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tv   Early Today in Iowa  NBC  November 3, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CDT

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now on today in iowa: officers ambushed. we are learning about the suspect accused of murdering two iowa police officers. we're also hearing about the officers and how they are being remembered this morning. candidates in a big election we're following in eastern iowa. a preview of a key state senate race coming up. and next year is here. finally. cub fans all over eastern iowa celebrate late into the night as chicago wins the world series. i'm jerry gallagher. the cubs had not won a world series
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but they are now world series champs. check out the celebration outside wrigley field last night as the cubs beat cleveland in dramatic fashion -- 8-7 in extra innings. the crowd erupted. tens of thousands of fans pouring into the streets there. many other fans went to cleveland to see game seven. we'll have much more on the thrilling m a bit. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan.
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from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: areas of fog have formed this morning with visibilities dropping to less than a mile in several areas. skies cleared out, although there area a few tracking though our southernmost counties. temperatures are in the 40s to low 50s this morning... that's above normal, but 5 to 15 degrees cooler than this point yesterday morning. we should end back into the low to mid 60s minutes. continuing coverage this morning of an iowa tragedy: two officers ambushed. police believe they know who did it -- and now they want to know why. des moines police sergeant tony beminio -- an iowa city native
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martin were both shot dead in a surprise attack yesterday morning. they were shot as they sat in the patrol cars a few miles apart. it did not take long for police to have a suspect in mind -- and they arrested him after nine dallas county. blake mccoy has the latest on the investigation. canvassed the iowa neighborhood "officer's been shot, we need medics." police say it was 1:06am -- responding to a call of shots fired -- that they found martin shot dead in the front seat of his squad car. a rookie officer.. this was his first 20 minutes later -- 2 miles away -- des moines sgt. tony beminio was found shot in his squad car. he died at the opportunity for the officers to and didn't have a chance to defend themselves. police moved quickly to identify 46 year-old scott michael greene as their suspect. he turned himself in hours later.
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run-in with officers on youtube -- after being asked to leave a high school football game for holding a confederate flag during the national anthem. "greene: i think i've been assaulted by you. you grabbed me. officer: i escorted you outside the stadium. greene: you grabbed me." greene lives here with his mother... who nehigobs rsay was trying to evict him. "never thought it would come to this, that he was that unsettled officers have been killed in the line of duty. 16 -- in ambush style attacks like the ones today.. and earlier this year in dallas and batton rouge. t officers -- heartache. the men were just doing their job. it was senseless. a law enforcement source says greene has a history of mental health problems -- but investigators are still looking
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interaction at all between him and the officers. it's also unclear if either shooting was caught on a police camera. tributes and memorials are pouring in -- in honor of the two officers. flowers cover a police car at the urbandale police department. that's where officer justin martin worked. he was 24 years old. he'd been on the force since last year. never before has a law enforcement officer been killed in the line of duty in urbandale. r the shooting in urbandale. a tarp covers the car officer martin was in. one of the people who brought flowers to the memorial in honor of officer martin says they felt so sad -- and mentioned the police shootings across the country -- saying they're scared nobody is going to take care of us anymore. we mentioned that sergeant beminio grew up in iowa city. he was a standout athlete at iowa for the trojans, and also was an all- state lineman on the football team.
