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there's been times we've come home and found our mail you know just stacked up on the central boxes. not even put inside. rose we received a flood of : facebook comments from people facing similar issues. chad christensen says i am always getting my neighbors mail and packages get returned to senders. commenters say it's not just the clive area. tim calhoun wrote happens here on des moines eastside all the time. misdirected mail, packages never arrive, etc., etc.. >> then i'm hearing from others , my neighbors on the other side of the street say they are having the same issues. it is ridiculous. roads but postmaster cheryl love : said on wednesday blamed the problems on the exploding population in the suburbs. >> it's not that we don't have constantly hiring to stay up business which is growing , tremendously. rose but when i reached out to : the president of the central iowa branch of national association of letter carriers today. he told me it's a lack of staffing issue. love could not go on camera today, but did tell me her staff is working to find the impacted areas. seward says she just wants the problem fixed.
start hearing this and start looking for solutions. rose: if you're having trouble getting your mail, the postmaster tell me to contact the post office or her. that way once they are aware of the issue, they country to fix it. live in clive, rose heaphy kcci , 8 news, iowa's news leader . stacey: a wisconsin man is in custody after leading urbandale police on a high speed chase that ended when the suspect crashed his car into a dart bus at parkview and meredith. just east of 86th street. 23-year-old zachary senger of tomah, wisconsin faces a list of charges, ranging from owi, eluding a police officer, ripple -- and feeding. the chase started just after 6:00 last night after a motorist called 911 to report a reckless driver. officers tried to pull him over, but they say he would not stop until he ran into the bus. no life-threatening injuries were reported.
today urbandale dealing with another crash not far from yesterday's chase scene. a car crashed through a garage near 84th and meredith area this crash the result of a lease chase over a seat belt violation. the car went through the garage. two men were in the car. the passenger, kody murray, was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. the driver, conor forrest was taken to the polk county jail. charges are pending. steve: republican presidential candidate ben carson was back on the campaign trail today 2 days , after one of his staffers, 25-year-old braden joplin, was killed in a crash along interstate 80. carson says joplin worked hard and enjoyed being a part of the , campaign. ben carson: he was so caring. he would go and make sure that everybody was feeling right. he works so hard. the night before he died we have a video of him just working like a beaver, trying to get yard signs ready.
his family said these were the most enjoyable days that he has had because he was so enthusiastic about finding a way to make this country great again. steve: the iowa state patrol says, the van joplin was riding in lost control on some ice tuesday morning, on i-80. it careened across the median and hit another vehicle. , 5 other people were hurt in this crash, including a five-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl. stacey: the british newspaper, "the guardian" says an ankeny parent is accusing carly fiornia of redirecting 15 children on a field trip to the botanical gardens to an anti-abortion forum. "the guardian" says the incident happened wednesday at the botanical gardens. chris beck is quoted as saying his 4-year-old was there with other children from daycare. the kids were brought into the forum at the garden where beck says fiorina and other spoke -- others spoke about abortion. when "the guardian" asked the fiorina campaign for a response they emailed we were happy that these children chose to come to
supervisor. coming up tonight at 10:00 we hear from chris beck about what happened with his son. today's cnn poll increasing shows it's a two man race here in iowa between donald trump and ted cruz. the poll shows likely gop caucus goers favor trump 37% to cruz's 26%. the only other republican candidate in double figures is marco rubio at 14%. on the democratic side bernie sanders leaves hillary clinton 51%-40 3% among likely caucus goers in the same poll. seven -- sanders, clinton and , martin o'malley will be in des moines monday for a nationally televised town hall forum. that takes place at drake university at 8:00. you can see the forum live on my des moines, channel 8.3. steve: this morning hillary clinton spoke at simpson college in indianola. but earlier this week, the former secretary of state stopped by for an informal chat, with some women in waukee. and our chief political reporter, cynthia fodor, was the person who invited her there.
earlier to step off the campaign stage, away from her stump speech, and sit down with a group of girls, seven women who had been following the candidates closely. some undecided. she spent more than an hour just answering their questions and asking them about the issues important to islands -- iowans at marsha and rick wannamaker's home. the ladies wanted to know her plans to work with congress to get something done how to , improve our schools, and keep our country safe. clinton reminded them of iowan's special place in this presidential process. hillary clinton: you really count. and a time in our country where people are wondering if they do count -- you do. you have the opportunity to step up and be heard, in a way that nobody else in the country gets to. if they don't come out and caucus for me, they may never get a chance to vote for me. that is the way the process goes.
