Local News Headlines
- The Latest on GOP's 2016 hopefuls: Talking social issues
By The Associated Press 5 p.m. CDT (6 p.m. EDT)
- Iowa man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide charge
An Iowa man who caused a crash that killed a Mason City motorcyclist has pleaded guilty to two counts.
- West Des Moines Catholic school allows gay-straight club
A West Des Moines Catholic high school has approved a request by students to form a school-based gay-straight alliance called "One Human Family."
- North-central Iowa campgrounds see openings delayed
The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board has delaying the opening of three north-central Iowa campgrounds due to recent vandalism.
- Kalona lawyer acquitted of charges in juror targeting case
A Kalona lawyer accused of harassing a member of a jury that had found him guilty of disorderly conduct has been acquitted of charges in the harassment case.
- 2 people killed in single-vehicle crash near Bernard
Two people, including a 2-year-old boy, have been killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash near Bernard in eastern Iowa.
- Bicycle ride will raise money for organ donation awareness
Organizers of a bicycle ride aimed at raising awareness of organ donations are encouraging people to sign up for the June event.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
The Drake Bulldogs will soon be represented by a real bulldog. The school announced on Friday that it will begin searching for an English bulldog to represent Drake at live sporting events, much like Georgia and Butler do.
- This Hour: Latest Iowa news, sports, business and entertainment
The Drake Bulldogs will soon be represented by a real bulldog.
- Iowa teen accused of setting same house on fire 3 times
Police have arrested an Iowa teen accused of setting the same vacant house on fire three separate times last year.
National News Headline
- Freddie Gray protests turn violent in Baltimore
A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile Saturday night.
- Latest on police-custody death: Officer injured near station
By The Associated Press 12 a.m.
- Coast Guard: 4 missing after sailboats capsize in Alabama
A powerful storm capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta, and crews searched late Saturday for at least four people missing in the waters, the Coast Guard said.
- Baseball fans asked to stay at stadium after violent protest
Fans at the Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox baseball game were briefly asked to stay inside the stadium toward the end of the game after a small group of Freddie Gray protesters became violent.
- A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent
Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts.
- 15 loose buffaloes that crossed New York highway are killed
Fifteen buffaloes that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of police, crossed a major highway and ended up near some schools, authorities said.
- Huge magma chamber spied under Yellowstone supervolcano
Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park that's big enough to fill the Grand Canyon 11 times over.
- Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drilling
With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S.
- US announces plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions
Federal agricultural officials announced Thursday voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global warming - and they don't...
- Jaws meets kangaroo? Rare, cute pocket shark found in deep
Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark - the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast.
- Iowa finishes spring practice with spring game
After a month of spring practices, the Iowa football team finally finished up the season with its unofficial spring game at an open workout at Kinnick Stadium.
- Briar Cliff splits with Morningside to earn GPAC championship; Charger softball falls
See highlights of the Briar Cliff baseball and softball teams, and check out Saturday's scores on the SportsFource Scoreboard.
- Stampede open season with non-league win over Sioux Falls
After leading 15-6 at halftime, the Sioux City Stampede exploded for 36 second-half points in a 51-12 win over the Sioux Falls Stallions in a non-league game Saturday
- Bandits belt Beef for first road win
The Sioux City Bandits won their first road game of the season on Friday night, topping the Omaha Beef 61-37. The Bandits are now 4-3 while the Beef fall to 1-7.
- Stampede ready to kick off second season
Spring football doesn't always mean college football. In their first season, the Sioux City Stampede went to the title game in the Midwest Football Alliance. The Stampede are back for their second season and they play their season opener on Saturday afternoon.
- Young Panthers look sharp in Northern Iowa spring game
The UNI football program wrapped up its annual Spring Game from inside the UNI-Dome Friday, with the Purple Team winning, 49-6. The Purple squad was led by redshirt freshman Eli Dunne, who finished with 18 passes for 269 yards and four touchdowns.
- Siouxland athletes earn top five finishes at Drake Relays
Siouxland athletes did not take home gold during Friday's action at the Drake Relays but had several top five finishes. See the results from Des Moines.
- Siouxland track teams compete at Blackhawk Relays
Northwest Iowa track teams competed at the 25th edition of the Blackhawk Relays in Hinton on Thursday. See the highlights and the SportsFource high school scoreboard.
- Morningside softball team sweeps Doane; Mustang men top NW
The Morningside improved their winning streak to eight games with a sweep of Doane while the Mustang baseball team topped Northwestern. See the highlights and the GPAC scoreboard.
- Phelps wins third straight Drake Relays title
KP/WC's Kiana Phelps won her third straight Drake Relays title in the discus on Thursday. Phelps had a top throw of just over 159-feet, which was ten feet further than the second place finisher.
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