Local News from KCCI

Local News From KCCI

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Tire plant faces $59k in fines for serious safety violations

The investigation into a rubber tire plant accident has shed light on dozens of other serious concerns at a local facility.

Here's where next big downtown project is going ...

Crews are already busy tearing down old buildings in the area.

Jurors return verdict in Techel trial

This is the third time Seth Techel has been on trial for his wife's murder.

Police arrest man just blocks from bank after robbery

The man was holding rolled up cash, officers say.

Is Iowa's texting while driving ban working?

Iowa is just one of four states where texting while driving is only a secondary offense.

Prosecutor: Man on run for 41 years used dead boys' identities

Ronald Dwaine Carnes escaped from a prison in North Carolina in 1973.

Have you seen this man?

Authorities said he failed to return to the facility Wednesday.

Fruit involved in recall must be thrown out, ISU expert says

The fruit was sold nationally at Costco, Walmart, Whole Foods and Trader Joes.

Dick's Sporting Goods lays off 478 golf pros

The company reports sales of golf gear are dwingling.

Police: Man shoots woman in face with BB gun

Police said a woman was shot in the face with a BB gun Wednesday.

Police recover body from river

Police have recovered the body of a 25-year-old man who drowned.

Worker sues state for age, sex discrimination

She filed a grievance over her dismissal and won her job back in December.

RAGBRAI rider found dead in his tent Thursday

The man was found dead at a campground.

Business Record: Downtown bike share use jumps 43 percent

Riders rent the bike and then return it to the unmanned station.

Woman complaining of heart attack suddenly disappears

Three calls to 911 all from the same area triggered a Code Red alert.

Sheriff: Woman stabbed Good Samaritan in forehead

The man was trying to help a person pushed out the door of a home.

Dome going up now outside homeless shelter

Here's what it will be used for ...

Public Works: Drivers keep slamming into low bridge

Drivers of tall vehicles have hit the train bridge twice this week and at least five times this year.

UPDATED: Major commuter road closing for two weeks

The road will be closed from Monday through Friday of next week.

City council votes down toy gun ordinance

The proposal drew a huge outcry from people who believed it would ban toy guns altogether.

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