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much longer. we are on the scene of an overnight structure fire. we will tell you where you want to avoid this area early this morning and we will let you know how much damage has been caused. we have a crew on scene as we speak and we have speak in to the fire department and they said they will meet with us shortly as well. this is in the area of ashworth and 65th. emergency crews are in that area and that's what you see in this photo. this is a structure fire. a very chilly morning out there for the fire crews and something to fight the fire. frank: the coldest readings we've seen around here in a long time.
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11 below in mason city. it feels more like 21 below in des moines because of the wind. these are readings we don't mess with. it is very cold and you need to bundle up. we recommend you don't go outside for very long. it is just that cold. wind chill advisory in effect until 10:00 a.m., 20 to 30 degrees below zero. forecast, things to improve. 11 below at 3:00 p.m., it will be a cold day so bundle up. alyx: breaking news this morning our of johnston. a man had to be extricated from a car after an early morning crash. crews responded to the 7400 block of northwest beaver driver. a helicopter was also called in.
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serious injury to his leg, and was taken by helicopter to mercy. count on kcci for the latest throughout the morning. and there has been no winner in the record $949.8 million dollar powerball drawing. to win, a ticket must have all six numbers correct. the first five can be in any order but the sixth must be the powerball number. lottery officials expect wednesday's drawing to hit $1.3 billion. des moines police say a man died from a fall after slipping on ice. it happened just after 1:00 saturday morning in the parking lot of cheap seats, a sports bar on the east side of des moines. police say the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, but right now it appears to be a tragic accident. police tell us the incident happened shortly after the bar's closing time and the man hit his head. the average pice per gallon of
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around $.20 less than it was one year ago. in the metro you can find prices around $1.79 a gallon. but energy analysts say you can expect prices to start inching up again around the middle of february. they say that's the time the nation's refineries undergo pre-summer maintenance. and we want to let you know kcci will be back in the courtroom monday morning as the murder trial for joe lopez continues. prosecutors say lopez violently shook his girlfriend's baby, ruby, and squeezed the child's ribs, resulting in a fractured skull and several fractured ribs. lopez told authorities the child fell out a highchair when he walked out of the room. if you're looking for a job, des moines public schools is looking to hire more than 200 new teachers in the next month. saturday morning district officials interviewed about 700 people with all levels of experience as part of its 4th and experience as part of its 4th annual educator career fair. des moines schools are especially in need of teachers for english language learners
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dr. anne sullivan: we're looking for people especially who can bring a little diversity to our work force. we have a diverse student population and so we're looking for persons of color, disability, and that kind of thing as well. alyx: if you weren't able to make it to the career fair, you can still apply for a job by and going to the district's website, dmschools.org. the city of waterloo has settled a wrongful death lawsuit from a 2012 officer involved shooting. him investigators say 22-year-old derrick ambrose jr. was seen with a gun then fled from authorities and ignored commands to stop. the waterloo-cedar falls courier reports that $1.25 million will go to ambrose's parents. another million dollars will go to attorney's fees. authorities say ambrose fell, then rose and turned toward officer kyle law, who shot him twice. ambrose's pistol was later found in a yard, and investigators say he likely tossed the gun moments before the shooting. a grand jury declined to charge
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now to cedar rapids. police say they're investigating three late night shootings that happened in three different locations. officers responded to the first shooting friday night around 7:30. at least one person was injured with non-life threatening injuries. the second shooting happened around 1:20 saturday morning on the northeast side of town. in that incident investigators say two people went to the hospital. both are expected to survive. the third shooting took place just minutes later around 1:45 a.m. police say they found one person wounded with an injury considered non-life threatening. cedar rapids police say the shootings are still under investigation. the university of iowa has agreed to pay $15,000 to settle a lawsuit with a former football player. former cornerback willie lowe was one of 13 hawkeyes hospitalized after a high-intensity workout in 2011. the lawsuit alleged that coaches and trainers failed to supervise the workout and didn't offer medical care after players reported severe pain and
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the program has since abandoned the workout. we will check in with the forecast. the positive note aside from chilly temperatures is that roads are not as slick as yesterday. frank: waking up yesterday morning the roadways were in bad shape. things are a lot different. alto you what else is different, the wind chills. still very chilly.,. look at storm lake, 32 degrees below zero. knoxville at 26 below zero. marshalltown at 30 below. we have lost the heating of the day from yesterday, it escapes
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a big system to the east is pulling for the great lakes. very cold around the midwest and 18 below. you factor in the wind, 27 below. tired of the cold? i have some goodness. temperatures back in the 30's and when coming up. alyx: the cold weather may have some dreaming of spring. a popular central iowa trail is getting renovated. the des moines city council agrees the neal smith trail needs some tlc at the price of $430,000. kcci's kim st. onge has the story. kim: riders on neal smith trail are far and few between on january day with temps in the teens. but come warmer weather, bicyclists are everywhere. timothy rhoads uses the neal smith trail to get from johnston to his job at ichi bike in the east village. timothy rhoads: it's really nice to see people riding past in the nice weather and everybody is
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and on the trail, and it goes through some interesting scenery and stuff. i think it's really important. kim: he's one of 300,000 people who enjoy the 26-mile trail every year. city officials plan to renovate incity officials plan to renovate a stretch of the neal smith trail from riverview park up to euclid, filling in cracks, repaving and widening it by about a foot. mayor frank cownie: we started making this extended trail system back in the 80's, and so we have great portions of it that are in need of repair so we're doing what we can as the money's available. kim: a $300,000 federal grant covers most of the cost. taxpayers will foot the rest of the total $430,000 price tag. rhoads says the cracks won't stop him from riding, but he's in favor of making improvements.
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the money on it for people that otherwise would not ride on it, it's worth it to spend the money. alyx: they hope construction will be done by the end of the year. des moines city council will be accepting bids for the project at monday's meeting. straight ahead, all the democratic candidates visited iowa yesterday. how their tactics differ and which celebrity was helping one candidate campaign. plus, trump vs. cruz. why the republican candidates are feuding this time and just how close their poll numbers are. that's next in commitment 2016 you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. 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,
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(donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to
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hey candidates. enough talk. give us a plan. >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning weekend. with alyx sacks and meteorologist metinka slater. frank: it is a chilly one out there. everyone in the state is pretty much below zero. here are the current temperatures. nine below in fort dodge and
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these are very cold temperatures, don't be outside for extended times. in algona, 33 below. 24 below in des moines. by the way, the last time the air temperature was this cold in des moines was back on february 27 of 2015. . we have clear skies and it will be sunshine today so it will at least look nice but it won't feel nice. 10 degrees is a high temperature. less than 10 degrees, maybe squeezing out 10 in lamoni. alyx: just weeks away from the iowa caucuses, hillary clinton's campaign is using some star power here in des moines. but not every democratic campaign is using the same tactic. kcci's rose heaphy explains what voters thought. rose: wearing a hillary
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actress lena dunham shared why she supports the democrat front runner. dunham: voting for hillary clinton because of her policies, positions, track record, beliefs, and it's a little bit the pantsuit but that's mine. rose: dunham spoke for about 15 minutes at eight seven central in the east village. she focused mostly on women's issues, like equal pay and access to birth control. dunham: women's rights matter to me. rose: she's not the first big name to come through iowa for clinton. katy perry gave a free concert in october. people say clinton's celebrity draw helps with the youth factor. tess pocock: certainly adds a certain edge, i think. like i said, when you look around this room, it's all millenials. rose: but other voters, like this sanders supporter, say they're looking for more. chris tague: when it comes to picking a president i don't necessarily care about celebrity power. what i care about is, are they going to fight about the things i care about? rose: without star power, bernie sanders drew hundreds to the iowa state fairgrounds. he, too, spoke in support of
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but largely focused on the economy and changing the campaign funding system to a public one. >> we are showing that we can run a serious-winning national campaign without begging billionaries for money. >> think about it. i would bomb them. >> carpet bomb them into oblivion. >> sit down and shut up. >> enacting their agenda. alyx: hillary clinton's new ad states she is the only candidate standing between republicans and the white house. the ad cuts to video of her 11-hour benghazi testimony and on the campaign trail with the line "tested and tough". the republican national committee quickly criticized clinton over the ad, saying that clinton wants to continue obama's legacy. not only does the ad attack republicans, it also casts bernie sanders, her main democratic opponent, as
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the new ad will be airing in early primary states like iowa and new hampshire. clinton will be back in iowa monday along with bernie sanders and martin o'malley for the brown and black presidential forum. the candidates will address issues affecting african americans and latinos. the five issues that will be discussed are education, immigration, economic opportunity, health care and criminal justice. co-founders mary campos and wayne ford think this will be the most important forum they've done since 1984. >> we have the numbers in the young people from 22 on up that are really interested in wanting to know what's gonna become their future, how can they participate in that government? alyx: the forum is monday night at 7:00 at sheslow auditorium on drake's campus. donald trump held two rallies in iowa saturday. this is video from ottumwa, where he was greeted by an enthusiastic crowd.
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and again, brought up the issue of whether or not front runner ted cruz was a legal citizen of the u.s. while in mason city, cruz discredited those claims. sen. cruz: and so as a legal matter, the question is quite straightforward. my mother was born in wilmington, delaware. she's a citizen by birth. so i became an american citizen by virtue of being born to her. i have never breathed a breath of air on this planet when i was not a u.s. citizen. i've never been naturalized. it was the process of being born that made me a u.s. citizen alyx: on saturday, cruz wrapped up what his campaign is calling a successful 28 event bus tour. and cruz continues to hold an edge over donald trump in the very latest poll here in iowa. the latest fox news poll of likely republican caucus-goers released yesterday finds cruz has 27% support and trump with 23%.
