Skip to main content

tv   Siouxland News at 9 on FOX 44  FOX  February 11, 2016 9:00pm-9:30pm CST

9:00 pm
growing trend called "bio hacking."(close call)the soda and a driver get "all shook up" following an accident on a slippery siouxland bridge. (dome sweet dome) and... a local college's athletic teams get a boost following repairs to their home. 3 3 they call it "thrill hill." and tonight the people who live along that dangerous looking for answers.they met with city officials... trying to find ways to stop the speeders... and the accidents... that have plagued their neighborhood for years. 3 and tonight that story is first on fox. 3 3 since 2003 there have been at least 17 accidents on this stretch of 25th street near morgan. this accident last november killed two people... when the driver of a stolen car lost control. tonight they met at nearby trimble united methodist church and talked about everything from closing that section of the road... to installing flashing warning lights and stop signs. 3 "well the feedback we received
9:01 pm
idea of the real problem and the severity of the problem and it's not just an issue that's been here recently, it's a long term problem that had a historical nature."no solution was reached at tonight's meeting. but city officials will research the options and hold a followup meeting in the future. 3 he's accused of several violent crimes over the past few months... and now 18- year- old isiah mothershed has made his first court appearance in this case.our jetske wauran was there this afternoon... as the judge set a three- hundred thousand dollar bond. 3 days after he was involved in a police shooting, isaiah mothershed made his first court appearance thursday afternoon."it is believe that you committed these offenses. based on your financial circumstances, i have appointed attorney matt metzgar to represent you."over the last 3 months, the 18- year-old has been linked to several violent crimes where he utilized crowbars, pistol whipped a victim, assualted a 19-year-old man with special needs, and nearly shot a woman, to the latest incident
9:02 pm
sioux city police officer on february 7th. "i would advise you now that you now that you are not required to make a statement and any statement you do make may be used against you during trial."he was also 3 arrested in july of last year for kidnapping two juveniles, but he was later released and those charges were dismissed. now, are learning more about the violent crimes committed over the last 3 months.. entered a home in the 2200 block of pierce street where he allegedly stole guns and pistol whipped the victim forcing him to open a safe that contained several guns. that spree continued, on february 5th he he broke into a residence with a crowbar in the 4500 block of polk street where he was confronted by the homeowner and mothershed shot out the back window of the home to escape and fired a shot at a women. february 6th, he lured a victim to valley park apartments, and held her
9:03 pm
7th, he pulled a 40-caliber handgun, shooting officer ryan moritz on the inner thigh of his left leg.mothershed's charges, each a class b felony, carry a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison. "i do have to advise you that if convicted of those charges, mothershed would be required to serve 70-percent of that sentence before being eligible for parole or work release."a preliminary hearing for isaiah mothershed will take place on february 19th at 9 a.m. reporting at the law enforcement center in sioux city, i'm jetske wauran, siouxland news. 3 3 a man arrested in 2014 for impersonating a sioux city police officer will spend the next few years behind bars.31- year- old joey alberts of sioux city was sentenced to 7 years in prison.he was accused of impersonating an officer and "patrolling" downtown sioux city for more than a year... patting down young girls between the ages of 11 and
9:04 pm
agreement... alberts pleaded guilty to charges of enticing a minor, indecent contact with a minor, and impersonating a public official.the 2- year sentences for the indecent contact and impersonating charges will be served concurrently... which will follow a 5- year sentence for enticing a minor. 3 3 traffic is back to normal on highway 20 between iowa and nebraska after a scary accident this afternoon.just after 3 o'clock... a pepsi truck heading west into nebraska lost control on a patch of ice... hitting the outer wall on the bridge that crosses the missouri river... and nearly falling into the water below. traffic was slowed for a time by the accident... which injured the driver of the truck. the truck was towed away and the road reopened at around 4 o'clock. 3 3 briar cliff university's "charger dome" in south sioux city is back in business tonight.the dome was damaged by last week's blizzard... requiring it to be deflated for repairs.those repairs
9:05 pm
