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where, or how or by whom. he was treated by ems crews and then flown to the hospital. again -- we're told he is expected to survive - these are non life threatening injuries. this is early in the investigation -- no word on whether anyone will face charges. but it was an accident. we hope to speak with neighbors soon and bring you more on wavy news 10 at 11. live in suffolk lk 10 on your sde. first, an important stop-- on the road to light rail in virginia beach. city leaders are now facing a deadline to show commitment towards extending "the tide" from norfolk. this week, the state threatened to pull 155-million dollars. transportation officials told the city to sign-- or risk losing that money. 10 on your side's liz palka went to an open house tonight. so, liz what are
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tom and nicole - most i spoke with are in favor of light rail and the city moving forward with the memorandum of understanding. while there were some here who are passionately against it. c5 8:19:29 - i'd love to be able to pck up up the tide and get into norfolk from here. hampton roads transit transportation board sent this resolution to the city of virginia beach. calling for the city to agree to a memorandum of understanding - or mou. and submit an application to buy light rail cars. all by april 30th. virginia beach city manager dave hansen... c31 8:34:17- committing to the purchase of the light rail vehicles at 50/50 and following through on the mou just seems logical for our city council to consider. most residents at the open house seemed to be tracking the latest
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transportation board and city leaders. noting: the board and transportation secretary aubrey layne say state funding will be on the line without the mou. c5 8:20:21 - i can understand the city's perspective and not wanting to committ before they know how much it's going to cost. but i hope they can do that quickly. because i'd be really sad to see the money go somewhere else. c30 8:31:58 - i think that they should use the 155 million dollars that the government has given them because if they don't then they're going to have to stand in line and wait their turn again. resident dane bly(the) calls the idea of extending the tide from norfolk to virginia a "financial time bomb." c32 8:41:13 - of course, locally id like for us to spend that 155 million dollars on road projects that are badly needed. and we have a back log right now any way.:20 many city leaders still pushing forward with the project. some suggesting there could be a light rail referendum on the november ballot seeking more input from residents. hansen saying - that's
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c31 8:36:45 - this is a decision that the council will take on themselves. councilman john moss told me at the open house he understands a referendum will be proposed next month. mayor will sessoms said, if there is a referendum, state funding won't be affected because of that memorandum of understanding. i'm liz palka, 10 on you side. toll patrol goes to the legislature. a bill on the way to the virginia senate would give you more time to pay you toll bill, reduce penalties charged to you, and v-dot would make sure you know what you owe. dozens went before a gloucester judge today. they all had backed bills from crossing the coleman bridge, and as the fines and fees added up, so did the to pay hundreds,
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fines is outrageous. taking stuff from me it doenst feel moral at all. 20:58 for people who showed up today, the judge dismissed some violations and settled others. newport news police now have three people in custody for a meth investigation. they are still connecting the dots between two separate locations -- and all the suspects. autumn wells, michael adkins, and dana chandonnet are in jail-- facing charges. between sunday and last night, police have made two busts on middlesex road -- right across the street from each other. neighbors tell us they had questions about what went on in one home, for 00:30 there's always a lot of junk in the front yard and them sitting out front and all that kind of stuff. (butt) ballard: 01;00 it's kind of odd because we don't usually have that kind of stuff happen around here, and it was just different from the norm. 01:09 we have asked police
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working together-- and what was in the house that lead them to investigate the apartment. they said they're not ready to share that information yet. virginia beach police are looking for the man they say tried to rob someone tonight. dispatchers say the attack happened on holland road in the chimney hill area around seven. they say the man hit someone on the head, but didn't have a weapon. medics took that person to the hospital. they say police were using helicopters to look for the suspect, but they haven't found him. they did not have a good description to share. all new tonight. deputies in gloucester county are looking for a bank robber. they sent us these pictures from the langley federal credit union on george washington highway. around four this afternoon, they say this man gave the teller a note demanding cash. deputies say he ran into the farm fresh parking lot and drove off. if you recognize him -- call the sheriff's office. virginia beach police are trying to freeze out robberies at frozen yogurt stores. they have linked saturday night's heist at the virginia beach boulevard skinny dip with
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the first one was at the providence square skinny dip, last month. if you recognize the suspect -- call the crime line. some neighbors in norfolk returned to the scene of a huge weekend fire. together, the ocean view residents picked through the remains of what used to be their homes. 10 on your side's andy fox -- was there with them today. (15 nat sd of hot watere heater) runs:03 a hot water heater tossed aside ( 1 ) as investigaotors, one from atf, fire marshals all our here sholder to sholder trying to get a cause of the west ocean view fire (6 nat sd of staples) runs: lucky home owners who still have their home putting up blue tarp. (5) it looks like a war zone and it looks better than it did (one shot with nat) runs:03 next door at the beach house apartments tenants able to get belonings. property manager debbie hall showed us around (7:50 24 ) (they were looking for fire when they wer coming acros the ceilign they ahd to cimb up there they
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panleft) runs:34 andy fox toys if you want to learn more about how you can help these people recover -- look for our coverage of the ocean contract with local shipyards -- which may help workers in need of jobs. the contract could be worth about two- and-a-half-billion dollars, through 20- 21. that money could go to three norfolk shipyards including b-a-e
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layoff 530 employees in march. the two other yards involved are marine hydraulics and general dynamics. the award won't be enough to stop the layoffs -- but it could help workers get jobs in the future. target is looking for six-hundred people to help fill positions at its facility in suffolk. that's on manning bridge road. target says it's adding new equipment and products -- so customers get their orders faster. the new jobs involve equipment operations, packaging, and shipping. find out more about how you can apply -- posted with this story on wavy dot com. a democratic presidential candidate has just set up shop in norfolk. hillary clinton now has a campaign office on west 21 street. organizers say supporters of the democrat can gather there to make calls and host meetings before the march 1st primary. the campaign says it has support from congressman bobby scott, norfolk mayor paul fraim and hampton mayor george wallace. and apparently -- clinton has the support of virginia voters.
