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who live the area say they're concerned." (naasound -- busyy intersection) "i don't feel safe at all when you're waiting for the bus, because a car can hit you, and i just don't feel safe, because it's early in the mornings, and the cars are going 45 miles ann hour." several hours after wednesday morning's accident -- mandy garrigus says --- she too was almost hit. "i was afraid. i had d o stepped back at llast 20 feet away from where i was standing. so, i had to do something to protect myself." according to waterloo police -- 33-year-old robert johnson darted into traffic when he was hit this morning. following the crash -- he was taken to the hospital to be treated for broken bones.
according to police -- the 21- yeararld laporte city driver was not cited -- because it did not appear they were doing anything wrong. this is the second time in a week that someone's been hit by a car on university. cedar falls police say terry harp was trying to cross iversity just block away from where the man was hit today. she later died from her injuries. the intersection where she was hit is slated for a round-a-bout in the upcoming university reconstruction project. some rain is in the forecast tomorrow... let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg is
from the kwwl stormtrack are tracking a cold front the loo 50s startinnfriday into continuing coverage tonight we are taking a closer look at video from an officer- involved shooting, that we first broke yesterday..take a look. screech...4 gun shots the suspect is driving the blue mini van, as he whips around the corner,
you saw an officer in the street. the officer then fires those 4 shshs as we just heard. the suspect continues to drive off...sending police on a chase for 5 miles. at last check, the driver, brandon seely is still in the hospital for treatment. kwwl's lauren moss has been looking deeper into this video we received from a viewer.. she joins us now with more.. ron, there are still many questions tonight.. seeley was wanted for probation violation for possession with intent to deliver marijuana. we had many viewers reach out to us...asking why an officer would shoot at someone wanted for a drug charge.. let's take a closer look aa the video in slow motion... seeley is in the mini van that comes screeching around the corner. take a look- the highlited area on your screen is an officerrwho was out of his car, in the middle of the street attempting to get seeley to stop.
towards the offficer... who then fired at him...in attempt to stop him, but seeley continued to drive away for miles. i spoke with many frustrated neighbors who say they are upset that an officer opened fire in an area that is only a block away from an elementary school. and i'm working more on that story, for tonight at 6. ron, back to you. thanks lauren- the iowa division of criminal investigation is continuing to investigate. . also in continuing coverage... a man on trial for killing his ex- girlfriend in broad daylight in the parking lot of a marion hy-vee. nicholas leurkins is charged with first degree murder.... he's accusededof stabbing anan killing 29-year-old lynnsey donald donald was stabbed as she was walking out of the marion hy-vee marion in seven years. prosecutors now say luerkens planned the whole thing... writing
about killing lynnsey donald days before her murder. also today, luerkens' lawyers said he lost his job late last year... which led to a string of events leading up to the murder. luerkens lost his job at go-daddy... in 2014 after his lawyer said he missed a few hours of work... which luerkens claims was approved. his attorneys also sa he ststrted inking to deal with losing his job. that's when lynnsey donald... his girlfriend whom he was living with... moved out. luerkens' lawyers say this caused him to become suicidal. uerkens' lawyer said his family was planning an intervention for his strange behavior... but the murder happened before they could do so. election night has come and gone, but we're not done with electioo 2015 coverage... two of eastern iowa's mayoral races are down to a run off. in waterloo...none of the ccdidates recieeed more thann
50 percent of the vote. so the two candidates receiving the most votes -- councilman quentin hart and former mayor tim hurley in cedar falls... theee were three people on yesterday's ballot the top two, school board member jim brown and current mayor jon crews will go head to head next monthth kwwl's nikki newbrough is live in downtown waterloo. nikki these candidates are hoping voters will come out one more night. that's right. and that night is december first. the black hawk county auditor, grant veeder says this isn't a surpirse. they were preparing for a runoff election in waterloo and cedar falls. he ys in both waterloo and cedar falls you had high profile candidates and high profile issues. you see, a majority is defined as more than fiity percent. for waterloo and cedar falls, if no one gets the majority, a runoff
will be held. veeder says each city in black hawk county has three choices for with the most votes wins. ballot then you have two choices, hold a primary to get the number of candidates down to two before the regular election or you just hold a regular election and if no body gets a majority you hold a runoff." in the incident if there is a tie with this runoff, grant veeder says the board of supervisors will draw. as fofo the candidatats, we spoke to them yesterday. they say they are ready to continue campaigning for another month. we've got you covered live in nenes. the cedar falls and waterloo mayoral races aren't the only races with runoffs. people who live in ward four in for who they'd like in that city
another vote we closely followed was a tax levy for the grout museum district in waterloo, which passed easily getting about 59 percent of the vote... coming up... a police officer thought to have died a hero - is now believed to be a crooked cop who staged an elaborate suicide... and... u-s intelligence says isis had a hand in bringing down a russian plane... how? that's coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look at the storm track 7 live dopplereradar. chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your full forecast next. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. with ron news at five." --------- --------- --------- --------- "now your storm track 7
