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with cruz campaign co-chair steve king about misleading information fed to precinct chairs on monday night. and who says you have to wait for spring to hit the road on your bike. we'll tell you where hundreds will be pedaling and shivering this weekend in central iowa. news at four front door open good afternoon ... i'm sonya heitshusen. .and i'm dan winters ... thanks for joining us. we're learning more about a now former lincoln high school
charged with public exposure this weekend. it turns out it wasn't the first time michael madson has faced criminal charges. madson was arrested on saturday and charged with public exposure after allegedly revealing himself to a valley west mall employee. madson resigned his job at lincoln on tuesday. according to the courier newspaper and online court records madson faced a similar charge in 1994 after he walked into the lobby of a waterloo hotel wearing only a t-shirt. he was charged with indecent exposure ... but plead guilty to a lesser charge of criminal tresspass. he was fired from his job at a waterloo school ... but appealed and was allowed to keep teaching. in 2001 he was charged with harrassment after allegedly peeping on a teenager at a tanning salon. online court records show madson entered a guilty plea and had the harrassment charged
according to the des moines school district's website ... madson was hired in august of 2001. the iowa supreme court will hear arguments in an open session in the wrongful death case of former slip-knot band member, paul grey. grey's family claimed doctor daniel baldi, a pain management physician in des moines, over prescribed pain medications to grey... who died from an fentanyl in 20-10. doing... but grey's widow is appealing the decision. the arguments will be heard before the supreme court in a special evening session on february 16th. it starts at 7 o'clock. a bill being considered at the statehouse this session could make it easier for doctors, first responders and family members to save the lives of drug addicts. the bill would allow the use of narcan ... an injectible drug that can reverse an opioid overdose. jenna morton talked to the two women behind this bill. kim brown and sue vancamp share similar stories... 26:48 'my son was benjamin van camp and he passed away on march 27th 2014.'
both from heroin overdoses...ben van camp was 27 and andy brown was 33 29:42 "this is in our community in our schools, its your neighbor, its your friends, its real people.' both struggled with substance abuse for years... k 28:13 "the ugly comments people make like that person there dont deserve life that's wrong, that is wrong, everybody deserves to live.' both mothers have been pushing legislation to legalize a drug called narcan... that can reverse an overdose... they want it in the hands of all health care professionals, law enforcement, and family members of addicts. "iowa needs to step up, they really do." the bill didn't pass last year... mostly because of a line in the bill that gives the person that reports the overdose immunity. but kim says a different approach needs to be taken... 13:30 "we dont need to be arresting low level non violent drug offenders we need to be helping them get healthy again.' hoping this time around...the bill will get enough support to become law... 18:05 'theres no
for a dead kid.' narcan is not a controlled substance... and is not addictive...it can be injected or given through nasal spray the bill passed out of committee thursday and will head to the house floor as soon as next week. lifeserve blood center says its supply of blood is so low they're doing something they've never done before this weekend ... opening their doors on sunday. lifeserve centers in des moines and urbandale will be open from eight to noon on sunday. you can call ahead and make an appointment or simply walk in. utility companies are assuring ankeny residents that what smells like a natural gas leak ... really isn't one. natural gas is naturally odorless
"odorant." a tank holding some of that odorant has sprung a leak near ankeny. crews are working to contain the leak and wait for the odor to dissipate. now to the presidential campaigns in new hampshire. last night bernie sanders and hillary clinton held their final pre-primary debate. today they had the campaign trail to themselves as the republicans prepare for their debate tomorrow. steve handelsman has the story. sot: hillary clinton, presidential candidate :00- :07"every woman on this stage is someone i deeply admire" hillary clinton, in manchester, presented herself with prominent women who support her but more new hampshire women backed bernie sanders in the latest nbc news, wall street journal marist poll at last night's debate, she made gender an issue sot: hillary clinton, presidential candidate :22- 33senator sanders is the only person who i think would characterize me, a woman running to be the first woman
