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anna: you are looking at hillary clinton's campaign event in durham. she is scheduled to speak in just a few minutes at hillside high school. a large crowd was standing in line outside and they have started to make their way inside. good afternoon. heather: andrea is live at hillside high school. what is happening there? reporter: a lot of hillary clinton supporters are lined up outside the gymnasium here. they've been doing this for the last half hour or 45 minutes. the hillside high school students have been performing for those already able to make it inside and they are getting a show while these folks are having to wait their turn. for those inside, a lot of them rushed to get a seat. let me show you some video from
hillary clinton was scheduled to speak around 4:20 but that could happen later. the democratic front runner and presumptive nominee is making her way to durham from florida where she faced off against bernie sanders. the sunshine state holds its try merry next tuesday. the durham mayor and larry hall are going to be inside here and will help to get the crowd energized. congressman dj butterfield will be introduced to her. some voters admit they are still hillary supporters. >> i haven't made up my mind. >> if he gets in, we would have a mindset resolution. but i think hillary is qualified as well. one. >> she's the most experienced
lifetime. reporter: those undecided voters say they plan to be in raleigh tomorrow morning to prepare for senator bernie sanders and his campaign rally he will be holding downtown at the duke energy center for performing arts. we are waiting for clinton's arrival and we will have another up date or you in the next hour. anna: after the stunning upset in michigan, all eyes are on our primary next tuesday. this is the video everyone is talking about and sharing online other man punching a protester right inside the trump rally in fayetteville last night. tonight, man is under arrest. our reporter spoke to the protester and was there when he got word of the arrest. reporter: we were at his house speaking with him. deputies came to ask him about
video. in the video, you can see him being escorted out of the arena with people cheering and clapping as he was led away by sheriff's deputies. then a trump supporter sucker punched him in the face. it appears he was thrown to the ground. he told me he was told by deputies that they were threatening to use stun guns on him if they did not cooperate. >> it is ridiculous and it feels if it was the other way around, it would have been a different story. if it was the other way around, they would have helped nurse's wounds. that he went back to his seat. reporter: he might have gone back to his seat yesterday but deputies did arrest the man they say through the punch. he's facing assault and
the sheriff's office said he was not arrested yesterday because of the primary concern that time was protecting the safety of the 13,000 inside the arena. an internal investigation has been launched and i've been told that throughout the day, they've been interviewing every single deputy at the event last night. a total of 40 deputies were at the event. heather: hillary clinton's rival, bernie sanders will be making a stop before tuesday's primary. he will have a future to believe in at raleigh big upset when he beat clinton in the michigan primary. abc 11 is your source on primary day. we will have all the results and analysis right here and on the
anna: a father of three faces charges after police on dozens of files of child per not a fee on his computer. he faces 12 counts of sexual x boy tatian of a minor. reporter: one of the most startling things we found that today is his youngest child was nine years old and one of the images is of a child that is nine years old and some of them are children as young as two years old. prosecutors say when police were searching his computer, his wife said the images were hers until she realized what they were. investigators found 43 files of child pornography and now he faces 12 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor for having those images. the judge told him he faces as much as seven years for each of those counts. the lawyer argued to lower his
his next court date is march 31. anna: very disturbing indeed. we know the names of two men found murdered behind a popular northwest raleigh restaurant. pedro and alan rodriguez were found behind in arab red. eyewitness news was first on the scene and ed crump has been working this story all day. you are the only reporter to speak with the mother. what the chi tell you? reporter: through tears, she said even as she has no idea who killed her son, she already forgives them. the distraught mother looked at a picture of her dead son on an investigators cell phone and said she positively identified him. she said pedro reyes was a good man who didn't like violence and can't imagine who would want to murder him.
