tv KCRG TV9 Sunday Morning News ABC November 8, 2015 6:00am-7:00am CST
from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday morning news. good morning and thanks for joining us. we begin with first alert storm team meteorologis t britley ritz. we made it to the end of the weekend, and wasn't it just fantastic weather wise? it is definitely a cool start to your sunday. you'll need to head outside to warm up the cars for a bit, you'll likely have thick frost on the windshield. temperatures will again be seasonable today and the sun will continue to shine. high temperatures will top out around 55 degrees. the beginning of your workweek continues to stay nice. temperatures will rise slightly, with highs nearing 60 degrees by tuesday. as for rain, we stay dry until late tuesday into wednesday, where we bring in the chance for a few thunderstorm s. thanks britley. university of iowa police are
separate reports of sexual assault. the first happened last thursday at an off-campus fraternity. two days later, university of iowa police received another report of a sexual assault. this happened in a residence hall on the east side of campus u-i police want to remind victims to contact r- vap, at 319-335-6000. next week, thousands of students at the u-i can get the third dose of the m-m-r vaccine for free. this helps to fight against measles, mumps, and rubella. the university and johnson county public health put out a notice on friday, because more than 100 cases of the mumps have been diagnosed on campus since july. u-i students under the age of 25 can get vaccinated tuesday and wednesday from 10 a-m to 7 p-m at the iowa memorial union. mumps is spread through saliva and not airborne, but the university noted those "living
in close quarters" run a higher risk of catching it. a school district in central iowa is installing more cameras in its school buses, after a student accused a driver of assaulting him. the johnston community school district currently has only two buses with cameras, but they're adding more to 8 other buses. cell phone video from last month shows other students yelling at a man who appears to hit a 15-year-old boy at the back of the bus. the district's new cameras will be mounted at the front of the bus with a view of all students in their seats. the bus driver faces charges of assault and child endangerment . waukee police spent hours searching for a suspect connected to the first homicide there in decades. officers responded to a report of a shooting around 1-30 saturday morning. police found 41-year-old gino risola in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. he later died at the hospital. investigators started the search for 42-year-old
brendan mcguiness -- eventually finding him near the state fairgrounds around 3-30 in the afternoon. that was about 14 hours after the shooting. the city's last homicide investigation was in 1977. des moines police are investigating the city's 14th homicide of the year. police found 28-year-old jose lopez with a gunshot wound around 10:30 friday night. that night, officers interviewed witnesses and worked on developing a suspect profile. authorities have not made any arrests. people in western wisconsin are returning to their homes after a train derailed along the mississippi river, forcing an evacuation. b-n-s-f railway says 32 cars went off the tracks near the city of alma around 8:45 saturday morning. that's right along the wisconsin side of the mississippi river -- southwest of eau claire. the railway says the derailed cars carried empty auto racks and tanker cars full of ethanol. b- n-s-f says there were no reports of any fire,
smoke, or injuries. earlier saturday, the buffalo county sheriff's office set up the local american legion to house evacuees. this past march, 21 b-n- s-f cars carrying crude oil derailed near galena, illinois. they caught fire, shutting down the railroad across the river from dubuque for several days. after the derailment, b-n-s-f announced trains carrying crude oil would have to slow to 35 miles per hour in cities with more than 100-thousand people, and near waterways. a wisconsin woman died in a crash, after investigators the grant county sheriff's department said overnight saturday, 25- year-old kalia fouks drove off highway 35 near lancaster. embankment, turned over. injured a passenger. first responders flew that person to madison with minor injuries. today first responders will
large animals in crisis situations. this is part of "basic animal rescue training," or "bart." on saturday morning, first responders learned how to handle smaller animals at the johnson county fairgrounds certified instructors demonstrated how to find an animal's pulse, or how to safely restrain an aggressive animal. organizers say knowing how to properly handle cats and dogs during an emergency response can safe lives, both animal and human. "38:39-:50 "we train the firefighters with some basic handling skills. there is equipment available to them that they can utilize to safely remove an animal who may be impeding their duties." " bart is a non-profit organization based in minnesota. democratic presidential candidate, martin o' malley, is hoping his recent visit to eastern iowa ..... ...helps his poll numbers and changes his standing with iowa voters.
