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farewell to a beloved yoga ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ michelle: right now, three big stories. a family questioning why a d.c. police officer shot and killed a man this weekend. yoga instructor killed christmas day. what we learned about the background of the man accused in the case. michelle: and as we remember carrie
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a tough year for celebrities. jonathan: we start with the deadly shooting christmas day involving a d.c. police officer. d.c. police are adamant that the man threatened officers with a knife. his family is telling reporters a different story. tom roussey is covering the angles. caseplicated because the police are adamant about what they saw in the video, but the family sold the tape as well. tom: we are hearing two very different stories about what happened on walnut street and northeast christmas morning. look atly was able to the police body camera video tonight, and what they saw contradicts with the police have been saying to date. us, and he was the oldest. tom: she said that her brother gerald hall stepped
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when their father died. and he was a single father who had custody of his four kids. >> i have no idea why that man shot my brother. tom: christmas day he was shot and killed by the police after a domestic disturbance call. knife,hat hall had a refused to drop it, and that he was shot and killed. body cameraave two videos of the incident. >> the officer says put the knife down, put the knife down, put the knife down, but you also do not see a knife in his hand. reportersamily tell he does not have a knife. >> he is closing the door and you hear a person say, move! within three shots, right there in the door. he turns and falls to his stomach. and she
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shoot him!" way that you can defend it and say he had a knife, because he did not. we saw it with our own eyes. the police say while this is still under investigation, they cannot make the body camera video public. they would need the mayor's approval to do so. we spoke with a spokesperson who said he has personally seen the body camera video and that police spokesperson said it did in facts hall have a knife. live in northeast, tom roussey, abc 7 news. jonathan: abc 7 will continue to ask the police for their side of the story. we will ask this story tomorrow at 11:00 as interim police chief newsham sits down with us on news channel 8. michelle? ♪
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vigil honoring the life of a beloved d.c. yoga instructor killed on her way to a christmas party christmas day. the police found the body of hours after she was reported missing. they have arrested the man they say was driving mccauley's car. the crowd gathered in her memory. with how she live is being remembered tonight. : so many people showed up to the yoga studio where she used to teach they had to leave the door open so people outside could listen. everyone lit candles and walked to a nearby park, where they remembered their dynamic friend. ♪ tim: a spiritual memorial filled with love for a spiritual
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parson who loved so deeply. >> so privileged we got to experience her love and caring. ♪ friendscia mccauley's call that tricia's light, that illuminated every part of her life, from the yoga studio where she talked to the washington stage. >> she had a lot of talent. norton said that her imagination ran wild when she disappeared on christmas. she failed to show up to a dinner, then missed a flight to visit her family. tuesday, her body was discovered in the trunk of her car, which was discovered stolen, who the police have charged a man with murder for. >> to have everything in your imagination come true is a nightmare. tim:
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friends channeling their grief into love. >> the world is a darker place without her. tim: we still don't know the motive of the murder. your arraignment is tomorrow at 1:00. -- the arraignment is tomorrow at 1:00. tim barber, abc 7 news. michelle: the man accused in mccauley's murder, johnson, will be arraigned tomorrow in d.c. superior court, as tim mentioned. the 7 on your side reviewed his criminal history and found he was supposed to have an ankle monitor after being arrested less than two weeks ago on theft charges. johnson was also awaiting a mental evaluation in that case. he was also on probation for theft from a cvs pharmacy in southeast in 2015. jonathan: a mother and
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by a car that was driving after 3 p.m. on aspen hill. the woman was airlifted to shock trauma in baltimore with critical leg injuries. the child is at children's national medical center with serious but not life-threatening injuries. parkland live along drive are horrified about with a solid today but say they are not surprised. >> people speeding is an issue. it is such a straight road. .here are not many stop signs there's a pretty good amount of distance. jonathan: the woman who was injured was not even driving her car for stopped she was standing at the backseat of her car, getting her child out of the car seat when she was hit either vehicle. the driver is cooperating with investigators. d.c. police are looking for a dark-colored suv involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a deaf woman. it happenein
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neighborhood. jacqueline cole was struck while crossing 14th street near parkwood place. she was in the crosswalk at the time it happened. investigators say the vehicle that hit her probably has significant front end damage. icon,le: cultural best-selling actor, mental health advocate, she wore so many hats, actress carrie fisher died this morning at the age of 60. of her death spread, tributes poured in from fr iends and longtime fans. tweeted "no words" and a photo. harrison ford remembered her as funny. if she everear recovered from going into cardiac arrest on her flight friday. >> we have seen her pull out
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many times in survive. there is no way to talk. i hope that people are praying for the best. survived bysher is her brother, daughter, and mother, actress debbie reynolds. all she completed her role in the next "star wars" film, it is not clear what impact her death will have on that fillmore the one to follow. jonathan: many reacting to the death of carrie fisher. what is with 2016? this has been a rough year, from prince to david bowie and muhammad ali, and that is just to name a few. tom roussey looks at what may be behind the sudden surge in celebrity deaths. generations of "star wars" fans are sad about carrie fisher's death at 60, and many people feel it has been a sad year in popular news. fisher is not even the first major celebrity death this
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george michael died christmas day, joining a growing list of famous singers who died this year. ♪ >> when prince died, that blind-sided a lot of people. tom: we talked with a pop-culture writer about this year's celebrity deaths. it seems like more than normal they share for stop you agree with that? >> i'm not sure if it is more than normal, but you have a number of pop-culture icons who died in their 50's and 60's, a number of whom well before anyone expected they would. >> ♪ ground control to major tom ♪ celebrities like david bowie and others passed away. unfortunately, this may be something we have to get used to. >> people who were really prominent in the 1980's and 1990's are getting older and will inevitably pass away. tom: tom roussey, abc 7 news. michelle:
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inside of a convenience store. through: we walk you crystal clear surveillance video the police say that you need to see to help them solve. first, how child's play brought chaos at trump tower in new york city. and a little bit of a rude awakening tomorrow morning, most of us starting in the mid-30's.
