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you'll hear from them coming up." "i'm like wow i was just almost murdered in my own home" a woman nearly stabbed to death is talking for the first time about her attack and the suspect who is still roaming the city parks department is looking at possibly not sponsoring tackle football and now supporters are rallying to keep it. ill explain what it means, coming up. breaking news from portsmouth. chief tonya chapman begins in her new role on february 22nd. chapman comes from a state level position-- deputy decretary of public safety and homeland security for virginia. she began her career as an officer with the arlington police department in 19-89-- and richmond police. have been withdrawn against a portsmouth woman.
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children dead. police say takiara lewis-white was at the wheel in september with three kids in the car when state police tried to pull her over on 2-64. investigative reporter chris horne is live in portsmouth with more on what's next for lewis-white. the charges against lewis-white were nolle prossed - that means they were withdrawn at least for the time being. this portsmouth case is now in the hands of the suffolk commonwealth's attorney phil ferguson. ferguson was appointed special prosecutor, because one of the prosecutors in portsmouth had prior involvement in the case before he was hired. lewis-white had faced charges of second degree murder, felony child neglect and several traffic violations following the deadly september crash. a state trooper gave preliminary hearing about 8- year-old destiny wilson, and 5-year-old shawnta wilson. lewis-white was watching
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for a friend. they were in the back seat - without seatbelts - when lewis-white was speeding and went off the road at the greenwood drive exit. her suv flipped and ended up near some trees. the two wilson girls were dead at the scene. lewis-white's own son was in a car seat and he survived the crash. i spoke this afternoon with special prosecutor phil ferguson. he says his office will look at all the evidence in the case - essentially start from scratch. lewis-white could end up with a murder charge all over again, or not. ferguson says he has learned from previous cases not to predict any kind of schedule about what his office will decide
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is, we will let you know. or when. whatever that is, we will let you know. chris horne 10 on your side 10 on your side has learned portsmouth prosecutors nolle prossed charges against two people charged in the killing of a portsmouth teen. jazavia hill was shot and killed last may on deep creek boulevard. the 17-year-old was just a few weeks away from graduating from woodrow wilson high school. two other people survived the triple shooting. according to court documents --- prosecutors set aside gun, malicious wounding and conspiracy charges against andre keel. they set aside first degree murder, robbery, malicous wounding and abduction charges against roderick britt. prosecutors could bring back the charges in the future. rayquan short, jalon trotter, and samking beale are charged with first degree murder in the killing. now at 4: the weather.
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things have cleared up outside. what does your weekend look like? meteorologist ashley baylor is in the super doppler 10 weather center. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: go bronc-- err..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. we had a mix of rain, snow, and sleet this morning, but now all of the wet weather has moved out of here! we have been tracking a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, but that northwest wind has held temperatures in the mid-40s. overnight, expect mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the low-30s. any puddles left on the roads will won't be as windy on saturday, but it'll be cool with highs in the mid-40s. by sunday, a and the possibility of some scattered showers in northeast north carolina and along the outer banks during the afternoon and evening hours. right now, the rain should remain south of hampton roads, but we'll be watching the
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the weekend. we'll be tracking mostly cloudy skies through monday with highs in the upper-40s. make sure your stay connected with our wavy 10 weather app - its' free for all apple and android users. a hampton v-a nurse is behind bars for sexually assaulting a patient. 52 year old juan lopez was convicted today - following an incident in september of 20-14. lopez assaulted the victim several times, while she was under his care at the v-a. he's set to be sentenced in may. lopez could face life in prison. developing news in hampton. police are searching for the woman they say tried to rob a 7-eleven. detectives say this woman walked into the store on east little back river road around 11-15 last night, implied she had a weapon and demanded money. when a customer walked
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without any money. no one was hurt. virginia beach police hope you can help them track down this bank robbery suspect. this is surveillance video from the suntrust on kempsville road. detectives say a man walked in around 11 a-m on january 8, handed the teller a note that implied he had a weapon and demanded money. he then ran out with the cash. this is new video from another robbery in virginia beach. police say it happened january 25th at the skinny dip frozen yogurt at the providence square shopping center. detectives say the suspect you see in the video went in the store and first asked for change. when the employee opened the register, the suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded money. no one was hurt. if you have any information about any of these robberies --- call the crime line. newport news police have charged a man with involuntary manslaughter in a deadly motorcycle crash. it happened in april on the denbigh boulevard overpass. a motorcycle crashed into the back of a car. 27-year-old kjersti dean died from her injuries. after a thorough
