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Local News From KCCI

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New book details how Iowa led nation on marriage equality

You can get the book starting on Monday.

Man donates $139K to metro police to buy body cameras

The owner of Kenworth Mid-Iowa made donations to Des Moines and Waukee police.

IF Hoiberg leaves, will these 8 people be on ISU's short list?

Who would you select to fill Hoiberg's shoes...

Mom sentenced after 12-year-old daughter became pregnant

Tina Durant was charged in the case last August.

New interactive art, much more coming to Water Works Park

It looks like a dock, but it is interactive art that is meant to connect people with the river.

Two more Iowa farms being tested for bird flu

One farm has 400,000 birds and another 42,000.

As police enter the basement, man steps out of unseen corner

When police first arrived, they spotted lights moving on the second floor.

Here are the 12 food trucks coming to Food Truck Throw Down

The event is Saturday at the Des Moines Social Club.

Driver killed as van crashes into back of semi

The crash remains under investigation.

Lower ethanol levels in gas to impact your gas budget, Iowa

The new proposal would reduce the amount required by more than 4 billion gallons in 2015.

UPDATED: Outpouring of support for Angel Gowns effort

One wedding dress can make about 12 angel gowns.

Dancing fountains being tested at new downtown destination park

Work has been underway on the park since last year.

Dam that failed in 2010 is being rebuilt, here's an update

The dam failed in July of 2010 after a long period of heavy rain.

'Screech' actor taking stand in Christmas Day bar knife trial

The trial is underway now in Wisconsin.

Pest just confirmed in yet another of Iowa's Great Lakes

It has already invaded East Okoboji, West Okoboji and Upper Gar lakes.

Boy escapes to laundry room as deer roams inside house

A deer smashed through the front window of an Indianola family’s home Wednesday morning.

Court dismisses lawsuit over closure of Iowa Juvenile Home

The Iowa Supreme Court is dismissing a lawsuit that challenged Gov. Terry Branstad's decision to close the Iowa Juvenile Home last year.

Price cut! $5 million Iowa home now listed for far less

The home features a draw bridge, lookout tower and home theater.

1 killed in overnight crash

One person has died after a two-vehicle crash in Monroe County.

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Colbie Caillat engaged

Colbie Caillat performing as part of the Star 94 Jingle Jam 2013 at The Arena at Gwinnett Center on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in Atlanta.

Colbie Caillat celebrated her 30th birthday with an engaged to her musician boyfriend.

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