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>> you are watching kcci 8 news. elizabeth: a stunning victory for iowa state. fanslers -- friends send a man to the hospital. ask judgment day. what a judge could tell a teenager today charged in a gruesome crime. elizabeth: happening while you were sleeping, refugees resettle. a plane of syrians lands in canada. the plea from prime minister. thank you for choosing kcci. eric: yesterday was almost perfect except for wind. it was gusty out there. >> that wind has settled down, but temperatures will still be on the nice side. it is a little cool, you will need the light jacket against a. 38 in des moines, frosty up to the north, 33. fort dodge and 30. mason city is freezing. everybody makes a nice recovery
temperatures will be near 50's, we should stay dry today. the best part is it won't be as windy. showers, even thunderstorms in the forecast by saturday night and early on sunday. that will signal the big change coming next week, it is looking chilly. the middle part of the week. eric: a late game stunner at cyclones stay undefeated. iowa state came back from down 20 in the second half to beat the iowa hawkeyes. he scored 30 of the teams 49 points. i will lead by 14 at the half. heading into the second half, they shut down utah, only allowing two points in the second half. 3211 run for iowa state back, 21 seconds left, he had a runner with nine seconds left. the fourth-ranked iowa state
>> we were out of character the first 15 minutes of the first half. utah was playing out of their mind. he was a good player. we were just playing too fast offensively and trying to get it back at once. the biggest thing was to remind us we have been in a situation so many times. >> we walked into half my with a positive mind. we are on a run. we have momentum. i always believe we can win. that is the only magic i believe in. eric: the cyclones remain undefeated while the hawkeyes move to 7-3. this was the scene after the game. excited fans stormed the court just after that shot by morris. in the middle of all this des moines register columnist randy peterson. he was carried out on a stretcher after suffering a
he broke both his tibia and fibula according to the register. an injury that requires surgery. that incident prompting a lot of debate on social media so this morning's now poll is asking should schools crack down on fans storming the court. you can vote by calling or texting 200-1508, kcci.com, or our twitter and facebook page. we'll reveal the results coming elizabeth: more big stories this morning. a judge is expected to read the verdict in the murder trial of ngor makuey this afternoon. investigators say makuey used a metal spatula to kill 97-year-old rupert anderson and beat his wife harriet in their des moines home in july 2014. makuey's attorney used the insanity defense, but witnesses say they saw no signs of mental illness. we will be there in the courtroom at 1:30 so watch that verdict here first on kcci. a woman suspected of a fatal drunk driving incident is out of jail this morning. news that is not sitting well with the families of the two men
53-year-old deanna gliem is now free on bond. she's accused of driving drunk and broadsiding a car on hubbell on november 15. the two men inside 59-year-old randy sonnenburg and 60-year-old rick hummell were both killed. sonnenburg's brother told us he can't believe she is out of jail. >> i think she ought to be put away. i don't think she should be walking free today. free. elizabeth: gliem's next court appearance is in january. she is charged with two counts of vehicular homicide by operating while intoxicated and 2 counts of vehicular homicide by reckless driving. eric: new court documents from the deadly court avenue shooting reveal the accused gunman and victim knew one another. prosecutors claim the gunman dresean barber and the victim, edmanuel perez had a longstanding feud. but the reports of what happened the night of the shooting are conflicting.
remains in jail on one million dollars bond an amount his attorney calls excessive and punitive. elizabeth:h:n ottumwa a woman is now charged in the death of a 3-year-old girl. 31-year-old kasheena tucker is facing murder charges in the death of 3-year-old wysdom evans. she died back in january of 2014. tucker was the child's guardian when she died. tucker was taken into custody in a $500,000 bond. eric: right now four people are dead after a medical helicopter goes down. shaina humphries has the overnight developments. shaina: the helicopter crashed last night and heavy rain and fog. rescuers say the weather made it difficult to find and reach the site. officials say the area ambulance had a pilot commoners, paramedic, and patient on board. the fb -- faa and ntsb will be investigating the crash. right now, former oklahoma police officer is facing a 200-year prison sentence after being found guilty of sexual assault charges.
