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emily fazzino's father. explaining his knowledge of emilys pain medication addiction. up next for the state, the medical examiner who performed the initial autopsy on emily in 2012. she described emily's multiple injuries and how she doesn't believe one fall into a bathtub is the only thing that happened that night. following the last beckwith family member to take the stand- prosecution called on dr. michelle catellier- iowa's associate medical examiner. dr. catellier - who performed the initial autopsy on emily in 2012- originally identified emily's death as "undetermined." but prosecution pressed her about emilys extensive injuries- from four different places... and cause all of those "its hard for me to can fall and have injury on both sides of the head, back and top with that description" hours, prosecution questioned emily's injuries. "i considered it couldve happened during cpr from a mask, but i dont usually see that. i worry that more likely her nostrils were
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and finally, the hemorraging and bruised lines on emilys neck. dr cavalier told the jury, its not consistent with a fall, but usually something more severe.. "on the right theres hemmorage in that area vocal we dont see that hemorrage very often, most worrysomely associated with strangulation type injury" dr. catellier and another forensic pathologists said initial autopsy showed no overdosed drugs in emilys system at the time "every indication she was eared of opiate withdrawls before she died" and when prosecution asked dr. catellier to define "undetermined cause of death" she ruled out natural causes... and then made her opinion clear to the jury. "dont see any reason she would die from accidental toxic or injuries that would explain accidental death- would that favor homicide- i think that..i would lean towards that yes" the trial will continue on monday at 9:30 in winneshiek county. prosecution will bring two more
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stand before handing it over to the defense. we'll continue our coverage of the fazzino trial as it gets underway next week. reporting live claire powell are iowa details tonight in the double homicide case mother and daughter dead. barney fraaken is charged with killing his wife, amy, and daughter, amber, last november in des moines. today, new court documents show fraaken admitting to shooting amy, amber, and then himself. fraaken had been in the hospital since the shooting last november, for self- inflicted injuries, but was released and arrested wednesday night. he faces two counts of murder and is being held in the polk county jail on a two million dollar bond. stephanie/1shot: a frustrating result for a former d-c-i agent today... the iowa supreme court dismissed part of his wrongful termination lawsuit against the state. on july 16, 2015 larry hedlund was fired, just days after making some complaints to his
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had to do with a state trooper who was caught speeding while driving governor branstad, but not ticketed. the incident was caught on dash camera. hedlund emailed his bosses saying he didn't think anybody should be above the law, he was later put on leave and then let go. the issue before the supreme court was whether hedlund can sue for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy. jack: we have an update on the i- 235 speed enforcement watches done this week. jack/fullscreen: you might have seen on wednesday there were 10 officers stationed along i-235 from 10 - 2, watching for speeders. 92 vehicles were stopped during that four hour period, with 76 citations and 39 warnings issued. the highest speed was 91 miles per hour in a 60 zone. no arrests were made. stephanie/2shot: a lot of people are going to be out and about this weekend with such nice weather. jack/2shot: let's check in now with chief
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for a look at what to expect. brad? today turned out very nice with all that afternoon sunshine and temps reaching the 40s in all of central iowa. and we are setting the stage for a warm, but at times, windy weekend! in fact, we are likely to see our warmest temperatures so far this year saturday afternoon! tonight will be mainly clear with light sw winds of 5-10 mph keeping our temps in the 30s most of the night. with ample sunshine and those winds increasing to 15-20 mph saturday afternoon, we will quickly warm up into the 50s by midday and then push into the 60s for afternoon highs. saturday night will be breezy and very mild with temps in the 50s most of the night. a cold front will reach iowa sunday morning with some clouds and maybe a few rain showers for mainly northern iowa. clouds will be around from time to time all day sunday, but also some periods of sunshine. the big story sunday will be with winds coming in from the nw behind this front at 20-30+ mph. our temps will hold pretty steady in the low to mid 50s most of the day. next week will be starting off mild and dry, but tuesday will bring us much colder air and a chance for some rain/snow. it turns out that this is march 1st, which means that march may indeed come in like a lion! we will keep an eye on this cat! stephanie: thanks brad-- if you're out having fun with your family in
