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who has taken the lead ... and why it was a one-sided war of words between donald trump and ted cruz today. and after a huge night last night it was an even bigger day today for isu's monte morris. find out what award the point guard is adding to his impressive college resume. news at four front door open good afternoon ... i'm sonya heitshusen. .and i'm dan winters ... thanks for joining us. skies are still cloudy and
20s this evening and temperatures will drop to the teens and low 20s overnight. there will be some partial clearing overnight through the morning. after ten years of waiting ... wapello county authorities say justice has been after ten years of waiting ... wapello county authorities say justice has been served. today they said they've solved a double murder cold case.... yesterday, 28 year old christopher yenger and 27 year old zachary dye were arrested and each charged with two counts of felony murder. authorities say back in march of
set a house on fire on this property in rural wapello county... they say the men showed up uninvited to a 21st birthday party at the house. the next morning a neighbor reported the house was on fire but two men never made it out... 20 year old nathan messer and 22 year old seth anderson died of smoke inhalation. for years the cause of the fire remained "undetermined" until recently new information was brought to the attention of authorities.. 'here recently information was brought forward that alleged the fire was started intentionally by the individuals that were involved in physical altercation at the residence.' authorities say previous interviews from 2006 reported yenger got into a fight with another party goer and was asked to leave the party. both yenger and dye are being held in the wapello county jail on a 500-thousand dollar bond each. des moines police aren't saying much about the investigation into the city's first homicide of the year. police found 71-year-old norma jean mcneeley dead inside her home on
morning. detectives are not releasing the cause of death or a possible motive... but they have said it does not appear anything was taken from the home. investigators say a dart bus driver may have suffered from a medical condition prior to slamming into a des moines home last night. the bus went off the road near east douglas and cambridge street... and tore through the living room of the home. one person was home at the time... but was not injured. the driver and a passenger on the bus were treated for non-life- threatening injures. the accident remains under investigation. now to the presidential race here in iowa ... and a new poll from channel 13 and iowa state university. the poll conducted by iowa state's political science chair earlier this month shows the same picture as most every other poll of iowa democrats. hillary clinton is barely edging bernie sanders ... however that margin is within the margin of error. that means its a toss up with just six days until iowa votes. on the republican side the poll finds things aren't as close. ted cruz has nearly a seven-point lead over donald
margin of error. ben carson edges marco rubio for third place. rand paul is steady in fifth place. there was more to this poll than just candidate preferences. coming up tonight at five o-clock ... jannay towne will take us further inside the numbers and show us what issues iowans are most concerned about as they head to caucus sites. tonight donald trump returns to iowa. at five o-clock tonight he'll hold a rally in marshalltown where he's promising a major endorsement for his campaign. the crowd could be in for some fiery rhetoric from trump if he follows up where he left off in an interview this morning. speaking to msnbc's "morning joe" trump called ted cruz a liar and a jerk. he says no one in the u-s senate likes cruz ... republican or democrat ... and that he'll be a better leader because people will listen to him. ted cruz says he's going to ignore the attacks on him and he won't return fire as we near the iowa caucuses. this morning he was joined by a former rival from his home state on the campaign trail in osceola. 'this may be one of the great listeners that ive ever been around in my entire
a gift. he wasnt just being quiet because i was doing all the talking, but he was processing and what i have discovered is that this is an individual will not only listen to me, he will listen to you. ted cruz's morning stop in osceola was inside a chilly cattle show barn. rick perry joined the campaign king. ruz told the group they will being pro-life and fixing the debt, but he claims he is the one who has actually acted. and who will do what is needed.. to identify our enemies to defeat our animies and keep america safe. and the question for us to ask as voters is what is the record on stopping up and led and said no to this catastrophic iranian deal. who has stood up
isis to defeat radical islamic terrorism to call our enemy by its name. it's been a busy day for cruz and it will be a long night. he still has campaign stops scheduled in ottumwa, fairfield and keosauqua this evening. many were outraged last summer when anti-abortion activists released videos... that they said showed planned parenthood negotiating to sell fetal body parts. now... criminal charges have been filed... but not against planned parenthood. the videos were produced by a group called "the center for medical progress." in them... two actors met with a planned parenthood official to discuss obtaining donated fetal tissue. the actors negotiated a price for the transport of the tissue. the activist group says that is tantamount to selling the tissue. congress and more than a dozen states investigated that claim ... but no one found any evidence of wrongdoing by planned parenthood.
