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good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm traak seven meteerologist eileen loannis here now with your storm track seven forecast. the clouds showing up on satellite right now are areas of fog. visibilities are improving, as winds pick up from the south.. they are 5 to 15 mph anan will be strongngr as igits to the teens this morning and wind chills are single digits either side of zero and will stay fairly chilly day as the win$s will be 10-20 mph and gusting hiher. highs will climb into the 20s to low 30s with the help ofofthat southerllwind, but it rain and snow for the next few days. i'll have more on that wet forecast in a few minutes. will climb into the 20s to low
ofthat southerly wind, but it is also bringing in some moisture. that will turn into rain and snow for the next few days. i'll have more on that wet forecast in a few minutes. nn this morning... two eastern iowans are headed to saint louis today.... they are helping with missouri flood recovery.... and this is not the first time they traveled to another state to help those in need. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in the newsroom with more details. at 10:30 this morning... red cross volunteers ken and ann opatz will leave cedar rapids and head to saint louis to help with flood recovery efforts. ..they volunteer for the red cross here in eastern iowa they've been deployed before this is video of the two when they headed toollinois to h hp with tornado recovery in 2013... the couple says they've been trained by the red cross to be ready to go at a moments notice... they'll take an emergency response vehicle to get food and water
the red cross also asked the couple to go to texas to help with tornado and flood recovery last may. theouple told kwwl they began volunteering foo the red cross after they retired.... we've got you covered... live in the newsroom.... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. some iowans are already in missouri, helping with recovery. soldiers from the iowa national guard left last week. the missouri national guard is in charge of working with the u-s army corps of engineees to ke sure clean-uppgoes smoothly. the groups will collect and get rid of debris. federal aid is now heading to the area -- president obama has approved a request for federal support from missouri's governor. at least 25 lives have been lost in missouri and illinois, which is another state that was affected by flood waters. many people have lost items in their homes and only have a few personal belongings llt behind... "we were fortunate-if you want "i lost all my appliances. i lost all my furniture and the only thing i saved were my clothes." the flooing happennd after the
fall. a kwwl follow-up. we now know the name of a man killed in a weekend shooting in nashua. the d-c-i identified the man as karl white. he was 56. an autopsy shows e died from a gunshot wound. the preliminary investigation shows he might have been shot by accident by someone else... but authorities say they're still investigating. no one is in custody. family is hoppng an autopss will bring them closure...after a young mother dies unexpectedly in her sleep in waterloo. 22 year old lacey batton is described as a hard worker- with a smile that could brighten up a room. she had young sons. relatives say she didn't have any recent medical problems... law you know with no health problems and being 22 and having your kids and your family, it's scaa. her family said she loved her job as a nursing assistant at western home communities
others. thousands gather to honor the victims of last month's terror attack in san bernardino. this memorial service waaheld the ame day hundredd of workers returned to work at the inland regional center for the first time since the attack. part of the service... a speech "i alwys hoped and prayed, i'd never be in front offan audience because of what's going on in the world." he memorial also featured aa religious speech and inspirational music. a south carolina police officer accused of murdering an unarmed black man is out on bond. a judge setting bail at 500- thousand dollars for michael
of walter scott during a traffic stop last year. the judge says he granted bond because it's "unnecessary" to keep slager in jail until his until october 31st... "all criminal defendants do have a constttutional right to justice process. we still fully believe and the family believes that at the end of the day that justice will prevail." bond conditions requrie slager to stay in the state of south carolina and he can't contact the scott family. a man shoots a woman in a hospital lobby before turning the gun on himself. it happened in florida. police say the man talked to theewoman the phone aa asked her to come to the hospital. the victim showed up and at some point started walking away from him. that's when he pulled out a gun and shot her before shooting and polili say there isisno evidence of a fight betweent the two. a caricature artist at universal
to kill his manager....by stabbing him in the neck with scscssors. the attack happened at the islands of adventure park. detectives say the suspect had been fired the day before the attack. the manager was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. a shooting involving an officer happens on a busy california freeway forcing all lanes to utdown. a suspect led police on a chase yesterday crashing into a car wiwih a woman and child inside. the suspect was shot as he got a test drive goes sideways in a big way. a car saaesman is kidnapped at gunpoint. two men showed up at a houston dealership wanting to test drive a car. once they were out on the road, the trunk. "he was able to open the trunk feel like he wanted to go back suspects and shoot one of the suspects." the suspects took off and left
