Special Election Tuesday to fill Miller-Meeks' State Senate seat

SPECIAL ELECTION TUESDAY TO FILL MILLER-MEEKS' STATE SENATE SEAT

Tuesday is the special election for Mariannette Miller-Meeks' vacated seat in the State Senate.

California's unemployment fraud tops $11 billion; could be more, department says

CALIFORNIA'S UNEMPLOYMENT FRAUD TOPS $11 BILLION; COULD BE MORE, DEPARTMENT SAYS

The state paid out $114 billion in claims so far and says 10% of that is fraud, amounting to $11 billion.

 
 
 
Iowa unemployment rate falls to 3.1%, 2nd lowest in US

IOWA UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 3.1%, 2ND LOWEST IN US

Iowa's unemployment rate fell to 3.1% in December, the second-lowest rate in the country, according to data released Tuesday.

School creates scholarship for teacher who died due to COVID-19

SCHOOL CREATES SCHOLARSHIP FOR TEACHER WHO DIED DUE TO COVID-19

The community was able to raise nearly $10,000 in honor of Jason Englert, who was a new teacher to the district.

 
 
 
Some TestIowa sites closed Tuesday due to storm

SOME TESTIOWA SITES CLOSED TUESDAY DUE TO STORM

State-operated TestIowa drive-thru sites in Council Bluffs and Des Moines will remain closed Tuesday due to road conditions, state...

WATCH: Time-lapse video shows record snow falling in Des Moines

WATCH: TIME-LAPSE VIDEO SHOWS RECORD SNOW FALLING IN DES MOINES

Des Moines officials shared a time-lapse video that shows 13 inches of snow piling up in the city in 38 seconds.

 
 
 
Iowa's COVID-19 hospitalizations increase, positivity rates decline

IOWA'S COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATIONS INCREASE, POSITIVITY RATES DECLINE

The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 increased overnight, but the state's positivity rates continue to decline.

Fresh Forecast: Winter storm moving out of Iowa

FRESH FORECAST: WINTER STORM MOVING OUT OF IOWA

The latest KCCI weather forecast.

 
 
 
'This is historic snow': Winter storm dumps heavy snow over Midwest

'THIS IS HISTORIC SNOW': WINTER STORM DUMPS HEAVY SNOW OVER MIDWEST

A major winter storm dropped more than a foot of snow on parts of Nebraska and Iowa

'Play Fortnite!': Iowa's 'Singing Superintendent' closes school Tuesday

'PLAY FORTNITE!': IOWA'S 'SINGING SUPERINTENDENT' CLOSES SCHOOL TUESDAY

Iowa's “Singing Superintendent” closed Missouri Valley Schools due to a winter storm Tuesday.

 
 
 
Digging Out: More than a foot of snow reported in parts of Iowa

DIGGING OUT: MORE THAN A FOOT OF SNOW REPORTED IN PARTS OF IOWA

Central Iowans woke up to a foot of snow in some places Tuesday morning.

Omaha FBI agents arrest man for actions during U.S. Capitol attack

OMAHA FBI AGENTS ARREST MAN FOR ACTIONS DURING U.S. CAPITOL ATTACK

Brandon Straka, 44, was arrested Monday by agents from the FBI Omaha Field Office, according to a report from the FBI.

 
 
 
Merck ends development of two potential COVID-19 vaccines

MERCK ENDS DEVELOPMENT OF TWO POTENTIAL COVID-19 VACCINES

Drugmaker Merck is giving up on two potential COVID-19 vaccines following poor results in early-stage studies in favor of studying...

Police respond to dozens of storm-related crashes, says travel 'strongly discouraged'

POLICE RESPOND TO DOZENS OF STORM-RELATED CRASHES, SAYS TRAVEL 'STRONGLY DISCOURAGED'

The Des Moines Police Department urged metro residents not to drive Monday if possible after responding to dozens of storm-related...

 
 
 
Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

JANET YELLEN WINS SENATE APPROVAL AS TREASURY SECRETARY

Janet Yellen has been confirmed as President Joe Biden's treasury secretary in an overwhelming Senate vote. She is the first woman...

COVID-19 pandemic adds extra burden to mental health struggles

COVID-19 PANDEMIC ADDS EXTRA BURDEN TO MENTAL HEALTH STRUGGLES

The COVID-19 pandemic upended many Iowans' lives, causing a negative impact on mental health.

 
 
 
Winter storm warning extends through Tuesday afternoon

WINTER STORM WARNING EXTENDS THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

Jason Sydejko and Kelley Moody have the latest forecast.

Iowa State athletic finances improving; new projects planned

IOWA STATE ATHLETIC FINANCES IMPROVING; NEW PROJECTS PLANNED

Iowa State's athletic budget outlook is better than expected, and the school will push forward with several initiatives hoped to create...

 
 
 
White House recommits to getting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

WHITE HOUSE RECOMMITS TO GETTING HARRIET TUBMAN ON $20 BILL

The Biden administration says it is "exploring ways to speed up" release of $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman after the Trump administration...

Winter Storm: Heaviest snow to fall Monday afternoon

WINTER STORM: HEAVIEST SNOW TO FALL MONDAY AFTERNOON

The latest KCCI weather forecast.

 
 
 



Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Senators will take an oath Tuesday to ensure "impartial justice" as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, proceedings that will test Republican loyalty to the... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations, delivering an initial blow for President Joe... Read more ...

Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

President Biden on Tuesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin to put him on notice about his “malign actions,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. Psaki said that... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart wants to help pet owners turn dog days into dog daze. Read more ...

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Misdemeanor solicitation charges against Kraft and other men were dropped last year after a Florida appeals court ruled that the videos were not admissible as evidence. Read more ...

Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

As the Senate gears up for Donald Trump's second impeachment trial , tied to the violent Capitol riot on Jan. 6, Oregon's Republican Party has its own take on what happened... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...