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as presidential hopefuls gear up for super tuesday -- hampton roads continues to be a hot bed for the candidates. good evening. i m erica greenway. republican presidential candidate senator marco rubio is the latest to come to
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he held a rally in virginia beach tonight. newschannel 3 s kelly rule was there -- and has the latest. erica hundreds of people came out to the virginia beach convention center tonight to see marco rubio. most people tell me they are nervous for super tuesday -- but hopeful. 17;16 we want to be the greatest nation, the united states of america a packed hall in the virginia beach convention center for senator marco rubio on sunday night. 56;03 my vote is definitely in for him, after tonight i m definitely voting for him his stop in hampton roads is just two days away from super tuesday -- and days after a rowdy c-n-n republican debate. senator rubio brought some of that same heat against front- runner donald trump -- to virginia beach. 21;28 i would prefer to run in a race where the people are debating ideas, but when the people debating have no ideas... 22;15 if we nominate donald trump as the front runner we will lose this election senator rubio also promised
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than president obama -- especially when it comes to healthcare. he focused on protecting and honoring those who serve -- his humbling up- bringing -- and restoring the american dream -- that he says -- has faded. 48;34 the american dream is about focusing on happiness 49;48 if you elect me as can do that every single day for our children 54;54 hit all the points i wanted to hear 54;56 keeping america safe, getting a better economy, getting the current president out of the office and making sure hillary clinton doesn t get into the office heading into super tuesday -- a recent c-n-u poll shows rubio with the highest approval rating among all virginia voters -- but polling behind donald trump in the republican primary. still -- like rubio -- voters are staying optimistic. 58;32 definitely a great turnout hopefully that will carry into tuesday 20;13 hillary clinton does not want to run against me but i can t wait to run against her now both ben carson and hillary clinton are expected to be in hampton roads tomorrow.
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as kelly mentioned earlier -- hillary clinton will be in norfolk tomorrow -- just off of her big primary win in south carolina. according to the clinton campaign -- she will be speaking at the lake taylor high school gym in norfolk at eight p-m. doors will open at six -- the event is free and open to the public. and dr. ben carson will also be in hampton roads tomorrow -- he is scheduled to speak at regent university in virginia beach at two. for more on the event head to wtkr dot com - and search "regent". hopefully you had a chance to get outside -- because what a beautiful day! people were able to ditch the coats today -- as temperatures warmed up into the sixties. a lot of sunshine outside again today as well. first warning meteorologist dominic brown has more. more warm weather and a chance of storms....did you enjoy the weather this weekend? well, if you liked the warm temperatures, we have more days like it for the early part of the work week before a few thunderstorms arrive. but as we move through our monday, expect high temperatures in the upper 60s
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lower 70s. a weak cold front will move in monday, mainly producing a few more clouds and possibly a stray shower or two. it will also be breezy at times during the day as the front moves through. on tuesday, we ll see mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with high temperatures in the mid 60s. late in the day, the clouds will thicken ahead of another cold front. that front will slide in wednesday, giving way to showers and a few isolated thunderstorms. high temperatures will warm into the mid 60s on wednesday, then fall into the lower 50s by thursday. then, by the end of the week, our weather could get a bit interesting. depending on the track of an area of low pressure over the area, we could see rain, wind and possibly a few
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an army staff sergeant is facing murder charges after police say he killed his wife and opened fire on three police officers in northern virginia. it was the first day on the job for the officer who was killed. brian webb has the story pkg nats vigil bagpipes bagpipes, candles and prayers were part of a memorial for officer ashley guindon killed on her first day on patrol with the prince william county police department in virginia. sot chief steve hudson we will move on in honor ashley ... it would be a discredit to her to do anything less. nats of scanner 00;00;46;16 "one officer down. i don t know where the suspect is." guindon and two other officers were responding to a domestic dispute saturday night, about 30 miles outside of
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police arrested 32 year old ronald hamilton, an active duty army staff sergeant assigned to the pentagon. they say he shot and killed his wife then opened fire on police. sot sharon zimplemann/neigh bor it was very scary. i heard the shots, like 4 to 5 shots back to back. yellow tape roped off the crime scene sunday. residents paid their respects at the hospital where the officers are recovering. betsy to have this happen over something stupid is so sad. guindon, a 6 year marine corp reservist was sworn in friday. this picture was posted to the department s twitter page welcoming her and another officer with the brian webb for cbs news. new at 11 -- portsmouth police are investigating an armed robbery market on afton they go the call just after 9. they say no one was off with cash on foot. if you know
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take action and call the crime line at 1-888- lock-u-up. also in portsmouth -- police say two young boys were accidentally shot -- in two different incidents. the first happened just after 10-30 on lancer drive. police say a 7- year-old shot himself in the hand as he was playing with an unsecured gun inside his home. his mother called 9-1-1 as she was driving him to the hospital. he s now at c-h-k-d and is expected to be ok. not long after -- over on moregate lane in the churchland section of the city -- a 9-year- old was shot in the leg by another boy playing with a gun he )d found outside. the victim was taken to sentara norfolk general hospital with non-life threatening injuries. investigations are still ongoing and charges are pending in both cases. portsmouth police say these incidents are an important reminder to talk to your kids about gun safety, even if you dont own a gun. in newport news -- police are investigating a shooting late last night. it was the third shooting of the day. it happened around 11 o- clock
