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Experts say Drake Relays bring spike in human trafficking

The Drake Relays mean big business for Drake University and the city of Des Moines.

Man shouting 'English only' interrupts kindergarten concert

Video of the event shows a shocked and upset crowd.

KCCI-TV 6:30PM: Drake Relays Special

Watch live starting at 6:30 p.m. on KCCI-TV.

First-of-its-kind Casey Kasem bill becomes law in Iowa

The Iowa Senate voted 50-0 for the bill and the House 97-0.

Worrying about bird flu's impact on Iowa's economy

More than 3.8 million chickens are being destroyed at one farm and another 34,000 turkeys at another.

Crews start work to demolish downtown Riverfront Y building

The property is considered a key downtown development spot.

Huge magma chamber found under Yellowstone supervolcano

The chamber is so big it would fill the Grand Canyon 11 times.

Police call car pedestrian crash at school 'tragic accident'

The girl remains in the hospital days later.

Robbers return to grocery minutes later to destroy this ...

The owner say they took cash again during the second visit.

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Here's how it works and how much it costs.

Bullet busts into refrigerator inside metro house

The case remains under investigation.

KCCI 8 News story wins multiple awards

The awards reflect the ongoing commitment of the KCCI 8 News team to tell the stories of the people of Iowa.

Police: Daughter stabs man attacking her mother

A steak knife was used, police say.

Drake adding live mascot for events

The Drake Bulldogs will soon be represented by a real bulldog.

Grand opening this weekend for new bike trail connection

Are you ready to ride this spring and summer?

Two new channels coming to Mediacom cable

The channels will appear on your TV on May 1.

Nationwide search for Iowa veteran's photo pays off

The photo will be featured on the "Wall of Faces."

This is when new Fong's Pizza location is scheduled to open

There will be some menu changes over the original restaurant.

Lawn mower shoots 3-inch wire up man's nose

The man says he plans to find someone else to mow his lawn.

New law allows Iowa schools to add this lifesaving pen

Gov. Terry Branstad signed the bill into law Friday.

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