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starts right now. anthony: in a busy shopping center, shots fired. the person now facing charges even after the suspect was killed by police. anthony: and it's primary day in south carolina. one candidate hoping for a big one, the other already looking ahead. 6:00 in the morning on this very, very cold saturday, february 27th, 26 degrees, yikess. caitlin: yikes is right. i thought wait a second, aren't we supposed to be wrapping up february and be warmer? steve: well, technically, average low of 36. we are close to that, 10 degrees below that. a chilly start for us today. temperatures warm up over the coming days.
it's going to get a little bit better. 26 in rdu, 21 in roxboro, 22 in siler city, clear skies, dryer air in place and very cold out there. we'll see a few clouds out there today. satellite and radar show fair skies for now. sunny, less of a breeze, temperatures around 50 this afternoon but rain-free for you. tomorrow, a big warm-up. we could warm as much as 13-15 degrees tomorrow and warmer still monday and tuesday. more on that in a few minutes. caitlin: thank you, steve. developing this morning, a woman is recovering after she was hit by a stray bullet in apex. authorities are looking for the people responsible. this happened on arrowhead drive off stevenson road. the wake county sheriff says three cars pulled up. altercation. 56-year-old delphie mclean was taken to wake med.
pick up, a small red sedan and a dodge charger. anthony: a shooting on capital boulevard, two men are hurt. tyquann lamar talley and carlos dshon wright are locked up. >> i heard a pop, and i thought it was a car backfiring, but i saw two gentlemen running and the one in the back was pointing a gun and running. anthony: . >> newly released 9-1-1 calls described the chaos that happened friday afternoon at this busy shopping center at capital boulevard. moments later, gunshots erupted in the parking lot next to the pnc bank. >> i see a gentleman running out of the store. he's looking nervous. >> he was helping a customer and then laid on the couch as he hid inside. >> he kind of approaches me and he's asking if he can use the phone.
>> prada says he sat down in front of him and made phone calls. minutes later, police had the store surrounded. >> nothing happened, but thank god, everything -- nothing happened. >> he had his hands up and the police took him away. >> wright is being held on a $1.1 million bond. he is facing robbery charges including assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. 17-year-old tyquann lamar talley is also facing robbery charges along with aiding and abetting. he is on a $400,000 bond. two people have been taken to wake med for their injuries and we're awaiting an update on their conditions. police do not believe this shooting was random. at the jail, heather waliga, abc 11 eyewitness news news. caitlin: fayetteville police are cracking down on drunk drivers. this was the check point set up overnight. police say the goal is to educate people about the dangers
the number of impaired drivers on the road. canine units were out to help with drug searches as well. anthony: a fayetteville man already detained for a parole violation. he is accused in two sexual assaults with the same victim. the crime was reported in january in the 2000 block of candlelight drive, two counts of rape and attempted rape. in fayetteville, two men arrested in separate sex assault cases. this is a case dating back to 2003 and robert brown was arrested in a rape that occurred in 2004. caitlin: new details this morning about a deadly work place shooting in kansas. a woman is now charged with giving guns to that suspect. sarah hopkins is used of giving two weapons to cedric ford. prosecutors say she knew ford
because she was a convicted hopkins and ford used to date. new this morning, yoko-ono waking up in a new york city hospital. a representative for her said she had a stroke -- those reports she had a stroke are not true. instead, she was simply experiencing some flu-like symptoms. she went to the hospital at her doctor's office. the 83-year-old widow of john lennon will likely be released today. anthony: donald trump is bringing his campaign to our area. his campaign office opening in fayetteville today. over the next few weeks, the trump campaign offices will be
lead in the south amongst black voters. the focus will shift in morning, are the dueling sides playing nice? anthony: and a new push to get veterans the healthcare they need. the nation wide event happening. 26 degrees. it's a heavy coat and long underwear day, steve. steve: it is, anthony. pretty cold out there. temperatures in the 20s now and almost in the teens in a couple of spots. fair clouds around. we'll see a couple of clouds here and [ indistinct conversations ]
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steve: welcome back, everybody. good morning to you. overall, it's a cold start to the day, fair skies out there, rdu, 30 at that censor, light breeze at 2 miles per hour. 20s across the entire area, almost in the teens in roxboro, at 21. 23 in southern pines and 28 this morning in fayetteville. so a very cold start to the day, and colder than yesterday on average. around 5-10 degrees colder as we saw today. stepping out the door today, heavy jackets, 8:00, still below freezing. numbers climbing to near 50 by lunch time. the average high is 58. so well below that. satellite showing fair skies for now. the temperature profile going up tomorrow. look at that, above average
before temperatures fall again later next week. a nice warm-up starting tomorrow. had a great time this week, a couple of days ago, went out to falls lake academy to the fifth graders in creedmore. what a bunch of kids. we talked about some higher-level end stuff so they absorbed all of it. thanks for having me out there, kids. meantime, if you're traveling, looking good at rdu. all major hubs showing no delays at this hour. the seven-day forecast coming up in a few minutes. anthony: abc 11 is rallying around survivors of the tornado. neighbors in the area working nonstop to help the families there. a local faith-based restoration company, church, family and friends all pitching in. north carolina will be there next week. jason jenkins says it's his faith. >> home is where you make it, and he's always going to be here, and the memories will always be in our hearts. anthony: the department of
also in the community removing debris. caitlin: happening today, another push to help veterans stuck on waiting lists to receive care. the fayetteville va will participate in the national access standdown ordered by the department of veterans affairs. from 9-noon, veterans on the long waiting list will come in for a special second. this is the second time the va has held a national access stand down. the first was in november and it was a great success.
