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good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist is here now with your storm track seven forecast. good wednesday morning. we are dry right now across eastern iowa, and most of us stay that way through the affrnoon. here is a look at the storm track 7 live weather network cameras across eastern iowa. it's a quiet, calm and cool start. storm track 7 live doppler radar shows the dry conditions. we've had some breres in the clouous cover overnight as high clouds track in, but more clouds will track 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 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
and there could be freezjng drizzle late tonight, so that wiil 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 minututs. our top story this hour the search continues for a rare bike that was stolen from one eastern iowa front porch.... the bike elongs to a m m whose been dealing with cancer and
and it was the only way he could get around kwwl'samanda gilbert joins us live in the hewsroom... she caught up with this man and his dar falls police are asking people to be on the look- out... someone stole a motorized-bike from brett garbus... a man who doesn't have the money rit now for a car and who this empty porch was home to a one of a kind garbes says this was more than just a fun ride "there is no other bike like this..." after battling stomach cancer.... and dealing with a clogged artery... bret says it has been hard to get around... "if i walk up a flight of stairs... i ... it's nearly mpossible... "it really helped..... helped me get around..." "he uh pretty much used that "this is the motor it's mounted he needs to do.." standup: bret made these flyers to put up around town... hoping someone will ot
"it's the only one like this in iowa.. according to eruopa... where i bought it from." and "it took him a year to even be able to buy the bike itsf.." bret and his son started working on a reelacement bikee.. (nat) while waiting for this to show up again. "ive only heard back from one of my friends that they've een it in the waterloo area..... blue bike with an engine on the back...." as of today... this bike has been missing for a month... hes been using the bus when he ca and asking friends for help getting around.... he told me he's been worried about loosing his job.. we've got you covered... live in the newsroom... amanda
if you think you might have seen this bike or have any new this morning: cedar rpids 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 from surveillance cameras. if you can help police -- call them or linn county crime stoppers. a waterloo man is sentenced to 55 years in prison following a murder conviction. roderick ward jr. sentenced on a second degree murder charge this week following the 2014 death of gary wilson. authorities say the two were friends -- and ward was drunk when he shot wilson in the stomach with a shotgun. we've learned the name of a toddler hurt in a shooting this week. dubuque police say the boy is two- year-old jeremiah horsley. at last check -- he is stable at the university of iowa hospitals and clinics. he was shot on sunday night. no arrests have been made. police are investigating whether it was an accident. funeral services have been set for a teenager who died in a weweend canoe accident..
his girlfriends dad, 51- year-old michael felton, when it capsized. wymer was#a student at solon high school -- following his death the school held a vigil. wymer was a three sport athlete playing football, throwing on the track team, and a state qualifier in wrestling. (cg: brent sands /tanner's football coach) "i think back to thhperson that outstanding person and a very good role model for all of our students, so many people looked up to him, he impacted a lot of people i think that was pretty oovious by the tremendous turnout we had at the vigil." a celebration of life will be held saturday. visitation will beefriday, both will be at st mary's catholic church in solon. one man is stranded when his boat capsizes in tennessee. emergency ccews were able to get to the man, who has been duck a developing story this morning... the u-n security ccncil meets
hydrogen bomb. as reid binion tells us --this test could mark an important and troubling milestone. "with each nuclear test, the north's ability to develop a really effectiveveweapon, a warhead increases." mike chinoy, of the us- china institute, laying bare the seriousness of what north korea says was a successful test of a hydrogen bomb the reclusive regime released statement dedending the test, reeding in part: of aggression... is the legitimate right of a sovereign images of north korean leader kim jong un signing the order for it. the test could take das nuclear test site. the u-s geological survey says the event measured five-point-one in magnitude. it also set triggered a series of condemnations from if confirmed, the test would be a big ststp forward for north korea's military ambitions.
