Public Safety

Sheriffs: Repeat of controversial Tulsa shooting unlikely here

As more details emerge about the fatal shooting involving a Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputy — including that some of the ... »

Man accused of colliding with Cedar Rapids city vehicle identified

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Hiawatha man faces a vehicular homicide charge after the city employee police say he struck while fleeing an officer died S ... »

Judge resentences Denum Null to 75 years for robbery, killing

A judge resentenced Denum Null, convicted of robbing and killing a man when he was 16-years-old, to the same 75-year prison term he was sentenced t ... »

Three face robbery charges after Iowa City purse snatching

IOWA CITY — Three men face robbery charges for an alleged purse snatching.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, officers ... »

Stolen Boys and Girls Club van found in West Des Moines

CEDAR RAPIDS — The van stolen from the Boys and Girls Club earlier this month has been recovered in West Des Moines.

A break-in occurr ... »

Cedar Rapids city worker suffers life threatening injuries in crash

CEDAR RAPIDS — A City of Cedar Rapids Water Division employee has life threatening injuries after his city vehicle was hit broadside by a fl ... »

Cedar Rapids police release surveillance video of Boys & Girls Club burglary suspect

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a suspect involved in the burglary of a Boys & ... »

Judge: Marion couple who operated elder home guilty of neglect, abuse of residents

A judge found former operators of a Marion elder care home guilty of charges involving locking or barricading residents with dementia and Alzheimer ... »

North Liberty residents found with stolen equipment, drugs

NORTH LIBERTY — Two North Liberty residents face multiple felonies after police found stolen equipment and drugs at their residence.

A ... »

Man accused of stealing bike from Iowa City police storage

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City man is accused of stealing a bike from an Iowa City police storage area.

According to an Iowa City police cri ... »

Marshal’s Office operation nets more than 30 arrests in northern Iowa

A six-week operation by the U.S. Marshal’s Office led to more than 30 arrests of violent offenders and fugitives in northern Iowa.

On ... »

Evansdale council votes to fire police chief

EVANSDALE — Evansdale Police Chief Kent Smock, who led the department during the ongoing missing cousins case, was fired Tuesday night.

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Iowa DOT to review crash history at Benton County intersection

BENTON COUNTY — The state Department of Transportation is looking into the intersection that was the scene of a crash that killed five people ... »

Fire does ‘significant’ damage to front of North Liberty home

NORTH LIBERTY — A Monday afternoon fire started under a deck and quickly spread.

Firefighters responded at 2:27 p.m. to the 600 block ... »

North Liberty police officer spots burning home

NORTH LIBERTY — Quick actions and a little luck may have saved a North Liberty home after it was struck by lightning early Monday morning. ... »