Convicted burglar only free 6 days before being arrested again

A Cedar Rapids man convicted of burglary and given probation, only stayed out of jail about six days before he was arrested again on Sunday for burglary. Charges of second-degree burglary and interference with officials acts were filed against Kwanie Young, 34, Monday in Linn County District Court. He is accused of breaking into the […]
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Sunday Night Spotlight: Dochterman discusses Big Ten football

College football is almost here. The Big Ten is holding its media day in Chicago from July 30-31. In this week’s Sunday Night Spotlight, The Gazette’s Scott Dochterman discusses the big stories in the Big Ten, including the three new coaches, Jake Rudock transferring to Michigan and Ohio State’s quarterback situation. (Source)
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National Weather Service: Weak tornado hit Iowa farmstead

OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a weak tornado hit a northern Iowa farmstead earlier in the week. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that the small tornado damaged farmstead buildings and crops Thursday night in rural Mitchell County. The weather service says the tornado had an estimated peak wind […]
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Community rallies for Cedar Rapids teen with severe spinal injury

CEDAR RAPIDS – Friends, family, even strangers are coming together to support a Prairie High School student who lost all feeling in both of his legs following a News Year’s Eve car crash. Spencer Carver is determined to walk at his high school graduation in May 2016. On Saturday evening, hundreds of people turned out […]
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Attorneys rest their case in Iowa man’s Hot Lotto trial

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Attorneys for a former lottery worker accused of rigging a Hot Lotto game have rested their case in the man’s fraud trial. The defense for 52-year-old Eddie Tipton presented testimony Thursday for about an hour before resting their case. Closing arguments are scheduled Friday. Tipton, a former information security director […]
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