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-- police say many of these victims are from here, from the united states and not foreign nations. tonight we heard from investigators who are actively combating this - and from a survivor. tanya street - who lives here in hampton roads shared her story before a small, but engaged crowd tonight. nearly twenty years ago, as a single teen mom, she was lured into human trafficking, and spent nearly 2 years on the street. it was her vulnerability that her pimp preyed upon. police say this is common -- victims aren't often forced into trafficking, but manipulated into at a time of weakness. many are young, sometimes runaways, sometimes drug addicts. newport news police lt. michael hudgins says our region is a hot spot for exploitation. just in the city - nearly 150 people were arrested for prostitution and human trafficking crimes from 2014 through to september of 2015. it's seen in online advertisements - at motels -- massage parlors - and on the streets. and police are cracking down. one of their biggest challenges -- getting victims to trust them.
are exploited to come forward. sot --- tanya street - being trained on what human trafficking, looks like, understanding it, understanding the trauma involved." live street herself was rescued from human trafficking by a police officer-- we'll have much more on her story, and on how law enforcement are approaching this rising issue locally -- on wavy news 10 at 11. in newport news, i'm liz kilmer, 10 on your side. we have investigated human trafficking-- and attempts to stop the crime before. according to the polaris project -- which tracks the trend -- hampton roads and virginia are both hotspots in the u-s. police tell us, the cases are hard to prosecute because investigators need full cooperation from the victims. in portsmouth, officers carry cards that can help them start conversations with potential victims. c ports pd sound 21:09 sgt robert mcdaniel hey, i see you're hanging out
go whenever you want to go? are you free to 21:20 in december, attorney general mark herring said his office would be putting up these ads at rest stops in virginia. they target victims of human trafficking and those who exploit them. state officials hope to show everyone how trafficking can ruin lives. find all our previous coverage of human trafficking posted on wavy dot com. we've also posted the number for the national resource center. since our report last week, norfolk police say a serial burglar has struck again. they say he's now responsible for three additional burglaries, bringing the grand total to eight. police want you to take another good look at this man. they say he hit the golden china restaurant on east little creek road on valentine's day. they say he also broke into united refrigeration on progress road, and golden city on azalea garden road, last month. this is video of an attempted break-in at the ole bay seafood. if you recognize him --
new information about a suspected drug ring in portsmouth. we now know it operated close to an elementary school. in december --- portsmouth police, the fbi and other agents arrested suspects associated with the so-called "corna sto boys". that corner is close to brighton elementary. police say the group sold thousands of dollars in drugs across the street, at elm avenue and fillmore. court documents say the gang also paid people to watch for police. one man has pleaded guilty. several others are due back in court later this month. we're learning more about the accidental shooting of a three-year-old in suffolk. tonight, police say-- the child's mother could face charges. we brought you this story as breaking news last night at 10. the shooting happened on jonathans way in the applewood farms neighborhood around 7:30 last night. the boy was airlifted to c-h-k-d in norfolk. a preliminary investigation shows-- he found his parents' handgun, and shot himself in the shoulder. editor: all video in "p6 suff jonathans way" super = christina carter/neighbor ((c1 55:22)) "it's so
guilty." it's unclear where the family kept the gun-- or where the boy found it. the suffolk sheriff's office says all residents qualify for free gun safety locks. we can tell you more about how newport news police identified a double murder suspect. police say someone picked 26-year-old stephen hayes out of a photo spread. he turned himself in tuesday. police think hayes and 33-year-old laratio dantzler shot and killed two people near 14th and wickham avenue in january. court documents says they tried to rob the victims. on the day of the murders, police an officer shot dantzler after he shot at two officers. he went the hospital before they arrested him. one family is planning to protest virginia beach police tomorrow. another is defending the department, in an officer-involved shooting. sot from fb video - gina best, india kager's mother "2:05 i wont stop fighting for india. i wont stop fighting for mr perry because he did not have due process of law." this is india kager's
