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tv   WSLS News at Noon  NBC  February 2, 2016 12:00pm-12:30pm EST

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bye-bye.good afternoon... thanks for joining us i'm patrick mckee. i'm kristina montuori. good news if you believe in groundhog's day as this morning.. the groundhog didn't see his shadow. as the legend has it, if the ground hog sees his shadow winter will last another six weeks, but if not...an early spring is expected. today: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s tonight: light rain showers with lows in the lower 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely morning & early afternoon . late-day clearing with highs in
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developing story out of blacksburg... as we could learn new details during a police news conference this afternoon. blacksburg police have announced a two o-clock news conference in connection with the death of nicole lovell. the associated press reports that nichole's mom.. tammy weeks will speak at this afternoon's press conference. we'll have reporters at that news conference and have updates on our website-- wsls-dot-com and tonight beginning at five p-m.### funeral arrangements have been announced for thirteen-year-old nicole lovell. visitation will be held tomorrow from five to eight at mccoy funeral home in blacksburg. the funeral service will take place on thursday.. at three o-clock at mccoy funeral home.### students at blacksburg middle school have created a series of memorials for nicole lovell. the memorials are used to remember and pay tribute to the teen. there are messages.. drawings and notes for nicole and her family-- including giant
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students to sign and write down some of their memories. the messages will all be shared with nicole's family. students and faculty are also wearing the color blue or blue ribbons in nicole's memory today.### two virginia tech students charged in connection with the death of nicole lovell appeared in court for the first time yesterday. 18-year-old david eisenhauer is charged with first degree murder and abduction. 19-year-old natalie keepers is charged with the improper disposal of a dead body and accessory after the fact. nicole's father-- david lovell and his family attended monday's answers. very few details are being released. warrants.. eisenhauer year-old. nicole's father tells us that's hard to hear. david lovell/nicole's father "these two individuals took my daughter from this planet and i want to know why and i want all the information i can get." keepers hired her own attorney and one was appointed for eisenhauer.
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this is a story we will continue to follow throughout the afternoon. we'll have live updates from this afternoon's news conference on our website.. wsls-dot-com.. and tonight beginning at five p-m.### new at noon .. danville police announce a major reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for shootings last night. the shootings happened on mount vernon avenue and virginia avenue. police were called to the two-hundred block of "mount vernon avenue".. where 49-year- old doctor randolph neal.. says he was walking home when two men walked up and demanded money. he was shot several times before the suspects took off. doctor neal is still in the hospital this afternoon.. recovering from his injuries. "there are some certain parts of the investigation that we don't talk about. there are certain facts we like to keep closed until the investigation movies forward. its too early yo go into those types of details"
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100 block of virginia avenue as see what was going on. that person has since been treated and released. roanoke city police are that happened on garden city boulevard last night. police were called to the scene just before eight thirty .. near craig robertson road. officers say 29- year-old "gregory lee davis" died in the single vehicle crash. police say he was driving and lost control of the vehicle.. sliding off the road and hitting a trailer carrying metal conduit pipes. police say speed and alcohol may have been factors. the investigation continues. ### an investigation continues in roanoke county this afternoon.. after a deadly train crash involving a work truck. one person was killed and another hurt when the truck, carrying two men who worked for a-e-p was hit at a train crossing yesterday afternoon... near the spring hollow reservoir access road. the two a-e-p workers were inside the truck when it went through the crossing and was hit by a norfolk southern
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56 year old year old william lineberry died at the scene while crews took 22 year old johnny collins to the hospital- collins has since been released. both men were from out of town. people who live nearby say they've traveled through the area for years and can't imagine what went wrong. sue whitlock /lives nearby "i used to go out and walk up that road and crossing the railroad track." j.c. whitlock / lives nearby "you can see both ways real good if a train was coming." police say the train was not carrying hazardous material.### jury selection continues today for alleged gang members charged with the abduction and murder of waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick. opening statements are expected to begin as soon as jury selection finishes. the case was moved to roanoke after a judge declared a mistrial when investigators discovered one of the defendants got a list of potential jurors and shared it. this time ... all potential jurors are anonymous and referred to by number based on a
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483 questionnaires were sent out and 87 people were chosen for phase one of jury selection. four suspects are charged with the murder of quick while the other two are accused of being the gang's ring leaders in a racketeering conspiracy.### now to decision 20-16. the iowa results are in with an unexpected republican winner in ted cruz... and a historically close democratic race, with the official winner not getting confirmed until this morning. win or lose.. the candidates are wasting no time, heading to new hampshire where primaries happen a week from today. n-b-c's tracie potts has the latest.### the candidates on the ground in new hampshire... campaigning furiously following last night's iowa caucuses. on the democratic side a razor thin finish. hillary clinton edging bernie sanders. presidential candidate :14 - :19 "as i stand here tonight breathing a big sigh of relief - thank you iowa!" after counting all night... clinton was declared the "apparent winner" by the
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of margins... less than half a percentage point. bernie sanders had this reaction right after he landed in new hampshire: presidential candidate :36 - :44 "we look forward to doing well here in new hampshire and after that we're off to nevada and then south carolina where i think we're gonna surprise a whole lot of people just as we did in iowa." ted cruz, quoting the bible, claiming the biggest victory ever in iowa caucus history presidential candidate :52 - 1:01 "tonight iowa has proclaimed to the world that morning is coming. morning is coming!" donald trump landed in second rubio 1:11 "we'll go on to easily beat hillary or bernie or whoever the hell they throw up there." rubio - a close number three - here 1:18 "so this is the moment they said would never happen!" all the candidates pledging to battle it
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new hampshire, and beyond. tracie potts. nbc news. des moines, iowa. we have a follow up to a story we first told you about in january. hooker furniture announced today that it has completed the purchase of home meridian international. it's the largest acquisition in hooker furniture's 91- year-history.. and more than doubles its sales volume, positioning the company to become one of the top five sources for the u-s furniture market.### now for more on what we can expect throughout the evening and over the next several days lets check in with kristina montuori.### today: cloudy with light rain & in the middle 40s tonight: light rain showers with lows in the lower 40s morning & early afternoon .
