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A former investment broker who solicited investors to buy Subway restaurants but instead, used their money for his real estate investments, wasn't his first fraud scheme, according to testimony in his federal sentencing hearing Thursday.
A woman who is accused in the murder of a man who went missing from Colorado Springs has been charged.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A federal magistrate said Thursday during a probable cause and detention hearing there was "strong evidence" that Gordon Lasley Jr. killed his parents and the murder charge should go to a grand jury.
Federal authorities have filed charges against a Meskwaki man in connection with the machete slayings of his parents on the tribal settlement in February.
The 8th Circuit refused to dismiss claims that male officers arrested a breast-feeding mother in her home and insisted on watching while she used the bathroom.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- The open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act is less than three weeks away.
Keynote speaker Craig Stuart-Paul, chief executive officer of waste-to-energy company Fiberight, told a luncheon crowd of 315 here on Wednesday that his company will be able to keep 80 percent of what they toss in the garbage out of the landfill.
Cedar Rapids Police said they stopped a burglary in progress Wednesday afternoon.
That's the goal Executive Director of Business Services Steve Graham put before members during Monday's school board meeting.
The City of Marion is on a roll in terms of economic development with new businesses locating in the community and existing companies planning expansions.
The Cedar Rapids Fire Department rescued a dog floating down the Cedar River on an ice chunk Tuesday night.
A complaint over a Christian-themed picture on a 100-foot fire truck in Iowa has led to a debate over how officials will amend the image to make it more inclusive of other faiths.
According to federal court documents, the U.S. Attorney's Office has frozen the bank account of Smoke-N-Pipe, 3221 First Ave. SE, "for the forfeiture of property which represents proceeds from the sale of controlled substances and/or controlled substance analogues."
A a figure all in white, with a huge cone for a face, represents St. Lucy, the patron of light.
Volunteers with Gems of Hope, a cancer patient support group in Cedar Rapids, prepared 440 vases of daffodils for gifts to local cancer patients.
A Dubuque man, who shot someone during a bar fight last year pleaded guilty to a federal charge in Cedar Rapids Tuesday.