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him a love letter? -- nan horvat - assistant polk county attorney 'i did.' - nissa alvarez - mother of deceased toddler that allegation of forced sexual intercourse came out of left field...and was not expected in about rape or sexual assault but about whether joe lopez is responsible for the nissa alvarez's 20 month-old daughter ruby. but after alvarez's unexpected testimony today... the defense asked the judge to declare a mistrial. 12:39:39--59 'i have carefully for considered the motion for mistrial based upon the information that mr. brown indicated was the basis for his motion. i am declaring a mistrial. council for the parties. cut it out. no more outbursts or i will clear the courtroom.' family members of lopez could be heard applauding when the judge read her decision. lopez, who was living with alvarez in an apartment in clive in november 20-14, claims the child fell from a high chair, causing the injuries that lead to her death just a few days later. after the mistrial was declared, lopez's attorneys refused to comment on the surprising turn of events, other than expressing
"the motion for mistrial was required for the purpose of protecting our clients rights. everybody involved in the case on every side of the case, and including the witnesses as well im sure are disappointed, because it means backing up to square one and trying the case all over again and its disappointing for everyone involved.' lopez will remain in custody in polk county. the case will have to be re- tried with a new jury. the tentative date for that is may second, but an official date has not yet been determined. des moines police are investigating an overnight shooting that left one man
police say 45 year old jerome johnson junior was shot near 21st and university around one o'clock. johnson told police he got lost.. and started following another car to find his way out of a dead end... when someone in that car got out and shot him in the shoulder. he went home and his girlfriend took him to the hospital. no arrests have been made in the case. the chief justice of the iowa supreme court delivered his state of the judiciary address this morning at the state capitol... mark cady laid out his priorities for 20-16... which include ending human trafficking and racial disparity within the court system. he also highlighted the judicial branch's strides in making court documents easily accessible online for the public. and the chief justice called on lawmakers to understand the dangers of human trafficking in our state, and urged legislation to prevent it. 11:37:48 "we can no longer view human trafficking as a problem reserved for major cities in america. it exists as a dark underworld in many communities across iowa and is associated with some of iowas most iconic places and events. there is no justice when children are abused and
lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are reacting positively to the chief justice's address, saying his goals are in line with theirs. with just 19-days until the iowa caucus... ted cruz holds a narrow lead over donald trump. the des moines register poll... released today... gives cruz a three point lead... with 25-percent of likely caucus goers supporting him. trump comes in second at 22- percent... followed by marco rubio with 12-percent and ben carson with 11- percent. everyone else is in the single digits... trump has not held the lead in the iowa poll for nearly five months... but he is narrowing the gap with cruz in the final weeks before the iowa caucus. jeb bush received just four percent in that poll.... putting him in sixth place in the republican race. political director dave price watched him in urbandale today and joins us now...
hour...with a speech that had three main parts. he's proud of his famous name...he's proud of his time as governor...and he's not afraid to take on donald trump. 4507 nats morning, how you doing? jeb bush came to the machine shed to work it morning...how are you...good morning." he has to work it. his iowa poll numbers are closer to nothing than to the top. but this westside conservatives breakfast group of more than a 100 people gave him an interested
jeb bush is the son and brother of presidents... but he apparently feels the way for him to become president is to keep going after the reality television star donald trump. mike huckabee also at the machine shed restaurant... but this one - is in davenport... it was standing room only for the former iowa caucus winner... huckabee said if elected -- he'll work to increase the size of the u.s. military and upgrade many of its weapons. he also pointed out how the polls can be misleading... and that he's still in this race to win it. "a lot of the polls don't even include me in the polling questions. its hard to do well in the polls when that happens. so i think iowa voters in these last few weeks will look really
experience." huckabee asked voters to caucus for him on february first. senator joni ernst is responding to president obama's state of the union speech. she applauded the president's support of renewable fuels and wind energy.... but says phasing out the use of fossil fuels and coal entirely would hurt some iowans. 6:34 many of us in iowa... those of us in southwest iowa know this very well — we have reliable affordable energy that comes form electricity generated from coal. and as we more toward use of more renewables, there is a cost to many of those families in our current economy who simply cant afford the increased cost those renewables would force 7:01 ernst also says the president missed an opportunity in his address, to lay out
is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field. with your help, as president, we will. it's a border crossing of another kind... people in nevada are flocking to california to buy powerball tickets.
