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gunfire in downtown cedar rapids just outside a busy bar. the develolong information about the trial for a horrific killing in dubuque. the manhunt going on this morning for two escaped inmates being held in newton. happy leap- day. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry. barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio. let's get a check of our cbs 2 weather first forecast. first weather- your planner shows what's ahead- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycam- temperatures around the area will be warmer with mixed sunshine- the current winds around our viewing area will be calm- our planner features
new this mmorning. morning.police say five e k-k-k k membererin california who were in jail for a violent brawl, have been released from custody. custody.investigators y they were acting in self-defense. three people were stabbed and 13 were e arrested. the brawl took place at an anti- immigration rally and police say it was started by larger group of counter-protesters. "it's crazy to them to coco over here where there's a majority of minorities here." here.""it's important to remember that the klans message as reprehensible as many people feel it is is s protececd under the first amendment and we can get in the middle and stop them from doing that." that."seven people are still in custody this morning -- they were caught on camera beating -- stomping and attacking klansmen with h wooden posts. a candal-light vigil was held last night for a rookie police officer who wakilled on her
ashely guindon was shot after responding to a domestic violence call on saturday. police say 32-year-old ronald hamilton shot and killed her and his wifenhe's sitting in a jail cell this morning and is facingngurder charges.two other officers were injured but are expected to be okay. guindon's high school principal found her yearbook ote fitting which reads "live for something rather than die for nothing." "the irony is overwhelming. (pause) a kid who gives her life to community service only to have day. that's just not faiai" fafa."hamilton is expecting to today. a vigil was also held in hesston, kansas for the three victims of last week's shooting rampage. rampage.(nats! bagpipes) bagpipes) mourners lit 18 candles -- 17 in honor of people injured or killed -- and one for the suspected gunman.most of the victims were at the excel
gunman worked but some were shot while he was driving to the plant.a sheriff says the gunman was angry at a rereraining order he got on that same day from a former girlfriend. new details this morning from an officer involved shooting in salt lake city, utah that caused riots.police say they *aren't going to release footage from body cameras worn by two officers on scene.they cited an ongoing investigation as to why they wouldn't release the video.police say a 17-year-old was shot by police when he and another male were attacking g third person. investigators say several people were arrested following the shooting for throwing rocks and glass.witnesses say the person hit was holding a broom-stick. "we were trying to solve it before the cops intervened. but they already ran up with their guns. . they ran up with their guns pulled out and said, 'drop it' one time and then shot him. four times." times.""our officers started arriving o oscene, encountered a lot of hostile people upset about what had taken place and
scene " "the teen's identity has not been released but authorities say he is still in critical condition. in cedar rapids -- police have arrested one man for shooting his gun over the weekend. weekend.21-year-old derek bailey was taken into custody early sunday morning near the second avenue. avenue.police say bailey pulled a gun behind the bar and started shooting.cbs 2 news obtained this video when officers arrested bailey.he's charged with public intoxication and wreckless use of a fire-arm.no one was hurt. now a cbs 2 news follow up. a man who admitted to randomly killing a dubuque woman is now getting a competency hearing. hearing.a judge has rdered that hearing for helmon betwell to begin april fourth. last week, betwell's attorney argued his client has a mental disorder that keeps him from understanding the charges against him. him.betwell is charged with first degree murder and sexual assault in the death of nancy (crop-full) krapfl on september first.he is also charged with two counts of burglary.criminal proceedings against him are ononold until
