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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.

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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.

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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, ... »

Cedar Rapids man receives suspended sentence for sex abuse

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 24-year-old Cedar Rapids man received a suspended sentence Monday for sexually abusing two children in 2013.

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Johnson County drug court receives nearly $200,000 federal grant

IOWA CITY — The Johnson County Adult Drug Treatment Court has received a two-year grant for $192,528, which will provide employment services ... »

Video testimony violates Dubuque County man's right to confront witnesses, court rules 

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that witness testimony by two-way video would violate a Dubuque County man’s Sixth ... »

Former UIHC employee sentenced for fraud

IOWA CITY — A former information technology consultant for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was sentenced this week to three yea ... »

Jury rules against CR council member in slander suit

CEDAR RAPIDS — As a City Council member in 2011, Don Karr slandered a local homebuilder during a vigorous council debate on the construction ... »

Midamar founder charged in ‘Halal’ beef export scheme

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 73-year-old Cedar Rapids businessman was indicted Thursday in federal court on 19 counts involving the sale of misbranded & ... »

19-year-old pleads guilty to assaulting 14-year-old in 2012

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 19-year-old Cedar Rapids man pleaded guilty Thursday to a lesser charge in the 2012 sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl. »

Jury convicts Jerry Matthews of lesser charges in ex-girlfriend’s stabbing

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Linn County jury found Jerry Matthews guilty of lesser charges in the stabbing of his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend.

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Jerry Matthews testifies he wasn’t abusive to ex-girlfriend

CEDAR RAPIDS — Jerry Matthews took the stand Thursday and denied physically abusing his ex-girlfriend during their six-year relationship and ... »

U.S. Marshals ask for help locating couple charged with drugs, gambling 

CEDAR RAPIDS — Federal authorities are seeking the public's help in locating two people who have been charged with drug, money laundering an ... »

Man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend had self-inflicted stab wounds, according to testimony

A former employer of Jerry Matthews, who is accused of attempted murder, testified Wednesday that Matthews called in after Jan. 5, saying he wouldn ... »

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