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plead guilty to his crimes today. tim: our elisa raffa was in court today and has re. elisa at gridwall two bodies found in july of 2014 in plymouth county..a year and a half later, the case is closed and nathan neunabererill be put behihi bars. jonathan neaber has plplded guilty one count of second degree murder and one count of willful injry for killing his mother, esther neunaber. back in july of 2014, police found both neunaber's father and mother dead, but later found that his father died of natural causes. esther neunaber, however died of blunt force e trauma with over fourty strikes to the head. today, a judge ruled that these actions were done with malice of fore thought. " actions were intentional, they were deliberate and they were th malice of fore thought. the court would further find that based upon the manner in which he used the pipe, the pipe would be considered a dangerous weapon under iowa code" jonathan neunaber could
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prison, fifty for sixty years in prison, fifty for the murder count, and ten years for willful injury. neunaber must serve at least seventy percent of his sentence before he is elligible for parol. elisa coming up tonight at six we'll hear neunaber admit to his crime and detail what happened that night. reporting live in studio, elisa raffa.. abc9 news tim: a routine traffic stop turned into a high speed chase sunday afternoon in spencer. just after 4:30 in the afternoon yesterday, spencer police attempted to stop a ford ranger pickup for a seatbelt violation. the vehilce initally pulled over for police but as the officer approached, the car sped away. the vehicle led police on a high speed the south portion of spencer and eventually into reaching speeds of 93mph.
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old blaine laurens was apprehended without incident. stockwell was charged with 15 offenses. jenna: a state senator from cedar rapids running for u.s. senate. rob hogg (hoag) filed the nomination papers today with the iowa secretary of state's office. he'll be on the ballot for the june 7th democratic primary. hogg submitted over 13,000 signatures from iowans in all 99 counties and calls this an "exciting milestone" for his candidacy. hogg says he plans to campaign in northwest iowa this weekend. tim: a shooting today at a high school northeast of cleveland-ohio left four students injured. authorities now say a 14 year old boy opened fire inside the cafeteria at madison high school. two male students, 14 and 15 years old, were hit by gunfire. two other were injured by shrapnel whihi trying to escaca. the injuriesesre non-life threatening. authorities say they have an idea
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it rigig now. the schoho classes early for the day. iowa's governor is praising chris christie's recent endorsement of nald trump. goveveor terry branstst hasn't endorsed a candidate, but move was pure stratete. i think it was a changed the coverage and so i think it was a stragically good move. i am not intending to make any endorsement in the near futu.we'll get some indication as to how things are going when you have all these states that are going to vote on super tuesday." tim: and speaking of super tuesday, millions of voters will be headed to the polls... putting hundreds of delegates up for grabs in the race for president. abc's stephanie ramos brings us more from virginia. " " super tuesday is tomorrow. this could be it? ?.where 595 delegates are up for grabs for the republcians?and 1015 for democratics in 12 states including here in virgina?.when all is said and done ?boxes checked?ballots closed?the
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be on their way to becoming the nominees in both parties?or not. it will provide a strong argument for those who take the most delegates, that they should be the nominee for their party. but the rhetoric has intensified especially among republicans in recent days. sot - sen. ted cruz / (r) president candidate " there have been multiple media reports about donald's business dealings with the mob, with the mafia. natsot - sen. marco rubio / (r) presidential candidate "... small hands..." after losing iowa, gop frontrunner?donal d trump? has seen his numbers in the polls and election day keep growing as he appears unbeatable?but a day before super tuesday trump went on nbc rushing to clear up his views about the kkk and s former grand wizard david duke who recently endorsed him. sot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidates " . disavowing anybody. i disavowed david duke and disavowed him the day before at a major news conference." trump's poll numbers ? still unfazed. in a new cnn/orc poll out today trump banks a new high with his widest lead yet..49 percent of say they back him up. now in as many states as 3 of the top their way through trump, rubio and hillary clinton. sot - hillary clinton / candidate " i need your help. go
