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all while having an open line of communication with the people of waterloo. "changing and helping give people a little bit of hope and to reach out to the schools to the senior living centers and just talk to people and see what's on their mind and hearts." hart says he plans to be very visible in the community- - and active on social media to keep the community informed on his progress. coming up - - more on hart's plans for mayor and his ceremony. i am working on that for 10. we've got you covered live in waterloo...jessica hartman kwwl news. hart won the december run off election against tim hurley. cold weather is still hanging around here in easter iowa -
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go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg now for your first forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: the weather remains dry through wednesday morning. temperatures will be near normal to slightly above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of rain/snow friday. friday night turns colder and any precipitation would be in the for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the storm tracks away from iowa. the big story for the weekend and early next week is the cold. near 10 and lows below zero for shooting that has left a two year old boy with serious injuries. it happened sunday night...just before midnight on the 900 block
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kwwl's shirley descorbeth has been working this story all day long. shirley...what's the latest? well, right now police are trying to piece together how a two-year-old boy became the victim of gunfire. it's a calm scene now...but last night at about 11:45 dubuque police responded to the nine hundred block of main street. they say a two year old boy was hurt in a shooting inside this apartment. according to the police report -- he has facial wounds. they say several people were inside...including other children. right now...they're trying to figure out what exactly happened. "some of the initial indications firearm. that's one strong possibility we're looking at, but we allso don't want to narrow ourselves down that much at this point." and that gun has since been recovered and siezed by police. as for the little boy -- he initially was taken to finley
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hospital here in dubuque, but then air-lifted to university of iowa hospitals in iowa city...because his injuries are serious. we've got you covered live in dubuque...shirley descorbeth... ...kwwl news. police say they're conducting interviews to determine what happened. at this point -- no charges have been filed...and no one has been arrested investigators are trying to figure out if a deadly shooting in nashua was an accident...or intentional. it happened in the 100 block of saint lawrence street over the weekend. according to the iowa division of criminal investigation, a 56- year-old man was shot in the head. the suspected shooter is identified but no charges are filed. iowa's division of criminal investigations confirmed the autopsy will be preformed today. one person is behind bars and another in the hospital, after a shooting at a mc- donald's parking lot. witnesses say someone started shooting and hit a 19 year old man in the leg in des moines saturday night.
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into a nearby alley... that's where they arrested a man after they say they found a hand gun inside his car. 21-year-old antwain robinson is charged with carrying a weapon felon. he's being held in the polk county jail on a 10- thousand bond. authorities say they're still looking for two other possible suspects. after hours of searching emergency crews find the body of the person they were looking for in the coralville resevoir. it is 17-year-old tanner wymer of solon high school. the search took place after a canoe carrying wymer and one other man flipped over yesterday. it happened near the neighborhood of twin view heights in solon. kwwl's kristin rogers has been following this story as it has developed throughout last night and again today, kristin what''s the latest? i'm told a vigil will be held for tanner in about an hour right here at the high school. this is certainly a tradgety affecting this tight knit community. the school tells me councelors
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and clergy members have been available for students all day. this search comes after 17-year-old tanner wymer and michael felton, who is in his water to take a picture of a nearby home. that's when authorities believe wind, waves and a strong felton in the icy water. felton was able to swim to shore and was pulled to safety by some neighbors, he was taken to the hospital for treatment. wymer could not be found. authorities searched as late as they could before we are told the water began to ice over, making it unsafe. they returned this morning and after working their way through an inch of ice, they were able to get boats and even diving teams on the water. shortly after eleven wymer was found. the school principal tells us he was a student at solon high school. (cg: kristin rogers) "i'm told there is counceling available to students at the school." clergy members are also inside, and available for the students. it's obviously a horrible tradgety, and a loss felt by many in this community. as i mentioned a vigil is expected to available for the students. it's
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obviously a horrible tradgety, and a loss felt by many in this community. as i mentioned a vigil is expected to start within the hour, i'm told it's being organized by stuents here at the school. we've got you covered in solon, kristin rogers kwwl news. neither wymer or felton were wearing flotation devices when the canoe turned. the f-a-a was called in to investigate the crash of a small plane that claimed the life of the pilot. the plane disappeared sunday night after being diverted from landing at sioux gateway airport. the wreckage was found this morning outside pender nebraska. the pilot was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. an early morning fire breaks out and destroys a barn. springville firefighters and other neighboring agencies responded to an barn fire in springville on this morning. firefighters say no one was hurt and the owner was able to get all animals out of the barn safely.
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the cause is unknown, but firefighters do not believe the fire is suspicious at this time. the autopsy results are still pending in the death of an eastern iowa teen. the state medical examiner results from the moe sed autopsy could take between six weeks to two months. moe sed's body was found in the cedar river near gilbertville in early december. an autopsy is ordered on the body of a man who died after a snowmobile accident in central iowa. authorities say the body of 25- year-old travis vandewalle was found friday in a field northeast of le grand. relatives had been looking for vandewalle because he hadn't returned home. the marshall county sheriff's office says vandewalle died after the snowmobile he was driving rolled over on him. decision 2016... while her husband made his campaign debut in new
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hillary clinton was on the trail in iowa. clinton began her day strongly supporting president obama's consideration of executive actions to expand background checks on some gun purchases. clinton also argued that a republican presidential win in 2016 would probably mean the end of benefits under the affordable care act. on the republican side, presidential candidate ted cruz says he hopes protesters who've taken over a building on a federal national wildlife refuge in oregon will "stand down peaceably." cruz told reporters in boone that while everyone has a constitutional right to protest.. nobody has the right to threaten force on others. most candidates avoided commenting on the takeover including... ohio governor john kasich. kasich told reporters after an iowa town hall in west des moines that he was unaware of
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republican presidential candidate donald trump has debuted his first campaign ad, which is set to air in iowa and new hampshire. trump says he will begin spending at least $2 million per week on his campaign, with $1.1 million allocated to tv ads in iowa. the initial ad is scheduled to begin airing on tomorrow. iowa officials launched an online voter registration system, despite criticism it doesn't reach every potential voter. the system, launched on new year's day, is intended to compliment the options already available to residents - this includes same-day voter registration at the polls on election day. the new system is available through a website developed in part by the iowa dot, and it's accessible to residents with a driver's license or dot-issued id. some groups say the system excludes roughly 145,000 eligible voters because those people lack dot cards. coming up on kwwl, a family is left wondering what happened
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after their daughter is found dead in her bed. and - two big wins last week, the hawkeyes basketball team jumps into the nation's top 25. and... here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar.... chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg will have your full forecast, coming up. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news and weather information. we'll be right back.
