Local News Headlines
- Iowa's unemployment rate climbs to 4.5 percent
Iowa's unemployment rate climbed to 4.5 percent in March as more people entered the labor force.
- 2 Minnesotans want Iowa City police to return cash
Two Minnesota residents want the Iowa City Police Department to return their money.
- Prosecutor says 6 felon voting cases will proceed
A prosecutor pursuing several cases against felons charged with voting illegally says an Iowa Supreme Court ruling shouldn't impact them.
- Iowa woman, employee charged with arson
A northwest Iowa bar and bowling alley owner and one of her employees have been accused of setting a fire to collect insurance money.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Officers are still looking for a prisoner who escaped in suburban Des Moines while being transferred for a court hearing. Thirty-seven-year-old Kenny Bevard escaped yesterday afternoon in Clive while being driven to Adel....
- Police still hunt escaped inmate in central Iowa
Officers are still looking for a prisoner who escaped in suburban Des Moines while being transferred for a court hearing in a burglary case.
- Iowa sex offender gets 18 years for child porn
An Iowa man twice convicted of child sex offenses have been given 18 years in prison for possessing child pornography.
- Theft trial for man charged in sisters' murders
A western Pennsylvania man accused of having robbed and killed his next-door neighbors, two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker, now also faces trial on charges that he stole another woman's wedding ring a year ago.
- New outdoor field at UI to open this year
A new outdoor field for the University of Iowa's marching band and other programs is scheduled to open this year.
- Iowa Democrats consider expanding caucus access
Democrats are looking to expand access to Iowa's presidential caucuses to people who are typically unable to attend them. It's a tricky task with these local political meetings that thrive on in-person discussion.
National News Headline
- Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights
Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was...
- Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off
Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping manhunts the nation has...
- NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned
NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more.
- Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case
An Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago was portrayed in opening statements at his terrorism trial as an enthusiastic supporter of al-Qaida by a prosecutor and as a reasonable man who helped...
- Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash
Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled to...
- Court chaos: Iraqi man convicted in wife's murder
What began as a hate crime investigation two years ago has led to the murder conviction of an Iraqi immigrant, whose wife was found badly beaten with a threatening note labeling her a terrorist.
- Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks
Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's...
- Obama: 8 million signed up for health care
Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and...
- Hayton named starter for game 3 of Clark Cup Playoffs
After helping the Sioux City Musketeers jump out to a 2-0 series lead over Omaha in the first round of the Clark Cup Playoffs, Head Coach Jay Varady says goaltender Kyle Hayton will be in net Friday night for game three against the Lancers.
- North boys blank East 2-0
Simon Moore and Matthew Diede each netted goals as Sioux City North topped Sioux City East 2-0 in Missouri River Conference action Thursday night at Leeds Field.
- M'side baseball sweeps Dordt; BC drops two
Morningside swept Dordt 6-2 and 6-3, while Briar Cliff fell to Dakota Wesleyan 7-2 and 8-1 in baseball action on Thursday.
- Morningside's Johnson named SportsFource champion
The Morningside softball team has one main goal in mind this season - winning the GPAC championship. Much of that goal will sit on the shoulders of senior Jordan Johnson, who currently ranks in the top five in the GPAC in strikeouts, earned run average and opponent's batting average.
- Mustangs fall to Hastings; Wednesday's scores
Wednesday's college scores.
- Heelan girls down East in matchup of ranked teams
Sam Tymkowicz scored the lone goal midway through the second half and Bishop Heelan defeated East 1-0 Wednesday in a matchup of ranked teams.
- Goalie decision a question for Muskies headed into game three
The Sioux City Musketeers haven't won a first-round playoff series since 2005. But after taking the first two games in Omaha, the Muskies sit one game away from moving on to the Western Conference Final. Now, with two chances to close out the series at home, one of the main questions is what Sioux City will do between the pipes for game three.
- X's sign two more, including former major leaguer
The Sioux City Explorers have signed two more players, former Minnesota Twins outfielder Rene Tosoni and first baseman Tommy Mendonca.
- Briar Cliff & Morningside host doubleheaders; Tuesday's scores
Briar Cliff and Morningside hosted GPAC baseball doubleheaders on Tuesday. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Le Mars Track & Field Invite gives athletes last chance to qualify for Drake
If you wanted to compete in next week's Drake Relays and hadn't qualified yet, there's still time. One of the 'last chance' meets was in LeMars. Hundreds of Siouxland athletes battling some chilly conditions. The breeze kept the temperatures barely above freezing.
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