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The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

GOP contenders focus on faith, traditional marriage, abortion opposition

Several Republican presidential hopefuls are in the metro for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition Spring Kick-off event.

Police: Man lured into parking lot, stabbed

Des Moines police say a man was lured into a parking lot Friday night and was stabbed.

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Several GOP presidential hopefuls are in the metro Saturday.

Dowling students start club dedicated to diversity

Dowling Catholic High School has acted in response to a request by students who may be gay, lesbian, bisexual transgender or who have questions about same-sex attraction.

Vandalism delays 3 campgrounds openings

The campgrounds will not open until May 8.

2-year-old, adult killed in single-vehicle crash

Two people, including a 2-year-old boy, have been killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash.

Experts say Drake Relays bring spike in human trafficking

The Drake Relays mean big business for Drake University and the city of Des Moines.

Man shouting 'English only' interrupts kindergarten concert

Video of the event shows a shocked and upset crowd.

First-of-its-kind Casey Kasem bill becomes law in Iowa

The Iowa Senate voted 50-0 for the bill and the House 97-0.

Worrying about bird flu's impact on Iowa's economy

More than 3.8 million chickens are being destroyed at one farm and another 34,000 turkeys at another.

Crews start work to demolish downtown Riverfront Y building

The property is considered a key downtown development spot.

Huge magma chamber found under Yellowstone supervolcano

The chamber is so big it would fill the Grand Canyon 11 times.

Police call car pedestrian crash at school 'tragic accident'

The girl remains in the hospital days later.

Robbers return to grocery minutes later to destroy this ...

The owner say they took cash again during the second visit.

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Bullet busts into refrigerator inside metro house

The case remains under investigation.

KCCI 8 News story wins multiple awards

The awards reflect the ongoing commitment of the KCCI 8 News team to tell the stories of the people of Iowa.

Police: Daughter stabs man attacking her mother

A steak knife was used, police say.

Drake adding live mascot for events

The Drake Bulldogs will soon be represented by a real bulldog.

Grand opening this weekend for new bike trail connection

Are you ready to ride this spring and summer?

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