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of lives and not just here but branching out into his law enforcement career. you can't even imagine how many lives he's touched." he graduated from simpson college in 2001. that school's wrestling team will wear blue socks to honor the officers at their meet tonight. we're seeing support for the officers families and co-workers in many different ways. here's one example to go to you families and i'm here for you all she brought urbandale officers water. acts of kindness being seen
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who protect and serve. president obama is offering his condolences after the shootings. he says these were "shameful acts of violence" he says the two officers embodied the most decent human instinct: to put themselves in harms way for someone else. a somber feeling on the campaign trail after the candidates learned what happened in central iowa. to all the great men and women of law enforcement we are with you, we support you law and order and justice in america. justice. so good luck to the people of iowa trump called it a lack of
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trump's running mate is also talking about the tragedy. mike pence had this to say the hearts of the nation are breaking for the families of these two courageous officers and for the entire law enforcement family and for the community of des moines. he asked for a moment of silence for the two iowa officers killed. hillary clinton campaigned in nevada -- where she also mentioned the tragedy. bring the full weight of the law police officer and see to it that they are brought to justice. she also tweeted that she's heartbroken and there's no justification for this kind of violence. her running mate cancelled a campaign stop in des moines after he learned about the shootings. tim kaine and former president he did go to dubuque -- for this campaign event. i was a mayor in richmond and
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know the shockwave that immediately sends throughout the entire community, not just the law enforcement community but throughout the entire community. today, kaine is on his way to arizona for campaign stops there. decision 2016 v much attention is on the presidential race. but there are critical state elections we're keeping a close eye on. one of those for senate district 30 -- which makes up black hawk county. incumbent jeff danielson up against bonnie saddler. kwwl's macleod hageman spoke republican candidate bonnie sadler serves on the iowa alliance in homecare board -- says she brings a background in health care and business to the table. "i feel like i have a good best wants to be. they want to be at home and receive
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effective." but firefighter, navy veteran jeff danielson says that's not the type of person iowans need... "we have to improve in iowa, and we need a comprehensive plan for mental health services." danielson says he supports infrastructure improvements like new roads and bridges to help grow the economy. "but also, we need to work on a war for talent not only here in america but around the world, and so if we invest in iowans in education and upskill them to keep up with the modern the current tax code needs simplified to attract new business. "when people spend less on taxes, they have more money to spends, save and invest, it actually broadens the tax base and brings money in from different sources." "with most voters focussing their attention on the 2016 presidential race that's just as big as the campaign signs, both state senate candidates say
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their district. however, jeff danielson making it clear he's voting for hillary clinton, but bonnie sadler says she wants "you just don't want to share who you're voting for?" "right, no not right now." "there are those of use who would like a clinton economy again of the late 90's, and i think she's (clinton) is prepared to do that." democrats control the state senate -- barely. there are 25 democrats and 23 republicans. this morning: in ten minutes -- a century of waiting is over, but not before some heart- pounding moments. highlights from an electrifying game seven. plus -- video sure to make you smile this morning... even if one of these girls is not smiling. a priceless reaction when they learn what it means to be a twin. "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl."
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when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room while contestants, some as young as 15 were changing. u see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good.
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let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for your forecast forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl morning, with light fog in many others. some of stormtrack7 live weather network cameras catch that. the sun should burn that off this morning and we will keep plenty of clear skies for the next few days along with mild temperatures.... we are currently almost ten degrees above normal this n upper 30s are showing up in the northwest. winds are light and will stay light today. the cold front that brought us rain yesterday is tracking away allowing high pressure to track in. another front to the north will be pretty dry... and should stay out of the state... the clear skies and light winds will win for the next few days. highs will stay on the mild side... 50s to the 70s today with mainly 60s and 70s tomorrow across the midwest. our area will have highs in the low
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clear and calm tonight will lead to more areas of fog by morning. temperatures drop to around 40 before climbing back into the mid 60s for friday with lots of sunshine. more of the same on saturday and even into sunday. monday looks mainly dry, but there may be a few showers that track through, especially monday night. temps will stay around 60 for monday with upper 50s by wednesday. it's areas this morning, with light fog in many others. some of stormtrack7 live weather network cameras catch that. the sun should burn that off this morning and we will keep
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along with mild temperatures.... we are currently almost ten degrees above normal this morning with temps mainly in the 40s... some mid to upper 30s are showing up in the northwest. winds are the cold front that brought us rain yesterday is tracking away allowing high pressure to the clear skies and light winds it's you need an excuse to miss work? apparently, the cubs will go to bat for you... if you're a
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drinks. a beverage made in the name of each one.