was convicted on 18 counts, including first-degree rape. 13 women in total accused holtzclaw of rape or sexual assault all while he was on duty. he will be sentenced next month. the first canadian government plane carrying syrian refugees has arrived in toronto. a military flight carrying 163 refugees arrived late last night. they are the first large group of syrian refugees arriving by government aircraft. canada's prime minister says the to open their hearts to people in difficult situations. in san bernardino. fbi and local divers are still combing a lake at a park. the agency says the man and woman who carried out the massacre were seen at the park the day of the attack. and they may have thrown valuable evidence including a computer hard drive into the lake. that lake is 3 miles north of the scene of last week's shooting. and this morning donald trump still tops the polls despite his controversial remarks about
new numbers show that most americans oppose his proposed muslim ban but republicans are split. trump will be in iowa today. he's holding a campaign rally at the varied industries building on the state fairgrounds at 6:30. we'll have more on trump coming up before six 130 this morning. -- 6:30 this morning. >> we are waking up in the 30's instead of the 50's. 33 in ames, 30 and fordodge. we are already warmer than the typical high this time of year. it is not too bad. highs in the 50's, more march like weather. we will have a few clouds. 57 is the high temperature in des moines today. tomorrow, highs are decent -- decent here at check it out. those are lightning bolts. thunderstorms are possible saturday night into early sunday morning. expect 1-3 inches of rain across
eric: more sports news this morning. another dose of good news for the iowa hawkeyes. iowa junior desmond king was this honor goes to the top defensive back in college football. the award was handed out last king is now the first iowa player to take home this prestigious award. he's recorded a big-10 best 8 interceptions this year, which also ranks second in the nation. elizabeth: and for iowa state, running back mike warren was named to the usa today sports freshman all-american team. he led college freshman in rushing with 1339 yards. warren saw limited action in the first two games, but burst onto the national scene in week 3 when he rushed for 126 yards in his first career start against toledo. eric: the golden state warriors are trying to defend their record tonight. decision because of a sprained ankle. he was injured in the final
the team has two games left on their seven-game trip. the warriors take on the celtics tonight at 6:30. >> i am live at the des moines post office. they are expecting to mail millions of holiday gifts the season. we will tell you the do's and don'ts of mailing and even some deadlines coming up as well. eric: plus, christmas concerns. they sure look cool, but you might want to think twice about buying this popular light display. and one of this season's hottest gifts may really be too hot to fly. new restrictions on those hoverboards ahead. >> everything is looking fine outside. no accidents to report. if you are leaving soon, you should have a problem free commute today. a few little patches of slowdown. that is traffic picking up as it always does. we will head outside and look at
klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. shaina: it is 6:13, a nice friday morning. a little cool so grab a jacket. it is going to be another beautiful afternoon with temperatures at 20 degrees warm for this time here. it will be windy, either. we will have some clouds in the forecast, high around 57 degrees. we only have a few more days with the mild conditions and temperatures in the 50's. temperatures will change big-time by the middle part of next week. it will feel a lot more like december. first, we have to get to a soggy weekend. we could see impressive rainfall totals -- 1-3 inches. elizabeth: more developing stories now. forecasters are warning the mudslide risk is very high today in oregon. you're looking at video of some of the damage there already. they had record rainfall this week and it's still coming down.
morning. and a significant development in chicago. the family of a black teenager shot by a white police officer will speak out today. the family is expected to thank the public for the recent protests demanding justice and change. the officer is now charged with first degree murder. protestors allege the city tried to cover it up though, and they are still demanding that mayor rahm emanuel resign. elizabeth: christmas day is now just two weeks away. eric: and one of the busiest places right now the post office. handling all the cards and packages. emmy victor is live and seems like workers are really on a last-minute crunch. emmy: employees are working around the clock to make sure thousands of pieces of mail are getting to the right people.
an additional 150 people to accommodate the rush we are seeing for the holiday season. that means they have a 750 employees. all hands on deck situation. i want to take you to the video we have here. employees are working endlessly to make sure everything they have is packed, prepared, sent out as early as possible. this year, they are opening on saturday. this saturday and next saturday from 8:30 into 1:00 p.m. to accommodate all of the traffic we will be seeing in the main one department we know is booming at the post office is due to the rising amount of online orders and online returns. very interesting fact, partial volume is up 70% this holiday season at this site and last year. 40% higher this year than the entire district. seeing. deliveries. amazon.
deliveries which are averaging 6000 pieces per weekend can help cut down some of the congestion we are seen during the week. >> during this holiday season, not only are we delivering delivering all the normal packages. we had carriers out last sunday, the sunday, and one more sunday. emmy: we have tips for you to ensure that everything you mail out gets there before christmas. make sure you are very informed. verify you have everything inside of your boxes are ok to be shipped. there is a full list of hazardous materials on the usps website. you want to pack smart. especially because of the holiday volume, use a sturdy box to use bubblewrap or tissue paper inside. keep everything you have in their cushioned up here at close that box with strong packaging tape. save a trip. if you don't have to, why leave your home?
