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tracking along a stalled front. this morning. northeasterly winds are calm to around 15 mph these showers and storms today, with the best chance we are following breaking news scattered shower and a few thunderstorms are tracking along low 60s across the kwwl viewing i'll let you know if the warmer we are following breaking news
morning. two central iowa police officers are dead in what police are calling "ambush-style attacks." the two officers were shot just two miles apart. polcie just held a news conference about an hour ago -- they are still working to put together a description of the suspect. police say an officer responded to a report of shots fired and found an urbandale officer had been shot. a des moines officer was found shot 20 minutes later. police say both officers were shot while sitting in their patrol cars. we're very well aware of the society that we live in and the segment of our population holds.so we're as vigilant as we can be while still providing the
des moines officers are doubling up -- while this investigation continues. its been a tough year for polcie in central iowa. back in march -- two des moines and carlos puente- morales died in a car crash while moving an inmate. the driver of the other car was and in august -- a west des moines officer died while riding his motorcycle. shawn miller was on his way back from testifying in a court case. decision 20-16 coverage... with less than a week before election day, the big unknown this morning is how soon the f-b-i will wrap up its clinton email
plus... where the candidates are spending their time and money in with six days to go, frustration is mounting: people who support donald trump." that's clinton's reaction to a trump protester. her immediate concern: the fbi's probe of her top them less likely to vote for her. not have results by election day. "get out and vote on november 8th..." with 26 million early votes already cast donald trump's urging democrats to go back and change their votes before election day. "if you live here, or in michigan, or pennsylvania, or minnesota, those four places, you can change your vote to donald trump. we'll make america great again ok?" trump's rolling out 25 million dollars in ads... in 13
voted for president obama. he's in florida today, where polls show early voters - and support - evenly split. clinton campaigns out west in arizona and nevada. exploited." he's bearing down on obamacare. with less than a week president obama, vice president biden, bill and chelsea clinton, bernie sanders and elizabeth warren. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. clinton will be in waterloo campaigning for his wife. also today -- v-p nominee tim kaine will be in dubuque. tomorrow -- trump's v-p nominee mike pence will be in warren county.
shot. waterloo police investigating a shooting in the area of rhey and franklin streets. it happened yesterday morning. neighbors say they heard at im shaking a lot right now because i mean if they are it's crazy. it's got to stop. police have not released the victim's name. no arrests have been made. two people arrested -- accused of robbing an iowa bank. daniel jackson and jason centeno taken into custody in florida. the delaware county sheriff's office believe they robbed the citizens state bank in hopkinton a couple weeks ago. the two are awaiting extradition back to iowa to face first degree robbery charges. a jeep slams into a tree sending two people to the hospital. it happened near the 44-hundred block of first avenue in cedar rapids the driver and passenger both have serious injuries firefighers had to help get them
investigation. six people are dead and 10 more hurt after a maryland transit administration bus and a school bus crash. no children were on the school bus at the time. baltimore police say both drivers died. police are looking into whether the school bus driver suffered some sort of medical emergency before hitting a pillar and plowing into oncoming traffic. a horrifying event leaving long-last effects on an iowa college campus. it's been 25 years since five were shot and killed on the university of iowa campus. one person was seriously injured. the gunman -- gang lu -- eventually took his own life. as kwwl's jessica hartman reports -- 25 years later -- the in the shadow of jessup hall --- where iowa's tradgedy ended --- dozens gather to remember. among them -- a man who lived through the horror of that day. "no you didn't. you heard some noises and somebody would run down the hall saying, 'somebody has been shot.' then chaos. nobody knew what was going on." hartman "the shooting
the shooter a graduate student from china who targeted department heads and others he believed were responsible for passing him over for an academic award." four shining stars in the physics and astronomy department -- now memorialized here in room 208 -- where at least one lost their life. "it was just like so far out of what you think of as normal. my memories, most of them are black everything; the weather, seeing the people. it was just this very really kind of surreal thing." but the stoy jesup hall taking the life of another --paralyzing a student before taking his own life. 25 years later -- for the first time -- all six victims will be memorialized together in a
shade of the old capitol. a memorial to all six victims will be put in place later this year. a 16-year-old is dead and several others injured when people open fire in a memphis park. the suspects reportedly had their five people had to be treated at hospitals for their injuries. police say the incident possibly stemmed from an ongoing disagreement. due in court today -- the driver of a pickup truck that killed four people after it plunged off a bridge into a crowded festival last month. police arrested the 24-year-old on- duty navy serviceman on he was also hurt in the crash and is being treated for his injuries. opening arguments could begin
