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  1. 2 high-speed chases in 1 week through Linn CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... Linn County deputies chased another vehicle involved in a shots fired incident in Cedar Rapids that ended in Solon in Johnson County. When considering whether or not to pursue a suspect in a high speed chase, Stuelke says the public's safety is ...

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  2. The Incredible Story of How a Concealed Carry Permit Holder...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | TheBlaze.com

    ... the description of the car involved in the shooting incident, the suspects led police on a chase all the way to Solon, Iowa. The suspects ended up crashing into a resident's front yard, running over a child's play house in the process. Police say ...

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  3. Close call: car chase crashes into playhouse minutes after kids leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... Cedar Rapids where shots had been fired. They say the driver sped into Johnson County, ending up on East Elm Street in Solon. Davie Meredith and her three kids watched as that high speed chase sent a car barreling through their yard, crashing into ...

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  4. Sheriff: Pursuit That Ended in Playhouse Crash JustifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | KCRG

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

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  5. Three Johnson County Cities to Have Special Elections for City OfficesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... to postpone similar elections until the next regularly scheduled city election, but the appointments in North Liberty, Solon, and Oxford all took place before the law went into effect. North Liberty residents will now vote for mayor and one city ...

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  6. Police Arrest Five After High Speed Chase Ends in SolonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Police have arrested five subjects following a wild high-speed chase that started in Cedar Rapids and ended when a truck crashed into a playhouse in Solon.

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  7. Five in Custody After Shots Fired, High-Speed Chase Through Two CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KCRG

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

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  8. West Branch Man Faces Multiple Charges After FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KCRG

    According to Johnson County Sheriff's Office criminal complaints, around 2:25 a.m. Saturday, 23-year-old Mitchell D. Slocum was at a party with several other people in Solon.

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  9. Bottle Used as Weapon During Melee at Solon Beef Days After-Hours PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Bottle Used as Weapon During Melee at Solon Beef Days After-Hours Party Lang 7-21-14 A party following a night at Solon Beef Days turned ugly when one participant attempted to use a broken bottle as a weapon against another guest.

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  10. Police log - July 18, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... All suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Ryan Leigh Ransom, 28, of Solon, was arrested Thursday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a warrant for probation violation on an ...

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  11. Arraignment Set for NL Woman Accused of Stealing Money from Mid-PrairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... school districts, a position she held until June 12th of this year, when she quit to become the payroll manager of the Solon Community School District. She has since resigned from that post as well, and her resignation was accepted by the Solon ...

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  12. Arraignment for former Mid-Prairie biz manager set for July 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | KCRG

    ... her resignation from the Mid-Prairie and Keota positions in April and accepted a job as a payroll manager for the Solon Community School District. During a Monday regular meeting, the Solon school board approved Steege's resignation. The witness ...

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  13. Solon Softball Ready For Run At TitleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | KCRG

    ... leads Class 4A in nearly every significant offensive category. But add a dynamic hurler in the pitching circle and the Solon Spartans have all the necessary components for a successful state tournament run. Lefty Emily Ira struck out the first nine ...

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  14. Solon Man to Plead Not Guilty in Regina Extortion CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Solon Man to Plead Not Guilty in Regina Extortion Case Lang 7-14-14 A Solon man accused of sending threatening letters about the Regina High School football program says he's pleading not guilty.

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  15. Solon Man Charged with Sexually Abusing 15-Year OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... the victim's parents. Brown then lied to conceal the whereabouts of the victim. Police say the two returned to Brown's Solon residence, where Brown allegedly committed sex acts with the victim on two separate occasions. Brown is charged with two ...

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  16. Solon Man Charged With Sending Threatening Letters to Regina High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | KCRG

    ... 8, 2013 in Delhi, Iowa. Regina defeated Maquoketa Valley, 24-7. (Adam Wesley/Gazette-KCRG TV9) IOWA CITY, Iowa. -- A Solon man has been arrested for writing letters accusing Regina High School football coaches of providing performance-enhancing ...

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  17. Sheriff's Office: Solon man had sex with 15-year-old runawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | KCRG

    A Solon man is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old and helping her run away from home.

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  18. Steege charged with second-degree theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... manager, being promoted to business manager in 2010. She resigned from the district on June 12 to take a job in Solon. Between July 2010 and July 2013 she also served as the shared business manager with the Keota School District. "A person is ...

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  19. Langhorne woman injured by exploding laptopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Philly.com

    ... that can cause serious property damage and even injury," commission spokesman Scott Wolfson said. In 2006, a family in Solon, Iowa, reported watching an Apple laptop erupt in flames. Several electronics companies over the years have reported laptops ...

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  20. Exploding laptop hurts Bucks womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Philly.com

    ... that can cause serious property damage and even injury," commission spokesman Scott Wolfson said. In 2006, a family in Solon, Iowa, reported watching an Apple laptop erupt into flames. Several electronic companies over the years have reported ...

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