The latest local news headlines from KCCI News 8.
Scammers claiming to be with local law enforcement agencies or Mid-American Energy are asking people for immediate payments.
Police in Des Moines are taking a new tack in the battle to stop the sale of synthetic marijuana.
Civil rights groups and some Democrats in the Legislature say Iowa has a wage theft problem and it needs to be fixed.
Police says more Des Moines residents and businesses are being targeted by scams that involve money card payments.
In a letter sent to members of the Republican Party of Iowa's State Central Committee on Friday, Chairman A.J. Spiker announced he was stepping down from his role as chairman of the party effective upon election of a new state chairman.
A local animal pharmaceutical company has shipped out more than 1 million doses of a new vaccine for treating a deadly swine virus.
Federal authorities have charged a 25-year-old man with the killing of his parents last month on the Meskwaki Settlement in central Iowa.
The Des Moines Water Works says it’s looking ahead to a dry Summer and may ask customers to reduce water use.
Officials say no one was injured following a freight train derailment in the northeast Iowa city of Shell Rock.
It's time to spring forward again, as the country makes the switch to daylight-saving time.
If you think this was a brutal winter, there's data to back it up.
The teacher turned himself in to authorities Friday at noon.
The information included names, mailing addresses, Social Security numbers and other data.
Hundreds of water main breaks have been reported across the state this winter.
Kevin Cooney's story for KCCI 8 News at 6 p.m.
Winter heating costs are significantly higher than in previous winters, officials say.
Cracking down on bullying in Iowa schools has been a priority this year.
The child was flown to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
The move is part of the university's plan to combat sexual assaults.
A photographer was fined for using a drone to take video.