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moving home today? bruce, we did and while the majority did not get any water in their homes at all no one seemed to regret the money spent for a few days in a motel or the time and effort to remove belongings to safety. in the city's daily flood briefing yesterday, mayor ron corbett's message to residents and owners in the evacuation zone was "welcome h as the time to begin moving back. residents in the time check neighborhood of northwest cedar rapids started unloading trucks and trailers to make those words a reality. one resident, though, admitted he jumped the gun a bit. "we started moving yesterday and i came when they started the all clear and they took the national guard out" several residents said they took extreme
from the basement but also fixtures like a water heater and the furnace. it wasn't necessary but after the lessons of 2008 they didn't want to take any chances at all. at today's final briefing on the flood situation, city officials say inspectors have visited a number of homes in the evacuation areas. so far, the number sustaining any water damage at all is considered a "small" number. dave franzman kcrg tv9 news. today, people started dropping off wet and dry their homes and businesses in cedar rapids. the city set up a collection site this morning at noelridge pool. a second collection site will open tomorrow in ellis park at 7 a-m. the city plans to start picking up sandbags from people's front curbs a week from monday, october 10th. so if you cat haul sandbags to a collection site, put them out in front of your home. let's turn now to meteorologist joe winters. he's live in mount vernon where the mustangs are
night lights game. joe, as we wait for the water to recede, our dry weather will continue? an area of low pressure, cutoff from the jet stream, meanders its way to our east. it is close enough to keep more clouds in the forecast through saturday. as a result highs remain in the 60s. a warmup starts sunday, bringing 70s back into h week. wednesday finds our next chance for measurable rainfall. have a great night and a safe weekend! tonight: cloudy. wind: ne 5-10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly cloudy. a few sprinkles are possible, mainly east. wind: n 5-15. high: 66 bruce and beth... let's go now to kcrg t-v nine's
with some business owners who got back into the flood zone today. mark, how are owners planning to make up for lost business during the flood? community rallies for them, and comes downtown to spend some money. we found employees at reds public house moving everything back in today. that included alcohol, tables and chairs. this will be a process for them to get back open because they have to prepare food, and basically put the entire restaurant back together from scratch. "we do a bunch of smoked house stuff, so we are going to have
smoke a bunch of stuff, prep all of our sauces, we do a lot of in house stuff, so that's going to be two days flat. " some restaurants were able to open back up right away. la cantina was open for lunch today, and they remain open at this hour. again, these restaurants are really hoping people get down here and start spending mark carlson, kcrg tv nine news. still ahead this evening, we'll be talking to the head of the cedar rapids metro economic alliance about how businesses are preparing to bounce back after the flood. iowa attorney general tom miller stopped in cedar rapids today to warn flood victims about possible scam artists targeting them. miller said his office is planning to open a satellite office in cedar rapids
typically target people after high-profile events, like this flood. "when something happens that's on everybody's mind, and obviously some vulnerability, the fraudsters come in. and obviously this is something on everybody's mind. and also there's some vulnerability because people have been through a lot, with flooding or damage." miller recommended that people find local contractors for repair work and not to pay for the work upfront, but pay in full when workers have finished repairs. he also emphasized calling the number on your screen to make sure the contractor you're considering is legitimate. cedar rapids police are trying to figure out who stabbed and killed an 18-year-old this morning. police responded to 67-25 college park court southwest just after 2 o'clock this morning. emergency responders took an 18-year-old man with stab wounds to mercy
witness who was there and tried to help the victim before paramedics arrived talked to kcrg today. "he kept begging to, praying that he would live. like please don't let me die. like repeatedly and frantically. and then i was on the phone with dispatch and she told me to ask him questions and i did." brought in several people for questioning, but they don't have a suspect. however, they don't think the public is in danger. people in dubuque are helping flood victims here in iowa, and as far away as louisiana. plans to collect supplies started shortly after massive flooding in louisiana. now, volunteers digging in to collect even more supplies for people in their own backyard.
