Tracking chances for severe storms ahead

TRACKING CHANCES FOR SEVERE STORMS AHEAD

The latest KCCI weather forecast.

New poll shows tight presidential, U.S. Senate races in Iowa

NEW POLL SHOWS TIGHT PRESIDENTIAL, U.S. SENATE RACES IN IOWA

A new Monmouth University poll shows President Trump has a slight lead over Joe Biden in the race in Iowa, but likely voters support...

 
 
 
Crews battle overnight house fire in Pleasant Hill

CREWS BATTLE OVERNIGHT HOUSE FIRE IN PLEASANT HILL

Crews battled a house fire in Pleasant Hill early Wednesday morning.

MidAmerican idles 46 wind turbines after blades fall from 2 towers

MIDAMERICAN IDLES 46 WIND TURBINES AFTER BLADES FALL FROM 2 TOWERS

Iowa-based electric utility MidAmerican Energy has idled nearly four dozen power-generating wind turbines after huge blades broke off...

 
 
 
Election Rewind: Iowa maps show past presidential races by county

ELECTION REWIND: IOWA MAPS SHOW PAST PRESIDENTIAL RACES BY COUNTY

President Donald Trump is hoping he can replicate his 2016 success in the Hawkeye State while former Vice President Joe Biden wants...

Iowa bar accused of refilling liquor bottles

IOWA BAR ACCUSED OF REFILLING LIQUOR BOTTLES

The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division accused Surf District Rock n' Roll Grill of refilling old liquor bottles.

 
 
 
Judge dismisses charges against Black man, saying he was targeted by Iowa City Police

JUDGE DISMISSES CHARGES AGAINST BLACK MAN, SAYING HE WAS TARGETED BY IOWA CITY POLICE

Charges against a Black man in Iowa City last year have been dropped after a federal judge ruled the arrest was unlawful and the officer...

Temperatures begin to warm and bring storm chances

TEMPERATURES BEGIN TO WARM AND BRING STORM CHANCES

The latest KCCI weather forecast.

 
 
 
Tracy, other Hawkeyes to kneel for anthem

TRACY, OTHER HAWKEYES TO KNEEL FOR ANTHEM

With season starting Saturday, coach Kirk Ferentz praises the team for the way they've stuck together.

Hotel Fort Des Moines reopening slated for 2021 due to pandemic

HOTEL FORT DES MOINES REOPENING SLATED FOR 2021 DUE TO PANDEMIC

The historic hotel continues to undergo $50 million in renovations.

 
 
 
Iowa food banks to receive 41,000 pounds of turkey

IOWA FOOD BANKS TO RECEIVE 41,000 POUNDS OF TURKEY

The Food Bank of Iowa received a major shipment of turkey Tuesday morning.

Patrol: 1 dead in head-on crash in Adair County

PATROL: 1 DEAD IN HEAD-ON CRASH IN ADAIR COUNTY

An Anita man has died in a head-on crash in Adair County Monday.

 
 
 
Saturday is deadline for Iowans to request absentee ballot

SATURDAY IS DEADLINE FOR IOWANS TO REQUEST ABSENTEE BALLOT

Saturday is the deadline for Iowans to request an absentee ballot.

The 4 threats facing voters this election - and how you can beat them

THE 4 THREATS FACING VOTERS THIS ELECTION - AND HOW YOU CAN BEAT THEM

Here's what the FBI and other cybersecurity experts have to say about voting.

 
 
 
President Trump says Dr. Fauci is 'terrific guy' but not 'team player'

PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS DR. FAUCI IS 'TERRIFIC GUY' BUT NOT 'TEAM PLAYER'

A day after claiming that the American people are tired of listening to Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Trump insisted Tuesday that he...

Movement encourages college students to 'Abolish Greek Life'

MOVEMENT ENCOURAGES COLLEGE STUDENTS TO 'ABOLISH GREEK LIFE'

At colleges and universities across the country, hundreds of students have decided to abandon their ties with fraternities and sororities...

 
 
 
501 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 as state sets another record

501 IOWANS HOSPITALIZED WITH COVID-19 AS STATE SETS ANOTHER RECORD

More Iowans are now hospitalized with coronavirus than at any point of the pandemic.

Iowa's unemployment rate drops for 5th straight month

IOWA'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS FOR 5TH STRAIGHT MONTH

Iowa's unemployment rate has dropped for a fifth straight month.

 
 
 
Some felons voice frustration with voting rights process

SOME FELONS VOICE FRUSTRATION WITH VOTING RIGHTS PROCESS

Some convicted felons have been able to vote without a hitch, but others are frustrated with the process.

What is a snow squall?

WHAT IS A SNOW SQUALL?

Monday's heavy snow prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Snow Squall Warning. But what does that mean?

 
 
 



Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope Francis endorsed gay civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for a feature-length documentary that made its premiere at the Rome Film Festival on... Read more ...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had 'nothing to do with race'

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, a Louisville police officer who was one of the officers involved in the March raid where Breonna Taylor was killed, says the shooting had "nothing to... Read more ...

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

The manipulated image was shared thousands of times on Twitter and Facebook since it began gaining attention on Monday. Read more ...

Illinois reports most new coronavirus deaths in 4 months as statewide...

Illinois reports most new coronavirus deaths in 4 months as statewide resurgence continues

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 69 additional coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday, the biggest increase since mid-June, as a resurgence in COVID-19 cases... Read more ...

Watch Now: Pope Francis endorses civil union for gay couples

Watch Now: Pope Francis endorses civil union for gay couples

In a new documentary film, Pope Francis voices his support for same-sex couples to be protected under civil union laws. Read more ...

Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in major shift on Catholic Church's...

Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in major shift on Catholic Church's stance

The Pope has called for same-sex couples to be protected by civil union laws, in a remarkable departure from both the Vatican's historic stance on homosexuality and his... Read more ...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two weeks before Election Day. Here's what's in Mitch McConnell's latest relief package

Summary List Placement Senate Republicans will vote Wednesday on whether to move a new stimulus bill that would protect businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits, boost... Read more ...

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series

TAMPA - While fans of the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers were cheering on their teams in Game 1 of the World Series, many others were excited over winning free... Read more ...