tv WRAL News Saturday Morning NBC March 19, 2016 6:00am-8:00am EDT
and meteorologist mike moss is here the tell us about cooler temperatures for the weekend after this nice bout recently of 80 plus temperatures. >> absolutely beautiful now. we're having to deal with the cold again. >> big changes just in time for spring. the temperatures swing for spring. it great to be here this morning. >> great to have you here in saturday morning. mike, i had packed away the coats, packed away the boots. i had to pull them all out. >> reporter: yeah, you will want to keep some of that winter gear hanging out for the next couple of days. still fairly mild in the south. we have some temperatures generally in the mid 40s to around 50-degrees, so not
of morning. 48 at rocky mount, 49 at durham. and fayetteville checking in at 51-degrees. a lot of us climbed into the low to mid 70s yet. this morning a lot of high clouds out there, as we head through the day we'll develop a chance of sprinkles and light rain. should be mostly cloudy skies and should reach about 59 by lunchtime with a couple of spotty sprinkles around and during the afternoon patches of light rain and sprinkles, we'll reach about 63 by three or 4:00. and we may see some 70s south of fayetteville. thank you. new overnight a person was taken into custody after a standoff with police in raleigh.
block of mill banks street. nobody was hurt and the situation ended about 1:00. the wral news did see a man handcuff today a stretcher. the police closed nearby roads. officers are expected to release more information on this case later today. we'll keep you posted. a death investigation is under way in fayetteville. police responded to an urgent well being check on jones street. family members found the man and woman inside dead. police say this could be a homicide-suicide case. a machine has died after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run accident last night in mohr county just before midnight in the high falls area just off highway 22.
end of a home's driveway in the middle of the street. if you have any information you are urged to call the moore county sheriff's office. the highway patrol released the name of a man who died outside of pinehurst. state troopers say 49 year old frank lar, and 69 year old jakes lark was taken to the hospital. the crash is under investigation. overseas investigators are working to find out if winds caused a deadly plane crash. all were killed during a landing. a russian media outlet broadcast security video which appears to show the moment of impact.
from 30-50 miles per hour at the time of the crash. there's a deadly twist in a raleigh shooting. officer twiddy allegedly shot aqueel den kins family. there's an investigation that according to the family's attorney says there's a new bullet hole which would indicate he was shot in the back. >> if that is a bullet hole and if there's a bullet in there that would match the officers
addict his statementeds that the shooting happened on the corner back behind the patio. that would be a significant contradiction between his evidence would show. >> he says he and his colleagues wants to talk with twiddy to clear up some inconsistencies. he maintains he opened fire after it appeared den kins was reaching for a gun. investigators say they found a stolen weapon near denkin's body. supporters are worried a man could be sent back to europe. he attended riverside high school. in january he was picked up by i.c.e.
if he is sent back to honduress he could be killed by gangs. dogs have been adopted and an aspc event. it is from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. adopting fees will be waived. a connection to the paris terrorist attacks. 30 people died when concert goers and restaurant customers. >> reporter: gunfire on a sidewalk special forces aim at a suspect.
he falls and is bundled into the back. the crowding street close by people flee as gunfire erupts. the dramatic police raids capturing europe's most wanted terrorist salah abdeslam, accused of killing 30 people. belgium's prime minister appeared with the french president announcing by investigators as taking part of the paris attacks all now either died caring them out were killed or captured. he had been on the run from police for four months. he is seen in northern france at a gas station.
the manhunt accelerating when his suspected vest was found abandon. prosecutors said his fingerprints had been found in brussels. in the brusselsneighborhood of molambiqui. finally police closed in on him. tomorrow is the 1st day of spring, so flowers may come to mind. >> absolutely, we are seeing nice color around the triangle. but one type of plant could be toxic to your pet and the
a couple of weak low pressure areas in the west and southwest. looks like we'll end up with more clouds than sun overall across the state. low 60s towards the northern coast but 60s towards the southern beaches. a east or southeast wind. patches of light rain around the coast but lots of cloud cover, highs to upper 40s and mid 50s. mainly cloudy skies, occasionally rain. low 60 miss the south. a little cooler in the mountains, with a chance of sprinkles sunday. around here plenty of cloud
by lunchtime about 59. our high temperature about 63. if you don't mind getting your hands dirty jordan park clean yun is today. >> the lake rose to very high levels in january due to heavy rains and all that high water pushed trash into two popular camping areas and heavily used hiking trails. it goes from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the jordan lake area off of pearidge road. some babies -- and i know this -- can be messy eaters, i have three myself. a virginia mom made a utensil to help with that problem.
