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which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] -- [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> now, abc 7 news on your side. jummy: bundle up. we are dealing with the coldest weather of the year so far. let's get over to doug hill for a first check of the forecast. doug: hi, jummy. if you take the rolling averages, our average first freeze in washington dc is around the 17th or 18th of november. we are a little bit behind the
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time, but look at the temperatures for the north. 19, frederick. 31, andrews. at midday, we are struggling to get out of the 30's in most areas. temperatures and very dry air. 34, a high in washington today. -- 43, a high in washington today. more sunshine, lake-effect snow in the great lakes. tomorrow, pretty good weather traveling. the weather will to tear your rate over the next several days. we will have breezy conditions. there is a warm up inside for the rest of the week. ok, doug. we will see you then. police are looking for the suspect in a robbery and sex
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assault in northwest d.c.. a man with a knife demanded a woman get into his van. he drove her and sexually assaulted and robbed her. he is believed to be driving a white minivan. this noon, we are learning new details about a deadly crash that killed a loudoun valley high school student. the victim, only 15 years old, apparently died while trying to outrun police officers. sam sweeney has new information that we have learned about that teen. sam: good afternoon. loudounonal day at valley high school. students are still trying to come to grips with what happened over the weekend. they are wearing pink in honor of their classmate. >> he was just a fun-loving kid. he was all about other people. justthe heartache is starting to set in for students and staff.
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15-year-old sophomore wilberto pitre, seen here in his facebook picture, was killed in a fiery car crash early sunday morning. >> he was a bright person, all around kind, it is just sad. set to see that he has passed away. sheriff's office says they noticed him driving without his headlights early sunday. he briefly stopped twice when they tried to pull them over, but he's better off each time. deputies lost sight of the teen's car and less than a minute after the initial crash, he died at the scene. his female passenger was flown to the hospital in serious condition, but with non-life-threatening injuries. don't make a temporary decision that is going to have a permanent impact. don't overreact. sam: it remains unclear why he was driving in the first place.
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counselorsol, grief will remain on campus throughout the week. sam sweeney, abc 7 news. jummy: catherine hoggle once again deemed mentally unfit to stand trial in the disappearance of her two young children. jeannette reyes has the latest. hearing isthe status taking much longer than usual, getting pretty heated with the defense attorneys saying this is all a farce and the father of the two kids repeating he does not care about catherine hoggle 's mental condition, he just wants his kids back. it has been more than a year since the disappearance of sarah and jacob hoggle. their mother catherine hoggle had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and has shown no improvement. is easilyy she confused and does not understand the charges against her. her attorneys argued that she had been in jail long enough and that all charges should be dismissed, even saying she has been housed without meaning.
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the motion was quickly denied. looked bewildered. >> i don't need to sound insensitive, but i don't care about her mental state. i don't care about charges. just want my children back. >> she understands the situation . the problem is she does not want to go to jail. >> the plan of the prosecution is, why are we in the district court if we are not going to go ahead in the district court? >> doctors will continue to work with the district court. the man accused of murdering his estranged wife will be in arlington held without bond. that was the outcome of today's bond hearing. he was arrested in connection with the death of bonnie black,
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found stabbed to death inside the home in april. today, his attorneys laid out their defense. jeff goldberg will have all the details coming up starting on abc 7 news at 4:00. we have learned an elderly woman injured in a house fire in fairfax county over the weekend has died. firefighters were called to the home on sylvan glen lane early saturday morning. the womanrs rescued and a dog from the home, but the woman died at the hospital. investigators believe the fire started from an electrical heating pad in the family room. more than a million of you are heading out over the next couple of days. jamie sullivan joins us with a look at how the roads are looking right now. jamie: we are seeing some delays, jummy. , you get athbound good idea here. 16 miles continuing north. it is going to be a slow go.
