Local News Headlines
- After rough budget, is Iowa Capitol getting more combative?
Iowa elected officials pride themselves on working in a politically divided government that still gets things done. But after a combative budget process, capped with several vetoes by Gov. Terry Branstad, some are...
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Iowa's annual sales tax holiday set to coincide with back-to-school shopping also brings Nebraskans looking for bargains across the Missouri River. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports that Iowa's sales tax...
- Man who walked away from Iowa work release facility sought
Police are looking for a Black Hawk County man who failed to return to a work release facility.
- Ex-pizza store manager charged with stealing thousands
A Coralville man has been arrested and charged with stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a pizza restaurant he managed.
- Burlington police still looking for killer in 1969 slaying
Police in Burlington have not given up on solving who raped and killed 48-year-old Dorothy Miller - even though the crime happened nearly half a century ago.
- More than 500 Iowa inmates moved to new Fort Madison prison
More than 500 Iowa inmates have been moved to a new maximum security prison in Fort Madison, following a litany of troubles that pushed back the move-in day by more than a year.
- North Iowa schools suffer from special ed teacher shortage
Public school officials in northern Iowa say a shortage of special education teachers have left districts struggling to fill those teaching positions.
- Rural Burlington man killed in lawnmower accident
Authorities say an 84-year-old rural Burlington man has died in a lawnmower accident.
- Family of man hit, killed by van appealing loss of lawsuit
The family of a Mason City man hit and killed by a van last year is appealing a jury's finding that the driver wasn't at fault.
- Ames police warning of phone scam targeting ISU students
Police in Ames are warning of a phone scam targeting Iowa State University students.
National News Headline
- Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly
A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.
- Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.
- Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop
A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.
- Firefighter killed, 2 dozen homes burn in California fires
Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter, burned two dozen homes and forced thousands of people to flee as crews continue to battle the flames from the air and the ground.
- NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in Selma
Protest marches have been part of Selma's civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for heavenly support Saturday.
- Correction: TV-MSNBC-Shows Canceled story
In a story July 30 about MSNBC canceling 3 daytime shows, The Associated Press implied that Ari Melber was named the network's chief legal correspondent last week. He was named to the position in April.
- Dr. Dre announces release of first album in 15 years
Hip hop super-producer Dr. Dre says the wait is finally over - he's going to release his first album in 15 years.
- Telemundo interviews Bush on wide range of topics
In his first Spanish-language television network interview since launching his 2016 presidential campaign, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush fielded questions ranging from the upcoming presidential debate to...
- Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released...
- Firefighter dies in wind-fueled Northern California wildfire
A firefighter evaluating a Northern California wildfire was killed by the erratic, wind-stoked blaze while he was surveying an area to decide the best way for crews to handle the flames, a U.S. Forest Service official said...
- Explorers return home with win over Grand Prairie
Jeff Marquez allowed three earned runs over 5.1 innings, Matty Johnson and Rene Tosoni added three RBI each and the Explorers topped Grand Prairie 9-4 on Saturday.
- King of the Cage returns to Siouxland with outdoor, live event
King of the Cage returns to the Winnavegas Casino Resort on Saturday, with its event titled, "Rumble on the River." This time, the fights will be bigger and better than ever.
- Johnson's grand slam leads X's past Lincoln
Matty Johnson slugged a two-out grand slam for the Sioux City Explorers in the fourth inning, leading the X's to a 6-3 win over Lincoln on Thursday. It was just Johnson's sixth career home run in six professional seasons.
- Spirit Lake's Kriener commits to Hawkeyes
Spirit Lake's Ryan Kriener committed to the Hawkeye basketball program Thursday morning, announcing on Twitter.The 6'9" senior-to-be averaged over 19 points and 8 rebounds per game, while shooting 71% from the floor last year
- Battle Creek to host American Legion state tournament
It's baseball tournament time and the town of Battle Creek is hosting the American Legion Class C Senior State Tournament. Battle Creek has recently finished up renovations to their baseball field.
- Straka gem leads X's past Lincoln
The Sioux City Explorers shut out the Lincoln Saltdogs 3-0 in the first of their three game series at Haymarket Park on Wednesday. The first place X's improve to 44-18.
- East loses state tourney opener to defending champs
Sioux City East lost their opening game at the state baseball tournament to the defending Class 4A champions from Southeast Polk, 12-0, Wednesday at Principal Park.
- Long coaching career ends for SBL's Admire in state tournament
After an overnight rain delay, Boone’s sixth inning, six-run explosion helped the Toreadors down Sergeant Bluff-Luton, 9-1, in a Class 3A quarterfinal Wednesday morning at Principal Park.
- SBL's state opener rained out; East ready for SE Polk
Sgt. Bluff-Luton waited to play their opener in the Class 3A baseball tournament but the Warriors game against Boone was halted and will re-start Wednesday. East will face Southeast Polk in 4A.
- South Dakota starting QB to miss senior season
University of South Dakota head football coach Joe Glenn says two-year starting quarterback Kevin Earl will miss what would have been his senior season because of a lingering back injury.
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