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-- and hat. some fog could lead to slick spots. temperatures will start cold but warm with sunshine. a gusty southwest wind with highs in the middle 30's. shaina: after six months, newton police arrest a man to was sexually abusing a child. eric: laura carol reports. laura: jerry fults is charged with sexual abuse in 2014. the victim is a 12-year-old girl. document show the girl's mother called police after finding. inappropriately touching her daughter. an investigation shows that folds had said -- that fults had sexual contact with the girl
an arrest for his -- and -- a wind for his arrest was issued and he disappeared. he was found in a home in newton. he is now in the jasper county jail. shaina: 49-year-old david ilan thomas is charged with a crime that took place five years ago. marcus mcintosh has more. marcus: 39-year-old david allen thomas is accused of sexually assaulting a girl younger than 12. >> the family was generous enough to ask him into their the young girl. marcus: the police are happy thomas is behind bars. >> it is good to have him off the street. looking at what he did and the time that he did it, there's no to be locked up. marcus: the crime occurred
the delay between the alleged crimes happened in when they were reported are not uncommon. >> sometimes people don't tell until they are an adult. it is not uncommon to have a significant lag time. marcus: thomas would come into the girl's bedroom and threaten her telling her, if she told anyone it would get worse. >> particularly with kids who sometimes cannot figure out if the threats are tricks. says will come true. the polk county jail. of him in the pottawattamie county jail where he was being held on an unrelated charge. and manual is dedicated himself to young athletes is asking for help, his entire company was stolen. eric: when hy-vee stopped
triathlon in 2013, michael zimmerman stepped up creating his own company. >> this is my passion. something that i thought was the best thing that happened to me as a kid. >> michael zimmerman knew he had to keep the kids triathlon alive. last summer he organized his own company and told 4 races in the midwest for young athletes between 5 and 15. >> the only way to make it sustainable is to cut the overhead. we did not have an office, we had a trailer. >> in the trailer was everything he needed to hold a race. >> lifeguard to us, audio equipment, finish line tape. >> he spent his life savings. that is why watching his trailer drive away was hard. >> watching you go was the got
>> the police was caught on surveillance. >> it took them one minute to break through the lock. >> the thieves probably thought the trailer was full of construction equipment and tools. >> after believe if it was a transparent trailer it never would have gotten taken. >> the trailer was found, the contents were not. including a monument to this man's effort to keep kids triathlons in the midwest. >> we have one day to get them into this lifestyle. that is one piece that is irreplaceable. eric: zimmerman hopes whoever took the trailer will realize what was in it and return it. he will not pursue legal action if it is brought back. if he would like to help out we have his e-mail address on
sentencing on monday for the man convicted in the beating death of the 97-year-old man. he will spend the rest of his life in prison. two years ago mccoy broke into rupert and harriet andersson's home, attacked them with a metal spatula. he has been ordered to pay 100 50,000 dollars in restitution. a retrial was denied. eric: it will be a cold morning. metinka: the temperatures are in the teens, but it feels colder because of the wind. 17 in des moines. the breeze from the south, it feels like 5 in des moines. we have some parts where the wind chills are below zero, coldest conditions this week. with sunshine, temperatures will recover this afternoon. 35 in des moines with a little bit of melting.
snow for the rest of the week. shaina: driver facing multiple charges were hit and run the sent a woman to the hospital. eric: nguyen quang luong faces second-degree owi, fleeing the scene, and drug charges. emmy victor has houthi situation -- has how the situation unfolded. >> a man and wife were leaving the court avenue area. he struck the female. and -- emmy: he was. by officers near second and walmart street and appear to be truck. he denied several intoxication tests. it did not take police officers long to discover marijuana in his car. businesses stay open late on the weekend. then he say -- police are
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only at your local ford dealer. announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: the wind will be picking up and becoming gusty this afternoon, making it feel colder. the wind chill in des moines is 5.
some spots are waking up to wind chills below zero. you'll need warm coats. watch her areas of fog in eastern iowa. temperatures start chilly, the end up nice.
35 is the high temperature today . tomorrow, we have green and snow moving act into the forecast. shaina: right now,
president obama throws to implement new gun control measures by executive action. >> this is not going to solve every violent crime in this country. it will not prevent every mass shooting. it will not keep every gun out of the hands of a criminal. it will, potentially, save lives. shaina: the president wants to require small gun dealers to perform background checks on buyers. it will make it more difficult for convicted domestic abusers to purchase firearms. it will impact gun shows and businesses. eric: ryan smith explains how it targets background checks at gun shows. >> it may stop people that are
ryan: under current only federally licensed gun dealers must perform background checks. the white house believes many who sell at gun shows. register as dealers. the owner of jlm gun shoppe shows us his license. it ensures they are all size -- they are authorized dealers. >> purchasing off the street is risky. in iowa, you have to have a license. they need to know you have a license, or they are committing a crime by selling it. ryan: the atf for issue guidelines to anyone in the business of being a gun dealer. including how many guns a person sells come and how frequently. >> having a gun is a responsibility as well as a right. ryan: the executive action will create new gun laws, it is beefing up enforcement for
>> it is the most effective thing we can do to prevent gun violence, background checks. eric: that was ryan smith returning. we will learn how the president's plan will impact gun shows, like the one that will take place at the state fairgrounds the last week in january. as we learn more, trust kcci to update you on air, on our mobile app, and website. shaina: 17 degrees outside in des moines. very chilly. bundle up when you head out. highs in the middle 30's. you are looking at the live west
you should be in good shape announcer: weather is never more than five minutes away only on kcci 8 news "this morning." metinka: wind chills in the single digits above and below zero in some neighborhoods. we have a brisk wind coming in from the south that is making it feel cold now. later, that wind will boost our high. that, along with some sunshine.
