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campus. plus... dozens of brown trucks took part in a touching, traveling tribute to a long-time iowa delivery man. and an eastern iowa animal shelter taking in hundreds of dogs -- from another state. good morning, i'm ally crutcher and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteoroogist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. roads will improve quickly this morning, but we still have some that have some snow on them.. we will see the snow tracking out of the area within the nextcouple of hours but flurries may stick around. temperaturee
temps hovering around 10 this morning and not much affect from the wind.. they are staying calm to around 5 mph... they will be inly southerly today and that will help get us into the low to mid 20s over most of the developing overnight... at least 20 people were killed in a terrorist attack on a university in northwest pakistan. explosions and gunfire erupted on a university campus, near the border with afghanistan. security forces killed four attackers, but admit they don't know if there were any other attackers. so far -- no one has claimed responsibilty for the attack. two women die and nine ople are huhut after a buu crashes and flips on its side.
crash happened.. the california highway patrol says the busriver was feeling tired at the time of thcrash. it's unknownnif he may have fallen asleep... "he had said that he remembered striking the median area... and then the next thing here... and that's about all he could tell us." :15 the driver was among he nine people taken to the hospital. a 95-year-old man is set to go on trial. he's accused of helping murder more than three thousand people. he was a paramedic at a nazi death camp during world war two. he spent a month working there. his trial will begin next month. a new trial will be set for an iowa teenagej who's charged with killing two people in a c cash. prosecutors say trevor feauto of clarksville was driving drunk when his pickup truck crashed into a car. he is now facing four counts including homicide by vehicle,
a new trial has yet to be scheduled. a third person charged in a brawl involving an iowa principal will not be prosecuted. authorities say the brawl in glenwood ast fall starttd because of a racial slur -- and involved glenwood high school principal richard hutchinson. charges are now dismissed against his step-son hurl beechum the third -- and two others involved in the fight. hutchihison was not charged. a former garwin city clerk is convicted on a federal theft charge. as part of a plea agreement, anna leytham admitte to stealing at least 77thousand ddlars from the city. she was accused of embezzling more than half a million dollars. a sentencing date has not been scheduled. it's a question that many employers often ask job applicants... but that may soon change. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in the newsroom to tell us banning the box. it's a phrase you might have heard by now.... right now senate lawmakers in iowa are considering aa"ban the box" bill..... if the bill is passed it would prevent an employer or employment agency from asking about an applicant's criminal history
selected for an interview.. supporters of this say the bill gives people a second chance... critics say it could be a liability for employers.... it's a topic not new to some eastern iowans... last summer...a reverend spoke out about removing the box from and rental applications in waterloo.... we've got you covered live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. a three-member panel of a senate committeee plans to meet soon to decide whether the bill sould move forward. the cedar falls city council says it wasn't easy, but it can explain why a rezoning request for taylor morris was rejected. morris -- a well- known veteran to build a smart-house -- that would be controlled by an i- pad. here's video from the city council meeting monday night. morris and his wife wanted land rezoned so they could build. the council denied the request -- saying the area is far city services. plus, there were concerns this would set a precedent -- which some were uncomfortable with --
other options morris and his wife had with the current landowners -- without having to come before the city... they are great kids. i am so have to do it for the next guy we along with him can find either a different location or still see f that one smehow me and i get it, that r rht now we have to go by the rules." we reached out to the morrises. they told us they did not want to be interviewed. the city says they've been the governor of michigan apologizes to those who live in the city of flint, he also said he's taking steps to quickly correct the city's water crisis. during his ssate of the state he's sending more national guard
thousand people affected by lead- tainted water in the city. "i know apologies won't make up for the mistakes that were again." the governor pledged that by the end of the week, every household in flint will have water filters. with 12 days to go until the iowa caucuses, donald trump picks up a big endorsement. sarah palin. but tracie potts tells us he's not the only republican going after conservatives. "our next president of the united states, donald j. trump!" sarah palin... endorsing justifiably so!!!" "we're gonna ggve 'em hell."." the palin endorsement could help trump win points with women and conservatives: "this just might be the kind of move that excites someone that supports donald trump but wasn't sure if they were going to go out and caucus on a cold night." trump's closest rival, ted crr, refused t t bad-mouth
