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have a great day. there was a gun and we know that there was a gun there at the scene. >> we don't believe the police. right now mixed reaction this morning to the preliminary investigation of the police involved shooting that left a raleigh man dead. a live report ahead. plus. >> breathe, breathe, breathe, you can do it. >> republicans on the attack. >> and a rainy start to the day. >> good morning, thanks for watch. we're going to get you right over of to alyssa corfont for
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>> good morning to you at home. yeah, we're starting off rainy again this morning but it will clear out for the weekend. here we are tracking the rain across the area and the steady east rain along the 95 corridor. i will temperature you we saw more rain throughout the overnight so as you're getting ready to head out the door know that a lot of the roadways could be wet. 39 in littleton, you'll notice south hill you're at 32 degrees. this is some light snow falling when i came into work this morning. the roads should be clear for you this morning. so here's your forecast for today showers wrapping up at 8 a.m., 39 degrees. we'll climb to 46 by lunchtime and a high today of only 49 degrees. yes, chillier than where we've been the past few mornings. our normal high is now at 60 degrees so well below where we should be.
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are dry this evening and stay dry tonight and for the start of your weekend. i am tracking the next chance for rain and that could come saturday night. i'll have the full details on that in your storm team forecast. right now we want to check in on traffic. here's i-440 early on this friday morning. we're looking at pretty clear roadways. let's check in with your live drive conditions, and the good news is you're can all in green. you're 440 north of downtown. so if you're getting ready to head out the door just buckle up and get to your destination safely. every day we are learning new information about the deadly officer involved shooting here in raleigh. >> and now we're getting an inside look into what led up to the shooting. raleigh police
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in it says there was a struggle between officer denkins, and it showed how many times twiddy shot denkins. >> and the gun was reported stolen back in january. >> meanwhile denkins loved ones will attend his funeral service later are this afternoon. emma wright has been working on this story all week long and has an update for us. >> the raleigh police department released their preliminary report yesterday and it shows that denkins for you to with officer twiddy and denkins tried to pull the officer's gun away before twiddy shot him. he was trying to arrest denkins on a felony drug charge. the report says that officer twiddy felt denkins reach for a weapon and that's when he fired the first shots. the shots didn't stop denkins and he reached for the officer's gun and that's when twiddy fired again.
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gun and we know that there was a gun there at the scene in addition to the officer's gun. we know that the information that was in the five day report and through our investigation of what the officer said happened, but again, this is an ongoing investigation. >> the district attorney says they are still investigating where twiddy was shot whether it be the front or the back. we're going to have more on that coming up in the next half hour. >> thank you. well, moments before and after those initial reports came out yesterday community members gathered to call for peace, and pray for both denkins family and officer twiddy. >> the answers given yesterday simply not if you have for some in the community. a few gathered at the scene of the shooting as police released additional information about what happened. neighbors and friends say they still doubt law
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>> when you're wrong you're wrong and this situation is i think. i don't have to agree with what he did but no one should lose their life from running from the police. >> people guard at shaw university to protest as well and called for justice in this case. >> now, our coverage continues right now on a special section of there you'll find our prior stories and more details on both the autopsy and five day reports just look for the link on our home page. the first gop debate since opportunity tuesday are turned into a shouting match. they faced off in detroit michigan. ohio governor john kasich proclaimed himself the only adult on stage. >> if there's anyone whoever deserved to be attacked it's been donald trump.
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they're small something else must be small i guarantee you there's no problem. i guarantee you. >> well, the candidates vowing to challenge trump all the way to the finish line but said they'll support him if he does end up winning the nomination. yesterday might romney took aim at donald trump and said the republican party can and should nominee. >> he's playing the members of the american public for suckers. he gets a free ride to the white house and all we get it a hat. >> it didn't take trump long to fire back saying this within only a few hours of the news conference. >> what happened is he went to see general and general had his out. >> all right. donald trump does have a campaign stop planned in
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to address supporters next week and he held a campaign event in raleigh in december. >> and we're less than two weeks away from the primary here in north carolina and early voting is already underway in our state. if you missed the early registration deadline you can still register at any polling location. we have much more on what you need to know right now on a man in california is recovering after being hit by a car outside of a federal building. still to come, what witnesses say happened. plus planning to head to the big duke unc game tomorrow, what officials say you need to do to protect yourself from ticket scammers.