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will that last? could we see rain this weekend? meteorologist mike moss has the answer. plus screaming matches at donald trump's latest presidential rally. see more confrontation and hear what's next for democrat bernie sanders. and new this morning a wildfire contained in eastern north carolina. where it is and what was used to fight the flames. good morning. i'm arielle clay. great to have you in our chief correspond. you do a great job and so glad to have you with us. leyla is going to be reporting from cuba. and mike moss the man with the plan, we have enjoyed this 80-degree weather lately. we will see a sharp turn? >> reporter: that's right.
mild and we will add a chance of rain by the afternoon probably about a 60% chance although not large amounts of rain fall this weekend. right now temperatures fairly mild 49-degrees in apex. forted eight in rocky mount. 45 for wake forest, if you are headed out for a walk or run today probably don't need to worry about rain, 49-degrees as we start the day with mostly cloudy skies, as we go through the day we add chance of rains patchy light rain after that. anywhere upper 50s to around 60 near the virginia border, down towards fayetteville points south maybe some low 70s. a fire chief from hope county is recovering this morning. >> michael scott was hurt in an
this happened while he was fighting a fire on lawrence macomb road. it started in unattended rubble. hospital officials say he is doing well. new overnight a person was taken into custody after a standoff with police. it happened on mill banks street, 2100 block. the man was handcuff today a stretcher. roads that were closed have now been reopened. a man is in the hospital after suffering smoke inhalation in a house fire on iron wood drive in fayetteville. there were two adults and three kids. two dogs were also rescued but a third died. to utah, police did not
confrontations at a donald trump rally. thousands of protesters and supporters screamed at one another at the campaign event when police rushed the doors and blocked the way. they closed polls in utah and two other states to decide who they want to win the presidential position. >> reporter: bernie sanders is defying nay sayers including reported president obama himself who believe its time for democrats to close ranks behind hillary clinton. >> we have a path of victory that goes right through idaho. >> reporter: he hopes it will change his fortune to the democratic convention in july. some are seeking options to unseat their frontrunner donald
former candidate and fellow senators lindsey graham and marco rubio have stopped short of endorsing him. trump tweeted the man who choked and let us all down is now endorsing lion ted cruz this is good for me. john kasich refuses to step aside hoping more wins will make him the candidate. >> maybe they ought to knock it off and get behind me. >> reporter: he borrowed donald trump's theme. he has one eye on the border and another on the threshold. if any can't date claims 50% of the vote there tuesday, it's winner take all. north carolina congressman
tomorrow. this will be the first by a sitting u.s. president in almost a century, highlighting greater economic freedoms for the cuban peter. he will attend a cuban state dinner and attend an exhibition lane. leyla is going to cuba for the historic visit. a training accident happened after the u.s.s. dwight d. eisenhower. a cable bre during a routine landing by a hawk eye helicopter. the sailors are expected to recover. the ship left thursday for a
no charges will be filed in deadly accident involving a sheriff's department. he was traveling yesterday when his atv crossed the center line and crashed into the deputy's cruiser. the deputy was taken to the hospital, treated and released. a high-tech safety system in california is meant to pinpoint the gunfire at schools and send the information to first responders in a matter of seconds. some questions that people have about shot spotters. >> reporter: many schools have armed guards. but now some like this are going further with installing spot shooter technology. at newark memorial high hundreds of sensors on the
