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thank you for joining us. this morning's accident happened in the 600 block of 35th street between interstate 235 and ingersoll, just north of price chopper. kcci's cynthia fodor joins us live from the scene with the very latest. cynthia: we are right here at the accident scene where one person was killed this morning around 8:45. as you can see right now, they are trying to move the car onto the tow truck to clean up the mangled mess. the car is so badly damaged, authorities could not tell the make or model of it this morning. police say the vehicle was cut in half after striking a high voltage power pole. it was sheared off by the impact of this. police say the passenger, 22-year-old scalicity boyd was ejected and died at the scene . i am told by family she has for
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young children, three children and a new baby. the driver survived, which looking at the car, people just cannot believe that anyone could survive this. he was troy mure junior and he was taken to mercy hospital. >> we believe it was traveling at a high rate of speed, slid out of control, and hit the pole. the fire started in the dry trees and extinguished itself. cynthia: you are looking at the car right now that is being moved onto a tow truck. rather, pieces of the car. police say the car was traveling at an extremely high rate of speed, perhaps more than 100 miles per hour south bound on 35th street when it lost control . the driver told police he was being chased down 35th street
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police are investigating that now, and we will have more coming up on kcci eight news tonight. mollie: thank you very much for that update. other breaking news we are following, a mother and her teenage daughter found shot to death in des moines. the suspect has been arrested. the shootings happened last night around 7:00. police have just released the names of the victims. kcci's alyx sacks joins us live with the new information. what is the relationship between the victims and the suspect? alyx: mollie, police say the victims are mother and daughter. the father and has been is the suspect. it is 42-year-old amy fraaken and 16-year-old amber fraaken. they were both found with gunshot wounds when the police got to the scene around 7:00 last night. they found the husband and father with self-inflicted gun
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background on the mother, she is a preschool teacher in des moines we have been told by a family member. she and the suspect had been married for about 15 years. when we spoke to des moines police they said some kind of domestic conflict could have been the motive. >> it's sensless and ridiculous. i mean, there is absolutely nothing that i can possibly think of or anybody else could possibly think of as a parent that would justify any type of this action. so we're going to do exactly what we need to do and do it right to make sure he's held accountable. alyx: sgt. parizek tells us the schools were notified last night so they can have grief counselors in place for the school they started today. coming up tonight on kcci, we spoke with a member of the family and we will find out more about the victims.
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mollie: we will have more on kcci.com. happening right now in ames iowa , state athletic director jamie pollard is addressing the media following this weekend's decision to fire head football coach paul rhoads. the news conference began just moments ago. let's take a listen. >> it involves tough decisions and being the athletics director in a lot of ways is not unlike being the head coach. the head coach has got to decide who the coordinator is, who starts at quarterback, who is on scholarship, who is not, who travels, who doesn't. all of those decisions disappoint somebody on the other side. this is a decision that i certainly wish i did not have to make. i wish we would not have been in this spot because i know it disappoints a lot people,
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especially coach roads, his staff. coach roads, his staff and our players handled this extremely well. i would not have thought or expected anything different from paul and his staff. they are classy people, they are friends. paul is my neighbor and i hope to have a great relationship with him for a long time. sometimes you can want something more than it once you. -- it wants you. i wanted him to be our coach. he wanted to be our coach, but it just was not meant to be. a couple clarifications. paul was not let go because of what happened on saturday.
