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good evening, i'm maggie newland. thanks for joining us for cbs north carolina at 6:00. a driver faces charges after a crash that killed three people police say jaciel espino-montes overcorrected, struck a light pole, a street sign and a tree, overturned his car. he faces three counts of aggravated felony death by motor vehicle. a teenager and two children are recovering after being shot late last night in durham. police say it it happened just before 11:30 on reservoir street. when officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old, and two 11-
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seriously hurt amend needed emergency surgery. right now, officers are investigating what led up to the incident. friends, family, and teammates celebrate the life of a moore county teenager today. 16-year-old mason wagner drowned earlier this month at a local lake. >> we're not supposed to have to bury our kids. it's supd way around. >> while the 16-year-old's life was cut short, sunday, hundreds filled the auditorium, decked out in green and gold to honor mason wagner's life. >> he was strong as an ox. >> reporter: he was involved in track and field, wrestling, and football. >> i was by far, the best leader that we had on the defensive line. >> reporter: mason was expected to be starting defense i have
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the team went on to win 34-0 during their first game. >> we're doing it for mason. >> instead of using this as a downer, let's try to, you know, use this as encouragement, because mason would have liked us to continue on, and try to win a state championship, in his honor. >> reporter: as the mission for mason continues, his teams plan to have him there in spirit too. >> he's always going to be er i know his mom wants to donate his shoes, to have his shoes with us, every time we wrestle. >> reporter: a continued celebration of mason's life. to make this celebration happen for mason, loved ones, and community members raised nearly $24,000 on a gofundme page. police in raleigh are investigating after a body was found in a car.
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2:00 this afternoon. soar far, they don't have a lot of information about this, but we will continue to update the story as information comes in. a fayetteville woman is behind bars, after police say she tried to drown and smother her 2-month-old nephew. the incident happened yesterday. here's nate rogers with the latest. >> reporter: a very unfortunate incident here. in fact, according to court tonights, the suspect told detectives that she wanted to 24-year-old regina durr faces attempted murderer charges, and felony child abuse charges. according to court documents, durr was left to babysit her 2- year-old nephew, while other family members were away. court documents say durr pushed the 2-year-old underwater with the intent to kill him. when the toddler started crying, court documents say,
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and covered his nose and mouth until he became unconscious. court documents say durr admitted to a detective, quote, she wanted to do something for her family because with his death, the struggle would end, end quote. i did ring the family's doorbell asking for more information about this case. the victim's mom says she didn't want to comment. she did tell me, her son is doing okay. durr is expected in cbs, north carolina. turning to politics. we're now 78 days away from the presidential election. a new cbs news battleground tracker poll shows hillary clinton is gaining ground in ohio, while donald trump tries to present a new image to voters. >> on november 8, you you've got to get out and vote. right? >> reporter: top republican officials say donald trump is back on track after a series of
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his role. he's a person who's never run for public office. >> reporter: polls tell the tale of a trump campaign that has faltered. hillary clinton is now leading trump nationally by at least 5 points. clinton has extended her lead in highway to 6 points. in iowa, the candidates are even. the only state with clinton leading. kelly ann conway says voters are seeing a more focused candidate. >> mostly, because he's able to be himself, the authentic donald trump, but also the pivot he's made on substance. >> reporter: trump announced his first ad buy of the campaign, in terms of raising money, clinton is far ahead,
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million since 2015. >> trump's team is considering whether to accept a debate schedule laid out for fall. clinton's team says it's time to degree to a schedule -- agree to a schedule and move on. a growing number of children in our sta jordan institute for families at unc chapel hill, showing more than 10,000 children are in foster care. that is an almost 25% increase from a five year low back in 2011. the numbers also show children are staying in foster care about 15% longer now. more than 500 foster children age out of the foster system, without finding a permanent home every year.
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unemployment, and even incarceration. >> all children need a safe, permanent, and loving family. both now, as they're growing up, but into adult hood. children do best when they grow up in the cop text of a family. and right now, far too many children are not having that opportunity. and when children age out of foster care, without a family, their opportunities and outcom of north carolina launched a new campaign to raise $25 million. the money will go to help boost adoptions, and increase the size of its foster care to permanency program. if you'd like to learn more, we have more information on our website, wncn.com. kids spent time splashing away before summer vacation ends in just about a week now. a raleigh church held its annual community event, inviting members, and nearby
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this 25-foot water slide. a tug of war station, and of course some food. the church says it is a great way to reach out. >> no matter what we belief, no matter what our backgrounds are, we're trying to love on people, and create community inside of our community. >> it's awesome. it's a blast. >> we're getting some color, and our kids are going to be running around like crazy, and they're going to sleep like angels tonight. so it's amazing. >> sounds like that would be good are open every sunday. the weather was great to do for that sort of thing. it was definitely a hot one out there. but it looks like we may be in for a couple of storms. >> you saw the folks out there try to enjoy, and stay cool. the high today was 90 greensboro, 95 charlotte. that is all going to come to an end. the triangle, that's the 13th day in a row we were in the 90s.
