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from all of us here we appreciate your time. hope to see you again in half an hour. tonight, game over? donald trump says if he wins indiana, it's over. is he right? and carly fiorina falls off the stage at a ted cruz event. the uncomfortable moment. and what donald trump is now saying afterward. did anyone help her? breaking news. the severe weather hitting right now. the ground stop at a major airport. moving into the east. floods across the south. the great-grandmother and four young children swept up in their own home. the raging inferno. the historic new york city church destroyed amid new questions tonight. the flames seen shooting through the stained glass. major developments in the prince investigation. the new war over his money. the judge who is not convinced there is no will. and what prince's personal chef is now revealing about those final hours.
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and the young woman at target, using her smartphone to fight back. >> get this guy! stop him! >> how her move in that moment launched an investigation. good evening. and it's great to start another week with you. and we begin tonight with those bold words from donald trump. a win this time tomorrow night, and he says, it's over. and carly fiorina's fall tonight. donald trump needs to win 47% of the remaining total delegates to land the republican nomination outright. avoiding a contested convention. and tonight, the newest poll showing trump at 49%. that's a 15-point lead over ted cruz in indiana. and then, that startling moment at a ted cruz rally, running mate carly fiorina there tumbling off the stage after introducing cruz and his family. fiorina is okay. but donald trump pouncing, saying, at least he would have helped her. abc's tom llamas leads us off from indiana. >> reporter: tonight,
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donald trump seizing on this moment to mock senator ted cruz's struggling campaign. >> and the next president of the united states, ted cruz. >> reporter: carly fiorina, the senator's running mate, falling off that stage in lafayette, indiana. losing her footing as the cruz family walked out. trump putting his own spin on what happened. >> she fell off -- she just went down. she went down a long way, right? and she went down right in front of him and he was talking, he kept talking. he didn't even look, like -- that was a weird deal. man. >> reporter: the gop front-runner hoping to close the deal in indiana, saying his opponents are teetering on the edge. >> i mean, the two last ones, they're like hanging by their fingertips. they're choking. don't let me fall! don't let me fall! >> reporter: cruz soldiering on, as his path to the nomination grows narrow. >> the entire country is looking to indiana, and really depending on indiana to pull us back from this cliff that we're staring over. >> reporter: but cruz's final
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days in the hoosier state have been far from midwest nice. >> lying ted. >> reporter: in marion, indiana, coming face to face with angry trump supporters. >> do the math. you asked kasich to drop out, it's your turn. take your own word. >> now, i'm curious, sir -- >> time to drop out. >> reporter: and in la porte, indiana, a little boy heckling the texas senator in the middle of his speech. >> all right, apparently, there's a young man who's having some problems. >> you suck! >> thank you, son. >> reporter: and as the gop fight rages on, a winding down for the democrats. at the white house correspondents' dinner, president obama with a nod to hillary clinton, making clear who he thinks will take his place. >> next year at this time, someone else will be standing here in this very spot, and it's anyone's guess who she will be. but -- >> and tom llamas with us live tonight at a trump event in south bend, indiana. and as donald trump tries to seal this nomination, tom, some new signs hillary clinton
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shifting her focus to the general, with that little boost from the president there? >> reporter: that's right, david. no doubt she appreciated that comment from president obama. and today, we learned that the hillary clinton campaign will start campaigning in states like ohio and virginia, battleground states she'll want to win in the general election. and david, they're not only spending time there. they're going to start hiring staff. they tell us, there's a benefit to getting there early. david? >> tom llamas leading us off tonight with the crowd awaiting donald trump. now, to the severe weather at this hour. already hitting the south with deadly flooding. a great-grandmother and four children in their home, and now, the storm moving east. dangerous driving in tennessee. this family rescued after their suv went off the road. new images tonight of homes and power lines badly damaged by downed trees in and around atlanta. and in palestine, texas, a community in mourning after learning about that great-grandmother and those young children. abc's steve osunsami in atlanta tonight. >> this is what we got to deal with in west virginia. >> reporter: the flooding rains
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that washed out the weekend for much of the south are threatening nearly 14 million families tonight in the mid-atlantic. in georgia, tennessee and north carolina today, the hail came hard. the weather forced a ground stop at the charlotte airport. >> i can't see many babies no more. i can't see my four babies no more. >> reporter: this same storm system stole six precious lives in palestine, texas, where lenda asberry and her great-grandchildren drowned, trying to escape floodwaters that poured into their home. >> she made it out the house with those babies, carrying all four of them. the water had risen up to here on my momma. she was still trying to get through the water. >> reporter: an hour north, we met another family who lost their home to a tornado. listen as tiffany reeve tries to explain to her daughter that all is not lost. >> you sad? >> no, mommy's not sad. mommy's okay because you're okay. >> that is crazy. thank you, lord, that i got off
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of it. >> reporter: roads washed away before our eyes. from the sky, pictures of the storm damage through parts of atlanta. two water pumping stations lost power, and they've been telling people to boil their water since. families who live in this neighborhood are realizing this evening that they'll need to rebuild. take a look directly behind me. the grandmother who lives in this home happened to be sitting in the only room that wasn't crushed by these large trees. david? >> that was a blessing. steve, thank you. and rob was telling me, atlanta gets hit again tonight. look at this. a mess across the east. >> reporter: yeah, not just the wind, some big-time hail moving into even d.c. we've got a watch box up tonight from washington, d.c., back through richmond, all the way almost to knoxville, tennessee. hail and high winds with these individual cells that will be roaming through at least 9:00 or 10:00 tonight. then, a big ridge pops up in the central u.s. what that means is, kind of continued messiness for the east. i think tomorrow morning is going to be really rainy in new york city. and on and off showers for the rest of the week. could see one to three inches through wednesday, but it does look to be pretty wet, at least through friday, david. >> tough commute tomorrow for sure. rob, thank you. now, to washington, d.c. tonight, and new images of the cargo train derailing in the
