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tv   KCCI 8 News at Five  Me-TV  January 6, 2016 5:00pm-5:30pm CST

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after a long, cold, difficult day crews were able to free the , victim and make it out safely. in altoona, alyx sacks kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. stacey: osha was also on scene today conducing its own investigation. no one else was hurt in this accident. steve: busy day in the weather like today. kurtis: -- jason: we're continuing to see rain, snow, even some sleet. this is out in jefferson, kind of sums up the day all throughout iowa. a bit of a slop factor to your day. likely seen some slick roads out there at times. you can see, still that wintry mix upon us, though a lot of this has been falling as light rain. if you are headed out, drive a
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we have the next -- have the mix with us through the evening. temperatures in the low to mid 30's. 33 degrees through 7:00 in the morning. i will have a later time got forecast coming up in just a bit. stacey: police across the metro are searching for a suspect wanted in several nail salon break-ins. kcci's emmy victor is in studio with the exclusive. emmy: stacey, three nail salons in urbandale have been broken into over the past month. four in west des moines over the past week. salon owners who we've spoke with are stepping up to protect their businesses. nail salons are the new target for thieves around the metro, but they aren't breaking in for polish, they're aiming for the cash. >> i checked the door, it looked to be unlocked and i don't know what happened. emmy: surveillance video shows one male wearing a white sweatshirt entering into all about nails salon.
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seconds. they haven't been able to accept cash from clients since. >> it's unbelievable. emmy: when we showed the video to the owner of andy's nails and sun sanity, another salon broken into, the scene looked all too familiar. >> this picture looks just like the one i saw from the officer. the same sweatshirt with a hoodie outfit like that. emmy: so thieves may not be changing their disguise, but they are changing day-to-day routine for business owners. many who are giving up on leaving money in the register. >> since they hit up the other stores, other salons, they might change up their tactics. emmy: signature nail salon says they were missing over $200 when someone broke in, which can come a long way for a family-owned operation. >> these people really make a dent in small businesses.
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emmy: crime reports indicate that a second or third suspect could be involved. most of the suspects are said to have gotten in through front doors. anyone with further information is asked to notify police. steve: authorities need your help in solving 2 burglaries by the same man at bars in hamilton and webster counties. here's a surveillance photo. the first burglary happened at 7:00 a.m. on new year's day at rungo's bar in stratford. the 2nd took place nearly 5 hours later at the iron saddle saloon in dayton. the suspect is described as a white male, about five feet eight -- five foot eight inches tall, with a stocky build and glasses and a beard. if you have any information about the suspect please call hamilton county crime stoppers at 515-832-8437. a $250 reward is being offered
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jury selection is underway in the murder trial of joe lopez. the 25-year-old is charged in connection with the death of a clive toddler in 2014. police say lopez told doctors the baby had fallen inside the home where he and the child's mother were staying. the child had a fractured skull and broken ribs. a woman accused of killing 2 men in a drunk driving crash was arraigned this morning in polk county court. 53-year-old deanna gliem now faces 2 counts of vehicular homicide. police say she was driving drunk when she broad-sided a car on hubbell avenue in des moines on november 15. 59-year-old randy sonnenburg and 60-year-old rick hummell were inside the car. both were killed. stacey: the powerball jackpot is up to $500 million. that's the sixth largest jackpot ever in north america. kcci's mark tauscheck live in west des moines where sales have been brisk. mark: people have been hearing about this jackpot all day. now they are getting off work
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going? a lot of people are coming to places like this the casey's at , 63rd and grand to try to catch a little luck despite some very, very long odds. in case you haven't heard, iowa and 43 other states are currently code green. >> the odds of winning powerball are 1 in 292 million. >> you can't lose if you don't play. mark: it's a question those who don't play the lottery ask those who do. you have to know, there's no way you're going to win right? >> we'll see come tomorrow, and then i'll laugh at you. mark: we found a common trait among those buying powerball tickets today. >> you never know. >> if there's a chance, there's a way. mark: dr. bryan hall is a psychologist with unity point health. why do people buy, they're not going to win. the odds against them are
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>> they buy themselves, at least a for a few hours until the drawing, the chance to dream about what life could be like if they were to win all of these tons of money, and that hope is a very powerful motivating force. mark: hope is an attitude that exists in all humans, to varying degrees of course. today it's easy to find those , who have more than their share. all they want is a chance. >> very very unlikely. if it doesn't, i hope it happens to someone i am related to, someone i know well. mark: dr. hall says for those who play within their means, nothing wrong with playing and chasing their dreams. the problem is people who play a little bit out of bounds of what they can afford. steve: making news right now north korea is facing tighter
