Local News Headlines
- Search continues for kidnapped Iowa girl, 15
Law enforcement officials and volunteers are continuing to search for a 15-year-old Iowa girl who was kidnapped, even though the chances of finding her alive have diminished.
- Cedar Rapids bans boating during high water
The Cedar Rapids Fire Department is cautioning boaters to stay off the Cedar River for part of this weekend due to high water.
- Spring rain, no frost could mean big Iowa harvest
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey says growers are hopeful for a bountiful crop of spring produce that could begin showing up at farmers markets soon.
- This Hour: Latest Iowa news, sports, business and entertainment
Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game's history and the world's second largest lottery prize.
- GOP's Walker touts state ties during trip to Iowa
Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, is introducing himself to Iowa Republicans as would-be presidential candidates often do - as one of their own.
- Ethanol cars removed after Iowa train derailment
Iowa officials say three ethanol cars have been removed from the Little Cedar River following a train derailment east of Charles City.
- Iowa girl, 12, describes escape after kidnapping
A 12-year-old Iowa girl says she and a friend were kidnapped after being lured into a stranger's truck while walking home from school.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Iowa investigators say the discovery of blood from a missing 15-year-old girl has diminished hope of finding her alive. Bill Kietzman of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says that DNA tests have confirmed blood...
- Iowa Board of Regents confirms tuition freeze
The Board of Regents is following up on its promise of freezing tuition at Iowa's public universities now that an education budget is in the books.
- Flooding closes Iowa park for Memorial Day weekend
Flooding from the Cedar River will keep a state park in northeast Iowa closed through the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
National News Headline
- Jury in Arias case gives up after no consensus
As jurors in Jodi Arias' murder trial filed one by one from the courtroom after a dramatic five months of gut-wrenching testimony and gruesome photographs, three women on the panel cried and one looked to the...
- I-5 bridge collapse survivor: 'You hold on'
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."
- Plastic ocean debris the target of new Calif. bill
It's a common sight on the nation's beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage.
- Older brother held in deaths of 2 younger siblings
A 15-year-old boy is in custody after authorities investigating the stabbing deaths of his younger adopted brothers found him miles away with traces of blood on him, officials said.
- I-5 bridge collapses into Wash. river, injuring 3
An Interstate 5 bridge over a river collapsed north of Seattle Thursday evening, dumping two vehicles into the water and sparking a rescue effort by boats and divers as three injured people were pulled from the chilly...
- Safe room mandates remain rare in tornado states
After living nearly 20 years in their one-story brick home, Sherry and Larry Wells finally won the lottery - for a state rebate on a home storm shelter, that is. A contractor finished installing the concrete bunker beneath...
- Hurricane center: Beware of the storm surge
During a hurricane, the storm surge poses the greatest threat to life and land, yet many people don't even know what it means.
- Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys
After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's...
- Jurors deadlock on Jodi Arias penalty; retrial set
Jurors who spent five months determining Jodi Arias' fate couldn't decide whether she should get life in prison or die for murdering her boyfriend, sending prosecutors back to the drawing board to rehash the shocking...
- NJ: Caramel-colored rubbing alcohol sold as scotch
At one bar, a mixture that included rubbing alcohol and caramel coloring was sold as scotch. In another, premium liquor bottles were refilled with water - and apparently not even clean water at that.
- Musketeers hire Varady as new head coach
The Sioux City Musketeers pleased to announce that Jay Varady will be the new Head Coach and General Manager of the Musketeers Hockey Team. Varady will begin his new position with the team immediately.
- SBL splits with East; Thursday's scores
The Sgt. Bluff-Luton baseball team split a doubleheader at Sioux City East on Thursday. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- West beats East on penalty kicks in substate semifinal
The Sioux City West boys soccer team has advanced to the Class 3A substate final with a 3-2 win over Sioux City East on Thursday. After two scoreless overtimes, the Wolverines won the match with a 4-1 advantage on penalty kicks.
- X's take series finale from New Jersey
The Sioux City Explorers snapped a three game losing streak with a 12-4 win over the New Jersey Jackals on Wednesday night at Lewis and Clark Park.
- Nebraska clobbers Michigan in Big Ten tourney
After dropping a three-game series to Michigan last week, the Nebraska baseball team responded with a 11-2 win on Wednesday over the Wolverines in Nebraska's first game of the Big Ten Tournament.
- Cyclone Tailgate Tour stops in Sioux City
The Cyclone Tailgate Tour made their annual stop in Sioux City on Wednesday. The tour started six years ago as a way for Iowa State coaches to travel around the state and meet the fans.
- First Iowa girls softball rankings
See the first softball rankings of the season from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union.
- West boys blank SBL in soccer substate
The Sioux City West boys soccer team won their Class 3A substate opener, 6-0, over Sgt. Bluff-Luton on Tuesday night. The Wolverines improve to 14-2 on the season while the Warriors finish 5-10.
- USD gets $1.5 million donation for new facilities
CorTrust Bank president and CEO Jack Hopkins has made a $1.5 million investment in University of South Dakota and the Coyotes' athletic facility master plan which includes a 6,000-seat arena for basketball and volleyball, and an outdoor track and soccer complex.
- New Jersey hands X's third straight loss
Jeremy Barnes had two extra base hits, helping the New Jersey Jackals to a 9-6 victory over the Sioux City Explorers (3-3) on Tuesday at Lewis and Clark Park.
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