Skip to main content

tv   News 4 at Noon  NBC  January 28, 2016 12:00pm-12:30pm CST

12:00 pm
walking this morning. the dakota county sheriff identifies the victim as pablito perea- ybarra. he was struck by a car in the 15-hundred block of atokad drive around seven 'o clock this morning. he died at the scene. sheriff chris kleinberg says the accident is under investigation with assistance from the nebraska state patrol. the search continues today for a man who robbed a norfolk, nebraska hotel at gunpoint, prompting a lockdown of local schools on wednesday. the robbery happened at the hampton inn late in the morning. the suspect fled on foot. as a precaution, several area schools chose to go into lockdown mode, including all elementary schools and the junior high and middle schools. the teenager known for his "affluenza" defense has been brought back to texas, after a month-long stay in mexico. 18-year old ethan couch arrived late this morning at dallas-fort worth airport aboard a commercial flight in handcuffs and with a police escort. the texan teen and his mother
12:01 pm
the subjects of an international manhunt after he missed a mandatory check-in probation. they were both arrested in puerto vallarta, mexico, on december 28 and were transferred couch was put on probation after killing four people in a drunk driving accident in 2013. the jailed leader of an armed group that's been occupying an oregon wildlife refuge is urging remaining militants to site and "go home." ammon bundy's plea for an end to the occupation came a day after he and several followers were arrested on federal charges. reid binion reports.
12:02 pm
"let us take this fight from here. go home and hug your families. this fight is ours for now in the courts." it came a day after protester lavoy finicum was shot and killed by police during the arrest of bundy and four of his followers. officials say finicum led authorities on a high speed chase, exited his vehicle, and reached for his waistband, where he had a gun. that's when officials say swat team members opened fire. two additional arrests related to the occupation were made in burns oregon... ...and a third in arizona. as some protesters stayed at the refuge wednesday in defiance, others left, including three men who were arrested. while ammon bundy wants them all to decamp... ...his father, nevada rancher bundy, disagrees. (cliven bundy/ranche r, activist) "they gave up from holding the refuge. that's their only thing that brings you guys out here." i'm reid binion, reporting >> > weather ad-lib how about those 40 degree temperatures? it's safe to say we'll have quite a few more
12:03 pm
few days with many places already in the 30s early this morning. we will however deal with some passing cloud cover especially across northwest iowa with a little bit more sunshine out west, so we'll be sort of splitting the difference of that here in sioux city as winds diminish out of the northwest. with some melting today and calmer winds tonight, fog will jump back into the realm of possibilities for friday morning's commute. another system will pass us by to the north on friday too which might produce a few sprinkles on an otherwise mild day, and those days will continue into the weekend with a slight chance of a light mix saturday night/sunday morning with yet another passing frontal boundary. the biggest of our concerns though is with a low pressure system moving out of the southwest early next week. its associated snow chances appear to be on track next monday night and tuessay along with strong winds and a shot of cold air moving in behind it, so be sure to enjoy the mild >> it's all the buzz in politics right now: tonight's republican debate without donald trump. will being a no-show help or hurt him in iowa? poll numbers just out.