right now -- authorities across iowa are looking for two escaped inmates. inmates.guards at the newton correctional facility discovered jessy foley and michael amodeo missing late saturday night.foley is serving a 27-year-sentence for numerous drug charges -- amodeo is serving ten for drug charges as well.anyone whhas information about them is urged to call popoce mediately. in iowa city citybeautiful sounds filled the first presbyterian church in iowa city sunday, all for a very good cause. cause.// music // //the chamber singers of iowa city held their annual cultural fundraiser.the singers say they chose an especially challenging piece for the lent season.the choir relies on a great turn-out for r performances and r rs on donations. "participation by way of coming to our concerts is best - because why we are here is to share the music that we have." have."if you'd like to support the group, you can find more e informatioioalong with this story on our website at cbs 2 iowa -dot-com. the 88-th academy awards might
somef hollywood's biggest stars still are celebrating this morning. morning.that inclulus leonardo dicaprio who won his very first oscar. it was a long - awaited win for the 5-time oscar loser.leo won for his role in the revanant.brie larson won best actress for r role as an abudcted mother in "room".in a slight upset -- the newspaper drama "spotlight" took the best picture.action film mad max fury was the most honored film of the night -- walking out withth prpruction awards.. academy awards host chris rock hardly shied away from the topic of diversity in his opening monologue. monologue.take a listen.. listen.."i'm here at the academy wards otherwise known as the white people's choice awards.if they nominated hosts, i wouldn't even get this job!" job!"rock might have joked about the issue but he hardly gave hollywood a pass.he said hollywood's racism is like soroity racism where a girl is deemed quote-- "not kappa material."he a,so spoke about the pressure putonim not to
academy has recently taken several steps to diversify its membership, which is mostly white men. it's it's it's and right now in it's degrees. degrees.still to come...a quick look ahead to one of the biggest days on the 2016 presidential campaign trail so far. far.in your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have.....
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craft beer is very popular, but t stly for drinking.. drinking.but a first in the nation business is offering a new experience with beer. beer.wanda moore shows how customers are soaking it all in. in. central oregonians central oregonians love their beer. so much so, they're not just drinking it, they're soaking in it at the nation's first beer spa."you're going to ak a proprietary blendndf beer, hops, barley and some herbs," said sally champa, owner at hop in the spa in sisters, said tuesday.it's more than just soaking in beer: a bath in brew is good for you."it's great for insomnia, relaxation," champa said.many swear by hops' dicinal qualities in getting rid of pain andaches."i used it, and my pains went away and i slept great," said mike boyle, chief "hoptimisitc" officer at hop in the spa.it all started after boyle got into a car accident."my car rolled over three or four champa for a massage, and when he experienced a beer spa in euroro, he knew the industry was ... well, hopping."one day we talked about this, and it just happened that i said: 'lets hop into the spa business,'" boyle said.boyle does not even like beer."i
months ago," boyle said.after only a week in business, they're already expanding."the phone is ringing nonstop," champa sd.and they're not stopping at a beer spa, either. "we're planning on 'hop in the garden,' which will be our beer garden -- and then 'hop in cup,' which will be a new coffee that has hops in it," boyle said.for those hoping to get tipsy off the tub, we have to be "brew-tally" honest."you will not get drunk soaking in beer," champa said.still, the owners insist that a day at the beer spa will make you "hoptimistic" about the future. "hoptimism is that every day you wake up, you know there's going to be great beer around," boyle said.in that case, central oregon will always see the glass -- and tub -- half-full. it's now on this morning.
