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viewers.our engineering staff *is* working to get this resolved... and once again we apologize for any issues this has caused. 3 3 the two teenagers behind last august's bank robbery on sioux city's west side were sentenced this morning.and the judge decided to send both of those young women to prison. 3 18 year old angelica (ann- hell-ick-uh) perez and 19 year old heaven zevenbergen (zee-ven-bergen) were both sentenced up to five years in prison for theft in the second degree. 3 siouxland news reporter jaclyn driscoll was there and has more. 3 natsafter being arrested in august and charged with conspiring to rob the security national bank inside the hy- vee store on hamilton boulevard where zevenbergen was an employee, perez and zevenbergen plead guilty to felony charges of second degree theft. at the sentencing on wednesday, both perez and zevenbergen apologized for their actions and asked the court for a minimal sentence of probation. "i am here today because of the crime i committed. i would
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apologizing to the bank, for everything i've put it's employees and customers through." "i want to prove to my friends and family, my employer and coworkers, my peers and role models that i am so much more than this horrible, stupid mistake that i wish every day that i could take back." perez's mother testified as a character witness for her daughter saying she committed this crime due to mental health issues. "about a year before this incident occurred, started struggling with severe depression and mood disorder, which her family, her father and i, got her started on antidepressants and seeing a therapist for. zevenbergen's attorney attributes her involvement in the crime to a sexual assault which started a downward spiral of drugs and depression. "things changed for her on october 30th 2014. she was sexually assaulted by three men that held her down and each had intercourse with
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downhill."mandi sievers, a manager at security national bank told the court this was more than just theft it was robbery. "our customers and employees were robbed of their sense of security. employees that were directly affected were traumatized." prosecutor james loomis says both women are responsible and asked for the maximum sentence of up to five years because of the calculated nature of the crime. "the clothes were hidden, the money was hidden, she eventually, miss perez, left the scene, but both miss perez and miss zevenbergen both went back to that perry creek ditch to look for that money. miss zevenbergen indicated that she didn't do all this for nothing and an effort was made to go back and find that money. most of that money was not recovered, has not been found." stand up "judge neary called the crime "senseless" and says he has never seen a case like this in his 13 years on the bench committed by two young women
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bright futures." perez and zevenbergen were brought to tears as judge neary issued their sentence"i'm comfortable and i'm satisfied that under these circumstances that i am not going to suspend this sentence. i am going to impose a five year prison sentence." without the opportunity to say any goodbyes, the women left tearful friends and family members behind to begin a sentence they desperately hoped to avoid. 3 judge neary says he would have sent the wrong message to the public if he simply put the women on probation. he added it was just as hard for him to issue the sentence as it was for the girls to receive it. 3 3 an omaha man charged with murdering his mother and throwing his 4- year- old brother over a bridge last may... will spend the rest of his life behind bars.roberto marinero pleaded guilty to using baseball bat and knife to kill his mother during an argument over money.
