Public Safety

Four arrested after Iowa City break-in

IOWA CITY — Four would-be vigilantes are accused of burglary.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, shortly after 9 p.m. ... »

Changing the ‘rape culture’

IOWA CITY — As an undergraduate at the University of Iowa in 2003, Kira Pasquesi became a victim of sex assault. She told friends. And those ... »

Cedar Rapids responder questions charges against Red Cross

CEDAR RAPIDS — Though a news report cast has doubt on how the Red Cross responded to Superstorm Sandy in 2012, and suggested the disaster re ... »

Midamar founder remains "mute" in plea to 19 federal charges  

CEDAR RAPIDS — The founder of Midamar Corp. chose to “stand mute” when asked to enter a plea to the 19 counts of misbranding R ... »

Mother aims to ban K-2 after losing son to drug

By Trish Mehaffey, The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — Gwen Meek watched her son Jerrald slowly change after he started using K-2. It altered h ... »

Waterloo teens charged in robbery at Cedar Rapids Sears store

CEDAR RAPIDS — Two Waterloo teens face charges after a robbery at Sears.

According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, two subjects ... »

Two arrested after hit and run, chase in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — A traffic stop for expired registration turned into a chase in southwest Cedar Rapids Thursday afternoon.

Officers trie ... »

Cedar Rapids man’s trial in HIV related case rescheduled

CEDAR RAPIDS — A trial has been reset to December for a Cedar Rapids man accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy in 2011.

A ... »

Marion man accused of using fake names to solicit minor girls

MARION — Two 15-year-old girls led police to a 39-year-old Marion man who not only solicited sex and explicit photos from them but also used ... »

Appeal denied for Zyriah Schlitter in daughter's 2010 death

CEDAR RAPIDS — An appeal was denied Wednesday for a Cedar Rapids man convicted last year in the death of his 17-month-old daughter.

Th ... »

Three Cedar Rapids men charged in liquor store robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS — Three Cedar Rapids men are accused of robbing a liquor store Tuesday night.

Cedar Rapids police officers responded to a ... »

Arrest made in fatal Waterloo shooting

WATERLOO — The Waterloo Police Department has made an arrest in a fatal August shooting.

Lt. Michael McNamee said Tuesday that 36-year ... »

UIHC feels ‘very well prepared’ for Ebola

IOWA CITY — Infectious disease experts at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics said Tuesday that they’ve been honing procedur ... »

University of Iowa students: Ending sexual violence is ‘on us’

IOWA CITY — Dozens of students crossing the University of Iowa campus on Tuesday halted their course at an unassuming table to sign a clipbo ... »

20-year-old receives deferred judgment for sexual abuse

CEDAR RAPIDS — Parents of a girl who was sexually abused at 13 said in a victim’s impact statement Tuesday that their “young, ... »

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