Emergency warning issued: 2 Missouri River levees breached

EMERGENCY WARNING ISSUED: 2 MISSOURI RIVER LEVEES BREACHED

Pottawattamie County issued emergency notifications Wednesday for northwest part of the county due to two reported levee breaches along...

Storm Team 8 tracks rain chances across central Iowa

STORM TEAM 8 TRACKS RAIN CHANCES ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA

Meteorologist Metinka Slater has the latest forecast.

 
 
 
Courthouse burglary update: 'Physical attempts' were part of Coalfire agreement, but not at night

COURTHOUSE BURGLARY UPDATE: 'PHYSICAL ATTEMPTS' WERE PART OF COALFIRE AGREEMENT, BUT NOT AT NIGHT

The State Court Association on Wednesday released some redacted documents KCCI requested through the Iowa Freedom of Information Council...

Police identify man who died after setting himself on fire

POLICE IDENTIFY MAN WHO DIED AFTER SETTING HIMSELF ON FIRE

Des Moines police have identified the man who died Tuesday after lighting himself on fire.

 
 
 
Popular 'Blackout' license plates back in stock

POPULAR 'BLACKOUT' LICENSE PLATES BACK IN STOCK

Polk and Story county treasurers report the wildly popular “Blackout” license plates are back in stock and available to the public.

Western Iowa prepares for third flood this year

WESTERN IOWA PREPARES FOR THIRD FLOOD THIS YEAR

The Missouri River is expected to crest later this week.

 
 
 
California to ban government travel to Iowa over gender-affirming coverage

CALIFORNIA TO BAN GOVERNMENT TRAVEL TO IOWA OVER GENDER-AFFIRMING COVERAGE

California's attorney general is now banning all state-funded travel to the Hawkeye State.

Breezy and humid before storm chances return

BREEZY AND HUMID BEFORE STORM CHANCES RETURN

The latest KCCI weather forecast.

 
 
 
Mental health the focus of KCCI CommUNITY special tonight

MENTAL HEALTH THE FOCUS OF KCCI COMMUNITY SPECIAL TONIGHT

Part one of a two-part series airs tonight at 6:30 on KCCI.

Heat hangs on in 12-hour forecast

HEAT HANGS ON IN 12-HOUR FORECAST

Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz has the latest forecast.

 
 
 
Neighbors sound off on concert noise from Water Works Park

NEIGHBORS SOUND OFF ON CONCERT NOISE FROM WATER WORKS PARK

Sound from a new Des Moines amphitheater is penetrating homes in nearby neighborhoods, according to residents.

Driver hospitalized after car crashed into creek

DRIVER HOSPITALIZED AFTER CAR CRASHED INTO CREEK

The Urbandale Police Department responded to a crash at the Northwest 100th Street on-ramp to Interstate 80 around 6:45 p.m.

 
 
 
Abuse to Iowa, ISU marching bands not uncommon, alumni say

ABUSE TO IOWA, ISU MARCHING BANDS NOT UNCOMMON, ALUMNI SAY

As tensions rise following allegations of assault on marching band members at Saturday's CyHawk game, former band members said abuse...

KCCI Investigates: The fine line between ethical hackers and burglars

KCCI INVESTIGATES: THE FINE LINE BETWEEN ETHICAL HACKERS AND BURGLARS

Sheriff's departments across central Iowa are checking to see if they fell victim to a pair of security contractors.

 
 
 
DEVELOPING: Downtown library evacuated after man lit himself on fire

DEVELOPING: DOWNTOWN LIBRARY EVACUATED AFTER MAN LIT HIMSELF ON FIRE

Des Moines police say Locust Street from 12th St. through 10th St is temporarily closed due to a fire investigation.

ISU studying development plan that would alter game day parking

ISU STUDYING DEVELOPMENT PLAN THAT WOULD ALTER GAME DAY PARKING

Iowa State University officials announced Tuesday that a feasibility study has been ordered for the creation of a multi-use development...

 
 
 
Suspect in officer-involved shooting released from hospital, charged

SUSPECT IN OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL, CHARGED

The man involved in a Des Moines officer-involved shooting was released from the hospital and booked into jail Tuesday.

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

CORNELL WILL START GIVING FULL SCHOLARSHIPS TO MEDICAL STUDENTS WHO QUALIFY FOR FINANCIAL AID

More than half of the program's medical students received need-based scholarships to cover the cost of attendance, which is about $90,000...

 
 
 
Hawkeye band members say they were harassed at CyHawk Showdown

HAWKEYE BAND MEMBERS SAY THEY WERE HARASSED AT CYHAWK SHOWDOWN

Members of the Iowa marching band say they were harassed during the CyHawk Showdown in Ames this past weekend.

Beer Money: ISU fan's Gameday sign brings in big cash for charity

BEER MONEY: ISU FAN'S GAMEDAY SIGN BRINGS IN BIG CASH FOR CHARITY

What started out as a joke to get more money for beer has now turned into thousands of dollars raised for charity.

 
 
 



Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

The thumb injury, suffered Monday, is the latest setback for Thomas, who has been bothered by hip issues for the past several seasons. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...