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it took other guests just ten minutes. according to the complaint, at some point during their stay, drury staff called police to say taylor and her friend were engaging in prostitution because they were "men dressed as women." >> it's important to send a clear message not only to the drury but other businesses in iowa but also transgender people in iowa that they have rights. vanessa: taylor was arrested and charged with possessing hormone pills without a copy of a prescription. she was held for 8 days in polk county jail and missed the funeral. when taylor bonded out, we tried to talk to her, but she didn't want to comment. >> this type of discrimination is not only wrong and unfair it's illegal. ,vanessa: all charges against taylor were eventually dismissed. aclu leaders tell me they will wait to see what the civil rights commission does before they make their next move. we reached out to drury officials but have yet to hear back. live in west des moines, vanessa peng, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. steve: severe weather warning. forecasters say 63 million
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people in the central midwest could be in the path of some bad weather this week. colliding air masses could blow-up high winds and maybe even spin-up some tornadoes. the threat tomorrow stretches all the way from san antonio to chicago to cleveland. meteorologist kurtis gertz now with our storm team 8 forecast. kurtis: is now spinning around utah. it is solely going to kick off to the northeast. heavy snow in the mountains of colorado, even some snow out in nebraska. heaviest rain across the northern half of the state, extending up toward the twin cities. our timeline -- quiet tonight, maybe a little drizzle overnight. thunderstorms erupted tomorrow afternoon. 3:00 p.m. temperature, 61. storm prediction center has the metro and areas to the south in
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an enhanced risk for severe weather. it is this area and orange we are concerned about, and that spreads into missouri and illinois. timing details coming up. kevin: right now, authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in pomeroy. the calhoun county sheriff's office and iowa dci say they found a male around 2:00 this morning. no arrests yet. the man's identity has not been released. an autopsy is planned. new information polk county authorities identify three people hurt in a shooting at evolution nightclub early sunday morning. 25-year-old geraldine lindsey of illinois, 19-year-old marquise thompson, and 33-year-old steve gibbs, both of des moines, are all recovering. 20-year-old dashawn smith of des moines was killed. no arrests in the case yet. anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact polk county crime stoppers at
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steve: new at 5:00 details , revealed in court today, explain why a des moines teenager says he was at rupert and harriett anderson's eastside des moines home after police say he beat rupert to death and seriously injured harriett. kcci's kim st. onge was at the polk county courthouse for day 3 of the ngor makuey trial. kim: steve, new video shows a short exchange between a police officer and 19-year-old ngor makuey when she saw him standing at the anderson's front door just minutes after the attack. during that short exchange shown in this video, makuey told senior police officer linda powers he was at the anderson's home to pick up a dog as the couple owned vista boarding kennels for several decades. powers described makuey as calm and says he didn't immediately strike her as a suspect because he didn't try to run away. after the state rested its case, makuey's mother testified for the defense, saying ngor was born in an ethiopian refugee camp and was exposed to a lot of violence. she also discussed his prior
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drug addiction, which landed him in a group home and her concerns about his tendency to talk to himself. >> you can't talk by yourself if alone. maybe something kick in your mind to make you to be talk alone, but if you're normal, you can't talk alone. kim: makuey's attorneys are using the insanity defense, but his mother says he was never treated for mental illness. by the way, his mom says the metal spatula he allegedly used during the attack belongs to her. live in studio, kim st. onge, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. kevin: new at 5:00 two iowa men , are back in a boston court today charged with making threats against a pokemon competition. prosecutors say kevin norton of ames and james stumbo of boone used social media to threaten violence at the event in saying august, they had a stash of weapons in their car when they tried to register. they've been held without bail after pleading not guilty to weapons charges. des moines police are asking for your help identifying two people
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caught on surveillance breaking into a laundromat. this happened at the laundry place on east university avenue. investigators say surveillance video shows the pair forcing their way from a public area of the laundry into a private office. if you recognize those people are you have any other information about the suspects, contact polk county crime stoppers at 515-223-1400. steve: new information on an ambulance and car collision this morning in des moines. this happened just before at 7:30 a.m. southwest 7th and mlk. police say the driver of the car didn't see the lights or hear the siren and turned right in front of the ambulance. the ambulance was carrying one patient. the patient and ambulance driver were taken to a local hospital. new numbers from the iowa department of transportation show that deadly crashes in the state are on pace with last year at this time. so far, 273 deaths have been reported on iowa roads. that compares to 274 at this
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-- and 216 at this time in 2013. kevin: commitment 2016, we're now 4 days away from the democratic presidential debate. kcci is co-sponsoring at drake university in des moines. john dickerson and nancy cordes of cbs will moderate along with yours truly and the des moines register's kathie obradovich. kcci's emmy victor is at drake university's campus where they are already setting up and students are getting pumped up. emmy: i'm here at drake university where a massive setup is being held for the democratic debate taking place here this saturday. from the students to the faculty , there is lots of excitement for that event. trucks are arriving and workers are unloading the bits and pieces needed to host a national debate on a college campus. >> i am kind of a politics nerd, so i think it is pretty exciting that we are having the debate here at our school. emmy: some areas are already being blocked off to get ready for the big day. >> campus has been very excited and vibrant and alive and it is nice to see people come together for an event like this.
