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protesters, the level of anger from all sides, including the anger from our side, we are angry. now, we are not angry people. i will tell you that. >> anchor: obviously that was donald trump live. we will have more coming up, but take a look now. we have mostly sunny skies in the charlotte area this afternoon. our current temperatures, we are warming up rapidly. 74 in charlotte. dew point temperature, 59 with a southwest wind at 8 miles an hour. visibility, no problem. it is out to 10 miles. 74 charlotte. 64 hickory, 63 in boone. wadesboro, 77, so many areas out to the east are going to pop up into the low 80's this afternoon. again, generally clear skies, we are starting to see a few cumulus popping already this afternoon. and it is this area of low pressure which is swinging in and moving east, which will put showers and thunderstorms in our
and even that slight chance for severe weather in the charlotte area. that stretches from the north carolina high country all the way down to our south. what you can expect this afternoon, generally speaking here in the charlotte area, we are talking about showers and thunderstorms and perhaps hail and strong winds, tornado threat is very low with this, so the afternoon, again, thunderstorms marching into the north carolina mountains between 4:00 and 5:00. in the charlotte area, likely later tonight, 7:00, 8:00, 9, and pretty quickly pushing east overnight. what you can expect that want, charlotte, 80, 76 gastonia, concord, 80, boone, 63 with showers and thunderstorms. a look at the sdrak coming up. >> anchor: thank you. we continue to watch the rally happening in hickory, donald
was supposed to begin at 10:00 this morning. he got on stage the last 15 minutes or so. his plane was delayed coming into charlotte due to fog in the rea. he was supposed to land in hickory, but instead came to shooter and had to drive to hickory to get to the university. and moments into trump's addressing the audience, this happened here, a protester was escort out of the university, this was as he was discussing the wall he is was soon booed by the audience and escorted out of the building as you just saw. again, we will continue to watch this as it is happening now. we have images of protesters outside the trump rally as well. there's a designated area for them set up, separated from
protests have been peaceful so far. they are not the only ones outside the auditorium. hundreds were told there were more tickets given out than seats inside. this afternoon, democratic candidate bernie sanders in charlotte a few hours ahead of his rival hillary clinton. the vermont senator at the pavilion. the event begins at 4:30 p.m. doors open at 1:30. registration is not required but admission is on a finally -- first come, first served basis. hillary clinton is scheduled to appear inside the coal center in uptown. she will be holding a get out the vote event, doors open at 7:15. north carolina, ohio, missouri, florida, in our state, polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. we are your primary day headquarters, you can count on
and online at wbtv.com. a crime alert, police in charlotte are investigating after they say a man was shot and injured this morning. it happened at the tryon square shopping center at craig head road. police say they found at least 7 shell casings in the parking lot. a man taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. police believe the shooting may be tied to the s and g social club. crowds have been gathering outside the club very late the past few nights. no word on arrests. eye woman is recovering off she was hospital following a mobile home fire in gaston county that broke out 8:30 this morning at a home on oak run court in bessemer city. e.m.s. took the woman to the hospital for smoke inhalation. firefighters are working to determine the cause. a man charged after police say he beat his daughter to death is asking for another attorney after he initially said he would represent himself. the trial of 49-year-old is
county courtroom. investigators say he killed his six-month-old daughter four years ago. they believe she was repeatedly abused. the mother is also charged with murder. a judge must decide if the trial will be popd in order for another attorney to be assigned. he had fired the attorney he had before. we are in court covering this case with an update tonight. charlotte city council members set to vote tonight on how to develop part of the eastland mall property. city council could sell 11 acres to the school board so cms can build a new elementary school, this after prestigious plans for a movie studio, park and recreation complex failed. the school board is offering $600,000 for the land. expect to wait longer if you have to go to the dmv in
amnesty week, drivers with certain suspensions may apply to have time rude or clear. the downpour of motor vehicles says it helps drivers with too many points. offices across the state tend to be more crowded during this week so keep that in mind. north carolina department of environmental quality will host a public meeting in cleveland county to discuss issues concerning the duke energy coal ash basin, at 6:00 at the boiling springs town hall. it will focus on north carolina department of environmental quality recent proposal to rank the two basins as low priority. >> coming up next, the new university of north carolina president is set to make a stop in our area today. more on a tour across the state she is undertaking now. gas prices are inching up at the pump.
