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5 news midday. .we are iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." sam we are expecting a wide range of weather today, all of which have a chance to impact parts of your daily commute. things will start mainly dry across the state through the morning hours but patchy freezing fog and drizzle is possible especially across central and northern iowa. this afternoon a cold front will be dropping through the state bringing the winds out of the sweeping down colder air. snow will follow the cold front in the afternoon through the snow accumulation iowa especially around corridor with about 1 to 3 inches expected. blowing snow and news midday.... three inmates have escaped from a california prison, and police are considering them armed and dangerous. elias: the super bowl match-up is decided. we'll take a look back at the
the qualifying match-ups that lead the panthers and the broncos to their big wins. elias: snowzilla slammed the east coast over the weekend. we'll take a look at how cities are dealing with the aftermath. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" elias good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm elias johnson. elias: our top story this morning...des moines begins its first homicide investigation of 20-16 elias: early sunday morning police found the body of a 71-year-old woman during a welfare check of a 71-year-old woman during a welfare check authorities say the death was not normal, but had been very violent. at this time, they don't have any suspects, but have developed some solid leads about the death. police say there's a lot of work to be done. sgt. paul parizek, des moines police department: "it's a large crime scene. evidence that we first saw at the home, we were able to follow quite a distance from the home. so, as they processed the scene, it took them to an area across the street."
medical examiner is also assisting with the death investigation. forensice evidence is being processed. more details are expected from investigators tomorrow. elias: new this morning...moral mondays iowa returns to the state capitol today...with a focus on school funding. elias: the collaborative highlights issues being undertaken in the iowa legislature during each session. during today's call for action, they will discuss funding iowa's schools at noon... education spending has priority for following a lengthy battle the next topic for moral will be water quality, set for discussion on february 8th. elias: accusations of assaulting a special needs child resulted in a bus driver and an assistant november... now, an unemployment insurance appeals decision has made video of the incident available. davidson has a look at the
school district says cost them their jobs. " "when a crying special needs student got on a des moines public school bus november 4th... bus assisant ruby taylor scolded him... (you are too big for all that) and threatned to have him kicked off the bus (get off my bus) once the student was seated it was taylors job to secure him in a wrap around seltbelt... the video shows taylor attempting to do that... but the student was able to get out of the restraint... (you better leave it alone i'm not going to tell you again) which the school district says was documents related to her unemployment insurance appeal they tightly enough" then the video shows her doing something else the school district says wasn't following their policies... quote "not watching the students, busy on her personal cell phone." several minutes into the bus ride the special needs student acts out... striking another student...
you're not going to do) and taylor physically uses her body to restrain the boy... pushing him into the bus seat to the point his cheek was "pushed against the glass" she keeps a hold of the student like this for seven minutes... when she releases him at his stop to a guardian... the boy attacks another student... then exits the bus. des moines conducted their own termining police be involved. they said student safety is concern......and that until an investigation is administration takes action to remove the employee from contact with the student. and that quote....cases involving mistreatment of a student are a clear violation of the trust and expectation the district has that all of its employees work in the best interests of the students we serve." elias: the east coast weren't the only ones who got some snow over the weekend. up in okoboji, folks got plenty of snow as well. sam:
meteorologist joins us again your forecast. sam weather adlib: we are expecting a have a chance to impact parts of your daily commute. things will start mainly dry through the morning hours but patchy freezing fog and drizzle is possible especially across central and northern iowa. this afternoon a cold front will be dropping through the state bringing the winds out of the northwest and sweeping down colder air. snow will follow the cold front in the afternoon through the evening. most of the snow accumulation will occur in northern iowa especially around the highway 20 corridor with about 1 to 3 inches expected. blowing snow and possibility, and things slick if we get isolated the morning freezing fog/drizzle. the metro might see a bit of snow but we will likely see less than an inch. the snow will end state- wide tonight with the winds remaining very
