Local News Headlines
- Police: Iowa man arrested near church had knives
Authorities say they have arrested a Cedar Rapids man who was armed with knives near a church.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
A northern Iowa police officer is recovering from hand surgery following an accidental shooting at a gun range. The Hampton Police Department says the accident happened last week during night handgun qualification....
- Senate renews effort to legalize medical marijuana
A renewed effort to legalize the use of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy has won the support of a legislative panel.
- Senate panel passes whistleblower bill
The Senate Government Oversight Committee has passed a bill guaranteeing state workers new whistleblower protections. The action comes a day after the committee released a recording of a former Iowa Veterans Home worker...
- Police identify girl killed in Des Moines shooting
Authorities have released the name of a 4-year-old girl who was killed in an apparent accidental shooting in Des Moines.
- APNewsBreak: Schultz deputy lost duties, kept pay
Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz allowed his top aide to collect a $126,000 annual salary for seven months after deciding to eliminate his job and reassign his duties.
- Former Veterans Home worker details harassment
A former Iowa Veterans Home worker has come forward with details of sexual harassment, intimidation, and threats from the former head of the home in Marshalltown.
- Lee County OKs group to study consolidation
Lee County officials have approved the formation of a citizen's group to study options for consolidation in the county, which has seats in Fort Madison and Keokuk.
- Iowa officer wounded in gun range accident
A northern Iowa police officer is recovering from hand surgery following an accidental shooting at a gun range.
- Officials ID body found in burning Iowa field
Officials have released the name of a 78-year-old woman whose body was found by firefighters battling a blaze in a northeast Iowa field.
National News Headline
- US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years
The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release - and expecting thousands to take up the offer. It's an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons,...
- Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires
To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled.
- Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay
The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists.
- California mom, TSA settle breast milk lawsuit
A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration.
- For Wrigley, it's party of a century
For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century.
- Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name
An Army private convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday to living as a woman when a Kansas judge granted a petition to change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.
- High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman...
- Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town
What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.
- Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
- Globe had 4th hottest March; US cooler than normal
Federal forecasters calculated that for most of the Earth, last month was one of the hottest Marchs on record - except in the United States.
- SSC & Heelan boys get soccer wins; Tuesday's prep scores
Watch highlights of wins by the boys soccer teams from South Sioux City and Bishop Heelan and see the SportsFource high school scoreboard from Tuesday.
- Morningside splits with last place Mt. Marty; Tuesday's scores
The GPAC softball leaders from Morningside split a doubleheader with Mount Marty on Tuesday. See the highlights and Tuesday's college baseball and softball scores.
- X's re-sign Murton but continue roster changes
After compiling their worst record in ten years at 38-62, the Sioux City Explorers are overhauling their roster. Twenty-four players have been signed. Fourteen pitchers and ten position players will compete for spots on the 21-man roster. Only two position players are back, outfielder Peter Barrows plus former Yankees minor leaguer Luke Murton, who's signing was announced on Tuesday.
- BVU & NW baseball players earn league honors
Buena Vista senior designated hitter Jeremy Lambert and Northwestern shortstop Cody Groskreutz have won baseball player of the week honors in their respective conferences.
- Knight Relays held in Orange City
The first full day of the Drake Relays is Thursday in Des Moines. Siouxland athletes finally got some good weather to compete in at the Knight Relays in Orange City, hosted by Unity Christian. Le Mars and West Lyon were the team champions.
- M'side sweeps while BCU drops two; Monday's scores
The Morningside baseball team swept Graceland while the Briar Cliff softball team was swept by Concordia. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Wayne State's Browning honored by NSIC
Eric Browning of Wayne State College is the Northern Sun Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week, following his no-hitter over the weekend at Minnesota-Crookston. It’s the second time this season that Browning has received NSIC Baseball Pitcher of the Week honors.
- Siouxland coaching legend Cooper passes away
A man who started his football coaching career at the high school level in Iowa before going to the University of South Dakota has died. Larkin Funeral Homes in Sioux City, Iowa, says Bernard "Beanie" Cooper died Sunday at age 86. Cooper had a 42-12 record at Bishop Heelan High School in Sioux City from 1969-74, winning the Iowa state championship in 1971.
- Muskies prepare for Waterloo
For the first time since 2005 Sioux City has a won a playoffs series in the Clark Cup Playoffs.The Musketeers rallied past the Omaha Lancers, earning a 4-2 victory in game four to advance to Western Conference Finals against Waterloo.
- Montgomery, Hayton lift Muskies into Western Conference Finals; knock off Omaha 4-2
Tied at two with less than three minutes to play in the final period Jake Montgomery scored back-to-back goals lifting the Musketeers to a 4-2 win over Omaha in the first round of the Clark Cup Playoffs. Sioux City wins the best of five series 3-1 and advances to face Waterloo in the Western Conference Finals next weekend
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