WFXR News [email protected] April 4


HAPPY THURSDAY EVERYBODY!I’M KATHLYNN STONE. AND I’M BILL WADELL. THANKS FOR STREAMING LIVE WITH US AT 6.LOTS TO COVER TODAY. FROM FINAL FOUR EXCITEMENT – TO A YEARBOOK SCANDAL – AND A TROOPER SAVING AN OFFICERS LIFE. AND OF COURSE – WE CATCH UP WITH THE GAMING GRANNY EVERYONE’S BEEN TALKING ABOUT. LET’S GET STARTED WITH OUR LOCAL 6. 3 FIRST UP -A POLICE CHASE AND ARREST. 3 PEOPLE – ARE FACING CHARGES. TROOPERS SAY THEY TRIED STOPPING A CAR ON INTERSTATE 81 IN BORTETOURT COUNTY – THAT WAS DRIVING RECKLESSLY THIS MORNING. THE DRIVER TOOK OFF AND ENDED UP CRASHING. JARVIS SAYLES OF ROANOKE WAS CHARGED WITH HIT-AND-RUN AND DRUG POSSESSION CHARGES. A WOMAN FROM BROOKLYN NEW YORK – AND A MAN WHO HASN’T BEEN NAMED – WERE ALSO CHARGED. 3 NUMBER 5 – THE FALLOUT OVER YEARBOOKS BEING PULLED AT HOLLINS UNIVERSITY. THE THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION – HER INTENT WAS NOT TO CENSOR – BUT TO ADD EDUCATIONAL NOTES TO GIVE CONTEXT. 3 NUMBER 4 – MERITLESS CLAIMS. THAT’S THE CONCLUSION THAT CENTRA HEALTH FOUND – FOLLOWING COMPLAINTS AGAINST THEIR FORMER CEO – E.W. TIBBS. AFTER HE LEFT CENTRA ABRUPTLY AND TOOK A NEW JOB IN MICHIGAN – TIBBS WAS HIT WITH A LAWSUIT – CLAIMING HE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED A COWORKER IN LYCNHBURG.THIS AFTERNOON – CENTRA SAID THEIR INVESTIGATION FOUND NO EVIDENCE OF PRIOR COMPLAINTS – AND NO EVIDENCE THAT TIBBS IMPROPERLY USED EMPLOYEE CONTACT INFORMATION. CENTRA SAID IT WILL DEFENSE ITSELF – AGAINST THIS LAWSUIT. 3 NUMBER 3 – A REAL LIFE SAVER. VIRGINIA STATE TROOPER A.T. STAURT – BEING CREDITED FOR SAVING A RICHMOND POLICE OFFICER THIS WEEK. AUTHORITIES SAY – HE SAW THE RICHMOND OFFICER TURN PALE – AND HE HAD TROUBLE BREATHING AT THE JUSTICE CENTER – – AFTER A LIGHT TO VOTE ON THE GOVERNOR’S AMENDMENT THAT WOULD MAKE A –WORK ZONE CELL PHONE BAN– APPLY TO ALL STATE ROADS. ADVOCATES AND LAWMAKERS PUSHED FOR AN ALL OUT BAN BECAUSE THEY SAY THE CURRENT LAW IS OUTDATED AND ONLY APPLIES TO TEXTING AND EMAILING. THE GOVERNOR HAS 30 DAYS TO SIGN THE WORKZONE BILL. IF HE PASSES ITOME JULY FIRST ANYONE CAUGHT USING A CELLPHONE WHILE DRIVING THROUGH A WORK ZONE– COULD FACE A 250 FINE. 3 AND TOPPING OUR LOCAL 6. CELEBRATE SAFE. THAT’S THE MESSAGE – FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE OUT IN FULL FORCE. 3 OUR JERMAINE FERELL IS ON HIS WAY TO MINNEAPOLIS RIGHT NOW. AT LAST CHECK – HE WAS IN WISCONSIN. 3 OUR SPORTS TEAM – PREVIEWING THE BIG TOURNAMENT. DON’T MISS OUR SPECIAL BROADCAST – TOMORROW NIGHT AT 6 THIRTY – RIGHT HERE ON W-F-X-R. 3 TIME FOR PINPOINT WEATHER – WITH CHIEF METEOROLOGIST JOHN CARROLL. A BEAUTIFUL SUNNY DAY – BUT JOHN – YOU’RE TRACKING 3 SOME RAIN FOR US TOMORROW? 3 3 THANKS JOHN. 3 LET’S SEE WHAT’S 3 OFFICIALS IN ETHIOPIA SAY THE PILOTS ON THE BOEING 7-37 MAX THAT CRASHED – DID EVERYTHING THEY COULD TO AVOID THE AN ANTI-STALL SYSTEM BE REMOVED FROM THE JET COMPLETELY – AND REGULATORS STEP UP THEIR OVERSIGHT OF THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. 3 NUMBER 5 – TACO BELL IS HOLDING HIRING PARTIES…AND GIVING INCENTIVES…TO TRY AND GET MORE PEOPLE TO APPLY FOR JOBS. SOME BENEFITS MIGHT INCLUDE ONE FREE MEAL PER SHIFT, TUITION DISCOUNTS AND A SALARY OF ABOUT 10 DOLLARS AN HOUR. TACO BELL SAYS IT’S PLANNING TO HOST NEARLY 600 OF THESE PARTIES THIS MONTH – IN HOPES TO CREATE 100-THOUSAND NEW JOBS IN THE NEXT THREE YEARS. 