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matt gregory spent the day in waverly -- and has more on that part of the section of waverly, the heart of the destruction. people are coming back today trying to piece their lives back together, but one man i spoke to says hes had a hard time finding where to even begin." 4:27:52 tim williams / lost everything c0058 4:04:45 "the debris and stuff were hitting it so hard, it was lifting the car up on one side we were just laying on the floor praying." 4:04:52 2 days later tim williams says he thanks god he spent most of his time in. tim williams / lost everything c0058 4:09:24 "i thank the lord my friend came in and asked me to test tornado. hunkered down in this nissan altima. friday still in shock, williams tries to figure out what he can salvage. tim williams / lost everything c0058 4:07:48 " i called the va and explained it to them what was going on. explained that im a they dont have no place down here for me." 4:08:00 a lonely feeling for the 8 year
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the army. until this man damian bennett / wanted to help c0086 4:18:07 "no walked into williams yard. damian bennett / wanted to help c0086 4:17:27 "i got a call this morning from a friend of mine he had trouble getting connected." 4:17:34 together they surveryed the damage. while bennett formulated a plan to help. damian bennett / wanted to help c0086 4:18:41 "iv got some contacts at the local churches. ill talk to them i know that they've got emergency housing for certain programs. im wondering if they can stretch the rules a little bit." 4:18:54 total strangers, but today more like neighbors. pulling together when everything has has come apart. c0101 4:28:00 "this evening red cross said they hope to in waverly matt gregory 10 on your side." 4:28:09 and -- we just got word that a shelter has been opened at waverly baptist church on main street. if you want to help -- there are several ways you can do that. you can make a donation to the red cross disaster relief by visiting red cross dot org. or you can call 800 - red
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ten dollar donation by texting the word red cross to 9-0-9-9-9. we put all of the information on our website -- wavy dot com. another area hard hit by wednesday's storms -- essex county. dozens of people were injured when a powerful e-f three tornado roared through tappahannock that night. donna and paul richardson were huddled together in a closet when the torando came crashing down on their home. donna says if it weren't for her husband's quick thinking -- she wouldn't be alive today. donna richardson tappahannock resident 00-13 my husband heard the noise and he said get in the closet so we went in the closet anyone in there and i said what's that he said that is the roof coming off the upstairs tied to 21-31 next we started hearing nails popping and then the whole bottom of the downstairs disappeared underneath us and my husband jumped on top of me donna suffered a broken leg and a broken hip -- but says it would have been much worse if her husband
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essex county officials report at least ten homes were destroyed by the tornado. another fifty were damaged. it's been kind of a crazy week in the weather department. are we going to settle in for some nice weather this weekend? chief meteorologist don slater is in the super doppler 10 weather center with our first forecast. tonight: mainly clear. cold. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. still cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light n to w. warmer! highs: low-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. we have been enjoying a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, however, a temperatures in the upper-40s to low-50s. tonight, expect mainly clear skies and lighter winds, so as a result,
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into the upper-20s. a chilly start will give way to a chilly afternoon on saturday. even though we'll have plenty of sunshine, highs will be stuck in the mid to upper- 40s. sunday will be in the pick of the weekend - mostly sunny with temperatures back in the low-60s! we will hold off on any shower chances until late next wednesday. wouldn't severe weather right now, turning to politics now -- texas senator ted cruz -- making a campaign stop in hampton roads. ten on your side's liz palka is live in virginia beach where the presidential candidate is set to speak in just about an hour and a half from now. anita and stephanie - it will be interesting to hear what if anything cruz has to say about
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well as, what he plans to do to take the battleground state of virginia on super tuesday. rq to vo: a few people have posters as well. cruz will speak tonight as part of the presidential candidate forum with the regent ceo pat robertson. nearly every republican candidate has been to the university. republican front runner donald trump was here on wednesday. he is also leading in the polls here in the commonwealth. and dr. ben carson will be here on monday. how this forum is set up is, cruz will make remarks to the group. then he'll have an interview with pat robertson. then he'll hold a q&a with the audience. i understand the theater holds 700 people, and it will be a mix of students, friends of regent, and community members. tag- adlibbing what's happening now.
