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tested a hydrogen bomb. tonight, theeismic activity. the announcement on north korean state tv. the bravo, celebrating t detonation. but this evening, what the white house is now saying. the weather emergency here at home. the storms hitting, one right after the other. cars submerged. the restaurant wall caving in. customers screaming, and we're there. the new turn tonight. there is now a criminal investigation into an outbreak at chipotle. more than 230 customers sickened at one restaurant alone. the showdown over the pat-dodown. e 10-year-old girl and the tsa search at the airport. her father recording the whole thing. tonight, he's fuous. anand, powerball fever across this country. $500 million on the line. tonight, we wanted to know, the nunumbers mt often drawn.
good evening. and we begin tonight with the alarming claim from north korea, say thaging they have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. declaring the bomb with a, quote, perfect success. the u.s. acknowledging a 5.1 quake was detected. there was jubilation in the streets there. meantime, emergency meetings in south korea. one man, his hands to his face as they played reports fromhe north, right there in the room. state tv releasing images of the secretive north korean leader signing off on it all. but immediately, skepticism back here in the u.s. the h-bomb would be far more powerful than the atomic bombs of world war i.i. we begin tonight with abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: on the streets today of north korea, the people stood transfixed. the state television announcer claiming the north had successfully tested miniaturized hydrogen bomb to
warmongers like the united states. a hydrogen bomb is 1,000 times more powerful than the atomic bombs which destroyed hiroshima and nagasaki in wld war ii. >> you don't want north korea anywhere n near t thaind of technology. >> reporter: for hours after the underground test, which caused a significant seismic shock, the world waited nervously. nuclear snierircraft was sent to the region from the u.s., south korea was on high alert and ambassador caroline kennedy was reassuring the japanese. but finally today, after analyzing the shockwaves, the white house calmed fears. >> the initial analysis is not consistent with the claims that the regime has made of a successful here droe jen bomb test. >> reporter: but this was still north korea's fourth nuclear test since 2006, and the north has the means to deliviver those weapons. just last fall, abc's bob woodruff saw thousands of north korean soldiers goose stepping
technology. >> now, the big question is, have they dropped a lot more high-tech kind of weaponry? >> reporter: missiles say experts that are capable of reaching alaska. >> it's like the fatal attraction syndrome. this new, young, still untested leader is trying to demonstrate that he's the man. he's in control. >> reporter: and marthaaddatz is now live with us. you reported there, u.s. air craft on the way to test the atmosphere. how soon could we learn of their results and, if not an h-bomb, what u.s. authorities believe this was? >> reporter: well, the aircraft should be there in time to do atmospheric testing soon,ut it could take day or weeks to get results. and even that may not be conclusive. bu for now, based on those shockwaves and other alysis, they believe that it was a simpler youruranium or plutonium-based device. still very alarming, david. >> martha, thank you. meantime, back here at home tonight, and to the weather emergency across much of the west at this hour. conveyor belt of storms fueled by el ninino.
water, and one driver snapping this image, looking at the window there in santa barbara. the streets look like rivers. and inside this restaurant in l.a., listen as the water comes through. customers simply terrified by what they were seeing. abc's matt gutman is in california tonight. >> reporter: the rain pumummeling california tonight. this freeway under water. the dell luge stranding cars. this truck pushing one under a bridge. strong storms snapping power lines and downing trees, pinning cars. and, snarling traffic. nearly two dozen weather-related crashes reported. those el nino storms delivering so much volume. bursting through the wall of this l.a. restaurantn old town san diego. the water pouring through the ceilings. storm draining turned into geysers and roadways into rivers. >> i felt my car slightly lift off and i just felt all the water and then i was like, i can't -- i can't move. >> reporter: a record number of
season, leaving mountains like that barren. it's like wat hitting a parking lot. the result? mud like this, and more mudslides and floods headed this way. and in their path, these neighborhoods. the mud breaking through barriers, threatening ed's house. >> this is the end game. we'rgoing to have terrible mudslides and clean it up or we're going to have a mudslide that iss goioing t hit and knock the house off the foundation. we're probably lose the home. >> reporter: this is the l.a. river, but it's really a misnomer, david. because generally it's just a tiny trickle of water in this giant concrete basin. but right now, it's pushing about half as much water as niagara falls. david? >> and usually a trickle or water or no water at all. matt, thank you. on the weather front, let's turn to rob marciano. you said, they're not going to get a break from this. >> reporter: they need the rain, but they can't handle all that at one time. they're going to get more. flash flood watches are posted
this system comes through, brings sw to the mountains. the system ahead of it, that came through yesterday. that will bring a little bit of snow to the plains up through minneapolis, maybe chicago a little bit. lighter amounts. the heavier amounts is back into the sierra nevada mountains. and there is your weekend storm, david. this will come in on saturday and it will be substantial, too. >> all right, rob, thank you. we turn to a major development this evening after the tror attack on u.s. soil in san bernardino there in california, enrique marqueuez, the childhdhood frid of syed farook, who provided some of the weapons used in that attack, accordin to police, now pleading not guilty. it comes just 24 hours after that new plea from the fbi now, asking for the public's help solving that 18-minute mystery. the window of time after the shootings when the couple went missing before their shootout with police. we have been reporting here on the outbreaks involving chipotle. tonight, a new turn. a criminal investigation has now been launched into one of those outbreaks.
