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we're begin our coverage with developing news out of the middle east. this morning, iran has assured u-s officials 10 west coast-based sailors and their boats will be returned safely and promptly. iran held the sailors overnight after the troops drifted into iranian waters after experiencing mechanical problems. iranian officials accused the americans of trespassing and snooping. iranian authorities said they're holding the crew at an iranian base of farsi island in the persian gulf. rico bush has been in our newsroom overnight -- following everything that's coming in on this. rico, you have new information. lex, katie, according to iranian officials, the sailors detained by iran's revelotionary guard corps are all being questioned on an iranian base. iran said the sailors will be released as soon as the their navy receives proper orders from commanders. according to u-s defense officials, the sailors and their two navy boats were
bahrain when the u-s lost contact with them. ships and aircraft attached to the locally based uss harry s truman carrier strike group searched the area for the crew. iran said the boats had illegally crossed into iranian waters near farsi island and were picked up. nine men and one woman are said to be involved. we have done stories with locally based riverine squadrons in the past. you're looking at some video right now. they are small, heavily armed, fast boats with about five people onboard. top u-s officials continue to say the issue will be resolved soon. take a listen to white house press secretary josh earnest. nn01t 55:03 - "us authories have been in touch with iranian officials who have confirmed for us a couple of things, first they've confirmed that our sailors are safe. and they have assured us that our sailors will be allowed to resume their journey. according to the associated press, the sailors are part of riverine squadron one out of san diego. and, were deployed to the u-s navy's fifth
the sailors are expected to be transferred and released to a u-s ship in the region this morning to resume their journey. we're keeping an close eye on the developments. we'll update you as soon as we get news on the situation when those sailors are back into u-s custody. live in the newsroom, rico bush, 10 on your side. there is a lot of news to cover this wednesday morning. but first we'll get a check on your weather and traffic. jen lewis is keeping an eye out on any problems on the road. and get out your winter gear. meteorologist jeremy wheeler is tracking a breezy, cold morning. ("jeremy ad libs wx headlines") today: mostly sunny. cold & breezy. highs will be in the mid-upper 30s. winds wnw 10-20mph with gusts clear and cold. lows will be in the upper 20s. winds sw 5-10mph. thursday: mostly sunny. warmer. highs will be in the low 50s. winds sw 10-15mph. it will be much colder today with will be in the 20s and 30s this afternoon with high temperatures only in the 30s. tomorrow the temps will go up as the winds will move
today the case against a mother accused of carrying her son's body in the back of her car, will be in court. state police pulled over tonya slaton last june on interstate-64 in hampton, because of an expired registration. troopers found her son quincy's remains in the trunk. at last check the medical examiner's office was working to find his cause of death. 10 on your side plans to be in the courtroom today. look for an update on this case, starting on wavy news 10 at 4 this morning we're working to learn more about a shooting that sent a man to the hospital. it happened in norfolk last night on alexander street, that's off norview avenue. we're working to get updates on how he's doing, and if police have
("jeremy ad libs wx headlines") today: mostly sunny. cold & breezy. highs will be in the mid-upper 30s. winds wnw 10-20mph with gusts to 25mph near the shore. wind chills in the teens and 20s this morning. 20s this afternoon. tonight: clear and cold. lows will be in the upper 20s. winds sw 5-10mph. thursday: mostly sunny. warmer. highs will be in the low 50s. winds sw 10-15mph. it will be much colder today with dry/breezy conditions. wind chills will be in the teens and 20s this morning. they will be in the 20s and 30s this afternoon with high temperatures only in the 30s. tomorrow the temps will go up as the winds decrease. highs will be in the 50s with lots of sun. we'll see a nice day on friday, but rain will move in by friday evening and will continue into saturday morning. it will be warm on saturday with highs in the 60s. then temps will drop again on sunday with highs in the 40s. an offshore low may move closer to the coast on sunday. if that
more drama with leadership in portsmouth! new this morning, we're hearing from deputies after the sheriff tried to stop mayor kenny wright. it all started after last night's council meeting. sheriff bill watson tried to tell mayor wright about an expired inspection sticker on his car. deputies say the mayor brushed off
wright, but the deputies tell us the mayor kept driving and avoided two more traffic stops. police eventually pulled mayor wright over. captain lee cherry/ portsmouth sheriff's office clip 61 - 1:29:09- 1:29-21 "the police arrived, and it's understanding as soon as the police got on scene the mayor said, get the chief on the phone. at which point the sheriff, the chief will do you know better good, i'm the sheriff sheriff watson issued the mayor a citation for having an expired inspection sticker. deputies say there could be more charges coming. that drama started moments earlier inside city hall! a councilman says city council slapped him with a hefty fine -- over a facebook post. during last night's meeting, councilman bill moody announced he has to pay $15- hundred dollars. it's for breaking a new city rule that bans city leaders from talking publicly about private city matters. moody said he was fined for a facebook post - which mentioned that leaders were set to talk
confederate memorial. he held up the cash during the meeting - and told the public he won't be silent. sot portsmouth councilman bill moody c41 01:14:13 "freedom of speech does apply to elected officials as well" 16:11 "you're not going to muzzle me, i was elected by the people" 14:55 "transparency in portsmouth's government is worth fighting for" council reportedly voted 5 out of 7 to fine moody. moody says he contacted the a-c-l-u. the mayor had no comment - and ignored 10 on your side's questions while walking out of the meeting. today marks the continuance of the longest serving legislative body in the western hemisphere. when the virginia general assembly gavels in at noon, for the first time since 1996, the hampton roads delegation will have more raw political power than it's had in the last 20 years. the chairman of house appropriations, senate finance, senate majority leader, commerce and labor, and transportation will all be from hampton
