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for child victims of sex abuse. the bill passed in the senate last session, and has been sitting in the house. >> if you're really looking at safety of children and making sure we're protecting iowa children, you'd favor this bill. kim: jessica says she isn't telling her story for sympathy. she wants to help other victims so they don't have to live , through her nightmare every day. jessica it could be anybody, it : could be your aunt. it could be their aunt. it could be their daughter one day. why would you want them to live through this? kim: the house majority leader told me he would like to see some version of the bill passed. there are a lot more components to this bill, including sex abuse of a minor by a school employee. we have a link to that bill on our website, kcci.com. steve: thank you for breaking news right now, here is a live look from one of our traffic cams, it is the one it i-235 and 2nd avenue where snow is just starting to fall.
cardboard -- kurtis: you can see's areas in darker blue, this extends all the way to northwestern iowa. snow picking up in dallas county, up towards perry. west of bagley. this will move into the metro. it looks like the heavier snow will be off to the west and southwest. already snowing in medicine and parts of a dare county. generally light snowfall. looking for around one inch in the metro. a bit lighter off to the north. there could be a band of an inch to two inches intersecting carol , ottoman, and maybe down into madison county. temperatures in the 20's. not a lot of win tonight. -- wind tonight. snow will and before midnight. it will have sunshine tomorrow
wind chills in a single digits. stacey: a man convicted of two murders in southern iowa is found dead in prison. the iowa department of corrections says staffers at the iowa medical and classification center in coralville found 37-year-old jerry ray dillinger hanged himself late last night using a bed sheet. dillinger pleaded guilty last month in union county to two counts of first degree murder in the killings of his former sister in law loretta dillinger and michael robinson. he was serving two life sentences. a missouri state trooper has waived his arraignment on an involuntary manslaughter charge linked to the drowning of an iowa man who fell from a boat while handcuffed at the lake of the ozarks. anthony piercy was charged in december in the may 2014 death of brandon ellingson. steve: des moines police are asking for help finding a wanted man. 48-year-old randal jon caswell has active felony warrants for ongoing criminal conduct and a parole violation. he's also wanted in multiple theft cases. police say you should not
anyone with any information should call crime stoppers of central iowa at 515-223-1400. des moines police also need help -- your help in identifying a man and woman caught on camera in merle hay mall. they may be connected to a fraud investigation. police say a cloned credit card was used last sunday to make purchases at the mall. the loss to the victim is more than $3000. if you have any information please call crime stoppers of central iowa. stacey: after four days of deliberations the iowa utilities , board has not made a decision on the controversial baaken pipeline. iowa regulators are meeting again to consider whether to let a texas company very three and 46 miles of crude oil pipe -- 346 miles of crude oil pipe under iowa farmland. the board made a motion to get a written order of the pros and cons for the affected parties. they will meet on february 19 to discuss. the democratic controlled senate has passed legislation dismantling plans to switch the
program into private management. the bill is not expected to advance in the divided legislature. the senate voted 29-19 today for the bill which would terminate , the state's contracts with 3 private companies. steve: well if you're ready to , put a little spring in your step we have just the place for you. the des moines home and garden show opened today. kcci's cynthia fodor finally got a break from the campaign trail and she joins us there live. ,cynthia: after another snowstorm this week this is just , what we all need to see a little green, and start to create our dream backyard. the daffodils are popping and it's time for a porch party on the most perfect patios in iowa right now. >> we're seeing people wanting to get outdoors, bringing the inside into your backyard. it's all about creating an -- cynthia: it's all about creating an outdoor living space. firepits and fireplaces for
around. pizza ovens are hot this year. in fact lots of folks are , bringing out everything but the kitchen sink. food tastes better cooked on a grill eaten at a tiki bar. >> rotisserie upgrade you can put in. you can use a three in one system. led lighting can see if your -- a can keep you from holding a flashlight in your mouth. cynthia: these landscapers can put in a water feature or put up a gazebo in no time. this one made with the top of a grain been, also used for a silo chic designer shed built by the habitat for humanity restore. >> we wanted to show people what you can do with repurposed materials, how you can have fun, add elegance. >> there are lots of home and garden experts that will be on hand to provide tips. we have kevin o'connor from
chicks with a hammer." cynthia: the show runs every night until saturday and 10:00 until 6:00 on sunday. it's a -- it is just in time for valentine's day. steve: one des moines high school took time to hail to the chief. stacey: lincoln high school in des moines honored its namesake by how else snapping selfies. honest abe stopped by in his stovepipe hat during the lunch hour. students celebrated with cupcakes and took selfies with the 16th president. lincoln's birthday isn't until tomorrow, but students were happy to get in the spirit. -- spirit early. >> we're just doing it to celebrate his birthday, so i think it's just in honor of him, so that's why we're doing it. stacey: tomorrow marks lincoln's 207th birthday.
