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we will be right eric: right now at 6:00 caught on camera -- a bus driver is accused of assaulting a teenaged special needs student. what witnesses say led up to the alleged attack. elizabeth: and a week-long manhunt comes to an end in kentucky.
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with the man on the run. >> kcci 8 news. eric: also this half hour, a new gym program in urbandale is teaching students all about including others and building new friendships. we'll tell you how it works and what students think about it so far, coming up. a pretty cool program. thanks for waking up with kcci 8 news this morning. i'm eric hanson. elizabeth: and i'm elizabeth klinge. a little preview of winter this morning. it will not stick around too long. metinka: you might have to warm the car up for a few minutes, 35 in des moines. the frosty is temperatures so far this season and the wind has settled down, not a factor today . a great afternoon, headed for 56 degrees with a slight chance for a few showers overnight and into early saturday. dealing with patchy fog this morning. in ottumwa, visited just
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give yourself extra time. rain gives out saturday morning giving way to a beautiful weekend, highs in the 50's and 60's. next week, 70's with the next chance of rain by the end of the week. eric: happening right now in des moines. a boil advisory is in effect after a water main broke last last night. des moines water works says the break is at east 46th and hubbell. and you'll notice a low water pressure from your faucets. water works says if you live in that area, you should drink bottled water or boil your tap water for at least three minutes before drinking to ensure the water is safe. but they say bathing and showering is ok as long as you don't swallow any water. water works will let you know when the advisory is lifted. you can also get that information on kcci and kcci.com. elizabeth: more big stories now -- a special needs student is allegedly assaulted by a johnston school bus driver. it was all caught on camera.
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hard to watch. you don't say that to me! elizabeth: the outburst began after a 15-year-old student bus driver robert scarbrough. scarbrough then walked to the back of the bus and, according to police, grabbed the student by his coat and struck him in the face. students can be heard screaming, demanding the driver to stop. at the next stop, students fled the bus in fear and found a nearby sheriff's deputy. gracie foster: people saw the officer and others were crying and stuff. and i think everyone was a little scared, even if they didn't want to admit it. elizabeth: this was scarbrough's first year as a johnston bus driver. the district reports there were no former complaints filed against him. he's now on administrative leave and faces assault and child endangerment charges. eric: three teenagers face new charges this morning in a clarion hazing case. the former clarion-goldfield-dows football
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counts of third-degree sexual abuse. that's in addition to one count of hazing and one count of simple assault. police say 18-year-old seth pille, 17-year-old michael shaffer, and 16-year-old tristan mewes assaulted younger football players in the locker room before practice. all three will be tried as adults on the sex abuse charges. wednesday, the clarion-goldfield-dows superintendent bob olsen confirmed the three suspects were expelled from school for the rest of the year. elizabeth: the des moines area religious council operates 12 food pantries in the metro and last month d.m.a.r.c. served more people than any month in its history. back in september 2012, the entire d.m.a.r.c. pantry network served 8700 individuals. this year in september they broke an all-time record for any month -- over 15,000 people. the executive director says one reason for the spike is the new river place pantry on euclid. it's serving a lot of immigrants who live in the area as well as older adults who use the federal supplemental food program next
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front door. sarai rice: we literally hit a sweet spot, and what that has meant is people who had need, but no access, all of a sudden have access and that site has just skyrocketed. elizabeth: a $10 million fund raising campaign kicked off this month. it will include a pantry on wheels, a specially-made truck taking food into under-served parts of polk county. eric: developing overnight -- a kentucky manhunt comes to an end. shaina humphries is following the latest. and shaina, they had been looking for this guy for several days now, right? shaina: they have. six days. 62-year-old floyd ray cook had been on the run since saturday when he allegedly shot and injured a tennessee police officer during a traffic stop. kentucky police say they caught up with cook overnight near the kentucky-tennessee border when they responded to a call of shots fired. the officers and cook exchanged fire and cook was fatally shot during the shootout. no officers were hurt. schools in the area had been closed while the manhunt was underway, but students will be
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returning this morning. also developing overnight, two police officers were shot and a robbery suspect was killed in a shootout in tennessee. police say it happened about 80 miles south of nashville. officers were responding to a home robbery call where the homeowner had been stabbed when they found the suspect and gunfire broke out. one officer was treated at the scene. another was flown to a hospital. the extent of his injuries has not been released. the suspect was killed. and it was a late night on capitol hill. while you were sleeping, congress was voting on a major budget and debt deal. after some opposition, lawmakers passed the legislation on to president obama for final approval. the two-year deal prevents a shutdown and raises the borrowing limit through early 2017. eric: to commitment 2016 news now -- it's gearing up to be another busy weekend on the campaign trial. -- campaign trail. several republican candidates are taking the stage in iowa. but it's reports of a meeting in washington that's getting a lot of attention. politico is reporting that representatives from republican campaigns are coming together in d.c. to discuss the debate process.
