Crime

Changing the ‘rape culture’

IOWA CITY — As an undergraduate at the University of Iowa in 2003, Kira Pasquesi became a victim of sex assault. She told friends. And those ... »

Waterloo teens charged in robbery at Cedar Rapids Sears store

CEDAR RAPIDS — Two Waterloo teens face charges after a robbery at Sears.

According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, two subjects ... »

Two arrested after hit and run, chase in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — A traffic stop for expired registration turned into a chase in southwest Cedar Rapids Thursday afternoon.

Officers trie ... »

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 ... »

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.

Th ... »

Three Cedar Rapids men charged in liquor store robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS — Three Cedar Rapids men are accused of robbing a liquor store Tuesday night.

Cedar Rapids police officers responded to a ... »

Arrest made in fatal Waterloo shooting

WATERLOO — The Waterloo Police Department has made an arrest in a fatal August shooting.

Lt. Michael McNamee said Tuesday that 36-year ... »

Driver in fatal North Liberty pickup-motorcycle crash identified

NORTH LIBERTY — The North Liberty Police Department has identified the Swisher man killed in a motorcycle-truck collision Sunday evening.

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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.

Joshua F ... »

Domestic violence calls, arrests rising for Iowa City

IOWA CITY — On Sept. 30, Kendell R. Hillman of Cedar Rapids was accused of violating a domestic abuse protective order.

Beginning on O ... »

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 ... »

Judge sends man accused of sexual assault to IMCC to restore competence

CEDAR RAPIDS — A judge ruled this week that a man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl will be placed at the Iowa Medical Class ... »

Disbarred Cedar Rapids lawyer pleads guilty to wire fraud in federal court

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids disbarred attorney who stole more than $800,000 from clients pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud Monday ... »

Aplington man to serve over 16 years for child porn

CEDAR RAPIDS — An Aplington man who possessed child pornography was sentenced Monday to over 16 years in federal prison.

Jeremiah Rom ... »

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