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$5,000 reward offered in Cedar Rapids murder

Cedar Rapids Police say a reward is being offered for information about a recent homicide. On September 17, Kenneth Everett was shot at a home on 17th St. SE, and he ended up dying as a result. Gabriel Thomas was also shot, she is expected to recover from the shooting. Police say several shots were

KWWL - 2017-09-21 23:44:00

Cedar Rapids man facing child pornography charges

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Federal authorities have charged a Cedar Rapids man with distribution, receipt, and possession of child pornography. A federal indictment states 30-year-old Craig Watters in 2014 had child pornography on a computer. It also states Watters was previously convicted of

KCRG.COM - 2017-09-22 23:56:00

Mexico raises earthquake death toll to 293, relatives keep vigil amid search for survivors

Rescue personnel look through a photo album as they work in rescue operations in the rubble of a building felled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the Ciudad Jardin neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Thousands of professionals and volunteers are working frantically at dozens of w

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 17:06:51

Lemi Tilahun, 27, announces bid for Cedar Rapids mayor

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids man who has been active in political campaigns is running for mayor. Lemi Tilahun, 27, said he is running to be involved in and inspire a new era of leadership with a focus on youth engagement. "I am not unhappy with the current state of the city," Tilahun said. "I just

THEGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-22 00:20:00

Cedar Rapids police receive donation for K-9 vest

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids K-9 officer will get a ballistic vest thanks to a donation from the Daughters of the American Revolution. Public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said on Friday that the Cedar Rapids Police Department received a check for $2,500 from the Mayflower Chapter of the Daughters o

THEGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-22 20:52:00

Xavier High School rallies for #TeamGus

#TeamGus signs have been seen at Xavier High School football games this season. Gus Fuhrman, a junior at the school, is in need of a kidney transplant. (Photo courtesy of Xavier High School) Students, staff, and the entire extended community at Xavier High School are rallying around one of their own

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 21:36:59

Live: Trump dives into Senate runoff in Alabama, addresses Strange rally

President Donald Trump gestures as he walks to board Air Force One to travel to Huntsville, Ala., for a campaign rally for Senate candidate Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Morristown, N.J. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Donald Trump is plunging into a Republican r

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 19:59:33

IT surpasses The Exorcist to become North America's biggest horror movie ever

BILL SKARSGRD as Pennywise in New Line Cinema's horror thriller "IT," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. The IT movie revamp has become North America's highest-grossing horror film in box office history. The new adaptation of the Stephen King thriller, starring Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise, the scary c

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 23:13:07

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman says he's 'Stronger' than before

Jeff Bauman is a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the center of a Hollywood film. (Credit: Circa) (CIRCA) - Jeff Bauman never imagined he'd become an American hero, nonetheless, the center of a Hollywood film. But that's where life has taken the now 31-year-old following the 2013 Bos

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 18:56:21

Official: Iowa's elections system targeted but not breached

Iowa's top elections official says there were "attempted outside intrusions" on the state's elections system last year, but no breaches. Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate says the federal government contacted his office Friday to confirm the attempt. Pate says nothing was compromised or hacked. The

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 18:48:04

Disabled war veteran reunited with lost dog after two years

Vietnam War veteran John Adams and his dog, Rocky Joe, were reunited two years after someone took Rocky Joe from Adams' yard. (WSYX/WTTE) It's a reunion two years in the making. John Adams waited anxiously Thursday afternoon for the return of the miniature Doberman Pinscher he fondly refers to as hi

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 18:28:12

New questions about whether social media sites like Facebook should be regulated

FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook has unwittingly allowed groups backed by the Russian government to target users with ads. Now it is under siege, facing questions from lawmakers and others seeking to rein in its power and de

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 18:27:22

Tennessee man found guilty of murdering 20-year-old nursing student Holly Bobo

Zach Adams in court for his jury trial in the kidnapping, rape, and murder of nursing student Holly Bobo on April 13, 2011. PHOTO: WZTV FOX 17 News Nashville. UPDATE: Zach Adams, accused of the kidnapping, rape, and murder of nursing student Holly Bobo has been found guilty on all counts by a jury.

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 17:51:24

Reports: Kylie Jenner is pregnant

The Met Gala 2017 - Arrivals Featuring: Kylie Jenner Where: New York, New York, United States When: 01 May 2017 Credit: WENN.com Kylie Jenner is pregnant, according to TMZ. The celebrity news site reportedly confirmed the reality-show star is expecting a baby with current boyfriend Travis Scott. TMZ

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 17:29:09

Police search for suspect of high school shooting in Colorado Springs

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Police are looking for the suspect responsible for a shooting at Doherty High School in Colorado Springs. A police department spokesperson said the area was currently secure but the search for the suspect was ongoing. School District 11 told Sinclair that the

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 17:26:44

Raccoon jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride

This Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017, image released by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows a van dash camera showing a raccoon on a windshield. Officer Chris Frabbiele was responding to an accident scene in a van used by police to investigate crashes when the raccoon landed on it late Wednesday n

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 16:07:53

Sheriff: Stop calling 911, 'body' is Halloween display

First responders rushed into what they thought was a heinous crime scene after dispatchers received a chilling 911 call Wednesday morning, but it turned out to be a Halloween joke (Photo: Greene County Sheriff's Dept.) GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee sheriff's office is asking people not to ca

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 15:29:34

Education Department scraps Obama-era campus sexual assault guidelines

The Secretary of the Department of Education announced Friday the department will rescind Obama-era guidelines relating to sexual assault on university campuses. (File). President Donald Trump's administration Friday got rid of Obama-era guidelines on investigating campus sexual assault and replace

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 15:19:42

Pumpkin truck causes fiery crash on highway

According to investigators, the driver was able to get out of the vehicle and wasn't injured, but the pumpkins also caught fire and then spilled out onto the interstate (Photo: CNN Newsource) PASCO Co., Fl. (WSET) -- Florida highway crews are working on a big repair job after crash on I-75 Friday mo

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 14:52:41

First lady does some gardening in White House kitchen garden

First lady Melania Trump participates in an harvesting and planting event with the Boys and Girls Club of Washington in the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Melania Trump, gar

CBS2IOWA.COM - 2017-09-22 14:41:06