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hillary clinton is demanding answers. jonathan: a busy day of news. the fbi is revealing new e-mails from the clinton server, tied with statements by anthony weiner. tim barber joins us live with the very latest. both candidates are asking for details or specifics investigation. tim: we spoke with several clinton supporters, and most of them say they have already made up their mind about what happened. really, the important thing here is the fbi agents are still going through the e-mails. 11 days from election day, hillary clinton's e-mail scandal is back in the spotlight. >> the american people deserve
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tim: fbi director james comey says they have uncovered more e-mails during a related case. they say they could have contained classified information. we asked clinton supporters if the news would change their minds about voting. >> i'm not paying that any attention. tim: clinton found out about the e-mail probe after she landed in iowa, but she did short rest conference tonight. >> the director himself has said he does not know whether the e-mails referenced his letter are significant or not. i'm confident whatever they are will not change the conclusion reached in july. tim: in july, fbi director comey did not recommend criminal charges after a year-long investigation. now the agency is looking into the new e-mails. >> the fbi and the department of
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the courage to right the horrible mistake. tim: according to " the new york times," the unrelated case was the investigation of anthony weiner's sex scandal. his wife is a top aide for hillary clinton. tim barber, abc 7 news. alison: thank you very much. voting. former d.c. mayor vincent gray is calling for security at d.c. polling places. it is the early voting center in ward seven. it has recently been the site of a shooting and armed robbery. he is asking for greater police presence as the crowds head to the polls. jonathan: a man is dead after being hit by a car in clinton. sky track 7 for the wilbur the
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his 60's. the investigation is in its early stages. stay with abc 7 and wjla.com for updates. and happening now, 20 people recovering after a very scary scene at o'hare airport. an airplane when up in smoke, the flames coming out the right wing. it was an american airlines plane on its way to miami. lindsay matz is -- lindsay mastis has information. reporter: 1 and luckily everyone is a lie. this video was shot by a passenger. there is thick, dark smoke and a ball of fire rising from the boeing 767. one passenger spoke out about what happened >> started to take off, we did not get in the air, and the right side just blew.
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they stopped the plane perfectly. we started exiting. it was coordinated chaos. lindsey: the airplane was headed to miami, but pilots reported a mechanical issue. at least 20 people suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital. tonight the ntsb is beginning its investigation into what went wrong. back to you. alison: lindsey, thank this one involving a fedex jet that caught fire landed in south florida. it was arriving from memphis when it's landing gear collapsed. amateur video shows the explosion that caused the engine to separate from the rest of the airplane. firefighters put the fire out and nobody was injured. the airport was shut down several hours and the faa is still investigating.
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a cool night and a cool start to the day saturday. we fall into the 40's around the capital beltway. if you have plans to eat lunch outdoors, go to georgetown, looking fantastic, 70 at noon time, lower 70's by lunch. a nice mixture of sun and clouds, daytime highs a little warmer, near 75 to 77 degrees. i would not be surprised the further west that you go, we are talking upper 70's. a corps marathon, what to expect, plus tracking a cool front late sunday and the impact of the showers. jonathan: first on 7 now -- [cheers[ jonathan: a glimmer of hope for a community left out in the cold. the lights are back on at lynhill condo community in temple hills. earlier this week families were
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was cut off and they were told to leave. anna-lysa gayle has who is responsible for the lights going on and how long they will stay on. anna-lysa? anna-lysa: jonathan, the lights are shining through the units at lynhill condominiums. for several families here, this is considered a miracle. it has been tough living without gas or electricity. >> i feel it's great. i feel god is in this is what needed to happen. i think justice has prevailed. anna-lysa: as you may recall, this started because of a hefty bill owed by the previous management. they owed more than a million dollars and utilities. pepco shut off the power tuesday, until payment arrangements could be figured out. tonight come after days of waiting, the lights are back on because of a court order from the public service commission.
