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unrest >> gunned down by her own father. >> i cannot comprehend his thought patterns. >> witnesses provide new details in the death of a three-year-old girl. the national guard arrives, and the attorney for michael brown's family speaks. >> this is about right and wrong
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and that's it. something new in the redskins name debate. the place that you may not hear the name this season. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> first, a witness to a disturbing crime tells us about the gunfire. moments later describes seeing his neighbor running from my home. the terrifying moments played out a new neighborhood in fort washington. andhere was a police chase then the unthinkable, a father killing his three-year-old daughter. the police are trying to figure out why. jay korff is live at prince george's county police headquarters. what did you find out? >> according to court records, this little innocent girl appeared to be caught in a battle far beyond her control. >> i heard the shot. >> the crackle of gunfire coming from a home of a longtime friend
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and neighbor in fort washington on saturday came as a great shock. >> to hear that happen was tragic. >> a man ran from this house with a little girl, got into a car, and took off. prince george's county police say that was a 30-year-old man from landover. he took the girl from the home of her maternal grandmother and grandfather but before leaving shot and critically wounded them. during the ensuing police chase and gunbattle, the girl was killed. when the police approached, they discovered lola in the backseat suffering from gunshot and stab wounds. the police say the all caps he shows her father, not the police, killed the little girl. family man shot to members and killed his three-year-old daughter. that her officers were there to be up to stop him before he hurt anyone else. from a believe it came
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long-standing child-support battle between miller and her mother. more than one third of the homicides in the county this year stem from domestic violence. county leaders say more needs to be done. say to every man , wewoman listening t seek to strengthen this. >> hug your kids and stay close to them. i cannot comprehend what would make some but he do something like that. >> as the investigation into the say six, authorities officers involved have been placed on routine administrative leave. live in palmer park, jay korff, abc 7 news. >> new protest tonight and ferguson, missouri. these are live images from the newsroom. a large show of police force as protests gained energy again, all in support of 18-year-old michael brown. he was unarmed when he was shot
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by the police august 9. national guard troops arrived in ferguson tonight. roz plater is in the newsroom. what's happening at this hour? >> the governor lifted the curfew, but our national guard troops in place. what we are hearing is the get there trying to piece of protesters separated from the troublemakers. they are pulling those people off into a separate area, trying to keep him and circled. president obama appealed for calm and said the world is watching the chaos. amnesty international has said a team of human rights advisors to the u.s. city. the missouri national guard aoops on the ground is in limited role, protecting the command center after a night of this. clashes with police by violent protesters. monday night, the police tried to keep peaceful protesters
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cordoned off from those were causing trouble. >> i'm not going to answer any questions about the arrests we have made. we have made some arrests. as early asreports wednesday, a grand jury will look at evidence and eyewitness accounts of the shooting death of the unarmed teenager. echo brown's family released the results of their autopsy, showing he had been shot at least six times, twice in the head, all from the front, none at close range. >> there were signs of a struggle. all of these gunshot wounds were survivable except for the one in the top of the head that went through the brain. >> the fatal shot, they contend, likely came as brown was surrendering. >> why was he shot in the very top of his head? makes no sense. him,e officer who shot erin wilson, told investigators
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a very different story, saying that brown approached his patrol car, then got rough. >> it's our understanding in the investigation that within the police car there was a struggle over the weapon. >> in st. louis, more than 100 people gathered to show their wilson.for attorney general eric holder will head to ferguson wednesday. he has 40 fbi agents on the ground, looking into whether michael bro's civil rights were violated. we have heard various witness accounts. holder has ordered a third autopsy to be done. roz plater, abc 7 news. >> thank you so much. stay with abc 7 and wjla.com for the latest on this developing situation in ferguson. we will have continuing coverage on "good morning washington" starting at 4:30. >> prince george's county police have released the name of a woman who was found dead this morning. chantel lewis was not inside of a home in landover just after 9
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a.m. she dropped her children off at a babysitter yesterday. when she did not return to pick them up, the babysitter went to the home and found her body. investigators are trying to determine a motive and identify a suspect. anybody with information is asked to contact the instructors county police. ifficult, demanding, and devious, harsh words about the former first lady, maureen mcdonnell, in the courtroom today, coming from a longtime political loyalist to the governor. kelly says there were concerns among the staff at the time that maureen mcdonnell suffered from mental illness. she testified the staff of the governor's mansion signed a letter threatening to quit over the first lady's behavior. kelly objected to the letter because maureen mcdonnell, in her words, "was pathologically
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incapable of taking any converse stability." kelly spoke highly of the former governor and said bombing dowdell -- and bob mcdonnell never asked her to hire anybody associated with jonnie williams. >> with a flash flood warning in stafford county and more rain tomorrow, abc 7 meteorologist steve rudin has a first look at the forecast. >> a newly issued a flood warning for stafford county, from the belfort furniture weather center, this cell has hardly moved in the last 90 minutes and has produced .4 inches of rain. or could be even more than back, possibly an inch or more as this cell slowly dressed to the east. inches, ther .4 flood warning for small streams until 1:45 in the morning in stafford county. lower west, middle 60's, 70's. the next seven days in just a few minutes. leon?