country.. players are pooling their cash and buying up tickets for a shot at winning the largest jackpot in the world.. 19:45:39 1.5 billion dollars. i mean... even if you end up with half of that. it's too much money to contemplate 48 the powerball jackpot has been growing since november 5th. there's a good chance someone will match all six numbers tonight. the iowa lottery says about 86 percent of the likely combinations are covered for the historic drawing. despite the long odds, tickets are going fast... causing the state to keep breaking sales records. 19:25:38 total day sales for sunday, monday and tuesday - in each of those days, sales totals are running 4 to 5 times higher than they were last week which was already a record you think that's happening in iowa. it's happening in all the states where powerball tickets are sold 54 you can buy a ticket for the one-point- five billion dollar
tonight. look for the winning numbers on the channel 13 news at ten. so let's say you do win that one and a half billion dollar jackpot - what should you do? "you should start by seeking legal advice" attorney jeana goosmann says you need to make sure you claim the prize properly. there are a lot of rules involved. you'll also want to
develop a financial plan... so you know where you're going to stash all that cash... you'll also need some asset protection strategies... and then there's the question of whether you should take the lump sump or opt for the annuity. "for most people, i would recommend the lump-sum option because you have the certainty that you're getting all of the money" goosman also says if you're part of a group pool, set written rules
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spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. skies will be partly cloudy tonight with temperatures staying steady in the upper 20s and low 30s. another mild day is on the way for thursday with mid 40s. another arctic cold front arrives on friday bringing more clouds, a few flurries and colder temperatures. we will go through another blast of cold air for the weekend with highs in the teens and overnight lows in the single digits above and below zero. no snow chances for the
"we are so excited because this is something we've wanted to do for a long time." you'll soon be able to grab lunch on the go- at a new mobile location. food trucks have become a popular place to get a meal in des moines. now, one non-profit has plans for a food truck with a purpose. channel 13's megan reuther has the story new at five.
a metro non-profit plans to offer a new place to grab food on the go. @13:58 "we are going to be launching a program, hopefully this spring/summer. it's going to be called food truck with a purpose." easter seals iowa
helps people with disabilities live, learn, work and play in the community. the organization is looking for a truck and developing a menu. the goal is to provide job training to those they serve. opportunity to learn how to develop a menu, to the product we will be serving." they plan to use some of the fresh produce from the easter seals garden. about thirty clients will have the chance to work in the truck throughout the year. @14:24 "our goal is to come up with healthy menu choices we could sell from a food truck to our community and the proceeds from this will go back
in our community." standup@23:26 "the food truck with a purpose is going to take about $65,000 to start up, but the project is getting a boost thanks to a community challenge." @6:34 "the ignite community innovation challenge was actually launched in 2014 @ 6:41 "it's a unique opportunity to challenge, really the non-profit sector to re-frame or re-imagine how they'll carry out their mission." thirty metro non-profits applied for the community foundation of greater des moines' second ignite community innovation challenge. eleven businesses funded the investment dollars. "really with all these different funders coming together, we can create one opportunity to really allow non-profit organizations to pause and rethink how they would do something if they had the funding." easter seals won more than 25 thousand dollars to get the project going. @17:35 "we are really hoping by this summer that you'll be able to come in and purchase product and enjoy our tasty affair that we'll be
jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. finally tonight.... a driver needed more than an ice scraper to chip away the ice on his car... he needed a tow truck... the man parked outside a restaurant along lake erie in buffalo new york sunday... lake waves splashed and covered the car- turning to several inches of ice when the temperature dropped dramatically. today the car was freed, the tow truck crew
covered the car in calcium, then they started pulling.. the car eventually broke free, leaving an imprint of the car in the ice. a restaurant bartender reports