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beginning to ease a little bit. early tomorrow morning it will feel just a little better. by tomorrow afternoon a whole lot better. the windchill factors right now, single digits inside the capital beltway. where the wind is settling down, the windchill is finally moving up, which is a good sign. the bus stop forecast tomorrow, bundle up. bitter cold. hat, gloves, scarf, the works. outdoor recess for some of the kids, middle 20's. clouds later in the day, but it will stay dry. we are talking about a winter storm watch northwest of d.c. frederick county maryland, garrett county, washington, allegheny county in maryland, and the panhandle of west virginia. more on what that means tomorrow night into early satda
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many are out and about tonight. there they are, taking in holiday sites or waiting for the much-anticipated movie ticket to "rogue one," the new "star wars" movie. tom roussey has that story. alison, we are outside of the uptown theater with a movie premiere tonight. inside the theater, everyone is nice and warm, watching the movie. throughout the night, people were very cold waiting in line. they were not just cold here. after the sun went down at the national christmas tree, the face coverings came out and so did coats like you would see in siberia. this person brought his nephew. >> it's beautiful. tom: that said, he is from new york.
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you are from florida. what do you think of this weather? >> it's cold. it's hurting my hands. tom: have to wear gloves. they did not work. three miles up the road at the uptown the utter, is it worth it -- at the uptown the editor -- is it worth it? >> oh, yeah. prequelsre for all the back in my crazy college days. tom: this is the coldest "star wars" opening night that she can remember. say thater son, a.j., it's not bad, if you are prepared >> i have tights, leggings, jeans. t-shirt.,, >> and we are about to go get hand warmers.
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i want you to notice the sidewalk on connecticut avenue -- there is nobody walking on it. that is unusual for a thursday night in northwest. i checked, one year ago today, the high was 67 degrees and the low was 47 degrees. we do not even come close to reaching that today. reporting live in northwest, tom roussey, abc 7 news. jonathan: 50-something degree difference from last year. big changes in temperature triggered a mess in the area. rel,ter main break in lau made a lake on cherry street. wssc says they have repaired 15 water main breaks across montgomery and prince george's county. streets with salt to try to avoid black ice and driving hazards. alison: follow us on facebook,
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download the stormwatch app. jonathan: we are just chilly. other people are dealing with this. it is a mess. 30 states, from california to , snowmaking for dangerous conditions on the roads. gusty cold wind. in pennsylvania, another train -- chain reaction crash involving 60 cars. luckily, nobody was killed. in chicago, it felt like 19 below zero. that is so cold that frostbite can hit you in less than half an hour. i don't even know why you would want to be outside. alison: other news of the day, guilty on all counts, that is the verdict and it against church shooter dylann roof. the jury convicted him on 43 counts stemming from the june 2015 shooting that left nine people dead in charleston, south carolina. prosecutors say that racial
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the black church and start shooting during a bible study. at his that roof took home showed him practicing with the same pistol that he used in the shooting. victim's relatives say that justice has been done. >> mama, mama. they got it right this time. alison: the jury will reconvene next month to consider his punishment, which could include the death penalty. roof plans to represent himself during the penalty phase. jonathan: $50 million in a lawsuit over a deadly police shooting full stop terrence stirling was shot to death by an officer after the police say he slammed his motorcycle into a police cruiser, prompting weeks of protests. tim barber has the new lawsuit launched tonight. tim: his family says either the officer deliberately or recklessly put his cruiser right in front of the motorcycle and opened fe.
