tv WVBT Local News FOX February 5, 2016 10:00pm-10:45pm EST
in the works-- that could bring thousands of new jobs to the mermaid city. norfolk leaders have been working to bring a-d-p downtown. the senior business development manager has requested funds aimed at wooing the fortune 500 data processing company. it's on city council's agenda for next week. a norfolk spokeswoman could not be specific about the exact number of jobs the company would bring. a popular hampton roads restaurant has shut its doors for now. and some employees aren't getting paid. this is happening at cotton southern bistro in chesapeake. 10 on your side's liz palka started working the story after taking calls from unhappy employees, liz? and those employees showed up to work today and found the doors to the restaurant locked. this is just the chesapeake location. there's another restaurant in virginia beach that's still open. the owner telling me, the location is one of the problems. c8 17:43:21 - what about rent and stuff? about eight cotton southern bistro employees gathered
chesapeake restaurant friday afternoon. c5 17:37:30 - people showed up for work and weren't able to get it without any notice. the sign on the door reads closed for floor installation and employee training. but it caught them off guard - and upset them - because these employees say they haven't received their last paychecks. and this isn't a new problem... c5 17:35:44 - they don't have checks or cash to give us. but this has been an ongoing thing for months. checks constantly bouncing. c11 17:48:48 - i have experienced working overtime and not getting paid for it. i have experienced my checks not being able to cash at the bank. another employee still had deposit slips that were returned saying "not sufficient funds." we called cotton southern bistro owner and chef jeff brown. he admitted the restaurant is having serious financial problems. and it's true, while some employees have been paid...several have not. but he's working to get them their money in the next week. brown said construction in the grassfield parkway area has taken a toll. and business is down 60
to reopen the location within the next two weeks. c11 17:51:55 - i would absolutely love to work here if i got paid. it's great the food is great everything is good. i think it's mismanagement of money. on the virginia courts website it says brown is facing misdemeanor charges for failing to report to the commissioner of revenue. and not having a business license. he claims that isn't true - that he does have a license. meanwhile, employees tell me, they just want to get the money their owed. as they're struggling to pay their bills. i'm liz palka, 10 on your side. all new tonight the bakery and her husband face federal charges. court documents say-- they are accused of laundering money --- and the husband is cocaine. 10 on your side's liz kilmer spoke with customers today. g's cake shop here on auburn drive is still open although court documents show owner and her husband are
today, an employee working had no comment. we spoke with a customer - shocked to learn of the accusations - and frustrated by this policy -- cash only. from a bakery - to behind bars. the owner of this quaint cake shop - and her husband - are now facing criminal charges. according to federal court documents - 31- year-old cheron johnson, owner of g's cake shop - and her 42-year-old husband, vernon norvell, are accused of money laundering. norvell --- is also charged with selling cocaine. c20 dylan johnson 17:15:00 "i thought it was charged last month -- with most documents sealed on january 12th. when we went to the virginia beach bakery - it was open. an employee inside had no comment. but - not the case for a frustrated customer. c21 diane kimmel 17:16:25 "normally i can use my charge card and she said it's down and they don't know if they're getting it back at all." diane kimmel picks up her son's birthday cake at
go back. learning about the allegations -- was further troubling. c21 17:17:01 "i don't think i'll be shoppinghere anymore, it's pretty unnerving." 10 on your side went to the couple's lavish portsmouth home. as soon as we approached --- a woman parked in the driveway sped off. c22 17:18:42 "hey maam can we ask you a question --- can we ask you a question???!!!" we then knocked on the door --- no one answered. documents show the government is seeking forfeiture of the estate -- along with the bakery -- a federal spokesperson could not comment on the ongoing investigation. according to a city official -- the bakery has been open since november of 2013. i reached out to norvell's attorney - he said he couldn't comment. i also called johnson's attorney -- a secretary told me he was out of town. live in virginia beach, liz kilmer, 10 on your side. and now, the ever
we had it all, rain and sleet, then sun and cold. how about a break tomorrow -- but chief meteorologist don slater says something could be brewing sunday -- just in time for the big game. don? tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly.
