Sioux City Police Department

Sioux City police are investigating a shooting after a man showed up at MercyOne with a gunshot wound late last night.  He told investigators someone shot him near Park Avenue and 29th Street.  That’s a couple of blocks away from Leif Erickson Park. The man who hasn’t been identified yet by authorities then drove himself to the hospital.

 The Sioux City Police Department is investigating a homicide from over the weekend.

A Sioux City man died in a shooting near the city's downtown on Saturday night.

Detectives say 42-year-old Chad A. Thomas was killed after being shot serval times.

Someone discovered Thomas lying unconscious on a sidewalk.

Winter weather turned deadly on the roads in Nebraska yesterday.

Two people died in a multi-vehicle crash on I-80 during snowy conditions near Ashland, outside of Omaha.     

Three others went to the hospital in critical condition.

Woodbury County Jail

Authorities have arrested a Nebraska man they say drove the wrong-way on Interstate 29 in Woodbury County and crashed into another vehicle.

Witnesses say 32-year-old Nicholas Diediker of Concord collided with an SUV and continued driving in the wrong direction Saturday morning.

The driver of the SUV survived.

A Sioux City police officer reportedly spotted the pickup running into a concrete barrier before turning back northbound with its headlights off

Associated Press

The three survivors of a South Dakota plane crash that killed nine members of an extended family from Idaho are in stable condition at a hospital in Sioux Falls.

The family was returning from an annual pheasant-hunting trip when the plane crashed shortly after takeoff in during a winter storm warning Saturday near Chamberlain.

The Sioux City Police Department is investigating a deadly car crash in Sioux City.

A vehicle hit a poll around 8 a.m. on Lewis Blvd. and Glenn Avenue.  The driver of the vehicle died at the scene.

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The state board that oversees Iowa’s medical cannabis industry has declined to add any new conditions to the list of approved uses.

The Medical Cannabidiol Board today denied petitions to approve anxiety and schizophrenia. A decision whether to approve post-traumatic stress disorder was delayed until November.

MedPharm, the company that manufactures medical marijuana in Iowa is introducing a line of medical cannabis vapor products that will soon be available.  MedPharm has a dispensary in Sioux City. 

Sioux County Sheriff's Office

An investigation is underway after train derailment last night in Sioux County.    

It happened on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe track between Hull and Doon, one mile west of Highway 75 around 8:30.

The sheriff’s office says about 26 cars of the 83-car train derailed.  They posted drone video of the derailment on their Facebook page.  

Railroad officials say there were no hazardous chemicals on the rail cars.

No one was hurt.

Authorities say one man was fatally stabbed and another wounded in a fight in Sioux City last night.

Both men, who were taken to the hospital for treatment.  One was released after his treatment. Police have not released his name.

The other man was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police identified him as 45-year-old Eleazar Lopez-Martinez. He lived in Sioux City.

No arrests or charges have been announced.

A caseworker accused of beating a client in northwest Iowa has pleaded not guilty.

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It's the last Cultural Continuum for a couple of weeks. Linda Santi is our guest today and we talk about theater, music, art and other cultural things that you should know about.