Local News from KCCI

Local News from KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News 8.

Expect even more scattered storms this afternoon

Here's an update on the timing for storms Tuesday.

Police release name of woman hit crossing the street

Police said the driver of the pickup truck is the one who called 911.

Experts talk bird flu economic impact, job losses, vaccine

Losses could be anywhere from $500 million to a $1 billion.

Branstad makes prediction if Trump will win Iowa

Branstad also had a few things to say about Donald Trump's recent controversy. 

Iowan who fascinated world with eagle cam has died

Bob Anderson brought worldwide attention to eagles nesting in Iowa.

Caught on video: 2 Midwest earthquakes in half hour

A magnitude 4.0 and 4.5 were reported. 

The dates for Iowa's back to school tax-free holiday

Yes, it's already time for back to school sales and deals.

Former Hawkeye coach files civil rights complaint

A university spokeswoman says the school will cooperate with the investigation.

Another metro grocery store could soon be for sale

Rival grocery chains have been combining and merging especially the last couple of years.

Tuition hike just proposed for spring semester

The board will discuss the increase next week.

Wandering kids tell police their babysitter fell asleep

Charges have now been filed in the case.

ATM workers leave $150K on lawn, here's what camera shows next

The bag with $150,000 was left behind by the two ATM workers.

New Windows 10 free downloads starting Wednesday

It may take a while for the download to become available for you.

2 charged in illegal fireworks operation

Authorities have arrested two people for an illegal fireworks manufacturing operation at their home.

Official: County minimum wage hike would be unlawful

Iowa's labor commissioner says a plan to raise the minimum wage in an Iowa county would be unlawful.

Father, son die after being overcome by manure pit fumes

Authorities say a 58-year-old Iowa man tried to rescue his son who was overcome by fumes in a hog manure pit, but both men later died.

DMPD wants body cameras on every officer, other improvements

The Des Moines Police Department wants new cameras in their squad cars and a body camera for every uniformed officer.

State baseball championships come to a soggy halt

A major rain delay at Principal Park brought the Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament to a grinding, soggy halt Monday.

Rain or shine, major music festival is still on track

The wet weather could be a big blow to the upcoming two-day Hinterland Music Festival this weekend, however organizers say the shows will go on.

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Mariah Carey to receive star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame


The superstar will cement her place in pop history by unveiling her own star next week.

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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s divorce under scrutiny


Oklahoma attorneys are questioning whether a judge has violated state law by sealing the court documents related to the divorce of the country superstars.

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Ed Sheeran lands role in Medieval drama


The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has revealed he is set to join the cast of a new series about a 14th-century warrior who gives up fighting to become an executioner.

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Sam Smith calls vocal chord surgery a ‘blessing’


The "Stay With Me" hitmaker says the medical drama was a blessing in disguise as it gave him perspective on his fast rise to fame.

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‘Empire’ co-stars reportedly engaged


Trai Byers and Grace Gealey are reportedly engaged to be married just months after reports of their off-screen romance surfaced.