video online, accusing police of wrongdoing. officers shot and killed her daughter and angelo perry, in september. investigators connected perry to several crimes -- including the murder of guy cuffee. after kager's mom posted her video, cuffee's daughter posted a response. it says the shooting was justified. kager's mother has organized a group to protest the shootings. we'll let you know what happens. a local woman claims a norfolk police officer exposed himself to her in the parking lot of a portsmouth walmart. he was allegedly off-duty at the time. she asked us not to show her face, but she says it happened saturday afternoon. she only told 10 on your side-- she took a picture of his vehicle and picked the officer out of a line up. (30:29 1) ((i asked why was norfolk police calling me for a case i had in portsmouth and he informed me the gentleman i picked out in the lineup was a norfolk police officer that i had identified that did this
runs: 13 norfolk police say they're aware of the allegations-- and they're investigating. tonight, virginia state police are trying to figure out who shot two men on the highway overnight. police say they were on i-64 west near harpersville road in newport news, at around 2 a-m. they say another vehicle pulled up-- and someone started shooting. medics took both men to the hospital-- and expect them to survive. they could not give us a description of the suspect's vehicle. a woman faces charges tonight because police say she caused an accident in newport news. if you got caught on jefferson avenue this evening it's the reason why. police had to close the road for an accident at the intersection with bland boulevard. traffic backed up onto i-64 while they cleared the scene. police say neither driver involved was seriously hurt. they say caelen mccaffrey from yorktown ran a red light and hit another car. a quick traffic alert: officials at the jordan bridge say they've closed the ramp from i-464 to poindexter
it will stay closed for a few hours overnight, while they make repairs. the case against a suspected dog thief started-- and then stopped again-- on the eastern shore today. bettina rodriguez faces charges for the theft. accomack county deputies say she and two others took the dog from a yard near parksley last year. in court today, the commonwealth's attorney says the dog's owner left before testifying. that's why the judge pushed the cash back until next month. a bizarre twist for those involved -- 04=2:32 "i've been doing this 30 years and this is feel like my life has been in limbo i was ready for some closure today" rodriguez says she hopes he shows up next month, so this case can wrap up. charlene boyajian and gordon shell also face charges. we expect boyajian's trial to start in march, and shell's to start in may. senator mark warner will visit hampton tommorrow. he plans to tour the zel technologies cybersecurity facility-- and meet with local experts in the
he says he wants to discuss ways to help our area diversify the economy-- and ensure hampton roads leads the way in cyber technology. community leaders and educators plan to be there. suffolk police say they've made it easier to get rid of expired medication. they have put up two drug boxes. one is at headquarters on henley place. the second is at the precinct on bridge road. police say expired meds could be dangerous for children-- or even a target for burglars. investigators are trying to figure out how a helicopter crashed in hawaii. the video may be difficult to watch, but we can show you the moments it went down. helo crash into water all five people on board went to the hospital. a 16-year-old boy is in critical condition. it happened near the u-s-s arizona memorial this morning. civilians even jumped in to help, when they saw the crash. s/ max burner/ good samaritan editor 0:20 "
there was a woman in the water... got her to shore." the navy says a tour company owns the helicopter. federal investigators are on the case. neighbors come together while investigators search for the cause of a devastating fire in norfolk. see the resources they're sharing tonight. new information about why a tent may have collapsed -- killing two people at
but the couple inside survived. the man is still in the hospital tonight. 10 on your side's liz palka spoke to their children tonight. liz, they are well known in the community? nicole - both marsha and darnell blount worked for the city of virginia beach for decades. they were looking forward to enjoying retirement. and then this fire happened. and they lost everything. another day spent sentara norfolk general hospital. krystal and kandace blount, and their sister, have not left their parents' sides. c1 19:17:00 - we are also very thankful for the fire department who actually came out. because had my dad stayed in there any longer, this may be something else. flames devoured the back side of the blount's victoria drive home early saturday morning in virginia beach. krystal blount says her parents woke up to their faithful dogs, king and killa, barking. c1 19:08:27 - the heat and the smoke came into their bedroom. and from that point on my mom tried to escape through the window. which she did get