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christopher newport university has the former secretary of state leading two weeks out. pollsters say virginia democrats are still hesitant about her, but she is holding a solid lead over vermont senator bernie sanders. on the republican side, that same poll has donald trump leading florida senator marco rubio followed by texas senator ted cruz. those predictions differ from voters nationwide. in a new n-b-c news/wall street journal poll, ted cruz has taken the lead with 28 per cent of republican primary voters to donald trump's 26 per cent. marco rubio has 17 per cent, with ohio governor john kasich at 11 per cent. tonight -- american voters got the chance to question the republican presidential candidates. c-n-n hosted a town hall in south carolina. it featured back and forths between doctor ben carson, senator ted cruz and senator marco rubio. a city comes together to help some families who otherwise would be left out in the cold. how
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changing their housing-- and what the city is doing to ease the pain. there's a new way for you to keep track of chesapeake bay restoration projects. hear how. and-- a look outside through towercam 10 shows quiet skies, but it's cooler tonight. what will the morning
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i do everything on the internet. but, it's kind of slow. my friends say i should get fios because it's the fastest. i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. (husband) we're out of 2%! i wonder what else could be better around here? (husband) i heard that. switching to better internet is now easier than ever. only fios has the fastest internet available, with uploads up to 5x faster than cable. get 100 meg upload and download speeds. plus tv and phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract.
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new tonight -- we're hearing from one of the men portsmouth police believe killed a teenager. five people are facing charges after three people were shot in may. police say 19-year-old raykwuan short killed a teen on deep creek boulevard. he shared his side of the story only with 10 on himself in because he did not kill 17 year old jayzavia hill and has nothing to hide. short admits he was by the scene on may 9th - when police found hill shot to death on deep creek boulevard. he says he and friend andre keel - who's also charged in the murder - were just driving by, when a bullet came through the windshield and struck keel. short says the pair didn't have a gun. tonight, he tells us the murder charges against him are an "injustice." "04:14 "any other reason why you believe police have charged you in connection with this?"
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shot and it's word on the street, whatever they're saying, that's all portsmouth police go by, is word on the street." proseuctors originally withdrew charges in this case, but recently indicted five people for the crime. samking beale is also in custody. police are still looking for andre keel, jalon trotter, and roderick britt. short says keel plans to turn himself in, too, but on his own time. as always -- if you can help find them call 1- 888-lock-u-up. you never have to give your name, and you may even earn a reward. one day after we told you about the search for a murder suspect-- newport news police say he turned himself in. 26-year-old stephen hayes is behind bars, along with 33-year-old laratio dantzler. officers say they shot and killed two people last month, on 14th street near wickham avenue. officers shot dantzler at the scene, after they say he shot at them. they took him to jail from the hospital.
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is suing the woman who accused him of sexual assault. the suit he filed in philadelphia today, names the alleged victim andrea constand, her lawyer, mother and the publisher of the national enquirer. cosby faces charges of drugging and molesting constand at his home in 2004. dozens of other women have come forward -- saying the same thing happened to them. his suit suggests everyone involved breached a contract. it's been nine months since police found a housekeeper mansion. today, federal prosecutors indicted a man on 20 counts -- including first degree murder and kidnapping. police believe 35-year-old daron wint killed the savopoulos family in may. they identified him by d-n-a from a pizza box. investigators found the bodies -- while responding to a house fire. if he's found guilty -- wint could spend the rest of his life in prison. thousands of law enforcement officers came together -- to honor and remember one of their fallen brothers.
