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continues into the night. a light snow shower or flurries may linger into early thursday morning. snow accumulations will be 1-3" across eastern iowa. there is another chance of a light rain or snow shower friday afternoon into friday night. it be less than 1". the weekend low 50s sunday...and dry. the sky will be clear tonight and colder with temperatures ranging from 7 near decorah to by afternoon. light snow develops during the evening (after 7 pm) and waterloo man pleads guilty to murdering his girlfriend. 38 year old shaun hogan pleading guilty to second degree murder charges for the death of...
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crystal gaffney.. the crime happened back in july of 2014 in linn county. kwwl's lauren moss joins us now live in our newsroom with the latest developments..in a very interesting case, lauren. very..hogan was originally charged with first degree murder, but i spoke with an assisant county attorney today who told me he accepted a plea deal for second- degree murdern hogan admitted to assaulting and stabbing gaffney. her body was found in rural linn county, back in 2014 now before hogan was arrested he sparked an amber alert - accused of taking gaffney's three children, one of whom was his own. hogan was arrested a few days later at university avenue studios in waterloo. he was then charged with first degree murder in her death... you may remember, all of this happened in a span of just days in july of 2014. now, because he took the plea deal, hogan now faces up to 50 years in prison- and he must serve 35 years before he could be up
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we've got you covered, lauren moss kwwl news. thanks lauren- hogan's sentencing is set for may 20th in linn county. lisbon police tell us they are following up on leads today after vandals marked up multiple buildings. it happened february 21st, city officials say a large portion of the lisbon community was at the state wrestling tournament that day. as you can see here rude messages with very large letters were put on the school. police say the vandalism could be seen from highway thirty. kwwl's kristin rogers--spending time in lisbon today talking with the school principal as well as other victims, kristin? the principal tells me it was a long clean up process the next morning but a group of volunteers helped to remove the paint as quickly as possible. rude language plastered on the side of lisbon school, so big it could easily be seen from
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it's not something any principal would want to see on their buildings. (cg: ian dye/ somebody that in frusteration would damage public property like that." d and d body shop had the intials d-b-z tagged on to their nearly new garage door, which has since been scrubbed off. and hills bank and trust down the road, had a white paint dot on it. however the brunt of the damage, at the school. (cg: kristin rogers) "the principal tells me as frusterating as it is to have property damaged they used the opppertunity to make the school even better." (cg: ian dye/ secondary were gonna use this oppertunity principal dye says despite this, the moral will not be brought down at lisbon. police say they have suveillence video and they have also received some promising leads. if you know anything please call crimestoppers, that information is on our website kwwl dot com. we''ve got you covered live,kristin police say they have suveillence video and they have also received some promising leads. if you know anything please call
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on our website kwwl dot com. we''ve got you covered live,kristin rogers...kwwl news. police say they have executed a serach warrent to find whoever vandalized the community. city officials say it's believed all three locations were done by the same people or person. dog owners in one community say their beloved animals are being dog napped -- taken right from their front yards! it's leaving them on edge. kwwl's shirley descorbeth is live from the t-h media newsroom in dubuque. shirley....this is happening just over the border in grant, county wisconsin. you went there today... that's right. dog owners who live in cuba city aren't taking this lightly. i spoke to one couple who are taking extra precautions after hearing of the dog nappings. here in the small southwestern wisconsin community of cuba city -- dog owners have an warning...for anyone who dare napper, my other dog is a glock! the married couple who
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yards. "we had one member of our community that had a blue suv her dogs were in that fenced in area, and she believed that the people were watching her dogs, when she went outside to see what they were looking at...the vehicle sped off." "but police say they have no actually a dog kidnapping taking place." however -- cuba city police are still alerting the public and asking them to be aware of suspicious activity relating to dogs. and now -- dog owners living here are scared that their dogs may be next in the string of rumored dog nappings. "some of it has actually gone to the level of paranoia and people are really concerned and i understand that the dogs are like a member of the family." i also spoke with the grant county
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they say they've gotten calls of dogs missing, but there's is no indication that they've been stolen. department. they say they've gotten calls of dogs missing, but there's is no indication that they've been stolen. we've got you covered live from the t-h media newsroom in dubuque...shirley descorbeth... ...kwwl news. thank you shirley -- and now an animal rights group is offering a five thousand dollar reward for information on the shooting death of this dog -- his name is bo. he was found shot in a ditch in grant county. for more -- head over to our website -- kwwl dot com. two people are in the hospital recovering from smoke inhalation following an overnight fire. according to firefighters, it happened around two this morning in the 700 block of ninth street south-west in cedar rapids.
