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police do not have a time frame of when they'll be back open. another breaking news accident - this one on the 664 south exit ramp to portsmouth boulevard in chesapeake. the ramp is closed because of an overturned tractor-trailer. a 10 on your side viewer sent us this picture of the tractor trailer on its side. norfolk's city treasurer, anthony burfoot indicted on federal corruption and perjury charges this morning federal prosecutors released the indictment. it accuses burfoot of using his role in public office to direct projects in a virginia beach company 's favor. 10 on your side's matt gregory has more background on the company at the center of the burfoot indictment. back in april, the fbi supbeanoed documents about anthony burfoots dealings with tivest development and construction tivest was a residential and commercial development company headquartered in virginia beach. the indictment says burfoot became a silent partner in tivest ten years ago, when burfoot was a norfolk city councilman. if true that would, put him in partnership with
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etheridge. etheridge was found guilty in 2013 on federal charges related to bank fraud in the collapse of the bank of the commonwealth. once the bank began to collapse, tivest went 2010. tivest defaulted on loans, laid off its employees, and dwight etheridge declared personal bankruptcy. etheridge is currently in the federal prison in petersburg serving a four year prison sentence. matt gregory 10 on your side. now to a decision --impacting voters in almost every hampton roads city. who represents you in washington, d.c. could soon be changing. we told you last night about a federal panel's ruling to re-draw the lines for virginia's third congressional district. the new lines mean a shake-up for several surrounding districts, too! 10 on your side's joe fisher is here now to break this all down. joe. anita, stephanie -- right now, democrat bobby scott represents the third district -- which runs from richmond to norfolk. last year, the district was ruled unconstitutional because of its predominence of
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just yesterday -- came an agreement on new lines --- which, if approved -- will change many people's representation across hampton roads. even 3rd district congressman bobby scott agrees -- telling 10 on your side, he believes his current district is unconstitutional. 56 percent of the population african- american. but new lines, re-configured and released this week, shift richmond, henrico, surry, and other areas. the move makes the district more hampton- roads centered. the african-american voting population would drop to 45 percent. ((c3 6:07)) "i am satisfied legally that the new district will pass the constitutional muster." ((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." ((c3 10:29)) "the finding of the court was that if you had a hampton roads district, race would not be a prodiment factor in drawing the lines, it also, more of hampton, including the area
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course. in norfolk, the larchmont and lakewood neighborhood's would shift into the third district. in chesapeake, south norfolk, greenbrier west, and deep creek north would also be represented by the winner of november's election. also included --- northern suffolk --- from hobbs, south to harbour view. and all of franklin and isle of wight county would be moved into the third district, too. whether the u.s. supreme court affirms the decision to change the lines -- or keep the lines the same -- congressman scott, first elected in 1992, says he plans to be a candidate. ((c3 12:04)) "if the supreme court affirms the three-judge panel re-drawing i would expect to be a candidate and do the best i can." plans to be a candidate, he tells me, but no formal annoucement for his re-election. the deadline for candidates to file is in april. if the supreme court's review takes too long -- he says it's possible the june primary will have to be pushed back. we're working to post a link on wavy- dot-com that shows street-by-street, which congressional district voters fall
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live in the newsroom, i'm joe fisher, 10 on your side. it's been a dreary friday. looking ahead to the weekend -- we could see some warmer temperatures, but also some showers. chief meteorologist don slater is in the super doppler 10 weather center with our first forecast. don? tonight a chance of rain before 9pm, then areas of drizzle after midnight. cloudy, with a low around 45. northeast wind 5 to 10. saturday areas of drizzle before 9am, then a chance of rain after 1pm. not a wash-out. cloudy, with a high near 60. northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. saturday night rain likely, mainly between 9pm and midnight, then showers after midnight. low around 53. east wind 9 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. sunday a chance of breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high
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mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 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. an attack on a philly police officer is being investigated as an act of terror. the suspect was captured minutes after he fired on an officer sitting in a parked cruiser. when questioned by detectives the man claimed allegiance to the