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ot one of two sheriff's deputies, shot and killed at a restaurant in maryland last week. harford county sheriff deputy patrick dailey's body arrived by fire truck. daily was a volunteer with the local fire company for nearly 40 years. (anchors ad lib toss to don) rest of today: partly to mostly cloudy. highs will be in the upper 40s. winds ne 5-10mph. tonight: partly cloudy...a stray evening shower is possible. colder. lows near 30. winds north 5- 10mph. thursday: mostly sunny but chilly. highs will be near 40. winds north 10-20mph. rest of today: partly to mostly cloudy. highs will be in the upper 40s.
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cloudy...a stray evening shower is possible. colder. lows near 30. winds north 5- 10mph. thursday: mostly sunny but chilly. highs will be near 40. winds north 10-20mph. rest of today: partly to mostly cloudy. highs will be in the upper 40s. winds ne 5-10mph. tonight: partly cloudy...a stray evening shower is possible. colder. lows near 30. winds north 5- 10mph. thursday: mostly sunny but chilly. highs will be near 40. winds north
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near 40. winds north 10-20mph. a local school is warming to the wonders of solar energy. see why students were basking in a "solarbration." apple has a message to you about security-- following a judge's order for the company to hack the the san bernadino shooter's i-phone. why the c-e-o calls it a dangerous overreach by the governement. i'm bruce rader and coming up in 25 minutes on the sportswrap, it was practice night at daytona as teams get ready for sunday's 500 here on fox 43, i'll have highlights and interviews. joe jones is the new football coach at nationally recognized ocean lakes high school, we'll hear from him. old dominion and william and mary get back on the court tomorrow night, and highlights from tonight's
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if you own a smartphone -- apple is calling on you. the company is fighting a court ruling-- we told you about last night-- related to the san bernardino terror attack. the company shared a letter on social media -- calling for a public discussion about security. a federal judge ordered apple to help the f-b-i break into one of the shooter's phones. the feds say they are tracking leads to isis-- and have given the company five days to respond. less than 24 hours after the ruling -- apple
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that letter. it says "helping the f-b-i today - could endanger millions of iphone users, even you". (sot josh earnest / white house spokesman :16-:28) "they are not asking apple to redesign its product or to create a new back door to one of their products. they're simply asking for something that would have an impact on this one device." (butt) key? apple says it is worried the government will use the same tool over and over -- not just in this case. it says it has been helping in the investigation, but creating the technology would simply be too dangerous. police rescue a couple bears from the back of a vehicle. see the strange traffic stop -- caught on camera. some new technology to help local high schoolers stay ahead of their
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i do everything on the internet. but, it's kind of slow. my friends say i should get fios because it's the fastest. i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. (husband) we're out of 2%! i wonder what else could be better around here? (husband) i heard that. switching to better internet is now easier than ever. only fios has the fastest internet available, with uploads up to 5x faster than cable. get 100 meg upload and download speeds. plus tv and phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract.
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rest of today: partly to mostly cloudy. highs will shower is possible. colder. lows near 30. winds north 5- 10mph. thursday: mostly
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will be near 40. winds north 10-20mph. rest of today: partly to mostly cloudy. highs will be in the upper 40s. winds ne 5-10mph. tonight: partly cloudy...a stray evening shower is possible. colder. lows near 30. winds north 5- 10mph. thursday: mostly sunny but chilly. highs will be near 40. winds north 10-20mph. rest of today: partly to mostly cloudy. highs will be in the upper 40s. winds ne 5-10mph. tonight: partly cloudy...a stray evening shower is possible. colder. lows near 30. winds north 5- 10mph. thursday: mostly sunny but chilly. highs will be near 40. winds north
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the closing of a hotel in williamsburg could have left dozens of people out in the cold, but the to make sure they'll be okay. 10 on your side's erin kelly explains what's know what to think because i'm a single mother of three. 1246 that was dionna wolmart's reaction when she learned the super 8 hotel where she lives and works was shutting down.
