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matthew continues to swirl in the atlantic. we have the latest track. good evening i'm sharon tazewell. >> i'm sean maroney. thanks for joining us. while it's beautiful outside much of the state on highalert watching. potential impact from hurricane matthew. >> chief meteorologist wes hohenstein is tracking the storm. he's got the latest just in. good evening to you at home. it's the full week of october and for once it's actually going to feel like it should. >> we have ahead but we could end the week with hurricane matthew oner doorstep. big changes in the forecast today. not many changes with the current conditions. so the latest we have from the national hurricane center winds maintain more or less around 140 miles per hour. and it continues its slow, slow movement. the strongest hurricane we have had in many years remains one of the slowest ever and it's really hard to forecast.
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like a monster. it's very symmetrical. it has a well defined eye. both indications that it is a very strong storm. so the latest track, actually nudged it in a couple different directions. the next 48 hours it got nudged a little to the east. but where we're concerned days four and five got nudged to the west. the previous track is the yellow line. >> you can see just how much of a nudge to the west it got. that means as we could have a category two hurricane anywhere from charlotte to a few hundred miles off shore. something we need to start thinking about. i'll talk about what the impacts could be here coming up in just a few minutes. and here's a lack at what it's like in haiti right now. four people including two fishermen have already dined the rough seas as hurricane matthew approaches. island the as we said, governor pat mccrory has declared a state of emergency for if counties.
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for the storm. cbs north carolina's beau minnick is live at the emergency operations center with more on hour the governor says you can prepare, as well. >> reporter: sharon, the governor is recommending that people have flash lights, in case they lose power. also make sure you have plenty of batteries and plenty of water. and heays reahead of the storm. >> well, here we go again. >> reporter: governor pat mccrory, again, says he wants the state to be overprepared and underhelped by hurricane matthew. the storm will near north carolina by week's end. as for where it will hit. >> the time, track and intensity could very well change as it moves north up past the eastern coast of the united states. >> reporter: that's a or says h particularly concerned with areas hit hard by flooding in recent week. areas around fayetteville, and
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>> i've seen some of the crop damage during the last two weeks especially the peanut crop. and already, many crops are destroyed due to previous storms and previous floods that wee had during the past 10 days. >> reporter: it's not just crops. for areas where the ground are saturated. >> then if he winds come there's a great lakelihood for a lot of trees to come out and fall on throughout our state. >> reporter: emergency officials say it's a good idea to have an evacuation plan in place but hope it's not needed. >> i'm hoping that this is a false alarm. but we can't -- we can't gamble. and we won't gamble with people's lives and the livelihood of many people up and down the coast. >> reporter: and fema has an incident management assistance team on the ground here right now in north carolina.
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close contact with fema should anyone need to leave their home related to this storm. live in raleigh, beau minnick, cbs north carolina. and be sure to download the wncn weather app you can track the latest on the tropics with the cbs north carolina storm team with the most recent information from the national hurricane center and the most recently forecast track. and join chief meteorologist wes hohenstein tonight at 7:00 on facebook live. he'll take your questions, as we continue to hurricane matthew. the formerrer nc student who drove drunk the wrong way on i-85 hitting a car head-on killing three people incurred ag 11-year-old girl pleaded guilty to some charges. the grand jury indicted canned can last year. today he pleaded guilty to all but four charges. cbs north carolina's david hurst explains what's next. >> reporter: he pled not guilty to the flee count of second
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beginning tomorrow a jury will decide his fate on those charges. one day before his trial chandler kania decided to plead guilty to most of the charged. >> are you, in fact, guilty of those charms. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: the plea comes a year after hydrothe wrong way and crashed into another car killing three people. the three victims were head today charlotte after traveling to virginia for a family reunion. kania say his blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit. >>thy was not a plea deal he came in and plead guilty without agreement. >> reporter: he plead not guilty to three counts of second degree murderer and reckless drying. his attorneys want to throw out the crash scene pictures. the judge agreed to pull some of the pictures but majority will eshown to the jury. detective fence also requested to allow the judge and
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better determine that each one is unbiased and fit to serve. >> because of the tremendous amount of pretrial publicity it would be our request that you grant our motion. >> reporter: the judge declined that request and standard jury selection will begin on tuesday. self members of the victim's families were in court, as well as kania's family. they beth declined to comment. we're told the trial will be two weeks with jury selection expected to take reporting in hillsborough, david hurst, cbs north carolina. the family of a zebulon teen killed in a crash says they hold no grudges against the driver. 18-year-old tachina smith was the first to go to college in her family. she had just started classes at unc pembroke studying to be a doctor. she was in the back seat off care that ran aston sign saturday night at the intersection of pilot reilly road and williams white road just
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other accident where her family is gathering for a vigil. >> reporter: sharon, her family, this community is heartbroken but they say they needed to do something. and that is why they are coming together tonight for this vigil behind me across the street from where i am, you can see a small makeshift memorial that has been set up. in honor of 18-year-old tachina smith. her mother telling us see was hard working and kind. that smith was an honor roll doctor. that dream coming to an abrupt end saturday. authorities confirming smith was in the back seat of a car when the driver ran a stop sign. and plowed into another car. the driver we're told will face charges. but tonight, the focus is on smith. >> i thought she was actually gone, it brought my whole world down i. was just about to get off work and go see her. >> she has so much potential.
