Local News Headlines
- Money found to continue aiding Nebraska, western Iowa vets
Department of Veterans officials say funding of skilled and nonskilled services for Nebraska and western Iowa veterans has been bolstered by belt-tightening and will continue through Sept. 30, past the scheduled cutoff.
- 23 years after Iowa student's death, mom hopes for answers
The mother of a Grinnell College student slain nearly 23 years ago says she's trying to remain optimistic that investigators will solve the case.
- Some Iowa apartment tenants could face hot end to summer
Residents of the Midtown Gardens apartment complex in Burlington could have a steamy end to the summer if a rental company can't reach a deal with the city over improperly installed air conditioning units.
- Man gets 5 years in Iowa prison for stealing lottery tickets
A 25-year-old Clear Lake man has been given five years in prison for stealing Iowa lottery tickets.
- Iowan surrenders to face charges in fatal hit-and-run
A 25-year-old man has surrendered to face charges stemming from the hit-and-run death of a western Iowa woman on the Fourth of July.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
The parents of a man who died after being shot with stun guns by Worth County deputies have filed a lawsuit. The suit filed by Larry and Cheri Zubrod says the deputies "punitively and sadistically" used excessive force in...
- Parents file lawsuit over Iowa man's stun gun death
The parents of a man who died after being shot with stun guns by Worth County deputies have filed a lawsuit.
- This Hour: Latest Iowa news, sports, business and entertainment
Democratic parties in the states that start the presidential nominating process are exploring ending their association with two former White House occupants: Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson.
- Old YMCA building in Des Moines nearly ready for demolition
The old Riverfront YMCA building in downtown Des Moines is nearly ready for demolition.
- Authorities: Woman on bike fatally hit by car along highway
Authorities say a woman was killed in northern Iowa after she was hit by a car while riding a bicycle along a rural highway.
National News Headline
- Lawsuit: Anti-abortion group secretly recorded providers
An association of abortion providers is asking a court to block the release of recordings they say were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed several surreptitiously recorded videos of a Planned...
- Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years
Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 43 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than...
- Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America
U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths.
- 7 Hawaii telescope protesters arrested for defying new rule
Seven people protesting a giant telescope atop Mauna Kea (mau-NAH'-kay-AH') have been arrested for defying an emergency rule created to prevent camping on the mountain that is held sacred by Native Hawaiians.
- Man accused of shooting family had no previous convictions
An 18-year-old man accused of shooting a family who had stopped to help him on a Montana roadside has no prior criminal convictions.
- Coast Guard: Search for teens will be suspended at sunset
The Coast Guard will suspend its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week, officials said Friday.
- Not guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspect
The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn't advise his client to do so until...
- Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates
More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars.
- Several wildfires blackening dry California's golden hills
A series of wildfires blackened the golden hills of California on Friday, egged on by bone-dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds.
- No charges against 2 officers in traffic stop shooting probe
A prosecutor says a grand jury decided no charges are warranted against two University of Cincinnati police officers who responded to the traffic stop in which another officer fatally shot a driver.
- Spirit Lake's Kriener commits to Hawkeyes
Spirit Lake's Ryan Kriener committed to the Hawkeye basketball program Thursday morning, announcing on Twitter.The 6'9" senior-to-be averaged over 19 points and 8 rebounds per game, while shooting 71% from the floor last year
- Johnson's grand slam leads X's past Lincoln
Matty Johnson slugged a two-out grand slam for the Sioux City Explorers in the fourth inning, leading the X's to a 6-3 win over Lincoln on Thursday. It was just Johnson's sixth career home run in six professional seasons.
- Battle Creek to host American Legion state tournament
It's baseball tournament time and the town of Battle Creek is hosting the American Legion Class C Senior State Tournament. Battle Creek has recently finished up renovations to their baseball field.
- Straka gem leads X's past Lincoln
The Sioux City Explorers shut out the Lincoln Saltdogs 3-0 in the first of their three game series at Haymarket Park on Wednesday. The first place X's improve to 44-18.
- East loses state tourney opener to defending champs
Sioux City East lost their opening game at the state baseball tournament to the defending Class 4A champions from Southeast Polk, 12-0, Wednesday at Principal Park.
- Long coaching career ends for SBL's Admire in state tournament
After an overnight rain delay, Boone’s sixth inning, six-run explosion helped the Toreadors down Sergeant Bluff-Luton, 9-1, in a Class 3A quarterfinal Wednesday morning at Principal Park.
- SBL's state opener rained out; East ready for SE Polk
Sgt. Bluff-Luton waited to play their opener in the Class 3A baseball tournament but the Warriors game against Boone was halted and will re-start Wednesday. East will face Southeast Polk in 4A.
- South Dakota starting QB to miss senior season
University of South Dakota head football coach Joe Glenn says two-year starting quarterback Kevin Earl will miss what would have been his senior season because of a lingering back injury.
- Hinton blanked in state tournament opener
After waiting five hours through a rain delay, eighth-ranked Hinton lost their first round matchup in the Class 2A state baseball tournament, 3-0, to third ranked Waterloo Columbus Catholic on Monday.
- Sgt. Bluff-Luton fans send baseball team to state tourney
Sgt. Bluff-Luton will open play in the Class 3A state tournament on Tuesday. Family, friends and fans of SBL sent the team off with a rally at the school Monday morning.
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