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nation's capital. surveillance video showing the moment more than a dozen cars went off the tracks on sunday. at least two of them leaking dangerous chemicals before being contained. workers safely transferring the cargo. the cars will now be moved for inspection. the cause of that accident under investigation tonight. there are major new developments this evening in the prince investigation, amid a new war over his $300 million estate. family members in court today, a judge not convinced there was no will, at least not yet. also tonight, the young personal chef to prince, now revealing new details about those final hours. abc's eva pilgrim is outside minneapolis. >> reporter: prince's siblings arriving in court. the rock star's estimated $300 million fortune on the line tonight. the purple one leaving no known children. all that money, plus millions more from those unpublished songs in the vault, could be split among them. most of the brothers and sisters okaying the judge's emergency appointment of bremer trust to handle prince's affairs, but the
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company still searching for a will, and the judge agreeing, a will could still be found. meanwhile, authorities turning their attention to his medication and whether the star died of a drug overdose. sources telling abc news, the superstar was getting prescriptions from multiple doctors. authorities executing a search warrant at his local walgreens. and a possible indication of health problems. his chef for three years saying the superstar was eating less recently and began asking for meals that were easier to digest, as he was fighting off frequent upset stomachs and sore throats. >> he liked to eat very light, he loved salads, loved everything fresh and vibrant and energetic. >> reporter: david, the chef telling us, prince didn't feel well the night before he was found dead. still, no official word on a cause of death. the toxicology results still weeks away. david? >> eva pilgrim outside minneapolis. thanks, eva. we're going to turn now to those stunning images right here in new york city, and the investigation launched tonight after an historic church went up in flames.
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the church built in the 1850s, tonight, in ruins, gutted by devastating fire. heavy smoke and flames pouring from the stained glass windows and the roof. abc's linzie janis is on the scene this evening. the fire breaking out, just hours after holiday services. >> oh, my gosh. it's just getting worse. >> reporter: tonight, investigators searching for what sparked this raging inferno. flames shooting out of a giant circular stained glass window, 170 firefighters battling the ferocious blaze for hours. >> i'm personally heartbroken. i can't believe it's actually happening. >> reporter: parishioners crying and hugging, watching the building burn. just hours earlier, the church posting this image of hundreds inside celebrating easter. the owners had taken painstaking efforts to restore this landmark, built in the 1800s, to its former glory.
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tonight, a cathedral reduced to rubble, and a few stone walls. david, in a strange twist, there were three major orthodox church fires in three different cities worldwide, all of them around their easter holiday. investigators say no direct link as of yet. it could just be an odd coincidence. david? >> what a devastating scene there behind you. linzie, thank you. now, to south florida tonight, where the fbi has arrested a man accused of supporting isis, allegedly plotting to blow up a jewish center in miami-dade county. authorities say he was planning to throw an explosive over the wall during the final days of passover. the fbi insisting the public was never in danger. that suspect had been under surveillance for some time. the penn state scandal back in the headlines tonight. former assistant football coach jerry sandusky, wearing his orange jumpsuit to court today, asking for a new trial. he was sentenced to up to 60 years in prison for child sex abuse. his attorneys claim he was wrongly convicted. sandusky still calling himself
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an innocent man. no word on when the judge will make his decision. now, to california tonight. two separate police scandals, hundreds of miles apart. police in san francisco under fire for racist text messages sent by officers. and a top cop at the los angeles sheriff's department resigning. accused of sending racist e-mails from his work account. abc's matt gutman tonight with what those e-mails said. >> reporter: with protests against police already clanging in san francisco, new outrage tonight over one of l.a.'s top cops mocking minorities. among those tonight condemning the e-mails forwarded by l.a. sheriff chief of staff tom angel is the force's chief himself, saying, "this incident is one i find deeply troubling." in 2012 and '13, angel is a top-ranking burbank cop, and forwarded e-mails which included insulting jokes about jail cells being filled with, quote, blacks and mexicans. obtained by "the l.a. times," many of the e-mails mocked
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muslims, including one saying, "you can't wash off the smell of donkey." civil rights groups calling this especially troubling, because of angel's high rank. >> all the sheriffs that work underneath him look to him as the standard bearer. >> reporter: last year, 19 south florida officers censured. some of them creating this disturbing video. and last week in san francisco, three officers found exchanging racist e-mails, triggering this demonstration. >> no one can say that they didn't know what was or wasn't acceptable in the workplace. >> reporter: the l.a. sheriff's department is now saying it will institute a new system that will allow it to randomly check officers' communications. david? >> matt gutman with us tonight from california. now, to detroit. hundreds of teachers staging a massive sickout over pay. almost every school in the city was closed today as teachers hit the picket lines. some fear they may not be paid over the summer, because of lack of money. teachers also concerned about the condition of some schools with collapsing walls and ceilings. about 46,000 students are enrolled in detroit schools.
