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donald trump: of course, if you listen to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much and now we're winning, winning, winning the country. elizabeth: trump trounces his rivals. what his win in nevada may mean for the other upcoming contests. do cruz and rubio have a shot at the nomination? eric: plus, cruel chant? why trump's name during a basketball game caused some students in perry to feel threatened. elizabeth: and supreme fight. senator grassley takes a strong stand in the debate over nominating a new supreme court nominee. do iowans agree? >> you're watching kcci eight news. eric: also this morning, severe storms. new video from down south. tornadoes tore through the gulf coast.
areas. good morning everyone, it is wednesday, february 24. elizabeth: that video makes us extra thankful for our quiet weather. metinka: it is actually ok for a change. des moines is waking up to clouds and cool temperatures. the wind chills are driving down into the 20's. heading for seasonably chilly highs close to 41. and even into being breezy and cool, a win -- a warm-up begins. highs could get close to 60 degrees. eric: big stories in central iowa. des moines police are investigating a shooting in an elementary school parking lot. it happened at park avenue elementary on southwest 9th street. police say a man in his teens or early 20's was shot in the leg there and then went to a nearby house for help. he was taken to the hospital last night, but his condition is unknown this morning. police say the suspects fled the scene and no one has been arrested at this point. elizabeth: in commitment 2016 news, victory in vegas.
fresh off another win in the nevada caucus while democrats get ready for their next contest in south carolina. with 93% of precincts reporting, trump is out front with 46%. marco rubio and ted cruz are in second and third with 24% and 22% respectively. nikole killion is in washington with more on the race and results. nikole: this by far was donald trump's biggest win and he seemed to savor it. donald trump: if you listen to the pundits we weren't expected to win too much, and now we're winning, winning, winning the country. and soon the country is going to start winning, winning, winning. nikole: it was a trump trifecta as the real estate mogul hit the jackpot in nevada with his third win in a row he trounced rivals marco rubio and ted cruz, who argue they're still viable. now the focus turns to super tuesday, where about a dozen
meantime, hillary clinton and bernie sanders concentrated on the upcoming primary in south carolina participating in a town hall. democrats vote there saturday, while republicans return to the debate stage tomorrow night. in washington, i'm nikole killion. elizabeth: that debate will be held in houston, texas. the lone star state is one of several super tuesday states that votes next week. elizabeth: here in central iowa, a student chant is turning heads in dallas county. it happened monday night during a game between perry and dallas center grimes. dcg students reportedly chanted "trump trump trump" to intimidate perry, a team largely comprised of minority players. we found one dcg student tweeting, "perry fans are the reason i want trump to be our president." one perry student tells kcci opposing teams often use race in game chants. kevin lopez: it hurts at first instinct. it's troublesome. you want to retaliate with everything you got. you want to tell them why they're so wrong and you want to
valuable. elizabeth: perry's principal says dcg school officials addressed the issues with students tuesday. eric: more drama in the quest to find a supreme court replacement for late justice antonin scalia. senator chuck grassley says his judiciary committee will deny giving a hearing to president obama's nominee. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell announced the senate's decision tuesday. senator grassley and the other republicans on the judiciary committee released a letter saying they won't hold hearings on any supreme court nominee until after our next president is sworn in on january 20, 2017. drake constitutional law professor mark kende says this decision shows a break down of democracy. mark kende: what they've really done is practically guaranteed a supreme court that's going to have trouble functioning for maybe 18 months. and when the legislature does that to the courts you really have at least sort of a kind of separation of powers. it's really offensive.
tuesday to do a satellite interview from washington with senator grassley, but did not hear back. we posted a now poll overnight asking if you agree with senator grassley's refusal to hold a hearing for a supreme court nominee. let us know what you think by -- 37% of you say yes. 60% say no. let us know what you think by calling 200-1508, online at kcci.com, or on facebook or twitter. more big stories now. the trial of kent sorenson was supposed to start today. but the former state senator pleaded guilty tuesday to disorderly conduct. the plea agreement allows sorenson to avoid a domestic abuse trial from a case last summer. and state lawmakers are working to protect teens from dating violence. on tuesday, the iowa senate unanimously approved a new bill that requires high schools to teach kids about it along with other sex ed topics. national numbers show 1 in 4 teens has been involved in dating violence. that translates to 11,000 iowa
sen. liz mathis: kids need to know how to control their anger, their sexual impulses, they need to know how to say no. eric: the dating violence bill now moves to the iowa house. elizabeth: happening right now, a deadly storm system that produced dozens of tornadoes in the gulf coast is now moving to the carolinas. it destroyed several trailers, ripped roofs off buildings, and killed at least three people in louisiana and mississippi. right now, crews are out surveying the damage. at least 26 tornadoes were reported tuesday. developing in the last couple of hours, the wreckage of a missing plane was found in nepal. the plane disappeared early this morning with 23 people on board, all of whom are now confirmed dead. this is video of the passengers families waiting for information at the airport. officials say the plane was on an 18 minute flight, but lost contact right after takeoff. no word yet on what caused the plane to crash. eric: and right now, we're still keeping a close eye on river levels.
