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sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very that day. temperatures upper 20s by next that we look to grab a into the state. also coming up on local five news midday.... news midday.... big storms are slamming the east coast and people are rushing to prepare themselves. amanda: an alaska airlines pilot is facing federal charges for flying commercial flights while under the influence of alcohol. amanda: with just 10 days left until the iowa caucuses, things are heating up on the campaign trail. candidates on both sides receiving endoresements this week, and hillary clinton feeling the bern in iowa. " " amanda: good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm amanda krenz. we have breaking news at midday today in the case of jerry dillinger.
accused of people and hiding their bodies in this morning, he went before the judge at the courthourse pleading guilty to both charges of first degree murder, admitting that he shot and killed both individuals. he has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. in december, officials found the body of loretta dillinger in a pond in rural lorimor. and what they suspect to be the body of michael robinson in a thayer home. officials have not officially confirmed yet body found was robinson, dna test results are pending. text messages are shedding death of emmalee jacobs. amanda: the i-s-u freshman was hit by a cy-ride bus while on her way december.... criminal complaint...the police this week, aware he hit her that morning. 23 year old benjamin clague was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident and failing to obey a traffic device. the report
involved. and in a face-to- with a friend, he said he felt he was the one who jacobs. however, clague failed to ever come forward. " we continued to ask for pleas from the public for information. he knew he was in the area, he knew he hit something tha tmorning, didnt come forward to our detectives. very frustrating for us and amanda: clague has jail. the friend he confided in will not be facing any charges at this point. amanda: snow preps are continuing this morning for what is a historic blizzard in the nations capital. thousands of flights already canceled up and down the east coast 22 states are on alert this morning -- and it's not just the snow -- but also the ice and flooding. abc's steve osunsami is here with the latest. "this morning, at least 70 million - in the path of extreme weather mayhem... and at least 6 states of emergency declared...
dc)) chaos for commuters - as crashes plagued the nation's capital... this driver - powerless... as another vehicle slid and slammed into him twice... nats: (1st crash) crash.... bleep... bleep nats: (2nd crash) beep.... honk..bleep in these aerial pictures - large swaths of washington d-c -- buried in snow... further above - this nasa satellite image captured the monster snowstorm sweeping through the east and south... nats - hail/snow falling the dc metro area now bracing for a blizzard of "historic" proportions - an onslaught of snow up to 30 inches expected... sot - mos man: "there's a blizzard coming. we don't want to get stuck here." its train system - shutting down all weekend... sot - paul wiedefeld / general manager & "we cannot risk putting our customers out there" in north carolina - the panthers' pep rally cancelled - ahead of sunday's n-f-c championship game. sot - adam rhew / charlotte center city partners: "it just wasn't a good idea to have this event" nats - beeps from fire truck ((locator: green bay, wi)) major preparations truck ((locator: green bay, wi)) major preparations well underway - coast guard ships bulldozed frozen lakes... nats - horn honking @ 0:33 ((locator: belmar, nj)) a drone captured the emergency dunes barricading this new jersey coast... nats - salt trucks
desperate... as supplies run low on supermarket shelves -- many of them bare... nats - store and food... in d-c, this supermarket reined in allowing 10 shoppers ten..." va)) amount of snow purchase... sot - derek staton / manager, taylor's do it moving thing has been last few" sam schrier with a look at your forecast. sam yesterday was the week with a balmy high we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the state overnight. very light snow will push through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick
highs today will be in northerly breeze cold. tonight we are calm with a low in the we are looking at cloudy skies with a sunday still looks the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. amanda: preparations may have started for the project, but iowa remains the one state that hasn't approved the bakken oil pipeline. amanda: those opposed to the project, took to the state capitol thursday to protest against its approval. about forty people stopped by for the meeting, which included more testimony from farmers and environmentalist s. they say they are concerned with the way the process has played out, and they feel the decision has already been made. meanwhile, dozens were there to support the
