tv News 13 Tonight ABC February 21, 2016 11:00pm-11:35pm EST
four bicyclists struck on a north carolina road. why the driver says this serious accident was unavoidable. >> now from western north carolina's news leader, this is news 13 at 11:00. >> frank: we begin with presidential politics. what is next for south carolina? the gop primary is history now the democrats come to down. vermont senator sanders wasted no time following loss to hillary clinton with a following in the up state today. news 13 justin hinton is back from greenville. what did the senator key on? >> justin: he keyed on a message of change as he battles the establishment to create a form of government that he says represents everyone and not just a handful of wealthy people.
actor danny glover. and the candidate they are hoping makes it to the white house. this campaign stop in greenville brought with it a message of change. >> to paraphrase abraham lincoln this is a campaign of the people, by the people and for the people. >> justin: for senator sanders that change comes in the form of how he would tackle a number of hot button issues. >> i believe he will fight for campaign finance reform. >> do you know what the average contribution has been? [inaudible] >> these guys are really smart. $27. [cheering] >> he talked about black lives matter. i think it's genuine when he talks about police reform. the mass incarceration of black and brown people. >> justin: he also spoke about fair wages.
who are tired of earning $0.79 on the dollar compared to men. >> justin: just a few of many ideas this crowd came to here. >> feeling great now. >> justin: as for the man who won the gop primary yesterday, donald trump, here there's hope november. >> there would be nothing that would give me greater pleasure than beating donald trump and beating him badly. [cheering] >> justin: of course, first he'll have to take on his democratic opponent hillary clinton. her first stop in south carolina is on tuesday in columbia. >> frank: all the candidates are back on the campaign trail today. the sunday morning talk show circuit was buzzing with fresh controversy. mary bruce has the latest. >> from victory rally to
>> are we going to win georgia? [cheering] >> donald trump back on the trail today and flying high after his big win in south carolina. >> you think you have this nomination in hand? >> no. not at all. >> but he's getting heat for a message he re-tweeted suggesting that cruz and rubio are both ineligible to be president. >> i have 14 million people between twitter and facebook and instagram. >> rubio who finished second in south carolina responded. >> this is a game he plays. >> the senator went after the gop front runner on foreign policy. >> surrounding yourself with smart people alone is not enough. >> while ted cruz took aim at trump's attack strategy. >> donald devotes all his money to attacking me. >> the south carolina race claimed one campaign, jeb bush calling it quits. but kasich and carson vowing to stay in. >> thank you, nevada. thank you so much.
clinton hoping to gain ground after her win in nv fv, gave her victory speech and flew to texas. bernie sanders went straight to south carolina after coming in a strong second place. today he told cbs face the nation he's looking to super tuesday. >> we're in this race to win. i think on super tuesday, for example, you're going to see some major victories. >> sanders touted his support among latinos in nevada. but clinton within with african american voters. a group that makes up a large portion of the e lek rat. mary bruce, abc news. >> frank: now to a developing story out of michigan. what authorities are calling a random shooting spree. six people killed and two other wounds. authorities say an uber driver, jason dalton, opened fire last night on the streets. the first shooting took place at
injuries. he then shot two people to death at an auto dealership. fired upon five more people at a cracker barrel restaurant. four victims died and a 14-year-old were left with life threatening injuries. >> they weren't targeted for my reason ordinary reason they are there to be a target. they were shot multiple times. >> frank: police arrested dalton today. he's expected to be formally charged tomorrow. tonight we're hearing from a witness who was a passenger with dalton on an uber ride before the shooting ram pain. matt says he was shaken after a bizarre trip that took him on a high speed journey before he managed to get out. >> he wouldn't stop. he kept looking at me like don't you want to ride to your friend's house? i was like, well, yeah. but i want to get tere alive. >> frank: another potential passenger posted an uber
prosecutors say the woman lured the woman to her home in march 2015 using a craigslist ad for maternity clothing. the woman survive bud her baby did not. four bicyclists suffered serious injuries hit by a driver on a north carolina road. it happened yesterday afternoon. two of the cyclists are in critical condition. the others listed as stable. state troopers say the victims were hit from behind by 50-year-old donny williams. williams says there was another car coming in the opposite direction that there was not room to avoid the cyclists. this accident shocked many in the biking community. >> my comment is why didn't she wait? why didn't she slow down? why did she try to pass when it wasn't safe? the two seconds she would have saved passing them wasn't worth it. it's absolutely not worth it. >> the highway patrol says all the victims were wearing reflective gear. charges are pending against
