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what's taking so long?! announcer: you're watching kcci 8 news. mr. trump: donald trump is on video and isis is using him on the video to recruit. stacey: the donald demanding an apology. he says, hillary lied. she says, hell no. >> we found over 80 shell casings on the ground. ryan: nightclub shutdown. what investigators discovered after watching surveillance video from inside evolution nightclub. stacey: and, swimming for lonny. a longtime coach battles for his life. >> i will always love him. stacy visit --stacey:'s impact in and out of the water. first at 10:00, polk county officials force a metro bar out
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ryan smith's live in north des moines with the new details. ryan: the door here at evolution nightclub is locked and will not be reopening. that parking lot shooting sparked an investigation into day-day operations here. what investigators found resulted in a liquor license suspension. now posted on the business's front door. it appears the controversial nightclub is shutting its doors for good. >> i think that's a good idea. i think that the neighborhood's had enough of that. ryan: last month, a kcci investigation revealed county deputies responded to evolution nightclub 70 times in seven months. that's more than twice every weekend. >> it was finally an overall symptom of a greater disease which was an out of control bar. ryan: polk county supervisor robert brownell says the tipping point, a deadly shooting in the parking lot six weeks ago. >> i think the bigger, overshadowing piece was just
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we had the gun activity. ryan: polk county suspended the bar's liquor license after november's shooting. we have since learned the owners failed to appear for an appeal hearing friday, permanently losing its liquor license. investigators reviewed hours of video surveillance from inside thought nightclub and witnessed -- inside thought nightclub and witnessed multiple violations including serving minors, failure to check id's, and serving alcohol after hours. county leaders now say they'd prefer that property remain alcohol-free. >> it's going to take some convincing for the county to go along with another liquor license in that building, i don't care who it is. ryan: county leaders tell me they hope the credit union located next door buys the property to expand its business. meantime, we have tried repeatedly to contact the owners , but as of tonight, the phone number listed is disconnected. live in polk county, ryan smith, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. stacey: right now, police are still searching for a suspect in
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case. 20-year-old dashawn smith of des moines was killed. a lottery industry insider is in more hot water tonight. officials say eddie tipton allegedly fixed two jackpots in kansas. that means he's now charged with fixing jackpots worth millions in five states. tipton, the former multi-state lottery security director, was convicted earlier this year of fixing a $16.5 million hot lotto iowa. iowa prosecutor rob sand says evidence will show, in kansas, others claimed the prize and half of the winnings were returned to tipton in cash in 2011. 37 other states and u.s. territories are investigating tipton. let's take a live look outside right now from one of our d.o.t. cameras. good news for drivers this busy holiday traveling season. gas prices are at their lowest
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a gallon of regular gas now and kurtis good weather news for drivers, too? kurtis: a nice tranquil day for tomorrow. we are finishing out fall right now. winter solstice arrives tonight at 10:48. a little bit of fog tomorrow. especially northeastern iowa. early on, 29. by noon, 43. southeast winds pick up tomorrow. generally mostly cloudy to partly sunny. christmas eve morning, i think we could see a few flurries. that will probably be our only chance of any snow. christmas day looks to be 44 degrees, mostly cloudy. stacey: new at 10:00 hundreds
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vigil remembering people who died homeless in iowa. the names of 31 people who died homeless in iowa over the last year were read aloud. the event was also a rally pushing for the construction of , a village of tiny homes for the homeless in des moines. organizer say homelessness is a real issue in our community. very widespread. >> it is all stacey: this is the 7th year for the event, organized by joppa outreach. stacey: fox news channel is ready to host a republican debate in des moines next month. bret baier, megyn kelly and chris wallace will anchor the two hour debate january 28 at the iowa events center. they moderated the first gop debate in august. meantime, the pool of republican candidates running for president shrunk today. senator lindsey graham calls it quits, just six weeks away from the iowa caucuses. sen. graham: today, i'm suspending my campaign for president. stacey: senator lindsey graham released an online video that says he's dropping out of the race for the white house. sen. graham: i believe we've run
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we've put forth bold and practical solutions to big problems. stacey: but those bold solutions for national security and other issues never attracted much attention from voters. the latest cbs news poll shows donald trump still solidly ahead in south carolina and new hampshire, but there's a new leader in iowa, ted cruz. trump was back in attack mode tonight, responding by phone to a claim hillary clinton made about him during the democratic debate saturday night. ms. clinton: he is becoming isis's best recruiter. they are going to people showing videos of donald trump insulting islam and muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists. mr. trump: it turned out to be a lie, she's a liar. it turned out to be a lie, turned out to be a lie. and the last person that she wants to run against is me, believe me. stacey: trump demanding an apology from clinton.
