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lewis-white ever be charged with murder again in the same case? i'll have that answer coming up on wavy news 10 at 6. chris horne 10 on your side. portsmouth police has a new leader. tonya chapman takes on her new role as chief on february 22nd. chapman comes from a state level position-- deputy secretary of public safety and homeland security for virginia. she began her career as an officer with the arlington police department in 19-89-- and richmond police. a story you will only see increased security at portsmouth elementary schools could be on the way. administrators say it's time for change -- after two incidents involving parents -- that ended in a school administrator and a student being hurt. 10 on your side's joe fisher joins us now with joe. tom, nicole -- right now the district tells me they're spending more
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year on security guards at the three high schools and three middle schools. no security guards, though, at the elementary level. but the district hopes to change that next year. first half covered ((c3 1:43)) "we're very concerned about security in general. the safety of our students and staff." portsmouth public schools now working to beef up security at all of their schools district wide -- with an emphasis on their elementary schools currently not protected by a security guard. ((c3 6:07-6:22)) "is school security say this year a higher priority than past years." "i would say it is." less than two weeks ago -- police arrested a parent for allegedly knocking out the assistant principal at lakeview elementary. another parent busted into a classroom at james hurt elementary and forced her son to fight. ((c3 10:11-10:17)) "having a school security officer would have either
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or prevented what happened." the district is in the process of drafting next year's budget. assistant superintendent chris steele says right now 16 security guards and 5 portsmouth police officers protect the middle and high school buildings. by next year, he hopes 16 new positions will be created to put a guard at each of the district's elementary and pre-k schools. ((c3 9:45)) "we have to go through some different decisions on priorities, but right now that's on the top of district is lobbying the city to provide them more resources from the portsmouth police department. ((c3 11:48)) "it's a shared responsibility on security in the community, whether its at the schools or right outside the schools, it's a shared responsibilirty." the final budget must be approved by the school board next month, with final approval coming from the
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we'll keep you posted. meantime, a group of portsmouth residents were recently asked how much they actually care about school safety --- and if they want to fund these improvements. i'll tell you results on wavy news 10 at 6. live in portsmouth, i'm joe fisher, toys. we're looking forward to our weekend forecast. especially after so much wet weather. two long days of heavy rain left its mark. this is video of starfish road in virginia beach. you can see how all that rain quickly added up. but at least that wintery mix this morning is behind us. chief meteorologist don slater has our first forecast. don, how is the weekend looking? tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads.
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5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: go bronc-- err..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. we had a mix of rain, snow, and sleet this morning, but now all of the wet weather has moved out of here! we have been tracking a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, but that northwest wind has held temperatures in the mid-40s. overnight, expect mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the low-30s. any puddles left on the roads will freeze, so there could be some icy spots tomorrow morning. it won't be as windy on saturday, but it'll be cool with highs in the cover and the possibility of some scattered showers in northeast north carolina and along the outer banks during the afternoon and evening hours. right now, the rain should remain south of hampton roads, but we'll be watching the latest model runs through the weekend. we'll be tracking mostly cloudy skies through monday with highs in the
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we are learning new information in an united states navy investigation into alleged misconduct of the former captain of the u-s-s anzio. navy investigators say captain brian sorenson is accused of sexually harassing a woman. the investigation claims sorenson offered the victim career advancement for sexual favors. this also isn't his first infraction. the navy reports he has been in trouble before for making inappropriate comments. sorenson could be kicked out of the navy following this investigation. police have filed charges in a deadly motorcycle crash from april. it happened on the denbigh boulevard overpass in newport news. 27-year-old kjersti dean, a passenger on the bike, was serioulsy hurt when it crashed into the back
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dean and charged him with involuntary manslaughter. police say he had been drinking. neither david nor dean was wearing a helmet. no one in the car was hurt. virginia beach police are searching for a bank robbery suspect. perhaps you can identify the person in the surveillance video. detectives say a man walked in to the suntrust on kempsville road around 11 a-m on january 8. the person handed the teller a note that implied he had a weapon and demanded money -- before running out with the cash. contact police if you have any information in this case. the case against a corrections officer accused of stabbing a woman-- will now go to a grand jury. troy simmons waived his right for a preliminary hearing. he is charged with malicious wounding for allegedly stabbing the woman he lives with in front of four children. it happened in december on heritage avenue in virginia beach. simmons worked for the hampton roads regional jail. he is suspended from his job. virginia beach investigators are calling a house fire accidental. the fire department sent
