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zibton. i'm kristina montuori. flash flood watch in effect through 6 pm this evening for our counties boarding the blue ridge parkway today: overcast with heavy 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. we will could see anywhere between 0.5-1.5" of rain before all is said and done, which story out of rocky mount... as the police department investigates the suspicious death of an infant. charges could be filed as early as today-- once an autopsy is completed. rocky mount police were called last night.. when carilion police examined 24- year-old "katherine dellis." she recently gave birth.. but dellis denied the birth had happened. police issued a search warrant for her home on "ann sink
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where investigators found evidence of the birth. after learning someone threw away bedding at franklin county dumpster sites... a baby was found in a dumpster at the blackwater refuse collection site on route 220. the baby was pronounced dead at the scene. medical examiners are performing an autopsy today... and police may decide to file charges. we'll continue to follow this story and have the latest on our website, wsls- dot-com... and tonight beginning at five p-m. # new at noon... lawyers for natalie keepers have filed paperwork to request bond for the woman facing charges related to the stabbing death of 13- year-old nicole lovell. in a letter to the clerk... john robertson writes that he has been retained as council.... along with kristopher olin. the letter goes on to say the attorneys were withdrawing a would contact the office to confirm a request. without bond. # the investigation into
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nicole lovell's death continues... yesterday... the montgomery county commonwealth's attorney said the preliminary autopsy shows the teen was stabbed. virginia tech student david eisenhauer is accused of kidnapping and murder. the second student... natalie keepers was originally charged with helping him get rid of the body... but authorities now say she was involved before nicole died. we still don't know how the three met.... but the washington post reports their connection may be through social media. they say the 7th grader was active on a forum called "teen dating and flirting." according to the post... the night she disappeared... nicole showed a friend text messages from an 18-year-old man she said she was planning to meet. as investigators search for more clues -- lovell's family is left heartbroken. tammy weeks/victim's mother: "nicole was a very lovable person. nicole touched many people throughout her short life. if convicted on all counts -- both could face life in prison.# there is a visitation tonight...
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mccoy funeral home in blacksburg. her funeral is tomorrow at three. # people who live nearby say the case stunned this normally quiet and friendly community. many people can't believe someone from the virginia tech murder. with two students now in jail ... other students are jeremy ritell / lives in nicole's neighborhood " it's a shame for me it is just guessed" sonali punj - senior biology major "i feel that people are more caution not that they heard of something that resulted in a poor 13 year olds death. " a vigil for nicole is planned for monday at virginia tech. it starts at 7:30 on henderson lawn. # we'll continue to follow the latest developments in this story. you can find more information and updates on our website wsls-dot-com. # the reward has been increased for information on a danville shooting. two men... including a doctor were taken to the hospital. police say an anonymous donor has increased the reward from ten to twenty-
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on monday.. police were called to the 2- hundred block of mount vernon avenue.. where 49-year-old doctor randolph neal was walking home... when two men walked up and demanded money. he was shot several times... before the suspects took off. doctor neal is recovering in the hospital. a second person was shot in the 100 block of virginia avenue. that person has been treated and released. # opening statements are expected today... in the murder trial of waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick. quick was reported missing in february 2014. his body was found a week later in goochland county. investigators say quick was shot in the head. six suspected gang members are facing charges.. four of them are charged in the murder of quick... while the other two are accused of being the gang's ring leaders in the racketeering conspiracy. 87 people were brought back in tuesday for phase two of jury selection... and it took nearly seven hours to narrow down to twelve jurors... and a couple alternates. this trial is expected to last three to four weeks. #
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searching for more information after someone caused thousands of dollars in damage at a furniture plant. investigators say someone broke into the vaughn-bassett plant overnight. tanks that store stains.. paint.. and lacquers were damaged. the plant is closed today.. and it may take several days to clean up. police say this is a "very active investigation." # a roanoke man is behind bars this afternoon... for trying to burglarize a church. last night... police were called to "roanoke valley baptist temple"... where they found 27-year-old "angelo fuller" trying to use a cinder block to force his way into the church. fuller faces several charges... including breaking and entering... and giving false information to police... when he tried to give officers the wrong name. he was also served with three unrelated outstanding warrants. # as politicians continue to focus their efforts on new hampshire ahead of next week's primary election...
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doctor rand paul dropped out of the race for the white house this morning. the kentucky senator is now expected to turn his full attention to his senate re- election campaign. and on the campaign trail-- donald trump still leads in a recent poll... up twenty five points on ted cruz after losing to the senator in iowa. donald trump/ r presidential candidate :21- :27 "had i known we could have finished number two maybe i would have spent more time there. i would have taken a day or two off from here." meanwhile... bernie sanders' campaign raised nearly three million dollars... after placing a very close second in iowa. # when it comes to heart attacks-- knowing when to get treatment is important. we talked to a doctor in the carilion roanoke memorial hospital emergency department... about symptoms people often mistake for a heart attack. dr. jack perkins, carilion roanoke memorial hospital emergency department 23:32:19 reflux is the number one miss diagnosed condition of a heart attack. people are trying to wrap their heads around reflux really? the burning, the belching and so forth yes
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if we see an older person that just have reflux that doesn't mean you're having a heart attack it just means that you need to think about that. 39 dr. perkins says anything that doesn't go away quickly... or feels unusual should be checked out right away. it's important you go to the emergency room... and not an urgent care facility. # many people are just beginning the cleanup process.. after tornadoes across the south-- destroyed homes and damaged schools. aaron pogue / witnessed storm :44 "then it, as quick as it came it just stopped and i got up and looked and saw that everything was torn up." the storms and tornadoes left a trail of destruction... on the mississippi- alabama boarder. trees were uprooted... homes and buildings were ripped apart... and power lines fell across streets. despite the damage... emergency officials say no one was seriously injured. # here in our area... we are seeing some rain and possibility for thunderstorms... for more on what we can expect lets check in with kristina montuori.