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awful stop the president of the condo association said power was restored to the roughly 219 units that were affected. >> so happy i'm not in the dark anymore. anna-lysa: what has this ordeal been like? >> it was frustrating, not knowing where you were going to live. no families to help us. i stayed here since the electric spin cut off. -- since the electric was cut off. anna-lysa: the problems that lynhill condominiums are not over yet. there are several meetings in the next several days, one coming up to determine if the notice issued prior to the power being shut off was sufficient. anna-lysa gayle, abc 7 news. alison: anna-lysa, thank you. a woman kidnapped by her uber driver and driven to a hotel
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week. a managed charge with assault. they say instead of driving the woman to her home in fairfax, he took her to a motel in college park and carried her into a room. he used the victims credit card, too. other charges are pending. jonathan: bizarre details from arlington. owners of a coffee shop arrested for credit card cloning. they are charged with money laundering, conspiracy to the police say the shop in rosslyn redeemed hundreds of thousands in pre-payable gift cards. it's believed they were bought with those cloned credit cards. new trouble for metro as staff is facing possible job cuts. general manager paul wiedefeld said that human resources will be speaking with about 100 workers in the coming days. he says at times difficult decisions need to be made to
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reportedly included in this round of cutbacks. we will keep you posted. alison: that of course is the bad news for metro staff, but tonight sad news for metro riders, specifically the red line. the largest surgeon safetrack starts tomorrow. a segment of the red line will be shut down for 25 days as workers make repairs. this of course just in time for the massive crowds trying to the marine corps marathon. tom roussey joins us with details of the surge and its impact. hi, tom. tom: alison, none of the safetrack programs have been pleasant for commuters. take a look at the brookline station. it is still open, but in less than an hour it will shut down and not reopen again until the
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this year, there are two reasons metro may not be a good option for those involved in sunday's marine corps marathon. one, it is not opening early like it has in the past, not starting until 7 a.m. two, the red line will not be running between fort totten and gallaudet. but long after the race is over, red line commuters like these in silver spring will be dealing with the shut down until almost >> take the bus. >> marc is the only option at this point. driving is too hectic and expensive. tom: halfway decent news is they can still transfer at fort totten and take the green and yellow lines downtown. people who were up a creek are the people who live near the stations that will be completely
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quarters of a mile of both stations. tom: with neither a rhode island avenue or broccoli and again until november 23, this woman faces a tough commute for weeks. >> pretty frustrating, because we do not have that many easy crosstown buses that run efficiently. it's not that convenient for any of us. tom: and it will certainly be difficult. metro is recommending buses to try to get around this. 200,000 rush-hour trips every single weekday. again, the pain starts before the weekdays because the marathon is sunday. reporting live in northeast, tom roussey, abc 7 news. jonathan: tom, thank you. still ahead -- a 7 on your side special report, records of government workers getting into crashes and costing you money. it's happening over and over
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not think about it is careless and reckless. alison: 7 on your side watchdog investigator chris papst digs
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jonathan: tonight, a nod to a special team doing great things for wounded veterans. they create prosthetic limbs. their leader is not a doctor or engineer, just a very motivated man and deep thinker pushing for the best in innovation. >> we have a triple and bea and one of his arms. he came in on a gurney. a year later, he was in a magazine article. he had moved back to the asian-pacific area where he had come from originally. he was riding a tractor. jonathan: on paper, he has hundreds of patients, but he will tell you each and every one of them is a dear friend. alison: amazing work he is
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tracking your tax dollars. we all know that driving in the district is expensive, but it's not just the traffic cameras and the cost of gas. government watchdog investigator chris papst uncovered millions of dollars paid out when careless government workers get into accidents, and every cent comes straight from the taxpayers. >> chickpeas. chris: rice, you will likely have to wait a while. steve's food trucks are some of the seas busiest. for 14 days last summer, this truck did not take a single order because his air-conditioner in part of his roof were ripped off, slammed into an overpass by a deed. tow truck -- by a ddot tow truck.
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i was like are you serious? chris: it cost him 14 days of work and cost taxpayers $3,4 00. >> it's careless and reckless. chris: using the freedom of information act, the i-team obtain all the accidents where the district was at fault. fire hoses damaging cars, social workers hitting pedestrians and crosswalks, side swiping parked vehicles, or pothole repairs for $2,500. two claims per day, totaling $4.3 million. all of that cash comes from taxpayers. and the district is not alone paying at millions. the i-team request at the same data from the largest jurisdictions. prince george's county had the most -- second-most accident claims, $3.1 million.
