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hundreds of inmates were moved overnight. and breaking news, an amber alert issued for a difficult from northampton county. where she was last seen. and waking up to warm temperatures. mike moss will tell us how long the warming trend will last. good morning, everybody. good to have you with us. i'll bill leslie. >> and i'm renee chou. overnight, a partial evacuation of the correctional institution in wayne county. transferred out after the fire that lasted four hours. gilbert baez has more. gilbert? >> reporter: bill, the sun's up and it's quiet out here but that wasn't the case before as you meksed. there - - mentioned. there was a disturbance that
about a dozen buses or so were leaving the facility, part of several convoys that transported about 500 inmates to correctional facilities over the state. according to the department of safety, the disturbance was caused at 4:30 yesterday and it was brought under control four hours later. the inmates set two separate one inside the diagnostic building and the cause of the damage inside some of the sections of the facility, the inmates will be transported to several other prisons across the state. we are told there are still 300 prisoners here. the fbi was brought to calm the disturbance. and we are told that the public was never in jeopardy.
happened. >> gilbert baez, thank you, gilbert. 8 deadly wrong-way crash on i-40 just before 9:30, and we have learned that 40-year-old carlos martinez gonzalez was driving the wrong way on the westbound side of 440 and crashed into pareshkumar shah. gonzalez was not seriously injured but will face charges when he was released from wakemed. 25-year-old stone crabtree lost control overnight in moore county and ran into a tree. a person tried to pull him from the burning pickup, but crabtree died on scene. a man who died after a
been identified. investigatorssay jeremy bat son was killed after a struggle with a homeowner. he was armed and had a mask on when he encountered the homeowner. the homeowner is not expected to face charges. a north carolina teacher will be in court in lenoir county, charged with having an inappropriate sexual relationship with students. timothy bennett was arrested over the weekend. he was previously employed at south lenoir highway school. deputies are following up to determine if there are other victims. a bicyclist was died after he was hit by a car in apex. policesay that jason markley was struck by a car over the weekend.
driver will be charged. a visitation is planned for tomorrow and a family memorial service is planned for wednesday. now, a check of the weather with mike moss. thank you, renee. temperatures that are seasonably cool. and we have 50 in durham and 45 around henderson and rocky mount checking in at 50 degrees with the station in raleigh at 49 as we move towa a bit. 47 in sanford and not much in the way of cloud cover over the last 24 hours. we don't see much cloud cover this morning. a couple of thin, high clouds off the mountains every once in a while. we may see 1 or two of those and for the most part, bright blue skies going through the source of the day. we are about 49 in raleigh right now and looks like
to the normal high for this time of year, and later in the afternoon, we're topping out around 77 and maybe close to 80 around fayetteville. in the evening hours, clear skies in and temperatures falling off some and still fairly mild at 8:00 p.m. at 64. over to brian for an update on traffic. an accident on 540 westbound before aviation, big delays on the north side of raleigh. a lot of activity but they have opened the center lane so the left lane is blocked. traffic travel times are coming down a bit. let's zoom in and show what you the sensors are showing us, 68 minutes from capital to i-40 and now looking at 65 minutes. a little bit of easing up there before you get to aviation parkway, and between that accident and the
huge delays from capital boulevard. one option from wake forest into rtp use 98 out to sharon road and from there it turns into miami boulevard and head down into the park. that trip should take you 45 minutes as opposed to an hour and a half probably out of wake forest on to 540. over to durham, backups on the northbound side of durham freeway, and i-40 to mangum, 11 minutes and seeing congestion and sun glare delays, 15/501 to the durham interchange. the ride will take 15 minutes. might want to use an alternate. thank you, brian, and two weeks ago until a november election. the nominees are in a mad dash for votes. the latest poll numbers are out this morning, and the message that hillary clinton
to segregate african
american voters. "the snake" and others like it were drawn by state legislators as a partisan power grab. and justice bob edmunds? he wrote the decision supporting his party's discrimination. but federal judges rejected edmunds' opinion and said the power grab was all about race.
