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first, violence breaks out across the region, with gunfire. tonight, two people are dead, several wounded. the worst of the violence in the district. alison: five shootings in only three hours, three of them in 30 minutes, most of them in southeast. mayor muriel bowser and police chief cathy later will have a press conference within the hour. tom roussey is live on the scene in southeast. the press conference was at the capitol view library, within a half-mile of both homicides today. we saw a number of other shootings in the city, and tonight the d.c. mayor spoke about the violence. we are just were fined by what we saw today. it is a level of violence that is not acceptable in our city, and we are going to put every single resource -- pole
violence. so the mayor spoke at the press conference near where i'm standing. residents are fed up with the violence, especially the circumstances of the second homicide today. two afternoon shootings and homicides in just a few hours. there are too many people with too little respect for life. the last shooting was beyond the pale. >> i'm so when shock. i cannot believe somebody killed somebody's mother. was a woman in southeast gunned down while neighbors say she was coming home with grocery bags. >> i saw her laying on the ground. tom: this woman was talking to a neighbor outside. >> it was for gunshots. when i looked up, i saw a red car, and i ran and hid behind a
happened in southeast. the other homicide victim was at texas avenue in benning road southeast. so bad for my girlfriend who lost her son today. tom: this woman was already shocked that she knew the first homicide victim when she learned about the one with the groceries. >> i'm praying that they stop this violence. tom: at the press conference, said that heref department is investigating the strong possibility both homicides today were connected. tom roussey, abc 7 news. alison: ok, tom, thank you. d.c. police chief cathy lanier will discuss the crime scene tomorrow morning, live on "good morning washington" at 9 a.m.. the violence spread outside of the district, to prince george's where there is a ho
homicide investigation in temple hills. he was shot to death on temple hill road. victim has not been identified to. the police said there is a reward for anyone who offers information that could lead to an arrest. from princeng news george's county -- five people hurt in a crash along old alexander ferry road. over theper 7 flew scene. of the victims have life-threatening injuries. no word on what led to the crash. we'll bring you the updates as soon as we get that. a arlington neighborhood is on edge with the urgent search for sex assault suspect. a woman woke up with a stranger touching her, this after a senior was followed and harassed. roz plater has the investigation happening right now. roz: leon
, arlington police are looking for information and both of these frightening incidents, both of them happening early sunday morning, just hours apart and less than a mile apart. the first happened 2:30 a.m. sunday. onanny was walking home philip jackson street after a night out with friends. she had just got inside of her front door when a man tried to push his way in. locked the door, but he continue to bang and push on the door before taking off area the upscale neighborhood is just off the clarendon strip with bars and restaurants and lots of foot traffic, and neighbors say there was a similar incident on the same street couple months ago. >> a guy try to kick his way in. i think it has happened twice. this is not strange to me, but it is unnerving. roz: 5:00 a.m. t s
street woke to find a man in her home and he sexually assaulted her. the police canvassed the neighborhood, looking forward to suzanne clues, but so far the attacker is still out there. said whetherve not they believe the incidents are connected. anybody with information is asked to call the police. roz plater, abc 7 news. alison: roz, thank you. and a beloved teacher gunned down in a parking lot. paris strange to husband accused of pulling the trigger. tonight, a large crowd gathered outside of parkdale high school tordeal.ber gladys >> it hurts so much. ,he came from the philippines with so much dreams. alison: she was a chemistry teacher and
at parkdale to pick up her teenage daughters when she was shot. her estranged husband is charged with three counts of murder. enjoyedhope that you sunday. guess what is happening tomorrow -- the rain is coming back. steve rudin has the timeline. i was looking for rain in the morning? sh-hour commute, through the midday. early tomorrow morning, grabbed the umbrella, grab a warm coat because it will be in the upper 40's, 50 degrees downtown. showers in the forecast at noon time. as we move through the late afternoon, look what happens, most of the showers end. the temperatures only in the middle 50's. the heaviest of the rain will be during the midday before tapers off, then comes back tomorrow night. talking about the rest of the week and looking ahead to the weekend.
