Investigators release name of Cedar Rapids Police officer who fatally shot a suspect last month

Cedar Rapids Police officer Kyzer Moore has been identified by the Iowa Department of Public Safety as the officer who fatally shot Arnell States last month while responding to a stabbing incident. The Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating the shooting, at the request of the Cedar Rapids Police Department. […]

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Lucas Jones claims he didn’t lie, just ‘misremembered’ events, as he appeals his firing by CRPD

The Cedar Rapids Civil Service Commission heard nearly 21 hours of testimony over two days as it considers the appeal filed by fired Cedar Rapids police officer Lucas Jones. The testimony, beginning Tuesday, centered around what happened during a traffic stop on Oct. 30, 2016. The Cedar Rapids Police Department said Jones lied about turning […]

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Local officials declare State of Emergency as more than 100,000 Linn County residents remain without power

Linn County residents continue to feel the impact of the derecho that moved through the state on Monday. The Linn County Board of Supervisors declared a State of Emergency for the county during its Wednesday meeting. Shortly after, Marion Mayor Nick Abou-Assaly announced a State of Emergency in Marion. Marion’s State of Emergency declaration is […]

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