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they will never be replaced. jonathan: feet of water and sewage, families living in dozens of homes need help after a water main broke last week. michelle: since then, some have been living without heat and hot water. anna-lysa gayle is live in northeast washington. what a mess. the pictures are so telling. anna-lysa: this includes old furniture and old carpet and other garbage piled up, just one of several piles on this block following the water main break. chennai, residents spoke about their frustrations and it's something they are still dealing with. >> i'm a vietnam veteran and disabled. the oldest personal this block had to go through just about
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temperatures. anna-lysa: this veteran is fighting on behalf of his 97-year-old mother, whose basement was and one of nearly two dozen that flooded because of an eight inch water main break. they have photo showing the damage of the basement, which was filled with water from the street, combined with sewage water, some as high as three feet. >> i arrived home from work to find my basement was flooded. my floating. anna-lysa: several families have been without heat and hot water since then. >> we want to be treated like folks in georgetown and other parts of the city want to be treated. anna-lysa: d.c. water says they will pay for immediate cleanup, but they must investigate before paying for things like furniture and furnaces. >> come meet with the residents,
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anna-lysa: some residents have not had the patience to continue waiting for the help they need. they are starting to pay for things like furnaces out of their own pockets, and some are still staying in hotels considering they have no heat or hot water. anna-lysa gayle, abc 7 news. michelle: very frustrating. it is the start of the holiday season. folks are rushing out to get all the last minute items, but it's also a time where there is a deadly combination of folks drinking and hitting the roads. over the holidays, about 45 people in the u.s. are killed each day by drivers who have been drinking, and statistics like that have montgomery county police out in full force. tom roussey has what's happening right now with patrols. tom? tom: it's a big operation.
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downtown bethesda in the distance. they are funneling traffic from three lanes down to one. police officers with montgomery county are looking for violations. if they see a violation, they will have the car pull over and see if the drivers impaired by alcohol. that is one of a number of things they are doing throughout the county. we are riding along with montgomery county police officer greg walker on what the drinking nights of the year. >> the amount of people who are driving to our impaired is scary. tom: the biggest problem on the wednesday before thanksgiving usually comes from students returning from college. >> they have been away for so long, and you get back to wherever home is and your friends are back. therefore, you want to hang out with friends, maybe go to a house party, have a few drinks, then drive home.
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lker pulled several people over for minor violations. >> keep your hands down straight by your side. tom: one man agreed to a sobriety past. he was not driving drunk. officer walker is part of the holiday out task force, which looks for drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs. it launched a week ago and led to 22 dui arrests in the past four days. it will continue through , who we rode with tonight, said over the holiday season, the two nights that he worries about the most our new year's and tonight. live in bethesda, tom roussey, abc 7 news. jonathan: tom, thanks. today was one of the busiest travel days of the year. there were delays everywhere.
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this week. that is the most in years. the vast majority of the people are behind the wheel. airports and train stations are very busy as well today. >> more than i expected, and yes, i expected it to be crowded. jonathan: in airports and train stations come security very tight. to keep tabs on the crowds, the police were using a new tool looking for certain objects. of travel plans, we are clear at reagan national. mostly cloudy skies, quite chilly. the temperatures across the board, some of us cooler than others, right at freezing in winchester, 46 metro. here is what we are tracking, the next front which should increase the chance of what weather as we head into thanksgiving day. mainly after 4 a.m.
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50's. a look at the black friday shopping forecast and the extended outlook. jonathan, back to you. jonathan: thank you very much. michelle: donald trump added two women to his list of cabinet nominees. he elected south carolina governor nikki haley to be u.s. ambassador. trump nominated a republican donor and advocate that see secretary and ask dr. ben carson to be the secretary of housing and urban development. a spokesperson said carson would consider the offer over thanksgiving. jill stein, the green party nominee, is pushing for a recount in three states. stein's says there were voting anomalies and discrepancies in vote totals in wisconsin, michigan, and pennsylvania, traditionally democratic states.
