Skip to main content

tv   13 News at Nine on FOX 17  FOX  January 20, 2016 9:00pm-10:00pm CST

9:00 pm
an arrest is made in the hit-and-run death of isu student emmalee jacobs. find out who police say is responsible and what lead them to the suspect. returning fire... congressman steve king is coming to ted cruz' defense... why he says governor branstad owes cruz.. and the state an apology. veterans helping veterans... the new organization that reaches out to vets... when conventional programs might not work. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 family and friends of emmalee jacobs can take another step towards closure after the ames police department now believes they've found the suspect behind the wheel of the vehicle that killed her... good evening. i'm lynn melling. thank you for joining us tonight. ames police spent more than a month searching for the driver who fled the scene of a fatal hit and run accident... that killed an iowa state student in december.
9:01 pm
today police charged the driver of an ames bus in the case... justin surrency spoke to cy-ride officials about the alleged driver behind the wheel... "the isu and ames community is grieving right along with the family right now."ever since the fatal hit and run december 14th along ashford and lincoln way cy ride officials in ames have been assisting police.... "whenever there is an incident in ames our buses are all over town and with cameras on them so the police department comes to us to see our video of the incident which is what they did that day."but they were blindsided wednesday when investigators used that video to arrest 23 year old cy ride driver benjamin clague... "for cyride this is a very difficult day, it's shaking us to the core right now." clague has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in a death a class d felony and failure to obey a traffic control
9:02 pm
you can hear the bus striking emmalee and that's really what tipped the case for us 55kyras says visually it would have been difficult for clague to tell... "there wasn't any repair....visually we can't see anything on the outside of the vehicle from what happened that day." cyride officials say it wasn't a lack of experience behind the wheel... "he drove several routes for us and that was one of them...he's veen with us for two years, so he's familiar with the route structure."they are thankful their cameras may have helped solved the crime...but despite possible closure...many hearts will remain heavy "our heart goes out to her family and her friends ." despite no damage...the bus involved remains out of service at this time...benjamin clague has posted bail and his first court appearance is scheduled for wednesday january
9:03 pm
marshall county deputies are still looking for a man they say led them on a high speed chase.. deputies were talking with 29-year old thomas sheets around three monday morning. they say after a short stand off, sheets took off in a camaro... deputies say during the pursuit, he lost control and slid off the road north-west of albion.... authorities searched more than three hours but did not find sheets. deputies say he was carrying a handgun... and is considered armed and dangerous. anyone with information on sheets should call police. ben carson suspended his campaign for a second day after one of his staffers was killed in a car crash in western iowa yesterday. 36-51 dr. ben carson/gop presidential candidate "braden joplin was an amazing young man. i had an opportunity to - to get to know him and the thing that impressed me the most was how compassionate he was." 25-year-old braden joplin died after a van carrying four carson campaign staff members lost
9:04 pm
flipped.. and was hit by a truck. three other staffers were treated and released from an atlantic hospital. joplin was from texas... donald trump ended a two day swing through iowa this morning.. but promised supporters he'll be back. 08:41:18 i've been here for a lot. 8:41:22 i'm going the be here next week. you're going to be so sick of me. you're going to get sick. you're going to say get the hell out of here trump don't worry about it, you're going to win. we don't want to take any chances. 41:31 while in norwalk, trump urged supporters to caucus for him. he also took aim at his chief rival in iowa, ted cruz. trump criticized cruz not disclosing loans from two banks, including goldman sachs... he then praised governor branstad... and his opinion that cruz should be defeated at the iowa caucuses. 09:04:20 you have a great governor in this state. terry branstad came out yesterday and said you can't
9:05 pm
he's saying. i understand what he's saying. i think it has more to do than ethanol. 4:37 that announcement by governor branstad is not sitting well with representative steve king. congressman king didn't hold back when he defended senator cruz and suggested the governor should check his facts before making such a strong statement. "i think it was out of character for the governor to take such a bold statement and when i listened to the statements that he made i wish hed been listening to someone other than his son when he was getting his information on ted cruzs positions and policy.' branstad made his comments yesterday at the iowa renewable fuels summit. branstad's son eric has led a bi-partisan group of renewable fuels supporters who believe cruz's previous opposition to renewable energy puts him at odds with the interests of iowa's alternative fuel efforts. king said today, cruz supports renewable fuels and introduced a broader plan that would
9:06 pm
