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local business owners say a thief is targeting them -- c12 7:19 - i really hope this guy gets caught. maybe you can help police track him down. --------------------- law enforcement could give you a break for speeding -- if a new bill passes in virginia. --------------------- and a plan to fight violent crime in one of our cities -- c31 chief 05:42:39 "we're not going to arrest our way out of these situations." the reason police say now is the best time to act. but we start with an unwelcome return of a february blast of winter. get that cold weather gear handy once again-- you're going to need it. chief meteorologist don slater is in the super doppler 10 weather center. don-- could we also see some snow? tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light
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the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s.
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parts of n-c 12 are still closed tonight after more than two days of flooding on the outer banks. n-c-d-o-t says a section in kitty hawk is still off-limits for drivers. crews are clearing debris and standing water -- the ocracoke section is open tonight. all new tonight -- norfolk police plan to personally thank three men- they say- saved a teen. police say they got a call around 8:30 this morning -- for someone who jumped off of the campostella bridge. they say he climbed out due to the cold, and they found him standing on a pier -- stranded and soaked. they say he was going to jump back in, but three lyon shipyard workers got a tugboat and rescued him. he's under evaluation at the hospital, and officers do not plan to
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look for an update on air and online tomorrow. the county flag is flying at half staff tonight in a maryland community-- that lost two deputies in the line of duty. the harford county deputies were shot and killed today at a restaurant. (jeffrey gahler / harford county sheriff :31) "it's with great sadness that i tell you both deputies who were shot earlier today have succumbed to their injuries. (emotional pause). one of our deputies was a 30-year veteran of this agency... served with the court services division. the other deputy had served this agency for the last 16-years and was assigned to the community services division." the sheriff believes david evans targeted a deputy in uniform at the crowded restaurant. he says a second deputy and evans got into a shootout a few minutes later. evans and that second deputy both died. we now know -- evans had warrants out in maryland and florida -- officer. the sheriff has not released the deputies' names yet.
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maybe you can help norfolk police find a man targeting local businesses. they sent us these pictures of him. police say he broke into at least four restaurants -- and tried a fifth with no luck. 10 on your side's liz palka is outside the police station. liz you've been speaking with frustrated business owners -- who want this guy off the streets. tom - some are frustrated. some extremely nervous because they don't know what this suspect is could possibly strike again. the ole bay seafood owners on lafayette boulevard in norfolk don't want to worry about this man anymore. c12 9:56 - i worry all the time. so every time i get a call from my parents i try to come here as soon as possible. chang yon got one of those calls from his dad, who owns the restaurant, on january 28th. yon immediately checked surveillance. he found a suspect - wearing a hood and a purple bacacpack - climbing their back fence around 3 a-m. you see him here checking the door. he then walks away. but didn't stop there.
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back a few steps and he's trying to kick door, but it didn't work either. nats? yon showed us where he tried to get in. c14 14:12 - he did not open the door. fortunately. but he actually got this door open. but not this one. he said the suspect then took a hammer to their front door, which has since been fixed. fortunate again - the glass was thick. the suspect ran off. but thanks to cameras like this - the suspect has been identified in four other business burglaries since january 22nd. norfolk police say chen's kitchen was the first hit. then the same night as old bay seafood, golden pizza was burgarlized. ten days later police say the suspect broke into t'san japanese seafood on e princess anne road. the believes the suspect got in through a broken window. collected this clear images of the suspect's face. that night, police say the man also targeted paradise pizza. an employee sharing this picture of their cash
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ground. she said their office was ransacked, too. police saying, all these small, locally owned businesses had cash stolen. except for ole bay seafood. c12 11:34 - i'm so happy that he couldn't get in. one restaurant owner pointing out to me, he's worried the list of businesses this man breaks into will continue to grow. that's why they want him off the streets. call police or the crimeline 1-888-lock- u-up if you recognize at all. i'm liz palka, 10 on your side. new tonight -- two virginia banks have announced a merger. the bank of hampton roads will join richmond's xenith bank. both boards of directors have approved the deal. the combined company will be known as xenith bankshares -- with headquarters in richmond. combined, the banks offer services reaching from hampton roads to the d-c area. we're learning more about a deadly fire in san diego with a local connection. a hampton man was one of
