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charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a student now has a new warrant out for her arrest. and the boss at has been heavy rainfall across eastern iowa and it has come to an end. we are actually seeing sunshine. this is a live look over iowa city. that has allowed temperatures to jump up close to 80 degrees. 79 and i was city. 71 in cedar rapids. 69 in waterloo. 73 interview. we do have cloud cover across the area. we will likely see clouds dominate for much of the day. the chance for showers and thunderstorms house now gone down. there could be some isolated areas of brief showers or drizzle as we head into the evening. rain chances have largely decreased and that bodes well for friday night football. it still going to be cloudy, warm and muggy but the chance for rain has gone down significantly from what we were thinking yesterday.
forecast for tonight. we will talk about what you can expect this weekend in your full weather first forecast it a bit extract right now cbs 2 news is waiting outside the linn county courthouse for mary beth haglin hoot to turn herself in. police say the former teacher violated a no-contact order by speaking with a student she is accused of sexually exploiting. she tells cbs 2 news of the relationship was consensual because the teenager was a minor and her student, if they did have a relationship, it's against the law. she said the school was trying to cover it up and eventually fired her. earlier this month she pleaded not guilty to sexual exploitation charges. testimony continues right now in the gruesome murder trial against david miller. he is accused of killing sabrina janish in october of last year. prosecutors say miller stabbed and then a strangled her to
a forensic pathologist to the stand. she explained the fatal injuries and said nothing excludes a knife found the scene from being the weapon used. cbs 2 news reporter dora miller will be back in the courtroom this afternoon. watch for her life reports on twitter and cbs -- cbs2iowa.com. there's a plan to bring a casino to downtown cedar downtown payroll.cbs 2 news anchor karen fuller explains why city leaders say there's reason for opt thatthis proposal will succeed where the last one failed. failed. calling it a "boutique" style of gaming center, wild rose announced plans thursday to build a $40 million dollar, 25-thousand square foot casino in downtown cedar rapids. that's less than a quarter of the cost of the previous proposal, known as cedar crossing.that casino plan failed to get state approval in april, 2014. 2014.we were really disappointed and that was a big setback for our community. this time, the plan comes from a company that already operates casinos.something mayor ron corbett says could
day arrives. arrives.- so maybe this scaled back version has maybe a better chance of getting a favorable response from the racing and gaming commission.a favorable response would mean a number of local business would have to get out of the way.among them, sub city, which has operated in downtown cedar rapids for more than 25 y. years. - i have mixed feelings about thatowner shawna lane says for her, the project represents an uncertain future for a business she's put so much into. into.it'll be hard to move sub city to move somewhere else to makeit exist like it does now. her, the project represents an uncertain future for a business she has put so much into. >> it will be hard to move sub city somewhere else, to make it exist like it does now. >> reporter: in a statement, developer say the more compact casino will drive more business downtown to area restaurants and the city owned hotel.
yet.this is just the beginning of a long process." wild rose already has three casinos throughout the state. the most recent one was built in jefferson just a couple years ago -- with casinos in emmetsburg and clinton.wild rose has managed casinos in iowa for more than a decade. this isn't the first time timecedar rapids has considered a 20-13 linn county voters overwhelmingly voted to approve building a casino downt. downtown.five months later -- linn county applied for a gaming license. license.just one after that -- the iowa gaming commission stunned cedar rapids city leaders by rejecting the application.at the time -- the after that, the i would gaming commission stunned cedar rapids city leaders by rejecting the application. at the time, the commission placed a three-year moratorium on approving gaming licenses after that
city council want to roll the dice on new interest in the land originally set aside for the other proposed casino we told you about. we first reported last week at least three council members are asking the city to look at other uses for the property. a development subcommittee is pushing city leaders to examine 1300 city owned properties for redevelopment potential. the newest addition to the cedar rapids skyline opened its doors. crst cut the ribbon on their new $37 millio it is 11 stories tall with 113,000 square feet of office space. crst will move into the fourth and fifth floors and save the sixth for future growth. board chairman john smith said they are excited to move into their new home and city leaders are sure glad to see the new development downtown. >> it feels great.