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they say they're not happy with how the republican national committee has organized this year's debates. this comes after wednesday's debate during which several candidates expressed disappointment with the moderators and their questions. elizabeth: it has been a wild since temperatures have been this cold. metinka: bundle up but at least the wind has settled down. no precipitation today. starting out frosty with temperatures either side of freezing. this afternoon maybe just a light jacket. highest 56 today's -- high is 56 today. showers during the evening and overnight. some of your trick-or-treat temperatures will be mild. they hold in the low-50's and a great warm-up this weekend. elizabeth: thanks.
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new this morning -- students at urbandale high school are getting a lesson in inclusion. eric: emmy victor is live there to tell us about a new pe program building new friendships. what's been happening there, emmy? emmy: the school in in the second year of a class called p.e.o.p.l.e for p.e. and it brings a group of both general ed and special ed students get together for some fun. it all happens inside these gym doors beside me every other thursday of the month. they have multiple stations sets up -- set up, scooter, volleyball, and hula hoop. or soccer. the purpose are for the general and students to serve -- to help special needs students so they can monitor their activities. the physical education teacher of the program says that the general needs students benefit by making a difference in the lives of someone else. and learn about themselves. special needs students benefit from making more friends inside
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olivia daumueller: we are so lucky to have this program at urbandale high school. it is not something that a lot of people get to do. and through this i have learned about myself and a lot about lucy and people with disabilities. >> my favorite part about p.e is seeing my friend olivia. emmy: what is cool about them, because just like every other student, they are paired up to each other with -- because of similar characteristics. it is important to note that all of the activities they are doing are training them from the special olympics -- four the special olympics. reporting live in urbandale, emmy victor, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. elizabeth: such a great opportunity. eric: still ahead on kcci -- college basketball season is underway. a first look at this year's iowa hawkeye team. elizabeth: plus, trip of a lifetime. an ankeny girl gets a standing ovation at a football game in texas. why her mother says the support
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means so much. eric: and dress your pet. more americans are picking out costumes for their pets this halloween. we'll tell you this year's most popular choices. and if you're just joining us this morning -- a boil advisory is in effect for parts of des moines. des moines water works says it's due to a water main break at east 46th and hubbell late last -- douglas that happened last night. you're urged to use bottled water or boil water for at least three minutes before drinking. shaina: our map is green all over, a welcome sight here and if you are leaving soon, should be an easy drive. no accidents or slowdowns at this point. we will keep a close eye on it. we will give you a look at the roads. 3580 at hickman, a few more
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz, and right now coverage with shaina humphries.
