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for her boyfriend kevin carlton. investigators say they two picked up charlene christmas eve. investigators think shaver and carlton may be taking charlene to spring, texas. charlene was removed from shaver's custody. in other news, a former west of the metro got a disturbing phone call last week about one of his cows being stolen. stacey: marcus mcintosh spoke to the farmer in learned this is not a run-of-the-mill caper. marcus: what may be even more rare is the fact that only part of the cow was stolen. christmas day, menlo farmer keith partlow was contacted by the guthrie county sheriffs department and told -- >> that somebody broke into the pasture and butchered a cow. marcus: taking most of the meat leaving the carcass behind. the sheriffs department was originally investigating a break in at a neighbors, and found blood and part of a cow carcass in a ditch by the side of the road and the gate to the partlow's pasture open. further investigating uncovered the rest of the carcass in this area. partlow lays out what he and investigators think about who
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>> they stood in the corner over there, that is where they shot her. somebody who knew how to dress out animals like a hunter or somebody who worked in a butcher shop. the way it was gutted and everything, somebody had to know what they were doing. marcus: partlow says this type of cattle rustling is rare but not un heard of. >> probably like 40 years ago it used to happen every once in a while. marcus: now, partlow hopes the criminal investigation by guthrie county deputies will lead to the arrest of whomever is responsible. it makes you mad that someone would do that, because we care about our animals our -- our animals and our livelihood. marcus: according to the guthrie county sheriff's office, the suspects could face misdemeanor charges of trespassing and livestock abuse and felony charges of theft and criminal mischief. stacey: polk county deputies investigate a burglary that left
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bloody mess. the crime happened the day after christmas. the homeowner returned saturday evening to their home east of pleasant hill and found the dog bloody and suffering from cuts. deputies found blood at various places inside the home. investigators are looking at whether the blood is from the suspect, the dog, or both. todd: the snow has stopped falling below normal temperatures have moved in. kurtis: the wind chills dropping down to the teens. not a lot of wind but enough to kick it down. it is like 18 in waterloo. sioux city, your current wind chill at 14 degrees above zero. tonight, from the low 20's down into the teens. cloud cover around 3:00 a.m. through 8:00 a.m. in the morning. most locations with the an inch or less.
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degrees. looking ahead to new year's eve, your party planner. temperatures in the teens throughout the night. by the time you head home, it could be in the single digits. the wind chills at times from five above 25 below. todd: taking a look at the road conditions map at 511osoa/prg -- at 511ia.org. green means normal driving conditions. so far this winter, the dot has been fighting storms short staffed. vanessa peng is live to explain. vanessa: tot, it has been a busy day of cleanup here. the big problem is, the dot has had to do it all with a lot less workers than they need. the iowa dot says they are still looking for 200 part time winter
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most of the positions are for snow plow operators. dot officials say they were looking for somewhere around 600 employees, but they only have around 400 hired. during the last few storms, dot garages had to spread their resources thin. >> normally, they'll split the crews into two or some cases in the metro area, we have 3 shifts so that we have coverage on the major areas. vanessa: you are required to have a cdl license to drive a snow plow. the dot said they will provide training for those who have that license. to find out how to apply, go to our website kcci.com. live in ames, vanessa peng, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. todd: the roads may be getting better but the snow is still , causing a few accidents. our crews caught this accident during this morning's rush hour at interstate 235 at the 7th street ramp. blocking traffic there for time. our crews also spotted drivers sliding through some slick intersections. stacey: passengers trying to fly out of the des moines airport
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it today. here's a live look at the des moines airport's arrivals and departures board. as you can see, most flights are scheduled to leave on time, unlike yesterday when many flights were delayed or canceled. that left a lot of people trying to fly to california for the rose bowl game without a way to get to pasadena. and those fans are running out of time. we are a little under three days from kick-off. but many lucky fans are already there. kcci's steve karlin away from the anchor desk. he's live from pasadena california and the rose bowl. steve? steve: look at this. you have the rose bowl stadium, the san gabriel mountains. on top of that, we get to see a football game on friday. to steal a line from the
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all time "what a long, strange , trip it's been." hawkeye fans are fighting their way to the rose bowl the same to a 12-1 record. what was the first place you >> venice beach. they have good seafood i hear. >> just beautiful. out here. we heard there was a live action out here. >> how was travel? >> we had a five-hour delay in des moines. we had an hour delay today. we finally made it, so glad to be here. >> we made it into chicago a day early to avoid the ice. we spent the entire day at
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>> just one of those things at the last second we decided to do. steve: coming up tonight at 10:00, we will hear from some of those tough hawkeye fans that are battling their way to the rose bowl. some of them even get a little sentimental. also coming up in just a little bit in sports, andy garman was at the press conference today when the iowa hawkeyes and coach kirk ferentz came over to our hotel and held a little press conference. that is coming up in kcci 8 news at 6:00 sports. todd: new information on the search for two suspects who committed five convenience store robberies in the past two weeks. 31-year-old bradley boyd faces five counts of fifth degree robbery. des moines police say boyd robbed the store by threatening physical violence toward store employees but he did not show a
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gym has reopened after a fire. the state gym opened monday after being closed for about a month. the gym had to be cleaned and restored after sustaining extensive smoke damage. the fire started in the men's locker room sauna area. we've talked with the fans. coming up, kcci sports director andy garman is live with the team as they talk about their rose bowl opponent stanford. ,stacey: a christmas toy turns into a fire hazard. on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules.