parking ramp that was on it's last leg after the flood of 2008 that property was demolished and now this new 37 million dollar building has eme. emerged. c-r-s-t will also continue to use all its offices over on the west side of cedar rapids. the two iowa senators critical of the v-a medical center in iowa city -- are now touring the facility. facility.former marine brandon ketchum committed suicide -- and happened just ?one day after the iowa city v-a turned him aw. away.senators chuck grassley and joni ernst both sent letters to the inspector general's office demanding answers -- it helped prompt an ernst both sent letters to the inspector general's office demanding and -- answers and prompted an investigation they are just wrapping up their tour of the facility as i speak. tune in to cbs2 live at 5 for the latest developments on their visit. after years of questioning
was born in the u.s. craig boswell has the latest from washington. >> reporter: donald trump is once again talking about where president obama was born. >> president barack obama was born in the united states. period. now we all want to get back to making america strong and great again. >> reporter: the birther issue reemerged in the campaign this week when trump told the washington post, out answer that question at the right time. i just don't want to answer it yet. >> i was pretty confident about where i was born. i think most people were as well. >> reporter: trump spoke this morning at his new hotel in washington. hillary clinton is also in town, a mile from here, addressing the black women's agenda symposium. clinton sharply criticized trump's burger stands. >> for five years he has led
delegitimize our first black president. he is feeding into the worst impulses, the bigotry and bias that lurks in our country. >> reporter: where clinton and trump battle for votes, a new poll shows the presidential race in a statistical tie. pointed leads trump 41% to 40% when third-party candidates are included. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. statement last night, praising trump for bringing , quote, this ugly incident to its conclusion by successfully compelling president obama to release his birth certificate back in 2011 picks are a presidential candidate was in iowa last night. former cia counterterrorism officer, evan mcmillan jumped into the race only one month ago. the conservative independent candidate campaigned in des moines saying he is the right choice to unite americans. he said what sets them apart from trump and clinton is his
congress. on isis he said the u.s. must work better with our allies. >> our eyelids right now don't think what we are doing is going to work. any strategy that's going to be effective in defeating isis has to involve, also, constraining those in carrying out massive atrocity across the syrian people. >> reporter: >> his this is not the first visit. gary johnson and jill stein both campaigned here early this month. this week on iowa in focus, we sit down with johnson for the first time. we will explain why he and a jill stein have been so hard to get in touch with and the one big issue that may make johnson very unpopular here in iowa. tune in for iowa in focus the sunday morning at 10:30 am, here on cbs2. coming up on cbs2 news at noon, the incredible new owner given this week to one i will
gallagher: this type of disaster hits, it's like, "man, what do we do? where do we start?" after the flood, when we came in here, there was nothing left. there's no way we're gonna do this ourselves. people like monica vernon really fought to get the assistance that led to the recovery. it took vision. it took courage. there is a true community spirit. i don't think she asked anybody after the flood whether they were democrat or republican. saw a problem that needed to be solved, and she solved it.
the oldest active pilot in the world - active pilot in the world - lives right here in the the oldest active pilots in the world hawkeye state after nine months of waiting, the guinness book of world records officially awarded the title to 98-year-old ernie smith of red oak in southwestern iowa. smith got the final word earlier this week >> you need to come out here. i have something important to talk about. so i figured, i don't know what so i stepped in the door in a said, i know what they found somebody older. and he said, know, there isn't
>> smith aged after the previous record by five years and he said he plans to keep flying a rented cessna a couple cbs 2 weather first forecast. forecast. yeah that's right ??????? ??????? main weather- your planner shows what's ahead for the there's a lot of fog. we do have some fog in the area. maybe this weekend. if he keeps going upping that record and keep it for a long time. >> i don't think anyone can catch up when it comes to in age record, right? it's his. later this weekend it will be nice out there to get some of flying in. out in iowa city we have had some sunshine break through the clouds. this is going to be temporary
in but that has allowed temperatures to increase, close to 80 degrees and i was city. 72 in cedar rapids. 69 in waterloo and 73 in dubuque. we do have a lot of cloud cover out there but the rain has largely come to an end after last night's heavy rainfall. i'm sure that he heard through the night esses cold front has slowly been moving across the area. now the focus for showers and storms is going to be in parts of minnesota and down in missouri. we do have cloud cover to deal with throughout the rest of the day. and into parts of tonight. we could still have some areas of drizzle and light rain showers. for the most part we're starting to see some a drying out across the area. the winds have started to shift out of the north and west which is indicating the front has moved through parts of eastern iowa. where the winds are turned out of the south, the front has not quite made it. is starting to just move through cedar rapids. the winds are starting to move out of the west over there.
we've had a lot of heavy rainfall. we are ahead of for the month of september and last night we told anywhere from 1.5 inches upwards of 2.8 inches and hopping 10. a lot of heavy rainfall. effectively to ponding and concerns in some area rivers. near and north of highway 30 and all the way up to the border, we did have rainfall that total between one point 1.0 inches and 3.0 inches of rain. some areas of drizzle as i mentioned but largely clear on the radar. as we head through the rest of see cloud cover. now it looks like we are having a drying 10 -- trend into the weekend. the skies were clear as we head into saturday. we will see sunshine tomorrow and nice conditions as we head into the weekend, including lower humidity and nice weather. for friday night football is going to be muggy. a little warm.
