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>> the most watched news at noon in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon. mollie: right now at noon, a truck veers off the highway, slams into a light pole, jumps a fence and crashes into a des moines home. thanks for joining us today. it happened around 10:00 a.m in the 1700 block of lyon street. police say the male driver was on the east 15th on-ramp to i-235 with 2 dogs in a cage in the back of the truck. his truck side swiped a park car before it hit the home, but no major injuries or serious damage has been reported. a neighbor tells kcci something similar happened in that area earlier this year. she says she wants the city to put up a higher fence.
we have got kids, we about animals. that. mollie: police are investigating what happened to believe in lightning caused by a medical problem. the driver was taken to a metro area hospital. investigators in california say they still don't know the motive for wednesday's shootings in san bernardino. but new information is emerging the suspects to a terrorists. chris martinez has the latest from san bernardino. reporter: cbs news confirms that shooting suspect tashfeen malik plextor allegiance to isis on facebook. she and her husband, syed farook rampage this week in san bernardino. the couple's relatives say the surprise. >> it's just mind-boggling why david do some thing like this. reporter: her sister and brother-in-law are angry and send. they are now left when i get they could've prevented the
>> i asked myself if i called them that morning or the neck before and asked him how he was doing or what he was up to. if i had any inclination that i could've stopped it. reporter: the suspects died in a shootout with police. officers say they have enough firepower for more attacks. investigators looking into the possibility that his wife radicalized him. the couple was engaged in 2013 after he traveled to saudi arabia for a religious pilgrimage. we are beginning to get a glimpse of the 14 people killed in this as families and friends share stories about their loved ones. jennifer says her husband a list was deeply devoted to his messianic jewish faith. he was so kind to everybody. he was very chivalrous. reporter: friends say dingle kaufman was always smiling. >> when things are starting to get to you, daniel was show up and it was like -- >> he would pull a stunt and make you laugh. reporter: more than 20 people
several of them still in critical condition. chris martinez, cbs news, san bernardino, california. mollie: investigators say they at a press conference this it is scheduled to start at 2:00 central. you can stay with kcci and kcci.com for an update. two suspects have an traveling for the 30th using phony identification. one of the restaurants targeted in november 13 attack reopened on today. cafe bonne biere was one of several sites across paris that was targeted by gunmen in a shooting rampage during the 130 people were killed in the attacks. the french government today also issued a step by step guide showing how to react in the event of a terrorist attack. it features diagrams showing ways to better protect oneself such as obstructing doorways with sofas, turning devices to
officers. officials say the san bernardino and paris attacks have been linked to skyrocketing gun sales. rangemasters training center in clive say sales have increased by 32% in just the last 3 weeks. they say there is typically a spike in gun sales around the holidays, but they tell kcci the recent mass shootings have also contributed to the increase. the number of permits to carry issued in polk county has also increased from 473 in october to 768 in november. mass shootings like the ones in san bernardino spurred congress to look at new gun legislation that would expand background checks. but as craig boswell shows us, despite support from both democrats and republicans the bill could not pass. reporter: democrats moved to push new gun-control legislation on capitol hill thursday in response to the recent mass
>> the shooting was the 355th mass shooting this year. gun violence has reached epidemic levels in the united states. reporter: it would expand background checks to gun shows an online purchases, prevent people on the terror watchlist from buying guns or ammunition, and strengthen treatment for mental illnesses and substance abuse. republicans easily defeated the proposals. marco rubio explained why on cbs this morning. >> what they are trying to do not solve any of these problems and in fact would impede the second minute right.of a large number of americans reporter: the massacre in san bernardino has less to do with gun-control and more about the need to fight terrorism at home and abroad to republicans. >> these individuals would have passed expanded background checks. . these individuals in california reporter: residential hopefuls say the problem in the fight against terror starts at the white house. one of our priorities must be to defeat isis, not to contain them. not to degrade them.
