Waterloo Council Puts Rules of Procedure on Hold

The Waterloo City Council talked some more yesterday(Mon), during a work session, about establishing rules of procedure for its meetings, an effort to streamline the decision-making process by adding order and increasing civility among council members and others.   But in the end, the council decided to hold additional work sessions on the matter and to…read more »

Mollie Tibbetts’ Accused Killer to be Arraigned this Week

Christhian Rivera will be arraigned in Poweshiek County Court this Wednesday. The 24-year old former dairy farm worker and accused killer is charged with kidnapping and stabbing to death 20-year old Brooklyn woman Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared one evening in mid-July while she was out running. Police say Rivera led them to Tibbetts’ body August…read more »

Motorcycle vs. Deer Accident Near Anamosa this Morning

A motorcycle struck a deer early this(Mon) morning near Anamosa, throwing the rider off the vehicle. The Iowa State Patrol says the 36-year old victim was airlifted to St. Luke’s Hospital and authorities won’t be releasing his or her name until this(Mon) afternoon at 3 o’clock. The crash occurred on X28 near 110th Street in…read more »

A Second Indictment in Plot to E-Jack Internet Domain

A Cedar Rapids man has been charged in a recently unsealed federal indictment with Conspiracy to  Interfere with Commerce by Threats and Violence. The indictment accuses Rossi Adams II, also known as “Polo,” with conspiring with Sherman Hopkins, Jr., to obtain an internet domain…doitforstate.com…by extortion. Hopkins was already sentenced to 20 years in federal prison,…read more »

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