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storms coming in around dinner time, or even in the evening hours. it's slowed down if you're watching the golf tournament, to put it on a hold there until these storms pass. they still have obviously, a delay. we're going to see everybody with at least one chance of showers and storms this weekend. lots of lightning up by persing county, and grane at things a little closer view, you can see that some of this is from pretty heavy downpours going on at this time. and then the rain back through greensville. wondering when it might move in. it's morning 33, 30 miles per hour. so give it about an hour, two hours, three hours, which would be about 9:00, passing the triangle and moving east. after that, skies are going to clear. it could storm at 7:00, we'll see scattered storms at 9:00
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future cast with the showers and storms spart to go pass the triangle, moving down east. skies will be clearing. humidity is going to be going down. temperatures are going to be great. we'll talk about that forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> looking forward to that one, thanks bill. hundreds of people got their hair cut today to raise money for children with brain cancer. more than $4,000 raised, all proceeds from each will go to bob's buddies, an organization had a helps children with pediatric brain tumors. >> when my son was young, he was also in the hospital for a while, so he really gets it. as soon as i told him about it, he said let's go, because i want to help. this is his little way of helping. >> bob's buddies will host a 12 hour radio-a-thon the day before to raise money.
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than $2 million. people spent the day in turkey, mourning after a terrorist attack. what police already know about the young bomber. plus, in the wake of horrific flooding in louisiana, volunteers and donations from in and i am totally blind. i lost my sight in afghanistan. if you're totally blind, you may also be struggling with non-24. calling 844-844-2424.
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a day of mourning after a suicide bomber killed 50 people at a wedding party in turkey. >> reporter: the blast was so powerful, it took out chunks of concrete near the blast. police say the suicide bomber was between 12 and 14 years old. some of the badly injured are around the same age. this little girl was face with shrapnel. a day of joy, now marred in tragedy. turkey's president blames isis for the terror attack. he tried to comfort the victims sunday. turkey is still trying to rebound from the failed queue attempt last month. experts believe the attack was
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kurdish forces in syria. last june, several suicide bombers set off explosions at istanbul's airport. officials say this latest attack is the deadliest in turkey so far this year. cbs news, washington. >> so far, no one has claimed responsibility for that terror attack. the cdc says local mosquitoes have infected at least five people with the zika virus in miami beach. that includes the popular area earlier this morning, workers began spraying to combat zika carrying mosquitoes. experts say that's when the mosquitoes are most active. this weekend's cases bring the state's total number to 36 cases. they expanded the warning for pregnant women to miami beach. volunteers have turned a
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baton rouge, louisiana, into a massive donation site. people lined up to get food, water, cleaning supplies, and everything they inside. even a truck of supplies from the university of south carolina arrived. organizers say since the site opened thursday, they have helped about 10,000 people. >> this morning, i was handing out food boxes and a lady just broke down crying. i her, and just consoled her, because it's just a lot of overwhelming emotions right now for folks. >> organizers plan to keep the site open at least through tomorrow. they say they'll make that decision day by day. homeowners continue to return after lengthy evacuation orders icalifornia. the bluecut fire scorched 37,000 acres in the san bernandino national forest. it's put more than 82,000 people under those evacuation orders.
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as people slowly trickle back home, the fortunate ones say it is a welcome site to return. >> this is the first time it's been a significantly extended evacuation. so it's really nice to come home, and know that everybody's standing, and that all of our friends' hom and they're safe. >> they have counted more than 100 destroyed homes, and they ar how we've got a line of showers and storms coming through. this is from chapel hill, looking forward the northwest. you can see the threatening weather. it's not raining in chapel hill right now, but in those clouds, there are some showers. a little further to the east, still looking to the northwest. you can see what is coming the way. 92degrees. it is hot, by it's all going to come to an end. 92 in raleigh. 90 in durham. lots of lightning up in
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mind you you, because there's not damaging winds or hail. if you start to hear the thunder, and your thinking of going inside head in until this passes. you can see the line delaying the golf tournament in greensville. looks like the worst of it has passed greensboro, and is coming toward the east. temperatures are all in the 90s. these showers are moving basically east, as i time them. as we m front out to the west, this line coming. everything morning to the east, so the rain, that's out here in southeastern guilford county will be over the durham area, probably within the next hour or so, and the stuff that's moving toward siler city, might make it over raleigh. here's the future cast, just to try to spell it out. pause it here at 7:00. see most of that stuff in the
