Local News Headlines
- Man in school bus collision wants to withdraw guilty pleas
A man accused of driving his vehicle into a loaded school bus in eastern Iowa wants to withdraw some guilty pleas.
- Waterloo police investigate murder-suicide at state park
Waterloo police suspect a murder-suicide in the deaths of two people whose bodies were spotted at George Wyth (wihth) State Park.
- Naked man found near city park treated for exposure
A naked man spotted near a Council Bluffs park has been treated for exposure.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CST
A business owner says she'll close her Cedar Falls skin care products shop because officials rejected her pink storefront. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Kirsta Dolash will close her Main Street business and...
- After pink storefront rejection, owner leaving Cedar Falls
A business owner says she'll close her Cedar Falls skin care products shop because officials rejected her pink storefront.
- Several school districts cancel classes in wake of storms
The storm system that glazed much of Nebraska and Iowa with ice has mostly left the states, but officials remain cautious about traveler safety even as dire weather warnings are lifted.
- Council member sued by law partner in pay dispute
A city council member in Iowa City has been sued by his law partner in a pay dispute.
- Ice threat lingers for some Midwest states; storms in Texas
A few states in the Midwest again are on alert for icy conditions, while strong storms are moving through the Houston area.
- City face-lift aimed at maintaining antique trade's vitality
Residents hope streetscape work and building renovations will help return their small town of Walnut to its former glory.
- February trial set for 3rd kidnapping defendant
A February trial has been scheduled for the last of three people accused of kidnapping an Ottumwa woman.
National News Headline
- Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack
The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman has been charged with helping her husband in the months leading up to the June massacre that left 49 people dead, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday.
- Maine governor to Rep. John Lewis: You need a history lesson
Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights leader who says he doesn't see Donald Trump as a "legitimate president," should be grateful for all that Republican presidents have done for black people, GOP Gov. Paul...
- Airport shooting suspect ordered held without bond
The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport has been ordered held without bond.
- Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82
Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child's initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last person to walk on the moon.
- Former Klan Grand Dragon to MLK's daughter: I'm sorry
Scott Shepherd didn't fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his...
- Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver he sought to help
The man who shot and severely beat an Arizona state trooper last week was a former member of the Mexican federal police who was in the country illegally, authorities said.
- New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974
Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974.
- Hip-hop podcast host charged in fatal NYC concert shooting
A hip-hop podcast host has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a popular New York City concert venue last year that left a rapper's bodyguard dead and two people wounded.
- King Day parade turns violent when 8 shot in Miami
A national holiday celebrating nonviolence and Martin Luther King Jr. erupted into mayhem when eight people were shot at a park named after the slain civil rights leader.
- GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes
In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools, after decades of...
- Bandits building team a month before season
There's still more than a month until the indoor football season in Sioux City, but the Bandits are already getting ready for their 16th season. The team held tryouts Sunday at the Long Lines Rec Center.
- Northern Iowa snaps losing skid with win over Drake
Bennett Koch and Jeremy Morgan had 21 points apiece, Jordan Ashton scored 13 of his career-high 17 points in the first half and Northern Iowa snapped a seven-game skid with a 79-60 win over Drake on Sunday.
- Iowa rolled by Northwestern
Scottie Lindsey scored 22, Bryant McIntosh had 20 and Northwestern rolled to a convincing 89-54 win over Iowa on Sunday.
- King of the Cage returns to WinnaVegas Casino Resort
King of the Cage returned to the WinnaVegas Casino Resort Saturday for their live event, titled "Most Wanted". Nine fights on the card, including a few Siouxland fighters.
- Sibley-Ocheyedan wins Le Mars Invitational
See highlights of Saturday's Le Mars Invitational as the Sibley-Ocheyedan grapplers won the team title.
- Briar Cliff men, Northwestern women win
See highlights of the Briar Cliff men and Northwestern women's basketball teams, plus check out Saturday's college scores.
- Heelan boys down West
See highlights of the Bishop Heelan and West boys, plus check out Saturday's high school scores.
- SportsFource Extra basketball highlights & scores
Watch highlights of eight Siouxland high school basketball games and see the SportsFource scoreboard from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.
- Kriener comes off bench to help Hawkeyes upset Purdue
The Hawkeyes took full advantage of their rematch with 17th-ranked Purdue Thursday night. Freshman Ryan Kriener, from Spirit Lake, hadn't played in the last three games, but scored six points in eight minutes.
- Plitzuweit leading undefeated Vermillion boys
When the University of South Dakota hired Dawn Plitzuweit as their women's basketball coach, they got a bonus. Plitzuweit's son, A.J., is a junior at Vermillion High School and he's led the Tanagers to a 10-0 start.
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