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around this week but knowing , that the next president may be at their school this weekend. students are willing to pay the price. >> you may have to take a longer route to get to some of the buildings, but other than that, i just think it is awesome. emmy: some students were around for the last debate. so this is all brand new for the underclassmen. >> i found out that about a month into school that it was being held five minutes from our i am living. emmy: the students will be watching the debate all over campus. only a lucky handful have a ticket to watch inside. >> i am a little jealous that i don't get to go to the actual debate, but it is really cool. emmy: at drake, emmy victor, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader . kevin: if you have questions, e-mail us at steve: this week on kcci we are , looking into the issues the democratic presidential candidates will likely cover on
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saturday. tonight at 10:00 it's college , affordability. we look at the problems with financial aid, student loans, and the work/school balance. tomorrow night it's wage stagnation. what happens when income doesn't keep up with the cost of living. a quick programming note to you. due to technical problems at mediacom, some cable tvs might not be able to tune to kcci's high-definition signal. if you're having trouble receiving kcci-hd, rescan the channels on your tv. mediacom customers with a cable box are likely not affected by this problem. steve: coming up on the news at 5:00 immigration setback. , an appeals court rules against president obama's executive order on immigration. why his administration says it's now taking the case to the supreme court. kevin: plus, police car crash. dash cam video captures this officer rolling multiple times. we will show you what caused all this. sally: milwaukee matchup.
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with a preview of tonight'sson of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over a million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay,
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people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 5:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst, and chief meteorologist john mclaughlin. kevin: eight republican presidential candidates take the debate stage tonight in a prime time matchup. steve: meanwhile 4, lower-tier candidates face-off in just under an hour. kcci's sally kidd is live in our
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and sally, what can we expect to see tonight? the stage means each candidate will get more time to talk. but how well will they behave? , will trump go after carson? mr. trump: if you try to hit your mother over the head with a hammer, your poll numbers go up. sally: will carson go after the media? dr. carson: if our media is no better than investigating than that, it's sick. sally: the milwaukee matchup will be the first debate since the campaigns complained about how the events are handled. >> especially given the big personalities up there and the drama of it all, by definition you are going to have some chaos. it's almost like the iron law of the republican debate. sally: the primetime line up includes jeb bush, ben carson, ted cruz, carly fiorina, john kasich, rand paul, marco rubio, and donald trump. the latest polls show trump and
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marco rubio gaining momentum. >> marco rubio has to continue his good debate performances. sally: jeb bush, who's out with a new campaign ad, is probably under the most pressure, analysts say, with slumping poll numbers and flat performances in previous debates. >> my guess is he'll come out far differently. he'll be more aggressive, he won't answer the questions that the press asks him, he'll answer the questions he wants to answer. sally: debate host fox business network says the questions will focus on jobs, taxes, and the economy, as well as domestic and international policy issues. both from tonight's primetime lineup due to low poll numbers were new jersey governor chris christie and former arkansas governor mike huckabee. steve: sally, ben carson is under fire for claims he made in his biography, are we likely to see a more combative carson tonight?
