Cedar River Recedes, Forecasted To Drop Below Flood StageAuthorities say the Cedar River in Iowa is slowly receding from its crest in Cedar Rapids, and a new forecast says the water level will drop below flood stage sooner than expected.
As Cedar River Rises, Cedar Rapids Residents Hope Flood Barriers HoldResidents of Iowa's second-largest city hope that a temporary floodwall protecting thousands of homes and downtown buildings will hold Tuesday as the rain-swollen Cedar River crests.
Cedar Rapids Animal Shelter Offers Safe Haven As Flooding LoomsThe Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control shelter is providing a safe haven for pets as flooding looms. The Des Moines Register reports that officials hope the offer of shelter will help persuade people to leave their flood-prone homes.
Flood Forecast For Cedar River LoweredFlood forecasts for the Cedar River have been lowered. The river is expected to crest Tuesday, 11 feet above flood stage.
With Cedar River Rising, Residents Of Low-Lying Areas Evacuating HomesResidents are leaving low-lying areas of Cedar Rapids, adhering to a request by the authorities to clear out by 8 p.m. Sunday due to the risk of flooding from the rising Cedar River.
Body Of Student From Eden Prairie Recovered From RiverThe body of a college student from Eden Prairie was recovered from a river in Decorah, Iowa over the weekend.
Officials: Infant From MN Found Not Breathing In IA HomeState authorities are helping local officers investigate the death of a baby girl in northwest Iowa's Sac City. The Sac City Police Department says officers and medics were dispatched to the home Friday morning to check a report that a 1½-month-old infant was not breathing.
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.
Train Goes Off The Rails In Iowa, Hits Bar Called DeRailedPolice say a freight train car that derailed in northern Iowa rolled into and damaged a trackside tavern called DeRailed.
Trump Making Stops In Iowa, WisconsinDonald Trump faced an all-too-clear sign of GOP divisions Friday in two Midwestern battlegrounds, embraced by party leaders in one state but ignored in another as he strained to overcome deepening concerns about his presidential candidacy.
Probation For Iowa Man Who Punched, Robbed His MomAn Iowa man accused of punching and robbing his mother has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.
Iowa Defensemen Questioned By Police While Playing Pokémon GoPolice have released body camera footage showing a University of Iowa football player being questioned by police who were searching for a robbery suspect.