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dna results matched yahia. detectives actually had yahia on their radar within hours of mcneeley's murder because that same night, after police believe he killed the woman in her home yahia called police to come to his douglas avenue apartment, claiming he had been the victim of a home invasion. >> we investigated back. he staged a pretty well-thought out, elaborate crime scene. mark: police found a pool of blood on his floor, splattered on the wall. all to aparently justify a large knifewound on his left hand that required treatment at the hospital that -- the hospital. detectives were suspicious yahia had been at mcneeley's home earlier that night, not only because of yahia's bloody hand but also because they knew him so well. >> given his criminal history, he is a longtime well known offender both with burglaries or robberies, we can speculate he went there to commit one of
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mark: prosecutors don't know why yahia picked mcneeley's home. they can't find any evidence they knew each other and likely now will likely never know. stacey: urbandale police say a material witness in that officer-involved shooting has turned herself in to authorities. officers issued a warrant for 17-year-old kiara olson last week. they believe she can provide information about the case. steve: the des moines police department is on a mission to outfit all uniformed officers with body cameras. kcci's marcus mcintosh is in studio. marcus, what's the timeline here? marcus: steve, the chief wants this to happen by june. that means the department will have to purchase some 270 body cameras. cameras that will record the interaction between police and the public. the department's school resource officers have been equipped with body cameras for more than five years. the department tells kcci it is well on it way to the more than
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all uniformed officers. it is a combination of private donations and budgeted funds that will get the body cameras purchased and give officers on the street accountability. >> there has always been a lot of talk about transparency with law enforcement so this is going , to fill both of those requests. they want to know what we are doing, they want to know why we are doing it, and they want to know how we're doing it. this will help there. marcus: tonight at 6:00 we hear , from the public and whether or not they think body cameras on police should have the green light. steve: at the statehouse measures to address the growing , use of police body cameras are not expected to impact iowa law enforcement this year. several lawmakers want legislative action as more agencies are using body cameras to counter accusations of excessive force. legislators are using task forces to figure out storage, public inspection, and confidentiality of body camera video. stacey: breaking at 5:00 authorities on scene at a , narcotics raid right now. officers found cyanide and guns.
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authorities found a suspicious powder. it turned out to be potassium cyanide. one of the weapons is possibly a fully automatic. 43-year-old melissa renee zanders of centerville and 38-year-old raymond lee rhodeman of des moines are charged with drug and firearms violations. that case is still under investigation. the trial of a former boone man accused of killing his wife began today in winneshiek county. 41-year-old alexander fazzino is charged with first degree murder is in the death of emily fazzino. she was found dead on a bathroom floor at the couple's home 4 years ago. fazzino's trial was delayed several times and a judge granted that change of venue. we're getting some new information about an overnight stabbing on des moines' southeast side. police say the victim called them from the quik trip on southeast 14th street. the man told officers he'd been in a fight at a nearby party. police say the man's injury is minor. officers arrested daniel cruz . he's charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. cruz was also wanted on a previous warrant. steve: ice jams are causing flooding concerns here in
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there is a flood warning in boone county. kcci's vanessa peng reports. we'll, crews are putting up a fence to keep people away. this, after an ice jam upstream of the des moines river in fraser rammed a kink into the bridge. >> at that ice flow came down and hit the bridge it actually , tilted a couple of pilons. vanessa: ice jams form in bends and shallow areas of rivers. large pieces of ice stick together on the river, creating a dam of ice. and like dams, ice jams keep water back. >> ice jams are hard to predict . where they're going to be and if they are going to happen. vanessa: and once they break free, like this weekend in central iowa with warmer temps, they come crashing downstream with lots of water and ice. >> you could have several miles of ice backed up that causes a lot of flooding.
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vanessa: further downstream, at ledges state park, look how much ice has accumulated on the river. >> due to all the warm weather and the ice and snow melting it's all funneling down the des , moines river, causing the flood at lower ledges. vanessa: forcing park rangers to close canyon drive and the lower half of the park. >> don't go across the barricades. made sure you stay on the side that is not flooded. we don't want people to get trapped down there. steve: there have been reports of ice jams on the des moines river from fort dodge to boone. let's go over to stacy. stacey: in the metro, george flagg parkway remains closed. the city of des moines closed part of the road saturday. kcci's emmy victor is just back from the area. emmy, the city is anticipating more flooding, right? emmy: stacey, warm temperatures over the weekend caused the twelve inches of snow the metro has received this month to melt. that water poured right into the raccoon river and the des moines river. both are expected to crest above
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this evening. parts of george flagg parkway already has water over the grass and on the pavement. the road closed 48 hours in advance, which the city of des moines says is normal procedure. >> we close george flagg as a precaution anytime the water is approaching the edge of the roadway and predictions call for it to be on top of the roadway. emmy: public works does not expect the road to open again until thursday evening or friday morning. back to you. steve: kurtis, warm weather brings flooding. kurtis: we have so much moisture in the ground to begin with, so a lot of that ran on off. we have worked over much of the snow, although there is some snow in the northwestern third of the state. 42 currently in the metro, so well above freezing. a bit cooler to the north. just about everybody wrapped in
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i think it will fill in with some falling in northern iowa. we will give down to around freezing, stay mostly cloudy tomorrow. temperatures once again in the mid 40's. we cruised down into the upper 30's on thursday. by saturday, back up into the 50's. back down into the 30's as we head to next week. steve: still do, on the news at 5:00 get down. , don't think a 106-year-old can boogie? then we have some video you've just got to see. stacey: plus, sour note. black water was a doobie brothers song back in the 70's. now see where it's coming through people's pipes. sally: the mud is flying in the race for the republican nomination.
