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nicole touched many people throughout her short life..." pause for emotion now at seven ... the mother of 13-year old nicole lovell is speaking out about her daughter's death. how she says nicole battled through life and touched many lives in such a short time. plus ... a georgia girl is praised for
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why her mother faces charges after the 9-1-1 call. and the presidential candidates are getting ready to take their campaigns to new hampshire. what the iowa caucus results could mean for decision 20-16. good evening, and thanks for joining us for wsls 10 at seven. i'm lindsey ward. we know now the preliminary cause of death ... in the murder case of 13-year-old nicole lovell. montgomery county commonwealth's attorney mary pettitt says ... the preliminary autopsy shows ... lovell was stabbed. meanwhile ... one of the suspects faces more charges tonight. pettitt says ... 19-year old natalie keepers is now charged with accessory before the fact to willfully, deliberately and with premeditation kill and murder nicole in the first degree. this is in addition to the charges of accessory after the fact and unlawful disposal of a body. 18-year-old david eisenhauer still faces charges for first degree murder and abduction. our very own dawn jefferies has the emotional reaction to today's developments from nicole's mother.
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"my daughter nicole lovell, colee is what we called her." it's a position no mother should ever be in. "she was born she was born may 3, 2002." tammy weeks.. speaking to what's become a nationwide audience... talks about her daughter nicole lovell... born 13 years ago and almost immediatley fighting for her life. 10.55.56 "after many tests and scans and blood work she was diagnosed with... a rare tumor in her liver." at just 10 months old... nicole had a liver transplant. a few years later... another fight. 10.5616 "colee try to live a normal life at the age of four when she was diagnosed with non-hodgkin's lymphoma. at this point we almost lost her for second time." tammy says nicole fought to live a third time.. developing an often fatal lung condition in which her daughter had a one percent chance of survival. "we were advised she only had a 1% chance of survival. she beat the odds
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she thrived only to be taken before fulfilling her childhood dreams. 10.57.00 "she had a passion for pandas music dancing dreamed of being on american idol someday. her favorite color was blue. nicole was a very boat very lovable person. nicole touched many people throughout her short life." arrangements have been made to celebrate nicole's life. her visitation and funeral will take place at the mccoy funeral home in blacksburg. the visitation is scheduled for tomorrow evening. lovell's funeral will be held on thursday. danville police are reminding residents to always be aware .... after two people were shot in danville last night. police say 49 year-old doctor
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from a meeting at danville regional medical center when two men attempted to rob him in the 200 block of mount vernon avenue. neal was shot several times. a second person ... who police wouldn't name ... was shot once when they came out of their home in the 100 block of virginia avenue to see what was going on. "if you live in that area or you don't live in that area, the possibility of being a victim of a crime is always real. so, i would be careful regardless." a private source...who police would not identify...is offering a 10- thousand dollar reward for information. neal remains in the hospital tonight. the other victim has been released. the case of a rocky mount woman accused of killing a three-year old boy moves forward. 29-year old hope perdue has been indicted by a grand jury. commonwealth's attorney a-j dudley says perdue was indicted monday on charges of second-degree murder and felony child abuse. a trial date for the case is not set.
