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south the family of an iowa man who drowned in missouri last year has been awarded millions. find out what he is next for the trooper facing charges in that death. >> the suspect in the des moines police officer shootings actually wrote a letter to police days before the christmas. why that letter is causing confusion among investigators. how local businesses are using a shopping holiday to continue recovery efforts after flood 2016. welcome to morning. i'm jenee ryan. happy pry to you. you made it through the week. let's start off with the cbs 2 weather first forecast with justin. it is a very nice morning but we're getting the cold temperatures. >> it will bring us from the 60s now to the 40s later this
right now a massive snow storm is making it's way into minnesota - it's expected to hit later this morning but before making it's way toward the twin citiesthe system wreaked havoc in denver. it blocked a major interstate - causing traffic to back up on thursday.more than 20 vehicles were involved in this accident on interstate 70. state police were warning drivers to avoid heading in the mountains.multiple cars slid off the road - and one person even died west of denver. denver.overnight - dozens of flights into denver we're delayed - but we checked the flights heading to denver out of cedar rapids - the 7 a-m flight has been cancelled -
running on time. right now-- a louisiana university is on lockdown this morning, cbs two news reporter stephanie johnson is at the breaking news desk, desk,stephanie what is the latest? jenee--in the last hour we have learned that police are looking for three suspects police say they are looking for three suspects who shot a male on the campus. here is in louisiana just tweeted out three minutes ago. the campus is currently on lockdown. police found a male victim who is believed to be 19 jurors old with gunshot wounds near the campus library. he is listed in critical condition. southern university in louisiana is on lockdown right now as the police and the school cooperate in looking for the suspects involved.
i'll have the latest as the story continues to develop throughout the morning. back to you. >> thank you. new details on the death of a beloved gorilla, harambe. a federal investigation found out the barrier didn't meet standards. back in may, the zoo's animal response team shot and killed harambe. this is the video that went viral. harambe grabbed a child that slipped into the exhibit. the team could face finds or penalties for the noncompliant barrier. the state of missouri will now pay $9 million to the family of brandon elingson. he was suspected of boating while intoxicated. he fell into the lake wearing handcuffs and an improperly
drowned. the trooper involved faces involuntary manslaughter charges in the death. the man accused of killing two des moines metro police officers praised one of those departments before the shooting rampage. scott greene who you are about to see in court sent a note to department saying his "dark days" were over and he called the officers quote absolute heroes.four days later - he shot and killed urbandale officer justin ma moines police sergant anthony beminio.he is now in jail on first degree murder charges.if convicted - he could face up to life in prision. for the first time - we're now hearing time - we're for the
for the first time - we're now hearing from the man who will spend the rest of his life >> that was the first we've heard from a man who will spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing two people in cedar rapids last year just days apart. in separate jury trials, he was convicted of second-degree murder for killing sharon meade and raymond until after serving 70 years. two local businesses, they are still recovering from flood 2016. but they are doing it in style. copper alligator and rossen's daughter in czech village how old a vintage fashion show to showcase their styles.
the flood because what is awesome is we're not stopping. >> as the a new business owner in seed sewed, community support in the flood was just amazing n2008, we weren't prepared and there wasn't enough time and people saw how the city was affected negatively. you can visit next week. that he plan to open their new location on small business saturday, the sat of thanksgiving. after presidenel in iowa are looking at how his policies, if approved, could impact your savings. cbs 2 news reporter steffi lee is at the capitol and has the potential impact for us. >> reporter: experts say people shouldn't only focus on the day to day volatility of the fm markets but to also focus on long-term goals. although interest rates are going up, this still a lot lower than historic averages.
