The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.
The Des Moines City Council could raise its franchise fee on utility bills so it can pay back bonds issued to cover refunds on an illegally collected fee.
Public works officials and Iowa State Patrol troopers are urging drivers to slow down after the season's first snowfall caused dozens of accidents around the state.
Merle Hay Mall in Des Moines offered a unique opportunity for families who have children with special needs to see Santa Claus.
Crashes were reported across Iowa.
Officials say the incident involved an 80-year-old registered sex offender.
The cat was spotted in an area near home with children, officials say.
Hunters braved single-digit temperatures Saturday for the opening day of shotgun deer hunting season.
Central Iowans gathered to honor Americans who died when the United States was attacked at Pearl Harbor, as well as veterans who survived the attack Saturday morning.
Officials are tracking a moose on the loose in Iowa, thanks to the help of curious callers spotting the creature.
Des Moines police said one of the bullets from Wednesday's shooting rampage on the south side may have struck a house more than a mile away.
The 6-year-old was outside for about an hour in freezing temperatures, she says.
Iowa enters the cold weather season with about a fifth of the state still in severe drought.
A Des Moines lawyer who fell for a scam promising millions of dollars for an upfront cash payment has had his law license suspended temporarily.
Steven Vogel's home was filled with animals.
The new courses were made possible by funding from a local donor.
A 17-year-old boy is accused of killing his 5-year-old foster brother.
Robert Wright Jr. eventually raised about $200,000 -- all of which was sent to Nigeria and lost.
You may even have some in your kitchen right now.
Two people were arrested and charged in the case.
A woman saw the dog running away but couldn't chase him down.