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a tragic story continuing to develop here in iowa. the job -- this morning -- we're learning more about who they were on and off the job. plus... chaos erupts as a u-s senate debate features a former k-k-k leader. and the billy goat curse is dead. the cubs have won their first world series in more than a
with storm track 7 meteorologist for your complete weather stormtrack 7 weather team: areas of fog have formed this morning with visibilities dropping to less than a mile in several areas. skies cleared out, although there area a few tracking though our southernmost counties. temperatures are in the 40s to low 50s this morning... that's above normal, but 5 to 15 degrees cooler than this point yesterday morning. we is looking pretty good... i'll have that forecast for you in a few minutes. morning... we're learning more about the two iowa police officers killed while sitting in their patrol cars. sergeant tony beminio had been with the des moines police department since 2005. officer justin martin just joined the urbandale department last year. scott greene is accused of killing both officers the shootings happened within 20 minutes of each other early
chance to defend themselves. "from whait 've been told so far there was absolutely nothing started." "we had high expectations of his future and it's tragically been cut very short here." police say there's no indication anyone else was involved. the suspect turned himself in hours later. here's video of greene being taken to the hospital. officers say he wa flagged someone down and asked them to call 9-1-1. greene is no stranger to police in the des moines area. he's been arrested multiple times on various charges. most recently, he was removed from a high school football game in urbandale after - apparently - showing a confederate flag during the national anthem. greene posting this video online -- he claimed his constitutional rights were violated. also - he was charged with resisting arrest 2 years ago. two days later, he was accused of threatening to kill another
lot. outside both departments -- tributes are growing. officers are being hugged-- prayers are being said and tears are being shed. "saddened and shocked just hard to believe that urbandale iowa, that this happened, really senseless." a memorial also up at the scene where officer martin was killed in urbandale--- including a blue sign reading real heroes don't dubuque police say it was a tough day for their force. lieutenant scott baxter was shot in the line of duty seven years ago. he says what happened yesterday in central iowa hits too close to home. "it really resonates with me, defend myself. and i wish those officers that we just lost had that opportunity too, because i'm confident they would've won that battle had they been given the chance to fight it. so yeah, it hits home for all of
make officer safety a priority. people across the country reacting to the attack on the officers. attorney general loretta lynch spoke about the ambush while at an event for veterans... police officers, simply because each and every day." when tragedies like this happen... we see many people in eastern iowa reach out to show their support. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo... you can show us what we've been seeing for the past 24 hours. in times of tragedy... communities throughout eastern iowa really do come together to show their support for our
take a look at this line right here... thousands of people showed up at hurts donut company because they were selling donuts with blue lines on them. all the money made from these donuts will go to the victims in des moines and urbandale. and this isn't the only support we've seen for our men in blue. people placed flowers and ballons on a police car in olwein. many having been giving their local law enforcement food and nk live in waterloo... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. many area police departments are also showing their support.... officers are wearing bands on their badges to mourn those who were killed.. while memorials are being built for the two officers...authoriti es are warning the public to watch out for fake go-fund-me pages for
donations at the des moines police officers credit union. house speaker paul ryan and rod blum tweeted their condolences to the families of the victims. the two touring the cedar valley hospitality house in waterloo yesterday. they didn't specifically mention the shootings during their visit -- but instead -- they focused on blum's main campaign messages, like fighting poverty. in decision 2016 coverage... the latest bateg victory for hillary clinton... as both candidates hit the same battleground state today. tracie potts is in washington with the latest. "nice and cool. right, stay on point donald, stay on point. no sidetracks donald. nice and easy..." donald trump, staying on message overnight in florida: taking a page from bernie sanders playbook... telling supporters he raised 100 million dollars in small donations last month. "that sounds more like of a
carolina... where african-american turnout is down from 2012. not good news for clinton.. as she awaits results of the fbi's email investigation. she's also hoping to win arizona... a red state. "we have a real chance to turn this state blue again." her latest message: imagining a trump presidency: "imagine having a president each other instead of pulling us together." (ad nats) both candidates are out with their final t-v ads... (ad nats) now... just five days from america's final choice. clinton's now seeing trump-sized crowds: 15- thousand in arizona last
washington. today -- senator ted cruz will make his first official stops to support donald trump for president. the former presidential candidate will join trump's v-p nominee - mike pence - inar stop in michigan. former president bill clinton made his second waterloo stop in less than a month yesterday. he talked about free higher education and supporting small businesses. clinton also talked about creating jobs through infrastructure including the supply of alternative energy "if you build modern environmnetally responsible transmission lines from where the energy can best be produced to the people that need it that is infastructure.