establishment. but, at the market basket in manchester, today some women supported clinton sot: katherine von husen, clinton supporter :39-:43 "im voting for hillary because she is a woman and she has a lot of beliefs that i do" sot: tina hatstat, sanders supporter :44-:49 "i like bernie. i trust him i dont trust any other of them you dont trust hillary clinton?? no " clinton's reaching out. sot: hillary clinton, presidential candidate :52-1:03"and a word to young people supporting sanders. i know you might not be for me now but i am for you" bernie sanders today appealed to women...slamming republicans bernie sanders presidential candidate 1:09- 1:20"they are saying every women in this room...every women in this state...every women in the country that they dont have the right to control their own bodies...i disagree" on the gop side, jeb bush had his mother come in... nats: barbara bush vote for jeb! tough and beloved...former first lady barbara bush is a role model to some new hampshire women the snow kept donald trump from
and the rest of the republicans are preparing for their debate here tomorrow night steve handelsman nbc news manchester that republican debate will likely touch on the tactics used by ted cruz's campaign on monday to win the iowa caucuses. he's already been accused of dirty politics ... now there are new voicemails proving his campaign spread false information about ben carson on monday. coming up later in the newscast ... cruz campaign co-chair steve king will join us to talk about those voicemails and keeping cruz on a path to the white house. and it doesn't matter that temperatures will hover around the 40-degree mark this weekend. it's time to jump on your bike and hit the can get your cycling fix this weekend.
double digits tomorrow morning apparently the engineers who designed the ford f-150 have been burning the candle at all ends. cuz' check out their latest brainstorm: pro trailer backup assist. just turn this little knob on the dash and it helps steer your trailer exactly where you want it to go. it's just one more bit of brilliance you can't get on any other truck. freakish. this is the ford f-150.
and i raise turkey for honeysuckle white . we don't use growth-promoting antibiotics, that's just the way things should be done. that's important to me. my name is glenn, and i'm an independent turkey farmer. (female announcer) honeysuckle white . no growth-promoting antibiotics, just honest, simple turkey. ... perfect cycling weather! its the first weekend in february ... that means its time for the annual bike ride to rippey... 'every single year we get these
cancelled?—i mean theres a blizz.. it will not be cancelled, the only thing that will change is the number of riders." this is the 39 th brr ride...or bike ride to rippey. the ride is the second oldest in iowa..only behind ragbrai. organizers say when the temperature gets over 35 degrees...they look for over two thousand riders. for riders taking bikes out in the winter often means there will be issues like flat tires..and rusty gears..they stop by raccoon river valey bikes. owner lee coons says more winter riders are going to the fat tire bikes.. 'well the fat tire bikes, are on the rise of popularity primarily you see them up northie the bigger metro areas where people commute to work everyday.. theyre starting to finally filter down into central iowa were
one new thing that will help keep riders warm are these ...bar mits. they're big gloves that keep your hands warm, but allow operation of brakes and shifters. you can still ride the brr tomorrow...online registration is closed, but you can register in person at the hotel patee. light snow is possible as you are driving home this evening,
not amount to much more than a light dusting. clouds will hold temperatures in place throughout most of the night. lows will be in the lower 20s, which is nearly 10 higher than we have seen over the past couple of nights. we'll start the day on saturday with quite a bit of cloud cover, but as they break up temperatures will start
throughout the des moines metro. it will be quite a bit cooler toward the northwest, but we could be pushing low 40s in southern parts of the viewing area. sunday will start off nice, but a cold front moving through will strengthen the winds and bring in a chance for light snow late in the evening. next week is expected to start off in the lower to middle 20s with northwest winds around 15-25 mph. enjoy the pleasant weather while you can! coming up next ... see how the science center of iowa is
questions to be answered. hear from two men on the front lines of each party's caucus about the lessons learned from monday's vote. no one is disputing ted cruz was the republican winner ... but there are questions about how he secured those votes. we'll talk with congressman steve king about the controversial voicemails that have surfaced that show the cruz campaign spreading false information.
