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hearing and joins us live from the newsroom. dave what sort of sentence does humbles face? brady, the 14-year-old pleaded guilty to lesser charges and not the original charge of first degree murder. but the time he will spend in custody is somewhat uncertain because of his status aa "youthful offender." the agreement beten the prosecution and defense called fofohumbles to agree he e s guilty of three charges. those include voluntary manslaughter, reckless use of a firearm resulting in serious injury and going armed with intent. in adult court, the charges combined could mean a prison term of up to 25 years. but the deal treats humbles as a youthful offender. he now goes back to juvenile court and a judge there will determine his fate until he turns 18. the juvenile court judge will decide what happens to you between now and your 18th birthday. the juvenile judge could put you on a consent decree or probation also put you in a foster home, foster
also put you in eldora " the judge also told humbles what happens to him after age 18 depends how he does in juvenile custody. good behavior might mean adult probation after he turns 18. on the other hand, problems in juveveile custody could mean he would serve out his remaining prison time in iowa's adult system. in an earlier hearing that move humbles to adult court, records shohumbles killed richardson in a suddede violent burst following threats made against the defendant on social media. live in the newsroom, dave franzman kcrg tv9 news. in a tv-9 follow-up.. a judgdg re-sentenced a dubuque man to 50 years in prison for robbing a bar and shooting a police officer in 2009. th was 77 year old eddie chest's third senteteing. chest took a plea agreement and was charged with robbery and
the armed robbery at knicker's saloon. that's where he shot dubuque police lieutenant scott baxter. his last two sentences went a ainst that plea agreement. in court yesterday, prosecutors made a stronger case for the original plea deal. they said chest should serve two 25-year sentences at the same time. his attorney said ththshot chest fired ricocheted off the ground, then hit lieutenant baxter. but the judge told chest, that doesn't matter. he said chest pointed the gun in lt. baxter's direction. the judge also pointed out chest had spent most of his adult life in and out of prison for various crimes. first, meteorologis t justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin... clouds are back for the rest of the e y and may manage to produce an isolated light shower or two. many of us will stay dry with highs well into the 40s. light rain will end early
returning to the 30s. mild weather continues tomorrow with partial sunshine and highs in thehe upper 40s. we'll be pushing into the 50s on thursday and friday. a bit of rain is possible late friday, but much of the rain will wait until saturday and sunday. as cooler air moves in, a transition to snow is probobble late sunday into monday.today:: isolated light showers high: 44-50 winds: s 5-15 alo: 47 dbq: 46 iow: 48 two democratic presidential candidates are in eastern iowa this week. former maryland governor martin o'malley - still struggling in the polls - will make a two-day swing through the state. this is video from his stop in cedar rapids yesterday. this morning, o'malley was in iowa city. this afternoon
o'malley's keottvisit comes aftt students at the high school wrote letters to all presidential candidates. he's the second one to visit there. rick santorum was the first to appear at the school in october. demomoatic frontrunner hillary clinton will be in waterloo tomorrow. the former secretary of state will be at cedar valley techworks and the five sullivan brothers conntion center starting tomorrow morning. she also has a campaign stop scheduled in urbandale tomorrow afternoon. both democrats and republicans are standing together against g-o-p frontrunner donald trump. this week, trump proposed bannininall muslims from coming into the united states. today, trump isn't backing down from those statements. abc's kenneth moton reports. dodold trump...takininon the world's more than one billion muslims. sot trump a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states until our country's
out what the hell is going on. this morning, trump...double d down on his controversial marks as george stephanopoulos pressed for the details of his plan on gma. sot trump if a person isis muslim, gogo overseas and comes back they can come back. they're a citizen. that's different but we have to figure things out. trump's muslim ban was met with a standing ovation n st nighthtt his campaign rally in south carolina. sot trump supporter i like what he had to say about the muslims, we just have to get control. but it was a chorus of condemnation across the country and thglobe. sot-cair donald trump s snds more like a leader of a aynch mob than a great nation like ours uk prime minister david cameron called trump's comments divisive and quite simply wrong. trump's gop rivals..rubio, cruz, carson, bush quickly spoke out against the plan. this morning, house speaker paul ryan who rarely comments on the 2016 race denounced trump's proposed ban. sot paul ryan this is not what this party stands for. it t "not what this country stands for. but trump appears unfazed by
