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Living out a real life Home Alone scenario is not what one Iowa couple had in mind on Christmas Day. A Cedar Rapids man says his daughter was left alone in Houston by United Airlines after flying unaccompanied from...
The City of Seattle has severed their $3 billion dollar relationship with banking giant Wells Fargo calling the bank a promoter of social injustice. Wells Fargo has a massive business footprint in the state of Iowa. They are funding...
Without a strong guarantee of anonymity, many would be deterred from coming forward and sharing information of public interests with journalists. As a result, problems such as corruption or crime might go undetected and unchallenged, to the ultimate detriment...
The potential for corruption in the case against Lucas Jones reaches the highest levels of law enforcement. Everything you didn't want to believe about the background of Lucas Jones and the Jerime Mitchell shooting is real. Lucas Jones is the...
Considering Ottumwa has a considerable Hispanic population this was probably not the best way to respond publicly to criticism from a bilingual American citizen named Anthony Garcia. Those nasty internet folk have pounced on whoever had admin privilege to that...
OK, that was it. The final straw. My discomfort on this topic has been brewing for quite some time but due to sheer laziness not to mention a partial dependency on my part time marijuana addiction, the two of...
Transamerica put 120 Cedar Rapidians out of work Thursday afternoon in their ongoing effort to save money and improve operational efficiency. At least they didn’t call it a restructuring. An official speaking on behalf of Transamerica released a doozy of a...
Nice teaser guys. The music is a fine touch. It’s long been a rumor… now police say it’s true! Crime from Chicago and other big cities is making its  way into Eastern Iowa! Forrest Saunders investigates how police are fighting…(dramatic pause)…CHICAGO CRIME! During a week...
Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden has rejected an open records request filed by the CR Defender to obtain dashcam video of the police shooting that left one Cedar Rapids man paralyzed. Citing Iowa Open Records Law 22.7 the...
KCRG News doesn’t want you to know this. If you’re one of the 4,800 people the city threatened with collections on unpaid speeding tickets, you might be due a cool $1,000. Speeders rejoice…this might be your chance to stick it...
Self-driving vehicles are coming to the I-380 corridor thanks to a deal between the Iowa DOT and German mapping company HERE. The testing permit allows HERE to test driverless vehicles between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, with hopes of...
Not all Alliant Energy customers are buying the company excuse. Alliant Energy commissioned a junior high writer to draft a bizarre apology to customers angry at 150% hikes in their electric bill. The letter was published on a free Worpress.com...
News of Transamerica’s plan to relocate the majority of staff from the Edgewood location to C St had the bar top roaring last night with Aegon stories. The Dutch based insurance giant is a major employer in Cedar Rapids. Chances...