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elf some credit." right now on cbs 2 this sorry about that. morning...the new flooding concerns this morning - as . right now on cbs 2 this morning the new able to survive even though they were caught in the middle of flash flooding. the new war on words on the campaign trail between hillary clinton and donald trump. welcome to cbs 2 this morning, here is what is happening live on i 80 and debutte street. happy friday, i'm kelly d'ambrosio, we are checking in with weather first forecast, justin roberts how is our weekend?
dry. but we have rain moving in late tonight and with us throughout the day tomorrow as welk let's get right into the numbers, our temps have been on the cooling side, in the upper 50s to lower 60s out there. take a look at flood warnings, those numbers are rising, fayette, clayton county, as well as north and west building hawk, butler county and over towards chickasaw county. to fall around he will dorado. turkey river continues to rise, 20.6 feet, expected to get to 26.5 midday today. is he sister rapids a little bit of cloud cover but the sun is trying to peak through the clouds.
56 waterloo. monticello 56. the winds are calm, east and north at 6 miles an hour. predictor tries to move them here. they are going to fall apart. we are going to wait until later in the afternoon and more so evening and overnight. 67 at 9:00. 94 at noon. 76 forecast for you including the weekend run coming up in 10 minutes time, chemly. flooding remains a top concern for communities in eastern iowa. last night high water levels along the turkey river forced evacuations. the river crested in elgin earlier this morning. now as the water moves down stream the water is getting closer to cresting, cbs 2 news
>> reporter: well, kelly i'm on the south side of town here the central state bank, caution tape has been taped off, take a look at the river, right behind the business right now. the water is hitting the fence at mid level. it is coming up pretty high. now at last reports on the national weather service they reported that the river measured at 21.2 feet. on thursday the flooding occurred in clayton counties, he will kate your, forecasted to hit 27 feet in town. 15 feet above flood stage in three quarter its of a foot under the record crest of more than 27.25 feet back in 200 l 8. residents are holding on to hope and are coming together. >> town's come back beautifully, if you look up and
another hurdle but it's one the town has gone through and i'm sure that elcatur will be fine later, not without a lot of effort and help from other people. >> reporter: now back out here live as i mentioned, the river is hitting this fence here outside the central state bank at mid level. also schools was dismissed early yesterday so everybody in town could help being. making sure monitoring the river levels as well as making sure nobody goes near them. officials are holding a meeting at 10:00. we'll give you the latest updates on what is going on here. on cbs 2 news at noon we'll give you a full report about what is going on here. stephanie johnson cbs 2 news. kick a saw county authorities have identified the
flash flooding wednesday near lauler. authorities found his car first and later found his body less than a half-mile away. a cedar rapids couple is lucky to be alive.they were camping near lansing in allamakee county when flash flooding nearly swept away their cabin. veronica and carl niekamp called for help - early wednesday morning - firefighters arrived at 2 a-m, but the current was morning. firefighters arrived at 2:00 a.m. but the current was so fast they able to physically reach them for three hours, if it wasn't for a well placed tree the cabin probably would have within swept away. >> if those weren't there, god knows where we would be finding them this morning. i mean, faith or whatever, you know, somebody is watching over them. >> hitting the tree we could have been somewhere else.