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arson investigators say the home was so badly damage they cannot pinpoint a cause. 19-year-old cody watts was visiting his girlfriend britnee gilmer when the fire started last october. gilmer and her stepfather escaped, but the mother, watts and the family dog all died. the medical examiner says both people died from smoke inhalation. watts grew up in buckroe beach and went to phoebus high. over the next couple months, elizabeth city police will start using body cameras. officers believe they will help with transparency -- and will be rolling during interactions with the public. the chief hopes it could help clear up any questions in court. "chief eddie buffaloe / elizabeth city police c0024 8:30 "this was evidence that the offier could use as well as the the defense could use because it would go down as part of the discovery comes out in a criminal case." 8:40" the department says it's purchasing 40 cameras. the chief also says anyone who is in a non-criminal situation can ask police to
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new tonight. a proposal to build a new field house in chesapeake is on hold. city council says it wants a committee to take a closer look at the plan. councilman roland davis says he'd like to see an indoor facility-- with turf fields and basketball courts somewhere in the chesapeake square area. he says it would be similar to a facility in virginia beach. new tonight -- virginia may pump the brakes on a speeding law. the senate has passed a bill to change the reckless driving code. right now, it says law enforcement can charge people for going 81 in a 70-mile- per-hour zone. that means drivers going only 11 over the speed limit may still get slammed. the bill would make the threshold for 85-miles-per-hour. supporters say it helps balance an earlier bill that raised some speed limits to 70 in the commonwealth. prison officials in the turn to the electric chair for executions when they're out of deadly drugs. a bill passed the house of delegates today -- saying officials could have the option when the
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virginia is one of at least eight states to give inmates a choice between lethal injection or electrocution. less than 24-hours after the new hampshire primary -- two republican presidential candidates have decided to call it quits. new jersey governor chris christie and former tech executive, carly fiorina, both dropped out of the race today. christie got seven-percent of the vote last night -- and fiorina walked away with four. the navy has submitted its budget request to congress -- it comes to 165-billion dollars. it says that would mean a one-point-six- percent pay raise; investing in quality of life initiatives and job placement services; more aircraft; and seven ships -- including two destroyers; two submarines; two combat ships and one amphibious assault ship. a local shipyard will be paying more than 4-million-dollars in a sex discrimination lawsuit. female employees filed a class action suit against b-a-e systems three years ago. a judge accepted the deal today. it claims-- female employees suffered discrimination and didn't have equal opportunities for
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describes a hostile work environment -- with unwanted sexual advances. we spoke with one of the original plaintiffs. to see me cry, but it's so emotional and i still get emotional now, just to think about the way i was treated 2549 a spokesperson for b-a-e says: the company denies the allegations, and is committed to treating employees fairly-- and with respect. we have the full statement on our wavy-dot-com. uber is responding to a newly minted deal with norfolk international airport -- the company says it still believes some fees are too high -- but at least drivers can work there again. the ride sharing service has been at odds with the airport for weeks -- over a contract negotiation. for a time -- drivers could not drop off or pickup passengers there at all. the airport finally announced a deal today. new tonight -- some local farmers may be able to get emergency loans from the u-s-d-a. the feds have
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emporia, hampton, newport news and portsmouth disaster designations. that's because heavy rain fell last year -- the feds say you have eight months to apply for assistance -- and they will consider each one individually. local leaders are coming together in hopes of keeping young people out of trouble -- hear which members of the community they hope to influence the most. a drug bust at an animal hospital. many of you are commenting about this story. we caught up with the guy who the operation. and your chance for one last catch before an
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don) tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small
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snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s.
