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a family is out of their home after a late night house fire in virginia beach president obama takes his critics head-on - days after he
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we have new details this morning on a breaking news story that we brought to you last night at 11. several people are forced out of their home after a late night house fire. newschannel threes stefania okolie is live on sykes avenue
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in norfolk police are have not yet made an arrest in the recent rash of robberies at area 7-elevens. the four robberies all happened on wednesday - police say they know who one of the suspects is but is still working to find out who is responsible for the others and if they are all connected. clerks at the 7- eleven say tell us that the rash of robberies are concerning and makes them worry about their lives. customers outside the stores say they can relate to the situation the clerks were put in during the robberies and can imagine how they felt afterwards.
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yohusha benyisrael / 7- eleven customer 1:29:47 its a very uncomfortable situation to be in and your fearful for your life. norfolk police say if you ever find yourself in the middle of a robbery to do exactly what the robbers say. do not be a hero and try to stop the suspect - instead be the best witness you can be. try and remember as much as you can from what the robber said, to how they looked, and where they went. en call 911 immediately. warmer temps and a chance of rain for the weekend....warme r weather is on the way, but it will take another day for it to get here. for today, we re expecting highs in the mid 50s under mostly cloudy skies. a few scattered showers are possible this afternoon and evening. this weekend, rain chances will be going up even more, especially late saturday through sunday as a weather system from the southwest moves in our direction. otherwise, expect a good deal of clouds here and there. high temperatures will be in the low and mid 60s this weekend. by next week, our warm up will end. highs will be in the mid and upper 40s by the middle of the work week. have a good weekend! now here )s kristen crowley
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president obama is talking about his plan to strengthen gun back ground checks. at a town hall meeting last night the president took aim at the national rifle association. brian webb has the details. outcue:".." duration:0:00 president obama was peppered with tough questions at a town hall meeting that attracted high profile players in the gun debate, including former congresswoman gabby giffords. file-tucson shooting - in overnight folder today is the five-year anniversary of the mass shooting in tucson, arizona that killed six and almost took her life: thu0470 :33 sot obama every time i see gabby i m just so thrilled because i visited her in the hospital sot thu0469 at :25 obama
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their just down the street. and, since this is the main reason they exist, you )d think they )d be prepared to have a debate with the president." nra tweet graphic during the town hall, the nra tweeted: "none of the president s orders would have stopped any of the recent mass shootings." also at the event, taya kyle, whose late husband chris kyle was depicted in the movie "american sniper." sot pipe #5 at 20:16:38:25 taya kyle / widow of navy seal "by the very nature of the people who are hurting our families ... i don t think any of them would ve been stopped by background checks." chris kyle was shot to death at a shooting range in texas in 2013. brian webb for cbs news. kyle )s wife added that she wants the freedom to carry any gun she needs to keep herself
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president obama responded by saying all law abiding gun owners like taya would be able to legally guy guns. later today two middle eastern refugees arrested following a multi-sate terror probe are scheduled to appear in court . authorities say one of them --a 23-year old sacramento resident managed to travel to syria to fight alongside a terror organization. officials say that man is somehow connected to a 24-year old houston resident accused of providing material support to isis. new details on a breaking news story we brought to you yesterday on a fight at a chesapeake hotel -- the turned into a shooting.. it happened early yesterday america hotel on greenbrier circle. police tell us the victim and the shooter were fighting.. the victim was shot - and sent to the hospital - he )s expected-p&to recover. police have identified a not released his name. a former suffolk pastor is behind bars -- accused of sexually
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this is 54 year old michael mcclain. court documents say -- he sexually abused a minor in this house for several months last year. it )s the same house where his website says he held church services. the details of it all are all laid out in this transcript -- where it says mcclain admitted to the sexual relationship. he also told a detective -- he let temptation get the best of him. he is being held in jail -- and refused to tell us his side of the story. the norfolk state community is coming together as one of their own is in the hospital fighting for their life. heads up if your route takes you around the downtown area. construction over the next few months will lead to some
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warmer temps and a chance of rain for the weekend....warme r weather is on the way, but it will take another day for it to get here. for today, we re expecting highs in the mid 50s under mostly cloudy skies. a few scattered showers are possible this afternoon and evening. this weekend, rain chances will be going up even more, especially late saturday through sunday as a weather system from the southwest moves in our direction. otherwise, expect a good deal of clouds here and there. high temperatures will be in the low and mid 60s this weekend. by next week, our warm up will end. highs will be in the mid and upper 40s by the middle of the work week. have a good weekend! now here )s kristen crowley