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place at 15%. and ohio governor john kasich is rising in the polls, while blasting donald trump's lack of political experience. kasich even compared trump to president obama when the former senator ran for president in 2008. you'll get to hear that and a lot more from kasich this morning. be sure to tune into "kcci 8 news close up" to catch the entire interview with governor kasich. that's coming up today at 10:30 a.m, right after "face the nation." frank: a very cold morning today. it was chilly yesterday. we got some neat photos of the sun dogs. i'm going to step out of that so you can see that whole thing. we got a lot on my facebook page and on u lo wake-up temperaturescal. are at four
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i should say four below in des moines. . 24 below is what it feels like in des moines. feels like temperatures around 20 to 30 below through the next few hours then things get better, here is the forecast. feeling more like 21 below in the metro. we will see sunshine so it will look nice. by 3:00 is where high temperatures near 10 degrees. wind chill values will improve slightly through the afternoon but still cold so make sure you bundle up. a wind chill advisory in effect until 10:00 a.m. wind out of the north is putting a bite in the air around 14 to 15 miles per hour.
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high pressure is in control and we will notice this frontal system. that will warm us up for monday. then this cold front slide through late monday into tuesday but we go back down for temperatures for a day or so. clear skies through the day. we will see the sunshine and a few more clouds throughout the afternoon. 10 degrees is what we make it too. eight below tonight. a warm front lifts through the state. i promised a warm-up by wednesday, 30 degrees.
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over the past two seasons nobody's beaten iowa state at the hilton coliseum. not since the players -- bears. george nearing likes sharing the ball. deonte burton says i will take one over. baylor came to play.
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matt thomas coming up six degrees. iowa state was up by 12. pumping up the crowd. the cyclones had a four point lead at the half. that lead would get bigger in the second half. abdel nader with a little jam. they would draw up by 11 in the second half. what it all fell apart. baylor made all three throws. iowa state has now lost two games in the last 32 against baylor. the hawkeyes don't play until thursday. michigan state's only loss was to the iowa hawkeyes this year.
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uni took on the drake old ox. -- bulldogs. driving it in. and can shoot. a thousand. making it in gametime on saturday. reading it like a book. down by 21 at the half and it wasn't better for drake. 77 to 44, the biggest win over drake in school history. they showed off their basketball smarts, facing kansas. the ku player was checking it out. starting to fastbreak, lisko ski --
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198 career spray. she had 12 point and four blocks. the cyclones when it 65 to 49. later sunday, outdoors. the seahawks at noon, it will be up to six degrees so the vikings are encouraging fans to bring blankets, styrofoam, cardboard, and newspapers to place under their feet to prevent prolonged contact with the concrete. doesn't sound fun. they got to play indoors, and they got a miles davis 106 yard kickoff. that set the tone. what really set the tone was a kansas city defense making brian hoyer look like the worst quarterback ever. the defense head coach philip
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they won their first playoff game since 1998. >> doesn't matter if it's playoffs or regular season. >> it hasn't been ahead for a for us. >> the bad news is the chiefs injury was reported. sunday. the next game will be in new england. you saw it on kcci, the bengals had the steelers beat but suffered one of the most spectacular meltdowns of all time. cincinnati had taken the lead. but jeremy hill funneled it -- fumbled it. they committed that personal
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jones got a 15 yard penalty. a 35 yard field goal from chris boswell and the steelers back from the dead defeated the band are -- bengals 18-60 and will face denver. cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it.
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and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. who's the rebel now? no way. yes way! savor an egg mcmuffin any time you like. a fresh cracked egg, melty cheese, canadian bacon and an english muffin with real butter. mcdonald's all day breakfast menu. yeah!
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>> the most-watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning weekend. alyx: early morning crash. at least one person was injured in a dangerous crash. details just ahead. plus, no millionaire. but now someone could be a billionaire. how high the next powerball jackpot could go. alyx: back to the breaking news we've been following this morning. our cruise just arrived on the scene of an early morning house fire. it happened just before 4:00 this morning. fire officials confirmed with kcci the two story home is a complete loss.
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a wall collapsed on him. he is now in the hospital and his condition is unknown. the fire crews tell kcci the homeowner is unaccounted for and they don't know whether anyone was home when the fire broke out. west des moines fire crews will be on the scene through the day trying to determine the cause .in johnston, a man had to be thank you for joining us here. meteorologist flight -- frank. the weather out there as the firefighters battled the braves is very cold. frank: you will definitely need to bundle up as you go out. the roads are a much better shape this morning then they were at the same time yesterday morning. things are improving in that regard but temperatures have really taken a big drop. four degrees below zero in des moines, the wind chill at 24
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wind out of the north and northwest at 14 miles per hour, wind chills around the state are bitterly cold, 34 below right now, mason is the feels like temperature. 26 below in a,. -- atoma. we are getting wind chills as low as 30 below. through the morning, and :00 a.m. at 21 below. things to improve in regard to temperatures and wind chills. i do think the wind chills for much of the day are below zero. alyx: two more breaking news. in johnston, a man had to be extricated from a car after an early morning crash. crews responded to the 7400 block of northwest beaver drive near camp dodge. officers say the man suffered a serious injury to his leg, so a helicopter was called in. he was taken to mercy.
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time. what would you do with a billion dollars? because if you buy the winning powerball ticket, you could have just that. lottery officials say no ticket matched all six powerball numbers from saturday night. meaning the record $949.8 million jackpot is expected to soar to $1.3 billion for wednesday's drawing. we spoke with lottery officials this morning who say they are surprised no one had the winning ticket last night. the powerball is played in 44 states, as well as the district of columbia, u.s. virgin islands and puerto rico. right now a group of armed men from around the pacific northwest who arrived at a national wildlife refugee on saturday are heading home. the group consisted of people from oregon, washington, and idaho. they arrived in a convoy of about 18 cars, carrying riffles and handguns. they left after several hours when the people leading the occupation told them they weren't needed. a utah lawyer acting as a mediator says occupation leaders were concerned about the
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conveyed. the drug-lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman could be extradited to the u.s. mexican authorities say "el chapo's" hollywood dreams led to his dramatic capture. carter evans reports from los angeles. carter: tonight joaquin "el chapo" guzman is in the same supermax prison he escaped from six months ago. military tanks and personnel are standing guard outside. he was brought here last night after authorities paraded him in front of news cameras. "el chapo" means "shorty" in spanish, but ultimately it may have been the drug lord's big ego that lead to his capture. according to mexico's attorney general, arely gomez. ag arely gomez: joaquin guzman had the intention of making a biographical film, so he reached out to producers. carter: today investigators were back at the home where el chapo was was holed up, looking for evidence that may expose others in the sinaloa cartel which is
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half of the illegal drugs that enter the u.s. from mexico. >> as long as he is in mexico, chapo guzman can still operate at some level. and he always has the hope of escaping. carter: andrew selee, senior advisor to the mexico institute says it's in mexico's best interest to turn el chapo over to the us where he faces drug trafficking and money laundering in six u.s. states. >> they dont want to go through this embarrassment again. they also know that el chapo has said in the past that his worst fear is being extradited to the us. carter: late today, el chapo's lawyers met with reporters outside the prison. they say he's in a state of anxiety and the plan to fight his extradition. that means he won't be back in the united states anytime soon. carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. alyx: more big stories this morning. low gas prices may be saying goodbye. energy analysts say you can expect prices to start inching up again around the middle of february. they say that's the time the nations refineries undergo pre-summer maintenance.
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find prices around $1.79 a gallon. des moines police say a man is dead after slipping and falling on a patch of ice. it happened just after 1:00 saturday morning in the parking lot of cheap seats, a sports bar on the east side of des moines. police say the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, but right now it appears to be a tragic accident. officials say the incident happened shortly after the bar's closing time, and the man hit his head. and kcci will be back in the courtroom monday morning for the murder trial of joe lopez. prosecutors say lopez violently shook his girlfriend's baby, resulting in a fractured skull and ribs. we'll have updates all day long on air and online at kcci.com. the city of waterloo has settled a wrongful death lawsuit. the parents of derrick ambrose another $1 million to attorney's fee. investigators say the 22-year-old was seen with a gun
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waterloo back in 2012. they say ambrose fled from authorities and ignored commands to stop. ambrose's pistol was later found in a yard. investigators concluded he likely tossed the gun moments before the shooting. and in cedar rapids, police are investigating a series of three late night shootings that happened in three different places. the first shooting happened friday night where a victim sustained non-life threatening injuries. police say the second shooting happened early saturday morning. two people were injured in that shooting, but are expected to survive. and the third just minutes later with another person injured. cedar rapids police continue to investigate the shootings to see if they are related. a very cold a saturday morning, the wind chill out there is the big weather story. frank: these are just numbers, it is pretty hard to comprehend how cold it actually is.