found walking alonon the freeway. police sed his cellphone - which he left behind - to track the stolen car. that led to a car chase. the suspects crashed the car and then ran. police are still looking for them. police are looooing for the person who o ealed a cat in a bag and stuck it in a box. a woman spotted the box on the street and was surprised to see it was moving. she shot video as shsh ripped through the lalaers to rescce the cat. the animal is now at an animal care center -- and the woman plans to adopt the cat as soon as she's released... "it's outrageous. it's vile. can't even imagine what it takes, what living tting." officers in virginia are investigating it as a case of animal cruelty. vandals defaced the graves of several confederate soldiers at a north carolina cemmtery. at least nine monuments are now
messages. a monument honoring a controversial north carolina governor was also damaged. "i cried. i came up here, it was somebody's headstone, a grave, a sacred space, um, was devastating." the cost of the damage is estimated at 20-thousand dollars. wateeand electriciiy is shut off at a stadium that's supposed to host olympic games this summer....becauses of unpaid bills. according to media in brazil, the stadium owes 225- thousand dollars in outstanding utility bills. there's disagreement over whether the government should cover the cost...or the soccer decision 2016... the countdown is on. the caucuses are less than four weeks away and the campaign for the white house is heating up -- for both parties. doald trump releases a new ad today and a well known face its
with candidates on both sides go before things get real. and debut of hillary clinton's not-so-secret weapon. i don't fit anymore. first of all, 'm a happy grandfather and i'm not mad at anybody. the former president spoke fondly of his wife, her softer side, and her early career achievements and, while bill clinton didn't address donald trump's recent attacks on past infidelities, he did drop a few veiled swipe in his new mpshire speech. we don't want to run away from the place that we've been, that america is a place that treated. but president clinton isn't the only one using t te not-so-subble approach to taking on trump showtime is over everybody. we are not electing an entertainer-in-ccef the job is not described in the constitution as entertainer-in- chief. subtlety, however, is not a feature of trump's first campaign tv ad. i'm donald trump and i
targeting politicians, and touting his plan to fight isis, and secure america's borders with a wall. the ad starts airing in iowa and new hampshire tuesday. in washington, dianne gallagher reporting. former president b bl clinton will make his first 2016 trip to iowa later this week. on thursday, he'll be in cedar rapids and dubuque. iowans can now register to vote online. you just need your driver's license or state i-d to register to vote or to update y yur information. the online "this is a great resource. we're voter registration and updating that technology and assure the integrity side of it, we will certainly enenertain
to check out the electronic voter registration system... check out our website, kwwl dot com. we have a link that will take you directly to the site. the rutherford b. hayes presidential library is finally being fixed up. it''in ohio -- where hayes serves as governor. this is the first time the museum is getting rehabbed -- it pretty much looks just like it did when it opened back in the 1960's. hayes was our country'' 19th president. easterriowa is home to the hoover presidential library. its coming up on today in iowa... colder weather means harvest can finally begin for one crop. plus...he's in his golden years and going for gold. meet the man hoping to be the oldest member of the u-s olympuic team! and a are set of babies --
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information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: it will be partly sunny and breezy today as a system tracks in slowly from the west. this will set off some rain and snow showers tomorrow afternoon with more rain and snow for the this morning, but visibilities are improving greatly, as you can tell on our stormtrack7 live upper teens to low 20s to the west. southerly winds are starting to pick up and are day y nd will stay from the will also bring in more moisture as a system heads our way from the rockies. afternoon, but temperatures look like they will stay pretty mild for the next few days. highs will be in the 20s to 40s over the our way for the weekend. today, highs will be in the 20s to low in. mostly cloudy for wednesday with those light rain and snow showers tracking in for the afternoon. highs will be in the 30s and will stay mild thursday and friday, too, with the rain and snow chances continuing. it all changes to snow friday changeover occurs and the speed, track and strength of the system. arctic high good bet that temperatures will be falling from saturday all the way through monday. iowa wasn't the only place which saw above average temperatures last month in austria -- the warm weather delayed the start of the sweet
iowa wasn't the only place which saw above average temperatures last month in austria -- the warm weather delayed the start of the sweet wine harvest. now, the cold weather lasted long enough. harvest has to be done in the early hours of the day -- while the grapes are still frozen. it takes hundreds of volutneers because everything has to be done by hand.