southeast 6th is now just above flood stage. it's expected to crest later this week, a half a foot above flood stage. this will likely affect some bike trails in that area. eric: as you get up and get going there is a reminder we are technically in winter. metinka: you will need the warmer coats. yesterday we did not have the wind and today it is pretty brisk with wind chills in the 20's so it is not bitterly cold but there is a nip in the air. the wind chill is at 26 and because of the north wind that 14 we have clouds in place and no fog to slow you down. you will need warmer coats and hats and gloves for the kiddos and that's not bad heading for 41. eric: new this morning, a local business is set to release a novel inspired by iowa's water-quality tug-of-water. elizabeth: the book hits the shelves tomorrow. alyx sacks is at raygun this morning.
alyx: they have released 20,000 copies of their own books a few times but this is the first time they published another author. this is a by-line iowans should understand. this is a tough topic. we are familiar with the topic and just at a. s they, how did you are dressed the complexity? >> i have been following the news and i was surprised people didn't seem to be more engaged in water quality. i sort of thought maybe they are not getting enough information. i also did not see the different perspectives and complicated issues going into something like this gathered in one room. i wanted people to hear the story of farmers and to hear the story of people who worked in the parks and on the lakes and rivers and regular people who are trying to make sense of what's happening with water
so i gathered them all together under the umbrella of the protagonist of this book. alyx: speaking of protagonists, she is a journalist and that's how she is going out and meeting iowans with iowans names. is there an antagonist? >> i think we do a lot of that in our politics and our media these days, there is a lot of feels like blaming or around our kitchen tables. there is not an antagonist in the book. everybody has a valid perspective. i think independent-minded iowans deserve to hear the voices around the table and that's what the journalist in the book sets out around the state of iowa to do. she wants to gather the voices and listen to them equally. i know there's a lot more exciting things to come. tomorrow.
you can also go online and there will be a release party from 5:00 to 7:00. jennifer will be here herself. in the next half-hour, this book was put together right here. we will explain that coming up. elizabeth: setting the stage for state. waukee will get a chance to defend their title. find out the other teams earning a trip. eric: why millions of snickers you to eat. elizabeth: stolen social media. stolen. how to can make sure it doesn't happen to you. eric: traffic is no problem right now. a few regular slowdowns. let's take a look at i-35 and highway 141.
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we have a brisk wind creating wind chills into the 20's across central iowa. it is cold enough to need warmer coats and gloves. through the middle afternoon. february day with clouds in the sunshine to the west. highs either side of 40. we are on the countdown, only 24 although this weekend we will saturday. highs could warm up getting close to 60. eric: sports news now. iowa basketball will look to wipe the slate clean tonight after last week's loss to penn state. up next for the hawks, a pivotal four game stretch starting off with a red hot wisconsin squad. the badgers have won 8 of their last 9 games. the key for iowa is to spread the workload beyond peter jok and jarrod uthoff. they have been shouldering a lot of the load. tipoff tonight between the hawkeyes and the badgers is at 8:00 p.m. you can watch the game on the
the high school girls basketball state tournament kicks off at wells fargo arena next week. last night, several central iowa teams secured their ticket to the well in class 4a and 5a. waukee took on iowa city west in the big school division. it was a tight game, but the warriors came out on top 70 to 68. they'll face cedar falls in the first round of state play next wednesday. another close game in class 5a, southeast polk beat city high last night 59 to 56 to advance to state. they'll take on johnston next wednesday. with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz, and right-now coverage with shaina humphries. they had a decisive win last night over cedar rapids washington. the dragons ended up with a 66 to 54 win over the warriors. also in 5a, ankeny centennial took on sioux city west last night. a big win for centennial there, 66 to 42. the jaguars now move on to face davenport north next week. trust kcci for coverage on all the girls basketball state play