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chris: d.c.'s chief risk officer. his office handles the claims and tries to find ways to reduce them. >> we are always striving to do a better job protecting our revenue. chris: he said the district carry some insurance, but not for accidents. the balser administration's shopping policies to see if costs can be cut. meantime, his office is focused on better employee training and education. >> it's our job to everyday tried to work to make it safer. chris: the totals we mentioned in the story do not count the cost to repair government fleet vehicles, just for property damage. montgomery county was the only jurisdiction to not fulfill our request for the crash claim data . chris papst, abc 7 news. steve: the weekend is here and we are looking at mainly clear
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radar, nighttime lows in the upper 30's to the north and west to about 45, 48 degrees downtown d.c. the wind will be light. tomorrow morning, taking the dog for a walk or going to the farmers market or grabbing a cup of coffee, it will be chilly with temperatures mainly in the 40's. once the sun gets a strong enough angle, we will warm nicely midmorning. forecast highs, the further west, the fall color change looking the panhandle of west virginia. closer to the d.c. metro, 73 to 75 for the afternoon high with a nice mix of sun and clouds. the further south, a little cooler. charlotte hall 71, stafford 75, 76 the high in fredericksburg. future watch, futurecast, keep the sun glasses handy all day long.
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for the marine corps marathon, gearing up for the big race sunday, it will be warm. the fall color change looking good. further west, garrett county, western allegany counties now at peak. the i-81 corridor looking fantastic. inside the capital beltway, given another week or so. this time next week should look really nice. the marine corps marathon forecast, the runners gearing up for the big degrees by 9:00 a.m., could be problematic with temperatures near 70 tp 75 near the end of the race. stay hydrated as a spectator, grab a bottle of water and sunglasses, you will need them all day. halloween monday, daytime highs in the lower 60's. trick or treat time in the 50's. from their on, through the 70 outlook, upper 60's tuesday. by wednesday we are back in two
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a little cooler friday. jonathan: still ahead -- d.c. bars ditching a popular beer. alison: and expect higher fares on big u.s. airlines. she saw the boots and fell for fall all over again. was she expecting to find the perfect designer boots at such an amazing price? no.
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alison: a political sidebar
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his support behind mike pence. a roster of gay bars are vowing to stop selling the beer. one owner posted a video which he said received overwhelming support. jonathan: 7 on your side with consumer alerts for flyers ,two major airlines raising prices, southwest and american airlines raising fares by five dollars each way. fares have been falling since airlines have been adding flights at a faster pace. alison: speaking of flying, the redskins took a long trip. robert: they need to get it together, jet lag or not. a six hour flight. sports is coming up. northern virginia, on the issues,
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and reject any comprehensive immigration reform. both oppose background checks that keep guns from suspected terrorists. and comstock-trump were prepared to shut down the government just for politics. time for luann bennett: comprehensive immigration reform now. common sense gun safety laws. bennett tells congress: do your job. i'm luann bennett
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welcome hi today we're gonna be comparing these two truck beds.
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: it's unique, but we will get adjusted. saturday we will regroup and be ready to go sunday. coach gruden: they did a good job today. i'll most took a net. -- i'll most took a nap. robert: 24th ranked navy against south florida. navy gave up some big plays early. big hole up the middle and explodes, 85 yard touchdown. navy trailed. high school football tonight, senior night at damascus, facing seneca valley. marcus thompson scored three touchdowns in his final home game. damascus remains undefeated, blowing out seneca valley, 59-21. world series game three in chicago right now, the indians lead the cubs 1-0 in the ninth inning.
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alison: the weekend is here. steve: a lot going on, a lot of folks in town for the marine corps marathon. upper 50's. by the time of the race, look at the temperatures, near 70 to 75. i'm not a runner, but that is not terribly good news when it's that warm. halloween looks ok, in the 60's, partly cloudy skies. the seven day outlook from stormwatch 7, dancing on halloween monday, tuesday upper 60's.
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live." tonight, tom cruise. from "dr. strange," tilda swinton. music from x ambassadors and tom morello. and now, as a matter of fact, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ? >> jimmy: well, that's very nice. thank you. i'm jimmy, i'm the host. thank you for watching, thank you for coming. oh, how nice. you picked a fine night to join us.

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