texas indicted the actors in the video. the grand jury found both actors used fake drivers licenses as part of their ruse. one of the actors is also being charged for attempting to purchase fetal tissue. planned parenthood hopes the grand jury decision finally absolves the family planning organization of any wrongdoing. "planned parenthood has never sold fetal tissue. we've occasionally let women donate fetal tissue for important medical research and that's now been proven out -- not only by this grand jury but officials in 11 other states that looked at this that all found that planned parenthood did nothing wrong. and that's consistent with our 99-year history as a high-quality, well-known health care provider for women in this country." to avoid any implications of impropriety, planned parenthood no longer charges any fees for the transfer of donated tissue. democrats at the statehouse have released their budget outline
and it's smaller than governor branstad's plan. the plan from senate democrats would spend seven-point-four- billion-dollars. that's slightly less than what governor branstad has proposed spending. the plan includes a four-percent increase in funding for iowa schools. yesterday house republicans approved just two-percent increase in school funding. house republicans haven't released their full budget target plan yet. after dominating the basketball court all week, iowa state's monte morris has been named the national player of the week. morris sealed the deal last night with his performance against kansas at hilton coliseum. morris scored 21 points as the cyclones beat the rival jayhawks ... again. the road doesn't get any easier for the cyclones this week. on saturday they travel to texas a- and-m ... the number five team in the nation. it appears a university of iowa fan has been playing an elaborate prank on the citizens of niagara falls, new york. the niagara gazzette reported this week that for the last six months the university of iowa fight song has been pouring out of an
building. every night from four to eleven ... a recording of the song plays on repeat from inside the building. no one is sure where in the building it is coming from. however complaints are mounting from neighbors tired of hearing the song 500 times every night. a group of eastern iowa teens will have to spend some time after class next week. but its not detention ... coming up next ... find out why their teacher says iowa caucus participation is mandatory. this week the presidential campaigns have a two-fold
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. join the fight to take back our government. in iowa ... get out their message and make sure supporters get out to vote next monday. the turnout in buchanan county will be boosted this year thanks to a homework assignment from a high school teacher. lauren moss tells us why caucus attendance will be mandatory for some teens. nat "can you name some of the people on this side?" "bill clinton" in mr. white's government class... nat "bill clinton" you better believe you're going to learn a thing or two about politics in iowa. nat "there will probably be nine people on the ballot.. with two people actually having a
chance to being president" what were the initial reactions when you said, alright kids, youre going to caucus? lee white -teacher "ohh the excuses, ive got a birthday party, i gotta work, i
got this," all of these students will be in attendence at the caucuses in winthrop february first-- they're required to at least show up, and, encouraged to vote if they're old enough. lee white - teacher "i said i can make you attend, but i cant make you do it, and so, i said youll enjoy it more if you participate" nat "if you are registered with a specific party..." the students are engaging in class - i saw it with my own eyes, but white says sending them to the caucuses will show them how their state impacts the rest of the country. lee "so they can see the bigger picture, so they can see the bigger poicture, how this afffects them down the road, that my vote does count, my friends and neighbors will be there itll be a small group, but the world is looking at what happens on monday in iowa" 17 year olds can take part in the iowa caucuses next week ... but only if they will be 18 by election day on
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. to a nation where every child 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.
the world a president has to grapple with, 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.
evening with temperatures holding in the mid to low 20s. there will be some partial clearing of the skies through early wednesday morning. temperatures will begin trending upwards in the days ahead. we'll go to the mid-30s tomorrow to the mid 40s by the weekend. the next chance of precipitation looks to arrive on monday and tuesday of
next week. the storm is still pretty far out for exacts, but there could be some measurable snow. we'll continue to watch and update the forecast in the days ahead. broke, busted and disgusted ... that's how many people drowning
debt feel. its also the title of a new
film from an iowa filmmaker on the student crisis. coming up next ... find out what it took to get the film to the big screen and how you can catch it tonight in des moines. here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them.
