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focuses on regrouping following losses up and down the ticket on election day. and the university of iowa wants the public to help pay for an exhibit of lions that may once have lived at a zoo in iowa city. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at 10 . police say the amount of crime in chicago is having a clear influence on cedar rapids. talked with police, who say the proximity to the major metropolitan area is just one of the reasons for chicago's impact on cedar rapids. chicago's influence? sgt. doug doyle is a 10- year veteran of the cedar rapids police force.like many officers, time and time again, he's heard people in the community say chicago is a main contributor of local crime. "i think there's a lot of people that push the blame there-- to the people coming
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a lot of headlines recently for its high crime rates. as of early september, the city had more than 500 total homicides in 2016, according to the chicago tribune. that outpaces bigger cities of la and new york. combined, those two had about 100 fewer homicides through late august. the sgt. can recall hearing horror stories from visitors to cedar rapids. "a few months back, i met a family that was in town. her children weren't allowed to go play in the front yard for fear of what may happen to them, for there's little doubt that chi-town crime is troubling. but is it really troubling cedar rapids, which, by car, is fewer than four hours away. police chief wayne jerman recently weighed in on the question. "is there an influence, sure. and we're aware of it."it's hard to pinpoint exactly how much of an influence, though. arrest records may offer some insight. data from crpd shows last year nearly 16 percent of those arrested were born in illinois,
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the same for the two previous years. the pd says it's the second highest number of arrests behind those born in iowa-- the majority of arrests. other states were negligible. " we've got to point out the data has two big holes. one-- we don't know if all the people arrested were from chicago specifically-- just that they were from illinois. we also don't know how long those arrested had been in cedar rapids."ultimat ely, though, police think they're seeing a chicago crime influence for a couple reasons. metros always have at least some kind of impact on crime in nearby towns. "minneapolis, kansas city, st. louis, detroit. we've seen and arrested people from all those cities as well. people relocate. they come here and they bring some of those lifestyles with them." another reason... this stuff... heroin. cedar rapids, like many communities across the country is seeing upped numbers of heroin overdoses as the drug becomes more and more available and affordable. dea agents call it an
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heroin found on cedar rapids streets-- that the community is a destination city for drug dealers. "chicago, since it's a major metropolitan area, it's technically the source area for the heroin and what they're doing is transplanting people to the area to distribute that heroin." when it comes to fighting back the chicago influence-- dea agents say they're focused on finding the primary suppliers who bring heroin into the u-s. cutting them off will trickle down to communities like crimes, like gun violence-- cedar rapids has turned to a new program called the police community action team. it doesn't focus on curbing chicago crime specifically, it's much broader. pcat is a flexible team of officers that are sent to patrol at-risk parts of town. officers work in cars are on foot, for varying hours, depending on what a situation dictates. they're there to get to know people and their problems. "they're establishing relationships, positive
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offenders and their families to give them alternatives" sgt. doyle is one of the pcat officers and a big believer in the program. he thinks it's already having an impact since its inception about a year ago. data suggests it could be. in september, the crpd reported overall violent crime in town was down slightly by about a percentage point, compared to the same time the year before. nat officer when it comes to chicago's influence, sgt. doyle only has anecdotal evidence. but, the way he sees it-- former chicagoans are mostly coming here for one commit crime. "they're truly trying to escape what there is in chicago. i think there is a lot of good people that come from chicago. i think some crime comes from chicago-- but a lot of it comes from cedar rapids." even though info is limited, the stats seem to agree. in cedar rapids, forrest saunder, kcrg-tv9 news. there's now a one-thousand dollar reward for information on the person who put this note outside the home of a sudanese- american
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go home now" followed by derogatory remarks and hashtag trump. police are investigating this as a hate crime. iowa city issued a statement today. it read, in part, "we celebrate our community's diversity, and we welcome all residents who live here, regardless of their national origin, color, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity." let's go to meteorologis t joe winters. joe, we'll see temperatures dropping tomorrow? after new record highs across portions of eastern iowa a cold front heads east. as the front moves through the wind shifts to the west- northwest and starts a temperature drop that lasts into saturday morning. the winds will be strong from 20-40 mph and gusty. make sure you take a jacket to work and school on friday as you will be glad you did on the way home. highs for the weekend remain in the 30s and 40s with overnight lows in the teens and 20s. have a great night! tonight: partly cloudy and mild.
