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tv   KCCI 8 News at Noon  Me-TV  January 13, 2016 12:00pm-12:30pm CST

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until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. >> this is breaking news from kcci 8 news. alyx: we begin with breaking news. a bombshell dropped in court this morning. kim st. onge joins us live the details of a dramatic morning and the joe lopez murder trial. reporter: the judge just a credit mistrial within the last 30 minutes. this courtroom right at the top of the stairs. this comes after ruby alvarez's mother said when asked to describe her and joe lopez's relationship, he "forced sexual intercourse with her." she did not tell prosecutors
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taking the witness stand this morning. the defense asked for a mistrial stating it would be "prejudicial to the jury." the judge did eventually grant the mistrial here the polk county courthouse. we heard overwhelming applause from joe lopez's family who was inside the courtroom when this was announced. her family did not looking one family after that happened but i spoke with them off camera. they say they are very surprised, shocked, upset. they say this is certainly not over. lopez is on trial for the murder of nisa alvarez's child in november 2014. he says she fell out of her high chair when he was out of the room. the next trial date is tentatively set for may 2. he is expected to stay in custody at the polk county jail until that next date.
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>> a piece of entertainment. a chance to dream with your family and $2 is all it takes for that dream. alyx: there's an 8 out of 10 chance someone's life will change dramatically in the next 12 hours. the largest lottery jackpot in the world is up for grabs tonight. the prize has climbed to an estimated $1.5 billion, easily surpassing all other lotteries. the jackpot started at $40 million back on november 4. lottery officials expect at least 85% of combinations will be purchased before the drawing. we spoke with iowa lottery ceo terry rich who explains what you should do if you win. >> first thing to do is make sure you have signed that ticket. that shows it is yours. the second is he when the great big prize, financial planner, a lawyer, then call us and we will lock you through the steps to claim the ticket. put it in a safe place. alyx: sales close at 8:59 tonight. stay with kcci.
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the chance at even a piece of the $1.5 billion has people in a buying frenzy. david begnaud is in tallahassee, florida, inside the so-called "draw studio" where the powerball numbers will be picked. >> tonight powerful jackpot is a guaranteed $40 million. >> for more than two months, we have watched the powerball jackpot sore. >> $949 million. reporter: shattering records and exploding into a nationwide frenzy. at one point last night lottery officials reportedly 370,000 tickets are being sold every minute. by tonight, they expect 85% of the possible number combinations will have been purchased. still, that leaves a 15% chance it might not be a winner at all. >> late show powerball tip number one, pick only winning numbers. [laughter] reporter: jokes aside, some are counting on the power of the
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billy joe is running a lottery pull the sum of her neighbors are dallas. >> our little town will be desolate because we are all moving. reporter: the odds are nearly 300 million to one she will actually win the jackpot. >> the increased chance of winning by buying multiple tickets still leaves you with such a small chance of winning that it isn't worth the extra money. if nobody wins tonight, the drawing could be close to $2 billion by saturday. the drawing tonight happens at 10:59 p.m. eastern time. alyx: because of the high volume of ticket sales, lottery officials say it will take several hours after the drawing in order to sort of the numbers and determine if there is a winner or winners. but there's good news for everyone right here in central iowa. jason, sounds like the odds are good that we're going to be enjoying warmer temperatures. jason: yes, we will.
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for a couple of days. we can't go by fancy cars with it though we can go outside in your skin will not be hurting. you can see when sales up to the southwest in the middle 20's. up to the northeast and the low-to-mid teens. compare that with a single digits above or below zero we have seen for the past couple of days and colder than that. is looking pretty nice out there today. you can see beautiful sunrise. we had clouds early on and those it continued to push eastward. we are looking at a brilliantly sunny day and a beautiful day as we had through the next 24-36 hours. winds still picking up a notch in and around the teens. double impact of feels like temperatures throughout the day today. as we head of the day we can keep the sunshine for a while. temperatures top out in the mid to upper 30's but we have 40's on the way. i will talk about that and an impending cooldown coming up shortly. alyx: the pentagon says 10 u.s.
