Local News from KCCI

Local News From KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

Hy-Vee announces new kids triathlons, family runs

The events will be held this summer in five communities.

Ex-Des Moines police officer faces 14-year prison term

Dautovic was charged with severely beating a man during a 2008 traffic stop.

Don't respond to text about your 'suspended debit card'

The alerts pop up on your cellphone.

Man walking into ER reports he accidentally shot himself

Police were called to a hospital on a report of a shooting.

Police: Man tied up girlfriend, threatened to throw her in river

The man is accused of confining his girlfriend and psychologically torturing her.

Des Moines Arts Festival just announced 2 big name music acts

The Des Moines Arts Festival is excited to be a part of the city's growing music scene, organizers say.

Report: New prison wasn't expected fully operational until fall

The Fort Madison prison has faced delays in opening.

School employee charged with harassment, disorderly conduct

A police report shows the man is a juvenile court officer and part of the football coaching staff.

Branstad seeks to boost STEM education

Branstad says Iowa students "must be equipped with a 21st Century education."

Two more Price Choppers scheduled to open today

The new store opened its doors early Sunday.

Questions raised about spending of seized drug cash

Questions are being raised about some purchases by Iowa law enforcement agencies using money seized under state and federal civil forfeiture laws passed to help fight the scourge of illicit drugs.

Judge overturns verdict in White House bomb threat

A judge has overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of threatening to blow up the White house.

There was a fire this morning at Sleepy Hollow

The cause remains under investigation this morning.

Woman set 2 world records in Des Moines over the weekend

The competitive eater is now heading to Texas to tackle another challenge.

Ramps closing Sunday night could impact your Monday commute

Construction is already starting on Interstate 80.

Officials worry Iowa science standards may be divisive

The new set of standards for what is taught in Iowa science classrooms could prove divisive because of the sections on evolution and climate change.  

Second Decorah eaglet has hatched

The first hatched on Friday.

Ex-communications director ‘deeply sorry’ for 'distasteful' selfie

A former employee of the Iowa Democratic Party said she deeply regrets posting a photo of herself at the site of the East Village gas explosion in New York City.

One year after the loss of a Des Moines icon

It’s been one year since a 115-year-old Des Moines landmark was destroyed in an overnight, three-alarm fire.

Officers shoot man as he drives toward them at end of chase

Police shot and wounded a man at the end of a chase early Sunday.

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