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edgewood road. at this point, we have confirmed that 1 person died and another person was injured. we will now bring in kcrg- tv 9's dave franzman, who is live on the scene in cedar rapids. dave... what do we have confirmed at this popot in the invesesgation? the fire call came in at about 7-30. at the west park-mobile home park. investigators have not released any identities yet. but they have confirmed one person one person was taken to the hospital. one neighbor who's lived here for 50 years, described the fire victims as an older couple and close friend. he believed they've been residents for at least 45 years. fire crews found smoke and flames, showing when they arrived. but the fire never got large enough to threaten the other nearby mobile homes. that neighbor said the
although fire investigators are not sure if medical equipment inside had anything to do with the cause of the fire. " when we find medical grade oxygen whether that t contributed to the fire or accelarted the fire we wouldn't no y. but they obviously had health problems. " investigators have not said yet, where the fire started inside the mobile home. they have said there is no evidence yet of a crime in the cause of this deadly fire. dave franzman live in cedar rapids, kcrg- tv9 news. firefighters are investigating a house fire in north english. they say it started around 8-30 last night at a house in 400 block of west clark street. smoke.
we have no further information from the iowa county sheriff's office. tv9 wants to remind you that whenever you see news happening, call newsline 9 at 319-365- 9999. you can also send pictures and videos to newsroom at kcrg dot com. a bus driver has plead not guilty in a written plea, after being accused of killing an iowa state student in a hit and run. investigators say 23-year- old benjamin clague was driving a cy-ride bus last december when he hit 18-year-old emmalee jacobs in a cross walk. she died from her injuries. prosecutors say claugue did not stop after hitting jacobs. ames police tracked down clague with help from cyride video, which showed the crash. authorities believe clague knew he hit jacobs, but didn't come forward. a jury trial is now
a vinton family is hoping people come forward with informatioioabout their missing son, 35-year-old joshua wellman. he was last seen 3 months ago at asac - a substance abuse center in cedar rapids. wellman's mother and stepfather are asking anyone who knows anything to speak out. however, police say searching for missing adults is not always an easy process. kcrg-tv9's brea love tells us how family and investigators are working to find more informataton in this case. "there's definitely something wrong." after joshua wellman's mother dropped him off three months ago, she never thought he wouldn't come home. when family members didn't hear from him for a couple days, they immediately
father, and very close to his family. 6:38 "he wouldn't go a day without talking to his sister or his mother or something. that's just not his nature." while police began their investigation, the waltons started theieiown search. they used social media and asked around looking for any information. 6:55 "we are trying, we keep getting lured from one end of the state to the other end of the state." and neither groups have had any luck.jcrpd did their own search, as well as interviewing individuals, and looking up phone and cell usage records. nothing was found, so police have now entered him into the national crime center database. 23:23 "if the missing adult has any ththunited states, it will trigger a notification to the cedar rapids police department, and at this point that has not been fruitful." in general, finding missing adults can be hard. buelow says they usually fall into three categories. they choose to leave, they have a medical condition, or there's foul play involved. evidence of foul play with this particular case, we don't have any evidence that he went voluntarily, we don't have any a challenging case." 26:11 "police don't give up on this thing, but obviously it's got to be very frustrating for understand that." they jjst hope they now they
home. it was a foggy start to the day. meteorologist justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin... we'll have a mostly cloudy sky for a good share of window of clearing is likely toward the last long, but it'll help get our highs into the 30s. a fast-moving weather system drops by tonight, bringing a chance of a light wintry mix changing to light snow. most of that should be done by lunchtime tomorrow with only flurries thereafter. accumulations look light, staying under an inch in many places. warmer weather is ahead over the coming days, with 30s tomorrow and wednesday, 40s thursday, and even 50s to finish off the w wk.today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 winds: 34 the battle for "what is next"
