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tonight, the sprint to the finish. six days now to iowa and donald trump and the new poll tonight. why even ted cruz says if trump wins iowa and new hampshire, he could be unstoppable. and the question from a young man to hillary clinton about dishonesty. the fbi sting late today. a man under arrest tonight. authorities say he was planning to kill dozens here in the u.s. investigators on what the plot entailed. also braking tonight, a a 22 year veteran principal killed and children injured. the man hunt tonight. three fugitives on the run. a prosecutors chilling warning, calling one suspect hannibal lecter. at this hour in the west, families told to leave.
giving way. some declaring they're going to stay. and we remember an american actor tonight and a face you couldn't forget. good evening. as we come on the air tonight, fast-moving developments in the race for 2016, six days until iowa now. the national front-runners on both sides trying to hold on to the leads. let's get right to the new abc news poll. donald trump in the lead. nationally among republicans, at higher, 41% in a new cnn poll tonight. and senator ted cruz today on the trail in iowa with a warning shot, telling voters if trump wins iowa and new hampshire next, this could be over. using trump's own word's about iowa to fight back. donald trump asking supporters today should he show up at the republican debate? this tonight. tom llamas on the campaign trail >> reporter: tonight, senator ted cruz with a warning to his supporters.
>> if donald wins iowa, he right now has a substantial lead in new hampshire. if he went on to win new hampshire as well, there is a good chance he could be unstoppable and be our nominee. >> reporter: cruz and the super pac supporting him now unloading a barrage of 11th hour attack ads on the billionaire, using trump's own words to trash his new york values. >> i lived in new york city all my life. my views are different than what if i lived in iowa. >> what does trump think of iowa? >> how stupid are the people of iowa. >> trump, new york values, not ours. >> reporter: trump trying to show his values actually do line up with iowa evangelicals. >> i hear this is a major theme right here. 2 corinthians. 3:17, that is the whole ball game. >> reporter: but today, a boost with the endorsement of jerry
late tv evangelist and president of liberty university. turning to another nemesis, megyn kelly on fox news, he is still stewing over this moment. >> you called women fat slobs and disgusting animals. your twitter account -- >> only rosie o'donnell. >> no, it wasn't. >> reporter: trump now saying he will skip thursday's debate because when he complained about kelly being moderator, shy send out a message. >> i probably will not bother doing the debate. >> reporter: and from the cruz show, third place. >> i feel good about it. >> reporter: chris christie snapping at a young woman
jersey. >> i have friends and family sending me videos, picture, all over the state. >> all over the state? all over the state? really? there's been one county that flooded in the state. i don't know where, all over the state. we have 21 counties, where that happened. second, i don't know what you expect me to do. you want me to go down there with a mop? >> reporter: christie saying he was joking. who will trump do on thursday night? he says he might host an event for veterans to raise funds for them and he questions how many people are going to watch the fox news debate if he's not there. david? >> tom llamas, thank you. on the democratic side, iowa remains very close. the newest poll showing hillary clinton barely edging out bernie sanders. smiling in the town hall but there was a moment about a young vote horse asked her about dishonesty. you will hear her answer. and bernie sanders asked if he would raise taxes. he said yes with an explanation.
where both sides acknowledge it's so close, it could all come down to turnout. >> reporter: on stage today, bernie sanders fired up and full of confidence. >> we the people are going to have a government that represents all of us, not just a handful of billionaires. >> reporter: off stage, a reality check. >> if the voter turnout is not high, we will be struggling. >> reporter: and hillary clinton across the state with a precaucus promise. >> if you go to the caucus monday night and stand up for me there, i will work my heart out for you as your president. >> reporter: for both sides, a last minute push to get voters like mary myers. you are undecided. why? there are so many issues that have been brought to light that make me second guess where she stands. >> reporter: in the last forum young voter confronting hillary >> i have heard from quite a few dishonest.