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year old brother by throwing *alive.* he also pleaded guilty to attempted murder for throwing his 11- month- old step - brother into a dumpster. his family says the sentence brings them closer to justice. 3 "justice is not done yet. we got one more."that's a reference to marinero's girlfriend gabriela guevara. she's accused of helping carry out the killings... but claims she had no control over his actions. 3 a lakes- area man is facing a laundry list of charges after leading police on a high- speed chase through three northwest iowa counties this afternoon.58- year- old robert hurd refused to pull over for a clay county sheriff's deputy on highway 18... instead speeding up and turning onto a gravel road.that chase crossed into dickinson and eventually emmet counties... a 30 mile span hurd and police covered in just over 20 minutes.hurd was arrested after deputies used stop sticks to disable his van. he's being held in the clay county jail on a list of
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nearly a dozen traffic violations. 3 the sioux city teen charged with shooting a police officer in the leg this weekend is out of the hospital and in jail tonight.18- year- old isaiah mothershed had been in the hospital while receiving treatment for a gunshot wound to *his* leg sustained in sunday morning's scuffle with the officer.now... he's been discharged into the custody of police... and booked into the woodbury county jail. his first court appearance is set for tomorrow morning. mothershed is also facing five counts of first degree robbery and attempted murder. 3 3 it's that time of year again...with city council officials reviewing the annual budgets of all city departments.the sioux city police department is asking the council for enough money to hire two new police officers... whose duties will solely be focused on traffic enforcement.police chief doug young says the new officers are needed... as the city has seen a big increase in traffic with all the construction going on in the area.young's asking the council for 269- thousand dollars to hire and
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to have their approval by the end of this month. 3 3 meanwhile, sioux city fire rescue is not planning to make any major changes to its budget..firefighters *are* looking to create a new position for a public education officer.the new officer's job duties aren't set in stone yet... but will include sharing information with the community.fire chief tom everett says they're still determining the job's specifics.... and he hopes the city council will move forward with this next year. 3 3 a sioux city teen is getting a big boost towards achieving his dream... the dream of being a navy pilot.the experimental aircraft association has given 14 year old kevin farias (fuh-ree-iss) a "matching funds award." the award was handed out at martin airfield in south sioux city. this means the group will pay four thousand dollars towards his first lesson... and eventually his pilot's license. farias was selected because of an essay he wrote promoting flying in siouxland... and for sharing his desire to become a naval aviator. 3 "i feel encouraged. so that,
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my pilot's license. some things are very tough and some things are very easy but i focus on everything so that whenever i take the written, i can ace it."his first flight with an instructor is scheduled for this saturday... weather permitting. 3
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3 siouxland's y- m- c- a is celebrating its 130th year of serving the tri- state area.this morning... the norm waitt senior y- m- c- a held its anniversary celebration... by serving cake...and unveiling a historical display. along with celebrating the past... the "y" is *also* looking towards the future... with a challenge for area residents. 3 "well, being a 130 years old is accomplishment itself. i've found out we are one of the oldest and biggest non-profit in the entire area. so we are introducing a 130 day health challenge, introducing a brand new 130 year annual campaign. and just pushing for more member ships to get out impact and out message out so more people understand what we do, why we do it, and how long we have been doing it. "this event was *supposed* to be last week... but was postponed because of the bilzzard. 3 3 we're not quite to the "ides of march" on the calendar... but that's not stopping sioux city 6th graders from recreating the famous murder of julius caesar.as part of a lesson on the roman empire... the sixth
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put on a sort of "crime scene" display to examine the evidence and determine "who killed caesar."the "investigation" will continue tomorrow... before students put their chosen perpetrator on trial friday. 3 3 a much more modern display is going on across town this evening...3rd grade students at clark elementary school on hamilton boulevard are putting on a presidential wax museum. all 55 students were assigned a president to research.at the end of the project... they had to dress up as their assigned president and present their research.this project has been going on at clark for six years... and aims to teach students early on how to properly research and write a scholarly paper. 3 3 catholics from across sioux city gathered for the start of lent today. 3 honoring ash wednesday, nearly 5-hundred people attended a special noon service led by father brent lingle at the cathedral of the epiphany in sioux city. that service was one of six held throughout the day at the douglas street cathedral. 3 3 still to come tonight on
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3 how a group of north high students is working to provide clothes and other essentials to people in need here in sioux city. 3 "siouxland news at ten on kmeg 14 with larry wentz, diana castillo, siouxland's chief meteorologist chad sandwell and sports director chris
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3 3 3 3 3 chad, diana and larry talk about today's weather and the upcoming forecast.
