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start. storm trak 7 live dopplererradar shows the dry conditions. we've had some breaks in the clouds cover overnight as high clouds coming in the form of some light snow later this afternoon. let's track out the next 12 hours or so. future track shows a mostly two and three o'clock is when we will start to see the snow generally be one inch or less and there could be freezing drizzle late tonight, so that will make thursday morning travel a little slick. here's the forecast for today. temperatures will be in the details in just a few minutes. continuing coverage this morning... it's been three weeks since an iowa state student -- an eastern iowa native -- was killed in a hit and run. the driver didn't stop to help.
tips in the case. officers infestigated all of thm... and say they were all dead-ends. investigators hope new l lads come in once classes resume at iowa state on monday. finding that driver is what police are mosn focused on... but it's ot the only thhng. they want to prevent something like this from happening again. and now, the city and police are working together to make dangerous intersections safer... those intersectjons. we thought this was a great time as students come back to remind them thattwe want pedestrians to be safe, bicyclists to be safe and drivers to be responsible.' the city of ames plans to work with iowa state university on a safety study as well. services are set for a teenager who diedn a canoe accident over the weekend. tanner wyme was canoeingngith his girlfriends dad, michael felton, when the canoe overturned in the water. wymer was a student at solon high school. he was a threesport athlete who played football, cocoeted in track, and was a state qualifier in wrestling.
athlete but just even a more up to him, he impacted a lot of people i think that was prettyybvious by the emendous turnout we had at the vigil." a celebration of life will be held saturday. visitation will be sunday, both will be at st mary's catholic church in solon. one man is stranded when his boat capsizes in tennessee. emergecy crews were able to get to the man, who has been duck hunting when n e hit a utility line. the white house is gearing up for a fight on president obama's new gun sale restrictions. there's also another vote happening today to repeal obamaare - and this time it could land on the president's desk. tracie potts is following the latest developments from washington. "every time i think about those kids he it gets me mad" "emotional, condescending
republicans aren't thrilled either: "once again we've seen the president overstep his authority. and every time he has done this it has not ended sellers must do background checks... doesn't change the law: "there was no change at all in time, it could also pass the enate. "the shamm in this institution way to the president's desk!" the bill would strip millions from planned parenthood:
in these areas supposed to go to congress at odds - with his that request will include millions for mental health... including restricting gun sales to people who are mentally ill. tracie potts, nbc ews, washington. meantime business is soaring for people selling guns. but we wanted to look at the actual process--how easy is it for a first time buyer to get a gun? get a conceal and carry permit or a permit to acquire through your local sheriff's office, and show a valid driver's license with a picture so they candentify you. to buy a long gun, likekea rifle or shotgun, you have to be 18, have a valid driver's license with picture and pass a background check in the store... "with the background check or the permit, it keeps the guns#
can't come n here and buy gun. nope, it works." the dubuque county sheriff's office also says they've seen a big influx n permit applications. in one iowa county, gun permits spiked. pottawattamie county has given out three times the number of permits it did a year ago. when things get in the media good influx when that does occur. in november -- his office issued 179 permits. last month, that number jumped to 434. now to a developing story... the u-n security councncl meets today to address north korea's claim that it's tested a hydrogen bomb. it's the latest step in north korea's pursuit of a nuclear arsenal... but reid binion tells us --this test could mark an important and troubling milestone. "with each nuclear test, the mike chinoy, of the us- china institute, laying bare the hydrogen bomb
released a statement defending the test, reading in part: "the dprk's access to h- bomb of justice, standing against the u.s., the chieftain of aggression... is the legitimate right of a sovereign state" a televised announement of the test... ...was followed by images of north korean leader kim jong un signing the order for it. the test could take days to confirm, but u-s officials say they are aware of a seismic the u-s geological survey says tte event measured five-point-one in magnitude. it also set triggered a series of condemnations from regional leaders including south korea and jjan.... if confirmed, the test would be a big step forward for north korea's military ambitions. a hydrogen bomb is more powerful than the plutonium weapons pyongyang used in previous underground nuclear tests.
