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3 asheville police are investigating a motorcycle crash. it happened at the intersection of hendersonville road and airport road around 10:30 last night. witnesses say the motorcycle rider was speeding and looked confused. they say he was not wearing a helmet. we will bring you more on this developing story once details are released today. 3 3 we are learning new information in an asheville murder case. 9-1-1 calls were released, along with new court documents.(911 calls emailed to kelsay)255 eoc5-15i'm at 56 central. i just went to put some trash in the dumpster. there's some blood and there's someone in there. that call was made to police friday after the discovery of 62-year-old tina kessinger's
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documents, james norton stabbed her in the head with a screw driver, then stole her car. those documents also indicate that norton told deputies kessinger was his girlfriend. police are not commenting on the relationship between the two. norton's next court appearance is scheduled for march seventh. 3 3 3 we have new details in a grisly case out of colorado with a mountain connection. michelle wilkins, who once lived in brevard, testified this week in a case against a woman accused of cutting her unborn baby from her womb. wilkins was seven and a half months pregnant when she answered a craigslist ad for maternity clothes. she told jurors dynel lane came to her home and attacked her with a lava lamp. then, lane used kitchen knives to cut her abdomen and remove her baby. the baby did not survive. 3 3 this morning police are still searching for a suspect after a local high school student was shot to death. 17-year-old kyri logan died yesterday morning at mission hospital. he was shot at deverview apartments in west asheville wednesday afternoon. logan was
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school and played football for erwin. friends and family say logan was a good kid ... not a trouble maker. 3 the best thing about him - you could tell he cared about you. you know how you can tell if someone just act like they care? kyri really cared about you. police say they have several persons of interest who could be tiedto the shooting. 3 3 3 we have new details this morning about a shootout between a henderson county homeowner and an accused robber that we first told you about yesterday morning. news 13 spoke to the victim, joe king, of flat rock. he says when he came home friday night, he found a man in his yard, and items out of place in his home. king confronted the man, and says the suspect used one of king's own guns to threaten him. but king shot back. he says having his gun on him saved his life. ((stop)) 3 "if i hadn't gotten to pull the trigger, he could have just done whatever he wanted to with me with the gun in his hand." joshua quisenberry
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incident, including larceny and assault with a deadly weapon. 3 3 3 happening today... opening statements begin in a transylvania county murder trial. jury selection finished up yesterday for richard o'shields trial. he's charged with killing 27-year-old toby mathis at a rosman convenience store in 2011. police say o'shields wanted revenge for the death of his son. 3 3 the north carolina d-o-t says a contractor is to blame for work not being finishsh on the i-26 bridge over pond road. right now, the interstate is still curvy, with barricades up in the median. the d-o-t says "devere construction" left its project last week without finishing the job. now, an interim contractor is in place. 3 rick tipton, ncdot engineer: we'll work out a plan, but righghnow, i cannot tell you when the project will be completed. hopefully as soon as we can but that's really all i can tell you right now."3 as soon as the interim contractor develops a plan and d-o-t signs off on it, work can resume above pond road. 3
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3 happening today ... north carolina lawmakers will return to raleigh for a special session... to approve the new congressional redistricting map. the new map was just released by republican lawmakers yesterday. an appeals court found two districts were unconstitution al because they were based on race. the federal court gave them until friday to redraw it. republicans say they did their job, but democrats say the new map is still biased. 3 these maps were adopted by the criteria that were drawn, by the criteria that were adopted by this committee. the winks and the nods are not going to change my answer.""the way they've created these districts they've permanently carved out 10 districts for republicans, 3 for democrats." lawmakers are still waiting to find out from the supreme court if the new map will be used for the march 15th primary. 3 3 the deadline to register to vote in the north carolina primary is tomorrow. to register, you must be a resident of the county and have been at your current address for at least 30 days prior to the election. you must be at least 18 years old by the date of the next
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be serving a sentence for a felony conviction. for more information about registering, go to wlos dot com and click on news links. 3 3 3 the pope's historic trip to mexico - wrapped up yesterday in the border city of juarez. over the past six days, the pope traveled the route many migrants take to gain access to the u.s. as elisa amigo from our sister sinclair station w-o-a-i shows us, the pope continued tackling tough issues like violence and immigration. 3 nats - crowd chants "chica esta contigo, francisco, rodrigo"rounding out his whirlwind trip across mexico ... pope francis spent his last day -- visiting the infamous city of juarez.nats - pope "bienvenido -- shakes hands"once known as the murder capital of the world a"a,a& juarez borders el paso, texas a"a,a& this chain link fence seperating the u-s and mexico a"a,a& is right by the field -- where pope francis celebrated wednesday's holy mass. nats - music prison "que es imposible" the pontiff started the day with a visit ... to an infamous prison ...
