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right now on cbs 2 this morning...breaking news overnight in cedar rapids - a police officer had to be pryed out of his vehicle, we'll take you to the scene. twenty minutes later - police get a second call - this one - a car versus train accident. then - about 30 minutes after that - another crash - with life-threatening injuries. cr - i-380 @ 4th st se welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm jenee ryan. ryan. let's get a check of our cbs 2
right now cedar rapids police are still at 1st avenue and coe road. cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson has also been at the investigation scene for several hours. she joins us now live, stephanie - what's going i'm live at coe college right now where ?????? ??????cedar rapids police are currently investigating a situation at 1st ave. ne and coe rd.police tell cbs 2 news the incident started as a traffic stop and police are investigating whether there may have been shots fired. police were called to several locations near coe college around 1:15 tuesday morning. our crew at 1st ave. ne and coe rd says firefighters had to extract a crpd officer from what appeared to be an
had crashed.police tell tell cbs 2 news the traffic stop began around center point rd. and e avenue.when the officer went to talk to the suspect, the suspect attacked the officer; police would not explain how the officer was attacked.after the attack, the suspect got back into his car, hit the accelerator and t-boned the officers vehicle before crashing into four parked cars.the officer was extracted from his vehicle and transported to a local hospital.he is expected to recover.the suspect was taken to saint luke's; his condition is unknown.coe college will not be open to students until mid morning.drivers are asked to avoid the area of coe college during the investigation.the division of criminal investigation is now handling the investigation. stay with cbs 2 news and we'll keep you updated as develops. also while you slept- around 1:30 this morning police arrived to bowling street southwest on reports of a car verse train crash. crash.our cbs 2 news crew on scene says it appears the train hit a cadillac on the tracks. police tell cbs 2 news it seems the driver tried to get around the train when they were hit. witnesses say the
driver was ?not seriously hurt. overnight as well - just before 2 this morning - firefighters arrived to a car that crashed into a tree at wiley boulevard and first avenuethey pulled out at least two victims from the s-u-v - one extraction took over an hour.both people were taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. cbs 2 news spoke with witnesses who were on the scene. there was already a firefighter there, he said that he was was trying to see if she was al. alright.so far no names have been released. one person died in a two- vehicle crash monday on interstate 380.it happened north-bound in between urbana and center point.witnesses told the iowa state patrol - a car drove onto the shoulder - then veered left across both lanes.that's when it was hit by a semi.the semi-driver was not injured.the name of the driver killed has not been
right now - there's a state-wide discussion on school bus safety.just last week - a car plowed into the back of a school bus near springville.the driver of that car died.one student inside the bus went to the hospital - and is okay. happening right now this morning -- --an iowa school district is testing new recommendations to install seat belts on school buses.cbs 2 news reporter steffi lee takes a closer look at the research -that could on you. when this school bus leaves on its routes starting monday -- take sot: todd liston, 09:45:04 "today marks our first day of our test of a bus fully equipped with lap and shoulder seatbelts."students from several schools using this one bus will have to wear seatbelts as part of a study by des moines public schools. director of transportation todd liston says while the national highway traffic safety administration suggests all school buses have seatbelts -- sot: todd liston,
much safer they are -- or how kids work with them."steffi: one thing the school will be looking for in its study is how students respond to having to put a seatbelt on.sot: todd liston, 09:46:31:29 "as they get in - sit down, buckle up -- just like they do at the car just like they do at the car at home."liston says the main focus is to learn how students behave with the seatbelts.sot: todd liston, 09:46:20:12 "we god forbid never actually want to test the belts in an accident or anything like that."this is the district will use for its study - and they hope to have usable feedback by the end of the school year.sot: todd liston, 09:48:05:04 "we really want to gauge the public's reaction as well."in des moines, steffi lee, cbs 2 news the iowa pupil transportation association works with school districts statewide on transportation education. leaders tell cbs 2 news - they have questions about seat belt use they hope this study can an. answer."we're looking at how will the safety part of it be?
