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they were most vulnerable. this morning prince showed some regret, but the judge was not inclined to go lightly. c 9 19:02 pamela campbell assistant commonwealth's attorney -- most egregious in the case is that he took money from these people for headstones for their loved ones. the prosecutor in chesapeake asking the judge not to go lightly on edward prince. the former headstones dealer had pleaded guilty last august to taking more than four thousand dollars from grieiving families for headstones that he never provided. c 9 19:12 pamela campbell assistant commonwealth's attorney -- he would tell them there was weather issues, there's this, they never got the headstones from this gentleman, they never got their money back, he never refunded their money. prince says several medical conditions kept him from completing his contracts with fifteen victims overall in chesapeake, norfolk, virginia beach and portsmouth. c 11 22:32 edward prince defendant -- i'm very sorry to the families. i know the headstones business is a serious business. it was my intention and it's still my intention to make total restitution to
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marjorie arrington gave prince 21 months active time. his attorney asked that it run concurrent with the 14 months he's already serving from virginia beach. the judge refused, so now he's serving a total of nearly three years. prince's attorney told me he tried unsuccessfully to get the cases in the four cities consolidated into one federal case. they total about 70 thousand dollars. had that worked, he says his client would be facing far less time in prison, especially with one more state case remaining. c 12 28:37 brian dunnigan defense attorney -- he could be spending six to seven been two years, at a camp. the final case for prince comes up in april in norfolk. it involves nine felony charges - more than the first three cases combined, and of course we'll be there. the 14 year navy vet says he plans to make restitution to all of his vicitms from
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owes him for disability. i asked his attorney when that money is likely to arrive, and he said it's unclear. side we continue to follow the developments in an officer involved shooting in vriginia beach. the commonwealth's investigating the case and will determine if any charges will be filed. india kager and angelo perry were killed at a 7-eleven last year. police said perry shot at them first. today kager's mother gina best demanded to see the video of the shooting. she's calling into question many of the things police have said. 10 on your side's brandi cummings was there this morning as best layed out her concern. she's now live at the courthouse. a couple hours ago gina best met a deputy commonweath's attorney here. after that meeting she said they told her the case should be concluded in about a month, but she it still calling for an independent investigation
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asking that the video from the night of the shooting be released. sot - gina best, india kager's mother - clip 16 4:57 the night that they were killed, what threat did india pose to the police officers? 5:05 what right did they have to discharge their firearms on an innocent woman with a baby in the car? 5:13 many questions remain for this grieving mother. her daugher india kager and angelo perry were shot and killed by virginia beach police last year. it happned at a 7-eleven. police have said perry fired at them as they approached the car. gina best questions that. sot - gina best, india kager's mother - clip 16 14:25 why were those actions taken. prove that they could not have been handled differently. 14:32 gina best beliefs the proof she wants would come from seeing the surveillance video from the 7-eleven. during a meeting this morning where best was surrounded by other mothhers who've lost their children in police shootings, jerroll sanders, president of onus, inc asked a virginia beach police
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take for the video to be released. sot -vb police (dont have a name)- clip 16 10:24 i case the police department is not in a position to release any evidence 10:32 so best and the group went to see the commonwealth's attorney. she says they told a deputy c-a told her the office is investigating whether there was a threat to law enforecement before the police shooting and the case should be complete in a month. but the video was not released today. there were several other interesting things that happen with this story today...while at the meeting this morning that officer told ms. best the case was complete, but when i spoke to the public informaton office i was told this case is not complete. i asked is he could tell me what they were still investgiating, he told me no. another thing we want to tell you about this story - we were here as gina best photographer, and i along with two other
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people from the sheriff's office told us to move back sayiing it was not policy to block the courthouse entrance. that's never been done before now. you can read full details of today's event on our website wavy.com. live in virginia beach brandi cummings 10 on your side. it was near normal - with lots of sunshine today! the big question now -- is it going to be at least this nice this weekend? chief meteorologist don slater is in the super doppler 10 weather center with our first forecast. tonight: a few clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: s 5-15 mph. clouds with showers developing late. highs: mid-60s. winds: light sw. tonight: a few clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: s 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. warm breeze. highs: mid- 60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. sunday: increasing clouds with showers developing
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winds: light sw. we have enjoyed a beautiful day across hampton roads - plenty of sunshine with highs near 50 inland..slightly cooler along the coastline. this evening, we'll see a few scattered clouds out there with temperatures dropping back into the low-40s by 9 pm. overnight, we'll be tracking mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the upper-30s, so it won't be as chilly as it was this morning. saturday will be nothing expect mostly sunny skies along with a warm southwest breeze. as a result, the mercury will surge into the mid-60s! sunday will be another warm day, but hours. the first half of the body of justice antonin scalia will lie in repose inside the supreme court building for a few more hours. earlier today - his colleagues paid their respects. members of the public have been filing through the great hall all day. president obama and first lady michelle paid their respects a short time
