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warwick boulevard. it's a couple of houses down from the other lab. 10 on your side's liz kilmer is there now. liz, police are asking people to leave their homes?. newport news dispatch confirmed police are working an additional meth lab bust in association to the one on sunday. pio holly mcpherson didn't know much more than dispatchers did. the call came in at 6:45pm and they found the meth lab at 7:35pm. it's in the no hundred block of middlesex rd - a couple buildings down from the one on sunday. no arrests have been made yet. they're evacuating apartment complex -how much she doesn't know. newport news dispatch confirmed police are working an additional meth lab bust in association to the one on sunday. pio holly mcpherson didn't know much more than dispatchers did. the call
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they found the meth lab hundred block of middlesex rd - a couple one on sunday. yet. they're evacuating apartment complex -how much she doesn't know. liz kilmer toys an update to that other bust from sunday. charged a woman. 28-year-old autumn wells valentine's day, officers say they discovered items used to make meth while responding to a call on middlesex road. they say they found more evidence in a vehicle outside the home. the haz-mat team came in. no one was hurt. breaking news on the highways -- v-dot says you can expect a major delay on i-64 in james city county. it says crews have closed all lanes headed west at the colonial parkway
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a truck crashed. they have put a detour in right now portsmouth police are searching for a wanted man. what they say started as surveillance, turned into a chase and crash in the truxton area today. one man is behind bars, a second was let go, and another suspect is still out there. 10 on your side's liz palka is live outside the police station. liz -- how did this all unfold? nicole - portsmouth police tell us they were looking for a fugitive who was wanted on 15 charges. officer, hurt. broken glass and crushed metal litter portsmouth boulevard...near the intersection with truxton avenue. portsmouth police focused on the people who were inside the suspect vehicle...a silver ford focus. while trying to help the innocent bystanders who were struck while driving their dark gray honda accord on the boulevard. police spokeswoman misty holley says police were doing undercover surveillance on this man. 21 year old taquan harper. c38 16:33 - when that suspect vehicle stopped,
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at that point. that's when the suspect vehicle driver hit the gas pedal.... crashing into an unmarked police cruiser near ivey street. that officer was taken to the hospital and will be ok. police started pursuing harper, who was behind the wheel of the roadways here, hanson and woodstock. and eventually went through a couple of yards through here in this neighborhood tire tracks left on the property...lead back to portsmouth boulevard where holley says harper crashed into the honda accord. the woman driving was also taken to the hospital. police say harper and the man in his passenger seat got out released him without charges. police endedp catching harper on foot. c38 19:48
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enforcement officer and numerous felony firearm violations. :56 harper now faces 20 charges after today's crash. police are still trying to find the second man who got away somewhere in the truxton/douglass park area. at last check, they did not have an id on him. douglass park elementary and portsmouth christian schools were placed on lockdown, during the search for the suspects. newport news police hope you can help find a man wanted for double murder. they say 26-year-old stephen hayes lives on 43rd street near the intersection with orcutt avenue. officers believe hayes and 33-year-old laratio dantzler shot and killed two people. police found them dead in a van near 14th and wickham avenue last month. when we asked neighbors about hayes tonight -- they told us violent crime is out of his character gotta be a mistake if it's not a mistake something seriously went
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back in january -- police shot dantzler because they say he opened fire on them. he is out of the hospital and behind bars tonight. if you can help find hayes -- call the crime line. police won't be allowed to wear uniforms in court, if a portsmouth prosecutor gets her way. she made the request ahead of former officer stephen rankin's murder trial. he faces charges for shooting and killing 18-year-old william chapman last april. the shoplifting suspect was unarmed when rankin confronted him in the walmart parking lot on frederick boulevard. the commonwealth's attorney and chapman's family say-- letting uniformed officers into court may influence the jury. (47:42 16) earl ((we are not intimidated to the fact that we are scared no but we also feel that could be an intimidating factor to the jury and we are very much concerned about that.)) runs; 10 rankin's attorney says he disagrees with the motion. it will go before a judge next tuesday. trial is set to start next month. a woman once charged with
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now faces a murder charge in his death. prosecutors in hampton say they've upgraded their case against tonya slaton. last june, virginia state police say troopers found the remains of quincy davis in her car when troopers pulled her over on i-64. police say davis attended school in virginia beach, but no one has seen or heard from him since 2004. slaton is due in court next week. after a warm and soggy tuesday -- we're expecting another could last into the chief meteorologist don slater joins us. don, what can we expect from the temps and wet weather? temps and wet weather?