iowa running -- most of our accidents are fender benders -- a car hits us or rear ends us." right now - local police are constantly working to meet a heightened demand for body came. cameras.but they're running into a few bumps in the road. both the cedar rapids police department and linn county sheriff's office plan to order them - but are working on developing policies for the cameras.vinton police department has worn cameras for four years...and although many experts say the positives outwei cameras have not been the end all be all. eric 20:31:35 "there's no way for any video camera, whether it's a body cam or security camera at a convenience store to fully replicate real life, there is no field of depth in a video." video."vinton police department says right now -- they are working to revise their body camera policy to better meet the needs of the community.coming up - just
- we'll have a full special report on body cameras here in the corridor. as many eastern iowans struggle with healthcare costs - a cedar rapids man launches a local campaign to help out. cbs 2 news reporter connor morgan explains what c-r care-a-van is and how it's aiming to change how under- privileged people access health. healthcare. one man - one van - one plan. "really the overall goal is to increase access to healthcare, and near homeless communities." michael jennings is a single parent, a part-time worker, and a full-time student.still - he's finding time to launch c-r careavan to help people - one basic necessity at a time. "we're not interested in finding out, you know? if you come up to us and tell us you need something - if mayor ron corbett says he needs some toothpaste, we're gonna give it to him. no questions asked. so it's just, if you need something and we've got it,
hopes giving out goods at places like the salvation army will create conversations."our goal is to find out, 'do you have healthcare? and if not, are you willing to let us help you get signed up for healthcare?'"nearly 10 percent of cedar rapidians don't have health insurance - costing local hospitals four million dollars each year due to emergency room visits.jennings says cr careavan's aim is to change that. "our goal is by the time they leave, they leave with everything that they need that we have to offer in terms of hygiene products, leave with an appointment with a primary care physician that they didn't have coming into us." connor morgan, reporting.c-r care-a-van will be up and running starting tomorrow - with a few volunteers giving out basic necessities in the lobby of the salvation army from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. a non-profit continues to reach out to cedar rapids officials after they voted down a proposed affordable housing project. project.the president of the iowa jaycees met with mayor
discuss the need for affordable housing.corbett says council members voted down the proposal for edgewood road and crestwood drive - after hearing concerns about traffic and water run off.the development by common bond communities - would have set aside some units to address homelessness.the mayor acknowledges the need for something like this. "we had a conversation about affordable housing and services for people that are homeless or very low we had a very good conversation about the needs cedar rapids recognizes that." that."corbett says cedar rapids has done more to add affordable housing than other corridor communities since the flood of oh-eight.but- he says - this was not the right place for this project. this morning - your kids might be sifting through pounds of candy from tricking or treating last night - and if you don't want them to scarf all those sweets - there
will put those goodies to good use.tonight - on the cbs 2 news at six - find out how one of them - will send care packages with candy - to deployed troops overseas. that's tonight at six. it's and right now in it's de. degrees.up next - a new type of meeting you can do outside the office.i-380 @ 33rd ave sw sw in your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have... have...
- your planner shows what's ahead for the next hoursa&- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycama&- a bit of fog in the area this morninga& -temperatures around the areaa&- taking a look at regional temperatures we see highs are mild all around iowa - the regional satellite/radar is keeping conditions quiet - let's move ahead in time by taking a look at the midwest surface mapa&- moving into a closer view with our 'predictor' forecast we see mainly quiet conditions - today's forecast features clear skies & cooler temperatures- tonight's forecast has us looking for mainly clear & chilly conditions- the next three days show more dry and cool weather- our 7 day forecast does bring more cool weather
some office workers in london got tired of sitting behind their desks all day. day.teri okita - shows us how they started a new walk and talk program to get their creative juices flowing. flowing. nats ... the in-house design team".co-workers becca appleby and nahidur rahman usually see eye-to-eye at work, but their meetings took a different turn when they began "walk- and-talks"."they work so differently. it's really interesting to me. at least
auditing firm, k-p-m-g, are randomly paired up by computer and hold "mobile meetings" for 30-minutes. the agenda can be anything from projects to budgets to career advice. (sot/super: nahidur rahman/kpmg senior pr manager) "we're just doing the exact same thing outside where it's a bit more informal - where you can be more relaxed and still have that honest conversation with whoever you're meeting with. department head sorelle harper launched walk-and-talks eight months ago ... to promote teambuilding, problem- a little exercise, and some fresh air.(sot/super: sorrelle harper/kpmg london)"they're realizing and making that link that it's a much more productive session when they walk around the block." (standup/super: teri okita/reporting) "health experts recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate physical exercise a day, and for many busy workers, walk-and-talks help meet that goal." (sot/super: chris allen/british heart foundation)(sot mostly covered - too fast to font)"it gets your heart-rate up, burns some calories, if you move quickly enough. walk-and-talk meetings could be really revolutionary." (sot/super: becca appleby/kpmg communications assistant)"it makes you want to get out more.// i now want to go out
direction for a busy workforce. teri okita, cbs news, london. a recent study by the university of miami found that mobile meetings boost workers' moods and productivity. it's now on this morning.and if you're in it's degrees. degrees. next in sports - the tough challenge for iowa state this thursday night - in jack trice .