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tears -- as the pope urged them end to violence and exclusion. pope prison: "i always ask myself when i enter a prison, why them and not me. the pope also spoke at a "world of work" event ... inside this gymnasium, thousands of mexican business leaders and employees ... where he blasted the drug trade.ats- clapping just before mass a"a,a& the pope said a prayer at the u-s mexico border ... and laid flowers to remember the thousands of migrants who died trying to trying to reach the united states. pope: "no more death, nor exploitation, there's always time to change" tens of thousands lined both sides of the border -- as pope francis closed out his visit with an open air mass ... he urged the world to put a human face on the migrants who risk their lives --to flee their homeland.elisa amigo reporting. 3
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3 let's take a look at some stories making headlines this morning... a federal grand jury indicts nevada rancher cliven bundy. the felony charges are connected to the standoff with authorities at his nevada ranch in 20-14. bundy was arrested in oregon, where his sons ryan and ammon bundy were involved in the occupation of an oregon wildlife refuge. both sons -- along with two other men -- were indicted wednesday along with the elderly rancher. the sixteen counts carry prison terms and fines. 3 some dramatic pictures from oklahoma city... when flames engulf part of a condominium complex. fortunately, firefighters were able to stop the fire from spreading even further, despite windy conditions. the top story of the building was destroyed. so far - there are no reports of injuries. the cause is still under investigation. 3 several u-s and diplomatic sources are reporting that president obama will visit cuba next month. the historic visit to the communist island nation will be part of a trip through latin america and comes after the president formally re-opened ties with
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than 50 years of tensions. a formal announcement about the trip could happen today. the last sitting u-s president to visit cuba was calvin coolidge in 19-28. 3 3 3 we have an early bird gets the win giveaway this morning. as we continue to celebrate "international random acts of kindness week", we are giving away a 50-dollar gift card to "publix." go to facebook dot com slash news 13 to enter. we will announce the winner just before seven this morning. coming up at 6:30, jay and i surprise more people withour "random acts of kindness." 3 3 3 t-v sitcom "full house" is returning to the big screen. when you can watch the show and the stars who will be missing. 3
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3 time for this morning's see it, shoot it, send it picture. this photo comes to us from carla mitchell. it is a beautiful shot in madison county at the wolf ridge resort. you can send us your pictures and video too. just log on to w-l-o-s dot com. or e-mail them to pics at w-l-o-s dot com. 3 3 the time is now 4:xx. it doesn't look safe and therefore it's going viral. you can catch the clip... coming up next. 3
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3 it's time for this morning's
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3 it's now 4:xx. here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3 3 3 3 kayne west still claims he's 53-million dollars in debt. how his fans are stepping in to help.
