tv KCRG TV9 Saturday Morning News ABC November 21, 2015 8:00am-9:00am CST
is waking up with kcrg-tv99 it's today. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday morning news. good morning. we have snowy road condition throughout the tv9 this morning. let's totos it over to o for the latest. light to moderate snow will fall through can be expected temperatures cold front has moved through and a sigificant amount of snoohas accumulatt. highs today will top out in n the upper 20s, lows this evening will be extremely cold, bottoming out in the single digits. with the winds out of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing cloe to zero. please dress warm and in layers if you must go outdoors. when shoveling, give yourselves frequent break, and check on your neighbors and pets. you can always stay up to date
conditions by signing up for kcrg-'s text lert. jus go to kcrg-got-com, click on the cancellations tab, thehehit "sign upp then you can get phone notifications on severe weather, breaking news, and cancellations. the snow rolled into eastern iowa early yesterday afternoon, and road conditions got worse overnight. the iowa d-o-t said nearly all roads and highways were completely covered. travel was not advised in black hawk county. the storm is hitting just as football fans are heading to iowa city this morning. state troopers are warning
caution. ""it's just going to take you longer to get from where you're going to where you need to go so when you get in your car and start heading out toniggt or tomorrow during the game, just take that extra time and extra caution." " trooper conrad says one good thing about the storm: people had time to plan for it. rescue teams had to rescce a man stuck in creek near des moines. kcci-tv reported a car went into the creek just outside adel around 5 last night. thth car was partially submerged wheecrews arrivee on scene. it took first responders about 10 minutes to pull the woman to safety. crews carried her on a stretcher to an ambulance. authorities say she suffered non-life threatening injuries. waterloo firefighterssattled snow and wind on top of intense flames and smoke last night. a fire broke t in a building in the 15 hundred block of grandview avvnue. the fire department sayy the building was used for welding metal
storage racks. the waterloo- cedar falls courier reports waterloo auto parts leased the building to a company called con-trol container systems. iowa wasn't the only state to get pummeled with snow. the rest of the midwest saw veral inches pqle up. parts of south dakota got more than a foot on friday. somm meteorologis ts expect the heaviest bands of snow to stretch from sioux falls to dubuque. sioux falls residents spent friday digging out. but peoole living there say they're used to it. "sot: mike rink, sioux falls resident "it's a wet snow and slippery. that might make a difference but it shouldn't. they've driven here before. i'm sure of it." " there were about 66 weather-related crashes in sioux falls throughout the day yesterday. e snow prompted crews to start clearing out kinniik stadium to make way for fans today. the hawkeyes have sold more than 60 thousand tickets for today's game against purdue.
but with this weather, it'shard to know how many will show up. road crews so plan to put an emphasis on clearing the major routes leading to the stadium. inside kinnick, the primary goal will be to make the football field playable. "first things first et the snow off the ield and out of the stadium and then go from there as far as concourses, the vestibules, all the aisles clean as best we can before 11 o'clock, or before the gates open. " the best advice for &ans is to dress warm, and be prepared to sit on snowy stadium seats. the last time the hawkeyes played on a snocovered field was november of 1991. iowa played against the minnesota gophers. make sure to stay tuned for sports. we'll take a look back at the sights and sounds of that winteryygame. for you hawkeye fans planning to stay out of the snow today... you can watch them on espn 2. the hawkeyes kick off against purdue at 11 o'clock this morning.
also battling the snow... iowa state will play an away game at kansas state today. that game also starts at 11 o'clock. you can watch it on fox sports. southern p- m, on e-s-p-n 3. to hours of tailgating, lnd tailgating means visits from presidential candidates. rand paul is set to travel to iowa city this morning. he's campaigning at a tailgate leading up to the hawkeye game. the event is called "stand with rand". he's expected to talk about and conservaaive ideals in washington. senator paul is also set to visit voters in davenport. trump is trying to give clarity to ssatements he made about keeping track of supported the idea of a government database to track muslims. " should there be a database system that tracks muslims here in tts country?thhre should be a lot of systems-
and today you could do it. but right now we have to have a border, we have to have strength, we have to have a wall and we cannot let what's happening to this country happen several of ttump's g-o-p riials criticized him for those statements. ahd so democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton. " you know mr. trump has atatacked mexicann immigrants, he's attacked women, now he's attacking muslim americans. at some point you gotta ask yourself, wait a minute us that the kind of country we are. " since he made that statement in iowa on thursday, trump said friday that he wants a watch list for syrian rrfugees coming into o he country. iowa senator joni ernst is talking to eastern iowa students about leadership. this is video of ernst speaking to students at clear creek amma high school in tiiin yesterday. ernst talked about how high school kids can get involved with the political process. she said she was pleased
to see how much interest the students have in governmentt "these young men and woon are engaged, and you can tell they are engaged by the types of questions they were asking, so i love it, when i come home and meet people and visit with them. " ernst also encouraged the students to observe or participate in the upcoming iowa caucuses. the world i still mourning over recent terrorqst attacks in paris.... and now woold leaders arar veloping strategies to fight islamic extremists, after another terror attack i mali. stay with v9. it's ---. light to moderate snow will
today will top out in the upper 20s, lows this evening will be extremely cold, bottoming
out in the single digitsts with e winds out of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close to zero. pleasedress warm and in layers if you must go outdoors. when shoveling, give yourselves frequent break, and check on your neighbors and pets. thanksksbritley.
