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kwwl's macleod hageman joins us live in the newsroom -- explains what that success means for the community. it's good news for the community -- but since so many people are calling with anonymous tips -- the rewards are affecting the group's existing budget. (nats... shots fired. we're complaint on the city's west side friday morning (nats...the suspect was wearing a black vest and a white shirt -- went out the back door.) with help from people on scene, police are able to resolve thh problem quickly. another outlet where crimstoppers "i think the great thing about waterloo police investigator -- bryce lippert -- nearly 360 arrests -- since it started back in 20-12. he says it gives each community a voice...
and a lot of people turn that community. "according to investigators, the cedar valley crime stoppers are reporting a successful year, thanks to community involvement information and get a lot of this crime solved, so, it is a nice feeling. down the road you're hopeefully preventing future crimes, and quite honestly, because they'rr seeing their picture, and that's a deterrent to even committ the crimes." investigator lippert says the crime stoppers' coffers are dwindling -- due to rewards they pay for information. that's why thth waterloo black hawks are raffling six jerseys next month -- in honor of fallen officers. we've got you covererd live in the newsroom -- macleod hageman -- kwwlews. you can buy a raffle ticket tomorrow night -- during the blackhawks- capitols game at
the game kicks off at seven -- and jerseys will be raffled march 12th. snow just doesn't seem to want to leave our forecast.& let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg who's tracking it all. from the kwwl stomtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl across eastern iowa before midnight. use caution on the roads as some of the light snow may make roads slick. the possible saturday. sunday is a bit tricky. i say that because a light snow (1-2") is possible...that is not the big story. the bigger concern will be a strong wind (gusts to 45 mph) sunday afternoon through monday afternoon. blowing snow may cause hazardous travel
sunday afternoon through monday afternoon. blizzard conditions may occur as well.we are tracking a few light snow showers and flurries moving across eastern iowa before midnight. use caution on the roads as some of the light snow may make roads slick. the mostly cloudy sky continues giving back to his community... months after his death. v-g-m owner van miller died from a heart attack in october. the 67-yyr-old was annicon in the home health care industry, van was well known for his donatons of tens of thousands of dollars to multiple charities ararund the cedar lley now,,hes still giving back...in a little bit of a different way kwwls olivia mancino joins us live to talk about that ron he's doing that by way of his dog, daisy daisy was just a puppy when he
retreiving freedom program-- she'll be paired with a disabled something the very patriotic van miller would be very proud of. meet daisy -- a jjvial daisy is the former well known business owner of v-g-m, nd but his spirit is still can squeeze her and vans still organization that pairs dogs with veterans. those who knew miller say he was a very patriotic man, and there's nothing "she can go on to be a service companion service dog for a veteran that can have a a ore independent life now for the disabilities that they're facing" there's still a lot of work to be done with daisy... she's still a very
it was her job to say hello to everyone at v- g-m. "how are you?? theyre still way to providing aid to those meone like an miller r ould know how. by the end of her training daisy will bable to help comfort veterans when they haveenightmares, she'll be able to carry objects, and even open up handicap doors-- im told there's already been people asking to see if daisy is done with her training, but she still needs a little more time we got you covered...olivii man-cino...kwwl news. vgm raised around twelve-hundred dollars to help with the expenses to train daisy. retrieiving freedom is always accepting donations -- we have morere information
easteen iowans are coming together to help out in what's being called -- a crisis. an organizationn dubuque is colleting bottled water for flint, michigan. kwwl's shirley descorbeth is live in dubuque with more about the effort. shirley... well the momoh- long drive just started. and already...many in the community here in dubuque are taking part in the effort. the organization resources unite -- is collecting bottled water for the city of flint, michigan. that's because the people who live there can't drink their tap water. it's contaminated with lead because the water supply was switched from& lake huron to the flint river -- late. we've been working a lot and citizens of flint, michigan have been poisoned with their toxic
clean water." the wrganization wants to send one thousand cases to flint. but they also plan on volunteering there by installing water filters in homes. a number of people from the tri-state area getting involved with this effort -- like local flint iia bus to volunteer the we've got you covered live in dubuque...shirley descorbeth... ...kwwl news. in addition to water -- hygiene supplies are also being collected. we're told mothers in flint, are in need of diapers, wipes and formula. decision 2016...