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room, no one player, no one play costs the team a game. job. we made the decision to make the change as we simply did not win enough games and we were not trending in the right direction. why this week? there is never a good time to do was the best time for the players. they are all school this week. it gives them a chance to be able to deal with the challenges that come with the coaching change while they are still together, while they still have a chance to have their brotherhood and deal with it as a group rather than next week when they are not coming to practice, when they are trying to go to school. we felt it was just better to deal with it this week and give them the opportunity to deal
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without it was a better time for the coaching staff. the assistant coaches would have all been taken off to go on recruiting. mollie: you've been watching isu athletic director jamie pollard addressing the recent firing of head football coach paul rhoads. that news conference is being streamed live on our website kcci.com. the same will be true later this afternoon at 1:30 when rhoads is expected to talk more about the decision. of course, you can look for complete coverage later today on the news at 5:00 and 6:00. we expect some thawing this the sun is out, the temperatures lead to some trouble tonight on the metro road. frank: that is right, that is always a concern. the temperatures right now very nice. 44 already in the metro, wind generally out of the west at less than 10 miles per hour. down to the south, lamoni in the
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fort dodge, mason city in the mid 30's. we are going to be melting more snow, heading for a high of 46 in the metro. a mild evening, cooling off by 8:00 back into the mid-30's. good news in the 8 day forecast, temperatures back in the 50's for daytime highs. mollie: turning to national headlines today an arrest has , been made in the fatal shooting of a pregnant indianapolis woman during an apparent home invasion two weeks ago. police arrested 18-year-old larry taylor on a preliminary murder charge in amanda blackburn's killing. blackburn was 13-weeks pregnant at the time of the november 10 shooting. the baby did not survive. officers from the indianapolis police department's gang and violent crime units arrested taylor with help from u.s. marshals. a violent confrontation between a louisiana student and a gunman
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now, new orleans police are hoping that video will lead them to the gunman. according to police the suspect was dragging a woman to his parked suv when peter gold tried to help her. that's when the suspect shot gold in the stomach. the suspect then tried to shoot him again but the gun jammed. gold is expected to survive. also in new orleans sixteen , people were wounded after gunfire erupted last night at a block party and the shooting of a music video. police say two groups in the crowd opened fire on each other at a playground in the city's 9th ward. ten people were taken to the hospital by ambulances. police say as many as 500 people could have been in the park when the shooting occurred. no arrests have been made. still to comment this monday, how law enforcement will be enhancing security throughout the u.s. for travelers this thanksgiving week. a holiday tradition takes place
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci eight news at noon. with mollie cooney.
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people are gearing up for the thanksgiving holiday. and with the terrorist attacks in paris still fresh on everyone's mind, law enforcement is taking extra steps to keep travelers safe. jamie yuccas reports from new york. jamie: 46 million will travel in the united states this week. and they will see extra officers, patrol dogs, and guns at virtually every airport, train station, and tourist destination in the country. homeland security secretary jeh johnson says his agency is ready for anything. >> i always hesitate to rank threats, but the potential copycat, the lone wolf actor is one that we are continually focused on. jamie: lines at the airports will be longer, and slower. the tsa says it will handle 25 million passengers this week, with enhanced screenings. >> we're all a little bit more aware of the increased security now and that people might be a little more nervous. at the same time, we're still traveling. jamie: if travelers are nervous, so are the airlines.
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phony bomb threats re-directed three flights last week from the u.s. headed overseas, including a turkish airlines flight to istanbul sunday morning. in new york city sunday, police held a three-hour active shooter drill in the city's subway system. for the first time, their drill included an attacker in a suicide vest. >> we have now beefed up our resources that will be in a position to handle a significant number of events going on simultaneously or sequentially jamie: the department of . the department of homeland security says there are no credible threats anywhere in the united states. jamie yuccas, cbs news, new york. mollie: extra security is also in place for overseas flights heading into the united states. speaking of thanksgiving a , thanksgiving tradition took place this morning at terrace hill. >> zell weight and spike are free from the harm of carving
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mollie: as you heard, spike and zoey were pardoned by governor branstad. as we understand both will be , taken to living history farms where they'll live out their lives. we like a happy ending. frank: hard to believe thanksgiving is around the corner. hopefully this snow will be gone by thanksgiving. this taken by sherry irons. we still have some snow in gray's lake. lake and takes great pictures. thank you for sharing that on my facebook page. the north. 53. 53 in council bluffs. we have the sunshine out there, clouds.
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thanks to the brand from the west, northwest. if you look around on satellite radar, not much of any cloud cover. could see a few high clouds moving later today into tonight, but high pressure is dominating the weather across the midwest. here is your day planner. the mid 40's. make 30's. waking up tomorrow, 28 degrees. we will have to watch for some re-freeze tonight as we melt some of that snow. we have a stationary boundary wobbling across the state, playing around with our wind. eventually it will switch to more southeasterly. thanksgiving day looks like a pretty wet day, and on the backside, could be talking about some snow on friday.