more powerful than the plutonium weapons pyongyang used in previous underground nuclear tests. jasper kim, of the asia- pacific global research group, says the real goal is more attention from the west. (jasper kim/founde asia- is a conversation, recognition, andespect from south korea, but evee more from south korea, from the united states." i'm reid binion reporting. a hydrogen bob produces a more powerful blast than atomic weapons, like the bombs dropped during world war two. as france remains under a state of emergency following the november terrorist attacks... paris markrk the anniversary of another set of attacks. it's been a year since the attacks on newspaper charlie hebdo, a kosher market, and police. the country's president is unveiling plaques around paris to honor the victims. unfortunately -- an error was made. one victim's name was misspelled on the plaque. the plaque was quickly removed and the spelling was apparently
cotninuing coverage -- president obama announces a 10- point plan to cut down on gun violence. it's facing criticism from republican lawmakers. the president spelled out the plpln yesterday. . one goaa is to plug looholes that allow guns to be bought online without background checks. he also wants to hire more efficient. he also had this to say... "for those in congress who so ofteerush to blame mental here's your chance to support these efforts. put your money where your mouth is." he's also calling for new technology to be developed to make guns safer. the president's pln a hot topic on the campaign trail -- several candidates sharere their opinions as they work to gather support ahead of the february first caucuses. during a campaign stop in cedar rapids, senator mrco rubio announcing what he'll do, if unconstitutional and anything that t bviously undermines the second amendment is
rubio says he will continue campaigning hard in iowa this month after receiving criticism he was not competing hard enough in the final push to the caucuses. senator ted cruz has a similar plan to rubio's when it comes to his response to the president's plan. the republican hopeful is currently in the middle of a i can tell you right now, those executive orders are not the pen hasgot an eraser cruz leads the republican presidential pck in recent polling here in ioww on the democratic side, hillary clinton is praising the "i know we are smart enough as a country to protect the guns out of the hands of felons, fugitives, stalker, and for goodness sakaks, potential
clinton make several stops in iowa yesterday, unveiling her plan to help families who have children with autism. she also had th to say aboutt her leading democratic competitior, senator bernie sanders. with respect to my opponent, who is a friend of mine, i think taking on wall street. fooer president bill clinton heads to iowa tomorrow to campaign for his wife in cedar rapids and dubuque. one of the mmst powerful evangelical voices in the nation - reverend franklin graham hits the campaign trail. graham kicked off a 50-state tour here in iowa. he plans to hold prayer rallles at all fifty state capitols. graham isn't endorsing any candidate...but wants people to choose candidates who will uphold the bible... "let's elect men and women in truthfully say once again, in god we trrt," franklin is the son of reverand
yet another report of a popular holiday gift spontnneously catching fire. a man was just riding this hoverboard in california - and all of the sudden it starts smoking... then a small explosion - and the hoverboard starts on fire. the oer says it was recently chargd - but not over-charged. attention onlinn. a bar manager speaking out after a customer complained about new year's eve service online. she wrote on the restaurant'' 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't be coming back..... we wouldn't w wnt anyone as cold "(did you ever think, 'oh man, i second thoughts?)as soon as i sent it, i was like, oh i hope that wasn't too much." the woman who suffered the heart attack is recovering at a hospital.
