Skip to main content

tv   KWWL News at Noon  NBC  October 22, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm CDT

12:00 pm
gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible friday. our top story at noon... hillary clinton is testifying on benghazi right now... here's a live look into the proceedings at this moment... today's hearing is with a special committee set up only to investigate benghazi.... the focus is based on what happened before the attack in 2012... and the stakes are high for hillay today... on the heels of joe biden's announcement that he will not be running for president in 20-16... this week could be a major turning point in clinton's for us... hillary clinton shook hands before what's expected to be a full day of testimony. ignoring thousands of emails from hillary clinton's private server... he says... would've been irresponsible:
12:01 pm
it is a lousy way to run a serious investigation." the committee's spent nearly a year and a half - and more than four and a half million taxpayer dollars... investigating why four americans died in the 2012 this ... effort to derail clinton's campaign." clinton began by focusing on ambassador chris stevens and the four americans who died. "i took responsibility, and as part of that before i left but she argues... to keep terrorism from growing, diplomats must continue to work in dangerous areas. "they can't do their jobs for us from bunkers." "retreat from the world is not an option." later this afternoon... tough questions: about emails... security - and inevitably - politics. 1:22 speaking on politics,
12:02 pm
hearing, calling the benghazi failures a stunning example of incompetant foreign policy... and he says hillary clinton's role in that deserves to be scrutinized.... tracie potts, nbc news washington. clinton began speaking this morning before 10... as many as eight hours of testimony is expected throughout the day. a brand new poll of iowans out today has ben carson as the new favorite... in a quinnipiac university poll of likely caucus goers - retired neurosurgeon ben carson is at 28 - percent... the former frontrunner --donald trump -- is at 20 percent. carson is seeing an increase in support from women.... the retired neurosurgeon will make a swing through iowa on saturday... holding book signings in ames, des moines, waterloo and dubuque at barnes and noble
12:03 pm
locations in those cities throughout the day. on the democratic side -- a new des moines register/bloomberg poll has hillary clinton leading bernie sanders 48 to 41 percent. in the last iowa poll clinton was ahead by eight points, so that's now down to seven. both clinton and sanders have gained support from likely caucus goers since that august poll. it's important to also note -- this poll was conducted before joe biden announced he would not be running this week. a big vote of support for congressman paul ryan today -- if he wants to be the next house speaker. after a long meeting with the freedom caucus wednesday -- 70- percent of that group agreed to endorse him. the freedom caucus is made up of about 40 conservatives -- and they have caused fits for the g-o-p leadership. according to the washington examiner, iowa congressman rod blum -- a member of the freedom caucus -- said paul laid out a positive vision for the party. g-o-p leadership will vote for the next speaker a week from today. the iowa board of regents continues its meeting today -- but it's a discussion point
12:04 pm
not on the the agenda that's getting attention. yelling protestors interrupting them yesterday -- demanding the regents resign. this is some of the fallout over the board's decision to hire bruce harreld as the next university president... and new information out today -- a member of the board of regents is also questioning the hiring... saying the board may have mishandled the process in which harreld was selected... regent subhash sahai says the search may have shown some bias in the decision... saying quote "maybe we dropped the ball"... he also says the board needs more baground information on finalists before making decisions with this magnitude in the future... sahai says he does support harreld... and wants the university to give the new president a fair chance in the face of the recent protests. a national nursing shortage is hitting home here in eastern iowa... reasons for this range from more nurses being needed as baby boomers age. to an increase in demand for health care because of the affordable care act....
