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say jon ellingson hid the cash- he allegedly stole from first national bank. lauren- "now cedar falls police say ellingson ditched the money in this nearby apartment complex after possibly hearing sirens and knowing police were out searching for him." the police presence caught kyle's attention- as he was taking his dog out. "i hear we have the money..we have the money and so i dart down here and i look over one bag full of money just sitting right here and apparently it was behind this door." but how did ellingson get into this locked building? well police say a woman who also lives here was outside- and ellingson approached her... "you know we are iowa- we are nice people. it was cold and the guy told the neighbor you know- i forgot my keys you know can you let me in.." ellingson got in...and hid the cash but police say.. it could have been much worse.. "in a scenerio like this when you have a person who commited a crime- you don't know how
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there in hide or what their intentions are so you have to use your best judgement." police say ellingson changed his clothes- before being caught by police near the apartment complex.. back to you. ellingson of cedar falls has been charged with second degree robbery. feeling like a heat wave today - a small respite before it gets even colder this weekend. storm track seven chief quiet night is ahead with freezing thursday afternoon, a nice break from the
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clouds move back in thursday night and linger through friday. a stray snow shower or flurries are possible friday with a gusty coldest days with temperatures averaging 10 below zero both attempted robbery in tennessee... lonnie ludvigson was from edgewood. he was shot in memphis on
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witnesses told memphis police four men wearing masks pulled lonnie out of his vehicle -- and demanded money -- before he was shot. no arrests have been made. coming up tonight at six - hear from ludvigson's family. continuing coverage... the linn county attorney says an officer's use of force during a deadly officer- invovled shooting is justified. cedar rapids police officers shot and killed 21- year-old jonathan gossman back in october. an investigation into the case found gossman fired his gun at officers while they were trying to arrest them... the needed to stay safe. a service dog reported missing earlier this week -- is found safe and healthy. this is bianca -- the service dog and golden retriever. on monday -- her owner and trainer -- rita stewart says someone came into her home -- and took her. kwwl's macleod hageman travels
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in the newsroom with the details. mac? after traveling to conrad to report about bianca's whereabouts -- we were later told she was found nearly two miles from home. bianca is one of two service dogs used at the b-c-l-u-w elementary school. her trainer says she was taken earlier this week by an unknown person -- but was found a few hours ago by a united parcel service driver. her trainer -- rita stewart -- says her heart sank monday when she "i didn't know where she was. she had never been out in the snow. it was a cold blistery just hope she was tucked in somewhere." according to rita -- bianca suffers from a thyroid problem -- and needed daily medication. at last check -- bainca was a little shaken -- but seems to be doing o-k. right now -- she's being checked out by her vet -- to ensure she's happy and healthy. we've got you covered live in the
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kwwl news. according trainers -- bianca was the third service dog in the area -- that was taken. a ten-thousand dollar reward remains in place for latham the 19 days in our countdown to caucus -- and there isn't a clear front runner republican candidate in iowa... a new des moines register iowa poll released this mroning has senator ted cruz topping donald trump by three points... senator cruz polling at 25 percent, trump at 22 percent. however, a quinnipiac poll released this week has trump ahead of cruz by two points. though he never says his name, president obama calls out donald trump several times in his final state of the union speech. the president specifically making note of trump's comments on what he says is a declining u-s economy. also calling out trump -- the republican response.
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haley told those on today she, too, refered to trump during her response. "he was one of them. yes. he was one. there's other people in across the country. but yes, mr. trump has definitely contributed to what i think is just irresponsible talk." during last year's state of the union address -- iowa's freshman senator joni ernst gave the republican response. always controversial iowa representative steve king telling a reporter today he thinks governor nikki haley could be the face of the republican party. an associated press congressional correspondent tweeting this during an interview with king -- he doesn't think she's a principaled conservative, but quote "i think she's beautiful so i'd be happy if she's the face of the party." new at five... despite governors across the country saying they do not want syrian refugees coming to their states, including our own governor
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schoolers have become pen pals with syrian refugees from a world away. kwwl's kristin rogers spoke directly with the students involved today as well as their teacher who helped get them involved, kristin? ten linn mar high school students have been taking part in this. their teacher, david swaney tells me it all started last school year when his friend who works for un high comission on refugees contacted him. he was asked if his students would want to pen pal with the refugees to help them learn english while they are at a refugee camp in jordan. i t was an easy decision for him, because as he teaches government classes he thought it would be a mar high school government teacher) "anytime that students can get real life experience one-on-one
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of the biggest current event stories of our time, there is nothing better." swaney tells what the students have learned is more than he could have ever hoped to teach them in the classroom.. the letters are handwritten and then uploaded online where they are read by the refugees, this has been going on for about ten months, but the program is just getting wrapped up, however swaney says if given the oppertunity again he would take it. marion, kristin rogers, kwwl news. ...kwwl news. the zaatari refugee camp in jordan where the syrian pen pals are located is home to 80 thousand refugees. coming up tonight at 6 we will hear from the students who are involved. coming up... a two time college national football champion and former nfl player is found dead in jail. and... the u-s sailors held captive in the middle east are freed before what could become