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two people are now at the university of a woman is dead after a farm accident inside a livestock pen. lee county sheriff's office says ruth hoskins died saturday after she and her husband tried to hook a grain wagon to a utility vehicle. when her husband was backing up, he accidentally hit the gas and hit ruth. she was taken to the hospital - she later died. a semi and train collide..sending two people to the hospital. you are looking at the clean-up- today in nashua. here's the damaged semi- it was carrying grain, which covered the railroad tracks after the accident. police think the semi driver didnt see the train coming..resulting in the train hitting the rear of the semi. the semi driver and train conductor were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. and another semi truck was sliced in half after it was hit by a train - this one in sioux city.
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railroad tracks yesterday when a train hit it - spilling the truck's cargo of dry feed. officers say there were no injuries. fire rescue teams and water to make sure the environment wasn't contaminated. an emotional morning in court, as the mother of emily fazzino, the woman found dead in her boone home four years ago, took the stand. alexander fazzino is on trial for allegedly killing emily, his wife, who is the daughter of the fareway grocery chain's board chairman. kwwl's brad hanson in decorah tonight with the latest. @bhansonkwwl) "the defense of alex fazzino breaking the mold cindy is the first witness so far that hasn't been to emily's state in the weeks and months leading up her death. they say she always had a drink in her hand, and usually had a hard time finishing sentences. but beckwith paints a much different picture--especially after emily had undergone a four day detox treatment in her home in december of
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fazzino's mother) "she felt good about herself. she was planning on enrolling in college and going into interior clothing design. and she felt relief." the defense was very critical of beckwith's in-home treatment of emily, asking many @bhansonkwwl) "the defense tried to show beckwith didn't get her treatment because she was worried about people in their community finding out. but beckwith disagreed, saying that it was emily's choice, and she was just supporting her. we've got you covered in decorah, brad planning on enrolling in college critical of beckwith's in-home (brad hanson, @bhansonkwwl) "the defense tried to show beckwith didn't get her treatment because she was worried about people in their community finding out. but beckwith disagreed, saying that it was emily's choice, and she was just supporting her. we've got you covered in decorah, brad hanson, kwwl news." testimony is expected to go through the end of the week,
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closing arguments expected on monday. influential iowa business leaders are urging state legislators to pass a bill that would expand the state's medical marijuana laws. more than 90 business leaders sent lawmakers a letter, asking them to debate and pass comprehensive medical cannabis legislation. the legislation would grant the state authority to create two growing facilities and distribute medical cannabis oil to people who need it. the popular ride service uber may be coming to iowa city. at tonight's city council meeting -- a decision could finally be made. the city has been talking with uber since last year about the possibility. college students and others in the city think it would be beneficial. city council made revisions to the area's taxi ordinance so that it could happen. (simon andrew/city manager assistant) "tonight's ordinance would require that the business itself, the ride sharing business be licensed with the city, but remove the requirements for
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with the city." the meeting begins tonight at seven. breaking decision 2016 coverage now... projected super tuesday results are in for virginia, vermont and georgia. in georgia - hillary clinton is the projected winner on the democratic side donald trump is the projected winner on the republican side. in virginia - hillary clinton also the projected winner... not as clear for the g-o-p, at this point it is too close to call between rubio and donald trump. in vermont, no surprise here bernie sanders is the projected winner. for republicans it is too early to call, but it comes down to john kasich coming up on kwwl, iowa's rough weather is putting a damper on golfers
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and - today marks one year since the state's gas tax took effect - stay tune to find out where "now your storm track 7
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from the kwwl stormtrackthe sky will be clear tonight and colder with temperatures ranging from 7 near decorah to 16 in washington. a sunny sky wednesday morning becomes cloudy by afternoon. light snow develops during the evening (after 7 pm) and continues into the night. a light snow shower or flurries morning. snow accumulations will be 1-3" across eastern iowa. there is another chance of a light rain or snow shower friday afternoon into friday night. it doesn't look like much accumulation can be expected with this. if there is, it would be less than 1". the weekend low 50s sunday...and dry. the sky will be clear tonight and colder with temperatures ranging from 7 near decorah to 16 in washington. a sunny sky wednesday morning becomes the night. a light snow shower or flurries may linger into early thursday morning. snow accumulations will be 1-3" across eastern iowa. there is another chance of a
