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90s. the humidity is high, making it feel like 100 here in raleigh, in lee county and chatham county. feels like 104 in goldsboro. there are no showers to cool us off for the second day in a row. the radar is dry. there's nothing to cool us off at least not until the end of the week. we'll keep rain chances very small, few and 91 is all we'll get down to at 7. we'll feel like 90 as we head toward the low 80s by late tonight. one more day before we finally get some changes later this week. i'll fill you in on that. the former unc student accused of driving drunk and cause being the accident --
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beard and dar mean mcgee. >> reporter: the defense wants several pieces of evidence thrown out. chandler kania's defense attorney wants to keep out texts or videos on his phone. kania has been charged with 3 counts of second-degree-murder. they say car killing three people, including a 6-year-old girl. the attorney said the search warrant should be thrown out. a trooper testified that one of kania's friends took kania's phone that night. it was all in an effort to prevent kania from getting into his car after he had been drinking.
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sitting on the lap. he reached in and grabbed the phone and took it. chandler left again. >> reporter: the judge said he would make a ruling sometime this week or next week. meanwhile, we spoke to kania's attorneys after the hearing and they said they have a message for the victim's family and that's coming up at 6. breaking nof of kidnapping three girls. the girls willingly left with wayne guteirrez. he is also accused of abducting a child last summer. the boyfriend of the mother of a 3-year-old girl is charged
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william "skip" mccullen was arrested. jordan dumont was questioned. the fib is looking into a deadly shooting that involved a lenoir police officer. it happened after the officer showed up at a walmart parking lot. the suspect, carl nivens fired one shot and at officer returned fire killing nivens. 300 calls were made to 911 the day people thought shots were fired in crabtree valley mall. some people heard a loud sound thinking it was gunshots. the sound led to panic and chaos. so far police have found no evidence of a shooting. clinton police arrested another person in connection
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country club. a party was taking place and a fight started. anthony king, jr. was shot and killed. emanuel carr is charged. john faison is charged and chan teal nelson face charges for hitting a environmental working group sent a letter to the head of the epa. they're asking the government to set a standard for a chrome yum known to cause cancer. elevated levels of the contaminant was found. it has even led to the head of
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resigning, which brockovich references. democratic vice- presidential campaign tim kaine is in north carolina stalking about -- talking about what it would mean to have hillary clinton as president. he held a rally with his wife by his side. beau minnick has more on how tim kaine went after donald trump. beau? >> reporter: with us lot of time talking about the military and what hillary clinton would do for the military as president. he's also criticized donald trump. >> i don't think in the history of the united states there has been a major party nominee who's talked with such disrespect about the military. >> reporter: you'll often here democratic spreal candidate tim kaine talking about donald
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the american military is a disaster. >> how about making fun of john mccain for ac pow -- being a pow. he said i don't consider him a hero because he got captured. could you be more thick headed, insensitive or ignore rand -- ignorant. >> with north carolina is a state that's so committed to the nation's military mission, and we are too. >> reporter: as for what a vote for the democratic ticket would mean for the military. >> our plan, one of the main things we're going to make sure, absolutely, we protect and expand and fortify the gi bill. it's one of the greatest things
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>> reporter: kaine's son serves has a marine. we'll hear more from kaine, including his thoughts on the economy. live from fayetteville, beau minnick. >> here's how members of the state gop are reacting to today's visit. >> we must have republicans in office to keep our economy growing. with donald trump, as far as clinton and kaine, they will cut the military, which would hurt us. there are plans for a rally for donald trump and for him to attend at least one fund- raiser. cbs north carolina will be there during the visit and we'll update you on air and online at wncn.com.
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hillary clinton's private email server during her time as secretary of state. the committee wanted to review the work since the agency did not find enough evidence to charge clinton of wrong doing. it's part of the year long probe. an accident that knocked down a power pole in chapel hill, snarled traffic an 15501. the accident happened early in hit a power pole, causing power lines to fall. it caused the traffic signals to go out. repair crews are working on it right now. in fayetteville, anyone who drives on bragg boulevard should be prepared for a major shift. tomorrow the northbound lanes of bragg boulevard will close. drivers must use mur which i son road.
