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now at 7 begin in the murder trial of a waynesboro police reserve captain. what prosecutors are asking jurors to pay attention to. matthew brown, director of adoptions at angels of assisi - "a lot of times it starts with really good intentions, they just wanted to help the animals, plus ... the number of animal hoarding cases is on the rise in the roanoke valley. what's being done to help control it. president barack obama - "when is not working as intended ... when it does not
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we have to change course." and ... president obama pushes once again to close down guantanamo bay. reaction from lawmakers on capital hill. good evening, and thanks for joining us for wsls 10 at seven. i'm lindsey ward. and i'm dawn jefferies. a jury is now deliberating in the murder trial of waynesboro police reserve captain kevin quick after a three week trial. it's being held in roanoke after a judge declared a mistrial when investigators discovered one of the defendants got a list of potential jurors and shared it. wsls 10's ananda rochita has the latest. ananda rochita - "the jury will continue to deliberate tomorrow morning on the case involving six people allegedly members of a gang." four suspects are charged with the murder of waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick while the other two are accused of being the gang's ring leaders in a racketeering conspiracy.
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pieces of evidence and what was brought up in these past three weeks. there were more than 50 witnesses who took to the stand. during closing arguments, prosecutors ask the jury to pay attention to the evidence and not the quote "distractions" from the defense. now kevin quick's family was also in the courtroom and at times emotional. the jury is expected to continue deliberating starting at 8:30. in the newsroom ananda rochita wsls 10. new tonight at 7 ... a salem man is in jail after sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13. police say ... 36- year-old julio deleon the second was arrested on friday. he faces several charges including ... rape ... aggravated sexual assault and taking indecent liberties with a child. the salem police department started its investigation after receiving a sexual assault report from roanoke county's department of social services. deleon is currently being held in jail without bond. angels of assisi says its dealing
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animal hoarding cases. that's just in the first two months of this year compared to the same timeline in 20-15. on monday ... angels of assisi pulled nearly 90 cats from a bedford county home. wsls10's christina craig found out what constitutes an animal rescue versus a hoarding scenario. "so far, this year angels of assisi workers have dealt with 7 different hoarding situations across the state and one in north carolina. at this rate, the center can potentially more than double the number of hoarding cases this year." that's because, the center is now working closer than ever with law enforcement. roanoke county animal control says a rescue can happen when an animal needs to be taken from a home for any number of reasons... hoarding happens when owners have a large number of animals and aren't aware they're not taking care of them and the health of the animal and owner is detrimental. matthew brown, director of adoptions at angels of assisi - "a lot of times it starts with really good intentions, they
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take them in, things like that and get in over their head. it turns into the mindset that nobody else can take care of them better than they can." both city and county codes follow state law which is the minimum standard of care and animal should receive. "the requirement is providing an animal with adequate shelter, food, water, and emergency veterinary care when needed. in roanoke, christina craig, wsls10." a federal and state investigation is underway in maryland where a cluster of bald eagles were found dead on a farm. thirteen bald eagles were found dead saturday in federalsburg.. state officials believe the birds were poisoned ... but they don't know if it was intentional or an accident. glenn therres, former maryland bald eagle biologist -"it's the largest number of dead birds found in one location on a single day that i know of." a u-s fish and wildlife lab in oregon is trying to find out how they died. the bald eagle is no longer considered endangered but is protected under federal law. maryland state officials are offering a 10- thousand dollar
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tonight ... supervisors in botetourt county are reviewing a possible deal that would stop the move of 2 historic slave structures. the county already started the process this morning ... moving one of those buildings to a new resting place a quarter of a mile away. wsls 10's rob manch has the details for us from botetourt county. the friends of the greenfield preston plantation presented supervisors with a check for 40 thousand dollars this afternoon. they say they raised that money just yesterday. at the meeting, descendants of the slaves that used to live and work in the building expressed their anger and frustration to the board. but former supervisor steve clinton says their plan has the potential for the board to save face with the county while still moving forward with planned industrial development. steve clinton, former board member:"we think there's opportunities to relocate that she'll building on the site and maybe modify the site just a little bit. it would still allow a standoff distance for the historic buildings to go back on their