at four, andy fox reports on the power brokers that will be the movers and shakers of this year's general assembly, and they are all from here . andy will also report what it means for taxpayers across our region. sot from feb hold folder norment/r) james city county (10:19 3 tn) ending byte ((hampton roads has not had the muscle that they needed for a number of years i am delighted that we now find our selves in aposition of legislative strengt5h )) runs;10 watch andy's reports beginning at four with his full investigation at six. delegates and senators from hampton roads have already filed dozens of bills. today, the general assembly will discuss the budget, health care, and education. they'll meet for 60 days this session -- and are expected to file about 3-thousand bills. we talked to local legislators concerned about issues like tolls and student loans. " (530 pkg) c0007 del. lionell spruill sr. (d) - 77th - chesapeake 1814 portsmouth and norfolk have lost business you see because of that. look at the students who go to college at old dominion and norfolk state, who
two-year budget, and once again, there's some disagreement between the senate and the house and the governor, with regards to what should be the priority from a fiscal standpoint. 2453 10 on your side's erin kelly is in richmond -- look for her live reports beginning at 4. police in virginia beach need your help to find a man, they say, exposed himself to a child. take a look at this video from the barnes and noble on virginia beach boulevard. officers say the man flashed a child on friday, and that he may have exposed himself to others. investigators say someone with a similar description exposed himself to two children at the dollar tree on independence boulevard, saturday. call the crimeline if you can help find the suspect. this morning a man accused of raping a motel worker in elizabeth city is behind bars. police say aeron etheridge lured a 17- year-old clerk into his room monday night at the econo lodge. (1:18:56 34) (the clerk
the room. he closed the door locked the door and he tied her hands up in the room. then held her against her will and raped her while he was in the room) runs:12 etheridge fled to his grandmother's house after the attack. she brought him back the next day, and police arrested him. he's due in court tomorrow on sexual assault and kidnapping charges. looking ahead, hundreds of local shipyard jobs are in jeopardy. b-a-e systems in norfolk told 530 employees they will likely loose their jobs. the company said it's because there is another slowdown in work from the navy. the shipyard already let 185 people go back in november, and another 160 in december-- both from a september announcement. this latest round of employees would have to leave in march. b-a-e systems employs a little more than a thousand people. ("jeremy ad libs wx headlines") today: mostly sunny. cold & breezy. highs will be in
wnw 10-20mph with gusts to 25mph near the shore. be in the upper 20s. winds sw 5-10mph. thursday: mostly sunny. warmer. highs will be in the low 50s. winds sw 10-15mph. it will be much colder today with dry/breezy conditions. wind chills will be in the teens and 20s this morning. they will be in the 20s and 30s this afternoon with high temperatures only in the 30s. tomorrow the temps will go up as the winds will move in by friday evening and will continue into saturday morning. it will be warm on saturday with highs in the 60s. then temps will drop again on happens, then we may see a bit of a wintry mix in the region. it's still early for the details, but we will continue to monitor. dry and colder for monday and tuesday. today: mostly sunny. cold & breezy. highs will be in the mid-upper 30s. winds wnw 10-20mph with gusts to 25mph near the shore. wind chills in the teens and 20s this morning. 20s this afternoon. tonight: clear and cold. lows will be in the upper 20s. winds sw 5-10mph. thursday: mostly sunny. warmer. highs will be in the low 50s. winds sw
will be in the 20s and 30s this afternoon with high temperatures only in the 30s. tomorrow the temps will go up as the winds decrease. highs will be in the 50s with lots of sun. we'll see a nice day on friday, but rain will be warm on saturday with highs in the 60s. then temps will drop again on sunday with highs in the 40s. an offshore low may move closer to the coast on sunday. if that happens, then we may see will continue to monitor. dry and colder for monday
streets. we could see a new pier, hotel, and restaurants. there could also be a time share resort and more parking. the development would cost $245- million-dollars. six families who own land there, along with private donors ---want to split the cost with the city. sot - brad capps, virginia beach - clip 14---from 4p 1:50:24 this virginia beach. this should really be the economic develpment starter for the southern part of the beach. 1:50:36 city council received the proposal friday, and they plan to discuss it. if they approve, construction could start next fall. the n-f-l is returning to los angeles. team owners approved a move that would allow the st. louis rams to relocate back to california next year. the deal also gives the san diego chargers the option to head north in 20-17. the move ends the league's 21-year absence from los angeles.
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tensions between south korea and north korea are delevoping this morning. media in seoul reports, south korea fired warning shots at a drone from north korea after it crossed the border. south korea's president urged china, who is north korea's only major ally, to help punish the country for its recent nulcear test. lawmakers in washington are trying to help. republicans and democrats in the house overwhelmingly approved sanctions yesterday against north korea. mexico's government is making sure a drug kingpin does not escape prison. crews are constantly moving joaquin guzman, also known as "el chapo," from cell to cell. a goverment spokesman said guzman has moved eight times since police recaptured him friday. you're looking at a new mug shot prison officials released yesterday. it shows the drug lord with his head shaven and
we are following the latest developments out of iran where officials are holding 10 u-s sailors. rico bush has details on when they could be released, and the issue that put the sailors in iranian territory. plus, tonight someone could be 1- point-5 billion dollars richer. :11 - :16 "this is historical. this is something you can't wrap your brain around." what you need to know before you buy your ticket. and the president's swan song. we'll chat about some of the main points from his final i'm katie collett. and i'm lex gray. before we get to your headlines, let's start with a check of your cold forecast. meteorologist jeremy wheeler is tracking the temperatures and windchill this morning.