here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: welcome backki'm meteorologiit kyle kiel. threat tracker is in the yellow for this afternoon and evening. we will start the day with a mostly ccudy sky, but light now 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 but then we will see a transition to all rain with warmer temperatures. then on fridayythe rain and snow continues. 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 tt develop in colorado. this will track to
and eventually northeast throughout te next few days. it will be a slow moving system, so we will k kp 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 year with temperatures in the 20s. here are a look at the temperatures across eastern iowa. all of us hovering in the lower to middle 20s with the clouds that tracked in overnight. future track shows a mostly cloudy sky through noon today. then between two and three o'clock s when we will tart to see the snow track into the area. right now it looks like accumulations will generally be one inch or less and there could be freezing drizzle late tonight, so that will make thursday morning travel a little slick. as we go throughout the day on thursday we will see a mix of rain and snow. this
transition ooer 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 in the 30s. the rain will continue into thursday night and friday, here's the snowfall totals. after midnight. here's the forecast for today. we keep tonight we will continue with with a mix transitioning to rain sommimes with coll weather...comes beautiful art... check out these pictures coming from china at an international
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now on today in iowa...tips but no leads s ollowing a deadly hit and run near an iowa campus. a look at th efforts to prevent a similar tragedy. plus... a father is upset with the way his daughter was treated by airport security. and a man's onyl form of transportation is stolen -- police are asking for help finding it good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry galllgher. storm track seven meeorologist is here now
forecast. good wednesday morning. we are right now across eastern iowa, and most of us stay that way through the afternoon. here is a look at the storm track live eastern iowa. it's a quiet, calm and cool start. storm track 7 live doppler radar shows the dry conditions. we've had some breaks in the clouds cover vernight as hiih clouds track in, but more clouds will track in and eventually some precipitation, coming in the form of somelight snow later this afternoon. let's track out the next 12 hours or so. future track ssows a mostly cloudy sky through noon today. then between 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 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 details in just a few minutes. our top story this morring -- ames police still have no leads
deadly hit and run. officers
say they've received tips but all were dead ends. they're hoping new leads come in during the new semester. justin surrency shows us what police are working on to prevent this from appening aggn. recent improvements jacobs...((16:02:36- 16:02:43))'we tried to make improvements to that intersection at lincoln way and ash and make that as safe as possible but we will have to analyzz the situation.' almost a month later, ames police and city officials
little information...((15:40:43- 15:40:49))'it makes it difficult numerers leaa have lead nowwere...((15:34:24- 15:34:29)) 'i would say well over 50-60 tips have come in but most have safety((15:37:59- 15:38:12))'its more about awareness and education and in the end we ant responsible behavior from eveveone volved so thatll be our goal. we will hand out fliers and just talk about safety, our main concern.' commander tuttle says the program`has been the works for a while but implementtion s sped up aftftr jacobs was killed.d..((15:37:37- 15:37:51)) 'we have more and more students constantly crossing those intersections. we thought this was a great time as students come back to remind them that we want pedestrians to be fe, bicyclists to be safe and drivers to be responsible.' and the city of ames plans to work with the university on a safety study at the intersection.((16:02:08- 16:02:15))'well likely do a been defined yet.' ((16:02:45- 16:02:49)) 'there might be some improvements we can still make with audio and viiual cues for drivers and pedestrians but city
piece of information from the study can prove 16:03:48))'something we take very seriously, the safety of corridodo.'> if you have any information about the case.. the vehicle or the driver involved.. call ames police or story county crime stopers. a kwwl follow-up. a man now faces charges following an armed robbery at a waterloo store. in november, officers responded to save more foods after a man walked into the business with a gun and exhanged fire with one of the store's employoyes...who also had a gun just after that report, officers responded to a shooting. charles jones told them he'd been
