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in the video behind me, you can see the dog is wearing a collar its wounds. the owner, who lives in burnside, is still paying medical bills, she says she wants justice. bob marley doesn't show it, but one look as his face and you know he's suffered. >> he deserves some justice, he deserves medical help. he didn't do anything to deserve this. vanessa: chastity wilson says she didn't find out about her dog's burn injuries until she went to pick him up from a person that was watching him. >> i said, when did this happen? and he said, about three days ago. vanessa: wilson says the man told her he poured hot grease on bob marley and didn't take the dog to a vet. >> bob was injured but he didn't do anything to help. >> disheartening sight to see the dog with lots of burns around the face and the head area. vanessa: the webster sheriff's office is investigating the injuries as possibly
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determined yet they were intentional or accidental. biggest frustration. >> it's what he didnt do for bob that's such a concern. several medications and needs to have multiple surgeries. >> if there's every anybody that is ever there for us, it's that guy right there. he is our number one and we want to keep him and give him what he deserves. vanessa: to find out how you can help bob marley, go to our website peng, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. stacey: right now i've 6:00 authorities are looking into a , -- right now at 6:00 authorities are looking into a , possible bomb threat on the residents in a one block radius of the 800 block of first avenue west are being told to leave their home as a precaution. jasper county authorities on scene. des moines investigators have also been called in to help. no word yet on when the all-clear will be given. we'll continue to follow this they come in. a body pulled last week from a union county farm pond.
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investigation says the name of the woman found was loretta dillinger, a 37-year-old from thayer. a hunter found her body partially submerged in a remote pond northwest of lorimor that isn't visible from the roadway. >> we are treating it as a suspicious death. there is really no homes in that area near that farm pond. mark: an autopsy is underway. dillinger's body had apparently been in the pond a few weeks if not months, according to investigators, who are trying to figure out the last time anyone saw her. stacey: des moines police now say a man killed over the weekend in a home invasion died from a stab wound to the chest. investigators say 31-year-old travis williams was stabbed after he broke into this home on east 14th. police say all the evidence will be presented to prosecutors once the investigation is complete to determine if any charges are warranted. fort dodge police say they've captured a man wanted for attempted murder. 22-year-old torre mosley was captured earlier today. he faces charges of attempted
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felony charges. fort dodge police say mosley is the gunman who shot 25-year-old damal clayton. back on november 27, clayton was found with multiple gunshot wounds near sneakers eatery and pub. we have some sad news to report on woodward granger high basketball player drew jacobsen. 16-year-old drew jacobsen died this morning at mercy medical center in des moines. he collapsed last wednesday during basketball practice. jacobsen's dad told us friday that the collapse was due to a heart problem. jacobsen was a straight a student and 3 sport athlete at woodward granger. mark: warmer weather brought foggy weather in central iowa this morning. drivers heading into work today to through fall -- drove through fog. it was even worse in rural areas where visibility was reduced to a quarter of a mile. a dense fog advisory was in place for parts of central iowa until this afternoon.
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weather advisory. we started out the day with all that cloud cover. 49 in ames, ottumwa 46. mid-50's along the missouri. your forecast timeline. we will cool off, but our lows around our normal highs for this time of year. some sunshine and the clouds slowly increase. 3:00 p.m. temperature, 53 degrees. late in the day, we may get a spotty sprinkles here and there. not a great chance. look at this incredible stretch of temperatures for december. that average high around 36 degrees. thursday, 59. we cool down but even with the cooldown, nice weather for the weekend. stacey: an overflow crowd for an iowa statehouse meeting.
