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Iowa superintendent's wife donates to school board candidate

Oct. 24, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The wife of the Des Moines school district's superintendent is raising eyebrows with her $400 donation to a local school board candidate's campaign. School board experts and government watchdogs say the donation Jami Bassman Ahart made is legal...

POLL ALERT: Alabama jumps to 3rd behind Georgia, Cincinnati; Iowa, Ole Miss into top 10; Iowa State, BYU return; Penn State falls. (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert erroneously reported that Oregon entered top 10. It already was there.)

Oct. 24, 2021 14:06 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Alabama jumps to 3rd behind Georgia, Cincinnati; Iowa, Ole Miss into top 10; Iowa State, BYU return; Penn State falls. (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert erroneously reported that Oregon entered top 10. It already was there.).

Police ID man who died after Des Moines shooting on Friday

Oct. 24, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified the 21-year-old man who was shot and killed in northeast Des Moines Friday morning. Police said Sunday that Kalvyn Roy Kline was killed in the shooting. A day earlier, police said 27-year-old Darren Antwon Diggs had...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: CFP race of Big 12 incoming, outgoing

Oct. 24, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

There is a developing College Football Playoff race between an outgoing Big 12 school and an incoming Big 12 school. No. 2 Cincinnati, heading to the Big 12 at some point, and No. 3 Oklahoma, leaving the Big 12 at some point, remained undefeated Saturday, though neither...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 24, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Alliance Tournament= Pool A= Alliance def. Yuma, Colo., 25-11, 25-15 North Platte def. Alliance North Platte def. Oelrichs, S.D., 25-0, 25-0 Yuma,...

Iowa St. wins another close one against No. 8 Cowboys 24-21

Oct. 23, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State is back in its familiar October form and right in the thick of the Big 12 race again. Brock Purdy threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns, the defense stopped Oklahoma State inches short on a fourth-and-2 late in the game, and the Cyclones...

Mellusi, Allen help Wisconsin run past No. 25 Purdue, 30-13

Oct. 23, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Wisconsin freshman running back Braelon Allen figures the Badgers got back to their their strengths. Graham Mertz completed just 5 of 8 passes for 52 yards. But it didn’t matter with the Badgers running for 290 yards on 51 carries. ...

Northern Iowa hands South Dakota St 2nd straight home loss

Oct. 23, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Theo Day threw for 232 yards and a touchdown, Matthew Cook made four field goals, including a career-long 55-yarder, and Northern Iowa beat South Dakota State 26-17 on Saturday. Day was intercepted by Graham Spalding with 4:09 remaining in the...

Arrest made in shooting that killed man in Des Moines

Oct. 23, 2021 15:33 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Detectives have made an arrest in the death of a 21-year-old man who was shot in northeast Des Moines, police said Saturday. Darren Antwon Diggs, 27, was charged with first-degree murder and robbery. Police said Digg and the victim knew each...

Man killed after getting out of car that had just hit a deer

Oct. 23, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 69-year-old man was killed Friday evening in a traffic accident after getting out of a vehicle to check damage to a car that had just hit a deer. The Iowa State Patrol said Steven Kohli of Iowa City was on the side of the road checking damages...