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we'd like." the group has asked the board to give them a response to their proposal by tomorrow night before the next structure is planned to be moved. all told, the friends of the greenfield preston plantation tell me they have the potential to raise around 2 hundred 50 thousand dollars to stop the move. clinton tells me he feels like their plan is a no risk solution for the board, and he's confident they'll be willing to compromise. in botetourt county, rob manch wsls 10. turning now to your forecast ... another rainy and chilly day. for how much longer the wet weather could stick around ... storm team ten chief meteorologist jeff haniewich joins us now. jeff ... we had rain move through the region last night into this morning, but by the afternoon, outside of some drizzle, we did dry things out a bit. another round of heavy rain will likely impact the region later tonight into wednesday, as a powerful storm system from the southwest impacts us. tonight: rain again forms, milder with lows around 40. fog is again possible.pleas e be careful driving. wednesday: rain likely, even some storms are possible, especially along and east of the
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with the winds picking up, highs in the mid-to- upper 50s. a flood watch is in effect until 700p on wednesday. 1-2" of rain will fall tonight through wednesday, and you have to keep in mind that the ground is already saturated from all the precipitation we have seen over the last couple weeks. the rain may not have anywhere to go. in addition to that, the storm prediction center has put areas near lynchburg and southside in a slight risk for severe weather. flooding and damaging winds are no doubt the biggest threats we will have on wednesday, although there could be some spin in the atmosphere as well. while by no means likely, the threat for a tornado is not zero come tomorrow. most of the rain will be gone around dinner- time, maybe even a little before that. lingering showers may be around through part of wednesday night, but they should be isolated and pretty light. then we'll turn our attention to the wind and some mountain snow showers. cold air will move in on the back side of that frontal boundary, allowing for us to see some mountain snow showers on thursday. thursday will be mostly cloudy
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headlines ... president obama tries once again to get congress to close guantanamo bay. wsls 10's congressional correspondent alex schuman has the story. "for many years it's been clear that the detention center at guantamo bay does not advance our national security - it undermines it." president obama announced he will be sending a plan to congress that would shut down the guantamo bay - used to house suspected terrorists in cuba. right now, 91 prisoners still sit behind these walls. "when i talk to other world leaders they bring up the face guantamo's not resolved." the president argues closing guantanamo bay - also called gitmo - will save million a year, and improve the country's image to the world. republican majority leader senator mitch mcconnell came out before the president spoke - to voice his opposition to the plan. senator mitch mcconnell,
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president obama's plan, but since it includes bringing dangerous terrorists to facilities in u.s. communities. he should know that the bipartisan will of congress has already been expressed against that proposal." senator tim scott, south carolina r - "national security should be our primary objective - not fulfilling campaign promises." republican senator tim scott represents one of the possible sites where the remaining prisoners could end up - south carolina. "transferring any enemy combatants to america - only imperils lives - american lives." democrats and republicans have come out against closing the base, but president obama hopes congress can find common ground. "it's counterproduc tive to our fight against terrorists because they use it in their propaganda in their efforts to recruit." some members on capitol hill say the president has a better chance of getting a supreme court nominee approved than he does getting this plan through congress. in washington, congressional correspondent alex schuman. a teenager continues to fight for her life tonight after being shot in kalamazoo, michigan over the weekend.
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is one of two survivors from saturdays shooting rampage. she's being treated at a hospital in kalamazoo. abigail has undergone surgery and remains on a ventilator in critical condition. vicki kopf - mother of victim - "abagail is strong. she was a vibrant beautiful young lady and did not deserve this." doctors say the other survivor has a bullet lodged in her kidney. she's expected to recover. prosecutors say the suspect ... 45- year-old uber driver jason dalton ... has admitted involvement in the random shootings that killed six people. he's charged with six counts of murder. if convicted ... dalton could be sentenced to life in prison. family members of victims and survivors of the san bernardino attack will file court papers in support of a judge's order for apple to help the f-b-i unlock a terrorists i- phone. that's according to stephen larson ... a los angeles attorney who represents several families affected by the attack. larson said he will file a brief supporting the order before march 3-rd. microsoft founder bill
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justice department ... saying the request is not unreasonable. apple argues its being asked to create a blueprint that would put every i-phone at risk. ted olson / apple attorney - "it's being asked not just to open a door but to create a door, create a lock, then create a new key for the lock. and once it does that, your iphone is not safe anywhere." apple plans to file a formal appeal later this week. opening statements are heard in the stalking case involving sportscaster erin andrews. andrews filed a 75-million dollar lawsuit against the owner and manager of a nashville-area hotel ... as well as the man who plead guilty to stalking her back in 2008. today ... andrews' attorney said the hotel's owner and manager should be held responsible. however their attorney said andrews' stalker ... michael barrett ... was solely to blame. the n-f-l will return 120-million dollars it withheld from players over the course of the last three years. that's
