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three girls gets ready to face a judge today. >> today, north carolina's candidates for governor will take the same stage to lay out their vision for the future. i'm lena tillett. >> i'm bill leslie. police are investigating a shooting that sent someone to the hospital. mikaya thurman is at the location of north allen road. what is happening now? >> reporter: wake forest police department has been on the i'll step out of the way to give you a live look at what is happening right now. they are still focusing the investigation on the hope house which is on the 300 block of north allen and nelson avenue. you can see where they focused their attention which is on evidence markers that have accumulated on north allen. you can see a number of them clustered together usually marking some sort of shell casing or some sort of evidence
their attention to. at this time, we understand that once police arrive here on the scene around 1:30 a.m., they found one man had been shot. his injuries are unknown but he was taken to wake med. we are still working to identify who that person is and wake forest police department is asking anyone with information to please come forward. any detail can help them at this point in the we have new information about a late night shooting in holly springs. they are calling it an accidental shooting. police say officers went to village walk drive. there was a female victim in the parking lot. a man was also present at the scene. the female we understand was treated by ems and immediately
gunshot wound. two bombings targeted police stations in turkey. they blame at tax on the kurdistan workers party or pkk. a man accused of abducting three girls has a court appearance in durham today. police say he went to an apartment on monday where three girls left with him. they were later found unharmed. he was also served with a warrant charging him with the abduction of a 13-year-old girl in johnston county last year. we are trying to learn more about a shooting at a party in fayetteville that sent a woman to the hospital. it happened at a home on nugget court just before 8:30 last night. she was taken to cape fear medical center and is in fair condition. a man arrested following
three daughters remains in jail this morning. debon toone was charged in the death of garlette howard and her three children. tope is expected to be brought back to north carolina tomorrow. -- toone is expected to be brought back to north carolina tomorrow. detectives look into the possibility that the victims might have been killed several days before the bodies were found. unc fans can save so moy on concessis this school year. the athletics department and concessions provider aramark are lowering prices pryces -- prices on items like hot dogs, candy, popcorn. officials hope this will encourage more people to come to the event. the changes aren't for every stadium. these changes affect venues
prices do not apply to football or basketball games. >> really? sorry. fur that is not a surprise. >> it is certainly unsentive to get to the other -- incentive to get to another venues. >> let's take a look at what is going on. we take a shot over downtown raleigh. traffic is moving along fine. not troying to steal brian's thunder by any means. can you see there is no weather. 74 in cary. 76 in erwin. 78 in rocky mount.
already nearly 90. we do have a better chance of scattered storms. the temperatures will heat up and we'll have a few storms that roll through that cool down some folks. some of the storms may produce some heavy rain and localized flooding. that pattern continues all the way through the weekend. we are still looking at the potential for some cooler weather by early next week. in the meantime, brian does have some traffic to talk about. >> it looks like we have another rotten morning shaping up o cary. we have a crash that was blocking the left lane of the northbound side of u.s. 1 at cary parkway. they have moved it over to the median but we are still seeing some pretty significant slowdowns. let's take a look at the live commute map this morning, zoom into the area. you can see the delays begin right around the highway 55 change. then it starts to real eye ease up as you head on into west raleigh. -- really ease up as you head on into west raleigh.