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see some warmer all that rain seemed to come while are we were asleep. >> yeah, and the roads wet out there this morning but the rain is moving out. we'll see some sunshine later today but a little note pass along mccrory here's it's just plain old rain around central north carolina. 37 degrees. it's a cold rain. look at this you can see the moisture collecting on our lens here on our tower camera in north raleigh. the bulk of it is off to our east. bringing you into a closer look the majority of wake county is on the dry side. there's a shower or two right along the 95 corridor that's where we're still seeing more widespread but
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then we move up or edgecombe be counties, nash county this morning still dealing with light rain. you're at 32 in south hill. you've seen a little bit of snow throughout the overnight and likely the delay for the children heading to school. 34 in roxboro, around 37 in durham, raleigh and sanford. 39 as we start off our morning near raeford. hour by hour you'll see 8 a.m. still the chance for a lingering shower. most of us should be dry. we're at 39 there, 43 at 10 a.m., 46 at noon, you'll notice an afternoon high staying in the upper 40s. normal for this time of year is actually close to 60 degrees. we'll drop back into the mid-40s as we head towards 6:00 this evening. you'll notice i am at least expecting to see some sunshine later today. i'll let
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when you'll need the umbrella again coming up. if we poison the jury well and the witness well who all going to hear what porter says his rights do not ensure him a fair trial. >> one of the officers involved at the death of freddie gray is at the center of a court case. >> plus. >> joy to you and come back and tell people all about it.
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people welcome back. today family and friends will attend a funeral for akiel denkins, he's a suspect shot and killed by a
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>> now, his viewing begins at noon. his funeral starts at 1:00 in the afternoon. >> raleigh police released the preliminary report into that shooting. investigators there was a struggle. now, they say denkins reached for a gun and moved towards the officer and that's when the officer shot and killed denkins. officer twiddy says he did not stop and he shot him again. early voting is underway in our state. this is the first year people will be required to show he a voter id. now, if you missed the early registration deadline you can still register at any polling location. right now maryland's high court is going to make a decision. 25-year old gray died in baltimore police custody. officer reporters trial last
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panel of 7 judges listened to two hours of appeals and one appeal focused on whether porter should be protected if he testifies the other centered on whether the trial judge had the authority to rule on the matter. they did not indicate when they could rule. right now the fbi is investigating after a driver ran over a man outside of a federal building in california. witnesses say the man got into a chase with the police officer right around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. the call went right through the concrete barriers and hit a federal employee. crews took the man to the hospital. right now we don't though his condition. authorities arrested the man. the bomb squad searched his car. wade county has the first confirmed case of the zika virus. officials say the patient contracted it while traveling abroad. health officials say there's no reason for residents to be concerned. zika is a mosquito born infection.
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in countries where it's an epidemic have given birth to babies with smaller heads. >> researchers will discuss the virus and talk about what they've learned about it so far. and today the unc board of governors will meet for the first time since system president margaret spellings took over. she visit the campus on wednesday. groups that had protested meetings in the past will attend. today a bar that lost its license for three weeks last month will reopen to. here's not here will have to pay a $5,000 fine in their role in a deadly crash last summer. the commission finalized the punishment in january. the bar's attorney declined to comment on the suspension. it was one of the two places former unc student went to before police say he got into a crash on i-85, and three people died including a little girl.
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trial is set to start october 3rdrd. >> today's reopening will kick off with a corn hole tournament. raleigh police say the man who held up a jewelry store in north hills last weekend got away with rolex watches. police arrested this man who they say showed a gun during that attempt, that robbery at the store. it happened just before the store closed. no one was injured. the 18-year old is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. well, you know, you may have needed the umbrella if you went out after midnight but right now i think we're in the clear. >> well here in the triangle we are in the clear but off towards the 95 corridor they're still dealing with rain. and the roads wet as you step outside so take it easy. here's a live picture outside and you can see the moisture still collecting on the lens had at the airport.
