Disney donates coins from wishing wells to homeless shelter

DISNEY DONATES COINS FROM WISHING WELLS TO HOMELESS SHELTER

Some $20,000 in coins that tourists tossed into Walt Disney World's wishing wells and fountains became a Thanksgiving gift for Central...

Iowa surpasses 225,000 positive COVID-19 cases, 130,000 recoveries

IOWA SURPASSES 225,000 POSITIVE COVID-19 CASES, 130,000 RECOVERIES

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 2,239 new COVID-19 cases and 11 additional deaths in the state Saturday.

 
 
 
Videocast: Super Saturday

VIDEOCAST: SUPER SATURDAY

Weekend Ups and Downs

Metro event planners quickly adapt to continue holiday events despite COVID-19

METRO EVENT PLANNERS QUICKLY ADAPT TO CONTINUE HOLIDAY EVENTS DESPITE COVID-19

The Christkindlmarket Des Moines will go curbside from Dec. 3 to Dec. 6.

 
 
 
New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

NEW RULE COULD ALLOW GAS, FIRING SQUADS FOR FEDERAL EXECUTIONS

The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, clearing the way to use methods other than lethal injection, such...

Miller-Meek, Hart remain confident as last county is to be recounted

MILLER-MEEK, HART REMAIN CONFIDENT AS LAST COUNTY IS TO BE RECOUNTED

Republican Mariannette Miller Meeks currently leads Democrat Rita Hart by only eight votes.

 
 
 
Even better weather ahead

EVEN BETTER WEATHER AHEAD

Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz brings the latest in KCCI weather.

Altoona PD releases dash cam video of officer fatally shooting man at Motel 6

ALTOONA PD RELEASES DASH CAM VIDEO OF OFFICER FATALLY SHOOTING MAN AT MOTEL 6

On Sept. 7, a deputy and an officer shot and killed a man who was holding a gun at the Motel 6 in Altoona.

 
 
 
Cyclones take down Texas 23-20; Moves closer to Dallas

CYCLONES TAKE DOWN TEXAS 23-20; MOVES CLOSER TO DALLAS

ISU ends the regular season by hosting West Virginia on Saturday, Dec. 5.

Repairs ongoing to Iowa streetlights damaged by August storm

REPAIRS ONGOING TO IOWA STREETLIGHTS DAMAGED BY AUGUST STORM

Thousands of street lights are still out in eastern Iowa after the derecho in August.

 
 
 
After 35 years of free holiday meals, Chuck's forfeits festivities due to COVID-19

AFTER 35 YEARS OF FREE HOLIDAY MEALS, CHUCK'S FORFEITS FESTIVITIES DUE TO COVID-19

For 35 years, the Parks Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Chuck's Restaurant in Highland Park always had one rule: no leftovers allowed....

Man in custody after 2-state car chase

MAN IN CUSTODY AFTER 2-STATE CAR CHASE

The Nebraska State Patrol says the truck reached speeds of more than 100 mph.

 
 
 
Iowans add a trip to the movie theaters as part of this year's Thanksgiving plans

IOWANS ADD A TRIP TO THE MOVIE THEATERS AS PART OF THIS YEAR'S THANKSGIVING PLANS

The Palms Theatres & IMAX in Waukee estimates 300 to 400 people would come out on Thanksgiving, which is less than last year's 1,600.

Marshalltown woman honors late brother by cooking for those in need

MARSHALLTOWN WOMAN HONORS LATE BROTHER BY COOKING FOR THOSE IN NEED

A Marshalltown woman spent Thanksgiving honoring her brother by helping to feed her community.

 
 
 
Thanksgiving traditions altered in Des Moines due to COVID-19

THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS ALTERED IN DES MOINES DUE TO COVID-19

Churches and homeless shelters changed Thanksgiving traditions to keep people safe during pandemic.

New onion variety promises no tears, no bad breath

NEW ONION VARIETY PROMISES NO TEARS, NO BAD BREATH

Many chefs are familiar with the tears and smell that come with cutting and cooking onions, but a new variety of the vegetable promises...

 
 
 
Iowa reports 41 additional COVID-19 deaths as more facilities report outbreaks

IOWA REPORTS 41 ADDITIONAL COVID-19 DEATHS AS MORE FACILITIES REPORT OUTBREAKS

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 41 additional COVID-19 deaths as three more long-term care facilities report...

A high near 50 for Thanksgiving

A HIGH NEAR 50 FOR THANKSGIVING

The latest KCCI weather forecast.

 
 
 
Couple finds more than 66 bottles of Prohibition-era whiskey hidden in the walls of their New York home

COUPLE FINDS MORE THAN 66 BOTTLES OF PROHIBITION-ERA WHISKEY HIDDEN IN THE WALLS OF THEIR NEW YORK HOME

The full bottles are estimated to be worth around $1,000 each.

COVID-19 curfew leaves bars quiet on eve of Thanksgiving

COVID-19 CURFEW LEAVES BARS QUIET ON EVE OF THANKSGIVING

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the curfew as Iowa deals with widespread COVID-19 transmission.

 
 
 



Disney donates coins from wishing wells to homeless shelter

Disney donates coins from wishing wells to homeless shelter

Some $20,000 in coins that tourists tossed into Walt Disney World's wishing wells and fountains became a Thanksgiving gift for Central Florida's largest homeless shelter. Read more ...

College football schedule today: TV channels, start times for every NCAA...

College football schedule today: TV channels, start times for every NCAA game on Saturday

Sporting News breaks down how to watch every game in Week 13 involving a Top 25 team on Saturday. Read more ...

Reports: Steelers coach, one player test positive for COVID-19

Reports: Steelers coach, one player test positive for COVID-19

ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted Saturday that an additional coach and player tested positive Saturday after the team placed three players on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Friday. Read more ...

Florida State has 2nd straight game-day football postponement

Florida State has 2nd straight game-day football postponement

Florida State has had a home football game postponed the on the day it was to be played for the second straight week. Read more ...

Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart tests positive for COVID-19, recovering at home

Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart tests positive for COVID-19, recovering at home

CHICAGO - Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart learned he tested positive for COVID-19 Friday after being tested and feeling symptoms of the virus earlier in the week, according to... Read more ...

Funeral worker apologizes for selfie with Diego Maradona's body

Funeral worker apologizes for selfie with Diego Maradona's body

Claudio Fernández, who was fired over the incident, said the decision to take the photo was impulsive and he regrets it. Read more ...

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, clearing the way to use methods other than lethal injection, such as firing squads and poison gas. Read more ...

Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Despite seeking a new way to delivery, many restaurants are finding themselves tied to delivery services they hate, without a clear path out. Read more ...

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. rules, explained: Why 'no-knockout clause'...

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. rules, explained: Why 'no-knockout clause' could end the fight early

Fans wanting to see Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. trade heavy shots in their upcoming 'fight' may be disappointed to hear what the boss of the sanctioning body has to say. Read more ...

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

With holiday parades and festivals canceled, stir-crazy families also are looking for a safe way to create special memories. Read more ...