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3 in this morning's the buzz, kanye west is receiving help from his fans. west claims he is 53-million dollars in debt. now his fans have started
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him out. t-m-z says the 53-million actually represents kanye's investment dollars that are tied up in his music and fashion lines. the artist even called on facebook's mark zuckerburg to invest. most of the gofundme accounts supporting kanye have raised nothing, but one fan has collected more than 800 dollars. 3 pay attention to the bylines if you read the huffington post. princess catherine, the duchess of cambridge, will be a guest editor. she published a blog about her initiative called "young minds matter". it's focusing on mental health of young children. the blog will be followed by a series of mental health. 3 the beloved 80's and 90's t-v sitcom "full house" is back. the new show, a spin-off called "fuller house," picks up 20 years after going off the air. it will focus on the lives of the tanner girls, who are now grown up. everybody but mary-kate and ashley olsen, who played youngest daughter michelle, returned to the show the sitcom premieres
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3 oscar winning 3 actress emma thompson says she is not a fan of most movies today. she says that's what inspired her to sign on to her new film "alone in berlin" which she calls a movie for adults. the movie, based on the bestselling book of the same name, premiered this week at the berlin film festival. 3 3 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- days. 3 3 nike is dropping boxer manny paquiao as one of its promoters. what paquiao said that led to the break-up 3
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3 it's 4:xx it's t-m-z time. jay, nike is taking drastic measures against a famous boxer. yeah, according to t- m-z, nike fired manny pacquiao over his anti-gay comments. in statement, nike says, quote "nike strongly opposes discrimination of any kind and has a long history of supporting and standing up for community." the two sides have had a relationship since at least 2006 but nike had a problem with pacquiao saying gay people are, quote "worse gwyneth paltrow's accused stalker walks away free. jurors found him not guilty on recommendation that he be hospitalized for psychiatric man sent paltrow 66 letters over the years and left presents at her parent's home. back in 2000, a judge sent the man to a psych hospital the actress. t-m-z is
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ola)) is stil fighting for her life at a manhattan hospital despite several reports saying she died, according to a statement from a representative. tmz has spoken with a family member at raiola's bedside who confirmed the statement. the 55-year-old was diagnosed with throat cancer in april. the cancer went into remission for a short while but returned in december. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today.. up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3 3 3 3 harsher penalties for killing elk in the mountains. coming up in our next half hour... who is now pushing to change the law. 3 3 3 3 3
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3 some dogs are not as big as their bark. a bobcat was spotted at the back door of a home in ontario, canada - much to the chagrin of the family dog. try as he might, his
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nothing to scare the wild cat away. 3 3 good morning... 3 it's .... thursday, february 18-th i'm holly headrick. and i'm jay siltzer good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7- day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3 3
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3 with only two days before the south carolina republican primary, presidential candidates are campaigning hard in the upstate. senator ted cruz, marco rubio and doctor ben carson will be at the "conservative review's conservative convention." it starts at eight tonight at the bon secours wellness arena in greenville. all of the candidates there also have multiple events in the upstate prior to the event. 3 donald trump plans to hold a town hall tonight in gaffney. it starts at 5:30 at the broad river electric cooperative. 3 and ohio governor john kasich is holding a town hall at clemson at the strom thurmond institute. doors open at 1:15, and the event starts at 2:15. 3 3 the deadline to register to vote in north carolina's primary is tomorrow. to register... you must be a resident of the county and have been at your current address for at least 30 days prior totohe election. you must be at least 18 years old by the date of the next general election. and cannot be serving a sentence for a felony conviction. for more
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go to wlos dot com and click on news links. 3 3 3 as republicans focus on south carolina, the democratic presidential candidates are campaigning hard in nevada. the democratic caucuses are also on saturday there. and as reid binion reports, newly released polls show a very tight race. 3 in a state known for making the odds, the numbers ahead of saturday's nevada democratic caucuses are too close to call...bernie sanders is hoping to build momentum following his win in last week's new hampshire primary. (sanders) "everything in my political gut tells me we have the momentum here in this state."but hillary clinton says the smart money is on her for a silver state win. (clinton) "we're going to go out and convince people to caucus on saturday, then we are going on to south carolina."a new cnn/orc suggests that sanders and clinton are in a dead heat. ....with 48% of likely caucus- goers saying they support clinton, and 47% backing sanders.clinton has an edge on a range of top issues, but the poll results suggest that

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