Local News from KCCI

Local News From KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

Woman charged in deadly hit-and-run released from jail

A Des Moines woman charged in a deadly hit-and-run has been released from jail.

Anti-bullying walk held in wake of student death

The people walking were hoping to spread a message of hope and peace.

Remains of Iowan killed in WWII to come home Monday

DNA testing confirmed the remains are Staff Sgt. Maurice Fevold.

Plant reopening could bring more than 600 jobs

A long-idle beef processing plant is getting ready to reopen later this month.

Halloween 2014: Beggars' night list

Times for trick-or-treat beggars' nights and other Halloween events.

Couple accepts plea deal in meth case

Prosecutors say a state Department of Human Services worker visited the home in September 2013 and smelled meth.

Convicted felon captured after second escape from work release

An Iowa fugitive has been apprehended in northeast Nebraska.

Iowa man dies in combine accident

Authorities say a 55-year-old man has been fatally injured while operating a combine.

Group hits the pavement to lead by example

One group ran and walked in the Des Moines Marathon to inspire others to get up and moving.

We've got your Beggars' Night safety tips

Here's an outline of a few tips for you and your kids this Halloween.

Police investigate shooting death of 17-year-old

Police responded to a home early Sunday and found a teen unresponsive.

Runners break course records at Des Moines Marathon

The weather was perfect Sunday morning to go for a run and break some marathon records.

New report criticizes Iowa stun gun policies

A new report identifies several deficiencies in stun gun policies.

Juvenile charged in identical trail stabbings

Police said the 15-year-old charged in Saturday's stabbing was involved in an identical incident in August.

6-year-old gunned down while buying bubble gum

Kansas City police are still searching for people involved in a drive-by-shooting that killed a child at a convenience store.

Driver killed after crashing into home

A driver was killed when he crashed his pickup into a house.

Iowa hospitals prepare to handle Ebola cases

Hospitals and doctors' offices in Iowa are preparing for the unlikely possibility of a case of Ebola in the state.

Will you ‘pass go’ on this new lottery game?

Sunday marks the start of a new lottery game in Iowa.

Police: Hit-and-run suspect was 'remorseful'

The suspect involved in the fatal hit-and-run early Saturday turned herself in to police Saturday afternoon.

Man convicted of murder will not get new trial

A Fort Dodge man convicted in August of first-degree murder will not be getting a new trial.

Recent Headlines

in Lifestyle

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks


Microsoft is launching a smartwatch that will track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

in Music, Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Stingtones’


What if Sting recorded your cell phone ringtone - or, even better - your voicemail message?

in Entertainment

‘Fury’ is all the rage at the box office


Brad Pitt's gritty World War II drama conquered all box office foes over the weekend, ringing up $23.5 million in ticket sales.