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today. anderson had been imployed with the hampton police division since 1990. now breaking news from norfolk. the interstate 64 east exit ramp to tidewater drive is closed because of a crash. 5 vehicles involved --- one of them is a tractor trailer. the crash happened at 2:30. the 664 south exit ramp to portsmouth boulevardin chesapeake is closed because of a traffic crash. a 10 on your side viewer sent us this picture of the tractor trailer on its side. now to more breaking news --- norfolk city treasurer anthony burfoot has been indicted on federal public corruption and perjury charges. he left federal court not long ago. we have team coverage of this big breaking story. 10 on your side's andy fox has been digging into the court documents. but we begin with jason marks live in norfolk. just after 2:30 city treasurer anthony burfoot
he was read the charges against him and then released on bond. he burfoot was in front of a judge. he was read the charges against him and then released on bond. he had turned himself in the us marshals earlier in the day. here is some video of burfoot coming out court.. he is facing charges of that he was involved in a scheme to defraud the citizens of norfolk of their right to honest services. the charges stem from when burfoot was vice mayor on city council and spilled over to the treasurers office. one indictment alleges that over a period of years, burfoot solicited things of value including money, car payments, and home appliances for votes cast. the indictment provides detailed allegations of burfoot's illicit relationships with the managers of tivest development.. my colleague andy fox has that more on that coming up. burfoot is also facing perjury charges claiming under oath he never accepted or allocated things of value in exchange for performing
not. his next court date will take place january 20th. live in norfolk jason marks 10 on your side. thanks jason. 10 on your side's andy fox continues our team coverage with a break down of what's inside the indictment. chocked full of examples. federal prosecutors allege burfoot used his position as councilman , vice mayor, and chief deputy treasurer to enrich himself. they say he did this by soliciting and obtaining payments, gifts, and other things of value in exchange for official actions to benefit the individuals and their interests.
scheme. burfoot became a silent partner in tivest and promised other partners he would use his position to help direct city projects to tivest. at some point burfoot gets nervous about his interest in tivest and demands money to cash out. he wanted $250,000 but the partners reminded burfoot the company hadn't made any money, and burfoot had not made any investment in the company. but they paid thousands to burfoot to continue getting the city projects. prosecutors say he directed about $100,000 to tivst in federal grant money eventhough tivest wasn't licensed to do the work. the feds also bring up the controversial midtown office tower development project where burfoot got $50,000 in cash and other gifts in exchange to do favors for tivest. burfoot delivered the votes, but councilman andy protogyrou voted against it. (8:43 15) ((it was such an unbelievable project
it idd not make sense and i knew at the time that something could be comign out of it an i knew that at the time)) runs: 08 (11:44 15) (9this is a great example of how those of us who questioned what was going on didnt' follow alontg and voted no)) runs: 07 tonight at 5 and six i take a look at those controversial votes for tivest projects and connect the dots on how the feds came up with this exhaustive eight count indictment. keep it tuned to wavy news 10 on air and on wavy dot com for continuing coverage. on line you can read the entire indictment. coming up at 5:30-- a look at the company also mentioned in today's indictment. virginia beach police are working to track down a bank robber. the hold-up happened around 11 this morning at the southern bank on
centerville turnpike. this story broke midday. detectives say this man in a baseball cap and a denim jacket walked in and handed the teller a note demanding cash. police say he implied he had a weapon. the suspect ran out with the cash. if you recognize this man --- call the crime line. new information in a hotel shooting in chesapeake. police have made an arrest. 28-year-old jamaar bryant faces malicious wounding, robbery and gun charges. police say bryant shot the victim yesterday morning inside a room at the extended stay america hotel in greenbrier. detectives say it happened during an attempted robbery. this man is behind bars for cutting an employee during an attempted robbery at a virginia beach convenience store. 53-year-old carlton dunston faces several charges including assault. police say dunston had a knife when he attempted to rob the citgo on diamond springs road yesterday afternoon. he cut the employee on the arm. there was another robbery at the same convenience store recently. police are looking into a possible connection.