"listen, i love sarah palin. sarah palin is fantastic. without her friendship and support, i wouldn't be in the senate support of his own. he's being introduced in iowa saturday by glenn beck. on faceeook, beck meantime, bernie sanders is itching for a general election battle with trump: donald trump." both frontrunners - trump and hillary clinton - are ted cruz and marco vote on whether to allow syrian refugees into the u-s. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. trump tweeted last night that he's "greatly honored" to get palin's endorsement. he could use support from one of the party's most outspoken conservatives. here's n update on another republican in the e ace. carly fiorina wassin waverly at wartburg college yesterday. education,
"the reason ) am running fo president is because i actually think we have to takekeour future back." today, she'll be in guthrie center, des moines, mount vernon and maquoketa. a former cauus winner is hoping to build momentum in these final two weeks. rick santorum has been struggling to get support in the state he won four years ago. "i'm not anticipating a big jump 4 or 5 folks that will finish here. that's the boost we need to go on." he'll campaign in western iowa today. u-s attorney general loretta lynch will testify before a senate subcommittee today about gun control. the hearing will focus on implementing new executive actions related to gun control. earlier this month president obama announced executive actions designed to reduce gun violence. president obama goes to the north american international auto show. the president is heading to detroit to check out some cars. more specifically the president
recovery of the american auto indutry. more than 640- thousand jobs have been created since the 2009 bailout. security for mardi gras will be "unprecedented," featuring so much surveillance you can "assume that you are being recorded wherever you u re." that's what a fbi special agent said ahead of the celebration. private surveillance cameras are already up along parade routes and other locations will added with temporary cameras where needed. "we're happy to ssrve you. behavior. do not bring a weapon to the parades. we will find it and we will arrest you for it." many of the officers will be undercover. a touching, traveling tribute to a long-time iowa delivery man. dozensof u-p-s trucks in sioux city lined up for a processional on a highway before the funeral for pat conway. he worked for u- p-s for 25 years, sorting, loading, and delivering packages. his coworkerssdrove together in his meery before they split off bodies, but you can't replace
him being around," says jason babor, a ups supervisor. he died last thursday after a four year battle with cancer. he was 57. an area animal shelter is helping to ease the burden of overcrowded shelters in the south. and today, the dubuque regional humane society will receive another shipment of dogs. it's through a program that saves hundreds of dogs every year. kwwl's brad hanson fills us in. it's the slow season at they're here from an overcrowded shelter in the south dubuque regional humane society) "in southern states where the temperature is very warm, there is an even higher population of homeless dogs, and those dogs don't have much of a chance. when they can't get trek up north, their stay is often pretty short. (brad hanson, @bhansonkwwl) "well many dogs are brought here because they don't stand a chance of being adopted, but when they're
gone within days." "the first transport we received earlier in january, all 14 of the dogs were adopted within a week." megan schmerbach has seen many of the dogs from this program cycle through their shelter. (megan schmerbach, dubuque regional humane society) "it's really nice knowing that they're brought up here because they're overcrowded shelthers. and knowing that we saved them, and they're going to be happy and have a family is very rewarding." and while dogs of all ages come to dubuque as part of this program, benham says the majority are puppies--and they go fast. the humane society is set to
they expect to take in nearly 15- hundred dogs, and close to 25-hundred animals total this year. it's coming up on today in iowa.... your next starbucks visit will sound different. and that's all thanks to a new partnership. more details on the way. plus... as millions of americans prepare to make their spring and summer travel plans... we'll reveal the top hotels in the u-s according to a new report. roads are improving as the snow tracks out of the area this
the 7-day.. i'll have that coming up. "you're watching kwwl,
we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." 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: it will be warmer today and the next several days, but we will keep quite a few clouds around. they wwl have flurries with them, and may see light snow thursday night. our current snow will be tracking out of the area this morning but leave behind some flurries.