the iowa democratic party still says hillary clinton was the winner of monday's caucus ... but the margin of that victory is still being finalized. democrats are now re-canvassing results to make sure all their numbers add up. the vote is done and the campaigns have moved on, but that doesn't mean an end to presidential politics in iowa. this week political director dave price talked with former republican party of iowa chair matt strawn and polk county democratic party chair tom henderson about where the state goes now after the vote.
precinct captain on caucus night ... the voicemails say ben carson was dropping out of the race. the caller goes on to ask precinct chiars to spread the word at caucus locations and urged them to tell carson supporters to side with the cruz campaign. of course carson did not drop out.. joining us now is one of ted cruz's national co-chairs ... congressman steve king ... who faced his own accusations of spreading false rumors on caucus night. thanks for being with us... you tweeted... "carson looks like he is out. iowans need to know before they vote. most will go to cruz, i hope." where did you get your information? cnn only reported that he would be going to florida. cnn did not report that carson would be
not amount to much more than a light dusting. clouds will hold temperatures in place throughout most of the night. lows will be in the lower 20s, which is nearly 10 higher than we have seen over the past couple of nights. we'll start the day on saturday with quite a bit of cloud cover, but as they break up temperatures will start to warm up into the upper 30s throughout the des moines metro. it will be quite a bit cooler toward the northwest, but we could be pushing low 40s in southern parts of the viewing area. sunday will start off nice, but a cold front moving through will strengthen the winds and bring in a chance for light snow late in the evening. next week is expected to start off in the lower to middle 20s th northwest n around -25 mph. enjoy the pleasanather while you can!ming up next ... how do you
but there's a separate crowd at super bowl city and the stadium.. that doesn't care about the parties.. and won't see a single play of the game. jay gray has more tonight from san francisco. nats screaming fans it's officially super bowl weekend now.. sot from fans about partying but as the party ramps up.. hundreds of thousands pour into the area.. and we get closer to kickoff.. nats pop security for an army of police and federal agents -- this is no game.. sound steve baxter - u.s. customs and border protection:15-:19 "the security at this event is immense. i don't know that any other event that's had this kind of security" sixty agencies.. led by the fbi.. coordinating the operation from this central command center.. nats pop ambient the show of force is evident.. just about everywhere.. armed police line super bowl city.. there are bomb sniffing dogs.. and snipers in place on roof tops.. sound chief greg suhr - san francisco pd:35-:41 "it's all about reassuring the public that this event is going to be a safe, family, fan-friendly event.. " reassurance that comes from security teams on the ground.. in the air.. and on the water.. working around the clock and
from downtown san francisco to levi's stadium 45 miles away.. sound sound master chief petty officer jim malcom - u.s.coast guard:54-1:01 "our job is to use our training and experience to notice when things may not be -- 100% what they should be." to this point officials say there have been no problems.. and no viable threats.. and they are confident things will stay that way.. sound keith bruce - super bowl 50 host committee 1:08-1:11 "the super bowl on super bowl sunday will be one of the safest places on the planet" because so many people will be watching so much more.. than the game.. again we need to stress there's been no specific threat here.. the security in place here is unprecedented - i the history of the big game.. i'm jay gray in san francisco, now back
and a des moines teacher is charged with exposing himself in public...and it's not the first time. we'll tell you about the charges he faced while working at another school district. football and concussions... what parents need to know about the dangers of head injuries before letting their children play the game... 3029 - i hadade phone calls before but got no where after months of speculation and concern... the city is addressing security issues in des moines' entertainment district. good evening and thanks for joining us. i'm erin kiernan. and i'm sonya heitshusen. several city leaders and organizations announced their plan to increase safety along court avenue... the effort comes nearly three months after a man was fatally shot during a night out... channel 13's jodi whitworth joins us live from court avenue with more erin -- city leaders say their plan to increase safety measures began back in june. ..