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shooting of a sioux city police officer. 3 our jetske wauran was at his first court appearance this afternoon. jetske, just what crimes is he accused of? 3 3 isaiah mothershed is believed to have shot and wounded sioux city police officer ryan moritz on sunday...and this afternoon, he made his first court appearance, inside the booking room at the woodbury county law enforcement center. 3 days after he was involved in a police shooting, isaiah mothershed made his first court appearance thursday afternoon."it is believe that you committed these offenses. financial circumstances, i have appointed attorney matt metzgar to represent you."over the last 3 months the 18- year-old has been linked to six violent crimes where he utilized crowbars, pistol whipped a victim, assualted a 19 year old man with special needs, and nearly shot a woman, to the latest incident where he fired a gun at a sioux city police officer on february 7th. "i would advise you now that you now that you are not required to make a
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you do make may be used against you during trial."now, are learning more about the violent crimes committed over the last 3 months.. according to court documents,on january 29 mothershed entered a home in the 2200 block of pierce street where he allegedly stole guns and pistol whipped the victim open a safe that contained several guns. that spree continued, on february 5th he he broke into a residence with a crowbar in the 4500 block of polk street where he was confronted by the homeowner and mothershed shot out the back window of the home to escape and fired a shot at a women. february 6th, he lured a victim to valley park apartments, and held her at gunpoint..then on february 7th, he pulled a 40-caliber handgun, shooting officer ryan moritz on the inner thigh of his left leg.mothershed's charges, each a class b felony, carry a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison. "i do have to advise you that if convicted of those charges, mothershed would be required to serve 70-percent
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eligible for parole or work release." 3 3 his bond is set 3 at 300- thousand dollars. his next court appearance will be a preliminary hearing... which is scheduled to take place at 9 a-m-. on february 19th. 3 3 a man arrested in 2014 for impersonating a sioux city police officer will spend the next few years behind bars.31- year- old joey alberts of sioux city was sentenced to 7 years in prison. he was accused of impersonating an officer and "patrolling" downtown sioux city for more than a year... patting down young girls between the ages of 11 and 13. as part of a plea agreement... alberts pleaded guilty to charges of enticing a minor, indecent contact with a minor, and impersonating a public official.the 2- year sentences for the indecent contact and impersonating charges will be
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will follow a 5- year sentence for enticing a minor. 3 3 traffic is back to normal on highway 20 between iowa and nebraska after a scary afternoon.just after 3 o'clock... a pepsi truck heading west into nebraska lost control on a patch of ice... hitting the outer wall on the bridge that crosses the missouri river... and nearly falling into the water below. traffic was slowed for a time by the accident... which injured the driver of the truck. the truck was towed away and the road reopened at around 4 o'clock. 3 3 briar cliff university's "charger dome" in south sioux city is back in business tonight.the dome was damaged by last week's blizzard... requiring it to be deflated for repairs.those repairs began monday... and were completed yesterday afternoon. it took a little more than two hours to reinflate this morning. 3 "it up then they can do an inspection on the inside and see if they missed something or what happen when we deflated it.// and we'll be able to get it up and hopefully we will be operational by at least by
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for briar cliff coaches... who say they've missed out on valuable practice time in the dome this past week. 3 "being in season the panic mood kind of hits us as a coach running your mind on how long this is going to be down, where am i going to go for practice for the next weeks, months, whatever it would have been. it was nice to know its going to be completed here. we have some inside work cleaning and getting some light put up and everything yet. it's a great feeling that we will be in their pretty soon. "the dome also hosts the chargers' softball and baseball teams... and serves as a practice facility for the school's football team. 3 3 3 another dreary day.and a cold one too chad. 3
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sunday afternoon. it isn't out of the question to see 2-3" to close out the weekend.once the weekend is over, it looks like we will be seeing some pleasant weather for early next week with highs pushing back into the upper 30s and lower 40s.>> 3 3 it's a project that was 13 years in the making. and now sioux city's children's museum is open.the launchpad children's museum at the corner of sixth and pearl streets downtown officially opened this morning. the process of getting the museum built took a long time. but some community leaders say it was worth the wait. 3 "this is...been working on
