Skip to main content
Internet Archive's 25th Anniversary Logo

tv   North Carolina News at 600PM  CBS  March 14, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm EDT

6:00 pm
county and north of durham and also in the southwest part of granville county. earlier it produced small hail and this one can do the same thing in addition to heavy rain so you could have ponding and this is going to continue for the next 30-45 minutes as it drips there along i-85 and areas just north, other than that, not much going on but these storms up in the mountains, expected to be here later tonight, could still carry severe weather. we remain under a slight risk here in central north carolina. the second of 5 categories and our biggest complete remains large hail. keel keep on eye on that and what's coming later, i'll have
6:01 pm
a johnstown county family are desperate for answer and her family tells us they want the world to know what kind of person she was. >> i want to remember her, like when she was in my house and she was laughing and joking and said i'll see you later, i got to go see momma and she left, her. >> the mother of twin 3-years- old and an 8-year-old daughter and a devoted daughter herself. >> she loved her momma and she was always there for her, and her momma was always there for her. >> her mother is in se
6:02 pm
>> she's with her all of the time. >> as the mother grieves a family tries to cope with the murder, they ask, why. >> what would cause somebody to walk into a house and kill two people and leave a toddler walking around there to be found with blood all over him. >> detectives hope to seen answer that. and the families tell us they're speak out in the hope it will help capture who committed the murders. two young men shot in durham over the weekend, that's 7 in that city this month alone, mario boone talks with folks who say it's not safe. >> one of those kids was shot down here, he made it to austin where he collapsed and it has residents wondering if it's a gang war. >> one week, 3 children have
6:03 pm
>> people know what's going on and they're afraid to speak up. >> and this weekend, two more shot in separate incidents within 24 hours including this 14-year-old hit in the shoulder and a 16-year-old boy. >> this map shows 7 shootings since march 1st clustered in the southeast and northeast parts of town. this mother of six said the violence is linked to gangs and she stays locked inside her home. >> we tried to ask durham mayor bill bell about the shootings but he didn't respond. >> a police spokesman said a gang war is hard to quantify, a major issue is too many illegal guns and people choose to go
6:04 pm
>> and last week, we reached out to members of the durham city council about the violence and we only get responses back from three and they said the violence against children is a failure of the entire city. reporting from durham, cbs north carolina. >> and people are gathering to protest a new $81 million police headquarters, there are other community needs they said, north carolina's carleigh griffeth joins us. >>reporter: we're here at the headquarters and there are around 100 protesters here and we just had a bus pull up and it seems to be unloading more protesters, and they've got drums to go along with their chants and signs and they're here because they say they're bigger needs than a new police
6:05 pm
health care and affordable housing. nobody wanted to comment on the protest but the current headquarters, they said don't meet their needs and the new building will consolidate several functions. >> the amount of money is ridiculous to be coming from taxpayers in the city of durham and the area they're looking to revitalize is one of the poorer neighbors and areas in durham. >>reporter: they went onto say, it's not a way to revitalize the area and they hope the new building will be completed by 2018 but other protesters hope they can find a way to derail the plans. candidates are not the only
6:06 pm
asked to vote for or against a $2 billion bond. and where the money would go. >> a hot topic for months. >> a $2 billion bond that seeks to address the population growth here. >> it's a way for legislators to spend a whole bunch of money right now, and not have to account for it. >> now it's time for voters to decide if it makes sense. >> supporters, like jim rose, point to where the money willing, half heading to improvements with the universities and nc state, 160- million dollars will go to agriculture and engineering programs. >> it's worthwhile, it's overall growth for us.
