Local Services in Cedar Rapids, IA

Brighton, N. Y. (WHAM) - A man registered as a violent Level 3 sex offender was arrested on rape charges in Brighton, New York. James Pascalar, 63, was arrested after an investigation by Brighton Police officers. Police said Pascalar had been hired by an 83-year-old woman in Brighton to do work at her home. Pascalar is accused of sexually assaulting the woman. According to police, Pascalar is listed on the New York State Sex Offender Registry as a Level 3 Sex Offender.

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR-TV) — A man from Pensacola, Florida is facing jail time after being arrested for battery and arson charges according to the Sheriff’s Office. Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) says Saturday, July 13, they were called out to assist with a fire. When deputies arrived, the report says 55-year-old Donald Allen Moran and another male, later identified as a victim were laying in the front yard.

LORETTO, Tenn. (WCYB) - "Folks... please don’t flush your drugs m’kay. " A Middle Tennessee police department is warning people about flushing drugs down the toilet, saying fowls and alligators on meth are possible. The Loretto Police Department posted about a drug roundup over the weekend on Facebook, but authorities also typed up a special note in the post about how meth and drugs can affect wildlife.

Since Steve Shanley became the director of the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band, he has made sure that the music students in the Cedar Rapids area benefit from the guest…

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The City of Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department has temporarily closed Cherry Hill Aquatic Center due to water quality issues. The pool will be super-chlorinated and will reopen Tuesday, July 16 for morning lessons and lap swim at 11:45 a.m. The closure is a voluntary, precautionary measure due to notification from the Department of Health that a person diagnosed with having cryptosporidium swam at the pool. Noelridge Aquatic Center and Jones, Ellis and Bever pools are open.

CEDAR RAPIDS - A year and a half after closing his NewBo restaurant Betas, Joel Kane is back with a new venture, Lost & Found Provisions & Spirits.