restaurant alone. and here tonight, abc's nick watt. >> reporter: tonight, a federal criminal investigation into an outbreak at this simi valley, california, chipotle outlet, where we know 234 people were sickened last summer. th recently were served with a federal grand jury subpoena. the u. attorney's office a th fda a are o the case. >> the news is not surprising in and of itself, because the department of justice is taking this so seriously and it is definitely on their radar. >> reporter: the norovirus outbreak first flagged august 20th. the restaurant was closed for a deep clean. a spokesperson told us, as a matter of policy, we don't discuss pending legal action. but w will cooperate full little with this investigation. sales plunging30% in dedecember, after several highly publicized food-borne illness outbreaks.
laid low by norovirus in boston, foul lowed by two e. coli outbreaks in 12 states. since then, chipotle had made changes in the way vegetabless are chopped, how chicken is marinated. now, even dipping all onions in boiling water. nick watt, abc news, simi vaey, california. >> nick, thank you. now to the race to 2016 tonight, andnd donald trump, who once famously questioned if president obama was born in the u.s. is now bringing up similar quesestions aut his closest challenger. te cruz, currently lng trump in some polls in iowa, now coming under attack. donald trump reminding voters cruz was born in canada. and when tmp was asked today, do you believe senator cruz is a natural born citizen, trump left it wide open. abc's tom llamas, one-on-one with ted cruz tonight for his respononse. >> reporter: tonit, donald trump saying his toughest challenger, senator ted cruz, has a, quote, cloud over his head.
cruz is a natural born citizen. >> i don't know. >> reporter: trump warning democrats will make an issue of the fact that cruz was born in canada. >> he's got this cloud over his head. i don't think it's going to be possible for him to do very well. i don't think it's actually possible for the republicans to let it happen. because he'll have this cloud. >> reporter: in iowa today, cruz, whose mother is an american citizen, firing back. >> the child of a u.s. citizen born abroad is a natural born citizen. people will continue to make political noise about it, but as a legal matter, it is quite straightforward. >> reporter: trump famously used the birther issue against president oba, challenging him to prove he wasn't born in kenya. but just last year, trump himself tol abc news t thatruz doesn't have a problem. >> it's fine. i hear that it was checked out by every attorney and every whh way and i understand ted is in fine shape. >> reporter: but back then, cruz was trailing badly. tonight, some polls have cruz leading in iowa, and we were one-on-one with him on his campaign bus, asking about trump.
know, that you were born in canada, not criticizing it, but saying you could have probls with that. why do you think he's doing that? >> oh, look. i'm not going to try to psycho analyze donald trump. my view, if -- >> reporter: he sees you as a threat? >> you'd somewhere to askim that. >> reporter: cruz is trying his best to ignore trump's attacks. the fiery texas senator energizing iowa republicans and his conservative base. we were there when a woman broke down in tears, just talking to him. but someepublicans worry cruz too polarizing, too unwilling to compromise with congress to win in a general election. how can you be a president and hate the democrats and hate the culture of washington so much and be effective? >> i don't hate the democrats. it's hillary clinton who describeher, quote, enemies, as republicans, as half of the country she considers her enemies. i don't hate the democrats. >> and now tom llamas off the bus tonight, and live with us from iowa, andtom, donald trump suggesting that cruz go to court to clear up this issue of citizenship? >> reporter: that's right,
trump now saying, a judge could put this whole issueo bed. but sator ted cruz is not taking the bait. he just got off his bus and i asked him again for a second time, but he says, this issue is settled. if he's elected, he can become president. davivid? tom llamas with us tonight after his one-on-one withth ted uz. tom, thank you. now, to a battle erupting tonight over same-sex marriage. roy moore is ordering judges in his state not to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. that's in defiance of the supreme court's ruling late last year. and from texas tonight, a controversial police case suddenly back in the news this evening. sandra bland, pulled over, later dying in her jail cell. this evening, the state trooper who arrested bland after that traffic stop last july is now charged with perjury. accused of lying about how she was removed from the car. bland was found dead i her cell three days later. her death ruled a suicide. we turn tonight to a case involving a woman who was forced
her calls for help. allegedly lying on the ground of the hospital parking lot. she died not long after. tonight here, a recording just released. in it, you can hear the woman, and you can also hear what they we saying to her, as she told them she could not breathe. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: this disturbing dash cam video released tonight from oside this hospital in the florida panhandle is mostly sounds. >> oh, mgod. oh, my god. >> reporter: but you can clearly hear the painful cries of this woman, 57-year-old barbara dawson, as police and medical staff were throwing her out of the building december 21st. >> i can't breathe! >> reporter: she was begging them to stay, but the medical professionals who had seen her many times before didn't think anything was wrong. >> please sir. >> pleasase putyour hands on your heads. >> give me another chance. >> they begged you to leave and you wouldn't do it. >> reporter: as they put her in handcuffs, which you can see in these photos, she kept saying she couldn't breathe. >> you haven't been hooked up
>> reporter: what no one knew was that a blood clot in her lung was killing her. her family says there are no words s and theylan to sue. >> we want justice for barbara, so this will not happen to anyone else. >> reporter: in statements tonight, the police are saying that their officer isn a trained medical professional, and did his job. while t the hospital is saying that their thoughts and prayers are with the family. the family, of course, is wishing they were this thoughtful a little earlier. david? >> steve osunsami with us tonight. thank you, steve. we're going to turn now to air travel in this country, and to the millions who traveled over the holida, and one family flying before new year' a father recording his 10-year-old daughter, capturing a pat-down he now says went way too far. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: it's not something we see every day. a 10-year-old girl patted down by a tsa offir. her father watching and recording. >> it was excessive.