12:05 pm
earlier this week -- hospitals in cedar rapids and dubuque held job fairs. and today -- allen hospital in waterloo is holding a job fair for nurses, nursing assistants, technicians, and therapists. that fair will run from three until seven this evening. an iowa judge dismisses a lawsuit over a proposed oil pipeline. the lawsuit challenged the authority of the iowa utilities board to give the power of eminent domain to an out of state developer of a pipeline through iowa. the judge did not say whether the company is eligible for eminent domain. the pipeline would carry crude oil through iowa. uni campus police investigate a sexual assault in a dorm. an alert from the school says it happened early monday morning. the school isn't releasing much more than that right now, so we don't know if the suspect is a student. on wednesday, a few groups on campus came together to raise awareness of sexual assault and violence. this is an event they had planned for a long time. just minutes from where i live off campus, and it's sad to hear that it happens in general"
12:06 pm
as members of a fraternity meet with high school students to talk about helping victims of sexual assault, and how to prevent it from happening. in a kwwl follow-up today... we've learned the name of the man killed by police in a shootout. police say jonathan gossman fired at officers when they chased him. they say he ran off after a traffic stop tuesday night in cedar rapids. (cg: rick henry/ lives near the scene) "it sounded like fireworks but i'm an active shooter myself and i know what gun shots sound like. it was like 5 or 6 right in a row, there was no inbetween." the iowa division of criminal the incident. the two officers involved are currently on paid leave -- per the department's policy. they were not hurt. the shooting happened near two daycares. at least one daycare provider alerted parents. " unbelievable. my reaction was know. so she was just kind of telling me because they are just across the street from where everything went down." authorities say they kept police
12:07 pm
the area until they were sure it was safe. coming up... the cubs need a win to fend off elimination... we'll examine how it went down at wrigley last night... and... the harrowing story of how a woman in her 70s escapes a kidnapper after being car jacked... we'll be right back with your storm track seven forecast.
12:08 pm
information.weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl our western counties will start highs this afternoon will be in the 60s with a light east wind. there is a slight chance of a shower tonight but most of the to increase from the east/southeast at 5-15 mph. winds will be breezy thoughout the day friday as the low tracks to our north. they'll be from the southeast at 10-20 mph with gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible inch in most locations, though a thunderstorm could dump a little more. a cold front will track through late friday night and bring a cool down for chance of rain appears to track in tuesday. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information.
12:09 pm
here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: partly to mostly sunny skies across the area this afternoon. our western counties will start to see cloud cover increase the 60s with a light east wind. clouds increase tonight as a warm front tracks into the state. there is a slight chance of a shower tonight but most of the area should stay dry. lows tonight will be in the upper 40s to around 50. winds will start to increase from the to our north. they'll be from the southeast at 10-20 mph with gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible friday. rain totals will range from a trace to under a half inch in most locations, though a thunderstorm could dump a little more. a cold front will track through late friday night and bring a cool down for the weekend. highs will be around normal or around 60 with quiet weekend weather. next chance of rain appears to track in tuesday. to around 50. winds will start to increase from the east/southeast at 5-15 mph. winds will be breezy thoughout
12:10 pm
southeast at 10-20 mph with gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible inch in most locations, though a thunderstorm could dump a little more. a cold front will track through late friday night and bring a cool down for chance of rain appears to track in tuesday. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: partly to mostly sunny skies across the area this afternoon. our western counties will start to see cloud cover increase the 60s with a light east wind. clouds increase tonight as a warm front tracks into the state. there is a slight chance of a shower tonight but most of the area should stay dry. lows tonight will be in the upper 40s to around 50. winds will start to increase from the to our north. they'll be from the southeast at 10-20 mph with gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible friday. rain totals will range from a trace to under a half inch in most locations, though a thunderstorm could
12:11 pm
will track through late friday night and bring a cool down for the weekend. highs will be around normal or around 60 with quiet weekend weather. next chance of rain appears to track in tuesday. dump a little more. a cold front will track through late friday night and bring a cool down for the weekend. highs will be around normal or around 60 with coming up.... an alarming amount of teens say
12:12 pm
been in a car with a drunk driver... we have the numbers -- on the way... and... the story of how a woman escaped a car-jacking -- turned -- kidnapping... that's after this break... stay tuned... you're watching k-w-w-l... you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in toledo, lincoln,
12:13 pm
welcome btake a look at this... a 74-year
12:14 pm
old woman escapes her kidnapper, after being car jacked it happened near rochester, new york. police say a man tried to rob a realtor's office. as he ran off -- he ran into a woman and stole her car with her inside. he crashed the car near a river, got out, and ran away. the woman fell into the river trying to get out of the car. "well, see, when someone gets don't know at this point. it's very unusual to want to take a victim with you and to kidnap them like that, that's pretty unusual. " crews pulled her out of the water and took her to a hospital -- she's expected to be ok. police have not found the suspect. a new survey finds that in the past year -- one in three teens has been in the car with a drunk driver behind the wheel. the mothers against drunk driving poll also found nearly one- quarter of the impaired drivers were under 21. but there were also some encouraging results from the survey. 90-percent of the teens said they would be willing to intervene in order to prevent a
12:15 pm
friend from riding with a drinking driver. well... the curse apparently continues... the mets needed just one more win to sweep the cubs and advance to the world series... and they'd finish it off last night... the mets just dominated this series from start to finish.... they had back to back home runs in the first inning... the cubs never had a lead in any game. the final last night -- eight to three. the mets head to the world series... they get the winner of coming up.... an ad-free experience on youtube is on the way -- if you're willing to pay... and... sesame street adds a new character -- how she'll help raise awareness for autism ... this is kwwl-- we'll be right back. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news
12:16 pm
we need to disrupt the old order in washington, dc. we can do a lot better by applying conservative principles we should lower rates and simplify the code to allow people to freely decide how they want to spend their money. what we need is leadership to fix a few big things... so that this country takes off and soars where people can dream the biggest possible dreams... and pursue them with a vengeance. sfx: applause jeb. proven conservative. real results. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. dear future, life is good. no, great. i'm like, a man. only better. but even though i know everything, i still feel like you could surprise me. like that skateboard incident with the squirrel. but life is sweet now. hey, what could go wrong? it's you and me all the way, future.
