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matt breen is off tonight. tonight, we're hearing new details about an escape from a burning apartment building in northwest, iowa. ktiv's sam curtiss with the story from sloan. he talked to the first responder who many are calling a "hero". "there was no time for thinking," said todd peterson. "you just need to react." as todd peterson stared down a woman hanging upside down from a second floor window. aggressively trying to escape the flames of an apartment fire tuesday. "it happened very quickly," said todd peterson. "very quickly." peterson, a deputy with the woodbury county sheriff's office, was first on site at the prairie apartments in sloan, iowa. "and upon arrival i did note that the second floor of the apartment building was completely engulfed," said peterson. next, peterson saw one woman who had already jumped from the top floor. as another woman positioned herself to do the same. "a lot of things went through my head at that point and time," said todd peterson. "the first thing i was thinking was i just didn't want her to fall and land on her neck." "once peterson was in place he put his
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be able to catch her but at least wanted to brace her fall." authorities say the charred mess was caused by items left alone on a stove. cars idled by wednesday, looking over the building described in short as a total loss. a loss, that could have been much worse. "from the looks of the building they probably didn't have a choice," said todd peterson. "if they probably wouldn't of came out that window they probably would have been killed in that fire." in sloan, iowa, sam curtiss, ktiv news four. peterson says he called the hospital to check on the women. he was told they are doing just fine. temperatures are dropping tonight. meteorologist ben dorenbach is here to tell us just how cold it's going to get. after quick inch or two of snow in some places this morning, we should be done with snow for both the month and the year. our snow total ended up being just over 11 inches for the month of december leaving us well above our average of 7.8 inches. december of 2015 also ended up being the 2nd wettest on record in sioux city with 2.86 inches of measurable precipitation, capping off yet another wetter (by almost 8"!) than average year in sioux city! cold temperatures will be the main issue the next few nights with many expected to be barely above if not below zero tonight.
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hundreds gathered at st. patrick's cathedral in new york city today for the funeral of joseph lemm. the police detective, who was orginally from northeast nebraska died last week in afghanistan. lou young has more on today's service.
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blocks long and ten deep. police and u-s airmen with skin in the game, honoring one of their own. a new york detective who died in military service last week in afghanistan. ((anthony kouvouras/mo urner) you work with these guys, you go out with them, you drink with them and you train with them. you live with them so of course it's emotional. it's like a family. joseph lemm was among 6 people killed in the suicide bomb attack near bahgram air base. he leaves his wife christine, teen-aged daughter brooke, and 4 year old ryan-- who road the shoulders of man who stepped up the day his father died to look after the boy. at one point we saw ryan wearing the cop's cap and saluting his fallen father's casket. (michael paladino/dete ctive's union president ) this was a detective who worked with joe lemm not only in the nypd but he's also a military man as well. it is all family on a day when they follow the casket into the warmth, comfort and grandeur of the great cathedral: a mass of christian burial-- having the funeral here, at st. pat's was not a
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the family requested the honor and the cardinal agreed. of the five eulogies delivered, police commissioner bill bratton seemed the most emotional. he said he'd only met detective lemm only once-- at his promotion ceremony two years ago but triggered a standing ovation with his salute to lemm's record of service and ultimate sacrifice and his promise the police community would take care of the family left behind. he spoke from the heart about a true american hero, it brings emotion to everyone; you cant help but rise to your feet out of respect and love for a fallen brother. there was a final salute outside the cathedral-- taps for a man who was as good as many wish they could be. (soc) >> detective lemm was the son of shirley lemm from wisner, nebraska. he attended high school in beemer.his nickname was supeman. siouxland veterans gathered today for free coffee and good company. the organziation... support siouxland soldiers...held it's second thank a vet event of the year. the event was open to all veterans. a chance to share
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republican presidential candidate rick santorum making some stops in siouxland today. the former pennsylvania senator attending a meet and greet at a home in holstein, iowa this afternoon. santorum, who won the last iowa caucuses is low in the polls. but, he says he does plan to gain some ground before february 1st. "i think you're going to see the polls change," said santorum. "we've seen that in pretty much every iowa caucus. most folks here decide late and i don't think this is going to be any different this time." santorum also attended private gatherings in sioux city and sioux center tonight. we're learning more about candidate ted cruz's trip through iowa next week. he's planning to visit 36 counties in six days. one of his stops will take him to dordt college, in sioux center on tuesday, january 5th. he'll speak at the de yager activity center on campus from 6 until 8:30 p.m. democrat martin o'malley will be visiting sioux city on sunday. the former maryland governor
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doors open at 11:45 a.m. and, democrat hillary clinton plans to be in sioux city on tuesday for an afternoon event. today more than 350 kids found out if they have what it takes to be a ninja warrior. the second annual siouxland ninja warrior camp began monday at the hper center in sioux city. the camp included different stations with several inflatables. the kids' favorite..the melt master. not only did the camp touch on physcial fitness but also learning about healthy snack options. today marked the last day of the camp this year. holmes already has a vision for next year's event...more inflatables. later in sportsforce: ready for the rosebowl: the two head coaches meet the media one more time before the big game on new year's day.
