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two iowa police officers are dead and a suspect is in custody tonight -- after an early- morning ambush of the officers as they sat in their patrol cars while on duty. i'm ron steele. and i'm amanda goodman -- the first of two attacks happened at one- that's when an urbandale officer was found fatally shot near urbandale high school. about 20 minutes later -- and two miles away -- a des moines officer was also found dead in his patrol car from a gunshot wound in des moines. around nine-15 this morning -- the suspect turning himself in without incident when he flagged an officer down as he walked along a rural road in redfield. his name is scott greene. urbandale police say the
served jail time. the victims -- urbandale officer justin martin and sergeant tony beminio -- of the des moines police department. the murders--shocking the two communities-- who have been showing their support of both the urbandale and des moines police departments all day-- kwwl's kristin rogers in des moines today---she joins us live--kristin? you mentioned the support-- here and seeinig the number of people bringing the officers--water, snacks or dropping flowers off at one of the memorials-- the somberness of the community-- is easy to feel--and its easy to see. these scenes--an officers worst nightmere-- hitting the communities of urbandale and des moines of this like happening in our country lately but i didn't ever realize it would happen like in our community." the scene where officer martin was killed--sits
now a memorial is in it's place-- including a sign reading real heroes don't wear capes. at the urbandale police department--flowers are being dropped off by the dozens-- and officers are being thanked-- ellie clausen/ johnston 36-42 "just tragic because it was like the police officers the people who are supposed to be keeping us safe." the deaths--hard to comprehend. liz lee/ urbandale 47-55 "saddened and shocked just hard to believe that urbandale iowa, that this happened, really senseless." the des moines police department-- beminio-- it's being flooded with flowers-- officers--praying after losing one of their own-- the urbandale fire department stopping by-- bringing flowers from one hurt community--to another. devestation-- a word to describe the loss of two
one thing that is easy to see here is the community support. i'm told--they are tight knit-- and will lean on eachother to get through this most horrific time. in des moines--kristin rogers--news 7...kwwl greene had previous run-ins with police in and around des moines -- including an encounter the suspect captured on video after he was asked to leave a high sir, we're asking you to leave have i committed a crime we're asking you to leave been recorded sir you're on private property, you're on school property you're causing a disturbance in the stands this video coming from greene's youtube account -- police say he was waving a confederate flag during the national anthem and towards other people who are minorities at the game. greene's
resisting arrest charge in 20-14 after officers tried patting him down for a weapon. he was accused of threatening to kill another man after a fight in a parking lot that year. police departments across the country taking time to honor these two fallen officers. but right here- local officers are feeling the tragedy hitting too close to home. kwwl's elizabeth amanieh is live at the waterloo police department. elizabeth. even in light of tragedy-you today to show their support for not only those two that they lost. but for the job they do-every day. everywhere you look-there are reminders of support. flags at half staff right outside the black hawk county sheriffs office in memory of their brothers. waterloo police officers wearing mourning bands on their badges. and small gestures like a box of cupcakes-with a big message-we
family, and we recognize when one suffers, we all suffer. we recognize that because of the job we have to do, how tight nit this organization has to be." making the best effort to stay strong. sheriff tony thompson telling me the magnitude this tragedy has on their already difficult job-is far too much to comprehend. live in waterloo, elizabeth chief trelka says he plans on sending several waterloo officers to the funerals for the fallen officer. we're learning more about the officers, the victims of today's senseless shootings. both killed while just sitting in their police cars. kwwl's nikki newbrough live in the studio with more. nikki? the urbandale and des moines police departments are trying to figure out how to move forward without two of their officers. these
sergent tony beminio has been with the des moines police department for 11 years. he was 39 years old. people with the des moines police department say he was a good police officer and a family man he leaves behind a wife, two sons, and a daughter. officer justin martin was only 24 years old and leaves behind his parents. he had been with the urbandale police department for only a year. both officers were loved by a fmaily member that's only way jsut as if you lost someone close to you these were our friends, our coworkers... during that news conference this morning, both departments saying
there were any warnings or fear that anything was wrong last night before the shootings. live in the studio nikki newbrough news seven kwwl. an outpouring of support are coming in from iowa's leaders following the tragedy. governor terry branstad releasing a statement, reading in part quote: "earlier this morning, like iowans across our state, i woke to the tragic news of the horrific murders of sargeant beminio and officer martin. i struggle to fully express the sorrow and sadness i feel for the departments, and their communities. the thoughts and prayers of chris and i go out to the families of these officers and to those who served beside them." president obama also releasing a statement this afternoon. the statement reads, in part, quote: "as we once again mourn american police officers lost in the line of duty, we must also renew the call to match that same sense of service, that same devotion within our own lives and our own communities.
