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harp --- who lived on university avenue -- tried crossing university just east of the intersection with cedar heights. investigators say she walked across right in front of a car before being hit. police say the car had just passed through the intersection on a green light before it happened. she was rushed to the hospital where -- as ally said we just learned -- she passed away. we spoke with cedar falls police. they say they're not aware of any surveillance video in the area... but say they have a witness who saw everything. we've got you covered.... live in the newsroom....amanda gilbert...kwwl news. police say they're still investigating, but say they do not expect to ticket the driver or file any charges in this case. let's go to storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel now for your first forecast. it's another cool and
breezy day here across eastern iowa. some of us saw our first flakes of snow last night. luckily no snow in the forecast today, but there are areas of light rain. more on that in a moment. here are the current temperatures right now are only in the 40s, and will not warm up too much as we go throughout the day. the wind is out of the west northwest, generally between 10 and 20 miles per hour, with gusts even higher than that. so it's making it feel a little cooler. here's the storm track 7 live doppler radar, showing we are tracking some areas of light rain and drizzle in parts of northeastern iowa. this is generally very light precipitation, and it isn't expected to last very long. you can see the wet roadways on our storm track 7 live weather network. there's a better chance of rain that could affect trick or treating. details coming up. new at noon... wheaton franciscan healthcare facilities in waterloo, cedar
joining the mercy health network.... covenant medical center in waterloo, sartori memorial hospital in cedar falls and mercy hospital of franciscan sisters in oelwein are the facilities involved in the proposed transfer. final negotiations are expected to take place in the first quarter of 20-16... now a kwwl follow-up today... as we've learned the cause of death for a woman found dead in benton county over the weekend. autopsy results show the woman found dead in a driveway was stabbed multiple times and strangled to death. her death is being ruled a homicide. dubuque police are investigating a shooting which sent a man to the hospital. phillip wilson was shot in the leg yesterday morning -- but police say he's not being cooperative. this all happened at an apartment complex in the 400 block of angella street yesterday morning. (lisa hagen, key apartments property manager) "our tenants need to have a safe and secure place to live. i have children that live here, children at my be our number one priority."
decision 20-16 coverage... the republican presidential hopefuls went head to head -- but seemed to come together on at least one issue.... as they didn't love the questioning during last night's debate... the consensus today seems to be it was a better night for a few candidates who were looking for tracie potts tells us what else we're learning about the g-o-p debate. donald trump's slipping poll numbers opened the door for "he said 'oh i'm never going to attack' but then his poll rubio got into it over rubio's missed senate votes: "you should be showing up to work. i mean literally, the attacking me is going to help you." this morning... rubio refused to resign as bush suggested and steered clear of attacking the governor... "i'm not going to talk bad about governor bush, my campaign is not about him." the most consistent attack... and strongest audience reaction... questioned the moderators: "let's be honest: is this the
"that's not a very nice question." "why not talk about issues people care about?" "we have isis and al qaeda attack us and we're talking fantasy football?" dr. ben carson told us afterward he thought this debate was light on the issues. the audience didn't like some of his questions either: see, they know." here's how chris christie described it this morning... "the questions were biased, but on top of that, they didn't do their job of controlling the debate either and it became somewhat of a free-for-all." cnbc's economy debate covered tax reform.. medicare.. social security and the current fight in washington over spending and raising the debt limit: "this is the unholy alliance people need to know about." besides the media, the republicans most consistent target: hillary clinton. there was also a bit of back and forth last night about flat tax plans -- some of the candidates' plans trying to crunch the numbers on the spot to see if they'll work for taxpayers. plus, cnbc this morning saying that their moderators and
the criticism from the candidates running for president need to be able to answer tough questions... tracie potts, nbc news washington. the republican national committee chairman says he felt the debate had too many "gotcha" questions. today a few of the candidates head to washington to vote on a budget deal... the house passed a deal yesterday which will prevent an unprecedented government default... the bill now heads to the senate -- where kentucky senator rand paul is threatening to fillibuster. the house passing the deal just before paul ryan becomes the next speaker... who surprisingly voted in favor of the deal after speaking out against it... the house voted the wisconsin representative in as its new speaker this morning. ryan was hesitant at first to run for the position, but said he would run with unified support from the house republicans... former speaker john boehner is
a big bump for ethanol today... as states are getting money to install more ethanol gas pumps. the u-s department of agriculture is spending 100-million dollars to install nearly five- thousand new pumps. iowa is getting about five million dollars. but as the country's top corn-producing state, we could see benefits from more states having these pumps which allow for higher blends of ethanol. the topic came up in last night's debate... well, first of all, i was wrong about taking the oil subsidy. i policy is to get rid of all government subsidies new jersey governor chris christie also weighed in -- he says he wants states to work with the private sector to make energy coming up... much of eastern iowa anticipating the outdoor wrestling match at kinnick next month... but the back-up plan won't please many... and later... halloween is nearly upon us... a few last-minute costume safety