city. now -- officers say jones was lying. he'd been hurt during the shootout at the store. yesterday officers arrested jones. he now faces robbery and other a developing story story this morning. north korea says its tested a hydrogen bomb. word spread after the ground shook in parts of north korea this morning. the country tessd the bomb underground. a hydrogen bomb produces a more powerful blast than atomic weapons like the bombs dropped during world watwo. the associated press says the announcement wws celebrated in the streets of north korea. the white house says it can't confirm the test. the u-n security council will today, a massachusetts 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 a friend offthe san bernardino gunman will be in court today authorities say the man did not
last month, but has been accused of buying two of the assault weapons used in the attack. the charges against him include providing support to terrorists. the san bernardino shootings one of the cases inspiring president obama's new gun sale restrictions. the white house is gearing up for a fight. tracie potts has more from washington... "every time i think about those kids he it gets me mad" "emotional, condescending lecture." 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 well." there's only so much mr. law: "there was no change at all in the law. the president simply restated what has been the law that... and obamacare: tonight, the house votes again to dismantle the president's signature health care program. for the first time, it
"the shame in thisinstitution is at it took 62 times for the sign it. "this is not going anywhere." the bill would strip millions from planned parenthood: "where exactly are the women in these areas supposed to go to geta pap smear or get a mammogram?" president obama and congress at odds - with his budget request just weeks away. millions for mentalalhealth... including restricting gun sales to people who are mentally ill. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. many gun retaiaiers have been reportiig increased sales due to the recent mass shootings and the president's promise to repsond. we wanted to look at the actual
first time buyer to get a gun? to buy a handgun, you have to be 21, get a conceal and carry permit or a permit to acquire throughghou local sheriff's office, and show a valid driver's license with a picture so they can identify you. to buy a long gun, like a rifle or shotgun, you have to be 18, have picture and pass a background check in the store. with the background check or the permit, it keeps the guns out of the felons hands. he can't come in here and buy a gun. nope, it works." the dubuque county sheriff's office says they've seen a big increase in permit applications--more than 600 combined conceal and carry and permit to acquire since the beginning of december. the dubuque county sheriff's office isn't alone. other sheriff's offices in iowa have also seen a spike. in pottawattamie county, the sheriff is issuing three times more permits ththn this same t tme last year. when things get in the media about purchasing firearms, how occur. in november -- his office issuud
permits. december -- 434. next week president obama gives his final state of the union address. we've learned who will give the republican response. it's south caroling governor nikki haley. at 43 -- she's thth nation's youngest governor -- and some consider her to be a potential vice presidential candidate in 2016. there might e another romney running for politicaa office. josh romnee mitt romney''son -- is seriously considering a run for governor of utah in 20-20. utah congressman jason chaffetz has also said he could run for governor. right now, he's chairman of the house oversight committee. decision 2016... it's only been on the airwaves for a day but donald trump's first t-v ad of the campaign is already getting a response from eastern iowans... the politicians can pretend it's something else. but donald ttump of muslims entering the united states until we can figure out what's going on
-- a response from the mother mosque of america. that's the country's oldest mosququ and it's in cedar rapids. according to time magazine, the director there invited donald trump to visit. no word on whether trump has responded to the invitation... an eastern iowa man is hoping things turn around -- and soon. someone stole his one-of-a kind bike. this was his only form of transportation... kwwl's amandaailbert joins s live e n the newsroom....she spoke with this man and his son about how difficult life has cedar falls police are asking the public for help.... a month ago from today someone stole a rare motorized-bike from bret garbes's front porch.. brett has been battling stomach cancer and has a clogged artery... so he strugges walking far distances... he told me he even has a hard time walking up the stairs to his home and can't ride a normal bike... he doesn't have the money to buy
right now.... and without his motorized-bike... he's had to rrly on friends and the bus to get around..." how is he going to get to brett's bike was worth at least one thousand one hundred dollar. he actually bought this bike to replace one he made that broke down... and he told me he's been worried about loosing his job becuase it's been hard to get around. we've got you covered.. l lve 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 cedar falls police or cedar valley crime stoppers. a father is furious about what happened to his 10- year-old daghter at the airport. he says t-s-a agents patted down the girl aftftr they found a juice box in her carry-on. it took about two minutes -- something the girl's father called an over- reaction...
