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4;45:30 schmid says he stopped by helmstetter's house everyday...in the morning and at night...to check on him and take him on errands. sunday night he went by and helmstetter was already in bed. monday morning he went by again only to find helmstetter dead. 4:47:13 i knocked on the door and there was no answer, no response. so i cracked open the door and i looked in and i saw that the propane heater which was his only heat that it had toppled over. 4:47:38 ii reached to turn it off. with that, i turned my head and i saw him release part of the house be accidental. schmid says he thinks the heater may have had something to a little bit before. it was the clothes that caught on fire. not so much him no one knows for sure what happened this time. investigators are waiting on an autopsy to find out deputies are asking anyone with information
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sheriff's office. brandi cumming toys big rain is gone snow is gone everything is gone -- for now. but its february can this last? what's coming up next in the weather? chief meteorologist don slater is in the super doppler 10 weather center with our first forecast. tonight: sky turns cloudy again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated early am showers. a little sleet may mix as rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40 degrees. wind: n 5-15mph. it was a soggy morning across the tidewater area, but the rain ended by early afternoon. skies clear thru early evening, then turns cloudy again around midnight ahead of another quick disturbance
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thru early wednesday morning. this disturbance will bring a quick dose of rain to our area, and a little sleet could mix in with rain for the western portions of the southside as the disturbance pulls away by 9am. after that, the rest of your wednesday will bring partly-mainly cloudy skies with highs in the 40s. it'll be colder for thursday, but it warms up just in time for friday and the weekend courtesy of southerly winds that'll dominate until the next cold front moves into our area for monday. a crash investigation in portsmouth may turn into something much bigger. just after 12:30 this morning -- police found a
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into a guardrail and landed in the ditch on the western freeway, at cedar lane. they found two people badly injured inside -- and even had to cut one out. but that's not all they found. 10 on your side's lex gray has the details you'll see only on 10. anita and stephanie -- two 10 on your side sources tell us -- when police responded to this crash, they stumbled on a credit card fraud investigation. we expect to learn even more as this goes on -- but here's what we uncovered today. you can see the crash scene on 164 westbound and cedar lane just before 12:30 a-m. (jam cams) here's what it looked portsmouth police say the car went off the road -- hit a guardrail -- then slammed into a ditch. both the man and woman inside were badly hurt. one of the individuals had to be cut from the vehicle by the fire department in order to be taken to the hospital. :24 10 on your side learned that this investigation is about much more than what caused this camaro to crash. two sources tell us -- officers on the scene
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credit cards inside. they also found a machine used to melt credit cards down, and imprint them with new information. i asked portsmouth police detective misty holley about that. (1) 41:13 this is an ongoing investigation, i can't really divulge what may or may not have been inside the vehicle. (butted to) 41:34 lex: okay. but you can confirm that beyond just crash reconstruction that normally happens, that there is another investigation going on. :41 mh: the crash investigation is still ongoing, and there may potentially be another investigation depending on what investigators determine from that crash. :54 one of our sources says -- an officer on the scene called a person listed on one of the cards...and the person said they had lost 3-to-4 thousand dollars on that card. our other source says officers found a 4-thousand dollar nordstrom receipt on the floorboard of the car. so far, no one has been charged. both people in the car are expected to survive, and police say they'll be talking to them today. we expect to find out more this week from
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search warrants filed in this case. look for updates on air and on wavy-dot- com. live in the newsroom, lex gray, 10 on your side. we're learning more about the sinking of the el faro. u-s coast guard hearings to investigate the accident started today in jacksonville. the cargo ship sank in october during hurricane joaquin. a shipping company executive says the captain of the ship was responsible for putting the vessel in the path of the storm. captain michael davison was among the 33 crewmembers killed. coast guard investigators are looking for evidence of misconduct - inattention to duty, negligence or willful violation of the law. last night he got a little help from his big some motherly love. barbara bush is going back on the campaign trail. she was out rallying votes for her son before the new hampshire primary earlier this month. now - you can expect to see her stumping for jeb later this week in south carolina. she's expected to attend campaign events on thursday and friday. meantime after appearing