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smoothly, but come tomorrow it's uncertain how motorists will react. starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow, the northbound lanes along bragg boulevard starting at randolph street will be closed. >> too much wraparound. where it would normally take you 15 to 20 take you 45 minutes or a half an hour. >> reporter: thomas said current construction along bragg and spring lake is already bad enough. how has this impacted your response time. >> my calls have dropped down 70%. we tell them it's going to take 35, 45 minutes to get there, they just hang up the phone. >> reporter: he said the
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of people will be closed off. >> they don't know about it. >> reporter: the change comes after years of discussions between fort bragg and transportation officials wanting to change traffic through fort bragg. lawmakers said heavy traffic through bragg was a huge security threat. dot officials say nearly 60,000 drivers travel along bragg >> it's easier now for me. it used to take me 45 minutes and now it takes me 30 minutes. >> reporter: for more on the routes, go to our website wncn.com. i'm nate prod jers. commissioners will need to decide how some business also be handled. these are businesses zoned in
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homes. the plan is designed to guide growth in the county. for the first time, we're hearing from the parents of two girls injured in the ferris wheel accident. >> coming up, how their daughters are doing. >> and a gruesome attack. what one man found another doing soon after attacking a couple at their home. >> as we go to break, here's the perfect place to cool off -- the beach.
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cooper: governor mccrory wants you to believe there's a carolina comeback. but raise your hand if your taxes have gone up while those at the top are the ones getting the tax break. and raise your hand if you're working more for less. i'm roy cooper, and that's not a comeback. that's moving backwards. raise your hand if you agree that those at the top should pay their fair share. raise your hand if you agree that tax breaks should be going to the middle class. and raise your hand if you agree that a comeback should include everyone. help from fema is underway. the federal government declared the damage a major disaster. ahead at 5:30, how fema will be able to help.
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night after days of unrest in mille. city is under a strict curfew. the unrest followed the deadly shooting of an african-american who police said was running from them and pointed a gun at an officer. >> 31-year-old oscar moral was arrested for killing. the car he was driving matched the description sam houston shooting. though police said the motive is unclear, they said they are sure the violence was the result of a hate crime. in florida a man killed a couple and caught biting the dead man's face. police believe i the man -- the
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hallucinogenic drug. he bit the man's face. we will be doing sampling of his blood to see if there's bath salt. >> a neighbor who came to help was attacked but is expected to survive. police said the victims did not >> the parents of the child who nell a fall said they tried to alert someone. it was terrible to watch their girls ages 10 and 6, topple out of the gondola. in fact, they thought their youngest had died. >> not until.
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her to get back to her spunky self. they also want better inspection. the company that owns the ferris wheel is the same one cited for another accident. the washington, d.c. police chief is taking on a new job, heads of security for the national football league. kathy len near announced her re the job. all right. everyone take a deep breath. it's true. justin bieber quit instagram. it began when he began posting photos of himself and his girlfriend, the daughter of ploin nell ritchie.
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cover of the september issue of sports illustrated. it shows michael phelps, katie ledecky and simone biles. it was taken in rio with each athlete wearing a combination of 14 medals. >> so ri weather than us. they're only an hour ahead of us. i would take some mid-70s or gold medals right now. we were tracking a few showers, but even those have dissipated, so we have another dry and very hot evening in central north carolina, anywhere from 91 in
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factor in the painful humidity and it feels like upper 90s or lower would the would the's. we have one more day before we start to see changes later this week. by 8:00 we'll drop out of the 90s to a cool 89 degrees. it will still feel like 94. we'll feel like 89. low 80s overnight and very similar to this morning when we were work and school will start out at 74 degrees. still, two big things we're watching. high pressure hasn't moved much and that's why our temperatures haven't moved much and this cold front and stationary front, this hole system will slowly drop our way later this week like after tomorrow. so tomorrow not many changes. it will be just as hot and just as dry.