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it is really, really cold. 24 below is the wind chill in des moines. 30 below in webster city and marshalltown. 28 below feels like to the east. you can see satellite radar, mainly clear skies have not helped us at all. we have lost the heating of the day, we will see more sunshine through the day today. we did see sunshine yesterday with precipitation way to the east as a frontal system pulls through out there. if you have travel plans to the east, keep that in mind. nine below in minneapolis, notice it is warmer weather have clouds. green bay and indianapolis in the teens and 20's but it is were clear skies are here and out to the west and things are really cold. wind chills below zero for many
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we have it maybe even background freezing. -- back around freezing. alyx: thanks, frank. a popular central iowa bike trail is getting renovated. des moines city officials plan to focus on a stretch of the neal smith trail from riverview park to euclid. they'll fix cracks and widen the path by about one foot. a federal grant will cover $300,000 of the cost. taxpayer money already set aside will cover the remaining $130,000. timothy rhoads: i don't think it's 100% necessary, but if they're willing to spend the money on it to improve it for people that otherwise wouldn't ride on it if it isn't perfectly smooth, then spend the money. alyx: city officials hope to have the construction finished by the end of the year. coming up on kcci. taking on cancer. the new drug giving bladder cancer patients new hope, and one man's will to live through
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plus, john pascuzzi tells us
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only at your local ford dealer. you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. 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. frank: 5:44, a cold morning. the coldest since last february. algona at 11 below zero.
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32 below right now in algona, 23 below in fort dodge. i just want to reiterate how cold it actually is. please don't be outside for extended amount of time. you look at satellite radar, have clear skies and it will mean more sunshine for this afternoon. we are losing the heat of the day, you look at high temperatures today may be in the single digits in northern iowa. 15 in council bluffs, the 8 day forecast has a warm-up. then we are back up in the 30's with details coming up. alyx: a new drug is giving hope to bladder cancer patients by harnessing their own immune systems to attack the tumors. don champion reports from mount sinai hospital in new york, where the clinical trial is underway.
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live a little bit longer. >> there was a time when lee eric newton thought he only had months to live. diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2010, he'd undergone chemotherapy only to have the cancer spread to his brain. with dwindling options, the 51 year old found a trial of a new immunotherapy drug called atezolizumab. lee eric newton: all of a sudden my tumors started to drop in size. don: according to dr. matt galsky from mount sinai hospital, the drug tears down the protective layers around the tumors. dr. matt galsky: what these drugs do is pull back that shield and allow the immune system to recognize that the cancer is foreign and attack it. don: it's the first new treatment for metastatic bladder cancer in 30 years. it doesn't work for everyone, but newton's been on the drug for more than a year now. his cancer is stable and he's looking to the future. lee eric newton: i didn't look a month, 2 months, or 3 months in advance. i'm now planning to see my daughter graduate from high school. don: newton also has a message for smokers. lee eric newton: i used to joke around as kids and we'd say,
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get cancer or die. that's when we quit. but it's not a joke anymore when you get cancer. don: smoking causes about half of all bladder cancers. don champion, cbs news, new york. alyx: atezolizumab is not currently approved to treat bladder cancer. but the fda recently granted it 'breakthrough therapy' designation to get it approved faster. common side effects of the drug include fatigue and small rashes. still ahead on kcci 8 news this morning weekends, "the hateful 8." what john pascuzzi has to say about the new quenten tarentino film. he'll tell you whether or not it's worth the watch. plus, and biological mystery. what a hunter out west discovered after finding a dead
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to say about it. >> weather is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. frank: good morning. we have been getting these cool pictures of the sun dogs. you can see there's the sun and you have the sun dog caused by refraction of sunlight off ice crystals. you have frozen droplets in the air, having them act as a refractor of the sun so it is cool.
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terms of neat. -- not so cool this morning. this wind is 29 below in the clarion. 32 below in waterloo and 30 below in marshalltown. things will get better through the day, but this morning is bone chilling. feeling like to degrees below. we are working in more clouds this evening that will mean more clouds for monday. wind chill advisory goes through much of the state and most of the morning. thanks to the wind out of the north and west, it is breezy at times near 10 to 15. satellite radar shows mainly clear skies with high pressure in control. the high-pressure system pushes to the south and a warm front lifts through the state which will warm us up before another
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not much was on today, i think we will see sunshine through much of the day with maybe a few evening. forecast today will be cold. wind chills at 15 to 25 below zero, we have been talking about it for quite a while. temperatures start to climb all the way into the 20's by monday, then the cold front on tuesday is back in the teens then we jump back in the 30's by wednesday, thursday, and friday. alyx: never thought we would be so happy to see 30's. quentin tarentino is at it again with another blood filled romp on the big screen. but as john pascuzzi tells us, you might want to stay home for this one. john: after the success of django unchained, quentin tarantino returns to the western in "the hateful eight".
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hangman, transporting his prisoner to red rock to be hanged. a winter storm will force them to be at a way station. they encounter a group of suspicious strangers who may not be who they say they are. >> this here 0 0- she's wanted dead or alive for murder. when the sun comes out i am taking her to hang. is there anybody here committed to stopping me from stooping that -- from doing that? >> one of them is not what he says he is. john: this is the director's film and unfolds in typical fashion with twists, turns, and flashbacks. but this is a mess of a movie, brutal, bloody, and boring. although the nearly three-hour
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shocking touches, it was a major disappointment. eight is enough. more than enough. this is john pascuzzi at the movies. alyx: next week he reviews the wilderness survival film "the revenant" starring leonardo dicaprio. if you missed the game or the steelers took on the bengals, you missed this. the quarterback throws the ball to martavis bryant. he makes the grab and maintains possession as he flips. touchdown, steelers. you can see in the replay as bryant does a fantastic job holding onto the ball against his leg, then cradles it as he flips over to complete the touchdown. barely out of the touchdown. talk about play of the day. steelers went on to win it 18 to 16. pittsburgh is now gearing up to take on the denver broncos. that game january 17th right
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image. it's all over facebook. a hunter tracking down a mountain lion in idaho stumbled upon a biological mystery. as you can see here, the lion appears to have fully formed teeth and whiskers growing out of his head. fish and game officials say the male mountain lion was involved in an attack on a dog. it was killed last week near the utah border. wildlife officials say it's possible the teeth could be the remnants of a conjoined twin that died in the womb. or a so-called "teratoma" tumor which can grow teeth and hair. kcci 8 news, 5:55. the temperature out is a negative four degrees not counting wind chills. here's a look at our downtown des moines skycam. the good news is the roads won't be quite as slick as they were yesterday morning.
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coming up next, we have a sneak cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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alyx: welcome back to kcci. finding one's ancestors has become somewhat of an occupation for millions of americans, especially those who are the
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sunday morning's mark strassmann explains. mark: what are your thoughts going into this? nervous? >> definitely. mark: he is walking into the unknown. four kids are waiting for him a half mile away. one of them is 20-year-old sarah. what makes you nervous? >> what do you say when you're meeting your biological family for the first time? >> it is an innate human desire to want to know where we came from. mark: wendy is the mother of a donor's son. it is a networking site for children who want to connect by matching their donor father's id
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47,000 people have registered, including 2300 donor dads. >> kids want to know, i want to hear my donor's laugh, i want to see him smile, i want to look into his face, shake his hand. mark: how many donor children do you know that you have? >> i have 22. that i know of. alyx: in search of family, plus, up, up, and away in the goodyear blimb. and television visionary norman lear. the forecast is the big story today for a lot of folks as they had outside. frank: just cold. i am trying to think of ways to describe it. 10 degrees above is our high temperature today.
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wind chills 15 to 25 degrees below zero. temperatures will start to climb tonight. they will climb all the way to 26 degrees by tomorrow, a cold flag flies through thursday -- tuesday. and wednesday we are back in the 30's. alyx: today's top stories are straight ahead on your morning news leader, including the breaking news on the developing story. another full hour of kcci 8 news this morning weekends starts right now. >> you are watching kcci 8 news. alyx: breaking news at 6:00 a.m., early-morning crash. a man is extricated from a car after a crash in johnston. what we know so far. plus, early morning structure fire. where crews responded early this morning and the damage done so far. good morning, everyone, thanks so much for joining us on kcci 8 news this morning weekends. it is 6:01 and frank, as folks
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chill is a big factor as we look forward to the rest of the day, but the good news is, a changeup on the way. frank: we will start to warm up a little bit tomorrow, so looking pretty good temperature-wise. today will be a window day where you want to look outside at the window instead of feeling the weather. went at of the north at about 14 miles per hour, putting an bite into the air. off to the north is where the wind chills are worse this morning. 42 degrees below zero in mason city. 22 below in lamoni. there is a wind chill advisory for the entire state, and there is your wind chill forecast. 11 below, feeling like two below at 3:00. it will be a day that feels like it is below zero for much of the day, but there is relief in
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alyx: more breaking news, our crews just arrived on the scene of an early morning structure fire. west des moines fire crews were called to the 6500 block of bradford drive just before 4:00 this morning. fire officials just confirmed with kcci that the 2-story home is a complete loss. one fire fighter was injured while fighting the blaze. they tell us a wall collapsed on him and he is now in the hospital. his condition unknown at this time. fire crews also tell kcci that the homeowner is unaccounted for. they do not know whether anyone was home at the time the fire broke out. west des moines fire crews will be on scene throughout the day trying to determine the cause of this fire. breaking news this morning out of johnston, a man had to be extricated from a car after an early morning crash. crews responded to the 7400 block of northwest beaver driver. a helicopter was even called in to help because officers say the man sustained a serious injury to his leg.