gunfire and can triangulation the source in seconds. in e event of a shooting, could give first responders the location. >> we have one round building 100 -- >> reporter: it has been used for years in cities like oakland and chicago, schools are increasingly signing up. >> we have seen a huge increase in shots and killings on high school, middle school and elementary campuses, so this is really the next iteration or extension of protecting our students and our staff. >> reporter: some question whether this is a wise use of education funds and whether it really protects students at all. >> the real key factor is see whether or not this has a deterrent in schools and at this point we probably just
>> does it prevent active shooters? absolutely not. if it's going to happen it's going to happen but there's at least a plan in place that we can react efficiently and hopefully save lives. >> reporter: some say the schools that could use it the most are least able to afford it. more schools are finding the money with district officials saying here on a big campus shot spotter is as important as a fire alarm. former pro-wrestler hulk hogan won a multimillion dollars lawsuit against gawker media. he sued them for posting a video of him having sex with his best friend's wife in 2012. a jury awarded him $115 million. the police chief in greenville, south carolina identified the officer killed while trying to serve a
allen jacobs was a veteran and father of two young sons. he was serving a warrant on a self admitted gang member. the suspect opened fire and then called his mother and kill himself. a fire is now contained. it started in -- national forest. so far the fire has burned several hundred acres, the u.s. forest service says the fire does not appear to be close to any structures, but there are hundreds of homes right across the street from the forest. the cause of the fire is under investigation. the recent bout of 80 plus degree temperatures has peach trees in the sandhills in full flower, but the forecast early in the coming week has farmers in montgomery county on alert. farmers say as long as the temperatures don't follow below
floor in pain and 30 minutes later she couldn't feel her legs. i tried to pick her up and set her down and her legs just buckled. they said she served the artery to her spine. >> she's in physical therapy several times a week. next month she goes to baltimore for intense session then off to baltimore for more training. pollen. we all know about pollen. it is expected to reach seasonal high in the next few weeks. the department of environmental quality sent out an alert saying if you are allergic, stay inside. they are high once they reach 270-grams per meter. they can reach above 1,000- grams per meter.
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she thinks it is great, she's intense, so this is intense and gives her something to do. mama p. thank you so much for the ride. >> i have never used uber. >> i do all the time. >> soon you can use a parking space if you are not using an uber driver at rdu, customers book a spot online and the rate will be lower online than at the entry gate this all starts april 14th. the hollywood great is retiring after a long legendary career. featured in countless films, t.v. commercials. >> now after decades the time has come to say it's a wrap. >> reporter: l.a.'s legendary
tinsal town's best supporting actor. there's samuel l jackson in spot, ryan gosseling in drive, and around schwartzenaeger last action hero just to name a few. the bridge in the spotlight without ever saying a word. >> it's very nostalgic to be back here. >> reporter: the director put the bridge center stage in the 1978 smash grease. >> i was blown away by just how big the scale is. grease is the word, its got mood it got meaning. >> reporter: built in 1932 the bridge served it's time. . it's now crumbling falling apart. no longer able to support the 13,000 cars a day. >> it is going to take four
a new one. >> reporter: as it goes in hollywood, a newer younger model will take its place. traffic may move. happy, clap along if you feel like you have a room without a roof. >> reporter: for music videos and commercials, a role that spanned decades. >> it's almost like a character in a movie. >> reporter: cementing it's place in hollywood history. miguel almaguer, nbc news. i always wanted to see that bridge. never got around it so i guess i won't have my opportunity. >> looks like it may be crumbled down by the next time you're out there.
