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One injured in shooting in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Cedar Rapids Police are investigating after one person was shot. Officers responded to St. Luke’s Hospital for a person with a non-life threatening gunshot wound just after 9pm on Saturday. That person has been treated and released from the hospital. Officers located a potential...
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Lawyer weighs in on protester struck by truck during protest

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Police said a group of protesters was crossing Second Street SE along Eighth Avenue SE legally; then the change gave the right-of-way to the truck driver. That’s when police said an altercation happened between the driver and one of the protesters. Darin Luneckas, a personal...
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Attorney weighs in on protestor hit by truck driver

The Grant County Sheriff's Office says the body of a missing man found in the Wisconsin River today was those of a person who had been missing for almost a year. A boxing club in Iowa City is honoring a legend with a mural on their new building, and they hope it inspires others.
IOWA CITY, IA
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Eastside church in Iowa City destroyed in morning fire

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - A fire caused extensive damage to a church on the eastern side of Iowa City on Saturday morning. At around 4:20 a.m., fire department crews were sent to a report of a fire at Iowa City Church of Christ, located at 4643 American Legion Road SE. Church officials, in a post to the organization’s Facebook page, said that the building was “totally engulfed in flames” when firefighters arrived.
IOWA CITY, IA
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Photos: Abortion-rights supporters protest in ‘Night of Rage’

Abortion-rights supporters protested in Iowa City for the second night in a row following the overturning of Roe v. Wade Friday morning. Over 200 protesters attended “Night of Rage.”. The night started with speakers on the Pentacrest, with numerous protesters expressing anger, fear, and sadness. Following the speakers, protesters...
IOWA CITY, IA
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Fire destroys Iowa City church

The Grant County Sheriff's Office says the body of a missing man found in the Wisconsin River today was those of a person who had been missing for almost a year. Fairfax Days takes to the streets with Saturday morning parade. Updated: 6 hours ago. Citizens participated in multiple Fairfax...
IOWA CITY, IA
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Iowa protestor hit by truck near courthouse

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) — Authorities in Cedar Rapids say a protestor was hit by a truck near the Linn County Courthouse. KCRG reports a woman was hit around 7:15 p.m. Friday. The protest was over the Supreme Court's recent ruling on abortion. According to police, the woman was...
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Iowa man who accidentally shot Marine with air rifle fined

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A 71-year-old Iowa City man who seriously wounded a U.S. Marine while shooting an air rifle at a squirrel has been fined $855 after pleading guilty in April to a misdemeanor. The Press-Citizen reports that Philip Olson was issued the fine Thursday for violating an...
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Photos: Iowa City Downtown Block Party

The Iowa City Downtown District hosted its fifth “Downtown Block Party” event on Saturday. The event included games, performances, music, and drinks. Betsy Potter, Director of Creative Services for the Iowa City Downtown District, said the event anticipated anywhere from 25,000 to 48,000 people. Performances, ranging from a...
IOWA CITY, IA
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UNI legend Dedric Ward hosts final youth football camp

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — This year marks the final time Dedric Ward will put on a youth football camp in Cedar Rapids. The former Cedar Rapids Washington and UNI football standout has hosted the camp for 21 years, but will soon be moving to Texas with his family.
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Iowa police say truck made 'contact' with person during pro-choice protest after Roe v. Wade reversal

Police in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, say that a pickup truck made "contact" with a person at a pro-choice protest. A spokesperson with the Cedar Rapids Police Department told Iowa News Now that one person was sent to the hospital after the incident on Friday, and explained that protesters were crossing a street while a proper signal was displayed, but when it changed, the group was still walking on the crosswalk.
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Trek Fest celebrates 37th year in Riverside

The Grant County Sheriff's Office says the body of a missing man found in the Wisconsin River today was those of a person who had been missing for almost a year. A boxing club in Iowa City is honoring a legend with a mural on their new building, and they hope it inspires others.
IOWA CITY, IA

Driver attempted to run over protestors during abortion rights rally in Iowa

This article originally appeared at Common Dreams. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Feel free to republish and share widely. An unidentified male motorist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa intentionally rammed into several women on Friday night as abortion rights defenders peacefully protested the right-wing U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade.
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ICOR Boxing in Iowa City unveils Muhammad Ali mural

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - ICOR Boxing recently moved into a new building at 391 Highland Avenue in Iowa City and decided to take advantage of the buildings proximity to Highway 6 and commission a mural of one of the most famous boxers of all time, Muhammad Ali. The mural was by Katlynne Hummelland and depicted Ali punching with an excerpt of his quote “Impossible is Nothing” ICOR Boxing plans to host a statewide boxing tournament in October open to any amateur’s in an effort to improve boxing’s popularity both in Iowa City and across the state.
IOWA CITY, IA
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Threatening ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend leads to arrest of Massachusetts man

A Massachusetts man was arrested early Saturday after allegedly threatening his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend with a knife. According to the arrest report, a Johnson County deputy was dispatched to the 200 block of Woodfield Drive in Tiffin just after 1 am on reports of a man armed with a knife, threatening his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. Upon arrival, 55-year-old Richard Moreno of Worcester was arguing with the woman in the garage of the residence.
TIFFIN, IA
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Fort Madison girls take two at Marion tourney

MARION – A two-run top of the seventh proved to be the game-winner for Fort Madison as the Lady Hounds earned a 3-1 win over Cedar Rapids Xavier Friday at the Linn-Mar tourney in Marion. The Hounds downed the Saints 3-1 and then knocked off Pleasant Valley 7-3 in...
FORT MADISON, IA
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69 Days until Hawkeye football: Tyler Endres

We continue our countdown to Iowa Hawkeye football with #69, Tyler Endres. It’s a little bit of now-or-never time for Tyler Endres, as he enters 2022 without any game action and a pair of redshirt years (2019 & 2020) to his name. Endres was a four year letterman in high school, including being named to the All-Iowa Elite All-State team as a senior. He was rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports. He also lettered in basketball and track.
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