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weather, we want to see! share with us your family photos, for a chance to see them on the air. you can connect with us on facebook and twitter. jack: an update now on the zika virus. jack: there are now three confirmed cases of zika virus in iowa. three women who are not pregnant have it. they all travelled to the areas on alert for the virus-- south america, central america, and the caribbean. the recomendation is for pregnant women to not travel to the affected regions. for more updates on the zika virus, visit the iowa department of public health's website. that's there on your screen. stephanie: employment changes coming to eastern iowa. today, deere & company informed nearly 100 manufacturing employees that they will be indefinitely laid off, starting april 1. approximately 80 employees at the davenport factory and 20 at the dubuque will be affected. the company claims they are trying to balance market demand for products with the size of their workforce. but next, the
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expect from both sides of the campaign trail leading into super tuesday? we'll take a look after this. "your watching local 5
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forecast with chief meteorologist brad edwards, and local 5 sports with sports director jon schaeffer. this is local 5 news at 6. we are iowa." we turn now to presidential politics on the campaign trail. stephanie/ram: the campaigning is continuing
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between hillary clinton and bernie sanders for saturday's democratic primary. but there was a announcement on the republican side runner donald trump. abc's marci update. head - side- today- donald trump getting a surprise endorsement from a former opponent in the gop race- new jersey governor chris christie there's no question who will go to washington dc and be turn the place around. we don't need any more washington insiders trump- today defending his decision not to release his tax returns- and brushing off attacks from marco rubio?who went after the republican front- runner during last night's debate? rubio: "i don't know anything about bankrupting four companies. i don't know anything about starting a university, a fake university. and continued - on the trail today rubio today: what we are dealing with here, my friends, is a con artist. he is a con artist." but some political analysts - speculate
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dowd: i think the only thing that could hurt donald trump is if in the aftermath some of the allegations that they made and attacks they made stick over the next three days. )) just days out from super tuesday- but on the democrats' side- nat rally/event the focus is on south carolina? nat rally/event hillary clinton and bernie sanders busy campaigning here - ahead of tomorrow's democratic primary. tag- clinton is heavily favored to win here..polling ahead by nearly 30 points? mg abc news columbia, sc" jack/2ram: we'll get even more in-depth as we look ahead to super tuesday on our weekly political show "this week in iowa." one topic we'll discuss-- what's next for ted cruz? stephanie: we asked our local five analyst dr. steffen schmidt -- cruz won iowa, but can he win any more states? he probably will win texas. if he doesn't win texas, its all over with because its his state. it
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voters like he did in iowa. evangelicals have been split -- between carson and trump. he is in fairly bad shape. rubio has become the biggest contender against trump and they've been beating up on each other, i mean brutally." jack/2ram: dr. schmidt is just one of our guests on "this week in iowa" with sabrina ahmed. stephanie/2ram: we'll also be talking medicaid with former iowa governor chet culver and former branstad spokesman tim albrecht, as well as the senator grassley and supreme court controversy. you can catch the show sunday at 9 a.m. on local five. stephanie/2shot: our this week in iowa political show will be down one team player for a while. jack/2shot: local 5 chief political correspondent amanda krenz just had a baby. "so baby brennen is finally here otherwise known as baby sweet. he was born on tuesday, 2/23 at 2:22 pm so kind of a fun
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brothers do you want to say your name? i'm maddux. i'm the oldest. i'm mercer. i'm half younger. " stephanie/2shot: welcome to the world, brennon rhone. we at local 5 wish amanda and her family all the best. stephanie/wxcdl: jack/wxcdl chief meteorologist brad edwards is here now... brad:wxcdl ( local 5 weather is coming up next. brad:wxcdl ( local 5 weather is coming up next. today turned out very nice with all that afternoon sunshine and temps reaching the 40s in all of central iowa. and we are setting the stage
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in fact, experts" brad/wxwall: weather adlib: today turned out very nice with all that afternoon sunshine and temps reaching the 40s in all of central iowa. and we are setting the stage for a warm, but at times, windy weekend! in fact, we are likely to see our warmest temperatures so far this year saturday afternoon! tonight will be mainly clear with light sw winds of 5-10 mph keeping our temps in the 30s most of the night. with ample sunshine and those winds increasing to 15-20 mph saturday afternoon, we will quickly warm up into the 50s by midday and then push into the 60s for afternoon highs. saturday night will be breezy and very mild with temps in the 50s most of the night. a cold front will reach iowa sunday morning with some clouds and maybe a few rain showers for mainly northern iowa. clouds will be around from time to time all day sunday, but also some periods of sunshine. the big story sunday will be with winds coming in from the nw behind this front at 20-30+ mph. our temps will hold pretty steady in the low to mid 50s most of the day. next week will be starting off mild and dry, but tuesday will bring us much colder air and a chance for some rain/snow. it turns out that this is march 1st, which means that march may indeed come in like a lion! we will keep an eye on this cat! brad/2wx: that's all for my forecast. check out weareiowa.com for the latest in weather .
