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Roy Carl Browning Jr, 70, and his attorney Leon Spies listen to his daughter Elizabeth Adrianse read her victim impact statement during a sentencing hearing on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Johnson County Courthouse in Iowa City, Iowa.

Roy Browning Jr. sentenced to 50 years for killing wife in 2019

Kate Perez, News Editor December 2, 2022

This is a developing story, check back for updates.  Roy Browning Jr., 70, was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Friday at the Johnson County Courthouse for killing his wife in 2019.  The...

The Johnson County Administration Building is seen on South Dubuque Street in Iowa City on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.

Felony gun violations increase in Johnson County

Colin Votzmeyer, News Reporter December 1, 2022

Johnson County officials are calling for reduced gun crimes after the county recorded a rise in felony gun violations since 2019. Johnson County Sheriff Brad Kunkel said the Johnson County Sheriff’s...

The Johnson County Courthouse on South Clinton Street in Iowa City on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.

Trial postponed for former UI professor facing federal child pornography, meth distribution charges

Sabine Martin, Managing News Editor November 30, 2022

Editor’s Note: This article briefly mentions instances of sexual misconduct and harassment, including alleged nonconsensual sexual acts, and drug use. The trial of former University of Iowa School...

The outside of the University of Iowa Police station is seen in Iowa City on Monday, April 11, 2022.

UI Department of Public Safety reports increase in sexual offenses in 2021

Colin Votzmeyer, News Reporter November 29, 2022

Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of sexual violence. The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety reported an increase in sexual offense reports from 2020 to 2021 following...

The Johnson County Administration Building is seen on South Dubuque Street in Iowa City on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.

Johnson County law enforcement hires mental health liaison

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter November 27, 2022

Johnson County law enforcement will now be equipped with a mental health expert to assist in emergency situations. Mental health liaison Kieonna Pope will work with the Johnson County Sheriff’s...

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

Iowa City Community Police Review Board suggests revision to police misconduct ordinance

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter November 27, 2022

Iowa City Community Police Review Board requested a change to how police misconduct is reported in Iowa City to include stipulations around police misconduct witnessed on social media, television,...

Johnson County Courthouse.

Trial for former UI student with theft, attempted murder charges pushed to March 2023

Alejandro Rojas , News Reporter November 22, 2022

The trial for former University of Iowa student Ali Younes was pushed back from the original Dec. 6 date. It will now be held on March 28, 2023 at the Johnson County Courthouse and is estimated to...

Iowa City Police car 988 design in Iowa City on Wednesday, Nov, 16. 2022.

Iowa City Police Department unveils 988 crisis line decal on new squad cars

Colin Votzmeyer, News Reporter November 16, 2022

The Iowa City Police Department added a 988 decal to the latest design for its squad cars. 988, the suicide and crisis lifeline, was launched on July 16 for those experiencing a crisis to text or...

A University of Iowa police truck is seen in Iowa City on Monday, April 11, 2022.

UIHC reports increased number of aggravated assaults in 2021

Grace Katzer, News Reporter November 9, 2022

The University of Iowa reported an increase of aggravated assaults at the UI Hospital and Clinics in 2021, according to the 2022 Jeanne Clery disclosure of campus security policy, crime statistics...

Contributed by Guillermo Romano Ibarra.

UI medical student seriously injured in bike accident advocates for change

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter November 8, 2022

After experiencing a life-changing biking accident in 2019, University of Iowa medical student Guillermo Romano Ibarra is advocating for safer biking conditions on Iowa highways and for insurance companies...

Photo of Sameer Patel.

UI community, students react to former employee’s child pornography charges

Kate Perez, News Editor November 6, 2022

Some University of Iowa students are shocked after a former university employee was sentenced to federal prison after possessing and distributing child pornography. Sameer Chandulal Patel, 30, of...

The H bar is seen in Iowa City on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022.

‘It should be a safe area:’ Iowa City community responds to fatal H-Bar shooting

Alejandro Rojas and Colin Votzmeyer November 6, 2022

Owners of the Iowa City hookah bar H-Bar claim they have been working to increase the safety and security of the bar in light of two recent shootings outside the bar — one of which resulted in a...

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