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eyewitness news... breaking news in raleigh. a crash shuts down traffic on a busy road. plus-- a battle over recounts. what a g-o-p lawyer is now calling on the state board of elections to do. and a special dinner looks to bring refugees together in the triangle. eyewitness news at ten starts right now. breaking news is first tonight. police ar shooting at the crossland economy studios. that's on highway 55 near allendown drive. our crew on the scene says one person went to the hospital with a gunshot wound. officers have the hotel roped off as they continue to investigate. we're also following breaking news in raleigh. a deadly motorcyle wreck on western boulevard. it happened shortly after 6-30 near central prison. the driver of the motorcyle died. no one else was hurt. police just
durham-- a suspect driving a stolen car leads deputies on a high speed chase. our crew on the scene says the camry crashed into another car on avondale drive. the men jumped out. a police dog captured one.... and the others are still on the loose. also new tonight. ballot battle. a lawyer for the g-o-p wants the state board of elections to take a closer look at 90-thousand ballots in durham. good evening i'm dejuan hoggard. heather walig this all comes after durham rejected the mccrory campaign's appeal. tim pulliam is in the raleigh eyewitness news center to break it all down for us. the state board of elections could hold a hearing on thursday this new hearing stems from a rejected appeal to recount votes in the governor's race in durham county. this week, pat mccrory's campaign and its surrogates will once again zero in on some 90,000 ballots in durham county.
stark want them recounted. recently. the campaign even hinted publicly at calling off a request for a statewide recount, if one happens in durham county. so they are taking their fight up a notch hoping the state elections board will make the final decision on those 90,000 ballots in durham. here's the background: the week before thanksgiving, stark took the republican-led durham county elections board to task during a hearing -- raising concerns over how those votes because of a computer problem. but the durham county elections board unanimously rejected the argument. sot bill brian/ durham county board elections 170707 we stand by that decision based on the evidence that was presented to us. mr. stark has every right to appeal us. and he did. this weekend, stark filed an appeal to the state board of elections. in the note, stark is raising more questions about the credibility of votes in durham county, including the possibility of felons voting.
determined it will hear stark's appeal giving the durham boe 48 hours to send transcripts, evidence and documents from the previous hearing. sot bill brian 170846 expedite the record -- which we are doing as fast as we can. the durham county elections board expects to receive the state board's formal request on monday. the durham board is planning to canvas votes on tuesday, which could be rejected by the state board -- if it decides on a recount. again, that hearing could happen on right now-- police are investigating a rolling gun battle in downtown rolling gun battle in downtown durham. officers say two vehicles were traveling on morgan street when they started to exchange gunfire. one of the cars crashed and the driver took off. no one was hurt. a bullet hole could be seen in the rear window of the car. so far no word of any arrests. to johnston county now-- where a homeowner shot an intruder. it happened
on adams road. that's right near i-40 in benson. deputies say the suspect broke a window and was entering the home-- when he was shot. the man was taken to wake med and is in stable condition tonight. a man is recovering tonight after falling into a sinkhole near falls lake. it happened early this morning on redwood road in durham. firefighters received a call for help and found the fisherman alive but visibly cold. he was taken to the hospital and we're told he is suffering from hypothermia. the sinkhole hurricane matthew. it's still not clear why he went past the security tape. new details tonight-- about a shooting that left a man dead outside a fayetteville wendy's. it happened yesterday afternoon on raeford road. police say the group had arranged to meet each other in the parking lot before the gunfire erupted. today, officers identified the victim as 31-year old brandon ratliff of norfolk virginia. two other men suffered minor injuries. police are still investigating. new tonight---
refugees. the vimala's curryblossom cafe hosted the welcome dinner this evening. organizers say they decided to bring everyone together following the results of the presidential election. organizers say the event also served as a space relationships among refugees and other community members. powerful reaction continues following the death of cuban leader fidel castro. the 90-year old who ruled the country with an iron fist died friday. his reign spanned ten u-s presidents. people in miami's little havanna took to the streets to celebrate. meanwhile... cuba is in day two of its nine day mourning
