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light--that she was indeed an addict, and had detoxed on her own before a scheduled court hearing to determine custody of their children. they'll claim emily had a history of fainting spells, and that withdrawl symptoms, including the fainting, is drown. emily's official cause of death was listed as undetermined on her death certificate. the autopsy report shows a number of contusions were found on her body--the source of those contusions will be argued we've got you covered in decorah, brad hanson...kwwl news. testimony began this afternoon in the trial. the 9-1-1 dispatcher and boone police officers among the first called to testify. we're expecting some windy days ahead - but storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg says it will be nothing like last friday. from the kwwl stormtrack here is additional forecast
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or snow shower. as a low remains windy through thursday. as the storm pulls away the clouds clear thursday. the wind is light friday with the 40s into the 20s by monday light snow showers. a mental health patient is back in the hospital tonight, after police say he escaped earlier this morning by stealing an ambulance.
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room at covenant hospital around 7:30 this morning and was later. kwwl's lauren moss has been looking into this- she joins us now with the latest developments.. amanda, the search only lasted about an hour -- but it was tense. a neighborhood was on edge and a nearby school also went into lockdown... and everyone was wondering how a patient...could actually steal ambulance? police say the patient is 36 year old joshua rohner. as soon as he left the emergency room and took the ambulance by crashing through the garage..the search was on. police say he was found here walking down lind-ner drive -- just blocks away from the hospital. we spoke to a neighbor who said he saw the man trying to find an unlocked car... "i looked out the window and there was about four or five squad cars out here and they
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they were going to kill him or something." the hospital's garage also was damaged- when we were on scene earlier this afternoon it looked like a crew was working on it. the main question tonight is obviously how in the world...a patient was able to get the keys and get in the ambulance in the first place. and i asked.... but now, i want to mention rohner has not been charged with anything at this time. his father reached out to kwwl earlier this afternoon...hear what he says about this incident in the story im working on coming up at 6.. we've got you covered, lauren moss kwwl news. waterloo columbus -- which is near covenant -- went into lockdown once the school learned what was going on. that lockdown was lifted after rohner was caught. what seems to be a billing snafu...is going to cost the city of
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the public works department is asking for an extra 285-thousand dollars. most of it for street lighting. an audit shows allient energy discovered it failed to bill dubuque for all the city's street lights. city leaders say the system is complicated. "they own some lights, we own some lights, they own some poles and lights -- it's a very complicated system...so they're in the process of changing all their information." of course...the bills still must get paid! but the mix-up means the city will paid! but the mix-up means the city will have to pay 13- thousand dollars more per month starting july. the city manager says there's cushion in the budget to pay for the lights without affecting other areas. decision 2016... another test for republican politicalcandidates today - the
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the state has 30 delegates up for grabs - most of which are expected to go to trump. the battle for second place is between ted cruz and marco rubio... the caucus starts later tonight - and turnout isn't expected to be that big... four years ago 33 thousand showed up. we'll have the results tonight on the kwwl news at ten. he's proposing it again. the president wants congress to close guantanamo bay - the prison in cuba that houses those suspected of terrorists. will the president gain any traction? steve handelsman has the story from capitol hill. ron, the answer up here is still no. but the commander in obama has tried to close the u-s prison at guantanamo bay cuba "it undermines our standing in the world" u-s allies want gitmo closed. isis uses gitmo as a recruiting tool. beheading in orange like gitmo prisoner used to wear there's no need for a
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not apply... says mr obama. (sot president obama / no super needed :24-:37) "we can capture terrorists, protect the american people and - and when done right - we can try them and put them in our maximum security prisons and it works just fine." hundreds of terrorists are already held in the u-s. with no incidents. mr obama did not propose which supermax prisons might take gitmo detainees, but congress voted last year to ban all gitmo "he should know - that the bipartisan will of congress has already been expressed against that proposal. on the campaign trail today: republican ted cruz (sot sen. ted cruz / (r) presidential candidate 1:01- 1:05) "don't shut down gitmo - expand it and let's add some new terrorists there!" republican marcio rubio (sot sen. marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate 1:08- 1:11) "they're going to guantanamo and were gonna find out everything they know! " gitmo, full -------------in/out -------1:16/1:22)
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transfer. 46 face charges. 10 will never be released (===================== graphic out ======================== ==) 9/11 mastermind khalid sheikh mohammed is at gitmo and president obama that 1. 7 billion dollars could be saved over 20 years and our image nbc news, capitol hill iowa senator joni ernst is very against closing the prison - she toured the facility last year... find out what she has to say in the kwwl news at six. the university of iowa's president is meeting with students and faculty about their concerns. you're looking live at the town hall meeting hosted by new president bruce harreld. the univeristy says that university of iowa community members are encouraged to attend the
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ask questions and share their have details about those concerns - and what protestors have to say - coming up tonight at six the university of iowa is cited by the u-s department of agriculture... goat... william the goat escaped from research handlers last month...he was eventually found and taken back to the school. the reason the usda is citing the school is because of how they reported the animal's escape. this is the only citation the school has received since william escaped. coming up... as college kids get ready to tear it up on spring who travel. and... a worldwide recall of snickers and milky ways... what you should
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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 and weather information. steele, amanda goodman and chief
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--------- --------- forecast on kwwl." stormtrack 7 weather team: the pressure system to our east strengthens, the wind increases here wednesday morning and remains windy through thursday. as the storm pulls away the clouds clear thursday. the wind is light friday with highs near 40. the wind increases from the southwest and that will push warm air into
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under a mostly sunny sky. temperatures will drop sunday afternoon from the 40s into the 20s by monday morning. sunday late afternoon and night there is chance for light rain showers changing to light snow showers. the sky remains mostly cloudy tonight with a stray light rain or snow shower. as a low pressure system to our east strengthens, the wind increases remains windy through thursday. as the storm pulls
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thursday. the wind is light friday with highs near 40. the wind increases from the southwest and that will push warm air into the area with highs near 50 under a mostly sunny sky. temperatures will drop sunday afternoon from the 40s into the 20s by monday morning. sunday late afternoon and night there is chance for light rain showers changing to light snow showers. the sky remains mostly cloudy tonight with a stray light rain or snow shower. as a low pressure system to our east
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remains windy through thursday. as the storm pulls away the clouds clear thursday. the wind is light friday with area with highs near 50 under a light snow showers. coming up... should college kids heading to central america on spring break be worried about contracting the zika virus? and - what is causing the deadly problems with takata brand airbags? scientists think they've figured it out. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in amana, cedar falls, jesup and all of eastern --------- --------- --------- sprin we don't just serve any fish sandwich at culver's. we serve wild-caught, north atlantic cod.
