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live from the cleveland's news center, we're getting answers for you, cleveland 19 news starts now. good afternoon. a state of emergency has been declared in north carolina. this after a second night of violent protests over the fatal shooting of a black man by a black officer. four officers suffered non-life-threatening injuries and one person is on life or civilian. we're going to have more on that in just a few minutes. but here at home, you know, it's supposed to be the start of fall, but it feels like summer out there. meteorologist jon loufman has been tracking the weather here at home. >> an incredible start. 72 is our average high. wait until you see the current temperature. here's doppler radar, take a look at the temperatures, well max has nothing on it, i just wanted to show you simply because we are so precipitation-free it's not even
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typical high of 72. where will we go as we make our way through? well, we'll go up to 86 by 4:00 in the afternoon and then start to slide back through the 70s during the nighttime hours. on lake erie, what a great day to be on the lake. a beautiful start to fall as waves of two feet or less will be accompanied by winds that are out of the southwest and very light. the water temperature is 73. what is ahead for the first full day of fall? and the next seven? changes and i'll have them for you, coming up in just a few. >> all right, jon thank you so much. well, officers from 19 states, including canada, have made their way to pay respects to fallen state trooper kenneth velez. >> today, he will be laid to rest, those who want to pay their respects to velez can line the streets. harry boomer is live with more on that. harry? >> that is right, brian and tia.
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active center at lorain county community college where lots of people gathered today to say their final farewells. this is where hundreds gathered to pay respect and to say their goodbyes to fallen state trooper kenneth velez. he was struck and killed last week while conducting traffic enforcement on i-90 near mckinley and lakewood. he worked out of the cleveland post, over 500 law enforcement canada, along with hundreds of locals filled the fieldhouse here today. they just wanted to be here for a man who was always there for his colleagues and his community. cleveland police officer vincent montague was among them. >> i'm here to show my respect to the fallen officer who died in the line of duty. >> this always hits police departments hard when one of your own falls in the line of duty. talk a little bit about that. >> yes, it definitely hits hard
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and support an officer who dies in the line of duty because it's very sad for us as a police family and the family of the officer. >> all right. the funeral of course for state trooper kenneth velez happening today, he was a man, a father of three, and a state trooper, held in high regard in life, and now in death. folks, we're going to hear from more of the peo at the fieldhouse in my live report at 4:00. live from lorain county community college, harry boomer, cleveland 19. >> thank you so much harry. we are getting answers about a tragic accident at the tower where a 2-year-old boy fell to his death from the 11th floor. investigators believe he climbed to a window and pushed through the screen sometime after he was put to bed. residents at the apartment building found the boy on a parking deck at around midnight. well, this story went viral locally on facebook yesterday.
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grandmother for overdosing in her parked car with her 8-month-old grandson in the back seat. the child was not harmed. the woman was revived. tonight, there will be a town hall meeting on the heroin epidemic that is just gripping our area. it starts at 6:00 and goes until 8:00 at the grand room at lorain county community college. and yet another story illustrating how serious the heroin problem is in this country. this woman overdosed next to her child in the middle o dollar star in massachusetts. and you see the little toddler there in the video pulling on the mom, that child is now safe but police do man to charge the mother with child endangerment. the little girl is now in protective custody. well, the man found dead at rocky river scenic park in lakewood has been i.d.-ed as a 56-year-old from lakewood. foul play is not suspected. investigators believed he
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his body was found along the dock near the emerald necklace marina. north carolina's governor called in the national guard and declared a state of emergency after a second night of violence in charlotte. one person in the crowd was shot, the riot stemmed from the fatal police shooting of a black man. kenneth craig has the latest from charlotte, north carolina. >> reporter: the vehicle was idling. >> he's got his hands there >> reporter: his hands were up and he was walking. >> this guy is still walking. >> reporter: tulsa police said he failed to obey officers' commands and tried to reach inside his vehicle. the 40-year-old father of four was tased by one officer and then shot by another. >> this is clearly a case of excessive force. >> reporter: in an attempt to refute the police department's reason for deadly force, an attorney said in large still images, the driver's side window was up.
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the car if the window is up and there is blood on the glass? >> reporter: according to kotv, the cbs affiliate, a police sergeant said officers found a vial of p.c.p. inside crutcher's vehicle along with his wallet and schoolbooks. scott wood who was representing an officer said she pulled the trigger in fear for her life. >> it went from hey, man is this your car all the way up to literally screaming at him to stop what he >> reporter: while the department of justice has opened a civil rights investigation over allegations of excessive force, officer shelby is on paid administrative leave. [ chanting ] >> reporter: protesters at police headquarters said the policing was alarming. >> my soul hurts. my soul hurts! that's why i'm here. justice. it's not right. >> police officers were not wearing body cameras the day of the shooting.