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former president george w bush last night -- today -- jeb went after donald trump's military policies at a campaign event in columbia south carolina. bush doesn't agree with trump's idea that we don't need to increase spending for the military. 6-21 (jeb bush) "i guess he thinks he can use his real estate skills to somehow that magically we'll have an army for 490-thousand that magically we'll find 15-thousand more marines bush went on to say that trump's plan is not based in reality. bernie sanders is getting ready for a rally tonight in atlanta. earlier today he spoke at a prayer breakfast in south carolina. after meeting with several families from flint yesterday -- he's now calling for money to rebuild the water system there. sanders said meeting with those families in michigan was one of the most distressing of his public career. 58-1:14 s/ sen. bernie iraq and afghanistan,
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flint, michigan and cities and towns all over this country. (cheers) the vermont senator also recalled how far behind hillary clinton he was at one point in south carolina - and predicted he'll "surprise people" on election day. funeral arrangements have been set for supreme court justice antonin scalia. the late justice will lie in repose at the supreme court on friday. that's when the public can pay its final respects. a funeral will be held saturday at the basilica of the national shrine of the immacualte conception. today - scalia's bench -- and the main entrance to the supreme court in black. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - the whole time i was inside i thought 'this is it. i'm going to die here'." a survivor of the terrorist attack in paris -- returns to the bataclan theater months after the tragedy life. plus - more grandparents
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-- to their grandkids. what's behind the trend -- and why it's
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another recall involving takata airbags. general motors is recalling about 200- hundred thousand cars. the recall includes saab's and saturns in the u-s and canada. it's part of a bigger recall of more than five million vehicles announced last month by u-s safety regulators. dealers will replace the takata driver's air bag inflators. owners of the affected models will get letters in the mail. starting today u-s airlines can apply for more routes to cuba. and that could be could for american businesses. right now there's only about ten to fifteen
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u-s to cuba. by fall it could be up to 100 flights a day. the obama adminstration just announced an alabama-based company is going to build a factory outside of havana.. it's going to build tractors for small farms -- making it the first american factory to be built and operated in cuba in more than 50 years. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - a concert -- and a comeback. returning to paris after the terrorists attacks in november. hear how one survivor is coping. plus - a little later - a renovation project hundreds of years in the making. what archeologist found in
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an american rock group - is returning to paris -- to finish what they started more than three months ago. eagles of death metal are
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crowd tonight at a tribute concert for the victims of the terrorist attacks in november. among the survivors attending -- lydia berkennou. she was at the bataclan theater that night watching the band perform -- when the terrorist stormed in -- shooting and killing 89 people. berkennou moved to london following the attack. she only recently returned to paris -- and to the scene of that horrific night. 1:18-1:41 (s/ lydia berkennou/survivor of the bataclan attack) sot starts in vo "my brain did die that night, i mean a part of me. coming here makes my brain realize we did survive. it's hard, it's hard because the whole time i was inside i thought 'this is it. i'm going to die here'." the bataclan has been closed since the attack that left 130 people dead and 350 other injured. severe weather strikes southern florida -- possibly spawning two tornadoes. this was the scene in
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storm rolled through -- overturning an 18-wheeler -- uprooting trees and knocking down power lines. strong winds tossed chairs and debris along a beach in fort lauderdale -- and caused boats to capsize. the storm left some 55-thousand people without power. despite the widespread damage, no serious injuries have been reported. tonight: sky turns cloudy again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated early am showers. a little sleet may mix as rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40 degrees. wind: n 5-15mph. it was a soggy morning across the tidewater area, but the rain ended by early afternoon. skies
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then turns cloudy again around midnight ahead of another quick disturbance that'll cross our area thru early wednesday morning. this disturbance will bring a quick dose of rain to our area, and a little sleet could mix in with rain for the western portions of the southside as the disturbance pulls away by 9am. after that, the rest of your wednesday will bring partly-mainly cloudy skies with highs in the 40s. it'll be colder for thursday, but it warms up just in time for cold front moves into our area for monday. tonight: sky turns cloudy again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated early am showers. a little sleet may mix as rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40 degrees. wind: n 5-15mph. it was a soggy morning across the tidewater area,
