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good evening, i'm maggie newland, thanks so much for joining us. after a day of heat, storms are moving in. let's get a quick check with meteorologist bill ray. >> we're going to talk about the heat. good evening, tomorrow now from noon. we'll talk more about that coming up. there is still a heat advisory in effect as we speak for the areas along the i-95 corridor east ward, but it's 96 in raleigh. 98 in fayetteville. these were your highs today. the current readings a little cooler in the triangle. you can kind of see the little orange area, that represents nicely where it has cooled down. but the heat advisories are
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fayette eastward. we will repeat that again tomorrow. right now, we've got this cluster of shower as and clouds from charlotte, also, right into the triangle. so this is what we're tracking. nothing severe, in terms of no strong winds or hail. but there's sol heavy downpours. a little bit of light rain showers from durham. the heart of it is stretching from hollis lake, and moving off toward the east at a very slow motion, so you're going to see rain to abo it will finally hit the heart of raleigh, and move to the east, as it appears to be weakening now, and anything that does pop up is going to weaken. 90degrees, we'll see warm conditions at 9, and at 11:00, it loon humid, and no chance of precipitation after 7:00 or 8:00 tonight, but it is going to be muggy. we'll talk more about the heat tomorrow, and how we will get a little break from the heat, cummings newspaper a few minutes.
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normal after chaos at crabtree valley mall. this time yesterday, the mall was closed, after police worked to determine if a shooting occurred there. carly griffith joins us live from the mall. >> reporter: the mall resumed normal hours today, opening at noon, and they will close as normal, around 7:00, just in about an hour. as you take a look behind me there, there are cars going in as usual. people going b routine, and the typical traffic is back again with glennwood reopening. here is some video of what crabtree looked like, as it opened early today. mall staff did not want to speak with us, but a shopper we spoke with said when she was there this afternoon, there was a visible increase in security. alicia harris moore was shopping back to school sales when a crowd of people came rushing their way. they got out of the mall
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behind in the confusion. >> yes, i had stuff that i left at a store. so i needed to retrieve that. they told us we could retrieve items we left. so i came in to retrieve that and left. i was only there 10 minutes. >> reporter: police say there is no evidence of a shooting actually happening here yesterday. they say they have interviewed all the witnesses who were here yesterday. they say there was a loud noise, but they do not noise. 8 people were injured, but they suffered minor injuries just getting out of the mall in all the confusion. police are still investigating the incident. live at crabtree mall, carly griffith. the fear of an active shooter inside a school has roanoke rapid schools planning to take a full scale exercise this week. the drill is scheduled for tuesday, and will include student actors. the school district was
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after the 2012 sandy hook elementary school massacre. two men are now in custody accused of killing a man friday evening in raleigh. that's when 31-year-old raheem cummings was shot. he died saturday. the two men arrested are javori thompson, and sihid braxton. the wife of raheem cummings held family and friends gathered to remember him and support each other. >> i just want him here. we was perfect. and now we're falling apart. for something so senseless. >> reporter: his wife described cummings as a family man and called for an end to violence.
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a fort bragg soldier was killed yesterday. specialist jesus rei os was a-- rios was assigned to the war division. army officials say no other vehicles were involved. the wisconsin national guard has been activated after a deadly officer involved shooting in milwaukee. the shooting happened yesterday after a man drove away traffic stop. cbs news correspondent brian web reports. >> reporter: neighbors on milwaukee's north side came to clean up, after four buildings and cars were set on fire. a gas station burned to the ground, and about 100 police officers suited up while a riot
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shot and killed silvil smith during a traffic stop. police say the man ran and had a loaded gun in his hand. investigators say smith had a lengthy arrest record. >> the officers were in the neighborhood yesterday afternoon. to preserve the safety of this neighborhood. >> reporter: milwaukee's mayor pleaded for peace moving forward. >> so if you love your son, you love your daughr, stay away from this area. >> reporter: police made 17 arrests overnight. four officers were hurt, along with a 16-year-old girl hit by a stay bullet. police say they did not fire a single shot during the protests. people in the community say tensions have been rising since at least 2014 when police killed a mentally ill black man. >> the black people of milwaukee are tired. they're tired of living under
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investigating saturday's shooting. brian web for cbs news. police in georgia are on the search for a man charged with shooting and killing a police officer. he is in connection of the death of tim smith. smith was shot last night in the small city of eastwood, georgia. he was shot after getting out of his patrol car to speak to the suspect. the 31-year-old officer leaves lochte says armed robbers posing as policemen put a gun to his head, and took his money in rio de janeiro. lochte described the late night conduct to cbs news. he says they tox his money and his wallet, but left his cell phone. louisiana is under a state of emergency tonight. take a look at this video, from
