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Victim: Shots fired into home sounded like ‘machine gun’

A Des Moines woman woke up to shots being fired into her home Sunday morning.

Trumpeter swan injured in shooting heading to rehab center

Wildlife officials say a trumpeter swan shot and wounded earlier this month at Princeton Wildlife Area is headed to a wildlife rehabilitation facility.      

'Major' new developments announced in lottery investigation

Eddie Tipton is now facing more charges.

Food trucks put in park, Des Moines comes hungry

Des Moines food trucks attracted a crowd of thousands, meaning profits for businesses and challenges for organizers. 

UPDATE: New developments announced in lottery investigation

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Iowa Lottery held a news conference Friday afternoon with new information about an ongoing lottery investigation.

Iowa company settles allegations over consumer fraud

An Iowa company that provides businesses with information for marketing purposes has agreed to pay $2,500 to settle allegations it helped facilitate consumer fraud through the mail.

Companies sign contracts for Iowa's private Medicaid program

The decision has been criticized by some health care advocates and lawmakers, who say the plan to implement the new system is moving too quickly.

Iowa restaurant named winner of Best Pork Tenderloin contest

The announcement was just made Friday morning.

Iowa college establishes endowment fund for AP intern

A small private liberal arts college in Iowa has established an endowment fund in memory of a news intern for The Associated Press who died at age 22 in Mexico City in 2012.

Bus company taking different routes to avoid mishaps

KCCI has learned Waukee is not the only school to have problems with Durham School Services, a private bus company where one of its drivers quit in the middle of her route and another got lost. 

Police: Babysitter ran over toddler's foot with lawnmower

The incident was reported at an in-home day care.

Commuter Alert: Avoid Grand Avenue downtown this Friday

The Legion of Food Truck Festival started Friday morning.

Report: Cash spent by travelers in Iowa hits all-time high

The spending is outpacing the national average.

Metro school has its first home football game ever tonight

It's a big night for the school, parents and the community.

Exclusive Brewed Food dinners planned for 'foodie beer geeks'

Here are the dates of the dinners and more info.

Ex-teacher pleads not guilty in sex with student case

The alleged abuse was reported when the woman was a teacher at the school.

ATM stolen at Des Moines Casey's store found 140 miles away

Police confirm the ATM is from Des Moines.

Names of woman killed, husband hurt in house fire released

Names of the couple were just released.

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