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focused on people and community for 60 years, we promise a relentless pursuit of excellence. this is wral news on fox 50. >> right now on fox 50 we are following breaking news in raleigh with the report of the shooting at a hotel near the crabtree valley mall. we will have a live report. a suspect remains in critical condition this morning , but an officer also injured is now out of the hospital and what we have learned coming up. a mother is dead and her son injured. but investigators i saying about this investigation. thanks for joining us this friday morning am lena tillett. >> and am renee chou in for bill leslie.
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>> it is so nice to be back, and i heard it was 70s this week . i am happy to be back. >> at least it will feel more like iowa weather here definitely turning colder. even though we did have some warm temperatures, it was kind of grade. it was nice to be out, but it is not beautiful like it is but it is a lot colder than it was yesterday. 34 in durham and 36 in holly springs. town by town it is 28 in roxboro with 38 at fayetteville and it is pretty chilly with temperatures in the mid to upper 30s and 52 at noon. compare that to mid to upper 60s yesterday which was just
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it will be prettier today but noticeably cooler. expect the same saturday with clouds and rain in the forecast and we will talk about how much we may see. it looks like a wet weather pattern. more in a few minutes and brian here with a look at the roads this morning. let's take a look at the durham freeway out in austin avenue there in the distance. the traffic is heading northbound, and it is looking downtown. or southbound ride is also delay free this morning. looking good on 85 and i-40 as well. taking a look at the rest of the triangle here on the live commute map we have that police activity we just told you about at the hotel behind the crabtree valley mall. earlier blue bridge road was
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haven't put any minor crash at wake forest road this morning and right now we are not seeing any delays but we will watch that. it looks like a pretty minor incident getting cleared up pretty quickly as they go over toward the west side of the triangle 85 is looking good in both directions on 40 eastbound heading toward the airport and rtp running into no delays. traffic is looking fine in both directions. back to you. we are following breaking news in raleigh. >> this happened at americas best value on harold drive. emmy victor is gathered information. what can you tell us about what you have learned, emmy ? >> reporter: few details are available right now to have learned a shooting didn't
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-- did happen earlier this morning. in the meantime, here is a look right here. you can see a heavy police presence with a dozen cop cars surrounding the entire area of arrow drive. i have seen police officers going inside the inn and comparing notes. they are gathering information that we can provide to you in a number of minutes. this area is full and there are a number of people who we are searching woke up this morning to sirens. guests at the hilton and the hampton. as we continue to learn more and confirmed that information we can provide it to you. back to you. back emmy victor, thank you. a suspect shot and wounded
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learning more about the person who was elected in october for not paying rent. last august he served 30 days in jail. police say he got into a struggle on wednesday. they say he was armed with a knife. and another raleigh police officer has been. officer chandler is recoveng officer chandler and others involved are on paid leave pending the outcome of the investigation. a mother is dead and her son is in the hospital after they were hit by a car walking to a bus stop. maria suarez was hit by a kia sedan off of i-40 and highway to 10 -- highway 210. the
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not cite her for driving without a license because it happened on a public street. police need your help identifying a woman hit and killed in fayetteville. it happened yesterday afternoon. police say the victim is an asian woman and she was wearing jeans. if you she is, please call the fayetteville police. they are also investigating a sh the hospital. someone fired shots just before 8:00 last night. him and was hit by the gunfire and taken to the hospital. his name has not been released. so far no arrests. the death toll from the wildfires have risen to 11. newly 5000 customers are so without power in sevier county. 400 wildfires have burned
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a man is behind bars accused of sitting two wildfires in our state. federal prosecutors and this man admitted setting a fire october 27 in the manahan a national were forced -- manahan lassen national forest. he is also accused of setting a second wildfire on jones creek road. he has a hearing set for monday. there's been more progress in western north more fires nearly 100% contained. through more fires in western north carolina are not yet contained. north carolina central university will hold a celebration of light tribute. the funeral is set for tomorrow and she was the first permanent chancellor at the school. it
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arena. is a big night for us at wral . >> is this thing really magical ? >> yes. i've been told that it is. >> let's see. [ laughter ] it works, cinderella. >> our very own david crabtree magically lit are three jet foot tower. magic was all around the wral studios. it also brought snow to help us celebrate the season. it will be lit each night through the holidays. fort bragg kicked off the holiday season with soldiers and their families attending the christmas tree lighting. wral's gilbert baez was the mc
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announces his choice to lead the defense department. >> plus, the new contenders so we're here at the mouth of the cave that no a million years. let's go check it out. look, there's signs of an ancient civilization. let me see if i can translate it. now all this looks like some type of a calendar. hi, just came down here to leave you a little note. new scratch-off tickets come out the first tuesday of every month. new scratch-offs? yea, first tuesdays. first tuesday of every month? echo... echo... fascinating.