accused of sex crimes involving a child. 40-year-old jason ellis of portsmouth faces several charges including sexual battery. detectives say the crimes took place between 2014 and 2015. suffolk police are searching for two suspects in a family dollar store robbery. it happened around 10 last night at the store on west constance road in the suffolk west plaza shopping center. these are surveillance photos of the two men detectives say came in with guns, demanded money and ran out with the cash. no one was hurt. an isle of wight county highway is back open after a crash. we reported it during wavy news 10 today. the sheriff's office says a driver of a pickup truck made a sudden lane change on route 17 near the james river bridge. a tractor trailer driver tried to avoid a collision with the pickup, lost control , overturned and hit two other cars. the pickup truck also hit two vehicles. deputies charged the driver of the pickup with reckless driving.
slater tonight: mostly cloudy. spotty showers. lows will be in the mid 40s. winds ne 5-10mph. saturday: mostly cloudy. a few late showers. highs will be in the upper 50s to near 60. winds east 5- 10mph. we'll see lots of afternoon. today the winds are still out of the northeast. however, tomorrow they will be more out of the east. so saturday into saturday night. it will continue into sunday morning. we will be warm early sunday, but temps will probably drop through the day as a week. high temps will drop to the upper 40s for monday and tuesday. we could see a little moisture with the cold air on wednesday. may see a few flurries, but it's still too early to tell. stay flurries, but it's still too early to tell. stay
norfolk police now say a man found unconsicous behind a wal-mart died from natural causes. 55-year-old richard winters was found not breathing behind the military highway store on wednesday. he passed away at the hospital. investigators are working to find out what sparked a house fire in virginia beach. it happened last night on sykes avenue off oceana boulevard. firefighters say the flames started in a
house and damaged two cars. no one was hurt. we're working to find out what caused an apartment fire in newport news. dispatchers say it happened on garden drive around seven last night. the red cross is helping six people --- including two children --- who lived there. there's a new bus terminal in downtown norfolk. city leaders attended a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning for the new transit center. you may have seen workers building the facility over the last few months. its on st. paul's boulevard across from chrysler hall. the center allows bus passengers to wait inside before catching their rides. it also has restrooms. h-r-t also says it boasts plenty of benches and security improvements. a federal three-judge panel picked a new congressional map for virginia. 10 on your side's joe fisher is digging into how this impacts you and what this means for the next election. do fitbits miss the beat? we'll tell you the complaints in the lawsuit involving the popular heart rate monitors. i'm erin kelly in vb,
two women who plan to divorce -- are both considered parents of a child they had together. a virginia beach judge made the ruling today. 10 on your side's erin kelly was in the courtroom -- where it was an emotional day for both women. judge steve frucci ruled it was clear at the time of conception and birth that lauren poole was intended to be a parent. even though karen poole -- the biological mother -- argues against that now. the two women were back got married in maryland in 2013.