durham anthony: welcome back. it's 6:14. 26 degrees outside these doors making headlines this morning, a controversial vote in charlotte could bring lawmakers back to raleigh. the charlotte city council approved the measure that allows transgender people to choose which public bathrooms to use. but now, state housespeaker tim moore is looking to strike it down quickly in a special session of the legislature. you can still end up getting the flu. the number of cases is rising right now. so far this season, there have been four flu-related deaths. hillary clinton hoping for a big win in today's south carolina democratic presidential primary.
shelling the town. the truce does not include isis or al-qaida. anthony: a massachusetts mother devastated she says the sent but a 2014 ruling says juveniles cannot be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. apple is giving the company's ceo with a standing ovation. tim cook refused to help the fbi hack into an iphone used by one of the san bernardino shooters. apple challenged the court order to have the fbi unlock the encrypted phone. caitlin: we're a day away from
you can watch the oscars right here on abc 11 tomorrow night. anthony: and there's a protest and a visit from nearby protest of the diversity issue and joe biden is introducing lady gaga during the ceremony. caitlin: for oscars night, we will have you covered both online and on tv with all the action. we already have an on the red carpet section set up on our home page abc11.com. we are your front-row seats for the show. again, that is coming up tomorrow night. anthony: no california-like weather around here this morning. it's cold again. steve: it is. 20s out there. some areas flirting with teens.
course, meter logically, the first, we call it spring. officially, we have to wait until the 21st. caitlin: really, okay. steve: astrologically and meteoro logically, we have to wait a few days. caitlin: i like that one better. steve: mid-70s, no concern whatsoever, they had some showers, it was a lot cooler, so pretty nice weather in hollywood. no headaches whatsoever. around here, our active weather days, not a lot of them, we're really just looking at wednesday, so the 2nd of march, there is that potential we could be dealing with a little bit of active weather around. the biggest story is going to be for the most part seeing showers around. the potential exists as this next front will be coming our way, could squeeze out some showers and maybe an isolated thunderstorm. the timing on that is going to be wednesday. otherwise, a fairly quiet week. meantime, as we start march here pretty soon too, the averages go from 59 and 36 to 68 and 44 by the end of the month and
4" rain, probably about 4.1. meantime, atop headlines, cool today, sunny, temperatures near 50. well below the average of 58. mainly dry as we go throughout the week. i have a mid-week chance at showers, maybe a stray thunderstorm too on that day, and looks like friday could be a potential for a shower. we'll keep an eye on that. it's going to be warm too, as we go sunday through wednesday, temperatures above average, and thursday and friday, temperatures start to come back down once again. we'll see the warmth out ahead of that trough, temperatures warming up, and the cooler air will filter in behind it as temperatures come back down at least to the upper 50s and near 50 degrees, a lot like what we're seeing today. 20s out there, 21 in roxboro, 22 in sanford, 26 at rdu. the normal low is 36 degrees, so definitely a cold start to the day, a couple of clouds in the sky, and after midday, only 47. so exercising outside this morning, you still need that heavier gear. less breezy. that's the good news.
