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The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

Police respond to a call of shots fired on the Ped Mall on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. An initial call came in around 1:30 a.m. where officers immediately responded. On Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, a release announced the death of one victim and charges of the two shooters. (Joseph Cress/The Daily Iowan)

One victim dead after Ped Mall shooting

August 30, 2017

One victim of the Ped Mall shooting on Aug. 27, Kaleek Asham Douglas Jones, 22, of Iowa City has died. A city of Iowa City press release, has named one of three gunshot victims and announced the charges...

Police respond to a call of shots fired on the Ped Mall on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. An initial call came in around 1:30 a.m. where officers immediately responded. No University of Iowa students were injured. Two men are in custody and will be charged in relation to the events of Sunday morning. (Joseph Cress/The Daily Iowan)

UI officials stress safety net

Ava Gripp, [email protected] August 29, 2017

  In the aftermath of the crimes committed this weekend in Iowa City, the new #HawkeyeSafe campaign by University of Iowa officials, hopes to be of genuine use to students. The #HawkeyeSafe...

Police look into early morning robbery

August 28, 2017

The Iowa City police are investigating a robbery that took place at 2:30 a.m. Aug. 27 near the intersection of Market and Lucas Streets, according to a press release from the city of Iowa City. Two...

Iowa City police officers arrest and escort two individuals into cruisers outside Hotel Vetro early Sunday, Aug. 27. The police department responded to reports of shots fired downtown around 1:30 a.m. (Ben Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Hawk Alert: Shots fired near Sheraton Hotel

August 27, 2017

Officials sent a Hawk Alert at 1:35 a.m. Aug. 27 to warn the community of gunshots fired on the Pedestrian Mall. The brief alert said "Shots fired near the Sheraton Hotel avoid the area." The University...

Iowa City Police Chief Jody Matherly hands out temporary tattoos to kids at the National Night Out in Weatherby Park on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. The event gives the community a chance to meet with police officers.  (Gage Miskimen/The Daily Iowan)

Police, community bond in Night Out

August 2, 2017

The police join the community for the 34th-annual National Night Out in an effort to build trust among neighborhoods and the department. By Gage Miskimen [email protected]  The sounds of music...

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Man charged with drug violation

August 2, 2017

Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of possessing marijuana. John Rankins, 24, 2110 Broadway, was charged July 31 with a controlled-substance violation. According to the arrest affidavit, officers...

Deondre J. Handle. (Johnson County Sheriff office)

Suspect arrested in weekend shooting

August 1, 2017

Iowa City police have arrested a suspect in connection with a July 28 robbery and shooting.Deondre Jerome Handley is being held in the Johnson County Jail on $350,000 bond, charged with attempted murder...

FILE - In this June 15, 2017  file photo, Iowa City police officers investigate the scene of a shooting on Hollywood Boulevard. At 11:05 p.m. on July 28, 2017, police responded to the 1000 block of Sandusky Drive after receiving a report of a fight in process. When police arrived at the scene, they found a male bleeding.
(James Year/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa City police investigate weekend shooting

July 31, 2017

Iowa City police sent out a press release on July 29 regarding a shooting that took place on July 28. At 11:05 p.m., police responded to the 1000 block of Sandusky Drive after receiving a report of a...

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Briefs

July 17, 2017

IC woman charged with burglary A warrant is out for the arrest of an Iowa City woman in connection with a burglary. Authorities have charged Patrice McAfee, 30, 837 N. Summit St., with first-degree burglary....

Emergency crews respond to a collision on Burlington street Wednesday, July 12, 2017.  The collision obstructed traffic for nearly an hour, but traffic is now clear.(Joseph Cress/The Daily Iowan)

One person transported to hospital after two vehicles collide on Burlington Street

July 12, 2017

Two opposing cars were involved in a collision at the intersection of Burlington and Governor Streets at approximately 12:20 p.m. July 12, according to Iowa City police Investigator Andy Rich.   The...

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IC man faces drug charge

July 12, 2017

Authorities have accused an Iowa city man possessing controlled substances.A warrant is out for the arrest of Miles McKinley, 21, 109 Clapp St., for a controlled-substance violation. According to the affidavit,...