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right now, president-elect donald trump reacts to calls for recount in three states. where he is alleging voter fraud. elections says it needs before he can move forward in the gubernatorial race. a cloudy day but rain will be on the way. elizabeth will tell us when we will need umbrellas. thank you for joining us. i am renee chou. i am bill leslie. it is good to have you with us. a glorious sunrise. what do they say, read in the
delighted about rain. >> it won't happen today though. if it is anything it is late today and a sparkle. we're talking about tuesday and wednesday. it may pull you. it is gorgeous. it is fairly great today but the rain is not coming just yet. pulled up that this morning. 33 durham, 31 carey. town by town, 28 boxborough, and a couple spots in the upper 20s. everybody else in the low to mid 30s. patchy frost in some spots. i did not have to scrape my windchill this morning. 35 at 8 am. 53 at lunchtime and 60 the high which is close to normal but do expect grace guys. when you wake up tomorrow morning to rain showers with us in the morning commute so it may be messing with the delays. we're not seeing that today. but you will see as you head out the door. >> an accident that troopers
delays backing up coming in from that direction. it will be to the northwest of downtown. that is the only major incident we're working this morning. i-40 and harrison avenue has nice traffic in both directions. volume delays coming in and out of johnston county on the clayton bypass stacking up. 40 on 17 minutes from johnson county. a little farther to the, 40 lake buhler road moving smoothly in both directions. nine minutes to cross the south side of raleigh from 440. towards us 1. checking in -- let me reset the cameras.
you may have a little frost on the windshield in some spots. a few extra minutes to go out to the car this morning. today we will find out if wisconsin can finish its recount before the electoral college deadline. >> the green party is challenging results in three states and the cl president-elect donald trump calls at all a scam.>> reporter: the green party is requesting recounts in wisconsin, michigan, and pennsylvania. >> this is not about helping one guys and hurting another guy. this is about providing a system that we can provide. >> trump is denouncing the effort alleging voter fraud in states hillary clinton won, claiming without proof that he won the popular vote because millions voted illegally.
raising scam and the green party denies that. >> this is a total distraction and a fraud and something they should drop. >> clintons campaign lawyer said they found evidence of hacking. they are not behind the recount but will participate. there is dissension inside the trump transition. over possibly appointing matt romney >> people feel betrayed to think that governor romney would be given the most significant cabinet post, we don't even know if you voted for president-elect donald trump. >> after castro's death there questions about whether trump will embrace or reverse president obama's revenue relationship with cuba. in north carolina, the state board of elections has scheduled a meeting for thursday on the governor's appeal for a recount. that is only if durham election officials turn in a legal order
november 18. copies of evidence heard during the hearing. durham denied a request for an appeal. state election officials called an emergency teleconference on the issue sunday evening. north carolina governor pat mccrory wants the board to force a recount in durham county. the state board will certify statewide results for all other races in a public meeting tomorrow. state naacp said protest for north carolina governor pat mccrory are an attempt to overrule the will of the rockland sheriff's chief william barbera will address that issue during a march today. the rally will kick off at 5 pm at the state capital. wake county has full teacher is headed to court. devon ladd again is a student at athens high. they believe he had sex with a former female student and he was a teacher at west henderson high school and the girl was a student at that's will.
a homicide investigation underway after a man found shot dead inside a hotel room this after at the crossland economy studios on highway 52 last night. they have not released the victim's name or possible suspects. >> statesville police are looking for the person involved in a deadly shooting at a wendy's. this happened at the wendy's on raeford road. brandon ratliff virginia was killed. two other men were injured but they were not seriously hurt. police have yet to say what led to the shooting but they believe the shooter knew the victims and that the victims were targeted. raleigh police investigating a deadly motorcycle crash. this is near western boulevard and south wayland avenue last night. one person died. the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved. police have not said what may have caused the crash. students and staff central university of -- at center
she is the first woman chancellor of the school. the university is working on details about a vigil and memorial service in celebration of her life. family, friends and students are remembering saunders life in different ways and many taking to social media. this was posted by the nccu. hash tag for ever saunders strong, condolences to chancellor deb -- debra saunders-white's family. nine days of mourning declared across cuba. >> thousands of cubans pay tribute to fidel castro today. a better picture of the toll from the two month long battle this morning.