know well. that's what i've experienced every time i've visited urbandale and des moines - good, big- hearted people who look out for each other and are willing to come together across our differences. that's the spirit we all must summon now not only to heal, but to honor the service of sergeant beminio, officer martin, and all the men and women who wear the blue." more statements are posted online at kwwl dot com. we've also posted breaking details of the ambush on our social media pages throughout the day. when our facebook page a 'like' you can also share pictures or video when you witness news happening in your area. republican house speaker paul ryan in eastern iowa today with congressman rod blum. the two touring the cedar valley hospitality house in waterloo - quiet about today's news out of des moines. kwwl's lauren moss was there- she joins us now with more. ryan and blum did not specifically mention today's tragedy in person-- but they both tweeted messages
police officer today, take a moment to thank them. they need to know they're in our hearts and prayers. while, blum tweeted his condolences to the families of the victims. but while in waterloo- the two did not mention the shootings at all- instead they focused on blum's main campaign messages, like fighting poverty. police officers and deputies were on scene, standing outside.. many had mourning bands on their badges. lauren moss news 7 kwwl today's tragedy -- also altering the path of other political campaig passing through the state today. coming up on kwwl -- a former president returning to the area as he hopes to return to the white house -- in a different role. we'll hear from him up next. and -- an inside look at an eastern iowa race with a seat in the state senate on the line next week. and... here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar.... chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg will have your full forecast, coming up. "this is kwwl news at six. with ron steele, amanda goodman, rick coleman. we've got you
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. 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.
dry weathero meteorologist mark schnackenberg has the details. from the kwwl stormtrack information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: clouds clear this evening with a stretch of dry weather, for all of eastern iowa, through the weekend. high temperatures in the mid 60s are about 10-15 degrees above normal. a cold front monday night brings a chance for a few light showers and then slightly cooler weather by wednesday next week...mid 50s.
of eastern iowa, through the weekend. high temperatures in the mid 60s are about 10-15 degrees above normal. a cold front monday night brings a chance for a few light showers and then slightly cooler weather by wednesday next week...mid 50s. clouds clear this evening with a stretch of dry weather, for all of eastern iowa, through the weekend. high temperatures in the mid 60s are about 10-15 degrees above normal. a cold front monday night brings a ce by wednesday next week...mid 50s. clouds clear this evening with a stretch of dry weather, for all of eastern iowa, through the weekend. high temperatures in the mid 60s are about 10-15 degrees above normal. a cold front monday night brings a chance for a few light showers and then slightly cooler weather by wednesday next week...mid
clouds clear this evening with a stretch of dry weather, for all of eastern iowa, through the weekend. high temperatures in the mid 60s are about 10-15 degrees above normal. a cold front monday night brings a chance for a few light showers and then slightly cooler weather by wednesday next week...mid 50s. clouds clear this evening with a stretch of dry weather, for all of eastern iowa, through the weekend. high temperatures in the mid 60s are about 10-15 degrees above normal. a cold front monday night brings a chance for a few light showers and then slightly cooler weather by wednesday next week...mid 50s. clouds clear this evening with a stretch of dry weather, for all of eastern iowa, through the weekend. high temperatures in the mid 60s are about 10-15 degrees above normal. a cold front monday night brings a chance for a few light showers and then slightly cooler weather by wednesday next week...mid
chance for a few light showers and then slightly cooler weather by wednesday next week...mid 50s. with a former president returning to eastern iowa to campaign for his wife hillary clinton. bill clinton was in waterloo just last month. today -- he altered his campaign plans following news of the police shooting this morning. here's the 42nd president taking the stage just about an hour and a half ago.
