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behind bars. a husband and father accused in a double homicide of his own family is finally behind bars this morning. we'll tell you what led to his arrest... and why it took nearly three months. immigrant insult. a racially charged courtside chant continues to make waves across the state.. hear who officials say should have brought it to a stop... and whether they really did. speed check. you may want to pump your breaks a little more as you head to work today. we'll tell you where watchful eyes will be focused along your commute. it's thursday, february 25th. today
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i-35 @ oralabor i-235 @ 63rd first on 13... a des moines double homicide case continues this morning... an arrest coming over three months after it happened. it all started back in november the 42- hundred block of hull avenue. that's where we find channel it's been a while since this case was in the headlines...refresh our memories
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details? this was three months ago...the week of thanksgiving...this was a messy crime scene. officers were called to this duplex in the 42-hundred block of hull avenue shortly after seven p-m. police say 47 year old barney fraaken shot his wife, amy, and their 16-year- old daughter, amber.... before turning the gun on himself. his attempt to commit suicide failed. they believe the double murder was part of some sort of domestic dispute. fraaken has been in the hospital recovering ever since then, but yesterday, he was released from the hospital and immediately charged. he now faces two counts of 1st degree murder. he's being held in polk county jail. 386957 1:30 - 1:37 parizek he's
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at the hospital as he recovers. as soon as he's able to stand in front of the judge, were going to file the charges. we are finding out more this morning about a shooting in a des moines elementary school parking lot. it happened tuesday night near park avenue elementary on the city's south side. now police say the shooting was the result of a drug deal gone bad. they say someone was trying to buy
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from a passing car. darrius colter was hit in the upper leg - he is expected to be okay. police did find a gun and bullet casings near the school, but there's still no word on a suspect. a des moines police officer is costing the city half-a-million dollars this morning... this is what kaileigh joiner's car looked like after she was t-boned by a police officer. the officer ran a red light.. and he didn't have his emergency lights and siren on. that was back in april of 20-13. now the des moines register reports a polk county jury awarded joiner and two other people in the car 422- thousand dollars for their injuries. metro drivers will want to watch out for officers especially today. they'll be watching interstate 2-35 extra close for speeding. the effort brings together
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officials say it's meant to save lives by raising awareness of safe driving habits. a chant from the student section at a high school basketball game continues to stir controversy... monday during the playoff game between dallas center-grimes and perry, some students on the dallas center- grimes side began chanting donald trump's name as a taunt aimed at perry's largely hispanic roster. administrator's from dallas center-grimes immediately put a stop to it, but it was too late to keep the story from going viral. the iowa high school athletic association has now weighed in, saying it's up to administrators from both sides to take action and keep this kind of poor sportsmanship under wraps. dallas center grimes' athletic director says he did hear the chant, but didn't have to say anything because students stopped as soon as they saw him.
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to say anything. i think it was just my presence, that they knew i was there. we also had two other administrators there too.' watson says it was just a small group of students chanting... and they shouldn't reflect on the school as a whole dmacc students are getting a special lesson in valuing diversity today... 'its import for us to broadcast and have an opportunity to share with not just our faculty and staff but with our students the diversity of our college. the diversity of that a lot of them may not otherwise get.'' as part of the school's black history month celebration, students will visit the jordan house today. the historic west des moines home was an important stop along the underground railroad. officials say it's an opportunity to diverse community. the tour begins at 10 this morning. des moines water works customers rates... yesterday the water works board
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dollar improvement plan. the bulk of that will go toward infrastructure projects to meet increased demand. a large portion will also be used to remove nitrates and contaminates during the water treatment process. the change will cause rates to jump 10-percent in april... and that could be just the start... of the total costs...184-million will come from customers in the
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some light snow is falling along the western border of the state this morning. the winds will remain out of the northwest between 15 and 25 mph today, this will help keep temperatures on the cool side, making it the coolest day of the week. if you have been longing for the warmth to return, you'll just have to
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thethere are some big events bringing people to the metro this weekend... greg edwards from the "des moines convention and visitors bureau" is
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event: dwight yoakam live in concert date: thursday, february 25 time: 7:30 p.m. location: hoyt sherman place admission: tickets start at $32 description: dwight yoakam, the country and rock & roll veteran takes the stage at hoyt sherman place. yoakams distinctive kentucky accent lives on from his 1985 hit etc. dont miss a night of music with this legendary singer, songwriter! event: ballet des moines pop-up ballet date: friday, february 26 time: 6 p.m. location: state historical building
