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decision that even the county attorney had never seen before. it's a story you'll claire powell has more " " arraignemtn for jerry with two counts of in court, he waived all his rights, pleading guilty to both counts of murder looking at friends and family room" "how do you plead, guilty or not guilty- guilty" it took less than ten minutes for 37 year old jerry dillinger, who was representing himself, to voluntarily waive all of his rights and plead guilty to two counts of first degree murder. "did you undertake this with specific intention of killing loretta dillinger- yes" an emotionless dillinger explained he was not intoxicated when he shot and killed both loretta, his ex sister in law and on-and-off girlfriend, and her friend, michael robinson back in september. until this point, robinsons' identity had not been released- pending positive d-n-a confirmation.
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dillinger said he knows who he killed. "based on where the remains were found, any doubt theyre michael robinsons? no" "wish to preceed with sentencing today correct? yes to save victims famiyl and mine more grief" once the judge accepted dillinger's guilty pleas, union county attorney tim kenyon read a letter written by loretta's younger brother donald "i wish iowa had the death penalty so i could watch you fry. but that would not bring them back" dci officials believe the three were just family acquaintances. "how sure are you hes the right person? 100% 100% " dillinger will begin his sentence immediately, as will the closure for all the families invovled. "you always anticpate unique developments it was not completely unexpected, but this had never been done before. not in union county" "jerry dillinger will be moved from union coutny to oakdale prison. where he will serve two consecutive
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dillinger and michael robinson. from union county claire powell iowa" stephanie/1shot: dillinger was also ordered to pay 150 thousand dollars in both victim's families. today. ...what they have to say about this jack: the countdown to the iowa caucus continues, and candidates hard. jack/lam: candidates can't run a campaign by themselves. it takes the right mix of paid staffers and volunteers to keep the ground game running. local 5's sabrina ahmed introduces us to some of the people who make it happen. " " volunteers pour out of camp cruz.. ready to door knock in below freezing temps... 15:24:00 "many many many thousands of doors." the ted cruz campaign has taken the old aib dorms and turned them into a hub for volunteers... 13:09:24 "we try to move nos into maybes, undecided into yes's and yes's into volunteers." this is where at least 50 of them they spend
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12:21:24 "and a lot more. we're about to fill up both dorms here." they've come from all over... beth avery is here from maryland. 9:38:07 "i drove about two days out here with my mom." but that pales in comparison to texan maggie wright. 17:16:16 "well wethe first trip we took was to sc, we went to oklahoma a couple times, and iowa a couple times." she's been team cruz since his first senate race... she's always had her sights set on the white house. 21:21;22 "i hugged before the general and i said, i hope i live long enough to see you as president. he said oh lets cross one bridge at a time and get me to the senate." 21:53:08 "he is the most consistent conservative and he's a chrsitan first and he loves our country and he's spent his adult life fighting for religious liberty and the constitution." back in august.. she made a pretty drastic decision. 17:08:02 "ted says youre going to have to drive your car around all over teh state again and i said ted, i'm
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and he said you're going to have to go all so she is... she and her husband have been in iowa for months.. and will be here until 22:40:23 "people are walmart say are you ted cruz's parents and our adopted son, we wright says this is all for her grandsons. grow up and see the america that i saw." and if he wins? 24:23:10 "we'll have an be superb." another republican who is still trying to reach voters through calls and door knocking... mike huckabee's campaign office is busy in urbandale with just 10 days to go until the caucuses. though their candidate is not running for president for the first time, his volunteers are treating this election just like anything else - with hard work and dedication. "well im gonna be hear making more calls and i know the governers been throughout the state i know about 150 events in the state of iowa now hes covered all 99 counties in the state he calls it the full grassley "
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huckabee's volunteers have been keeping busy, as he announced at the beginning of january that he would host 150 events throughout iowa. huckabee completed his 99-county tour of the state earlier this month. jack/ots: chris christie is off the campaign trail and back in new jersey as the state braces for a massive blizzard. christie was criticized by folks in new jersey residents when he said earlier in the week that he would stay in new hampshire this weekend to continue campaigning. earlier today, he changed his mind. christie put out an email to supporters that he'll try to resume his campaign schedule on sunday, but that it depends on the weather. christie says he thinks the streets quote "will be plowed and under control" by the end of the weekend. jack: ben carson is back on the campaign trail after taking a few days off when one of his volunteers died in a car crash in western iowa on tuesday night. carson talked about why he's the best candidate for
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well as other issues important to voters, like common core. jack/lam: just in time for caucus, zombie burger has a new politically- inspired menu out. clinton, bush, sanders, and more made the cut to have a burger named after them. one burger, coined after republican ted cruz, is called the "the quick and the ted," and it features bass pro roadkill summer sausage, mountain dew barbeque sauce, and funyuns. and even iowa's own candidate deez nuts made the cut. the aspiring politician has a shake named after called "deez nuts 2016." the new menu january 24th. stephanie: some said it was bound to happen in the cold... stephanie/1shot: isu students camping outside hilton coliseum since monday ran into trouble thursday night. it looks like a propane heater tents was the that damaged three tents. fighters were able to get before the so no injuries were reported.