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heading southbound, heading out of the town for the holiday week, you are ok closer toward stafford county. through 95, a little bit of a slow patch toward seminary road. along the capital beltway, we are quiet. heading northbound toward eastern avenue, we see some of the volume. we are talking about one construction issue working right now. oregon avenue and 14th street -- only the right lane gets by in that stretch. not seeing it back up right now. we are still in the green. you will see that work being done. that is a look at traffic right now. jummy: thank you. we turn to the latest on the war on terror. europe remaining on high alert this noon amid new terror threats. belgian police carried out more raids in brussels as they continue to search for one of the suspects in the paris
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attacks. elizabeth hur has the latest. elizabeth: a city paralyzed for the third day in a row. we are feeling not good. elizabeth: brussels is still on the highest terror warning. buildings areblic closed over information about possible attacks. some locals and visitors are left on edge. >> it is not overly scary, for me, at least. >> i find it very scary. i did not really want to come here, but brian wanted to. i'm glad to leave soon. elizabeth: 21 people arrested overnight in two dozen raids. police are still looking for the alleged eighth attacker from the paris attacks. this morning, a tribute to the victims. british prime minister david cameron and french president françois hollande visited the concert hall, the scene of the
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worst carnage. david cameron says he will seek parliamentary approval to join u.s.-led airstrikes against isis in syria. >> we face a shared threat and we must share information and intelligence to better protect ourselves from these brutal terrorists. elizabeth: in belgium, police tweetking police to not the location of police. secrecy is imperative, they say, in their anti-terror investigation. jummy: authorities insist there is no imminent threat here in the u.s., but security is being stepped up around the country. in new york, police held a terror drill days before the big macy's thanksgiving day parade. security has also been ramped up at sporting events, airports, and shopping centers. to the campaign trail, where donald trump is facing criticism for recent comments he made about muslims since the terror attacks in paris.
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the republican presidential candidate repeated the long debunked claim that thousands of muslims in new jersey cheered on september 11. he said that he would bring back waterboarding and surveilled mosques if he were elected. >> i want mosques surveilled until the worst mayor in new york city got elected. what i would do, certainly, there are certain hotspots that everybody knows our hotspots. jummy: the latest abc news washington post poll gives him a 10 point lead over dr. ben carson. that same poll has hillary clinton leading all gop candidates on who would better deal with terrorism. around the nation, police in indianapolis have arrested an 18-year-old for the rape and murder of a pastor's pregnant wife. larry taylor is charged with the death of amanda blackburn. blackburn's unborn child did not
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survive. their 15-month-old child who was asleep upstairs was unhurt. to new orleans, where police are looking into a shooting that injured 17 people that happened at a playground during a block party. two groups started shooting at each other. as many as 500 people may have been at the park at the time of that shooting. all the victims are in stable condition and police are still looking for the shooters. , a security league in a local school district. how your child's information could be at risk. plus, prepping and packing happening right now. how local leaders are keeping an annual pre-thanksgiving tradition alive. it was a star-studded night in los angeles. kidd o'shea was there. he is breaking down the biggest moments coming up. waiting for warmer weather. doug hill will be back with what to expect this holiday week. that is coming up next in the thanksgiving forecast.
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jummy: you trust your school to keep your child's confidential information safe, but a local district has a leak. a local google search helped us find records that are supposed to be private. tonight at 11:00, the i-team shows you the stunning things we found from grades to discipline records. law, theeral information we found is supposed to be protected, but it is a website that is not designated to ensure it stays that way. >> does it seem risky to use that? >> it is. you don't have control over it that you would have if you keep things in-house.
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, what tonight at 11:00 website prince george's were using for confidential records and who is looking into whether divulging those documents broke the law. that is tonight at 11:00. today marking one year since former mayor and d.c. councilmember marion barry's death. the d.c. council will present the family with a ceremonial resolution honoring the mayor for life's legacy. legacy of course living on after his death. thousands of media residence in ward eight -- thousands of residents in ward eight are getting free turkeys in the program that barry started. john: it is a chain of love inside the elementary school. we have hundreds of volunteers all helping outthousands of medn ward eight as this marion barry tradition continues after
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a year since his death. the 78-year-old died days before last year's event. 3000 turkeys are being handed out today to needy families in ward 8. it is not just the turkeys. we are talking 40,000 pounds of vegetables and all the trimmings. the sides. these are 3000 turkeys for only three registered families that arrived. how often do you participate? >> this is my first year. it is a blessing. john: do you share your turkey with? >> my mother, my family, my daughter. much.thank you so happy thanksgiving. let's try to talk to the councilmember keeping this tradition alive. how important was this to continue the tradition? >> have you seen the smiles? the hugs. it is important to people. serving as the greatest gift we
