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Local News From KCCI

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Man in custody after officers surround home all night long

Officers waited for search warrants to enter the home. 

Mayor wants painting removed from art gallery's front window

The police chief acknowledges there is no city ordinance requiring the art be moved.

Fundraiser lets residents to fire Taser at city official

Police are working to raise money for a new squad car.

Kum & Go headquarters to include green roof, public rooftop

The first look into the $92 million building was unveiled Tuesday.

New law generating a lot of buzz in craft beer scene

Local brewers say the new law will give smaller, lesser-known breweries a new avenue for exposure.

Audit finds principal used thousands of district money for personal use

The audit found over $11,000 of improper and unsupported disbursements.

Officials: Man placed on escape status

Iowa officials are looking for a man accused of leaving his work release facility.

Iowa fugitive who fled in 1999 arrested in Mexico

A tip on the potential whereabouts of a longtime Iowa fugitive led to his arrest.

Simon Estes amphitheater, popular trails now open

The Simon Estes amphitheater is open again in addition to a number of popular trails.

Disaster proclamation issued for 18 counties

Gov. Terry Branstad issued the proclamation Tuesday.

New information released in Ames home robbery

Ames police are investigating an armed robbery at a home Tuesday just a day after another armed robbery was reported at an apartment.

Community comes together for baseball player in ICU

A Johnston baseball player collapsed and was taken from the field to a hospital Monday night.

Boil advisory just issued for Garden Grove

Repairs are underway this afternoon.

Wise named new Iowa education director

The announcement was made on Tuesday.

1,400 boats checked, 10 arrests and 161 warnings issued

Last year, nearly three out of four of Iowa’s boating fatalities involved alcohol.

Law enforcement urges Branstad to sign new radio funding bill

Lawmakers approved the legislation and it's now on Gov. Branstad's desk.

Ex-Workforce Development worker charged in fraud case

The worker was charged in the case on Tuesday.

New limits for car searches by police during traffic stops

The ruling divided the Iowa Supreme Court 4-3.

Branstad: Judy Bradshaw to lead Law Enforcement Academy

Her appointment is subject to Senate confirmation next spring.

State Fair announces new butter sculptures for 2015 Fair

Here's what will be next to the world-famous Butter Cow.

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