cruz continues. today, carson's campaign released audio of two voicemails that were, according to them, left by members of of the cruz campaign on caucus night saying carson is dropping out. during the iowa caucus, cruz staff members sent out messages to precinct captains that carson was dropping out of the race and that they should urge caucus goers to caucus for ted instead. according to carson, these voice mails cacae after carson's campaign confirmed he wasn't dropping out. here's what the voicemails said. "from the ted cruz campaign, calling because you're a absence from the campaign trail, so it is very important that you tell any ben carson voters that vote for ted cruz. he is taking a leave of absence from his campaign. all right? thank you. bye. "hello, this is the cruz caucuses. please inform any
urge them to caucus for ted instead. thank you. good night. the cruz campaign said they got their information from a cnn sory - cruz has since apologized to both carson and his campaign and said they should have came out on caucus night with a clarification. authorities say an iowa hii school teacher was arrested and charged with public exposure after an incident at a mall. west ds moines police say michael madson exposed himself saturday afternoon to an employeeeet valley west mall. a spokeswoman for the des moines school district says madson has
a bill ttat sought to punish stanford university for its band's rose bowl halftime show mocking iowa has been all but buried in the iowa senate. the majority leaaer of the senate told reporters thursday that he wouldn't schedule the measure for floor debate. the bill, if passed, would ban collaboration between iowa's state universities and stanford until stanford officials apologize for the band's behavior. many are excited for the super bowl - now just a few days away, but there aree also others who are excited for the super bowl halftime show. this year's show will feature the band cold-play. today, the band talked about how they got the big gig and according to them, it all tarted in iowow. how do you get this gig, do you chris martin/singer, coldplay: we started in iowa 3 years ago, we had a bus, a small bus, and at that point not very many investors. we had barely enough money t t afford one can of pepsi. pepsi stepped in
us a bigger bus we got some stickers, coldplay for 2016 and we just got out there and we just worked our little butts off and low and behold, the voters of america said alright, you have a go. sunday at 5:300 the game will be on cbs. coming up on kwwl, in less then an hour the university of iowa's 24 hour dance marathonwill layer gets sst to play innhe biggest game of his career. "now your storm track 7
well.we are tracking a few light snow showers and flurries moving across eastern iowa before midnight. use caution on the roas as some of the light snow may make roads slick. the mostly cloudy sky continues through the weekend. a few breaks in the cloud cover is possible saturday. sunday is a bit tricky. i say that because a light snow (1-2") is possible...that is not the big story. the bigger concern will monday afternoon. blowinin snow may cause hazardous travel conditions. again thhs is for sunday afternoon through monday afternoon. blizzard conditions may occur as well.we are tracking a few light snow showers and flurries moving across eastern iowa before midnight. use#caution on the roads as some of the light snow may make roads slick. the mostly cloudy sky continues through the weekend. a few breaks in the cloud cover is possible saturday. sunday is a bit tricky. i say that because a light snow (1-2") is mph) sunday afternoon through monday afternoon. blowing snow may cause hazardous travel conditions. again this is for sunday afternoon through monday afternoon. blizzard conditions may occur as wellwe are tracking a few light snow showers and flurries moving across eastern iowa bebeore midnight. use caution on the roads as some of the light
possible saturday. sunday is a bit tricky. i say that because a lightnow (1-2") is possible...that is not the big story. thh bigger concern will be a strong wind (gusts to 45 mph) sunday afternoon through monday afternoon. blowing snow may cause hazardous travel conditions. again this is for sunday afternoon through monday afternoon. blizard conditions may occur as well.we are tracking a few light ow showers and flurries moving across eastern iowa before midnight. use caution on through the weekend. a few breaks in the cloud cover is possible saturday. sunday is a bit tricky. i say that because a light snow (1-2") is mph) sunday afternoon through kicks off tonight in the iowa memorial union. the event is a 24 hour fundraiser for pediatric cancer the iowa memorial union it's all part of dance marathon - the university's annual pediatric cancer fundraiser.
marathon executive director) "we dance for 24 hours. we have a whole bunch of other events going on, and it's really aren't allowed to sit... sleep... or have any caffiene for the entire 24 hours. (sot) "your feet are going to hurt. you're gonna be very tired." but danning isn't thee ly thing that t ppens at the always something going on to kind of keep your mind off of gifts for the kids. (sot. cg: hillary maglin) these personalized pillowcases made by students at the university." (sot) "each person gets to meet a family, send them letters every once in a while, and one of their projects at the end offthe year is to make this pillowcase for the kiddo." of being involved with something on campus that was bigger than
(sot) "you're so excited about what you just did, and it's sometting truthfully you will wrenchingly emotional, and i wouldn't miss it for anything." the event officially kicks off at 7 tonight and won't end untjl 7 tomooow night. coming up... we'll have a preview as the panther wrestling team gets set to host iowa state -- fairly personal stake in this weekend's super bowl -- "now, kwwl sports."
iowa football coach kirk ferentz will be there -- and as you might imagine -- he's all in for denvee -- that's for good reason with his own son -- former hawkeye -- james ferentz suting up for the broncos -- ferentz -- who spent all of 20-14 on houston's practice squad -- found a spot as denver's ack-up center this season -- james perseverence has led to a spot in the biggest game on planet earth -- obviously making his father one proud apa -- it's a good story and we're really prprud of him. i i hink everybody here is proud of him. it's a good story. former cyclone linebacker -- and current carolina panther a-j klein provides another iowa connection in sunday's game -- it's a huge weekend for the uni wrestling team as they host a pair of nked opponents in 19th rankedd central michigan and number 16 iowa state -- the cyclones and panthers go at it tonight in the west gym -- they've split their past 2 --
i know our guys are exciied to wrestle against iowa state. you know it is a big rivalry. i know are going to go out and scap. tonight's match gets going at 7 oh clock in the west gym -- the louisville basketbull team woot be playing in the ncaa tournament this year -- that's after the school self imposed a post-season ban amid an ncaa investigation for allegedly providing recruits with utrippers and prostitutes -- the cardinals currently hhld a number 19 ranking and an 18 and 4 record this season -- well -- it's the weekend of the phoenix open -- and the most entertaining hole on t tur -- the always rowdy 16th holol -- the only stadium hole in golf -- where tour pro harold varner drew the ire of the arizona fans wearing a cam newton jersey -- varner drew plenty of boos from the fans -- even aftftr pulling off the jersey to sink a par putt --
february is huge for us. all our handcrafted classic footlongs are just $6 each, even our subway club and chicken & bacon ranch melt. $6 footlongs are a big deal. but the media is going a little crazy. i am in the heart of what is now being called "sub-mageddon." with an incredible amount of accumulation inside... that now seems to be spilling out on the streets. i have never seen anything like this before. enjoy all our deliciouou