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questioning whether the principal should also be on norfolk city council-- or vice versa. this all started months ago-- after complaints were made because an 11 year old didn't get home on time from the school bus. there are many sides to this. and 10 on your side's brandi cummings has one no one has heard yet-- from the superintendent. brandi? tom, nicole- the parent-- who's also a community activist-- says he wants tommy smigiel to resign. not because his child got home late...but because of what happened after that. tonight 10 on your side has learned the norfolk school division is investigating. this story began last the academy for discovery at lakewood. he went to school, but muhammed says he couldn't get answers from anyone including school princial and norfolk city councilmember tommy smigiel. sot - michael muhammad, parent - clip 9 1:05:00 he told me several times to get out of his called but by the time they arrived he'd found out that his son
later that same day, while at an event he spoke to deputy norfolk police chief larry boone. sot - michael muhammad, parent - clip 9 1:05:38 he said i got a call from the chief. chief goldsmith saying that the councilman siad you were in the building and would not leave. 1:05:44 that muhammad says is just one example of why he beleives smigiel's role as councilmember impacts his job as principal. another way-- council votes on the school budget. sot - michael muhammad, parent - clip 9 1:10:21 in that budget its an understnading as to how the money will be spent so if there was to be an increase of salary outline that in their proposed budget and that would be known to him so))) he would in effect be voting on his bosses salary. 1:10:39 i asked superintendent dr. melinda boone about muhammed's complaint during my exclusive 3:21:13 the city also doesnt gain any extra rights as a principal becuase he's a city councilman. 3:21:25 sot - michael muhammad, relationship but i dont beleive thats the acuality. 1:10:12 minutes from a december school board meeting show boone initiated an
allegations... sot - dr. melinda boone, norfolk school superintendent - clip 25 321:26 my expectations is that any and every employee iin this district whether htey have political affiliations or not the idea is what are we doing for this district to improve the educational outcomes ofr all of our children. 3:21:42 sot - michael muhammad, parent - clip 9 1:10:55 i think that he presents a clear conflict of interest i tried several times to contact tommy smigiel for our story, but could not reach him. a spokesman for the norfolk police department told me neither chief goldsmith or assistant chief boone would comment on the situation. im brandi cummings 10 on your side. you can find the full statement from norfolk public schools on our website. we will post any further developments on wavy dot com. 4 days until we go to the polls in virginia. hampton roads is always important to the race for president. for the second time this week-- one of the republican candidates made a stop here. tonight-- senator ted cruz visited regent university. it comes two
paid a visit. and like trump-- cruz had a lot to say. 10 on your side's liz palka was there. liz? nicole - cruz discussed supreme court nominations and what he called strong conservative values. certainly keeping in mind the audience he was speaking to tonight..people with a strong christian faith. as well as voters in an important battleground state. pkg -- senator ted cruz makes a stop at regent university in virginia beach. just days before the critical super tuesday primaries....which includes battleground state virginia. and cruz's homestate of texas. c12 20:49:25 - super tuesday are the most delegates that are awarded on a single day. roughly 600 delegates. it takes 1237 to win the nomination. and texas alone is 155 delegates. it's almost 15% percent of the total needed to be the nominee. republican frontrunner donald trump still leading in virginia in recent polls. cruz discussed what he sees happening with regent founder pat
c12 20:49:57 - i think what the most likely outcome coming out of super tuesday, is donald trump will have a big chunk of delegates. we'll have a big chunk of delegates. and then i think there is theater said they stand by their christian values...and cruz's. c16 21:37:35 - just the things that we believe in and hold true, we see in him also. and he got a big reaction from the audience when he talked about opening an investigation on planned parenthood his first day in office. c15 21:30:18 - i definitely liked what he said about planned parenthood. as a christian myself i do not support abortion at all. he told robertson friday night - he's remained true to his values during a campaign for the republican nomination that has turned ugly at times. c12 20:52:32 - i'm not going to engage in insults. and i'll tell you really what i'm trying to follow, is the biblical priniple, that if you repay unkindness with kindness that it's like keeping coals on top of their heads. so that
-- i did ask one of cruz's strong supporters what he thinks it will take for cruz to be victorious on super tuesday. he said, "good people are going to have to wake up." cruz, saying he thinks it will be a two man race after tuesday. between him and trump. liz palka, 10 on your side. we have at least three other presidential candidates stopping in hampton roads this weekend. marco rubio will hold a rally at the virginia beach convention center on sunday. democrat hillary clinton will be campaigning in the area on monday. and republican doctor ben carson will be at regent on monday. primary day is tuesday in virginia. and-- a surprise endorsement ahead of super tuesday from chris christie. the new jersey governor and former presidential candidate endorsed donald trump ahead of a rally in texas. trump had previously dismissed the importance of endorsements, but said he felt very strongly about christie's backing. the view from chopper 10