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again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated early am showers. a little sleet may mix as rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, tonight: sky turns cloudy again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40 degrees. wind: n 5-15mph. tonight: sky turns cloudy again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40
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new tonight. a norfolk-based navy ship and the coast guard rescued three fishermen. the navy says the u-s-s carter hall crew was training when they got the call for help, monday. sailors saw a flare -- coming from two sinking boats. together with the coast guard -- they helped both crews to safety. one boat sank, but crews towed the second into the oregon inlet. we haven't heard any reports of injuries. only on 10 -- police may be trying to figure out how two completely different cases tie together. sources tell us police found evidence of credit card fraud while investigating a car accident today. overnight, officers say a car ran off the western freeway at cedar lane. first responders found a man and woman badly hurt inside. but two sources say -- police also found about 150 credit cards, and a machine: one used to melt cards and print new information.
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they can't confirm any of that. detective misty holley/portsmouth police 41:34 lex: okay. but you can confirm that beyond just crash reconstruction that normally happens, that there is another investigation going on. :41 mh: the crash investigation is still ongoing, and there may potentially be another investigation depending on what investigators determine from that crash. :54 police say they planned to speak with both victims about the situation today. deputies are trying to figure out how a man died in accomack county. 70-year-old leland helmstetter's body was found in his home on northside road near onancock. investigators say part of his house was burned. his neighbor tells us-- helmstetter lived alone. he says he would check on him everyday-- and on monday, he found helmstetter dead. sot - helmut schmid, neighbor - clip 4 4:50:33 im angry because it should not have happened investigators are waiting on an autopsy to find out how helmstetter died. if you have any information-- call the accomack county sheriff's office. new tonight -- another
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candidate will be stopping in our area. regent university says it will welcome dr. ben carson to the virginia beach campus in two weeks. carson will participate in the presidential candidate forum. it will feature a live interview with chancellor and c-e-o pat robertson. the audience will also have a chance to ask questions. the camera captures a fit of nature. you'll see a tornado ripping through a neighborhood the virginia beach mayor counters the state's threat to take away light rail funding. hear the message he has for transportation officials. months of mystery -- surrounding a local man's murder. hear from the lead investigator who is still
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new information in a story we've been following for weeks -- the virginia beach school board has voted on a calendar for next year. it has decided to remove some teaching days. instead of 183-- it is now 181 days. the board says that will include two and a half days of professional
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and staff. supporters believed it would help the entire system run more smoothly. opponents said it would hurt hourly workers. the virginia beach mayor says he's committed to light rail. that's the message will sessoms has for state officials. we've been telling you, transportation secretary aubrey layne has told the city to use state funding for the project or lose it. layne says he cannot hold 155-million dollars from other projects, if city council decides to take the issue to a referendum. (from 4pm) mayor will sessoms - city of commitment to moving forward with this project. for instance, we pay for the eis that's going on right now, we are honoring every timeline that we've committed to from day one. 5202 the transportation board is working on a resolution -- which should have more on what it's asking from the city. new tonight. the virginia senate has approved a bill that would recognize and regulate short- term
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the measure allows homeowners to rent out all-- or part of-- their homes. supporters it will help boost tax revenue. opponents say it could hurt the commonwealth's hospitality industry. we're one step closer to seeing flights between the u-s and cuba. officials from both countries signed a pact -- reopening the airways today. the department of transportation says u-s airlines must still apply for permission before selling tickets to cuba. still -- both stides say this is a major step foward in restoring relations between the countries. foxx says: "it represents (the important milestone in state's continued efforts normalize our relations, as president obama set out to do just 14 months the arrangement only allows 20 round trip flights per day between the u-s and havana as well as ten flights from other cuban
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coast guard investigators have held the first of two public hearings -- following the sinking of el faro. 33 crew members, including a virginia beach man, died when the cargo ship sank last fall. it ran into hurricane joaquin on its route from jacksonville to puerto rico. the big question -- why did it sail into that category four storm? the hearing is expected to last until late next week. (anchors ad lib toss to don) tonight: sky turns cloudy again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated early am showers. a little sleet may mix as rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40 degrees. wind: n 5-15mph. tonight: sky turns cloudy