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this summer. terra hall has the details. for many nonagenarian retirees, guilfoil. that's why the 93-year- old plays daily rounds of table tennis. now the athlete, who's in his eighth decade of the sport, has a new goal on the table ... the tennis table that is. "most people just play table tennis in their basement or in their garage. here, for 20 years we've had table tennis and it's a really competitive group of guys." and for those 20 years, one of them has been guilfoil, who in february will leave behind the green courts at overland park racquet club for greensboro, north carolina where he'll try to qualify for the 2016 summer olympics in brazil. "it's not an easy sport but it is an easy sport to pick up." and while giulfoil will likely be the oldest athlete at him young. "i think table tennis is a
a couple may not be getting much sleep, after bringing home their special newborn triplets. little addison, kinsley and savannah are rare identical triplets. these are the first children for their parents , who are amazed not only how much they look alike, but also how much they act alike. a berlin zoo is showing off its latest addition -- a baby elephant! he was born on new year's day. yet. he was born earlier than expected but is said to be doing an unusual guest makes a surprise appearance inside an idaho home. a family finds an elk in their basement. they believe the 600 pound animal
their downstairs living room. once the homeowner got over the initial shock, he called authorities who helped him chase the elk out of the house back into the wilderness. it's coming up on today in iowa.... as presidential candidates are asked their opinions on a developing national story...one finds himself in a pickle. got you covered. this is today
now on today in iowa...police officers in one iowa city are on guard...after a new facebook page threatens their lives. plus, president obama is set to announce his plan to tighten gun laws -- later this morning... we have a preview of what's ahead. and a new series on netflix is leading to a large response online...and may even spur a response from the white house. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and
storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. the clouds showing up on satellite right now are areas of fog. visibilities are improving, as winds pick up from the south.. they are 5 to 15 mph and will be morning and wind chills are single digits either side of zero and will stay fairly chilly today as the winds will be 10-20 southerly wind, but it is also the next few days. i'll have more on that wet forecast in a few minutes. our top story... right now....officers are on high-alert... some moisture. that will turn into rain and snow for the next few days. i'll have more on that wet forecast in a few minutes. our top story...
on high-alert... this comes after a new facebook page began encouraging people to attack and kill waterloo police... kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo... this facebook page was created after an incident she covered last week..... waterloo police chief dan trelka reached out to kwwl...telling us about this new facebook page... last week... i was out here on news years morning telling you about a
shooting that happened between lafayette and sycamor... trelka belives it was these pictures taken around the time of that shooting that prompted the new page.... the pictures are captioned- i got my eyes on you hash tag busted.... although these photos say busted... captain trelka says these officers were caught doing their job.... "those photoes are waterloo police officers taking an armed they took into custody. adn it was right after a shooting... immediately.. within
that photo was taken." here is some of the facebook page's about section....some words are blurred out... but one part is clear... it says you kill us... we kill you... newly elected mayor quentin hart caught up with kwwl.... saying that this page and what it stands for goes against everything he standss for.... he says he denounced it completely... we've got you covered... live in waterloo... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. chief trelka says he doesn't understand what that has to do with advocating attacking and killing waterloo police officers...but says if you're involved with this page, you are close to engaging in criminal behavior. we checked this morning -- the page has been taken down we are following breaking news this morning. a woman and 11 children are being held hostage at a motel. this is happening in dekalb
authorities rushed to the hotel a few hours ago after receiving a domestic dispute call from the woman. a standoff is now underway. now a kwwl follow-up. a 17-year-old dies after a canoe he was in capsized. the johnson county sheriff's office tells us tanner wymer was a student at solon high school. last night, the school held a vigil in wymer's honor. the school is offering counseling services to students. wymer and michael felton were in a canoe sunday to take pictures of a home. the weather caused the canoe to capsize and both fell in. felton swam to shore and neighbords pulled him from the water -- he was taken to the hospital and is in good condition. autopsy results are still pending following the death of moe sed. the state medical examiner says results from the autopsy could take anywhere from six weeks to two months. moe sed's body was found in the cedar river near gilbertville in early december. we've learned the person injured in a late sunday night shooting in dubuque was just two years old.