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police say when they got to the scene they found 18-year- old horton hunter with a gunshot wound to his leg. he was taken to the hospital and released shortly after -- but was then arrested by police. according to police - the carrolton man had two outstanding warrants for assault and battery on a family member -- and a protective order violation. no word on who shot hunter. there were two other shootings in newport news yesterday -- one was on 25th street. police say a 19-year-old was shot in the leg twice. the victim says it was out of the blue. the other happened on jefferson ave in the parking lot of the pondo cafe and lounge. police say a man was shot in the chest and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. no word on his condition today -- but if you know anything about these two shootings -- call the crime line. in virginia beach -- firefighters were able to stop a garage fire from spreading to two nearby townhouses it happened around 6-30 on minneapolis drive -- that s near white oaks elementary school.
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they put out the fire quickly -- onlt the garage had fire damage, but smoke did fill the entire home. crews say the family of five was outside when they got there -- and no injuries were reported. no word on what started the fire. the red cross is helping the family. on the military watch -- just days after the tornado outbreak --the virginia national guard, along with local, state, federal and volunteer organizations were out helping those in need in appomattox county. petersburg and fredericksburg- based battalions used chainsaws to cut down the debris in some of the hardest hit areas. the soldiers also conducted health and welfare checks -- and helped deliver food and water to the victims. also on the military watch -- the portsmouth- based coast guard cutter forward returned today. the forward s crew was on a two-month long illegal drug patrol in the western and central caribbean -- that )s where they seized more than one- hundred kilograms of cocaine. the crew also stopped the distribution of more than
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the forward also acted as the lead during joint search efforts of a capsized nicaraguan tour boat this month. coming up on newschannel three -- a ukrainian man poses as a high school student for nearly four years -- now hear his side of the story. plus -- he )s getting the military )s highest honor tomorrow-- but what drives the
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the 23-year-old man who posed as a high school student in pennsylvania is now telling his side of the story -- he s charged with identity theft and tampering with public records. kendra nichols reports.
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from a phone inside the dauphin county prison, artur samarin, a.k.a. asher potts, told his side of the story. he says he came to the u-s for a better life. "ukrainian people were starving. my family. my mother, my grandfather, and my grandma they put their last money for me to come here and they told me we wish you well do your best man. do it for all of us."he says he came to the united states in 2012 and met michael and stephayne potts. he claims he reached out to them for help when his visa expired. expired. "stephayne came up with the idea that we are going to adopt you. we are going to bump five years of age and we can adopt you because at 20 years old we can )t adopt you, so bump five ages and we will adopt you. i said ok, looks like i have no choice. i really had no choice, either go back to war or do this.
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years of my age and they did not adopt me but make me their legal child." he says his adoptive parents helped him get a birth certificate with the name asher potts and a birth date in 1997, as well as a social security card. he also claims they held it over his head. "everything they ask of me i could not tell them no. if i say no they gonna call immigration and send me back which i did not want. i was afraid of that so i was cleaning the toilet, i was cooking for them, i was doing everything in house, all the house work. stephayne was taking classes in hacc and i was doing homework for her. pretty much like a slave driver system but i didn )t mind school."reporte r: "do you regret not regretting doing it. spent all of my free time on education. it )s all about education. i tried to do better for the
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do you want to say to all the people that supported you and believed in you and now they might feel betrayed because you were somebody that you weren t?" samarin: "i want to tell them that i had a dream. i still have a dream. i love the united states. it?s a land of opportunity for all of us immigrants and this land provided me with opportunities with limitless friends. it opened golden doors, golden gate for me."the straight a student said he put in hours of community service, donated more than a gallon of blood to the central pennsylvania blood bank and told us how former mayor linda thompson issued a proclamation claiming october 27 as asher potts day. harrisburg police say they are still investigating with help from the u.s. department of state, fbi, the ukrainian embassy and immigration and customs. investigators are expecting to make additional arrests. an ohio pastor was gunned down in his own church today --
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police arrested reverend william schooler )s younger brother, daniel schooler at the scene. he )s facing murder charges. witnesses say the shooting happened as church members were praying. the dayton daily news says the younger schooler has a history of violence. the paper also quotes court documents suggesting he may be mentally ill. he is expected in court tomorrow. a teacher in florida says she s heart- broken -- and her career will never be the same -- after she was targeted by three 12-year-old girls.
