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parts of the midwest reaching a breaking point. for many, the worst is still to come. mystery inferno. new images from inside, where the fire started, and could it happen here? toxic suburb. the source of the gas leak finally revealed. one of the world's biggest stars saying enough is enough. and, remembering natalie cole. the grammy winning singer, leaving her own unforgettable mark. good evening. great to have you with us as we start the new year. i'm tom llamas, in for david.
in tel aviv. the gunman, taking the first steps of a shooting rampage. in france, soldiers opening fire, wounding a driver that ran into them. high tensions on the first day of 2016. we start with alex marquardt. >> reporter: he seems to stop before opening fire. the next-door bar sprayed with bullets. the quiet of new year's day in tel aviv, shattered. the motive is unclear. amid reports he was mentally unstable and smiled during the attack. >> i thought it was finished,
>> reporter: izsrael is harardly w to terror. in france, sololdiers guardg a mosque fired at a driver that twice tried to ram them. they wonded edwounded the attacker. munich shut down two train stations after a warning of a specific attack involving suicide bombers. here in london there were no incidents. but one topop german official callinggt a permanent general terrorist threat. also breaking tonight, a terror group featuring donald trump, using his call to ban muslims from entering the u.s. as a recruitment tool.
>> muslims of the west, take heed. >> reporter: it's not from isis, from the muslim extremist terrorist group, al shabaab, has been using donald trump's famous vow to ban muslims from entering the united states. the video is entitled the path to paradise. trump's words are sandwiched tween the recorded words of a u.s.-born cleric, killed in a strike four years ago. he says the west will eventually turn on its citizens, and uses trump's words to prove that.
would happen, but until tonight, there had been so evidence of that. now, to the flood warnings stretching from texas to illino. the overthrowing mississippi river, threatening homes and businesses south of st. louis. small signs of relief as some flood waters start to recede. but the worst is yet to come. here's indra petersons. >> reporter: tonight, a house floating downhe mississippi river. >> it's devastating. >> reporter: in illinois, another body recovered from the flood waters. now, at least 23 deaths from the flooding in illinois and ssouri. two teenagers still missing. illinois governor declaring a state of emergency. >> this is particularly dangerous with this kind of rain, then this kind of cold.
damage has been done. >> this will take a chunk out of our funds. >> reporter: with water treatment plants overrun, soon custers here will be left without. the disaster moving south. louisiana bracing for more major flooding. >> in about three weeks, we'll krooes crest here, and will have about 12 the additional feet of water. >> reporter: the waters are starting to recede, but it's rushing south. tomorrow, the river expected to crest at 50 feet. meanwhile, the eastern part of the couny, waking up to what feels like the teens in chicago,
20s. >> we'll be bracing for that. indra, thank you. now to the towering inferno that brokeut in dubai. flam burning up the side of the luxury hotel. crowds watching a fireworks display that went on as planned. today, thick smoke pouring out of windows. david wright on the investigation. >> reporter: it was a blaze big enough to upstage the new year's fireworks at theworld's tallest building. starting at the 20th floor of the high-rise, quickly engulfing the whole building. about 16 injured, a miracle that no one was killed. >> we were at the 48th floor.