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wall street journal. this comes after an arbitrator recently ruled in favor of the n-f-l players association in a complaint filed by the union last month. the report claims an audit of league finances found a discrepancy that kept ticket sales from players' salaries. an n-f-l spokesman called the incident a technical accounting issue. a new school in henry county is another step closer to being built ... when meadowview elementary school is expected to be open and what makes it so unique. a new henry county elementary school is nearly a new henry county elementary
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board of supervisors members discussed the allocation of some of the money being used to build the new school at their meeting this afternoon. collinsville primary and john redd smith are being consolidated to form the meadowview elementary. one supervisor said he'd also like to see money put toward a bigger gym at the school. joe bryant/collinsvi lle district supervisor - "the gymnasium that they're building onto the school is not a full gymnasium. it's more like a three-quarter gymnasium. it doesn't have the seating and stuff like that." the school is scheduled to open in the fall of 20-17. it will be the district's biggest elementary school ... with nearly 600 kids. now a look ahead to stories that will be making headlines later tonight and tomorrow... brie the tanglewood corridor is one of the busiest areas. but several business have gone. find out what is being done to redevelop this area. that's tonight at 11. jenna college costs continue to rise... we'll take a look at the reason behind it... and what's
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we had rain move through the region last night into this morning, but by the afternoon, outside of some drizzle, we did dry things out a bit. another round of heavy rain will likely impact the region later tonight into wednesday, as a powerful storm system from the southwest impacts us. tonight: rain again forms, milder with lows around 40.
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wednesday: rain likely, even some storms are possible, especially along and east of the blue ridge. warmer with the winds picking up, highs in the mid-to- upper 50s. a flood watch is in effect until 700p on wednesday. 1-2" of rain will fall tonight through wednesday, and you have to keep in mind that the ground is already saturated from all the precipitation we have seen over the last couple weeks. the rain may not have anywhere to go. in addition to that, the storm prediction center has put areas near lynchburg and southside in a slight risk for severe weather. flooding and damaging winds are no doubt
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although there could be some spin in the atmosphere as well. while by no means likely, the threat for a tornado is not zero come tomorrow. most of the rain will be gone around dinner- time, maybe even a little before that. lingering showers may be around through part of wednesday night, but they should be isolated and pretty light. then we'll turn our attention to the wind and some mountain snow showers. cold air will move in on the back side of that frontal boundary, allowing for us to see some mountain snow showers on thursday. thursday will be mostly cloudy and cooler with highs in the upper 40s. it is possible that the temperatures start to fall
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afternoon. the wind will be a huge factor for us on thursday as well. we could have gusts over 50 mph in spots.it would not surprise me if a wind advisory is issued for some folks for thursday, maybe even lasting into thursday night. friday should see more sun for everyone.we'll call it partly to mostly sunny maybe more sun east and more clouds west. it will be a cool day though with highs in the lower 40s. the weekend is looking good right now for outdoor activities. both saturday and sunday will be mainly sunny, all compliments of an area of high pressure. temperatures will reach the upper 40s on saturday, climbing to near 60 on sunday. another chance for spotty showers will move in on monday under mostly cloudy skies. however, temperatures will remain above normal, a singer songwriter passes the king of pop in number one hits.
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singer rihanna now has the third most number-one hits of all time. thanks to her latest song ... "work" ... rihanna now has 14 number one hits. that's one more than legendary musician michael jackson. the 28 year-old singer now trails mariah carey who has 18 ... and the beatles who have 20. rihanna's first hit was "s-o-s" back in 20-06. a new portrait ... featuring actor kevin spacey in his role as president frank underwood in "house of cards" ... is on display at the smithsonian national portrait gallery. "house of cards" is a drama on
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side of politics in washington d-c. it was the first original series produced by the streaming service. the fourth season premiers next month. the portrait of spacey as president underwood will hang in the gallery through october. here's what you can expect to see tonight in primetime ... starting at eight it's hollywood game night. following that is chicago med at nine. at ten it's chicago fire. then at 11 we'll be back with more local news weather and sports. thanks for joining us for wsls 10 at seven. we'll see you back here tonight
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