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serve others in a way that goes beyond herself. >> right now at 6:00, flowers covering a police cruiser, a reminder of the rookie officer gunned down during her first day on the job. in one hour, a northern virginia community will stand vigil to honor officer ashley guindon. heather: an army staff sergeant at the pentagon is facing charges in her death. this video posted to the princely county police facebook page shows the procession of officers escorting her body. 6:00, the first look at the two surviving officers. both are recovering and a fairfax, virginia hospital. joel: tonight, an army sergeant, ronald hamilton is charged with murder. police say he started shooting when the three officers walked up to the front door of this woodbridge, virginia home last night. heather: investigators revealing
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and his wife turns physical. she is able to comment one, but police say that hamilton shot and killed her before they arrived. tonight, a state of warning. hamilton's 11-year-old son was inside the home at the time, relatives are looking after him tonight. officer ashley guindon was 28 years old. she had a masters degree and for thick science as it was a former navy reserve member. joel: closer to home, hours after alerting you on the abc 11 mobile app about the missing mom and her two girls, we have learned that the family is safe. nash county sheriff's office has a happy update this afternoon. heather marie lanfair and her twin daughters, sophia and riley, are doing fine. she disappeared around 3:00 yesterday afternoon. deputies believed that they were heading to walmart. heather: you can see the danger, cyclists run into while sharing the road.
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writers in johnson county, members of the cycling community are sharing these videos with the hope that you will think about their safety. we go to holly springs. >> a bright, clear day like this makes her perfect biking weather. even with mother nature cooperates, motorists might not. >> sometimes it's the impatient, wanting to get past us, and i want say that it is every ride, third ride, we see somebody do something really dangerous. >> for example, one cyclist warns fellow writers that extract is passing, then a near accident as an suv traveling the opposite way is forced off the road to avoid a head on collision. or how about this video. then, from the other angle, you see it suddenly veering off the side of the street to avoid hitting a car that they around the car.
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of writers. pay attention to the far left side of the screen. in slow motion, you will see what appears to be a family with two young girls riding on the opposite side of the road, dangerously close to the passing vehicle. thankfully, nobody was hurt. it serves as a reminder to be careful in sharing the road with bicyclists. >> we try to be as courteous as possible, and we hope that -- [indiscernible] >> he asks drivers to be alert for about schools and to slow down and wait to pass writers on a flat straightaway. >> that is the safest way. just look for our signals. sometimes we will say, slow down, or we are signaling you to pass. heather: if you've ever wondered why cyclists triable in large groups in the middle of the lane, they do this to be more visible. and to avoid debris on the side
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to watch the videos again, or share them on social media, you can look for the story on abc11.com. joel: a major shakeup for the carolina hurricanes. captain eric staal is being trained. -- traded. this is a very big deal. he was the face of the team. joe: and of an era for sure. organization, helping hurricanes win the stanley cup in 2006. he has scored over 30 goals. , he leaves one brother, jordan, to play with another defenseman. in return, the team gets two
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prospect never easy to depart with a star. ron francis address the move. we'll have player reaction later in sports. joel: let's talk politics now. even though super tuesday is next up for the presidential candidates, the bernie sanders campaign is on a mission to gain support here in the triad. heather: his campaign office opened in durham. we go there live on church street. >> the office is officially open. supporters are already going inside. even of this office -- comes one day after his loss in south carolina, people here say they are not letting that dampen there's errands. >> we get the volunteer operation going here. >> these slogans are placid on the walls of bernie sanders brand-new campaign office in durham.
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democratic presidential hopeful just lost a rival hillary clinton in the south carolina primary. sanders -- [indiscernible] >> we got decimated. the only positive thing for us is that we won the 29 years of age and younger vote. that was good. but we got killed. >> bernie sanders only defeated hillary clinton in new hampshire, with insert -- with her wins and other states. >> not a concern at all. we are here to win north carolina. and we believe that as long as we are able to talk to the voters in north carolina, we can win here. >> as the campaign trail heats up, he joins hillary clinton with a campaign office in the triangle. she opened her office in downtown raleigh to weeks ago. and another office for donald trump opened in fayetteville. this is the first off is that bernie sanders has in the triangle areas, it is the third in the state. one opens tomorrow and another
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joel: countdown onto the north carolina primary. in the meantime, we know that north carolina presidential primary and statewide elections are on tuesday, march 15. congressional races -- 88th annual academy awards. heather: we take elected los angeles and explain how you can be part of hollywood's biggest night. plus, north carolina is represented on the red carpet. and liz horton on a picture-perfect sunday. liz: you're right about that. temperatures in the upper 60's
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in>> abc 11 keeping you connected, find us on facebook, and click get notifications for the latest eyewitness news updates. joel: if you had in her, it is a huge night on abc 11 we are your home for the 80th annual academy awards. heather: all nightly air monitoring your post on social media. head to the abc 11 twitter page and give us your two cents about who you think will win best picture and best actor. joel: here's a live look at the red carpet outside of the golden theater in hollywood. streaming alive for you over on the abc 11 mobile app and on
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joel: one famous actor on the red carpet tonight has roots right here in north carolina. orlando jones lived in wilmington. tonight, he is hosting the oscars backstage special, which will get you up close and personal without ever leaving home. you can send in questions using the ash -- #oscars backstage. we asked him how he came to hollywood for north carolina. he says cleaner air and nicer food. >> i always get to go home, and that is my trip on monday. >> where is the cleaner air, here or there? >> wilmington, definitely in north carolina. i am definitely a seven or. joel: definitely cleaner air. one thing that joan says you may not realize about the academy awards is the amount of traffic
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he says to travel to miles, it takes at least 45 minutes. that is a lot of hollywood celebrities. plus, you have vice president joe biden there tonight. heather: a lot of traffic. remember we have you covered for the oscars tonight. get ready for the show by checking the on the red carpet section set up on our homepage, on abc11.com. there is an exquisite 350 to review on the red carpet and we are your front row seat to the 88 academy awards starting at 7:00. joel: remember come after the show, watch eyewitness news at 11:00 to prepare for the day ahead. coming up, and some of the seas, sailing into rocky waters, the new concern for a cruise ship to turn around. heather: here's a live look at the raleigh skyline. still 62 degrees out there, feeling great on this sunday. a nice warming trend continues
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been waiting for. perfect sunday. outside. up to 67. tomorrow, looks like we will continue the warming trend for the next couple of days. to a live shot in fayetteville, the sunset. 64 degrees, went from the southwest at nine miles prior. 62, rally. a mild evening.