through sperm donor and gave birth in the summer of 2014. then the couple separated the following january. court documents show a protective order was filed against lauren that expires next month. it allows her to see the child if both women agree. we talked to her after the judge made the call that she is a parent of the child. c0002 - lauren poole - plaintiff 4133 it was crazy, actually. it felt amazing, to finally hear what i already knew and what i already felt, how i already feel. it was great 4142 her attorney says this gives her the right to move forward and seek joint legal custody. we've left messages for the the defendant, karen's attorney -- but have not heard from her. coming up at 5:15 -- i'll explain more about the arguments both women made in court. live in virginia beach, erin kelly, 10 on your
chief meteorologist don slater tonight: mostly cloudy. spotty showers. lows will be in the mid 40s. winds ne 5-10mph. saturday: mostly cloudy. a few late showers. highs will be in the upper 50s to near 60. winds east 5- 10mph. we'll see lots of afternoon. today the winds are still out of the northeast. however, tomorrow they will be more out of the east. so saturday into saturday night. it will continue into sunday morning. we will be warm early sunday, but temps will probably drop through the day as a strong cold front swings through the region. we will be dry sunday afternoon into early next week. high temps will air on wednesday. may see a few flurries, but it's still too early to tell. stay
here's what's coming up in our next ninety minutes of news i'm nicole livas in the involving the indictment of norfolk city treasurer anthony burfoot. we'll tell you more about the development company at the center of the indictment. matt gregory is looking into tivest -- and will have that for you new at 5:30. and new at 5-- protecting your children from online predators. why new research reveals -- parents might want to check out what their kids' own friends are doing to them over the internet. find out who is more likely to be sexually harrassed. and-- if you think had one too many cocktails over the holiday season-- you
if you follow new guidelines in one part of the world. we'll tell you about the study that changed the rules-- and why experts say breaking higher risk for cancer. see these stories when tom schaad joins me-- beginning at 5. caught on camera. today there are big new developments in the search for the notorious mexican drug lord "el chapo." we're on your side with information on air about
some breaking news on one of the many 7- eleven robberies this week in norfolk. police and u-s marshals took in 38 year old kevin bristow this afternoon-- less than an hour ago. he was wanted for a robbery at the 7-11 on chesapeake boulevard wednesday morning. an employee at the store was shot. he's expected to be o-k. there is no word yet on whether bristow is connected to any of the other robberies. we're on your side with information about a big recall involving a piece of office furniture. this is a popular story on wavy dot com. office depot is recalling about 300- thousand of these crawley brand executive style chairs because people have fallen out of them. there have been at least 8 reports of the seat plate cracking or breaking. so far, no one has been seriously hurt. if you have one of these chairs or use one at work, you should contact office depot for
fitbits are under fire and the target of two lawsuits. customers claim the charge h-r and surge models do not accurately track heart rates during exercise. one lawsuit alleges that not only do the fitbit monitors not work. but also that the company's ads telling customers "every beat counts" are misleading. one woman says her actual heart beat during a workout was nearly twice as high as her fitbit indicated. fitbit says it stands by its technology. the company stresses fitbit trackers are not intended to be medical devices. a wild ride for this toddler. the three year old ended up in the middle of the highway --- behind the wheel of his power wheels. chief meteorologist don slater is working on your forecast live in the super doppler 10 weather center. wow. the internet is crazy fast here. i know, right?
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will be in the upper 50s to near 60. winds east 5- 10mph. we'll see lots of clouds again today and tomorrow. there may be a few spotty showers today. temps will be mild this afternoon. today the winds are still out of the northeast. however, tomorrow they will be more out of the east. so saturday into saturday night. it will continue into sunday morning. we will be warm early sunday, but temps will probably drop through the day as a strong cold front swings through the region. we will be dry sunday afternoon into early next week. high temps will drop to the upper 40s for see a few flurries, but it's still too early to tell. stay
today's big story --- norfolk city treasurer anthony burfoot has been indicted on federal public corruption and perjury charges. he left federal court not long ago. federal prosecutors allege burfoot used his positions as councilman, vice mayor and chief deputy treasurer. they say burfoot solicited and obtained payments and gifts in exchange for official actions to benefit the individuals and their interests. more team coverage coming
10 on your side just learned a gloucester man is now facing multiple charges for exposing himself in a walmart parking lot. the sheriff's office says 22 year old devin parker flashed three different women after asking for directions. we're told it happened monday and tuesday of this week. parker is currently in jail. the congressman who represents you in the nation's capial right now -- could soon be changing! that's after a federal three-judge panel ruled yesterday to redraw the lines of virginia's third congressional district. 10 on your side's joe fisher joins us now to break this all down. and joe --- this affects voters throughout hampton roads. voters in almost every hampton roads city could be affected by this. right now, democrat bobby scott represents the third district -- which runs from richmond to norfolk. but the new lines change that. this all comes after the district was ruled to be unconstitutional because of its predominence of african-american voters.
third district as it stands now. from richmond to norfolk -- and african american voters make up 56 percent of the population. here's how a federal panel ruled to change the district. you can see it becomes more hampton-roads centered. the newly-drawn district, in purple, includes all of newport news and more of hampton. it also includes parts of chesapeake, suffolk and all of franklin and isle of wight county. congressman scott says race would no longer be a factor -- dropping the african-american voting population to 45 percent. ((c3 6:33)) "the districts are designed for the people, not the for the the candidates or the incumbents. my job is to take the districts that are drawn and do the best that i can with it." representative scott tells me the ruling is far from final.
