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good morning. thanks for joining us on this tuesday february 9th. we're working on several stories for you in this half hour of news 4 today. we've got an update on the shooting over the weekend that left a sioux city police officer injured. the suspect also shot himself. and it's been a week since more than a foot of snow fell on sioux city. snow still surrounds many caca in town and now crews are towing them to clear the way for plows to finish clearing the streets. and later... receiving a cancer diagnosis can be devtating, but it's also important to keep exercising and keep moving. why getting fit is more important than ever after a
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after a doozy of a monday weather- wise, we'll see a colder and quieter weather pattern with a couple of small snow chances. our winds remain a bit strong this morning which is still causing some patchy blowing snow in some of our easternmost communities along with sub-zero windchills across the board. other than that, today should be hazard-free as winds diminish just a touch but remain steady. we should also see a bit more sun too with highs near 20 degrees. lows tonight will drop into the single digits as clluds inccease late and could bring in a few flurries if not quick snow dusting for some on wednesday. we'll have another slight chance of flurries thursday night as highs continue to cling to the 20- degree mark moving into the weekend before getting their next big bump up to the 30s on sunday. that's also when we'll stand yet another slight chance of a snow shower. those wanting warmer temperatures might have better luck next week as indicated by preliminary model runs. see graphics. wx timer @ :40 >> we're learning more about the shooting that wounded a sioux city police officer early sunday morning. the department identified thehe officer as an moritz, who was treated and released at a local hospital after the incident. e man police say puld the
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mothershed, also shot himself during the struggle with moritz. ktiv's michelle from police.
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as for mothershed...p olice aren't releasing his condition at this time. >> mothershed is in police custody at sioux city's mercy dical center. he's charged with two counts of attempted murder and five counts of robbery in the first degree. but, he also faces a charge of home invasion. that follows an incident, inside a home in the 26- hundred block of south alice street, in morningside, back on december 7th. police believe mothershehewas one of three men that broke into the home looking for drugs and money. a 19-year-old inside the home was beaten with a crowbar. his mother was held at gunpoint. 21-year-old austin cummings, of sioux city, is also charged in the incident. police have arrested seven other people in connection with robberies in sioux city over the last two weeks. they are 19-year-old justin
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seaberry, 18-year-old jordyn delel, 16-year-old austst bulizak, 16-yeaold jamaal ferguson, 17-year-old macayla knight, and a 15-year-old who has not been charged. court documents say the robberies began on january 29th when bulizak, justin ferguson and jamaal ferguson went armed to a home at 33-21 pierce street. on february 2nd, documents say bulizak, justin ferguson, and seaberry wentnto a resident at "c college couou" armed with the intent to rob the resident. on february 5th, jamaal ferguson, justin ferguson, seaberry and bulizak went to a home at 45-38 polk street where they planned to break in and steal a gun, according to bulizak's affidavit. on february 6th, police say jamaal ferguson, knight, seaberry and bulizak went to 2940 park avenue, building 19, to rob a person of money and personal propertrt investigators say they held the victim on the ground at gunpoint and took his wallet, i-d card and
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a nebraska man, who's charged in iowa with killing his wife, with stand trial in september. 28-year-old rogelio morales, of hubbard, nebraska, will go to trial for first-degree murder on september 20th. the trial was originally scheduled for march 15th, but his attorney sought an extension to allow more time to investigate the case and have morales evaluated. morales is accused of killing 21-year-old margarita morales, of south sioux city, on april 19th. court documents say morales told investigators a fight broke out when his wife told him she no longer wanted to be in a relationship with him. rogelio morales told police he wrapped his hands around her neck, and his next memory was his wife not breathing. rescue workers continued to try locate missing persons in the rubble of an earthquake- hit apartment blococin tainan, several hours after its collapse. at least four people were rescued on monday from the 17-story apartment building. more than 100 people are believed to still be under the debris.
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rescue more than 170 people from the folded building using information about the building layout and the possible location of those trtrped. a german news agency reported that two trains crashed head-on in the south of ththcountry early today, leaving at least four people dead and 40 seriously injured. more than three hours after the ash, emergency services were still trying to reach people trapped in the wreckage. t-v footage showed emergency helicopters lined up in an area near the crash scene waiting to transport the most severely injured to hospitals. a spokesman for german federal police in bavaria said that the region was very inaccessible and making rescue efforts more difficult. more than two dozen people were injured when a charter bus flipped onto its side in madison, connecticut. officials say the bus was heading to the mohegan sun casino when it crashed on snow-covered interstate 95... which prompted police to shut down the highway. the highway was shut down for more than four hours as crews worked to clear the accident scene.
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initially... and 12 more sought medical care after going to a warming center. four of the injured are in critical condition. although the snow is melting, sioux city is still working on clean up after last week's big blizzard. ktiv's tommie clark spoke with police officers who have been impounding vehicles that haven't moved since the last flake of snow fell.
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moved, were impounded. tow truck. "we try to make contact with the owner. we run the plate and find out what's the address and who's the owner. if we can't make contact with the owner, we tow the vehicle," said sioux city police officer, eddie thiphasouk. "you can tell which vehicles are going to be towed, first because of the mounds of snow still around them and second because of the bright orange police tag." and, as if there wasn't enough reason to try and get your car off the roads... "people whose cars got towed today it's not a simple matter for thth to just go to the towing company and get their car back," said sioux city police sgt. todd sassman. there's an impound fee with the police department and additional charges with meier towing totaling almost $200. chains clinking. and, tow truck operators feel the pains, too. "we've been going since 8 o'clock this morning. it's been chaos. it's going all day," said meier towing operator, travis fink, "you do one, you drop it off and then they already ggt 3, 4 others that they already got waiting for us." at least 20 vehicles were towed monday. the total number of tickets given after the blizzard won't be known for several more days.