for some of your packages, they can pick them up at your home for free. something else i discovered on the website, you can order free priority mail shipping supplies and they can send them to your home for free. there are lots of different ways you can make sure your gifts aren't getting sent out -- are getting sent out in good condition and get on time. we will be back in 30 minutes with the details everyone wants to know about what the holiday deadlines are. emmy victor, kcci 8 news. elizabeth: the newest way to light up your home for the holidays could cause a problem for pilots. the faa has issued a statement about laser lights asking people to be aware of how they're positioned. they project thousands of colorful beams. but if they point up a stray beam could temporarily blind or distract a pilot. instructions for the displays tell users not to use laser lights within 10-miles of an airport. >> temporary blindness when you're coming in to land.
for a hazard. elizabeth: des moines airport officials say so far there have light displays. eric: walmart wants to speed up lanes. the retailer announced a new feature on its mobile app, walmart pay. just in time for the holidays. with the new mobile payment option, shoppers about to check out will be able to login to they scan a q.r. code at the register and pay on their phone of using cash or credit card. walmart plans to have the new payment option in all of its 5,000 u.s. stores by summer 2016. , three major airlines say check your hoverboard before you board the plane. delta, united and american airlines announced that they would not allow them on their flights. the self-balancing scooter has become a popular gift this holiday season. but the air airlines says there are safety concerns related to the devices' lithium-ion batteries.
federal rules limit the types of batters allowed on planes because of the risk of combustion. on wall street, stocks made a comeback after a three-day losing streak. on thursday, green arrows. the dow closed up 82 points the nasdaq gained 22. elizabeth: check your fridge more than one million bottles of , sweet leaf iced tea have been recalled. there's concern about possible glass fragments in the product. so far the company has received , for complaints about its original raspberry, half and , half lemonade tea, green tea with citrus, peach and mint and honey flavorrs. they were all distributed between february 27 and december 6 of this year. customers can return them to the store for a refund. eric: are you thinking of a coworker this holiday season? here are crazy, weird ideas. how about a squirrel toilet seat theseat decal?
a survey of the most unusual workplace for those were qualified. some of the other odd presents included a ceramic sheep you can dress up seasonally, a bowling ball, and a picture of a bear. is that what you want for christmas? eric:elizabeth: that is not at the top of my list. eric: my shopping can be done if you say yes. elizabeth: she is giving us the best day -- the best gift good one more day of nice weather. >> nice weather continues for a couple more days. 49 in des moines. you will need a light jacket. the wind has settled down. we will be back in cloud cover today. temperatures will be on seasonably heading to 57 degrees this afternoon. over the weekend, this is when things change a little bit and not be as nice. by late saturday afternoon toward the evening, rain will be moving in.
thunderstorms into early sunday. the good news is with temperatures main in the 40's and 50's, it will be rain this weekend. it can be very heavy rainfall. any futurecast, starting saturday, 7:00 p.m., rain lives in from the south, arriving in the metro at 10:00 p.m. we have thunderstorms overnight, into sunday morning. those will move off to the east by sunday, 7:00 a.m. leaving two inches of rainfall behind. we will have some drizzle off and on throughout the day following by more rain 6:00 p.m. sunday evening. up. we could end up with 1-3 inches half of the state. 57 is the high temperature, it looks good out there. overnight lows stay warm, too. watch for pockets of his a. clouds will be thickening up, as well. for saturday, most of the day will be cloudy. temperatures will be decent near 55 degrees. thunderstorms overnight saturday
we will have more showers by sunday evening. we can't rule out maybe a couple of snowflakes across northwest iowa, a few flurries possible towards wednesday. temperatures are the big story, going from the 50's and 60's this week back to reality next week in the 30's. elizabeth: how is traffic looking? shaina: it is looking good. it is picking up a little bit, but nowhere near slowdown levels quite yet. we are moving slightly slow on university having in the westbound lane from pleasant hill. nothing major. it shouldn't change or drivetime for anything this morning. we have some mobile speed units if you are going to be a -- one at 1600 hickman rd, another north of the river at 900 southeast 6th street. we have one more just outside,
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eric: this morning, new pol ls show donald trump is still on top. elizabeth: nikole killion's live in washington with the latest findings. nikole: a new poll by the associated press find that many voters don't think donald trump is likable or panetta -- passionate, but eight of 10 and he is competent and decisive. it was taken before donald trump announced his plan to stop muslims from entering the u.s. meantime, i wall street journal poll finds 57% oppose the proposal. despite the average trump picked , up an endorsement from a police union in new hampshire last
night. >> we have to get down to the problems. we can't worry about being clinically correct. we can't afford any more to be so politically correct. nikole":: trump is putting forth another idea saying he would