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dean this week. police say he had been drinking at the time of the motorcycle crash. neither david or kjersti dean were wearing a helmet. investigators are working to find the cause of a virginia beach house fire. accidental. the fire department sent us this video from the court. when firefighters responded around 7- 45 this morning --- they found a small bedroom. no one was hurt. damage to the second floor is extensive. the residents are now staying with family. portsmouth public schools say they're working to increase security at all of their buildings districtwide. this -- after two incidents involving parents -- that ended in a principal and student being hurt. 10 on your side's is live in portsmouth tonight -- and joe -- what's the plan? the plan is very fluid right now. but we know the superintendent is working with the city manager to find resources to put a police officer or security guard at all 22 schools in the city. the
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funding in a very tight budget to make it happen. the trick will be finding funding in a very tight budget to make it happen. at brighton elementary -- there's a metal detector and security cameras protecting the front and sides of the building. but the district says the technology is not enough. ((c3 8:50)) super = christopher steele/portsmouth school asst. superintendent "the other part of the security personel that we're looking at are school security officers. those are portsmouth school employees, not portsmouth police." a total of five portsmouth police officers patrol the district's three high schools and three middle schools. another 16 security guards are inside the schools. but the 13 elementary schools and three pre-k schools have no security guards. in october -- a parent busted into a classroom at james hurt elementary and forced her son to fight other students. and just two weeks ago -- police arrest another parent for knocking out the
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lakeview elementary. ((c3 10:11-10:17)) 9:55-10:17 "if you guys had a security guard here would it have helped?" "i think in general when we're looking at incident over time... "having a school security officer would have either mitigated what happened or prevented what happened." assistant superintendent chris steele says if next year's budget is approved by the school board and city council all elementary schools will be equipped with a security guard. ((c3 9:45)) "we have to go through some different decisions on priorities, but right now that's on the top of the list: school security." the district says they will finalize their budget by the end of the month, before the school board finalizes it and turns it over to the city manager's office.
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at 5 -- i'll tell you about grants the district applied for that could put at least a few security guards inside the middle and high schools by the end of the year. i'm joe fisher, 10 on your side. the virginia beach school distirct has made a change in how it deals with unpaid student meal accounts. beginning tuesday, february16th --- students will receive five plated meals while giving parents the time and opportunity to add money to the account. once a debt limit of $20.75 is reached, students will be offered a bag meal option. each bag lunch will include a turkey, chicken or ham and cheese sandwich, fruit, a vegetable and milk. the breakfast bag contains a cheese stick, graham cracker, fruit juice and milk. regardless of a student's account balance, a child presenting cash may purchase a plated meal. a student with an overdrawn account will not be permitted to
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items until the balance is paid. this change is prompted by a growing debt in the school division for unpaid meals. doctors say a local woman attacked in her home is lucky to be alive. six months after she was stabbed --- the victim see justice. what she told 10 on your side's jason marks coming up. a tax trouble update. new information about that computer outage that impacted e-filing. a 10 on your side general assembly bill that would allow members of the national guard to carry concealed handguns while on duty. what local delegate scott taylor told me
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(vo) if you have type 2 diabetes, you may know what it's like to deal with high... and low blood sugar. januvia (sitagliptin) is a once-daily pill that, along with diet and exercise, helps lower blood sugar. januvia works when your blood sugar is high and works less when your blood sugar is low, because it works by enhancing your body's own ability to lower blood sugar. plus januvia, by itself, is not likely to cause weight gain or low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). januvia should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. tell your doctor if you have a history of pancreatitis. serious side effects can happen, including pancreatitis which may be severe and lead to death. stop taking januvia and call your doctor right away if you have severe pain in your stomach area which may be pancreatitis. tell your doctor right away and stop taking januvia if you have an allergic reaction that causes swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, or affects your breathing or causes rash or hives. kidney problems sometimes requiring dialysis have been reported. some people may develop severe joint pain. call your doctor if this happens.