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announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 6:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst, chief meteorologist john mclaughlin, and sports director andy garman. >> no, we had a house full of smoke. todd: a frightening experience after a toy battery catches fire overnight. the damage was minimal. stacey: mark tauscheck explains what went wrong. mark: a lot of remote control cars underneath the christmas tree this year, but one metro
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batteries they come with especially, come with warnings that need to be followed. as far as gifts for a kid under the tree, doesn't get much better than a remote control car. after taking the high-performance toy out for a spin with his son monday, dennis goering plugged the r.c. car's battery into a charger. before going to bed, three hours later, smoke alarms were blaring. >> this battery was actually on fire. mark: goring unplugged the charger and doused the flaming battery with water. charging while we were gone our house would have clearly been involved in a serious fire. mark: the co-owner of hobbytown in ankeny says fires are rare but do happen and customers must heed the warnings that include don't leave charging batteries unattended. >> the main issue, it was overcharged. mark: he says most r.c. batteries will be fully charged within an hour and then should be unplugged. he also recommends charging them
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another line of defense. >> obviously, there was some fault somewhere with my charging it or how it was set up to , charge, but to me it shouldn't and up like this. if nothing else, the charger should shut off. todd: maker of the battery charger, radient in champaign, illinois, did not return our phone calls this afternoon. you may have noticed them out on the state highways new blue and , white lights on dot snow plows. those lights are part of a dot pilot project. the dot is trying them out for the first time this year. the lights are meant to make the snow plows more visible hopefully reducing crashes. , >> our early indications are that the public has come back with some pretty positive comments of being able to see the blue lights, being able to distinguish our trucks better. todd: we are told all the trucks in the counties surrounding polk have the lights. stacey: more snow chances for
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kurtis: it should be driver the evening hour but snow would move in late tonight and early tomorrow morning. 23 degrees. northwest winds. wind chill's across the state, pre-much everybody with feels like temperatures in the teens. in creston, feels like 13. 5.4 inches of snow officially in the metro. typical :00 p.m., temperature of 90 degrees. another below normal day after a very mild december. we are finishing a bit cooler than normal. , 24. 3:00 p.m. temperature, 26 degrees. a little light snow in southern minnesota.
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we had the clouds around all day and now we have some high-level clouds. if you are traveling tomorrow, the snow would be early but it will move off to the east. could be some light snow from around chicago to green bay. dry weather to the north. out west, generally dry with colder air to the north and some 30's down in kansas. here comes this fast-moving system with that light snow early tomorrow morning. just in time for new year's eve and new year's day, high-pressure will bring us a stretch of some dry weather. 11:00, already a little bit of light snow in extreme northwestern iowa. 6:00 a.m., snow generally across the eastern half of the state. this should be over by around 9:00 and out of the state by 2:00 p.m.
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i think the clouds will slowly increase thursday night through new year's day. new year's day, more partly sunny skies. again, this is not a tremendous snow maker, but and inches possible. i think in northwestern iowa, you could squeeze out a little bit more than an inch. lighter amounts as you head south and southeast. temperatures tonight down to 19 degrees. northwest winds, 5-8. 26 tomorrow, light snow early. snowfall looks to be an inch or less when west winds. thursday, 20. friday, 22 degrees. here is that rose bowl forecast. tailgate temperatures a crisp 58.
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saturday, sunny skies. temperature slowly creep up next week. i think it may get a bit active by midweek. todd: with all the snow and our forecast, i think we need to go back to california. stacey: andy garman is soaking in the sun. andy: i am not coming back. this is as good as against this
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announcer: from iowa's sports leader, this is kcci 8 sports. tony: for the first time in 25 years, the hawkeyes are smelling the roses. the rose bowl is only a few days away, with iowa taking on stanford. sports director andy garman is soaking in that warm weather of pasadena. he joins us live. andy: the sun has set behind the san gabriel mountains and it is getting chilly. i am going to need a light jacket at some point. if you are a big 10 or a pac-12 football fan, this is where you
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the rose bowl coming up on new year's day. the iowa hawkeyes getting a chance to answer a time of the same questions to the assembled media. trying to find out more about this iowa hawkeyes team that is -- that of course started the year 12-0 before losing to michigan state. this team knows how important this game can be. >> the rose bowl, there is nothing like it. it is an historic game. the fact that we are able to play this game. >> it is a very great experience. >> we are here to play in the rose bowl against stanford. haven't been too starstruck yet, but i think running out of the
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andy: there are two questions i have asked repeatedly. one, how is the weather. two, how is jordan canzeri? he said today, all systems go. >> ready to go. >> definitely as prepared as i can be for this game. >> so many asked me how healthy were and i said that as long as your leg is falling off, you are going to play. is that accurate? andy: you get one shot if you are a senior here at the rose bowl. these guys are excited. scott: one of the questions coming in was, when the disappointment of losing in the final seconds, with that hurt be
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for both teams, it really doesn't seem that way. >> we are just happy to be here at the rose bowl. i hope that they can make it happen with them. scott: it is the first trip to l.a. and the rose bowl for these hawkeyes. >> i've definitely seen a lot of weird stuff. i've seen about eight johnny depp's. a lot of other stuff. scott: for stanford, they have been here three times in the last four years. but don't call it a home field advantage. >> oculus there is no home field advantage to be had. iowa fans always turn out really well. scott: eight johnny depp's.
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andy: looking forward to the game, looking forward to our pregame show on friday coming up at 2:00 iowa time. plenty more coming up tonight at 10:00. for scott reister, i have andy garman. don't have to much -- tony: don't have to much fun out there. they start by playing the top team in the nation. michigan state his head into carver hawkeye arena. for the seniors, it is personal. tonight is baked. >> we have never been able to be michigan state. we have had some very good games with them. i think we are very hungry, wanting to get a win. >> these are one of those types of games where every possession is going to count. tony: gametime right around the corner. take time at 8:00.
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kurtis: a little light snow for your wednesday morning commute. colder air for the new year and that we will stay dry into the weekend. todd: is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field.
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