traffic on 55 leaving holly springs heading up to the interchange. consider using holly springs road up to tryon road, maybe kildare farm road. we'll let you know how the travel times are shaping up over the next little while. we have a right around hammond road backing up traffic this in the fortify work zone. a crash reported on western boulevard at farm gate road. traffic slowing down on 440 westbound between new bern avenue heading around towards lake boone trail. allow some extra time through there. also 540 westbound, a little slow this morning between the falls of neuse road interchange
expert tips. wral's smart shopperay prosser is here to tell us all about it. good morning. >> good morning. how are you? >> very well. looking forward to the tips that will save me a little bit more money. >> and you are new to the area so we got to get you all knowledgeable about the stores. there are lots of ways to do that. so let's talk about this. >> the shredded cheese deal this week. >> this week, it is so cheap for you. we havgr we have fan taft ingrocery deals this week. one of my all-time favorite deals, every time harris teeter offer this is promo is shredded cheese. by two, get three free. that is a stock-up price. can you find grapes 79 cents a found at aldi in a two pound bag. food lion, only 69 cents a
those are great in the slow cooker now. throw them in your crock pot and they are delicious. >> grapes are always really expensive. so tell me what is your favorite freebie this week? >> do you brush your teeth? >> i better. >> i betyou do. >> that smile says yes. >> the good news is can you can score free colgate toothpaste at walgreen's using a combination of a ends up being free. >> tell us about your coupon class. i knee lena needs to go. >> we'll do your intervention here. we have got some free classes. people always love it when i use the word free. they are coming up in wilson. only an hour and a half class but i will fill it chock-full with information on how to cut your grocery bills in half. i would love to see you guys
site. >> any other classes in the raleigh area? >> we do have a class here at wral in october and then we have another class in dunn coming up. i'm still adding classes to the fall calendar. if you head to smart shopper blog at wral, i have a list of those classes plus you can find the contact information for registering for those tree, did i mention free, classes in wilson and that area on august 25th. >> i think she has her ph.d. in saving us money. >> ph.d. in free. >> was it free too? >> no. >> all right. for more smart shopping tips from fay who is wonderful, go to wral.com and search smart shopper or look under the consumer tab. thank you so much. >> thank you. going the distance to help the victims of flooding in southern louisiana. >> how a local business owner
cool kind of mood recently. i'm liking it. >> throwback thursday. it is still hot out there this morning tmplet will be hot again this afternoon -- it will be hot again this afternoon. our high temperature in the triangle is 97. we'll head over to wilson first and take a look at what is happening there. there is our wilson skycam. lots of pretty sunshine over wilson this morning. pretty quiet over there now. i imagine maybe a little busier out there in front of the courthouse with people coming and going. our dew point is way up at 74. in rocky mount and wilson, it is 78 now. 79 in goldsboro and fayetteville. by the time we wrap up the newscast at 9:00 being we'll
80s. -- at 9:00, we'll see some of the spots some the 80s. we do have a cold front that is coming but it will be fairly weak by the time it gets here. we are watching it dump a lot of rain through the mississippi valley. there have been a couple of vingles with this as some cloud cover is moving in from the west. don't be surprised if there is a tiny stray shower that you run none of that should be heavy. after lunchtime, into the evening, we'll have scattered afternoon thunderstorms. even then, it is not likely to be this massive line of rain that moves through. we are just talking about scattered storms, our typical summer-like pattern which we haven't seen lately because it has been dry. here is 4:00. the bulk of the storms will be from the triangle area southward but we couldn't rule it out anywhere. we get that pattern started and
sunday. about a 40% chance of rain each day from now through the weekend. but those storms are not likely to really get cranked up until much later in the afternoon. the heat index will not be nearly what it was the last several days but it will still feel like upper 90s to about 100. yesterday, it was feeling more like 103, 104 to 107, 108, just really oppressive. still, it will feel this afternoon. we won't be quite in the same danger zone that we were yesterday. 94 today. 92 friday. we keep seeing temperatures stepping down. our highs will still be above normal through saturday and sunday. we have the chance of scattered storms. about a 40% chance on saturday and 30 on sunday. that front come through late sunday into early monday. that is when we start to see some relief. the front coming through today was supposed to deliver some cooler temperatures but it just got too weak before it got here.
continues to stay strong. the computer models are pretty excited about this bringing us cooler air and drier too. so lower humidity. it should feel really nice. that 84 on tuesday is a bit below normal. 88 is normal. 103 is the record set back in 2002. the morning low will be in the low to mid-60s. that will feel great. back to you. >> thank you. security jay johnson will get a firsthand look at all the flooding in louisiana. he will visit the devastated baton rouge area and meet with state an local officials. he will also review ongoing response an recovery efforts in the affected zones. -- and recovery efforts in the affected zones. 6, 6,000 people remain in shelter. the blue cut fire out in california continues to burn thousands of acres in the southern part of the state.
