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memphis police say one of four men in masks demanded money from ludvigson, and shot him when he tried to run away. no arrests have been made yet in this case. kwwl's brad hanson joins us live now from the t-h media newsroom in dubuque. and brad, you got a chance to sit down with the family today--what did they have to say? like any family in this situation, they're still trying to figure out why this would happen to a loved one. but they also spoke in depth about the person lonnie was, fondly remembering their son and brother. kind words said "people adored him" and fond memories shared of their loved one, mother) "we just have a lot of memories of his loving touch. his loving, healing touch. and he got all the muscles." his family says lonnie was a determined man--one who put his heart into everything he pursued.
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in the army, serving in operation desert storm, to his fight with cancer--a battle which he won 12 years ago, they say lonnie cared more about others than himself. "so, so tender hearted. when he was in desert storm. he was with the national guard out of cook in the medical unit, and he could hear the fighting in the distance, the guns going off, and it just bothered him knowing what was happening." they say he was quick to fight for injustices of any kind--an irony they recognize and struggle with, in his death. i spoke with memphis police this afternoon--they tell me this is one of 12 homocides they've had in 2016--an unusually high number, they say.
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believe it's gang related, but still have no suspects, and no arrests have been made. we've got you covered live from the t-h media newsroom in dubuque, brad hanson...kwwl news. the visitation will be held for ludvigson this sunday in edgewood, with the funeral on monday. it's a bit warmer today in eastern iowa but that will soon change. let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg now who's tracking some cold weather. 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: a quiet night is ahead with temperatures above normal and remaining above normal 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 not. the wind chill remains below zero friday night through
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monday mornings will be the coldest days with temperatures averaging 10 below zero both remaining above normal 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 below who robbed a bank, ditched the cash in a nearby apartment complex- after tenant let him in. 26 year old - jon robert ellingson of cedar falls has been arrested. police say this is ellingson inside the bank- in a uni panther jacket. he apparently walked out of the bank with some cash- then changed clothes before walking through a nearby pharmacy and a nearyby apartment complex. . kwwl's lauren moss speaking with witnesses today- she joins us now live with the latest- amanda, you said it..i'm told
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standing outside her apartment building..and he told her he needed to get in but...forgot his keys- and she let him right in. thats when police say he ditched the cash beihnd a door- and get meterologist kyle kiehl was near the apartment complex where police say jon ellingson hid the cash- he allegedly stole from first national bank. kyle says he was taking his dog out- when all the police presence in the area caught his eye... but he could have never guessed- what he was aboutto see.. "i hear we have the money..we have the money and so i dart bag full of money just sitting right here and apparently it was behind this door." you can see him walking here- police say ellingson did not have a weapon on him- but in a scenerio like this- you don't quickly inside that apartment building. police chief jeff olson says- he
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even know their neighbors- and we are iowa nice here- but he says use your best judgement before you open your door to someone you don't know...because as we saw here...it could be a criminal. weve got you covered.lauren moss ...kwwl news. thanks lauren- ellingson of cedar falls has been charged with second degree robbery. a 19-year-old man from independence is given up to 11 years in prison for vehicular homicide and drunken driving. authorities say anthony fogle was driving his pickup on november 1, 2014, when it crashed in fayette county, killing a passenger and injuring himself and another man in the truck. the mother of the deceased testified at the hearing and said since her son died, her family will never have normal. the iowa supreme court says the state is making progress in addressing racial disparity in its criminal justice system. more than 700 workers received training helping them recognize biases that may contribute to
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the court also says three iowa counties are working on pilot projects that try to eliminate racial disparity in the juvenile justice system. countdown to the caucus... republican presidential hopeful jeb bush downplayed the role of ads in winning voters support. the former florida governor, discussing campaign ads at breakfast event in urbandale this morning. bush said iowa voters "have a way of kind of filtering all this out and making their decisions based on the information they have." his super pac has spent more than $60 million so far on ads, more than any other campaign or super pac. powerball fever has hit eastern iowa. the jackpot at more than a billion dollars....the largest jackpot in powerball history. kwwl's hillary maglin has the details on how lottery winners can make smart financial decisions. with the powerball prize at more than one billion