already saying alcohol and speed were not factors. cloudy, drizzly weekend about to give way to significant rainfall. karen wynne joins us with the sky watch forecast. >> karen: right now light showers across the mountains and many of these are going to go away within the next couple of hours. we have been so mild we remain nice and warm right now. asheville 48. frankly 49. bryson city 54... burnsville 55. lower 60s as we head into the up state. quick look at your tyson furniture bus stom forecast. cloudy with areas of fog around 45 degrees. that light jacket should do it for you. by lunch cloudy up to 52. at drop off time you may need the umbrella. heavier rain on the way later in the afternoon. i'll show you how much we could get with that round and a
>> frank: a 60-year-old man has a heart attack stocking shefls in a grocery store. among the first spoernds rushing to is scene a member of his own family. a son unknowingly saved his father's life. >> inside a classroom at east burke high school, a person who is a part of a plan. >> i'm a believer in god. i think it was god's plan for me took there. >> 18-year-old james was visiting a friend when the worst happened. >> i knew right then that he more than likely had a heart attack. >> 60-year-old employee michael kitty collapsed. james started compressions and a few nurses that were shopping started respirations. >> half way here dispatch came back and said it was cardiac arrest. >> steve is another part of the plan. he was one of the first firefighters on the scene. >> i took over assisting with respirations.
>> steve didn't know at the time, a cpr mask was covering the patient's face. the man underneath that mask. >> then it dawned on me this is dad. >> michael kitty's heart still wasn't beating but it was pumping. it was the cpr performed by his own son and by perfect strangers. it was part of the plan. >> from the fire department we had zach, mark, sharon... >> this is a story ultimately about thanks from steve and from the man who is eternally grateful to every peon on this list. >> all i can say is thank you for these people that helped me. all the way from the beginning through the hospital and now. i can't express how much i appreciate it. really. >> the canned goods aisle of the f food lion is not where you
coming up the death toll in fi >> frank: a first grader in florida gunned down outside his home. a community rallying around his family hoping folks come forward to help catch a killer. >> he was a happy kid. >> today took my cousin. >> i i tired of it. >> pain and anger over the loss of a 6-year-old boy who loved football and cartoons. this is video of king carter in church last year. his family said he was playing
saturday afternoon when someone nearby opened fire and hit carter. we saw air transport leaving as family members rushed to the hospital. a short time later the worst news. >> we can't have anywhere our kids play. every time something happens nobody knows anything. >> he was a first grader. his aunt is a teacher for the school district. >> over 60 children shot over the past 12 months >> the district superintendent is fed up. once again he stood beside a grieving family. >> too much pain. too many tears. it has to stop. >> his dad says the gun violence in neighbor social security out of control. >> it's so easy to get a gun. >> he lost his 14-year-old brother in 2003 to an accidental shooting. now a son. >> where the real men at.
>> you saw what happened, please say something. a six-year-old. just think about your life at six. it can easily be your family next. >> frank: a double decker bus catches fire on a highway in chicago. firefighters say it was fully engulfed by flames by the time they got to the scene. passengers say they smelled rubber from the start of their trip, heard a pop and explosion. the bus started burning sending smoke 30 feet into the air. the driver and passengers were able to get out in time. tropical cyclone winston claimed at least ten lives. a curfew was lifted hours ago. the airport has been reopened but as a precaution schools are shut down this week. the prime minister declared a state of emergency for the next thirty days as crews clean up and assess damage caused whenen the monster storm hit the island nation on saturday. meteorologist karen wynne
weather is changing a little bit. we're going to get some precipitation. >> karen: we're getting it in a big way. not the time to lose your umbrella. we are in a wet pattern including heavy downpours. even some thunderstorms for middle of the week. i'm timing it out for so, let me get this straight -- u.s. cellular has the phone you're looking for, a network that's built to give you coverage way out here where the other guys don't, and 6 gigs for only $40 a month. that's a lot less than verizon and at&t. so, why on earth would you ever go with one of those other guys? switch to u.s. cellular now and get 6 gigs of data for $40 a month plus get $300 back. [ echoing ] just sayin'. dunkin' donuts' unbelievable selection of breakfast sandwiches freshly made all day -- and now you can enjoy two english muffin egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches for $4.
