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>> protesting that the normal thing to do as long as they do not hurt the community. >> porter faced for charges including involuntary manslaughter and assault. a judge will decide when he will be retried, but it will not be until after the trials of the other five officers. mark: a man is dead after being buried in a grain bin in southern iowa near the town of murray in clark county. it took rescue crews three hours to retrieve him. we just learned the name of the victim, 39-year-old eric riesling from crest length. >> we got called out here, he had probably been stuck 20 or 25 minutes. >> dozens of either fighters worked together to try to get as much grain as possible out of the giant and as fast as they could. that bin was holding 50,000 bushels of soybeans as well as,
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crest them. the clark county sheriff says the farmer who owns the bin was removing grain this morning with riesling. it had crusted over at the top and was preventing some of it from dropping. riesling was trying to break it up when he fell into the game. >> they would be a gap between the ice in the water, that's what happened. he was busting it up to get it to go down into the auger. >> firefighters used shovels and grain vacuums and after about 90 minutes, they could see him. it took about an hour to get him out. >> medics performed cpr, but riesland was pronounced dead. stacey: 17 year old san kent has not been seen since saturday night when he went to a party at a home on long 41 between
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pull county authorities say dive teams have been checking ponds near the home but have not found anything so far. search tomorrow. if you know anything about sam kemp's whereabouts, call the that number is on your screen. mark: memorial services are set for 18-year-old emily jacobs, the iowa state freshman killed in a hit and run on monday. center point united methodist will hold a visitation and memorial to give those who knew emily a chance to grieve together tomorrow night at 7:00. the church will also hold visitation friday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. funeral services are saturday morning at 10:30. des moines police released the name of a man hit and killed by a vehicle last night on hubbell
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the vehicle's driver is identified as a 19-year-old of des moines. police say they are still investigating, but it does not look like speed or impairment are to blame. that deadly accident raising concerns over that busy intersection. there is no stoplight, no stop sign, or crosswalk. tonight at six :00, why a woman who works nearby says it's another accident waiting to happen. stacey: police are investigating two home invasions in one week. we on how to protect your home during the holidays. amy: two recent home invasions are catching the attention of law enforcement. the first happened on tuesday. >> they entered a home, overpower the residence, that in at least one of them with a firearm, and then they stole electronics. amy: the second on friday.
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spaghetti jar, pushed down the stairs, and robbed. >> he invited him in his home after he said he needed to use the phone to call for help, and that the suspect attacked the victim. >> police say the incidents were unrelated but carry one common theme -- >> you have victims in their home, and someone took advantage of them, committed that crime within their safe space. >> whomever in to the home on 32nd street still remains a mystery. police say remember that robberies tend to increase during the holiday season. >> we encourage people be alert, keep an eye on your neighbors, lock your doors. if you see anything suspicious or anything that seems out of place, give us a call. mark: commitment 2016 now. republican presidential candidate marco rubio in iowa this morning fresh off last night's gop debate in las vegas. he spoke at a campaign rally this morning at the courtyard marriott. ohio governor john kasich also
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at lakeside enter tonight at seven: 30. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton also in iowa today. she held a town hall meeting today in iowa city. she is an mason city right now holding a town hall meeting. that starts in about half an hour. stacey: officials say fleur drive reopened as of 3:00 today. it was closed monday due to flooding. neil smit trail, palmer and connector trail and meredith trails are now also back open. it does feel much more like winter today. let's check in with curtis for the forecast. curtis: temperatures have been dropping all day long. where now in the 30's courtesy of these strong winds. little bit of a wind chill on the way. pretty shot coming in.