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tomorrow and bring people with you!" stephanie ramos oncam close: right here in virginia. a super tuesday state.. both donald trump and hillary clinton lead in the latest polls and that seems to be the case in many of the states voting tomorrow. sr, abc news, alexandria, virginia. jenna: for the first time, an active duty member of the navy has received honor. senior chief special warfare operator edward byers, jr. is a member of the navy's famed seal team 6. in 2012, he participated in a daring raid that rescued an american hostage in afghanistan. today president
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military honor, calling him a "consummate quiet professional. " edward byers says, " a very quiet and this award is not something i asked for, it's something people put me in for and thought that my actions that day were deserving of this award. with that comes obligations. byers was the second navy seal to enter the building containing the host.. the building containing the hostage... the first was shot and killed. 36 year- old byers is the sixth seal to receive the medal of honor, and the eleventh living service it for actions in afghanistan. tim: plans for a new mercy child took another step today (monday) thanks donation. the sioux city police association prented a check for 5-thousand dollars today to the center to help in it's efforts to move into a new facility jackson. the move will
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helping it better serve the community. so far the center has raised just over $1 million for the $1.5 million project. police sgt jeremy mclure says the centers work can't be overlooked. " we're excited to donate to this group. they do just an invaluable service for this community, for this area actually cause i know people have come form as far as spencer and storm lake to seek their services. it was important for us to be a part of this and to help with their success." says sgt. jeremy mcclure of the sioux city police dept. since it's inception in 1989 the center has served over 15,000 children. jenna: a dedicated dispatcher for 35 years... is now the one needing help. and the people she looks out for every day in a nebraska community...are returning the favor. kristyna engdahl has the story. " " (nats) each basket..packed with care. donations, that will be an up- coming benefit..for a woman.. who may work, behind the scenes.. but is often a first call.. at the first sign of danger. (barb
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, 35-years): "i couldn't ask for better people to work for. my troopers mean the and barb klinetobe's her. out.. she has, wasn't far behind. (cj alberico/state "she's the calm on phone." trooper): " she's been there, before i became a trooper. she's always been there." barb says her cancer, spread. it's treatable.. question. fight. (barb klinetobe/dispatcher , 35-years): "i have all down. i have to be every day, to make every night to their families -- like brea husband is a state trooper. (brea nelson/benefit there are times where she'll call me ok." she's also a two time so she -- rallied the here.. to help with hospital bills.. so barb's (brea nelson/benefit done so much to keep everybody, not just the troopers but the public safe as well." and barb says..she's not done serving. she's not done fighting.. s her, to keep (brea nelson/benefit i can't say thank you enough." jenna:
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basketball teams as the state tournament kicked off this morning. tim: abc9 sports director chris palmquist is in des moines and joins us now with more chris palmquist--"hehe jenna and tim, what a great way to kick off the 2016 state tournament down here at the wells fargo arena in des moines. we have five teams in action today, including two this afternoon in class 1a with very different histories. kingsley-pierson is here at state for the first time since 1967 while newell-fonda has made 3 straight t appearances onchampionship friday. coming up at six w wll have action from boththf those games and at ten, three morereames for you. we hope to see you then b b for now, in des moines, chris palmquist,t,bc9 sports." jenna:
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well take a look sytoms of the well take a look at some signs and symptoms of the children safe (fred) light snow will be seen tonight, and it will be slightly cooler tomorrow. but, another big warmup is coming by after the break for the forecast! " "
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getting ready to come home after nearly a year in space. kelly and russian kornienko served as test subjects on the international space station, so scientists could study the affects on the human body. it's all part of nasa's goal to make sure astronauts can handle a trip to mars. scott kelly will return to texas on wednesday. he has now spent the most cumulative time in space of any american in history. fred: jenna: tim: (tim) fred, how much snow is coming tonight? (fred) for most of us, less
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exceptions. fred: (fred) the hd radar shows snow in parts of siouxland, but the heaviest snow is (and will remain) along interstate 90 in south dakota and minnesota. here's the port neal welding company skycam hd from the ho chunk centre in downtown sioux city. it shows cloudy skies. 46 was the high today and 28 the low. the storm lake skycam hd shows cloudy skies too. 35 is our temperature in sioux city. local temperatures do a good job of showing the cold front. we have 20s north, 30s
