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a lot of lightning strikes with this whether. in the valentine area neighbors told us about a potential lightning strike what you're looking at the pictures from
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ago. the lightning struck the roof and shortly after that there was a huge explosion. >> i live one street over and by the time i cut through the backyard my neighbor across the street i saw flames coming through the roof. >> firefighters are putting out hotspots in going through and checking if lightning is definitely to blame . what we saw tracking the storm we do believe that is indeed what happened. these storms packs everything and i was chasing them tonight and i got right into the core and picked up some dime sized hail in addition with lightning and the wind got to about 30 miles per hour. potentially what we have over in valentine. we will stay on top of this and we will have updates tonight and tomorrow morning on daybreak.
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a man and woman were found dead in home north of claremont. >> deputy say a couple was found dead inside a home on rest home road investigators are calling the death suspicious. right now they're trying to determine if someone forced their way into the house. family members to the couple had a 10-year-old daughter who is not at home when their bodies were discovered. >> it's crazy because you just took two lives. whoever you are you took to lives and these two lives had a daughter. a 10-year-old daughter who now has both parents are gone. >> deputy say a family member actually found a couple after not hearing from them this weekend. >> also tonight breaking news in concorde . police say a person is dead another injured after shooting near the logan family resource center. the police chief says that there is no indication it has anything
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officers are a block away from the scene the crime. we are asking police for more information about what led them to the student tonight. thousands of north carolina voters will headed to head to the polls tomorrow for the primary election. >> three candidates all made shops -- stops in the area . the latest polls show donald trump leads on the republican side of north carolina hill really clinton is leaving on the democratic side. >> in the past 60 minutes clinton wrapped up a rally in the elizabeth neighborhood. >> reporter: just in the last half hour hillary clinton finished up here she spoke for 30 minutes and then spend some time and greeting supporters and signing books. there were over 1100 people and they erupted with two took the stage. stop she got right into the issues. she spent time speaking about the economy bringing and
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good jobs in the country including manufacturing positions. she says she must to train young people for these jobs invest in public education rage the minimum wage and ensure pay equity. taking care of our veterans and stopping the hateful rhetoric and politics. she began her speech saying charlotte hold a special place in her heart is saying it's the name of her grandchild. she wants to ensure her grandchild and every other child is able to live in a country that allows them to realize the full potential. >> i believe with all my heart that together we can build a future that really is consistent with our values and what we want to achieve as a nation and we can do this by first imagining it and then working to create it. >> i spoke with a lot of supporters tonight who all had similar thoughts about the candidate. they say she is strong and a
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get the job done. at this time tomorrow we will know whether other voters agree with that. bernie sanders had a rally this afternoon in university city. he spoke to a crowd of thousands and he talked about what he calls a corrupted campaign finance system. >> they want to make it harder for people to vote. we want to make it easier for people to vote. >> sanders says democracy is not about billionaires by elections. trumpet made a stop today in hickory. he spoke with thousands of people calling on the republican party to rally behind him. >> what they have to do is embrace this phenomenon. we will be the democrats and we
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. >> tempers flared between protesters and some trump supporters outside the rally hickory today. you can see here some scuffling . police did have to step in. >> there just trying to bully their bernie sanders crap on me and i won't take it. >> police had officers on campus to keep everything in control and they took six people in the custody and the issued citations today. investigators in fayetteville say they will not file charges against the trump campaign because of this video and a punch from a rally last week. deputies charged this 78-year-old man with punching a protester. the sheriff's office says it considered and inciting a riot charge but they didn't find enough evidence. also on the ballot tomorrow voters will weigh in on a multibillion-dollar bond package. if it's approved it will be millions on college and state
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new energy plan and 90 million for a science lab at unc charlotte. it will not require tax increase. north carolina is in the only states candidates have been vying for tomorrow. primary elections are also happening in florida illinois missouri and ohio. the polls will open at 6:30 a.m. in north carolina. you can find your location on our election center under the news tab. will also have crews inside the polling places across the area tomorrow. a vote of 2016 coverage starts on daybreak at 4:30 a.m. in just the past 60 minutes town leaders in matthews passed a resolution preparing to leave at the charlotte school district unless cms can guarantee neighborhood schools. eyewitness news reporter alexis ashwell was there and explains the resolution. >> reporter: tonight resolution is about being proactive.