3 NUMBER 4 – IS A RECALL ALERT. PLASTIC IN THE FOOD. THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF INJURIES OR ILLNESS. PATTIES IN QUESTION WERE PRODUCED IN OKLAHOMA – AND DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE. THE U-S-D-A SAYS IT DID NOT PROVIDE THE BURGERS AS PART OF THE NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM. 3 NUMBER 3 – A NEW CANDIDATE IN THE RACE. OHIO CONGRESSMAN TIM RYAN – IS NOW THE LATEST DEMOCRAT ANNOUNCING HE’S 3 NUMBER 2 – A HURRICANE FORECAST. RESEARCHERS AT COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY ARE FORECASTING A SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON. THEY ANTICIPATE FIVE HURRICANES THIS YEAR – WITH ONLY TWO MAJOR STORMS. THIS IS REPORTEDLY DUE TO A DEVELOPING EL NINO – AND COOLER ATLANTIC WATERS. LAST YEAR – STORM ACTIVITY WAS 20 PERCENT ABOVE AVERAGE WITH EIGHT HURRICANES. HURRICANE MICHAEL DEVASTATED FLORIDA’S PANHANDLE – AND FLORENCE FLOODED MUCH OF THE CAROLINAS, AND SOME AREAS HERE AT HOME. THE FORECAST WILL BE UPDATED AGAIN IN JUNE – THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON STARTS JUNE FIRST. 3 TOPPING OUR TRENDING AT 6. A MISSING TEEN CASE – TAKING A WILD TURN. A 14 YEAR OLD BOY – FOUND IN CINCINNATI – CLAIMS HE WAS A CHILD – WHO VANISHED IN ILLINOIS BACK IN 20-11.THE BOY – SAYING HIS NAME IS TIMMOTHY PITZEN – REPORTEDLY ESCAPED KIDNAPPERS WHO HELD HIM FOR EIGHT YEARS. TIMOTHY WAS LAST SEEN IN 20-11 WHEN HIS MOTHER PICKED HIM UP FROM 3 JUST A WILD STORY. WE’VE GOT ALL THE DETAILS. AN UPDATED STORY HAS JUST BEEN POSTED ON THE NATIONAL NEWS TAB – ON OUR HOMEPAGE AND OUR APP – IF YOU WANT TO READ MORE. 3 BACK HERE – CLOSER TO HOME. AN 83-YEAR-OLD WOMAN HAS BUILT QUITE THE FOLLOWING FOR HERSELF IN THE GAMING WORLD. 3 SHIRLEY CURRY OF ROCKY MOUNT IS AN AVID GAMER, WHO POSTS VIDEOS OF HERSELF GAMING ON THE NEWSROOM.BROOKE – YOU FOUND OUT THAT SHIRLEY HAS ANOTHER REASON TO CELEBRATE DOESN’T SHE? 3 BILL AND KATHLYNN,SHIRLEY CURRY IS QUITE THE CHARACTER- BOTH LITERALLY AND FIGURATIVELY. 3 SHE’S ACTUALLY GOING TO BE A CHARACTER IN THE NEXT INSTALLMENT OF THE ELDER SCROLLS. AND SHE HAS QUITE THE FAN BASE.GET THIS–HER YOUTUBE CHANNEL HAS MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND SUBSCRIBERS. 3 “I HAVE WISHED FOR THAT FOR A LONG TIME BECAUSE I THOUGHT THAT WOULD BE SO COOL TO KNOW THAT SOMEBODY’S PLAYING THIS GAME AND THEY MIGHT HAVE ME AS A FOLLOWER. THAT WOULD BE FUN TO KNOW.” 3 SHIRLEY TELLS ME SHE DOESN’T YET KNOW WHEN THE GAME FEATURING HER WILL BE RELEASED. SO WE’LL JUST HAVE TO KEEP OUR THANKS BROOKE. 3 3 NOW TO PINPOINT WEATHER. BEFORE WE GET TO OUR FORECAST – WE’VE GOT TO TALK ABOUT THIS. A METEOR STREAKING ACROSS THE SKY – THIS MORNING – OVER THE CAROLINAS. THIS IS THE VIEW – FROM GREENVILLE – SOUTH CAROLINA. SOCIETY. PEOPLE FROM VIRGINIA TO FLORIDA – AND EVEN TENNESSEE – REPORTED SEEING IT THIS MORNING. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 DANVILLE PUBLIC ARE GETTING A FREE DEGREE WHICH ALLOWS THEM TO BECOME READING SPECIALISTS. THE FREE RIDE… PAYS OFF BIG FOR STUD CHARMAYNE R BROWN REPORTS WILL HAVE THAT SPECIAL REPORT FOR US TONIGHT AT TEN. 3 THANKS SO MUCH FOR STREAMING LIVE WITH US. WE HOPE YOU JOIN US TONIGHT ON TV AT TEN. REMEMBER – YOU CAN GET NEWS, WEATHER

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