and 2a quarterfinals. elizabeth: some central iowa students have been taking flight at school this year. the des moines public schools aviation program has a new $60,000 flight simulator. kcci got an up close look at the new technology. it allows high school students to realistic flight experience without ever leaving the ground. the flight instructor says it takes students through almost every possible scenario. tim harmer: it allows them to log time on taxing aircraft around airports and then doing normal take off normal landings, traffic patterns, as well as cross country flying in a safe warm environment. elizabeth: officials say the flight simulator is so advanced, the faa actually allows the students to log up to 72 hours of flight time on it. eric: economic headlines now. hy-vee is recalling its 2-ounce containers of macadamia nuts
contaminated with salmonella. the nuts come in a blue-colored 2-ounce plastic bag. they were sold between july 2nd, 2015 and february 3rd, 2016. new information on the candy bar recall. it should not affect candy bars in the u.s.. they are being issued in 55 countries after plastic was found in a product. if it doesn't say mars netherlands, you are ok to eat it. wall street started on a high but that didn't last long. , concern about global growth sent stocks down tuesday. the dow fell almost 189 points. the nasdaq was down 67. and the s and p 500 fell about 24. consumer reports is out with this year's top car picks. more than 50 tests are performed on every vehicle, including tests on braking, handling, comfort, safety, and fuel economy. so here are this year's best. for sports cars, the mazda mx-5 miata.
for minivans, the toyota sienna. midsized cars, the toyota camry. the best luxury suv goes to the lexus rx. subcompact cars, honda fit. and the best truck is the ford f-150. elizabeth: new research shows parents are heading back to class, so they can help their children with homework. and it's not just high schoolers that need help, even some parents of kindergartners need a refresher. dozens of schools around the country are now offering classes and workshops for parents to teach them more about common core curriculum and the teaching techniques used in classrooms today. eric: a connecticut mother is sharing her story to help bring awareness to stolen social media. >> and to know someone stole my family's first photo and put something like that on it, it disgusts me. eric: this photo of the day karena bennett gave birth to her first son has become her worst nightmare. it was stolen and attached to
the internet saying she gave birth to her 14th child from 14 different men. experts say this kind of thing happens more often than you think. brian kelly: it's very common. and anytime you put anything on the internet it's forever, and it can last long beyond the intended use. i think that's the scary reality we live in, that through no fault of our own, we can become victims. eric: experts say you may want to consider using a watermark on your photos on social media to help protect them from being stolen. it's also a good idea to check your social media privacy settings. elizabeth:elizabeth: even the most innocent, suite photos can be manipulated. it's kind of scary. we will have over to metinka to get a look at our forecast. metinka: it will be a bit on the cool side but it will also be a breezy day with a lot of clouds and maybe afternoon sunshine.
the main difference is the wind, it is gusty overnight and there is a chill to the air. the chilly direction. by friday morning the wind settles down and starts to change direction coming back in from the west and southwest. eventually that will warm us up. we have wind chills this morning into the low 20's and teens across western iowa. plus we have been watching a few snow flurries on the radar with nothing that will accumulate. those will be affecting northern iowa. headed from st. louis over toward michigan, severe weather is still a concern across the southeastern u.s.. a huge system just missed iowa. highs in the 30's and the 40's today. even tomorrow may be a few degrees cooler.
temperatures because of the west wind and those winds will be dragging and warmer temperatures. no fog will be slowing down, the breeze is a little brisk coming from the north at 14. 41 this afternoon with a lot of clouds and sunshine especially across western iowa. overnight, more clouds and a few more flurries and it will be a cool night tonight back to 27. overnight the wind chills in the teens headed for 37 tomorrow, a gusty day with more wind in the forecast but the 8 day forecast has a good warm-up with 40's on friday and quiet weather there. over the weekend he will have to get outside and enjoy the sunshine on saturday with highs near 60. elizabeth: let's see if things are great out on the roads. we are accident free. you should have the next wide
3500 hubble has a speedy unit. there are more on the 2000 block of 56 street. polk county is watching your speed. they have a unit of 4400 delaware avenue. one more up in sheldahl at 900 boone street. eric: up next, a live look at winter weather in st. louis. we are just finding this live picture showing snow and wind causing a mess on the roads. alive report shows drivers through st. louis with nothing like that in central iowa but is just a mess down there. is it worse then we got?