event say they are confident the recent announcement by the f-b-i investigation into hillary clinton's private emails will not hurt her campaign. chaos at a debate between candidates for u-s senate. protesters were pepper sprayed after former k-k-k leader david duke debated in louisiana. after hours of protesting, many were confronted by police after the school allowed duke on a historically black campus... i was covered on my shirt, my arms, my face. they are pepper people." no serious injures reported. gun sales soar as the election approaches. based on f-b-i data on background checks -- sales are up across the country. gun control remains to be a contentious topic in the cmapigns. hillary clinton wants to several deadly mass shootings. donald trump opposes the ban-- arguing for fewer gun restrictions. the federal reserve is not raising the bank's key interest rate. the election believed to be one
chair janet yellen said in the past few months - the case for raising rates has gotten stronger. this morning -- an update to a story of an unlikely friendship that touched hearts across the nation. one, a young boy, the other a huppert shows us emmett and erling's final goodbye. anika rychner emmett's mother the changing of the grown up metaphors for what emmett rychner is experiencing. he won't really bring it up. video relationship between world war ii et door neighbor. i love him. .charmed a nation. did you find a worm? nope, it's a bug. but a friendship that survived a move. then erling's declining health was destined to come to going to have to wait a really long time and then we'll see him again in heaven." emmett, you amaze me. (a) this conversation recorded just
such a nice boy. (a) it felt like a goodbye. listen to your mother and dad because they're going to give you the best advice they can. remember that. okay. and he wasn't afraid to hold his hand and he wasn't afraid to hug him. erling was his friend and he was with him. hours after erling's passing brought thousands of social media condolences. there's a lot of love out there and between the two of them they really made people think about it. stories? tough lessons for one so young. told you he was fast! i'm super fast. over three years, emmett and erling showed us that losing a friend isn't as sad - as missing an opportunity to make one. i hope that one thing that love until the very end and i'm really proud of emmett for doing that. yeah, you're a good boy. thank you
"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for your forecast forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. se for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: visibilities are down to a mild or less in several areas this morning, with light fog in many others. some of stormtrack7 live weather network cameras catch that. the sun should burn that off this morning and we will keep plenty of clear skies for the next few days along with mild temperatures.... we are currently almost ten degrees above normal this morning with temps
are showing up in the northwest. winds are light and will stay light today. the cold front that brought us rain yesterday is tracking away allowing high pressure to track in. another front to the north will be pretty dry... and should stay out of the state... the clear skies and light winds will win for the next few days. highs will stay on the mild side... 50s to the 70s today with mainly 60s and 70s tomorrow acrosse area will have highs in the low to mid 60s with plenty of sunshine and light northwest winds. clear and calm tonight will lead to more areas of fog by morning. temperatures drop to around 40 before climbing back into the mid 60s for friday with lots of sunshine. more of the same on saturday and even into sunday. monday looks mainly dry, but there may be a few showers that track through, especially monday night. temps will stay around 60 for
wednesday. it's coming up on today in iowa.... out of the state... the clear skies and light winds will win for the next few days. highs will stay on the mild side... 50o midwest. our area will have highs in the low to mid 60s with plenty of sunshine and light northwest winds. clear and calm tonight will lead to more areas of fog by morning. temperatures drop to around 40 before climbing back into the mid 60s for friday with lots of sunshine. more of the 50s by wednesday. it's coming up on today in iowa....