light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. new tonight. if you had to abandon your food yorktown today -- it's because someone called in a bomb threat. new tonight. if you had shopping in yorktown today -- it's because someone called in a bomb threat. deputies say someone called the food lion on hampton highway around six tonight-- and said "there's a bomb." the store was evacuated for about an hour, while crews checked it out. they declared the it safe, and they're
only on 10 -- there could soon be a full-time security guard at all 16 elementary schools in portsmouth. the proposal comes after officers arrested two elementary school parents for comitting crimes in schools since october. right now, the district only has security officers placed at the high schools and middle schools. under the new plan, the district would spend more than 600-thousand dollars for extra security at the elementary level. ((c3 6:07-6:22)) "is school security say this year a higher priority than past years." "i would say it is. we have a certain level of resources that we in the past used for security ... but we think we need additional resources for security." but we think we need additional resources for security." the superintendent will finalize his budget by the end of the month. the city council is slated to approve a final budget for next year in may. if your child has an overdrawn lunch account in virginia beach -- they may start getting bagged meals-- instead of plated meals. the change will apply to students with accounts that show
because the school division says debt is growing on unpaid meals. the new rule goes into effect february 16th; school officials say cash it always welcome. we're getting our first look at the nurse that sexually assaulted a patient at the hampton v-a medical center. a federal jury found 52-year-old juan lopez guilty today -- editor news gfx outside media juan lopez in 2014, court records say lopez administered morphine to a patient even though she didn't want it. then he sexually assaulted her. when federal agents asked him about what happened, he also lied. he could spend the rest of his life in prison when he's sentenced in may. police in chesapeake have confirmed they're investigating a series of car break- ins. neighbors told us wednesday police weren't doing enough. officers now say someone broke into several cars in the las gaviotas neighborhood this week. they say one vehicle was stolen, and they're looking for at least three suspects. they say the break-ins may be connected to five others reported in the gale avenue area where a gun was reportedly
portsmouth's police department will have a new chief by the end of the month. tonya chapman has been serving as the state's deputy secretary of public safety and homeland security. she began her career as an officer with the arlington police department in 19-89-- and was also deputy chief of richmond police. she replaces dennis mook, who was named interim chief after ed hargis retired in june. more help is on the way from hampton roads for the water crisis in flint, michigan. [video in outside media for flint michigan] the newport news joining other organizations to collect bottled water. employees gave 300 cases-- and residents dropped off 160. this supports a drive hosted by new beech grove baptist church. you can drop off donations at the the church ontabbs lane-- between 9 and 5, tomorrow. the water will be given to catholic charities in flint for distribution. if you plan to vote in the primary election next for the march 1st primary in virginia. you can still submit your papers by mail -- but the
by february 8th. you can also register online or in person. rescuers are digging people out after a six-point-four magnitude earthquake in taiwan. at least three people, including a newborn, have died. more than 150 others are in the hospital. we can show you some of the damage it did. firefighters and soldiers are going through two collapsed high rises. there were more than 200 people inside. it hit around 4 a-m local time -- we'll keep you posted on the rescue efforts as we get new information. sailors aboard the u-s-s montpelier are back home tonight. the navy sent us these pictures of the submarine's homecoming today. the crew pulled back into naval station norfolk after steaming more than 43-thousand miles around europe and the middle east. virginia beach could bench nearly a dozen youth football teams -- the reason the future of
all new. a richmond-area man has pleaded guilty to his role in an alleged race war plot. he's one of two men investigators say wanted to shoot and bomb synagogues and black churches 34-year-old robert doyle pleaded guilty to conspiracy and gun crimes today. prosecutors say doyle and the second suspect are white supremacists who bought guns and explosives from undercover agents. investigators alal believe they planned to rob a business -- and use the money to start a race war. doyle's sentencing is set for may. twitter is taking on the fight against terror -- the social media company says it has suspended 125-thousand accounts, over the past seven months. twitter says it targeted accounts that either threatened or promoted terror attacks. it says most were associated with the islamic state, or other terror organizations. twitter says it has added staff to watch for signs of terrorist activity. we're following-up with a local delegate's bipartisan plan to protect troops.