today-- we were able to fly drone 10 into the destruction from wednesday tornado in waverly. it's a medium perspective of sorts. the drone was able to fly closer to homes torn apart by the twister that took three lives. the cleanup effort-- which will take months-- is well underway-- and help is coming in from all directions. erin kelly will have more on that shortly. what they really need to get an upper hand on the process is a nice weekend. chief meteorologist don slater joins us with a look at what to expect. don? tonight, expect mainly clear skies and lighter winds, so as a result, 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
don't forget to take the wavy weather app with you to track the weekend temperatures hour by hour. another big fire in norfolk's ocean view neighborhood. in this case-- a woman lost her life. the two-story duplex caught fire around 2 a-m on kingston avenue. we're told a woman and two children jumped from a second story window. firefighters pulled an elderly woman through a window-- but she didn't make it.
her name yet. a couple living on the first story made it out okay with minor burns. 01:06:01 "i yelled to my husband that the house was on fire and we came running to the living room and we opened the door and then shut it back real quick 'cause the flames of course were right at the front door." the woman and child who jumped from the window went to the hospital. we're working to learn how they're doing. criminal charges are dropped against a navy petty officer - accused of stabbing a fellow sailor. petty officer 3rd class wilbur harwell was accused of attacking petty officer 2nd class justin powell with a knife in the barracks at portsmouth medical center in june of 2014. his attorney's tell us a psychologist found him to have a lack of mental responsiblity. there will be a hearing to determine if harwell should be released or should be confined becuase he is a danger. the newport news commonwealth's attorney has ruled: an officer-involved shooting death-- was justified. police say they tried
beaty on july 4th- but he took off. during the chase-- officers said they could see a gun, and it appeared as if he pointed it one of officers. that's when officer randy gibson fired three times-- hitting beaty in the head. those findings were released today-- and beaty's family is not satisfied. 09=35:35 "i don't care what nobody said. what no one said there is no 15=:50:23 "if he shot him in the head, if he shot him in the chest he could have shot him in the heart it doesn't matter once you have the right to use deadly force you have the right to eliminate the threat" 10-million-dollar lawsuit against the city-- and they say they plan to go forward with it. we are following shootings-- the latest-- this afternoon in washington state. five people are dead in what police are describing as a "horrific" apparent murder-suicide. police received calls about four shots being fired at a home southeast of seattle. a man called 9-1-1 saying he shot and
children. they say right when they got there-- the suspect killed himself. a 12-year-old girl was found at the home unharmed meantime-- authorities have identified the three people killed during a shooting at a kansas factory. 30-year-old renee benjamin, 44-year-old brian sadowsky, and 31-year-old josh higbee all died when when cedric ford opened fire. police say he randomly shot at people while driving and when he got to the excel industries plant on thursday evening. the hesston, kansas police chief shot and killed ford inside the plant. at least 14 people were wounded. still ahead-- bad news from the tax man that you don't expect. more problems with a cyber attack-- bigger than once thought. see how many people may now be affected. and right after the break-- as cleanup efforts get underway in waverly-- you'll hear one couple's horrifying story of mother
back now with what will be a very long process in waverly-- so much to clean up after the deadly tornado. our crews have talked to a lot of people who told described what they were thinking, as the storm blew through the small town on wednesday. 10 on your side's erin kelly has more on that-- and the recovery efforts. alechia jadwin - victim c0004 - 3538the house
hit the floor and begin jadwin's home -- was gone. along with it -- most of her stuff. alechia jadwin - victim c0004 - 3021 it's been a definite eyeopening experience. 3027 i mean, that was at the front of the house, and you know, just stuff scattered. the picture was on the wall. 3034 nats wood chopping across the street, volunteer crews have been tackling the damage the tornado did to the landscape. c0037 - sound larry williams - volunteer 4958 we're just helping to clean up today and deliver wood to the people who need wood 5002 nats nailing tarps operation blessing has worked to secure the homes that could be saved. c0080 - raymond mcgregor - operation blessing - 4359 - there are a lot of homes that are salvageable and those are the ones we're trying to focus on, just making sure that we do whatever we can to prevent any further damage and help those residents get back in now -- and grateful for what remains.