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catch a sneak peak of ballet des moines world class ballet performances at pop-up ballet: an evening of dance! enjoy excerpts from ovation: a triple bill, 'padam padam' dance'. dont miss an evening of dance, free and open to the public! night date: friday, february 26 time: 7:05 p.m. location: wells fargo arena admission: tickets start at $12 description: catch the iowa barnstormers in their opening game of the 2016 arena football season! cheer on the barnstormers as they take on the green bay blizzard. dont miss a minute of the action! event: skywalk golf classic
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time: 9 a.m. location: downtown des moines skywalks day of event description: swing into the 31st annual skywalk golf classic! proceeds raised at the event benefit youth in the des moines metro. golfers will receive an event t- shirt and ball as well as be
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behind bars. a husband and father accused in a double homicide of his own family is finally in jail this morning. we'll tell you what led to his arrest... and why it took nearly three months. fighting for free time... winter break won't mean a break from the books for students in ames this year... hear from parents who say it's unfair and could hurt their grades. speed check. you may want to pump your breaks a little more as you head to work today. we'll tell you where watchful eyes will be focused along your commute. it's thursday, february 25th. today in iowa starts now.... i-80/35 @ university i-235 @ 63rd
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continues this morning... an arrest coming over three months after it all unfolded. officers were called to the 42- hundred block of hull avenue back in november. that's where we find channel 13's josh nguyen this morning. it's been a while since this case was in the headlines...refresh
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this was three months ago...the week of thanksgiving...this was a messy crime scene. officers were called to this duplex in the 42-hundred block of hull avenue shortly after seven p-m. police say 47 year old barney fraaken shot his wife, amy, and their 16-year- old daughter, amber.... before turning the gun on himself. his attempt to commit suicide failed. they believe the double murder was part of some sort of domestic dispute. fraaken has been in the hospital recovering ever since then, but yesterday, he was released from the hospital and immediately charged. he now faces two counts of 1st degree murder. he's being held in polk county jail. 386957 1:30 - 1:37 parizek he's
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at the hospital as he recovers. as soon as he's able to stand in front of the judge, were going to file the charges. testimony continues in the murder trial of alexander fazzino this
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killing his wife -- emily -- at their boone home back in 2012. now the focus has turned to emily's injuries... the family's nanny took the emily was growing more and more worried about her and her childrens' safety in death. sot: 30 "i asked emily two questions. the first one was, was she scared of alex. what was her response? she said yes. after she said yes, i asked her if she was worried that alex would harm her in anyway or he would kill her, if emily thought that he would harm her or kill her. what was emily's response? she nodded her head yes." the defense is trying to show the nanny didn't know emily well enough
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ames educators are speaking out against a new mandatory school start date this morning. for years ames schools were forced to hold 1st semester finals after winter break to align schedules with iowa state university... but just when they found a way to avoid the problem, and give students a true holiday break without studying, governor branstad signed a bill requiring classes begin no earlier than august 23rd. the move was to allow rural students to participate in the iowa state fair... but it left ames schools with no choice but to go back to testing after winter break. teachers and parents say it isn't fair to their students. take sot < 'i wish that the governor had left control with the local school districts. the rural districts they do have participation in the state fair but those are concerns we just dont
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'listen and think about the things local districts are contending with and the job they are trying to do in their community and their family and students southeast polk and des moines school districts are also forced to hold finals after students return from holiday break. a des moines school is breaking barriers in an unlikely way this morning. roosevelt high school is the first in the district to offer gender neutral bathrooms. students came up with the idea back in november... and started a petition for the change. they say they got about 160 signatures in less than an hour. des moines water works customers can expect an up-tick in water rates... yesterday the water works board
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improvement plan. the bulk of that will go toward infrastructure projects to meet increased demand. a large portion will also be used to remove nitrates and contaminates during the water treatment process. the change will cause rates to jump 10-percent in april... and that could be just the start... of the total costs...184-million will come from customers in the form of higher rates. iowa boaters and fisherman will soon have a harder time getting to sailorville lake. this spring, the department of transportation is shutting down this nine mile stretch -- to allow for resurfacing. it reaches from ankeny to the mile long bridge. the project is expected to cost over 500-thousand dollars. metro drivers will want to watch
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police will be watching interstate 2-35 extra closely for speeding. the effort brings together officers from several agencies. officials say it's meant to save lives by raising awareness of
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some light snow is falling along the western border of the state this morning. the winds will remain out of the northwest between 15 and 25 mph today, this will help keep temperatures on the cool side, making it the coolest day of the week. if you have been longing for the warmth to return, you'll
