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tv   WBTV News 3 at Noon  CBS  February 17, 2016 12:00pm-12:30pm EST

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streets in watauga county. these from the temperatures warming up, officials say secondary roads are covered in snow. those streets are the reason they closed or delayed schools today. we have a look at the afternoon forecast. >> the snow has come to an end even in the mountains. we have a warring trend toward the weekend. here's a live look from resort, banner elk, north carolina, they saw 2 to 4 inches of new snow last night. the snow has cleared. we have sunny skies to partly cloudy in charlotte. the dawn, 35, winds are calm. power doppler radar, we will take a check of that in just a second. still cold in the mountains with the fresh snow, mid 30's. 52 gastonia, albemarle. 50 in monroe. you can see the north carolina
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clear skies charlotte, and then toward the carolina coast. as we head into the afternoon being mid 50's, average for this time of the year. clear skies tonight, 49 at 7:00, 47 9:00. i think you are going to like the seven-day forecast, especially if you have been waiting for sunshine and warmer temperatures. we will look at that coming up. >> thank you. the charlotte-mecklenburg police department is partnering with auto thefts. they want you to take your keys out of the ignition when you get out of your vehicle. we have mor program. >> i am here outside the quick trip on wilkinson. police have been handing out coupons for a free coffee or soda for anybody who shows them the keys, which means that consider car is not being stolen. there are three other quick
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the same thing. they are doing it because they have seen a spike in car thefts, from november to a few days ago in february, 85 vehicles with keys in the ignition, up 67% last year. >> they are stolen usually by juveniles, skipping school, or breaking into houses. it is one of the things, if we can lower that number, it helps many other areas. >> reporter: officers are hoping you think twice before you leave your keys in the ignition. it only takes a few seconds for somebody to get in your car and take it away. >> anchor: police are searching for the person they say shot a man in northwest charlotte, early this morning, on mcdonald street not far from the high
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the victim was shot three times in the leg. he was taken to the hospital in serious condition. it is not clear what led to the shooting. investigators are looking into the blaze that killed several oakdale. officials say two horses, a lab, fire. no other injuries were report. the driver of a tractor-trailer is recovering after the vehicle overturned this morning iredell county. the incident happened i-77 northbound at mile marker 65 near highway 901. officials say the truck was carrying logs. part of the area was closed for a time, but it has reopened. no word on the cause or the condition of the driver. two local high school basketball teams have been banned for playing post season this year, north carolina hastthetic association says the two high schools are not allowed to compete in the playoffs after a
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friday. people at the game say it players. some fans ran out on the court and got involved. the schools have been fined $1,000. republican presidential candidates are focusing on south carolina today three days ahead of the state primary. donald trump is far ahead in the polls with the other candidates looking to come in second. more in campaign 2016. >> donald trump after questions before 500 invited guests, message. >> doesn't matter who you are voting for. way. you can vote for me. >> reporter: the latest poll, shows donald trump ahead 2-1. marco rubio called for the party to unite behind one candidate. >> we are still waiting with lose. it has to end at some point.
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>> reporter: jeb bush, trying to win over south carolina voters. the former florida governor told voter to ask themselves a question. >> who has the leadership skills that have been tested to make sure you know that person has the steady hand to be able to deal with the challenges going forward? >> ted cruz, marco rubio, been carson face off in a town hall tonight, with three candidates doing the same tomorrow. >> anchor: hillary clinton and bernie sanders are tied in the national poll ahead of the next contest in nevada and south carolina. a new poll has democratic caucus goers in nevada split almost evenly between the two candidates. 48% say they support clinton, 47% for sanders. they compete next in nevada
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south carolina primary february 27. the charlotte knights are making a big announcement today regarding all star games and festivities, a press conference is underway now actually in the luxury lounge. the triple a all star game will be nationally televised on the mlb network, july 13. it will bring the best players from triple a baseball to the charlotte area. we are at today's press conference, and we'll keep you posted. coming up next, recaptured drug lord elchaup is speaking out about what he calls rough prison treatment. plus, more people are staying in the work force longer.
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being forced into retirement.