we'll lose that breeze today, less than 10 miles an hour. so that's good too. clear skies for now, should be nice and sunny with a low-level clouds in the afternoon. high pressure moves in tomorrow, not much of a pressure grading but a light breeze. notice the direction of the wind flow coming in from the southwest boosting our temperatures all the way up to the mid-60s. this front falls apart as it moves by with little fan fair, a westerly breeze keeps us nice and warm. we'll see a few clouds, call it partly sunny. we'll watch this development moving out to the west during the day tuesday and wednesday. wednesday is when we have a chance to get some of those showers around here. good skiing conditions up on our local mountains. temperatures will be near and southern mountains will be in the upper 30s, partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies, overall pretty good skiing conditions, heading out there with recent fresh patterns. it's been cold out there too. upper 40s in the northern counties, 50s in the triangle, low 50s in the sandhills, and
cold, a bit of a wind shift, into the 20s. we'll come back to the lower 30s and still a cold start. oscar sunday for you, 65 around here, nice and sunny, beautiful day for us. monday, partly sunny with that weak little front that moves on by, still rather mild. tuesday, sunny and nice, upper 60s, floating with 70, and the rain chance on wednesday, the timing in question, the canadian european model brings it in wednesday morning. the gsf is a little slower so we'll call it a shower chance a long ways off. behind that front, we'll turn a little bit cooler and i added another shower chance on friday. caitlin: thanks, steve. anthony: it's 26 degrees at
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caitlin: welcome back. it's 6:24. there's a wake forest church holding a yard sale today and it's unlike anything else around town. anthony: that's because everything is free. and here's details on how you can shop or donate to stock this special yard sale on today's money saver report. >> the sign says it all outside living word family church in wake forest. a free yard sale saturday with a simple purpose. >> we want to love on the community, and show them the love of god. that's what we're doing it for. we're not asking for the community to give us anything. we want to show this we want to give the community something and just love on them. >> this is the fourth year living word has hosted a free yard sale. >> we get about 400.
being given out. everyone in line receives bucks to spend and every item, no buck. >> we give them what we call living word bucks. everyone gets free items, come through, and a free yard sale want. >> this free yard sale happens once a year at living word. they fill it with donations and minute. >> friday, we'll open until 6:30, be open until 9:00 and people will come through, set it up and have it sectioneded off. >> besides donation drop-off this friday evening, there's another way to give. >> we encourage everyone to come in again on saturday morning, volunteer at 9:00 and be able to give their stuff away to the community so they can see where their stuff is going. >> blessings that are priceless. amber rupinta, abc 11 eyewitness news. anthony: the yard sale is 10:00 to noon today.
capital boulevard. to find out more information go to abc11.com under the money saver tab. caitlin: pretty awesome. i'm sure there are lots of families who could take advantage of that today. an arrest made after a fayetteville church was broken into. anthony: ahead on the next half hour on eyewitness news, how many times the crime happened. caitlin: and a possible special session that could bring lawmakers back to raleigh.
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anthony: the big stories happening this instant, abc 11 eyewitness news continues. anthony: welcome back. 26 degrees as we approach 6:30 on this very chilly february 27th. it's saturday. welcome, i'm anthony wilson. caitlin: and i'm caitlin knute. great to have you with us this saturday morning. the good news is we get through today and there's a big warm-up ahead. steve: tomorrow, we could be almost 15 degrees warmer. it's going to be nice. what a great sunday, get out and do maybe a long run. caitlin: i was telling anthony, i've developed runner's knee in training. it's a pretty common ailment, so i'm trying to push through it because i'm determined to do this. two weeks from tomorrow. anthony: good luck to both of you. steve: thank you very much. let's get right to it and see what's going on. it's cold out there this morning, talking really cold. 21 in roxboro, sanford and siler city. you're our coldest spots this morning, 23 in southern pines, fayetteville, 28 degrees.
now, a couple of fair-weather clouds coming in starting around mid-day. look at the temperatures, only 51 this afternoon. normal high of 58. tomorrow will be this much beyond our normal high. we'll be in the mid-60s tomorrow. should be a pretty nice day and warm weather conditions for a few more days. more on that in a few minutes. caitlin: thank you, steve. hillary clinton is hoping she can win big in the south carolina democratic primary today, while bernie sanders is already looking ahead to super tuesday. anthony: meanwhile, the republicans are trading insults as they keep their campaign on the move. cnn's mary maloney reports. >> donald trump is getting a big boost from new jersey governor chris christie. >> there is no better fighter than donald trump. >> a newly aggressive marco rubio has his own take on the billionaire. >> friends do not let friends vote for conartists.
