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Local News from KCCI

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Metro man gets 240 month federal child porn prison sentence

The man was caught using an Internet connection at a public library.

New Starbucks price increase starts Tuesday

The company explains why prices are going up.

Branstad: Inmate used 67 feet of bedsheets in prison break

An inmate escaped from the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison early Sunday.

Throwing away yard waste could get a whole lot easier

How we handle yard waste might be changing...

Police: Boy beaten, handcuffed for eating birthday cake dies

The boy had had a birthday three days earlier.

Recognize this man? Police just released this video

Two businesses were hit on June 28-29.

Police use GPS to track bank robbery cash, make arrest

The arrest was made about a half hour after the robbery was reported.

Confederate flags fly in two Iowa Fourth of July parades

The parades were in Pella and Pleasantville.

Iowa GOP, Dems announce Iowa Brown & Black Forums

The announcement was made Monday.

Facebook, Microsoft making more Metro Des Moines expansions

Here's an update on two big projects.

NEW hour-by-hour storm predictor forecast

Detailed look at timing for more storms in Iowa on  Monday.

Documents: Woman took cash from teller drawers, bank vault

The thefts were reported over a four-year period.

Woman stole $68,000 in Social Security benefits, authorities say

The fraud happened over an 11 year period.

Branstad talks about school funding veto decision

Branstad said Monday that he has long been clear about his concerns.

Popular Iowa band's trailer ransacked, gear stolen

The band is asking for your help after the theft.

Bigger bets being placed at Iowa dog track this year

The number of races dropped from 59 last year to 26 this year.

70 Iowa destinations offering 'Back to Summer' deals

Gov. Terry Branstad announced the "Back To Summer" travel deals Monday.

2 more inmates listed as escaped from work release

Here's an update on the latest releases...

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