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wral news on fox 50 is back with bill leslie and lena tillett. >> an announcement from donald trump after a spokesman said there will be no more cabinet announcements until next week but they let one slip last night.
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confirmation could be tougher than the rest. >> we are going to appoint mad dog matus at our secretary of defense. [ cheering ] but we are not announcing until monday so do not tell anybody who >> reporter: a surprise announcement in the evening rally in ohio known as hardliner with retired marine general james mattis facing an uphill battle for this because he's only been retired three years. this morning mr. trump is back in new york after announcing a 1000 manufacturing jobs will not be moving to mexico. >> companies are not going to leave the united states anymore
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>> reporter: but 1300 carrier jobs are headed south of the border. >> it is like we have been forgotten from the were beginning. >> reporter: today it is back to work on the transition. the secretary of state nominee is still unannounced and sources tell joe scarborough they are looking at new candidates. current and former ceos of exxon mobil. tracie potts, washington. a tornado touched down in georgia and was caught on video at a
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? and since we have no place to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. ? >> you think of the locomotion but i did not initiate a christmas album -- i did not know that she had a christmas album. >> she sounds great. we are feeling the christmas spirit. it is definitely colder [ ready for it. i had so many people tell me especially on wednesday that it is here. as soon as you step outside this morning. take a look at this gorgeous sun on the lucky strike tower. tonight we did our tower lighting at wral last night but over at american tobacco they will light it up tonight with all of the festivities beginning
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it will be just fine with 33 degrees now and i could smart to start -- a cold start in many places. the dew points is 30 with 28 in henderson and 29 in south hill and 33 in chapel hill. 29 in sanford with 30 in southern pines. so here is a look at the satellite and radar. plenty of sun high pressure keeping us nice and a drive. the high pressure system rotates clockwise, so it will be on the cool side. we are tracking the next system getting wound up in texas. it is just developing right now but it will grab a hold of a lot of this moisture and start spreading in across the south. it starts to really bring some nice rain on sunday to parts of mississippi and alabama and
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tuesday before we see much rain. it may not be that particular system but another system developing across the coast to help spread this for monday and tuesday. hearest futurecast looking nice and bright for us today and tomorrow as a matter of fact. there is 7 a.m. on saturday as the precipitation gets closer to us, we will see the clouds thickening up on sa rain in the northern mountains. the mouse that we will see will be fairly light. we will give it a 30% chance. and then we have this low developing offshore that will spread more moisture in during the day on monday and tuesday as well. as a matter of fact, for next week rain monday and tuesday and rain thursday. eventually we should start to
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average rainfall in december is 3 inches. there is no rain today with 56 degrees and it is feeling great with american tobacco campus for the tower lighting a little cooler with temperatures in the mid-to upper 40s and then saturday it looks nice and on sunday 49. we do have a chance of rain and if you have something that you need to get down on saturday, certainly saturd brighter. our morning lows do not drop below freezing in the next seven days. and brian, it is that time of year. in december we also check those temperatures just in case it is getting cold enough to be frozen but it is not. >> we will have lights that will drop out of the ceiling and confetti that falls as soon
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over it. we will do it right. it is 7:20 right now. let's take a look at the live commute map this morning with a couple accidents. we have reported a crash of glenwood avenue at marriott drive which across the street from track -- crabtree valley mall. we have delays this morning heading away from four heading away from 440 -- 4-40. first we have the police activity summit park lane and right now blue bridge appears to be open. there is a report of a disabled vehicle right along lake boone trail with report of a crash at apex at the us-1 interchange. on 55 westbound it is still looking good on all of your major roots. through garner on 40 westbound
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slowdowns but as soon as you get toward jones sausage road it is looking fine. let's take you to fayetteville and remind you that the newest section of the outer loop opens today between bragg boulevard and the all-american expressway. the national weather service confirmed a tornado did touchdown in southwest charlotte. it headwinds these between 86 -- per-hour. the security video right here shows a school in atlanta with the parvo winds that swept through on wednesday. at least one tree was caught toppling. and ef-1 tornado his the atlanta area on wednesday in cobb county northwest of the city.