25,000 be aer since it started tuesday morning. that is 40 choir miles burning east of l.a. -- 25,000 acres. the fire we understand this morning is zero percent contained. donald trump will be back in north carolina today trying to sway voters. hillary clinton plans to show she will be tough on crime and stands with police officers at an event in new york. edward lawrence reports. >> reporter: donald trump hit the campaign reset button again. he shuffled the people at the top of his campaign because of struggling poll numbers. outside trump tower in new
urged trump top stick to the issues. >> th advice i would give him is to be authentic because that is what americans appreciate. we see in hillary clinton what happens what you are inauthentic. >> reporter: that is what trump dp last night in an interview with fox news. he hit hillary clinton on her policies in iraq. >> president obama and hillary clinton, the way they got out was absolutely insane . it will be talked about for many, many year formation of isis. >> he can hire and fire anybody he wants from his campaign. they can make him read new words from a teleprompter. but he is still the same man who insults gold star families. >> reporter: clinton hopes to continue the momentum she has in recent polls and take advantage of trump's
>> wral will be at the as a result convention center for trump's rally today. republican governor pat mccrory is running for re- election against democratic knowledge knee attorney general roy cooper. they are both -- nominee attorney general roy cooper. they are both speaking today. you can watch live reports and hear the speeches beginning at 8:30 this morning. a jewish political outreach group and the naacp are launching a new initiative in raleigh today to protect voting rights. north carolina's controversial 2013 voter id law has thrown the state into the national spotlight. last month, a federal appeals court ruled that the id
voting changes were passed with racially discriminatory intent. governor mccrory has asked the scream court to issue a stay on overturning the law. the kickoff today for the national voter participation and protection campaign is at 7:00. the state gop is lobbying for limiting early voting hours and closing polling places on sunday. the state gop director dallas woodhouse made the plea in an e- mail this week. he also called for elimination of polling places on college campuses. bob hall with democracy nc calls woodhouse's e-mail totally irresponsible inform a statement to wral, woodhouse defended his position, writing the county board members are an independent body and we have the right to lobby them as much as anybody else for republican positions. that is a quote. new information is coming in about the group of american olympic swimmers at the center of an armed robbery
their claims. >> plus, an american pastime is one step closer to becoming entrenched in the all american city of fayetteville 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. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
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. that tax breaks should be going to the middle class. and raise your hand if you agree
top stories. let us begin with traffic troubles in cary. indeed, we are look at delays on u.s. 1 northbound because of an accident around car jury parkway. we still have the left lane blocked. -- around cary parkway. as we take a look at the sensor readings, you can seat backups begin around highway 55 in apex t looks like the travel times themselves may be easing up just a little bit here in the
a delay-free trip would be six or seven minutes so double the usual time. you can consider an alternate route if can you pick up u.s. 1 from cary parkway. should be in god shape. police investigating a shooting this morning. say a man was shut on north allen road about 1:30 and taken to wake med. anyone with information on this should call police. are working to remove lead from an elementary school. a study found traces of lead at oden elementary. no students or staff or nope to have elevated levels of lead in their blood but there will be free blood testing at the school on september 12th. a hot one today, elizabeth, but not as hot as yesterday. >> we'll knock it down university a few degrees. it probably won't be enough to notice a huge difference but we are heading in the right direction.
sky briefly with a little sprinkle. later this afternoon, a chance of real thunderstorms coming through and producing heavy rain. not everybody sees those. just those afternoon scattered storms. 79 right now
in fayetteville and goldsboro. 72 in roxboro. we warm into the mid-90s today. 92 friday. 90 on saturday.