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clark...ktiv news 4. >> remember if a snow emergency is declared, there's no notice to move your vehicle off of an emergency route. it just gets towed. and, if your vehicle is on a public street during a snow storm, it must be moved within a few days or it will be impounded by the police. valentine's day is just around the corner. up next, we'll show what gifts you need to get for
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ben: and i'll have your complete forecast next! > >
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there were several ads during sunday's super bowl to remind you of something coming up this week ... something you should fall in love with! nbc's chris clackum has more.
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be doing on valentine's day. over half said they'll buy candy...the heart shaped box is the most popular... ...while giving flowers is the preferred gift by one in four...making it the busiest day of the year for the fresh flower business. (natsound/pets) even pets will get the love come sunday... (sot/ larry carella / pet owner :48 - :50) "did you ever purchase anything for your pet for valentines day? (laughs!! shakes head 'yes') toys!" the fatwallet survey found one in five will buy a valentine present for their pet. (sot/ tonise gardner / charlotte, nc :57 - 1:08) "would you like to have candy, flowers, jewelry, dinner or all of the above? i would love to have all of the above...i'm gonna be honest...all the above would be great !" but probably greater than 150-dollars... which is what the average american will spend on valentine's this year. chris clackum, nbc news. >> if you haven't get your special chris clackum, nbc news. >> if you haven't get your special someone a gift or booked a dinner reservation yet, you'll want to get on that before
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still ahead this morning... new research shows that being active after you're diagnosed with cancer can help you live longer. we've got some easy ways that can help you get in the exercise you need.. next.
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>> new research shows that for people diagnosed with cancer, the risk of cancer death falls as they become more active. danielle barber explains how exercise can prolong or even save your life.
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(sot: denise schrader, breast cancer survivor) "i was in total shock because i thought that i was doing everything right and living a healthy life and i really felt that my body betrayed me." denise schrader was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. after dozens of treatments, she says exercise, running in particular, helped her get her life back on track. (sot: dr. shelby terstriep, oncologist) "with somebody who has had cancer treatment it can improve their quality of life, it can improve fatigue and improve mobility." (sot: denise schrader, breast cancer survivor) "it helps me sleep better at night and it helps me with stress, kind of a de-stressor, and also it helps with some of the side effects of the hormone blocker that i'm on." being physically active doesn't only pertain to patients battling cancer.
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terstriep says exercise for the average person is just as important. (sot: dr. shelby terstriep, oncologist) "a lot of it is keeping people at their ideal body weight because we know when people are more at their ideal body weight they have less of some dangerous hormones circulating in their body like insulin and insulin-like growth factor." terstriep says exercise can also reduce the risk of cancer coming back. (sot: dr. shelby terstriep, oncologist) "it also helps to decrease inflammation in the body which we know that inflammation can be one of the drivers of cancer." though exercise and running is an important part of denise's routine, she says her prognosis has given her a whole new perspective. (sot: dr. shelby terstriep, oncologist) "i don't run for time anymore, i run for my life." >> that was danielle barber reporting. doctor terstriep recommends 150 minutes of moderate exercise or activity a week -- that's about 20 minutes per day. and, two days of strength training for all major
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today isn't going to be quite as windy as yesterday. ben's in next with the details. and one minnesota high school goal tender made history after saving more than 100 shots in a game that went into overtime. we'll have her story after the
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after a doozy of a monday weather- wise, we'll see a colder and quieter weather pattern with a couple of small snow chances. our winds remain a bit strong this morning which is still causing some patchy blowing snow in some of our easternmost communities along with sub-zero windchills across the board. other than that, today should be hazard-free as winds diminish just a touch but remain steady. we should also see a bit more sun too with highs near 20 degrees. lows tonight will drop into the single digits as clouds increase late and could bring in a few flurries if not a quick snow dusting for some on wednesday. we'll have another slight chance of flurries thursday night as highs continue to cling to the 20- degree mark moving into the weekend before getting their next big bump up to the 30s on sunday. that's also when we'll stand yet another slight chance of a snow shower. those wanting warmer temperatures might have better luck next week as indicated by preliminary model runs. see graphics.
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a minnesota girl is getting her play on the ice rink. the high school goalie made 111 saves in a game that made state history. ryan shaver has the story.
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girl's hockey game in state history. (s/ taylor deforrest / goalie:15-23) "it was mostly like adrenaline and knowing that this was the last game of the season and i wanted to give everything i had and not to let the team down." (s/ sophia leong / team mate:24-31) "that was honestly the best game i have ever seen a goalie play. she was on her head and she kept us in the game for the entire thing." six overtimes and 111 saves. you can't make those numbers up. in fact they are so outstanding, they left both the state and her mom in shock. (s/ michelle deforrest / taylor's mom:42-:53) "it was tough. i did a lot of pacing. my heart was pounding and it was fun watching her and seeing what she could do." but just over two hours in it was shot 115 that sent the raptors to the section's semi-finals. (s/ don erdall / coach1:00-1:08) "it was a great experience for them. you know wins and loses happen. you can't control that but this is something they will remember for the rest of their lives."
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it's . time for a break. but we're back in just a moment with more news and weather for you on news-4 today. let's head into the break with a look at some of the events on the ktiv-dot-com community
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good morning and welcome back to news four today. coming up in this second half hour... polls in new hampshire open in about half an hour.
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presidential candidates as voters in the nation's first primary of this 2016 election season cast their ballots. it may be a little state, but the stakes are huge for all of the candidates. and stepping up to the plate for improvements. leaders with the miracle league of sioux city are hoping to add a new feature to their specially designed baseball park for people with disabilities... and they're turning to the city for a little help. and... the zika virus has many women concerned about the safety of their unborn children. we'll hear from local health officials about the virus that's spreading in latin america and the risks for pregnant women in siouxland. but first ben....
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wednesday. we'll have another slight chance of flurries thursday night as highs continue to cling to the 20- degree mark moving into the weekend before getting their next big bump up to the 30s on sunday. that's also when we'll stand yet another slight chance of a snow shower. those wanting warmer temperatures might have better luck next week as indicated by preliminary model runs. see graphics. >> all eyes are on new hampshire this morning as the nation's first presidential primary gets underway. tracie potts is in manchester where several candidates are hoping for an unexpected finish.