eric: welcome back to kcci. with concerns about zika on the rise, lawmakers are hearing from top health officials about the federal government's efforts to stop mosquito-borne virus. elizabeth: nikole killion joins us live from washington with a look ahead. and nikole, who's testifying? nikole: representatives from the centers for disease control and national institutes of health will testify at a pair of hearings on the zika virus.
announcement by the cdc. it says u.s. officials are investigating 14 possible zika infections that may have been sexually transmitted. the cases involve men who visited areas with the outbreak and possibly infected female partners who didn't travel there. sexual transmission is considered rare since the virus has mostly been spread through mosquito bites. symptoms include fever and joint pain. eric: what else is the cdc saying about those cases? nikole: they have not specified in terms of whether these women may have been pregnant although they acknowledge there may be more beyond that. but of these cases, at least two women have tested positive. the cdc and world health organization are advising those who are at risk to use condoms or to abstain in order to prevent the spread of the virus.
eric: it is trump again this morning, why the candidate says he has the gop nomination locked up in less than two months. plus, des moines police investigating a shooting in a high school parking lot. what happened, and who they're looking for. plus. alyx: love polluted by politics, it is water, a new novel out by an iowa author and how you can pick it up for yourself. it discusses the complex issue of water quality in the hawkeye state. elizabeth: new road treatments,
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>> the most-watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. eric: take a look at this various wheel from the davenport area. that happened to just last week. that full story ahead this half hour but it also serves as a bit of a heads up, the winds are returning. welcome back everyone.
well on your wednesday morning, you are saying 24 days now until spring? metinka: we can make it. it's not too bad this morning. 35 currently in des moines. we have a brisk wind but nothing too extreme. making it feel cooler. wind chills and feels like close to 20 degrees. we have warmer coats and the wind will factor in all of your other plans heading for 41 with some sunshine today. spring may be 24 days away but that will not stop a sneak preview over this weekend with highs in the 50's and 60's. eric: commitment 2016, it's a big win for trump, too close to call for cruz and rubio. cbs's danielle nottingham has the update from the republican caucus in nevada. danielle: donald trump continues his winning streak with an eye on super tuesday states: donald trump: we have great numbers coming out of texas, amazing numbers coming out of
arkansas. it's going to be an amazing two months. we might not even need the two months, to be honest, folks. the billionaire frontrunner garnered much of his support in the state, from voters who are dissatisfied with the government. luis velazquez: political correctness is destroying us. raquel karagines: i think he's here for the people and i think he wants to win danielle: the win gives trump the majority of the delegates in the state, bringing him closer to clinching the gop nomination. caitlin huey: i think he is well positioned to sweep across the board. danielle: as trump continues to gain momentum, the rest of the gop field is battling it out to become his alternative. entrance polls show a majority of caucus-goers who favored a candidate with more political experience backed marco rubio over ted cruz. the texas senator addressed supporters shortly after polls closed. sen. cruz: one week from today will be the most important night of this campaign.
cbs news, las vegas, nevada. eric: ted cruz was talking about super tuesday which is one week away, when voters across the country will head to the polls in more than a dozen states. elizabeth: students in perry say trump's name was used to shame basketball players this week. tom lipovac: unfortunately at times things escalate and it goes from simple cheers and chants to more personal. elizabeth: monday night, dallas center grimes students reportedly chanted "trump trump trump" while playing perry in district play. perry, a school with a large hispanic population, has a team largely comprised of minority players. after the game, one dcg student tweeted quote "perry fans are the reason i want trump to be our president." perry's principal says dcg school officials addressed the issue with students. and more drama over filling the vacant supreme court seat, with iowa senator chuck grassley front and center. sen. mitch mcconnell: this
this lame duck president. mark kende: this is the most serious thing i have seen in a long time. elizabeth: senator grassley says his judiciary committee will deny president obama's nominee a hearing. grassley released a letter, majority leader mitch mcconnell speaking to reporters about it. drake legal experts say the decision will have a huge impact. because the supreme court will only have eight justices for a year or more. our now poll is asking if you agree with grassley's refusal to hold a hearing? so far people have weighed in and say 33% say yes and 65% say no. 2% say they are not sure. let us know what you think it kcci, facebook, and twitter. eric: right now. a man is recovering the hospital after being shot in a des moines elementary school parking lot. it happened last night, at park avenue elementary on southwest 7th. the victim was a man in his teens or early 20's. he was shot in the leg.
