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the "idol" auditions forever. we're learning more about a deadly double shooting in newport news-- and the search for a suspect tonight. --------------------- plus, another homicide in the same city has detectives looking for answers. --------------------- and, was a portsmouth city councilman denied his constitutional rights, after he was fined by the city? what started as a call for an accident, turned into a double murder investigation. on top of that, police shot a suspect they say was trying to get away, another is still out there. officers say someone called in an accident at 14th street and wickham avenue in newport news. they found two men shot to death in a van there. then a witness told police someone was trying to get away. officers found and shot the suspect, after a confrontation on roanoke avenue. 10 on your side's liz kilmer joins us with new
tom, nicole - we know now that suspect is expected to survive - he was shot second suspect - who witnesses saw also fleeing the accident scene - where this chaos holly mcpherson - :49 report- and turned into a homicide investigation. c4 judy dickens 01:08:22 "i came on in, looked wickham ave, near 14th street - were two bodies - men, shot to death. figured it was somebody that just had an accident. when i get in people tell me there's been some shootings. shocked." police arrived around 11 am - a witness told officers two men had fled the area. one of those suspects was found -armed - soon after in the 13-hundred block of roanoke ave. an officer and sgt. fired shots, striking him. the suspect was taken to the hospital - the officer, and sgt, not hurt. c23 ofc. mcpherson 13:51:10 "we are looking for a possible second suspect we have a very vague description a black male with blue jacket." a witness - who did not want to be identified - told 10 on your side the two fleeing suspects had initially been inside the nearby schools on lockdown until about 1 p-m. folks in the
enough. c4 judy dickens 01:08:28 "it's just so much going on, something's got to give." as with all officer-involved shootings - both the officer and sgt have been placed on administrative leave. both were wearing body cameras, but we're told that video won't be released at this time. live in newport news, liz kilmer, 10 on your side. police plan to update us on both investigations tomorrow morning. 10 on your side will have special coverage of the news conference, and we'll stream it online. a story breaking in newport news tonight where police are investigating another homicide. officers say they found a man dead in a home on erin lane just before six this evening. that's near the intersection of 72nd street and jefferson avenue. we'll let you know as soon as we have more information. a wanted man is still on
the search for him, forced two schools on the peninsula to lockdown. chopper 10 flew above thomas nelson community college and o-d-u's peninsula higher education. this started as a state police traffic stop on i-64. they say a man, reportedly wanted by police, ran away toward the campuses. as troopers looked for him, students tell us they were stuck waiting for the all-clear. c2 04:07 yeah we thought there was an armed assailant just running through the school, the campus and stuff we were just going whatever it took to get out of there alive really (runs :09) police charged the driver for speeding-- and another passenger for having marijuana. we are still working to get a description of the man who ran away. sunny and on the warmer side today, but we're expecting a few changes tomorrow. they include, the chance for wet weather. chief meteorologist don slater joins us now. don, what kind of rain are we looking at here, and when can we expect it
congressman scott rigell says he won't seek re-election, when his term expires next year. the republican has represented the 2nd district for five years. he says he's proud of what his team has accomplished, including reducing discretionary government spending. rigell says he's at peace with the decision he made 452 based on my own self-imposed term limits and my review as to what we got accomplished in these last five years and what i'm convinced we can do in sixth year, that's closure for me 506 rigell recognized the military in the district -- and gold star families -- who have lost loved ones in service to the country.
congressman, rigell was the founder and chairman of freedom automotive. the top republican candidates running for the white house -- took the stage for another debate tonight. it gave voters another chance to hear from the contenders before the iowa caucuses. before the prime time matchup three other candidates, carly fiorina, mike huckabee and rick santorum participated in an undercard debate. absent from the stage there: rand paul, who refused to participate. donald trump will be back in our area next month. the republican presidential candidate plans to speak at regent university in virginia beach. this is video from his rally at the battleship wisconsin in norfolk last year. trump will take part in the "presidential candidate forum." the forums kicked off with fellow candidates jeb bush and ohio governor john kasich. the bomb and arson squad are investigating a deadly plane crash in middlesex county. state police say they were checking a device on board, used to deploy parachutes. one person died when the plane went down this afternoon. troopers could not tell us about the
let you know as soon as we have an update. breaking news from japan. at least 14 people died, and 27 others were hurt when a tour bus crashed. it was on its way to a ski resort, when it slid down a mountainside and fell off a cliff. 41 people were on board including two drivers, taking turns. there was no snow or ice on the road at the time. isis has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack in indonesia -- since we broke the story last night, local reporters now say police have arrested three men in connection with the explosions -- explosion nats top of pkg the islamic state posted about the violence in jakarta on social media. seven people died, including five attackers. 20 people were hurt. a navigational error caused two navy boats to stray into iranian waters, according to the defense secretary. iran detained ten sailors earlier this week. they were safely released less than a day later.
