tv KCRG TV9 First News ABC November 22, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CST
from your 24 hour news source, this is ??? . looking for a reason. police in st. louis and san antonio search for meaning behind two shootings. cards of condolence. des moines area police say they understand the emotions of losing a colleague... small business saturday. area stores are trying to grab the attention of holiday shoppers this year. good tuesday morning! it's city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara
plan on rain to push into eastern iowa. today's rain will break a 19 day run of no rain at cedar rapids. plan on the rain to arrive mainly in the afternoon and evening. highs will struggle in the thick clouds and rain and should only be around 40 in many areas. tonight, plan on rain to continue with steady temperatures. the chance of showers should continue to go right into our wednesday with the bulk of the day wet. rainfall totals around a half inch look good with isolated amounts around three quarters of an inch. thanksgiving day will be dry, but there will be ample down into the upper 30s north with lower 40s farther south.today: breezy with showers developing. wind: se 15-25. high: 41 tonight: showers likely. wind: se 10-2 w: tomorr: nw 5-10. low: 32thanks kaj.this answers behind two police shootings. des moines area police are asking the same question, following the deaths of two
st. louis police say the man who allegedly shot and critically injured an officer sunday night, could be connected to 2 other shootings. officials say police shot and killed the suspect, 19- year-old george bush, during a shootout yesterday morning. police say he shot a 46- year-old sergeant twice in the face. the sergeant is recovering at home today. law enforcement says bush tried to run from police before the shootout. in san antonio, police have arrested and killing a detective. police captured 31- year-old otis mckane after an intense manhunt throughout monday. they say mckane shot and killed benjamin marconi sunday night. officials say the detective was on a traffic stop when mckane walked up to his vehicle and started shooting. "this investigation is by no means over. the motive for the capital murder is still unknown." " the san antonio police chief also says officers
continue to mourn the loss of two of their own officers. des moines sergeant anthony beminio and urbandale officer justin martin were killed on november 2nd. inside the des moines police department, there are boxes of sympathy cards from across the country. now, the des moines officers plan to write their own cards to police stations dealing with similar tragedies. police say the latest ambushes are a reminder of the danger that comes with the uniform. "it definitely makes us a lot more vigilant about our because we start getting paranoid and we bunker up and then we're not gonna be able to do the things in the community that they deserve us to do. " des moines police say they plan to discuss ways to better protect officers, including enhanced body armor. cedar falls police are investigating a deadly crash at the highway 218 interchange. officials say 30-year-old richard coleman from
highway 57 when his car crashed into a concrete pillar for the highway 218 overpass. investigators say coleman's car was the only one involved. chattanooga, tennessee police have arrested a school bus driver involved in a crash yesterday that killed at least 5 children, all of them from an elementary school. we'll go in-depth on the investigation and why investigators think speed could be a factor, later in this half hour. in a tv-9 follow-up this morning.. a dubuque man convicted of killing his daughter will go to prisn first-degree murder of his daughter, kimberly, last year. stern's lawyers are waiting to hear whether their client will get a new trial. they claim a judge should have not allowed prosecutors to present some evidence in the original trial in september. that includes his initial statements to police. stern shot his daughter more than a dozen times at their home last year. as the air has gotten colder, an overflow emergency shelter is now open in linn county. this shelter will stay open
representatives from shelters and free meal sites work to fill beds in 3 shelters first in cedar rapids. they are the willis-dady emergency shelter, mission of hope and catholic worker house, as shown here. when those beds are full, the overflow shelter will open. that additional shelter served nearly 100 people last year. in johnson county, members of shelter house have opened a low-barrier shelter during the coldest months. that shelter accepts people who are intoxicated and can't get into shelter house. this year th former t-m-1 building on boyrum street. the shelter is expected to open next month. it served nearly 125 people last year. public health officials in dubuque county say there's no clear reason for the increasing number of mumps cases. that's according to our coverage partner, k-d- t-h. according to the iowa department of public health, dubuque county has reported 45 mumps cases. most are linked to students at dubuque's schools. health officials say there's an increased risk of catching mumps during the holidays.