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may cause low blood sugar. to reduce the risk, your doctor may prescribe a lower dose of the sulfonylurea or insulin. your doctor may do blood tests before and during treatment to check your kidneys. if you have kidney problems a lower dose may be prescribed. side effects may include upper respiratory tract infection, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, and headache. for help lowering your blood sugar
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a 10 on your side follow-up to a story we've been following for months. a local lawmaker's proposed bill to help protect national guardsmen has cleared its first major hurdle. delegate scott taylor created the bill in
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that claimed the lives of four marines and one sailor in chattanooga, tennessee in july. it would allow national guardsmen with concealed-carry permits to have their firearms while they're on duty at recruitment centers. 39:15 by the end of session which is mid-march this bill will i believe will have gone through the senate on to the governor's desk and will be law first of july 39:25" at five we'll talk about the overwhelmingly positive feedback he's received and the one tweak to the bill he needed to make for bipartisan support. hampton roads continues to help the victims of the water crisis in flint, michigan. we told you yesterday at four --- you could drop off cases of bottled water today at the justice building across from newport news city hall. this morning --- zion baptist church dropped off 78 cases. tomorrow --- new beech grove baptist on tabbs lane will collect water between 9 a-m and 5 p-m. the sheriff's office says catholic charities in flint will distribute the water. the unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in eight years.
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labor department says employers added more than 150-thousand jobs in january. another bright spot in today's jobs report --- average hourly wages have gone up 2.5 percent over the past year. meteorologist ashley baylor tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: go bronc-- err..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. we had a mix of rain, snow, and sleet this morning, but now all of the wet weather has moved out of here! we have been tracking a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, but that northwest wind has held
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mid-40s. overnight, expect mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the low-30s. any puddles left on the roads will freeze, so there could be some icy spots tomorrow morning. it won't be as windy on saturday, but it'll be cool with highs in the mid-40s. by sunday, a storm system will develop offshore, which will give us a little more cloud cover and the possibility of some scattered showers in northeast north carolina and along the outer banks during the afternoon and evening hours. right now, the rain should remain south of hampton roads, but we'll be watching the latest model runs through the weekend. we'll be tracking mostly cloudy skies through monday with highs in the upper-40s. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: go bronc-- err..mostly cloudy with a
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showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. we had a mix of out of here! we have been tracking a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, but that northwest wind has held temperatures in the mid-40s. overnight, expect mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the low-30s. any puddles left on the roads will freeze, so there could be some icy spots tomorrow morning. it won't be as windy on saturday, but it'll be cool with highs in the mid-40s. by sunday, a storm system will develop offshore, which will give us a little more cloud cover and the possibility of some scattered showers in northeast north carolina and along the outer banks during the afternoon and evening hours. right now, the rain should remain south of hampton roads, but we'll be watching the latest model runs through the weekend. we'll be tracking mostly cloudy skies through monday with highs in the
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here's what's coming up in our next ninety minutes of news here is a look behind the scenes as a dedicated staff on your side continues to work in the newsroom. i'm tom schaad in the wavy live center sometimes its not the message, but the way its delivered that can upset those its designed to help. hear why many women are angry at the centers for disease control over a warning about fetal alcohol syndrome. will kids tackle football in one virginia beach neighborhood be thrown for a loss? at 6, matt gregory tells us why parents are getting a petition to save one such league where they live. and will it be the broncos or panthers in sunday's big game? a sea otter may have the answer. see these stories when nicole livas joins me beginning at 5. growing zika virus concerns. what the u-s senators from virginia are asking president obama to do to try and protect
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car trouble times two. one automaker says you could run into a bigger problem when you change a flat tire. i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends say i should get fios because it's the fastest.
