Local News Headlines
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
The head of Iowa's workforce agency is defending herself against accusations of mismanagement, telling lawmakers that she has been trying to update and modernize operations. Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa...
- Workforce agency head denies mismanagement claims
The head of Iowa's workforce agency is defending herself against accusations of mismanagement, telling lawmakers that she has been trying to update and modernize operations.
- Iowa court upholds conviction of Waterloo man
Iowa's appeals court has upheld the murder conviction of a Waterloo man linked to a 2011 gang-related shooting.
- Supreme Court gets input on eliminating bar exam
The Iowa Supreme Court is hearing attorneys, judges, and law professors give their opinions on what would happen if the state eliminated the requirement that all attorneys must pass the bar exam before beginning practice.
- Ex-lawmaker pleads guilty in GOP caucuses case
A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican presidential candidate to another before the 2012 caucus.
- This Hour: Latest Iowa news, sports, business and entertainment
Former Iowa state Sen. Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican candidate for president to another before the 2012 caucus campaign.
- Police say Iowa attorney harassed juror
An Iowa attorney has been accused of harassing a juror that found him guilty in a trial earlier this year.
- Life in prison for man who killed mother, nephew
A man convicted of killing his mother and teenage nephew with a sword in Minneapolis has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
- House committee to review attorney general program
A legislative oversight committee will investigate a program administered by the Iowa attorney general's office.
- Iowa officials: Man threatened school children
A man in northern Iowa has been arrested after authorities say he made threatening statements against school children.
National News Headline
- Huge waves wow throngs in Southern California
Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave off...
- University bets $10 million on poor city's kids
On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students' attention to the banners hanging on the wall. Syracuse. Temple. Brown. Penn State. All of them brought back by former...
- Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member
When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.
- Woman IDs dead, learns about Native beliefs
A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history...
- Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years
The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.
- Quake is major test for hard-luck California city
The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns. So when Sunday's earthquake struck, the damage to the wine industry took center stage...
- Hearings planned after call for nuke-plant closure
A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from any one...
- Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEO
A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO is buying the company from rival relatives.
- Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns
The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a...
- Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.
- Veteran broadcaster Meacham back on the air
After six years away from the microphone, one of Sioux City's most recognizable voices will be back on the air. Health problems forced Tim Meacham off the air but he'll call one of the biggest games of the season on Thursday.
- X's playoffs chances end with loss to Gary
The Explorers slim playoff hopes ended Wednesday with a 15-8 loss to Gary-Southshore. The final home game of the season is Thursday at 7:05 at Lewis and Clark Park.
- Muskies drop final pool play game; advance to semi's
The Sioux City Musketeers lost for the first time at the 2014 Junior Club World Cup in Ufa, Russia as they dropped a 4-3 decision to Spartak Moscow in the final game of Group B play.
- East looks to continue playoff streak
Sioux City East made their fifth straight playoff appearance last season and beat Johnston in round one. A sixth straight trip would set a school record. East lost their top two rushers and top receiver from last year's 7-4 team.
- Explorers keep playoff hopes alive by beating Gary
The Sioux City Explorers kept their slim American Association playoff hopes alive with an 8-6 win over Gary-Southshore on Tuesday at Lewis and Clark Park. The X's are 16-7 in August.
- Bishop Heelan aims for championship repeat
Last year was a dream season for the Bishop Heelan football team. The Crusaders went undefeated and were the Class 3A state champions. Fifteen seniors graduated, which may lead to a different-looking Heelan offense.
- Hawkeyes & Panthers meet in Saturday's season opener
Iowa and Northern Iowa meet Saturday in the opener for both teams. This in-state rivalry has been one-sided but close.Iowa is 15-1 against Northern Iowa and the Panthers only win in the series came in 1898.
- Iowa high school preseason volleyball rankings
See the 2014 Iowa High School Preseason Volleyball Rankings compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union in Classes 1A through 5A.
- Iowa State hosts defending FCS champs from NDSU in opener
For teams like Iowa State, who went 3-9 last year, there's no such thing as an easy game. The Cyclones start the season Saturday the three-time defending FCS national champs from North Dakota State. The Bison come to Ames with a 24-game winning streak.
- Northwestern looks for third straight NAIA playoff berth
For the first time in 17 years, Northwestern College has made the NAIA football playoffs in back to back years. The Red Raiders seemed primed for three in a row. Northwestern is ranked 13th in the NAIA preseason poll and is picked to finish second in the GPAC.
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