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back. no one has been charge here. we go to the danville humane society to see how the dog is doing. breaking tonight, our abc 13 13 crew just got back from the scene of a car that crashed into a building in madison heights. you can see all the damage here. this is at elliott's cleaners. right now we don't know what caused the driver to crash into the building, but we know this is the second time the car has crashed into the store. last one happened a couple of years ago. according to the director of public safety in amherst, the lady who is in the inside usually works up front but went in the back to get clothes when this crash happened. talk about luck. nobody was killed or hurt. one much nicole lovell's friends said she warned the 13-year-old about david eisehauer months before her
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it is something you will see only on abc 13 news. annie andersen sat down with nicole's friends to learn more about the months before her murder. >> reporter: natasha was nicole lovell's best friend. what happened to lovell is exactly what she was afraid of and something she warned lovell about months ago. >> we would always run down the hallway from gym, giving each other piggy back rides. >> reporter: one natasha bryant favorite memori of her friend nicole lovell, now more than a week after lovell's murder. bryant can't believe it is one her last memories of her classmates. >> i can't believe she is not breathing right now. not living because she was such a free spirit. >> reporter: bryant had a feeling that lovell could be headed for trouble when she started talking with older boys online. >> when she was with one she got very, very, very, like -- she was really out there with them. >> reporter: bryant first heard about david eisenhauer the
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kidnapping and killing lovell back in october. >> she told me she had been talking to a few guys named david but one she was really, really into. >> reporter: when she learned eisenhauer's age, she got really worryworried. >> i told her it was not safe and she shouldn't be talking to older guys that she might get hurt really, really bad. >> reporter: do you wish you had done more? >> i don't think anyone could have stopped it. i really don't. people wonder, and i have been telling her is all you can do. you can't physically stop her from talking to him. >> reporter: now just before christmas, lovell's father david found out lovell was chatting on line with older men and grounded her. he said he also took her cell phone away, although she did end up getting it back. danner. >> danner: thank you, annie.
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tours get an overview of the cyber world and how this protects your kids. putting on a free class. christians burg unit will teecht class and share safety tips of the most popular apps used by your kids. you do need to register by next friday. the class is february 3 from 7 to 9 at the christiansburg rec center. you can get a link at wset.com. a game change on the south side murder case today a pennsylvania county woman scheduled it go on trial for murder and arson changed her flee guilty. 40-year-old christie beskin was supposed to go to trial next week, but she convince and convict of second-degree murder and arson in the death of a woman. tola adamson was at court today report danner, the assistant
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details surrounding the event. triggered by drugs, alcohol and money. >> a touch of closure. very emotional for the entire family. >> reporter: almost a year after donna hyatt lanier's death, her family is still grieving after hearing the sordid details of how beskin set her house on firehow beskin set her house on fire. >> drugs in your system is the kind of stuff that you lead to. >> reporter: doing crack cocaine and drinking alcohol. beskin said lanier wanted money and she refused to give to her and she hit her with a wine bottle. beskin fought her back and ended up killing lanier. when they searched the house they found three broken wooden table legs and a sword all of them bloody. >> hearing little things that we haven't heard before. one part of it was that donna reached for it one more time and
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just little things like that. very devastating for the family. >> reporter: beskin said after the fight she took a 12-year-old with her to buy lighter fluid and burned down lanier's home. put lanier's body on the kitchen floor. they found b esk in in north carolina and extradited her to danville where she confessed. >> we are very glad that she is stepping up to take some responsibility for this. >> reporter: an autopsy revealed lanier died from sharp injuries to her head. b eskin said the killing was not in self-defense. she faces a maximum of 50 years in prison when she is sentenced in march. live this danville, tola adamsonlive this danville, tola adamson, abc 13 news. we know the cause of a house fire gretna that killed an elderly woman. it started in the kitchen. specifically in the area by the microwave. the fire spread to the attic. happened two weeks ago in henry street.
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wasn't able to make it out. we have seen more light snow falling across the heart of virginia today; however, many of us have ended up with zero accumulation as the bulk of the snow has been falling toward the mountains and see this right now, pinpoint doppler radar show this is dry from whip county, pulaski county, roanoke, you have light snow. also snow flurries in bedford county with a bigger weather story simply the cold weather. breezy and very developed falling down to 20 degrees by morning. coming up a little later, we will let you know when even colder weather arrives. we are now in day two of trying seat a jury in pulaski county in the case of noah thomas's mother who is on trial for child abuse and neglect charges. noah was found dead in a septic tank four days of a he went missing last march. suri crowe has covered the case since beginning and joins us live from outside the courthouse with the latest.
