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a man wanted in connection with a double homicide and police spent four hours in a standoff. how it ended late last night... and the latest in the investigation. remembering the victims.. friends and family gathered last night to pay tribute to the couple killed in their home. what relatives said about the two and what happened to them. no surprise... the hawkeyes stay put in the college football playoff rankings, but this weekend's game in indianapolis is set up for a winner-take-all finish...we'll tell you why. it's wednesday, december 2nd...
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first on 13... a nearly four hour standoff in dallas county has come to an end. and a man police linked to two homicides in des moines is in custody... the bodies of 36 year old bryon howard and 31 year old heather belieu were discovered in this home on center street monday afternoon. they were both shot to death. police identified 39 year old michael wanchanic as a person of interest in the case. wanchanic is believed to be the victims' roommate. he's been transferred to the polk county jail. that's where we find channel 13's josh nguyen...
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it was a big relief. we had approximately 30 officers out here on scene. it's a lot of man power. and it's cold. so hope everybody's healthy
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family and friends are remembering the victims of the double homicide... dozens of people gathered at a bridge near belieu and howard's home last night. they held candles and shared memories. howard's mother spoke briefly about the loss... its awesome to know that my son and heather were loved so much, it just goes to show you that good people, bad things happen to good people. i know they both accepted christ.. and i think that's the only
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gives me comfort right now. belieu leaves behind four children. des moines police say they're closer to finding those responsible for a deadly downtown shooting... the shooting happened along court avenue on sunday morning. police say it followed a fight between two groups. 21 year old edmanuel perez died from his injuries... 23 year old andrew hurley boyd remains hospitalized. officers are interviewing several witnesses... and reviewing security video of the incident. a presidential candidate doesn't want subsidies or government mandates for the renewable fuels industry... and he's about to hear a new round of ads because of it. politicians like ted cruz support subsidies for big oil but want to end support for ethanol. these ads don't come from one of cruz's rivals... but rather a bi partisan alternative fuels group.
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says it'll start ads in iowa calling out cruz's position to let the industry compete on its own... without government help. the group says cruz is too close to big oil... since he invests hundred os thousands in it and gets millions more in political support from pro - oil donors. i've actually talked to ted cruz 3 or 4 times since his candidacy has started. he's very well set in his ways group members hope congressman steve king can change cruz's mind. king endorsed cruz for president. after 22 years in the military... senator joni ernst is ending that part of her career... monday was her final day with the "iowa national guard." she retires as a lieutenant colonel. ernst served as company commander during a 14 month deployment to kuwait... from 2003 to 2004. during the tour... she was in charge of getting supplies from the country to
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freedom." the second time's the charm for the newest member of the windsor heights city council... zachary bales - -enry won the city's runoff election... with about 60 percent of the votes. he beat two - term incumbent charlene butz. this was the second election for the candidates... they didn't receive enough votes on november 3rd to gain a seat on the council. threase harms won that election... beating another incumbent. both newcomers will be inaugurated next month. iowa is preparing for the biggest football game in school history... the big ten championship game in indianapolis. the winner almost certainly locks down a spot in the college football playoffs. channel 13's michael admire is
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our sports team will be at the game saturday night. the spartans are the visitors at lucas oil stadium in indianapolis. kickoff is at 7 - 17. iowa is ranked number four and michigan state,
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we will have a few left-over flurries falling early today. the rest of the week will be dry and warmer. much warmer air is expected this weekend. we are expected to hit
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you can park your car along the
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and now... you can also park your four - legged friend. we'll show you the bizarre invention that's helping out dog owners... after
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and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. of pop culture... that's right.. let's take a look at what's buzzing online. new york dog owners have a new option when visiting businesses that don't allow pets. instead of tying their dogs to a parking meter or a bike rack... they can now park them... the boxes work by scanning a membership card. the door unlocks and they can put their dog inside. the invention's creators say
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more parents are getting their baby name inspiration... from instagram. according to "baby center dot com"... millennial parents are naming their kids after instagram filters. the name "lux" jumped 75 percent on the list of baby boy names... compared to last year. "ludwig," "hudson," and "amaro" also increased in popularity. for girls... the names "juno," "valencia," and "willow" were among the favorites. the guy walked up like he owned it just helped himself, walked right off check out this surveillance video of someone flagrantly ripping off holiday lights from a home
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the homeowner says the lighs weren't expensive... but he hopes his video allows police to catch the real - life grinch. a salvation army red kettle is ringing up some serious cash in minnesota. a couple who wish to remain anonymous dropped a half million dollar check into the kettle. it's the single largest gift ever collected in the twin cities. the donors say the simple act of salvation army workers giving free coffee and donuts to soldiers during world war one has long made an impression on the family. in the next star wars movie... the storm troopers are still the bad guys. but this weekend in missouri... they were the good guys... helping set up a
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franchise positioned the action figures a various stages of the set up... rolling out the cloth... setting up the stand... raising the tree... even carefully reviewing the instructions. then... they unveiled the tree to the sith lord and supreme commander of
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police standoff.. a man wanted
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double homicide and police spent four hours in a standoff. how it ended late last night...
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remembering the victims.. friends and family gathered last night to pay tribute to the couple killed in their home. what relatives said about the two and what happened to them. cyclone scare... the iowa state men were back in action at hilton coliseum last night... we'll tell you what made the crowd go silent during the first half. it's wednesday, december 2nd.
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first on 13... a nearly four hour standoff in dallas county has come to an end. and a man police linked to two homicides in des moines is in custody... the bodies of 36 year old bryon howard and 31 year old heather belieu were discovered in this home on center street monday afternoon. they were both shot to death. police identified 39 year old michael wanchanic as a person of interest in the case. wanchanic is believed to be the victims' roommate. he's been transferred to the polk county jail.
