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started contacting her friends before calling sioux city police. "sunday i hadn't heard from shaniqua, which was odd," said kaitlyn nguyen, hayes' coworker and friend. "so sunday night at work i continued to try and contact her, didn't hear anything back from her and then in the morning i went to her second job, went to her house trying to find her." "when you have no contact and everybody you've talked to has not seen her, i mean you just automatically as a human being think the worst. and when you say you found her, it's just a relief," said dominic hayes, shaniqwa's cousin. woodbury county deputies found hayes, late tuesday afternoon. authorities say hayes could only blink her eyes when they found her. deputies spotted her car on private land, in moville, about 40 minutes after getting a call from dispatch. "we looked for footprints, we didn't see any, just the snow was completely undisturbed around all three doors beside the drivers side of and the keys were still there," said deputy david hansen of the woodbury county sheriff's office. "her cell phone was still there. her wallet was still there." hayes' family and friends said they contacted
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when they weren't able to get a hold of her since sunday afternoon. sioio city police say they encouraged them to contact the dakota county sheriff's office since that was where hayes was last seen. a dakota county lieutenant was able to ping hayes' cell phone, and give woodbury county deputies the location, which was near moville. (matt) tiffany, what's hayes' current condition? (tiffany) she is at mercy medical center, in sioux city. family members say she's still not able to talk, but that they y e hoping for a speedy r rovery. matt and sheila? after an incident at north middle where a student brought an unloaded gun, sioux city police shared tips for gun safety. the police department is currently giving away free gun locks to people at the station headquarters. they are cable-type locks for families who don't have ways to secure their firearms from their children. "if they wanana lock, we're giving maximum of two per household," said chad sheehan, crime prevention officer with the sioux city
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"they can get that lock and then they can secure those firearms. it's just about making homes safer." for anyone interested in obtaining the locks just visit police headquarters at 6th and douglas. you will not be required to fill out any forms or provide any information to police. it won't be as cold tonight but we may see some patchy fog this evening. meteorologist tj springer joins us now with the first look at our forecast. weather ad-lib we are finally getting just a little bit of relief after our bone-chilling stretch of cold weather, but enjoy the warmth while it's here because more cold is on the way. clouds will stay thick through the night with temperatures in the upper teens. some patchy fog is also possible. we will climb back above freezing during the day on thursday under mainly sunny skies. an alberta clipper is expected to move through siouxland but we are not expecting much in terms of precipitation. some flurries and maybe a burst of light snow is possible for our thursday night, which could linger into
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leaders of different faiths from all around siouxland came together this morning to package hundreds of sacks of food to feed the hungry. ktiv's tommie clark attended the event. tommie, what was the gathering all about? matt and sheila, at a time when tensions are high toward the islamic faith, siouxlandndeligious leaders decided to come together to promote tolerance and acceptance. today, they went to the food bank of siouxland to not only exchange dialogue, but to help feed the hungry. rabbi guy greene of beth shalom congregation reached out to religious leaders around the community in an effort to bring them together for one common purpose. that purpose is to support the islamic faith throughout the negative dialogue
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think it's critical because you know end of the day if we cannot get together as a group we will continue to be weak and we will exclude and allienate groups of people," said mosque of sioux city's imam eyad najdawi. the religious leaders say they want to create an atmosphere of respect for every religionon they say by coming together, they're showing their congregation s how to do that. tonight at 10, hear from other faith leaders and why today meant so much to them. matt and sheila? thanks tommie. non-profit agencies came together in sioux city tuesday to share information about programs they provide. it was part of the agency summit hosted by iowa state university extension and outreach as well as the community action agency. nearly 90 people from 29 agencies met to increase awareness of the services available in the area. each of the groups gave a ten minute
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"they'll have all the contact information from all the presenters," said "so and they'll have a little book theycarry back with them and then they can come and gather information out here, hand outs and things like that." other goals of the summit include increasing partnerships and serving the public good. just under three hours are left before ticket sales cut-off for tonight's powerball drawing. it's estimated to be a 1.5 billion dollar jackpot. the largest ever in u.s. history. ktiv's sam curtiss is live in sioux city. catching up with people trying their hand at what they h he is some last minute luck, sam? nonone has won the powerball since november fourth. in iowa alone, more than 28 million dollars have
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to compare, in 2015, the state sold $52.2 m mlion in sales for the entire year. thats half a year in sales in the last two months. iowa lottery officals say sales are four to five times higher so far this week than just last week. everyone hoping that two dollar gamble pays dividends. and get ready for this. if no one wins tonights drawing. the next jackpot is estimated to be $2 billion. live in sioux city, sam curtiss,
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still to come... it's national big brothers big sisters month. see how a former little is now mentoring his own little. and we'll have a live interview
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author e 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 politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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the warmth while it's here because more cold is on the way. clouds will stay thick through the night
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teens. some patchy fog is also possible. we will climb back above freezing during the day on thursday under mainly sunny skies. an alberta clipper is expected to move through siouxland but we are not expecting much in terms of precipitation. some flurries and maybe a burst of light snow is possible for our thursday night, which could linger into our friday.
