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23 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Waterloo Police Dept. recruiting volunteer officers

Waterloo area residents are being encouraged to apply to be volunteer police officers.

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Related Topix: Waterloo, IA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KCRG

Driver Ejected in Black Hawk County Rollover

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's office says the driver of a vehicle involved in a rollover suffered non-life threatening injuries after she was ejected during the crash.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Northern-Sun Print

The Senate Side-Senator Steve Sodders-Storms Create Emergencies Across Iowa

Because of bad weather throughout June, the Governor has already proclaimed disaster emergencies in 48 counties, including Black Hawk.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Marshall County, IA, Tama County, IA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Gunman kills two adults and four children, then surrenders after standoff with police

A Texas man is in custody after allegedly shooting and killing six people, including four children, during a domestic dispute in Spring.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Madison County, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Madison County's UNL Extension celebrates a milestone

Madison County's UNL Extension office held a centennial celebration at the 4-H office inside the Madison County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Madison County, IA, Sioux City, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Hudson man arrested for shooting

A man was arrested for pointing a gun at another man and firing it after hunting.

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Related Topix: Hudson, IA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

AMBER Alert issued for Black Hawk Co

A third little girl has been added the AMBER Alert, 8-month-old Nevaeh Hogan. No photo is available of Nevaeh.

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KIMT

AMBER Alert issued in Iowa

BLACK HAWK CO., Iowa - An AMBER Alert was issued at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday for two children from Black Hawk County believed to have been taken by a male suspect.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, IA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Officials say Iowa motorcyclist hits deer

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office says 43-year-old Jason Melver, of Waverly, was riding the motorcycle early Monday on a road near Cedar Falls when the deer entered the vehicle's pathway.

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Related Topix: Waverly, IA, Cedar Falls, IA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KCRG

Fire Destroys Black Hawk County Barn

The Waterloo Cedar Falls-Courier reports crews were called out to 6317 Lafayette Road in Raymond after neighbors noticed smoke and flames around the barn.

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Related Topix: Cedar Falls, IA, Raymond, IA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Park closures due to flooding mean lost revenue this holiday weekend

Park closures this weekend are costing the state of Iowa money. In Black Hawk County, McFarlane Park in La Porte City, Black Hawk Park in Cedar Falls and George Wyth Memorial State Park in Waterloo are all closed this holiday weekend because of flooding.

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Related Topix: La Porte City, IA, Cedar Falls, IA, Waterloo, IA

KCRG

Burglary Suspect Injured Jumping From 2nd Floor onto Concrete Floor

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's office said a man suspected of burglarizing a building at the county landfill suffered 'significant' injuries when he jumped from the second floor onto a concrete floor.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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George Wyth State Park in Black Hawk County will likely be closed through the weekend due to flooding, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Delaware County, IA, Weather, Johnson County, IA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Two grants help humane society get new adoption-mobile

The Cedar Bend Humane Society has a new adoption-mobile. It's a tool to help the humane society get out into the community more and find more animals good homes.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Judge rules a Cedar Falls woman is not guilty of murder

Friday Black Hawk County judge ruled Kristie Clark-Richardson acted in self defense when she stabbed 38-year-old Keon Dale in March 2013.

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Related Topix: Cedar Falls, IA, Life, Self Defense

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Sandbags available in Black Hawk County

People in Waterloo can pick up sandbags at the Waste Management Site located at 3505 Easton Ave. Sandbags are available around the clock, but a guard will be at the entrance gate after 4:00 p.m. Cedar Falls residents can pick up sandbags at the Transfer Station located at E. 15th Street from 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Black Hawk County Engineers' ... (more)

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Related Topix: Waterloo, IA, Cedar Falls, IA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa Legislature funds two 'life-changing' drug courts

The state opted last year to stop paying for the Dubuque-Delaware Counties Drug Court and Black Hawk County Drug Court this current fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA, Dubuque County, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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Some of Iowa's state parks impacted from recent flooding are open again. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says George Wyth State Park in Black Hawk County will reopen Friday.

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Related Topix: Anamosa, IA, Jones County, IA

Sunherald.com

Authorities: 41-year fugitive used dead boys' IDs

In this April 14, 2014 photo provided by the Black Hawk County Jail in Waterloo, Iowa, is convicted armed robber Ronald Dwaine Carnes who eluded authorities for 41 years after escaping from a North Carolina prison.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Waterloo, IA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

One injured in rollover accident

One person was taken to the hospital late Tuesday night following a rollover accident in Black Hawk County on I-380.

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