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(sot. cg: pam costello/cedar rapids) "just thought there'd be hyvee on edgewood road in cedar rapids are feeling extra lucky - because the store sold a winning hoping lightning strikes twice in the same spot, though, we'll see." (sot. cg: hillary maglin) "when most people play the lottery, they think about what they would spend the money on if they won, rather than their smartest financial options. so what is the first thing you should do if you won a billion of these?" financial consultant kurt vitense broke things down for us. (sot. cg: kurt vitense/financial consultant) "you're definitely gonna wanna have a tax repairer or cpa, you'll probably wanna have an attorney and you're probably financial team would then help you decide the safest place to keep your winnings ... and the best strategy for making it (sot) "take your time. get some people behind you that you trust, and that can help you hopfuls...they're hoping luck is on their side. (nats) "good luck!" we've got you covered in cedar rapids... hillary
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vitense also warns against taking the lump sum... as its harder to stay financially responsible. a stolen service dog -- is found safe in conrad this afternoon. meet golden retriever -- bianca -- taken from an unkown person monday -- and found by a united parcel service driver a few hours ago. kwwl's macleod hageman joins us live in the newsroom with the latest. mac? authorities say if service dogs are not typically found within two days after reported stolen -- they will likely never be reuinited with their owners. that's why the conrad community is happy bianca is back home. every morning at rita (nats... kibble) and pattering paws of a
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stewart came home to find bianca gone. (nats... locking gate) "i didn't know where she was. she had never been out in the snow. it was a cold blistery night. i didn't sleep, every time the wind would blow, i would just hope she was tucked in somewhere." "rita says whoever took bianca, walked up to her home, opened her unlocked door, and then walked in univited. she says they could have taken anything else, but bianca is irreplacable." "to see her not be there, it was awful." rita also works at the nearby elementary school -- and says dogs like hawkeye and bianca help students. "it's a wonderful resource. not just the language skills too, but in the large group situations as well, i know the dog helps keep him calm as well." when special education teacher -- sherry petty -- learned someone took
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"oh, very sad and shocked. according to rita -- bianca had a thyroid disease and needs daily medication. when she was found -- the slightly overweight golden retriever seemed to be shaken -- but was o-k. right now -- she is being checked out by her vet. we've got you covered live in the newsroom -- macleod hageman -- 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 lab. coming up on kwwl, in a world dominated by texting and e-mails, one area high school goes old school and writes letters to
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and - the hawkeye's basketball team gears up for a rematch against the number four "winner of the regional emmy for outstanding newscast. you're watching kwwl. we've got and sports with rick coleman. this is the kwwl news at six." she's always stood strong... ...to get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes
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weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: a quiet night is ahead with temperatures above normal and remaining above normal 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 below zero friday night through tuesday morning. sunday and monday mornings will be the coldest days with temperatures averaging 10 below zero both mornings.
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temperatures above normal and remaining above normal 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 not. the wind chill remains below zero friday night through tuesday morning. sunday and monday mornings will be the coldest days with temperatures averaging 10 below zero both mornings.a quiet night is ahead with temperatures above normal and remaining above normal 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 below zero friday night through tuesday morning. sunday and monday mornings will be the coldest days with temperatures averaging 10 below zero both mornings.a quiet night is ahead with temperatures above normal and remaining above normal 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. is on the way back...ready or not. the wind chill remains below zero friday night through
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monday mornings will be the coldest days with temperatures averaging 10 below zero both mornings.a quiet night is ahead with temperatures above normal and remaining above normal 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. is on the way back...ready or not. the wind chill remains below zero friday night through tuesday morning. sunday and monday mornings will be the coldest days with temperatures averaging 10 below zero both mornings.a quiet night is ahead with temperatures above normal and remaining above normal 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. is on the way back...ready or not. the wind chill remains below zero friday night through tuesday morning. sunday and monday mornings will be the coldest days with temperatures averaging 10 below zero both mornings.a quiet night is ahead with temperatures above normal and remaining above normal thursday. most locations reach above freezing thursday afternoon, a nice break from the recent bitter cold.
