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by a harley shop" when rick popelka came to work thursday morning, all was normal for the first five minutes or so, then--flashing lights in the parking lot. nat rick "five minutes later...there was an ambulance and a fire truck right where i pulled in this morning, there was a vehicle with its flashers on, thought possibly someone got hurt" olivia "the action all happened right where were parked, people from the auto body shop had to direct traffic around the firetruck and ambulance as they rick "pretty odd place to have a baby" popelka says he saw a man run out of the car with some belongings and jump into the ambulance. he do. scanner"looks like the child has been born...it is crying" it was a strange auto rebuilders are glad their parking lot could be of service.. and just hope the new
following the birth, the family was taken to a local hospital, where we arent' sure of her but wish them all the best we've got you covered ...kwwl news. you think. firefighters say its not uncommon to assist in delivving babies day -- storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has a track on what's headed our way from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: light snow will track southeast across central iowa this evening. the northern side of the snow is in
parts of eastern iowa. the best chance to have a few snow showers, this evening, will be southwest of interstate 380. little to no snow accumulations are expected. friday and saturday remain cold with a mostly sunny sky.
morning bottom out near 10 below zero with wind chills of 20 to 30 below. we are still tracking snow for sunday. the snow begins before sunrise sunday and continues through the day before tapering off sunday before midnight. snow accumulations at this point will be 2-5" across eastern iowa. these numbers will adjust as we get more information about the system...so check back for later updates. the snow comes with a gusty south wind at 15- 25 mph. monday is warmer with highs near 30 and dry. the university of iowa are investigating "concerning comment"
made on social media which may be referencing a 25-year-old campus shooting. the university won't say who wrote the comment; however, this student was recently expelled according to the daily iowan -- they claim he made a post
a 111 campus shooting on the univesrity of iowa by chinese student, gang lu. he shot and killed four faculty members, one student - and seriously injured another student before turning a gun on himself. kwwl's kristin rogers has been working to connect the dots all day, she joins us live. the university tells me they are only able to say so much. we do know their threat assessment team investigated the "concerning comment" and said there was no immediate risk. the university told me today campus safety is their top priority. but what's concerning obtained written by hanxiang ni on a chinese social media site where quote "let his professors experience the fear of lu gang." in reference to the shooting tradegy on campus in 1991.
currently had a student by the name of hanxiang ni, they said they do not, but they did tell us quote. hanxiang ni was enrolled as a ui student during 2013-14 academic year and again in spring of 2016 as a pre-business major. although the school did not say why ni is no longer a student, the johnson county sheriffs office told me his visa was taken away. we've got you covered live in iowa city, kristin rogers...kwwl news. the sheriffs office tells us ni had multiple gun permits but they were taken away last week after his visa was revoked; however, they won't tell us why. an eastern iowa zoo must get rid of its tigers and lemurs - per a federal judge. the judge ruled today the owners of the cricket hollow zoo, near manchester, must send their tigers and lemurs to a facility licensed with the u-s department of agriculture within 90 days; however, their other animals can stay put. in the past, the zoos owners denied any mistreatment of the
a scam alert now. deputies are looking for a trio of guys accused of home-improvement scams in the area. the tama county sheriff's office put out the pictures of these guys today... elvis, tyson and bobby allison are from indiana and known to drive trucks with montana and iowa plates. they say the men typically target older people for things like roofing work, or seal- coating driveways. if you've got any information about these men, call your local authorities. the price of gas drops to it's lowest since 2003. u-s crude prices are down to just over 26 dollars a barrell... the steady decline seems like a plus, but it's raising some concerns about global markets. the dow jones fell sharply after the price of oil fell... however, rebounded and by the end of the day closed down one point six percent. the nasdaq and s and p 500 ended the day down as well. the last four occupiers at a
to federal authorities. fbi agents say david fry was the last protestor to surrender, bringing the stand-off, which started on january second, to an end. the occupiers demanded the government turn over the land near burns oregon to the locals. just four people were left on the refuge last night... the group had been surrounded by armored vehicles on wednesday and escorted by f-b-i agents off of the property. decision 2016... democratic presidential hopefuls face off, in what some say could be the most contentious debate yet. bernie sanders is coming off a big win from the new hampshire primary... while hillary clinton is taking a close look at her campaign. tonight's debate will be clinton's first public appearance, after private meetings with her advisors. despite who they're voting for - people in milwaukee are excited to host the candidates. i think everybody's kinda excited to see it no matter who you support, so it's kind of fun to have it here.