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and it just hurts because she didn't get to live her life like she wanted to. >> reporter: certainly not just heartbreaking. a live look back out here at this makeshift memorial. we're specialtying folks to come together sometime in the next few minutes. smith's mother has said that she forgive the driver. we expect her to attend the vigil tonight. >> and possibly speak at it. we're going to be out here for it and have much more tonight at 11:00. live in zebulon, i'm amy cutler, cbs north carolina. police say the two north carolina a and t state students killed all right house party were innocent bystanders. >> they say it happened a. a fight broke o out when everyone was told to leave the party. still ahead on cbs north carolina. latest on the investigation, and how the victims' family is reacting u tonight. >> plus the durham school board is expected to add a new member
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arsenic, mercury, lead. that's what you got. ed the drinking water of 1.6 million people in north carolina. and what did duke energy get? a sweeter deal from pat mccrory. mccrory got thousands in campaign contributions from duke energy executives. and what will you get? years of higher electric bills to pay for cleaning up their mess.
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narrator: look up the facts on richard burr. the insurance industry gave richard burr's campaigns 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.
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do you remember school board will meet to discuss a replacement for the district two board seat. >> 11 candidates are hoping to get the position. tonight the board will hear from the last two of the 11. the position became vacant after a resignation in august. one parent says she hopes the new booed member will advocate for district two students and be involved. >> somebody in place in the school system inside the schools that when the kids are needing lacking in english or that we can have somebody in place to help them. >> if school board members are unable to agree on a replacement the county commissioners will make a decision. coming up next authorities releasing new details today in the discovery of erica parson's body. we'll let you know if any charges have been filed. >> the next to days great october weather efforts woo also need to prepare for hurricane matthew. i'll break down some of the
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send our condolences at our colleagues at wtdv. the station announced this morning larry stogner passed away last night after a battle with als. he spent 40 years delivering the news in central north carolina. we are policed to have -- pleased to have witnessed his remarkable storytelling. he was exceedingly kind to this former intern, as well. he's survived by his wife and six how does goody's work so fast? here's how. goody's powder races right to your pain to deliver relief...fast. and now collect four of my trading cards inside specially marked boxes of goody's governor mccrory is attacking roy cooper on the state crime lab. well, we know roy cooper and we know the problems he discovered when he became attorney general. roy found a backlog of over 5,000 dna test kits and years worth of shoddy investigations.
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and put 165 killers and rapists in prison from cold cases.
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video. it includes rpd, the carolina ballet and even the swift creek band. >> you can see the entire video along with the video from durham and fayetteville. right now on our website, wncn.com. police say there's no evidence the two north carolina university students killed this weekend were part other fight that broke out before the shooting. the two victims have been and 20-year-old ahmad campbell. the student who held the party he told everyone to leave when a fight broke out. he says another fight started outside. he heard three shots fired. alisia dieudonne's mother says she was an innocent bystander. >> see didn't go out a lot. she got invited to be to that party. for somebody to take her life, senseless. >> the home where the shooting hatched was just off campus and north carolina a and t police
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have been made. the rewan county sheriff's office says a teen age girl reported missing from her home in 2013 was likely dead long before authorities learned of her disappearance. in a news conference they said they have made no deal with sandy parsons the adopt of father who led investigators to the remains or with casey parsons his wife. both are in federal prison for tax fraud. >> erica's remains were right along the north carolina border. first lady michelle obama will campaign for clinton tomorrow. she'll speak at noon at the charlotte convention center. the first lady plans to focus on younger voters. >> she also encourage north carolinians to register to vote. you can live stream the rallies at our website wncn.com f a beautiful day for a round of golf earlier today.
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our very own wes hohenstein and todd gibson got to hit the links today at prestonwood country club ahead of next week's championship. >> beautiful day. >> it's october. weather was nice out there and the championship has all the great golfers that we have then over the years but without a lot of the crowds if you ever wanted to take the family or kids, great opportunity to d that. what a great week we have up until the time matthew is on our doorstep. we've been waiting this. bentz hot and stormy. wee had floods so please enjoy the next couple days. >> today was 79 degrees. above the average high of 77. about the same tomorrow and then a little shot of cool air, wednesday, thursday, and friday. and we don't bring rain into the forecast until friday night. and yes, that could be from matthew. we've had some pretty big changes. if you missed it earlier concerning hurricane matthew i'll get to those in a second. in the meantime hopefully you
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in the 70s. whether it's 71 in roanoke rapids. 74 here in the capital or 78 in fayetteville. a lot better than anything we've had the last few month. the humidity is down, too. we're going to be able to cool down a little mr. tonight. keep the radar off, no rain for the next few days. >> just a few clouds. >> sunsetting earlier and earlier. 72degrees. down to 70 at 10. 60s overnight you. walk about the door tomorrow morning. >> 60 degrees. >> that's week. >> what ehave is high pressure pretty much in control of a good portion of the weather. we had a frontal system come through over the past couple of days. that's helping to drop our temperatures. the next cold front is way, way out there. >> it's scheduled to be here this weekend. >> and yes, it may influence what happens with hurricane matthew. let's spend some time talk about that. i know it's on everyone's mind it could be impactful here in north carolina.