the reason behind it. and we continue pictures inside the donald trump rally in hickory at lenoir university. we will monitor this appearance. american workers brought us back from the crash. now, let's move forward. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs
overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. we've gotta create new jobs and industries of the future. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong.
she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need
action now. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements. just like she's always...stood with us. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. >> anchor: complaining can wreak havoc on physical and mental health. according to a study on consumer affairs.com researchers say when your brain is fairway off anger, you are weakening immune system, raising blood pressure, and increasing risk of heart disease. the reason is stress hormone cortisol released in greater quantities when you are expressing negative thoughts and emotions. keep in mind, research shows bottled emotions can do just as much harm. in consumer news prices at the pump are going up.
of gas rose 12 cents nationally. triple a says it is typical for this time of the year as refineries do maintenance and more drivers hit the roads for spring vacation. the average is 1.94. if you find it intimidating to walk up to apple genus bar for tech support, good news, in the new design, apple is replacing it with wooden stools where technicians sit down next to you. the idea behind the change is to make the customer experience more intimate, and equal time. national pie day, celebrated on every march 14, because it is the first digit of math concept pie. pizza hut has three math questions on its plug. if you answer them correctly, you are entered for the chance
seven-day forecast. she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra
bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need action now. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements. just like she's always...stood with us. hillary clinton.
>> g.o.p. front runner donald trump joined by new jersey governor chris christy on stage for a rally in hickory, this is one day ahead of primary day in north carolina. this is inside the monroe auditorium, trump has been on stage the last 20 or so minutes, he has been talking about a number of topics including the wall he intends toblted when he says he is president. he has talked about development in lake norman that has seen tremendous success. localizing his speech there. we have video of at least one protester that had to be escorted out of the rally when it got started about 30 minutes ago. a lot of people cheering as police escorted that protester who interrupted donald trump while he was speaking on stage. we have a crew inside today's rally for trump, and you can
your computer at wbtv.com. look ahead, in less than two hours, unc president will hold a question and answer session at unc charlotte. spellings is on a listening tour of north carolina, 17 unc system campuses during her first 100 days as president. there's controversy surrounding her hiring after the former president was forced to resign, she has been accused of being extremely conservative. we are at this afternoon's sessions, with continuing coverage tonight. >> federal investigators are on the scene of an amtrak train derailment in southwest kansas, traveling from los angeles to chicago when it derailed after midnight injuring nearly 30 people. >> reporter: dozens of passengers went flying when an amtrak train jumped the tracks in the middle of the night near
>> personnel respond to the derailment. >> reporter: first responders raced to free passengers trapped. >> evacuating some of these people out the top. >> reporter: carrying 128 passengers and 14 crew, it was traveling from los angeles heading for chicago. 25-year-old was reading on board. he felt turbulence that, quote, turned drastic. >> as soon as i opened the door, there was a large burning smell. i heard people crying for help, looking for folks, on both sides of the train looking for people. >> reporter: a person in a passing car captured the wreckage on cell phone video. at least 29 people are hurt, many taken to nearby hospitals. no word on how fast it was going when it went off the tracks. >> anchor: waters recede from
national weather service forecasters say it will take at least a week before people will be able to get back to their homes and assess the damage. emergency officials in louisiana and mississippi are watching the rise of the pearl river which divides the two states. they just got unprecedented amount of flooding in louisiana. >> hammered last week. we have weather moving into our area afternoon, tonight, could see strong thunderstorms possible across the carolinas. from our hd tower cam, you will see some of those cumulus clouds starting to build and billow across the skyline. energy still -- our current conditions, 74, humidity, 56%. winds are out of the southwest at 8 miles an hour.
it is 73 mountain island lake, 76 arboretum, 75 in harrisburg. 72 rock hill, and 77 in wadesboro this afternoon. again, there's our live look, clouds building across the area, the energy still back to the west, so showers and thunderstorms now blossoming across eastern tennessee as they push toward the north carolina mountains. so that threat for severe weather is with us here in the charlotte area, and really stretches from the mountains all the way across the piedmont for this afternoon. so hail a distinct possibility with some of these storms. winds, damaging straight line winds a possibility. the tornado threat is very low. really, from the mountains all the way to the sand hills, it is late afternoon and this evening where we see the severe thunderstorm threat. mountains today in the low 60's. afternoon showers and storms, a good possibility. looking at morganton, 73,
80 wilkesboro this afternoon. temperatures across the piedmont 80 statesville, 76 gastonia, 80 charlotte, 77 albemarle, upper 70's, low 80's wadesboro this afternoon. and here comes that system. this is 10:00 p.m. tonight. the mountains first get going, 5:00, 6:00, then 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 in the charlotte area, then quickly pushing to the east through the overnight, and we are quiet tuesday as we head into wednesday with another weakening front sliding into the north carolina high country tomorrow night. wednesday night, i should say, thursday morning, a small chance of showers, then we take the shower chances up again in the weekend saturday and sunday. highs tomorrow low 80's across the area, looking at your seven-day forecast, again, it is tonight, after 6:00, showers and thunderstorms a possibility. before that, with we head to the 80 degree range.