father wasn't able to get through the window. :40 firefighters would later rescue darnell, who was unconscious. killa died in the fire. king survived - but the family had to put him down on wednesday. krystal tells us marsha has since been released from the hospital. c1 19:10:32 - just trying to get her to rest. but of course she can't because my dad is still in the icu. the couple spent years as city employees. marsha - had just retired after 36 years as an administrative assistant. c1 19:12:22 - the plan was for her and other. and then the fire. :33 krystal says the fire has destroyed the house. c1 19:15:18 - knowing they had plans to do different things together and now they can't go back home. i drove by the house the other day. and i just, they don't have anything. they have nothing. (pause) it's ok. :36 the blounts say they are taking this day by
they're focused on their dad. c1 19:16:19 - he has a long ways to go. and i'm just very hopeful that everything will continue to work out for the best. virginia beach fire officials have not yet said how this fire started. they do believe it was accidental. i've spoken to several people in the community who have started collecting money and donations for this family. go to wavy.com and look for this story on the homepage. we have all the ways you can help there. i'm liz palka, 10 on your side. the city of hampton is trying to help norfolk firefighters uncover the cause of that huge fire in ocean view. today, the fire department sent us these pictures of arson dog taylor and her handler going through the rubble. on saturday, fire destroyed eight buildings and damaged six. fire officials say they're still trying to find out where it started-- and how. norfolk firefighters are also trying to figure out what caused fire this morning. they sent us this picture of a damaged home on chesapeake
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we'll tell you about the troubles facing a small fishing community-- and if anything can be done to stop it. i'm brian parsons and coming up at 10:45 on the sportswrap. qualifying races at daytona that determine the field for the sunday's 500. plus. odu football coach bobby wilder goes one on one with bruce rader. the princess anne swim team is motivated by much more than a trophy. and lot's of colllege basketball including the odu men, william and mary and the lady monarchs. all at 10:45
new information about a deadly circus tent collapse. inspectors found more a dozen serious violations hampshire-- including that the circus did not use the correct stakes- and didn't take the tent down in high winds. osha cited the company, and suggested fines of more than 30- thousand-dollars. two people died when the big top collapsed inaugust. a fight over a chicken sandwich? yep, it happened at a virginia restaurant. we'll tell you what the customer did-- and how
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sw 10-15 mph. mother nature is waging war on a small virginia fishing town. over the past 165 years, experts say the chesapeake bay has reclaimed nearly 70-percent of tangier island. 10 on your side's tom schaad looked into what locals call-- the casualty of climate change. (open with sunset shot, maybe some bird nats :02) media2 clip 0075 tc 4343 it's a special place. it is. (water lapping :01) denny crockett media 2 clip 0074 3903-07 what makes tangier tangier is the people. (short nats of interaction, maybe grocery store or watermen) media2 clip 0075 tc 4327 and it's a 0017 1020-23 i wouldn't trade anything for this
virginia portion of the chesapeake bay all the others are already gone. media 1 clip 0118 5626-35 "you can't find it anywhere else. what we do here. we don't want to lose it" (more nats :02 ) but that's precisely what's happening to tangier island, a one square mile stage for a showdown between the chesapeake bay, (nats :01) and a way of life. media2 clip 0075 4456 our descendents come from cornwall, england captain john smith came here in 1608. the british used the island as a staging area during the war of 1812. (nats) and the voices you hear reflect a distant culture from a different time. media2 clip 0075 4644-48 you can get four or five men wound up to talk and you wouldn't understand a word we're sayin.' media 1 clip 0065 2327-32 tangier english (group conversation) media 1 clip 0060 what did he say? its the language of work and survival. tom media2