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count on kcci for the latest throughout the morning. [no audio] alyx: lottery officials expect wednesday's drawing to hit $1.3 billiion. des moines police say a man died from a fall after slipping on ice. it happened just after 1:00 saturday morning in the parking lot of cheap seats a sports bar , on the east side of des moines. police say the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, but right now it appears to be a tragic accident. this all happened shortly after the bar's closing time. the average price per gallon of gas is around 20 cents less than it was one year ago. in the metro you can find prices around $1.79 a gallon. but, energy analysts say you can expect prices to start inching up again around the middle of february.
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nation's refineries undergo pre-summer maintenance. and we also want to let you know that we will be in the courtroom on monday following the murder trial of joe lopez as it continues. prosecutors say lopez violently shook his girlfriend's baby, and squeezed the child's ribs, resulting in a fractured skull and several fractured ribs. lopez told authorities the child fell out a highchair when he walked out of the room. if you are looking for a job des , moines public schools is looking to hire more than 200 new teachers in the next month. saturday morning district , officials interviewed about 700 people with all levels of experience as part of its 4th annual educator career fair. des moines schools are especially in need of teachers for english language learners and special needs. >> we're looking for people especially who can bring a little diversity to our work force as well. we have a diverse student population and so we're looking for persons of color, disability
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alyx: if you weren't able to make it to the career fair, you can still apply for a job by going to the district's website , dmschools.org. the city of waterloo has settled a wrongful death lawsuit from a 2012 officer involved shooting. investigators say 22-year-old derrick ambrose jr. was seen with a gun then fled from , authorities and ignored commands to stop. " the waterloo-cedar falls courier" reports that $1.25 million will go to ambrose's parents. another million dollars will go to attorney's fees. authorities say ambrose fell, then rose and turned toward officer kyle law, who shot him twice. ambrose's pistol was later found in a yard, and investigators say he likely tossed the gun moments before the shooting. a grand jury declined to charge the officer. now to cedar rapids police say , they're investigating three late night shootings that happened in three different locations. officers responded to the first shooting friday night around 7:30. at least one person was injured
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then over to the second shooting happened around 1:20 saturday , morning on the northeast side of town. in that incident investigators , say two people went to the hospital. both are expected to survive. the third shooting took place just minutes later around 1:45 , and police say they found one person wounded with an injury considered non-life threatening. cedar rapids police say the shootings are still under investigation. time now, 6:06 with your weather never more than five minutes away. you cannot cover up all the temperatures this morning. frank: i'm trying to, because i do not think these folks want to see these temperatures. they are just so cold, and this is dangerous cold. it is the kind of cold that you can go out in less than 30 minutes and get frostbite. 30 below, the wind chill right now, 28 below, the feels like
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if you look at the air temperatures around the region, high pressure dominating the weather across the midwest. these wake-up temperatures very cold, 23 below the current temperature in bismarck, north dakota. that is not the wind chill that is the air temperature, a bone chilling cold. two degrees above in kansas city. it is a day you might want to stay inside in front of the fireplace, or have that cup of hot cocoa. today's high, 10 degrees. we are going to look at tuesday and beyond in the 8 day forecast. 30's are back. alyx: the 30's never sounded so good. a popular central iowa trail is getting renovated. the des moines city council agrees the neal smith trail needs a little tlc at the price of $430,000. kcci's kim st. onge has the story. kim: riders on neal smith trail are far and few between on
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teens. come warmer weather, bicyclists are everywhere. timothy rhoads uses the neal smith trail to get from johnston to his job at ichi bike in the east village. >> it's really nice to see people riding past in the nice weather and everybody is happy to be out on their bikes and on the trail and it goes through , some interesting scenery and stuff. i think it is really important. kim: he's one of 300,000 people who enjoy the 26-mile trail every year. city officials plan to renovate a stretch of the neal smith trail from riverview park up to euclid filling in cracks, repaving and widening it by about a foot. >> we started making this extended trail system back in the 1980's and so we have great portions of it that are in need of repair. so we're doing what we can as the money's available. kim: a $300,000 federal grant covers most of the cost. taxpayers will foot the rest of the total $430,000 price tag. rhoads says the cracks won't
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in favor of making improvements. >> i do not think it is 100% necessary, but if they are willing to spend the money on it to improve, for people that otherwise would not ride on it, then spend the money. alyx: mayor cownie hopes construction will be done by the end of the year. des moines city council will be accepting bids for the project at monday's meeting. straight ahead, all the democratic candidates visited iowa yesterday. how their tactics differ and which celebrity was helping one candidate campaign. plus, trump versus cruz. why the republican candidates are feuding this time and just how close their poll numbers actually are.
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slater. frank: 6:13 on your sunday morning. did you get a winter jacket for christmas? i did, and it has not been cold enough for me to try it out. it is today. ames, six below. if you look at the wind chills, bone chilling cleared algona right now, 30 below. ames, 23 below. we have clear skies and that is going to mean sunshine. we saw the sun out yesterday appeared -- out yesterday. a warm front will warm us back into the 20's for monday, and
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teens, and back in the thursday -- in the 30's on wednesday, thursday, and friday. alyx: in commitment 2016 is, the iowa caucuses are just weeks away and hillary clinton's campaign is using some star power here in des moines. but not every democratic campaign is using the same tactic. kcci's rose heaphy explains what voters thought. rose: wearing a hillary clinton-themed dress, "girls" actress lena dunham shared why she supports the democrat front runner. lena: voting for hillary clinton because of her policies, positions, track record, beliefs, and it's a little bit the pantsuit. rose: dunham spoke for about 15 minutes at eight seven central in the east village. she focused mostly on women's issues like equal pay and access , to birth control. lena: women's rights matter to me more than any woman in the world because as she herself said, women's rights are human rights. rose: she's not the first big name to come through iowa for clinton.
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people say clinton's celebrity draw helps with the youth factor. >> certainly adds a certain edge. i think, like i said, when you look around this room, it's all millenials. rose: but other voters, like this sanders supporter, say they're looking for more. >> when it comes to picking a president, i don't necessarily care about celebrity power. what i care about is, are they going to fight about the things i care about?. rose: without star power, bernie sanders drew hundreds to the iowa state fairgrounds. he too spoke in support of women's issues, but largely focused on the economy and changing the campaign funding system to a public one. mr. sanders: we are showing that we can run a serious and i believe winning national campaign without begging billionaires for money. >> one of these republicans could actually be president. >> sit down and shut up. alyx: hillary clinton's new ad states she is the only candidate standing between republicans and the white house. the ad cuts to video of her
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on the campaign trail, with the line tested and tough. the republican national committee quickly criticized clinton over the ad, saying that clinton wants to continue obama's legacy. not only does the ad attack republicans it also casts bernie , sanders, her main democratic opponent, as unelectable. the new ad will be airing in early primary states like iowa and new hampshire. speaking of clinton, she is back in iowa monday along with bernie sanders and martin o'malley for the brown and black presidential forum. the candidates will address issues affecting african americans and latinos. the five issues that will be discussed are education, immigration, economic opportunity, health care and criminal justice. co-founders, mary campos and wayne ford think this will be the most important forum they've done since 1984. >> i would say because we have the numbers in the young people from 22 on up that are really interested in wanting to know
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future, how can they participate in that government. alyx: the forum is monday night at 7:00 at sheslow auditorium on drake's campus. donald trump held two rallies in iowa saturday. trump was in ottumwa where he saturday, was greeted by an enthusiastic crowd. he later flew to clear lake. and again, brought up the issue of whether or not front runner ted cruz was a legal citizen of the u.s. while in mason city cruz discredited those claims. mr. cruz: and so as a legal matter, the question is quite straightforward. my mother was born in wilmington, delaware. she's a citizen by birth. so i became an american citizen by virtue of being born to her. i have never breathed a breath of air on this planet when i was not a u.s. citizen. i've never been naturalized. it was the process of being born that made me a u.s. citizen. alyx: on saturday, cruz wrapped up what his campaign is calling
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and cruz continues to hold an edge over donald trump in the very latest poll here in iowa. the latest fox news poll of likely republican caucus-goers was released yesterday and finds cruz has 27% support and trump has 23%. marco rubio follows in third place at 15%. and ohio governor john kasich is rising in the polls while also blasting donald trump's lack of political experience. kasich even compared trump to president obama when the former senator ran for president in 2008. you'll get to hear that and a lot more from kasich this morning. be sure to tune into kcci 8 news close up to catch the entire interview with governor kasich. that's coming up today at 10:30 a.m., right after face the nation. frank: time now, 6:19, still getting in neat photos from yesterday's sun dog event. there is the sun in the middle,
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side, caused by the reflection -- refraction of light through ice crystals. temperatures have not changed much, still cold, for below in des moines, and 15 below in storm lake. maybe we will start to get above zero a little bit. the wind chill is definitely the big story this morning, feeling like 34 below in storm lake. 22 below in des moines, and 25 below in knoxville. hopefully you are in front of the fire, in front of a nice, warm place watching us this morning as it is a chilly one. as we head throughout the afternoon, we will see the sunshine. temperatures warm up near 10 degrees and we will bring in a few more clouds for the evening hours, keeping our temperature around eight degrees. a wind chill advisory in effect for much of the state throughout
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eventually the wind will switch to more westerly as high pressure moves throughout the state. precipitation will off to the east. great lakes toward indianapolis, snow for detroit, clear skies for the entire midwest. high pressure in control, and the wind will switch to more westerly this afternoon. this cold front slides through by tuesday, and that is going to mean another cold blast from the north. as we head throughout the day, we see clear skies, just a few more clouds into the evening and overnight hours. forecast today, 10 degrees, the wind chill 15 to 25 degrees below zero. eight degrees below zero tonight.