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, "hell no." hillary clinton is back campaigning in iowa tomorrow. she has a town hall at keota high school in the morning then heads to fairfield and bettendorf. fellow democrat bernie sanders also in iowa. he has several events planned in northwest iowa. a presidential candidate you've probably never heard of has moved to west des moines to start campaigning and many of , his new neighbors are not happy about it. rocky de la fuenta, a wealthy california businessman, has rented a home in turnberry estates. neighbors are upset about the huge signs on semi trailers, a bus, and r.v., now parked at the property, in violation of zoning rules. we reached de la fuente by phone. he says the truck and bus will be moving around the state to advertise for him. students in nashua, new hampshire will be back in school tomorrow. email threats against students and staff members close the school today. tonight, officials say they were not credible. students should expect increased security tomorrow and wednesday.
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bisexual men will be able to donate blood. the fda has lifted it's more than 30-year-ban. they will be allowed to donate as long as they've abstained from sex for a year. medical groups claimed the ban was not needed because advances in testing technology. the e-coli outbreak is expanding. cdc investigating 5 new cases of the disease linked to chipotle resturants. 53 illnesses in nine states have been reported since october. the new cases at chipotle locations in oklahoma and kansas. no reports that any victims have died during the outbreak. chipotle says its implementing new food safety programs. incredible new video out of southeastern china tonight where nearly 100 people are missing after a huge landslide. watch as it hits an industrial park, crushing several buildings. hundreds of rescue workers still combing through the debris tonight. more than a dozen people are
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hospital. next at 2:00, -- at 10:00 laps , for lonny. how the des moines swim community is pulling together their long-time coach battles for his life. >> i don't think there's anything that has occurred in des moines on social media to compare this to. stacey: bring the jolly brings in the big bucks. the big benefit for make a wish. >> i'm moved, i have tears in my eyes. stacey: plus from having no , house to singing at the white
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have to see.lynn's family, the big stress is paying four hundred dollars a month in medical and drug costs for aidan. for other families it's higher deductibles, premiums and co-pays that keep adding up. that's why we've got to crack down on price gouging, cap out-of-pocket costs, and fast track approval of less expensive generic drugs. because we've got to get health care costs under control for lynn's family and for yours.
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announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 10:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst, chief meteorologist john mclaughlin, and sports director andy garman. stacey: he's dedicated four decades to coaching and inspiring kids. but now, a beloved metro swim coach is fighting for his life. kcci's laura terrell shows us his incredible impact. laura: a banner hangs over the pool here at north high school where lonny kerman has coached , the north side otter swim team for nearly 40 years. and now, the thousands of students he's taught over the years want to give back to the
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>> lonny. >> louder. >> lonny. laura: a special chant starts the swim meet monday night >> one more time! >> lonny! laura: a shout out to a man who's not here, but if he was he'd be yelling from the sidelines. coach lonny kerman has been caring for the past 40 years ever since he created the north , side otter swim team in 1978. >> he is always encouraging people to go farther, and he just wants them to reach their goals. laura: the club team includes kids from ages 4 to 18 from all across the des moines metro. >> he wants to see the kids succeed. >> i can't even put a number on how many people he's touched. laura: but lonny's coaching career came to a halt just after thanksgiving with a diagnosis of stage four cancer. >> i would just break down crying because you don't want to see somebody you look up to weak
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laura: but if you didn't know lonny's impact before, you're sure to know it now. >> he became a mentor and inspired me and it made me want to coach. >> he is such an inspiring coach and i'll always love him just like he loves us. laura: donations for medical bills are pouring in. and swimmers, young and old, are sharing stories of a the man who not only taught them to swim, but taught them about life. >> if you're not trying your hardest and doing your best, he's going to be on you. and if you are trying your hardest and doing your best, he's going to be really happy for you. laura: and despite the missing yelling from the sidelines, the kids are still determined to make coach lonny proud. >> they want him to know that. even though he's not here they're still working hard for , him.
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for lonny has raised around $10,000 in just a few days. stacey: lonny's assistant coaches are planning two swim-a-thons in january to raise money for his medical bills. a flooded out fundraiser can't stop central iowans from giving. after heavy rains forced jolly holiday lights to shut down the , iowa clinic, unity point health, and mercy medical center joined together to launch #bringthejolly. the social media campaign raised $60,000 for the make a wish foundation a huge total leaders , say is overwhelming. >> everyone stepped up, which is a remarkable testimony to come as a community, what we're able to do if we pull together for something that is a special cause. stacey: make a wish will now be able to grant all of its original wishes. left-over funds will also help repair the damaged jolly holiday
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record-breaking open. "star wars: the force awakens" had the largest worldwide debut ever. the movie brought in $529 million in ticket sales this weekend. one "star wars" super fan wasn't film. shawn norman felt like breaking out of the icu at methodist for a showing, but that wasn't likely, until a team of nurses and paramedics went to work. see the "star wars" wish come iowa. kcci mobile app or on our website, >> hallelujah, hallelujah. stacey: an historic performance today for the atlanta homeward choir. you see them here singing at the white house. all 19 members of the choir are homeless, but filled with hope. >> the crowd loved us, i loved us, god loved us. >> this is going to be an
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stacey: director donal noonan started the group 3 years ago. more than $25,000 in donations from around the world made the trip to washington possible. southwest airlines flew the members from atlanta to d.c. for free. the first day of winter begins in less than an hour and it sure feels like it in northern new york. drivers in booneville dealing with snow on the highway, on cars, and streets. above average temperatures are expected to return there this week, just in time for a green christmas. it doesn't feel a whole lot like winter for us here, either. kurtis: it is still fall for a few more minutes. even when it changes over, it will still feel very nice for this time of year. there is a chance of late friday night, could get light snow in northwestern iowa. maybe some flurries on thursday down to the south.
