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harrington's mother gil describes the news jesse matthew junior is expected to enter a plea deal in the hannah cases. matthew is facing adbuction and murder charges in the cases which were scheduled to go to trial later this year. i spoke with mrs. harrington this afternoon and she tells me they are very relieved. she says she's glad the lawyers were able to successfully come to what she describes as the most logical and compassionate resolution. she tells me it's logical because of the expense of going through two more trials when matthew a sexual assualt case in fairfax. gil harrington says it's compassionate for them because it's been 6 1/2 years since morgan disappeared and it's been daunting for them. matthew's hearing will take place wednesday at 1:30. a henry county man is lucky to
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alive tonight after his mobile home exploded in flames while he was inside. he has third degree burns over most of his body. wsls 10's colter anstaett spoke to the neighbor who pulled the man to safety. this morning, lillie paige arnold and her husband were at 71 graham park drive trying to salvage what is left after the mobile home was destroyed by a fire saturday morning. lillie and her husband own the trailers in the mobile home park. lillie paige arnold/propert y owner "we gonna clean it up. we aint going to put nothing back here." the fire marshal's office says the fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. when the man who lives there, william meredith, lit a cigarette while on home oxygen. lisa garrett/assista nt fire marshal "he set himself on fire which then, of course, set the trailer on fire." timothy bryant lives next door and was working nearby when he and another neighbor heard the explosion. timothy bryant/vo, no phoner graphic here "i got off the ladder, jumped in my vehicle, and went down there." he got to the home just in time to see meredith on fire and laying on his back on his front steps. graphic timothy bryant/phoner graphic goes here "his legs
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in the fire and his back was laying out his front door so i ran up onto his small porch and picked him up and threw him in my car." he says he wasn't thinking about anything except getting his neighbor to safety and he says he doesn't want to take credit for the heroic act. timothy bryant "it was all god. it wasn't me. there's no way i could've picked that gentleman up by myself." bryant says meredith's family tells him that meredith is slowly but surely recovering and is doing well. in henry county, colter anstaett, wsls 10. two people were killed in a fire at a marina in middlesex county. virginia state police says it's being investigated as arson. middlesex county deputies say they were called to the dozier yachting center around 4:30 this morning. the fire was contained nearly 4-hours later ... but not before destroying nearly two dozen boats and two cars. the coast guard is overseeing the environmental impact of the fire ... while state police continues
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washington county deputies say a body was found in the north fork of the holston river on sunday. according to deputies ... the body was found around 5 p-m. authorities believe it could be missing washington county woman jennifer rowe. rowe was last seen walking back to her home in the north fork river road section of washington county on december 3-rd of last year. the body was sent to roanoke for an autopsy. the man charged with killing his wife and a prince william county police officer was arraigned today. 31-year-old ronald hamilton was arrested saturday after police say he shot his wife and officer ashley guindon following a domestic dispute. 2 other officers were hurt. tonight... ashley's hometown of merrimack new hampshire is remembering her service to the community. rhondella richardson reports. there are flowers outside of the merrimack nh home of 28 year old ashley
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killed in virginia. her high school prinicpal ken johnson remembers guindon as a cheerleader before high school and a u-s marine afterward. her final year book thought reads "live for something rather than die for nothing." ken johnson/princip al, merrimack nh high school "the irony is a bit overwhelming. a kid who gives her life to community service only to have it taken away the very first day.that's just not fair." sworn in to the prince williams county police dept on friday. ashley guindon was shot and killed the next day responding to a domestic violence call on her very first shift, the night shift. sgt. stephan hudson/prince williams county police dept. "they approached the front door of the home and the subject inside the home, later identified as the accused, opened fire." 32 year old ronald hamilton/of woodbridge, virginia has been arrested for capital murder. he's accused of killing guindon and his own wife and accused of shooting two other officers. merrimack nh police this morning lowered its flag and escorted guidon's mom and aunt to the airport for the trip to virginia.