why you feel the enthusiasm isn't there. >> look, i have been around a long time. people have thrown all kinds of things at me. but if you're new to politics, if it's the first time you ever paid attention, you go, oh, my gosh, look at all of this. and you have to say, why are they throwing all of that? i will tell you why. because i have been on the front lines of change and progress since i was your age. >> reporter: and bernie sanders with his admission about his health care plan. >> we will raise taxes. yes, we will. we may raise taxes but we are also going to eliminate private health insurance premiums for individuals and for businesses. >> reporter: the candidates are in a race to crisscross the state. hillary clinton will have campaign stops in iowa every day through monday. at the end of the week, she brings in the reinforcements, bill and chelsea. >> cecilia vega in iowa, thank you. the major issue in the race for president is what the next
tonight, a breaking headline out of wisconsin. the fbi sting and a suspect now under arrest. they say he was planning to kill dozens of americans by locking doors at a temple and opening fire. let's get right to abc's pierre thomas working this story for us. pierre? >> reporter: authorities say the suspect wanted to launch a cold blooded massacre and spark other attacks across the country. according to the fbi, samy mohamed hamzeh, an american citizen, planned to go inside a masonic temple in wisconsin, lock the doors and gun down the people. he visited a firing range, thinking he could carry out the attack with two other radicals. using three machine guns with silencers. investigators say he is caught on tape saying when we go into a room, we will be killing everyone. the fbi launched this investigation in september of last year.
>> pierre thomas, thank you. now to a horrific scene in lawrence, indiana. a deadly school bus crash. the principal was killed. two children hurt when a school bus jumped the curb near the school when classes were letting 25 students on the bus were not injured. investigators tonight. meantime, across much of the country, families are still digging out. in fact, some are still waiting to see the first plow come down the street. and the death toll tonight is staggering. 59 people have now died from the blizzard. the nasa photos before the storm and you can see part of the east coast there, no snow cover. and then after, the blanket of white. and the drone footage coming in this evening. and this street in baltimore, still waiting for help. and tonight, the track of the other system we are watching. abc's david kerley now from washington. >> reporter: take a look. a front end loader in queens needed to pull a sanitation truck out of the thick snow. part of the reason this recovery is so slow.
newark to baltimore and south remain a problem. for a third day outside of richmond, beverly wood is stuck. her street has not seen a plow. >> i can't work because i can't get out. in virginia, one in ten streets the state is responsible for still haven't been plowed. >> our crews are working as hard as they can. >> reporter: fire crews in baltimore had to work through an unplowed street to get to a rowhouse fire. this is what stranded residents up and down the east coast hope for. maybe not a perfectly plowed road but at least a pathway out of the neighborhood. it's not just plowing but removing snow. how much? look at this shot of yankee stadium from an nypd police chopper. new york crews could have filled it 66 times. >> very, very happy. finally. we waited 48 hours for this to get done. >> reporter: the crews finally getting to that man's home in queens. he's one in the lucky ones. here in arlington, virginia, they are still waiting on this street for a plow. the state and city say most
of by tomorrow morning, more than three days after the storm. >> thank you. rob marciano showed us two possible tracks for another storm system. tonight, the track we were one track had it coming close to the coast and the other out to sea. our weather team saying that is the most likely course, the models now converging and we appreciate it. there are new developments tonight in the urgent man hunt for three fugitives who broke free in california. gruesome murders and tonight, how one prosecutor described the suspect in the middle. kayna whitworth has more on the possible head start for the suspects. >> reporter: tonight, investigators taking to the roof trying to piece together how three alleged violent criminals became escape artists to see when they formed an alliance. the fugitives accused of violent crimes from murder, attempted murder, kidnapping and torture.
victim's genitals. the district attorney calling him diabolical, cunning, comparing him to hannibal lecter. when you are accused of torture and genital mutilation, people are terrified you are on the run. >> sure, i can understand and i feel the same nervousness. i'm hoping that it's not a violent end. >> reporter: just a short time ago, the authorities tell us the sheriff is concerned about the length of time the inmates were unaccounted for. they are reviewing the body count process and already making changes. david? >> kayna, thanks. to cleveland this evening, six police officers were fired today and six others suspended for the deadly shooting of two unarmed people in 2012. the car riddled with bullets. officers firing 137 shots after a high speed case covering 20 miles involving 62 police cars.
