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>> abc 11 eyewitness news at 6:00 starts right now. >> and breaking news is first tonight. u.n.c. is the number one seed in the east. the selection coming in just before 6:00. that means tar heel fans won't have to travel far to see their team in the tournament. they'll play right here in raleigh as the march madness begins. we'll have more in sports. >> also breaking right now an active shooter situation unfolden in a washington, d.c. suburb. in prince george's county in landsover, maryland. authorities warning people who
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headquarters there to stay inside. the busy d.c. beltway is also shut down. one is critically hurt and there may be more than one suspect on the loose. updates on the abc 11 mobile app. >> also new at 6:00, a police standoff in fayetteville that went on for hours is finally over. good sunday evening, everyone. i'm joel brown. >> and i'm heather waliga. police say the man broke into the house on morganton road and refused to come out. no one was in the house at the time. joel: the incident began when the suspect allegedly tried breaking into a neighboring home but was run off. police stay this is the fourth time this man has been involved in a situation like this. clouds rolling in and rain and showers too.
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about rain for the rest of the night? >> we should -- we could see thunderstorms and isolated showers. show you where we're currently seeing a bit of rain. just to the east of you, a cell pushing on up towards wake forest. that will continue to move north and east through the next hour. another cell pushing in blanketing your hillsboro area and also, chapel hill could have a cell pushing in on you. early there was a problem in northampton county. that is moving on. showers and thunderstorms possible throughout the later afternoon and evening hours through tomorrow morning. we think we'll have a lull before more storms show new the forecast. we'll talk about that in a bit. heather: thank you and you can
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your way using the first alert weather a.m. it's free in the app store and google play. to vote 2016 now. with less than 48 hours until the north carolina primary it's a family effort for hillary clinton on the capable trail. the democratic front-runner's daughter chelsea in raleigh this afternoon making the final pitch on her mom's behalf. what's the message from the clinton camp? >> the message today was about voting on tuesday. faculty and students got a chance to ask chelsea clinton about how her mother plans to tackle college loan dealt. chelsea clinton receiving a warm welcome sunday. she sat down to take questions from a majority black audience of shaw university faculty and student.
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minds, how and loans should be forgiven after 20 years' of work experience. chelsea ridiculed bernie's proposal of free tuition, saying it would cost more than $11 billion. >> i think that when people ask those questions and evaluate the different candidates based on who is proposing change and also who has a record of being a change maker. it's my mother. >> chelsea says her mom would fight to protect the affordable care act and lower drug costs. chelsea, we asked her about that incident where a man was attacked at a donald trump rally
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she said it was horrifying. >> thank you. today it was the former first daughter. tomorrow, it's the former president making a north carolina campaign swing. bill clinton will be in winston-salem and asheville monday for hillary 2016 rallies and clinton and bernie sanders will be in charlotte tomorrow night. on the republican side, senator ted cruz is appearing tonight in charlotte. he'll also be in fayetteville tomorrow. donald trump will be making a stop in hickory. donald trump may pay the legal bills for the man arrested at trump's rally. trump said he's instructed his people to explore the fobalt possibility of paying the bill for john franklin mcgraw. some said mcgraw may have gotten carried away and maybe he doesn't like seeing what's happening in the country.
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mcgraw has been charged with assault. tuesday, we are your source for election night. we have all the results as they come in heather: new at 6:00, a man freed after spending 20 years in prison found dead this morning. darryl hunt's body was discovered inside a car in winston-salem. no one had seen him for nine days. police say he had a medical condition that required treatment. how he died is unclear. hunt was wrongfully convicted of rape and murder in 1984 and was exonerated by d.n.a. evidence nearly 20 years later. it has been 10 years since the party that led to the duke lacrosse scandal. when members of the duke lacrosse team were accused of rape. they were charged but the accusation of fake. tonight's espn "30 for 30" documentary serials will look at
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it starts at 9:00 p.m. on espn. thousands of runners pushing their bodies to the limit on to bicycle road marathon. >> it's been a long day. abc 11 is a proud sponsor of the race which follows the american tobacco trail. i tweeted out this photo of team abc 11. here we are at the finish line and here is caitlyn benefiting from the test of endurance. >> it was another successful race for the to bengal marathon. more than 4,000 runners turned out, including the guinness world record holder for most marathons run, a staggers 1,635. how in the world is that possible? >> because i'm real old. >> and you're really in shape, i would say. >> you're wrong about that. that's ok. >> what makes you do these? >> because it's there, because
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>> as this particular race as a reputation of being fun and fast, it's a big draw for runners all over the area. some came to raise money for their own causes. >> we're out here to raise money for veterans. our organization helps our veterans connect with resources. >> all of the money goes to various charitiesesincluding the red cross, with $600,000 raised over the last six years, thanks to this being entirely run by vonals. >> a lot of good people helping here. we could not do this race without the help of the volunteers. this race takes over 700 volunteers. >> it's reasons like this that made us so proud to be a sponsor this year, prompting some of those on camera and behind the
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>> i was really happy with my effort today. >> in cary, abc 11 eyewitness news. joel: thank you. and you disappeared. did i forget to take my medal off? did it happen again? heather: you've done this twice now. howled it feel the second time around? joel: better. last time this year, you couldn't stand the smell of the ben-gay. one more year for if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together,
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ic four. an coiled cell claiming responsibility. >> a house fire that killed two people this morning started in marion. right now we're waiting to learn the names and ages of the victims.
