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4 hrs ago | KCRG

Springville Man Suspected Of Sexual Abuse Caught In Arkansas

U.S. Marshals from the Little Rock office captured 24-year-old Christopher Stephens in Kensett, Ark., which is located about 50 miles northeast of Little Rock, according to the U.S. Marshals Office in Cedar Rapids.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

13 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

The Odds Iowa Builds Another Casino

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission will tell Iowans how likely it is that they will allow any more casinos in Iowa.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Iowa Government, Cedar Rapids, IA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KCRG

Options of Linn County Workers Have Questions About the Future

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- Federal rules aimed at ending the practice of 'sheltered' workshops for the disabled could mean big changes for one well-known Linn County program.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

KWQC-TV Davenport

Cedar Rapids murder case now in judge's hands

A Linn County judge is considering the fate of a 20-year-old man accused of killing a former women's basketball standout from Cedar Rapids.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Cedar Rapids, IA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KCRG

One Man Taken Into Custody Following Two County Car Chase

Cedar Rapids police and the Linn County Sheriff's Office confirm one man is in custody Tuesday morning after he led authorities on a high-speed chase on Interstate 380.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Center Point, IA, Palo, IA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KCRG

675 Rounds of Golf Available for Linn County Veterans

'To give to our veterans who have done so much for us and committed so much and really sacrificed in so many ways, it's just a small token, it's not overwhelming it's just what we can do and we are very happy to be able to do it,' Cedar Rapids council member Ann Poe said.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that they will be offering low-interest federal disaster loans to Iowa residents and business owners that were affected by the severe storms and flooding that took place June 26- July 9. Since the storms and flooding took place, the Cedar Rapids Mayor, Ron Corbetter, City Council Members and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Cedar Rapids, IA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KCRG

Authorities Investigating Fatal Linn Co. Motorcycle Crash

SHERIFF LOGO.032300.LWW - This newly modified logo on a Linn County Sheriff's car will be the standard identification on all sheriff's cars throughout the state of Iowa.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Motorcycle accident kills driver

A 36-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle accident just south of Palo in the Cedar Rapids area.

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Related Topix: Palo, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KCRG

Tajh Ross Testifies He Accidentally Shot, Killed Roundtree

Defense attorney Doug Davis questions Tajh Ross during his trial at Linn County District Court in Cedar Rapids on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KCRG

Sheriff: Pursuit That Ended in Playhouse Crash Justified

Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner says a pursuit that ended in crash in a Solon backyard Wednesday night was justified.

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Related Topix: Solon, IA, Ely, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

KCRG

IRGC Sued Over Cedar Rapids Casino Decision

Eugene Kopecky, a retired Cedar Rapids attorney and one-time Linn County attorney, is taking on the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission in an effort to overturn the commission and to win a state gaming license for a Cedar Rapids casino.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Iowa

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Car chase leads to five arrests

According to the Linn County Police, on July 23, a deputy attempted to stop a vehicle in Ely that matched the description of a vehicle involved in shots fired incident in Cedar Rapids.

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Related Topix: Ely, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Johnson County, IA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Tama County Jail Bookings & Arrests

Note: Arrest or citation for a crime is not a determination of guilt. Guilt or innocence is always determined in a court of law.

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

KCRG

Five in Custody After Shots Fired, High-Speed Chase Through Two Counties

A pickup truck in the backyard of a home on E. Elm Street in Solon after a high-speed chase.

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Related Topix: Solon, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Johnson County, IA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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

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

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