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expected about as good as i can tell you." more from nicole's father... and community members who knew her... still ahead. and ... a firey train crash kills one and sends another to the hospital. the latest on the accident... live from the scene. good evening... and thanks for joining us for w- s-l-s ten at five. i'm john carlin. and i'm lindsey ward. police found 13- year-old nicole lovell dead over the weekend. today ... the two virginia tech students charged in connection with her killing appear in court for the first time. 18-year old david eisenhauer of columbia maryland is charged with first degree murder and abduction. 19-year-old natalie keepers of laurel maryland is charged with the improper disposal of a dead body and accessory after the fact. both are being held without bond. wsls 10's dawn jefferies begins our team covearge tonight live from the montgomery county courthouse. dawn ... what more can you tell us about today's arraignments? this was their first court appearance.
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against them and where lawyers are appointed are announced. many people have to see the accused... including in this dawn david lovell walks into the courthouse monday looking for answers in the death of his daughter nicole. 10.38.12 david lovell/nicole's father "these two individuals took my daughter from this planet and i want to know why and i want all the information i can get." few details come out of the arraignments for david eisenhauer and natalie keepers. cameras-- not allowed inside-- wouild have captured keepers.. in her orange jumpsuit.. hands barely above a whisper-- she understood the charges against her and hired her own attorney. a lawyer was appointed for eisenhauer. arrest warrants reveal some new information. when he first talked to investigators... eisenhauer stated... "i believe the truth can set me free." by the time he was charged with murder several hours later.. he had no comment. the warrants also show no firearms were used. all details lovell knows will become harder to hear. 10.38.28 david lovell/nicole's father "it's going to be terrible and i'm
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how can any father be prepared for it?" as he waits for answers... wearing a blue ribbon in honor of his daughter-- lovell says he's grateful for this... david lovell/nicole's father "i want to thank the law- enforcement and everybody that's involved in the search for nicole and who continue to work on the case." their next court appearance is march 28th. the search for evidence continued today with several searches across the town of blacksburg and surrounding montgomery county. state police dive teams searched a pond on virginia tech's campus for the second day in a row. a criminal investigations unit was parked in the jefferson national forest just a few minutes drive away from campus. the continuing search and the arrest of two young students in connection with lovell's murder has the community hurting tonight. w-s-l-s 10's rob manch spoke with the montgomery county school system today. rob - how are teachers and counselors helping lovell's
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we're here on virginia tech's campus tonight where police have spent a good portion of the day searching this lake here. all of this police activity around town does have people shaken up. school spokesperson brenda drake says blacksburg middle school, where nicole was a student, has extra counselors on staff today to support lovell's classmates, many of whom are just learning of her death. drake says the school system is also making sure students, parents, and teachers have all of the facts of the case. "students went right into their advisory period, instead of into their first period class. in that advisory, students were given the facts of what had happened to their classmate. there's a lot we don't know yet, and so making sure that students had the facts." and as police continue this
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continue to multiply. in addition to the lake, state police investigated a site in the jefferson national forest today off of craig creek road they referred to as a crime scene. we also learned a little more today about nicole lovell's role in the community here in montgomery county. coming up at 6, we speak with the youth pastor at auburn baptist church where she's been attending sunday school for the past 5 years. in blacksburg, rob manch, w-s- l-s 10. we will continue to bring you the latest updates to this case throughout our 90 minutes of news. in the next half- hour... we talk to family friends about the impact nicole left on their lives. you can find more on nicole... and the investigation into her death... on our website... w- s-l-s dot com. roanoke county police investigate a deadly crash involving a train and a commercial truck. the crash happened shortly before noon wsls 10's brie jackson is live in roanoke county with more. brie what can you tell us about
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aep confirmed the accident involved two of their employees. im told one was killed the other remains in the hospital. fire and rescue crews were on the scene this afternoon looking to piece together what caused this deadly crash. train crash involving another vehicle. spring hollow reservoir access road.neighbor says trains come through here daily.we're told their is a crossing in the area where the collision happended. now roanoke county police, norfolk southern police and other agencies are trying to figure out what went
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police report overall crime is down in the star city. however, violent crimes including murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and burglary have remained the same. comparing 20-14 to 15, the force responded to an increase of malicious shootings -- which fall underneath the unmbrella of violent crimes. in 2014, police investigated 34
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this past year, there were 37 incidents, 8 were fatal. chief chris perkins, roanoke city police department "let's talk about violence, let's talk about danger, i'll show'd you roanoke per thousand has a better violent crime rate than a lot of cities in our area, in our state, and in our region." the police chief further says property crimes are down, but this can be driven by drug activity which can also effect violent crime rates. we'll break down the numbers tonight at 6. the federal trial involving the murder and abduction of waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick started today ... two years after it happened. prosecutors say alleged gang members abducted and murdered captain quick in january 2014. however the case is now being tried in roanoke after a judge declared a mistrial last year. judge glen conrad granted a mistrial for all six defendants ... after investigators discovered one of them got a list of potential jurors and their information. today there were strict rules for juror information for
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all potential jurors are anonymous and referred to numbers. 87 people were selected for phase one of jury selection and tomorrow morning 12 will be chosen with four alternates. wsls 10's ananda rochita has been in court all day and will have more at six. in your w-s-l-s ten timesaver traffic report... a note for drivers... part of i-64 is closed for emergency re- paving. there is a 90 miles detour in place... which takes you all the down 2-20 to botetourt... then back up to i- 81. the detour takes about 90 minutes. the road won't re-open until 10 o-clock tonight. tonight... presidential candidates hope voters in iowa take the time to vote. the latest on the iowa caucus... and how candidates prepared for the big day. and we here are w-s-l-s ten hope you have time to stop by our 10 cares food drive this thursday. we'll be at several krogers
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collecting donations for feeding american south-west virginia. the non-profit says this is the time of year when donations are especially important... and hard to come by. so on february fourth... from 6 a-m through 7 p- m... volunteers will be in bonsack... cave spring... martinsville... blacksburg... and lynchburg... collecting canned goods... boxed dinners... and more. we
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this is a live look from our airport skycam. although we began the day with some sun, we did have more clouds and showers move through some areas in the afternoon. it was a warm day before the clouds came in as well, with temperatures climbing into the 60s. tonight: showers end with lows in the upper 30s and lower 40s. tuesday: cloudy with areas of drizzle.cooler with highs in the upper 40s.
