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sw. that's the just behind the mac exercise gym. kcrg-tv9's brea love is at that apartnent complex. brea, what's the emergency scene look like now? i'm live on the scene at the apartment fire. at least one person was hurt in a fire that heavily damaged an apartment complex on cedar rapids southwest side monday morning. firefighters got the call for a fire in the raintree apartment complex off jaqueline dr. sw just after 9:00 am monday. fire heavily damaged one building in the complex, affecting at least two apartments and possibly a third. firefighters say one person was taken top the hospital with injuries. that person's condition has not been released. investigators are still l lking for what caused the fire.
left $10,000 in damages at an iowa city apartment building. fire crews went to 1100 arthur street around 2-30 this morning. they saw flames coming out of a second story apartment windodo and quickly put the fire out. firefighters say every resident evacuated the building safely. not one got hurt. no residents living in a duplex got hurt, after iowa city firefighters responded to a fire there. the fire department says it happened at 20-49 little creek lane around 10' clock sunday minutes to control a fire in the front of the building, near a garage. happening call newsline nine at 319- 365-9999. you can also send pictures and news tips to newsroom at kcrg.com. meteorologist justin gehrts has your first alert forecast,
a mostly cloudy sky will be the the next few days, although our weather will otherwise e pretty quiet. highshs reach the upper 30s to lower 40s ts afternoon. we'll s srt tomorrow in the upper 2020 with hhhs reaching the lower to middle 40s. winds pick up on wednesday and thursday as our highs drop back into the 30s. however, our weather still looks to stay dry as a strong storm system passes well to our east. we'll warm into the 40s again by saturday.today: mostly cloudy high: 38-44 winds: light n alo: 40 dbq: 39 iow: 43 a des moines woman faces attempted murder charges after her boyfriend says she set him on fire. police also arrested 47- year-old amy thornton on a willful injury charge. police first responded to
himself on fire saturday night. but when they arrived, the man yelled that his girlfriend set him on fire. one northeast iowa high school student is out on bond after two k9 units found illegal drugs in his locker. 18-year-old john jenkins faces charges for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia . the waterloo cedar falls courier reports police searched the decorah high school on friday. they found drugs in two lockers. police say they're also referring two juveniles to juvenile court services on charges. a series of crimes so surprising has rattled people in kalamazoo, michigan. at least six people are dead after investigators say a 45-year-old man started shooting other people -- in the middle of his fares as an uber driver. abc's elizabeth hur reports... advisories/restrictions/emba rgoes: contains nns material, no access wzzm format: n1 16x9 pkg video shows/shotlis t: supers: :37-:39 paul matyas undersheriff 1:09-1:18 matt mellen passenger too quick ed d dis uber's safety
1:22-1:35 elizabeth hur abc news, new york video provided by: length: 1:35 suggested intro: the uber driver accused qn a deadly shooting spree in michigan - is set to face a judge today. investigators won't say what set him off - but we are hearing from the passengers he picked up between hits. abc's elizabeth hur has the latest. pkg script: six pple are dead.. two others injured.. one suspect in custody.. but so far.. no motive. police radio: "shots fired. we have one confirrd victim right now." according to police.. the mayhem in michigan started shortly before six saturday evening.. in this residential complex.. a woman was shot several times.. she survived. then about four hours later.. in this car dealership parking lot.. a father and son were shot and killed.. minutes later.. outside this cracker barrel restaurant.. five people were shot.. four of them died including retired teacher mary joe nye.. these victims.. apparently selected at random. sot - paul matyas / undersheriff "this is your worst nightmare." hours later.. the suspet, uber driver jason dalton.. was taken into custody without incident.. police are now looing into reports that dalton was working between shootings.. this man who asked to mn onymous.. says he was one oflton's customers during the mapge. sot -- passenger "i half heartedlked at him and said "you're t the shooter e you?" and hea "no" and isaid "are you re?" and he saido, i'm just really tired."matt mellen says he rode with dalton just about an hour before the first shooting. sot -- matt mellen / passenger "we were driving through medniving through the lawn, speeding ong and when we came to a op, i jumped outthe car and ran away." sot -- ed
