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family member's we spoke with today say wanatee was the husband of mace's niece. the family says that wanatee and the victim have had their differences many over-- family according to those who were morning, wanatee showed up at where a confrontation took a turn for the worst. "he waited for my dad to come out of the house, he waited out here. when my dad came out, he and my dad had a verbal whatever...um they started arguing. he chased m mdad down the block and stabbed him down the block and my dad made it back to the house to get help." mace was taken to mercy hospital where he was later pronounced dead-- due to injuries. none of the family knew where wanatee would have gone after the incident. sioux city police--however-- picked up wanatee just 10 hours after receiving the 9-1-1 call. lt. pat mccann says, "every case is
that is involved is trying to get out of the area, where there hangininout at. this p pticular person, we had to just figure out where he would be at, where were the cations and we re able to come up with those." wanatee is being charge with-- second degree murder-- and is being held in the woodbury county jail. abc9 also learned today-- that wanatee was currently out on bail in connection to an assult back in october of 2015 and a judge issued a bench warrant for his arrest just two weeks ago after he failed to appear in court. coming up at six-- more on the families reaction to their loss-- as well as a look at wanatetes violent history. reporting live in studio-- christina griajlva-- abc 9 news. : tim: apple is fighting back against a court order from a federal judge requesting it to compromise it's own code in order to gain access to an iphone connected to a terrorist attack. the fbi wants apple to create software to help crack an iphone used by one of the san bernardino attackers. the burere has been
sayed farook's iphone 5c. after 10 unsuccessful attempts, the phone would automatically erase key data and make the phone permanently inaccessible. but apple says creating the hack would endanger the data security of all of their customers. " sot josh earnest: they are not asking apple to redesign its product or to create a new backdoor to one of their products. they're simply asking for something that would have an imimct on this one e vice" investigators want to recover the information from farook's phone to assess the involvement of isis and if there were any other accomplices in the december 2 terror attack that left 14 dead. jenna: a major development in the south carolina race for the republican nomination--gover nor nikki haley making her preference known in advance of saturday'y' primary tim: the popular vernor is giving her endorcement to marco rubio, while the top two candidates battle
abortion... abc's lana zak in washington has the details. "the are just 3 days until republicans vote in south carolina and governor nikki hayley is hoping her endorsement could give a win to marco rubio. hayley: "i'm looking for someone who?is really going to make a difference not just for our party but for everyone they represent in the country." south carolina's popular governor, nikki haley, has enjoyed approval ratings of 81%... and rubio, polling at 14% could use the boost in south carolina. rubio: sot--rubio "the road we're on is not the road to greatness. it's on the road to decline. if we lose this election, the next president will be sanders or clinton." meanwhile ted cruz throwing down the gauntlet with donald trump, sot cruz "donald trump if you
this ad, claiming it as defamation, file the lawsuit." trump has been threatening legal action over this cruz ad, released in the wake of justice scalia's death nats trump "i am pro-choice in every respect..." narr: we cannot trust donald trump with these serious decisions. on the trail, trump says cruz is a liar sot trump: cruz said, he is not pro-life. he said i'm not. i'm pro-life. you can't lie to people like that. ((or--just really lies. we can't let that happen. one advantage i have i have when he says something about my, i'm pro-life and he says i'm pro-choice ((or--no, i'm pro-life. and, i said to myself, how could a guy be so dishonest. )) but the ad doesn't seem to be hurting trump's poll numbers in the first southern primary state. trump holds a 16- point lead over his nearest competitior, ted cruz gfx: in fact, even adding together the numbers for rubio, bush, carson, and kasich....the total is less than the number that gives trump the lead. but an endorsement from south carolina's popular governor, nikki haley, who has enjoyed approval ratings of 81%... could help give a boost to one of the other candidates. one local paper reporting that gov. haley intends to endorse marco rubio later tonight. rubio: sot-- "the road we're on is not the road to greatness. it's on the road to decline. if w wlose this election, the next president will be sanders or clinton." tag: the republican establishment will do most t ything to prevent that from happening. tomorrow, sen. mike lee will be campaigning with cruz in the morning and rubio in the evening?in a once rare, but increasingly common republican campaign-for-anyone but trump. lz abcn, w " lukas: students at a local elementary school are taking action against bullying with the help of some fun activities. the east middle school positive spartians heed teach students at spalding park elementary school the
quarter's assembly ... able to learn about the dangers of and lies about fellow classmates. assembly is to be buddies not bullies. teachers and staff at the school have seen improvements in their students and love to see them take an active role in preventing bullying. mimi moore - principal at spalding park elementary "it's a good reminder because when we do it quarterly it star to become more intrinsic and it become more ingrained that they realize that. having it once a year is just not enough" the school will continue the assemblies in hopes to reach as many students as possible. tim: a local man who's spent his life battling a life threatening disease will finally gehis lifelong wisis thanks to a generous donation. tony lukken (luck-in) is fighting duchenne muscular dystrophy, a disease that has degenerated his muscles since age 5. the disease also causes premature death. tony's final wish has been to see the lights in las vegas. the problem was...
