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inside a mobile home with turner's 30-year-old girlfriend. she's the only one who survived. while loved ones mourn their losses, hundreds are still picking up the pieces. 10 on your side's liz kilmer joins us from waverly. liz how are first responders helping? tom, nicole - so many helping hands are here and will be in the coming days. i'm on burt street -- where you can see the type of damage so many are dealing with. neighbors say the assistance they've been getting is providing hope in this dark time. keesha giffen - victim emma strong -- red cross disaster program specialist lt. 11:42:17 keesha "it was ripped through this little town." keesha giffen and her two children are among the many picking up the pieces tonight - red cross volunteers rolled in first thing thursday - they say the storm displaced nearly 30
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"for clients who are no longer able to return to their homes, we're salvation army post - the two organizations located beside each other in the fresh pride parking lot. c2 11:31:27 "we have soup we have hot dogs, shoulder to cry on, somebody just to talk to, laugh, get their mind off of whats going on around them, that's what we're here for." nearby-- local organizations and leaders collected donations inside the vacant grocery store until the town's 7 pm curfew. c21 11:52:03 "they have been coming from everywhere, places that i never heard of before, they have come out and it's not a whole lot of businesses it's mostly citizens coming in their trucks, coming in their cars, just bringing all the donations that they can" in the morning, dozens of volunteers will distribute them to those in-need -- c21 11:52:29 "these are
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how people really are. we may go through a lot during a course of our day but when it comes to a disaster when it comes to relief, we are here." another volunteer group - southern baptist disaster relief will be tarping homes like these on burt street. the red cross is planning to set up a shelter tomorrow -- tonight officials say those displaced including keesha had places to go. tom & nicole back to you. we've spoken to the red cross about how you can help -- they say one of the best things to do is donate money, so they can buy whatever people need. if you have time to give, they also need volunteers -- whatever your skillset is please call us because we have a spot for you we're always looking for volunteers even doing what i do in public
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constantly in need of that many of you are already getting involved -- virginia beach-based operation blessing sent a team from their disaster relief crew out today. the virginia national guard is also stepping in. dozens of soldiers helped with the cleanup in essex county today. they director of the guard says they're ready to call in more people in necessary. now let's get a better idea of how weather experts classify a storm. don slater joins us. don -- the national weather service is calling this an e-f one tornado.
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tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards.
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governor terry mcauliffe has made state resources available for cleanup efforts across virginia. today, he toured three of the hardest hit areas: waverly, tappahannock, and appomattox county. between them -- four people died. mcauliffe says his heart goes out to those who have lost loved ones. he says it's hard to imagine how people rode out the storm, but he knew he had to see the aftermath for himself. c0028 1644 i think it's important to come down and see what actually is needed to make sure we can get the state and federal resources in here as fast as possible 1651 inspectors are still trying to calculate the financial losses, millions. let's take you to appomattox county. a tornado cut a path nearly ten-miles-wide. one person died and more than half a dozen others were hurt. and at least one tornado hit the town of tappahannock in essex county. the newport news fire department even sent its hazmat team to help. we haven't heard of any deaths there, but more than two dozen people were hurt. our coverage of these deadly storms continues
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take another look at what neighbors are dealing with today with our picture galleries. you can also learn more about getting involved in the relief efforts. breaking news coming in from kansas now -- deputies say as many as four people may be dead-- and at least 20 people are hurt after a man attacked a business. we just got this video from excel industries in hesston -- about 30 minutes north of wichita. the sheriff says they shot and killed the employee behind it all. the company makes lawn mower products. we'll let you know when we have an update. a case of de-ja-vu for portsmouth city council -- it has fined a second councilman more than claiming he broke a controversial ordinance. danny meeks says he got the notice this week -- the he discusses garbage disposal plans. mayor kenny wright says that was discussed in a closed session, meaning meeks should not have said anything to the media. meeks says that's not true. 10:40:59 "they said i took the information then
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had the information but i didnt have it timestamped and long or any trail because i had it before the town hall meeting." 10:41:15 meeks says he and his attorney will be discussing a plan of action. mayor wright did not return our calls. of course -- meeks is not the first councilman to fall victim to this recently established code of silence. 012616-es5fksy0 editor vids at 0:29 earlier this year, city council also fined councilman bill moody for a facebook post -- in which he allegedly disclosed private city business. residents were so upset, they actually raised money to help him pay it. moody says he's fighting the fine. new tonight -- virginia lawmakers have killed a bill designed to protect police privacy. it would have let the government keep the names of police officers secret from the media and public. the panel tabled the measure today. the bill pitted transparency advocates against law enforcement groups. a state senator introduced it -- after a newspaper requested