murder. a jury is expected to be seated today in the michael slager trial. shocking video showed him shooting walter scott as he ran away during a traffic stop in to a late night swim. rest and relaxation turned into panic. take a look at this surveillance video out of zimbabwe; a crocodile dives into the pool and goes toward the woman. the man instantly jumps out of the water the sudden attack. a dog is pulled from the rubble of an earthquake -- alive. italian firefighters rescuing the dog -- which despite being covered in dust -- appears to be unharmed. no deaths or critical injuries have been reported after sunday's quake. many people had left the affected areas after another
500- million dollar high-voltage interstate power line could be built. the power line will stretch more than 125 miles between dubuque county and dan county wisconsin. if built -- the line would go in service in 20-23. today -- we could learn is the federal reserve will raise a key interest rate. this comes following a two day meeting. analysts don't expect that rate hike now... but do expect a slight increase after next month's being held off so it won't affect next week's presidential election. staples plans to start helping its employees pay for college. the office-supply chain plans to give an extra one- hundred dollars a month to some employees to help pay for tuition or to help pay off student loans. the plan would only be offered to the "top performers" chosen by management and to new employees on the company's
oil experts say monday's fatal alabama pipeline explosion will cause a gas shortage. the pipeline could be shut down for weeks-- which may lead to a spike in gas prices on the east impacted or not, people are going to think it is and sadly, i just had to get a jump." this is the second time colonial pipeline has been shut down in the last two months. it was shut down in september for eleven days because of a leak. new this morning -- an unexpectd veteran... after helping serve our country for 4 years... one eastern iowa man gets help from a stranger kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo with this man's parkersburg veteran allen williams says he can finally smile again after living almost 10 years in pain. allen had a severe mouth infection... one that dentists at aspen dental say could
killed him. but the veteran didn't have the the v.a. a dentist at aspen dental decided to treat allen.... free of charge.... after seeing how much pain the vet had. worse than a migraine. i mean crying because the pain is so bad." allen had a succesful today he should be getting permanent dentures put in... he live in waterloo... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. allen hopes to now move forward with marrying his girlfriend after the surgery.
coming to life -- through your cell phone. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." i'm really good at war. i love war in a certain way. ahh i don't know what i said, ahh i don't remember! i moved on her like a [expletive] and congressman rod blum said. send me back to congress, and you send donald trump to the white house. rod blum still supports trump today. and even attacked republicans who spoke out against trump. send me back to congress, and you send donald trump to the white house. rod blum and donald trump. wrong for iowa.
meteorologist eileen loan now for your forecast forecast. for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: showers and a few storms are tg stalled front draped over us, although anyone could see a shower or two today. some thunder is possible most of the day, as well. then we dry out for the rest of the week. we are still really mild... temps this morning are in the upper 40s to low 60s...normal lows are around 33 for today. the entire state is warmer than normal with most of us in the 50s. easterly to northeast winds will keep the front from
over us today. most of the thunderstorm activity will be toward evening to our south as the front starts to track away from us., but this then allows dry air in and we should see mostly sunny skies the next couple of days. rainfall amounts will depend on how many thunderstorms track through your area, but most will see a trace to half an inch.... with the areas with the most thunderstorms getting up to through off and on today with highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s with northeast winds mainly 5-10 mph. clearing skies tonight could lead to areas of fog as temperatures only drop into the mid to upper 40s. mostly sunny for thursday with highs back into the low to mid 60s... and we stay sunny and mild through the weekend and even into monday before the next system brings another chance of showers to the state monday night and
should see mostly sunny skies the next couple of days. rainfall amounts will depend on how many thunderstorms track through your area, but most will see a thunderstorms getting up to an inch or so. scattered showers northeast winds mainly 5-10 mph. mid to upper 40s. mostly sunny for thursday showers to the state monday night and tuesday. candidates take swings at one another -- now it's your turn to literally sing at them. and -- holiday shopping deals already underway. we'll tell you how you can save
vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. congressman blum's smear campaign -- misleading and false. the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and cut taxes for us. but multi-millionaire blum broke his word, keeping nearly $200,000 in taxpayer-funded paychecks. blum wasted even more of your tax dollars on himself. worse, he tried to cut medicare