new developments in the bizarre turn of events in a robbery investigation in rio involving four american olympic swimmers. >> three of the swimmers who say they were robbed in rio are still in brazil this morning amid questions about their claims. new overnight, we learned they will not be allowed it leave the country until they testify about the robbery. two of those swimmers, jack conger and gunnar bentz were pulled detained. they were later released. the u.s. olympic committee says the athletes will speak with local authorities today. the fourth swimmer with them that night, ryan lochte, is already back in the u.s. he said he and his teammates were robbed at gunpoint it in a taxi by men posing as police as they returned from the athletes village from a pert. so far, police have found little evidence to support
provide key details. another key day of track and field and volleyball at the olympics. yesterday, history was made in the women's 100-meter hurdles. the usa swept all three medals in that event. the united states continues to own the leader board with 93 olympians michael phelps and katie ledecky are officially back in the u.s. phelps appear his fiancee and baby flew. the medals were packed up and did he not have much to say to reporters other than he is focused on getting back to his family life.
olympian of all time. >> how are you? >> it was a little more eventful for katie ledecky when she arrived at dulles international. she was swarmed by fans and the media. the 19-year-old proudly wore her medals while posing for pictures and signing autographs. she says her focus shifts starting school. kouren thomas was shot to death earlier this morning. a fund raiser from 5:00 to 9:00 at the mcdonald of false of neuse road and spring forest road. the restaurant will donate half of of the proceeds to his family. we should get a better insight into the chaos that ensued saturday during a shots fired call. police are expected to release hundreds of 911 calls about the
weekend. people said they thought they heard gunshots but police found no evidence of shots fired inside the mall. a group in cumberland county opposed to the atlantic coast pipeline holds a news conference later this morning. duke energy and dominion resources have plans to build a $5 billion natural gas pipeline through eastern north carolina. the line would span roughly 550 miles. reside for their quality of life. >> the dot will provide an update on plans to replace a pair of bridges in downtown raleigh. crews will replace the bridges that take capital boulevard over wade avenue. there is a meeting at the fred fletcher park borden building on clay street. transportation officials will object hand to discuss the final design and effect on traffic during construction. work is supposed to start next month. millions of dollars will
of jobs in north carolina. the state was awarded $667 million in tax credits and bonds. it will build affordable apartments in 37 counties including seven projects in wake county, two in cumberland and one in orange county. development is also expected to create more than 13,000 jobs. funds were approved by the north carolina federal tax reform allocation committee. call it a win for minor league baseball in >> there will be a minor league team in fayetteville for 30 years. >> the city council and officials with the houston after the roses signed a memorandum p understanding. that makes the intention to brick a minor league team fayetteville official.
city leaders and the astros will work towards a more definitive greet. durham officials launched this travel inspiration blog featuring photos, restaurants, shopping guides and upment cog events including durham bulls games and shows at the durham performing arts hope the blog will be a platform to show off all the great things happening. >> i love the idea. >> a little difficult. bull voyage. >> it sounds like a great idea. >> it does. it is pretty over there in durham right now. >> so many great restaurants in durham. >> there are. you know, i need on get over there more often. we were over there last weekend
of fun. we were over at the dpac enjoying a lovely concert. let's take a look at our durham skycams. pretty over there with a mix of sun and clouds. we are looking across the american tobacco complex towards the lucky strike tower. and our temperatures are certainly warm. it is muggy this morning. 78 in garner. 74 in wake forest. 79 in hope mills. if you are heading out for your morning run or just getting the dog out if a walk, you kn for a walk, you know, it is warm and muggy. we won't be saying that every day next week. i won't go so far as to say you will need a jacket but i'll leave that up to you when you and up seeing what the forecast is for early next week. we'll do that coming up in the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> thank you. cleaning your grill is important and the way you do it could be very dangerous. >> still ahead, 5 on your side's monica laliberte explains the danger of grill