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for nearly 70 years -- it's occupied a corner lot on shore drive in virginia beach. a family institution -- known for award- winning recipes -- four generations in the making. but by sunday -- it will all be gone. charlie's seafood will serve its last cup of she-crab soup. 10 on your side's walter hildebrand spoke to the owners-- and customers. usually a nice hot meal on a cold day will put a smile on anyone's face, however (77-45:44) "very unhappy, this is my favorite
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favorite place." when news spread that yet another virginia beach landmark was closing it's it's been here for so long, and so many people have been here and it's not gonna closed down" opened in 1946 by mary ellen and charles rehpelz, economy the way it is, we're just gonna be closing the restaurant because we just can't do it anymore". nats chopping onions julinne hill who goes by betty has been here for but through it all we made it, cause we all became one family" and that family feel is what you get here, but as the lunchtime crowd settled many just came to get that signature dish. (77-46:19) "the she crab soup" (57-37:36) "the she crab soup is delicious" (53-33:00) "she crab soup, i always come her for she crab soup" by the cup, the bowl, and even by the quart, (nats register) it was flying out the door, but it's not the only thing they'll be missing (22-11:19) "it's the
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here for several years, many years going back to the sixties, and we're gonna miss it we really are. there's no question about it" in virginia beach walter hildebrand ten on your side nearly two thousand jobs are up for grabs at a virginia theme park -- see where the opportunity awaits. and a man in portsmouth shining the light of truth on america's past. why he hopes these artifacts can heal a past racial divide. i'm bruce rader and coming up in 25 minutes on the sportswrap, we were out with our two division three college basketball teams tonight, highlights from christopher newport and virginia wesleyan. also we'll visit with the william and mary basketball fans, and look ahead to tomorrow night's old dominion game. kobe against lebron, and the red hot virginia basketball team, all coming up at 10:45 on
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tonight, we tracked down the man who helped uncover a drug operation at a veterinary hospital. investigators in nags head arrested dr. barrett welch and his wife patrice welch at the facility they operated. they believe dr. welch has spent the last year -- funneling drugs from the hospital for personal use
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contacted investigators-- to ask him about the charges. (45:45 2) ((dr. botzman i am andy fox and i want to talk to you about dr. welch . sorry sir. about how he was diverting controlled substances. the door closes)) runs:15 (00:04 raw) ((hello im looking for the welches im andy fox nobody has anything to say we would like to know what is going on here and at the office.)) runs: 07 both welches are charged with heroin and opium trafficking. a man-- police say-- purposely burned a child with a flat iron -- is locked up. newport news officers arrested 24-year-old nathan horn on neglect and malicious wounding charges. he allegedly burned his girlfriend's three-year-old son in september 20-14, and immediately moved to north dakota. horn claims the two second degree burns were an accident. after more than a year of investigating -- officers picked horn up last week and brought him back to hampton roads. a local police officer has been helping the homeless, now he needs help from
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tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small
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snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s. wind: wsw 10-15mph. tonight: increasing clouds with a small chance for some light snow/flurries. lows in the mid 20s. wind: sw 5-10mph. thursday: mainly sunny with highs in the mid 30s.
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violent crime is on the rise in hampton -- police presented their numbers to city council tonight -- and a plan to make sure it doesn't keep going in that direction. 10 on your side's liz kilmer sat in on that meeting -- she's outside city hall now. liz, what did police have to say about the crime rate?
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rose 20 percent from 2014 to 2015 - in the city of hampton an alarming figure. tonight, police proposed solutions-- from continued community engagement to adding officers to the force. c31 chief 05:42:39 "we're not going to arrest our way out of these situations." long term prevention will be needed to combat rising crime levels in the city of hampton, that's according to police chief terry sult. during wednesday's city council meeting, chief sult presented statistics showing that from 2014 to 2015 - the number of murders, rapes, robberies, burglaries and vehicle thefts rose. c31 05:42:34 "the urgency of now, is an understatement." joining the chief -- were two investigators and a federal prosecutor. together, outlining the state of crime in the city. officials touted the many police partnerships throughout the community -- from parents against bullying to the naacp to the boys and girls club. c31 05:42:55 "the hampton police division is aligning itself with neighborhoods, engaged in the neighborhoods." investigators also