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it will allow this complex to finally start to shift around. for us it will drop our temperature as few degrees but this will up our rain chances. then that dissipates. the high will take back over and we'll basically she temperatures hang around 90 with a few showers but our wettest days of the next seven days look to be thursday meanwhile, out in the tropics, an update on what's going on some 3,000 miles away in the atlantic. so we've been tracking this along with the national hurricane center, this area of low center, cluster of clouds and thunderstorms that they now say has a 90% chance of development. when they're this high they are analyzing the satellite data and a lot more but they think a depression could be formed
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if it doesn't get a name, it will be named fiona. in the meantime back here at home, 94 is where we're headed. 93 in durham, a very dry day tomorrow. heat will continue to be the big story. so your seven-day forecast will bring us no the mid-90s yet again tomorrow. drop us down to 90 both thursday and friday. those two days will be chances of rain. we get into the weekend and the temperatures holding around 90. just a few scattered showers, not a washout. we get into next week, 91 on monday. i'm a little excited about tuesday, maybe some impacts from a real cold front, actual lower humidity and temperatures dropping closer to the mid-80s, so that's next tuesday. circle that in your calendar
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you and the kids outside. you will have a great chance to see the international space station. it only lasts four or five minutes starting after 8:30. they've had to switch out in the last month and a half, still six people up there but three new people and three of the same people. remember, when you see that white dot going across the sky, there are six that white dot. >> five minutes. >> and also in that short amount of time you'll mrs. . begin to -- also begin to sweat. a new item is on the lunch a new item is on the lunch menu for she's one of the wealthiest women in politics. combined income: thirty million dollars. tours the world on private jets. protected by armed guards for thirty years. but she doesn't believe in your right
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for so many americans today." an out of touch hypocrite. she'd leave you defenseless. the nra political victory fund is responsible
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david.
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"she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. the cost for spaghetti or mini corn nuggets now cost $2.25 and mome and high school $2.50. this is the first time in six years they had to praise -- praise -- raise prices. >> when you look at the federal regulations, we are still spearntion 66-- experiencing a
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there with major increases and we're using our resources to the best of our ability. >> students got to taste test a new item for lunch. turkey pot pie will be making its fall debut on school menus. any woman whose been pregnant knows the final days can ab bit rough to -- can be a bit rough to say minnesota mom went wake surfing. she posted it on instagram days before delivering her son. surfing offered the perfect way to relax. >> 40 weeks pregnant and she can wake board better than i.
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androids. >> an idea literally out of the blue by local restaurant owners will show some love to the men cooper: governor mccrory wants you to believe there's a carolina comeback. but raise your hand if your taxes have gone up while those at the top are the ones getting the tax break.
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that's moving backwards. raise your hand if you agree that those at the top should pay their fair share. raise your hand if you agree that tax breaks should be going to the middle class. and raise your hand if you agree
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millions of people with health insuran care are -- obamacare are losing their plan next year. the company said it's losing hundreds of millions in the individual healthcare policies. the insurance commission said he's angered. google is trying to go up against face time with an app called duo.