here's a loooo at some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... former tiffin mayor royce phillips is now running for the iowa house.phillips is a republican and he's running for the district 77 seat currently filled by out-going representative sally stututan. illips ran for the hohoe two years ago -- but lost in the primary for the distict 39 seat. seat.he joins north liberty mayor and democrat amy nielsen as the only candidates so far in the race to replace stutsman. in cedar rapids this afternoon, the city is inviting re-development prposals for a city-owned property located at the corner of 1-street and third-avenue south-east.anyone interested in possibly submitting a proposal can learn more at a four-oclock meeting at city hall, in the training room conference room.proposals are due april 29-th. happening tonight in coralville -- the pizza shop mellow mushroom is hosting what they hope to be an annual pizza eating conest.the winner will win free pizza for an
starts at 6-6-thihiy -- only the first ten people will get to be contestants.the event begins at 7. for the hawks it's pretty cut and dry if they want to win their first big 10 crown since 1979 -- win -- not one or two of their 3 remaining games -- but all 3 -- because 1 slip up now and a conference title becomes wishful thinking. iowa's won 2 straight at ohio state lately mike gesell hasn't been shooting the ball very well -- he made sure he didn't miss on that -- the 1 handed slam put the hawks up 2 -- they trailed by 5 at the break second half -- they'd come back -- jarrod uthoff -- 3 of his 16 -- that puts the hawks up 2then later -- it's dom uhuh -- spotting up and splashing it home -- to give iowa a 5 point leadbut ohio state would get hot late -- kam williams scored 11 for e buckeyes -- but none bigger than those --
59 seconds to play hawks cut it to 2 with 7 ticks left -- so it's do or die -- gesell to the rack -- but he's blocked from behind -- and iowa is upset again68 to 64 is the final -- the hawks have now lost 3 straight -- and 4 of their last 5.and the loss gave e the hoosiers at least a share of the big 10 title -- it also moved the hawks down to 4th in the standings -- iowa could still share the conference title, if they win out and indiana loses twice. speaking of standings -- the northern iowa women are at the top -- the panthers lead the valley and entered senior day on a 5 game win streaku-n-i hosting loyolaand the seniors pacac the panthers early --- madison weekly drives and dishes to jen keitel who knocks down the jay -- keitel finished with 11 points and 13 rebounds -- and became a member of the 1 thousand point club then later weekly finds amerbebesorenson -- she spots up and rattles home the three -- sorenson
then weekly caughtfire -- the former benton bobcat dropped in a game high 1 1-- aathe panthers make it 6 straight -- 63 to 52.when it comes to d-3 wrestling -- it's wartburg and then everybody else -- all the knights do is win -- conference titles, national championships, and regionals - - eric keller and company looking for their 4th straight regional championshiptop 3 in each weight class qualify for nationals at 149 pounds..... fifth-ranked kenny martin gets the takedown on luther's dakota gray -- martin takes the regional championship with a 12 to decision .. then at 165 -- coe's'sah-rye so-where-ah gets the takedown in overtime to win his match -- he's 1 of 3 kohawks who qualified to the national tournamentand then at 174 -- wartburg's eric de-vos takes down coe's ryan harrington just before the third period ends -- de-vos takes the title with a 3 to 1 decisi -- as a team -- wartburg won the
and quailifed d for naitonals. zach johnon missed the cut in the honda classic -- sergio garcia and adam scott -- did t -- the two were tied for the lead heading into the final round.and it would come down to those two near the end -- on 16 -- garcia for birdie -- misses it wide right -- that drops him to 8 under which left the door open for scott -- who taps it in on 18 for the win -- scsct finished 9 under and 1 million dollars richer.to the track -- sprint cup series at atlanta motor speedwayand pit row -- normally good for joey logano -- not this time-e-rst he hits the cone heading in -- and then logano nearly hits his crew member driving into his stall -- but check out those hopsfast forward to 3 laps t tgo -- ryan newman hits the grass and spins out brining out a caution- so the race would go to overtime -- yes they do that in nascar and on restart -- jimie johnson took the lead and wouldn't look bacac-- double j
his 76th career victory -- landon cassill finished 36th after being involved in a crash on the last lap. on the didiond the hhkeye bats exploaded in their final game in the snowbird classic -- former waterloo columbus stud luke farley -- led the way with 3 r-b-i's in iowa 15 to 3 win over chicago state. cbs-2 news connects with the corridor.call us with your story tips at 1-800-222-kganor email us at news at cbs2iowa.comor connect with us
shelter dogs were trained as "ball dogs."they were trained specifically for the brazil open tournament to retrieve balls that went out of bounds and give them back to the players. players.a local shelter hopes to raise awareness with this "ball dog" initiative. good morning again -- it's now right now it's degrees in after the break...the information yoyoneed to know about the biggest day so far in the 2016 race for the white house. house.you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
ght now on cbs 2 this morning...the latest infofoation about the e y some people callthe superbowl in the 2016 race for the white house. the american coming back to earth tomorrow -- and how his research is helping science. we give you a sneak peak into how you can find your new favorite restaurant in the corridor. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry.
