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Police investigate east side homicide

Authorities are investigating a shooting homicide on Des Moines' east side.

School board member charged with child endangerment

The woman is also facing animal neglect charges.

Parents who lost three boys speak out, overwhelmed by support

For the first time, the New Sharon family, who lost three boys in a car crash in August, is speaking out. 

School employee on administrative leave, new allegations

A West Des Moines school employee is off the job after new allegations surface of threats and an alleged sex-for-food trade. 

Attorney general responds to lawmaker questions on abortion

An attorney says since Iowa has no laws governing the transfer of fetal tissue his office has no authority to investigate abortion providers about the practice of donating tissue for research.

High school students invite presidential candidates to homecoming

It started a simple idea: What if presidential candidates went to a high school homecoming dance?

3 things to know for Saturday’s record-breaking game at ISU

A record-breaking crowd is expected in Ames on Saturday for the Iowa State University-University of Northern Iowa football game.

List of streets closing for Des Moines Triathlon Saturday-Sunday

Here is what you need to know about getting around the event.

Here's how woman found $10,000 medallion hidden in metro

The winner says she Googled "hills" and "Clive" to help find the prize.

New U of Iowa president admits work ahead to erase doubts

Some say the businessman was the least qualified finalist.

New information released in stolen wheelchair case

The wheelchair fell off a truck and someone stole it.

Results for Iowa, 15 other state crackdown on I-80 and I-35

The nationwide effort focused on both I-80 and I-35 across the USA.

Chase oddly ends in parking lot outside police station

As the car headed south into the city, police and Iowa State Patrol troopers joined in the pursuit.

KCCI-TV receives 15 Midwest Emmy nominations

The nominations were just announced on Friday morning.

Police: Man lit gasoline on stove, hit wife in head several times

The man is facing multiple charges in the case.

The last day for Adventureland's Log Ride just ahead

A new roller coaster is planned where the favorite ride is now.

19-year-old charged in church secretary's sexual assault, beating death

After the attack early Tuesday, she was taken to a hospital, where she died.

3 brothers killed in crash to be honored at football game tonight

Look for coverage of the event later tonight on KCCI.

School wants lawsuit filed by former student dismissed

Court documents say an assistant principal had sexual contact with the 17-year-old student.

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