Cool down to come next week

COOL DOWN TO COME NEXT WEEK

Kurtis Gertz brings the latest in KCCI weather.

Safety test bus crash shows results of students not wearing seat-belts

SAFETY TEST BUS CRASH SHOWS RESULTS OF STUDENTS NOT WEARING SEAT-BELTS

Approximately 230,000 students are transported twice a day by school buses in Iowa.

 
 
 
People question privacy settings on FaceApp

PEOPLE QUESTION PRIVACY SETTINGS ON FACEAPP

Reports of the app say it was created by Russian developers which raised privacy concerns.

These dogs could star in next 'Baywatch' reboot

THESE DOGS COULD STAR IN NEXT 'BAYWATCH' REBOOT

Somebody call David Hasselhoff!

 
 
 
Paul McCartney adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' in his first stage musical

PAUL MCCARTNEY ADAPTING 'IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE' IN HIS FIRST STAGE MUSICAL

Paul McCartney is working on a stage adaptation of the 1946 film "It's A Wonderful Life," which will be the first musical of his long...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

HOUSE APPROVES $15 MINIMUM WAGE; SENATE PROSPECTS ARE DIM

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade.

 
 
 
Sentencing delayed after 500 documents filed in child confinement case

SENTENCING DELAYED AFTER 500 DOCUMENTS FILED IN CHILD CONFINEMENT CASE

An Osceola couple accused of locking up their adoptive children were set to be sentenced Thursday but will be sentenced at a later...

Minnesota State Fair removing injectable doughnuts from menu because of plastic waste

MINNESOTA STATE FAIR REMOVING INJECTABLE DOUGHNUTS FROM MENU BECAUSE OF PLASTIC WASTE

According to the Change.org petition creator: "The image conveyed by syringes being cool and containing treats, not to mention being...

 
 
 
Crews battle heat, flames at restaurant supply store fire

CREWS BATTLE HEAT, FLAMES AT RESTAURANT SUPPLY STORE FIRE

Des Moines fire crews battled flames and the heat in a Thursday morning fire.

Group upset over Ankeny escape room theme

GROUP UPSET OVER ANKENY ESCAPE ROOM THEME

An Ankeny family says they were emotionally triggered by a local escape room. They're now seeking action.

 
 
 
Environmental group sparks backlash in protest featuring nooses

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SPARKS BACKLASH IN PROTEST FEATURING NOOSES

An environmentalist group is receiving backlash over their protest outside campaign events in Cedar Rapids.

Pope Francis names new Des Moines Bishop

POPE FRANCIS NAMES NEW DES MOINES BISHOP

Pope Francis has named Father William Joensen as the 10th bishop for the Diocese of Des Moines.

 
 
 
Mollie Tibbitts disappeared 1 year ago today

MOLLIE TIBBITTS DISAPPEARED 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

One year ago today, the disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts captured the attention of Iowans and the nation.

Joel Lanning and Kyle Kempt return to Iowa State football

JOEL LANNING AND KYLE KEMPT RETURN TO IOWA STATE FOOTBALL

Both players have joined the coaching staff as quality control assistants

 
 
 
Carlisle softball's family connection

CARLISLE SOFTBALL'S FAMILY CONNECTION

The Wildcats are hoping for history to repeat itself

Police chase through DSM, 2 in custody

POLICE CHASE THROUGH DSM, 2 IN CUSTODY

Police believe the suspect was armed and do not know what began the chase.

 
 
 
Suspect in triple homicide was deported twice before

SUSPECT IN TRIPLE HOMICIDE WAS DEPORTED TWICE BEFORE

ICE says Esquivel-Lopez was deported twice and convicted on federal offense under the name Marvin Escobar-Orellana.

DSM Public Schools writes heartfelt message about the homicide victims

DSM PUBLIC SCHOOLS WRITES HEARTFELT MESSAGE ABOUT THE HOMICIDE VICTIMS

"Please keep their family- along with our students, staff and teachers at Moulton- in your thoughts."

 
 
 
County officials explain air quality testing after trial moved

COUNTY OFFICIALS EXPLAIN AIR QUALITY TESTING AFTER TRIAL MOVED

They've sealed off construction areas, and tests for asbestos and lead dust came back negative.

Police find 2 bodies in Burlington apartment

POLICE FIND 2 BODIES IN BURLINGTON APARTMENT

The Hawk Eye newspaper reports neighbors called police Wednesday morning after not seeing a man who lived in the apartment for several...

 
 
 



Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for labor secretary

President Donald Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience working with labor and everyone else." Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...