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welcome to "world news tonight." tense situation. cheers questions, and outrange in the midwest after a white police officer shoots an unarmed black teen. mystery flight. the new report about the flight and crew and a problem wit locator beacon. a car found by a fisherman. inside, a toddler, alive, still strapped to her car seat. and one act of generosity saving six lives. how it started, and how it all came together.
thanks for joining us on this sunday. we begin with the death of an unarmed black teenager, shot by a white police officer in madison, wisconsin. people coming together to mourn and protest. gathering outside the home where the fatal situation took place. linzie janis is in madison tonight. >> reporter: this is the scene tonight, demonstrate tors facing against police in the death of tony robinson. community members mourning the loss of the 19-year-old, who was unarmed when he was shot and killed by a police officer. >> young black men laid out, having to find some encouraging
words to suggest everything will be all right. >> reporter: dozens more hitting the streets in peaceful protests. police say they were following up on multiple complaints about robinson's behavior friday night. >> yelling, jumping on cars. apparently tony hit one of his friends. >> reporter: matt kenny, the first to arrive on the scene. can be heard in these transmissions. before forcing his way in. >> shots fired. >> reporter: police say they were fired after kenny came under attack by robinson. the shooting now being by the state of wisconsin.
>> they had tough words for him. he listened apologized and the grandfather said we need you, chief, to do the right thing. and he said i will. >> reporter: these are some of robinson's close friends, standing face-to-face with police demanding justice. tom? and in selma, alabama today, on this 50th weekend o bloody sunday, a peaceful sunday. marching over the bridge a historic moment remembered. a full report on the day's events coming up. and the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of malaysia flight 370. and the plane has never been found. on this anniversary, new details
and a new problem we're just hearing about. here's bob woodruff. >> reporter: it's been a year since flight 370 disappeared. still no signs of the 239 people onboard. today in malaysia vigils. meanwhile, families showing their growing frustration. continue the search, they said. give us our relatives back. more than 150 of the passengers were chinese. i was there when the families' anger was beginning to rise. after 12 months of searching, no real clues. just some new details in a report yet. apparently the battery in the underwater beacon had expired more than a year before the plane vanished. so it may have not been working. as for the pilot or copilot, no indication they had any
responsibility for bringing the plane now. all that is known, at 12:41 a.m. it takes off. 239 people on board. 2:40 a.m. it's cruising losing contact, and it's never found. as for the search it's cost close to $100 million. it's unclear how long the search will continue. >> we owe it to the families of the dead. we owe it to the traveling public to do whatever we reasonably can. >> reporter: the families don't believe that their loved ones died for sure. they say they need absolute proof before they believe it. and tom, i should let you know at the demonstration today in beijing, the police were there
to keep everyone under their control. in south korea, an update on the ambassador slashed in the face. mark lippert, in the red his left hand clearly bandaged. meanwhile, flowers and a sign to wish him a speedy recovery. and all five suspects delivered to court in the murder of boris nemtsov. still a mystery who ordered the hit. his supporters suspect the government because the killing took place near the kremlin, one of the most heavily-guarded spots in the history. and new evidence of isis'
growing influence. one of africa's terrorist groups pledging allegiance. and more young people being stopped trying to join. alex marquardt tonight. >> reporter: the global reach of isis growing. boko haram declaring allegiance. we announce our allegiance the and with their pledge they join groups from north africa to asia. using cinematic videos designed to terrorize and recruit. and young men and women flocking to join their ranks from around
the world. two brothers 16 and 17 suspected of trying to head to syria. where they failed the three british teenage girls are believed to have succeeded. their families now accusing police of not sharing information that could have stopped them. >> if we would have known what was going on we could have prevented it. >> reporter: preventing more young people from joining isis is now a top priority of governments around the >> a global challenge. alex, thank you. and back at home many weighing in on hillary clinton's private e-mail accounts except hillary clinton. as she works the crowds in iowa.
david wright is there. >> reporter: today she removed her picture from her twitter account, raising awareness of women around the world. but it's her decision to keep e-mail off government servers. today, bill clinton was asked about it. he said, he's not the one to judge. he has an opinion, but also a bias. president obama made his opinion known to cbs ne >> our policy is transparency. >> the kind of people that could find a loophole in a stop sign. >> reporter: she got precious few points for transparency. >> i think she needs to come out
and state exactly what the situation is. >> reporter: in cedar jeb bush >> i want reasonpublicans to win. >> reporter: would that be a good thing? >> no but it's a commentary on our politics. >> reporter: bush still hasn't announced for president, but he made it clear he will be back to iowa soon. and so will everyone else. >> david, thank you. and a sign spring is on its way. we move the clocks to daylight standard time, and some people actually wearing shorts in new york city. in milwaukee, a line at the car wash clearing away the road
salt. rob marciano is here. will the warmer weather stick around? >> yes, we're on a good track. the jet stream has retreated north. temperatures in the 60s, in the 50s, chicago, new york about where we should be. compared to where we've seen it's awfully nice. >> and still a trouble spot on the map, right? >> san antonio, austin a lot of moisture coming off the gulf of mexico. so flash food watches posted and these will be expanded as it pushes off through tuesday and wednesday. and to the river rescue of a baby still alive 14 hours after the accident. tonight, she's fighting for her
life. here's clayton sandell. >> reporter: this 18 month old girl may not be alive if not for a chance encounter. >> this is the car he saw, and when police and paramedics arrived, they discovered the driver had died died. >> vehicle is submerged. still one person in the vehicle. >> reporter: police believe they were on their way home late friday when their car careened off the road. the crash not discovered for 14 hours, but miraculously the baby was still alive. surviving not just the crash but frigid temperatures. tonight, that baby girl is in critical but stable condition. still in the hospital still
fighting. clayton sandell, abc news denver. tomorrow a tragedy behind the scenes and a director goes on trial. gloria rivera >> reporter: judging whether the death was a horrible accident or a crime. this video, capturing the final moments as the train charged toward the crew, filming on the tracks without permission. >> i heard and saw the train, and you just immediately started running. >> reporter: director randall miller and his wife are charged. if convicted, they face up to 11
years in prison. miller testified in a civil suit last year that securing permission was not his responsibility. >> that's not my job, >> you didn't ask how many trains were coming down? >> again, that's not my job. >> reporter: he has been accused in the past of onset on-set. >> if it can be proven that it rises to the level of a criminal act, people may be going to prison. >> reporter: many calling for greater safety on movie sets. her friends and family just want justice. >> the people that made poor choices that day need to be held accountable accountable. still ahead, the gift of
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>> reporter: at the church where the march began. many lined up the church full to get in. >> we have more work to do. our society is not yet at a peace. we will march on. >> reporter: eric holder preaching about the issue that led to that bloody sunday in 1965. the obstacles that keep black voters from the polls. sometimes the obstacles are ourselves. >> we have to educate the communities about voting. a lot of them don't get >> reporter: the people were not physically imposing but gave courage to millions. >> they marched as americans
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>> abc 7 news at 6:30, on your side. anchor: the new piece of evidence investigators hope will bring answers to the crash that killed a police officer. plus, thousands gather to remember a bloody day that spurred action in america to change the course of history. and sunshine and warm temperatures. is spring finally here? the blip on the seven day ahead. we begin with that new information on the prince george's county police officer who was killed during a traffic stop early saturday morning. police now say that the officer was not alone in his police cruiser. that admission comes as we look now at some crucial piece of evidence. richard