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Man fleeing Waterloo cops jumps in river

WATERLOO - A Waterloo man wanted for violating probation led authorities on a chase into the Cedar River on Sunday morning. According to court records, Daniel Allen Reiners, 35, had a warrant for allegedly failing to meet with his probation officer after pleading to a misdemeanor marijuana charge in

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2017-09-18 16:00:00

Waterloo sex offender arrested on gun charge following chase

WATERLOO - A sex offender led Waterloo police on a brief chase Sunday morning, apparently dropping a loaded gun as he fled. Police arrested Chriz Hilton Wooten, 38, of 425 Charles St., for felony eluding, felon in possession of a firearm, interference while armed, carrying weapons, possession of mar

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2017-09-18 20:45:00

Kapler to run for at-large seat

The race for the at-large seat on the Waverly City Council is heating up. Two political novices have thrown their hats into the ring so far, prior to the Sept. 21 deadline for filing. Gerald Kapler, 71, a retired grocery store manager, and Dr. Ann Rathe, a psychiatrist, will face off on Nov. 7 for t

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Figura, Reed, Kent run at Rich Engel Classic

During Monday night's Waverly City Council study session, a lengthy discussion, which included two members of the Waverly Airport Commission, was held about the operations of the Waverly Municipal Airport. How do you see the future of the city's airport? Please include some comments.

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Charges pending in Shell Rock crash

SHELL ROCK -- An Ionia woman was transported to the hospital following a crash in Shell Rock Monday. Anna Schmitz, 42, was transported to Waverly Health Center following the crash, reported about 6:40 a.m. on Highway 3 within the Shell Rock city limits. The Iowa State Patrol said she was eastbound o

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2017-09-19 09:53:00

Happy Dogs in downtown Waterloo

The door opens and the visitor steps inside. Curiosity gets the best of Oliver and he trots over, followed by a dozen other wagging tails, to check things out. Finding much ado about nothing, the 150-pound Neopolitan mastiff ambles away, canine crew in tow, for another round of play. Such are the da

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2017-09-19 00:00:00

Plainfield man arrested on sex abuse charges

PLAINFIELD - Bremer County sheriff's deputies have arrested a rural Plainfield man following a sex abuse investigation that spanned several months. Dale Richard Deuell, 61, was arrested Sept. 14 for two counts of second-degree sexual abuse. He was taken to the Bremer County Jail and later released o

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2017-09-18 20:30:00

University Avenue traffic changes cause confusion

A construction project on a busy road in eastern Iowa is once again looking different tonight. University Avenue in Cedar Falls has new roundabouts that drivers are now getting accustomed to. The most recent changes have some drivers confused. Right now construction crews are working to fix the cur

KWWL - 2017-09-19 00:45:00

Role of mayor debated in one city

One of the largest Eastern Iowa cities is looking at the top leadership roles and possibly making changes. Cedar Falls has been considering a part-time mayor for years. During recent discussions, city council members noticed what some call over-lapping, and conflicting job description, between the m

KWWL - 2017-09-19 06:37:00

Cedar Falls kindergarteners training service dog "Victor"

Some eastern Iowa Kindergarteners are training a service dog. And in this case, the dog becomes the student. It's called "Victor's Quest." Cedar Heights Elementary teacher Marit Beisner is fostering a service dog. She brings the dog in to her kindergarten class every week. Together, she and the st

KWWL - 2017-09-19 15:41:00

Cedar Falls officials clash over mayor's job

CEDAR FALLS - A majority of the City Council Monday night voted to remove the words "full time" from the city code's description of the mayor's job. However, they said, that doesn't mean the mayor is part time. Or full time. Just whatever it takes to do the job. While advocates said they were merely

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2017-09-19 08:15:00

Dog and deer in River, Cedar Falls

CEDAR FALLS --- A dog swam out into the Cedar River to bark at a deer that was wading in the... Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2017-09-18 20:30:00

Post-vigil protest for slain Georgia Tech student; 3 arrests

(AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles). Police block off streets in front of a police station at Georgia Tech where protests happened earlier and at least one police car was burned on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Atlanta. Protesters were demonstrating against the sho... (AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles). A vigil stands on

KWWL - 2017-09-19 11:52:00

More St. Louis protests expected Tuesday after quiet night

(David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Hundreds of protesters stand outside of the St. Louis city jail on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The protesters chanted "free our people" outside the jail on Monday night to show solidarity with those who remain... (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP

KWWL - 2017-09-19 09:02:00

The Latest: Man accused of 2 deaths linked to 3rd shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Latest on the killings of two black men in Baton Rouge (all times local): 11 a.m. Louisiana authorities say a white man accused of killing two black men has been linked to third shooting in which he fired on the house of an African-American family in his neighborhood. No

KWWL - 2017-09-19 18:52:00

Police say Council Bluffs man tried to run over officer

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - A Council Bluffs man faces an attempted murder charge for allegedly trying to run over a police officer in an attempt to escape authorities. The Daily Nonpareil reports that 27-year-old Jamie Kennedy was arrested Sept. 12 in connection to the June 2 incident. He was being

KWWL - 2017-09-19 18:40:00

Iowa sheriff's office issues warning about warrant scam

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa sheriff's office is warning residents about a scam involving callers who demand money from people to take care of outstanding arrest warrants. The Polk County sheriff's office said Tuesday that the perpetrators are using the names of current Polk County sheriff's empl

KWWL - 2017-09-19 18:50:00

Florida's Irma outages continue despite power grid upgrades

Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tonesTrump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones President Donald Trump uses debut at the United Nations to urge the 193-nation organization to reform but trimming bureaucracy and costs.More >> President Donald Trump uses debut at the

KWWL - 2017-09-19 18:26:00

The person named most dangerous online might surprise you

AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) - One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory - she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday that Lavigne, whose la

KWWL - 2017-09-19 17:27:00

Some Iowa businesses pledge to keep $10.10 minimum wage

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Some businesses in an eastern Iowa county are pledging to retain a $10.10 base wage for their employees, despite the Legislature nullifying the local minimum wage boost. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted two years ago to use

KWWL - 2017-09-19 17:09:00