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The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

Garth Brooks ticket drama comes with simple explanation

Dozens of fans were nearly turned away this weekend. 

Man charged with vehicular homicide following I-80 crash

An Ankeny man has been arrested after a deadly accident that killed one woman.

Iowa missionary found dead in Jamaica, church says

An Iowan missionary has been found dead in Jamaica. 

Two men charged with attempted murder in rural Marion County

Two men have been arrested and charged by the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

Iowa activist wants 'suicidal deer' sign removed

Mitchell County officials seem unlikely to change the sign.

Sheriff's office expands medication drop-off locations

The Marion County Sheriff announced Sunday the placement of a permanent medication drop box.

Western Iowan man killed in head-on collision

Iowa State Patrol reports two others injured

Iowa drunken driving deaths up but license revocations fall

The number of drunken driving deaths on Iowa roads has been increasing. 

Officials say traffic is expected to run smoother at concert

Country superstar Garth Brooks is ready to rock Wells Fargo Arena for the second night in a row.

Officials raise concerns about threats to Iowa trees

City officials are concerned about the city's trees following a wave of plant diseases and unusually wet weather. 

Competition heats up among Des Moines specialty grocers

Three new specialty food stores have opened in the Des Moines area since last fall. 

Man charged with OWI after crashing into western Iowa house

Online court records did not list an attorney.

Proposed Iowa hog-processing plant draws opposition

A proposed hog-processing plant in northern Iowa is drawing opposition from some residents.

3 dead in apparent murder-suicide in southeast Iowa

Authorities say three people have died in an apparent murder-suicide in southeast Iowa.

Drake Relays runners face stiff competition from Mother Nature

Rain during the Drake Relays is nothing new, but that doesn't make sitting in it any less irritating. 

Iowa Cubs game postponed due to rainy weather

The Iowa Cubs and Colorado Springs Sky Sox game has been postponed due to weather. 

Terminating parental rights: State policies vary widely

For child-welfare agencies across the United States, it's the ultimate sanction. 

Amber Alert issued for 15-year-old girl

UPDATE: 15-year-old girl found. Authorities located Shakiya Kay Baker just before 3 a.m. Saturday.

Garth Brooks makes himself right at home in Des Moines

The biggest selling artist in the U.S. took the stage at Wells Fargo Arena Friday night.

Iowa DAS apologizes to breastfeeding women at Statehouse

The group was invited inside due to the cold temperatures outside.

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