tv 13 News at Nine on FOX 17 FOX November 17, 2015 9:00pm-9:59pm CST
to his dog.. refugee crisis.. the debate over whether to allow syrian refugees into the state of iowa continues to grow.. who is wading into the issue now.. and the story from the perspective of a refugee from iraq.. now living in central iowa. selfish selfie it's a trend on social media that comes with a warning... why you may be guilty of doing it and not even know it.. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 this playful little dog is a big hero... after saving her owner from a burning home. good evening. i'm lynn melling. thank you for joing us tonight.
firefighters say an ogden man was just minutes from dying in a house fire when his dog woke him up from a nap. tonight, he says he owes his life to that pup. e story.. meet bella. shes a border collie...she loves to play...and now shes also a hero.'monday afternoon, larry matthews came back to his ogden home for a nap after taking his kids to school. minutes later...bella was wakimg him up. 'i was upstairs in bed. bella came up and started...she jumped up on the bed and kinda got in my face a little bit and woke me up.'but bella wasnt looking for attention. she was saving matthews life. the home had caught on fire. 'i could see the smoke. it was pretty...it wasnt thick thick in the room but it was thick enough so i grabbed her and the other dog and opened up the window and came out on the roof there and started hollering.'a neighbor came out, grabbed a ladder and rescued matthews and his dogs off the roof. matthew isnt really surprised bella did what she did. he says shes a
'if you say ride she goes nuts, waiting by the door for a ride. if you say run outside. she knows all the basic sound commands. shes really hyper, because shes a border collie and a puppy. she loves...shes a lap dog. ill say hug and shell put her head on your shoulder.'but what bella did goes beyond smart...and you can bet theres a nice steak dinner in her future. 'yeah. steak, the bone. anything she wants.' no one was hurt, but mathews says he lost most of his clothing and other belongings in the fire. firefighters believe an unattended candle is to blame. a des moines family tells police... three intruders kicked in their door, then held two teenage girls at gunpoint. it happened overnight in the 900 block of 18th street.. 05:08:50 our whole family says they've never seen these people before. they were yelling, demanding weed, we want the weed, we want the drugs, get on the ground and we're like. we
but according to the family, the intruders wouldn't listen... after kicking in their door and pistol whipping a 17-year-old boy, the suspects barged into a bedroom and pointed a gun at two sisters... their parents called 911 and confronted the intruders who ran out the door. the family says they got the wrong apartment. a des moines teenager charged with first degree murder will be arraigned next month. josue socop is accused of killing jose lopez. police say socop shot lopez duringan argument on the north side of des moines. socop waived his preliminary hearing this week. he will be arraigned december 21st. he's being held without bond. a woman and a young child died in a single-vehicle accident this afternoon on interstate 80 near newton. the des moines register reports that the accident happened just before one p-m near the i-80 exit to newton... the vehicle's driver apparently over-corrected... while passing a semi- truck and accidentally steered the vehicle into the ditch two others were injured in
a gas leak in downtown des moines caused some problems for commuters this morning. mid-american energy says a construction crew hit a gas main at second and grand shortly before 8:30. police shut down surrounding streets while the line was repaired. in fort dodge today.. a celebration over the beginning of the end... the iowa d-o-t is beginning work on the final 40 miles of highway 20. the road will extend from early to moville... making the highway four-lanes across the entire state. 'we worked hard, we had a lot of and we were able to gain the bi-partisan commitment to preserve, and enhance our states infrastructure the project was funded by the gas tax increase passed by the legislature last session. there project will be divided into six different phases... which will add up to 2-hundred-40-million-dollars. while the project is mostly in the design phase, some
already begun. the project is set to be complete in 2018. in all...highway 20 will run for 3- hundred miles. a new app aims to help people navigate des moines' sprawling skywalk system... the app launches december 7. that same day, two-and-a-half blocks of skywalk will close to make way for a 330-room convention hotel near the iowa events center. the skywalk map shows closures and offers alternative routes using street access points. users can utilize their phone's g-p-s to pinpoint their position on the map. a second phase, planned for late february, will show business and restaurant locations, atms and other points of interest. it will also add a search feature. most people in downtown des moines were probably using the sky walk today to stay out of the rain... and pretty soon.. they'll need it to stay out of the cold.. meteorologist brett mcintyre has the latest.. hi brett! cloudy skies tonight with steady