court is setting up a political showdown between republicans and democrats. just 2 days after justice antonin scalia died... the fight over his successor is now a prime political topic. abc's lana zak has the latest. justice antonin scalia was arguably the brightest conservative legal mind in america... and the implication of his sudden passing on the upcoming elections could not be more profound. sot - sen. ted cruz / presidential candidate"we ought to makekehe 2016 ection a referendumumn the supreme court." less than an hour after scalia's death was announced, the political jockeying began. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell declared "?this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president." but it is the president's constitutional right to appoint a judge to the supreme court, and there is no exception for an election year-- sot - president obama "i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities
the senate has the consitutioiol right to confirm or deny that appointee. something they may choose to do, after the election according to senator lindsay graham on gma -- sot - sen. lindsay graham / south carolina"when an election is over, the president wins, they have a chance to send qualified nominees of their philosophy to the senate and i will vote for them if they're qualified even if i would not have chose them." lana zak oncam close: so what appointee might the president put forward? among the most common names being mentioned, sri srinavasan--confirmed unanimously as a circuit judge, he would be the first asian-american on the supreme court. lz, abc news, washington. multiple news outlets are reporting a cedar rapids judge, jane kelly, as a potential supreme court nominee. she's a justice on the u-s
rapids. kelly is a harvard law graduate and a former classmate of president obama. she has received support from senator chuck grassley, who chairs the judiciary committee. today, a group of eastern iowans will protest medical marijuana at the state capitol. this midday, 22 people from the jones county's safe and healthy youth coalition arere joining g re than 100 people in des moines. they'll participate in the iowa alliance of coalitions for change youth day. they plan to talkith lawmakers about the current medical marijuana proposal. ththbill would allow thehe production and sale of cannabis oil. that oil is made from marijuana plants but does not have the t-h-c, which produces a high. a 2014 law makes it legal for those with epilepsy to use the oil, but there is no legal way to get any in iowa. iowa house republican bobby kaufmann worked with chair of the house commerce committee peter cownie to create this new bill. it would allow for creation, distribution and sale of cannabis oil to help with more medical conditions. "i think it's historic that, for
we've had a republican introduce a bill on medical canabis. that's a big deal in and of itself. " house speaker r inda upmeyer has been critical of the bill saying doctors worry they'll lose their licse writing presiptions. the f-d-a hasn't approved marijuana for medical use. the bill faces the february 19th funnel deadline, which means it needs approval in a house committee to stay alive. angry, scared, sad.... these are all feelings and emotions scientists have studied for years. now one researcher is happier studying what makes you smile. updates our temperatures coming up in your first alert forecast. stay with tv9. we'll have a mostly cloudy sky
the afternoon, but a few-hour window of clearing is likely toward the end of the day. it won't last long, but it'll help get our highs into the 30s. a fast-moving weather system drops by tonight, bringing a chance of a light wintry mix changing to light snow. most of that should be done by lunchtime tomorrow with only lingering flurries thereafter. accumulations look light, staying under an inch in many places. warmer
days, with 30s tomorrow and wednesday, 40s thursday, and even 50s to finish off the week.today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 32 dbq: 30 iow: 34 tonight: m/cloudy, mix late low: 24-30 winds: s 5-10 alo: 25 dbq: 25 iow: 28 tomorrow: chance of snow, mainly early high: 32-38 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 33 dbq: 33 iow: 36 tomorrow night: mostly cloudy low: 17-23 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 19 dbq: 19 iow: 22 wednesday: mostly cloudy high: 31 - low: 20 thursday: mostly cloudy, milder high: 43 - low: 23 friday: chance of am rain, windy high: 53 - low: 43
many decades ago, scientists only focused on the negative feelings of emotions-like depression and anger. but one neuro- psychologist is now doing the opposite. researcher is now exploring happiness, joy, and love. when barbara fredrickson hears "go to your happy her lab. for more than 20 years she's been studying positive emotions, tackling how they affect the heart, the immune system and mental health. the ways ththt we feel happiness and well-being are actually showing up in the cells of our immune system and supporting our health in that way." money and success account for only a smal part of people's happiness, a bigger
meditating even just 15 minutes a day is an easy way to do that. "before and after a peopop's heart rates, and we see a healthy pattern of cardiovascular activity." "everyone has this place inside of them that's how to tap into it." it is possible to re-wire your brain to be happier. and achor , these five habits will do it: every day think of three things you're grateful for, write about a positive experience from the past 24 hours, exercise, meditate and perform one random act of kindness. doing this every day, for just 30 days, can change the neuro-pathways in your brain, making happiness second nature. i'm martie salt reporting. trt 1.18 oc std.