to attend the debate on the university of wisconsin milwaukee campus. the debate airs tonight on p-b-s... it starts at eight. in the iowa legislature - a bill that would put a stop to the privatization of medicaid gets through the senate - and it won't go much further. the bill would shut down contracts with private companies that would take over the state's medicaid program - today it passed the democrat-majority senate; however, it's now expected to pass through the repubilcan-led house. an eastern iowa brewing company is planning a multi- million dollar expanion. toppling goliath brewing company in decorah is currently working in a 30-barrel brewhouse. by next year -- they hope eto be in their new 100- barrel brewhouse -- an eight to ten million dollar upgrade. goliath brewmaster -- mike saboe -- says they're expanding "i think we're more excited than
from hard work. so, that's not a scary thing at all for us." the seven year- old company will break ground on their new location this april -- and owners say they plan to add a few new styles of brew. coming up... the family of a 12-year- old boy killed by police get something shocking from the city. and... a hospital in eastern iowa gets a birthing simulator machine... find out why this will be helpful in high-risk situations. that's coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your full forecast next. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news "you're watching kwwl. we've meteorologist mark --------- ---------
zero with wind chills of 20 to 30 below. we are still tracking snow for sunday. the snow begins before sunrise sunday and continues through the day before tapering off sunday before midnight. snow accumulations at this point will be 2-5" across eastern iowa. these numbers will adjust as we get more information about the system...so check back for later updates. the snow comes with a gusty south wind at 15- 25 mph. monday is warmer with
few snow showers, this evening, will be southwest of interstate 380. little to no snow accumulations are expected. friday and saturday remain cold with a mostly sunny sky. temperatures saturday morning bottom out near 10 below zero with wind chills of 20 to 30 below. we are still tracking snow for sunday. the snow begins before sunrise sunday and continues through the day before tapering off sunday before midnight. snow accumulations at this point will be 2-5" across eastern iowa.
we get more information about the system...so check back for later updates. the snow comes with a gusty south wind at 15- 25 mph. monday is warmer with highs near 30 and dry. coming up... a teenager is killed after his cousin falls off a hoverboard,nd mistakenly shoots a gun. then - a police officer is in critical condition after responding to an active shooting situation that turned into a standoff. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in paint creek, waterville, ludlow and all of ---------
illed by police, for care he received before he died. tamir rice's family is billed 500 dollars for the ambulance ride and life support their son received in the short time after police shot him. rice was shot in november of 2014 - he was pointing a realistic looking pellet gun at police before they shot
a police officer is expected to die after he's shot during a stand-off. it happened overnight in fargo, north dakota. investigators say 33-year-old jason moszer was responding to an active shooter situation when he was shot. officers say the shooter called 911, and has been at a standoff with police all day. officer moswer is currently in critical condition - with quote "non- survivable" injuries. a teenager is accidentally shot and killed - after his cousin falls off a hoverboard, and shoots a gun. this happened in florida. police say an 18- year-old says he was playing with a gun while on the hoverboard, and fell off when the gun fired. 13-year-old lavardo fisher was fatally hit by that bullet. at this point, inestigators are trying to determine whether charges should be filed. we hear about it way too often -- kids finding a gun - and then accidentally shooting themselves or someone else. how tempting isit for young
we had an experiment of our own here at kwwl... here is a look at some of the behind the scenes pictures... these are the moms watching as the experiment unfolded live... it's important to note -- this is not an anti-gun story or a pro-gun story...this is about gun safety and our kids. it's a compelling story -- if you have children or grandchildren - you'll want to join us tonight at 10. tonight - on nightly news with lester holt... a nightmare cruise is finally over -- but questions remain about why the ship ended up in rough seas. but first on the kwwl news at five -- a state of the art ffcility is --------- ---------
reports, this gift could impact the lives of many generations in the years to come. hospital's newest training equipment. it's a birthing simulator, nicknamed mary-beth after two well regarded former finley nurses, who've died in recent years. (jenni scott, birthing suites manager) "i think they were both taken away from us too soon, so that education can range far and wide with this training tool. (brad hanson, @bhansonkwwl) "hospital staff tells me that mary beth here is the ideal patient. she can pretty much do everything except scream---probably a good thing." it's a big upgrade from what they used to have. "we used to have just a dummy to do cpr on that wasn't moment." virtually every birthing scenario can be simulated--staff can even change the baby's heartbeat nats heart beating it's a training tool they hope will help save lives. "i think that it will just create better care for the patient. you can never predict what's gonna happen in the delivery, but if you're more capable of anticipating and knowing how to react to the things that happen, they'll be able to handle a
includes another baby--which provides training for complications that may arise after the baby is born. we've got you covered in dubuque, brad hanson, kwwl news. finley hospital will also be teaming up with nursing programs at local colleges, letting those students use the simulator as well. here's a live look at the waterloo skycam. storm track seven meteoroligst mark schnackenberg has a final look at your weather next. we'll --------- ---------
tonight, dramatic surrender after a 40-day siege, anti-government protesters in custody. it's getting perm. clinton and sanders battle for the black vote as the civil rights icon slams sanders. and a republican brawl takes shape in the south. the polar vortex, tens of millions bracing for the coldest air of the season. al roker is here warning of a dangerous freeze. u.s. olympic officials take action to calm fears over zika after a big star says she's not sure she'd go. and cruise nightmare. passengers who thought they were going to die. now, speaking out and wondering why the captain sailed right