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the start of a major warm up over the few following days. friday's high should be above average, but saturday afternoon looks to be the warmest day over the next week with highs
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metro locations - 3 locations now!!!! metro locations - 3
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700 block of mlk s/b 4500 block of beaver s/b -------------------------------- -------------------------------- ------ -------------------------------- ------- polk county locations 5600 ne 3rd st - south of highland memorial gardens 3900 ne 108th st - south of
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so, let me get this straight -- u.s. cellular has the phone you're looking for, a network that's built to give you coverage way out here where the other guys don't, and 6 gigs for only $40 a month. that's a lot less than verizon and at&t. so, why on earth would you ever go with one of those other guys? switch to u.s. cellular now and get 6 gigs of data for $40 a month plus get $300 back. [ echoing ] just sayin'. our top story... a man suspected of a november double homicide is finally behind bars this morning. police say 47 year old barney fraaken shot his wife, amy, and their 16-year- old daughter, amber.... before turning the gun on himself. fraaken has been recovering in the hospital ever since. yesterday he was released and immediately charged with two
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1st degree murder. he's now being held in polk county jail. we are finding out more this morning about a shooting in a des moines elementary school parking lot. it happened tuesday night near park avenue elementary on the city's south side. police now say the shooting was the result of a drug deal gone bad. they say someone was trying to buy marijuana, when shots rang out from a passing car. darrius colter was hit in the upper leg - he is expected to be okay. police did find a gun and bullet casings near the school, but there's still no word on a suspect. republican presidential hopefuls are preparing for another face-off this morning. cnn will host the g-o-p's 10th debate tonight in houston, texas. donald trump comes in fresh off a big win in nevada. meanwhile marco rubio and ted
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second place. the debate will be moderated by cnn's wolf blitzer. it begins at 8:30. president obama may be looking at a republican to replace supreme court justice antonin scalia. c-n-n reports nevada governor brian sandoval is being vetted by the white house for a possible nomination... sandoval is a former federal judge and is considered a moderate republican. senate republicans have said they will not hold confirmation hearings on whoever president obama nominates. officials expect his decision to come
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lane closure on i-80/35 today. starts today. i-80 eastbound: right lane closed. between exit 127: ia 141 and exit 129: north west 86th street . right lane closed due to road construction work. starting today at 9:00am cst until today at about 11:00am cst.
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a chant from the student section at a high school basketball game continues to stir controversy... monday during the playoff game between dallas center-grimes and perry, some students on the dallas center- grimes side began chanting donald trump's name as a taunt aimed at perry's largely hispanic roster. administrator's from dallas center-grimes immediately put a stop to it, but it was too late to keep the story from going viral. the iowa high school athletic association has now weighed in, saying it's up to administrators
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both sides to take action and sportsmanship under wraps. dallas center grimes' athletic director says he did hear the chant, but didn't have to say anything because students stopped as soon as they saw him. 04:40 'im not even sure i had just my presence, that they knew i was there. we also had two other administrators there too.' watson says it was just a small group of students chanting... and they shouldn't reflect on the school as a whole former cyclone paul rhoads is signing on the dotted line this morning... he'll work for former hawkeye star bret bielema -- coaching arkansas' defensive backs. rhoads was the head coach at iowa state for 7 years, but he was fired in november after the cyclones' sixth
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the eight-ranked iowa hawkeyes had a week off...and a players-only meeting...but would it be enough to snap them out of what was beginning to look like a late-season funk? the fans do their part and sell out carver-hawkeye arena to watch jarrod uthoff take on his old team, wisconsin. crowd into it early. uthoff brings the first 3. 5-0 hawks. but wisconsin doesn't waver. 35- 34 badgers at the half... 2nd half. iowa needs scoring balance right now.. here's some from adam woodbury -- 49-43 iowa. woodbury brings 6 points, and a career high 18 rebounds. that's not enough to keep them on top though... hawkeye fans see their team lose at home for the first time this season. badgers close down iowa for the final six minutes and win again,
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tons 408957 :00 - :22 now we just have to get back to playing that way hawks take another break before battling ohio state. tip off is sunday afternoon in columbus. iowa is now a full game back in the race for the big ten lead. now here's matt lauer with a look at what's coming up next on the today
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good morning. breaking overnight, fierce storms move up the east coast after slamming the south. >> took my truck up in the air and glass is coming in. >> a new round of tornadoes killing at least four people in virginia. heavy rain and high winds knock out power across the northeast blizzard. mitt romney jumps into the presidential fray taking on donald trump. >> i think we have good reason to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. >> trump insist tlg is nothing there. when will he release his return? hurt and humiliated. erin andrews in tears after her father testified. >> she is terrified, depressed. >> and he said that secretly

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