elected, overnight, we saw some pretty negative market reaction but then it turned around. >> reporter: robin anderson says there is no need for immediate worry about the u.s. economy despite unsrpty about internet internet's policies. >> whether it be positive things like infrastructure spending or more negative things like the protectionist trade policies he has. >> he seems to be moderating his tone from his campaign and i believe the economy would get a boost, greater infrastructure spending, lower taxes and less regulation. >> reporter: one area that could impact iowa agriculture and manufacturing is what trump decides on his trade policies. >> if we implement higher tariffs on a particular country, will that country retaliate and put higher tariffs on our goods. i think trans-pacific
significant benefit to iowa agriculture. >> reporter: anderson says right now, the u.s. can remain hopeful. it's and right now in it's de. degrees. holiday shopping is happy friday. you've made it. in north liberty, it is 61 degrees. holiday shopping is here but it can also mean hackers are busy at work too et steal our credit card information. we'll have ways to protect yourself on some of the most popular shopping sites. >> taking a look at what is ahead the next few hours here today, right now is the warmest of weather we'll see if a
good morning. it is weather time. we'll have cloudy skies, gusty winds and falling temperatures as we head through the day today. take a look at the numbers. 58 at 10:00. 52 just after lunchtime and 48 at 3:00 this afternoon. that is what we call a trend down as the numbers continue to get smaller and looking at the doppler radar right now, just a around the far eastern parts of the state. maybe just a little bit of light rain around parts of cedar county and jones county, around the wyoming area and around tipton. around the state of iowa, you will see some scattered showers and a bit of snow up there towards the north and west as well from sioux falls back over to sioux city, spencer and fort dodge where they have some thundershowers at the hour. a mix and a little bit of
as we gather together here, let me just zoom on in here real quick, you can see around spencer and back towards the area there. a quiet start to the morning. a little bit of rain. cedar rapids is dry, 59 degrees out there. winds out of the south at 13678962 at iowa city. 57 in 38 in due -- dubuque. our highs have pretty much been achieved as the front comes through bringing that change in wind and bringing that change in temperature as well. there is the satellite and radar. here is the midwestern surface and this low continues to come through. around minneapolis back to the
snow there. around the dakotas, 3 to 6 inches of snow. here in iowa, maybe a flurry or two before high pressure settles in. watch the temperatures drop as the front moves on through. we'll go towards the upper 40s this afternoon. upper 20s to low 30s overnight tonight. we rebound to the upper 30s and lower 40s for the day tomorrow. it will be a very windy 24 hours as the front gets closer. we'll partner that up with some scattered showers too. now, whatever little rain there is turn into his some chances later this evening into the early overnight hours. that moves out. we'll have sunshine for saturday and it will be windy and colder with highs only in the upper 30s to low 40s. a wind advisory goes into effect later this morning for northeast iowa as well as central iowa and that is because winds in extess of gusts 35 to 40 miles per hour. very big change in the forecast.
we've seen the temperatures already this morning. those are the 60s. that is pretty much our highway today. let's give awe you broad brush picture here. upper 50s to low 60s. tonight, some clouds, maybe a stray flurry or two as well. upper 20s in the north. maybe a couple low 30s mixed on in and the day tomorrow, sunshine after an early flurry, still breezy but much cooler. 35 in decorah 41 in iowa city. here is your extonned forecast with 21 tomorrow night. low 40s for sunday. mid- to upper 40s for the day monday. scattered showers tuesday into wednesday. we're dry wednesday night, done to 41. upper 40s for thursday an our 10-day temperature trend says above normal weather for friday, saturday and next sunday with upper 40s to lower 50s. it's now on this morning.and if you're in it's degrees.
