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3 happening today... how local law enforcement use body cameras will be the focus of a public meeting.. news 13's lauren brigman is live outside of the asheville police department.. lauren, when will the department start using body cameras? the asheville police department plans to implement body cameras for 60 officers as early as this summer. with that comes a policy as well. officials with the sheriff's office say this addition is one of the many reasons they chose to organize this event, now. 3 though a policy has been in place since the sheriff's office began using them last year, tonight's forum is a chance to answer questions from the public. one of the questions often asked is "who has access to this footage." officials with the buncombe sheriff's office say the only person who has access to body camera footage is the "lieutenant in the office of
internal affairs. authorities say since implementing the cameras, the sheriff's office has seen a drastic decline in complaints. but, two sheriff's deputies were recently terminated following a use of force complaint. in this case, authorities say the review of body camera footage was critical in making that decision. objective piece of material office use to decide whether or not there should be any disciplinary action or termination." 70 buncombe county sheriff's deputies are currently outfitted with body cams. they are also considering equipping school resource officers with them. buncombe county sheriff van duncan, asheville police chief tammy hooper and a local civil rights attorney are among those who will be in attendance. it will be in the highsmith union at 6 p-m, on the campus of u-n-c asheville. it is free and open to the public.
considered public record, but if you were involved in an incident and want access to the footage... you have that right. coming up at 6, authorities explain how to do that. live in downtown asheville, lauren brigman news 13. 3 3 3 a night of missed opportunities. that was the message from panthers head coach ron rivera after the team's heartbreaking loss against the denver broncos last night.07 this team out here played better than we did today. and that's why they won the football game. they did some really good things against us.12 3 3 news 13's luke notestine is in santa clara, california and talked with disappointed panthers fans after the big game. as he reports, despite the loss they are holding their heads high and have positive words for their home team. 3 good morning, well it's a tough day for carolina panthers fans as their favorite team falls to the
to 10 in super bowl 50. really the story of the day yesterday was the denver broncos defense. they set a super bowl record with 7 quarter back sacks, they forced 4 turnovers from the carolina panthers offense, cam newton, even though he was the league's mvp this year, he had no answer to that denver defense. von miller ,from the denver bronocs, was named the game's mvp. we were able to catch up with a few fans after the game late last night to get reaction on the difficult carolina panthers defeat. 19:30 when they come back next year, they'll have already been there, so only 3 or 4 people had been before, so i think it'll be real interesting next year. 28:36 luke on cameven though the carolina panthers lost last night in super bowl 50 they certainly have a lot to be proud of. they finished the season overall record of 17 and 2 and they have a very young but good nucleus of excellent players including cam newton and luke kikely, the panther fans have a lot to look forward to in the years stadium in santa clara, i'm luke notestine, news 13. 3 3 and new this morning...
minor car accident in santa clara after the game. the california highway patrol says the governor's vehicle was hit from behind. mccrory was not seriously hurt, and left the scene in another vehicle. he released a statement overnight... saying "we were very fortunate, and while i am still proud of the carolina panthers, this puts the game in proper perspective." he also thanked the california highway patrol and e-m-s for their quick action. 3 3 3 3 a south carolina utility company says duke energy's planned upgrade at lake julian is not necessary. "columbia energy" says its facility in lexington county can generate more than 500-megawatts of power for the asheville-area. the "state utilities commission" agreed to let "columbia" intervene in consideration of duke's proposed natural gas conversion here. the commission is expected to rule by march first, whether to allow construction of the new lake julian plant. 3 3 3 today, "chipotle" will close all of its restaurants across the nation, in the wake of recent outbreaks of e-coli and norovirus. they will close for
meeting for all employees. it is expected to last four hours. "chipotle" has already made changes that include paid leave, to make sure workers stay home when they are sick. the chain also made changes in how it prepares food. 3 3 3 3 tomorrow, voters will head to the polls for the first in the nation primary in new hampshire. the latest polls have republican donald trump and democrat bernie sanders in the lead. but their opponents are closing in. kenneth moton is in manchester, new hampshire with that final push for votes in this 2016 race for the white house. 3 it's crunch time?the day before the new hampshire primary.sot bernie sanders: "we need a political revolution."nats coat throw bernie sanders fired up but taking presidential punches from his rival's husband, former president bill clinton. sot bill clinton: "for her this is not about grand theories of revolution this is about whether we can improve people's lives."the former president was in new hampshire while hillary clinton was in flint, michigan taking on the
