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tv   Early Today in Iowa  NBC  January 29, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CST

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today."out without the frontrunner standing on stage? the republicans go head to head in iowa -- with donald trump somewhere else in iowa. plus police investigate a shooting in cedar rapids... but for now... investigators are not saying much about what happened. and it's a school lunch head scratcher. a student is being accused of stealing a lunch... so why are people raising money to help him? and they've raised one thousand dollars. i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. we are in for another day with a partly to mostly cloudy sky across eastern iowa. temperatures will warm into the
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most areas and it will be breezy with a south wind 10-20 mph. tonight, aside from an isolated rain or snow shower far north, it will be mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 20s. saturday will be mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 30s and lower 40s. we are tracking a weak system on sunday that will bring the chance for rain changing to snow. it's not looking like a huge rain or snow maker, but there could be some
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accumulation. we will keep an eye on this trend. we are still tracking the us after midnight monday, so if storm will be affecting the midwest, and there will be a developing story overnight. a fire destroys an eastern iowa church. it happened last night in lamont. a fire at st. peter lutheran church. the church has been closed for a few years. we were told firefighters used an excavator to knock down the building. there's no word yet on what caused the fire. as soon as we learn more information, we'll let you know. this morning, we also expect to learn more about a shooting in cedar rapids. police say one person was shot in the area of 15th street and beaver avenue southeast. our kwwl crew on the scene saw two people being taken into custody. what happened from there -- we don't know -- because when we followed up with police this morning
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will be released later this morning. they've got three days left to campaign in iowa... and they have to make them count. last night -- the last debate -- before monday's iowa caucuses... a debate without the republican frontrunner donald trump. tracie potts shows us where he was -- and also has highlights of the debate. "look at all the cameras, it's like the academy awards. this is like the academy award, this is the academy awards!" side by side... donald trump's veterans fundraiser... "isn't that better than this debate that's going on where everyone's sleeping?" during the debate where candidates mocked his absence. "i'm a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly." "he's an entertaining guy. he's the greatest show on earth." "he was a little teddy bear to me." "i kind of miss him. i wish he was here." "he's probably looking for me. he's saying, "has anyone seen trump? why - where's trump? where is he? where is he?" "did you miss donald trump out there tonight?"
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debate we've had of all of the debates, easily." issues like immigration - the top facebook issue during the debate: "you changed your position on immigration because you used to support a path to citizenship." "so did you, so did you marco." with trump gone, cruz accused the moderators of targeting him: "gosh if you guys say -- ask one more mean question, i may have to leave the stage." "don't worry, i'm not leaving the stage no matter what you ask me." the last debate... before iowa makes its choice. trump says he raised six million dollars for veterans last night, during the debate. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. several republicans are in eastern iowa today. ben carson's in iowa city. carly fiorina has stops in marion, independence and waukon. john kasich is in cedar rapids and marco rubio campaigns in dubuque. ted cruz is still hoping last night's debate wasn't the final one before monday's caucuses. he reserved a technical college
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-- just in case -- donald trump accepts his challenge for a one-on-one debate. the school says cruz booked it about a week ago -- but the proposed debate with trump never came up. "from the college point of view the sheer numbers are what we available i would think that a debate between cruz and trump would certainly draw more than 500 individuals." western iowa tech says it hasn't heard from the trump campaign since cruz went public with his challenge. today's also a busy day on the campaign trail for the democrats in iowa. yesterday, former president bill clinton spoke at wartburg college -- campaigning for his wife. he talked about the time they met. "she put her books and walked keep staring at me and i'm going to keep starring back, we should at least should be introduced. i'm hillary rodam. what's your name? at the moment i couldn't remember." hillary clinton will be in
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this afternoon. senator bernie sanders will have a rally there tonight. continuing coverage this morning -- as many voters cast their ballot early -- ahead of a potential winter storm. on tuesday, waterloo voters will decide the fate of a career center. it would be the second of its kind in the state -- aimed at improving waterloo's graduation rate -- many people are concerned about tuesday's forecast -- so they're voting absentee ahead of time. you can vote absentee on the second floor of the courthouse today and monday -- or request a ballot by mail -- no later than today -- and return it monday. if you aren't registered -- you can bring your driver's license -- and a piece of mail that verifies your address -- like an "sometimes you get distracted. sometimes you forget. so, you have weeks to get around to voting, and you happen to be around during the day, it's just
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election workers say 15 polling places will be open from seven in the morning -- until 8 p-m tuesday. a u-n-i center designed to help cut down on bullying... doesn't know how much money it will get from the state. u-n-i's center for violence prevention - - works with universities and schools across the state. last year, it became home to governor branstad's bully prevention program. with it - - the center which is supported by grants was hoping for more state money to expand. but the governor's budget "there is a lot of support for bully prevention and violence prevention in our state. that is decide what does and doesn't get funded." money for the center has now been lumped into the overall state funding given to the board of
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the f-b-i is now releasing video of the deadly shooting in oregon -- after a protest that lasted weeks. an f-b-i plane took the video as it flew over a traffic stop this week. investigators say the man who was shot by law enforcement -- tried to drive around a roadblock and got stuck in a snowbank. they say when he got out of the truck -- he reached for his the f-b-i says he had a loaded gun in his pocket. the man killed was among those who took over a national wildlife refuge earlier this month. it's a crack down inside cracker barrel -- and it's caught on camera. new mexico police were chasing a man when he flipped his pick-up on a busy road. he then ran into a nearby cracker barrel, hid behind a display... and customers started running out. the man was eventually arrested -- and no one was hurt. he was wanted for a string of violent crimes. it's a rare rescue for deputies in florida. they had to rescue a pregnant cow stuck in large puddle fighting for her life.
