Local News Headlines
- Man dies when boat rolls on southern Iowa lake
An Oskaloosa man was killed when the boat he was operating rolled at a southern Iowa lake.
- Ex-Iowa fire chief gets suspended sentence for lying
A former Missouri Valley fire chief accused of lying to police about two suspected arsons has been given a suspended jail sentence.
- Teen girl credited for saving younger brother from abduction
Police are crediting a teenage girl with saving her younger brother from being kidnapped from the family's home in Ames.
- Disposal of millions of birds killed in outbreak coming soon
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says millions of Iowa birds killed or destroyed in the wake of a bird flu outbreak should be disposed of or incinerated within the next week.
- Leahy, Grassley back bill on humanitarian patents
Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is joining with his Republican colleague Chuck Grassley of Iowa to back patent legislation designed to encourage developers of technologies for use in poor nations.
- 23 Union Pacific Railroad cars derail in eastern Iowa
Officials say no one was injured when 23 cars of a Union Pacific train traveling through the eastern Iowa town of Belle Plaine derailed.
- Cattle escape after crash on Interstate 80 in western Iowa
The crash of a cattle truck a western Iowa interstate sent the driver to a hospital and several cattle onto the roadway.
- Iowa man accused of trying to ram police car with forklift
A Council Bluffs man is behind bars after police say he stole a forklift and tried to ram a police cruiser with it during a low-speed chase.
- Third woman charged in north Iowa counterfeit check crimes
A third woman has been charged with cashing counterfeit payroll checks in north Iowa.
- Elderly Alta Vista man critically injured in golf cart crash
An 84-year-old man has suffered critical injuries after the golf cart he was riding collided with a van near his driveway.
National News Headline
- Protests, arrests after Ohio officer's acquittal in 2 deaths
Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire.
- Pipeline that leaked wasn't equipped with auto shut-off
The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a...
- B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegas
A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great's life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas.
- California farmers agree to drastically cut water use
California farmers who hold some of the state's strongest water rights avoided the threat of deep mandatory cuts when the state accepted their proposal to voluntarily reduce consumption by 25 percent amid one of the...
- 2 people chained to Shell ship north of Seattle
Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state.
- Missouri suspect in killing of woman, teen son is dead
A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and her teenage son, was shot and killed Saturday, authorities said.
- Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto
Demonstrators spent Saturday planting coconut trees and waving signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.
- The Latest on flooding: Music festival evacuated in Oklahoma
- Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq war
By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press Veterans of the Iraq War have been watching in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distance themselves from the decision their party enthusiastically...
- Naked man rescued after getting stuck on Florida drawbridge
Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge.
- Explorers bats quiet as Canaries grind out win
Sioux City mustered just six hits off Sioux Falls starter Miguel Pena, including no extra-base hits, and the Explorers fell to the Canaries Saturday, 3-0.
- Three more titles for Siouxland on final day of Iowa state track
Siouxland earned three more state titles on the final day of the Iowa state track and field meet on Saturday. See a full report and the team scores.
- Briar Cliff's Cowan wins fourth triple jump title
Briar Cliff's Raheem Cowan won his fourth national championship in the triple jump Saturday at the NAIA national meet in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
- Siouxland athletes compete at day two of Nebraska state track meet
See action from day two of the Nebraska state track meet, and check out the team scores.
- Canaries score late to spoil X's comeback
Sioux Falls scored two runs in the top of the ninth to beat Sioux City, 6-5, on Friday and spoil an Explorers comeback.
- NW Iowa strikes gold on day two of state meet
KP/WC junior Kiana Phelps won her third straight state discus title to highlight Siouxland's efforts on day two of the state track & field meet. See the highlights plus a list of the top five finishers from Siouxland on Friday.
- State champions from Winnebago receive letter from President Obama
In March, the Winnebago boys basketball team made history at the state basketball tournament. A letter of congratulations from President Obama has arrived in Winnebago.
- Crofton girls shine at day one of NSAA track meet
The Crofton girls won the 3200 Relay for the third straight year, starting a successful day at the Nebraska high school state track and field meet. See the highlights and the list of Siouxland's top five finishers.
- Explorers beat Sioux Falls in 2015 opener
The Sioux City Explorers opened their 23rd season with a 3-1 win over Sioux Falls on Thursday night. Former Yankees and White Sox pitcher Jeff Marquez gave up a first inning run, but allowed just five hits and struck out five while working 6.1 innings to get the victory.
- Siouxland runners take home gold at Class 1A state meet
Two Siouxland schools brought home gold from day one of the Class 1A state track meet in Des Moines, while athletes in Class 4A move towards the finals. See the top five finishers from Northwest Iowa on day one in 1A.
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