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County to send off final freedom flight

More than 100 Story County veterans will board the last Freedom Flight the county has to offer Tuesday morning.

Suspect in shooting outside principal’s home turns himself in

The man accused of opening fire during a fight in Glenwood turned himself into authorities Saturday and is now out of jail on bail.

Employee suffers seizure after store robbery

An employee at a cellphone store suffered a seizure after three people robbed the store, police say.

John Deere labor agreement is official

John Deere announced Sunday that the tentative labor agreement with the United Auto Workers union is now official.

4-year-old dies in ATV rollover accident

The Iowa State Patrol listed the 4-year-old as the driver of the vehicle.

Branstad's new anti-bullying office raises questions

Gov. Terry Branstad's executive order to create an office for bullying prevention in schools bypasses failed legislative action on the issue, but the Sept. 28 move raises questions about how the small office will tackle major problems.

2 men charged with shooting swans

Wildlife officials say two men are facing charges after shooting protected swans.

YMCA gone in seconds, but memories will live on

The Riverfront YMCA went down in seconds Sunday morning.

Thousands walk to support Iowans with ALS

Between 1,500 and 2,000 people joined together Saturday to raise money to help the 200 Iowans who suffer from ALS.

KCCI wins 4 2015 Upper Midwest Regional Emmys

KCCI 8 News was nominated in several categories at the 2015 Upper Midwest Regional Emmys.

Police: Man dies after crashing into utility pole

A 74-year-old Des Moines man was killed in a crash Saturday in the 1600 block of Hickman Road, just east of Broadlawns Medical Center, police said.

Thousands to support breast cancer survivors at Susan G. Komen race

Thousands of people are gathering Saturday to support breast cancer survivors during the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. 

Puppy rescued from house fire

Firefighters rescued a four-legged family member from an overnight house fire.

Gun control debate continues: Iowans weigh in

The gun control debate continues: Iowa lawmakers have long been at a stalemate. 

Dog breeder accused of mistreating animals

The Animal Rescue League and Iowa Friends of Companion Animals are worried about the welfare of animals at a Dows dog breeder.

DNR tracks fish kill to dumped egg farm disinfectant

State environmental officials say an egg farm in northwest Iowa dumped egg washing liquid onto a cornfield and it flowed into a creek killing 160,000 fish over 18 miles.

New information released in case of man found dead in camper

Officials are asking for the public's help with this case.

Additional crews called in to handle gas leak smell reports

One of the incidents reported included a downtown hotel being evacuated.

Drive thru flu shot clinic being held this Saturday

You can also stop by the clinic Monday-Friday.

Feds: Iowan embezzled $1.3 million from work over 6 years

She was also sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.

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