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You will never see an example, for the following reason: given a local complete intersection $V$ inside $\mathbb{A}_k^n$, you can always find a global complete intersection $W$ inside $\mathbb{A}_k^n$ such that the reduced varieties associated to $V$ and $W$ are the same.

Proof:

Suppose $I$ is an ideal of $k[X_1,\dots,X_n]$ such that the variety $V(I)$ is a local complete intersection. This forces all the local rings of $V(I)$ to be Cohen-Macaulay, hence equidimensional. So the irreducible components of $V(I)$ all have the same codimension in $\mathbb{A}_k^n$; lets call this codimension $r$.

Since $k[X_1,\dots,X_n]$ is Cohen-Macaulay, the height of $I$ (which is $r$) is the same as its depth, meaning that $I$ contains a regular sequence $f_1,\dots,f_r$ of length $r$. By considering heights we see that the minimal primes over the ideal $J=\langle f_1,\dots,f_r\rangle$ are the same as the minimal primes over $I$. Therefore $J$ and $I$ have the same radical, which implies the claim (with $W=V(J)$). QED

So if you are trying to draw counterexamples, you have to worry about whether that line on the paper has nilpotent elements in the structure sheaf...

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You will never see an example, for the following reason: given a local complete intersection $V$ inside $\mathbb{A}_k^n$, you can always find a global complete intersection $W$ inside $\mathbb{A}_k^n$ such that the reduced varieties associated to $V$ and $W$ are the same.

Proof:

Suppose $I$ is an ideal of $k[X_1,\dots,X_n]$ such that the variety $V(I)$ is a local complete intersection. This forces all the local rings of $V(I)$ to be Cohen-Macaulay, hence equidimensional. So the irreducible components of $V(I)$ all have the same codimension in $\mathbb{A}_k^n$; lets call this codimension $r$.

Since $k[X_1,\dots,X_n]$ is Cohen-Macaulay, the height of $I$ (which is $r$) is the same as its depth, meaning that $I$ contains a regular sequence $f_1,\dots,f_r$ of length $r$. By considering heights we see that the minimal primes over the ideal $J=\langle f_1,\dots,f_r\rangle$ are the same as the minimal primes over $I$. Therefore $J$ and $I$ have the same radical, which implies the claim (with $W=V(J)$). QED

So if you are trying to draw counterexamples, you have to worry about whether that line on the paper has nilpotent elements in the structure sheaf...