Linn County Newswire

Linn County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Linn County, IA.

Results 1 - 20 of 243 in Linn County, IA

  1. CR Police can't find hit and run vehicle so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | KCRG

    ... and parts left at the scene. In addition, officers identified nearly 60 vehicles matching that description in Linn County. All were checked out and none were involved. Police now believe the suspect vehicle is registered in another county or another ...

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  2. More Iowa Republicans skipping League of Women Voters forumsRead the original story

    Yesterday | KCRG

    More and more Iowa Republicans say they won't be taking part in League of Women Voters forums in the future. State Rep. Ken Rizer tells KCRG-TV9 he's not going to be attending next month's political forum by the league's Linn County chapter.

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  3. The roads to avoid this construction seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | KCRG

    ... Grande Ave a Iris Ave NW and Camelot Ave NW a Mt Vernon Rd SE from East Post Rd to 44th St (joint project with Linn County) To hear more about these projects, people can attend an open house on Wednesday, March 29, at the Cedar Rapids Public ...

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  4. Linn County lottery players win bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | KCRG

    ... "Everybody keeps asking me, but I'm not trying to give up my method." The winning tickets were purchased within Linn County, both at a specific Casey's location. If you're feeling lucky, details about how to play these games, and number of prizes ...

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  5. Court ordered furlough inmate fails to return to Linn County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | KCRG

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office is searching for a female inmate who failed to return from a court ordered furlough. Jailers released 28-year-old Katie Edgerly on March 13 and she was to return by 6 p.m. Thursday.

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  6. Emergency Management says burn ban would not have stopped grass firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | KCRG

    ... for the area. It's up to the state fire marshal to issue a burn ban, at the request of local authorities. The Linn County Sheriff's Office and Urbana Fire Department confirmed firefighters put out at least six grass fires. One started at Blairs ...

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  7. Grass fires, crashes slow traffic on I-380Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | KCRG

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office and Urbana Fire Department confirmed firefighters have put out at least five grass fires. One started at Blairs Ferry Road in northeast Cedar Rapids around 3:45 p.m. Others burned at various spots up north to Urbana.

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  8. Eugene Kopecky v. Iowa Racing and Gaming CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | FindLaw

    ... law or in violation of any provision of law" under section 17A.19(10)(b) (2015). In March 2013, the citizens of Linn County approved a referendum to permit gambling games in the county. Soon thereafter, an organization in Linn County applied to the ...

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  9. Police: Man shot in buttocks gave false identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | KCRG

    ... police learned his real identity. Officers arrested Northern on March 14 for probation violation warrants out of Linn County, and a Waterloo charge of giving false information to law enforcement. Two Waterloo residents, 18-year-old Sahjit Phillips ...

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  10. Competing legislative forums spark controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | KCRG

    ... with Farm Bureau to schedule their own separate forum at the same time as the League of Women Voter forum. Linn County supervisor Brent Oelson says he was outraged when he found out and created a Facebook event to get the word out. He called it the ...

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  11. GOP senator: Trump should release tax returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Hill

    Sen. Joni Ernst said at a town hall Friday she thinks President Trump should publicly release his tax returns. "Do you think the president should release his tax returns so that we know he's acting in the best interest for the American people?" an audience member asked her during a town hall in Linn County, Iowa.

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  12. Black man paralyzed by white officer's shot sues Iowa cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Hawk Eye

    A black driver is suing an Iowa city and a white police officer who shot him during a traffic stop, leaving him paralyzed. Jerime Mitchell's lawsuit filed last month in Linn County lists negligence and assault by Cedar Rapids and Officer Lucas Jones.

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  13. Trial scheduled for Linn County man accused of killing momRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A trial in Cedar Rapids has been scheduled for a man accused of killing his mother in their Hiawatha mobile home. Court records say 32-year-old Joseph Hubbard may rely on the defenses of insanity, diminished responsibility and self-defense at the trial, which is set to begin May 1. He's pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and other crimes in the December slaying of 56-year-old Deborah Roman.

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  14. Lawsuit against Cedar Rapids and officer claims negligence and recklessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... over his license and registration but was never told by Jones why he had been pulled over. Contradicting what Linn County Attorney Jeremy Vander Sanden said in a previous news conference, that Mitchell was profane and aggressive. Vander Sanden also ...

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  15. Jerime Mitchell sues city of Cedar Rapids, police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | KCRG

    ... Lucas Jones and the city over the altercation that left him paralyzed on November 1st. Court documents filed in Linn County show the Mitchells are suing for negligence, assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and loss of ...

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  16. Linn County Supervisors say Iowa Voter I.D. bill will mean higher property taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | KCRG

    Linn County Supervisors say a Voter I.D. law passed by the Iowa House last week will eventually mean a property tax hike for county taxpayers. Supervisors meeting this morning called out one particular lawmaker, Republican Ken Rizer of Marion, for increasing costs to the county.

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  17. Ely driver injured Linn County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An Ely man was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after crashing his pickup near the Highway 13 and Highway 30 northbound off ramp. Linn County Deputies say Dustin Hoffman, 45, tried getting off the Highway 30 ramp and get on Highway 13 when he lost control and rolled several times.

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  18. Court upholds Iowa gambling commission's licensing practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... w casino might take away from those already operating. The commission denied a Cedar Rapids casino license after Linn County voters in March 2013 approved a gambling referendum by a 22-percentage-point margin.

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  19. ?Suspect in Wayne Avenue shooting pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... away. The gun was found in the downspout of a nearby house. That gun was later determined to be stolen from Linn County and Hall was also in possession of several baggies of marijuana. Hall has been charged with Attempted Murder, Reckless Use of a ...

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  20. Jury convicts defendant of two 2014 Cedar Rapids killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Linn County jury has found a man guilty of killing two people in Cedar Rapids nearly three years ago. Cedar Rapids television station KGAN reports that the jury convicted Kendu Petties on Monday of two counts of first-degree murder and one of conspiracy.

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