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tv   KCCI 8 News at Ten  Me-TV  January 18, 2016 10:00pm-10:35pm CST

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announcer: you're watching kcci 8 news. todd: another dangerous night of potentially cold weather. kurtis: we're going to transition from the cold to the snow. they will start up initially in and then move into the far a.m. more vigorous snowfall through evening commute. 15 degrees. snowfall amounts look to be heaviest off to the southwest. winter weather advisory in effect. 2-4 inches.
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metro -- -- 1-2 in the metro. temperatures are going to rise after tomorrow. still a fairly chilly day in the teens but then we will move up to the 20's, and it looks like 30's by the weekend. stacey: breaking news right now. the cyclones take down the number one team in the country. scott reister will be in shortly with the video. right now fire officials in fort , dodge investigate a massive fire at a downtown warehouse. firefighters there spending hours outside in the freezing temperatures battling the blaze. kcci's ryan smith in fort dodge tonight, where the decades old building is a total loss. ryan: the temperature at this hovering around zero degrees. houreven so, fort dodge firefighters remain on scene, monitoring multiple hot spots inside the burned out downtown warehouse, only being able to
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>> the only way to get something like this out is to get nozzles up in the air and attacking it from above. ryan: after the sun set, a plume of thick, dark smoke did not let up. earlier, kcci viewers capturing flames piercing through the 4-story structure moments after the fire erupted. >> thankful no one got hurt. material stuff can be replaced. ryan: denny menke works at graham tire company. he says employees were on lunch break when the fire started around 1:00. >> i actually seen it 8 miles away, on my way in to town and could not believe when i come over the viaduct and seeing that it was our building on fire and knowing that i was in there an hour earlier. ryan: inside, more than 6,000 tires. that burning rubber and exploding propane tanks, just a couple of obstacles for fire responders. the biggest challenge, arctic temperatures. >> when it's this cold out, number one, it's a drain on the manpower. ryan: firefighters are only allowed to work 20 to 30 minutes at a time. >> these guys are workers,
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ryan: warmth and a place to rest is right next door. the fort dodge fire station is located just steps away from the burning warehouse. >> it was just a matter of coming out, turning right twice and we were there. so it was a quick response. ryan: that response may keep firefighters on the clock well into the morning also heavily hours. damaged by the fire, an attached batting cage used by the fort dodge senior high baseball team. a firefighter did suffer from a minor injury to his hands. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. reporting in fort dodge, ryan smith, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. todd: in boone county, fire investigators learning more about a fire in boxholm that killed 4 people. today, they found a space heater in the house where a mother and her 3 young children died. tonight, friends of the family are still trying to deal with the horrific loss. >> i keep thinking that somebody's going to say they're
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todd: christa larsen still can't believe it. the fire that destroyed this boxholm house killed her best friend, 27-year-old amber sorenson, and amber's three children, 9-year-old riley, 6-year-old autumn, and 4-year-old brayden. fire crews found them together in one room of the home. >> when i think about the whole thing, the one thing, the biggest thing about amber was the kind of mother that she was, sorry. very protective. there wasn't a whole lot in the world that meant as much as her kids did. todd: the kids went to southeast webster grand elementary school. monday, the school brought in 14 extra adults. counselors, social workers, and clergy to meet with students and help them deal with the grief. >> there is a definite void. there's three holes in our, what makes up our collective hearts. todd: the children have lots of questions about how this can happen. but they aren't the only ones. >> why in the world would this
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todd: the family's father, john sorenson, was away working at the time of the fire. and even though fire crews found a space heater in the house, they have still not announced an official cause. there is a go-fund-me page set up for the family. it is already raised more than $30,000 -- $37,540 tonight. you can find a link to donate on our website, kcci.com. stacey: the cyclones take down country. scott reister is here now with sports. scott: iowa state have not defeated a number one team since 1957. oklahoma came in as the new number one team in the nation. the game was great. there were many lead changes throughout. the cyclones come at one point, led by 10.
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morris with a clutch jumper to put the cyclones up. he had 27 points. oklahoma had a chance to take the lead late on that. monte morris chorale the rebound. 82-77. the fans still out on the court at hilton coliseum. this is just going on as we speak. tony seeman is there. we will have more coming up in sports. the cyclones get it done, knocking off number one ou. stacey: new at 10:00, rape case closed. authorities in marion county say dna evidence has solved a cold case nearly 8 years later. kcci's laura terrell explains. laura: 44-year-old james murphy is now facing sexual abuse charges for a crime authorities say he committed in 2008, all because his dna came up as a
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>> we are glad to hopefully have a resolution for her, even though it is almost eight years later. laura: detectives say they're happy a marion county woman can finally have some peace in bars. he is 44-year-old james murphy. authorities say, in 2008, murphy kidnapped the woman at knife point in rural marion county and sexually assaulted her in a vacant house. >> the offender was not known to her at that time and that's why so long -- so much time has elapsed. laura: fast-forward to 2014. murphy is charged with sexual assault, this time in decatur county. his dna profile is submitted to the codis, the fbi's national dna database, and recently matched the unsolved case from 2008. >> we hope that this stands to show other people that you can't get away with a crime and it will come back on you. laura: murphy escaped from the county courthouse in leon in 2014, right before his last case went to trial.
