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iowa dot com. i'm jack miller. stephanie/2shot: and i'm stephanie angleson. before we get into our top story, let's get another check of some possibly slushy weather coming in to the metro tonight. chief meterologist brad edwards is here to tell us what to expect. brad? brad/wx wall weather adlib: it was nice while it lasted! we had a nice stretch of warmer than average temps, but now winter is making a comeback especially for northern iowa. there is a winter weather advisory posted for northern iowa tonight with mostly some snow expected there. one to three inches is likely north of hwy 30 overnight while areas south are expected to get less than 1". temperatures will continue you to get colder tonight with 20s expected by tuesday morning. tuesday will be a wintry day with quite a few clouds, cold northerly winds of 10-20 mph and temps staying mostly in the 20s all day. we will try to recover a bit on wednesday, but another weather system will be coming through wed. evening with another chance for more rain/snow mix. again, the metro should not see much if any accumulation. we will see some nicer weather by the weekend with sunnier skies saturday and much warmer temps expected for sunday. our timing has been pretty lucky lately when it comes to our weekend!
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its day five of the alexander fazzino murder trial, underway in winneshiek county. 42 year old alexander fazzino was arrested in 2013 for the murder of his wife emily. emily was found dead in the couples bathroom in january of 2012. since then the trial has been moved and delayed several times. but today, after nearly a week of testimony, prosecution wrapped up their final witnesses. stephanie: local 5's claire powell has more from the courtroom, its tonights big story. claire: the prosecution began and ended the morning with two dci agents. one who specializes in d- n-a- who told the jury she found alex's blood on the clothes he wore the night of emilys death. she also inspected emilys body- including a negative sexual assault test. the other witness was the special agent who documented a february search warrant in the fazzino household.
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pack- full of those blood stained clothes, and more of emilys belongings. " dna, depending how " the state of iowa rests" claire this afternoon, the defense began by witnesses to the including fazzinos family all who say they'd witnessed emilys debilitating pain medication addiction more than once in the years leading to her death. this afternoon- the defnese began it's testimony with elodie- or dede- mcwilson- emilys friend and the fazzinos former house keeper. the defense claims mcwilson illegally sold emily prescription pain medication- shown here through text messages. mcwilson plead the fifth to every question. "did you illegally sell to her pain pills, i plead the fifth" for the first time, an emotional fazzino family testimony. alexander fazzino's mother- joann- told
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times from may 2011 to saw emily so under the was an unable to take care of the children. "i noticedher slurring responding to questions, wobbly, thing i mosted noticed most was trembling of her hands" joann even asked alex's aunt maryann to help after seeing what full of medication "she was skinny, gray and i just remember thinking my god. somebody help her she needs help " alex fazzinos brother and sister also took the stand- testifying about emilys ongoing medication abuse. alex's mother said she thought emily overdosed the night of her death- but everyone hoped she'd get a second chance. " i saw a girl that i wanted to help but she didnt want help from us." "i prayed that god would give her an
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mother again and realize how ill she was" claire: : the trial continues tomorrow with more defense witnesses set to take the stand- including a member of emilys family. we'll bring you continuing coverage as it gets underway. reporting live claire powell local 5 news we are iowa jack: a bill to improve oversight of state's new privatized medicaid system moves through the legislature. jack: and governor branstad spoke about it this morning. while he says he won't talk about that bill specifically until it makes it to his desk, he says oversight is already happening... with both the insurance commissioner and two ombudsmen. " so were looking at more people who oversee the overseeings to manage the managers, how much of that dupilication do we want and how much is it going to cost? those are the things you have to balance in determining whether this is good public
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jack: a state innovation model. it provides to six iowa communities, together hospitals and to improve the health of iowans. diabetes and obesity are the main issues the program targets. stephanie: also at the legislators and gathered to talk about human trafficking and its presence in iowa. one advocate, a mother of a victim, said the issue is happening everywhere in iowa, not just big cities. "kids come from all over iowa. it's not a city issue. it's not a rural issue. it's a statewide issue. desperation or vulnerability, you can have trafficking. " stephanie: and here are some numbers about human trafficking in trafficking resource center, 125 cases have been reported since 2007. 36 of those cases were in 2015 alone. and a majority of those reported
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the tip hotline is on your screen if you know of someone who has been a victim of human trafficking and needs help. jack: new at 6 - the ymca in grimes is closing in two months. jack: it's only been open for eight years. but there's not enough money to keep it open, and it'll have to close. one grimes council member says he's sad to see the ymca go, as grimes doesn't have many other gyms for families to go to now. "i would say disappointed is an understatement. we have a lot of grimes residents that are members of the ymca, have been for years, have been eagerly anticipating the new ymca being built and for those reasons, ya, it's very, it's not a good day for a lot of grimes people. " jack: the center will stay open until april 30th, and employees will help members transition to other "y" locations in the metro. members do have access to the other 8 locations throughout the area. stephanie: over in johnston, you might have noticed a different traffic pattern on your way home from work. northwest 70th