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grab a warmer coat. 36 in des moines. 31 in ames. let the car warm up and scrape a little frost off the windshield here a gorgeous fall day. despite the clouds, highs in the mid-50's. we will track a few showers that will move through during this evening but they should be out of here and a great looking eight day forecast filled with a welcome warm-up. elizabeth: thank you. this morning, the mets and the royals are in new york, ready for game three of the world series. kansas city currently leads the series 2-0. and a win tonight would put them in a very good position to win the whole series. k.c.'s starting pitcher, yordano ventura, says he's ready to go, but knows it'll be tougher in new york in front of a crowd of mets fans. game three starts tonight at 7:07 on fox. eric: basketball is back. it was the first night of college hoops last night. it's only exhibition play, but it's still a first look at this
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year's teams for fans. the iowa hawkeyes took on the university of sioux falls last night. senior point guard mike gesell looked really good with 24 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists on the night. the hawks get an easy win 99-73. they'll have another exhibition game next friday. elizabeth: turning to football, the 10th ranked and undefeated iowa hawkeyes stay home this weekend to take on a struggling 2-5 maryland team. there are still thousands of tickets left for tomorrow's game at kinnick. kickoff is at 2:36 p.m. and you can watch it on abc. and iowa state is staying home. they'll take on the texas longhorns tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. on fox sports one. a follow up now to a story we brought you on wednesday. a young girl from ankeny got to go on the trip of a lifetime thursday -- all thanks to the tcu football program. eric: decked out in tcu purple and a number 2 jersey -- 7-year-old abby faber got to take in the sights and sounds of tcu's game against west virginia last night. right from the field! elizabeth: you may remember the touching photo that went viral
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of tcu's quarterback trevone boykin with faber during the coin toss of the iowa state game two weeks ago. that moment sparked a connection between the fabers and the team and fans in fort worth, texas. jenny faber: to me, it speaks volumes about tcu. the support from strangers is awesome, and helps fill your heart back up. eric: abby and her family actually were flown down to texas on a private jet. abby has a form of cerebral palsy and tcu fans have set up a crowd funding account to help with costs of her medical bills. so far, it's raised more than $34,000. we have a link to it on our website, kcci.com. so cool. elizabeth: how one little act of kindness has blowed up. eric: just a couple seconds of asking her name. elizabeth: shaina humphries -- turning to economic headlines now. shaina humphries has stories you
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need to know to keep yourself and your bank account safe. shaina: we have another vehicle recall to tell you about this morning for a problem that could seriously hurt you or your family members. honda is recalling older model accords to fix airbag inflation problems. the automaker says the side airbags can inflate if a door is slammed too hard. this affects 2008 and 2009 accords. 19 people have filed injury claims because of this problem. customers will start getting recall notices in mid-december and honda says you should take your car to a dealer for a software fix. and right now, midamerican energy is warning customers of a phone scam. the polk county sheriff's office says someone calls a business claiming to be with midamerican. the caller id even comes up as midamerican. the caller then says the business owner is past due on their utility bill and that they must pay through credit or pre-paid debit card. midamerican says if you get one of these calls, just hang up. eric: more economic headlines now -- wall street ended in negative territory thursday following news that the federal reserve will leave interest rates at record low levels for now.
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the dow fell almost 24 points. the nasdaq lost more than 21. and the s&p 500 dropped just about a point. parents listen up -- pottery barn kids is recalling its avengers and darth vader water bottles this morning because the paint on the outside could violate the lead paint standard. customers should bring back the bottles for a refund and $20 gift card. to use for something else. no injuries have been reported so far. isn't just for humans. pets ar taking part in the -- pets are taking part in the and numbers show their owners are spending more and more money to get them dressed up. the national retail federation will spend about $350 million on costumes for their pets this year. a survey shows the most popular pet costumes this year are a pumpkin and a hot dog. classic. "star wars" characters are also very popular. for humans and animals.