northwest and lows falling into the mid 20s. sunny with more windy and cold conditions as highs stay in the upper 20s. we will warm up starting on wednesday and it looks like we'll have 40s and almost 50s by the end of the week! elias: elias: one week from caucusing... for those wondering how the whole process works... local 5's sabrina ahmed sat down with local political experts to set the record straight. "these ninjas are our candidates okay and undecided and the other three would be we have the army men to caucus so we have out of forty we have sixteen for the green ninja sixteen for the yellow and this is our undecided guy over here blue and four undecided so our ninja here would not be has four which would total population at that caucus so those if they want to be reassigned or
people can do that as well which is part of the gamesmenship of the caucus to see who can get a candidate " elias: for more information about how to caucus, visit our webiste that's we are iowa dot com. elias: for the white house enters it's crucial final iowa caucuses. to go -- are making their final pitch to voters. abc's cecilia vega has the latest on the democrats in des moines, iowa " this morning.. hillary clinton and bernie sanders both waking up in the hawkeye state with one goal: trying to convince iowans to pick them clinton: "i know some of you are still shopping. i like to shop too." (gfx) both sides zigzagging around the state.. each logging hundreds of miles? clinton making five campaign stops this weekend? sanders - seven? over the past two days.. more than 2,000 people showed up to hear clinton speak
than 4,000 even he seemed surprised by the turnout nats - "woah there's a lot of people here" with just a week to go? sanders is not holding back? sanders sot: "you can tell when a campaign gets nervous, like the clinton campaign (laughs). i think they're getting a little nervous, what do you think? (cheers)." as clinton raked in the big endorsements? (gfx) from the coveted des moines register?to the boston globe .. saying it "it's clinton who would make a better president,,,"" elias: as we approach the iowa caucuses, all 15 presidential candidates will be at events across iowa...but two big ones will have all of them here in des moines... moines... sanders, and will be at drake university... the three democrats will take part in a town hall being
then on thursday, republicans come to town... fox news will host the seventh debate for the g-o-p presidential candidates..at the iowa events center. elias: in your national headlines now-- elias: turning to a massive manhunt underway -- after three inmates escaped a california prison. authorities warning the prisoners are considered armed and dangerous. abc's kayna whitworth has the latest. " this morning southern california on edge as the search for three escaped inmates turns desperate. sot orange county sheriff sandra hutchens 15:10:40 i consider them very and its not unlike this type of individual to obtain a weapon officials say the three men on the run for a fourth day are considered armed and dangerous. they maximum- security jail friday after cutting and half inch steel to the roof and then using a rope like this - fashioned from bed sheets to rappel to the ground. sot brad garret you can see in this
released overnight a shadowy figure , then a flicker, police say they believe that is one of the men moving across the roof. all three were awaiting trials when they escaped ?.? gfx - 37-year-old hossein nayeri, charged with kidnapping and torture. 43-yr-old bac tien duong charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon. the youngest of the three 20-year-old jonathan tieu, charged with murder ? authorities believe was gang related? he's been in jail since he was 15 elias: and trending now....help for flint , michigan from the internet... elias: people who want to help residents in flint, michigan, cope with the water crisis are flocking to gofundme. donors had given nearly 2- hundred thousand dollars.....with the money going toward things like purchasing bottles of water, water filters and even bags of fresh fruit and vegetables. one account is even raising money to offset the costs incurred by the virginia tech researchers who first tested the water and
levels of lead. in response to the outpouring of support, gofundme itself is making its own contribution -- the campaign that raises the most money will get an extra 10- thousand dollars. elias: coming up on local 5 news midday... the ragbrai route was announced saturday night, with plenty of stops in central and southern iowa towns. elias: and... super bowl 50 is gonna be an exciting game for a young rising star on the panthers and a broncos veteran. elias: next.... we'll take a look back at the underground railroad, and where many freedom
accurate forecast. this is local 5 midday. we are iowa" elias: you've no doubt heard of the underground railroad that would bring slaves from the south to freedom in the northern territories. but did you know the first underground railroad actually went south to a section of florida that offered freedom. it's part of america's untold journey as we celebrate black history month here on local five. "-lead trt: 1:55 narr - by the late 1600s, slaves head south in search of freedom . 01:07:57:00 - in 1687