are finally.. once again.. world champions.. the celebration started with the final out late last night. as natural sound anncr when game is over - the chicago cubs are world champions! finally... "most amazing game you could imagine." but like most everything this team does.. it wasn't easy.. (nats) a blown lead.. a rain delay.. and an extra inning.. during an intense winner take-all game seven.. between two teams. not used to winning.. nats of fans celebrating the cubs and their fans have waited 108-years for this.. more than a lifetime of frustration and futility --
stretches from cleveland.. all the way to wrigleyville.. (sot) "i was the happiest person alive that's what happened let's go cubs...lets' go!!!!!" they're no longer the "lovable losers" .. the butt of jokes .. or the answer to a trivia question .. the "curse" has been broken .. there's no more "waiting for next year" - this is the cub's year.. (ben zobrist/world series mvp1:11-1:17) "i can't believe we're finally standing after 108 years finally abe overwhelmed.. nats celebration screaming and overjoyed.. after spending more than a century in baseball purgatory.. nats celebration jay gray - nbc news - chicago next up... the cubs parade in chicago. it could be as early as tomorrow. that will surely be a spectacle.
day. subway is giving away a free sub if you buy a drink. subway will also donate a meal to 'feeding america.' the non-profit runs a network of who needs luck when you have skill? there are new arcade-style games in several atlantic city casinos that pay out real money. "awesome idea honestly, especially for us younger guys on our systems all day anyway. " "these games are unlike the traditional slot machines. they are packed with action, excitement, adventure." machines next year. it's coming up on today in iowa.... cast your vote and then turn on the tv to relax... that's what the weather channel is
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not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room while contestants, some as young as 15 were changing. standing there with no clothes. you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either.
we're following in eastern iowa. a preview of a key state senate race coming up. and next year is here. finally. cub fans all over eastern iowa celebrate late into the night as chicago wins the world series. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. words negate 108 are being heard this morning -- as the longest championship drought in american sports history is over. the cubs had not won a world series in 108 years. but they are now world series champs. check out the celebration outside wrigley field last night as the cubs beat cleveland in dramatic fashion -- 8-7 in extra innings. the crowd erupted. tens of thousands of fans pouring into the streets there. many other fans went to cleveland
we'll have much more on the thrilling game seven victory in a bit. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. eileen on camera areas of fog have formed this several areas. skies cleared out, although there area a few tracking though our southernmost counties. temperatures are in the 40s to low 50s this morning... that's above normal, but 5 to 15 degrees cooler than this point yesterday morning. we should end up with about the same highs as yesterday, though, with plenty of sunshine getting temps back into the low to mid 60s this afternoon. the weekend is looking pretty
of an iowa tragedy: two officers ambushed. police believe they know who did tragedy: two officers ambushed. police believe they know who did it -- and now they want to know why. des moines police sergeant tony beminio -- an iowa city native -- and urbandale officer justin martin were both shot dead in a surprise attack yesterday morning. they were shot as they sat in the patrol cars a few miles apart. they arrested him after nine blake mccoy has the latest on the investigation. with guns drawn -- officers canvassed the iowa neighborhood where two of their own had just been medics." police say it was 1:06am -- responding to a call of shots fired -- that they found urbandale police officer justin year on the job. 20 minutes later -- 2 miles away -- des moines sgt. tony beminio was found shot in his squad car. he died at the hospital. a husband and father. there definitely was no
to the attack. they were seated in their car and didn't have a chance to defend themselves. police moved quickly to identify 46 year-old scott michael greene as their suspect. he turned himself in hours later. greene is well known to police in the area -- posting a recent run-in with f high school football game for holding a confederate flag during the national anthem. "greene: i think i've been assaulted by you. you grabbed me. officer: i escorted you outside the stadium. greene: you grabbed me." greene lives here with his mother... who neighbors say was trying to evict him. "never thought it would come to this, that he was that unsettled (lady)." this year nationwide -- 115 officers have been killed in the