his face. they say several people, including other children, were inside an apartment when the shooting happened.. right now...they're trying to figure out what happened. the young boy is still in the president obama wants to bypass congress to put more restrictions on gun show sales. tracie potts has reaction to those plans. after getting the o-k from his attorney general and fbi director that it's constitutional, later this morning president obama plans to announce new measures he's taking on his own to tighten gun
"it's not going to prevent every mass shooting, it's not going to keep the president's executive orders will partially close the gun shows to get background checks. control" republican candidates accuse president obama of gutting the 2nd amendment: "president obama's executive actions limiting gun rights will restrict our law-abiding citizens, not the criminals or is an executive order. the next president on the very first day could wipe it away." the political stakes are high. the president's doing several public events this week to gain public support. part of the president's plan for mental health. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. one thing to keep an eye on: when the president tried to go around congress on immigration -- his executive landed in court and a judge blocked it. one governor is backing off his
in his state. the governor of georgia rescinded his executive order barring state agencies from helping syrian refugees. this after the state's attorney general said in an official opinion.... that georgia cannot legally prohibit the resettlement of syrian refugees. in november....followi ng the paris terror attacks......several governors took steps to block refugees. a train on its way to texas derails in kansas luckily, no one was hurt and authorities say no hazardous materials were released from the train. there were 166 rail cars and six locomotives attached to it. a crew from union pacific responded to the scene and is currently assessing the accident. decision 2016... the clintons are teaming up again on the campaign trail.. former president bill clinton made his first campaign stop of the year in new hampshire -- his wife -- democratic frontrunner hillary clinton is in iowa. clinton making several stops in eastern iowa -- including in cedar rapids. before this event, she sat down with a quad cities reporter to discuss issues which matter to iowans, like improving roads and locks
our roads, our bridges, our many americans to work repairing and modernizing and building the infrastructure that we need clinton will be in osage, sioux city and council bluffs today. former president bill clinton heads to iowa thursday -- with stops in cedar rapids and dubuque. on the republican side, senator marco rubio will be in eastern iowa today. he has a campaign event at eight this morning at the cedar rapids marriott. he's in the middle of a three day swing through iowa. despite low polling numbers, former senator rick santorum years ago, 75% of iowans made up their mind the last lot of that was just people going through the process of really analyzing all the candidates and they get serious
he should know -- remember he won the 2012 caucuses, narrowly defeating mitt romney following a recount. now a quick recap of a big national story that's also been a topic of debate on the campaign trail this week. in oregon, anti- government protesters are standing their ground in a fight over land. the group's original goal was to keep two ranchers from returning to prison for their roles in the burning of federal land. now...they say they want to restrict the federal government's reach over wild lands. the two ranchers turned themselves in monday at a facility in san pedro, california. they were ordered to return to prison for four years because a judge told them the time that they served did not meet the minimum- sentencing laws. "they served their time in 2013. it's certainly an american tragedy . they plan to seek clemency from
now back to the campaign trail...senator ted cruz was asked his thoughts about oregon as he kicked off a six-day, 28 stop bus tour of iowa. he hopes the protestors in our prayers right now are with enforcement that are risking their lives . cruz's bus tour heads to eastern iowa later this week. ohio governor john kasich also answering a question about the situation in oregon during a campaign stop in des moines. here's what he had to say... where the people took over federal land. you haven't heard about that? no i haven't heard about this. when did this come out? i'm not familiar with it. though kasich campaigned in iowa yesterday.. his campaign is heavily targeting new hampshire as the early voting state where they a new chapter begins for the
quentin hart officially sworn in as mayor last night, his focus for the first 100 days of office? the city budget and the five goals he campaigned on...including creating safer streets, growing economic development, and establishing a mroe positive image for "changing and helping give people a little bit of hope and what's on their mind and hearts." hart says he plans to be very visible in the community- - and progress. a new netflix documentary series is leads some 175- thousand people to sign an online petition. "making a murderer" focuses on the murder trial and conviction of steven avery and his nephew. both men maintain their
petitioners are asking president obama to pardon avery. the series raises many questions about the evidence used to convict the men....but the wisconsin sheriff says it doesn't show the full story. i call it a movie i don't call share all the facts" unsurprisingly...ave ry's attorney has a different perspective. "i didn't think so, evidence and a film isn't going to go six weeks. some 20-thousand people have signed a separate pardon petition on white house dot gov. if that petition gets 100-thousand signatures by january 19th, the white house will have to respond. its still to come... crews work to help an animal
cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
"you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." "now your storm track 7 forecast on 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
it will be partly sunny and breezy today as a system tracks in slowly from the west. this will set off some rain and snow showers tomorrow afternoon with more rain and snow for the end of the week. fog is what we were dealing with a lot earlier this morning, but visibilities are improving greatly, as you can tell on our stormtrack7 live weather network. temperatures dropped into the single digits and teens this morning with upper teens to low 20s to the west. southerly winds are starting to pick up and are already breezy to the west. they will stay breezy throughout the day and will stay from the south, too. that will help break up the fog this morning, but will also bring
in more moisture as a system heads our way from the rockies. it will start to throw some rain and snow our way for tomorrow afternoon, but temperatures look like they will stay pretty mild for the next few days. highs will be in the 20s to 40s over the midwest today and tomorrow, but there is much colder air heading our way for the weekend. today, highs will be in the 20s to low 30s with south winds at 10-20
higher. lows tonight won't drop much and south winds will stay
gusty as clouds start to track in. mostly cloudy for wednesday with those light rain and snow showers tracking in for the afternoon. highs will be in the 30s and will stay mild thursday and friday, too, with the rain and snow chances snow friday night into saturday, but amounts will depend on when that changeover occurs and the speed, track and strength of the system. arctic high pressure will track in over the weekend and there is a pretty good bet that temperatures will be falling from saturday all the way through monday.