a hacker was able to break this is pretty alarming but pretty commonment a hacker was able to break into a pennsylvania woman's amazon account and spend nearly $1,700 on her credit card. she even changed all her passwords but that con artist just kept hacking into it over and over. kenneth craig talks to a
like this happen. >> reporter: jonette officerrier enjoyed the vines of shopping on amazon. that is until a hacker cracked into her amazon account and used her gift card balance as their own personal piggy bank. >> it is all-how the theft. it is my money. >> reporter: the criminal changed the phone number and ordered more than $1,500 in merchandise and had it sent to an out of state address. she changed her password but the hacker kept getting in and placed orders as quickly as she have sent to himself while i was on the phone with amazon and a supervisor. they're watching it take place. >> reporter: amazon would not comment on how the hacker got into the account. >> this hacker was really relentless. >> they went beyond the normal scam. >> reporter: cybersecurity sex perts believe he most likely infected the computer with
lou them to monitor every keystroke. >> if the pin number is entered, gift card, they have the record. same thing too if they try to change a pass record. >> reporter: a good way to protect yourself is to use amazon's two-step verification feature. when you log n a separate code is texted to your phone and must be entered to access the account. >> it is hard to express how maddening that none of it was stopping. >> when she started using two- step verification, the hacking from amazon but not her sense of security. >> super scary. definitely do all you can and change your password often and keep day difficult password. in tama, it is 57 degrees at 6:22. coming up next, if you ever wanted to teach, you have a chance. the district that is giving parents and community members their own classroom for a day. >> get ready for the clouds and the much colder weather.
is going on out there. iowa city checks in now with pretty quiet conditions. hay little light rain earlier through the morning. they are at 62 right now. 52348 waterloo and dubuque. 59 in cedar rapids. 57 in decorah. low 60s this morning but the temperatures will drop. upper 40s by the time the kids get home from school. there is satellite and radar. plenty of cloud cover already and a little bit of light rain earlier this morning.
into the afternoon. nothing severe. just some scattered showers out there. we run into cooler air and that light rain turns into a flurry or two north of highway 20. low 40s with an early flurry tomorrow. most of the clouds out of here by the time you wake up saturday. a breezy and cooler day. windy today with gusty wind and a wind advisory. low 40s saturday. upper 40s monday. new stories on this friday >> thank you. now here a look at some friday morning. if you've ever wanted to teach, you've got your chance now. the cedar rapids community school district is holding an educator for a day on december 1st. you can teach in your adopted classroom for the afternoon or morning. you are asked to talk to teachers and the administrators about your experience and your observes of the class. if you are interested, can you just call the number we have right there on your screen and
site. here a trending story out of iowa to end your week. apparently, actor ashton such are wanted to name his son hawk way. he said it would be great but it wasn't up to snuff with his wife. she turned that name down. apparently, he and mila have another name in mind for their soon to be born baby boy but it is being kept under wraps. ashton did give to new parents though. don't name your kids after your childhood bullies. i guess that would be good. you would have some recentment towards your kid for no reason, right. oh, man. him and mila are so funny. good morning. if you are in riverside, it is 61 degrees right now, the warm of the point of the day. the cost of going green coming up. some environmentally conscious
right now on cbs 2 this morning...the next big appointment that could come from the trump transition - right now this come from the trump transition and why the president-elect is meeting with one of the biggest critics against him this weekend. the corridor sheriff's department make a big ininvestment in green energy. plus, why you could soon be paying more to recycle in eastern iowa. welcome to cbs 2 this morning. i'm he jenee ryan. it is 6:30. god morning to you. happy friday. just this close to the weekend.