offered the couple a mobile home since their cabin is basically destroy glad later this morning governor will tour some of the flood damaged areas, he issued a disaster declaration yesterday. the governor's orders covers grants cover home or car repairs, replacement of clothing and food, and the cost of temporary housing. housing.if you need to apply for a disaster grant, you'll find a link on our website, cbs 2 iowa dot com. some flood gauges across iowa have been shut down due to a budget shortfall.cbs 2 news first told you about the planned shutdown earlier this year.among those that lost funding, the gauge in spillville, which was hit hard by wednesdays flash flooding. but ?was? still in operation. the iowa d-n-r tells cbs 2 news they managed to find funding for this gauge from other sources. sources.in the corridor - one of the impacted flood gauges
- which is known for flooding. during a disaster situation like these, public safety is a top priority.but communication between multiple agencies is sometimes tricky. tricky.cbs 2 news first showed you two years ago how linn county addressed the issue.an upgraded communications system now lets multiple agencies talk to one another when needed.now, upgrades like this are rolling out across the state. "much of iowa is moving from a 1930s to a 2000 2 technology."in just a few weeks officials in dallas county - in central iowa - will be fully connected by radio to all other public safety agencies.it's all part of a state-wide effort to close gaps in communications networks.governor branstad signed a bill approving more funding to help.state authorities say they saw first hand how successful those communications can be during a stabbing at the state fair. "our dispatcher heard the call
we were able to take our cameras and zoom in on the incident where the stabbing occurred quickly," quickly,"the goal is for 95-percent of the state's public safety agencies to be covered by the projecy when it's finished. a war of words now between hillary clinton and donald trump as both candidates try to court minority voters. voters.in new york, trump met with black and hispanic supporters hand-picked by the republican party.right now both candidates are trying to portray each other as discriminatory voters.trump - doubling down on his latest attack. "she is a bigot. she is selling them down the tubes because she's not doing anything for those communities. she talks a good game. but she doesn't do anythi" anything."clinton also called trump a bigot - and accused him of pandering to a white supremacist movement.and she also questioned his recent focus on minority voters. pandering to a white supremacist movement and his
voters. >> from the start donald trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. he is taking hate groups main back on unfounded accusations that she has poor health.trump and other g-o-p allies have said she is unfit to be president. emails off clinton's private email server could now be released in just a few weeks.a federal judge has ordered the ste releasing them - no later than september 13-th.the order is specifically aimed at documents related to the attack on the u-s consulate in benghazi, libya.they'll have to be provided to the conservative legal watch-dog group "judicial watch". it's and right now in it's de. degrees.coming up - the photographer giving free photo shoots to certain families.
6:12, we start with a live look there is the turkey river and the water continues to rise there as we are looking at that live this morning. expected anywhere from 26.5 to 279-foot crest here later today. they have been sand being on the right side of your screen, sand beings hopefully going to protect the building there. they are used to this, old river town and it's flooded
27 be 7 feet -- 27 be 7 feet. the river levels, we continue to watch that river live. elgin down river, whatever happened in elgin was going to be a good indicator what happen in elcatur. they were expecting a 22-foot crest, it crested this morning at 19.5 feet. the crest wasn't nearly as high. that crested about 2:00 morning at just over 20 feet. there is elcatur. 21.6 rising, 1 inch every 115 minutes. and you can see the crest 26.5 feet. on the board across north and east iowa will of course -- we'll keep you up to date on that. sunshine trying to break out. cedar rapids at 60 degrees.
water la. 65 iowa city. 64 in washington. state wide picture has the 70s through the day today. 75 in mason city. 76 in cedar rapids. .76 in quad cities. warmer, muggy air southeast with 80s and 90s. muggy into the weekend and next week. as you see it cloud cover sneaking into the forecast later evening. later to night some scattered showers moving in. i think we'll get friday night football in just barely though and scattered showers moving in overnight and stay with us thousand saturday. saturday afternoon plans, fun fest starts tonight goes through saturday. the big concert tomorrow night. it looks like we might see some drying for those saturday evening activities. clouds will slowly move out. we'll keep an early chance of
clearing for sunday late morning into the afternoon. mid to upper 70s, a little fog this morning, mainly cloudy, cooler at 10 miles per hour. friday night football tonight. would take the rain gear just to be safe. most of these games are going to be dry but right to the wore. some showers move in around 9:00-10:00 or so. we'll call it cloudy but dry at this point. low 60s clouds and showers. rain around saturday. it's around through early sunday and moves out 66 sunday night. we'll stay in the low 80s but a hint of humidity. low 890s monday, tuesday. wednesday and thursday with more showers expected wednesday evening into thursday. we've been watch that go live camera there this morning. and i wish, and hopefully we'll find a way where we can put a focal point, from where we saw
kept creeping up the hill, we'll see what it keeps doing. an inch of every 15 minutes is how quickly that is rising. >> wow, that is amazing. in maryland will is a a photographer giving away free photo shoots. >> family
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turkey river. even when our newscasts are not going on, we continue to look at the news for you, continue to look at this so you can follow it alway long on our facebook page, on twitter and of course we'll be back here at noon to give you the very latest. well with the start of the new school year, a new study finds each day more than 160,000 children miss school out of fear of being bullied. aaron nichols has ways students can stand up against bullying. >> this is a serious issue and we take >> willie is the chief investigator of the per county criminal district attorneys office. as par of the cyber forensic unit he examines cyber bullying cases. >> when we have cases like this with bullying, we can take that phone or we can take the phone or laptop or ipad and do an exam. >> he advices parents to always be involved. and know what is going on at school and on social media.
