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The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

Church mourns missionary killed in Jamaica

Family and friends are holding a memorial service and reception for Randy Hentzel May 9.

Trial starting for driver charged in crash with 3 bicyclists

One bicyclist died and two others were hurt.

Developers look for 'Plan B' to fill vacant lot

The corner of 31st Street and Ingersoll Avenue is vacant after plans for a new Fresh Market were canceled.

Meet the school nurse caring for a 3rd generation

Mary Klein has been Murray’s school nurse for 50 years.

Long-time Iowa farm cartoonist fired after creating this cartoon

The cartoon features two farmers talking about farming profits.

Iowa missionary found dead in Jamaica, church says

An Iowan missionary has been found dead in Jamaica. 

These 2 ISU student app ideas top entrepreneurship battle

The event featured 39 teams and 101 individual entries.

Baseball bat used in attempted murder, court records show

Two men have been arrested and charged in the case.

Just announced: Iowa's Best Burger contest winner for 2016

The contest is run by the Iowa Beef Industry Council and the Iowa Cattlemen's Association.

5 busy roads impacted by train track repairs this week

Two of the streets will likely be closed at a time.

Charges just filed in West Des Moines shooting in March

The shooting was reported March 21.

Man dies after fire kick started by food left on stove

He was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead.

Officials: 100+ children received unsafe dose of laughing gas

The school is notifying families about the problem.

Car driven by student crashes into back of school bus

The driver of the car and a student on the bus were taken to a hospital.

Attorney wants trial moved for driver charged in fatal crash

The change of venue hearing was held Monday morning.

New concert just announced at Hoyt Sherman Place

Tickets will go on sale this Friday.

Man burning envelope with message triggers trip to jail

Kirk McPhee was booked into the county jail Sunday.

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