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full of flavorful nutrients, and that comes through in the fish. this is the way we ship it to your restaurants. it's not pre-breaded. so not only do we use the highest quality cod, but we still hand-batter it the old-fashioned way. that's remarkable. and we think we get the best fish filet sandwich because of that. this is the best fish sandwich in america.
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tropical areas. but the spread of the zika virus in some popular destinations could cause problems for vacationers. kwwl's hillary maglin has the details. people in iowa are getting ready for spring break vacations - but the zika virus spread may end the fun for some. (sot. cg: heidi hannenberg/student) "that could be scary." pregnant women are being advised not to travel to central america or the carribbean. others can travel - but should take precaution. (sot. cg: hillary maglin) "with many university of iowa students iowa department of public health worries some may get the virus." students like jacob levy will be travelling to mexico as part of a class. (sot. jacob levy/student)
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the class with, you know, news people get the virus through mosquito bites. the department of public health says they're less concerned about the virus spreading in iowa - and more so about individual cases. but most students aren't worried. (sot. cg: matthew hoffman/student) "i just feel like it's not as prevalent to worry about." (sot) "i haven't heard anything about it." and travellers say they're prepared. (sot) "i bought a ton of mosquito repellant." public health says having proper vaccinations and using mosquito screens can help prevent the virus. as for levy's trip to mexico? (sot) "i'm just gonna be especially careful." we've got you covered in iowa city... hillary maglin... kwwl news. the department of public health also says, though the flu's been mild here, rates are higher in places
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as always, they suggest getting a flu shot. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... then - a 16-year- old lured to syria is rescued from isis. and... a worldwide candy recall you need to know about. --------- ---------
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--out the motive of an uber driver accused of going on a shooting spree while working. a 14-year-old girl he allegedly shot is still alive, but in very serious condition. she was shot in a cracker barrell parking lot - doctors at the hospital actually pronounced her dead... but as doctors were preparing her for organ donation - she squeezed her mother's hand. the verdict comes down for a woman who cut an unborn baby out of a woman's woman... a colorado jury determined dylen lane is guilty of seven counts of counts - including attempted first degree murder. lane lured a pregnant woman to her house with an ad on craigslist before she committed the crime. she'll be sentenced in april. a 16-year-old swedish girl is freed from isis captivity,
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experts. the girl was rescued from the isis-controled city of mosul. experts say she was lured from a city in sweden by an isis member. she's currently still in iraq -- where iraqi officials say she is being quote "provided the care afforded to her under international law." scientists now know what is causing deadly problems with airbags that prompted a massive worldwide recall. for years, investigators haven't been able to find out what the problem with takata airbags was due to multiple factors - including moisture and high humidity. those airbags have caused 10 deaths and 139 injuries worldwide. experts are expected to release their information this afternoon. check your candy - snickers, milky way minis and mars bars are getting recalled after plastic is found in the chocolate. the candy subject to recall were produced in germany... the best before date is between june 19th
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the u-s chocolate maker produces around ten-million snacks daily at its factory in western germany. here's a live look at the cedar rapids skycam. storm track seven meteoroligst mark schnackenberg has a final look at your weather next. we'll --------- --------- --------- storm track seven chief
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reporter: "so when you hear, say, one side, saying that they'd like to wait 'til "the next president is in office to appoint a justice, what do you think about that?" justice o'connor: "i don't agree. i think we need somebody there, now,"
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a final look at your forecast.
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breaking news tonight. state of emergency as tornadoes explode across the south. millions under a severe threat. fears the town could be demolished in the dark. trump towers as nevada votes tonight and can he win three in a row? and can anyone stop him.
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chicago images of the uber murderer in a gun shop hours before prosecutorses say he went on a shooting rampage. a popular sports skast e fights back after being secretly videoed in a room next door. could someone be watching you. and eating natural. millions look for on the label, but what does it really mean? amid calls for a crackdown, an answer that might surprise you. "nightly news" begins right now. >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. good evening. a violent and unseasonable weather outbreak is happening right now in the south. already several tornadoes have touched down in louisiana. the first images showing a trail of damage and destruction, and forecasters say the risk will continue overnight. at this hour tornado watches are posted across parts of three

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