anyone who called -- killed a cop. eric: nikole killion live in washington. elizabeth: more news ahead in our next
half hour. we are watching several developing stories overnight, including the first syrian refugees arriving in canada. eric: and new information why san bernardino authorities are focused on a lake this morning as they investigate the shooters. we'll also show you more of last night. a sweet victory for iowa state that was maybe marred by what
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we will update his condition and show you why this has now started a heated online debate this morning straight ahead. good morning, everybody. thank you for waking up with us. elizabeth: what a week of whether we have had. to the point that we were complaining about it being too windy. metinka: it could be worse. we are not talking snow or anything like that today. the wind has settled down. 40 in des moines, grab a jacket. it is not as warm as it was on thursday morning. that is ok. it will still be a nice day. a high of 57 degrees. we will be battling a few clouds out there. we won't have to worry about the rain. -- wind. over the weekend, need an umbrella. late saturday night overnight, thunderstorms rolled to the state. 1-3 inches of rain across the area through the day on sunday, as will. temperatures take a big tumble with highs getting close to
elizabeth: breaking overnight, the first plane carrying syrian refugees has just arrived in canada. that government plane carrying syrians was greeted by prime 163 minister justin trudeau. he has pledged to take in 25,000 syrian refugees by the end of february. here in the united states there's still a battle over allowing refugees to resettle here. president obama has said the u.s. would take in 10,000 syrian refugees over the next year. also breaking overnight four , people are confirmed dead after a medical helicopter crash in california. the chopper was headed to a hospital in bakersfield, when it went down in heavy fog. the victims were the pilot, a nurse, a paramedic and a patient. the hunt for answers in the california shooting rampage moves under water. investigators are now diving into a lake for clues. the lake is about 3 miles from the scene of the shooting. the two shooters were seen there the day of the attack. investigators say they may have thrown a computer hard drive
valuable evidence. and this video just in in a big , disruption on a jet blue vegas. you're seeing police officers removing six passengers from the plane. they all got into a fight in the error. at least one was bleeding and another had a black eye. passengers said they had all been drinking. eric: now to central iowa's big stories. today, a judge will deliver a verdict in the nor mccoy murder trial. the defense says makuey's actions prove he was insane. when he beat 97-year-old rupert anderson and his wife harriet in their eastside home last july, killing rupert. but prosecutors say makuey knew what he was doing when he grabbed a steel spatula from his home and knocked on the anderson's door. kcci will be there at 1:30 when the verdict is read. the families of two men hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver four weeks ago are enraged to learn the suspect is out of jail. 53-year-old deanna gliem from des moines is free on bond. she left the polk county jail thursday.
and broad-siding a car on hubbell on november 15. the two men inside, 59-year-old randy sonnenburg and 60-year-old rick hummell were both killed. a new twist in a deadly shooting on court avenue. prosecutors claim the gunman -- dresean barber knew the victim edmanuel perez and the two had a ongoing feud. the victim's brother witnessed the altercation outside carbon nightclub and pointed police to a facebook account for a person named dizzy d numbers. police linked that account with photos in its database leading them to dresean barber. elizabeth: and new this morning a very busy place these days is , the post office. emmy victor is there live sounds like we better get there soon if we want our gifts to arrive on time. emmy: there are only a couple days left before the major deadlines at the post office.
the holiday season. they expect a large volume that day because december 15 is the tuesday, standard post-deadline. get your stuff melt by that if you want to make it on time for christmas eve. saturday, december 19 is the standard mail and cards deadline. december 21 is the priority mail monday, post deadline. and wednesday, december 23, is letters, the priority mail deadline. look at how busy the post office has been the last week handling the traffic they are seeing. we know the post office, they will be open from 8:30 until 1:00 p.m.. something else i want to share with you guys, when it comes to packaging on the typical week, parcels. this week, they are expecting
a lot of hands on deck. if you come to the post office and you want to make sure you get things out on time, the postmaster has tips for you. >> make sure it is a box is sufficient for what you are mailing, that you are not extending the boundaries, wrapping it up with tape. verify the address before you put it on there. but your return address on there. emmy: important to keep everything together and be in the know about the holiday deadlines. eric: a sweet victory leads to a surprising injured. elizabeth: now what happened , after the cyclones won could change the rules for fans in the future. alyx:eric: the viral video that millions around the world are watching and loving ahead. metinka: warm weather is just about over. over the next few days, we say goodbye to the 50's and hello to winter coats.