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wednesday morning. temperatures will be near normal to slightly above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of precipitation would be in the for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the storm tracks away from iowa. the big story for the weekend and early next week is the cold. this will be the coldest air of the season with highs near 10 and lows below zero for the first time this season.the weather remains dry through wednesday morning. temperatures will be near normal to slightly above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of rain/snow friday. friday night turns colder and any precipitation would be in the for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the this will be the coldest air of the season with highs near 10 and lows below zero for the first time this season.the weather remains dry through wednesday morning. temperatures will be near normal to slightly above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of precipitation would be in the
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for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the storm tracks away from iowa. the big story for the weekend and early next week is the cold. this will be the coldest air of the season with highs near 10 and lows below zero for the first time this season.the weather remains dry through wednesday morning. temperatures tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of rain/snow friday. friday night turns colder and any precipitation would be in the for of snow at this point and early next week is the cold. this will be the coldest air of the season with highs near 10 and lows below zero for the first time this season.the above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of rain/snow friday. friday night turns colder and any precipitation would be in the for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the storm tracks away from iowa. the big story for the weekend and early next week is the cold. this will be the coldest weather remains dry through
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wednesday morning. temperatures will be near normal to slightly above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of rain/snow friday. friday night turns colder and any precipitation would be in the storm tracks away from iowa. the big story for the weekend and early next week is the cold. this will be the coldest air of the season with highs near 10 and lows below zero for the first time this season.the to slightly above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the storm tracks away from iowa. the big story for the weekend and early next week is the cold. this will be the coldest air of the season with highs near 10 and lows below zero for the first time this season.the
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answers tonight- after a 22 year old mother is found dead in her bed. police say she had no injuries- and they are calling it "medical"... kwwl's lauren moss has been speaking with the woman's family- she joins us now live with the latest. lauren they are just devastsated. family describe this 22 year old woman as a loving mother and a hard worker..someone who loved life and loved her family. they are hoping an autopsy will 22 year old lacey batton "she's a good mother, hard- worker... the unthinkable happened in this waterloo home. lacey was found dead in her bed- family says she went to sleep...and never woke up. at this time, police say she died because of medical reasons. her family hopes and autopsey will give them some answers. you know with no health problems and being 22 and having a great life and not having no
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it's scary. her family tells me lacey was a hard-worker she was a cna at western home communities and she loved her job "for a living she took care of other people.. she loved her job and her residents." her life revolves around her sons- sadly, she gave birth to a still born baby a year ago. ...and then in 2016 they lost their mother. family says her long- time boyfriend is having a hard time understanding things. he was there when it all happened..he's going through a lot right now he don't know really what to say. he just wants to be left alone. at age 22 you are looking to spend your life with somebody not other things..like planning a funeral. all for a life gone too soon.. she's going to be missed very much."
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lacey's family has set up a go-fund me account in her honor..they say all the money raised will go towards funeral expenses and her two sons..she sadly left behind. we've got you covered, lauren an autopsy is scheduled today- if you are interested in helping the family, head to our website kwwl dot com. coming up... after 12 years and 2 super bowl titles -- tom coughlin is done in new york --
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iowa moved in to the number 19 spot
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after a pair of big wins -- one over top ranked michigan state and the other a come from behind road victory at number 14 purdue -- it happened to be the first time in just under 30 years they'd beaten 2 ranked big ten opponents in the same week -- and after some early struggles this season -- fran mccaffery says his hawks are starting to figure things out -- what you're seeing is a team prepare, and how you have to stay together and continue to believe in each other. the hawks host nebraska tomorrow night in carver hawkeye arena -- iowa state's deonte burton earned his second straight big 12 newcomer of the week honor -- burton averaged 18 points and hit 83 percent of his 3 point -- iowa state dropped 2 spots to number 13 in this week's a-p poll -- the cyclones host texas tech on wednesday -- the uni men -- meanwhile -- will head off to missouri state on
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right now -- seem to be struggling with consistency having won just 4 of their last nine -- at the same time -- coach ben jacobson says he expects that to come and has no worries about his team's state of mind right now -- frame of mind, and working and think we're in good shape. wednesday's game tips at 7 p-m in springfield, missouri -- one day after finishing a 6 win season -- tom coughlin has stepped down as head coach of the new york giants -- coughlin -- at 69 -- was currently the oldest coach in the league -- he spent 12 seasons in new york where he won a pair of super bowl championships -- however -- the team did hit a rut --
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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. to the rose bowl. joining me on our crew....were producer scott albanese, reporter brad hanson... mark woodley and zach grant... special thanks to the university of iowa athletic directory gary barta and sports information director steve roe.
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we'll recap our trip on sunday's steele report. let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg for a last look at your days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa
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