Local News from KCCI

Local News from KCCI

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Highway stand-off ends; double-murder suspect in custody

Several miles of Highway 141 were blocked off Tuesday night in Dallas County after authorities found a vehicle matching the description of a double-homicide suspect’s car.

Family remembers mother of 4 as person of interest sought

Two people were found dead in a Des Moines home with two small children inside.

DEA agents remove items from dentist's home Tuesday morning

Neighbors said agents were at house for hours this morning.

WHO Radio's Jan Mickelson suffers a stroke

Jan posted on Facebook that the stroke happened two weeks ago.

Local dealerships report truck, SUV sales records ahead

November used to be a slow month for U.S. car sales, but no more.

New ISU football coach adds four coaches to his staff

The appointments were just announced Tuesday.

Drive-by shooting being investigated in Des Moines

The shooting was reported early afternoon.

Police find man shot in Sneakers parking lot

The man was taken to a Des Moines hospital.

ISU seeks $8.2M, Iowa $5M to add faculty, increase salaries

Iowa's three public universities request state funds annually. 

Owners of popular restaurant plan new one in Ankeny

The restaurant and bar will be part of a larger reception hall development.

DOT using corn to stop the snow this winter

The new natural fences are located throughout Iowa.

New I-80 ramp just opened in Waukee, West Des Moines

It will have a major impact on traffic in Waukee, West Des Moines, Clive and Urbandale.

Iowa liquor sales hit $277.6 million in fiscal year 2015

The ABD regulates alcohol sales in Iowa made through 1,300 retail outlets.

Sen. Joni Ernst retires from Iowa National Guard

Ernst announced Tuesday that she had retired.

O'Malley: I want to be your second choice -- for now

Most of the Democrats in the room are already supporting front-runner Hillary Clinton.

Caught on video: Traffic stop turns into surprise engagement

A surprise engagement involving police unfolded in Johnston on Thanksgiving.

Lunchbox loaded with keys to city property stolen

The lunchbox disappeared while a worker was inside a KFC restaurant.

City considers buying historic downtown building for $1

Plans would call for restoring the building.

City clerk pleads not guilty to fraud, burning City Hall

Dorothy Dillinger was indicted in federal court in Des Moines last month on five counts of mail fraud and one count of malicious use of fire.

City will follow county's minimum wage ordinance

The Board of Supervisors approved a proposal that raises the county's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017 in three increments of 95 cents. 

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