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tv   News Channel 3 News at 500  CBS  January 19, 2016 5:00pm-5:30pm EST

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patrick rockey is in the live vipir forecast center with more. more frigid weather and several chances for snow on the way. wednesday morning won t be quite as cold or quite as windy as tuesday morning, but it will still be awfully chilly. expect temperatures in the upper teens and lower 20s with wind chill values in the lower teens. but by the afternoon most of us will climb into the mid- and even upper-30s. in the afternoon we will also notice an increase in clouds ahead of a fast-moving area of low pressure. we call this kind of system an alberta clipper the clipper will swing through the region wednesday night. it could bring us some brief snow showers and even a light dusting before it moves out around midnight. then our attention turns to the monster storm on the way for friday and saturday. for a big part of the country this could be an historic winter storm. some parts of virginia, erst virginia and maryland could see 3 feet or more of snow. for us, there are still big questions about how much snow and how much rain will fall.
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will start friday with snow showers before we see a changeover to rain in the afternoon. then we could see a changeover back to snow on saturday as the system pushes away and colder air comes rushing in. there is still a lot of uncertainty about this storm system and the forecast can and will change between now and then. check back
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newschannel three continues with live vipir team coverage. todd corillo is braving the cold in norfolk tonight -- and todd -- weeks like this can put a lot of extra demand on the power grid? that )s absolutely right barbara -- everyone is bundling up right now -- and when you get home -- you re cranking up the heat--and the demand for power. there s no if and or but about it -- cold weather is gripping hampton roads right now. from the snow we saw on sunday -- to two more chances for it this week-- winter is making its presence known. as we bundle up outdoors -- folks are also looking for ways to stay warm at home. dominion virginia power spokesman bonita harris says cranking up the heat means more demand for energy. more heat consumption can also
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dominion says there are a few simple ways to avoid that. with more winter weather possible soon -- the utility companies are keeping a close eye on forecasts -- so they can staff appropriately when issues arise dominion tells us if your power does go out when it s this cold out -- the best thing to do is report it immediately! the sooner they know -- the sooner they can fix it.
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breaking news in surry county -- newschannel 3 s brendan ponton is live where a fire is burning at a meat processing plan. and brendan -- how is it going out there? firefighters are battling a huge fire at a meat processing plant building behind edwards ham processing plant building behind edwards ham shoppe on rolfe highway. the building is fully engulfed by the fire with smoke showing, according to emergency services coordinator tamara arthur. re agencies from claremont, ndron and surry county are rking the fire. le of wight and sussex fire partments are assisting the ews. ews have cleared the building d say no one was inside. ports of explosions were heard ter the fire started. e call about the fire came in at 12:39 p.m. on tuesday. lice have arrested the man who they say--was involved in double homicide -- that lead an officer-involved ooting. police say they arrested 33- ar-old laratio dantzler. officials say he shot and killed cadre grey and quinton kelly. it happened last thursday on 14th street and wickham avenue. police got a call about an accident-- but when officers got there-- they found grey and kelly dead inside a vehicle. a little while later-- officers found someone who matched the description of a possible suspect. that )s when police say dantzler and the officer both fired their weapons. he was released from the hospital yesterday. new at 5. a man accused of gunning down his ex-girlfriend with her
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newschannel 3s margaret kavanagh joins us live from the newsroom. margaret we know federal marshals were looking for anthony smith for several days. they were but caught him on thursday. today he wore an orange jumpsuit and his feet were in chains during his arraignment in newport news. thony smith jr is accused of ooting his ex- girlfriend in e head on january 4th. day he was granted a court appointed lawyer after telling the judge he was no cash. when asked by the judge if he has a job - he said not anymore. days before her death -- dashanika sherrod got a protective order against smith. news channel 3 previously spoke to her father. 42:44 my daughter was beautiful lovely sweet and she would not hurt nobody she loves her kids and she loved her family jimmie says his daughter broke up with smith just before her death and the two had been off and on for several years. she had two young children. police say smith kicked down the door and shot her -- with the kids and her mom in the apartment. we reached out to smith today in an effort to speak to him about the charges that he is facing - but he declined an interview with us. he was arrested last week. 43:42 i m wounded for life you
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smith a whole list of charges including burglary, first degree murder, failure to appear and other gun charges. hes expected back in court march 11th. the judge declined our request to have the camera in courtroom. live in the newsroom, mk, newschannel 3 police in suffolk need you to take action against crime. they )re looking for the man who-p&robbed a rite aid. it happened sunday night just after 10-30 on north main street. police say the man you see here-- entered the store-- implied he had a weapon and then demanded prescription drugs. once he got the drugs-- the man ran off. no one was hurt. if you know anything about this robbery-- take action and call the crime line at 1-888- lock-u-up. police in virginia beach have arrested the man they believe committed two robberies over the weekend. malcolm kyle is charged with armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, and a third petit larcey offense. police say, he robbed a seven- 11, with a knife, on saturday. then police tell us they heard about another robbery --that night --on pacific avenue. police were able to identify kyle based on a
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police believe kyle also stole from a a-b-c store on 30th street that same night. coming up on newschannel three at five - the water crisis in flint, michigan continues. with relief efforts underway --- we ll tell you the mayor )s plan to make sure his city gets the help it needs. and have you ever wanted to treat your special someone to a valentine s day feast -- in a castle? find out which fast-food chain is allowing you to do that --