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traffic - from northwest 107th to northwest 100th street. and northwest 100th street will also be closed for construction. signs and detour messages have been placed throughout the area to let drivers know of a new route. construction of a new bridge there should be completed by this fall. stephanie: coming up on local 5 news at six... an ankeny mom and her teenage daughter are on the national stage - but not for what you may think. jack: and.... state wrestling took over des moines two weeks ago, and now it's state girl's basketball that begins today. find out who's dominating the court in today's first games. "your watching local 5 news at 6 in hd with jack miller, stephanie
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forecast with chief meteorologist brad
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director jon schaeffer. this is local 5 news at 6. we are iowa." jack: an ankeny mom and her teenage daughter are faces on the big screen - but not for glitz and glamour. alisha morton shared her 14 year old daughter morgan sellers' experience with bullying earlier today on the "steve harvey" show on local 5. stephanie: morgan says she was called fat by her classmates at northview middle school in ankeny, and despite complaints of the bullying to school officials, the insults didn't stop. and that's when morgan's mom stepped in. " i picked her up from school one day, and she told me the day that i picked her up that she wanted to die. and i had enough at that point. i said morgan where is the boy at, and she said that he was in the school, and so i wanted to speak with him. and everything
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owuld still lecture him. then all of the sudden a girl, who had nothing to do with the situation, had gotten up, got directly in my face, and i said no, get out of my face. i just put my hand out, and at that point she had thrown back her arm and otok a swing at me and morgan had stepped in the middle and morgan had gotten punched in the side of the face and neck. and i had called the cops at that point" jack: a criminal complaint filed by ankeny police shows alisha morton admitted to pushing another student, but she's pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor. the mom and daughter want to get the word out about bullying, and they've even created a facebook page called "moms against bullies." jack: we want to know what you think about this ankeny mother and daughter speaking out about bullying? let us know for a chance to see your comments on-air. you can post you thoughts on facebook and twitter. or send us an email or give us a call . we'd love to
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the contact information is on your screen. stephanie/wxcdl: chief brad:wxcdl local 5 weather is coming up next. brad:wxcdl
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edwards. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" brad/wxc: welcome back. i'm local 5 chief meteorologist brad edwards. brad: let's take a look at we
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weather adlib: put script here in green it was nice while it lasted! we had a nice stretch of warmer than average temps, but now winter is making a comeback especially for northern iowa. there is a winter weather advisory posted for northern iowa tonight with mostly some snow expected there. one to three inches is likely north of hwy 30 overnight while areas south are expected to get less than 1". temperatures will continue you to get colder tonight with 20s expected by tuesday morning. tuesday will be a wintry day with quite a few clouds, cold northerly winds of 10-20 mph and temps staying mostly in the 20s all day. we will try to recover a bit on wednesday, but another weather system will be coming through wed. evening with another chance for more rain/snow mix. again, the metro should not see much if any accumulation. we will see some nicer weather by the weekend with sunnier skies saturday and much warmer temps expected for sunday. our timing has been pretty lucky lately when it comes to our weekend! brad/2wx: that's all for my forecast. check out weareiowa.com for the latest in weather . stephanie/2wx: but now winter is making a comeback especially for northern iowa. there is a winter weather advisory posted for northern iowa tonight with mostly some snow expected there. one to three inches is likely north of hwy 30 overnight while areas south are expected to
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temperatures will continue you to get colder tonight with 20s expected by tuesday morning. tuesday will be a wintry day with quite a few clouds, cold northerly winds of 10-20 mph and temps staying mostly in the 20s all day. we will try to recover a bit on wednesday, but another weather system will be coming through wed. evening with another chance for more rain/snow mix. again, the metro should not see much if any accumulation. we will see some nicer weather by the weekend with sunnier skies saturday and much warmer temps expected for sunday. our timing has been pretty lucky lately when it comes to our weekend! brad/2wx: that's all for my forecast. check out weareiowa.com for but now winter is making a comeback especially for northern iowa. there is a winter weather advisory posted for northern iowa tonight with mostly some snow expected there. one to three inches is likely north of hwy 30 overnight while areas south are expected to get less than 1". temperatures will continue you to get colder tonight with 20s expected by tuesday morning. tuesday will be a wintry day with quite a few clouds, cold northerly winds of 10-20 mph and temps staying mostly in the 20s all day. we will try to recover a bit on wednesday, but another weather system will be coming through wed. evening with another chance for more rain/snow mix. again, the metro should not see much if any accumulation. we will see some nicer