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days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs
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but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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after quick inch or two of snow in some places this morning, we should be done with snow for
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and the year. our snow total ended up being just over 11 inches for the month of december leaving us well above our average of 7.8 inches.
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in sioux city with 2.86 inches of measurable precipitation, capping off yet another wetter (by almost 8"!) than average year in sioux city!
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temperatures will be the main issue the next few nights with many expected to be barely above if not below zero tonight. the good news though, is that winds will remain calm and more sun should appear tomorrow which will allow temperatures to return to the 20s. we'll ring in the year 2016 on a cold note with single digit low
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return to the lower 30s by later this weekend with sunshine. see graphics. under the influence: we ride along with sioux city police as they try and get dangeous drivers off the streets
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from illinois to louisiana, more
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americans are in the path of what could be historic flooding. at least 20 people have died. and as nbc's wendy woolfolk reports, missouri's governor has called in the national guard.
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and will be for several days." in high ridge, the flooding contaminated the primary water supply. not welcomed news, since rivers aren't expected to crest until thursday. (sot / gov. jay nixon - (d) missouri 1:02 - 1:13) "we are here before the water rises, we're here after it falls. we're here until this place is back to where it was before and sometimes that takes awhile." hoping mother nature will let go of her grip on the midwest before more lives and homes are lost. wendy woolfolk, nbc news chicago. >> the community of delmont, south dakota is continuing a new year's eve tradition this year as it continues recovering from a spring tornado. the small town began holding a new year's eve parade as a show of patriotism following the sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. it's believed to be the only daytime new year's eve parade in south dakota. a may tornado that ripped
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the town. about 75 of the town's 200 residents have since left. straight ahead in healthbeat 4: looking for donations, weather creating a critical need at
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because of cold weather local blood supplies are running low. lifeserve blood center urgently needs donors. the holiday weekend and winter
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causing the supply to dip to a critical level. the blood center serves 110 hospitals in all three siouxland states. because of cancellations and closings they lost 325 potential units of blood. officials say there is less than one day supply for most blood types. usually they have a 3-5 day supply. for details on how you can sign up to donate go to this story at it's the most wonderful ... and stressful ... time of the year! but staying healthy over the holidays can help! especially when it comes to alcohol. a recent survey finds that more than half of americans have regrets after drinking alcohol during the holiday season. more than a third end up with a hangover and over 20 percent develop a bad headache or become sick. and, this is the time of year more people get busted for drinking or impaired driving. ktiv's tiffany lane road along with sioux city police to find out the steps it takes to make an arrest.
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do you get to the point of arrest? for impaired drivers, there are a set of tests the sioux city police department's asap unit takes. "when we are looking for drunk drivers are small cues, like somebody who drifts across the dotted line and move into the wrong lane." once the drivers are pulled over, there are a set of tests. for drunk driving: "follow it with your eyes only, keep your head still." looking for involuntary jerking of the eyes. "five, six, seven, eight" the nine step walk and turn test. "like this. one thousand one. one thousand two. one thousand three." and the one leg stand test for 30 seconds. there is also a preliminary breath test on scene. "nats blowing" "we take kind of the totality of all of it," "just cause they fail one doesn't primarily mean we're going to take them for drunk driving. it's just combining all of them together." su "after arriving at the jail, drivers take the state certified datamaster, which is an official breath test." (nats of blowing) whether they test over a point o-8 or not is whether they'll be charged. for drugged driving, testing for police takes a little longer. there is a 12 step process that takes at least 45 minutes. officers check pupil size, clinical signs such as blood
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and before impaired drivers are released, law enforcement makes sure it's safe first. "for drunk driving or owi, before the jail will even let them out of jail, they have to test under a .08," "the jail's not going to let an intoxicated person out of the jail." after that they have to post bond, otherwise they have to see a judge at 9:30 in the morning. in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4.>> if you need to take a cab on new year's eve there's a number you can call for a free ride. this marks the 6th year edward j. keane has sponsored the safe ride service with siouxland taxi. the free rides are offered from
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you can call the number on your screen for your free ride through early new year's day. police arrested a man in ohio after he posted a facebook video of himself driving while drinking alcohol. 28-year old dustin rittgers of his behavior and one of his facebook friends saw it and tipped off authorities. dispatchers were able use motor vehicle records to identify his vehicle. rittgers was arrested and charged with several offenses including drunk driving. brad's here -- the rose bowl coaches met the media today. kirk ferentz and david shaw have a lot of respect around the country -- and for each other. we'll hear from both men. and, the briar cliff men try to continue a long winning streak.
