Crime

Pursuit Ends With Drunk Driving, Drug Charges For Cedar Rapids Man

A Cedar Rapids man led police on a high-speed chase that ended when he crashed into an apartment building and a fence.

Around 12:24 a.m. Tuesday, a Cedar Rapids Police Officer witnessed 20-year-old Duval T. Walker drive through a road closur Read More »

Palo Teen Taken Into Custody Following Multi-County Chase

LINN COUNTY, Iowa — Cedar Rapids police and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office confirm one man is in custody Tuesday morning after he led authorities on a high-speed chase on Interstate 380.

Police say their investigation actually began around Read More »

Iowa Store Owner Imprisoned for Machine Gun Sale

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa gun store owner has been given 14 months in prison for selling a machine gun.

The Quad-City Times says Larry Brauer was sentenced on Monday. He owns Lone Wolf Outdoor Supplies in Calamus.

The Bure Read More »

Two Charged In Cedar Rapids Robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Two Cedar Rapids men face robbery charges.

According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, around 12:15 p.m. Sunday, officers took a report of a robbery at 2265 C St. SW. The callers reported they had been threatened Read More »

Trial Starts In Wisconsin For Woman Accused Of Abandoning Baby In West Branch

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal court proceedings for a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station started Monday.

A jury of eight women and six m Read More »

Tajh Ross Murder Trial Closings Postponed To Tuesday

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — 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, 20, is on trial for first-degree murder, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, Read More »

Two Homes Hit After Shots Fired in Waterloo

WATERLOO, Iowa — Waterloo police say no one was injured, but two homes were hit after shots were fired late Sunday night.

Police were called to the 300 block of Independence Avenue around 11:12 p.m. Sunday. During their investigation, offic Read More »

Police Call Shots Fired Incident on Ped Mall an “Isolated Incident”

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa City Police say the shots fired early Sunday morning in the pedestrian mall were a result of an ongoing dispute between two groups of people, one from Cedar Rapids and the other from Iowa City. Police say the 17 year-old sus Read More »

Waterloo Teacher Accused of Sexual Contact With Girl

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo teacher has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage student.

Waterloo police say 32-year-old Daniel Paul Ankrum was arrested Friday on suspicion of misdemeanor sexual exploitation by a sch Read More »

Driver Arrested After Car Hits Two Waterloo Homes

WATERLOO, Iowa — Waterloo Police arrested the driver of a car after they hit two homes in the 900 block of Broadway Street.

Police were called to the scene of the crash at 7:43 p.m. Sunday. Officers say the driver first hit the front porch o Read More »

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