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on the military watch. searchers combing the seas off the hawaiian island of oahu have found three of four life rafts deployed after a marine helicopter collision. coast guard officials say there is no indication anyone was on board any of the rafts. two choppers crashed into each other off oahu )s north shore late thursday with 12 marines on board. there has been no indication that anyone survived. more than 60 marines have been involved in the search, along with navy divers. coast guard officials said they will consult with the marines to determine how much longer the search will continue. sergeant jeffrey sempler from spartanburg south carolina is one of the 12 marines who went missing. friends and family came together
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his family remembers him as an excellent student and a dedicated marine. michigan governor rick snyder delivers his state of the state speech today -- amid growing anger over the state s response to flint s water contamination crisis. adriana diaz has more. -nats- dozens of people demonstrated outside michigan governor rick snyder home monday. many say his slow response to flint s contaminated water is criminal. sot colleen crossey/protester :11-:17 he should have switched it back over to detroit water as soon as he knew of the contamination. nats volunteers and state troopers spent the martin luther king holiday in flint handing out water bottles and filters along a street named for the civil rights icon. thousands of others like patrisha marshal are making daily trips to distribution centers to pick up their water. sot patrisha marshal/flint resident :38-:42 )every day we still have to go out and get water. we have to do that and we are low income. how do we survive? gfx in in an article published
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asked snyder if comparing his handling of flints water crisis to president bush s management of katrina is "unfair sot ad/elena richardson ad the governor says as soon as he found out that the lead was coming from the water he told people to stop drinking it. er no, that )s bull.elena richardson says flint needs more than emergency declarations and bottled water. sot elena richardson/flint resident 1:09-1:15 "what happens after the water and filters are gone, we )re still gonna have the lead, we )re still gonna have the pipes. we )re still gonna have the gonna have the poison, we re still gonna have the disease." standup close: adriana diaz, cbs news, flint, mi 1:16-1:26 governor snyder is expected to lay out a more detailed plan during his speech tonight. hundreds of protestors are planning to show up in the state s capitol. adriana diaz, cbs news, flint, mi snyder declared a state of emergency in flint earlier this month. the supreme court has agreed to review president obama s executive orders to change immigration policy. the plan would allow millions of illegal immigrants to apply for programs that could make them eligible for work permits in the u-s. the president revealed his plans
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implementation. 26 states have challenged the president s authority in the past. the case is expected to be heard in april -- and decided in june. the internal revenue service is accepting tax returns starting today. but remember -- employers have until the end of the month to mail your w-2 forms. if you do your own taxes -- and you made less than 62-thousand dollars last year -- you can use )free file )-p&through the i-r-s. a bizarre end to a police chase -- which suddenly turned into a dog chase on a california freeway. officers with the california highway patrol approached a parked vehicle on a freeway last night. they say the female driver sped off as the cops were walking towards the car. the driver surrendered a short time later near long beach. but when she got out of her car -- multiple dogs jumped out too. it took the officers several minutes to gather the dogs as traffic continued to back up on the freeway. the norfolk police department is remembering the life of one of their own -- killed in the line of duty. a memorial service was held earlier this afternoon for k9 krijger
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newschannel 3 s nadeen yanes joins us live from the pet cemetery where the graveside service for kree-ger just ended. we are here at garden of the pines cemetery where 4 year old krijger was just laid to rest. he was shot and killed in the line of duty last week and today hundreds of people and officers from across the country came to pay their respects and honor krijger s life. norfolk, va.- norfolk police held a private memorial service for k9 officer krijger today at 2p.m. that private memorial service was for the law krijgerenforcem ent community only and will be held at the norfolk police k9 range. an internment with full honors by the norfolk police honor guard will follow at the garden of the pines pet cemetery in virginia beach. krijger was killed on monday, january 11th after police say an armed, barricaded suspect shot and killed the him while police were trying to arrest him. krijger, which means warrior in dutch had served 3 years
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chief michael goldsmith spoke exclusively to newschannel 3 about the impact it has on the department. )this is about as bad as it gets for a k-9 officer, to watch their partner go down in the line of duty, said-p&chief goldsmith. )while he may not have raised his paw and swore and oath, he is still a part of
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how about a few sliders and an order of onion rings to say i love you ) this valentine )s day?-p&-p&-p&- the fast food chain white castle, is offering the romantic dinner this valentines day. if you )re interested you better act fast! you and your date need a reservation for their 25-th annual valentine )s day celebration. the experience comes complete with hostess seating and table-side service. more than a dozen women behind bars after police raided several chesapeake massage parlors. next on newschannel three at 5-30 -- we )ll have more on their story.-p&-p&and a former u.s. marine freed by iran this weekend says he feels alive for the first time. but one family is still search for answers after the historic
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we )re learning more today about the 14 people arrested from chesapeake massage parlors and with time running out the top two g-o-p presidential candidates campaign hard in the first two states to vote. and alive for the first time. that s how an american marine held an iranian prison good evening and welcome to newschannel three at 5-30. i m beverly kidd. and i m les smith. strong winds and freezing weather today -- despite the sunny skies. but that will change soon -- were tracking the potential for snow in the next few days. taking a live look at downtown norfolk for more lets go to chief
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