tv 12 News Today NBC November 18, 2016 5:00am-5:30am MST
right now on 12 today... new developments in the case of a flagstaff police officer - caught on camera punching a woman in the face... holiday deal shopping... getting earlier every year.... we're out live with one guy... who has been camping out already... just to get the best deals... grandma in the crib! how one woman's tumble went viral online... from the 12 news studios in downtown phoenix, here's what's coming your way on 12 today... adlib welcome adlib & toss jimmy
in the satellite center - and bryan the officer is saying he was provoked?! the officer says he was kicked and kneed in the groin before he punched the woman. when 12 news talked to the woman in the video - marissa morris - she claims she did no such thing. if you haven't seen this yet - let's catch you up. this cell phone video has been shared hundreds of thousands of times in just over 24 hours via social media. a flagstaff officer seen punching a woman point blank in the face. we are told morris was in the process of moving out. she was being evicted and that's why officer assist other officers. he had his body camera turned on when pd was looking for her. he was told his help was no longer needed - so he went back to his car and turned off his camera. flagstaff pd says he then saw morris from his car... approached her and tried to arrest her. that's when the cell phone video started rolling... but his body can was turned off. he turned it back on minutes later when she was on the ground. pd says morris is facing charges of aggravated assault towards an officer and resisting arrest. officer bonar is under administrative leave while nau police do an independent investigation. live in the satellite center, bryan west, 12 today. checking hot
the former attorney for jodi arias is facing suspension. the arizona state bar association is recommending a four-year su kirk nurmi. he allegedly breaches the confidentiality between attorney and client... because he wrote a book about the case. firefighters battled a large debris fire at a metal recycling plant in phoenix. it broke out thursday afternoon near 35th avenue and broadway road. crews worked to prevent the flames from spreading. there's no word on how the fire started. and target is trying something different here in phoenix. the retail store plans to open up a new "flexible- format" store near 16th street and camelback.
for smaller, urban areas. it's expected to be open for business next july. time for our 12 today poll question of the morning. what are you looking forward to most this sunday... -- going to church. -- shopping for christmas presents. -- watching the cardinals play the vikings. grab your smartphone.... and vote.... by going over to 12 news toss to morning juice an alabama grandmother has literally fallen into internet fame. it's a video viewed more than 37- million times so far... and all she was trying to do was put
her granddaughter to bed. valerie sharp had
putting her granddaughter down to sleep. she does this same routine about 3 times a week, helping her daughter nikki and son-in-law babysit. their huntsville home has surveillance cameras installed and it has caught some pretty funny moments before - but after grandma fessed up to what happened, this time, nikki and her husband decided the video was too good to keep to themselves. ...and we can laugh because baby lola made it out ok. last weekend... nascar dominated the valley. and in the viral craze of the moment... victory lane was a little different after daniel suarez won the nascar trucks race last friday. suarez, his crew and nascar officials all pulled off one very uniqe mannequin challenge. we have seen a lot of them
over the past few weeks, but this was certainly one
unique ones yet. ad lib with matt about daniel suarez and his vist to the station time for your juicy question of the morning... shows.... four out of then people have done this. a survey of our newsroom.... believes tram has done this... matt has likely not... and jimmy might be just be a lost cause. what is this. still ahead on 12 today..
save - to help a family in need this thanksgiving. all month long - bashas' and food city stores across the state are collecting monetary donations at the registers. all of the money benefits st. vincent de paul to make sure no family goes hungry. for more info - go to 12-news- dot-com-slash- turkey-tuesday. here on 12 today... we have a series of life changers that everyone needs to know to make life a little easier. if you like singing in the shower or in the car - and you can hold a team 12's bryan west talked to two up-and- coming singers who show us how
limits for some united airlines passengers. the carrier says it will launch a new "basic economy" fare next year... those passengers will only be allowed to have carry-on bags that are small enough to fit under the seat. "basic economy" fliers also won't know their seat assignments until the day of the flight. united says the new fare level gives customers lower fares and more choice. wells fargo says customers are significantly pulling back fro with the bank. san francisco- based wells fargo says new customer account openings fell 44 percent in october from a year earlier... and account closings rose three percent. wells fargo has been under fire since the discovery that a number of employees opened up two million bank and credit card accounts without customer authorization... in order to meet aggressive sales goals. ahead on 12 today.... the truth about airfare...
####break#### in your 12 today health check this morning... more than eight million americans a year are injured during recreational sports or exercise. government data from 2011 through 2014 shows these injuries were more common among children, males and whites. the majority of patients suffered sprains or fractures ... while about five percent were diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury.
in your 12 today health check this morning... more than eight million americans a year are injured during recreational sports or exercise. government data from 2011 through 2014 shows these injuries were more common among children, males and whites. the majority of patients suffered sprains or fractures ... while about five percent were diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. despite some improvement, obesity rates are
low income families. since 2010, 34 states have seen a drop in obesity among two to four year olds serviced by wic -- the government's nutrition assistance program. but more than 14-percent of these children are still obese ... putting them at risk of chronic illness. j-k rowling's retro spinoff of the magical world of harry potter premiered last night. 'fantastic beasts and where to find them' was originally a book in the potter universe. the movie is set in new york city 70 years before potter's story started. so far-- most reviewers are
to find them" two thumbs up.. initial projections said it would rake in at least -70- million dollars in its opening weekend.. but now, ticket sales are expected to top 200-million dollars worldwide! // and these movies are in it for the long haul.. warner brothers announces-- there will be a total of 5 movies in the "fantastic beasts" series. // bleed for this... inspirational story of world champion boxer vinny pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again,
champion boxer vinny pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sports most incredible comebacks. a flagstaff police officer...under investigation this morning... after this video comes to light. the details of who is looking into his conduct...
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