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as we look live, a scene from havana. thousands of cubans expected to gather in the streets to pay tribute to fidel castro who died friday at the age of 90. >> his remains will be brought to have anna's revolution positive today in preparation for a mass public ceremony tomorrow. jay gray reports.>> reporter: hidden along this narrow street in old havana, inside this modest home, roger reflects on a new cuba without fidel castro.
has two basis. one clear and one dark. >> he's lived here almost as long as castor was in power. following for the most part the same routine every day. while the country he loves is changed around him. change that was necessary according to him. he says in casters later years his leadership strayed from problems at home on the international standing of the island nation. >> now with raul in power he has renewed hope.>> when that happened i saw the salvation of the cuban revolution. >> a revolution sparked a demand. to cubans fidel castro is an indispensable being. >> remember with nine days of official morning and with a
dedicated to that party, despite pressure from the us and others. the cube meant does cuban government to change. >> we will perfect social economic system. we will do socialism with new philosophies. new philosophies, deeply rooted. in their past. as so many in this country now look for a new direction there are nine days of official morning a funeral for jay gray, nbc news. storm 7:12 am. major progress being reported in syria. the latest on the battle to free aleppo. >> firefighters make headway
>> it's hard to get motivated because it was a long weekend. we are about to kick off a busy season. i was back there checking out the calendar and thinking oh my goodness, i will have to have it written out in front of my face for the next few weeks. wilson skycam is looking nice. it is gray. you may see hints of sunshine here and there. clouds we will see this morning are-clouds and later this afternoon we will see those clouds 36 at the airport. we are seeing temperatures freezing up a touch. temperatures in the low to mid 30s. it is still 32 in south hill, 32 roxborough. 28 there last hour. upswing now now that the sun is that. time by town, 30 in smithville, 28 sanford, and southern pines. this week we were even talking
looking ahead it looks like this week we may have some significant rain. one of the unfortunate things that happened is some computer models started to back off on the amount of rain. we are hoping in some places to get up to an inch but it will probably be like a quarter to half an inch. let's talk about the timing. very little rain. this afternoon potential for sprinkle. tomorrow in the morning, it makes for a messy commute. plan on that. start thinking about extra time for the commute tomorrow. wednesday during the day, 40% chance but overnight a 70% chance. in line of thunderstorms comes through. late wednesday and early thursday, maybe lingering precipitation. for the most part over by thursday. new cloud cover streaming in from the ahead of this band of rain. coming across the mississippi valley.
