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Two attorneys nominated to fill district judge vacancy

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids attorney and an Iowa City attorney were selected Wednesday by the 6th Judicial District Nominating Commission ... »

DHS worker charged with assaulting two children

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Department of Human Services child protective worker in Linn County was recently charged with assaulting two children, ages ... »

Hubbard woman to serve over 3 years in federal prison for bank fraud 

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Hubbard woman who forged court documents for a bank loan and a fraudulent letter from a U.S. Department of Justice official ... »

Trial set May 2015 for Waterloo man accused of killing ex-girlfriend  

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Waterloo man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body on a gravel road near Walker will be tried May 5 i ... »

Iowa Supreme Court won’t take up Swenka case

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Iowa Supreme Court will not review the sentence of a North Liberty man who caused a 2011 car crash near Tiffin that kille ... »

22-year-old Marion man will serve life in prison for kidnapping, sex assault

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 22-year-old Marion man was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the kidnapping, sexual assault and stabbing of a 2 ... »

Iowa Supreme Court upholds Cedar Rapids man's kidnapping conviction as sexual offense

By Trish Mehaffey, The Gazette

The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a Cedar Rapids man’s kidnapping conviction in 2011 as a “sexua ... »

Psychiatrists say Gordon Lasley suffered from delusions

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Tama County man accused of killing his parents with a machete believed he was infected with AIDS and syphilis, which was a ... »

AARP Iowa encourages seniors to learn about new power of attorney act

DES MOINES — Anthony Carroll has heard the horror stories of seniors being victimized by power of attorney abuse.

In one case, a famil ... »

City says traffic camera plaintiffs have no legal right to sue

CEDAR RAPIDS — A motion was recently filed in federal court by the City of Cedar Rapids and the company that provides traffic camera service ... »

Former Hawkeye Sash fined $65 for scooter incident

OSKALOOSA — Former Hawkeye Tyler Sash has pleaded guilty to public intoxication for an incident in May, according to court records.

Sa ... »

Marion man pleads guilty to soliciting a 13-year-old girl 

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 40-year-old Marion man pleaded guilty Friday to soliciting a 13-year-old girl for sex in 2010.

Dustin Bumbarger plead ... »

Trial reset to January for Cedar Rapids man accused of killing his wife  

CEDAR RAPIDS — A trial has been reset to January for a Cedar Rapids man accused of killing his wife in June.

Shawn Crowley, 43, charg ... »

What Cheer man sentenced for killing bald eagle

DES MOINES — A What Cheer man has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for killing a bald eagle more than three years ago.

According to t ... »

18-year-old convicted of manslaughter pleads guilty in sex assault case

CEDAR RAPIDS — An 18-year-old convicted for his part in the murder of 19-year-old Latasha Roundtree in 2012 was back in court Thursday to pl ... »

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