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a painstaking process when it comes to jury selection. taking much longer than prosecutors had expected to find 12 jurors and two alternates to will decide 31-year-old ashley white's face. defense attorney kelsey bulger objected to many people today. she originally moved to a change of venue alleging that all the media coverage of noah and white would bias any jury pool, and indeed most of the potential jurors have admitted they had read or seen some type of media coverage on the case. some of the jurors said they had personal connection to white and her family. one said that his daughter played basketball with noah and that had the stoic-faced white into tears. two other potential jurors knew little noah personally. assistant attorney said he wants to make sure the defense is happy with jury selection as well because they don't want to give the defense reason to appeal should white be convicted of her charges. now there is still a chance a judge could move -- a judge
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but win left the court room, they had chosen 24 jurors. of that the defense and prosecutor also then be able to have what they call discretionary strikes and far in throw down to those 14 insures i have mentioned. white has entered a plea of not guilty to the free child abuse and neglect charges. for now live in pulaski county, suri crowe, abc 13 news. abc 13 is on the scene of an accident on hooper road in forest today. witnesses tell us that that car veered off the road and on to the road before crossing a lane of traffic and hitting a tree here. paramedics said the woman was alert and awake when they arrived on the scene. a witness tells us that the driver's legs were pinned against a steering wheel. crews got her out and took her to the hospital. tonight we are getting our first in-person look at the pit bull recuperating at the danville humane society after being stabbed in dog is playful and not letting her wounds bring her down.
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as you can see the vet had to shave some of her fur and stitch her back up. the director of the humane society paula dean said the dog loves people and full of energy. someone stabbed the dog on friday and right now no tips on who may have done it. >> we see horrifying scenes and we are not shocked by this, we are horrified but not shocked. >> danner: there is a $1,000 reward for information on this case. the dog will be up for adoption after her wound heals. treating depression usually requires antidepressants, but now some top doctors say there could be another way. colder weather is on the way, and coming up, we will let you know when you can see the coldest weather of the week. you know, why just happy to be home. >> danner: an abc 13 news
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"real a live look in pulaski right now. a little bit of snow there on the ground and you can see the flakes flying around. so it is sort of snowing in some parts of the viewing area. and the mountains. >> george: in this shot it looks like the sun is partially out as well. little bitty snow showers and also sunshine at the same time. >> danner: about as warm as it
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>> george: i wish we had better days and will go down until the next few days it will get coldernext few days it will get colder. another view into bedford county. a view from our thaxton tower camera generally looking west of bedford and looking toward the south and west. this view we are looking toward the mountain peaks and areas of light snow ongoing. lynchburg the weather is dry and this commute is going to be just fine, but you are going to want your heater on in your car. it is breezy. it's cold. and it is just going to get colder the next few days. right now the temp is down to 32right now the temp is down to 32. we briefly made it up to 40 today and felt a lot cold we are that wind. west wind over 10 miles per hour. around the rest of the area, cold everywhere, and the trend that gets colder as you make your way toward the west, toward pulaski and blacksburg. temperatures in the 20s. 25 in blacksburg. roanoke at 30. if you were watching us from danville, 36. south boston, 37. and milder as you make your way toward uva and charlottes shell. this you shows how cold it feels
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20 in roanoke and feels like 12 in blacksburg. so you certainly will want 20 so you certainly will want to take your big coat with you this evening. what i want to you notice over the next few days, put this into motion. you are going to see the weather is going to be mostly dry across virginia. but look at the clouds, moving in from the west and northwest. so this is telling us there is a large area low pressure up to the north, and what that means for us across virginia is that cold air up in canada is going to be pulled around the low, and we are going to get colder over the next few days. now it is possible you may see a few snow flurries tomorrow. we are not expecting any measurable snow. the bulk of the snow will be on the western slopes. jumping ahead for your thursday, the air will be drier and full sunshine. but despite the full sunshine, we are still going to have that west and northwest breeze bringing us colder air into a have a, and we are going to get colder later this week. for tonight, mostly cloudy. breezy. you may see some light snow.