fantastic weather wise? it is definitely a cool start to your sunday. you'll need to head outside to warm up the cars for a bit, you'll likely have thick frost on the windshield. temperatures will again be seasonable today and the sun will continue to shine. high temperatures will top out around 55 degrees. the beginning of your workweek continues to stay nice. temperatures will rise slightly, with highs nearing 60 degrees by tuesday. as for rain, we stay dry until late tuesday into wednesday, where we bring in the chance for a few thunderstorm s.
the hawkeyes final four regular season games, indiana was definitely high on that list. josh and reaction from bloomington. this is iowa's first trip to memorial stadium since 2012. the hawkeyes lost that game, 24-21. but today was a different story... on the 2nd play of wadley... he avoids a would be tackler and he's off to the races down the far sideline... he goes 65 yards untouched... and the hawkeyes grab an early 7-0 lead. 2nd quarter, iowa knocking on the door... leshun daniels gets to the edge and he's 2nd quarter, iowa knocking on the door... leshun daniels gets to the edge and he's in for the easy 4-yard touchdown... hawkeyes go up 14-3 but indiana responds with a pair of touchdowns from running back jordan howard... one from 37 yard and this 29 yard score which put the hoosiers up 17-14 iowa responds... c.j.
draw... breaks one tackle... he leaps for the end zone... the refs say touchdown, the play was reviewed and confirmed... 7-yard touchdown.... hawkeyes led 21-17 at halftime. to the 4th quarter, hawkeyes only lead 21- 20... beathard throws a to the 4th quarter, hawkeyes only lead 21- to the 4th quarter, hawkeyes only lead 21- 20... beathard throws a laser to matt vandeberg over the middle for 30 yards... he's down at the three two plays later, leshun daniels with a nice cutback... he scores for the 2nd time lead on their next drive, iowa tries to call timeout... but they get the play off... beathard rolls out and hits george kittle who does his own superman to give the hawkeyes a 35-20 lead. indiana tries to respond...
next week under the lights. they'll try to go 10-0 for the first time ever. from bloomington, indiana, josh christensen tv9 sports --thanks josh, last week's shutout win over texas means iowa state should beat oklahoma right? after all, the longhorns beat the sooners and the cyclones beat the longhorns...easily. well, the transitive property only works 100 percent of the time in math, not the same in football. --isu on the road and looking for a big time upset of 15th ranked oklahoma....th e cyclones strike first....cole netton drills a 43 yard field goal....3-0 iowa state....and paul rhoads is jacked on the sidelines... --but the good feelings don't last long for isu...on oklahoma's first offensive play, it's a flea flicker....baker mayfield to a wide open dimitri flowers for the 75 yard touchdown...and iowa state's lead is gone 13 seconds later... --joel lanning and company looking for an answer but lanning's pass is tipped by dakota austin who then intercepts it....great
catch....austin returns it deep into iowa state territory... --on the very next play...mayfield over the middle to dede westbrook...o klahoma up 14-3... --mayfield then gets it done with his legs.... as number 15 oklahoma routes iowa state 52-16. --uni hosting indiana state on 9.2....this one was all panthers...the defense was spectacular....uni already up 17-0...indiana state's quarterback matt adam makes an awful choice and tries to get rid of it left-handed...the ball goes right to tim kilfoy....he returns it 30 yards for the touchdown....2 4-0 panthers... --uni's offense had it going as well, especially on the ground....the give to michael malloy...he gets to the edge and dives for the pylon....uni up 38-nothing at the half... --it continues in the 3rd....aaron bailey with his 4th rushing touchdown of the game...he also threw for one.... --then more from the defense...jamison whiting goes up and grabs the jump
fantastic weather wise? it is definitely a cool start head outside to warm up the cars for a bit, you'll likely have thick frost on the windshield. temperatures will again be will continue to shine. high temperatures will top out around 55 workweek continues to stay nice. temperatures will rise slightly, with highs nearing 60 degrees by tuesday. as
tuesday into wednesday, where we bring in the chance for a few thunderstorm s. iowa pheasant hunters were anticipating a better season this year. tv-9's john campbell joined some gentlemen who had no disappointmen t for opening weekend. if you think this picture was taken 20 years ago, think again. it was snapped this past sunday. two priotities today. safety. please stay in straight line
pin oak. dan greiner of washington county has been hosting family and friends for more than 30 years. they will remember 2015 as one of the best opening weekends. the push and post game plan through crp acres paid off handsomely. mainly because birds were more than plentiful. the reason i felt good about hunt is because of hatch we had this spring..... that was a show. the numbers are definitely up. but dan greiner will tell you that is hasn't always been this way. we have had some slim years. numbers went down. hopes went down. it's all about habitat. areas in state are down but with my dad's conservation practices and keeping food sources that keeps wildlife here. greiner figures they bagged 40 per cent of the roosters they saw. meaning the other 60 per cent survived and if they remain on these lands their chances of making it through the winter and breeding again are pretty good. you see, greiner has a one and done philosophy when it comes to hunting pheasants on these acres.