to the group for an hour and seemed to enjoy just chatting with the ladies. tonight at 10:00, we will hear more from clinton and the two things she says she worries about the most. steve: a state eci investigator fired, not long after complaining about the governor's eating suv. the asked the state supreme court to let go of the lawsuit. the iowa department of public safety says he was fired for insubordination. stacey: an update on an escaped sex offender. u.s. marshals captured him at a des moines home. he was listed as an escapee after he failed to return to des moines area he was serving a 10 year sentence for third degree sexual abuse and indecent contact with the child.
fort des moines facility just before christmas. an ottumwa woman charged with the murder of her 3-year-old nephew two years after it -- the child died. steve: kim st. onge is here with a kcci exclusive. kim, how did authorities connect his aunt to his death? kim: 31-year-old kashenna tucker offered to care for wysdom evans full time after his parents lost custody. court documents i dug up today say he died from tucker using unreasonable force, torture or cruelty. kashenna tucker told doctors these concrete stairs at memorial park in ottumwa are to blame for 3-year-old wydsom evans' death. tucker says evans fell down them on january 19, 2014. according to court documents, evans complained of a stomach ache the following day and was throwing up at their emerald hill apartment. she rushed him to the hospital on the 21'st where he died that day. an autopsy revealed evans suffered multiple head injuries and died from an infection that , was caused by a tear in his intestine.
past december in utah where she went to be with her boyfriend. she was transferred to wapello county jail this month. >> there were several medical experts consulted, and additionally the ottumwa police dedpartment did a thorough investigation of the memorial described him falling down. kim: these are two letters i got from the courthouse. they say that tucker wrote to the courthouse saying she never killed anyone, and wants to know why this is going on. he's being held tonight at the jail on a $500,000 bond. stacey: crews started to tear down a tire warehouse in fort dodge destroyed by fire monday. fort dodge's fire chief says the walls had to be torn down because the building was structurally unsound. investigators are still looking for what started the fire. but say right now it doesn't look suspicious. a firefighter who was injured in
steve: curtis is here with the today. kurtis: a beautiful day, a beautiful sunset and al gore -- in elder. the evening. overnight we could get some very light snow. best. about .75 inches. noon tomorrow, mostly cloudy. 23 degrees. overall those cool temperatures remaining across the region. we will see a little bit of a warm-up as we slide towards the weekend. that will feel nice. saturday, 30 degrees. sunday, 36. we cool off a bit tuesday. we ramp up again late week next week. i wanted to show you the system to the northeast. this is one of the computer models. the heaviest snow from oldsmar,
a good possibility of two-three feet of snow. we will look ahead in the 8 day forecast to see it we have snow chances. steve: the iwatch -- men's basketball team has michigan state, michigan, and purdue. they are the favorite for tonight against rutgers. why this could be a trap for the hawkeyes. the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state
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announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci eight news at 6:00. with steve karlin, stacey horst, chief meteorologist john mclaughlin, and sports director andy garman. stacey: whether it is your first time caucusing or not, we understand a lot of people have a lot of questions about the process. steve: over the next few days we here at kcci will answer those questions for you, starting today with step one -- where to go. here is shaina humphries. reporter both of the parties and : all of the campaigns are in overdrive now hoping for , record-level participation on february 1. >> we are reaching out to as
let -- them know, caucuses are february 1, and everyone should come out. reporter in order to do that, : you'll need to know where you're going. and both parties have made that pretty easy to figure out. just know your precint before you check on iowa gop.org. >> and if you don't know your precint, we'll find out. reporter and you can simply type : your address into this box at i would democrats.org for the same result. >> you can print out directions, have it saved to your calendar. it's just a really helpful little tool that lets people know hey this is where i go and heres how i do it. reporter: even if your polling place is the same each and every election year, you should still double check your caucus location may be different. and both parties stress, you must be present or in line by 7:00 or the caucus may move on p.m. without you. >> come prepared, think about what you're going to do, and come early, exclamation, exclamation, exclamation. reporter: in des moines, kcci eight news, iowa's news leader.
