Local News Headlines
- Some Iowa teacher misconduct not reported to national group
At least 103 cases of teacher misconduct in Iowa were omitted from a national database since 1990.
- Branstad highlights cheaper prison calls that were required
Prison inmates in Iowa are paying cheaper telephone rates to talk to their families under a rule change that Gov. Terry Branstad has highlighted as part of his criminal justice reform efforts, but the change was also...
- Attorney: Drop charges against coach over missing video
An attorney for Des Moines high school coach Gerald "Tig" Johnson say sex abuse charges against the coach should be dismissed because video evidence that could have exonerated him has been destroyed.
- University of Iowa says hunt for goat less than $10,000
University of Iowa officials say the 10-day hunt for an escaped research goat has likely cost the institution less than $10,000 in staff time, business continuity and related expenses.
- Iowa man sentenced to prison for injury to toddler
A Nora Springs man has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for causing his girlfriend's 13-month-old son's head trauma.
- 5.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in northwest Oklahoma that was reportedly felt across Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska, Texas, Arkansas and Iowa.
- Waterloo fire officials say 1 man has died in apartment fire
Fire officials say one person is dead after an overnight apartment fire in Waterloo.
- Urbandale police say officer fatally shot armed suspect
Police in a Des Moines suburb say a city officer has shot and killed a man suspected of first firing a gun at officers.
- Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes
Former students say they were routinely kept in small concrete "isolation boxes" for days or even weeks as punishment at a private boarding school for troubled teenagers in Iowa that is now under investigation by the FBI.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
The University of Iowa is facing a federal civil rights investigation of allegations that its athletics department does not provide equal opportunities for female athletes. The Office for Civil Rights is looking into...
National News Headline
- Arkansas State: Lockdown sparked by student video project
An Arkansas State University spokesman says students working on a video project sparked a report of armed men near the student union that led to a lockdown of its Jonesboro campus.
- Schumer slams Obama budget cuts to anti-terror funds
Sen. Charles Schumer is slamming a White House proposal that would reduce funding for counterterrorism programs across the country by nearly $300 million.
- Northeast wakes up to record cold for Valentine's Day
For much of the northeast United States, Valentine's Day was the coldest on record, with people bundling up for the not-so-warm embrace of teeth-chattering temperatures.
- Trial under way in $100 million lawsuit against Venezuela
A federal trial over a $100 million investors' lawsuit against Venezuela includes allegations of fraud, hints of an international criminal conspiracy, and references to diamonds, German junk bonds and a mysterious...
- The Latest: Obama to nominate successor to Scalia
The Latest on developments following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (all times local):
- Pope condemns drug trade's 'dealers of death' in Mexico
Pope Francis condemned the drug trade's "dealers of death" and urged Mexicans to shun the devil's lust for money as he led a huge open-air Mass for more than 300,000 people Sunday in this violence-riddled city.
- Feds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burial
The federal government plans to spend $80 million assessing whether its hottest nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes, a project that could provide an alternative strategy to a Nevada repository plan that was...
- Justice Antonin Scalia, influential conservative, dead at 79
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his...
- Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'
President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with...
- Debut edition of Spider-Man comic headed to auction
Walter Yakoboski scraped together nearly every penny he made as short-order cook in 1979 to begin buying a small collection of rare comic books for $10,000, hoping his boyhood passion could one day pay off as an investment.
- Siouxland wrestlers punch tickets to state tournament
See highlights and reaction from two district wrestling tournaments in Siouxland, as Class 1A traveled to Sibley, Iowa and Class 2A made their way to Sheldon.
- Briar Cliff men clinch GPAC title, Charger women win to sweep Hastings
See highlights of the Briar Cliff men's and women's basketball teams, plus check out Saturday's SportsFource Scoreboard.
- McKay returns, Niang and Morris each score 24 in Iowa State win
Georges Niang and Monte Morris each scored 24 points as No. 14 Iowa State beat 24th-ranked Texas 85-75 Saturday night in Jameel McKay's return from a two-game suspension.
- SDSU completes regular season sweep of USD
Mike Daum scored 17 of his career-high 24 points in the first half when South Dakota State went on a scoring spree and the Jackrabbits defeated South Dakota 85-68 on Saturday for their 20th victory.
- SportsFource Extra highlights & scores from Friday
Watch highlights of ten Siouxland basketball game from Friday night and see the SportsFource scoreboard from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.
- South Sioux City girls looking to add to state title record
No girls basketball team in Nebraska has won more state championships than South Sioux City who has 11 titles. South's Sioux's last title was eight years ago, but they're back among the elite.
- South Dakota getting hot before trip to SDSU
Tyler Flack scored a game-high 18 points, Tre Burnette added 11 and both pulled down 10 rebounds in leading South Dakota to a 72-58 win against North Dakota State Thursday inside the DakotaDome.
- South Sioux City & Lawton-Bronson girls beat ranked teams
The girls basketball teams from South Sioux City and Lawton-Bronson picked up wins over fellow ranked teams on Thursday. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Indiana uses late surge to beat #4 Hawkeyes
Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell scored 14 points and Troy Williams added 13 and Indiana rallied to upset No. 4 Iowa 85-78 on Thursday night after blowing a big lead. Indiana (20-5, 10-2 Big Ten) pulled into a three-way for the conference lead.
- Final Iowa girls 1A, 2A & 3A rankings released
See the final Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings in Class 1A-2A-3A. Regionals begin this week for those classes before the state tournament begins February 29.
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