recapping the big stories we're following this morning -- and this story continues to develop as we speak. two central iowa police officers shot to death overnight as they sat in their patrol cars. one officer from des moines -- the other from urbandale. police said during a news conferece this morning -- quote it doesn't appear there was any interaction between the officer and the coward who
today v-p nominee tim kaine and former president bill clinton will both be in eastern iowa. kaine will be in dubuque, clinton in waterloo. they're scheduled to campaign together in des moines. and tonight the new world champion will be decided. the chicago cubs won game six last night to force tonight's winner take all game seven. a live look at progressive field now -- where tonight's game will be held here's some relief. take a swing at the presidential nominees. this driving range in texas "alleviates a little stress maybe, that puts a little fun into it. i mean obviously this is a very serious situation, but this might lighten the load just a little bit." the owner says he's had a positive reaction to it, and hopes some people
time to start thinking about the next big holiday. thanksgiving! today -- we expect to get a better idea of how many people plan to travel over the thanksgiving holiday. triple-a will release its annual forecast -- which will include how costs this year will compare to last holiday deals are already underway for amazon shoppers. the online shopping service launched its black friday deals store yesterday. the site will feature new discounts every day on clothing... electronics... toys and other products. fans to ask for a new phone this holiday season. google is adding a little magic to android phones. you can cast spells on your phone! after saying "ok google," you can turn the phone's flashlight on and off by saying "lumos" and "nox." those are the spells the characters use to turn their wands into flashlights -- and turn them back off. you can also turn off your ringer and notifications by saying "silencio." -- that's the
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now on today in iowa - we are following breaking news overnight. a search for a suspect -- after two plus -- political circle. the race for the presidencs focused on the state once again. and -- an iowa veteran has a brand new smile -- thanks to some unexpected help. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. eileen on camera scattered shower and a few
it is all rain with temperatures in the upper 40s to low 60s across the kwwl viewing area be fairly light for the next couple of days. you have a with the best chance along the front. we dry out by tomorrow... i'll let you know if the warmer temperatures will continue, as well, in a few minutes. viewing area this morning. days. you have a 50/50 shot of minutes. we are following breaking news this morning. two central iowa police officers are
"ambush-style attacks." the two officers were shot just two miles apart. polcie just held a news conference about an hour ago -- they are still working to put together a description of the suspect. police say an officer responded to a report of shots fired and found an urbandale officer had been shot. a des moines officer was found shot 20 minutes later. sitting in their car doing nothing wrong. so there's definitely some danger out there. somebody's out there shooting police officers. officers are doubling up during their patrols -- trying to stay safe while doing their jobs. police
shortly. we will continue to follow this story all day long as it develops its been a tough year for polcie in central iowa. back in march -- two des moines police officers, susan farrell and carlos puente- morales died in a car crash while moving an inmate. the driver of the other car was going the wrong way on the interstate. and in augstu -- a west des moines officer died while riding his motorcycle. shawn miller was on his way back from testifying in a court case. a kwwl follow-up. served with a bill of more than 15- thousand dollars for police calls. as we've reported -- dorothy spates's
due to the number of police calls to the home. the city began charging spates 50-dollars an hour, every time officers were called to her home. to date, officers have racked up 311 hours...for a total of 15-thousand 550 dollars. iowa law says that service fee can be assessed against the property in the same manner as a property tax no arrests have been made in a robbery at a fast food up the mcdonalds on mormon trek boulevard yesterday morning. if you have any information -- iowa city area crime- stoppers is offering a reward of up to one- thousand dollars. this morning, a man is in critical condition after being shot in cedar rapids. an officer was also taken to the hospital. it happened near coe college in cedar rapids early yesterday morning. police say it all started with a traffic stop. investigators say jerime mitchell started some sort of fight with the officer. the officer shot him. mitchell then took off --
parked in a coe college parking lot. "it was kind of scary for some of us because like you don't think it's going to happen. you don't think well, it's coe it's not going to happen to us. one officer in the s-u-v that was hit was taken to the hospital. police say that officer should be ok. we don't know what exactly happened that led to the officer firing at mitchell. that's something the d-c-i is now looking into. police release video of a michael vance was wanted for killing two family members and shooting two police officers. police followed- up on a tip on sunday and started chasing vance. it ended with a shootout. vance was killed. of his vehicle, got in front of his car, let the vehicle roll backward toward the officers that are stopped shooting at him, and advanced on it using with
