Local News from KCCI

Local News from KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News 8.

Gym owner who attempted burpee world record falls short

His body gave out after burpee number 8,115.

One police department to have open prescription drug drop-off

People in this city looking to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs no longer have to wait for scheduled collection events.

HAPPENING RIGHT NOW: Ingersoll Live event

The annual Ingersoll Live event, a “Don’t Want to Miss It Event,” is happening Saturday night at the Des Moines West Side Chamber booth.

“High-risk” dog law headed to court, city appeals

The city of Des Moines’ high-risk-dog ordinance is going to court.

Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas

Law enforcement officials are turning over every rock this morning in an intense manhunt for the man they say gunned down a sheriff's deputy in suburban Houston.

Once-thought abandoned house to be sorted, revitalized

Neighbors said they are happy to see activity in a house everyone assumed had been long abandoned. 

Rainfall, flooding puts a damper on football season kickoff

Excessive amounts of rainfall Friday put a damper on the kickoff of football season. 

Law enforcement paying extra attention to interstates

Iowa State Patrol, along with law enforcement officers in 16 states, are paying extra attention to Interstates 80 and 35 this weekend. 

Flash flood warning: 4-7 inch totals causing flooding right now

Flash flood warning: 4-7 inch totals causing flooding right now.

Walmart calls breastfeeding photo rejection a mistake

"This is a very emotional time for me," Whitney Walters told KCCI.

Review of Iowa's criminal justice practices being launched

The group will recommend reforms to address racial disproportionality in the justice system.

Help Iowa family who lost man in grain bin accident

The accident was reported about 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

Man wanted in May shooting just arrested in Chicago

Two people were shot on May 27 in Des Moines.

New KCCI show 'Close Up' debuts this Sunday

Watch the show on KCCI-TV on Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

26-year-old charged with sexual assault at Ames apartment

A 911 call was received on Aug. 11.

Police need help to find man missing since August 6

Anyone with information should contact police.

Drivers watch for extra patrols on both I-80 and I-35

The effort runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Kevin Cooney honored in Iowa Hall of Pride and as Iowa Broadcaster of the Year

Cooney honored for his longtime service to the people of Iowa.

Vehicle seized by police in fatal hit-and-run investigation

Daulton Holly's mother Jennifer Morris talked to KCCI on Wednesday. 

Police: 20 crime cases tied to man just arrested

The man is charged in vehicle burglaries, home burglaries and three stolen vehicle cases.

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