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eric: first at 4:30 a.m., des moines police investigate the first homicide of the year after a woman is found dead in her home. elizabeth: police were called to the city's southeast side early sunday morning...and found 71 year old norma jean mcneely dead. kcci's marcus mcintosh has the latest on the investigation. marcus: authorities actually found drops of blood just feet from where i am standing. >> it is a large scene. evidence we found at the home we were able to follow quite a distance from the home. as a process the scene, it took them to an area across the street. marcus: you were called by someone inside the home here at pioneer wrote to check on the welfare of norma jean mcneilly. police found her dead in the basement. >> we found the situation was suspicious in nature. marcus: police say her death was a violent one and it happened inside the home on tyler road.
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police are not speculating as to whose blood was found across the street, whether it was the victims or a suspect. >> our detectives are interviewing people. we are making progress. marcus: we spoke with neighbors. they described the victim as a quiet arson who kept to herself. they hope police get whoever is responsible behind bars. elizabeth: a high speed chase ends in des moines with one arrest sunday. pleasant hill police say it started when 34-year-old jesse leach, driving what turned out to be stolen maroon sedan, was pulled over for speeding in the south bound lanes of the highway 65 bypass. he took off toward des moines. he was caught on in the union pacific railroad yard near titan tire. leach faces charges including driving while suspended and theft of a motor vehicle. a daunting clean-up effort underway across the east coast.
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craig boswell reports from the nation's capital -- still shut down. craig: the sun melted two feet of snow that fell in washington, d.c. a temperatures plummeted created dangerous -- creating dangerous situation. >> we are bringing about 450 pieces of equipment. craig: cleanup crews are making main streets the priority. >> senior citizens cannot get out here and walk in the snow like this. craig: the federal government will remain closed on monday. airports are only cleared for limited operation. 11,000 flights were canceled. a full moon tide made a soggy mess in wildwood, new jersey. in new york city, officials say the epic nor'easter missed
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snowfall by .1 of an inch. mayor to blah zero asked drivers to keep their cars parked and keep alternate sidestreet parking or the entire work week. that is how long it could take for many things to get back to normal. elizabeth: and the big blizzard could prove very costly. experts estimating tonight the economic impact could reach up to $850 million. restaurants, theaters and some retailers taking the brunt of that hit. eric:and some good news to share. the group of dowling catholic high school students, teachers and chaperones are back in des moines now. their bus got stuck on a pennsylvania turnpike east of pittsburgh. they were stranded for nearly 24 hours! they made the best of it while this morning, we will get some snow. >> just enough to make the roadway slick.
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little slippery. precipitation, starts with a slight chance of freezing mist early this morning but late this morning, towards noon, light snow begin to work into the area switching over to all snow by mid afternoon. light accumulations affected -- expected. des moines, 28 with a little bit of fog. the roadways are looking wet but since temperatures are below freezing, be prepared for a few slick spots. a little bit of drizzle early this morning. wind will be shifting back to the north as the wintry mix comes in. 36 for the high today. falling. eric: hillary clinton hot off her recent des moines register endorsement. she was rallying voters in west des moines.
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speaking at this school. voters say she will need to make the next days count. >> it is really important. she and bernie are almost equal. rose: they feel confident in her experience. >> you see what happened in san bernardino. americans want to know the person they make president and chief can deal with these attacks. rose: she made a point of showing how she can confront wall street. >> i have a record and a commitment. i believe strongly that we need to make sure that wall street never wrecks mainstreet again. rose: she finished pointing to her strength saying how the republican party is already threatened by her. >> they know that i mean what i say.