board "there's a ull background check one on all driver partners for uber. thii indiidual had the background check completed, and the's nothing in his background to indicate he was a problem." elizabeth hur oncam close: police are holding out hope for the youngest victim? the 14-year-old girl was initially believed to be brain dead butvtually naged to give doctors two umbs up. eh, abc news, ny. businesses are looking forward to opening at the westdale mall on the southwest side of cedar rapids. they'l be apart of a 90 million dollar project that's recreating the 72 acre site into a brand new shopping experience. if you've driven past the westdale mall site and wondered how the progress is coming -- here's an update. more stores are coming open as aboutut,000 dump trucks full of dirt have been "reshaping the site". crews have added new lighting, utilities and roads to the area. all of that expansion is in the hopes of bringing shoppers back to this area, although westdale managers insist many never left. 44:32 "the community has been great they're very loyal to this side of town. they've been great to go ahead and shop at jcpenny's and yonkers during this entire renovation and that's only going to get strong with each new business that opens here." many more shops will are due to
westdale added 20,000 square feet of new feet of renovations. today, the waverly city council is expected to replacing a 100 year old historic bridge. many gave their opinions on what the city should do last week at city council meeting. options range from doing nothing to the 3rd street bridge to tearing it down and replacing it. the city came up with 14 choices after the bridge closed for structuraproblems lala year. this e ening, the cedar rapids school board will vote to formally approve the recent termination of a contract between the district and an equity consultant. the vote follows allegations that edwin javius , of the company ed- equity, misrepresente d his credentials to other districts in the past. the district hired javius in 20-14 to help close the student achievement gap. cr schools had paid him more than $250,000 before terminating the contract. the district will also hear from
proposed calendar that would smiss students early on fridays starting next year. that would replace an earlrlr district on mondays. the district plans to use that extra time for professional development for teachers. calendar changes will also be the focus tonight for the board of education in waterloo. they'll discuss changes to next year's calendar. the district plans to give students select fridays off, to allow for professional development. taking each day one step at a time... can bebehallenging for women during their pregnancies. stress levels can increase and create problems for the mother and child. but doctors have some recommendations. we'll explain different ways you can relax. meteorologist justin gehrts updates our first alert
a mostly cloudy sky will be the theme over the next few days, although our weather will otherwise be pretty quiet. highs reach the upper 30s to lower 40s this afternoon. we'll start tomorrow in the upper 20s with highs reaching the lower to middle 40s. winds pick up on wednesday and thursday as our highs drop back into the 30s. however, our weather still looks to stay dry as a strong storm system passes well to our east. we'll warm into the 40s again by
high: 38-44 winds: light n alo: 40 dbq: 39 iow: 43 tonight: mostly cloudy low: 24-30 winds: light e alo: 26 dbq: 26 iow: 29 tomorrow: mostly cloudy high: 40-46 winds: e 5-10 alo: 42 dbq: 42 iow: 45 tomorrow vight: mostly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: n 5-15 alo: 27 dbq: 27 iow: 29 wednesday: partly cloudy, windy high: 39 - low: 28 thursday: mostly cloudy, windy high: 36 - low: 25 friday: partly cloudy high: 36 - low: 22 saturday: mostly sunny high: 49 - low: 29 sunday: mostly cloudy high: 40 - low: 30 monday: partly cloudy high: 35 - low: 2424
many soon to be parents are often overwhelmed with information about what they'll need once the baby arrives. and when you look online for the items a baby needs, that information can bring sensory overload. this group of new moms in dubuque says there were plenty of items they thought their baby would need. instead, they ended up just sitting packed away in a closet. they also say there are some products they simply couldn't go without. "i could not live without our little actity gym when he was little. i would lay him down with that for hours and hours and hours. we really loved our activity saucer too. " tonight on the kcrg tv-9's news