the cold front ushers in highs in the low 50s starting friday into the weekend. a gusty south wind through thursday switches to the northwest thursday eening. a gusty northwest wind friday continues into saturday. clouds increase tonight and we remain m mstly cloudy to cloudy through early friday morning. we are tracking a cold front forecast to move through the state thursday ivening. scattered showers and isolated storms are expected between 4 pm
will be less than 0.50" where it rains. the clouds clear early friday morning with a mostly sunny sky in theheafternoon. temperatures will be the 60s one more time thursday before the cold front ushers in highs in the low 50sstarting friday into the weekend. a gusty south wind through thursday switches to the northwest thursday evening. a gusty northwest wind friday continues into saturday. clouds increase tonight and we remain mostly cloudy to cloudy
we are tracking a cold front forecast to move through the state thursday evening. scattered showers and isolated storms are expected between 4 pm and midnight. rain amounts will be less than 0.50" where it rains. the clouds clear early friday morning with a mostly cold front ushers in highs in be less than 0.50" where it through thursday switches to the coming up... eastern iowa troops are being deployed to afghanistan... when and why? & and -- why this police officer, thought to be a hero, is now believeddto have committed "the ultimate betrayal." you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in communia, beulah, froelich and all of eastern )owa
i am totally blind. and sometimes i struggle to sleep at night, and stay awake during the day. this is cacaed non-24. learn more by calling 844-824-2424. or visit your24info.com. ,crookokd cop... fox lake police lieutenant joe gliniewica died in september... the illinois officer's death sparked a massive manhunt and national outrage... now we're learning his death was a suicide -- in part, to cover up
that he allegedly laundered thouasnds of dollars from a youth program@for years... citizens he served and the entire law enforcement community. the fafats of his portrayed." investigators say he carefully staged a suicide to cover his tracks... he was just four months from retirement and leaves behind a wife and four sons... a suspect is dead -- and five victims injured with stab wounds after an attack on a california college campus. it happened at the university of california at merced this morning... police shot and killed the attacker who stabbed five people -- two of whom were airlifted and three others were treated on campus. investigators say the attacker was a uc merced student. isis may be responsible for bringing down a russian plane
egypt... new united states intelligence suggests the terror group used a bomb to bring the aircraft down was planted by isis or an isis affiliie... all 2222 people on board died when the plane when down over the sinani penisula in egypt on saturday... dozens of eastern iowa trooo afghanistata... nearly 40 members of the 649th regional support group, based in cedar rapids, will ship off on november 15th.. as part of operation enduriig freedom. the troops will be in charge of managing facilities, providing administrative and logistical support, and security... a ceremony to see the amy unit off will be at the armed forces reserve center in cedar rapids at nii in the morning on november 15. a report issued today suggests the department of defense paid out nearly seven million tax payer
dollars to honor military personnel at professional sporting events... two senate leaders are calling itn embarrassement republican senators john mccain and jeff flake launched an investigation last spring... they found the new york jets and new england patriots "hometown hero" tributes were paid for by the tax payers... and some 72 of 122 pro sport contracts contained "paid patriotism" activities including -field tributee and ceremonies. a former associate athletic director at the university of iowa files a discrimination lawsuit against te school... jane meyer filed a suit claiming the athletic director gary barta tried to derail her career... meyer was removed from her duties in december of last year -- nearly a ek later she was brought back on to a position "well beneath her experience and pay grade" according to her attorney. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at fiveve..
a large 3 bedroom 3 bath home was moved nnarly nine blocks in order make way for a new intersection project on the busy street of 29th avenue. kwwl's (nats) it's something you don't see everyday "when i first heard about it i didn't quite believe it." but theehome was mooed from this lot watch as it rounds a way even being lifted at one many watched as it's rare to see a home drving down\& houses. "i've done it for most of my life you know with my dad and brothers." now, along with his sons the work continues. the home is one of two that will be moved for the intersection homes were se for demolition until they were bought from the city. "this is the second home that is set to also be moved now both of these homes are in great furniture, all the bedrooms are you know ready to be lived in."
and that's why he couldn't let either of the homes destroy it? so, i'm glaa we saved one, and i'm glad that we pulled it off without a hitch and i'm glad kwwl channel 7 came by and wants toolet everyone know what's up." the initial project will begin in april ofof016 -- when a mini roundabout will be built. here's a live look at the hawkeye community coolege ycam. storm track seven meteoroligst mark schnackenberg has a final look at your weather next. we'll --------- have you ever wanted to go to space? if you're looking for a medicare plan, we're health alliance. we believe in superheroes.
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