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i will not back down. eric: more stars stumping for hillary clinton in iowa. actress jamie lee curtis - joining a group of about 50 people at a home in waukee sunday. curtis says clinton is the only real real democrat in the race - and she's supporting her because of her experience and intelligence. >> life and hinges on a couple of seconds you never see coming. the president of the united states has to be someone that can make those decisions when life hinges, when something happens with intelligence, compassion, real command and i feel that she is the most competent in that area. eric: jamie lee curtis will also be in new this morning. elizabeth: one of clinton's
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sanders also spoke to students sunday night. he spoke at a town hall meeting at the university of northern iowa, where he talked about what he thinks democracy really is. >> democracy is a very big deal. it is only a few hundred years old in modern history. it says a few people are at the top, whether they are kings, queens, or billionaires. they should not be able to determine the future of a country. you should. elizabeth: tonight, clinton, sanders and martin o'malley will take the stage at drake university together one last time before the caucuses. cnn is hosting the town hall forum. we will be carrying the event live.. on our sub-channel 8-point-3 my des moines.. starting at 8:00 p-m. eric: on the republican side!
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iowa. a new fox news poll show 34% of likely caucuses goers support the billionaire businessman. texas senator ted cruz in second with 23% support. marco rubio with 12. ben carson with 7. the poll was taken january 18th through the 21st. donald trump:
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donald trump said he would love it if bloomberg joined the race. the search is on. three inmates break loose from a mexican -- maximum-security jail in california. how they escaped. the iowa hawkeyes continue to win. the world a president has to grapple with, sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war. the presidency is the toughest job in the world... and she's the one leader who has what it takes to get every part of the job done.
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>> this is iowa's news leader,
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morning with eric hanson, elizabeth, meteorologist curtis and right now coverage with shaina humphries. >> good morning, a light wintry mix possible today. so far, it has been quiet so far other than some fog and mist. there is a winter weather advisory in the purple. ahead of this system, we will see some freezing drizzle develop later this morning especially across northwest iowa. temperatures today will be above freezing, at least by new heading to a high near des moines of 36 degrees. after the wind switches northwest, temperatures will begin to fall and we will have blowing snow this afternoon. elizabeth: the first look at some of the damage after a 7.1
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30 homes were evacuated. several explosions were also reported. so far, no reports of any serious injury. massive manhunt underway in southern california for three inmates who broke out of a maximum-security jail friday night. they were facing charges of murder, kidnapping, and torture. officials say they got to the roof by cutting through steel bars. >> access was made through the tank through the initial metal plate. they got through to an unsecured plumbing area. security breaches, we are talking about reaching significant amounts of steel and metal. elizabeth: they then used sheets to repel to the ground. officials say they should be considered armed and dangerous.
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showing how in it is to be indoors during a lightning storm. check out that tree near tyler, texas. no one was hurt. more new video of the massive winter storm that pounded parts of the east coast. check out this time lapse recorded by a 15-year-old who lives in the washington, d.c. area. he put his phone winds his living room window 1:00 friday afternoon and let it roll until saturday night. you can see it accumulating and growing. pretty impressive. speaking of impressive, check out this aerial view over staten island, new york. the drone shots. the area is completely blanketed with snow. time now is for 40 5 a.m. in
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a few flurrieshe basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. >> weather is never more than five minutes away. metinka: the weather will turn interesting by afternoon. we have wintry mix moving in followed by a little bit of snow. otherwise, it is quiet.
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northwest -- north central iowa, that is where the fog is thickest. in central iowa, you can see a little bit of fog in the air but visibility is not that bad. there is a winter weather advisory in these purple shaded counties that does not include polk county. that is for the light, wintry mix moving in later this afternoon. we do have dry air trying to push in to the southwestern corner of the state. this is a system we are pulling in from never ask it. -- nebraska. patchy, freezing drizzle will be developing in the next few hours. mason city over to sioux city and council bluffs. around 10:00 a.m., more patchy freezing drizzle around fort dodge.
