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tv   KWWL News at Five  NBC  October 12, 2016 5:00pm-5:30pm CDT

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we just heard kyle, it's definitely a cold one out there. crews over at heartland farms are doing what they can to protect their beloved pumpkin patch. storm track 7's lauren moss speaking with their farmer today she joins us noth there's a lot of water in pumpkins- so when the ground freezes...the pumpkin can freeze making it a soft and squishy. and no one likes that- you cant were preparing for the cold night ahead. a true sign of fall as rows of pumpkin are out at them much much worse. and farmer david myers doesnt want them getting any worse. so he's doing what he can to protect his pumpkins from the freeze warning- by laying out these black
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spread over them so the heat of the pumpkins and the heat of the earth..we will get through a cold night. to make sure of that- crews are bringing in pumpkins from the fields. "that'll do damage if you leave them out here." living in iowa, it's something he's been through before with mother nature weather is an issue if you are out in ag.and she is not a pleasant partener. and it's a cold one out there- people are bundled up like it was winter. "hot chocolate" but before you know it mother nature's mind will change temp the wind...be patient it weekend has myers and the rest of heartland farms pretty excited. hallelujah! we like sunny warm weekends...tell the weather man he is doing well. kyle he's pretty happy with you tonight and im sure a lot of people are feeling the same way...youll be
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this weekend. we've got you covered, lauren moss kwwl news. that freeze warning goes into effect from one until nine tomorrow morning. most of eastern iowa dry after the 2016 flooding but a lot of clean up work still to be done. in the northwest side of cedar rapids construction out of eldrige are getting to work starting to remove some of the 300-thousand plus sandbags that were filled. crews are reminding people to make sure the bags are ready for pickup. "make sure they're out as close to the street as possible. make sure your cars are out of the way. we're not going to work around them. we've been told if there's a car there, to bypass them and we don't want to have to keep coming back."
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off location at ellis park will remain open until this friday. they expect it to take up to three weeks to remove all the sandbags. decision 20-16 coverage tonight -- early voters casting their ballots now -- so they won't have to wait in line november 8th. kwwl's macleod hageman joins us live with more. mac? election officials tell me the number of people voting absentee is down this year -- compared to the in black hawk county -- more than 12-thousand voters are registered to cast their ballots absentee. back in 20-12 the same time before the election -- there were more than 16-thousand voters. despite the smaller turnout so far -- voters seem anxious to tell us who they're voting for. "i just don't like the way it's been for the last 8 years, and i hillary." despite poltical differences -- early voters say casting your ballot early
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register to vote at the polls on election day -- but it could longer -- since so many people we've got you covered -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. coming up at six -- we'll hear more about absentee turnout -- and why it's so low this year. on the republican side... presidential nominee donald trump rallying today this is video of his rally in florida trump bringing up hillary clinton's he called it the most "heinous" occurrence ever involving justice in u-s history trump also criticized congress for not doing more after clinton didn't face any other charges an iowa woman has been arrested, accused of drunkenly ripping up a large trump yard sign this happening in iowa city according to criminal complaints, skye carrasco was
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say she claims to had been drinking all day carrasco is now being charged with public intoxication and interference with official acts the 42nd president is in eastern iowa today former president bill clinton is in waterloo rallying for iowans to come out and vote early for his wife this is video from his rally earlier today in indianola he's in iowa as a part of hillary clinton's tour to get people out early to vote tonight at six, we'll have a crew on scene live from bill clinton's waterloo rally as president obama's second term starts winding down -- iowans are being asked what they think. in a new des moines register -- mediacom iowa poll -- less than half of the iowans surveyed are happy with his performance as president. the poll shows nearly 60-percent of iowans say obamacare has mostly been a failure. voters do give the president credit for job growth and foreign relations. a sixth case of mumps in one eastern iowa school district is
