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oh, that's lovely... so graceful. the corkscrew spin, flawless... ...his signature move, the flying dutchman. poetry in motion. and there it is, the "baby bird". breathtaking. a sumo wrestler figure skating? surprising. what's not surprising? how much money heather saved by switching to geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. jonathan: we are following the search for those who took part and a terrifying home invasion in culpeper. a woman knocked on a man's door and claimed she had car trouble. what happened was a woman dead, a woman in custody, and two people on the loose. anna-lysa: tonight, neighbors say they are taking extra
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home invasion that ended with a death. culpeper sure's office is looking for the two other suspects in a 2001 dark green honda. investigators returned friday afternoon with evidence markers. the homeowner -- a neighbor heard gunshots coming from the house. >> i came outside to see what was, and five minutes later the police department and everybody was here. anna-lysa: detectives learned the shots were fired by his neighbor after two intruders forced their way in, striking him in the head with a gun. >> a struggle ensued between the homeowner, mr. jones, at which point the homeowner was able to obtain control of the gun.
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the gun when he saw jones reaching for a knife. jones died at the hospital. >> we do have the second amendment and the right to protect ourselves and our property. >> it was an isolated incident where we believe it was their intentions to rob someone. anna-lysa: they are facing charges including attempted robbery, burglary, and firearms charges. in culpepe a abc 7 news. jonathan: a pregnant woman assaulted and robbed by a group of men posing as police officers in war chester county. they say that one of the men sprayed pepper spray into a tile owel and held it over her face. the woman was hospitalized but has been released. and a school athletic trainer is accused of inappropriately touching a teenager. the man worked at archbishop
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investigation happening now. tom: the police say that what happened happened here on school property. the man was given release conditions earlier today by a judge, order to stay away from the high school and order to stay away from the 17-year-old alleged victim. we found jimmy augustine's resu me on linkedin. trainer at archbishop carroll from 2007 until last month. it does not say why he left. really this year, augustin had inappropriate contact with a 17-year-old student. he allegedly took the girl on the net, face, and touched her lower back. archbishop carroll prides itself on athletics and now has a different athletic trainer.
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he was for bid into work after the allegation was made and then fired. he is now charged with misdemeanor sexual abuse of a minor. we try to get augustin's side of the story, leaving a message for him, but the call was not returned. we also called the number for a family member, but when i identified who why was with, the family member hung up. live in northeast d.c., tom roussey, abc 7 news. with a winter weather advisory for parts of the area. nothing for the immediate metro. garrett county, extreme western allegheny county could be looking at freezing rain and snow flakes later tonight. nothing that should calls accumulations, but beware of that. the hourly forecast, nighttime
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up early tomorrow morning. mainly clear skies and a chilly morning, a bit greasy. more on that, plus the coldest air of the season. when that is set to arrive in just a few minutes. jonathan: if you are joining us in town, you know this is one of the best landmarks in town, the washington monument, and a bombshell was dropped tonight. the troubled landmark will not reopen until ongoing elevator issue. as tim barber reports, necessary extensive repairs are being made by generous gift. tim: like the flag, the washington monument is a symbol of freedom and a staple of d.c. skyline. >> my brother and i used to race to the top. tim: but they will not be racing
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2019. >> at they long time for that to be closed. it's a national landmark. tim: the monument also closed after the 2011 earthquake. recently it shut down two dozen times because of elevator problems. in august, three people were stuck inside. the nearly $3 million fix is thanks to billion or david rubenstein, who has helped restore history. he donated $7 washington monument after the earthquake. next door he spent $18 million. just two blocks away from the white house visitor center, another $5 million, and that is just to name a few. the monument will be closed so long because they are also improving security. tourists and locals cannot wait. >> i'm disappointed because i have fond memories of climbing it is a child.