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too much pressure on her spine. they used a strap to rescue the soon-to-be mother and keep her from drowning. now, she's doing just fine. we're trying to wrap our heads around this one this morning. a college student is fined because of a lamp in his dorm room. the antique lamp is made out of a recycled liquor bottle the student says he got at an art festival. but when an r-a found it -- the student -- at florida atlantic -- was written up for having an alcoholic product. he now has to pay a 150-dollar fine, take an online alcohol education course, and do community service -- all because of a lamp. a wisconsin high school student is being fined for taking a second lunch. the fine would cover the cost of a lunch at some of the most expensive restaurants in the country. he has to pay 200 dollars for theft. the head cook was accused of pressing charges against the student -- but the superintendent says that isn't true.
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police and then police make decisions off statutes and what not." he also says the school provides free and reduced meals to students -- but there are still questions about what happened in this specific 200 dollars? meantime, a fundraising page set up to help him pay his fine received more than one-thousand dollars in donations. the woman who started it says the rest of the money will go to help students in need. the iconic hamburg inn number 2 in iowa city plans to have a new owner very soon. the restraunt has had many polititicians through its doors over the years and is also known for its coffee bean caucus, it's been in the panther family for almost 70 years. the current owner is planning to retire. "they have told me that they don't plan on coming in and so i imagine there will be changes but they are going to come in and build on the success that we've had." he says the restaurant will pretty much be the same, only he
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be there as much. we still have a lot to get to this morning... including a new report about wages. productivity on the job might be up... but what about paychecks? plus, creative college basketball fans trying to throw off a free throw shooter. what's behind this curtain is "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, 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
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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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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. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 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:
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morning, i'm meteorologist kyle kiel. threat tracker is in the green over the next 48 hours. we will be partly to mostly cloudy today to mostly cloudy tomorrow. we are tracking a quick moving low pressure system with a cold front on sunday that could produce some rain showers changing to snow. there could be minor accumulations of snow in the afternoon so that is something we will continue to track. as far as that winter storm. it is still on track to bring heavy snow to the midwest. last night it looked like the low was tracking more northwest, which would give a period of mixing to the south. now it looks like more of a southeast track, which makes most of the precipitation snow across eastern iowa. here are two different model comparisons showing where the heavier snow bands could set up. again, no amounts are being forecast at this point in time. we are still abour 4 to 5 days
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this event, and the storm is still off to the pacific. we are just giving you a heads up. storm track 7 live doppler radar is dry across eastern iowa. we had a mostly cloudy to mostly clear sky across the area tonight, now we are left with patchy areas of fog. winds are calm as we have weak high pressure in place. regional view shows more clouds to the west, and we will see those later today. here's the storm track 7 live weather network. it is showing calm conditions across the area. here's the current wind speeds across the area. these winds will pick up later today. temperatures right now are in the teens and 20s. weather trackers calling in with temperatures in the teens and 20s. dependent on where the clouds were. futuretrack shows a mix of sun and clouds across the area today. tonight we will be mostly cloudy. weak system passes to our north,
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could produce a light shower or snow shower, but most of that activity stays to our north. mostly cloudy on saturday, ahead of our next chance for rain and snow as we head into the day sunday. forecast for today has partly to mostly cloudy skies with highs in the 30s and even near 40 degrees. it will turn breezy. mostly cloudy tonight with temperatures in the 20s with lighter winds. here'st he caucus forecast. mostly cloudy with temperatures near 30. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. mostly cloudy today and tomorrow with a mix of rain and snow with little accumulation sunday. then we are tracking that major winter storm for monday night through wednesday morning. it will also be very windy and cold behind the system.
