Local News from KCCI

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The latest local news headlines from KCCI News 8.

Bullet grazes child's head, nearly hits eye

No charges have been filed in the case.

Police: Man steals auto-unlocking vehicle

If you see the suspect or vehicle, you are asked to call police.

Man’s small business focuses on ability, not disability

What started as a craft has turned into a business for 55-year-old James Hall.

Police arrest man wanted for June shooting

Des Moines police have arrested a man who was wanted in connection with a shooting that injured two men in June.

Police still looking for killer in 1969 slaying

Police in Burlington have not given up on solving who raped and killed 48-year-old Dorothy Miller, even though the crime happened nearly half a century ago.

Man killed in lawnmower accident

Authorities say an 84-year-old man has died in a lawnmower accident

Police: Iowa man arrested for sexual assault of Wisconsin teen

Wisconsin police say a 20-year-old man from Iowa has been arrested for sexual assaulting a minor.

Police warn of phone scam targeting ISU students

Iowa State students have received calls demanding money.

Police ID worker killed in wood chipper accident

Police have identified the man killed in a wood chipper accident earlier this week.

Boil order issued for portions of Lineville

A water main break Saturday morning prompted the boil advisory.

Police asking for public’s help after man shot multiple times

Police are investigating an early morning shooting that sent one man to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.

Racer did not have pulse immediately after speedway crash

The INEX Legends racer was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Vehicle recall: Door slam can inflate air bags

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 322,000 vehicles worldwide because side air bags can inflate if doors are slammed too hard.

Women in wheelchairs inspiring those with disabilities

A group of women from around the U.S. have overcome a variety of obstacles. 

Man involved in high speed chase arrested, faces charges

Altoona police arrested Hank Lee Benson, 27, Friday morning after leading officers on nearly a 12-mile chase entering Interstate 80 eastbound. 

Federal judge dismisses Des Moines speed camera lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by seven Iowa residents who claimed the city of Des Moines violated their constitutional rights by operating an automated speed detection camera on Interstate 235.

Officials monitor manure spill in southwest Iowa

Officials estimate about 15,000 gallons of manure was spilled near a hog operation in southwest Iowa.

ISU student scammed twice within one week

An Iowa State University student looking to rent property in Ames is scammed twice in one week.

Teen involved in missing boy case wanted in car burglaries

A Nebraska deputy spotted the two near railroad tracks Thursday night.

Internal shakeup being proposed at Iowa Board of Regents

Board members vote on the proposal next week. 

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