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kasich and sanders won tiny dixville notch. cruz and trump, sanders and clinton tied the others. now the rest of new hampshire begins what election officials expect to be a record- breaking day: ((sot: sharyn kelley / ward 1 clerk)) "out the door. lines out the door." candidates continue their final arguments today: ((sot: chris christie / r- presidential candidate)) "it's christmas eve for politicians in new hampshire and you all get to play santa claus!" ((sot: donald trump / r- presidential candidate)) "this is now crunch time." donald trump.. on the competition: ((sot: donald trump / r- presidential candidate)) "they're politicians - all talk - no action - good at one thing: getting re- elected." he has a huge lead here but the number two spot seems up for grabs: polls show cruz, rubio, even kasich or bush have a shot at it. ((sot: john kasich / r- presidential candidate)) "...are the ones that are going to make this happen!" ((sot: marco rubio / r- presidential candidate)) "get up early tomorrow and get your friends and family to vote." ((nats sanders vote concert)) bernie sanders fired up supporters - he's way ahead of hillary clinton in the polls. ((sot: hillary clinton / d-
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"i will ask you respectfully to please consider giving me the chance to do this job for you." today's the last day... and polls show more than half the electorate is either undecided... ((sot: donald kennedy / undecided voter)) "i don't have a clue. i don't even know what party i'm voting for yet." or willing to switch their vote at the last minute. they're expecting a huge turnout here. the secretary of state predicts more than half a million people. that's two-thirds of new hampshire voters. i'm tracie potts in new hampshire, now back to you. >> today, president barack obama will release the 2017 fiscal year budget proposal. this will be obama's final budget proposal as he prepares to leave office next winter. many believe this budget has little chance to be adopted as the president faces stiff opposition from the republican led house. the vote for a multi-million dollar bond issue for iowa lake community college will begin at 9:00 this morning. several counties in northwest iowa will decide the future of the 16-million dollars needed for community college
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counties involved, just go to our website, ktiv dot com. the miracle league of sioux city looked to deliver a home run presentation to the sioux city city council. the organization built an inclusive baseball facility for people with disabilities in riverside park last year. and now leaders with the miracle league want to improve it. they plan to build a "splash pad" this summer, and the group would like the city to contribute financially. the splash pad would cost 197-thousand dollars. they'veaised about 70- thousand for the project. the city council contributed more than 300-thousand dollars of the total 1 point 1 million raised for the first phase of the park... which included the concession area, restrooms, playground and the baseball field. miracle league's board president says the splash pad will help bring kids together. "phase two with the splash pad will just be even more integration opportunities between kids in the neighborhood, the soccer league players and the miracle league players to be playing together, interacting and learning from one another out on the splash pad," said kevin negaard, sioux city miracle league.
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council last night, but councilwoman rhonda capron says the council supports the miracle league. "a great quality of life project for all of us," said sioux city councilwoman rhonda capron. "i just think sioux city is so lucky to have mark helping us do this." the miracle league also says they plan to build a handicap accessible miniature golf course. first lady michelle obama met with several students monday in honor of black history month. mrs. obama welcomed 51 students from washington d-c for a day-long dance workshop. the students worked with iconic african american choreographers. this year's "black history month" theme at the white house is "honoring the past while celebrating the present." the first lady told the students about her "middle class" upbringing and having to work hard in school. she also encouraged them to "ignore stereotypes" and work hard to achieve their dreams. a nebraska group is celebrating latino culture and history. the south sioux city public
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programs put on by "humanities nebraska", which is part of a nationwide initiative to present the history of latinos. it's called "celebrating 500 years of latinos in america". a group of siouxlanders gathered at the library last night to watch one part of the series. "we really hope to bring both latinos and non-latinos together to talk about history and culture, and to make everyone more aware of the significant role and impact of latinos in both the united states and in nebraska." said mary yager, associate director of humanities nebraska. the library will also host another new program called "your stories" on february 22nd at 6:30 p.m. the program will feature people talking about what brought them to the u-s. the broncos and panthers weren't the only ones battling it out in sunday night's super bowl. so were more than 60 advertisers who paid big money to vie for our attention during the game. mark barger reports on some
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out....for better or worse.
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won a million dollar prize for jacob chase. (sot jacob chase / million dollar ad winner :53-57) "inside, i was just going nuts, and i did think i was about to faint." nats "urgent diarrhea" tumbling to the bottom of the rankings were a pair of ads from drug companies. (sot charisse jones / business reporter, usa today 1:03-1:07) "when you're eating the pizza and the doritos and the hot dogs, you don't want to think about some of those issues." but many were thinking about mountain dew's puppymonkeybaby. (sot charisse jones / business reporter, usa today 1:12-1:15) "people were like, oh my god, this is frankenstein's monster!! i can't get it out of my head!" which stirred a love it or hate it debate. (sot james cooper / executive editor, adweek 1:19-1:23) "it blew up on twitter. it was trending right underneath the super bowl for most of the game." meaning last night's upsets were not confined to the field. mark barger, nbc news. >> peyton manning didn't waste any time celebrating his super bowl win... he took a trip to disneyland! the denver broncos quarterback was the center of attention in a parade at the theme park in anaheim, california monday. mickey mouse, goofy and all of their friends helped manning wave to the roaring crowd. manning also brought his family with him to enjoy the day.
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surfaced in one siouxland state... and there may be more cases of the disease. coming up in healthbeat 4, a new warning from health officials in woodbury county... and what people need to look out for.
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concerns surrounding the zika virus have made their way to siouxland. ktiv's sheila brummer has the details in today's healthbeat 4.