david geiger. ---- last week.. the obama administration rolled out a four trillion dollar budget deal.. in it.. a cut to crop insurance to the tune of 18 billion dollars. some lawmakers were quick to voice dipproval of the plan.. house ag chair mike conaway says it would be a sever blow to farmers.. pat roberts.. the senate ag chair.. calls the new budget an attack on risk management. iowa senator chuck grassley also voiced disapproval in a conference call..
support.. and the individual issues in it will get looked at. but when it comes to crop insurance cuts.. h hpoints to the omnibus spending package last year.. where similar cuts were removed. "legislators plus the white house want to take money out of crop insurance. we stoppepethat. so i think we've got the votes to stop it now. the second thing is, there's just kind of a rule about farm bills over the last 35 years. you spend a year or two writing a farm bill, it's a five year farm bill, yy want farmers to havav certainin so you don't open up a farm bill." according to the national crop insurance services.. producers pay a collective fourillion dollarar every year fororrop insurance.. cutting it would make farming more expensive especially with low commodity prices. ---- china is worried about it's growing grain stocks. while seeing there's a need to reduce higher guaranteed producer prices for food.. the u- s-d-a says the government does not know when or how to do it.. so the country is expected to see record corn..
production again. for the 2015-2016 marketing ar.. the u-s-d-a thinks china will make two hundred 25 million metric tons of corn.. and a hundred and 30 metric tons of wheat.. china could also have a combined ending stocks of two hundred 58 million metric tons.. about half of global reserves. ---- last week.. cattle returned to it's volatile sideways buying.. "slow, lackluster, not much going on. kind of your typical lunar holiday type trade. we're still stuck in the same range we've been in." "the key will be to come in and hold this week's lows next week and see how that pans out you know if it tracks price demand or not as well too. so very lackluster, don't see much goi on here right now. till we get closer to the enenof the month, maybe. we start to get a little bit more of a weather time period." "big volatility again. cash market did not hold in. light cash trade again this week. but
erratic. we had reports anywhere from $128 all looks like if we can hold the cash at $132-$134 next week or not. keep this back down and retrace the recent lows and support levels." "really the gains are in the cut outs. keeps the optimism underneath the market in spite it trending towards overbought. estimate a big,g, big rally. i keep waiting for the markets to set back a little bit further. try to buy into it there but so long as the cash trade stays firm, i think the short term trend is still up. buwe're not advising any fresh buys here right now. if you're long, i'd stay long but wait for a set back to buy in." ---- and that's all i have today.... thanks for tuning.. i'll be back tomorrow.. trt3.44 oc std saving lives in the community.... is the passion of one eastern iowa man who volunteers his time to emergencies..