pacific global research group, says the realgoal is more pacific global research group) "whaa north koree really wants is a conversation, recognition, and respect from south korea, but even more from south korea, from the united states." i'm reed binion reporting. a hydrogen bomb produces a more powerful blast han atomic weapos, like the bombs dropped during world war two. asasrance remains uuder a state of emergency following the november terrorist attacks...the city marks the anniversary of another tragedy. it's been a year since the attacks on newspaper charlie hebdo. the country's p pesident is unveiling plaques around paris to honor the victims. a united airlines flight slid off a runway this morning in washington state. the flight was ssheduled to depart from spokane international airport when it slid off the runway and into a snowbank. it's believed icy conditions caused the accident. no injuries were reported. yet anothee report of a popular
a man was riding this hoverboard in california - and all of the sudden it starts smoking... ththn a small explosion - and the hohoerboard catches fire. the owner says it was recently charged - but not over-charged. an eastern iowa man is hoping things turn around -- and soon. someone stole his onon-of-a kind bike. he's battled stomach cancer and heart problems-- and this was his only form of transportation.... kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in the newsroom....she spoke withhthis man and his son about how difficult life has been without the bike. ally- cedar falls police are asking the public for help.... a month ago from today someone stole a rare motorized-bike from bret garbesss front porch.. this is what the bike looks like... it's worth at least one thousand one hundred dollars... after dealing wit stomach cancer and a clogged artery... brett garbes.....he mannwho owns the bike.... has a hard time getting around... this was his only form of `transportation.. "it reallyhelped...... helped "how is he going to get to
all the stuff he needs to do?" bret's on says one of his friends might have spotted the bike in waterloo.... the place where they bought the bike told me they've never seen or sold another bike like this one.. this bike was actually a replacement for another bike bret had.... that bike broke down... and now that this bike was stolen... bret has been using he bus and asking friends for help getting around. we've got you covered live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. if you think you might have seen this bike or have any information on where it might the city of dubuque is working on adopting a new budget. r some...thatatould mean paying more for property taxes. the dubuque city council voted against a proposed tax hike for commercial properties. and now --,they're working on a lower
still aren't'tin favor of ii that no matater what they do, it's gonna be passed down to the gonne be affected by it." the city manaar plans onn submitting a new budget recommendation by february first. if there is a property tax increase - owners won'' see it until fall when their bill goes out. we're hearing from a bar manager this morning, after a customer complain about new y]ar's eve servic online. she wrote on therestaurant'' facebook page she would never return. bar staff was focused on another customer -- a woman who suffered a heart attack at the restaurant. a manager responded to the complaint stating 'i'm glad to hear that she won'ttbe coming back... we wouldn't want anyone as cold hearted and nasty as you returning" ... "(did you ever think, 'oh man, i sent it, i was like, oh i hopp that wasn't too much." he shared the post with his
millionnacross the cocontry are giving lady luck a chance. the powerball jackpot is now an estimated 450- million dollars for today's drawing. that would be the sixtt-largest jackpot ever in north america. people are already lining up to get the lottery tickets.... hoping that lady luck is on their side. it's coming up on today in iowa.... are you prepared for an unexpected expense? a new report says a majority of americans don't have enough in their savings. plus... ptrong winds wreak havoc ininone state, including blowing off the shingles from this building. storm track 7 live doppler radar is dry right now, but we are this afternoon. details coming up in just a few#minutes. "you're watchiig kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa."
forecast on kwl." 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. whatathis campaign is about is to demand that we create an
economy that works for all of us rather than a handfufu of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty.
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team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weaththr team: from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather tm. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7
tete: welcome back i'm meteorologgst kyle kiel. threat tracker is in the yellow for th afternoon and evening. we will start the day with a mostly cloudy sky, but light ow showers wi track in later this afternoon and especially this evening and overnight. tomorrow we will start off with a mix of ain and snow, perhaps a little freezing drizzle but then we will see a transition to all rain wh warmer temperatures.