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the handgun was the only thing found in his possession when he got out, and the vehicle will be taken back to the des moines police department and processed riends are
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it still seems unreal. and i just love the fact that they got so much love and support. dozens of people gathered at a bridge near belieu and howard's home last night. they held candles and shared memories. some also took the opportunity to push for change... let's try to corral this violence that has taken over our city. try to call on someone or something to step in and do something about the violence that has taken over our city. belieu leaves behind four children. the iowa division of criminal investigation is looking into the death of an iowa inmate...
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unresponsive male in a jail cell in cerro gordo county yesterday. the man was taken to the hospital.. where he was pronounced dead. his name hasn't been released.... but an autopsy has been scheduled. a federal investigation is underway in the metro... drug enforcement agents served three search warrants yesterday. one of them took place at this home on northwest 63rd place. the u - s attorney's office wouldn't say what investigators were searching for... or what they seized from any of the three locations. new emails suggest hillary clinton isn't a fan of the caucus process used by 13 states... the emails from clinton's time as secretary of state were released this week... in one to her adviser sidney blumenthal... clinton writes, "if mittens can't beat grinch in florid... there will be pressure on state republican parties to reopen or liberalize ballot access...
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as we know are creatures of the parties' extremes."the email was in reference to the 20 - 12 republican presidential race. winning the iowa caucuses might make her feel differently... two months from tonight the iowa caucuses, the single most important moment in the process of electing a president. i don't say that because i'm in iowa, i say it because its just true. mike huckabee met with supporters yesterday at "greggo's pizza" in mount ayr. it was part of his "the huck stops here" tour... which continues today. he starts the day in denison... at cronk's cafe. then he travels to onawa.. for a stop at the veterans memorial museum. an iowa senator running for congress is getting blasted for his views on border security... mark chelgren says immigrant felons who try to re-enter america illegally should be executed. the comments were published in the
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the republican party of iowa is trying to distance itself from chelgren... it issued a statement... saying "mark chelgren's call for executing undocumented immigrants represents a dangerous new low for the republican party." the iowa department of transportation plans to open a new driver's license station in central iowa... it'll replace a dallas county licensing facility in adel that's scheduled for closure. the d - o - t operates facilities in ankeny and des moines... but a third is needed in the western suburbs because of the growing population. a site hasn't been set for the new facility... but the des moines register reports it will be in a rented space. a state appropriation of more than 400 thousand dollars will be needed for it. these are unprecedented times. this state has the fourth-ranked hawkeyes in football and the fifth-ranked cyclones in men's basketball. the latter was at hilton coliseum last night, hosting the north dakota state bison...new football coach matt
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moment with the crowd. scary moment in the first half. all- american georges niang goes down, and it looks bad. looked worse than it was. niang would return. he'd return and hit this three. cyclones showing the extra pass. isu up ten. monster game for jameel mckay. 15 points, and 19 rebounds. iowa state beats the bison by 20, 84-64. most importantly, niang is fine. a got a charley horse, i probably overreacted a little bit, but i was seriously in pain. but i'm good, i'm healthy, i'll be ready to go. tonight the iowa men return to the court to host florida state...they've lost two of their last three games. it's a late tip-off set for 8:15
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hey! this holiday, u.s. cellular's giving you 50% more data than verizon and at&t for the same price. but i wanted a pony. [ gasps ] you're getting data. pony-sized data? no. u.s. cellular sized data. good, strong data you can actually use because it works in the middle of anywhere. i'd like $100! you're getting $400 in promo cards! yes! switch to u.s. cellular and get 50% more data than verizon and at&t. plus $400 per line.
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we will have a few left-over flurries falling early today. the rest of the week will be dry and warmer. much warmer air is expected this weekend. we are expected to hit the lower 50s by friday.
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our top story... charges have been filed in a double homicide investigation in des moines... police arrested 39 year old michael wanchanic after a nearly four hour standoff in dallas county last night. he's charged with two counts of first degree murder. police say he shot and killed 36 year old bryon howard and 31 year old heather belieu in their home on center street. their bodies were discovered monday afternoon. wanchanic is believed to have been their roommate. donald trump remains on top of the republican presidential field in
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the quinnipiac university poll shows trump in the lead with 27 percent... he's followed by marco rubio... with 17 percent. doctor ben carson's numbers also continue sliding... he's now in third place along with ted cruz, at 16 percent. last month... carson was polling at 23 person. on the democratic side... hillary clinton has a commanding lead over bernie sanders... 60 to 30 percent. that's compared to 53 to 35 percent a month ago. a traffic stop on thanksgiving... was anything but routine... the reason i stopped you back there, you were going 46 in a 35 on 100th street,. really? is there a reason why you were going that fast? jeff schulte was pulled over by johnston police officer matt chiles... it happened to be in the same spot schulte was pulled over for speeding this summer... in front of his girlfriend's parents house. but this time was different...
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schulte... to pull off the ultimate surprise engagement. with body camera rolling... officer chiles told schulte he had an arrest warrant out for theft... and pretended to handcuff him. then... he asked jenna reitz to step out... do you mind stepping out and identifying make sure that his merchandise isn't suspicious.... will you marry me? oh my, are you kidding me? oh my god worry quickly turned to joy for reitz... she said yes... and even gave officer chiles a big hug. shulte says he was nervous about proposing... so that made it seem more
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17:00:19 i feel like for a moment i may have blacked out, i don't remember, but i come around the corner and there was jeff, kneeling in the street, in the rain, with a ring, and then there's matt, then i'm like, wait what, and the video tells the rest, i am very animated. it showed he got me 17:00:44 17:01:41 i just love getting those reactions out of her and she is so animated and she cracks me up it's so much fun. i will try to top at some point i think. 17:01:59 the couple already picked out a
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