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plus, adorable [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] announcer: this is kcci 8 news at noon. mollie: breaking news right now at noon, yet another child falls from an unsecured window, plunging three stories to the ground. we'll have the latest on that in a live report. but we begin today with the very real possibility of severe weather striking central iowa. good are you two are for joining us.
-- thank you for joining us. a lot of factors are going into determining just how severe our weather will become. let's begin now with jason for the very latest. jason: scattered stuff and a broader view of super doppler 8 radar showing the huge scattered mess in areas to the west, just southeast of lincoln. one severe storm and we will continue to watch the cloud cover. we have breaks in the south. that will increase the heating and instability needed to punch up some of those robust storms. over the next hour or so, we should see more start to shoot up and increase the potential or strong to severe storms and some could be having tornadic potential. a tomato watch out until 6:00 p.m. for central and southwestern portions of the state.
these storms should follow up -- ship fire up individually before shooting east. they put a bull's-eye from des moines eastward, but we will soon have that chance of stronger storms and i will track that with you, coming up. mollie: thank you, jason. we'll have you covered once the storms arrive. kcci stormchaser ben mcmillan and frank scagilone are out and about keeping an eye on the sky. we begin with ben, who joins us live on the phone in creston. can you believe you're storm chasing in november? then: -- ben: it is in and care is strictly -- a dozen uncharacteristically strong storm. [inaudible] there are potential tornadoes later this afternoon. keep your eyes on the road.
mollie: thank you. we apologize for the quality of audio. our own frank scaglione will also be out and about should the expected severe weather strike. frank, what's your gut feeling this afternoon? frank: we are west of the metro on interstate 80 and we are keeping an eye to the sky. we are looking for a hole in the clouds, as jason mentioned, we have to touch into this unstable air. that is a big factor. there are clouds where we are and we are looking for sunshine to peek through an cook up things closer to the ground. around here, we have our live camera and ready to roll and we will be keeping an eye on this and bring you an update as soon as something happens. reporting from the storm chaser along interstate 80, west of the
mollie: thank you. a reminder, there's all kinds of ways for you to keep track of the severe weather. we'll continuously update as things develop on tv, online at kcci.com, on our mobile apps, as well as on facebook and twitter. it's a story that's become all too familiar. des moines police were called to the 3700 block of tawana around 10:00 this morning, after a report of a child falling from a third story apartment window. kim st. onge is live there with new information. kim: molly, the three-year-old girl fell from this third story window of the woodland park apartments about a half mile north of douglas. please tell me she was alert and crying after the fall. she was transported to blank children's hospital to get treated for minor injuries. we did notice there is a grassy area beneath this window. one thing we also noticed is
still there right now, several toys. there were quite a few clothes that were draped on a nearby bush earlier today that hopefully would have broken her fall. she did survived the fall and is being treated at the hospital with minor injuries. the new information tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. live in des moines, kim st. onge kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. mollie: thank you. today, veterans are being honored around the city state and the nation. in downtown des moines, it was the iowa events center's annual veterans day program. its yearly call to do its part to make sure veterans know they are appreciated and the sacrifices they have made to keep our country free have not been forgotten. senator charles grassley spoke about his appreciation for veterans service to our country. veterans say it is important they are not forgotten. >> we find that veterans today are not as appreciated as they
i think it helps that veterans and another national holidays are particularly useful. mollie: george elliott says on a day like today, everyone should take time to reflect on the men and women currently serving or who have previously served in the armed forces. in perry, veterans were honored for serving their country by being served up a free breakfast. >> hyvee does a fantastic job, but i think it's the recognition they get on this special day for veterans. mollie: world war ii veteran mahlon conaway joined friends and fellow veterans at the hyvee for breakfast. about 300 veterans and their spouses were expected this morning. as for the other 239 participating hyvee stores, they prepared enough food for 80,000 veterans today. and over at perry high school, a special display adorns one of the hallways to recognize veterans. it's called the band of brother's hallway. featuring military uniforms from
afghanistan. local families donated memorabilia for display. a student internship project, focused on creating a data base of all perry veterans, beginning with the spanish american war and including present day. >> we have a cap from someone who wasn't you achieve a survivor. josh i will achieve a survivor. -- iowa jima survivor. just odds and ends, so that when kids see those things in text books, they can actually see a real uniform. mollie: and take a look at this. at the front of the high school in the performing arts center, the community of perry now has a permanent way to honor veterans. each poppy in the field of 200 represents a veteran. the project inspiration came from the poem in flanders' fields by john mccrae. and in washington, president obama was on hand at arlington national cemetery on the 97th anniversary of the end of world war i. the president laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. earlier today, he hosted a breakfast at the white house, honoring america's veterans and
their families. in commitment 2016 news, republican presidential candidates fanned out across the country in the hours after tuesday night's fox business network debate. craig boswell has more details from washington, d.c. craig: the top republican presidential candidates were back on the road and back to attacking their opponents just hours after the latest gop debate. >> you know, jeb, as you know, is a big common core person. i don't even like to bring up his name because, honestly, it's over. >> i am not happy about that. craig donald trump took : questions from the crowd in new hampshire over breakfast. >> i want to thank you for energizing the nomination process on the republican side. craig dr. ben carson was in : virginia speaking to students at liberty university. crocs we must be willing to cash >> we must be willing to stand up for what we believe in. craig: the debate itself was more tame than previous events, especially the last debate which was widely criticized by the candidates. >> this was a good, substantive debate.