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back to court a familiar face will be high is site. attorney david roth will represent him and is taking the case pro bono. the wife was found dead in 2001. a jury convicted him of murder but a george ordered a new trial in 20 in 2011. rudolph replaces the court appointed attorney who lost the bid last month. his new trial is in m autopsies will be reformed to figure out how a mother and a daughter from mercer county died. dawnn elizabeth ward and her 14- year-old daughter taylor lynn carroll of everett disappeared. it took hours to recover their bodies. investigators say they already have evidence to open a homicide case but no arrests have been made. a protest launched by
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it is the second protest against the minority christian governor who is being prosecuted. the president called for protesters to dismiss peacefully. a video circulated in september of the governor criticizing those who argue it prohibits muslims from having a non- muslim later -- leader. from cows a stan and broke -- has a stan -- kazakhstan broke up entering over and uninhabited section of siberia. locals reported seeing a flash of white and a loud thud. it was carrying food and other supplies.
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>> coming up, when another stretch could be ready for fayetteville drivers of the outer loop. will your business be ready when growth presents itself? american express open cards can help you take on a new job, or fill a big order or expand your office and take on whatever comes next. find out how american express cards and services
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y26zqy yvpy it is 7:26. am stories. a suspect remains in critical condition this morning at wakemed. 28-year-old was evicted. he got into a struggle was officer chandler on wednesday. investigators say madukay was armed with a knife. another police officer opened fire hitting both men. officer chandler is recovering. the mother is dead and her 8-
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hospital. 34-year-old maria aguilar suarez and her son were hit in a mobile home park near benson. the driver 14-year-old mondale is ariel perez was driving without a license. it is going to be a beautiful day. anywhere from 20 and 30 degrees colder today than it was at this time yesterday. are skycam looking over downtown raleigh looks beautiful. it did yesterday. 33 in raleigh and 39 in goldsboro. in your forecast expect 56 today but lots of sunshine and increasing clouds late saturday. it is just a slight chance of a shower late in the day. we just had an incident on the southbound durham freeway. let's take you to that camera
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it looks like traffic is getting by and maybe the left shoulder and part of the left lane are blocked and maybe also the right lane. expects some delays also on the northbound side of the durham freeway. next on fox 50 police swarm a raleigh hotel.
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we have breaking news in raleigh. a shooting at a hotel near crabtree valley mall expect this happened at americas best value inn and emmy victor is gathering information. what can you tell us about this, emmy ? >> reporter: renee and lena, since we last spoke i can't tell you the ccbi have arrived. this is a hopping at americas best value inn. and with police gathering information and coming back outside. i have seen a number of guests who have checked in also trying to figure out exactly what happened in the same thing goes for the whole tim gordon inn with people trying to figure out what is going on. this area is contained and caution tape surrounds.
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information on exactly how the shooting occurred nor how many shots were fired. that is information we are still waiting to learn as we continue to check emails and we will bring it to you. >> emmy victor, thank you. the durham board elections is holding a closed emergency meeting this morning. last night they were ordered to complete its recount 7 pm on monday. glitch. the durham board of elections meeting will be held at 8:30 this morning. tomorrow the chair and director is expected to appear before the state board. that meeting starts at 1:30 in raleigh. tomorrow there will be a meeting concerning the protest of lane county results.
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allegations. that protests alleges a few people have signed 150 absentee ballots. the unc board of governors will meet in chapel hill. they will speak about the establishment of laboratory schools and that is something lawmakers called for this summer. they are essentially charter schools to be run by 8 unc system campuses to provide a setting to explore new educational techniques and training new teachers. board members will also talk about the cost of tuition. the board is trying to keep them from exceeding the rate of inflation. hurricane matthew recovery committee hold its final meeting today in one of the hardest hit cities. the committee will hear from residence at lamar community college in kinston. it is from 10 a.m. until noon. last night the people at princeville learn more about
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flooding. presidents may be able to use fema grants to buyout flooded homes. the town leaders will decide what will be made available. most of the roads around the gas leak in raleigh are now back open. whitaker mill road hazards reopened. a third-party work crew came around 1:30 feeling chilly? quite a difference in temperature from all of the morning this week and then until now. we have to grab the coat this morning. >> lucky you. i was hanging out in 20 degree weather in iowa this week with some flurries and i was wondering where my hat and
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jealous. >> our temperatures to not even drop down to freezing anytime soon. we will take a look at what we are expecting for the next few days and the high temperature today is likely to be about 56 degrees which is a lot cooler than yesterday. are temperature for tomorrow is 53 and 35 tomorrow morning with 36 sunday morning. after that the lows warm up with a system approaching sunday that will bring us a slight chance of a shower and then a better chance for rain as we head into monday and tuesday of next week. brian are there any issues we need to know about? we have an incident on the southbound side of the durham freeway. let's take you out to alston avenue with the left
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shoulder blocked. traffic is getting by with hard to tell exactly what is happening by this tree. you can expect some delays as you leave downtown durham heading southbound on the freeway. also some heavy traffic northbound with typical congestion through their. because of the bright sunshine, we are having some sun glare delays between the 54 and 55 interchanges on also as you head into the cary area between airport bulbar -- airport boulevard and harrison. keep that in mind heading toward the airport. we have a few other crashes in wake county including bad accident we been watching for in apex on 55. you'll notice that the backups
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springs heading up toward the us-1 interchange. give yourself some extra time. it is a pretty smooth northbound trip once you get there up toward raleigh. we are just can you word of an accident on leesville road. the good news on the north side of town is 5:40 westbound is looking just find. the outer loop opens today between bragg boulevard american expressway. that is going to help your commute from that area. by the way, the next section of the all american expressway or the outer loop between the all american expressway is scheduled to open october 2018. back to you. when it comes to spending money around the holidays, then and women are not on the same
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divide between how men and women spend. and "hamilton" is a hit on broadway but they crater mayor emanuel -- but the creator hasn't stopped there.
