tv KCRG TV9 First News ABC September 12, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CDT
from your 24 hour news source, this is ??? . a final vote due today. after weeks of votes and months of pondering, linn county supervisors are set to make a minimum wage increase official. fundraising for honor flights. central city students are challenging each other for the cause. 15 years after the deadly attacks on september 11th, 2001 -- people throughout good monday morning! it's 4:30 on september 12th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on another sunny day from start to finish. highs will generally be in the upper 70s northeast and lower 80s southwest. rain should approach the area after midnight as our next cold
the same amount of moisture as our past few systems, and amounts are expected to stay at or below a half inch. temperatures tomorrow will struggle to get to 70 over the north half, with lower 70s farther south. dry sky returns for wednesday and thursday with our next chance of rain arriving again around friday. enjoy your monday!today: mostly sunny and breezy. wind: s 10-20 high: 80 tonight: mostly cloudy. showers move in late in the night. wind: s 5-15 low: 63 tomorrow: mostly cloudy with scattered showers and a few storms. wind: w 5-10. high: 73 tom. night: chance of showers, mainly early. wind: n 5-10. low: 54 thanks kaj. today, linn county supervisors will vote for whether to raise the minimum wage. one more "yes" vote would boost the minimum wage from 7-dollars and 25 cents an hour to 8-25 an hour. then each year, it would go up by a dollar until
an hour. the first increase would happen at the beginning of next year. johnson county was the first to increase its county minimum wage. the wage there will go up to 10 dollars and 10 cents an hour on january 1st. in may, it increased to nine dollars and 15 cents an hour. five cities opted out of the increase. a seat on an honor flight costs 550 dollars. and students in central city don't want veterans to pay for it. today, central city high school and elen a fundraising effort to see how many veterans they can put on the honor flight. the eastern iowa honor flight takes veterans to washington, d-c to see the memorials dedicated to their service. the all-volunteer organization has already flown more than 2,000 veterans to the nation's capital. the central city fundraiser pins the high school against the elementary. the students that raise the most money will get to duct tape their principal to a wall for a whole class period. they will start the
assembly at 2:45 p-m. this morning, flags will return to the normal position following a sunday of remembering the september 11th attacks. many iowans paid their respects during the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack. k-c-c-i's alex kirkpatrick visited several areas around iowa's capital honoring the fallen. at the 2016 concours d'elegance, exhibitors show off their classic , vintage and exotic cars. the band plays old time music. and the sun shines on downtown des moines. steve simpson, communication s chair that the date fell on 9/11 that we had to do something. but 15 years ago today, the nation was shaken to its core, launching america into a war on terror. changing the way we travel, the classroom dynamic and fueling the debate on immigration. steve simpson, communication s chair
des moines fire chief john tekippe 911 brought only the best america has to offer but then after a series of unthinkable acts in new york city and in washington dc, and near johnstown pennsylvania, our revered 911 system suddenly took on new meaning. mary van horne god bless our armed forces and our local responders. we caught up with mary van horne at am vet post 2. she served during the vietnam war, and the sentiments of war are nothing new. mary van horne, department of iowa state commander i think it's so important to continue to keep things like this in the limelight so that people understand daily lives, the war on terror continues. standup it's a beautiful day here at gray's lake, much like that in 2001. for many, that fateful day is still raw in their memory. but for younger americans, the memory is fading.