we talked deeply about issues and i really enjoyed it. i'm glad we had one, and i hope all of the other ones will be like that. >> -- craig immigration was the issue : that brought out the sharpest divide. >> for the 11 million people, come on, folks, you know you can't pick them up and ship them back across the border. it's a silly argument. >> dwight eisenhower, you don't get nicer, you don't get friendlier, they moved a million and a half people out. you have no choice. >> even having this conversation sends a powerful signal. they're doing high-fives in the clinton campaign right now when they hear this. craig that part is true. : clinton spokesman brian fallon tweeted, we actually are doing high-fives right now. craig boswell cbs news washington, d.c. mollie: on the democratic side, more progress at drake university today, preparing for saturday's cbs news debate. kcci is also a proud co-sponsor of the event. our own kevin cooney will moderate, along with john dickerson and nancy cordes of
register's" kathie obradovich. also, new information in the shooting death investigation in the town of polaroid. they identified the victim as a 41-year-old del curry potter. potter's body was found tuesday morning and no arrests have been made. investigators say they do not believe the public is in danger. still to come the fbi says a , popular online scam continues to grow and you could be the next victim. also child soldiers, we'll take , a look at how thousands of veterans laid their lives on the
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announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon with mollie cooney and meteorologist jason sydejko. mollie: the fbi says a popular online scam continues to grow. hackers shut down your computer and then force you to pay a ransom to get control back. the international crime is targeting everyone even law enforcement.
: believe it when her entire computer froze. >> whoever hacked my computer had full access. kenneth hackers locked all her : files. she then received a pop-up ransom note like this one demanding payment to free her , computer. it even came with a countdown clock. >> it said pay this ransom before this countdown ends or you're going to lose all these files forever. kenneth the pop-up miller : received is called cryptolocker but the scam is global and the ransom notes come in different forms. you can't get past this screen once it comes up? >> you're stuck. this is it. you follow the hacker's instructions to pay them the ransom. kenneth cyber security expert demands range from $200 to $1000. and the criminals often want to be paid in the untraceable online currency bitcoin. >> it's very hard to catch the hackers. kenneth it's not just personal : computers. businesses, school districts, even police departments have code. police in swansea,
to set their system free. >> it's scary. kenneth miller refused to pay : the $800 dollar ransom and lost all of her files. a technician wiped her computer clean so she could start over. >> i lost a lot of data and a sense of security. kenneth she's taken measures to : protect herself. experts say it's important to update anti-virus software and back up all your data, but she worries the hackers could return. >> it happened out of nowhere, and i don't know if and when it will happen again. kenneth kenneth craig cbs news : metuchen, new jersey. mollie: as you continue to honor our veterans this veterans day, we look at one group of young people who chose to fight in world war ii, even though they were secretly too young to qualify. >> can't say that i had a day. a living day that i wasn't afraid. mollie: jeff settle was one of
served in world war ii. unlike many of his fellow soldiers he enlisted when he was , 16-years-old. no one under the age of 17 legally joined the armed forces of the united states during world war ii. >> i finished the 7th grade in school and 15-years-old, my dad got too old, he and i were left. he got too old to run the farm so we had to move off. mollie: many underaged soldiers altered birth certificates to join the military. the veterans of underage military service organization says there were about 200,000 americans who were technically too young to serve, but did so anyway. thousands of northside residents lost power for a time this morning. authorities say a raccoon that was electrocuted at a substation caused the outages. at one point, over 5,000 were affected, but right now, just over 160 residents remain without power. we have been talking about the impending storm, let's check in
jason: we continue to watch this developed mainly through western portions and southwestern portions of the state. that is where the main frontal before tornadic attentional. we took a look earlier, this is out until 6:00 and we will continue to watch that robust development. not seen a lot of that right now. we are seeing stronger storms and one is southwest of lincoln. as we continue to see that surface area heat, you will see the robust intensity needed for the storms to pop up and start to head to the southern portion of the state. state whether or where today. we are not seen it yet, but mainly through the afternoon between 3:00 to 4:00 in the metro and already in southwestern portions of the state. watching for clearing out there, that will be the catalyst for stronger storms to pop up. we will keep you posted as that continues to develop. it looks like a cloudy day out
there, a dreary day, but even a few peeks of sunshine that can help jump the temperatures up and provide the catalyst needed to get storms rolling. 63 is where we are at right now. as a head throughout the rest of the day, showers and thunderstorms are increasingly likely into the afternoon. we do taper the spot by the evening hours and he will likely start to chill out by 10:00 p.m. and see rain on the backside of this. for some extreme northwestern portions of the state, a snowflake or two is not out of the question. can see the robust nature of the system, oyster and western parts of nebraska where they are seeing fairly heavy snow. we are seeing the abundant instability in southern portions of the state. there's continues to talk its way eastward. as it does, that will bring the threat into our neck of the woods. for the quick moving. it will not be in all day affair.
