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Frederiksen trial begins today with opening statements

WEBSTER CITY — Opening statements are scheduled for Tuesday in the Casey Frederiksen murder trial.

He is accused of sexually abusing a ... »

Trial begins today in death of 5-year-old Evelyn Miller

WEBSTER COUNTY — The man accused of abusing and killing 5-year-old Evelyn Miller nearly a decade ago will go to trial Monday.

Casey Fr ... »

Iowa City attorney appointed as next 6th Judicial District judge

IOWA CITY — Gov. Terry Branstad has appointed an Iowa City lawyer as the next 6th Judicial District judge.

Chad A. Kepros of North Lib ... »

Linn County jury finds Schaul guilty of vehicular homicide

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Linn County jury Monday found Brandon Schaul guilty of vehicular homicide in the death of Rachel Denny and the serious inju ... »

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 ... »

Linn County sex abuse trial ends in second mistrial

CEDAR RAPIDS — A recent trial of an 18-year-old Walford man accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl in 2013 has ended in a second mis ... »

Railroad agrees to $625,000 settlement in derailment near Guttenberg

A railroad has agreed to pay $625,000 to mitigate environmental damage caused in July 2008 when four diesel locomotives plunged into the Mississipp ... »

Cedar Rapids man gets 60-year prison sentence for fatal 2013 stabbing

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man was sentenced last week to 60 years in prison for stabbing and killing Ronald Kunkle in 2013 for $2,000. ... »

Cedar Rapids man to serve five years in prison for stabbing ex-girlfriend

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for stabbing and sexually assaulting his 24-year-old ex-girl ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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.

A ... »

Former Cedar Rapids council member’s comments go on trial this week

CEDAR RAPIDS — Mayor Ron Corbett and members of the City Council are among a long list of people slated to testify this week in what will be ... »

Child porn collection to be allowed as evidence in Frederiksen trial

FLOYD COUNTY, Iowa — A judge has ruled on key information before the trial of the man accused of murdering a 5-year-old nearly a decade ago. ... »

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