let members of the virginia national guard carry guns on duty passed the house thursday. he says it didn't take much to satisfy republicans and democrats after he proposed the bill in december. 35:42 afterwards they came to me and said a couple of them that they wanted to support this but they were a little concern we tweaked two words in it to address the concern 35:50 taylor created the bill in response to last marines and one sailor died. taylor's bill allows some national guardsmen with concealed-carry permits to have their firearms on duty. the bill is headed for the senate. two different gun bills passed the virginia senate today. one-- expands access to background checks at gun shows in the commonwealth. the second-- takes guns away from domestic abusers, who are under a protective order. in a statement, governor terry mcauliffe says these are the first meaningful steps lawmakers have taken on guns, in the past 23
a judge has set bond for the richmond police officer accused of murder. local reporters say it's 25-thousand dollars. david cobb was off-duty when he shot and killed a teen in chesterfield last year. mark tenia has new information his court appearance today. with his girlfriend and family inside richmond police officer david cobb faced a judge for the first time since turning himself in yesterday...cobb is charged with second degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony...the charges stemming from an altercation with an unarmed teen, paterson brown, jr., who got into the car cobb was driving at the car wash at this gas station in chesterfield... in court the defense says cobb identified himself as an officer and told brown to get out of the car...they say brown was non compliant and responding in an unpredictable way prosecutors say cobb had his gun pointed at the teen for 3 to 4 minutes and that brown offered no threat or perceived threat to cobb...they say they plan on introducing surveillance video from the gas station as evidence to show that the
two is when brown tried to shut the car door and cobb stepped in between the door and the car to prevent him from closing it... cobb was a school resource officer and worked with kids daily...outside his stepdaughter had a few things to say..... he's a great officer, you can look at his background. chelsea roane also calling cobb a great father... he was a great father, he was a great father to his biological kids and us. saying she believes he was just trying to deescalate the situation... definitely, very unfortunate. cobb is a 10-year veteran of the police department. he turned himself in last night. (anchors ad lib toss to don) tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly.
light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of
highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of
you may notice the wavy team has been wearing shades of red all day long. it's part of national wear red day. the american heart association promotes it, so women know to take care of their hearts -- and be aware of heart disease: the number on killer of women. even the babies of hampton roads were wearing red -- bon secours hospitals gave newborns knitted red hats. we found the babies sporting them at depaul medical center in norfolk. a virginia marine hurt serving overseas is getting stronger with every step. see the recovery efffort
caught on camera -- the moments a crane crashed to the ground in new york. hear about the deadly damage left behind -- i'm bruce rader and coming up in 25 minutes on the sportswrap, super bowl weekend is underway, we'll hear from all the big stars and i'll give you my super bowl prediction. and talk about super, brian parsons joins us from hampton with a look at this weekend's big monster truck show. and some shocking news involving one of the best basketball teams in the acc. only at 10:45 and only on the sportswrap. check this out, bro. what's that, broheim? i switched to geico and got more. more savings on car insurance? yeah bro-fessor, and more. like renters insurance. more ways to save. nice, bro-tato chip. that's not all, bro-tein shake.
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in new york city -- we have new video of a construction crane collapsing-- killing at least one person. several others were hurt. we've been reporting this story since this morning, but we're just getting a look at the moments it crashed down. the crawler crane collapsed while crews were lowering it into a position. the crash damaged cars and buildings on the street below -- leaving a trail of debris two football fields long. mayor bill deblasio says he got in touch with companies all over the city -- telling them to secure their cranes. s/ mayor bill de blasio, new york city :18 "we're instructing right now all 376 crawler cranes to be be secured. whatever is the most secure position for them... in a wind condition they have all been ordered to be secured immediately.
cranes, the larger cranes in the city, have all been ordered to go into a secure position immediately." the crash also caused at least one gas leak in the area. the mayor says he will be working to make sure this doesn't happen again. a local attraction plans to advertise to millions of americans. see the super bowl spot -- days before it debuts. an update on the progress of two new babies at the zoo. see how the malayan tiger
light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. there's a funding fight over youth football in
tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. highs: mid-40s. winds: light ne. sunday: ..mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in nc. highs: upper-40s. winds: n 5-15 mph. tonight: mainly clear. patchy ice on the roads. lows: low-30s. winds: n 5-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. not as windy, but chilly. showers in nc. highs: over youth football in
some people believe the recreation department may drop tackle football. that would affect kids between 10 and 14 years old. 10 on your side's matt gregory has more on a petition -- and the city's side of the story. look on the wall of the office, you can see youth football runs deep for don (ma-car-ee) don marcari / youth football coach c0004 21:03:24" ive been a coach for 6 years for the coach at lynnhaven middle school." 21:03:33 he says last fall he and other coaches received some unpleasant news. don marcari (mar-car-ee) youth football coach c0004 21:05:24 "in november, there was some talk about doing away with football in 2017. 21 (matt gregory /10 on your side the city parks department oversees the entire program, from the rules to regulations to the safety procedures and of course they supply the fields on saturdays for them to play football and without that oversight marcari says that could be a problem." don marcari (mar-car-ee) youth football coach c0004 21:06:41 " we start a petition online that just started monday we have almost 800 signatures already."
