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Jackson trial: Former UI student found guilty for first-degree murder of parents, sister

Jackson trial: Former UI student found guilty for first-degree murder of parents, sister

Sabine Martin, Managing Editor January 25, 2023

Former University of Iowa business student Alexander Jackson was emotionless on Wednesday when he was found guilty of the fatal shootings of his parents and sister in their Cedar Rapids home in 2021.  The...

An Iowa City Police car is seen in Iowa City on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022.

ICPD seek help identifying person of interest in attempted car break-ins, vandalism

Archie Wagner, News Reporter January 24, 2023

The Iowa City Police Department is seeking the public’s help to identify a person of interest in its investigation of a number of attempted car break-ins and vehicle vandalism. The department...

Jackson trial: Jury to begin deliberation Tuesday, witness says Alexander Jackson didn’t have security system app on phone

Jackson trial: Jury to begin deliberation Tuesday, witness says Alexander Jackson didn’t have security system app on phone

Sabine Martin and Alejandro Rojas January 23, 2023

A Cedar Rapids jury will start deliberation Tuesday to determine if former University of Iowa student Alexander Jackson is guilty of fatally shooting his parents and sister in June 2021.  On the last...

A police car sits near the entrance of Brother’s Bar and Grill after reports of shots fired near the Pedestrian Mall in Iowa City, Iowa on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. Officers were able to detain the shooter, no one is believed to have been injured. (Ayrton Breckenridge/The Daily Iowan)

IC officials maintain the position that Ped Mall is safe following shooting

Kate Perez, News Editor January 22, 2023

Iowa City and Downtown District officials say downtown and the Pedestrian Mall are safe — and becoming safer — following a shooting in the area on Jan. 14.  Iowa City police detained a person after...

Jackson trial: Closing arguments and deliberations coming this week

Jackson trial: Closing arguments and deliberations coming this week

Sabine Martin, Managing Editor January 22, 2023

The trial of former University of Iowa business student Alexander Jackson, who faces three counts of first-degree murder for the killings of his parents and sister, is expected to move into closing arguments...

Jackson trial: State rests case, defense calls friend, former Eagle Scout leader to testify

Jackson trial: State rests case, defense calls friend, former Eagle Scout leader to testify

Sabine Martin, Managing News Editor January 20, 2023

Lawyers of former University of Iowa student Alexander Jackson, who faces three counts of first-degree murder for the killings of his parents and sister in June 2021, built their case Friday on his...

Jackson Trial: UI student denies killing family in questioning

Jackson Trial: UI student denies killing family in questioning

Sabine Martin, Managing News Editor January 19, 2023

Former University of Iowa business student Alexander Jackson denied he killed his parents and sister to investigators multiple times in a video presented during testimony in the Linn County Courtroom...

Jackson trial: Jackson’s prints found on murder weapon, some prints inconclusive

Jackson trial: Jackson’s prints found on murder weapon, some prints inconclusive

Sabine Martin and Kate Perez January 18, 2023

Alexander Jackson — who is charged with the killings of his family members — sat in the Linn County courtroom on Wednesday while investigators took the stand to recall details of DNA collection...

Jackson trial: No evidence of home invasion during killings, officers testify

Jackson trial: No evidence of home invasion during killings, officers testify

Alejandro Rojas, News Reporter January 17, 2023

The trial of Alexander Jackson, 22, a former University of Iowa student accused of murdering his family in their Cedar Rapids residence, started this week. Testimonies revealed there was no evidence...

Police tape is seen in front of Brother’s Bar and Grill after reports of shots fired near the Pedestrian Mall on in Iowa City, Iowa on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. Officers were able to detain the shooter, no one is believed to have been injured.

Arrest made following Ped Mall shooting incident

Liam Halawith, Politics Editor January 17, 2023

Iowa City Police made an arrest in connection with multiple shots fired in the Pedestrian Mall Saturday afternoon. Dante Jaymes Yance, 29 of Iowa City, has been charged with three aggravated misdemeanors...

Jury selection begins for trial of former University of Iowa student

Jury selection begins for trial of former University of Iowa student

Alejandro Rojas, News Reporter January 11, 2023

The jury selection process started for former University of Iowa student Alexander Jackson on Tuesday, who was arrested and charged in June 2021 with first-degree murder for the alleged killing of...

An Iowa City Police car is seen in Iowa City on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022.

Iowa City armed robbery suspect in custody

Kate Perez, News Editor December 19, 2022

An arrest has been made in connection to a Dec. 12 armed robbery near West Benton Street and Oaknoll Court.  At 12:35 p.m. on Dec. 12, a victim reported she had been robbed at knifepoint and her...

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