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afghanistan. >>a mother faces several charges of child neglect after she never picked up her child at a bus stop. i'm sharon tazewell. >> and i'm beairshelle edme, in for sean maroney, who has the week off. we continue to follow the story in afghanistan where militants are attacking american university of afghanistan in kabul. >> witnes explosions and automatic gunfire. >> we checked in with several tribe bam universities. unc, duke and meredith said they had no connection with american university there. a raleigh mother faces four
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unsupervised. a bus driver noticed it and took the child to the bus garage. robert richardson joins us. >> reporter: good evening, beairshelle. it appears most of the buses for the night haven't seen drivers arriving but they have a policy that students in pre- k, kindergarten and 1st grade will not be let off sarai flores-lechuga did not get her child. the school system was unable to track down the child's mother and after several hours they called officers for help. >> we contact the police when it's necessary. obviously, what we want to do is first find the parent and make sure the child is placed in the care of the parents. >> reporter: police went to the
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year-old and 8-year-old and sarai flores-lechuga left them unsupervised for six hours. the children are currently in the custody of family members as well as child protective services. robert richardson reporting. two men dressed in all black with guns robbed students inside a residence hall early this morning. police are working inside. derrick lewis has the details about the build's security. >> reporter: sharon, right now i am in front of new rest where the robbery happened. to get inside this door you have to have a key card but some students say that is not the only way to get inside this building. student whose live here on
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in behind them. students have been sending out emails. >> this is becoming an issue here. they've been sending out emails every day telling us not to do it and they who close the door behind us. there are emergency doors you can't get in from the outside but if you go out, normally people will prop the door open. >> reporter: police say the men scarfs covering half of their faces. as of right now no arrests have been made. if you saw anything, you're asked to call university police. i'm derrick lewis. tonight there's quite a bit of activity in the tropics and one storm that could impact the u.s. eventually. chief meteorologist wes hohenstein is tracking the tropics. hi, wes. >> good evening. it is the end of august.
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usually busy in the atlantic. still tropical storm gaston, which did not get upgraded to a hurricane but that's still possible, this one staying more out to the atlantic. the national hurricane center flu the hurricane hunter aircraft into this cluster of storms but once again did not find enough to upgrade it to hermine and it did have tropical storm force winds, so it would go to hermine now just flirting on the edge of the caribbean. while things are busy, our weather remains calm. we'll heat up. i will tell you what the computer model is saying about this storm. a fayetteville man is in custody tonight more than two months after police say he fired a gun into a police car and the civilian car. officials with south carolina law enforcement division's
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shawn williams in lakeview without incident. it happened on june 11th on bragg boulevard. detectives with the fayetteville police department have charged a man in connection with a rape they say occurred in 2014. officers charged 27-year-old just thin lewis from fort bragg with first degree rape of a child and other charges and placed on a $900,000 bond. cumberland county detention center for indecent liberties with a child. a woman is bringing attention to human trafficking. a woman forced a teenager into prostitution. michael hyland is in fayetteville with a closer look at what's being done to help victims in these situations. >> reporter: we were here at the detention center.
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trafficking. she was arrested in hope county. the victim is 17. it's not clear what the relationship is between moore and the victim. authorities have been trying to be more aggressive about human trafficking in the last few years. he said he was surprised by how common it is and how the police and the sheriff's office have been working to combat it and we talked about the pressing need to find resources for them such as >> it's hard to identify what this looks like. i think that's part of the greatest challenge. >> what we're doing differently is the way the victims are treated and cared for now. that is somewhat of a new initiative. >> reporter: police are still investigating moore's case and said there could be another arrest. moore is due back in court next month. halifax deputies are searching for a third suspect in connection with a dog
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deputies say shavonte simmons and niqwan johnson turned themselves in. all three led to cruelty charges after a dogfighting ring was found at simmons residence. police want to warn you about a problem. there have been ins. officers recommend locking your car, no matter where you park it and removing valuables. even loose change can prompt a break-in. rdu just added a new officer to their security team. take a look. this is k9 officer rex. he is a 3-year-old german shepherd. you will see him checking out bags and customers.
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a neighborhood comes together following a tragic fire. >> coming up, how folks in clayton are helping a family displaced overnight. >> plus, the classic tail of skate borders. how the town i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. letterman:"has a line of clothing, now where were these made?" trump: "these were made, i don't know where they're made. but they were made someplace. but they're great. it's ties, shirts, cufflinks, everything sold at macy's and they're doing great.? letterman: ?where are the shirts made??
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101 -- downtown goldsboro is getting a face-lift. >> the city has had complaints about skateboarders. they may make a new city ordinance. one skateboarder we spoke to said they'll do their best to stick to the rules. >> will respect rules and not tear up things. >> we spoke to several business owners that have seen skateboarders oud it. a controversial change to a key part of unc's campus.
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i'm roy cooper, and you deserve the truth 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.
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residents of the clayton neighborhood not only got together to help a pregnant woman and her son from a fire -- >> reporter: the residents of the subdivision are wrapping this family in an embrace of warmth and caring after the fire destroyed th moser family had purchased. to look at these flames shot on home video by a neighbor it's hard to realize there's a house behind them. >> she said she heard the explosion but didn't put two and two together. >> reporter: she called 911 to report the break-in. the operator telling her to get out because neighbors reported it was ablaze.
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pregnant woman and her son out. >> she was in the back of the ambulance. >> reporter: the fire gutted their home, destroying everything, including the nursery the family had set up in anticipation of the october arrival of a new baby girl. >> with her having the baby, being four months pregnant, this must be horrific. >> reporter: that's why the neighbors are banding together. >> we have a group. we will put together a few things can't sit back and watch this family go through this. >> they lost everything. we're hoping to get donations. >> reporter: as for the cause of the fire. matt moser said investigators indicated to him that an electrical outlet in the garage caught the suv in the driveway on fire.