they were trying to figure out their mistake when the iranians picked them up. new tonight. the crew of the coast guard cutter dependable has returned to virginia beach. the military sent us this video of the ship returning to j-e-b little creek fort story after more than a month at sea. the crew helped enforce fishing laws across the northeast and mid- atlantic. new tonight. governor mcauliffe has announced a new deal, for commercial space flight in virginia. nasa has contracted orbital a-t-k to launch resupply missions from its wallops island facility on the eastern shore. the rockets will carry supplies to the international space station. 112514-171y1bkb the contract comes more than a year after a rocket exploded launching from wallops island. no one was hurt, but the blast damaged the spaceport. mcauliffe says everyone involved has come a long way since then, and the contract shows wallops island is open for business. the next launch is scheduled for may or june. even though no one sold a
virginia, a local 7-eleven sold a million-dollar winner. someone bought the ticket from the store on lynnhaven parkway in the salem neighborhood. a handful of winning tickets for smaller prizes sold at other stores across hampton roads. we still haven't heard who will claim last night's one-point-six billion dollar jackpot. stores sold three winning tickets: in melbourne beach, florida, mumford, tennessee, and a third in chino beach, california. people were so excited, sales totaled more than one-point-two trillion dollars in all. days after a suspect shot and killed a norfolk police k-9, a local charity says it's making his death part of a national campaign. they say it's already getting some celebrity support -- virginia beach based spike's k-9 fund says c-n-n's anderson cooper has donated to the k-9 krijger ballistic vest campaign. they say his donation will provide vests for all k-9s in norfolk as well as some other cities in hampton roads. police
with a funeral next week. we continue to follow the inspection sticker a local lawyer says the charges sought by the sherriff-- won't stick. new information on the man accused of raping a teenager at the motel where she works. see what happened in court today. a warm up is underway for some sea turtles in virginia beach. how experts are getting
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a story breaking in newport news tonight where police are investigating another homicide. we just learned the victim is a 59-year-old newport news man. police say friends found him dead in his home on erin lane just before six this evening. that's near the intersection of 72nd street and jefferson avenue. they say she had trauma to his body, but they couldn't say exactly what kind. we'll let you know as soon as we have more information. tonight portsmouth's mayor faces a felony
police, but is it the right charge? we've been telling you about the confrontation between mayor kenny wright and sheriff bill watson since tuesday. watson tried to stop the mayor when he noticed an expired inspection sticker on his car. the sheriff says mayor wright refused to stop-- and led him on a slow- speed chase. an attorney tells 10 on your side, "felony eluding" is normally reserved for high- speed chases. he does not believe it applies here. "(sot) super=tim anderson/attorney 01=1:02:20 "i suspect the magistrate heard evidence from the sheriff that he felt that he was endanger by the mayor driving off but the mayor drove off at a very slow speed" we tried to contact the mayor again today, but he didn't get back to us. wright's first court date is scheduled for january 29th. the portsmouth city councilman who was fined for discussing city business, says the community is helping him pay. tonight one lawyer tells us bill moody was the victim of an unconstitutional rule the council created last year. 10 on your side's joe fisher spoke with moody
((c562 53:57)) "when this first got passed. did you see this happening." "i could see the potential for it." waving $1,500 bucks in the air -- councilman bill moody publically paid a fine this week for discussing a closed session item with his facebook followers before a meeting in early december. ((c563 3:55)) "i had $1,500 in which i paid the fine, i had $1,500 in my right hands saying i am not going to violation." in two days, supporters raised nearly $2,000 to cover the penalties. bryan scannell, who started the fundraiser, says it's dissapointing the public has to pay for transparency. ((c564 11:7)) "i think a lot of people are angry about the way portsmouth government is what they are doing." ((c563 6:13)) "i am overwhelmed by the issue. i was totally floored by the quick response, which tells me people do want transparency in the government." in fact, transparency is required by law -- and the open meeting acts. and while council can legally go