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bought the richmond road property in january -- and is planning a renovation of the area. c0031 - dionna wolmart - resident 1807 there's not many opportunities here for people that are homeless like myself. you know what i mean? i mean, the only opportunity, for real, is, here in williamsburg, is either a shelter or resort to staying in a hotel. 1821 though she and her children have stayed at the hotel off and on for four years -- she says transitional housing and other opportunities. c0027 - roy gerardi - williamsburg human services 5555 our approach is to help folks holistically and long term. i use the analogy or the expression of, we just don't want to use a band-aid. 5602 about 35 people had been living in the hotel long term. some were able to find somewhere else to go. but seven other families met with human services counselors. c0027 - roy gerardi - difficulty for them to really get beyond motel living. 5627 and we
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come up with a long term plan. 5633 a grant-funded "care team" -- which includes social workers and nurses -- has also helped one of the families in need. c0029 - roy gerardi - williamsburg human services 400 it's mainly connecting folks to these resources because often, you know, they didn't get into this situation overnight, so it's hard to fix the situation overnight 408 erin kelly toys the city says several families have moved to different hotels with the same weekly rate. williamsburg does have an ordinance saying people can only stay in a hotel for 30 consecutive days. landstown high school in virginia beach is one of four schools in the state-- paving the way to the future-- using renewable energy. dominion power and the dominion foundation selected them for the "solar for schools" program. today, they held a "solarbration". nats solar car driving that's video of the solar-powered car demonstrating the versatility of this
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school has a one-kilowatt system that converts sunlight into electric power. how much electricity is that? it can power 15 desktop computers, 33 ten-gallon aquariums, or four flat screen televisions. we have just learned the cause of a massive oil spill from last year. federal investigators are blaming corrosion on a pipeline. in may, 140-thousand gallons of crude oil seeped out in santa barbara, california. it fouled up miles of coast line and tar balls of oil washed up nearly 100 miles away. fans of the chesapeake bay can now track restoration projects online. the website is called chesapeake progress. go there to see how virginia, maryland, d-c and other states are working to clean the bay. it shows goals and outcomes of different projects and decisions. find a link on wavy dot com. a raleigh police officer talked a 16 year old off a bridge without opening his mouth. tuesday, police
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lanes of traffic while he used sign language to communicate with her. officers say she is safe and under evaluation. the officer's family says he was in the right place at the right time to save the day. investigators in wisconsin say they've caught two people who stole giant teddy bears. here they are -- taking them from the back seat of a vehicle. officers say the woman stole the bears and chocolates from a walgreens. they arrested the women, but didn't mention any charges. thousands of local students are getting access to the next level of tech. hear what these
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know you can deposit checks right from your phone. transfer money to someone quickly and easily. speak to a financial professional when it's convenient. and pay for things using android pay. know that with pnc's convenient solutions,
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thousands of portsmouth high schoolers are getting access to new laptops, thanks to a state grant.
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handing them out, at woodrow wilson today. 10 on your side's anita blanton has more on what this means for the students -- the day started a little different for high school students in portsmouth. and because of these chromebooks they'll never be the same. (48)39:32 it's about opening up a world for these kids so they can take advantage of the information that's out there 39:39 we were right there as orientation began. (51)41:26 it's basically like a book full of change. (47)34:22 today what we're working on what's called gizmos from has its perks. (51)41:43 now we aint gotta share than having to reserve time in a computer lab 33:39 (48)35:46 the chromebooks were a great always take advantage of in january. isle of wight county schools have been using ipads since damaged beyond repair good carrying cases the other thing is having insurance 37:36 they also this is an excellent day for portsmouth makes you proud to be a part of the division 39:56 anita
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i-c norcom students receive their chromebooks tomorrow and churchland is set for friday. also of note, the district not only upgraded the network infrastructure for the high schools. they also enhanced it for the middle schools so that if this project
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the admirals open up a 7-game homestand. highlights from scope. we'll meet the new football coach at ocean lakes high school. and we're getting closer to the daytona 500.
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sportswrap. are you ready for racing? nascar drivers are--they were back on the track taking practice laps for sunday's daytona 500 and boys are these cars fast. i'm bruce rader, welcome to the sportswrap live on this wednesday night--michael mcdowell, one of 8 drivers trying to qualify for the final four spots in the daytona 500 field, set a fast lap of over 200 miles an hour in his number 59 chevy, as nascar's very short off season comes to an end. twenty five drivers hit the track today, and while chase elliott has already won the pole and matt kenseth has nailed down the outside starting spot, tomorrow night's twin qualifying races will determine starting posistions 3-through 40 for the 500. the first big daytona 500 crash occurred at the start of today's second practice after ty dillon's no. 95 chevrolet began spewing oil.
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sorenson checked up in turn 2, and when he did, michael waltrip ran into the back of ryan newman, who was behind sorenson. three other cars were waltrips take. "i saw the 95 or 59 smoke a little bit ryan let off the gas, i let off whoever was drving 35 must no t have seen it i bumped ryan they bumped me chain reaction going so fast happens so quickly i didn't have a chance to not bump in to ryan glad he didn't hit anything and unfortunatly i did. anything and unfortunatly i did. carl edwards who was responsible for the big crash in saturday's sprint unlimited, is looking to have better luck in sunday's 500. despite his 25 cup wins and 115 top five finishes, edwards has never won a series championship or the daytona 500. carl has a

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