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with nearby police departments - and federal agencies. the city is reportedly the only in virginia in which a special united states attorney reports specifically to the police division. c35 06:11:37 "so far we've already indicted, in under a year, 10 gun defendants, the numbers for the gang and drug defendants are actually higher" but still, with crime on the rise -- police are asking for help. chief sult says more resources are needed -- namely, more officers. 16 officers have retired since january of 2015. and 60 more are eligible over the next five years. several city council members voiced support for the police. same with longtime resident harold pittman says he feels safe in hampton c16 06:42:08 "overall i would say our hampton police department is pretty good." "and you feel safe?" "i feel safe" for perspective -- officers say hampton, historically falls in the middle when it comes to overall crime in the seven cities. in 2014, hampton ranked 2nd safest when it came
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stat for 2015 isn't yet available. in hampton, liz kilmer, 10 on your side. you are invited to a first of its kind event in hampton tomorrow. local, state and national leaders will come together for a symposium. it's to address crime involving african- american males. data shows young black males are involved in a significant number of violent crimes - both as victims and offenders. organizers say they want to change that. 22:21:42 bullets dont stop on city lines and neither do bad decisions. if we work together we can probably find common causes and commonalities that we can address together and so that way we're speaking from the same sheet of music. 22:21:57 the symposium starts at 5:30 tomorrow night. you can find out more -- on wavy dot com. an update to a story we reported last night -- a sears spokesperson tells us: it will close the kmart on general booth boulevard by mid-april. it joins the
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closed last summer. the parent company blames slow sales for the need to close sears and kmarts across the country. kings dominion says it plans to hire 17- hundred workers before the park opens in march. it says that's about 100 more openings than advertised last year. there are oppotunities in food, games, retail, rides, admissions and security. you may even be able to get a position as a supervisor -- if you're qualified. learn more about benefits of working for king's dominion -- look for this story on wavy dot com. over 40 years -- a suffolk man has collected the good, bad and ugly parts of american history. some of the artifacts link back to era of slavery. 10 on your side's anita blanton reports-- his collection goes on exhibit in portsmouth this weekend. (3)31:23 there's a lot of healing to be done in america i mean a lot of healing to be done 31:27 and therbia parker says in order to get to that place you have to get to
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jim crow 27:39 the countless artifacts he and his wife i'm unpacking the artifacts and these here are slave shackels with the key attached to it 26:49 a narrative of bondage. (4)33:06 this is an original 1823 newspaper if you see here it says public sales and if you look at the items then it says also 24 negroes 33:17 a history of heavy burdens even once shackels were long gone. (3)30:41 blacks and cotton, cotton and blacks it didn't matter k 30:45 a fight for equality for years. (5)45:45 with the dred scott decision majority ruled but it doesn't mean they're right 45:49 he has posters and postcards. (5)36:38 this here says right there newport news 36:40 (5)37:11 negro baptism scene norfolk virginia 37:14 items that will make some cringe and others still being debated to this day. (13)55:55 you just cant erase history regardless of how sinful it was
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display soon at the portsmouth community colored library museum. a place i first took you to in 2014 when it was given new life. (5)42:07 i think it's absolutely awesome that someone had the foresight to save this building 42:13 to move it here to serve as a reminder of history for what it is and a springboard forward to better days. anita blanton toys learn more about the exhibit on wavy dot com. a local police officer has been helping the homless in winters past -- hear why he says he could use your assistance this year. wake up with wavy for the latest news, weather, and traffic-- every morning. tune into wavy news 10 today - beginning at 4:30. and we're on the air
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again! again! again! again! again? again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. so you can love cereal...
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we are about to face some of the coldest air of the year --
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our area will have nowhere to go. now a local police officer is asking for help -- so they're safe from the bitter blast. lt. jack munley with evms police says: has always stopped to help when he sees a homeless person in need. he usually brings them food and clothing, but he says their needs have outgrown what he can give. he is asking for donations to allow them to thrive. lt. jack munley/evms police c001 00:58 a gentleman was wearing socks on his hands and he was very very cold. i have the means to go out and by all this stuff but if i set up a go fund me page people would help and they really stepped up and helped out. 1:15 runs 17 (but worth it!) when we first aired this report tonight -- a go fund me page had just about two- thousand dollars -- since then many of you have helped it jump to more than four-thousand dollars! if you'd like to help lt. munley's cause - we've put all the info on wavy.com. our area division 3 basketball teams in the
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with virginia wesleyan and nationally ranked christopher newport. plus. a look ahead to odu's home game tomorrow. and a look at the atmosphere at william and
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the sporstwrap is next. they've already clinched their confrence regular season title--the they've already clinched their confrence regular
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