12:17 pm
the long-running children's show is welcoming "julia"... she's part of a new program called "sesame street and autism: see all in amazing children"... the program is available as an app
12:18 pm
routine cards and resources to help family, friends and others who encounter children with autism... the program launched yesterday and is available now... bundling your car and homeowner's insurance could save you a lot of money. a new study out today from insurance rates dot com shows you can save an average of 295 dollars a year by using the same company for both policies. if you get annoyed by those ads playing before your youtube videos -- we have good news... youtube is launching its ad- free subscription service next month... of course -- skipping the ads will cost you money, about ten bucks a month. membership will also extend to a new youtube music app.. and subscribers will get access to google play music, which also costs about 10 dollars per month. so -- two services for the price of one. coming up on kwwl, the mister food test kitchen.... we're taking corn pudding to a whole new level with an old-fashioned recipe... but first, a look at your latest
12:19 pm
have you ever wondered how example. native americans first introduced early settlers to the method of cooking corn with water. after some time, the settlers added eggs, cream, and
12:20 pm
if you think storm damage is the only cost of climate change, think again. from the rising price of food to higher insurance rates for homes and businesses,
12:21 pm
but with american-made clean energy, we can save money on electricity and spur innovation to create new businesses and jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030.
12:22 pm
there are many variations, its popularity is still going strong. let me show you the shortcut version that we're making today. all we do is combine a few cans of corn that we've drained, along with a couple cans of cream style corn, a bit of milk, some sugar, a few beaten eggs and a couple tablespoons of cornstarch. once
12:23 pm
that's all mixed, we pour it into a baking dish and into the and the top is golden. and even canned, or brown sugar instead of white. you get the idea. and when it comes out of the oven all piping hot, get ready for a you'll go online and get the recipe for what we call, "easy corn pudding," so you can share the recipe . and the story behind it, the next time everyone is sitting around the today we found an "historic way" for you to say . "ooh it's so good!!" "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered. this is the
12:24 pm
school -- involving a sword... we'll tell you what exactly happened...
12:25 pm
an arrest is made in a road rage shooting that killed a four-year- old girl... the details surrounding the arrest in just a moment... but first... the justice department and homeland security explain how they track our cell phones.... welcome back to the news at noon.. i'm ally crutcher stormtrack seven meteorologist denice pelster is with us today... she's got a look outside on this to see cloud cover increase the 60s with a light east wind. clouds increase tonight as a warm front tracks into the shower tonight but most of the area should stay dry. lows tonight will be in the upper 40s east/southeast at 5-15 mph. winds will be breezy thoughout the day friday as the low tracks gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible friday. increase from the east/southeast at 5-15 mph. winds will be breezy thoughout the day friday as the low tracks
12:26 pm
the southeast at 10-20 mph with gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible friday. the justice department and homeland security explain how they track our cell phones. they use "stingray" machines. it acts like a cell phone tower with it. police officers nationwide have been using them for years. as department leaders testified they said the devices are programmed to track cell phone locations... but they do not gather calls or messages. a four-year-old girl is dead --- and now -- a man is behind bars for happened. in the back of this red pick-up truck, on interstate-40 old lilly garcia was shot and wednesday. "we received an anonymous call from a person who reported questioned 32-year-old tony torrez.