looks like a little boy on stage, not a presidential candidate. he got that wrong. >> he responded by mocking him, sipping water during his 2013 2013 -- >> it's rubio! >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders also took verbal swipes, each attempting to gain traction before the south carolina primary. primary. >> sanders reiterating his call for clinton to release transcripts of those private-paid speeches. the new york times editorial board which endorsed clinton backing sanders on the issue saying voters have every right to know what clinton told these groups. [indiscernible] >> clinton said she would release her speeches if the other presidential candidates do the same. >> i think you should be judged on what you've done. >> i'm mary maloney reporting.
home, two men are locked up in connection with a shooting that injured two people on capital boulevard. 17-year-old tyquann lamar talley and 18-year-old carlos dshon wright were arrested yesterday. wright pulled the trigger, but talley helped him steal one of the victim's walts. the two men were shot just after 1:00 yesterday afternoon. both men were alert and talking but police have not released their identities. both men were taken to wake med for treatment. anthony: a man accused of breaking into the same church twice. police arrested lany lochleer yesterday. someone broke into the colonial baptist church on february 17th and did it again three days later. evidence led them to arrest lochlear. caitlin: a special legislative session could be in the works to address a special vote in charlotte, allowing transgender people to choose which public bathroom they want to use.
andrea: what started as a week of celebration within the lgbt community is ending in frustration. >> i was flabbergasted. it was beyond unbelievable. andrea: the advocacy group praised the charlotte city council for voting to expand lgbt protections in its nondiscrimination ordinance but state house speaker tim moore is looking to strike it down quickly in a special session of the legislature. >> our state has gone a little bit crazy getting involved in local issues and the state issues. andrea: republican lawmakers insist it is a state issue calling one provision that allows transgender people to allow choosing between men's and women's bathrooms a safety concern, calling a special session before it goes into effect april 1, would cost taxpayers about $42,000 a day. >> i do think it's worth it. andrea: the conservative policy group echoes more sentiment that
regulatory burdens on private businesses, that would be better off left to their own to respond to consumers' demands. >> that's because of the power that public discourse has in the marketplace of ideas, and we think that's the proper place for this debate to take place, not to a city mandating what people must or must not do in their businesses. andrea: so a 3/5 majority of house members would need to be found before a special session is called. governor mccrory would have to step in and call the special session himself. either way, state lawmakers are pushing to prevent this ordinance or anything like it from happening in north carolina. raleigh, andrea blanford, abc 11 eyewitness news news. anthony: it's almost march but you could still end up getting the flu. state health officials say the number of flu is rising this year. there have been four flu-related deaths so far, and even though there's a spike right now, it's happened the past few years. doctors tell us there is no
the flu season, so protect yourself all year long. caitlin: uh-huh, time right now is 6:35. in otherng new details about the pregnant women diagnosed with the virus and how it's affecting their baby. anthony: if you are heading out of town this weekend, you may need to rethink where you're going to park when you get to the airport. we will let you know all about the sections that are now off limits. you may have to get there earlier than usual, if you travel a lot from the terminals. steve: it's cold out there this morning too. heavy jackets are necessary. temperatures are flirting with the teens.
anthony: welcome back, everybody. steve: good morning to you on this saturday. cold start out there. looking live into durham right now, 28 degrees at that censor, winds are calm. bundle up if you head out. lower 20s in some areas. sanford and southern pines, very cold out there to start the day, and only seeing temperatures climbing to say around 50-52 this afternoon. colder than this time yesterday. it was a cold start yesterday and we're 10 degrees colder in roxboro and 12 degrees colder in sanford.
the door. temperatures only towards 47 mid-day and low 50s later on this afternoon. going to be chilly, a pretty day, with a couple of fair-weather clouds in the afternoon and that's all we'll see. big warm-up starts tomorrow lasting a few days. high of 58 there, so we'll be above that a few days and cooling as we end out the work week, temperatures falling back down into the 40s. had a great time with the fifth graders at creedmore, falls lake academy. smart bunch of kids. we talked all about weather. i want to thank those kids for having me out a couple of days ago. it was a lot of fun. if you are traveling out of rdu, looking pretty good. no major delays. the seven-day forecast a few minutes away. caitlin: thank you, steve. terminal 1 hourly parking at rdu and the first level of the garage are now closed for maintenance. airport officials tell us they're power washing and painting those areas. the spaces will be off limits, or at least they're expected to be so through april. anthony: if you've ever wanted
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caitlin: good morning and welcome back. time is 6:42. a chilly 26 degrees to start your saturday. here's what's making headlines. a woman is recovering after being hit by a stray bullet in apex. the wake county sheriff says there were three cars that pulled up on arrowhead drive. there was some sort of altercation. that's when 56-year-old delphie mclane, an innocent bystander was caught in the cross fire. authorities are looking for the people involved. authorities in kansas have charged a woman with supplying a convicted felon with an assault rifle and a pistol. according to police, that felon, cedric ford, stormed into the factory where he worked, shot 14 people, killing three of them before being fatally shot.
