Skip to main content

tv   KCRG TV9 News at 5  ABC  January 7, 2016 5:00pm-5:30pm CST

5:00 pm
dietitian kristie jacobson says many of the lower sugar, healthier options are obvious - fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats and whole grains. dessert, frosted cereals and white breads are packed with added sugars. but she says keep watch for some of those items you might now assume have added sugars. "when manufactures take fat out of a product, often they do have to add sugar in order to make the recipe work. and it's kind of a balance. i tell people to buy the regular and keep the portion size under control. " jacobsen says a light version of salad dressing is a common place you might find added sugars. changes could also be on the way for those fda labels on the back of packaged foods. the label already lists the amount of sugars in any particular item. the fda is
5:01 pm
the label should specify the amount of added sugars in the product. and finally, some good news for coffff drinkers, the new regulations suggest a little bit of plain coffee each day is considered part of a healthy diet. live in dubuque katie wiedemann kcrg tv-9 news joe, we've seen some rain roughout the day today. what can we expect going into the evening hours? plan on more showers and fog tonight and tomomoow. temperatures, overnight, will be staying in the middle 30s through friday. friday night into saturday colder air begins to arrive ushering in some snow which looks to be heaviest to the east of the mississippi. cooler winds take over with an arctic outbreak next week, dropping highs into the single digits and wind chill values by sunday close to -20. have a great night. tonight: showers and fog low: 31-37 winds: se 5-15tomorrow: rain likely high: 34-40
5:02 pm
we go now to meteorologis t justin gehrts who's live with our mobile weather labb a man faces an attempted murder
5:03 pm
drug charges after police say he fired six shots at another man in cedar rapids earlier today. police arrested 31- year-old derek berkeris roughly 10 minutes after receiving the report of shots fired. no one
5:04 pm
incident. cedar rapids police responded to the 15- hundred block of seventh avenue southeast around 7:35 this morning. police searched a home in the same block where the shooting happened. this is the first shots fired call of 2016. dubuque police announced today they now consider an ongoing death investigation suspicious. officers responded to 29-44 jackson street after a disturbance call monday. inside the home, they found 72-year-old gary breckenridge's body. no one else was inside the hhe. the state medicalal examiner's office is conducting an autopsy on his body. we have a follow-up to our report yesterday about someone passing counterfeit bills in the cedar rapids and iowawaity areas. police have made an arrest. 41 year old mendel holmes faces a felony charge. police say he tried to use a
5:05 pm
and go at mount vernon road yesterday morning. police caught 41-year-old mendel holmes during a traffic stop because he matched the description of the person who used the fake bill. police in both cedar rapids and iowa city say they're investigating a rash of fake 100-dollar bills that have been showing up at area businesses. the republican and democratic presidential candidates are honing in on iowa ahead of the state's first-in the nation caucuses, but they're not the only ones doing the campaigning. today, former president bill clinton stopped in cedar rapids, and made a surprise visit to newbo city market. he, of course, is the husband of hillary clinton, who's campaigning for the democratic presidential nomination. hillary visited newbo on monday. as kcrg-tv9's dave franzman reports, the newbo visit was all small talk. at the national czech and slovak museum the talk turned to politics. "the former president started his visit here with
5:06 pm
years ago dedicating the museum here with the presidents of two other countries. " former president bill clinton told the crowd he remembered that visit vividly. and he used the example of flood recovery and moving the museum to make a point about how cooperating in the worst of times brings out the best in people. but clinton didn't spend a lot of time recalling his past campaigns. he told the crowd hillary clinton would restore economic growth that helps everyone, not just the rich. and while not naming names, he rejected the kind of political statements that exclude entire groups of people. "we've got to realize very few things come from that... but a lot comes from empowerment and inclusion... going forward together
5:07 pm
today, republican presidential candidate ben carson also stopped in cedar rapids. he held a town hall at isaac newton christian academy. some people have questioned carson's qualifications s r president because of his limited experience with foreign policy. today, carson told tv-9 he feels he is qualified in that realm. "fortunantly for me, i have a brain. i have the ability to read, to go to lots of sources, to cross-reference to check things, much in the same way that i did in my medical career." carson was a neurosurgeo n for most of his career. today, he took a jab at the governors and congressmen in the presidential race, saying they don't necessarily have superior foreign policy experience. to see the extended interview with carson, head to kcrg-tv9's facebook page. students at prairie high school in cedar rapids got an early start on the caucus
5:08 pm
with a "mock" caucus vote today. all the students took part in the event with different students giving speeches and supporters of individual candidates breaking into smaller groups. one organizer says the final tally might not reflect what iowans decide the night of february 1st. crude oil from the u-s is headed overseas for the first time in 40 years. that's after a new law lifted the export ban. some oil lobbyists claim the change will impact t l prices.
5:09 pm
tomorrow. tperatures, overnight, will be staying in the middle 30s
tv-commercial
5:10 pm
night into saturday colder air begins to arrive ushering in some snow which looks to be heaviest to the east of the mississippi. cooler winds take over with an arctic outbreak next week, dropping highs into the single digits and wind chill values by sunday close to -20. have a great night. tonight: showers and fog low: 31-37 winds: se 5-15tomorrow: rain likely high: 34-40 winds: e 5-10tomorrow night: rain/snow