supreme court has said they will review the ruling. he's hoping that will happen before the april deadline to file to be a candidate in november's election. we're getting more details --- including neighborhoods in those split cities who can expect changes. we'll map it out city-by-city at 5:30. i'm joe fisher, 10 on your side. the u-s supreme court will decide whether or not to take on former governor bob mcdonnell's corruption case. if the court decides to not hear the case, mcdonnell will go to prison on a two-year sentence for corruption charges. senator tommy norment says that will send a clear message to politicians across the country. everyone in elected office better be incredibly sensitive and attentive to what's going on 4:37 if you have the slightest question about the inappropriateness of something do not go there the justices are not expected to make an announcement until monday. a federal jury found mcdonnell and his wife
trading political favors for gifts and loans from a wealthy businessman for special treatment. in september 2014. new information just into the newsroom about a fire at a virginia beach goodwill store - back in novemeber. fire crews sent us this surveillance video of the two suspects setting fire to stuff left outside the store on lynnhaven road. you can see two people walking across the back of the goodwill store parking lot. you can see the one male walk up to a pile of donated goods left unattended at the back of building. we're told it happened around one-thirty the morning of novemeber 29th. the fire damaged the rear of the building, the back door, an awning and the donated items. if you know anything about the two people in the video or this fire - call the virginia beach fire prevention bureau at 3-8-5-4-2-4-8. "el chapo" is back in custody. the fugitive drug lord has been recaptured six months after he escaped from a maximum security
joaquin "el chapo" guzman is considered the most powerful drug trafficker in the world. a federal official says he was apprehended after a shootout with mexican marines. "el chapo" was not hurt. the u.s. justice department isn't saying whether it would push to extradite guzman here to america, where he faces a long list of charges. reports of sexual assaults at the three military academies surged by more than 50 percent in the 2014-15 school year. according to documents reviewed by the associated press --- complaints of sexual harassment also spiked during that period. according to the documents --- there were 91 reported sexual assaults at the u.s. naval academy in annapolis, maryland, the u.s. military academy at west point, new york, and the u.s. air force academy in colorado. that's compared to 59 reported sexual assaults during the 2013-14 school year. a senior defense official says the sharp increases are due largely to students' growing confidence in the reporting system and
we're on your side helping you avoid trouble on the interstates, bridges and inside the tunnels in hampton roads this weekend and next week. jen lewis has your 10 time saver traffic alerts. (1-08 weekend traffic) no full direction closures this weekend at the downtown tunnel. single lane closures next week at the berkley bridge. single lane closures overnight at the hampton roads bridge tunnel. the i-64 widening project continues in newport single lane closures overnight at the hampton roads bridge tunnel. the i-64 widening project continues in newport
some virginians may be getting their concealed handgun permits out of state amid recent changes. today the virginia attorney general responds. a driver's escape in reverse. his attempt to get away from rushing water is caught on tape. from a stackable t-v to a smart bra to a low budget go pro --- a look at more of the new tech innovations emerging
now breaking news from norfolk. tidewater drive is closed from norview avenue to widgeon road because of a crash. the interstate 64 east exit ramp to tidewater drive is also closed 5 vehicles involved --- one of them is a tractor trailer. the crash happened at 2:30. more cool stuff coming out of the consumer electronics show in las vegas. samsung has debuted a new kind of television. they can be stacked like legos. once they're stacked together --- the individual screens combine to form one large t-v unit. you don't even see black lines between the displays!
