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after black ice slid cars off roads during the morning commute. police responded to the 4900 block of edgewood road around 5:45 for the report of a crash and a vehicle on fire. that's right by the highway 30 overpass. while en route to that crash, a cedar rapids police car collided with an suv on the edgewood road bridge. emergency crews took one of the two officers in that car to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. more first responders headed to the original crash, which involved five vehicles. no one else in either crash was hurt. a waterloo daycare provider faces charges after police say a toddler died in her care. police arrested 41- year-old amy hangartner, yesterday. she faces one count of child endangerment resulting in death. police have not released her picture. officers say she was watching an 18-month old boy at a home on bertch avenue, last june.
for a nap. the boy was found unresponsive, later. he was taken to the hospital where doctors pronounced him dead. hangartner is currently in the black hawk coty jail. a judge declared a mistrial for a clive man accused of killing his girlfriend's 20-month-old child. joe lopez faces charges of first degree murder and child endangerment resulting in death. prosecutors say he shook the child and killed her in december of 20-14. the des moines register reports the child's mother testified that lopez forced her to have sex during their relationship. after lopez's would be detrimental to their case. lopez will face a new trial may 2. first brought you yesterday at midday. police say a 20-year-old man walked into saint luke's hospital yesterday morning with non-life-threatening stab wounds. about an hour later, another 20-year-oldan showed up at the hospital with injuries, but hadn't been stabbed. officers say both men were
59 dartmouth street southwest in cedar rapid police found a third person at that home. they're working to determine whethehe others were involved. whenever you see news, give us a call on newsline nine. that number is 319-365-9999. you can also email pictures and video to newsroom at kcrg dot com. first, meteorologis t justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin... today is going to be a mild, pleasant mid-january day. it won't last, though. we'll have highs in the middle 30s near the minnesota border with middle 40s from highway 30 to the south. sunshine will also be pretty plentiful. clouds increase tonight, bringing a slight chance of a light wintry mix late. we'll begin friday around 25 to 30 and slowly fall much of the day. occasional light snow is
from the northwest. the weekend will be downright cold with temperatures continuing to fall through the single digits saturday, and perhaps not rising above zero on sunday. with blustery winds, it'll feel more like -20 to -40 this weekend. additional snow showers may fall saturday night,mainly south of highway 20.today: partly cloudy high: 41-47 winds: s 5-15 alo: 39 dbq: 39 iow: 45 five attackers and two civilians are dead after a terror attack in indonesia. boom authorities in jakarta say five people affiliated with isis set off this explosion early this morning. police say they started shooting in this area following that blast. in addition to those killed, 19 others were hurt. the united nations says one man injured in the attack works for the organization and is quote 'fighting for his life'. police shot and killed the five attackers. after this attack and several others, national security could be a hot topic at tonight's republican presidential debate. tonight will be the smallest prime-time republican debate so far this election.
fox business network is hosting last f-b-n debate in november. donald trump and texas senator ted cruz are in a tight race in iowa and across they will take center stage tonight starting at 8:00. this morning, cedar rapids police worked to build their relationship with the community. it was all over a cup of coffee. officers were at brewed awakenings across from coe college this morning for 'coffee with a cop'. the event was one of several meet-ups held across the country. police say the event is always a great and relaxed way to connect with the people they serve. "i think a lot of times people see police officers one way but until they actually get to come in and talk to them and get to know us they can really form a better feeling about us and feel like they have a relationship and that they can call us and they should never be afraid of us " police met with people at brewed awakenings forrbout 2 hours. some eastern iowa non- profits are receiving thousands of dollars in grant money to encourage volunteering. the iowa commission on volunteer
oversees the "volunteer generation fund." the fund is distributing 99-thousand dollars.... .... to five non- profit organizations here in eastern iowa. one of those is united way of the dubuque area it's receiving 35-thousand dollars to help support volunteers. the organization says even though volunteers work for free, it still costs money to run the place. some non profits pay for meals and transportatio n, or they reward volunteers with small gifts. these organizationsns also need money to help recruit and train new volunteers "putting out ads or getting people engaged sometimes does cost some moneneto do that. so there is a cost involved. " it will use some of the money to hire a part time employee to help connect volunteeee to the charities that need help. one in three americans is at risk for a disease and they don't even know it yet. the danger of pre-diabetes and the changes you can make to lower your risk.