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siouxland district health is receiving several calls daily about the zika virus. an illness that can cause a major birth defect. 9:44 "until we know more we need to do what we have to do to prevent pregnant women from getting the virus. that is key." :08 brock says pregnant women shouldn't travel to tropical countries including mexico, costa rica, haiti, and a large part of south american. if they must they should do whatever they can to avoid a mosquito bite. about one in five infected with the zika virus become sick. common symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain or pink eye. there's no confirmed cases in siouxland. but, there are two in the omaha area. and, so far testing is limited to people with symtoms and pregnant women who may be infected. sheila brummer, healthbeat 4. >> yesterday, the president asked congress to approve almost 2 billion dollars in emergency funds to help american scientists learn more about the virus. u.s. health officials also say they are working hard to understand the zika virus. the cdc has moved to its highest alert level over the outbreak. the virus is strongly suspected of causing microcephaly. the defect causes babies to be
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abnormally small heads. in rare cases, the virus can be sexually transmitted and through blood transfusions. and national health experts say there's growing concern it could be passed through saliva and urine. plus, it could take years to develop an effective vaccine. coming up on news 4 today... the iowa utilities board meets this week to decide whether to approve a permit for the bakken oil pipeline. and chipotle is blaming their employees for the e-coli outbreak last year.
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the iowa utilities board is meeting this week to consider
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the pipeline will stretch 346 miles across the state diagonally from the northwest to the southeast. texas-based dakota access is building the pipeline to carry a half-million barrels of oil per day from north dakota to illinois crossing both iowa and south dakota. > wall street rode another wave of
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monday that sent u.s. stocks sharply lower, before a late- afternoon pullback stemmed some of the losses. the dow fell 177 points to 16,027. the nasdaq dropped 79 points and the s&p 500 lost 26 points. technology companies, banks and consumer companies were among the biggest decliners in trading monday. a new study finds four in ten americans in their prime child-rearing years... don't own a home. what's keeping those middle aged americans from home ownership? with more on that story and other business news, here's ktiv's kaitlyn kinney.... thanks guys. according to a report released today by bank rate dot com, of the 40 percent of middle-aged americans not owning a home, 31 percent cite not being able to afford a down
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preventing them from getting a mortgage. many non-homeowners are unaware that there are several down payment assistance programs available. chipotle mexican grill is blaming sick employees for the two norovirus outbreaks that the restaurant chain experienced last year. the fast-casual dining chain closed all of its restaurants nationwide for a few hours yesterday to hold a company-wide meeting to discuss food safety. it revealed sick employees are to blame for the norovirus outbreaks... and that tomatoes are the likely culprit behind the salmonella outbreak. the company says that's one reason it no longer dices tomatoes in its restaurants. representatives for chipotle are still uncertain of what caused the e. coli outbreaks. the outbreaks of norovirus, salmonella and e. coli last year resulted in hundreds of customers getting sick. and pizza lovers have a reason to celebrate today... it's national pizza day! whether it's chicago style or deep dish, ordered or homemade... pizza is an american favorite. a recent harris poll
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favorite comfort food. and according to a 2014 report from the u-s department of agriculture, about one in eight americans consume pizza on any given day... whether it be at school, at a restaurant, or pulled out of the
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thanks, kaitlyn. coming up after the break, we'll run down the top stories from around siouxland. plus an international music industry group has named the top recording artists of 2015. who came out on top? that's next in the hollywood
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wx timer @ :45 after a doozy of a monday weather- wise, we'll see a colder and quieter weather pattern with a couple of small snow chances. our winds remain a bit strong this morning which is still causing some patchy blowing snow in some of our easternmost communities along with sub-zero windchills across the board. other than that, today should be hazard-free as winds diminish just a touch but remain steady. we should also see a bit more sun too with highs near 20 degrees. lows tonight will drop into the single digits as clouds increase late and could bring in a few flurries if not a quick snow dusting for some on wednesday. we'll have another slight chance of flurries thursday night as highs continue to cling to the 20- degree mark moving into the weekend before getting their next big bump up to the 30s on sunday. that's
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another slight chance of a snow shower. those wanting warmer temperatures might have better luck next week as indicated by preliminary model runs. see graphics. >> > time to run down the stories making headlines this tuesday morning in siouxland. sioux city police release more details about the shooting that wounded an officer early sunday morning. police say officer ryan moritz was shot by 18- year old isaiah mothershed, who was handcuffed and seated on a couch while officers investigated reports of a robbery. police say mothershed pulled out a handgun that was hidden inside the couch and shot moritz. during the ensuing struggle, police say mothershed shot himself in his own thigh. he's now faces two counts of attempted murder and five counts of robbery in the first degree. sioux city officials have started towing snowbound cars. owners were given warnings last
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police started issuing tickets on friday. yesterday, tow trucks were brought in to get them off the streets and out of the way of snow plows. if your car is towed, it'll cost you almost two- hundred bucks to get it out of impound. at least 20 cars that had not been moved were towed yesterday. the miracle league of sioux city wants to add a splash pad to the baseball facility it built for people with disabilities in riverside park. they're asking the city council to help fund the 197-thousand dollar project. the city contributed more than 300-thousand dollars of the total 1- point-million dollars raised for the first phase of the park. no decision was made monday on new funding for the splash pad, but councilwoman rhonda capron says the council supports the miracle league. she calls it a great quality of life project. a celebration of latino culture and history last night in south sioux city. it's one in a series of programs put on by "humanities nebraska", which is part of a nationwide initiative to present the history of latinos. this one called "celebrating 500
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latinos in america" took place at the public library. organizers say they hope to bring both latinos and non-latinos together to talk about history and culture, and to make everyone more aware of the significant role and impact of latinos in the united states and in nebraska. there's "popular," and there's "really popular"... but who can say they're the "most popular"? david daniel has that and more in the hollywood minute.