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in norfolk the norfolk state university community is coming together for one of its women )s basketball players -- who is fighting for her life. amber brown s family tells newschannel 3 -- her teammates found her unresponsive in her dorm room on new years day when she did not show up to get ready for practice. they tell us -- they believe the incident was diabetes-related. fundraisers to help pay for amber s medical costs at all home basketball games this month. amber s sister says her teammates have also started to raise awareness about diabetes. 45;19 everyone around campus even if they didn t know her or if they had one class they have commented and supported in some type of way 54;20 it )s tough anytime were missing a team member but times like this i think the team has come closer together 28 they have a little bit more to play
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now amber is currently at sentara norfolk general hospital in critical condition according to a hospital spokesman. her family has also set up a gofundme account to help pay for her medical costs. just head over to wtkr dot-com for the details. new details we now know the name of the driver whose tractor trailer went off the chesapeake bay bridge tunnel on wednesday. police have identified him as 33-year-old matthew killmon. killmon was driving a truck carrying soy beans for coastal a-g transport when, police say he veered off the road and crashed into the bay. he was able to get out of the tractor trailer and floated until he was rescued. killmon was flown to sentara norfolk general hospital to be treated for his injuries. in norfolk-- construction could have an impact on your commute for the next few months. crews are replacing sewer lines near the intersection of brambleton and saint pauls boulevard. that )s already a very busy intersection. but the city says they )ve been planning for a way to manage the traffic. off duty cops will
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changed. the construction continues around there until early march. a high school student has decided to pursue her new found-love for wrestling---but she has an added challenge---she
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warmer temps and a chance of rain for the weekend....warme r weather is on the way, but it will take another day for it to get here. for today, we re expecting highs in the mid 50s under mostly cloudy skies.
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few scattered showers are possible this afternoon and evening. this weekend, rain chances will be going up even more, especially late saturday through sunday as a weather system from the southwest moves in our direction. otherwise, expect a good deal of clouds here and there. high temperatures will be in the low and mid 60s this weekend. by next week, our warm up will end. highs will be in the mid and upper 40s by the middle of the work week. have a good weekend! now here )s kristen crowley to
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a high school student is north carolina wiht a 4-point-7 g-p-a has passed up the opportunity to graduate early to pursue her new found love for wrestling. its a tough sport for anyone but this teenager has an added challenge--she can )t see her opponents. liana mutia has been losing sight since her sophomore year but that hasn t stopped her from competing. judo is her primary sport but liana wanted a new challenge so she started wrestling. in practice and matches her
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always keep contact with her--but on the mat there is no special privileges. outcue: ".. " duration:0:00 liana mutia/millbrook wrestler "i don t, i don t think there s anything interesting about me." butted liana mutia "wrestling kind of distracts me from my eye sight i guess. it makes me feel pretty normal." liana says she is thankful for her teammates who look out for her
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a family is out of their home after a late night house fire in virginia beach the navy is making some big
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we have new details this morning on a breaking news story that we brought to you last night at 11. several people are forced out house fire. newschannel threes stefania
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new details from hampton we now know that the man and woman found dead in a home on charolais char-lay run - were victims of a murder-suicide. police tell newschannel three richard garrity killed barbara caton - then they say garrity shot and killed himself. no one else was inside the home at the time. we )re working to learn more about this - we )ll bring you more as it )s available. police are investigating a man who kept his mother s dead body in his house for more than a month. police in houston texas found the womans body yesterday. detectives and a mental health unit later interviewed the son. his brother said their mom
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investigators say they )ll have to wait for forensic testing to determine how and when the woman died. there s no word yet if the son will face any charges. the mother of the so-called affluenza teen is expected to be arraigned in a texas court this morning. tonya couch is accused of hindering the apprehension of a felon for fleeing to mexico with her son after he missed a probation hearing. ethan couch made headlines back in 20-13 when he was sentenced to just 10-years probation for a drunk driving accident that killed four people. warmer temps and a chance of rain for the weekend....warme r weather is on the way, but it will take another day for it to get here. for today, we re expecting highs in the mid 50s under mostly cloudy skies. a few scattered showers are possible this afternoon and evening. this weekend, rain chances will be going up even more, especially late saturday through sunday as a weather system from the southwest
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otherwise, expect a good deal of clouds here and there. high temperatures will be in the low and mid 60s this weekend. by next week, our warm up will end. highs will be in the mid and upper 40s by the middle of the work week. have a good weekend! here )s kristen crowley to help
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hundreds of thousands of you may be voting for someone new for congress. federal judges redrew the boundaries of three congressional districts in hampton roads. their ruling came after a lawsuit challenging the way districts are currently set up. the judges new maps would mean congressman bobby scott would no longer be in a majority black 3rd district. congressman randy forbes 4th district would gain many more black voters. and congressman scott rigell )s 2nd district would now stretch west to williamsburg. this isn )t the last word. the u.s. supreme court will ultimately decide how these districts are drawn. on the military watch