explores what experts say new parents really need for a new baby. and what they can leave on the store shelves. many joys come with the birth of a new life. but many women experience increase heightened stress levels during their pregnancies. c-n-n's susan hendricks explains why it's important for expectant mothehe to manage their tension. stress is completely normal for pregnant women, in fact pregnancy itself may be one of the reasons you feel so stressed out. it's really possible that being pregnant can be increasing your stress physically are automatically at a heightenen stateand we all know that pregnant or not, too much stress is not a good thing for our bodies. but the jury's still out on how a
in pregnancy its not so clear cut they're not sure if that stress is harmful although it can make your pregnancy a lot tougher. there is some data that potentially says that kind of stress can increase your risk of a smaller baby and also pre term labor.you can manage stress in a variety of ways. a couple of things that can help you know relaxation techniques maybe that's a hot cup of tea or a warm bath or learning true breathing techniques that can help you.and don't be afraid to ask for help -tell someone just how stressed you're feeling. i'm susan hendricks. drinking coffee may be critical to knocking dodo the effects of liver damage. new research shows drinking two cups of coffee a day could cut your chance to develop alcohol-related cirrhosis of the liver by 44 percent. cirrhosis deteriorates the liver by blocking blood never balance out the negative affects of alcohol. the number of farms in iowa... is slipping slightly.. we'll tell you the latest numbers behind the loss of farms ininhe state and nation.
gogo morning, this is the agribusiness report, i'm farms in iowa is dropping.. 87 thousand five hundred farms.. comparard to last year.. that's five hundred fewer.. but the total land.. or acres of farmland are unchanged.. according to the s-d-a's national agricultural statistics service. the sales class shows low sale farms are getting smaller.. while middle scale farms are getting bigger. sales class is how much a farm sells or gets in government payments.. farms making less than 10 thousand bucks lost a hundred thousand acres.. while farms between a quarter million and half a million dollars gained a hundred thousand.. that tier now averages five hundred 26 acres per farm. nationally.. about 18 thousand farms were lost in 2015.. now at two
million acres.. and the average farm m ze is up about three at four hundred 41 acres a farm. ---- the planned dowdupont merger will not have its world headquarters in iowa. however....fter splitting into three companies.. business center for the agriculture company.. based in johnston.. the iowa economic to discuss some of the financial incentives.. that includes include a two million dollar forgivable loan.. and a 14 million dollar tax credit for research activities. the project will retain two hundred and 50 to five hundred jojo.. "iowa was successful in all of our efforts, making the case to the company for why iowa should be the location for this global business place for seed and biotechnolog y that will serve us well into the future." in all.. the total project budget is around half a billion dollars.. and would be a seven ar long program. ---- lala week eeed pretty sideways in the
market.. across the board there's penny losses.. and there's some worries in pork.. spring pricing saw rallies... but now there's some questions if the consumer is up for those kinds of prices. "grains are trying to find some export demand. soybean sales have slowed down a little. they're on pace to meet the u-s-d-a forecast for the year." "but china's been a little more cagey with their buying quite a bit from south america right now and only i think the bull story if you will with the beans is that farmer selling has been limited and the processors are having trouble replacing the beans as they crush them. that sets up a possibility of either a firmer bas or that they're going to stand or delivery against march futures. we've been nibbling at that idea but we haven't played it out completely." "the big move down in cattle is over i think the big break from the $150s to the $120s and low $130s. we're trying to establish some value here. cattle are trying to be bullish in the context of a longer term downtrend." "we're pricing in