storm track 7 live doppler radar shows dry conditions here across eastern iowa. so your morning commute will be fine. we do have increasing moisture to our southwest, all associated with an area of low pressure that continues to develop in colorado. this will track to the east and eventually northeast throughout theenext few days. it will be a slow moving system, so we will keep wintry precipitation in the forecast over the next seveeal dayay. here are a look at the weather tracker temperatures. we are doing good for this time of
with tempeeatures in thee20s. here are a look at the temperatures across eastern iowa. all of us future track shows a mostly accumulations will generaly be thursday morning travel a little transition over to all rain as cold rain with those snow as temperatures drop below freezing. here's the snowfall totals. generally looking at an inch or less as we go through tonight. we keep temperatures in the off to the west. tonight we will forecast. afternoon snow ttay, cctinues as we go through thee
possible mini tornado swept through an area and caused some significant damage to some buildings. the winds were strong enough to litererlly blow a porrion of the shingles off of this building. some other businesses in the city suffered the same fate. it's coming up on today in iowa.... a first for saturday night live -- as one popular fifihter is set to host the show later this month. plus... working to become a world champion sign spinner -- it's a real competition and these guys want to go. stay with k-w-w-l, we've got you covovred.
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migg enjoy having more characters. nearly two in three americans don't have enough savings to pay for an unexpected expense. according to a new report released todaa by bankrate d dt com, 63 percent of american adults can't afford an unexpected expense such as a 500 dollar car repair or a one-thousand dollar emergency room visit. only 37 percent have enough money saved up. u-f-c star ronda rousey is
her talents to 30 roc rousey is set to host saturday night live on jjnuary 23rd -- making her the first ever mixed martial artist and female fighter to host the show. rousey is coming off the first loss of her career -- after being knocked out ii november. this is a competition you don't see every day. sign spinning. about a dozen people showcased their moves to see who is the bessign spinner inncolorado. sooe of the artists say sign spinning is a really good workout- it's even meditative at times. one competitor pays the spinning can go as fafa as anyone wantt to i've gotten a black eye, but want to go for those really hard core tricks, you can mess up." the winner of the competition gets a free trip to lls vegas to compete in
now on today in iowa: reaction all over the state to the president's plans totry and keep weapons ouw of the hands f pottntial killers. plus -- an arrest made
weeks after an armed robbery in waterloo. one thing that tipped off police !- the suspect needed their help. and monkey business being celebrated this morning. people on facebook go to work to make sure a child is reunited with her favorite toy. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. andd
torm track ssven meteorrlogist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. good wednesday morning. we are dry right now across eastern iowa, and 4& most of us stay that way through the afternoon. here is a look at the storm track 7 live weather network cameras across eastern iowa. it's a quiet, calm and cool start. stormtrack 7 live oppler radar shows the dry condititins. we've had me breaks in the clouds cover overnight as high clouds track in, but more clouds will track in and eventually some precipitation, coming in the form of some light snow later this afternoon. let's track oot the next 12 hours or so. future track shows a mostly cloudy sky through noon today. then between two and three o'clock is when we will start to see the snow track into the area. right now it looks
generally be one inch or less and there could be freezing drizzle late tonight, so that will make thursday morning travel a little slick. here's the forecast for today. temperatures will be in the lower to middle 30s with a south wind 10 to 20 miles per hour. colder temperatures on the way. details in just a few minutes. we begin this morning with a developing story out of north korea. that country says it hydrogen bomb. word spread after the ground shook in
parts of north korea
the country tessed the bomb underground. a hydrogen bomb produces a more powerful blast than atomic weapons like the bombs dropped during world war two. the associated press says the announcement was celebrated in the streets of north korea. the white house says it can't confirm the test. the u-n security council will meet today to talk about it. this morning, the president's 10-point plan to cut down on gugu violence is
being condemned by most republican lawmakers. he spelled out the plan yesterday. one goal is to plug loopholes t& that allow guns to be bought online withoututbackground checks.. he also wants to hire more agents to make the system of background checks more efficient. he also had this to say... "for those )n congress wxo so these efforts. put your mmney wherereyour mouth is." he's also calling for new technology to bedeveloped to make guns safer. the president's executive action on guns -- is the big issue on
hillary clinton calls it a crucial step forward. she campaigned n osage yesterday. she says she supports the president's plan. "i know we are smart enough and do more to keep guns out of the hands of felons, fugitives, stalker, and for goodness sakes, potential terrorists." clinton has unveiled her own proposals to cut down on gun violence -- but endorsed what the president wans to do -- even before his official announcement. in cedar rapids s - republicaa presidential hopeful marco rubio says he'll tear up any executive action on guns if he's elected. he says he believes the president is obssed with undersining the second amendment... "i oppose gun violence and i or is doing wiil prevent itt law is, they violate it, that's why they're criminals." senator rubio continues a
a town hall today in marshalltown. a fellow republican -- who's leading the polls in iow -- says he woullalso overturnnhe president's executive orders. senator ted cruz had this to say i can tell you right now, those executive orders are not the worth paper they'rerinted on because whe you live by the pen, you die by the pen. and my pen has got an eraser. senator cruzs in western iowa today, but will make several stops in eastern iowa lar this week. new this morning: cedar rapids police hope you can help identify two robbery suspects. officers say they held up the kum & go on 1st avenue northeast on december 21st. cedar rapids police posted these clips fromurveillance cameras. if you can help police -- call thememr linn county crime stoppers. a waterloo man -- convicted of second degree murder is going to prison for a long time.