yesterday.. governor terry branstad said he wants to ban syrian refugees from entering iowa.. today.. the iowa catholic conference stepped into the debate.. a statement... signed by the archbishop of dubuque, and the bishops of des moines, davenport and sioux city... says, in part, -"quote"- "in line with the long-standing american tradition, we should strive to determine how we can serve so many who are desperately seeking a new life away from terror and persecution." "out of respect for human life and dignity, welcoming the homeless and the stranger is a fundamental part of our faith." it's unclear exactly what the impact will be... of the governor ordering state agencies to stop work on syrian refugee resettlements, because there are currently no state agencies that resettle refugees
in the state of iowa. there are two private agencies that do so. today we spoke with both of them... as well as an iragi refugee that has resettled here in the metro. mike dasilva has the report. 11:07:04--09 'a lot of people, they have this wrong thought about muslim means terrorist.' ghassan abood started working as a translator with the u.s. army during the war in iraq in 2003. 11:11:56-- "this i received from an american general" in 2009 abood and his family resettled here in iowa...abood says syrian refugees should be given that same opportunity and shouldn't have to pay the price for actions committed by terrorists. 10:51:08--29 'i understand the precautions and its really its for the sake of everybody for us for you for everyone and theyre trying any future possibly calamity that could happen also, we have to think about those people." abood says the government should be able to tell who's a terrorist and who isn't. 10:51:49--"would you suspect a
child to be a terrorist, would you suspect a father of a 4-5 kids and having his wife, you can tell, theyre like poor family, you can tell." that's start their life again.' the organizations say they dont believe that the governor has the authority to unilaterally decide not to resettle syrians because that would contradict federal immigration programs. the investigation into exactly who carried out the attacks on paris continues.. coming up at 9-30 -- manhunt... what investigators have uncovered in their search for answers.. and the status on the international manhunt for the main suspect.. but first... selfish selfie it's a trend on social media that comes with a warning... why you may be guilty of doing it and not even know it.. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..you're
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warning tonight... have you ever taken a group picture - notice you look good - and put it on social media - despite objections from others in the picture who may not look their best? kendall downing has more for those who are selfish with their selfies... and the danger behind it. photos dont lie... or maybe... they do. clip 84585 kennedy douglas - 46:00 ive seen it happen a lot of times to me and my friends butler freshman kennedy douglas says shes been the victim - instaclipsed! taken advantage of by a friend - for the sake of a few likes or shares.. clip 84585 douglas - 46:06 it was a really awkward shot and i was not ready at all but my friend looked good douglas got shut down - in trying to get the picture - removed! clip 84585 douglas - 46:52 she was like - but i really like the picture and just didnt take it down shes not alone in the digital dis. the senior news editor for elle magazine penned a whole column about instaclipsing--- the author points to kim
kardashian as a notorious instaclipser -saying the celebrity makes sure she looks better in photos - than anyone else. licensed clinical social worker/ peyton manning childrens hospital - 44:12 the value that we put on the way other people perceive us is greatly increased licensed clinical social worker mandy grella says instaclipsing comes from our selfie heavy culture.. we choose how to portray ourselves - and sometimes that means putting me - above my friends. grella says instaclipsing might be a red flag - if youve got a friend guilty time and time again. clip 84577 grella - 43:17 they may have some narcissistic attributes, but i think you may be looking more at a trend of that friend in particular. are they constantly doing this? grella says theres an opportunity for parents in this instagram insult ---to reinforce positive self esteem to your kids. grella 48:08 how can we talk to our teens on how to work on their self esteem in other ways, other than instaclipsing a lesson learned --- from a self
skies will stay cloudy and rain will continue to fall this evening especially through eastern iowa. temperatures will drop to the upper 40s by morning. scattered showers stay in the forecast on wednesday with mainly cloudy skies and temperatures holding in the low 50s. it will be dry and sunny on thursday, but winds will really kick up from the northwest. a quick moving system will bring a mix of rain and snow across the state during the day on friday. most of the snow looks to fall north of i-80 with rain south of that line. des moines could see a dusting to upwards of 2" on the northside of the metro. the weekend will be cold with daytime
stocks on wall street finished mostly flat today the dow finished 6 points higher. the s&p 500 closed off 2 points. the nasdaq ended little changed. the countdown has begun for the busiest shopping day of the year... black friday... and best buy is offering a sneak peek at its major deals this year... 'door busters include up to $120 dollars off the macbook air 11.6-inch model, and one of my favorite deals- it's a $500 dollar tv and gaming package that comes with a 40-inch samsung hd tv, an xbox one gaming system and lego movie game. it's a phenomenal value for the gamer in your life.' the mega retail store says big doorbuster items will have limited quantities, so get in line early. best buy plans to open at 5 p-m thanksgiving day, and stay open until 1 a-m... they will then re-open at 8 a-m on black friday...