hitler...look at the cover of the philadelphia daily news. sot trump: we have to use vigilance in our country or we'll have many more world trade centers and our country will never be the same. but even as trump continued to call for the ban on muslims, he told another morning program, that he loves muslims, he just wants to them to "turn in the bad ones" kenneth moton, abc news washington a new state report says job openings outnumber unemployed workers in the corridor. cleaning jobs rananat the top of available positions. iowa workforce development surveyed more than 13-hundred emplers in linn, johnson, beon, cedar, iowa, and washington counties. 32 percent reported job vacccies. the report shows the six counties have almost 11- thousand unemployed people, but more than 18- thousand open jobs. the state has more than 75- thousand unemployeyeworkers, but only 44- thousand job openings. "i think it is good news, it shows that our economy is moving forward. companies are
always good news. i think it presents a challenen, but an opportunity in doing different things in order to attract more people to the area. " the report also shows nearly five percent of the e gional workforce is s t retirement age. the u-s bureau of labor statistics predicts by 2020, one million computer programming jobs will go unfilled. theeedar rapids school district and coding program "imagination iowa" teamed up to address that shortfall. they kicked off "computer science education week" at the city's downtown librararyesterday. students learned how coding works by making a robot move through an online game. "we learned that you can do many different things with code and that you can make movies out of it too. in star wars, they had to move bb8 with programming andd you can do that in this game." more coding events will take place at geonetric in cedar rapids this week.
rain will end early tonight with lows returning to the 30s. mild weather continues tomororw with partial sunshine and d ghs in e upper 40s. we'll be pushing into the 50s on thursday and friday. a bit of rain is possible late friday, but much of the rain will wait until saturday and sunday. as cooler air moves in, a transition to snow is probable late sunday into monday.today: isolated light showers high: 44-50 winds: s 5-15 alo: 47 dbq: 46 iow: 48 tonight: iso. showers early low: 31-37 winds: w 5-15 alo: 33 dbq: 35 iow: 35 tomorrow: partly cloudy
tomorrow night: partly cloudy low: 35-41 winds: s 5-15 alo: 37 dbq: 37 iow: 38 thursday: mostly cloudy high: 52 - low: 38 friday: slight chance of rain late high: 54 - low: 37 saturday: rain likely high: 50 - low: 41 sunday: rain/snow likely high: 40 - low: 38 monday: chance of snow, windy high: 36 - low: 34 tuesday: partly cloudy high: 36 - low: 23
breasas cancer is improvovg. university o oiowa researchers looked at survival rates of 21- thousand women over the past two and a half decades. officials found from 88 to 91, median survival was around 20 months. that's jumped to 26 months between the years 2007 and 201111kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders s ports. sharon juon was diagnosed with stage four about five years ago. doctors thought she had lymphoma at first. but it turned out to be much worse. "i was conditioned for it being cancer. i wasn't conditioned for it being stage four."ever the optimist, sharon put a challenge to her doctor. she booked an expensive trip to europe a few years out. sharon was committed to getting there. a river c cise through europe,, that i had put together on my bucket list. i needed her to help me achieve it. the uihc's dr. alexandra thomas came through. sharon, was able to get to
since has even gone to australia. prolonged success like sharon's is what prompted dr. thomas to take a closer look at survival rates in the first place. "we're seeing more and more stories like that. we wanted to askwhat does this look like broadly in the unitetestates."dr. thomas said the data study suggested why some woman like sharon may be living longer, primary tumor removal. in the past, it was ignored to give patients as much quality of life as possible, but the research suggsts if removed it could lengthen lives. the reasons why a numerous, but dr. thomas says it's pointing researchers in the right direction. "we need to revisit and that's what we put in our conclusns, we need to revisit that." for sharon, the future looks brighter than ever. that's why she's booked another trip, this time to disney world, and she intends to see it come may. dr. thomas said surgeryryf the primary tumor isn't for everyone. researchers found 9.6
david geiger. ---- canada and mexico can now place one point zero one billion dollars in retaliatory tariffs on u-s goods.. yesterday.. the world trade organization set the the retaliation amount because of the u-s country of origin labeling law.. which requires meat to be labeledith what country the animal it's made of was born.. raised.. and harvested..