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the triangle. toward 10:00, things will be moving to the east. 30 to 40% chance. temperatures, once you get the rain, will head to the 70s. we'll start to lower the humidity too, and that temperature. 77 at midnight. we're going to go down as we showed you earlier in the newscast to about 68 degrees. rays of sunshine for your monday. haven't been in that range for a while. we're going to be nice and sunny tomorrow. just a gorgeous, r going to bring. no more 90s. at least for a few days. and the humidity, the dew points that have been in the 70s are going to go down into the 50s tomorrow. so that 86 around 4:00 is going to feel fabulous. don't forget the sunscreen. still august, and it's going to be sunny, and all day long. there are your hours on the temperatures. highs specifically, 87 in
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we'll see about 86 in raleigh. 86 in durham. 85 in roxboro. the latest on fionna, still a tropical storm. but i'm not concerned about that, there's a little disturbance here, i'm not concerned about. this one right here off the coast of africa, i had to put up the european satellite to he show you. i think this has a good chance of being the next storm, which will be gaston. some are showing it east of no way is it going to threaten the united states with the cold front. here it comes, the rest of the forecast, just high pressure, sunny skies, and low humidity. the rest of the forecast at least through monday, tuesday, and wednesday. the humidity will start to creep in at the end of the week. so far tomorrow, 86 degrees, but the cool thing, the temperatures yeah, but the comfort index from humid, all
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range, and it lasts that way through tuesday and wednesday. 85, and 86, on thursday, 88. we'll be hot again, friday, and saturday, back into the 90s. this is a dry pattern. we were talking about this earlier, how we could get into a dry pattern, as el nino goes away, and it's finally happening for us. you're going to have to water the plants and the vegetation. and we're giving another $100 to the american cancer society. the forecast was 92, so we were a little thought, but still within the range. >> the rest of the day looks beautiful. >> is it too late to ask for vacation right now? let's toss it over to scott gibson. a beautiful day for the men's basketball team. men's basketball team. we'll break down their i'm roy cooper, and you deserve the truth about the crime lab.
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shoddy investigations. but what governor mccrory isn't telling you is that we cleared the backlog. we also solved over 2,000 crimes and put killers and rapists in prison from cold cases. we fixed the problems at the crime lab, and governor mccrory knows that. david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. how do we make the economy work for everyone? and those at the top finally pay their fair share in taxes. and those companies that move overseas? 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.
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the mark of a great team is up with that raises its play at the right time. it's safe to say the united states basketball team did that in the gold medal game against serbia. coach k's last run with the red, white, and blue could not have gone better. kicking it into high gear, on their way to a 96-66 win. nice win for the u.s.a. 24 points by kevin durr and in the 1st half, he had ga high 30 points. the second gold medal for him. the u.s. bench led a 13-1 run in the 1st quarter, and the americans never looked back. carmelo anthony win his third gold medal, as does coach k. he finishes perfect in olympic play at 24-0. scotty montgomery launches a new era in greenville, as the pirates continue to work
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september 3, hosting western carolina. his mission is to get 11 guys on the ball on defense. >> there's a lot of talent everywhere. there's talent all over the country, but everybody doesn't finish the end of the year undefeated. there are certain teams that can do that. >> the pirates are back at it tomorrow, after holding a scrimmage in charlotte, yesterday. duke sirk is making great strides. accords to coach cutcliff, it's not a done deal he will be ready. the devils are being cautious with their signal caller, they'll know if he's ready. >> whether it's the tuesday of game week, which is the first real practice, i've got to see him cut, change directions, be able to run in the range of
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whether he makes it back to that level. >> sirk has less than two weeks to meet the coach's criteria. he's getting closer but is not there yet. north carolina's situation is much clear. mitch tribisky takes over. this is the first time who will be their starter. >> it's coming together real nice. the offensive line is looking really crisp. the receivers are running really good routes. i think we're gelling well as an offense, and we've just got to keep going.
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alabama takes the top spot. alabama takes the top spot. that's a look at sports right ?? from the mountains... to the beaches... the piedmont... to the sandhills... y. [ sea gulls crying ] [ man vocalizing ] run! ?? ? i don't feel like i'm falling ? ? i'm up against the sky ? ? i said i'd taken it all in ?
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? i'm up against the sky ? it's ours to preserve... because we're only borrowing it from our children. ?? here's the latest radar, we've got thunderstorms coming down northeast of durham, and lewisberg. northwest of siler city, that area of thunderstorms past greensboro, if that holds together, could be in the raleigh area a little after 8:00 tonight. if you get the lightning, you'll want to head inside. after that, oh, my.
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> quijano: trump trouble in the heartland.n a new cbs poll shows hillary clinton pulling ahead in a crucial midwest state. voters tell us what it might take for trump to rebound. >> also tonight back to school in miami's zika zone. ol what's being done to protect students. >> we're in louisiana where historic floods damaged 60,000 homes. we're in turkey where a teenage terror bomber is suspected of wiping out dozens at a wedding. >> and we'll meet an american paralympian inspiring the next generation. >> when i saw her really motivated to do more stuff than i can do because there is not very many olympians that have a

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