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University of Iowa police took fewer sex offense reports last year, report shows

After a week of uproar on the University of Iowa campus related to sexual violence and the administration’s response, new crime statistics released ... »

Rail service halted after propane leak outside Iowa City

A propane leak shut down rail service in eastern Johnson County for about six hours on Tuesday.

Rick Rainey, spokesman for Enterprise Product ... »

One hurt in Marion bus-vehicle crash

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.< ... »

University of Iowa helmet policy is hands-off

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa goes to great lengths to protect student athletes from concussions on the field, yet the Athletic Department doe ... »

Johnson County officials say inmate beat fellow Inmate during video visitation

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.

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Linn County Sheriff's Office staff recognized for life saving efforts in 2013

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 ... »

Overnight shooting reported in northwest Cedar Rapids

The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting.

According to police, officers responded to a call of shots fired a ... »

Experts: More can be done to lower Iowa's traffic fatalities

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 we ... »

Cedar Rapids streets iced over

Residential streets in Cedar Rapids are covered in ice this morning, the city warned.

According to Public Works Maintenance Manager Craig Han ... »

Police say Iowa City man intentionally set fire to his garage

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 ... »

Fewer traffic deaths on Iowa roads so far this year

AMES – Iowa roadways continue to be safer places to drive.

Motorists traversing highways in Iowa are on track to post another year of below-a ... »

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