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>> and the mother of a woman brutally murdered talks to cbs north carolina. what she says about the d.a.'s decision not to pursue the death penalty. good evening. i'm sean maroney. >> and i'm sharon tazewell. thanks for joining us. it's been six months since two people were found shot in the face in a hnston county home. >> two people have been charged but prosecutors are not seeking >> the mother tells bs north carolinateve sbraccia the killing of her daughter has nt her into an emotional tailspin. >> it's been real rough. >> reporter: deputies said jessica piatt was beaten.
>> able to cope with her daughter's death, she began coming to this memorial garden and this, she said helped get her back to reality. >> reporter: mementos and memories can't ease michelle's anger. >> my main concern is the death penalty. why they chose not to go through with the death penalty. >> reporter: one is charged with the killing and after consulting with the victim's families, they decided not to seek the death penalty. >> they don't believe you should kim anyone. i don't believe in killing anyone. >> reporter: yet, she wants justice for her daughter. >> to watch the d.a. say you're sentenced to death, i wouldn't mind watching that. >> reporter: but michelle said
conflicted as she thinks of the families of the accused. >> their families are going through a lot. so i wouldn't wish that on their on families. i wouldn't issue it on my own. >> reporter: i'm steve sbraccia. >> nottive but two of the suspects were living in jones' home. the charlotte city council will hold their first meeting since the first officer involved shooting of keith scott. >> we believe the execution of keith scott by cmpd, the lack
explanations for keith scott's death and deputies to both intimidate and stifle protests reflect an established pattern of misconduct and coverup on the part of cmpd. they are expected to release a list of demands. police said scott was a threat and refused repeated commands to drop a gun. saturday but the video doesnot show if scott had nying in -- anything in his hand, gun or otherwise. >> several police officers land one state trooper have been cleared of the shooting death of a man at a burger king in may. john mark coffey was killed in a standoff. 143 shots were fired.
the police cleave said officers saw a threat and acted. sylvester braswell is behind bars, convicted of a sexual assault from 1987. he is charged with first degr rape, first degree and two other crimes. >> justice will be served on this. it's been a long time coming. to know someone camped enough to reopen it and help bring closure, it's wonderful. >> braswell next court aperns is october 3rd. a cloudy and to e weekend. the dreary weather continues. >> a chance for rain increases into tomorrow. wes hohenstein is here with a yike look at the radar.
at home. this is the last few days of september. october starts this weekend and it will feel like this should. today we had the clouds but really some drizzle and mist, nothing significant. the showers and storms to the west will weaken but some of them will make this in here plate tonight. otherwise, we'll stay dry for the next few hours as we e temperatures in the 70s. that's where many of us sit with the exception of a few low 80s. so it's in ten she now but ahead of this the are showers and storms. we, too, will get showers and storms as wehead into tomorrow. three 7, 8, 9:00 we'll keep it cloudy and general rally dry. then once we get ready for bed tonight we'll see a few showers passing through the morning commute. that should be dry, not really the rest of the day. we'll tell you when the best chances of rain are.
amid flooding in the north eastern part of our state. >> some areas received as much as 17 inches of rain. governor pat mccrory declared a state of emergency for 11 counties. carleigh griffeth was there and has more. carleigh? >> reporter: the state of emergency, governor mccrory was in bertie county. this home owner said the governor is a little late in attending but it's better late than never. the governor's second stop was at howell and stokes.
nearly 17 inches of water. >> you work hard to make a living and some of the businesses are gone. >> reporter: some businesses had three or four feet of flooding. some businesses are not able to come back from the damage. the state has spent $250,000 so far in response and officials promise to do more. >> we'll theft some of the water in and around the in windsor. we had some very, very dirty water in the town of windsor. we have to make sure there's sufficient cleanup. >> reporter: governor mccrory -- governor mccrory said he's promising help to some of the residents he met within the last week. carleigh griffeth, cbs north carolina. >> thank you.
want to see punishments for marijuana use reduced. they are asking for misdemeanors instead of making an arrest. they said it would reduce the tension between african- american communities and the durham police department. >> having been a part of the generation that embraced it and seeing that, you know, it's not a threatening drug, you know, i think there are more cigarettes in terms of long term health issues than there are with marijuana. >> calm, a national group that opposes any legalization said quote the normalization of marijuana is detriment hall to our society. coming up next, as the presidential candidates get set for their debate new polls show where they stand in north carolina. we'll break down what they reveal. >> as we get ready for the last
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debate ultimately ends up getting. now for north carolina -- sorry, there's some people yelling in the background. both have been to the major met troys to raleigh -- metros, to raleigh to charlotte and they're looking to whine the military vote -- win the military vote. now national security is likely going to be a tonight. today we asked folks in raleigh why they will or will not watch tonight. >> my mind is not made up. this debate will make my mind up tonight. so it's very critical how they act, how professional they are, if they answer the questions, if they really seem like they understand and know the answers. >> i don't think i'm going to watch just because i think it's too much right now.
i don't know. i've lost interest. i know that's really sad. >> reporter: and speaking of north carolina, clinton will be right back here in raleigh for her first campaign stop after the debate. sale' be here for -- she'll be here for a rally tomorrow afternoon. back to the debate you can watch it tonight on cbs north carolina. it gets started at 9:00. i will be on twitter at beau minnick pro hillary clinton plans to make raleigh her first stop following the debate. she will hold a rally at wake tech tomorrow at 1:00 in the physical education building. the doors will open at 11. you can find a link to an rsvp on ours website. the majority of north carolina voters will watch tonight's debate.
