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Linn County Attorney discusses arrest of Cedar Rapids murder suspect

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -A Cedar Rapids man facing multiple murder charges will appear in court Wednesday morning at 9:30am. 20-year-old Kazius Jarekaiser Childress is charged in the shooting deaths of 19-year-old Cordal Lewis, and 22-year-old Kavon Johnson. Lewis was killed on January 27th. Johnson was killed the next day,...
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Cedar Rapids double murder suspect back in Linn County

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - (Iowa's News Now) — A man arrested Tuesday night in Davenport on charges out of Cedar Rapids is back in Linn County. Linn County jail records show Kazius Childress, 20, is now in custody at the jail. He's expected to have his first court appearance Thursday morning.
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Suspect in two Cedar Rapids murders is arrested in eastern Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A man wanted for two killings in Linn County has been arrested in Davenport. U.S. Marshals apprehended Kazius Jarekaiser Childress, 20, and took him to the Scott County Jail on Tuesday. Childress was wanted on two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of going armed with intent.
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LCSO: 47-year-old woman who drowned in Wapsipinicon River identified

Linn County, IOWA – According to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, this incident occurred right before 2 p.m. Saturday. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office, the Linn County Sheriff’s Rescue 57, Central City Fire Department, Center Point Ambulance Service and Linn County Conversation Officers responded to the report of a missing female tubing on the Wapsipinicon River.
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U.S. Marshals arrest Cedar Rapids murder suspect

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - On Tuesday, U.S. Marshals arrested a man in Davenport who is wanted on multiple murder charges in Linn County. 20-year-old Kazius Jarekaiser Childress is a suspect in two Cedar Rapids homicides - those of Cordal Lewis and Kavon Johnson - both of whom died of gunshot wounds. Police said both were targeted cases.
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Man accused of shooting Linn County deputy asks for trial delay

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - (Iowa's News Now) — The man accused of shooting a Linn County deputy during a convenience store robbery last summer wants his trial pushed back again. Stanley Donahue's attempted murder trial is set for July 12. Now he says a potential start witness in the state's case should be prohibited from identifying him at trial, saying the witness may have initially misidentified Donahue as the robber.
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Local food banks see influx in new people seeking help putting food on the table

Local food banks tell Iowa's News Now they're struggling to keep up with demand right now. Supply shortages and inflation have grocery costs going up for everyone. The director of Olivet Neighborhood Mission's Food Pantry in Linn County tells Iowa's News Now the pantry is seeing a near-constant flow of people coming in asking for help putting food on the table, including a lot of new faces.
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Free Meals for All Students Ends with the 2021-22 School Year

The universal free school meal programs that were originally introduced in March 2020 as the pandemic began, are set to expire in June 2022. This means, that the free breakfast and lunch meals that were offered to all students the last two years, will not be extended for the 2022-2023 school year.
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