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people from the rooftop of a house in baton rouge. don champion reports, this city is the latest to be hit hard by flooding. >> reporter: homes are barely visible after historic flooding across southern louisiana. >> volunteers with boats rescued people left stranded in their homes, including this family in baton rouge. >> i didn't expect somebody to do it for me and my family, so that's why i do it. >> reporter: hundreds of dr ahead of the flooding, have been stuck on i-12 since saturday. >> it's very crazy. we've never experienced anything like this. >> reporter: the governor of louisiana says even though the rain has stopped in some places, the situation is still very dangerous. >> the waters are going to continue to rise in many areas, and so this is no time to let
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region. roads are closed, causing backups like this. the governor says more than 7,000 people have been rescued since the heavy rain started on friday. one woman cried tears of joy after learning that her parents made it out safely. thousands of homes have flooded, and officials say even more are now in the path of rivers and creeks that have yet to crest. don champion, cbs news, baton rouge, louisi of johnston county residents woke up to find fliers from white supremacists in their yards. >> this would be the last place where you would ever think something like this would be found. let alone the last place you think they would be recruiting for something like this. >> reporter: like most warnings, brent wreck started his day by checking what was
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post that said there was some kkk trash thrown out in front of my house. >> reporter: wreck stepped outside to find this on his driveway. a kkk recruiting flyer. >> all the way down our street was littered with these packets with the kkk flyers inside of them. >> reporter: wreck believes it was tossed onto his property sometime overnight. he's not su the number on the flyer has an indiana area code. wreck wanted too find out who was behind the flyer. >> the white knights of the ku klux klan is now accepting membership in the united states of america. >> reporter: it tells callers how to donate and join the organization. >> time now is getting short.
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going on. white pride, worldwide. >> reporter: it's not clear what or why this kkk chapter, based out of indiana is doing in north carolina. but it's something wreck says is not welcome in his neighborhood. >> racial diversity from both sides, i think we're in a tough spot. and i'm sure that there's frustration everywhere. i don't think this is personally the way to go about it. >> reporter: in johnston county, cbs, north carolina. >> we were also contacted say they received that same kkk flyer overnight. they say they have called the sheriff's office. fortunately, no one was hurt when a car drove over the sidewalk and hit the side of a cracker barrel restaurant in southern pines. according to an emergency worker, the car's driver hit the gas, while putting into a parking spot, causing the vehicle to leap forward, and hit the building. the exit only did minor damage to the building, so the restaurant is able to stay open.
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message some college students received today. ahead, the inspiration they received from a man who is also a viral video star. next, a nominee for president is headed to north carolina. a look at where tim kaine is
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be visiting north carolina this week. this will be his second time in the state since getting the nomination. he'll be in asheville on monday, where he plans to visit an education, and career center. on tuesday, he will go to the cape fire retirement campaign. trump's campaign is trying to clear up whether trump was being sarcastic or serious as of being the founder of isis. >> i think he was being very serious and he was making a point that needs to be made. that there is no question that the failed policies of president barack obama and secretary of state hillary clinton, in the wider middle east, created a vacuum within iraq in which isis was able to arise. >> i think what would be appropriate is for donald trump, instead of making an outrageous claim that somehow
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isis, which is a lie, he ought to present what strategy he would implement to defeat isis. instead, he says he has a secret plan, and nobody knows what that plan is all about. >> secretary leon pinetta during his interview this week on this week with george stephanopoulos. a harvard university grad who went viral with his speech. the freshman class of 20 achieve their goals. nate rogers shares the message. >> reporter: incoming freshman had a lot of support today from family members and friends, but the advice that many of the student members may never forget, comes from someone who knows the message all too well. fayette university's new class, pledging to put their best foot
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from i want to help others, inspire them to be better. >> reporter: freshman students heard the word grit, as in confidence, over and over again. college leaders talked about accountability, purpose, and goals. and to make sure the message was clear, all eyes were on donovan livingston. >> you work for your gpa, more like god's purpose in action. all we have is faith, and i pray, i pray spoken word format, where he wowed the audience at harvard a month ago. >> i love the things he said, and i love his poems. >> hit the snooze button until nothing was left by a bunch of failed tests. >> reporter: the fayetteville native said he got an f in college math. livingston says as he matured,
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he told the freshman, f's along the way should stand for foundation, fuel, and family. >> faults, faults form mountains, and i've never known anyone to call it a mistake. >> reporter: to hear more of livingston's speech, go to class for the students begins rogers, north carolina. this is the city of raleigh looking through our tower cam. these are breaking down showers and storms. they looked pretty impressive about an hour ago. you can see, what we've got a little scattering, but when we put this in motion, you'll be able to see some of the showers that came through a little earlier. now they're breaking down. and you can see everything
