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Man arrested after Waterloo house hit by gunfire (VIDEO)

WATERLOO - One person has been arrested for allegedly shooting at a house overnight. Residents were home at 213 Denver St. when several bullets struck around 9:48 p.m. Tuesday, but no injuries were reported. Officers noticed a vehicle in the 100 block of Western Avenue, and they found a .45-caliber

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-03-21 15:25:00

Waterloo man arrested in string of robberies, sex assaults

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) -- Police in northwestern Iowa have arrested and charged a man suspected in a string of convenience store robberies in Waterloo during which at least two clerks were sexually assaulted. The Courier reports 25-year-old Jamar Ronod Wise was arrested Tuesday as he entered a Waterloo

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-21 23:04:00

Emergency crews on scene of Waterloo hit-and-run

Emergency crews are on scene of a hit-and-run incident at a parking lot on Broadway and Conger in Waterloo. Waterloo police say a fight in the parking lot of Express Laundry prompt the driver to leave abruptly and hit a teenage male. There were no serious injuries, however the male who was hit was

KWWL - 2018-03-22 18:47:00

4-8 inches of snow expected Friday and Saturday

WATERLOO -- A winter storm watch was issued Thursday for much of north central and northeastern Iowa, including the Cedar Valley, for several inches of snow and possible ice beginning Friday evening. Rain that is expected to begin Friday will transition to snow in northern Iowa by mid-evening Friday

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-03-22 16:45:00

Operation Locate: Missing Waterloo woman

WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Waterloo Police are asking for help locating a 43-year-old woman last seen around 6 p.m. Sunday at 544 Archer Street in Waterloo. According to an Operation Locate Alert Notification, Catherine Deloris Robertson is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 253 pounds, has brown eye

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-20 22:57:00

Melvina Scott remembered for tenacity, compassion

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. WATERLOO - Melvina Scott fought for those who couldn't fight for themselves. She didn't mind being "in the arena," but didn't need to be center stage. And she almost always fought her battles with a smile. That's how friends and contemporaries remember S

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-03-22 07:45:00

2 in Iowa charged after around 700 living and dead animals found in home with children

VINTON, Iowa - Around 700 living and dead animals were found after a search warrant was executed in a small eastern Iowa town. Barbara and Marshall Galkowski are facing four counts of animal neglect and three counts of child endangerment after being found with animals of varying specials confined t

KIMT - 2018-03-21 21:48:00

UPDATE: Man charged in Waterloo store robberies, sex attacks

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Buy Now WATERLOO - A Waterloo man has been arrested in a string of store robberies, and he is accused of sexually attacking employees in two of the crimes. Police said Tuesday that Jamar Ronod Wise, 25, of 430 Reed St., was behind four holdups at Waterlo


Waterloo man who was acquitted in 2016 homicide pleads to drug charges

WATERLOO - A Waterloo man who was acquitted of murder charges in a February trial has pleaded guilty to an unrelated drug charge. Shavondes Shavez Martin, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver on March 5 in Black Hawk County District Court. Sentencing will


UPDATE: Waterloo police locate missing 43-year-old

UPDATE: Waterloo Police have located Catherine Deloris Robertson. According to police, she was located safe in Waterloo. -------------------------------------------------------- Waterloo Police are looking for Catherine Deloris Robertson, 43, who was last seen March 18 at 544 Archer Street. Robertso

KWWL - 2018-03-20 23:52:00

Waterloo drug user sentenced to federal prison

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Kamechie Coffer: CEDAR RAPIDS -- A man who unlawfully possessed a loaded handgun and ammunition was sentenced on Monday to nearly a year in a federal prison. Kamechie Coffer, 20, originally from Mississippi but now residing in Waterloo, received the pri


City staff vents frustration at claims by Waterloo councilwoman

WATERLOO -- Tempers flared Monday when a council member again accused the city of dumping untreated sewage into the Cedar River. Councilwoman Margaret Klein on Monday repeated her previous assertion the city accepted waste trucked in from the city of Aplington that led sewage being bypassed to the r


Waterloo man arrested in weekend assault

WATERLOO - A Waterloo man has been arrested after he allegedly pulled a man out of car in a convenience store parking lot over the weekend. Blake Matthew Washburn, 21, of 3820 Memory Lane, was arrested Sunday for second-degree burglary and simple assault. Bond was set at $10,500. He had been arreste


One injured in weekend shooting in Waterloo

WATERLOO - One woman was injured in a shooting at a nightclub over the weekend. Amber Day, 27, was leaving the Old Skool Lounge, 120 Sumner St., around 1 a.m. Sunday when gunfire broke out, according to police. A number shots were fired, and one bullet struck Day in the upper arm. She was taken to a


Waterloo mayor, council asked to support medical cannabis dispensary

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. WATERLOO - A company hoping to open a medical marijuana dispensary near Crossroad Center has asked the city for an endorsement. Aaron Boshart, of Des Moines-based Iowa Cannabis Co., asked Waterloo City Council members and the mayor for a letter of suppor


Man arrested after thousands of dollars' worth of stolen property found in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- One person has been arrested and charged with theft and burglary after authorities found stolen property at storage sheds on March 7. Independence Police officers saw a suspicious car leaving storage sheds at 701 20th Avenue SW at around 3:10 a.m. March 3. After con


Woman injured after shooting in Waterloo

One woman is injured after a weekend shooting in Waterloo. According to police documents, it happened around 1 a.m. on Sunday at the Old Skool Lounge. Police responded to reports of shots fire. Police confirm a woman was shot in the arm and has non-life threatening injuries. Stay with KWWL as this s


Downtown Waterloo's oldest bar closes its doors

WATERLOO - Well after downtown Waterloo's mid-century heyday, and well before its revitalization, Mark Sinnwell decided to take a chance on an old pub called The Boardroom and make it his own. The year was 1996, and there were no other bars downtown, Sinnwell said - Smitty's Bar, on Jefferson Street


Waterloo wins federal grant for African-American historic study

WATERLOO - The city of Waterloo has received an additional grant - this one from the National Park Service - to study the neighborhood where the bulk of the city's African-American community settled a century ago, along with other ethnic groups. The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Park Servi


Woman pulled from Waterloo house fire that killed 2 has died

Firefighters work at the site of a blaze in Waterloo, Iowa, on Thursday. At least three people died in the fire.Jeff Reinitz, The Waterloo Courier via The Associated Press WATERLOO, Iowa - Officials say the injured mother of two children killed in a Waterloo house fire also has died. The Courier rep