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south. that represents a change of 10 to 20 degrees compared to 24 hours ago. winds are northeast at 10 to 20 miles per hour. there's a lot more cold air behind the front. look at aberdeen--only 15 degrees. northerly winds will push that colder air our way tonight. the satellite and radar shows the heaviest snow to our north, along interstate 90 in south dakota and minnesota. light snow is seen scattered through other parts of siouxland. the stormcast hd shows the front moving
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be finished before sunrise tomorrow. quiet weather will be seen tuesday and early wednesday, but another system will bring a chance of a light rain/snow mix wednesday evening. the snow forecast shows less than an inch of snow for most of us tonight. there could be some higher totals east of our viewing area. for tonight, look for highest totals north and east. tomorrow, expect mostly cloudy skies and a cooler high of 32. the 7-day forecast light mix late
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sunday and monday. fred: tim: jenna: (tim) thanks, fred. (fred) you bet. jenna: and when we come back we'll take a
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gets the flu.
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this season than in years past. the cdc says this seasonit is nearly 60 percent effective. but, the flu can still be incredibly serious... especially for kids. andrew spencer explains what to look for if your child gets sick. " "
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from the flu. there are warning signs to watch for -- to help determine if your child's flu is beginning to take a deadly turn. difficult breathing is a huge red flag. your child's chest should move smoothly while inhaling and exhaling. blueingernail beds are a sign he's not getting enough oxygen. worry about a stiff neck. that could be meningitis -- a complication of the flu. if your child feels better and then feels sick again -- that could spell trouble. that's because a secondary infection might have set in. and this might be the most important warning sign. if your child just isn't acting like herself -- take that seriously. trust your gut and get your child medical care. for health minute -- i'm andrew spencer. jenna: after the break... stay with us when we come back we'll take a look at last nights oscars
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after behollywood superstar finally has that sought after oscar last
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and host chris rock addressed over the lack of nominees this year that were equal funny. dianne gallagher moments from the awards ceremony from hollywood. 22 years -- and leonardo dicaprio is finally an oscar winner. in accepting the best actor award for the revenant -- he brought the climate change discussion into focus. let's us not take this planet for granted, i do not take tonight for granted, thank the political themes didn't end there... monologue... host chris rock made reference to the oscars so white hollywood is like we like you not a kappa also calling attention to racism...alejandro innaritu in his for best director and make sure for that the color of the skin becomes as irrelevant as the length of our hair and listen to this direct challenge from the producer of church sexual abuse drama "spotlight" - which won the night's final prize -- best picture. pope francis it's time to protect the children, and restore the faith brie larson won best actress -- her first oscar -- for her role in room. in a huge upset, mark rylance beat out sylvester stallone to take home the best supportig actor award for his role in bridge of spies. and alicia vikander won the best supporting actress trophy for her role in 'the danish girl.' finally mad max: fury road picked up six oscars -- the most of any film nominated this year. "till it happens to you, happens to you... though she didnt win an oscar, lady gaga stole the show with
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happens to you." jenna: fred's back next with a final check of our forecast. stay with us. (fred)
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the highest totals north and east. tomorrow, expect mostly cloudy skies and a cooler high of 32. the 7-day
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late wednesday, then a warmup to 63 on sunday and monday.
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several breaking stories tonight. hours away now until super tuesday. the showdown and, tonight, donald trump and the staggering new poll. and the trump rally turning ugly today. the photographer thrown to the ground. plus, the new numbers tonight on hillary clinton. is there a path for bernie sanders? also breaking, the school shooting inside a cafeteria. the 14-year-old opening fire, then running from the scene. breaking down on the stand. erin andrews late today, testifying in the case of her stalker, and a famous hotel.


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