Ames High star announces his college decision

AMES HIGH STAR ANNOUNCES HIS COLLEGE DECISION

Tamin Lipsey spoke to KCCI about playing for ISU

Two Huxley City Council members fail at their attempt to get city administrator fired

TWO HUXLEY CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS FAIL AT THEIR ATTEMPT TO GET CITY ADMINISTRATOR FIRED

The mayor and other city council members jumped in to defend the city administer and called the meeting an embarrassment for Huxley....

 
 
 
Iowa House passes pro-policing bill 63-30

IOWA HOUSE PASSES PRO-POLICING BILL 63-30

The Iowa House of Representatives passed Senate File 342 Wednesday night 63-30. The wide-ranging, so called "Back the Blue" bill comes...

Doctors say 'pandemic baby boom is just beginning'

DOCTORS SAY 'PANDEMIC BABY BOOM IS JUST BEGINNING'

Des Moines metro expecting summer births to be 10% to 20% higher than average

 
 
 
DART proposes new $68 million headquarters for its metro bus system

DART PROPOSES NEW $68 MILLION HEADQUARTERS FOR ITS METRO BUS SYSTEM

It's a move that could make room for more development near downtown Des Moines.

Marshalltown cemetery fighting for FEMA funding after derecho destruction

MARSHALLTOWN CEMETERY FIGHTING FOR FEMA FUNDING AFTER DERECHO DESTRUCTION

Riverside Cemetery's tree removal bill was more than $800,000 after the derecho.

 
 
 
He was facing 126 years to life for an 8-year-old's murder. Now he could be free in as little as 4 years

HE WAS FACING 126 YEARS TO LIFE FOR AN 8-YEAR-OLD'S MURDER. NOW HE COULD BE FREE IN AS LITTLE AS 4 YEARS

A California law prevents Adrian Gonzalez from being tried as an adult since he was 15 years old at the time of the crime.

How to ask someone if they've been vaccinated without making things awkward

HOW TO ASK SOMEONE IF THEY'VE BEEN VACCINATED WITHOUT MAKING THINGS AWKWARD

The conversation can feel more natural, experts say - that is, if you even need to ask at all.

 
 
 
Iowa House reports another positive COVID-19 case

IOWA HOUSE REPORTS ANOTHER POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE

The Iowa House of Representatives is reporting another positive COVID-19 case at the Statehouse.

Nominate your favorite tenderloin to be named best in Iowa

NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE TENDERLOIN TO BE NAMED BEST IN IOWA

It's time once again for Iowans to nominate their favorite pork tenderloin sandwich to be named the best in the state.

 
 
 
Strong winds and chilly temperatures continue

STRONG WINDS AND CHILLY TEMPERATURES CONTINUE

The latest KCCI weather forecast.

'I would do it again': Despite J&J pause, Reynolds encourages Iowans to get vaccinated

'I WOULD DO IT AGAIN': DESPITE J&J PAUSE, REYNOLDS ENCOURAGES IOWANS TO GET VACCINATED

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday addressed the pause of Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses in Iowa.

 
 
 
WATCH: Reynolds hosts news conference on COVID-19 in Iowa

WATCH: REYNOLDS HOSTS NEWS CONFERENCE ON COVID-19 IN IOWA

Gov. Kim Reynolds is scheduled to hold a news conference Wednesday at 11 a.m. on Iowa's response to COVID-19 .

More than 1,900,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Iowa

MORE THAN 1,900,000 COVID-19 VACCINE DOSES ADMINISTERED IN IOWA

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 733 new positive COVID-19 tests and no additional deaths Wednesday.

 
 
 
Starting over: Iowa school rejects new mascot

STARTING OVER: IOWA SCHOOL REJECTS NEW MASCOT

The school board rejected the Maverick mascot as a replacement for the Indians, agreeing to start from scratch.

Generous Iowans help girl replace Pokemon cards after fire

GENEROUS IOWANS HELP GIRL REPLACE POKEMON CARDS AFTER FIRE

A western Iowa girl is receiving a lot of kindness and Pokemon cards in the wake of a recent tragedy.

 
 
 
A frosty start to Wednesday

A FROSTY START TO WEDNESDAY

The latest KCCI weather forecast.

Below-normal temperatures continues Wednesday

BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES CONTINUES WEDNESDAY

Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz has the latest forecast.

 
 
 
After J&J vaccine pause, added hesitancy more of a concern than supply crunches

AFTER J&J VACCINE PAUSE, ADDED HESITANCY MORE OF A CONCERN THAN SUPPLY CRUNCHES

Experts and health officials in Iowa don't expect the federal pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution to be a major logistical...

Toddler is thriving after receiving Iowa woman's kidney

TODDLER IS THRIVING AFTER RECEIVING IOWA WOMAN'S KIDNEY

Heather Kimbrough stumbled upon a social media post and decided to donate her kidney to a child she's never met.

 
 
 



BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

Dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside the South Carolina home of a soldier charged with assaulting a black man in a now-viral video. Videos showed a large... Read more ...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads... Read more ...

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Joe... Read more ...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

Summary List Placement Three Ark Invest funds bought Coinbase shares worth $250 million on their first day of trading. Coinbase closed at $328.28 per share, showing a 31% gain... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them

Scientists have found a way to turn spider webs into music - and it sounds every bit as eerie as you'd imagine. Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...