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partners at the telegraph herald a staff member at bryant elementary school in dubuque has been diagnosed with mumps in september, five cases of mumps were confirmed according to the iowa department of public health, 11 cases have been confirmed so far in the county in total since august drivers may soon be seeing speed cameras in another eastern iowa community. many are familiar with the cameras in large metropolitan areas such as cedar rapids and des moines. giving final approval to an ordinance that would allow for the installation of the cameras -- if the city chooses to do so. but -- some in the city are kwwl's elizabeth amanieh has the details. elizabeth. ron-the concerns some people in the city are having are whether these cameras are even necessary. and if there are any alternatives the city can take before moving to what they feel is a drastic
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a little over a thousand people. but the city says they have a lot of traffic that travels through and their main concern is safety. the proposed speed cameras are for two areas-in town. one along lafayette road near city hall. and another on gilbertville road near the intersection of marie avenue. the speed in these two areas-25 miles per hour.. the city is looking at a five year contract with redflex-who would install and maintain the cameras and equipment a however some in town don't " part of the issue i have with it, is we haven't tried some of the speed signs with your speed most drastic measure we can take." under the proposed contract-redflex would initially
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$240,000 investment is paid off. afterward, all remaining revenue will belong to the city. another part of his concern is the current state of speed cameras. the d-o-t rejected appeals by these larger cities to continue operating these cameras. and he'as afraid their city might also follow suit- forcing taxpayers to pay up. we've got you covered, live in the newsroom, elizabeth amanieh...kwwl news. in the process of looking at the contract. and if the lawyers don't agree with this contract-they will find another company to go with coming up... a group of middle schoolers changing their community and.... calcium supplements may actually be bad for you that's coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look at the storm full forecast next. and when you see news - or if
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can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to --------- --------- when my dad got the contract with donald trump, it was huge for our business. there was never any question about the quality of work... and the next thing you know, you weren't getting paid. when you're a small business, a big contract is everything, i mean, it's huge. but...if you don't get paid, it's devastating. if he treats the american people like he treated my father, on the trump taj mahal, the whole country's in trouble.
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it's troubling. congressman blum actually co-sponsored a bill that could make it legal for a woman to be fired just for being pregnant. and blum tried to defund planned parenthood, even though women depend on it for critical care, like cancer screenings. i was diagnosed with breast cancer, and i know it was early detection that made a difference. aring about all of our people here in this country.
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here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: behind a very potent cold front, recorded early this morning, also due to this front. we still h hours. as the cold front tracks away from eastern iowa, not only will it take the rain with it - but also the warmth of yesterday and the clouds. clear skies overnight will allow us to cool is in effect for most of the kwwl viewing area for thursday morning. with temperatures this cold, all sensitive plants will need to come indoors. some may have lows in the 20s tonight. this will be the coldest night since spring here in eastern iowa. highs will climb into the 60s for and thunderstorms in the forecast from saturday through tuesday.
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for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: behind a very potent cold front, temperatures will fall through the afternoon and into the evening. our daily highs were recorded early this morning, also due to this front. we still have the chance for a few showers into the afternoon hours. as the cold front tracks away from eastern iowa, not only will it take the rain with it - but also the warmth of yesterday and the clouds. clear skies overnight will temperatures. a freeze warning is in effect for most of the kwwl viewing area for thursday morning. with temperatures this cold, all sensitive plants will need to come indoors. some may have lows in the 20s tonight. this will be the coldest night since friday and back to the 70s for the weekend. a series of fronts will keep a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the forecast from saturday through
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kyle kielfrom the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: behind a very potent cold front, temperatures will fall through the afternoon and into the evening. our daily highs were recorded early this morning, also due to this front. we still have the chance for a few showers into the afternoon hours. as the cold front tracks aw it take the rain with it - but also the warmth of yesterday and the clouds. clear skies overnight will allow us to cool to near and even below freezing temperatures. a freeze warning is in effect for most of the kwwl viewing area for thursday morning. with temperatures this cold, all sensitive plants will need to come indoors. some may have lows in the 20s tonight. this will be the coldest night since spring here in eastern iowa.