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the election. election researchers urged hillary clinton to contest the results as well. jonathan: an explanation tonight for a phone call that left a lot of folks in the muslim community in fear. >> do you identify yourself as a muslim? if yes, press one, no press two. jonathan: monday night, many received the robo call. the reason for the intrusive call not given. muslim said what the spike of hate crime since the election and talk of a muslim registry, they feared the worst. >> that is the start of tracking that has been mentioned. jonathan: it turns out that was a poll being done by emerge usa, a pro-muslim nonprofit trying to
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charged a night accused of sexual abuse at a d.c. library. in two cases he targeted miners inside of a bathroom. tim barber dug into his past. he was no stranger to the police, tim? tim: the suspect is only 23, but has already been arrested several times. he was ordered to stay away from this library and the four girls he is accused of molesting. place, but monday night a man may have molested four girls here. >> it is disheartening. tim: the suspect is carlos hunt. two of the victims were grabbed in the bathroom of the mlk junior library. i searched his criminal history and discover the 23 year old has been charged with at least four other crimes.
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the following year robbery. last year he was accused of assaulting a police officer and sexual solicitation. he was sentenced to 100 days behind bars for the assault, but the sexual solicitation allegation was dismissed. you do not hear anything about it? >> not until you let me know no,. tim: yesterday, hunt had a court appearance and ordered to stay in a halfway house and banned from the library and the minors he is accused of sexually abusing. his next court appearance is december 22. tim barber, abc 7 news. michelle: the d.c. police department confirms tonight starting december 17, all officers will wear body cameras. currently, only some officers where the cameras. the goal is to increase transparency between the public and the police. jonathan: exactly two years after his death, a gravestone marks the final resting place of
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more than 150 people attended the unveiling at the congressional cemetery. city leaders including mayor muriel bowser were among those in attendance, as well as his widow. >> the fact he served the city, the fact he was a fighter for equality and justice of the civil rights movement. jonathan: a statue recognizing his four decades of service is in the works. it's not clear at this point where it w doing and look at your tv screen. it looks like a firecracker, but it's actually an e-cigarette exploding in this man's pocket. the investigation happening tonight is the man recovers in the hospital. and it's a presidential tradition, president obama did
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jonathan: look at the tv right now, scary a video from new york. it shows an e-cigarette
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central station. the police say he was admitted to the hospital's burn unit and will need to have a surgery. the e-cigarette had a high-voltage battery. the police are not sure why it exploded like that. michelle: a sick child -- sixth child has died after injuries from the chattanooga bus crash. jonathan walker, the faces multiple counts of vehicular homicide. the police say three onboard cameras will be critical to the investigation. there are also questions why the school bus was on that road to begin with. >> looking at the history of the road, we ascertained the road was not on the designated route for that school bus. michelle: authorities say the driver received his commercial driver's license just seven months ago. we also learned that walker was involved in a minor crash in
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has died. colin rose which shot near the campus in detroit. before he was shot, he radio did he was about to talk to somebody. a suspect is in custody with criminal charges not yet filed. michelle: caleb schwab, a 10-year-old boy, died in august on what is called the world's largest waterslide. the park in kansas city demolition of the waterslide is the only proper course of action following the tragedy. so far, no charges or lawsuits have been filed. jonathan: new york city security teams barricading streets for the macy's thanksgiving day parade. there are rows of sanitation trucks filled with sand to prevent an attack like the
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if you say something that does not look right to you, the way that a truck is parked, tell someone. jonathan: the police visited 135 truck rental locations, reminding employees to report anything suspicious. there will be 3000 officers, many with heavy weapons, to protect the millions who show up to watch the parade. michelle: president obama continued a tradition today with the pardoning of the turkeys. and he did not let his final chance to off without a little fun. president obama: malia and sasha are thankful this is my final presidential turkey pardon. what i did not tell them is we will do this every year from now on. cameras or not. there is no way of cutting this habit cold turkey. michelle: the presidents daughters were not there for the pardoning, so the president
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the pardoning of tater and tot, the turkeys. jonathan: the 17th annual safeway feast of sharing at the verizon center, thousands enjoying turkey meals with all the fixings. it also included a health fair and clothing giveaway. >> good food, a lot of it, good company. >> we are all together like one big happy family thanksgiving is all about. the event takes more than 1000 volunteers, and many of them were told to come out in set up and help serve the meals. they were working very hard and everybody was having a good time. a heads up as we enter the holiday season. they can about showing generosity for toys for tots at national harbor and etc. day, december 3. will be collecting toys between 11:00 in the morning and 3:00 in
