The latest local news headlines from KCCI News 8.
Discovered among other household items being sold in a garage sale was a baseball bat believed to be something very special.
Authorities say a suspicious package that required explosives teams to investigate was actually a cooler with food.
The ex-girlfriend of Iowa kidnapping suspect Michael Klunder says in court documents that she worried he would harm her family after his release from prison in 2011, citing prior threats and abuse.
Police searching for a Shepard are looking in a new area where investigators believe the man suspected of kidnapping her may have driven.
At a very special graduation ceremony Friday morning, a veteran received his 72-years overdue diploma.
An Iowa man's application for a permit to sell guns from his home has been rejected.
Sen. Tom Harkin will donate his papers to Drake University after plans to give them to a namesake institute at Iowa State University fell apart earlier this year.
Law enforcement officials will be out in full force across Polk County.
Mountain lion sightings in Iowa are rare. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said 95 percent turn out to be false. But some residents in Warren County think they are in the five percent.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey says growers are hopeful for a bountiful crop of spring produce that could begin showing up at farmers markets soon.
An Iowa man has been charged with vehicular homicide, eight months after a crash that killed a 23-year-old man.
Investigators released new evidence they found near the hog confinement where authorities say suspected abductor Michael Klunder took 15-year-old Kathlynn Shepard and another 12-year-old girl.
Federal agents have arrested the manager of a Pleasant Hill restaurant on charges of distribution of child pornography.
All the driver could see around his crashed car was trees.
Police said two people were arrested on charges of burglarizing a police officer’s home and stealing his gun.
She suffered a fractured neck and collapsed lung.
The news conference is planned Friday.
Police said they're looking for two men who left the scene in a green van.
Two children died and two were hurt.
Several people stopped to help the man.