and discriminates against canadian and mexican animals. the national pork producers council in response calls for the law to brepealed so u-s exports will nono suffer. the house of representativ es voted in june to repeal cool.. but the senate has not yet acted. ---- the cattle markets are taking another hit becae of that country of origin labeling rule.. while a lack of demand is sending the grains into the red. "it's all red ink across the entire grain board. not a whole lot of fresh news out over the weekend. farmer selling overhanging the market.. " "too over the weekend, seller increase in that late last week. and also too, the dollar is higher this morning. all that weighing on prices here so far today. this market right now is pretty much all demand. we need to keep a very aggressive pace up to be able to sustain four dollar corn, nine dollar beans see how that all plays out in the next month or two." "...same old, same old, i mean
out of the sky but really the big news this morning was the tariffs going in place here within aboutut0 days or so with canada and mexico with cool. per national cattlemen association you know, maybe good for ten cents. hopefully that's factored into the market right now but this tariff ruling g very, very important obviously to watch. obvious i would advise listeners, cattle guys to get on the phone and call your senator..." "...get this thing reversed by christmas. still got big ample supplies, big weights right now, there's no weather on the horizon. next ten days look very, very good to pack weights on again." the colfax sheep and goat auction on saturday saw 460 head of sheep. feeder lambs fetched the days gh average price of $2.12 per pound, while fed lambs averaged $1.33 per pound. the 32 goats at the auction saw a high average price ranging from $102.50 to $182.50 per head. ---- enrollment for next year's farm safety net
agency office.. and it's a lot easier this year thananit was last year.. where farmers had to choose between agriculture risk coverage or price loss coverage.. as well as allocate their base acres.. they don't have to do that this year.. but they still have to enroll.. if they want to be a part of crop insurance.. but this year won't be as lenient as last year.. where they had both 20-14 and 20-15 years to work on.. "we had a way of getting folks back into the program we're not going to have in this year. they need to get in and signene up in arc/plc if they want to participate for the '16 crop. those payments will be available in the fall of 17 after october 1st of 17 so we're looking at a long time out there." whitaker says participation is voluntary for producers but they don't get the finanaial benefits.. the open enrollment will end the first of august. ---- and that wraps up the show for today.. anks for joining.. i'll see you again tomorrow. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agribubuness section of kcrg.com. you'll find it under the news tab. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness
break down stereotypes and spur change through a new after- school group. they started the group after protests broke out in the summer of 2014 when a white polole officer shot and killed a black teenager in ferguson, missouri. they call themselves the trendsetters. kcrg-tv9's jill kasparie explains. who is sharing next? these are your typical 8th graders with a lot to say... 7:07:26 it's secret santa. 07:05:37 i know! i know! these trendsetters also have a l l to say about diversity and race. " 7:30:20 the students started this group. things were happening in the world, ferguson had just happened. we were eating lunch because i typically try to eat lunch with different students different days of the week and they were talking about trying to make a difference and the perception they have of young black men that day." " 7:25:40 sometimes people
all about gang banging and all that stuff." this group is working to break down that stereotype and others. they're doing it volunteering in the community, going on college tours and talking about daily concerns. these 8th graders are working to prove - no matter the race or background - they can do everything together. "7:23:33 we hope it makes a difference so people can see that you don't have to be a certain color to be friends with a certain color." " 7:29:"43 so i think it's helping that we are doing this and opening other people's eyes about it." "7:25:28 that everyone can see that black and whites are okay, it's not two segregated things." their goal is to make a change, and some say that's already happening. "7:32:15 it's small at first, but i definitely see a change within the group.they are more comfortable with one another so when this generation changes and then they teach that to their kids or they even teach that to their friends outside this group. ...a message of fairness they want to keep spreading, hoping everyone follows their lead to be more thoughtful. "7:28:42 now, i amreally like thininng about others and how