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here's a look at some of the other things going on around eastern iowa on this morning... toys for tots kicked off this week. you can bring new - unwrapped toys to one of many collection sites in linn county, including right here at broadcast park.toys for tots hopes to help 22-hundred local kids in need this year -
year - the organization collected and gave out 17- thousand gifts to 21-hundred kids.cbs 2 news is again a proud sponsor of the toys for tots campaign this year.you can find a full list of drop-off sites on our website. it might be one week from election day - but today - iowa school children will cast their ballots in a state-wide youth straw poll.it's organized to give students a around 200 schools are participating.votes will be tallied in the presidential race - as well as iowa's senate and congressional races. results should be released later on today. iowa state is 0 and 5 in the big twelve - and their sixth conference game - may be their toughest test yet... matt campbell's bunch will face a team that's 5 and 0 in
thursday night -- the plan is to surprise the sooners -- and campbell thinks that maybe -- playing on a short week can benefit his clones. clones.fortunately or unfortunately - it simplifies you - the unfortunate part is you're going against a really good opponent - the fortunate part of it is you hope that that quick turnaround forces both teams to have to be simplified in what they do in terms of game planning for thursday night... the goal all season long is to get to the state tonight -- that goal can be achieved -- regional finals all across the state -- winner punches their ticket to the cell centerlinn-mar trying to do just that against against pleasant valley - and in the first set -- lions were in control -- ellie anderson -- just kinda pops it over the net ---the later - in the set -- they use more authority -- anderson to emilee mcgowan -- hammer time -- all lions in this one -- they move on to state -- linn-mar will face ankeny on tuesday.staying in
dowling first set cougars on the prowl -- kendall meyer with the bump to paige frank -- and she drops home the tip --then later in the set -- madison palmer -- back sets it to gabi meyer -- and she hammers it home for the kill -- kennedy would take the first set, but dowling would win the next three to end the cougars' season.just down 42nd street -- xavier hosting clinton -- sam martin pulling double duty tonight -- in costume for halloween -- as the school's mascothe's got it going on -- and so did the saints -- ah-key-lah jefferson -- get's tricky -- and drops home a treat in the form of a tipand then later -- lexi noonan and ellie mcdermott welcome clinton to their block party -- xavier gets the sweep and heads to state for the first time since 2012 to marion we go --- third ranked indians hosting oskaloosa already up 2 sets to none -- marion -- kept it rolling in the third -- isabella sade -- too tall and too strong -- the
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a car verse train crash. crash.our cbs 2 news crew on scene says it appears the train hit a cadillac on the tracks. police tell cbs 2 news it seems the driver tried to get around the train when they were hit. witnesses say the train was slowly backing up at the time.police confirm the driver was ?not seriously hurt. overnight as well - just before 2 this morning - firefighters arrived to a car crashed into a tree at wiley boulevard and first avenuethey pulled out at least two victims from the s-u-v - one extraction took over an hour. both people were taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. cbs 2 news spoke with witnesses who were on the scene. there was already a firefighter there, he said that he was a firefighter . he was trying to see if she was al. alright.so far no names have been released.
