Local News from KCCI

Local News from KCCI

The latest local news headlines from KCCI News 8.

Sen. Chuck Grassley responds to Sen. Ben Sasse's comments on Trump, Hillary

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley countered that it's time to focus on the situation in Washington, D.C. 

Medical examiner takes witness stand in fatal SUV vs. bicycle crash

Testimony is underway in the Jonathan Leyva Rodriguez trial.

Sen. Joni Ernst responds to rumors of vice presidential nod

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst addresses the rumors surrounding her and the 2016 presidential race. 

Judge announces verdict in federal trial of Ron Paul aides

Judge announces verdict in federal trial of Ron Paul aides

Sheriff releases name of man beaten in baseball bat attack

Three men have been charged in the attack.

KCCI asks Iowans, will you support Trump in General Election?

Trump is now the only candidate left in the race after Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropped out this week.

Iowa woman's prison sentence commuted by president

Her sentence now expires on May 5, 2018.

Man riding bike assaulted by two men, remains in hospital

Brown remains in the hospital on Thursday.

Police: Woman stole $38,000 from law firm where she worked

She stole the money by forging a partner's signature on the checks, authorities say.

Woman says suspicious man followed her in store, second near her car

Be aware of your surroundings, police advise.

PHOTOS: Big construction crane being built in downtown right now

Have you noticed the big construction crane being built in downtown?

U.S. authorities to investigate Iowa missionary's killing

Randy Hentzel was found dead last weekend.

Nearly 20,000 chickens killed in Iowa farm fire

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Names released in fatal head-on crash involving van, Slingshot

Rescue crews have been called to a fatal crash just west of Interstate 35.

Confirmed -- company adding its first store in Iowa

Right now, the company has 79 locations nationwide in 29 states.

2 Iowans win $150,000 and another $50,000 as jackpot grows

The Powerball jackpot is headed back into record territory.

Couple avoids jail over lost Dr. Seuss library book

The couple failed to return two books to the library.

4 fallen officers including Farrell, Puente-Morales to be honored

Here are details on times, location, and more.

14 projects in 8 towns across Iowa getting $32.7M in tax credits

Here's a closer look at the projects getting help...

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