spoors honor nine outststding volunteerer from throughout eastern iowa. we call them our nine who care. high school athletes, performers and their coaches know rich struve pretty well. kcrg-tv9's beth malicki shows us how he fills an important role behind the scenes of some of the most popular high school events in linn
it's show choir season. the glitz, the vocals the band... and the injuries. 9:38:12 "for show choirs it can be ankles, asthma, dislocated shoulder here before" :29 rich struve has been doing ts for 35 years - giving up his weekends and nights- tending to the wounded. he started with the red cross, and eventually co-founded the group, linn county cert radio club. they're emergency medical responders... a role that is often stressful, sometimes ry, and never compepeated. 9:39:02 over the years s 've had a lot of events out at kingston stadium, soccer track even hunters ridge, we also do a
radd communication s and weather spotting.:22 this non-profit group brings another layer of medical, logistical and evacuation support to big events. :47 "it saves the 911 call, and that frees it up for people who need it on the street." :56 struve volunteers 500 hours a year as an emergency medical but he serves a dual role, helping those who are hurt and nurturing those ho have an interest in n he medical profession.. he recruits high school students and trains them to respond to everything from a sprained wrist to a bomb threat. 9:57:55 "we knew the signs of a seizure." courtney dighton applied what she learned from struve at a football game when someone fell backward in the stands. she knew to check for a head iury, radioed in help, and kept the concerned crowd a safe distance away. 10:01:08 "he's more of a mentor, he teaches you things, he helps you, he makes you use your brain, which is good." she's now in college and studying nursing, like marly fredreckson, another volunteer with linn county cert radio club. 9:56:1616e's taught me
being a team leader. :27 struve has devoted himself to putting others first. not just those who end up under his medical tent... but to the young volunteers he's grown into future medical professionals. 10:01:15 he's not only a supervisor, he's almost like a grandpa or a dad - will help you with anything you need." :30
this week -- millions along the east coast will be dealing with the threat of major storms... you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at midday. at least one person is dead -- and another is injured - after a mobile home fire on the southwest side of cedar rapids. responders came out early this morning in the 3700 block of 16th avenue sw in cedar rapids -- that's between wiley and edgewood on 16th - to a mobile home 4& park. kcrg-tv 9's dave franzman j jns us live frorothe scene as investigators have been on site for hours. dave? the fire call came in at about 7-30. at the west park-mobile home park. investigators have not released any identities yet. but they have confirmed one
scene, and one person was taken to the hospital. one neighbor who's lived here for 50 years, described theheire victims as an older couple and close friend. he believed they've been residents for at least 45 years. fire crews found smoke anan flames,s,howing when they arrived. but the fire never got large enough to threaten the other nearby mobile homes. that neighbor said the issues. although fire investigators are not sure if medical equipment inside had anything to do with the cause of the fire. " when we find medical grade oxygen whether that contributed to the fire or accelarted the fire we wouldt no yet. t they obviously had health problems. " investigators haveveot said yet, where the fire started inside the mobile home. they have said there is noo
the cause of this deadly fire. dave franzman live in cedar rapids, kcrg- tv9 news. environmental leaders will meet tuesday to further investigate a case of asbestos inside a cedar rapids high school. officials say asbestos was found inside washington high school. the environmental protection commission could decide to send the case to the attorney general's office for enforcement. both the cedar rapids community school district and the company it hired to clean up asbestos, abatement specialties, will be allowed to comment during that meeting. the investigation found there was uncontained asbestos inside a renovation construction area within the school. staff did not have access to it. after the discovery, the district says it cleaned the area and tested the air completed. your first alert forecast, justin, it's amazing how
we'llllave a mostly cloudy sky for a good share of window of clearing is likely toward the end of the day. it won't last long, but it'll help get our highs into the 30s. a fast-moving weather system drops by toninit, bringing a chance of a light wintry mix changing to light snow. most of that should be done by lunchtime tomorrow with only lingering flurries thereafter. accumulations look light, staying under an inch in many places. warmer weather is ahead ver the cominn days, w wth 30s tomorrow and wednesday, 40s thursday, and even 50s to finish off the week.today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 32 dbq: 30 iow: 34 as arctic air begins to move out of the country - and millions of americans try to
a new storm is moving through. abcbc elizabeth hur shows us how states from georgia to maine are preparing for rain, snow, and ice! s: this morning.. the nation's capital.. under a winter storm warning.. bracing for up to 6 inches of snow.. overnight.. more snow fell in chicago.. after a weekend of blinding white out conditions.. nats leaving highways and roadways.. littered with wreckage... nats from indiana.. to pennsylvania.. multiple pile- ups killing three and sending dozens to the hospital.. and some incredible images are emerging from the record-breaking cold.. firefigthers battling a blaze in philadelphia.. leaving this car completely frozen in ice.. in boston.. sub-zero temperatures shattering a 60-year-old record and in new york.. it washe coldest valentine's day in 100 years. nats finally.. in new hampshire.. the wicked cold led to these dramatic rescues at a ski resort.. 48 people trapped..