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front will impact the region on wednesday, bringing a better chance for showers, even a few storms. it will be a warmer day with highs in the lower 60s. by wednesday night, we will dry things out. and behind the frontal boundary, we will turn cooler. thursday will see a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the lower 50s. friday will be mostly sunny and cooler still with highs in the middle 40s. the weekend is not looking bad at all. both saturday and sunday will see more sun than clouds and will be dry. temperatures will top out in the upper 40s on saturday and the lower 50s on sunday. early next week also looks dry but colder, with highs falling
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near 40. next tuesday could be our next best chance to see a wintry mix across the region. here's a look at what's coming although we began the day with some sun, we did have more clouds and showers move through some areas in the afternoon. it was a warm day before the clouds came in as well, with temperatures climbing into the 60s. tonight: showers end with lows in the upper 30s and lower 40s. tuesday: cloudy with areas of drizzle.cooler with highs in the upper 40s. a pretty powerful cold front will impact the region on wednesday, bringing a better chance for showers, even a few
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with highs in the lower 60s. by wednesday night, we will dry things out. and behind the frontal boundary, we will turn cooler. tonight at 5-30.
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candidates who come out on top can expect a push into the rest of the primaries. the presidential hopefuls ramped up their campaign efforts ahead of the vote. hillary clinton brought her staffers donuts... while her rival bernie sanders encouraged his to reach out to first time voters. republicans also spoke to volunteers and voters. sen. marco rubio / r presidential candidate :55-:57 "it's going to make a big difference tonight. we're really excited." political experts say donald trump and bernie sanders especially need big turn-outs tonight. we will have special live coverage from iowa tonight on w-s-l-s ten at 7. here in the commonwealth ... voting districts continue to be a hot topic. the house elections subcommittee meets to hear the fair redistricting bills tomorrow. one of the bills creates rules for the general assembly to use when drawing districts such as population and racial and ethnic fairness. the bill also says the use of political data or election results is prohibited when drawing maps... unless it's necessary
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determine whether minorities can elect candidates of their choice. meanwhile... the u-s supreme court will hear the debate over the state's current congressional map next month. that hearing is march 21-st. another person in the commonwealth tests positive for the zika virus. and according to the world health organization ... millions more cases are expected to hit the americas this year. again! again! again! again! again? again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. so you can love cereal...
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the world health organization declares the zika outbreak an international threat. and ... another virginian tests positive for the virus. health experts confirmed a william and mary student tested positive for the virus. the campus says the student contracted the disease while traveling abroad over winter break. the student is expected to recover. the school says it doesn't believe there is a health risk to anyone else on the campus. while campus may be safe ... the united states may not stay that way for long. the w-h-o estimates the americas could see up to 4-million zika cases over the next year. margaret chan/who director- general "after a review of the evidence, the committee advised that the clusters of microcephaly and other neurological complications constitute an extraordinary event and public health threat to other parts of the world." the last time a public health
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20-14's ebola outbreak... which killed more than 11-thousand people. another parasite is becoming a problem here in the u-s. and unlike the mosquitos that spread the zika virus... this one could be in your home right now. we no longer have effective ways to combat bedbugs. that's according to virginia tech researchers. the scientists found bedbugs have built up a tolerance for the most common chemicals used against them. the study says the tolerance comes from the chemicals being overused... and now bedbugs can produce detoxifying enzymes to counter them. when you see news happening, we want to hear from you. call us at 1-800- see news ... or e-mail digital pictures to news-at-wsls- dot-com. you can also let us know about stories or upload photos to our facebook page ... or send us a message on twitter. listen up! i'm here to get the lady of the house back on her feet. and give her the strength and energy to stay healthy. who's with me?! yay! the complete balanced nutrition
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hey candidates, answer the call already. (man) this is where it all started. i received a call from our dispatch center. smoke was coming from a manhole, and that's not good. we entered the manhole. we discovered that the cables had been melted by the fire. we jumped in, we got to work, and in a little over eight hours, we had the power back on. hi, i'm john snyder, distribution system supervisor for appalachian power.
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and no one even notices. (announcer) we may be a power company, but the true power in our communities comes from our people. our 90 minutes of news continues next.
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davy draper/close friend - "the ribbons are in support of nicole. it's a thing the family came up with for today in honor of her." now at 5:30... an emotional day for the family
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