DNR Advises Beach-Goers to Check On-Line Before Diving In

With the heat and humidity this summer, you may hear a call from Mother Nature from the beach.   But before you set foot in the water, take a close look at the safety of the water at local beaches for swimming. Some beaches at Lake McBride, George Wyth, and Back Bone State Park have higher…read more »

Waterloo Warehouse Fire Appears to Have Been Set

Waterloo firefighters spent much of last(Mon) night trying to knock down a fire inside an old commercial building at 105 East 10th Street. One firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion, but is expected to be okay, according to his battalion chief. After passersby spotted smoke coming from the building shortly after 8:45 pm and a…read more »

Cedar Rapids Woman Killed while Walking on I-380

A 21-year old Cedar Rapids woman was killed about 5 o’clock this(Tues) morning, when police say she walked into traffic on southbound Interstate-380 in Buchanan County and was hit by a car. A state trooper identified the victim as Angelica Soto and the driver of the car that struck her was 31-year old Ashley Call…read more »

Two More Arrested for Saturday Night Shooting in Waterloo

Waterloo Police have arrested two more people in connection with a Saturday night shooting that sent a 72-year old man to the hospital. 26-year old SUV owner and backseat passenger Marquez Martin of Waterloo was arrested Sunday on a number of charges.  Yesterday(Mon), authorities arrested 28-year old Charles Brown of Waterloo on charges of willful…read more »

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