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eric: the puppy pope was one of my favorite. metinka, what is going -- what is it going to be like weather-wise? metinka: a couple of cycles maybe but temperatures decent -- showers but temperatures through the 50's through the sydney. a couple to through this evening. just a couple of raindrops. the system is still off to the west but moving to the north. most of the rainfall should stay across kansas into missouri but we will catch a little bit of it. i 5:00 or 6:00 this evening, showers will move in across the western iowa counties and early saturday morning, more showers, by 6:00 a.m., rain pushing and skies clearing by 3:00 p.m.. in des moines, clear skies,
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sunrise at 7:44, frosty this morning, 36 in des moines and the wind has settled down. that will not be a factor in your outdoor plans, coming in from the south at five miles per hour. clouds rolling in from the southwest, a high near 56 degrees, a light jacket this afternoon. tomorrow, the rain moves out early in the morning giving way to a gorgeous weekend, set your clocks back one hour on sunday. temperatures begin their warming trend on the weekend and close to 70 on sunday and they stay around the 70 degree mark through the upcoming week. tuesday and wednesday, highs could be in the mid-70's across parts of the state. another chance of rain by the end of next week. elizabeth: let's get a look at the roads. shaina: looking good, nothing to worry you. up to is be in most areas in the metro at it should stay that way
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mobile speed units, 1700 park avenue. 1900 sw 9th street. a polk county car in des moines at 1000 northeast 54th avenue. and another in bondurantnt northeast 56th street. elizabeth: this morning, we're continuing our month long series aimed at a better you -- ways to improve your health, your home, your life. eric: today, three healthy foods you should be eating, but probably aren't. first, you'd never guess this -- sardines. they are one of the best sources of heart-healthy, mood-boosting omega-3 fats, and they're packed with vitamin d. elizabeth: two, kefir. it's kind of like yogurt in a glass. it's packed with calcium and probiotics. i think it is pretty good. eric: three, lentils. they are packed with protein, fiber, iron, and folate. plus, they're budget-friendly.
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elizabeth: welcome back. it's the great pumpkin shortage right now across the country. eric: there may be plenty this halloween, but come thanksgiving it could be another story. nikole killion is live now. and nikole, this could really impact everything from your pumpkin pie to your pumpkin spice latte. nikkole: that is right. folks are being told to stock up now with the pumpkin supply down and the craze for pumpkin items only going up. at this maryland orchard, plenty of pumpkin pickings. but elsewhere, it hasn't been a good year for gourds. >> it was a challenging growing year for most growers in the united states. nikole: tyler butler is one of them. >> this is called a cinderella pumpkin. nikole: and says the yield is lower than in years past. >> this is our irrigation system. nikole: caused in part by wet weather. >> it's just a wet year. and then we had a really, really dry middle growing season, so it is challenging. nikole: in fact, heavy rains destroyed this year's crop in illinois, which produces much of
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the nations' stock. >> with the shortage, it's not really affecting your jack-o-lantern pumpkins. maybe a little bit, but for the most part you might see that price issue in the supermarket when you're buying canned pumpkin. nikole: canned pumpkin producer libby's and parent company nestle notes its harvest was cut in half, warning that once it ships the rest -- "we'll have no libby's pumpkin to sell until the harvest of 2016." >> i hope that doesn't have too much of an effect. i do enjoy pumpkin pie. nikole: the scarce supply spooking some as demand increases for all things pumpkin , from breads and donuts to ice cream and cookies, even oreos generating more than $360 million in sales last year, according to nielsen. even though some items are not made with real pumpkin, many do, including starbucks, which just added it to its popular pumpkin spice latte. the coffeemaker tells us "it's not at all concerned about an
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eric: no shortage. nikole, looking ahead to halloween, the white house is celebrating a day early. what are they doing? nikole: welcoming trick-or-treaters. we know the president and first lady will be handing out treats to children as they usually do, many of them from military families. the white house says this is one of their favorite events. elizabeth: nikole killion live in washington for us. more new ahead in our next half hour -- surveillance video of a shootout. and a student assaulted. we will look at beggars night locations. eric: and emmy victor is live at urbandale high school where a
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the students raving next. eric: new video this morning of the moments before a deadly gang shoot-out. see the seconds that left bikers scrambling for cover. elizabeth: a plane burst into flames before even taking off. how another pilot's good eye stopped things from getting even worse. eric: plus, caught on camera -- students capture a bus driver throwing a student to the
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ground. reaction from the girl who took the video and the school district's response. >> the most-watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. elizabeth: welcome back on this friday. i'm elizabeth klinge. eric: and i'm eric hanson. along with shaina and metinka. we are getting ready for beggars night. which houses have investigating -- cap the best candy -- has the best candy? metinka: no heavy coats and you might not need the umbrella. this morning, you will need the warm coat. 35 degrees we start. your morning commute might have patchy fog but the wind has settled down.