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it lets users make calls between android and iphone. google will also launch a dedicated text message app. in the near future drivers won't have to worry too much about traffic lights. the car's dashboard will show you a red traffic light and countdown until it turns green. the auto industry hopes it with all of the technology we will need a good way to control it. that's where smart tattoos come into play. it would control the smart devices. you can use them as a touch pad to control what's happening on your screen. some will sense body temperatures as well as your mood. well, he says it's his way
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an important group of people. >> the town of morrisville is reporting aggressive driving. what you can expect if someone reports you. >> north carolina news at 5:30 starts now. >> the wake county school board is meeting to discuss finalizing the budget. >> the school district is finally voting on its plan after waiting on the state and county to release its the latest. carleigh? >> reporter: the meeting is just getting underway right now. we'll have a final vote this evening. we've already gotten some insight into that final plan in the work session that just wrapped up. as we reported to you, the cuts are focusing on areas that will hopefully have the least impact on students. some of the changes may include
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schools. one degree during warmer months and down a degree during cooler months. they will be cutting back the number of days a week facilities are cleaned from three to two days which one education advocate can make a noticeable difference. >> actually, i worked as a teacher and schools get pretty expecting a final vote this evening. now while the debate over the budget will be over frustrations, over a lack of funding, we'll continue and i'll tell you more about that coming up at 6. carleigh griffeth, cbs north carolina. last month a federal court struck down north carolina's i.d. law. now every county in the state
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early voting rules. the board of elections is meeting right now. more than 100 people are there. a similar meeting in mecklenburg county last night. their board of elections voted to reduce early voting hours. they approved six locations and 22 locations during the second week. there are some weekend voting opportunities but not as much as available in 2012. now on the other side of the aisle virginia senator tim kaine visited the tar heel state for the second time in two days. coming up at 6, what the haval -- what the vice-presidential
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>> reporter: i'm at a small pub whose owner had a big idea. on labor day weekend he mr.-- will provide meals for law enforcement. lots of restaurants want to join. now it's gone beyond just a thank you and meal. he is checking out t shirts with the logo. the shirts, which were donated labor day weekend with 100% of the profits going to wake county. that provides assistance to anyone who lost somebody in the line of duty. it's part of an effort that began with an idea that literally came out of the blue. >> i was riding my bike and the idea came to me. >> reporter: he thought about why not have his restaurant provide free meals to law enforcement on labor day.
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restaurants, a feed our forces concept was born. >> i asked everybody that i talked to to spread it on to somebody else. >> we're using facebook a lot. we're telling people if you find yourself in a restaurant that's not participating, tell them about it and see if they want to join and usually they do. >> reporter: we have restaurants in raleigh as well as apex, holly spring and fuquay-varina who have all joined this a national effort come labor day to have locally owned restaurants paul providing meal -- all providing meals for law enforcement. reporting live, i'm steve sbraccia, cbs north carolina. >> great idea. thank you. fayetteville police need your help finding this woman. they say tiffany manuel's
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nc state's police are holding a community outreach tomorrow on the brick yard. university police will be there to answer any questions. all faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. officers want drivers to chill out on the r down aggressive driving. cbs north carolina justin quesinberry shows us how they're doing it. >> following too close -- speeding -- swerving in and out of traffic. >> reporter: all those are examples of what morrisville police chief see as aggressive driving. >> it's without regard, caution and safety. >> reporter: it's a big enough
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issuing an initiative. people are urged to call 911 about aggressive driving. >> aggressive driving is mobile, right? and you don't know when in that next instance that aggressive driver may have gotten into a collision or may have caused a collision, so it's instantaneous. it has the possibility of evolving quickly. >> reporter: when possible, the town will send an officer to stop the >> reporter: if not, morrisville has an online form. the reported aggressive driver will then get a letter from police. >> your vehicle was seen on this date and this time and this location being operated in an aggressive manner. >> reporter: since anyone can report anyone else, i asked the chief what's stopping people from getting in trouble.