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president obama wants oil companies to pay a ten-dollar-per-barrel tax. the money would fund clean transportation investments. the fee would only be applied to imported oil. the tax would likely be
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the form of higher gas prices. the obama administration is expected to announce details next week as part of the 2017 budget plan. we're on your side with a warning from fiat chrysler. if you own a dodge charger and you get a flat tire --- it could fall off the jack. nearly half a million chargers are now being recalled for the issue. model years 2011-2016 vehicles are affected. dollar general is recalling these remote control construction truck toys. they are a fire and burn hazard. the recall involves a toy excavator and a toy shovel loader. take these toys away from your children. you can get a refund at the store. a warning if you use a fitness tracker. a new test found 7 popular ones failed basic security checks. they could give hackers access to your information and even allow data to be manipulated. researchers say while there are risks --- the likelihood of someone targeting your fitness tracker is slim. the tax trouble is over.
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resolved a computer system outage. the agency is again accepting electronically filed tax returns. on wednesday --- a "hardware failure" forced the shutdown of several tax processing systems, including e-file. the i-r-s says taxpayers should see little, if any, impact on their returns or refunds. taxpayers who filed returns electronically before or after the computer problems don't have to do anything extra. a crime caught on tape. the suspect in this one is just eight years old. a local woman nearly stabbed to death six months ago is speaking out for the first time since the brutal attack in her own home. hear what she told 10 on your side's jason marks about the suspect --- next. meteorologist ashley baylor is working on your forecast live in the super doppler 10 weather center. also straight ahead --- you'll find out what chief meteorologist don slater is working on for
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meteorologist ashley baylor tonight: mainly clear.
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lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: go bronc-- err..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. we had a mix of rain, snow, and sleet this morning, but now all of the wet weather has moved out of here! we have been tracking a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, but that northwest wind has held temperatures in the mid-40s. overnight, expect mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the low-30s. any puddles left on the roads will freeze, so there could be some icy spots tomorrow morning. it won't be as windy on saturday, but it'll be cool with highs in the mid-40s. by sunday, a storm system will develop offshore, which will give us a little more cloud cover during the afternoon and evening hours. right now, the rain should remain south of hampton roads, but we'll be watching the latest model runs through the weekend. we'll be tracking mostly cloudy skies through monday with highs in the
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make sure your stay connected with our wavy 10 weather app - its' free for all apple and android users. tonight-- a woman who was nearly stabbed to death
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first time. the victim was attacked in her own portsmouth home. 6 months later police are yet to make an arrest. she talked only to 10 on your side's jason marks. jason --- how is she doing? she was stabbed almost a dozen times. the worst as you will see was in her throat. an artery was punched and doctors say she is lucky to be alive. tashaye was stabbed august 17 at her apartment in the village of western branch on churchland boulevard. she asked us to only use her first name. she says she walked though her front door and someone was standing there holding a knife. she was able to break free and get help. tashaye spent 13 days in the hospital. as she still recovers she wonders if the person responsible will ever be arrested. 01=7:46 "i know i do at least want to know why he did it considering he didn't try to do anything else. he didn't say anything and he didn't go through with actually killing me" when we first reported the story in august police told us there was also a
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suffered cuts to his arm. it was thought he was injured helping out tashaye get away from her attacker. she says that's not the case and he was actually the suspect. 10 on your side asked portsmouth police about what the victim is saying. i'll have their response coming up at 5:30. jason marks 10 on your side. former nfl star and virginia beach native plaxico burress has five years to repay new jersey $56-thousand dollars in back taxes and restitution. today a judge sentenced burress to five years' probation. he faces a 364-day jail sentence if he fails to make the payments in time. burress admitted in december he didn't pay $46-thousand dollars in state taxes on his one million dollar income in 2013. prosecutors said burress filed his 2013 state income tax, but the electronic transfer to cover his payment didn't go through. tax officials said they repeatedly contacted burress about the matter but didn't get