let's get a check of our cbs 2 weather first forecast. first cbs 2 weather check of our let's get a dd'ambrosio. d'ambrosio.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio. let's get a check of our cbs 2 weather first forecast. first weather- your planner shows what's ahead- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycam- temperatures around the area will be warmer with mixed sunshine- the current winds around our viewing area will be calm- our planner features mild weather again today
each.on the republican side -- businessman donald trump has won three of the first four races and could possibly sweep the super tuesday states.his two closest rivals -- senators marco rubio and ted cruz are lagging behind in the polls and delegate count. "you cannot, you cannot nominate someone, we cannot nominate someone like that , we will get crushed, and if we get crushed what that means i i e next president of the united states will be hillary clinton or bernie sanders." sanders.""our campaign is the only one in a position to beat donald trump on super tuesday, and if you want to stop this trump train, the only way to do so is to beat him on super tuesday. " " on the democrcric side -- hillary inton is riding into tomorrow with a wave of momentum after easily beating bernie sanders this past weekend in south carolina. carolina.clinton hopes that momentum will carry across the multiple southern states that will be choosing a candidate tomorrow.a new poll that came out on sunday shows clinton is
margins in three key states, texas, georgia and tennessee. those three states add up to nearly 500 delegates.but sanders says he's not giving up. "let's be clear, we began this campaign nine and a half months ago at 3 percent in the polls. 3 percent, 70 points behind hillary clinton. in the last two weeks, some polls nationally have actually had us in the lead." lead."senator sanders said on sunday he believes his campaign has a strongngchance of winning in colorado, minnesota, massachusetts and vermont. vermont.for all the latest news on the 20-16 election, head to our website cbs 2 iowa and click on "election"uuer our "news" tab. new this morning, morning,a u-s college student detained in north korea has spoken out for the first time. otto warmbier confessed to a hostile act and begged for forgiveness. forgiveness."please, i've made
but please act to save me. please. think k of my family." family." warmbier is accused of tryivg to steal a sign with a political slogan from the walls of a pyongyang hotel in january.north korean officials say the conference was held at his own request.right now -- it's not clear if he was coerced into speaking. new details this morning out of the capitol city in iraq, where the death toll from back-to-back market bombings has climbed now to 73.police and healah officials say some 112 people remain in the hospital.five people are still missing. isis has claimed responsibility for the attacks. a ceasefire in syria brokered by the u-s and russia went into effect over the weekend, weekend,but there are already claims that one side of the agreement has made violations. a top official with the syrian opposition has blamed the government and its allies for killing more than a dozen people following the cease-fire.they warned it will
talks next month.the official claims their have been multiple attacks and claims russian warplanes carried out 26 air-strtres on sunday alone.e. the new associated press basketball rankings will be released later today -- and the hawkeyes will surely take a dive in the rankings after dropping two games this week. week.iowa had a late lead against the un-ranked ohio state buckeyes in columbus -- but ended the game being out-scored 2-to-12.theawks have now dropped their last 3 games after starting conference play 10-and-1. and now we're taking a look at the current big ten standings. iowa is in a four-way tie for second place -- after tiebreakers -- iowa would sit at fourth.indiana sits on top -- two full games ahead.but the hawkeyes can still win a share of the big ten title if they win out and the hoosiers lose their last two games. 's restaurant week in the corridor and the cedar rapids area convention and visitors bureau's food week is pitting some of the city's best
other.cbs 2 reporter stephanie johnson johnsonis in czech village with a preview. hey kelly, thanks stephanie.. some of the best chili in the country could be found in cedar rapids this past weekend. the isle of iowa parrot heaea club held its annual blues n buffett chili challenger.our very own justin roberts took the heat, as one of the judges. he and others sampled dozens bowls of chili.this year the event raised money for the h-d youth center and the community health free clinic. cbs 2 news checked with the organizers and they raised a little more than 1 1thousanan dollars. he says he feels like he's been up there forever -- but this week astronaut scott kelly is finally coming home. he's spent a year on the international space station
tomorrow.kelly says his highlights from his time in space were giant storms and the northern lights.his research will pave the way for a mission to mars s d scientists will analyze the impact on his body by comparing scott to his twin brother -- mark.you can find a link to kelly's return and nasa tv on cbs 2 iowa dot com. it's and right now in it's degrees. degrees.after the break...the chilling story about an american hero being recognized later today. today.in y yr cbs 2 weather first forecast we have...