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increase around the area tonight into early thursday. by thursday afternoon we could be seeing a little bit of light snow. temperatures tomorrow will be in the mid 20s. chances of snow will hang on until early friday morning, but temperatures with mostly cloudy skies will only reach the lower 20s. saturday looks to be our coldest day with morning temps below zero and then snow chances starting late saturday night continuing through sunday afternoon. once the weekend is over, it looks like we will be seeing some pleasant weather for early next week with highs pushing
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3 3 a siouxland business icon is getting a makeover. 3 3 a closer look at wells blue bunny's re-branding is coming
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3 3 a familiar face in siouxland and across the nation is getting a makeover. 3 today at its headquarters in the ice cream capitol of the world... wells enterprises unveiled its new blue bunny logo. "blu" the spokesbunny"... is an updated version of the real bunny that in the 1930's inspired a child to suggest the brand's blue bunny name. the "new" blu is part of the company's efforts to keep the "fun" and "excitement" in ice cream. 3 "blu is our brand ambassador,
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if you can call it that. blu is... you will see blu in our advertising, that is coming out and he is all about fun. so when you see blu there is something fun going on i guarantee it." 3 blu looks like your typical pet bunny...except for the blue color. *and*... in a new round of commercials... you'll be able to hear his thoughts. 3 "i think blu is a cute and cuddly little guy. so that will be alright and it will be good that they do have that spokes person for them. it's fun for the kids and family."wells' says shoppers should also keep an eye out for new and returning flavors of ice cream... like bunny tracks and blu's birthday party... as well as new transparent containers. 3 3 students at sioux city north high school are working to help those less fortunate in our community.they've opened a "caring closet"... stocked with donated clothes, shoes and other necessities.those items are available free of charge to those who need it. 3 "it's honoring, it's definitely a great project and the fact that those girls
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started it is really cool and i'm really glad to be a part of it with the rest of my team."all the items *in* the "caring closet" were donated by north high students and staff... with some help from community members. 3 3 conventional wisdom says if you let your pets sleep with you at night... your *own* sleep will suffer. 3 coming up after the break in tonight's healthwatch... how a new study from the mayo clinic is turning *that* piece of wisdom on its head. 3 hello. i'm mark hyman.some embrace the huge influx of immigrants to the u-s as increasing multicultural diversity. it makes us a better nation, they argue.but some immigrant practices are contrary to our long-held values. and they should never be permitted.case in point: female genital mutilation.it's just what it sounds like. it's practiced in many african and
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cultural and religious reasons. globally, 3 million young girls have the procedure forced on them each year.in america, we view the practice as a violation of basic human rights. so we outlawed it in 1996. immigrants have skirted the law by taking their daughters to their home countries for the procedure. it's called "vacation cutting." so in 2013, congress passed new legislation that made it illegal to take a minor abroad for this purpose. the centers for disease control released estimates of how many women and girls in the u-s have undergone . . . or will likely undergo the procedure. the number is staggering. more than half a million. more than one-third are younger than 18. this is double the estimates of just a decade ago.the dramatic increase is attributed to the rapid rise of refugees and asylum seekers from countries that practice female genital mutilation.we don't want this multicultural diversity.to
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hyman.3 3 should you let your pet share your blankets and your bed? 3 as don champion reports... a recent mayo clinic study is challenging the conventional wisdom that animals in the bedroom can mess with your sleep. 3 patricia (patree-shia) sullivan had canine company in bed as soon as she brought home her first puppy.(sot patricia sullivan/dog owner) "he started to cry, and whimper and i felt sorry for him and i put him on my bed and he curled up in a ball and he was asleep and he's been there ever since."(track 2) sleep experts have long thought that pets in the bedroom are disruptive to a person's sleep but a recent mayo clinic survey found 41 percent of sleep patients who share their beds with their animals find it beneficial. (sot dr. lois krahn/sleep specialist at the mayo clinic in arizona) "if having a pet nearby helps them feel relaxed and gives them a sense of security, which permits them to fall asleep with less difficulty, then i think that