the arrived in st. augustine as what would have been called fugitives. they had escaped bondage from the english plantations in the carolinas. anthony dixon - i think it is important though, that the underground railroad first came south to florida. james bullock - we don't know how many people attempted the journey. we don't know how many failed. kathy deegan - it wasn't an easy, immediate path
even once people reached florida they augustine. it wasn't
enough just to get to made it to the town and presented themselves to the governor., they would be given sanctuary . anthony dixon - they can live in the florida wilderness , live as a maroon society, as you given a choice, if you under spanish rule, vo narr - in 1693, the immediate threat for spain was england and her growing carolina colonies. as word got back to spain that plantation slaves were seeking asylum in spanish florida, ... james bullock 00:08:21:10 - the king of spain created the edict of 1693 which to my knowledge and other scholars appears to be the first civil rights legislation in the new world kathy deegan - 01:41:36:12 - as soon as word got to the plantations in carolina that there was this
...many people took advantage of that possibility to try and make it to florida. - tag elias: look for more on america's untold story of the journey right here on local five. we'll be running a new story each monday morning over the coming weeks. in our next edition of america's untold story of the journey, scholars share the story of a group of nuns that came to the aid of freed slaves.... look for that here on good morning iowa next week. and for more stories on the origins of the civil rights movement in america....go to our website...we are iowa dot com. elias: we'll take a quick look now at the weather now with meteorologist sam schreier.. sam? sam we are expecting a wide range of weather today, all of which have a chance to
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the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: we are expecting a wide range of weather today, all of which have a chance to impact parts of your daily commute. things will start mainly dry across the state through the morning freezing fog and especially across
cold front will be dropping through the state bringing the winds out of the northwest and sweeping down colder air. snow will follow afternoon through the snow accumulation will occur in northern the highway 20 to 3 inches expected. blowing snow and drifting will be a possibility, and things slick if we get isolated patches of ice from the morning freezing might see a bit of snow less than an inch. the snow will end state- wide tonight with the winds remaining very strong out of the northwest and lows falling into the mid 20s. tuesday will be partly sunny with more windy and cold conditions as highs stay in the upper 20s. we will warm up starting on wednesday and it looks like we'll have 40s and almost 50s by the end of the week! sam:
" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : matchup for super bowl 50 -- the stage is set championship sunday -- the denver broncos will take on the carolina peyton manning newton -- after the bronco's roughed up tom brady and the patriots in a night -- abc's ryan smith has all the highlights " nats game - denver wins it! heading to superbowl 50! this morning, peyton manning?heading back to the super bowl for a fourth time ?.after winning a knock-down, grind-it-out football battle against his
the new england patriots. nat - it's a touchdown! their afc championship game sunday night ?the 17th meeting of the two super bowl winning quarterbacks?and an instant classic nats - brady fields the snap and he is in trouble! the broncos defense doing the talking in a slug-fest?.hitting brady over 20 times - the most hits on any quarterback in a game this season?even denver police, poking fun at the pats tweeting out a "missing persons" notification on the "patriots nats: announcers (from 1m left in game) "i've never seen him under pressure for this long" ?but down by 8 points with just
12 seconds to play, brady fighting back....throwing this touchdown strike! nats - and it was caught by gronkowski! and just a two-point conversion away from tying it up when this happened nats - it's tipped to the air and it's intercepted the broncos clinching
"it was truly a heck of football teams going at it" the broncos - now set to face off against the carolina panthers in the superbowl? nats -
the carolina panthers are the afc champions! the panthers, losing only one game all season?.dominating a arizona cardinals star cam newton, (nats his dancing) dancing his way into the end zone twice. newton post- ahhhhh i'm excited! i'm excited!!! now, as they get ready for the biggest game of all - it's the young greatest" coming up on local 5 news midday... midday... affecting iowa we'll take a look in our farm to family this week. elias: next.... the blizzard that slammed the east coast over the weekend has left over 20 inches of snow in some places. we'll take a look at how cities are recovering, after this.
" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" elias: good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm elias johnson. elias: we turn
now to the latest on the east coast blizzard --at least 28 weather-related deaths were reported across 12 states and the district of columbia. this morning commuters will be slowed by slick roads, damaged transit lines and endless mounds of snow. abc's lana zak has the latest. g start w plows & capitol] this weekend's storm record books-- nats plows & capitol nearly 2 feet of snow washington, dc nats [sledding at gfx: it was the biggest baltimore--at 29.2 inches gfx: and in new york's central park, a new 26.8 inches of snow grinding to a halt all forms of travel.. nats well almost all
drivers on the pennsyvania turnpike were marooned for up to 30-hours [wswnstrandedtravel erspkg- ariel of long line on highway] creating a unique situation--sunday mass on the highway. [wswnstrandedtravel erspkg-mass on the nats shore...blocks of ice floated down flooded streets [wswncoastslammedpk g-ice floating down street w cars] sheila wannen/cleaning up after the storm sot: the damage was bad. there was more debris than there was from sandy laying all over the streets. the snow continued to build threw out the weekend in virginia, and up and down the coast, the weight of that snow too much for area roofs. [wswnblizzardwrappkg -roof collapse] even this ambulance was stuck nats this morning, the east coast will be digging- out... nats [wswnblizzardwrappkg -snow on car] [wsmayorwxpressersu nmd] "a record amount of snow must be removed and when i say removed that doesn't mean that doesn't mean
to be lifted and taken away." and for many....there's at least one more snow day ahead. [snowball fight nats] tag: and if you're wondering...the snow jackpot winner was glengary, wv, with a whopping 42 inches of snow. and as we make our way out from under all that powder, air travel will continue to be impacted...airlines now need to make up for the more than 12- thousand flights cancelled this weekend. live in washington, lz abcn." elias: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: we are expecting a wide range of weather today, all of which have a chance to impact parts of your daily commute. things will start mainly dry across the state through the morning hours but patchy freezing fog and drizzle is possible especially across central and northern iowa. this afternoon a cold front will be dropping through the state bringing the winds out of the northwest and sweeping down colder air. snow will follow the cold front in the afternoon through the evening. most of the snow accumulation will occur in northern iowa especially around
to 3 inches expected. blowing snow and drifting will be a possibility, and things could be especially slick if we get isolated patches of ice from the morning freezing fog/drizzle. the metro might see a bit of snow but we will likely see less than an inch. the snow will end state- wide tonight with the winds remaining very strong out of the northwest and lows falling into the mid 20s. tuesday will be partly sunny with more windy and cold conditions as highs stay in the upper 20s. we will warm up starting on wednesday and it looks like we'll have 40s and almost 50s by the end of the week! elias: 2016... may be a tough year for iowa farmers. low corn and oil prices coupled with expensive farm machinery have a lot of farmers spending and making less money. but theres one incentive proram that aims to get familys into the business. local 5's claire powell has more, in this weeks farm to family. it's only been three years. since the shinn's took
went with it. my wife the idea of farming had always been just that- a reality. "yeah we got a farm,
oh we have a farm" "not anticpate making a be a hobby farm the shinns are what on the block- thousands of acres families for generations. this farm they realized lost. "how have we lost the connection of where does the food come from?" so the newly dubbed "farmers" started adding cows.. "im not sure if thats steak or carrots behind you" then hogs, inherited meat rabbits and bought laying hens " im surprised at how much i enjoy the chickens" moving into 2016, the shinns have a long, hanging list of areas they want to expand on at their organic farm. rotational grazing, honey bees, updating irrigation. adding
cold or wet, you have to do the animals first then take care of yourslef" but with a tough year forecasted for farmers, they figured extra help couldnt hurt. thats where practical farmers of
iowa saving incentive's program stepped in. "big thing is in 10 years we want to sustain ourselves." the program will pair the shinns with an expierenced mentor. then match whatever they save in the next two years- up to $2,400. meaning in 2018, they'll have five thousand extra for anything farm related. "we will have that additional knowledge base to pull from especially in this lean year" they're hoping 2016 is their year. aiming to expand the newborn farm into something sustainable. "i think its a great expierence" from osceola, claire powell local 5 news we are iowa elias: since 2010, the practical incentive helped more than 100 farmers get started. program or to visit our website com.
