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Prosecutor: Brandon Schaul admitted to being impaired the night he crashed into oncoming vehicle

CEDAR RAPIDS — Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden said it comes down to one issue for the jurors to decide — was Brandon Schaul ... »

Clinton man was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for child porn

A 31-year-old Clinton man was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for child pornography Thursday in Davenport.

U.S. District Judge Stepha ... »

Pharmacologist testifies Brandon Schaul wasn’t drunk night of fatal crash

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Chicago pharmacologist testified Brandon Schaul wasn’t intoxicated by drugs or alcohol May 18, 2013 when he crashed ... »

Father testifies about toddler's severe injuries from 2013 crash

Christopher Denny started tearing up as he told jurors Wednesday about the night he found out his wife died and his 3-year-old daughter Izabella wo ... »

Applicants for next 6th Judicial District judge will interview Wednesday

LINN COUNTY — Applicants for 6th Judicial District judge position will be interviewed Wednesday in Linn County.

Chief Judge Patrick Gr ... »

Brandon Schaul told deputies he was intoxicated in 2013 crash

CEDAR RAPIDS — The last thing Rachel Denny, 26, of Coggon, saw before she died was likely the glare of headlights coming at her van in the ea ... »

Cedar Rapids meth trafficker to serve 35 years in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man who was the leader of a methamphetamine trafficking ring was sentenced Monday to 35 years in federal priso ... »

Cedar Rapids mother files lawsuit in son’s death last year

Willie Mercer was looking forward to parole, so he could reunite with his young daughter and son after serving time for a burglary he committed whe ... »

Schloss scheduled to go to trial in April

IOWA CITY — The Iowa City man accused of abusing an intoxicated woman and recording it is scheduled to go to trial in April.

Accordin ... »

Iowa City man accused of recording sexual assaults pleads not guilty

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City man facing 40 charges relating to accusations that he recorded himself having sex acts with an intoxicated and inca ... »

Settlement reached in Washington County jail lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Iowa — A settlement has been reached between Washington County and a former jail inmate who was sexually assaulted by another in ... »

Cedar Rapids man turns himself in after 20 years on the lam for LSD dealing    

Cedar Rapids — It still remains unclear why a Cedar Rapids man, who had been on the lam since 1994, unexpectedly turned himself into the Linn ... »

Judge declines to dismiss Iowa State pro-marijuana free speech lawsuit

A lawsuit accusing Iowa State University administrators, including President Steven Leath, of censoring a pro-marijuana student group’s righ ... »

Disbarred Cedar Rapids lawyer to serve 4 years in federal prison for fraud

A federal judge Tuesday sentenced a Cedar Rapids disbarred lawyer, who stole thousands from clients for gambling, to the most prison time allowed, ... »

Former Midamar manager pleads guilty to making false USDA shipping certificates

A former Midamar operations manager pleaded guilty to making and delivering false USDA marks of inspection of shipments of Halal beef in federal co ... »

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