Local News Headlines
- GOP members of Congress meet with protests at town halls
In her district on a congressional break, Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee faced tough questions at a town hall on issues ranging from health care reform to President Donald Trump's appointees. Nearby,...
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CST
Iowa's top attorney wants another lawyer to defend a new law that eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public sector workers. Attorney General Tom Miller says in a letter released Tuesday that he's...
- Pointed questions greet Grassley, Ernst at public stops
Iowa's U.S. senators were met with overflow crowds who pointedly questioned them about President Donald Trump's action during his first month in office and other issues.
- Competency hearing set for woman accused of killing her ex
A competency hearing is scheduled Tuesday for a Dubuque woman accused of beating to death her ex-husband.
- Union official files complaint against lobbyist over status
A union official has filed a formal complaint challenging whether a lobbyist for a national conservative organization was registered properly for the first half of the legislative session.
- Wells Fargo closes Iowa campus in wake of building fire
The Wells Fargo campus in West Des Moines has closed in the wake of a fire.
- Iowa AG wants to be excused from collective bargaining suit
Iowa's top attorney wants to excuse himself from defending the state in a lawsuit that challenges a new collective bargaining law.
- Megabus.com resuming Nebraska-to-Chicago service
New Jersey-based megabus.com says it will resume service from Nebraska through Iowa to Chicago.
- Campus will be coal-free by 2025, U of Iowa president says
Officials say the University of Iowa in Iowa City will be coal-free by 2025
- Group trying to save historic Muscatine County barn
Muscatine County supervisors have agreed to give citizens a month to devise plans for saving a large, historic barn that is used for community events.
National News Headline
- Official: Reforms didn't cut sentence of suspect in killing
Whittier police thought they were helping a driver after a car crash.
- Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Jose
Creeks and rivers topped their banks, hundreds of homes were evacuated and several thousand people found themselves trapped in a rural hamlet as Northern California emerged Tuesday from yet another winter storm with the threat of floods and mudslides.
- The Latest: Suspect in slaying may have been high on drugs
Authorities have identified a suspect they say fatally shot a California police officer and injured another as the officers responded to a traffic accident.
- Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules
The Homeland Security Department is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a deportation priority.
- GOP members of Congress meet with protests at town halls
GOP members of Congress meet with protests at their town halls after returning home to their districts on break.
- State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids
In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on sad personal experience to attack the problem.
- Amnesty blames Trump, others in global rollback of rights.
Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights.
- Teens accused of plot to rob, kill girl found shot in ditch
Prosecutors say two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the head lured her to a ditch in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her.
- More tests needed on Russian UN ambassador's cause of death
Russia's ambassador to the United Nations who died suddenly after falling ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission is being remembered by his diplomatic colleagues as a powerful and passionate voice for his nation.
- Bank robber gets life sentence for using hostage as shield
A California man who used a woman he took hostage as a human shield during a gunbattle with officers has been sentenced to life in prison.
- Controversial finish sends Kingsley-Pierson to girls state tournament
A trip to the state tournament was on the line Monday night when a pair of top ten teams, Kingsley-Pierson and Newell-Fonda met. The game was decided in the final seconds and ended on a controversial call.
- Siouxland Christian boys shoot for first state tournament trip
When Siouxland Christian first started their athletic programs, they were limited to playing other parochial schools. In just their sixth year as sanctioned members of the IHSAA, the Eagles have one of the top basketball teams in the state.
- Three more Siouxland girls teams earn trips to state
Kingsley-Pierson, Western Christian and Logan-Magnolia are going to the girls state basketball tournament. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard from Monday.
- West, Bishop Heelan & Le Mars win postseason openers
Sioux City West, Bishop Heelan and Le Mars were among the boys teams to open the postseason with wins on Monday. See highlights of three games and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Niang returns to Hilton Coliseum during NBA break
Georges Niang finished his college career as Iowa State's second all-time leading scorer. Now playing in the NBA with the Indiana Pacers, Niang was back in Ames this weekend.
- Explorers re-sign top reliever Wort
The Sioux City Explorers have re-signed RHP Rob Wort to a 2017 American Association contract. The 2017 season will mark Wort’s ninth season in professional baseball and fourth as a member of the X’s.
- SDSU's Daum scores DI-high 51 points against Fort Wayne
South Dakota State's Mike Daum scored 51 points in the Jackrabbits' 97-89 win over Fort Wayne Saturday. Daum's 51-point outburst is the highest point total by any player in a Division I game this season.
- West Sioux's Allard, A-W's Henrich welcomed home after state titles
Five Siouxlanders wrestled for state championships in Saturday night's Iowa Class 1A state finals. When the dust settled, three of those came away with state titles, including a pair of grapplers from towns just 13 miles apart.
- Ten Siouxland wrestlers win state titles
Ten Siouxland wrestlers won state championships on Saturday. Check out who came home with hardware.
- East girls beat West; Sioux Center, Cherokee and Pocahontas punch tickets to state
See highlights of the East and West girls basketball teams in regional play, and check out Saturday's high school scoreboard.
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