Local News Headlines
- Bush preparing to delegate many campaign tasks to super PAC
Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics: delegating many of the nuts-and-bolts tasks of seeking the White House to a separate political organization that can raise unlimited amounts of...
- Jury to resume deliberations in Iowa spousal sex abuse case
Jurors are set to resume deliberating in the trial of a former Iowa lawmaker accused of sexually abusing his wife, who was suffering from dementia.
- Environmentalists contest broadened use of new herbicide
Environmentalists are contesting the federal government's decision to allow more widespread use of a new version of a popular weed killer.
- Final arguments set in ex-Iowa lawmaker's sex assault trial
Jurors are set to hear closing arguments in the trial of a former Iowa lawmaker accused of sexually abusing his wife who was diagnosed with dementia.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Muscatine High School will open prom early for students with special needs. Two extra hours for prom will be held on May 2 for the students. The prom will play music at a quieter level and there will be no flashing lights...
- Bird flu confirmed at Iowa farm with 5.3 million chickens
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the bird flu virus has been found at a farm holding nearly 10 percent of Iowa's egg-laying chickens.
- Unemployment appeals administrator leaves in Iowa shakeup
The new director of Iowa Workforce Development is cutting ties with a longtime agency employee who was recently named head of the division that oversees unemployment insurance disputes.
- Prom hours to be extended for students with special needs
Muscatine High School will open prom early for students with special needs.
- GOP's Jeb Bush to visit Poland, Estonia, Germany in June
Republican Jeb Bush is planning a policy trip to Europe in June, to speak on the global economy and meet with business, economic and defense leaders.
- Branstad questions fuel tax spending plan in E. Iowa city
Gov. Terry Branstad says it would be a "mistake" for an eastern Iowa city to use additional fuel tax revenue to hire staff instead of spending directly on road and bridge work.
National News Headline
- Utah woman gets maximum sentence in deaths of 6 newborns
Family members of a Utah woman sentenced to the maximum penalty Monday for killing six of her newborn babies said they were shocked at the grisly crimes from the woman they knew as a loving mother.
- Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales
The humpback whale became the unofficial symbol for the conservation movement in the last century.
- Bird flu takes biggest toll yet as virus hits chicken farms
Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet, hitting a farm in Iowa that...
- Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants
When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterred.
- S. Carolina paper's domestic killings series wins Pulitzer
It was a list no state wanted to top. And when South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore why.
- Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons
By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to...
- Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin
Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are getting ready to hear evidence on what his punishment should be - life in prison or the death penalty - as survivors and victims' families weigh in...
- 100-carat diamond could bring $25M at auction
A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut could fetch between $19 million to $25 million at auction.
- Wife of ex-Virginia governor: Corruption trial was unfair
Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on several public corruption charges are based on an overly broad definition of bribery and that she did not...
- Spokesman: Alabama woman left to join Islamic State group
A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama on Monday said their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to join Islamic State militants in Syria after being recruited via the Internet.
- Hoiberg shows progress after heart surgery
Iowa State Basketball coach Fred Hoiberg is progressing after undergoing heart surgery.Video was posted on Hoiberg's personal Twitter account on Monday.
- Hawkeyes sign Waterloo native Jones
University of Iowa head men's basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced Monday that Dale Jones has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Iowa. Jones becomes the sixth member of Iowa's 2015 recruiting class.
- USD's Seekamp granted extra year of eligibility
University of South Dakota women's basketball player Nicole Seekamp has been granted a fourth year of eligibility by the NCAA. Seekamp will be eligible to compete during the 2015-16 season following a two-game withholding.
- Musketeers win game four of Western Conference semifinals, force decisive game five
Joel Janatuinen scored the game winning goal Sunday night as the Musketeers staved off elimination with a 2-1 win over Sioux Falls in game four of the Western Conference semifinals.
- Wayne State baseball sweeps doubleheader with Augustana; Wildcat softball splits with St. Cloud State
See highlights of the Wayne State baseball and softball teams, and check out the scores on the SportsFource Scoreboard.
- Former East basketball standout Okwarabizie commits to UCLA
Former East high basketball player Ikenna Okwarabizie has committed to play basketball at UCLA after visiting the Bruins this weekend.
- Bandits get back in win column with victory over Salina
Charles Dowdell threw for five touchdowns, the Bandit rushing attack added four scores and Sioux City topped Salina 79-56 on Saturday.
- Iowa baseball sets season high for runs, hits in win over Northwestern
See highlights from the Iowa baseball team, and check out Saturday's scores on the SportsFource Scoreboard.
- High school athletes compete at day two of the Sioux City Relays
Day Two of the Sioux City Relays focuses on the high school athletes. But the weather didn't cooperate, pushing the afternoon running events back an hour. With most of the field events getting canceled, the runners took center stage.
- Wayne State baseball team falls at Augustana
Wayne State lost to Augustana, 11-8, in Northern Sun Conference baseball action on Friday. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
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