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supporters said-- that would be dangerous. the case against a suspected serial killer with local ties is moving forward in connecticut. 062515-zmeb0487 a judge has set another hearing for william howell in may. police believe howell killed six women and a man in 2003 -- dumping the bodies in new britain. howell grew up in hampton, and last year police searched for evidence at his old gumwood drive home. he's serving 15-years in prison for manslaughter. next week is decision 20-16 in virginia. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton will be in our area monday -- one day before super tuesday. she recently opened an office in norfolk. her campaign did not say where exactly she would stop. florida senator marco rubio says he'll be in virginia beach on sunday. the republican presidential candidate is planning a rally at the convention center, starting at six o'clock. tomorrow, fellow candidate, texas senator ted cruz will speak at regent university in virginia beach. another g-o-p candidate, dr. ben
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the republican presidential candidates are facing off in yet another debate tonight. this time in houston. it's last one before super tuesday voting. donald trump has won the last three gangs could be recruiting your children online -- we're looking into the trend-- and how you may be able to help stop them. local police are trying to find the group that cut up a sailboat and left it to sink -- hear neighbors describe what happened. new developments in the domestic violence case involving johnny manziel. what's next for the
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virginia beach police are investigating the mystery of a sunken sailboat. they're looking for a group of teens who may be responsible. earlier this month, they say it was smoking and sinking at the lynnhaven boat ramp on piedmont circle. that's near the lesner bridge. it's where we find 10 on your side's liz palka. liz -- you spoke to people who work there. tom - it seems to be frustrating for people
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now the sailboat is still sitting here. a manager told me it needs to stay here for 21 days in case the owner comes forward. the question is: who's the owner? c47 19:03:24 - it doesn't appear that it was sea worthy. c47 19:03:33 - my impression was that somebody probably dropped it off and took off. what was once a luxury - now left behind in a virginia beach parking lot...with no explanation. c47 19:02:04 - i didn't see much until the firetrucks showed up and on saturday february 6th, this old sailboat was discovered at the lynnhaven boat ramp on piedmont circle in the ocean park neighborhood. rich mcgrath could see the sunken boat from his porch... c47 19:02:15 - just watched it go down from there. c47 19:02:26 - just a few feet off the end of the ramp itself.
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up here is the question virginia beach police marine patrol is trying teenagers - were in and around the boat while it their black chevy silverado - with a boat trailer on back. the facility's manager says another nearby resident thought the boat was on fire and called it police. fire trucks. ambulances. police say the act appears to be on purpose. they say both the keel and mast were cut off. and holes cut into the i just think somebody just had to get rid of a boat and you gotta do it at a ramp. at this point - police would like to know who those teenagers were. and who owns this boat. a spokesman says, it's not registered to anyone. if you know anything about it - give police a call. liz palka, 10 on your side. a boat has washed up just
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week. mark gray sent us these pictures of the "waste knot" today. on sunday -- crews say it started sinking, and they rescued three people, about 40 miles souths of the oregon inlet. no one was hurt, and the park says it plans to remove the boat. tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max
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path length: 9 miles. tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards. path length: 9 miles. tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw
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saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards. path length: 9 miles. tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max
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012516-ntnszye7 a university has fired a woman who
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journalists on campus -- we've been following. 10 on your side investigates gang violence across hampton roads. how you can help stop the cycle of crime. i'm bruce rader and coming up in 25 minutes on the sportswrap, old dominion looking to posistion itself for a good seed in the confrence tournament looking to be texas elpaso for the first time ever, i've got highlight from the ted. and a full schedule of high school playoff action. scores and highlights at 10:45
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a communications professor has lost her job at the university of missouri. melissa click had been confrontation with student journalists last year. video showed her calling for "some muscle" to remove the students during campus protests. she faces charges for the regrets her actions. the domestic violence case against cleveland browns quarterback johnny manziel is headed to a grand jury. police say they have completed their investigation into last month's incident. manziel's ex-girlfriend, colleen crowley, says he attacked her. officers have not arrested manziel. the grand jury will decide whether he should face charges. a trooper walked back towards his car -- then a truck comes whizzing by! the lesson law
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returning to a small town -- recovering from a deadly tornado. three people including a toddler died when when winds up to 110 miles per hour hit waverly, wednesday. chopper 10 flew there this morning to show you what things look like today -- as our coverage continues we're also looking ahead to the weekend. i'm with don slater in the weather center. don -- what will conditions be like for recovery crews out there? tonight: decreasing
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winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind as our coverage continues conditions be like for recovery crews out there? tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw
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saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards.