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night and linger through friday. is on the way back...ready or not. branstad said he does not want syrian refugees coming to iowa, that is not stopping area high school students from becoming pen pals with syrian refugees from a world away. kwwl's kristin rogers spoke directly with the students who say they have formed bonds with the refugees, kristin? i'm at linn mar high school where ten students are taking part in this. the oppertunity came to them through their teacher david swaney. when david swaney's friend contacted him asking if david swaney/ government teacher, linn mar high school) "anytime that students can get real life experience one-on-one speaking with a syrian refugee stories of our time, there is nothing better." the students write letters by hand and then upload them online, then, they receive
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(cg:nicole glantz /student) "but regretfully my oldest brother died in the war, my two other brothers disappeared, just i remain alive." and lighter notes. (cg: madison jones/ student) "what do you like best about guys?" it's an experience students are embracing, despite negativity surrounding syrian refugees. (cg: aaron jones/student) "when you actually get down and take the time to get to know them it (cg: nikki nauman/ student) "you have to look into it for yourself, it's easy just because we hear the negative things on muslims and syrians but at the end of the day their told this oppertunity has taught the students so much more than they could ever possibly learn in a classroom." (cg: david swaney) "it takes their minds there and helps them look through their eyes at the story rather than just hearing the rederic we hear on the news and the political discourse right now."
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experience has been very fun for them. they have been writing back in forth for about ten months, the program is wrapping up now they say they learned a lot. we've got you covered live in marion, kristin rogers kwwl news. ...kwwl news. the syrian pen pals are located at zaatari refugee camp in jordan, which is home to 80 thousand refugees. coming up... the iowa hawkeyes going for the season sweep over tom izzo and had a nine day break to prepare.... and a former college football star is found dead in his prison cell.... zach grant has the details next in sports
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mens basektball team is fresh off a 33 point victory over drake... but the panthers who have had an up and down season so far now turn there sights to the indiana state sycamores the panthers have basically traded wins and losses since the start of decemeber the panthers now sit at 10-7... and thats almost identical to the 9-7 record indiana state boasts although they dont have near the non- conference wins the panthers have. regardless coach ben jacobson "i think they've won now 6 out are back those guys are doing alot of work for him, good players so well look forward to another competitive good basektball game coming up on wednesday." panthers tipped off with the
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at 6 score is currently ---- ill have highlihgts tonight at 6 meanwhile the iowa hawkeyes are just about done with a mini break halfway through their season. iowa has not played a game since january 5th a win over nebraska. next up... a rematch with number 4 ranked michigan state... as you remember the hawkeyes beat the then number one ranked spartans about two weeks however michigan state was without top player denzel valentine. "i think theyre a very different team denzel is the type of playing. ya know as a player you want to go against the best players every single night" "ya know to be able to win there... that's special, thats winning in an unbelievable arena ya know its tough to play there." iowa fans hoping to recreate this scene as the hawks go for the season sweep against michigan state tomorrow and former football star lawerence phillips was found dead in
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phillips who starred at nebraksa in the 90s, and was the 6th overall pick in the 1996 draft prison and had been charged with murder stemming from the death of his cell mate. thanks rick. 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.
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and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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that's no joke... the farm in albemarle county expects about 90 newborn goats by mid-february. so it needs volunteers who would snuggle and feed all those babies. newborn goats have to be bottle- fed four times a day and they must be kept warm. let's go to storm track seven
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the butterburger is made of just three cuts of fresh midwest beef. nothing more, nothing less. so we got the sirloin, the chuck and the plate. no fillers; that's it. all prized cuts, all well-marbled for richness and flavor. this is where those three wonderful cuts of beef come together. you can just tell that blend is working in there. and we sear them, and that seals in the juices of the burger. it doesn't get any better than that. and that's the culver's butterburger.
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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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