increases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all seniors can retire with dignity and respect. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare
the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america, and stared down hostile leaders around the world... is the one candidate for president who has everything it takes to do every part of the job... she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. themselves right now ... will you be done paying off your college expenses beere your children
that scary thought is a reality for many these days ... and the problem is only getting worse. that is issue is investigated in a new film from an iowa filmmaker.
joining us now is adam carroll ... director of "broke, busted and disgusted." the bottled water is piling up and so are the questions about
you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel
like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
as president, i will defend this nation, but i will do it responsibly. i voted against the war in iraq, and that was
the right vote. we must never forget the lessons of that experience. isis must be destroyed, but we should not do it alone. we need an international coalition with muslim boots on the ground fighting with our support. it's time to end the quagmire of perpetual warfare in the middle east. as president, i will.
when in flint. find out who is now leading an investigation to find answers to those questions. what should be
done about the millions of people in the u-s illegally right now? hear why marco rubio says he doesn't know, and he isn't worried about it right now. and in the workout of the week its some old school resistance training. sonya and erin show us how the
your enemy. news at four front door the fallout over the contaminated water system in flint, michigan continues tonight. there are multiple investigations into how long the water has been contaminated and who is responsible. meanwhile bottles of water by the thousands continue to pour into the city. jay gray has the latest. flint, michigan.. bottled water -- pallet after pallet.. hundreds-of-thousands of gallons.. to replace the lead contaminated water that has spilling from faucets and putting families in jeopardy for almost 2-years now.. "in the scope of the work that needs to be done, this isn't even a drop in the bucket." celebrities.. corporations.. service organizations.. continue to donate clean water.. and
"the outpouring has been amazing." still though.. the outrage is building.. michigan :32 - :37"people want to have me shot. well, that's true. so again, that doesn't help solve the problem." the governor has suspended two state employees -- and yesterday the michigan attorney general appointed a former prosecutor.. and retired head of the fbi in detroit.. to lead an investigation into the process, and possible cover-up of problems with the city's water system.. "we're going to ask the tough questions, those proverbial questions of what did you know and when did you know it? we're going to get through and to the bottom of what happened in this situation." a dangerous - potentially deadly situation.. that continues in flint. jay gray - nbc news. today walmart, coke, pepsi and nestle announced a join plan to give six million bottles of water to flint area schools to fill all their needs throughout 2016. a scary incident today at a naval hospital in san diego appears to have
the medical center was put on lockdown this morning after someone called 9-1-1 and reported hearing three shots fired. police and military swarmed the area but found no signs of a gunman or of any shots being fired. an all-clear was given a few hours after the lockdown was put in place. the dig out from the massive weekend blizzard continues across the mid- atlantic region. cars remain buried under mountains of snow and streets remain unplowed. mark barger reports. the blizzard that dumped massive amounts of snow across the mid- atlantic and northeast over the weekend is still creating problems. in queens, new york snow plows have not been able to treat many of the side roads.. leaving residents to fend for themselves. "right now just trying to dig out little by little, get it done, dig ourselves out of here." a situation that could be dangerous. "if you need an ambulance how are they going to get through. god forbid you have a fire." more than two feet of snow fell in washington, d.c where the federal government is still shutdown.. while public transportation is getting back up and running.
remained buried. and even if you can dig out there's nowhere to go. residents fear they won't be able to get out for days. nat the regions airports are still struggling as well.. with hundreds of canceled flights. weary travelers are being
forced to make the most of it. . "airports take a while to gt back on track, so you just have to live with it. two feet of snow, it's a lot of snow." while officials in numerous east coast cities grapple with what to do with all the snow.....children, it seems, have it all figured out. nats mark barger, nbc news. skies are still cloudy and temperatures chilly. we're in
george: my family's lived on this farm for three generations. the bakken pipeline would pump dirty crude oil across iowa. patti: the fact that bernie sanders stands up against the pipeline is one
of the reasons we support him. george: bernie sanders didn't hesitate to say no to the big oil companies. patti: bernie knows that if we don't act, we threaten the climate and the health of our children. bernie sanders understands that. patti: bernie sanders has the guts to just stand up for what he believes in.
