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Elia Zarate hovered close to her 4-month-old son's hospital crib as the nurse explained an infection baby Omar had developed just a few days before Thanksgiving.
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The bitterly cold weather in the last few days has sent a few more people to homeless shelters in Cedar Rapids.
The Iowa Department of Transportation is one step closer to having more say where automated traffic enforcement cameras are placed in the state.
The Cedar Rapids Airport Commission on Monday approved a $3.3 million bid for five new passenger loading bridges at The Eastern Iowa Airport.
FLOOD PROTECTION BREAKTHROUGH: Cedar Rapids got the big funding break it needed to make possible the construction of permanent flood protection on both sides of the river when a state board on Wednesday OK'd the city's request for $264 million over 20 years, siphoned from a portion of the growth in state sales tax revenue generated in this ... (more)
In Northeast Cedar Rapids, a truck plowing into the corner of Mahoney's Bar. Witnesses say, just after 4:15 p.m., two vehicles approached the intersection of 16th Street and E Street NE from different directions -- and crashed.
The Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area received around two inches of snow on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service, and the snow left local police busy responding to car crashes throughout the day as drivers found themselves adjusting to the winter precipitation.
After putting his approach shot in the water on the final hole of regulation while he was tied with Tiger Woods for the lead Sunday in the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge , Cedar Rapids' Zach Johnson needed to hit a pretty wonderful shot from the drop area.
The 30th Annual Holiday DeLight Parade took place, as well as, the lighting ceremony for the city tree and other activities around the downtown area.
Ruth Anna Paulsen, 91, of Dubuque, formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away on December 5, 2013 at Luther Manor Nursing Home in Dubuque.
Iowa earned an F this week in a Center of Public Integrity report regarding requirements of financial disclosures for state supreme court judges.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- The Iowa Finance Authority will soon launch a website to allow anyone looking for rental housing in the state to check prices and compare in a "one-stop" setting.
Services and visitations will be held in Iowa City on Saturday, December 7th. at the Zion Lutheran Church with visitation beginning at 9am with the services at 11 a.m., followed by a luncheon.
The University of Iowa Health Alliance announced it will donate $1 million to the Iowa Rural Physician Loan Repayment program, which provides loan repayments for medical students who agree to practice as physicians in rural areas for five years following graduation and meet certain requirements.