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can do. it is the greatest privilege in life. to be able to continue serving, continue the legacy of mr. barry , his passion and love. john: it has been a steady flow of people coming through the doors, picking up their turkeys and their goods. it runs until 7:00 tonight. jummy: all right. up at 7:00d lining in the morning out there for those turkeys. it was cold. doug: even downtown was like 31-32 degrees. it has been a cold morning. signs of the seasonal changes underway. it is going to warm up a little bit and might even be in the low 60's by the weekend. a beautiful image looking downtown at the capitol dome. clear, blue skies. temperatures are still trapped in the upper 30's in many spots. temperatures will be well below average. at midday, reagan national is at 41 degrees. at 16.orthwesterly winds
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the wind chills are in the lower 30's. as far as the numbers go, upper 30's west of the metro area. 39, leesburg. 39, baltimore. 39, manassas and dale city. the metro area might get up in the 43-45 degree range. numbers.hese 10 degrees below average with persistent winds out of the northwest. high pressure has built-in and made for some crystal clear skies up and down the east coast and large sections of the country. winds across the great lakes is still causing lake-effect snow. further to the west, just off shore of the pacific northwest, another pacific storm getting underway. this may be more and more of what we have seen. generally, this will keep us on
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the warmer side of things. we will see what happens here. the weather is always in flux. we do know there will be rain in the pacific northwest tomorrow. snow in the midwest. los angeles even only in the mid 60's tomorrow. forcountry favorable driving and flying conditions tomorrow. we will look ahead to wednesday morning getting out of town. winds could bring moisture to the southeast. warmer winds through portions of north texas and oklahoma. once again, the pacific northwest and all of california will be caught up with the new precipitation pattern. l.a. is only going to be 57 degrees in the morning on wednesday. day, as far tough as temperatures go for many. tomorrow, temperatures warm back to about 50. that is just about average. 53 on wednesday. thanksgiving day, most of the area approaches 60 degrees with partly cloudy skies.
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64 on friday. that is good. a little system could top temperatures into the 50's on saturday. generally, jummy, this time of year, we will take that in a heartbeat. jummy: that is warm for all that black friday shopping. doug: absolutely. it will be good. jummy: coming up, from j. lo to l ennis morrissette, kidd o'shea was at the ame
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jummy: people are still buzzing about the american music awards. the world's most popular performers rocketed out in los angeles. a look at the winners and the
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flops and some drama. kidd: good afternoon from los angeles, where it is quiet right now. last night, it was a big night here in l.a. hollywood was alive last night. from country's biggest stars to theyusic's most wanted, were all out for the american music awards. on stage, it was all about the music. ♪ morissettes celebrated the 20th anniversary ." "you outta know jennifer lopez hosted and performed. ♪ ♪ dion sing a special tribute to the victims of the paris attacks. ♪ >> thank you so much. >> thank you. >> thank you. kidd: of course, there were a few awards handed out. >> and the american music awards
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goes to -- one direction! [applause] kidd: we caught up with a bunch of fans after the show and the most talked about moment was one direction winning all of the awards and their performance and then it was split between young and old. young fans loved the justin bieber performance. slder fans loved the alani morrissette and demi lovato performance. in los angeles, i'm kidd o'shea. will need the scarf and hat today. warmer wea >> important message for women and men ages 50 to 85. please write down this toll-free number now. right now, in areas like yours,
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jummy: is it going to stay cold? doug: absolutely. 45 with a sunny breeze tonight. the weather tonight will be partly cloudy and back near freezing. another cold night. near 50 degrees. upon -- across the eastern part of the country, still a bit on the cool side. the great lakes will warm up a tiny bit. as we get through wednesday, we will be in the lower 50's. thanksgiving, 60 degrees mid 60's on friday. jummy: looking good. thanks for joining us. be sure to watch abc 7 news starting at 4:00.
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>> hey, everybody. in the next 30 minutes, you may be watching someone walk out of here with a very big check. get ready. it's time for "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic music] ♪ hello, everybody. i'm chris harrison. welcome to the show. yoguys ready to play "who wants to be a millionaire" today? [cheers and applause] our first contestant has seen her share of strange sights at her job, and now there's not much that scares her. well, will that remain today? we're about to find out. from buffalo, new york, please welcome caitlyn mcdougall. hi, caitlyn. how you doing? >> hi. >> welcome. >> thank you. >> good to see you. >> good to see you. >> come on over. [applause] what is it you do for a living? >> so, i'm an agriculture specialist at the airport, and we end up seeing a lolot of stuff. >> so, like, what do you-- you inspect people? you--

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