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right now on eyewitness news...a gop office firebombed in hillsborough. the nazi graffiti left behind. republican leaders calling it a hate crime. plus--flood waters receding. people--are coming back to their homes to find they have nothing left. one couple's heartbreaking story. eyewitness news at ten starts right now. we're following several new and breaking stories, breaking stories, we're following several new and breaking stories, tonight---includin g the firebombing--of the orange county republic headquarters in hillsborough. good evening i'm heather waliga. the damage was discovered this morning--in the office located in the daniel boone plaza. no one was inside at the time. the vandals also left behind---nazi graffiti. republican leaders are calling the attack a 'hate crime' and an 'attack' on democracy. tonight both hillary clinton
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the violent act. tim pulliam--live in hillsborough tonight---with new reaction from the g-o-p. sot-dallas woodhouse/ncgop 161242 we will not be intimidated. we will not be cowed and we will not be scared. we are not going anywhere! this is north carolina's gop woodhouse, lashing out at the person responsible for this vicious attack -- at the orange county republican headquarters -- off ja-max drive in hillsborough. the entire room torched. and next to the office -- a spray painted swastika with a message. sot- dallas woodhouse 161112 nazis republicans get out or else. or else? or else what? that's what we wonder because we are not going anywhere.
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workers use the office around the clock. but this time no one was inside. hillsborough police say overnight someone threw a bottle into the front window. workers here say the bottle exploded underneath a couch setting the room on fire. daniel ashley/orange county republican chairman 150948 that sofa that you see in there charred. i have taken a nap on that sofa many of days- i've taken a nap and then work again for several more hours. larry beckler/ncgop durham county 154500 this is such a violation of our constitution. everyt country. to me that's what this election is about. it's not about party. it's about freedom. and now justice.. it's not clear if cameras were rolling in the area. local authorities and agents from alcohol, tobacco and firearms are investigating. sunday, hillary clinton condemned the attack. donald blamed her saying quote: animals representing clinton and democrats firebombed the gop office. nc democrats called the tweet shameful--"saying violence has no place in our political system."
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security at some local offices. starting mondday, business at this office will resume from this donated bus. sot 151155 they have tried to intimidate us but we will be here." tag the office only has liability insurance so the property damage will not be covered. party leaders plan to raise money to restore what was destroyed. governor mccrory issued statement....saying "the firebombing of a local political headquarters in orange county is clearly an attack on our democracy. violence has no place in our society - but especially in our elections. fortunately no one was injured; however, i will use every resource as governor to assist local authorities in this investigation." you can read much more about--this story right now on abc-11 dot-com. our other top story tonight--cleaning up from matthew. many communities still reeling---one week after the powerful
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from the storm stands at 26 in north carolina. officials now estimating 1.5 billion dollars worth of damage to 100-thousand homes and businesses. in princeville---crew s are using pumps---to drain the flood water. sections of i-95 between lumberton and fayetteville remain closed tonight. the lumber river is expected to drop below major flood stage in robeson county tomorrow. and the neuse river is expected to drop below major flood stage 'tonight' in goldsboro. county officials have lifted a mandatory evacuation for people living near the woodlake dam. dejuan hoggard---is in moore county---where people are starting to return to their homes and many families are hoping to rebuild. :33-:43 :53-:57 right now, this house is abandoned. we're
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abandoned. we're done with it." the rogers family in vass have nearly lost everything. the flooding from hurricane matthew nearly swallowed their home. today chad, and his wife susan, were able to return to their home after moore county's mandatory evacuation was lifted. only to find it inhabitable. "this was our forever home. our kids were supposed to grow up in this house. and my kids saw this house for the last time on saturday. i will not allow them back out here." the rooms where their 11 and 12 year old sons spent so much time distant memory. their clothes, games, and other childhood items carry a foul stench. "i mean what do you do? you really need to be having a mask and everything else to come in here." "anything i could have salvaged before, i can't salvage it now. it's been sitting in mildew for a week. it's too much for me to handle as an adult. i can't put my children through it." the rogers family have found a house to rent and will be paying rent and a mortgage until it's figured out. but they, and
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been avoided. and has something to say to the owner of nearby woodlake dam. "my message for her probably cannot be put on air. she owes us answers as to why that dam has not been fixed. and i am going to demand the answers." and to make matters worse, moore county has not received a natural disaster declaration by fema. "well tell them to come to my house and look. and tell me that's not a natural disaster." new tonight---a vass resident is thanking two new tonight---a vass resident is thanking two moore county deputies for saving her uncle's life. on wednesday---the sheriff's office allowed residents back into their homes to grab things like clothes and medicine. during that process 57-year old david vigario collapsed and went into cardiac arrest in his front yard.