grills are working overtime this year and so are the brush used to clean them. every year, people end up in the emergency room after monica laliberte has alternatives. cleaning up after summer grilling can be dangerous. wire grill brushes can leave bristles behind on the great which can easily stick to food and be swallowed. it has happened to a lot of people including robert russo. >> this felt like somebody shot me in the gut. i never experienced something hike this. i digested the wire, it got to my lower intestine and pierced
methods to see what works. a$130 gillantibiotic uses brash, stainless or nylon brushes. it does a good job on the surface about does not reach within the greats. you still need to watch with loose bristles that may come off. another option, a simple ball of aluminum file. techts showed it did a good job on a warm grill. just be sure to protect your hands from the heat of grill. some grilling win sites say a sheet of aluminum foil on grill will loosen debris. but this is extremely dangerous and grill manufacturers advise against it. this tool, the $16 u.n. secretary general kofi annan at this double helix from drush been tech is made of twisted medal springs. -- from bush-tech. just some options to consider
with bristles. monica laliberte, wral tv 5 on your side. >> another option, after using a brush, run an onion over the grill to grab any bristle that may have come off. for deeper cleaning, consumer reports recommend as a liquid grill cleaner and abrasive pads. you will find more information on wral.com. look for 5 on your side. >> an onion? >> that sound pretty cool. a nice cheap way of cleaning things up. npr is pulling the plug on theico npr's managing editor says the decision was made because npr's audience is more engaged on social media. they get about 19,000 comments on the site every month -- actually in july. that was compared to more than 5 million on twitter. comments will be disabled beginning tuesday, the 23rd. reuters, popular science and the week it all ended online commenting as well. a cheaper version of the
arthritis treatment could be available two years early. a federal judge ruled a key patent for the drug invalid. that means pfizer plans to begin selling a cheaper version of the drug in october. johnson & johnson plans to appeal the ruling. the united states and could you be arrest teaming up to fight zika and other health issues. the u.s. is interested in learning more about how cuba responds to medical emergencies like the zika outbreak. the delegation will travel to the island in october finalize the details. researchers call this a huge opportunity. at lines comes just about a year after the u.s. flag was raised in front of the u.s. embassy in havana. an idea to get kids moving has hit a roadblock. coming up, why mcdonald's is pulling a new toy out of happy meals. >> one smoke monday go player reveals how you could catch
the beatles from 1966. that was the a side and it hit number one on the charts. >> you didn't just know that off the too much your head. >> i looked it up. >> i was going to say. >> i was going to give him the benefit of the doubt i don't at least i could remember when it came out. >> i don't remember when it came out. i do know it. >> that's good. >> i've heard it.
>> what a pretty shot in rio. >> i know. >> they've had sort of the same kind of weather we've had. it is winter down there and they had temperatures earlier this week in the 90s and yesterday, nearly 90. they are finally starting to see a little butt of a cooldown. only a few days of the olympics left. we'll get into our cooldown it looks like maybe monday and tuesday next week. counting on the front late in the weekend to help us out with that. keep it tuned here. we'll keep watching that fronted. th we were hoping would cool things down and that one just wimped out on us. our tall tower camera showing a mix of sun and cloud cover right now. it is warm and sticky out there. the temperature at the airport way southwest wind at six miles per hour and the dew point is up at 74. the higher the dew point is, the stickier it feels. 72 in henderson. 77 in roanoke rapids.
80 in clinton. 79 in fayetteville. you can see the ban is not that impressive looking. but it will slip into north carolina. it should fire up some thunderstorms giving us the best chance of storms we've had in more than a week or so. we've had the high pressure system from the atlantic nosing in and really keeping most of our thunderstorms from being able to so we do have that chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. i'm not promising that everybody will see them. it is about a 40% chance of storms. but any storms that develop will produce some blustery winds as well as heavy rain. so some folks may and up with some problems. if you remember a couple weeks ago, we were in the same pattern where we had heavy rainfall in one spot.