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mendelssohn court. it started just before 8 this morning --- in a second floor bedroom. no one was hurt. there's extensive damage to the second floor. the residents are staying with family. a customer foils a 'would be robbery' at a 7-eleven-- but now hampton police are looking for that suspect. detectives say this woman walked into the store on east little back river road around 11-15 last night -- implied she had a weapon and demanded money. when a customer walked in the suspect ran out without any cash. no one was hurt. virginia beach police sent us new video of a robbery. police say it happened january 25th at skinny dip frozen yogurt, in the providence square shopping center. detectives say the suspect-- you see in the video-- went in and first asked for change. when the employee opened the register, the suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded money. no one was hurt. call the crime line if you recognize that man. chesapeake police are asking for your help to identify whoever stole lottery tickets from a
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portsmouth boulevard. these are images from surveillance cameras when two people cashed in two stolen lottery tickets. they left in a white mini-van. it was on november 11 when someone had broken into the convenience store and stole the lottery tickets. if you have any information call the crime line. coming up on wavy news 10 at 5:30- we have a story of survival -- you'll see only on ten. a woman was nearly stabbed to death in her own home. she's speaking out for the first time about what she remembers about the attack. a bill aimed at keeping our national guardsmen safe has made it through its first hurdle. find out why some consider this law so important. changes are on the menu at virginia beach schools. what students with school
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i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends say i should get fios because it's the fastest. i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. we're out of 2%! i wonder what else could be better around here?
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switching to better internet is now easier than ever. only fios has the fastest internet available, with uploads up to 5x faster than cable. get 100 meg upload and download speeds plus tv and phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract. switch to better. switch to fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v the u-s-s montpelier pulled into naval station norfolk about an hour ago.
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returning from the european command area. during deployment montpelier steamed more than 38-thousand nautical miles! crew members visited several places including bahrain, the u-a-e and france. changes are on the menu at virginia beach schools in how they handle unpaid lunch accounts. beginning tuesday, february 16th --- students get five plated meals while giving parents time to add money to the account. when the debt hits $20.75, students will be offered a bag meal option. regardless of a student's account balance, a child presenting cash may purchase a plated meal, but not snacks. this change is prompted by a growing debt in the school division for unpaid meals. just into the newsroom - twitter has suspended 125- thousand accounts for what you're calling threatening or promoting terrorist acts - over the past eight months. this comes
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u-s government for social media companies to respond to abuse more proactively. coming up on wavy news 10 - a lot of us are wearing red today-- and it's all for a good cause. the message the american heart association wants you to hear-- and
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i've been a turkey farmer my whole life...
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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) shady brook farms . no growth-promoting antibiotics, just honest, simple turkey. a local lawmaker's proposed bill-- to help protect national guardsmen has cleared its first major hurdle. delegate scott taylor created the bill in response to the shootings at a small recruitment center in tennessee in july. anita blanton has this 10 on your side update. tom and nicole we've been following this story for month and delegate taylor says he couldn't be more pleased with this latest development. his bill would allow national guardsmen with concealed-carry permits to have their firearms while they're on duty at recruitment centers. and it's receiving overwhelmingly positive,
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it was here at this small recruitment center in chattanooga, tennessee where four marines and one sailor lost their lives last year. in the days and weeks after this was the type of reaction people had across the country, even here in hampton roads, angered by the fact that people trained for combat could be killed at home, unable to be armed to protect themselves by law. by december, virginia beach delegate scott taylor had created a bill to change the law so many felt was unfair. 36:42 it's the right thing to do it's the virginian thing to do it's the american thing to do 36:45 this week in richmond his bill received the kind of support few others protect themselves their families and those on the left or right of them 36:06 i'm very pleased very happy 36:07 scott, a republican says when he made his case initially democrats only wanted one minor tweak. 35:42 afterwards they came to me and said a couple of them that they wanted to support this but they were a little concern we tweaked two words in it to address the concern 35:50
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bill already had a clause to respect commanders wishes but those two words further exhibited respect for their ability to have a say. 37:50 i understand that having been in the military where you might not want your people to have their guns on them while you're doing training there the bill will head to the governor's desk. the session ends mid-march. we'll be keeping a close eye on how things proceed. if delegate taylor gets the governor's approval it would go into effect in july, the same month those deadly shootings took place last year. anita blanton, 10 on your side. you may notice nicole and i -- along with many of our colleagues -- are sporting our finest crimson today. it's not that valentine's day has come early --although it is a matter of the heart. today is "national wear red day" to raise awareness of women's heart health. statistics show heart disease is the number one