completed yesterday afternoon. it took a little more than two hours to reinflate this morning.that's welcome news for briar cliff coaches... who say they've missed out on valuable practice time in the dome this past week. 3 "being in season the panic mood kind of hits us as a coach running your mind on how long this is going to be down, where am i going to go for practice for the next weeks, months, whatever it would have been. it was nice to know its going to be completed here. we have some inside work cleaning and getting some light put up and everything yet. it's a great feeling that we will be in their pretty soon. "the dome also hosts the chargers' softball and baseball teams... and serves as a practice facility for the school's football team. 3
9:06 pm
from there throughout the day. saturday looks to be our coldest day with morning temps below zero and then snow chances starting late saturday night continuing through sunday afternoon. it isn't out of the question to see 2-3" to close out the weekend.once the weekend is over, it looks like we will be seeing some pleasant weather for early next week with highs pushing back into the upper 30s and lower 40s.>> 3 some siouxland elementary students enjoyed a musical field trip today to the orpheum theatre. 3 3 siouxland news reporter jaclyn driscoll has more on the big event. 3 25 hundreds students packed into the orpheum theatre today to get a first hand look at the sioux city orchestra. nats from beethoven to tchaikovsky(nats) to singing
9:07 pm
forever(nats) thousands of 4th graders across siouxland got a first hand look at the sioux city orchestra. titled 'the sioux city orchestra's users guide'... this annual event gives students an introduction to instruments and the expression of emotions through music. "this is a chance to understand more about music than it just being background noise. it has meaning." with many of the students involved in music themselves"i'm in orchestra and i play the violin." the event provided an opportunity to learn more. "you can play a lot more sounds on the violin than i thought. the children also participated in 'orchestras feeding america,' by donating nonperishable food items to benefit the foodbank of siouxland. "i think last year we had about 500 pounds of food that they brought and this year looks like it's even
9:08 pm
impressive as they came in and the pile kept getting higher and higher."the sioux city orchestra celebrates it's 100 year anniversary this year. and with the thousands of excited young children, the orchestra looks to have plenty of new recruits for years to come. the students got to show off their knowledge in a guided quiz of the different sections of the orchestra and were able to hear different sounds from all of the instruments. 3 3 3 the federal court northern district of iowa officially has a new judge on the bench tonight. and he's a 1983, sioux city west high graduate.this afternoon, the u- s senate voted to confirm president obama's nomination of judge leonard strand to fill a vacancy on the court.strand was nominated in july of 2015 to replace judge mark bennett... who is assuming senior status on the court.since 2012... strand has been a mastrate judge in the northern district, which is based in sioux city. 3 3 the two remaining candidates for the democratic party's presidential nomination are squaring off once again
9:09 pm
between vermont senator bernie sanders and former secretary of state hillary clinton is airing right now on c- n- far... the two have been clashing over sanders' policy proposals for universal healthcare.coming up tonight on siouxland news at ten on our sister station kmeg 14... our senior political reporter scott thuman will have a breakdown of tonight's debate, live from milwaukee. 3 3 still to come tonight at nine... milk... eggs... and a new tattoo? details on "whole foods" newest offering... coming up in the fox means business 3 3 but first... they're a group of people pushing the bounds of medical science... and doing it under the radar. who these "bio hackers" are and what they say their goals are... coming up after the break. 3 "siouxland news at nine on fox 44, with larry wentz, diana castillo and siouxland's chief
9:10 pm
9:11 pm
9:12 pm
3 robots are among us. there is an underground movement known as "biohacking" fighting to advance the human race. these citizen scientists are altering cells... dna... and even "hacking" themselves by implanting devices into their own bodies.the risks are real when becoming a self-experimenting guinea pig... but in tonight's special report... vicki gonzalez learns that for these superhuman pioneers... the potential rewards are worth the dangers of uncertainty. 3 rich lee / bio hacker @ 33-37 ryan o'shea / grindhouse wetware @ 1:45-1:49outside of the conventional laboratory... are radical experiments to improve life as we know it. rich lee is a salesman in st. george, utah... but his true focus is looking toward the future. rich is among a far-reaching community known as biohackers.[sot-rich lee/biohacker)"basically biohacking is approaching biology with a hacker ethic."