ryan hollinrake, coordinator: "we try some of the high see. our members are that try to represent respectful manner at all times." amanda: the iowa utilities board has scheduled four public meetings discuss the evidence and presented in this case. a decision could come at those meetings. the issue has amanda: the issue has created a lot of debate, and many of you have been sharing your thoughts with local five.... and we have been what you say... lee hayden state taking land from people....suggest ing they use the median of highways....with part of the fee helping maintain the highways. and l-d funk questions why pipe has been brought in and some land owners already paid for their land use....if the project has not been approved yet. amanda: be sure to keep your comments coming... are you for or against the pipeline? what do you think should be done? you can post you thoughts on
or send us an the contact information is on your screen. amanda: the statehouse....as try to get funding out of the way. year, there is a big difference on how much... the republican- proposing a 2 percent funding increase for next year. that increase shows that republicans have not heard concerns of iowa school districts. that's what's happened with legislative quit listening local schools. upmeyer 31:01 nothing could be further from the truth we spent the interim meeting with superintendents, school boards, educators, importance of doing it on time getting it to them quickly." amanda: meanwhile, a new report shows iowa schools are in good shape. the state board of education released it's
education" enrollment is up, teacher salaries high school graduation rate is at 90.5 percent, that's one of the country's highest amanda: new this morning....some big news for ragbrai fans this weekend. amanda: we may be months away from iowa's giant from iowa's giant weekend will provide some key about this year's organizers plan to host a ragbrai route announcement night...with toward the iowa bicycle the event announcing the communities that will be overnight stops ragbrai. thousands of cyclists from around the world will ride ragbrai from july 24th. through the 30th. amanda: in your national headlines now-- amanda: a former airline pilot has now been accused of flying drunk. charged with influence of alcohol. abc's kayna that story. alaskan airlines pilot flying commercial flights while under the influence of
arnston arrested wednesday at his california home - accused of piloting two flights in june of sot john nance: the there is an 8 hour rule throttle flew from san diego california to portland oregon and back ?when he was selected for a random drug and alcohol test. prosecutors say both tests performed showed he had a blood alcohol sot john nance: the faa airlines say none at all documents, arntson alaskan airlines he "didn't know how it was possible because he had not had anything to drink." but -in a statement to abc news- alaskan airlines says "arntson resigned after the incident before he could be fired"?never to fly for the airline again?after they immediately removed him from safety sensitive duties and notified the faa. sot john nance: do not mix. an airline have alcohol in their coming up on midday... it's friday! at the movies
amanda: : and... the campaign trail is heating up, with just ten days left until iowa caucuses. we'll take a look at who is at the top in the polls and who is feeling the heat. amanda: next.... it's maintenance mania! the best maintenance workers in
iowa gathered last night to compete for the olympics of their trade. "your wathcing local 5 news midday in hd with amanda krenz and we are iowas most
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the maintenance magic. the greater iowa apartment association is partnering with hg supply and several other sponsors to bring our industry maintence technitions here tonight to compete in a competion that gives them an opportunity to show off their skills what it actually revolves around is the typical actvities they do on an everyday basis in their jobs so doing everything from fixing ice makers to replacing water heaters replacing smoke dectors so we're just using this to showcase the maintince people in the area and actually just giving them their night and their time to stand in the spotlight networking is a big thing for us we never really get to get out in the field and see any of our other comapnies or competitors so just seeing what they can do and how fast they do things and how they do things is a big plus it's exciting to see these guys in here in action doing it this quick because we can take it back to the properties and remind them how fast they are at taking care of the resident issues all: (reax) amanda: sam is back now...
schreier. meteorologist sam independent weather experts" weather adlib:
yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit a weak cold front that passed through the state overnight. very light snow will push iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick accumulations should be extremely low.
