Local News from KCCI

Local News From KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

Family was home when 2nd story building collapsed

An entire section of wall and the roof just suddenly collapsed.

Just couple schools started classes after Sept. 1, here's why

State law requires schools to start after Labor Day, but only a couple started today.

Get sneak peek at Microsoft's new Iowa data center

The site plan shows this is the first of four anticipated phases for the center.

Another big step to a faster commute for thousands

A public hearing is planned to start at 5:30 p.m.

2 new sexual assaults reported at University of Iowa

The assaults were reported Sunday and Monday.

Police find mom in backyard with gun, 3-year-old

The mother is now in the Polk County Jail.

Even more charges filed against mom in fake cancer case

A trial date was set Tuesday morning.

New information on fire inside Equitable Building

Five firefighters were hurt fighting the fire last weekend.

Police: Driver hit pole so hard it snapped off

Police just released the name of the driver involved.

Netflix unveils new changes starting Tuesday

You and your friend may be talking about this change.

Mobile speed camera locations this week

The mobile traffic enforcement cameras are moved around the city and county daily.  

Report: Midwest economic index inched up in August

A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states rose slightly in August, suggesting growth is ahead.

Trial to begin in slaying of police officer

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday for a 33-year-old man charged with killing a police officer.

Kraft recalls more than 7,500 products

See which Kraft product is recalled and what you should do with the product.

Plane makes emergency landing, flips over

A small aircraft flipped over onto its top during an emergency landing in an Iowa soybean field Monday evening.

Dog owner pushes to change city ordinance on vicious breeds

There's a new push to remove specific breeds from Des Moines’ list of vicious dogs.

1 dead, 2 injured in Labor Day crash

A man died Monday morning in a crash on Highway 30.

Recent Headlines

in National

Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

in Lifestyle

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

in Lifestyle

Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

in Sports

Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

in Sports

Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.