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thanks to virtual wallet by pnc. straight ahead on wavy news 10 at 6: a big house fire - keeps firefighters busy this afternoon. 10 on your side's matt gregory will have the latest details in a live report. plus, a suspicious
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a road. and - a rare compromise - state lawmakers and the governor come to an agreement on gun laws. we start wavy news 10 at 6 with developing news from newport news. firefighters continue to keep an eye on a house that caught fire this afternoon. the calls came in to 9-1-1 from corinthia drive just before 1:45 this afternoon. thanks for joining us - i'm deanna leblanc. we know two people were home at the time of the fire. 10 on your side's matt gregory is at the scene - to let us know how bad the fire was and what it means for the family who lives there. matt? deanna, one of the newport news battalion chiefs tells me the house behind me is condemned. it could have been worse, but everyone inside the home made it out safely. sometime after 1:30 is when the fire department says this fire started, it looks like initally
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garage. a spokesman forthe fire department says one of the people living in the home heard explosions in the garage, the flames spread up to the 2nd floor fast through the main wall. both the older man and woman inside quickly got the fire under control. william shelton / nnfd c0017 1:17:53 "alot of it has to do with how the structures are built adjoining walls spaces between the studs fortunately it wasnt overly cold or hot today. it really wasnt a whole lot of effort to get it under control. just alot of overhaul." 1:18:08 battlaion chief shelton tells me they did give the homeowners one of these. anytime a fire of this magintude destroys a home, they give them a pamphelt on what to do on just about everything, how to deal with insurance, how to salvage what can be saved. everything to get back on their feet after someting devastating happens. in newport news mat gregory 10 on your side. new information about a shooting we first brought to you as breaking news on
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a 39-year-old hampton man is in the hospital after this morning. we've learned the shooting happened just before 2 this morning at ponderosa on jefferson avenue in newport news. police say the victim was talking to his friends happened. officers are looking to see if the shooting is random. police continue to investigate a second shooting in newport news. this one happened on 25th street just before 12:30 this afternoon. we've learned a 19-year-old man is recovering after being shot twice in his right leg. he went to the hospital - but is expected to live. if you have information about either of the shootings - call the crime line. a suspicious package shuts down part of north military highway at ring road this afternoon. around 12:30 norfolk police, firefighters and the bomb squad shut down the road as they tried to figure out what the device is. you can see it's this big black box - officers say may have fallen out of a vehicle. police sent out an update just after 4 saying the area is safe - and they re-opened north military highway.
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sunny day - that's a bit deceiving - because it was a chilly day. here's a live look from towercam 10 over downtown norfolk. meteorologist ashley baylor is in the super doppler weather center to let us know if those temperatures will warm up for the second half of your weekend. tonight: clear skies. lows: mid-30s. winds: light sw. sunday: bright, blue skies. much warmer! highs: mid-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. monday: mostly sunny. warm breeze! highs: mid- 60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. it's been a bright, upper-40s. this evening, expect clear skies with the mercury dropping back to 40 by 9 pm. overnight, expect clear skies with ridge of high pressure, sunday will be nothing short of gorgeous! we'll be tracking bright, blue skies tomorrow with highs in the mid-60s! it will be a little breezy at times with winds out of the highs will actually stay in the 60s through tuesday. by wednesday, a cold front will swing through the region, so that will give us our next chance friday. i don't even want to say write it.. an area of low pressure sleet, and possibly freezing rain. just note - this is still
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we're covering decision 20-16 - just three days before super tuesday... as the hours tick down - virginia politicians are throwing their support behind presidential candidates. that includes congressman bobby scott who's backing hillary clinton. he was in hampton with british singer and songwriter - estelle. 10 on your side's joe fisher was also there - he gives us the details of the event... deanna - representative bobby scott says she is the person for the job. he says he's known her for many years --- even worked closely with her in washington. his message to voters today -- experience matters ... and he says she has it ((c232 44:35)) "march first is the day come out and vote at your regular polling place." on tuesday, virginia voters will finally weigh in on what has become a polarizing
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house, says clinton is the the most qualified person to run for president in recent history. ((c239 53:10)) "if you look back at the lady of the united states, then as u.s. senator and secretary of state. she has the experience and the background." representative scott says he served on a commission in the united states senate with clinton. he says his endorsement is about what he feels is defense and the environment. ((c239 50:30)) "the republicans tend to deny science and climate science. you need people to at least appreciate it the y.h. community center in hampton -- with different issues on their mind. sarah faber is a nurse volunteering for the clinton campaign. ((c232 43:46)) "i see a lot of effort on the part of republicans in government can see all over the country dedicated efforts that are being made to roll back those rights." clinton leads democrats with 52 percent support poll released earlier this month by christopher newport university. the person who wins the nomination will be up against one of five support, according to the poll,
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behind. meantime, tonight, supporters of bernie sanders, her opponent, will hold a rally at 7:00 at charlie's american cafe on granby street in norfolk. we will be there and we'll have coverage tonight on wavy news 10 at 11. live in hampton, i'm joe fisher, 10 on your side. in addition to democratic candidates - republican presidential hopefuls have been making stops in our area. senator ted cruz made a stop in virginia beach yesterday evening. he spoke at regent university as part of its presidential candidate forum. cruz encouraged christian and conservative voters to head to the polls on tuesday.
