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Father, son hospitalized after northeast Omaha house fire

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Two men have been hospitalized with burns suffered in a fire that damaged a house in northeast Omaha. Authorities say the father and son were in the house basement when the fire ... Read More

Heelan Quiz Bowl team competing in national championship

Sioux City Bishop Heelan's High School Quiz Bowl team is competing at the National Academic Quiz Bowl Championship in Chicago this weekend. The Sioux City Journal reports the teams will compete in 16 rounds on Saturday, and then winners go on to t... Read More

Texas man charged with murder

A San Antonio, Texas man is charged with capital murder for strangling a former Sioux City teenager late last year. According to the Sioux City Journal, 28-year old Johnny Avalos has been charged with the murder of 15-year old Natalie Chavez. H... Read More

Iowa tops Oregon in NCAA Regionals

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Junior Tyler Peyton tossed 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball to propel the second-seeded University of Iowa baseball team to a 3-1 NCAA Regional victory over third-seeded Oregon on Friday afternoon at Hammons Field. It is the Hawkeyes... Read More

Texas man set to appear in Platte County Court

A 22-year old man from Texas working in Columbus is scheduled to appear in Platte County Court on Wednesday on charges of making terroristic threats and use of a firearm to commit a felony tied to an incident at Applebees. The Columbus Telegram re... Read More

Fremont woman charged in brother's booze death case

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ A Fremont woman has been charged with helping a man who's accused of providing alcohol to the woman's teenage brother, who died after being found outdoors in bone-chilling cold last fall. The Fremont Police Department says 19-... Read More

Iowa State Volleyball Recruiting Class Ranked No. 8 in NCAA

AMES, Iowa – The future is bright for the Iowa State volleyball team, and more proof of that came Thursday when the Cyclones’ incoming recruiting class was ranked as the eighth-best in the country by PrepVolleyball.com. The class is th... Read More

45 Hawkeyes Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honors

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Forty-five University of Iowa student-athletes have been named to the 2015 spring Academic All-Big Ten team, the conference office announced Thursday. The list includes student-athletes from baseball (4), women's golf (3), rowing (... Read More

Eight Named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar Athletes

OMAHA, Neb. - Eight members of the Creighton Rowing team have been named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Scholar Athletes. The Bluejays collecting the honor were: seniors Anna Balling and Jessica Hasslinger, juniors Sarah Birnbaum, La... Read More

2015 Daktronics-NAIA Baseball Scholar-Athletes announced

Lewiston, Idaho – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on Thursday that 354 baseball student-athletes have been named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. AIB (Iowa) led all schools for the most individuals on th... Read More

WSC women's soccer add two players to 2015 recruiting class

Wayne State College head women's soccer coach Tom Cliff announced today that Hayley Hunter of Ozark, Missouri and Alix (pronounced ah-leece) Stanley from McCall, Idaho have signed national letters of intent to attend Wayne State and play soccer for t... Read More