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Man faces federal charges in Calmar bank robbery

CALMAR - A Postville man faces federal charges for robbing a Calmar bank earlier this month.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports a feder ... »

Couple, two brothers charged in Martelle bank robbery last month    

Two brothers armed with shotguns, and the husband and wife who were their alleged getaway drivers, pleaded not guilty Monday to robbing a Martelle ... »

Midamar argues emails seized in guns-to-Lebanon search should be private

CEDAR RAPIDS — The founder of Midamar Corp. will ask a federal judge next week for a protective order to prevent the government from reviewi ... »

Perez to plead guilty in toddler’s death in 2012

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City man accused in the death of his girlfriend’s toddler in 2012 will plead guilty next month in Johnson County ... »

18-year-old man pleads guilty to sexually abusing two children

An 18-year-old Cedar Rapids man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of sexually abusing two children for over a year.

Kobey R. Pohlman p ... »

Records: Chadwick was under influence of meth at time of fatal Cedar Rapids crash

CEDAR RAPIDS — Lawson Chadwick was under the influence of methamphetamine at the time of his fatal collision with a city worker last month. ... »

Youngbear to be sentenced next week in federal court

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 21-year-old Tama County man convicted of killing his 17-year-old friend last year on the Meskwaki Settlement will be senten ... »

21-year-old Cedar Rapids man convicted of robbing man for $200

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 21-year-old man, who four men say threatened to “shoot up” a party that ended in ... »

Cedar Rapids man convicted of federal firearm charges, faces up to 15 years

A Cedar Rapids man with 30 previous convictions pleaded guilty Tuesday to illegally possessing a firearm in federal court.

Kendan Fonville, 2 ... »

Judge retires after 15 years, looks forward to new adventures

Sixth Judicial District Judge Douglas Russell said after 15 years on the bench he is ready to pursue other things that he enjoys, which will likely ... »

Luerkens makes initial appearance in Marion Hy-Vee stabbing death

CEDAR RAPIDS — Police have surveillance video that shows Nicholas Luerkens stabbing Lynnsey Donald in a Marion grocery store parking lot las ... »

West Liberty man who abused roommate’s cat pleads guilty

IOWA CITY — A West Liberty man accused of abusing and torturing his roommate’s cat last year has pleaded guilty.

According to o ... »

Rayhons found not guilty of sexual abuse against wife with dementia

GARNER — A Hancock County jury has declared a former north Iowa state epresentative not guilty of third-degree sexual abuse.

The verd ... »

Senior judges play vital role in court system

In the 6th Judicial District, there is always more work than 13 district judges can handle.

So court officials are pleased when retired distr ... »

Monticello man pleads guilty to enticing 12-year-old girl to have sex

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Monticello man pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to attempting to entice a 12-year-old girl to have sex.

Colton ... »