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a private funeral mass for friends and family will be held tomorrow. scalia's son -- father paul scalia -- will deliver the homily. justice scalia's death is sparking another political battle in washington. who will fill -- and perhaps more importantly -- when to fill -- the seat he left vacant. we asked virginia congressman mark warner to weigh in on what is quickly becoming a partisan issue. clip c0043 mark warner 1:13:02 i think its ironic that there are a number of people who say they are strict believers in the constitution who are now some how saying the president shouldn't appoint a new justice there's nothing in the constitution that says the president only appoints a justice until the last year until his or her term. 1:13:23 president obama is pushing republicans to move forward -- once he names a nominee. republicans are pushing back - already threatening to block the process. u-s warplanes carried out air strikes early this morning in western libya. military officials say
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isis camp. they were going after a terrorist linked to attacks in tunisa last year. at least 40 people were killed in the airstrike. another six were wounded. it's possible the death toll will rise. activity at the training camp raised concerns they may be planning an outside attack. isis has been expanding its operations in libya. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - a texas teen could end up spending forty years in prison. the latest in the case against ethan couch -- the so called - affluenza teen. plus - turning the tide on the college admissions process. why educators want "kindness" to matter as
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when it comes to the college application process - kindess matters. or it at least it should. that's according to a new report from the harvard graduate school of education. the report recommends college admissions officers put
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advanced placement courses -- and focus more on what applicants are doing to make a difference in their communities. the report is called "turning the tide - inspiring concern for others and the common good through college admissions." it already has the endorsment of dozens of college professors and administrators from across the country - including harvard. though - a representative from the school was quick to point out - it still expects applicants to take high level courses and would not be lowering their standards. we have a warning from the i-r-s about scams targeting taxpayers. that's because the number of email and texting whopping 400 percent this year. the i-r-s says more than one-thousand phishing and malware schemes were reported in january alone -- up by more than 250 from the same time last year. and so far in february, 363 incidents have been reported. that's compared to 201 incidents for the entire month of february in 20-15. the scams are designed to trick taxpayers into official communications
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in the tax industry. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - ethan couch is getting out of juvenile detention. why he's probably not looking forward to what comes next. plus - a little later. more cases of zika virus in the commonwealth. an update
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it's the last full day of campaigning for republicans -- before voters head to the polls in south carolina. jeb push spent the day rallying voters at several events across the state. and as promised -- he brought his mother along. barbara bush joined her son at "meet and greets" in spartanburg and greenville. the campaign has become a family affair. george w bush was in south carolina campaigning for his brother earlier this week. polls show jeb is still far behind the front runner - donald trump -- but could make a play for second place.
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hillary clinton won another big endorsement today. south carolina congressman jim clyburn is supporting clinton for president. he is the highest-ranking african- american in congress. his endorsement comes just one day before nevada's democratic caucus -- and one week before democrats in south carolina head to the polls. latest polling shows clinton leading rival bernie sanders by a large margin in south carolina. in nevada the numbers are so close -- it will be a fight to the finish. an update to a story we've been following out of texas. it's the case of 18 year old ethan couch - the so-called affuenza teen. a judge deciding today -- couch's case will officially move to the adult system on midnight of his 19th birthday -- which is april 11th. he was 16 at the time of the crash that killed four people near fort worth. he was convicted in 20-13 and sentenced to ten years probation in the juvenile system. today's ruling means he could face 120 days in jail - then finish his ten year probation. if he violates probation again - under the adult system - he could
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-- 10 years for each person killed. tonight: a few clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: s 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. warm breeze. highs: mid- 60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. sunday: increasing clouds with showers developing winds: light sw. beautiful day across hampton roads - plenty of sunshine with highs near 50 inland..slightly cooler along the coastline. this evening, we'll see a few scattered clouds out there with temperatures dropping back into the low-40s by 9 pm. overnight, we'll be tracking mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the upper-30s, so it won't be as chilly as it was this skies along with a warm southwest breeze. as a result, the mercury will surge into