i was pretty much boiling, you know, in my head. >> reporter: at the airport two days before the new year, a juice pouch inside his daughter's bag set off an alarm. then, a phone from that bag falsely tested positive for explosives, leading to the pat-down. >> i was very unhappy with it and i was confused. >> reporter: that pat-down l last lasting 1 minute, 48 seconds. >> thank you for your patience. >> thank you for doing your job. >> reporter: tsa in a statement, says its procedures allow a pat-down of a child under certain circumstances, and this procedures. >> getting screened by the tsa. >> reporter: payne says he combined at security, but after returninin home became convinced tsa policy should change. pae did nonot fill o an online complaint form. he's working with his local congressman to deliver a david? >> david kerley tonight, david, thank you.
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fininallytonight, a rare look inside a frozen world. a mission to protect the planet. ababc's amyobach in iceland. >> reporr: the immense forbidding ice sheets of iceland. we're mafking this extreme climb with t these gcier scientists. they are out here every day, bearing these intense and dangerous elements, studying how glaciers change over time. i'm so cold. this morning on "gma," one of the scientists making the climb hey, guys? go for it! go ahea and start ice climbing. first-hand look at this hidden world, inside the ice. ththis is just remarkable. it looks like the climbers have made it. >> i'm surrounded by crystal clear black and blue ice. >> reporter: the landscape, dazzling, dangerous and disappearing fast. tracking the melting ice now melting at a foot a day here, flowing down this th, ending
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may persist overnight. thankfully, the metro will stay above freezing overnight and into the day thursday. this will mean the second wave of precipitation will come in as rain thursday- especially in the afternoon and evening hours. the exception to this will be nw iowa where it may still be cold enough for some wet snow. temperatures in the metro should get up close to 38 for a high thursday afternoon and stay above freezing again thursday night into friday morning. so roads should be just wet for commuters. friday will also be mainly just wet here but a light mix will be possible as we go through the day. colder air will begin to work back into central iowa friday evening, so this is when roads might become slick in some spots. our last chance for precipitation will be saturday morning as cold winds begin to blow. temps will be in the 20s early, but will then be falling much of the day as the coldest air of the season blasts into iowa. sunday will be dry, but also the coldest day so far this winter with temps mostly in the 0s all day and wind chill values in the -10s! get ready to hunker down and stay warm folks because it looks pretty cold all next week! "local 5 news at 6 in hd starts now. we are iowa" jack/2shot: iowa" jack/2shot: good evening and welcome to local 5 news, home of we are iowa dot com. i'm jack miller. stephanie/2shot: and i'm stephanie angleson. we are having some wintry weather out there tonight. so right away lets check in with chief meteorologist brad edwards in the weather center with how its shaping up. brad/wxcenter a light mix of precipitation will continue into the early evening, but in most cases the roads are just wet. temperatures are above freezing in most areas of central iowa, but they are close to 32 in northern counties where some slick spots will certainly be possible into the evening hours. overall, the ecipitation wi be tapering off this evening, but some light showers or drizzle may persist overnight. thankfully, the metro will stay above freezing overnight and into the day thursday. this will mean the second wave of precipitation will come in as rain thursday- especially in the afternoon and evening hours. the exception to this will be nw iowa where it may still be cold enough for some wet snow. temperatures in the metro should get up close to 38 for a high thursday afternoon and stay above freezing again thursday night into friday morning. so roads should be just wet for commuters. friday will also be mainly just wet here