main weather- your planner shows what's ahead for the next hours- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycam- temperatures around the area will be warmer with mixed sunshine- taking a look at regional temperatures we see are going to warm today before coololg tomorrow- the regional satellite/radar is featuring mixed sunshine today- let's move ahead in time by taking a look at the midwest surface map - moving into a closer view with our 'predictor' forecast we clouds moving in this evening- today's forecast bring us mixed sunshine with mild weather- tonight's forecast will be cloudy with a rain/snow mix- tomorrow will feature morning snow with cloudy & cooler weather- our 7 day forecast cools down with
president obama will award the nation's hihiest military honororto a navy seal later today. today.he helped rescue a u-s hostage in afganistan. afganistan.michelle kosinski has the story of who he took part in a risky mission to save a doctor kidnapped by the taliban. taliban. as a navy seal, edward byers jr. is no stranger to danger. the night of december 8th, 2012 b bught plenty of it. (edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor recipient): "the mission that night was a hostage rescue mission. so to us that means it's a no-fail missio our objective - our goal - is to bring g ck an amamican hostage e alive."and that, he and other seals did, rescuing doctor dilip joseph who the taliban in afghanistan had been holding captive for about four daysys(edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor
point that i engaged the person i was on top of and jumped off the guy i was on and onto the doctor who was about three or four or maybe five feet away from me to my right."for his heroic effort, president obama is awarding byers america's highest military honor.(edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor recipient): "it wasn't until he called and i got to speak to him thata& and he said, "congratulations. i looked at your reward and i'm approving you to receive the congressional medal of honor." that's when it's like - ok, this is real."but byers is also dealing with another reality.he was the second seal to burst into the taliban hideout to free doctor joseph. the first seal, nicholas check, was killed.(edward byers jr. , navy seal, medal of honor recicient): "nick wasa& he embodied what it means to be an american hero. he will forever be remembered in the pages of history for the sacrifices he made."plenty of people are calling byers a hero as well, but his young daughter might not be one of them.(edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor
that i'm daddy, and she loves me just for that. ififyoyotalk to her one-on-one she'll tell you the five different nicknames she has for me, and i don't think one of them includes hero."the magnitude of the moment isn't lost on everyone though - especially mom.(edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor recipient): "when i called my mom that night and told her - got to love my mom - shea& first question out of her momoh was, 'do you thinini'll be able to come to it?' and i was like, "of course mom. i'm pretty sure you're going to be allowed to come."miclle kosinski, cnn, the white house. doctor joseph later said byers gave him - quote - "a second chance in life." life."byers will be the 11-th living service member to receive the medal of honor for actions in afghanistan.
the number of people caught in the theft of tax-payer data last year ios *seven times larger than originally thought. thought.last may -- the i-r-s said cyber criminals used a popular tool on their website to steal 104-ththsand people's tax forms.in august -- they said the number was closer to 330-thousand.now -- the agency says the number is actually around 720-thsand.starting next week -- the agency will warn affected taxpayers about potential identity theft and they will get free credit protection.the i-r-s has disabled the online document tool that was used to steal personal information. a family trip to disney land will cost you more, depending on what time you decide to go. go.the resorts will charge three different prices depending on the time of year. the calendar will be divided
periods.a value one-day pass -- monday through thursday when most schools are in session -- will drop to 95-dollars.a regular pass -- for most weekends and summer eks -- jumps to 105 dollars. dollars.but -- the price will then shoot up to 112 dollars on peak days.that includes most of december, spring break weeks and july weekends. j-c penney is living up to its name with its newest campaign. campaign.the retailer says it will start offering certain items in its private label collections for just one cent. the "penney days" promotion kicked off yesterday -- and will offer customers an arizona-branded item at full-price and a second arizona item for a penny.the campaign runs all year with j-c penney rolling out other items for a penny throrohout the year. the price of a first class stamp will soon go down -- and it's not part of a sale or promotion... promotion...back in 20-14, the u-s postal service was granted permission to temporarily increase stamp prpres ...the price hike was contingent upon a planned price drop this year.