found shot to death in a black honda pilot on glenwood avenue. son's car. police spent 14 hours combing the area for clues, including the roof of a nearby office building. at the same time, she talked to her son wednesday afternoon as he arrived at work. >> he said i'm going to hang up on you but i love you. i'd don't know what happened to my baby. reporter: it is so difficult to see a grieving parent, especially one who has lost a child to a violent crime. she says that they do know the other victim and the two men were friends. anna: thank you for bringing that. heather: fayetteville police are looking for this man -- he's
detectives charged johnny bell junior in the murder of the shooting death of mark blackman back in october, 19 96. his last known address was on dafirefighters have not said what started the fire. heather: no students were hurt this morning when their bus crashed. this is the scene around 9:30 a.m.. 37 students were on board. we don't know what caused the crash. anna: that was the second school bus crash in weight county this morning. a three vehicle crash on rogers road in lake forest. 27 students were on board.
another bus was called to pick up the students. police are investigating this crash on the beltline this morning. this is westbound 440. caused the accident. and the weather just keeps getting better. anna: we have said a perfection, glorious -- have you thought of something else to say 479 degrees and a slight raise? chris: just about as good as a gets. you said it all with all those great adjectives. this morning, it looked rather ominous but it didn't rain. we've got some high level clouds bit of a breeze with a record high of 81 degrees.
to that and they will be out and about this. we fall through the 70's and by midnight we are in the upper oven these and the lows will be near the average high for this date. it's going to be a very mild night coming up. a little light shower tomorrow and cooler weather for saturday. i will have your weekend forecast in just a little bit. anna: a lot of outdoor events this weekend. the country. we will look at the evacuations underway and a party ambush. at least five people were killed and pittsburgh. that story still developing at this hour. reporter: i'm with the tar heels in the see. carolina is moving on. -- i'm with the tar heels in
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six months pregnant. police say they were shot during a backyard party in pittsburgh. witnesses say it was a frightening scene. >> it was mass chaos. they were screaming and yelling and the children in the house and a move the children into another house. anna: police don't know what led to the shooting. heather: the white house welcomes our neighbors to the north today. president obama hosted a state dinner for the prime minister tonight. the prime minister brought his family long with several cabinet numbers. his liberal party was elected last year after 10 years of conservative rule in canada. president obama says the relationship between u.s. and canada is an important one. president obama: it's long been
starting at 2:00 tomorrow afternoon. you can watch it here on abc 11 and you can see the regularly hospital on monday. let's turn to the weekend. we've got the st. patrick's and we are all wanting to know -- is it safe to say we can break out the grill? chris: it doesn't always work that way. i think it's going to be fine. maybe some spotty showers but not enough to mess up the parade downtown. there could he a few more showers. widespread rains on saturday and you can fire up that grill.
going to stay very warm all weekend long. they will be hitting the field there and our first alert weather station with their skies and 79 at rdu. 81 in fayetteville. we may have hit 80 during the in between hours but no reports of tying the record out at the airport. look at this upper-level low spanning over mexico. it is the strongest upper-level storm recorded in march in mexico and that's going up 20 of tropical moisture out of the caribbean and into the gulf of mexico. the good news is after the devastating rain, they are getting a bit of a break and the worst may be over for them.
areas, they could pick up a foot of rain, jackson back toward shreveport. a piece of that comes our way over the weekend that nothing like what we have seen there. overnight tonight, temperatures way above average. this is about the average high for the state. 62 at 7:00. partly to mostly cloudy day with temperatures warm and in the upper 70's. by late in the afternoon, there or sprinkle. temperatures will be back up those 280. that will allow this front to drop in from the north.
