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tv   Channel 13 News at 6  NBC  January 14, 2016 6:00pm-6:29pm CST

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the death of a one-year old in her care. good evening. i'm erin kiernan. and i'm dan winters... today's charges are the result of a seven month investigation... the investigation started in june where police were called to this in- home daycare. the daycare owner's 15-year old daughter called police saying the one year old choked in a car seat. the child died at the hospital. police now say the child was strapped in carseat... and left in a closet for more than two hours. during that time the child slipped down in the car seat... and choked on the buckle. police say charges were delayed because of the time it took to process the evidence. captain dave mohlis, waterloo police department once we get that and the reports back, we review those, along with the county attorney office and try to determine a charge and waht time of charge, so that whole process takes time amy hangartner is charged with child endangerment resulting in death. she will make her initial court
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police in shenandoah are also investigating the death of an infant.. this time at a state-licensed daycare. officers were called to the daycare yesterday on a report of an unresponsive 3-month old. the little girl died a short time later at the hospital. police are yet to release the cause of death and say the investigation is ongoing. des moines police are searching for a suspect in a pair of pharmacy robberies... the same suspect is accused of robbing fifield pharmacy on university avenue twice. this is from the first robbery on december 17th. the suspect kept his face and head covered... and threatened to shooting the clerk while demanding prescription pain killers... the suspect then returned six a wig. killers and left. if you can identify him please call crimestoppers of central iowa at 515- 223-1400. it's been exactly one month since iowa state freshman emmalee jacobs was hit and killed while crossing an intersection on campus. the case has gone cold.... and police are pleading with the public to come forward... jodi whitworth join us... though
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confident in an arrest.. that's right.... with ames being a college town... police are hoping to gain more leads...now that students are back to class. police have received some tips ... but they have all lead to dead ends. but they continue to get the word out to students about the case. the department held a pedestrian safety project near the accident cite in emmalee jacobs honor. jacobs was on her way to class when she was hit by a car in the intersection of lincoln way and ash avenue. the difficulty in this case in the past has been getting people to come forward about the case... now the issue is time 050911 - it worries us as we get further and further away from the day of events that we are losing potential witnesses so we are always battling time in these investigations the city of ames is planning on working with iowa state on a "safety study" at the intersection to improve the area. but in the meantime -- if you have any information on the case -- call
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a west des moines family escaped their burning home this morning... 21:44-21:57 when the fire crews arrived... get inside and finish doing the job investigators say the fire caused extensive damage to the second floor of the home near brown's woods. the also credit today's warmer weather with helping put the fire out. there are no fire hydrants near the home... forcing crews to haul in water... a process they say is much harder in freezing temperatures. no one was injured and the cause is under investigation. a des moines restaurant's efforts to recover from a fire are being delayed. a dong restaurant caught fire in august. the fire caused extensive damage.. forcing owners to gut the restaurant and rebuild. they had hoped to reopen on saturday... but on twitter say that is now delayed because they are waiting on the city to complete final inspections.
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society is making a last-ditch effort to save an historic des moines church... "it's one of the few structures that we still have in downtown des moines that actually reaches back to our ancestors. and we've lost so much already, and they continue to tear down those historic structures that give us that sense of place, that it's just hard to see another one go by." - david barzen - president, des moines historical society the next one scheduled to go is the burns united methodist church on crocker street. the congregation moved to a new building five years ago because it was unable to afford the upkeep of the century old church. hubbell realty has agreed to buy the land once the church is demolished. a number of iowans woke up this morning realizing they were in fact headed back to work. the record breaking powerball jackpot is being split three ways... by winners in tennessee.. florida.. and california... iowa did have a two-million dollar winner... the ticket was sold at this
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it matched the first five number but missed the powerball... sot 2 'i was like yes and then it was like oh, but it wasnt me. i was excited for him though. i was amazed that it was small town iowa that actually had a winner because the other ones are from a long ways away, so its kinda cool." its really cool for 23-year old bryon stewart... he didn't stick around onawa long... this afternoon he made the drive to clive to claim his prize... stewart says he was sitting in his car last night checking the numbers when he found out he was a millionaire. 47:58-48:06 the car was just too small to hold in.. happiest couple in the world stewart says he plans to pay off some loans.. and will soon be in the market for a new home. today it was warm enough to get out and enjoy winter... we spotted several people doing
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lake. one of the people fishing tells us the ice is 8-inches thick. still the d-n-r is out with a warning. crews are working on the big creek dam and have installed an aeration system. that prevents the water from freezing in the work area. the d-n-r says anyone ice fishing should avoid the area. the ice is always safe at brenton skating plaza... we spotted a few people skating.. and enjoying the warm weather this afternoon. the professional bull riding