thought process of byes will be byes, they are just children, they will grow out of it, they need to stop thinking and having that ideology. it's serious. >> make sure you know your child's' anti-bullying policies and document all evidence. >> it's important to document, any of it, god forbid something should happen, we have information backed up. a lot of time something should happen, self defense type issue, you never reported it it is as self defense. >> if your child's life or safety is threatened call police. if you feel your child's school isn't being responsive don't stop there. >> never, parents should never give up. reach out to our office. reach out to law enforcement agency that has your jurisdiction or call our office and we'll help in any way. >> it is 6:22 right now, it is 58 degrees. with keeping an eye on the rise
on the ui campus on hurky the hawkeye. a little bit of cloud cover, let's take a look at the temps out there. we are seeing numbers anywhere from the upper 50s to the mid- 60s. details and a rain chance this weekend next. corridor.call us with your story tips at 1-800-222-kganor email us at news at cbs2iowa.comor connect with us on facebook - kgan cbs 2. hey, you're clarence! yes, sir. you know, at the model year end clarence event, you can get a great deal on this 2016 passat. steve. yeah? clarence is on a roll. yeah. i wish they'd name an event after me. same here. but the model year end becky event? that's no good... stevent! that's just vandalism. whatever you want to call it, don't miss the volkswagen model year end event. hurry in for a $1,000 volkswagen reward card
feet sometime amped midday today. bus stop forecast dry. a little fog this morning, 66, 79 had 9 at recess time. cloudy this afternoon. cloud cover this morning on the satellite and radar. a few showers well to the south of iowa, too. we'll see if those hold together, predictors bullish in bringing that moisture for the north. we are going to wait for our rain chances this evening. fog this morning, mainly cloudy, a cooler day, breeze at 5-10 miles an hour. mid-60s with showers later tonight. upper 70s with scattered showers tomorrow. some clearing tomorrow evening. otherwise howell 80s all the way through middle and next week. tomorrow coming up in our next half-hour, kelly. thanks, justin. lifetime is putting together
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old girl was seriously injured on thursday, crossing 42-nd street without using the cross walk.students we spoke with crossing 49 it 2nd street without using the crosswalk. students we spoke with say teens in the roader a common hazard near the school. importance of both drivers being very vigilent slow down in school zones as well as the student's have to use the cross walks. those are designed for the safety o pedestrian as well as the motor. motorist.right now - the victims condition hasn't been released.authorities say the driver will not face charges. new this morning - police on the campus of u-n-i in cedar falls have sent out an alert to students - warning them of two seperate incidents that happened last night. night.in the first incident- a woman reported just after 7 that a male exposed himself near the center for energy and environmental education.also happening last night - a second female reported that a
near the same building. authorities aren't saying if the two incidents are related. cbs 2 news continues to track the two incidents are related. cbs 2 news continues to track the skyrocketing price of epipens. as we first reported in july, since 2009 mylan has increased the price of the lifesaving treatment 500%. mylan will offer savings card that will cover $300 pack. in a statement senator chuck grassily says the announcement thursday doesn't appear to change the product price. the price is what medicare, medicaid and insurance companies pay. it's with patients who done get assistant cards pay and when drug companies offer patient assistance cards it's usually not clear how many patients benefit. he is asking for a written response from the company. now another lifesaving treatment is seeking a price hike -- or seeing a price hike
decade has tripled in price. several years ago a month's prescription won't for about $100, now some diabetics pay $500 a be who. if the diabetic is on medicare they'll pay top dollar because medicare covers the price in line went up to 2003. >> we love our diabetic patients, we try to take care of them, we can lose a little bit of money, but not $200 per prescription. >> clark says he knows a lot of diabetics who cut back on how much they use or stop using it altogether. a corridor doctor created a charity to help ?local and other disability. the unity point clinic diabetes and kidney fund is hosting a 5-k and fun day with music - food and activities for kids. all the money raised will go towards helping local diabetics in
can visit our website c-b-s 2 iowa-dot-com. new this morning - the u-s geological survey says an aftershock that registered as a 4-point-2 earthquake rocked central italy this morning - in the same area where a massive quake killed 267 people.there have been several other aftershocks since that intial earthquake - this is video from one caught on camera yesterday.nearly 400 people are still being treated in the hospital.firefighters and rescue crews are using dogs now to try survivors. right now authorities are looking for a suspect that killed two nuns in rural missis. mississippi.the two worked as nurses and helped the poor. they were found stabbed to death in their home thursday morning.authorities think the two nuns - both 68-years-old could have been the victims of a break in and vehicle theft. some of the family memebrs were left stunned when they learned of their deaths. (rosemarie merrill/sister)she was so good to the people down there and they just loved
