FARMAGEDDON IS FRIDAY...THE BIG TEN FOOTBALL CLASH BETWEEN THE IOWA HAWKEYES AND NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS....AND THE SIOUX CITY CONVENTION CENTER IS HOSTING A VIEWING PARTY.
MIKE SKAGGS WITH THE CITY'S SPORTS MARKETING DEPARTMENT SAYS THERE WILL BE FOOTBALL, FUN AND FOOD:
AND CHEF ALAN CLARK HAS A SPECIAL MENU PREPARED FOR THE ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET:
TICKETS ARE $25 WITH THE DOORS OPENING AT 8AM AND THE FOOD STARTS AT 10:30AM FRIDAY AT THE CONVENTION CENTER.
SIOUX CITY POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A SUSPECT WANTED IN A SHOOTING THAT TOOK PLACE IN THE 1200 BLOCK OF 4TH STREET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
POLICE SAY THE UNKNOWN SUSPECT SHOT 19 YEAR OLD BRIAN HENDERSON DURING AN ALTERCATION BETWEEN THE MEN.
POLICE SAY AT LEAST A HALF DOZEN OTHERS WITNESSED THE SHOOTING, BUT SCATTERED AFTER THE INCIDENT.
HENDERSON WAS DRIVEN TO MERCY MEDICAL CENTER BY A PASSERBY.
THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS A BLACK MALE IN HIS EARLY 20'S, AROUND 5'8'' WHO WAS WEARING A RED BALL CAP, LARGE DARK COAT, A DARK SHIRT AND SHOES AND BAGGY JEANS.
DETECTIVES ARE TREATING THE INCIDENT AS AN ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ARE LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT COULD IDENTIFY THE SUSPECT AND OTHER WITNESSES.
YOU CAN CALL CRIMESTOPPERS AT 258-TIPS TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ANONYMOUSLY.
FLOODWATERS FROM THE MISSOURI RIVER TOOK A HEAVY TOLL ON TREES AND PARKS ALONG THE RIVERFRONT THIS PAST SUMMER.
SCENIC PARK IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY WAS HARD HIT, LOSING NEARLY 600 TREES.
SOUTH SIOUX PARKS DIRECTOR GENE MAFFIT SAYS THOSE TREES WILL BE REPLANTED ONE AT A TIME, STARTING WITH A DONATION FROM ALPHA DELTA KAPPA SORORITY:
THE ATHLETIC FIELDS WERE ALSO DAMAGED AT THE PARK, AND THE RIVER LEFT OVER 200,000 CUBIC YARDS OF SAND BEHIND.
MAFFIT SAYS HE'S RECEIVED PERMISSION TO PUT THE SAND UNDER THE TOPSOIL OF THE SOCCER FIELDS:
MAFFIT SAYS ANYONE INTERESTED IN DONATING MORE TREES OR HELPING RESTORE SCENIC PARK SHOULD CONTACT CITY HALL IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY.
A Cherokee Iowa man has been arrested after officials say he led authorities on a chase that ended when he crashed his car into the WinnaVegas casino near Sloan.
The Iowa State Patrol says 54-year-old Robert Bechtel is charged with drunken driving and numerous traffic violations.
The patrol says the chase began Monday night when a trooper tried to help a motorist parked on the shoulder of I-29 near Salix. When the trooper stopped, the driver took off.
Authorities say the chase ended when Bechtel pulled into the casino's parking lot, lost control of his car and hit the building.
Page 761 of 829