and to be back in the leadership business. reporter: president obama cbs news that congress he suppressed gun-control laws to stop the number of mass shootings in america. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. mollie: four republican senators voted for the legislation but is still do not have enough support to reach the 60 votes needed. republican donald trump pulling away from his rivals for his party's race for president. the cnn/orc poll released today shows trump with the support of 36% of likely republican voters. senator ted cruz comes in second with 16%. ben carson is third at 14%. senator marco rubio is forth with 12%. no other republican candidates received more than 5%. new jersey governor chris christie campaigning for president in iowa responded to the poll, saying national polls mean nothing at this point. the republican spoke this morning to the iowa association of electrical cooperatives
moines. our cynthia fodor sat down with the governor for an exclusive interview, right after learning the attacker in the california -- he says he is best qualified to fight terrorism by his extreme to new jersey following 9/11. he says this is no time for the next president to learn on the job. >> you need someone who is done it already. i have done it for seven years and in the aftermath of 9/11 for two of the largest terrorism prosecutions and just apartment history. make sure that every day law enforcement as the tools they need to be of the do it needs to be done. and i will not need an owners manual. i will not need a tutorial. i have done it. mollie: you can hear more of that interview on kcci news tonight. he will be stopping at the uptown cafe at jefferson this afternoon and then adjust the
dodge today at 5:30. the des moines fire department says a construction accident cause yesterday's gas leak that forced them to close several downtown streets. several building around 2nd and grand had to be evacuated until the leak was brought under control. reported. , no injuries were reported. it looks like we might be expected whether. -- weather. jason: a little ridge building it and high pressure. ingredients are there for us to climb into the 50's for a day. even 40's for most of the weekend. we are sitting right there at 47 degrees. plenty of sunshine going on. well above our average. is usually in the mid to upper 30's for this time of year. making for some pretty gorgeous days out there. pretty gorgeous morning's. you can see a little bit of frost on the ground. you look at the sunrise and it's absolutely beautiful stuff out there. we will have a clear shot at sun
we hardly have any clouds out there helping to give us warm. 47 fort des moines and 48 in knoxville. we do top out above 50 degrees. heading down to 37 by 9:00 p.m. i will have more the warmer temperatures this weekend and with the rain will fall coming up shortly. mollie: thank you. we're one day away from iowa's appearance in the big ten football championship. the undefeated hawkeyes take on michigan state in indianapolis. watch for live reports from sports director andy garman and kcci's ryan smith on kcci 8 news at 5:00, 6:00 and 10:00. out big 10 football championship crew will also have a preview of the game tonight at 8:00 right here on kcci channel 8. they were lining up in camping at a west des moines overnight year. the new caribou coffee & einstein brothers bagels opened at 5:00 a.m. near 60th & mills civic parkway. the first 50 people who walked in won free breakfast for a year. they had been line since about 1:00 a.m. some 75 people were camped out
time still got free treats for their effort. and a special thanks to everyone who supported our annual toys for tots breakfast this morning. hundreds of toys were collected all taking place at the west des , moines marriott on jordan creek parkway. from 6:00 to 9:00 a.m. families from across the metro dropped off gifts for kids of all ages or made a cash donation. each family that took part got a sweet deal in return free breakfast. and they did not have to cannot overnight. it first looked like the green bay packers lost last night's nfl game against the lions. did you see what happened in the last second? also a good way to get into the
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know. >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon with mollie cooney and meteorologist jason sydejko. mollie: a strong national jobs report could mean higher interest rates in the near future. the u.s. labor department says the u.s. economy added 211,000 jobs last month. that's a higher rate than expected.
now at 5%. that's the lowest it's been since 2008. the jobs report indicates the u.s. economy may be gaining momentum. and that may mean the federal reserve could increase interest rates. they've been stuck a zero since 2008. if you didn't stay up to watch last night's packers-lions game here on kcci, you missed one amazing finish. it looked like the packers lost, running out of time before they could make a play towards the end zone. but there you go. gave the packers one last chance. you saw it with no time left on the clock, packers quarterback rodgers threw a 61-yard hail mary pass into the end zone. his receiver caught the pass to give the packers the win, 27-23. a lot of hard it and a lot of heart attacks. can we expect any more snow into the weekend? we know it will be kind of nice outside. jason sydejko has your super
jason: we are not talking snow. the chances for a little bit of rain. if you're a snow lover, this will not be nice to you. pretty beautiful. out and about and enjoying the this is about what it will be like for the next seven days or so. we have a couple of chances of shortly. we are cloud-free. get out and enjoy the day. he will be a great one. temperatures in the upper 40's. your average for this time of year since around the 38 degree mark. we will continue to drop off from the hive 51 by 3:00 down to 47 -- 32 tomorrow morning and then back up into the upper 40's for tomorrow afternoon. nothing across the midwest. a few clouds up in northern portions of minnesota. that next system eventually moving in from the west.