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tuesday, back in the teens, in the 30's by wednesday. >> the cyclones take a rare
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recap one of the >> over the past does go seasons, nobody has been iowa state at hilton coliseum, nobody
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they were back again on saturday, trying to get it done. george niang might share the ball. it was 14-4 iowa state. baylor came to play. jonathan motley, a flip inside took the iowa state lead to 14-6. matt thomas coming up 6-3 against texas tech, and it was still falling for the sharpshooter. steve prohm loving it, pumping up the crowd. george niang at 22 points. the cyclones had a four-point lead at the half, and that lead would get bigger. monte morris to abdul nader. motley had a career-high seven
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all the free throws. iowa state has lost its two games against baylor. the hawkeyes do not play until thursday against third-ranked michigan state. it was in state rivalry game that was not a rivalry at all. drake came in when less in the valley, and it was all uni. matt bohannon drives and can shoot. shoots 1000 freeze a day -- frees a day. wes washpun read it like a book. uni led by 21 at the half, and it did not get better for drake. panthers win 77-44, the biggest win over drake in school
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back to hilton coliseum, the cyclone women showed up facing kansas. bunkley swats it away for a fast break. iowa state had in early one point lead. third quarter, bree bergstrom, she had 12 points, 10 boards, and four blocks. the cyclones when it, improving to 11-4. the vikings playing a football game later sunday outdoors. when they play the seahawks at noon, it will be all the way up to six degrees. they are encouraging fans to place things under their feet to prevent prolonged contact with the concrete. does not sound fun.
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they got to play indoors and return on the opening kick. kansas city defense. they made brian hoyer like the he was picked off four times. the kc defense had bill o'brien final. >> a goose egg, does not mean -- matter if it is playoff real season. >> a playoff win in itself is big for us. >> the bad news, the chiefs may have lost the top line. they fear it is a torn acl. they will be at new england saturday at 3:30.
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bengals had the steelers beat but suffered one of the most spectacular meltdowns of all time. cincinnati up 16-15, had just taken the lead. jeremy hill fumbled it. when pittsburgh had to go the length of the field, they committed that personal foul for 15 yards. jones yelling about it, he got a 15 yard penalty. a 35 yard field goal from chris boswell, and the steelers back from the dead, top the bengals 18-16. they will face denver next
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is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field.
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>> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is "kcci 8 news this morning." alyx: breaking news at 6:32, early morning crash. at least one person was injured in a dangerous crash. we have those details straight ahead.
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and one firefighter hurt while fighting the blaze. breaking news at 6:32, an injured firefighter is in the hospital after an early morning house fire. our crews just arrived on the scene of an early morning structure fire. west des moines fire crews were to the 6500 block of brantford drive. the home is a complete loss. >> at this time, the homeowner is not accounted for. we do not know if that individual was at the home at the time of the fire and we are trying to confirm that. alyx: west des moines fire crews will be on scene throughout the day trying to determine the cause. and in johnston, a man had to be extricated from a car after an early morning crash. crews responded to the 7400 block of northwest beaver drive near camp dodge. officers say the man suffered a serious injury to his leg so a helicopter was called in. he was then taken to mercy.
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time. we are going to check in for a look at the forecast. when we said "chilly," it does not even do it justice. frank: it is just cold, one of those days you kind of want to stay inside, especially this morning when it will be the coldest. this afternoon, maybe we will be above zero, but still cold. alyx: sunshine. frank: a positive note. today, the coldest day of the weekend, four degrees below zero in des moines, the wind chill is 22 below. there's your current wind chill. i do not want to read them off, it is just cold. it is between 20 and 34 below zero right now for the windchill factor across the state. a wind chill advisory is in
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8 day forecast, we have a warm-up. i will tell you win -- when coming up. alyx: what would you do with a billion dollars? because if you buy the winning powerball ticket you could have just that. lottery officials say no ticket matched all six powerball numbers from saturday night. meaning the record $949.8 million jackpot is expected to soar to $1.3 billion for wednesday's drawing. we spoke with lottery officials this morning who say they are , surprised no one had the winning ticket last night. the powerball is played in 44 states as well as the district , of columbia, u.s. virgin islands and puerto rico. right now a group of armed men , from around the pacific northwest who arrived at a national wildlife refuge on saturday are heading home. the group consisted of people from oregon, washington, and idaho. they arrived in a convoy of about 18 cars, carrying rifles and handguns. they left after several hours when the people leading the occupation told them they weren't needed.
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mediator says occupation leaders were concerned about the perception the armed visitors conveyed. the drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman could be extradited to the u.s. mexican authorities say el chapo's hollywood dreams led to his dramatic capture. carter evans reports from los angeles. carter: tonight, joaquin "el chapo" guzman is in the same supermax prison he escaped from six months ago. military tanks and personnel are standing guard outside. he was brought here last night after authorities paraded him in front of news cameras. "el chapo" means "shorty" in spanish, but ultimately it may have been the drug lord's big ego that lead to his capture, according to mexico's attorney general, arely gomez. >> joaquin guzman had the intention of making a biographical film, so he reached out to producers. carter: today, investigators were back at the home where el chapo was was holed up, looking
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others in the sinaloa cartel which is believed to be , responsible for half of the illegal drugs that enter the u.s. from mexico. >> as long as he is in mexico, el chapo guzman can still operate at some level, and he always has the hope of escaping. carter: andrew selee, senior advisor to the mexico institute says it's in mexico's best interest to turn el chapo over to the u.s., where he faces drug trafficking and money laundering in six states. >> they don't want to go through this embarrassment again. they also know that el chapo has said in the past that his worst fear is being extradited to the u.s. carter: late today el chapo's , lawyers met with reporters outside the prison. they say he's in a state of anxiety and the plan to fight his extradition. that means he won't be back in the united states anytime soon. carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. alyx: moore big stories this morning, des moines police say a
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it happened just after 1:00 saturday morning in the parking lot of cheap seats a sports bar on the east side of des moines. police say the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, but right now it appears to be a tragic accident. officials say the incident happened shortly after the bar's closing, and the man fell and hit his head. and kcci will be back in the courtroom monday for the murder trial of joe lopez. prosecutors say lopez violently shook his girlfriend's baby. resulting in a fractured skull and ribs. we'll have updates all day long on air and online at kcci.com. the city of waterloo has settled a wrongful death lawsuit. the parents of derrick ambrose, jr. will get $1.255 million and another when million dollars for attorney's fees. investigators say the 22-year-old was seen with a gun outside new world league in waterloo back in 2012. they say ambrose fled from authorities and ignored commands to stop. ambrose's pistol was later found in a yard.
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likely through the gun moments before the shooting took place. 6:38, and one of our top stories throughout the day is just the weather because it is so cold. frank: thankfully, the roads are just dry right now for much of the state. it might be a little slick and far northwest iowa, but that has changed since yesterday at this time. another thing that has changed, the wind chill. 28 below in ames. webster city, storm lake, and waterloo are all 30 below or more. just off to the north of the metro, a very chilly morning for all of us but the further north you go, the colder it gets. nine below right now in minneapolis, 23 below in bismarck. the further east you go, it
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even some snow pulling through indianapolis early this morning. here's your three-day outlook. here is today's high, 10 degrees. we will see the sunshine but the wind chills are very cold. monday, warmer and breezy, 26 degrees. tuesday, we will get another cold blast, back in the teens for highs. the 30's are back, we will tell you when. alyx: thank you, frank. coming up on kcci, taking on cancer. the new drug giving bladder cancer patients new hope. and one man's will to live
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to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already. frank: welcome back, 6:42, it is a chilly sunday. ankeny right now, six below. just about that for iowa falls. carroll at eight below, and when you factor in the wind, it is even colder. 24 below in fort dodge. it only takes about half hour on exposed skin if you are outside to get frostbite with these wind chills. today, you may not want to spend time outside unless you are really bundled up. clear skies will mean sunshine for this afternoon.
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bitterly warm temperatures. monday, 26. been we cool down tuesday as a cold front slides through. wednesday, thursday, friday, back in the 30's. alyx: to a health alert, a new drug is giving hope to bladder cancer patients by harnessing their own immune systems to attack the tumors. don champion reports from mount sinai hospital in new york where the clinical trial is underway. >> it let's may live a little bit longer. don: there was a time when lee eric newton thought he only had months to live. diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2010, he'd undergone chemotherapy only to have the cancer spread to his brain. with dwindling options, the 51-year-old found a trial of a new immunotherapy drug called atezolizumab. >> all of a sudden, my tumors began to drop in size. don: according to dr. matt
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hospital, the drug tears down the protective layers around the tumors. >> what these drugs do is pull back that shield and allow the immune system to recognize that the cancer is foreign and attack it. don: it's the first new treatment for metastatic bladder cancer in 30 years. it doesn't work for everyone but newton's been on the drug for more than a year now. his cancer is stable and he's looking to the future. >> i didn't look a month, two months, or three months in advance. i'm now planning to see my daughter graduate from high school. don: newton also has a message for smokers. >> i used to joke around as kids and we'd say, yeah, we're gonna quit once we get cancer or die. that's when we quit. but it's not a joke anymore when you get cancer. don: smoking causes about half of all bladder cancers. don champion, cbs news, new york. alyx: the new drug is not currently approved to treat
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recently granted it breakthrough treatment status. still ahead on kcci 8 news this morning weekends, "the hateful 8," what john pascuzzi has to say about the new quentin tarantino film. he'll tell you whether or not it's worth the watch. plus, a biological mystery. what a hunter out west discovered after finding a dead mountain lion.