12:04 pm
script in iowa - now up by 7 over ted cruz... who was leading there earlier this month. trump's up by 19 in new hampshire and 16 in south carolina, our polls show. yet his feud with fox news and anchor megan kelly has led to one less candidate on stage tonight. ("the o'reilly factor"/ fox news) super burned in < ( donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate "i don't like being taken advantage of." fox confirms: there will be no empty podium. trump tells south carolina voters it's what the u-s should've done with the iran nuclear deal: donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate "you just walk out. u you leave. that's what you do." ted cruz challenged trump to a one-on-one saturday - he's even reserved a spot. trump has a competing event. (ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate "he doesn't want to answer questions from the men and women of iowa about how his record doesn't match what he's selling." drawing attention to where cruz was born, trump tweets: "can we do it in canada?" other candidates are ready to move on: ( marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate ) "interesting sideshow. greatest show on earth. this is not a show. this is serious!" chris christie recalls being
12:05 pm
stage: (chris christie/ (r) presidential candidate ) "did i whine and moan? did i refuse to show up? did i hold my breath and stomp my feet? no, i said give me a podium and a microphone." "you don't walk away, you stand up and fight." there's no clear answer this morning whether iowa voters will be offended... or impressed. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> republican presidential candidate ted cruz says he's reserved a room at western iowa tech community college in sioux city to hold his proposed debate with rival, donald trump. in a letter to trump on his campaign website, cruz invites trump to a one-on- one debate with him ahead of the iowa caucus. cruz says he's already reserved a room for the debate and it's planned for saturday at 8 o'clock. cruz says they owe it to the people of iowa to hear from the two leading republicans in the race. "a town hall of iowans and i'll tell you what donald you can invite half the people and control half the tickets, we'll
12:06 pm
alternate asking questions from the men and women of iowa who are going to vote in the caucus on monday night." no word on if trump has accepted the invite for the two-hour town hall event. republican presidential candidate ben carson got a standing ovation from iowa lawmakers during a visit to the state capitol this morning. carson, who will take part in tonight's g-o-p debate in des moines, spent time in the house chamber. he didn't make any public remarks, but carson got a standing ovation when he was introduced by representative rob taylor of west des moines who co-chairs carson's campaign in iowa. some fast-food workers in iowa who want to be paid 15-dollars an hour plan to stage demonstrations ahead of tonight's republican debate in des moines. workers from restaurants including mcdonald's walked off the job for the day today. activists say the daylong series of protests will culminate with a march to the iowa events center and rally at the debate site, where they hope to draw at least one-thousand of
12:07 pm
it was 30 years ago this morning that the nation was stunned with the space shuttle challenger tragedy. today, nasa is marking the sad anniversary with a day of remembrance. the families of the seven astronauts lost gathered at cape canaveral to mark the anniversary. today's events also include memorials for the three apollo-one astronauts who died in a space capsule fire during a test on the launchpad in 1967.. and the seven space shuttle columbia astronauts who died in 2003. a hit in a hockey game last night in canada is raising a lot of eyebrows today. and it wasn't a hit on a player, but on a referee. second period between the flames and nashville predators... that's when calgary defenseman dennis wideman decides, for some reason, to cross- check linesman don henderson viciously into the boards. players from both sides look shocked at the hit. henderson got up soon after, looking dazed, understandably...but he did
tv-commercial
12:08 pm
wideman looked surprised, too, about not getting any penalties for the hit. that'll change, once the league office gets a hold of wideman. he's likely to be suspended. no word yet on what may have gotten into the longtime veteran wideman to unload on henderson. more snow melting, but there's more on the way, too. eventually. stay tuned for the forecast from meterologist ben dorenbach coming up next on news four at noon. here's the live view from our skycam in spencer, iowa, where it's and degrees this noon hour. car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five y rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. marco rubio:
tv-commercial tv-commercial
12:09 pm
right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton.
tv-commercial
12:10 pm
ben's back... and it's great to
12:11 pm
temperatures? it's safe to say we'll have quite a few more these next few days with many places already in the 30s early this morning. we will however deal with some passing cloud cover especially across northwest iowa with a little bit more sunshine out west, so we'll be sort of splitting the difference of that here in sioux city as winds diminish out of the northwest. with some melting today and calmer winds tonight, fog will jump back into the realm of possibilities for friday morning's commute. another system will pass us by to the north on friday too which might produce a few sprinkles on an otherwise mild day, and those days will continue into the weekend with a slight chance of a light mix saturday night/sunday morning with yet another passing frontal boundary. the biggest of our concerns though is with a low pressure system moving out of the southwest early next week. its associated snow chances appear to be on track next monday night and tuesday along with strong winds and a shot of cold air moving in behind it, so be sure to enjoy the mild weather while we have it! see graphics. >>
12:12 pm
coming up... is nebraska squandering billions in potential wind power? and... trouble is brewing at a colorado tap room ahead of superbowl 50. they're based in fort collins, but they also have a brewery about to open in north carolina.
12:13 pm
they've all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. renewable energy advocates say nebraska is squandering its potential as a producer of wind power. they say nebraska has the third-highest capacity in the country and could collect billions of dollars by exporting wind generated power. they say the state should invite private developers now before federal tax credits
tv-commercial
12:14 pm
next year. but they say nebraska is holding onto strict requirements that block developers. opponents say a faster approval process could create an increase in power that would oversaturate the grid and raise prices for customers. > a surge in oil prices sent stock prices higher in early trading today on wall
tv-commercial
12:15 pm
the carolinas and colorado have a few things in common - among them -- a bustling craft beer scene. but the super bowl has created a bit of a conflict for some brewers. steve staeger reports from fort collins, colorado.