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>> thank you, steve. now we go to fedex field. the redskins were battling the brown this evening. >> we have warned of a victory. positive late word. it's only preseason, and these games don't really matter, but you do not get that talking to the fans. diane cho is in landover. win, right? a only the second preseason game thehe year, but at stadium look like a regular season game, especially in the parking lot. , fansbefore the game started showing up in droves. >> it's just preseason, but looking forward to a good game. >> whether they came in by bus -- >> we come to pretty much every game. season tickets. we have a good time. >> or in decked out hummers --
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>> my flags are up. >> fans are excited to see the team back on the field. >> everybody says i'm crazy. i say we're going to win 11 games. >> cleveland browns fans packed the parking lot to see the teams go head-to-head. win or lose, many diehard fans are just glad to be back at fedex field. >> we support whenever we can. it's important to be here at all times. we are not just out here for the part-time players. on the ravenskes in baltimore saturday night. diane cho, abc 7 news. name debatekins' could play a role in upcoming games. nflght, two influential voices, including phil simms,
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said they likely would not use the term redskins when talking about the franchise. "my very first thought is it will be washington the whole game." simms will handle the redskins-giants game. there is no comment on whether he thinks the name is racist, but says he is sensitive to the complaints about it. hy says he will take the same exact tact -- tony gyndgy. president obama is calling a major step forward in iraq. >> according to a new study,
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>> people living downstream from a dam are breathing easier tonight. kurdish and iraq forces regained control of the dam. >> it fell under terrorist control earlier this month and
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it is part of us protecting americans in iraq. it was breached, it could have been catastrophic. useope francis endorsed the of force to protect religious minorities in iraq. he says the international community, not one country, should decide how to intervene. >> texas governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate rick perry is not letting felony charges slow him down. he says he will speak in battleground states in the coming weeks, in washington thursday for a speech. a grand jury indicted him on two felony charges for abuse of power. he vows to fight the charges, calling them politically motivated. >> word of a new security breach, this time targeting a hospital network. community health systems announce the breach affecting more than 200 hospitals in 29 states. china stole the
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names, social security numbers, addresses, and phone numbers of 4.5 million people. >> sad news from the smithsonian national zoo. a female red panda was euthanized today. the seven-year-old had swelling on her brain after encephalitis from a parasite. she gave birth to two cubs earlier this summer. her mate ares and getting precautionary treatments. >> 7 on your side with a consumer alert. one third of americans are not saving for retirement. bankright.com are not saving. most blame a high cost of living and expenses. on the hand, 32% of people between 30 and 49 say they started saving for retirement in their 20's. >> a study suggest that saving money can be harder if you have
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kids. the usda says it costs an to raisef $245,000 your child to the age of 18. adjusted for inflation, that is more than $304,000. the number one cost is child care, housing, education, and food. withrns out that parents three or more kids actually spend less per child because they purchase in bulk and the kids share bedrooms and are also hand-me-downs. >> of course. you can get friends and neighbors for the hand-me-downs. all right, so the weather, kind of ok this week? have thisbad, but we cluster of heavy rain that has developed across fredericksburg, just to the east, with a flood warning until 1:45 for stafford county. downtown, it is drive. we are looking for just a few showers later tonight. 78 degrees, the wind out of the
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east at six. the high today, not so bad, 84 degrees. the record, 98 in 2002. 54 in 1902. quantico, this is the jack not for rain this evening, .4 inches of 82 on thehigh weatherbug. nationals park, they got the game and fined, 75 degrees earlier today. 73 degrees silver spring, maryland. across the board, the temperatures in the upper 60's, lower 70's. the exception is d.c., 73 winchesterdulles, 72. if you are looking for the core of cool air, it is well to the north and east. middle 50's. the the heat and humidity is down to the south. that will move back in tomorrow, with daytime highs reaching the middle 80's. satellite radar, stationary
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front across the north carolina border. it will live to the north, fall to the south in the next 24-36 hours. as it lifts northward, the showers develop. here is the one isolated cell north of fredericksburg, capable of producing another one or two which is of rain. it has not moved a lot the last couple hours. this is slowly drifting off towards the east. what's interesting, the computer expect the we rainfall to be here in the next 48 hours. the 11:00, the computer projection. just down the south, fredericksburg, heavier rain, more showers for the early morning hours. shower activity in the afternoon tomorrow. in a cold front moves in from the west. his will likely bring heavy rain for the day wednesday. wednesday afternoon into wednesday evening, showers likely to linger into early thursday. overnight, mostly cloudy, middle 60's lower 70's.