weather first forecast for how your friday is going to look. if you step out now, enjoy it. it won't be lasting. >> we enjoy the temperatures for the next little bit at least but by the later morning and afternoon, the cold front moves in and that is where the temperatures start to go down. take a look at the numbers here in the last few. we've been mild with upper 50s to low but this is the end now as we see those skies starting to lighten up just a bit here. we have clear skies this morning but the clouds will move in from the west. it is 59 right now in cedar rapids. 58 in waterloo and tama. 54 in charles city. 57 in old wipe and decorah. the cold front is getting closer. as it does, we'll see the winds change direction. once that happens, that is where the temperatures drop. wind will turn to the west an
as high as 40. that will help push the temperatures down too. satellite and radar featuring some cloud cover. a little bit of rain here and there this morningment better chance of showers by the late morning into the afternoon. you will notice the snow in north and west iowa. those snow showers will add up to some measurable snow in far northwest iowa back toward the dakotas and minnesota. we are just rain with a few flurries late tonight. our bigger feature is that colder temperature. enjoy the morning. much breezier and colder this we'll roll it all out and take at this look at predictor and talk about when the moisture moves out and when the clouds move out and we'll let you know what the temperatures have planned coming up in about 10 minutes time. new developments now on the trump transition. president-elect donald trump is now offering former military intelligence chief michael flynn the position of national security advisor. flynn is a life long democrat known as a proponent of
critic of president obama. he supported trump throughout the presidential campaign and just in this morning, trump offered another person a position in his campaign. cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson is at the breaking news desk. she has this development. what is it? >> reporter: president-elect donald trump has offered senator jeff sessions the role of attorney general. now, yesterday, mehanna p transition 2017 tweeted out that president- elect donald trump met with senator sessions and was impressed with his record. this is one of only people that trump tweeted out about and that he is meeting with. right now, the story is still developing. we don't know if he has taken the role yet but we'll keep occupy that as it breaks. >> we'll keep up on everything with the trump transition. our next president, he did meet with his first foreign leader
minister who came to visit. japan's prime minister says he is convinced trump is a leader japan can have great confidence in. that visit came after more than 30 heads of state called to congratulate trump on his election win. today, representative bobby kaufmann as apparently not too happy with some of the publicity he and his suck it up butter cup bill are getting. that bill which would target universities for spend money on legi radio show but hung up on air when the host asked him to identify schools that used money for therapy.kauffman told the des moines register he wanted to verify money spent with the schools before answering that question. in hopes of spreading love - dozens of students in cedar rapids spent part of their school day thursday marching against discrimination. "love not hate, love not hate."
these students demonstrated against recent acts of racism and they're yelling love, not hate. these students demonstrated against recent acts of racism and violence carried out against minorities since last week's election. police and teachers were on hand to make sure students understood the rules of peaceful assembly. counter-protest. all together, students say that everything remained orderly throughout both the demonstrations. the conversation has gain on our facebook page. many people weighing on their thoughts. one parent even e-mailed us at cbs 2 news saying that the teachers involved should be fired for allowing it and saying they even encourage it. can you see there are 75 comments. a lot of people talking about t please go on thrnd and let us know what you think about it -- go on there and let us know
keep the conversation going. developing right now, iowa city police are now offering a $1,000 reward for information about a threatening letter left on a family's front door. cbs 2 news first told you about the racist note found at a home on monday. investigators have not tracked down any suspects or witnesses so they are asking for your help. if you have any information that might lead police to those responsible for leaving that horrendous note, call crimestoppers. county accomplished a ?first in november history in the making now. linn county accomplished a first in november when it elected its first african- american county supervisor. a large group of mostly african- american students from washington and jeff are son high schools watched on as walk
african-american judge in iowa's sixth judicial district. walker says just that image of that happening means a lot to him. >> this is a his torque day and it is not about me. it is about all the folks in the audience who are watching who now know that, if they want to be a judge, that is a life that they can achieve. if they want to be an elected official, that is a life they can achieve. >> reporter: walker also volunteered on president obama's campaigns in 20 campaign in iowa's congressional district. i'm sure a lot of the kids will go to do great things seeing that inspiration. if you are one of thousands of people would drop off cans, clothing and electronics at the linn county recycling center, you may now be asked to answer some questions. matt hamill explains how county leaders want to know if you would be willing to pay for