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justin carter brought the man back to life using c-p-r and a defibrilator. from there---he was taken to the hospital and underwent surgery. bibey says she puts family first and wasn't worried about worried about anything else at the time. she just wanted to make sure her uncle was okay. flooding still a major issue in kinston tonight. that area won't go below major flood stage until wednesday. two hundred people are living in emergency shelters. today, we caught up with people at a church...counting their blessings... crews are now
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making the rounds crews are now making the rounds to inspect roads and bridges impacted by flooding in lenoir county. to robeson county now--where parts of lumberton are still underwater tonight. right now--150 american red cross volunteers---are working in shelters there. an amulance strike team from wake county--is also on the ground providing food, water and blankets. floodwaters--in robeson county aren't expected to recede until mid week. "operation is underway in fayetteville. the non profit organization consists of award winning barbeque teams. they have been in fayetteville since last monday--preparing thousands of meals for flood victims. volunteers working 16 hour days. thanks to all those efforts it's estimated that
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estimated that around 150 thousand meals will be served topeople all throughout the sandhills. since its inception in 2011, operation barbecue relief has traveled to 19 states helping with other disasters like matthew. . several school districts in our area---will be closed tomorrow in the wake of matthew. they include---edgecom be county, johnston county, lenoir county and sampson county. schools operating on a two-hour delay---include cumberland and harnett counties and clinton city schools. you can find a school closings right now on a-b-c 11 dot-com. a reminder---a-b-c 11 together is helping in the hurricane relief effort. we're joining the 'food bank of central and eastern north carolina'.. and the 'second harvest food bank' in fayetteville.. for a food drive. it's this tuesday.. from six a-m to seven p-m. we will have five drop-off locations.. including our newsrooms in raleigh.. durham and fayetteville. the food bank in raleigh on tar heel drive. and the second harvest food bank in fayetteville. look for more
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11-dot-com a harnett county ambulance goes up in flames in cumberland county---and it's all caught on camera. it happened just after seven this morning---in a vacant lot on wade steadman road near i-95. the wade fire department rushed to the scene to put out the flames. no word of any injuries. the cause of the fire--still under investigation tonight. fayetteville police--have identified---the man---killed in a shooting this morning. officers say sever on blayne lane--and shot karlos bembury. he died at the scene. a woman inside the home---was not hurt. the suspects--fled. and tonight...they're still on the run. also in fayetteville---poli ce are searching for the gunmen--who shot a fort bragg solider. it happened around nine o'clock last night---in the 300 block of crabapple circle. police say two men approached the soldier outside his apartment. when the victim got up to grab one of the men a drink---the suspects pulled out guns and shot the soldier in the leg.
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so far no arrests have been made. jury deliberations resume tomorrow morning at the orange county courthouse--in the chandler kania trial. kania was a 'u-n-c student' -- when he 'killed' three people -- in a wrong-way crash on i-85. he was 'drunk' when he hit the car. prosecutors are trying to 'prove' -- kania acted with 'malice'. if he's found guilty of 'second degree murder'... he faces up to 60- years in prison. to charlotte now--where a young woman was murdered--in what shooting. someone shot katherine jones early yesterday morning while she was walking home in plaza midwood. the 26-year old had just finished her shift at the midwood smokehouse. investigators have not made any arrests. a makeshift memorial is growing tonight at the site of her murder. a train goes off the tracks---tying up traffic in downtown raleigh. next on eyewitness news--what authorities say happened---and the major intersections it blocked. plus--donald trump claiming the
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but first... a live look outside of the raleigh eyewitness news center
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a wake county deputy--crashed his patrol car---closing lanes on i-40 this morning. it happened near airport boulevard. the deputy "paul dunn" was not hurt. tonight...the highway patrol is investigating the accident. new tonight--- crews have cleared the scene--after a train car went off the tracks in downtown raleigh. it happened shortly before
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injuries were reported. norfolk southern is now investigating. the crash blocked traffic for several hours at major downtown intersections this afternoon. a tractor trailer driver faces charges---after troopers say he ran a red light--and hit a b- m-w on capital boulevard. it happened around nine this morning just north of i-540. the couple--inside the car were seriously injured. the tractor trailer---veered off the road and went down an embankment. the driver....liban gulled---is reckless driving. turning to the campaign trail----and donald trump's accusations against the media. tonight...the billionaire pointing the finger....suggestin g the system is rigged. donald trump ramped up his attacks against hillary clinton, his accusers and the media on the campaign trail today...saying he's the victim of a conspiracy. with just 23 days to go....a new abc news/washington post poll...shows trump and clinton in a dead heat among likely
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being rigged by corrupt media, pushing completely false allegations and outright lies in an effort to elect her president. clinton's running mate tim kaine is doing damage control after emails supposedly hacked from clinton's campaign chair were released by wikileaks. the emails describing clinton saying in a speech to goldman sachs that "people who oppose immigration are fundamentally un-american." the clinton campaign continues to question the cu tim kaine will be back in t tar heel state this week. he will hold a campaign rally in durham thursday--to talk about early voting. the democratic vice presidential nominee--will also be in charlotte thursday---and asheville on wednesday. the latest polls show a tight race between donald trump and hillary clinton in north carolina. it was perfect weather today for the state fair. thousands of people flocked to the fair grounds this weekend to enjoy the rides, games and entertainment. organizers say
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that's down from 126-thousand last year---but up slightly from 2014. this thursday--you can get free admission to the fair--by bringing five food lion brand cans for hunger relief day. the international festival wrapped up today at the raleigh convention center. over the weekend--diverse cultures were celebrated through cultural exhibits, cooking demonstrations, dancing and shopping. new this year...the making of an international- this was the 31-st year for the festival. meteorologist liz horton is here now with the meteorologist liz horton is here now with the forecast. an area of high pressure, that has helped us have a great weekend so far, is expected to continue to bring
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coming week, with temperatures rising into the low 80s for tomorrow through at least thursday. a few days we could either tie or break our previous record highs, so that will be something to look for. an area of low pressure will likely move in by the end of the week bringing us a chance for rain on friday. while there remains some uncertainty regarding the strength and track of this system, should it developit friday and into early saturday. we are also monitoring a new wave in the atlantic ocean. the national hurricane center gives it a low chance of development in the next five days, but some models suggest it could be a player in our
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next in sports---the series of miscues that cost them today's game against the saints. how head coach ron rivera is reacting to the losing streak.