wilson. he's been sentenced to 55 years authorities say the two were friends -- and ward was drunk when he shot wilson in the in the hospital after a shooting. dubuque police say the boy is two- year-old jeremiah horsley. police say -- at lst check -- he is stable at thth university of iowa hospitals and clinics. he was shot on sunday night. no charges have been filed. police say they're investigating whether this was an accident. an l-s-u football player is recovering this morning after being wowonded in a knife fight at a club. starting tight- end dillon gordon was injured. authorities are still investigating, but the head coach i laying down the law. he says his players can no lonnr go to bars... worth it. the reason you go out take place in class. you don't have to go to a fight night." gordon was released from the hospital yesterday. he's eected to mak a full
looking ahead to the rest of thh day: a friend of the san bernardino gunman will be in court. authorities say the man did not take part in the mass shooting last month, but has been cused of buying two of the assault weapons used in the attack. the charges against him include providing support to terrorists. mother is in court in connection with the death of her two-year old daughter. the woman will be arraigned on charges of being an accessory after the fact to the murder of bella bond. the child's remains were found on a beach last summer. tonya couch, the mother of the so--called "afflulunza teen" is in court --after being sent back to the u-s. authorities believe she and her son ethan headed to mexico as prosecutors investigated whether he violated his probation. ethan couch was sentenccd to 10 years probation for a drunk driving crash that killed four people. hes still in mexico, where he's fighting deportation to the u-s. a father is furious about what happened to his 10- ear-old daughter at the airport. he says t-s-a agents patted down the girl after they found a juice box in something the girl's father
reaction... "well i know it's to keep like over and over." "maybe the tsa agents were bad apples, ybe they were undertrained, maybe they need re-training, maybe they did everything by the book. i don't really know, but it was an uncomfortable situation." the t-s-a says aaents followedd the rules when they patted down the girl. a kwwl follow-up. a man now faces charges after an armed robbery at a waterloo store. in november, officrs went to save more foods after a man walked in with a gun and shot wereefired between him and one of the store's employees... who also had a gun. after that report -- officers were also called to a shooting. charles jones told them he'd been shot in a different part of the city. now ---officers sayyjones was lying. he'd been hurt during the
he now faces robbery and other charges -- including filing a new this mooning... a man loses his only form of transportation just as he overcomes stomach cancer.... someone stole his rare-motorized bike from the front porch kwwl's amaada gilbert joins us live in the newsroom... and amanda, you caught up with him. brett garbus dealt with stomach cancer and a clogged artery... he can't walk far distances... he says he even struggles wawaing up the stairs into his home...and can't ride a normal bike.... he doesn't have the money for a car... and now someone has stolen his motorized bike... theeonly way he has been able to get to a one of a kind bike....until right here...." the bike's owner brett "there is no other bike like this..." after battling stomach cancer.... and deallng with a clogged artery... bret says it has been hard to get around... "if i walk up a flight of stairs... i
this bike was worth at least one thousand one hundred dollars... as of today it's been missing we've got yy covered live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. if you think you might have seen this bike or have any information on where it might be... call edar falls police or cedar valley crime stoppers. facebook is known for many things... this morning, it's all about lost and found. wendy bell tells us a little rl is thrilled because ofofit. jeffrey. i was never a big the story. he is her best friend, they picnic together, celebrate birthdays, get ice tons of family photos, so when sierra lost monkeke after saturday's this local family freaked. the event center had had checked, it wasn't in our section, i told them the route we walked. enter malcolm jamison. it lookk very loved so i dad. they picked it up and we decided we should try to fine looked very loved. reporter: the boys found picture of and decided to put it on ffcebook. would share the
we weren't expecting it to get shared as much as it was. nearly 3,000 shares and less than a day later, the feel just really happy that he's home. and i just hope that they're listening to this, because i really hope that they forked how i feel right now. i hope they undndrstand how i now. i'm glad that she got her monkey back, really happy. really happy we still have a lot to get to
morning... including a special concert that's tough for us to hear... because i i's not meant for humans. and once again, iowa finds itself behind by double digits in the first half... can they battle back again... just like they did at purdueueon saturday? storm track 7 live doppler radar is dry, but we are tracking some snow for later this afternoon. details coming up. "you're watching kwwl, we've g gt you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." "now your storm track 7
for this afternoon and evening. we ill start the day with a a stly cloudy sky, but light snow showers will track in later this afternoon and especially this evening and overnight. tomorrow we will start off with a mix of rain and snow, perhaps a little freezing drizzle bututthen we willlsee a transstion to all rain with warmer temperatures. then on friday the rain and snow continues. storm track 7 live doppler radar shows drr conditions here across eastern iowa. so your morning commute will be fine.