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mile stretch continues all the city. dallas, san antonio, 74. phoenix, 86 degrees. amazing. colder temperatures back off to the north. a clear night ahead for us. satellite and radar not clacking -- a few clouds starting to move in tomorrow. start to see final boundaries forming back off to the west. taking more shape, bringing more shower activity here to chicago and the midwest. we will not see too much rain with that. good news, not too many issues of travel. earlier, philadelphia had a 30 minute delay, other than that, did they cubs are operating up to speed at the moment. we're skies this evening. 57 by 7:00. 52, 11:00. tomorrow morning, a few clouds out there, about 45 at 7:00
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will not take long, often temperatures out there. afternoon, could be warmer than they were today by a degree or two. 68, rally. could hit lower 70's and fayetteville and clinton. a perfect way to start the beginning way of march. average, 59. villains are from the west at 10 miles per hour. high-pressure skidding out to sea. cold front moving through early monday morning. extra cloud cover tomorrow morning. it will be very short lived in by tuesday, likely see warm temperatures continuing. in the warm sector out of the next frontal boundary, back off to the tennessee valley. it will continue to send temperatures up as we go through monday, tuesday, and wednesday. final boundary arrives on the back of what will likely be our next shot at rain. potential for a few storms.
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11:00, clouds ready to move through. maybe a light single or two. i think most of us will stay dry. not an issue on tuesday, and wednesday, likely see at least moderate rain, but isolated storms with is causing winds and some very heavy downpours. some strong weather, but we are not anticipating major severe weather outbreak, nothing like that. it will likely move through during the afternoon hours. thursday, looking pretty good. chance of rain goes down by then. 10% shot on thursday. back up to 40% chance of rain on friday. showers for that one. right now, watching temperatures , certainly looks like we will likely get a little bit colder biotime we get to thursday and friday. also, will see a decent amount of moisture in the atmosphere. we will watch that a monitor to make sure it stays just rain. first alert seven day forecast barb accuweather shows things
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sunny days on saturday and sunday next weekend will be a crowdpleaser. it will be clear for next weekend. heather: as long as the temperature goes back up. joel: eric staal, the face of the hurricanes and the captain of the team no longer. joe: mccain's up and fighting to get into position and five for the playoffs and have not been able to get any traction, now looks like they are sellers in the market. losing the face of a franchise in the may have to take the eyes.
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>> now, abc 11 eyewitness news sports, sponsored by a local toyota dealers. joe: after almost all years of service, eric staal is no longer a carolina hurricane, he would shifted to the rangers this afternoon, leaving only cam ward as the remaining player from the stanley cup championship won by the franchise. 10 years ago. eric staal wasted his no trade clause in his contract to get the deal done. in exchange, they get a second round pick in the next two nhl draft and they get a prospect named alexi terrel a. it could be a first move of a few as a deadline approaches tomorrow at 3:00.
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picture, if you are comfortable in a contract term, then you cannot lose an athlete for nothing. it is too important to the franchis [indiscernible] joe: they did, indeed, meanwhile, ask teammates including his brother, jordan, taking on st. louis this afternoon. jeff skinner, the ultimate captain providing the early list for the hunting, already down a goal. he ties it at one and then ron hainsey, from just inside the blue line, carolina rallying here. it is to-one. feeling pretty good. the blues, one of the best teams
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shorthanded goal here, the second, how brought snack beating ward. last mating player to win the cup and carolina. the blues get two goals and a 32nd stand to the finishing touches on this one. it is 5-2, st. louis. the canes go down on what is a tough day. grayson allen drew the ire of all anti-duke sentiment over the last few days after tripping a florida state player thursday night. he was not suspended f out, 19-6. the ship settles a bit and thorton hit store the end of the
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allen, 22 points. also, for turnovers. the panthers are just, they would put five in double figures they host wake on tuesday. duke unc women, playing on soviet. -- she did not get the present she was hoping for. rebecca greenwell scorching in this one, nearly as many points as carolina did in the first half. lambert, also in double figures, but it was green bills 27, 57 -- win in chapel hill.
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heather: welcome to "world news tonight." two days until super tuesday. but first, a racially charged controversy for donald trump. critics claiming trump refused
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>> don't tell me he doesn't know who the ku klux klan is. >> now, trump fighting back. hillary clinton in a landslide win over bernie sanders in south carolina. >> i believe that america is great, right now. >> sanders admitting he was decimated. but vowing, he's not out. rookie officer killed. the female police officer gunned down on her first day on the job. the call for help that turned deadly. and what we're learning tonight about the alleged gunman. trapped in midair. the nose dive crash that ended like this. the 87-year-old pilot trapped for hours. how rescuers finally got him out. countdown to the oscars. on the red carpet, and behind the scenes. the controversy. the chris rock factor. and a beefed up oscar. the award's new look. and good evening. thank you for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas.

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