hands often. a dubuque school committee is waiting to decide whether or not to ban a book. members say they're all going to read the "the perks of being a wallflower" to better judge it's educational value. some parents are taking issue with the book, which required reading for students at one class at hempstead high school. it's been part of that class's curriculum for the past decade. one parent says the book normalizes illegal drug use and casual sex. now she's asking the school district to find an alternative. "we're trying to encourage kids to make healthy choices and then on the glorifies unhealthy choices. " the committee now reading the book includes several high school teachers, 3 hempstead students, librarians and some parents. they'll meet again next month to review the book and its educational benefits. the salvation army in cedar rapids is getting ready today for its big thanksgiving meal. today, volunteers are going to start cooking the turkeys. the salvation army plans to feed more than 400 people tomorrow.
regular hot meals. but the dinner is open to anyone in the community. while the organization says it doesn't need any extra help this week, it's encouraging people to sign up for future events. " 2:46, "we need volunteers to go bell ring and when you are bell ringing you're helping us raise money for programs just like this so in essence you are helping us put this meal on by bell ringing " the salvation army also says monetary donations are always appreciated. after thanksgiving, most of us will start shopping.. if you haven't already. black friday is always a big day for that, but local business owners what to remind people of small business saturday. kcrg-tv nine's brea love is here. brea, there's so much competition now for holiday spending -- and so many reasons for local businesses to make this a focus. that's right chris and nicole, many reasons. it grows the local economy, lets you skip the rush of black friday, and you can find some unique gems outside of the corporate chain stores. i stopped by one downtown business to see why it's owner thinks eastern iowans should
when you think of christmas shopping, you're probably thinking of something to wrap. but local businesses in cedar rapids have more to offer. breathing room yoga could be one of those options. owner sarah driscoll is participating in small business saturday. "26:35i think it's a really cool idea to give the gift of experience instead of material things." "26:56if you can give someone an experience, its something they their lives." this studio has gift certificates and small items for sale. driscoll says she supports shopping local because all of the money stays in the community. "28:31when you give your money to a local businesses, you're getting something back in return more than just what you purchased." "47:46there's plenty of small businesses across eastern iowa. they're here downtown, in newbo, and in czech village. the cedar rapids metro economic alliance says choosing local is important." "34:35 it's important to spend your dollars here because they stay here. they support our local community, they support the local economy, and two it's a great opportunity to support those business owners who want to be here, and who have decided to
the alliance are small businesses. it provides the support they need, so business's like driscoll's can thrive.. and help each other. "28:46we're all in this together in our community, so we have to support each other and help each other's businesses succeed." small business saturday is this saturday last year more than 95 million people participated nationwide. chris, nicole? "until i can hit the middle of the target every single shot i'm gonna keep pushing and learning. " an iowa paralympian is pushing ahead that he'll earn another chance to represent the u-s at the 2020
be around 40 in many areas. tonight, plan on rain to continue with steady temperatures. the chance of showers should continue to go right into our wednesday with the bulk of the day wet. rainfall totals around a half inch look good with isolated an inch. thanksgiving day will be dry, but there will be ample clouds and that will hold highs down into the upper 30s north with lower 40s farther south.today: breezy with showers developing. wind: se 15-25. high: 41 tonight: showers likely. wind: se 10-20. low: 39
