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state university that killed a student. police say 23- year-old benjamin clague is the driver of the cyride bus that hit 18-year-old emmalee jacobs from urbana, who was a freshman at the time. it happened in a crosswalk on ash avenue on december 14, just after seven am. clague is charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in a death. police say clague's behavior was out of the ordinary the day of the crash. at his very next stop he got out and walked around the bus in the rain. our understanding is that he doesn't normally do that and so again, we put all these things together. officers also used follow-up interviews, and forensic evidence to nail down clague as a suspect. kwwl's kristin rogers is in center point, that's where emmalee graduated high school and grew up going to church. kristin you spoke with emmalee's long time pastor, but you also spoke
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that's right, i asked brad jacobs over the phone today about the arrest and he told me quote, it stirs up more feeling and sorrow that the person didn't come forward and police had to find them. for more than a month, many have struggled with the unanswered question -- who hit emmalee jacobs on that december center point urbana high school in the spring before heading to iowa state." her principal tells me the arrest is something they've been waiting for. (cg: rob libolt/ principal at center point-urbana high school) "we're hoping that this day would come." not far from the school is emmalee's church, and a (cg: mike elson/ pastor at center point united methodist church) "conservative as well as reserved but once you got her missed her very much." he tells us he knew an arrest would be made someday (cg: mike elson) "in all these facts i knew in my heart that one day we would know and despite the tradgedy of the situation and all of the grief, he tells us he is considering the drivers life as well. (cg: mike elson) "another
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is the driver of the cyride bus because this is a tragic event in his life as well and by faith we're called to pray for everybody." emmalee's father tells us he doesn't know if he could call the arrest closure, but it is nice to have it patched. her father also told me he hopes could call the arrest closure, but it is nice to have it patched. her father also told me he hopes this process is not drawn out, he is hoping there is no trial but instead the person admits to what they did. we've got you covered live in center point, kristin rogers...kwwl news. emmalee's father also told kwwl today he is very thankful to the ames police department for being diligent in this investigation and to iowa state university. just days before the break in the case - - one of emmalee's
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emily mensen - wrote a letter to the then unknown driver - - asking for answers. in the letter she states "if you do know that you hit emmalee and you left the scene, i bet you are scared." police - now saying benjamin clague did know - - and that has mensen wondering what if he had stopped? "you can't help, but do so. i would like to think that she would be still recovering, but she would have a fighting chance and emmalee was a fighter." mensen says she is glad to see emmalee finallly get some justice. continuing coverage on a bomb threat that sent thousands of eastern iowa students home. classes were canceled at iowa city's west high school after a bomb threat was called in tuesday morning. the phone call delivering the threat was described as a computerised, robotic voice. police are now looking for possible connections between this bomb threat and similar
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that same day. a man is arrested for breaking into a waterloo bar-and smashing poker machines and police say a security system alerted them all about it. this happened monday around 3 a.m. police say 28 year old charles stocks jr. broke into parks road inn- bashing three video poker machines with a hammer- steals some cash- and then takes off. he doesn't get far though- police say they found him moments later, outside the bar with a hammer and cash on him. stocks jr. is facing burglary charges. kwwl's lauren moss speaking with the bar owner today- and lauren he is hoping others will learn from this- his bar is not to be messed with. well that's right..because the bar is decked out with cameras and alarm systems. the owner tells me- it's easy..if you break it...you'll get caught. and that's exactly what happened monday around 3 a.m. take a look at this video-
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swinging away at a poker machine. police say he smashed three machines-in a short period of time at park road inn. the owner tells me..this is like a very close eye on it... "as soon as they get in the door, the alarm is going off and they don't have very much time before police get here. the police probably had him in less than 3minutes.." police say- they found stocks jr. with a hammer and cash on him- he was right outside the bar when police arrived. rick tells me nothing else was missing- just some cash from the poker machines which have since been repaired. it's also important to point out- waterloo police responded to two other burglaries on monday. they say a video poker machine was also smashed- at vic's lounge in waterloo- so police are investigating if stocks jr. was behind those break-ins as well. we've got you covered, lauren moss kwwl news. stocks jr. is facing third-degree burglary charges. he has since
