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leaders at kirkwood community college, about three blocks east of this apartment complex, left campus to see the severity of what took place and how it related to nearby kirkwood. " 11:42 i pulled into the apartment complex right after they did and was able to determine, quickly, that there were no injuries and the person who perpetrated the crime left the area and they did not feel there was, directly, a threat to the campus. " security associate vice president tom kaldenberg said the police response was also quick in that cedar rapids police just happened to be on the campus on what he called an unrelated incident. tonight at 10, we'll look at the criteria that kirkwood security leaders consider when sending out a text or e-mail alert -- that balance between unwarranted panic. live in the cedar rapids news. have taken 75 reports of vehicle vandalism that happened early thursday morning. the vandalism occurred on the northwest
side of cedar rapids on the streets you see here. and now police are asking anyone who caught the vandals in the act to give them the video. kcrg-tv9's sarah mccarthy talked to some of the victims of this vandalism. she'll have their story coming up tonight on the kcrg-tv9 news at 10. nine anamosa state penitentiary employees have now either resigned or the prison has fired them. u-s attorney kevin techau announced charges against four of the nine for smuggling cell phones and drugs into the prison earlier this month. since then, an investigation found serious violations of security practices against another five employees. they aren't facing any charges and left their positions on their own. the city of dubuque is expanding its yard lighting reimbursement program. it's part of an effort to increase safety city wide. if a homeowner installs new yard lights, the city will reimburse them for half the cost of the lights and installation. the program has been around since 2008 but was only available to people who live in the downtown area. now any homeowner in the city is
eligible. "people feel more confident in their neighborhoods when it's easy to see. and it's not only a personal safety issue. if you are walking along and you can't see the sidewalk and you have a trip and fall. so it's just something that benefits everybody." we have information about how to enroll in the program along with this story on kcrg dot com. meteorologist joe winters joins us from decorah. the site of tonight's friday night lights game between the west delaware hawks and the decorah vikings. joe, it's going to be a good night to stay inside and watch this game on 9- point-2. showers and drizzle will be on their way out as the night goes on. clouds and a south wind will keep our temperatures very mild, only falling to the upper 50s to around 60. however, that warm start won't help us much on saturday. a breezy northwest wind will let us rise only a few degrees, even with a clearing sky. we'll dip into the 30s on saturday night, followed by sunshine on sunday with highs around 60. we'll start the next workweek on
a high note, but there are some rain chances later tuesday into wednesday. next week is also going to be cooler with highs staying in the 50s.tonight: showers likely low: 57-63 winds: s 10-15 alo: 57 dbq: 60 iow: 62 back to you. a month after a quinnipiac university poll showed bernie sanders leading hillary clinton in iowa, clinton is back on top. clinton the democratic nomination for president. percent. sanders leading clinton 41 to 40.
kcrg-tv nine's ashley hinson breaks down the numbers behind the poll. women are the biggest factor in pushing hillary clinton atop the latest poll of likely iowa caucusgoers. among women, 59-percent support clinton in the poll while 33-percent support bernie sanders. while more men supported bernie sanders.... 51 percent to 39 percent for clinton. age is also a key factor among the top two democrats in the race. sanders captured more of the 18 to 34 age group while clinton dominated the 50 and older crowd. while bernie is getting strong support as an outsider, that may actually hurt him, according to this poll. when asked the most important factor in supporting a candidate... of those who want a candidate who can win the general election, clinton had 63-percent support compared to just 29-percent for sanders. voters also said clinton was better prepared to handle all policy issues on the economy, education, foreign policy and guns. trust and compassion - two trouble points for
clinton in past polls - also improved but are still an issue. 70-percent say she is honest and trustworthy. 83-percent say she cares about voter's problems. sanders faired better in both categories but clinton topped sanders in leadership qualities. the polls show democrats are more united behind nominees than republicans when asked if there was a candidate they would definitely not support - only lincoln chafee and jim webb topped 10-percent... and chafee is now out of the race. sioux city school district's superintenden t announced today that presidential candidate donald trump can still use west high school for a tuesday campaign event. a west high alum francisco valadez has 1-thousand signatures on a petition to cancel the trump event. he said he doesn't like that the candidate uses anti-immigrant language. valadez still has a t evt. paid tribute to a piece of history today. a beam from one of the world trade center towers hit on september 11th traveled through johnson county today. it's on
the back of that white trailer. as the beam made its way down interstate 80, iowa city police officers saluted. the 5-foot-long steel beam is making its way across the country to fort collins, colorado. some kids in cedar rapids saw circus elephants and horses close-up today. the ringling brothers and barnum and bailey circus is visiting the u-s cellular center this week. and today performers showed 60 students from the cedar valley montessori school how they care for their animals. the elephants showed off a little of their talent in painting and smashing pumpkins. the host of today's event says she hopes this gets more children interested in working with animals. "because of my love for animals is the reason i'm here and i hope to inspire some of these children to care about animals and to follow a path to maybe be a veterinarian or be in the circus itself. " "i had no idea elephants liked