is now free. >> reporter: there are mountains of materials that can be reused. batteries, bulbs, cardboard, even old paint can be repurposed. but what we celebrate at the gas pumps is a growing dilemma here. >> the problem is with oil prices being so low, it is cheaper to make new material out of fresh plastic than it is to use the recycled material. unless you are willing to pay that premium just because recycled, nobody wants it. >> right now. fifteen dollars for bringing in a big screen and $9 for appliances are the only charges herement but the cost for he are cycling everything else is piling up incrowing a whop be 88% this year. that has joe giving user this survey. >> would you be willing to pay for it if you he had intoed to. >> provoid a free drop-of chorally encourages people to
landfill but plummeting prices on everything from metals to plastics paints a challenging picture. >> when the markets go down, you realize there is a big fee associated with it. somebodies that to pay for it. right now, we're able to do that but it will depend on where the markets go from here. joe says it's important to note that tax dollars do not support >> joe says it is important to note that tax dollars do not support the recycling center if you may have thought that. they help to keep it free of charge for all but and appliances for as long as possible. the cedar rapids sheriff's office is going green and they are soaking up the sun because of it with huge solar array unveiled yesterday afternoon. the solar system is expected to generate nearly 300,000 kilowatts of energy every year. that is a ton. the project isn't just coping the lights on. it is also keeping the calls from coming in. seed sewed county officials say
doing at least that 8 8 it's the right thing to do it's about leaving a better place for our kids. 4 4the new solar arry is expected to last at least 35 years. it's and right now in it's degrees.there's still more cbs 2 this morning to come.but first let's take a look at what we're working on for fox 28 morning live. live.thinksgiving is without the bird and we have a chef here with us today to let you know exactly how to thaw, prep and prepare a turkey. plus, a favorite on the bob and tom radio show joins us for last laughs.that's coming and tom radio show joins us for last laughs. that is all coming up on fox 28 morning live, eastern iowa's only local news at 7:00 a.m. >> a much nice are morning than
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welcome back. gusty wind and falling temperatures today. where we are now is the warmest we'll be with 60s early this morning, 20s overnight tonight thanks to a cold front moving new the pictur let's show you the hour by hour numbers. upper 50s by 10:00. mid-50s by lunchtime. clouds and i few scattered showers more of which continue this afternoon. 47 at 4:00 and late tonight, madeleine albright a flurry or two. -- maybe a flurry or two. a little bit of moisture from dubuque back down to davenport. we do see some showers and scatter showers around the fort dodge area. the chance of rain for us is
today. you can see around humboldt and algona. our cold front just west of charles city so 30s and 40s there whereas the 50s and 60s you see currently here in eastern iowa. around the state, 34 in sioux city. as the front continues to mo around the north and west. no measurable snow us for. we'll have primarily rain way few flurries later. denver yesterday and the day before were in the 70s and lower 80s. right now, they are at 16 degrees. 33 in sioux falls. 106 around st. louis. big old cold front and area of low pressure extended here. that will continue to move up to the north an east. this you see it kind of move as it pulls that much colder and
good news is this. high pressure drifts in and clears the skies overnight tonight and through the day tomorrow but we are dragging in some much colder air as we head through the next 24 to 36 hours. hopefully you got a chance to enjoy the 70s yesterday because that is probably the last time we'll see them for a while. this is moisture. there it goes as we head through the late morning and early afternoon. we do see you few flurries mix in but nothing is expected that should hamper any driving problems. predictor says early cloud two saturday and then they move out. we're sun you, much colder as we head through the day tomorrow. do want to let you know with this front moving through, we'll have gusty winds. wind advisory in effect until midnight tonight into early saturday for our northern part of the viewing area t does include decorah, waterloo, charles city. winds excess of 35 to 40 miles per hour.
the temperature will drop. take a look at the numbers. everybody mild this morning. upper 50s to low 60s. tonight's forecast features the upper 20s to hoer 30s across the board with some flurries and those gusty winds remain in the forecast. tomorrow, an early cloud and we're clearing out quickly. 35 in the north. 41 at iowa city tomorrow. 40, cedar rapids. wind tomorrow north and west at five to 15 gusting to 30. he can tenned for sunday -- extended picture, low 40s for sunday. we'll have some showers through early wednesday and they move out. upper 40s there. up are 40s to almost 50 for thanksgiving day and upper 40s to low 50s for next weekend including black friday shopping, small business saturday and stay home from the crowds on sunday of next week
we are taking a live look at i-308 at wilson avenue southwest. lots of people hitting the roads to get the last day of work or errands out of the way. thanksgiving is next week so pretty much everywhere is going to be busy. i was at the grocery store and the cashier was like it is going to be nuts from here on out so be prepared for that.