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overnight hours we are going to see this front slowly sag southward taking any moisture with it. but then we have a wave moving back into the mountains as we go into the afternoon and the evening. by 6:00 tomorrow evening, we see the leading edge of some heavy rain approaching the mountains. it will be a wet night on monday. a very wet tuesday morning commute with this area of low pressure rolling through the region. the good news is tuesday afternoon we get a break from the rain. just plenty of clouds before our next round begins to make a move into our region come wednesday. that is going to bring heavier rain and some thunderstorms. hour by hour we go. as we take a closer look at the mountains and the up state, 6:00 a.m. starting off cloudy. areas of patchy fog. by midday, we see some of the showers moving back to the north and some of our southern most up state counties could begin to get a little wet. we see the rain coming down
by dinner time. through the overnight on through tuesday morning, coming down 1-2 inches possible around the region. we get that break before round two arrives on wednesday morning. our rainfall totals from that first round of rain between 1-2 inches in many locations. hendersonville, franklin, bryson city could pick up over an inch of rain. lower totals an as we head north. still just under an inch of rain so it is going to be a soaker. lows tonight not cooling down too much. a mild night. asheville 45... burnsville 45... pickens 53. highs tomorrow are going to be cooler than today but warmer than average. mild overall. 58 degrees in asheville. 57 franklin... 62 greer. the week ahead features plenty of rain coming our way. again, monday late, tuesday early, a chance of severe thunderstorms and heavy rain on
thursday, maybe a very light rain snow mix to start off the morning. but we dry out pretty quickly. we are going to be cooler on thursday and friday. warming up a little bit as we head into the weekend. right now it looks like the following weekend is going to be a dry one. we look at the up state seven day forecast. a very active beginning with the storms rolling through the middle of week and drying out
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for the best racers in nascar. chase elliot did not have his best day on the track. last night getting loose on turn four, then the car digs in the grass and bangs up the front of the car. his day would be done. fast forward with 31 laps to go. dale jr. slams his car into the inside wall of the track. he was okay but his day was over. not pleased and the dale jr. fans can't believe it. we come down to the final lap of the race and it gets interesting. hamlin makes the unbelievable move on the inside and jumps into the lead with martin jr. as we come to the finish line it's the closest finish in the history of the daytona 500. hamlin wins bay cup of inches. hamlin wins the great american race. the first daytona 50 victory for
here's the top seven. for hamlin winning the daytona 500 is a dream come true. >> it's such a huge team victory. joe gibbs racing, he sat and told me the side bar races are getting old. let's win the real one. to win it for the boss after 23 years is -- there is no better feeling than what i have right now. >> incredible finish at daytona. this is the tenth time hamlin raced the daytona 500 and the tenth time was the charm for him. former north henderson star hagan hit his first home run of the season. breaking a 5-5 tie against ucla and led to a victory. carolina beat the bruins 14-5 today. the tar heels improve to 2-1 on the season. carolina will have a homeowner
oklahoma state. first of lefb home games in a row for carolina. the carolina day girls basketball team won the sixth state championship this weekend. beating davidson day on saturday night. i was able to catch up with the team to get their ri action to the victory. >> it's exciting. not many people get the opportunity to be a state champ even once. we got it -- i've gotten it four times in a row. it's still mind boggling to be able to do that. it's a team that everybody doubted the most out of any team joe's ever had. it felt good to prove everybody wrong. >> con congratulations to carolina day. unc asheville going for the first victory of the season in baseball.
unc asheville baseball team entered looking for first victory of the season. losing the first two games against ohio university but today proved to be a good day at greenwood fill. hungry for the first win and it shows this afternoon by their play. bulldogs leading 6-3. striking out the side with two runners on base for ohio university. bottom of the 7th. a single back up the middle bringing home owens to increase the lead.
make ya feel right at home. i like to start with something funny each week, and they're just a joke. don't be offended. i heard about this man. he was sitting in a dark restaurant. he said to the lady sitting next to him, "would you like to hear a blond joke?" she said, "well, before you tell me, you should know that i'm blond, 6-foot tall, and a professional bodybuilder. the lady next to me is blond, 6'2", and a professional wrestler, and the lady next to her is blond, 6'5", and the kickboxing champion of the world. now, do ya still wanna tell me?" he thought about it a moment and said, "no, not if i'm gonna have to explain it three times." i'm gonna need a ride home today, but anyway. say it like ya mean it. this is my bible. i am what it says i am. i have what it says i have. i can do what it says i can do. today, i will be taught the word of god. i boldly confess: my mind is alert, my heart is receptive.