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punishment but education. >> this is not used as a citation, simply a notification. it does not become a tool or resource for someone to try to harass someone else. >> reporter: justin quesinberry reporting. >> and the police chief points out it's especially important to keep calm as kids go back to school. a donation thanks to operation jersey cares. the volunteer organization helps support trps they doe natted over 7,000 boxes of girl scout cookies. they brought them to the installation in raleigh. from there they will be distributed to the nine north carolina center across the country. >> our mission is to connect to connect service members to their families, their country, whether they're here or abroad, so this is about bringing home back to our service members and
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>> operation jersey cares is based in new jersey. the group is also donating a pallet of welch's fruit snacks. a police officer in burlington is celebrating two amazing milestones this week. the police department hired jackie sheffield back in 1976. at the time she was the department's first female officer. now 40 years later she still works there. >> through the years, there's always something here and department, the community, the city, have always been so good. i like helping people. i always did and that was a draw for law enforcement 40 years ago. >> good for her. officer sheffield works as a victim and witness assistant. well, cbs north carolina is following a number of developing stories. >> including some of the worst flooding louisiana has seen in
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we will dedicate every available resource to that effort. >> recovery efforts continue. coming up, the death toll and damage. the wildfire continues to devastate several towns north of san francisco. who authorities say is responsible.
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i'm roy cooper,
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about the crime lab. when i became attorney general, we discovered a backlog of more than 5,000 dna test kits and years worth of shoddy investigations. but what governor mccrory isn't telling you is that we cleared the backlog. we also solved over 2,000 crimes and put killers and rapists in prison from cold cases. we fixed the problems at the crime lab,
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floodwaters are still causing huge problems in louisiana. at least 10 people are dead and thousands are forced from their homes. don champion shows us how more areas are bracing for flooding of their own as the water moves to the south. >> reporter: larry plea felt helpless as he watched floodwaters swallow his town. >> i kind of expected it but i couldn't picture it. >> reporter: for days, knew the water was coming. in just a matter of hours, lee's mother's home flooded. his could be next. >> i got a lot of friends who drove out there. >> reporter: as the water rose, volunteers from a local college filled sandbags for homeowners determined to protect their
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are bracing for another round. water was up to the roof of this home. now you can see the entire structure. the governor said 40,000 homes are damaged and about 20,000 people had to be rescued. >> we understand there are still a lot of people or suffering. >> reporter: some flood victims are getting a look at their homes. >> it looks devastating but it's not. it's something we will dea >> reporter: even with massive property damage, many residents are determined to rebuild, don champion, cbs news, sorrento, louisiana. >> more than 11,000 people are in shelter and more than 30,000 homes and businesses have no power. just over a year ale waste
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colorado. in the lawsuit the navajo nation said the epa has not fixed the problem or compensated the farmers who rely on the river. the last tower of the iconic riviera hotel and casino in las vegas is gone. this was demolished early this morning, the property closed last year after 60 hosting headliners like lib rach which i and dean martin. we're learning new details about a growing fire. a man has arrested a man on suspension of starting the fire.
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fire. check out this fire. a firefighter took it. what you're seeing is a fire tornado or fire whirl. it's a whirlwind made by fire. it usually happens in intense rising heat. looking at that with wildfires and flooding, it makes our 90s seem of our days in orange have been at normal. only four below. we don't have a lot of change in the near term, but in the long term, i think next week we might be able to pop up a few more blue squares. we don't have much rain to
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i'll stand over here so we don't see that. 90s long the coast. 94 in raleigh. factor in the humidity. it feels like 100 in the capital. 101 in roanoke rapids. even long the coast they have a heat index over 100 degrees. so everyone is out there cooking across the tar heel state, almost everyone. by 8:00 we'll drop down to 89. that will still feel as you leave for work and school on wednesday morning exactly where it's been, 74 degrees and the weather map is as exactly as it looks the past several days. it will not change much tomorrow. high pressure flexing its muscle keeping the rain away. that's going to start to change later this week, not tomorrow.