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ames and ottumwa, they have fallen back to a half-mile so give yourself extra time to get where you are going. by midmorning, the fog will have burned off and the temperature will be couple. overnight into saturday, light rain showers arriving in western iowa by 6:00 p.m. and central iowa by not :00 p.m. -- 9:00. next week, temperatures near 70. shaina: breaking news overnight from kentucky -- authorities say a wanted suspect has been shot and killed after a week-long, two-state manhunt. 62-year-old floyd ray cook was wanted for killing a tennessee police officer and firing at a kentucky trooper. police say they found cook early this morning in kentucky and exchanged gun fire. no officers were injured. also happening overnight, congress has approved an ambitious budget and debt deal to avoid what could have been a catastrophic default. the deal raises the debt ceiling for the federal government for the next two years, until march 2017.
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hours ago with a 64-35 vote. right now, police are trying to figure out who released video from inside that texas restaurant that was the scene of a biker gang shootout back in may. this is security camera footage from the twin peaks restaurant in waco. you see several bikers armed. others scrambling for cover. in the end, nine bikers were killed. this is incident is one of the most violent among motorcycle clubs. 177 bikers have been charged in connection with the shootout. and some scary moments for passengers sitting on a runway in florida as the plane erupts into flames. the small airline dynamic is under the microscope right now as the faa tries to figure out why fuel was pouring from an engine. the jet was taxiing to take off to venezuela when a pilot on another flight spotted the leaking fuel. watch as the door opens, the emergency chute inflates, and passengers begin to slide to safety through thick clouds of black smoke. the fire was knocked down within a couple of minutes.
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more than 20 people were injured, one of them seriously. eric: to today's big stories -- a special needs student allegedly assaulted by a johnston school bus driver caught on camera by other students on the bus. >> i am sorry. hit me again! i am sorry. eric: police arrested 61-year-old robert scarbrough. he now faces assault and child endangerment charges. the outburst began after a 15-year-old student threw an object at scarbrough. the driver walked to the back of the bus and, according to police, grabbed the special needs student by his coat and struck him in the face. >> christian was repeatedly saying, "i'm sorry, i'm sorry," and everyone else was telling the bus driver to stop. eric: this was scarbrough's first year as a johnston bus driver. the district says he is now on administrative leave. elizabeth: three students are now facing addition charges in a hazing investigation at clarion high school. the clarion-goldfield-dows football players each now face three counts of third degree sexual abuse.
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that's in addition to hazing and assault charges. all three students are accused of assaulting younger football players before practice. right now several des moines residents are under a boil advisory due to a water main break late last night. water works says the break is at east 46th and hubbell avenue and has caused a loss of pressure in the distribution system. when the water comes back on residentare advised to use bottled water or boil water for at least three minutes until they're notified that water is safe. eric: new this morning -- a high school p.e. class is combining general education and special needs students to build friendships at school. elizabeth: emmy victor got the chance to visit urbandale high school to see the students in action. she is live to tell us more about the new program. emmy? emmy: it is a special group. this is something very unique because not a lot of kids are
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15 students are in the class. >> first of all, it is fun. they move around and they get some exercise and work some skills while they are at it. emmy: it is a great way to have fun and break a sweat. students breakout into stations and bp are leaders can help out -- the peer leaders will help out and jump in and play scooter or shoot hoops and show students how it is done. the special education students can go at their own pace and have someone to cheer them on. the general education students learn more about disabilities and their own strengths. the class meets every other thursday andy -- and the peer leaders rotate so they learn about each students individual disability. elizabeth: such a cool program, thank you.
