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a family is left without their home after it was destroyed by a fire. multiple fire crews worked to put the blaze out but as you can imagine it was not easy in these frigid conditions. it happened in the 1900 block of paris road in central city this morning kwwl's kristin rogers was on scene this morning, she has been talking with firefighters and digging in to just how difficult that's right i spoke with the central city fire chief after the fire but i also spent time here at the hiawatha fire department hearing all about what it's like to try and put a fire out in this cold, let me tell you it does not sound easy. here is a look at that central city home following the fire, it
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be frozen solid. you can see icycles hanging off various parts of the home from the water used to fight the blaze. it's not this one incident though, these conditions are tough for fire crews who have experienced them time to fight a fire, there's time you walk out and you're a big icycle, you come out of the fire and you're a big this scene, the family was able to escape. i'm told it was a family dog that actually woke them up and alerted them to the fire. i will have more insight on how fire crews successfully work in these tempertures coming up tonight at 6 o clock. we've got you covered live, kristin rogers ...kwwl news. we're told this fire started in the chimney. the central city fire cheif says to always remember to check your fire places and wood burning stoves and have them cleaned if needed. with these bitter cold temperatures - the concern that
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waterloo schools have a new building to help prevent that problem - a bus barn... durham schools services moved into the building in july. people showed up at 4 this morning to get the buses ready for their morning route. continuing coverage now. an iowa family receiving a record- setting settlement from the city of waterloo following their son's death. 22-year old derrick ambrose junior died after being shot by officer kyle law in 2012. police reports show ambrose waved a gun at a group of people before he took off and led an stay down, but he didn't comply. thats when law shot him the city will pay out two and a half million dollars to ambroose's parents and lawyers, following the wrongful death civil suit. kwwls olivia mancino digging into this story...she joins us now live a grand jury found officer kyle law was justified to use lethal situation,
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stay down after police ordered him to. now, nearly four years later, a civil suit is settled with the city of waterloo heres the scene following that november night police responded to a fight outside of the new world lounge in waterloo police say ambrose had a gun that night, and they concluded he tossed it in the bushes before making contact with police. i spoke to derrick ambrose sr. today, ambrose jr's father. he says this two and a half million dollar settlement was never about the money. "the economics part can never put a value on my son, my son was up and going, he was with me in my custody, and derrick jr was with me and going to school up and finishing school up" ambrose sr. is a long-time military officer he says he doesn't want to characterize the entire waterloo police department based on the actions of one officer
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the gap between the police department and the community with this settlement i reached out to waterloo police chief dan trelka who gave the following statement "i want you to put yourself in the shoes of the officer in this situation" we've got you covered live in ...kwwl news. we also reached out to mayor quentin hart, who was serving on the shooting he said "the loss of life in any situation is unfortunate and tragic, and im going to look into the particulars of this case to try to make sure it will not happen again in the future" a woman arrested and charged with murder -- accused of killing her ex- husband with a baseball bat. dolores flynn is charged with 2nd degree murder. police say she killed 72-year-old gary breckenridge. breckenridge was found dead in his home a week ago with an injury consistant with being hit by a baseball back. investigators say flynn ditched the bad in a culvert near the house.
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muslims in eastern iowa will soon have a new place to worship. dubuque's small islamic community is building a mosque. kwwl's a joyous time for dubuque's muslim community -- they'll soon have a new sanctuary. "we are excited to do this and after years of fundraising, they finally have approval to build a mosque. right now...about sixty dubuque. the issue is -- it's located in the basement of a now is too small...it doesn't meet our needs." "and this is the location where the mosque will be built. i'm told it will be able to fit up to 150 people." the site is located on dubuque's west end...on the 4900 "cause the community's kind of growing...as we've seen in the last 10 years." and although situations throughout the world have made some people not accepting of muslims -- members say it's not the same here in dubuque. "i think people here in
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dubuque community." they say dubuque has been open...to what they say is...a religion of peace. we've got you covered in dubuque...shirley descorbeth...kwwl news. construction is starting in april for the mosque. members say it should be done by the end of summer. coming up... the army sergeant at the heart of a dangerous prisoner exchange is due in court. and... mexican authorities want to question an academy award winning actor - about his secret meeting with el chapo. that's coming up in just a few
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here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your full forecast next. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news and weather information. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. with ron steele, amanda goodman and chief meteorologist mark --------- ---------
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continue until about 3 am tuesday with accumulations of 1" or less. the wind will increase later tonight pushing wind chills into the teens and 20s below zero and cause blowing snow. it remains breezy all day tuesday under a mostly sunny sky. temperatures remain in the single digits above
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the wind diminishes tuesday evening and remains light overnight. temperatures drop below zero before clouds increase late. a light snow shower or flurries possible wednesday as temperatures warm to near 20 degrees. any snow accumulation will be less than 1". a "balmy" thursday with high temperatures in the low 30s and dry. scattered light snow showers continue until about 3 am tuesday with accumulations of 1" or less. the wind will
