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it's not as windy as what it was yesterday, but generally we do have a wind out of the northwest from 10 to 15 miles per hour. gusts have been 25 to 30 miles per hour throughout the day. with the winds coming out of the northwest, it's kept our temperatures from rising too much. right now we have upper 20s to lower 30s across the area. here's a look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. no rain or snow falling from the clouds. there have been snow flurries and snow showers to our north. those may enter our forecast as we head into the day on friday. here's the storm track 7 live weather network camera across eastern iowa. mainly cloudy. we'll let you know when temperatures warm up coming new at noon...
after saving a man from house fire last year. cory simonson and matthew tranel are two of 24 people honored with carnegie hero medals. they saved a man whose wheelchair got stuck while inside a house fire in maquoketa. the medal is given to those who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others. a man is arrested after deputies respond to a reported burglary in progress. it happened at a home north of dunkerton this morning. chad clark of waterloo was arrested. black hawk county sheriff's deputies found clark as he was leaving the area. clark was taken to the black the drug company c-e-o who came under fire for raising the price of a life saving drug 5-thousand percent was arrested early this morning. f-b-i agents arrested 32-year- old martin shkreli on security fraud charges related to a firm he founded. the federal case accuses him of illegally taking stock from a biotechnology firm that he started in
a new york lawyer is also accused of conspiring with him in part of the scheme. the search is on for two men caught on camera stealing an atm machine. security video captures the incident in illinois. the vehicle goes back into a convenience store window, shattering the glass. then two men get out of the vehicle and load an atm into the back of their truck. police are hoping anyone with information about the theft will contact them. an iowa man has died after being trapped in a grain bin. the clarke county sheriff says the owner of the farm and eric reasland were working to get corn out of the bin when it happened yesterday. the sheriff says reasland died. he was 39. he was from creston. we have a much clearer picture of what happened during an iowa officer involved shooting in march. this is the dash cam video -- cedar rapids officers chasing kyle orth. orth hits a utility pole. then -- as officers said -- orth drives forward, towards where the officers are.
was hurt, but did surive. he's been sentenced to jail time. nats - 5 seconds this is video from a shooting involving a waterloo officer. the department of public safety says what the officer did was justified. video shows the chase in november. behind the wheel is brandon seeley. waterloo police fired at the van. seeley was arrested... he was initially wanted on a drug charges including assault on a peace officer. tonight, friends will gather to honor the life of a waterloo teenager. moe sed's body was found in the cedar river earlier this month. he was a student at waterloo west high school. there's a candlelight vigil in moe's honor at the school those attending are asked to bring a candle. decision 2016... three republicans are emerging as top candidates following tuesday night's debate. they're all fighting for the top spot. tracie potts has more.
republicans together. donald trump on late kill baby hitler?" "no, he's too nice." "would you kill baby hitler?" "no comment." after promising not to leave the party, now trump's calling for unity: "i would like to see the republican party come together." trump's leading most polls, just ahead of ted cruz, "i'm glad donald is running. i don't believe he's gonna be the defending against attacks from marco rubio will destroy isis, i will make the sands in the middle east glow in the dark," well that's fine, but you have to have something to do that with." rubio has two events in iowa today. rubio's trying to capitalize on his momentum. in
headlines of the des moines register. polls are averaging him just half a point ahead of ben carson. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. rubio's two events are in muscatine and knoxville. and not topping the polls...but in eastern iowa today...ohio governor john kasich. he's holding a town hall at the waterloo center for the arts tonight at six. fear of muslims and defeating isis are among the topics hillary clinton discusses in eastern iowa. the democratic presidential frontrunner was in iowa city for a town hall meeting. she sat down with ron steele for a one-on-one yesterday, and said she's concerned with the way "this attitude that is, unfortunately, being trumpeted by the republican candidates, led by mr. trump, is not only shameful and not in keeping with our values, it's dangerous. it's playing right into the hands islam and the rest of the
she says her plan to defeat isis does not involve sending american combat troops to the area. if you need healthcare coverage come january first -- tonight's the deadline to sign upthrough the federal marketplace. this is an extended deadline -- due to overwhelming demand. hundreds of thousands of americans picked plans in the last few days - and call center workers have been called more than a million times. the deadline is midnight. hawkeye fans heading to the rose bowl may be looking for some things to do. remember, if you have an iowa driver's license or university of iowa student i-d...you can get onto the battleship u-s-s iowa for free. the battleship iowa opened to the public in 2012 and is a naval museum on the l-a waterfront. another day -- another big award