victim - 2625 for me to survive this, and just looking at that door, laying right where i was standing, knowing that that would have hit me in the face, it's like a dream almost 2638 erin standup close if you need a place to stay tonight, waverly baptist church is serving as a shelter. if you'd like to help the volunteer efforts, you can go to the fresh pride at 9 am over the next few days. in waverly, erin kelly, 10 on your side. our coverage continues on wavy dot com-- with more pictures from drone 10 and chopper 10-- as well as way you can help the victims of the deadly storm. the cleanup continues in the western part of the state. one person died from a tornado that ripped through appomattox county. state police are making sure that onlookers stay away and there is clear access for emergency crews-- and for residents to salvage belongings. volunteers are also on scene to help out as well. and-- we're hearing from a couple who rode out the tornado in tappahannock.
a closet-- when the storm came through. 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 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. essex county officials report-- at least ten homes were destroyed by the tornado. 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
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 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. 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
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 meantime,
the i-r-s first reported the attack in may 2015 and claimed the attackers hit about 100-thousand accounts. the agency says it will mail affected taxpayers beginning monday about the hack. j-c penney is living up to its name with its newest campaign. the chain says it will start offering some items for just one-cent. "penney days" starts sunday. it will offer customers an arizona-branded item, at buy one-get one for a penny. the promotion will run through the year-- with hopes that it will build up j-c penney's run of bad sales numbers. virginia and north carolina get set for a big acc showdown in charlotsville tomorrow. and old dominion says goodbye to two of their
is next. senior night, always a bitter sweet night for college basketball teams--as players and their families are honored, and the fans say goodbye. i'm bruce rader, as we approach the final days of the college basketball season, senior nights are always special. brian parsons joins us from old dominion with that story. -it's never easy to say goodbye....tomorrow at the ted constant center, senior night when old dominion plays its regular season home finale.... martin shaw, nick biberye, aaron bacote and trey freeman playing in their final home game. it's an emotional day, it's a big day for all of us, especially for those four seniors. aaron bacote from hampton is the 17th
the nit final four "i'm appreciative for everything up to this point, the 5-25 year, it humbled me, broke me down so i could build myself back up." i think you've got to give him an awful lot of credit for being a good leader in his last three years. trey freeman transferred to old dominion from campbell, and in his two seasons with the monarchs he's been one of the top scorers in the nation and a top contender for conference player of the year.....freeman is from virginia beach and he's working on his masters in sports management, and odu holds a special place in his heart. "it allowed me to come home, finish my degree off and be able to play basketball and learn as much as i can from a great coach and staff and take everyrthing i've learned and apply it to life." "he's been phenomanal, for two years he's kind of
program and what he's done on the court but also what he's done off the court. after in birmingham with a trip to the ncaa tournament on the line. all the greats been here, get to march madness and play in the ncaa tournament it's not that momentum to the conference tournament and make some noise. be difficult to say goodbye to those two guys, i'm not just talking about tomorrow night, when they leave we're losing two outstanding antonio, the final home for the sportswrap. charlottesville will be rocking again tomorrow, as 3rd ranked virginia charlottesville will be rocking again tomorrow, as 3rd ranked virginia basketball hosts 7th ranked north carolina in what is expected to be one of the best acc regular season games of the year. the hoos are 13 and oh at home this season--and espn's popular game day show will feature the contest all day--coach is that a distraction? "great that it's here don't have to ignore it and block it out totally but can't be intoxicated with it just treat it for what it is, good thing it's here, playing a great
loses to lake taylor 70 to 59, but both teams qualify for the state tournament. the 3a east region championship goes to norcom 83 to 56 over hopewell.. girls 4a east region championship. wilson loses to monacan 73 to 61. and in the girls 3a east region title game. norcom over petersburg 69 to 55. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests --