Local News from KCCI

Local News from KCCI

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Developers hope to build luxury units at site of downtown garage

Three companies are vying to transform an outdated parking garage in downtown Des Moines.

New information just released in 3-year-old's death investigation

A 911 call reported that the girl was not breathing.

These special gowns help families heal when babies die

One wedding dress can make about 12 angel gowns.

A mountain of pipe is piling up in an Iowa field near Newton

The pipes are being stacked up in a field near Newton.

City dives into solving lifeguard shortage

There's a shortage of lifeguards in Iowa towns this year.

Family travels from North Carolina to lobby Iowa lawmakers

The bill is expected to be brought before lawmakers on June 1.

You have never seen Des Moines parks like this before...

Check out Gray's Lake Park, the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, the Principal Riverwalk and more.

Yet another Iowa county added to the bird flu list

The new case was announced Wednesday.

Office Depot paying $3.4M in defective office chair case

More than 1.4 million of the chairs were sold by the store.

Iowa team beats out 99 others from 35 states, 11 countries

The Global Finals took place in Tennessee last week.

Rand Paul blames GOP for rise of Islamic State group

What's your opinion on the issue?

Police: Store reports customer stole $6,359 over 2 years

Here's how store security said the woman did it.

Former lawmaker talks plea for arrest in Branstad's office

The governor was in his office that day, but declined to meet with Ed Fallon.

Teen arrested after 4-day SWAT team search is sentenced

The teen was convicted in a fatal shooting.

Truck crashes into fire protection business

The crash was just reported Wednesday morning.

'Saved by the Bell' star faces trial in pocket knife bar stabbing

The stabbing was reported on Christmas Day.

Even more good news about Iowa's unemployment rate

A new report was released Wednesday.

Man charged in case involving 14-year-old, alcohol, porn

Michael Searcy remains in jail Wednesday morning.

'Field of Dreams' complex opponents say they'll appeal

A judge just ruled in favor of the complex.

Man with stab wounds found walking down street

Here's why charges may not be filed in this case.

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