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been camping out for days waiting to get a good seat in the student fan setion for the kansas - isu game on monday. student officials say they will discuss the incident and how to be more pro-active in the future. stay tuned to local 5 news at 10 for more on this story. stephanie: we want to know your thoughts on the isu students camping out in the cold? you can connect with us on facebook and twitter. send us an email to: "news at we are iowa dot com" or call us in the newsroom: 1- 800-858-5555 we'd love to hear what you think about this story or any other. stephanie/2shot coming up on local 5 news at five. the blizzard of the season is walloping the east coast. what this means if you have travel plans. jack: but next... a car seat recall that'll make parents check their backseat real fast. "you're watching local 5 news at 5 in hd with jack miller, stephanie angleson, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with chief
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iowa's most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist brad edwards. this is local 5 news at 5, we are iowa." stephanie: an important recall for parents to pay attention to.
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britax is recalling nearly infant car seats. according to the latest report, there have been handles developing fractures, cracks or breaking while in use, and one infant got a bump on the head when the car seat fell to the the car seats recall are the britax b-safe 35 and the b-safe 35 elite. they were sold at target, babies r us, and online retailers like amazon. jack/1shot: is two weeks and two days away. and even though the teams won't be decided until this sunday, some of the ads so many people tune in for are already being leaked. bud light is known for its ads, and the company is giving us a little taste. " "really gotta get the elbows. and the middle of my back. there is no middle. you ready? you know it. you ready? you know it." stephanie/1shot: and an update on the stock market, both
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world stock market losses are now approaching 8 trillion dollars so far this month, even as investors last week poured the most money into government bond funds in a year. while a repeat of the 2008-2009 great recession is still a big stretch in the minds of many economists, the 2016 growth forecast has been scaled back. and today, the likelihood of the u-s entering a recession this year has risen from 15 to 20 percent. stephanie: chief meteorologist brad edwards joins us now.. brad ((ad lib weather toss)) "now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist james
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experts " jack: it's warming up here, but on the east coast, it's big time snow from the carolinas to new york. flights in and out of washington d.c. and baltimore have been delayed or outright canceled because of the storm. some places on the east coast could get two feet or more of snow by the end of the weekend. jack: chief meteorologist brad edwards joins us now with central iowa's most accurate forecast. brad? brad: (adlib) brad: (adlib) james: weather adlib: put script here in green tonight we are going to be cold and calm with a low in the low teens. saturday we are looking at some early sunshine, then partly
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with a high in the lower 30s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to overcast skies. i'm expecting light rain/snow mix on monday morning, then light afternoon and winds will kick up and blowing snow is very that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s until next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. have a great evening! james/wxhang (adlib) jack:/
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looking at some early sunshine, then partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the lower 30s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light rain/snow mix on monday morning, then switching over to light afternoon and evening snow. strong winds will kick up and blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s until next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. have a great evening! james/wxhang
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looking at some early sunshine, then partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the lower 30s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light rain/snow mix on monday morning, then switching over to light afternoon and evening snow. strong winds will kick up and blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s until next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. have a great evening! james/wxhang
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looking at some early sunshine, then partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the lower 30s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with overcast skies. i'm expecting light rain/snow mix on monday morning, then switching over to light afternoon and evening snow. strong winds will kick up and blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s until next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. have a great evening! james/wxhang (adlib) jack:/ stephanie: thanks, james "you're watching local
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jack/2shot: the east coast is bracing for that potentially record setting storm. 22 states are on alert right now. stephanie: washington, just recovering from a clipper storm, is now trying to get ahead of what could be a crippling blizzard as extreme weather begins to wreak havoc on the south. here's abc's lana washington " the snow is already falling... nats blanketing north practicing for their nfc championship game still scheduled for sunday. and in lousiville, kentucky...a rare treat... "five sledding hills in our parks are up and running, if you want to get out and burn off some energy." but for all the wintery fun--concern too. with 70 million americans in the path of extreme weather. the storm making its way north--up 95-- at least two more deaths from road accidents in north carolina. and the nation's capitol in a lock-down. bowser: we have a forecast that i don't think we've had in 90 years. washington today, beginning to lock-down. drivers asked to stay off the roads, the dc metro transportation system will be closed-- 5928 jack/2shot: stephanie: (two flights rom des moines to charlotte and charlotte to des moines have been cancelled, the bad weather isn't fun to travel in, even if we aren't getting affected, etc.) stephanie/2shot time for another quick break...
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and charlotte to des moines have been cancelled, the bad weather isn't fun to moines to charlotte and charlotte to des moines have been cancelled, the bad weather isn't fun to travel in, even if we aren't getting affected, etc.) stephanie/2shot time for another quick break...
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quick break... chief meteorologist brad edwards will be back with one last look at our forecast. james/wxhang weather adlib: put script here in green
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looking at some early sunshine, then partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high in the lower 30s. sunday still looks very nice with highs in the mid to upper 30s with
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i'm expecting light rain/snow mix on monday morning, then switching over to light afternoon and evening snow. strong winds will kick up and blowing snow is very likely so drive safe that day. temperatures will slump into the upper 20s until next wednesday, but after that we look to grab a warming trend and 40s may finally creep back into the state. have a great evening! stephanie: thank you for spending your time with us tonight. jack: we are working hard on another great newscast for 6pm. watch for we're proud to say we are iowa... have a great night. " "
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breaking news tonight. the storm, deadly atat this ho. 80 million americans. tensf thousands without power. the tornadoes, as well. dangerous nditions from the deep south to new england. blizzard warnings now in effect for several major cities.
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