9:13 pm
transhumanism... a background in science isn't necessary... simply a desire to go beyond what's humanely possible... and put your own body on the line. [sot-lee]"i'm a bit reckless and i have a higher risk tolerance than a lot of other people do."by implanting chips, magnets-- among other devices-- these do-it-yourself "citizen scientists" become superhuman.[sot-lee]"it's like there's a new layer to the world."rich can feel electricity and magnetic fields with the tip of his finger... [sot-lee]"i'll just do this on the bar top and it will catch somebody's eye. they'll go, whoa how are you doing that? and i'll go, i don't know!."his ears are also wireless headphones.[sot-lee] "pretty much any device that is bluetooth enabled i can interface with it. so i can listen to music on my phone, i can take phone calls."a forearm to rich... is also a thermometer. [sot-lee]"i can scan it with a scanner and it wil tell me my temperature." and a chip in the web of his hand... capable of sending messages to his phone. [sot-lee]"here we go. "thank
9:14 pm
biohacking exists mostly on the web... a virtual think tank where grinders connect from all over the world. [sot-lee]"our community is pretty tight knit and it's grown a lot.""grindhouse wetware" is based in pennsylania... the biotech startup is currently in trials and will begin selling implantable devices this year... here's ryan o'shea. [sot-ryan o'shea/grindhouse wetware]"what i am interested in is functional implants that can track my health data, that can make me a stronger, faster, a better human."but these enhancements are controversial... and illegal in many parts of the country [sot-o'shea]"there is a lot of legal questions that are hindering our growth right now."to skirt the system... grinders go underground, and find body modification artists through word of mouth. [sot] "as soon as people realized that they could become a robot, it just like exploded. people can link themselves up to their macbook's, and their cellphones, and their houses." undergoing elective, sub- dermal implants. [sot]"i see more and more, just every average everyday people getting body modifications and still going to their normal jobs."in the world of
9:15 pm
possibilities are truly endless... [sot-o'shea]"we have biologists on the team, we have software developers, we have hardware developers, all these different engineers, all coming together."and the risks of self-experimentation are real. [sot-lee]"do you ever worry about the long-term side effects of having a foreign object in your body? oh absolutely. in fact i check them every day //there is no such thing as a permanent object in your body."but where there exists danger, there also lies the opportunity of progress... [sot-o'shea] "we left the plains of africa, we crossed the oceans, we ventured into space, and i think the next logical step is to transcend our biological limitations."these "citizen scientists" are driven by a curiosity to advance the human race... one biohack at a me... i'm vicki gonzalez. 3 3 3 taking a live look out over yankton tonight on our lewis and clark specialty hospital skywatch camera... 3 we've seen some more snow over parts of siouxland tonight... and there could be even more on the way. chad's forecast is
9:16 pm
9:17 pm
9:18 pm
3 "first alert weather with siouxland's chief meteorologist chad sandwell." 3 3 3 3 larry, diana and chad talk about today's weather and the upcoming forecast. 3
9:19 pm
of the question to see 2-3" to close out the weekend.once the weekend is over, it looks like we will be seeing some pleasant weather for early next week with highs pushing back into the upper 30s and
9:20 pm
9:21 pm
3 3 still to come tonight... it's a project more than a decade in the making... but sioux city's children's museum is now open for business. 3 3 but first... with valentine's day approaching... we're looking at how cupid's arrows are affecting the
9:22 pm
9:23 pm
the break.3 a big set-back on wall street... and cupid's been busy in the workplace.neil cavuto has those stories and more in tonight's "fox means business" report. 3 sticker shock... for stocks. the dow losing more than 250 points... but here's the good news on that... we were down more than 400 points earlier in the day.meantime, it might be a good time to be in the market for rates keep falling..., down for a sixth consecutive week.the 30-year fixed rate at 3.65 percent... that's the lowest
9:24 pm
you like a tattoo with those groceries?high-end grocery chain whole foods saying it might include tattoo parlors at its new "365" stores.... focusing on millennial shoppers.the first set to open in los angeles this may.and it looks like cupid's pulling back his bow.. in the office. according to a new survey... nearly 40 percent of workers have dated a co-worker in the past year.and get this.. about a third of those office mances... leading to marriage.that's business. i'm neil cavuto. 3 3 it's a project that was 13 years in the making. and now sioux city's children's museum is open.the launchpad children's museum at the corner of sixth and pearl streets downtown officially opened this morning. the process of getting the museum built took a long time. but some community leaders say it was worth the wait.the launchpad children's museum is open every day except monday.
9:25 pm
fee. yearly, family memberships start at 85 dollars. 3 chad's got a final check of
9:26 pm
9:27 pm
the 3
9:28 pm
chances starting late saturday night continuing through sunday afternoon. it isn't out of the question to see 2-3" to close out the weekend.once the weekend is over, it looks li we wilbe seeing some pleasant weathehefor early next week with highs pushing back into the upper 30s and
9:29 pm
3 that's all our - max. do you have any gum? my breath tastes like someone else's breath. - you're asking me if i have any gum?
9:30 pm
- great. there were onioio in my street meat. listen to me. "onions in my street meat." last year, i was taking meetings on wall street. this year, i'm eating meat from the street by a wall. - let's see. phone, chapstick. a pill! could be birth control, could be ecstasy. waiting for a day ofof to find out.t. why wait? if i start touching your hair in an hour, don't let me have sex with anyone. - max! max, what's this? it's addressed to max's homemade cupcakes. - really? i ththght that was just a thing i wrote the new pizza place info on. - it's a $200 check from that office party we did. - max's homemade cupcakes in type! no way, i've never been typed out before! i've been cash, i've sweaty 20s pushed into my palm, but i've never been typed! we's all grown up! we's legit!


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on