the ground.. sot - "it swung hard and it swung back this after two trams broke down.. eventually.. everyone was rescued safely.. after about three hours. elizabeth hur oncam close: there is some relief from this dangerous cold.. forecasters say a storm coming from the south and up the coast.. will bring warmer temperatures by midweek. eh, abc news, new york. at least 3 pepele are recovering from injuries this midday, after a nearly 30-car pile up on interstate 80 from sunday. troopers say the snow may have caused this series of crashes. the iowa state patrol says the first two crashes happened around noon yesterday at the west branch exit. just moments later, 28 more vehicles piled up nearby. the wrecks forced authorities to shut down the westbound lanes for several hours.
performance coatings will expand to dubuque -- and hire at least a dozen workers to start. r-i-e coatings is basededn eden prairie, minnesota. it provides coatings for technology, agricultural, automotive, energy and other sectors. greater dubuque development said r-i-e coatings will hire 12 to 15 employees at the start in a building at 5301 chavenelle road -- near u-s 20 and northwest arterial. meetings this friday and next month could decide the future of the dakota access pipeline. . the iowa utilities board will hold those meetings. it delayed a decision last week after holding 4 public meetings. the pipeline would take oil from north dakota and into illinois. iowa is the only state in the path that hasn't given approval. the utilities board is trying to decide whether to give the texas company the authority to force 296 landowners to sign easements. the cedar falls city council will meet tonight for the city's budget hearing.
total proposed budget starting july 1st would be $17.9 million dollars. that is slightly higher than the year before -- which was $17.6 million dollars. that means the owner of a home with an assessed valuation of $100,000 would see a 0.5% increase. or it would go up from $3.37 a year to $6.45. winning big at the box office-one movie is breaking records since it's weekend premiere. and twitter confessions. kanye west reveals a new album and an "upside down" financial situation. meteorologist justin gehrts updates our temperatures coming up in your first alert forecast. stay with tv9. meteorologist justin gehrts
[ normal voice ] or drama? [ melodramatic voice ] get up to 40 megs for $20 a month. [ normal voice ] only from centurylink. speed may not be available in your area. call now. we'll have a mostly cloudy sky for a good share of the afternoon, but a few-hour window of clearing is likely toward the end of the day. it won't last long, but it'll help get our hihis into the 30s. a fast-moving weather system drops by tonight, bringing a chance of a light wintry mix changing to light snow. most of that should be done by lunchtime tomorrow with only
flurries thereafter. accumulations look light, staying under an inch in many places. warmerr weather is ahead over the coming days, with 30s tomorrow and wednesday, 40s thursday, and even 50s to finish off the week.today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 32 dbq: 30 iow: 34 tonight: m/cloudy, mix late low: 24-30 winds: s 5-10 alo: 25 dbq: 25 iow: 28 tomorrow: chance of snow, mainly early high: 32-38 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 33 dbq: 33 iow: 36 tomorrow night: mostly cloudy low: 17-23 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 19 dbq: 19 iow: 22 wednesday: mostly y oudy high: 31 - low: 20 thursday: mostly cloudy, milder
the runway-with some new designs. a-b-c's jason nathanson takes us to new york city for fashion week. it was a big night in the big apple for rihanna. the singer made her new york debut -- not as a diva -- but as a designer. ririnna unveiled her own line of sportswear and shoes. and said she's delighted with her first try -- at a second career. sot rihanna "... i am really excited, i am just happy that everything came out, i mean, beyond my expectations ..." lionel richie was crowned person group "musiccares" in los angeles ahead of the wonder and lenny kravitz turned out for the evening of tribute s s stevie wonder: "he's got a great sense of humor." sot lenny kravitz: " ... i love being around him." lionel said he's very honored by the award -- but he's trying to keep his mood light. sot lionel richie "i am siily aa as long as i can keep that silliness going, i am alright. this is a business where if you take it too serious it will kill you ...." finally, "deadpool" was a killer athe weekend box office. starring ryan reynolds as a
