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a cedar rapids police officer was injured this morning while responding to a car crash. crash.just before 6 this morning, the officer was on the way to the five-vehicle wreck on edgewood road, south of highway 30.that's when their squad car collided with a jeep on the edgewood bridge. the officer who was hurt was taken to the hospital, but should be okay.another officer in the patrol car was not hurt, nor was anyone else in the other vehicles.they're still trying to figure out what happened but they think icy roads played a role. 23:47:44well anytime the temperatures hovering around freezing you just assume the roads are going to be slick and icy so slow down. give yourself enough room in front of the other vehicle so you don't run in the back of them.. them.right now the roads are back open, but earlier this morning edgewood road near 60th ave south-west all the way the eastern iowa airport was shut down. two cedar rapids police officers will *not face charges for killing a suspect
october.21-year-old jonathan gossman died when officers lucas jones and bryson garringer shot at him a combineded5 times.s. times.officers were conducting a drug investigation when gossman fled from a traffic stop.the department says gossman pointed a loaded gun at one of the officers.that's when ey opened fire.an autopsy revealed gossman had meth in his system when he was shot and killed. isis is claiming responsibility for a terror attack in jakarta, indonesia. indonesia.authorities say the attack was carried out much in the same way as the attacks in paris in november.at least seven people were killed, includinfive attackers.a series of explosions were set off, and attackers on motorcyle used grenades and guns.in response - indonesia has raised its security alert to the highest level. an arrest has been made in an infant's death at a waterloo daycare. daycare.back in june - police responded to the daycare because the 18-month-old boy was unconscious in a car seat.
hospital where he died from what thehestate medicaca examiner ruled d "mechanical asphyxiation" from a seat strap.on wednesay - amy hangartner was charged with child endangerment afr an investigation into the death. hangartner was the care provider whehethe child died. this morning - she remains in the black hawk county jail. an iowa state scientist will not have his sentenced lowered for faking aid vaccine research results. results. dong-pyouhan appealed his 57- month sentence, arguing it was unreasonable.but an appeals court disagreed.han was chchged after harvard researchers found his research results were achieved using rabbit blood spiked with human anti-bodies.he pleaded guilty to making false statement last year. iowa resident's might not have won that overall huge prize everyone wanted...but...the iowa lottery says players in iowa did win more than 20 thousand prizes last night!
iowa man who won two-million-dollars. dollars.three winning tickets were sold in three states. those winners will split the one-point-six llion dollar jackpot.the stores that sold the winning tickets will each get one-million dollars.if nobody would have won last night's prize, lottery officials say the jackpot would have passed the two-billion mark. the linn county board of supervisoror supepeisors,is now considering a minimum wage increase. increase.supervisor brent oleson tells cbs 2 raising the minimum wage to 10-10 an hour would help boost the county's economy, decrease employee turnover and reduce food insecurity.oleson wants to create a group of small business owners, city leaders and workers to just discuss raising the wage,and come up with proposals of how it could be accomplished. new poll numbers for the democratic side of the presidential race are out today from the des moines register. register.they show hillary clinton leading bernie sanders by just two points -- 42 to 40. that's within the poll's margin of error - meaning the race is essentialy tied, tied,with just two-and-half
race between clinton and sanders keeps heating up.a quinnipiac poll released just days ago shows sanders with a five point lead in iowa. meanwhile - a cbs national poll has clinton ahead by 7-points. one of clinton's biggest supporters was in the corridor today. today.vermont governor peter shumlin was in cedar rapids, siting clintotos organizing office.now, you might be wondering why shumlin isn't endorsing a senator from his state, bernie sanders.shumlin told cbs 2 news that sanders is a "good friend," but believes clinton has more of what it takes to fix the problems facing americans. i just think that hillary is the person who can actually do the toughest job in the world, in the world. she's the one who has the experience, the e vision, the ability to pull people together, and most importantly, the heart to change what's holding back americans' income. income.shumlin has endodoed clinton since may, and serves as chair of the democratic governors association. several republicans candidates
tonight for the next g-o-p debate.donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, d ben carson will be joined at the podium by jeb bush, john kasish, and chris christie for the main debate..an under-card round will feature other republincan candidates.the undercararevent begins at 5 tonight.the main debate is scheduled to start at 8. the entertainment world has lost another star to cancer. cancer.actor alan rickman's family announced his death earlier today.rickman first became well-known for his role as hans gruber in die hard.but his fame extended to a younger generation by playing professor snape in all 8 harry potter films.author j-k rowling tweeted this morning "there are no words to express how shocked and devastated i am to hear of alan rickman's
january is thyroid awareness month.we're joined live now with dr. jordan geller
and elisa aldridge, a throid disease patient.we're glad to talk with you, drdrgeller, what is a thyroid? a7what is thyroid disease?who is most at risk for thyroid disease?aalisa, what symptoms did you have?a7how are you being treated for this?dr. geller, there's a check viewers can do at home to check for thyroid disease, how does that work?if you'd like
you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about os to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, u should not live in poverty.
the nominatis for the 88th annual academy awards were announcecethis morning.the movies mad max fury road and the movie revenant starring actor, leonardo dicaprio. dicaprio.cbs 2 reporter stephanie johnson is here with the nominations? nominations?kelly, i think it mabe leonardo dicaprio's year.his movie, "the revenant" recieved 12 nominations including the best actor nod for di-caprio's role.now if dicaprio wins this will be his first oscar.another movie rackininup nominations is the film mad max fury.the movie is
best director, production design, and best picture. other nominees for best picture include the bridge of spies, the revenant, room, spotlight and the drama brooklyn.star wars- the force awakens also scored big.the movie is nominated for best editing, sound, a visual effects.and not leaving out the ladies jennifer lawerence and cate blachett are both nominated for best actress. chris rock will host this year's show. the last time he hosted was back in 2005. stephanie johnson...cbs 2 news. news.thanks, stephanie. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon we're finidnout what mike tryon thinks are the best
marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington litician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's#a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
she's always stood strong... ...to get ththjob done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the tougugst job in the world.