to our ssuthwest, all associated with an area of low pressure that continues to develop in colorado. this will track to the east and eventualaly northeast throughout the next few days. it will be a slow moving system, so we will keep wintry precipitation in the forecast over the next several days. here are a look at the weather tracker temperatures. we are doing good for this time of
with temperattres in the 20s. here are a look at the temperatures across eastern iowa. all of us hoevering in the lower to middle future track shows a mostly cloudy skk through noon today. then between two anan three o'clockkis when we will start to see the like accumulations will generally be one inch or less and there could be freezing drizzle late toniht, so that will make thursday morning travel a little slick. as we e o throughout thhday on thursday we will see a mix of rain and freezing. the rain won't be too terribly heavy, but it will be a cold rain with those temperatures inthe 30s. future trdck shows a mostly cloudy sky through noon today. then betwewen two and three o'clock is when we will start to see the like accumulations will generally be one inch or less and there could be freezing drizzle late tonit, so that will make hursday morning travel a little slick. as we go see a mix of rain and snow. this will transition over to all rain as temperatures warm above freezing. the rain won't be too terribly heavy, but it will be a cold rain with those temperatures i the 300. futuue track shows a mostly see the snsnw track into the thursday morning travel a little some animals are lovin' the
some animals are lovin' the winter weather they'rseeing. this is video from the oregon zoo after snow fell. this might be the seals' best attempt at making a snow angel -- we don't know for sure -- but it looks like they're aving fun. most of us don't like the sight of ice this time of year -- but one man in the netherlands does. he's determmed to makeethe best of a frozen situation.
imagination -- he turns an ice- covered road into his ogn personal skating rink. it's still to come this morning: the hawkeyes are on a rolol. can they keep it going against nebraska -- even after falling in a deep hole early? the highlights next. plus -- officers call it a first. no kidding around. they have to chase a family of you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in shellsburg, dike, marquette and all of eastern iowa the red hot hawkeyes continue
look good early on. iowa -- ranked 19th -- hosting nebraska llst night at carver -- and the huskers came out strong. they scored the first ten points of the game. finally, the hawks get it going. jarro uthoff with the steal and a pull-up ttee -- makes it 12-7. uthoff would have another big night with 25 points, eight rebounds and four blocks. mike gesell would have 22 points and 10 assists as iowa holds off in the big ten for the first time in 13 years. theer next game isisa week from thursday at michigan state. now to one unusual chase. a mother goat and her two babies evaded animal control officers for several urs this week. it happened in indiana. the chase covered several "well in my 11 years, this is a 'you're looking for a what?'"
owner of the animals. this isno dog and pony show... instead, it't' a concert juut for gs. new york's times square hosted the concert this week. dogs were given priority seating. they sat next to the speakers because the music was played at a low, dog-friendly frequency. people could hear the performance with wireless headphones. it's you're watching today in iowa on k- w-w-l.
bike...the only way he's able to get around... the bike was stolen. plusus..a developing story thhs morning. north korea claims it's tested a hydrogen bomb. the united nations will be meeting this morning. and they say the customer is always right... but after one woman complains online about the service she receceves... the restaurant fires back. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is