is back in the johnson county jail - just 9 months after being released. lalla pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide three years ago for running over 44-year-old pamela gross with a pickup truck. truck.police say she and gross got into a fight before the deadly encounter - after lalla drank at a nearby bar.she was sentenced to 25 years in prison but - released after serving a little more than two. according to police reports - she violated parole last month. and is now held on a 25-thousand three people are dead- dead-after riding on a flat-bed trailer - carrying trick or treaters on a halloween hayride. hayride.it happened in the small town of chunky mississippi.two of those killed-children - the other - an adult.a pickup truck hit the flat bed on a highway. authorities say the scene was chaotic.right now - the number of people injured in the crash is unknown. new information coming in this mornng - about a deadly pipe-line
one person - and injured several workers yesterday - along the colonial pipeline. it happened in helena - a town south of birmingham - not far from where another burst happened last month.two mainlines of the pipeline have been shutdown. (timothy taylor/ shelby county) "oh it looked like there was a plane crash, really. i've never seen anything like this."budded to: "i thought it was pretty serious at that point, so we rushed over here and now that were here i just wanted to sure that it wasn't on fire" fire"flames were sent soaring over a nearby forest - and people within a three mile radius of the blast were forced to evacuate. an update now to the protests over a pipeline being finished right now in north dakota. tribal leaders say - protesters looking to stop the dakota access pipeline - might sit down with the texas-based enegery company that's putting it in the ground.over the past week - more than a hundred protesters have been arrested
will cut thourgh four states - including iowa. two suspects in a delaware county bank robbery investigation - have now been arrested in florida.authorities say daniel jackson and jason centeno - both from new york - were found in daytona beach - florida on saturday.right now - they're waiting for extradition back to iowa. iowa.police believe they robbed a bank in hop-kin-ton two fridays ago.authorities say they wore masks and dark clothing to take money from witnesses and surviellence video from around area to i-d the suspects. the 9-1-1 tapes from the orlando pulse night-club massacre have now been released.omar mateen shot and killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others. others.negotiator: can you tell me where you are right now so i can you get some help? suspect: no. because you have to tell america to stop
people. what am i to do here when my people are getting killed over there." there."a judge ordered the police department to release the calls on monday.the city previously released a transcript of the 9-1-1 tapes. in all - there's about 30 minutes of recordings between mateen and authorities. today marks 25 years since a shooting on the campus of the university of iowa killed four people.on november first - 1991 - gang lu - a former graduate student at the u-i - went on a shooting spree - killing four faculty members and one student - before turning the gun on himself.at four-30 this afternoon - a brief ceremony will be held on the north side of the old capitol between jessup and macbride halls. also at the university of iowa - more people now use nite ride - since it opened to men as well as women on campusfor a number of years - women could only use the free service.school officials say - since the
increased to about 130 students each night. jared campbell, ui junior00:24:25 "i think it's a great idea. a lot of guys, when we're out late at night, you want to get home and not have to worry about getting home and having some kind of something happen to you and it would just be nice to have that service to help you get ho" home."there's also a new app where registered users can order their ride.then - the driver knows who is on the bus and where they are supposed to get off. the iowa city v-a will now open a new outpatient clinic in eastern iowa. davenport location will replace the one currently in bettendorf.it will be an increase of about 11-thousand square feet of space.the clinic can serve 25-hundred more patients.it's set to open in march of 20-18. now - democratic nominee for president hillary clinton - says there's no case - regarding the f-b-i's recent decision to re-open her private email server investigation.that - came late last week - when new emails were discovered in a separate
f-b-i now says they will try to search through thousands of emails as quickly as possible. donald trump praised f-b-i director james coe-mey - saying it took guts to make the move he did. it's and right now in it's de. degrees.coming up - the bachelor party that quckily turned adorable - with the addition of several puppies. puppies.