batton rouge. for those who knew these officers -- heartache. the men were just doing their job. it was senseless. a law enforcement source says greene has a history of mental health problems -- but investigators are still looking into a motive in this case. they don't believe there was any interaction at all between him and the officers. it's also unclear if either shooting was caught on a police camera. tributes and memorials are pouring in -- in honor of the two officers. flowers cover a police car at the urbandale police department. that's where officer justin martin worked. he was 24 years old. he'd been on the force since last year. never before has a law enforcement officer been killed in the line of duty the shooting in urbandale. a tarp covers the car officer martin was in. one of the people who brought flowers to the memorial in honor of officer martin says they felt
anymore. we mentioned that sergeant beminio grew up in iowa city. he was a standout athlete at iowa for the trojans, and also was an all- state lineman on the football team... "and you just kinda look and realize that he's touched a lot of lives and not just here but branching out into his law enforcement career. you can't even imagine how many lives he's touched." college in 2001. that school's wrestling team will wear blue socks to honor the officers at their meet tonight. we're seeing support for the officers families and co-workers in many different ways. here's one example. i can't even imagine this is the only way i know how to help and i want you guys to be hydrated and i want you guys to be able to go to you families
water. acts of kindness being seen across the state of iowa -- in honor of those who protect and serve. when these attacks on law enforcement happen all over our country .... we've seen so many people reach out and show their support for their officers here in eastern iowa... . kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo... us what people are doing now after the tragedy in des moines. while many of us are just starting our day.... many working in law enforcement have been up all night protecting us... they're working the third shift... the same shift as the two officers who were murdered
in law enforcement and they say this tragedy weighs heavily on everyone's minds. many people across eastern iowa have been reaching out and showing their support... just a few examples: clear creek amana middle school sent a basket of food to the johnson county sheriff's office... people gave the cedar county sheriff's office soup... another big thing you might see today are donuts with blue lines raise money for the victims in des moines and urbandale. live in waterloo... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. we've also seen several pictures of police cars in eastern ioa that have flowers and ballons placed on them by people in the community.
condolences after the shootings. he says these were "shameful acts of violence." he says the two officers embodied the most decent human instinct: to put themselves in harms way for someone else. the time now is continuing coverage this morning: a three year old has died after a hayride accident. police say the little boy was riding on a trailer with no guard rails. he slipped off, and under the tires. it happened in maryland. today, opening arguments are set to begin in the murder trial of michael slager was an officer in south carolina last year when he shot and killed an unarmed man after a traffic stop. his attorney says there's more to it than what you see in cell phone video. they filed a motion to ask the judge to block the video from being introduced as evidence. slager faces 30 years to life in decision 2016 coverage: five days from election day -- so much attention is on the presidential race. but there are critical state elections we're keeping a close eye on. one of those for senate district 30 --
county. incumbent jeff danielson up against bonnie saddler. kwwl's macleod hageman spoke with both. business owner and republican candidate bonnie sadler serves on the iowa alliance in homecare board -- says she brings a background in health care and business to the table. "i feel like i have a good want to be at home and receive the most therapies they can at home, and it's the most cost that's not the type of person iowans need... "we have to improve in iowa, and wen supports infrastructure improvements like new roads and bridges to help grow the economy. "but also, we need to work on a america but around the world, workplace, we'll be just fine." whereas sadler says the current tax code needs simplified to attract new business. "when people spend less on taxes, they have more money to spends, save and invest, it actually broadens the tax base and brings money in from
their attention on the 2016 presidential race that's just as matter to iowans within their voting for hillary clinton, but bonnie sadler says she wants definitely be voting," macleod asks, "you just don't want to share who you're voting for?" "right, no not right now." "there are those of use who would like a clinton economy again of the late 90's, and i think she's (clinton) is prepared to do that." democrats control the state senate -- barely. there are 25 democrats and 23 republicans. we've got much more to get to this morning: in ten minutes -- a century of waiting is over, but not before some heart- pounding moments. highlights from an electrifying game seven.