democrats wants to use to sway undecided voters. >> this is not like anybody else who has ever run for president who has demonstrated unequivocally that he is unfit to be commander-in-chief of the united states of america. >> reporter: president obama kept the same theme in his speech saying that donald trump does not have what it takes to do his b. talking about how the game's rigged. i gotta say, that means he's losing. >> reporter: trump didn't shy away or back down on his claims. he doubled down at a rally in naples, florida. >> they want me to take that back. let me tell you. it's a rigged system. we are going to drain the swamp of corruption in washington,
florida. >> i think it's rigged as far as the media making people believe that she's already won. >> reporter: trump needs undecided voters to believe that he can be the one to make real change. edward lawrence, nbc news, washington. donald trump has two more events in florida later today and hillary clinton will be in new hampshire for a rally. >> we want to know what issues matter the most to you as you head to the poll this is year? starting today, we hit the road to find out mind. bryan mims, our reporter, will be in a different town each day taking notes and talk with voters about what really matters in this election. join us for main street starting today at 5:30 on wral news. the efforts to clean out a migrant camp in france. where they are being support and where many are hoping to go
but pat mccrory seems more interested in giving tax cuts to millionaires. we rank 44th in spending per student. drop-out rates have gone up for the first time in 8 years. we're 41st in how much we pay our teachers. there is a textbook shortage. and pat mccrory has cut 3,000 teaching assistants from the early grades. he may have given tax cuts to millionaires, but pat mccrory is shortchanging our schools. narrator: it's all connected. richard burr wrote a plan to privatize medicare, . and
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when i saw the attacks on roy
cooper about the crime lab, those ads are not true. i'm a survivor of sexual assault. it was mr. cooper who supported me when we went to the state legislature to get more funding for rape kits. and even after he fixed the problems in the crime lab, he's been there for me time after time ever since. it's hard for a crime victim to speak out. but roy cooper is a good man.
the song is called weather friend" as we look tack at the state fair. the ferris wheel is still up and some other attractions. that's take-down day. or take-down week. >> i do not want to be called a fair weather friend. >> you are as loyal as they come, bill. >> but fair weather this year and no really uncomfortable temperatures instead the midlands last week when it got
have out there. take a look at the skycam in wilson, and you can see the deep blue skies, and bright sunshine. most of us will see that throughout the day, 1 or two fair weather cirrus clouds, but a lot of us not seeing those. here is what we have at the raleigh/durham airport, 49 degrees and a west southwest wind at 7 miles per hour and a pressure of 30.12" and that's rising with high pressure to the south and west, and we have 50 at the roxboro airport. 50 in rocky mount and 52 for goldsboro and fayetteville and 51 in southern pines. erwin, checking out at 48 this morning. our temperatures are up a good bit compared to the same time yesterday morning, and they were a bigger difference between this morning and yesterday, a few hours ago. yesterday morning, there were pockets of frost out and about. we are not seeing that to start the day. that may be the case by the
morning. here's a look at the satellite and radar. not a lot to see and no cloud cover to speak of yesterday. this morning, a bit of upper- level moisture from the west and forming into high cirrus clouds as the air comes over the mountains and gets lifted a bit. we may see 1 or two of those once in a while. otherwise, dominated by high pressure to the southwest. western alabama and eastern mississippi, it stretches across the southeastern u.s. and front is making its way this direction. not an active one. there is an upper level disturbance moving in and there are clouds with a few showers associated with that. the rest of the front, not a lot of cloud cover this morning. we'll be watching that. ahead of the front and north of this high, a southwesterly flow during the night leaving us with warmer temperatures today,
will be moving southeast. and in the morning, it will be south of us on the south side of the front and a cooler air mass. and the temperatures will drop off 8 to 10 degrees today and tomorrow. a look at the futurecast. as we talked about with the front, it's coming in from the north and you can barely make it out in terms of clouds. by the time we get to tomorrow morning, the front has moved south of us. not much in the way of cloud cover and a change of direction and air mass that will leave them less humid. and even on wednesday, a lot of sunshine heading through the course of the day with disturbed weather north and west with a trough thursday and thursday night. a few sprinkles and showers around that time. we'll be close to 70 degrees by lunchtime, near the normal high
by 3:00, 4:00, up to 77, and mainly clear and 64 by the time we get to 8:00 p.m. later tonight, 44 for the low and a high of 65 on tap for tomorrow and then looking at a high of 65 on wednesday as well after lows in the upper 30s and low 40s. warmer for thursday and thursday fright, a passing sprinkle or shower, and it looks dry friday, heading into the weekend. back to you. thank you, mike. to sleep campaign for infant sleep safety was successful. >> it led to a decline of sudden infant sleep deaths, but 3700 babies still die during their sleep each year in the u.s. >> erica edwards has the latest on the attempt to reduce sids and sleep-related deaths. >> reporter: you are looking at one of the most dangerous places for a baby to sleep.