winds picking up from the northwest. the weekend will be downright cold with temperatures continuing to fall throroh the single digits saturday, and perhaps not rising above zero on sunday. with blustery winds, it'll feel more like -20 to -40 this weekend. additional snow showers may fall saturday night, mainly south of f highway 20.today: partly cloudy high: 41-47 winds: s 5-15 alo: 39 dbq: 39 iow: 45 tonight: chance of mix late low: 25-31 winds: sw 5-15 alo: 25 dbq: 28 iow: 30 tomorrow: chance of snow, windy high: 27-33 winds: 15-30 alo: 27 dbq: 30 iow: 31 tomorrow night:
nw 15-25 alo: 7 dbqq9 iow: 11 saturday: chance of snow late high: 9 - low: 9 -1 - low: -9 monday: sunnynystill cold high: 9 - low: -9 tuesday: chance of snow high: 22 - low: 9 26 - low: 16 28 - low: 22 today is going to be a mild, pleasant mid-january day. it won't last, though. we'll have highs in the middle 30s near the minnesota border with middle 40s sunshine will also be pretty plentiful. clouds increase chance of a aight wintry mix late. we'll begin friday around 25 to 30 and slowly fall much of the day. occasional light snow is possible with winds picking up from the northwest. the weekend will be
that country hasn't had a new case of the virus in 42 days. while liberia has been ruled ebola-free, health officials aren't saying the world is completely free of the virus. this morning the w-h-o announced an ebola vaccine is showing a lot of promise. "is it the perfect answer? no. there's not a standlone answer - it's one of the tools in our toolbox that we can use likelihood. " today is the first time since 20-14 that liberia, guinea and sierra leone are all considered ebola free. twenty-nine million americans have diabetes, putting them at risk for stroke and heart attack. but you probably didn't know that 86-million americans have pre- diabetes, meaning they have elevated blood sugar. and as martie salt tells us, many don't even know they are at risk. as an obstetrician, doctor robert atlas knows the importance of monitoring his pregnant patients for signs of complications.
himself monitoring his own health complications after his doctor ordered bloodwork. "at that time, my blood sugararsince he had sent thth, was 167 anani was like whoa, you know, what's this?!" people are diagnosed with diabetes if their fasting blood sugar levels are above 126, or if a test of red blood cells known as an a-1-c reads higher than six-point-five. pre-diabetes is blood sugar between 100 and 125, or an a-1-c between five-point-five and six-point-four. "often if the blood sugars are borderline, people don't know." despite an active lifestyle, blood tests showed atlas was pre- diabetic. he had no diabetes is a red flag that have research that supports that lifestyle change is so powerful at reducing your chance of developing type-two diabetes by about 50 percent." here are five changes you should make if you are pre- diabetic: first, if you're overweight, reduce your body weight by 10 percent. exercise at least 30 minutes, five times a week. limit or even eliminate sugary drinks. try to make vegetables 50 percent of each meal. and finally, increase
atlas's weight swings between 185 and 216, and he knows at the lower end his diabetes risk goes down. i'm oc std. since many patients don't know their blood sugar levels may be in the pre- diabetic range, doctor champion says people should be screened every three years for type-two diabetes starting at age 45. those with a family history of diabetes, or who are overweight are at higher risk and may benefit from earlier screening. the u-s-d-a's january crop production report is out. in today's agribusiness report, david geiger explains the projections and what it could mean for iowa farmers. good morning, this is the
david geigig. ---- both corn and beans projections are down slightly in the u-s-d-a's january crop production report. harvested corn area was bumped up.. and total production makes 2016 the third largest crop year.. at 13 point six billion bushels. corn yield estimates this year were down nine tenths of a bushel per acre.. at a hundred 68 point four bushels. ending stocks are estimated slightly higher and prices are placed between three dollars 30 cents to three dollars 90 cents on the marketplace.. global corn ending stocks are estimated two point nine million tons lower to 28 point nine million tons.. with china holding half of that. in beans.. proroction is estimated at three point nine billion bushels.. down 51 million.. harvested area is down six hundred thousand acres to 81 point eight million.. and yield averages are down slightly to 48 bushels per acre.. ending stocks on beans are at four hundred forty million bushels. farm
range of eight dollars five cents to nine dollars 44 cents per bushel ---- last week.. governor terry branstad released a proposal exexnding a 20 year sales tax put in place in 2009.. moving the end date to 2049.. the sales tax helps education infrastructur e.. and