can't impose a fine for those who speak out. :35 "is it constitutional." on somebody for doing nothing more then giving the public a head up about what is going to be discussed in a government meeting. that's very clearly constitutionally protected speech." moody says he's already reached out to the a-c-l-u for guidance, because he wants his money back. 2:32- "if i were in his shoes i would tear up the notice, laugh at it, and tell the city council to come after me, because they don't have the authority to enforce fines for making them angry." moody vows to be transparent with the public, even if it means getting cited over and over again. joe fisher toys the city attorney, city manager and mayor did not return our calls, when we tried to ask their
(anchors ad lib toss to (anchors ad lib toss to don) (anchors ad lib toss to don) tonight: mainly clear. lows: upper-30s. winds: sw 5-10 mph. friday: increasing clouds with rain developing after 3 pm. highs: upper-50s. winds: se 5-10 mph. saturday: mix of sun and clouds. slight breeze. highs: mid-50s. winds: w 10-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. lows: upper-30s. winds: sw 5-10 mph. friday: increasing clouds with
after 3 pm. highs: upper-50s. winds: se 5-10 mph. saturday: mix of sun and clouds. slight breeze. highs: mid-50s. winds: w 10-15 mph. (anchors ad lib toss to don) tonight: mainly clear. lows: upper-30s. winds: sw 5-10 mph. friday: increasing clouds with rain developing after 3 pm. highs: upper-50s. winds: se 5-10 mph. saturday: mix of sun and clouds. slight breeze. highs: mid-50s. winds: w 10-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. lows: upper-30s. winds: sw 5-10 mph. friday: increasing clouds with rain developing after 3 pm. highs: upper-50s. winds: se 5-10 mph. saturday: mix of sun and clouds. slight breeze. highs: mid-50s. winds: w (anchors ad lib toss to don) tonight: mainly clear. lows: upper-30s.
5-10 mph. friday: increasing clouds with rain developing after 3 pm. highs: upper-50s. winds: se 5-10 mph. saturday: mix of sun and clouds. slight breeze. highs: mid-50s. winds: w 10-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. lows: upper-30s. winds: sw 5-10 mph. friday: increasing clouds with rain developing after 3 pm. highs: upper-50s. winds: se 5-10 mph. saturday: mix of sun and clouds. slight breeze. (anchors ad lib toss to don) tonight: mainly clear. lows: upper-30s. winds: sw 5-10 mph. friday: increasing clouds with rain developing after 3 pm. highs: upper-50s. winds: se
an actor known for his role in harry potter films has passed away. hear more about what he did before playing professor snape. a man faces charges tonight after police say he let more than 100 hogs live in disgusting conditions. the update to our story from last month. i'm bruce rader and coming up in 25 minutes on the sportswrap, old dominion looking to keep it's 32 game home winning streak alive against the beat team in confrence usa--a thriller, highlights you won't want to miss. several big coaching hires in the nfl tonight, plus i'll preview the saturday night playoff games. and oscar smith not only has a good
virginia beach police have arrested the man they say kept an illegal hog farm. gary morris senior faces animal cruelty and other charges tonight. 123115-hzbqfnsq late last month, officers say they found more than 100 hogs living in deplorable conditions near salem road and winston avenue. animal control officers took the
the virginia aquarium says it's caring for eleven cold-stunned sea turtles. its mostly caring for kemps-ridley turtles, and there's one green turtle. they say they help marine animal experts care for turtles coming from the new england area. the stranding response team says the shape of the land makes it difficult for turtles to swim south to warmer waters, before they get too cold. c0014 14;06;59 these guys are cold blooded so they're very sensitive to their environment -- that's when they end up getting cold stunned. if you see a struggling turtle this winter, call the stranding response team right away. they say it may appear dead at first, so you should call no matter what. a frozen situation -- finally thawed out. see the moments crews recovered an extremely icy vehicle.
airman has a place to honor their loved one tonight. see the ceremony held for him today, and hear more about his story. wow. the internet is crazy fast here. i know, right? it's so nice to have everyone over. hi hey. mmm. i just laid an egg. does anybody want it? joey, you want some gasoline? yes, please. mom, guess what? i married a clown and we're having tiny little clown babies. mhm. i just bought a hammer. with internet fast enough for everyone, your guests might get a bit carried away.