pushed eastward during the day. showers in the mountains by this evening which they are happy about. the rain arrives tomorrow. over for the most part by lunch time with the exception of patchy light rain or drizzle. overnight tuesday night another wave comes on up at the golf and reduces thunderstorms in the mornings in the mountains and in the evenings for us. some of the storms may produce gusty winds. it may linger into the early morning hours. 60 today and 70 for tuesday. 73 wednesday. it will be gray and we start tuesday with a chance of rain. wednesday 73. best chance of rain is late in the day. we do have a marginal risk for severe weather. be watching out for that. thursday, temperatures drop back down a little bit. partly cloudy and we are
lighting on thursday. tune in starting at the 5:00 newscast. the lights go on at 6:15 pm and the weather should be set for that. on friday we have american tobacco complex lighting. a lots of holiday events. highs in the low 50s. it looks like a fairly quiet morning. >> we have a few incidences showing up at 20 minutes after 7:00. taking a life commute map, an accident road before you get to davis drive. no major delays but we are seeing an accident there. also sell side of hillsborough of highway 86. an accident has been showing up in yellow on the map. south side of hillsborough proper. otherwise things are moving along smoothly. we have some volume delays. this is mostly typical here and 40 at the clayton bypass. traffic moving inbound with the
some delays there but it clears up quickly towards sausage road and we're seeing mainly volume related delays on 40. this is roughly at gorman street. we are starting to see some slowdowns across the south side. there is the westbound lane starting to slow down. once you get to 40 park, it is fairly decent. we are starting to see delays reflected in the drive times. 42 coming out of johnson county. 440 split, 11 minutes. segment six minutes -- six minutes from wade avenue. doctors in the main hospital treating victims from the battle for mosul saying they are overflowing with
center is seeing 100 to 150 patients a day. he says the site does not have enough beds in the er. the pre-mosul islamic state attempts is now the second month. progress has slowed as they try to a voice -- avoid civilian casualties. >> also overnight, troops are making the move on rebel in aleppo and capturing neighborhoods and buildings. russians defense ministry says 100 rebels laid down weapons today and exited it the suburbs. troops push the levels of al qaeda out. this is described as a team -- as a neighborhood of aleppo. the operation is backed by thousands of shiite muslim fighters from lebanon, iraq and iran. airstrike in syria on a
attack israeli forces. airstrike targeted and abandoned building. yesterday islamic state militants opened fire at an israeli patrol on the israeli side of the golden heights. aircraft quickly responded killing four militants and in a shine -- machine mounted vehicle. a man behind a violent rampage in violent died in a shoot out. he has not been identified but shot a woman and threw her out of a car killing her. he shot and injured another person and ran over to people including a 17-year-old emergency medical trainee. the suspect fired at deputies when they demanded he show his hands. he was captured and died while on the way to the hospital. police in new orleans say the victims of a shooting sunday morning were all
arguing and shooting each other on sunday in the french quarter. the man was killed and nine others were hurt. four victims still hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. investigators are looking for suspects in the shooting but other men were arrested at the scene on gun charges. one of the suspects was among those injured.>> been charged with criminal homicide after a junior firefighter died of a gunshot wound inside a pennsylvania fire department. this happened at the redstone township near pittsburgh. officials say the victim was a 16-year-old who was a sophomore at a local high school. officials have not released the victim's name. the sessa backed is being held without bond. rebuilding trust after officer involved shooting. >> that is the goal of a meeting that will happen in a durham neighborhood today. to show support in a local community for refugees from
good morning. i am bill leslie. top stories now. the state board elections has scheduled a hearing on tuesday on mccoury's appeal on the recount of the boat. only if officials turn in details from the hearing when the appeal was denied. >> the state naacp said the protest from north carolina governor pat mccrory are an attempt to overrule the people.
says he plans to address the issue during a march today at the capital. the rally is expected to kick off at 5 pm. weather today is cloudy. could be a harbinger of rain to come tomorrow. >> it may look threatening that we are not likely to see much late in the day. the bulk of the rain comes tuesday morning and then wednesday evening. the clouds are with us this morning. making for a nice-looking sunris downtown raleigh. the colors are fading right now. 48 southern pines. 32 south hill. temperatures in the mid-30s. upper 20s right now. temperatures this afternoon at 60 and 70 tuesday. 73 wednesday. >> volume delays building across southeast raleigh out of johnson county. 40 clayton bypass. we see the end of it there.
