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Local News From KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

Report: 1 killed, 1 injured in crash

Rescue crews were called to a crash east of Grand Junction Tuesday afternoon, where at least one person has died.

IHSAA changes outcome in East High forfeit game

East High School forfeited its football game Friday night after threats of gun violence spread across social media.

University placed on brief lockdown after gun report

The university said the situation was resolved without incident, but did not elaborate.

State Trooper has driving advice for parents in labor

The Iowa State Patrol has advice for drivers after a man refused to pull over for police while driving his wife to the hospital.

Bauder's pharmacist to accept plea deal

Authorities raided Graziano's store, Bauder Pharmacy, in 2012.

School employee charged with sexual exploitation

Des Moines police began an investigation Friday into allegations made against a Des Moines Public Schools employee.

Teen convicted in Wasike attack to be sentenced next week

A teenager involved in the carjacking and beating of Mike Wasike was be sentenced Tuesday.

Woman charged in deadly May crash

A 21-year-old woman has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide in connection with a May 4 early morning traffic crash that left two dead.

Gabby Giffords tour for tougher gun laws to stop in Iowa

Gabby Giffords will be in Iowa Tuesday as part of a nine-state tour to promote tougher gun laws that she says will help protect women and families.

NY Times article documents urban shift in Iowa

A lengthy feature in the New York Times examines the population shift from rural to urban areas, and the shift in geographical political leanings in Iowa.

Know where it goes to keep recyclables out of the landfill

Every year about 449 tons of plastic bags fill the Metro Park East Landfill in Mitchellville. The problem is none of those bags belong there.

Police: Woman claims her kids are in danger in pharmacy theft

Authorities say a woman lied to a Des Moines pharmacy worker about a man threatening to hurt the woman's children if she didn't get him some drugs.

Firefighters revive kittens after fire

West Des Moines firefighters and medics successfully revived four cats Monday after rescuing the pets from a house fire.

Woman charged in deadly hit-and-run: ‘I am truly sorry’

The woman charged in a deadly hit-and-run over the weekend is speaking out, saying she’s sorry she left the scene.

Man faces charges after racing wife to the hospital

A man who refused to pull over for police while driving his wife to the hospital is now facing charges for speeding and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.

Iowa toy collector features world-class toys

A man in Woodward is quite the collector.

Residents at ease after juvenile suspect arrested

With a stabbing suspect in custody, Fort Dodge residents say they're feeling safer.

Iowa teen's death still unsolved 2 years later

Police say some knowledge about the crime have been "relatively uncooperative."

3 Iowa companies receive USDA research grants

Three Iowa companies have received U.S. Department of Agriculture grants for research projects officials hope will lead to new technologies that advance agriculture.

Teen charged with attempted murder in trail stabbing

Police said the 15-year-old charged in Saturday's stabbing was involved in an identical incident in August.

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