Cedar Valley News

Police Ask Public to Register Cameras

Cedar Falls Police are asking the public to register their private digital cameras so they can create a database, according to KWWL. The voluntary program actually began in January. The idea is that a database of cameras at residences with the owners contact information could lead to collection of evidence in potential crimes in a […]

UNI Student Gets Prize After All

The UNI student who was denied a $10,000 prize after appeared to win a halftime shooting contest will now be given the full prize. UNI Athletics posted on their Twitter feed that along with the sponsor of the contest, CB Seeds, they will pay Dalton Hinsch $10,000 and send him to St Louis to watch […]

Teen Convicted of Murder

A Waterloo teenager has been found guilty in a 2017 murder, according to KWWL. 18 year old Quintarius Brown was found guilty of killing Cedric Craft in December of 2017. Brown and others went to Craft’s home and pretended they wanted to buy some weed off of Craft. Brown then shot Craft in the face. […]

Fans Upset After $10,000 Prize Denied

Fans became upset with the University of Northern Iowa and its business sponsor, who denied a $10,000 prize to a student who appeared to win a halftime basketball shooting promotion. The flap began Wednesday night when Northern Iowa student Dalton Hinsch got a chance at the prize if he made a layup, a free throw, […]

Pet Oxygen Masks Donated

The Waterloo Fire Department has received a donation of pet oxygen masks, according to KWWL. Invisible Fence out of Cedar Rapids donated six mask kits. They will allow firefighters to administer oxygen to pets that have been caught in a burning building and may be suffering from smoke inhalation. Invisible Fence has donated more than […]

New School Ready by 2024

The timeline for the new Cedar Falls high school has been announced, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. The new school is expected to be open and ready for students by the fall of 2024. It will be built on nearly 70 acres of land just west of the University of Northern Iowa campus. […]

Waterloo Man Guilty of Murder

A Waterloo man has been found guilty in the murder of a Grundy Center man in Floyd County, according to KWWL. 29 year old Armando Adame III was found guilty Wednesday for the October 25, 2017 murder of 27 year old Michael Johns. Adame and Johns were driving around when they began to argue. Eventually […]

Murder Suspect Caught

The man suspected of murdering two women in a home in Waterloo earlier this week has been arrested, according to KWWL. Matthew Buford III was arrested Wednesday night in Illinois. He was taken into custody shortly before midnight without incident. Buford is accused of shooting 42 year old Tamica Allison and 41 year old Andrea […]

United Way Moving

The Waverly Shell Rock Area United Way is moving out of what was formerly known as the Duo’s Building. Executive Director Jill Krall explains where they’re going. Krall says their dream is to have a location that they can share with other non profits to provide a one stop shop for those in need.

Waterloo Vaping Ban

Waterloo Leisure Services has announced that they will be banning vaping along with smoking at city owned parks and recreational facilities, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. The Commission voted 4-0 to adopt the policy on Tuesday. There is an important distinction between a policy and an ordinance that would have needed city council […]