sausage road. things loosen up a little bit but not quite full speed there. 18 minutes from johnson county towards 440 split. a little farther towards the west, 40 at lake wheeler road. slowdowns here at no accidents. these are adding another eight minutes per are --. a toddler missing in dunn. who police believe may have
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coming up on 7:30 am. a neighborhood in durham, to rebuild trust between residents and police. >> this is mcdougall terrace where there was an officer involved shooting that left one man dead last week. emmy victor is live outside durham police headquarters with why leaders say this conversation is necessary.>> reporter: this meeting is to strengthen relationships between those who live in mcdougall terrace and police. leaders are worried could diminish because of last week's shooting. frank clark is a man that was shot and killed last week in the officer involved shooting. the durham police department has not yet released what
because a rising crime. the incident has brought up frustration for many residents and questioning whether they can trust police. the durham housing authority and the durham police will lead this conversation in hopes to bring up spirits. the meeting starts at 6 pm inside the recreational center at mcdougall terrace. they can voice concerns and put suggestions on how to continue that relationship. emmy victor live. we all are here. that is a message during a refugees -- refugees dinner in chapel hill. chur with a restaurant for the event. it was to foster discussions about stigmas and stereotypes. the dinner was largely in response to the stance president-elect trump has taken on the topic. trump said during the to campaign he would suspend immigration from syria and libya. the people at this event want the opposite.>> in this country
let's make that question okay. as long as we can believe that as long as we feel we all belong. >> hundreds of syrian refugees are in north carolina. we are told to expect more in the future. police and dunn continue their search for a two-year-old girl who was kidnapped from jetta caldwell reported missing from the truck stop on i-95 saturday night. the child's father devonte a caldwell said he was traveling to baltimore. he went inside the truck stop leaving his daughter and girlfriend in the car. >> i came back outside of the gas station and the car was gone. she threw my luggage out. >> i think it was out of white. she did it before. but this time it was not good because she locked me out of my
said the child could be with mazza dixon who was driving a dark silver 2016 dodge journey suv. no amber alert issued so far. if you have any information call done police. police containing some of the biggest wildfires in the mountains of north carolina and at last check, five out of 11 fires were listed as more than 50% contained. drought conditions have fueled the fires. 2500 firefighters worked through thanksgiving digging lines and using aircraft to fight the fires. should help should come this week with rain. flooding from matthew will be a topic tonight and the board of commissioners meet -- meeting.
still can return home. the president of the housing authority wants a buyout. she is going over fema's plan. the fayetteville city council will hear from the public regarding plans to build a $33 million minor-league baseball stadium. the committee will hold a meeting tonight on this plans. council members at the houston astros signed a agreement to bring a minor-league to the city. it is near the prince charles hotel. the committee hearing will be held at seven a agreement to bring a minor-league to the city. it is near the prince charles hotel. the committee hearing will be held at 8:53 pm at city hall. wral tower lighting.>> three, two, one, merry christmas. >> there it is. >> during the holiday season that wral tower is a beacon of cheer. we will hold a special celebration as we flip the switch on western boulevard this thursday. some talented local musicians will be performing and we will have a special guest of joining us to light the tire -- tower. elizabeth, how is the weather looking?
we may start off with clouds early thursday. looking at rain tomorrow morning and then late on wednesday i will show you the timing of that. it is gray and roxborough. gray in most places. the clouds will be thin but a as the day wears on. it is 36 durham, 31 carey, 32 roanoke. it stays great today. 52 at lunchtime. a high close to 60 today. at 5:00, back to the mid-50s. kids will be chilly at the bus stop unless you give them coats. temperature in the low to mid 30s. this afternoon 60 degrees. on the mild side feeling close to normal. temperatures warm up nicely for tuesday and wednesday but again we have rain to go with that. it will be beautiful by any means. nate is here with a look at the roads. they are generally getting