an alarming new headline about the zika virus. this evening, a new case in arkansas. 18 cases in seven states. the person infected had traveled overseas and came back infected. now united airlines, carnival cruise lines offering pregnant women refunds, kreds credits and exchanges on tickets to places where the zika virus is found. here is linsey davis. >> reporter: new news about the zika virus. many pregnant women are rushing to doctors to get checked. today the cdc issuing new guidelines were newborns for cranial ultra sounds and eye exams if their mothers were possybly infected. >> we are getting calls every day. any patients with symptoms, we are having them tested. >> reporter: the fear is a possible link between the virus and birth defects where babies are born with abnormally small heads. it's also linked to paralysis in adults. there's already a travel advisory in effect for pregnant woman to avoid the areas where
and el salvador, they are asking women to avoid getting pregnant until 2018. in brazil, the host country for health minister says they are sending 220,000 troops to battle the mosquito blamed for spreading the virus. 18 cases reported in seven states among travelers returning to the u.s. this mom to be relieved that her doctor found nothing to worry linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> thank you. tonight, an abc news exclusive here. the russian air power in full force over syria. there has been so much debate in the presidential campaign whether that is a good thing, taking out isis. but are they helping syria's president al assad hold on to power? tonight, our chief correspondent terry moran with a firsthand look at what the russian forces are doing. >> reporter: inside a russian armored personnel carrier, we
the village of salma, which now lies shattered after a ferocious battle two weeks ago. for three years, rebels against the government of syrian president bashar al assad controlled this strategic village until russian air power arrived. so you came in on the ground and the russians were in the sky? >> yes, yes, yes. >> reporter: and now this is >> yes. >> salma is ours. >> reporter: salma is yours. in the three months since russia joined the fighting here, their forces have turned the tide of battle. massive airstrikes and cruise missile attacks have pulverized rebels and bolstered the assad regime. we went to the main russian air base in syria, the jets roaring day and night here. this is the tip of the spear of russian air power in syria. but the u.s., britain and others say russia is helping the assad regime a lot more than they're
forces of indiscriminate attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians. russian general igor konashenkov dismissed the charge. [ speaking russian ] "what civilian facilities are you talking about," he says. "these are powerful groups of terrorists." one thing is clear, the russians are here for the long haul and some syrians are welcoming them. >> merci, russia! >> reporter: terry moran, abc news, syria. >> extraordinary reporting from terry and the team tonight, thank you. back here at home now and to your money this evening. and a promising sign in the housing market, new numbers. home prices up 5.8% in november. the cities where prices are rising fastest. portland, oregon, san francisco, denver and dallas. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this tuesday. the state of emergency at this hour. homes about to fall over a cliff. parts of the building already giving way. police warning families they have to go. some insisting they're staying. our correspondent right there
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a sheriff's deputy in ohio directing traffic. struck by a tractor-trailer. pushed by a train, striking the deputy. he survived, rolling to safety. he escaped the truck's wheels. ford recalls 400,000 ranger pickups because of air bags that can explode and cause serious injury and even death. it comes days of a tenth death a man in south carolina was linked to the air bags. and niagara falls shut off? got our attention today. that's what officials in new york are proposing temporarily, turning off the u.s. side of the fall, diverting the water to the side in canada in order to repair two 115-year-old bridges. no date has been set. when we come back on a tuesday night, we remember an american actor from "the godfather" to a tv classic.
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room? he is. >> reporter: that's him on david letterman's show in 1988. like his character in "the godfather." >> tell mike it was only business. >> reporter: he knew the end was coming. >> tom, can you get me off the hook? for old time sake? >> can't do it. >> reporter: abe vigoda was 94. david wright, abc news, new york. i remember growing up watching barney miller. time to put the teeth back in. thanks for watching on a tuesday night. i'm david muir. hope to see you right back here tomorrow night. until then, good night."that individual armed with a knife turned on both the
tonight on kolo 8 news now... the latest on an officer-involved shooting which leaves one man dead. and, if you haven't signed up for health insurance, the deadline is days away. a local broker is going to help us sort through the confusion. plus, a settlement between two fire agencies could mean better protection for you and your home. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah johns. and i'm noah bond. it began as a rush hour traffic accident, and ended in gunfire. reno police fatally shooting a 38-year-old man. today, the case was handed over to sparks police, and as kolo 8 news now's ed pearce reports-- we know more, but big questions remain. 00-:32 :32-:42 :42-1:23 it was at first just a chain reaction crash, one car hitting another from behind. that car hitting the one in front and so on. but reno police officers arrived to find an unexpected scene. a man--later identified as the driver of the car which started it all, was out of his vehicle, holding a knife to his own throat, another man trying to disarm him.