bit of activity building over north carolina. we are still 30 minutes away from sunrise, we have cloud cover, generally thicker and lower the further south and west you go from the triangle right now. durham has 45 right now. 49 at the station here in raleigh. widen the town by town, 51 for fayetteville, goldsboro 52. 43 roxboro to start the day. satellite and radar showing bright skies. there were periods of high clouds. they increased overnight and middle level clouds now that are starting to produce some
echos across the piedmont area. did see a little reported from light rain from wanesburough. it will gradually add to the east as we go through the next several hours. there are generally patches of unsettled weather scattered throughout the eastern united states. we are likely to stay in that unsettled pattern. it does look like the low pressure will cross over and consolidate over eastern north carolina it could produce a nor's easter. drizzle and maybe a spotty sprinkle. 100th of an inch within three hours are what these numbers are showing you. we have come up to that 25 to
we were below 10% over our part of the area. it rises late morning into the afternoon, about 40% up to near 60% chance of rain. as we finish out the day that stays 60% through the night and drop quickly to 30% tomorrow. though we could still have some low level clouds. we have an upper level disturbance swinging through tomorrow night and may take our chance of rain up to 25-35% chance of rain. we might even have a snowflakes mixed in tomorrow night. monday we drop off with little if any chance of rain and start to see a bright blue sky the start the week. 63 our high by 3:00 o'clock today. we may stay close to 60 or so
tomorrow we start spring by the traditional measure the equinox, a couple of patchy drizzle by 5:00, only a slim chance of a sprinkle or two, 58- degrees monday and through tomorrow night could see anywhere between about one and maybe three or 410ths of an inch of rain in our area, most of it would come this afternoon and tonight. bright skies on tuesday and wednesday as we warm back into the mid 60s then low 70s and up close to 80 again later this week so it will feel more like spring. we'll move on to pet pictures for the day and meet miss ivy to who is ready to play. log onto wral.com and type pet.
kids get to experience an old old time farm equipment, tools, tractors all part of the sandhills tractor show. that's where we find our traveler. where students are getting an education on the old ways of life on the farm. >> reporter: the annual ago science field day in arnett county a fun rumbling lesson in history. some of them have been restored, some of them are
>> reporter: their work clothes include colossal yields. >> they did in the old days the hard work that replaced the mules and the forces on the farm. >> reporter: the sandhills farm park pulling fifth graders into the past showing kids what life was like a century ago an even longer. >> they take that and they're painting their sales with it which made it water proof. >> reporter: burnt barbecue. >> i think it would give them an insight on just how hard our country worked to get where we are. remember put your mind to it you can do it all right. we try to cover abt different subject matters. >> reporter: station seven, the loom house. >> i cannate a pattern and beat it down.
be boring but it was actually kind of cool. >> most of these tractors run from wwii up to about 1960. it's a 49 diesel. that one is about a 1925 ford, i love all of them. ever one of them, all colors. >> reporter: yellow, yellow jackets and hundred bees. >> pull, pull. >> they used tools back then but not like the ones we use now. >> how are we going to get that resin from the trees to the still? >> there's a horseshoe i just made. >> we wouldn't have any technology or air conditioned. >> reporter: 1 day in the past has made an impact. >> we still need to know where we come from. >> reporter: and where we're headed. >> it's an experience for all
and a successful animal new overnight roads reopen after a standoff in a raleigh neighborhood. we'll tell you why an ambulance was called out to the scene. also new over night 62 people killed as a plane attempts to planned to land in russia. and meteorologist mike moss is here to tell us about lower temperatures for the weekend. if you have grown to all that balmy weather. you're in for an awakening. good morning. >> it is great for you to be here. how are you feeling? are you enjoying being with us?
>> well you have to be to do this shift. i love the weather. so i'm not really complaining, mike and this colder weather coming -- >> reporter: we're just going to have a few days where we dip to the lower temperatures. some of us holding onto mid 40s and we may be back up to the 80s by the end of the week. first today it's going to be kind of a transition day. cool, but not quite as cool as tomorrow. mid 50 across the north. 51-degrees for durham and here at the station in raleigh and 49 toward rocky mount and wilson. 52 at fayetteville and goldsboro and also around southern pines. satellite and radar show a mixture of sun and clouds yesterday. clouds are dominating.