and co-wororrs are remembering the victims of last week's mass shooting in san bernardino, california. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at midday. today a cedar rapids teenager accused of shooting and killing a 15- year-old appeared in court, to plead to leleer charars. authorities had charged 14-year-old robert humbles with first degree murder. police say he shot and kled aaron richardson near redmond park. the shooting happened when to rival groups met there in september. kcrg-tv9's dave franzman was at this morning's hearing and joins us live from the newsroom. dave what happened this morning? brady, the 14-year-old pleaded guilty y o lesser charges and not the original charge of first degree murder. but the time he will spend in custody is somewhat uncertain because of his
the agreement between the prosecution and defense called for humbles to agree he was guilty of three charges. those include voluntary manslaughter, reckless use of a firearm resulting in s sious injury and going armed with intent. in adult court, the charges combined could mean a prison term of up to 25 yea. but the deal treats humbles as a youthful offender. he now goes back to juvenile court and a judge there will determine his fate until he turns 18. " the juvenile court judge will decide what happens to you between now and your 18th birthdhd. the juvenile judge could put you on a consent decree or probation also put you in a foster home, foster group home or could also put you in eldora " the judge also told humbles what happens to him after age 18 depends how he does in juvenile custody. good behavior might mean adult probation after he
problems in juvenile custody could mean he would serve out his remaining prison time in iowa's adult system. in an earlier hearing that moved humbles to adult court, records show humbles killed richardson in a sudden violent outburst following threats made agagast the fendant on social media. live in the newsroom, dave franzman kcrg tv9 news. a chicago man accused of killing his girlfriend in dubuque wants to move his trial. prosecutors say 27 year old eddie hicks killed his girlfriend, 21 year old kahdyesha lemon. police say he stabbed her multiple times at her dubuque home on june 17th. hicks was in court yesterday while attorneys argued if his upcoming trial should be held in dubuque county or somewhere else. these pictures are courtesy of the telegraph-herald. attorneys played phone call recordings from weeks prior to the stabbing. a judge willecide if the jury will hear those
a linn county man won't be charged for assaulting a police officer as part of his plea deal. a judge accepted a plea deal for kyle orth and sentenced him to 18days in jail with three years prootion. in march, orth drove a borrowed b-m-w toward cedar rapids officers after a brief chase. police fired several shots into the car, wounding him. orth was a salesman at z zmmerman ford in cedar rapids. according to a criminal complaint, orth had a blood alcohol level of point 1-1-3 at the time. police say he admitted to having between 5 and 7 beers that night. he pleaded no contest to interference with official acts, and pleaded guilty to drunk driving and attempting to elude police. in the middle of h h jail sentence, orth was granted a 30-day furlough. orth's attorney says the plea was a state and defense agreement. the iowa city fire department is investigating 3 different fires in one day. at 8:30 yesterday morning,
responded to 18 commercial drive, where they put out a fire on the roof of streb concrete. then at about 10:15 last night, fire crews responded to a dumpster fire at 630 capitol street. the fire department went to that address, right after finishing up at 816 north dubuque street. that fire was at the beta theta pi fraternity house. the fire department says they found flames in the third floor bedroom. they were able to contain the fire to that room. only one person was displaced. no one was hurt in any of those fires. whenever you see news, give us a call on newsline nine. that number is 319-365-9999, you can also email pictures and video to newsroom at kcrg dot com. first, meteorologis t justin gehrts has