arrested in the case. they're accused of helping vance. a high speed chase streamed live on facebook -- by the man police were trying to catch. an officer in tulsa went inside a coffee shop this week, but left her keys in the squad car. a man got in -- took off -- led live using the officer's i-pad. after 40 minutes, officers caught up with him. he had parked the police cruiser at this paren a big story this morning -- policing protests costs money. a north dakota committee approving an emergency request to borrow four- million dollars to pay for law enforcement costs as they work protests of the dakota access pipeline. this comes after the state "obviously we have to put the money forward as it's needed, and we realize that it's not going to appear as we go,"
government to reimburse the state for the additional law enforcement costs. the pipeline would also run authorities are trying to identify the vandals who poured motor oil on the north dakota state capitol building. they also placed a sign nearby that says "you can't drink oil." state troopers say there's a connection between the vandalism and the protest at the dakota access pipeline. the federal government steps after severe flooding in eastern iowa. the president signed off on a disaster declaration for 19 counties. allamakee, benton, black hawk, bremer, buchanan, butler, chickasaw, clayton, delaware, fayette, linn and winneshiek are all on the list. the money will be used to do emergency work and fix of the sandbags, the streets,
the cedar falls mayor also says some money from state grants you can find more information about that on our website at kwwl dot com. decision 2016 coverage: iowa starts and helps finish the race for the white house. nine months and a day after the iowa caucuses -- the campaigns are still focusing on iowa. it's a big battleground state. dana bash shows us what's at stake in the hawkeye state -- six days before the election. knocking on doors. palpable. it went for president obama twice. republicans are working to turn iowa red. "we are ready for change and mr. trump brings that change." eric branstad, the son of iowa's longtime g-o-p governor, runs trump's operation here and says his appeal reaches beyond the g-o-p base. "i have gone to republican rallies my entire life. we are seeing new voters like we've never seen before." early voting has been underway for over a month. democrats usually win
officials are trying to better compete. "talk about the enthusiasm." "it's at an all-time high." so far republicans are doing better than in 2012, but still lagging with 33-point-nine percent of the early vote compared to 43- point-two percent from democrats. to push the early vote, both candidates recently came to cedar rapids, iowa, just hours apart. "she is the candidate of yesterday." "we have come too far to let donald trump take us back." the challenge for democrats -- iowa was never clinton country. her stunning 2008 democratic caucus loss was the beginning of the end for that campaign, and her 2016 win against bernie sanders was a struggle. iowa democrats argue their voters are fired up, especially against trump, and they insist their get out the vote operation is superior. "it is a toss up state. and it
clinton is back in waterloo. he was also in town in october campaigning for his wife. today's event is at the waterloo center for the arts. doors will open at three. the former president is expected to begin speaking around four. v-p nominee tim kaine is in dubuque republican vice presidential nominee mike pence -- is also coming back to the state. he'll be in warren county donald trump is getting help from his kids to make the push for him in iowa. donald junior stopped at the social house in cedar falls -- near u-n-i's campus. he described what he called corrupt politicians in the nation's capital -- and tried to engage young voters "i would reflect how my parents raised me and who they are. and his kids represent him very
who's not him." donald junior also went to ames -- and spoke on iowa state's campus. house speaker paul ryan is also in eastern iowa today --campaigning with congressman rod blum in waterloo. the two are scheduled to speak at the cedar valley hospitality house at three o'clock. congressman blum is in a tight race in eastern iowa. yesterday, we heard from him. this morning, we're hearing what her challenger would do if voters elect her on tuesday. kwwl's monica vernon. monica vernon. focusing this week on talking to voters. her plan if elected...fight for family. you know when families and bringing people together...specifica lly during
opponent, rod blum...she says there is a clear difference between them. "you know i see what he did in terms of going, shutting down the government. that doesn't do anything. what we need is people and just recently, vernon had president. "well to me that's a people right here." in iowa's first congressional district, nikki newbrough news 7, kwwl. if you'd like to see our interview with congressman rod blum -- you can find it on our website -- kwwl- dot-com. after years of pain... a new reason to smile.. a parkersburg veteran had a
a dentist in waterloo decided to step in and help. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo... with the story of this unique friendship. a veteran named allen williams will hopefully be traveling to aspen dental for one final appointment today.. the vet is a health care provider and he spends a lot of time finally... someone else... unexpected.. stepped in to help him out... an unexpected bond.... between a veteran.... and a dentist.... allen williams.... "ah i love you guys...." served in the marine corps for 4 years... "still a marine... always a marine... marine for