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>> the weather is never more than five minutes away. only on kcci eight news this morning. frank: 6:48, we have been getting some neat some dog pictures in. this one from julie nikole, and what a neat one. we usually get some dogs when the air is very dry and cold, you get ice crystals in the air and the sun reflects off of them. temperatures out there this morning, not so neat. four degrees below in des moines. 15 below in storm lake. when you factor in the wind, it is bitterly cold. 35 below zero, the wind chill for storm lake. 12 below in des moines, and hopefully it is about 70 degrees
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if you do had out, please bundle up because it will be chilly all day. it will feel more like 21 below. sunshine throughout much of the day today, that will at least be nice. more clouds pushed in by the evening. high pressure is filtering in, this is an arctic high that shooting down the cold air from canada. we have clear skies so we lost the heating of the day from yesterday. all of those factors giving us a very cold morning. wind out of the west. a warm front will lift through the state tomorrow, warming us up briefly, and then he cold front slides through on tuesday. we might pull in a few clouds as we head throughout the overnight
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more clouds during the day tomorrow. eight degrees below tonight, but the temperatures climb thanks to the wind switch at of the southwest. monday in the 20's. tuesday, 13 degrees. wednesday through friday, we are back in the 30's. alyx: thanks, frank. quentin tarantino is at it again with another blood filled romp on the big screen. but as john pascuzzi tells us, you might want to stay home for this one. john: after the success of jango unchained, director quentin tarantino returns in "the hateful eight." kurt russell is john the hangman, transporting his prisoner, jennifer jason lane to , red rock to be hanged. a winter storm will force them to be at a weigh station. they encounter a group of suspicious strangers who may not
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>> this here is daisy. she is wanted dead or alive for murder. when the sun comes out, i in taking this woman to hang. is there anybody here committed to stopping me from doing that? >> one of them is not what he says he is. john: this is the director's eight film, unfolds in typical fashion with twists, turns, and flashbacks. unfortunately this is a mess of a movie brutal, bloody, and , boring. although the nearly three-hour movie is sometimes full of the shocking tarantino touches, it was for me a major disappointment. "the hateful eight," eight is enough. more than enough. this is john pascuzzi at the movies. alyx: next week, john reviews the wilderness survival film
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dicaprio. if you missed the afc wild card game when the steelers took on the bengals, you missed this. check this out. quarterback ben roethlisberger throws the fade to martavis bryant. he makes the grab and maintains possession as he flips. barely staying in the end zone, and that is a touchdown steelers. you can see in the replay as bryant does a fantastic job holding onto the ball against his leg, then cradles it as he flips to complete the touchdown. talk about play of the day. we are even going to replay it for you. steelers went on to win it 18-16. pittsburgh is now gearing up to take on the denver broncos. that game january 17th, right here on kcci at 3:40. and take a look at this incredible image. a hunter tracking down a mountain lion in idaho stumbled upon a biological mystery. as you can see here, the lion
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teeth and whiskers growing out of his head. fish and game officials say the male mountain lion was involved in an attack on a dog. it was killed last week near the utah border. wildlife officials say it's possible the teeth could be the remnants of a conjoined twin that died in the womb. or a so-called teratoma tumor , which can grow teeth and hair. kcci 8 news time, 6:53 on your sunday morning. waking up to a chilly negative four degrees outside, but the good ruse -- the good news, the roads are a little less slippery. we are looking at our des moines skycam and you can see just the start of the sunrise.
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thank you for waking up with you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. 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.
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alyx: welcome back to kcci. finding one's ancestors has become somewhat of an occupation for millions of americans, especially those who are the children of sperm donors, as cbs sunday morning's mark strassmann tells us. mark: what are your thoughts going into this? nervous? >> definitely a little bit nervous.
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unknown. >> what if they turned out to be very strange and shy and do not look up and are very antisocial? mark: four kids are waiting for him a half mile away. one of them is 20-year-old sarah. what makes you nervous? >> what do you say when you're meeting your biological family for the first time? i do not know. >> it is an innate human desire to want to know where we came from. mark: wendy is the mother of a donor's son. she saw how curious he was to learn more about his donor father, and founded an online database called ththdonor sibling registry. it is a networking site for children who want to connect by matching their donor father's id number. 47,000 people have registered, including 2300 donor dads. >> kids want to know, i want to hear my donor's laugh, i want to
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into his face, shake his hand. mark: how many donor children do you know that you have? >> i have 22. mark: 22 kids? >> that i know of. alyx: in search of family plus, up, up, and away in the goodyear blimb. and television visionary norman lear. those stories and much more right here on kcci at 8:00 a.m. we are going to check in with the forecast. that temperature gauge does not paint the whole picture. it is not just negative four degrees. frank: all you have to do is spend about 30 minutes outside, exposed skin, and you will get frostbite. it is important to bundle up. 10 degrees is our high temperature today, and the wind chill of 15 to 25 below is this
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it will improve this afternoon to around zero 25 below. notice the winds out of the south at five to 10, that will be nice. back in the 20's on monday, in the teens on tuesday, and then we are back above freezing by thursday. alyx: today's top stories are straight ahead on your morning
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stay with us everyone. >> you're watching kcci 8 news. alyx: right now we are following two breaking news stories. a structure fire in west des moines, the home is a total loss. an early morning crash left one man stock. what police had to do to save him. it is 7:01, and we want to start with your breaking news. our crews were first on scene of an early morning structure fire. morning structure fire. west des moines fire crews were called to 6531 bradford drive just before 4:00 this morning. fire officials just confirmed with kcci that the 2-story home is a complete loss. one fire fighter was injured while fighting a blaze.
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>> the house collapsed, a good part of the house collapsed, and the wall landed on him. he was taken in an ambulance to a local hospital. we do not have a condition on him right now. alyx: fire crews also tell kcci the homeowner is unaccounted for. they do not know whether anyone was home at the time the fire broke out. west des moines fire crews will be on scene throughout the day trying to determine the cause. breaking news this morning out of johnston, a man had to be extricated from a car after an early morning crash. crews responded to the 7400 block of northwest beaver drive, and a helicopter was also called in. officials said the man's leg was impaled and was taken to mercy. count on kcci for the latest throughout the morning. 7:03, we will check in with frank on the chilly forecast that feels even chillier than it looks. frank: that number is a little
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than here in des moines, but officially at the airport it is for below. the wind chill is 22 below. that look at that beautiful downtown skycam, the sun is coming up. sunrise in just a little bit, and it will look nice, it just will not feel nice. mason city, 35 below for wind chill. feels like 25 below in ames. these temperatures can be dangerous if you are outside for extended here. -- extended periods of time. look at the windchill forecast, things improved by noon. we stay below zero all day in terms of windchill, so definitely a cold day. 8 day forecast, we are going to start to warm up.
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was no winner in the record $949.8 million powerball drawing. to win a ticket must have all six numbers correct. the first five can be in any order but the sixth must be the powerball number. lottery officials expect wednesday's drawing to hit $1.3 billiion. des moines police say a man died from a fall after slipping on ice. it happened just after 1:00 saturday morning in the parking lot of cheap seats a sports bar , on the east side of des moines. police say the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, but right now it appears to be a tragic accident. police tell us the incident happened shortly after the bar's closing time, and the man hit his head. the average price per gallon of gas is around 20 cents less than it was one year ago. in the metro you can find prices , around $1.79 a gallon. but, energy analysts say you can expect prices to start inching up again around the middle of february. they say that's the time the nation's refineries undergo pre-summer maintenance.
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will be back in the courtroom monday for the murder trial of joe lopez. prosecutors say lopez violently shook his girlfriend's baby, and squeezed the child's ribs, resulting in a fractured skull and several fractured ribs. lopez told authorities that she fell out of her high chair when he walked out of the room. if you're looking for a job, des moines public schools is looking to hire more than 200 new teachers in the next month. saturday morning district officials interviewed about 700 people with all levels of experience as part of its 4th annual educator career fair. des moines schools are especially in need of teachers for english language learners and special needs. >> we're looking for people especially who can bring a little diversity to our work force as well. we have a diverse student population and so we're looking for persons of color, disability and that kind of thing as well. alyx: if you weren't able to make it to the career fair, you
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going to the district's website , dmschools.org. the city of waterloo has settled a wrongful death lawsuit from a 2012 officer involved shooting. investigators say 22-year-old derrick ambrose, jr. was seen with a gun then fled from authorities and ignored commands to stop. "the waterloo-cedar falls courier" reports that $1.25 million will go to ambrose's parents. another million dollars will go to attorney's fees. authorities say ambrose fell, then rose and turned toward officer kyle law, who shot him twice. ambrose's pistol was later found in a yard, and investigators say he likely tossed the gun moments before the shooting. a grand jury declined to charge the officer. now to cedar rapids police say , they're investigating three late night shootings that happened in three different locations. officers responded to the first shooting friday night around 7:30. at least one person was injured with non-life threatening
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the second shooting happened around 1:20 saturday morning on the northeast side of town. in that incident investigators , say two people were sent to the hospital. both are expected to survive. the third shooting took place just minutes later around 1:45 a.m. police say they found one person wounded with an injury considered non-life threatening. cedar rapids police say the shootings are still under investigation. time now, 7:07 with your weather never more than five minutes away. yesterday. frank: this is the stuart webcam, most of the roads are drive but it is very cold. yesterday morning, it was very slick. that has changed. now it has been replaced by the very, very cold air.