12:27 pm
they say torrez eventually admitted to firing the shot that killed the little girl. "he is currently in custody. he has been booked into mdc (metro detention center), and he is being held on $650,000 bond." lilly's father had just picked her and her seven-year-old brother from school. they were in the back seat of the truck; their mother was not in the car. police say on a two-mile stretch of the interstate, two vehicles each cut each other off. not long after, one of the drivers pulled up to the pick-up truck and fired a gun several times. at least one of the bullets entered through the back window. lilly was struck. nurses in traffic stopped to help. medics rushed the girl to the hospital -- where she was pronounced dead. torrez faces multiple felony charges, including murder, tampering with evidence, and assault with intent to commit a
12:28 pm
i'm andrew spencer, reporting albuquerque's mayor has called it a "senseless" murder. mexico announces the capture of six people believed to be responsible for a july prison break... according to the country's attorney general -- a member of joaquin guzman's legal team has access to the prison... guzman is better known as "el chapo" -- leader of a drug cartel. they say the legal team was able to get to the prison to give guzman instructions. have been arrested. a masked man with a sword attacked a school today... killing a teacher and seriously injuring two students before being shot by police.... this all happening in sweden... police said the attack took place in the school's cafeteria area. the school has about 4-hundred students... ranging from pre-school to high school.... police say the two injured students are eleven and 15 years old... the school had reportedly just
12:29 pm
day to discuss teachers' worries that the school was too open... the vatican is strongly denying an italian newspaper report that pope francis has a brain tumor. the newspaper reported the pope went to an italian clinic several months ago, where tests revealed a small, curable tumor. the paper cited an anonymous nurse at the clinic for its story. a vatican spokesman says the report is "entirely unfounded" and "irresponsible". he says the 78- year-old pope francis "enjoys good health". and speaking of being in good health... a woman works six days a week washing clothes at a laundromat... and she's showing no signs of stopping any time soon... even at the age of 1-hundred... alison digan has the story a relentless stream of small moments, modern life often finds a rhythm where hours, days, weeks, even years can sometimes slide past with little notice. felimina rotundo washes clothes and handles dry cleaning at the college laundry shoppe. "they have to go over to the
12:30 pm
shop, then they're finished and brought back, and i put them and if it sounds like she knows what she's talking about, it's because she's been working here for quite some time. "i've been in this area about forty years. everybody thought i was getting rich with my twenty a long time ago. you wouldn't know it, but this busy lady was born in 1915. this past august, she turned 100 years old. she's been earning a living for the past 85 years and become a civic institution in the process. "i grew up during the depression, when things were really bad and you had to go to at an age where most would be content to simply be above ground, minnie works from 7 am to 6 pm monday through
12:31 pm
other way. "i talk to people all day. i do a few bundles. it's being out. getting up in the morning and you say, "i have to go to work.", it does something for you. and she has a few suggestions for her peers. "a lot of you old people: get out and do something. get out and do sitting idle, doing nothing. that's a waste of time." she believes 75 is a respectable age to begin considering retirement, should health be an issue. as for herself, minnie views her future a little more open ended. "i'm still here. you never know
12:32 pm
let me, i go one day at a time. one day at a time." coming up ... a new exhibit in eastern iowa honors a battle -- with a name that may sound familiar... meteorologist denice pelster will be back with your storm track
12:33 pm
"now your storm partly to mostly sunny skies later today as a low pressure clouds increase tonight as a the area should stay dry. lows tonight will be in the upper 40s to around 50. winds will start to increase from the east/southeast at 5-15 mph. winds will be breezy thoughout the day friday as the low tracks to our north. they'll be from
12:34 pm
the southeast at 10-20 mph with gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible friday. rain totals will range from a trace to under a half inch in most locations, though a thunderstorm could dump a little more. a cold front will track through late friday night and bring a cool down for the weekend. highs will be around normal or around 60 with quiet weekend weather. next chance of rain appears to track in tuesday. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: partly to mostly sunny skies across the area this afternoon. our western counties will start to see cloud cover increase later today as a low pressure system tracks closer to iowa. highs this afternoon will be in state. there is a slight chance of a shower tonight but most of the
12:35 pm
area should stay dry. lows tonight will be in the upper 40s to around 50. winds will start to increase from the east/southeast at 5-15 mph. the southeast at 10-20 mph with gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible friday. rain totals will range from a trace to under a half inch in most locations, though a thunderstorm could dump a little more. a cold front will track through late friday night and bring a cool down for the weekend. highs will be around normal or around 60 with quiet weekend weather. next chance of rain appears to track in tuesday. partly to mostly sunny skies across the area this afternoon. our western counties will start to see cloud cover increase later today as a low pressure state.
