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increase late. a light snow shower or flurries possible wednesday as temperatures warm to near 20 degrees. any snow accumulation 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 increase later tonight pushing wind chills into the teens and it remains breezy all day tuesday under a mostly sunny sky. temperatures remain in the single digits above zero...normal high upper 20s. 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 father of an eastern iowa man shot and killed by a police officer. waterloo police officer kyle law shot and killed derrick ambrose jr. in november of 2012 after responding to a fight outside a local night club. police say ambrose jr was waving a gun around during the fight, they say he then ran away from police-- and wouldn't stay down when officers commanded him to. it was later found ambrose jr.
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that night. now, ambrose's parents and lawyers will receive two and a half million dollars from the city in a wrongful death lawsuit kwwls olivia mancino has been digging into this story she joins us now live after a long investigation it was found officer kyle law used appropriate force in this case. in fact, waterloo police chief dan trelka said in his only statement "put yourself in the shoes of the officer in that situation" however nearly four years later, millions for the loss of their son yellow tape and police cars line a crime scene that would later set the stage for one of the largest police- involved settlements ever recorded in iowa history. "it was near the new world lounge in waterloo officer kyle law shot 22 year old derrick ambrose jr. twice. officers were responding to a call of a
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which they said ambrose had a "20 november 2012 was a ambrose sr., ambrose jr's father. "the economics part can never put a value on my son." ambrose sr. is an active military officer. he was in oklahoma when he got the call his son was killed. he was in oklahoma when he got the call his son was killed. he says settling this civil suit was never about the money, rather a way to start a conversation about police and the community. "im not even pointing the finger at the person that is correct it" a grand jury found officer kyle law used appropriate force in ambrose's jr case. but one of ambrose sr's lawyers, tom frerichs, say the logistics used enough in the grand jury case?" "im saying it wasn't used at all in the grand jury case he maintains ambrose jr. never posed a threat to police, and the criminal case didn't dig deep enough saying it wasn't possible
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police, because he wasnt shot in the front. "they said he fell to the ground and looked back like this, and again it was in the back of the head" no one will ever know exactly what happened that night except for officer kyle law, and ambrose jr. frerichs and ambrose sr. are pleased with what's unfolded, but frerichs says its a bittersweet win. "no one is happy this case settled, because its a tragedy." i also asked frerichs to respond to waterloo chief trelkas comment to put himself in the officers shoes he did say he doesn't envy the tough choices police officers have to make, and think this case exposes that ...kwwl news. we also reached out to mayor quentin hart, who was serving on the city council at the time of the shooting he said "the loss of life in any
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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" and in dubuque, police arrested 62- year-old dolores flynn and accused her of beating her ex-husband to death with a baseball bat. police found 72- year-old gary breckenridge's body in the 29-hundred block of jackson street last week. flynn allegedly told a family member she hit breckenridge multiple times with a bat and hid it in a ditch near the home. investigators later found the bat, and traffic cameras in the area apparently show flynn walking to and from the spot where the bat was found. a fire devastates a home...and these tougher and more dangerous for firefighters. it happened in the 1900 block of paris road in central city. fire crews were on the scene for hours. kwwl's kristin rogers spent time talking with firefighters today anout what it's like to fight icycles hang from this
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spent hours on fire, the entire home seems to be frozen conditions, which don't make it crews tell me freezing temperatures like this make it extremely hard and even more dangerous to fight fires." the freezing temperatures aren't only hard for the crew responding here, but for other firemen in the state who have experienced the struggle in the past. (cg: matt powers/ deputy cheif at hiawatha fire department) "it's not the best time to fight a fire, there's out of the fire and you're a big ice cycle." as you can see from the scene in central city, grounds around the home also freeze from water used to fight the fire, which is why some firemen will wear boot chains to help them walk. still, there are many obstacles to overcome. (cg: matt powers/ deputy cheif at hiawatha fire department) "you know tools are made to work in normal weather but when you get the extreme cold and stuff you get ice built up on ladders
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as for those working on this scene , as you can imagine, they say it was tough, but they are extremely thankful no one was hurt. as for no one being hurt, the central city fire cheif says the family that escaped the burning home was crediting their dog for waking them up and getting their attention during the fire. we've got you covered live, kristin rogers...kwwl news. the central city fire chief says they left the scene around six am but the fire actually rekindled around seven10 and they had to return and continue to get control of the home, however the home is being called a total loss. muslim's in eastern iowa will soon have a new place to worship. dubuque's small islamic community is building a mosque. right now...about sixty members worship at the tri- state islamic center in dubuque. it's located in the basement of
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allowing much room. members say there haven't been any issues with worshipping in dubuque. "i think people here in dubuque are more tolerant to other new cultures. and so far, we have not had any problems with the dubuque community." the mosque will be located on dubuque's west end. construction is scheduled to start in april...and should be done by the end of summer. decision 2016... democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton making a stop at the electric park ballroom in waterloo. clinton began the event receiving an endorsement from anthony foxx a member of president obama's cabinet. the former secretary of state covered several issues from renewable energy to equal pay and raising the minimum wage while encouraging supporters to partake in the upcoming iowa democratic caucus a new poll shows former secretary of state hillary clinton is now just three points
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sanders... sanders working to capitalize on his momentum -- wrapping up a four-day swing through iowa today. he talked about his rising poll numbers during a high school forum in pleasantville. he said when races get tight.. there are often more attacks... in iowa legislature news - lawmakers are hard at work now that the gavel has fallen on the opening day of the 2016 legislative session. there could be a fight over school funding, and that could dictate the budgeting process that has to get done before lawmakers leave des moines, in april. we bring in matt breen who is live at the state capital in des moines. amanda, last spring, lawmakers were supposed to adjourn in april. they went more than two months over before finally settling on a budget that was signed june 30th. that's one day before the start