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through 6 pm this evening for our counties boarding the blue ridge parkway today: overcast with heavy 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. 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. it will be cooler, though, with highs in the lower 50s on thursday, falling into the middle 40s on friday. we should see a failing grade for financial literacy education... according to a new study. studies show high school graduates who have taken a
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likely to pay their bills on time, and get higher credit scores as adults. here in virginia... an "economics and personal finance" class was phased in for ninth graders in 2011... becoming a graduation requirement. the class of 2015 was the first class had to meet the requirement. but how to manage your money is a lesson many u-s schools are failing to teach. charlotte palmer, former student "when you learn from parents it feels like you are just told to put your money in a piggy bank. when you learn in a classroom it is seeing in a broader scope what's going to happen to me when i grow up." patricia page, teacher "we were graduating a whole generation of students that were going to be compelled to make some financial decisions even before they left the high school walls. and they were ill-equipped to do so." according to the non-profit council for economic education.... just twenty states require students take an economics course before graduation. that number drops to 17 for personal finance classes. # trending at noon on this wednesday... a professional golfer makes a
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game. the crazy shot.. and how he won a
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flash flood watch in effect through 6 pm this evening for ridge parkway today: overcast with heavy rain, even a few storms. warmer with highs in the middle 60s. a few of the storms could be on parkway during
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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. it will be cooler, though, with highs in the lower 50s on thursday, falling into the middle 40s on friday. the weekend looks comfortable. 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
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monday at this point looks dry under partly to mainly cloudy skies. it will be cooler with highs in the lower 40s. tuesday will be mostly cloudy with some flurries and/or light snow showers possible. it will be chilly with highs near 40. our counties boarding the blue ridge parkway today: overcast with heavy rain, even a few storms. warmer with highs in the middle 60s. a few of the storms could be on the strong side
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afternoon hours. 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. it will be cooler, though, with highs in the lower 50s on thursday, falling into the middle 40s on friday. the weekend looks comfortable. we should see a mix of sun and clouds on saturday with highs in the upper
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photos of a cincinnati police officer playing on the floor with a child have quickly taken over social media. officer will nastold / cleveland police dept.:09 "so at that point, i did what i enjoy most when i see little children. i got in there and just started playing and grabbing toys." the picture was taken after the toddler was picked-up around 2-30 in the morning... wandering around alone. while police were waiting for his parents to show up.. the with the boy. #
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of basketball fans cheering.. after a once in a lifetime shot. at the duke- georgia game last night.. "stewart sink" a 94-foot full- length putt. he won a grad student a 25- thousand dollar scholarship with that awesome shot. # and today only.. you can have your cake and veggies too! it's national carrot cake day. experts say in the middle ages... carrots were often used to sweeten cakes and desserts because actual sweetners were rare or too pricey. # if you use a microsoft computer.. listen up there is a recall on chargers.. after several users report fires.
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microsoft surface pro users.. listen up-- the company is recalling power cords sold with the computers. the recall involves over two-million a-c power cords sold separately with a power supply.. and all models of surface pro computers sold before march fifteenth. microsoft has gotten 56- reports of the a-c cord overheating and emitting flames.. and five reports of electrical shock to customers. stop using the cord and contact microsoft for a replacement. # gas prices continue to drop.. and there's more than one way to save even more at the pump-- including some apps for your phone. gas buddy is an old favorite... giving the most up-to-date gas prices wherever you go. it relies on users to update prices.. who in turn, have a chance to win one-hundred dollars every day.
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guru-- which lets users search for the lowest fuel prices based on grades.. and even diesel. you can search using a list or even view a map to see your options. and an app called fuel finder will show you the closest gas stations.. this one even lets you search for a-t-m's and car washes as well. we're now just a few minutes from daytime blue ridge.. for more on what's coming up today-- lets check in with natalie and lindee.# coming up today on daytime.. a great giveaway from at&t.. plus.. we talk with the actor who starred in this "doritos with the actor who starred in this "doritos crash the super bowl man's best friend" commerical that won the million dollar prize back in 2012... why he says it was a winner. and a little later.. a big game party needs great cocktails.. mixologist ashley vinci is here to show us some winning recipes.. 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. and even though their dentures look clean, 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,
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flash flood watch in effect through 6 pm this evening for our counties boarding the blue ridge parkway today: overcast with heavy 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. we will could see anywhere afternoon and be sure to join us at 5 p-m for our 90 minutes of local
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daytime blue ridge.. i'm natalie faunce..
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