reacting to castro's death including president obama who was criticized for offering his condolences. meanwhile president-elect donald trump who has said he might undo america's renewed ties with cuba later said in a statement.. "our administ to ensure the cuban people can finally begin their journey toward prosperity and liberty." steve daniels will be in cuba starting on wednesday. keep it here on abc 11 for his special reports. now to the wildfires in the north carolina mountains. rain in the forecast could give crews the relief they need. meantime-- the party rock fire burning near lake lure is 85-percent contained. however, crews are reminding residents that there are still hazards in the
wildfires are more than 50- percent contained. more than 25- hundred firefighters are still in the mountains battling the flames by ground and air. one of the busiest travel days of the year is wrapping up right now. triple-a estimates one-point-four million people traveled over the holiday in north carolina. looking at the bigger picture... three-point-seven mllion people flew to their destinations nationwide. 50-thousand of them are north carolinians. we stopped by r- d-u international this afternoon where ever smoothly. the cost of flights also went up 21-percent this year. according to triple-a the average round trip ticket goes for two-hundred dollars. coming up tomorrow-- the city of fayetteville will meet to talk about hurricane matthew recovery. the community development department is holding a public hearing. they're looking to
people with home repairs. the meeting will take place at 7-pm inside city hall. also tomorrow-- the durham police department will host a "community conversation" with members of the mcdougald terrace neighborhood. it comes following last tuesday's deadly police shooting of frank clark. d-p-d says its partnering with the city's housing authority. the meeting is scheduled for monday evening.. at 6:00... inside the t-a grady recreation center. new tonight from president elect donald trump... next on eyewitness news-- why he says he could've won the popular vote. plus-- cyber monday is upon us. what are some of the best deals you can score if you shop online. but first... a live look outside of the raleigh eyewitness news
donald trump in a tweet-storm yet again. this time he's claiming millions of people voted illegally in the election. he tweeted this afternoon that he won the popular vote, millions of illegal votes. so far there's no evidence to support those claims. just like there's no evidence that voting machines were hacked in wisconsin. that theory is now prompting a recount in the state. abc's gloria riviera reports. :10-:13 :31-:38 :43-:47 1:19-1:24 :53-:59 turning now to charlotte... where a man is dead after a shooting inside a gentlemen's club. it happened around 3-30 this morning at "lust of charlotte". paramedics brought gregory spearman to the hospital where he later died.
charlotte... where a man is dead after a shooting inside a gentlemen's club. it happened around 3-30 this morning at "lust of charlotte". paramedics brought gregory spearman to the hospital where he later died. police say this is the first violent call they've received at the club in two years. tonight- we are learning new information on what may have sparked a shootout in new orleans that killed one person and wounded nine others. surveillance video just released shows a
safety in the french quarter. the area was crowded because of the thanksgiving holiday and the bayou classic football game at the nearby superdome. officers on mounted patrol rushed to the scene. police saying tonight it appears the shooting stemmed from an argument between two men. police are still following leads following leads in this case. so far no arrests have been made. four victims remain in the hospital tonight--with injuries that are not considered to be life threatening. new tonight-- police officers in missouri involved in a gun battle. it all happened early this morning when police responded to a report of gunshots in kansas city. when they arrived on scene-- officers say they saw suspects shooting from a vehicle. one officer returned fire. the shooting led to a car crash
ended up going to the hospital with gunshot wounds. no officers were hurt. new tonight--- coalition troops are reportedy making progress against isis in iraq and syria. national security adviser susan rice says iraqi forces have taken back about 55-percent of the territory that isis seized back in 2014. she also says troops have the key city of mosul completely surrounded. iraqi forces iraqi forces began their campaign to re- take mosul over a month ago. rice also said coalition troops have started isolating and ultimately seizing the group's de- facto capital of raqqa, syria.