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and even freezing drizzle. by 1:00, we will have a chance for some light rain or drizzle from des moines and over to davenport and i-80 eastbound. that will be changing by 4:00, we will have a changeover as the north switches back to the northwest. like to snow will move into central iowa. roads may be a little bit slippery but it all comes to an end around 9:00 p.m. this evening. we are not expecting much accumulation. not a tremendous snowstorm but it will be enough to make those roads a little bit slippery later on. 28 degrees, des moines. a little bit of fog and like to missed. 36 the high around noon. wind switches to the northwest
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tomorrow, the precipitation moves out. if you flurries left over. a chilly and blustery day. we have a great stretch ahead. eric: a big weekend for the iowa hawkeyes. they are now 16-3 overall and they are still undefeated in the big ten. elizabeth: iowa has it rolling. >> win number seven is a historic one for iowa. the first time in 47 years, they are 7-0 in conference play and they are just getting started. >> a great start. we still have a lot of work ahead. we are sitting in a good spot right now. we are not hanging our hats on that. we're going back to work tomorrow. >> we are trying to enjoy it for a couple of hours. >> iowa has gone to the underdog
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>> it is great because it speaks to the quality of what our team is. but i voice felt that. >> our guys can do so many different things, score the ball, push it, be the distributor. we have a lot of versatility. >> next up, on the road taking on maryland on thursday. elizabeth: here you have it. the hawkeyes are tied for first in the big 10 with the indiana hoosiers. they hit the road this week but are back in iowa city on sunday against northwestern. eric: the cyclones take on kansas tonight. the jayhawks have been top dog for a long time but iowa state had -- has won 3-4 of the last games. they host kansas tonight. game time is 8:00 p.m. on espn.
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one game separates the top six teams in the big 12. kansas comes in having lost two straight on the road.
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sleep and the snoring the world a president has to grapple with, sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war. the presidency is the toughest job in the world... and she's the one leader who has what it takes to get every part of the job done. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. elizabeth: a wintry mix is on its way today.
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south dakota and central nebraska. i head of it, some freezing drizzle is trying to develop. that will be wrapping into southwest iowa by midmorning. that will be followed by like to snow. right now, if you are getting ready to hit the roads, they are a little bit of damp -- they are a little bit damp. watch for some patchy, freezing drizzle. currently, 28 degrees in des moines. headed to 36. as soon as the wind shifts northwest, temperatures will fall and the wind will pick up and blow around any snow. followed by a couple of chilly days. warm-up for the end of the week. eric: snoring solutions for you. you may have some options. doctors treating sleep apnea are finding success with something other than seatback. elizabeth: we have more on the
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>> jeremy wakes up every day ready to put his life on the line. he is a council bluffs firefighter and there was something draining his energy. >> i was constantly fatigued. my wife told me i snore really loudly. >> his snoring revealed at bigger problem. -- a bigger problem. sleep apnea. >> like a garden hose kinked. >> dr. rodgers specializes in sleep apnea and he is finding success at treating it with an oral appliance there be. >> when they come together, they limit the ability for one to open and it gently holds the lower job open. >> the doctor says this small device is placed inside the mouth during sleep. it is easier for patients to
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>> the reality is when someone sees this or this, there is a big difference. >> it falls off in the middle of the night. >> he has seen a dramatic difference using this. >> it is night and day. i feel refreshed. i didn't realize how tired i was. it has changed my life completely. elizabeth: the american sleep apnea association says there are more than 80 devices on the market and they are most effective for mild to moderate sleep apnea. a dentist must fit them. eric: more stories ahead, including two overnight fires.
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elizabeth: right now, overnight fire, how neighbors came together to help the fire and the damage that remas this rning. eric: the first homicide of the year. the ongoing investigation in search for the killer and why the crime scene is so large in that area. >> you are watching kcci eight news. >> the cyclones are on a roll right now. rival kansas is coming into town. good morning. elizabeth: we want to get over to metinka to look at the forecast. metinka: the road conditions will be a bit of a concern as we head towards the afternoon. right now, they are mostly wet across central iowa. the wind -- freezing drizzle will switch over to light snow lasting true the evening commute. blowing snow possible.
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