create a 61-inch screen. you can also swap the screens to make an incredible 91-inch screen. airline passengers may soon have a better screen for their in-flight entertainment. panasonic is building an ultra-thin, 13-inch, high-definition touchscreen display they'll also connect with your smartphone and charge it. the size of the screen will take up much of the seat-back. electronics fit into the chair legs. a larger version features a 24-inch, 4-k screen, full-spectrum l-e-d lighting and a connected remote control tablet. if you're over the selfie stick --- the new toy-like "pic" offers flexibility in capturing photos and video. if you can't afford a go pro --- you can sacrifice some style points with the low- budget "clip-a-phone". it's exactly how it sounds. a device that clips your phone to the brim of your hat to film or snap photos. skechers is helping to entertain kids with their
game kicks feature a memory matching game. this is a "smart bra." hearbeat and step sensors are built into the fabric. it collects the data and sends it to an app on your smartphone. there's a car show going on here in hampton roads. the hampton roads automobile dealers assocation's 2016 auto show runs through the weekend at the virginia beach convention center. local dealers will be showing off the newest model cars in a non-selling environment. you can even test drive one. for more information about tickets, a link to a coupon and when you can stop by and see your favorite wavy tv 10 and fox 43 personalities --- go to this story on wavy dot com. a police officer ambushed. hear his call for help after he was shot several times. huge flames from a coffee shop. what sparked this fire.
drive are also closed. seven vehicles involved --- one of them is a tractor trailer. we just learned the driver of the tractor-trailer died after being taken to the hospital. the crash happened at 2:30. other driver were hurt - but are expected to be ok. norfolk police believe the driver of the tractor trailer was headed south and crossed the median into oncoming traffic the tractor trailer hit two vehicles - causing a chain reaction accident. at this time, the exact cause of death regarding the tractor trailer driver has not been determined. once again - police blocked off tidewater drive from norview avenue through widgeon road. drivers should avoid the area. a lot of commotion after police looked into what they say was a suspicious package found at a medical facility in norfolk today. this was the scene at the sentara healthcare package was just a briefcase. many of you called in with concerns about the heavy police presence. part of the facility was evacuated during the investigation - for a few hours. across the nation a philadelphia officer
are in the hosptial. (police radio call) "shots fired...on spruce. i'm shot. i'm bleeding heavily" that's the radio call from 33-year-old jesse hartnett after a gunman walked up to his patrol car stopped at an intersection last night --- and started shooting. the gunman told investigators that he shot the officer in the name of islam and pledged allegiance to isis. the rookie officer was hit several times in the arm. he still managed to fire his own gun, hitting the suspect who was caught a few blocks away. commissioner richard ross/ philadelphia police) "i just have to idea he was coming. it's amazing he's alive" the police commissioner says the suspect fired at least 13 shots at officer hartnett. police say the suspect used an officer's gun that was stolen in 2013. a florida father is under investigation after his toddler took a a wild ride along a busy highway.
little boy in his power wheels car in the median. two drivers stopped to figure out what was going on. the boy apparently wanted to keep going. (danny collins - witness) "the kid was like, you know, kind of like, get off me, and kind of driving along." the boy's father showed up 10 minutes later. he says his son slipped out of the house while he was in the bathroom by climbing on a chair and unlocking the door. a pregnant mother ran back into her burning row house in philadelphia to rescue her toddler. they both died early this morning when they couldn't escape because of all the smoke and flames. the woman initially escaped with four other family members but realized her child was missing. she ran back in. firefighters found her dead with the child in her arms near a second-floor bedroom doorway. the cause of the fire is under investigation. the fire department says there were five space heaters throughout the home and no working smoke detectors. ((nats of explosion at :46)) investigators believe exploding propane tanks
coffee stand in washington state. a young barista was inside the stand when this fire started. she has burns all over her body. (start with vids of flames) investigators are still working to figure out what sparked this apartment fire in kansas city. the story broke this morning on wavy news 10. it took crews several hours to get the flames under control. the back stairwell of the building collapsed. the building is destroyed. two people were hurt. check out this footage from a dashboard camera in california. the man behind the wheel says he was driving down the highway in the rain and noticed a little water on the road. he says out of nowhere came a wall of water and debris. he slammed the car into reverse to try and outrun the floodwaters. the water slowed down just long enough for him to turn around quickly. check out what a traffic camera in montreal recorded over the weekend. a snowy owl soaring through the sky experts say snowy owls breed in the arctic and often migrate