6:07 pm
enough information on how the money will be used. >> they have to prioritize their finances and have to operate with thrift to fund important items. supporters say the bond won't mean a tax increase, opponents believe it will, but the voters will ultimately decide. the money would go to community colleges and state parks and the national guard and water and sewer systems and while some people have their eyes on the ballot, they have their eyes on their brackets. >> march madness has arrived and unc is going to face duke, and its their first since 2006, and despite being in the same
6:08 pm
that was in 1982, during coach k's second season. seahawks fans, we caught up with, say they think they have a chance. >> the tar heels are here in raleigh as the number one seeds. we'll hear from roy williams as he reflects on the ups and downs of the season. >> a dry, warm day and one thunderstorm that is still producing a warning in parts of durham and we'll give you the latest on that and what's to come. if you think it's not in
tv-commercial
6:10 pm
i think we should've taken a left at the river. tarzan know where tarzan go! tarzan does not know where tarzan go. hey, excuse me, do you know where the waterfall is? waterfall? no, me tarzan, king of jungle. why don't you want to just ask somebody? if you're a couple, you fight over directions. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. oh ohhhhh it's what you do.
6:11 pm
the number of people dying from heroin have skyrocketed. >> we talked to the dea to drug professionals to addicts. >> there's a heroin crisis. >> it's an epidemic.
6:12 pm
>> absolutely. >> young, old, rich,poor, it's everybody. >> the only person who doesn't get better is a dead person. >> heroin, it makes you numb to everything, it just really like wipes away all, everything, luckily i lived through it. >> he started using drugs at 14. >> i didn't think i was an addict. i knew i did things extreme but i didn't think it was too bad. >> his transition into adulthood happened on the streets and in and out of jail. >> i ended up in raleigh and homeless with a record and shot heroin. >> he paid for it with theft. >> what started out as like a snorting a bag a day was a $300 a day habit. >> i know 6 people personally that have died in the past
6:13 pm
>> something the state keeps track of. we told data and to say it's on the rise is an understatement. the number of people dying has jumped up 584%. >> we have to shift priorities and look more at heroin. >> what are local law enforcement seeing? >> there's not a law enforcement professional in the state of north carolina that i've talked to from chiefs to sheriffs that's not concerned. >> special agent's job is a daily battle to keep drugs out of the state. >> how creative are they? >> smuggled in produce and engine blocks and inside people and in you can think of a way that it can come in, it's coming in. >> sooner or later they lose. >> she helps run the north
6:14 pm
mission is to save lives. >> when uvilify people that use drugs, it's easy to say they're dispensable. >> it stems from a bigger issue. >> the consensus is, it started with the abuse of prescription drugs. >> heroin and opioids and they're pharmacologically the same thing. >> once medical professionals realize it's a problem, it's an easy shift to heroin and cheaper. >> these are people that said they'd never use illegal drugs and they're afraid of needles but little by lit as the addiction is severe, they start doing things they said they wouldn't do. >> it's a problem the white house is working on tackling so we took it to our senator. we need to talk about it,
6:15 pm
and take back the ground we've lost to people who succumb to addiction. >> out of the dark can come redemption. >> doesn't mean we toss them away. >> for jesse it came with care after rehab, he put the needles down and had a child, and now he's working on a master's and is part of several organizations helping others. >> there's hope and help out there and we want to keep them alive. >> law enforcement is tracking it down, and what is being down to address the crisis? we'll look at that and a introducing that can reverse an overdose tonight at 11:00. if you have an issue, please e- mail at investigators at wncn.com.