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released from the black hawk county jail. prosecutors withdraw a plea offer for a young man accused of killing two teenage girls in a crash in sac county. 19-year-old trevor feauto is charged with vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated. the plea offer was withdrawn because relatives of the victims say the deal didn't provide adequate justice. seven people are dead following three accidents across the state of iowa yesterday. it started tuesday morning when two people collided near atlantic. the iowa state patrol says a car lost control and struck a pickup. the driver of the car and her passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene. the pick up driver was taken to the hospital. a second fatal accident also took place near atlantic - this one involving volunteers from doctor ben carson's
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the victim was 25-year-old braden joplin. he and three others were in the van at the time --when they hit a patch of ice -- flipped on the side and were hit by another car. doctor carson canceled all of his remaining campaign events yesterday so he could be with the victim's family. the final accident took place just south of new hampton on highway 63. three people were killed and two others were hurt in the crash 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 - and her car was hit. latorris duffie, keith demry and devin gordin all died. all three were in their twenties. a boil order is in effect for an eastern iowa town. according to a garrison city clerk, a boil order is in effect for
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the boil order is due to a water heidi cruz, the wife of republican candidate ted cruz, stopped by the kwwl studios today for an upcoming segment of the steele report, along with congressman, steve king. she said he's sticking to his convictions when i asked her "government should not be picking winner and losers. and when people understand that and when tedd has been working with the private sector here in iowa to make resolutions. there's a lot of good buz from that and i think any distraction from that is running really, really strong. ted cruz favors a 5 -year phaseout of rfs...but she thinks her husband will win iowa on february 1st.
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his top rival in iowa. the morning after accepting sarah palin's endorsement, donald trump held a different kind of rally. trump used the occasion in norwalk to unleash some of his harshest attacks yet on his top iowan rival, senator ted cruz. trump told the crowd that goldman sachs "owns" cruz, and that he's allied with big banks. trtrmp also said he was going to my whole life has been to take, take, right, take. i was greedy. states. i'm going to be greedy for our country. i 'm going to take. we're not going to be the stupid people anymore. one of the questions from trump's rally was, where was sarah palin? a spokesperson for palin wouldn't give a reason as to why she attendance. she did however meet up with trump for his events in oklahoma. it's getting to be that time of year again--the world famous decorah eagles getting ready to add more
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our resident eagle reporter, kwwl's brad hanson, joins us live now from decorah. what have the eagles been up to and what can we expect? the stars of the most viewed live stream of all time have been very busy over the past few months getting their nest ready. you can see in this video, dad arranging the nest, trying to make it as comfortable and warm as possible for the eggs mom will lay soon. they've beennbusy bringing in corn stalks and husks, sticks, grass and any other material that will make this nest as effective as possible. they've been extra busy this winter as well because of the milder conditions. (amy ries, raptor resource point, they're not only preparing the nest itself, they're starting to prepare the have a lot of soft, shredded, insulated material to help them keep the eggs warm." this is video from last year--and a preview of what's to come--we
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see eggs sometime between mid to late february, and should see them hatch a little over a month later. and this year also marks the first that the eagles will lay their eggs without former director bob anderson here to oversee the process. ries says he would absolutely be thrilled with what's going on here if he were still alive. we've got you covered live here in decorah, brad hanson...kwwl news. and if you want to see what the eagles are up to, you can find a link to the livestream on our website at kwwl dot com. coming up on kwwl, a second grader is honored by an eastern iowa and - the panther faithful will be out in full force as the panthers gear up for conference rival, wichita state. "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl."
