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police have charged a man in connection with the armed robbery at an Iowa City adult Entertainment store earlier this month. North Liberty police arrested William Sean Porter, 42, during a traffic stop shortly after 8 a.m. Friday after Iowa City police issued a warrant for his arrest. He is being charged with ...

Lamar Wilson (from left) talks with his attorney, John Bruzek, after a hearing at the Johnson Country Courthouse in Iowa City on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Wilson is charged with first-degree murder, two counts of attempted murder, three counts of intimidation with a dangerous weapon and criminal gang ...
Zombie Burger + Shake Lab in Iowa City will close in about two weeks, the restaurant said Friday. The Iowa City burger joint will close Saturday, Feb. 3, owner Orchestrate Hospitality said in a press release. The restaurant, 180 E. Burlington St., is one of five locations of the Zombie Burger chain, which ...
After inauguration day in 2017, women's Marches in cities around the nation drew millions of people. It has turned into an annual event, and Iowa City was no exception. Hundreds of members of the community joined to downtown Saturday morning to march for equity and equality for women. The event ...
Iowa City -- A crowd of more than 1,000 people took to Iowa City's streets Saturday for the second women's March, joining marchers across the country and around the world in a day of activism and protest that marked both the anniversary of the first Women's March and the inauguration of President ...
As recently as 2015, Iowa City made national headlines for being the "town where bubble tea shops outnumber Starbucks." The media chronicled the changes -- culturally challenging yet demographically and economically beneficial -- from the rapid increase of international students enrolling at the ...
Iowa City -- A year after millions of people around the globe took to the streets for the women's March, activists are planning marches again, including one in Iowa City on Saturday morning. The day begins on the Pedestrian Mall near the Weatherdance Fountain at 9 a.m., with speakers at 9:30 a.m., ...
In 2017, in the wake of the election of Donald Trump, women and allies converged on cities across the country for what turned out to be the largest mass protest in U.S. history, with an estimated one of every 100 Americans marching. In Iowa City, nearly 1,000 people marched. This year, on its first ...
Neighbors from Ackerman's Iowa City childhood sparked the passion that became a livelihood for himself, wife Karen and their three children. "They were huge antique collectors," he said. "That's how I got into it, through them. I have a vague recollection of taking some things down to the antique shop our ...
From the City of Iowa City: The City Council established a community-wide greenhouse gas emissions target and is seeking to create its first Climate Action and Adaption Plan to develop strategies to achieve its emissions target. The council previously approved a resolution setting community-wide ...
Iowa City residents can now enjoy a new type of frosty treat during the chilly weather. Rollipop Rolled Ice Cream, the city's first rolled ice cream shop, opened in the Sycamore Mall on Jan. 11, joining a growing list of rolled ice cream shops around the country. Originating from Thailand, the frozen dessert ...
As the first anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration approaches, grassroots political activism has not slowed in Iowa City. This month, ActWorthy, a new online platform for organizing political action, launched in Iowa City. Ross Katz, its creator, was joined by developers, city leaders and community ...
Iowa City, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have accused a Coralville woman of beating her 11-year-old son. Court records say 33-year-old Joni Reed is charged with child endangerment causing injury and with two counts of child endangerment. Her attorney didn't immediately return a call Monday from The ...
This was in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day but it also just comes days after a white supremacist group put flyers on doorsteps in Iowa City. The event was held at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. There several community members, from teenagers to lawmakers, shared their dreams for Iowa ...

Iowa City, Iowa -- Iowa City police are looking for the person who spray-painted graffiti on the side of a historic building over the weekend. The building is the home to The Haunted Bookshop. Someone spray-painted the words "a sexual abuser works here, trust victims, Iowa City can do better" on the wall.
A unique, one-stop imaging center, photography equipment, and camera store University Camera will bid farewell to Iowa City after being around for almost 50 years. The shop was founded in 1970 and was bought by Roger and Chris Christian of Iowa City in 1984 under the corporate name Chispix Inc.