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today. cbs' jonathan vigliotti reports from london. reporter: i run's revolutionary guard released these photos of the usa was relaxing. some even smiling while being detained overnight. they arrived this morning uninjured to a u.s. military base in the gulf where they will be debriefed and give their version of events. the nine men and one woman were on these two small naval patrol boats when u.s. officials say a mechanical breakdown caused the votes to drift into iranian waters. the sailors were traveling from kuwait to bahrain and were captured and held at an iranian base on the island of farsi. this iranian general says we have included the passage of americans in our waters was not hostile or for espionage. u.s. navy officials say the are now investigating what exactly went wrong. jonathan vaguely body, cbs news. alyx: in commitment 2016 news,
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numbers don't scare him. the governor says that spoke to a packed room at the machine shed in urbandale this morning. the governor also took a jab at donald trump, saying he's not a republican and doesn't share conservative views. bush went on to discuss the importance of electing a candidate with a conservative message. >> 53% of people in iowa have not made up their minds. they have an opinion on who they support today with 53% say they have not made up their mind. that means it is wide open. alyx: governor bush went on to say he is focusing on iowa, new hampshire, south carolina and nevada. and president obama will hit the road today to talk up the issues he highlighted in last night's state of the union address. but as craig boswell reports from washington, one issue stood out for people on both sides of the aisle, unifying the country. reporter: the president delivered his final state of the union address and conceded he is partly to blame for the political divide that has shut
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>> is one of the few regrets of my presidency. that the rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse in that a better. reporter: south carolina governor nikki haley, praise for her republican response, echo the point when she said her party needs to resist the siren call of the angriest voices. >> we have got a responsibility in the way we handle issues and the way we talk about issues should be towards solutions, not towards the vision. reporter: president obama has one year and one week remaining in office. presidential candidates jockeying to proceed him have plenty to say. >> some of you are anti-to get back to iowa. reporter: hillary clinton tweeted praise and the administration's work. >> the president made a compelling case about the progress we have made, but the work that still lies ahead. reporter: ted cruz, is get the speech the campaign, says he cannot wait to get his own state
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>> that state of the union will be very different from tonight's state of the union. reporter: he's in the fight to win the gop nomination. i knew i will pull shows in the three point lead over donald trump with less than three weeks to go. cry boswell, cbs news, washington. alyx: back here at home, a look at the top issues in iowa's courtrooms. chief justice of the iowa supreme court mark cady gave his state of the judiciary address this morning. he called to protect children in juvenile courts, fight human trafficking in iowa, and end racial disparities by training judges to recognize biases in the justice system. >> racial disparity is a community problem requiring a community solution. our journey to identify and eliminate racial disparity continues for all of us.
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its causes are eliminated, justice will be achieved. [applause] alyx: we will have reaction to his speech and now he wants to change the system on kcci 8 news tonight. one year you have an nfl franchise, the next you don't. coming up, why it had to be st. louis. and after a mild winter a lake effect snowstorm is hammering residents from ohio to upstate new york.
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then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. 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 leve the playing field.
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon with mollie cooney and meteorologist jason sydejko. >> we still have to make $6 million payments on the current dome for the next five years. none of that is good news for the city of st. louis. alyx: and along with losing money, st. louis is losing its football team. in houston yesterday nfl owners voted to let the rams move to the los angeles area. as expected, fans in st. louis say they're sad to see their team leave while fans in california are ecstatic. omar villafranca explains what
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>> ill a rams. -- la rams. to southern california. >> it's more than football. cities in this country have that we do not have for a long time. reporter: nfl owners for to 30-2 angeles. rams. multi-billion-dollar stadium and inglewood, about 10 miles from downtown los angeles. >> this was an opportunity for the ownership to reenter the los angeles market with a project we think is going to change, frankly, not just nfl stadiums and complexes but sports complexes around the world. reporter: the chargers have one year to make a decision to change -- stay or go. if they choose not to relocate, the oakland raiders for begin
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>> we will see with the raider nation, will be working to find a home. reporter: the biggest losers might be the st. louis fans who are now left without a team to cheer for on sundays. >> is depressing to see a team that i love to just leave. reporter: the arousal start playing in los angeles next season. alyx: the raiders lease of the oakland coliseum is up next month. it is possible they could use desperate move the san antonio, san diego or st. louis. snow is pounding areas near the great lakes for the second straight day, causing havoc from indiana to parts of upstate new york. some areas could see up to three feet before the storm is over. demarco morgan is in hamburg, new york, outside buffalo with the latest on the brutal conditions. reporter: that is the sound of
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cold air moving behind and alberta clipper. the weather system is blowing up the warmer than average great lakes, picking up high winds and snow. plows the littelfle to quell the storm. sarah is out training for her first marathon has said she will not be sidelined by a squall. >> you are constantly aware of traffic, getting hit by a car, falling on your -- you know. it's exciting. reporter: blizzard conditions led to a 40 vehicle pileup on indiana. another pilot on i 70 involved 13 vehicles. times. lines. >> apparently i could not see
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reporter: buffalo got two feet of snow since tuesday it is affecting more today. 6-9 inches by the end of the week. parts of upstate new york and see three feet of snow. alyx: a much different story here at home. did you see photos of that car on facebook earlier? jason just had it in his live shot. it's completely frozen over. jason: talk about the wrong spot to park. it will take weeks to get that out of there. she could sell tickets even see that and then spend the money to go somewhere warmer. decently cold and spots right now. in the teens. those in the mid-20's if you are off to the southwest. fairly strong. state. as we head to the rest of the day.