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its support to the family, "it's horrible. it's an absolutely tragic thing for any police officer to have to deal with." two communities greives the sudden loss. "it's sad to see anybody die." ashley guindon's funeral is scheduled for tomorrow in woodbridge. turning now to your forecast ... a beautiful day today ... with temperatures in the 60's. storm team ten chief meteorologist jeff haniewich joins us now .. hey jeff! we enjoyed a very nice weekend and that beautiful outdoor weather continued into monday. temperatures were again into the 60s under lots of sunshine. things will start to change for us again soon though. tonight: mostly clear and chilly with lows in the mid-to-upper 30s. tuesday: morning sun gives way to more afternoon clouds with a few showers late in the mountains. still warm with winds increasing.hig hs in the low- to-mid 60s. tuesday night more specifically, probably tuesday evening will be our best chance for showers and storms as another powerful cold front will cross our region. there could be a couple of strong-to- severe storms that accompany this disturbance tuesday evening, with damaging wind looking to be the main
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most of the rain is gone wednesday morning.altho ugh i cannot rule a stray leftover shower or two. wednesday will then see increasing sunshine, but it will be breezy with highs in the lower 50s. however, temperatures will probably fall into the 40s by around lunch-time. thursday will again begin dry, but by afternoon, we will have the chance for scattered rain showers. those rain showers 4 students are hurt ... after a shooting at an ohio high school. police say a 14- year-old student opened fire inside the madison junior-senior high school cafeteria this morning. two students were shot and two others were hurt while trying to exit. all of their injuries are said to be non-life threatening. according to police ... the shooter was arrested near school grounds. police say they do have a motive but are not releasing it at this time. the condition of the youngest victim of the kalamazoo shootings is improving. abigail kopf's mother posted online the ventilator was removed and her daughter is now breathing on her own. abigail is one of two survivors of
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other... tiana caruthers is also expected to survive. police say six people were killed when jason dalton opened fire. he's charged with murder and attempted murder. a new york state prison guard is sentenced to jail-time ... for his role in helping two prisoners escape. in a plea deal with prosecutors ... gene palmer plead guilty to three of the original 5 charges against him. palmer admitted to smuggling tools to convicted murderer richard matt ... in exchange for paintings. today a judge sentenced palmer to 6 months in jail and a fine of 5- thousand dollars. last june ... matt ... along with david sweat ... escaped from the clinton correctional facility. matt was killed by police ... sweat was recaptured days later. in your exclusive w-s-l-s ten timesaver traffic report... all major roadways look clear ... there's are no major accidents or delays to report at this time. wsls ten is teaming up with the
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you the 10 cares blood drive. it's march 9th at the donor center in downtown roanoke from 12 to 5 p-m. donors will get a 50-percent discount at several local museums. before we head into break ... here's a look at how some stocks of local interest finished the
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we enjoyed a very nice weekend and that beautiful outdoor weather continued into monday. temperatures were again into the 60s under lots of sunshine. things will start to change for us again soon though. tonight: mostly clear and chilly with lows in the mid-to-upper 30s. tuesday: morning sun gives way to more afternoon clouds with a few showers late in the mountains. still warm with winds increasing.hig hs in the low- to-mid 60s. tuesday night more specifically, probably tuesday evening will be our best chance for showers and storms as another powerful cold front will cross
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could be a couple of strong-to- severe storms that accompany this disturbance tuesday evening, with damaging wind looking to be the main threat. some heavy rain is possible too. most of the rain is gone wednesday morning.altho ugh i cannot rule a stray leftover shower or two. wednesday will then see increasing sunshine, but it will be breezy with highs in the lower 50s. however, temperatures will probably fall into the 40s by around lunch-time. thursday will again begin dry, but by afternoon, we will have the chance for scattered rain showers. those rain showers could changeover to some snow thursday night, before ending friday morning. it is too early to speculate as to how much snow may fall, but it appears a light accumulation is certainly possible. by midday friday, the
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highs on both thursday and friday will top out in the middle 40s. the upcoming weekend does not look too bad. saturday could see a few showers under partly sunny skies. while on sunday we look dry at this point under a mix of sun and clouds. temperatures will slowly go up this weekend, reaching the mid-to-upper 40s on saturday and near 50 on sunday. we should well into the 50s by next monday under mostly sunny skies. now a look ahead to a story we are outdoor weather continued into monday. temperatures were again into the 60s under lots of sunshine. things will soon though. tonight: mostly clear and chilly with lows in the mid-to-upper 30s. tuesday: morning sun gives way to more afternoon clouds with a few showers late in the mountains. still warm with winds increasing.hig hs in the low- to-mid 60s. tuesday night more specifically,
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working to bring you tonight on wsls 10 at six. a rocky mount company built in the blue ridge is expanding with the housing market. a rare .. inside look at ply gem windows -- coming up at six. presidential hopefuls are pulling last minute stops before super tuesday. today's rallies across the commonwealth and the latest poll
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ask your doctor about stelara . we're less than 24-hours from the start of the virginia primary and presidential hopefuls on both sides of the aisle are making their voices heard in the commonwealth. republican presidential candidate donald trump kicked things off today in radford. the rally started at noon but supporters and protestors started lining up in the early morning hours. trump touched on illegal immigration saying if elected
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by the end ... dozens of protestors were forced out of the rally by trump's campaign and replaced with people waiting outside to get in. trump heads to georgia next. meanwhile ... across the state ... republican presidential candidate doctor ben carson visited virginia beach he's the last g- o-p candidate to speak at regent university's presidential candidate forum following donald trump and ted cruz. in a live interview with pat robertson.. carson talked about immigration ... and health care reform. ben carson, republican presidential candidate - 14:42:41;01 we spend almost twice as much per capita on healthcare as many other nations that have much better access and we do. we have plenty of money to take care of it we just don't use it the right way. 14:42:54:24 democratic presidential hopeful hillary clinton will be in the hampton roads area tonight from 8 to 9:30. clinton and trump are pulling big numbers in the latest cnn-orc poll. the new nationwide survey shows trump with nearly half of republican voters at 49- percent. marco rubio is next in line ... with 16-percent ...