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be another warm day, but we will see increasing clouds with some showers developing through the late afternoon/evening hours. the first half of next week will be slightly unsettled with highs dropping back into the 50s. tonight: a few clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: s 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. warm breeze. highs: mid- 60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. sunday: increasing clouds with showers developing late. highs: mid-60s. winds: light sw. we have enjoyed a beautiful day across hampton roads - plenty of sunshine with highs near 50 inland..slightly cooler along the coastline. this evening, we'll see a few scattered clouds out there with temperatures dropping back into the low-40s by 9 pm. overnight, we'll be tracking mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the upper-30s, so it won't be as chilly as it was this morning. saturday will be nothing
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expect mostly sunny skies along with a warm southwest breeze. as a result, the mercury will surge into the mid-60s! sunday will be another warm day, but we will see increasing clouds with some showers developing through the late afternoon/evening hours. the first half of next week will be slightly unsettled with highs dropping back
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with highs dropping back
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coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - stress and pregnancy are never a good combination. but there are some things you can do to help keep it all under control. and at least one little reason why you should. and i'm chris horne. next on wavy news 10 at 6-- reports of gunfire-- and ever present theats of a terror send a local military installation into lockdown. the latest on what happened today at fort eustis. and laying out the priority list for your commute. what projects will happen sooner-- and what comes comes way down the road? these stories and more when nicole and i see you at 6-- keep it right
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stress is a normal part of life. pregnancy can increase those stress levels. that's why it's important -- for mom and baby -- to keep those stress levels in check. pregnant or not -- stress is not good on the body. it definitly makes the pregnancy much harder -- thought it's not clear how it impacts an unborn baby. some data points to an increased risk of pre term labor - and lower birth weight. but their are ways to manage stress during pregnancy 48-56 (dr. sujatha reddy, m.d/ premier care for hot cup of tea or a warm bath or learning true breathing techniques that
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also - don't be afraid to ask for help -- and tell someone just how stressed new information about the zika virus. the virginia department of health confirming three cases now in our state. all of the cases are travel-related. earlier this month, the college of william and mary reported that one of its students had the virus. north carolina also has its first confirmed case of zika. there are 82 reported cases in the u-s. the centers for disease control has issued a travel alert for countries where zika has been found. the world health organization declared the zika virus an international public health emergency earlier this month. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - when astronaut scott kelly takes out the trash -- he really takes out the trash. where will his flying garbage can end up? then at 6-- another meth lab found in newport news. a busy week for hazardous material crews. are they connected? joe fisher-- with the
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something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism.
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right now more than a million tons of trash are hurtling through space headed for earth don't worry though -- it will all burn up as soon as it hits earths atmosphere somewhere over the pacific tomorrow. the "flying garbage can " first delivered food and other vital supplies to the international space station back in december. astronauts filled it back up with garbage -- before sending it all to its fiery destination today. stay with us... wavy news
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we continue to look for answers in a developing story we've been following since midday. chaos and confusion at fort eustis, after calls about an active shooter. concerns about mass shooters and terrorism always present these days-- so they took no chances. we've been through it before in hampton roads-- incidents at naval station norfolk and portsmouth naval hospital. the lessons learned and constant training-- prepare troops for the worst here at home. and that seemed to be what was happening this morning at fort eustis. the joint base was sent into lockdown at 11-30 this morning-- after someone said they heard shots being fired. 10 on your side's jason marks was first on the air from the scene. jason-- walk us through what happened. base officials say they have not been able to find any evidence shots were ever fired. i'm told this could be a misunderstanding. they tell me it could be a misunderstanding. it.
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and retract off of that. that is xakly what ft. eustis officials did. they ordered a lockdown when they heard about shots. >> there was an assumption that shots were fired west within the building and it was not. it turns out the sound came outside. three contractors were working on the roof when they heard what they thought sounded like gunfire. >> there are noises throughout the installation. a contractor not familiar with the military might have jumped to a conclusion. jason rves: officers searched for victims or property damage and they found nothing. >> we have to do better but the beauty of it is the emergency managers and the first responders did what they were
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jason: all clear, two words that nobody could wait to be announced. nobody is sure if shots were fired. >> we thought better be safe than sorry since we didn't know what was happening at the time. jason e: tense moments at ft. eustis. they searched all of the buildings and did not find any signs of bullet holes or anything like that. they are trying to figure out what the contractors heard to begun with. >> we'll stay on top of this story. ft. eustis became a permanent military installation as a prison. it closed and reopened as world war ii. it merged to be a joint base in 2010 and is home of many army youunits.

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