right wing should be, if not a couple of degrees better. early morning fog east of 35. if you hours ago we had reports of locally dense fog, but now it isn't so bad. watch for the moisture to collect on overpasses, may be creating some slick spots. it will be quiet for travel. dry for the most part with highs focused to the west. the next assistant will impact our weather in the start of the weekend. high-pressure sliding east with the return flow coming in from the south, dragging and warmer conditions. tomorrow, moisture returns with spotty light precipitation, drizzle or snow. the main action is thursday night and a friday with a little rain and snow depending on where you live. on futurecast, quiet today and most of wednesday.
be light freezing drizzle and light snow flurries across west central iowa continuing north through 1:00 p.m. the weather will then quite and down until -- the weather will then get quieter until thursday evening. that will transition back over to snow across the colder areas of the state to the north. that continues into parts of friday. saturday, a few more snow showers wrapping back in. 17 degrees. in des moines, the wind chill is five above. the south wind is not strong yet, but will be increasing to 25-miles-per-hour. try to get out and enjoy the sunshine. i think the car washs will be busy today -- car washes will be busy today.
a be a couple of inches in a few locations. then, get ready for cold air on sunday. eric: thank you. shaina: caught on camera, aj and air flight carrying nearly 200 people is caught on -- hn air flight -- a jin-air flight carrying nearly 200 people is caught on camera turning around because the door was not completely shut. no one was hurt, but some passengers did complain about feeling nauseous. eric: the service center were 14 people were killed last month in san bernardino, california reopened for the first time since the december 2 terror attack. 3000 people gathered at a memorial ceremony are those skills. -- for those killed.
matters. god, but to a lot of people. eric: former new york city mayor rudy giuliani also spoke at the fbi continues investigating the attack. shaina: a south carolina police unarmed driver running from a traffic stop. now, that former officer, michael slager, is out of jail. he is seen in the video firing april. murder.
caucusesge, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she gets the job done for us.
metinka: it is a cold start with the wind chill at five above zero in des moines. one below in carroll. knoxville, waking up to wind chill of 4. dress in layers. the morning wind chills will start close to zero, but it will end up needing a nice day with the sunshine and the gusty south wind boosting our highs back into the middle 30's. it is a good day for outdoor recess. tomorrow into thursday and friday, maybe saturday, we will pick up more snow.
rain, especially on thursday. the next several days look messy, followed by cold air next week. eric: hillary clinton plays the -- praised the president's new gun control laws. >> the person i believe will be the next president of the united states, hillary clinton. >> after an introduction from the iowa governor, hillary clinton declared her support for tougher gun laws. >> i'm so proud of what the president announced today. >> she says that may not be enough. >> i want comprehensive background checks, the gun show loophole, online loopholes, the charleston loophole. i went to end immunity for liability given to get makers -- the only business in america that was given that.
speech with promises of higher taxes for the rich, saving obamacare, and defending planned parenthood. the right buttons, even for undecided voters. >> i'm undecided, my wife and drug me here, but i like what i heard. >> i love her. she has the personality. i felt like i have known her forever. >> help me make it happen. let's go out and caucus on february 1. thank you, so much. god bless you. eric: hillary clinton now goes to sioux city and council bluffs. bill clinton will stump for his wife on thursday in cedar rapids. shaina: the candidate topping the polls in iowa is rolling through the state. ted cruz is calling obama's
>> should not surprise us that in the final year of his presidency president obama is continuing to abuse his executive power in every way, shape, and form. especially going after our second amendment right. hillary clinton and president obama are focusing on stripping the law josh the rights of law-abiding citizens instead of going after the bad guys. shaina: that was his first stop on his cruzin' to caucus bus tour. >> we will make america great again. eric: donald trump's first ad in iowa. the candidates say it is now time
to get serious. shaina: political ads are running in full force. his first at focuses on his most controversial promises. >> he will stop illegal immigration --
cynthia: why are you laughing? >> it is over the top. cynthia: is that of taking aim at other candidates -- >> too crude, i guess? sent via: trump says he
will cut off the heads of isis. >> sometimes the rhetoric is a little strong, but i applaud him for that. no one else wants to do it. cynthia: many are offended by his call to keep out muslims and mexicans. >> none of us are original americans. if you would have been cap out, he would not have been able to run for president. >> he is speaking in generalities that aren't substantive. >> i like that he speaks his
someone that is that vocal? >> it is fear mongering. primarily promoting hate and fear. cynthia: they say the trump's ads are playing on our fears. >> they want someone who will go down there and kick someone's rear end and take names. cynthia: or expect more tough call from the other ads he has in production. shaina: troubles been $2 million a week here in the final month before the iowa caucuses. eric: marco rubio, mike huckabee, ted cruz, and hillary clinton have stops planned across the state. shaina: more on the president's executive action on gun control. 2 central iowa sex abuse cases.
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