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we expect to learn more we expect to learn more next week about officer body cameras for the elizabeth city police department. there's a news conference on wednesday. the department says it will discuss the body camera policy, as well as plans to purchase and deploy them. there are growing concerns as the zika virus continues to spread. u.s. senators mark warner and tim kaine of virginia are urging president obama to ensure that the federal government is working with local and state develop strategies for protecting virginians from the threat. they are asking the president to devote more funding to the emerging pandemic threats program to enhance efforts to control outbreaks, counter the spread , and prevent transmission. the senators are also asking u.s. customs and border protection to immediately review whether inspections procedures at major points of entry from south america and other affected areas need to be revised in order to respond to the zika virus. they are also directing the department of health and human services and
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border protection to develop educational materials to inform travelers regarding the risk of zika virus exposure. florida is declaring a health emergency. the state's warm climate, year-round mosquitoes and revolving door of international travelers make it vulnerable. governor rick scott compares the state's response to the zika virus to preparing for a hurricane. (gov. rick scott (r) florida) "we're going to get ahead of this. just for the worst and hope for the best." more than a dozen states now have confirmed cases --- including virginia. brazil says it is sending a set of samples related to the zika outbreak to the u.s. centers for disease control and prevention. the decision is in response to criticism over the country's hoarding of disease data and biological material. brazil's health ministry says it just wrapped up zika field work with an american team. the country will ship two-thirds of the material gathered to the united states. brazil is the epicenter of a zika outbreak. organizers of the rio de
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have no intention of canceling the games because of the virus. we're working to help you avoid traffic troubles at the bridges, tunnels and on the interstates. jen lewis has your 10 time saver traffic alerts. downtown tunnel single lane closures this week midtown tunnel alternating lanes sunday morning hampton roads bridge tunnel weeknight roadwork high rise bridge lane closure i-64 peninsula road widening project downtown tunnel single lane closures this week midtown tunnel alternating lanes sunday morning hampton roads bridge tunnel weeknight roadwork high rise bridge lane closure i-64 peninsula road
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i-64 peninsula road widening project a man accused of stabbing a woman in virginia beach remains in jail until his case moves forward. the at five. a fiery scene on the campus of a north carolina university. we'll tell you what happened before these flames. everyone's wearing red today --- including these cute babies at a local hospital. the heart --- next. again! again! again! again! again? again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. so you can love cereal...
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you've probably seen a lot of people wearing red today. no, valentine's day didn't come early. although it does have to do with a matter of the heart. the american heart association has declared today "national wear red day" to raise women's awareness of their heart health. research shows women are far more likely to call for help when they believe someone else is having a themselves. a study from the cleveland clinic found more likely than men to let obligations to work, family and friends disrupt their exercise routine. suzanne steinbaum, md - statistics that heart disease is the number one killer of all women - women need to put themselves first." in addition to family history, smoking and diabetes --- a woman's
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increases with high blood pressure during pregnancy, gestational diabetes and depression. signs of a heart attack in women can be subtle --- and don't always involve chest pain. other symptoms include shortness of breath, jaw and back pain , extreme fatigue and nausea. even babies in hampton roads are wearing red today. bon secours hospitals are celebrating wear red day with red hats knitted by volunteers for the american heart association. this is video of the newborns at depaul medical center in norfolk sporting the red hats. if you're going to a super bowl party this weekend --- you may want to keep your high fives to a minimum! that's because it's flu season. and sickness can spread quickly in social gatherings. fans of the broncos and panthers could be at an even higher risk. data from 1974 to 2009 shows cities with a team in the super bowl had an
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percent spike in flu-related deaths among people over 65. experts say these cities tend to have more parties which means more opportunties for the flu to spread. enjoy your super bowl party --- but remember to wash your hands! a man dragged by a bus crawls out from underneath it. we'll show you the amazing video of what happened. the fight to save a football program for kids in virginia beach. 10 on your side's matt gregory talked to both sides about what's ahead on the field. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n
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i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends say i should get fios because it's the fastest. i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. we're out of 2%! i wonder what else could be better around here? i heard that. switching to better internet is now easier than ever. only fios has the fastest internet available, with uploads up to 5x faster than cable. get 100 meg upload and download speeds plus tv and phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract. switch to better. switch to fios.
