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>> it really was pretty scary. towards first, running a horrendous scene and trying to save a life. a huge tree crashed onto a car night, andive last we have just learned that man has been upgraded to stable condition. tonight, dozens are praying
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for his safe recovery, including the 30 people who stopped to help. jay korff just spoke with cruz's son. jay: just a short time ago, we spoke with christian cruz, understandably emotional outside of george washington hospital. he is the 19-year-old son of 45-year-old marcelino cruz. the family is devastated, but they are grateful that he had a second chance at life. his father has multiple head and facial and neck injuries. despite all of this damage, mr. is expected to survive. the family is especially grateful to the good samaritans who remove the tree off of his car so that firefighters could save him. forirst i want to thank god giving us another opportunity at life. and for everyone who took
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and despite themselves possibly getting hurt they chose to help a guy who is clinging to his life. that means a lot to me. i do not know, what to expect, whether he would be alive or dead. he is one of the strongest members in our family. and he is pushing through. oddly enough, the victim in this case has worked as an arborist for a tree removal company for nearly 30 years and fairfax. now the second part of this powerful story, would you get to hear from one of the good samaritans. horror landed on beach
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jay: he was commuting home monday night when he rodfe up on this terrifying scene. he snapped a picture of a tree that had toppled onto a car. >> the guy was trapped inside. it did not look good. fromhe could not hear much the victim other than an occasional groan. a police officer encouraged everybody to work together to move the tree. 20 or 30 people then push the tree off the car. thought the tree was too heavy, but we had to try to lift it up. we push the car out from underneath, drop the tree, and then we had to wait for the firemen because the guy was still trapped inside. jay: d.c. firefighters ripped off the roof and rescue the driver, whose condition has been upgraded to stable. >> it's pretty good to hear. i've been thinking about it a lot the last 24 hours. jay: he is equally grateful that
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improving. jay korff, abc 7 news. ino has at least 30 guardian angels tonight. a terrifying end to a school bus ride for a 10-year-old girl. the girl was dropped off at wrong place after getting onto the wrong school bus. in fact, the child made her way into a different county entirely. tom roussey has a look at how this happened. this sounds hard to believe. leon, and it may be a good thing the young girl walked the wrong way because she was dropped off right here on busy 216, a major roadway in howard county. sidewalkabsolutely no along the road. her mother said that howard county schools have been very nice to her after they called with concerns, but she is still worried this could happen to another child.
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it's the first day. i understand things happen, i'm just upset with what happened next. tom: monday was her 10-year-old daughter's first day at elementary school in laurel. she got on the wrong bus to go home. >> five minutes after we started driving, i realized it was not my drivbus. jay: she said she thought she recognized where they were. >> he dropped me off at the curb. jay: that was a long bus 216 and it turned out she did not know where to go. >> i went away from home, because home was that way, and i went this way. she wound up across the prince george's county line in main street in laurel. after several failed efforts, business an eye care that helped her. did not dosaid he when he was
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bus driver, which was take her back to the school. they said he was trained it should have followed the training. that is what the mother said the district told her. >> they said everybody is train. if everybody is trained, my daughter would not wind up on the side of the road, lost and confused and crying in a different county. the school spokesperson said he cannot talk about personal matters such as whether the bus driver is facing discipline. he did stress the bus driver has been talk to about the procedure that he violated. live in laurel, howard county, tom roussey, abc 7 news. a lot kids going back to school early tomorrow morning. we are looking at 75 degrees, middle 80's for recess, lots of sunshine, along with heat and humidity. around 90 degrees in the afternoon, feels like middle to upper 90's. the high temperatures across the
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fredericksburg. hagerstown and frederick should reach 90 degrees. the tropics are beginning to flareup. fresh information from the national hurricane center, tropical depression number eight just off the north carolina coast will continue to track to the north and east. exactly what to expect for the holiday weekend, how tropical depression number eight and nine may impact your travel plans. leon: definitely want to hear that, thanks. this just coming into the newsroom -- the department of agriculture will reopen four offices that they close today because of an e-mail threat. the research center and library and bells for -- in beltsville were among those with added security. colorado, north carolina, and west virginia will be reopening. an office in virginia and connecticut will remain closed. two
