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8 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Ely couple gets grant to do own milk processing

An Ely couple hopes to make and sell dairy products to the public soon with the help of a grant.

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Ely, IA

12 hrs ago | KCRG

Judge gives probation to defendant in Latasha Roundtree's fatal shooting

A 24-year-old involved in the 2012 fatal shooting of Latasha Roundtree apologized Friday in a soft, quivering voice, saying he was "very sorry for his actions" that night.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Marion, IA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Tama County District Court

Steven Melvin Cooley, 64, Cedar Rapids, was sentenced to five years in prison to be served concurrently with a Linn County sentence for 3rd degree burglary.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Cameras, Tama, IA, Tama County, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Police asking for help identifying suspected credit card thief

Police say the man in the attached pictures is suspected of stealing and using another person's credit card at a convenience store in Cedar Rapids' northwest side in the morning of July 25. If you have any information about this man, you're asked to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at 286-5458.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KCRG

Hogan pleads not guilty in Gaffney murder

Shaun Hogan , seated with Linn County Public Defender Brian Sissel, makes his initial appearance via video at Linn County District Court in Cedar Rapids on Friday, July 11, 2014, on first degree murder in the death of Crystal Gaffney.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Cedar Rapids, IA, Walker, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Free round of golf for all Iowa veterans in Linn County

Cedar Rapids is offering all Iowa veterans a free round of golf from Aug, 25-Sept.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KCRG

Eighth-grader to run for seat on Cedar Rapids school board

Thirteen-year-old Matthew Haile, who will be an eighth-grader at Franklin Middle School, is planning to run for a seat on the Cedar Rapids Community School District's board in 2015.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Education Etc.

KCRG

One Injured in Four Vehicle Crash

A crash involving four vehicles sent one woman to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Coggon, IA, North Liberty, IA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KCRG

Three in Latasha Roundtree's fatal shooting to serve prison time

Liban Muhidin reviews previous statements shown to him by Assistant Linn County Attorney Laurie Craig while testifying in the trial of Tajh Ross in Linn County District Court in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KCRG

Cedar Rapids man accused of voting three times

Iowa's system of absentee voting is too loose and so subject to fraud, said Joel Miller, Linn County auditor and commissioner of elections, and he said a new criminal case may prove his point.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Cedar Rapids, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bremer County, IA

KCRG

Noisy but legal hobby disturbs some Palo residents

A Linn County resident living just outside the city limits of Palo is apparently having a 'blast' with a compound that creates explosive targets for shooters.

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Related Topix: Palo, IA, Explosion

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KCRG

Responsible alcohol service committee forms to combat drinking issues

The Area Substance Abuse Council or ASAC is behind the group. It's called the 'Responsible Alcohol Service Committee' and those interested came together for the first time Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Reinbeck Courier

3rd annual Reinbeck Art Festival Sept. 27 features 32 artists

In it's third year, the Reinbeck Art Festival has proven to be a fun, down-home event, with local and regional artists showcasing their expertise in a variety of mediums.

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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

KCRG

Tajh Ross found guilty of Roundtree murder

Tajh Malik Ross listens to the charges against him at the initial court appearance of the four men that are accused in the Latasha Roundtree homicide that occurred on September 22, 2012.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Cedar Rapids man seriously injured in crash

A 21-year-old man from Cedar Rapids was seriously injured in a crash on Thursday night in Linn County.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Ely, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

4-year-old twins unhurt after Linn County crash

The Linn County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash that sent two people two to the hospital, including a woman with 4-year-old twins.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

KCRG

Non-profit Gives Big Bean Harvest to Linn County Hungry

Feed Iowa First in Cedar Rapids said they harvested more than 2000 pounds of green beans from some of their 25 acres of produce, Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Remembering the twins killed in ATV crash

Following the death of twin 9-year-olds in Linn County, we're hearing stories from family friends.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Mount Vernon, IA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Man in IC Reports His 10-Year-Old Twin Sons Were Killed in Linn County ATV Crash

Man in IC Reports His 10-Year-Old Twin Sons Were Killed in Linn County ATV Crash Lang 8-4-14 A man in Iowa City reports that his ten-year-old twin sons were the boys killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Linn County.

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

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa authorities say 2 boys killed in ATV crash

The Linn County Sheriff's Office says several area agencies responded to a report Monday afternoon about an ATV that crashed into a creek.

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