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-30 webster city. feels more like 22 below in des moines and creston. 20 below right now in bismarck. four below in des moines. it could be worse. if you go off to the north, things get even colder. off to the east and looks a little better. there is your three day for -- outlook. 26 degrees, a few more clouds tomorrow. tuesday, another cold blast in the teens, but the 30's are back for wednesday. alyx: all of these cold temperatures may have someone dreaming of spring. this is good news. a popular central iowa trail is getting renovated. the des moines city council agrees the neal smith trail
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of $430,000. kcci's kim st. onge has the story. kim: riders on neal smith trail are far and few between on january day with temps in the teens. but come warmer weather, bicyclists are everywhere. timothy rhoads uses the neal smith trail to get from johnston to his job at ichi bike in the east village. >> it's really nice to see people riding past in the nice weather and everybody is happy to be out on their bikes and on the trail. and it goes through some interesting scenery and stuff. i think it is really important. kim: he's one of 300,000 people who enjoy the 26-mile trail every year. city officials plan to renovate a stretch of the neal smith trail from riverview park up to euclid filling in cracks, repaving and widening it by about a foot. >> we started making this extended trail system back in the 1980's and so we have great portions of it that are in need of repair so we're doing what we
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kim: a $300,000 federal grant covers most of the cost. taxpayers will foot the rest of the total $430,000 price tag. rhoads says the cracks won't stop him from riding, but he's in favor of making improvements. >> i do not think it is 100% necessary, but if they are willing to spend the money on it for people to, that otherwise would not ride on it, then spend the money. alyx: city officials hope the construction will be done by the end of the year, and the des moines city council will be accepting bids for the project at monday's meeting. straight ahead, all the democratic candidates visited iowa yesterday. how their tactics differ and which celebrity was helping one candidate with their campaign. plus, trump versus cruz.
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are feuding this time and just cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is "kcci 8 news this morning weekends" with alyx sacks and meteorologist metinka slater. alyx: good sunday morning, welcome back. we have joseph jones with us this morning talking a little bit about the iowa caucuses. hillary clinton was just in town. the democratic candidates were in town.
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my question to you, does star power really help? joseph: as we get close to the caucuses, you will see a lot of stars come in, other politicians come in to support their favorite candidates, and that is a draw for a lot of people to get other caucus-goers to come out. alyx: i cannot mention the democrats without mentioning the republicans also. how do we get in touch with these candidates? they are really going to be pushing hard in iowa as we lead up to the caucuses. joseph: one of the iowacau cus.org. to find out what is happening on that calendar. alyx: sometimes these candidates are feuding.
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iowa poll to 27%, close to donald trump at 23%. it seems like they are going back-and-forth. as a voter, how do you handle when these candidates go back-and-forth? joseph: i think for some of the caucus-goers, they are concerned with what those individual candidates have to say about the issues most important to them, so taking a look at what they have written. some have written papers on topics that would let you know how they want to push a certain agenda. it is important to get out and listen to them. alyx: the new hillary clinton campaign ad is being talked about this morning. we have shown it on our newscast. that is a tough one, really painting a tell flight on her competition.
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joseph: in the final stretch, you will start to see more of this kind of thing. the candidates are putting out hard-hitting ads and opt it's by their surrogates. -- op eds by their surrogates. it is crunch time. learn about your candidates. make sure you know what your caucus location is by visiting the republican party or democratic party website. get there early and be prepared for the process. alyx: joseph jones with the greater des moines partnership joining us this morning. cannot thank you enough for all of your helpful tips. we will check in with frank for
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frank: it is a cold weekend all across the state. yesterday was a cold eye -- cold day. we have some sun. pictures. -- sun dog pictures. there is the son, and you have the sun dog when ice crystals in a high pressure system refract sunlight. we have several pictures, both on kcci.com and my facebook page. let's check out these temperatures, very cold, for below in des moines. clarion at nine below. feels more like 22 below in des moines, 25 below in ames. if you are outside this morning, you need to bundle up. it only takes about half hour for exposed skin to get frostbite. the air temperature will rise to
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we will see sunshine and a few more clouds as we head throughout the evening hours. temperatures level out at eight degrees tonight. here is your wind chill advisory , in effect for the rest of the morning, including pretty much the entire state of iowa with wind chills of 20 to 30 degrees below zero. high pressure remains in control, precipitation off to the east. green bay had some snow earlier and indianapolis also getting in on some snow this morning. we will see wind out of the west today. eventually a warm front lifts through the state, but it will be closely followed by a cold front, and that will mean chilly temperatures again for tuesday. 10 degrees is our high. eight degrees below tonight.
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wind switch, 26 on monday, teens on tuesday, and 30's for wednesday through friday. >> the cyclones take a rare stumble at home, and we will
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spec who's the rebel now? no way. yes way! savor an egg mcmuffin any time you like. a fresh cracked egg, melty cheese,
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mcdonald's all day breakfast menu. yeah! it's time to start breaking some rules. >> over the past two seasons, nobody has beat iowa state at hilton coliseum, nobody except
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baylor was the only team to beat them last year. the bears were back again on saturday, trying to get it done. george niang might share the ball. burns says, i will take one. it was 14-4 iowa state. baylor came to play. jonathan motley, a flip inside took the iowa state lead to 14-6. matt thomas coming up 6-3 against texas tech, and it was still falling for the sharpshooter. iowa state was up by 12. steve prohm loving it, pumping up the crowd. george niang at 22 points. six boards, eight assists. the cyclones had a four-point lead at the half, and that lead would get bigger. second half, monte morris to abdul nader. a little jam. 20 points for abdel nader. motley had a career-high seven
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-- baylor made all of its free throws. 94-89. iowa state has lost its two games against baylor. they play at texas on tuesday. the hawkeyes do not play until thursday, on the road against third-ranked michigan state. it was in state rivalry game that was not a game at all. uni was at home to take on drake. drake came in winless in the valley, and it was all uni. matt bohannon drives and can shoot. shoots 1000 frees a day. 1000. 5-3, 24 points. wes washpun read it like a book. he throws one down. uni led by 21 at the half, and it did not get better for drake. panthers win 77-44, the biggest win over drake in school history.
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coliseum, the cyclone women showed off their basketball smarts, facing kansas. buckley swats it away for a fast break. iowa state had in early one point lead. third quarter, bree bergstrom, she had 12 points, 10 boards, and four blocks. the cyclones win it improving to , 11-4. the vikings playing a football game later sunday outdoors. when they play the seahawks at noon, it will be all the way up to six degrees. the vikings are encouraging fans to bring blankets, cardboard, and newspaper to place under their feet to prevent prolonged contact with the concrete. does not sound fun.