12:16 pm
north carolina, heck yeah." adam mundy works in the tap room - is supporting the panthers - but took the diplomatic route talking to us. adam mundy, new belgium employee) "it's a wonderful feeling to know that two of my favorite states are getting together to play one of the best games in history." steve staeger) "it makes for the perfect atmosphere for a super bowl bet - brewery vs brewery - fort collins versus asheville. but beer - that would be way the heck too easy so the folks at new belgium had a different idea." bryan simpson, new belgium) "one of the things they can't seem to get is spicy good green chile down there so it was floated out there that if the panthers win then we have to send green chile back to carolina and if the broncos win, they have to send barbecue sauce out to fort collins." another colorado craft brewing giant - oskar blues has a facility in north carolina as well - they told us they're still deciding what sort of competition they'll have. it got us wondering - can a brewery divided against itself still stand? but then we remembered - this is beer afterall. bryan simpon, new belgium) "it's going to be really fun for everybody to kick back
12:17 pm
team they're rooting for." >> that was steve staeger from fort collins, colorado. new belgium says it picked the asheville area because its a lot like fort collins - surrounded by mountains - its easy to bike from place to place. also - and probably most importantly - the water there is good for brewing. still ahead on news four at noon... he fought with valor more... more than 70 years ago. now, finally, this world war two veteran is getting the awards he
12:18 pm
here's a live look at west lake okoboji from our okoboji skycam... a world war two veteran from new york state is finally getting some long-overdue recognition for his service. he's received several medals that he should have gotten decades ago, including one of the highest honors that can be bestowed on a soldier... the bronze star. kumi tucker reports.
12:19 pm
some of the fiercest fighting. williams' daughter linda and son-in-law david say he's always talked about his medals, and they contacted congressman chris gibson's office for help. gibson was able to present the world war two veteran with his missing medals, including the bronze star. all together, a symbol of this nation's gratitude. "thank you! very nice of you!" "my privilege. so incredibly proud of you." "thank you." the bronze star was a surprise to his family. williams was awarded it because of witness accounts of his brave actions in combat. rep. chris gibson, r- kinderhook "i couldn't be more proud of his service and deeply grateful for both his achievements and the sacrifices of both thomas and all those that served with him. they saw some of the toughest ground combat in the second world war. the germans, at that point, were very desperate." the one hundredth infantry division was heavily involved in the battle of the bulge. gibson's staff worked to give the government details of williams' service and to get him the medals he earned decades ago. david engle, williams' son- in-law "i'm just elated. i'm just so surprised that at this time you have all the people here honoring him." as a young man, williams saw things no teenager should have to see. he served our country, a member
12:20 pm
honored for his service, courage and sacrifice. david engle, williams' son- in-law "i'm so surprised and so happy, i can't even tell you, i really am very, very proud of him." >> coming up on "around siouxland".. find out about a fun play just in time for valentine's day.
tv-commercial
12:21 pm
no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. today we're talking about a fun play coming up at
12:22 pm
just in time for valentine's day. thank you both so much for being here. thank you. megan let's start with you. tell us about boeing boeing. boeing boeing is what we call a high flying comedy that takes place back in the 1960's. a gentleman winds up meeting his friend in paris and finds out he doesn't have only one fianc, he has three fiancs. one is american, one is italian, and one is german. his french maid takes part in this high flying night. he keeps a time table to make sure that all of his three fiancs don't land at the same time. in one night they all show up at the exact same time and everything
12:23 pm
in the play? i'm gretchen, the german airline hostess. natalie, what do you play? i'm gabriella the italian airline hostess. why is this play so much fun, why do you hope people will come out to check it out? i think people will love it because it's a great story to go out with your spouse or significant other. it's hilarious, it's a farce. it's placed in the 1960's and you get to go back in time when women had a little more power. you see this overall message with us as well. we take charge. it's hilarious because you've got people going in and out, trying to figure out who's coming in next, and trying to organize time. let's just say some funny things happen. some very close calls. sounds like fun. it opens february 5th and runs through the 21st. be sure to call for your tickets as soon as possible. ladies, thanks so much for being here. thank you so much. thanks for joining us for around siouxland. >>
tv-commercial
12:24 pm
the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. 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. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
12:25 pm
12:26 pm
12:27 pm
12:29 pm

99 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on