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Past articles by Forrest:

Cedar Rapids fire crews talk driver safety after firetruck and car collide

When a fire call comes in, firefighters are already facing a potentially dangerous situation. But, sometimes, just getting there is trouble. → Read More

East Dubuque shooting leaves one dead, authorities ask for public's help

One is dead after a shooting outside an East Dubuque bar, early Sunday morning. → Read More

Woman, 3 children hurt after ATV hits Linn County barn

Emergency crews took a woman and three young children to the hospital after the ATV she was driving hit a barn in Linn County. → Read More

Motorcyclist seriously hurt after crash in Cedar Rapids

A motorcyclist was seriously hurt after a collision with a car, Saturday afternoon. → Read More

As Iowa faces 2nd measles case, Cedar Rapids schools review outbreak procedures

In an effort to be proactive, the Cedar Rapids School District sent a message to parents and staff Thursday, giving basic pointers on measles, answers to frequently asked questions, and also laid out its procedure if the virus was discovered. → Read More

Cedar Rapids dumpster fire torches nearby garage

Flames erupted from a dumpster on Cedar Rapids' southwest side, Sunday afternoon, spreading to two nearby garages. → Read More

Train collides with SUV in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids police are investigating after an SUV collided with a train on the city's southwest side, Sunday afternoon. → Read More

High wind topples trees and trucks across Iowa

It seemed no matter where they were, Iowans couldn't escape the wind, Thursday. → Read More

Vehicle struck after latest report of gunfire in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids police responded to another 'shots fired' call, Sunday afternoon. The shooting marked at least five substantiated reports of gunfire, since Friday morning. → Read More

Vehicle backing out of driveway kills pedestrian in Dubuque

Dubuque police are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian dead, Saturday morning. → Read More

Cedar Rapids police respond to third report of gunfire in 2 days

Saturday evening, Cedar Rapids police handled their third substantiated report of gunfire in two days. → Read More

1 seriously hurt after truck and motorcycle collide in Cedar Rapids

One was seriously injured after a Saturday evening crash between a motorcycle and truck, authorities said. → Read More

Linn Mar teen uses 'instinct' to save choking friend

Alexa Peterson, 16, is laughing about it now, but Thursday night while taking a dinner break at her after-school job, she had one of the scariest moments of her life. The Linn-Mar junior started choking on a cheesy bite from a quesadilla. → Read More

Two men take disabled woman's wheelchair, Cedar Rapids police investigating

Do you know who they are? Cedar Rapids police are looking for two men after they took a disabled woman's wheelchair, Wednesday evening. → Read More

Former Hawkeye football player dies

Hawkeyes are mourning the loss of a former running back, Damon Bullock, who has died. → Read More

2 hurt after Independence fire destroys home

A fire injured two and severely damaged an Independence home, fire officials confirmed Sunday afternoon. → Read More

HD Youth Center has final day after 22 years of service

Outside of the HD Youth Center on Mount Vernon Road, a note telling parents the Cedar Rapids staple was ceasing operations, Friday. → Read More

I-35 and other roads likely to remain closed until morning

Interstate 35, north of Highway 30 in Ames, was likely to remain closed until morning, Iowa Department of Transportation officials said, Sunday night. → Read More

Missing Iowa City teen found safe

Iowa City police said they have located a missing teen that disappeared earlier this week. → Read More

Cedar Rapids street crews rush to patch potholes before next winter storm

City street crews were hustling, Thursday, to use the break in snowfall to patch the many potholes popping up on city roads. → Read More