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showers and falling temperatures. wind: w 20-40. high: 62 back to you. iowa democrats are figuring out their next moves after disappoi election. andy mcguire is the chair of the iowa democratic party. she says she's still processing the results, which included voters re-electing republicans in nearly all of the races for federal offices, and gaining control of the iowa senate. she says there are some weaknesses the party needs to work on. " i don't think we're in shambles do we need to rebuild? absolutely. .... you can see that we have a problem with rural voters. i've been to 99
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well. " today the iowa supreme court selected mark cady of fort dodge to continue serving as chief justice. voters retained him on the state's high court last week. iowa gaming officials expect more than one proposal to build a casino in linn county. they have set a mid-february deadline for applications. wild rose entertainment will likely submit one. it wants to build a boutique casino across cedar rapids. clayton county has given the final o-k to a company to expand sand mining there. that's despite health concerns from people who live near the site. this week, a county board approved the proposal from pattison sand company. it means pattison will be able to do underground sand mining on nearly 750 acres of land northeast of garnavillo. the company says the sand will be used for fracking in other states. fracking is the process
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and has led to earthquakes in oklahoma. a new mobile app that the go cedar rapids tourism group developed aims to help expand people's food and drink horizons. they call it the"c-r-ale trail". for 30 dollars a year, people can sign up and have exclusive access to deals at area breweries and restaurants. go cedar rapids says the intention is to get people out to try new things. " 09:14:06;14 not just visitors wh importantly the residents of the cedar rapids area in eastern iowa as they come to cedar rapids, get them into a different neighborhood than their used to, different restaurant that they haven't tried just to showcase what we have here" people interested in the "c-r ale trail" can buy the pass at any cedar rapids hy-vee or online. we have a link under this story on kcrg dot com. the university of iowa isn't calling alumni, or asking for a grant to get money for one
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instead, it's going online, and it's asking for the public's help to make the project a reality. first here's a look at the most viewed stories today on kcrg dot-com. stay with your 24 hour
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university of iowa is turning to crowd- funding to help fund a new diorama at the museum of
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will display a lion and lioness that may have once spent time together at the former zoo in city park, but their true origin is still unknown. kcrg t-v nine's samantha myers explains that the university is using a website similar to go fund me to help raise 10- thousand dollars. in the museum of natural history, you'll find glass cases full of exotic animals. one exhibit stands out from the rest. 08:48:26;03 "they are one of our most popular exhibits" not for its unique colors two taxidermied lions standing alone in a bare display. 08:48:26;03 "we think it's time they had a proper exhibit of their own." project "lio-rama" is one of three crowdfunding projects the university of iowa launched wednesday. 09:07:47;16 ""many of our researchers particularly perhaps in the medical sciences have large federal grants that are available to them, but the goldrush platform really allows us to target much smaller" " " over the years visitors of the museum who have come to visit the museum have asked about the
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the museum wants to use some of the money it is raising through goldrush to be able to pay a student to do research on the lions' history. 08:48:57;21 ""there's so many stories floating around about the two lions and we don't really know which stories are true and which aren't. " a proper exhibit fit for a king of the jungle. in iowa city samantha myers kcrg-tv9 news. the university says it will soon open the gold rush website to students who are interested in it will review applications before putting them onto the website. a former presidential candidate who has criticized donald trump is now under consideration for a top cabinet position. the two are expected to talk about that job possibility during a meeting this weekend. changes are heading our way.
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iowa a cold front heads east. as the front moves through the wind shifts to the
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temperature drop that lasts into saturday morning. the winds will be strong from 20-40 mph and gusty. make sure you take a jacket to work and school on friday as you will be glad you did on the remain in the 30s and 40s with overnight lows in the teens and 20s. have a great night!
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tomorrow: windy with isolated showers and falling temperatures. wind: w 20-40. high: 62 tom. night: a few sprinkles/flurries are possible, staying windy. wind: nw 20-40. low: 29 and much cooler. high: 40 alo: 29 sunday: mostly sunny and seasonably cool. high: 41 low: 21 monday: partly cloudy. high: 45 low: 23 tuesday:
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showers. high: 47 low: 34 wednesday: chance of showers. high: 45 low: 40 thursday: partly cloudy. high: 45 low: 34 friday: partly cloudy high: 46 low: 30 changes are heading our way. after new record highs across portions of eastern iowa a cold front
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trump has offered the job of national security adviser to retired lieutenant general michael flynn. there's no word on whether flynn has accepted. and trump is set to meet with mitt romney this weekend, with speculation that he's under consideration for secretary of state. a-b-c's maggi rulli reports. it's another full day for trump's transition team? and while there are rumors that thi president elect himself tweeted today that the team is fantastic. as president elect donald trump prepares for his new role in the white house - we're seeing him mend fences with old rivals. sources tell abc news that trump is considering governor mitt romney for secretary of state. shocking news when you consider romney recently had this to say of trump sot romney: think of donald trump's personal qualities, the