5:11 pm
of snow, turning windy high: 29 - low: 27 sunday: clearing and windy high: 8 - low: 4 monday: partly cloudy high: 17 - low: -1 tuesday: chance of snow, mainly early high: 17 - high: 11 - low: 1 thursday: partly cloudy high: 18 - low: 9
5:12 pm
now here's mark carlson with a look at what you'll see tonight on kcrg t-v nine news at six. "people who enjoy coming downtown iowa city, beware, officials are getting set to start a massive construction project in downtown iowa city that will have a big impact on the area including closures and additional
5:13 pm
story totoght on the tv 9 news at 6. " it's been a rough start to the new year for the stock market. today prices plunged again, hitting one industry
5:14 pm
u-s stocks posted more big losses today as investors worry about the health of china's economy. the losses are hitting technology and financial companies the hardest. china's stock market slipped roughly 7 percent today and trading was automatically suspended. that set off another slump in
5:15 pm
markets. on wall street, the dow has been more than 300 points lower in afternoon trading. the price of oil also sank to its lowest level in 12 years. some oil lobbyists claim the price of oil is so low because of a new law that lifted a 40- year ban on crude exports. a texas oil company shipped out its first batch of crude oil to europe. lawmakers say the export of american oil and gas will benefit european allies, who have gone elsewhere for those products for four decades. "when it was saudi arabia, iran, russia that could influence a lot of the geopolitics because of the power of energy, the u.s. was left behind." lawmakers say an italian company purchased the shipment. but they're not revealing the refinery's exact location. despite declines in the stock market and in oil prices, u-s employment appears to be stable. the government says fewer people sought
tv-commercial tv-commercial
5:16 pm
fewer applications. the report indicates that job growth should appear healthy in the december jobs report coming out tomorrow. and this kind of takes your breath away... 700 million dollars. no one matched the winning numbers last night, so saturday night's powerball jackpot will be at least that big. and that adds up to the largest jackpot in u-s history. the previous record was a 656 million dollar mega millions prize in march 2012. tomorrow morning, the president and c-e-o of the t-v nine morning news. be watching at 6:30 a-m to catch our interview with terry rich. iowa city is working to bring its city hall up to code with the americans with disabilities act. but that process is running a little behind some
tv-commercial
5:17 pm
construction at the iowa city hall building appears to be taking a bit longer than expected. the city is bringing the building up to specifications of the americans with disability act. to do that the city's had to close the main entrance to city hall on washington street. that's the entrance for the police department, city hall chambers, and the general information desk. people can still access the building through other entrances. the city originally said the entrance would reopen about a month ago. but right now it's still not clear when it will reopen. a dubuque non-profit that provides counseling and other services to the community is celebrating a successful fund raising effort. our coverage partner, k-d- t-h radio, reports hillcrest family services took in more than 103-thousand dollars from "reflections in the park." that was a huge christmas light
5:18 pm
at murphy park in dubuque from thanksgiving till january third. people could drive through the park for 10 dollars a car, and proceeds went to hillcrest services. this year's fund raising total was just below last year's 110-thousand dollar record. the marion public library wants to motivate children to become big readers at a very young age. several hundred children are signed up for a program called 1000 books before kindergarten. the program encourages kids to build vocabulary and learn aut narrative structure by reading lots of books with their parents. kids can achieve ten different levels by reading more books. "i think that the parents have really enjoyed having encouragement along the way because it's something that i think a lot of parents know they should be doingngut if they don't have a routine that keeps them going it can kind of fall by the wayside, but i think a lot of families are reallz enjoying it." the p pgram is graduating its first classssf readers
5:19 pm
it's also kicking off this year's program at the same time. now here's a look at some of what you'll see at 5:30 on a-b-c. hear how a big construction project in
5:20 pm
harder for people to get around this summer. and a mentoring program in dubuque helps struggling kids find more success. that's tonight on t-v nine news
tv-commercial
5:21 pm
let's go back to joe now for a final look at tonight's forecast. pln on more showers and fog tonight and tomorrow. temperatures, overnight, will be staying in the middle 30s through friday. friday night into saturday colder air begins to arrive ushering in some snow which looks to be heaviest to the east of the mississippi. cooler winds take e er with an arctic outbreak next week, dropping highs into the single digits and wind chill values by sunday close to -20. have a great night. tonight: showers and fog low: 31-37 winds: se 5-15tomorrow: rain likely high: 34-40 winds: e 5-10 thank you for joining us for kcrg-tv9 news at 5.
5:22 pm
david muir. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, breaking news tonight. donald trumpmp new attack. the scathing video about hillary and bill clinton. the massive lines at this hour for block, hoping to see trump. and bill clinton tonight, pressed several times on donald trtrp. what the former president said this time. the attack foiled. the man armed with a meat cleaver, pledging allegiance to isis. we're on the screen. breaking news heret home. the stock market plunges. the worst start to a new year ever. what it means for your money tonight. the rescue. miners trapped 900 feet underground. the deepest salt mine in america. the race to get them out. and, no longer powerball fever, a full-blown outbreak. the new jackpot tonight, $700 million and counting. why the sudden huge paydays?
5:24 pm
5:25 pm
5:26 pm
5:28 pm
5:29 pm

138 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on