rally in the cash hogs, it's pretty typical for us to rally into june or r ly because the numbers get tighter for the slaughter runs, but the summer priced in a larger than average rally. now they're not sure if they can go higher yet until they see if the consumer will pay a little bit more for the pork." the show today.. thanks for tuning in.. i'll see you video every day in the agribusiness it under the news tab. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt 3.23 oc webtease announcing making a list from fortune magazine - that deere & company is one of the world's 50 most admired included use of corporate and global competitivene ss. deere ranked 46th, the top 5 on the list are all pretty well known. apple, alphabet
overseas. recently, she was named a 20-16 dole caregiver fellow, which honors the men and women who aid war veterans. kcrg tv-9's allison kaleta went to the james' home to see how the family manages together. 0 everyday tasks for the james family can be difficult. "everyday for him is hard, jt to get up and do a regular, you know, get up and eat breakfast." it's hard because jesse suffers from post- traumatic stress disorder after serving three tours as a marine overseas. now that he is h he, nicole together. "i mean, she's just super, patient and i couldn't get through it if i didn't have her patience to help me." this patience is what is being recognized by the elizabeth dole foundation. "they've worked really hard to ones helping the veterans, day to day, and you know, it's really hard as aaregiver, you're like the back bone for
stretched too thin and you crumble then everything crumbles." with a veteran and four kids, this caregiver, without any training, hasn't crumbled. "a lot of it is things i've learned, you know, over the years s living with it and seeing it, some things i've just learned accidentally because you just adapt to what is happening." in dubuque, allison kaleta, kcrg tv-9 news. warning of a scam -- because of the time of the year. cedar rapids police say that tax season brings out people trying to obtain financial information -- from taxpayers... plus, a developing story at this hour -- an apartment complex takes on major fire damage on the southwest side of cedar rapids. meteorologist justin gehrts updates our temperatures coming
apartment complex fire on the southwest side of cedar rapids - we have a crew on scene and will have a live report. the remaining 8 justices on the u.s. supreme urt return to hear arguments -- now more than a week since the passing of justice antonin scalia. another tuesday is ahead to vote and caucus -- but with split s@ates. republicans now in nevada for the caucuses... democrats in south carolina. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at midday. one person is in the hospital this midday, after a firefighters battled an apartment fire inside a cedar rapids apartment building.
southwest. that's the just behind the mac exercrce gym. apartment complex. brea, what's happening there now? i'm live on the scene at the apartment fire. at least one person was hurt in a fire that heavily damaged an apartment complex on cedar rapids southwest side monday morning. firefighters got the call for a fire in the shamrock apartment complex off jaqueline dr. sw just after 9:00 am monday. fire heavily damaged one building in the complex, affecting at least two apartments and possibly a third. firefighters say one person was taken top the hospital with injuries. that person's condition has not been released. investigators are still looking
meteorologist justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin... a mostly cloudy sky will be the theme oveve the next few days, although our weather will otherwise be pretty quiet. highs reach the upper 30s to lower 40s this afternoon. we'll start tomorrow in the upper 2 2 with highs reaching the lower to middle 40s. winds pick up on wednesday and thursday as our highs drop back into the 30s. however, our weather still looks to stay dry as a strong storm system passes well to our east. we'll warm into the 40s again by saturday.today: mostly