driving conditions or partialaly covered with snow. stormtrack7 live weather network has been showing that most of the morning. temperatures are warmer... they are around 10 this morning... above zero... with the teens across the state. still a few snow showers in the east and northeast, but that will track out and we will have a break, but another low will dive to the south and may produce a few snow showers tomorrow night. it will depend on how far north that low tracks, but it doesn't look like much will fall her. we will warm up, though... temps will be in t t 20s and 30s over most of the midwest today and tomorrow. we may have a few teens around the tri-state today with most of us seeing the low 20s. a few flurries, but no accumulaaions expected. some fog tonight with lows in the low to mid teens and then mid to upper 20s for thursday. a few snow showers tomorrow night with the next system sunday night into monday. highs will be mainly in the 20s, but could
it's coming up on today in iowa.... a popular new smartphone having some issues with its battery life... how far north that low tracks, but it doesn't look like much will fall her. we will warm up, though... temps will be i i the 20s and 30s over most of the midwest today and tomorrow. we may have a few teens around the system sunday night into monday. it's coming up on today in iowa.... a popular new smartphone havg
choking hazard. the recall involves two styles of infant one-piece bodysuits... darth vader and disneyland 60th. the ssps on the three-snap closure of these onesies can detach and pose a choking hazard to young children. no injuries have been reported. if you plan to travel to the big apple, the sherry- netherland hotel in new yyrk city is the winner of top hotel in the u-s. it's a boutique hotel from the 19- 20s. second and third on the list are hotels in california and massachusetts. starbucks and spotify are coming together to keep the coffee house vibe ing no matter where you are. now, a starbucks app will tell you what song is playing as soon as you walk into any store. the app also lets you create your own starbucksslaylists and llten to them spotify. the company says the new music service is available at more than 75- hundred locations in the u-s. all u-s spotiy users also have access to it. apple is looking into a potenenial issue with the battery
newest i-phones. the company says if you manually change the time or chaae timezone on your i-phone 6-s or 6-s plus -- your battery percentage doesn't update. they say they are looking into a solution -- but for now they adivse people to make sure their automatic date and time setting is turned on. if the battery percentage continues to fail -- they say to contact apple support. some flood victims in south carolina will get much-needed help, thanks to a christmas gift mmx- upup a woman ordered shoes for her zappos. but the wrong shoes got delivered. she called customer sesevice and told them how flooding devastated her community. the representative told her to give the wrong shoes to a blankets. and i was thinking what is this? so i opened it up and we read do for your community.' 'we hope things get better soon.' i mean,
geting back into the 20s for the ress of the week. a few flurries are possible with the clouds over the next few days, too, but with a better chance sunday night into monday. it's coming up on today in iowa.... a home is charred and destroyed in a fire that kills two young sisters. plus... an iowa county has already made security upgrades to its courthouse. but now, it'll have to budget for a new security guard. we'll tell you why in our next
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but in one family -- it's an every day battle -- and will inineresting. 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 forecastt roads will improve quickly this morning, but we still have some that have some snow on them.. we will see the snow tracking out of thee area within the next couple of hours but flurries may stick around. temperatures managed to stay above zero last night with temps hovering around 10 this morning and not much affect from
calm to around 5 mph... they will be mainly southerly today and that will help get us into o e low to midd 20s over most of the kwwl viewing area. we keep the "warmer" temperatures the rest of the forecast, but there are a couple of chances of snow . i'll have new details this mornrnng about a dedely crash in eastern iowa. three people died last night -- and two others were hurt. the
crash happened on highway 63 near chickasaw county road b-54. that's south of new hampton. here's a picture from the new hampton chickasaw county tribune. the iowa state patrol says bertha smith -- from waterloo -- did not yield to a semi. her car crashed into a semi. latorriiduffie, keith emry and devivi gordin all died. all three were in their twenties. authorities say they were not wearing seat belts. smith and another person were taken to the hospital. the semi driver was not hurt.
volunteer for ben carson is being remembered as a bright young man. the volunteer waskilled yesterday in a crash in western iowa. braden joplin was in a van -- with other carson volunteers. the van flipped on an icy road and was hit by another vehicle. it happened near atlantic, iowa. carson was campaigning in south carolina at the time -- and has suspended all of his events to be with the victim's family. "braden joplin was an amazing young man. i had an opportunity to - to get to know compassionate he was." here's a picture of carson with joplin. carson says three other campaign volunteers were treated and released from the hospital after the crask. this morning, investigators are trying to figure o ot what caused a deadly fire. the crawford county sheriffs office says two sisters were killed in that fire. lena bartels and her sister trinity. lena was 12. her sister was 15.
