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us. it's been an action-packed show. we appreciate it. "world news tonight" with david muir is next. >> we appreciate your time. breaking news as we come on tonight. the national weather service warning of a particularly dangerous situation. bracing for several weather emergencies at this hour. 54 million americans across much of the east, the south. tornado alerts from texas to nebraska. pounding hail, shelters along the highway. and severe storms from philly into the northeast. also tonight as we come on the air in the west, breaking news in the race for the white house. the results, after voting across five states. can clinton and trump close the deal? the ship that sank, carrying more than two dozen americans. tonight, the new discovery. we'll show it to you, right here. new reporting on prince this evening. that last concert and the emergency landing right after. his condition during those moments. and the other bombshell in that case tonight.
and made in america is back. the one thing replaced in times square. creating jobs tonight. any guesses? >> made in america! good evening as we come on the air in the west tonight. the race for the white house in the moment. donald trump with a sweep of the primary states tonight. but we do begin at this hour with that rare warning from the national weather service as we come on. it is not often they warn of a particularly dangerous situation ahead. but tonight, they are telling many communities to shelter in place. the pictures coming in already. tornado watches stretching across hundreds of miles. the gathering clouds right there outside st. louis. the heavy rain making for a difficult commute already. and at the kansas city airport, large hail hammering the tarmac. to the map at this hour. the concern stretching all the way to the northeast. but look there. 54 million americans in the threat zone. but you can see right there in the red, the biggest threat as we're on the air tonight.
abc's nall carleal karlinsky one schools closing early and the shelters at the ready, right along the highway. >> reporter: tonight, dangerous storm systems firing up across the heartland. ominous skies across oklahoma, where conditions are quickly deteriorating. >> that's fixing to do something right there. >> reporter: the leading edge of this storm blew through parts of missouri with blinding hail, slowing traffic on highways. and at the airport in kansas city. >> this is crazy hail. >> reporter: near oklahoma city, some schools canceling classes. residents warned to shelter in place. precautions were being made across kansas, too. they even have shelters right off the highway. this is a toll booth. there's two of them here. you just open this big steel door and down you go. they say there's room for about 15 people in these. at mcconnell air force base in kansas, more than a dozen military aircraft were flown out of state as a precaution, to keep them from being damaged. this auto dealership, 100 miles northwest of oklahoma city, spent the day lining up its vehicles bumper to bumper,
inside, to protect them from the onslaught of hail. the most dangerous weather is expected to take aim at an approximately 100,000-square mile area, from north texas to nebraska. with millions at risk, even highway billboards are warning people to take tonight's warnings very seriously. >> even the billboards with the warnings tonight. the national weather service telling families to take this seriously. neal karlinsky with us live. neal, the conditions right now getting miserable. >> reporter: really dedoor deteriorating here, david. we just had to take cover in the last two minutes or so. we're getting pelted by hair. we're under a small overhang here. huge bolts of lightning behind us. you can see the hail behind me right here. that's why we had to move in. getting socked by it. people are moving around the hotel here, trying to get their cars into cover and themselves. and david, this is just the beginning. a long and dangerous night ahead. >> neal karlinsky leading us off tonight. thanks, neal. we want to get right to
meteorologist rob marciano. he and the team driving through the storm zone. the storms in the mid-atlantic already bringing heavy rain, but the real concern, as you saw there, the tornado warnings with nightfall coming. and rob is in el reno, oklahoma, tonight. rob? >> reporter: david, here in oklahoma, the storms are about an hour from the i-35 corridor and things are really going to get nasty. we are under a pds watch. a particularly dangerous situation. tornado watch until midnight tonight. and it is huge. it stretches all the way down into texas, including dallas. the future radar shows the storms developing throughout the evening. and then squall lines developing on top of that. all pushes to the east. and tomorrow, less of a threat, but getting into highly populated areas. so, a two-day event here. and the storms that pop this evening, david, will last into dark hours, and that's when it really becomes dangerous. david? >> all right, rob marciano with us tonight. rob, thank you. we're going to turn to the breaking news in the race for the white house and the crucial primaries for both parties tonight. donald trump with a sweep and hillary clinton winning two states so far. the polls are now closed in these five states tonight. hundreds of delegates were at stake. the first results are now in.
based on analysis of the exit polls, abc news projecting donald trump will win in pennsylvania. trump also projected to be the winner in maryland tonight. in addition to maryland, he's going to win in connecticut, based on exit polling. so far, rhode island, also in the trump column. and we can say that donald trump will win in delaware. in the meantime, on the democratic side, based on our analysis of the exit polls, hillary clinton will be the winner in maryland. she will also be the winner in delaware tonight. but the results in the other three states, not yet in. we should tell you that donald trump was favored going into tonight, in the states we had polls for. ted cruz and john cas kasich, though, teaming up this week, trying to keep donald trump from getting the magic number, 1,237 delegates before the convention. tonight, though, those candidates stumbling when asked about that partnership. and the exit polls show that 69% of republican voters do not want a contested convention, saying whoever has the most votes should win the nomination.
