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IC man allegedly over four times legal limit to drive when arrested for third OWI

An Iowa City man was reportedly over four times the legal limit to drive when arrested for his third OWI Sunday evening. Police say 39-year-old Aaron Johnson of Iowa Avenue was observed at 6:20 pm after being called in as an intoxicated driver. He reportedly was inside a convenience store to purchase alcohol and was refused. Johnson got back into his vehicle and drove away.
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Woman charged in Walcott hotel theft pleads guilty to lesser charges

A woman who was accused of helping with the theft of $33,000 worth of property from a hotel in Walcott entered a plea agreement last Wednesday that dropped all charges except conspiracy. Christina Trudeau, 40, of Princeton was taken into custody when she turned herself in on May 17. She...
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North Liberty townhouse sustains extensive damage in fire

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa (KCRG) - A fire first reported by neighbors caused significant damage to a home in North Liberty over the weekend, according to officials. At around 2:13 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, the North Liberty Fire Department and other agencies were sent to a report of a fire at 1557 Burr Drive. Neighbors to the home noticed a fire on the front outside of the structure, which allowed them to notify the people inside. Firefighters needed multiple crews and around 26 minutes to get the fire under control, which spread along the home’s eaves to the attic.
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Three Injured In Two Weekend Shootings in Iowa City [VIDEO]

A pair of weekend shootings in Iowa City left three people injured. Iowa City Police have released a video of one of the incidents. The Iowa City Police Department (ICPD) says the first shooting happened just after 9:15 pm Saturday night, July 24, in the 2600 block of Muscatine Avenue. Officers were sent to the scene after the ICPD received numerous reports of shots fired.
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‘Extremely offensive’: Neo-Nazi group distributes propaganda in Davenport again

White supremacist propaganda is being tossed onto people’s front lawns in Davenport again, a Davenport resident told Little Village on Monday. And once again, the propaganda from the neo-Nazi National Alliance is in the former of large sticker that are wrapped around old copies of Little Village, placed in clear plastic bags and thrown onto lawns and driveways in the early hours of the morning when there are no witnesses present.
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Quad Cities sees increase in COVID cases after months of decline

QUAD CITIES (KWQC) - The Quad Cities is seeing an increase in COVID cases after several months of decline, with both unvaccinated people and the delta variant playing a role. “The delta variant is prevalent in the state of Iowa,” Amy Thoreson said, the director at the Scott County Health Department. “In the month of June, we had 88 cases reported in Scott County. Through today we’re at 172 in July.”
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Iowa City Police report eight gunfire cases in the last 10 days

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Iowa City police had a busy weekend following several reports of gunfire over the course of two days that injured three people. Now, police are looking at shootings in previous years to try and prevent gun violence from continuing in Iowa City. In nearly seven...
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Iowa woman ordered to pay fines following Sherman County drug stop

LOUP CITY, Neb. — An Iowa woman has been ordered to pay $450 in fines for infractions related to a drug stop in Sherman County. According to Sherman County Court records, Sirena Lindsay, 27, of Iowa City, Iowa, was ordered to pay a $100 fine for possession of use of drug paraphernalia. She was also ordered to pay a $300 fine for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana and $50 for possession or consumption of an open container of alcohol.
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Tweet of blue tap water at University of Iowa raises concern

David Cwiertny, a Civil Engineering Professor at the University of Iowa, turned on the faucet at the Seamans Center and blue water rushed out of the tap. “An energy company took over my university’s water plant, and all I got was this blue water in my department office,” He tweeted on July 8.
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Nelly to perform at Xtream Arena in Coralville in October

People around the world had the chance to learn about, and remember, an Iowa State University golfer who died doing what she loved. Federal health officials are considering revising mask guidelines. Defense attorneys for Drew Blahnik rest their case, no witnesses called. Updated: 1 hours ago. Attorneys for murder suspect...
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UI College of Law alum announces candidacy for ICCSD Board of Education

Lawyer and Iowa native Maka Pilcher-Hayek is running for Iowa City Community School District Board of Education. Pilcher-Hayek announced Monday morning that she is pursuing school board member Dromi Etsey’s seat, who is not running for reelection. Etsey secured her spot on the board in September 2020. “It’s the most...
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