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classes at unc chapel hill. when they go to buy their textbooks on campus, they may notice changes. political reporter beau minnick joins us to explain why some of those changes are so controversial. >> reporter: a private company barnes & noble now manages the unc store. the store had been run by the university for 100 years. for some employees, the change year usually means lots of people on the go and long lines of students looking to buy their textbooks at the school bookstore. at unc chapel hill lauren burton has her textbooks and the senior know there is were some changes at the store. >> a larger company swooping in
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year the store is not run by unc. >> student affordability to their chores materials is first and foremost. >> reporter: in november the state employees association of north carolina and others rallied to oppose the privatization. >> there was nothing broken. the bookstore was running smoothly. it performed a wonder testimony function and it made money. >> reporter: cbs north carolina has learned some employees did leave with the change. >> it's a shame the university employees have put their heart and soul in their jobs and they weren't left with much. >> we made sure they were welcome. >> reporter: the agreement between the university and barnes & noble college is a 10- year, $30 million deal. unc said revenue at the store had declined since 2007 and the
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discount. >> i'm a fan. >> a lot of students took pride at it being a unc thing and not privatizing it. >> reporter: we did reach some of the employees who left by phone today. none wanted to speak on camera. some of the changes were a new cafe. you just told me we have three straight days of and back to the 90s. >> we could be going to the 70s. >> that would be nice to get a little cooler. >> our streak was three days in the 80s. so this morning 64 degrees. that's what hit you when you walked out the door and that's good, right? we've got one more of those tomorrow morning, 65 degrees as you leave for work and school before the humidity comes back. when it's higher humidity, it's warmer overnight temperatures.
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72 on saturday morning. so the fun is coming to an end. tonight is nice. it's dry. temperatures generally in the mid-80s. our streak of three days meant 87. 89 down in fayetteville. our dew point temperature, which was in the mid-50s at times started to sneak up to 60 today. as you know the higher that goes, the higher our humidity. indeed that number will go up over the next couple a few clouds. no rain in the forecast. 78 by 8:00. 77 by 10. as we continue hour by hour we tall -- fall to the low 70s. high pressure remains in control of most of the east coast keeping us dry and also helping to keep the temperatures down. as things start to shift around, our temperatures and humidity levels will shift around. as it moves east tomorrow our
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mugginess. temperatures into the low 90s. saturday the high shifts even more. temperatures jump up into the 93, 94 range. that will be our hottest day of the week. there's that cold front. i've been telling you it's not coming through. i'm sorry. that changes a little bit today. it's good and bad news. as we put the maps into motion, the front comes through. that's great, right? unfortunately, it comes through has the humidity behind it, not really going to make this in here. so we'll stay in the 90s. meanwhile, out in the tropics we're watching tropical storm gaston and we're waiting for this system to turn into a tropical storm. first, gaston. looks like it would stay a tropical storm and then rapidly intensify into a category 2
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not a concern. this one is something we're watching more closely. the hurricane hunter aircraft flew. they weren't out there very long. they didn't find an organized center of circulation and you need that to upgrade to a named system. they did find 45-mile-per-hour winds. so what about the computer models. let's talk about what the update s over the next 48 hours through the bahamas north of the caribbean. there's a consensus on. that the question is will it get upgrade. will that center of circulation develop. that's something we'll have to wait and see. after that, you see how the models fade out, that's telling us there's uncertainty. without that center of circulation we'll have to wait another day or two.
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we've got small rain chances and, again, guys, our hottest day 93 on saturday. tomorrow morning our last cool morning before the mugginess returns. >> you dave us the full forecast. i still don't like. it i want it to get back to the 80s. >> some day. then we'll complain about that. jeff jones and sports. >> football is state's team. they're all set except for the most important position on the field. we asked the coach how he picked the starting quarterback and he didn't like that question. coach jimmy williams always
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semester. who will play quarterback for nc state. either finley or mcclendon would start. we knew that but what we didn't know is how they would pick the starter. they have a plan but the plan is top secret. >> our quarterbacks are playing really well. i could give you the >> they will open against william and mary one week from tomorrow. while college teams are looking forward, high schools in our area are gearing up for week two. that includes west johnson with a big win last week. they scored 45 points and held their opponents to zero. this week feels different, though. this week is a rivalry game.
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there's only one word to sum up this rivalry -- nasty. >> it's definitely more nasty. when it's all said and done it ames friendly but for that 48 minutes, it's about has nasty -- as nasty as it can get. >> coach williams and the wildcats lost this game by just one point. the champions devils. it's a double header. duke, kansas, kentucky and michigan state will continue to take the court at least once a year and at least through 2019. all right. next up, this is what you get when you have too much time on your hands and hard headed athletes. this is the soccer team. 25 headers in a row.
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out. in the trash can and the crowd goes wild. >> i hope this comes after they had a win or a very great practice for them to have all of that energy and time. >> you don't come in after a bad practice or a loss. >> i wonder if they practice that. >> a little too good to be true. >> i wonder when we'll practice that. >> listen, i'm having an exceptionally good i can't risk that. >> hey, quickly, your where should you start when you're told you have cancer? start with a specialist. start where you'll find state-of-the-art
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> dubois: breaking news-- tornadoes in the heartland. twisters are reported in central indiana. we'll have the latest on damage. also tonight, a frantic search for survivors in central italy after an earthquake reduces resort towns to them children. parents accidentally leave young kid to die in hot cars. >> it just feels like your whole world is shut down. just knowing her last words were, "daddy." >> dubois: a tragedy but is it a crime? allegations that race is a

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