the football writers association of america named kirk ferentz as the winner of the eddie robinson award -- given to the top coach in the country. he's the first hawkeye ever to receive the award in its 59 year history -- he was named the a-p coach of the year in 2002 when right now, he's getting ready for his first rose bowl as head coach of the hawks -- and so are we. you see our team right there that will head west to pasadena. we'll have live reports starting the day after christmas. coming up... one state is creating unprecedented rules which will have you rethinking the phrase "driverless car." and it's one of the most debated topics in offices all over america. is it too hot or too cold? not outside... but inside the office. so which employees have more support in their corner. we'll be right back with your storm track seven forecast. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered, with ally crutcher and meteorologist kyle kiel. this is the kwwl
from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete
weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: welcome back i'm meteorologist kyle kiel. it's another breezy day outside today, and we will be left with a mainly cloudy sky. maybe a few peeks of sun a little bit later this afternoon. tomorrow we do have a weak disturbance that could bring a few snow flurries and light snow showers. more on that
get a mostly sunny sky as we head into the day on saturday. here's the current
wind speeds right now. they are generally between 10 and 15 miles per hour, with gusts even higher than that at times. with the breezy northwest winds, our temperatures have not warmed up much this morning into the early afternoon. right now we have temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s. when we combine the wind with the cooler temperatures, our wind chills are in the upper teens and lower 20s. this is what it actually feels like on your skin as you
outside. so we can call this a wind chilly day. storm track 7 live doppler radar shows dry conditions across our area. there are some snow flurries and light snow showers to our north. this continues to our northwest, so we are going to watch this area to travel along a dip in the jet stream into friday, so we will have the chance for a few flurries. here's a look at the storm track 7 live weather network cameras across eastern iowa. we aren't really looking at any snow falling from
sky. another gloomy afternoon is in store for the area today. here's the future tracks. it's showing the clouds continuing into this afternoon with a few peeks throughout the night we will have a few passing clouds. sunny sky. the better chance of seeing more sunshine will be in the southern counties. but again throughout the late morning and into the afternoon there's the chance for a few flurries or light snow showers with that passing disturbance. no accumulation is expected. then tomorrow night we will have the sky clear out, and that will be our have mostly cloudy to partly tomorrow with no accumulation. rain or snow mixture as we head coming up.... no good deed goes unpunished. an amazon delivery driver thought he was doing a good we've heard how google is
harder to get one. at least in california. the state is drafting rules which require the cars have a steering wheel and a licensed driver ready to take over if the car fails. plus -- carmakers will need permits. they'll only be able to lease the cars...because the automakers will be required to see how safely the cars are driving, and must report that performance to the state. there's still several stages before these would become law. some holiday shoppers waiting
going to be disappointed. a delivery driver was carjacked yesterday in florida -- and all of the packages inside were stolen. investigators found it -- but everything inside was gone. police say the amazon delivery driver initially stopped to help out two people he thought were stranded on the road. turns out, they were thieves waiting to carjack someone. is your office too hot or too cold? many times, office workers disagree. in fact, a new careerbuilder survey says 23 percent of employees say their office is too cold. 25 percent say it's too hot. for those battling the chill -- many say they wear their jacket all day long. others use a space heater to stay warm. coming up.... we're hearing about the new star wars movie everywhere we go. we'll tell you how brands are using star wars to court
hillary's going to take on the drug companies. require medicare to negotiate lower drug prices. let people buy their prescription drugs from countries like canada at half the price. and cap monthly prescription costs for every american. the drug companies have been over charging long enough. it's time to fight back. i'm hillary clinton
awakens has inspired everything to shoes (nats) duct tape to adult sized onsies brands hopping on the star wars bandwagon are out of this world. the blockbuster movie's marketing seemingly took a page out of spaceballs -- the 1987 star wars spoof. (nats) "merchandising. merchandising. where the real money from the movie is made." this time around -- ads got creative. power a lightsaber battle with duracell batteries (nats) call chewie on the verizon network use a h-p laptop and r2- d-2 to get a date and dress the part with covergirl makeup you can also eat your way into the star wars franchise. with campbell's soup (nats) "cooper i am your father." general mills cereal brands and subway. (nats) but it remains to be seen -- how much consumers will buy into the hype -- even if it is coming from a galaxy far far away. for consumer watch -- i'm mary moloney.
