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>> from abc 7 news, this is a breaking news alert. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> a pedestrian hit and killed about an hour ago before 11:00 this morning at the intersection of great seneca highway and middleburg road in germantown. the victim is a man and the car involved did stay at the scene. we will update you on the story as we get more information. storm cleanup underway in montgomery county. yesterday's powerful storms cause damage across the area and the national weather service has confirmed a tornado touched down
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sam sweeney has more from a neighborhood where homes have been condemned. >> looking down at northwood avenue in the four corners neighborhood at silver spring, it looks like nothing happened but if you go a few feet, you can see one of the homes is destroyed in the cap of the tornado. >> just boom and over here thee storm moved -- >> storm moved through just fast with 70 mile-per-hour winds and the path of destruction was devastating. no matter where you look around the neighborhood off of university and colesville road, branches litter the ground and cars smashed, homes destroyed. >> i was walking around and it was scary how close it came to killing someone. ,> a tree fell on this house the force so strong it put that the front wall and now the home is condemned. a block away, another
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will likely need to come down. , the00 this morning cleanup again, for some, their yards will be back to normal by the end of the day but for the family with all children in this house, the road to recovery will be much longer. fine, they areng up the street, the neighbors took care of them, got them said last night. night.last >> while there is a lot to cleanup, the best news is, nobody was seriously injured. in silver spring, sam sweeney. >> the much different look today with plenty of sunshine and no rain insight. it will stay this way for a while. doug hill is here to look at the forecast. gorgeousis looking with humidity levels noticeably lower and sunshine, a breeze, comfortable across the area.
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yesterday, dozens of reports related to the storm with when damage and flash flooding. .e will look into all of them there was the tornado and the four corners area, 3:48, embedded in a large area of rain . we saw no indications on radar, and ef zero, we saw the gimmick and the trees snap. had.staking the effect it things are quieting down as yesterday's front has push off the outer banks and plenty of showers there. if you have family in the outer banks, to date not the best day. tomorrow will be better and we are in fine shape in our area with low humidity and plenty of sunshine, 85 in warrington midday and 83 at quantico. .4 at reagan national airport combine that with humidity levels and it feels more comfortable. through the day, climbing
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plenty of sunshine, mostly sunny throughout the entire region. wednesday morning, summer officially arrives at 12:24 summerw morning, the solstice and we will have temperatures in the mid-to-upper-60's around the region with plenty of sunshine. the 10 day forecast in about 12 minutes. , memorialsg today across the country for 17-year-old nabra hassanen who was murdered in what police are calling a road race accident in reston. -- road rage accident in reston. >> plans made to remember nabra 17-year-old girl from northern virginia murdered very early sunday morning and her family and members of the greater muslim community planning events to honor her life. she was killed as she walked back to her mosque after getting food with teenagers. fairfax county police say 22-year-old man beat her to death and dumped her body in a nearby pond
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he is being held without bond. police say this was a cage of road rage and not a hate crime but the victim's father is skeptical his daughter was not targeted because of her religion. moslem the all dulles society, morning prayer took place before sunrise, many trying to the reconcile what the police are saying what happened and what they believe. >> we have to do with feelings and emotions, that is what some people feel. that feelity members like that, we have to help them through that. >> in addition to the funeral tomorrow, a vigil will be held on wednesday night. in sterling, suzanne kennedy. >> police and prince george's county are announcing arrests in a rash of robberies over the last few months. police believe for men targeted 10 separate 7-eleven's in three different counties. the suspects were all arrested last
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one posted bond and no longer in custody. developing right now, 22-year-old otto warmbier, the virginia student release from north korea has died and the tour group is no longer taking students to north korea, saying the risk is too high. north korea says otto warmbier contracted botulism and fell into a coma and was given a sleeping pill. speak,ily said he cannot c, reacted verbal command and the president reacted. president trump: that is a brutal regime. we will handle it. >> his family believes that despite his condition, he could sense he was back home in the united states and said his facial expressions changed within a day and he looked like he was finally at these. -- peace.
