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saw crash, after crash. and, officials warn that things could get hazardous on again tonight as ros refreeze in the omaha area and western iowa. earlier today, it was so bad some drivers even had to just leave their vehicles on the road. looks like the snow has let up for now. but, when will it kick in again? meteorlogist ben dorenbach joins us with our first look at the forecast at 5. after a quick burst of snow earlier today that dropped a couple inches or so in some spots while only leaving a coating in sioux city. it was south of our viewing area near omaha that received up to 9 inches of the white stuff! so, yes there will be some snow on the ground to make for a white christmas, but christmas day y itself will be fairly quiet, with perhaps some sunshine in the morning! clouds and eventually a rain/snow mix will move back in late tomorrow and continue into saturday leaving a few inches of snow in some of our northernmost areas. sioux city should once again be on the low end of the snow totals as winds become strong saturday too. sunday will be a rest day from the precipitation beforor another
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tuesday. see graphics. thanks. at least 10 people are dead and dozens injured after a rare winter tornado outbreak in mississippi, arkansas and tennessee. sarah dallof reports.
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to the hospital in ambulances with many more injured. (sot / chief kenny holbrook - holly springs fire dept. :57 - 1:02) "i could not even begin to tell you how many walking wounded went to the doctor, hospitals on their own." people are returning to assess the damage as power crews work to restore electricity. (sot / kenny dickerson, sheriff of marshall co 1:08 - 1:11) "considering what has happened, it's bad but it could have been a lot worse. while the risk of tornados is diminishing. the concern now is flash flooding across parts of the southeast and mid-atlantic... with more thunderstorms expected through the christmas holiday. sarah dallof, nbc news >> one person i idead after shots are fired inside a north carolina mall this afternoon. police say two groups of pele were fighting inside the mall in charlotte when one of them opened fire. they say a gunman was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer who was working at the mall.
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shots fired.. and shoppers ran toward the exits.. "i was shakingngntil maybe 5 minutes ago. it's very scary because i don't know what happened, what is going on. it was terrifying, and it's terrifying to most of the people in there with small kids. i heard them calling their kids' names and it's very scary." medics say a woman went into labor and a couple of people suffered minor injuries while running outside. news details today, in the investigation into the two bodies found inside of a burned-out pickup truck earlier this week. authorities have released the identities of the two found dead after autopsies were performed on tuesday. they are 37-year-old josh klinetobe of tilden, nebraska and his wife, 33- year-old bobbi jo klinetobe of meadow grove. firefighters found their bodies on monday afternoon after responding to a vehicle fire near pierce. the pierce c cnty attorney says it appears t tbe a murder- suicide and evidence shows that josh, killed his wife, bobbi jo,
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dna testing will take several weeks to confirm the identities. authorities say no one else is involved in the deaths. friends of the family have set up a fund to collect donations for the seven children the couple leaves behind. donations can be made at the tilden bank. the tilden library is accepting donations of clothing and gift cards for the family. and a gofundme account has also been set up. authorities have released the names of the victims who were killed in a crash yesterday afternoon in northwest iowa. the buena vista county sheriff's office says two vehicles collided head-on on highway 7 near the raccoon river bridge, which is west of newell. 19-year-old juan lopez and 46-year-old maria gaitan... both from fonda... were pronounced dead at the scene. the two people in the other vehicle, 27-year-old alex spielman from spencer and a 7-year-old were treated and released from the hospital in storm lake. authorities continue to investigate the collision. a break for those trying to win the white house. the candidates are leaving the campaign trail through the
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with their families. as nbc's jennifer johnson reports donald trump still got in a few digs against hillary clinton. (--- anchor intro --) a break for those trying to win the white house. the candidates are leaving the campaign trail through the weekend to spend the holiday with their families...but before settling in...donald trump still got in a few shots against hillary clinton. nbc's jennifer johnson has our story. (--- pkg ---) (super: alexandria, va :00-:07) santa and his reindeer enjoyed the unusually high temperatures in washington, dc....but the candidate many see as the grinch trying to steal the white house is still on the attack. (sot voice of: donald trump / (r) presidential candidate / no super needed :10-:18) (this sound is over a full screen graphic) "i really haven't gone after hillary yet and there's a lot to go after. she is very susceptible.... the job she's done is horrible." donald trump continued his assault on
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clinton....but in a dessmoines register inttrview ...she ired back...saying.... (take graphii full reporter reads the quote-) - in/out --:25/:32) "i don't know that he has any boundaries at all. his bigotry, his bluster, his bullying have become his campaign." political experts say it's important for clinton to counter-punch. (sot rebecca sinderbrand`/ washington post political news editor :39-:45) "one of the things you're seeing her do now is to attempt to project strength. that's very important- particularly given the tenor of the attacks that have come from trump so far." trump is still leading the republican pack by double digits on major issues....the economy....isis. ..and handling illegal immigrants. but party leaders worry trump's so polarizing...he can't win a general election. (sot eli stokols / politico - political reporter 1:00-1:09) "that's what's going on in new hampshire....wi th jeb bush and chris christie and some of these other candidates - saying - ah - you do not want to go with trump because you're going to put the party in a real bind." all of the candidates are taking the weekend off to enjoy the holiday...but the quiet won't last long. (insert ends) two second pause audio outcue: jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington. (--- reporter stand up close ---) (sot jennifer johnson / washington, dc (capitol hill) 1:16-1:25) "the candidates will be back on the campaign trail monday...trum p will hit all three key early primary states....new hampshire...iowa and south carolina in the beginning of next week. jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington." the giving was alive today in sioux city for one salvation army bell ringer. donald baumgardner spent most of the day today outside fareway on war eagle
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christmas carols, and greeting anyone who walked by. in addition to volunteering as a bell ringer for the salvation army, donald decided to hand out teddy bears and other stuffed animals to anyone who would take them. he said it was important to him to give his time to help make the holiday season of others a little brighter. "it makes you feel so good and wonderful, it's a small thing i do, but some people just enjoy. it's like you gave them a million dollars just for one toy." said donald baumggrdner. baumgardner said that as of early this afternoon, he had ven away over four hundred stuffed animals. toy shop: from, wooden cars to eleborate hand made creations, the unusual location delivering gifts to children this christmas. and.... after a life- threatening accident an iowa teenager turns to music to deal with her debilitating condition. >
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my mom's name is irene, and she has alzheimer's. adult daycare costs so much, i have to take my mom to work with me. eventually she'll require around-the-clock care. i worry about what the next step is. my mom deserves the best care she can get. so i met hillary clinton. i could tell that she was moved by my story... because she teared up. being able to pay for daycare... to know that my mom is safe while i work so that i can continue to support us. hillary clinton has proposed real things that could help us.