i would never want a baby to sleep, it would be on a couch or a sofa. >> reporter: they can become trapped in cushions or underneath an adult who rolls over on them. the american academy of pediatrics is emphasizing the dangers of soft bedding. room share category reduce the risk of sids by half and now recommend that babies sleep a crib or bassinet in the parentacy bedroom up to age 1. the only thing that should be in the baby bed is the baby. the guidelines include a recommendation for skin to skin contact just afterbirth. >> we know that skin to skin helps with breast feeding and breast feeding is protective. >> reporter: after mom and baby get into a good breast
recommended to give babies pacifiers while they sleep. they have been shown to reduce the risk of sleep-related death. erica edwards, nbc news. and avoiding drinking and smoking and drug abuse is recommended for healthy babies. this morning, the first of helpings migrants in france so they can apply for asylum. the camp where they were staying will be shut down and destroyed. in the latest stage of the operation to retake mosul, shelling began early this morning. over the last week, iraqi and kurdish forces have been battling isis in mostly uninhabited towns and villages in mosul. the operation involves more
kurdish forces, sunni tribal fighters and shi'ite militias. that therein roadside bombs road -- there has been roadside bombs and snipers. and the secretary of defense ash carter is meeting with the military comman get the latest information and said that the u.s. is ready to support the fight. the human rights watch group is calling for an investigation during the islamic assault on kirkuk on friday. the explosion struck a women's section of a shi'ite mosque in a nearby town. residents believe it was an airstrike because of the damage
overhead. famed 1960s aunt-war activist tom hayden has died. he made headlines with his racial -- excuse me, radical activism and his marriages to jane fonda and trip to vietnam during the vietnam war. he won election to the state assembly and state senate in california. he was 76. we should get an update today on the tour bus crash in skilled 13 people and injured dozens more. the holiday tour bus rear ended a semi truck. the bus was wedged 15 feet into the trailer and mangled metals and bus seats were tossed around the highway. >> most of the victims were unrestrained and therefore flown true the air and ended up sustaining facial trauma. >> in almost 35 years i have
there were 13 confirmed fatal injuries. it's tough for all of us. >> the cause of the crash is unknown. state and federal investigators are continuing to look for the cause. former pennsylvania attorney general will learn today whether she will go to prison, convicted of leaking information from a grand jury investigation to embarrass a political arrival and then lied about it. her attorn probation or house arrest so she can raise her son. and a manhunt is under way in oklahoma city after two officers were shot last night responding to a shots fired call at an rv park. police arrested one person but are looking for michael vance who stole a police car and carjacked a woman's vehicle. the officers are expected to be okay. hurricane aid is reaching more and more counties.
is opening for victims of hurricane matthew. i've seen what can happen as the result of hate. my son matt was murdered he was befriended by two men in a bar who pretended to be gay. they offered him a ride home, and when he was in their car, they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president,
in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, uhh, i don't remember. he's a mexican. i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and i wouldn't... words have an influence. violence causes pain. hate can rip us apart. i know what can happen as the result of hate, and donald trump should never be our president. priorities usa action
it's 8:26. i'm renee chou. we have big backups because of a crash. brian? a real mess on 540 westbound before you get to aviation parkway. the left lane and median are blocked. just want to slow down considerably and scoot over into the far right lane. the delay around capital boulevard and continue out to the airport. 75 minutes to make the trip from capital to i-40.