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one candidate has fired a senior announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 5:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst, and chief meteorologist john mclaughlin. steve: on the eve of the nevada republican caucuses, 2 gop rivals are really going at it. and today, one of them fired a top campaign aide. stacey: kcci's sally kidd is live in washington. sally, what's this spat about? sally: for a wild now marco , rubio has been accusing ted
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now cruz is holding someone accountable for what he calls a grave error in judgement. a cruz campaign shakeup. sen. cruz: i asked for rick tyler's resignation. sally: ted cruz says his national spokesman tweeted out a misleading video about rival marco rubio sunday, falsely accusing rubio of making a negative comment about the bible. sen. cruz: it turned out the news story he sent around was false, but i tell you even if it , was true, we are not a campaign that is going to question the faith of another candidate. sally: earlier, rubio blasted cruz for campaign dirty tricks. sen. rubio: it's incredibly disturbing. i mean, you guys have to be seeing this. it's every single day that something comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue. sally: after his decisive win in south carolina polls show donald , trump is favored to win nevada, where republicans caucus tuesday. ohio governor john kasich has won the endorsement of former homeland security director tom ridge.
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establishment lane and anti -establishment lane. i'm in the john kasich lane. figure it out. sally: next up for the democrats the south carolina primary. , hillary clinton, fresh off a win in nevada, has a strong lead in palmetto state polls. meantime, bernie sanders campaigned in sumter, south carolina. before heading to massachusetts, where a new emerson poll shows a dead heat between sanders and clinton ahead of the state's super tuesday primary. on thursday, republicans will hold their final debate before super tuesday and questions , about this latest flap between cruz and rubio are likely to be one of the hot topics. stacey: sally, with clinton favored to win south carolina, what does the road ahead look like for bernie sanders? sally: sanders is saying he's going to stay and regardless of what happens in south carolina . he says this fight with hillary clinton will be a long state by
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he's looking ahead to the super tuesday contests and hoping to pick up a nice chunk of delegates. stacey: new at 5:00 the supreme , court is back at work today in the wake of justice antonin scalia's death. chief justice john roberts started the day with a tribute calling scalia a man with an , irrepressible spirit. scalia's funeral took place saturday. steve: making news right now the , michigan uber driver, accused in saturday's random shooting rampage, has been denied bail. 45-year-old jason dalton is now charged with six counts of murder and 2 counts of attempted murder. he made his first appearance in court today, after being arrested yesterday in kalamazoo. >> you understand the charges being made against you. and the maximum sentence i just stated? steve: a federal agent says several long guns and handguns were seized from dalton's home. some of the victims' families, of the sandy hook elementary school shooting, are now suing the maker of the rifle used in
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20 children and 6 adults were killed when adam lanza unloaded 154 rounds from an ar-15 semiautomatic rifle inside the school. attorneys for the families say the weapon is too dangerous to be sold to the general public. but gunmaker remington says it is protected by federal law. the case has the potential to make history if it goes to trial. stacey: new at 5:00, there is black water flowing from faucets in crystal city, texas. take a look. some residents say it looks like black sludge or oil . city officials say sediment is leaking into distribution lines after a recent water tower cleaning. apparently, that water tower had not been cleaned in decades. steve: we don't have any black water here, but we have plenty of water in places that normally flood when it gets a little bit warm and the snow melt. kurtis: that happen throughout the weekend with the
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you haven't seen the coffee pot upstairs. not looking good. the meltdown continues. still, up to the northwest, a snowpack in some places. south-southwest winds at 5. marshalltown, 42. preston, you are 39. 41 in on -- 41 in audubon. call winds at 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m., 39 degrees. tomorrow morning, a dusting up to the minnesota border. notice the sun coming up at 6:59. temperature trend -- down to around freezing and then back up into the 40's tomorrow, even with the cloud cover. we saw a little bit of sunshine today before the clouds thickened backup.