clouds are back for the rest of the day and may manage to produce an isolated light shower or two. many of us will stay dry with highs well into the 40s. light rain will end early tonight with lows rererning to the 30s. mild weather continues tomorrow with partial sunshine and highs in the upper 40s. we'll be pushing into the 50s on thursday and friday. a bit of rain is possible late friday, but much othe rain will wt until saturday and sunday. as cooler air moves in, a transition to snow is probable late sunday into monday.today: isolated light showers high: 44-50 winds: s 5-15 alo: 47 dbq: 46 iow: 48 a federal regulator will be in des moines today to approve or denenupcoming changes to the state's medicaid program. iowa's transition to a privately-run medicaid system is set to happen january 1st. yesterday, an
committee took a vote to delay the switch by six months, but the vote tied, and failed. the committee also questioned the companies that will oversee medicaid and heard public comments. several d den medicaid recipients and family members packed the meeting room and an overflow area. nearly every patient complained the switch to private operation of the system is happening too fast. one person who was at the hearing hopes they can stop the rush to managed care. " the outpouring from iowa and the outcry is unprecedented and cms has never seen that and they're studying it" c-m-s stands for centers for medicare and medicaid services. the organization's regulators will question the four companies the state selected for the medicaid program. people in cedar falls are thanking outgoing mayor jon crews for his years of service to the city. the city held a reception to honor him yesterday.
congratulate him on his retirement. crews ran for another term last month, but he finished second among three candidates in the general election. that forced a run-off. before that vote,e,e announced he would just retire at the end of this term. crews has been cedar falls mayor for 30 of the past 44 years. his challenger in the runoff, businesan jim broro, will take over as mayor next month. france is urging the european union to speed up efforts to cut off funds to extremist groups. that country's finance minister says terrorism is threatening every country, and that the world has to do everything it can to stop the flow of money to terror groups. he and other foreign ministers are meeting in brussels to talk aboututinding better ways to track financial transfers and freeze assets. the family of a man accused of a stabbing in london say he was suffering from mental problems. the brother of muhaydin mire
months in the hospital after doctors diagnosed him with paranoia in 2007. his family says those problems re-surfaced in august. mire allegedly screamed 'this is for syria' during the attack. friends and coworkers are remembering the victims of last week's mass shooting in san bernardino. the names of the 14 people killed in last week's shooting were read in a vigil last night in gathered to light candles and pray for the victims. many of the people at last night's vigil didn't work directly with the victims, but worked for the same union. some employees say it was their duty to go and show their support. " yoyowork with them. i wawaan outside organinir, you go out with them, you know about their families, their kids, their grandkids- your sharing, so it's a community of people " 21 peopleleere also injured inn last week's shooting. hospital officials say about half of them have already
two iowa men were wounded in separate deer hunting accidents in one day. the department of natural resources says 47 year-old walter freeman of winfield was hunting near that town sunday afternoon. that's when another hunter fired a deer slug that hit freeman in his abdomen. he's now at university of iowa hospitals, and we don't know his condition. earlier sunday, 28 year-old travis myers of dundfe was hunting with ten other people when a shot hit him in the right shoulder. that was northeast of backbone state park in delaware county. myers received treatment at the manchester hospital for a flesh wound. the d-n-r says in both cases, hunters were soting at moving deer. beatles fans are gathering in the big apple to pay tribute to one of their favorite musicians. and one of hollywood's most outspoken couplpls released their new baby's name. that's next in today's showbiz wrap. and hawkeyes fans are smelling the roses after
returning to the 30s. mild weather continues and highs in the upper 40s. we'll be pushing into the 50s on thursday and friday. a bit of rain is possible late friday, but much of the rain will wait until saturday and sunday. as cooler air moves in, a transition to snow is probable late sunday into monday.today: isolated light showers high: 44-50 winds: s 5-15 alo: 47 dbq: 46 iow: 48 tonight: iso. showers early low: 31-37 winds: w 5-15 alo: 33 dbq: 35 iow: 35 tomorrow: partly cloudy high: 46-52 winds: w 5-15 alo: 47 dbq: 47 iow: 50 tomorrow nightpartly cloudy
