows a man whose body was found outside a building died of natural causes. The body was spotted around 2:45 p.m. Sunday near an empty commercial building that is used to handle overflows from a homeless shelter. Authorities have identi

KWWL - 2018-03-21 17:59:00

Medical marijuana providers bid to open new dispensaries in Iowa City area

Two companies have applied with the Iowa Department of Public Health to open new dispensaries in Iowa City and Coralville following legislation that will expand access to medical marijuana in the state. Iowa City patients who use medical marijuana may be able to get it locally as soon as this year.

DAILY-IOWAN.COM - 2018-03-22 05:22:39

March for Our Lives: Students in Cedar Rapids will rally against gun violence

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Survivors of last month's deadly shooting at a school in Parkland Florida are taking their fight for stricter gun control in D.C. and students in Eastern Iowa are following in their footsteps. This Saturday, they'll take part in the "March for Our Lives," demonstrat

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-22 10:45:00

Man dies, another wounded in Cedar Rapids shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Police say a man found dead outside a Cedar Rapids house is suspected of shooting a man found inside the home. Officers were sent there around 4:40 a.m. Monday. They say the man found dead outside died of what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot. The man inside was take


Man's body found in southwest Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Officials say a man's body has been found on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids. The body was found around 2:45 p.m. Sunday outside an empty commercial building that is used to handle overflows from a homeless shelter. Officials are investigating what they say is an unatten


Couple charged with child endangerment after hundreds of animals found in home

VINTON, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A couple has been charged with three counts of Child Endangerment each after a search warrant found hundreds of animals in a Vinton home. On January 16, police and assisting agencies found around 700 animals, dead and alive, in the home of Barbara and Marshall Galkowski o

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-21 17:55:00

4 taken to hospital after crash near Tiffin

TIFFIN, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Authorities say a 15-year-old female was driving on Highway 6 west of Tiffin when her vehicle went into the other lane and hit another car head-on around 3:20 p.m. March 19. The 15-year-old's vehicle hit a 36-year-old woman's vehicle. The 36-year-old's vehicle had an 11-y

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-20 17:27:00

Iowa City Council extends deadline for Iowa City Marketplace TIF requirements

The Iowa City Council has agreed to give owners of the Iowa City Marketplace more time to meet missed requirements in order to receive $1.75 million in tax increment financing rebates. The council voted unanimously Tuesday to amend its original agreement, approved in November 2014, and extend deadli

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2018-03-21 04:57:31

Cedar Rapids Police identify victim in fatal traffic accident as Coralville man

Police in Cedar Rapids have identified the victim of a fatal traffic accident earlier this month as a man from Coralville. On March 13, at 11:40 p.m., police found a man already deceased in the road at the 3200 block of 6th St. in Cedar Rapids. He was later identified as Lavell Robinson Jr., 29, of

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2018-03-20 21:23:27

One dead after shooting at a Cedar Rapids home

Police in Cedar Rapids say a "domestic situation" early this morning on the city's southeast side left one man dead and another injured. Investigators believe a 30 year old man shot himself and later died - after he shot a 35 year old man inside a home. The man inside the home is expected to survive


Iowa man sentenced to federal prison in child sex case

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - A 30-year old northern Iowa man convicted of sexually exploiting a child and extorting the minor has been sentenced to more than 28 years in federal prison. Prosecutors say Jason Marvets, of Eagle Grove, was sentenced Tuesday after earlier pleading guilty to one count of se

KWWL - 2018-03-21 01:34:00

Police: Marijuana products, other drugs found in man's car

Iowa City Police have charged a Cedar Rapids man after finding a variety of drugs and selling materials in his car. At 2:23 a.m. Tuesday, police arrested Darian Gossett, 21, on Highway 218. He was initially pulled over for speeding, the complaint said. When police searched his vehicle, they found mo

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2018-03-20 14:01:11

CRPD looking for witness in fatal pedestrian crash

The Cedar Rapids Police Department are looking to speak anyone inside a vehicle they believe could add more details to their investigation of a fatal pedestrian crash last week. Investigators said 29-year-old Lavell Robinson Jr. of Coralville was taken to Mercy Medical Center after he was hit by a

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2018-03-20 11:50:02

Body found in Cedar Rapids - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

An eastern Iowa police department is trying to learn more information, after man's body was found outside. Cedar Rapids police say they were called to 505 33rd Ave SW at 2:45 p.m. for an unresponsive man. Police determined the man was dead. We're working to learn more information about this incident


Cloudy, cool weather this afternoon

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Today's weather is a lot cloudier and cooler than yesterday. Highs will be stuck in the middle 30s to around 40, but at least we don't have a strong wind to deal with. Tomorrow's looking nicer with partial sunshine and highs in the middle 40s. A bit more cloudcover s

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-20 18:38:00