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Coralville Police Search for Burglary Suspect

CORALVILLE, Iowa — Coralville police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man they said burglarized a fast-food restaurant Thursday morning.

Video surveillance recorded the event at Sparti’s Gyros on Second Street.

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Cedar Rapids Schools May Shift Models for Mental Health Services

If Cedar Rapids school board members approve new agreements with the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, school-based therapy largely will be replaced in favor of assessments and consultations. Read More »

Iowa City police say man choked out elderly man at VA hospital

IOWA CITY — An Illinois man is accused of putting an elderly man in a choke hold at an Iowa City hospital last week.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, while at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Iowa City on Aug. 14, 29-year-o Read More »

Golf Event Raises Funds For Alzheimer’s Research

MARION — Workers and clients from three area senior centers spent the morning at Hunter’s Ridge golf course. But instead of using clubs, golfers swung with hockey sticks, tennis rackets and pool sticks.

It’s called ‘Goofy Golf,’ and particip Read More »

UI adds more housing

IOWA CITY — A new $31 million 444-bed housing complex for University of Iowa graduate students is 100-percent occupied — with a waitlist of 99 prospective tenants — just weeks after its debut.

UI officials said Friday they plan to meet the Read More »

Cedar Rapids property owners lose properties in synthetic marijuana case

IOWA CITY — A couple who is accused of selling synthetic marijuana has lost four of their properties in a civil forfeiture to the government.

U.S. District Chief Judge Linda Reade granted a default judgment Tuesday against Mohammad and Meli Read More »

Officials say they may fill in suspected beer caves under Cedar Rapids interstate

CEDAR RAPIDS — An archaeologist’s report evaluating large underground caverns believed to be long-forgotten beer caves — subterranean rooms brewers used for cooling and aging beer before refrigeration — underneath Interstate 380 in Cedar Rapids co Read More »

Man faces charges after attempted sexual assault

IOWA CITY — A homeless man is accused of attempting to sexually assault a woman and assaulting a man while wielding a knife.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, a 5:13 a.m. Thursday morning, 44-year-old Rudolph D. Edwards stra Read More »

Iowa City CrimeStoppers now covers more crime categories

CEDAR RAPIDS — A stolen bottle of liquor. Damaged landscaping.

They might be minor crimes, but Iowa City police officer David Schwindt would like to see them solved.

“I think most people would be amazed by how many of these we have,” S Read More »

Vilsack in Iowa to announce new product grants

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is returning to Iowa to announce federal grants designed to encourage development of new value-added farm products and to discuss other rural development funding programs.

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