the philadelphia-based company announced this week it will acquire the vetri family restaurants, which includes pizza chain pizzeria vetri. the price of the deal was not disclosed. urban outfitters shares dropped 7- point-5 percent following the announcement. no word on if the retailer will integrate the restaurants with its stores. say good-bye to the mc donald's dollar menu as you know it... starting in january the fast food chain will launch the 'mc-pick two' menu. it will let customers pick two items for two dollars... the new menu will include a mc-double, a mc- chicken, small fries and mozzarella sticks. there's still much more to come in the next half-hour... just ahead -- act over i'm keith murphy... coming up, find out where the hawkeyes are ranked in the new college football rankings...
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from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 france is demanding help from its european union partners -- in its response to friday's terror attacks in paris. russia has already started its cooperation -- fueled by a new conclusion -- that a bomb brought down one of its airliners last month. isis has claimed responsibility for both incidents -- as well as last week's bombings in beiruit -- which brings its death toll since october 31st -- to nearly 400. meanwhile -- here in the u-s -- the debate is raging -- over whether to allow more syrian refugees into this country. rick leventhal is in paris with more. as parisians continue to mourn the victim's of friday's brutal terror attacks... the aggressive manhunt continues for anyone else connected to the mass murders. french police executed 128 raids overnight... nearly 300 since sunday... with two fugitives at the top of the
most wanted list: salah abdeslam.... who rented one of the vehicles used in the attacks... and a second person who hasnt been named, suspected of direct involvment in the massacre. french police published a photo of a man they want to identify, and say is one of the suicide bombers. the name on his passport is ahmad al mohammad. police in paris say 16 people have been arrested in the region since sunday - though a few have since been released from custody - and searches are ongoing in belgium and germany today, french president francois hollande called the assassins 'cowards'.
community for help.. making an unprecedented demand to european union allies for military or security support against the terror group. france's president hollande also calling on coalition partners for help, meeting today with secretary of state john kerry, discussing how to increase joint efforts against isis... suggesting a ceasefire in syria might be possible. kerry says: 'the level of cooperation could not be higher. we've agreed, even, to exchange more information, and i'm convinced that over the course of the next weeks, daesh will feel even greater pressure.' president obama will meet with hollande next week in washington... the white house says they'll 'consult and coordinate' on france's investigation into the terror attacks, and discuss a shared strategy to 'confront the scourge of terrorism.' hollande is also planning a trip to moscow later this month to meet with russian president vladimir putin...whose military conducted a significant number of strikes tuesday against targets in raqqa and aleppo, syria. putin says: 'it's necessary to establish a direct contact with
french and to cooperate with them as with allies. the chief of the general staff and the defence minister have received instructions. it's necessary to develop a joint plan of action both in the sea and in the air.' we've also learned that the usmc has sent additional guards to the u.s. embassy here in paris to bolster the security situation here. in paris, rick leventhal, fox news. today.. a german soccer stadium evacuated after police uncovered a bomb threat... less than two hours before a friendly soccer match between germany and the netherlands... german authorities say they found concrete evidence that someone wanted to set off an explosive device. police found a suspicious suitcase inside or near the hannover stadium before the evacuation. members of the german government - including chancellor angela merkel - had been scheduled to attend the event. one of the bombers in last weekend's paris attacks was found with a syrian passport. prosecutors say his fingerprints match those of someone who
