Updated: One Person Killed in St. Patrick’s Day Shooting at Marion BarQ98.51 DAY AGO
Update: Police release name of person killed in Cocktails & Company shootingcbs2iowa.com2 DAYS AGO
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Inmate, three staff at Anamosa prison hospitalized after exposure to ‘unknown substance’
ANAMOSA, Iowa (KCRG) - An incident involving an unknown substance led to multiple people becoming ill at the Anamosa State Penitentiary on Saturday night, according to officials. At around 11:30 p.m., Iowa Department of Corrections staff responded to a cell where an inmate was experiencing a medical emergency and was...
Updated: One Person Killed in St. Patrick’s Day Shooting at Marion Bar
Multiple law enforcement agencies were called to a shooting in Marion late Friday night. According to a media release from the Marion Police Department, officers responded to a shots fired call at Cocktails and Company at approximately 11:06 p.m. last night. Cocktails and Company, at 1625 Blairs Ferry Road in...
Investigation continues after fatal Marion bar shooting
A major construction project, changing one exit on Interstate 80 to a diverging diamond, is getting underway in Coralville, leading to some traffic changes. KCRG-TV9's Brian Tabick spoke to people who live nearby and watched as multiple agencies sped to the scene of the fatal shooting on Friday night. First...
An Iowa Company Is Getting Funding To Produce Microchips
(Des Moines, IA) -- President Joe Biden said in his State of the Union address this year that he wanted more microchips to be produced in the United States. Iowa will be part of that. Collins Aerospace in Cedar Rapids will get $1.8 million from the Iowa Economic Development Authority...
Solon woman arrested after erratic driving and ignoring train signal
A Solon woman has been taken into custody after allegedly driving on I80 erratically and ignoring an officer’s lights and siren to stop her. According to the police report, an off-duty Johnson County Deputy observed 37-year-old Amanda Gregory Sunday night, traveling eastbound on I80. She allegedly was all over the road at varying speeds, crossing the fog and center lines.
Hiawatha woman arrested for OWI after flipping car in Coralville
A Hiawatha woman was arrested for OWI in Coralville last week after an accident left her vehicle flipped on its side. Officers were called to the 400 block of 4th Avenue at around 8:30 pm on March 14th on reports of a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries and a vehicle flipped over in a 25-miles-per-hour zone. Upon arrival, they found a vehicle on its side, and the driver, 23-year-old Alica Rinke. She was allegedly observed with bloodshot watery eyes, slurred speech, unsteady balance, and the odor of ingested alcohol. Rinke reportedly admitted to consuming 2 glasses of wine while at dinner with her friends.
Cedar Rapids project destroys historic stone wall to build sidewalk
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The city of Cedar Rapids has forged ahead with a project that included removing Oak Hill Cemetery’s historic stone wall. About 20 towering pine trees, which survived Iowa’s hurricane-strength derecho windstorm in 2020, also have been removed alongside the cemetery, at 1705 Mount Vernon Rd. SE.
KXEL Morning News for Mon. Mar. 20, 2023
MARION, Iowa (KCRG) – Officials have released additional information about the shooting at a Marion bar on Friday night, including the name of a victim who died. Cameron Barnes, 32, was shot and killed in an incident at Cocktails & Company, located at 1625 Blairs Ferry Road. Marion Police said that, at around 11:06 p.m., they responded to a report of gunshots at the bar. Several law enforcement agencies and ambulances sped to the scene. Officials said that Barnes was shot inside the bar, and later died from his injuries at a nearby hospital. No arrests have been made in connection to the shooting, nor has a suspect been named publicly. An investigation is ongoing.
Warmer weather to start the work week, eventually wetter
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - A warming trend continues into the early portion of the week ahead, but unsettled weather will soon follow. Temperatures tonight will not fall as far as the past few nights, as lows hit the mid 20s. A mix of sun and clouds will be present on Monday as highs push into the upper 40s and low 50s. A similar southwest breeze like on Sunday will be present, but it’ll be one of the reasons we see our temperatures climb.
