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passenger. russell roberts jr. from homer was convicted of two counts of driving under the influence resulting in serious bodily injury. he received a minimumumf 10- years for all of the charges. authorities say the pickup roberts was driving went off the road and rolled. roberts was charged for his role in the death of 28- year-old tiffany schmitt, of homer in january of 2014, schmitt, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. two other passengers were injured. the final four people involved in a meth conspiracy case in o'brien county have been sentenceb in u.s. district coujt joe leal from hartley, mackenzie jellema from sioux city, isaac esquivel and valerie ortega, both from sanborn were sentenced in sioux city to at least three years behind bars. federal prosecutors say the four admitted to selling more than 50 grams of meth. a nice warm day in siouxland..
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chief meteorlogist ron demers joins ss with our first look at the forecast at 5. after a cool morning start with areas of fog, things really turned around by the afternoon as central and western siouxland made it into the 40s! we may take a small step back tomorrow, but only a few degrees which will still keep us above average. we'll see more 40s on friday and saturday andnde could be close to 40 on sunday as well.
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political insiders say donald trump's decision to pull out of tomorrow night's republican presidential debate in a feud with fox news is a gamble. nbnbs peter alexander wiwi the story today from washington.n.
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kelly, saying: "we can't give in to terrorizations toward any of our employees. trump is still welcome at thursday night's debate and will be treated fairly ... but he can't dictate the moderators or the questions." (narr:) here in iowa, trump -- highlighting his anti-immigration stance with the support of controversial sheriff joe arpaio. and, looking to blunt criticism that he's a new york liberal... touting the endororment of evangelical jerry falwell, jr... with influential christstn conservative tony y perkins backing cruz. still, anti-abortion leaders are urging iowans to support "anyone but donald trump," arguing he "cannot be trusted" on the topic of abortion... ... echoing an attack ad by cruz and his allies over his past comments on "meet the press." (sot:) "i'm pro-choice in every respect." (sot:) peter: in 1999, you said you were pro- choice in all respects... trump: "and, i said, what did i say?y?ou
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of what i said. peter: are you trustworthy or -- trump: very trustworthy. more so than you because you know what, you didn't read the question. peter: i'll read it now: i'm very pro- choice, i hate the concept of abortion. trump: you didn't read -- why didn't you say when you asked the question before, that i hate the concept of abortion? trump: do you apologize? do you apologize? peter: do i apologize for reading your words? trump: for not reaeang my words! no no, for not reading my words. do you apologize for not reading my words. >> there was local reaction today to trump's decision not to participate in the debate tomorrow night. a professor from briar cliff university in sioux city weighed in on how he thinks voters may react to the announcement . he says he thinks it won't have significant impact on trump's die- hard supporters. "trump has recently said you know he could shoot someone in new york city and not lose any supporters, and so, if that's true then maybe stepping out of the fox debate won't cause him to lose supporters either," said kyle irvin, adjunct political science professor at
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kyle irvin says the decision may impact people who are on the fence about trump who are analyzing trump's approach. eight presidential candidates will be making stops in siouxland over the course of three days starting on friday. to see where and when those candidates are making their s sops, check out this story at ktiv- dot-com. an northwest iowa church is opening its doors each night this week so people can gather and pray for the upcoming caucuses and the nation. the national area leader for the national day of prayer task force, asked the living water community church in sheldon to host the nightly prayer sessions this week. the iowa caucuses are on monday. the prayer sessions go from 5 until 6 p.m. neneaska governor pete r rketts and his state trooper driver are ok after a traffic accident in lincoln. they were about eight blocks from the capitol this morning when a pickup truck struck their van. police say the other driver was at fault. the head of the iowa national guard says nearly 1,700 positions have been
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policy change. major general timothy orr told iowa lawmakers today the spots became available after defense secretary ash carter announced that women in the u.s. armed position, including combat roles. during his annual "condition of the guard" address at the state capitol. the speech included the latest figures on active duty and training. the guard currently has 15 soldiers and airmen deployed around the world. waffle wednesday kicked off this morning at supporting siouxland soldiers in sioux city. the event was designed to thank veterans for all the service years. organizers say this morning means a lot and it's a great way to have the veterans in the community's come together. it's so important that the community of sioux city stand behind our veterans. they gave a lot for us and its time that we give back to them to say thank you for all they've done since world war 2 on. this is the first waffle for
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is to have them on the last wednesday of every month near the va in sioux city. today taco johns made a big donation to special olympics iowa. the check donation totaled oer $2,000-dollars, with those funds coming from the recent "holiday nachos navidad" fundraiser. this is the sixth year taco john's has partnered with special olympics iowa. taco john's staff say it's been a great partnership and they enjoy making the donation every year. "it's important. it gives them extra equipment things to do for the money. they're good to our heart they come in here they support us we support them. it's the people of sioux city that come in and buy the super nachos that gives back that money," said taco johns operations department, jennifer solma. in all, taco johns has donated oer $10,500- dollars to special olympics iowa over the years. blizzard baby! a mother on the east coast delivers her own son! and, later: the super bowl prank that might make one colorado man rethink his friendship with a
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wildlife refuge tonight.. just 24 hours after a member of the group was killed.. and the leaders taken into custody. jay gray with the latest.