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let's track down futurecast. high clouds rolling through, otherwise we see the sunshine and warm temperatures. tuesday and wednesday, even warmer, back near 50 tomorrow and in the 50's by wednesday. could see a chance for rain late in the day on wednesday, but better chances for thanksgiving day, especially off to the east. friday, we will have to keep an eye on that, could be looking at some flurries by the morning hour on friday. 46 degrees in des moines today, more melting happening. tonight, 28 degrees. watch for some re-freeze on your way to work tomorrow as the temperatures will be cold enough to re-freeze some of that snow that has melted. wednesday, there's that chance for rain. 52, not bad.
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we cool back down into the mid-30's by friday. could see if youth flurries on friday morning -- could see a few flurries on friday morning. a little bit wet on thanksgiving day but at least the temperatures stay warm. mollie: still to come today, hospice care is not about dying, it is about living. it's been her fight for twenty years. something is wrong with our healthcare system and it needs to be fixed. then, it was about health reform and getting eight million kids covered. now, it's about stopping republicans from repealing obamacare, and taking on insurance companies to bring down drug prices. i'm not going to let any family be deprived of healthcare. i'm not going to let the republicans rip up obamacare and throw it away.
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mollie: welcome back, everyone. likes to think about but we are the time comes. care month. stephanie bishop is director of extra care services. an important month to increase you for coming. tell us about hospice and some of. >> i think the thing about recognize, it is not about death the end of life. that is what we try to focus on at hci care services. the biggest question we get, why didn't i get these services sooner?
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you often cannot. if you start to see changes in your health, you need to talk to a hospice provider and talk to your physician about whether you qualify. mollie: is it up to the family? i always assumed it was the doctor. >> the doctor is certainly part of it, but we encourage people with their physician. one thing that has been apparent to me, it is just as difficult for physicians to talk about and of life as it is for any of us. if the patient could, and say, i want to have a conversation about hospice care services, that could open the door. mollie: what services are we talking about? >> nursing, psychosocial care services, spiritual services. it is the unique benefit that it
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goes beyond the patient. physical symptom management to the patient, you also our meeting with the family to talk their loved one goes through physical changes, and give them the support they need. mollie: what does your agency offer? >> ours is the homecare side of it. there are several reasons you could have homecare. they are certifying you for that care. there's also continuing care at home where ever you call home. that does not necessarily have to be ordered by your physician. that is something a family member or you yourself can identify. mollie: this is separate from hospice, so we are talking about an illness or injury. >> it could be something that you would recover from or it could be something that you are
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mollie: we have just scratched the service on something like this -- scratch the surface on something like this. how can we find out more about your service? >> hcicareservices.org. you can go to the national hospice and palliative care website. mollie: there is a number for you to call as well. thank it's called a rigged economy, and this is how it works. most new wealth flows to the top 1%. it's a system held in place by corrupt politics where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is powered by over a million small contributions, people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money.
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announcer: right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. mollie: finally this afternoon, we are getting ready for kevin cooney to sign off for the very last time. his final newscast before he retires will be tomorrow at 10:00. tonight, our viewers take the mic. our eric hanson spent months talking with iowans who have watched kevin for years. many said they feel like they're losing a family member even him. they say he is iowa. so be sure to catch eric's this is iowa report tonight. it's all about kevin and the impact he's made on so many of you. and vice versa. it's at a special time, kcci 8 news at 10:00. it is all about kevin. frank: i think you probably know a thing or two about that. mollie: he deserves it.
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frank: 46 degrees in the metro, cooler to the north. a nice day today, just a few high clouds. more melting happening, re-freeze tonight. we are warming up even more tomorrow. [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.] [cap it's been her fight for twenty years. something is wrong with our healthcare system and it needs to be fixed. then, it was about health reform and getting eight million kids covered. now, it's about stopping republicans from repealing obamacare, and taking on insurance companies to bring down drug prices. i'm not going to let any family be deprived of healthcare. i'm not going to let the republicans rip up obamacare and throw it away.
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