12 hrs ago
Cedar Rapids council targets synthetic drug sales as false advertising
Sellers here of synthetic drugs with murky, changing chemical recipes that are falsely packaged as incense, potpourri, plant food or bath salts don't need to wait for a big federal drug sting and investigation before they're confronted by law enforcement.
12 hrs ago
Flood protection takes steps at CRST site, amphitheater entrance
A groundbreaking ceremony is held for the new CRST world headquarters between First Street SE and the Cedar River in downtown Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, July 23, 2013.
17 hrs ago
Cedar Rapids drivers back near top ten in safest city rankings
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- If you had to rank Cedar Rapids drivers in terms of safe driving and avoiding accidents what would you say? One national insurance company says drivers here do extremely well compared to national averages.
22 hrs ago
Cedar Rapids schools looking for volunteers
ARCHIVE PHOTO: Garfield Elementary students Anna Cejka-Emig, 10 and Petra Noble, 9, pay attention to German vocabulary written on the board that Herr Johnson pronounces aloud.
Traffic Alert: Crash reroutes traffic on I-380
The crash happened between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Southbound traffic is being diverted to 965 at the Swisher exit.
IRI Names Susan E. Bennett as Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Information Resources, Inc. , a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and over-the-counter healthcare companies, announced today that Susan E. Bennett has joined the company as executive vice president and general counsel.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Man hurt after cargo van goes off the road in Linn Co.
An Ely man was injured Monday night after his cargo van went off the road and hit several trees.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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 and the Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, school-based therapy largely will be replaced in favor of assessments and consultations.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The scene outside Palmer Lutheran Health Center on Jefferson Street in West Union
A shooting incident that involved a police officer Saturday morning at Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union is currently under investigation.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Cedar Rapids property owners lose properties in synthetic marijuana case
A couple who is accused of selling synthetic marijuana has lost four of their properties in a civil forfeiture to the government.
Judge gives probation to defendant in Latasha Roundtree's fatal shooting
A 24-year-old involved in the 2012 fatal shooting of Latasha Roundtree apologized Friday in a soft, quivering voice, saying he was "very sorry for his actions" that night.
The Washington Evening Journal
You Are here: Finding our way in Washington
Todd Dickinson recently joined Fareway as the assistant manager. Coming to Washington at the beginning of May, he said that he is originally from Pella.
Iowa Amana Colonies RV Park worth the stop
About 15 miles southwest of Cedar Rapids, Iowa the traveler will discover a unique community of shops and restaurants called Amana Colonies.
Defence Industry Daily
Boeing Wins CNS-ATM Upgrade Contract for USAF's KC-10 Tankers
Aug 21/14: Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, IA receives a $35.4 million firm-fixed-price contract modification, exercising an option for 27 Group A and B KC-10 Communication Navigation Surveillance/Air Traffic Management kits and installs.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Iowa historic preservation praised as economic development generators
The 86-year-old Paramount Theatre, which was devastated by flooding in 2008, was cited Thursday at the Preserve Iowa Summit as an example of the community, cultural and economic synergy that can be achieved through historic preservation efforts.
Brookston Beer Bulletin
Iowa Sinkhole May Be 150-Year Old Beer Cave
Last month during a routine inspection, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa bridge inspector found a suspicious looking hole in the ground.
Cedar Rapids man will serve 25 years in prison for assault, shooting at police
A Cedar Rapids man pleaded guilty Thursday to several charges including breaking into a transitional housing unit, assaulting a woman and firing a gun at police officers in 2013 .
Dubuque man accused of selling crack cocaine from candy store
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Iowa, on four occasions in January and February, 35-year-old Dwayne Howard is accused of selling crack cocaine to another person.
EnvisionCR asks for more community input on future of Cedar Rapids
EnvisionCR is the comprehensive plan for the city of Cedar Rapids. City leaders aren't taking the future of Cedar Rapids into their own hands.
Tama County District Court
Steven Melvin Cooley, 64, Cedar Rapids, was sentenced to five years in prison to be served concurrently with a Linn County sentence for 3rd degree burglary.