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elevators will alert technicians when there is a problem so they can fix the problem sooner. tim barber, abc 7 news. jonathan: right now, the south is still reeling after deadly tornadoes and wildfires. some families were allowed home for the first time today. they don't have much to return to. there was utter destruction. the death toll from the fires in tennessee is now 13, and that number could go up. there are questions about warning to get out. officials say that alerts to evacuate were sent just after 9 p.m. monday, but by then the wildfires were already raging in many neighborhoods. some remain hospitalized as other start a long and difficult recovery. president-elect donald trump now is talking up his latest cabinet choice. he announced last night he has chosen retired marine general james mattis to serve as
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command, he oversaw operations in the middle east from 2010 until 2014. his nicknames include mad dog and the warrior. he has been praised for his leadership in afghanistan and iraq. >> they say that he is the closest thing to general george patton that we have come and it's about time. jonathan: in order to approve mattis, law that requires former military members who have retired for having to wait seven years before serving a secretary of defense. metro safety issues were front and center during a hearing on capitol hill. lawmakers had plenty of questions for metro's board chair, general manager, and transit union chief. they were grilled about reports about falsified inspection reports that may have contributed to the orange line
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die before we get you to act in the appropriate manner? jonathan: lawmakers also criticized metro board member jack evans for suggesting that they killed the silver line extension in virginia. he said he is trying to make the region aware of mentor issues. a deadly commuter train crash in new jersey may have been triggered by a lack of sleep. operator tested for sleep apnea. that's when you wake up in the middle of the night and don't get a full night's sleep. in person was killed when a train slammed into a new jersey train station in september. the train engineer had undiagnosed sleep apnea, causing the crash. it disturbing reminder about the dangers of distracted driving. this kid from rhode island is driving 115 miles per hour,
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face booking live at the time. romans later his phone cuts out because he hit a trash truck. his car was totaled, sent to the hospital. remarkably, nobody else was hurt. the police plan to use the video to charge him in court if he survives. keeping you safe when you fly, flight attendants learning self-defense to fend off attackers in the air. abc 7 went inside the crewmember training offered to tsa agents across the country. >> the trading provides a lot of confidence in what we can do on board to protect ourselves, to direct other passengers what to do. jonathan: 11 of the 12th light attendance who participated today were working on 9/11. they say they know the training is crucial and all active crewmember should take this. new developments in the sheen on
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reward for information to identify whoever is responsible for putting the stuff into the river. the oily substance was first spotted near point of rocks in maryland sunday, drifting ever sense. the epa is trying to figure out where it came from and what it is. an unarmed man shot by the police, and only officer is on trial. jurors say they cannot reach a verdict.
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jonathan: look at the picture on tv. that is a mug shot. he has a parrot on his shoulder, and he is not a pirate. they say that he brought his bird to court with him and left it behind. he thought he would get his bird when he got went back. he went to jail, and officers gave him his bird for his mug shot. that is his booking photo. he is in jail, but a friend is
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drama and a south carolina courtroom as the jury is struggling to reach a verdict in a high-profile police-involve shooting. officer michael slater shot walter scott to death as he was running away from him. scott was shot eight times in the back. slater said it was self-defense, although scott was not armed. the jury said that just one of its members cannot convict the defendant, so they cannot reach a verdict. the judg at one point it was looking very possible this former police officer seen on a cell phone video shooting a black man in the back could be going home to his family tonight. michael slater needed only one member of the nearly all-white jury to agree that he fired eight bullets because he was afraid, even though his victim had already run nearly 18 feet away from him. the judge read a letter from one
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>> i cannot in good conscious consider a guilty verdict. at the same time, my heart does not want to have to tell this family that the man who killed their father and brother he is innocent. jonathan: it was clear that a white juror in his 40's was the holdout. judge asked if they needed to hear back testimony. appeals from the attorney worked. in closing arguments come he told jurors they needed to think through not white or black and send what they feel is a message of support for the police across america. the jurors sent back a handful of questions during deliberations. they wanted to know the difference between fear and passion. a sign they were debating not
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manslaughter. slater remains free on bond while the jury deliberated. if convicted he faces 30 years in prison. he also faces a federal trial that will take place sometime next year. 7 on your side with a consumer alert that has to do with ford vehicles. the automaker recalling 680,000 cars over a seatbelt issue, including the fusion and lincoln mkz. seatbelt could snap during a crash. there have been at least two related injuries. ford will notify affected owners. and the toys for tots drive is now open. if you cannot join us tomorrow at the national harbor, you can still participate. many viewers have wjla.com taken the time to go to wjla.com/toys and purchase a gift. it fills up the mailroom and
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otherwise go without this season. you can also meet us at the national harbor tomorrow to drop off a new on rob -- to drop off a new unwrapped toy. a lot of people that i work with will be there along with the marines. all the information is on our website, wjla.com/toys. even if you cannot make it, you can help out. but we would like to see you. >> merry christmas! jonathan: a lot like christmas at dulles town center. veronica johnson helped with the switch, joined by the nationals racing presidents and santa claus himself. there were cheers from everyone in the crowd, young and old. steve: cannot believe that we are talking about a winter weather advisory for parts of the area, and it's the weekend. garrett county, western
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not a big deal and no issues for the immediate metro. the satellite and radar, quiet and dry, and will stay that way overnight. a few clouds, but not adding up to a whole lot. mainly clear skies, allowing temperatures to drop quickly. 30 to 38 tomorrow morning, the wind out of the west at five to 10, adding a next her chill to the air. tomorrow, grabbing coffee, the farmers market, 35 degrees college park, 34 woodbridge. buying a toy to drop off at national harbor for toys for tots, we will be there between 1:00 and 3:00. lots of sunshine tomorrow morning, sticking around midday. it will look beautiful, but the wind out of the north, northwest may have would gusts upwards of 20. even though we have daytime highs in the upper 40's, it will
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little bit. if you are picking up the christmas tree, which is the better day? if you want sunshine and windy conditions, breezy conditions, saturday. if you want added clouds and not as windy, sunday is better, but it will stay dry both days. we have cold air on the way next week. 48 degrees tomorrow, lots of coldest of the season, set to arrive was the end of next week. friday and saturday next week, looking at highs only around 40 degrees, nighttime lows of the 20's. the further west you go come into the mountains, i would not be surprised if some of you see temperatures in the teens. cold air on the way. starting off with the first day, 53 monday, then the cold air
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the following weekend. jonathan: it ready for some job jealousy. we will go behind the scenes with the "jeopardy" clue ??