almost 10 years... "it was horrible, like i said it's worse than a migraine. i mean it's a lot worse... you start crying because the pain is so potentially life threatening... but he didn't have the money to treat it.... (nat) dr. ala-a al arabi stepped in... agreeing to help allan out... free of charge... (nat) the surgery was succesfull.... "i had 19 teeth pulled out at once..." and now the vet's getting permanent dentures put in... "i feel better about myself... my esteem's coming back..." new confidence... so allan can finally marry his girl... "i call her angel eyes... cause she caught my eye..." williams first came to aspen dental about 6 months ago... hopefully... today will be one of his final appointments... he's expected to get his permanent dentures. live in waterloo... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. allen williams did not qualify
showers and a few storms are tracking through the area, mainly along a stalled front draped over us, although anyone could see a shower or two today. some thunder is possible most of the day, as well. then we dry out for the rest of the week. we are still really mild... temps this morning are in the upper 40s to low 60s...normal lows are around 33 for today. the entire state is warmer than normal with most of us in the 50s. easterly to northeast winds will keep the front from moving very much... so we are keeping the clouds and the chance of rain over us today. most of the thunderstorm activity will be toward evening to our south as the front starts to track away from us., but this skies the next couple of days. rainfall amounts will depend on how many thunderstorms track through your area, but most will see a trace to half an inch.... with the areas with the most thunderstorms getting up to an inch or so. scattered showers and storms will track through off and on today with highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s with northeast winds mainly 5-10 mph. clearing skies tonight could lead to areas of fog as temperatures only drop into the mid to upper 40s. mostly sunny for thursday with highs back into the low to mid 60s... and we stay sunny and
even into monday before the next system brings another chance of trace to half an inch.... with the areas with the most thunderstorms getting up to an inch or so. scattered showers and storms will track through off and on today with highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s with northeast winds mainly 5-10 mph. clearing skies tonight could lead to areas of fog as temperature 40s. mostly sunny for thursday with highs back into the low to mid 60s... and we stay sunny and mild through the weekend and even into monday before the next system brings another chance of showers to the state monday night and tuesday. so. scattered showers and storms will track through off winds mainly 5-10 mph. clearing skies tonight could lead to areas of fog as temperatures only drop into the mid to upper
it's heartbreaking, but true. as a millionaire c.e.o., rod blum laid off over 70 employees, but he took millions in stock and bonuses. it gets worse. hington, blum supported special tax breaks for corporations shipping jobs overseas and millionaires like himself. i'll tell you what i think is missing in washington -- common sense. it's about investing in jobs and our economy. it's about investing right here at home.
for everything. tonight, one of the longest droughts in sports history will end. it has to. either cleveland or chicago will win the world r years. the other 108. the cubs forced a game seven in the world series by winning last night. they took control early with the long ball. kris bryant delivers in the first. his second home run in as many games. cubs lead one- nothing. then, the inning continues as cleveland misplays by fly ball off the bat of addison russell. two runs score. three runs in the first for chicago. the cubs would blow the game open in the third. russell up again -- this time
that's a grand slam. the first in the world series in 11 years. russell also ties the record for most r-b-i in a world series seven tonight in cleveland. all over chicago -- stretching across iowa -- you see support for the cubs. these statues in the windy city are now dressed in the team's gear. each hat weighs about 40 pounds. the field museum dinosaur also has cubs fever -- in a massive cubs jersey. he may be extinct, but he's keeping the world series dream alive in the windy city. fans have been waiting for. the fast food chain is offering up a free doritos locos taco to each customer from two to six. taco bell promised it would do this if a player stole a base in game one or two of the world its cubs fans hoping to change the sign at wirgley field to say world series champs -- a live look at the sign now, reading cubs win. we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm track
news all morning. two central iowa police officers shot and killed just miles apart -- an urbandale officer and a des moines officer. police are calling this an ambush style attack. the officers just sitting in the cars when they were shot. we're expecting police to release more information about the suspect or suspects soon - kwwl dot com all day as this story develops. eileen is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. scattered showers, few thunderstorms track through today but mainly dry through the weekend. highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s today will warm into the low to mid 60s the rest of the week. scattered showers, few thunderstorms track through today but mainly dry
to mid 60s today will warm into thanks for oo gd morning. battleground blitz. six days to go, hillary clinton and donald trump pulling out all the stops, buying up ads, ramping up their attacks. >> if you know they're thinking of voting for trp, i want you to stage an intervention. >> hillary is the one who set up an illegal private e-mail server to shield her criminal activity. you know that. she knows it. >> trump even going after the skyrocketing number of early voters, reminding some of them it's not too late to reconsider. >> you can change your vote to donald trump.