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be much colder in the morning. temps in the teens and lower 20stemps in the teens and lower 20s. lynchburg at 20 lynchburg at 20. amherst, 20. altavista, 21. teens toward the new river valley. appomattox at 23. danville and south boston in the lower 20s. for your wednesday, we are going to be below freezing almost all morning. then by lunchtime into the afternoon, tempting barely making it above freezing. so it is going to be colder for your wednesday. it is possible could you see some light snow, some snow flurries mainly toward the mountains, and we are not going to have much of a warm-up. by 7 p.m., temperatures falling into the 20s. around the rest of the area, cold everywhere. generally colder toward the mountains. roanoke at 32. upper 20s toward blacksburg. amherst, 35. appomattox, 38. and upper 30s toward lower 40s toward south side. the seven-day forecast show that on thursday, we will stay below freezing all day. friday looks like the best day maybe for your outdoor plans. temps in the mid- to upper 30s and turning sharply colder for the weekend.
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all weekend in the 20s, but lows in the teens. she is revealing it all. real housewife teresa guidice gave an exclusive interview to abc news about her life in prison. she spent 11 and a half months behind bars. she told abc's amy robach, at the time of her arrest she did not know she committed a crime. she wrote a memoir, "turning the tables" to document her experience. >> i had a job in the kitchen. i wiped off tables. $.12 an hour. my first paycheck was $1.60. there is mold in the bathrooms. there was not running water constantly. the showers were freezing cold. it was -- it was hell. dan guidice said when it comes to prison food, everything was expired. that's what she said and someone
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you can see more on her interview with abc news tomorrow night on nightline. a lot of people question if they can eat food after its expiration date.
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these little guys? they represent blood cells. and if you have afib-an irregular heartbeat that may put you at five times greater risk of stroke they can pool together in the heart, forming a clot that can break free and travel upstream to the brain, where it can block blood flow and cause a stroke. but if you have afib that's not caused by a heart valve problem, pradaxa can help stop clots from forming. pradaxa was even proven superior to warfarin at reducing the risk of stroke, in a clinical trial without the need for regular blood tests. and, in the rare event of an emergency, pradaxa is the only oral blood thinner other than warfarin with a specific reversal treatment to help your body clot normally again. pradaxa is not for people who have had a heart valve replacement. don't stop taking pradaxa without talking to your doctor. stopping increases your risk of stroke or blood clots ask your doctor if you need to stop pradaxa before any planned medical or dental procedure. pradaxa can cause serious, and sometimes, fatal bleeding. don't take pradaxa if you have abnormal bleeding. and seek immediate medical care for
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pradaxa may increase your bleeding risk if you're 75 or older, have kidney problems, stomach ulcers, a bleeding condition, or take certain medicines. side effects with pradaxa can include indigestion, stomach pain, upset or burning. don't just go with the flow. go with pradaxa, the only blood thinner that lowers your risk of stroke better than warfarin and has a specific reversal treatment.
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experts say millions of pounds of food are wasted because people are confused over expiration dates. 40% of the u.s. food supply is thrown away because of food dating. 40%. well tonight's smart living explains when to keep and when to toss. >> reporter: used by, sell by, best by, we all see these food and drink levels at the grocery store, but after these dates, chances are it is safe to eat. used by and best by when to eat or drink an item with its best quality. eating foods after a best by won't make you sick but the product's quality. sell by is for your local grocer 37 one-third of 9 shelf life is still alive after a sell by. spoiler alert. food does not spoil as quickly as you think.
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expired. and milk one week if you stored properly. boxed by. a change in quality can't be detected even after years of expiration on some pantry foods. and foods like honey never expire. if eating past an expiration date still scare you as it does me, experts say your nose will tell if you it has gone bad, not your eyes. abc 13 is live in charlottesville tonight. >> reporter: hi, danner. i'm here as the uva cavaliers will battle the virginia tech hokies.
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big rematch game. i am going to jump ahead too your weekend and do you want to prepare. temperatures will remain below freezing the entire time. look at saturday. highs in the mid-20s and sunday at 8 a.m., 11 degrees with sunshine. the eyes of the basketball world are on charlottesville for the big rematch between uva and virginia tech. that is where we find our dave walls live at john paul jones arena and dave, the cavs have revenge on their minds tonight. >> reporter: yeah, they sure do.
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where the hokies pulled up the upset over the number 4 ranked uva cavs. , need zack laday to keep his hot hand. the junior scored 22 points and remains hot averaging 16 points and 8 rebounds a game. coach tony bennett has his cavs back on track winning six in a row and climbing up to number 7 in the latest ap poll. in the 64-50 drubbing of pittsburgh, scored 21 points. and the uva's defense stipeled their opponent holding them at 39% from the steal. we are a month away from the acc tournament and tonight's game could help both teams gain or continue the momentum that they have going on. we will break that down for you coming up later on abc 13 news at 6:00 in sports. for now live at john paul jones arena, dave walls, abc 13 sportsarena, dave walls, abc 13 sports. >> danner: thanks, dave.
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