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tv   KCCI 8 News at Ten  Me-TV  December 22, 2015 10:00pm-10:35pm CST

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>> this is breaking news from kcci eight news. steve: just north of grinnell, iowa state patrol reports one person dead. it happened around 4:00 when a person traveling northbound crossed the centerline and struck a semi. the driver of that vehicle, james joseph harris, was killed. the driver of the semi was not injured. we will update you as we learn more. new at 10:00, another lottery scam in iowa. this time, and underage des moines man nabbed a jackpot. ryan: an anonymous tip alerted lottery officials to a late july votto purchase at superquick foods near the fairgrounds. now, that stories on the hook
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snagging a $100,000 prize after playing the mega crossword instant scratch game. after taxes, the 20-year-old des moines man pocketed $70,000. >> he said that a coworker bought the ticket and gave it to him. ryan: his fortune didn't last long. five days later, a tip to lottery officials. >> it wasn't legally purchased and it wasn't legally presented. ryan: he bought the ticket himself at this superquick foods. underage gambling violation according to iowa law. >> lottery security investigated it. we determined that in fact he was the one who purchased the ticket which make the whole prize invalid. ryan: he told investigators a
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, according to state report, the investigation showed no signs of any office pools for lottery tickets. the suspect admitted he spends a few hundred dollars a week on lottery tickets. >> the law is in place for a reason. we need to make sure the law is being followed. ryan: super quick foods now facing a one week suspension from selling lottery tickets for failing to i.d. the customer. we did attempt to get comment from boals-watters tonight, but no one answered at the listed address. live in studio, ryan smith, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. steve: 3 friends involved in buying tickets and claiming jackpots allegedly fixed by eddie tipton have something very unusual in common. in a very strange legal motion iowa prosecutor rob sand asked a , judge to bar any discussion of bigfoot hunting at tipton's upcoming trial. prosecutors say tipton's brother and his alleged accomplices are bigfoot hunters they fear it could distract from
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tipton is the former multi-state lottery association security director. he's accused of rigging jackpots in iowa, colorado, wisconsin, kansas, and oklahoma. a warning about a new scam in ames. it uses an old ames car dealership to dupe people out of tens of thousands of dollars. the website says it's benson motor in ames. it's at bm-center.com. it looks legitimate and has pictures of real people. but, benson motor closed in 2009. chris, who didn't want us to identify his last name, almost wired $72,000, thinking he was getting a deal on a couple of cars. he checked in with ames police just in the nick of time. >> you've got to be so careful, i mean if you're not able to vet it with your own eyes. with technology these days we , could have wired 72 grand that could have instantly been gone. steve: ames police tell kcci they got a call from an agency
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similar case. a webster county man is wanted for throwing hot grease on his dog. police have issued an arrest warrant for 52-year-old gary wilson of fort dodge. they say the labrador retriever suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his head and face. the dog is now being cared for by his owner who does not live , with wilson. in commitment 2016 news tonight. a feud between the democratic and republican front-runners is getting a lot of attention on the presidential campaign trail. weija jiang is in washington tonight. weija: hillary clinton fired back at gop front runner donald trump during her 20th campaign visit to iowa tuesday night. ms. clinton: the rhetoric has been hateful towards so many people. we are better than that and we need to stand up. weija: trump launched his latest attacks at clinton during his monday night rally in grand
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first, he critiqued clinton's weekend debate appearance when she dashed away during a commercial break to use the restroom. mr. trump: i'm watching the debate and she disappeared. where did she go? i know where she went. it's disgusting. i don't want to talk about it. then he used a vulgar yiddish expression to slam clinton on her loss to president obama in 2008. mr. trump: she was gonna beat obama. she was favored to win and she lost, i mean she lost. weija: republican rival jeb bush took a swipe at both candidates as he campaigned in new hampshire. at clinton -- mr. bush: she's great at being the victim. this will enhance her victimology status. weija: then at trump, -- mr. bush: trump will not be president because he says these things. it turns people off. weija: the candidates will soon find out whether the strong language on the campaign trail will matter to voters. the iowa caucuses are a little more than a month away. weijia jiang, cbs news, washington.
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that's how much money hillary clinton wants to treat and discover a cure for alzheimer's disease, parkinsons, and dementia. she campaigned in fairfield and keota in southeastern iowa today with u.s. secretary of agriculture tom vilsack. clinton's plan would fund research, expand medicare to cover care-planning, and push congress to reauthorize grants for local initiatives to protect patients who wander from their homes. 5 million americans have been diagnosed with alzheimer's and that number is expected to triple in the next 3 decades. >> this disease, the amount of deaths are going up. the other major diseases, their cause of death are actually decreasing. we need to see that happen with alzheimer's as well. this is a horrible disease with, at this no end in sight.