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but they often tend to put other responsibilities and people first -- before taking care of themselves. and that can be dangerous. the american heart association encourages women to schedule a "well- woman visit" with a doctor, to discuss individual heart disease risks. anchors ad-lib toss happy 'national weatherperson's day' don! tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n saturday: mostly sunny. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: go bronc-- chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 rain, snow, and sleet this morning, but now all of the wet weather has moved
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been tracking a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, but that northwest wind has held mid-40s. overnight, expect mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the low-30s. any puddles left on the there tomorrow morning. it won't be as windy on storm system will develop offshore, which will give us a little more cloud cover and the possibility of some scattered showers in northeast north carolina and along the outer banks during the afternoon and evening hours. right now, the rain should remain south of hampton roads, but we'll be watching the latest model runs through the weekend. we'll be tracking mostly cloudy skies through monday with highs in the upper-40s. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds:
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sunday: go bronc-- err..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. we had a mix of out of here! we have been tracking a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, but that northwest wind has held temperatures in the expect mainly clear skies temperatures dropping back into the low-30s. any puddles left on the roads will freeze, so there could be some icy spots tomorrow morning. it won't be as windy on cool with highs in the mid-40s. by sunday, a storm system will develop offshore, which will give us a little more cloud cover and the possibility of some scattered showers in northeast north carolina and along the outer banks during the afternoon and evening hours. right now, the rain should remain south of hampton roads, but we'll be watching the latest model runs through the weekend. we'll be tracking mostly cloudy skies through monday with highs in the
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monday with highs in the upper-40s. coming up on wavy news 10 - we're not the only ones who will be closely watching the super bowl-- homeland security will be, too! what law enforcement is doing to help keep everyone safe. then at five-thirty - another key primary is now just four days away. why "gender" is taking center stage in the race
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i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends say i should get fios because it's the fastest. i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. we're out of 2%!
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i heard that. switching to better internet is now easier than ever. only fios has the fastest internet available, with uploads up to 5x faster than cable. get 100 meg upload and download speeds plus tv and phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract. switch to better. switch to fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v an event as big as the super bowl comes with a big security risk. extra security measures in the san francisco bay area include: metal detectors, bomb sniffing dogs, x-ray machines, and sharp shooters. air space will also be restricted and the coast guard is launching cutters as well. the f-b-i says there is no credible threat in the bay area -- but better safe than sorry. with just two days left on the countdown to the super bowl --- its not hard to find someone willing to predict a winner. it's also not hard to find animals willing to foretell the big game champion.
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the oldest and wisest otter -- shasta -- is coming out for an important task: pick the winner of super bowl 50. the broncos' mascot thunder is also weighing in -- but he seems to be a bit biased. so what was shasta's choice? broncos! could they be the team to beat? well that's just two animals opinion anyway. coming up on wavy news 10 - a warning with good intent has some women in an uproar. why women find the latest report from the c-d-c offensive. then at five-thirty -- lost in a foreign country. how a gps system ended up leading a tourist on a 250 mile detour -- to his hotel. when you order now you get a free pizza after super bowl 50! free pizza? we get it after the super bowl. order now through super bowl sunday at papajohns.com and get a free pizza starting monday. use promo code superbowl50.
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it was designed as a positive: a message from control to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome. so why are women angry about it? the controversy is over a
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report from the c-d-c. it states: "more than 3 million u-s- women are at risk of exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are drinking, having sex, and not using birth control to prevent pregnancy." it also suggests that women who could potentially become pregnant should "not drink alcohol at all." alexandra petri - opinion point contain a baby. it seems like when you're saying never drink anything if you're not on birth control, you're viewing me as the latter not as the former." the recommendation is based on science. studies show there's no known safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy. and typically, women don't know they're pregnant until four to six weeks into a pregnancy. stay with us. wavy news 10 at 5:30, starts right now! 01=3:02 "i just remember getting attacked in my house and running away.
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woman nearly stabbed to death in her own home is speaking out for the first time. the harrowing details she remembers about the night she was attacked. plus - fighting the zika virus. why lawmakers from virginia are calling on the president to dedicate more funding to help stop the spread of the disease. and - the new hampshire primary is now just four days away. why "gender" is taking center stage as the candidates fight for every vote. a portsmouth woman knows how lucky she is to be alive. she was nearly killed in an attack last year - stabbed in her home almost a dozen times. to make matters worse police have a suspect but haven't been able to make the arrest. the victim is opening up to 10 on your side's jason marks - jason-- she was caught by surprise. caught by surprise in her own home. she was just getting off work and as soon as she opened the door.. she
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