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skies saturday and much warmer temps expected for sunday. our timing has been pretty lucky lately when it comes to our weekend! brad/2wx: that's all for my forecast. check out weareiowa.com for but now winter is making a comeback especially for northern iowa. there is a winter weather advisory posted for northern iowa tonight with mostly some snow expected there. one to three inches is likely north of hwy 30 overnight while areas south are expected to get less than 1". temperatures will continue you to get colder tonight with 20s expected by tuesday morning. tuesday will be a wintry day with quite a few clouds, cold northerly winds of 10-20 mph and temps staying mostly in the 20s all day. we will try to recover a bit on wednesday, but another weather system will be coming through wed. evening with another chance for more rain/snow mix. again, the metro should not see much if any accumulation. we will see some nicer weather by the weekend with sunnier skies saturday and much warmer temps expected for sunday. our timing has been pretty lucky lately when it comes to our weekend! brad/2wx: that's all for my forecast. check out weareiowa.com for the latest in weather . stephanie/2wx:
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thanks brad. jack/2bam: i'm here with jordan and a big one in ames and i'm here with jordan and a big one in ames and also here in des moines... jordan/2bam: a sports fans dream! senior day for iowa state and the start of the girls state basketball tournament... coming up on local 5 sports, highlights from day 1 at the well up next... "now, local 5 sports with jordan furbee. we
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"i'm feeling it more than ever honestly. as a player, you never think it's going to come to an end and then you finally like, 'man i got one more game to walk through those doors actually compete in front of the best fans in the country.' and you can't take it for granted ever. and i think me as well as my fellow senior teammates we just want everybody to remember us on a positive note and we want to win the games." jordan: welcome back everyone.... today is also the beginning of the girls state basketball tournament. the action tipped off this morning at 10 with class 1a taking the
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first up, mount ayr taking on #1 turkey valley. raiderettes down as much as 10 in the 2nd half. 4th quarter, kelcie shields pulls them within 2! then megan warin with a chance to tie it, but it's no good. and on the other end. shelby reicks with the hoop and the hack. tv's would go up to 7 with a minute to go. but mount ayr fights back. sheilds again, the bucket cuts it to one! she had 25 points and 10 boards today. but the raiderettes can't complete the rally. they fall to still unbeaten turkey valley 55-51, but pick up great experience for a young team. "our girls did a great job of handling the pressure and making it close at the end and putting themselves in that situation and yup we lose one senior in keirston, but our starting five is back and we've got some good young kids coming up through the ranks, so you know success breeds success and hopefully they get a taste and they wanna be back." the defending champs from newell-fonda underdogs today versus unbeaten exira/e-h-k. mustangs shot only 23 percent in the first half, but thanks to 17 offensive
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break. 2nd half, back come the spartans. maggie rasmussen the hoop and the hack, ehk up by 3! but the mustangs press was suffocating. newell-fonda forces 29 turnovers, thanks to 23 steals! that went along with 22 offensive rebounds! mustangs are on to the semis with the 53-42 win! "...pleased by their effort and intensity today." let's check out 2a action, this one just finishing up between #8 central decatur and #1 western christian. first points of the game come from the wolfpack. erica bousema drains the triple. not to be outdone tho, raegan booth from nba range splashes it in to tie it at 3. but western couldn't miss from long range. they drained 5 first quarter 3's. in fact, only 3 of the combined 21 first quarter points didn't come from a
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the cardinals home, jordan/sx3s stephanie/sx3s jack/sx3s we'll be right back... you're watching local five news at six.
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miss a story? don't forget to visit local 5 on the web. we are iowa dot com is your home for the latest in news, weather, and sports. stephanie: before we go-- meet some of the newest members of the "leapling" club. unity point hospitals sending us some video of babies born today on leap day, february 29th in des moines. including wyatt, and zane... they will only have true birthdays now once every four years! jack/wxhang: now one last check of your weather, with chief meteorologist brad edwards. brad: weather adlib: it was nice while it lasted! we had a nice stretch of warmer than average temps, but now winter is making a comeback especially for northern iowa. there is a winter weather advisory posted for northern iowa tonight with mostly some snow expected there. one to three inches is likely north of hwy 30 overnight while areas south are expected to get less than 1". temperatures will continue you to get colder tonight with 20s expected by tuesday morning. tuesday will be a wintry day with quite a few clouds, cold northerly winds of 10-20 mph and temps staying mostly in the 20s all day. we will try to recover a bit on wednesday, but another weather system will be comin through wed. evening with another chance for more rain/snow mix. again, the metro should not see much if any accumulation. we will see some nicer weather by the
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much warmer temps expected for sunday. our timing has been pretty lucky lately when it comes to our weekend! stephanie/4shothang: thank you for spending your time with us tonight. spending your time with us tonight. jack/4shothang: we are working hard on another great newscast for 10pm. we're proud to say we are iowa... have a great night. " "
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