IA: IEDA Board OK's Assistance for Six Companies, Creating and Retaining 69 Jobs
The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved awards for two established companies in Cedar Rapids and Muscatine, which will assist in the creation and retention of 69 jobs and result in a $102 million capital investment for the state. Innovation funding was awarded in support of four startups located in Ankeny, Des Moines and Hiawatha. The board also provided final approval on a reinvestment district plan for Newton.
Cedar Rapids waterski team prepared to perform after theft
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The Five Seasons Ski Team is ready to perform this summer after replacing about $12,000 worth of equipment that was stolen in December. The stolen equipment was for the team’s sound system and included speakers, sound boards, and amps. “It was a big deal...
Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival seeking nominees for Tribute to Heroes ceremony
Five Seasons Ski Team ready to perform again after public support. The Five Seasons Ski Team is ready to perform this summer after replacing about $12,000 worth of equipment that was stolen in December. Eric Jon Boerner, Republican presidential candidate, uses Iowa visit as introduction. Updated: 6 hours ago. The...
Iowa schools add naloxone to medical emergency tool kits
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — An Iowa law passed last year allows schools to stock and administer the lifesaving medication naloxone to combat the effects of an opioid overdose. Since then, many Iowa schools have adopted policies and procedures to add naloxone — brand name Narcan — to their tool kit, said Sandy Byard, Cedar Rapids schools health services coordinator.
Cedar Rapids woman starts home care service with unique mission
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - One Cedar Rapids woman is making sure her business, Kolofon Health, steps in, when others need to opt out. Natasha Ajeti worked for large medical centers for 15 years before choosing to take on her own health care venture. Now, she prides herself on her employees’ eagerness to work amid a nursing shortage.
A City In Iowa Makes The List Of The 50 Highest Eviction Rates In America
(Iowa) -- Iowa's eviction rate is several percentage points below the national average, but one city in Iowa ranks in the top 50 cities for evictions. Davenport, Iowa is ranked 44th highest in the U.S. at 4.7%. That works out to two evictions every day, according to data compiled by...
Cold night again, but warmer air is on the way
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Temperatures will start to warm up as we finish up the weekend, especially during the work week. Not before another quite chilly night as lows dip into the upper single digits and low 10s, with wind chills still near or below zero to start Sunday. Sunshine and a southwesterly breeze will help push highs back into the upper 30s for most.
Metro small businesses almost back to normal three years after COVID-19 shutdown
DES MOINES, Iowa — It was St. Patrick’s Day, 2020. The State of Iowa, and most everywhere, was shutdown due to COVID-19. Businesses closed their doors, and had to re-invent themselves. Fast forward to 2023, St. Patrick’s Day. The COVID outbreak is now a memory. “I was at the basketball games at Wells Fargo last […]
Linn County Deputy retires after 43 years
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Captain Randy Rowland retired after serving 43 years with the Linn County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office hosted a retirement reception for Roland for his last day of employment. He was hired in 1980 as a deputy working in the jail. He’s also worked in the patrol division and finished his career as a civil division captain.
Cornell's Diakomihalis wins 4th title; Penn State wins again, Huskers finish 8th
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Cornell's Yianni Diakomihalis became the fifth Division I wrestler to win four national titles and Penn State won its 10th team title in 12 years on Saturday at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships, with former President Donald Trump in attendance for the evening session.
Another cold morning, but a bit warmer this afternoon
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -Another cold March day, but not as cold as Saturday. It’s a cold morning with wind chills in the single digits and single digits below zero across most of Eastern Iowa. However, we’ll be warmer this afternoon compared to yesterday with highs reaching the upper 30s and low 40s thanks to a mostly sunny sky. Tonight will be closer to normal with lows in the mid 20s with a partly cloudy sky.
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