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the city, the department, and the officer accountable for big bucks. this is officer brian trainor, trying to save terrence sterling shot him, but this $50 million lawsuit filed by the family claims that the officer used excessive force and failed to record the deadly shooting on his body camera. the september shooting sparked protests and a mans to change the district's body camera policies. tonight we read through the 20-pageawsuit which alleges that mpd failed to properly train officers to use the body cameras. early on september 11, investigator say that sterling refused to pull over his motorcycle, then slammed into the cruiser. his friends and family say the 31-year-old could not stop because the officers pulled in front of him and then shot him while he was
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officials,out to mpd but they could not comment on the case because it is a pending matter. live in northwest washington, tim barber. meanwhile, washington, d.c., police department now has the most officers in the country wearing body cameras. the goal, to improve the relationship between communities and the police force. or than 2600 officers are assigned to where the cameras and will be required to turn them on when they are dispatched -- more than 2600 officers are assigned to wear the cameras. >> it is something the community has asked for. alison: body cameras are intended to increase transparency, especially in the case of officer-involved shootings and use of force. jonathan: domestic violence is the leading cause of murder and prince george's county. maryland is creating a task force to try to stop this. this
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murder of a woman and her baby, the police say at the hands of the baby's father. the task force is named for the victims, neshante davis and chlo e. >> i want awareness and education to come from it. i wanted to save someone. jonathan: the task force has the goal of making recommendations to the governor and legislature and they hope to stop the next killing tied with a domestic dispute. -- six big news on metro people have been fired after the derailment at east falls church station last summer. two inspectors and supervisors were terminated. an investigation found that workers were lying on their inspection report for the derailment for stop16 inspectors are facing disciplinary action. that is about half of metro's inspectors. it ready for earlier hours on metro. next july, metro will close at 1 a.m. fridays and saturdays, open until 11 p.m.
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monday through thursday. late-night hours have been an ongoing debate. metro wants more time for workers to make repairs, but customers and businesses want safe transportation options late at night. jonathan: a former police officer under indictment on charges of attempted to court -- to support isis. it was younger fairfax was indicted for stop federal agents arrested young in august following an investigation where undercover agents posed as isis sympathizers. nicholas young faces 60 years in prison if convicted. , desperates evacuations going on in aleppo, syria, tonight. a seat on a bus in some cases is a ticket to survival. posted af 47 orphans video, begging for help to get out. red cross is that evacuations could take several you days
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the city has been retaken by syria after being held by violent rebels. jonathan: new information and russian hacking that intelligence agency say was meant to influence the presidential elections. cnn said the hackers had sophisticated tools similar to what the nsa uses, indicating russian president vladimir putin was involved. president obama says the u.s. will take action against russia. however, president-elect trump questions whether russia was even involved. alison: it is open for eating and gambling, but not for music until tonight. ♪ alison: the kickoff to concerts at the mgm casino at national harbor coming up next.
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he wears his army hat, he gets awalks aroundliments. 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. male vo: comcast. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] jonathan: happening now, a search for thieves who targeted a school. this was last month in northwest ec the police do not know how they got into the school, but they got away with money and a cell phone.
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interest to the police want to find. if you have information and they look familiar, call the police. alison: it's the first big concert at the new mgm casino out of national harbor. crowds watched r&b sensation boys to men tonight. mgm casino has been billing this as a new generation for live entertainment. anna-lysa gayle was therefore the show. how was it, anna-lysa? anna-lysa: it was a great show, alison. for some people, tonight was another test of how well the casino could handle thousands of visitors. aboutncert wrapped up at 10 p.m., and prince george's county police say they have no issues reported in terms of traffic. it was smooth sailing and some smooth r&b. >> we love boyz ii men. anna-lysa: what is your favorite
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road." anna-lysa: excited fans filing to the new theater at the mgm national harbor for the first time. that allout show meant 3000 seats were filled. >> we figured this would be the perfect time to come, and it's a thursday night. and it probably will not be crowded. r&b group the popular is the first to perform in the new theater since mgm opened its doors last thursday. fans say they had no problem getting to the venue. how was it as far as traffic? >> it was a breeze. >> traffic was really great. >> no more than what you would normally expect. are alreadyany
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melodies. >> coming back for lionel richie. and we are coming back to see bruno mars. ♪ [cheers and applause] anna-lysa: fun fact, bruno mar'' show later this month and kings of leon show next month already sold-out. anna-lysa gayle, abc 7 news. jonathan: fighting back against fake news, facebook will start flagging false articles. the company will apply warning labels to some news on the social network. a red label will say disputed by third-party fact checkers. you can click on "learn why" to get more information. it is believed that fake news triggered gunfire at a d.c. pizza place. a man both restaurant was a front for child sex trafficking. apple is paying ove
