The latest local news headlines from KCCI News 8.
Why one couple is offering seven kids a new home, which is pushing the family's household to 17 members.
The city contends it is taking the firefighter staff shortage very seriously.
A new restaurant opening in Ankeny is offering its customers a chance to get free sandwiches for a year.
Cedar Rapids police have canceled an Operation Quickfind for a missing 14-year-old girl.
Court documents show police believe a driver may have been drunk when his pickup truck crashed into a utility vehicle carrying four teens
A majority of Iowa schools apply to the state for a waiver that allows them to start before Labor Day, some as early as mid-August.
A multiday music festival ruffled some feathers in a small southern Iowa town.
The child was considered missing when she did not arrive to her afternoon daycare.
An entire section of wall and the roof just suddenly collapsed.
Here's how she reacted ...
State law requires schools to start after Labor Day, but only a couple started today.
The site plan shows this is the first of four anticipated phases for the center.
A public hearing is planned to start at 5:30 p.m.
What do you think of the new study?
The assaults were reported Sunday and Monday.
The mother is now in the Polk County Jail.
A trial date was set Tuesday morning.
Five firefighters were hurt fighting the fire last weekend.
The road closed at 9 a.m.
Police just released the name of the driver involved.