WEST BRANCH, Iowa -- Authorities say two crew members were injured when their ambulance flipped while taking a patient to Iowa City. The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 80 near West Branch in Cedar County. The Iowa State Patrol says the driver likely lost control of the ...
Iowa City Council members Mazahir Salih and Kingsley Botchway II lead Monday's Color of Unity Parade to Grant Wood Elementary school in Iowa City. The MLK Alliance Group, a collaboration of Iowa City-area community groups, coordinated weekend events culminating in the unity march, service ...
Iowa City -- The Iowa City police Department has a new spokesperson. Sgt. Derek Frank took over on Sunday as the department's public information officer. He replaces Sgt. Scott Gaarde, who served in that role for the last three years. Frank is a 19-year veteran of the department and has had numerous ...
Iowa City, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- An investigation is underway into what started a kitchen fire at an Iowa City apartment. It happened just after 10:30 Friday night on the 11 hundred block of Hollywood Boulevard. firefighters found smoke coming from two sides of the building. They quickly put out the kitchen ...
Born and raised in Fort Dodge and spending most of her life in Iowa, Moreland said she wasn't shocked when she found that Iowa City "didn't have a lot of black people" but that her college friends were. She remembered them meeting regularly in the Iowa Memorial Union, but after graduation, most of them ...
Two families have been affected after an Iowa City apartment caught fire and caused smoke damage to the neighboring residence. The Iowa City Fire Department responded to a report of a kitchen fire at 1102 Hollywood Blvd, Apartment 2 at at 10:32 p.m. on Friday, January 12, according to a news release.
The Haunted Bookshop in Iowa City was vandalized with spray paint. The owner believes it happened between late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. The message was discovered by an employee going into work on Thursday. On the side of building, facing the alley, was the message "A ...
I spotted him with his saxophone last month, propped on a cement bunker, sending a slow-tempo version of "We Three Kings" echoing down the Iowa City pedestrian mall to a sparse crowd of early holiday shoppers. It was snowless then, but cold, and he had to warm his fingers in his heavy overcoat ...
The highest bidder will have a chance to ride on the sled Emily Maxwell will use to run the Iditarod sled dog race. Maxwell, 33, an Iowa City native and City High and University of Iowa graduate, is part of the IditaRider Auction that allows fans to ride the sleds of their favorite mushers during the ceremonial ...
The message, which has since been partially covered, appears to read "A sexual abuser works here. Trust victims. IC can do better." Sylvan said the Iowa City police were contacted and Sgt. Scott Gaarde confirmed police are investigating, but there have been no arrests. Despite the damage to her building, ...
The Iowa City Community school District has denounced white supremacist fliers distributed Wednesday in the Wetherby Park neighborhood. In a notification of the incident sent to parents this week, the district reiterated its commitment to "fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment where every ...
More: Iowa City shop owner who allegedly asked 'Are you a terrorist?' pleads not guilty. Ostby said he is not sure how many fliers were distributed throughout the Wetherby Park neighborhood, but said he saw the same bundles placed at homes along Taylor Drive. Others were distributed along Hollywood ...
Iowa City -- An Iowa City woman faces multiple charges, including a felony, for her alleged her role in a brawl last month. According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, officers were called to Town & Campus Apartments, 1100 Arthur St., at 1:20 p.m. Dec. 18 for a report of a fight involving multiple ...
The Haunted Bookshop, a nearly 40-year-old business inside a 170-year-old building, was vandalized with graffiti that seemingly accused a bookstore employee of sexual misconduct. Nialle Sylvan, owner of The Haunted Bookshop at 219 N. Gilbert St. in Iowa City, said the graffiti was likely painted on the ...
Shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, police were called to Romantix at 315 Kirkwood Ave., where a man displayed a weapon to the store's cashier and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise, according to a news release from the Iowa City police Department. Before the robbery, the suspect was ...
Durborow later admitted to driving around eastern Iowa cities like Cedar Rapids, Marion and Iowa City looking for a bank to rob, according to the release. Lundberg will also serve three years of supervised release after his imprisonment. He had two prior federal bank robbery convictions and another state ...