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friday and back to the 70s for the weekend. a series of fronts will keep a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the forecast from saturday through tuesday. storm track 7 meteorologist kyle kielfrom the kwwl coming up... it's back to school season... and intersections are getting busy with buses and cars what one group of students are doin s toyota is recalling over 300- included next --------- --------- ---------
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concern when it comes to kids crossing the street. the intersection between jackson street and 5th street in winthrop
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and one group of iowa middle schoolers didn't feel safe... so they decided to make a change in story "at a quick glance." it's clear. "i'm crossing the street." this is a busy intersection. (nat of car) busy and right by the east buchanan school district. (nat of shoes) like many kids here.... "and then." rylan walks to and from school every day with her brother... "came like zooming across the road, and my brother was going to walk across, so i grabbed his new this intersection was a problem... these signs and this flashing red light were the traffic warnings at this intersection...and the red light was hard to see. "no one really knew when it was on or off." "it was on during the school in the sun, so you couldnt really see if it was on or off." so they spent months convincing the winthrop city council
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and the city listened... "we added this one in." "we helped a lot of kids safely these kids spoke up... "remember the stop sign guys... hahahah" we've got you covered in buchanan county... amanda gilbert kwwl news. the girl scouts started working on this project in june. last month. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... some big news about calcium supplements why you may want to stop taking them and.... toyota is recalling over 300- thousand cars we'll have details on why next --------- ---------
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how tall are you? how do we measure greatness in america? it's measured by what we do for our children. it's why as president i'll invest in our schools. in college that leads to opportunities... not debt. and an economy where every young american can find a job that let's them start a family of their own. i've spent my life fighting for kids and families.
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vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. congressman blum's smear campaign -- misleading and false. the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and helped build a homeless shelter for women and children, but multi-millionaire blum promised he'd take only half his salary. then in congress, blum broke his word and kept all the pay.
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congressman blum's out for himself, not us. been brought down on purpose. this happening in connecticut officials say they think there was an argument or struggle at the controls, which lead to the crash. a student pilot and instructor were on board when it went down
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wires, causing the plane to catch fire. the student pilot died at the scene the flight instructor remains in critical condition. parts of the world are still dealing with the aftermath of hurricane matthew the governor of north carolina adding more counties to their disaster declaration today the national guard performing water rescues amidst the flooding 17 deaths reported in north carolina alone haiti still dealing with a cholera outbreak so far, four- hundred dead in haiti because of the storm toyota is recalling 340- thousand cars because of a potentially deadly brake issue. the global recall includes 20-16 and 20-17 toyota prius sedans they say there is a possibility the parking brake could stop working.. causing the car to roll away and cause a crash. toyota will notify those involved starting in november. toyota dealers will fix the
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if you take calcium supplements- you may want to think about stopping new evidence shows they may be bad for your heart. researchers find that people who took calcium pills were 22-percent more likely to develop plaque in their arteries than those who did not take them. but eating calcium-rich foods ... actually protected the heart. it's not clear why calcium supplements are linked to heart damage ... but experts say the body may be unable to process large amounts. hawkeye community college skycam. storm track seven meteoroligst kyle kiel has a final look at your --------- ---------
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at six... more decision 2016 coverage for you tonight -- with a former president speaking in eastern iowa.
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many rescues happening...includin g that of a pack of puppies a firefighters rescued more than a dozen puppies from a flooded animal shelter. as you can see, they pulled most of the pooches from a truck that fine storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel has a final four-ten, he's running three miles rain or shine. six o'clock, chuck's at the office. when in iowa, he's still up early. working the farm, meeting iowans in all ninety-nine counties every year. no surprise then, my husband has been named the hardest working senator.
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tonight, u.s. ship attack, another missile is fired at a u.s. navy destroyer. the second attack in a week. officials now pointing to iranian-backed rebels. in sister deal -- donald trump suggests a plot inside the gop to keep him house. and wikileaks unleashesore emails of hillary clinton. intentional crash, investigators now say a small plane was brought down on purpose. what happened on board in the tense final snoemts. now hiring -- why the power is in your hands this holiday season if you're looking for a job. and pets on planes, the battle breaking out over comfort

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