residents here. but in a twist of fate, this water is slowly swallowing the land it helped sustain for centuries. (fade mayor boat nats under last part of standup) mayor james eskridge shows us the effects of erosion and what the army corps of engineers calls relative sea level rise. media 1 clip 0035 938-42 when it gets to your doorstep you pay more attention to it. media 1 clip 0114 5012-5018 tom: and where we're going right now, this was all land to begin with. this was all land where thriving communtiy less than a century ago. (use old photographs under shot) media 1 clip 0097 4029-36 the gravesite is actually in the water, when you get a storm, the bones will actually wash up on the shoreline media 1 clip 0088 that's all that's left from the on it, mccormick and company. (bottle) media 1 clip 0105 margaret a. pruitt. died in december, december 2nd, 1901 media (clip 0107) a walk along the jagged shore reveals archeological nuggets left from a war with the bay. media 1 clip 0107 4723-32 you can picture it. the kids up here playing. especially in the summertime and the crabbing and fishing up here and it's all gone. the corps of engineers predicts tangier island
fate in 50 years. (01 nats chopper) but this aerial view from could suffer a similar at one time, the western side of the island was losing about 25 feet a year, then in corps of engineers wants to erosion with this seawall. in 2018, the corps of engineers wants to build a jetty outside the navigation channel to protect the island. but it also wants series of dunes, and additional seawalls. media 3 clip 0030 1352-59 every year we wait we lose more acres of wetlands out there. we're losing more acres of land. everything's getting a little bit lower. media 1 clip 0106 4601-14 tom: do you feel like you are a forgotten communtiy? mayor: yes at times we do. we feel forgotten, and it's
government has the money to protect us. (nats) and although the water is closing, the people of tangier island believe the sun will rise tomorrow. media 1 clip 0118 5526-32 hundred years. tom schaad toys oceanographer david schulte co-authored a report on tangier island-- which was published in december. protecting the island, dunes, and seawalls could cost about 30-million-dolllars. if those steps aren't taken, the report warns-- tangier island residents may become among the first climate change refugees in north america. tensions boiled over at a richmond fast food restaurant -- hear why a woman is facing charges tonight. best, annaka title: entertainment news 2.18 time: 01:01:52:19 script: i'm annaka chesnutt your face of fox 43--- -an iconic band is performing at the sandler
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incorrect order. the worker says she started fighting back. she says the woman threw punches and even bit her on the leg. when the woman realized her chicken sandwiches would cost more than expected -- the worker says the violence started. (latanya nelson/wendy's manager) "cursing and said i'll come across the counter... i said ok. and she came back there and she tried to come for me but i defended myself." the suspect did not want to speak with local reporters. the injured worker -- is back on ten job. big games tonight for both old dominoin and william and mary. bobby wilder goes one on one with bruce rader. and two qualifying races for the daytona 500 and one of them included the big one. that's next
qualifying races to determine starting grid for the rest of the field. this year, the races are called the can am duels. race one. final lap. it's dale earnhardt junior in front of joey logano. and for the second year in a row, and fifth time overall, junior wins a duel race, that means he'll start on row two for the great american race. logano was second. the 21 car of ryan blaney was third. he drives for the wood brothers, and blaney races his way into the field. michael mcdowell claimed the other spot in the 500 among the cars trying to make the field. here's junior who picks up his 17th career win at daytona. "another win at daytona for the earnhardt's keep adding to the legacy, we're up there in the 50's now with all the wins we got here so i'm real glad to be able to do that, it was a fun race. " duel race number 2. 2 to go, a trash heap. jamie mcmurray can't clear jimmie johnson.
involved, he'll go to back of the pack on sunday, unless they can piece his car together. danica patrick involved, martin truex invloved. when the smoke cleared, it was kyle busch that takes the checkered flag. he earns a spot on row two sunday. but again, kensesth probably going to a back up car after his car gets trashed in the crash. the daytona 500. sunday on fox 43. college basketball. old dominion back on the court after suffering an upset loss at home against rice. monarchs on the road against western kentucky. in the game. trey freeman, odu's senior guard, scored his 2000th career point, that includes his two years at campbell. at this moment we only have first half highlughts. freeman hit the go ahead bucket with less than 30 seconds to play. monarchs win it 59 to 56. freeman had 26 points. 16 points 13 rebounds for brandan stith. in williamsburg. unc wilmington, first place in the caa against william and mary. wilmington, an 11 game