for consumer watch -- i'm mary moloney. coming up on kwwl, the mister food test kitchen.... calling all chocoholics.we've got a holiday dessert that is so good looking-- it could be your centerpiece. but first, a look at your latest here in the test kitchen we love finding the origin behind germany? it was actually created baking chocolate in her cake. the recipe became so popular that it spread like chocolate cake mix according
to the package instructions, we combine some sweetened condensed milk, butter and vanilla in a
chocolatier sam german, since she used his baking chocolate in her cake. the recipe became so popular that it spread like wildfire, and became known as german chocolate cake. well, now we know how it was created, chocolate cake mix according to the package instructions, we combine some sweetened condensed milk, butter and vanilla in a saucepan. we cook it until it thickens up. once it does we serving platter, and top it with half of the coconutty-pecan
goes on and it gets finished with the rest of the filling. drizzle on some chocolate and get ready to dig into a cake that you'll go online to get our recipe for, "the ultimate german chocolate cake," so you can have it in plenty of time for the holidays. i know you'll be glad you did. i'm howard in the mr. started in texas, not germany) for you to say . "ooh it's so good!!"
the death of freddie gray ended in a mistrial. plus... for the first time in nearly 10 years...the fed is raising interest rates. and it's the day so many people have been waiting for. star wars: the force awakenes premieres tonight. and we're meeting one eastern iowan whose a superfan. welcome back to the news at noon.. i'm ally crutcher we're continuing to follow breaking news this afternoon... midamerican energy crews determined a gas leak that lead to 10 mobile homes being evacuated was caused by a gas stove that was unhooked. a spokesperson with the company says no
one was in the home where the stove was disconnected, and crews are venting out the property. they also determined gas levels are at a safe level. repairs are expected to be
injuries were reported from the leak. let's go to storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel now for your first forecast. it's another breezy day today. it's not as windy
as what it was yesterday, but generally we do have a wind out of the northwest from 10 to 15 miles per hour. gusts have been 25 to 30 miles per hour throughout the day. with the winds coming out of the northwest, it's kept our temperatures from rising too much. right now we have upper 20s to lower 30s across the area. here's a look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. no rain or snow falling from the clouds. there
showers to our north. those may enter our forecast as we head know when temperatures warm up tonight, millions will get to see star wars: the force awakens. it's the first of a brand new trilogy of films, and stars original cast members harrison ford, carrie fisher and mark hamill... along with newcomers. the film is expected to have a massive opening weekend, after already amassing more than 100 million dollars in advance ticket sales. in some cities -- like san diego -- fans are already lining up hoping to get a good seat tonight. and even in chilly colorado springs...fans are braving cold temperatures to see what the latest installment of the star wars saga has to offer. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in our newsroom. starting tonight... fans will be braving the cold here in eastern iowa to see the first showings of the stars movie.... super fan robert rodgers will be among the crowd.... he's seeing the movie twice tonight. saying robert rodgers-
little past being just a kids after star wars....i got a lea...and then my son is named tarkin after grandma tarkin who ran the death star....two of my favorite chchracters from the series... im like had to do it" for him... there are no words to express his excitment for tonight.... "this ones like ahhhhhhh." he got his movie tickets as soon as they were available... "drove to the theater.... there was no line...walked in there... bought tickets for seven and ten..." 7 and 10... he's seeing the be overwhelming ... it's going told there would be no episode... nothing past return of
"i mean seeing harrison ford in the role again as han solo when he said he would never again... awesome mind blowing.. to tears... so next time you see darth vader walking around the cedar valley i don't a santa vader promotion every year.. it's probably robert..... he's such a big fan that he tells me he's hoping to start a mini museum with a lot of his star wars items.... we've got you covered live in the newsroom, amanda gilbert kwwl news. security is a concern for some. we know of at least one theater in eastern iowa -- wehrenberg in cedar rapids -- which is banning some costumes and props. no masks or face paint allowed -- and also -- light sabers. overnight -- calm in a baltimore neighborhood that saw rioting after freddie gray's death. yesterday, we learned of a mistrial for the first officer
dozens of protesters spilled into the streets yesterday -- as the news spread. william porter is the first of six baltimore officers to go on trial after gray died last april.. from a severe spinal injury that happened when he was in custody. in chicago -- police officer jason van dyke has now been indicted for the shooting death of laquan mcdonald. dyke shot mcdonald 16 times last year. n dyke has been charged with murder. he's back in court on friday. a boat carrying rfugees capsizes. recue crews helped save more than a dozen people -- but one man and a child drowned following the shipwreck off the coast of using a personal e-mail account to do government business. the questions aren't about hillary clinton. they're focused on the current defense secretary. the pentagon says ash carter used a personal account to do some of his government business during his first few months on the job. his press secretary says carter believes it was a mistake.
delivered his annual address to the nation today, touching on issues from donald trump to syria. keir simmons has more from was leaving his three- hour news conference, he made perhaps his most impactful he described trump as colorful and talented person and moscow is hoping that a new president in 2016 may offer a new future for relations between russia and serious economic problem, in part due to u.s sanctions over ukraine. president putin said he he still wants to see president assad in place.
