Local News from KCCI

Local News From KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

'Astronomical, unbelievable' numbers of mosquitoes in Iowa

Experts say it's peak season for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus.

Yes, those refund checks in your mailbox are legitimate

About 374,000 checks are being mailed to Iowans.

K9 helps capture man who fired shots at police during chase

The man was taken to a hospital before being taken on to jail.

Carnival, music, parade, more at Beaverdale Fall Festival

The Festival is this Friday and Saturday.

Ames PD asking for help finding ISU student

She was last seen 11 days ago.

Union says pills found in prison 'major security breach'

State officials announced Thursday that 300 to 400 capsules containing an unknown substance

IWD just released new unemployment report

Iowa experience gains in labor force, total employment and nonfarm employment, officials say.

Sexually graphic movies in Iowa prisons to be reviewed

A woman officer says she suffered gender discrimination and a hostile work environment.

Driver still sought in metro motorcycle chase

Can you help authorities solve this case?

120 mph chase races down 3 major interstates

The arrest was captured live on KCCI 8 News at Noon.

Counseling center owner gets year in prison

She must also pay $700,000 in restitution.

Liquidation sale starting this weekend at metro Kmart

So far, this story is the only Kmart or Sears in Iowa reported to be closing.

Some Iowans waited 7 hours to get new iPhone

Preorders for the phones reached more than 4 million on the first day.

Here's what is making Iowans sick ...

The annual report gives a snapshot of what, how and when diseases impact Iowans.

When this happens you know its fall in Iowa

Fall doesn't officially start until next week.

Third person charged in string of 5 house fires

The fires were set over a two and half week period.

Police: Man on probation commits another sex crime

The second crime happened at a park, police say.

Mom sues school over son's football game head injury

The family is seeking damages for past and future medical expenses, pain, suffering and partial disability,

Lawmaker pleads in sex abuse case involving his wife

State Rep. Henry Rayhons,78, made the plea Wednesday.

Arsonist released after serving 2 of 30 year sentence

KNIA/KRLS reports Brommel has been granted work release.

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