Crime

Marijuana grow operation discovered in Iowa City apartment

IOWA CITY — Police said they discovered a marijuana grow operation in an Iowa City man’s residence.

According to Iowa City poli ... »

AMBER Alert issued, later canceled, for two missing Clay County children

Update: Soon after it was issued, the Amber Alert was canceled by the Iowa Department of ... »

Warrant issued for Boys and Girls Club theft suspect

CEDAR RAPIDS — Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man suspected in the April 11 burglary of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids ... »

Cedar Rapids police investigate reported hit-and-run

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating a reported hit-and-run that hospitalized a man Monday morning.

Acco ... »

Suspect in custody after Cedar Rapids shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS — A shooting resulted in an arrest Thursday night.

Around 9:23 p.m., officers responded to the area of 15th Street and Be ... »

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 ... »

Two face robbery charges after shoplifting, pepper spray incident at Cedar Rapids store

CEDAR RAPIDS — Two Cedar Rapids residents face robbery charges after a shoplifting incident Thursday evening.

Cedar Rapids police said ... »

One defendant in Cedar Rapids gun-smuggling case again pleads for release

CEDAR RAPIDS — Ali Herz, accused in a conspiracy to smuggle guns and ammunition to Lebanon, is making a second plea to get out of jail pendi ... »

Cedar Rapids man gets 17-year prison sentence in 2012 fatal crash  

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 33-year-old Cedar Rapids man pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide Thursday and will serve up to 17 years in prison in ... »

CRPD sees uptick in thefts from vehicles, stolen cars and burglaries

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department has seen an increase in thefts from vehicles, auto thefts and burglaries in recent days. ... »

Appeals court upholds Amy Parmer's conviction in death of toddler Kamryn Schlitter

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Hiawatha woman’s conviction for her role in the death of toddler Kamryn Schlitter in 2010, who died from head i ... »

Arrest made in Monday stabbing in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — An arrest has been made in a Monday stabbing.

Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said 30-year-old Shayne ... »

Appeals court upholds Johnson County murder conviction despite factual errors in opinion

The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of an Iowa City man who continued to profess his innocence at sentencing. ... »

Manchester man faces up to 50 years in federal prison for importing sinus medicine from Canada

A Manchester man pleaded guilty Tuesday to three charges stemming from importing pseudoephedrine from Canada to Iowa to make methamphetamine and po ... »

Johnson County deputies deploy Taser on man who approached officers with hammer

NORTH LIBERTY — Deputies deployed a Taser on a man after he allegedly approached them while armed with a claw hammer.

According to co ... »