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pressure will then take over for the weekend with more sunshine but brutally cold temperatures. highs will barely make it above zero for saturday and sunday with low temperatures plummeting towards that -10 degree mark. wind chill values could approach -25 degrees as well, so bundle yourself up if you have to o this weekend. we will begin to moderate some just a bit as we start off the work week with temperatures rebounding back towards the middle 20s. u.s. district court judge mark bennett says the iowa supreme court should settle legal
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about whether farmland drainage districts can be held liable for water pollution downstream before a lawsuit filed by des moines water works can proceed. the utility is suing 10 drainage districts in buena vista, sac and calhoun counties over farm nitrates in the raccoon river. but there are many questions that have never been decided by the courts, such as immunity for drainage districts. still to come... how you can get involved and become a big brother or sister to siouxland child. we'll hear from a former big brother who now has a
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january is national big brothers and big sisters month, and our local branch is in desperate need of mentors. big brothers and big sisters is a program aimed at giving kids an adult- figure in their lives. the mentors hang out, talk and do many fun activities with their mentees. currently in siouxland--the re are 162 matches. but, there are still 47 kids who need mentors---44 of them being boys. the program just matched one mentee who waited for two years until they found the perfect match. ktiv's michelle schoening has the journey of one little who is now a big mentoring his own little.
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was introduced to the big brothers big sisters' program. a program that matches mentors with children who lack an adult-like figure in their life. "it impacts them just by being there, they don't have to do much, it's just sit there and listen to them and be there consitently and follow through on your promises," said barb mickelson, program director. he was matched with a big who shared his love for anything sports and their bond hasn't stopped growing. "into my adult llife we still keep in touch. not only him, but his wife, his parents, so it's kind of like a big family," said david romo, big brother. and now romo has changed roles...from the mentee now to the mentor. romo and his nico share the love of sports that romo did with his big. kayaking, we run. i bought him a scooter for christmas, which he won't be able to use till the summer, but
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and then we have a to do list," said romo. in the case of romo's big, it's a bond that has gone beyond the requirement. his big invited him to be in his wedding, and when it came time for romo to tie the knot...he knew who he wanted right by his side. "he was my best man at my wedding too. so he came down and was able to share that moment with me, just like i did with him," said romo. those big moments now romo gets to shares with his little...nico. in sioux city, michelle schoening, ktiv news four. >> here to tell us more about how to get involved and become a big brother or big sister is the organization's program director, barb mickelson. how can people become a big brother or sister?