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i'm going to be attending that event, so head on down. mostly cloudy skies tonight, a few showers towards dawn. overnight lows in the upper 30's, low 40's. increasing cloud cover coming our way. the shading on the map is associated with the next front. here it is, into the ohio valley. notice there is not a lot of a lot of this is hit or miss. it will not be anything long-lived. and it is scattered. futurecast, timing things out mainly between 7 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. is the best chance to deal with the wet weather. notice that not everyone is getting in on the action. mostly cloudy, and we could desperately use the rain. some of us getting into a moderate drought. frederick into germantown, also
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rain. if you are planning thanksgiving plans to see friends and family, may have to turn on the windshield wipers early, give yourself 5, 10 next or minutes. in the afternoon, cloudy, back into the mid 40's by the evening hours. if you are gearing up for black friday shopping, cloudy, could be talking a late afternoon shower, isolated in nature. waiting in line, maybe take the rain jacket to play it safe. the 10 day extended outlook, 30% chance of wet weather thursday into friday. the upcoming weekend, the high pressure builds in, leading to sunshine. it will quite breezy saturday. the daytime high 52, but i would bet it will feel more like 46 to 48. as we head into next week,
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back into the 60's tuesday. then another front is moving through wednesday which could bring much-needed rain back into the forecast. jonathan: we are in a drought, art we? molly: it keeps getting worse. we have been dry, lots of sunshine. michelle: the weather looks good for folks were camping out after the big thanksgiving meal. for all of the shopping. he will be looking for deals, bu
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michelle: the government once smart phone makers to make the rose savor by locking the -- to help make roadways safer by locking drivers out of app. calls would be allowed in gps would also be allowed. nhtsa will for 60 days before deciding to put the rules in place. jonathan: a consumer of art before black friday -- you may not find as in the past according to the gadget reviews site wire cutter. doorbuster offers for tvs going to hundred dollars off the sticker price, lots of those. one store advertising deep deals, jcpenney, but is it too good to be real? some of the discounts are as
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your chance of snagging the big prize, slim. each store is only giving out one of those. still, jcpenney is ranked as the third best black friday retailer. michelle: let's talk football. robert: yeah, a big game on thanksgiving. jonathan: this will be so great if the redskins could go to dallas and beat them. robert: coming up, what josh norman thinks of dak prescott. ice? ? think of your fellow man. ? ? lend him a helping hand. ? ? put a little love in your heart. ? ? take a good look around... ? ? ...and if you're lookin' down, ? ? put a little love in your heart. ? ?put a little love in your heart.?
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>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. robert: you likedak? see what i did there? the cowboys are 9-1, won nine straight games and dak prescott can take a lot of credit for that. he is the third best quarterback in the league. when redskins cornerback josh norman says you are good come you must be something special. >> he is not going to make mistakes. if there is nothing there, he will take off with the ball. i like him a lot.
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it. he is truly good. robert: caps and blues tonight. alex ovechkin, in the third, his third goal of the night. guess what, hat trick. the cap sold off the blues and win 4-3. ovie has 12 goals on the season. feast your eyes on this. those are not turkeys, that is a youth hockey team. the southern maryland sabres took the ice and gobbl opportunity to showcase. the shot of the night made by gabriel waggoner. they should dress them up for the games. and the hoyas fall to oklahoma state. they are having a rough start to the season. jonathan: skins were cowboys? robert: 27-20 redskins.
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y26ney yi0y jonathan: another look at the forecast? molly: a lot of people making their plans, and we will have wet weather early thursday morning. give 5, 10 next or minutes to your travel pl another chance friday, isolated shower chance for the black friday shopping. into the weekend, cooler, breezy saturday. a nice warm up into the next week. it looks like we could definitely use the heavy rain. maybe wednesday, some of the models pushing in the heavy rain. others just bringing nothing. we will keep you up-to-date on that. jonathan: that's perfect weather after you had your meal, just
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>> dicky: from hollywood it's ?jimmy kimmel live?! tonight, dwayne johnson from ?billy on the street," billy eichner, cousin sal does funny things, and music from dawes. and now, prepare yourselves -- here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ? >> jimmy: very kind. hi, everybody. i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thanks to all of you for coming. happy monday, i guess. hopefully by now you've come to terms with the fact that no matter how much you drink, the

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