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taylor: she's up for seven grammy awards next week, including album of the year... and she's just been added to the list of performers for music's biggest night, february 15th. "right -- one big party." and speaking of honors, a biggie for morgan freeman: the oscar winner is this year's recipient of the film society of lincoln center's chaplin award. that puts freeman on an exclusive list that began with the award's namesake, charlie chaplin... and last year added another actor of some reknown, robert redford. for hollywood minute, i'm david daniel. >> coming up in our third half hour this morning.... a high school hockey player made state history last week after saving over 100 shots on goal. we'll have her story for you. and the finals of the lewis and clark conference were held last night. all four of the girls and boys teams are ranked in the top ten. we'll have the highlights from both games in the
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good morning. thanks for joining us on this tuesday february 9th. we're working on several stories for you in this half hour of news 4 today. we've got an update on the shooting over the weekend that left a sioux city police officer injured. the suspect also shot himself. and it's been a week since more than a foot of snow fell on sioux city. snow still surrounds many cars in town and now crews are towing them to make way for plows to finish clearing the streets. and later... receiving a cancer diagnosis can be devastating, but it's also important to keep exercising and keep moving. why getting fit is more important than ever after a cancer diagnosis. but
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wx timer @ :40 after a doozy of a monday weather- wise, we'll see a colder and quieter weather pattern with a couple of small snow chances. our winds remain a bit strong this morning which is still causing some patchy blowing snow in some of our easternmost communities along with sub-zero windchills across the board. other than that, today should be hazard-free as winds diminish just a touch but remain steady. we should also see a bit more sun too with highs near 20 degrees. lows tonight will drop into the single digits as clouds increase late and could bring in a few flurries if not a quick snow dusting for some on wednesday. we'll have another slight chance of flurries thursday night as highs continue to cling to the 20- degree mark moving into the weekend before getting their next big bump up to the 30s on sunday. that's
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another slight chance of a snow shower. those wanting warmer temperatures might have better luck next week as indicated by preliminary model runs. see graphics. >> we're learning more about the shooting that wounded a sioux city police officer early sunday morning. the department identified the officer as ryan moritz, who was treated and released at a local hospital after the incident. the man police say pulled the trigger is 18- year-old isaiah mothershed. he also shot himself during the struggle with moritz. ktiv's michelle schoening has the latest from police.
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expect him to return to work within a couple of weeks. as for mothershed...p olice aren't releasing his condition at this time. >> mothershed is in police custody at sioux city's mercy medical center. he's charged with two counts of attempted murder and five counts of robbery in the first degree. but, he also faces a charge of home invasion. that follows an incident, inside a home in the 26- hundred block of south alice street, in morningside, back on december 7th. police believe mothershed was one of three men that broke into the home looking for drugs and money. a 19-year-old inside the home was beaten with a crowbar while his mother was held at gunpoint. 21-year-old austin cummings, of sioux city, is also charged in the incident. police have arrested seven other people in connection with the robberies police were investigating when officer moritz was shot. they are 19-year-old justin ferguson, 20- year-old robert seaberry,
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16-year-old austin bulizak, 16-year-old jamaal ferguson, 17-year-old macayla knight, and a 15-year-old who has not been charged. court documents say the robberies began on january 29th when bulizak, justin ferguson and jamaal ferguson went armed to a home at 33-21 pierce street. on february 2nd, documents say bulizak, justin ferguson, and seaberry went to a resident at "c college court" armed with the intent to rob the resident. on friday, jamaal ferguson, justin ferguson, seaberry and bulizak went to a home at 45-38 polk street where they planned to break in and steal a gun, according to bulizak's affidavit. on saturday, police say jamaal ferguson, knight, seaberry and bulizak went to 2940 park avenue, building 19, to rob a person of money and personal property. investigators say they held the victim on the ground at gunpoint and took his wallet, i-d card and credit card.
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iowa with killing his wife, with stand trial in september. 28-year-old rogelio morales, of hubbard, nebraska, will go to trial for first-degree murder on september 20th. the trial was originally scheduled for march 15th, but his attorney sought an extension to allow more time to investigate the case and have morales evaluated. morales is accused of killing 21-year-old margarita morales of south sioux city on april 19th. court documents say morales told investigators a fight broke out when his wife told him she no longer wanted to be in a relationship with him. rogelio morales told police he wrapped his hands around her neck, and his next memory was his wife not breathing. rescue workers continued to try and locate missing persons in the rubble of an earthquake- hit apartment block in tainan, taiwan several hours after its collapse. at least four people were rescued on monday from the 17-story apartment building. more than 100 people are believed to still be under the debris.
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rescue more than 170 people from the folded building using information about the building layout and the possible location of those trapped. a german news agency reported that two trains crashed head-on in the south of the country early today, leaving at least four people dead and 40 seriously injured. more than three hours after the crash, emergency services were still trying to reach people trapped in the wreckage. t-v footage showed emergency helicopters lined up in an area near the crash scene waiting to transport the most severely injured to hospitals. a spokesman for german federal police in bavaria said that the region was very inaccessible and made rescue efforts more difficult. more than two dozen people were injured when a charter bus flipped onto its side in madison, connecticut. officials say the bus was heading to the mohegan sun casino when it crashed on snow-covered interstate 95... which prompted police to shut down the highway. the highway was shut down for more than four hours as crews worked to clear the accident scene. officials say 22 were taken to the hospital
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medical care after going to a warming center. four of the injured are in critical condition. although the snow is melting, sioux city is still working on clean up after last week's big blizzard. ktiv's tommie clark spoke with police officers who spent their shifts impounding vehicles that haven't moved since the snow fell.
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with the owner, we tow the vehicle," said sioux city police officer, eddie thiphasouk. "you can tell which vehicles are going to be towed, first because of the mounds of snow still around them and second because of the bright orange police tag." and, as if there wasn't enough reason to try and get your car off the roads... "people whose cars got towed today it's not a simple matter for them to just go to the towing company and get their car back," said sioux city police sgt. todd sassman. there's an impound fee with the police department and additional charges with meier towing totaling almost $200. chains clinking. and, tow truck operators feel the pains, too. "we've been going since 8 o'clock this morning. it's been chaos. it's going all day," said meier towing operator, travis fink, "you do one, you drop it off and then they already got 3, 4 others that they already got waiting for us." at least 20 vehicles were towed monday. the total number of tickets given after the blizzard won't be known for several more days. in sioux city...tommie clark...ktiv news 4.
