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  1. Woman convicted in deadly I-80 crash reports to jailRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    A Cedar Rapids woman who was texting when her car collided with another vehicle in Coralville has reported to jail. 22-year-old Kaitlyn Richards was booked at the Johnson County Jail just before 5pm Wednesday.

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  2. Third suspect charged in Burge Hall burglary caseRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 29 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    She's charged with 1st Degree Burglary and Assault with Intent to Commit Serious Injury. UI Police say Dixon was among a group of people who broke into a room at Burge Hall on April 15th and assaulted and threatened a UI student.

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  3. Third Man Charged in 2017 Solon Burglary CaseRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 27 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says Butts dropped off two other subjects, 22-year-old Daijohn Jay Proctor and 21-year-old Debonayr Palmer, at a residence with an open garage at 3975 MacBride Place Northeast just after 3am on July 12, 2017. Butts admitted to dropping the two off, and to fleeing the scene when he saw a man run out of the house.

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  4. Woman sentenced in I-80 crash that killed Swisher womanRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 26 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    A Cedar Rapids woman who was texting when her car collided with another vehicle has been given two years in prison. Kaitlyn Richards, 22, also was fined $625 at her sentencing hearing Tuesday in Iowa City.

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  5. Charges filed, details released in I-380 chase that ended in creekRead the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    More details have been released as charges have officially been filed in a high-speed chase on Interstate 380 that ended when the fleeing suspect crashed into a creek. An Iowa State Patrol trooper says he clocked James Miller's vehicle traveling 82 miles per hour in the northbound lanes of the interstate north of North Liberty about 9:30 Wednesday night.

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  6. CR man taken to UIHC following car chase, crash in northern Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    A Cedar Rapids man is recovering at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after allegedly leading police on a chase in northern Johnson County which ended when he crashed into a creek. The Iowa State Patrol says the incident began about 9:30 Wednesday night when a trooper tried to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle of James Miller, 28, near the nine mile marker of northbound Interstate 380.

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  7. CR Gazette apologizes for suspicious package scare at Tate High SchoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    The Cedar Rapids Gazette is apologizing for its part in a suspicious package scare at Tate High School last week. Classes were dismissed at the school last Thursday after an unlabeled box was found near the entrance to the school at approximately 8:30 that morning.

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  8. Central State Bank Acquires Swisher BankRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    AJJ Bancorp, CSB's parent company, announced the plans Friday. The group will take over Swisher Bancshares and Swisher Trust and Savings Bank, pending regulatory approval and the approval of Swisher Bank shareholders.

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  9. NL mayor issues letter supporting I-380 widening, pushing back against Iowa CityRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    With Iowa City officials planning to send a letter to the Iowa Department of Transportation against a planned expansion of Interstate 380, at least one local municipality is putting in a good word for the idea. North Liberty Mayor Terry Donahue has presented his own letter for the city council's approval supporting the proposed expansion of I-380 from four lanes to six from Forevergreen Road to Cedar Rapids.

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  10. Solarize Johnson County far surpasses goals, tops one megawatt in solar power commitmentsRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    With a local solar power program wrapped up, officials say they not only met their price reductions goals but more than tripled them. Johnson County agreed to participate in the Solarize Johnson County program earlier this year, encouraging group buys of solar power to help reduce the overall price.

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  11. 3 Arrested in Ped Mall brawlRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Iowa City Police were called to the 100 block of South Dubuque Street just before 1:30 Sunday morning for a fight in progress. Online records show 23-year-old Jacob James Lester and 18-year-old Saivon Jaquan Lester, both of Benton Drive, were arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Interference with Official Acts.

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  12. Teen accused in armed robbery has one count sent to juvenile court; bond remains as setRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Teen accused in armed robbery has one count sent to juvenile court; bond remains as set KCJJ Staff 08/14/18 A teen allegedly involved in an armed robbery in Iowa City has had one count dismissed but remains in the Johnson County Jail on a more serious charge. Court records show Judge Mitchell Turner last week dismissed a count of Carrying Weapons against Patrick Lucas, 17, of Cedar Rapids, remanding that charge to juvenile court.

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  13. IC mayor pens second draft of letter against I-380 expansionRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton has presented a second draft of his letter to the Department of Transportation asking it not to expand Interstate 380 to six lanes. Throgmorton says in the letter to Mark Lowe, Iowa DOT director, the city has "serious concerns" about the proposal, which would add one lane in each direction between the soon-to-be built Forevergreen Road interchange and Highway 30. He says the city praises and strongly supports other modes of public transit the DOT tries, saying they need to move from "transportation planning" to evaluating alternative land development and transportation scenarios for the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City corridor.

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  14. CR man taken into custody following high-speed chase from NL to ShueyvilleRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    A high-speed chase on Interstate 380 which included three different crashes has led to the arrest of a Cedar Rapids man. The Iowa State Patrol says Jonathan Unverzagt, 18, was involved in a car crash without injuries but with property damage on the Penn Street overpass over I-380 about 5:30 Tuesday night.

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  15. CR teen accused of shooting out car window in I-380 road rage incidentRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    A Cedar Rapids man is accused of shooting out the window of another vehicle in an Interstate 380 road rage incident. Police say Dylian Hunter, 18, was involved in the road rage incident between Shueyville and North Liberty about 3:25 Saturday afternoon.

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  16. IC woman accused of encouraging teen to become prostitute has charge reinstated after fight at halfway houseRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    IC woman accused of encouraging teen to become prostitute has charge reinstated after fight at halfway house KCJJ Staff 07/06/18 A woman accused of encouraging an Iowa City teen to runaway from home and become a prostitute could have her sentence reinstated after starting a fight at a halfway house. Nakia Long of the Town and Campus Apartments on Arthur Street had been removed from the Hinzman Center in Cedar Rapids on June 12 for unspecified violations, being transferred to the Johnson County Jail.

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  17. IC woman arrested in theft of beer and lottery tickets charged in CR arsonRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    KCJJ reported in March about the arrest of Sylvia Tribble, 36, of the Town and Campus Apartments, after she allegedly stole beer and lottery tickets from the Muscatine Avenue Kum and Go. Police said the morning of March 8, Tribble poured a beer in a plastic cup then reached across the checkout counter and took two lottery tickets while the employee was elsewhere in the store.

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  18. Two teens charged following road rage incident involving weaponRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Police Chief Diane Venenga said in a news release they took two 17-year-olds from Cedar Rapids following the incident at Penn Street and Kansas Avenue. She says it started about 9:20 a.m. on Interstate 380 when an occupant in one vehicle pointed a handgun at the other vehicle.

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  19. CR man arrested despite pulling taser probes off his bodyRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Police in Iowa City say they had to physically tackle a man involved in a fight downtown after he pulled taser probes off his body. Officers had been called to the area of Linn and Washington streets a little after midnight Thursday for a report of a fight in progress.

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  20. Attorney wants client's testimony stricken in Iowa County murderRead the original story

    May 31, 2018 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    An attorney for a Williamsburg man accused in the death of a young girl wants her client's testimony withdrawn from trial, saying he didn't understand he didn't have to talk to police. Court records show Rachel Antonuccio filed a motion to suppress witness testimony last month, then filed a motion to strike the testimony of Cody Stevenson, 30, last week.

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