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good evening. i'm lynn melling. thank you for joining us tonight. a des moines mother is sentenced to the maximum...40-years in prison for her role in her five year old daughter's death. aaron brilbeck has the story. "in understanding all these consequences do you wish to plead guilty to the four counts that we talked about? yes." and with that, 25- year old tionne bloodsaw of des moines took a plea deal connected to the death of her five year old daughter. last year, little jayda canada died after ingesting morphine at her mother's apartment. police also found crack and guns in the home. today bloodsaw admitted to a judge that she knew about the drugs...and the dangers they posed to her children. "so there was drug dealing or drug manufacturing in the residence, is that correct? yes. and by engaging in that drug activity in the residence do you agree that knowingly or recklessly exposed jayda to a hazard or a danger to which she could not protect herself? yes."bloodsaw pleaded guilty to child endangerment, manufacturing a controlled substance and two counts of neglect of a dependent person..in this case
her one and five year old children. had she been convicted during a trial...she could have faced life in prison. "there was guns found which sentences. so the number of years just kept ratcheting up and could have if she was convicted of all charges."bloodsaw had planned to testify against her former boyfriend, deshaun trombone. he was sentenced to 65-years in prison as part of a plea deal he reached death. bloodsaw remained quiet through much of today's hearing... "is there anything you would with her attorney, bloodsaw simply said "no"the judge did remind bloodsaw...this is not a life sentence...and she still has time to turn her life around. "you're a young woman and you've accepted responsibility which is very important for me when someone does that. and you still have opportunities ahead of you. because you're not going to be in prison the rest
although bloodsaw was sentenced to 40-years in prison...ten years for each of the four counts she plead guilty to...under the terms of her plea deal she will be eligible for parole in just 18-months. des moines police are looking for the gunman in a deadly shooting over the weekend... outside of a nightclub. when you have a large group involved everybody is scattering out of there, it's almost impossible to detain and gather statements in situations like that." 20-year old dashawn smith was shot outside evolution night club on northwest 6th drive early sunday morning. he later died at the hospital. three other people were hurt. witnesses say there was a fight outside the club before the gunfire. anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call county crimestoppers a north high school student has been charged in connection to moines... going to elementary with him he anything like that
classmates are coming to grips charged with first degree murder... police say 17-year old josue socop and 28-year old jose lopez... got into a verbal argument friday night... near the intersection of 13th and jefferson avenue. police say it escalated and lead to gunfire. lopez died in that shooting. socop was arrested on saturday and charged with first degree murder in the case. his bond is set at 500-thousand dollars. an arrest has also been made in a deadly shooting in waukee. according to police... 41-year-old gino t and killed outside his house just after midnight on saturday. risola's wife told police that a family acquaintance named brendan mcguinness fired four or five shots, then took off in her husband's car. how you do that to someone who has a family and who is so kind and so loving 15 and we live in such a nice neighborhood and a safe area. great family it's crazy 05 mcguinness is being held on a one million dollar cash only
murder charge. the des moines police department will be getting a few tasers replaced the city council approved spending 82 thousand dollars to buy 60 tasers from a st. louis company. the current tasers the police department uses are six to eight years old and out of warranty. parts for it are no longer available. the chief says this isn't an expansion of their program but merely replacing vital equipment. 07:58:26--45 'its important to the police department to equip our officers properly, particularly with that less lethal option, taser, in those situations where deadly force may not be the best option, to have that less lethal alternative, is very important for the safety of our officers and the community. the chief says in an ideal world, every uniformed officer in their patrol section would be equipped with a taser, but fiscally speaking that can't happen right now. this move will mean about two thirds of
today... a town hall meeting offered an opportunity for veterans, their families and the public to talk directly with leaders at the v-a hospital in des moines. the v-a system has been plagued with large back-logs and long delays for care. just last week, the secretary of veterans affairs acknowledged the massive health care system is struggling to keep up with demand... however.. v-a leaders say.. progress is being made.. here in des moines... officials say.. wait times have decreased.. and the hospital continues to rank as one of the best v-a hospitals in the country.. today... one vietnam veteran, who suffers from post traumatic stress, thanked the v-a for its service to him.. dan gannon @ 28:25- my personal experience with the va hospital has been nothing but great. saved my life about 11 years ago and i think they take care of veterans in a special, special way. 28:35 also today... a nurse at the v-a was honored... for saving the life of a veteran who collapsed during an event at the gold star museum in july.. he didn't have a pulse.. when nicole aldrich used both c-p-r and an a-e-d to revive him. in return, today,
he gave her his p-o-w m-i-a bracelet... as a token of thanks. 50:35- my goal is to take care of veterans and to be there for them when they need us. and in this he needed me and i was able to be there. 50:47 similar town hall events are being held at v-a facilities across the country day on wednesday. the waukee school board got a look at a new boundary proposal tonight. so did parents... there was a full house at the school board meeting for the presentation. a committee has worked for eight months to create the new boundaries in preparation for the opening of grant ragan elementary school. before the plan was revealed, the school board heard from the public. parents were vocal about their concerns over the impact on their children. 08:38:32--53 'my son, whos currently in first grade, will be in three schools by the time hes in fourth grade and theres an overwhelming body of research, as the glen village talked about, that suggest s
children switch schools is not good for their learning. it sets them back 6-8 months, 6-9 months, and it also has profound psychological effects that really arent fully understood.' the school board will vote in december on whether to implement the plan. kids walked to the bus stop this morning wearing jackets... and then stuffed them in their backpacks for the ride home.. it turned into a beautiful day.. meterologist brett mcintyre has details..
