Wednesday February 19, 2014
A propane leak shut down rail service in eastern Johnson County for about six hours on Tuesday.
Rick Rainey, spokesman for Enterprise Products, which owns Mid-America Pipeline Company, 5354 American Legion Road SE, said a leak on an above gr [...]
Tuesday February 18, 2014
Marion police said a school bus involved in a three-vehicle collision at highways 151 and 13 Tuesday morning was unoccupied except for the driver.
Police said a school bus and two cars were involved in the collision at 7:08 a.m. Tuesday. The [...]
Wednesday February 12, 2014
A man with a history of legal issues in Johnson County is accused of beating and injuring another inmate at the Johnson County Jail on Monday.
Deandre Irby, 22, punched the inmate in the face and neck at least eight times before picking him [...]
Wednesday January 08, 2014
Several members of the Linn County Sheriff's Office have been given Life Saving Awards by Sheriff Brian Gardner for their efforts to save the lives of citizens and inmates in 2013.
On March 4, deputy Austin Schmid and nurse Kelly Ehrisman pr [...]
Thursday January 02, 2014
Drivers made history on Iowa’s roadways in 2013.
You’d have to go back 70 years to 1944 — a time when fuel was rationed and assembly lines were churning out military equipment instead of cars to support the war effort — to find a year with f [...]
Tuesday December 17, 2013
Police said an Iowa City man set fire to his own garage in November, then lied to authorities about the cause of the blaze.
According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, on Nov. 7, 33-year-old Kevin R. Grifhorst, of 1314 Carroll St., se [...]
Wednesday November 13, 2013
AMES – Iowa roadways continue to be safer places to drive.
Motorists traversing highways in Iowa are on track to post another year of below-average traffic deaths, possibly the lowest toll since 1943.
With seven weeks remaining in 2013 [...]
Thursday October 24, 2013
The Iowa City Fire Department has announced a series of promotions and a new hire.
Three 12-year veterans of the department, Eric Nurnberg, Zach Hickman and Troy Roth, all received promotions. Nurnberg has been named battalion chief; Hickman [...]
Wednesday October 09, 2013
It started off with a pill at a party.
Taryn Erbes, a 17-year-old student at Kennedy High School, just wanted to get a little high. She figured the prescription pills were safer than illegal substances like alcohol and marijuana. And since t [...]