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a little bit of snow in minnesota. no major systems headed our way, there is a weak one that will slowly cruised by to the north. that is why we have a little bit of index in bismarck, minneapolis. chicago, 44. indianapolis, 47. the 40's to the west. not a lot of the midwest. a big system to the south of us that will not have much impact here. a weaker system crucified to the north. this is the one that could bring -- a weaker system cruises by to the north. we may have some mist tomorrow in central iowa. here comes this week system. a chance north of highway 20 of some light snow. we stay with some clouds. they will thin out a bit as the day goes along. wednesday, some sunshine by midday after morning clouds. that this system comes through
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-- slight chance of a light mix. temperatures tonight dropping down eventually to the freezing mark to the north. some patchy fog maybe north of highway 20. tomorrow, maybe a little light snow north of highway 20. mostly cloudy skies, topping out at 46 degrees. wednesday, that late a system -- that late day systems. thursday, the big change. we will have some gusts around 35 miles per hour. going to be a windy thursday. that is good news for your weekend. 40's friday, 50's on saturday with some sunshine. some colder air and a system early next week. steve: things are very nice in traffic. no incidents, no accidents to tell you about. things moving along very smoothly.
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travel times to your mixmasters, 7 and stacey: tonight at 6:00, 6. limits on day care providers. cynthia: i'm cynthia fodor. see why some parents with children in daycare are worried tonight, now that providers in des moines learn an old ordinance limts the number of children they can care for in their homes. stacey: plus, des moines police plan to have its uniformed officers equipped with body cameras in a matter of months. find out what the public thinks , tonight at 6:00. and, a superfan's lesson in confidence. why a grand view university junior says being the loudest guy in the gym is about more than just team spirit. that's coming up in eric hanson's this is iowa. andy: no doubt it is going to be a loud jim in morgantown. iowa state with a huge challenge tonight, playing at west virginia. jameel mckay a great view of the game but didn't play. >> here is the cbs evening news. and hoover driver appeared in
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counts of murder from a shooting spree on saturday night. prosecutors say he has confessed to the murders. plus, after a negative fire, we will look at the safety of double-decker mega buses.
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>> virginia mclaurin? >> hi. steve: today in the buzz, to say that 106-year-old virginia mclaurin was excited to meet president obama and the first lady at the white house is an understatement. virginia was so excited on sunday that she boogied down with the obamas. stacey: you have to see this. mclaurin started a social media campaign in 2014 to meet the commander-in-chief. she says she was very excited a person of color had been elected to the white house. steve: if you haven't seen all that video, you should watch. stacey: that is meaningful. a pretty popular comedian will be making a stop in des moines this summer. steve: jim gaffigan will perform at wells fargo arena in downtown des moines on his nationwide tour.
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humor. jim kale is a superfood, and : it's special power is tasting bad. it's inedible. all you have to do is freeze dry it, cover it in cayenne pepper, put it in a shake and bury it in the ground. steve: funny guy. a lot of jokes about food like you just heard, fatherhood, and many other life observations. stacey: the fully dressed tour will be in des moines july 31. tickets go on sale friday at 10:00 a.m. paul simon is also coming to des moines. steve: the legendary singer-songwriter will perform at the des moines civic center on may 18. tickets for rhyming paul simon go on sale friday at 9:00 a.m. stacey: simon has 12 grammys and was inducted into the song-writers and rock and roll halls of fame. steve: and we have another iowa state fair grandstand act to tell you about. brett eldredge will perform on saturday august 13.
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stacey: jason derulo announced a grandstand concert last week. the newsboys, dierks bentley, and jeff dunham will also appear at this year's fair. this next video is too cute not to share. you have to see this. a panda spilling down a slope of soft snow. the toronto zoo posted this video of a giant panda taking an adorable tumble last week. the zoo says the panda woke up , saw the snow, and just just -- and just couldn't resist. steve: we're back next with a final check of the forecast.
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ternet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider
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kurtis: pretty pleasant night, a lot of cloud cover. temperatures will take it while to crews down below the freezing mark. algona with some clouds. they are in the 30's, we are in the 40's. light snow possible north of highway 20 tuesday. late snow chance wednesday. a warm weekend. steve: thank you for joining us. "the cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. after that is kcci 8 news at 6:00. [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute,
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visit nc >> pelley: an uber driver is charged today with six counts of murder in a saturday night shooting spree. also tonight, a top aide is fired for posting a bogus video of rubio. >> every single day comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue. >> drew: why did this mega-bus with 40 passengers burst into flames? >> the bus boomed and then boomed again and you see sparks and flames fly everywhere. >> pelley: and virginia mclaurin waited more than a century for this moment. >> it was the greatest time of my life. >> this is

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