cloudy and 69. showers and thunderstorms a possibility as we head into the weekend, cooler temperatures, 63 saturday, 60 sunday. >> anchor: thank you. the three day family friendly festival is coming up in may. this year, there are some huge musical acts that will be there. tickets are on sale as a precursor for the coca-cola 600. we have jay howard here to talk about the event. good to see you. >> thank you. >> anchor: already a popular event. i am reading through the artists wow, is all i have to say. >> we have a new partnership with circle k this year, coca-cola has been a long time partner. they really wanted to see us step up, give us the opportunity and facility to step up the trent, boy, have we. our team has done a tremendous job.
>> anchor: i will let you be the one to reveal the names. >> friday night, chris young, montgomery generatery, saturday night, kelly pickler. perry. we cannot be more excited about the energy. >> anchor: the band perry, that will be amazing. they want to make it bigger and better. it is already popular. >> 22 years old. it is hard to believe we have been able to sustain an event that long in charlotte, popularity, with so many folks in the industry live here. it is a fun family friendly event. this talent is going to create new demand on space, so we have decided on friday and saturday night only to gate the concert area so we can make sure capacity is correct, and everybody has a great experience. >> absolutely. that part of the event is
>> they are only $15. it is great value. of course, as has been for the rest of the event, it is free. >> anchor: $15 to see great name act. you can't beat that. would you say you have to be a nascar fan necessarily to enjoy speed street? >> absolutely not. this event appeals to visitors that come to town for the week, and also for the region. it is easy in, easy out. accessibility to uptown charlotte has never been better because of the amount of events that take place. it continues to be a great family environment. there's lots of things to do. i think you will drive appearances soon, also increased from years past, so there's new energy in the event, we are certainly excited. >> i love uptown charlotte. and just walking along the streets and seeing the view and being out there in the
this year obviously you really stepped it up. it will be fantastic. >> we can't wait. we appreciate how wbtv supports this event. >> good to see you. the forecast is next. she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need action now.
and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements.
hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every
child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts
i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for your vote. american workers brought us back from the crash. now, let's move forward. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits
and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. we've gotta create new jobs and industries of the future. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. >> another look live into the rally donald trump, governor
interviewing him, this rally, at lenoir university. in hickory. this is a day before primary day in north carolina. again, you can watch the entire rally for yourself live now the at wbtv.com. before we sign off, a final look at the forecast. >> from the mountains to the foothills, piedmont this afternoon, a slight chance for severe weather. that could mean damaging winds and possibly hail. 80 this afternoon, 81 tuesday, we dry it out tuesday afternoon and wednesday, with another shot of rain coming into the weekend saturday and sunday. >> thank you. thanks for watching. we will see you here this afternoon.
forecast. there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big
banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
[ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. >> natalie: where's billy? >> jack: good morning to you, too. >> natalie: [ sighs ] have you seen him? because i know where he's not. i tried to catch him at home, but victoria just reamed me. >> jack: yeah, secrets and lies have a way of destroying an engagement. >> natalie: i feel sorry
for billy, but why yell at me? i'm just the genius here.
>> natalie: after that little anti-reverse engineering to tighten pass key? hell yes. the beta rocks. i know you're not a high-vibe type of dude, but can you give me something? >> jack: good for you. too bad i'm killing the project. >> phyllis: hi. >> billy: hi. >> phyllis: well, it's worse than i thought. you're gonna thank me. >> billy: what is this? i don't -- i don't need -- i don't need this. >> phyllis: well, the way victoria broke things off, i know that you took it out on a bottle of scotch, and nobody would blame you, okay? but today is noah's trial. you got to be at your best. you got to be sharp. and it's a very good thing that you're awake, you're dressed, you're ready to go -- sort of. >> billy: phyllis, i'm not hung over. >> phyllis: it's the egg that's scaring you, isn't it? it's okay.