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Local News from KCCI

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Suspect identified in stomach, hand stabbing

A 60-year-old man was stabbed Sunday afternoon, and one man was taken into custody.

Body found in the Des Moines River

The body of a white, adult male was found Sunday afternoon in the Des Moines River.

Road closure may affect your morning commute

Part of a Des Moines road will be closed until August due to construction.

Meals from the Heartland registration open

Online registration is now open for the Meals from the Heartland Annual Hunger Fight.

Accepting food stamps might cost retailers

The Iowa Department of Human Services is warning that some Iowa businesses will have to pay for equipment and supplies, or pay transaction fees, to accept food stamp payments.

National heroin epidemic hits Iowa

One Iowa county has reported a 233 percent increase in the number of deaths caused by heroin.

Iowa town to lose 450 jobs

One small northwest Iowa is preparing to deal with the loss of 450 jobs this fall, and business owners are worrying about what it will mean.

High school football teams getting started early

Simpson College hosts the second of its three two-day overnight padded football camps for high school teams.

Iowa's youngest inmate has died

A freed inmate, who was convicted as a teenager of killing her great aunt, died Sunday morning after battling breast cancer.

Man stabbed after argument over beer

The victim was taken to the hospital and treated with a minor injury.

Trial set for woman charged with teen sex abuse

A northeast Iowa woman will stand trial on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy.

Decision reached in vendor suspension in Downtown Farmers’ Market

By next weekend, marketgoers may be able to get a burrito at Farm Boys Hearty Food.

Police searching for suspect in drive-by shooting

Police ask the public to come forward with any information regarding a shooting that left one teen injured.

Police searching for overnight shooting suspect

Des Moines police are searching for a suspect in an overnight shooting.

Family competes in final festival sauce contest

The Italian Heritage Festival sauce contest is a family tradition for the Lemmos of Des Moines.

Leaders clash over undocumented immigrant children

The debate on how to curb illegal immigration has made its way to Iowa.

Number of heroin overdose deaths rising in Iowa

Parents are speaking out about this growing problem even in the suburbs.

Police: 1-year-old fell out second story window

The crew was just dispatched to the scene.

Local theater's play 'Children of Eden' will blow you away

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Jury announces verdict for husband accused of killing wife

The verdict was just announced Friday afternoon.

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