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just to see it come to life."the launchpad children's museum is open every day except monday.there's an 8 dollars entry fee. yearly, family memberships start at 85 dollars. 3 some siouxland elementary students enjoyed a musical field trip today to the orpheum theatre. 3 3 siouxland news reporter jaclyn driscoll got to tag along. she's hear with more on the big event. jaclyn? 3 diana, larry... 25 hundreds students packed into the orpheum theatre today to get a first hand look at the sioux city orchestra. 3 natsfrom beethoven to tchaikovsky(nats) to singing along to the stars and stripes forever(nats) thousands of 4th graders across siouxland got a first hand look at the sioux city orchestra. titled 'the sioux city orchestra's users guide'... this annual event gives students an introduction to instruments and the expression of emotions through
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understand more about music than it just being background noise. it has meaning." with many of the students involved in music themselves"i'm in orchestra and i play the violin." the event provided an opportunity to learn more. "you can play a lot more sounds on the violin than i thought. the children also participated in 'orchestras feeding america,' by donating nonperishable food items to benefit the foodbank of siouxland. "i think last year we had about 500 pounds of food that they brought and this year looks like it's even more than that. it was quite impressive as they came in and the pile kept getting higher and higher."the sioux city orchestra celebrates it's 100 year anniversary this year. and with the thousands of excited young children, the orchestra looks to have plenty come. 3 the students got to show off their knowledge in a guided quiz of the different sections of the orchestra and were able to hear different sounds from all of the instruments.
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3 3 the iowa senate is taking action to block governor branstad's proposed privatization of medicaid.this afternoon, lawmakers approved a bill to terminate the state's contracts with three managed- care organizations.three republican senators joined all 26 democrats in voting for the bill... which supporters say comes after receiving letters of concern from hundreds of iowans who will be impacted by the switch and not having those questions answered by the administration.leaders in the republican- controlled arrival there. 3 3 the iowa utilities board has wrapped up its *fourth* day of hearings on the proposed bakken oil pipeline. the pipeline would run through 17 iowa counties... including several in northwest iowa. it is opposed by environmentali sts and property rights groups... but has already won state approval already in north and south dakota, and illinois.the company behind the project says it's gotten
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affected landowners in the state... and it want the state to grant eminent domain rights to secure the remaining 20 percent. 3 3 hillary clinton and bernie sanders are getting ready for their second one- on- one debate of the primary season tonight.the two remaining democratic presidential candidates will square off tonight on the campus of the university of wisconsin- milwaukee.that debate will begin at 8 o'clock tonight and be televised by c- n- n.we'll have reaction from milwaukee tonight on siouxland news at ten. 3 3 for those dealing with diabetes... trips past the bakery aisle can be torturous. 3 coming up after the break in tonight's healthwatch... what foods diabetics can eat *instead* of sugary baked goods that are both *nutritious*... and capable of *healing* damage caused by diabetes. 3 "you're watching siouxland news at five on kmeg 14, with larry wentz, diana castillo, siouxland's chief
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and sports director chris neyenhouse."
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3 if you have diabetes, going through the bakery section of the grocery store is kind of like seeing your neighbor scratch off the $100 million dollar, winning lottery ticket.but as holly firfer reports... just because you *can't* eat certain foods doesn't mean you shouldn't
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3 in the fruit category.... the superfoods are berries.. blueberries, strawberries, blackberries.. they are all deliciously sweet and good for you. loaded with anti-oxidants, fiber and vitamins.and the villains? they include melons and pineapple -they have a high glycemic index..skip the regular potato.. and go for the sweet potato..like a little cinnamon on your sweet potato? some studies have shown that cinnamon can also reduce your glycemic index.. so sprinkle away.dark leafy greens are superfoods: spinach, kale, brussel sprouts all contain a micronutrient that can help reduce inflammation and strengthen nerves damaged by diabetic neuropathy.even though tomatoes are a fruit, they are rich in vitamins c and e and iron... and they can help reduce the risk of heart disease - a common and serious problem for people with diabetes.rounding out the superfood buffet table....fish rich in omega - 3 fatty acids.. like salmon and tuna can reduce inflammation and your risk of heart attack or stroke.but don't be frying
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3 3 science- fiction has long presented humans with cybernetic enhancements as futuristic villains... but now this science- fiction idea is becoming real- life fact.there's a growing group of people around the world known as "biohackers."they implant devices into their bodies that allow them to feel electricity... control magnets... even send messages and listen to music using only their bodies. 3 "what i am interested in is functional implants that can track my health data, that can make me a stronger, faster, a better human."coming up tonight on siouxland news at ten... we'll explore this world of biohacking... and investigate if the future is already here. 3
