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The latest local news headlines from KCCI News Channel 8.

Crash dumps 2,000 gallons of manure along road

State officials say the farmers did a good job cleaning it up.

Man sentenced after 300 animals found inside his home

Authorities say the found 300 living animals and 60 dead in the home.

Woman hit by car in downtown Des Moines

The driver says he didn't see the woman.

Judge won't move ex-lawmaker's sexual abuse trial

Rayhons is accused of having sexual contact with his wife.

Teen charged in shooting near metro high school

Police say a teen was hit in the back of the neck by a bullet during the shooting.

Police report fresh shoeprints in mud outside building

The case remains under investigation.

Branstad names Iowa State grad to spot on regents

The appointment was announced Monday.

Resident buys 3 body cameras for local police department

The department has been testing body cameras for some time.

More than dozen deer grabbed in reindeer theft case

Police continue to investigate the thefts.

Man hit by fellow deer hunter's shotgun slug

Iowa authorities say a shot fired by a fellow hunter wounded a 37-year-old man.

Police: Man accidentally shot himself with shotgun

Five people were in the apartment at the time of the incident.

Rick Perry headed back to Iowa

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will attend a conservative summit in Iowa next month.

Subway employees use tips to give meals, gifts to local families

Employees at a local Subway sandwich shop selflessly turned their tips into meals and gifts for local families.

Christmas comes early for drivers as gas prices drop

Some Iowans are calling the low gas prices an early holiday gift.

7 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay game

It struck shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday.

Fire destroyed historic Iowa church

Four different fire departments responded to a fire at the church Sunday.

Man charged with 3 counts of sexual abuse

Police say the case involves a 15-year-old girl.

Store clerk wrestled gun out of robber’s hands

Police are still looking for two suspects in the robbery.

USPS expects to deliver 470 million packages this holiday

The United States Postal Service has brought back seven-day package delivery for the holidays.

Officials OK perks for Iowa vegetable oil plant

The vegetable oil refinery will be designed for 30 rail tank cars per day.

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