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increasing number of americans expect to work well past the traditional retirement age of 65. the latest finds many are not able to. health is a major factor, but economists say others include layoffs, business closings and family issues. ups is planning to expand task force services at all 4500 stores across the country. it will allow customers to schedule appointments for passport photos. they reported increase in sales last month over january 2015, in response to expected surge in demand as nearly 50 million american passports expire the next three years. an important programming note, hint, hint, college basketball fans. tonight at 9:00, we are airing
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if you are a survivor fan, there are changes. part one from 8:00 until 9:00 on wbtv. the final 30 minutes will air on bounce tv. you can watch the 90 minute premiere on bounce from 8:00 to 9:30, and part 2 will also air at 1:37 thursday morning followed by the big bang theory and code black. >> former nba star michael jordan is celebrating his 63rd birthday today. the charlotte hornets owner posted this saying please help us wish a happy birthday to the legend. espn tweeted, for the first time he can watch the duke usc game on his birthday. maybe he will be watching wbtv
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looking live outside on our hd tower cam, a gorgeous state, lots of blue skies, and warm-up in store. seven-day forecast seven-day forecast. pope francis is finishing up his five day trip to mexico. details on his agenda for today,
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tonight. pope francis wrapping up a trip to mexico today with some of his most anticipated events, we have been watching live pictures of the pope, who just landed. greeted by hundreds of people in bleachers, you can see in the become, -- background, the cheering crowds witnessing the pope on the tarmac. wow, this is pretty amazing, you see all these people cheering on the pope. today he is planning to visit a prison where days ago a riot killed 49 inmates. this afternoon, 30,000 are expected to gather in el paso to watch pope francis hold a large outdoor mass across the border in mexico, right on the border of mexico and texas. that will wrap up the five day trip to mexico where he focused heavily on injustices facing
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digital privacy and national security, apple says it will fight a federal order to help the f.b.i. with an encrypted iphone that belonged to a shooter. apple said it would put millions of iphones at risk. the employer is configured to erase data after 10 unsuccessful tammies to unlock it. the duchess of cambridge is trying to shatter the stigma attached to mental health issues. kate middle touch says he and prince william would not hesitate to get help if they thought their children needed it. >> she is known around the world one of the rare figures, people of a with her. she has a very strong voice and using it in a really unique way. >> anchor: the post is part of
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matter which raises awareness of mental health in children. mexico drug lord el chapo complaining life behind bars is too rough. his attorneys are speaking out. guards wake up him up every two hours. he, quote, feels like a zombie. he was recaptured last month after escaping from prison. officials say they will expedite him to the united states. new video of a japanese rocket launching from a space center in southern japan. the satellite is equipped with four telescopes, that can detect wave lengths, of rays allowing researchers to study phenomenon, including galaxy clusters and formation of enhution of black holes. >> anchor: cool. >> anchor: pretty nice to see the sun high in the sky. >> anchor: we started this morning with patchy fog, the
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even snow in the high country. now we are going to clear out. it will warm up nicely as we roll into the weekend. take a live look from our hd tower cam provided by scott clark, partly cloudy skies now, we are starting to warm up in the lower 50's here in the charlotte area. 52 now, humidity, 53. winds are calm, the visibility 10 miles. the neighborhoods, upper 40's and low 50's, 55 mountain island lake, it is 49 in heritage, 53 at the arboretum and ballantine. upper 40's, mid 30's. part of that-wise you have fresh snow on the ground, so that refrequents a lot of the heat of the sun rays, chilly in the mountains in the mid 30's. a few clouds here, and to the east. those clouds banking up against the crest of the appalachian, thicker in the mountains this afternoon.
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temperatures, again, locked in, so we are in the 50's here, 30 in the mountains, 32 chicago, 25 toward minneapolis. that ridge will build the next couple days, and we will see temperatures warm up, 6:00 p.m. tonight, again, it is that northwest up-slope flow boone and blowing rock, could give you a scattered shower. i don't think we will see much in terms of accumulating snow. then we clear out nicely overnight, from thursday into friday, high pressure builds in. we get a nice southerly flow and a big time warm-up in the weekend. look at the next three days. chilly tomorrow, 43 boone, 46 friday, 54 saturday, 61 in asheville. charlotte, mostly sunny the next three days, from 58 friday into the mid 60's, even upper 60's coming up sunday. beautiful day at the beach, salisbury, 62 friday, 71 saturday, 67 coming up saturday afternoon. and here's your seven-day forecast. again, not too terribly warm the next couple days.