protective order involving his former girlfriend. republican presidential frontrunner donald trump is bringing his momentum to our area. his campaign is opening an office in fayetteville today. trump just got an endorsement yesterday from former candidate chris christie. anthony: the zika virus confirmed in nine pregnant women in the united states. all those women got infected in other countries. three babies have been born, one has a brain defect, one the virus spread mainly by mosquito bites. it is an epidemic in latin america and the caribbean. new this morning, the el faro that sank in hurricane joaquin. wrote about the storm one day before the ship sank in the bahamas last board.
caitlin: a woman is on a mission to find her puppy after it was snatched from inside a car. anthony: i'm in. >> i'm infuriated but i'm so upset. i don't understand. she wasn't a stray. she was my dog. caitlin: charlie is just five months old and was rescued from the harnett county shelter. a couple of days ago, the puppy's owner and some friends had lunch in garner's. they left charlie in the car. they thought the door was locked. 30 minutes later, they came back and the door was open and charlie was gone. the owner is hoping for a safe return and is offering a reward right now. a dog rescued from deplorable living conditions last summer is back. when durham county sheriff's deputy dakota found him, he was emaciated. after being nursed back to health, marty was returned to durham and reported by the deputy.
and a middle school got an unexpected guest before they left for the weekend. this one-year-old buck inside the classroom caused quite a commotion after it jumped through an open window and into the building. it then busted a wall, knocked over a water cooler trying to get back outside the building. it happened as the students were about to be dismissed. animal control was able to tranquilize the deer and remove it from the school. i'm worried about the deer's condition after looking at the glass there. caitlin: oh, yeah. thankfully, none of the kids were hurt. to corner an animal like that, they can do some damage. anthony: absolutely. caitlin: can you imagine seeing that in school? that's a new one. steve: that is a new one. show and tell. caitlin: yeah. steve: every time i'm in that neighborhood, i see them easing along. they just look over at you, like what. caitlin: do you have a problem. steve: whenever you see one go, there's more coming, usually. so let's get right to it and talk about it. hey, on hollywood, big night
course, and we're a big part of it right here on abc. hope you tune in, and the weather is going to be great. no concerns whatsoever in hollywood. numbers will be in the mid-70s. we're going to be nice tomorrow too, with our temperatures climbing all the way up into the 60s tomorrow, lasting into the 60s for a few days. active weather days, not much. wednesday looks like we have a decent shot of at least catching some rain around, watching the front coming our way, as it moves on in. the timing there as we go into wednesday, we'll catch showers around and that's it. doesn't look to be anything major or severe. we'll keep an eye on the front for you. tuesday starting of march, temperatures on average, upper 50s, and by the end of the month we see averages in the upper 60s so a big change in the month of march and on average, we get 4.11" rainfall during the month. a cloudy but cool day today, highs of 50 degrees. next few days, mainly dry, mid-week chance at a shower and a chance at a shower on friday
to be warm too, as we go sunday all the way through wednesday, and i think thursday into friday will be cooler. nice, warm air out ahead of the front. behind the front, temperatures go right back down, at least to the upper 40s and 50 degrees. cooler numbers coming our way. in the meantime, it is cold this morning, 21 from louisburg, siler city at 22. 21 in southern pines. 8:00, 31 degrees in the triangle so a cold start. as we get to mid-day, around 47 degrees, low 50s for the afternoon. that's all we're going to see, less breezy, a few clouds around, that's all we'll have today. a satellite shows clear skies, northwesterly winds in the mountains and we might catch a couple of those clouds and that's it. tomorrow now, a nice sunny day, high pressure moves off to the south and east so it gives us wind out of the south and southwest. that's really going to boost our temperatures up. we'll watch this next front, it's going to do little, if anything, to us. it will fall apart and a few
a tail-end area of low pressure developing. models will have that moving out to the west and that means we could get showers and maybe an isolated thunderstorm on wednesday. otherwise, a fairly quiet week. to the mountains, skiing up there, look at the conditions. partly sunny to mostly sunny skies, temperatures in the low 30s around sugar mountain, beach mountain, conditions pretty good up there if you want to do some skiing. back to home. highs near 50 today, and the triangle low 50s in the sandhills, mostly sunny skies. clear tonight, we'll be in the low to mid-30s, but not as cold, instead of the low 20s. quite a bit milder thanks to the southwest breeze. oscar sunday, 65, beautiful day for us. monday, partly sunny, around 67. i think on tuesday, we'll be flirting with 70 in a few locations. wednesday, watch for that shower chance and the timing is still in question. some of the guidance have early wednesday, earlies have later wednesday, so we'll just say wednesday. so temperatures cooling back
caitlin: goodness. seems like we've had a lot of rain already. steve: chris and i were talking about how full falls lake has been, close to record levels. they've released a lot of water and still two feet above full right now. anthony: march coming like a lamb, not a lion. steve: looks like it. anthony: 26 degrees right now at reason these canines like to chase balls on the court. mark: and i'm mark armstrong.