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we're going to turn now to a new lawsuit against starbucks tonight making headlines. the suit claims that starbucks intentionally underfills iced drinks to make more money. abc's chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis on starbucks' response this evening. >> reporter: tonight, one chicago woman is trying to sue the world's largest coffee chain on behalf of iced beverage drinkers everywhere, claiming there's too much ice, not enough coffee in that cold cup of starbucks. chicago resident stacy pincus, filing the proposed class action lawsuit, asking starbucks to pay $5 million and repay any customer who has purchased an iced beverage within the past ten years. the lawsuit alleging a starbucks customer who orders a venti iced coffee, expecting to receive 24 fluid ounces, will instead receive only about 14 fluid ounces of iced coffee. we visited a nearby starbucks to see what we'd find. inside our venti drink
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advertised as 24 fluid ounces, 16 ounces of liquid, the rest filled to the brim with ice, making it into the iced drink we ordered. starbucks responding to the lawsuit, telling abc news, "we are aware of the plaintiff's claims, which we fully believe to be frivolous and without merit. our customers understand and expect that ice is an essential component of any iced beverage. if a customer is not satisfied with their beverage preparation, we will gladly remake it." and if you don't want ice in your drink, you're better off ordering from the hot menu. starbucks hot drink prices are actually a little lower than the cold beverage prices. david? >> rebecca jarvis, always great to have you. and there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this monday. the woman who turned her smartphone into a weapon inside a target store. and you'll see it right here. >> hey, get this guy! stop him! stop this guy! stop him! stop that guy! call the cops! >> the moment this woman confronts a man she says harassed her. and what happened when she started recording him. the investigation has been launched tonight because of her.
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we first met ida keeling at 95. five years later, she set a new record, and an example. she's forever young. so, you were 80 years old here? >> that's right. that was buffalo. >> reporter: ida keeling began running marathons when she was 67. in her apartment, she showed me her training secrets. her bike, her weights. her fighting spirit came early. you lost your husband when he was just 42. >> mmm-hmm. >> reporter: what do you think he would say today? >> he'd be very happy. and i think he would say, gee, maybe i should have listened to you all along. >> reporter: we started listening. as she showed us another secret. so, ida, you actually run in the
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hallways. >> of course. >> reporter: show me. we were off. so, this is -- >> this is the way i go. >> reporter: how much further do you go? five years later, she's gone a lot farther. at the starting line. >> in lane three, here is ida keeling. you read that right. 100 years old. >> reporter: number 19, ida, was off. >> everyone on their feet upstairs in the stands. >> reporter: trying to break the record for the 100-meter dash. >> across the finish line. >> reporter: right there, waiting, her daughter. and a world record. at 100 years old, finishing at one minute, 17 seconds. >> that is a winner! >> reporter: her arms in the air, as we remember what she told us when we first met her. >> i just close my eyes and say, count your blessings, ida. count your blessings. >> we love ida. and we'll see you right here
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>>. how police busted a pair of burglar was nearly $100,000 worth of stolen property. following breaking news. at arrest of former 49er for rape. plus... they'd try to help the ladies. >> he would. that is who he is. a gas station clerk gets caught in a cross fire while trying to break up a fight. technology is getting new life, saving lives. >> never did i think i would get anything back. you know? i thought it's going to be gone for good. her stolen property was found just one item among hundreds that police now want to return to the rightful owners. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. abc7 news learned that san francisco police tracked two burglars selling stolen property
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online. >> yes. vic lee is live with the story that is new at 6:00. >> reporter: this was a big fencing operation that san francisco police broke up, and it was an investigation where one thing led to another thanks to good police work. this one operated out of a luxurious home in the oakland hills, they found high-end electronics and a drone. stolen merchandise, worth almost $100,000, recovered by police in the city's sunset district. among them, a specialized medical camera worth $8,000. sheila, the owner wants to remain anonymous. >> i thought it was going to be gone for good. >> reporter: sheila reported the camera was stolen from a parked car. the sarnlent cruised ebay, and saw a similar camera. ebay provided a serial number. >> we confirmed

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