Local News Headlines
- Iowa Senate opts for limited change to state's gun laws
Legislation that would have made sweeping changes to Iowa's gun laws appears to be dead this session, after Senate lawmakers focused on a separate bill with more limited scope.
- Jindal moving staff to Iowa for likely White House campaign
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is sending political staff to Iowa for a possible 2016 presidential campaign.
- Jury seated for 2nd Iowa murder trial of man
Attorneys are expected to deliver their opening statements Tuesday in the second Iowa trial of a man accused of killing his former roommate in 2009.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Attorneys delivered their opening statements and testimony is underway in the second Iowa trial of a man accused of killing his former roommate in 2009. Fifty-five-year-old John Green is charged with first-degree murder in...
- Monsanto donates $4M to effort to save monarch butterflies
Agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. says it will commit $4 million to help stem the decline of monarch butterflies.
- Iowa man gets 10 years after kidnapping conviction tossed
A man previously deemed guilty of first-degree kidnapping before his conviction and subsequent life term were overturned has now been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison on a sexual assault charge.
- Residents of Rudd concerned about potential hog confinement
Rudd residents have raised concerns about a hog confinement that will be built less than a half-mile from the city limits.
- Mason City toddler hit by van listed in critical condition
A Mason City toddler has been severely injured after she was hit by a van near her home.
- Iowa Senate passes bill to expand anti-bullying efforts
The Senate has passed legislation that would give school educators more authority to respond to student bullying in Iowa.
- USDA: Record soybean acres expected, corn acres to drop
Farmers are expected to plant a record number of soybean acres this year, but less corn as that grain's profit potential remains low due to slumping prices
National News Headline
- Coroner: Death of Andrew Getty appears natural or accident
Los Angeles County coroner's investigators say the death of Getty oil heir Andrew Getty is most likely via natural causes or an accident.
- In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspect
An enigmatic figure looms over the trial of a man who confessed to killing Etan Patz: the former suspect who some still believe is behind the disappearance of the 6-year-old on May 25, 1979.
- Avedon exhibit features portraits of 1960s-70s newsmakers
A new exhibit focusing on Richard Avedon's photos of political and cultural newsmakers invites visitors to rethink the concept of portraits in the age of the selfie.
- Police: Man, woman found dead after medical office shooting
A man stormed into a medical office building in downtown Fresno and fatally shot the mother of his five children before he killed himself, police in central California said Tuesday.
- No 'narsisstics': Music festivals ban fans' selfie sticks
You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you're planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals.
- Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of...
- Health providers' stand could invite other execution methods
With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.
- Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law later this week, while Arkansas legislators passed a similar measure, despite criticism that it is a...
- Cliven Bundy, supporters rally before Nevada lawmakers
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of allies to rally behind a bill...
- Who's Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & more
Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify...
- Wayne State baseball & softball teams swept at home
Concordia-St. Paul swept an NSIC doubleheader from the Wayne State baseball team, ending the Wildcats six-game winning streak. Winona State stayed perfect in the NSIC by sweeping the Wildcat softball team.
- Northwestern takes two from Morningside
Northwestern swept the preseason GPAC softball favorites from Morningside on Tuesday in Sioux City. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Iowa's Bluder to lead U.S. Pan-American team
The University of Iowa's Lisa Bluder, who previously helped USA Basketball to a gold medal as an assistant coach at the 2001 World University Games, was announced as head coach of the 2015 U.S. Pan American Women's Basketball Team.
- Nebraska's Pitchford to skip senior season
University of Nebraska forward Walter Pitchford announced Monday that he is giving up his final season of eligibility with the Husker basketball program.
- Morningside shuts down Winnipeg lineup in victory
Morningside held the University of Winnipeg to one hit in a 6-1 win on Monday afternoon at Lewis and Clark Park. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Hawkeyes in baseball rankings for the first time in 25 years
The University of Iowa baseball team is ranked No. 24 in the latest Collegiate Baseball Division I poll. It is Iowa's first national ranking since the 1990 season.
- UNI's Tuttle & ISU's Niang earn All-America honors
University of Northern Iowa senior Seth Tuttle and Iowa State junior Georges Niang earned All-America recognition on Monday. See the entire first, second and third team picks from the Associated Press.
- Morningside baseball splits with Doane; Mustang softball split at invitational
Baseball and softball scores from around the GPAC and Big Ten.
- Musketeers double up Team USA over weekend
Max Kalter scored his 11th goal of the season a little over 10 minutes into the game as Sioux City never trailed Team USA (under-17) to win 4-1, improving to 36-16-5.
- BCU Men's Baseball wins; Charger women and Morningside softball split
Briar Cliff's Men's Baseball win seventh straight game while opening GPAC play with two wins over Midland.
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