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tickets available. polls do have front runner donald trump taking the commonwealth on tuesday. the next candidate to speak at regent will be ben carson. carson will be at the university on monday at 2 p-m. according to the university website -- the event is already sold-out. but you can still register to watch -- for free -- from the regent university chapel. you can find more information about that -- on wavy dot com. two other candidates have campaign stops planned in hampton roads. marco rubio will be holding a rally at the virginia beach convention center on sunday. doors open at six. you do need to register in advance. that information is on our website. hillary clinton will also be campaigning in hampton roads. she'll be here on monday.
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not been released by her campaign. we'll let you know when we have more information. of course this all comes ahead of super tuesday -- when virginia and a dozen other states head to the polls. you can count on wavy tv for complete coverage throughout the day and as results come in tuesday night. look for updates on air -- online -- and on our mobile app. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - a gunman opens fire on his coworkers in kansas. what police think may have set him off -- and who's being called a hero for stopping him. but first -- technology -- taking on the federal government. how far is apple prepared to go in its
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hundreds gathered at the national 9-11 memorial
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marking the 23rd anniversary of the bombing of the world trade center back in 19-93. 57-1:09 "today the world comes to the world trade center to remember what and who we lost, but also to remember what we found...courage...strengt h ...faith." a truck bomb exploded below the world trade center's north tower killing six people and leaving a giant crater in the basement of the twin towers. more than one thousand people were injured in the attack. it was one of the worst terrorist attacks in u-s history -- until the twin towers were attacked again -- on september eleventh 20-01 -- when nearly three thousand were killed. a battle between apple -- and the federal government -- is heating up. the tech giant filed its formal legal argument over demands it unlock a cell phone belonging to one of the san bernardino shooters. the f-b-i is looking for information on syed farook's phone that may help clarify the motive behind the december shooting -- and
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anyone else was involved. apple's attorney says the company understands the "goal" -- but says the end does not justify the means. (ted olson/ apple's attorney) "we have to do everything possible to defeat terrorism, to defeat and capture and punish people like osama bin laden and so forth, but we can't do it by breaking our constitution, olson did not say say how far apple plans to go in its court battle -- but said that this is the kind of precedent-setting case that could go to the u-s supreme court. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - the latest on a deadly shooting in kansas. how many lives were saved because of an officers quick thinking. then a little later --- a first for doctors in america. a procedure pioneered overseas. will it bare fruit in the united
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omg total shock just tyring to get out of there you know and get help there was a guy down and he needed help we're following another big story out of kansas -- we are learning more about the person police say opened fire on his co-workers -- killing four and hurting more than a dozen others. authorities say cedric ford had been served with a protection from abuse order -- just a short time before the shootings started. investigators believe that is what likely set him off. ford shot two people while driving from newton kansas -- to the excel industries plant in hesston -- about ten miles away. he shot someone in the parking lot -- before going inside -- where he opened fire -- shooting another 14 people. killing three of them. it was hesston's own police chief who finally brought ford down. he's being hailed a hero -- for possibly saving hundreds of lives. (sheriff t. walton/harvey
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hundred more people in that building while this was going on. this man was not going to stop shooting. the only reason that he stopped shooting is because that officer stopped the shooter." of the fourteen people shot -- 12 were hospitalized. at least five are reported to be in critical condition. hesston is a small community of about 37-hundred people -- about 35 miles north
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tonight: mainly clear. cold. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. still cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light n to w. sunday: sunny skies. much warmer! highs: low-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. we have been enjoying a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, however, a northwest breeze kept temperatures in the upper-40s to low-50s. tonight, expect mainly clear skies and lighter winds, so as a result, temperatures will dip into the upper-20s. a chilly start will give way to a chilly afternoon
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we'll have plenty of sunshine, highs will be stuck in the mid to upper- 40s. sunday will be in the pick of the weekend - mostly sunny with temperatures back in the low-60s! we will hold off on any shower chances until late next wednesday. wouldn't ya know - we could possibly see more storms next wednesday - i'm not saying we will see any severe weather right now, but we'll keep you updated! in the meantime, enjoy the weekend! tonight: mainly clear. cold. lows: upper-20s.