7 weather team. see the screen weather network cameras catch the next few days along with mild temperatures.... we are currently almost ten degrees above normal this morning with temps mainly in the 40s... some mid to upper 30s are showing up in the northwest. winds are light and will stay light today. the cold front that brought us rain yesterday is tracking away allowing high pressure to track in. another front to the north will be pretty dry... and should stay out of the state... the clear skies and light winds will win for the next few days. highs will stay on the mild
and 70s tomorrow across the midwest. our area will have highs in the low to mid 60s with plenty of sunshine and light northwest winds. clear and calm tonight will lead to more areas of fog by morning. temperatures drop to around 40 before climbing back into the mid 60s for friday with lots of sunshine. more of monday looks mainly dry, but there may be a few showers that track through, especially monday night. temps will stay around 60 for monday with upper 50s by wednesday.
you need an excuse to miss work? apparently, the cubs will go to bat for you... if you're a true-blue die hard today with mainly 60s and 70s tomorrow across the midwest. our area will have highs in the low to mid 60s with plenty ou calm tonight will lead to more areas of fog monday night. temps will stay around 60 for monday with upper 50s by wednesday. it's you need an excuse to miss work? apparently, the cubs will go to
people will be talking about for years. now it wasn't easy. it never is. the cubs tormented fans one more time... almost letting this one get away. it all started with a bang for chicago. lead-off batter dexter fowler with a home run to dead center. that the first ever lead-off home run in the seventh game of the world series. cubs on the board first. lets anthony rizzo rifles one into pitch and watch him come all the way around to score. the cubs in control five-one -- but as cub fans -- you know, it's not that simple. bottom eight, cleveland down two. here's rajai davis against the cubs closer aroldis chapman. that's right off the camera. a two-run home run, and we are tied at six. progressive field is going bananas. we head to extra innings -- and then -- a rain delay.
the cubs life. top of the tenth -- albert almora on second. he started the year playing for the iowa cubs in des moines. he will score as ben zobrist slaps one down the left field line. the cubs would add another -- and good thing they did -- because cleveland rallied again in the bottom half. it's 8-7 and here is the final out. bryant to rizzo and that's it. go figure -- a rain delay helps end a 108-year drought. i can't believe we're finally standing after 108 years finally able to hoist the trophy." ben zobrist is the world series m-v-p. a century of misery is now over.
we haven't heard of any major problems in chicago, but in iowa city a man enjoying the cubs win early this morning -- climbed a light pole -- and fell. paramedics took him to the hospital and at this point -- the fans look out for the cubs - just as the cubs look out for their fans. before game seven, the cubs tweeted a super- official excuse note for everyone. it asks for an excused absence from work, class or any other responsibility a chicago cubs' fan might have. it says - "we can not - fly the familiar with sports narratives ... well, it's kind of a big deal." next up for the cubs is the championship parade. millions of people were glued -- watching game seven last night... but there were other games going on. including this n- b-a game which produced a forgettable moment for the rockets sam dekker. the former wisconsin star is all alone on the fast break for
and dribbles the ball out of bounds. dekker and his team would have the last laugh. they blew out the knicks by 19 points. we're just days away from the presidential election, but voters in rhode island have spoken -- at least when it comes to their taste buds. a company made custom flavored presidential candidate bottled soda. hillary's liberal limeade and donald's populist punch. so far, more than 21-thousand bottles of the punch have been sold -- a little more than la there's nothing like a sibling rivarly. look at this video of twin sisters. they are learning that one is a minute older than the other. the parents of ava and alexis posted the video on youtube last week showing the conversation their mother had with them about what it means to be a twin. alexis wasn't pleased to find out her sister is one minute older than she is. she starts crying and then ava
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. in washington, 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.
now on today in iowa... two police officers killed on the job -- this morning -- we're learning more about who they were on and off the job. plus... neighbors turned close friends -- despite their age difference. this morning -- an update on their story. and fans have been waiting for 108 years for this -- the chicago cubs in a nailbiter -- but taking home the win. here's a live look at wrigley field this morning. good morning it's 6 a-m -- today