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are tracking into the area and acting as a blanket in many areas and we will see that cloud cover expand northward and then some snow showers track in, especially this afternoon. that could lead to some problems tonight and ttmorrow as thosese winds pipik up. i'll have more details coming up in a few minutes. as eileen said... this morning we are dealing with very cold.... possibly dangerous temperatures.... it's important to make sure you are prepared for the weather before leaving home to avoid dangers like frostbite. storm`track seven's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo... tell us about the extra precacations some are taking to stay safe. ally- right now i'm outside the bus shelter for the waterloo school
this is actually a new... the waterloo school district moved their buses here in july... and for the first time... these heating building overnight... a lot of schools districts in eastern iowa don't have an indoor garage... there still is a llt of prep that g ges into getting the buses ready for school.... drivers arrive about two hours before they start their routes so there's enough time for the buses to warm up.... but it's also important to mmke sure kids are prepared to wait at the bus stop "make sure they're dressed in mittens, and their glvoes and their hats. but make sure you dont send them out to the bus their feet warm... it's so easy for them to get cold." kathi says they will send out an-all call... letting parents know if anan buses will be late....
their kids indoors until the bus pulls up.... she doesn't want them running and slipping or getting hurt. also spoke with a doctor at allen hospital... and she says it's important to cover all extremeties... especiialy fingers.. nose ... ears.. and toes... hose are most tikely to get frostbite first. we've got you covered live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. it's also impprtant to have emergency supplies with you in your car in case you become stranded on the road. to avoid those chilly rides to work -- many people are starting their cars -- and letting them an your vehicle. exhaust flowing from the back of a car and an empty seat are things
took 287 stolen vehicle reports in 2015 and about 75% of the stolen vehicles were left unlocked with keys inside or left running. new this morning.... singer david bowie has died following a battle with cancer. bowie died sunday "surrounded by his family and friends" after an 1818month battle. the singer had just released his 25-th album "blackstar" on friday, his birthday. he was 69 years old. two people have been killed and more than 1-1-hundred buildings destroyed by a wildfire that continues to burn out of control. the fire has now burned through some 177-thousand acres of land in australia. around 60 firefighters have flown in to help... asasirefighters weweunderstand the pressures and the workload that these guys and girls have been under the last couple of days battling these fires." a state of emergenny has been declared and five nearby towns have been evacuated. admitted drug lord "el chapo" is back behind bars at the same prison he eaped from injuly.
while on the run he agreed to a secret interview with one of with a narcotics empire at his command... and two prison breaks under his belt... ...andndit appears, that's just what he wanted - a bio-pic, a project he had been planning for a while. so it was fitting when - a day after el chapo's friday arrest... ...actor sean penn publishededan article about his secret meeting with the drug lord in the mountainous mexican jungle, in october. in penn's piece for rolling stone, el chapo boasted of his narcotics empire... ...his prison escapes... and once refererd to donald trump as "mi amigo." he later answered penn's questions with videotaped responses.....explaining his path to drug trafficking. (el chapo) "i was raised in a penn says the interview was planned by kate del actress. she reportedly began communicating with chapo during his second stint in pririon in 20-14, years after a controversial tweet about the drug lord. in 20-12 she tweeted
el chapo guzmaa than in the governments that hide the truth from me even though it is painful." she later told c-n-n that it was meant to criticize politicial leaders, not praise guzman. with her name yet againin tiee to his... ...and mexican officials looking to question her and penn, del castillo has not commented since the publication of the article. as for el chapo, he insists that his way of ife was the only one available to him. (el chapo) "as i said, where i grew up there was no other way, and there still isn't a way to survive." reid binion, kwwl news. the drug lord will fight extradition to the u-s, and the process could take months. police say someone has tried to burn down the former home f an ex-cop facing murder charges. police say a neighbor put out a small fire in michael slager's former home in south carolina
witnesses said they saw someone running away before the fire. slager caught national attention after a video showed him shooting a man last april. slager was released on bond last week. his trial is set for october. tensnsons remain hii in the philadelphia police department after a new threat against officers surfaces. investigators say an anonymous tipster told police "the threat is not over" and that three "radical" shooters are active. the tip comes three days after a man is accused of approaching an officer's patrol car and opening fire at close range. the tipster says the man is part of a larger group and that philadelphia police need to "be careful." emergency crews in pennsylvania rescued a worker who got trapped in a hole at least 14- feet deep. police say h got stuck while he was working n a sewer line. rescuers managed to pull him out about two hours later. the worker was taken to the hospital. decision 2016...new poll numbers are out. just three weeks away from the caucucues, and both thehe republican and democratic races and neck and neck.