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yeah, just bundle up as you're heading for the door the temperatures pretty chilly. the rain moving along the east coast but the good news is when i came into work we were tracking snow, light snow across portions of mecklenburg and virginia that has tapered off but because of that schools in virginia operating on a two hour delay. so here's our radar as we're scanning the skies. we're looking at that 95 corridor for some lingering rain even an isolated shower still but it's off towards the eastern portions of johnston county, wilson county, southern portions of nash county. very light rain still falling but it is in the process of wrapping up this morning. so let's go to where those temperatures sit right now. 32 in south hill, 33 in henderson, durham, raleigh, clayton, sanford all at 37, fayetteville you're still the mild spot reporting 41 degrees as we start off this friday
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so here's your forecast for today, just an isolated shower 8 a.m. most of us should already be dry, 39 at 8 a.m., 46 at noon. we'll stay in the upper are 40s for afternoon highs and whack to 46 for the evening drive home. i do think we'll turn partly cloudy by sun set this evening but it may take the better part of the day to see more sunshine. we're looking at rain up and down the east coast about 6:30 this morning and that continues to drift out of our area. at noon though, still looking at rather cloudy conditions we see those break up through the afternoon. 5:00 we're dry dealing with a decent amount of sunshine. now, as we head towards saturday we'll start off our day dry and we'll likely end the day dry but it's saturday night into sunday you can see this rain up towards central portions of west virginia that could spill into our area, but again, just like we've seen time and time again this week i expect most of the rain to actually come through throughout the overnight. so daylight
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still be dry. today a high of 49 in raleigh, 48 in durham and 54 in fayetteville. fast forward to tonight partly cloudy, it is going to be colder, 32 degrees our overnight low tonight. thankfully the winds going to be calm so we won't have to worry about any sort of wind chill. now, we'll get back into the 50s for the week ahead. saturday night the chance for rain but i am expecting it to be just that rain falling across the area and turn pretty sunny as we head towards sunday and the sunshine will stick around early next week. 62 our high on monday and check it out, tuesday, wednesday and thursday now i'm expecting us to be in the 70s by thursday afternoon. we could be looking at a high of 74 degrees. there will be the chance for a shower or two as we head towards next thursday. that's a first look at your 7-day forecast. we'll get to your north
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durham freeway moving pretty good on this friday morning. the roads wet and that could slow you down. you may need to and also here's an alert this was active yesterday and i'm sure are it will be active as we head into the coming days on i-40 the shoulder is closed in both directions between exits 293 and 301 so u.s. 64 and i-440 exits this morning. they're doing construction work so just make sure you're merging over and giving crews plenty of space on this friday morning. >> all right. we'll be right back. coming up the ball room dancer who lost looking great and stepping out with confidence includes having beautiful feet. my newest beauty routine secret starts in the shower. discover the latest innovation from amop\.
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today the federal government will release new figures in regards to the jobless outlook. some believe the numbers will show steady job growth. it's up from the 151,000 back in january. the unemployment rate is expected to remain low at 4.9%.
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landed on the latest fortune 100 best companies to work list. ranked number 7 and sass institute landed in the number 8 spot. a warning from the secretary of state to be cautious about where you buy tickets for basketball games. just this week investigators arrested a man from new york accused of trying to sell fake tickets to tomorrow's duke care game for $300 a piece of craigslist. an undercover officer met him. today and tomorrow the annual durham bulls fan fest takes place and runs from 11 o'clock in the morning until 2 p.m. at the athletic park both days. fans can buy tickets, take batting practice and play watch in the outfield, and picture as well. opening day is
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shaw's new head coach will not have to head far from home. they hired former north carolina assistant coach jones. >> that's the only way you can win go in and work hard and have a plain and a vision, and i definitely have a vision to bring back shaw university to the chaplainships. >> he says he does know how to win claim ago state championship in 2013. well governor mccrory welcomed a new member of the north carolina zoo, a polar bear. bear. well, if your first opportunity to win a trip to space.
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is going to have a trip give away all week long. it's only for people who actually win. former astronaut supports the idea that space travel isn't just for astronauts any more. >> our limits unreachable because they're always beyond what we've done before. >> the 86-year old was the second man to walk on the moon. >> the 11th republican presidential debate just wrapped up in detroit and like the other ones, yes, the firework were flying. >> yeah, hear what they had to say to each other. you can only imagine how rough it got.
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hour. good morning. thanks for watching. cbs north carolina on this friday. >> it is friday. we'll have your top stories. more on your morning commute in a minute but first alyssa corfont is here with a look at your forecast. let's start off with your forecast for today. here's the radar and as you can see rain still falling for some of you, it's mainly around the 95 corridor and it's quickly moving out. so if you don't have to hit the roads for another hour or so you should be on the dry side. current temperatures 36 right now in raleigh, 37 in clayton and durham, 33 in henderson, roxboro you're at 35 and then south hill virginia


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