today, a decision by the federal reserve has many people asking -- what does it mean to them? the fed is raising interest rates for the first time in about 10 the impact of one rate hike is almost inconsequential but it has hiked interest rates a few more times, that's when you notice. higher interest rates mean it will be slightly more expensive to get a car loan or a mortgage -- but it also means savers will slowly start to earn some interest and will make the u.s. dollar stronger. we're getting a sneak peak at the national zoo's new panda cub. bei bei is almost four months old. he weighs 18 pounds and is growing every day. zookeepers call him healthy, boisterous and adventurous. he makes his public debut on january 16th. coming up... a great moment from hockey. a crowd erupts after a 9-year-old
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from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: welcome back i'm meteorologist kyle kiel. it's another breezy day outside today, and we will be left with a mainly cloudy sky. maybe a few peeks of sun a little bit later this afternoon.tomorrow we do have a weak disturbance that
and light snow showers. more on that in just a moment. finally, we get a mostly sunny sky as we head into the day on saturday. here's the current wind speeds right now. they are generally between 10 and 15 miles per hour, with gusts even higher than that at times. with the breezy northwest winds, our temperatures have not warmed up much this morning into the early afternoon. right now we have temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s. when we combine the wind with the cooler temperatures, our wind chills are in the upper teens and lower 20s. this is what it actually feels like on your skin as you step outside. so we can call this a wind
storm track 7 live doppler radar shows dry conditions across our area. there are some snow flurries and light snow showers to our north. this continues to our nororhwest, so we are going to watch this area to travel along a dip in the jet stream into friday, so we will have the chance for a few flurries. here's a look at the storm track 7 live weather network cameras across eastern iowa. we aren't really looking at anyysnow falliig from those clouds. just a mainly cloudy sky. another gloomy afternoon is in store for the area today. here's the future tracks. it's showing the clouds continuing into this afternoon with a few peeks of sunshine. not completely clear though. as we go throughout the
clouds. temperatures will cool down and the wind calms down a bit. tomorrow will feature a partly sunny sky. the better chance of seeing more afternoon there's the chance for expected. then tomorrow night totomuch. we will have highs in partly cloudy skies with lows in the teens. pretty seasonable for this time of year. here's the storm track 7 day sunday night, ending as a light and here's a great moment from
during intermission of a chicago blackhaaks game, a 9-year old cancer survivor earned herself an arena full of cheering fans when she took part in the 'shoot the puck' contest. with her third attempt from the blue line... madison absolutely nailed it and the crowd erupted. she wins five hundred dollars. coming up... donald trump made a lot of faces during the debate, and that left viewers distracted..
recitals, plays and theater performances. one area music group is hoping to combine all these aspects to create a christmas event of the ages. the brazilian 2wins, most known for their high energy concerts, are presenting an all ages holiday theater show "a brazilian 2wins christmas" in independence on december 18 and at the oster regent theatre on december 19 and 20. the band has humble beginnings
started in the slums of brazil. twin brothers walter and wagner grew up playing classical music on violins thhr father made by hand. in 2007, national public radio featured the twins in an interview about music from the ghetto. the brothers were then invited to the us to perform for the world food prize event in des moines, iowa. on the spot, the prrsident of the university of northern iowa offered them full ssholarships toothe collge's music program - quite a challenge, as
twin could speak a word of english. fast forrard eight years and the group is now touring the country, winning music competitions, and playing for thousands of people while spreading their messag of happiness. the show will include all holiday music and also incorporate many theatrical elements to create a dazzling holiday experience for the whole family. music isn't the only element
resist. nor can an expert on facial expressions. (dan hill/body language expert) "i was just blown away with how comfortable he was dismissing his rivals." (jeb bush/(r) presidential stretched cheerio." tweeted one journalist "trump makes the kind of faces that would have gotten me sent to my room as a kid." he even faced down the audience when booed. (nats: boo boo)
candidate) "i just can't imagine someone booing. these are people who want to kill us folks." the daily show tweeted "trump ing debate to prove he hasn't ad botox." totowhich someone replied "heclearly thinks with his lips." but are trump's faces premeditated? (dan hill/body language expert) "lets him undercut his rivals so thers a sense it' premeditated. he's certainly face is very spontaneous, very pronounced." (jeanne moos/reporting) "so you're saying its a premeditated spontaneous expression?" (dan hill/body language expert) "yes only the donald could pull that off." one critic tweeted trump should just get it over guess what, the donald sort of did. the tongue, not the mooso antlers." as trump gave jeb bush a if you can pick the guy who candidate) "i'm talkin right (donald and jeb) "i'm talking. "who the (bleep) do yiu think you're talkin to." you're talking to (jeb bush/(rr presidentiall candidate) "but he's a chaos candidate."