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we have seen -- it is shifting eastward. we are in for a beautiful day and much warmer data we have seen for about the past five. know it will be fairly fleeting. and absolutely wonderful day on thursday. sunshine to go along with that. look at this roller coaster ride. all the way down to seven degrees for a high on sunday. we do bounceback and it will feel absolutely frigid out there again. we are in the middle of winter so these warm days should be few and far between and they are. 34 right now. this guys remain clear. -- the skies remain clear. that will keep the lows overnight in the upper 20's. keep it by the average high for this time of year is 31 degrees. we are up to 40 by noon tomorrow. we bring in more sunshine than you can probably handle. you can probably handle a lot but it will be sunny out as the
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this low pressure will bring in a little bit of snow along with it. i think it may fail miserably in doing so. it will keep the snowfall well to the north. you can see it is starting up there for the great lakes. the next system driving its way in and setting up a pretty decent band for northern minnesota from bismarck out of rapid city. this will kind of peter out as it makes its way our direction and dries out. likely cloud cover on friday. we think any snow showers will be few and far between. you have outdoor plans, it will be nice. know we will begin tingling to cool off past tomorrow. 36 today. we continue to clear out the cloud cover. wides remake -- winds remained relatively light. temperatures in the low to mid 20's to the southwest. a little bit of that warmth out there. tonight only backing down to the
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absolutely wonderful day and a wonderful couple of days here as we continue to ride the warmth. friday is sunny. alike chance of a little bit of snow. after that we tumbled down. 7 is the high on sunday. it will be fairly short-lived but one of the stouter arctic punches we've had this year. alyx: thank you. still to come, when you can just repertory theater of iowa's rendition of the classic
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we'll have a preview when the alyx: it's a been called a humorous study between an unlikely relationship between an aging widow from atlanta and her soft-spoken african-american chauffeur. "driving miss daisy" opens this friday night at the des moines social club. here are the stars themselves, kim grimaldi. thank you for joining us this new. tell us about your characters. guest: i am miss daisy. she is a very strong-willed, independent woman who has fought for everything in her life. she started out for -- poor.
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and she's losing the control. the friend she meets because of that, i am no longer allowed to drive so he search working for me. the whole place -- the relationship and how the friendship is developed is very precious. it's funny and heartwarming and sweet. it's a lovely, lovely story. alyx: what is this role been like for you?you are all the way from l.a. welcome to the bitter cold of iowa. guest: i rather like hoke. he's a survivor. he's a very smart man. he's not educated in the sense that we understand education but he is a very smart man. he is very determined. these light daisy in many ways.
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their tenacity and their willingness to get things done. alyx: that is almost a common ground they find. is the understanding of one another than help develop this good friendship. speaking of, you to go way back. what is it like working with her best friend? guest: he makes it so much easier. we are just -- it is so much easier. you don't need to worry about so many things. we know each other. alyx: you guys went to college together? guest: my first play in college, kim and i were in together. it was called "impromptu." alyx: the friendship that all of the audience will see on stage in your characters is also very real.
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alyx: if you went to check it out, we have the information for you. it is playing as of this friday, january 15-24 at the des moines social club. as at nine fans chary. just go to rtiowna. 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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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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coming. get out and enjoy thursday.
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she's always stood strong... ...to get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world.

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