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Local News From KCCI

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7 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay game

It struck shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday.

Fire destroyed historic Iowa church

Four different fire departments responded to a fire at the church Sunday.

Man charged with 3 counts of sexual abuse

Police say the case involves a 15-year-old girl.

Store clerk wrestled gun out of robber’s hands

Police are still looking for two suspects in the robbery.

USPS expects to deliver 470 million packages this holiday

The United States Postal Service has brought back seven-day package delivery for the holidays.

Officials OK perks for Iowa vegetable oil plant

The vegetable oil refinery will be designed for 30 rail tank cars per day.

Authorities place 4 disabled men in protective care

Four former employees of a Texas company that was ordered to pay millions for mistreating mentally disabled workers in Iowa have been placed in protective care in South Carolina.

Questions linger on how state will care for delinquent girls

The future of the former Iowa Juvenile Home facility in Toledo remains murky.

Police: Man accidentally shot himself with shotgun

Five people were in the apartment at the time of the incident.

Man faces 12 years in prison for sex abuse

A man charged for sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl will be sentenced Monday.

Victim's name released in shooting near school

Officers responded to a report of shots fired around 10 p.m. Friday.

Des Moines police chief candidates narrowed to 8

The list of candidates to be the next Des Moines police chief has been narrowed to eight.

Big 4 Classic draws in more than sports for Des Moines

The sold-out crowd means more than just basketball for the city of Des Moines.

Police department to hold Citizen's Police Academy

The program aims to give residents a better understanding of how police work.

Iowa woman delivers her baby en route to hospital

One Iowa mom delivered her baby in a car speeding down the interstate.

2 dogs killed in house fire

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

22 babies born in 24 hours in the metro

Dozens of families in central Iowa are getting some pretty nice presents this holiday.

Prosecutors: Man used investor funds to freeze wife

Prosecutors say a financial fraudster used backers' money to have his wife's body cryogenically frozen before fleeing New York for South America.

Police arrest 2 in robbery, searching for suspect who fled

One suspect fled from police during a vehicle stop.

Early-morning chase ends in rollover crash

The 18-year-old driver was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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