in your sports news now-- it will be a big night in ames...as cyclones fans look for their team to get its fourth win in a row. iowa state coming off a road win over t-c-u, now faces kansas at hilton later today. anticipation for the game has been building.... elias: i-s-u students even began camping outside hilton after last monday's win over oklahoma... but the fans trouble fire officials say in one of the fire. folks just need to be a little more cautious. paul sandoval, ames deputy fire chief: "in order to prevent it, whenever they're there. it's a good idea extinguisher there and to have somebody be alert and watch for the heating unit itself." elias: school officials say they will discuss the incident and how
active in the future. elias: the hawkeyes got some big news for their football program....pella quarterback noah clayberg has committed to donning the black and gold. clayberg accepted a grayshirt offer, meaning he won't be part of the team until january of 20-17. during the past two seasons, he led pella to a 28 and oh record, two state titles, and named the gatorade player of the year in iowa. elias: this year's ragbrai route proved to be a hit with central and southern iowans... the nearly 420 mile trip starts in glenwood and ends in muscatine....inclu ding central iowa stops...shenando ah, creston, and ottumwa. this year, the committee is celebrating a number of relative new faces to the ride. organizers say it will be the third 15th easiest route in its history. they believe it's another great mix of places to visit.
some great, great traditional iowa towns with center squares, towns like centerville and leon have got a really neat downtown, so ragbrai is going to feel really welcome there. " elias: more than 100- thousand people are expected to participate in the ride. ottumwa and shenandoah are each breaking 13 year droughts of hosting. elias: and the state fair announced its grandstand line-up this morning. so far, the newsboys and dierks bentley have been confirmed. and if you are looking to buy your tickets already, be sure to visit the state fair website. elias: still to come on local 5 news midday... (weather) sam has the details in central iowa's most accurate forecast next.
forecast with schreier. certified by weatherrate the experts" sam weather adlib: we are expecting a wide range of weather have a chance to impact parts of your daily commute. things will start mainly dry across the state through the morning hours but patchy freezing fog and especially across central and northern iowa. this afternoon a cold front will be
dropping through the state bringing the winds out of the northwest and sweeping down colder air. snow will follow afternoon through the evening. most of the snow accumulation will occur in northern iowa especially around the highway 20 corridor with about 1
blowing snow and drifting will be a possibility, and things could be especially slick if we get isolated patches of ice from the morning freezing fog/drizzle. the metro might see a bit of snow but we will likely see less than an inch. the snow will end state- wide tonight with the winds remaining very strong out of the northwest and lows falling
into the mid 20s. tuesday will be partly sunny with more windy and cold conditions as highs stay in the upper 20s. we will warm up starting on wednesday and it looks like we'll have 40s and almost 50s by the end of the week! elias:
many thousands of pets each year. the arl serves people and pets from across the state of iowa through its programs, which include pet adoption, humane education, pet behavior training, spay/neuter, animal cruelty intervention and much more. history the arl has grown dramatically since its founding in 1926 - expanding its programs that serve both people and homeless animals across iowa. the most obvious growth is the number of animals the arl provides shelter and care for each year. intakes have increased from a few thousand animals a decade ago to more than 15,000 animals in 2013. through our proactive community outreach and spay/neuter programs, in the past few years we have begun to see a decrease in the number of animals we care for, but our work is far from over. other areas of growth include the arl's programs designed specifically to address the
including spay/neuter, behavior training, and humane education programs. the arl's positive reinforcement training program has expanded to offer year-round classes, as well as free behavior advice for dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets. the shelter continues to spay and neuter all dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets and pigs that are adopted from our shelter. in addition to the animals that come through the arl's doors, the arl also serves the people of iowa through its many services. mission to promote animal welfare, strengthen the human-animal bond, and prevent the overpopulation of pets.