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tv   ABC 11 Eyewitness News at 600 PM  ABC  March 3, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm EST

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>> abc 11 eyewitness news at 6:00 starts now. tisha: raleigh police laying out their version of the shooting that left akiel denkins dead. steve: the raleigh police report is out tonight three days after the shooting. it began on monday when d.c. twiddy chased akiel denkins while trying to serve an arrest warrant.
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d.c. twiddy fired shots when he saw akiel denkins reaching for a gun and again when he tried to grab the officer's weapon. akiel denkins was hit by four bliss. tisha: this report winds up? reporter: the autopsy deals with how many shots were fired and when they had akiel denkins. the police report deals with what happened. it details a foot chase. witnesses talk about the finches. the police report talks about -- it describes the physical struggle. it describes the officer seeing
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the officer feared for his life and fired more shots. that is the official police account. the autopsy says akiel denkins was hit four times. what it doesn't account for is where the bullets entered the body. he did they enter from the rear? that could pack this story we have heard in a neighborhood that akiel denkins was shot in the back. >> this is an open investigation. we will continue to do what we can to talk to the community. anytime you have an investigation like this, there will be forensic evidence. we have to wait for that. reporter: this report is not what the family or friends were anticipating. they have said throughout that
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it could be months before the fbi wraps up their investigation. tisha: thank you. steve: the naacp and community are reacting right now to the police report. the civil rights group then with the family a few hours ago. angelica alvarez continues our team coverage. reporter: we had bible -- we are at bible temple wade church. we were not allowed to be part of that conversation about legal steps. >> we will be looking at that as soon as it is turned over to us. that is one of the requests we are making is that the information be provided to us immediately so we can reach our own determination. what they said doesn't necessarily mean that is what it
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reporter: the feeling out here is skepticism. it would not elaborate on the they would not sure what was said inside the church. right now, the community is feeling wounded and his grieving the committee plans to work together. they also asked that eyewitnesses come forward to their attorneys for their own investigation. they also shared funeral arrangements for akiel denkins tomorrow at bible temple weight church. --wade church at 1:00. steve: you can go to our website to read the entire report. the officer's version of the events as long as -- as well as
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the story is continuing to be updated all day as we get new developments. the case is far from over. we'll be tracking at every step of the way. tisha: an update on breaking news and justin county. one man in the hospital after being tased after a police chase. this is east of smithfield. he was chased by a policwhy they were chasing him is not yet known. more details as they come. orange county putting the issue of gun safety and resident hands. the board of commissioners created a firearm safety committee. they are asking for volunteers to fill the remaining openings. you must live in unincorporated parts of orange county. it could potentially determine the outcome of the future ordinance.
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steve: this state is reassessing a contract for the company hired to build toll lanes. last night the company filed for bankruptcy protection on a similar project in texas. our attorney general roy cooper called it a [indiscernible] . the governor has to admit he cut a bad deal. the governor's campaign did not hesitate to fire back. ricky diaz says he faced a political opportunism. also says cooper is failing to take responsibility for the contract. tisha: charlotte's new bathroom ordinance continues to stoke passion. the city council approved an ordinance that would allow transgender men and women to use the bathroom they feel most comfortable with. tim moore is common for a special session to address the issue.
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to take action when lawmakers reconvene. >> and endangers those who visit -- under the policy, anyone within -- with the nefarious motive could use this loophole to prey upon others? tisha: he planned to introduce legislation to counteract the ordinance. cooper called the response of low priority. the ag office referred us to a letter from friday which told the da state law trumps local ordinances. steve: kerry playing host this week into the wife of ted cruz. heidi crews taking part in the leading conservative conference -- the affair designed to gather ideas from political leaders.
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the first confirmed case being examined in the triangle. what we have learned about the person infected. steve: out of the top 100 the top 10 are in kerry. who the are and why they ranked so high. chris: some rain across the region now. it is like. you see it moving into the west
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steve: a health and triangle tonight. zika virus reported in the triangle. reporter: health officials say the female patient travel to central and south america within the last month they are not releasing her name but say she is not of childbearing age. as she undergoes testing, health officials are ramping up their fight against the virus. >> county residents should not be concerned.
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monitoring the woman who contracted the zika virus. the patient who recently travel to south america is doing well. >> this will be an ongoing issue for us. we have a lot of travelers in and out of the country. reporter: there are five confirmed cases in north carolina. experts say more are expected. the health department is working closely with officials to stay up-to-date. there are no confirmed cases of mosquito-transmitted cases, the health director is not casing -- not taking any chances. >> we are coordinating a mosquito monitoring surveillance. reporter: experts advise people to follow travel alerts to latin america and the caribbean especially pregnant women or those thinking about having a
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we are more in the monitoring of what is going on -- phase. reporter: a reminder, most people who contract zika never show any signs of the virus. fever, rash, joint pain, and red eyes are signs of the virus. if you have traveled to infected areas, contact a doctor. tisha: two companies from north carolina are in the top 10 of a new list of the best 100 companies to work for. steve: both of them headquartered in cary. why they are getting praise
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steve: breaking news. apex police sending out an alert about a missing pregnant woman and her child. sarah kelly is 26. they have not been seen since midnight last night. they were supposed to be on their way home but have not returned. if you have seen them or know anything about the disappearance call police. north carolina and carry represented on fortune magazine's ranking of the 100 tisha: best companies to work for.
