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The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

76-year-old receives 10 year child porn sentence

The judge says the victim impact statements were the most difficult he's had to read in his time on the bench.

More coyote sightings this time in Metro Des Moines

Police report they're getting more and more calls about sightings.

Jury foreman calls Techel verdict a 'slam dunk'

The juror says the shotgun used in the killing was very important to the jury.

Thieves raid Habitat for Humanity job site

The tools are worth more than $3,800.

University says it knows who put camera in restroom

An email to staff says the person is no longer allowed on university property or at university events.

Lawsuit seeks $163M casino decision do-over

The casino was rejected in April.

Murder trial moved from next month to next year

Justin Michael was killed in his home in Grimes.

Has technology found way to stop manure's stink?

A mobile manure unit will be used to showcase the technology.

After worker loses arm, investigation finds other issues

The 38-page inspection revealed much more than safety concerns surrounding the Feb. 16 incident.

Here's where next big downtown project is going ...

Crews are already busy tearing down old buildings in the area.

Jurors return verdict in Techel trial

This is the third time Seth Techel has been on trial for his wife's murder.

Police arrest man just blocks from bank after robbery

The man was holding rolled up cash, officers say.

Is Iowa's texting while driving ban working?

Iowa is just one of four states where texting while driving is only a secondary offense.

Prosecutor: Man on run for 41 years used dead boys' identities

Ronald Dwaine Carnes escaped from a prison in North Carolina in 1973.

Have you seen this man?

Authorities said he failed to return to the facility Wednesday.

Fruit involved in recall must be thrown out, ISU expert says

The fruit was sold nationally at Costco, Walmart, Whole Foods and Trader Joes.

Dick's Sporting Goods lays off 478 golf pros

The company reports sales of golf gear are dwingling.

Police: Man shoots woman in face with BB gun

Police said a woman was shot in the face with a BB gun Wednesday.

Police recover body from river

Police have recovered the body of a 25-year-old man who drowned.

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