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at the mcdonald's near the verizon center. the 17-year-old and 20-year-olds in custody are charged with assault with intent to rob. a 15-year-old was already charged. last night the victim's mother said that her son's condition started deteriorating in the last few days after he was shot in the face of august 12. a florida sheriff's office has released recordings of 911 calls made from the orlando nightclub shooting. i just got a call from your friend, said you were faced timing with him and you are in trouble. what's going on? leon: 49 people died and dozens were injured. many calls came from people whose loved ones were sending the messages from inside the pulse nightclub at the time. >> my brother is in there. he is in the unisex bathroom. he is telling me there are already four dead in t
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leon: the euro land a police department is not releasing the 911 call they received. -- the orlando police department is not releasing it. news organizations are suing saying the release of the tape is necessary. considering taking on a new type of crop in our region, medical marijuana. frederick city leaders are weighing the cultivation of pot green houses. richard reeve reports. richard: inside this massive greenhouse, they grow poinsettias, tulips, and ornamental plants. did you ever dream when you were starting out that you would grow marijuana? >> no. richard: larry is a true believer that medical marijuana is the cash crop of the future. >> what i learned about it, it's just a plant.
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greenhouse mix all the sense in the world. richard: $2000 per pound is the going rate in colorado. he figures he can cultivate about $5,000 per year. the frederick city council is deciding whether to approve any year pilot program. i have a special exception for a greenhouse only. richard: the county farm bureau opposes the idea. others are concerned about security. >> it's a divisive topic. you mentioned marijuana and they say no. theard: but he says marijuana can be genetically altered come just the amount of thc while increasing healing medical properties come helping seizures,ith alzheimer's disease, and other ailments. from a scientific standpoint, this works, this is why. richard: richard reeve, abc 7 news. as thousands
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day, governor larry hogan has study thethousands to viability of a new crossing across the chesapeake bay. the study will begin this fall. right now the bay bridge is the only crossing connecting the eastern shore with western maryland. quote our voting systems be vulnerable to hackers. the fbi is taking this seriously. and a hurricane watch in effect in hawaii, as the east coast braces for a tropical storm.
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now, maureening core marathon runners are facing a new challenge the sheer -- getting to the starting line in time for the marine corps this year. this year, because of metro safe thek, it harder to get to starting line. organizers will reveal a new event timeline tomorrow. last year, runners
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required to be there at 6 a.m. metro is open at 7 a.m. theill get the details of race map and schedule at the news conference. it is being described as a significant announcement, so stay with us for continuing coverage. fewer than 70day days away, pressure is mounting on the fbi to investigate whether russia is munich relating the outcome here. jonathan elias is standing by the satellite center with what congress is demanding. jonathan: as if this election does not have enough twists and turns. writing members sent a letter to the fbi director: for an investigation into whether donald trump's campaign helped russia hack several democratic party organizations. the top democrat on the oversight committee, maryland democrat of elijah cummings, is among those who signed a five page letter. of those include
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judiciary, home a security, and foreign affairs committees. there has been no response from the trump campaign. the director of the fbi says they are committed to protecting the elections. we take very seriously any efforts by any actor, including be especiallymay nationstates, to influence the conduct of affairs in our country, whether that is an election or something else. thousands of dnc documents were released on the eve of last month's democratic convention, embarrassing e-mails that led to the resignation of debbie wasserman schultz. there has been a hack in arizona and oklahoma which is believed to have come from russia. other campaign headlines, in the past half-hour donald trump tweeted he plans to meet with the president of mexico tomorr
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before his immigration speech in phoenix. on the democratic side, hillary clinton will he speaking to the maryland can -- to the mayor king legion in cincinnati. -- to the american legion in cincinnati. multiple severe weather threats in the news for different parts of the country. two hurricanes making their way towards hawaii. one could affect hawaii by early thursday. the other could hit closer to the weekend. both have winds up to 120 miles per hour. on the east coast, dangerous rip currents from the tropical depressions off florida and the outer banks. the systems are forcing people to spend the official last weekend of the summer inside. we start off with a look at the tropical satellite. what you
