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about 200 hundred people packed the waterloo city council meeting to support police chief dan trelka. he will continue to oversee the police department, but he will no longer supervise the fire department. trelka's been handling both positions as waterloo's public safety director. but last week, trelka reportedly told some police officers that the city had asked him to resign. waterloo hired trelka for the police chief's job in 2010. he later moved intot overseeing both the police and fire departments. but today, waterloo mayor quentin hart said from now on trelka will only focus on policing. kcrg t-v nine's jordee kalk joins us live from waterloo with more. jordee, this attracted a lot of people to city council tonight? hundreds packed this building to show support for chief dan trelka. but many say there's a lot of work to do in this city, and that requires
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the crowd cheered the second chief trelka walked into council chambers. nat? some supporters, who were wearing blue, addressed the council. nat "i appreciate you that you look into the community you hear the voices of those are crying out and you listen " while other simply watched. and held signs, like "dan trelka came into this town and took it on 150 percent." earlier monday, mayor quentin hart and chief trelka held a joint news conference. mayor hart announced trelka would shift his focus to a community policing effort that focuses on restoring public trust. trelka: 52:08, "i'm here to work with mayor hart. we've got some challenges to face, we have some adjustments to make and were having great conversation s and all of this is for the betterment of waterloo and i'm optimistic for all of us." these changes come after
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use of excessive force. mayor hart: 47:35, "they don't represent city hall, and they don't represent the best these officers have to offer this community." nat: "you have police officers on this force that are making you look bad." some in waterloo say those officers need to face harsher punishment. nat "under the chief, i have not seen anything change with the officers, i haven't seen any reprimand with these officers. " joyce wilder/waterl oo, 6:53:52, wrong any you get a paid leave. if i do something wrong in my job i get fired." mayor hart told people monday night it's time to move forward. something many in the crowd agreed to. nat: "if you really want to see some change, work together, work together as a community." now i spoke to a couple council
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unsure of what changes chief trelka will make to restore public trust. but say they expect to hear more from him and the mayor in the coming weeks. live in waterloo, jordee kalk, kcrg-tv9. as jordee mentioned, the city of waterloo settled a handful of cases this year after lawsuits accused police officers of using excessive force. one of those came in january when the city million dollar settlement with the family of derrick ambrose junior. a police officer shot and killed him during a foot chase in 2012. ambrose was 22. the city also settled three other cases recently. in one of them, an officer is accused of slamming a 17 year old boy face-first onto a sidewalk outside a hospital. an open records request shows the city paid the teenager to keep him quiet about a settlement. in another incident, the same
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he then used it to allegedly shock a 31- year-old man who was helping with crowd control. and a third incident involved a 13-year-old girl whom officers allegedly handcuffed. in all three cases, the police department justified the use of force. meteorologist chris havely joins us now. chris, the storms have left and the skies should be clearing overnight? a cold front is moving through the area tonight, and as it does, sc through the evening. after midnight, the cold front will have cleared the state, leaving us with clear skies through tuesday. the second day of the workweek will be sunny and mild thanks to high pressure aloft. things turn active fairly quickly however. the same front that clears us tonight will lift back north into the area tuesday night, creating thunderstorms in the region. the main focus for storms tuesday night will be in our northern counties, but some may make
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storms are possible wednesday night and into thursday. the front will lift far enough north on friday that we may escape storms for friday night and saturday, but rain chances will ramp backup for sunday as a strong cold front pushes through. tonight: chance of storms early, then decreasing clouds. wind: n 5-10. low: 57 alo: 56 dbq: 57 iow: 59 54 to 60 back to you. jurors will resume deliberations tomorrow in the trial of this dubuque man. robert stern faces a first- degree murder charge. prosecutors say he shot his daughter, kimberly, 17 times in their home last year. not calling a witness. and the trial of this man is also in the hands of a jury tonight. david miller is charged with first degree murder in the death of sabrina janish. investigators say they found her body strangled and stabbed multiple times in the driveway of a home near shellsburg last year. the man wanted in connection to bombings in new york and new jersey is in police custody tonight. he could face terrorism- related charges for the explosions
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attempted murder charges after a shootout that led to his arrest. a-b-c's elizabeth hur is in linden, new jersey, with the latest. the search for ahmad khan rahami ended at this new jersey bar -- with a gunfight that left the 28- year-old afghanistan native bloodied and two these two linden officers wounded, but all three are now recovering. nats up:eyewitness: "oh, man, it was wild!" the bar's owner found him sleeping in the hallway-- officer approached. sot mayor derek armstead linden, nj " ... within a matter of seconds, the suspect fired on him. fortunately for us he had his vest on - and he was hit in his vest, so that saved him." rahami fled on foot with gun in hand -- and other officers in hot pursuit sot jack mazza, witness: "and you heard like pop, pop,pop, pop, pop - a lot of shots." sot dave ayres, witness: " ... then you just heard people, y'know, screaming." the injured rahami lying on the ground -- brought down by law enforcement. less