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local students are guaranteed to attend school the school here in the hometown of matthews less than an hour and a half ago the mayor of matthews and board of commissioners unanimously passed this resolution. you can see all their hands raised in favor during this regularly scheduled meeting. so moving forward on this resolution matthews town leader will form a task force that seeks the wishes of parents and find some of the town was still in order to get the state approval to form an independent district. the resolution also mentions of three potential options. matthews on district town charter schools and breaking into three districts. once the board passes the resolution this evening one commissioner spoke on a personal level saying he moved his own family to matthews so his children could attend quality schools. >> i'm absolutely in favor of
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listen to the parents and community leaders. >> moving forward the mayor told me plans to form this task force within the week. it will be made up of any elected officials rather teachers and parents and some former district leaders. mid- hill is also considering a split from the district but hasn't taken any action yet . leaders in huntersville cornelius and davidson all passed resolutions asking the district to make sure that every child in their respective towns has a seat in a neighborhood school. charlotte council members may call for an investigation into how a confidential city memo was leaked to the media. councilman autry didn't specifically identify with the week in question was but did make his concerns clear of the meeting tonight. >> i'm concerned about this sort of behavior.
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attitude about confidential personal information. >> counsel asked the city attorney to provide it outline of options to launch an investigation . how much would cost and possible ramifications for whoever did it. they will talk about this at the next regular meeting coming up in two weeks. this comes days after councilman fallon faces scrutiny for having a charlotte employee and official work as her intern. city manager's that a relationship could be unlawful or conflict of interest. in the past three hours city leaders also voted to extend the city manager's contract through the budget season and to give him a raise. the contract was set to expire next month. he will not seek a long-term extension but he did agree to stay through june to help charlotte through the budget process. a few minutes ago i showed you this rain will be gone by the time you get up tomorrow morning.
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how soon will see more rain. nine investigates foodstamp fraud. exclusive the video of the store owner they say stole taxpayer money. >> upwards of (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound)
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(elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
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give us a plan. police say a person is dead and another person has non- life-threatening injuries after shooting tonight in concorde. stop the police chief told channel nine that this happened on lincoln street southwest during the logan -- by the logan family resource center. there is no indication of this is anything to do with the medical center itself. a man and woman were found dead inside a home north of claremont. investigators are calling the death suspicious. whenever trying to figure out if someone forced their way into the home. for the latest developments of both of these stories watch eyewitness dues daybreak at 4:30 a.m. a case of foodstamp fraud. today the charlotte store owner
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more than 100,000 taxpayer dollars. new tonight i got exclusive video showing the moment the police say he pocketed the money money. in court to thomas taylor told a judge he only wanted to help the police say his corner store in greer heights was committing a crime. foodstamp fraud. >> we had some concerns. >> after multiple complaints there was an investigation in 2014 sending in an informant to captors undercover video. officers say he would swipe at ebt cards for cash give them a card and then keep the rest for himself pocketing taxpayer dollars. >> upwards of over $100,000 easily. >> since they shut down the crime inside the store crime outside in greer heights has gone down. >> we were probably in this little area right here getting between 100 to 200 calls a year
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>> and a male. >> we have no calls out here now. >> officer frisk says now this building is scheduled to be torn down and become a resource center for preschoolers. >> he's not only one who's done this in charlotte. is not the only one. so my thing is why target this man when you have 20 other people doing the same thing in charlotte right now. >> taylor is 68 years old say to have significant health issues. he could have spent an -- 600 months in prison but because of the guilty plea he pled guilty to 11 charges and will now only serve 90 days in jail and pay $75,000 in restitution. a driver will face charges
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building on independence boulevard. the driver refused treatment no one else was hurt . the crash is under investigation. kleven county leaders held a public meeting about duke energy's coal ash cleanup. people gathered at the town hall to discuss the rogers energy complex. stop the coal ash ponds relabeled low risk and must be closed and capped by 2029. >> when people can't take a bath or drink water that should be an extreme priority. >> we are focused on placing our ash resources throughout the state that put safety first to protect the environment and minimize impact to the community and minimize cost. >> estate leaders as they well watered their coal ponds are safe to drink. we are tracking showers
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>> there is still rain falling right now. pretty good showers that will scoot across the highway nine quarter also some showers over chester county pushing on to the east. stop nothing heavy . certainly nothing like what we saw earlier tonight. the back edge is pushing through chesterfield county. this is tracking the back edge of the rain. rain in chesterfield comes to the end by midnight. in charlotte certainly north of charlotte there wasn't nearly as much rainfall and that means this oak pollen that many of the starting to see is probably going to be on your windshield early tomorrow morning. the humidity will be down. disappearing as the moisture get squeezed out. what that will keep from happening is a low clouds and see nighttime rain like this.
