Kristin Rogers, WBRC FOX6 News

Kristin Rogers

WBRC FOX6 News

Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

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Recent:
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  • WBRC FOX6 News
  • KCRG
Past:
  • KEYC News 12
  • WOWT 6 News
  • KFYR TV

Recent articles by Kristin:

‘Everyone needs a birthday right?’ Fourth-grader makes birthday kits for food pantry

A fourth grader in Cedar Rapids believes everyone should have a special celebration on their birthday. → Read More

‘Everyone needs a birthday right?’ Fourth-grader makes birthday kits for food pantry

A fourth grader in Cedar Rapids believes everyone should have a special celebration on their birthday. → Read More

Marion Police ask public to make sure cars are locked after increase in break-ins

The department is hoping to find whoever is behind the recent uptick. → Read More

Audit finds thousands in resources for cancer patients at Univ. of Iowa Hospitals unaccounted for

An audit by the state found more than $17K intended for hospital patients at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics went unaccounted for. → Read More

Iowa bill would license certified professional midwives performing home births

A bill in front of Iowa lawmakers would give licenses to Certified Professional Midwives or CPM’s. It’s something 37 other states already do. → Read More

Several groups in Cedar Rapids work to help some of the city’s most vulnerable after Geneva Tower fire

Several organizations are working together to help the dozens of people forced from their homes by a high rise fire in Cedar Rapids. It happened at Geneva Tower early Sunday morning. The apartments serve the elderly and those who are disabled through the Affordable Housing Network. → Read More

Alburnett couple hears each other again after each received a cochlear implant

Jim and Roberta Carver each received a cochlear implant at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. → Read More

Linn County opens final portion of landfill, expected to be full by 2044

The last of five Linn County landfill cells is now open on County Home Road north of Marion. The site is expected to be full by 2044, that’s why leaders are already exploring what’s next. → Read More

Truckers Final Mile helps bring Iowa man more than 1,000 miles home to his family after he died on the road

Trucking is one of the most deadly jobs according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, but many companies won’t pay to transport the bodies of those killed on the road home to their families. That’s why the organization Truckers Final Mile recently stepped in to help an Iowa family. → Read More

Truckers Final Mile helps bring Iowa man more than 1,000 miles home to his family after he died on the road

Trucking is one of the most deadly jobs according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, but many companies won’t pay to transport the bodies of those killed on the road home to their families. That’s why the organization Truckers Final Mile recently stepped in to help an Iowa family. → Read More

ImpactLife joins joins Blood Emergency Readiness Corps to address supply issues during emergencies

Blood centers across the country are coming together to share resources in emergencies. They’ve formed the Blood Emergency Readiness Corps or BERC to make sure there is blood supply when needed to respond to mass shootings or natural disasters. → Read More

Veridian Credit Union holds contest to award local nonprofits money ahead of the holidays

Ten nonprofit groups in eastern Iowa will be getting at least $500 to help with their services before the holidays. → Read More

Two small dogs killed by neighbor’s German Shepherd in Cedar Rapids

A family is devastated after their two small dogs were attacked and killed by a German Shepherd while out on a walk. It happened around sunset Monday near Huntsboro Lane and 18th Street Southwest in Cedar Rapids. → Read More

Linn County voters to decide on potential Cedar Rapids casino

Thousands of Linn County residents will vote on whether to put a casino in Cedar Rapids. → Read More

‘It’s going to be a bumpy road,’ supply chain issues impact local manufacturers

Global supply chain issues are impacting businesses in Eastern Iowa. Bimm Ridder in Cedar Rapids makes apparel items like screen printed shirts for pro baseball and minor league hockey teams. Company President Gary Ficken told us the demand for products is high, but the supply is a whole other story. → Read More

Drew Blahnik will return to court in December to seek new trial in Chris Bagley’s death

Drew Blahnik will return to court in December on a motion for a new trial. Blahnik was convicted of Second Degree Murder for killing Chris Bagley in July. He was also convicted of Abuse of a Corpse and Obstructing Prosecution. → Read More

Cedar Rapids works to remove tree stumps left from derecho

The City of Cedar Rapids says it will likely take years to remove all of the tree stumps left from the derecho. They’re focused on removing stumps as they have finished picking up debris for the most part. → Read More

Cedar Rapids Community School District discusses transparency amid changes to school resource officer program

Our KCRG-TV9 i9 investigative team found changes to the Cedar Rapids Community School District’s school resource officer program were kept quiet for nearly two weeks before being presented to the public and the school board. → Read More

Cedar Rapids residents notice more traffic noise since derecho

Some people in Cedar Rapids are noticing more traffic noise since the derecho. → Read More

Iowa sees employment growth after ending extra $300 unemployment benefit early, state still has workforce shortage

Pandemic related unemployment benefits ended today nationwide. Millions of Americans have been receiving an extra $300 per week. Iowa chose to end its extra benefit early in an effort to get people back to work. → Read More