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--reporter pkg- as follows-- three deltona middle schoolers are facing felony charges accused of spiking their teacher s soda. the girls, all aged 12, remain locked up in juvenile detention. investigators say on tuesday two of the girls poured crushed red pepper flakes into their teacher s drink while another distracted her. the teacher, 52- year-old jayne morgan, suffered a sore throat, stomach pains, and shortness of breath. investigators say this was done in retaliation... after morgan sent one of the girls to the principal )s office-p&monday for dumping glue into another student s backpack and for suspicion of stealing a laptop. mark howard/ neighbor "it s a terrible thing. i don t understand why kids have lost all respect." morgan )s neighbor, mark howard says the girls should be held accountable. mark howard/ neighbor "they gotta be held responsible for their actions or they, they re never, they re never gonna stop." one of the girls told investigators an original plan was to vandalize morgan )s car with paint. the three juveniles were arrested charged with poisoning and tampering. morgan tells wesh 2: "i want them to have a consequence that teaches them a
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i did not want them to be arrested and go to jail. teachers are out there doing the best we can for students. i love my students. they broke my heart. my career won t be the same." two students are being charged with poisoning food or water and tampering with consumer products. a third student is being charged for helping. more warm weather and a chance of storms....did you enjoy the weather this weekend? well, if you liked the warm temperatures, we have more days like it for the early part of the work week before a few thunderstorms arrive. but as we move through our monday, expect high temperatures in the upper 60s and lower 70s. a weak cold front will move in monday, mainly producing a few more clouds and possibly a stray shower or two. it will also be breezy at times during the day as the front moves through. on tuesday, we ll -p&see mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with high temperatures in the mid 60s. late in the day, the clouds will thicken ahead of another cold front.
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will slide in wednesday, giving way to showers and a few isolated thunderstorms. high temperatures will warm into the mid 60s on wednesday, then fall into the lower 50s by thursday. then, by the end of the week, our weather could get a bit interesting. depending on the track of an area of low pressure over the area, we could see rain, wind and possibly a few snowflakes by friday. we ll
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coming up on newschannel three -- he )s a virginia beach navy seal -- and he )s the military s highest-p&honor -- plus -- why this chesapeake man is now known as the "krispy kreme camper." i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. her life's work has been about breaking barriers. and so would her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth...
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and there are far too many of you- she understands that our country can't reach it's potential... unless we all do. together.
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on the military watch -- president obama will award the nation )s highest military honor tomorrow to a virginia beach based navy seal who helped rescue a u-s hostage in afghanistan.
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junior took part in a risky mission to save a doctor kidnapped by the taliban. michelle kosinski has the story. --reporter pkg- as follows-- as a navy seal, edward byers jr. is no stranger to danger. the night of december 8th, 2012 brought plenty of it. edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor recipient : "the mission that night was a hostage rescue mission. so to us that means it s a no-fail mission. our objective - our goal - is to bring back an american hostage alive."and that, he and other seals did, rescuing doctor dilip joseph who the taliban in afghanistan had been holding captive for about four days. edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor recipient : "it was at that point that i engaged the person i was on top of and jumped off the guy i was on and onto the doctor who was about three or four or maybe five feet away from me to my right."for his heroic effort, byers america s highest military honor. edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor recipient : "it wasn )t until he called and i got to speak to him that...
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said, "congratulations . i looked at your reward and i m approving you to receive the congressional medal of honor." that )s when it )s like - ok, this is real."but byers is also dealing with another reality. he was the second seal to burst into the taliban hideout to free doctor joseph. the first seal, nicholas check, was killed. edward byers jr. , navy seal, medal of honor recipient : "nick was... he embodied what it means to be an american hero. he will forever be remembered in the pages of history for the sacrifices he made."plenty of people are calling byers a hero as well, but his young daughter might not be one of them. edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor recipient : "my ughter knows that i daddy, and she loves me just for that. if you talk to her one- on-one she ll tell you the five different nicknames she has for me, and i don t think one of them includes hero."the magnitude of the moment isn )t lost on everyone though - especially mom. edward byers jr., navy seal, medal of honor recipient : "when i called my mom that night and told

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