the birds want to leave because of the pressure of being pushed all the time. so i try to keep a hen base here locally. that is the reason we only hunt it one time. try to keep hens at home.. it was great to see so many pheasants it was great to hear a man with a philosophy that hopefully will continue to allow the bird numbers to build. this is not so say we are not back to the good old days but for a couple of hours on sunday, it sure felt that way in washington county. in the great outdoors, i'm john campbell tv9 sports. it was a great day. it's once again time to grab
o'malley visits eastern iowa, amid low support in the polls. an iowa democrat is hoping to fly past republican chuck grassley and take his u-s senate seat. and dozens of kids don their skates, to take a chance at a new sport. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday morning news. but first, meteorologis t britley ritz has your first alert forecast, britley... we made it to the end of the weekend, and wasn't it just fantastic weather wise? it is definitely a cool start
to your sunday. you'll need to head outside to warm up the cars for a bit, you'll likely have thick frost on the windshield. temperatures will again be seasonable today and the sun will continue to shine. high temperatures will top out around 55 degrees. the beginning of your workweek continues to stay nice. temperatures will rise slightly, with highs nearing 60 degrees by tuesday. as for rain, we stay dry until late tuesday into wednesday, where we bring in the chance for a few thunderstorm s. thanks britley. new this morning, the cedar rapids y-m-c-a is receiving about 630- thousand dollars of federal money to help pay for upgrades to its water and sewer systems. this is a part of three rural iowa projects that the u-s department of agriculture is funding to help rural communities across the country
upgrade their infrastructur e for water and wastewater. the iowa lakes regional water and the lone rock y-m-c-a are the other projects. iowa lakes regional will receive a 1 point-3 million loan, and about a 955 thousand dollar grant. le rock is getting a 215- thousand dollar loan, and a 635 thousand grant. the y-m-c-a's camp wapsie is getting 40 thousand dollars for a sewer project. former maryland governor martin hundreds of fellow linn county democrats at the group's hall of fame dinner in marion. yesterday, o'malley talked about his years of running the state of maryland - and his 8 years as mayor of baltimore. kcrg-tv9's sarah mccarthy questioned the polls. pledge of allegiance for hundreds of democrats here, messages like this.. 04:43:03 "we're strong, we're going to stand together, and we're going to win in november." create the platform necessary to rally the base
04:29:31 "you have to inspire people. you have to give them a reason so they feel like it's important and they want to go vote." votes presidential candidate martin o'malley says he plans to inspire through a different kind of platform. 04:46:16 "i'm aided by the fact that there are now only three candidate in this race. i intend to make the case that what our country needs right now is new leadership." o'malley says a democratic debate set for next saturday in des moines will highlight leadership differences between the three months, he welcomes any debates. 04:44:37 "i'm the only candidate among the three of us who actually has served as an executive. as a governor, as a mayor. pulling people together to get things done. balancing a budget every year and actually achieving progressive results the other two candidates only talk about." o'malley hasn't caught traction in iowa -- even with many visits. but says he isn't worried about low polling numbers -- even with the caucuses just 3 months away. 04:45:15 "the outcome on caucus night never looks anything like the polling in november." in marion, sarah mccarthy, kcrg-tv9 news.
