tv News Channel 3 News at 6 CBS January 11, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm EST
chief meteorologist patrick rockey is in the live vipir forecast center. some of us hit the 70a mark yesterday, so of course we may see a few snowflakes tomorrow night! a strong canadian cold front will approach the region on tuesday. ahead of that front expect a gusty southwest wind that will push temperatures well into the 50s. this cold front won t have much moisture to work with. however, as it passes tuesday evening we may see a few raindrops or even a few snowflakes fall. behind the front on wednesday it will be sharply colder, with high temperatures only in the mid- to-upper 30s, despite plenty of
tonight the norfolk police chief is speaking only to newschannel 3 about the loss of one of their own. a police dog- a member of the force - shot and killed at the end of a tense stand off last night. newschannel 3s nadeen yanes is live where it all ended. this is the closest we are able to get to the house where it happened last night - a house now riddled with holes in the windows where police shot tear gas - but police say that didnt end the stand off peacefully. it ended with an officer involved shooting - and one of their own killed in the line of duty. today --= norfolk police chief spoke only to newschannel 3 about the loss. pkg supers cheif michael goldsmith / norfolk police department gene strickland / neighbor and friend 41:40 he was an excellent k9 i can tell you that looking at the reports that
was a tremendous asset to this police department and his loss will be felt his name krijger - means warrior. but the 4 year old belgian malinois fought his last battle last night. 43:24 its hard when you have to lose them because of old age but to have them ripped away like this is terrible norfolk police chief michael goldsmith was at the veterinarians office - when the dog died. 40:46 this is about as bad as it gets for a k9 officer to watch their partner go down in the line of duty like this krijgers death was the result of a 7 hour stand off between norfolk police and 58 year old keith richardson. police say it started after - a fight with his wife. she called 911 saying richardson held her at gunpoint and was trying to kill her. police say when they got there - he barricaded himself in the house. eventually richardson came out of the house with a gun - according to police - and thats when they released krijger on him to take him down. police say richardson shot and killed the dog. thats when police say they shot back - hitting but not killing richardson. richardsons neighbor - gene strickland was texting him through the stand off - begging him to surrender. 3:58 things like i dont know whats going on but it cant be
lay your weapon down its going be okay we are prying for you love u. rickland says he watched the tire stand off unravel from s house next door - and says police got the story wrong. adding officers pulled their trigger. 58:00 they had already shot him in the leg he was already on the ground and the german shepard was eating him alive so he took the gun to his left side and shot the dog we took the conflicting story back to norfolk police - but they stand by their story that richardson shot the k9 first - before officers pulled their trigger. now there is both an internal administrative invsegitation and a criminal investigation into what happened. richardson is in the hopsital in itical condidtion - facing veral felony charges. ve in norfolk nadeen yanes wschannel 3. the u-s supreme court has not cided on whether or not the gh court will take up the case against former virginia governor bob mcdonnell. mcdonnell was supposed to find out today whether or not he has to report to prison this week. the supreme court was expected to make announcement today on whether they will hear an appeal on his federal corruption conviction. but we )re told they have not reached a decision yet mcdonnell s attorney says this is
he went on to say this delay doesn t necessarily mean the supreme court will choose to hear his appeal but it does mean there s some debate among the justices. new at 6. a norfolk city councilman is calling for treasure anthony burfoot to take a leave of absence. burfoot was indicted on federal charges for using his various positions with the city over the last several years -- to get payments, gifts, and other items of value. he appeared in federal court on iday. rfoot attorney says he plans to return to work as treasurer and will not step down from his position. today councilman barclay winn told newschannel -- after reading the indictment and thinking about it over the weekend he thinks burfoot should step aside. he sent us a statement saying the charges have shaken the public trust in his office. it
"i believe that he would serve the public best by stepping aside and taking a leave of absence until these charges are resolved and i urge him to do so immediately." he also said not to step aside would only hurt the people of norfolk. burfoot is scheduled to be back in court january twentieth. police have arrested the woman they say stabbed someone in hampton. 33 year old taloni stewart was arrested after police say she stabbed another woman on norwood circle -- near pembroke avenue. investigators say stewart and the victim go into an argument -- that s when she pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim one time. she is charged with one count of malicious wounding. the victim was taken to the hospital and should be okay. an american found dead overseas has ties to chesapeake. the tragedy is making international headlines from italy. newschannel 3 s margaret kavanagh spoke with some of her loved ones today and joins us live with more.