everyone on the plane safe but she kept patting me down like,, 'pat down... pat down.' 'it was undertrained, maybe they need re-training, maybe they did everything by theook. i don't really know, but it was an uncomfortableesituation." the t-s-a says agents followed the rules when they patted down the girl. it's city budget time and for some that may mean a property tax increase. candle ready cakes in downtown dubuque has been in businessfor three years now. they have five employees...to help around...but they're all part-time...to keep costs low. the owner says they've been able to get by...but she's not surr a "commercial property is high in dubuque to reret, and i think think small business owners are gonne be affected by it." the dubuque city manager plans on
recommendation by february first. a geneus woman from the cedar valley hh died. betty mccoy was 89. you may remember her donation to the winneshiek county sheriff's office, so they could buy another k-9. she died after a long battle with stage four lung cancer. it's a first: a woman is now commandant at west point military academy. brigadier general diana holland is the firsrs woman to hold the title. she graduated from west point in 1990. her military education includes s. army command and general staff college and the school of advanced military studies. she's ommanded every level from company through division. its still to come... this is not your average police chase. the suspects have four legs! plus....e're expectiig one of ever...just how big? details ahead. the forecast from storm track
"now your storm track 77 forecast on kwwl." from theewwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecst information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: 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 im meteorologist
kiel. threat tracker is in the yellow for this afternoon and evening. we will start the day with a mostly cloody 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 but the we will see a transition to all rain with warmer temperatures. thenn friday the rain and snow continues. storm track 77live doppler rrar shows dry conditions here across eastern iowa. so your morning commute wwll be fine. we do have increasing moisture to our southwest, all associated with
continues to developpin colorado. this will track toto the east and eventually northeast througout 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 year with temperatures in e 20s. here are a look at the temperatures across eastern iowa. all of us hovering in the lower to middle 20s with the clouds that tracked in overerght. 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 trackkinto the areaaright
and there could be freezing drizzle late tonight, so that will make thursday morning travel a little lick. as we go throughout the day on thursday
heavy, but it will be aaold into thursday night and friday, generally looking at an inch or showers, mainly off to the west. forecast. afternoon snow today, continues as we go
through the talk about an unusual police chase... a mother goat and her two babies evaded indiana animal control officers for seveal hours. this all happened near an interstate. the chase led authoririies across several major streets. eventually, the whole family was caught by animal control officers and taken to the shelter. first." "we had some good laughs of 'you're looking for a what?'" officers are now loloking for the
its still to come... it's the fight against tobacco all over again. new reports find a disturbing number of teens are picking up a different kind of smoking... 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 18-million middle and high
are exposed to advertisements for e-cigarettes..... it's a statistic the government says is helping fuel a rapid rise of e- cigarette use among teens. a c-d-c survey found 70-percent of middle andhigh school sudents have seen ads for electronic cigareees, whether iis in store, online, on tv or in print. and e-cigarette use went from about 1-percent of high school students in 2011... to more than 13- percent by 2014... "there is an increasing amount of e eidence that when an even permanent ways that can be very damaging and problematic in terms of addiction, tobacco, and other cognitive problems." the f-d-a is expected to regulate e- cigarettes... however, those regulations have not yet been announced. businesses may have to get a little more creative to help employees lose extra weight. researchers from the university of pennsylvania enrolled about 200 overweight adults in
wellness programs. if they lost body fat, they could reduce their health insurance premiums. after a year, no change. experts say reduced premiums may be ineffective for some people because they're typically hidden in paychecks and aren't obvious to employees. panera bread says its entire soup category is now "clean" - meaning it's free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives. the company says the journey to "clean" soup was a meticulous one... and that it went through 60 revisions in preserving the soups. today's announcement is the latest step in panera's commitment to clean food and a transparent menu. most americans don't have enough savings tooay for an uneepected expense. according to a new report released today by bankrate dot com, 63 percent of american adults can't afford an unexpected expense...like a 500 dollar car room visii the study found people will first cut back on restaurant meals when money gets tight, followed by reducing spending on
millions across the countryryare giving lady luck a chance in hopes they'll haa more than just savings... the powerball jackpot is now an estimated 450- million dollars for today's drawing. that would be the sixth-largest jackpot ever in north america. so on tuesday... people lined up to get the lottery tickets.... and hope that lady luck is on their side. the umbers will be announces tonight riggt here on kwwl. its we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel next. is back with another check of hey! this holiday, u.s. cellular's giving you 15 gigs of data for just $70! but i wanted a pony. [ gasps ] you're getting data. pony-sized data? u.s. cellular sized data. 15 gigs of good, strong data you can actually use because it works in the middle of anywhere. i'd like $100! you're getting $400 in promo cards! yes! switch to u.s. cellular
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. rnie sanders underststds how pharmaceututal companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he undndstands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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back in 25 minutes with more news and weather. have a great day. breaking news. north korea claiaing it susuessfully tested its first hydrogen bomb overnight. the tremor of the size of a moderate earthquake. the reaction in countries around the world, swift and intense, but was it really an h-bomb, and if so, what didn't u.s. intelligence know it was coming? cruz in the cross hairs. donald trump q qstions ted cruz's citizenship, much like he