12:36 pm
there is a slight chance of a shower tonight but most of the area should stay dry. lows tonight will be in the upper 40s to our north. they'll be from the southeast at 10-20 mph with gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are possible friday. rain totals will range from a trace to under a half inch in most locations, though a thunderstorm could dump a little more. a cold front will track through late friday night and bring a cool down for the weekend. highs will be around normal or around 60 with quiet weekend weather. next chance of rain appears to track in tuesday. around normal or around 60 with quiet weekend weather. next chance of rain appears to track in tuesday.
12:37 pm
which shares a name with an eastern iowa city. this is setup for the battle of waterloo in miniature. "the neat thing about doing a display of miniatures is it what it looked like back then," this is part of a larger exhibit at the grout museum in waterloo -- which opens to the public on november 10th... coming up ... star wars may reach the bounds of the imagination... but a famous symbol from the movies is a very real thing... you're watching kwwl... we'll be right back...
12:38 pm
today, joyce hoppes joins usvoice to promote and educate for industry. with headquarters in des moines and eight districts across the state, pork plays an inegral role in the economy and identity of the hawkeye state. local pork producers join forces at the county level and fund the iowa pork producers association themselves, making it an organization by pork producers, and for pork
12:39 pm
producers association is also a member of the national pork producers council, based in washington, d.c. county organizations support their local communities in a variety of ways -- ranging from classroom visits, grilling events, sponsoring local programs all the way to partnerships with retailers to promote pork and pork products. the iowa pork producers association is a grassroots organization that consists of nearly 70 structured
12:40 pm
state, with more than 4,000 affiliated and associate members. every producer, regardless of size, has a voice in the organization through a county-elected delegate system. the iowa pork producers assocation provides support to producers in the number one state of pork production in all of the united states. iowa accounts for about a third of america's pork production, and raises more than 30 million hogs on an annual basis. twenty-one million of those hogs were
12:41 pm
past year. learn more about the iowa pork producers association at www.iowapork.org today, joyce hoppes joins us from the iowa pork producers association for a food demo. the iowa pork producers association an industry- inclusive organization with a mission to provide a unified voice to promote and educate for a sustainable, socially responsible, profitable and globally competitive pork industry. with headquarters in
12:42 pm
in film history is on the minds of many... nina mehihaf shows us the company making light sabers for jedi's everywhere... "the more dueling we do with them, the better the designs get." this is research. the real force behind the magical city business park. their new best seller at 500 bucks brought
12:43 pm
"the shots that they showed when she is descending into the et it out." phillip isherwood founded the company after losing his public utility job during the 2008 recession. he tapped into his si fi obsession and started messing around with a homemade lightsabre. "18 months ago we were is one of our really popular ones." now they sell over a million dollars in product a year worldwide. his 30 employees will double to 60 by december with huge orders for halloween costumes, christmas and of course the movie's december premiere. "mostly social media. people
12:44 pm
a eclectic interest we have and its not so eclectic. a lot of people share it so people are being all the parts are made the handles are called hilts and designed by fellow star wars buffs. the most powerful led lights in the business are drilled in along with the amazing cinematic sound effects. and that policarbonate blade is virtually indestructible in the duel. even for live action newbies like me. "you're going to pull with the top hand and push with the bottom hand. left foot forward.. we're going to go high. a serious workout and some fun from some guys who arent hiding their inter luke skywalker.
12:45 pm
his saber forge website... and even offers 15 different colors...
12:46 pm
zoo's can always the 60s with a light east wind. of a shower tonight but most of the to around 50. winds will start breezy thoughout the day friday as the low tracks to our north. they'll be from the southeast at 10-20 mph with gusts higher. as the warm front tracks across the state, showers and a few storms are
12:47 pm
[melancholy music] >> lucas: i just can't do it. i can't let you go. you were such a great son...
12:48 pm
and you had your whole life
12:49 pm
12:50 pm
12:51 pm
12:52 pm
12:53 pm
12:54 pm
12:55 pm
12:56 pm
12:57 pm
12:58 pm
12:59 pm

32 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on