fundraisers were held in his honor... tony was 2,000 dollars short. that is until winnavegas stepped in to fill the void. "he has earned this right, most people say that he deserves this or whatever. tony has earned this, he's earned the right to go to las vegas and do this. for all that he's done and put up with in his lifetime. he deserves and he's earned that right to get out there." says marketing director of winnavegas travis morgan. tony will need to bring 4 caregivers along with him on the trip since in his current condition requires 24/7 care. but family members know that getting him to las vegas is all that matters. "for him to be able to experience something that in his life while he has a chance to do it is gonna probably be the most exciting best thing that he does, that he'll do." says mandi lee, tony's cousin. wants to do when he gets there is go on the high roller farris wheel at night to see the strip all lit up. the hope his to get him there in may. there is a go fund me account
you would like to help you'll find a link to at gofundme page on our website at siouxlandmatters dot com. jenna: volunteers are needed for the 2016 naia div. ii women's basketball championship coming up next month in sioux city , this year's tournament runs march 9th through march 15th at the tyson events center in sioux city. all days, shifts, and job types are available. interested volunteers should call 712- 204-0489, or sign up electronically by visiting the tyson events center website to fill out a volunteer form. you can find more information on how to volunteer at siouxlandmatters dot com. jenna: in just a few days one of the biggest nascar events of the year is set to kick off in florida at daytona international speedway tim: the daytona 500 is scheduled for sunday, and drivers and fans are already there getting ready for what some call the "superbowl" of motorsports.
" you know, week here at big cars, the sprint cup cars, return to practice. they're doing that here today at the daytona speedway after two days of having the track closed. the drivers getting ready for tomorrow races, the twin races, that will set the starting grid american race, the daytona 500. the front row is locked in, they had qualifying for that on sunday. of course, chase elliott, 20 years old, is up front, 196 plus miles per hour. he's got the pole position, alongside him will be matt kenseth who was second fastest, but it's wide open after that so tomorrow night's races will determine the starting grid and drivers on the the track here today getting their last tune-up's for those races. the weather's been spectacular the last couple of days and from here on in, expect it to be perfect for race day on sunday. at daytona international, i'm john kucko" daytona international, i'm john kucko" " still to come... a new study
(jenna) fred, it's going to be much warmer the next few days, right? (fred) that is correct, jenna! fred: (fred) the port neal welding company skycam hd from the ho chunk centre in sisix city shows a breeze. 37 was the high today and 30 the low. let's head over to storm lake for the skycam hd in eastern siouxland. 37 is our sioux city temperature. local temperatures are mainly in the 30s. winds are southeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. visibility is slightly reduced ross many parts of siouxland, but dense fog is not expected to be a problem tonight since the wind will remain strong enough to prevent it from thickening. zooming out to check the midwest temperatures, we have 50s and 60s to our southwest...and that's the kind of weather we can look forward to the next few days. tonight's skies will be mostly cloudy, as a large cloud shield is headed our way from the west. but no rain or snow is seen or
the stormcast hd shows mostly cloudy skiesonight and tomorrow as temperatures warm nicely. even warmer weather is coming friday, and we'll stay dry for the foreseeable future. the forecast for tonight is for a low of 31 and mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow, expect a high of 52 and mostly cloudy skies. thth7- day forecaststhows eezy winds and nshine pushing us to 62 on friday! we'll still be mild on saturday at 53, then we'll head back to the 40s next week with a mix of sun and clouds...and breezy winds sunday and tuesday. fred: tim: jenna: (tim) skycam hd from the ho chunk centre in sioux city shows a breeze. 37 was the high today and 30 the low. let's head over to storm lake for r the skycam hd in eastern siouxland. 37 is our sioux city temperature. local temperatures are mainly in the 30s. winds are southeast
slightly reduced across many parts of siouxland, but dense fog is not expected to be a problem tonight since the wind will remain strong enough to prevent it from thickening. zooming out to check the midwest temperatures, we have 50s and 60s to our southwest...and that's the kind of weather we can look forward to the next few days. tonight's skies will be mostly cloudy, as a large cloud shield is headed our way from the west. but no rain or snow is seen or expected tonight. the stormcast hd shows mostly cloudy skies tonight and tomorrow as temperatures warm nicely. even warmer weather is coming friday, and we'll stay dry for the foreseeable future. the forecast for tonight is for a low of 31 and mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow, expect a high of 52 and mostly cloudy skies. . e 7- day y recast shows breezy winds and sunshine pushing us to 62 on friday! we'll still be mild on saturday at 53, then we'll head back to the 40s next week with a mix of sun and winds sunday and tuesday. tim:
(tim) thanks, fred. (fred) you bet. jenna: waiting to have kids? it's something a growing number of women are dodog. but now a new clue that uld have some women thinking twice. with more, here's abc news senior medical contributor dr. timothy johnson. "career? higher education? even finding the right mate. all reasons that a woman might wait to have children. and, statistics show, more and more women are putting off this milestone. but today, new research? suggests that women waiting until their 40s could be increasing their risk for a specific health issue. researchers at the university of minnesota looked at more thaha70,000 women ? finding that those who waited until 40 or later to get pregnant for the first time had a 60 percent increase in the risk of a brain bleed. the researchers ? also found hints of an increase in heart disease and nonbleeding strokes? though this correlation was weaker and may be due to chance. fortunately, the overall risk of brain bleeds is low? and more research is needed before we can say for sure that waiting to have a baby and having this health issue are
thing that a woman can do is to talk with her doctor about all of the considerations that go along with pregnancy? and then decide for herself if waiting is the best thing. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson " jenna: after the break, we'll have more on pope francis's final day in mexico where he spoke to recoco crowds neararn one of the worst areas affected by drug violence. jenna: welcome back. dad: i know. spots. culligan man: the proble is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. mom: hey. dad: the culligan man.
tour of mexico today with one of his most highly anticipated public appearances tim: today the pontiff held mass in ciudad juarez in one of the areas most affected by drug violence. abc's marci gonzalez has the latest. " on the streets of a border- city plagued by violence- once known as the "murder capital of mexico" nat cheering today- a hopeful contrast. nat cheering cheering crowds in juarez- greeting popo francis in his open air pope mobile. nat cheering the pontiff - affectionately praying with prisoners- nat pope speaking at prison before heading here...to celebrate a huge open-air mass. the border fence- the backdrop but the hot-button issue of immigration - expected to be at the forefront of his message. sot arturo carrillo / chicagoan
moment because for me he is here for all the right reasons.. pope francisill use this ramp - to approach the border?that divides so many families here and offer a special blessing to people on the other side - in el paso. sot - sier norma to come the vatican- brushing off accusations by donald trump that is historic-visit is politically motivated insisting - the pope's focus is continually on the plight of migrants not just here... but around the world. tag- thousands who want to hear that message, but are unable to cross the border are gathering in this stadium to watch a simulcast?of the mass on this scrcrn. the pope's last event, before returning to the vatican tonight. mg abc news el paso, tx" tim: after the break... the sioux city's art center's neweststxhibit will have you thinking about a popular kids' toy inin whole new way.
erin webber- dreeszen from joins me today to o exciting new event name: sioux city art center blockbuster exhibition, "the art of the brick" event location: sioux city art center event date(s) & time(s): february 20-may 8 cost: free will donation beneficiary (if applicable): website or contact phone number to air on tv: www.siouxcityart center.org 712- 279-6272 name of person to appear in live interview: erin webber-dreeszen, development coordinator be a part of the worldwide sensation that is
join us for a free reception on opening day, february 20 fromom -7 pm! refreshments will be provided. we'll see you there! the sioux city art center will host the art of the brick, an exhibition featuring large- scale sculptures constructed out of iconic lego bricks. artist nathan sawaya creates awe- inspiring works out of this unlikely merial, painstakgly crafting beautiful, playful pieces, and transforming the popular toy into something new. since sawaya's first exhibition in 2007, the art of the brick has become a worldwide sensation, witit
cities including melbourne, australia, shanghai, china, johannesburg, south africa, tel aviv, israel, paris, france, and in cities across the country. in addition to sawaya's sculptures, the art center will exhibit in pieces, a collaboration between sawaya and photographer dean west, who has s eated a series of large- scale tableau incorporating stay with us.
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