wind: nw 5-10. low: 32 thanks kaj. plan on rain to push into eastern iowa. today's rain will break a 19 day run of no rain at cedar rapids. plan on the rain to arrive mainly in the afternoon and evening. highs will struggle in the thick clouds and rain and should only be many areas. tonight, plan on rain to continue with steady temperatures. the chance of showers should continue to go right into our wednesday with the bulk of the day wet. rainfall totals around a half inch look good with isolated amounts around three quarters of an inch. thanksgiving day will be dry, but there will be ample clouds and that will hold highs down into the upper 30s north with lower 40s farther south.today: breezy with showers developing. wind: se 15-25. high: 41 tonight: showers likely. wind: se 10-20. low: 39 tomorrow: showers likely. wind: - nw 5-15. high: 45 tom. night: cloudy. wind: nw 5-10. low: 32
his silver medal at the 2012 london paralympics in archery... stutzman, who was born without arms, did not medal this past summer in the games in brazil. during his 6 year career where he uses his feet for archery, stutzman has set a world record along with his 2012 silver. now the call of 2020 in tokyo beckons -- with a focus on sharpening his skills in training for the paralympics in four years. "it's now an opportunity to use what i've learned to get in maybe inspire them as well. " immediately next for stutzman is an indoor archery competition in february. after that he will take his career in a different direction with 3-d shooting, where archers use a course of 3 dimensional foam targets. some students from dubuque wahlert high school sang for the pope this weekend. 1:18:30 singing, showing pope francis
vatican. the choir was near the alter not far from pope francis. the members waved at the pope when he passed by. the choir also performed at a ceremony in which the pope confirmed new cardinals. we're still accepting nominations for our annual "nine who care". t-v nine and our show you care sponsors will honor nine outstanding volunteers who've made a difference in their communities. to nominate someone, just go to kcrg facebook's internet- providing drone is now under the microscope after it was involved in a crash. more on that investigation in today's tech bytes. stay with tv9.
its every parents worst nightmare. sot chief fred fletcher "hamilton county schools has confirmed there were 35 students on board that bus. all those students attend woodmore elementary and are in grades k through 5th grade" just a mile away from the chattanooga elementary school.... a school bus ..packed with kids....ran off the road, crashed into trees ...ending up on its side in a tangled didnt survive the accident. sot chief fred fletcher: "multiple children lost their lives." officials say at least 5 kids were killed right now investigators believe the bus was most likely traveling too fast. no other vehicles were involved in the crash...the 24 year old bus driver was arrested and is now facing charges. sot chief fred fletcher: "johnthony walker is being charged with 5 counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment , and reckless driving." it took rescue crews hours
23 of them were sent to local hospitals. sot kirk kelly: "we're just asking for prayers ..and our hearts go out to the families" stephanie ramos abc news new york japanese officials lifted all tsunami warnings and advisories for the island this morning. a powerful earthquake jolted the island yesterday. there were tsunamis in the morning, but the largest measured just over 4 feet. people in tokyo could about 150 miles southwest of the epicenter. now for a quick check on your weather with meteorologist kaj o'mara. stay with tv9. it's . now, one last look at this
plan on rain to push into eastern iowa. today's rain will break a 19 day run of no rain at cedar rapids. plan on the rain to arrive mainly in the afternoon and evening. highs will struggle in the thick clouds and rain and should only be around rain to continue with steady temperatures. the chance of showers should continue to go right into our wednesday with the bulk of the day wet. rainfall totals around a half inch look good with isolated amounts around three quarters of an inch. thanksgiving day will be dry, but there will be ample clouds and that will holdighs wn into the upper sorth with lo nd: se 15-25. high: 41 tonight: likely. wind: se 10-20. low: 39 tomorrow: showers likely. wind: - nw 5-15. high: 45 tom. night: cloudy. wind: nw 5-10. low: 32abc's kendis gi
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early morning news. the crunch before the holidays. president-elect donald trump lays out his plans 6 key agenda items in a youtube video. not home for the holidays. september's floodwaters are keeping one clarksville family from celebrating at their house. hunger strike. 3 activists say it's not too late for the iowa utilities board to stop t d good tuesday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 22nd. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on rain to push into eastern iowa. today's rain will break a 19 day run of no rain at cedar rapids. plan on the rain to arrive mainly in the afternoon and evening. highs will struggle in the thick