Trials

Prosecutor: No ‘logical reason’ other than burglary for defendant's prints on watch box

CEDAR RAPIDS — First Assistant Linn County attorney Nick Maybanks said Tuesday during his opening statement that evidence presented this wee ... »

Dog handler testifies at Frederiksen murder trial

WEBSTER CITY — Jurors in the Casey Frederiksen murder and sexual abuse trial are learning how authorities believe they found the spot where ... »

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 injur ... »

Trial reset for former Downtown Drug employee charged with theft

CEDAR RAPIDS — A trial for a former Downtown Drug employee accused of stealing 18,000 hydrocodone pills over two years, which led to the pha ... »

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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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 ... »

Tajh Ross sentenced to life in prison for Latasha Roundtree's death 

CEDAR RAPIDS — Reginald Williams said in a victim’s impact statement Friday that Tajh Ross will never understand what this “se ... »

Linn County trial involving HIV-related charge on hold  

CEDAR RAPIDS — A judge granted a motion of stay and delayed a trial set to start Monday for a man accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old ... »

LIVE COVERAGE: Deliberations in Bryan Roche case

A Linn County jury resumes deliberations 9 a.m. Friday in the kidnapping, sex assault trial of Bryan Roche.

Roche, 22, of Marion, is charge ... »

Bryan Roche guilty of lesser charges, defense says in closing argument

CEDAR RAPIDS — Bryan Roche is guilty as charged, Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden said Thursday in his closing argument.

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LIVE COVERAGE: Closing arguments in Bryan Roche trial

CEDAR RAPIDS — Closing arguments start at 9:30 a.m. in the kidnapping, sex assault trial of Bryan Roche in Linn County District Court.

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Bryan Roche confesses during police interview

CEDAR RAPIDS — Bryan Roche said during a police interview that he thought the 20-year-old woman he sexually assaulted and stabbed in the nec ... »

Cedar Rapids woman suffered serious stab wounds, doctor testifies

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 21-year-old Cedar Rapids woman testified Tuesday that Bryan Roche, a man she regarded as a friend, repeatedly sexually assa ... »

Opening statements begin Tuesday in Linn County kidnapping, sex assault trial 

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Linn County jury was seated at the end of the day Monday and testimony will start Tuesday in the trial for a 22-year-old Ma ... »

Kalona lawyer accused of harassing juror

CORALVILLE — A Kalona attorney who was convicted of disorderly conduct earlier this year is accused of harassing a juror in that case.

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