A sale of just $1, first step to big investment in heart of Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) — It only cost a dollar but Cedar Rapids city leaders hope it could change the landscape of Cedar Rapids, the city officially purchased the Cedar

OUTDOOR WARNING SIRENS: What are they and why are they activated?

Outdoor warning sirens were first used in the 1960s as a form of civil defense. Counties would activate sirens to alert the public of dangers during the Cold War, such as bombings. Today, the use of outdoor sirens has evolved from civil defense to emergency management.

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TRACKING: Chance of storms today. Hot and humid through the weekend

TRACKING: Chance of storms today. Hot and humid through the weekend

The higher potential of storms will be in the northeastern portion of Iowa.

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Two people hurt in Linn County ATV accident

Authorities say the accident happened around 7:26 p.m. in the new construction zone of Highway 30 near Green Ridge Road.

Iowa man convicted of providing drugs that killed other man

Jonas Ross III is set to be sentenced Oct. 29.

KWWL Special Report: What’s behind the name?

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Democrats wrap up first night of debate

(KWWL) - The first night of debate is over for ten Democratic presidential hopefuls.

Lamps fixed after vandalism at Angels Park; security system to be put in next

The lamps that were broken by vandals have been fixed.  This is according to a post on the Angels Park