Local News Headlines
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
A new report says Iowa should invest more in business development, education and infrastructure to boost the state's economy. State officials released the report from the nonprofit Battelle Memorial Institute today. It...
- Former Clarke U. employee pleads guilty in school theft case
A former Clarke University employee has pleaded guilty to charges connected to the theft of more than $300,000 from the school.
- New report offers economic development strategies
A new report says Iowa should invest more in business development, education and infrastructure to boost the state's economy.
- Officials: Iowa man faces charges in house fire, car crash
A Nevada man faces charges in connection to a house fire and a car crash at a convenience store.
- Plea hearing set for ex-manager in halal food case
A former manager at an Iowa-based halal food supplier is expected to plead guilty as part of a federal criminal investigation into the company's exporting and marketing practices.
- Man pleads guilty for improper removal of asbestos in Iowa
A Sioux City developer accused of improperly removing asbestos from a former YMCA building has pleaded guilty.
- Jury deliberating Muscatine man's murder case
A jury is now deliberating the fate of a Muscatine man charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of another man.
- Appeals fail for ex-Iowa workers on no-hire list
Challenges to Iowa's practice of barring from re-employment former workers who resigned under pressure or were fired are failing in courts and the executive branch.
- Florida man gets probation for role in Iowa shooting
A Florida man has been placed on two years' probation for his role in an August shooting outside an eastern Iowa vacation resort and apartment complex.
- High school students build home for college credit
Four Humboldt High School students are earning college credit as they help build a house through a program at Iowa Central Community College.
National News Headline
- Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendants competent
Two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fantasy character called Slender Man are mentally fit to stand trial on attempted homicide charges, a judge ruled Thursday.
- Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licenses
A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver's licenses.
- Oklahoma official: Felt 'pressure' on executions
A longtime lawyer for Oklahoma's prison system said Thursday that he felt pressured by the governor's and attorney general's offices to make sure two executions last spring happened on schedule, even though the...
- Bondage 'master' convicted in plot to kill wife
A Detroit-area man was convicted Thursday of murder in a plot to kill his wife so he could devote himself to a life of bondage and domination in an upper-class suburb with women who called him "Master Bob."
- Fatal South by Southwest crash brings first wave of lawsuits
The first wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accused organizers Thursday of safety lapses after a driver smashed through a barricade and into a crowd of concertgoers.
- 2 states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization
Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into the neighboring states.
- Sheriff to cede immigration-enforcement foothold
An Arizona sheriff known for crackdowns on people living in the country illegally is giving up his last major foothold in immigration enforcement efforts that won him popularity among voters but gradually were reined in by...
- NYC rapper pleads not guilty to gun, drug charges
An up-and-coming rapper pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he moonlighted as a gun-toting member of a New York City street gang responsible for several shootings during turf wars over drug trafficking.
- Amid scrutiny, Vegas hotelier wins gambling license
A contrite Sam Nazarian who revamped the Sahara hotel and casino on the Strip, won a gambling license from Nevada's regulators Thursday but not without limits and a promise that the nightlife magnate would remain under...
- Mom jailed in custody case, says daughter safe
A woman who was accused of fleeing with her daughter to Central America in a custody dispute 10 years ago and recently returned home was sent back to jail Thursday to await trial.
- Big Four Classic features Iowa's four Division I schools
The third annual Big Four Classic tips off in Des Moines on Saturday. Iowa, Iowa State, Northern Iowa and Drake will play under one roof at Wells Fargo Arena. A sellout crowd is expected.
- Bandits sign four players for 2015
The Sioux City Bandits, members of Champions Indoor Football have announced four more player signings for the 2015 season. Scott Jensen, quarterback, is announcing his retirement after six seasons with the Bandits.
- New Iowa girls basketball rankings
See the fourth basketball rankings from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union in Classes 5A through 1A.
- Northeast CC adds two sports to athletic program
Administrators at Northeast Community College have announced that the Norfolk-based institution will add two new athletic programs to its growing roster of sports. Women's softball and men's soccer will begin at the College in Fall 2015.
- Pelini introduced Youngstown State, rips Nebraska AD
Bo Pelini is going home to Youngstown, Ohio, where he grew up and he'll become the next football coach at Youngstown State. Pelini comes to Youngstown after seven years at Nebraska where he went 67-27.
- Morningside's Pederson named SportsFource Champion
Not even a broken leg could keep Morningside wrestler Rulin Pederson form making his mark on the national stage last season. The two-time national tournament qualifier is back and better than ever and a fast start has moved him up in the NAIA rankings.
- SportsFource Extra; Tuesday edition
Watch highlights of ten Siouxland basketball games and see the SportsFource scoreboard from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.
- Iowa's Scherff named AP first team All-American
Senior offensive lineman Brandon Scherff has been named first team All-America by the Associated Press. Along with becoming the fourth Hawkeye to win the Outland Trophy, Scherff was previously named first team All-America by the Walter Camp Foundation, CBSSports.com, USA Today, Scout.com and College Sports Madness.
- Former Husker coach Pelini hired by Youngstown State
Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has been hired to be the next coach at Youngstown State, an FCS school in his hometown. The 47-year-old Pelini is a Youngstown, Ohio, native and graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School in the Northeast Ohio city.
- NAIA All-American football teams announced
Morningside running back Brandon Wegher and Northwestern defensive back Justin Wohlert headline the 2014 AFCA?NAIA?Coaches' All-America Team announced Tuesday by the American Football Coaches Association.
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