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the 2016-17 fiscal year. this year lawmakers are vowing to tackle the budget sooner, and make a key here's the problem... last spring the house passed a plan the senate has passed its own plan with four-percent increase. and, today, the governor told me he supports a 2- point-45 rep. ron jorgensen/(r) sioux city "we need to get the numbers to so, i know its a priority of mine to get that done as soon as we possibly can." by law, school districts have to set their budgets by april 15th each year. in the past, lawmakers have failed to settle on a school funding number forcing districts to budget "blind." back to education for a moment... and the problem facing lawmakers this session. there are three competeing plans. last spring the house passed a
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for 2016-17 school funding with a 2- percent increase... the senate has passed their own plan with four- percent increase... and, today, the governor told me he supports a 2- point-45 percent increase to basic state aid for schools. i sat down with governor branstad, today, to talk about education, and his priorities that he'll highlight during tomorrow's "condition of the state" speech. look for that story, tonight at ten. for now i'll send it back to you guys in the studio. cedar falls voters will likely head to the polls once again to decide on a school bond. tonight the board of education is set to choose a date for a special election. it'll be a 32- million dollar bond question. a 35-million dollar bond referendum failed last year. coming up on kwwl, the cold weather has some iowan's excited. stay tuned to find out why. and - a hawkeye basketball player
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posting his first double-double. "winner of the regional you covered. with ron steele, amanda goodman, chief "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: scattered light snow showers 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 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
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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 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 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 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 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 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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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 increase later 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 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 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 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 degrees. any snow accumulation will be less than 1". a "balmy" thursday with high
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30s and dry.scattered light snow showers 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. these cold temperatures- some are actually embracing them... ice fishers have been waiting for days like today- but experts at the d-n-r are warning..it may be too soon for some ice. storm track 7's lauren moss speaking with those experts and ice fishers today- she joins us now live from george wyth park in waterloo- lauren amanda, there is a lot of risk with ice fishing but especially this winter. for the past few weeks, mother nature has had a hard time
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her mind- we had 50 degree temps...flooding..sn ow... and the ever changing weather is making things even more dangerous for current ice conditions. dave weston lives for these days... dave weston- "to me it's all about that peck at the other more that than catching a lot of fish. he's been an ice fisher for more than 50 years.. come along with it. weston- "it's scary when you walk out that's why you just gotta keep testing on early ice..go a little ways and drill know, mother nature has been pretty unpredictable this season so experts say when it comes to cautious." lori- "we had flooding a few weeks ago, and 50 degree temps, we had snow..where we didn't get ice. wyth lake right just test the ice..take your safety equipment.. weston- "you can pick into the ice- cause your hands are too slippery and you can pull yourself out." in some areas here, fisherman say there's about 6 unnerving cautious." lori- "we had flooding a few weeks ago, and 50 degree temps, we had snow..where we
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behind us has frozen like three different times so just always just test the ice..take your ice- cause your hands are too slippery and you can pull yourself out." in some areas here, fisherman say there's about 6 inches of ice..but you can never be too sure..." james jordan- "it's unnerving especially when it's popping right besides ya you never know you know is it just cracking or what's it doing?" so lori- we don't want to have to inform a family of a tragic situation that could have been prevented." at minimum 4 inches of quality ice is recommended for ice fishing..look for disclored ice or snow for signs of weakness... weve got you covered lauren
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there's a facebook group called northeast iowa ice fishing- and there you can find different ice measures from lakes throughout the area. coming up... the big ten honors mike gesell as the point guard's helped the hawks to a 3 and oh conference start -- plus -- uni wrestling coach doug schwab lays down a challenge to
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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. i will get up every single day and do whatever it takes to make sure our country is safe and strong. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. road -- in true road games -- the panthers are being outscored by about 2 points per contest -- while in the mcleod center -- they've been dominant -- beating opponents by an average of more than 19 points a game -- ben jacobson points to uni's
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something his team's struggled to recover from -- and expects that issue to go away when the panthers head to indiana state on wednesday -- my hope is having a little better routine, little better rested, and being close that we'll play better on wednesday. wednesday's game at indiana state tips at 6 o clock -- after posting his first career double-double -- iowa's mike gesell earned big ten player of the week honors -- gesell scored 22 while dishing out 10 assists in a win over nebraska next week -- next up -- the hawks will look for the sweep against michigan upset the then number one ranked spartan last month in iowa city -- the uni wrestling team's getting set to face 5th ranked virginia tech on friday -- but their preparations will be altered somewhat this week -- that's because donald trump will hold a rally in the west gym tomorrow -- where the panthers compete
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prompted uni coach doug schwab first off, i have to challenge practice, so i don't know if i appreciate that a whole lot. let's go to storm track seven
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