How to balance your kids' screen time and learning

HOW TO BALANCE YOUR KIDS' SCREEN TIME AND LEARNING

Here are some tips on how to keep your kids focused on schooling.

Attorney General's Office gives tips around potential contracting scams after derecho

ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE GIVES TIPS AROUND POTENTIAL CONTRACTING SCAMS AFTER DERECHO

As many are looking for help to clear tree limbs and fix damage, how can you find a contractor who won't rip you off?

 
 
 
Fair Throwback: What a day at the fair looked like in 1999

FAIR THROWBACK: WHAT A DAY AT THE FAIR LOOKED LIKE IN 1999

These Iowans shared how they spent the first day of the fair, how would you spend your day at the fair this year?

Chances for showers late Friday

CHANCES FOR SHOWERS LATE FRIDAY

Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz brings the latest in KCCI weather.

 
 
 
Reynolds adds Audubon, Madison counties to disaster proclamation

REYNOLDS ADDS AUDUBON, MADISON COUNTIES TO DISASTER PROCLAMATION

The applications are open for 45 days from when the proclamation issued access to the county.

DNR to possibly enforce action after fish die from Hy-Vee released 800 gallons of milk

DNR TO POSSIBLY ENFORCE ACTION AFTER FISH DIE FROM HY-VEE RELEASED 800 GALLONS OF MILK

Hy-Vee said an employee chose to release the milk after the storm caused power outages Monday spoiled the milk.

 
 
 
Trump campaign sues key Iowa counties over absentee mailings

TRUMP CAMPAIGN SUES KEY IOWA COUNTIES OVER ABSENTEE MAILINGS

The Trump campaign, the Republican National Committee and other GOP groups filed the lawsuits Tuesday against elections officials in...

Some Iowa school districts delay start of school

SOME IOWA SCHOOL DISTRICTS DELAY START OF SCHOOL

Some are wanting to delay school due to the power outages from the derecho damage, while others are discussing a delay from school...

 
 
 
WATCH LIVE: VP Mike Pence speaks at Iowa State Fairgrounds

WATCH LIVE: VP MIKE PENCE SPEAKS AT IOWA STATE FAIRGROUNDS

Vice President Mike Pence will launch the “Farmers & Ranchers for Trump” coalition Thursday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Thursday afternoon stays cloudy and humid

THURSDAY AFTERNOON STAYS CLOUDY AND HUMID

KCCI meteorologist Jason Sydejko has the latest forecast.

 
 
 
Dolly Parton to release first holiday album in 30 years

DOLLY PARTON TO RELEASE FIRST HOLIDAY ALBUM IN 30 YEARS

Dolly Parton will help get us in the holiday spirit a little early this year.

Private tutoring on the rise as more schools choose remote learning this fall

PRIVATE TUTORING ON THE RISE AS MORE SCHOOLS CHOOSE REMOTE LEARNING THIS FALL

As more schools decide to continue remote learning in the fall, more parents are deciding to seek help.

 
 
 
Iowa DPH: Iowa's statewide COVID-19 cases surpass 50,000

IOWA DPH: IOWA'S STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASES SURPASS 50,000

As of 10 a.m. Thursday, the Iowa DPH website reports 50,122 confirmed cases statewide since Iowa's outbreak began.

IWD reports decrease in continuing unemployment claims

IWD REPORTS DECREASE IN CONTINUING UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS

Iowa Workforce Development said continuing unemployment claims from Aug. 2-8 were 92,853.

 
 
 
Thursday bittersweet on what would have been start of Iowa State Fair

THURSDAY BITTERSWEET ON WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN START OF IOWA STATE FAIR

The Iowa State Fair Board voted to postpone the fair until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It's International Left-Handers Day! Here are some facts about lefties

IT'S INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS DAY! HERE ARE SOME FACTS ABOUT LEFTIES

About 10% of the world's population is believed to be left-handed, although the number changes with time and place, researchers say.

 
 
 
What you need to know about COVID-19: CDC issues warning for the fall if safety measures not followed

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COVID-19: CDC ISSUES WARNING FOR THE FALL IF SAFETY MEASURES NOT FOLLOWED

A top federal health official is issuing a dire warning: Follow recommended coronavirus measures or risk having the worst fall in U.S....

How energy services decide who to restore power to first

HOW ENERGY SERVICES DECIDE WHO TO RESTORE POWER TO FIRST

How do power companies decide where to restore power first when so many people are in the dark?

 
 
 
Isolated storms Thursday evening

ISOLATED STORMS THURSDAY EVENING

Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz brings the latest in KCCI weather.

Iowa mother-daughter duo make thousands of masks for community

IOWA MOTHER-DAUGHTER DUO MAKE THOUSANDS OF MASKS FOR COMMUNITY

Nicole Anderson said so far they are at 5,706 masks.

 
 
 



President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

Discounts come as part of the company's 100th anniversary Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

The announcement means that the UAE, which is home to the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, would become the first Gulf Arab state to have ties to Israel. Read more ...

Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide protective mask mandate, citing health experts' predictions that it could save 40,000 lives from the coronavirus over the next three... Read more ...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In Admissions

The Justice Department said its two-year investigation found that race is "the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year." Yale categorically denies... Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store. Epic... Read more ...

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

The Chiefs and star tight end Travis Kelce are reportedly closing in on an extension. According to multiple reports Thursday, the five-time Pro Bowler is about to ink a... Read more ...