subsidies. king also said branstad's statements put the iowa caucuses at risk.... 'if we lose it well look back at this time, well look back at yesterday, january 19th 2016 as the day the process started when the governor attacked ted cruz and didnt stick to the truth. king is campaigning in iowa this week along with cruz's wife heidi. for the third time this campaign cycle, the democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in drake universitys sheslow auditorium... cnn will host a town hall on monday, january 25 at 8 p.m. hillary clinton, martin omalley, and bernie sanders have all confirmed their participation. the town hall will be moderated by cnn anchor chris cuomo. and on thursday, january 28th, the republican presidential candidates will take the stage here in des moines.... fox news channel will host its second republican presidential debate at the iowa events center at eight p-m. it will air on the
9:07 pm
the race for the white house is heating up.. and so is the weather forecast.. meteorologist brett mcintyre has details.. brett.. a milder day out there today.. clouds will hold on over central iowa through the night. temperatures will gradually fall from the 20s to the teens overnight with lows in the mid teens by
9:08 pm
there's still much more to come tonight.... coming up at 9-30 -- deadly attack.. the very latest on an attack on
9:09 pm
how many were killed.. and who police say carried out the crime. but first.. veterans helping veterans get back on their feet.... program taking shape.. and the tragedy that led to it's creation... definition're watching the
9:10 pm
with 40 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider with high-speed internet from centurylink. there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all,
9:11 pm
will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
9:12 pm
2:57 my wife use to give me a hard time, why you keep these uniforms. well they might call me up again. 3:02 governor branstad was speaking as a veteran today... during the annual veterans day at the state capitol. the event brings state leaders and groups together to discuss issues affecting iowa veterans . along with speakers, 20 organizations set up tables to share what kind of services they offer veterans... lieutenant governor, kim reynolds gave an update on the state's home base iowa initiative. it connects veterans with careers in iowa. so far, 36 communities have signed up to be part of the program... and more than ten others are in the works. reynolds says, since 20-13, the initiative has helped 17-hundred veterans find jobs... the adjutant general of the iowa national guard calls it a great
9:13 pm
16:35 as a state, there isn;t anything better than we can go than to bring the men and women we care about the most back to the state to make a difference. they're drug free, physically fit, they've shown the leadership and demonstrated time and time against overseas and at home, that it's all about taking care of one another. 16:52 major general timothy orr also said it's important not to forget that there are men and women serving in war right now, that also need our support. a local veteran says the services out there for vets aren't enough.. he's launching a project that will offer something the v-a hospital cannot. jodi whitworth explains after serving in the air force -- depression and ptsd took ronnie murray to place he hopes he never returns too... i found myself actually in a spot that was so dark, that didnt care if i ever woke up.... ever - ronnie murray spared by veteran service organizations... murray realizes others continue to fight a mental war.. 262606 - that could have been me. so i have dug a little
9:14 pm
a little harder and we are going to win this war - ronnie murray it's been almost a year since army veteran richard miles was found dead in water works park in des moines. autopsy results ruled it as a suicide. his family says he was suffering from ptsd and was denied long term treatment from the iowa v-a hospital in effort to prevent another veteran suicide. murray is launching a project to give veterans hope... 194106 - i dont think we can depend on the hospital for everything, i believe the veterans that have been blessed to navigate their way through the darkness have a responsibility to reach back and help other veterans - ronnie murray it's called an empowerment center... a central hub that will be run by veterans, for veterans.. offering peer support and serving as a dispatch for veteran resources 242723 - we would be able to help guide you to other services us veterans actually used to get to the position where we are at, being able to see the light. thats all we can do, show you how we got there murray
9:15 pm
pressure off the over crowed v-a hospital... and give veterans an alternative way to get help 263719 - the veterans who put their life on the line they need the community to help make them well in anyway possible murray is already working to get a grant for the center. he says he is still looking for a space but hopes to have the center ready by
9:16 pm
clouds will hold on over central iowa the rest of the day into the evening hours. temperatures will gradually fall from the 20s to the teens overnight with lows in the mid teens. thursday will be another cloudy day but temperatures will rebound nicely to the upper 20s. a few flurries are possible late thursday through early friday morning. there will be better opportunity for some sunshine friday afternoon through the weekend. temperatures will also get back in the 30 degree range. the next week could bring some light snow to the state
9:17 pm
coming up -- winter weather is creating a headache for travelers in the northeast... how airlines are helping..