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receive nearly $600,000 in federal grants earmarked for body cameras last year, but the department still does not have them. cbs news, tulsa, oklahoma. well, the officer who shot scott was not wearing a camera, but three other officers at the scene were. lakewood's city school superintendent has told us that none of the tips they have received have panned out in connection to a threat written in a bathroom stall. three students were arrested this investigate, but they don't believe at this point the threats are credible. they are asking parents to watch social media for threatening messages. all right, the magic number is down to five after last night's win over the kansas city royals. corey kluber struck out nine batters last night. he has a chance to become the tribe's first 20-game winner since cliff lee did it all the way back in '08. clutch hits from jose ramirez
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continue to produce. helped the tribe roll on to a 5-4 victory. >> i know browns fans this isn't what you want to hear, but more bad news for the browns. the injures continue to pile up. corey coleman broke his hand yesterday in practice. this just days after he caught five passes for 104 yards in a loss to the ravens sunday. the injury will not require surgery, but he will be out of action between four and six long weeks. >> ano can they get a break for crying out loud? on update on the josh gordon drama from yesterday. he was in court yesterday afternoon and did finally take that dna test. yesterday we told you a warrant was issued for his arrest for failing to comply with a court order to take a paternity test. the court has withdrawn that warrant so he will not be arrested and we're told by the nfl that this situation will not affect his playing status. well, coming up right here
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the interbelt bridge is finally set to open after a very long wait. we'll tell you about the big changes to traffic patterns. more problems for blue bell. after the break find out what's sparking another recall for the ice cream maker that's seen a lot of trouble. then a possible explanation for the split. was there a big problem that caused angelina to file for divorce? we answer those questions coming
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live from cleveland's news
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news. welcome back, it's a moment so many of us have been waiting for, the reopening of the interbelt bridge. next week will be the first full week with both bridges open in years. laura demaria got a sneak peek at what you can expect to see when you drive across the new bridge for the very first time. >> reporter: up goes the downtown sign, the sealant is drying, and down comes the side deck. it's going to be a big change and don't expect all five lanes to be open both directions but starting sunday a all eastbound traffic moves onto the brand-new bridge. but don't blink as you drive across it either because you might miss it. >> honestly, you better be paying attention because you might not notice you're on the new bridge. it's going to be a smooth transition. >> as we drive down this center lane of the highway, the interbelt bridge i want to show you just how massive this bridge truly is. it's five lanes all the way
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when you think about perspective here it's actually the width of just about the length baseline to baseline of a full basketball court. it is so much larger than it seems when you're down on the ground or even when you're just driving over it as a motorist. >> reporter: have you ever wondered why the eastbound bridge is just a smidge taller than the westbound bridge? i figured it was a mistake but totally on purpose. >> allows you to see the view of the vote from both bridges nicely. >> reporter: over the next month you'll still see the progress as crews aim towards having five lanes open each direction by the end of october. laura demaria, cleveland 19. >> keep in mind crews have to close the bridge to open it so tomorrow night both directions close at 7:00 and reopen sunday at 11:00 a.m. if you're coming downtown to the saturday indians game, you'll opt for the alternate route. we have been reporting to you about k-mart deciding to close more than 60 locations.
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location. their liquidation sale begins tonight. menner will close in december meaning around 100 people are going to lose their jobs unfortunately right before the holidays. there is some good news for those that are looking for a job before the holidays. crocker park is holding a job fair today from 4:00 to 7:00. more than 200 positions up for grabs. many of the companies will conduct on site interviews so bring a resume, references, the job fair will be held in the new right behind the gap. blue bell ice cream is issuing yet another recall over listeria concerns. the recall is for the chocolate chip cookie doe and two step flavors. cookie dough from a third party supplier could contain listeria. last year, there was another listeria outbreak. well, it has been 30 years since old marte mcfly wore self-tying nike sneakers.
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hit shelves in less than a week. nike showed off the concept back in march. now, we know more details about how the hyperadept sneakers. the company says they will be rechargeable and light weight, rechargeable. details about the costs and availability of the shoe have not been released. could this be why angelina jolie filed for divorce? pitt is under investigation lapd for child abuse. their sources say pit was verbally abusive. well, coming up next, on cleveland 19 news, fighting fires is a dangerous job, especially from the air. coming up next, we take you inside one of those fire fighting planes. what a way to start a new season. but fall-like temperatures are in the seven-day forecast.
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red flag warnings continue across california. fighting fires on the ground is risky. yesterday, one firefighter was
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their water truck overturned. so air support is critical this can. chris martinez takes us on board the aircraft california firefighters use when crews are desperate to stop massive fires. >> reporter: firefighters battling california's largest wildfires call this their big gun. >> when you're up there trying to save lives and property, it's pretty intense. >> reporter: r.k. is the pilot of a dc10 passenger aircraft that's been transformed int powerful weapon against flames. >> somebody that was very, very smart, way smarter than me decided let's put three tanks on a dc10. >> reporter: together those tanks carry more than 11,000 gallons of fire retardant, about nine times more than any other plane in the fleet. all three tanks can be rapidly filled. >> 12 to 15 minutes.