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afternoon into friday night. it doesn't look like much accumulation can be expected with this. if there is, it would be less than 1". the weekend turns warmer with highs in the 40s saturday and low 50s sunday...and dry.the sky will be clear tonight and colder with temperatures ranging from 7 near decorah to 16 in washington. a sunny sky (after 7 pm) and continues into the night. a light snow shower or flurries may linger into early thursday morning. snow accumulations will be 1-3" across eastern iowa. there is another chance of a light rain or snow shower friday afternoon into friday night. it doesn't look like much accumulation can be expected with this. if there is, it would be less than 1". the weekend low 50s sunday...and dry.the sky will be clear tonight and colder with temperatures ranging from 7 near decorah to 16 in washington. a sunny sky wednesday morning becomes cloudy by afternoon. light snow develops during the evening (after 7 pm) and continues into the night. a light snow shower or flurries may linger into early thursday morning. snow accumulations will be 1-3" across eastern iowa. there is another chance of a light rain or snow shower friday afternoon into friday night. it doesn't look like much accumulation can be expected
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highs in the 40s saturday and low 50s sunday...and dry. the sky will be clear tonight and colder with temperatures ranging from 7 near decorah to 16 in washington. a sunny sky wednesday morning becomes cloudy by afternoon. light snow develops during the evening (after 7 pm) and continues into the night. a light snow shower or flurries may linger into early thursday morning. snow accumulations will be 1-3" across eastern iowa. there is another chance of a light rain or snow shower friday afternoon into friday night. it doesn't look like much accumulation can be expected with this. if there is, it would be less than 1". the weekend turns warmer with highs in the 40s saturday and and colder with temperatures ranging from 7 near decorah to 16 in washington. a sunny sky wednesday morning becomes cloudy by afternoon. light snow develops during the evening (after 7 pm) and continues into the night. a light snow shower or flurries may linger into early thursday morning. snow accumulations will be 1-3" across eastern iowa. there is another chance of a light rain or snow shower friday
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and then..we get snow. take a look at this: yesterday, golfers out on the green -- nearly 45 of them came out for the earliest opening yet. and today, same golf course... but a much different story. this is at the irv warren memorial golf course in waterloo. no golfers today ...but we're told yesterday's weather made up for all this snow.. after all, this is iowa. today marks exactly one year since iowa's gas tax increase took effect. many people haven't given it much thought because prices have been so low. the ten-cent tax hike kicked in march first of last year after lawmakers approved it. it was expected to bring in about 215 million dollars a year to help fix roads and bridges across the state. the dot predicted black hawk county would get about 845-thousand dollars. the county engineer says one
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improving gravel roads. they're also looking to bank a lot of the money for future projects. coming up... we preview senior night for the iowa hawkeyes... and another iowa native had a native had a special senior
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moines. eastern iowa schools in class two-a and three-a take the floor at wells fargo arena. kwwl's zach grant has an eye on the action today and he brings us up to speed. rick take pkg zach grant: hey thanks rick quarterfinals with undefeated quarter regals cammy verducci drains a three from the corner regina took a 36-25 lead into the half
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kennedy brown up ahead to sarah it as close to five at one point... here is three of cromptons game high 27 and the regals move on they win 59-47 sot regina head coach matt bolger: "i came into the locker room after the game and i was like are you guys even happy you won?? and theyre like were not satifsifed yet and i love that mentality and these guys have that and they've had it since day one." onto class 3a mount vernon draws number one pocahontas area indians mustangs down 9-0 to start but one got out of hand quickly and mount vernon fall big time 83- 43 later on in class three a center point urbana taking on the mid-praire hawks cpu came out of the gate hot knocking down three pointers first it was olivia brecht off the wing and then allision wooldridge her turn she
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corner... but cpu trialed by 3 at the break fast forward to the 4th quarter thats alex rath she had out great move from arika wooldridge... gave cpu a 5 point lead with just 30 seconds left and they would close out winning 48-43 sot arika wooldridge cpu senior 18 points "i think that my teammates were making the right passes at the right time and everyone was just getting the shots that they grant kwwl news tonight---16th ranked iowa's game against number 12 indiana is a sell-out at carver hawkeye arena. this seventh sellout of the season for the hawks who say goodbye to seven seniors. iowa will also try to snap a season high three game losing streak i the game that tips off at 8 oclock..
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carolina--an iowa native said goodbye to the tar heels. former linn-mar star marcus paige. he thanks the man who brought him to tobbacco road. roy williams pa announcer " from marion, iowa , senior guard always told me, i believe in you you just believed in me and i can't thank you enough for that. that allowed me to be a confident person in myself and helped me grow as a person." powerful words of endearment from
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from sony pictures studios, it's america's game! wheel... of... fortune! ladies and gentlemen,
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pat sajak and vanna white! [ cheers and applause ] [ laughs ] hi. thank you, jim. thank you very much. welcome. goodbye. be careful. hi, everybody. how you doing? we have to... we have to kill a little time. vanna can't walk fast or she'll fall on her feathers. [ laughter ] uh, get ready. we'll do a "toss up" here. this one is worth $1,000. she's in place. "what are you doing?" is the category. here we go. [ bell chimes ] penny. taking...a great bite. uh, no. [ bell chimes ] adrian. having a great time. yeah. [ cheers and applause ]

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