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ready for christmas, we found another toy shop in an unusual location. we traveled to springfield, south dakota for the story.
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more detail into it. :43 we make pay loaders, trains and puzzles they put a lot of effort into it," said alan mudder, shop foreman. five-hundred toys created for that first season. and, double this december. good to use 1:49 "the toys are usually given out at christmas time. but, if someone has a fire we'll have the chures and they'll tell us about a family we'll give out toys at that time as well," said deputy warden, jennifer stanwick. (there are shots of all the things below) toys, like a john deere tractor, a hand-crafted castle detailed duck. all, amazingly made from cast-off materials, scraps of wood. 1:11 "we don't throw anything. we don't want to throw away anything, because that's something we can give back to the community at no cost," said bringman. giving back from behind prison walls, and spreading cheer for the holiday for both sides. :18 "it makes you feel good to make other people feel good. it kind of makes you feel like you're doing something right for once." in springfield, south dakota, sheila brummer, ktiv news 4. >> prisoners in springfield, south dakota also refurbish bikes for kids.
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o. back then, the inmates worked on 35 to 40 bicycles. they tear them apart, sandblast the parts, put them back together, then paint them. this year, a dozen guys redid about 13-hundred bikes. :48 we get a lot of letters back from kids and family from people who appreciate them." 1:15: the inmates get a sense of worth putting these bikes out for the kids. they really do. they really enjoy it" the bikes go to non- profits, churchesesnd police departments... pretty much anyone who asks with a need. and, the parts the inmates can't use, also get recycled. and some inmates have turned to knitting to help out. this year, they partnered with goodwill of the great plains to help with the annual shoe and mitten drive. yarn is donated from local churches and goodwill, and the inmates knit hundreds of hats and scarves. santa's on his way tonight! we're tracking his journey to siouxland. see the latest stop for his
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ike spring strikes parts of the united states. (sheila) if you're just getting home here's a quick look at today's headlines. at least 10 people are dead and dozens injured after a rare winter tornado outbreak in mississippi, arkansas and tennessee. several inches of snow hit parts of nebraska and iowa on christmas eve. up to 4 inches fell in the omaha area.. causing several accidents. conditions also slick in western iowa. crawford county saw almost 20 accidents because of the weather. that's why you need a slgh to get around this time of year. and, meteorologis t ben dorenbach has beenracking santa! after a quick burst of snow earlier today that dropped a couple inches or
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leaving a coating in sioux city. it was south of our viewing area near omaha that received up to 9 inches of the white stuff! so, yes there will be some snow on the ground to make for a white christmas, but christmas day itself will be fairly ququt, with p phaps some sunshine in the morning! clouds and eventually a rain/snow mix will move back in late tomorrow and continue into saturday leaving a few inches of snow in some of our northernmost areas. sioux city should once
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as winds become strong saturday too. sunday will be a rest day from the precipitation before another chance of snow next monday and
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when we come back.... how an injurereteen from southwest, iowa turned to music
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healing qualities. this christmas season -- brian mastre shares one teenager's story.
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alyssa: "my guitar's neck kind of got broke, too." this type of injury carries plenty of uncertainty. alyssa: "i've had some pretty rough days." some people never regain the use of own. super: molly thomas, (quick super) molly thomas, occupational therapist - madonna rehabilitation hospital: "she's made tremendous progress here. it's awesome to see that. it's been almost daily progress. hopefully so she can play the wacker is able to strum a guiter - but still had trouble with her left hand. alyssa: "i need my left hand for my guitar, so hopefully it will start working soon." her music has been key to her therapy. super: katelyn schroeder, omaha katelyn schroeder r omaha: here's so much more to it than anyone thinks. it improves life in general which is a huge goal of music therapy." that's her partner on this day - katelyn schroeder. a music therapy student at the university of kansas - who volunteers at madonna. katelyn: "it feels like i've known her for a long time." music and medicine combining forces.
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alyssa is scheduled to get out of madonna rehab on january 22. has an appointment on america's got talent. >> as for a career -- alyssa says she wants to be a music teacher. we'll be right back to update you on santa's journey to
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a northeast nebraska community in mourning after the death of a military hero in afghanistan.
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felt in his hometown of beemer, nebraska. hear from those who knew and loved the guardman who also served as a new york city police officer. last week, we introduced you to a sioux city woman who goes nuts over nutcrackers. today, find out how an anonymous gift fulfilled her christmas wish. and, on the road: the iowa hawkeyes head to sunny california to gear up for next week's rose bowl. sports director brad pautsch will also preview the huskers bowl game on saturday. let's check in one more time with ben. tonight: great travel conditions for santa. a low of 22 with some partial clearing and calm south winds. christmas day: some morning sun? increasing clouds. late day mix? high 38. winds se 5-15 miles per
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