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they got to play indoors and knile davis, a 100 six yard kickoff return on the opening kick. really what set the tone was the kansas city defense. they made brian hoyer like the worst quarterback ever. the texas qb was picked off four times. also lost a fumble. the kc defense had bill o'brien shaking his head, 30-0 the final. >> a goose egg, does not matter if it is playoff or regular season. that means a lot. >> a playoff win in itself is big for us. >> the bad news, the chiefs may have lost the top line. jeremy maxon left the game with a knee injury and will reportedly have an mri on sunday. they fear it is a torn acl. kansas city will be at new england saturday at 3:30. game everyone talking about, at
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but suffered one of the most spectacular meltdowns of all time. cincinnati up 16-15, had just taken the lead. all the had to do was run the clock out, but then jeremy hill fumbled it. when pittsburgh had to go the length of the field, they committed that personal foul for 15 yards. jones yelling about it, he got a 15 yard penalty. pittsburgh gets all the way down the field and kicks a 35 yard field goal from chris boswell and the steelers back from the , dead, stun the bengals 18-16. they will face denver next
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>> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is "kcci 8 news this morning." alyx: breaking news at 7:30, early morning crash. at least one person was injured in a dangerous crash. we have the latest details. plus, early morning house fire. the home that's a total loss,
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the blaze. we begin with that breaking news. our crews were first on scene of an early morning structure fire. west des moines fire crews were called to 6531 bradford drive just before 4:00 this morning. fire officials just confirmed with kcci that the two-story home is a complete loss. one fire fighter was injured while fighting the blaze a wall collapsed on him. >> a team of firefighters were trying to secure the gas line, when a good part of the house him. he was taken to an -- a local hospital by ambulance. the home owner is unaccounted for. they do not know whether anyone was home at the time the fire broke out. west des moines fire crews will
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trying to determine the cause. and in johnston, a man had to be extricated from a car after an early morning crash. crews responded to the 7400 block of northwest beaver drive near camp dodge. officers say the man suffered a serious leg injury so a helicopter had to be called in. he was taken to mercy. his condition is unknown at this time. 7:31 on your sunday morning and another top story, the frigid temperatures. the roads are not quite as slick as yesterday. frank: yesterday, the roads were very slippery. combined with the cold, it made for some slick roadways. thankfully this morning, things are dry, but very cold. for below in des moines, but the wind chill making it feel like 22 below. you go off to the north, mason
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25 below zero feels like and fort dodge. a wind chill advisory in effect for the entire state. that wind chill advisory in effect until 10:00 this morning. 21 below by 9:00 a.m., at noon we are near 10 below. the entire day today will be below zero. a warm-up is coming. alyx: no winner. what would you do with a billion dollars? because if you buy the winning powerball ticket you could have just that. lottery officials say no ticket matched all six powerball numbers from saturday night. meaning the record $949.8 million jackpot is expected to soar to $1.3 billion for wednesday's drawing. we spoke with lottery officials this morning, who say they are surprised no one had the winning ticket last night. the powerball is played in 44 states as well as the district of columbia, u.s. virgin islands
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right now group of armed men , from around the pacific northwest who arrived at a national wildlife refuge on saturday are heading home. the group consisted of people from oregon, washington, and idaho. they arrived in a convoy of about 18 cars, carrying rifles and handguns. they left after several hours when the people leading the occupation told them they weren't needed. a utah lawyer acting as a mediator and says occupation leaders were concerned about the perception the armed visitors conveyed. the drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman could be extradited to the u.s. mexican authorities say el chapo's hollywood dreams led to his dramatic capture. carter evans reports from los angeles. carter: tonight, joaquin "el chapo" guzman is in the same supermax prison he escaped from six months ago. military tanks and personnel are standing guard outside. he was brought here last night after authorities paraded him in front of news cameras. "el chapo" means "shorty" in spanish, but ultimately it may
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ego that lead to his capture, according to mexico's attorney general, arely gomez. "joaquin guzman had the intention of making a biographical film, she said, "so he reached out to producers." carter: today, investigators were back at the home where el chapo was was holed up, looking for evidence that may expose others in the sinaloa cartel which is believed to be responsible for half of the illegal drugs that enter the u.s. from mexico. >> as long as he is in mexico, el chapo guzman can still operate at some level, and he always has the hope of escaping. carter: andrew selee, senior advisor to the mexico institute says it's in mexico's best interest to turn el chapo over to the us where he faces drug trafficking and money laundering in six u.s. states. >> they don't want to go through this embarrassment again. they also know that el chapo has
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fear is being extradited to the u.s. carter: late today el chapo's lawyers met with reporters outside the prison. they say he's in a state of anxiety and the plan to fight his extradition. that means he won't be back in the united states anytime soon. carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. alyx: des moines police say a man is dead after falling and slipping on a patch of ice. it happened just after 1:00 saturday morning in the parking lot of cheap seats a sports bar moines. police say the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, but right now it appears to be a tragic accident. officials say the incident happened shortly after the bar's closing time, and the man hit his head. the city of waterloo has settled a wrongful death lawsuit. the parents of derrick ambrose, jr. will get $1.255 million and another $1 million to attorney's fee. investigators say the 22-year-old was seen with a gun outside new world league in waterloo back in 2012. they say ambrose fled from authorities and ignored commands to stop. ambrose's pistol was later found
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investigators say they believe he likely tossed the gun moments before the shooting. and in cedar rapids police are , investigating a series of three late night shootings that happened in three different places. the first shooting happened friday night where a victim sustained non-life threatening injuries. police say the second shooting happened early saturday morning. two people were injured in that shooting but are expected to survive. and the third just minutes later with another person injured. cedar rapids police continue to investigate the shootings and they are trying to figure out if they are related. 7:36 on a cold sunday morning. bundle up, but the good news, there will be some sunshine. frank: i got a brand-new winter jacket for christmas and i am definitely going to be wearing that. it has not been cold enough, but today definitely will be. there's a shot of our jefferson
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you can see the roads are dry, cars moving around ok. it looks like things are moving along. hopefully you have the heaters on, you have remote start so get that thing going before you head out to breakfast or church this morning. 31 below is what it feels like an webster city, two below in des moines. it only takes 30 minutes on unexposed -- on exposed skin to get frostbite. right now, minneapolis 10 below. chicago and green bay right around 10 to 15 degrees. tenant agrees, our high temperature in des moines, bone chilling cold -- thanks, frank. alyx: at this point, 30's sound really good.
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des moines city officials plan to focus on a stretch of the neal smith trail from riverview to euclid. they'll fix cracks and widen the path by about one foot. a federal grant will cover $300,000 of the cost. then taxpayer money will have to be used for about $130,000, already set aside. >> i don't think it's 100% necessary but if they're willing to spend the money on it to improve it for people that otherwise wouldn't ride on it if it isn't perfectly smooth then spend the money. alyx: city officials hope to have the construction finished by the end of the year.
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will be talking to the frank: welcome back, 7:41. ankeny, six below. algona, 11 below. these are the air temperatures, not the wind chills so when you factor in the wind, it is even colder. we will have a lot of sunshine today. it will feel nice -- it will look nice, it just will not feel nice. two below is your breakfast temperature.
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alyx: most of us know the story of the chronicles of narnia. we have sam wilson and stefanie schneider with us. tell us a little bit about your characters. sam: i play edmund, the youngest brother, one of the four children who comes into narnia and falls under the spell of the white which. alyx: that is the role that you play. what is it like? stephanie: it is actually quite fun. i do kind of smack edmund around, and i can be made to him. it is great offstage. we are best friends with everybody. alyx: this is a series that is a classic.
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with it and grew up with that. what is it like being part of the play? sam: it is so much fun, because a lot of little kids have never heard this story before. they are so excited. alyx: the lion, tell us a little bit about that character. stephanie: it is a sign of hope. they have been looking for him for hundreds of years, and finally when the children, fulfilling the prophecy, he is back and is kind of their savior. alyx: what can the audience expect when they come to the play? and turns. there is going to be some cool stuff that happens. alyx: we are watching a little bit right now. you feel like you are immersed back into that book, that a lot
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what was your favorite part about being a part of this production? stephanie: my costume is very elaborate, very fun. egyptian. quite exciting and will be a thing to look forward to. alyx: how about the rest of the cast, what is it like? sam: definitely a more expertise kind of area, but it is so much fun to get to know each other. my siblings and i, we have become family. stephanie: we are almost like a family. it is a very unique cast. there is a lot of -- not a lot of drama. alyx: if folks want to come out and see the play, we have the information on the screen for you. this is "the lion, the witch, and the wardrobe," now showing
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five minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. frank: welcome back, 7:48 on your sunday morning. getting another neat photo sent in on my facebook page, a son dog from julie madison randall. you get that when the air is really cold and you have dry air in place with high-pressure, crystals freeze in the air and refresh the sunlight. go to my facebook page or kcci.com and send me your pictures. for below in des moines. nine below in clarion, storm lake at 13 below. it feels more like 20 to 30 below zero, with the coldest readings off to the north. as we cruised through the morning hours, we are going to see the sunshine but it will be
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five degrees above by noon, it will still feeling 10 degrees below zero. 10 degrees as our high temperature, but thankfully we will have the sunshine in place for much of the day. a wind chill advisory in effect for the morning hours throughout much of the state. clear skies all across the midwest, precipitation well off to the east, high pressure in control. that is another reason why it is so chilly this morning. that will mean westerly winds around the clockwise spin. worming us up a little bit for monday, and another cold blast as a cold front slides through for tuesday. today, we will see the sunshine, maybe a few clouds, but i think we stay dry for most of the 8 day forecast. 10 degrees our high today with
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eight degrees below tonight. warmer temperatures monday, 26, 13 on tuesday. warmer weather back wednesday, thursday, and friday. alyx: with the iowa caucuses so close, a lot of people will be traveling in town. might be looking for a little bit of political history to travel to. jessica helping out. jessica: if you are into politics and history, go to charles city. if you are not familiar with who carry lane chapman is, she was a leader in the women's suffrage movement. this cottage they had internal city is lovely, filled with lots of artifacts from her life and some great displays that give you context for the importance of her role in the woman's suffrage movement. alyx: what is next?
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library and museum in west branch. it is run by the national archives and they do an excellent job of telling the story of who -- of herbert hoover's life. from cradle to grave, you can learn all about this important president. alyx: for those in the capital city, there is another stop. jessica: this exhibit called first in the nation at the iowa historical museum, you can see artifacts on display. it tells the story of the iowa caucuses and why it is so important in iowa, important to the presidential hopefuls, and important to the broader nation. alyx: people often joke or ask, what is it about the iowa caucuses? this is a good stop to get the background.
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jessica: the wallace centers of iowa has two locations. orient, iowa, and they have a nice birthplace cottage of henry wallace, the u.s. secretary of agriculture and commerce, and a vice president. an impressive political career, and a native iowan. alyx: right here in the hawkeye state, so you can make your political journey. what is a great place for people to go and check out even more stuff? jessica: if you want to learn more about political destinations, or any destination in the state of iowa, go to traveliowa.com for plenty of
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-- our crews were first on scene fire. west des moines fire crews were called to 6531 bradford drive just before 4:00 this morning. with kcci that the two-story home is a complete loss. one fire fighter was injured while fighting the blaze. a wall collapsed on him. he is now in the hospital, his condition unknown at this time. the owner was not home at the time of the fire, but west des moines fire crews will be on scene throughout the day, trying to determine the cause. and in johnston, a man had to be extricated from a car after an early morning crash. crews responded to the 7400 block of northwest beaver drive near camp dodge. officers say the man suffered a serious leg injury, so a helicopter was called in and he was taken to mercy. his condition is unknown at this time. another top story, the frigid forecast.
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2015. just a cold morning. we have been talking about temperatures and numbers, and what that means with wind chills at 20 to 30 below, frostbite sits in, in about a half-hour. covered when you head outside. morning hours below zero, and that is the -- when the wind chills could be -22 -30. more clouds tonight will keep us milder, winds out of the southwest as a warm front lifts into the state. 26 degrees our high temperature on monday. tuesday, another cold front, 13 degrees. back into the 30's. [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its
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