KCRG-TV9 is your "24 Hour News Source" and the ABC affiliate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. KCRG-TV9 signed on the air on October 15, 1953 and serves 21 counties in Eastern Iowa with more than 342,000 television households. While the main studio is located in downtown Cedar Rapids, KCRG-TV9 also staffs news bureaus in Iowa City and Dubuque. KCRG-TV9 produces more than 30 hours of local news from its automated HD studio each week and manages the highly viewed news website, www.kcrg.com. The First Alert Storm Team features five meteorologists all with a coverage commitment of keeping you safe. KCRG is known for community support in the form of live local event broadcasts on KCRG 9.2 and through KCRG-TV9's "Show You Care" outreach program that provides in-kind advertising to many area non-profits.