week from tonight, at drake university. the field is now down to three candidates. jim webb and lincoln chafee dropped out, and vice president joe biden announced that he will not run for the 2016 nomination. in january, republicans will head to des moines for their 6th debate. that's in the final weeks leading up to the 20-16 iowa caucuses. but for now, the candidates are preparing for debate number four in milwaukee this coming tuesday. after that, their next debate will be in december, in las vegas. wisconsin governor scott walker is trying to pay off his campaign debt, after dropping out of the race for the g-o-p presidential nomination six weeks ago. on friday, walker sent supporters for help with his estimated 1-million dollar debt.
the spring and early summer, but faded quickly after the first presidential debate in august. another democrat from eastern iowa says he'll try to win the 2016 u-s senate nomination, to face republican chuck grassley next november. former state legislator ray zirkelbach will be the fourth to try and capture the nomination. the gazette's james lynch reports that zirkelbach will announce his plan today at the jones county democratic party dinner in anamosa. zirkelbach represented much of jones county from 2005 to 2011 in the iowa house. senator grassley will be seeking his seventh term in the senate. iowa voters elected him to that seat in 1980, after three terms in the u.s. house. since he defeated incumbent democrat john culver in 19-80, grassley has captured at least 64% of the vote in his five re- elections. suspected theft charges are forcing a former butler county supervisor to appear in court on tuesday. the waterloo cedar falls courier
reports 61- year-old mark reiher is accused of misappropriati ng mileage funds. officials charged reiher in october with one and two counts of third-degree theft. tribune journal, those charges are from reimbursements during his time on the board. reiher was first elected in 2011, and he told the courier he was running because quote, "we need to be very careful in how money". police arrested an intoxicated man who they say is responsible for two hit-and-runs in waterloo. police started searching for 47-year-old james brown's car around 12-30 saturday morning. the waterloo cedar falls courier reports police found his car at the taco john's drive-thru on la porte road. that's on the city's east side. officers say they found an open bottle of whiskey and an open case of beer in the back seat of brown's car. the courier reports his blood alcohol content at the
cedar rapids police responded to the intersection 8th avenue and 7th street southeast sometime before 8:00 tonight. you can see police lights flashing around a semi there. a tv9 crew at the scene said the semi was blocking traffic in the area. police wouldn't say what might have caused the crash or if anyone was hurt. stay with tv9 and kcrg dot com for updates. every fall, iowans grab their rakes and leaf blowers to clear off their lawns. but this year, one group of college students is taking over some of that work. it's called the "rake-a-thon". all throughout dubuque, loras college students who are part of the dance marathon, spent saturday raking leaves to raise money for the university of iowa children's hospital. project organizers say it's an ideal opportunity to reach out past the boundaries of campus, to help patients and their families. " they're just amazing students. you would think they would be so self-centered into
their college lives. they're really caring about these kids and wanting to do more and help families and help the community. " loras college leaders say the school's dance marathon is first "per capita" in the nation, for fundraising the past 6 years. so far, the group has donated more than 1-million dollars to the u-i children's hospital. some children learned the "ins and outs" of hockey this weekend, during a free clinic. the cedar rapids ice arena hosted that event on saturday. the cedar rapids rough riders taught the kids all about hockey equipment, and more advanced moves, like how to skate backwards. the clinic was for children ages 4 to 9, and organizers hope at least some of them will stay on the ice. ""a lot of these kids that i see could make the team and i'm really happy because they just started falling and stuff and we helped them and they just became really good hockey players and i'm just really happy about that." more than 60 kids learned from
fantastic weather wise? it is definitely a cool start to your sunday. you'll need to head outside to warm up the cars for a bit, you'll likely have thick frost on the windshield. temperatures will again be seasonable today and the sun will continue to shine. high temperatures will top out around 55 workweek continues to stay nice. temperatures will rise slightly, with highs nearing 60 degrees by tuesday. as for rain, we stay dry until late tuesday into wednesday, where we bring in the chance for a few thunderstorm s. thanks britley.