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this new jersey boardwalk -- and this powerful blast rocked a manhattan neighborhood. nats up video "boom" the next night -- five pipe bombs were found at this new jersey train station. as police try to disarm them: surveillance cameras spotted rahami planting the bomb in new york city saturday night -- and later saw him at a second new york location where this unexploded bomb was recovered. rahami worked at his family restaurant, american fried chicken, beneath the family's second-floor apartment. they searched the apartment. elizabeth hur on-camera close: investigators are now looking into the suspect's background and his travel history including his visit to afghanistan 2 years ago.. to help zero in on a motive and to see if he, truly, acted alone. elizabeth hur, abc news, linden, new jersey. both presidential candidates, republican donald trump and democrat hillary clinton, talked about the terrorist
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" these attacks and many others were made possible because our extremely open immigration system, which fails to properly vet and screen the individuals or families coming into our country. " " the recruitment and radicalization that goes on online has to be much more vigorously intercepted and prevented. i have been saying this for quite some time i believe it's an important part of our strategy. " the running mates for trump and clinton made campaign stops in the hawkeye state today. republican mike pence spoke tonight at giese manufacturing in dubuque. like trump. the indiana governor talked about how to prevent homegrown terrorism after bombings in the new york area. he also said the federal government should be more careful about who it allows into the country. " compared to hillary clinton's plan to expand our refugee program by 550%, when donald
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extreme vetting from immigrants coming from troubled parts in the world, we will suspend the refugee program coming from syria until we know who those people are." earlier in the day, pence met with supporters at the music man square in mason city. this afternoon, democrat tim kaine spoke at iowa state university. the virginia senator encouraging millennials to get out and vote in november. he called them critical in this election. he also went after donald trump. ""donald trump has had a passion through his whole life too, but the problem is that passion is donald j. trump. nothing about anybody else. nothing about a policy that matters to him. his entire passion has been looking out for number one." kaine also talked about the
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more affordable by making it easier to refinance student debt. a worker at a cedar rapids restaurant says he's out of a job because of what he posted on social media. find out why he says he posted surveillance video online... video that led to his firing. stay with us here on t-v nine. a hiawatha man says a cedar
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video, trying to catch a suspected thief. justin knapp was the assistant manager at capriotti's on first avenue northeast. he posted that video you just
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a few days later, his bosses fired him. now knapp claims it was wrongful termination. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders has the story. though he's still got his hat, justin knapp no longer has his job as assistant manager at capriotti's on first avenue. he'd only been there for four months and loved what he did. "i never planned on leaving that place." "good job?" "oh, yeah." that changed last week, when justin was forced to leave. he says it's all because of this security video and nat it all happened the day of the iowa/iowa state game. a customer accused one of justin's employees of stealing some expensive sunglasses. "i went to bat for my employee. i told him i would look into it." justin reviewed the shop's security footage. it looked like the glasses may have been taken by another customer. check it out. in the video, this man spots the sunglasses, alone on a table. he sits next to the shades, waiting for his food. then the man grabs his order and
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"he's gone." the alleged thief had given his name while ordering food. justin tracked him down on facebook. using his personal page, justin called the guy out, posting a picture of him and giving an ultimatum. "i told him he had 24 hours to return the glasses without any repercussion s, whatsoever," justin says the man returned the shades in a half hour, angrily claiming he mistook the glasses for his own no charges were filed. but, a few days later, justin was let go. he said h posts on social media violated the customer's privacy. "you know, you try to teach your kids honesty will get you far in life. this company thinks it gets you fired." justin is now thinking about filing a wrongful termination suit. legal experts say it won't be easy to win. 'people are often surprised, when they call our office, what employers can do and not have to face any consequences." riley says iowa is a work at will state. that means, unless a boss is
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religion or gender-- employee's without contracts can be fired for almost any reason. "you could terminate someone for a really stupid reason. let's say i don't like pink polka dots and my secretary wore pink polka dots. i could terminate her because she wore pink polka dots." while justin mulls his case, he says there has been one bonus to all this-- more time with his daughter until he can find a new job. maybe a new cap, too. in cedar rapids, forrest saunders, the owner of capriotti's on first avenue declined to comment on this story. waterloo wants money to plant trees to replace the ones it cuts down because of the emerald ash borer. and dubuque is thinking about adding solar panels to produce electricity at some
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the area tonight, will be possible through the evening. after midnight, the cold front will have cleared the state, leaving us with clear skies through tuesday. the second day of the workweek will be sunny and mild thanks to high pressure aloft. things turn active fairly quickly however. the same front that clears us tonight will lift back north into the area tuesday
