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good evening, i'm sonya heitshusen... and i'm dan winters... 24 year old dresean maurice barber was taken into custody just before four this afternoon.. he is now charged with first degree murder... and attempted murder. edmanuel perez was shot and killed after a fight outside a bar on court avenue. andrew hurley boyd was wounded. the shooting prompted court avenue business owner to raise concern over security in the entertainment district... and this weekend, there will be changes... channel 13's jodi whitworth joins us live to talk about the new will to make changes on court ave. businesses say the extra security measures are coming at good time. not only is it off the heels of a violent crime.. but also because hundreds of hawkeye fans are expected to fill these bars and resturants tomorrow night for the big ten championship game 224006 - temperatures do make a difference, weather does make a
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nice weather we should have a good strong crowd out here matt funk manages the court center building which houses several bars and restaurants. he hired two des moines officers to provide extra security after a fatal shooting along court last weekend. he's also installed more lights around the building and plans to install security cameras. the organization "operation downtown" is also lending a hand. it is providing funding for six additional officers. funk hopes patrons will feel more secure 252201 - all i can do is try to help by our actions and try to help people to feel like those six officers will be on duty tonight and tomorrow night during the districts peak hours of 11 - 30 am until 2 - 30 am. now to the latest on the mass shooting in san bernardino california... that left authorities are calling it an
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have ties to isis. paul vercammen has more on what investigators are revealing... at some point while wednesday's attack in san bernardino, california was underway -- officials say the 27-year-old female shooter, tashfeen malik, posted a pledge of allegiance to isis leader abu bakr al-bagdadi as of today, based on the facts that we know them, we are now investigating these horrific acts as an act of terrorism.officials have not said how they know she made the post -- only that malik's statement was made under a different name and that the attacks may have been inspired by isis isis are instigating these kinds of attacks over social media, reaching out to people directly in the west, to encourage this form of violence. today the landlord allowed the media into the couple's home, with no objection from police. a look into the life of a couple that law enforcement sources say was self-radicalized, though, neither
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in trouble with the law and they were not on any watch lists. their family also says they had no idea and farook's sister says she's not sure if she can forgive her brother do you think your brother deserves to be forgiven? that's a hard question. i don't even know if i would forgive him. just because of what he did. the fbi does not believe isis had direct involvement with either of the two suspects. several presidential candidates were in iowa today, but their minds were on san bernardino. republican chris christie, blaming the terror attack in paris and in california in part on failed intelligence... he says the recent violence show everyone is vulnerable to an attack... 55:33-55:51 let me suggest this to you, if a center for the developmentally disable is a target for radical islamic terrorist, than everyplace in
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rand paul joining our dave price while he was filling in on who radio. paul called for a full invesigation into the attack... as well as a review of refugees from countries with terrorist movements. 17:27 we just need to press pause and say for now we shouldn't have any of those people coming into our country until we know who is here. 17:34 ted cruz holding a second amendment event in johnston today... cruz saying everytime there is a shooting, many democrats want to politicize the crime... listen, the way you stop the bad guys is not taking away the guns of law abiding citizen. the way you stop the bad guys is having a free and armed citizen, where we can protect ourselves. you can hear more from the cruz event, tonight on the channel 13 news at ten... democrat hillary clinton is also in iowa... discussing the terrorist ties
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while in sioux city, clinton said she's confident law enforcement will track down all leads... and do their best to prevent similar attacks. clinton also said we need to adapt to these new terror tactics. presidential candidate "this is the first time we have faced an adversary so sophisticated about recruit vulnerable people. using it even to train, provide information about planning for attacks. so, we've got to have a strategy to defeat these global terror networks. clinton also favors tighter controls on guns. one person was hurt today, after a truck slammed into a light post this morning... police say the truck driver was exiting i- 235 at southeast 15th street it for some reason, left the road... the truck hit a light post and then crashed through a fence. it came to rest right next to a home... neighbors say this
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familiar... the same thing happened just a couple months ago. a vehicle fire for a metro driver could signal a bad omen... or is just a sign of how hot the iowa hawkeyes are right now... this r-v caught fire this afternoon... it's affectionately known as the butterstick. no one was hurt. the image is making the rounds on social media.. some people are joking that it's a sign things could go bad for the hawkeyes. tomorrow night... that they could crash and burn... or that the r-v was a sacrifice to the football gods... the hawk fans that were supposed to be on that r-v... did find a way to indianapolis... they may not be in indianapolis just yet... but thousands of other are... coming up, we go live to indianapolis, where hawkeye fans are already celebrating and gearing up for the big game. temperatures climbed into the 50s in des moines on friday,
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expected to start the weekend. highs should remain in the 50s for saturday, but cloud cover will move in during the evening and set up a cooler, cloudy sunday. a few showers are possible overnight saturday into sunday as well, though totals should not amount to much more than a few hundredths of an inch. next week will continue the pleasant weather pattern with highs again near 50 and plenty of sunshine. plus the salvationrmy is looking for bell ringers this red kettle season... when volunteers are needed the most... and the one bell ringer making a joyful noise this holiday season... bells ringing it's a common sound this holiday this holiday, ford america's best-selling brand is giving you more. the ford holiday sales event... with 0% financing for 60 months on 2015 f-150 and focus and 2016 fusion and escape. plus 1,000 dollars holiday bonus cash on 2015 focus and 2016 fusion and escape. it's the best gift ever. now during the ford holiday sales event get 0% financing
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on select vehicles.