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out of hand no longer threatening homes tonight. you can see the smoke as fire crews battle the flames near oak mills. a barn burned but no damage to any houses there. firefighters are now working tonight to determine the cause. coming up this sunday night, from an empty arena to showroom floor, the impressive transformation a at the state fairgrounds this weekend. >> here's a live look at the
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hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. heather: breaking march madness bracket news, duke will play u.n.c. wilmington if the first round of the a.c.c. tournament. we'll have more ahead in sports. joel: the state fairgrounds home to some special rides this weekend. the carolina collector autofest wrapping up this afternoon. the arena looked like a showroom floor filled with classic cars. everything from old corvettes to models dating back to the 1950's. wheels down at the state fairgrounds this weekend. heather: and the new co-anchor who happens to be at the desk just hours after running that harr -- marathon.
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my thanks to liz horton. we were worried about possibly some rain. liz: we're now seeing it. congratulations. we're so proud of our entire team that finished the half marathon. right now, showers pushing out to the north and east in wade county. severe thunderstorm warning way out to the east. let's go first to wake county. downtown raleigh around the 440 beltline, could see a bit of rain here. up towards wake forest, could see a bit of rain there. towards franklin county and further out to the east there. a cell approaching hillsboro and another one here. it's going to be moving to the north and east. back behind, that clearing conditions. we're watching a few showers and
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of the charlotte area. we could end up seeing a few more isolated thunderstorms later this evening. some cool clouds right now. 73 degrees. winds from the southeast -- southeast around eight miles per hour. you can see a huge temperature divide with the rain. 81 in fayetteville and cooler temperatures off to the north and east. lower 70's in rocks wrong. warm weather towards texas, all this associated with a big system also pushing out towards portions of oklahoma and arkansas and sparking some severe weather here as well. we have several warnings under way right now, including a tornado warning and severe thunderstorm warnings out in portions of arkansas. it's important because tomorrow that severe weather is going to be pushing east towards us. we're under a marginal risk for severe weather.
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will not be anything like tornadoes. could see some hail and damaging winds with some of the storms that form in the afternoon and evening hours. rain chances tonight. isolated spotty coverage off and on. likely a few more strong thunderstorms popping up to the east. around here, maybe a thunderstorm or two possibly in the evening hours. overnight we could get a bit of a lull. maybe a few spotty showers but by the morning commute you could see just a few wet zones. other than that, you could see a few peeks of sunshine between clouds and then things change. tomorrow night we'll see more of a setup for more thunderstorms converging coming together and passing through into early tuesday morning. the good news is that on tuesday, we should clear out and things should look ok. our active weather day is going to be monday.
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we just showed you, at least for tonight. 58 durham, 59 raleigh. near 60 in fayetteville and clinton. tomorrow, likely more cloud cover in the afternoon but things will be warmer. upper 70's expected in durham, raleigh and fayetteville about 78. you can see a disturbance moving through. cold front on tuesday pushing through. not really a cold front. it's actually going to shift our winds and allow us to warm up a little bit more. on tuesday, no excuse not to get out and vote. beautiful weather, near 80 degrees with sunshine. even warmer on wednesday. we'll be within a few degrees of a record set there quite a few years ago. cool down on thursday as a cool front moves through and likely cooler this weekend as well. heather: after that 84 that's going to feel a little chilly.
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joel: it is a big day. selection sunday. who's going to the big dance? duke, u.n.c. >> u.n.c. is a one seed and duke is a four seed. that's what we know so far for our local teams. if you're a bubble team you're probably still waiting but
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we're heading. there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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>> now, abc 11 eyewitness news sports, sponsored by your local toyota dealers. >> it's selection sunday. not much more needs to be said. you and i get to suffer and celebrate in the comfort of our couches or cubicle but there are still teams left uncertain if they'll play at all in the big dance. but these are the number one seeds for this year's ncaa tournament and carolina is one of them. the tar heels, the number one seed in the east and roy williams with a pretty good record as a top seed. more on that in a bit. the a.c.c. with two top seeds as virginia grabbed the midwest region's number one seed and kansas is the overall top seed in the number one seed in the south. as for the final top spot, it went to oregon in the west, despite many arguing for michigan state after winning the big ten tournament. as for the blue devils, they
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national title run and will look to do it as a four seed in the west region. the blue delelves will face 13 seed u.c. wilmington on thursday. if duke wins they could potentially fails baylor so that could be an interesting draw for them. it was no surprise that carolina ended up as the number one seed in the east region. under roy williams, they've had two elite finishes, a final four finish and won two national titles and after saturday's a.c.c. tournament win, the tar heels looking in top shape and during the selection sunday show, charles barkley saying he thinks u.n.c. is the team to beat. . they have people circling them in as a pick in houston, a spot the players are motivated to reach. >> i think the last three games we've had something to prove
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notre dame, we gave up the lead earlier this year at they're place and virginia, did the same thing. this whole tournament was all about revenge and proving ourselves. going into the ncaa tournament we still have more to prove. >> just have to keep this up. definitely enjoy this for a little while but then we'll have to get ready for whoever is our next step. >> mendoza can now add overnight star to his resume. he made "sportscenter"'s top 10 with an incredible play vs. boston college. n.c. state at it again today. the wolf pack in a jam, down 1-0 in the seventh. get out of it with the stewart from beckman. the plan to keep d.c. from scoring. ninth inner, kinsler firing.
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the pack had a chance in their final at-bat to tie it or go ahead. the bases loaded, two outs. sam shellered looking to play hero. no good, know, the as n.c. state false 1-0. trying to close out their weekend series. in the bottom of the first, jimmy herron, sac fly to center field. duke up you0. later on, next batter jack up next in the order. the pitch is wild. max miller goes ahead to score. duke led 2-0 there. ryan mccaffrey, two complete games. duke wins 3-0. joel: thank you. a quick update on breaking news about that active shooter situation outside washington, d.c. prince george's police tweeting they have the suspect in custody. right now their office is at the
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