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this is a boundary moving to the east of it. still light rain showers up in carrie. down toward wilmington. and all in all, the heaviest is between garner springs and 50. that's just continuing to weaken to the east. these will continue to weaken. there was a lot of lightning, but it's really died down. that is some good news, as it moves to the central part of a couple of sprinkles in carthage. they're dying down. one that's started to develop a bit right there in caswell county. four lightning strikes, if it holds together. there's really not much movement in the showers, they're kind of firing up, and washing out. most areas are staying dry. we do have 82 in sanford. 79 in siler city. you get the idea, where we have some precipitation, where it's
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92 in south hill, virginia. we'll factor in the heat and humidity, except for the areas that had the rain, which cooled things down, we have been dealing with triple digit heat. we still are. there's still an advisory up for all the counties bordering i-95 until about 8:00 tonight. then tomorrow, this is the heat advisory for monday. it extends a little westward. it doesn't include durham, but gets raleigh. heat ins tomorrow. the heat index for this evening, generally still in the 90s. a slight chance of a shower or thunder shower. muggy overnight. rays of sunshine for your monday. here's your monday forecast. 70s in the morning, until we get to 10:00, 85. triple digit heat from noon to about 6:00 p.m. once again, a slight chance of an isolated shower or
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95 in sanford. 97 benson. 95 durham, 95 raleigh. so the high is still off shore. same story on tuesday too. these frontal systems are all staying to the north of us. tomorrow, just the big news. the county 95 degrees. we'll reach those trip the digits from the triangle eastward. we'll keep it in the 90s. thursday is our next weather maker change day. it will still be close to 90. but a pretty good chance of showers and storms. that will kick us down into the upper 80s, friday, saturday, and sunday, and we'll still have a chance of a shower or storm each day.
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american cancer society. we're 12 out of 14, and we love the cause. we don't want to smoke. we wish people would quit, the cancer society is working on it. >> i will give you $100 if you can kick it back into the 80s. >> see you on thursday. when your best player stays home, it can get dicey. another close game for the u.s. ?? from the mountains... to the beaches... the piedmont... to the sandhills... north carolina is possessed of spectacular natural beauty. [ sea gulls crying ] [ man vocalizing ] run!
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ling ? ? i'm up against the sky ? ? i said i'd taken it all in ? ? to make the good life ? ? and i don't feel like i'm falling ? ? i'm up against the sky ? it's ours to preserve... because we're only borrowing it from our children.
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cooper: governor mccrory wants you to believe there's a carolina comeback. but raise your hand if your taxes have gone up while those at the top are the ones getting the tax break. and raise your hand if you're working more for less. i'm roy cooper, and that's not a comeback. that's moving backwards. raise your hand if you agree that those at the top should pay their fair share. raise your hand if you agree that tax breaks should be going to the middle class. and raise your hand if you agree well nothing has come easy lately for the u.s. men's basketball team. a 10 point win over australia, followed by a nail biting 3 point win over serbia, today, more of the same against france. 100-97 over france.
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bounce back game from tray thompson. the red, white, and blue wins group a. now the u.s.a. moves onto medal play. duke quarterback, has been here before rehabbing a torn akillies for the second time. he ruptured his achilles in february, but has been working it's expected he will be full go soon. his strong comeback doesn't surprise his coach one bit. >> i saw a determined young man with a great spirit, and a great attitude. i said i walked out of that training room, just along the way, and i celebrate that every day. >> the devils continue drills this week, pointing toward that
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north carolina central. finally, east carolina's quarterback situation is a bit more settled today, thanks to stellar play from phillip nelson. his play seemed to answer a question, who will take over for kirk bentardu, who transferred to virginia, leaving a huge void in play. >> leading to quarterback, in well. it's the next time you're going to scrimmage, it will probably be an open situation, then you're not going to let them go to the ground. so you've got to have a grasp. it will be fun to see scotty montgomery, he was the offensive coordinator the last couple of seasons at duke.
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she'd charge them an exit tax. then she'd use that money to make the largest investment in creating good paying jobs since world war ii. millions of jobs. you can read the plan here. going to have some more heat tomorrow, the heat advisory for most areas, 95, so take it easy. our best chance is thursday into friday, as a front will finally come through here, and the showers we were tracking earlier, they're all pretty much dying out, except for one by person county. so things should dry out tonight.
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>> quijano: thousands rescued from deadly floods, by air, by boat and raw courage. at least 7,000 are saved as flood waters rise in the deep south. also tonight, wildfires, cars and le >> this is the police. you need to leave the area. >> quijano: in milwaukee a night of rage after police shoot and kill a young black man they say was armed and refusing to drop his weapon. ryan lochte an three other american swimmers robbed in rio. and the muslim american olympian hoping to be a game-changer outside her sport. >> we're in this time where people are very comfortable


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