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worker seth rich, this killer is on the loose and four months, a group of george washington university graduate students have been digging into the case and released their initial report. scott taylor has been covering the murder from day one and joins us now live. are they naming anyone in this report? >> no names. here is the 45 page report that goes into several different theories and sums it up by saying it is more than likely he was murdered by a hired killer. george washington university students volunteered their own time during the investigation and are funded by former republican lobbyist, jack bergman, who has filed a lawsuit against the d.c. police to release records in the case. they believe the death does not appear to be random homicide or a robbery gone bad. they found a surve
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have missed near the intersection where police found the body. i asked what proof they had to show that he was killed by a hired gunmen? >> a proficient killer is what we think -- the fact that the killer has gotten away with it for this time and that it appears it was a sanitized crime scene. it shows a level of proficiency in killing. it is the lack of clues that come to this conclusion. the crime scene was sanitized and no direct linking to anything. the police have no suspects. the individual has gotten away with it. there were no behavioral indications at the crime scene. it did not look like raid or revenge or hate were the motivation. >> we have posted the entire report on our website at wjla.com. we have reached out to the d.c. police for comment and set
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at 5:00. his family got a advance copy of the report before the press conference we saw earlier today. >> thank you for the update. ,oming up, terror crackdown more on the arrest made in europe after two attacks within one hour of each other in paris and london. and find out what had this woman running for her life, you do not want to miss this. this is not a scene out of ratatouille but this rodent going places, the viral video coming up. now let's get a check on the roads. , a mostlyternoon quiet ride around the area so far with a few trouble spots. of an issue above 395 on duke street, route 236, the right side completely blocked off. the exit ramp off south 395
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395 if is looking slow down this way with work in the left lane. a lot of trouble spots in the same area off of 395. more of that nearby at at the road where things clear. where things clear. we will be b
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>> you are watching abc 7 news at noon. on your side. adrianna: they crackdown on terror, poison appears arresting for people related to the man who died after crashing his car loaded with explosives into a police car. we are learning more about the man who carried out an attack on lo
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>> to terror attacks in two cities with two different motives, fueled by hate. in paris, a man said like to his explosive car and slammed it into a police van with guns, gas canisters, and rifles. his attempt fails and only his vehicle is an golden flames and he dies in the middle of one of the world's most famous street. family members with links to radical islam detained overnight and more ammunition and guns found at his home. in london, another vehicle used as a weapon, we are learning more about a man who drove the van into worshipers outside of a mosque. a 47-year-old mother of four, he is unemployed and living in a tent. he had broken up with his partner and his family insisting he is no racist, just a troubled man. we are massively shocked, unbelievable, has not sunk in his family said
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islamic state tactic for which he seemingly blames all muslims. the community is out in force to is -- to support his victims him. tourists can expect to see a big increase in security. adrianna: an update to the devastating ship accident that killed seven sailors, the captain of the uss fitzgerald was asleep in his cabin when the 30,000 ton cargo ship slammed into the navy destroyer. the investigation is underway to determine whether the seven men found dead in the flooded compartment were alive when the hatch was sealed in an effort to keep the ship from sinking. >> is their protocol for when to close the hatch? >> they will fight any catastrophe and casualties where they occur. everybody would do everything they could. adrianna: the container that
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minutes before turning back for help. the people on the -- to help the people on the ship. a group of men breaking into a texas home and robbing the man at gunpoint. five men smashed a door with a battering ram and once inside, the victim says they beat him, threatened him and demanded money. targetedeve the group that home specifically and is tied to a gain. one rat in new york city may give mighty mouse a run for his money as the strongest rodent. this massive rat driving a garbage bag more than double its size across the sidewalk in brooklyn. it took off with a small pizza. this video has gone viral. that is disgusting. if you thought that was frightening, a woman in california goes to grab what she thought was a dog toy and seconds later god -- she
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off. the dog looks like he is warning her, like no, and there you go. it was a baby rattlesnake which is more dangerous than adults because they cannot control their venom but she is not been. -- bitten. this is when you listen to the german shepherd. doug: copperheads around this area, the babies have much more -- the same way. let's not worry about that. adrianna: please. a hugehe story today is improvement over yesterday, humidity lower and lower temperatures and the comfort factor is up with a beautiful sky in rockville over montgomery college where it is 81 degrees. through the afternoon, temperatures climb but you will not notice it as much because of the breeze and the air is much drier. 83 in