saturday is a cooler day with east to northeast winds and in the mornings, there may be a spotty shower or sprinkle. overall, a mostly cloudy, cooler day. and a piece of the slow moves up to the northeast and weakens, ringing the better chance for showers. 70 eight in durham, there will be a lot of clouds but some signs. mid 70's to near 80 around carrboro. still looks good for the st. patrick's day parade. maybe light shower, but it shouldn't last long. sunday, better chance for a few showers, especially as we head into the second half of the day. warm and dry tuesday and wednesday and your 80 by wednesday. there are signs that by next weekend it will turn cooler than
to do with ourselves. anna: a heavy code by then. -- heavy coat by then. unc slides into the semi finals of the tournament but it wasn't easy. the tar heels face the panthers. mark armstrong is at the tournament and has the highlights. reporter: carolina is moving on, 88-71 over the panthers. this one was a struggle in the early going. carolina down eight to nothing but the game would turn in the latter part of the first. the freshman with his first three pointer of the season, this one dropped and then joel berry who was very good, the
tar heels 188-71. that's the story from d.c.. anna: north carolina advances. heather: duke is up by two points. anna: our producer is in our ear and it is literally changing by the second. heather: and the brawl on board a spirit airlines plane. >> we were all in tears. we were all outraged is not even
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farms and trader j's. the nets have a specific 13 digit lot number on the bottom. anna: the durham rescue mission needs your help spreading easter joy. it's asking people to donate 1500 easter baskets to be given out at their annual event. families are expected to line up for the easter basket giveaway. the rescue mission so far only has five baskets to give out and needs 1500. you can bring them by the durham rescue mission or donate cash. heather: we will show you the latest hospital to receive visitors as new flu cases are announced in the state. anna: plus an update on a little boy after he finally gets the heart he's been praying for. reporter: a lot of residents here are not happy about their drinking water.
a day. tonight, they're meeting with state health officials to learn the next step in making their water saver. anna: a big day for local catholics as a stone's placed on the local cathedral in raleigh. now at havertys furniture, it's our spring home event, where you can create the perfect home. from now until march twenty-first...
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raleigh. steve: chopper hd 11 overhead near lynwood and millbrook and a fire burning right back here in this tree line. when chopper 11 arrived a few mitts ago, there was still smoke rising and they have been able to knock it down. you can see it close to a condominium complex there.
that area, right off pleasant pines. raleigh fire making quick work of that. we had chopper hd checking that out. anna: glad it did not get too close to those homes. heather: in about half an hour, people in goals are a will gather to talk about the sudden change to their water quality. anna: they live near a coal ash pond and for months were told to avoid using their wells and use bottled water. now they are told the water is safe but they are not confident enough to turn on their taps. what kind of proof do they want? reporter: they want the law that are -- they want the water to be tested to make sure it is safe. they are going to voice their concerns at the beauty college with state health officials and duke energy just to make sure they can drink their water. i want to into issue to someone
she's the face of this ongoing issue. she's been sinking and cooking with one gallon of water a day for the past year. just recently, the state announced out of 330 wells affected, 235 will no longer be under the no drink order. the state found the levels of materials found in this water were at or below levels discovered in other parts of the country and state where there is no coal plant. they have advised that the water is safe but even as she received the letter, she will not drink the water immediately. >> it doesn't change that the chemicals are still there. they've done no cleanup. they started excavating some of the coal ash pond but miraculously, it is not going to be fixed. reporter: tonight's meeting will start at 6:00 here and there will be a chance for public
we will be live on the story was 5:30. anna: definitely understand why they want more answers before they drink that water. afternoon. three more north carolinians died from the flu last week. the state put out new numbers this afternoon. the new deaths bring the total season 28. flu season -- killed this season to date. heather: restrictions are putting -- are being put in place because of the flu. anyone with flu symptoms should avoid visiting the hospital. they hospital had 20 flu cases in the last week. anna: the military is checking the water at hundreds of sites across the country to see if
the navy started sampling groundwater in december and is giving people bottled water in one area where chemicals were dissected. 664 sites are being checked. heather: a baby left alone inside hot car while her mother goes shopping. police say it happened yesterday. angry shoppers who heard the infant screening rushed to her aid and today, and outraged mother who witnessed it all is speaking out. >> and suv parked and there was an alarm going off. i didn't think much of it aside from the fact that there were three women outside trying to get. reporter: she continued on with her errands but 20 minutes later, emergency crews showed up at this children's clothing store and started asking questions. >> she said it was fire rescue
