North Liberty,

North Liberty Fire Department responds to residential fire

NORTH LIBERTY — All occupants safely escaped a North Liberty fire on Sunday. According to a city news release, the North Liberty Fire Department was called to a fire at 1557 Burr Drive at 2:13 p.m. Sunday. Authorities said neighbors had discovered a fire outside of the home and alerted the residents.
Iowa City,

C.R. man convicted for sexually abusing intoxicated woman in I.C.

IOWA CITY — A Cedar Rapids man was convicted last week for repeatedly sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman, who was incapacitated, and video recording incidents outside a downtown bar and in a hotel on Nov. 18, 2018. A Johnson County jury, following a weeklong trial, found Carlos Allen Hivento, 34,...
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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.
Washington County,

Washington Man Given Deferred Judgment for UTV Incident

A Washington man was given a deferred judgment for an incident that occurred on April 10th. Twenty-two year-old Lane Franklin Burlingame was originally charged with first-degree theft, a class C felony, operating without owner’s consent, an aggravated misdemeanor, and cited for trespassing. At 7:16 a.m. a resident in the 1000 block of Tupelo Boulevard northeast of Riverside informed the Washington County Communications Center that he saw someone take off with their gray Polaris Ranger with a cab, and that his truck was stuck in a field. A sheriff’s deputy responded, locating an unoccupied vehicle involved in an incident with anhydrous applicator, which suffered extensive front-end damage. The Polaris was then located at Burlingame’s residence in Washington.

Iowa City Police investigating two shootings

On Monday, thousands of cyclists will head out for the second leg of RAGBRAI. Prayer vigil held for Xavior Harrelson almost two months after he went missing. People gathered over the weekend for a prayer vigil for Xavior Harrelson. The 11-year-old was reported missing on May 27. Drake University student...
Iowa City,

Gazette Daily News Podcast, July 26

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Scott County, IAQuad-Cities Times

Scott County man charged with attempted murder

A rural Scott County man is charged with shooting and wounding the father of a woman with whom he was having a domestic dispute Saturday night, Scott County Sheriff’s investigators said. The incident led to a three-hour manhunt. Taurus Kyle Puckett, 47, of New Liberty, is charged with one count...
New Liberty, IAKWQC

New Liberty man arrested in Saturday shooting

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - A man was arrested early Sunday morning after a shooting at a home in New Liberty, Scott County sheriff’s deputies said. According to an arrest affidavit, Taurus Puckett, 45, was arrested around 4:50 a.m. He’s charged with attempted murder, willful injury, armed with intent, and domestic abuse assault.