above and beyond anything that can be expected of a normal human being.(john merrill/brother)that was my little baby sister - i loved her very much. much.their car has been recovered.police have not given a potential motive for their murders - and won't say if they were targeted because of their religion. one year ago this morning - a reporter and her cameraman in were targeted because of their religion. a reporter and her cameraman in roanoke, virginia were gunned down on live television. were in the middle of a life interview when a disgruntled former employee shot them to death. a third person, the one being interviewed was seriously injured but did survive this morning television station wdbj will honor parker and ward with a moment of silence on the air. a california judge who has been criticized for giving a
rape case will no longer hear rape cases. he has been rea signed to the civil division. he handed down a six month prison sentence to brock turner a stanford swim her. turner had been facing 14 years behind befores. hurkey the hawkeye will be back on the sidelines. but one member of the university is wondering if the mascot should have more than just an face. a clinical professor says there are warm and welcoming messages on campus embracing diversity and atmosphere, his demeanor is the complete opposite. >> hurkey may need to be liberated to be able to feel other feelings and display those other feelings as well. >> sent a message to members of
faculty senate, they are making sure the university is a safe and welcoming place. the university athletic department has responded, sports information director say officials are aware of the request and process of formulating a response in regard to the images. this started a fiery debate through the hawkeye community and we wand to know what you think, you can join in the discussion right for kgancbs2 iowa. a woman is breaking down clear injuries. laura started her own for sale by owner franchise in may. she says helping people find homes in an affordable easy way is the reason why she was drawn to the company. she was looking for a career that allowed her to spend time with her son and practice her faith. >> turning 30 is starting a
more people find god. >> her store front will open this fall. we have information on the fsbo business model on our website cbs2iowa.com. it's 6:00 president right now, -- -- 6:39 right now. let's take a look at what we are working on. two students raised $20,000 to help a disabled in their own school. and what drugs sent more than 50 people to the hospital in texas. that and more coming up on 28 morning live, eastern iowa's only local news at 7:00 a.m. we are going to show you the river levels first. we are watching the turkey river as we head to break, here is a live look at what is happening in elkader, this is turkey river park. we'll talk about how high the
. 6:41, live look at the turkey river this morning in elkader continuing to rise. last update was at 21.6 feet. and we'll show you the updated numbers in just a moment. this is the turkey river park on the south side of elkader. and that is a pretty tall shelter, been there. it's a rather tall shelter. you can see how in none kitted it is this morning. and we've st feet to go of these waters to continue to rise. so we'll keep a watchful eye on what is happening this morning. updated numbers, and these were just updated from the national weather service an hydrology department. in clair month at 18.5. elgin was at 19 feet. did fluctuate the past half-
elkader from 21.6 to 21.5. flood stage at 12 feet. anywhere from 26.5 to 27 feet. this is going to be close to what happen in 2008. flood warnings continue throughout the morning, and throughout the weekend across north and east iowa for fayette, as well as winneshiek, clayton counties, and we are seeing some flood warnings around bremer and black hawk county. is he sister rapids we are dry for the midday and early afternoon. 60 right now in is he sister rapids. north wind at 6. 50 ready around the board at charles city. 57 in monte sell low. 65 iowa city. forecasted highs today in the 70s. we are watching a bit of rain move into very southern iowa. now there is the possibility
settled in so we have higher humidity that this might hold together and cross over interstate l 80. we'll wait to see if that should happen. better chance of rain comes in our forecast this evening into the overnight. there we see the clouds throughout the day today. an again, forecast puts more rain into the picture as we head to the later evening and overnight hours. and stays with us off and on through saturday with some clearing for saturday later afternoon, evening. there, morning -- 70s out there. morning fog. winds 5-10. mainly cloudy and cooler today. we'll see clouds should be primarily dry though, temperatures right about 70 if not in the upper 60s so cooler are. forecast has the rain later tonight and with us through the day tomorrow. 78 degrees. clearing possible tomorrow evening for the market after dark.