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elizabeth: a whirlwind adventure. an iowa girl flown to texas to attend a football game. hear how tcu made abby faber feel extra special. eric: a positive post. an arizona man takes to facebook after an interaction with police. see his message that is going viral this morning. metinka: the weather not too scary this evening, a slight chance for a few showers slowly moving in and nice mild temperatures. a welcome warm-up on the way. shaina: looking fine on the roads here it is a little chilly. no problems on the roads. the west makes master, the only trouble at -- mix master, moving along just fine.
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metinka: grab a warm coat, it is a little frosty, 36 in des moines and watch for patchy fog. headed for a gorgeous afternoon, clouds will move in and highs near 56. a slight chance of showers moving into western iowa after 6:00 p.m. and arriving in central iowa closer tonight :00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. elizabeth: it's a story we first told you about on wednesday. an ankeny girl's life forever changed by a simple question -- what's your name? shaina: it's a whirlwind story about abby faber, who was flown to fort worth, texas yesterday to attend the tcu horned frogs
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>> i feel famous, because they keep sending the picture back and back to us. shaina: that picture has now gone viral. it was a special moment between quarterback trevone boykin and abby -- captured last week in ames. now a week later, 7-year-old abby and her family got a standing ovation at tcu's stadium. mom tells kcci they had a fabulous time. they met tcu's coach, gary patterson, they were out on the field after the 1st quarter -- and abby was featured in a video shown on the big screen. they fly back to iowa today. elizabeth: what an amazing experience. eric: very cool. and right now, the mets and the royals are already in new york, ready for game three of the world series. kansas city leads the series 2-0. game three starts tonight at 7:07 on fox. the mets will be at home tonight at citi field trying to dig itself out of a hole. elizabeth: in other sports news -- a great night for the u.s. in
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scotland at the gymnastic world championships. simone biles is now the first woman to win three straight. gabby douglas took silver after taking two years off following her olympic all-around title. she is the first -- shaina: switching gears now to a photo that is going viral on facebook. an arizona man posted about being pulled over by tucson police in the middle of the night for a missing headlight. he was carrying a gun and says officers had to disarm him during the stop. but they complimented the way he handled it, and let him off with a warning. hildreth says he wanted to share his good interaction and posted a message on facebook that gained national attention. the police department thanked hildreth for the post and shared it. a good thing to see.
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elizabeth: great to see positive information. all across central iowa costumed beggars night. in the metro, the local tradition is to tell a joke -- to get your treat. do you have favorite jokes? your kids? does the ghost do when he gets into his car? puts on his sheet belt. shaina: i have to work on my reactions. eric: "they are so funny!" kiddos will be trick-or-treating in altoona, ames, ankeny, clive, des moines, johnston, norwalk, urbandale, waukee, west des moines, and windsor heights, among others tonight. others are tomorrow night. there is a complete list of beggars night activities and times on the kcci app and online. get your jokes ready and send us
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we love sharing them on facebook and our website. shaina: traffic picking up, bundle up, only at 36 degrees. we have the forecast and she will make no wendy's sun will set tonight -- when the sun will set tonight. >> ahead on cbs this morning, in kentucky what he meant accused of shooting at police is killed
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we are celebrating our >> weather is never more than five minutes away. only on "kcci 8 news this morning." metinka: good morning. a frosty start but the weather does not look too scary for your trick or treat plans, temperatures in the low-50's and especially in the western part of the viewing areas and the sun said that 6:12 -- sunset at 6:12 -- sun sets at 6:12. a half-mile visibility in ames and ottumwa.
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fog everywhere. -- had you fog everywhere. -- patchy fog everywhere. the rain across kansas and oklahoma and nebraska and lifting to the north. the system will -- by 6:00 p.m., a few showers across the western counties arriving in central iowa closer to 9:00. they may stay dry during the trick or treat times. tomorrow at 6:00 a.m., the showers press to the east and low -- light reciprocation. -- precipitation. clearing skies saturday afternoon. in des moines, clear skies and 36 degrees right now and a light wind. headed for 56 this afternoon, a comfortable fall afternoon. clouds rolling in but the showers should hold off until late this evening and they will be out of here early saturday
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weekend. highs close to 60 on saturday and close to 70 on sunday. set your clocks back early sunday morning. next week looks beautiful, the first few days of november getting off to the perfect start with highs on the either side of 70. eric: is traffic spooky? shaina: it is not. i almost used a ghost voice. no problems. here are your mobile speed units -- on the north end of the book on a club course -- golf club. one at 1900 sw 9th street. a polk county car in des moines at 1000 northeast 54th avenue.