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remember if a snow emergency is declared, there's no notice to move your vehicle off an emergency route. it just gets towed. and, if your vehicle is on a public street during a snow storm, it must be moved within a few days or it will be impounded by the police. the weight of snow on the roof caused part of a vacant commercial building in sioux city to collapse. there was nobody in the building at 14-11 jackson street. a cashier of the select mart gas station next door contacted authorities after hearing a loud thump. owners say have hired private contractors to see what can be salvaged and
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and one minnesota high school goal tender made history after saving more than 100 shots in a game that went into overtime. more on her record breaking game... after the break. and i'll have your complete
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couple of small snow chances. our winds remain a bit strong this morning which is still causing some patchy blowing snow in some of our easternmost communities along with sub-zero windchills across the board. other than that, today should be hazard-free as winds diminish just a touch but remain steady. we should also see a bit more sun too with highs near 20 degrees. lows tonight will drop into the single digits as clouds increase late and could bring in a few flurries if not a quick snow dusting for some on wednesday. we'll have another slight chance of flurries thursday night as highs continue to cling to the 20- degree mark moving into the weekend before getting their next big bump up to the 30s on sunday. that's also when we'll stand yet another slight chance of a snow shower. those wanting warmer temperatures might have better luck next week as indicated by preliminary model runs. see graphics. >> a minnesota girl is getting
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her play on the ice rink. the high school goalie made 111 saves in a game that made state history. ryan shaver has the story.
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it was a day of reflection for apple valley junior taylor deforrest. who less than 24 hours earlier came seven saves away from tying a state record in what's believed to be the longest girl's hockey game in state history. (s/ taylor deforrest / goalie:15-23) "it was mostly like adrenaline and knowing that this was the last game of the season and i wanted to give everything i had and not to let the team down." (s/ sophia leong / team mate:24-31) "that was honestly the best game i have ever seen a goalie play. she was on her head and she kept us in the game for the entire thing." six overtimes and 111 saves. you can't make those numbers up. in fact they are so outstanding, they left both the state and her mom in shock. (s/ michelle deforrest / taylor's mom:42-:53) "it was tough. i did a lot of pacing. my heart was pounding and it was fun watching her and seeing what she could do." but just over two hours in it was shot 115 that sent the raptors to the section's semi-finals. (s/ don erdall / coach1:00-1:08) "it was a great experience for them. you know wins and loses happen. you can't control that
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remember for the rest of their lives." >> the finals of the lewis and clark conference were held last night. all four of the girls and boys teams are ranked in the top ten. we'll have the highlights from both champsionship games coming up in sports.
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>> the state basketball tournaments are still a few weeks away -- but trophies were on the line on monday. ktiv's brad pautsch has the highlights in the sports fource morning wrap.
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seventeen schools started play in the lewis and clark conference tournament. only two were left in the boys and girls title games. on the boys side, undefeated winnebago facing randolph -- both teams in the top ten. winnebago -- 22-0, ranked second in c2 by the omaha world herard -- randolph ranked fifth in class d1. the cardinals came out on fire - landyn anderson from deep - gives randolph a three-point lead. but back comes bago - david wingett - the 6-7 junior goes to work - nice jumper falls and the indians are back within 1. randolph didn't play scared - logan nordhues for three - stretching the randolph lead to four. but bago would storm back to take the lead - drake gorrin gets the long two to go at the horn - winnebago wins its third straight conference title, 58-55. in the girls final, second-ranked emerson-hubbard facing number-7 wynot. this was tight the whole way - ashley bokemper nails the three - the lady pirates take a one-point lead in the first quarter. but it was wynot that led at the half - out front to cortney arkfeld - arkfeld scored 17 as the blue devils led 26-20 at the break. danielle wieseler was brilliant for wynot - in the third quarter - splits two defenders and hits the
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wynot led by four after three but emerson-hubbard goes on a big run - abby drieling with 2 of her 17 to close things out. emerson-hubbard takes the conference crown, 54-51. south sioux 4-0 against sioux city teams this season. heelan was playing from behind most of the night. lexi stolen drills the 3-pointer. crusaders trailed 17-6 after a quarter. south sioux keeps the lead. freshman mckenna sims takes the 'drive-thru' lane for 2 on the layup. more from the cardinals -- carissa powell gets the ball down low, and gets the reverse to fall. powell had 14 in the first half. south sioux pulled away late -- the crusaders press, but powell gets 2 more of her 32 points. cardinals beat the crusaders 68-45. for more go to ktiv.com. i'm brad pautsch with the sports fource morning wrap. >> ben says it won't be as windy today, and we might
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ben says it won't be as windy today, and we might even see some sunshine. he's in after the break with the forecast. and new research shows that being active after you're diagnosed with cancer can actually help you live longer. we've got some easy ways that can help you get in the exercise you need.. next.
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wise, we'll see a colder and quieter weather pattern with a couple of small snow chances. our winds remain a bit strong this morning which is still causing some patchy blowing snow in some of our easternmost communities along with sub-zero windchills across the board. other than that, today should be hazard-free as winds diminish just a touch but remain steady. we should also see a bit more sun too with highs near 20 degrees. lows tonight will drop into the single digits as clouds increase late and could bring in a few flurries if not a quick snow dusting for some on wednesday. we'll have another slight chance of flurries thursday night as highs continue to cling to the 20- degree mark moving into the weekend before getting their next big bump up to the 30s on sunday. that's also when we'll stand yet another slight chance of a snow shower. those wanting warmer temperatures might have better luck next week as indicated by preliminary model runs. see graphics.
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new research shows that for people diagnosed with cancer, the risk of cancer death falls as they become more active. danielle barber explains how exercise can prolong or even save your life.