weather information. here is additional forecast is a chance for some light rain showers or drizzle. later tonight, we will see a decrease friday. temperatures will also be slightly warmer. current temperatures are chilly. we are currently in the 40s across eastern iowa. the chilly. the storm track 7 live weather network is showing mostly overcast conditions across eastern iowa. some areas are seeing a bit of drizzle, but overall it's just cloudy, breezy, and cool. here's the storm track 7 live doppler radar shows the small area of light rain and drizzle in parts of northeastern iowa. here's a
tracks to the southeast. this is very light precipitation, and we will keep this chance into the early strong area of low pressure well off to our northeast, and we will get some nice weather for friday, ahead of our chance for meantime we will just deal with cloudy conditions. here's futuretrack through the afternoon hours, showing a mainly overcast sky with just a few areas of light rain or drizzle. by later this evening, we will start to see the clouds break up. it could be in time just for sunset, but we will mainly see those clouds break up as we go throughout the overnight hours. temperatures will be chilly. as we go throughout the day friday, we will notice the sun come out at times. we'll call it partly cloudy. we'll see an increase in the clouds ahead of our
next storm system that tracks in on friday night and saturday. speaking of rain. we still could use a little bit. the latest drought monitor was released this morning, showing an abnormally dry to moderate drought for both southeastern and northeastern iowa. however, this does not include the rain we saw on tuesday. so there is a slight improvement, and we will improve even more with our rain chances on friday night and saturday. here's the storm track 7 forecast for today. we'll have highs in the 40s with overcast skies and the chance for a few light showers. it will be breezy with winds out of the west northwest from 10 to 20 miles per hour. tonight, we dip down to the 30s with partly cloudy skies. the wind also calms down quite a bit.
here's a preview of your trick or treat forecast. rain will be coming to an end as trick or treaters head out saturday evening. have the umbrella handy just in case. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. we warm to near seasonable levels on friday, then we track the chance for rain in on the weekend. don't forget to turn our clocks back saturday end. 60s return by the end of the weekend. two days away from halloween and today -- some pumpkins covered in
snow in parts of the midwest. this is video out of wisconsin. it didn't add up to much in most state -- and here in iowa. coming up.... the grapple on the gridiron is coming up next month for the iowa hawkeyes wrestling team... but the backup plan for the event could leave many out in the cold... and... four iowa school districts getting attention for leading the way in stem education. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in fillmore, worthington, walker and all of eastern iowa...
evewrestling meet at kinnick next month -- but it's possible weather could interfere... 30-thousand people already have tickets for grapple on the gridiron. the university is looking to break the record for biggest crowd at a college wrestling match. but if the weather is bad, the match will move to carver-hawkeye arena...meaning not all ticketholders could attend... the match is scheduled for november 14th, followed by a football game against minnesota that night... four iowa school districts are being recognized by the state toddy for leading the way in stem eduation. the charles city...new hampton...osage...an d rudd-rockford- marble rock districts are receiving a grant of 25-thousand dollars. the districts plan to use the money to help connect businesses to schools, furthering science, technolody, engineering and math education. coming up.... a country famous for children policies now allowing families to get a little larger... we'll have the details at 12:30... and up next... a few costume safety tricks to make the most of the treats on
just two if you think we can grow our economy while ignoring climate change, think again. america's most innovative companies are already moving to clean energy using existing technology to improve their bottom line. now we need a plan to help businesses and families across america to save money on electricity and create millions of new jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030. so, what are we waiting for? to collect candy is one of the
best things about being a kid... but erika edwards tells us today that it's important to make sure costumes don't get in the way of storm troopers haven't always been known as the brightest stars in the galaxy... where they were going! "i can't see a thing in this d-i-y websites are full of instructions on making storm trooper halloween masks for kids... "all you need are some milk cartons... a sharpie... maybe a glue gun... and 800 easy steps it's not wort safe kids worldwide says that translates into a scary annual rise in kids killed in car accidents. "on halloween night, we see the number of fatalities actually double compared to any other night of the year." drivers may not be able to see kids... especially if
they're wearing costumes like this one called "the invisible kid." it's a body suit that completely covers a child in black cloth... making them blend into the night. the consumer product safety commission suggests giving glow sticks to kids in darker costumes. "and also, line the costumes with something like reflective tape - the costumes or the trick all... and anyway ... little storm troopers can be cuter without masks. erika edwards, nbc news. if you'd also like to see when trick-or- treating is happening in your town this weekend... all you need to do is head over to our site - k-w-w-l dot com. when you get to our home page just scroll down and click on the 2015 trick-or-treat times in the featured reports. there you will find the exact times and date for trick- or-treating in towns throughout eastern iowa. coming up on kwwl, the mister food test kitchen....