its way to our east. it is close enough to keep more clouds in the forecast through saturday. as a result highs remain in the 60s. a warmup starts sunday, bringing 70s back into the forecast through the middle of next week. wednesday finds our next chance for measurable rainfall. have a great night and a safe weekend! tonight: cloudy. wind: ne 5-10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly cloudy. a few sprinkles are
night: partly cloudy. wind: n 5-10. low: 53 sunday: partly cloudy. high: 72 low: 53 monday: partly cloudy. high: 74 low: 51 tuesday: partly cloudy. high: 78 low: 55 wednesday: chance of showers/storms. high: 74 low: 56 thursday: turning partly cloudy. high: 71 low: 50 friday: mostly sunny. high: 69 low: 46 saturday: mostly sunny. high: 69 low: 51 bruce and beth? as businesses in the flood zone
toddler after a day away and they aren't interested, they only want the other parent! while it may sting, it's actually good news as it's a sign your child is experimenting with independence, relationships, and attachment. but that doesn't make it any easier...momse veryday panelist and therapist nicole cross had this advice.nicole sot: my son though, he is a rough and tumble boy. he loves to get out and throw the football with my husband. there are times when i'm like, okay i need to come up with somet where we go out, just mommy and son so we can just have that moment and i feel a little balance when he does want to spend time with his dad. and it's the same thing with my daughter. she'll go out with my husband and they'll just have their time and so that allows us to soak in a little bit of individual time with the kids and then spread that love around a group in dubuque wanted to do
help flood victims in louisiana after prolonged rain in august. but right before they were about to start a campaign to help, flooding hit eastern iowa, and they saw victims who needed help in their own state. so now, the group is shifting its focus to help people in both iowa and louisiana. kcrg t-v nine's katie wiedemann explains how they're doubling their efforts. sitting high and dry here in dubuque, many people have that "i have to do something" feeling. up with a plan to coordinate donations and inspire volunteers. organizers say flood victims from olin, cedar rapids, manchester and all the way down to louisiana have expressed a need for a lot of the same things. cleaning supplies, baby items, pet food and school supplies. during the month of october resources unite is teaming up with the mckesson corporation and hirschbach motor lines to collect those items. at the end of the month,
haul all the supplies to the communities, including to louisiana. the organization is challenging employees at businesses in dubuque to collect supplies. but they say everyone should get involved. "i want to start taking phone calls from billy smith, i want to take a box home because myself, my wife and my kids want to fill a box with supplies before the end of october. " earlier this year, resources unite posed a similar community challenge to take bottled water to flint, michigan. organizers intended to gather 10-thousand bottles, instead the 600-thousand. that's the same kind of response they're hoping to get for recent flood victims. we have information on how to get involved along with this story on kcrg dot com. in dubuque katie wiedemann kcrg tv-9 news. we'll be right back.
in florida and donald trump in michigan. both faced tough questions from voters who think clinton should do more and trump should tweet less. abc's lana zak takes us to the trail. this election is up for grabs....nats hillary clinton in florida responding to supporters who feel she should do more-- sot - clinton: "some might say you've only got 39 days to go--why aren't you just out everything to get the vote out and all the rest of it. well, i'll do that "meanwhile donald trump is campaigning in michigan--visiting the ford museum--but not answering reporter questions on today's tweets nats: why'd you go on the late- night tweet storm? starting in the wee hours this morning, trump railed against clinton, former miss universe alicia machado, who he described as "disgusting," and the conservative newspapers that have
rabinowitz in the wall street journal warning that trump would be "the most unstable, proudly uninformed, psychological ly unfit president ever to enter the white house." abc news has learned trump surrogates were encouraged to attack clinton on her response to monica lewinsky in a talking points memo... and we are hearing from the candidate himself in a different forum...a judge ruling to release trump's deposition on a lease dispute regarding his new washington hotel sot: lawyer: you think your comments would cause a latino o potentially biased against you. trump: with respect to what lawyer: with respect to anything trump: i think in many cases they like me tag: trump having fun with the 3 a-m twitter questions, writing he would be "awake to answer the call." meanwhile the commission on presidential debates - confirming there was a problem with mr trump's microphone in the debate hall. lana zak, abc news, wwashington. now here's a look at what's
emergency responders took an 18-year-old man with stab wounds to mercy medical center where he died. police haven't made any arrests, but don't think the public is in danger. recapping today's top stories, thousands of people in cedar rapids re-entered their homes for the first time today since evacuating before the flood. the city has re-opened the entire evacuation zone, allowing people who live and work there to go back in. the downtown area in the flood zone, including the downtown bridges, will re-open at seven a-m tomorrow also start at seven a-m tomorrow. today, people started dropping off wet and dry sandbags they used to protect their homes and businesses in cedar rapids. the city set up a collection site this morning at noelridge pool. a second collection site will open tomorrow in ellis park at 7 a-m. the city plans to start picking up sandbags from people's front curbs a week from monday, october 10th. so if you can't haul sandbags to a collection site, put them out in front of your home.
warn flood victims about possible scam artists targeting them. miller said his office is planning to open a satellite office in cedar rapids for a few days. he said scammers typically target people after high-profile events, like this flood. let's go back to joe now for a final look at tonight's forecast. an area of low pressure, cutoff from the jet stream, meanders its way to our east. it is close enough to keep more clouds in the forecast through saturday. bringing 70s back into the forecast through the middle of next week. wednesday finds our next chance for measurable rainfall. have a great night and a safe weekend! tonight: cloudy. wind: ne 5-10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly cloudy. a few sprinkles are possible, mainly east. wind: n 5-15. high: 66 bruce and beth? thank you for joining us for
world news with david muir. tonight, breaking news. authorities urging calm right now. just releasing this video. the deadly police shooting. police say he had taken a shooting stance. the sister who said she told police he had no gun. tonight, authorities telling businesses to shut also breaking, the category 4 hurricane. winds up to 140 miles per hour. ginger zee is standing by. donald trump's twitter tirade. about miss yuniverse. and breaking at this hour in new york, the new raid tonight.