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Woman says suspicious man followed her in store, second near her car

Be aware of your surroundings, police advise.

PHOTOS: Big construction crane being built in downtown right now

Have you noticed the big construction crane being built in downtown?

U.S. authorities to investigate Iowa missionary's killing

Randy Hentzel was found dead last weekend.

Medical examiner takes witness stand in fatal SUV vs. bicycle crash

Testimony is underway in the Jonathan Leyva Rodriguez trial.

Nearly 20,000 chickens killed in Iowa farm fire

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Names released in fatal head-on crash involving van, Slingshot

Rescue crews have been called to a fatal crash just west of Interstate 35.

Confirmed -- company adding its first store in Iowa

Right now, the company has 79 locations nationwide in 29 states.

2 Iowans win $150,000 and another $50,000 as jackpot grows

The Powerball jackpot is headed back into record territory.

Couple avoids jail over lost Dr. Seuss library book

The couple failed to return two books to the library.

4 fallen officers including Farrell, Puente-Morales to be honored

Here are details on times, location, and more.

14 projects in 8 towns across Iowa getting $32.7M in tax credits

Here's a closer look at the projects getting help...

Valley Junction Farmers Market/Music starts Thursday

More than 100 vendors will be selling produce, baked goods, plants and more.

Man accused of firing handgun near wife, son

Authorities say a 67-year-old Iowa man has been charged with several crimes after he fired several shots near his wife and son.

EXCLUSIVE: Mother of teen accused in killing speaks out

Marvin Holmes, 15, was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the case. Holmes' mother spoke exclusively to KCCI's Ryan Smith.

Flags to be flown at half-staff for fallen police officers

Flags in Des Moines will soon be flown at half-staff to honor Iowa police officers killed in the line of duty.

Iowa pastor sentenced for sex abuse of 5-year-old girl

A southwest Iowa pastor has been given 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl.

No Winner: Powerball jackpot increases to $415 million

The Powerball jackpot has grown even larger.

Homegrown Terrorism: Des Moines student admits to ties with ISIS

Experts say violent extremists are targeting youth right here in the Heartland.

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