called the "drop biscuit". one you how easy. all we do is mix together some biscuit baking mix with a bit of shredded cheddar cheese. ok, now we sort of make a well in the stir this until it comes together, forming a nice soft dough. you want to make sure you don't over mix it, want to that'll make your biscuits tough. now we drop spoonfuls of this onto a baking sheet and pop them into the oven. while they bake, we mix some melted butter with a few seasonings like garlic powder and chopped parsley. once these
come out of the oven, we'll brush them with our butter mixture and done. and if you want, you can even lighten these up by using a low-fat baking mix, a lighter cheese and even a lighter milk and they'll still be amazing. with halloween just a few days away, why not make a batch of these to go online and get the recipe for our easy "cheddar drop biscuits," so you'll never be more than 15 minutes away from a hot batch coming out of the oven. i'm moward in the mr. food test kitchen, where every day we're looking for (bite) oh my gosh . "ooh it's so good!!" "you're watching kwwl, we've got ou covered. this is the
turns into a dangerous discovery... the details up ahead... also... the kansas city royals now in control of the world series... and one super-fan was surely and up first... china changes course on a famous family policy... how some chinese families could soon become larger. welcome back to the news at noon.. i'm ally crutcher let's go to storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel now for your first forecast. it's another cool and iowa. some of us saw our first flakes of snow on that in a moment. here are the current temperatures right now are only in the 40s, wind is out of the west northwest, generally between 10
gusts even higher than that. so it's making it feel a little doppler radar, showing we are tracking some areas of light rain and drizzle in parts of northeastern tracking some areas of light precipitation, and it isn't expected to last very long. you can see the wet roadways on our storm track 7 live weather network. there's a better chance of rain that could affect trick or treating. details coming up. big international news today... as china has decided to loosen
restrictions... and will now allow all couples to have two children. the old policy famously allowed for just one child per family... the announcement comes as the country's central leadership meets to discuss a development plan for the years 20-16 to 20-20 this week.... currently... one in ten chinese citizens is 65 or older... the one-child policy had been eased recently... as china was allowing couples in which the mother or father was an only child to have two children since january of last a u-s military surveillance blimp is on the ground today -- after quite an unusual ride. it broke loose in maryland and floated for hours yesterday. the blimp's tether line knocked down power lines and left thousands of people without power. "so this is a part of a new missiles. fast flying, low flying cruise missiles probably from russian aircraft."