this is kcci 8 news at 5:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst and chief meteorologist john mclaughlin. steve: the democratic presidential candidates spar again tonight in milwaukee. stacey: it's the first debate for hillary clinton and bernie sanders since sanders' landslide victory in new hampshire. kcci's sally kidd is live in washington with a preview. sally: good evening. nevada and south carolina two states with more diverse electorates. those are next up on the nominating calendar, so tonight we expect to hear more about issues that matter to minority voters. senator bernie sanders will try to build on his big win in new hampshire going one-on-one with , hillary clinton for the first time since tuesday's primary. >> now that she is struggling she needs these debates to try , to convince her own party that she can win in november. she really looks vulnerable. sally: today clinton won a key
>> when the issues that are important to our constituents, hillary clinton has been there. sally: sanders picked up support from an entertainer and civil rights activist. harry belafonte i think he : represents opportunity. i think he represents a moral imperative. sally: meantime, republicans are stumping in south carolina. john kasich, who finished second to donald trump in new hampshire, is taking aim at jeb bush. john kasich everything is : trashing people. i mean even trump i read today trump's like, you know, all this guy does is attack. he needs to start being more positive. sally: bush hammered away at trump. jeb bush insult people, divide : people, basically just talk trash on his way to the republican nomination. do you want someone like that? sally: trump campaigns in louisiana tonight after a rally , in south carolina last night. donald trump the last thing we : need is another bush. that i can tell you. sally: well there hasn't been , much polling in nevada and
the last surveys were taken before iowa, and they showed trump and clinton in the lead. stacey: how aggressive are the candidates expected to be in tonight's debate? sally: we could see fireworks. clinton is expected to continue challenging sanders on his domestic proposals like free college tuition, health care reform, also push back on foreign policy. sanders is likely to once again hit clinton on her ties to big money, connections to wall street, and those high speaking fees she was paid by wall street banks. stacey: sally kidd live in washington. tonight's debate against a :00 iowa time on pbs. steve: five law enforcement officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty in the past 24 hours. the latest was this afternoon. we start in fargo, north dakota where police now say a man , suspected of shooting an
home he was barricaded in for the suspect was shot to death. 11 hours. but police don't know if he had been hit by a swat officer of if he shot himself. the standoff started after a domestic violence report. in hartford county maryland a , wanted man kills one deputy at eighth and narrow restaurant, and shoots another deputy in a shootout. >> he took out his gun and shot him in the head, after the officer just asked him how was your day. steve: 68-year-old david evans had worth out for his arrest when someone tipped off , authorities he was at the restaurant. when the first deputy approached evans, cold -- evans pulled out his gun and fired. responding deputies chased evans evans and a 2nd deputy were killed in a shootout. and a mesa county colorado deputy, who was shot and critically wounded while confronting an armed teenager on monday, has been taken off life support. deputy derek greer wasn't expected to recover but he was kept on life support so his organs could be donated.
17-year-old shooting suspect as an adult. stacey: right now the armed occupation of an eastern oregon wildlife refuge is over after the 4 remaining occupiers surrendered peacefully. nobody was hurt. no shots were fired. this -- the 4 who surrendered today were the remainders of anti-government militants who took over the refuge headquarters january 2. no escapees being reported right now after a massive prison riot in mexico. 52 inmates are dead. 12 others were injured after rival groups started fighting. it's mexico's deadliest prison riot in many days. it comes just six days before pope francis is scheduled to visit another mexican prison. steve: new at 5:00 -- members of congress met today, for a hearing to review president obama's request for $1.8 million to fight the zika virus. -- billion dollars to fight the zika virus. the heads of the cdc and national institute of allergy and infectious diseases. testified that they are most
more tropical parts of the u.s.. they also reiterated the warnings for pregnant women. >> the most important thing for americans to know is, if you are pregnant, it is better not to travel to a place where the virus is spreading. if you are pregnant in a place where it is spreading do , everything you can to protect yourself against mosquito bites. steve: right now, there are more than 50 cases of zika virus in the u.s., and more are expected. researchers are now working on a vaccine. stacey: new information about a hack on the irs website. thieves used stolen personal data in the cyber attack. about 464,000 social security numbers were used to create fake logins. the hackers were trying to generate personal id numbers to file fraudulent electronic tax returns. the irs says it's notifying affected taxpayers by mail. financial markets took a dive today. big banks hit hard over fears of interest rate remaining low. oil prices fell below $27 a barrel. the dow closed down 254 points .