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?? ?? he gets a lot of compliments. he wears his army hat, walks around with his army shirt looking all nice. and then people just say, ?thank you for serving our country? and i'm like, that's my dad.
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military community by the end of 2017. i'm very proud of him. male vo: comcast. jonathan: tonight, a look behind the scenes with the "jeopardy" clue crew as they recorded some segments for the show. together, they more than a million miles across the world. they insist one of their most favorite moments was getting up close with bae-bae the panda. >> its education, travel, entertainment. it's all the best things rolled into one. i love my job. jonathan: there's something jummy not know. they don't have a cue cards, they memorize all the clues, and they read every, they get on social media.
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abc 7. robert: every single thing that has to do with sports, i will memorize the entire sports cast. the was or its -- the wizards took the spurs down to the wire. what you gone do? lift up your head and keep moving or let the paranoia haunt you? fidence i keep my fee-fi-fo-fum i keep my heart undone
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? 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, ?
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our heart.? ? in your heart. ? (avo) the subaru share the love event is happening now and will have given ninety million dollars
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>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. robert: wizards in san antonio against the spurs, never an easy task. last seconds of the game, tied, kawai leonard sticks the jumper. the spurs take the lead. six seconds to go in the the wizards in bound, the wide open lane to the bucket, a good look, in and out. wiz drop another one, 107-105. the redskins take the field sunday against the cardinals without their best receiver. jay gruden says tight end jordan reed will not play sunday as he nurses a sprained shoulder,
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game against the cowboys. he said he should not be out too long come he just did not have enough range of motion. coach gruden: another good weekend of treatment, keep him here, get a good weekend of treatment and we will get him back hopefully next week. robert: women's college soccer, georgetown and usc in a quarterfinal match. johnson with a pass, finds the back of the net. the only goal. hoyas' re cord-breaking season finally comes to an end, 1-0./ and temple will host the acc championship. and it's friday, so join scott abraham for high school sports final for all of the preps sports on our sister station, news channel 8. scott, i see you right over
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jonathan: final look at the forecast? steve: it is the weekend and it will be sunny tomorrow, upper 40's, upper 40's sunday, with extra clouds. low 50's monday. the about 45 degrees, nighttime lows in the 20's. we will see temperatures in the teens in the mountains. that will be next weekend. still no snow for the metro area for at least the next 10 days, creeping closer to christmas. jonathan: i think27 qualifies for horrible. hope to see you tomorrow with toys for tots at the national
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differently. that means incredibly fast 150 meg internet for the holidays. so in the 3.7 seconds it takes gary watson to beat the local ed jump record, fly, gary, fly. ...his friend can download 13 versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can live stream it... ...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder. get 150 meg internet, tv and phone for just $79.99 per month online for the first year. cable can't offer that. only fios can. he gets a lot of compliments. he wears his army hat, walks around with his army shirt looking all nice. and then people just say, ?thank you for serving our country? and i'm like, that's my dad. male vo: no one deserves a warmer welcome home. that's why we're hiring 10,000 members of the military community by the end of 2017. i'm very proud of him.
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>> dicky: from hollywood it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight, jamie dornan -- khloe kardashian -- parents eat their kids' halloween candy part two -- "this week in unnecessary censorship" -- and music from kings of leon in nashville. and now -- places, everybody -- here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ? >> jimmy: very nice. thank you. hi, there. i am jimmy. i'm the host of this show. thank you for watching. thanks for coming. we have so much to get to, but before we do, how about that

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