fest, too. sunday 81. 66 sub city night. 80s monday. showers possible afternoon evening. we are dry tuesday and small meager shower chances for wednesday and thursday in the lower 80s. latest river levels much more, cbs2iowa.com. thanks, justin, let's take a look at eastern iowas top story, cedar rapids mother is facing charges after crashing into a semi with her baby in reports it happened earlier this month on the interstate 80, 380 interchange. she hit the truck causing her car to flip multiple times. her one-year-old was in a car seat but not buckled in properly. both were taken to the hospital. she admitted to taking more than her prescribed dose of medication as well as medication that wasn't hers. she is charged with child in dingment and operating while under the influence. the iowa utilities board is
landowners to stop construction plans on the dakota access pipeline cutting through the state. the three member board voted yesterday on a stay of construction, 149 landowners have filed. the suit challenges the board authority to approve eminent domain, 22% of the pipeline in the hawkeye state has already been built. coverage of high school football.it all kicks off on the cbs 2 news ten at ten. we'll have all the action -- highlights from your hometown heroes. good morning, it's on this morning, and if you're in it's degrees.just ahead... we're updating the most important stories for your
welcome back -- it's now we're taking a look at your??????? your??????? about 6:50 here on friday. here is a look at our week ahead and the weekend forecast. you see a little rain, 70% chance on saturday. tonight 76 degrees during the day, but justin said if you are going to the football games tonight bring some rain gear just in case. he thinks it is going to be little overcast. so keep that in mind for your weekend. here is a look at i 390 on 6th avenue. nothing we should be concerned about. flooding remains a top concern for some communities in eastern iowa. last night high water levels along the turkey river forced evacuations. the river crested in elgin downstream - the river is getting closer to cresting in another north-east iowa town. town.cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson is live
river - good morning stephanie. stephanie.good morning kelly, on thursday authorities said the flooding occurring in clayton county's elkader and elsewhere could worsen today. the river is forecasted to hit twenty-seven feet in elkader---that is fifteen feet above flood stage and just three- quarters of a foot under the record crest of more than twenty-seven point sevety-five feet in 2008. meanwhile as flooding continues from the turkey river residents are holding onto hope. "the town is come back beautifully.i think if you look up and down main street this is just another hurdle
gone through and i'm sure that elkader will be back just fine later but now wiithout a lot of efort and not without a lot that elkader will be back just fine later but not without a lot of effort and not without a stephanie live in elkader, stephanie johnson, cbs 2 news. chickasaw county authorities have now identified the man who lost his life during flash flooding on wednesday near lawler.the sheriff's office says 77-year-old albert gott of sumner - died after
the road.gott called 911 just before 5 in the morning. authorities found his car first and later found his body less than a half-mile away. later this morning - governor terry branstad will tour some of the flood damaged areas. areas.he issued a disaster declaration yesterday, opening up state funds to flood victims.the governor's order covers allamakee, clayton, fayette, howard and winneshiek . counties.the iowa individual assistance program provides grants of up to five-thousand grants cover home or car repairs, replacement of clothing and food, and the cost of temporary housing. housing.if you need to apply for a disaster grant, you'll find a link on our website, cbs 2 iowa dot com. a war of words now between hillary clinton and donald trump as both candidates try to court minority voters. voters.in new york, trump met with black and hispanic supporters hand-picked by the republican party.right now both candidates are trying to portray each other as
voters.trump - doubling down on his latest attack. "she is a bigot. she is selling them down the tubes because she's not doing anything for those communities. she talks a good game. but she doesn't do anythi" anything."clinton also called trump a bigot - and accused him of pandering to a white supremacist movement.and she also questioned his recent focus on minority voters. it's now on this morning.right now it's degrees in when we come back, we'll take a look at the three stories you'll need to know on this mor. morning. morning. cha' doin? just checking my free credit score at credit karma. what the??? you're welcome. i just helped you dodge a bullet. but i was just checking my... shhh... don't you know that checking your credit score lowers it! just be cool. actually, checking your credit score with credit karma doesn't affect it at all. are you sure? positive.
going on the past few days in preparation for this and we are going to continue to track the flood levels all day long, even after our newscast is over you can follow along on facebook and our website cbs2iowa.com. and then join us back at noon and we'll be taking another look at it. a high school student is recovering after she was hit by a car outside kennedy high thursday morning. the incident is highlighting back to school safety concerns. the 15-year-old seriously injured crossing 42nd street while using no crosswalk. the victim's condition has not been released. police on the campus of uni and cedar falls have sent an alert out to students warning them of two separate incidents that happened last night. in the is incident a report reported after 7:00 that a male exposed himself near the center for energy and environmental education. also last night a second female
fondle her near the same building. not saying if the two in tones are related. latest river levels, elkader 22 fee. elgin the river is falling, alkaid are the river is rising an inch every 10-15 minutes. flood warnings in effect. these tse in effect through the weekend, we'll of course keep you up to date on that, we are
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