we could have a few isolated showers in the area. rain chances have gone down. as i mentioned that is because of this cold front moving through. high pressure will build overhead for this weekend. out toward north and west, our next storm system is taking shape. by the end of this weekend dish that will impact us as we head into next week. for the game on saturday, we will have nice weather. clear skies. double. temperatures around 70 degrees to start the game around 11:00. then we will see changes after the weekend. we will have nice weather around for saturday and sunday. te night. by the time we hit monday, well, check it up.
now - federal regulators recalled a million galaxy note seven's after several reports of the phone federal regulators are recalling galaxy note 7's after reports of phones catching fire. the battery overheats said the consumer product safety commission told customers to stop using the phone one you can send it back for replacement or get a refund. samsung sold 2.5 million devices worldwide since introducing them in august. apple fans across the world lined up today for the release of the new iphone. despite the lines, most phones already sold out. apple said the more expensive iphone 7+ sold out in every color the smaller models sold out in jet like. if you're lucky, you may be
available at other non-apple retailers and wireless carriers. apple shares soared on the word of strong sales. sporting good store, gander mountain, lands to move to a new location in cedar rapids. the company will close it store on edgewood road southwest and open up at the newton north downmarket the store will have one of the largest selections of new and used firearms in the state. along with gear f if you're looking to buy a brewery, this could be your chance. turner alley brewing in cedar rapids is for sale. its owner prepare to head back to california. the brewery started on 12th street about two years ago with beers inspired by its hometown including the maze island i pa in the czech village pilsner. olive garden said it never ending pasta pass sold out in one minute. about 21,000 were available
not a war hero, he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured ok. donald trump compared his sacrifices to the sacrifices of two parents who lost their son in war. how would you answer that father? what sacrifice have you made for your country? i think i've made a lot of sacrifices, built great structures. i've had tremendous success, i think...
continues to decline.danielle new research shows the cancer death rate of children continues to decline. danielle nottingham introduces us to a little boy from california who is beating the disease. >> reporter: 80 cramer is bursting with energy. >> i play the drums and guitar in the piano. >> reporter: that less than a year ago he was in the hospital, battling leukemia. the most common cancer in children.
could possibly think. i have zero control over this. and could very well lose my child. period. >> reporter: a new government study said the chances of surviving childhood cancer are improving. from 1999 through 2014, there was a 20% drop in cancer deaths among children and adolescents. >> immunotherapy, cell therapy, these are going to be brought to bear to improve on this progress. such that we expect continued childhood cancer. >> reporter: the study also found that leukemia is no longer the leading cause of his chances of relapse are high so he has regular check- ups. (ashley kramer, aiden's mother)"you look at aiden and people say you would've never known he was sick and i'm grateful for that everyday".. and this family is making =everyday= count. nats
nottingham cbs news, temple city, california. the study found cancer deaths remain higher in boys - with rates 30-percent higher than girls. deaths remain higher in boys with rates of 30% more than girls. still coming up on cbs2 news at noon, the big day is here for apple fans. we will tell you more about
it looks like we will have a pretty good friday >> the weekend looks beautiful. right now we have clouds out there and they will stick around for friday night football. rain chances have gone down. it will be muggy out there but for tomorrow and the iowa game coming to cough, 70 degrees with mostly clear skies. beautiful weather through the weekend. >> get out there and go to the farmer's market. check us out if you go to the game. we have our stage set up.
the older we get, the more we measure quality of life by the numbers. so when washington politicians like rod blum keep voting to raise social security's retirement age to 70, it's time to pay attention. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum even supports cutting social security benefits. that's a plan for our seniors that doesn't add up for iowa. responsible for the content of
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? >> r.j.: i don't want spencer as my stepfather, and i don't want him for you.
>> brooke: [ sighs ] r.j., please. i realize this is all rather unexpected. >> r.j.: i walk in, see you two holding each other, and now you're telling me you're engaged to bill spencer? >> ridge: there's still a lot to discuss. >> r.j.: you can't do it. [ scoffs ] just one look at you two and it's clear -- you two belong together. and what about bill's son will, huh? he doesn't even have a voice. he's still so young. but i do. so listen to me when i say -- stop feeling whatever you're feeling for spencer. i mean, the number-one thing you've ever taught me was that