tv News 13 Early Edition 5am ABC February 16, 2016 5:00am-5:30am EST
3 a list of school closures and delays is running at the bottom of your screen. for a complete list head to wlos dot com. we have live team coverage of what you can expect as you head out the door this morning. jaclyn deaugustino has the latest in your on-time traffic report. news 13's lauren brigman is in henderson county. but first let's get your current weather conditions.. ingrid? good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7-day forecast for bothth the mountains and upstate. 3
3 thousands of people are waking up without power this morning... because of the ice storm. crews are working to get the lights back on for more than one-thousand people in henderson county. news 13's lauren brigman continues our live team coverage from there. lauren...duke energy power outages:mcdowell: more than 2500henderson: more than 1300 buncombe: more than 560 3 3 3
exit 54. avoid the area if you can. *there are several downed trees reported across henderson and rutherford counties this morning. d-o-t is clearing these out of the roadways now. be careful if you are heading out in either area. *also happening on the roads... a water main break is causing problems on mcdowell street. the road is closed in both directions near choctaw street. i'm jaclyn deaugustino 3 3 3 other parts of the state are also getting hit with problems on the roads because of winter weather. there were a lot of wrecks south of hickory. firefighters went to work to help one driver after a spin out on icy overpasses. catawba county also had a lot of problems as the freezing rain changed over to sleet... coating secondary roads. 3 3 3 3 happening today... jury selection begins in a transylvania county murder
charles o'shields is accused of shooting and killing toby mathis in 20-11 inside the "dollar general" in rosman. at the time, mathis was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of o'shields' son. jurors will report to court this morning at 10:30. 3 the suspect in an asheville murder case made his first court appearance. investigators believe james norton killed tina kessinger in the parking lot of asheville realty group on friday then stole her car. her body was found outside the realty office. norton is charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. he was given a court appointed attorney and is scheduled to be back in court march seventh. the judge 3 3 we have a developing story out of haywood county. it involves allegations of sexual misconduct at the detention center. the s-b-i confirms it began an investigation last month, after allegations that former detention officer jonathon jones engaged in inappropriate behavior with a female inmate. the s-b-i hopes to complete its investigation by the end of the month and
district attorney. the d-a's office will determine whether charges will be filed. 3 3 the clock is ticking for state lawmakers. they have until this friday to redraw the maps for two congressional districts. a panel of federal judges set that deadline after ruling the current redistricting maps are unfair. lawmakers hope the u-s supreme court will push that deadline back, but they need to be ready in case the high court does not. yesterday legislators held a statewide teleconference to get public input about 60 people showed up at u-n-c-a to make comments. 3 we need to create a non partisan redistricting commission along the lines of ones that are already functioning successfully in some of our sisters states some were critical that the statewide public hearing was held via teleconference. there were audio problems and the conference lasted more than five hours. 3 3 3 donald trump plans to stay in south carolina through saturday's primary. that was the word from the republican presidential candidate during a campaign last night in
business, and mentioned iran and china. and when it comes to china, he made a prediction about south carolina's boeing plant. 3 34:07 "we don't win with trade. i'm telling you. i know that the big boeing stuff here, but be careful, because all of a sudden in five years you're gonna see and it's gonna go to china and other places, just be careful, you won't have to be careful of i'm president, i'll be careful for you" trump repeated his plan to ban muslims from entering america. he said his ban would hopefully be temporary. 3 3 former president george w. bush campaigned for his brother, jeb, in south carolina."the presidency is a serious job that requires sound judgment and good ideas and there's no doubt in my mind that jeb bush has 3 the experience and the character to be a great president. (clapping)" the brothers spoke to voters at a rally in charleston. it comes after jeb bush's most forceful debate performance of the
push-back to donald trump for attacking his brother's national security record. 3 3 3 today, both democratic and republican presidential campaigns will focus on the upstate. and our crews will be at each event. former president bill clinton will campaign for his wife hillary in greenville. he will be at the west end community development center. doors open at 12:15, and the event starts at 1 this afternoon. 3 governor john kasich will hold a meet and greet at the boiling springs fire district station four in greenville. doors open at 3 and the event gets underway at 3:30. 3 and doctor ben carson will hold a lunch and town hall with the cherokee county g-o-p in gaffney. it is from noon to one at "daddy joe's barbeque." 3 3 3 3 3 3 "gaga singing" coming up...
3 lady gaga paid tribute to the late david bowie at the 58th grammy awards in los angeles last night. "gaga singing bowe"3 over the course of a six- minute performance - one of the longest of the night, gaga went through 5 of bowie's songs. the performance also included light shows, a robotic piano and warped images. 3 3 3 in this morning's five at five, we are taking a look at the top grammy performances ever. coming in at number five... aretha franklin in 19-98. the queen of soul filled in for her friend on just 20 minutes. she sang "nessun dorma" and hit every note. number four... in
"maybelline" and "roll over beethoven". coming in at number three.. clapton performed "tears in heaven" at the 19-93 grammy awards. two years after the tragic death of his 4-year-old son conor, for whom the song was written. number two... beyonca and tina turner sang "proud mary" together at the 2008 grammy awards. the number one performance.. adele - "rolling in the deep" adele took the stage at the 20-12 grammy awards after canceling part of her 20-11 tour to have throat surgery. she proved she healed just fine. we will be right back. 3
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up the standings as possible, against uva--they trailleader north carolina by 2 games in the loss column--so they couldn't afford the upset.and the pack wanted to deal them one.cat barber, steps back and pops the three., as nc state takes a 6 point lead. he had 14.----------when virginia got back on track, the pack came back--cody martin in the strong move across the lan, he scores 12.,tied at 31 at the half.-------------but second half, cavs mean business. malcolm brodgon, drives, stops and hit the 15 footer., -----------------virginia goes on a 13-2 run to start the second half.here he misses after a steal but watch anthony gill clean it up!! ----------------but the key was brogdon.. 9 of 13 from the field--4 of 7 from three point line..he scores 22., cavs shoot 53.7 percent..10 of 18 threes, pack 3 of 16.. .virginia outscores state by 20 in the second half, and win easily.,73-53.latest a.p. poll out..villanova still number one., with kansas up to 2. north carolina moves from 9th to 5th,while virginia is in at 7.other acc teams in the rankings..miami up to 11.,
and duke back in the top 25.. the blue devils in at 20.they play at north carolina wednesday--that game on my 40 at 9.big weekend in winston-salem for franklin junior lesleigh tabor. saturday she won the state 1a-2a shot put competition at the state indoor meet.tabor went 37 feet 6 inches, more than 2 feet better than 2nd place. hendersonville's emma laughter won the pole vault.brevard's noah graham won the 32 hundred meter run. polk county boys won the 32 hundred meter relay. on friday, reynolds anna vess won the girls 32 hundred meter runasheville boys won the 32 hundred meter relay and asheville's satorius uddyback won triple jump---43 feet 4 inches..congrats.that's our sports this morning. i'm stan pamfilis. have a great tuesday. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- days. 3
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