but first.. 40 years later.. this week.. marks veterans day.. this year.. marks 40 years since the end of the vietnam war.. tonight.. former congressman leonard boswell reflects on his service as a helicopter pilot in vietnam. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..you're watching the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 jeb bush: we do not have to be the world's policeman. we have to be the world's leader. who's going to take care of the christians that are being eliminated in the middle east? who's going to take care of israel and support them - our greatest ally in the middle east? the united states has the capability of doing this, and it's in our economic and national security interest that we do it. i will be that kind of president and i hope you want that kind of president for our country going forward. announcer: right to rise usa is responsible
at the time, world war one was known as 'the war to end all wars'.. 97 years ago this week... on november 11, 1918 the fighting stopped.. on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. but, as we now know, that war did not end all wars. today.. we still observe the anniversary of armistice day.. we now call it veterans day.. and this year marks the anniversary of the end of another war.. 40 years ago.. in 1975... the vietnam war ended.. nearly three-million americans served in vietnam... representing 10 percent of their generation..
58-thousand men died.. and four decades later... the vietnam war is still a wound the nation as a whole is trying to heal.. 10:28- this is a huey dh1 d model. first had a,b,c,d. most of us know him as a former u-s congressman... but before serving in the iowa state senate... and u-s house.. 10:56- i spent hundreds of hours in this type of helicopter. leonard boswell served in the u-s military... 8:42- and im lucky to be standing here today. and i know that. he was a helicopter pilot during the vietnam war... two of the types of choppers he flew are here at the gold star museum at camp dodge... a place where memories come quickly.. 24:15- the night i went the first time. i put the children to bed. we were down in southern iowa on the farm. and my middle daughter came out and said, daddy, i dont want you to go.
9:18- there was a lot of taking of lives. but it was pretty special to save someones life. 9:24 something he was called to do many times.. in the fall-out of enemy fire.. 30:10- they shot two little girls. just gut shot them. they were still alive but in bad shape. had to get them out anyway possible. it was rainy and nasty. we had the ability, so took the chances and got to them and got them back to asdljfdkj . doctor that was with us spend the night with them. and saved their lives. it was a big deal. it was a big deal. 30:41 nats of vietnam file? its now been 40 years since the united states left vietnam... 9:54- i look at the wall and see those names that ive seen many times and i wonder, why them and not me? they deserved to live just as much as i did. 10:06 boswell says.. its critical to remember them... in order to avoid repeating the mistakes of the
future.. 14:52- the worlds a mess right now. we dont know what were going to be asked to do. 14:59 just got to be ready to do what we believe is the right thing. and do it the best we can. 15:05 of the nearly three million americans who served in vietnam, less than 850-thousand are estimated to be alive today. tomorrow on the news at nine.. well hear from an iowa vietnam veteran.. who spent seven years as a prisoner of war. please join us for that story.