anyone in the store. they had to break in because there was a baby in there crying. reporter: she said she noticed the child's mother who was shopping inside. >> a lady jumped up and said did they break my window? she told her daughter to stay behind and she left her daughter to stay behind and hold the close. reporter: police cited the mother and an outraged. he posted about the ordeal on facebook. it has been shared more than 250 times. >> i understand what it is like to be overwhelmed with the child but the fact you could leave your kid in the car for almost 30 minutes while you go around shopping for a child? the whole thing -- it's unbelievable. when you are in a store full of mothers. reporter: as the temperature rises, she hopes it serves as a
>> she's lucky it wasn't any hotter outside because that child would have suffocated. anna: police say the child in this case was not seriously hurt. heather: a tractor-trailer crash many big mess and shut down traffic and durham early this morning. it happened on the renaissance parkway. a crew on the scene said the driver swerved to avoid hitting a deer and dumped boxes all over the road. anna: a three-judge panel said the plates are government speech and the state is free to reject messages it disagrees with. the dmv had not issued the plates while the case is being challenged in court. heather: republicans are getting ready for another debate tonight, the last one before tuesday's debate in miami, florida. it is considered a must win for
governor john kasich's state is also up for grabs but ted cruz says he's the only one who can be donald trump and win the nomination. >> neither one of them has a path, they are far too behind and need delegate count, they cannot catch up. anna: for the democrats, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are having campaign events in a number of states -- number of states ahead of tuesday's primary. andrea blanford is in durham where this is clinton is this afternoon. heather: a new poll shows a lot of uncertainty among maryland county voters. while hillary clinton is leading among democrats, or than a quarter are not sure. donald trump is in the lead but only has about 30% support from
today. a few clouds were part of the morning hours. temperatures flirting with record highs. the record was 81. no need for a jacket. mid 60's or so by midnight and or so. still a warm day tomorrow and maybe a few sprinkles round. we will tell you why and if any weekend. anna: a 160 ton steel and copper dome on top of the holy name of jesus cathedral in raleigh. heather: we were there as it was added to the catholic diocese, calling it a symbol and reminder of what is being done. our reporter was there as the
reporter: the dome is now sitting on top of the cathedral. it weighs 160 tons, so it was quite a production to move it there. the bishop and fellow priests sang and prayed as the dome is placed on the holy name of jesus cathedral in raleigh. the bishop says 23,000 people donated to the project. the cathedral will seat 2000 people. >> we need a mother church because of our growth. the fact that we are at a point where the catholic population is going so much as a great lessing. reporter: many watched as the crane lifted the dome. one resident said it will be a home for catholics in the area. one person is not a catholic
architecture. >> the size of the crane and the size of the dome, i admire the effort. it is amazing. >> we did that for safety issues so if you had workers up there at that height, the possibility of a catastrophe happening, we were able to scaffold it and build at on the ground much more safely. reporter: as for the cathedral, it's expected to be completed next year. anna: we have some great news to share on a story we have been following since last year. a little boy that has waited for a new heart has one today. mom tells us his recovery is going great. before he underwent surgery, he
i know you are going to do a good job. kids are so trusting and resilient. heather: we heard from his mother earlier this morning and she said the same time, i'm so grateful for the family that gave my sun life. anna: if you drink corona, coming there could be dangerous -- there can be dangerous we pick up. remember this guy? so many of you are talking about him after an abc viewer caught him getting ready for an interview. we checked in with him and we will share how he's doing one year after this viral moment. heather: first, let's head outside.
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many of you have been asking what happened to the target kid and today, i have the answer. reporter: it takes a lot of confidence to work the register at chick-fil-a. >> we look for people who share a great smile and enthusiastically. reporter: we met him one year ago after this picture one viral. target employees helping him to tie a tie. they did more than that. they prepped him for the interview. >> make sure you look them in the eye and get a stern handshake. reporter: he got the job and for the past year, he has been practicing and building confidence. >> they don't have the attitude. reporter: one year ago, we could see the difference and so could his boss. >> he seemed a little quiet and
up now and has a great smile and is doing an awesome job. reporter: customers are always asking about him. >> are you the little guy from target. >> him like that was the year ago. i'm surprised people remember that. anna: you will hear how they have stayed connected over the past year coming up. isn't that funny? boss said. heather: he is a neat kid and people. anna: he says he's doing better at school, too. heather: you may have to find a new place to buy a suit. men's wearhouse is closing stores anna:. come over and check out this video from inside a florida
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leads to a disruption inside a school and the principal made it clear this will not be tolerated. heather: the principal said it started after a student displayed a confederate flag in the courtyard and cafeteria. the students will face some kind of disciplinary action. heather: check out this seo we are getting from a central florida -- a 13-year-old special needs to do and was left on a bus on two separate occasions. get this -- deputy say the child was forced to hitchhike and walk 30 miles to get home.