terror attas was back on stage with one of the world's largest rock bands. and everyone's favorite baywatch lifeguard was in russia to talk wildlife conservation. abc's jason nathanson has today's showbiz wrap. the eagles of death metal, the band on stage at the bataclan in paris during the terrorist attacks a few weeks ago, have taken the stage in paris again. this time at the end of the big u2 show monday night. bono telling the crowd eodm was robbed of their stage three weeks ago, and we would like to offer them ours tonight. 90 people were killed at that concert in november. fans are gathering in new york city - as today marks the 35th annivivsary of the day john lennon was murdered outside his home at the dakota apartments. memorials are being held there and in central park soundbite , carla alzola, john lennon fan:"i think his message like in the song 'imagine' he wants people to like forget about t l the fighting thaha everyone should just live in peace because there is really no need for it." lennon would have been 75 this year. pamela anderson is getting political in russia, meeting there with president putin's chief
conservation soundbite pamela anderson, american actress and animal rights activist:"i was inspired by the attention both the government and russia businesses are giving to wildlife conservation here and abroad." during the meeting, she talked about saving russian seals - and dolphins and hales being kept in n ptivity at aquariums. and kim kardashian and kanye west's new kid has a name - she posted on her website that they've decided to call their son saint. saint west. saint joins his sister north in the unique name club. and that's what's happening in hollywood. i'm jason nathanson, abc news, los angeles. hawkeye fans are rushing to get tickets to watchhe football team in the rose bowl on new year's day. ticketmaster tickets go on sale today. travel agencies have been slammed with requests. fans went to the u-i ticket windows yesterday hoping to grab tickets. you can fininthem on sites like stub-hub, but they're
going for more than 500 dollars a piece. the school has 22- thousand tickets. fans can go online and sign up to get them. they will find out next week if
joins us this midday to talk about cinnamon. spices add natural antioxidants and sodium- free flavors to foods. the flavor and aroma of cinnamon pairs well with seasonal foods & can add a healthoost to your holiday fare. today your h hvee registered dietitian shares a few health benefits of cinnamon and three unique recipes that feature this sweet spice. cinnamon comes from the dried bark of trees in the cinnamomun family. you can find it as curled bark sticks or in powdered form. cinnamon is a versatile spice that can be used in both sweet and savory
cinnamon has anti-microbial properties as well as high natural antioxidant activity to protect cells in the body from damage. additionally, some studies suggest adding cinnamon t food-up to a teaspoon a day -might help people with type 2 diabetes better control their blood sugar http: by lowering post-meal blood-sugar spikes. including cinnamon in smoothies, cereals, beverages and savory dishes is smart way to add depth of flavor and mild sweetness to foods with less added sugars. linda, thanks for being here.
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in the third floor bedroom. only one person was displaced. a federal regulator will be in des moines today to approve or deny the privatization of the state's medicaid program. that change is supposed to happen january 1st. yesterday, an oversight committee took a vote to delay the switch by six months,s,ut the vote tied, and failed. now, one last look at this morning's weather, justin. clouds are back for the rest of the day and may manana to produce an isolalad light shower or two. many of us will stay dry with highs well into the 40s. light rain will end early tonight with lows returning to the 30s. mild weather continues tomorrow with partial sunshine and highs in the upper 40s. we'll be pushing into the 50s on thursday and friday. a bit of rain is possible late friday, but much of the rain
christmas is right around the corner. and if you don't have time to plan, don't worry. we're about to show you how to have a perfect christmas in a crunch. carla's kicking things off with a cheesy breakfast sandwich you can
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