Cedar Valley News

County Supervisor’s Husband Dies

Black Hawk County Supervisor Chris Schwartz announced Tuesday on his Facebook page that his husband, Logun Buckley, had taken his own life. Schwartz described Buckley as “brilliant and talented and full of love”. Schwartz and Buckley were just married in October. Buckley was an organizer for the Iowa Alliance of Retired Americans and advocated for […]

Illegal Gun Sales

A Waterloo man has been arrested for selling firearms without a license, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Torian Bennett pleaded to federal charges of Engaging in the Firearms Business Without a License and two counts of Making False Statements During the Purchase of a Firearm. Bennett purchases at least 17 guns from stores […]

Mayor Hart Honored

Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart has been honored by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition for their work in strengthening local communities, according to KWWL. The USGLC paid tribute to many mayors from across the nation in a virtual event Tuesday. The event also paid tribute to Colin Powell as well as Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright. […]

Night of Champions

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Northeast Iowa is hosting an event Friday, December 10th at Grace Baptist Church in Waverly called Night of Champions. Pastor Josh Rouser shares about the event. The event is free and starts with a Chick-Fil-A meal and 5:00 and program at 6:00. Attendees are asked to RSVP to 319-721-3038 […]

Waterloo Man Arrested

A Waterloo man has been arrested on a warrant dating back to 2019, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 27 year old D’Aundre Head was arrested on Friday on a warrant for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. He was stopped back on August 31, of 2019. During a search of his vehicle police […]

Man Arrested After Short Chase

A man wanted in connection with a raid on a Cedar Falls home back in July was arrested after a short chase, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 27 year old William Burt was spotted by police in the passenger’s seat of a car in a parking lot on Broadway Street. When police approached […]

Woman Guilty of Working with Cartel

A former Waterloo woman has been sentenced to 17 years and 6 months in prison for her role in a drug ring with ties to a cartel in Mexico, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 30 year old Sandra Deyerle, now of Elizabeth, Colorado, was found guilty on a charge of Conspiracy to Distribute […]

Semi-Roll Over in CF

Monday at 5:27 am Black Hawk County Dispatch was notified of a semi roll over with entrapment.  Officers learned that the 25 year old driver, from Waterloo, had just made a delivery in downtown Cedar Falls when the accident occurred.  He was taking the on-ramp from 1st Street to Southbound Highway 58 and lost control […]

Former Waterloo Men Given 40 Years

A former Waterloo man was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison after a woman he sold heroin to died of an overdose. Forty-year-old Eric Griggs was sentenced Friday. Authorities allege Griggs sold heroin to a Cedar Falls woman on Aug. 31, 2018. She was found dead the following morning. An autopsy determined she died […]

Public Needed for Proposed HI-218 Changes Near Janesville

The Iowa Department of Transportation is looking for public input on improvements to US Highway 218 from the Cedar River in Janesville to the City of Waverly. Information on the project will be presented tonight from 5 to 6:30 at the Riviera Roose in Janesville. The public will be able to submit their input at […]