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temperatures in the 30's, 10:00 p.m., mostly cloudy, maybe a few flurries. stays mostly cloudy tomorrow. it has been a very warm month with the average high 33. the next seven days, there's a warm-up on the way for the weekend, although saturday starts out cold. should top out at 40. sunday, 48 and it looks like more 40's as we slide into next week. a detailed look coming your way. a couple of light precipitation chances coming your way. mark: see you in a few minutes. he highest ranked team in cycling history is moving on without one of its star players. scott: the senior was a starter and top shooter on the nation's second-ranked team. tuesday, he and the coach decided it would be best for him to sit out the rest of the year
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since he has only played eight games this year, they should be no problems getting that medical redshirt and playing next season, but this year has the makings of something special, and missing out is not easy to accept. >> it was kind of unreal. i kind of got that feeling when i went into the game last game and i looked down to see i did not have no basketball shoes on, new jersey. it's very emotional, very tough for me. i was holding back tears, but it's a reality, and i cannot put myself in front. i've got to do what i can for this team to make sure we win games. >> at 6:00, more on how the team will adjust. mark: federal education officials say iowa has one of the top high school graduation rates in the country. new data shows iowa ranked first
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graduation rate of 90 .5% for the 2013-2014 school year. gas prices are going down, you probably noticed. a gallon of regular cost $1.89 in des moines. we found $1.75 in altoona and $1.67 up in clear lake. lower gas prices mean americans finding more money in their wallets this year. a driver by about 11 gallons a week will save $550 at the pump this year over last. >> state troopers spent the morning corralling nearly 100 eggs. employees brought in a trailer to help contain those animals. a rescue dog turned broadway star. meet nigel. there he is. he's the dog who plays toto in the wizard of oz. he was rescued from a humane society. he now tours all over the
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he is eight years old. >> you understand why dorothy goes over the rainbow and through cause for her little dog. you fall in love with the animals, and i just love having nigel with me on stage. >> you can catch "the wizard of oz" at the des moines civic center through december 20. >> we want to thank everyone who helped out with this year's toys for tots on tuesday. thanks to you, we were able to collect 4107 toys. the toys and cash donations added up to a grand total of $85,600. again, thank you so much to everyone who took part. coming up next at 5:00, hover board fire. y seconds mattered so much in this incident. but first -- >> right now, nearly 400
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in des moines public schoor: when the attacks come here... ...the person behind this desk will have to protect your family. will he be impulsive and reckless, like donald trump? will he have voted to dramatically weaken counter-terrorism surveillance, like ted cruz? will he have skipped crucial national security hearings and votes just to campaign, like marco rubio? 27 generals and admirals support jeb bush. because jeb has the experience and knowledge to protect your family. right to rise usa is responsible
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mark: new numbers from des moines public schools tonight. have nearly 600 refugees
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stacey: the majority come from myanmar. alex introduces us to one refugees didn't. >> the only word she knew when she arrived at meredith middle school was hello. that was five years ago. now, she is a thriving teenager with high academic achievement. this is her story. in her early years, she and her family were forced to live a life on the run. >> my dad was accused of being on the enemy side. >> to keep his family safe, he was forced to leave his family behind and flee burma. when he sent for them, it was a dangerous and troubled road to malaysia. >> we were hidden in the mountains sometimes because of police. >> it was a matter of survival. if they got caught, they expected the worst. for three years, they lived in fear and in hiding until the united nations finally came through and they got their
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they were off to america. class, homework, test -- all new concepts for the shy 12 ural. >> what was your first impression when you stepped into those hallways and sixth grade? >> i thought, "wow, i'm in a movie." alex: even as she was quiet, her algebra teacher saw her potential and introduced her to stem. >> i went home and told my mom. my mom said i had a great teacher and we thank god for that. alex: last summer, she took on an internship with an iowa state and grad student to study malaria. she says she now wants to give back. she wants to be a doctor someday and help cure disease and she wants to stay in iowa and continue to make the most of the american dream. mark: new at 5:00, the federal