A surprise delivery with a white nationalist message is what people living in one Iowa City neighborhood woke up to Wednesday. On the driveways of at least three streets of the Wetherby Park neighborhood in Iowa City were fliers with the message "Love your Race." The fliers either claim to be a message ...
The Iowa City man who was charged with murder after allegedly striking his father in the head with a weapon has entered a plea of not guilty. According to online court documents, Flannery Kennedy-Meier, 30, entered the not guilty plea on Jan. 5. for the first-degree murder charge. Kennedy-Meier was ...
Iowa City -- The owner of an Iowa City auto repair business was arrested Monday after police say he accused a customer of being a terrorist. According to an Iowa City police criminal complaint, around 4 p.m. Jan. 8, 47-year-old Chad A. Cermak was at his business, Cermak Automotive, 1220 Gilbert ...
Apartment life in Iowa City will get a little greener in 2018, because every building with more than four rental units have to offer a recycling option to tenants before the end of the year. The Iowa City Council passed a regulation in 2016 mandating landlords provide recycling in order to renew their rental ...
Iowa City -- Three Coralville men face burglary and riot charges after an incident over a jacket in Iowa City. According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, around 12:52 p.m. Sunday, David E. Garibay, Jr., 19; Andy Anderson, 19; and Lasendo J. banks, Jr., 20; all of Coralville, went to a home in the ...
Iowa City, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- One person has been charged after a convenience store theft at 1:59 p.m. on January 7. police in Johnson County responded to a theft call at Casey's General Store on 204 North Dubuque Street Sunday afternoon. Staff at Casey's told police a suspect had hidden several ...
Iowa City -- police are looking for a suspect in the armed robbery of an Iowa City business early Sunday morning. Officers were called to Romantix, 315 Kirkwood Ave., at 1:06 a.m. Sunday. According to police, a white male was browsing merchandise in the store before approaching a cashier as if to ...
Iowa City -- The communal bike loan and repair shop known as the Iowa City Bike Library is looking for new digs for the third time in a little over three years, putting the organization's future at risk. The lease for the nonprofit's current location at 700 S. Dubuque St. expires in February, and while it may be ...
Katz, who has lived in Iowa City for five years, is counting on the high level of civic engagement in the Corridor to help ActWorthy grow. "Iowans view themselves as being an important part of American democracy," Katz said. "If (ActWorthy) can't succeed in Iowa City, it can't succeed in any other community, ...
Iowa City, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) The Iowa City budget proposal is set to reduce the tax rate for the 7th year in a row with no new taxes being added. It's something the City manager Geoff Fruin says he's "cautiously optimistic" about. "There is some uncertainty ahead. We have some instability in our tax base ...
Iowa City, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Iowa City police are looking into a robbery at an adult toy story, early Sunday morning. Authorities responded to Romantix, 315 Kirkwood Avenue, around 1:00 a.m. for an armed robbery call. "the suspect, described as a white male, approximately 5'9", and wearing a black ...
Iowa City -- An Iowa City man faces multiple charges after stealing a car and leading police on a chase when officers tried to recover the vehicle. According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, the victim reported that his 2013 Honda Pilot had been stolen from the attached ...
Iowa City -- A Cedar Rapids man led police on a wild chase than ended with the discovery of roughly 40 pounds of marijuana. According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, around 7:40 p.m. on June 4, 2017, 30-year-old Benjamin J. Brewer was observed speeding on Van Buren Street at Bowery ...
According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, around 11:49 a.m. Jan. 1, a heroin overdose happened at 2635 Westwinds Drive No. 3, the home of 30-year-old Dezi P. Kriegler. police said Kriegler admitted to purchasing the heroin for the victim before the overdose, which was confirmed through an ...
Iowa City police are asking for the public's help in locating a Cedar Rapids man who came to visit an Iowa City cemetery Dec. 24 and hasn't been seen since. According to a police report, Lawson P. Morrison, 51, had planned to visit the Memory gardens Cemetery, 2600 Muscatine Ave., on Christmas Eve.


 

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