Local News from KCCI

Local News from KCCI

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Outdoor piano suffers damage in downtown Des Moines

The new outdoor pianos in downtown Des Moines almost made it through their first summer without vandalism until last weekend.

Lawmakers review water safety procedures following Ellingson death

Four weeks after a jury ruled Brandon Ellingson's death an accident, Missouri lawmakers are reviewing water patrol procedures and the state's decision to merge the highway and water patrols.

Commuters snake around 3-vehicle crash on I-235

The vehicles blocked the center two lanes.

Fatal school fight captured on school surveillance cameras

A 17-year-old student died two days after the fight.

What questions should KCCI ask Staci Appel, David Young?

The debate will be carried live Monday on KCCI-TV and KCCI.com.

Have you tried them yet? Pumpkin Spice Oreos!!

They are already in Iowa stores.

Handcuffed Iowan's death could lead to state patrol change

Brandon Ellingson died when during an arrest in Missouri.

Holiday postal jobs to pay $10.50, $14.03, $15.26

The jobs run from mid November into early January.

County tries again to get badly needed buildings approved

Public meetings on the ballot propositions are planned.

After 2 days, woman crawls up slope to road

She is now in the hospital.

Investigation finds $241K in cash withdrawn on 135 occasions

A report on the special investigation was released Wednesday.

Another child dies from respiratory virus, spread continues

The virus is behind a spike in harsh respiratory illnesses in children.

Poker players sue Iowa State Patrol over traffic stop

The men had more than $100,000 in the car when they were stopped.

Drivers, the 3 worst months for crashes just ahead ...

You face an increase risk of these crashes now through December.

Tire tracks key in case involving 8 burglary victims so far

The case remains under investigation.

Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges in plea deal

Police say the case involved a 13-year-old girl.

Driver charged in crash that closed I-35 for 9 hours

A semi hit a construction barrier and then was hit by another semi.

If you bought this you were hoodwinked, officials say

The FTC says there's no scientific evidence to back up those claims.

New video might hold clues in grocery parking lot shooting

The trial has been delayed after prosecutors learned of the video.

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