Public Safety

Iowa DNR warns of hazards at Coralville Lake

CORALVILLE — Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials are warning boaters of potential hazards at Coralville Lake.

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Palo man faces numerous charges in stalking case

IOWA CITY — A Palo man has been arrested on a number of warrants related to a burglary and stalking case on the University of Iowa campus. ... »

Motorcyclist hurt while attempting to avoid ‘personal floatation devices’ in Central City

CENTRAL CITY — A Missouri woman was hospitalized Friday when she crashed her motorcycle trying to avoid items that had fallen off the back o ... »

Monticello man to serve 11 years in prison for sex with minors

CEDAR RAPIDS — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Monticello man to 11 years in prison for groping two 12-year-old girls and one 13-yea ... »

Kozak pleads not guilty in fatal Coral Ridge Mall shooting

IOWA CITY — The North Liberty man accused of fatally shooting a Cedar Rapids woman at the Coral Ridge Mall last month has pleaded not guilty ... »

Judge dismisses class-action lawsuit against Cedar Rapids traffic cameras

A federal judge Thursday dismissed a lawsuit contending the Cedar Rapids’ automated traffic camera program violates the law.

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Iowa law enforcement prepping for holiday

Law enforcement officers across Iowa will be increasing their enforcement over the Fourth of July weekend.

Data show that the driving dangers ... »

Police say Iowa City man had sex with 12-year-old

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City man is accused of having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl.

According to an Iowa City police criminal co ... »

Now in China, accused killer faces three judges — not one

IOWA CITY — When former University of Iowa student Xiangnan Li faces a homicide trial in his native China, he will be immersed in a criminal ... »

Robbery reported outside Cedar Rapids bank

CEDAR RAPIDS — Police are investigating a robbery that occurred outside of a bank Wednesday morning.

According to Cedar Rapids police, ... »

Paperless court filing system now complete in every county in Iowa

Court workers in all 99 Iowa counties can now file court documents online and residents, lawyers and law enforcement personnel in each county can n ... »

Former DeCoster employee gets probation for role in bribing egg inspector

CEDAR RAPIDS — The former marketing manager of an Iowa egg-production facility linked to a 2010 national Salmonella outbreak was sentenced t ... »

Unionized Linn prosecutors secure 7.45% wage boost

CEDAR RAPIDS — Fifteen assistant Linn County attorneys, who have organized into a new labor union bargaining unit to improve their pay, secu ... »

Law enforcement agencies push Branstad for statewide radio system

DES MOINES — State, county and local law enforcement officers joined first responders Tuesday in pushing for a $68 million statewide interop ... »

Survey: Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

By Kathryn Doyle, Reuters Health

Almost a third of American adults own a gun, but the rate varies widely by state and tops out at almost 62 p ... »