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presidential candidates will stop in hampton roads in the next few days. 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. you can count on 10 on your side for complete coverage throughout super tuesday and as results come in throguhout the night. look for updates on air -- online -- and on our mobile app. still ahead - gun regulation - we'll tell what a new virginia law means for gun
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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)
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governor mcauliffe also signed a gun compromise bill into law. the legislation is a result of a compromise between repulicans and democrats in the state house. the new law will allow more out-of- state permit holders to legally carry guns in the commonwealth. it also changes voluntary background checks at gun shows. the governor calls it a "new era" in virginia, that'll make people safer. still ahead - twister tally - we'll tell you the number of tornadoes to hit the
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in the u.s. - there have been more than 100 cases of the zika virus reported. that's why governor terry mcauliffe is creating a statewide task force to fight the virus. the group will work with local officials on mosquito surveillance and control programs - prior to the beginning of mosquito season. virginia has three reported cases of the virus - while north carolina doesn't have any. florida has the highest number of cases reported at 28. we have a 10 time saver traffic alert to tell you about this evening. interstate 264 is moving a little more smoothly at this hour. three separate accidents between independence and lynnhaven blocked the interstate in virginia beach this afternoon. eyewitnesses say a flipped over 18- wheeler caused a big part of the backup. the road re-opened within the last 30 minutes. vdot says the shoulder is boulevard. veterans waiting for access to health care from the hampton v-a got an opportunity for help the hampton location joined v-a hopspitals accross the country hoping to cut back on hours this morning.
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waiting to see specialists were able to make saturday appointments today between 9 and 1. the director says the v-a also made administrative staff available today for anyone with questions about enrollment. we continue to get new information about the severe weather to move across the commonwealth earlier this week. the national weather service says seven tornadoes hit virginia. chopper 10 - was able to show you the destruction left behind from the storms. a total of four people died across the state - when the storm caused the tornadoes. an ef-1 tornado killed three people in waverly - while another tornado killed a person in appomattox. tonight: clear skies. lows: mid-30s. winds: light sw. sunday: bright, blue skies. much warmer! highs: mid-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. monday: mostly sunny. warm breeze! highs: mid- 60s. winds: sw 10-15 out in the mid to upper-40s. this evening, expect clear skies with the mercury dropping back to
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morning. thanks to a ridge of high pressure, skies tomorrow with highs in the mid-60s! it will be a little breezy at times warm and breezy day. highs will actually stay in the 60s through tuesday. by wednesday, a cold front will swing through the region, so that will give us our next chance even want to say write it.. an area of low pressure will move in from the south and bring us a chance of a wintry mix..yes, rain, snow, we'll likely tailor this forecast between now and then, but it's something worth watching
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big day in college basketball. christopher newport in action....william and mary's regular season finale. and a report from charlottesville as uva gets ready its top ten match up against
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i'm brian parsons. the march to madness is on. college basketball heating up all over the country. we begin with william and mary. regular season finale for the tribe, on the road against james madison. william and mary trying for its third straight 20 win season, the tribe stuck on 19. first half, tribe wearing gold and off to a hot start. david cohn, the transfer from colorado state, the three pointer. then nice ball movement. sean sheldon, the senior, bounce pass to omar prewitt, who throws it up and lays it in. tribe though, down 6 at the half. second half. william and mary down 2, tribe force the turnover. david cohn, long pass to daniel dixon, ball batted away, gets it
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up at 40. jmu just doing enough to stay out front. shot clock winding down...ron curry with the baseline jumper....william and mary not giving up though. under a minute to go, jmu up 4. scramble for the ball, it ends up with prewitt, he dashes to the hoop, basket and the foul. 17 points for omar prewitt. jmu though wins it 71 to 65. william and mary goes 2 and 4 in its last 6 games. they'll get another shot at jmu in the caa tournament in baltimore, the tribe will play the dukes in the quarterfinals. division 3. capital athletic conference championship. 5th ranked christopher newport hosting number 23 salisbury. cnu actually trailed by 4 at the break. second half, back come the captains. marcus carter from willamsburg, 2 of his 15 points. then it's going to be tim daly under the basket, nice move by the sophmore. 15 points 10 rebounds for daly. salisbury not going away. the sea gulls taking it
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the game eventually went to over time. cnu's aaron mcfarland won it at the free throw line. christopher newport win the capital conference championship 68 to 67 in overtime. cnu improves to 26 and 1 and should host in the first round of the ncaa's. the game of the night in college basketball is about take place right here in the commonwealt. a top ten showdown. north carolina against virginia. nathan epstein joins us from charlottesville for the pre game hype. brian, the last time the sportswrap covered a uva basketball game, it was tar heel sof north carolina. a top 10 showdown tonight and for the big game, espn once again decides to bring in the big guns. by far the best crowd that we've had again this year. they went back to back acc titles right? now they've won back to back gamedauy crowd of the year titles. that was off the charts. it's an insane experienc.e we're the best school in the country for gameday and hype. for the second gameday inside the john paul jones arena-- u-v-a is ranked 3rd in the country----right in the race for a third straight acc regular season
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terms of the opportunity to get to the final four because i think they're carolina tar heels---the time in 15 years these two my first time crowd-surfing. i was a virgin at crowd surfing the only guy i've seen on matched vitale's form, but he's getting there. he's a rookie in crowd-surgin, the sweet 16 under tony bennett yet---but with with their mentaltiy, that can beat north they're a team that can 10:45 on the sportswrap. i'm nathan epstein in charlottesville. back to
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high school hoops. norcom from portsmouth won the 3a east region title last night 83 to 56 over hopewell. travis fields hits the pull up jumper. then it's travis ingram. how many times have we seen this young man do that. norcom wins its region. next up for the greyhounds, the state tournament. coach leon goolsby's squad going for its third
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