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gangs are plaguing hampton roads -- and the members may be targeting your children. 10 on your side's joe fisher investigates what police are doing to stop them-- and their recruiting efforts. ((intro 19:03-19:27)) "136. that's how many homicides were reported throughout hampton roads last year. police say at least 50 percent of those deaths have ties to gang activity. fear, threats, intimidation --- all reasons people get wrapped up in the lifestyle the question hanging in the balance: will the cycle of violence ever stop?" ((pkg 0:00)) nats of screeching tv sound ((newscast 1)) "two shootings within blocks of one another are connected." nats of screeching tv sound ((newscast 2)) "now to a shooting investigation in portsmouth." day in and day out nats of screeching tv sound ((newscast 3)) "a man shot and bleeding out in high school senior ((c11 57:55)) "the pain hurts." mario byrd's two friends were shot and killed in 2014. the warwick high school senior is now committed to restoring hope among his classmates. mario byrd/warwick high
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((c11 55:30)) "why do you think kids your age get themselves in wrapped up in stuff like that?" "i feel like it's all they feel like they have. if you're in a gang, they feel like they support you. they feel like they don't have a support system in the school that they're in or in the lifestyle they reasons why people, especially kids, are lured into gangs. chief richard myers/newport news police ((gangs 13 38:34)) "the gang recruiters are not telling you are going to be exposed to violence, you're going to get beat up, you're going to get shot at...." newport news police chief richard myers says when there's a violent crime is his city -- suspects can gang. a six-person team is tracking the city's forty-four (44) known gangs. more than one-thousand gang members. anonymous gang detective ((gangs 4 50:50)) "sometimes they just like the thrill, the rush of the crime we can have this fun and maybe the chance of getting caught is slim." anonymous gang detective ((gangs 4 50:20)) "money, power, respect is the big one in the gang world." this gang detective -- who asked us not to show his face -- says a "no
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on the streets often times makes it difficult for investigators to crack cases. anonymous gang detective ((gangs 1 4:35)) "there's a code if and regulations. we have a lot of gang on gang violence in the city." it's not just crime scenes associated with gangs --- but the computer screen, too. that includes recruiting members through social media. police call them white collar gangs. chief richard myers/newport news police ((gangs 13 34:27)) "let's face it. the risk of violence is far less if you are working stealing identity and working on a computer as opposed to sticking a gun in someone's ribs and stealing their money that way." ((gfx #2)) if you think gangs are isolated to newport news -- think again. 10 on your side reached out to every police department in the region and learned there's 25 gangs in norfolk. 21 apiece in portsmouth and chesapeake. and 15 gangs each in hampton and suffolk. each gang ranges from just three members to 70 or more. ((gangs 3 1:00)) "we've had them as young as 11 out commiting crimes up til what they call the old heads, ages of 30, 40, 50."