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is going on right now as of 11:00. , one ofthree systems them is a hurricane. the other two, tropical depression number eight and number nine. tropical depression number eight, right off the coast of , just a newly issued advisory at 11:00 showing it turning off to the north and east. that is good news for the delmarva beaches. that means it will stay sunny, -- rip recurrent -- tip crren rcurrents will be strong. tropical depression number nine will move out to sea, then turned towards the north on sunday. for the delmarva beaches, once again, rough surf. take it easy even if you are not an experienced swimmer, even if you are an experience warmer, take extra precautions. 79
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sunday. monday and the lower 80's. the temperatures right now, 72 leesburg, 73 manassas. mainly clear skies, picking up showers to the south and west, not expecting anything to impact the metro area as we move through the overnight. 69 to 75 below, the winds out of the northeast. by tomorrow afternoon, the feels-like temperature's will be in the middle 90's. for sports practice, make sure they have plenty of water. if you're going to the pool, take it slow and easy. we slowly fall into the 80's. then a cold front will trigger a few showers and thunderstorms, happening later in the day come into the overnight tomorrow night and into the day thursday. thursday will not be the prettiest of days, looking at a lot of clouds, scattered showers, embedded thunderstorms, but not a washout. oncehi
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conditions improve substantially. near 90.a.m., highs the seven day outlook, 84 thursday, showers and a few storms. 82 friday. the upcoming holiday weekend 5ooks beautiful, near 83 to 8 saturday, sunday, and monday, with nighttime lows in the 60's. that is a good change out there, and we are looking at the temperatures that are going to remain near average for this time of year. we will take it. hard to believe tomorrow is the last day of august. leon: hard to believe. this is a great time of the year for the nats right now. scott: a division showdown tonight in philadelphia. the nationals gearing up for their playoff push. danny espinosa getting a little physical on the diamond tonight.
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>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. augustthe dog days of are just about over, just about a month remaining in the major league is all season. the nationals with a nine-game lead in the division should be playing october baseball. they get ahead early against the phillies. bryce harper, to the deepest part of the ballpark, center field, daniel murphy scores. for thinning, small ball, max scherzer with the sacrifice bunt, squeeze play, ryan zimmerman scores. the nationals win 3-2. breakoutins better rain jackets and
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they are about to get really wet in the preseason finale tomorrow in tampa bay. they will have to battle the bucs and the ements with tropical depression number nine looming. coach gruden: we just have to speed it up a little bit. we will try to do some today and tomorrow. we just have to use up our preparation a little bit. >> to travel the same day and play, it's tough, but you have to do what you have to do. that's the thing about the nfl, you play at a different level. this right now is like a dress rehearsal, trying to make the most of the situation. of tennisther big day at the u.s. open, and american delivering one of the biggest upsets of the tournament. steve weitzman has more. some highs and lows for americans today.
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donaldson takes out the 12 seed in four sets. it is his first win at a major. a disappointing loss for sam querrey. quarteraching his first final at wimbledon, he loses in the first round. day three coverage begins at 9 a.m. eastern with "tennis channel live at the u.s. open." then mary carrillo's u.s. open daily airs at 11 p.m. eastern. scott: former football star tim tebow held a tryout today for major league baseball teams. he got mixed reviews after a workout that lasted more than two hours before 28 different teams. i'm telling you right now, a team will take a chance on tebow, just from a promotional marketing aspect, you watch. leon: does he really have it? scott:
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leagues, he will sell a lot of tickets. bring in the money in. is it a signahead -- of alien life? what astronomers found. z2392z zi0z
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movie, but astronomers are looking into the possibility of signs of alien life. a star 94 light years away from earth has been giving off a strong radio signal. it was detected by russian telescope. researchers say this could be evidence of a hugely advanced alien civilization -- or not. airtran to learn more about it. they are trying to learn more about it. the energy that reached year was more than all of
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