9:18 pm
on wall street.... why the market has been so uneasy. 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. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
9:19 pm
good morning, honey. mmm. honey? so sorry, mrs. parker. so sorry... find a doctor, coordinate appointments,
9:20 pm
one of the many services provided exclusively to wellmark members. call 844-84-bewell. stocks on wall street finished a wild day of trading lower on wednesday. the s&p finished 22 points lower. the dow finished down 249 points. and the nasdaq ended 5
9:21 pm
lower. a rough day of trading for the markets and --- for job seekers ...the best and worst jobs are released. gerri willis has more. willis on cam: you needed a strong stomach to watch the market today... the dow tumbling more than 560 points at its worse point in an ugly day of trading.... but it cut that loss in half by the close.... and once again... markets worrying over china and oil... crude prices falling under 27 bucks a barrel on wednesday... now at the lowest level in more than 12 and a half years. while investors are holding their breath... shoppers are breathing a little sigh of relief. consumer prices dropping slightly last month.... those falling energy costs a big reason why. attention job seekers. a new report saying the best job in america in 20-16... is a data scientist... those are the folks who analyze all the data that companies are collecting on us..... most of the top positions are in the tech sector and health care industry... the study looking at things like earnings potential, career opportunities, and the number of job openings. sadly, one of the worst jobs on the list... is a reporter. willis on cam: ouch. that hurts. that's a look at business.
9:22 pm
the major airlines are preparing for the possibility of a massive snowstorm to hit the northeast and mid-atlantic this weekend. american, southwest, and delta are among the airlines already issuing travel waivers to customers ahead of the storm. american is allowing customers traveling through nine airports between philadelphia and southern virginia to change flights without penalty. customers must fly between thursday and sunday to be eligible. there's still much more to come in the next half-hour... just ahead -- natural beauty.. a sight you have to see.. waves turning to ice..
9:23 pm
[ horn honks ] okay, this is u.s. cellular, and this is verizon. now, same phones, but with u.s. cellular you get 6 gigs of 4g data for only $40 per month -- $20 less than verizon. and u.s. cellular's network was built to work in places like out here, here, and here. so, with all of that, why would you ever go to verizon? switch to u.s. cellular now and get 6 gigs of data for just $40 a month plus get $300 back.