passed through greece in october. now, rhetoric is heating up about the influx of refugees into western europe and the u-s. but, u-n spokeswoman melissa fleming says the kinds of comments being made are 'deeply disturbing' about a group that is fleeing this exact violence. fleming says: 'we are also deeply disturbed by language that demonizes refugees as a group. this is dangerous and it will contribute to xenophobia and fear. the security problems europe faces are highly complex. and refugees we believe should not be turned into scapegoats. they must not become secondary victims of this tragic event.' here in the u-s, many governors, including iowa governor terry branstad, and presidential candidates have called for a halt to allowing refugees in the country, or for more intense screening before allowing folks to cross the border. president obama says he will not be turning people away for that reason. at the top of the hour we tried
living in central iowa... mike dasilva has the story... 11:07:04--09 'a lot of people, they have this wrong thought about muslim means terrorist.' ghassan abood started working as a translator with the u.s. army during the war in iraq in 2003. 11:11:56-- "this i received from an american general" in 2009 abood and his family resettled here in iowa...abood says syrian refugees should be given that same opportunity and shouldn't have to pay the price for actions committed by terrorists. 10:51:08--29 'i understand the precautions and its really its for the sake of everybody for us for you for everyone and theyre trying any future possibly calamity that could happen also, we have to think about those people." abood says the government should be able to tell who's a terrorist and who isn't. 10:51:49--"would you suspect a child to be a terrorist, would
father of a 4-5 kids and having his wife, you can tell, theyre like poor family, you can tell." that's an opinion shared by the the largest refugee resettlement agency in the state of iowa. 10:41:07--14 'there are so many easier ways to enter the united states if those are your intentions then to wait in line and come as a refugee.' despite the security concerns expressed by governor branstad and others, carly ross says the des moines field office has heard from communities that want to embrace the syrian refugees. 10:38:13 'we have also received quite a number of very positive messages from communities across the state, including akeny, ames, grinnell, iowa city, all of them contacting us to ask how can they help to welcome syrian refugees.' catholic charities is the only other organization in iowa other than uscri that resettles refugees 10:29:38--47 'i think its just important to remember that refugees are people that are fleeing persecution and terror in other parts of the world
and theyre just looking for a safe place to move with their families and start their life again.' the organizations say they dont believe that the governor has the authority to unilaterally decide not to resettle syrians because that would contradict federal immigration programs. another republican has stepped out of the 2016 race for the white house. louisiana governor bobby jindal announced today that he is ending his candidacy for president. jindal entered the race in june. since then, he has been dogged by low poll numbers. today, he said-- in a statement-- while his parents taught him americans can do anything... -quote- "this is not his time." jindal says he will go back to working on the think tank he started a few years ago. eating "crispy" foods, like toast and french fries, may increase your risk of getting cancer. this - from a new british study. that's because those kinds of foods contain high levels of cancer- causing chemicals. the study's authors say this doesn't mean you shouldn't eat toast or crispy type potatoes, but that you shouldn't cook them to the point of
getting extra crispy. hershey is rolling out a line of simple ingredient chocolates, just in time for the holidays. the company is ditching artificial ingredients in this year's holiday milk chocolate kisses and hershey milk chocolate bars. a q-r code is printed on every package of the simple-ingredient candy... when the code is scanned, customers can access detailed product information including nutritional facts and allergens. cloudy skies tonight with steady rain falling across eastern
this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 skies will stay cloudy and rain will continue to fall this evening especially through eastern iowa. temperatures will drop to the upper 40s by morning. scattered showers stay in the forecast on wednesday with mainly cloudy skies and temperatures holding in the low 50s. it will be dry and sunny on thursday, but winds will really kick up from the northwest. a quick moving system will bring a mix of rain and snow across the state during the day on friday. most of the snow looks to fall north of i-80 with rain south of that line. des moines could see a dusting to upwards of 2" on the northside of the metro. the weekend will be cold with