ashout in durham. 6:00 p.m. on friday w scattered afternoon storms. it is that time of year when a lot of folks are heading out for outdoor events in the evening and you want to keep your eye out so can you check wral.com at any time to look at the dual doppler 5000 radar. can you check with greg and mike in the evening before you head out the door and you can download our weather ap the latest weather information. i don't necessarily think that fiona is coming our way but it is really too early to make that call. we take a look at the latest advisories. max wind at 45 miles per hour. no change from what we saw in the 5:00 a.m. advisory. we don't get a new track until 11:00 a.m. we'll show you that during our noon newscast on fox other because we have the olympics on. is it going to start to turn up into the atlantic sore is it
towards the united states. the computer models are split on where it will head. our high temperatures stay in the low to mid-90s all the way through the weekend. we won't get a break from the heat and humidity any time soon. but finally, by late sunday into early monday, we have the front that comes through and it will be a little cooler and less humid behind that front. the morning lows will get in on the act also. look at that. wednesday more than, 60 degrees. that will feel cool. our normal boy, we've been seeing that for a number of days. we've been seeing almost record warm morning lows. that changes next week. looking forward to that. the charlotte hornets are make a change to the arena. instead of the time warner cable arena, it will be named spectrum center. time warner cable emergencied with charter and spectrum is the brand name for charter's tv
the washington monument is closed again today because of more issues with its elevator. a national park spokesman says the latest service interruption happened yesterday morning when a cable broke loose from the car. one employee was on board but was not hurt. crews will make repairs today. the monument closed over the weekend and for nearly a week in july because of elevator problems. j. k. roweling has another supply for harry after a very busy year. she completed a series of books about hogwarts. it will be released september 6th through roweling's pottermore web site. this comes just before the november release of her film, fantastic beasts and where to find them. mcdonald's says it will stop putting activity trackers in happy meals because they
have been a few reports of skin irritations but they are fully investigating the issue. the activity tracker bands, which look like watches, blink slowly or quickly depending on a child's activity. mcdonald's has been trying to shed a bad image about fitness by tweaking its happy meals to include fruit among other things siemplet new york man has accomplished every pokemon trainer's dream to catch them collected all pokemon in the popular smart phone game pokemon go. he says he spent an average of eight hours a day in the game walking an average of seven miles a day. the feat required some international travel to find regional exclusive pokemon that can't be found in america. several travel agencies and hotels offered to sponsor him so he could catch the foreign pokemon. he offered some friendly advice
gets off work in the evening and he goes out with his girlfriend and they poke around the city looking for pokemon. >> all night long. >> i guess they congratulate him. good for him. >> if he was so excited to, sure. >> it make him happy. >> he is get something exercise. >> he is. several miles a day. everybody loves adele, right? >> sure. >> yesterday, she had to postpone a concert in phoenix because she had a cold and look instagram. no make-up. this is just who she is. i think that is what people like about her. >> she does look like they doesn't feel good. poor thing. bless her heart. she says she will rescheduled and she is explaining that she just want sound very good if she had gone on with the concert. our friend, kian. a carter, who used to be a produce are. she got her hair all done up and she was ready to have fun
good if she didn't sound good. >> i like the transparency. i like adele. >> that is good stuff. >> i think she made the right decision not to do the super bowl. >> i hope we can talk her into doing it. >> with the exception of beyonce, can you think of a -- i sort of think of the super bowl as being on the downhillside of your career. i think you're kind of done it seems to me. >> i don't know. i was disappointed with the way they treated chris martin fan. he doesn't have the big dance show guy. i feel like adele probably looked at that. >> she is so power. i don't see how anybody could eclipse her. >> they would have to cancel the super bowl show. look at what a reddit user posted on wednesday night shevntaid her cousin got her mommy privileges provoked for the night. it says mommy don't come read
an thomas. the 20-year-old -- kouren thomas. chad copley is charged with murder. the restaurant will donate half of the proceeds to the family. a little bit cooler today and a chance of storms. >> that chance of storms should help to keep our temperatures down but it will be a while before they develop. so we should still warm up into the low to mid-90s this afternoon. it will knock things down a touch from yesterday but it won't be a big change. isn't it beaut hill right now. that is the colonial theater and some blue sky above it. 80degrees in erwin. already 81 in clinton. we'll see a high of 94 in the triangle. some of these could produce some heavy rain. 92 on friday. some earlier delays on u.s. 1 northbound starting to clear up after that accident blockade lane around cary parkway. all lanes are open now and what
apex should start to ease up over the next little while. give it another 30 minutes an we should be in pretty good shape. also look out for a crash on carolina pines avenue at south soppeds -- saunders street, just south of i-40. a new report says thyroid cancer is on the rise. find out why many people may want to skip surgery. >> that is our next update is in 25
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