find shell casings in the school lot. also right now. officials say that all 23 people on board a small plane that crashed in nepal are confirmed dead. rescuers found the wreckage still burning this morning after the plane crashed in bad weather into a mountainous area. residents had reported hearing a loud explosion near a small village. airport officials say the plane lost contact shortly after takeoff from a scheduled 18 minute flight. at least three people are dead this morning after severe weather ripped through the gulf. several others are missing after the strong storms and tornadoes leveled homes and businesses. more than 20 tornadoes were reported. people who survived the storms came outside afterwards to look at the damage. the storm system is making its way toward the carolinas. here in iowa the flood warning , continues for portions of the des moines river. at southeast 6th, it's just above flood stage at 24.2 feet. it's now expected to crest later
elizabeth: at the statehouse, it is not clear if there are enough votes in the senate to approve a bill letting children under the age of 14 use handguns with parental supervision. it passed the house tuesday, along with 4 others that would also expand gun rights in iowa. iowa has been approved to proceed with its plan to privatize medicaid, starting april 1st. the centers for medicare and medicaid services postponed the state's original plan to start the first of the year, saying there were too many issues. governor branstad says managed care of the $4.2 billion medicaid program will save money, and improve efficiency. eric: a heads-up for people in ames, your water may look funny. the city will be testing newly installed pipes. officials say the water could be rusty, they say it's still safe to drink but could stain laundry. the testing will take place tomorrow and possibly friday. eric: an iowa author is taking on iowa's water quality dispute in her latest novel. and a well known local business
kcci's alyx sacks joins us now. and alyx, this store is actually publishing the novel for her? alyx: that's right. we are in raygun and they are familiar with publishing books. they have done four of their own. this is the first time they've had no outside author they are publishing a book four. it is "water". it is a complex issue. in the book you try to find a voices heard. jennifer: i used the protagonist as a journalist and she is a self reporter and the story she is assigned takes her around the state of iowa and around the kitchen tables of everybody who has a stake in the issue. alyx: is there a bad guy? have you handle that with an issue with some much finger-pointing? jeff are: i don't think that is very productive, it is easy to
there is no bad guy. everybody has a place to come from and we get to hear everyone's perspective. i think that is important for us as we move forward. you have to understand where everyone is coming from. to everyone who drinks a glass of water once to be both clean and affordable. alyx: that's why anyone should feel compelled to read this book. good morning, this is all pretty much done right here at home in iowa. how did you pull this off in a short amount of time? >> a lot of communication between us and the author. we are e-mailed every day for a couple of hours. we just constantly worked on drafts and sending things out as quickly as possible and we wanted the message to be heard. that was our goal. alyx: here is the finished product hitting the shelves tomorrow. you can come by from 5:00 to
favorite singer, ahead on kcci.metinka: we still need metinka: good morning, it is a chilly start. we have a brisk wind from the north making it feel cooler. 35 degrees in des moines with the windchill in the 20's. it will be seasonably chilly and cooler than yesterday and the wind will play a bigger factor staying gusty through the afternoon. elizabeth: ok, come look at this. crazy video from davenport. this was on friday when it was really windy, look at the ferris wheel at the modern woodmen park. the gondolas swinging in those 60 mile per hour gusts. the winds have died down, but the damage remains. andrew chesser: we had one that was pretty close to coming off. that was the one we decided to take down as a precautionary measure. elizabeth: more than 20 gondolas total were damaged, but inspectors have been there checking the wheel for any mechanical issues.
removed for the winter. this year, they were left up. they took the risk and unfortunately it did not work out well. eric: well we got some great news. des moines has saved $1.4 million on snow removal this winter. check this out. the city says in a typical winter, we get 33 inches and spend $3.2 million to plow. this winter, we've had 30 inches but only spent $1.8 million. the city says they used more plows this year, and reorganized plowing operations. workers have also used much less salt this year. that's good for our pocketbook. elizabeth: speaking of salt, some cedar rapids high school students are researching to see if a new mixture would work better. they created their own street solutions, everything from beet juice to pickle juice, to coffee grounds and cheese. they applied the traditional road mix and their own mix to pans filled with ice. they watched and recorded to see how much melting happened in
the goal was to use less salt than road crews use. maria haverkamp: we did some research on alternatives, so they've learned that chloride the salt they put on the street, do cause some corrosion to the pavement, the road and they are not necessarily good to the water system. charity quick: we decide to use ash because ash naturally pulls in sunlight, so we would use that to melt away the ice. elizabeth: students say they learned a lot about different products that could make a difference for iowa. eric: a good practical use of homework. any idea what worked best? elizabeth: well two had the best results, one with coffee grinds and isopropyl alcohol. the other was pickle juice. we don't know if it was still or bread-and-butter. eric: well also in the buzz this morning, remember the boy in mason city who really wanted to meet luke bryan? his youtube video went viral. well this past saturday, he not
concert at uni, he did get to meet his favorite singer. radio station 99.9 in mason city shared these photos on facebook. a listener donated the vip tickets so joseph and his mom could go. they obviously had a great time. elizabeth: can you guess what the most popular dog breed in america is? i didn't even look ahead. it's the labrador retriever. people love their labs. there are intelligent, friendly, and popular. german shepherd's,eagles, and bulldogs are also popular. we will take a look at downtown des moines and our traffic camera at i-235 at valley west. you are waking up to 35 degrees.
