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arrived yet. >> the truck just sped off. they didn't stop. amber: the search continues for the driver who hit three teenagers in harnett county and kept going. barbara: how the triangle is honoring the late dr. martin luther king jr. good morning and welcome on monday martin luther king day, february 18, 28 degrees and 4:30. i'm barbara gibbs. amber: i'm amber rupinta. john clark has this martin luther king jr. day off. don: good morning to you. starting off on a monday morning with dry conditions. if you see any runoff from yesterday's run or snow mix, it may have stuck on a few bridges but i don't think it will be a problem. otherwise we are clear. the big store is the temperature forecast. we stay cold. highs in the 20's. by this afternoon barely into the low to mid 30's.
region, 29 south hill, 30 roxboro, 33 chapel hill. 28 in wilson. 32 in louisburg. 25 sanford, 28 southern pines and 31 in fayetteville. they are not moving throughout the day. by lunch just barely up to freezing under sunny skies. we will stay sunny this afternoon. temperatures in the mid 30's. we will talk more about that and have the seven-day forecast in a couple of minutes. barbara: we begin with breaking news, several americans missing in iraq. the u.s. embassy confirms three americans were kidnapped in baghdad. they have not been identified nor has the embassy said what they were doing in iraq. iraqi media say thurp missing in south baghdad on the way to the airport. the embassy is working with authorities. amber: three of the four americans released by iran in a prisoner exchange are undergoing
a good day when americans are freed and reunited with families. that is something we can all celebrate. amber: two of the remaining prisoners one is believed to be still in iran an american student released endly is headed home. barbara: the search continues for 12 marines missing after two helicopters crashed off the hawaii coast. the coast guard has no plan to call off the effort. a high surf has hampered the efforts. rescuers have been searching since the coast guard was notified last thursday of the crash by a civilian who saw it flying and then disappear a fireball. amber: the highway patrol is
three teenagers on the side of the road killing two. an s.u.v. hit them while they were working on highway 421 in harnett county near mcneil mill road saturday. a third was critically hurt. family members say they had gone to a nearby gas station to get drinks and snacks and were on the way home. jessica schark said the car came out of nowhere slamming into her sister. >> i went up the road and she was on the ground and truck sped off. amber: the victims are 13-year-old jennifer schark a middle school student and 16-year-old kyle strait, a high school student. the school district is bringing in grief counselors tomorrow to each school. barbara: it was a cold night for some fayetteville residents who lost power. about midnight a car crash knocked out power in one area.
to all the residents. this morning the panthers are on the way one win from the super bowl. amber: they got off to a fast start scoring two touchdowns in the opening minutes and took a 313 131 31-0 lead but then it was all seahawks. the panthers over was shut down the second half but the panthers got a 31-24 victory. mark armstrong will have reaction to the game later. barbara: it was a crazy game. especially the tpeursfirst minutes. amber: then this is how it was going to turn out. barbara: they pulled through. 4:35 and 28 degrees.r crisis in michigan has jesse jackson calling flint a courtroom scene.
it is a chilly start to martin luther king jr. day. but it is a holiday so it probably will be quiet on the roads for you. don, just bundle up. don: it will be chilly. even this afternoon with the sunshine the cold air pours in. we will have that in a complete. we will check the first alert doppler network and dry across the carolina at longhorn steak like this doesn't need anything else. which is why we don't just add, anything else. longhorn steaks that sizzle for $12.99. the new smoky bacon sirloin. the new spicy grilled jalapeno sirloin. and the parmesan crusted sirloin.
31 louisburg, 30 siler city, 26 sanford, 3 33 lillington, hope mills. fayetteville 31. 28 right now and by lunchtime 32 degrees and through the late day only mid 30's. we will see lots of sunshine. clear skies around and that will keep it colder then we will talk rain midweek. maybe snowflakes. the seven-day forecast in a bit. amber: there are a number of local celebrations and commemorations to remember dr. martin luther king jr. on his national holiday. barbara: the doors will hope for the triangle event faith prayer break pass in durham where gloria rodriguez is live this morning with the details. good morning, gloria. gloria: good morning to you. as you said, 7:15 at the sher tan until 11:00 it is free and always a wonderful event to
>> let's celebrate today. >> mark anthony middleton will be the keynote speaker. the break fast has been a tradition more than two decades. always drawing a large crowd more than 1,000 are expected to stand this year. middleton is known for activeism in the community the found are and pastor of abundant christian church in durham. the annual m.l.k. march is today in raleigh. it begins at the state can capitol at 11:00 and continues past the raleigh eye"eyewitness news" studio. it drew about 1,000 last year, many chanting and singing spirituals. abc11 is sponsoring the annual m.l.k. musical celebration at duke energy center. john clark will be the emcee.
