Local News Headlines
- Parents: Didn't suspect kidnapped boy's aunt
The parents of a baby boy who was taken from his Wisconsin home and later found in sub-zero temperatures say they trusted the relative now accused of taking him so much that they initially didn't suspect her.
- Officials: Teen fell about 80 feet from Iowa cliff
Authorities say a 17-year-old boy fell about 80 feet from a cliff at an eastern Iowa park.
- Immigration overload: The debate in governor races
The federal government has placed as many as 30,000 minors who have crossed the border illegally with sponsors across the country this year, spurring a wide range of reactions from governors, many of whom are up for...
- Police: Iowa man arrested after cheeseburger theft
Police say a Davenport man was found passed out in front of a convenience store with a stolen cheeseburger from the business in his pocket.
- Branstad seeks federal aid to help Iowa counties
Gov. Terry Branstad is seeking federal aid to help 22 Iowa counties affected by recent severe weather.
- Young's foes: Grassley work proves insider claim
Democrats trying to pick up a Republican-held congressional seat in Iowa are seizing on disclosure records about the GOP candidate that they say gives heft to their charge that he's a Washington insider.
- Iowa bar owner fights liquor license denial
The owner of a Council Bluffs bar that appeared on a reality television show has argued against the City Council's decision to deny its liquor license.
- Iowa building renovation begins in Waterloo
Crews are finally restoring the long vacant administration building of a shuttered company in Waterloo.
- Iowa lottery sales fall 7 percent
Iowa Lottery sales have fallen 7.4 percent over the past year, a drop lottery officials attribute to a rough winter that altered customers' buying habits and fewer extremely high jackpots that drive up sales.
- Homeless shelter in Des Moines installs greenhouse
A homeless shelter in downtown Des Moines has installed a greenhouse that will enable the organization to grow vegetables year-round.
National News Headline
- Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii
Japan is practicing storming beaches with the U.S. at the world's largest maritime exercises.
- UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding
The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's...
- Processing issue delays bar exam submissions
Testing software provider ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. says a processing issue has caused a delay for some bar exam takers in multiple states in submitting their answers.
- US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests
The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation's largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal...
- Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators
New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators - Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.
- Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires
Fire crews gained ground Tuesday on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling...
- Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued
A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the...
- 4 teens charged with murder in USC student's death
Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.
- Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state
A man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions of dollars in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in...
- Motion filed to dismiss penis amputation suit
An attorney for two Alabama doctors accused in a lawsuit of amputating a man's penis in what was supposed to have been a routine circumcision filed a motion Tuesday seeking to dismiss the claims.
- SBL wins pitcher's duel in state baseball opener
A pitcher’s duel featured the Algona Bulldogs and Sergeant Bluff-Luton Warriors in the Class 3A state quarterfinals Tuesday night at Principal Park. The Warriors scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth inning and claimed a 2-1 victory.
- Headid Little League prepares for regionals
The Headid All-Stars of Sioux City are one step away from playing in the Little League World Series. Headid won the Iowa Little League state title on Saturday and the next step is regionals in Indianapolis.
- UNI, SDSU get first place votes in Valley football poll; USD picked 8th
North Dakota State has been picked to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference crown in 2014. NDSU, the defending national champion, has won 24-straight games, and 43 of its past 45 games (going 14-1, 14-1, and 15-0).
- Hinton's first state baseball appearance ends in round one
Behind a four-run second inning, Dyersville Beckman Catholic began defense of its Class 2A title at the 2014 state tournament with a 6-3 victory over Hinton in the quarterfinals at Principal Park on Monday night.
- Iowa's Scherff & two Huskers named to Big 10 watch list
The Big Ten Conference announced its fourth annual football Players to Watch list, with 10 players earning preseason recognition. Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff (Denison, Iowa) was among the West Division’s honorees.
- North Polk ace fires no-hitter to sideline MV-AO
Cole Jackson fired a no-hitter and struck out 15 in the top-ranked North Polk Comets’ 7-1 win over the Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto Rams in the Class 2A state quarterfinals Monday afternoon at Principal Park.
- X's rally from 7-run deficit to top Canaries 10-9
Sioux City rallied from an 8-1 deficit to defeat their I-29 rivals from Sioux Falls 10-9 Sunday night. In total, the X's and Canaries combined to use 11 pitchers.
- X's rally falls short against Canaries in 8-6 loss
The Canaries avoided a late meltdown, holding off Sioux City's rally in an 8-6 win Saturday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota..
- Akron-Westfield's senior leave legacy of winning, dominance on softball diamond
Over the past five seasons, Akron-Westfield has been one of, if not the most dominate softball team in the state of Iowa. Led by five seniors, the Westerners capped off their first perfect season in school history with their second straight 1A title on Friday, a 12-1 victory over Kee.
- Headid Little League wins 11-12 year old state title; advances to Indianapolis Regional
The Sioux City Headid 11 and 12 year-old All-Star Little League team qualified for the regional tournament in Indianapolis by winning the Iowa State Championship on Saturday.
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