million dollars richer tonight. a single ticket matched all six numbers in last night's drawing. the winning ticket was sold in lafayette-- that's northeast of nashville. that person has not come forward yet. according to lottery rules he or she has 180- days to claim their prize. retailers are preparing for an online shopping frenzy tomorrow for "cyber monday". analysts expect consumers to spend over three-point-three billion dollars on the internet tablets had some of the steepest price markdowns online with an average discount of 25-percent. televisions were also down 23- percent. the national retail federation projects shoppers will spend nearly 656- billion dollars this holiday season. you may also be able to score some sweet travel deals on cyber monday. experts say slow summer travel should result in big airfare and hotel deals. some may even last through the first week of
europe are expected to come quite cheap. it's a christmas parade on water. people gathered in wrightsville beach this weekend for the 33-rd annual holiday flotilla. boats decorated in christmas- themed lights made their way down the intercoastal waterway. folks were also treated to a fireworks show, games and food. chapel hill kicking off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony. the town hosted it's gaterhing in the memorial garden outside univesity baptist church. people got a chance to enjoy christmas car pictures with santa. meteorologist steve stewart is here now with the
nothing in the after doing absolutely nothing in the first half -- the panthers exploded for four touchdowns in just over twelve minutes of football. the surge gave carolina an eight point fourth quarter lead in oakland -- a lead they couldn't hold. passing in the first half and no first downs in the 2nd quarter - khalil mack reads the screen pass and newton throws it right to him. it's a 17 point oakland lead. it's like a different team came out of the locker room after halftime. newton on the money off his back foot - 88 yards to ted ginn -- that was sandwiched by two jonathan stewart scores to push carolina into the lead. then -- newton -- deep to kelvin benjamin who hadn't had a catch to this point in the game -- juggles
all the way back to take an eight point lead. oakland answers -- derek carr to clive walford -- they get the two point conversion to tie the game. inside of five minutes -- on third and long in their own territory -- carr to michael crabtree - a huge shift in field position and it leads to a raiders field goal. panthers now down three -- they drive to just outside of field goal range -- but on fourth down -- cam newton has out of his hand -- a valiant comeback turns into a disappointing loss -- the panthers drop to 4-and-7 that other team in the n-f-c championship game last year is having problems as well -- today the cardinals got torched by the falcons -- taylor gabriel -- look at the speed -- a 35 yard catch and run to break a 10-10 tie. in the 2nd half - telvin coleman -- barrels in -- falcons up by two touchdowns later -- this looks
matt ryan to gabriel again -- this time he cuts to the sideline and dives for the goal line - the falcons are closing in on their first playoff birth since 2- thousand-12. 38-19 the final rookie jered goff looking for his first touchdown pass -- in fact got three in new orleans -- he hits teyvon austin on a perfect throw to get los angeles on the board first. quarter -- nice dart to lance kendricks -- goff with 214 yards and the three scores to go along with an interception but drew brees was even better -- four touchdown passes and no picks -- plus mark ingram returning from concussion was big with 146 yards rushing -- the saints cruise 49-21 still ahead -- another fast and furious come back -- this one on the ice - and it just so happens to stick. the carolina
panthers weren't the only team with an offensive explosion tonight. the hurricanes scored three goals in less than three and a half minutes to overtake florida's version of the panthers. michael leighton in goal for his first start since last year when he played with chicago. early in the first -- he gives up two softies -- the second when he gets a glove on the puck but can't hold it -- and aaron ekblad is there -- leighton almost has has it -- but like that it's 2-nothing.
the canes get sparked by vicktor stalberg in front of the net set up by andrej nestrasil -- perfect pass -- it's 2-1 a couple of minutes later -- jeff skinner -- on a breakaway -- stops and pops up and over the goalie - we're tied at two. a minute later -- off the draw -- derek ryan -- finds the puck and rips one into the net - his first goal of the season -- ak ryan is in the right place at the right time. it's 3-2 canes. leighton made it standup -- 31 saves -- gets his first win since december of 2-thousnd-10 -- - 3-to-2 the final - big win for leighton in relief. the north carolina women are into the final the north carolina women
four in soccer. the men were hoping to get out of the third round. instead of playing at syracuse - the game was moved to a nearby community c of poor field conditions. tar heels had an early chance here in the snow -- alan winn's shot is no good...cuse's keeper hendrick hilpert somehow saves it off the rebound chance. u-n-'c kicking itself on that missed chance. but they would finish it about 20 minutes later -- jeremy kelly gets his third goal of the season at just the right time. that ended up being the difference maker...as the heels advance to elite eight where they'll hosr providence on
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