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the professional bull riding tour has hit des moines... we'll give you a preview of the pretenders. and another sign the caucuses could be slipping away from hillary clinton... the reason for concern... and clinton is counting on for a win coming up... former president bill clinton is
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help. the former president will make
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then another three on saturday... including one in des moines... and this could be the reason why... the latest iowa poll has hillary clinton leading senator bernie sanders by just 2-points in iowa... that's a big change from the same poll in december... at that point clinton had a nine-point lead. political director dave price shows us what each campaign has going for it... and against it. we know the democratic race is close...really close. we know the democratic race is close...really close. sorry, martin o'malley... but let's look closer at this two person battle at the top the overall numbers of hillary clinton and bernie sanders are close...they have big differences among person battle at the top the overall numbers of hillary clinton and bernie sanders are close...they have big differences among certain groups. let's start with clinton...and three groups of likely democratic likely caucusgoers...in particular. her fellow senior citizens...fellow women and fellow registered democrats... clinton is a much stronger candidate....with all of them. look how different the following is for sanders. he's much better than clinton when it comes to appealing to people under 45...independents and first time caucusgoers. sounds a lot like the 2008 race, right. if bernie sanders can do what barack obama did here in 08...if....he gets newbies and
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iowa feels the bern on caucus night and sanders wins. but doing all those things is tough...that's why many people still think clinton's the favorite to win. she was the favorite in 2008, too. ctor ben carsonasn hispport slip in iowa... and now s campaign is dealing with another setback... this morning carson's campaign finance chairman.. dean parker resigned. according to politico... parker had been the focus of complaints about his salary... 20-thousand dollars per month. just two weeks ago carson's campaign manager and communications
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most republican presidential candidates are campaigning in south carolina today... the location for tonight's debate... seven candidates will appear on the main stage. that debate begins at 8- o'clock on fox business network. and three candidates are one hour into the undercard debate. it started at five. four candidates were supposed to take part... but senator rand paul is boycotting the event didn't qualify for the main debate. the republican party hoped he would change his mind at the last minute... the criteria for this debate was announced about a month ago. obviously we'd love senator paul him should he show up at the first debate." paul declined that spot. look for highlights from both debates tonight at ten. i hope you enjoyed the nice weather today, because you will forget it all happened by tomorrow. a cold front moving through will increase cloud cover but bring in a much colder air mass for friday. winds will be strong and temperatures will likely fall during the day. a few flurries are possible, but accumulation is unlikely on friday. it will be another very cold day on saturday, but a bit more sunshine is expected. a second wave of clouds will move in late saturday and a light
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overnight into sunday. temperatures are really going to be the biggest chance over the weekend though, with highs in the teens on saturday and only
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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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they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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cyclone fans started the season with final four talk, but the loss of naz mitrou long, and a 1-3 start to the conference has changed expectations. and worse. iowa state basketball coach steve prohm has seen the criticism. so much of it, that prohm said today he deleted his facebook and twitter accounts. if iowa state's going to get it
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like a must. the number 17 cyclones and unranked wildcats both 1-3 in big 12 play. no one expects iowa to win at michigan state tonight, but if somehow the hawks do, they announce themselves as big ten title contenders. iowa beat michigan state 16 days ago, but the spartans didn't have their
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if you're going to ride a bull, you dress the part. michael admire could have been a cowboy. celebrity mechanical bull riding contest to promote the professional p-b-r des moines invitational. michael had the kit, but does he have the moves? he's watched 8 seconds and longest ride. he goes hat in hand, and stays up. judges will score this: 7,8, 10. that's good for 7th place? yeah, sabrina ahmde wins. admire won the pose-off. you know what channel 13 doesn't
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defending the gold belt buckle. tonight on the channel13 news at ten... is two-point-4-5 percent enough. an average of ninety people are killed by guns in this country every single day. it has to stop. president obama wants to make universal background checks the law of the land.
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can finally be held accountable when their guns are used to kill our children. it's time to pick a side. either we stand with the gun lobby... ...or we join the president... ...and stand up to them. i'm with him. please join us. i'm hillary clinton
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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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find out what governor branstad's proposed budget increase will mean for the des moines school district... plus why the district says its already at a financial disadvantage compared to other schools in the state. before we go tonight... a clean- sweep in downtown portland oregon.. i definitely appreciate anything to help keep our beautiful city clean and not have to worry about
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who-knows-what is no match for this... that's right the poop-master six- thousand... the city is renting the zamboni-like machine to clean up after crows and their who-knows what. soundoff @ 10:35!!! soundoff @ 10:35!!!
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