some rescue crews. the dog, tucker, fell through the ice in utah on a walk yesterday. the dog's owner tried to get tucker out by using a rope but called 911 when it failed. the nearest fireetation also happened to have a water-rescue suit. once tucker was home and had a hot bath, firefighters got a photo to say thanks. firefighters say if you're heading out with your four-legged friends this winter be careful. "be aware of your animals. be their advocate. they're not gonna know that the ice is dangerous so if you're gonna bring them around those areas - make sure they're on leash." another dog was also rescued -- both should be fine.
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many schools have been working to make their lunches healtheir. now there's evidence showing this hard work may be paying off... kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live with more details. a new study led by the university of washington says school lunches are becoming healtheir... the study looked at over 7 thousand middle and high schoolers in washington state.... in 20-12... new rules went into effect that cap calories per meal and require at least one serving of fruits or vegetables... students are now getting more vitamins and minerals in their meals.... this study did not look at how much of the lunches students actually ate... but they say there is no evidence that students are throwing away more food.... we've got you covered.. live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. this study also found these healthier meals did not mean fewer people bought school lunches... even at places where students the problems continue for troubled german automaker volkswagen.
are suing volkswagen over its emissions cheating software. the federal agencies accuse the automaker of violating u-s environmental rules. the agencies are seeking up to 18 billion dollars in civil penalties. volkswagen has admitted that its diesel cars had illegal software installed to cheat emissions tests. general motors is investing 500- million dollars in ridesharing company lyft. as part of the investment, g-m will work to develop an on-demand network for self-driving cars. the companies will also set up short-term car rental hubs across the u-s. today, automakers will report the december sales of new vehicles in the country. trucks and s-u-v's are currently driving the demand due to gas prices being at their lowest in seven years. the final total of last years auto sales is expected to fall around 17- point-five million which would make 20-15 the strongest year for auto sales in history. big news for windows... windows 10 can now be found on more than 200 million computers, tablets and other devices.
launched in july. windows 10 is being installed faster than earlier versions. microsoft is hoping the new software helps it regain ground as it battles apple and google. you can probably guess which album was the biggest seller in 2015. it's official -- adele's album "25" sold the most copies. according to billboard, "25" closed out the year with nearly seven- and-a-half million copies sold. and adele's album was just released on november 20th-- so it sold all those copies in only six weeks! friday's rose bowl loss was a downer. this will take the sting out of all-american defensive back will return for his senior season. this morning, a number of reports say desmond king's mother has confirmed king will come back to iowa next fall. king -- a consensus all- american -- had eight interceptions
big lift for the hawkeyes hoping to build on this year's 12 and 2 season. its we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan next. (burke) at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even a stag pool party. (party music) (splashing/destruction) (splashing/destruction) (burke) and we covered it, october twenty-seventh, 2014. talk to farmers. we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two.
a quick update to the breaking news we brought you earlier this hour, a standoff is over in georgia, a woman and eleven children were being held hostage in a a swat team entered and is now suspect's injuries are or what led to the standoff in the first place eileen is back with another check of your storm track seven of your storm track seven forecast. breezy today with a chance of light rain and snow tracking in for wednesday. rain and snow thursday and friday will changeover to all snow friday night and
falling temps from saturday through monday... highs on monday will only be in the single digits. thanks for joining us, the today show is next and we'll be back in 25 minutes with more news and good morning. hello winter. after record-breaking warmth, a blast of arctic air stretches throughout the east. minus 3 in bangor, 8 degrees in boston, and here in new york city it's 11. are the bone-chilling temperatures here to stay? al is on the case. dominating. new national poll numbers out this morning show trump and clinton firmly in control of their respective party's presidential race. both with 17-point leads as the