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23 hrs ago | KCRG

Accused Bank Robber Faces Drug Charges

According to a Linn County Attorney's Office complaint, 22-year-old Timothy L. Broderick has been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, an Iowa drug tax stamp violation and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Yesterday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Mt. Vernon man injured in Highway 30 crash Monday

A Mt. Vernon man was taken to the hospital after his vehicle rear-ended another vehicle on Highway 30 on Monday.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KCRG

Cedar Rapids Man Accused Of Assaulting Children, Mother

According to a Linn County Attorney's Office criminal complaint, on July 18, 34-year-old Travis A. Robinson assaulted his two boys, as well as their mother.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Woman drowns while tubing in eastern Iowa river

Authorities have identified the 29-year-old woman who drowned while tubing down an eastern Iowa river over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Nonprofit's tractor stolen as organization hopes to grow

Throughout Linn County, sandwiched between businesses, you'll find urban gardens created by Feed Iowa First -- a nonprofit working to get fresh vegetables to those in need.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables

KCRG

Package Left from Governor Visit Causes Marion Bomb Scare

A member of the Marion and Linn County bomb squad takes pictures of a suspicious package near the caboose in City Square Park in Marion on Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Marion, IA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KCRG

Live Coverage: Tajh Ross Murder Trial in Linn County District Court

Kenneth Miller Jr. points to the place where he found a handgun on his property in a photograph as he answers questions from Assistant Linn County Attorney Laurie Craig as Tajh Ross , who is charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Latasha Roundtree, looks on in Linn County District Court in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KCRG

Bank Robbery Suspect Is Former Bank Employee

One of the brothers accused of committing a series of bank robberies in Cedar Rapids is a former bank employee.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

KCRG

Highway 151 Reopens in Fairfax

A large hole is seen in a bridge along Highway 151 over Cross Creek after flash flooding weakened the structure in Fairfax, Iowa, on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fairfax, IA, Weather, Cedar Rapids, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Tattoos could etch into solving crime

"The art of it has changed so much," said tattoo artist Troy McDaniel. "When I started tattooing in 1996, a lot of it was primarily flash and people come in and pick something off the wall and you'd just do it."

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Walker, IA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KCRG

Still Working On It: The Highway 1 Detour Near Mount Vernon

For the thousands of drivers who zip down Highway 1 between Martelle and Mount Vernon each day, there is a bridge that probably takes a half-second to go past.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, IA, Martelle, IA, Poweshiek County, IA, Lisbon, IA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KCRG

Authorities Locate, Interviewing Shaun Hogan

Officers from Linn and Buchanan Counties and the Division of Criminal Investigation work the scene where a woman's body was found several hours earlier on Linn-Buchanan Road northeast of Walker on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Walker, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

WOC-AM Davenport

Man Sought In Connection W/ Death Investigation & Amber Alert

State criminal investigators say a woman found dead in Linn County, Iowa on Wednesday night was the mother of three girls who were the subjects of an Amber Alert.

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Related Topix: Waterloo, IA

KCRG

Marshals arrest fugitive in Cedar Rapids

The Linn County Correctional Center on May's Island in downtown Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KCRG

Volunteers Clean Up Toddville; Linn Residents Can Get Tree-Cutting Help

Mike Goldberg, director of the Linn County Emergency Management Agency, said this week that he has put on hold an idea to call in state support to help clean up storm damage in hard-hit Toddville after residents and Palo contractor Mark Ralston and his crew donated time and did much of the work on July 4. At the same time, Goldberg announced that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Toddville, IA, Palo, IA

KCRG

Officials Find Woman's Body Near Walker

Officials investigate at the scene where a woman's body was found near Walker Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Walker, IA, Buchanan County, IA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KCRG

Marion Man Coordinates Overseas Bulletproof Vest Donations

Bill Graham is a retired police officer from Baton Rouge, Louisianar. He served in the force for 15 years, until he retired to Marion and became a pastor.

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Related Topix: Marion, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

KCRG

Center Point Close to Goal for Library and Community Center, But Deadline Looms

CENTER POINT, Iowa- Supporters of a combined new library and community center in Center Point are very, very close to having all the money they need to start a $2.8-million dollar project.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Center Point, IA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KCRG

Toddville Residents Will Get Cleanup Help a Lot Sooner than Expected

TODDVILLE, Iowa- The hard-hit community of Toddville in Linn County is going to get some storm cleanup help a lot sooner than expected.

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Related Topix: Toddville, IA, Palo, IA

KCRG

Woman Hit, Killed on Highway in Walford

The Linn County Sheriff's Office confirms a 44-year-old woman was hit and killed on Highway 151 in Walford Thursday.

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Related Topix: Walford, IA

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