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early afternoon. skies clear thru early evening, then turns cloudy again around midnight ahead of another quick disturbance that'll cross our area thru early wednesday morning. this disturbance will bring a quick dose of rain to our area, and a little sleet could mix in with rain for the western portions of the southside as the disturbance pulls away by 9am. after that, the rest of your wednesday will bring partly-mainly cloudy skies with highs in the 40s. it'll be colder for thursday, but it warms up just in time for friday and the weekend courtesy of southerly winds that'll dominate until the next cold front moves into our
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coming up on wavy news grandparents raising grandkids. what's trend and end anytime soon. and i'm tom schaad. next on wavy news 10 at 6-- (12 46:44 )#3 (motions have been filed at the portsmouth
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first degree murder case of steve rankin now the case is saying no uniformed police officers in the courtroom we are finding out why that is)) runs: 12 and an update on the breaking news we've been following all afternoon-- a police chase and crash that injured two people in ports. liz palka has an update-- when nicole and i see you for wavy news 10 at 6--
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ten on your side with a startling statistic -- nearly three million grandparents are raising their grandchildren -- and the experts say -- the trend is likely to continue. there are several reasons why -- including military deployment -- a growth in the number of incarcerated women -- and the ongoing opiate epidemic. there's an increase in the number of children being taken from parents battling drug addiction. more often than not - they're being place with family -- rather than foster care. grandparents living on a limited income are having a hard time taking on the extra costs. right now there is a bill making its way through the senate that would help. eating fish more than three times a week during pregnancy could be associated with an increased risk of childhood obesity. that's according to a new study just released. researchers studied more than 26- thousand pregnant women and their children -- over a six year period. they found that pregnant women who ate fish more than three times per week -- gave birth to children with high b- m-i's. the effect was
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boys. the food and drug administration and the environmental protection agency recommend that pregnant women eat fish, but no more than two to three servings per week. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - a city in "ruins" there's a major renovation project about to get underway in turkey. just how old is this underground city? then at 6-- a case that needs cracking. who shot a man who was dropped off at a local hospital? jason marks with this mystery case-- next at 6. one day a rider made a decision. the decision to ride on and save money.
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renovation is about to get underway on an ancient underground city in central turkey. it was discovered back in 20-13 when workers were demolishing an old housing project. archaeologists came in to take a look -- and found tunnels leading to living spaces, kitchens, wineries, chapels, staircases and many ancient artifacts. the underground city is believed to date back to around 330 a-d - and was used until the ottoman conquest in 14-53. stay with us... wavy news portsmouth. a traffic stop and police chase
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>> schools were locked down in the middle of the afternoon. >> we have been following this breaking news since 4:00. >> what else have you learned? >> we just got new information and police have confirmed they arrested 21-year-old harper after this police pursuit. they said they were looking for harper. they said they had 15 warrants out for his arrest. now he is facing a lot more charges. they started following harper who is driving a suspect vehicle. when police tried to pull him over they say he rammed into an unmarked police car. that pursuit was even taking the suspect through the yard and
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boulevard where police say that he crashed into an innocent bystander driving down the road. both the police officer and the female driver were taken to the hospital. police that harper took off as did another man in the passenger seat. there was a third person in the car and we are now learning that person stayed in the car. he said he was released because he did not run and when i face any charges. they are working on id and the man currently on the run through portsmouth. we will bring you any updates as we get them. >> tonight a major request by police officers in the case charged with murder. >> the have concerns about
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prosecutors are asking the police to come to trial are banned from wearing uniforms. andy fox was the first with this story. >> there are lots of twists and turns in this case. the request of a judge to tell professional law enforcement officers how they can dress in court. >> william chapman ii. receiving fair justice. >> stephanie morales writes that the stifling preference of so many law enforcement officers will have a chilling effect on the jury's ability to deliberate. the chapman family spokesperson earl lewis spoke with her mother. >> i talked with selling this morning face-to-face and she said she was very much concerned about that.

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