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after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40 degrees. wind: n 5-15mph. tonight: sky turns cloudy again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated early am showers. a little sleet may mix as rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs
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someone vandalized dozens of cars in a garage that's supposed to have round-the-clock security. residents rerehed out to 10 on your side. hear what we uncovered. i'm bruce rader and coming up in 25 minutes on the sportswrap, will the redskins sign quarterback kirk cousins? the clock started running today, i'll have the latest. a local nfl star decides to retire, a local teenager will be honored by nascar this weekend, i'll have the latest from daytona--and a look back at uva's rebound win after that duke
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for the sportswrap. an early morning trip to to the grocery store turned into a carjacking investigation in norfolk. around seven saturday, police say four teens threatened a woman in the parking lot of the harris teeter on granby street in ward's corner. officers say they showed her a gun before demanding her
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was not hurt. investigators took some teens in for questioning the next day. a famous vehicle is going up for auction. how it could link you to a secret agent, and the reason you aren't really allowed to drive it. severe storms-- caught on camera. see the power of a tornado-- that
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breaking news -- a judge has told apple it must help the f-b-i hack the cell phone of a san bernardino gunman. it means apple may have to download special software, helping investigators bypass a so-called self-destruct feature. investigators believe that would give them access to critical information. in december, syed farook and his wife tashfeen
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during a holiday luncheon. the couple died in a firefight with police. apple has five days to dispute the ruling. tonight: sky turns cloudy again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated early am showers. a little sleet may mix as rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40 degrees. wind: n 5-15mph. tonight: sky turns cloudy again around midnight. isolated showers possible after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated early am showers. a little sleet may mix as rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40 degrees. wind: n 5-15mph. tonight: sky turns cloudy
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after 12am. lows in the upper 30s. wind: nnw, light wednesday: isolated early am showers. a little sleet may mix as rain moves out for the western parts of the southside. otherwise, mainly cloudy. highs in the upper 40s. wind: ne, light. thursday: mainly sunny and cold. highs around 40
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residents are picking through damaged buildings in north carolina -- a tornado touched down in carteret county outside jacksonville this morning. the national weather service says the e-f 1 was on the ground for about 30 seconds. it ripped through this arthur lewis crab shack and other structures. the storm brought down power lines-- and even snapped one in half. the winds were nearly 110-miles-per- hour. and check out the storm that hit parts of florida this morning. the national weather service says two e-f 1 tornadoes touched down in the southern part of the sunshine state. three surveillance cameras in mirarmar captured the wind and rain on video --
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"i was just getting up, getting ready for work and we heard- it felt like a train coming towards the house and well, as you can see, everything fell apart." we haven't heard any reports of injuries. now to months of mystery for portsmouth police-- following a deadly shooting from august. all they know is demetrius white ended up at maryview hospital. only 10 on your side's jason marks spoke to the lead detective about the questions in this case. whenever-- portsmouth police detective larry gibbs opens a case he has one goal in mind. 11=:12:40:28 "eventually i want to bring the person responsible for justice." in 2015-- he worked 5 murders-- solved all but one. 02=12:30:57 "toughest one i've had" every page in the investigation completes a story-- but in the case of murder victim 22 year old demetrius white.. some of the pages are missing.. 02=12:28:18 "we are basically at ground zero on this case right here that's why we need all the help we can get." this
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of victory boulevard. and even with two gun shot wounds he was still able to flag down a car for help. he was driven here to maryview medical center where he died." 05=12:37:21 "i take it personally i want it to get solved" "the problem for police crime scene could be anywhere" 02=12:34:37 "we normally have something some kind of physical evidence whether it is blood shell casings.. something." police don't know if the crime even happened in portsmouth. detective gibbs gave 10 on your side these photos of the scene outside maryview. white came in with one wound to his chest, another to his leg. they're hoping this car could help trigger someone's memory. 02=12:28:27 "somebody knows something out there" gibbs says the driver is no longer cooperating with police and he believes he knows more than he's telling. try telling that to white's family. 11pm 1:01:05 "once we