the hawks beat the gophers 23-8 and went onto the holiday bowl. iowa and purdue will kick off at 11:00 am tomorrow dress warm. the15th rankee panthers wilil try totowin their 5th straight game tomorrow against southern illinois in the uni-dome and if they win that should put them in the playoffs at 7-4. we have done whawe needed to be we have done a nice job in november. you ww one g gme the next game gets bigger so this game just enhanced what is capable now. we are only focused on the game we are playing in known that is a big game for uss sot :21 oc: " big game for us " uni offensive line coach ben barkema will not be on the silines for tomorrows game. e has been suspended after being arrested last nighgh for owi. the kennedy cougars were supposed to play dowling tonight for the 4a state title.. of course that game was moved to monday and kennedy
coach brian white is taking advantage of the extra ttme totoprepare. more time to prepare for an oppenent is always great.. they have more time too. it is what you do with that time so we went back to a mid-week schedule today and tomorrow and we will get after it a little bit today and tomorrow. but what it really does is add three more days onto our season we get to play football so that is the bonus that is the good part of it. :19 oc: "good part of it " the second raaked iowa wressling team hosted maryland today and a good start for the hawks.. thomas gillman got them going with the 24-7 tech fall.. and then corey clark put tyler goodwin on his back for the fall.. iowa got another pin from sammy brooks at 184 for a 22-9 lead and nathan burak followed with a 21-5 tech fall and the hawkeyes beat maryland 36-9.. iowa also shutout grand canyon, iowa central and correll as part of the iowa duals. uni will host top ranked north carolina tomorrow at one on kcrg 9.2. the tarheels practid today in cedar falls and marcus paige
confirmed he is not playing. "i really thought i was going to come back cause i had a doctor's appointment yesterday and i went in feeling well. i had been doing stuff in practice but i hadn't done any live contact stuff. theyeyjust told me it was starting to heal and form back together, but i needed another week until they were confident in putting me back out there without puttiig me in jeopardy." ot :18 oc:"...putting me in jeopardy." to the pitch the loras soccer team hosted depaw in the second round of the d-3 ncaa soccer tournament today. mike gordon drilled one fromhe top of the box to give the duhawks a 2- nothing first half lead and that was plenty for goalie jacob peterson who made some big time saves in the 2-1 loras win to advance to the elite 8. and finally the uni volleybal team entertained bradley tonight and amy held as a killing machine in the first set.. and tten checkoutut the defense from the panthers heather hook with the block.. uni won the first set 25-14 and ththy go onto sweeebradley 3-0.. thanks scott.
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it's today. 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 ert forecast, britley... light to moderate snow will fall through can be expected through parts of the day. temperatures will be much cooler now that the cold front has moved through and a significant amount of snow has accumulated.d.highs today wwl top out in the upper 20s, lows this evening will be extremely cold, bottoming out in the single digits. with the wins out of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close to zero. please dress warm and in layers if you must go outdoors. when shoveling, give yoyorselves frequent break, andd check on your neighbors and pets. the roads have been getting
it's clear... the salt trucks are out so it's not bad. it's started to get bad right before 380. " iowa state patrol monitored the road conditions and drivers. one trooper said it's a agood thing drivers anticipated the storm. the snow is causing multiple closings, cancellations, and postponements. we're showing many of those at the bottom of your screen. you can also find a complete listing on kcrg dot com and through the kcrg-tv9 mobile app. state high school football championships were postponed yesterday, and moved to monday. just a note today, we will not be airing these games on kcrg 9.2. they'll still playing at the uni dome in cedar alls. monday's games should followwthe sasae time schedule as planned. we will have the uni basketball game on 9.2 this afternoon at 1. the panthers will play against north carolina at home. this fourth of july, someone stole two huge flags that were hanging on
the front of a dubuque business. last week, police found the missing flgs. kcrg tv9's dubuque bureau chief katie wiedemann explains why the discovery was a surprise for police. while working in his tee shirt designhop last summer, tom rauen had a though "i just had this dea, seeing if i could find the biggest flags possible. " the massive flags, each worth about a thousand bucks, caught a lot of attention from customers and passers by. unforttnatel y, they also caught a thief's attention. "we came back from the 4th of july weekend and they were stolen, it was just completely shocking." with no leads from police, rauen posted information about the theft on his facebook page. the post gained 100- thousand views. "i was just hoping somebody would see something or heard of something. " months went by, still no leads.