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firm, kimberly horne and associates landed in the top 10. kimberly horne is ranked in the top 10. fortune praising the company for its retirement and honeybaked ham did gift cards. barry barbour tells eyewitness news the news is exciting and humbling. they slipped four spots. it is their 13th top 10 ranking. perks include childcare, pools, car detailing. [indiscernible] steve: harold weinberg says he wants to know kerry is full of fantastic people and businesses. kimberly on is moving into the
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downtown raleigh. into our neighborhood. triangle -- steve: that is good news. right now. tisha: chris: [indiscernible] when will he see rain? it is artie pushing to some parts of the triangle -- coming through -- lightening up or even any for a while before it rants back up in full force late this evening and overnight beauty can see it on doppler, nothing here in raleigh n durham, some rain potentially. some of this may be evaporating before it reaches the ground. light rain in henderson and durham. yellow coming down harder. the air is dry initially. some of this goes into moistening up the atmosphere. all of it eventually will get to the ground. rain across the sandhills.
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no rain, dry there at the moment. maybe a few sprinkles around. 47 at the airport. humidity is low. the rain having a tough time in spots. now, 47. 53 in fayetteville. 54 degrees and clinton. rain beginning to push in. we had a frosty start this morning. way. dr. george charlotte -- but this is again the initial batch. this rain is going to blossom as the storm system drops to the southeast and a storm forms off our coast. snow. further into march -- winter weather advisory is in effect under the virginia border. winter storm warning toward
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right on the border is right on the line there. no advisory for pars county. doesn't been he wants a light accumulation. predictor shows rain blossoming into the region. freezing line well to the northwest. temperatures falling into the 30's along this area here. the big story is going to be the study rain we get overnight. it doesn't move early tomorrow morning. it should be out of here by the time we had to work or school. accumulating snow even north of mecklenburg county. there are others happening further south. it would take 30-40 miles to the south and you would get a one inch or so were more needed to virginia border. that is not impossible that you
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elevated surfaces. everybody is going to get wet. again that rain really getting going around 11:00 and then continuing overnight. temperature is in the low-to-mid 30's. just a cold rain coming up during the overnight hours. on the left over at 6:00 especially east of the triangle then ending but it is going to be cooled. temperature is in the 30's. a little bit of sun by the afternoon tomorrow. upper 40's and low 50's for highs tomorrow. there may be a few showers on saturday night. cool during the day but not bad. tuesday, wednesday, thursday is, we are in the 70's, tee shot, and steve --tisha -- switch to centurylink prism tv, and get the same great channels cable gives you,
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>> it was easily for most unlikely win of the year but the blue devils pulled it off hanging around at the smith center until a series of game-winning plays when it mattered most. that resilience is what is
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re-task is the location, the far >> far difference. carolina is too good to try to take one personally. you do not going saying we have to stop this guy. they are one of the best teams in the country and we have multiple. >> we went down to chapel hill and it was a good game for us there but we know we haven't coming this game. all the fans talking and everything -- >> this right here was the scene in the locker room recently when marcus paige made first-team academic all-american. it set a goal this year to be first -- tar heel -- in fact it to ever make academic all-american three separate years. marcus said his parents will be happier about this in anything he has done on the court and grayson allen made second --
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acc women tournament -- as a ray stevens making a return to the lineup and just-in-time. this is -- follows that. 14 points and 15 rebounds. another player is the scoring leader in this one she had 20 and nine. virginia with the chance to lead the game. the blue devils move on to their quarters and a showdown with notre dame with 57-53 when and what a finish last night -- n.c. state trailing boston college by a single point. barbara finds madalyn, sure, cap gets the ball that, inexplicably sets back another three. they were trailing -- then this is -- the ball out of bounds to nc state after a review -- caleb martin to maverick relative who is wide-open for the lay up -- he jokes afterward that he
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matter, though. state wins at the buzzer. quincy always have to be positive -- practice every day. worked together. play as a team. >> we never gave appeared we still believed that when he was -- 1.1 seconds, we still believed -- >> congratulations to adrian jones of n.c. central and during my school, the new boss of the shah bears football team. >> it was a great experience or do we had a great time. he taught me how to get in there and work hard and that is -- you have to work hard and have a plan. [indiscernible]
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>> tonight, donald trump under attack. the republican revolt under way. mitt romney taking aim with a blistering new attack on trump. >> donald trump is a phony. a fraud. >> trump tonight, firing back. >> mitt, drop to your knees. . >> and don't trump about to face someone else. fox host megyn kelly after a very public feud. breaking news tonight. a young police officerer charged with murder. authorities say he thought the suspect was holding a weapon. new developments. the urgent manhunt right now, after nearly a dozen men make off with ar-15-style rifles. where they're searching now. the billionaire ceo and the deadly crash. less than 24 hours after he was indicted.


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