and held a moment of silence at the exact times the planes crashed. they gathered at the toddville american legion yesterday. proceeds from the pancake breakfast will support the post. first responders say they want to cherish the memories of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. "i am certain at the point they weren't thinking about their own safetey, they were thinking about everyone else. it's one thing you see with first responders is eveyrone is running away from danger, the first responders are running to it" up a local park as part of september 11th's national day of service and remembrance. they started at first presbyterian church and spread to local neighborhoods. one 11-year-old told us why he helped out. "i thought that it would be fun and plus i have to get community service hours for boy scouts. " participants included members of first presbyterian, the walnut neighborhood association and the cedar falls high
waterloo fire and rescue is remembering those who lost their lives on september 11th through a blood drive today. a blood donation center at their headquarters is open from noon to 6 tonight. everyone who attempts to donate will receive a coupon for a free haircut, courtesy of sport clips haircuts. after a summer of high tension across the nation between people and police, some in williamsburg thought it was time for people -- and law enforcement and other emergency responders -- to get to know each other. thought it coincide with september 11th. the day started with the national anthem and raising of the american flag. people got a chance to check out the vehicles of law enforcement, meet the k-9 officer and talk to members of the sheriff's office, p-d and fire department. kids got to try out the fire hose. one organizer says he hopes people will see law enforcement in better a light. "just to appreciate what they do 24/7. you know, they're
what is going to happen when you report to a fire or an accident or a police event, " fingerprinting kits were also available to kids as a way to combat child abduction. kids also tried out speed radar with a baseball pitch game. the johnson county sheriff's office says a 20 year old marion man drowned this weekend in the iowa river. first responders got the call of a person in the river, just north of the benton street bridge in iowa city, about 6:30 saturday night. around 7:45, they pulled nathan he was a student at the university of northern iowa. the sheriff's office is asking for information from anyone who knows what happened, or saw twedt go into the river. if you have information, call 319-356-6020. one person is dead and another seriously injured after a crash in jackson county. the iowa state patrol is trying to figure out how 2 vehicles crashed head-on about 3:30 saturday afternoon. they were navigating a curve near the
few miles south of maquoketa. the drivers of those vehicles were the only ones involved in the crash. kristen vogt, a 26 year old from dubuque, died at the scene. responders also took a 34-year-old man from andrew to uihc with serious injuries. one cedar rapids woman is proving that age is just a number. at 102 years old, her church helped her celebrate the years she's served the cedar rapids community. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning!
start to finish. highs will generally be in the upper 70s lower 80s southwest. rain should approach the area after midnight as our next cold front moves into the area. this front doesn't have the same amount of moisture as our past few systems, and amounts are expected to stay at or below a half inch. temperatures tomorrow will struggle to get to 70 over
with lower 70s farther south. dry sky returns for wednesday and thursday with our next chance of rain arriving again around friday. enjoy your monday!today: mostly sunny and breezy. wind: s 10-20 high: 80 tonight: mostly cloudy. showers move in late in the night. wind: s 5-15 low: 63 tomorrow: mostly cloudy with scattered showers and a few storms. wind: w 5-10. high: 73 tom. night: chance of showers, mainly early. wind: n 5-10.
turned 102 years old. she's the oldest member of her church and the congregation decided to throw a party. kcrg tv9's phil reed asked her for her secret to a long and happy life. members of noelridge church wait in line to greet hug, and a picture. they served cake and coffee during a birthday bash for the church's oldest member. "well it's always a big day when we have something like this. and my church family means a great deal to me." johnston has lived in iowa her whole life. she was born in keokuk county, and moved to cedar rapids in 1967 after her husband died. "to get a job. i knew i was going to have to build up my social security. and there weren't that many jobs available. " she says she eventually found a job at rockwell
singing to her happy birthday to you her best friend donna lala is 20 years younger than the 102 year old. "she's a very precious gem of noelridge. i've called her my energizer bunny for years because you couldn't keep up with her. " thank you for coming out and johnston says her secret to living over a century...not thinking about her age. "i just ignored it and all at once there it was. but it's amazing to me to think that i am as old as i am. because that sounds aw
a long and happy life must run in the family. audrey has a 99 year old sister who also lives in iowa. in today's tech bytes, samsung is urging owners to turn off the galaxy note 7. this as airlines step up efforts to make sure passengers are not using the smartphone on planes. stay with tv9. it's ---.