through one of the emergency exits. the bus driver and attendant have been arrested. anna: a teacher jumped in to save a student and dented doing hit with a tree branch. the california teacher heard a students to back away. the branch missed the children but hit the teacher, causing a traumatic head injury. she is expected to make a full recovery.
the help that will cancer patients with treatment and even pick up the tab for transportation. anna: tennis star maria sharapova is not losing all her support. plans to extend its contract with her. she lost several major deals after she admitted to failing a drug test at the us trillion open. she says she's been taking a drug she did not realize was declared a banned substance this year. lots of people have opinions over whether the sponsors should the pulling endorsements. men's wearhouse and joseph a banks are closing 250 stores this year. the company just revealed it lost thousands of dollars in
it's partly due to the disk and nation -- can -- discontinuation of the by one get one free sale. steve: five days from now, we will be casting our boat -- our votes in the presidential primary and hillary clinton is hoping to solidify support in the triangle. she's holding a rally in durham right now. we will take you there live to hear how north carolina figures into her plan. new fallout from donald trump us rally in fayetteville. a protester gets punched in the man caught on video is arrested. we will hear from the man on the receiving end of the punch. and chris is outside with a breeze blowing through. chris: another great evening, but cannot last forever? we do have some changes on the
tomorrow. cooler day saturday. we will tell you about that at 5:00. steve: and we will see how a woman's fight to save her dog that leads to a chemical trial that could help humans fight cancer. we will see what just a few minutes. heather: thank you. it's not often you hear of your being recalled but today, corona is announcing one. it is for corona extra 12 with labels in the u.s. that may contain small pieces of glass. just look at the eight digit code printed on the side panel of the cardboard carton. for a refund were to get questions answered, you can call the number on your screen. heather: three young children vanish after playing in the yard and authorities call for an
anna: where the kids were found after 12 hours it has lease asking more questions. a man drives head on into a car with kids inside. now the family has a message to share with the victims. heather: chris just said this cannot last forever. chris: we want it to. anna: we wanted to but it can't. stay with us. we have much more straight ahead after the break heather:. we stream all of our newscasts you can download our free news
the man involved said he calls it bad luck, and he is not a killer. the man said he also got in a fight and was trying to defend himself when his uncle charged him. >> two cars -- listen to the story we have been following for a while. the crime have it when crews -- happened when crews were out on call. the 26-year-old is not only facing charges in charlotte, but also in ardoin county. police say there were 15 car crimes at fire stations between february 14 and 19. spikes a frantic search for three small children in south carolina is over. kids from two to four were found locked in a closet outside a home. it is unclear how they ended up there, but families say the children were abducted, and the investigation is ongoing this afternoon.
about across the state, -- >> the news at 5:00 starts right now. instant. starts right now. steve: hillary clinton vowing her supporters right now in the triangle. high school where hundreds of people are gathered. now. hi, everyone. tisha: shocking video, a trump supporter punching a protester. lots, an update on the growing health alerts in north carolina about the flu. we begin with hillary clinton holding a campaign rally in durham. hundreds packing hillside high school to your plans -- to hear her plans if she is elected. andrew is live in durham. reporter: we do believe that hillary clinton is here, somewhere on campus, because we did just see her traveling a while ago.
there was a long line of folks still lined up as the jim began to fill up. they went to overfill rooms outside the gym. she came to durham today from florida, where she faced off against bernie sanders in a debate last night. sanders just pulled off a big win in the wisconsin primary last week, so this is about making sure clinton can clinch the democratic nomination. in response to clinton's visit, the republican national committee will release a statement condemning the candidate, pending the fbi investigation into her private e-mail server. the rnc launched a website today as well dedicated to documenting that issue. still, clinton is a start -- clinton's staunch supporters tell me they don't have any trouble trusting this candidate. we talked to one of those people. she is the sister of myra thompson, who was killed in a