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three with 15-percent. on the democratic side ... clinton leads sanders 55-to-38 percent. congressman robert hurt names a group of local high school students ... as winners of the congressional app challenge. the challenge was designed to encourage student participation in "stem" education. a group of 3 franklin county high school students won this year's app challenge for their app "v-r atom history explorer." the app places users in a virtual reality ... to learn about atoms and their history. the team is expected to meet with congressman hurt in d.c. on wednesday. still to come on wsls ten at five- thirty .... the south boston fitness center at the ymca is back open after renovations. what the center's director is saying about the new change and how the center is showing its commitment to the
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if you're planning a trip to disney... it may cost you more or less ... depending on when you go. starting today disneyland in california and walt disney world in florida are rolling out demand-based pricing. a one-day pass at disneyland monday through thursday will drop to 95- dollars. a pass for most weekends and summer weeks will go up to 105-
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during peak periods ... in december ... spring break... and july weekends ... it will cost 112- dollars. disney says it hopes the new pricing will help spread out visitation. the fitness center is now back open at the south boston y- m-c-a after undergoing nearly 100- thousand dollars in renovations. today, the y held a ribbon cutting ceremony. the center had been closed for the past week while the new equipment was brought in. the center's director says it's part of the y's effort to show the community they care and are committed to helping everyone live a healthy life. matt lewis/center director "hopefully, this is a token of good faith that we're going to do what we say we're going to do and we're going to get it done for the community." within the next twelve months, the y plans to upgrade the locker rooms as well as the parking lot. rock-n-roll is coming to the star city. the concert- series lineup ... and when you can catch the
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a new season of "the voice" kicks off tonight right here on wsls 10. "i'm going back someday." christina aguilera will rejoin adam levine .. blake shelton .. and pharrell williams as a coach this year. a new group of singers will try to inspire them to turn their chairs during blind auditions. pharrell williams / "the voice": "the people i turn around for, are people who i feel like, have something different." but to adam levine / "the voice": "it's a feeling that either you get or don't get. a lot of times, it's not something that can be explained. it's really tricky." tonight's premiere kicks off at eight o'clock. across-the-way productions announces this year's "totally rad roanoke - star city concert series." three rock-and- roll icons are set to perform in elmwood park. huey lewis and the news will
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amphitheater stage april 20-th. blondie will perform on may 12-th. on august 20-th .. brian wilson of the beach boys will wrap up the series. find out how and when you can buy tickets by logging onto our website .. wsls dot-com. that's all for wsls ten at 5-30. your 90 minutes of news continues right now. we enjoyed a very nice weekend and that beautiful outdoor weather continued into monday. temperatures were again into the 60s under lots of sunshine. things will start to change for us again soon though. tonight: mostly clear and chilly with lows in the mid-to-upper 30s.
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clouds with a few showers late in the mountains. still warm perkins, roanoke police dept.: "i'm going to miss it. i will miss a lot of people, the work all of those things." vo john now at six .. a legacy of reducing overall crime. we follow roanoke police chief chris perkins during his final patrol of the star city. and then .. sot but first ... the man accused of abducting and murdering hours ahead of super tuesday -- the republican front-runner in the race for the white house shows up at radford university for a heated rally. but first ... the man accused of abducting and murdering hannah graham and morgan harrington is expected to enter a plea agreement wednesday. good evening and thank you for joining us for wsls 10 at six. the albemarle county commonwealth's attorney says ..
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wsls 10's rob manch joins us now live from a help save the next girl event in roanoke. rob .. i understand you spoke with a board member about this development .. help save the next girl is actually hosting a fundraiser here tonight. but like you said, i was able to speak with one of the board members who says it's a relief that this case may finally be coming to a close. of course gil harrington started the organization after matthew allegedly murdered her daughter back in 2 thousand 9. board member bruce bryan says finally closing the book on that case would allow the organization to for the first time focus all its energy on the reason it was founded: to make sure what happened to morgan never happens again. bruce bryan, help save the next girl: "can you imagine how much energy has gone into this case that we're going to hear about, and all the work and effort that has gone into getting to where they are on wednesday? well now, a lot of
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they'll get a little rest and also they'll be able to focus on positive things that could happen." at this point the commonwealth's attorney isn't releasing any actual details of that plea agreement until matthew appears in court on wednesday. i did have a chance to speak with gil on the phone earlier and in person here at this fundraiser. she says she needs time to reflect on the case, but if it all ends wednesday, she says it would family. in roanoke, rob manch, wsls 10. new details tonight in an officer-involved shooting in roanoke county. investigators say .. 18-year-old "kionte spencer" died after he was shot twice by police friday night near the intersection of brambleton avenue and electric road. officers say .. they believed he was carrying a handgun .. but it was a b-b-pistol air gun. wsls10's christina craig follows up. roanoke county's police chief told us the incident leading up to friday night's shooting happened within

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