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so we're here at the mouth of the cave that no one has set foot in for over a million years. let's go check it out. look, there's signs of an ancient civilization. let me see if i can translate it. now all this looks like some type of a calendar. new scratch-off tickets come out the first tuesday of every month. new scratch-offs? yea, first tuesdays. first tuesday of every month? echo... echo... fascinating. did you guys bring snacks? ? ? ? you said you're not like me, ? ? never drop to your knees, ?
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? everybody fights for a little bit of light, i believe. ? geico motorcycle, great rates for great rides. wral news on fox 50 is >> with bill leslie and lena tillett. >> who is in charge of all of that holiday shopping? a study finds there is a major divide between how men and women think they spend money.
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responsible for the household holiday shopping. but just 30% of the men i agree with them. the study found a similar trend for groceries, clothes, and shoes. a holiday tree will be lit on the state capitol grounds tonight. this is video on the last year lighting ceremony. this year it will be dedicated to the nearly 20 -- 1400 people who lost their lives in vehicle the previous year. the white lights will be for all others killed in crashes. a single bluelight recognizes an officer killed in a traffic accident. the first family helped light the national christmas tree for one final time. >> five, four, three, two, one!
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everybody! >> president obama reflected on his eight years in office asking americans will care for the sick, hungry, and the downtrodden this season and treat one another as they would want to be treated per performers included kelly clarkson and garth brooks. it will not be the holidays without a delicious red velvet cake. >> local dish shows you how you can make this classic dessert.
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>> i like that version. that is otis rang singing that a look at the beautiful sun coming up shining over roxboro . >> it is good for anything. [ laughter ] >> yeah. i could crawl back into bed. sitting by the window this morning. a little fire going, maybe. hopefully you can do a little fat and you don't -- a little of that and you don't have to rush out the door. here is our museum skycam. you can see plenty of sunshine coming over the tops of the buildings with 33 the current
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grab the coat before you open the door. it is nice and dry with our temperatures chilly in many places with 29 in south hill and it has been more mild down south this 39 in goldsboro and 33 in southern pines. what a change from yesterday with temperatures 20 and 30 degrees colder than this time yesterday. we had such a warm morning this week as we had all of the precipitation cloudy skies. we ended up looking at about a quarter of an inch as the average. but we do have more rain potentially on the way into next week. in the meantime, high pressure keeps things nice and dry for us. the next system we are tracking will come from the south. it is developing over texas right now and we will start to spread it up across the deep
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cloud up with the rain edging into our region on sunday and i will show you what will happen with the temperatures. here is today. temperatures are certain the cooler than in the last few days getting into the slightly cool air with temperatures pretty close to normal and that is true for much of the weekend. we have some precipitation coming up through sunday at of the gulf of mexico. temperatures will be on the mi tuesday and wednesday. then we have this band of cold air starting to drop out of canada into the east and we get into a little piece of that. not the coldest, but it looks like it'll be pretty cold friday through sunday. looking at some pretty cold temperatures by thursday but friday through sunday into next week. mike and amy will be talking
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with normal in the upper 50s. but it should be a nice night heading out to the american tobacco campus tower lighting. lots of music and excitement kicking off at 6 pm. a nice day on saturday for winterfest in downtown raleigh with mid and upper 40s. 53 for the high temperature and sunday the clouds will thicken with the amount 30% chance late in the day. do not be surprise if there is a few sprinkles around sunday. a better chance of rain on tuesday and we should see a decent amount of rain leaking at up to 2 inches with an half an inch up near the virginia line. we certainly need it.