>> now, abc 11 eyewitness news sports. mark: thursday night's loss in toronto combined with a season-ending injury, felt like the doors closing on the canes this year. back home versus boston, cam ward in net, down 1-0 already. got deeper thanks to matt beleski who dances around center and snaps it past ward. how did that one any in. and noah hannefin with the slap
around tuuka rask. the ruins take it 4-1. the video has gone viral on twitter. matt caleb shooting light's out for duke's christian academy. he was making shots is not the story. it's everything that led up on that performance. the christian academy and caleb's high school career ended with a buzzer-beating loss last week. the kind of results you'd normally call heartbreaking. the thing is, matt knows heart break and it's bigger than basketball. >> i've known people who had their parents pass, and i think about it. it is bad on this day. >> just 18, caleb had dealt with more of his share of pain. he lost his brother eight years ago to a sudden heart ailment and on february 9 right after a game, tragedy struck again. >> my mom called me, and i had
it was the most painful experience i've ever found in my life. said just wait and i'll let you know, and finally a little later, i said i'm headed over, and once i got there, there was a lot of tears. mark: just 49 and a former flame-throwing pitcher, bail caleb had lived through his son relishing every success on the court. for the matt, the memories are countless. >> my dad worked very hard every day and he came home dead-dog tired. mark: it was time to hit the court again two days later. >> you want to play? what kind of question is that, i'm playing. >> oh, he played all right. normally a 12-point scorer, matt decided he needed to do a little more than that. >> one-two-three, bill. that was my dad's name, so.
half court year and i passed it to him. >> caleb dropped six second-half three pointers on his way to 20 points. this isn't hollywood, unfortunately. matt's team still lost the game. they showed their support in the handshake line. >> everybody was in tears. everybody had their arms around matt. it was special and much bigger than the game. mark: with the season at an end, real life is settling in for matt and now more than ever he'll need his friends and teammates. trey dowdy knows his pain having lost his mother at an early age. >> god gives his strongest battles to his strongest soldiers. it happened because he's strong. everything happens as a part of a reason, it's god's plan. just continue to make my life good and my dad and brother proud. mark: and they surely are. and if you want to check out more on matt's story, head to
there's actually a go fund me page he's set up to help fund his college education. lots more hoops later today, guys. we'll have all the highlights here on abc 11. back to you. caitlin: kind of an emotional story watching that. that poor young man, we're certainly thinking of him and wishing him the best going to adopt pets. anthony: a ticket to brazil, you'd bring one back. caitlin: i probably would, to my husband's dismay. anthony: coming up in the next half hour, cracking down on drunk drivers, a message from fayetteville police.
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>> see what's happening instant. abc eyewitness news starts now. anthony: the frightening scene, shots fired at a busy shopping center. two men sent to the hosp even after the suspect was killed by police. anthony: one candidate in south carolina hoping for a big one, the other already looking ahead to campaigning on super tuesday. but tuesday is very, very cold. saturday, february 27, 26 degrees, 7:00 in the morning. bundle up if you're stepping outside anytime soon, i'm anthony wilson. caitlin: i'm caitlin knute. one of our viewers on twitter said bring on the 60s. i think he's on to something.