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. stephanie/2wx: thanks brad. afternoon sunshine and temps reaching the 40s in all of central iowa. and we are setting the stage for a warm, but at times, windy weekend! in fact, we are likely to see our warmest temperatures so far this year saturday afternoon! tonight will be mainly clear with light sw winds of 5-10 mph keeping our temps in the 30s most of the night. with ample sunshine and those winds increasing to 15-20 mph saturday afternoon, we will quickly warm up into the 50s by midday and then push into the 60s for afternoon highs. saturday night will be breezy and very mild with temps in the 50s most of the night. a cold front will reach iowa sunday morning with some clouds and maybe a few rain showers for mainly northern iowa. clouds will be around from time to time all day sunday, but also some periods of sunshine. the big story sunday will be with winds coming in from the nw behind this front at 20-30+ mph. our temps will hold pretty steady in the low to mid 50s most of the day. next week will be starting off mild and dry, but tuesday will bring us much colder air and a chance for some rain/snow. it turns
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march may indeed come in like a lion! we will keep an eye on this cat! brad/2wx: that's all for my central iowa. and we are setting the stage for a warm, but at times, windy weekend! in fact, we are likely to see our warmest temperatures so far this year saturday afternoon! tonight will be mainly clear with light sw winds of 5-10 mph keeping our temps in the 30s most of the night. with ample sunshine and those winds increasing to 15-20 mph saturday afternoon, we will quickly warm up into the 50s by midday and then push into the 60s for afternoon highs. saturday night will be breezy and very mild with temps in the 50s most of the night. a cold front will reach iowa sunday morning with some clouds and maybe a few rain showers for mainly northern iowa. clouds will be around from time to time all day sunday, but also some periods of sunshine. the big story sunday will be with winds coming in from the nw behind this front at 20-30+ mph. our temps will hold pretty steady in the low to mid 50s most of the day. next week will be starting off mild and dry, but tuesday will bring us much colder air and a chance for some rain/snow. it turns
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march may indeed come in like a lion! we will keep an eye on this cat! brad/2wx: that's all for my forecast. check out weareiowa.com for thanks brad. jack/2bam: sports director jon schaeffer, and jon iowa state gearing up for the final stretch jon/2bam: yeah jack-- and finish strong. coming up on local 5 sports hear from the start prepping for what's to come in march-- and it starts this
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jon: welcome back-- the iowa state mens basketball team is hitting the final stretch before tournament season gets underway. ask them and they'll say they're focused on the next game-- but they are also ready to get into tournament mode for march-- and these last three games can help set the tempo for what's to come in just a couple of weeks. "i think we're about to go into that mode righnow. just when i meet with these guys today at three we'll show some west virginia and then i'll talk to them about the commitment and a little bit about the emotion really just being there for one another " "we're ready i just feel like this team has been through so much off the court stuff this season and now we bringing it all together. and it's nothing but positive and i feel like we're going to get a break soon and hopefully we want to play our best basketball in the
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that and have something to remember about this season." "it's huge we gotta hopefully we can do that and have something to remember about this season." "it's huge we gotta improve we're playing for something bigger than these next three games and hopefully we get into the ncaa tournament before couple of games and the big 12 tournament and really ramp it up as we head into the ncaa tournament so we're really going to improve at everything. think we gotta be able to make stops obviously i know we stuff but we gotta be able to dig down and get stops down the stretch. jon: isu tips off at home against k- state tomorrow night at 5pm. we'll have first half highlights and analysis at 6:30 saturday night on the cyhawk rewind. meanwhile the cyclone women are headed to norman to take on 23 ranked oklahoma. they'll be doing so without star junior guard-- seanna johnson who is currently back in minnesota with her family after her dad stroke. fennelly is