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championship. players spraying champagne all over the lockerroom after the cubs win the world series. they were down three games to one, but made history with a comeback people will be talking about for years. now it wasn't easy. it never more time... almost letting this one get away. it all started with a bang for chicago. lead-off batter dexter fowler with a home run to dead center. that the first ever lead-off home run in the seventh game of the world series. cubs on the board first. let's move ahead to the fifth -- the cubs up 4-1. anthony rizzo rifles one into the corner. kris bryant was moving on the pitch and watch him come all the way around
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but as cub fans -- you know, it's not that simple. bottom eight, cleveland down two. here's rajai davis against the cubs closer aroldis chapman. that's right off the camera. a two-run home run, and we are tied at six. progressive field is going bananas. we head to extra innings -- and then -- a rain delay. it lasted 17 minutes -- and gave the cubs life. top of the tenth -- albert almora on second. the iowa cubs in des moines. he will score as ben zobrist slaps one down the left field line. the cubs would add another -- rallied again in the bottom half. it's 8-7 and here is the final out. bryant to rizzo and that's it. go figure -- a rain delay helps end a 108-year drought. "the indians never gave up and i can't believe we're finally standing after 108 years finally
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ben zobrist is the world series m-v-p. a century of misery is now over. fans celebrating into the early morning hours. we haven't heard of any major problems in chicago, but in iowa city a man enjoying the cubs win early this morning -- climbed a light hospital and at this point -- there's no word on the fans look out for the cubs - just as the cubs look out for their fans. before game seven, the cubs tweeted a super- official excuse note for everyone. it asks for an excused absence from work, class or any other responsibility a chicago cubs' fan might have. it says - "we can not - fly the 'w' without them." it adds... "if you're not familiar with sports narratives ... well, it's kind of a big deal." next up for the cubs is the championship parade.
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voters in rhode island have spoken -- at least when it comes to their taste buds. a company made custom flavored presidential candidate bottled soda. hillary's liberal limeade and donald's populist punch. so far, more than 21-thousand bottles of the punch have been sold -- a little more than hillary's limeade. there's nothing like a sibling rivarly. look at this video of twin sisters. they are learning that one is a minute older than the other. the parents of ava and alexis posted the video on youtube last week showing the conversation their mother had with them about what it means to be a twin. alexis wasn't pleased to find out her sister is one minute older than she is. she starts crying and then ava reaches over to console her. still to come -- deals every five minutes.
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see how they're trying to help you beat the black friday rush -- next. november kicks off the holiday sometimes, maybe it's worth listening to a politician. take congressman rod blum. on social security, blum doesn't just back the republican special interest agenda-- he's campaigning on it. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum supported benefit cuts by voting to raise social security's retirement age. so if you care about a secure retirement, listen to rod blum: he's putting your security at risk. women vote is responsible for
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retailers already started the start of the holiday shopping season seems to get earlier every year. according to a national retail federation survey -- this year -- holiday gift sales in november and december are expected to top 55 billion dollars. that means the average person will spend about 935 bucks on gifts -- food -- flowers -- and evet to deck the halls. if you want to beat the holiday gift guide. it features sale prices on items like t-vs and barbie's dreamhouse. amazon has a black toys. the site will feature new deals every day -- sometimes every five minutes -- until december 22nd. happy shopping. for consumer watch --
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hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady
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ls do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to go fu_k themselves." vo: because all it takes is one wrong move. donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. meteorologist eileen loan now for your forecast forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather tease for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: mainly sunny and mild for the weekend. areas of fog at night, ally crutcher joins us for today
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a tragic story continuing to develop here in iowa. the job -- this morning -- we're learning more about who they were on and off the job. plus... chaos erupts as a u-s senate debate features a former k-k-k leader. and the billy goat curse is dead. the cubs have won their first world series in more than a


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