along with it -- dash of rain along with it. as the system approaches you can see clouds start to shoot up ahead of it. other than that we are not talking a whole lot. your saturday looking absolutely beautiful. futurecast keeps us in the clear stuff for a while. this system makes its way in and we start to kick up the cloud cover. and eventually we will bring in some very light rain chances to the overnight, saturday into sunday. before that even sunday morning looking clear into the afternoon. the cloud cover building in. futurecast does not spit out any cloud cover with this. there is a chance we see a sprinkle or two by the time this is said and done. we have nothing again. plenty of sunshine in the forecast for us. 51 today along with the sunshine. everybody is getting in on the sunny stuff. tonight backing down only to the low 30's. very comfortable. above average on all accounts for this time of year.
chances for a little bit of light rain really early on sunday. after that temperatures staying in the low 50's through the end of next week. we have a chance for a little bit of rain rolling in on wednesday and again on friday. other than that we are warm and sunny all the way through next weekend. mollie: thanks. if you have not started holiday decorating yet, we have the place to get inspiration. the holiday home tour in ames this weekend. thank you both for coming in. both members? international service literacy worldwide. mollie: holiday open house tour. what a reason to see this saturday and sunday? guest: you will see five homes on tour. way.
and then it will be another one that is a former elementary school renovated into condos. mollie: how fascinating. this runs from -- guest: saturday and sunday from 1:00 to 5:00. mollie: the special guests involve a beard? guest: and gold glasses. maybe some elves on l slippers. -- bells on efl slippers. you will see people who have probably been on the tour but also love the charities. they will be benefiting from it. mollie: michael, you are a member also. how was the money raised in this tour used? guest: it will be donated three organizations. the hartline senior services and the ames historical society. it will also benefit scholarships for study abroad for students and for service awards.
what is important to you? guest: we love giving back. guest: we love servicing getting back to our communities. weekend. tickets? guest: you can buy tickets and mary case flowers, efforts information visitor booth on university. mollie: and you get a little discount if you buy ahead? guest: you do mollie: for more information you do have a facebook page. and also you can get more on the organization itself. 1:00 to 5:00 both days. and a special guest, we will just given keys.
-- mollie: what to take the indoor the have in common? they are both coming to des moines this month on stage. one
involved a little mechanical bull and another is a dog named toto. here to explain it all, they will not be on the stage together. dixie we know from tupperware. now she is doing to tops and mechanical bulls.
the full name is "dixie's never wear a to topple writing a mechanical bull and 60 other things while drinking last thursday." coming to the temple theater for four weeks. dixie longgate, is one of the premier tupperware ladies in the country. this is a brand-new
show. she will not be selling tupperware. if you need tupperware for christmas, you need to go somewhere else. this is a show she wrote just a couple of years ago. and this is the first time we are presenting it. it's exactly what it says. it's about not wearing it to top when writing a mechanical bull. it's dixie talking about life and experiences. she is extremely funny. mollie: for mature audiences.
it opens on december 8 and runs through january 3. mollie: and the wizard of oz. guest: this is some you can take your buddy to. dixie is at the temple theater. the wizard of oz begins on december 15 and it runs for eight performances through the 20th. this is something for the entire family. this is based on the mgm movie. it has all of the songs in the movie, all the characters. it also has some new songs by andrew lloyd webber and tim rice who wrote "jesus christ superstar." this premiered in london in 2011. it's a national tour. this is something for the whole family. mollie: really just absolutely out of this world. cannot wait for that. and how is bridges doing? guest: "the bridges of madison county." we are opening the national tour. we have two performances, one tonight and tomorrow at 2:00. it is a lovely, lovely show.
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have got a gorgeous week ahead of us. yes, we get a -- of rain in the middle the weekend but come on. 50's in sunshine. perfection. mollie: go get a christmas tree and go shopping. the outside. thank you for joining us all this week.