around 7:00 or 8:00, the bulk of the showers will have shifted into extreme eastern portions of the state and northern portions of the state. is that leaves us, you can see these black lines, those outlines a constant pressure that get closer together and the wind jumps up greatly. we are definitely in the mix for very strong wind tonight and into tomorrow. let's take a look at the futurecast. as you head to the afternoon, you can see the huge line of storms form. the initial ones will likely be discreet, he will be out on their own. that is when you get the increased risk for tornadic activity. these should form into a line as they pushed forward and we could see gusty wind with that. there are a few embedded areas along with that line of storms. here's the backside rain and it moves through, not much of a threat after that. we should see rain with it and then clouds but eventually clearing. once that does so. the high wind will be the name of the game tonight.
tomorrow, the high wind affect -- morning vote be in perfect. take notice of that and be safe. mid-60's today. we can see the cooler air making its way in behind this system. we linger in that the next few days. 40 degrees on friday -- four days on friday and looking a lot better in the weekend. -- 40's into five and looking a lot better on the weekend. we will keep you posted. we have our chasers out. mollie: did you say it discreet storms? jason: i should not have. [laughter] mollie: i have never heard that. jason: kind of a technical term, the most effective way to describe it. mollie: i will keep that in mind. holidays are fast approaching, and the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college,
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that are being eliminated in the middle east? who's going to take care of israel and support them - our greatest ally in the middle east? the united states has the capability of doing this, and it's in our economic and national security interest that we do it. i will be that kind of president and i hope you want that kind of president for our country going forward. announcer: right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. mollie: welcome back. stephanie joins us today because you have a wonderful event every year. it is so popular, sent to p -- santa paws. stephanie: we are in our 29th he or. we have had over 300 appointments so far. people bring in their pets, they have pictures with santa claus
or they choose to have it with our background, themselves or their pet. we do a different set eight year and they can order either the digital file to do it how they would like or they can order prints and holiday cards unless that will be ready at the end of november. mollie: what is the cost? stephanie: packages range in price, but the digital file is $10 and you can order prints also if you would like. the smallest package starts at $25 and all of the proceeds go back to the animal rescue league and this is the last weekend, so there is not another chance this year. mollie: call right now. what fun pets have you had? i imagine you have seen the gamut. stephanie: dogs are the most common way to get a lot of cats. we do have a miniature horse that comes often. we have had birds, turtles,
the horse is the favorite. quite the production, but we have had ferrets. there are some people who show up to have their pictures taken with santa, too, which is fine. mollie: also, you have a big award you received. stephanie: yes, we were honored to be chosen as the shelter of the year by home again, a microchip company that is nationwide. we -- they had narrowed it down to eight finalist and we were selected as number one. mollie: congratulations. stephanie: we received the announcement this week in and celebrated with free microchips and we will continue that as well. mollie: congratulations. if you want a pet, or just for tonight, where do we go? stephanie: our main location and we also have satellite locations and can go to a website to check available pets. mollie: that phone number is the want to call. stephanie: or you can go on the
my plan, the new college compact, says you should not have to borrow money to pay tuition if you go to a public college or university. and you ought to be able to refinance student debt. and i don't believe the federal government should be making a profit off of lending to young people who are borrowing to be able to get their education. we have got to make college affordable.