abc's tom llamas, with late reaction outside trump tower tonight. >> reporter: tonight, donald trump with an east coast takeover. >> who is going to vote for trump? >> reporter: today, his favorite vote wrangler out with a familiar message. >> hi, pennsylvania. hi, rhode island. hi, delaware, i'm ivanka trump. and i want to remind you to vote in the republican primary for my father, donald j. trump. >> reporter: but as trump tastes victory, he's now learning he'll soon stand trial, accused of defrauding thousands of students out of millions of dlarls at his now shuttered real estate school, trump university. >> at trump university, we teach success. that's what it's all about. success. it's going to happen to you. >> reporter: new york's attorney general today calling trump university a "sham," saying he expects trump himself will be called as a witness this fall, right around election time. the bombshell comes as trump looks to widen his lead over senator ted cruz and governor john kasich and tries to crash their shaky new alliance.
>> lyin' ted announced that he can't win by himself. he cannot do it. you know, he's a joker. >> reporter: kasich agreed to pull out of indiana to help cruz, but he then confused matters by saying this about his indiana supporters. >> i've never told them not to vote for me, they ought to vote for me. >> reporter: when pressed, kasich's answer didn't clear things up. >> things are not so plain and simple. i don't tell my voters what to do. first of all, i don't have voters. there are people who live in indiana who will have to make a conclusion. >> reporter: trump tweeting, "this joke of a deal is falling apart." but cruz calling trump a whiner. >> what donald trump calls collusion is actually called coalition building. and it is how you win. >> reporter: trump also saving some ammunition for hillary clinton. first, saying she doesn't look presidential, and now, this -- >> the only thing she's got is the woman card. that's all she's got. and it is pandering. >> all right, so, let's get right to tom llamas live in
manhattan. and tom, trump with some words today aimed at bernie sanders? >> reporter: that's right, david. trump saying sanders should run as an independent. of course, if he did that, he would take votes away from hillary clinton. sanders wife say, not a chance. david? >> tom llamas tonight as we await donald trump tonight. to the democrats tonight. hillary clinton, trying to finally turn the corner for good, winning delaware and maryland so far. but bernie sanders vowing to stay in the race, no matter what happens tonight. and here's what voters in the three biggest primary states are already saying tonight. when asked, who has the best chance of beating donald trump head to head, 66% of democrats say it's hillary clinton. more than double the amount for sanders. abc's david wright, from philadelphia now. >> i'm terrific, how are you today? >> reporter: tonight, hillary clinton is hoping to close out bernie sanders' challenge once and for all. >> this campaign, it's important that people not just give speeches and get everybody riled up, you need to ask them, what
are you actually going to do? >> reporter: clinton says it's now time for sanders to close ranks, just as she did after the 2008 primaries. >> i did not put down conditions. i didn't say, "you know what, if senator obama does x, y and z, maybe i'll support him." >> morning! >> reporter: but today at philadelphia's iconic reading market -- >> what are you doing here? you're going to get me into trouble. >> the next president right here. >> reporter: -- sanders said, not so fast. we're in rocky balboa's hometown. any chance of a rocky moment? >> i think that if the voter turnout is high, we stand an excellent chance to win here in pennsylvania, and some of the other states, as well. >> reporter: are you getting tired of being asked when you're going to quit? >> well, it's an absurd question. and people should listen. the answer is, we're in this race until the last vote is cast. >> all right, david write with us live tonight from clinton headquarters in philadelphia. and david, bernie sanders' top strategist says there will be
serious conversations tomorrow? what does this mean? >> reporter: that is what his top strategist is says, that there will be a reality check tomorrow. however, the rest of the campaign and the candidate are saying otherwise. they're on a different page, vowing to fight on. david? >> david wright with us live tonight. david, thank you so much. in the meantime, we turn to other news tonight, and a bombshell after prince's sudden death. his sister now revealing that he died wouithout a will. we will learning tonight as well about hiss condition, after that concert in atlanta, and that emergency landing. prince's net worth, by the way, egs mated in the hundreds of millions. that figure could go much higher, with all of the unpublished music he is said to have left behind. abc's eva pilgrim outside minneapolis again tonight. ♪ >> reporter: new details about that emergency landing in moline, illinois, just after his final public concert. prince, unresponsive, his bodyguard carrying him off the plane to get medical attention. the medical records blacked out to ensure his privacy.