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bars in the marion county jail. >> we hope the victim finds some type of resolution or solace in this result, and also that the system does work. laura: murphy was sentenced to 40 years for the 2014 case. and by the way, the statute of limitations in iowa for sexual assault cases is three years after a known match is found in codis. that's why authorities say rape cases are often solved several years later. stacey? stacey: commitment 2016 news now. countdown to caucuses. we're just 14 days away. candidates on both sides are spending as much time as possible in iowa. today, we caught up with hillary clinton as she stopped for coffee at scenic route bakery in des moines. marco rubio held a town hall in coralville. tomorrow, vermont senator bernie sanders is back in the state. he starts with a town hall meeting in fort dodge then heads west to carroll. and on the republican side, , donald trump, carly fiorina, rick santorum, and mike huckabee
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annual renewable fuels summit. the event starts at 1:30 tuesday at the prairie meadows conference center in altoona. todd: right now, the mayor of flint, michigan is asking for a federal disaster declaration. lead has contaminated water there. president obama has declared a federal emergency but officials , say it is not enough. 10 people have died from legionnaires disease. many parents also noticing sick children after the water switch in 2014. >> what happens after the water filters are gone? we're still going to have the lead, we are still going to have the pipes, we are still going to have the poison. todd: flint has gone back to its original water source. governor rick snyder says repairing the damaged pipes will cost at least $55 million. president obama's declaration is limited to major traffic $5 million. headaches tonight in california after protesters shutdown one direction of the san francisco
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members of the group chained themselves and the cars together to form a line across the bridge. signs reading "black health matters" seen all across the roadway. the protesters belong to the group black.seed, an offshoot of the black lives matter movement. remembering glenn frey. eagles' co-founder. >> has reached epidemic proportions. todd: plus an important travel , warning for pregnant women. where to avoid and how to protect yourself. stacey: and, a party in ames right now.
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stacey: the co-founder of one of america's most popular 70's-era bands has died. the eagles' glenn frey was 67. todd: he died in the home in new york city, of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, and pheumonia. danielle nottingham remembers his life tonight. it's another tequila sunrise, danielle glenn frey formed the : eagles in the early 1970's with his friend, drummer don henley. the eagles mixed country and melodic california sounds to
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successful acts of the 70's, with more than 150 million albums sold. "hotel california", along with their greatest hits collection, became two of the best-selling albums of all time. >> we enjoyed what we were doing. we were serious about our work. we were serious about our songs. and serious about where we wanted to take the band. but along the way, we really rocked and had a good time. danielle the guitarist and : keyboard player, who grew up in the detroit area, met henley in los angeles when they both sang backup for linda ronstadt. you can't hide your lying eyes danielle: the songwriting team of frey and henley penned a long string of hits through the decade. but the strain of turning out hits and touring took a toll and the eagles broke up in 1980. >> there was always something
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danielle after the eagles : disbanded, frey launched a successful solo career with hits like "the heat is on" and "you belong to the city." four years later the group was inducted into the rock and roll -- the eagles reunited in 1994. four years later the group was inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame. frey released his final solo album in 2012, a collection of old standards. the eagles were supposed to be honored at the kennedy center last month, but that was postponed because an ailing frey couldn't attend. don henley said frey was the one who started it all, the spark plug and the man with the plan. danielle nottingham, cbs news. todd: eagles co-founder don henley admitted in a statement today that he and frey had a complicated friendship, but that he was like a brother to him and he feels shock, disbelief, and sorrow. stacey: a travel warning for
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the cdc is advising them to avoid travel to 14 countries and territories in latin america and the caribbean, including mexico, puerto rico, and haiti. it comes amid the zika outbreak. the mosquito-borne illness can cause a birth defect if the mother is infected during pregnancy. the first u.s. case was reported yesterday in hawaii. the cdc says if you do have to protect yourself by wearing long sleeves and long pants. you should also use insect repellent, because there is no vaccine to protect against the virus. todd: taking a live look outside. very cold outside. we are still waiting for some snow. kurtis: it is already developing out in nebraska. everybody is at hilton in ames. a cold night in story county and a cold night here in the metro.