from wake forest, take sharon road which becomes miami boulevard and we have police activity on the right shoulder of u.s. 1 at walnut. the a.m.er with alert issued for a 12-year-old girl in northampton county has been canceled. officialssay that zahreiah and an investigation under way into what caused a disturbance at the neuse correctional facility in goldsboro. we are in for a pleasant monday, mike? we will have sunshine and comfortably mild temperatures. most in the upper 40s and lower firsts.
f0 . coming up on 8:30. good morning, everybody. raleigh police need help locating a 62-year-old man. >> joe carver is the subject of a silver alert, about 5'6" and weighs 150 pounds and was last seen on east lane street in raleigh in a dark blue suit jacket and beige pants. he needs daily medication he does not have with him and foul play is not disappearance. fall 911 --call 911 if you see him. governor mccrory will be in princeville where nearly a quarter of the town's 2000 residents have been allowed to return home after hurricane matthew over the weekend. the town manager hopes that the rest can return in a few days. this comes one day after an update on the recovery effort following the storm.
chief of staff will head up the task force group to help storm victims. a new disaster recovery center is opening in lenoir county today. those who suffer losses and damages from hurricane matthew will learn more about state and federal assistance available to them. it will be in the nova building on capital street in more than 11,000 victims received food stamp cards over the weekend in the 18 counties declared disaster areas. the benefit cards were issued on saturday to individuals who do not currently receive food stamps. the application period open until wednesday. current recipientss will automatically get the benefits. robeson county schools will
the power is back on and air quality tests are being conducted at each school. clean up is underway. as you know, many of the schools became shelters during and after hurricane matthew. over the weekend, bus drivers were asked to assess their bus routes with more than 100 roads damaged or blocked because of the hurricane, and lumberton, the city itself is under water advisory. early voting continues today and north carolina is a priority for both candidates with personal visits. more than 1000 people gathered to hear hillary clinton appear in raleigh along with "mothers of the movement" including mothers who lost children to gun violence, in some cases at
early and did not shy away from discussing republican rival donald trump. >> i stood next to donald trump in three debates for four and a half hours. i think that proves i have the stamina to be president and commander-in-chief. >> reporter: clint open talked about cutting the cost of college education and will return to north carolina on thursday and campaign with michelle obama in winston, donald trump and mike pence will be in flashing this week. pence in salisbury and greensboro today and trump in kinston on wednesday. he will spend today traveling through florida where he was yesterday and spoke in naples about what he calls a rigged leak and talked about
being deported. a flash mob took over downtown raleigh over the weekend. nearly 200 people took part in a pantsuits for hillary dance to encourage people to vote in the election. hillary clinton typically wears pantsuits. girlfriends actively support progressing or gasp, were behind the movement. it was inspired pantsuit power dance in new york city. the group spent one week rehearsing. a lot of sunshine for that performance and more today? that's right. plentiy on tap -- plenty on tap for today and tomorrow and wednesday, and let's take a look at the temperatures. first, a look at the bright sky on the tall tower cam, blue skies and a few high clouds on
52 in hillsboro, and carthage, 51 and 52 for holly springs and cooler in smithfield with 46. if you are out for a walk or a run early today, upper 40s and low 50s for the next hour or two. after that, we'll be warming up quickly, a seasonably cool start and later on, above normal for temperatures. looks like we'll range from mid- 50s up to the virginia line this afternoon to near 80 south and sunshine and fair weather clouds with a dry cold front late today and tonight. on tuesday and wednesday, it will leave us with cooler temperatures and highs in the mid-60s and upper 30s for lows on wednesday morning. bill? mike, we have know update for a story we first reported a few minutes ago, good news. 62-year-old joe carver was
silver alert. glad to hear mr. carver is okay. we are learning more on the physical toll kids are suffering in sports. >> fresh concerns about young football players who take hits to the head. and a popular store is trying to create a new black friday tradition. it's called "the snake:" a long, skinny congressional district drawn along i-85 to segregate african american voters. as a partisan power grab. and justice bob edmunds? he wrote the decision supporting his party's discrimination. but federal judges rejected edmunds' opinion and said the power grab was
all about race.
