Iowa City Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Officer accused of drunken driving no longer with departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | KCRG

    The Iowa City police chief says an officer who was under investigation for a drunken driving charge no longer works for the department. The police chief and Sgt.

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  2. NTSB calls to a expeditea improvements to DOT-111 railcarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | KCRG

    There are 97,000 DOT-111 tank cars in use carrying flammable liquids, including crude oil and ethanol, across the United States. However there are safety issues with the cars because they can be easily punctured in a derailment and their valves are weak.

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  3. Cause of Friday night Iowa City landfill fire still unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2011 | KCRG

    The Iowa City Fire Department doesn't yet know what caused a fire at the Iowa City Landfill, where a tire-fueled blaze burned for months three years ago. Battalion Chief Brian Platz said when crews cleared the scene at the landfill shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, the fire had been left smothered under a layer of clay.

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  4. Iowa City police respond to fake bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2013 | KCRG

    The Iowa City Police Department is investigating a fake threat in which a man claimed to have a bomb and hostages at a downtown business. According to a police department news release, officers responded to US Bank, 204 E. Washington St., at 12:14 a.m. Sunday after a man called in and said he was holding hostages there.

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  5. Inmate dies at University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | KCRG

    Prison officials announced Saturday that 62-year-old Steven Ralph Helfer died of natural causes Friday at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

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  6. Firefighters smother fire at Iowa City landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | KCRG

    Crews from several Johnson County communities smothered a fire at the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center on Friday night. The Iowa City Fire Department was originally called out ot the landfill, located at 3900 Hebl Avenue SW, for a report of a grass fire shortly after 9:00 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters determined the fire was contained to garbage in a small area of the landfill.

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  7. UI police makes promises to sex assault victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | KCRG

    University of Iowa student Becca Booth holds a sign during a protest on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at the Pentacrest in Iowa City, Iowa. About 40 students and residents protested against University of Iowa's sexual assault policy.

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  8. Bid to demolish Iowa City wastewater plant lower than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | KCRG

    Despite the rising cost of construction projects, plans to demolish Iowa City's now-closed north Wastewater Treatment Plant managed to come in several million dollars below the original estimate. On Tuesday, the Iowa City Council will vote on awarding a contract for the wastewater plant demolition project to Minnesota-based Veit & Company, Inc. Veit & Company's roughly $2.05 million bid for the project is less than half the $5.5 million estimate for the project, which was drafted by a private engineering firm.

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  9. Iowa City woman faces marijuana charges; tried to flush bags as police arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | KCRG

    According to criminal complaints, on March 4, the Johnson County Drug Task Force served a search warrant at 2023 Davis Street, the home of 26-year-old Marvella A. Lindsey. Police said when they entered the residence, Lindsey was trying to flush individually packaged plastic bags of marijuana down the toilet.

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  10. Official: Despite rain, fire danger not going awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KCRG

    Grass fires continue to be a concern for Eastern Iowa fire departments, even after a storm system brought rain to much of the area Thursday morning. "The fire chances are going to remain high," said Lt.

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  11. Fire call leads to drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2013 | KCRG

    According to criminal complaints, the Iowa City fire and police departments responded to 634 S. Lucas St. at 7:49 p.m. Jan. 4 for a report of a fire. Police said as crews were fighting the fire, they could see marijuana contraband in a bedroom from outside of the residence.

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  12. Woods transitions from Hawkeye LBs to TEsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KCRG

    Iowa tight ends coach LeVar Woods talks with tight end Henry Krieger Coble at spring football practice at the University of Iowa's indoor practice facility in Iowa City on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Tight ends coach LeVar Woods works with wide receiver Jacob Hillyer at spring football practice at the University of Iowa's indoor practice facility in Iowa City on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

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  13. High school graduation rate in Iowa tops 90 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KCRG

    The statewide high school graduation rate surpassed 90 percent last year, according to data released Wednesday by the Iowa Department of Education. The figures, which detail how many students graduate high school within four years, show a slight increase statewide, from 89.7 percent in 2013 to 90.5 percent in 2014.

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  14. Shower The Crisis Center donation drive in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | KCRG

    You may know the phrase, “April showers bring May flowers”, and The Crisis Center of Johnson County hopes people shower them with donations. All through April they're holding “Shower The Crisis Center”, asking for people to donate baby products.

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  15. Iowa crime victims could soon seek a address confidentialityaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | KCRG

    Victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, trafficking and stalking may soon be able to keep their home addresses private under a new bill advancing through the Iowa Legislature. The “Safe at Home Act” would establish an address confidentially program, which would allow certain crime victims to receive a “new legal address to be used for all official purposes.” Actual home addressed would not be included on public records, including voter registration and absentee ballot lists.

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  16. Oxford man accused of selling two pounds of pot to undercover officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | KCRG

    According to Johnson County Sheriff's Office criminal complaints, members of the Johnson County Drug Task Force and Iowa City Police Department's Street Crimes Action Team made arrangements on Monday to buy two pounds of marijuana from 22-year-old Brandon M. Feijo. Police said they met with Feijo in Coralville and exchanged $6,800 for two pounds of marijuana.

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  17. Iowa baseball team ranked for 1st time in 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | KCRG

    Iowa head coach Rick Heller talks with an umpire before the start of their game at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City on Friday, April 18, 2014. Fresh off a three-game home sweep of 19th-ranked Indiana, the University of Iowa baseball team entered the Collegiate Baseball national poll at number 24 Monday.

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  18. Police say North Liberty man hit woman and her dog, took off in her carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | KCRG

    According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, officers took a report of an assault that occurred around 2:30 a.m. March 22. Police said 23-year-old Anthony M. Hutchinson got into an argument with a woman at a residence in Iowa City. During the argument, Hutchinson allegedly smashed the woman's iPhone, broke her DVD player and damaged a small table when he threw it against a wall.

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  19. Johnson County community ID program could launch this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | KCRG

    The program would offer ID cards to any member of the community, regardless of immigration status. Johnson County Auditor Travis Weipert said the ultimate goal of the program is to increase safety, as people with identification cards typically feel better about approaching law enforcement.

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  20. NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships underway in Iowa CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | KCRG

    If you've noticed a wide array of college logos and colors in Iowa City lately, it's for good reason. The NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships got underway Thursday morning at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on the University of Iowa campus.

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