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to titles in the navy. the navy times is reporting the military branch is now reviewing the names that include the word "man" - like "fireman" and "seaman." the paper says it could bring changes to nearly two dozen specialties. the move comes as a directive from the pentagon - as it works to move more women into combat and into the navy seals. other branches of the military have been instructed to follow suit. later today -- the u-s-n-s kanawha finally leaves naval station norfolk. the ship was scheduled to pull out on wednesday morning -- but due to some weather restrictions it was pushed back until this morning. the navy )s fleet replenishment oiler will be out to sea for a 6- month deployment -- providing fuel to ships at sea, jet fuels to aircraft carriers, and other critical supplies. the ship will depart norfolk around eight this morning. virginia beach wants you to think twice before tossing your old electronics out with the trash. the city )s landfill and
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might be the better option. it )s been rebranded in awards. after the holidays -- the city )s recycling bureau manager says you may be surprised by what can take on new life. you can find a full list of items accepted on our website on wtkr dot com. more than three-hundred sea turtles are recovering at the north carolina aquarium. -- marine biologists say the turtles are experiencing a condition they call "cold- stunned". it )s from the drop in temperature last week. the aquarium is so overwhelmed -- turtles are staying warm in every spot imaginable -- even the bathrooms. so the aquarium staff asked for all the help they could get -- from medical
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only one of the 350 turtles has died. many of the turtles will be transported to florida to help with their recovery. there is still time to win big---how much money is now on the line for this weekends powerball jackpot. and the scary connection between pizza boxes - and
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yesterday i got the chance to talk to the second graders at white oaks elementary school in virginia beach. there were about 125 students. they are studying weather right now. they had
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warmer temps and a chance of rain for the weekend....warme r weather is on the way, but it will take another day for it to get here. for today, we re expecting highs in the mid 50s under mostly cloudy skies. a few scattered showers are possible this afternoon and evening. this weekend, rain chances will be going up even more, especially late saturday through sunday as a weather system from the southwest moves in our direction. otherwise, expect a good deal of clouds here and there. high temperatures will be in the low and mid 60s this weekend. by next week, our warm up will end. highs will be in the mid and upper 40s by the middle of the work week. have a good weekend!
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fit bit---a popular wrist band
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for monitoring pulse rates is now facing legal action. consumers say it )s inaccurate and are suing the company for false advertising. the suit claims the device causes potential health risks. many customers have complained the device under-reports their heart rate by at least fifty percent ... compared to manual recordings done by their personal trainers. fit bit is defending its products... and says it will fight the lawsuit. newschannel three is taking action for your health sugar is not just bad for your waistline. a new study finds a link between eating sugar -- and beast cancer. the university of texas study found dietary sugar increases the risk of breast cancer tumors-- and people with high-sucrose or fructose diets develop more lung tumors from the spread of breast cancer. if you love pizza - take note. turns out the delivery boxes may cause cancer. the f-d-a says they could contain a toxic chemical called
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government believes the chemical may cause birth defects and cancer. and it )s thinking of banning it. the toxin is also used in some sandwich wrappers, microwave popcorn bags, and other wax paper products. beyonce will be taking the stage alongside coldplay for the half time show at super bowl 50 next month. they )ll likely play some of their greatest hits. bruno mars is also expected to perform. the super bowl is february 7-th - you can catch all the action right here on newschannel three. don t lose hope on those big dreams of a beautiful mansion and a new car, you have another shot at winning the massive powerball jackpot. the prize is now worth 700 million dollars, and it may even the coming days. the next drawing billion in the coming days. the next drawing will happen tomorrow night. will be at least 430 million dollars. this will be the largest jackpot of any lottery
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lottery officials say the chances
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warmer temps and a chance of rain for the weekend....warme r weather is on the way, but it will take another day for it to get here. for today, we re expecting highs in the mid 50s under mostly oudy skies. few scattered showers are possible this afternoon and evening. this weekend, rain chances will be going up even more, especially late saturday through sunday as a weather system from the southwest moves in our direction. otherwise, expect a good deal of clouds here and there. high temperatures will be in the low and mid 60s this weekend. by next week, our warm up will end.
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upper 40s by the middle of the work week. ve a good weekend! here )s kristen crowley to help
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this gives new meaning to "wearing your food." pizza hut has introduced a new clothing line. it )s called hut swag -- and it )s aimed at younger customers with pizza themed pants, shirts and
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they even have an 180- dollar pizza themed longboard-- for all the pizza loving skaters. the shop is now open at pizza- hut-swag-dot- com. next on newschannel three, c-b-s this morning. local
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