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[yelling] jonathan: moments of chaos at trump tower, people running for the exits after being ordered to evacuate. a bank all the attention of the police that had to be inspected by the bomb squad and secret service. it turned out to be a bag of children's toys. president-elect donald trump was not in the building at the time. he was spending the holidays in florida with his family. michelle: signs of security moving into
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celebration in times square. they are increasing security from the years passed for the estimated one million people who will pack into see the ball drop. yard no specific threats, just concern about the potential for trouble. >> with the attacks we have witnessed overseas, law enforcement has to take every situation seriously. michelle: the other attacks so-called lone wolf attackers using cars as weapons. expect to see dump trucks used as barricades in addition to armed police officers. jonathan: tonight, crystal-clear video oftwo men involved in what the police are calling a murder. the police hope the video will lead to one arrest. we have this crime alert and the video that you need to see. lindsey: it is an altercation that turned
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police believe portions of the surveillance video will give you a better view of the men they are looking for. here is the first man, wearing a green shirt inside of the 7-eleven. he is laughing. it's a different story when he goes outside. he has his coat on and joins another man. he is wearing a blue jacket. victim, james dorsey junior, is wearing black. it appears the guy and blue may have thrown a drink in his face. backs away, but then it becomes a fight. the police have released several angles. one of the men pulls out a handgun and walks towards the victim. the man appears to be kicking the victim while he is down and even goes back for something, perhaps his hat. the police are looking for the man in green. look at his shirt. from this angle, you can see him. and the guy in blue has a checkered scarf and is wearing
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if you have seen these men or think you know who they are, contact d.c. police.
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1942. >> i offer my sincere and everlasting condolences to the who lostthose their lives here as well as the spirit of all the brave men and women taken by this war. jonathan: in may, president obama became the first sitting president to visit the site of hiroshima. neither leader apologized during their visits. josh: switching gears to the beautiful tuesday weather, i just have to show the highs one more time. luray.ees d.c., 70 i don't see numbers in our forecast like this at least for at least a few weeks. is the rangeo 38 we are expecting. most of us start off in the mid 30's. that is about 20 degrees colder than this morning.
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aee tomorrow much more look went to restart. the high tomorrow only 46. we have clear skies the majority of the day. the next chance of rain will be late wednesday night into early thursday morning. stormwatch 7 futurecast, 3:30 thursday morning, you will notice the rain starts to move in. further north west of town, hagerstown, winchester, a bit of a winter mix. as the rain moves in brings more warm air with it, so i don't see ice becoming a problem. showers at 6 a.m., but by about 8 a.m. most of it is gone. the next chance of showers will be about noon. waves, but of two t these are light showers. then we have snow showers that stay to the west. that is good news for the resorts in western maryland. friday, 3:30
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we only warm up to about 29 degrees. get into new year's eve, 43 degrees at 8:00, right around midnight a chance of stray showers. hoping that the models indicate they will hold off for us, so that is what we are hoping for. the game sunday, 42 to 47, showers move in late sunday night, but the game is looking drive. 46 tomorrow, 50 degrees thursday. the coldest day will be friday, bringing showers saturday night into next monday. it is still not too bad. michelle: looks good, thank you. still ahead, a special concert for a special fan. michelle: taylor swift performed in a fans living room.
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michelle: the police are investigating a break-in at a catholic school in gainesville that included beer. burglars got into holy family through a back window. there was some minor damage and school safed reported several bottles of beer were missing. jonathan: they had beer at a catholic school. ofideo tonight from missouri a world war ii veteran. michelle: he earned a special concert. >> ♪ the players are going to play play, play, play ♪ michelle: yes, that is taylor swift giving a private concert for the 96-year-old in the
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, dancing with the hat on. jonathan: he is rocking it. swift showed up at his house after hearing he is a huge fan. he has actually been to several concerts, even driving to memphis and st. louis to catch her shows. he wants to see her on her next tour. she decided she would stop by this time. how cool is that? michelle: that's awesome. isust wonder what ielse on his playlist? can youhey, beyoncé, come to my living room? michelle: exactly. robert: good for him. let's talk sports. coming up, maryland starts big ten play.
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>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. sixrt: after winning straight, the caps have hit a skid. thehe road turned against islanders come in the third, the caps down 2-1. the great
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it up. but then the caps give up two goals in 40 seconds. 4-3 was the final. that is their third loss in the last four games. no problems for maryland against the illini, opening up 10 play tonight. had 12 points, melo trimble led the terps with 20. -59.s win big, 84 the bison of howard in richmond, lewis had 17 points, six steals. rough night for the coach and the bison, losing this one. ouch. military bowl in annapolis. john wall
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, the 20 yard score. temple gets within five. 35-36, wake forest wins the military bowl. and several reports coming out tonight saying desean jackson's former eagles team it says that jackson plans to return -- former eagles teammate says that he is returning to philly. jonathan: they have not even finished their season yet. how about we get through this one.
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