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wind chills into the teens and 20s below zero and cause blowing snow. it remains breezy all day tuesday under a mostly sunny sky. temperatures remain in the single digits above zero...normal high upper 20s. the wind diminishes tuesday evening and remains light overnight. temperatures drop below zero before clouds increase late. a light snow shower or flurries possible wednesday as temperatures warm to near 20
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1". a "balmy" thursday with high temperatures in the low 30s and dry. scattered light snow showers continue until about 3 am increase late. degrees. any snow accumulation in the low 30s and dry. back to the grindstone for iowa's lawmakers... the gavel's falls on the opening day of the 2016 legislative session. a fight over school funding is expected this year - which could in turn have an effect on approval of our state budget. matt breen, from our sister station ktiv, joins us live from
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sioux city representative chris hall says, in the past, lawmakers have settled on school funding, and then crafted the rest of the budget around that. that underscores the importance of settling on an increase in school funding that the house, senate, and governor can all agree on. here's the problem... last spring the house passed a plan for 2016-17 school funding with a 2- percent increase. the senate has passed its own plan with four-percent increase. and, today, the governor told me he supports a 2- point-45 city "we need to get the numbers to budgets in the middle of april. so, i know its a priority of possibly can." by law, school districts have to set their budgets by april 15th
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in the past, lawmakers have failed to settle on a school funding number forcing districts to budget "blind." but, education is only one part of the story. with revenues down, and fixed increases built into the budget, lawmakers will have to make cuts. we've got you covered, live in des moines. matt breen, kwwl news. this session, our lawmakers are also expected to tackle the privatization of medicaid, a plan for water quality, and the always explosive fireworks debate. coming up... who will be sitting with michelle obama during the president's state of the union address? a legend dies - but his influence lives on. a look at david bowie's impressive legacy. --------- --------- ---------
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you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. mexican authories want to speak with a mexican soap opera star and oscar- winning actor sean penn... to get more information about their secret meeting with kingpin el chapo. penn interviewed the infamous joaquin guzman for an article in rolling stone. with chapo may've led them to the fugitive's hideout..
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kate del castillo - el chapo was apparently infatuated with the soap opera star. guzman was arrested last week - after escaping from his cell in a maximum security prison six months ago. a hearing in front of a military court tomorrow - for the army sergeant at the heart of a dangerous prisoner exchange. sergeant bowe bergdahl faces charges of desertion and endangering fellow soldiers. the hearing will be at fort bragg. he was held captive by the taliban for five years - and released during a prisoner exchange in 2014. a teenager is in custody and charged with murder - accused of killing his father. michael thomas goodwin, junior... a 16 year old, is now behind bars and charged with first degree murder... in the death of his father. the iowa department of criminal investigation says 39-year-old michael thomas goodwin, senior, was found dead at a home in rural davis county on december 13th.
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guests will be sitting with the first lady during the state of the union address. staff sergeant spencer stone -- the train hero, who help prevent a terrorist attack on a paris-bound train last august... major lisa jaster - one of the first women to graduate from the army's ranger school... there will also be a syrian refugee in the first ladys' box during the address... another seat will remain empty to represent victim's of gun violence. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... the music world mourns a legend today... star mannnnn... - 2 seconds... how david bowie's life and legacy are being remembered today... --------- --------- --------- ---------
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america is not just electing a president, we're also electing a commander in chief. that choice matters. because strengthening the economy, making healthcare more affordable, raising incomes. all of that depends on us being both secure at home and leading the world.
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to make sure our country is safe and strong.
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mourning. david bowie died yesterday after an he was 69. dan scheneman looks at bowie's career. natural sound the shocking news of david bowie's death sunday evening came as a surprise. his facebook page announcing " he died surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 confirming it on twitter, "very sorry and sad
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natural sound this is ground control to major tom bowie's meteorite rise to fame began with space oddity.. natural sound star man.... starman and ziggy stardust solidified his genius... catapulting bowie into a different class of stardom, mixing genres and personas. natural sound - flowers fans from his hometown in brixton are remembering the music icon. sound robin lowery bixton, great britain he's just given me complete confidence. he's influenced my life those across the pond gathering at his star at hollywood's walk of fame sound louis ferrer - bowie fan it's almost like he went to another planet to find this hollywood elite remembering bowie after sunday's golden globe awards sound ben feldman/actor) "he's an icon. he was a gift" been amazing." what might be most amazing or telling is bowie's final album, "blackstar" released just last week... natural sound "look up here, i'm in heaven' with a single lazarus and a haunting image of the biblical figure who
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like lazurus, bowie's music will live on and he will remain a hero to a legion of loyal fans. dan scheneman, nbc news bowie was married twice and is survived by two children, one from each marriage. he's a man of a thousand looks -- these animations show the progression of his style throughout the years. we'll be right back. --------- ---------
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at six... it's cold out there- but some ice fishers are taking advantage of these temps. but is is too soon, this season ? experts are warning about thin storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg
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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. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. tonight, inside the takedown of el chapo. new images from the bloody raid and his hide yout and the hollywood connection. how actor sean penn interviewed him in secret with help of a mexican actress. campaign crunchtime.
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