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questions about iowa's plan to let private companies run medicaid. many who use medicaid say they they're still not sure what will happen when the private companies take over january 1. are not getting the answers to , our basic questions and governor branstad put us on a crash course for a deadline the january 1 state is not ready to implement. stacey: many of those at the meeting are hoping for a delay to the january 1 deadline. mark: flags flying at half staff today, commemorating those who died 74 years ago in the attack on pearl harbor. the attack claimed the lives of some sailors and soldiers and 2000 left more than injured. 1000 95-year-old clarence pfundheller, from audubon, was in attendance at today's remembrance ceremony. pfundheller was 21 and stationed on the uss maryland at pearl
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harbor helps people remember. >> i have probably talk to better than 5000 kids and that about pearl around southwest iowa, having omaha, des moines. mark: of the 4 iowans still alive who survived pearl harbor , three still live in the state. the other lives in mississippi. stacey: midamerican energy first thought an animal was to blame for a morning power outage in urbandale. the outage centered on this substation at 76th and douglas just before 11:00. it's knocked out power to more than 8500 customers. crews were able to get the power back on an hour and a half later. an investigation showed an equipment failure was to blame. it's the hottest ticket in iowa. a ticket to see the hawkeyes take on stanford in this year's rose bowl, january 1. the university of iowa does have 22,000 tickets. fans can go online and sign up to get one of those tickets. you need to know they're not , going on a
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fans will find out next week if they got tickets based on their donor status and season ticket holder status. with under a few weeks left before the rose bowl, a lot of fans are wondering how to get there and how much it could cost. mark: kcci's emmy victor with what it will take for you to get to pasadena. emmy: die hard hawkeye fans could miss out on supporting their team at the rose bowl 25 years ago but to attend the , game this time, you may have to break bank. >> i've had people who have called me and said that we can do a week long cruise for that amount. emmy: phones have been ringing non stop at travel agencies across the metro, many looking to score a last minute vacation deal to california. websites like hawkeye nation have deals ranging from $3,000 to $4,000 per person for two or three night stays. >> 10:15 in the morning. emmy: the long distance and game date being a holiday poses a travel choices are limited and
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everything you are looking for. >> there's some packages that have the air, the hotel and the parties, but not the game tickets. but then there are other packages that have the game tickets, the hotel the parade, , and not the air . emmy: the travel center of des moines says to act in the next 48 hours before you miss out. >> i would think that all the flights would be full the tickets will be gone and the hotel space will be really tough to get. vanessa: the hawkeye frenzy is sure to cause even more traffic at the des moines international airport this holiday. executive director kevin foley says they are working to accommodate everyone. >> the security lines have the potential of being very, very long. the best advice i can give is that if you are traveling in that time. a, come early -- that time period, come early and maybe even give it more time than 90 minutes. mark: some fans are braving the roads and driving to pasadena. it can take from 24 to 26 hours hours to get there.
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are around $2.00 a gallon. stacey: polk county releasing a new app they hope will make it easier to get around des moines skywalk system. it is called the skywalk app. skywalk system and the buildings they connect to. the app will also point out other nearby attractions like access. the app also highlights portions of the skywalk that are currently closed. for example, the skywalk between watson powell and the contention center. the app is available for free on google play and the apple apps store. mark: coming up, see which one thinks isu has the second best team in the country. stacey: what do you call a man workshop?
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vo: right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 6:00 with steve karlin, stacy -- steve karlin, stacey horst chief , meteorologist john mclaughlin, and iowa's sportscaster of the
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mark: this time of year, anyone with a big white beard gets a double take. stacey: especially if you're a toymaker who's set up shop in the middle of downtown. eric hanson's this is iowa takes us to pocahontas where a main street santa is pulling overtime. eric cold dust main street with flurries and everyone starts thinking christmas. errands that need running and gives that the buying. from storefronts like one on pocahontas' main drag. behind all that dust? >> don't talk about that. eric: you'll find a white-bearded toymaker busy grinding out wooden gifts that'll land under a tree. you're not the first one to give him a second look. >> i know the look. especially if i got red on. eric: leonard olson gets the same question every december. >> i know santa claus personally, of course, but i'm not santa claus. i'm just one of his helpers. eric: but look at what he does and you'll wonder if he's lying. in a world of star-wars figures
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gone retro, carving wooden two. -- wooden tubes. >> this is special kaleidoscope maker's tape. eric: dropping in triangled mirrors and a marble, creating kaleidoscopes. >> there's something relaxing about them, mesmorizing, i don't know how to describe them. eric: toys that'll make anyone stare. >> it's magic. at least that's what they think it is. eric: it's actually math and science. but even more magical? a town of 1700 actually has a kaleidoscope factory. sure, he's cornered the mark: et -- corner the market on grain-based toys. >> i have the best corn kaleidoscopes in the known universe. but even leonard knows shopping local has its limits. >> you only need one or two kaleidoscopes and you're done. no, my market is the rest of the world. eric: it turns out grandma's a thousand miles away like shopping in pocahontas. >> yesterday, i shipped one to madison avenue in new york city , shipped one to phoenix.