echos to our we and southwest. should be about 49-degrees at 8:00 this morning, the triangle will be upper 50s by lunchtime and may see a couple of sprinkles or light rain and the chances of that increasing through late afternoon. hit and miss areas of rain, we should climb into the low and mid 60s, warmer to the south and stay a little cooler to the north. new overnighted a person was taken into custody after a standoff with police in rally. this all happened along the 2300 block of mill bank street last night. the situation ended around 1:00 a.m. the wral news crew on the scene saw a man handcuffed to a stretcher before police caught everything up. nearby roads that were closed have since reopened. we are expected to get more information later today. . a death investigation is
a man and woman were found dead in a home. police responded to an urgent well being check last night. family members found the man and woman dead. a preliminary investigation reveals this could be a homicide-suicide case. a man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in a hit and run accident in moore county. this happened in the high falls area putnam church road off highway 22. paramedics arrived to find a man from arch dale. his name has not been released. no description of the vehicle. if you have any information you are urged to call the moore county sheriff's office. the highway patrol has released the name of a man who
49 year old frank lar was killed. another driver james clark was taken to the hospital. the crash is still under investigation. overseas investigators are working to determine whether strong winds caused a deadly plane crash in russia. 62 people were on the plane, all were killed in the landing in the russian city. security video appears to show the moment of impact. the plane belonged to a budget carrier. weather information for the area indicated winds were anywhere from 30-50 miles per hour at the time temperature crash. there was also a light rain. there's a new twist in a deadly police shooting in raleigh. police officer d.c. twiddy is still on administrative duty after killing 24 year old akiel denkins. meanwhile police return. this is part of a discovery of
lawyers representing denkins family. they notified police who re- examined police where the shooting happened. it happened behind a home. volunteers show what period to be a bullet hole that wasn't in a police report. he shot and killed on the 29th. twiddy was trying to arrest him on an outstanding drug warrant. >> if that is a bullet hole and it would match the officers begun then that means there's a contradiction of the shooting back behind the patio, so that would be a contradiction between his account and what the physical evidence would show. >> that is scott holmes the family's lawyer. he says he and his family want to talk with officer twiddy.
fire after it appeared he was reaching for a gun. investigators say they did find a stolen begun near denkins body. an attempt to stop a deportation of a high school student was denied. a judge denied a stay for 19 year old wilden acausta. family members say if he is sent back to han due res he could be killed by gang members. dogs were rescued from an unlicensed rescue shelter. the event continues today and tomorrow. if you want a pet all you have to do is go down to the
to 6:00 p.m. adoption fees will be waived. more arrests could come in connection with the paris terror attacks. police in brussels captured e man in a neighborhood where he grew up. isis attacked concert goers and people at restaurants. >> reporter: gunfire on a sidewalk special forces aim at a suspect. they drag him to a police car. he falls and is bundled into the back. on the crowded street close by people flee as more gunfire erupts and live on belgian television an explosion. the dramatic police raids capturing police most wanted
run which killed 130 people. president obama called to congratulate bell jam's prime minister. all now either have died caring them out killed or captured. he had been on the run for four months. the morning of the attacks he's seen at a gas station. caught a ride with friends, making it through a border checkpoint and into belgium. twice since, once in december and again tuesday, prosecutors said his fingerprints had been found in raids in brussels. and the key break through was
es and carolina line. breezy along the coast from the north, northwest, mid 50s in the souther. some patches of sprinkles and light rain to finish out the weekend. the mountains will have a chance of sprinkles and light rain. 50s, low 60s. high elevation, snow is in spots with sprinkle and drizzle to finish out the weekend. around here a lot of clouds, sprinkles and light rain increasing through the day. 59 at lunchtime and top out in the low to mid 60s. jordan lake's annual spring cleanup is to the. you might want to join? >> i know i can't stand it. the park officials say it is especially bad this year because of all the rain in december and january and that pushed trash into two popular
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shcan'wa it dry now. you can see there, but could we see rain in weekend? meteorologist mike moss has the answer. plus, screaming matches at donald trump's latest presidential rally. see more confrontations and hear what's next for democrat bernie sanders. a wildfire now contained in north eastern carolina where it is and what was used to fight the flames. thank you for being here, you are doing a great job on the anchor desk this morning. >> thanks so much. >> this march 19th birthday of glen close. and mike moss the birthday of
>> reporter: gosh, around 60 or so? >> 61. >> reporter: just by one, i'll take that. if i get a temperature that close in the forecast i'm really happy with that. any way we'll take a look at what's going on. we have a little bit of activity, on the doppler. most of this is elevated precipitation. there are a couple of spots out in the western piedmont that have gotten a sprinkle or two to the ground. it will probably be dry for most of us for the next two or three hours at least. 46 in sanford 50 for carry, 48 in clayton, 46 at rapids and 49- degrees at goldsboro. our chance at sprinkles and patchy light rain will go up. highs will be in the upper 50s to around 60-degrees.