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tomorrow, keep the umbrella handy, 82 to 87 degrees, but the chance of showers and thunderstorms only about 30%. middle 80's wednesday, the cold front arrives friday. near 80what happens, degrees friday, upper 70's saturday. lower humidity levels. we are not looking for anything severe tonight. be floodinguld because of the slowly moving cells. >> let's talk about sports. >> what a night in sports. more drama tonight in next her innings at nats park, where they went crazy for a third night in a row. and rg iii played tonight. (vo) ours is a world of passengers.
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desk, brought to you by local toyota dealers. >> it was the typical preseason game in many ways, some very good things happening for the redskins, some not so good things, some scary things. some unexpected things. robert griffin iii in the pocket, going through his progressions, finds jackson, 26 yard pickup. that's good, we like that. the scary, robert griffin iii again, cannot find anybody open, so does what he does -- takes off. get out of bounds, get out of bounds, get down! ouch! nomura that, please. -- no more of that, please. johnny manziel for cleveland, 49 yards. here is the ugly. , a lot of ugly tonight. he gets sacked by ryan kerrigan.
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the skins defense was solid. there was some scoring. ,econd half, kirk cousins pretty pass, pretty catch, touchdown. the brown scored late. the hail mary pulls within one, then they failed on the two-point conversion. 24-23.ns win tonight jay gruden right now is talking at the podium. to finish not able that drive, but at the end of the half we did a nice job of getting down there and getting the touchdown before halftime. there is a lot of good things off the tapes we can learn from. a lot of people say preseason is not very important, but i beg to differ. there is a lot we can learn from. sudden change for the defense. there were a lot of situations out there that were buried beneficial -- that were very beneficial. we just have to do a good job
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with the execution and my playcalling. >> that's positive. what can you say about washington nationals? really, the same thing i have said this time tonight the past three nights. once again, they come from behind, tied the game late, then walk off in extra innings. the victim this time, the arizona diamondbacks. the hero, adam laroche, one swing of the bat. nats win again in dramatic fashion. they went wild at the park. this is the first time in team history the nats have had three walkoff victories in a row. the orioles keep hitting home runs. the play of the game, from the field, conor gillespie going deep, man on. , that will leave a mark i think. the catch robs the homer. the orioles beat up on chicago, 8-2. once again, the redskins beat the browns, 24-23.
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next up for washington, they go to baltimore for the ravens saturday night. you can watch that game right here on abc 7. >jim brown was at the game. saw him. and johnny manziel was waving a finger to the fans. >> everybody was talking about that. >> everything is one dollar. >> i don't think that is what he was saying. for jeansould you pay that are rigged to >> a zoo in japan found a unique
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way to make some money. ripped toelling jeans shreds by lions, tigers, and bears. >> oh, my. [laughter] >> they toss the genes into animal enclosures. three pairs sell for $3500.
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>> stafford county, flood warning until 1:45. >> jimmy kimmel is live next.
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- rosario dawson -- eric mccormack -- and music from self with cleto and the cletos. and now, for your information, here is jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: hi, everyone. i appreciate that.

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