heading for 57 today. if your weekend plans take you outside, most saturday plans with dry. saturday evening is when rain moves in. expect thunderstorm saturday night with a few more showers sunday with highs in the 50's. eric: so much to talk about with last night's showdown. the cyclones remain undefeated this morning. at one point in the second half last night, clones were down 20-points up at hilton. elizabeth: but they made a big showing in the second half, and with just 21 seconds left the score was 82-81. monte morris drove the lane and took the shot with 9 seconds left and here it comes. the clones beat the hawkeyes 83 to 82 to the delight of iowa state fans. >> it's amazing. >> it's magic. >> typical iowa basketball. they like to get big leagues and sometimes they're not really good closing teams so whatever
,>> that was probably one of the most emotional things i've ever been through from being crying to almost in tears to us winning and screaming. a got so hot it was probably one , of the most awesomest experiences i've ever had at iowa state. elizabeth: excited fans stormed the court at hilton right after many had camped out for days ahead of the big in-state rivalry game. but in that crush of fans was des moines register columnist randy peterson. he covers iowa state sports and suffered a broken leg in the storm of fans. a compound leg fracture we've learned this morning. it was his tibia and fibula. the register reports he will need to have surgery. shaina: this tweet went out after the game showing peterson on a stretcher, with the caption still wearing his press pass. what a trooper. and peterson himself showing a sense of humor about it all tweeting simply ouch. eric: ouch is the understatement of the night. now that has really raised a bunch of questions and concerns about storming the court or the
director andy garman who is friends with peterson wrote last night, if you couldn't tell, i am against court storming. it's incredibly unsafe for everyone involved. students can celebrate in the dorms, apartments, bars, parking lots, libraries, or about anywhere else. they shouldn't be on the floor. he took some heat on facebook for that stance and in answering one of the critics posted what if georges had broken his leg tonight? would you feel differently then? elizabeth: it is so much fun, but there are huge risks. eric: i love watching it, but it is dangerous. shaina: that debate continues online. katie iowa
vs iowa state has always and will always be an intense rivalry. i agree that no one should be storming the court so hard that they are causing harm to someone, but their intentions are good. dennis says my gosh people. , no one meant for him to get hurt. it was unfortunate, but it was an accident. the kids were excited about
elizabeth: kirk what if a player got hurt and was out long enough to jeopardize their ranking, or their ability to even get in the tournament at the end of the year. what if it was career ending? can else's storming the court was not allowed when i was a student. i remember guarding the floor after many games while working at hilton. eric: we want to show you our instant now poll asking you if schools should crack down on fans storming the court or field? it has changed a little bit over the last hour. now even more people are saying it is time for this to end. a third of people say they like the tradition.
you can we in, call, text to 200-1508 at kcci.com, facebook , or twitter. this is something the big 12 has been talking about last summer . schools approved a measure allowing the league to fine schools that fail to keep fans off the court or field. just because it can be so dangerous. shaina: moving on to a couple more things in the buzz today , parking your car wrong your
aaa says three quarters of drivers pull forward into a parking spot instead of backing in, which is actually considered the correct way. the reason? it's riskier when the driver leaves because they're backing into the traffic lane. aaa also studied those backup cameras many drivers rely on . they found that the cameras failed to detect a passing motorcyle 48% of the time. a bicycle 40% of the time. a passing vehicle 30% of the time. and pedestrians 60% of the time. eric: i tried to back in during school that time because i'm scared i will back over a kid. elizabeth: finally this morning, another airport video. a dance group out of california got stuck at the airport so to kill time, they had a little fun on the moving walkway. barre exercises and lifts much like we saw with the swim team a few weeks ago. make a rule against this.