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main street a vacation destination. >> my record is four different countries at one time in this shop. eric: but it's not just kaleidoscopes drawn into town. >> you smell the wood dust. it's all part of the ambiance here. does it remind you of santa claus' workshop? that's intentional. eric: it's the experience and the guy who decided 15 years ago, computer programming wasn't his dream. >> i had my first heart attack at 44. what i am doing is leaving myself behind. these kaleidoscopes are going to way outlast me. eric: so he built a kaleidoscope factory in a town of 1700. >> our hope is that this town will eventually be full of people like me. eric: and started shipping joy worldwide. >> that's the beauty of what i have going on here. eric: leonard's kaleidoscopes run from $10 to $120, and while you can buy them online at a link we'll put on our website, visiting his little factory on main street pocahontas is free. eric hanson, kcci 8 news, iowa's
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stacey: this morning's fog also hit as far east as chicago. let's take a look at time lapse video of the fog, taken from a chicago skycam. you can see the fog rolling into the city like a wave, soon covering everything except the tallest buildings in the skyline. now back to meteorologist kurtis gertz for the latest. kurtis: we had a big improvement here. how about we take you down to the airport. we're not expecting a lot of fog tonight. maybe a little falls over to the north. south winds really warm us up. 40's from mason city to ottumwa. 45 in lamoni. sunrise tomorrow, 728. cooling off to around 40 by 10:00 p.m.. a little fog off to the
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by noon, around 50 degrees. 3:00 p.m. temperature, 53. tomorrow, a few more clouds and today late in the day. you can see some low clouds right now in northeastern iowa. generally quiet across the entire midwest. there are week systems moving through but they don't have a lot of moisture to work with. very active as you head well to the west. those systems have been headed to the north into canada. tomorrow, 60's in dodge city. st. louis, 61. minneapolis could see a rain shower. if you are traveling across the midwest, mild december weather. this front will slide our way. it will shift around by tomorrow night. along this front, that chance for a late a shower and sprinkle.
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clear skies overnight. clouds moving during the afternoon. spotty showers during the late afternoon and evening. wednesday, we return to the sunshine. it looks like we will more sunshine on thursday although i think there will be a little bit more wind. temperatures tonight down to 36 degrees. 50's again tomorrow. partly sunny. south-southwest winds at 10-15 miles per hour. wednesday, 56 in mostly sunny. thursday, 59. the record is 57 all the way back in 1890. you think it would all go away but it just stays around. 40's this weekend with a few
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>> after the california shootings, many people are worried about an attack at holiday parties or anywhere. some advice to help you cope. mark: scott reister joins us now. scott: speaking of awards, the
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lynn's family, the big stress is paying four hundred dollars a month in medical and drug costs for aidan. for other families it's higher deductibles, premiums and co-pays that keep adding up. that's why we've got to crack down on price gouging, cap out-of-pocket costs, and fast track approval of less expensive generic drugs. because we've got to get health care costs under control for lynn's family and for yours.
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announcer: from iowa's sports sports. scott: since the rose parade isn't until new year's day hy-vee decided to take action. , as we showed you earlier, he store delivered 4300 roses to the hawkeyes complex. iowa is rose bowl bound for the looking good in the process. awards for the hawkeyes. kirk ferentz is a finalist for the american football coaches association national coach of the year. senior austin blythe is a finalist for the remington award , given to the nation's top center. the guy they will be facing in the rose bowl is up for the heisman. the finalists were just announced. stanford sophomore running back christian mccaffrey is one of them along with clemson's deshaun watson amd alabama's derrick henry. saturday in the pac 12 title
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, sanders single-season total yardage record. get this, 3,250 total yards. stanford opened as a six and a years day game. but the hawkeyes have plenty of fire inside of them after losing the big ten title game in the final seconds. >> that gives you a little motivation because you don't want to feel like that anytime soon. i think that gives motivation into this next game and next year. >> we're looking forward to it right now. take a step back, get our bodies recovered. scott: if you saw this video on facebook, you are not alone. andy garman captured this on his cell phone. the fans gave the hawkeyes a standing ovation for their incredible effort against the saturday spartans. it was viewed over 1.2 million times on facebook. it has 32,500 likes 27,000 shares.
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website and kcci facebook page. uni in the quarterfinals. saturday at 11:00 a.m. kickoff at the fargodome. winner on the national semifinals. with him from the panthers tonight at 10:00. the cyclone basketball team continues to reach heights never seen before. the new coaches poll is out and the coaches like what they see in ames. the cyclones are up to number 2 in the coaches poll. ap top 25 has them up one spot to number four. tonight, and has the cyhawk showdown coming thursday night at hilton. former roosevelt star meredith burkhall is making a splash with the cyclones. the big 12 has named her its freshman of the week. she had 11 points against uni and then a career hjigh 18 saturday in the blowout win over southern.
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later thismark: early christmas present. kurtis: warm weather ahead to you. isn't that nice? 50's on wednesday, thursday. you might and 60 a little bit. the weekend, week system. a rain chances very light. stacey: thanks for joining us. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit]
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