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they fly this non stop from now until time it's no longer impact the the u.s. still continues to move incredibly slow. it's one of the strongest but slowest i have ever seen. that just makes the forecast so much harder. the pressure continues to stay very low. remember lower the pressure goes the stronger the storm gets. that's not the only hurricane hunter aircraft out there. another one just getting to the storm. look at the path. bahamas. they're sampling the atmosphere. that's where the storm's going next. so if we have a better understanding of what's going on where the storm's going we can have a better forecast. that's very important because this could affect millions up and down the east coast. here's the latest track heading for the haitian coast sometime tomorrow morning or early intersection afternoon. then kind of curving back toward the bahamas over cuba through wednesday. stay down there through thursday.
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shore. sometime friday then on our doorstep, sometime on saturday. there's the center line of this cone of uncertainty. i'll put the center line from 11:00 a.m. up. you can see it in yellow. there's an obvious shift to the west. so that puts us in a whole different ball game now here in central north carolina. this ridge of high pressure which sits off chooser of over the atlantic ocean all summer long, that's going to influence what happens. hurricane to the west. if it weakens, makeshift east and that cold front i showed you comes a little sooner that could push it east. and the honest truth is, we don't know how exactly it's going to play out. >> we do know there's a 500 mile swath on saturday afternoon that could have a category two hurricane. >> the computer models aren't helping us mush. yes, they are fairly certain what's going to happen through
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of get a little haywire. >> there's nothing conscientious. they have shifted tour the west, as well. because there's so much spread that tells us there's a lot of urn certainty. so that's why we're going to have to take this together. day by day. in the meantime lets enjoy tomorrow. highs around 80. no rain. plenty of sunshine. and it gets cooler by wednesday and thursday. we have mid- to low 70s. we have 59 degrees thursday morning. if we do see impacts here it will be prly by the time it gets here it's moving a lot faster, so we could have some rain and some wind here in our part of the world this saturday. good news is, it gets even cooler and drier and sunny next week. so we have one day not so fun but everything else this week and next week looks pretty good. >> feels like fall. jeff joan is here now with a look at sports. well, it is the tackle that
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hit that hard. some people say yes and they might actually have a point. >> we'll show you why. plus, it was the biggest upset other weekend and the tar heels pulled it off. instead we're degree to break
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tough, that's one way to describe yesterday's loss. but i bet panthers fans are using different words. words we aren't going to say on tv but it's actually not the loss that has people concerned. instead everyone's talk about cam newton's concussion. >> some might say the full story starts early infrastructure the first wait. cam rushed for a first down and made sure everyone knew it. >> he even tossed a deon jones. when jones saw newton slow down before he crossed the gel line instead of tossing the ball he tossed 225-pound of muscle. it locales like he won that battle. tosses cam's last play the game. he l the game with a concussion. the coach says he has no idea whether his starting qb will be back on the field. he made one thing clear he does not blame the defender for delivering that hit. >> he was right at the gel line. and so, again, that's a
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no, i really i mean, you know, again, it's right at the goal line. i mean, it's one of those things. i was playing i would have taken the shot. >> so coach says he would have delivered that shot, too. all right, then. the panthers play, again, next monday against tampa bay. to college football and carolina fans had two favorite moments. one watching nick whiler's kick sail through the uprights and two watching him use florida stat celebration against the seminoles. >> there's been a lot of negative and positive feedback from the celebration. florida state fans have been the nicest to me on social media but also have had a lot of positive feed pack from florida fans. >> they said i'm always welcome in games, though, now. so that's nice. >> well, i guess if you're planning a vacation in central
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driving to tallahassee. one of the team's best players freshman harry july expected to miss six weeks after art row coppic knee surgery the third in four years. >> on the surface this looks all bad. there's a little silver lining. the timing is good because if he sticks it at six weeks timetable he's going few show up right before the biggest game of the early part other season, november 15 showdown with
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>> pelley: the debate breaks the tie. our first post-debate poll shows clinton taking the lead as leaked tax returns give her new ammunition against trump. >> what kind of genius loses $1 billion in a single year? >> i laws to my benefit and to the benefit of my companies. >> pelley: also tonight, hurricane matthew batters the caribbean. we'll tell you where it's headed. police give themselves a strategic advantage to catch distracted drivers. >> you have to pay over $100, so don't look at your phone. >> pelley: and she rose from

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