news - wall street journal marist poll.... republican senator ted cruz leads donald trump by f fur points among likely caucus-goers. on the democratic side.. former secretary of state hillary clinton is now just three points ahead of senator bernie sanders... both are within the margin of error...making the races a virtual tie. bernie sanders working to capitalize on his momentum -- wrapping up a four-day swing rough iowa today. he e alked about his rising poll numbers during a forum on veterans issues in marshalltown yesterday. he said when races get tight.. there are often more attacks, "the turnonots that we are in iowa we will have had rallies and i think that's why we're going to win this thing." sanders has multiple campaign stops scheduled for central iowa today. he was in eastern iowa friday.
iowa today. she'll be in waterloo this afternoon for an organizing evenn. this comes after she picked up the endorsement of the planned parenthood action fund. clinton addressed republicans trying to defund planned parenthood and said they would bring the age. "when planned parenththod is threatened, the health of women and a lot of men too, all across our country is threatened." this is the first time the organization has endorsed a primary. clinton said she was "honored" by the endorsement and promised to "fight together" with the organization. despite low polling numbers -- more than 70 people showed up to see former senator rick santorum as he talked about the importance of meeting one-on-one with iowans leading up to the caucus... "a lot can happen and the reason aaot can is becuase exexerts say are best for them. they go out and do what these 75-80 people are doing here tonight; which is come out, meet the candidates, and kick
ntorum will beein eastern iowa tomorrow, holding a town hall in independence. many people already celebrated the new year -- but for nearly two- thousand people in waterloo -- yesterday isshe new year. it's called the karen new year -- and it's celebrated by burmese people around the world. many groups from iowa and minnesota performed at the five sullivan brothers convention center in waterloo. traditionally, this celebrates the end of rice planting and the beginning of a new season, performers tell us they're happy "change the mind on them, like "oh i don't like them" but maybe they can change their opinion when they see them and how they present themselves" interesting fact...the karennnew year was elebrated inin evansdale last year, which attracted more than 3-hundred and 50 people. thats why this year they brought it to the convention center where they could host a lot more people one party's over...but others are no doubt just begiiing out in hollywood.
wrapped up honoring the year's best in movies and tv. jinah kim gives us a look at that frootier revenge best director.....and best actor for leonardo dicaprio. nats of dicaprio "this film was about survival, it was about adaptation." honors for best really do!" in the tv categories, cookie lyon's alter ego, taraji p. henson, passed out cookies on her way nats of henson "cookies for everyone tonight" "mad men"'s jon hamm took best actor for his work on
while first year computer hacker series "mr. robot" captured best drama. comedy and best actor for gael garcia bernal. nats of bernal "this is really incredible. it's a big surprise!" rachel bloom was also caught off guard nats of bloom "oh my god!" winning best actress for "crazy ex- girlfriend". first ever globe.....best supporting actor for "creed"----playing the role he thank my imaginary friend, rocky balboa, for being the best friend i ever had." a golden moment....on a golden night. jinah kim, nbc news, beverly hills. some of the night's other winners include kate winslet, who
best animated feature went to "inside out". it's coming up on today in iowa.... colder weather means fewer people ootside... and that's translating into fewer customers for a popular ride sharing service. how uber is getting more competitive -- coming up. plus... it's golf, but with your feet. we'll introduce you tooa sport that's popular enough to have a world cup. clouds are making a big difference in temperatures this morning... above zero with the clouds, below without. we keep colder than normal temps much of this week and we may even see some snow today and tonight. i'll have more comig up. "you'reeatching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan.
"now your storm track 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: we could see some light snow and flurries today and tonight with breezy conditions tonight and tomorrow. this will lead to dangerous wind chills late tonight and tuesday morning. this morning, we are dealing with clouds that are affecting our temps... stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will show that mix throughout the morning. the blanket
this mornii. we have teens in the south and negative numbers north, but we are actually much warmer than this poot yesterday morning over much of the state... but we still have a few wind chills down to -20 this morning in areas w wh clear skies. winds will stay light today, but will start to pick up out west this afternoon. we will keep the clouds today, although some areas of sunshine will occur.
