Local News Headlines
- Body found in Iowa home after man resists rescue from fire
Police say the body of a man who resisted officers' rescue attempts has been found inside a fire-damaged Des Moines home.
- Planners OK quarry on Mount Rushmore route; opponents appeal
Pennington County planners have recommended approval of a limestone quarry in a scenic area that's on the main tourist route to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, but opponents have appealed the decision.
- EPA plans meeting in Waterloo on contaminated factory site
The Environmental Protection Agency has planned a meeting for next month to discuss cleanup of a former industrial site in Waterloo contaminated with chemicals and industrial solvents.
- Interstate 35 remains closed in much of northern Iowa
Iowa authorities say Interstate 35 remains closed between Ames and Clear Lake, a stretch of more than 80 miles.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Authorities say Interstate 35 remains closed between Ames and Clear Lake, a stretch of more than 80 miles. Several crashes have occurred on the interstate since a winter storm struck Monday. The National Weather Service...
- Man pleads guilty in armed robbery at Muscatine hotel
A 36-year-old man accused in the armed robbery of a Muscatine hotel has pleaded guilty.
- Police capture escaped University of Iowa research goat
University of Iowa police have confirmed that a research goat has been captured after being on the loose for over a week.
- Woman dies, man injured in Knoxville house fire
A Knoxville house fire killed a 77-year-old woman and injured her husband.
- Iowa Utilities Board begins deliberating Bakken pipeline
The Iowa Utilities Board is meeting to consider whether to approve a hazardous liquid pipeline permit for an oil pipeline that will stretch 346 miles across the state diagonally from the northwest to the southeast.
- Man pleads guilty to charges stemming from April fatal crash
A Dubuque man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a fatal car crash.
National News Headline
- Party like it's 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowl
Denver's getting ready to party like it's 1999.
- Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this."
- New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths
New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay...
- Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight
Mosquito-control workers are asking automotive retailers to get rid of old tires in the Florida Panhandle, lining up laboratories to test the insects for the Zika virus in New Orleans, and preparing to hunt down and...
- US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm
Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend.
- Paltrow describes years of messages from accused stalker
The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes.
- Parades, floats, costumes mark Fat Tuesday in New Orleans
People across New Orleans Tuesday are marking the culmination of the Mardi Gras season with elaborate floats, eccentric costumes and marching bands.
- License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village
When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town....
- New England cleans up; snow falls on the Mid-Atlantic
A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.
- Georgia law giving police grand jury access may face change
After a naked, mentally ill black veteran was shot dead by a white police officer last March in an Atlanta suburb, the officer was allowed a privilege ordinary citizens don't get, and even police officers don't get...
- Winnebago & Emerson-Hubbard win tourney titles; South Sioux downs Heelan
The Winnebago boys and Emerson-Hubbard girls were the champions of the Lewis & Clark Conference tournament, while the second-ranked South Sioux girls won at Heelan. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- New Iowa AP boys basketball poll
See the Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school basketball poll in Classes 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A.
- Bandits looking for new quarterback to replace MVP
Last season, Charles Dowdell led the Sioux City Bandits to a title, winning the league's MVP award. Dowdell is now playing for a team in Spokane, Washington, but the Bandits have signed three new quarterbacks.
- USD women beat Omaha on the road
Abigail Fogg and Nicole Seekamp each scored 14 points, and South Dakota beat Omaha on the road on Sunday, 70-55.
- Iowa re-takes top spot in Big Ten with win over Illinois
Peter Jok scored 23 points and Jarrod Uthoff added 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois 77-65 on Sunday.
- South Dakota men insist playing together will be key down stretch
The Summit League schedule has taken a bit of a toll on South Dakota. The Coyotes entered Saturday's game against Oral Roberts just 2-8 in conference play. But USD scored a 91-79 win over the Golden Eagles, giving head coach Craig Smith his 100th win.
- MVAO boys, L-B girls win WVC titles
See highlights as the Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto boys topped Ridge View in the Western Valley Conference tournament championship. Plus, check out Saturday's high school scores on the SportsFource Scoreboard.
- Siouxland wrestlers compete in sectional tournaments
See highlights from Saturday's Class 2A sectional wrestling tournament in Orange City, plus see team scores from all the sectionals involving Siouxland teams.
- Morningside women top Concordia; Northwestern upsets Hastings
See highlights of the Morningside and Northwestern women's basketball teams, plus check out Saturday's college scores.
- Iowa State edges Oklahoma State on the road
Georges Niang scored 18 points -16 in the second half - and added nine rebounds to help lead No. 13 Iowa State to a 64-59 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday.
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