ashley )s sister lives in chesapeake with her husband and children. they were too upset to speak to us, according to someone who answered the door of their home but we spoke to others who have met meet the 35 year old woman and are in disbelief. ashley olsen was found dead in her apartment in italy on saturday. the 35 year old artist is from florida but her sister lives in chesapeake. 21:09 )oh that is a shock. an absolute shock. jerry curley couldn t believe that his next door neighbor s sister is the victim. he says he )s only met ashley a handful of times when she would come to visit her family in hampton roads. 21:30 )she was happy, smiley. happy go lucky ashley was living in florence the past two years - where her dad is a professor. friends in florida were stunned. staci kelly/friend of ashley olsen "she was full of life. she never met a person that didn )t like her. she had the best personality. she loved her dog scout. she was just very adventurous. loved -- she loved italy. she
she never really stayed in one spot for too long. she loved art and fashion. that was her big thing." italian media report ashley s death as possible strangulation. police say her boyfriend found her body on the bed of her apartment after he hadnt heard from her in two days following an argument. a family friend from florida tells me over the phone that loved ones are absolutely devastated and described ashley was a precious woman, a wonderful daughter, sister and a beautiful human being. they called this tragedy unthinkable. 21:39 )its got to be devastating for them. i know it is. i would hate to have to go through that. i know its got to be a shock for them. authorities are not commenting on the cause of death until an autopsy is completed. live in the control room, mk, newschannel 3 police in elizabeth city are investigating a shooting that put one person in the hospital.
around three on debry street. police say they found 15 shell casings in front of two homes. during the investigation -- police got a call about a 22-year- old who arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound. the victim said he was walking on debry street when he heard gunshots-- and then he felt one hit him. right now police do not have a suspect or a motive. if you know anything about this shooting -- call elizabeth city police. expect delays if you travel through downtown norfolk. crews are replacing sewer lines near the intersection of brambleton and saint pauls boulevard. that )s already a very busy intersection. but the city says they )ve been planning for a way-p&to manage the traffic. off duty cops will help direct traffic and the timing of lights has been changed. the construction will continue until early march. still ahead on newschannel three at 6 -- taking action against crime in chesapeake. the new devices that have gone up to
chesapeake is turning to technology to keep unwanted visitors - and crime out of their city parks when they close for the night. newschannel 3s todd corillo is live at elizabeth river park to explain. todd? you can see cameras right behind me here - these are video cameras of a 360 view of the park in some other parks - chesapeake
make sure these parks stay safe - even at night. from high up on light poles - to flush with the sides of buildings chesapeake is saying smile - youre on camera - to trespassers after hours in city parks. 10:57:07-10:57:21 14 at elizabeth river park - which reopened last year - they are using these fish- lens video cameras to get a 360 view of whats happening. already its paying dividends 10:56:45-10:56:58 13 in lakeside and deep creek parks - chesapeake is counting on solar power to fuel these motion triggered flash cameras that also come with something
10:57:59-10:58:06 7 if the cameras are found to be useful in these first three parks - chesapeake plans to expand the program to all city parks in the future. these video cameras are also what chesapeake uses in its the future. these video cameras are also what chesapeake uses in its community centers. live in chesapeake - todd corillo - newschannel 3. newschannel three is taking action. the norfolk red cross tells newschannel three they are in urgent need of blood and platelet donations. they say busy holiday schedules over the last few months have led 50 thousand fewer donations. that )s leading to a reduced blood supply. january
since the 19-70 s the red cross has had the goal of increasing donations during winter time. officials say they just need a few extra donors at every drive. according to the red cross according to the red cross every two seconds a patient in the u-s needs blood. some of us hit the 70a mark yesterday, so of course we may see a few snowflakes tomorrow night! a strong canadian cold front will approach the region on tuesday. ahead of that front expect a gusty southwest wind that will push temperatures well into the 50s. this cold front won t have much moisture to work with. however, as it passes tuesday evening we may see a few raindrops or even a few snowflakes fall. behind the front on wednesday it will be sharply colder, with high temperatures only in the mid- to-upper 30s, despite plenty of sunshine. but after that, we will enjoy a warming trend through the rest of the work week and into the weekend.
the virginia beach restaurant association is adding a second restaurant week this year. the city )s restaurant week usually starts in january -- but this year it will begin february twenty second. there will also be a second restaurant week this october. nearly one hundred restaurants will offer discounted rates on lunch and dinner. organizers say having two weeks will increase the city s national appeal. our next newscast is newschannel three at seven on our sister station -- wgnt. live vipir radar and breaking
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