that funding wld stay at 10 million dollars a year... governor branstad wants the additional income from it to go toward helping the water quality goals of the state. governor branstad has teamed up with a few superintendants from around the state as well as multiple agricultural groups to sway the department of agriculture is also looking proposal. "i think it's very important for the ag community to continue to push to say we are engaged. we and our business. we as farmers. we're engaged and we want the state ttbe engaged alongside of us to help us move forward. iowa is really leading in a loloof the happening out there and trying to learn and do a better jo"
will need more resources to make sure they are increasing the adoption of water quality practices. ---- the big production report tuesday made a quick stir in the market.. but it looks like it will return to a sideways movement according to market analyst mike seery.. when i talked to him yesterday.. he added it will likely trend this
way until april.. "it wasn't much of a surprise, the corn market, which i did get short once again, yesterday after the rally, around the 3.59 level. i'm not risking much around five cents." "corn was up a about around six cents yesterday up about a penny today. i still think lower prices are ahead. the problem with corn was it was going down on a daily basis before that rally. so short covering, still very bearish the grain market." "i am not currently involved in the cattle market, but as a producer, you have to take this and do something with it. we have this tremendous rally of about 1600-1700
you look at open interest, open interest went down. i still think lower prices are ahead." "the hogs i have been wrong on, i was short the june hogs from around the 76 level we got around as high as 78.60 today. my stop is at 79, right now we're down back to 78 even. i'm not risking much more, i'm surprised by the rally and i've been wrong on this trade, but as a producer, again, i'd be selling hogs like crazy and hedging at these levels." ---- thanks for joining us on the agribusiness report.. i'll see you again tomorrow. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agribusiness section of kcrg.com. you'll find it under the news tab. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt 3.38 oc webtease low oil prices are beneficial to our gas tanks and wallets, but it's having a negative effect on one state's economy. alaska's economy relies heavily on funding from oil sales. a financial manager for governor bill walker's administration says the state's budget this year was
around 100 dollars a barrel. but in recent days, oil has been hovering right around 30 dollars a barrel. officials say revenue from the current price wouldn't even cover the cost of k through 12 education in the state. still, officials say there's silver lining to the lower prices. " would say that i'm optimistic that everybody will see the need to move away from having oil be the primary funder of government because it is not stable commodity. " pitney says the state would still face a multi- billion dollar deficit if oil were even selling for 60 dollars a barrel. a tight budget in iowa is a key goal for governor branstad's administration . after the break, we talk with lieutenant governor kim reynolds about some of the goals the governor has for this year's legislative session. stay with us.
governor branstad laid out where he wants the money to go in the annual condition of the state speech, earlier this week. a proposed $7.4 billion spending proposal for the next fiscal year. money for education and health care. to talk more about it, lt. governor kim reynolds joins us. lt. governor, thanks for being here. -let's start with mededaid.
be charged after shooting and killing a man last year. the farm economy in iowa is in decline. but some experts say there's no need to worry in the long run. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at midday. slick roads are to blame for several crashes and fender benders this morning across eastern iowa. that
includes one pileup in southwest cedar rapids. police responded to the 4900 block of edgewood road around 5:45 for a report of a crash and a vehicle on fire. while en route to the crash, a aedar rapids police car collided with an suv on the edgewood road bridge. emergency crews took one of the two officers in that car to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. more first responders headed to the original crash, which involved five vehicles. no one else in either crash was hurt.
charged for their involvement in a deadly octobebeshooting. police stopped a truck on ravenwood terrace northwest that night. they suspected the people inside were involved in a meth deal. one man in the truck, 21- year-old jonathan gossman, t ted to run. police chased him. that led to officers shooting gossman, who police say pointed a gun at them. gossman died at the scene. the linn county attorney says officers lucas nes and bryson garringer were justified in using their weapons. family and friends in eastern iowa are mourning the loss of a man who was killed during an attempted robbery in memphis, tenenssee. police say 48-year-old lonnie ludvigson died from a gunshot wound saturday afternoon. they believe someone shot and killed him while trying to rob him. his obituary says ludvigson was a trucker for an internet site. he graduated from edgewood colesburg high school and served overseas as part of a medical unit in the u-s army. whenever you see news, give us a call on newsline nine.
