Strangers step up to make child's birthday better after just 2 kids show up for party

STRANGERS STEP UP TO MAKE CHILD'S BIRTHDAY BETTER AFTER JUST 2 KIDS SHOW UP FOR PARTY

Andrew Schmidt, 10, received more than 100 cards from across the country after birthday heartbreak.

Records fall on first day of State Track

RECORDS FALL ON FIRST DAY OF STATE TRACK

KCCI has complete coverage from the first day at Drake Stadium

 
 
 
Frostee's in Winterset to open following staffing shortage delay

FROSTEE'S IN WINTERSET TO OPEN FOLLOWING STAFFING SHORTAGE DELAY

The beloved ice cream shop will open for the season Saturday at 11 a.m. Frostee's typically opens the second weekend in April.

Something's fishy! Family finds nearly 50-pound fish swimming in retention pond

SOMETHING'S FISHY! FAMILY FINDS NEARLY 50-POUND FISH SWIMMING IN RETENTION POND

A Grimes family was surprised to find a nearly 50-pound fish in their small retention pond.

 
 
 
Explainer: What is monkeypox and where is it spreading?

EXPLAINER: WHAT IS MONKEYPOX AND WHERE IS IT SPREADING?

This is the first time monkeypox appears to be spreading among people who didn't travel to Africa.

Police involved in student confrontation in Urbandale

POLICE INVOLVED IN STUDENT CONFRONTATION IN URBANDALE

A video of a confrontation between a police officer and an Urbandale High School student was spread around social media on Thursday.

 
 
 
Some new parking kiosks in Des Moines have been unable to process payments

SOME NEW PARKING KIOSKS IN DES MOINES HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO PROCESS PAYMENTS

"Our installation of the new system was progressing very smoothly until this week's technical glitches," said Steve Naber, city engineer.

'Instinct just kicked in': Strangers rescue woman from burning home

'INSTINCT JUST KICKED IN': STRANGERS RESCUE WOMAN FROM BURNING HOME

Firefighters are crediting the fast actions of group of neighbors and bystanders for saving a woman from a house fire.

 
 
 
Redistricting shakes up race for US House District 2 in Iowa

REDISTRICTING SHAKES UP RACE FOR US HOUSE DISTRICT 2 IN IOWA

In Iowa's 2nd Congressional District, the Republican and Democratic candidates are already set. Republican incumbent Ashley Hinson...

'A step forward': Bird flu restrictions lifted at three Iowa poultry farms

'A STEP FORWARD': BIRD FLU RESTRICTIONS LIFTED AT THREE IOWA POULTRY FARMS

Iowa Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig said in a news release it's a step forward in beating the disease but the state is not across...

 
 
 
Pilot who had medical emergency mid-flight had a life-threatening condition, doctor says

PILOT WHO HAD MEDICAL EMERGENCY MID-FLIGHT HAD A LIFE-THREATENING CONDITION, DOCTOR SAYS

"The story is a miracle after a miracle," the doctor said.

The Iowa Special Olympics Summer Games kick off with a torch run

THE IOWA SPECIAL OLYMPICS SUMMER GAMES KICK OFF WITH A TORCH RUN

Law enforcement from across Iowa helped kick off the Iowa Special Olympics Summer Games by running the torch from Des Moines to Ames.

 
 
 
Police name suspect in stabbing of 41-year-old Iowa man

POLICE NAME SUSPECT IN STABBING OF 41-YEAR-OLD IOWA MAN

Marshalltown police have named a suspect in a stabbing that sent one person to the hospital.

Watch: Deer makes sliding entrance into Iowa recreation center

WATCH: DEER MAKES SLIDING ENTRANCE INTO IOWA RECREATION CENTER

It took a moment for the deer to get its footing before gingerly trotting back out of the building.

 
 
 
Fewer Iowans are filing for unemployment but national numbers are up

FEWER IOWANS ARE FILING FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BUT NATIONAL NUMBERS ARE UP

According to Iowa Workforce Development, 1,379 Iowans filed for unemployment benefits for the first time in the second week of May.

Salvation Army receives a really big gift from DART

SALVATION ARMY RECEIVES A REALLY BIG GIFT FROM DART

On Wednesday, DART handed over the keys and signed over the title to a bus, so the charity can launch its new mobile social services...

 
 
 
KCCI recognized for outstanding journalism with prestigious awards

KCCI RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING JOURNALISM WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

KCCI is honored to receive five Edward R. Murrow Awards in Region 5 of the Radio Television and Digital News Association.

Supreme Court case pits Iowa pig farmers against California

SUPREME COURT CASE PITS IOWA PIG FARMERS AGAINST CALIFORNIA

Iowa pig farmers are raising a stink because they want to sell their products in a state that annually consumes 15% of all U.S. pork.

 
 
 
Hurdlers' rivalry is just getting started

HURDLERS' RIVALRY IS JUST GETTING STARTED

Defending champs are out for more this week at State Track

Picasso portrait of his lover Marie-Thérèse Walter as a sea creature fetches $67.5 million

PICASSO PORTRAIT OF HIS LOVER MARIE-THÉRÈSE WALTER AS A SEA CREATURE FETCHES $67.5 MILLION

Pablo Picasso's most curious painting of his lover Marie-Thérèse Walter, in which she appears as a tentacled sea creature, has sold...

 
 
 



The House Next Door: Nikol and Dr. Stanley Marks' cozy contemporary in...

The House Next Door: Nikol and Dr. Stanley Marks' cozy contemporary in Squirrel Hill

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Best drone deals: Top discounts from DJI, Parrot, Skydio and others

Best drone deals: Top discounts from DJI, Parrot, Skydio and others

We're collating all the best drone deals you can get, highlighting top discounts on DJI drones alongside other popular brands. Read more ...

How abortion clinics are preparing for Roe v. Wade to fall

How abortion clinics are preparing for Roe v. Wade to fall

JACKSON, Miss. - Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scanned the map for another place to offer... Read more ...

Roof ripped off Wilson County home, thousands without power in Wake County

Roof ripped off Wilson County home, thousands without power in Wake County

While not everyone experienced damage from overnight thunderstorms, some counties east of Raleigh are feeling the impacts Friday morning. Read more ...

Overnight house fire injures 5 people in Oxford

Overnight house fire injures 5 people in Oxford

Five people, including a police officer, were injured early Friday in a house fire in Oxford, Massachusetts. Read more ...

Mayor: After email breach, Saratogians get unwanted messages

As Mayor Ron Kim continues to field complaints about a City Hall email breach, he finds that the residents' personal email addresses have been used for political purposes. Read more ...

Treat Your Kids Like the Little Philosophers They Are

The world is a dark place right now, and kids have big questions about it. During the 2020 protests over police violence, our younger son, Hank , wanted help understanding why... Read more ...

Apple dominates US smartphone market with 51% Q1 share thanks to iPhone 13

Apple dominates US smartphone market with 51% Q1 share thanks to iPhone 13

"This quarter, the iPhone 13's high popularity was the key driver. With global demand more uncertain, Apple has shifted more devices back into North America after prioritizing... Read more ...

Chicago City Council committee to take up ordinance on changes to curfew for...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's new restrictions for Millennium Park are now in effect. Read more ...

Modero & Co. preserves Indonesian culture through dance, arts 

The dance troupe is using the art of traditional Indonesian dancing and storytelling to support the Indonesian community. Read more ...