there is a brisk wind and that temperatures. warmer than the temperatures on either side of 40 degrees. it is the wind coming from the north. it will be strong into thursday before it finally settles down by friday and then you will notice a shift to a warmer direction from the west and southwest toward friday and the weekend. we have wind chills into the low 20's and even teens across western iowa but nothing bitterly cold. another patch of flurries heading our way from the twin cities affecting mason city over the next couple of hours and up near bismarck, here comes the next fast disturbance. if you have travel plans to the southeast of iowa, it will be a
expected as it tracks toward the carolinas. at home it is quiet and seasonably cool in the 40's and 50's and tomorrow will be chilly but toward friday, warmth returns in the midwest and warmer temperatures are on the way for the weekend. in des moines we have clouds and 35 degrees, a brisk wind from the north with warmer coats today and the kids will need hats and gloves. temperatures are right where they should be this time of year but the wind will make it feel cooler all day. overnight lows back near 27 with flurries and a disturbance from the dakotas into the area overnight. tomorrow is cool and gusty heading for 37 degrees and get ready for a warm-up with 40's back for friday and over the weekend we will not need a coat on saturday. it will be a phil collins day, no jacket required. eric: we want to check traffic
along just fine. a lot of grain conditions on 235 and 35/80. mobile speed units near hubbell at 3500 block. watch your speed, two units are near each other at 56th street on franklin and 5100 block. mobile speed units for polk county our south of the next master and in sheldahl at the 900 block of boone street. elizabeth: new video of snow and deadly tornadoes into the newsroom. plus, will donald trump take it all? that is next in news to go. >> on cbs this morning we talk with marco rubio about the battle for second place in nevada and what he needs to do into super tuesday. then we show you the sophisticated way they are
the race for second place is still too close to call between marco rubio and ted cruz. donald trump told his supporters he is looking forward to super tuesday and may clinch the nomination in less than two months. elizabeth: some say trump's name turned into a racist chant at perry high school. dallas center grime students chanting his name to intimidate minority players. officials say they talked with students about the chant. i was senator charles grassley is sending a clear message to president obama. his judiciary committee will not hold any hearings on a supreme court nominee. the committee sent a letter saying they will not consider a nominee until after the next resident is sworn in. eric: des moines police reporting a shooting in an element or school parking lot. he was shot in a leg at park view elementary. no word on his app condition.
a former boone maness charged with killing his wife, emily and 2012. tuesday, prosecutors say he stood to lose his job, home, and children if they couple divorced. elizabeth: one of nearly two dozen tornadoes touched down south last night. major damages reported. gold's gym was destroyed. three people have died and more than 30 injuries were reported. survivor say entire neighborhoods are unrecognizable. to the south, snow. video from what looks like a messy st. louis. going to be a rough ride for many drivers heading to work. slushy snow on the ground there. eric: tornadoes in the south but here it is just chilly. metinka: right now we have clouds and a brisk wind that will factor into maybe outdoor recess so dress warmly, where
we will have a north wind continued to make it feel cooler all day. maybe a couple of flurries and it is still chilly with highs only in the 30's toward the weekend. that is when the nice weather arrives. for most of us, good timing. elizabeth: we have normal drive times. seven from the west and six from the east. eric: we will have the latest on
captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, february 24th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." deadly tornadoes tear through the south. powerful winds toss rvs through the air. tens of millions could still be in danger. donald trump wins the nevada caucuses in a landslide. marco rubio surges to second. he'll be with us. is your phone secretly recording you, how some apps steal your personal information and your money. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. look up. it's going to cross right in front of us. >> oh, my god. >> wind picked up and sounded like a bomb hitting the house, basically. deadly storms sweep through the south.