6:16 pm
the weather center, and the radar is active again today. >> the two little storms are packing a punch. look at our cam, we're looking from north raleigh and you see that building? just follow it straight up, in the middle of your screen and you see these tall towering cumulus clouds and now i want to show you what that looks like on the radar. that's this guy here, bringing rain to parts of durham and also to the southwestern parts of granville county. heavy rain and lots of hail, you see this, that's the separate one, this one about an inch in durham and back in parts of orange county and hillsboro so the rain is anywhere from dime to quarter- size, you don't want to be out
6:17 pm
thunderstorm this one not severe, but lightning for the robins area. this is in far northwest moore county. those are the two storms, very warm outside and for many of us, unless you're up by the virginia border, it's 50s and 60s and everyone else is in the 70s and 80s temperatures all over the place. here's one of the pieces of hail earlier in fuquay, there's a dime but you can see the hail approaching the same size, if you can get somewhere safe, we'd love to get pictures. >> small rain chances tonight and then raise those rain chances to 40-50%, so more late tonight in to the early morning, temperatures fall
6:18 pm
tomorrow morning and in the upper 50s but with fog, check in with us at 4:30 a.m. and i know it was a problem in some areas, so there's the boundary but you follow it back to the west, there's an area of low pressure helping to produce showers an storms. we pick up the radar tonight, and again, maybe a stray shower here but most of the storm back to our west. by 10:00, 11:00 and midnight you see them moving through and then finally clearing by 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m., leaving us with a dry commute on tuesday, as those storms come through we're under a slight risk so they can produce slight weather and large hail is the biggest threat and maybe damaging wind conversation. and sunshine is back tomorrow
6:19 pm
degrees and we go a couple of degrees higher on wednesday, our warmest day and thursday we start to cooldown, low 70s take us to friday and low 60s this weekend as spring officially begins on sunday and 50s by next monday including morning temperatures possibly monday morning in the 30s. >> thought we were done with that? >> winter is not over yet even though spring starts sunday. thanks, wes.
6:20 pm
number one but some down the son of a civil rights attorney josh stein learned early about justice, equality and doing what's right. senior deputy attorney general, one of the "most effective" state senators, josh stein fought to make schools safer, cracked down on domestic violence, and stein took on scam artists who prey on seniors. stein: we need an attorney general with the
tv-commercial
6:21 pm
who will always put the people of north carolina first.
6:22 pm
roy williams has been known to tear up a bit from time to time and this season has been especially trying for this mentor, he said most of the stress is self improved but the ncaa cloud hovering has made things difficult to keep their focus, that is what make saturday's title so special. >> they believed in us and we're okay and just trust us and believe in us, so we've won 16 in 28 years but this is the only group that hadn't done
6:23 pm
>> something even more special could be thursday, tip off is for 7:20 and mike showed emotion after duke got bounced. and coach k defends them to the end. and after fouling out against notre dame he made a point to know how he feels about his star player. >> i'm proud as i can be to be his coach and he embraces what we want in our program and academic all-american and tough kid, that's why i embrace him, to say thanks for being on my team. >> coach k and his teammates begin play on thursday, 12:15 here on cbs north carolina,
tv-commercial
6:24 pm
calling for roy williams. >> there was anger but look how successful they've been.
tv-commercial
6:25 pm
in the nation, so we'll see north carolina's furniture and textile industries decimated by decades of disastrous trade deals. over 361,000 manufacturing jobs lost. only one candidate for president has opposed every disastrous deal -- bernie sanders. while his opponent has flip-flopped on trade deals, bernie has fought them and stood with american workers. he'll take on wall street and their trade deals because he doesn't take their money. for jobs. for us. bernie.
6:26 pm
update to a story many have been following, 13-year-old albert jefferies. he had a heart transplant and i spoke with his mom tina and he's had a setback, he has a breathing tube and is on dialysis. his mom said his new heart is having a heard time communicating with his kidneys. they remain hopeful. we wish him the best, i know he'll pull through. >> complicated process, and we
tv-commercial
6:27 pm
>> heavy rain, hail producing thunderstorm in north durham
6:29 pm
an eye on >> pelley: on the eve of the high-stakes primaries, getting out the vote and tossing out the protestors. >> get 'em out of here. get 'em out of here. >> the rhetoric he uses is irresponsible. >> that's a toxic environment. it's not healthy. >> pelley: also tonight, what
6:30 pm
people? holly williams speaks to survivors of a city cut off from the world. a tornado carves through a midwest community. and mr. hamilton goes to washington. broadway makes history at the white house. alexander hamilton captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: we're coming up on the most critical primaries yet, five big states tomorrow. and for the first time the republican winner will take all of the delegates and n two of those states, florida and ohio. in florida, our cbs news battleground tracker poll shows donald trump leading senator marco rubio two to one on rubio's home turf, so tomorrow could be good-bye, rubio, tuesday. and it's do-or-die for governor john kasich in his home state, ohio.

70 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on