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This is John McGlothlen with The Gazette digital news desk and I'm here with your update for Monday, October 31st.
According to the National Weather Service, it will be mostly sunny in the Cedar Rapids area today, with a high near 66. Winds from the northwest around 5 mph. And for Halloween night, mostly clear, with a low around 38.
An Iowa City man was killed early Saturday after colliding with a semi-truck on Highway 1, according to an Iowa State Patrol report. At about 2:15 a.m. Saturday, 22-year-old Riley Reynolds was driving south in a Ford Taurus on Highway 1, about 3 miles north of Iowa City. A truck driver was completing a U-turn at 280th Street, blocking the southbound lane of Highway 1. Reynolds struck the trailer and went into the ditch, causing fatal injuries.
A Cedar Rapids man pointed an AK-47 replica BB gun at officers responding to a violent burglary Saturday and threatened to kill them, according to a Linn County Attorney's Office criminal complaint. 38-year-old Jeremy Haines is accused of tearing off a Ring doorbell camera at a man's home, kicking in a deadbolted door and then kicking the man in the face while they were on basement stairs. According to the complaint, both Haines' home and the alleged victim's home are at the same house number in southeast Cedar Rapids, near Mount Vernon Road. When police arrived, Haines came out the side door of his residence, pointed the long gun at the officers, and threatened to kill them. Haines was arrested and taken to the Linn County Jail on charges of first-degree burglary with bodily injury, two counts of assault on persons in certain occupations, two counts of first-degree harassment while threatening a forcible felony, and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Haines is being held on $50,000 cash bond, according to jail records.
🎹 Podcast music: “World” by Emily McGlothlen