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bells ringing it's a common
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season... but bell ringers are harder to come by for the salvation army. in the season of giving, the salvation army is asking for donations of your time. those iconic red kettles are in need of bell ringers. sam curtiss explains. bell ringers like don baumgardner are a rare breed. "i love to see the smile on peoples face," said donald baumgardner. it's hard to miss him outside this grocery store...five days a week...eight and half hours a day. "they had a deal down there that said sign up to ring the bell so i signed up to ring the bell," said donald baumgardner. few can probably rival his enthusiasm. "i love to talk to people, i love to ring the bell and make the noise and no one yells at me for making noise," said donald baumgardner. and the salvation army of siouxland struggles to find more people like him. "during the week we struggle to get volunteers," said allison liska.
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are volunteers. the salvation army estimates they're around 100 volunteers short. ringing at 15 different locations. but more like 14 because don has a strong lock on his spot except for tuesdays. "we gotta do what we can while we're on the earth and then be proud cause we're going to get to go to the beautiful heaven," said donald baumgardner. a freak accident years ago, led to him having his right leg amputated in august. that nor the snow kept him from what he signed up to do. "give and love and cheerish other people and show them how much you care for them," said donald baumgardner. "that's what it's about." even adding his own holiday spice. "i've got 325 different ones i'm going to give out on christmas eve for free," said donald baumgardner. "i want to," said donald baumgardner. "i can afford some small things like that so that's what i do cause i want to.". volunteers can sign up for two hour shifts monday through
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volunteers can sign up for two hour shifts monday through saturday.. those run, between 10:30 in the morning to 7 at night. and there is another way to give back to the salvation army tomorrow... the "fill the truck" toy drive is coming to the metro. donate new toys and coats at walmart stores in ankeny and windsor heights. trucks are open from eleven a-m to four p-m tomorrow. temperatures climbed into the 50s in des moines on friday, and another round of warm weather is expected to start the weekend. highs should remain in the 50s for saturday, but cloud cover will move in during the evening and set up a cooler, cloudy sunday. a few showers are possible overnight saturday into sunday as well, though totals should not amount to much more than a few hundredths of an inch. next week will continue the pleasant weather pattern with highs again near 50 and plenty of sunshine. temperatures climbed into the 50s in des moines on friday, and another round of warm weather is expected to start the weekend. highs should remain in the 50s for saturday, but cloud cover will move in during the evening and set up a cooler, cloudy sunday. a few showers are possible overnight saturday into sunday as well, though totals should not amou to much morean a few hundredt of an ch. next week will continue the pleasant weather patternth highs again near 50 and
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ny hawkeye fans stopped and thought this week: what if the holidays were about people again? and the four-letter word that defined the season was l-o-v-e, and not s-a-l-e. that's the world t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods stores live in. where there's no need for sales because we offer amazing prices on thoughtful gifts everyday. let's put more value on what really matters. this season, bring back the holidays.
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many hawkeye fans stopped and
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is this really happening? it is. undefeated iowa is one win from the college football playoff. kirk ferentz and mark dantonio posing with the only big ten trophy the hawkeyes don't have in iowa city yet. this is where the big game takes
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the stage. channel 13's michael admire will be on the field tomorrow night. but tonight he joins us live from the hawkeye huddle. michael admire, able to join us live in between posing for
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hawkeye fans. thank you, michael. the big ten championship kicks off saturday night at 7:17 on fox 17. the home team hawkeyes remain 3 point underdogs. winner goes to football's final four. iowa state's matt campbell knows he has a lot of work to start conversations like the one iowa's in this week. campbell hires two more assistants he thinks will help turn cyclone football around. greg brabenec, director of football operations, and bryan gasser, receivers. both follow campbell from toledo to ames. and the cubs reportedly have their third starter. the chicago tribune reports john lackey agreed to two years, 32 million dollars. lackey has 165 wins, 8 more in the post-
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jeb bush: here's the truth you will not hear from our president: we are at war with radical islamic terrorism. it is the struggle that will determine the fate of the free world. the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. their aim is our total destruction. we can't withdraw from this threat or negotiate with it. we have but one choice: to defeat it. vo: right to rise usa is responsible
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before we go... donald trump has his name on buildings, casinos... even ties... but now, there's something new for supporters to pick up. the presidential candidate now has his own coloring book. it puts trump in more than 50 pictures.. it puts his face on the statue
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one page has him wrestling hillary clinton. the coloring book costs about 12 dollars. 25 thousand copies are being shipped... just in time for christmas. next on the news at nine... make
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e your secret santa. what we win... ...you win. we've given away thousands in fabulous vacations, cars, and cash. and you could be next... the sears secret santa sweepstakes continues tonight.
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