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captured the moment when the gunman opened fire - unloading his clip. the officer managed to return fire - even though he was hit three times. "the bravery he demonstrated was absolutely remarkable. his will to live undoubtedly saved his life. and we're ever so thankful to god that he's here today, because this could have easily been a police funeral." family expect the officer to pull through. police say suspect edward archer used a gun stolen from an officer's home in 2013. investigators say their biggest question now is whether archer acted on his own - or whether this was a coordinated act of terror. a new york man accused of plotting to bomb a bar in rochester to prove his loyalty to isis remains behind bars. 25 year old emanuel lutchman was in court today. the federal public defender did not request a detention hearing to ask for bail to be set or for a mental competency
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lutchman has mental issues. they say he only became a self- professed muslim when he was in prison for robbery because he needed protection while inside. the fbi arrested lutchman on december 30th. he's due back in court next month. belgian investigators believe explosives used in november's deadly paris attacks may have been made in an apartment in brussels. it was rented under a false name. a fingerprint of a key fugitive, sala abdeslam, the brother of one of the attackers was found there. and material that could be used to make explosives was located in the apartment during a raid. so far, belgian authorities have arrested ten people, including one who rented that apartment. today is the fifth anniversary of the tucson shooting that left six dead and injured 13, including former u-s congresswoman, gabby giffords. giffords was shot in the head. she has a speech disorder and the right side of her body is also largely paralyzed. giffords along with her husband, retired astronaut mark kelly, have since founded a political action committee that calls for
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her shooter is serving life without parole. a mother and her son were killed in an early philadelphia. when firefighters arrived on the scene the home was engulfed in flames. authorities say there were six people inside when the fire started. all but one made it out. but a mother ran back into the home to save her son and died holding his body. fire investigators say the home had no working smoke detectors and a portable heater might have started the fire. president barack obama has vetoed legislation that would have repealed his affordable care act and cut federal funding for planned parenthood. the bill goes back to the republican-led congress. lawmakers do not have the votes to override the veto. in decision 2016 -- republican presidential candidate donald trump is pledging to get rid of gun free zones. at a jammed packed rally last night in vermont trump called for the elimination of gun free zones in schools and u.s. military bases. he vowed to sign an order on his first day as
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happens. trump also said that if law abiding citizens were allowed to carry guns, incidents like the shooting in san bernardino last year could have been prevented. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - a major airline now owes the federal government big bucks. what landed united airlines in hot water. plus -- implants and cancer - how one may lead to another -- and why so few people
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be a direct link between breast implants and cancer. a certain type of lymphoma can develop in the scar tissue around the implant. doctors say they're seeing anaplastic large cell lymphona developing around the implant. since there aren't a lot of women to study - doctors aren't sure who all is at risk. just to put this type of cancer into perspective... 10 to 15 million women have
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cases of this type of lymphoma have been found. united airlines is facing 2-point-7 million dollars in fines from the federal government. the fines are for violating consumer rules that protect disabled passengers and long tarmac delays. the 'd-o-t' review found passengers with disabilities did not get prompt service getting on and off planes. in many cases, united damaged or delayed return of wheelchairs and other mobility devices. the airline insists it's committed to following all transportation department rules. coming up on wavy news ten at five- thirty - some important information for parents about concussions-- and which sport for kids is
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here come the food police again. they're saying you still eat too much salt. and they think they know
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c-d-c recently re-analyzed earlier data from a small group of adults. they found nearly all americans are eating more than the recommended amount of sodium. the excess doesn't come from salt from a shaker. it was found mostly to come from processed and restaurant foods. as we all know-- too much sodium can raise your blood pressure-- and lead to heart disease and lot about football as a leading cause of concussions. but youth hockey may actually be more dangerous. researchers followed nearly 400 12 to 14 year old hockey players for two seasons of practice and games. they found the overall concussion rate was similar to football-- with most incidents resulting from illegal contact. the biggest difference was age. those players got more concussions than older players --- which is the opposite from other youth sports. keep this in mind if you're going to kick off the weekend with an adult beverage. a british study now says even a moderate amount of alcohol could lead to cancer.