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a wind chill here near zero. the wind chills near the north are below zero. snow off to the west and southwest by 10:00 a.m. 12 degrees at noon. by then, snow should be likely. again, early on, most of the snow in western iowa. snow likely noon through 3:00 p.m., and it should hang around to the evening commute. winter weather advisory for polk county, in effect at noon through 9:00 p.m. if you head out to the southwest, say around adams county, beginning at 6:00 a.m., because the snow will start sooner in southwestern iowa and should end sooner. we did have the clouds breakup. snow from north platte to just
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the system will drop to the west and southwest. snow is going to be a little more vigorous in southwestern iowa. it doesn't have a lot of moisture with it, but the snow is going to be fairly fluffy. here is futurecast. watch the snow moving in. early morning, generally southwestern iowa, moving into the western suburbs around 11:00, 10:00. hanging around throughout the afternoon. snow continuing for the evening rush and it will move on out as we head into tuesday night. we should clear out a little on wednesday, especially in western iowa. being a little bit more specific with this futurecast. higher amounts west and southwest.
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a little higher snowfall totals the higher -- the farther west you are. lighter amounts off to the east and up to the north. temperatures tonight still plenty cold as we will be down in the single digits. tomorrow, snow likely. 50 degrees. higher amounts to the southwest. 20's on wednesday and thursday. we stay in the 20's on friday and then slowly cruising into the 30's for the weekend. stacey: an incredible win at hilton tonight. the cyclones be a number one ranked team for the first time in more than 50 years. scott reister and tony there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks
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>> dr. king stood for unity, dr. king stood for peace & justice, as well as economics. so to have such a negative stigma to be placed on the streets is kind of a slap in the face to dr. king's legacy. stacey: new at 10:00, road repair. streets bearing the name martin luther king jr. can be found all across america. but many neighborhoods the streets run through arguably do not live up to the civil rights leader's legacy.
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those streets. >> there is an american nightmare going on up and down king drive. >> a person says meet me on martin luther king street, they know most likely it is going to be a dangerous environment. >> we are half a century away from the time when martin luther king came to chicago. challenges today. dr. king: i want to remind you today that we are not free in chicago. >> you see a short summary of the black experience as you travel king drive through chicago. you will see progression of depression. >> i think it will be a shame to walk up and down martin luther king. when i first moved here, we had shopping places, we had a music
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you see nothing, i see nothing. i don't even walk up there. >> it really doesn't look as nice as it does closer to town. it was once a striving -- a thriving street. they have made some efforts to rectify that. just to have the street and to see the name should spark something within all of us. he fought for great things, and if we find it in a depressed area, it reminds us that there is a long way to go. if we find it in a great area, it reminds us that what he did was a great thing. todd: all eyes on iowa state
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scott: that is more like it. after the cyclones struggled out
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-- big 12 gates to start the season, they had a chance against number one oklahoma at home on monday. possible national player of the year averaging 28 points a game. he had going on in the first half. abdel nader, strong moved to the baseline. cyclones up 17-16. an electric atmosphere at hilton coliseum. the fans were waiting for hours to get in. george liang gets the scoring -- georges niang, a huge a second half. spots up and drills it. 32-21 cyclones. niang was pouring that man. he made quite throw threes -- he
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cyclones up by 10. jameel mckay off the rebound. iowa state was locked in but here comes the sooners. let's go to the end. here is monte morris. find some space and delivers it. morris had 20. the last decent chance. hield missed. isaiah cousins for the lead. they make the free throws and here come the fans. cyclones takedown number one ou. and historic win. tony seeman survived the malay and joins us live. tony: things have finally settled down here at hilton coliseum.
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takes down top-ranked oklahoma. the last time iowa state beat a top ranked team was 1957. points. iowa state tops the sooners. >> give credit to all the people that have come before you. but that is the fun part of being part of a program where you have got people that care. fred is probably as excited as anybody right now. you want to be at a program where you have generations pulling for each other. this is obviously a great moment for our school, and hopefully we can continue to build on it.
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former cyclone players are relishing this moment tonight. iowa state topping oklahoma. the first time iowa state has been a number one seed since 1957. live at hilton coliseum, tony seeman. scott: the cyclones are at tcu saturday. then it is back home a week from tonight for another big monday showdown against none other than kansas. the hawkeyes are up to ninth in the new ap poll. it is the highest in the fran mccaffrey era. in fact, it has been 14 years since iowa has been ranked that high. times are good.
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iowa its first 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.
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so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. kurtis: a couple inches of snow on the way in the metro.
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a little more to the southwest and lesser amounts to the east and north. stacey: the late show is coming up next and our next newscast start bright and early at 4:30 a.m. how about them cyclones?
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