racked up the richest r- rated opening ever -- an estimated 135 million dollars -- far surpassing expectations. "kung fu panda 3" was a distant second, gith an estimated 17 pont 7 million "how to be single" debuted in third place. and that's what's happenii in hollywood. i'm jaaon nathanson, abc news, los angeles. rapper kanye west should have gotten insurance from geico for his money. west tweeted out he is $53 million dollars in debt. the rapper and husband of kim kardashian made the tweet t moments b bore performing on saturday night live. west also announced a new album on twitter last week... then took it back. you can now only hear that album on streaming service tidal. it wasn't high on style points, but the hawkeyes men's basketball team got the win against minnesota last night at carver. iowa improved to
close as 2 popots late, down 66-64 before iowa hung on. peter jok scored 27 and jarrod uthoff had 24 points and 15 rebounds. iowa is ranked either 4th or 5th, depending on the poll you see. the hawkeyes are at penn state on wednesday and back home against wisconsin on the 24th. the iowa state men's basketball team is hoping for back-to-back top 25 ns when they play babaor tomorrow. the cyclones beat number 24 texas saturday - 85- 75. you can watch tuesday night's game at 8 o'clock on espn 2 and espn 3. this also comes as the uni men knocked off wichita state on sunday as the panthers have won 6 in a row... for all of the focus on battling heart disease -- how much of a role does genetics play ? -- especially compared with trying to _tay active and make smart choices for eating. a specialist with the ui heart and vascular center will guide us through genetics and heart disease... stay with tv-9. heart disease is such a common
we constantly hear the importance o& exercising and eating right. yet... what about the rolelef genetics and heart disease? dr. barry london from the university of iowa heart and vascular center joins us to talk about the role of genetics within heart disease... dr london, thank you for making time for us. if people are ncerned about heart disease, jusus how critical is it for someone to look into family history? can family ancestry help in making people more aware about the risks they could face -- especially when trying tototay active and also make smart dietary decisions... dr. london, thanks for being here.
scene. his partner 72 year old karen jacobs was sent to the hospital. follow tv9 throughout the day, as we work to get developing details in this story. firefighters are investigating how a house fire started in north english last night. it happened around 8-30 on the 400 block of west clark street. crews fought the fire for several hours. multiple news outlets are reporting a cedar rapids judge, jane kelly, as a potential supreme court nominee. she's a justice on the u-s court of appeals for the 8th circuit in cedar rapids. kelly is a harvard law graduate and a former classmate of president obama. now, one last look at this morning's weather, justin. we'll have a mostly cloudy sky or a good share of the afternoon, but a few-hour window of clearing is likely toward the end of the day. it won't last long, but it'll help get our highs into the 30s. a fast-moving weather system drops by tonight, bringing a chance of a light wintry mix changing to light
lunchtime tomorrow with only lingering flurries thereafter. accumulations look light, staying under an inch in many places. warmer weather is ahead over the coming days, with 30s tomorrow and wednesday, 40s thursday, and even 50s to finish off the week.today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 32 dbq: 30 iow: 34 tonight: m/cloudy, mix late low: 24-30 winds: s 5 510 alo: 25 dbq: 25 iow: 28 tomorrow: chaace of snow, mainly early high: 32-38 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 33 dbq: 33 iow: 36 tomorrow night: mostly cloudy w: 17-23 win:w-15 alo: dbq: 19 iow: 22wednesday: mostly cloudy high: - low: 20 thursday: mostly cloudy, milder high: 43 - low: 23 friday: chance of am rain, windy high: 53 - low: 43 saturday: partly cloudy high: 52 - low: 37 sunday: partly cloudy high: 49 - low: 32 monday: partly cloudy high: 40 -
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