say that the public health crises is not over. joining us to tell us about a new report, "hiv, the longview," women's health expert and registered nurse, beth detagli and kelsey louie. good morning, and thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having us. >> reporter: pronunciation -- could you give me your last -- >> reporter: oh, i'm sorry. >> no problem. that's batalino. >> reporter: i like to try and get the names right. how did this all come about, "the longview" in could -- and could you tell us about that? >> sure. it's a forward-looking report that tells us what we need to
we want to shift the conversation to talk about hiv in addition to or in combination with it being a long-term chronic condition. >> reporter: how is the outlook for people living with hiv changed in the past 35 years? >> over the past 35 years, the outlook has certainly changed. hiv is no longer a death sentence and people are living longer especially with the progress we have made medication and prevention tools. that's one of the things that the report tested out, the need to take into account the fact that people are living longer. >> reporter: and we understand that the coalition has five recommended actions necessary to help lower the infection rate. can you fill us in on that? >> sure. stigma, eliminating stigma. so many people are still
sexual health and behavior, so making sure we educate on the insurance of having the conversation with health care providers. the one size fits all approach, and we know so many groups are infected with hiv and understanding what the populations are and making sure that education and resources in schools are appropriate for those different populations such as transgender women, african-americans, latino. and data, so important to better inform us on the hiv patient and lead us to more improvement treatment, education, and empowerment. if you're at risk, understanding prevention and with you are hiv positive, living a higher quality life and making sure you have the
that's right. you can see the flags blowing in roxboro and you can make out a wisp of high clouds. we don't expect a lot but one or two patchy clouds especially in the southern part of the state. and on the digital skycam view, solar farm 5, a bright start to the day and the pine trees in the distance all lit up. we expect the sunshine to be powering the solar panels through th the temperatures in central north carolina locally, 49 at durham and a couple degrees cooler in moncure and 49 at the station in raleigh and buck horn, 50, and 52 in fayetteville and goldsboro and 49 in erwin and 51 at south hill, virginia and 52 around roxboro. we take a look at the satellite and radar over the last 24 hours and you are don't see a lot of cloud cover.
high, cirrus clouds generated coming over the mountains, very thin, one or two of them farther east over the next couple hours but not a lot of that thanks to high pressure generally in control. there is the upper level moisture flowing across the southeast and overall, high pressure in control and a weak cold front to the north and northwest in terms of moisture and cloud cover, and that will pass through late today and tonight and bring us in the meantime, the upper level futurecast. the flow in the upper atmospheres with the white lines with the upper level area, swirling over eastern canada, and a wide trough over the atlantic ocean. the warmest readings have been pushed off to the southeast by the front that came through over the weekend.
through northern care -- carolina today and tomorrow, and wednesday, a cold start to the day on wednesday, and by wednesday afternoon, we're looking at an upper level trough over the nation's mid section that will be coming towards the mississippi valley area on wednesday. ahead of a trough like that, you tend to have rising motion and more moisture and the potential for shower activity and we think that will be approaching north carolina on thursday. it of rain, later thursday in the day, a 20 to 25% chance and as the trough crosses the area thursday night into early friday, we may have a 30 or 35% chance of rain. by the time we get to friday, the trough axis is along the coast. so the lift and moisture will be out over atlantic and likely to have a dry friday. as we head into saturday, warm coming in ahead of the next weak trough to the north and west.