outlook. alison: steve, thank you. get the ntsbwill report about the deadly train derailment that happened outside of philadelphia last year. eight people were killed, more than 200 injured. investigation found the engineer was radiocted by conversations with dispatchers. however, it found he was not drinking or using drugs. we expect more details tomorrow. stay with abc 7 for updates. leon: to the airports, a special 7 on your side investigation into a fitness tracker that may be strapped to your wrist. as you keep track of your steps, fighting back against crime investigator jennifer donelan finds that it could be used against you in the court of law. >> 10,000 steps today. jennifer:
walk, run, count. with the flick of a wrist, you can track every step. wearable devices are helping millions get healthy. >> we have been walking a ton. jennifer: but how the steps may be shared in court -- >> this is like a blackbox recorder. jennifer: may stop you in your tracks. >> we are voluntarily allowing it to track our every movement. pennsylvania,ral a woman claimed that a stranger broke in and sexually assaulted her. >> not something that you would associate with what happened in this neck of the woods. jennifer: local police took issues with parts of the story. they said that the facts were not adding up. the detective took her fitbit into evidence. >> if you are telling the truth, you have nothing to worry about. had athis case, they search warrant. je
>> she said she had gone to bed, and she had an extra thousand steps before she called the police. she was: proving that walking around, staging the crime scene when she said she had been sleeping. >> when we get this kind of evidence. jennifer: the woman with stars with filing a false report and tampering with evidence. tool toanother get to the truth. jennifer: this person loves her fitbit but had not thought about locator data captured by wi-fi access points, gps, and cell towers. >> i do not know anyone had access to it other than a myself. jennifer: check the privacy statement on their website. when it ishare data reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, or valid legal process, which can include subpoenas
>> i'm not against the police using the data from it. jennifer: are you in better shape? >> i am. jennifer: and honest. in a statement to 7 on your side says when they receive a subpoena, their legal team reviews it and notifies you. the use of personal wearable not in investigations is use. cell phone tracking is a common tool used by the police. thoughtming up -- i they were helping, but their actions and to the death of this little bison. alison: plus, an amazing new chapter for medicine. the transplant everyone is talking about. and -- to giveoman is about birth in a cab
leon: this calf had to be euthanized in wyoming. the family put him in the trunk of their suv because they thought it was cold and lost in the eighth decided to help. taken from calf was his heard, he was rejected by his mother. alison: wow. developing now, desegregating a u.s. school? sounds like a headline from decades ago, but one mississippi school district is only now undergoing a transformation. federal court has ordered the justice department to desegregation the district. four schools are listed specifically. they say that the delay of desegregation has denied students the right to an integrated education. leon: a major lawsuit against whole foods has en
accused him of writing a homophobic slur on a cake. the company said that it did nothing wrong for stop john brown said he was wrong to pursue the matter. -- whole foods dropped its countersuit against him, saying the truth has come to light. 7 on your side with health matters and an amazing feat in medicine, the nations first penile transplant. a 64-year-old man suffered a debilitating work accident. bed and on is out of his path to a full recovery. >> he is doing amazing. i'm impressed with how well he is handling things. he has a positive person. his outlook is he wants to share this technology with others who need it. leon: the groundbreaking procedure attempts to restore urinary and sexual function. doctors are cautiously optimistic.