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3 "first alert weather with siouxland's chief meteorologist chad sandwell." 3 3 3
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about today's weather and the upcoming forecast. 3
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next week with highs pushing
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lower 40s.>>3 3 3 iowa state loses a tough game on the road to texas tech in overtime. hear what head coach steve prohm had to say after the game. 3 and the explorers bring back
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league from a year ago. chris
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3 "sports, with sports director chris neyenhouse." 3 3 the explorers have announced they've re-signed right handed pitcher ryan zimmerman for the upcoming 2016 season. 3 it'll be zimmerman's 2nd season with the x's and what a first one he had. he was neear the top in almost every major
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association. he finished with a 14-2 record and a 1.80 e-r- a, lowest in the entire league! he finished in the top five in wins, complete games, and shutouts. with the re-signing of zimmerman the x's now have five players back from their record breaking 2015 team! 3 the morningside women's basketball is just collecting all the hardware lately! following last night's win over dakota wesleyan for the outright gpac championship, the woman who led all scorers with 32 points, jessica tietz has just been named to the academic all-district team. it means she's now on the ballot for the national team. the bancroft nebraska native has a 3.64 gpa and is the top scorer and rebounder on the defending champion mustangs this season. 3 it was a tough loss for iowa state last night as they made just three field goals in the final 6 minutes 11 seconds of regulation in an 85-82 overtime loss to texas tech. after the game head coach steve prohm and his players
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bench, without starting center jameel mccay on suspension, made a difference late. 3 "i didn't think about it during the game. we can sit here and talk about it. but i was proud of these guys for the effort that they gave. we were up 8 or whatever it was on the road. with a couple minutes to go we have got to get it done and get out of here with a win. you know there was just a couple turning point plays where we weren't able to finish. so we were in foul trouble in both halves and that was part of it. these guy you know, you look at our losses they were all in the last minute and it was just sickening. we just have got to have attention to detail down the stretch and really understand what we're looking for time and score- wise at times. " 3 iowa's mens squad will try to become the first visiting team to win a game at assembly hall
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13-0 at home this season and recently came off a 12 game win streak at the end of january. players like mike gesell, adam woodbury and peter jok say they're looking forward to the challenge tonight. 3 "it's a lot of fun. so really cool atmosphere. the arena is different. everything is right on top of you. and it makes for a sweet atmosphere and we love going into atmospheres like that on the road.""right every big ten team has some guys that can really put it in the hole. so it's a big key for our defense to kind of get those guys under their averages and make them really work for their points. it's been no different for indiana and we've got to continue to make them work as hard as they can.""i mean we feel like we're the best team every time we step on the court no matter who we're playing. we feel like we're the best team on the court and we prove it by winning. so we are not focused on any of that, being the best team in the big ten or the country. we're just focused on winning and getting better as a team and getting ready for march." 3 3 3
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through early evening, but as the snow ends, cold air with push into siouxland. temperatures will be about 20 degrees by midnight and fall from there throughout the day. saturday looks to be our coldest day with morning temps below zero and then snow chances starting late saturday night continuing through sunday afternoon. it isn't out of the qstion to see 2-3" to close out the weekend.once the weekend is over, it looks like we will be seeing some pleasant weather for early next week with highs pushing back into the upper 30s and lower 40s.>> 3 3 3 3
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have a great evening. >> pelley: a key endorsement for clinton and a warning about nominating trump. >> we're going to be destroyed
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>> pelley: also tonight, will u.s. olympic athletes be endangered by the zika virus? a rare one-on-one interview with the head of the c.i.a. isis has access to chemical artillery shells? a college president's scheme to rid his school of struggling students. and a story brings sheer joy to a child. not the words, it's the voice. >> then elsa accidentally hurt anna and both girls rushed... >> this is the "cbs eveni captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: a new national poll shows how critical tonight's democratic debate is. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are neck and neck, and both are looking to african americans to break the tie. african americans make up more than half the democratic

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