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attention."(track 3)20 percent of respondents however, admitted their pets interrupted their sleep.study author doctor lois krahn (krahhn) says there are many things pet owners need to consider.(sot dr. lois krahn/sleep specialist at the mayo clinic in arizona)"they need to know how well they sleep as a person and how well the pet sleeps, they need to take into account the size of the pet."(track 4)(gfx)other considerations: the size of the bed, the number of pets and the pets must be clean and free of fleas. (sot sullivan) "if their feet were really wet, i'd wipe them off." sullivan says her dogs don't just relax her, they go a step further.(sot)"if i stay up too late the dogs remind me to go to bed. they actually walk into my bedroom, look at me like c'mon let's go. laughs. ps: they do."and even though their barking sometimes wakes her up, she says she wouldn't have it any other way.don champion, cbs news, springfield, new jersey. 3 the study did not look at whether different types of pets or different species were more disruptive than others. the study's authors hope to focus on those areas in future research. 3
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without their starting center. see if they prevailed anyways. 3 and the morningside women were all tied up with dakota wesleyan in the 4th quarter. see if the mustangs were able to pull away and win another
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3 3 the morningside women had a chance tonight to wrapup the outright gpac championship with a win over dakota wesleyan.the tigers are one of six ranked gpac teams in a pretty loaded field at the top. 1) 3rd quarter check out this save by jordyn wallenburg. it sets up this drive by lexi ackerman who lays it in! ackerman, recent 1000 point club inductee had 22 tonight. 2) it was morningngisde by 9 and then brandon tye made it morningside by 12!3) but this game tightened up we are tied at 56 in the 4th. here's ackerman again. she really turned it on late.4) this game belonged to her and jessica
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her own! she puts morningside up one with a little over 5 to go.5) and did i mention she and ackerman took this game over. the pride of central lyon high with the 3. mustangs by 7.they would hit their free throws and go on to win it 80- 74. the gpac title belongs to them! 3 tenth ranked briar cliff women trying to end their skid visiting dordt who's looking for their fifth gpac win.1. pick up action in the third quarter.. briar cliff up two and jessi corrick with the jumper she had 9.. chargers up four.2. dordt comes right back.. mycah hulst with the layup.. she had 8 points defenders within two.3. briar cliff would extend their lead in the third quarter.. corrick with the jumper.. chargers up four.4. later in the third.. chargers on the break and corrick with the hoop and the harm.. she'd make the free throw.. briar cliff up fifty to thirty-nine and...the chargers win 67-45. 3 number 24 mount marty finally
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gpac's best non ranked team in northwestern.1. pick up action late in the fourth quarter.. northwestern down five and cassidy de jong with the drive and basket. she had 32 points to lead everyone. red raiders within three.2. moments later.. de jong again with the jumper.. northwestern within one.3. next time down the court.. paige danner hits the three to put northwestern up one. she had 18 none bigger than that mount marty would tie on free throws and the game would head to overtime tied at eighty.4. in o-t it was all mount marty.. logan wagner hits the three to put mount marty up six and they go on to defeat northwestern one-hundred-one to ninety-two in overtime. 3 number six briar cliff men visiting a sneaky good dordt team looking for their 9th gpac win.1. in the thrid quarter dordt down twelve..leighton sampson with the reverse layup.. pulls dordt within ten.2. moments later.. briar cliff's austin homan with the layup.. chargers back up twelve.3. later in the third.. dordt's dalton franken pulls up for
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seven.4. still in the third.. briar cliff's bryan forbes with the rebound and the putback.. he's mugged but still gets the layup.. he'd make the free throw.. chargers up ten.. sixty-eight to fifty- eight and..briar cliff wins 114-103! 3 number 16 dakota wesleyan visiting morningside. the mustangs trying to end a four game skid.1) to start things off it was all bio babolalo for morningside. he wears 23 and he's from chicago. just sayin.2) then bobablola again. drives draws contact. no foul no problem! mustangs up 4-3.3) and then bio uses the screen from bryce cook to perfection. he hits the jumper! he had 12 points and we just showed half of em!4) ryan tegmeier actually led all scorers with 26. here he drives and scores. morningside still up one.5) and then check out the sweet stutter step and drive from brody van ginkel! he scores! he would make the free throw. mustangs up 11-7.they would go
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3 mount marty and northwestern getting together in orange city. lancers looking for their first non forfeit victory.1. early in the first half.. colton kooima with the three. red raiders up three. he led all scorers with 29.2. later in the first half.. kooima finds jordan baker for the layup.. northwestern up four. he had 133. next time down the court taylor francis finds baker for the layup.. northwestern still up four.4. moments later.. nathan wedel with the nice pass to baker for the layup.. red raiders up
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