toward raleigh and rocky mount. and fayetteville there may be some spots that hit 70. a hope fire chief is recovering at a fayetteville hospital. >> michael scott was injured in an explosion yesterday. this occurred while he was fighting a fire on lawrence mcmullen road in hope county. the reports of fire started in unattended rubble in trash. unc hospital officials say mr. scott is doing well. new overnight a person was taken into custody after a standoff with police in raleigh. it happened along the 2300 block of mill bank street. no one was injured. our crew saw a man handcuff today a stretcher before things cleared up. nearby roads have now been reopened. officers are expected to
man is in the hospital after suffering smoke inhalation on iron wood drive in fayetteville. there are two other adults and three kids and dogs that got out. one dog died though. thousands of protesters and supporters screamed at each eastbound during the donald trump campaign event. police in riot gear blocked the way. tuesday voters in utah head to the polls and decide who they want to win the presidential nomination. bryan moar shows us who is on the defense and who is picking up support. >> reporter: is defying nay sayers reportedly including president obama himself who believes it's time for democrats to close ranks behind hillary clinton. >> we have a path toward
[cheers and applause] >> reporter: he hopes a western win streak will change his fortune to the democratic convention in july. some republicans are looking to unseat their front runner donald trump. they are hoping to -- fellow senators marco rubio have both voiced support for ted cruz but stopped short of endorsing him. mitt romney announced he is voting for cruz. trump tweeted the man who choked and let us all down is now endorsing lion ted cruz this is good for me. john kasich refuses to step aside. >> maybe they ought to knock it off and get behind me. >> cruz turned his focus to next week's big prize arizona. he borrowed a signature trump campaign theme. >> president obama tells us the border is secure.
house down to the southern border and let's see how secure it is. >> if any candidate claims 50% of the vote there tuesday, it's winner take all. north carolina congressman david price will travel with president obama to cuba tomorrow. this will be the first by a sitting u.s. president in almost a century. he will give a speech highlighting greater economic freedoms for the cuban people and attend a state dinner, and a major league exhibition game. wral's leyla santiago is going to cuba to report on it. at the dwight d.
stops a plane happened during a landing by a hawk eye aircraft. the ship left monday preparing for an upcoming deployment. no charges will be filed in a deadly accident involving a lee county sheriff's department. this is a story we brought you breaking news yesterday morning. he was driving on east forest oaks road yesterday when his atv crossed the center line and crashed into the deputy's cruiser. the man died at the scene. the deputy was taken to the hospital treated and released. hulk hogan won a multimillion dollars lawsuit against gawker media. they posted him having sex with his best friends wife back in 2012. a jury warded him $115 million. this morning a wildfire in
so far the fire has burned 1300 acres, several planes and a helicopter dropped water and a fire retardant in the area. it does not appear to be any close to structures but hundreds of homes right across the street from the the forest. the recent stint of 80- degree temperatures has pushed peach in full flowering, farmers say as long as the temperature does not fall below 30s the crop should weather the cold just fine. farmers use wind machines that can add 2-3-degrees of warmth. last year there was heavy damage to the peach crops. one farmer says if they get past april 15th, they should have a sweet summer bounty.