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announcing today that it has conducted a hydrogen bomb test. if this is true it puts north , korea one big step closer to improving its nuclear arsenal. candidates on the presidential campaign trail are weighing in on the north korean announcement. texas senator ted cruz is in iowa today. he says it's like looking into a crystal ball. sen. cruz: this is where iran ends up if we continue on the same misguided path. steve: cruz says he would rip up the iran nuclear deal on his first day in office. in marshalltown today, florida senator marco rubio says north korea's dictator, kim jong-un, is a lunatic. sen. rubio: he's a lunatic, and he's dangerous. and this administration has done nothing about it. steve: rubio also says north korea needs to be put back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism. dr. ben carson held a campaign event today in panora. he says the united states should
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dr. carson: i don't know if it was real or not, but i don't think it's safe to assume it's not real. what we need to do is to understand that kim jong un is a little unstable, a little unpredictable. steve: carson says the u.s. should intensify sanctions on north korea. our washington bureau is following the north korea announcement too. sally: i'm sally kidd in washington. north korea carries out another nuclear test but was it a , hydrogen bomb as the regime claims? stacey: plus, gadget gathering. the very latest in tech from a big electronics show in vegas. steve: and it's kcci night at , hilton coliseum.
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what this campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 5:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst, and chief meteorologist john mclaughlin. steve: we need to let you know that road conditions are deteriorating in parts of the states. partially cover the roads up north near mason city. we do have that wintry mix falling. also, over to the east by marshalltown. stacey: right now, nuclear north
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the country claims to have successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb. but the u.s. doubts that claim. steve: an explosion produced a 5.1 magnitude earthquake, according to the u.s. geological survey. stacey: kcci's sally kidd is live in our washington bureau with the latest. sally: a successful hydrogen bomb test would mark a significant advancement for north korea's nuclear program. but that claim is being questioned. north korea's kim jong un is calling the country's first test of a hydrogen bomb an h-bomb of justice. but the white house is casting doubt on the claim. mr. ernest: -- >> the initial analysis that's been conducted of the events that were reported overnight is not consistent with north korean claims of a successful hydrogen bomb test. sally: hydrogen or not, the u.s. and other nations, including china and russia, swiftly condemned the test, and the u.n. security council held an emergency closed-door meeting.
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destabilizing for regional security, and seriously undermines international non-proliferation efforts. sally: the security council pledged to impose new sanctions on top of several rounds of sanctions put in place after the north's first nuclear test in 2006. >> we all understand that thus far, not much has been able to impact this particular young man's decision-making process, but that doesn't mean you don't keep trying. sally: republican presidential candidates weighed in from the campaign trail. sen. rubio: he's a lunatic, and he's dangerous. and this administration has done nothing about it. sen. cruz: this is where iran ends up if we continue on the same misguided path. sally: the state department says china has a key role to play in this, given that its one of north korea's only major allies.
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kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. steve: house republicans voted again today to repeal obamacare. it is the 62nd vote on the president's signature health care law, but the first that will actually reach the president's desk. the president has said he will veto the bill. stacey: former iowa congressman tom latham announced today that he has lymphoma. latham tweeted, "i have never lost an election and i'm not going to lose this battle either. thanks for positive thoughts and prayers." latham also writes that he has a great team of doctors and a treatment plan in place. kcci wishes you the best, tom. steve: tonight, the cyclones men's basketball team takes on texas tech at hilton coliseum. stacey: kcci's scott reister is live in ames with a preview. scott: not only is it the big 12 home opener but it is kcci nights. this place is going to be rocking. the iowa state cyclones are
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iowa state coming off the big 12 opening game over the weekend. coach steve prohm only uses seven guys, sometimes six it is rotation. guys like all american georges niang, who is averaging 24 points per game over his last four games. >> is just puts so much time into this game. he does things the right way. he helps me as a coach. he challenges you to continue to analyze things. i think we are both guys that are hard on ourselves when things don't go right or the way we want.