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and who done it it will will close the case" all police say they need is that one small lead-- 02=12:29:17 "it would be great if i could do that. that's what the ultimate goal is" jason marks toys as always, police say new information from you could help them make an arrest. if you can help them find white's killer -- call the crime line at 1-888-lock-u-up. you never have to give your name, and you may even earn a reward. dozens of car owners in virginia beach say they're dealing with the same problem: a thief who smashed out their windows and broke in. this happened in a busy part of town -- garage. 10 on your side's stephanie harris spoke to happened. (nats c25/c26 car alarm going off) its a little late for the alarms now. c20 zachary spadoni 12:24 i was here when the police first got here... row after row of shattered glass. c1 abby don't understand why somebody would do
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plus cars :28 police got reports for 28 breakins outside of the encore apartments on main street. c20 zachary spadoni 12:15 this is my baby, i bought this right after i graduated college :18 side the breakins happened sometime between 12:30 and 4:30am. the city owned garage is supposed to have 24-7 security. c1 4:25 where was , where were they where were you for four hours? :32 we called the city to find out. here's what we learned. virginia beach owns five parking garages in town center. a spokesperson told us they have cameras at the entrances and exits. a subcontractor called admiral security provides guards. according to city spokesman marc davis, that consists of one security guard making rounds among the five buildings. c14 grover mongo 9:20 i think they just need more cameras and security to patrol the parking lot so that it don't, hopefully it won't happen again :28 c1 00:56 i mean its town center its the best place to live in virginia beach i think especially young you know :03 davis said putting
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garages would be a huge expense the city is not currently considering. encore sent its tennants email blasts reminding them to never leave valuables in their cars. but in many cases nothing-- they just left a lot of glass and grief. 12:57 this is my -- my darling i love this car 13:01 10 on your side learned: the city currently spends 192-thousand-dollars a year on security at the garages. if you would like to see changes -- we're told you should contact at 385-48-hundred. number on wavy-dot- com local students are getting laptops as part of their classroom experience! see the deliveries school officials plan to start passing out. we're on your side with the latest news, weather, ready to head out the door every morning. tune into wavy news 10 4:30. and we're on the air
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are getting a technology high schoolers at churchland, i-c norcom, and woodrow wilson are receiving chromebook laptops. school officials say they are part of a state program -- and each shipment today. distribution starts tomorrow. on top of the laptops -- schools will getting a network upgrade. double-oh-seven if you're willing to pay for it. james bond's most recent ride is set to go up for auction this week. the aston martin d-b ten super-car was created for the latest bond film,"spectre." it's expected to sell for more than two- million-dollars -- and it's top speed? 190 miles-per-hour. here's the catch -- you can't drive the car on the road! it doesn't have any road certs -- since it was built for the movie. a local nfl player has decided to call it a career. plus. are the redskins in a contract stalemate
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and 15 year-old race car driver macy causey will be honored at daytona. that's next on the
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geico for your boat.
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today marked the first day of a two week window that nfl teams could use their franchise tag to keep their best free agents. the big question for the redskins, will they use that tag on quarterback kirk cousins? i'm bruce rader, kirk cousins is set to become a free agent next month--and its believed his agent and redskins general manager scott mccluin are working on a long term deal. there was a report today that the talks have broken down--but expect to hear that type of thing as the negotiations continue. cousins "will" be back with the redskins next season, because the redskins don't have anybody else. if a deal can't be reached, the redskins will use their franchise tag and pay cousins around 20 million dollars, all of which will count against the salary cap. if cousins signs a long
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will probably be close, he'll have job security for several seasons and the redskins will take less of a cap hit. the redskins only other option, and it's not even an option anymore--would be robert griffin the 3rd. the redskins are expected to release rg-3 any day now, that will save the team 16 million dollars. and there seems to be several teams interested in signing griffin, and a few who believe he could be a starting quarterback. so stay tuned for that. linebacker jerod mayo, a four star recruit out of kecoughtan high school in hampton and an all-american at tennessee, announced on an instagram post that he is "retiring a patriot." mayo, a two time pro bowler, has been a patriots team captain the past seven years and led the team in tackles for five straight seasons. plagued by injuries he played sparingly for a couple of seasons--was not a regular starter this year and now has apparently
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