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saturday: mostly sunny. still cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light n to w. sunday: sunny skies. much warmer! highs: low-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. we have been enjoying a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, however, a northwest breeze kept temperatures in the upper-40s to low-50s. tonight, expect mainly clear skies and lighter winds, so as a result, temperatures will dip into the upper-20s. a chilly start will give way to a chilly afternoon on saturday. even though we'll have plenty of sunshine, highs will be stuck in the mid to upper- 40s. sunday will be in the pick of the weekend - mostly sunny with temperatures back in the low-60s! we will hold off on any shower chances until late next wednesday. wouldn't ya know - we could possibly see more storms next wednesday - i'm not saying we will see any severe weather right now, but we'll keep you updated! in the
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breaking news -- virginia has delayed its next scheduled execution. the fourth circuit court of appeals just ruled on ricky gray's case. gray was sentenced to death for his role in a 2006 quadruple murder in richmond. the execution was scheduled for march 16th, but it's on hold until the supreme court decides whether to get involved. the decision is partially because virginia doesn't have the drugs needed for a lethal injection. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - it could end up being a modern medical miracle. giving women who want children -- hope -- where they didn't have any. and i'm tom schaad. next on wavy news 10 at 6-- hear a local family's anger -- after prosecutors decided not to charge police for their loved ones death. neighbors tell us they escaped a deadly fire -- barely. 12 ssnorf kingston fire.transfer 0:13 "the
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don't wish that on "the siding was melting -- i don't wish that on nobody" see what the flames left behind. these stories begin at
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ten on your side with details about a first of its kind medical procedure -- doctors performed america's first uterus transplant. the cleveland clinic announced back in
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perform the procedure on ten women. the first happened earlier this week. a 26 year old woman with infertility problems. the transplanted uterus came from a deceased organ donor. the surgery is part of a study where doctors will guide the women through pregnancy to birth. once they give birth -- the uterus will be removed. all of the participants are unable to conceive because they don't have a uterus or because theirs is conditions that could be brought on by lack of sleep. and according to the centers for disease control -- one in three americans are not getting enough sleep. in a society that lives by the motto: work hard, play hard -- doctors say technology may be to blame for our sleepless nights. 24-33 (sot: nikki mills, caffeine, people live busier lives. usually in a family the mother and father both work" experts say getting enough sleep must be a priority. and if you have trouble sleeping -- or if you often feel sleepy during
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- you should talk to your doctor. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - he's been a teacher -- and a preacher. now -- pope francis can add children's author to his long list
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(phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already. pope francis met a group of children at the vatican today who had helped the
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the book -- called "dear pope francis" was the brainchild of a priest -- and editor -- who was the first person to interview pope francis after he became pope in 20-13. he brought the pope the dozens of drawings and questions by children from around the world. francis dictated his responses -- and that became the book. stay with us... wavy news >> now, from station on your side, this is wavy news 10. >> anger and resentment towards newport news police. >> they are looking to kill you, for anything! >> as prosecutors share their findings of an officer-involved shooting. >> first, breaking news. prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against a navy petty officer costume of stabbing a -- accused of stabbing a fellow sailor. >> his attorneys say his psychologist found him to have a lack of mental responsibility. harwell was accused of attacking justin powell with a knife, in the barracks at portsmouth naval
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he was expected to recover. >> defense attorneys tell us there will be a hearing to determine if harwell should be released or should be confined because he is a danger. >> after months of investigating, prosecutors say they will not charge newport news police officers for shooting and killing a man last year. >> the commonwealth attorney just announced that decision. three officers confronted kawanza beaty on the 18th street near stewart gardens. they say he had a gun, and as they chased him, he pointed that gun at an officer. that's when randy gibson shot and killed him. >> jason marks was there, as prosecutors broke the news to beaty's family. jason, how did they react? >> the family was really hoping were wrong. but the commonwealth attorney says just follow the facts. >> this hurts. for my family. reporter: kawanza beaty's family say they vow to fight for his justice. they believe he was shot and killed by newport news police for no reason. >> it hurts.
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it's only been seven months. it's just like we're reliving this whole thing, all over again. reporter: beaty was shot by officer randy gibson after he pointed a sawed-off shotgun at police. the commonwealth attorney ruled the shooting was justified. >> i hope somebody do the same thing they done to my son! and i will be a witness to that! reporter: for the family, there was anger, yet sadness. they believe in this case beaty was wronged of his life. but the common wealth attorney says evidence painted a different story. >> the officers perceived a threat. reporter: gibson shot beaty in the head. this is the second time the officer has been cleared in a shooting. the first one happened in 2012 and left a man paralyzed. we ask if that's concerning. >> you may find yourself involved in five shootings. if each one of those shootings, you find yourself in a situation where you had to do what you had to do, then that's justified. i don't find it troubling at all. reporter: since the scene last july, gibson hasn't been on the streets.

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