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Iowa assistant Kirk Speraw will retire after 43-year career

May. 11, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa assistant Kirk Speraw will retire on June 30 after 43 years coaching college basketball, head coach Fran McCaffery announced Wednesday. Speraw began his career as a graduate assistant under Lute Olson on Iowa’s 1980 Final Four team and ended it as a...

Final suspect sentenced in New Year's killing in Sioux City

Apr. 11, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

SIOUX CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last of four people charged in a fatal shooting at a New Year's Eve party in Sioux City has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Liliana Gutierrez, 21, was sentenced Monday for driving three other suspects to a home where the party was being held on...

Thomas More (Ky.) women claim first NAIA championship

Mar. 22, 2022 22:51 PM EDT

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alexah Chrisman scored 16 points to secure the tournament MVP award, Zoie Barth added 12 points and top-seeded Thomas More (Ky.) beat No. 5 seed Dordt (Iowa) 77-65 on Tuesday night for its first NAIA championship. Thomas More (32-4), which is in its third...

Oklahoma man sentenced for beating death at Sioux City motel

Mar. 11, 2022 12:08 PM EST

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to five years in prison for the beating death of his brother-in-law outside a Sioux City motel. Jordan Kaesemeyer, 36, of Marlow, Oklahoma, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in September to involuntary...

Sioux City man pleads not guilty in Capitol riot case

Mar. 04, 2022 16:57 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A northwest Iowa man pleaded not guilty Friday to four federal charges related to entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack. Kenneth Rader, 53, of Sioux City appeared in a video hearing before Judge Royce Lamberth to face charges he knowingly...

Grassley files nomination papers to seek 8th US Senate term

Mar. 04, 2022 13:08 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley filed nomination papers Friday with the Iowa secretary of state's office, officially beginning the process of seeking an eighth term representing Iowa. Grassley, 88, announced his intentions in September to seek another six-year...

Man sentenced for fatal shooting outside Sioux City bar

Feb. 25, 2022 14:08 PM EST

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man was sentenced to prison Friday for his role in the death of a friend outside a Sioux City bar last year. Lawrence Canady, 21, of Sioux City, was sentenced to 16 years for voluntary manslaughter in the May 1 death of 22-year-old Martez Harrison outside...

Prosecutor: Woodbury County deputy justified in shooting

Feb. 23, 2022 17:58 PM EST

SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — A Woodbury County Sheriff's deputy reasonably believed that his life was in danger when he shot and killed a Sergeant Bluff man in January, a county attorney said Wednesday. Deputy Eric Fay shot Michael Meredith, 35, after Meredith hit him with a tire...