Local News Headlines
- House education committee OKs anti-bullying legislation
Legislation aimed at expanding guidelines for Iowa educators who respond to school bullying has advanced in the House.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Two Iowa lawmakers want to make gun permits in the state a secret. Their bill would keep the names, ages and addresses of people with gun permits confidential. That information is now available to the public. Critics say...
- Jeb Bush distances himself from family
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is distancing himself from his family as he courts senior citizens in Nevada, the first stop in a national tour aimed at key states on the presidential primary calendar.
- Des Moines police ID woman whose body was found in alley
Authorities have released the name of a woman whose body was found in a Des Moines alley.
- Iowa middle school teacher arrested on sexual abuse charges
A teacher at an Iowa middle school has been arrested on charges related to a claim that he sexually abused a former student.
- Iowa Senate panel OKs bill on state mental health facilities
A Senate panel has approved a bill that could halt the upcoming closings of state mental health centers in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant.
- Gov. Branstad defends plan to give raises to some staffers
Gov. Terry Branstad is defending plans to give raises to some staffers in his office, arguing the budgeted money will be below previous administration costs.
- Police: Iowan faked pregnancy for money in adoption scam
Authorities have arrested an Ankeny woman accused of faking pregnancy to trick an Iowa couple into giving her money.
- Senate panel OKs bill that would add fine arts to Iowa Core
A Senate panel has approved a bill that would add fine arts to Iowa's mandated education curriculum for K-12 students, though lawmakers expressed concern about its potential costs.
- This Hour: Latest Iowa news, sports, business and entertainment
Two Iowa lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that would change state law and keep confidential the identities of those who own permits to carry firearms.
National News Headline
- Suspect declared 'Heil Hitler!' after Jewish site shootings
A man accused of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas declared "Heil Hitler!" and asked how many Jews he had killed after the attacks, a police officer testified Monday during a hearing in which the...
- AP EXPLAINS: Supreme Court case against Obama's health law
The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would cripple Obama's prized domestic achievement, a program that has brought the U.S....
- Defense files 4th bid to move Boston Marathon bombing trial
Defense attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) have filed a fourth motion to move his trial from the city.
- Georgia woman nears execution for husband's murder
The only woman on Georgia's death row will become the first female to be executed in 70 years in the state Monday evening, unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps in with a last-minute reprieve.
- LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun
Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.
- Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system
The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a...
- Parole board: No clemency for Ga. woman nearing execution
The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles says it is standing by its decision to deny clemency to a woman set to be executed Monday evening.
- 'Black Madam' falls ill after 2 days of colorful testimony
An underground "body sculptor" charged in the death of a London dancer has tangled with a prosecutor who believes her ever-changing names, addresses and business ventures are the work of a classic con.
- Amish jailed in beard-cutting attacks win lower sentences
A judge reduced the prison sentences Monday for the leader of a breakaway Amish group and seven followers after their hate-crime convictions were thrown out in their hair- and beard-chopping attacks against fellow members...
- New chief to oversee DC fire dept. after Metro accident
Washington, D.C.'s mayor has named a new fire chief to take control of a department roundly criticized for poor service, including its response to a fatal subway accident in January.
- Newell-Fonda wins; Central Lyon falls in first round of 1A state tourney
Last year, Newell-Fonda defeated Colo-Nesco in the semifinal round of the Class 1A state tournament. This year, the Mustangs and Royals met in round one. Central Lyon was the only team in the top half of the bracket that wasn't in Des Moines last year.
- Morningside men's volleyball falls to St. Ambrose
The Morningside men's volleyball team fought, but fell in a five-setter with fifth-ranked St. Ambrose Sunday, 3-2.
- Late-game execution hurts Cyclones in loss
Most people won't argue with you if you tell them that the Big 12 is the best conference in college basketball. So Iowa State losing on the road to Kansas State, while surprising, isn't necessarily a shock.
- Siouxland crowns three South Dakota state wrestling champs
The South Dakota State Wrestling championships were this weekend, and Siouxland had three champions.
- UNI's comeback falls short against Wichita State
The 10th-ranked UNI men fell on the road Saturday, dropping a 74-60 decision to #11 Wichita State.
- Iowa tops Penn State in overtime; Iowa State, Northern Iowa fall
Iowa's Aaron White scored 21 points, including six free throws in overtime, and the Hawkeyes were able to scrape past Penn State 81-77 on Saturday night.
- Bandits open season with resounding win over Omaha
Johnny Bentley and Frederick Bruno each scored twice and the Sioux City Bandits opened their 2015 season with a resounding 62-13 win over Omaha.
- Western Christian, MVAO, South O'Brien punch tickets to state
See highlights of three Iowa substate finals, and check out the SportsFource Scoreboard.
- Morningside men and women beat Briar Cliff, are on to GPAC championship games
Morningside made it a clean sweep on Saturday. The Mustang men's and women's teams are both headed to their respective GPAC Championship games, both teams at the expense of Briar Cliff.
- North tops East boys in substate semifinal
The Sioux City North beat Sioux City East, 78-73, in a Class 4A substate semifinal on Friday night.Dan Tillo had 23 points to lead the Stars and fellow senior Robert Neustrom added 19.
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