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grieving city people in san bernardino gather to honor those who died in this week's mass shooting as
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for a motive. what evidence detectives found in the suspects' home and why they may have been planning more attacks. suspect history we're learning more about the des moines man accused of killing two people in their home earlier this week. the threats an ex-girlfriend said he made and when the man will be in court again. big game that might be an understatement for the hawkeyes as they prepare for the big ten championship. how many pieces of equipment the team had to pack and why players are treating this as just another game on the schedule.
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first on 13... investigators
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in san bernardino... in the wake of the deadly attack that left at least 14 dead... and more than 20 wounded... authorities are trying to piece together how it happened... and if the husband and wife that carried out the killing spree were radicalized islamic terrorists. jay gray has the latest. this grieving city gathered overnight.. s/ florence jackson / san bernardino county employee :04 - :07 "and i just wanna mourn with the rest of the families that lost loved ones, for both the victims, this family, all of them." searching for the strength that comes in being together.. and answers, as the shock of the last 24-hours - gives way to the painful reality here.. a reality few understand the way lt. mike madden does.. "the smell of fresh gunpowder was in the air." madden was one of the first officers on scene the morning of the attack.. s/ officer mike madden - first responder:26 - :39 "it was unspeakable the carnage that we
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already dead and the pure panic on the faces of individuals." those images frame the investigation that continues right now.. police and federal agents pouring over evidence pulled from the redlands home of syed farook.. and tashfeen malik.. including computers and cell phones that according to officials indicate farook "was talking with people in the us and overseas during the past year who showed an interest in radical jihad." s/ mary ellen o'toole / former fbi profiler :58 - 1:06 "this took days, weeks, if not months to plan out. there's nothing impulsive about this shooting at all." a military style assault... carried out by a couple that had as many as ten pipe bombs and 45- hundred rounds of ammunition inside their home.. leading some to wonder if follow-up attacks may have been a part of the couples plans.. s/ president obama 1:20 - 1:28 "we don't know at this point the extent of their plans. we do not know their motivations." as investigators trto understand
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the face of all that's lt.. y gray - nbc news - s rnardino, californiare memis are scheduledrough the weend... as the mmunity continues to grieve the eight men and six women killed in the attack. a des moines man facing murder charges remains behind bars this morning. michael wanchanic made his first appearance in court yesterday. he's charged in the shooting deaths of heather belieu and bryan howard. their bodies were found on monday inside a home on center street. his next court appearance is scheduled for december 14th. just two weeks ago.. wanchanic pled guilty to first degree harassment. police say he threatened to burn down his ex-girlfriend's home with her kids inside. they say he would also call and text her hundreds of times a day and show up at her work. the marion county sheriff says wanchanic is a danger to society.. and he's glad he's in custody. its a serious issue. its a mental health issue, the subject is not stable. if its a repetitive nature type thing its obvious good he is not on the street in addition to harassment charges, wanchanic has prior
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for theft and solicitation to commit a felony. des moines police are looking for an armed robber this morning... officers were called to the hy - vee along southeast 14th street last night. police say a man wearing a mask robbed the store at gunpoint around 9 - 30. the suspect got away before police arrived... no word yet on what he took. the des moines register reports.. he's described as between 35 to 40 years old. if you have any information... call police. the iowa state patrol is celebrating the restoration of a piece of history... and troopers are showing it off... a 19 -35 ford tudor patrol car. it was the car they were first issued when the state patrol was created. it will be on display at the iowa state bank on east locust street for the next month. after that... it will travel around for
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clive homeowners... upset over new fema flood maps... will soon have their voices heard.. an additional two hundred homes would be required to purchase flood insurance under the redrawn maps. the city has already held one meeting to discuss the maps... but no one from fema showed up. the next meeting is scheduled for tomorrow morning at indian hills junior high. it starts at nine. fema be there... as well as members of the iowa d - n - r. the proposed changes are scheduled to take effect january first. people in the west metro will take advantage of the warm temps this evening to get into the holiday spirit. tonight the city of waukee will hold their annual winterfest celebration. it's put on by local businesses and it is free to attend they have a long list of activities on the schedule. events like , ornament decorating, tractor rides and pictures with santa. guests are encouraged to bring an unopened toy or non perishable food item to donate.
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local charities. organizers are grateful this year, that the weather is expected to cooperate. the weather is going to be perfect. we're so excited about this. last year the weather was great too we had a good turnout. a couple years before that santa used to sit in the gazebo but it was very cold so we did move it into the community center. and that's where we've been holding it ever since. and it's been an awesome turnout for us. if you want go to waukee's winterfest it is free to attend. the event starts been an awesome turnout for us. if you want go to waukee's winterfest it is free to attend. the event starts tonight at 4-30 and it runs until 6-30. it's located at the triangle in the middle of downtown the hawkeyes will soon step foot on the big ten's biggest stage... and it appears lucas oil stadium is ready for the black and gold. you can see the word "iowa" in the end zone. the hawks' locker room is also ready to go... their equipment and all.