but sunshine and blue sky and maybe a wisp or two of cirrus clouds, 70 by lunchtime and 64 at 8:00 p.m. and late tonight accident 44 and tomorrow's high, 65. on wednesday, a low of 39. that's below normal, 46 is the normal low and we have been as cold as 27 back in 1962 on that day. 72 on thursday with more clouds and maybe showers in spots thursday night and then saturday. over to brian for a look at traffic. we have been following this accident 540 westbound at aviation parkway for most of the morning and it's still out there. a look at the live camera, and you can see where the left lane is blocked with the d.o.t. truck and it looks like police are out there, working to get the accident cleared up, mostly cleared up, but big, big delays on the north side of raleigh. there's a look at the live
540, delays at aviation. 73 minutes from capital to i- 40. the best alternate route from wake forest to rtp is 98 westbound. take sharon and hang a left and it turns into miami boulevard, and you can save a lot of time, cutting the trip in half taking the alternate elsewhere because of the delays on 540 westbound, you are likely seeing ramp delays on the interchanges including falls of neuse and creedmoor road and leesville and glenwood avenue interchange as they try and get the traffic moving again. be patient as you head through the area, and an accident on
to garner. >> thank you, brian. a state senate seat is on the ballot and we asked the candidates to let us know where they stand on the top issues. >> deborah ross talk about what she would do if elected. >> reporter: my name is deborah ross, and and i would like your vote to be the next u.s. senator. the economic security of every for me. for our seniors, that means making sure social security and medicare are there for them so they can retire with dignity. we need to make sure that our children have access to high- quality education and job training without crushing student loan debt. as your u.s. senator, the safety and security of our families will continue to be my highest priority. i'll be steadfast on taking on
national security. finally, washington might be working for the special interests but it's not working for north carolina. i know what it takes to clean up washington and i'll always put you first. >> to see all position statements by the candidates, go to wral.com and search vote. gas prices are finally falling after a 2-month spike. according to the lundberg report, the national average dropped nearly 4 cents in the past few weeks, the first pr drop since august. officials expect it to change very little until after the november 30th opec meeting. outdoor retailer rei will once again close the stores on black friday and pay the employees. this follows a successful opt outside movement last year, encouraging americans to spend the day outdoors and re-connect
last year, 1.4 million people pledged to opt outside. and the retailer hopes to double the number last year. youth football players who take repeated blows to the head may show brain changes even if they never show a concussion. the study was with 25 football players between 8 and 13 years old. after one season of play, the players with the most hits to the head showed changes in brain white matter. the players concussion signs or symptom. experts said that the changes could resolve but more studies are needed. a new survey reveals mixed messages with electronic cigarettes. about half of the users said they do not realize it was exposing toxins to children and
their home. tyler perry's "boo, a madea halloween" opened at number 1, and in second place, "jack reacher, never go back" starring tom cruise brought in $23 million it opened better than the first jack reacher in 2012. that movie opened with $15 million. the horror film, "ouija" took 4th spot. and no place like the smithsonian for an iconic piece of movie magic, helping to preserve the ruby slippers from the wizard of oz. thanksto more than 5300 supporters in 41 countries, it is smithsonian raised $300,000 through kickstarter to save the slippers that whisked dorothy
540 westbound has been a mess all morning long. they have re-opened the left lane but we still have activity in the median and you should scoot over to the center lane if you can. the delays, it will take a long time to get the residual delays worked out. 74 minutes to make the trip from capital to i-40. brian thank you, and raleigh police say that a man will wrong way crash for a deadly accident on i-4040 at capital. carlos martinez gonzalez was driving the wrong way, and crashed into a car carrying 59- year-old pareshkumar shah. martinez gonzales was not injured. a pretty day, mike.
to mid-50s. we have 55 in roxboro and 53 around the clinton area and 55 degrees in fayetteville. as we head through the course of the day we'll reach 70 by lunchtime and our highs at 3:00, 4:00, 70s to near 80. sleep-related infant deaths have dropped significantly in the new campaign. at noon, we'll have the latest on reducing and other sleep-related infant there is no limit to what every student in north carolina can learn and achieve. not when we're 44th in per student funding. we should not ask for more money from you. he gave tax breaks to those at the top while raising taxes 67 ways on the middle class. it's time to polish up our brand and once more say, "come check out north carolina." hb2 trashed our brand...
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