morning. that is good news this morning. on the back to work monday. there is an accident on 64 business was found between 264 and ponder. we are not seeing that reflected in the flow map. troopers working an accident with injuries and youngsville on the northwest side of town on the us 1 side. drive times this morning. we're starting to see them county to the 440 split. we had seen that as high as 18 to 20 minutes and now down to 11. good news there. we're seeing that traffic move across the south side. up to 14 minutes from the 440 split to wade avenue. another six minutes from wade to 540. as the waiver traffic moves
begin. here is a look at the clayton bypass. things are slacking up now. traffic is not being delayed at all by the merge from us 70 and joan sausage roads, a little slower here as the wave moves across. over 540, things moving along smoothly. so far. all the construction projects that we put on hold for the thanksgiving holiday weekend, those spend back up today starting at 9:00 so you may have some construction delays heading back home this afternoon. it is 7:37 am. cyber monday is here. it isn't what it used to be. >> the latest report on holiday shopping and how another day could take the online shopping crown. one man got his sweet smelly revenge on a couple of package thieves. big three numbers, one, five, three. pick four, five, seven, zero,
cyber monday may be in danger of losing its online sales title. shoppers looking for discounts, bring online sales to a new high.'s consumer spend 3-point that is a 21% increase from the same day last year. shoppers are skipping the black friday in-store mayhem. cyber monday is made to get people to shop online at work were internet speeds are higher and before smart phones. of the
is up 28% from last year. before you log on for that green buster deals, take some precautions. use a separate credit card for online shopping. if hackers get your information the rest of your credit line and bank accounts will be say. pay attention to your statements. 1 billion packages are expected to be delivered to homes across the us this holiday season. thieves are looking to steal goods left at your doorstep. nathan o'neil has more on hahn is fighting back. >> reporter: targeting the central las vegas neighborhood in recent weeks. >> it is getting worse. >> eric snow, a 38-year-old army veteran, is taking matters into his own hands. >> we put out the bait pack. >> it worked. eric caught these guys on surveillance cameras saturday afternoon rolling up in a green
the pair of unphased by their guard dog but what exactly did they get away with? >> stuff full of reprocessed dog chow. >> reprocessed dog chow. in other words, a pungent package from his 95 pound german shepherd named heidi. that is right. that these got away with a few bags of dog poop. >> i thought it was hilarious. >> in unique ta people. >> the thieves have a clear message. >> we enjoyed doing this. [ laughter ]. >> it works. at least temporarily. disney did not disappoint at the box office. the newest animated film alana
but still beautiful. >> love that. there it is. it is cold there. and cold here as well. upper 20s in a few places. let's take a look. we fact that we are still seeing pretty color of the trees around here even though we are past thanksgiving. this is the wral gardens. the trees that line the driveway are standing in the fall. they have all moved across their leaves. a big pile of leaves their underneath some of them especially the first one. those are so pretty. a nice morning. it is chilly. cloud cover with a great gray day per day -- grade today. 28 in roxboro. 32 chapel hill.
32 fayetteville. 33 clinton. definitely cold weather. this afternoon we make it to 60 and then low 70s on tuesday. while that sounds wonderful tuesday and wednesday will bring us rain. not all day rain. tuesday will be in the morning and wednesday in the evening. thursday we start to clear things out and temperatures dropped to the 50s. clouds and streaming in from the. thinner in some spots than others. today. here comes the rain across the mississippi valley. i think this is exciting for rain. here is 3:00. mid afternoon we see rain and the heaviest amounts of rain with the system on tuesday and wednesday will likely be in that southwestern core door -- corridor. we stay dry. this is a pm. very lightly cloudy skies. by tomorrow morning the band of
messy conditions for the morning commute. additional rain causes extra accidents. plan for that tomorrow. this is over by lunch time with the exception of sprinkles. cloudy. that time we see another wave coming up out of the gulf of mexico bringing a band of thunderstorms to the mountains by wednesday morning and into our area by wednesday late afternoon and evening. storms and gusty winds with through and in terms of a mountain in total, there may be some places they get up to an inch of rain and more like a quarter to half an inch for most of us. 60 for the high today. it sounds very nice. warm up to 53. the high of 60 degrees. for tomorrow, seven day looks nice. clouds in the rain with us in the morning. plan time for your morning commute. wednesday it is all on the back
