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  1. Authorities identify body found in creek as Cedar Rapids manRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office said Monday that the state medical examiner's office had identified the body as 34-year-old John Conley of Cedar Rapids. Conley's body was found Sept.

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  2. Man's body found in Indian Creek positively identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    UPDATE: On September 17, Linn County authorities announced the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office had positively identified the body that was found in Indian Creek as 34-year-old John Conley of Cedar Rapids. UPDATE: Linn County authorities say a man's body was found three days after a 34-year-old man went missing after a kayak flipped on Indian Creek.

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  3. First "pedal pub" comes to eastern IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A pedal pub is a multi-passenger human powered vehicle. The pedal pub, called the DoubleTree Express, was put into operation by the Doubletree by Hilton Cedar Rapids hotel.

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  4. Facelifts coming to I-380/I-80 interchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    One of the state's busiest interstate interchanges is preparing for a major facelift after coming across a problem the state never anticipated. A $300 million project is in the works for the spot where Interstate 80 and Interstate 380 meet in Johnson County.

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  5. Blink-182 cancels Cedar Rapids showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    "The past few months have just sucked as I have been sidelined just waiting for my doctors to clear me so I could get back on the road and perform with my band. Unfortunately, the risks associated with drumming are still too great.

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  6. Man's body found during search of Indian CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    UPDATE: Linn County authorities say a man's body was found three days after a 34-year-old man went missing after a kayak flipped on Indian Creek. On Thursday, authorities sent out cadaver dogs along Indian Creek before coming upon a deceased man in the water.

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  7. Cedar Rapids taking steps to keep floodwaters at bayRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 5 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Officials in Cedar Rapids and surrounding areas are preparing for flooding as the National Weather Service adjusted predictions of when the Cedar River there will crest. The service now says the river will crest Sunday afternoon at 17.5 feet - 5.5 feet above flood stage.

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  8. Authorities worry more rain will hinder search for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police say 34 year-old John Conley and 30 year-old Samantha Conley were kayaking on Indian Creek when their kayak hit some debris causing it to flip over. Samantha was rescued by fire crews last night but john is still missing.

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  9. Man still missing after water rescue on Indian CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Cedar Rapids firefighters were able to bring in a boat upstream to rescue the woman.

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  10. Judge: University of Iowa must pay $21.5M to contractorRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 30 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A judge has ruled that the University of Iowa must pay nearly $21.5 million, plus interest, to a plumbing contractor for work done on the new Hancher Auditorium and university's Stead Family Children's Hospital. Television station KCRG reports that the Johnson County District judge made the decision this week after the Iowa Board of Regents sought to have an arbitrator's decision favoring Modern Piping Inc., of Cedar Rapids, overturned.

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  11. Cedar Rapids police make an arrest in arson caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Grant Michael Ajango, 22-years-old, was arrested for second-degree arson and third-degree burglary. Police said he set an intentional fire at 1445 1st Ave SE that reported after 7:30 p.m. Saturday night.

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  12. Man pleads guilty to intimidating flight crew after June emergency landing at CIDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A man accused of forcing an emergency landing at the Eastern Iowa Airport could face up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of intimidating a flight crew member and flight attendants on Thursday. A release on the plea from the U.S. Department of Justice shows Guilherme Alves De Melo was a passenger on an international American Airlines flight traveling from Calgary, Canada to Chicago on June 23. The release goes onto say Alves became disruptive at several points during the flight, and "lost it" when the plane was about an out from landing in Chicago.

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  13. Police: Pair sex trafficked girl, 16, through 5 statesRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Sun News cites an affidavit from Myrtle Beach police that says a possible human trafficking investigation began Thursday. According to Horry County inmate records, 23-year-old Mark Cortez Spicer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was arrested Saturday in connection with the trafficking.

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  14. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A long time family business, Duchess Cleaning on Center Point Road in Cedar Rapids was destroyed by a fire early Monday morning. Cedar Rapids Fire department received a call just before 5:00 a.m. for a report of a large fire at the business.

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  15. Linn County deputies take suspected driver into custody after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    UPDATE: The person suspected to be involved in Friday's chase has now been taken into custody, according to Linn County deputies. The suspect has been identified by deputies as 34-year-old Michael Woodward, of Cedar Rapids.

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  16. One person hit by car, possibly life-threatening injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Cedar Rapids Police responded to a report of a person struck and pinned by a vehicle near 1618 Park Towne Lane around 11 p.m. Thursday.

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  17. Cedar Rapids prepares to open city's second roundabout, says more to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Engineers in the city of Cedar Rapids say it is behind, compared to other nearby cities, when it comes to transforming streetlights into traffic circles. On Wednesday, the city held a "mobile open house" outside of Hoover Elementary prior to the opening of the city's second roundabout.

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  18. 2 convicted of transporting pounds of meth into IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A man and woman, who trafficked massive quantities of ice methamphetamine into Iowa, have pled guilty in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Marty Brian Robbins, 55, of Marion, was convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

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  19. Police say two hurt after car driven off bridge in Cedar RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police in Cedar Rapids say two people were taken to the hospital after a car was apparently driven off of a bridge on Wednesday. Officers say they were dispatched to the 90 block of Edgewood Road in Cedar Rapids just before 8 p.m. after a call alerted them to a car off of the bridge in the area.

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  20. 2 suspects arrested in 3 burglary casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police say Anfernee Penny Frazier, 22, of Hiawatha, was arrested for 2nd Degree Burglary for entering an occupied home in the 7300 block of Prairie Heights Drive SW on August 2nd. Frazier allegedly stole property while people were in the home.

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