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kurtis gertz throwing prizes out and some people taking selfies. this might be the worst selfie we had ever taken. come on out, say-curtis, me, and vanessa peng. steve: send us that one. kurtis gertz is up at hilton coliseum, which means jason sydejko is here doing the weather. jason s: it has been a sloppy one today. uncomfortable at times. rain, snow, sleet continues. all the way up to grimes, where we have some light rain falling. early on, pretty beautiful in spots.
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keep sending these in. beautiful out there with that light coating of snow. we have a little bit more snow on the way. not a lot. radar not interpreting it completely right, but shouldn't see much if any by way of accumulation. we could see some light stuff just to make those roads slick at times. we will see this generally transition over to a bit of rain through the overnight hours. the temperature hovers close to freezing. because for those slick roads. otherwise, temperatures tomorrow , 36 degrees. that should be fairly continuous.
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if you are looking for sunshine, we continue to drive up moisture and cloud cover. we could see a gap in the overnight hours before we see -- see a resurgence and drive in more rain for the morning and especially afternoon hours tomorrow. we could even see some lighter snow accumulations up through northwestern portions of the state. some rain accumulations that we can expect. around an inch or so in one spots. you can see off to the northwest , could see half an inch to three quarters of an inch. other than that, i think we will largely be dodging the snow. that doesn't mean it will be dry roads.
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where you're at. not only will the roads potentially be slick but we will have visibility issues, too. you can see what happens. we get downright chilly. nine degrees for your high on sunday. we do take that dip below zero monday morning. 32 by thursday. steve: let's take a look at traffic. no incidents or accidents to report right now. i-235 westbound a very slow go. to the west this master -- to the west mixmaster 17 minutes. to the east, and, 8. vanessa: a man is charged with his third owi after his car lands in a ditch near story city.
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charged with child endangerment , coming up tonight at 6:00. kim: a new app aimed at high schoolers is raising concerns for school administrators. i'm kim st. onge, how the app works and what parents need to know about it. cynthia: i will show you a new exhibit in america is not just electing a president, we're also electing a commander in chief. that choice matters. because strengthening the economy, making healthcare more affordable, raising incomes. all of that depends on us being both secure at home and leading the world. i will get up every single day and do whatever it takes
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steve: the consumer electronics show opens today in las vegas, giving visitors a glimpse into the future of technology. stacey: a washing machine that warns if you left your cell phone in your pocket, a refrigerator that can be opened with your foot. danielle nottingham reports in
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danielle: the massive consumer electronics show provides a peek into the future of high-tech. and some items are for the immediate future. including the marathon laundry machine, which is a washer and dryer in one. it comes with a touchscreen, wi-fi, and can even warn you if you accidentally leave your phone in your clothes. in the kitchen, there is an lg fridge you can open with your foot or tap on the door to see , what's inside. last year, 4k tvs were all the rage. cnet's brian cooley says this year hdr is the next big thing. >> hdr, high dynamic range. a television that can show really dark areas, really bright and more of the colors your eye can see, all at once. danielle: automakers are here too. chevy unveiled it's new electric car called the bolt, which starts at $30,000. there is no price tag yet for this rinspeed concept car. >> comfort and convenience. danielle: the experimental
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can take selfies of you driving. the car is just one of the countless items at the show that covers more than 2 million square feet of space. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. steve: i like to drive. stacey: it takes all the fun out of it. how about that fridge? central iowa is expecting some freezing drizzle but the rain is really coming down on the west coast. >> this is terrible. stacey: mudflow mess caused by storms hitting southern california this week. the property owner thought fast and busted out part of a , concrete wall to create an escape route for some of the floodwater. public works crews showed up house. it worked. not a drop of mud in the house. steve: jason tells us when to
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ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it.
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to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already. stacey: what is ahead for this evening? jason s: sloppiness for a little bit longer. we will eventually lose that as we had through the overnight and
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chances in the late morning and afternoon hours of tomorrow. slick roads likely for a portion of the state throughout the evening. temperatures mild tomorrow but we are in the mid to upper 30's. we are falling off big time. nine degrees is your high on sunday. 13 again on wednesday. steve: should be a little dicey, depending on where you live.
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