steve: well, a little winter weather rolling in, don't we kurtis? kurtis: the snow is picking up. it looks fairly fluffy, not as fluffy as the snow earlier in the week. wind chill 12. south, southeast winds at six. the snow will pick up at 7:00 p.m.. by 10:00 p.m. it will slowly move out. some clouds around early tomorrow. 16 degrees at 7:00 a.m.. we will see sunshine. your snow trend generally through the evening hour, just after 10:00 it drops after medically. -- drops off dramatically. super doppler eight tracking the snow. it is moderate with the areas in the darker blue. you can see a band from carol through the metro, down west of the toma. this is going to the southeast. bigger snowflakes can be picked
through dallas county, madison county, and now through marion county. it is taking a little while to saturate the atmosphere, so more snow upstream. if you don't have snow now, it will pick up. you can see it is back through south dakota right now. this line will have to move through. it is a fairly fast-moving system, not a lot of moisture with it. the snow out of here, before heading into friday. once it's been through, this ridge of high pressure -- heading in from the arctic, we will get a cold blast tomorrow. there could be problems with blowing snow, not widespread but snow. it sets us up for a cold friday night and saturday morning. job of the snow. it moves out of the state by midnight. friday, clouds early, sunshine in the afternoon. saturday starts out with a little bit of sun before the clouds move in.
the snow move into the metro. a fix up, especially up in northern iowa, northeastern iowa. still dropping in through central iowa. they system wraps up and moves out by sunday afternoon. right now monday looks dry with partly sunny skies. two caps on snowfall. the first one for the snowfall tonight, looks like an inch in the metro, less far northeast and southwest. there could be a band just west and south of the metro, and up towards northwest iowa. maybe an inch or two there. this is something i want to point out -- an early look, it looks like two to five inches, with a better chance of five inches in northeastern iowa. we will find tonight for the weekend -- we will find tune that for the weekend. southeast winds 5-8. tomorrow, 21, clouds early, becoming sunny. there could be blowing snow, gusts around 30.
bottom drops out there. four degrees below zero. the record is 26 below. way above that. saturday night, sunday some snow. if you like mild weather, it moves in next week with upper 30's and eventually upper 40's. steve: good news, no incidents or accidents to tell you about an traffic. as kurtis told you, we have light snow coming down, that is down to make the roads like tonight -- roads slick tonight. nothing going on on the mix master's. stacey: kcci 8 news is live with new developments right now. here's what we're working on for 6:00. rose: the iowa utilities board wrapped up their last day of deliberations on the proposed bakken pipeline. i'm rose heaphy and i'll explain how the board is moving closer to a decision. shaina you might have noticed : lately that a couple of cranes have become staples in the des moines skyline as of late, and guess what? there are plenty more coming. the east village is getting
development. kcci shaina humphries explains what is happening and where, tonight at 6:00. >> the hawkeyes are on the road at indiana, a preview of that was a look back at what went wrong last night as the cyclones still short. >> coming up, as the democrats get set to meet again face-to-face, we will show you what you may and may not see when the republicans step onto
plus steve: today in the bonds, a good samaritan gets his foot involved in a foot chase. stacey: police are looking for the mysterious man who helped them get a leg up on a fleeing suspect. police released this video showing officers in pursuit of a suspected drug dealer, when a bystander sticks out his leg and trips the guy. steve: social media has erupted with praise for the swift footed stranger. the cops are now hoping to think -- thank them. as for the suspect, he has been charged and may be facing another trip, a trip to the big house. stacey: another iowan will be on this season of amazing race. 28-year-old jessica versteeg is
jessica and her best friend brittney are both models. both say that no matter the outcome they are hoping for a the new season of "the amazing race close to prayers tomorrow at 7:00 right here on kcci. the grammy's are next week here on kcci, and there is a special reason to watch. steve: the eagles will come together, including jackson brown, and one of the founders to honor their late bandmate, glenn frey. with a special performance of one of their classic songs. stacey: this is being called a one time only special tribute so it's going to be a must see. you might remember frey died last month of complications from several illnesses. steve: sharing is caring when it comes to binge watching, just in time for valentine's day, netflix questioned 18 to 29-year-olds, 51% of them say sharing a netflix account with their partner is a big step for the serious relationship. and nearly a third, 27%, say
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u.s. olympic athletes be endangered by the zika virus? a rare one-on-one interview with the head of the c.i.a. isis has access to chemical artillery shells? a college president's scheme to rid his school of struggling students. and a story brings sheer joy to a child. not the words, it's the voice. >> then elsa accidentally hurt anna and both girls rushed... >> this is the "cbs eveni captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: a new national poll shows how critical tonight's democratic debate is. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are neck and neck, and both are looking to african americans to break the tie. african americans make up more than half the democratic