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country where visibility could be low. in the charlotte area a likable do you find mid- 50s then up the weather is not an excuse to not get out and vote. weather in the 70s and 80 degrees on tuesday. despite a few morning clouds in the mountains sunshine for just about everyone else an absolutely stupendous day. seventy by months -- lunchtime on the way to our highs of 70. a look at pacific neighborhood jefferson pretty mild 70 tomorrow afternoon. davidson highs in the upper 70s and working the way south to the midlands a and heavy rain tonight than a balmy afternoon
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grown used to warm weather in the '80s challenging the record almost 20 degrees above the record. this isn't anything but the average market with the driest on record. and a record to go back to 1878. are seven day forecast not much rain but we will cool down as we head into the weekend. in the last ten minutes and neighbor gave us at this video of the fire at the home on derby chase road. flames are covering the roof of that house. neighbor say they heard a lightning strike on the roof and they say it caused the furnace to explode and it engulfed this home in flames. an attorney accused of
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the unrelated politics that the lawyer believes is playing a role in the allegations. the there are two democratic visionsfor regulating wall street.one says it's okay to take rmillions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to playby the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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police say and cooper driver charged in a shooting spree in kalamazoo michigan told investigators he was being controlled by the uber app on his cell phone. documents out today say that jason dalton also told his wife carol she wouldn't be able to go back to work and that his kids would be able to go back to school . police said he told her to watch the news and should understand. the warning came after the first shooting already happened. six people were killed in the shooting in february 20th. to people were injured.
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authority say he carried of the shootings between driving for uber. a couple charged with child abuse after police say a 5-year-old boy was found naked in a convenience store. that he and kenneth is a goal or charge on sunday . police told
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the boy was alone on turner's e boy was aamerican workers brought us back from the crash. now, let's move forward. we need jobs that providedignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. we've gotta create new jobs andindustries of the future.
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approv the hornets seven game winning streak in have the end like this. against the dallas mavericks who are on the streak of their own have lost five in a row their plane with a sense of urgency . the hornets be them self. they couldn't do anything in the first half. they missed their first four shots. they were finally able to get things going and they pulled up it was a plus the foul and they finished with 20 points. later courtney lead to for two over two marvin williams finished of strong and 19. the hornets able to keep it close in the first because the mavericks weren't playing particularly well either. they went past rick carlisle who hasn't played since 1989. too many errors tonight the hornets taking themselves into too deep of a whole. fifteen turnovers else able to
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wesley matthew finds a cutting to the rim. the hornets rallied from 90 to make it interesting but couldn't finish. a game-high 25 the hornets win streak stopped at seven. 107- 96. here's hoping the finish the phoenix and yesterday is a sign of things to come. a while the final half-mile with carl banging back and forth. it started with strategy and forcing overtime kevin harding didn't pick to maintain the lead carl edwards took fresh tires allowing him to challenge the four car. the best car all day. in the final two turns edwards was too rough with his initial contact and actually helped hardwick 18 his momentum. i was fully expecting everything that i got. but i just needed to be able to get knocked of the track far enough to be able to put the throttle back down. >> it's fun coming alive because
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and i tried to slow them down but it didn't work. >> we're talking hundreds of thousands of seconds. >> hundreds of a second. it was close. >> thank you. an there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of goingto college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will bea birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an americawhere after a lifetime of labor, there is timefor rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values,
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i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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and i ask for your vote. . breaking news out of chicago where a police spokesperson says three officers were shot. police are not releasing many details about how those police officers were shot but we do know their injuries are not life-threatening . they see officers on the scene the flashing lights a crime scene tape up around the police cruiser which is not a good sign. it looks like that car could be
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stay with us and eyewitness at 4:30 a.m. for updates. a former state representative from charlotte is facing new controversy involving his legal practice. a 30 year prison sentence because they think his attorney allegedly fell asleep during the trial. and 2004 mackey representative in a plot to force young girls to have sex with men at charlotte apartments. >> he's happy he gets opportunity before he didn't feel that he got a fair shot . today mackey said channel nine a statement saying that the
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