for all iowans. governor branstad is asking for patience... as health care providers claim the administration is moving too fast shifting the medicaid process. the state is shifting management of medicaid to private companies. it's expected to impact care for 560- thousand medicaid recipients. the governor says... the state began working on this process last january... and the changes are
january first. branstad says making the changes will save the state 51-million-dollars. 16:32:33 i know there are people who want to protect their funding streams and are afraid of chance. this has proven effective in others states in improving...and do it at less coast. 16:32:57 the state's plan still needs federal approval. medicaid recipients can expect to receive enrollment packets and more information later this month. volkswagen is handing over cash to car owners affected by a massive emissions scandal. it's giving its u-s car owners 500-dollar gift cards that can be spent anywhere - plus another 500-dollar gift card that can only be used at v-w and audi dealerships. volkswagen has admitted that many
of its diesel cards used emissions tests. half-a-million vehicles in the with federal emissions standards. seaworld says it's getting rid california. the park announced it is phasing our the shamu show in san diego next year. the move is part of seaworld's strategy to reposition itself, following criticism about how it treats its killer whales. seaworld plans to replace the it says will take part in a more natural setting. there's still much more to come in the next half-hour... target plans to open on thanksgiving... plus it's incentive for shoppers to wait until black friday. also just ahead -- the head of the university of missouri is stepping down... over his handling of racially charged incidents at the school. how students and football players led the effort to make it happen. i'm keith murphy, coming up, the cyclones on trying to recreate
campus fight. the embattled president of the university of missouri resigns... after strong criticism of how he handed racial tension on campus... reaction from the group that demanded he go. tragic situation. a six year old shot to death by officers in louisiana, was laid to rest today... the investigation into why the two marshals opened fire.. campaign pressure. as republicans get ready for the next presidential debate... ben carson claims he's being unfairly scrutinized.. why other candidates say, not so fast. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 student activists -- at the university of missouri -- are celebrating a political victory tonight. they essentially forced the school president -- to resign -- amid a climate of racial tension. james rosen shows us what
happened. wolfe says: 'please, please use this resignation to heal, not to hate, as we move forward today for a brighter tomorrow.' invoking scripture and taking full responsibility for the quote-unquote 'inaction that has occurred' on his campus following reports of racial intimidation... university of missouri president tim wolfe buckled under mounting pressure and resigned as head of the largest university in the show-me state, academic home to some 35-thousand students. members of #concernedstudent 1-9-50, the activist group that draws its name from the first year when blacks were admitted to mizzou and which had campaigned for wolfe's ouster... welcomed it as a 'glimmer of hope'... but declared their work against, quote, 'systems of oppression in...patriarchal white male institutions' is far from over. tk: concernedstudent1 950 demands an immediate meeting with um system faculty counsel, board of curators, and the governor of the state of missouri to
create a system of holistic inclusion for all constituents. wolfe's fall was swift and dramatic, inconceivable before september, when reports of racial harassment at mizzou began to surface. over a month ago, the school announced diversity and inclusion training for all faculty, staff and students. over the weekend, however, nearly three-dozen black players on mizzou's division-one football team vowed to boycott their games until wolfe was gone. and now that he is, the players have returned to practice. williams says: 'missouri is the home of ferguson. and so what you have to understand is...the level of racial unrest in the state and especially among young people, in specific young black people in the state, is at a high level, maybe a high-water mark in terms of history.' hours after wolfe announced his resignation, university chancellor r. bowen loftin announced his resignation as well.