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a homecoming of sorts for eddie lack. the hurricanes goalie gets the start tonight against his former team in vancouver. lack spent five seasons in the canucks organization canes fresh off that disastrous third period in winnipeg - lack tested a couple of times early -- has one go off his shoulder -- then derek dorsen gets a good look shuts the door -- more pressure from the canucks -- he makes four saves early on - the rally was great -- the scoreboard less than ideal. the panthers lost for a fifth time in six games to start the season and cam newton reverted to his post super bowl attitude after the loss -- drew brees making it look easy -- brandin cooks -- 87
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secondary absolutely lost -- brees with 465 yards passing. it was 21 nothing meanwhile the panthers offense stuck in neutral - cam newton coming off a concussion -- looking hazy -- sterling more steps in front of that. nothing going right for newton and company -- but give them credit --panthers fight back - newton somehow carolina down by seven. then brees makes a mistake -- well overthrown - he's picked off by teddy williams -- nice return -- cats turn that into points and keep hanging around. finally they equalize - newton -- keeps it and inside the pilon for the score -- but don't go anywhere cam -- the game isn't over with almost three minute son the clock. they get the two point
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carve through the carolina defense again -- will lutz -- from 52 yards out -- new orleans back in front for good. newton -- not in the mood to answer questions after the game. new favorite target -- that's jamison crowder -- the former blue devil -- third recieving touchdown of the season -- washington is up early. 2nd quarter --- cousins to vernon davis -- cousins with 263 yards through the air. the eagles didn't
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took a kick back 86 yards and took advantage of this cousins gift -- malcolm jenkins with clear sailing to tie the game at 14. matt jones answers at the end of the half with the final touchdown of the game -- washington improves to 4- and-2 winning by seven. alabama recieved all but one first place vote in the associated press top 25. clemson drops a spot after narrowly beating n-c state. louisville stays at 7 despite it's struggles with look who's back -- north carolina yo-yo's back in at 22. doug garwood said he was just trying to stay in the moment and not think about the finish line. still ahead -- his thoughts about getting to the finish line as a
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galizing discrimination. a national embarrassment. it was my honor and my privilege to carry house bill 2 through the north carolina senate. and newton stands defiantly behind hb2. my opponent calls this buck's bill. and you know what? i say, bring it on! buck newton is wrong for attorney general. we're better than this. i'm josh stein. i'm running for attorney general to protect our families and strengthen our communities.
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proof you have today's final round of the sas championship. the 53-year old put together one of his best rounds ever on his way to his first win on the p-g-a tour. making his 44th start -- garwood began the day two shots behind berhard langer -- he birdied seven of the first eleven holes. chipping in at the third. then the body language tells the story. watch as he walks his putts to the cup -- like he knows they are going down. that's how hot garwood was feeling. a six under 36 on
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that he was able to bogey the final hole and still win by a large margin of four four -- langer takes second -- but this was garwoods weekend in the end. in kansas. harvick magic -- started the race in 12th out of 12 drivers with two races before another elimination round. denny hamlin comes to pit road under the caution complaining of right front tire issues -- then stalls trying to exit. later under the same caution -- hamlin goes back for front end repairs. he's six points under the cut line heading to next week chase elliott looking for his first career win -- but on lap 175 -- he has a rear tire go
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cut. brad keslowski gets loose on lap 189 -- hamlin hits the two sending keslowski across the infield. harvick took the lead with thirty laps to go and holds on for the win- and automatically advances to the round of eight. join us tomorrow morning on abc-11 beginning at 4:30 for the latest eyewitness news. we'll see you
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