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payload, but how it's flown, making fighter style turns, just 250 beat above the ground. >> you don't expect that out of an aircraft like this. >> no. we fly this in some amazingly tight spaced. >> reporter: spaces firefighters often can't reach from the ground. without that air support. >> we would see a lot bigger fires. a lot more rapid growth, consuming more ground resources. >> reporter: he knows how critical his job is. >> people on the ground relying on us doing it right. that's right there. >> reporter: that thought is top of mind he says every time he makes a drop. chris martinez, cbs news, sacramento. >> well, that dc10 air tanker is not exclusive to fighting fires in the western united states. had his plane has helped battle fires as far away as australia. it's been dry around here
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to give you three views of the region. this one from first alert doppler max where there is not even a drop let alone a cloud in the sky from this view as you can see, and the city is bright with sunshine and blue skies, a few clouds skirting by from time to time will be purely decorative, the stuff from the northwest is falling apart rapidly and will continue tore at least through the day. temperatures will climb into the mid-80s, 3:00 p.m. we're at 86, by 9:00 we're at 75 and we head through a night that carries us into the 60s. remember the 72 degrees at 11:00 p.m., that is our average high for this the first day of fall. temperatures include an 83 at cleveland, 81 at akron, 82 at new philly, pretty uniform air over us from the upper 70s to
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sandusky at 88 and no surprise there, they often see warmer temperatures in the southwest wind along the lakeshore. mainly sunny, start to fall, 86 here. akron, canton, share in the same story with a cornucopia of sunshine and 85. thinking about heading down to see the magic number, by the way, is five now, the indians dethrone the royals, 79 degrees and early autumn beauty for the boys of summer in baseball. let's hope they can pull this off. 63 tonight, cleveland. 62 tonight, akron canton pleasantly mild in each location, 83 tomorrow as clouds will be on the increase and a weak front comes towards us, it will be a cool front and that will bring the prospect of a stray shower on saturday. as we head down to 74, more seasonable degrees. we head into sunday with 76, clouds and sun will mix then, 81, 78 on monday and tuesday.
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another chance of a few showers coming through with the next system as we top at 74. still above average through most of the next seven days as we welcome autumn. >> hard to believe that is fall. >> yeah. >> it doesn't feel like it. >> beautiful night at the ballpark for you. >> yes, it was.
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picture this. you're sitting your child down for something to eat and you give them a piece of fruit, a banana in this case. >> and the next thing you hear is a loud scream. that's what happened to this mom in virginia. she says her son screamed, you see it after a few moments of eating a banana, the reason? he found a spider right in the middle of the fruit. >> oh, my goodness. kids never eating bananas again. the type of spider is uar this could have been a whole lot worse. >> this is a happy story. a photo of this 89-year-old popsicle vendor went viral online which sparked compassion that led to a very successful go fund me account. this is in chicago yesterday. he received a check for more than $380,000. the money was gathered by complete strangers to help the man and his wife. they were forced to go back to work after their adult daughter who had been supporting them
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>> jeez. >> i mean, that's some nice people. >> people are good hearted. this is a great country. >> that's nice to see. >> it really is. and nobody who's 89 should have to go back to work. good for them. all right, we are going to enjoy a day that is a lot like midsummer. do you know what our midsummer average high temperature is? it's 83. today, we're headed to 86. 83 tomorrow as clouds will be on the increase, a front comes through that knocks us down to 74 on shower can't be ruled out. sun and clouds mixing, and then on monday and tuesday as well, 61 and 78 on monday and tuesday. it is not impossible that we could get a sprinkle out of the clouds on monday and tuesday, as well. a few showers are much more of a possibility on wednesday as we top at 74. it's going to be kind of a windy transition kind of a day, but we'll be on top of it all and keep you apprised h hour-by-hou,
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the young and the restless is up
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i carried a rifle in iraq and afghanistan, so we wouldn't have to worry about terrorists using them here. but now rob portman's blocking common sense laws to stop terrorists and criminals from getting guns. senator portman said no to background checks on all purchases. even voted to allow people on the terrorism watch list to buy guns. senator portman, i fought to keep america safe...
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>> neil: you're resigning? >> ashley: you can't be serious, jack. >> jack: oh, i assure you, i am. the abbott-winters foundation will hereafter be known as the winters foundation. i wish you all the best, neil. >> neil: i don't want your best wishes. i want you to stay on as my partner, jack. >> lily: this foundation has meant so much to people. >> devon: wouldn't be the same without you, jack. time. i get that. but to go all scorched-earth on us -- it's not necessary. >> jack: suppose we let me decide that. >> ashley: jackie. >> jack: listen... i've lost my faith in the cause. i no longer believe in the mission. redemption, second chances -- i don't believe in it, thanks in no small part to my brother here, whose entire life i have tried to help. but it turns out he's an incurable addict -- a lost cause in every sense of the word, and i'm not gonna waste my time on him or anyone

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