can also email pictures and video to newsroom at kcrg dot com. first, meteorologis t justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin... today is going to be a mild, pleasant mid-january day. it won't last, though. we'll have highs in the middle 30s near the minnesota border with middle 40s from highway 30 to the south. sunshine will also be pretty plentiful. clouds increase tonight, bringing a slight chance of a light wintry mix late. we'll begin riday around 25 to 30 and slowly fall much of the day. occasional winds picking up from the downright cold with temperatures continuing to fall through the perhaps not with blustery winds, it'll feel more like -20 to -40 this weekend. additional snow showers may fall saturday night, mainly south of highway partly cloudy high: 41-47 winds:
the heat is still off at the linn county courthouse after a burst pipe, earlier this week. today the courthouse brought in a portable diesel-electric heater to make the building hospitable. the pipe ruptured tuesday night, spilling gallons of water and antifreeze on the first floor. and another pipe failed in the jail and sheriff's office yesterday. the burst left the building without heat on a very ld day. "we're going to collaboratively meet here and look at the issues and try to figure out what the problem is but... we have to have a solution in place probably within 24 hours to get heat back in to the facility." the city expects heat to be back on in the courthouse by tonight. a sewer back-up in a north liberty homeowner's basement caused thousands of dollars in damage. the home's water detectors went off early, letting the family stop the flooding before it got worse. the city immediately came to the house to investigate, and foundhe culprit.
main. "we believe they were the adult version of the wet wipes that are being marketed as flushable and disposable when they really are not. doing a little more research, and talking with the city's staff, and administration, it's something that's happened in the past." north liberty's street superintenden t says this has become a real problem in the city in the past couple of years. he says people need to be careful of what they're flushing, and get their backflow preventers serviced annually. a new reportrthows farm land values in iowa are declining. the waterloo cedar falls courier reports farm land values dropped about 8 percent compared last to year. land is currently valued at about 10 thousand 100 dollars an acre. that's down about 900 dollars compared to last year. farmers national company released the report. the organization says there's no need d panic. statistics indicate a positive long-term
new at midday... the world has lost one of its most beloved and iconic figures. sources s ose to alan rickman's family report the actor died this morning after a battle with cancer. rickman is best known for his roles as 'snape' in the harry pter movies as well as hans gruber in "die hard". harry potter author j-k rowling wrote on twitter this morning that she was quote 'shocked and devastated' to year about rickman's death. alan rickman was 69 years old. family of david bowie say the singer was cremated shortly after he lost his battle with cancer earlier this week. bowie died on sunday at the age of 69. following his death, bowie's last album, called 'blackstar' peaked at number one on itunes. and best of bowie came in at number two.
next month, hollywood will crown its biggest stars and best flims. the oscars will be live on abc on february 28th. this morning, the academy announced who is up for the awards.
nominees. theherutal drama -- "the revenant" -- leads the pack... receiving 12 oscar nominations... followed by the action flick -- "mad max: fury y ad" -- with 10. both films are among the eight nominated for "best picture."
sot -- sot -- golden globe winner -- leonardo dicaprio -- is among an a-list group up for "best actor"? including brian cranston... matt damon... michael fassbender... and eddie redmayne... for his role... ... in the "danish girl." he took home an oscar last year. sot -- "room."nominated for "best actress" -- golden globe winner brie larson... who spoke to good morning america minutes after the announcement . sot -- brie larson, actress she's competing against cate blanchett... jennifer lawrence... charlotte rampling...
news entertainment correspondent white actors -- representing all 20 acting nominations again this year. sot -- the blockbuster -- "star wars: the force awakens" -- also received five nods in technical categories... as the countdown now begins to oscar sunday... with this year's host... chris rock. some were surprised "straight outta
compton" wasn't nominated for best picture... nor director ridley scott for "the martian." see who wins oscar gold -- february 28th -- on abc. brandi hitt -- abc news -- los angeles. someone in central iowa just got a few more dollars in his or her pocket. iowa lottery officials say a ticket sold in clive is worth two million dollars. they say the buyer matched the firsrsfive numbers, but missed the powerball to win a million dollar prize. the winner added on the power play to double the winnings. as for the big prize, three people are sharing the 1 point 6 billion dollar jackpot. tickets for the historic jackpot bought tickets in california, florida