will track in, too,,ut amounts will be light as the disturbance tracks mainly to our north. we will be breezy and cold tonight and tomorrow... mps today onlylya little better than yesterday with the cold air returning for tuesday. we will have highs in the low teens to mid 20s with some light snow and flurries, mainly this afternoon. light snow could end up around an inch tonight, but blowing snow will be the main concern as winds pick up to 10-20 mph. this will also drop wind chills to -15 to -25 by morning. and it will stay breezy most of tuesday as highs struggle to get out of the single digits over most of the vieeing aaea. we will wwrm into the it's coming up on today
it's cutting ride prices in 100 u-s cities. it's something uber has done in the past because of supply and demand. in the quad cities, the cost went down nearly 50 percent. this comes as uber may be making its way to iowa city. the city has been talking with uber for a while... and is confident interested in the idea as well... "it could bring a lot of jobs to "if uber and iowa city can make it work, i think it coulul work here. i think it'll be beneficial overall to the some people said they would prefer to walk to their destination or use the bus line... but many people in iowa city... especially students... think uber will make getting around the city more convenient. meantime rumors of an apple car are flurry. the tech giant has registered apple dot car and other auto-related domains, fueling speculation it may be developing a self-driving car. apple already has a car-related product called carplay... which
built-in display. if you're looking to connect with someone -- online dating season is in full swing. christmas day to valentines day is the busiest time of year for online daters. match-dot-com expects to see a whopping 60 percent surgegein new members from christmas to vavaentine's day. other dating sites report similar patterns. christian mingle- dot-com says its new membership signups increase 41 percent. it's a game that combines soccer and golf...and it's popular enough to have a world cup and a u-s team. it's called "footgolf" players must kick the ball into a hole in as few kicks as possible, avoiding classic golf obstacles like water hazards, sand traps and rough grass. the u-s took first place in the team category and
someone from argentina won the individual competition. it's coming up on today
iowa.... people all across the country made a daring effort to not wear pants yesterday. we'll tell you why. some daring people took part in on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as
one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she gets the job done for us.
hundreds bared their legs for a ride on the train in austria and romania. the tradition began in new york and spread to other cities. anyone with a valid ticket for public transport was eligible to join in. the annual event started more than a decade ago and is celebrated in dozens of countries across the world. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is back with another check of your storm
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.
frigid wind chills this morning. meteorologist eileen loan is tracking it all for us. plus
-- one of the presidential frontrunners is in eastern iowa today. another is attacking america's favorite sport. and speaking of football, if the weather wasn't bitter enough, minnesota fans had to deal with this. a gut-wrenching playoff loss. this morning, we'll hear from the kicker who missed a short kick to win the game. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here
we still have some cold temperatures out there this morning with a wide range out there.... wind chills are running from just above zero to around -20 this morning and will be even colder again tonight. winds are calm to around 10 mph from the east and will stay light today but become stronger tonight. some clouds are tracking into the area and acting as a blanket in many areas and we will see that cloud cover expand northward and then some snow showers track in, especially this afternoon. that could lead to some problems tonight and tomorrow as those this morning, we are dealing with the deep freeze -- which this morning, we are dealing with
downright dangerous. it's important to take the necessary precautions to make sure you and your children are ready for the cold temperatures. storm track seven's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo.... she has more on how to you should prepare for the day and how some schools are preparing for these colder temperatures. right now waterloo bus drivers are just starting to get ready for morning routes... now it's very important to make sure your child is prepared for the cold before they head out to the bus stop... here's some video of the waterloo school buses inside a new facility.... for the first time durham school services is able to keep a lot of their buses indoors.... although the buses will be warm...it is important to make sure your kids are dressed in layers so they are prepared to wait at the bus "i think that what happens in kids inside. they send them running out to the bus stop because they see the bus coming. this can bbe
your kids are not running and not paying attention to the roads. kathi said this is also dangerous because kids could slip and fall. some of the most important things to have covered are fingers... toes... those are where you are most likely to get frostbite first. we've got you covered live in news. according to a doctor at allen hospital some of the biggest mistakes parents make in the cold is running out of gas... prolonged exposure to cold and wind, not wearing proper clothing. new this morning: an iconic singer whose career lasted five decades has passed away. david bowie died after a
battle with cancer. space
pressure. he had just released his 25th album on friday -- which was his birthday. bowie was 69 years old. decision 2016: hillary clinton is in eastern iowa today -- exactly three weeks from the caucuses. edward lawrence tells us new polls show both the democratic and republican frontrunners in tight races. pressure grows in the presidential race for the white house. hillary clinton picked up a key endorsement from
former congresswoman gabrielle giffords and her astronaut husband. they say clinton is the only candidate who can stand up to the gun lobby. "it's the only industry in our country where we have given that kind of cart blanche where you can do senator bernie sanders says he can be tough on gun manufacturers. "when gun manufacturers for example are selling guns into an area and know that those guns are going into the hands of criminals absolutely those gun
a new nbc news/ wall street journal / marist poll shows iowa closer than ever with three weeks to go. within the margin of error, clinton with the republicans.. senator ted cruz has a lead over donald trump. so trump took aim at cruz's eligibility to be president because he was born in canada. "from ted's stand point and from the party's stand point.. he has to solve this problem because the democrats will sue him if he is the nominee." cruz believes the matter is settled. senator ted cruz was born to an american mother in canada and he says that makes him constitutionally eligible to be president. edward lawrence, nbc news, washington. hillary clinton is in waterloo today for an organizing event at the electric park ballroom. donald trump is in cedar falls tomorrow. trump's latest target is football. this is what he had to say about the sport last night. on head collision, 15 yards. the bing, flag. football's become soft. football has become soft.