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sally: carson's campaign manager says he is more fired up this time around and that if he is attacked you'll see him hit back , harder than ever before. steve? steve: thank you very much. tonight's debate starts at 8:00 iowa time. watch it live on the fox business network, that's mediacom channel 248 or 775. fresh off the debate, 2 candidates are heading to the des moines area tomorrow morning. jeb bush will serve coffee during hy-vee's veterans day breakfast at 9:00 in johnston. a.m. he'll also hold a town hall meeting at 6:15 tomorrow night at the waukee fire department. in ames, rand paul will host a pints for liberty event at jeff's pizza tomorrow night at 9:00. chris christie and marco rubio will also make stops around the state. kevin: right now, appealing to the highest court. president obama wants to take his plan to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation to the supreme court. the plan impacts immigrants
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brought to the united states illegally as children and parents of us citizens and permanent residents. monday, a circuit court of appeals in louisiana agreed with the federal judge who earlier this year blocked the president's initiative. critics say the plan is an act of executive overreach. the white house argues the president does have the power to take action without lawmakers approval. >> if congress is ready to get to work and actually do the right thing for the country and pass comprehensive immigration reform along the lines of what passed the senate in bipartisan fashion a couple of years ago, the president would happily rescind his executive order. kevin: if the supreme court does take up the administration's appeal this term, a decision could come next year. steve: new at 5:00 the senate , joins the house in passing a $607 billion defense bill. it contains a provision banning guantanamo bay detainees from being moved to the united states. president obama has tried to bring detainees to the us, and -- to the u.s. and closing
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gitmo since taking office. so far, the white house has not threatened to veto the bill. missouri legislative black caucus members are scheduled to meet with university of missouri protestors after the ouster of the school's top 2 campus officials. student complaints about racism led to monday's announcement that the university system's president and columbia campus chancellor would resign. kurtis, you have been a very busy man this afternoon but there is something coming. kurtis: we have a very strong system that is going to slide our way. looks like a pretty good chance of severe storms tomorrow. it looks like there e a pretty good risk of some high winds. then, an elevated risk for hail, flash flooding, and even an elevated risk for tornadic activity.
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gusts to around 55 miles per hour. along with thunderstorms, the backside. 63 degrees today, i hope you had a chance to enjoy. 56, a few showers at 7:00 a.m.. precipitation chances really increase. widespread thunderstorms as we head into the mid afternoon. the system well to the west out in eastern utah and western colorado right now. starting to see some snow around steamboat springs into grand mesa colorado. all this spin in the atmosphere spinning right over the top of iowa during the peak heating of the day. in behind is some snow as close
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here is our cloud cover moving in. there could be some morning drizzle and showers. firing up during the afternoon our. as the system wraps up, look at all this spin in the atmosphere. clearing the state at about 1:00 a.m. and that is when the high winds will really get going. as we get into thursday afternoon, it stays windy with some sunshine. storms could move as fast as 55, 60 miles per hour. rainfall anywhere from one half inch to well over an inch and a half. tonight, drizzle developing late. tomorrow, thunderstorms likely. some of these could be severe.
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wednesday night into thursday, gusts near 55. quiet for the weekend, although saturday steve: could dip down below freezing for the first time in a long time. -- saturday could dip down below freezing. steve: we are looking good, just some slowdowns in some spots. eight minutes to the west and seven minutes to the east. kevin: as always kcci 8 news is , live with new developments right now. here's what we're working on for 6:00. mark: it was just a little over two weeks ago when investigators say a man sent his girlfriend on fire. an update on her condition and what may have led to it. cynthia: get ready for a ride back into history. i will show you how fargo is
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andy: the iowa hawkeye football team is going for the best start in school history on saturday night. at the game is being upstaged by the wrestling meet earlier in the day.
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it took alexis 4 years to earn her college degree.but it will take her 25 years to pay off her student loans. join the fight to make college affordable.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. steve: a terminally ill star wars fan, who saw the upcoming film early, has lost his battle with cancer. daniel fleetwood was just 32-years-old. last week, he attended a special screening of "star wars episode seven, the force awakens." this, after his wife and supporters asked disney to help fulfill daniel's dying wish. even luke skywalker himself, mark hamill, joined the force for daniel cause. daniel's wife ashley announced his passing on her facebook page this morning. we havav dramatic body cam video that shows a woman ramming her vehicle into a police car. kevin: this all on folders in friday sand springs, oklahoma.
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police say he was going to set some of those stop sticks, but realized he didn't have time. he fired off to shot that are. -- fired up two shots at her. the woman was eventually tased and faces a long list of charges. just keep swimming. steve: that's exactly what dory, from "finding nemo", plans to do. a brand new trailer is out for the new movie "finding dory." ellen degeneres actually debuted it on "the ellen show" this afternoon. ellen of course voices dory. finding dory hits theaters next , -- next year, 13 years after nemo first arrived on screen. i.r. number going to that with our girls. kevin: it was so well done. beautiful stuff. back in a moment with a final check of your forecast. you are watching a beautiful view.
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kurtis: flight out there tonight, a big storm on the way. enhanced risk for severe weather in the metro in south.
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