Local News Headlines
- University of Iowa proposes $75 million power plant
University of Iowa officials are ready to begin planning a steam production plant on the west side of the school's campus.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Cerro Gordo County supervisors have pledged $500,000 to help Mason City with a downtown redevelopment project. The supervisors voted yesterday to support the project, which could include an ice arena, hotel, performing...
- County pledges $500K for Mason City's redevelopment project
Cerro Gordo County supervisors have pledged $500,000 to help Mason City with a downtown redevelopment project.
- Man gets 4 years after admitting he illegally entered US
A 44-year-old man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison after admitting he illegally entered the U.S.
- Dubuque woman accused of exposing children to meth
An eastern Iowa woman is charged with child endangerment following accusations she exposed two 7-year-old children to methamphetamine inside her residence.
- Icy roadway blamed for fatal crash northwest of Omaha
Authorities say icy roads have caused several accidents in eastern Nebraska and at least one fatal crash.
- 2 Dubuque men get federal prison time for meth lab fire
Two Dubuque men accused of running a meth lab that ignited a fire at an apartment building last year have been sentenced to federal prison.
- Nebraska man faces sentencing in federal contract fraud case
A judge is considering whether to sentence a Nebraska businessman to prison for fraudulently landing $23.4 million in federal contracts intended for disabled veterans.
- Iowa officials still unsure why drug dog leaped into traffic
Officials with the Iowa Department of Transportation say they're still unsure why the agency's first drug-sniffing dog jumped out of a truck window in October and fled into traffic.
- Senate committee OKs bill on texting while driving
A Senate committee has approved a bill that would expand language on a texting while driving ban but without a provision to prohibit people from using hand-held devices like cellphones.
National News Headline
- Kerry pushes back on Israeli criticism of Iran nuke talks
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing back against the Israeli prime minister's assertion that a developing nuclear deal with Iran should be scrapped.
- Latest on Boston bombing trial: Prosecutor gives openings
By The Associated Press 10 A.M.
- Bombing victims arrive for start of Boston Marathon trial
Dozens of victims of the Boston Marathon bombing settled into a courtroom Wednesday to witness Dzhokhar Tsarnaev go on trial for his life in one of the biggest terrorism cases in the U.S. since Oklahoma City nearly 20...
- Winter weather wrath? Pooches' paws feel the pain, too
People aren't the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks. Pooches' paws feel the pain, too.
- Man killed by LAPD stole French identity, stirring questions
Months before he was fatally shot by police, a man walked the streets of Skid Row, keeping those he encountered in the dark about his past bank robbery conviction, his wanted probation status or even that the false name he...
- Alabama probate judges ordered to halt gay wedding licenses
By JAY REEVES Associated Press Probate judges must again decide whether to issue wedding licenses to gay couples after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is legal,...
- FBI: Person in custody in Maryland shootings; 1 damaged NSA
A person believed responsible for shootings along highways over the last two weeks in the Baltimore-Washington area, including shots that damaged a National Security Agency building, is in custody, the FBI said early...
- Ex-CIA chief may avoid prison for leaking military secrets
If he manages to avoid prison, former CIA director David Petraeus' guilty plea for providing reams of classified material to his mistress will result in far more lenient punishment than that often meted for leaking the...
- Lawyers: Georgia waffles on execution with cloudy drug
Georgia officials waffled on whether to proceed with an execution when the lethal injection drug was discovered to have a cloudy appearance, according to court documents, and one expert said their decision to postpone it...
- Ex-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistress
Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he gave her classified material - including information on war strategy and identities...
- North boys edge CBAL in substate final
Sioux City North beat Council Bluffs Abe Lincoln, 47-46, in a Class 4A substate final on Tuesday.The Stars now advance to the state tournament for the third year in a row.
- M'side men and women fall in GPAC finals; Wayne State drops NSIC title game
The Morningside men and women each lost in the finals of the GPAC tournament on Tuesday. The Wayne State women fell to Northern State in the Northern Sun tourney final.
- Pocahontas Area girls rally in 3A opener; Spirit Lake falls
Spirit Lake dropped their opening game in the Iowa Class 3A girls state basketball tournament while Pocahontas Area/Laurens-Marathon rallied to win. See Tuesday's highlights from Des Moines.
- Western Christian girls top Regina in state opener
Freshman Ashtyn Veerbeek helped Western Christian stay in the hunt for a fourth consecutive state championship. Veerbeek came off the bench to score 17 points as the second-ranked Wolfpack held off Iowa City Regina 50-45 in Class 2A.
- Le Mars earns state trip; Battle Creek, 'Bago going to Lincoln
Le Mars beat Spirit Lake to earn their first trip to the Iowa boys state basketball tournament since 2000. Winnebago and Battle Creek are among the Nebraska boys teams heading to Lincoln. See highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Unity Christian & South Central Calhoun girls win 2A openers
Top-ranked Unity Christian borrowed a page from its opponent and rolled to a victory in the opening game of the Class 2A tournament, 53-34. South Central Calhoun defeated IKM-Manning, 65-50 on the other side of the bracket.
- 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.
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