with super tuesday approaching, one final "milepost" before march 1st... tomorrow, the republicans will gather in nevada to caucus -- with democrats in south carolina voting in that statats primary. this comes as the final surge of momentum for both democratic and republican candidates as super tuesday will present a "large treasure of delegates" for the strong perfrfmers. on march 1st, there will be 14 republican and 11 democratic primaries or caucuses. that's super tuesday. over the weekend, donald trump easily won the south carolina primary on saturday. after three states, 2 wins for trump plus a close second-place finish in the iowa caucuses. both ted cruz and marco rubio are runners-up -- yet insist they are the best alternative to trump. "you know, if you look at donald, donald devotes all of his time and energy, all of his money, to attacking me." "i don't believe that he has exhibited an understanding of foreign policy, which is the most important job of the commander-in-chief. and to say i'm just going to surround myself with really smart people,
on the democratic side, both hillary clinton and bernie sanders are trying to gather support of minority voters for tuesday in south carolina. it's a critical component of the potential voters and caucus goers. in the nevada caucuses on saturday, non-white voters accounted for about 1/3 of caucus- goers. and in south carolina, they're expected to make up a majority of voting democrats. "when they hear our message about the need for real, for an economy that represents all of us and not just the one percent, i think you're going to see us making progress there as well." "if you look at the precincts, you lookt where we dominated, there's a lot of evidence we did very very well with every group of voter." with clinton's win on saturday, she's won 2 states, including iowa, with sanders winning by a large margin in new hampshire. the u-s supreme court will be back in session today. the remaining 8 justices will hear oral
this is the first time they will take the bench since the sudden death of justice antonin scalia. chief justice john roberts is expected to mention scalia's passing from the bench. president obama says he will select a supreme court nominee to fill the vacancy. republicans argue the next president should name a successor. it's balance between technology and security --- this battle between the f-b-i and apple in the push to unlock the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. yet a ruling could also alter the relationship between customers and companies. abc's bazi kanani reports. script: a new plea in the iphone battle pitting security against privacy.... the f-b-i against apple. the f-b-i director writes: "we don't want to break anyone's encryption orrset a master key loose on the land. i hope thoughtful people will take the time to understand that." director james comey defends his agency's demands that apple help them
belonging to syed farook... the shooter in san bernardino who along with his wife killed 14 people. the fbi says his phone might have "crititil additional clues" in thth investigation--including "whether others were involved." "... we can't look the survivors in the eye, or ourselves in the mirror, if we don't follow this lead," writes comey in a new blog post and press release. apple is also workininto rally public opinion... taking to the airwaves: sot - ted olson, former solicitor general "this week" sunday "there's no limit to what the government could require apple to do if it succeeds this way" attorney d olsen-- a former senior justice department official whose wife died on one of the planes used in the 9/11 attacks-- isiselping apple fight a court order to unlock farook's phone. he says creating a wawato override a phone's passcodee would put the privacy and security of all apple customers at risk. sot - olson "this is a pandooa's box" bazi on camera tag some of the victims of the san bernardino attack plan to support the fbi in this legal battle. their attorney says they will soon file a legal brief with the court.
of identity theft is on the rise in eastern iowa. the better business bureau and cedar rapids police say they take calls from victims every day. there are reports of scams from the i-r-s scam, e-mail ucams, to scammers knocking on front doors. they will ask for personal information, such as social security numbers and bank accounts. most scammers are known to threaten victims by saying they could be arrested or fined. that's why c-r-p-d and the b-b-b are working to get the word out. "iowans overall are just really decent people, caring individuals, so in some ways were vulnerable as well if we're not educated, and that's why i important to get those messages out there." buelow says cedar rapids policee sees a a increase in identity theft cases because of tax season. the b-b-b says the number one way to prevent all phone scams is to hang up as soon as you know it is a scam.