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tomorrow morning at 5..... what starts off as a healthy intention can become an obsession. we'll show you one woman fighting to
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and are you still looking for the perfect dress for your new year's eve party? we'll give you some great options before the big night. kirk ferentz got even better today. ferentz was named the bobby dodd national coach of the year. there was one last chance to hear from both coaches before kick- off on friday. mark woodley has more. shutters clicked and flashes popped as iowa's kirk ferentz and stanford's david shaw met up two days before the showdown in pasadena. it's the biggest stage ever for the current hawkeye roster but kirk ferentz says that shouldn't matter come game-time. "whether you're playing in augusta or the british open or you're playing in the rose bowl, at some point you've got to block out the other stuff and concentrate on what the task is," said ferentz. and it seems that's what's
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hawkeyes to this point, focus and development, as ferentz points out his teams accomplishment have come from a roster full of guys who didn't get a ton of respect coming out of high school. "when we go shopping we don't get to go to the gourmet store, it's one of those things." but it seems to have worked out as the hawkeyes get set to face one of the most efficient offenses in the country, led by record setting back christian mccaffrey. cardinal coach david shaw believes efficiency also seems to describe the hawkeye defense they'll be facing on friday. "you see coordination, you see everybody being where they're supposed to be," said shaw. "that's how you keep the score down, that's how you keep big plays down. there's nobody out of position. guys know their jobs and they do it full speed." and the hawkeyes expect to keep that up on friday. despite all the hype surrounding this game, ferentz believes his team will be ready. "as good as this is, it's a historic bowl, i can't imagine there's a better environment in america to play college football. it's still a
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it's a game on the field, and our challenge is to play a really good football team." re-live the hawkeye season during a half-hour special -- "the road to the rose bowl", airs on thursday. we'll look back at the undefeated regular season - and look ahead to the matchup against stanford. that hawkeye special airs thursday night at 6:30. iowa state opens the big 12 season with a big game against #3 oklahoma on saturday. first, the cyclones were trying to close their non-conference schedule with a win against 2-12 coppin state. point guard monte morris put on a show for the 11th-ranked cyclones. morriss -- leaves it behind his back for matt thomas -- who nails the step-back three. it's 10-nothing - thomas had 13.. morriss on the break -- takes it around the world - to abdel nader for 2 of his team-high 21 points. six cyclones were in double figures. morriss went over 400 career assists -- hallice cook on the receiving end -- isu rolls 104-84.
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northwestern. nebraska kicks it out to benny parker, who nails the 3 -- huskers pull within two. parker had a career-high 17 points. the big red made four three's in the final 3 minutes of the half, tai webster knocks down another triple -- part of an 8-nothing run. final seconds of the half -- andrew white sinks the jumper at the buzzer - nebraska up 38-35 at the half -- white had 22. but the huskers blew a 12-point lead in the second half -- tre demps drops in the finger-roll and northwestern tops nebraska, 81-72. 12th-ranked briar cliff, looking for their ninth straight win -- taking on waldorf. the chargers jump on top quickly -- austin homan gets 2 of his 15 points -- bc up six. homan can also dish it out -- finds bryan forbes for 3 from the top of the key. he had 13 points. clay harreld got red-hot in the first half -- seven three's and 23 points in the first 20 minutes
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bc has no troubles -- austin pohlen with the dish to ricky williams -- he had 12 and briar cliff beats waldorf, 98-78. morningside coach jamie sale, looking for his 400th career win -- the second- ranked mustangs facing number-10 jamestown. 4th quarter -- rachelle housh with the board and bucket -- morningside up by 26. then, the kickout goes to jordyn wollenburg for three -- mustangs shot 49 percent from the field. morningside can also play big -- audra corbitt gets two more on the post move. corbitt only played 14 minutes, but she had 11 points. morningside improves to 13 and 1 with a 79-63 win. tonight: frigid! some clearing. low 1. winds w 5 mph.
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