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healthy life and i really felt that my body betrayed me." denise schrader was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. after dozens of treatments, she says exercise, running in particular, helped her get her life back on track. (sot: dr. shelby terstriep, oncologist) "with somebody who has had cancer treatment it can improve their quality of life, it can improve fatigue and improve mobility." (sot: denise schrader, breast cancer survivor) "it helps me sleep better at night and it helps me with stress, kind of a de-stressor, and also it helps with some of the side effects of the hormone blocker that i'm on." being physically active doesn't only pertain to patients battling cancer. doctor shelby terstriep says exercise for the average person is just as important. (sot: dr. shelby terstriep, oncologist) "a lot of it is keeping people at their ideal body weight because we know when people are more at their ideal body weight they have less of some dangerous hormones
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insulin and insulin-like growth factor." terstriep says exercise can also reduce the risk of cancer coming back. (sot: dr. shelby terstriep, oncologist) "it also helps to decrease inflammation in the body which we know that inflammation can be one of the drivers of cancer." though exercise and running is an important part of denise's routine, she says her prognosis has given her a whole new perspective. (sot: dr. shelby terstriep, oncologist) "i don't run for time anymore, i run for my life." >> that was danielle barber reporting. doctor terstriep recommends 150 minutes of moderate exercise or activity a week -- that's about 20 minutes per day. and, two days of strength training for all major muscle groups per week. it's . time for a break. we're back with our fourth half hour of news 4 today. first though.. here's a look at some of the events on the ktiv-dot-com community calendar. good morning and welcome back to
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coming up in this fourth half hour... polls in new hampshire opened about 30 minutes ago. it's another big day for presidential candidates as voters in the nation's first primary of this 2016 election season cast their votes. it may be a little state, but the stakes are huge for all of the candidates. and stepping up to the plate for improvements. leaders with the miracle league of sioux city are hoping to add a new feature to their specially designed baseball park for people with disabilities... and they're turning to the city for a little help. and... many of the super bowl commercials still have us talking... laughing... or scratching our heads. a look at the ones that have made a lasting impression on football fans. but first ben....
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in some of our easternmost communities along with sub-zero windchills across the board. other than that, today should be hazard-free as winds diminish just a touch but remain steady. we should also see a bit more sun too with highs near 20 degrees. lows tonight will drop into the single digits as clouds increase late and could bring in a few flurries if not a quick snow dusting for some on wednesday. we'll have another slight chance of flurries thursday night as highs continue to cling to the 20- degree mark moving into the weekend before getting their next big bump up to the 30s on sunday. that's also when we'll stand yet another slight chance of a snow shower. those wanting warmer temperatures might have better luck next week as indicated by preliminary model runs. see graphics. >>
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this morning as the nation's first presidential primary gets underway. tracie potts is in manchester where several candidates are hoping for an unexpected finish.
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he has a huge lead here but the number two spot seems up for grabs: polls show cruz, rubio, even kasich or bush have a shot at it. ((sot: john kasich / r- presidential candidate)) "...are the ones that are going to make this happen!" ((sot: marco rubio / r- presidenenal candidate)) "get up early tomorrow and get your friends and family to vote." ((nats sanders vote concert)) bernie sanders fired up supporters - he's way ahead of hillary clinton in the polls. ((sot: hillary clinton / d- presidential candidate)) "i will ask you respectfully to please consider giving me the chance to do this job for you." today's the last day... and polls show more than half the electorate is either undecided... ((sot: donald kennedy / undecided voter)) "i don't have a clue. i don't even know what party i'm voting for yet." or willing to switch their vote at the last minute. they're expecting a huge turnoututhere. the secretaryyof state predicts more than half a million people. that's two-thirds of new hampshire voters. i'm tracie potts in new hampshire, now back to you. >> president barack obama releases his 2017 fiscal budget proposal today. this will be obama's final budget proposal as he prepares to leave officicnext winter. many believe this budget has little chance to be adopted as the president faces
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from the republican led house. the vote for a multi-million dollar bond issue for iowa lake community college will begin at 9:00 this morning. several counties in northwest decide the future of the 16-million dollars needed for community college improvements. for aist of the counties involved, just go to our website, ktiv dot com. the miracle league of sioux city looked to deliver a home run presentation to the sioux city city council. the organization built an inclusive baseball facility for people with disabilities in riverside park last year. and now leaders with the miracle league want to improve it. they plan to build a "splash pad" this summer, and the group would like the city to contribute financially. the splash pad would cost 197-thousand dollars. they've raised about 70- thousand for the project. the city council contributed more than 300-thousand dollars of the total 1 point 1 million raised for the first t ase of the park... which included the concession area, restrooms, playground and the baseball field. miracle league's board president says the sash pad will help
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"phase two with the splash pad will just be even more integration opportunities between kids in the neighborhood, the soccer league interacting and learning from one another out on the splash pad," said kevin negaaaa, sioux city miracle league. the city council didn't make a decision last night, but councilwoman rhonda capron says the council supports the miracle league. "a great quality of life project for all of us," said sioux city councilwoman rhonda capron. "i just think sioux city is so this." the mimicle league says they also plan to build a handicap accessible miniature golf course in the future. first lady michelle obama met with several students monday in month. mrs. obama welcomed 51 students from washington d-c for a day-long dance workshop. ththstudents worked withthconic choreographers. this year's "black history month" theme at the white house is "honoring the past while celebrating the present." the first lady told the students about her
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having to work hard in school. she also encouraged them to "ignore stereotypes" and work hard to achieve their dreams. a nebraska groro is celebrating latino culture and history. the south sioux city public library is oering a series of programs put on by "hanities nebraska", which is part of a nationwide initiative to present the history of latinos. it's called "celebrating 500 years of latinos in america". last night, the library showed one part of the series. ththbroncos and panthersrseren't the only ones battling it out in sunday night's super bowl. so were morehan 60 advertisers who paid big money to vie for our attention during the game. mark barger reports on some commercials that stood out....for better or worse.