presidential race ... and the one candidates are attacking the most. few candidates have been as hard to pin down on the issue as florida senator marco rubio. yesterday our dave price sat down one on one with rubio to find out why he says his immigration plan in intentionally incomplete ... and whether or not he is scaring voters with his
message. 163632-164137 in your book you have a very optimistic book ... you talk about some deep stuff that can be really cloudy ... i think you can be optimistic and realistic ... we're going to do what needs to be done ... we have to get off this course that we're on ... its going to be like reelecting barack obama for a third time ... we're going to turn this country around ... do you fear that you come across ... people are ... he's gutting our military ... governing in a lawless way ... over 50% of
have reason to be optimistic but only if we get this election right ... we're going to defeat hillary clinton and turn this country around. 163832 in the senate you tried to work with the other side ... that was in a time when harry reid was the majority leader and it was the best that we could do ... when i'm president we're going to enforce our laws ... we're going to have mandatory everify ... i don't support amnesty ... if your a criminal alien youre going to be deported ... do it their way or they'll use this as a political tool ... its time to act.163945 ted cruz supported that ... he's on a cbs video saying that he can do something about that ... he wanted to legalize people who were here illegally. settle this once and for all ... can someone who came here illegally ... they are never going to be awarded citizenship, they aren't going to be given a green card ... we're not going to debate that issue until we've brought immigration under control ... we're not doing anything else on immigration." this morning rubio picked up the
again! again! again! again! again? again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. so you can love cereal... again! today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
the world a president has to grapple with, 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.
evening with temperatures there will be some partial clearing of the skies through early wednesday morning. temperatures will begin trending upwards in the days ahead. we'll go to the mid-30s tomorrow to the mid 40s by the weekend. the next chance of precipitation looks to arrive on monday and tuesday of next week. the storm is still pretty far out for exacts, but there could be some measurable snow. we'll continue to watch and update the forecast in the days ahead. coming up next in the workout of the week ... dive in and see how to use the coming up next in the workout of the week ... dive in and see
george: my family's lived on this farm for three generations. the bakken pipeline would pump dirty crude oil across iowa. patti: the fact that bernie sanders stands up against the pipeline is one of
the reasons we support him. george: bernie sanders didn't hesitate to say no to the big oil companies. patti: bernie knows that if we don't act, we threaten the climate and the health of our children. bernie sanders understands that. patti: bernie sanders has the guts to just stand up for what he believes in.
this is - and ive been doing water fitness for 20+ years.' lots of people think water fitness is for people who are old... injured or overweight. if youre one of them, you havent tried h-2-o build. this class will give you a great workout... complete with resistance training... cardio and core work. heres workout of the week. this is not your traditional water aerobics class. our feet remain grounded on the bottom of the pool most of the time... while our torso... arms and core do the majority of the work. personal trainer, irene mccormick has been teaching water fitness since 1990. she says the metabolic challenge is huge, because of the three dimensional resistance of the
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. join the fight to take back our government. you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising...
cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 'thats one good thing about iowa, law enforcement really never puts a case away.' and nearly a decade after a fatal fire... two people are facing murder charges.. what made investigators take a second look at the case. and governor branstad is celebrating all of the education options in our state.. why he says school choice is a good thing... and how it helps the state. with the iowa caucuses quickly approaching... many races are too close to call... the issues iowa voters are most interested in.... and the reason loyalties could
nearly ten years after a fire took the lives of two young men in ottumwa, police got a break in the case. good evening, i'm erin kiernan. and i'm sonya heitshusen. thank you for joining us. in 20-06... 20-year old nathan messer and 22-year old seth anderson died when they couldn't make it out of the burning home. the cause of the fire, was never determined... the case was closed... until this week. investigators say they arrested two men, for murder. channel 13's stephanie moore shows us what led to the arrests... the story is first on thirteen... piles of rubble and a few outbuildings are all that remain on the property of a 2006 fatal fire... authorities say on march 5th 2006 a 21st birthday party was being held at a home on the property..the next morning it went up in flames killing two party- goers inside. 'the investigation in 2006 was closed and fire was ruled undetermined at that time.' -yesterday 28 year old christopher yenger and 27 year old zachary dye were arrested and each charged with two counts of felony murder.authorities say they took