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jersey, you still gotta have your pants, what is the big deal? well its the big ten championship. so obviously when you come home you hope you have one more package on the truck than when you left iowa city. yesterday crews packed up six thousand pounds of equipment. it all arrived by truck last night. next up... the players... and they say they're bringing their "a - game." ultimately it comes down to just being the next game on the schedule. that's the way you gotta take it. there's going to be a lot of distractions out there especially on game day with stuff going on on the sidelines, all this and that, but gotta focus in and i think we've done a good job of maintaining our focus all year long. the big ten championship kicks off saturday night at 7 - 17 on
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iowa is a 3 point underdog. alright, so how many of you went to bed before the end of last night's game between the packers and lions? i'm guilty. man, did we miss an ending for the ages. here's how it went down....packers down two and down to their final play...aaron rodgers throws to james jones, then to richard rogers, then back to aaron rodgers, who's pulled down, but there's a facemasking penalty called...game can't end on a defensive penalty, so the packers get one more chance...and with no time remaining...rodgers buys time and will launch the ball from his own 35...about 70 yards in the air...and richard rogers comes down with it! packers come back from a 20-0 deficit to win it,
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and throw it away. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. welcome back. it's time to jump start your morning with some fresh talk. that's right. we've got you covered with a trendy take on today's news. coldplay will headline super bowl 50's half time show. the british rock band has a string of best selling albums... and is known for hits such as "clocks" and "viva la vida." their new album "a head full of dreams" is due out today. super bowl 50 will take place at levi's stadium in santa clara, california on sunday, february 7th. um, i'm wishing you the very best. as if we need another reason to
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actors from the hit sitcom recorded a series of well wishes for a dying fan... after his son reached out on social media asking them to lift his dad's spirits. elain, peterman, and even newman got in on the gift. the son says his dad was able to see the videos before succumbing to cancer. a cake in michigan is going viral on facebook for all the right reasons... a woman posted this photo of the cake after picking it up from the grocery store. turns out... the worker she asked to decorate it is autistic... and was supposed to have someone else do the writing. she says she didn't know that when she asked... and was perfectly happy with the result. donald trump is used to being parodied... but now, the parody is interactive. you can color the presidential candidate in a new coloring book for adults.
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diaper wiggle" technique... got a youtube a few days ago... but already has more than six million views. some sleep - deprived parents are probably saying... "give this
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to honor those who died in this week's mass shooting as investigators look for a motive. what evidence detectives found in
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may have been planning more attacks. historic change... women are now allowed to fight on the front lines of the u - s military... we'll tell you what it means to women here in iowa. big game that might be an understatement for the hawkeyes as they prepare for the big ten championship. how many pieces of equipment the players are treating this as just another game on the schedule. it's friday, december 4th. today
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first on 13... the attackers in the san bernardino massacre met their end in a violent gun battle with police.. now... investigators are trying to figure out how and why the husband and wife carried it out. it was unspeakable the carnage that we were seeing, the people injured or already dead and the pure panic on the faces of individuals syed farook and tashfeen malik killed 14 people and injured more than 20 others when they opened fire inside a social services center. officials say they were heavily armed... and had much more ammunition and pipe bombs inside their home. they also say the couple had communication with more than one terrorism subject being monitored by the f - b - i. even so... the motive is still under
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we don't know at this point the extent of their plans. we do not know their motivations. the f - b - i isn't ready to label it as a terrorist attack either. some white house hopefuls disagree... even hillary clinton is breaking away from the president... we will learn more about what went on and who these people were and what they're motivations were, but it's becoming clearer that we are dealing with an act of terrorism. something that included bombs, luckily one that didn't go off. pipe bombs that were found through a search of their home. lots of weapons. and just a deliberate hateful murder of all those innocent people. clinton will likely talk more
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stops in sioux city and fort dodge today. several republican presidential candidates are back on the iowa campaign trail... these four candidates will spend the day in the state. ted cruz will stop in johnston... rick santorum, in urbandale. chris christie has stops scheduled for west des monies, jefferson, and fort dodge. rand paul will also visit for dodge... and waukee. the u - s military is opening all combat posts to women.... this means that as long as they qualify and meet the standards, women will now be able to contribute to our mission in ways they could not before. u - s defense secretary ash carter made the historic announcement yesterday. he says women will be able to fill all jobs currently limited to men.. that includes infantry and some special operations units. the change will begin as soon as january first... and must be in place by april. the future is limitless,