they'll say isn't that terrible. but football's become soft like our country has become soft, it's true." trump also says he rarely watches the game anymore. recent studies show many former pro players have brain disease related to concussions. the n-f-l is under pressure to take head trauma injuries more seriously. tonight is the nation's oldest presidential forum -- focused on minorities. the brown and black forum is in des moines. minorities are asking the presidential candidates to take a walk in their shoes. from state leaders to activists.... they all agree these are the biggest issues the minority community in iowa is facing: criminal justice reform, immigration reform and economic inequality. this is what one small business owner wants the eventual nominees to know...
they have, no matter how much support they have. we need genuine individuals who are to move our country forward. all three democrats will be at the event tonight. there. the party says there were scheduling issues. ben carson campaigned in des moines over the weekend -- where someone asked him how he would need to fix the economy of this need to get away from this group vs this group and start recognizing as americans we are all in the same boat... the republican president candidates have a debate in des moines later this month. the family of a man shot to death the
the parents of derrick ambrose junior will receive about one-point-two million dollars. another one million will cover attorney fees from the wrongful death lawsuit. investigators say -- in 2012 -- ambrose had a gun outside new world lounge in waterloo. they say he ran from police and ignored their commands -- and then turned toward an officer -- who shot him twice. his gun was later found in a yard. investigators believe he likely tossed it before the shooting. a grand jury cleared the officer -- when it did not indict him after an investigation three years ago. the standoff at a national wildlife area is now in its second week. armed members of a group called the pacific patriot network wildlife refuge in oregon. they were carring high- caliiber weapons. they started pushing reporters and photographers back -- off -- a public road. the group that took over the refuge last week is upset over federal land policies. they say they'll only leave the building when there's a plan to there's a new viral video millions are grooving to across the country. it features some talented young
teacher. but as rehema ellis tells us, this school is known for much more than dance skills. nat sot... the video has more than 30 that teacher is ron style of teaching is about passion. it's about energy. using music and movement to motivate. rehema: people know you kids for your dancing, but this school is about more than that isn't it. boy:oh,yes. we do a lot of hard work here. the academic program is intense... with high school level classes just starting school in a rough part of town. sot: this is the most exciting thing that's ever happened to me. travis mckoy...now a college student .... rehema: did you ever have doubts about whether you could make it through this course of study.?
times? absolutely. rehema : i want to show you something. what do you think when you see this young man? travis: laugh > this is funny./ it's crazy to see that this came full circle and i'm just (possible cut) all clark have gone on to college. trim this bite .. here's a electric. it's gotta be on fire because when you have passion, then the kids are gonna have passion./then kids are gonna love to learn. a model chairs dancing in class) nat sot... rehema ellis, nbc news, atlanta we still have a lot to get to
including a special honor for a former firefighter. he got the attention of lawmakers and jon stewart. find out how. plus -- the temperature's been falling, but so has something else -- and this has most of you clouds are making a big difference in temperatures this morning... above zero with the clouds, below without. we keep colder than normal temps much of this week and we may even see some snow today "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan.
