Crime

Luerkens makes initial appearance in Marion Hy-Vee stabbing death

CEDAR RAPIDS — Police have surveillance video that shows Nicholas Luerkens stabbing Lynnsey Donald in a Marion grocery store parking lot las ... »

Third suspect arrested in University of Iowa dorm burglaries

IOWA CITY — The third suspect is a rash of dorm room burglaries on the University of Iowa campus has been arrested.

According to jail ... »

Man faces murder charge in grocery store parking lot stabbing

CEDAR RAPIDS — On Sunday, five days after police said Nicholas Luerkens stabbed and killed Lynnsey Donald in a grocery store parking lot and ... »

Two juveniles charged in three Cedar Rapids robberies

CEDAR RAPIDS — Police say two juveniles are in custody in connection with three robberies over a 24-hour period.

Officers responded to ... »

Federal magistrate orders custody pending trial for Cedar Rapids man accused of manufacturing synthetic marijuana

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 39-year-old man charged with manufacturing and distributing synthetic marijuana will remain in custody pending his federal ... »

Cedar Rapids man will serve 5 years in prison for strangling woman, kicking 4-year-old

By Trish Mehaffey, The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man was sentenced to five years in prison for kicking a 4-year-old b ... »

Teen stabs mother’s assailant at Coralville motel, police say

CORALVILLE — A Coralville man has been arrested after police say he was stabbed in the arm during a domestic dispute by the daughter of the w ... »

In stabbing’s aftermath, an ‘outpouring of love and support’

MARION — As family members steeled themselves for a memorial service Friday evening for Lynnsey Donald, they said they were “extremel ... »

West Liberty man who abused roommate’s cat pleads guilty

IOWA CITY — A West Liberty man accused of abusing and torturing his roommate’s cat last year has pleaded guilty.

According to o ... »

Marion Hy-Vee stabbing suspect’s apartment searched, evidence seized

CEDAR RAPIDS — Police investigating this week’s fatal stabbing in a Marion grocery store parking lot say they have collected evidence ... »

Iowa DCI close to submitting report on Cedar Rapids officer-involved shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is close to submitting its report on the March 29 officer-involved shooting in Ce ... »

Second man arrested in University of Iowa dorm burglaries

IOWA CITY — A second man has been arrested for a series of dormitory burglaries on the University of Iowa campus.

According to crimina ... »

Three people in custody, charged after Coralville bank robbery

CORALVILLE — Coralville police said three people are in custody after a morning bank robbery took place in front of dozens of witnesses.

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Rayhons found not guilty of sexual abuse against wife with dementia

GARNER — A Hancock County jury has declared a former north Iowa state epresentative not guilty of third-degree sexual abuse.

The verd ... »

Suspect, victim in fatal Marion stabbing once lived together

MARION — The woman stabbed to death in a grocery store parking lot once lived with the man believed to have attacked her but moved out severa ... »