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increase funding for health research. she says she'll come up with the $2 billion by closing tax loopholes but she didn't specify which ones. funeral services will be held tomorrow for longtime madrid high school football coach randy hinkel, who died suddenly on sunday. he was 58-years-old. hinkel's visitation is tomorrow from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the madrid junior/senior high school. the funeral service immediately follows. the public is welcome. it is officially winter but it sure doesn't feel like it. the warm temperatures are a bummer for some businesses. next to the ice arena in urbandale, normally it is full of's letters. kurtis: it has been very mild but there is hope yet. there are two systems to watch. initially, we will have to deal with some more rain.
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the afternoon. temperatures in the 40's early on. 3:00 p.m., 43. i think of some cold air gets here little sooner, we may mix in some wet snowflakes. widespread. coming into the weather center. this is snow totals for a little piece of energy that can move through on christmas eve. this could be a light dusting. in little more in fort dodge and maybe an inch or two over towards the missouri river valley. holiday planner, increased chance for light snow christmas eve. looks like less than an inch. 37. christmas day, we could see some rain late. i will break things down hour-by-hour with the latest futurecast, coming up. steve: new at 10:00, a light
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getting a whole lot of attention this winter. kcci's steffani nolte shows you the reason for their spirit this holiday season. steffani: since neighbors have 1993, transformed richland court into gingerbread lane. and this year, things got rebaked. >> it draws a lot of traffic. steffani: gingerbread men, lights, candy canes, it's no wonder gingerbread lane is a must see in ankeny. >> they have things that kind of tell the story with it too. steffani: the storyboards, and gingerbread men, got a fresh coat of paint this year. and they added the gingerbread house. >> we stand outside on weekends and collect canned goods for the food bank, money for the food bank, dressed up as elves, gingerbread boys, mr. and mrs. clause. steffani: car after car, even limos line up to see the story. >> i love that my kids get to
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they get excited waving at sharing the joy of christmas. >> sometimes you have a hard time getting out of your driveway, but you expect that when it's about that time of the year though. steffani: it's just what you come to expect when you live on gingerbread lane. >> those folks that now move usually greeted with the gingerbread that goes along with the house. steffani: and don't miss the frosty story on across the street on rio circle. steve: most of the lights on gingerbread lane stay on until about midnight. they'll be up until new years. the neighborhood is collecting donations for the food bank of iowa. so far, they've raised more than $1000. still to come, face plant. why it never pays to run from the police. plus, deadly day. we learn more about those who died in a suicide bombing in afghanistan. and, freak of nature. where conditions were perfect to form this unusual circle of
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this is kcci 8 news at 10:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst, chief meteorologist john mclaughlin, and sports director andy garman. steve: caught on camera. a man is so desperate to get away from police he jumps off a mall escalator and lands head-first. 21-year-old marcel wallace is ok but he now faces theft charges for allegedly stealing from a macy's store in the dayton ohio mall. his 19-year-old sister is a cashier at the store. she is facing charges too. police say she rang up 3 coats value that $620 for just $26. right now, protesters in minnesota are preparing for a black lives matter demonstration tomorrow at the mall of america. but today, a judge barred 3 people from attending that protest after the mall requested a temporary restraining order. the protesters are hoping to draw attention to last month's minneapolis police killing of 24-year-old jamar clark. we are learning more tonight
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in a suicide bombing in afghanistan. a new york city detective and an air force staff sergeant are among the dead. aixa diaz is in our washington bureau where loved ones are starting to share news of their loss. aixa: the mother of 30-year-old air force staff sergeant peter taub says her son was one of the six u.s. service members killed. a suicide bomber slammed a motorcycle into a group of nato and afghan troops yesterday outside bagram airfield. today, the new york city police department is also in mourning, the commissioner says one of their detectives was killed in the attack. joseph lemm served with the u.s. air national guard, and leaves behind a wife and two children. the taliban has claimed responsibility for the bombing. monday became the deadliest day for american troops in afghanistan since may 2013. in washington, i'm aixa diaz. steve: the mother of staff sergeant taub is also sharing information on facebook tonight. she owns a sandwich shop in washington d.c.
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the week. freak of nature. check out this unusual sight on a lake in minnesota. this rotating circle of ice is now getting a lot of attention on social media. you can find it on minnesota's upper south long lake. kurtis, have you ever seen anything like that? kurtis: i was in a bar that did that once on the top of a hotel. that could be interpreted a lot of ways. airport skycam. the river is flowing into the lake. wind chill, 34. humidity at 79%. it is going to rain during the morning hour. could be widespread on and off.