>> cfr will be waiting. >> reporter: this, as prince's sister today officially asked a judge to be appointed to handle her brother's estate. >> thank you for loving him, y'all. and he loved each and every one of you. >> reporter: the 55-year-old stating in court documents, "i do not know of the existence of a will." according to minnesota law, that would mean prince's estate would be split equally among his sister and his five surviving half-siblings. they won't get the full value of his estate. they will have to pay almost half, more than $146 million, in estate taxes. but they stand to make a significant profit, as his music skyrockets up the charts once again, and there's that vault of never before heard music. >> you would never know, deangelo, patti labelle, angie stone -- >> reporter: they would sit together and write music? >> yeah. go in the studio for hours and come out and go into the vault. >> reporter: david, fans still pouring by paisley park tonight, many telling us they're hoping it will be turned into a museum, like graceland, honoring the superstar. david?
>> abc's eva pilgrim tonight. eva, thank you. we do have breaking news this evening in the sinking of the cargo ship el faro last year, with more than two dozen americans onboard. the data recorder has now been found at the bottom of the sea. and here are the faces of some of the 33 crew members who died when that ship sailed into a hurricane. tonight, their families, of course, with new hope of finding out why and how that ship went down. abc's david kerley joins us tonight. david, what are you learning from your sources? >> reporter: david, this is a major discovery. this could solve the mystery of the el faro. it was like finding a basketball nearly three miles under the surface of the ocean. now, they have to recover the box and the voices possibly of the crew who were on the deck of the cargo ship, which sailed into a hurricane and sank back in october. the first mission to the sea floor found only parts of this cargo ship, but not that all-important data recorder, until early this morning. all 33 on the ship sailing from florida to puerto rico were lost.
the ntsb says it will know in a day or so whether or not the crew on-site right now north of the bahamas can actually recover that box. david? >> david kerley in washington for us. david, thank you. we turn to texas now, and new trouble for one-time star quarterback johnny manziel. tonight, indicted on a misdemeanor charge. all of this comes after manziel's own family has sounded the alarm about his health. abc's kayna whitworth from dallas. >> reporter: johnny manziel, once a cover boy, tonight, has a mug shot in his future for that assault charge. his former girlfriend, colleen crowley, claiming an argument last january turned physical. in this affidavit, she alleges manziel struck her "with his open hand on my left ear," and she could not hear out of that ear. >> our defense is that we're not guilty. >> reporter: tonight, manziel's defense team claims crowley was inebriated and tried to leave their argument and was unfit to drive. >> that's why he had to arrange for her to be driven home. >> reporter: and that's the
defense? >> well, that's what happened. >> reporter: we called crowley and her attorney and have not received comment. this is the latest setback for the man known as "johnny football." his substance abuse problems played out in public. he was cut from the cleveland browns and lost lucrative endorsements. his father saying he fears his son will die if he doesn't get help. his lawyer telling abc news he spoke with manziel last night. >> he's just very ready to face this and get this behind him. >> reporter: manziel has to turn himself in here in texas. he faces up to one year in jail and a $4,000 fine if convicted. david? >> kayna whitworth with us tonight. thanks, kayna. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this tuesday. the homeowner who shot the burglar trying to break into his home, but listen to this tonight. that burglar, now trying to sue the homeowner, taking him to court. and we want your opinion on this story tonight. and look at this. homes at risk of going over the edge this evening.
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this house was built in 1964. the siscos bought it in 2010. they say they had no idea their dream retirement home was in danger of a landslide until about ten months ago, when the ground started to fall away. so far, at least 30 houses have damage, but thousands more may be at risk. the city says all building regulations were followed, but it is now reviewing whether those regulations need to be toughened. to know if your home is at risk, experts recommend getting your property evaluated by a geologist. and, think about extra insurance. most policies, including the siscos, do not cover landslides. >> it's an act of god, and you can't blame anyone. >> reporter: clayton sandell, abc news, colorado springs. >> what a nightmare. clayton, thank you. when we come back here tonight, the prisoner spending almost 25 years behind bars, set free tonight. what it was that set him free. and the burglar, now suing the homeowner who shot him during a break-in. does he have a case? and why more than 700,000
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pennsylvania. >> it's a home game for donald trump and the same for hillary clinton. good evening, and thanks for joining us tonight. six weeks, california voters go into the polls and today, five states held primaries in the east coast. taking a look at numbers in connecticut, trump won 59% of the vote, kasich second at 26%, and cruz, finishing a distant third. >> in delaware, trump won with 60% of the vote, kasich with 21% and cruz, just 16%. >> trump was declared the winner in maryland. >> pennsylvania residents giving trump 65% of the vote. cruz and kasich with just 18 and 14% of the votes respectively. >> in rhode