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pressure that comes with the commercials' 5 million dollar pricetag. (sot james cooper / executive editor, adweek :19-24) "last year, we saw nationwide experiment with an ad, the dead kid ad. it totally tanked and their cmo is gone within a year." comedy was king this year.... including hyundai's "first date" ad with kevin hart. it was number one in usa today's ad meter rankings. (sot charisse jones / business reporter, usa today :33-40 on camera at :37) "you have to use the right celebrity, it has to coalesce with your brand or reach your demographic that you're trying to target." doritos put two spots in ad meter's top five.... both from its 10th annual contest. the one featuring some cunning canines won a million dollar prize for jacob chase. (sot jacob chase / million dollar ad winner :53-57) "inside, i was just going nuts, and i did think i was about to faint." natstsurgent diarrhea" tumbling to the bottom of the rankings were a pair of ads from drug companies. (sot charisse jones / business reporter, usa today 1:03-1:07) "when you're eating the pizza and the doritos and the hot dogs, you don't want to think about some of those issues." but many were thinking about
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(sot charisse e nes / business reporter, usa today 1:12-1:15) "people were like, oh my god, this is frankenstein's monster!! i can't get it out of my head!" which stirred a love it or hate it debate. (sot james cooper / executive editor, adweek 1:19-1:23) "it blew up on twitter. it was trending right underneath the super bowl for most of the game." meaning last night's upsets were not confined to the field. mark barger, nbc news. >> peyton manning didn't waste any time celebrating his super bowl win... he took a trip to disneyland! the denver broncos quarterback was the centtr of attention inn parade at tte themeepark in anaheim, california monday. mickey mouse, goofy and all of their friends helped manning wave to the roaring crowd. manning also brought his family
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from the parade in disneyland to his own mural on the university of tennessee campus. the winning quarterback gets some love from his alma matter. that's coming up in what's trending. and i'll have your complete
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here's what's trending this morning... after winningg super bowlwl0, denver broncos arterback peyton manning is feeling on top - "rocky top" that is. a muraof the former university of tennessee quarterback was painted on the iconic rock on the u-t campus. the painter is a female tennessee student artist... whose name also happens to be payton -- with a different spelling. payton millesays she started painting the mural around 10 p-m sunday night - before the game was even over - and it took about five hours to complete. still to come... beyonce is helping flint, michigan residents and encouraging her fans to get
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plus...the oscar nominees were honored yesterday ahead of the awards ceremony at the end of the month.
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> jimmy fallon talked about the super bowl on his show last night. take a look. on the show tonight ryan
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and thomas rhett. you can catch the tonight show with jimmy fallon right here on ktiv at 10:35 after news 4. she wowed fans as part of the super bowl halftime show. now beyonce announces an effort to help residents of flint, michigan during its water crisis.
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partner with loc united way and community programs in their work to help under- served populations in flint. those programs are getting water filtration equipment and water to affected residents. beyonce is asking fans to be the hashtag 'bey-good'. a portion of the effort aims to help flint children with long-term needs. this year's academaward nominees where honored yesterday at a beverly hills. this oscars tradition, begun 35 years ago, allows the best-of-the-best in hollywood to celebrate their moment. over 150 nominees were expected to attend. after hitting the red carpet and enjoying lunch, the nominees assemble for a "class photo". the 88th academy awards will be presented sunday, february 28th. tuesday al- country singer travis tritt is 53 sarah- actor charles shaughnessy
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single digits as clouds increase late and could bring in a few flurries if not a quick snow dusting for some on wednesday. we'll have another slight chance of flurrieshursday night as highs continue to cling to the 20- degree mark moving into the weekendbefore getting their next big bum up to the 30s on sunday. that' also when we'll stand yet another slight chance of a snow shower. those wanting warmer temperatures might have better luck next week as indicated by prellminary model runs. see graphics. >> when we come back on this tuesday morning we'l'l recap today's top siouxland headlines. and the colombus zoo recently named the newest member of their family.
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february is huge for us. all our handcrafted classic footlongs are just $6 each. the media is going a little crazy. "sub-mageddon" with an incredible amount of accumulation inside... that now seems... enjoy all ououclassic footlongs
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time to run down the stories making headlines this tuesday morning in siouxland. sioux city policicrelease more details about the shooting that wounded an officer early sunday morning. police say officer ryan moritz was shot by 18- year old isaiah mothershed, who was handcuffed
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officers investigated reports of a robbery. police say mothershed pulled out a handgun that was hidden inside the couch and shot moritz. during the ensuing struggle, police say mothershed shot himself in his own thigh. he's now faces two counts of attempted murder and five counts of first degree robbery. sioux city officials have started towing snowbound cars. owners were given warnings last week, then police started issuing titiets on friday. on monday, tow trucks were brought in to get them off the streets and out of the way of snow plows. if your car is towed, it'll cost you almost two- hundred dollars to get it out of impound. at least 20 cars that had not been moved were towed on monday. leaders with the miracle league of sioux city wants to add a splash pad to the baseball facility they built for people with disabilities in riverside park. they're asking the city council to help fund the 197-thousand dollar project. the city contributed more than 300-thousand dollars of the total 1- point-million dollars raised for the first phase of the park. no decision was made last night on new funding for
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rhonda capron says the council supports the miracle league. she calls it a great quality of life project. a celebration of latino culture and history last night in south sioux city. this one in a series of programs put on by "humanities nebraska",",hich is part of a nationwide initiative to present the history of latinos. this one called "celebrating 500 years of latinos in america" took place at the public library. organizers say they hope to bring latinos and non-latinos together to talk about history and culture, and to make everyone more aware of the significant role of latinos in the united states and in nebraska.
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finally this morning, the votes are in. the columbus zoo's baby polar bear officially has a name. meet nora! the name was chosen in a public online vote, which attracted participants from 115 countieses nora is a combination of nanan and aurora, her parents' names.
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