winter. chief meteorologist don slater tonight: mostly cloudy. spotty showers. lows will in the upper 50s to near 60. winds east 5- 10mph. we'll see lots of clouds again today and tomorrow. there may be a few spotty showers today. temps will be mild this afternoon. today the winds are still out of the northeast. however, tomorrow they will be rain will move in late saturday into saturday night. it will continue into sunday morning. we will be warm early sunday, but temps will probably drop through the day as a strong cold front swings through the region. we will be dry sunday could see a little moisture with the cold air on wednesday. may see a few flurries, but it's still
tuned for updates. tonight: mostly cloudy. spotty showers. lows will be in the mid 40s. winds ne 5-10mph. saturday: mostly cloudy. a few late showers. highs will be in the upper 50s to near 60. winds east 5- 10mph. we'll see lots of clouds again today and tomorrow. there may be a few spotty showers today. temps will be mild this afternoon. today the winds are still out of the northeast. however, tomorrow they will be rain will move in late saturday into saturday night. it will continue into sunday morning. we will be warm early sunday, but temps will probably drop through the day as a strong cold front swings through the region. we will be dry sunday afternoon into early next week. high temps will air on wednesday. may see a few flurries, but it's still
straight ahead on wavy news 10 at 5 a local university announces a new policy about hoverboards. all because of fires like this that are occurring across the country. and online sexual harassment of kids may actually be coming from those closest to them -- according to one study. and at 5:30 -- our joe fisher is finding out what the proposed
voters. and we ccontinue to follow our big story of treasurer anthony burfoot-- facing federal corruption charges. team coverage with andy fox and jason marks-- at 5 and 6 o'clock. but first ahead here at 4 --- a small coin sold for a small fortune. this is definitely not a dime a dozen. wait until you hear how much it's
a coin collecter dropped a lot of change for one dime. an anonymous buyer paid just under two million dollars for the 1894 "s-dime" at a florida coin convention. the "s" is for "san francisco" --- the location of the mint that produced it. it's one of the rarest coins in the world. "it's kind of like, why would somebody spend millions of dollars on a piece of art? it's the same sort of thing. we like to think of this as a piece of art ourselves." only 24 of these dimes were made. only 9 are known to still exist. wavy news 10 at 5 starts we begin with lots of breaking news right now at five
crash in norfolk. tidewater drive is closed from norview avenue to widgeon road. the interstate 64 exit ramps to tidewater drive are also closed. seven vehicles were involved --- one of them is a tractor-trailer. we just learned the driver of the tractor-trailer died. other drivers were hurt. norfolk police believe the driver of the rig headed south crossed the median into oncoming traffic, hitting two other vehicles in chain reaction. once again - police blocked off tidewater drive from norview avenue through widgeon road. drivers should avoid the area. another crash- on the 664-south exit ramp to portsmouth boulevard in chesapeake. that ramp is closed because of an overturned tractor-trailer. a 10 on your side viewer sent us this picture of the big rig on its side. some breaking news on one of the many 7- eleven robberies this week in norfolk. police and u-s marshals took in 38 year old kevin bristow this afternoon-- less than an hour ago. he was wanted for a robbery at the 7-11 on chesapeake boulevard
the store was shot. he's expected to be o-k. there is no word yet on whether bristow is connected to any of the other robberies. in york county a hampton police officer has resigned after his arrest for sexual assault. 51-year-old michael anderson is accused of of sexually assaulting a minor in 1982. he was arrested today. anderson had been imployed with the hampton police division since 1990. and now first at five --developing news. norfolk city treasurer anthony burfoot was indicted on federal corruption and perjury charges. the indictment, filed yesterday, was unsealed today, we have team coverage. jason marks has been at court all day. and andy fox is combing through the paperwork. the city of norfolk and burfoot were issued subpoenas from the f-b-i last year. we first reported that in april. now today, the indictment has come out. 10 on your side's jason marks joins us live from the federal courthouse, with more on what happened today. jason?