Local News Headlines
- U of Iowa eliminating some scholarships as part of cutbacks
The University of Iowa is eliminating academic scholarships expected by more than 2,400 resident students for the 2017-18 school year.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CST
The winning Powerball numbers have been drawn for the jackpot that's climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The numbers are 10-13-28-52-61 and Powerball 2. During Wednesday night's...
- Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months
The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.
- The Latest: Officials offer services as pipeline camp closes
The Latest on plans to close a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times local):
- Police: Man smashes Des Moines garden sculptures with hammer
A man has been arrested after police say he used a hammer to smash nearly 30 sculptures in the Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens in downtown Des Moines.
- Students hurt in southwest Iowa school bus-pickup collision
At least three students have been injured in a collision between a school bus and a pickup truck near the front of a school in southwest Iowa.
- Officials: Distracted driver crashes into sheriff's office
Authorities in eastern Iowa say a distracted driver has crashed into the side of the Linn County Sheriff's Office building.
- Dakota Access pipeline protesters crowd Branstad's office
Protesters have crowded Gov. Terry Branstad's office to oppose the Dakota Access pipeline that passes through Iowa.
- Regents mum on audit questioning Iowa State president's guns
The board that governs Iowa State University isn't questioning an audit that found President Steven Leath may have improperly stored and transported guns on campus property.
- Companies estimate losses of $450M on Medicaid in Iowa
Three private insurance companies that oversee Medicaid in Iowa say they expect to lose about $450 million in the first year of administering the health care program for the poor and disabled.
National News Headline
- Low-cost Norwegian Air promises bargain flights to Europe
Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising cheap trans-Atlantic flights when it starts service to Europe this summer from Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York's Hudson Valley.
- Protests erupt after off-duty LA officer clashes with teens
Dozens of people, including children, were arrested early Thursday after clashing with Southern California police outside a home where a Los Angeles policeman fired a single round during an off-duty tussle with a 13-year-old boy.
- Some San Jose residents return to waterlogged homes
Some residents returned home to sort through waterlogged furniture, toys and clothing after being abruptly evacuated when a surging creek carrying engine fuel and sewage water inundated thousands of homes in San Jose.
- Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church
A South Carolina pastor who canceled a Bible study at his church because he was late leaving his day job may have averted a second round of deadly shootings shortly after nine black worshippers had been killed at another black church.
- Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen
A proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions.
- DNC race tight as Democrats seek gains against Trump
Just days before Democratic activists pick a new party chair, the contest to head the Democratic National Committee remains fluid, as leaders grapple with how to turn an outpouring of liberal protest against President Donald Trump into political gains.
- Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines
Many immigrants in the country illegally are changing up their daily routines in hopes of not getting caught in President Donald Trump crackdown.
- Landlord accused of fatally stabbing tenant over unpaid rent
A New York City landlord is accused of stabbing his tenant to death following an apparent dispute over unpaid rent.
- Oregon joins suit against President Trump's travel ban
Oregon asked a federal court late Wednesday to join a lawsuit filed by Washington state against an immigration ban imposed by President Donald Trump.
- Former tech CEO faces sentencing after self-exile in Africa
A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges for a decade by fleeing to Africa is facing sentencing in New York City.
- GPAC basketball tournament opens with surprises
The Briar Cliff men beat Dordt in the opening round of the GPAC basketball tournament while the Morningside women were upset by Doane. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- New coach leads Western Christian boys to top ranking
The Western Christian boys have been number-1 in Class 2A most of the season but that doesn't guarantee them a ticket to the state tournament. The Wolfpack were tested Tuesday night in a district final.
- Dramatic wins for Alta-Aurelia & Western Christian; Gehlen and St. Mary's advance
Watch highlights from four Iowa boys postseason games as Alta-Aurelia and Remsen St. Mary's continue long winning streaks. Plus, check out the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Controversial finish sends Kingsley-Pierson to girls state tournament
A trip to the state tournament was on the line Monday night when a pair of top ten teams, Kingsley-Pierson and Newell-Fonda met. The game was decided in the final seconds and ended on a controversial call.
- Siouxland Christian boys shoot for first state tournament trip
When Siouxland Christian first started their athletic programs, they were limited to playing other parochial schools. In just their sixth year as sanctioned members of the IHSAA, the Eagles have one of the top basketball teams in the state.
- Three more Siouxland girls teams earn trips to state
Kingsley-Pierson, Western Christian and Logan-Magnolia are going to the girls state basketball tournament. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard from Monday.
- West, Bishop Heelan & Le Mars win postseason openers
Sioux City West, Bishop Heelan and Le Mars were among the boys teams to open the postseason with wins on Monday. See highlights of three games and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Niang returns to Hilton Coliseum during NBA break
Georges Niang finished his college career as Iowa State's second all-time leading scorer. Now playing in the NBA with the Indiana Pacers, Niang was back in Ames this weekend.
- Explorers re-sign top reliever Wort
The Sioux City Explorers have re-signed RHP Rob Wort to a 2017 American Association contract. The 2017 season will mark Wort’s ninth season in professional baseball and fourth as a member of the X’s.
- SDSU's Daum scores DI-high 51 points against Fort Wayne
South Dakota State's Mike Daum scored 51 points in the Jackrabbits' 97-89 win over Fort Wayne Saturday. Daum's 51-point outburst is the highest point total by any player in a Division I game this season.
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