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rights. they had been ordered to pay $2 million for denying meal breaks to workers. this started at a small store in san diego in 2011 and grew to include 21,000 employees in california. apple has changed its scheduling policy in 2012. they did not immediately reply to a request for comment. alison: happy news tonight, hundreds of toys are on their way to children in need. this evening, the marine corps came by to abc 7 to pick up hundreds of toys donated by you for the toys for tots campaign. those toys will be distributed to children across the area this weekend. a big thank you to everyone for helping make the toy drive a huge success. steve: we all know that it is cold right now. the windchill factors are the single digits and lower teens. overnight lows will eventually fall from 8 to
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it will be breezy, but not as windy as earlier today. you will need sunglasses, along with the hat, gloves, scarf, a thick coat. we start in the middle teens. the windchill factor a little colder than that. through the late afternoon, clouds increase a bit. highs into the upper 20's. at least for now, not dealing with gusty wind, so no wind-chill advisory's for the day tomorrow. we could have went to re-weather late tomorrow night. -- we could have wintry weather late tomorrow night. 25 degrees the feels-like temperature as cold tomorrow, but compared with earlier today, it is about 20 degrees warmer in terms of how it will feel. a bigger difference on the way for the weekend. futurecast, from stormwatch 7,
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with increasing clouds, a better chance of a wintry mix, freezing rain late tomorrow night into early saturday morning. as this arrives, it quickly moves out. rainen changes over to all as the temperatures begin to increase above freezing. winter storm watch north and west of d.c., frederick county, maryland, washington, allegheny county, the panhandle of west virginia, garrett county. midnight until 3 a.m. north and west. over the media metro, 2:00 a.m. until 6 a.m. saturday morning. the further north, things change over to all rain at about 6:00. hardly anything around the immediate metro. the sidewalks and side roads may become slick. across northern parts of maryland.
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outlook, highs tomorrow near 30. middle 50's by the afternoon saturday, near 60 degrees sunday. a cold front moves through, taking the rain with it. colder air monday, tuesday, wednesday. christmas eve and christmas day, highs in the upper 40's, nighttime lows near 40. i can pretty much guarantee it will be a green christmas around the dmv. alison: maybe you can imagine spending 60 days at disneyland. how about 60 years? a guy has worked at disneyland café for decades.
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alison: everyone loves disneyland, even many of the workers, but this one has a special story. oscar
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he has been working on disneyland's main street for 60 years. even though guests are surrounded by attractions, some come just to see oscar. >> he is just a beautiful person, beautiful soul. you can see it in his eyes. oscar came to work as a bus boy just one year after the park opened. his recipe for breakfast potatoes is what got him noticed. thepends less time in kitchen now and more time greeting fans. he says he is not ready to retire. checks into fantasyland every day he works. the redskins just need to win the rest of the season? scott: just when, baby. -- just win, baby. the redskins prepare for their
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monday with the panthers.
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especially the nba is hurting tonight. longtime sports broadcaster and nba sideline reporter craig sager lost his long, hard fought atul to leukemia -- hard-fought atul to leukemia for stop he was first diagnosed in 2014. tonight in milwaukee, players pay tribute to his colorful attire of the sidelines. sager was a sports broadcaster for more than 30 years. craig sager was 65 years old. josh norman and the redskins back to work on the practice field today, getting ready for the showdown with carolina monday night. a huge game with huge playoff implications. the burgundy and gold cannot afford another loss in the final stretch of the regular season. one-on-oneorth went with the man in charge of the redskins. erin: we saw last week they were not really throwing josh's way,
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newton to throw his way. coach gruden: they will throw to benjamin. and will get some play, hopefully he will make the place. it will be a great matchup. he will be excited, but hopefully he reigns it in and plays good. watch the redskins-panthers right here on abc seven. men's college basketball, george washington got the win over central florida, 74-59. the co
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alison: you just want to stay inside if you can. steve: but we survived the one day super cold snap. tomorrow be better, near 30 the high, not as windy. middle 50's and rain saturday afternoon. jonathan: jimmy kimmel is next. alison: have a good night.
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he wears his army hat, he gets awalks aroundliments. 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. male vo: comcast.
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♪ ♪ >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- blake shelton. from "nocturnal animals," andrea riseborough. and this year in unnecessary censorship. and now, here's jimmy kimmel! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> hi, everyone. welcome to the show, i'm jimmy, i'm the host. thank you for coming. [ crowd noise/inaudi

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