winnererdefied the odds of f 2 million to one and will all become millionaires. so far, none of the winners have come forward. today, students at indian creek elementary school are raising money with a few fancy steps. they are participating in a mini dance marathon at 6 o'clock tonight. the money raised will go the university of iowa dance marathon. this is video from last year's dance marathon at u-i. the elementary students at indian creek hope to raise 4 thousand dollars tonight by bringing in coins, buying t-shirts, and asking family and friends to donate. the university of iowa dance marathon money benefits children with cancer. the wendt regional cancer center in dubuque is 48 hundred dollars richer this morning. the dubuque fighting saints made a donation to help people gegeing cancer treatments there. back in november, members of the hockey team attempted to november". one-of-a-kind team jerseys. "we've actually had some team members who have lost family members to cancer. so it's not
team it's important to the whole community. " this is the second year in a row the saints raised money for the the wendt regional cancer center. feeling blue about your weekend plans? that's not such a bad thing. the gazette's diana nollen is telling us why. your best bets a next. meteorologist justin gehrts updates our temperatures coming up in your first alert
today is going to be a mild, pleasant mid-january day. it won't last, though. we'll have highs in the middle 30s near the minnesota border with middle 40s from highway 30 to the south. sunshine will also be pretty plentiful. clouds increase tonight, bringing a slight chance of a light wintry mix late. we'll begin friday around 25 to 30 and slowly fall much of the day. occasional light snow is possible with winds picking up from the
downright cold with temperatures continuing to fall through the single digits saturday, and perhaps not rising above zero on sunday. with blustery winds, it'll feel more like -20 to -40 this weekend. additional snow showers may fall saturday night, mainly south of highway 20.today: partly cloudy high: 41-47 winds: s 5-15 alo: 39 9 q: 39 iow: 45 tonight: chance of mix late low: 25-31 winds: sw 5-15 tomorrow: chance of snow, windy high: 27-33 winds: nw 15-30 alo: 27 dbq: 30 iow: 31 tomorrow night: flurries, windy low: 6-12 winds: nw 15-25 alo: 7 dbq: 9 iow: 11
the paramount series. led by three blue-skinned mutes, the various blue man troupes hip up a frenzy of music and theatrical mayhem wherever they go. with roots in vaudeville, circus, drama, music and performance art, their arena shows lean more toward rock 'n' roll, while their shows at theatrical venues are designed to be more intimate. tickets are getting scare for both paramount performances, so don't hesitate, or you'll be sitting at home, singing the blues all alone. blue man group 7:30 p.m. tuesday and wednesday , paramount theatre, 123 third ave. se, cedar rapids; $53 to $73, paramount ticket office, 366-8203 or paramountthe atrecr.comchristine lavin and don white friday, jan. 15 christine lavin and don white walk the line between folk music and comedy, offering funny and touching insigigs into relationships and the world in which we live. with 22 albums to her name, lavin was the creative force behind the four bitchin' babes. everyday absurdities and indignities remain the backbone of her work. coming from the world of stand-up, author/musicicn white can turn what happens at home into an onstage biopic. when they join forces, anything can happen. the boston globe has called them "perhaps the twounniest performers on
circuit today." christine lavin and don white 8 p.m. friday , csps hall, 1103 third st se, cedar rapids; $18 dvance, $22 door, cscs box office, 364-1580 or legionarts.or gspt theatre: a modern salon friday, jan. 15, to jan. 30 dr. christopher okiishi, a fixture on the iowa city/coralvl e theatrical scene, is joining spt theatre for a lively evening of hilarious stories, conversation and music centered on the theme "lucky 13." emulating the parisian salons at the turn of the 20th century, spt's annual a modern salon is held in the mansion's great hall, where brucemore's second family, the douglases, frequently entertained guests. doors open at 7 p.m. for preshow wine tasting and appetizers; desserts and champagne will be served during intermission. it's a classy event, so evening dress is encouraged. spt theatre: a modern salon 7:30 p.m. friday to jan. 30, brucemore great hall, 2160 linden dr. se, cedar rapapds; $40 to $45, 362-7375 or brucemore.or g friends are great, but boy they
financial planner jan beal is here to talk finding funding for friends and more. jan, thanks for being here. how do you factor into your budget certain expenses, like a friend's destination wedding or buying gifts during holiday shopping? where should you
save money for these out of the ordinary expenses? how about trips? use a credit card to take your
if the item is a big item, like a car or a house, how much should you finance? financial planner
jan beal is here to talk finding funding for friends and more. jan, thanks for being here. how do you factor into your budget certain expenses, like a friend's destination wedding or buying gifts during holiday shopping? where should you save money for these out of the ordinary expenses? how about trips? use a credit card to take your vacation? if the item is a big item, like a car or a house, how much should you finance? ---, thanks for being here. coming up tomorrow, we get fit
icy roads caused a five vehicle crash in cedar rapids this s rning. officers responded to the edgewood road overpass at highway 30 around 5:45. while en route to the crash, one cedar rapids police officer was injured when a squad car collided with an suv. one else was hurt. a waterloo daycare provider faces charges after police say a toddler died in her care. police arrested 41- year-old amy hangartner, yesterday. officers say she was watching an 18-month old boy at a home on bertch avenue, last june. police say caretakers