9:24 pm
deadly attack.. the very latest on an attack on a university in pakistan.. how
9:25 pm
police say carried out the fast and furious... one of the weapons from the fast and furious program was found during the capture of the mexican druglord el chapo. how it made it's way all the way to the top... new car.... president obama tours the detroit auto show... why he says he's in the market for a new car.. and what he's doing to help in nearby flint.. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 at least 20 people are dead and many more are wounded ... following a taliban attack on a university in northwest pakistan. gunmen stormed the school on wednesday morning setting off an hours-long gunbattle with security forces. john huddy has more from jerusalem. another shocking attack by islamic militants in pakistan... gunmen storming into a university near the city of peshawar... killing students, faculty and
9:26 pm
and setting off an hours-long gunbattle with the military and police. khan says: "we were inside our office. firing was happening all around."jan says: "a militant fired towards us. security personnel told us to run, terrorists had entered the university." this isn't the first time the taliban has targeted students in the area... in 20-14 an attack on a school in peshawar left more than 150 dead - mostly children. pakistani officials now vowing to take the fight to the terrorists... while urging their citizens not to let the fear of another attack disrupt their lives. rasheed says: "we should not give the impression to anyone that pakistan is hostage to terrorists, or that their attack can help them to stop daily life of pakistan. if we should behave like this, this act will give courage to them." the white house condemning the attack and offering support... but experts say the fight won't be easy... the taliban infiltrating pakistan's security services - and finding sympathy among lawmakers there... representing a long-term threat to regional stability and the
9:27 pm
taliban, islamic extremists take over that government? what if they get their hands on the weapons in pakistan? what happens then? then you have the nightmare scenario." a taliban leader claimed responsibility for the attack... but a spokesman for the main taliban faction in pakistan says his group wasn't behind it... calling the attack an un-islamic act from a splinter group. in jerusalem, john huddy, fox news five americans being held in iran were freed this week in a prisoner swap... but the f-b-i believes it's possible one american is still being held. retired f-b-i agent robert levinson vanished in iran nine years ago. the state department had previously stated he was likely being held somewhere in southwest asia... but now, f-b-i investigators say it's possible he's been in iran all along. secretary of state john kerry said the administration will not stop trying to get answers. one of the weapons found during the capture of the mexican druglord known as el chapo.. was traced
9:28 pm
william la jeunesse is in los angeles with the latest..
9:29 pm
senate judiciary chairman charles grassley are writing a letter wednesday.. demanding the atf turn over the serial numbers of all the weapons found in el chapo's possession. the irony of the discovery: the entire purpose of fast and furious was to see how far up the chain cartels smuggled u.s. weapons. now we know, at least one, made it all the way to the top chaffetz says: "we're worried that so many of these weapons are still in the possession of the drug lords." the justice department has not, as congress requested, provided a complete list of fast and furious guns recovered in mexico and today refused comment on those found with el chapo. in los angeles.. william lajeunesse.. fox news.. president obama visited the motor city today -- taking a tour of the detroit auto show with united auto workers president dennis williams. the president got a look at the 20-17 chevrolet bolt e-v -- an all-electric vehicle -- that is estimated to get 200 miles on a single charge. it's top speed -- over 90 miles per hour.
9:30 pm
market for a new car. president obama says: "i already drive in a great american car which we affectionately know as 'the beast.' next year, i got to give it up. i'm saying goodbye to the beast. so i figured that i need to do a little browsing now at the detroit auto show" president obama also touched on the water emergency in nearby flint. "it is a reminder of why you can't shortchange basic services that we provide to our people and that we together provide as a government to make sure public health and safety is preserved." earlier in the day -- president obama enjoyed lunch at the jolly pumpkin preserved." earlier in the day -- president obama enjoyed lunch at the
9:31 pm
brewery in detroit. cold temperatures have given people in ohio an awe-inspiring sight along the shores of lake erie. homa bash reports. you can call it mother nature's version of ice sculptures... but instead of a block of ice and a chainsaw... she's using lake erie's waves... cleveland's brutal wind... and our frigid temperatures. "if we get a big wave and it were to splash over us right now, whichever way it landed on us is the way it's going to freeze."jake kudrna's a naturalist with the cleveland metroparks... he snapped this photo off the pier at wildwood marina just a few days ago. now take a look at it... not as dramatic... but still pretty incredible. and still luring plenty of photographers out here in the bitter cold to get their own shots. "it's after the storm, it's really nice out here. it's cold, but it's nice."here's how it works.. arctic air is blowing across lake erie... which hasn't
9:32 pm
"when the wind comes through, the waves get big and splashes up into the air which then coats these wonderful light posts that we have and we get these nice ice sculptures."and when the wind changes direction... so do these cool designs.. also icing over... geese that didn't fly south fast enough. jake caught this photo of one too close to the lake... an injured wing blocked in ice. so just how long are these sculptures going to last? "probably, hopefully until march. not any later than that. but its going to stay frozen for quite a while." a number of areas on the shore are closed due to concerns of falling ice. clouds will hold on over central iowa through the night. temperatures will gradually fall from the 20s to the teens overnight with lows in the mid teens by
9:33 pm
clouds will hold on over central iowa the rest of the day into the evening hours. temperatures will gradually fall from the 20s to the teens overnight with lows in the mid teens. thursday will be another cloudy day but temperatures will rebound nicely to the upper 20s. a few flurries are possible late thursday through early friday morning. there will be better opportunity for some sunshine friday afternoon through the weekend. temperatures will also get back in the 30 degree range. the next week could bring some light snow to the state
9:34 pm
who's the rebel now? no way. yes way! savor an egg mcmuffin any time you like. a fresh cracked egg, melty cheese, canadian bacon and an english muffin with real butter. mcdonald's all day breakfast menu. yeah!
