Crime

Feds: Maquoketa woman received nearly $100k in child support for fake baby

A Maquoketa woman will spend 18 months in prison for collecting nearly $100,000 in child support payments for a baby she never had.

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Police: Man hit woman and her dog, took off in her car

IOWA CITY — A North Liberty man is accused of assaulting a woman and her dog and taking her car.

According to Iowa City police crimina ... »

Former Iowa Falls bank teller will plead to embezzlement

A former bank teller will plead guilty Wednesday in federal court to embezzling over $144,000 from the Iowa Falls State Bank.

Teresa Ann Kobr ... »

Cedar Rapids man pleads to sex abuse of 13-year-old girl 

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 19-year-old Cedar Rapids man pleaded guilty Thursday to soliciting a 13-year-old for sex last year.

Cordell J. Burres ... »

Dubuque man arrested after he tried to kidnap an 11-year-old

DUBUQUE — Dubuque police have arrested and charged a 20-year-old Dubuque man with kidnapping for trying to take an 11-year-old girl Wednesda ... »

New Hampshire man will plead guilty in Dubuque book vendor scheme

CEDAR RAPIDS — A New Hampshire man will plead guilty next week in federal court for his involvement in a book vendor scheme with a former bo ... »

Johns had help in evading police, Johnson County investigators say

IOWA CITY — Johnson County Sheriff’s Office investigators sought cellphone records for Kenneth Johns in an attempt to trace his where ... »

Attorneys claim Cedar Rapids police violated rights of man accused in fatal stabbing

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 32-year-old Cedar Rapids man accused of fatally stabbing a woman last year was found competent to stand trial, but his May ... »

Police: Cedar Rapids man pawned $3,400 worth of library DVDs

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man is accused of pawning more than $3,400 worth of DVDs taken from the Cedar Rapids Public Library.

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Bank teller daughter-in-law catches forgery attempt of father-in-law’s check

IOWA CITY — A bank teller caught an attempt at forgery when she saw a familiar name on a stolen check — her father-in-law’s. ... »

Gordon Lasley Jr. sentenced to life in prison for killing parents

CEDAR RAPIDS — The two sisters of victim Kim Lasley, almost sobbing at times, said Tuesday the loss of their sister is so great that neither ... »

Four charged with retail distribution of synthetic drugs in Eastern Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS — Three men are charged in federal court with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, accused of selling synthetic drug ... »

Three University of Iowa wrestlers arrested, suspended

MARION — Burglary charges are pending against three University of Iowa wrestlers arrested on alcohol-related charges last week.

Marion ... »

Four arrested in Coralville burglary investigation

CORALVILLE — Four men have been arrested in connection with a burglary investigation.

According to Coralville police criminal complain ... »

Texas man arrested in Hot Lotto ticket investigation

DES MOINES — Authorities made a second arrest in the Hot Lotto ticket investigation Thursday night.

The Iowa Department of Public Safe ... »