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build their futures. we nurture children and strengthen our community. we couldn't do any of it without you. nherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. as the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, big brothers big sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers ("bigs") and children ("littles"), ages 6 - 18, in communities across the country. we develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. the big brothers big sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. the big brothers big sisters vision is that all children achieve success in life. here's the proof. national research has shown that positive relationships between littles and their bigs have a direct and measurable impact on children's lives. by participating in our programs, little brothers and sisters are: more confident in their schoolwork performance able to get along better with their families 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs 27% less likely to begin using alcohol 52% less likely to skip school >>
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the unity christian girls are undefeated again this year, thanks in large part to a pair of senior leaders. mark freund will have more with our sports fource champions. and, former nebraska star lawrence phillips is found dead in his prison cell.
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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 is 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, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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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 politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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the girls from unity christian have been perfect over the last two seasons. the knights finished undefeated last year -- winning the class 2a state championship. they're 12-and-0 this season, and are eyeing a title repeat. ktiv's mark freund caught up with this week's sportsfource champions. they say it's out with the old - and in with the new. "we've grown throughout the years together," said unity senior forward anna kiel. but what if the new - isn't really all that new? "a lot of us seniors, we do know what it's like to be there," said unity senior guard chanda zomermaand. there - is des moines. the unity girls have been "there" two years in a row. last year, a state title. (nats) what follows a state title? graduation. "our seniors last year, they were grinders," said unity head coach jay scuiteman. "they were, get after it. they were knock somebody down, maybe not help them back up, a little bit. just a little bit of that edge, a little bit of that
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we're going to get after you." out with the old - and in - with the old - this year's leaders, anna kiel and chanda zomermaand, have been a part of 77 wins at unity christian. same results, different style. "they're not as vocal," said scuiteman. "they do it in their play, and how they do that. and that's a challenge." "we have a quieter group this year, so we're really trying to emphasize talking together and staying together as a team and communicating," said kiel. the inside-out duo is combining for almost 35 points per game. their quiet confidence should help unity with a backloaded schedule that includes matchups with state-rated teams western christian and sioux center. "any team can be on at any point in the season," said kiel. "you don't want to peak at the wrong time, either. you just want to keep on striving to be the best with your team." but the unbeaten knights - are also thinking repeat. "i'm so hungry, still, and our team is," said zomermaand. "to get to experience that again would be so amazing. we want to get there. that's the main goal. we want to win another state championship."
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christian knights, mark freund, ktiv sportsfource. unity christian visits fifth-ranked western christian on saturday. the hawkeye basketball team snapped a nine-game losing streak to michigan state last month. tomorrow, iowa will try to win on michigan state's home floor for the first time in 23 years. iowa is 3 and 0 in the big ten, including that 83-70 win over the spartans on december 29th. another win over michigan state would get them to 4-0 in conference play for the first time since 1999. the spartans are 8-0 at home this season, winning by an average of 26 points. michigan state will also have denzel valentine back -- he missed the first meeting with an injury and is averaging nearly 18 points per game. "denzel's the type of player that just makes everyone around him better," said iowa senior mike gesell. "he's a big part of their offense when he is playing. as a player, you want to go against the best players every single night so it's going to be a good matchup for us. we're going to have a lot of different guys on him. it will be a fun matchup." iowa and michigan state tipoff at 6 o'clock
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former nebraska and nfl running back lawrence phillips has been found dead in his prison cell, and officials suspect suicide. guards found the 40-year- old in his cell shortly after midnight. he had been in isolation for nearly three years after he was suspected of killing his cellmate. he was convicted of choking his girlfriend and driving his car into three teens in 2005. phillips ran for over sophomore at nebraska -- helping the huskers win national titles in '94 and '95. phillips played for the rams, dolphins and 49'ers in the nfl.
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ten.... the powerball jackpot drawing is tonight. a look at what you can buy if
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dollars. we are finally getting just a little bit of relief after our bone-chilling stretch of cold weather, but enjoy the warmth while it's here because more cold is on the way. clouds will stay thick through the night with temperatures in the upper teens. some patchy fog is also possible. we will climb back above freezing during the day on thursday under mainly sunny skies. an alberta clipper is expected to move through siouxland but we are not expecting much in terms of precipitation. some flurries and maybe a burst of light snow is possible for our thursday night, which could linger into our
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