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thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday night. there is a chance of scattered light snow showers thursday night. any accumulation would be light. clouds clear friday with into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday night. there is a chance of scattered light snow showers thursday night. any accumulation would be light. clouds clear friday with afternoon highs warming into the mid 20s.clouds will slowly track into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday night. there is a chance of accumulation would be light. clouds clear friday with afternoon highs warming into the mid 20s.clouds will slowly track into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday night. there is a chance of scattered light snow showers thursday night. any accumulation would be light. clouds clear friday with afternoon highs warming into the mid 20s.clouds will slowly track into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday
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scattered light snow showers thursday night. any accumulation would be light. clouds clear friday with afternoon highs warming into the mid 20s.clouds will slowly track into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday night. there is a chance of scattered light snow showers thursday night. any accumulation would be light. clouds clear friday with afternoon highs warming into the mid 20s.clouds will slowly track into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday night. there is a chance of would be light. clouds clear friday with afternoon highs warming into the mid 20s.clouds will slowly track into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday night. there is a chance of scattered light snow showers thursday night. any accumulation would be light. clouds clear friday with afternoon highs warming into the mid 20s.clouds will slowly track into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday night. there is a chance of scattered light snow showers thursday night. any accumulation would be light. clouds clear friday with
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mid 20s.clouds will slowly track into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday night. there is a chance of scattered light snow showers thursday night. any accumulation would be light. clouds clear friday with afternoon highs warming into the mid 20s.clouds will slowly track into the area overnight keeping temperatures near 10 degrees for thursday morning lows. the sky remains mostly cloudy thursday and thursday today for saving her family from a fire. it happened at an apartment complex about a year ago. the marion police department honored the girl today in front of her family and friends at her school. kwwl's hillary maglin was there (nats) this little girl... is being called a big time hero. chloe taylor... a second grader at emerson elementary school in marion... was awarded after she saved her family from an apartment fire. (sot. cg: deb krebill/marion she says it's all thanks to fire fighters who talked to
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year... and told students exactly what to do in an taylor/emerson elementary student) "they told us that we should help our little brothers or sisters." which she did. chloe's first priority building as soon as possible. (sot. cg: hillary maglin) "this safety." you can still see soot on the door and cieling where the fire broke out. chloe's father went to help the neighbors... which is when chloe stepped in to make sure the rest of her family was safe. (sot) "let's hear it for chloe!" chief krebill says that's exactly what they hope kids get out of school fire fighter chats. (sot. cg: deb krebill/marion fire chief) "the kids actually go home and teach the rest of that's what we find is very beneficial." and as for chloe's award? (sot) "it's really cool."
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krebill said no one was hurt in the fire... but there could've been a different outcome if it weren't for chloe. coming up... the uni panthers looking to take down the conference leading wichita state shockers tonight at the mcleod center we'll hear from coach jake and the post season awards are already rolling in for one quarterback... see who the pro football writers named their mvp
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and with your support, i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. good evening im zach grant... well in order to be the best youve got to beat the best... and thats the task at hand tonight for the uni panthers as the take on wichita state. the shockers are seated atop the missouri valley conference... undefeated so far this season in conference play and sitting 12-5 overall. although they are not having the season we have become accostom to seeing from the shockers, they this as a good challenge for his team. "sometimes its good to be playing against the best there our league and nationally sometimes its best to have to push all the chips into the middle of the table." panthers and shockers tip off is just over a half hour away. this
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highlights tonight at ten. meanwhile they iowa hawkeye women are looking to get some momentum going against penn state tonight.... the hawks have lost three of there last four but on paper this should be a fairly easy task look the nittany lions is a team that is very good theyre shooting the ball better than they did last year they can turn it up at any time." hawks and nittany lions tip off is also at 7:00 from carver hawkeye arena. the post season awards are already rolling in for cam newton... the carolina panthers signal caller was chosen as the 2015 nfl most valuable player and offensive player of the year by the pro football writers of america. newton in his 5th year had 35 pass
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this is not the official nfl mvp... that wont be announced until feb 6th .newton and the panthers
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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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here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security increases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all seniors can retire with dignity and respect.
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