this is all set for the nuv yug festival. joining me now are two key members organizers of this event. -- i hope i pronounced that correctly. and si ma who is a dancer, she will be dancing this weekend. thank you both for coming in and chat about this flagship event of yours. i understand you prepare months for this big festival. >> that's right. it's almost a year preparation. >> reporter: you do this in several cities? >> right now in raleigh and charlotte. >> reporter: why do we not want the miss it? >> our organization is called navia. which means new era, we want to promote the cultural arts and reach out to the diverse ethnic communities to improve
the indian culture. >> reporter: and sima you are one of the beautiful dancers, you have a beautiful lavender dress on. >> thank you. >> reporter: what will we see you do? >> classical dances of i of india, along with indian and western dances, you will get to see all vibrant performances and tonight at 7:00 we have two finalists coming up. [indiscernible] they have bring like fab show on stage and tomorrow we are doing a singing contest. >> reporter: so india has an answer to american idle. indian idle. so we will see a couple of contestants tonight? >> where. >> reporter: and plenty of food?
crops to buy, to look at and eni. >> reporter: so it is going on today and tomorrow and we'll certainly look forward to the dancing and food. if you want to head out there this is going on at the exhibition center. it is saturday and sunday. what time do things get started today? >> 11:00. >> reporter: today at the state fairgrounds. thank you so much to both of you for coming in and it will be a wonderful way to spend the weekend. a california girl want to walk and dance again following a tragic injury. this 5 year old who wants to be a ballerina was paralyzed from the waster down after trying to the a backbend. she lost her ability to walk when she was doing a backbend.
pain and nearly 30 minute later she couldn't feel her legs. >> i tried to pick her up and sit her down and her legs just buckled. they said the artery to her spine was cut off. >> reporter: she is determined to get back on her feet. she's in physical therapy several times a week. next month she's going to baltimore for intense sessions then off to louisville for more training. before you goat the airport, park rdu is starting a new service so customers can book a spot online. you will have accesses to spaces at both terminalis. it start on april 4th. an uber driver in connecticut goes above and beyond for her customers.
>> reporter: she already has a day job working for life care in shelton, but it's hear after hours job driving for uber which she says brings her so much personal fulfillment. meet mama p. an uber driver who greets her uber customers with a hug and a how are you. the single mom of two started driving for uber when she became an empty nester. >> all the sudden i felt like i was back with my daughters home and all their friends in the car. >> reporter: what started for just rides for fair field and sacred heart students was something much bigger. >> whether it be cook them a meal, do their laundry, hem their pants. >> reporter: whatever will make them feel comfortable away
her customers, referred to as her second mother, love her. >> when she came and got me she told me i should have left work early just so she could have picked us up. >> reporter: her car has become a confessional spot of sorts. >> they'll tell me about a boy they like or broke up with and i listen and council them as best i can. >> reporter: what she will say over and over is this? >> it's like the most rewarding thing. >> i love you. >> by mama p i love you. >> reporter: it's like being a mom to my real children. it's fabulous. >> reporter: when we asked one of her daughters, what she thinks, she says she thinks it's great. it entertains her and gives her something to do.
become an uber driver. pollen is expected to reach seasonal highs in the next few weeks. experts say limiting your time outside. makes sense. it is considered high once they reach 270 grains per cubic meter. they can reach 1,000 grains per cubic meter. i think last hour we referred to them as grams per cubic meter. >> reporter: i think the last four or five days we've started to see that yellow pollen coming out. it will be a couple of weeks before it goes back down. let's look at terms of radar.
the western portion of the area. drier area was preventing a lot of that from reaching the ground. we have seen a few more back out briefly over ash borrow and a couple of other places have seen light rain and sprinkles reach the ground associated with this. and that welcome a an increasing chance as we get into the later morning and afternoon especially. just about overcast overraleigh right now. and not going to get a awful a lot of solar panels today. 51-degrees in durham. 51 for t.v. station here in raleigh. 46-degrees at wake forest, as we widen the town by town view, 54 for clinton, 52 goldsboro
cooler up towards roxboro, and south hill virginia. the last 24 hours you will notice que a bit of sunshine with high clouds mixed in. this morning it isloof high clouds over north carolina. clouds have developed back in the west, where some of this precipitation has been produced and some of it reaching the ground and reaching the surface, we'll watch that increasing chances of rain here. there are several different patches associated with a couple of frontal boundaries and low pressure areas that will drift across the east. it intensifies up across the eastern north carolina and eastern virginia. we'll have still some drizzle and a sprinkle or two left. this morning out in the areas
of it reaching the ground we have about a 20-40% chance of rain showing up on the models anything over 100th of an inch falling in three hours. by the time of early mid afternoon around here we climb to about 50-60% chance as we get on to that in the afternoon, anywhere 55-65% chance for most of us so some of us will see the patchy sprinkles and light rain, it drops off to more like a 20-30% chance and a lot of it will be in the form of drizzle. another chance as another upper level disturbance moves through of sprinkles or isolated floor -- flurry or two. 63 or so our high by about three or 4:00 in the afternoon. falling back into the mid 50s. later tonight 39.