it's still unclear today as to why -- or how -- it broke loose. continuing coverage now --- as the first of three minimum wage increases in johnson county goes into effect sunday. it's the first county to have a higher minimum wage than the state -- going up to 8-20 an for the hike. some say they may need to raise prices, while others are board of supervisor stands by their decision. (cg: terrence neuzil/ johnson county supervisor) "if there's an oportunity and a way well we just took it." cities were able to opt out of tthe ordinance. swisher, shueyville, solon and oxford have already decided to keep their minimum wage at the state's level. a manhunt stretches into its fifth day today... authorities in tennessee are searching for men they say fired one of the men as been on the run since saturday -- when he allegedly shot a tennessee officer -- and then
fired at a kentucky trooper who tried to stop him. "these men are extremely dangerous. they have no intentions except to hurt someone to get away... and they have proved that at least 3 times by shooting at law enforcement officers 3 times. so this is not a joke. this is extremely serious." schools in one county in kentucky have been closed all week during the manhunt. late last night, two people were arrested in connection with the search -- but they're still looking for the main suspect in the case. that man has been convicted of attempted murder. today -- the deputy caught on tape flipping a student out of her desk -- is out of a job. south carolina deputy ben fields was fired after this video came out earlier this week. police say the student was being disruptive when fields was called to get her out the classroom. he was fired for not following the right procedures. meanwhile... an arrested california deputy escapes from custody. he was arrested for allegedly waving a gun at kids while on
he was arrested once again when authorities found guns, drugs, and possible explosive material in his vehicle. but he managed to escape from the squad car... "he does have a law enforcement mindset... so that may give him an advantage. he also has firearms training. we know that. so that may give him somewhat of an advantage." the deputy has been on paid leave from the department since october of last year.. hundreds of people are rescued after a boat overturns. the boat capsized on its way from turkey to greece. migrants and refugees went into the water. at least three people died. oohers clung to life preservers -- as they were rescued. a boy finds a teddy bear on the playground -- and it's stuffed with needles which test positive for meth. it happened in nevada. the seven-year- old was pricked by one of the needles after pulling the bear out of a trash can in the playground area... he was taken to the emergency room as a precaution... alcohol
containers were also found at the scene... changing gears a bit... kansas city continues to be a royal pain for the mets in the world series... last night -- game two of the world series. johnny cueto fired a two- hitter as the royals routed new york seven to one. it's the first world series complete game from an american league pitcher since minnesota's jack morris in 1991. the royals now lead the world series two games to none as the series shifts to new york city.... game three will be played tomorrow night. meanwhile... one royals fan is taking world series fever to a new level. this man got a tattoo of pitcher johnny cueto on sunday... two days after the royals advanced to the world series. he says he was a cueto fan long before he joined the royals. his timing is certainly good: cueto's performance last night was the best for a royals starting pitcher in the postseason in 30 years. as with many high-demand events.... there are many websites offering deals and tickets to next summer's olympics... when two sisters booked a trip of a lifetime to the 2016 games, they were thrilled.
lynda baquero shows us what happened next. patricia moon and her sister deborah bought everything they could find in red, white and blue to show their american pride at the olympics opening ceremony in rio next year. "it's been on my bucket list to go to an olympics and i thought what a better place to go than dollars for four tickets to the ceremony. then arranged for a place to stay pool that we figure well we rental home? was booked, patricia and her sister expressed concerns about their opening ceremony tickets, which they bought on a separate site. "he said if you want your tickets guaranteed today, you have to send us a wire transfer. and that's when i really got scared and all the red flags came up." been sold out for some time. so they canceled their credit card... and then tried to get a refund
for their lodging. their olympic dreams-- dashed! "so i called tripadvisor and they were very sorry to hear us using tripadvisor. after crying for two days, i said okay now we're gonna plan for the next one. bejing here we come." scams are widespread when it comes to tickets for in-demand events... now for anything olympics related... start with the official i-o-c -- or international olympic committee -- website to make sure it's authorized. coming up ... a daring rescue of a driver trapped in in her car and surrounded by flood water... and stormtrack seven meteorologist kyle kiel will be back with your storm track seven
"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack here is additional forecast meteorologist kyle kiil. as we go through the afternoon, it will be breezy, cool and there see a decrease in clouds with partly cloudy skies, and that will be the same as we head into the day on current temperatures are chilly. we are cuurently in the 40s across eaatern iowa. the winds are also pretty blustery out of the west hour. that is making it feel much cooler, in the 30s when you weather network is showing mostly overcast conditions across eastern iowa. some areas are seeing a bit of drizzle, but overall it's just cloudy, breezy, and cool. here's the storm track 7 live doppler radar shows the small area of light rain and drizzle in parts
iowa. here's a closer look at the rain as it tracks to the southeast. this is very light precipitation, and we will keep this chance into the early afternoon hours. a wider view shows that strong area of low pressure well off to our northeast, and we have high pressure building in for the end of the work week. so it looks like we will get some nice weather for friday, ahead of our chance for rain as we head late friday night into saturday. in the meantime we will just deal with cudy nditions. here's futuretrack through the afternoon hours, showing a mainly overcast sky with just a few areas of light rain or drizzle. by later this evening, we will start to see the clouds break up. it could be in time just for sunset, but we will
clouds break up as we go throughout the overnight hours. temperatures will be chilly. as we go throughout the day friday, we will notice the sun come o o at times. we'll call it partly cloudy. we'll see an increase in the clouds ahead of our next storm system that tracks in on friday night and saturday. speaking of rain. we still could use a little bit. the latest drought monitor was released this morning, showing an abnormally dry to moderate drought for both southeastern and northeastern iowa. however, this does not include the rain we saw on tuesday. so there is a slight improvement, and we will improve even more with our rain chances on friday night and saturday. here's the storm track 7 forecast for today. we'll have highs in the 40s with overcast skies and thh chance for
few light ssowers. it will be breezy with winds out of the west northwest from 10 to 20 miles per hour. tonight, we dip down to the 30s with partly cloudy skies. the wiwid also calms own quite a bit. here's a preview of your trick or treat forecast. rain will be coming to an end as trick or treaters head out saturday evening. have the umbrella handy just in case. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. we warm to near seasonable levels on friday, then we track the chance for r rin in on the weekend. don't forget to turn our clocks back saturday night into sunday morning as more weathehe here... in florida -- rain is causing concerns.... firefigthers rescuing a driver
after driving into the flood water... "we had to improvise. we had for our own safety. we made sure we had anchor points... people on the outside to ke sure no one drifted off. the driver told firefigthers she was not familiar with the area she went to the hospital with minor injuries. coming up ... taylor swift is locked in a legal battle with a radio host... the latest on the saga is coming up in today's hollywood minute... 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.