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herb-seasoned pulled chicken, fresh toasted with melty cheese n' crisp veggies on freshly baked bread. enjoy it while it's here! subway. eat fresh. eric: news to go. a boil advisory is in effect after a water main broke last -- late last night. des moines water works says the break is at east 46th and hubbell. and if you live in that area, you might notice a low water pressure from your faucets. water works says you should drink bottled water or boil your tap water for at least three
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water works will let you know when the advisory is lifted. elizabeth: a johnston bus driver is expected to appear in court this morning. 61-year-old robert scarbrough is charged with child endangerment and assault. he is accused of hitting a special needs student and it was caught on camera. >> get your ass up here. you don't say that to me. >> stop, stop! elizabeth: the outburst began after a 15-year-old student threw an object at scarbrough. according to police, grabbed the -- he grabbed the student by his coat and struck him in the face. the district says he is now on administrative leave. eric: three clarion-goldfield-dows football players each now face three counts of third degree sexual abuse. police say 18-year-old seth pille, 17-year-old michael shaffer, and 16-year-old tristan mewes assaulted younger football players in the locker room before practice. all three will be tried as adults on the sex abuse charges. the boys are also expelled for the rest of the year.
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elizabeth: hot off a gop debate this week, at least nine candidates will be in des moines for the republican party of iowa's growth and opportunity party. that's at the varied industries building at the state fairgrounds on saturday. the event starts at 10:30 a.m. and runs until 4:00 p.m. tickets are available for $10 online. shaina: police in tennessee say a fugitive is now dead after a shootout overnight. 62-year-old floyd ray book was accused of -- floyd ray cook was accused of shooting a tennessee police officer and firing at a kentucky state trooper. cook was a convicted rapist and was wanted for failing to register as a sex offender. fort lauderdale's airport is back open this morning after a plane caught fire before take off thursday afternoon. 20 people were injured. when a dynamic airways plane burst into flames. the fire forced passengers to evacuate as thick black smoke consumed the plane. the plane's left engine caught fire as it taxied for take off to venezuela. overnight, the senate passed a budget bill proposal that postpones the possibility of a
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the senate approved the measure around 3:00 this morning. the proposal now goes to president obama's desk for his signature. and this morning, congressman paul ryan of wisconsin begins his first full day as the 54th speaker of the house. ryan needed 218 votes to assume the speakership and received 236, placing him second in line for the presidency. eric: tonight is game three in the world series for the kansas city royals taking on the new york mets. kansas city currently leads the series 2-0. game three in new york city starts tonight at 7:07 on fox. elizabeth: happy early halloween, everyone! it's beggars night for a dozen central iowa communities. go to kcci.com or view the list on our mobile app. hope the costumes are warm, it's -- they will not need the codes -- coats? metinka: temperatures in the
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50's, nothing to worry about, they will need the warm coat in the morning. 36 in des moines and clear skies and patchy fog. be careful, you may need a couple extra minutes to get where you are going, today a high of 56. a few showers rolling into central iowa likely by 9:00, but they may wait until after beggars night. rain showers out by early saturday morning and the warming trend begins with highs next week in the 70's. shaina: traffic looks pretty good. a few areas where they might be slightly slow down. it has begun after the west mixmaster, east, you might be slow down and valley west. that might affect your drive times but probably only a couple of minutes. just six from the east to downtown. coming from farther, your drive
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times are pretty normal. 11 minutes from ankeny to downtown and 27 from indianola and 27 from about and 29 from newton. eric: not got -- have a great night. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its
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