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82 in fredericksburg and 84 at reagan national airport. the keyword today as dew points are running in the 50's and 60's which combined with temperatures in the 80's, as good as it gets, nationwide in summer in the washington area. a couple more comfortably warm days and the humidity returns with the heat later in the week. teacher test shows mostly clear for us and the rain continuing, even through tomorrow morning around the outer banks as they get soaked in that area. that is moisture and energy along the cold front that came through yesterday, the same system that caused the severe thunderstorm, the tornado in the four corners neighborhood of montgomery county. through tomorrow, disturbed in the mid levels of the atmosphere, low pressure will come into westerly winds and a chance we could see a passing shower in the afternoon. then back to sunshine with a warm-up beginning thursday around the area. towards tomorrow, 89 is the height with partly
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question. partly to mostly sunny and 91 on thursday with humidity going up. partly cloudy, hot, humid, highs 92 degrees with a chance of showers and thunderstorms through the afternoon and evening. the weekend, chances as well. update, tropical storm bret over the caribbean, a small storm not doing damage with a lot of wind and rain that will dissipate surely over the next couple of days as a moves west. -- cindy, wille make landfall thursday morning over southwest louisiana and top winds of 40. it will cause some rain to spread north and eventually the northeast. we will see how close it gets or if it gets it all into the mid-atlantic. tomorrow,0 days, 87 wednesday, tomorrow night,
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on news channel 8, d.c. united posts --hots -- hosts. could be an isolated shower or storm on saturday and better chances sunday with a cold front. the cold front on monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, brings in cooler and drier air, beautiful next week. days.na: good hair could the jews be set loose? how close --
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with surprises hiding around each corner, and good times guaranteed. busch gardens and water country usa. a whole other world awaits. plan your two park getaway now, and eat free with select packages. adrianna: it is a big day for oj simpson, he is holding out hope as he prepares today's of parole board in nevada that could set him free. we have the latest on
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set to learn exactly when he will face a nevada parole board to ask for his freedom. >> he is hopeful he will not retry the case. he has done positive things in prison. says helose friend talks over the phone to the former nfl star on a weekly basis. >> he wants to keep a low profile, him and his kids, the with his family, play golf. commit a crime, guilty, count to come in guilty, count three, guilty. >> he is serving 33 years on armed robbery and kidnapping charges after a botched attempt to recover sports memorabilia he says along to him. the next hearing could set him free. >> i have had no incidences, despite stories in the tabloids, not one incident. >> any kind of positive engagement he has with other inmates, whether
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teaching, or coaching, staying out of trouble. the parole board wants to see that you have been rehabilitated. >> not guilty of the crime of murder. >> more than 20 years ago a jury acquitted him in the killing of his ex-wife and her friend. a civil trial later finding him liable for wrongful death in the double murder. the so-called trial of the century still fascinates. >> i did not commit this crime. >> many turning into the crook miniseries starring cuba to the junior. documentary made in america winning an oscar. >> could you get someone over here? >> among those watching was ron goldman's families. they cannotc that bear the idea of simpson as a free man. >> a chance he could get paroled
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like? >> discussed. >> he did a horrible crime and i have no feel but not in hell. skiesna: coming up, clear , a final check of the forecast coming . at ikea, we believe that everything you need should be within reach. in an affordable dream kitchen that works as hard as you do. save up to 15% at the ikea kitchen event.
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up close and personal, not sure if this is something to wear at the beach, they are offering one piece swimsuits with the base of the president on them. the swimwear features an extreme close-up of donald trump with a shocked look. and a quadruple chin. they will cost $50. doug: it is america we live in. adrianna: wear what you want. doug: we have sunshine and warm temperatures, low humidity, 87 degrees. the next couple of days, heat and humility goes up and there could be a passing shower tomorrow with a better chance of afternoon start on friday, the weekend hot with afternoon storms and summerlike. adrianna: guess that is appropriate. thank you and thank you for watching. i'm back at 4:00 o
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>> our contestants today are about to experience the most critical 30 minutes of their lives, and if they can handle the pressure, they'll leave here $1 million richer. let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic music] ♪ hey, everybody. welcome to "who wants to be a millionaire." you guys ready to go today? [cheers and applause] well, in order to prepare for this show, our returning contestant has been studying at work, but it's who helps her study that's the best part of the story. from arcadia, california, please welcome back jenn salas. [cheers and applause] jenn, welcome back. >> thanks again. >> welcome back. so who helped you? >> well, i work at a retirement community. >> okay.

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