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Police Arrest Man Carrying Knives Near Kennedy High School
Police arrested a man Wednesday for carrying knives near Cedar Rapids' Kennedy High School.
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Reward upped for information on Linn County home invasion
The Linn County Sheriff's Office says $5,000 has been added to the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person wanted in connection with a home invasion that happened near Alburnett in March.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Headstones Vandalized at Historic Linn County Cemetery
The recent vandalism of dozens of headstones here at Oak Hill Cemetery in Central City has been the talk of the town lately, both because of the age of the culprits, and the age of the headstones that were knocked over.
Fire Destroys Linn County Machine Shed
Crews from seven departments responded to a machine shed fire Tuesday morning south of Prairieburg.
Linn County Teen Facing Charges Following Stabbing
The Linn County Sheriff's office said a 16-year-old boy is facing charges after stabbing another teen in the leg.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Greene Square Park Renovations to Start in September
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A final push is underway to raise a total $1.95 million to provide Greene Square Park with a face-lift worthy of its crucial downtown spot between the new Cedar Rapids Public Library and the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
New Spring, New Construction Season On I-380
It's as near-nightly ritual along one portion of the northbound lanes of Interstate 380.
Two injured in Linn County rollover crash Thursday
Two people were injured in a rollover crash Thursday evening near Central City. The Linn County Sheriff's Office says 44-year-old Julie Moyer was westbound in the 1900 block of Bunker Hill Road when she lost control of her car on the loose gravel just before 6 p.m. Thursday.
Church Hopes to Keep Congregate Dining Site in Ely
ELY, Iowa - A Linn County church is trying to save a congregate dining site in Ely from closure.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Maurice Harden Sentenced to 25 Years for Attacking Officer
Maurice Harden, 19, had nothing to say in his defense before the judge revoked his probation and sent him to prison for 25 years.
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A contingent of people from Washington County were in the meeting where the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission voted 4-1 today to deny a gaming license to a firm wishing to build a $164 million casino in Linn County.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Linn County casino license would cap off three years of work
Cedar Crossing investors say they began working on this project three years ago, long before they publicly announced their plans and Thursday we find out if the big gamble was worth it.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Hundreds Run to Help Victims of Crime
Hundreds of people in Marion laced up their sneakers and put on their time chips Saturday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Grass Fire Near Fairfax Closes Wright Brothers Blvd.
Fire crews in Linn County spent about an hour just after noon Saturday working to contain a large grass fire near Fairfax -- along Wright Brothers Boulevard close to U.S. Highway 151.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Nuclear plant drill in Palo helps prepare for all emergencies
This week, employees at the Duane Arnold Energy Center in Palo went through a drill to make sure they're prepared for an emergency, like a security issue or faulty piece of equipment.
Jones County Raising Funds to Extend Grant Wood Trail
MARTELLE, Iowa -- Outdoor enthusiasts want more room to move in Jones County. The Grant Wood Trail is less than four miles long, and that's divided into two segments that aren't connected.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Meals On Wheels Closing Congregate Dining Sites in Linn County
Horizons Meals on Wheels is closing five of their senior congregate dining sites at the end of April.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Winter Sand on Cedar Rapids Streets Gets Reused
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- You can recycle paper, plastic and many common household items.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Cedar Rapids Police Investigating Suspicious Death
Police are investigating what they're calling a suspicious death in southwest Cedar Rapids.
Cedar Rapids man sentenced to 5 years for his 15th burglary conviction
Darrell Bolden, 52, who was just sentenced last month to 15 years as a habitual offender on a separate burglary charge, was sentenced Monday to another five years to run consecutively with the 15 for a total of 20 years in prison.