amanda: on your money now amanda: will soon have america's largest it's jumping into business. general motors announced it on-demand car- called maven. the automaker plans to test the arbor, michigan... launching in other major u-s cities later this year. have their hands full at america's comes to finding guns. the t-s-a says more than 26- hundred guns were found in carry-on luggage last year. more than 82 percent of those weapons were loaded. the guns were found at more than 230 u-s airports during security checks. airports in dallas, atlanta, houston, denver and phoenix saw the most confiscated guns. amanda: and finally....srirach a fans tired of lugging around a clunky bottle of the hot chili sauce now have reason to rejoice.
of the spicy "rooster" condiment is now available. sriracha has gained a foodie cult following since it was first introduced in the u-s in 19-80. amanda: coming up on local 5 news midday... eagles star glenn frey passed away this week at the age of 68. now, questions are emerging about his cause of death. amanda: next.... with just ten days until the iowa caucuses, hillary clinton may be feeling the heat on the campaign trail, now that bernie sanders has surpassed her in the latest cnn/orc poll.
good morning and thanks for joining us for good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm amanda krenz. amanda new details in the case of the man accused people and hiding their bodies in union county. amanda: this morning, he went before the judge at the union county courthourse
to both charges of first degree murder, admitting that he shot and killed both individuals. he has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. in december, officials found the body of loretta dillinger in a pond in rural lorimor. and what they suspect to be the body of michael robinson in a thayer home. officials have not officially confirmed yet that the second body found was michael robinson, dna test results are pending. amanda: turning to politics this morning... republican presidential candidate ben carson resumed his campaign last night...after suspending events following the tragic death of a campaign volunteer tuesday. amanda: last night he held a town hall in glenwood...his first event
since a car accident near atlantic the claimed the life of braden joplin. today, he has more town hall style events planned in iowa, wrapping up the day in des moines. carson will hold a prayer rally in sioux city saturday dedicated to joplin. amanda: a new c-n-n he leads ted
and marco rubio remains in third with 14 percent. on the democratic side, bernie sanders hillary clinton an eight point lead. she hopes to make a
comeback before the iowa caucuses by star power... amanda:: stepping up her sanders as she upset. is on the cedar rapids, iowa. " the difference between those two rivals vying for first place? look no further than this endorsement overnight?. (nats- demi lovato) pop star demi lovato center stage with hillary clinton (sot- hrc) compare that to this new ad from bernie sanders the vermont senator going retro with a simon and garfunkel throwback? (nats) this morning.. both sides playing different tunes.. with clinton now facing a possible upset in iowa and new hampshire she is turning up the heat? clinton cnn sot: do you believe the american people are ready to elect a
well, let me say this. again, it's up to the number of democrats, people who i highly respect are concerned and are expressing that concern to me, to journalists and others. sanders? saying clinton's campaign is "panicking" about the polls (bernie- best anti hrc bite. if not from late event.. this from today (if we do well in both of those states, i think my friends we are looking at one of the great political upsets in the modern history of the united states of america [retrack starts here] the fight on the trail in las vegas...countering those claims and just a few miles away in sin city? the fierce for [nats trump rally] [gfx] overnight... the national review, a magazine, making their this cover; saying "he is not deserving of and calling him a "political opportunist"... [gfx]
sot: people don't even think about the national review, so i guess they want to get a little publicity, paper. hammer rival ted cruz? sot dt: 23:01:50 nobody likes him amanda: last night as we introduced at a campaign event by singer demi lovato in iowa city... on sunday, movie curtis will be clinton in waukee...and join the candidate at moines. speaking of register plans their official ne for each party. the register's met with each of with the exception of donald trump and ted cruz. amanda: as we count down to the iowa caucuses...organ izations are woking to make sure iowans know how the process works... amanda: one minority group is looking
time in a presidental iowa caucus... the league of united latin american citizens, or lulac, is caucus training in des moines. the goal is to get over ten- thousand registered latino voters to participate. volunteers have been going door-to-door to reach out to the latino community and encourage voting. joe enriquez henry, national vice president for lulac of the midwest region, "if you've gone to a caucus before, this time be prepared, you're going to see many young latinos participate in the caucus process. discussing the issues that are important: jobs, health care, education, and the need for comprehensive
