Adam Carros, KCRG

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Recent articles by Adam:

Dubuque County Attorney denounces claims he fired his challenger for political reasons

An assistant county attorney running against his boss for Dubuque County Attorney says he has been cleared in a workplace harassment investigation but is still facing a politically-motivated firing. → Read More

Morel mushrooms boom in Iowa

The warm weather has finally helped the morel mushroom season arrive in force in Iowa. → Read More

In Dubuque and Cedar Rapids visits, Russian Ballet will “dance for peace”

The dancers hail from Russia, Ukraine and other countries and are spreading a message of peace during the invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

Nearly all-White jury pool not a violation of rights, Iowa Supreme Court rules

The Court ruled the process of jury selection was fair but experts noted Black people are less likely to respond to the common jury summons practices. → Read More

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations surging in Iowa

After a week of surging COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations for the virus also jumped Friday to their highest levels in more than a year. → Read More

Dubuque warns train traffic may double if railroad merger is appoved

The City of Dubuque plans to send a letter protesting the merger of two railroads that staff warns could more than double the train traffic that comes through the city. → Read More

Students, staff exposed to asbestos at College Community potentially for months

College Community School district alerted parents this week that students and staff at one elementary school may have been unwittingly exposed to asbestos for months and will extend winter break to clean it up. → Read More

Sewer tests suggest surge in COVID-19 in Linn County

Testing for COVID-19 in the Cedar Rapids wastewater system suggests COVID-19 cases may be surging even more than test data shows. → Read More

COVID-19 cases remain high in Iowa, hospitalizations drop slightly

In the last update before Christmas, COVID-19 cases trended slightly up in Iowa while the number of people in the hospital remained high but continued a slow drop. → Read More

Bonuses coming for Cedar Rapids school staff to compensate for “systemic” shortages

The Cedar Rapids Community School Board on Monday approved bonuses to compensate school staff for ongoing staff shortages and challenges from the Pandemic. → Read More

Gun Found at Cedar Rapids middle school, student arrested

The district has not responded to requests for information but sent a note home to parents confirming the incident but giving very little detail. → Read More

COVID-19 fuels record alcohol sales, complaints in in Iowa

Iowa's bought a record $415 million worth of alcohol in Fiscal Year 2021, with whiskey becoming the new top-selling liquor. → Read More

Lawsuit filed over rape allegations at Fiji House at University of Iowa

A University of Iowa student has filed a lawsuit claiming two members of Fiji House on campus raped her last year and alleging it was a planned and coordinated effort by other fraternity members. → Read More

Watchdog group says Iowa Rep. Axne stock trades violate ethics law

A non-partisan watchdog group says Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne and 6 other members of Congress broke the law by not reporting stock trades. → Read More

Rep. Hinson taking a wait and see approach to potential district change

First District Congresswoman Ashley Hinson declined to offer any thoughts on the potential re-shaping of her district under proposed new maps for Congressional districts. → Read More

i9 Fact Check: Iowa’s Congressional delegation and staff exempt from vaccine mandate

Iowa’s Congressional delegation will not mandate their staff be vaccinated for COVID-19, exempting them from the federal mandate President Biden announced this month. → Read More

Bahena Rivera sentenced to life in prison for murder of Mollie Tibbetts

“You and you alone forever changed the lives of those who loved Mollie Tibbetts and because of that you and you alone will receive the following sentence,” Judge Joel Yates said. → Read More

Alumni group wants to remove “Columbus” from Waterloo High School name

The group cites Christopher Columbus' history of enslavement, sexual abuse and killing of Native Americans. → Read More

Big Ten says teams will forfeit games missed due to COVID-19

Any Big Ten teams forced to miss a game or competition due COVID-19 protocols will forfeit under a new rule announced Monday. → Read More

City of Cedar Rapids pays $50,000 to settle one of two lawsuits over police K9 attacks

The Cedar Rapids City Council this week approved a $50,000 payment to settle a lawsuit from a man who claims he was attacked by a Cedar Rapids Police K9. → Read More