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after callen mullins was found unresponsive while in her care. he died at the scene. perdue's next court date is set for april 26-th. lawyers have narrowed down a jury for a trial involving alleged gang members ... some of which are charged in the murder of waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick. the trial is being held in roanoke after a judge declared a mistrial in may. wsls 10's ananda rochita explains why jury selection took so long. after nearly seven hours ... jury tonight. vo there's a lot of time being put in for jury selection after a judge declared a mis- trial in this case last year. after 483 questionnaires were sent out, 87 people chosen for phase one of jury selection, and today they were narrowed down to 12. all six suspects in this case are charged on a total of 34 violations. they are believed to be associated with a gang ... a
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four suspects are charged with the murder of waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick while the other two are accused of being the gang's ring leaders in the racketeering conspiracy. on cam the judge asked lawyers to prepare for opening statements today but they're likely to happen tomorrow morning. in roanoke ananda rochita wsls 10. turning to your forecast now ... we didn't see much sunshine today, but the ground hog didn't see his shadow this morning predicting an early spring. let's check in with storm team ten's chief meteorologist jeff hanniweich for what we can expect to see. happy groundhog day! well, if punxsutawney phil is correct, because he did not see his shadow, we have an early spring on the way. we'll see if that indeed happens. the infamous wedge was in play today and brought us clouds, areas of drizzle, and cooler temperatures. the wedge will break tonight, but no because high pressure will be in control. rather, we will have a pretty significant storm system bring
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some heavy rain and isolated storms on our hump day. tonight: cloudy with scattered showers form later, fog may be around too.lows in the low-to-mid 40s. wednesday: overcast with rain, even a few storms. warmer with highs in the middle 60s. a few of the storms could be on the strong side east of the parkway during the afternoon hours of wednesday. we will could see anywhere between 0.5-1.5" of rain before all is said and done, which could lead to localized flooding. coverage ... the 20-16 presidential race is now in new hampshire after an extremely close night in iowa. while the republican winner was announced shortly after the caucuses, the democrats were forced to wait until this morning. ted cruz came out on top on the republican side and hillary clinton for the democrats. according to reports, clinton led bernie sanders by less than three- tenths of one- percent. the iowa democratic party
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closest in iowa democratic caucus history." wsls ten's rob manch explains how last night's caucuses will have an impact on decision 20-16. speaking with political analyst ed lynch today, he says the big wins for hillary clinton and ted cruz actually mean very different things. he says cruz is looking surprisingly strong while clinton might have more to worry about. 888vo888 for democrats, this means the candidates may be looking at a very long race, with bernie sanders expected to win in the upcoming new hampshire primary. on the republican side, with ted cruz proving projections wrong by beating trump, the field is more muddied than ever. but lynch says the party has to be impressed with its electorate. ed lynch, hollins political science chair: 00:35:11 "what the republicans have to be pleased about is that their voters are intense and they are motivated and they are willing to spend that much time with the threat of a major snow storm coming in iowa at the very time they were meeting." 888vo888 because of that intensity, lynch says he expects voters to latch
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candidates quickly, prediciting the party will have its nominee by march. he says the democratic race will likely stretch much longer than that. in terms of strategy, lynch says it might be wise for clinton to skip campaigning in new hampshire altogether to focus on other states, but he doubts she'll choose to do that. in the newsroom, rob manch, w-s-l-s 10. new at seven ... the south carolina church where nine people were shot to death last year is being nominated for the nobel peace prize. several groups ... including the congressional black caucus and other u-s congress members ... were all part of the nomination committee in chicago. nominators say the acts of emanuel a-m-e's congregation following the deadly shooting is a quote "tangible offering" to help move the country towards peace. the predominantly black church led several prayer and peaceful forgiveness marches instead of violent protest. the winner of the nobel peace prize will be announced in december. still to come ... georgia police are praising a 16- year old for her quick thinking. how her 9-1-1 call potentially
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charges for her mother. but first... jeff.