wisconsin -- about 20 miles outside prairie du chein. neighbors say someone driving by noticed smoke coming out of the home monday night they tried getting inside to save them -- but the smoke and "the house behind me is fully engulfed in flames and pretty much beyond the point of saving." authorities say the girls were home alone -- their parents were at work at the time of the fire. a huge apartment fire in philadelphia is now under control. ittook crews about two hours to knock it down. two firefighters were hurt -- but they should be ok. an arrest is made in an eastern iowa bank robbery. police say the suspect had a fake gun. authorities say a witness told them someone with a gun held up the u.s. bank on william street in iowa city. police say they later found the suspect, clifton brinkmeyer, and a fake, plastic gun. he's being chared with second degree robbery. parents, students and staff are hoping for a more typical school day at iowa city west. yesterday, classes were shut down because of a mb threat. police e fficers and k9's checked
students were bussed to the hawkeye tennis and what police called a credible threat. "everyone listen up, listen p, to tell us that there had been a ththeat to our school, we didn't know what kind of threat, but the gym." from there students say they were told more specifically it was a bomb threat. the building was cleared after a search. thehebomb threatee affected tt voting for a special election. west high was a polling site. here are the results of that election. lisa green- douglass will be the next johnson county supervisor. she'll fill terrence neuzil's seat. he left the board after taking a job in michigan. the county was required to hold the election no matter what -- was moved. "for us, this is the first time we've had other counties where they've had fires at their polling sites, and they've had to relocate." people then voted at the athletic hall of fame on prairie meadow drive
iowa city. just 12 days away now from the iowa caucuses. donald trump -- in a tight race here -- is now being endorsed by sarah palin. doggone right we're angry. we are mad and we've been had. they need to get use to it. this this go around. the former alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential nominee stood by trump at a rally in ames. she praised him as someone who has shaken up the republican party.. she's exexected to be with him today at a campaign event in norwalk. as palin was in iowa, her son was being arraigned on domestic violence charges.
night in alaska. he's accused of punching and kicking his girlfriend. he's been charged with assault. he was released after posting bail. a decision by governor branstad could have a ripple effect on caucus night. he says he does not support senator -- and fellow republican ted cruz -- and says neither should you. branstad is a clear supporter of the renewable fuel standard -- which ii boost for iowa's ethanol market. cruz has been asked repeatedly about whether he supports it. he says he's not in favor of washington picking winners or "i believe that it would be a polls, but the only poll that counts is the one they take on caucus night and i think it could change between now and then." kwwl political analyst chris larimer says it shouldn't be surprising that branstad and "it has the potiential to affect really banking on, at this point, probably a first place finish in iowa to give him momentum
larimer says this could affect voters who are still undecided at this point. senator cruz had this to say about the governor's comments... that the washington cartel was going to panic more and more... a reporter asked cruz what he thought of iowa's corn growers -- and the r-f-s. cruz said he thinks corn growers are wonderful people who are frustrated with career politicians. a former caucus winner is hoping to two weeks. rick santorum has been struggling to get support in the state he won four years ago... in the polls like that this time in he game of being in the top 4 or 5 folks that will finish on." he'll campaign in western iowa today.
information about hillary clinton's emails. an inspector general says some of her e-mails had information classified top secret -- special access program. that would include some of the most closely held u-s intelligence information. she's been under fire for using a private email server as secretary of state. but her campaign and the state department deny that any information was mishandled -- and say the information in question was classifiid only after she received it. she's in a very close race right now with senator bernie sanders in iowa. sanders is back on the campaign trail in iowa. he dismissed clinton's claims that she'd be the strongest general election candidate against a republican -- like donald trump... "from the bottom of -y heart, to beat the other republicans, i think bernie sanders is that candidate. " sanders had a number of stops in clinton will be in burlington today.. an iowa county has already made
courthouse in maquoketa.. but now, it'll have to budget for a w security guaad. this all comes after former city manager gus glaser opened fire during a meeting back in september of 20-14. board of supervisors chairman larry "buck" koos tackled the shooter, who turned the gun on himself and later died from his injuries. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us now live in our newsroom with more details. is there enou security at te jackson county courthouse? it's a concern that is still on many eople's mindd after one man was able to to bring in and fire a handgun during a board of supervisors meeting at the courthouse.... since then... the county has decreased the number of entrances inside the building..... it also added an outdoor dropbox so there is less traffic inside... a judge also mandated that an armed security guard be present... but the county is struggling to decide howwto spend their money... "we don't know what's the best what it was for sure, 25 and if was the best way xo go, 31 i would have done it on september
according to our media parners at th-media.... jackson county is the only courthouse in the seventh judicial district that does not have a full-time armed bailiff every day... a guard has been coming once-a-week since january first. and starting narch 1st, it'll be a full-time position. we've got you covered live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. the chairman says it could cost 100- thousand dollarsto have a full-time guard on staff. it's an extra cost the county hadn't expected to pay... a family will be divided this sunday in a unique way. they're big broncos fans -- except for the first born son. ryan haarer found out why the ten year old is already defying his for him." a choice. "whoever wins the super bowl, we'll name them that."