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changeover. moisture wanting to move on and. a little bit of rain down and southeast iowa. towards scott's bluff nebraska and back in through colorado. tomorrow, most locations will be very mild. mix in minneapolis at 38. cold air off to the west. the front is going to slide on through. the cold air arrives earlier. a little more snow for the northwest but not a great chance of that. this is a brand-new futurecast.
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morning hour. the best chance for the next in northwestern iowa. another little band of rain during the evening. then, christmas eve, we're going to get a little piece of snow moving through. that kicks out. christmas day, generally dry. christmas night, we could see some light snow in northwestern iowa. it would be generally rain here in the metro. i nationally, a whole lot of rain tomorrow. here an inch in east-central iowa. the metro amounts of and going up. a good general about would be about 4/10 to 8/10 of an inch.
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since of west snowflakes late. 8 day forecast. christmas eve, that dusting of snow possible. christmas day, generally dry. christmas night, i think we will see some showers with snow showers to the west. late in the weekend, i think we could see snow into the night. some 20's next week. steve: straight ahead on the news at daddy's home. 10, see a big holiday surprise for a little girl. >> let the holiday travel frenzy began. we will be live with what you need to know before you leave.
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paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have to get out there and do it yourself. bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms. bernie cannot be bought out by big money. bernie's opinion cannot be purchased. it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street, take on big business, take on big money, and get the working class back to where they should be. he's a rock.
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ryan: is a story made -- a story made for the holidays. in west des moines, receiving the best christmas present -- a student at westridge elementary school in west des moines today received the best christmas present of her young life. ryan: all smiles. sergeant cody grubbs surprised his daughter olivia this afternoon during a school holiday concert. dad and daughter hadn't seen each other in a year. he is stationed at an army base in hawaii. >> i was trying to peek through the crack in the door so i could see what she was wearing. actually thought she was wearing pink. i was looking at the wrong kid when i came out. ryan: sergeant grubb goes back to hawaii in 2 weeks. steve: tony seeman is in with sports. looks like this year's cyclones team has something in common with last years.
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heart disease. asthma. diabetes. 7 out of 10 americans take prescription drugs. but in the last 7 years drugs prices have doubled. hillary's going to take on the drug companies. require medicare to negotiate lower drug prices. let people buy their prescription drugs from countries like canada at half the price. and cap monthly prescription costs for every american. the drug companies have been over charging long enough. it's time to fight back. i'm hillary clinton
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tony: when you are talking about isu basketball, there is never a shortage of drama. it seems like every game they are end, it comes down to the final bucket. on the road taking on 42nd ranked cincinnati. georges niang down low. the bucket and the foul. this time from beyond the arc. he had a game high 24 points and 10 rebounds for the double-double. deonte burton getting some more playing time and using it, showing his athleticism. great finish. burton put up 10. isu led most of the game but back comes cinci. kevin johnson hits the jumper. here we go again, 11 seconds isu
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george dna 2 -- georges niang to abdel nader. closing seconds of the game. one shot, miss. two shots, mets. iowa state escapes with an 81-79 win. hawkeyes at home taking on tennessee tech. first half, mike gesell with that no look to jarrod uthoff . then it is uthoff from behind the arc. peter jok feeling it from 3. all iowa tonight, gesell with the steel and the jam. i have a goes on to win easily, 85-63. drake at home taking on abilene christian. reed timmer rallying the troops.
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he put up 30. graham woodward hence the triple. bulldogs roll, 87-70 is your final. the inner state rivalries didn't end this past weekend at the big 4 classic. today, the drake bulldog womens team went out east to carver hawkeye arena to take on the hawkeyes lisa bluder and jennie baranczyk. tanya davis gets the steal and finishes on the other end. it's chase coley, the sophomore . nice little razzle dazzle down low. 6 hawkeyes in double figures in this one. ally disterhofft, she had 20 . cyclone women at home at hilton this afternoon taking on
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kidd blaskowsky, the coolest name in college basketball. they also three-pointer. then it's jadda buckley from behind the arch, isu wins 5 straight and they win 97- uni 63. women on the road and they fall 69-61. , the hawkeyes have used the time after their loss to michigan state to rest up both physically and mentally. and it looks like it has paid off. head coach kirk ferentz said at a press conference today he feels great about the health of his team. he also said hes hopeful that senior running back jordan canzeri will be able to play after injuring his ankle in the big ten title game. now, the focus is on stanford and soaking this whole experience in. >> it still gets down to what we do on the practice field. the other part is how we handle the good things. you want to players to enjoy it. they have heard that. you also want them to have an awareness of what it is we are trying to get accomplished at the end of the day.
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kurtis: it is going to be a wet wednesday. looks like we could get a light
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