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"honestly, there are things more important than your life -- and freedom is one of them." eight protesters were taken into custody -- including the group's leader... nevada rancher ammon bundy.. and his brother ryan.. who was treated for a gunshot wound after his arrest.. control of the malheur national wildlife refuge right now... calling for the release of two oregon ranchers convicted of lighting fires on government land.. and demanding local control of all federal land.. while today sheriff dave ward emotionally called for them to leave.. (s/ sheriff dave ward / harney county 1:10 - 1:17) "this has been tearing our community apart. / a county in the cross-hairs of a standoff.. and national debate that's turned violent now.. jay gray - nbc news. >> the widow of the illinois police the widow of the illinois police officer who killed himself five months ago has been indicted. a grand jury indicted melodie gliniewicz
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authorities say lieutenant charles gliniewicz killed himself on september 1st. but, made it look like he was shot by suspects he was chasing. he was accused of stealing 10-thousand dollars from a youth program. the couple is accused of using the money for a vacation to hawaii for several hundred restaurant bills. but her attorneys say she was simply "a victim of her husband's secret actions." an investigation underway in kentucky after a deadly house explosion. the blast tore through one side of the house and set the entire structure on fire. kentucky state police say today they recoved four bodies from the home, including a baby. witnesses said the explosion yesterday afternoon was so loud that it could be heard for miles. emergency crews are still monitoring the home and at this time there is no word on what sparked the explosion. after a warmer wednesday! what's on the way? ron's full forecast is coming up after the break. police in norfolk, nebraska
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sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war. the presidency is the toughest job in the world... and she's the one leader who has what it takes to get every part of the job done.
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congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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an armed robbery. (sheila) if you're just getting home here's a quick look at today's headlines. investigators say the hampton inn was robbed at gunpoint this morning. officers are looking for an man who ran away from the some area schools decided to go on lockdown just to be safe. sentencing took place today for a man convicted of a drunk driving crash that killed his passenger. russell roberts jr. from homer was convicted of two counts of driving under the influence resulting in serious bodily injury. he received a minimum of 10- years for all of the charges. waffle wednesday kicked off this morning at supporting siouxland soldiers in sioux city. the event was designed to thank them for all the service they have done through the years. they plan to do it again on last wednesday of every
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that's a look at your just home headlines. chief meteorologis t ron demers joins us with the forecast. after a cool morning start with areas of fog, things really turned around by the afternoon as central and western siouxland made it into the 40s! we may take a small step back tomorrow, but only a few degrees which will still keep us above average. we'll see more 40s on friday and saturday and we could be close to 40 on sunday as well. we do see a small system move through over the weekend with a slight chance of a mix on saturday night. a more potent system looks to move in early next week giving us some decent snow chances by monday night and tuesday which could lead to decent snow accumulations with a lot of wind. we'll
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a daring rescue on the pittsburgh turnpike during the height of the winter storm last week, as a group of good samaritans worked together to save a life. the storm was intensifying...the driver lost control of his rig. the truck dangling perilously off the highway. the driver was hurt and bystanders locked arms and formed a human chain of heling hands. to see the whole story.. check it out on our website or our facebook page. there was snow stopping mother nature when a baby decided it was time to be born in the aftermath of the blizzard. (s/ mariah bryant/ mother :05) "and then he just came right out! he wasn't waiting for nothing. he was not waiting. he
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sunday. on a snowy highway north of philadelphia. in his mother's car. a mother- who delivered her baby boy herself. mariah bryant was headed to the hospital. she was 15 minutes away. but that was 15 minutes too long for brantley, who had already decided he was coming a month early. brantley tipped the scales at 4-pounds, 8 ounces. he and mom are both doing well.
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many people thought a man from colorado was trading his house. turns out - it was a prank. reporter steve staeger has details.
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had some bets going for the steelers game and of course the broncos won so i rode him pretty hard for 2 or three days and gave him a lot of heck." this was how his buddy got back at him. (s/ brian lusk / homeowner1:08-1:15) "he ran an ad in a denver paper, the boulder paper, the longmont paper apparently several magazines." and the phone calls started rolling in - he was even offered 2 seats 20 rows up - first class airfare and a suite for a hotel room. none of it's true. the house isn't for sale. and the marriage... (s/ brian lusk / homeowner1:291:34) "not getting divorced as far as i know. happily married, right babe? yes. right. so i think we are good there." now he's asking you - denver - to stop calling him about it. and he has a message for his friend. (s/ brian lusk / homeowner1:42-1:55) "alright brian you're winning.but only for now. it's comin' baby, i've got all of bronco nation thinking of the best way to get
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we'll be right back with a final look at ron's forecast before we send you off to the nbc nightly news. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon.
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can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night.
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the latest on an armed robbery in norfolk, nebraska.. ending with several local schools put on lockdown. as we get closer to the first-in-the nation iowa caucuses: we'll break the platforms of some of the top candidates from a local expert. and... see how democratic leaders are prepping for the big night. and find out how exactly the caucus works for the democratic party. let's check in one more time with ron. tonight: mostly clear. low: 26 wind: nw 10-15 mph tomorrow: partly cloudy. high: 37 wind: nw 10-15 mph thanks for joining us for news
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thanks for joining us for news channel four live at five. we're back again at six. stay tuned for the n-b-c nightly news one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children.
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to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton,
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