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could the city of virginia beach drop youth football from its recreation program? that's what the head of football for great neck athletic association says might happen. the city parks department says it won't happen. 10 on your side's matt gregory dug into this story to find out if there is a future for football in the resort city? stephanie across the street is where one of the 11 youth football teams practice in the fall. woodstock. the city says they will again in 2016, but when
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i couldnt get an answer. here's how football works in the resort city. provide the rules, regulations and fields. don marcari heads up great neck's youth football program. he says in november the park's department proposed the idea of not being involved past 2016. an issue that hasn't been resolved. i asked the city's sport managment coordinator will there be football next year? kevin bennington / va. beach city sports management c0042 21:27:58 its still in the budget there. what about 2017? we haven't created that budget yet." 21:28:09 coming up at 6:15, what happens if the city doesn't sponsor the youth football league;. if the city decides in 2017 they won't sponsor it. football won't go away, but i'll have the answer at 6 oclock on wavnews 10. in virginia beach matt gregory 10 on your side. an investigation is
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crane collapsed onto a manhattan street. one person died --- three others are hurt. the victim was walking on the sidewalk when part of the crane toppled onto him. video from the scene shows the crane upside down and resting on the top of several cars in the tribeca neighborhood. several nearby buildings also have damage. the crane was being lowered into a secure position because of high winds when it fell. they mayor expects the area to be shut down for a few days. detectives continue to investigate a gruesome scene in chicago. two women, two men and two children were found dead thursday in a home on the city's south side. police say they appear to be members of the same family. all the victims died of blunt force trauma. investigators say the home's doors were locked. there was no sign of a break-in. chicago police say the case appears to be an isolated incident and there is no threat to the community. police in florida are investigating a shocking crime. they say an eight-year-old boy with a
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grocery store. surveillance video shows the boy walking into the store with a motorcycle helmet and a sweater covering his mouth. a clerk says the boy walked right up to the counter, pulled out the gun and demanded money. the clerk took the gun away from the boy. another employee prevented the boy from escaping. i'm so shocked i don't know if it's a real gun know. i just turned his wrist and took it out from his hand. at that point, another coworker of mine grabbed him." investigators say the boy mother. been filed. police are investigating a fiery crash involving a wake forest university shuttle bus and car. it happened last night on campus. both vehicles caught fire after impact. a wake forest student was driving the car. no one was hurt. check out this startling video from china. a man on an electric bike on an icy road fell down while trying to avoid a head on collision with a
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stop and dragged the man and his bicycle more than thirty feet under the front wheels. when the truck stopped after hitting a bridge guardrail --- the man crawled out from under it --- to everyone's surprise. he went to the hospital. he survived. the man need surgery on one of his hands. a team of u-s experts is in somalia to help with the investigation into what caused that mid-flight blast that ripped a hole into the side of a passenger plane. it happened tuesday shortly after the airbus carrying 74 passengers took off from mogudishu. multiple sources have told n-b-c news the force that ripped open the aircraft cabin was likely a bomb made of military grade explosives. but there are still a lot of unanswered questions. if it was a bomb, who is responsible and where were the explosives hidden? a failure of the plane itself still isn't ruled out --- but authorities believe this increasingly looks like terrorism. the passenger who was sucked out of the plane during the explosion does not appear to have been a suicide bomber. a volcano is erupting
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japan. the eruption started at dusk. it sent bursts of orange, lightning-like flashes and gray smoke into the dark sky as lava rolled down the mountain. no injuries are reported. while this eruption is dramatic --- experts say it's average compared to ones in the past. a big shock for workers at a southern california restaurant. a sea lion pup was sleeping in a booth when they showed up for work on thursday. it appeared hungry and dehydrated and likely was there all night. it's unclear how the mammal got in. the restaurant called sea world to rescue the sea lion. he's about twenty pounds overweight. sea world staff plan to fatten him up before releasing him. this is video of a first for the smithsonian national zoo's baby panda. bei bei ventured outside of his enclosure for the first time thursday afternoon. under the supervision of his mother --- the panda climbed trees, played
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to enjoy his time outdoors. meteorologist ashley baylor tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: go bronc-- err..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. we had a mix of rain, snow, and sleet this morning, but now all of the wet weather has moved but that northwest wind has held temperatures in the mid-40s. overnight, expect mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping
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any puddles left on the roads will freeze, so there could be some icy spots tomorrow morning. it won't be as windy on saturday, but it'll be cool with highs in the mid-40s. by sunday, a storm system will develop offshore, which will give us a little more cloud cover and the possibility of some scattered showers in northeast north carolina and along the outer banks during the afternoon and evening hours. right now, the rain should remain south of hampton roads, but we'll be watching the latest model runs through the weekend. we'll be tracking mostly cloudy skies through monday with highs in the upper-40s. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: go bronc-- err..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. we had a mix of
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been tracking a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, but that northwest wind has held temperatures in the mid-40s. overnight, expect mainly clear skies with temperatures dropping back into the low-30s. any puddles left on the roads will freeze, so saturday, but it'll be cool with highs in the mid-40s. by sunday, a storm system will develop offshore, which will give us a little more cloud cover and the possibility of some scattered showers in northeast north carolina and along the outer banks roads, but we'll be watching the latest model runs through the weekend. we'll be skies through
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straight ahead on wavy news 10 at 5 security concerns spark lawmakers to create a national guardsmen. now it has passed it's first hurdle. only on 10 -- what a school district is doing after two violent encounters involving parents on school grounds. then at five-thirty - in the race for the white house -- the hot topic today is gender. why hillary clinton is fighting for the support of women in the new hampshire primary. then at 6-- matt gregory continues his story on the football fight going on in virginia beach. what happens if the city doesn't back a youth football program? some answers-- next at 6. but first ahead here at 4 --- it's black history month. we'll show you how one virginia city is honoring
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in celebration of black history month there's a special tribute to civil rights leader rosa parks in richmond. the city bus service has reserved the first passenger seat on every bus in honor of parks. buses will also be flashing messages over the next few weeks -- honoring black legends from central virginia. vice-president joe biden is on facebook. he joined the social media site on thursday. biden is the first vice-president to have a facebook page. his pictures include the
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vice-president. biden says he'd like like the page to be a place to discuss issues that matter. president obama joined facebook in november. wavy news 10 at 5 starts right now. a woman charged in a police chase and crash that killed two children no longer faces murder charges. you'll hear why. ((c19 16:52-17:08)) "security cameras like these and metal detectors are what's keeping most elementary schools in portsmouth safe right guard in all of their schools. but can they afford it. details, straight ahead." and a bill aimed at protecting national guardsmen from gun violence, cleared its first hurdle in richmond. developing news --first at five: all charges are withdrawn against the driver in a case involving a police chase and crash that left two young children dead. but she could face new
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takiara lewis-white was behind the wheel on 2-64 in portsmouth. she rolled her suv with a total of three kids in the car. investigative reporter chris horne has more on what's next for the woman who had been charged with second degree murder. the charges including murder, felony child neglect and eluding police were all nolle prossed, because a new prosecutor has taken over the case. takiara lewis white is out of jail for now, but could very well be charged again. this was 20 year old takiara lewis-white appearing in portsmouth shortly after the deadly september crash. she was charged with second degree murder in the deaths of these two little girls -destiny wilson, 8 and her 5-year-old sister shawnta. lewis white had been watching the girls that day for a friend. but that murder charge and other felonies
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now been withdrawn. the commonwealth's attorney in suffolk has taken that action after he was appointed special prosecutor in the case. commonwealth's attorney phil ferguson told me this afternoon he just got the case within the past week and needs more time to review all the evidence. back in september, a state trooper broke down on the stand recalling the case during lewis-white's preliminary hearing. he described how the wilson girls did not have seatbelts, and how he gave one of them cpr, but both had died at the scene. the trooper's dash cam video showed lewis- white's car going by at high speed, estimated as high as 120. lewis-white tried to take the greenwood drive exit, but she ended up flipping her suv, ending up in some trees. the suffolk commonwealth's attorney says he can't predict what his office will decide or when. his staff will re-examine the entire case. now that the
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