Fight Involving 70 Juveniles Shuts Down Iowa Corn FestivalThe St. Jude Sweet Corn Festival has ended for the year as scheduled after closing early one night because of several fights between about 70 juveniles. The fights that broke out Saturday night caused the festival in Cedar Rapids to be closed down more than an hour early.
Officials Investigate Fire, Stabbing At Cedar Rapids MotelFirefighters have put out a fire at a Cedar Rapids motel where a man reported being stabbed. Authorities say firetrucks were dispatched to the Motel 6 a little after 1 a.m. Monday after fire crew responding the medical call noticed flames shooting from the motel roof.
Man Charged With Hate Crime In Iowa BeatingA white felon with Nazi tattoos repeatedly stomped on the face of a semi-conscious black man in a racially motivated attack at a northeastern Iowa bar last winter, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday.
Clinton, Democratic Hopefuls To Address DNC MembersThe Democratic National Committee says all five of the party's main presidential candidates will address DNC members next month.
Businessman Convicted Of Fraud Over Halal Beef ExportsAn Iowa businessman was found guilty Monday of exporting beef products to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet those countries' strict religious-based slaughter standards.
Dog Sniffs Way To Find Cedar Rapids Hospital Where Owner WasA family says a dog that ran away from home was found inside a Cedar Rapids hospital where her owner was staying at. Nancy Franck was at Mercy Medical Center following a surgery, according to reports Thursday.
Ex-Manager Cooperated In US Inquiry Of Halal Beef SupplierA manager who was fired from a halal beef supplier charged with deceiving Muslim customers has been cooperating with prosecutors under a plea deal that may keep him out of prison, court records show.
Sheriff: Iowa Man Injured In Snowmobile Accident Authorities in eastern Iowa say a man has been hospitalized after flipping his snowmobile while driving on grass.
Twins’ Mauer, Nolasco Play In Minors For RehabFans in Iowa got a chance Wednesday to see two major leaguers in the minors. Joe Mauer and Ricky Nolasco both played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels, the Twins' farm team.
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Twins' Mauer, Nolasco Set For Rehab Stints Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer and starter Ricky Nolasco are scheduled to begin minor league rehab stints next week.
Timberwolves To Host Preseason Game In Cedar RapidsThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that they're returning to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this fall to host a preseason game. It'll be the team's first trip back to Iowa since 2002.