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priorities in line. " a lot of people tell you family first there are things more important than winning and losing yeah there is. most of the time if you don't live that and we're living it. she talked about driving the game and driving trying to figure out ways and i told her just no you're not doing it. you need to stick with your family" to football-- indoor football that is-- the barnstormers kick off their home opener tonight at the well 7:05 kickoff against green bay. head coach joe brannon is excited for another season to try and bring winning football back to des moines. the barnstormers are already 1-0 after crushing colorado last week on the road. brannon knows the value of winning when it comes to indoor football-- because he's played for this team-- now he's coaching it. "my career started here as a barnstormer so it's huge for me to be back. i know what these fans expect, i know what this city expects and what they deserve and that's the type of product we're trying to give them. that's a successful
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our staff a lot of them have played or coached for the barnstormers in the past and understand what it takes and i think our vision and philosophy we have not only as an organization but as a team and what we're trying to do line up really well so hopefully this year we'll give the fans something to be excited about and cheer about at wells fargo arena. " jon/sx3s stephanie/sx3s jack/sx3s we'll be right back... you're watching local five news at six.
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meteorologist brad edwards. brad: weather adlib: today turned out very nice with all that afternoon sunshine and temps reaching the 40s in all of central iowa. and we are setting the stage for a warm, but at times, windy weekend! in fact, we are likely to see our warmest temperatures so far this year saturday afternoon! tonight will be mainly clear with light sw winds of 5-10 mph keeping our temps in the 30s most of the night. with ample sunshine and those winds increasing to 15-20 mph saturday afternoon, we will quickly warm up into the 50s by midday and then push into the 60s for afternoon highs. saturday night will be breezy and very mild with temps in the 50s most of the night. a cold front will reach iowa sunday morning with some clouds and maybe a few rain showers for mainly northern iowa. clouds will be around from time to time all day sunday, but also some periods of sunshine. the big story sunday will be with winds coming in from the nw behind this front at 20-30+ mph. our temps will hold pretty steady in the low to mid 50s most of the day. next week will be starting off mild and dry, but tuesday will bring us rain/snow. it turns 1st, which means that march may indeed come in like a lion! we will stephanie/4shothang: time with us tonight.
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s o tonight, jennifer garner breaks her silence on her crumbling marriage, telling all about ben and the nanny and what she thinks about his giant back tattoo. struggling with the pain of the scandal, but would she take him back? out why they're still living on the same property. behind the scenes kelley clarkson's "american idol" break down. >> i don't think there was a drew eye in the house. >> she takes a look back at her emotional performance. >> i am so disoriented.&- i could not stopcrying. then the oscar crush is on. the nominees last minute jitters as some stars g their party on early. plus the rush to fiend the
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stylists. >> our stylist expert breaks down the dos and the don'ts of oscar fashion. brother. now february 26, 2016, this is "entertainment tonight." >> hi, everybody, thanks so much tuning in and michelle turner is here with me >> and we'll be joining frazier with all the news from oscar central. >> but cameron mathison has jennifer garner story tonight. >> it had nothing to with our the situation, we had made the decisioo long before that man was hired. i think that they just couldn't do it anymore. >> unsavory, cliche and bad judgment. that's how jen refers to nanny gat but her biggest loss

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