Local News Headlines
- Nebraska utility permanently closing Fort Calhoun nuke plant
The nation's smallest nuclear power plant is set to permanently shut down on Monday.
- Fewer Iowans are buying flood insurance in recent years
The number of flood insurance policies sold in Iowa dropped 22 percent between 2011 and this year, but it's hard to determine the reason for the decline.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT
Businesses in northwest Iowa are getting a boost when construction workers building the Dakota Access oil pipeline arrive in town. Local officials have noticed an increase in activity at hotels and restaurants near the oil...
- Sheriff: Drone approached helicopter near pipeline protest
Law enforcement authorities in North Dakota say a helicopter they were using to monitor a protest against the Dakota Access pipeline was approached by a drone in a "threatening manner."
- Iowa school districts have over $145 million sitting unused
Iowa school districts are holding more than $145 million in their accounts, but superintendents say restrictions on that money is making it hard to spend.
- Labor union criticizes staffing levels at Iowa prison
Labor union officials are criticizing staffing levels at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center prison, but state officials defend their hiring and say the prison is filling its vacancies.
- Western Iowa man sentenced to prison for having child porn
A Harlan man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for possessing child pornography.
- Judge: Wrongful death suit can't name new defendants
The family of a Des Moines woman who died of a prescription-drug overdose is appealing a judge's rejection of their motion seeking to name the doctor's former health system as defendants.
- 1955 University of Iowa student finally gets honor, apology
It took more than six decades, but the first black student to be named Miss State University of Iowa in 1955 has received official recognition - and an apology - from the university.
- Ex-Nebraska jailer found guilty in Iowa in child sex case
A former Nebraska jail employee has been found guilty in western Iowa of child sex and pornography counts.
National News Headline
- Tour bus slams into truck on slowed-down highway, killing 13
A tour bus returning home to Los Angeles from a casino trip plowed into the back of a semi-truck on a California highway early Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring 31 others, authorities said.
- Namaste: Women defend wearing yoga pants in peaceful parade
Hundreds of women, girls and other supporters proudly donned their yoga pants Sunday as they peacefully paraded around the Rhode Island neighborhood of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous.
- Ballot selfies: A look at where they are allowed or not
By The Associated Press Secrecy in the voting booth has become a thing of the past for those ready to share their views and daily lives on social media, but laws nationwide are mixed on whether voters...
- Democratic hopeful aims to unseat Hawaii's only GOP senator
Stanley Chang hiked up a ridge in an affluent neighborhood overlooking the Pacific Ocean, his crisp white shirt deflecting the hot Hawaii sun.
- Overjoyed Chicago Cubs fans turn attention to World Series
With a mix of euphoria, relief and disbelief, long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans are shaking off superstitions and setting their sights on the team's first World Series in 71 years.
- Civil rights hero from 60s takes criticism as Trump backer
Clarence Henderson was hailed as a hero nearly 60 years ago when as a young black man he participated in a sit-in at a segregated North Carolina lunch counter.
- Younger, diverse voters are reshaping California politics
Come Election Day, California could legalize pot. Its new U.S. senator will be black or Hispanic - a first for the state. And voters could end the death penalty and revive bilingual education in schools.
- West Virginia candidate for governor owes millions in taxes
Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties, including one in Kentucky that is struggling to pay the debt on a new...
- Official: Gas spill has had no impact on water so far
There has been little impact to the water supply so far from a ruptured pipeline during a freak storm in Pennsylvania that sent nearly 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a creek tributary, officials said Saturday.
- Toddler dies in Spokane fire, his dog huddled at his side
A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday.
- Nebraska moves to 7-0 behind another second-half flurry
Nebraska didn't look very good in the first half of Saturday's 27-14 win over Purdue. But the second-half Huskers showed up again at Memorial Stadium. Now, seven is the magic number. Big Red is 7-0, and is No. 7 in the new AP poll.
- Iowa offense stifled in loss to Wisconsin
Wisconsin dispatched of Iowa at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, 17-9. That sent the Hawkeyes to a third-straight home loss.
- Cornhuskers come back in 2nd half to stay undefeated
By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Tommy Armstrong Jr. accounted for 303 yards of total offense and two touchdowns, and No. 8 Nebraska came back from a four-point halftime deficit to defeat Purdue 27-14 on Saturday.
- South Dakota holds off Illinois State for third straight win
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - Backup quarterback Austin Simmons threw for two touchdowns as South Dakota edged Illinois State 27-24 on Saturday.
- Morningside blanks Briar Cliff; Wayne State clipped by Winona State
Check out highlights of the Morningside, Briar Cliff and Wayne State football teams, plus check out Saturday's college scoreboard.
- Iowa falls to Wisconsin for third-straight home loss
Corey Clement ran for 134 yards and a touchdown and 10th-ranked Wisconsin used a stout defense to beat Iowa 17-9 on Saturday and snap a two-game skid.
- Playoff pairings announced in Iowa and Nebraska
Check out all the playoff pairings involving Siouxland teams in Iowa and Nebraska. The playoffs begin Thursday and Friday.
- SportsFource Extra results from Friday
See the high school football scores in Iowa and Nebraska from Friday night's action.
- Stanton upsets Battle Creek; Norfolk Catholic tops West Pt-Beemer
Stanton handed Battle Creek their first loss of the season while Norfolk Catholic rolled over West Point-Beemer. See the highlights and Thursday's SportsFource scoreboard.
- Musketeers blanked by Fargo in home loss
The Musketeers were shutout for the second time this season, 2-0, by Fargo on Thursday night at the Tyson Events Center. Sioux City had beaten the Force, 5-2, back on October 1.
Headlines from KTIV News