it may be the sweetest bachelor party story ever.a groom-to-be and his friends ending their weekend - with new additions to their families. families.nicky nicky zizaza shows us how their party turned into a puppy rescue mission. mission. when mitchel craddock headed down to the woods of tennessee for his bachelor party -- he
his heart.(mitchel craddock/gro om)"the first morning that we were there, it was a bunch of guys, so we had the front door wide open and we're cooking bacon. we look over, and the front door to the cabin we're staying in there is a dog sitting there, just sweet as can be but would not come inside."with no clue where she came from -the group of guys took a liking to her naming her annie.(mitchel craddock/gro om)"we figured she is such a sweet dog she's got to have a home so she will eventually go somewhere."without a collar, a clear annie desperately needed help.(mitchel craddock/groom) "she was very dehydrated, hungry. everything we gave her and put in front of her, she gobbled up as fast as she could."and that is when the unthinkable happened.(mitchel craddock/groom)"there's one spot over in the woods. if anything went by there, she'd take off. she'd leave us and take off, barking and going crazy. and she'd go to that spot, and then she'd eventually come back. so we connected the dots, we put everything together and we went over there and we found a giant hole in the ground. it
in it. so one of my friends went in head first, and started ... we found these puppies ... we started pulling them out."one after the other--knox, bear, daisy, gunner, brimmy, finn and rosie - seven puppies to be exact- all in need of medical attention.(mitchel craddock/gro om)"well we're washing our puppies because they had all come out of a hole and they were dirty. so there was a group of rough and tu going down to go four wheeling and they're inside washing a bunch of puppies." it's and you're watching cbs 2 this morning...and if you're in it's degrees. degrees.we'll take you back
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here's a look at some of the other things going on around eastern iowa on this morning... tonight in north liberty - the iowa d-o-t will hold a public meeting - on the future of forever-green road.there are proposed improvements on that road between kansas avenue - to jones boulevard. boulevard.er to put an interchange on forever-green and interstate 380.the meeting tonight runs from 5 -to 6-thirty and will be held at the north liberty recreation center.. last minute merges on highways are often blamed for causing road rage - but -engineers in a handful of states - now encourage the so-called "zipper merge."kris van cleave explains why it might make traffic go by faster.
(sot-deanna graves / driver)"i stay in that lane as long as possible and then i merge into it." can you really blame deanna graves?when the other cars line up in the ?right? lane ... all that empty pavement on the ?left? is just sitting there, unused.... now some traffic engineers are saying ... ?go? use that space. (sot-kristi ericksen / kdot engineer)kc: so it's okay to cut?ke: it's okay to take turns. kansas is one of at least eight states which have encouraged drivers to use what's known as the "zipper merge" system. the state department of transportation has put up signs ... a drivers to use both lanes and take turns ... near a bridge construction project outside kansas city.(bridge: kris van cleave / cbs news/overland park, ks)kdot's finding - what this does is bring predictability to the commute. they know that it takes 5-to-6 minutes to get through the work zone even in peak traffic. (aerial) and from the air, you can see: the cars keep moving and they come together, well, like the teeth of a zipper. hence, the zipper merge. (vo-handout video from kansas department of transportation (under graphic) several studies point to benefits of late or zipper merging ...including up to 50-
reduction in speeds around construction workers.and drivers reporting less anxiety and frustration.but transportation officials in ?other? states aren't entirely convinced.caltrans spokesman mark dinger says his state continues to encourage drivers to merge early.(sot-mark dinger / ca dept of transportation spokesman)"we don't want those people to cut in at the very last second. not only can it lead to road rage incidents but again it can lead to sudden breaking which can cause a direct collision."(sot-kristi ericksen / kdot engineer)kc: do you see a day where the zipper merge is the norm?ke: yeah. yeah, i think that in some bigr congestion is normal um it's happened naturally. it's not something that we're gonna have to sign and teach forever. it's just kind of one of those things that's gonna come along as our cities grow. kris van cleave, cbs news. the iowa d-o-t responded to the conversation of the zipper move - they say on facebook - "here in iowa - we don't have a lot of work zones where this works well - but it's still worth taking a look." if you're just getting up, good morning -- it's now right now it's degrees in after the break, the school district in iowa - leading the
safety.you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the corridor. corridor. we know what chuck grassley has done for ethanol corridor. and what ethanol has done for iowa. american cars now burn more fuel
made from corn than they do from but, that's just the start. grassley's legislation has encouraged a new fuel made from cobs, not kernels. yep, corncobs made into fuel. right here in iowa. grassley works.