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new tonight at seven ... a georgia woman is now facing d-u-i charges after being reported by her daughter. roswell police say the teen called 9-1-1 from inside the car after noticing her mom weaving all over the road. authorities are praising the 16- year old for her quick thinking. we have to commend the daughter for calling and reporting this. she was concerned with her safety and the safety of her mom." people in the roswell community are calling the
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meanwhile, deborah miller now faces d-u-i charges for driving drunk with her daughter and friends inside the car. budweiser is doing something it hasn't done in more than ten years. the company's ad for super bowl 50 features english actor .. helen mirren ... taking on drunk driving. in the commercial ... mirren insults people who drive while under the influence. the last time budweiser had an anti-drunk driving super bowl ad was in 2005. budweiser is also planning to have its traditional clydesdales in a few commercial spots during sunday's big game. now a look ahead to stories that will be making headlines tomorrow... patrick american schools get a failing grade for financial literacy education. the lesson students need to receive that are not being taught. plus, why some in wythe county may see disruptions in water service. join us wednesday morning on virginia today from 5-7 a-m... right here on wsls 10. jeff will have another check of your storm team 10 forecast in
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but first, we want to remind you of our ten cares food drive. we are just two days away from the big day. we are teaming up kroger and feeding american southwest virginia to help fight hunger. the food drive kicks off thursday at six a-m. head to our website at wsls dot-com for a list of drop off
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happy groundhog day! well, if punxsutawney phil is correct, because he did not see his shadow, we have an early spring on the way. we'll see if that indeed happens. the infamous wedge was in
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clouds, areas of drizzle, and cooler temperatures. the wedge will break tonight, but no because high pressure will be in control. rather, we will have a pretty significant storm system bring us the chance for some heavy rain and isolated storms on our hump day. tonight: cloudy with scattered showers form later, fog may be around too.lows in the low-to-mid 40s. wednesday: overcast with rain, even a few storms. warmer with highs in the middle 60s. a few of the storms could be on the strong side east of the parkway during the afternoon hours of wednesday. we will could see anywhere between 0.5-1.5" of rain before all is said and done, which could lead to localized flooding. thursday and friday look drier under partly to mostly sunny skies perhaps a little
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comparison to thursday. it will be cooler, though, with highs in the lower 50s on thursday, falling into the middle 40s on friday. saturday and sunday look continued dry. we should see a mix of sun and clouds on saturday with highs in the upper 40s. while on sunday, we look mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the lower 50s. so, we should see a pretty nice weekend for outdoor activities, especially when you consider it's early february. monday at this point looks dry too under partly sunny skies. it will be cooler though
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valley took a hard hit with the recent snow storm. goodwill industries tell us numerous stores closed -- some for only a day and others up to four days. not only did the center see a decrease in donations, but the snow removal and cleanup was costly -- something they didn't budget for. mindy boyd, vp of donated goods at goodwill: "we usually plan it based on history. we plan our annual budgets usually in the end of the third quarter each year. for instance, last january was very mild -- so, we had a much
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this year we had a big storm in january." they forked over more money than the center planned to clear away the snow in order to reopen stores. if you would like to learn how to donate, visit our website for more information. now to a wsls 10 consumer watch. most athletes regularly use drinks like gatorade or powerade to recover from intense training or competition. wsls ten's erin brookshier explains how your activity level determines which drinks you should actually be drinking. if you're feeling fatigued, sore or worn out during or after excercise, what you're drinking may be to blame. sot: kelsey herrick, registered dietitian kelsey herrick "we're losing sweat, so we're losing some electrolytes out of that sweat. so, we need to replenish those just so we can stay on top of our game." when your workout lasts less than an hour, registered dietitian, kelsey herrick, says water will suffice. sot: kelsey herrick, registered dietitian "it helps to prevent dehydration, so it can keep you
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staying hydrated is key to helping your body recover properly. sot: kelsey herrick, registered dietitian "a good indicator of hydration status, too, to make sure that you're well hydrated is that your urine is more that pale lemonade color rather than apple juice." but, sometimes water just won't cut it. sot: kelsey herrick, registered dietitian "i would encourage people to have a sports drink for anything that is intense or anything lasting over an hour for your exercise." after your workout is finished, replenishing your body doesn't stop there. sot: kelsey herrick, registered dietitian "with the protein bar, it's giving you some protein, but we still want to make sure that you're still giving enough carbs, too, that the sports drink can provide." and, if you're still feeling sluggish, herrick says to consider changing your eating patterns leading up to your workout. still to come ... comedian bill cosby made a court appearance today. what one former district attorney is saying about the alleged
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