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weekend saturday and sunday. so overnight lows are in the low 30's. 54 tomorrow afternoon. mostly sunny skies, 58 friday. 65 saturday. we will see an increasing cloud cover coming up on sunday. mostly cloudy by sunday night. then monday into tuesday, rain chances persist, from monday evening into tuesday, and highs are cooler again in the upper 40's. looking at the longer range computer models we could be talking about another significant round of wet weather coming up tuesday, wednesday, and even into thursday, certainly something to keep an eye on the next couple days. right now, we will concentrate on sunshine and warm in the weekend saturday and sunday. >> anchor: thank you. i am here with the humane society of charlotte. marvin, such a sweet boy. >> he really is. he is an eight-year-old lab. retriever mix. he is the sweetest, loveable dog.
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eyes off, he sat there, getting more comfortable. >> nervous. >> anchor: the cameras have a tendency to do that. beautiful coat. >> he is. he might need grooming, it is nice and thick. he is a great loveable family dog. he is looking for someone, great with kids, he is looking for that person who wants to lie on the couch with him. he loves watching tv, and just being a love bug. he is a great wonderful dog. >> look at him. he just wants to chill. looking for a companion, here you go. marvin would be perfect. he doesn't look high maintenance as far as energy or anything. >> no. he is potty trained. you don't have to jog him. he wants to lie around, and have a good time. >> anchor: he is the perfect man. >> great on valentine's day.
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adopting him. >> come to the humane society, open 7 days a week. >> they have areas where you can interact with the pet you might be interested in adopting. you have plenty of dogs. >> looking for that wonderful home. come on down. interact with them. find that perfect somebody. >>. >> anchor:. thank you. we'll be right back. >> parents, have you finished your hotel assessment? last month, charlotte-mecklenburg schools
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on how students should be assigned to the schools they attend. cms increased diversity of its classes through the district. they hope to provide children with broader exposure, first, they want to hear from the community about how they can achieve those goals. for example, how far is too far to ride a bus to the school of your choice, what is more important, class size or curriculum options? these are important questions, and we think parent input is a great idea. this won't work if we don't all speak out and share our ppction with the school system. if there's low participation, or not enough representation from all the families who make up cms how can things change for the better? the deadline is february 22. we encourage you to complete the survey today. visit the website for a link to the survey. or call your child's school to get a paper copy.
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student assessment conversation. >> anchor: sunshine and warming up. 54 in the afternoon. look at the weekend temperatures sunny, warm, 65 saturday. more clouds, still in the upper 60's coming up sunday. looking down the road, we have rain back in the forecast tuesday, and likely into the middle of the next week. >> anchor: thank you. thanks for watching. we will see you at 4:00.
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24/7 and our social media platforms, and don't forget marvin up for adoption at the humane society of charlotte. such a sweet, sweet eight-year-old boy. check it out.
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me. that's why she broke out of fairview the night of the fire. she wanted to warn me. and when i asked her what it was that she wanted to tell me, if it had something to do with why she killed dr. anderson -- >> paul: d-dylan, look, i appreciate you looking for some reasonable explanation for what happened. but patty's beyond reason. she's beyond logic. she doesn't even remember being in dr. anderson's office. >> dylan: okay. all right. but if patty had a reason to be worried or frightened -- >> paul: she's always frightened. listen, her mind, her brain, has been attacking her for years, torturing her, turning her in to this person who does these horrible things. >> dylan: [ sighs ] >> paul: i have been where you are, trying to make sense of it, and, trust me, it cannot be done.
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[ door opens ] >> dylan: ah. look who it is. >> paul: hi, you guys. >> sharon: hi. >> faith: hi! >> paul: now go spend time with your family. that's all that matters anyway, in the long run. >> dylan: hey. >> sharon: ah. >> dylan: what's going on? >> sharon: goodness. >> dylan: ohh. >> sharon: ohh. >> dylan: what's h hpening here? >> faith: well... >> dylan: being a handful? >> faith: yeah. he spit up on mommy twice already. >> dylan: he did? well, little man -- look at him. little man, i got a closet full of shirts. bring it on. >> sharon: paul. >> paul: hey, sharon. >> sharon: how are you doing? >> paul: i'm doing better now, seeing you, dylan, and the kids. >> sharon: i'm really sorry about what you and patty are dealing with. you know, she tried to help me when i was at fairview, and i just wish i'd realized it sooner. >> paul: that's okay. i wish for a lot of things, too. but you know what? knowing that dylan has you -- and i mean all of you -- to go


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