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Police make arrest in string of weekend burglaries

Social media helped law enforcement track down suspects in a string of weekend burglaries. 

ISU students say they were hung out to dry by leasing company

Only two weeks from move-in day, a group of Iowa State University students find themselves homeless. 

Avenue of the Saints Amphitheater gearing up for big weekend

A giant music festival on tap this weekend is moving out of Waterworks Park due to flooding.

UPDATE: Missing 12-year-old found safe, returned to parents

The Nevada Police Department will have a press release as soon as more information is available. 

It's not every day you see Batman buying OJ at Hy-Vee

Can you guess which KCCI reporter this is?

Local track club raising funds to go to AAU Junior Olympics

The Des Moines Area Youth Track Club is raising funds to compete in the AAU Junior Olympics held in Norfolk, Virginia.

FBI talks to KCCI about AK-47 Bandit's hit in Iowa

Authorities say the robbery in a credit union robbery in Iowa was by the AK-47 Bandit.

Report: Trump wants to offer kids helicopter rides at Iowa State Fair

Trump is seeking permission from fair officials.

Norwalk plans flood damage pick up day

The city received 8.25 inches of rain in Tuesday's storm.

Update on the search for U of Iowa's next president

A committee is evaluating a pool of 44 candidates.

16 new foods debuting at Iowa State Fair in just two weeks

Which of the new fair foods will you try first!!!

No joke, Facebook testing drone with 737 jet's wingspan

It will use lasers to send Internet signals to stations on the ground.

Police: Woman stole $659 in items from Walmart store

The case remains under investigation.

Bicyclist hit, killed in crash with car on rural highway

The crash remains under investigation.

Driver turns himself in for July 4 fatal hit-and-run

The man walked into the police station about 4 a.m. this morning.

5 people charged in iPhone sale ambush, robbery

The man selling the phone knew the person he was meeting through Facebook.

Branstad just named his new chief of staff

The announcement follows Wednesday's announcement that Matt Hinch was leaving.

Driver's name released in chase on I-80, crash at auto auction

The man suffered serious head injuries in the crash.

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