traditional spring with the equinox but on the cool side, 47-degrees by lunchtime. 50 at 5:00 tomorrow and during the day tomorrow an odd sprinkle here and there and maybe a patch or two of drizzle but not much rainfall then sunny skies for monday, tuesday and wednesday and with that spring like temperatures return, 58 on monday but 72 by wednesday afternoon and some upper 70s to around 80 by the time we finish out the week again. >> ready for spring. when we come back, you can
retiring of the a long ill let us illustrious career. >> reporter: l.a.'s legendary sixth street bridge could be tinsal town's best supporting actor. >> there's samuel l jackson in swat. rine gosseling in drive. and around schwartzenaegers last action hero just to name a few. the bridge in the spotlight without ever saying a word. >> it's very nostologic to be back here. >> he put the bridge in center stage in the 1978 smash grease. >> i was blown away by just how big the scale is. grease is the word, is the
>> everybody has seen this and seen the sequence and remember it. >> the bridge served it's time. the old concrete falling apart. no longer able to support the gridlock of 15,000 cars a day. >> reporter: it is going to take four years and $450 million to build a new one. >> reporter: as it goes in hollywood, a newer younger model will take it place. i'm happy, clap along if you feel like a room without a roof -- >> reporter: music videos and commercials. a role that spanned decades. >> it's almost like a character in a movie. >> reporter: the sixth street bridge at the end of the road after cementing it place in hollywood history.
angeles. >> all eyes will be focused on wral on the brain game. it is the fifth one panther creek high and wake forest high gather in studio a to determine whether school advances to the semifinals. join mark roberts right here on wral at 11:00. the weekend begins with a range of sports and headlines. good saturday morning just ahead here on today. breaking news overnight. a plane crashing in russia. everyone on board believed to be killed. a $150 million victory for hulk hogan.
because of a dispute over the amount of time laroche's son spending in the clubhouse. >> it is yale versus duke in what some are calling,"the battle of the nerds." >> we'll have those stories and much more when we get started on a saturday morning right here on,ed" to,." it looks like we'll have rain building in today. we start out this morning with about a 20% chance and by the time we get to lunchtime 40-50% chance. we'll top out around 63 in the triangle. warmer to the south, cooler to the north and 55 by about 8:00. and dawn marie is here to tell us about noel. >> reporter: she is here with second chance pet adoptions. she loves to be cuddled as you can see. she is an active dog and would
ball with or maybe go on regular walks. she is a we think probably a hound retriever mix, we're not sure but she has really pretty spots on her feet. >> she's cute. very cute. >> well thank you for bringing noel in and we thank you for joining us. introducing longhorn's big, bold, steaks. our new 10 ounce filet. our 16 ounce t-bone. and our fire grilled 18 ounce outlaw ribeye.
good morning. breaking overnight. deadly plane crash in russia. all 62 people on board killed when the jetliner slammed into the ground when it tried to land in bad weather. hulking win. a jury awards hulk hogan $115 million after the web site gawker posted a video of him having sex. >> this is not only his victory today, but also anyone also who has been victimized by tabloid journalism. >> gawker vowing the case is far from over. what this means for the tabloids and celebrities. and so much for spring. a nor'easter set to roar up the east coast tomorrow on the first day of spring.