the number of minority children in the foster care sysysm is disproportion ate to the number l ling in the state. in linn county, 51% of the 196 kids in foster care last summer identified as something other than caucasian. in johnson county, it's 73% of the 48 kids in foster care. about 92% of iowans are white. this panel discussion is part of the effort to create change. iowa kids net hosted the event. it is s group that supports foster families across the state. leaders say there are a number of theories behind racial disparity. "some families i think who aren'starting form an equitable place, in terms of education, opportunity, etc., i think the additional stress that those kinds of conditions place on a family." the group says it also faces challenges placing the children with families, because they try to keep the kids connected with their
are far more caucasian foster families than african american and latino families. many organizations are recruiting more foster backgrounds. waterloo schools are also exppted to approve a contract for internet services tonight. according to the waterloo cedar falls courier, officials recommend a new contract to get 1 gigabyte per second of internet bandwidth. their current internet service gives them lesesat 300 megabytes per second. the schools would be switching from mediacom to u-p-n for this new 3 year contract. the new annual cost would be almost $36,000. the old one was $48,000 annually. the new fine arts center at anamosa high school is now open. the school held a ceremony on sunday to mark the opening of the ellen kennedy fine arts center. voters in the district narrooy approved a bond 3 years ago that provided money for the project. " it's a great celebration, it's a great thing for the kids, it's um and it's impressive, very impressive for all they've accomplished. " that bond is also funding a heating and cooling system in the elementary and high schools, a
to the fitness center. big brothers big sisters has more money for its programs this midday thanks to some e ea bowlers. "bowl for kids sake" is a national event for the organization that pairs young people with mentors where they live. bowlers young and old teamed up to raise money at the cedar rapids boboing center yeststday. event organizerer say this is a great way to raise money. " it is fun just to get out on a cold winter afternoon and um be together with friends andnd have a good time.so it's a great event for our agency. " this is the largest donation event for big brothers, big sisters. last year, the event raised more than $350,000 nationwide. another run of performances not to be missed from orchestra iowa as the conductor himself - tim hankewich joins us with a look ahead at what's playing... meteorologist justin gehrts
lower to middle 40s. winds pick up on wednesday and thursday as our highs drop back into the 30s. however, our weather still looks to stay dry as a strong storm system passes well to our east. we'll warm into the 40s again by saturday.today: mostly cloudy high: 38-44 winds: light n alo: 40 dbq: 39 iow: 43 tonight: mostly cloudy low: 24-30 winds: light e alo: 26 dbq: 26 iow: 29 tomorrow: mostly cloudy high: 40-46 winds: e 5-10 alo: 42 dbq: 42 iow: 45 tomorrow night: mostly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: n 5-15 alo: 27 dbq: 27 ioio 29 wednesday: partly cloudy, windy high: 39 - low: 28 thursday: mostly cloudy, windy high: 36 - low: 25 friday:
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looking at phones, kindles, perhaps even a television at this very moment? it's also important to rest the brbrin". courtney axline from learning r-x tells us that february 27th - this saturday - is "no brainer day" -- to unplug from technology. mindless stimulation isn't healthy -- aside from the simple "just unplug", how can people pull this off? is
this midday, after a fife severely damaged an apartment building. it happened around 9 this morning at 2-2-2 jacolyn drive. that's the shamrock apartments. firefighters are investigating damage in 3 units. no one got hurt after a fire inside an iowa city duplex yesterday. the fire department says it happened at 20-49 little creek lane around 10' clock in the morning. it took fire crews 20 minutes to control a fire in the front of the building, near a garage. now, one last look at this morning's weather, justin. a mostly cloudy sky will be the theme over the next few days, although our weather will otherwise be pretty quiet. highs reach the upper 30s to lower 40s this afternoon. we'll start tomorrow in the upper 20s with highs reaching the lower to middle 40s. winds pick up on wednesday and thursday as our highs drop back into the 30s. however, our weather still looks to stay dry as a strong storm system passes well
mostty cloudy high: 38-44 winds: light n alo: 40 dbq: 39 iow: 43 tonight: mostly cloudy low: 24-30 winds: light e alo: 26 dbq: 26 iow: 29 tomorrow: mostly cloudy high: 40-46 winds: e 5-10 alo: 42 dbq: 42 iow: 45 tomorrow night: mostly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: n 5-15 alo: 27 dbq: 27 iow: 29 wednesday: partly cloudy, windy high: 39 - low: 28 thursday: mostllcloudy, windy high: 36 - low: 25 friday: partly cloudy high: 36 - low: 22 saturday: mostly sunny high: 49 - low: 29 sunday: mostly cloudy partly cloudy high: 35 - low: 24 that's all the time we have today on the kcrg-tv9 news at midday. be sure to watch kcrg-
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