cameras onhe 48th floor of the hotel to catch the fireworks, only to be caught up in this. he put on the window wawasher's rig, and lowered himself over the edge. calling friends and talking to rescuers. those are his feet on the ledge. investigators don't know what caused the fire, but it's the kind of thing that gives people nightmares in new york and other cities with tall buildings. fire officials here say a high-rise fire is less likely to happen in our country. that's because our building codes are designed to prevent it. >> the building does not burn, it's only the contents inside the building that burns. >> reporter: eventually, he was led to rescue. in dubai today, the fire is
and so many questions, still smoldering. >> david, thank you. across the u.s., the new year setting off a head debate over gun layws. in texas, a new open carry licy taking effecttoday, allowing gun owners to try to visibly carry guns in public. here's ryan owens. >> reporter: as of today, this is all perfectly legal. >> a very historic day for texas. >> reporter:egistered gun owners can wear their guns and can visit the state capital without going through a metetal detector. >> the bad guys have guns, soo we should arm ourselves, too. >> reporter: the lone star state
popular state that allows gun owners to open carry. not everyone is convinced. >> i don't want to be a victim of someone's idiocy because they're trying to be like rambo. >> they have a gun. >> reporter: one department producing this video. >> is the gun outf its holster? is the person acting reckless? be open carry aware. >> reporter: plenty,ncluding whole foods, have opted out. they just have to put up a sign like this one. and you still can't carry a gun to a school or a courthouse. now to the bill cosby sex assault case. this tweet, friends and fans,
the msage sparking heated reaction on line as the spotlight shifts to his wife, camille. here's ryan smith. >> reporter: tonight, bill cosby's wife camille in the hot seat. a massachusetts court forcing her to testify i a lawsuit filed by seven women claiming the comedian drugged or sexually assaulted them. camille sayiying herer conversations are covered by marital privilege, but the judge saying it does no apply bause they was not just his wife, but also his business manager.
husband's side. >> how is your wife holding up? >> love and the strength of womanhood. > reporte only once making a public statement defending him. one of the accusers, begging to differ. telling abc news she considered telling camille about the alleged assaults until this encounter. >> she embraced me like you would hug your daughter. and then i decided i wasn't going to push the issue any further, because ofher. >> reporter: as for bill cosby, he's fighting charges and is free on bail. the next court date, januauary 14th. >> thanks so much ryan.
wayne rogers ha died, remember for "m.a.s.h.," and died from complications of pneumonia. he was 82. and a singer and a voice so many will always find unforgettable. grammy winner natalie cole passed away on new year'r's e in los angeles. her caer spanning decades. t.j. holmes with a look back. > reporte she inherited all the right notes. her father, nat king cole. but she would make her own mark. the powerful voice, belting out hits like "this will be." >> reporter: but cole hit some low notes, too. a battle with drug addiction and
kidney transplant. "unforgettable that's what you are >> reporter: in 1991, her comeback hit. unforgettable though near or far >> reporter: father and daughter, the magical voices woven into a seamless duet. thinks that i am unforgettable, too >> thanks, dad. >> reporter: natal cole was 65. >> truly unforgettable. there's still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this friday. the toxic cloud, now being called one of the worst ever. why no one sms to be able to shut it down. and the famous name joining into the fight tonight. >> and a driver behind the whee when all of a sudden this
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>> reporter: once the field was empty empty, but it was build in memory of his hockey loving daughter, melanie. >> on days like this, i feel emotional, you know? >> reporter: she would have loved it. >> i i know, yeah. >> reporter: but authorityies saying it may not be in come compliance compliance with laws. >> one of the kids said it warmed his heart. >> are you kidding? >> reporter: on this day in 2016, this rink is filled with kids. some skating for the first time. gloria riviera, abc news. >> thank you for watching on new
i'm tom llamas for david and all of us here. good night, and again, happy new year.accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." brad/wx wall weather adlib: happy new year everyone! we exceeded expectations today with reaching above freezing for the first time since last sunday! there were some clouds over northern iowa where temperatures were held down quite a bit. look for mainly clear skies for all of the state tonight with more cold conditions. "local 5 news at 6 in hd
"when she caem to me like that i couldnt believe that a four year old had a heart like that" stephanie: a four year old girl is starting her own business with a little help from her dad. how it got started and what she's hoping it can do for her family. stephanie/1shot: good evening. welcome to local 5 news, home of we are iowa dot com. i'm stephanie angleson. glad you're with us. jack has the night off. stephanie/1shot: there was a fatal crash in mahaska county yesterday afternoon. it happened at one thirty yesterday afternoon at the intersection oxford avenue and 215th street. a chevy blazer was headed westbound on 215th street, when it failed to stop at the intersection. the vehicle then crossed onto oxford avenue and was struck by an on-coming semi, killing 55-year old new sharon resident susan durian. the accident is still under investigation. stephanie: we have new details on the teen shooting in des moines yesterday.