9:35 pm
drake seemed ready to run with the big dogs this season, but so far, they bulldogs haven't left the porch. i'm not even sure what that means. heard it in a country song. drake hosting missouri state. dogs playing hard. reed timmer misses. jacob enevold taps and misses, kale abrahamson cleans it up. two of his 7. bulldogs take a lead into the
9:36 pm
answer. dorrian williams, smooth 3. missouri state comes from behind, 79-70. dogs stay winless in confeerence play. the panthers, fired up for a cedar falls showdown against wichita state. the shockers out fast. ron baker to shaq morris. shut up and jam. ankeny's ted friedman down low. kicks it out to wes washpun. got it. panthers can never get over the hump. not when ron baker drops shots like this. baker had 21. shockers keep uni reeling, 74-55. in iowa city, big ten women's basketball, penn state drops the hawkeyes, 82-79. in stillwater, the cyclone women lose in overtime for the second straight game, 79-76. the hawkeyes had many highlights against michigan,
9:37 pm
the big man adam woodbury breaking and dunking, falling down in the process. the 7-1 woodbury had fun with it too. woodbury and the hawks play at hapless rutgers tomorrow night. in what had to be the easiest vote since the iowa wrestling hall of fame elected dan gable, the iowa golf hall of fame elects zach johnson. the cedar rapids native is, quite simply, the greatest golfer in state history. johnson won the masters green jacket in 2007, and then won his second major, the open championship, this past year. johnson did it age 39. the former drake bulldogs has won 12 pga tour titles, and nearly 40 million
9:38 pm
johnson also loves playing for country: four ryder cups, four presidents cup. no word yet of a date for johnson's induction. zach tweets, "honored and excited for the induction into the iowa golf hall of fame! home state, family, friends, and
9:39 pm
(donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
9:40 pm
announcer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state
9:41 pm
which governor led the fight to stop obamacare expansion in his state? and which governor laid out a tough plan to destroy isis months before the paris attacks? jeb bush. right to rise usa is responsible
9:42 pm
my name is lyla marie price. i was born at 3:43pm. i weigh 7 pounds, 3 ounces. and guess what? it looks like i have red hair, too! mommy, daddy and big brother hayden are doing well. thank you for thoughts, prayers and well wishes! before we go tonight... "justice judy"? that's right, nearly 10-percent of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe judith sheindlin, known on t-v as "judge judy," serves on the supreme court. that's according to a poll by the american council of trustees and alumni. the d-c non-profit says the poll of a thousand people finds
9:43 pm
graduates "are alarmingly ignorant of america's history and heritage." the huffington post says the study is misleading, since sheindlin was listed on the multiple choice question by her lesser-known real name, not her famous t-v moniker of "judge judy." and it points out nearly 62 percent of college grads correctly chose elena kagan as a supreme court
9:44 pm
thanks for joining us. have
9:45 pm
9:47 pm
9:48 pm
9:49 pm
9:50 pm
9:54 pm
9:55 pm
9:56 pm
9:57 pm
9:58 pm


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on