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: we could see some light snow and flurries today and tonight with breezy conditions tonight and tomorrow. this will lead to dangerous wind chills late tonight and tuesday morning. this morning, we are dealing with clouds that are affecting our temps... stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will show that mix throughout the morning. the blanket has a huge difference for temps this morning. we have teens in the south and negative numbers north, but we are
warmer than this point yesterday morning over much of the state... but we still have a few wind chills down to -20 this morning in areas with clear skies. winds will stay light today, but will start to pick up out west this afternoon. we will keep the clouds today, although some areas of sunshine will occur. some light snow will track in, too, but amounts will be light as the disturbance tracks mainly to our north. we will be breezy and cold tonight and tomorrow... temps today only a little better than yesterday with the cold air returning for tuesday. we will have highs in the low teens to mid 20s with some light snow and flurries, mainly this afternoon. light snow could end up around an inch tonight, but blowing snow will be the main concern as winds pick up to 10-20 mph. this will also drop wind chills to -15 to -25 by morning. and it will stay breezy most of tuesday as highs struggle to get out of the single digits over most of the viewing area. we will warm into the upper 20s to around 30 for thursday and friday as the next system tracks in. this will bring snow friday afternoon through saturday, along with more wind saturday. temps will likely be
we may be stuck in the ice 20s with some light snow and flurries, mainly this afternoon. light snow could end up around an inch tonight, but blowing snow will pick up to 10-20 mph. this will also drop wind chills to -15 to -25 by morning. and it will stay breezy most of tuesday as highs struggle to get out of the single digits over most of the viewing area. we will warm into the upper 20s to around
through saturday, along with more wind saturday. temps will likely be falling saturday, as well. we may be stuck in the ice box... but some people don't seem to mind. they bundled up and enjoyed the outdoors. we saw one man even enjoying a seven-mile run. others enjoyed dubuque's riverwalk... "it's nice and sunny out, and it's not snowing...the sun makes it a little warmer." minnesota vikings fans could use a little sunshine to start their day. they hosted the seahawks yesterday in an n- f-l wild card came -- the coldest vikings game in history. yes, they had the dome for years -- but before that -- they played outdoors for a long time... so that gives you an idea how cold it was yesterday. it was brutal -- but that didn't even wore a t-shirt for the coin toss. vikings fans would like to
they were a field goal away from beating the seahawks and moving on in the playoffs. 26 seconds left -- and a 27-yard field goal by blair walsh is wide left. the game slips away and seattle wins 10-9. "you know what, it's so quick i have no idea know what happened. my fault. i don't care, whether job and kevin did his job. i'm the only one who that's on me." seattle goes to carolina next week. the packers -- who took down washington yesterday -- go to arizona. to new england. we know no one matched all the numbers from saturday's powerball... but some iowans came very close. just one number away. one of those tickets was sold in eastern iowa. that story, plus a look ahead to wednesday's record jackpot. plus -- drivers have to be pumped up about what they've been seeing lately.
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.
a golden globe for "good will hunting". jennifer lawrence won best movie "joy". the crowd favorite of the night -- sylvester stalone, winning best supporting actor for in "creed". the today show will have much more about the golden globes after today in iowa. many winners last night... but no powerball winner over the weekend. that means wednesday's drawing will be at least -- one-point- three billion dollars. a few people in iowa were oh so close to winning on saturday. one ticket in sioux city matched the first five numbers, but missed the powerball to win one million dollars. one ticket in coralville matched four of the first five and the powerball -- to take home 50-thousand dollars. we'll have the winning numbers from the record jackpot on we're wondering how high the jackpot will reach... we're also asking how low gas prices will go. triple-a says the national
oil prices have been tumbling. some experts say gas prices could keep falling. gas buddy says the lowest prices in iowa right now can be found in eastern iowa -- in indepdence this morning where people can fill up for a dollar-57. a big crowd shows up to watch an implosion at the new york state fairgrounds. the grandstand was known for hosting events like concerts and super dirt week. it was torn down as part of a 50- million dollar project to make the fairgrounds more competitive. new york gives a special honor to a former firefighter who fought for healthcare for 9-11 first responders. "it is my honor... to ray pfeifer" ray pfeifer received a key to the city. former "daily show" host jon stewart, who lobbied lawmakers with pfeifer, was also there. pfeifer developed stage-four cancer after working long shifts at
he fought for legislation that helped about 33- thousand other first responders who also got sick... "we got something done that i forgetting and we told them 'we are still dying from terrorists, we are still sick from terrorists', they started to get it." pfeifer says he'll donate the key to the 9-11 memorial museum. it's you're watching today in iowa on k- w-w-l.
forecast. light snow today with highs in the teens to low 20s. light snow tonight (around an inch), blowing snow tonight/tuesday morning and cold wind chills... back to -15 to - 25. warmer by the end of the week with more snow friday and cold on sunday. here's a live look outside at , there's another hour of today in
down. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is . good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. we still have some cold temperatures out there this morning with a wide range out there.... wind chills are running from just above zero to around
-20 this morning and will be even colder again tonight. from the east and will stay light today but become stronger tonight. some clouds are tracking into the area and acting as a blanket in many areas and we will see that