appear in des moines later this evening with v-p nominee tim kaine -- police departments. "there is never a justification for killing someone who's been in his or her life trying to serve, and for a healing in our country of the hatred that apparently drove that incident." visit is coming up tonight on the kwwl news at ten. on the other side of the race -- donald trump's running mate mike results of many tight state races will play out next tuesday. one of those the race for iowa senate district 30 - which makes up black hawk county. incumbent state senator jeff danielson and candidate bonnie saddler running. kwwl's macleod hageman
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 understanding of how the system works, and where the patient best wants to be. they home, and it's the most cost effective." but firefighter, navy veteran jeff danielson says "we have to improve in iowa, and we need a comprehensive plan for mental health services." supports infrastructure improvements like new roads and bridges to help grow the economy. "but also, we need to work on a skilled workforce. iowa is in a war for talent not only here in keep up with the modern 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
"with most voters focussing their attention on the 2016 presidential race that's just as big as the campaign signs, both state senate candidates say they district. however, jeff danielson making it clear he's voting for hillary clinton, but bonnie sadler says she wants to keep that information to herself, at least for now." "i will be voting, i'll want to share who you're voting for?" "righto would like a clinton economy again of the late 90's, and i think she's (clinton) is prepared to do that." jeff danielson currently serves senate district 30. he has been in the position for three terms. coming up in sports -- it's game seven of the world series...
good evening, i'm rick coleman. today--iowa state senior point yet. morris has been voted to the associated press men's college basketball first team. this is the biggest of the three preseason honors--- morris has received so far. morris was voted the big 12 preseason player of the year--- and also landed on the big 12 first team. morris is the cyclones top returning scorer---averaging nearly 14 points a game to go along with seven assists and four rebounds per
player in the big 12 conference in scoring, assists, assist-to-turnover ratio and minutes played. tonight is probably the biggest game in chicago cubs history. the cubs clash with the cleveland indians in game seven of the world series... the cubs forced a game seven with a resounding 9-3 victory last night in game six. chicago has rallied from a three games to one deficit to come within one win of their first world series title in 108 both starting pitchers--- corey kluber for cleveland and kyle hendricks for the cubs--say they dreamed of this night. "this is the ultimate dream. you your backyard as a kid -- playing little league at the field with your friends, this is the moment you dream about -- game 7 "it's been a blast. i think that i think we can take away a lot from the way that we approached it -- not treating it more than each game is another game and trying to go
tonight... ten days ago-- the minnesota vikings were the only unbeaten team in the n-f-l, after two straight losses---in which the vikings struggle to score---offensive cordinator norv turner abruptly resigns---leaving head coach mike zimmer at a loss for words. " i don't know, you'll have to ask him. we sat and we had a long conversation, i wasn't going to make a change, had no on but, um ....." the vikings host the lions sunday---
meteorologist mark schnackenberg has a final look at weather. clouds clear this evening with a stretch of dry weather, for all of eastern iowa, through the weekend. high temperatures in front monday night brings a chance for a few light showers and then slightly cooler weather by wednesday next week...mid 50s.
ls do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to go fu_k themselves." vo: because all it takes is one wrong move. donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. sometimes, maybe it's worth listening to a politician. take congressman rod blum. on social security, blum doesn't just back
n it. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum supported benefit cuts by voting to raise social security's retirement age. so if you care about a secure retirement, listen to rod blum: he's putting your security at risk. women vote is responsible for
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