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misogyny, the absurd third grade theatrics. the feeling clearly mutual sot trump: i mean, mitt romney's made a total fool of himself. also up for secretary of state? another former foe - govenor nikki haley of south carolina. she orginally supported marco rubio now a change of heart? the two meeting in trump tower today - part of a full day of meetings mainly focused on foreign policy and national security - including trump's first face to face with a foreign leader - prime minister abe from japan. nats the meetings continue - yet so does the backlash. democrats still up in arms over trump's choice of stephen bannon as white house counseler? house elect mike pence today to talk to trump about rescinding the appointment over bannon's ties to the alt right and white nationlists also under fire? his relationship with son in law jared kushner. it's against the law for trump to appoint a family member for a job at the white house? but the transition team is reportedly looking into kushner serving as an unpaid advisor? claiming it's been done before i know the bush sons were very involved in their father's administration ; one became president of the united states o/c close when asked when we would be hearing more
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when other presidential candidates also made their first choices. maggie rulli abc news washington coming up next in sports, scott will feature the athlete of the week. and he'll also have highlights from the hawkeyes and panthers in their games tonight. stay with your 24 hour news
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seton hall. the hawks off and running early nicolas baer with the nice look to tyler cook for the flush.. and iowa took a 15-12 lead on the baer trey from the corner. and then checkout the feed from peter jok to the freshman
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then jok dials up the long ball and iowa led 44-42 at the half. and what a second half for the freshman cook with the spin move and the left handed throw down for two of his points.. another look wow! what an athlete. but too many breakdowns for the hawks defense and seton hall outscore iowa . uni took arizona state in orlando and they go right inside to bennett cook to get them started and from behind the arc.. the pride and joy of western dubuque spenser haldeman connects and then former iowa city west all-starter jeremy morgan for 3 of his game high 20 and it was raining three's checkout the rainbow bomb from haldeman to beat the shot clock.. and the former tv 9 athlete of the week was 3-3 in the first half and the panthers led by 8 at the break. more of the same in the second half klint carlson for three of his 19. and then haldeman with back to back
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points and uni beat arizona state 82-63. they will play at 6 tomorrow against oklahoma. it's championship week at the uni-dome.. josh starts our coverage with the 8 man title game. first up, don bosco was hoping to win its 2nd state title in school history facing harris-lake park in the 8- man title game.first drive for the dons, brandon bagby finds kendall becker who does his best david tyree impersonation of the helmet catch... what a grab... first down, and it would 2nd quarter action, austin svoboda takes the snap... looking for a hole on the outside, he somehow breaks free and he's off to the races... he takes it 45- yards to the house, it's his 3rd touchdown of the game... don bosco took a 24-14 lead at halftime. what a day for svoboda, 180 yards rushing and four touchdowns... this one seals the deal as don bosco wins the 8-man title with a 48-21 victory. "i remember the feeling when my
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the same thing. it's incredible." "they've had a taste of the championship when they were freshman, then last year they had the bittersweet taste. obviously, the offseason is a big testament to these guys." in class a, gladbrook- reinbeck looking to repeat as state champs, facing bishop garrigan. hunter lott on the quarterback keeper... he bounces off some tacklers and scores... gladbrook takes a 14-13 lead... that would be the score at halftime. 4th quarter, rebels down 19-14... on 4th and 7, lott throws a perfect ball to matt johannsen for the 23-yard touchdown... gladbrook with the lead up 20-19. the defense forced a turnover on downs... and on another 4th down, lott hits erik knaack for the first down and to take a knee and repeat as state champions winning 20-19. "that's awesome. i went to all the juniors and everybody else that was playing that wasn't a senior and just told them, 'thank you for letting finish my season like that because that's awesome.'" from the uni dome in cedar falls, josh christensen tv9 sports. and finally it's time for another edition of the kcrg tv-9 athlete of the week sponsored by cedar rapids toyota.. hudson 6'4 senior kiley deberg led the entire state of iowa in kills with a whopping 698.. she also led the state in aces with 112..
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title game and will play for illinois next year. 698 kills that's mind-boggling how do you get to that number down i have to rely a lot on everyone else that plays like a defense hit the ball to our setter to have a settable hit and it helps to be 6"4 right yes now they know you're going to get the ball a lot of times how do you get in around the blocker? being tall he and then being smart because i have played how many years now being able to place the ball where people arent helps lot. what is it like to play in the state volleyball tournament it's crazy down there at it's unbelievable like doing this i senior year is really incredible and all the memories are made with it are really awesome. since you've got probably a foot on me we're going to try a serving challenge you're the best in the
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if i can beat you alright okay. it was the dumpster challenge first one to serve it in the dumpster wins and i thought it won right here.. you've got to be kidding me. and i new kileys next serve chanching. i just whipped a shirt old man thanks scott. one last look at the forecast, joe... changes are heading our way. after new record highs across portions of eastern iowa a cold front heads east. as the front moves through the wind shifts to the west- northwest and starts a temperature drop that lasts into saturday morning. the winds will be strong from 20-40 mph and gusty. make sure you take a jacket to work and school on friday as you will be glad you did on the way home. highs for the weekend remain in the 30s and 40s with overnight lows in the teens and 20s. have a great night! tonight: partly cloudy and mild. wind: s 10-20. low: 59 tomorrow: windy with isolated showers and falling temperatures. wind: w 20-40. high: 62 thanks joe. thanks for joining us for
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