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thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the lower 50s monday: wintry mix possible.highs in the lower 40s trending at noon on this tuesday... many advertisers are releasing their commercials several days ahead of the big game. we'll have a preview of some funny.. and very confusing ads.### and don't forget ... wsls 10 is teaming up with feeding america southwest virginia and kroger to help fight hunger. the annual "10 cares food drive" is this thursday. stop by from six a-m to 7 p-m... we'll be collecting food at the kroger in bonsack... cave spring... lynchburg...
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today: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s tonight: light rain showers with lows in the lower 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely late-day clearing with highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs
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upper 40s and lower 50s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the lower 50s monday: wintry mix possible.highs in the lower 40s in the middle 40s tonight: light rain showers with lows in the lower 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely morning & early afternoon . late-day clearing with highs in
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thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the lower 50s monday: wintry mix possible.highs in the lower 40s trending at noon on this tuesday... the big game is less than a week with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s
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lows in the lower 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely morning & early afternoon . late-day clearing with highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny the big game is less than a week
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bowl commercials are being released. happy birthday mister super bowl a teaser for the new snickers ad shows what appears to be marilyn monroe serenading the superbowl... but things don't go as expected. snickers says the ad will feature a funny surprise when it plays live sunday night. and here's a look at the heinz advertisement. it shows a group of wiener dogs running across a field to reach a family of heinz condiments. it's all part of a campaign called "meet the ketchups." and mountain dew is getting back into the super bowl advertising game with a commercial that could confuse some people. a sneak peak of the commercial's star looks to be a combination of a baby.. a monkey.. a horse and a space alien.### if you're in the market for new furniture.. especially a
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now could be the best time to go shopping. we'll have a look at all of the big savings you could see this
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if you're looking to buy something new and get a good deal-- there are some great steals available this month. february is said to be one of the best times to buy indoor furniture.. as retailers discount their current lines to make way for newer models in the spring. it's also a good time to watch for mattresses.. especially around president's day. and expect deep savings on winter clothes as the warm fall has retailers holding more stock than usual. winter clothes could be discounted up to sixty or seventy percent.###
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announced it will stop producing compact flourescent light bulbs by the end of this year. the curly-cue bulbs were the first widely available alternatives to standard incandescent bulbs but have suffered criticism for a lack of dimmer compatibility.. a delay in reaching full brightness and burning out too soon. now.. g-e will focus on the high efficiency l-e-d and halogen incandescent bulbs.### now for a look at stories making headlines in the entertainment world... with more rain in the forecast this week.. it could be a good time to catch a new movie on the couch. raphael seth has a preview of what's new to dvd and digital release today.### nat steven spielberg takes a page out of history in the bonus features for "bridge of spies." tom hanks stars in this thriller based on actual events. he's a lawyer asked to defend a soviet spy during the cold war..and then has to negotiate the release of an
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vin diesel can ride but never die in "the last witch hunter." he's the title character, slaying the queen witch. that keeps him separated from his family in the afterlife, but new battles and opportunities arise when the queen is resurrected. nat sandra bullock talks politics in the bonus features for "our brand is crisis." she consultant hired to win an election for a candidate in bolivia. but she's not the only gringo crossing the equator as billy bob thornton works for the other nat a newsman becomes the story in "truth." this one chronicles the turmoil at c-b-s news after a damaging report. anchor dan rather goes down with the ship...after documents supporting inconsistencies in are deemed fake. oscar issac gets lost in yonkers in "show me a hero." he won a golden globe for his role as the mayor of that new york town. 's trygo build low-income using in white iborhoods.. move that dividet ty d demolishes his poticalreer. at's the video view, raphael
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today-- lets check in with natalie and lindee.# ridge... chef evan from the quarter will be creating the perfect fat kitchen. and a little later.. renovating roanoke... we'll see how roanokers are preserving its history while creating new life and opportunity. we'll take you to the inn on campbell.. we hope you can join us for daytime.. we're coming up in
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many people clean their dentures with toothpaste or plain water.
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in reality they're not. if a denture were to be put under a microscope, we can see all the bacteria that still exists on the denture, and that bacteria multiplies very rapidly. that's why dentists recommend cleaning with polident everyday. polident's unique micro clean formula works in just 3 minutes, killing 99.99% of odor causing bacteria. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture every day. today: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s tonight: light rain showers with lows in the lower 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely
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late-day clearing with highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine
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