Homicide

Child porn collection to be allowed as evidence in Frederiksen trial

FLOYD COUNTY, Iowa — A judge has ruled on key information before the trial of the man accused of murdering a 5-year-old nearly a decade ago. ... »

Joan Becker, convicted murderer’s mother, speaks out about undiagnosed mental illness

CEDAR RAPIDS — The mother of a man convicted of killing a popular high school football coach says families struggling with mental illness sh ... »

Iowa State students plan memorial for classmate found in Iowa City

AMES — The Chinese Students and Scholars Association at Iowa State University will hold a memorial Friday for Tong Shao.

The 20-year-o ... »

Connolly’s request to reduce bond in fatal Epworth crash denied

DUBUQUE — A judge has denied a request to reduce the bond for the Holy Cross man who faces vehicular homicide charges in the deaths of four ... »

Police: Timeline in Shao disappearance, death taking shape

IOWA CITY — Almost four weeks after her friends last heard from her and a week after her body was found in the back of a car, police do not ... »

$1 million bond set for suspect in 1999 Cedar Rapids homicide

A judge ordered a $1 million cash bond Wednesday for a Minnesota man charged in the 1999 homicide of Judith Weeks.

Deshaun Phillips, 35, of ... »

Friends of 'person of interest' respond to Chinese student's Iowa City death

Yitong Ling would never have imagined her “super nice” friend Xiangnan Li would be the main person of interest in a suspicious murder c ... »

Person of interest in ISU student disappearance is in China

A person of interest in the disappearance of Iowa State University student Tong Shao lived in the area where Iowa City police found a car associate ... »

UPDATE: Police find vehicle connected to missing ISU student, body in trunk

IOWA CITY — Police confirm they have found a body in the trunk of a car they had been searching for in connection with a missing Iowa State ... »

Driver in fatal Epworth crash charged

EPWORTH — The man whose vehicle struck and killed four teens at a rural road intersection near Epworth last month is now facing a host of ch ... »

$1 million bond set for suspect in Cedar Rapids homicide

CEDAR RAPIDS — A judge set a $1 million bond Friday for a 23-year-old man accused of killing Clifton Sparks last February.

Robert Loui ... »

Closing arguments postponed in Tajh Ross murder trial

Closing arguments in the Tajh Ross murder trial were postponed this morning and reset to 9 a.m. Tuesday in Linn County District Court.

Ross ... »

Replay live coverage: Tajh Ross murder trial In Linn County District Court

The defense begins its case at 9 a.m. Friday in the murder trial of Tajh Ross, 20, who is accused of shooting and killing Latasha Roundtree, 19, of ... »

Cedar Rapids police arrest two men after shooting

Cedar Rapids police have arrested two men found in a vehicle near where one of the three shootings happened Sunday.

Cedar Rapids public safet ... »

Replay live coverage: Day 3 - Tajh Ross murder trial in Linn County District Court

The prosecution continues its case at 9 a.m. today in the murder trial of Tajh Ross, 20, who is accused of shooting and killing Latasha Roundtree, ... »