Local News Headlines
- Trial set for Iowa woman charged with sex abuse
A northeast Iowa woman will stand trial in September on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy.
- Eastern Iowa town still cleaning up tree damage
The eastern Iowa town of Anamosa is still cleaning up a mass of downed trees, nearly a month after a June 30 wind storm raked the area.
- 2 sentenced to up to 50 years for beating death
Two 19-year-old Des Moines men have been sentenced to up to 50 years in prison for the beating death of another man last year.
- July 2014 may be among 10 coolest on record
Even though the beginning of the week seemed unusually hot even for an Iowa summer, the month of July as a whole has been unusually cool.
- Fish absent from Iowa for 80 years discovered
The unexpected discovery of a sunfish near Muscatine not seen in Iowa in more than 80 years has fish experts perplexed and excited.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
A man on trial for first-degree murder in the 2012 shooting of a former women's basketball standout from Cedar Rapids admitted in court that he fired the gun but says he didn't mean to kill anyone. Tajh Ross took...
- Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk
Hillary Rodham Clinton has dominated talk about the next presidential campaign, but Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is becoming an active voice in early voting states like Iowa and New Hampshire.
- Man on trial in Cedar Rapids says he fired gun
A 20-year-old man on trial for first-degree murder in the 2012 shooting of a former women's basketball standout from Cedar Rapids, admitted at his trial he fire the gun that shot the woman but says he didn't intend...
- Rockwell Collins sells satellite business
Military contractor and commercial and private jet equipment supplier Rockwell Collins Inc. says it has completed the sale of its satellite communications business.
- Pleasant Valley forfeits state girls track title
A girls track and field team in Iowa has lost its state title after a runner was declared ineligible because she competed against college athletes at invitational meets.
National News Headline
- Arizona execution renews debate over methods
A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for...
- Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, his reputation already tarnished and his political future destroyed by a gifts-for-favors scandal, faces the possibility of an even greater loss when his trial on federal corruption...
- Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical
More than a decade after its prized chinook salmon crashed, Lake Huron is fertile fishing territory once more, with fast-growing populations of native species such as walleye and lake trout, biologists say. Now the...
- Ohio State to form task force after band scandal
Ohio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band's director amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment.
- FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues
FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
- Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short
The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source.
- Widow: Man who died in NYPD custody wasn't violent
The widow of a man who died in New York City police custody after apparently being placed in a chokehold says he wasn't violent.
- California can't say if it's meeting drought goal
The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter...
- 2 carjackers who killed 3 kids still on the run
Police in Philadelphia are still hunting for a pair of carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings.
- Ohio State under shadow again, this time with band
Having forced out a beloved football coach and watched its president retire after a series of verbal gaffes, Ohio State University again finds itself grabbing headlines with the firing of a celebrated marching band...
- Akron-Westfield finishes perfect season with second straight title
Akron-Westfield capped off a perfect season with their second straight title and sixth overall, 12-1 over Kee in the Class 1A state championship softball game in Fort Dodge.
- X's lose to Canaries on walk-off home run
The Explorers bid for a three game winning streak ended with a 7-6 loss to Sioux Falls (23-44) on Friday. Canaries second baseman Sam Lind hit a one-out solo homer off of X's reliever Rob Wort (1-1) in the bottom of the ninth to provide the winning tally.
- Headid Little League All-Stars in state final
A Sioux City Little League team is getting close to a state championship. The Headid 11 and 12-year-old All-Star team has clinched a spot in the state finals.
- Ninth inning rally leads X's past Railcats
The Explorers scored two runs in the eighth and a run in the ninth to beat Gary-Southshore, 7-6, on Thursday night. Rene Tosoni singled with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to bring home Michael Lang with the game-winning run.
- Top-ranked Akron-Westfield moves into 1A championship game
Akron-Westfield advanced to the Class 1A state championship game with a 3-2 win over Martensdale-St. Marys in the state softball semifinals on Thursday. It was the 53rd straight win for the Westerners, who are trying to win their second consecutive state championship.
- Late home run stuns Woodbury Central in state softball semifinals
Woodbury Central's dream of a state softball title ended with one pitch on Thursday. Earlham's Taelor Williamson hit a home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to send the Cardinals to the Class 2A state championship game, with a 3-2 win.
- Sgt. Bluff-Luton edges Heelan to earn state baseball trip
Sgt. Bluff-Luton is going to the state baseball tournament for the first time since 2003 after beating second-ranked Bishop Heelan, 2-1, on Wednesday in a substate final.
- Explorers end losing skid with comeback win against Gary
The Sioux City Explorers broke a seven-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over first-place Gary-Southshore on Wednesday night at Lewis and Clark Park. The X's improve to 12-21 at home and 26-39 overall.
- Westerners & Wildcats prepare for state softball semifinals
Akron-Westfield and Woodbury Central won close games on Tuesday and are now getting ready for Thursday's semifinals at the state softball tournament in Fort Dodge.
- Hinton, MVAO & Gehlen Catholic qualify for state baseball tourney
Hinton, Gehlen Catholic and Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto all qualified for the state baseball tournament with wins in the substate finals. See the highlights and scores.
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