it is at 5:00 p.m. in addition one of the largest m.l.k. events in the state is going on this morning in fayetteville. the prayer breakfast is 7:30 at crown expo center. so there's a lot to do today if you want to commemorate martin luther king jr. gloria rodriguez, abc 11 eyewitness news. amber: two weeks from today iowa residents will gather for the presidential caucuses. barbara: last night the
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freeze coming the chance of black ice in places where yesterday's rain and snow may have melt and refrozen. authorities are search for a hit-and-run driver who killed two teenagers. they were walking home from a gas station when hit. anyone with information is asked to call the highway patrol. there is no word on when three of the four americans released by iran in a prisoner hostage swap will return to the united states. officials say they are undergoing evaluations in germany. a fourth freed american opted to stay in iranment amber: eight inmates at a state prison in heart harnett are recovering after overdosing on illegal drugs. a spokesperson says the inmates appeared to get sick after using synthetic marijuana and were taken to a hospital. harnett correctional institution is a medium security pitcher that can old -- prison that
they are investigating the situation. investigators from the f.a.a. are joining the probe into a sky diver's jump in franklin county. they are looking into whether his parachute opened properly. he had two successful jumps before a hard landing. he had more than 1,800 jumps. he would fly tandem with inexperienced sky divers. barbara: a florida 911 operator left calls unanswered violated policy and was disciplined. ok. amber: that is unbelievable.
it is official. the road to super bowl 50 goes through charlotte. amber: after they defeated seattle officials are looking at the honestly jest particulars of -- logistics of hosting another round. they were cruising to a 31-0 lead. barbara: but the seahawks showed us the game is not over until the time runs out. mark: i would guess the heart rates are returning to normal levels. what an afternoon here at bank of america same as the panthers jumped all over the seahawks for one half and almost gave it all back. here are the highlights. luke keuchly takes this in the first half and just like that it was 14-0. it got much better. cam the dart it greg olsen, 31-0. nobody could believe this was happening. but you knew russell wilson will
this reminiscent to make it 31-24. on onside kicking thomas davis to the rescue. he went and got it and the panthers are moving on. >> it never felt sweeter in your hands? >> not at all. great team victory and definitely felt good knowing that our coaches trust me enough to put me in that situation. >> at the end of the day nothing compares to the support and when you score and defense is out there and fans are giving us every thing they have got screaming and chanting. and it pays off. mark: when the cardinals come next sunday the winners are off to the super bowl. barbara: the panthers head to
follow joe mazur on twitter for up-to-the-minute reports on and off the field. then watch "eyewitness news" sunday at 6:00, 10:00 and 11:00 and get player interviews after the game. it was crazy. did you see the kids that got balls? amber: i love it. i love how they replay. in order. the little girl. anchor: the second was like this. the third kid was really excited. barbara: my gosh, the first part of the game was nuts. don: at halftime i had to go get a subscription and nobody was out. it was dead. and i came back and i'm like whoa! amber: then they were saying, the people who were broadcasting said it was so loud the players can't hear them blowing the whistles so many times.
barbara: and it was like why is it snowing. don: it was nice. north and east of here places got up to an i think of snow. we will show you what is going on now. today and the next couple of days we don't see any precipitation. but thursday 50-50 shot of seeing snow and it mixes with rain into friday. we will talk about that in a moment. a live look into downtown raleigh and temperature running in the 20's. 28 degrees, 21 the dew point. 75% humidity and it is just not going to change much. 30 right now with a northwest wind at seven. even with the sunshine moving in today the temperatures are not going to jump that much balls we are in very cold air. 25 sanford, 28 r.d.u. smith 268. 31 fayetteville. the latest clear skies, satellite, not much to show you. the cold air is shoving south.
and tennessee. even parts of mississippi seeing snow with the cold air. we will stay clear through the midweek today, tomorrow, not feel to show you other than it will be very cold. first alert predictor forecast model, look at tomorrow at 5:00, just 26 degrees and as we go into wednesday clouds builds in and the model wednesday night into thursday tries to trigger a few snowflakes. thursday night into friday also but today the arc trick front through. winds could kick up to 20 miles an hour. tonight they will die a bit, down into single digits. wind-chill could be single digit, too because tomorrow temperatures will be in the teens to start actuals. the rest of today, 35 raleigh and cary, 34 wake forest and garner. you will stay below freezing today orb at freezing in roxboro and south hill.
south and west into the sand hills, sanford 36, 27 goldsboro, 38 fayetteville sunny skies. tonight across the area back into the teens for overnight lows. 16 raleigh. 19 fayetteville. 15 durham and wind-chills into the single digits. seven seven seven showing -- first alert seven-day forecast seven tomorrow 30's for highs. mid 30's. by wednesday 39 degrees and thursday the chance of showers thursday night into friday and we will start possibly with snow and changing to all rain friday. the rain could be heavy at times into the 40's friday. saturday the rain showers clear and we will see sunshine starting to break out and sunday sunshine and temperatures in the 40's. below normal all week. barbara: ok. amber: snow thursday? don: i think friday will be warm enough that if we do it will be
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