september 11th memorial ceremony turned out to be pneumonia, according to her doctor. as abc's lana zak reports, the incident comes as rival donald trump has attempted to call clinton's health into question, claiming that she "lacks the mental and physical stamina to take on isis." this video is igniting calls for the presidential candidates to release more comprehensive health records.... as you can see here, hillary
service detail lifting her up and into her van. just before, clinton had been attending the 9/11 memorial ceremony at ground zero nats sot rep joseph crowley new yorkwe were standing for about an hour and a half....very stifling heat. it was very very hot, that's when her campaign says clinton became "overheated and dehydrated"she was taken to her daughter's apartment in manhattan--a few hours later she emerged. mrs. clinton how are you feeling?? great! i'm feeling great. in a statement, clinton's personal doctor said she was diagnosed was put on antibiotics and advised to rest and modify her schedule." sot dr richard besser / abc news chief health and medical editor: "there are many different types of pneumonia, some serious some mild some contagious. not clear what type she has but clearly it hasn't been serious enough to keep her off the campaign trail." but there have been questions--a coughing fit in ohio last week nats and a
spell in 2012 making clinton's "stamina" the subject of donald trump's attacks. sot donald trump / presidential nominee 01/05/16: she doesn't have the strenght of the stamina.the latest abc news/washington post polls show trump gaining support among likley voters--now neck and neck in key states -- clinton at 46- percent with 41-percent for trump tag: with only 2 months remaining --questions about health are now at the forefront of this campaign --trump has called for more detailed health records to be released, though he himself has only presented a very short doctor's note. trump says he will release detailed records if clinton does. lz, abcn, w the milwaukee c looking into a shooting that injured a two month old girl. police say the girl was shot on interstate 43 in a suburb of milwaukee last night. they don't know the exact location. authorities say the child suffered non-life threatening injuries. she was taken to a children's hospital for treatment. one witness says he was working nearby when police took the child to the hospital. ""you can't justify a shooting of a kid or let a gun off on a highway in broad day light." " there's no word yet on the condition of the child. investigators have not release
a cease fire in syria is set to begin this morning. this comes after an intense weekend of airstrikes, 1 of which killed 39 people. this is video of a woman being pulled out of the rubble on saturday following an airstrike on a market. the u-s and russia brokered the deal. under the plan, the syrian government will end combat missions in specified areas. now for a quick check on your weather with metor
plan on another sunny day from start to finish. highs will generally be in the upper 70s northeast and lower 80s southwest. rain should approach the area after midnight as our next cold front moves into the area. this front doesn't have the same amount of moisture as our past few systems, and amounts are expected to stay at or below a half inch. temperatures tomorrow will struggle to get to 70 over the north half, with lower 70s farther south. dry sky returns for wednesday and thursday with our next chance of rain arriving again around friday. enjoy your monday!today: mostly sunny and breezy. wind: s 10-20 high: 80 tonight: mostly cloudy. showers move in late in the night. wind: s 5-15 low: 63 tomorrow: mostly cloudy with scattered showers and a few showers, mainly early. wind: n 5-10. low: 54
in today's "techbytes" samsung stock opens trading in it's lowest level. >> after the company issued a warning about galaxy smartphone catching fire. several airlines are telling passengers not to use the phone or store it. >> electric car maker tesla is up grating it's feature which has been linked to one deadly crash. >> the automatic software update will be available in a weak or to and mit hats a spin on never judge a book by it's cover. >> researchers can read pages right through a cover. the camera reads up to nine sheets of paper without flipping a page. >> teens with diaries everywhere are now very panicked.
from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. creating an action plan around the community. cedar rapids wants feedback on ideas for mount vernon road. traffic security cameras. waterloo is looking at how to increase safe in the city. in a campaign countdown... donald trump prepares for a trip to iowa and hillary clinton cancels upcoming visits because of illness. good monday morning! it's 5 o'clock on september city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on another sunny day from start to finish. highs will generally be in the upper 70s northeast and lower 80s southwest. rain should approach