New Administrative Building
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Linn-Mar Administrative Building will be held Monday, June 12th at 4:00 PM. The site, at 3557 Winslow Road, is near the intersection of Tower Terrace and Winslow Roads, across from Linn-Mar Stadium. Guests are asked to park in the east lot at Excelsior Middle...
One dead, one seriously injured in crash involving semi in Marion
MARION, Iowa (KCRG) - One person is dead and another was injured after a crash in Marion involving a semi-truck Tuesday morning. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office said it happened at about 8:23 a.m. at County Home Road and North 10th Street. Deputies said a semi-truck heading westbound on...
Iowa teen sentenced to life in prison for killing parents to ‘take charge of his life’
An Iowa teenager who said he killed his parents to “take charge of his life” was sentenced Monday to life in prison with a chance of parole in 50 years.
Arthur Flowers requests new trial
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The Cedar Rapids man who went from facing life in prison to 10 years in the death of a 22-year-old woman now wants a new trial. Arthur Flowers is convicted of beating Emily Leonard to death inside his home in April of last year. Flowers...
Three injured in crash on Highway 5, one airlifted to Des Moines
An accident occurred early Monday afternoon, resulting in three individuals being injured, with one of them sustaining serious injuries. The incident took place approximately two miles south of Unionville. The driver identified as Randolph Reed, 57 years old and from Columbia, was airlifted via a medical helicopter to Mercy One...
Cedar Rapids Police seeking cognitively impaired man who left hospital
Cedar Rapids Police have issued an Operation Quickfind on a 64-year-old man who was last seen Monday afternoon at Compass Memorial Hospital. Donald Jellison is described as having dementia, a history of alcohol abuse, and suffers from muscle atrophy. He was last seen wearing a grey crewneck sweatshirt, dark grey/black...
Buffalo Creek Park campground in Linn County to remain closed for rest of 2023 camping season
COGGON, Iowa (KCRG) - Buffalo Creek Park campground, near Coggon, has closed and is expected to stay closed for the rest of the 2023 camping season, the Linn County Conservation Department announced Tuesday. The closure comes as the campground has seen significantly lower usage this year. Linn County Conservation Community...
CRPD Investigating Sunday Morning Traffic Fatality of Coralville woman
Cedar Rapids Police are investigating a weekend traffic fatality involving a motorcycle, a deer and another vehicle. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of I-380 southbound and Wright Brothers Blvd at 2:30 am on Sunday following reports of a motorcycle accident and possible fatality. On-scene, officers and investigators found evidence of a motorcycle-vs-deer collision and subsequent motorcyclist-vs-motor vehicle collision.
Cedar Boat Club’s fireworks on the river show returns for first time since 2019
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - It’s not too early to start planning which fireworks displays to see in eastern Iowa this year. The Cedar Boat Club announced its fireworks on the river show is not only making a return for the first time since 2019, it’s also the show’s 75th anniversary.
Head-on crash in northeast Missouri injures 3
NEAR UNIONVILLE, Mo. — A Monday afternoon head-on crash in northeast Missouri sent three people to the hospital with injuries. It happened at 12:07 p.m. on Highway 5, two miles south of Unionville, Mo. State troopers say a car driven by Randolph Reed, 57, of Columbia, Mo., crossed the...
The Adaptive Sports League helps kids with disabilities stay active and have fun
Marion, Iowa (KCRG) -A league for kids with adaptive needs in the 6 -17 year age range kicked off the season on Monday. Every Monday and Wednesday for the rest of the month kids will get to play a different sport with a coach and volunteer. These include soccer, flag...
Ethan Orton sentenced to life in prison after killing parents
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - A Cedar Rapids teenager who admitted to killing his parents at their home in October 2021 has been sentenced to life in prison. Orton pled guilty to two counts of first-degree murder back in February 2023. Court documents say Ethan Alexander Orton killed Misty Scott-Slade and Casey Orton at their home in the 300 block of Carnaby Drive NE. When police arrived at the home, they say they found Orton sitting outside the home covered in blood.
10 Years of Serenity: Free Sunrise Yoga at Lowe Park with Be Well Marion and Marion Parks and Recreation
Be Well Marion and Marion Parks and Recreation offer free outdoor yoga classes at the Klopfenstein Amphitheater for the Performing Arts at Lowe Park. The program, now in its 10th year, will run every Saturday at 7:30 a.m. from June 10th to the end of August.
National Guard solider, Cedar Rapids father identified in fatal Iowa City car accident
A Cedar Rapids man struck by a yet-to-be-named driver near Iowa City West High School last month has died. The man, who was out for a run, was identified as 45-year-old Corey J. Hite, Iowa City Police public safety information officer Lee Hermiston told the Press-Citizen in an email Monday morning. Police confirmed...
Some storms possible along front that brings more comfortable temperatures
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - We’ll be watching a cold front on Tuesday that has the potential to bring a round of scattered showers and storms, hopefully providing some beneficial rainfall. An area of cloudiness is present this morning, with a few embedded showers within. This shower activity is...
Bankrupt Retail Chain to Close Doors of Four Iowa Stores in Coming Weeks
Leading bridal retailer to close a store on June 27, with more to come. Despite selling one out of every three wedding dresses in the United States and a booming wedding industry, bridal retailer David's Bridal will be closing all of its stores in Iowa and laying off staff.
Marion woman uses love of sewing to help those in need
The U.S. Navy released a new video of what it calls an unsafe interaction. The Telegraph Herald reports the Dubuque Community School District's permanent online school has seen an increase in students in its first year. People in D.C. hear sonic boom as US fighter jets move to intercept civilian...
Linn County Man Wins $300,000 Lottery Prize [PHOTO]
All it takes is one scratch ticket and your life could change forever. A Linn County man is experiencing the lottery dream after winning a top prize by playing one of the Iowa Lottery's premium scratch tickets. How many times have you been standing in line at a gas station...
One more warm day before a break
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Another quiet night ahead. With a partly cloudy sky, we fall into the 60s for lows, continuing the similar pattern we have stuck with since the mid part of last week. Tuesday brings a chance for showers and storms as moisture moves into the area...
Coralville motorcyclist dies in crash involving deer, another vehicle in Cedar Rapids
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - A Coralville woman died in a crash involving a motorcycle, a deer and another vehicle, police confirmed Monday. The crash happened at the intersection of I-380 southbound and Wright Brothers Boulevard at about 2:30 a.m. on Sunday. Police said the driver of the motorcycle, identified...
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