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the cascades back through idaho. ski resorts in utah, some tremendous snows there. snow ahead for the resort over in colorado. if you're headed out to the west, you can't go wrong. wind chill, 24 right now. 6:00 a.m., there will be some fall. mostly cloudy at 9:00 a.m., 33 degrees. new, already into the 40's. gusty into the 20's. high tomorrow, 48. another above normal december day, our first day of death our first full day of winter will be very mild. we do have the low clouds hanging around. i think they will be persistent
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day goes along -- slowly thin as the day goes along tomorrow. if you're traveling across the midwest, just a late wintry mix in north dakota. 50's in indianapolis. 58 dodge city. northern oklahoma tomorrow in the 60's. high pressure builds and. here comes a system upstream. it's front will drag through with increasing chances for some december rain as we head into wednesday. futurecast, a little aggressive with these clouds. tuesday night looks generally drive. it is very early wednesday morning with a rates move in. best chance across the eastern half of the state. on the extreme western ads, we may see a bit of freezing rain. this rain slowly moves out by
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early thursday morning, i think we could see some flurries down in southern iowa. that would be our only chance of any snow. we will into thursday late afternoon and evening when skies clear out. wednesday, not to cause a few problems. anywhere from 2/10 to about 4/10 of an inch. tonight, mostly cloudy skies, patchy fog. tomorrow, 48. southeast winds out there. good chance of rain on wednesday. christmas eve, 40 degrees. christmas day, up to 44. a rain chance late. could be some snow northwestern iowa. there will be system to watch
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>> i can't believe it. i don't even have words, but thank you so much. stacey: next at 10:00, christmas stolen. thieves take gifts and pets. how perfect strangers saved the day. >> meet the midwestern
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stacey: new at 10:00 broken into , just days before christmas presents and the family dog all stolen. a south florida family feeling devastated before good samaritans stepped in to help. >> i mean, we were just expecting mickey to come home, that's all i really wanted. but, everything came like in abundance, with love. stacey: strangers found the family dog saturday in a miami neighborhood. then sunday, ride to give came cruising up with gift after gift. >> it was great. you know, it makes you want to cry. everything was worthwhile, and we did this in less than 24 hours. stacey: the bikers weren't done there. they also made a stop down the
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another home. announcer: from iowa's sports leader, this is kcci 8 sports.
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friendly as they come on the sidelines. the coach died yesterday at the age of 58. in 29 years at madrid, uni-dome --hinkel won more than 9 games a season. his tigers teams made playoffs in 25 of the last 26 seasons visitation is at 4:00 at madrid high school. the funeral will be at 7:00. the public -- the public is -- is welcome. we've posted our story with coach hinkel and the 2006 tigers on our website, fort dodge taking on undefeated family. 60-54 is the final. the girls played before that how one.
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myleesha clayton down low for the two. the baseline jumper is good. valley roles 62-40. ,-- valley rolls, 62-40. johnston at southeast polk. johnston undefeated. anna zelenovich with the bucket for two. southeast polk wins in overtime, 60-57. let's have some fun. it is a great 8. the bowling green football team singing jingle bells. probably better if you don't hear it. good job. number 7. jerami grant for philadelphia
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still three seconds to go. his teammate is right there. counts as an assessed. number 6. nicholas bair of the iowa hawkeyes. six blocks in the game against drake. bair is big ten freshman of the week. number 5, gets the ball, half-court, berries and, no -- buries it, no problem. that shot didn't count. the game ended up going to overtime in toronto won. number 4, this one does count. number 3.
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space-x launched a rocket into space and lead it back within about 500 feet of the launching pad. thousands of scientists and fans going crazy. number 2, back to basketball. campus in kansas formed from midcourt. the alley-oop and then a little piggyback to finish it off. no one was harmed in the making of this pocket. number 1. what a day. 47 yard touchdown run. johnson, 187 yards and three touchdowns. northern iowa continuing to
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