Local News from KCCI

Local News From KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

Community members with ties to Nepal walk to support earthquake victims

Hundreds of Nepalese in Iowa walked Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about the earthquake-caused devastation in Nepal.

Me-TV Remembers the M*A*S*H Finale

The final episode of the most-watched dramatic television event in history will be airing on Me-TV Des Moines 8.2 on Sunday at 6 p.m.

Community supports family that lost everything in fire

The family says they still can’t believe that they have a home to sleep in three weeks after losing everything.

Police search for suspect who shot man in leg

Police in central Iowa are investigating the shooting of a Nebraska man in the leg.   

Police seek inmate who walked away from work release

Police are searching for a man who failed to return to a work release.

Drunken teen steals street sweeper, crashes into tree

Police say a drunken 16-year-old stole a street sweeper, led officers on a short chase and then crashed into a tree, utility pole and parked car.

Second teen charged in fatal driveway shooting

Police said a 17-year-old was charged in the case Friday.

Iowa cat gaining popularity on social media

Meet Der the Cat, an Altoona pet who could be "America's Next Cat Star."

Bird flu virus raises questions scientists working to answer

It's been five months since the H5N2 bird flu virus was discovered in the U.S., and producers have lost more than 21 million birds in the Midwest alone.

Branstad announced state of emergency for bird flu

Look for updates on KCCI-TV, kcci.com and on our mobile website and apps.

Bird flu outbreak spreading in Iowa

KCCI has confirmed the Madison County location suffering an outbreak of bird flu is the Winterset Egg Farm.

Woman struck by semi on highway

A 52-year-old woman was killed Friday night when she was struck by a semi.

Crime victim in dramatic 911 call has died

He called 911 to report he was being kidnapped.

New $900 million project just announced in Iowa

View timelapse video of a wind turbine being built.

Two Iowans plead guilty in federal sex trafficking case

Court records show the two held a 20-year-old woman captive on a trip in December to Virginia and forced her to have sex with men who answered online ads.

Man gets 30 years for placing cameras in girls restroom

The hidden cameras were found in an Iowa elementary school.

Expect road construction detours, closures on Highway 69

The closures and detours start May 4.

Plan calls for new senior apartments at metro mall

The council will consider the plan on Monday.

Morel mushrooms popping up across Iowa

The annual hunt is underway in Iowa.

Iowa family of 4 graduating college at same time -- again

The family will graduate on Saturday.

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