the final farmer's markseason. as always, the farmer's market takes place at the riverloop expo plaza along 3rd street in waterloo. support hard-working local farmers and vendors, and come see the array of fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, crafts and much more. the market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on saturday. the final farmer's market of the season is coming up this
downtown waterloo farmer's market. joining us today on the news at noon is mark litteaur, of the downtown waterloo farmer's market to speak about the final market session of the seasonon as always, thh farmer's market takes place at the riverloop expo plaza along 3rd street in waterloo. support hard-working local farmers and vendors, and come see the array of fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, crafts and much more. the market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on saturday.
season is coming up this saturday, october 31 for the downtown waterloo farmer's market. joining us today on the news at noon is mark litteaur, of the downtown waterloo farmer's market to speak about the final market session of the season. as always, the fafamer's market takes place at the riverloop expo plaza along 3rd street in waterloo. support hard-working local farmers and vendors, and come see the array of fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, crafts and much more. the market will jeb bush was a very strong governor, probably the strongest governor in the history of the state of florida. he was a young guy
and i think there we some folks in the legislature that thought they might be able to run over him. that didn't happen. one tax cut wasn't enough- he had to do more. it wasn't enough to have 15,000 kids with schchl choice in florida, he wanted to have 100,000 kids. if he didn't like a project, it was going to be vetoed. it didn't matter if you were a republican. it didn't matter if you were his best friend. he said: 'this is where we're going, this is how we're going to reform state government...' every politiciananomes in talking about making change, and generally there's not much change. but governor bush made a lot of changes. he got the nickname veto corleone. if he saw someing in the budge that he thought viviated his conservative principles, you could guarantee it was gonna get whacked. he vetoed a bunch of my stuff and i was the senate president. the message to washington, d.c., is 'get ready...' becacae there will be change.
bond breaking records in the u.k... and lebron is taking his talents.. to a new show.. mary moloney has more in today's hollywood minute... don't ss with t-swift. lass month -- a radado host filed a lawsuit claiming hee touch swift -- but his boss did. wednesday -- the popstar responded and filed her own suit saying she knows the host assaulted her. swift wants a jury to decde who's in the wrong. and says if she winssny money -- she will donate it to charities protecting other women from similar sexual assaults. the new james bond
flick "spectre" is breakinbox office records oversias. it brought in the most ney out of any film releasedd in the u-k on a tuesday -- making more than nine million dollars. "spectre" opens in the states on november 6th. he's got game.. and now a game show... lebron james will launch a new show called "the wall." teams will have to answer a question as they try their luck with games to win big money. the show will air on nbc. r hollywood minute, i'm mary moloney. if you're an adult with type 2 diabetes and your a1c is not at goal with certain diabetes pills or daily insulin, yoyr doctor may be talking about adding medication to help lower your a1c. ask your doctor if adding once-a-week tanzeum is right for you. once-a-week tanzeum is an injectable prescription medicine that may improve " blood sugar
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guinness world record this week by breaking 92 green coconuts with his elbow in under minute. this happening ininindia... he broke his own record... by breaking 92 green coconuts with his elbow in under a minute.... the man sid he wanted to get to 130... but was still proud of his achievement... here's the orm track 7 day forecast. we warm to near seasonable levels on friday,