Local News Headlines
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
A jury has cleared the city of Davenport, its mayor and its public works director in a negligence case that was brought after residents complained of sewer backups. A lawsuit accused the officials of failing to address...
- Jail time for misdemeanors in Dubuque could soon be banned
Those who commit a misdemeanor in Dubuque soon might not have to worry about bail money.
- Police: 1 killed, 2 hurt in Iowa crash involving tractor
An Iowa man was killed and his passenger critically injured following a crash between a pickup truck and a John Deere tractor northeast of Council Bluffs.
- Woman who threatened bus driver gets new sentencing hearing
The Iowa Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a woman who threatened a Des Moines bus driver.
- 2 men die in separate crashes in northeast Iowa
Two men have died in separate crashes on northeastern Iowa roads.
- Groundbreaking to be held for new Waverly veterans post
A groundbreaking ceremony for a new $3.6 million Waverly Area Veterans Post will be held next week at the former site of the Waverly VFW post.
- Forest City police could move into repaired station by June
The Forest City Police Department could move into its repaired police station by late June.
- Man sent to prison for fatal crash drops effort for release
A Mason City man has given up his effort to get his 25-year prison sentence for vehicular homicide overturned.
- Kayakers escape injury after getting caught in dam waters
Two kayakers escaped injury after their kayaks got caught in dam waters on the Winnebago River.
- This Hour: Latest Iowa news, sports, business and entertainment
The discovery of bird flu on an Iowa turkey farm has raised serious concerns that the poultry-killing virus could find its way into chicken barns in the nation's top egg-producing state and decimate flocks.
National News Headline
- Florida gyrocopter pilot returns to Florida, awaits hearing
A mail carrier has returned to his home in Florida, where he'll wait for his next hearing after flying his gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn.
- Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips
A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.
- Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland is declared over
California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and triggered a national debate about vaccinations.
- Study: High school smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed
Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows.
- Study: US moms typically space pregnancies 2½ years apart
For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.
- Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones
Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.
- Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor
Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared...
- Wildfire near Southern California dam threatens 300 homes
An out-of-control wildfire that broke out in a forested basin near a Southern California dam triggered the evacuation of about 300 homes late Saturday, authorities said.
- Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout
Three people were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter.
- Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Sioux Falls tops Musketeers to regain lead in USHL playoffs
Sioux Falls won Game Three of the USHL Western Conference Semifinals, 4-1, on Friday night at the Tyson Events Center to a take a 2-1 lead in the best of five series.
- College athletes compete at day one of Sioux City Relays
Day one of the 51st running of the Sioux City Relays is in the books. It's mostly college competion on Friday, with the high school athletes taking over on Saturday.
- Iowa State's Hoiberg undergoes successful heart surgery
Iowa State men's basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg underwent successful open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve on Friday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
- Veteran broadcaster Nitz returns as 'Voice of the X's'
The Sioux City Explorers announced that veteran play-by-play broadcaster, Dave Nitz will return as the ‘Voice of the X's' for the 2015 season. This will be the seventh year for Dave in Sioux City and his 34th year broadcasting minor league baseball.
- West girls and East boys earn soccer victories
Sioux City West blanked South Sioux City in girls soccer while the East boys earned a 1-0 decision over North. See the highlights and Thursday's SportsFource scoreboard.
- Musketeers even USHL playoff series with win over Sioux Falls
The Sioux City Musketeers evened the USHL Western Conference Semifinals with a 4-2 win over Sioux Falls on Thursday night. The Muskies scored three goals in the third period to get the victory.
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