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statistic, before they get caught up in the prevention coordinator marhonda echols/newport ws gang prevention coordinator ((c1 45:17)) somebody else's son. ultimately, it's our community." hired in 2013 spends roughly $1.1 million dollars on gang prevention each year. don't believe that you can do better and no one has told you that you can do better, you walk violence prevention office attempts to get young adults, ages 12-24 involved in positive activities. that's the age echols says kids are at-risk -- ((gfx #3)) exhibiting behaviors like commiting crimes, staying out late, missing school and being unproductive. marhonda echols/newport news gang prevention coordinator (c1 42:33)) "get in your kids business. find out what they are doing, talk to their friends, talk to their friend's parents, be involved education --- and kids not only learning from adults, buttheir peers. mario byrd/warwick high school senior ((c10 54:28)) "i know a lot of people come up
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are a product of the decisions that you make, not what place you come from, or how you act or what school you go to." ((outro 22:55-23:15)) "so what about the future of through conversations and awareness just like this that the root of the problem will eventually be weeded out. for a list of resources where you live, head over the wavy-dot-com and click on this story. i'm joe fisher, 10 on your side. head to wavy dot com -- we posted resources that could help children stay away from gangs and a breakdown of gang activity across hampton roads. a dangerous accident caught on dash cam - swoosh how the trooper involved is doing tonight. title: entertainment news 43 -- the harlem globetrotters make their way to virginia beach, find out where you can bar crawl for a good cause and gotham fans get excited! the spring premiere is coming -- find out what's happening in hampton roads! the iconic harlem globetrotters are celebrating their 90th anniversary with a world
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roster of players will showcase their unique basketball skills on the court for all ages to enjoy! after the game, stay and get your favorite players autographs. it's all happening this friday right here in hampton roads at the ted constant center. tickets start at $20. dress up in your best 80's gear and get ready for an epic winter bar tour this saturday! more than 800 people came out last year to bar crawl around colley avenue and the ghent area - where all the proceeds for tickets go to edmarc hospice for children. the event starts at 4pm and tickets are 23$ gordon investigates a body-snatching spree while penguin takes a hit for murder, and a chilling new villain will emerge. tune in monday for the spring premiere of gotham at 8pm only on fox 43 for more in details on your favorite events - head to fox 43 tv dot com and for a complete rundown of what's
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weekend planner on hrscene.com news - i'm annaka chesnutt your face of fox 43 -- the harlem bar crawl for a good basketball skills on the the sound of the wind. the warmth of the sun. the smell of the earth. even the rumble of a tractor. we'd love to put all this inside every can of progresso soup. but since we can't bring
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the least we can do is bring you the best, tastiest vegetables.
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now to a close call on the highway in missouri. a truck sideswiped a patrol car-- during a traffic stop. whoosh the trooper had just gotten back in his vehicle when it hit, so he survived. troopers say it's a reminder of why the "move over" law is so in 2005: "you have to move over, and you have and safety for not just law enforcement-- but emergency workers, highway workers now." both virginia and north carolina have "move over" laws. old dominion was home tonight as it begins it final home stretch. and a very busy night in high school basketball. highlights from the regional playoffs, next
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do not delete these the old dominion basketball team just won't give up--hopeing to get that first round by in the upcoming confrence usa tournament. i'm bruce rader, welcome to the sportswrap live on this thursday night. old dominion had never beaten texas el pason, a victory against the minors has been on coach jeff jones bucket list. tonight the two teams squared off at the constant center. odu needs to finish among the top 4 to earn a bye in the conference usa tournament. after tonight, only one more chance to see trey freeman play at home. here he hits the mid range jumper, as odu jumps out to a 11 point lead. then freeman, off the screen, this time he banks it in. 14 points for freeman. odu led 35 to 18 at halftime. how about the freshman ahmad caver. utep with the
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monarchs beat it, and caver takes it all the way, basket and the foul, 9 points for ahmad caver. another outstanding game by brandan stith. off the lob, he throws down the alley oop. 16 points and 15 rebounds and three blocks for brandan stith. zoran talley added 16 points and 10 boards. old dominion wins it 74 to 53. the monarchs host texas san antonio saturday night in the regular season home finale. william and mary, after losing its home finale to drexel, bounces back with the 75 to 65 road win against elon. terry tarpey had 18 points. the tribe now one away from its third straight 20 win season, something that has not been at william and mary since 1951. the high school reginal basketball tournaments continued tonight throughout hampton roads--and our sportswrap crews were on the scene. in the 6-a semifinals,
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hylton from dale city. and the woodside student section was rockin tonight----they're wolverines haven't won a state title in 11 years--- final minutes, game timed at 48-----jordan forbes with the offensive board, the bucket---and one-----wolverines led by one with time tickin away--- here's your defensive stand of the game-- hylton goes in for the tie---chris orlina with that'll get the home crowd cheering-----hylton still had a chance to tie at the buzzer-----but the shot is an airball and the celebration is on in newport new-- win---they'll play for the region title on saturday--- in the other 6a south game. oscar smith at 3rd quarter, tigers cruising. donald hicks, he's going to radford, wide open from the corner, 41 to 28 oscar smith. dez devane helped lead the way as well, he hits the three pointer. oscar smith wins it 70 to

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