million to the family of brandon ellingson. suspected of boating while intoxicated back in 20-14.he was arrested and fell into the lake wearing handcuffs and an improperly secured life jacket. the trooper involved in the case faces a involuntary manslaughter charge in ellingson's death.he's waiting to go to trial. the man accused of killing two des moines metro police officers - praised ?one of the shooting ?rampage. ?rampage.scott greene - who you see here in court - sent a note to the urbandale police department apologizing for prior run-ins with police.on october 29-th - he emailed the department saying his "dark days" were over and he called the officers quote absolute heroes.four days later - he shot and killed urbandale officer justin martin and des moines police sergant anthony
first degree murder charges.if convicted - he could face up to life in prision. for the first time - we're now hearing from the man who will spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing two people in cedar rapids last year - just days apart. apart. "nothing on this earth happens without the will of god, i believe that and i hope sharon mead's family can take comfort from it as i do. someone who follows the path that i walk can have a happy, good life anywhere, including prison." prison."in separate trials - juries convicted standlee of second degree murder for killing raymond ursino and sharon mead.because a judge ordered standlee to serve his time consecutively - he won't be eligible for parole until after serving 70 years. two local businesses are still
after serving 70 years. two local businesses are still recovering from flood 016 but they are doing it in style. copper alligator and rawson's daughter both in czech village, held a vintage fashion show to showcase their styles. both owners say the shows with designed to lift spirits for the holiday an prepare the community for their big comeback. >> there are lots of changes because of the flood but what is awesome is that we're not stopping. we're still doing this. >> as a new business owner in support in the flood was just amazing. i think in 2008, we weren't prepared and there wasn't enough time and people really saw how the city was affected negatively and this time, people are just coming down by the dozens to help. >> you can visit rawson's daughter next week. they plan to reopen their new location on small business saturday, just after thanksgiving. demonstrators continue to protest against a controversial
through iowa. protesters are once again calling on state leader to stop construction in our state. members of the iowa citizens for community improvement rallied in front. the iowa utilities board office. they say they wish the board would stand up to dakota access and keep iowans safe from the possibility of an oil spill. >> it is hard to say how this is going to come out in the end so we just keep pushing. we keep pushing for the water, for our climate, for the land and owners who are trying to fight this. good morning to you. if you are just waking up, have i great day. if you are just heading out and if you are in norway, it is 60
friday. iowa city police are now offering a $1,000 reward for information about a threatening letter left on a family's front door i'm racist note found at the home a man on monday. investigators have not tracked down any suspects or witnesses. if you have any information that might heed police to those responsible. call iowa city crimestoppers. that number is on your screen. it is 358-tips. today, the minneapolis minute black man during a traffic stop will be in court. officer geronimo yanez turned himself in yesterday and was charged this week with second- degree manslaughter in the shooting death of philando castile. yanez is charged with manslaughter and two felony counts ever dangerous discharge ever aa firearm. if convicted, could spend up to 20 years if prison. an iowa astronaut is official lit oldest woman in space. here she is.
international space station tomorrow.whitson will celebrate her 57-th birthday early next year.and she's got quite the fan base - i just birthday early next year. she is 56. she has quite the fan bay. we just checked ore facebook page and she has nearly 4 # thousand likes. if you want being look her up and like her too. >> drew up on a farm in eastern iowa. dad taught her how to fly when she was 14 years old. >> tass pretty cool. >> a wind adviso. today, you might fly as well. wind advisory in effect from
good morning. it is friday, november 18, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news. president-elect trump chooses jeff sessions to be general. and his pick for national security adviser is raising controversy. disturbing video shows the moment an arizona police officer punches a woman in the head. what happened moments before a violent confrontation. how an innocent question in a grocery store led to an unlikely friendship. the 4-year-old girl that brought joy back into a stranger's life. >> we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. by all accounts, a very