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the fed is raising its key rate by a quarter point, the first increase in nine years. chair janet yellen stresses the rate hike was preemptive. the decision to raise interest rates and -- help spur a rally on wall street. the s&p 500 gained 29 points and the nasdaq rose 75 points. the department of homeland security is unveiling at update to the national terror advisory system and is issuing its first bulletin. secretary jeh johnson says adding a bulletin to the alert system is an effort to better inform the public about evolving terrorist threats. today's bulletin reminds people about ongoing concerns of terrorism at home. it will be in effect until june 16 of next year. stacey: windy, cold weather now that warmer temperatures are on the way. >> the warmer air will slowly moving as we move closer to the
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temperatures helped steady after dropping from the 40's and 30's. we're still at the freezing mark with those strong winds and went chill feels like 21 degrees. gusts in the upper 30's. wendy across the state today. sun comes up tomorrow. 7:35. tomorrow morning, wind chill around 15 degrees, so a chilly one out there. temperatures should be 26. that's about your wake-up temperature. we will slowly cruise back up into the 30's. we had some flurries flying out there. there is still a chance for a couple of flurries as an area of low pressure spins up into northeastern minnesota. big band of snow in the dakotas. minnesota up into ontario,
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those locations and then back out west, snow flying in montana and iowa. indianapolis, 40 degrees. the colder air to the northwest. it's going to linger across the midwest. this system moves on. another system dives to the south. high pressure slowly build then. fairly quiet out there. another week system will move through on friday. clouds hang around. we will get a few breaks now and again, but generally, mostly cloudy skies tomorrow. there is your timeline. looks like friday we will see some light snow showers. a little band moves on through. not a great chance. generally, flurries to snow showers, not going to stick to much. saturday, though, how about
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not much in wisconsin and minnesota, but look what happens when you get west. widespread no run the dakotas and nebraska with heavy snow well above normal. temperatures tonight down to 36. a few flurries later on. tomorrow, 33 degrees. eight-day forecast, friday, 32. look at saturday, 40 degrees. starts off cold at 18 but nice sunshine. sunday, much warmer. there's a chance for a few showers late and warm 40's generally throughout much of next week. stacey: thanks, curtis. let's take a look at the traffic situation. that would be the wrong graphic to look at. all right, let's move on and look ahead to 6:00. mark: here is what we are
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>> a man killed crossing the street is raising concerns over this busy intersection. why a nearby business says this is another accident waiting to happen and the city's plan to prevent that. cynthia: what would you think if your state representative called a meeting to hear from his constituents, showed up at the door, turned around and walked out? see why that's what happened here in baxter. elementary school students get a surprise visit from santa. >> protests erupt after a mistrial is declared for the first officer on trial in the freddie gray case.
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plus, interest ratesdisease. asthma. diabetes. 7 out of 10 americans take prescription drugs. but in the last 7 years drugs prices have doubled. hillary's going to take on the drug companies. require medicare to negotiate lower drug prices. let people buy their prescription drugs from countries like canada at half the price. and cap monthly prescription costs for every american. the drug companies have been over charging long enough. it's time to fight back. i'm hillary clinton
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mark: a california family says a hover board nearly burned down their house. a leah denney says she was downstairs when she heard her sister on one of the new hoverboards.
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it exploded. >> so far, there have and 11 reports of hoverboards catching fire across the u.s. many airlines are now banning them on airplanes. look at this -- this crazy crash in china. oh, my gosh. the driver of a small tractor turns right in front of a truck causing the vehicles to collide. >> amazingly, the tractor driver made it out ok with only a broken hand and some bruises. boy, that is amazing. mark: that seems impossible. google is out with its top searches in 2015. stacey: by far, the biggest news story of the year was the november 13 terror attack in paris. mark: the most searched topic of the year -- there he is -- lamar odom. the former in be a player and
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after being found unconscious in a nevada brothel earlier this year. stacey: the most searched for question -- what is zero divided by zero? mark: taking a live look at a des moines apartment building at 1164 2nd street. we are told it has been in
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good afternoon... stacey: another live look at the breaking news we told you about just minutes ago. an apartment fire in des moines. the building has been evacuated because of the fire, but we're told the fire is now out, but be aware the fire is tying up traffic in that area. curtis: a little blustery
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but they are around normal for this time of year. the warm-up is on sunday, 48. precipitation chance would be sunday night. right now, looks like 40's as we head into next week. most days, just a notch above normal. stacey: thanks for joining us. cbs evening news is coming up next. we will be back at 6:00. hope to see you then. [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy.
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