immigration reform. " amanda: about lulac's efforts in the week... henry will be iowa thursday the 28th. amanda: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit a weak cold front that state overnight. very through northern
dusting to a few flurries, but accumulations should be extremely low. highs today will be in the mid 20s under northerly breeze keeping us feeling cold. tonight we are going to be cold and low teens. saturday partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures
will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. amanda: now to the eagles star glenn frey -- new questions are emerging about his death. frey suffered from rheumatoid arthritis for years. and now his manager believes the
took for it. abc's david wright has more. " nats (music) take it easy, take it easy? for rock legend glenn frey, it was tough to take it easy? later in life? because of his 15 year battle with rheumatoid arthritis. and, this morning, there are new questions about the precise cause of his death grfx1 http: the eagles website says frey died from complications of r-a?. along with "acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia." (7.5 secs) the band's manager tells "the wrap" he believes those complications "?were side effects from all the meds," he used to treat his disease. dr. beth jonas these medications fall into a class we call biologic therapies and they act by suppressing the immune system...it may increase the risk for infection. grfx2 (morning grfx team) about 1.5 million americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (source: arthritis.org) chronic inflammation that occurs when the body's immune system attacks the joints. it usually starts in the hands and feet but can progress through other parts of the body. resulting in swollen joints? tender joints?
(source: mayo clinic) grfx3 as frey's manager described: "one day his knees would hurt, his hands hurt"... saying the disease moved "from joint to joint." there is no cure for r.a? and, doctors say, some of the most effective treatments can increase the risk of infection dr. beth jonas so if you have ra and you're on a medication that suppresses your immune system... a mild infection could turn into a serious infection if it's not caught early. we may never know for sure if the drugs frey was taking allowed him to "take it to the limit" - or shortened his lifespan - or both. nats (music) either way his friends and his fans will miss him. for good morning america david wright abc news new york" amanda:
amanda: first up...robert de niro and zac efron head to florida for spring break in "dirty grandpa." efron plays an uptight lawyer one week away from marriage...while de niro plays his who tricks him into a wild adventure. caught up in frat fights, and an karaoke... dirty grandpa is rated "r" all: (reax) sam: next we have the low-budget horror flick..."the boy".. walking dead state lauren cohan...she plays a nanny in a remote english village. it turns out though, the child she is hired to care for....is really a life-
employers strict g things begin to happen. "the boy" is rated pg-13. all: (reax) amanda: and finally we flick "the 5th wave"... based on the young adult novel, the story follows a teen trying to reunite with her younger brother in the middle of an "the 5th wave" is rated pg-13.. all: (reax) amanda: still to come on local 5 news
wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. sam: amanda: amanda: the big storm is hitting washington d-c amanda: the big storm is hitting washington d-c and drivers have been abandoning cars this week... cold temperatures turned some highways into ice two days. give up on traction, and their cars...turned the side of the roads into parking lots. you're watching
this today...the stakes will be high when kansas takes on iowa state monday... " sam a big isu fan, and sabrina, a kansas fan, place a wager on monday night's basketball game. loser will shovel the driveway and walkway of a viewer's home. ....good thing sam doesn't have any muscles." loser will shovel the
....good thing sam doesn't have any muscles." all: (reax) sam weather adlib: yesterday was the warmest day we've seen in more than a week with a balmy high of 28 degrees. today we are going to be a bit cooler than that from a weak cold front that passed through the state overnight. very light snow will push through northern iowa during the morning hours giving a few places a quick dusting to a few flurries, but accumulations should be extremely low. highs today will be in the mid 20s under overcast skies and a northerly breeze
cold. tonight we are going to be cold and calm with a low in the low teens. saturday we are looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the upper 20s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light snow on monday morning, and with strong winds blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s by next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. amanda: thanks for watching...
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