economy, followed by foreign threats and terrorism. in the governor's race the high point poll has roy cooper leading. americans for prosperity held a press conference. they said cooper's plan to regulate power plant also hold for example for example's -- north carolina's economy. >> we are in the business push the policy that's right. we think a roy cooper is worst for north carolina. >> this is the first time they have specifically advocated for the defeat of a gubernatorial candidate. investors worth more than a trillion dollars joined the call for a repeal of house bill 2. 16 investors signed saying they are hear not concerned about the politics of hb2 but how it affects the
community. >> investor concerns have included clients asking for north carolina freeport folios. just think about that. i have clients asking for north carolina freeport folios including divestment from north carolina municipal bonds. >> it's forcing people to violate the privacy and protection daughters, sisters and wifes. >> they planned to speak out last june but heard a legislative compromise might be in the works. i'm in the weather center with chief meteorologist wes hohenstein. i was at the st. jude walk. they raised more than $100,000. this was very hot but this morning pleasantly nice. almost had a chill to it. >> i think it's possible.
i'm whispering that. if i turn mine off, we'll all safe. we've got a cold front coming. are we going to take the graphics? okay. sorry. we've got a cold front tomorrow. yes. this will bring us some rain but look what this does to our temperatures. it's going to keep us below normal and in the 70s all week long. today 76 degrees. average high of 79 and this is after we hit 92 on saturday. so a big change. unfortunately, we haven't changed the cloud or rain situation. there are some showers back to our west, a few of which will sneak in here later tonight but we'll take it as long as we can keep these temperatures down. last week we had rain. mid to low 70s just about everywhere, still holding on to
keep it cloudy but dry through 8:00 and 9:00. the rain showers to the west will sneak in through 10, 11, 12. then they will fizzle out. your tuesday morning will be dry. as far as the comfortable morning we'll go from the low 70s tonight to the upper 60s overnight. you walk outside tomorrow morning, 67 degrees, not a bad way to start your use tuesday and the map hams the cold front getting closer it. mr. move through and hang out for a flew ys have our best collapse of rain tomorrow. 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon. then as i mentioned, the front doesn't like move through and get out of here this. hangs around. therefore, the showers and cloud also hang around wednesday and it pretty much hangs around on thursday as well, although, thursday is expected to be our coolest day of the week. this time our coolest day
we'll warm up just a couple degrogs -- degrees. out in the tropics, this tropical wave continues to be watched closely by the national hurricane center. they say there's a 90% chance of something happening. they will fly the hurricane hunter out. if it get as name, it will be matthews. pretty consistently running it into the caribbean. so that means it's unlikely it would be but we'll wait a few more days before we make that proclamation. 60% chance of rain mainly in the afternoon. highs in the upper 70s in the triangle and then low 80s. this weekend, guys, we bust out some sunshine with dry weather and we've got overnight lows in the 50s. as i mentioned, it's starting
through the weekend, too. fall's here. >> it is here. thank you. jeff jones is here now and there's a lot of disappointed panther fans. >> that's right. you might think the panthers are desperate for a win but they say not yet. the numbers say something complete ri different. we'll explaifnlt plus, could the panthers be the next theme to protest during the national narrator: look up the facts on richard burr. one-point-one million dollars. that's public record. and richard burr wrote a plan to privatize medicare. "new profits for private insurers would be as high as sixteen to twenty-six billion." but seniors would pay nine percent more for medicare. richard burr is looking out for himself and the insurance industry... not you.
after starting last season 14-0, this year has been a very different story for the panthers. yesterday was the toughest chapter to read. carolina gave up 22 unanswered
points to the vikings. the panthers are 1-2 to the season. if they fall to 1-3, history tells us there's a very slim chance they'll make the playoffs. we asked several panthers if
they said it's not time for guess operation yet but sounds like three want to do everything they cran to avoid that 1-3 start. >> you'd rather be 2 and 2 rather than 1 and 3. i don't think desperate is the word right now. you have to take advantage of your opportunities. >> the panthers have lap chance this sunday when they face the falcons. some other news was the team's plan to protest before yesterday's game. former that are current safety said the team wanted to do something to stand up against the quote wrong that's happening every day. he said the panthers had a plan to protest but yesterday wasn't the right time to put that plan into action. >> we didn't want to rush anything. once you take a stand, you want to take that stand next week and the week after financed you have to for life and do it so
trying to do, to misinterpret the direction we want to go with the protest. we want to show something so powerful, so right that it can't be wrong. >> the panthers could follow suit as soon as this sunday. in college football all eyes are on players from the state of north carolina. they combined to throw for over 700 yards and 8 rookie of the week and the acc's offensive player of the week. and yesterday we brought you the sad news that golf legend arnold palmer passed away at the age of 87. today he's being remembered locally. all day long at briar creek flags flew at half-staff to honor a man simply known as the king. now they picked those particular golf courses because
courses around the world called palmer courses. he helped design those. that's the second coolest fact i heard about him. the coolest he was the third highest athlete in the
entire world. $36million he made last year. >> not too shabby for being retired. almost golfing weather, too, calming down. >> a week
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