medical marijuana is now legal to buy in illinois... sales began today at eight licensed dispensaries. around 33-hundred patients have state- issued i-d cards to buy medical cannabis. to get a card, patients need proof from a doctor that they have one of about 40 qualifying conditions. they also get fingerprinted and submit to a criminal background check. people lined up at one dispensary today.. hoping a new medicine can ease their illnesses... people just think that we are in it for pot. it's not. this is our chance, our hope, our life. and if this will keep me from taking 27 pills a day, i would hug the owner. illinois has databases to track how much cannabis patients are buying. the legal limit is two and a half ounces every two weeks. illinois is among 23 states with medical marijuana programs. a six year old shot and killed by two officers last week, was laid to rest today. jeremy mardis, a first grader, was shot to death in the front
seat of his dad's car by two louisiana city marshals. his dad, chris few was also wounded in the shooting and is still in the hospital. state police say they did not find a gun in few's car... and are not sure why the officers pursued him. both marshals, norris greenhouse junior and derrick stafford, are charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder. today a judge set the bond at one million dollars each... sheriff doug anderson says it's been a tough time for the community. anderson says: 'naturally it's shaken the community a lot. this is a small community, everybody know everybody it''s a tragic situation and everybody is paying the price.' the officers were also ordered to surrender their badges and firearms. an investigation is underway into a deadly attack at a police training facility in jordan. the white house says two u-s were among several international military trainers killed when a jordanian police officer opened americans were among the people wounded. gunman
who was dressed in a military uniform. the u-s funded facility has trained thousands of iraqi and palestinian security forces since 20-03. the u-s funded facility has trained thousands of iraqi and palestinian security forces since 20-03. a highly-anticipated meeting in washington today. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu sat down with president obama at the white house. it's the first time the two leaders have been face-to-face in more than a year - it's the first meeting since the iran nuclear deal. netanyahu calling the accord an "historic mistake". but obama says he and the prime minister are united in making sure iran does not get nuclear weapons. "we'll also have a chance to talk about how implementation of the iran nuclear agreement is going. it's no secret that the prime minister and i have had a strong disagreement on this narrow issue. but we don't have a disagreement on the need to making sure that iran does not get a nuclear weapon and we don't have a disagreement about the importance of us blunting de- stabilizing activities that iran may be taking place. and so we're
going to be looking to make sure that we find common ground there." the two leaders also discussed the ongoing situation in war-torn syria ... and president obama condemned recent violence by palestinians against israeli civilians. ben carson, still on the rise... despite a slew of criticism over incorrect details in his personal history. it's all part of the run-up to tomorrow night's republican presidential debate. joel waldman reports from milwaukee. doctor ben carson, battling donald trump for front-runner status, is trying to move past questions about the accuracy of his personal narrative... attacking the media - and the political process - ahead of tomorrow night's republican presidential debate. final preparations now underway here in milwaukee ahead of the debate... and on the campaign trail - the candidates are also preparing. jeb bush still looking for a breakout moment after he admitted he fared poorly in previous debates... but the biggest fireworks could come from ben carson - who's
lashed out at the media for what he calls unfair coverage... calling into question details about his past. carson says: 'i'm getting special scrutiny, because there are lot of people who are very threatened, and then they have seen the recent hillary and how well i do. and they are worried' carson getting no cover from his g-o-p rivals - most saying the increased scrutiny comes with the job. huckabee says: 'you have to be straight-forward with people- not only in what you say and your policies, but in the things that you have published about yourself.' meanwhile the candidates relegated to the second stage - promising to make the most out of the opportunity... chris christie - a vocal opponent of the two-tier ranking system - says he'll debate on any stage - at any time. christie says: 'everybody is looking at polls rather than talking about principles. our campaign is about talking about the principles that we really believe in.' you can catch both debates on
the fox business network. the main debate starts at eight. it's the fourth debate for the republicans. the second democratic debate is this saturday. hillary clinton, martin o'malley, and bernie sanders take the stage at drake university in des moines. the debate starts at eight... and airs on c-b-s. target wants some of your time on turkey day. the retailer announcing it will open their doors at six p-m on thanksgiving. that's the same time as last year... but not all shoppers have to leave their home. some deals will also be available online. target is also giving an shop on black friday.. anyone who spends seventy-five dollars or more on black friday, will receive a 20-percent discount to use
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final home game of the season saturday, cowboys and cyclones at 2:30 p.m. frustrated cyclone fans know basketball season should bring many wins. georges niang is a big reason why. the a-p names niang pre-season, first team all-america, the first cyclone honored since jamaal tinsley in 2000. niang is the only player nationally with 15 hundred points, 450 rebounds, and 300 assists. the hawkeyes will have their first sold out game of the season saturday night. they've earned it. meantime, university of iowa officials say nearly 14 thousand seats remain for the final home game against purdue. athletics director gary barta tells the des moines register, quote, "'pay tribute to these seniors
who have had an incredible comeback this year,'. hawks play minnesota, then purdue, and go on the road to nebraska on black friday. 3 wins from a perfect regular season. hawkeye rushing leader jordan canzeri returns to the depth chart behind co-starters akrum wadley and leshun daniels. canzeri rushed for 698 yards and 9 touchdowns before rolling his ankle at northwestern. it's back to starting for ohio state quarterback j-t barrett. barrett served a one game suspension after underage drunk better this season with barrett at quarterback, though cardale jones is 11 and oh as a starter. monday night football, bears chargers the nfl says no to eye pokes. the league suspends denver's aqib talib
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