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closer, our rain chance also go up. we expect that to happen thursday and friday. friday might have a little better chance of rain but each day we'll have more scattered showers showers. it will not be as hot but i'm not ready to call it cool. it will not drastically change our weather this weekend. temperatures this weekend saturday and sunday will hold around 90 degrees with a few get to get more active in the tropics. we're still watching this cluster of shower and storms that the national hurricane center now says has a 90% chance of developing. they said it could become a depression sometime tomorrow. what are the computer models saying. we look at these. we don't look at the one single line. we look for the cluster and we look for the trend. as you can see, the cluster
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to the north and the open waters of the north atlantic. so that is good news for us. the f storms which this could become, fiona, we're very familiar with those. we're usually not familiar until september. remember fran and floyd, those are september storms and here it is the middle of august, meaning it's busier. that doesn't impact us. day in the mid-90s. that is the anticipated high. tomorrow a 20% chance of rain. we lower the temperature to 90 thursday and friday with 40% and 50%. we will lower it but still keep temperatures around 90. we get into monday, more of the same but tuesday, next tuesday
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with no rain thanks to a cold front. so our 3-degree guarantee not in the 80s, another day in the mid-90s. 95 was our high with another 100 from ours friends at allen kelly bring the monthly total to $1400. yesterday i said more than 50,000 people will be diagnose so protect your spe. make sure you get screened. you can check out cancer.org. we love being outside in the sun but the sun doesn't like our skin. coming up at 6:00 on cbs
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will want to find another route. >> this is the intersection of sage road. crews are working to get things fixed. they tell us they should be done by night fall. fighting cancer is a team effort. that's why teams are working together. >> they're working on a drug that shows promise and stopping cancer from pr supporting the research is named for a little girl who battled cancer for half her life. >> reporter: bella's biggest concern was always for others. while she didn't live to see the drug develop, just the possibility that it might work would make her so happy. when bella rodriguez torres was 4, she woke up one morning unable to move.
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cancer that spread through her body. bella defied doctor's predictions. she walked, she played. she helped other kids with cancer but her illness kept coming back. >> you reach a level of desperation when you realize your child will not survive. that's indescribable. >> reporter: her parents kept fighting creating the foundation battling childhood cancer and ultimately find a cure. it includes this possible treatment. >> we're able to essentially block movement of cancer cells metastasis. >> reporter: he heard about the research. >> i said the most pressure thing i have is bella's actual
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after six years of scouring the earth and testing the tumor against all types of substances, finely i heard the words it worked. >> every cancer cell has shown a response. >> reporter: including the cancer cell sarcoma that killed bella. >> oh, my god this worked, at the same time for my how did we not find this. >> reporter: so far, it's only been tested in petri dishes in miles. biomark is developing the drug to test in lung cancer patients. medicine not used in clinical trials could be used for children. the foundation will field requests from families.
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promise, as much acid' love to. every parent we would be able to supply. >> reporter: and they can't promise the drug will work in people at all. still for bella's dad it's hope. not for his daughter but those she loved. >> her friends were the other ones with cancer. i believe bella is with us helping us advance this o oar are the human trials are expected to begin by early next year. >> wow. bella is still helping people after her death. >> the live like bella foundation. fascinating how it can block cancer cells. i hope it works. >> thank you for joining us tonight. >> much more to come starting at 6:00. plus, wes will take a look at the forecast and tell us how
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about the crime lab. when i became attorney general, we discovered a backlog of more than 5,000 dna test kits and years worth of shoddy investigations. but what governor mccrory isn't telling you is that we cleared the backlog. we also solved over 2,000 crimes and put killers and rapists in prison from cold cases. we fixed the problems at the crime lab,
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north carolina news at 6 starts now. >> a half a million dollars missing from 30 homeowner associations. >> plus an effort to get key evidence thrown out. why chandler kania's attorneys said evidence should be thrown
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>> the big story remains the dangerous heat. >> temperatures in the 90s, the heat index near 100 degrees. wes hohenstein starts us off with the latest. >> purpose 90s in the sand hills. outside you can see many in the low to mid-90s. 96 in the capital. 90 91 in rocky mount. factor in that humidity. it still feels like 102 in clinton. 101 in south hill. even though it is incredibly humid. oddly enough we do not have showers or storms. so it's hot and dry and that's what we expect heading into tonight. as we go hour by hour, by 7:00 91. still going to feel like 95. still feels like 94.

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