it's a topic front- runners bernie sanders and hillary clinton disagree on. sander says he would give states the ability to the drug from the f-d-a list of controlled substances. but clinton says the drug should be reclassified by the government, to allow federally- sponsored research into its effects. ignores the major issue. clinton took up the issue at carolina legislative black caucus. sot "i would like to move one to schedule two so that researchers at universities at the national institute of health could start researching what's the best way to use it. " clinton did not endorse legalizing marijuana for medical or recreational use on the federal level. republican presidential candidate marco rubio, has released more charge card statements from his time as a state lawmaker. it's a response to critics of his personal spending habits during that time.
rubio's campaign released american express card statements on saturday, which show expenses from years 2005 and 2006. numbers show he spent nearly 65-thousand dollars, including more than 7-thousand dollars for 8 personal purchases. rubio's campaign says he paid american express directly for those personal expenses. vice president joe biden, is telling the world how he got interested in politics. biden spoke about his motivation at a political event in florida yesterday, saying he gt into the political world without ever realizing it. "as a high school and college kid in the 60s it was all about for me, fighting to desegregate my state, movie theaters, restaurants, making sure my friends on my football team could go the same take-out restaurant that we could because traditionally they couldn't " biden spoke at the union for reform judaism conference. his speech comes ahead
of president obama's meeting with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. myanmar is holding landmark elections, that will determine if the military will loosen its grip on the country. that would transition the nation further toward democracy. screaming and yelling at cameras...leader hushing the elections are expected to be won by the opposition's party leader, aung san suu kyi. there are 91 parties competing to win control, but the main competition is between kyi's national league for democracy and the military- backed union solidarity development party. a junta ruled myanmar for more than 50 years, and then in 20-12, the military government took over. the u-s defense secretary ash carter, says the constant fighting over the military budget is affecting those who serve. secretary ash carter spoke about the budget battles at saturday's reagan defense forum in california. the white house and congress recently reached a two-year
budget deal, preventing further cuts in defense spending. carter says american service members follow the fiscal debates on capitol hill and the uncertainty that comes with it. " its unfair to the force. they watch this. they watch us and they ask me, hey what's going on here. and they're thinking about their families and their futures and the profession that they have dedicated themselves to and what its future is, and whether the country is behind the mission. and it pains me to see that. " while a deal on a spending plan has been reached, the budget control act remains in effect. it cuts defense spending over the next ten years, which means the department could require significant cuts once the deal expires. secretary carter is accusing russia of destabilizing order in their part of the world, because of their incursions into ukraine and loose talk about nuclear weapons. he said the u-s defense establishment is searching for creative ways to deter russian aggression
undertaking "challenging activities" at sea, air, space, and in cyberspace. carter also expressed concern over china expanding its influence and strong growing military. china's air quality is extremely hazardous in northeastern cities like shenyang, because of coal burning pollution this winter. the cities environmental protection agency showed the density of a poisonous air matter called pm2-point-5, was more than one thousand micrograms per cubic meter. the world health organization considers safe levels to be only 25 micrograms per cubic meter. officials have demanded power plants cut their output, and asked residents to stay inside. we'll take another look at your first alert forecast, next. stay with tv9.
back now to today's top stories. the y-m-ca is set to receive nearly 630-thousand dollars in federal funds to help pay for upgrades to its water and sewer systems. that money is from the u-s department of agriculture to help rural cities across the country upgrade their infrastructure for water and wastewater. and the lone rock y-m-c-a are also money. and stay with us for our 8 o'clock show. from the cedar raids r-h-c-r theatre. he'll talk
play they're putting on for veteran's day this week called iowa stories: the vietnam experience. now, a final look at the forecast... we made it to the end of the weekend, and wasn't it just fantastic weather wise? it is definitely a cool start to your sunday. you'll need to head outside to warm up the cars for a bit, you'll likely have thick frost on the windshield. temperatures will again be seasonable today and the sun will continue to shine. high temperatures will top out around 55 degrees. the beginning of your workweek continues to stay nice. temperatures will rise slightly, with highs nearing 60 degrees by tuesday. as for rain, we stay dry until late tuesday into