sot hillary clinton: "what happened in flint is immoral" the latest poll out of new hampshire shows clinton closing in on sandersgop frontrunner donald trump maintains a double-digit lead in the state?nat- trump: "quiet!" the republicans fought it out during the abc news gop debate but the attacks continued on the trail after jeb bush enlisted the help of former first lady barbara bush.sot trump: "poor poor poor jeb bush who brings out his mother cause he needed help. no, he needed help. mommy please come walk with me in the snow, mom!" marco rubio spent super bowl sunday defending his debate fumbles. sot sen. marco rubio /(r)presidential candidate: "and let's dispel once and for all with this fiction that barack obama doesn't know what he's doing. //let's dispel with this fiction that barack obama doesn't know what he's doing.// he knows exactly what he's doing."sot gov. chris christie /(r)presidential candidate: "there it is -- the 25 second canned speech."sot rubio: "i am going to say this every chance i get: barack obama is wanting, is trying to change america." (kenneth standup close) the candidates have a total of nearly 40
trump, bernie sanders and hillary clinton are expected to bring out big crowds for rallies?24 hours until the first votes. kenneth moton, abc news manchester, new hampshire. 3 3 3 we have an early bird gets the win giveaway this morning! we are giving away a 50-minute facial at "hand and stone massage and facial spa" in asheville. go to facebook dot com slash news 13 to enter. we will announce the winner just before seven this morning. 3 3 3 have an old or broken smartphone lying around? don't throw it out just yet. .. we'll tell you how you might be able to get some money out of it. 3 today in facebook feedback, we want to know... what would say to the panthers this morning following last night's loss against the broncos? we'll share some of your
3 the prescription drug industry has an image problem and is looking to buy its way out of it. the wall street journal reports that the industry's largest trade group plans to spend millions this year on an ad campaign. that's as drug pricing has become a major issue after highly publicized drug increases. the paper reports that the pharmaceutical research and manufacturers is spending at least ten percent more this year on print, television and radio advertising. 3 volkswagen, under fire for an emissions cheating scandal, is planning a major spending spree. the automaker will offer a generous compensation package to owners of the deisel vehicles in the u-s. the company is considering several ways to compensate owners including cash, car buy-backs, and repairs or replacement cars. 3 if you think your broken
again. there are new reports that apple will soon pay for broken i-phones. it's an upgrade to apple's current i- phone trade-in program, which already gives customers who trade their old model phone credit toward the purchase of a new model. apple hopes the program will encourage people to upgrade their phones instead of just paying to replace a broken screen. 3 3 3 the time is now 5:xx. a polar bear gets a name. coming up ... why this baby bear is not only cute but raising
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the columbus zoo is also an "arctic ambassador center", designated by "polar bears international." some scientists predict that because of climate change, the current polar bear population could disappear by 20-50. zoo officials hope that "nora" can act as an ambassador and bring awareness about the hardships facing the species. 3 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3
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door to kill two brothers. it happened saturday, police were thinking westerberg was still alive but he turned the gun on himself after committing the murders. the names of the victims have not been released. >>jay: with six months until the start of the 2016 summer oliveolive2016 summerolympics, they showed venues, most are completed. >>holly: it's hard to believe the summer olympics are already around. >>jay: newest talks is they were behind but things are looking better. >>holly: ingrid, rio is looking good right now. >>ingrid: doesn't summer sound nice? we have light snow falling according to our radar in the western zones so this is from graham county down to clay county, also into macon county and northern swain county. now, the next two hours we will continue to see temperatures stay below freezing. so, by daybreak we will see the rain/snow mix begin in some locations. we already have a couple school closures.
>>holly: "spot light" got the director's g gd of aamerica and the big short got the other nod. >>ingrid: i haven't seen any of those movie, have you? >>jay: i can barely pronounce them. >>ingrid: i don't know what they are. >>jay: we don't. that's terrible, isn't it? >>holly: the revenant is the one with leo dicaprio. >>jay: well, we know that. >>ingrid: it's got leo in it. we have changes heading our way, 28 now and mostly clear in asheville. coming up in the next half hour we will talk about when snow will begin to fall, how much will fall, and just how cold we turn this week. that's coming up at 6:00. >>holly: a henderson county family is without their father. the freak accident that took his life. >> just terrifying and just, you know,. [inaudible] >>jay: frozen in time. how these vehicles managed to slip away into icy water. >>