start on april 10-th.the cost of mailing a one ounce letter will drop fromom9 to 47 cents. one of the most talked about moments of the academy awards last night was the moment stacy dash walked out on stage as part of a joke from chrhr rock. rock."i cannot wait to help my people out," dash announced to a baffled audience. "happy black history month! (pause crowd doesn't react) react)a lot of people took to twitter, confused at what this was about.she's an outspoken nservative and contributer for fox news. during all the talk about oscars and diversity y e ve her opinion on fox news suggesting black history month shouldnt exist. that clip does feel tense, it felt like the feel tense, it
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hey guys, none of the restaurtants are open right now but please believe they are ready to serve their best cuisine. cuisine.this year's theme is the 'hungry games.'restaurants have concocted a special menu item. that customers will be able to vote for online.the four restaurants with the most social media votes will be able to advance to the hungry games dinner of champions march 10th. the four restaurants will go head to head with the doubletree by hilton's chef gabriel. but although this is a competition some area restaurants just hope this will bringngew business. " we're hoping this will bring out some new people new customers and make people aware that we're here." here."restaurant week runs from march 1st through the sixth. you can find a menu - for all the participating reststrants - - and voting information - - on
covering the corridor in cedar rapids, stephanie johnson, cbs 2 news. florida is just the latest state to actively stop drivers and write them tickets, that can cost anywhere from one hundred dollars, to nearly one thousand dollars in illinois. illinois.but it's not for speeding, it's forriving *too slow, in the wrong lane.. iowa does have a law -- but matt hammill finds out if its time to crack down.it's the topic in this morning's say what. https://m.youtube.com/watch? v=lzhdvl_p1zc)) - " lk at that ... look at that car chase ... ooooh y'all "this you-tube video is getting a lot of attention on social media - -as a state trooper - lights a driver just cruising in the passing lane -- and walks hihiall the way over to the slow lane.it's an example of a growing number of states - that say drivers who think they own that left lane are dangerous - and they're writing tickets. " if you're gonna drive slow in the left lane .. just don't .. geover. " some of you
on interstates 380 and 80 sarah says - it's common coutesy. coutesy." we were taught in drivers' ed you pass on the left and then you get back i the right lane. " " we've all been stuck between 2 semis and their regulated. " roger says - tickets aren't the answer - but patience and education could work. work." left lane is the hammer lane the right lane's the granny lane and if you want to do a cruising speed that's what the right lane is designed for. " " although you should be watching, alot of times if someone's driving in the left lane unnecessarily it's pretty frustrating. " " i think when you have four lane roads you should use all the lanes efficiently and you can pass in the left lane and if you're just gonna cruise along then stick to the right lane. " other drivers argue the left lane is often smoother - - and as long as you're going the speed limit - what's the big deal. folks on the interstate are speeding. " vicki actually spent ten years working in highway safety - and says when fast meets slowit
- and drivers need to be educated - to keep right. right." i think it's a very bad practice and i know when i was taught to drive so many years ago you know we were told that was just a lane for passing .. that you need to be in the right lane. " we always want t thear your thoughts.you can leave them right now on our facebook page, search k-g-a-n or cbs 2 iowa. if you're just getting up, good morning -- it's now right now it's degrees in coming up next...the new information about a brawl involving k-k-k members in california -- and why they're out of jail this morning. morning.you're watctcng c-b-s