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of iowa with the iowa national guard. it not only makes us stronger as nation women currently make up 16 guard. the new university of iowa his first public forum. bruce harreld officially became last month.... he was unanimously selected by the "iowa board of regents." but many were critical of the forum he gave as one of four demanded he hold another. harreld answered those demands by setting a date of february 23rd. he says he hopes many more follow. a - i - b has sold its three apartment buildings... the buildings at the southwest corner of campus were purchased for more than two million dollars. the property includes a total of 60 furnished, one bedroom apartments and approximately four acres of land. proceeds from the sale will be used for general educational operating expenses. this is the
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i - b. once it's closed... the remaining cash will be transferred to the university of iowa. instead of selling... the johnston school district is building... and this week it hit a milestone... the milestone that we are hitting, you can see behind me is we are setting the trusses over the gymnasium which is one of the first steps to get the roof over the gym which will let us go and start doing the concrete floor. getting the roof on the new 75 million dollar high school will allow crews to work on the interior through the winter. crews say they're still on pace to complete construction by april of 20 - 17. people in the west metro will take advantage of the warm weather to get the holiday spirit tonight. this evening the city of waukee will hold their annual winterfest celebration. it's put on by local businesses and it is free to attend they have a long
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schedule. events like , ornament decorating, tractor rides and pictures with santa. organizer are grateful this year that the weather is expected to cooperate. the frigid temps over the past couple winters has forced them to move the celebration inside. with everything moving back outside, they hope the turn out to be big because they want to collect as many toys as possible. we are holding our third christmas toy drdrve. people can donate new unwrapped gifts. all of those toys will be donated to waukee christian services. if you want go to waukee's winterfest it is free to attend. the event starts tonight at 4-30 and it runs triangle in the middle of downtown the hawkeyes will soon set foot stage... and it appears lucas oil stadium
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the end zone. the hawks' locker room is also ready to go. that includes their equipment... all six thousand pounds of it. it arrived in indianapolis last night... the team will follow today. the big ten championship kicks fox. iowa is a 3-point underdog. if the hawks win... they make plain and simple. their semifinal game is either the cotton bowl in dallas... or the orange bowl in miami. both games are new year's eve. up at the fiesta bowl in phoenix new year's day... or the more desirable rose bowl in pasedena. worst case scenario... iowa loses to michigan state and atlanta. that game is new year's eve afternoon. the thing will be out on our
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our top story... a des moines man facing murder charges made his first appearance in court. michael wanchanic is charged in the shooting deaths of heather belieu and bryan howard. their bodies were found on monday inside a home on center street. and records show this wasn't wanchanic's first arrest... just two weeks ago he plead guilty to first degree harassment. and he's had prior arrests for theft and solicitation to commit a felony. the investigation into the deadly san bernardino attack continues this morning. 14 people were killed... are more than 20 others injured... when syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik opened fire inside a social services center. the two were later killed in a gun battle with officers nearby. authorities now say the attack could have been much worse... they discovered tactical gear
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ammunition in the suspects' car... and pipe bombs in their home. police are searching for whoever shot an officer in maryland this morning... it happened as the officer was responding to a call for suspicious activity in aberdeen. the officer... a 10 year veteran of the department... was airlifted to the hospital and is in stable condition. police have not yet named a suspect. a dunkerton woman is dead after a crash in eastern iowa... it happened along a county road... west of dunkerton... early wednesday morning. 21 year old alexis behrends was driving in icy conditions... when her vehicle crossed the center line... and hit another vehicle head on. behrends died at the scene. the other driver was not hurt. clive homeowners... upset over new fema flood maps... will soon have their voices heard.. an additional two hundred homes would be required to purchase flood insurance under the redrawn maps. the city has already held one meeting to
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from fema showed up. the next meeting is scheduled for tomorrow morning at indian hills junior high. it starts at nine. fema representatives are expected to be there... as well as members of the iowa d - n - r. the proposed changes are scheduled to take effect january first. ankeny is about to become a bit brighter... and safer. the city is hosting the first mayor's tree lighting tonight. it takes place at the fire department.... from six to seven. aside from the lighting... people can take pictures with santa claus.. and create holiday crafts. they can also learn about fire safety... and how to help firefighters during the winter season. the event is free... but toy donations for "toys for tots" are encouraged. ames has earned the title of the top college town in the u - s... that's according to the "american institute for
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ames... home to iowa state university... has a population of 92 thousand. it was ranked number one party because of its cost of living... stem opportunities... and diversty. iowa city... home to the university of iowa... earned the number three spot. it's population is more than 160 thousand. it ranked above ames for the city's accessibility and its bars and entertainment. now here's savannah guthrie with on the today
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>> good morning. signs of terrorism, growing evidence the couple behind the rampage in san bernardino had
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