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that's coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your full forecast next. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. with ron news at five." --------- --------- --------- --------- "now your storm track 7
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from the kwwl stormtrack most locations reach above freezing thursday afternoon, a nice break from the recent bitter cold. clouds move back in thursday night and linger through friday. a stray snow shower or flurries are possible friday with a gusty northwest wind. the frigid air is on the way back...ready or not. the wind chill remains below zero friday night through tuesday afternoon. sunday and monday mornings will be the
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averaging 10 below zero both mornings. coming up... crews looking for the remains of malaysia flight 370 find here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: a quiet night is ahead with temperatures above normal and
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thursday. most locations reach above freezing thursday afternoon, a nice break from the recent bitter cold. clouds move back in thursday night and linger through friday. a stray snow shower or flurries are possible friday with a gusty northwest wind. the frigid air is on the way back...ready or not. the wind chill remains below zero friday night through tuesday afternoon. sunday and monday mornings will be the coldest days with temperatures averaging 10 below zero both mornings. coming up... crews looking for the remains of malaysia flight
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something much older and valuable. and - a former nfl player is found dead in a jail cell. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in dubuque, farley, dyersville and all of eastern --------- --------- --------- she's always stood strong... get the job done. hillary clinton.
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cell. 40 year old former nfl player lawrence phillips was found dead at kern valley state prison in california. authorities suspect the death was a suicide. phillips was awaiting trial for the alleged murder of his cellmate in 2013... he could've have faced the death penalty if convicted. he played running back at the university of nebraska in the nineties... and then went on to play with the rams, dolphins and 49ers. a constable mistakenly shoots and kills a 12-year- old girl during an eviction. police say a pennsylvania state constable was serving an eviction notice to a who lived with his wife and daughter. police say the man pulled out a loaded gun and pointed it at the officer - so the officer fired
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and killing his daughter. video just released to the united states shows the release of ten u-s navy sailors. the sailors were freed after being detained by iranian officials... the sailors were on a training mission when their two navy boats malfunctioned and drifted into iranian controlled waters. the sailor's release diffused what could've become an internationl crisis in the days before iran's nuclear deal meeting with world powers. a group of school children are among those caught in a deadly avalanche. searches are still underway for victims in the french alps. rescuers say five people have been found - three of whom were in a state of cardiac arrest. at least one person was killed -- a 14 year old. the avalanche happened on a black-rated slope that had been closed for several days because of heavy snowfall.
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wreckage of a missing malaysian plane, but they do find a centuries-old shipwreck. an underwater search for malaysia flight 370 scoured 74 thousand miles of sea floor -- and didn't find the plane, but did find this 19th century cargo ship. searchers found the wreckage back in may and recently confirmed it with sonar. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... find out how much the jackpot will soar if nobody wins tonight's powerball drawing and... a reunion is in the works. what friends fans need to know about an upcomign special. --------- ---------
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if nobody wins tonight's powerball drawing -- the jackpot will hit upwards of two billion dollars. tonight's jackpots is a record - one point five billion dollars. the lump sum cash payout before taxes comes out to 930 million dollars. your odds are low - one in more than 292 million -- you're more likely to meet ron steele, than to win that money. and eastern iowans are scooping
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people at the hyvee on edgewood road in cedar rapids lined up in hopes they'd come into some luck after that particular store sold a winning lottery ticket in 2012. a lot of people even said they rarely play the lottery... but with a prize this big... they thought they'd give it a shot. (ryan flannery/cedar rapids) "i just had to stop and buy a the hat." (pam costello/cedar rapids) "i just thought there'd be a chance. you can't win if you don't play." most people told us what they would do with the money if they won... but not many people think about how to be financially responsible if they win. we've got more on that at 6. and remember - you can watch the drawing tonight on the kwwl news friends fans have something to look forward to this february... so no one told you life was
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seconds clap, clap, clap matthew perry, jennifer aniston, david schwimmer, courtney cox, matt leblanc, lisa kudro will all be participating in an upcoming nbc special to honor the man who directed the show -- tv legend james burrows. the special will air on nbc on february 21st. here's a live look at the cedar rapids skycam. storm track seven meteoroligst mark schnackenberg has a final look at your weather next. we'll be right back --------- --------- ---------
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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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access to their car... the car was encased in ice on lake erie on sunday... pair splashing waves with a huge temperature dip and you get stuck without transportation.
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calcium and pulled on the car's wheels. you can see the serious of the vehicle. storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has a final look at your forecast. 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. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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