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main focus for storms tuesday night will be in our northern counties, but some may make their way farther south by wednesday morning. more storms are possible wednesday night and into thursday. the front will lift far enough north on friday that we may escape storms for friday night and saturday, but rain chances will ramp backup for sunday as a strong cold chance of storms early, then decreasing clouds. wind: n 5-10. low: 57 alo: 56 dbq: 57 iow: 59 54 to 60 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 82 alo: 82 dbq: 80 iow: 83 79 to 85 tom. night: chance of storms, mainly north. wind: se 5-15. low: 63 alo: 63 dbq: 61 iow: 65 60 to 66 wednesday: partly cloudy with a
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thursday: chance of storms. high: 80 low: 66 friday: slight chance of storms. partly cloudy. high: 81 low: 64 saturday: mostly sunny. high: 82 low: 62 sunday: chance of storms. high: 72 low: 58 monday: partly cloudy. high: 70 low: 52 tuesday: partly cloudy. high: 68 low: 47 a cold front is moving through the area tonight, and as it does, scattered storms will be po midnight, the cold front will have cleared the state, leaving us with clear skies through tuesday. the second day of the workweek will be sunny and mild thanks to high pressure aloft. things turn active
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onto more city buildings to reduce the use of electricity and to produce more power. tonight, the city voted to ask for proposals for installing solar panels on several buildings. that's according to our coverage partner, k-d- t-h. the city wants to look at installing panels on its six fire stations, the carnegie-stout public library and the dubuque regional airport. so it's asking companies to submit proposals that detail where panels should go, how much they would cost and how much electricity are due october 20th. right now, only the city's municipal services building has solar panels. other eastern iowa cities like cedar rapids, north liberty, lisbon and tiffin have already put panels on city buildings or are considering them. waterloo is applying for a grant to pay for replacing ash trees the city cuts down. tonight, the city council approved asking the northeast iowa community foundation for more than 15-thousand dollars.
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trees before emerald ash borers infect them. the invasive beetle made its way into the area in 2014. and the emerald ash borer has made its way to iowa county. the iowa county conservation board recently discovered the species at lake iowa park in ladora. the insect has now made it into 36 counties in the state. most of them are in southeastern iowa. coming up next in sports, scott will have tonight's and the iowa state cyclones have gone to a two quarterback system. stay with your 24 hour
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23-21 win over the hawkeyes. the bizon dominated the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.. and what was really surprising to me was watching ndsu gash the iowa defense with 239 yards rushing.. this offensive line was bigger obviously than our first two opponents. very disciplined who gave effort. every single s why they gained so many yards maybe not. we are not surprised her big toe physical group i know and their backs run hard perimeter guys block really well so they put a lot of pressure on you and i and our fits werent great we missed a few tackles from the sideline. :28 oc: "missed a few tackles from the sideline " the hawkeyes fell out of the ap top 25 today..and north dakota state received more votes than iowa. the cyclones used a dual
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tcu. joel lanning and jacob park rotated every two series and you can expect both to play again this week against san jose state. we will continue to compete at that position but i trust both to play and we will do what gives us the best chance to be successful both have skill sets that can help out football team. sometimes that is a feel deal. the only thing you can do is be the uni panthers are coming off a heartbreaking 34-30 loss to eastern washington after leading 24-7 in the second quarter.. the panthers have a bye this week and coach farley says it couldn't come at a better time. it's a perfect week and we need a week right now we need to mature some of the younger players that have played we have had a lot of injuries that last quarter we were playing with our two backup corners so we needed to get some of those bodies back and we need it also to create some depth. because their will be
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warmup games now we are getting to the meat of stuff. sot :20 oc: "to the beat of stuff " basketball news.. the hyvee big four classic...the annual doubleheader featuring iowa's four division i teams has been extended through 2019. and finally it's monday time to get stupid and obnoxious with the golden klutz awards.. hit it big jon! let's start off with the catch of the year son far. just call itthe bear hug grab. noah brown of ohio state pins the ball against the back of the oklahoma db another look he can't even see the ball but he can feel it. and it happen again when they learn the cal running back drops the ball before he cross the goal line but he is lucky they got it at the one. and it's always to know the rules when you are returning a kick off biggest hit
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take a peak at the other ref before he makes a call on a field goal. one ref says good the right. and almost make sure the qb is looking before you snap the ball. or this could happen. and sometimes the easiest catches are the hardest. he need a defensive back to pin the ball against. and i hate it when this happens worst throw of the week from a
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pitcher. they are just warming and beans his own players. look out incoming skid. worst throw home. instead throwing like a normal pitch he tried to guide it. just a little high and finally worst play by a goalie. he complete whiffs yikes another look. it takes a bad hop and he misses everything. gooooaaaalll good night thanks scott. one last look at the forecast, chris... the area tonight, and as it does, scattered storms will be possible through the evening. after midnight, the cold front will have cleared the state, leaving us with clear skies through tuesday. the second day of the workweek will be sunny and mild thanks to high pressure aloft. thanks joe. thanks for joining us for kcrg-tv9 news at 10. we hope you'll be with us again tomorrow.
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