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changes guidelines about weekly cocktail consumption. the new rules: six pints of beer or seven glasses of wine. in the past, the guidelines have focused on daily consumption, but officials want to discourage people from thinking drinking every day is fine. these new guidelines mean the u-k now has one of the world's lowest recommended alcohol drinking levels. tonight a chance of rain before 9pm, then areas of drizzle after midnight. cloudy, with a low around 45. northeast wind 5 to 10. saturday areas of drizzle before 9am, then a chance of rain after 1pm. not a wash-out. cloudy, with a high near 60. northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. saturday night rain likely, mainly between 9pm and midnight, then showers after midnight. low around 53. east wind
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south after midnight. sunday a chance of showers before 9am. cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. tonight a chance of rain before 9pm, then areas of drizzle after midnight. cloudy, with a low around 45. northeast wind 5 to 10. saturday areas of drizzle before 9am, then a chance of rain after 1pm. not a wash-out. cloudy, with a high near 60. northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. saturday night rain likely, mainly between 9pm and midnight, then showers after midnight. low around 53. east wind 9 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. sunday a chance of showers before 9am. cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20
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mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. ahead at 5-30-- new proof of a growing economy-- one that means more jobs and bigger paychecks for many americans. and i'm tom schaad. next on wavy news 10 at 6-- a well known name in norfolk city government-- facing big allegations tonight. we continure our team coverage of what the charges mean for anthony burfoot-- and reaction from some of his closest colleagues. and a unique case for a judge in virginia beach. a same sex couple wants
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who gets custody of the child? see what happened with a decision-- these stories and more-- when nicole and i see you at 6-- keep it right okay. so right now, everyone is saying, "hurry! you gotta get fios." but why? well, because there's never been a better time to get a greatdeal from fios, the fastest internet and wi-fi available. only fios has speeds from 50 to 500 megs. because your devices run better on a better internet. and for just $79.99 a month online, you can get 50 meg fios internet, tv and phone for yourfirst year. plus with a 2-year agreement, fios gives you $400 back, and all of the premium movie channels for a year. this is your last chance. offer ends january 16th.
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back now with a very good way to finish off the year for the nation's economy, hopefully this will help the stock market cheer up a bit. both the job market and many paychecks ended last year on a positive note. american employers added
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million jobs. nearly 3-hundred thousand alone in december. it was the second best year for jobs gains since 19-99. americans saw their paychecks go up as well. wages grew 2-point-5 percent in december-- some of the biggest growth in almost six years. and the new year is starting off on the right foot for apple. new year's day was a record breaker. i-phone and i-pad owners spent more than 144-million dollars on apps and in-app purchases that day. the holidays were also very good. more than a billion dollars was spent in the app store between christmas and new year's. next at 5-30-- a special celebration for the king of rock and roll-- and it's not here in the u-s. we'll take you to one of the largest elvis events in the world-- next. then at 6-- live team coverage. a local city leader facing federal charges. the crimes he's accused of committing-- and reaction to the shocking
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it's hard to believe-- if elvis were alive today, and some people still think he is-- he'd be 81 years old. and there's a big celebration going on in australia today. more than 20-thousand fans descended on the city of parkes, for the annual elvis presley festival. it runs five days-- and it's the largest gathering of it's kind in the southern hemisphere. the event includes lots of elvis costumes and impersonators-- of course. this year's
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19-63 movie "fun in acapulco." . stay with us... wavy news 10 at 6 is next. have a good weekend! he's one of the most recognizable names and faces of city government in hampton roads. tonight-- anthony burfoot is a suspect in an f-b-i investigation. norfolk's city treasurer faces a list of serious federal charges-- dating back a decade-- and involving a lot of money. it's a busy friday night. but our big story at 6-- a bombshell dropped on norfolk city hall. instead of going to work-- norfolk city treasurer anthony burfoot went to federal court-- all thanks to this 30 page indictment. the crimes inside it-- all surrounding a corruption probe dating back to events in 2005. it alleges that burfoot solicited money and items in exchange for the use of his power in city
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and as treasurer. ulrimately-- it could mean decades in prison for a familar face to the people of norfolk. we have two reports on this major story for the city of norfolk. 10 on your side's andy fox sorts out the facts behind the indictment. first-- jason marks at federal court with more on what happened there today. jason? anthony burfoot turned himself in to us marshals earlier today. he's facing some very serious charges-- charges his attorney says aren't true. 10=3:55 "we are prepared to fight everything absolutely prepared and ready and raring to go" norfolk city treasurer anthony burfoot and his attorney andrew sacks are confident in burfoot's innocents. he's facing 8 federal charges of public corruption. 10=4:06 "anthony knows what he did and what he didn't do these things the truth is the strongest alley you have in a case" though city records. the feds say he used his role as vice mayor and city treasurer to accept money
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charged with perjury
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