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DUBUQUE — On Wednesday, Governor Terry Branstad will sign a bill to protect cities and other organizations from liability claims.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Police in northern Virginia locked down a hospital early Tuesday and closed area roads while they search for a prisoner they say is armed and dangerous after he escaped custody.
Fairfax County police said in t Read More »
DES MOINES — Legislation barring K-12 schools from starting fall classes before Aug. 23 is on its way to Gov. Terry Branstad’s desk for his expected signature.
Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal, D-Council Bluffs, announced T Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa — A safety research organization is urging Iowa to toughen its rules for teenager driver’s licenses.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says a study shows Iowa could more than halve its rate of fatal te Read More »
DES MOINES — A package of measures designed to address bullying in Iowa schools passed the Iowa Senate with broad bipartisan support Tuesday.
By a 43-7 vote, senators approved the legislation, which is a top priority of Gov. Terry Bra Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Kyle Orth says he expected a couple of tickets for speeding after he backed his borrowed BMW into a utility pole.
What he got instead was three bullet wounds.
In an interview Tuesday, Orth, 27, once a Read More »
DONNELLSON — A 67-year-old Donnellson man died in a Tuesday morning crash on Highway 218 about 8 miles south of Mount Pleasant, according to the Iowa State Patrol.
Troopers said Garry Seyb died when his car collided with the rear of Read More »
DES MOINES — Ride-sharing companies such as Uber, which operates in the Cedar Rapids and Des Moines metro areas and is eyeing the Quad Cities and Sioux City, would be regulated by legislation being considered by state lawmakers.
Uber Read More »
MARION — Five people are accused of cooking meth in a Marion motel room.
According to Linn County attorney’s Office criminal complaints, Hanna R. Madren, 22, of Cedar Rapids, rented a room on Tuesday at the Marion Motel, 2330 S Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS - The location of flood walls and berms on both sides of the Cedar River should become a lot clearer Tuesday.
The city will host two open houses for the public to see and provide feedback on a preferred alignment.
The open Read More »