metinka: good morning, it is now 6:48. it will be a great friday, starting out mild, 40 degrees in des moines. it is a little cool, so grab a jacket. we will have a few more clouds, heading for 57 degrees. still nice and mild. change happens over the weekend. temperatures will be ok in the 40's to the mid-50's. we have rain on the way by late saturday afternoon toward the evening. thunderstorms saturday night into early on sunday. maybe even a few more showers by sunday evening. impressive ranked -- rainfall totals in the forecast. futurecast, saturday evening, 7:00 p.m., rain showers lifting to the north from missouri. by 10:00 p.m., rain will reach the metro area in the i-80 corridor up to the metro overnight. right through 7:00 a.m. on sunday morning, that may lift to the northeast behind 1-2 inches of rain on the rain gauge. by the afternoon and evening,
we won't be done adding onto the totals until monday morning when we could see three inches in a few locations. that is just rain. temperatures today will be and clouds, no rain any friday forecast. temperature today. not as much wind is yesterday. overnight lows are at 42. clouds rolling in, there may be overnight. -- pockets of drizzle overnight. a high tomorrow of 55 degrees. thunderstorms saturday night into early on sunday, nose of your weather expected. heavy rainfall is -- no severe weather expected. heavy rainfall is a possibility. temperatures will take a big tumble with readings getting back to december like levels, highs close to freezing. overnight lows in the teens and 20's. you can say goodbye to the 50's and hello to reality. eric: how is traffic this
shaina: things are looking good. no accidents to report. a couple of mobile speed units. this one is just north of the river at 900 southeast 63. another one at 1600 hickman rd. one in des moines, 4400 northeast 20 3rd avenue, another seventy ave. eric: hey! this holiday, u.s. cellular's giving you 15 gigs of data for just $70! but i wanted a pony. [ gasps ] you're getting data. pony-sized data?
elizabeth: our team is ready with your last blast of news. eric: a big win in ames last night. cyclone fans celebrating a win over iowa by storming the court. monte morris scored with just 9 seconds left to give iowa state the 83-82 win. but covering the chaos des moines register columnist randy peterson. he suffered a compound leg fracture during the rush it did require surgery. the big 12 conference can fine schools that fail to keep fans off the court or even take away home games. elizabeth: is he guilty or not guilty by reason of insanity? this afternoon, a polk county judge will give his verdict in the case of ngor makuey. the des moines teenager accused of beating and killing his neighbor rupert anderson in july 2014. look for that at kcci.com after
eric: a woman accused of driving drunk and killing two men in des moines is free on bond this morning. 53-year-old deanna gliem is accused of broadsiding a car last month, killing randy sonnenburg and rick hummell. the men's families say her freedom is tough to take. elizabeth: a $1000 reward now offered in webster county. the sheriff's office investigating this extensive vandalism to the courthouse in fort dodge. someone sprayed two fire extinguishers on the third and fourth floors. the courthouse has been closed for cleaning they hope to reopen on monday. shaina: breaking business news of big interest here in iowa dow and dupont just announced plans to merge. the deal worth more than 130 billion dollars. the newly-formed company would then split into 3, focused on agriculture, specialty chemicals and materials. today we'll be watching to see , if investigators find what they're looking for in a san bernardino lake. divers are searching the lake as part of their investigation into the shooters. they were spotted here the day of the rampage and may have
into the water. four people are dead after a medical helicopter crash in california. the chopper was traveling to a hospital in bakersfield in poor weather, when it went down. it's unclear exactly why the chopper crashed. 163 syrian refugees are now calling canada home. the first plane touched down overnight in toronto. the canadian prime minister has pledged to take in 25,000 syrian refugees by the end of february. president obama has said the us will take in 10,000 people over the next year. republican presidential candidate donald trump may have something to say about that in des moines today. he's holding a campaign rally at the varied industries building on the state fairgrounds at 6:30 tonight. eric: the first ever award of its kind for the iowa hawkeyes. junior desmond king was honored with the 2015 jim thorpe award. this title goes to the top defensive back in college football. and check this out, iowa hawkeye football players took some of
4000 making the rose bowl to the children's hospital. they gave them out to the . to folks who could use it. elizabeth: beautiful flowers. metinka: another mild one, a day in the 50's. soak it up. our warm days are numbered. 40 degrees in des moines, not too bad. no fog arraigned to worry about. with quite a few clouds. saturday should be drawing quite with highs near 55. rain moves and saturday evening. thunderstorms saturday night could produce heavy rainfall. we could end up with 1-3 inches of rain before it comes to an end by early monday morning. notice the temperatures trending downward. they take a big tumble by the middle of next week. highs will only be next to freezing with lows in the teens and 20's. shaina: since we are free on the road, all show you the mobile speed units again, 6000 hickman rd.