the patriots won the super bowl. "people for the first time when 'w(at? why? i'lljust say, well, though he's quickly found himself the odd man out at schhl.... "you have nobody to talk to." and at home. "he's usually preretty good but sometimes he gets too annoying and we send him to another room to watch. because we can't stand it!" at brady. in 2007 peyton manning led the colts to a super bowl. and son number two came along. "i'm peyton." yup. brady's younger brother-- is peyton. and since manning's move from indy-- game time's been-- tense. mom and dad will have "when they're head to head they're wrestling and yelling at each other. unfortunately it usually looks like brady is on top." brady's the smack talker... "we already have fourr underneathhur belt. and he has-- how many? i forgot to
namesake is learning how to keep as for sunday, if the broncos lose, things could get ugly. "i am going to punch my thanks to mom and dad who won't have much sympathy for their oldest come sunday-- in a house divided. "it'll be three on one. we'll just tie brady up and throw him out in the garage for two or three hours." brady says he'll only watch the game with his family if there's food downstairs. if the pats lose -- he says
for the broncos in the super bowl. we still have a lot to get to this morning: including an actor -- playing the role of a hero -- in real life. he pulled a man out of a plus tto all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese... this isn't what mcdonald's meant by special sauce -- but chocolate is now being added to a favorite fast food. roads are improving as the snow tracks out of the area this morning. we have more snow in the 7-day.. i'll have that coming up. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." rom the kwwl stormtrack 7
and then telelthem what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
with them, and may see lighh snow thursday night. our current snow will be tracking out of the area this morning but leave behind some flurries. roads are either normal winter driving conditions or partially covered with snow. ormtrack7 live weather netwowok has s been showing that most of the morning. temperatures are warmer... they are around 10 this morning... above zero... with the teens across the state. still a few snow showers in he east and northeast, but that will track out and we will have a break, but another low will dive to the south and may produce a few snow showers tomorrow night. it will depend on how far
tracks, but it doesn't look liie much will fall her. we will warm up, though... temps will be in the 20s and 30s over most of the midwest today and tomomorow. we may have a few teens around the tri-state today with most of us seeing the low 20s. a few flurries, but n accumulations expected. some fog tonight with lows in the low to mid teens and xhen mid to upper 20s for ththrsday. a few snow showers tomorrow night with the next system sunday night into monday. highs will be mainly in the 20s, but could get into thth low 30s over much of the area on
you may notice snowy roads on your way to work this morning. in another part of the midwest, they're also dealing with it. we're taking a live look out of a drive cam out of indianapolis whwhre the snow is s oming down. and now we'r'e taking a live look through our decorah eagle cam. still no sign of the eagles! with the cold ttperatures weeve faced this week, i don't blame them. it's coming up: like
taking candy from a baby. what are the most common passwords stolen by thieves? you wowot believe howweasy some people make it. plus -- most of us love chocolate, but is this going too far? it's a new sweet and salty treat at a famous restaurant.
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"star wars" came in at 25, "solo" at 23 and "princess" at 21. take a l lok at this... it's the latest menu item at mcdonald's... but you'll have to go to japan to get it. chocolate- covered fries! the golden arches calls this sweet and salty combo the mcchoco potato. it's french fries drizzled with two different chocolate sauces. they are red hot -- on the ice. the defending stanley cup champs are the hottest team in ckey right now. the chicago blackhawks were shooting for their 12th win in a row last night in nashville. that would be a franchise record -- and they did it. now to a strange finish on jeopapady this week. on monday, the show ended without a champion. check it out. all three contestants ended the game with no money after betting everything on the final question. here'sshe question -- or the answer -- a 1957 event led to
creation of a national historic site in this city -- signed into law by a president whose library is now there too. the answer -- little rock. they all got it wronn. so yesterday, three new contestants came on the show. you can watch jeopardy today at three and four o'clock right here on kwwl. an oscar-winning actor is now being called a real hero. the california highway patrol says jamie foxx and another good samaritan heped pull a driver from a b brning truck this week in californna. they broke a window and cut the seat belt to pull the driver out the truck. "i don't look at it as heroic. i out. without going too far into it, it all just worked out." the driver is in intensive care with third-degree burns and a broken collarbone. it's
forecast. getting back into the 20s for the rest of the week. a few flurries are possible with the clouds over the next few days, too, but mostly dry during the days. snow showers possible thursday night with a better chance sunday night into monday. here's a live look outside at , there's nother hour of today in iowa coming up right here on
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