tonight: mainly clear. lows: upper-30s. winds: sw 5-10 mph. friday: increasing clouds with rain developing after 3 pm. highs: upper-50s. winds: se 5-10 mph. saturday: mix of sun and clouds. slight breeze. highs: mid-50s. winds: w 10-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. lows: upper-30s. winds: sw 5-10 mph. friday: increasing clouds with rain developing after 3 pm. highs: upper-50s. winds: se 5-10 mph. saturday: mix of sun and clouds. slight breeze. highs: mid-50s. winds: w 10-15 mph. the case is moving ahead against the man accused of raping a teenage motel employee. police arrested 22-year-old aeron
the case is moving ahead against the man accused of raping a teenage motel employee. police arrested 22-year-old aeron etheridge. they say he attacked the worker at the motel on hughes boulevard, monday night. he was in court today. 10 on your side's andy fox reports. (mug shot) aeron etheridge is accused of raping a 17 year motel clerk here in room 277 at the elizabeth city econolodge we asked him about that while entering court (10:48 2) ((mr. etheridge can you tell us what happened? yea f off. they say you raped her did you rape her? hell no)) runs: 07 elizabeth city police say the clerk was tricked by etheridge by brining toiletries to his room (3 13:09) ((" so she just left the soap on the towel were laying and walked back to her clerk's desk. but this time mr. etheridge jumped out from behind and closed and locked the door. and
and rape her)) runs:11 (10:57 2) ((tell us what happened there's a guy named bg he raped her )) runs:05 we beeped out the name sgt felton says etheridge is lying (17:19 3) (we didn't talk to the immediate family because the evidence of the hotel the eyewitnesses the video surveillance all point to one person mr. aeron etheridge)) runs: 08 we were there after etheridge made his first appearance on the charges (18:19 5) ((mr etheridge the reason why you were arrested the victim accused you . i say get the f out of my face)) runs:05 in court etheridge got court appointed attorney jay hollingsworth who advised his client not to talk (18:31 5) ((the victim says you were the one who attacked her." ...don't make any comment. we are your attorneys ..can you explain why you walked to your grand other's house?)) runs: 07
aeron etheridge will be back in court january 28th, he remains in jail on a 300-thousand-dollars bond. a man will spend 35 years behind bars for killing a popular bus driver on the eastern shore. an accomack county jury found michael press guilty yesterday of murdering leon harmon junior. he was sentenced today. a witness said he saw press brutally beat harmon in november of 2014, then drive harmon home. that's where police found his body. new tonight, virginia beach police hope you can help them find a shoplifter. officers say this man stole a drone from the 7-eleven at lynnhaven parkway and holland road. they want you to focus on the tattoos he has on both arms. if you recognize him, call the crime line. you never have to give your name, and you may earn a reward. tributes are pouring in for the actor known for his roles in "die hard" and harry potter. editor 11 turn to page 394
snape", in the popular potter series. the london native broke into the mainstream as hans gruber in "die hard". he also won awards for his portrayal of rasputin and the "sheriff of nottingham". rickman battled cancer for a short time. he was 69 award-winning singer celine dion has died after a nearly ten year battle with cancer. rene angelil passed away this morning at their home in las vegas. he was born and raised in montreal, where he started a career in music. angelil went on to guide dion as a manager and mentor. they married in 1994 and had three children together. he was 73-years-old. there was a memorial service for a tuskegee airman at arlington national cemetery today. second lieutenant samuel leftenant received a public service with full military honors. in 19-45, he was escorting bombers to austria-- when his plane collided with another airman's. the other airman parachuted from his plane and became a p-o-w. no one ever heard from
you could say a frozen problem for a car owner has thawed, somewhat incredible video near buffalo, new york that many have seen by now. this is what was left after the waves from lake erie splashed over the wall as temperatures plumetted and left someone's car encased in solid ice. after days of sitting in the parking lot, tow crews finally pulled the frozen car away. erica brecher shows us what happened next. it's the car that made headlines around the country... this frozen vehicle became a symbol of what winter can be like in
insurance company found the right man for the job. (s/lenny iwanenko/worker/0:17- 0:32) "well we used three-hundred and fifty pounds of calcium...poured it over the top...rounded the wheels..etc...etc...and gave it a few moments to get it activated, and uh...hooked up our apparatus...slowly pulled it left to right, and front to back...got her out and loaded it up on the flat bed." lenny iwanenko, of lake erie towing and recovery, got a literal shell of ice off the front of the car and managed to uncover the tires. his company will defrost it and give it a wash. amazingly, lake erie lenny, as he likes to go by, doesn't forsee finding any damage. (s/lenny iwanenko/worker/0:50-0:55 ) "first i've encountered in 28 years of being in an industry for something of that magnitude...but, we'll get it done." and even though the viral image has been met with conversation about how harsh lake erie can be, lenny says the publicity is a good thing." (-- s/lenny iwanenko/worker 1:04- 1:06) "it's amazing. it puts buffalo back on the map again, especially hamburg." erica
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