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starting sunday. brian is here with a mess on the roads. big delays this morning with 7:48 and a crash blocking at least part of the southbound side of the freeway around alston avenue. you can see the traffic getting by very, very slowly. those delays heading downtown are growing looking at 15 minutes from mangum street it will be slow heading from swift avenue on the southbound side of the durham freeway. you might consider using 55 eastbound as a good alternate route also some heavy traffic on the northbound side of the freeway just because of congestion slowdowns between the cornwallis road area up toward downtown durham.
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have a report of a crash into holly springs at logging drive also apex with heavy delays on the westbound side leaving holly springs this morning. on the north side of raleigh we have an accident on six forks road and it is pretty minor. and earlier accident on glenwood avenue noumea outdrive -- ne seeing some slowdowns around the weight avenue interchange -- wade avenue interchange. december is here and that probably means most of your weekends are filled with parties and get-togethers. >> we've some great ideas and we start with a classic.
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favorite dessert which is a red velvet cake. >> at crisco and sugar but not while the mixer is running. [ laughter ] i have been hit. mix together cocoa and red food coloring. >> you had better be glad i do not cover the icing green. am stained. at the coloring to the batter and then add in some flour and salt. then we sprinkle in some baking soda to help make it fluffy. then evenly distributed between three pans. >> we will put in the oven for 15 or 20 minutes. >> cream together butter and sugar and then cornstarch and
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thick. at some red food coloring and combine it well. you got a classic christmas treat. >> there is something about it. merry christmas. >> get a copy of the recipe on . just had to recipes in the search bar. next week br pete butter balls. mila kunis and ashton kutcher announce their child. they did not include whether it is a boy or girl but ashton kutcher may have spelled it in october when he was on the 'today' show. the daughter was pointing to
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the producers of harry potter are hoping to cast a spell in the big apple by the spring of 2018. the cirque du soleil show will get the boot to make that happen. the harry potter played was written by jack thorne. it picks up 19 years after "harry potter and the deathly hallows" . "hamilton" pop music's basic -- biggest stars. it features usher and alicia keys with jon lindstrand. lin- manuel miranda's biography is not the secretary of state and he was thinking of the stars while singing it. the hollywood award season
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critics choice awards. "la la land" lease with 12 nominations. is because of emma stone and ryan gosling. "moonlight" and "arrival" followed with 10 nominations each. the winners will be announced december 11. even beavers into the holiday spirit. a beaver in maryland got busted. the st. marys -- the same county office came through on monday and wandered into the section. it's not a few items over for being safely remove by animal control.
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the time is now 7:56 and am lena tillett. an update of breaking news this investigating a double homicide in the crabtree valley mall. officers responded to gunfire at the americas best value inn when officers arrived they found two people dead. we will have a live update at 8:00 on fox 50. the durham county board of elections is holding a closed session this morning to discuss the general election. they ordered the durham county officials to complete a recount of 90,000 ballots by monday
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day at least. it will look beautiful. you are going to in your coat heading out the door with the wilson skycam showing the courthouse. it looks like people are working on some christmas decorations potentially. it is 33 degrees and almost freezing in rocky mount and wilson with 30 in southern pines. a much colder morning this morning than yesterday. mid 30s for saturday and sunday morning with saturday looking sunday but a slight chance of showers. two problems right now causing some big delays. one is on the southbound side of the term freeway near alston avenue. you can see a report of a crash around alston avenue. we are looking at 14 minutes to
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seconds or so we had a minor crash blocking the center lane at 40 westbound. it cleared up a moment ago, but you can see
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focused on people and community for 60 years, we promise a relentless pursuit of excellence. this is wral news on fox 50. >> right now on fox 50 we are following breaking news in raleigh were reserved two people are dead following a
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crabtree valley mall. a suspect shot by raleigh police remains in critical condition this morning. but an officer who was also injured is now out of the hospital. what we have now learned about the shooting and the suspect. a mother is dead and her son injured after a car hit them on the way to the bus stop. when investigators are saying about this incident. thanks for joining us. am lena tillett. >> and am renee chou. a shooting at a hotel in the crabtree valley mall this happened at americas best value inn on arrow drive. emmy victor is gathering information. >> reporter: this is all new information gathering this morning just before 5:00 raleigh police came to this area on reports of gunshots when they found two people dead. we are here at americas best value inn.


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