will these fields be empty in 2017? for that we talked to the director of sportsmanagement kevin bennington. kevin bennington / va. beach city sports management c0042 21:27:58 its still in the budget there. what about 2017? we haven't created that budget yet." 21:28:09 bennington says its all a misunderstanding, so does that mean football will kickoff again in 2017? kevin bennington / city sports management c0042 21:29:56 "its too far out to tell. i mean we have to work with the community organizations to decide whats the best path for our youth athletic programs 21:30:04 its a future that at least that don marcari wants to make sure the city covers. matt gregory toys if the city did stop sponsoring youth football, marcari says it might not be the end of the sport. the 11 teams would have to provide the same rules, safety procedures, and fields on their own. new tonight. a local attraction is trying to get national attention. colonial williamsburg has
super bowl. editor 30 how is it possible any entire country came to believe anything is possible? if you recognize that voice -- it's nbc's tom brokaw colonial williamsburg will air the spot in new york, philadelphia and d-c. a quick look at some of the other ads people are already talking about. skittles will air a spot featuring steven tyler and a play off aerosmith's famous hit, "dream on". kia gives us a clever play off "walk-in" closet -- there are two types of people in the world -- those who expect more. who wouldn't want a little life advice from christopher walken? and a start-up company will get its chance to impress a national audience. editor 18 row awaken and welcome
"death wish coffee" earned a five-million- dollar spot -- as part of a small business contest. wavy dot com has plenty special features of super bowl 50. there's information about what you can expect from some big name companies, and who may surprise you. it wouldn't surprise anyone if malayan tiger cubs at the virginia zoo go for their fellow cats from carolina. but i don't think anyone has asked them yet. they are only a month old -- but they are cute! their eyes are open now-- and they're beginning to crawl around. we got this video from the virginia zoo. you can see this pair' for yourself if you visit. they will be on display during bottle feeding occasionally, and you can learn about ongoing efforts to preserve their species. a virginia marine is recovering from a spinal cord injury - step by
a marine from the richmond area has taken the first steps towards recovery. he injured his neck while serving in guam -- so it's a big deal that he's moving again. amy lacey has his story. he enlisted in the marine corps to keep up the fight for our country's independence. but here he is now -- fighting for his own. no super -- too short "it was all kind of a blur." josh burch -- just 20-years-old -- broke his
while serving in guam.. no super -- too short "that's all i know. i don't know how it the phone call no parent ever wants to get." his mom emily -- at home in chester -- 24 hours later...on a plane to there...he came here to mcguire v-a medical center. emily burch -- josh's mother quick burch -- josh's mother 10:29:01> "he had a cervical collar, he had limited mobility, he wasn't able to move his arms." but now...thanks to a robotic two hours after learning this would be the day...josh take his first another... and then another... emily watches with tears in her eyes...as her son, her marine hero... finds his footing again. lcpl josh burch -- u.s. marine corps quick sot!!! [a 00680551(two corps 10:21:59> "trying to concentrate keeping my balance pushing this and
he's learning to move in a new way -- adding to milestone for his emotional, mental and physical well-being. doctors say walking could help burch prevent issues-- many spinal cord injury patients have. they include blood clots and trouble breathing. a final look ahead to super bowl 50 between the panthers and the broncos. an acc basketball team enforces a self- imposed exile. and the monster jam returns to the hampton coliseum.
the jets are flying in, the celebrity parties are in full swing. and ticket prices get higher every hour. it's super bowl weekend, time to break down america's biggest sporting event of the year. i'm bruce rader, welcome to the sportswrap live on this friday night. does peyton manning have enough left in his arm to win one more game? can the broncos defense contain young cam newton. will it be a super blow