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the buyer's market is not cooling off -- despite the winter weather. a big announcement recently -- did not have the impact we thought it would. plus -- iowa's been in seventh heaven... but this may be the toughest test for the hawkeyes as they try to start eight and oh in the big ten. the highlights coming up. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in brandon, hazleton, janesville and all of eastern iowa the white house wants to le they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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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. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. asking for more information from businesses. he wants to collect information from businesses with 100 or more employees -- to make sure they're following equal pay laws. meantime, wages are down in most major cities in the u-s. a new study shows wages fell in 80 of the 100 biggest metro areas. in some cases, hiring is up or productivity has increased... but most cities saw less pay for
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there is good news this morning for those looking to buy a falling. the 30-year mortgage rate has dropped to three- point-79 percent. we weren't sure that was going to happen. last month, the federal reserve raised rates for the first time in about a decade. many assumed it meant the beginning of the end for record-low mortgage rates. experts say it shows there's a lot more that goes into rates than what the fed does. it's been a very long time since the hawkeyes lost a regular season conference game in football or basketball. that streak was on the line last night at number eight maryland. iowa trying to get to eight and oh in the big ten. first hall -- hawks down three -- rasheed sue-la- mahn up top to jake lehman for the alley-oop 26-21 terps. later, the hawks run the floor. anthony clemmons hits dom uhl in the corner... hes been red hot as of late ... hawks down 6 at the break second half adam woodbury with the bucket -- and one. iowa led by one right there... but it
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maryland ends iowa's streak -- taking down the hawks 74-68. iowa hosts northwestern on sunday. olympic gold medal swimmer michael phelps has accomplished a lot in his career. this is a first. at a college basketball game-- arizona state students hid phelps behind a curtain as an oregon state player got ready to shoot free throws. the suspense ends -- the curtains open...and there phelps. apparently, it worked. the player missed both free throws. we're still more than a week out from super bowl 50 -- but workers are painting the turf. team colors and logos were also spray painted in the end zones. crews say they worked about 15 hours each day to lay down the brand new sod field. could sin city be home to an n-f-l team? there's a meeting today between the owner of the oakland raiders and executives from las vegas
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if the move goes forward, the team might play in a brand new stadium. the time now is . the internet is playing matchmaker to more couples these days. so why has there been a surge in online dating? the answer next. it's a busy time for online one of 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,
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one of 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.
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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. services. there's been a boost in new singles signing up. mark barger spoke with an expert about why more people are going online. it's the season to search for love... and for many, the internet plays matchmaker. "the most active time for any online dating site is between holiday loneliness, family nagging, social media envy and time off from work can all contribute to the jump. in fact, the recent east coast snowstorm brought a 'blizzard' of activity for dating sites... which fall into three broad types. "rapid fire meet somebody right now with the apps, get to know somebody more with match.com and other dating sites like that or go to a dating site the dates yourself" but a perfect match in the digital world doesn't always hold up in the real world. experts say too much messaging online before a first
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"people on dating sites get the impression that there's another one around the corner and they just keep swiping and they don't met." if you're creating a dating profile... be sure to smile. avoid photos that show drinking or too much skin. and in your description... give details to let people know who you are. "you'll turn some people off but you'll turn the right ones on" and when you do meet... "for heaven's sake, don't talk about your exes!" or there might not be a second date. mark barger, nbc news. today in iowa continues with the forecast from kyle next. kyle kiel is back with another
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can actually make a difference for you. in a world as complex as this, we need a president as experienced as hillary. in the situation room... at the negotiating table... and always on your side... fighting for children and families. with a real plan to get incomes rising... ...reduce drug prices... ...win equal pay for women... ...and protect social security and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton
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here's the storm track 7 day forecast. mostly cloudy today and tomorrow with a mix of rain and snow with little accumulation sunday. then we are tracking that major winter storm for monday night through wednesday morning. it will also be very windy and cold behind the system. it's and coming up on today in iowa. a state approves a budget to help a city recover from its water crisis. plus... just days away from the iowa caucuses -- we're learning about this unique process that comes up once every four years. step inside caucus class.
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"you're watchi 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 where they have to pay you the same. 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...
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