thought they liked peanuts. and i also didn't know they like to squash pumpkins." this is the last year that elephants will be part of the ringling brothers and barnum and bailey show after criticism that the animals weren't receiving proper treatment. the developer of the chauncey in iowa city hopes to break ground on the project by next fall. but that can only happen if a nearby church doesn't file an appeal. that story is coming up next here on tv-9. the developer of the
chauncey tower in iowa city says he's ready to move forward after a judge dismissed a church's lawsuit against the 15-story tower. plans to build the controversial building have been in the works for years, and so have attempts to block it. the tower will include commercial, office and residential space, as well as a bowling alley and movie theater. kcrg-tv9's iowa city bureau chief mark carlson reports on how critics have significantly slowed down the process. "i don't know why this project is do or die, it seemed like it had to go through, the powers that be decided it had to go through, and it was ram- rodded through. " christopher warnock represents trinity episcopal church. the neighboring church that attempted to block construction of the chauncey - claiming the city council unlawfully rezoned the spot of land to make room for the 15-story tower. but with the lawsuit now dismissed, developer marc moen is ready to move on. "i assume the church knows the
caused, both to the city and to us, just by filing the lawsuit are enormous, and we had a december 2018 target date for completion originally and that's been pushed back because the lawsuit was filed. " moen says he now hopes to have the building open by the end of 2019. and that's only if the church doesn't appeal the ruling -- "i don't feel like i'm back on track until i find out if the church is going to delay it further, we are going to move forward now, but if they decide to appeal it, that puts it back off track. " moen says if there's no appeal - he hopes to break ground on the project by next fall. warnock says he hasn't yet spoken to church leaders, but he will advise them to appeal, even though warnock himself admits he expects the building will eventually go up.... but he says a message has been sent. "i think this case is a real warning to all developers in iowa city, you need to make sure you have public support for what you are doing, if there is broadbased opposition, it's going to make itself felt. "
south wind will keep our temperatures very mild, only falling to the upper 50s to around 60. however, that warm start won't help us much on saturday. a breezy northwest wind will let us rise only a few degrees, even with a clearing saturday night, followed by sunshine on sunday with highs around 60. we'll start the next workweek on a high note, but there are some rain chances later tuesday into wednesday. next week is also going to be cooler with highs staying in the 50s.tonight: showers likely low: 57-63 winds: s 10-15 alo: 57 dbq: 60 iow: 62 tomorrow: clearing sky,
15-25 alo: 60 dbq: 61 iow: 64 tomorrow night: clear & cool low: 35-41 winds: n 5-10 alo: 36 dbq: 38 iow: 39 sunday: mostly sunny high: 60 - low: 38 monday: partly cloudy high: 60 - low: 40 tuesday: chance of storms late high: 59 - low: 45 wednesday: chance of showers high: 54 - low: 48 thursday: cloudy & cool high: 50 - low: 40 friday: mostly cloudy high: 51 - low: 35 josh christensen has a preview
outscored its opponents 346 to 93 this season. and i'm joined right now by west branch head coach butch pedersen. coach, staying on that point, how are you guys outscoring everyone? ... you're playing for a district title, alburnett is looking to tie things up. have you guys talked about the implications of tonight's game? ... i'm sure you want to focus on tonight's game, but because of the success you've had this season, are
of course the hawkeyes have tomorrow off.. but the cyclones and panthers are in action. the cyclones are 37 point underdogs at baylor. after giving up almost 621 yards against tcu it doesn't get any easier this week. the bears have beaten iowa state by a combined total of 120-35 in the last two years and baylor is averaging 719 yards a game this season. 720 yards is a 100 more yards a game that texas tech and tcu are putting up we have a big challenge and our kids understand that. it is
mentally but if you're a football player and you love competition you will be up for it and our defense is up for it. i think you have to stop the pass and force them to run the ball because they got so many weapons on the outside sot ends at :23 oc: "weapons on the outside" uni will try to snap a three game losing streak at south dakota state tomorrow. the panthers know their backs are against the wall and can't afford another loss if they want to make the playoffs. we have to win it and everyone knows we have to the question is can we be constant enough to do that is the question and that is the question that our players have to take on i don't think there are any problems i don't think i am mental problem not yet. sot :20 oc : "mental problem' followed by laughter thanks scott. now here's a look at today's top web stories on kcrg dot com. stay with your 24-hour
the forecast. showers and drizzle will be on their way out as the night goes on. clouds and a south wind will keep our temperatures very mild, only falling to the upper 50s to around 60. however, that warm start won't help us much on saturday. a breezy northwest wind will let us rise only a few degrees, even with a
clearing sky. we'll dip into the 30s on saturday night, followed by sunshine on sunday with highs around 60. we'll start the next workweek on a high note, but there are some rain chances later tuesday into wednesday. next week is also going to be cooler with highs staying in the 50s.tonight: showers likely low: 57-63 winds: s 10-15 alo: 57 dbq: 60 iow: 62 beth? thanks joe. thanks for joining us for kcrg-tv9 news at 6. we hope you'll be with us again tonight at ten. have a
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