year they have set up a , tele-caucus for iowans abroad in the military, school, and the peace corps. as well as satellite locations around the state for voters who can't leave their location. be sure to stick with kcci leading up to february 1 as we answer more of your questions fred lincoln high school has become the third des moines school to open a food bank. 68% of lincoln students qualify for free or reduced lunch. working with a food bank of iowa the lincoln pantry filled its , shelves for the first time last friday. the pantry will also stock baby wipes and toothbrushes lincoln joins east and scavo as des moines schools with food banks. kurtis for the latest on the forecast. kurtis: we hit the upper 20's, have a little bit of sunshine. 20's. return. 15. in southern iowa, these are
been persistent. they will continue for a little while longer, although they are starting to drop down to the south. our planner, 7:00 p.m., low 20's, light snow. overnight, we will see a little bit of snow. a trace at best. temperatures will return to the 20's again tomorrow. a few more clouds, probably not going to feel as warm by noon -- 23 degrees. the sun comes up tomorrow at 7:35. here is the system down south -- the line of snow in minnesota and south dakota will move here as the night goes. big storms in the southeastern louisiana to mississippi. cold air and winter storm warnings up and down the coast all the way from new york louisiana -- to louisiana. washington dc, blizzard warning
and then to philadelphia and the high country, winter storm warnings. this will be a tremendous storm. probably a record setter for some cities. we have high pressure building in. there will be cloud cover. once it attracts east, we get a southerly flow and we will see the warmer air. this is futurecast -- 11:00 a little light snow. if you're north of highway 20 you could maybe squeeze out .5 inches here at the minnesota border. as it drops to the south, not much expected for central iowa. it moves through, clouds will hang around tomorrow. i think we will see some sunshine on saturday, especially by mid afternoon. sunday, a little bit of cloud cover returning with partly sunny skies. it looks to be the warmest day of the weekend. temperatures tonight, down in the upper teens. very light snow, late. north winds i've-10 miles per hour. tomorrow, cloudy and chilly.
north 5-10 mile per hour. saturday, 30 degrees. sunday, 36. not going to be a big heatwave. records for the date are in the 60's. it will feel nice anyway. the record high, 62 in 1981. it looks like monday we could get light snow. we might have to change things, but right now it looks like an inch or two at best.
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huge games coming up, and lesser games to deal with first. it is the classic trap, you better not get caught looking ahead. the potential pitfall is tonight. so far off to a good start. iowa is leading rutgers 17-11. for the cyclones -- a day with kansas looms large after isu faces tcu in fort worth this weekend.
loses its luster if the team loses their focus. >> the only focus is tcu. the only focus today is iowa state. that is what it will be on tomorrow. saturday we will worry about tcu. a goes no further. -- it goes no further. you saw last night, taxes beat west virginia on the road. k state
took baylor into double overtime. you have to be locked in. >> cyclones and horned frog saturday at 3:00 live on espn you. i was state went team lost last night to stillwater. while tough to handle, they would not have played either extra minutes as -- if shauna johnson did not show the ice water in her veins. gets fouled shooting a three. shauna stops -- steps up. buried all three free throws. something that caught their eye.
the way it happened she was supposed to make one pass, she looked at me and i -- she said, i could hear them screaming, so she shot it. that was amazing play. to be willing to do that, put yourself out at the free-throw line -- not her best thing, it was great. a great play by her. she had a great night. >> the cyclones will need a great night from her and every one else on saturday when baylor comes to town 12:30 took time on -- tip time on saturday. tonight, tony will try to match shot for shot one of the state best three-point shooters. we will see of tony can keep up, spoiler alert -- i don't like his chances. at this moment, the hawkeyes
the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america,
is the one candidate for president who has everything it takes to do every part of the job... she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans
from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton
steve: let's take a look at the evening. kurtis: this
is what i like to do. a few flurries late tonight. a high of 26 on friday. saturday, 30. sunday warmer, 36. monday it looks like warmer. stacey: thank you for joining us tonight, we will be back at 10:00. hope to see you then. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] announcer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state number one in job creation? which governor led the fight to stop obamacare expansion in his state?