wednesday night and a chance for severe storms in the form of gusty winds and marginal risk for severe weather. on thursday, skies clear. we have tower lighting. we would love for you to tune in to this and starting at 5:00 the lights are on at 6:15 am and sky should be clear and a great night ahead to the american tobacco complex where there will be a lot of music and for the first 700 people will get. get up there early. it kicks off at 6 pm. you will need your code. it will be festive. saturday and sunday, it looks sunny for saturday but sunday, we may see another chance of rain with temperatures in the low 50s. nate is here and there people on the roads moving along. >> typical volume delays but major routes have been
i-40 at wade avenue, things moving along smoothly. there is some volume in the westbound direction but no -- notice it is moving smoothly. we have a little bit of stop and go at the 40 and aviation. a lot of traffic that started this morning across the town is starting to congeal and move across the south side of raleigh towards the parks. once you get towards 540 it is wide open and moving through. seven minutes from wade avenue split two 540. overall not too bad. a little bit of stop and go. heading into durham from the durham freeway, here is 147. things are smooth in both directions. eight minutes to make an street. if you have incidents that have popped up, just before davis drive, a little bit of slowdown
towards hillsborough, a lane closed on i-40 westbound heading out towards burlington on the 85 merge there. be aware of that. this is not causing any issues. hundreds attended an interfaith concert in the nations capital called sing for hope. and never to unite the nation. wires and singers from george christian and congregations and the gay men's chor washington sat on the steps of the lincoln memorial. it was a sing-along featuring songs and hymns and civil rights at those. organizers say they chose this area because of the historic meaning behind the site. >> if you want to stay warm you pull out the winter coat. some children do not have one and with the coldest weeks of the year ahead the need is great. help us fix that with the 20th
drop off new or gently used coats and new toys at participating jiffy lube locations through december 31 or donate on wral.com. text coats, 41444. this is the final chance to get a ride of the state fair flyer for the year. this was a new ride for 2016. it is now a permanent fixture on the state fairgrounds. their plans to run the flyer at other times besides the the spring. >> this will score big at the box office. malan a sailed to number one bringing and $81 million. this is the second biggest thanksgiving opening ever for an animated film. >> fantastic beasts and where to find them came in second. $66 million for five days. louisville doctor strange finished third.
russian family has the most unusual house pet. that is dear to them. >> a woman down this young female deer hurt in a forest and rescued her. the deer lives like a domestic patent now. he cuddles and having the run of the house. the kids love it. the deer has recovered from her injuries. the woman said the deer was that on baby formula. they decided to keep her after referred -- refused to take her. in this case, authorities made an exception to let her live in a home. >> look at the cow there and the kids. >> cubans are mourning the death of fidel castro with nine days of trivia. >> how they are remembering the
it is 7:56 am. here are the top stories. five out of 11 wildfires burning in north carolina are listed 2500 firefighters were to do thanksgiving. the horton fire is 85% contained and volunteer firefighters are being sent home. public will get a chance to weigh in on a plan to build a minor-league baseball field in fayetteville. an agreement was signed in august. the committee is holding a meeting tonight at city hall on k street.
clouds. a great start to the day. we are waiting on rain. it comes tomorrow and again on wednesday. here is a look at the museum skycam. hints at sun today. it will be-cloud cover and the levels they cannot. here is the raleigh skycam or. this view is gloomy. 30 roxborough. 28 southern pines. 36 raleigh. 32 fayetteville. right now, warming up to 60. 70 tuesday, 73 wednesday. stalled vehicle is causing backups on the live commute map. starting to show up in that dreaded red color as you get further towards the west. it does loosen up at trail would. overall a nicer picture once you get past the vehicle and as you get to 440, traffic moving along at posted speeds and 440
right now, president elect donald trump reacts to calls for recount in three states. where he is alleging voter fraud. with the state board of elections says it needs before it can move forward in this undecided gubernatorial race. >> a cloudy day today and we have rain in the forecast. elizabeth will tell us when we will need the umbrellas. thank you for joining us on this monday. i am renee chou. i am bill leslie. today we expect to find out if wisconsin can finish the recount for the electoral college deadline. >> the green party is challenging results in three states. the clinton campaign is joining them. president-elect donald trump calls it a scam. >> the green party is requesting recounts in wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania. >> this is not about helping one guy and hurting another guy. this is about providing a system that we boaters can believe in. >> trump is denouncing the effort alleging voter fraud in