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Cedar Rapids News

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Sep 21, 2017

A newly announced marathon, Run CRANDIC, will set off from The NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids and take runners all the way to the goal line of the University...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 27, 2017

No city in Iowa has made more money from traffic cameras than Cedar Rapids. But two cases challenging the city’s use of traffic cameras on Interstate 380, which were recently...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 12, 2017

Speaking at the Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union Hall in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday night, Democratic candidate for governor John Norris said, “I spent a couple of months testing...

Driver's Ed
Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 11, 2017

It’s been called a texting ban, but the new law impacting Iowa drivers and their phones goes beyond just texting. As of July 1, drivers are prohibited from viewing “images...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 10, 2017

Campaign stop by Democratic candidate for governor John Norris RWDSU-WFCW Union Hall (526 F Ave. NW, Cedar Rapids) -- Tuesday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m. John Norris --photo via Norris...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jun 30, 2017

There’s good news for Cedar Rapids residents who enjoy explosions. There will be an extra hour during which they can set off fireworks this weekend. Iowa City residents will have...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 30, 2017

An idea with its roots in Europe has become a summer tradition at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML). For the third consecutive year, the organization is...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 27, 2017

A small crowd gathered for the unveiling of a big mural in downtown Cedar Rapids on Monday evening. Murals and More, which is steadily creating the Cedar Rapids Mural Trail,...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Jun 22, 2017

In the hours leading up to President Donald Trump’s Cedar Rapids rally, protesters and Trump supporters stood in the rain on separate sides of the street. One side held aloft...

Posted by Akwi Nji | May 15, 2017

Out of over 100,000 public libraries in the United States, the Cedar Rapids Public Library is in the top of its class. The Cedar Rapids Public Library has been awarded...

Posted by Akwi Nji | May 11, 2017

Mike Draper, founder and CEO of Raygun, along with Suzanna de Baca, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, teamed up to pull off the largest Planned Parenthood...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 17, 2017

Jerime “Danky” Mitchell of Cedar Rapids, who was shot during a traffic stop Nov 1, 2016 and consequently paralyzed from the neck down, and his wife Bracken filed a lawsuit...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 29, 2017

Eastern Iowa Airport -- photo by Alan Light A protest is planned starting at 4 p.m. today at the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids against the recent executive order...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Jan 4, 2017

A report in The Gazette followed up on a lockdown last week of a Cedar Rapids school and daycare center, when a bomb squad was called in to deal with...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Dec 20, 2016

Photo by Antonin The Cedar Rapids Police Department has been investigating incidents in which counterfeit bills were received as part of Craigslist transactions, according to a press release sent out...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Dec 9, 2016

Dash camera video from the Nov. 1 police shooting was released Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. -- screenshot via Cedar Rapids Police Department video Members of the Iowa-Nebraska NAACP and family...