hospital in a few days. an alarming new study about heart attacks -- half of them are silent. most people don't recognize -- most people recognize chest pain is a symptom, but there are 27 signs. discomfort,lude jaw fatigue, arm pain, and pain that can feel like indigestion. dr. say that you should be vigilant and be aware of all possible symptoms of a heart attack. alison: a different health story -- giving birth in the back of a taxi cab. one mother has quite the story to tell now. witnesses are recalling the scene as the baby was delivered in the middle of the busy neighborhood. jay korff is live with the story. yeah, alison, it happened literally where i'm standing. the taxi cab pulled up, they got out, the cabbie flag down
firefighters poured out of this fire station. and there was a picture of all this. northwest street in washington includes this gym. >> i was doing cardio, in front of a window that overlooks the fire station. a red cab pulled up and parked right in front of the d.c. fire station. >> paramedics came up to the car , starting to bring towels, materials, gloves. was inile the passenger the final stages of labor, the driver stopped and flag down a police officer. soon thereafter, she gave birth in the cab. >> then after a few minutes, one of the medics pulled out the newborn baby, wrapped him in the towel. members of ambulance one transported the mother to george washgt
he said, did she just gave birth? and we were both in shock, actually. jay: he also took this memorable picture, and he remains grateful the cab driver stopped in just the right spot. street, ile on u guess. pretty cool to see. everyone is wondering how mother and baby are doing. we are still waiting to hear back from george washington university hospital officials. when they get in touch with us, we will let you know. jay korff, abc 7 news. wow. leon: what do you tip the cabbie in that case? alison: he might have been long gone. steve: makes the time fly. alison: we have more rain tomorrow? not be amorrow will total washout, but the timing of the
rush-hour commute and midday. weekly wrap by the end of the week. leon: thanks. we will thank you thursday. steve: tree and grass pollen are in the high category. reagan national airport at 59 degrees, the wind has settled down. a lot of moisture to the west. this will move our way overnight into the day tomorrow, and a wet rush-hour commute tomorrow morning through the midday. the showers diminish a little bit for the evening rush. no problems right now. if you have late night plans, just mostly cloudy skies, middle 40's, lower 50's, the wind out of the southwest at five. this is what it looks like as we move through the day tomorrow, a wet morning rush-hour commute, so grab the umbrella and grab something warm to wear. only in the 40's starting the day, eventually in the middle to upper 50's. the heavier rain moves through midd.
outdoor recess for the kids, don't like it will happen. afterschool activities may be better. 6:00, pockets of rain across southern maryland. early wednesday morning, this model wants to bring most of the moisture out of here, then the skies begin to clear. we may have a little sunset wednesday evening. thursday and friday, brader skies. the rain totals come anywhere from a half inch to one inch of rain through tomorrow night and early wednesday. the highs tomorrow only near 60, so dress warmly. it will be chilly and damp, sort of a role day. middle 60's. the sunshine reappears thursday and friday, highs near 70. mixed bag for the weekend, scattered showers hit or miss saturday, highs in the middle 60's, showers sunday. daytime high of 70. alison: i tried to get doug
weather would change for the weekend. steve: because we need the nicer weather for the farmers market. alison: i saw you there. leon: you are big on that farmers market. scott: kevin durant is doing some big things off the court. prince george's county native kevin durant did some tremendous things off the court over the weekend. sports is coming up.
>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. the tiger is back on the peralta, kind of come of this afternoon at congressional country club for the quicken loans personal media day. back surgeries in the fall. he said today he is getting closer to his golf game getting better. how much better? he had three shots on the par 3 10th. every single ball went into the water. he is struggling a little bit area
performance for tiger today, but he plans to return to the pga tour. i'm not fertilizer, so as far as playing golf, i'm progressively getting better. just give it a little time. i'm looking forward to coming out and competing. i miss the guys. this is a fraternity out here. scott: i never thought that i would hear tiger woods and fertilizer in the same sentence. nativegeorge's county kevin durant is getting more hardware for his collection, this time a special hero award. he helped clear track at this weekend for an ambulance responding to an emergency. he pulled up next to the ambulance in his ferrari and used his flashers to clear the way. he will now receive the special
"everyday hero" award, which is only given about four times per year. left and they the were waving at the window. i said, don't you have a job to do? i guess it worked out well. aret: the nationals tonight raw. they begin their three-game series against the mets tomorrow night. -- the nats were off tonight. good to see kevin durant becoming a good samaritan, the ferrari coming to good use apparently. leon: how this man went from cleaning
guess which airline added more nonstop straight-shot flights hey, d.c., than any other out of reagan national last year? here's a hint. did ya catch it? no? here's another. their colors are yellow, red, and blue, and they save you tons of green. still nothing? that's okay. just go to southwest.com for the answer. on this airline, everybody wins. sfx: clap, clap, ding alison:
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