until last week. "last wednesdayon veteran's day, i get a phone call from the the dubuque police department and they s sid they recovered the flags. " a discovery that's leaving rauen surprised and a little more cautious. "we're definitely going to put thememack up and ww are going to make sure they're securere a little bit better this time. we do have a new surveillence system in the parking lot. " wartburg coolege in wavvrly rreived some extra help to hall. the school received a one million dollar challenge grantto help fix up clinton hall. that money came from the 'mccaskey challenge,' a fund that twowo wartburg graduates from chicagoo started. the renovation will cost around 8- million dollars total. it includes updating student rooms and adding a computer lab, and even small movie theater. the money for the project by may 31st. waypoint
devices. yesterday, mercy medical center in cedar rapids donated automatic external defibrillators to the organizations. a-e-d's can help save a person's life if they experience sudden cardiac arrest. someone only s to press the power button and hen a voice will guide them through the process of reviving the victim. mercy medical center noticed a need n the community for the devices more than a year ago, an emphasized their importance. "time is of the essence and so if you're able to get that within a matter of seconds on somebody the chances of them surviving the event greatly increases; rather than waiting for ems services to arrive this really gets the $& process started." the a-e-d's will be placed in open and accessible locations in the organizations and schools. if you'd likk to double the imimct of your donations to the cedar rapids salvation army, today's the day to drop money into those red kettles. the local board members will
match the moneyythat comes in saturday. at the end of the day, they'll add up the donations, include the matching funds, and it all goes to the christmas campaign goal. the salvation army is hoping all the money from the red kettles this year will add up o 790-thousand dollars. a popular burrito chain closes down locations in several states after an e coli outbreak. now health officials are looking for the tainted ingredient. stay with tv9. it's ---.
cold, bottoming out in the single digits. with the winds outtf the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close to zero. please dress warm and in layers if you must go outdoors. when shoveling, give yourselves frequent break, and check on your neighbors and pets. an american is one of about 20
attack on a hotel in mali. it happened as peace talks were getting started there. authorities identified h hr as 4141year-old anii datar of maryland. iilamic extremists stormed a radisson hotel friday morning, holding several people hostage. the attacks led mali to declare a state of emergency. these photos show malian and u-n security forces escorting hostages out of the building. france and the u-s have taken action against islamic extremists in mali several times. president bama addressee the attacks yesterday. " this is another awful reminder that the scourge of terrorism threatens so many of our nations. and once again, this barbarity only stiffens oor resolve tooeet this challenge. we will stand
president obama is in south east asqa now meeting with region leaders. european union ministers met in brussels friday to discuss the next steps to take against the ismic state. the french interior minister said his country and the rest of europe will do whatever they can to wipe out terrorism. "the europe that we love the europe that we have built should also do what it can to combat terrorism, it is its duty to it's citizens, it is duty to the humanist values inspired the founding fathers of europe. " at the meetingl the e-u ministers promised to quickly tighten booer security to stop any more extremists from coming in. chipotle customers are raising questions about od safety, after an e coli outbreak at the popular burrito chain. the e utbreak has soofar caused 45 cases of the illness in six states: washington, oregon,
for disease control. 16 people were so sick they had to be hospitalized. the c-d-c says a single ingredient is the likely culprit...but they haven't identified what it is. some customers want more transparency from m he company, serving. " "if you have things that are raw you should definitely pull those and not make them available until you can at least see if there's something bacteria related that people shouldn't be eating " chchotle locations in oregon and washington reopened last week after being closed due to the outbreak. still to come, tv-9's katie wiedemann talks with mike kelly from unity point health about the purpose behind no shave november. but before we go to break, we'll take another look at road conditions across iowa....
this montis no shave november. men across the country toss out eir razors, toto raise mmey for testicular cancer research and treatment. hospitals and organizations acros the countryarticipate. kcrg-tv'9s katie wiedemann talked about that effort with mike elly from unity point finley hospital. no shave november is here! hospitals and organizations across the country are raising money
now, a final look at the forecast... light to moderate snow will fall through parts of the morning. flurries can be eepected through parts of the day. temperatures will be much cooler now that the cold front has moved through and a siknificant amount of snow has accumulatfd. highs today will top out in
the upperr0s, lows thissvening will be exttmely cold, bottoming out in the single digits. with the winds out
of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close to zero. please dress warm and in layrs if you must go oudoors. when shoveling, give yourselves frequent break, and nenehbors and pets. thanks for joining us this saturday morning. be sure to watch kcrg- tv9 coming up ay 8, right after good morning america weekend great saturday. good morning from