Local News from KCCI

Local News From KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

Family was home when 2nd story building collapsed

An entire section of wall just suddenly collapsed.

Get sneak peek at Microsoft's new Iowa data center

The site plan shows this is the first of four anticipated phases for the center.

Another big step to a faster commute for thousands

A public hearing is planned to start at 5:30 p.m.

2 new sexual assaults reported at University of Iowa

The assaults were reported Sunday and Monday.

Police find mom in backyard with gun, 3-year-old

The mother is now in the Polk County Jail.

Even more charges filed against mom in fake cancer case

A trial date was set Tuesday morning.

New information on fire inside Equitable Building

Five firefighters were hurt fighting the fire last weekend.

Police: Driver hit pole so hard it snapped off

Police just released the name of the driver involved.

Netflix unveils new changes starting Tuesday

You and your friend may be talking about this change.

Mobile speed camera locations this week

The mobile traffic enforcement cameras are moved around the city and county daily.  

Report: Midwest economic index inched up in August

A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states rose slightly in August, suggesting growth is ahead.

Trial to begin in slaying of police officer

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday for a 33-year-old man charged with killing a police officer.

Kraft recalls more than 7,500 products

See which Kraft product is recalled and what you should do with the product.

Plane makes emergency landing, flips over

A small aircraft flipped over onto its top during an emergency landing in an Iowa soybean field Monday evening.

Dog owner pushes to change city ordinance on vicious breeds

There's a new push to remove specific breeds from Des Moines’ list of vicious dogs.

1 dead, 2 injured in Labor Day crash

A man died Monday morning in a crash on Highway 30.

Trial set for man in dog death case

A trial date has been set for a man accused of killing torturing and killing a dog, then leaving his infant daughter alone in the house.

Recent Headlines

in Lifestyle

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

in Lifestyle

Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

in Music

Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber drives a quad bike at the beach as he takes a break in a resort in Punta Chame on the outskirts of Panama City in a January 27, 2014 file photo.

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault following an altercation and collision on Friday.