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announcer: now "abc7 news at 4:00". on your side. alison: right now at 4:00, police are looking for a man they believe took pictures up women's skirts. nancy: they say it happened at the columbia heights metro station. jonathan: kevin lewis has the developing story. riders need to be on the lookout for this guy. kevin: they certainly do. metro transit police say the woman was riding up one of the escalators wednesday evening around 7:30 p.m. when she felt a hand up her skirt. later that evening she went online and filed a report through wmata's website. then today metro trance it police released a wanted flyer of the man they say is responsible. he is wearing camouflage pants and a necklace. he is milling about the base of the escalators that takes riders from the columbia heights station up to georgia avenue. after reviewing the surveillance footage, police believe this
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other women, too. but the women didn't realize it. as you might imagine female metro riders are not pleased about this. what would you have done if you caught him in the act? >> screamed. i probably would have just got away from him. my first impulse wouldn't be to confront him. as a girl you are not going to confront a strange man who has already violated you. >> i would have been shocked but it would be a reflex to hit him. >> he would get pushed down the escalators. kevin: plained -- plain and simple. >> yes. kevin: they say the man used a cell phone to collect photos and videos. undercover officers are now being used to catch him. live in northwest, i'm kevin lewis, abc7 news. alison: thank you. president trump getting out of town today. this is his first extended vacation since taking office. he will spend the next 17 days at his private golf club
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these are live pictures here. air force one about to take off as he begins that vacation. jonathan: also developing this afternoon the chance yet again for storms. alison: 24 hours ago that the storms that bubbled up became severe. nancy: we have been in the pattern all week but hopefully it will come to an end tonight. chief meteorologist doug hill has the forecast. doug: we are waiting for the cold front but there is nothing happening storm wise. this is beautiful. you have to travel to western maryland to find storms. right now at national harbor, fair weather clouds. warm and breezy. it feels like summer. it's nice out there. 89 at reagan national airport at this hour. with the strong southerly winds to push it to 92 in warrenton, 91 in leesburg. 26 in baltimore. 89 in washington. some -- the doppler is clear. this area is under severe thunderstorm watch. i really think that is where most of the action will stay tonight ahea
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but as the front gets closer. 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, the future modeling suggests showers and thunderstorms that could be present in the area. stay weather alert if you are headed out tonight. overnight hours any showers will end and we'll see clearing skies. we will be in good shape heading to the weekend. look for storms to end. we will turn clearer by sunrise. the winds will turn direction. cooler. less humid. sunshine. breezy. a few of the adjectives that are describing the weekend forecast. i'll present in full in 13 minutes. back to you. nancy: we will see you then. the storms yesterday proved deadly in baltimore county. a tree fell on a car killing 14-year-old girl. her mother and two other teens were also inside the car. they dilled survive. they had pulled over when the storm was too dangerous to drive in. make sure you stay ahead of any storms downloading the stormwatch7 weather app. you can get instant weather updates based on your location. available on google play as well as the ap
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4:00, a former elementary school teacher in montgomery county just sentenced to 48 years after being convicted of child sexual abuse. he was convicted in june and he testified he never intentionally inappropriately touched the student accusers at cloverly elementary school in silver spring. jonathan: the opioid epidemic in maryland now has the schools taking extreme measures. they will be stocking one a fast-acting anti-overdose medication. richard reeve explains. riches we are in the health room of the julius west middle school, one of to 205 schools storing naloxone. it will be scored in a secure location. training on how to administer the drug begins at the end of august. this is after the projections by the montgomery county police there will be 244 opioid overdoses this year. up from 107 in
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naloxone is a drug inhibiter and designed to counter effects of a heroin over an opioid overdose. >> it's always important to be preventative and fro active when we can to think ahead in case there is one of the instance. richard: it will be kept in a secure location. it's supposed to be quick and effective. coming up at 6:00, what do parents think about having this in the schools? in rockville, richard reeve, abc7 news. nancy: update you will only see on abc7. we hear from a man whose car was hit in a carjacking getaway. two men stole a car and when the officers tried to pull the car over in d.c., the two men floored. it the driver cashed to two more cars that were parked near the safeway on 14th and kentucky avenue. >> the mannite section, the folks are crossing the street
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safeway on 14th and kentucky avenue. this is a dangerous intersection. >> the two people were arrested. the two people they hurt are expected to be okay. jonathan: update on the condition of a ferret hit by a ladder truck. the family of 28-year-old dane smothers says he is still in intensive care unit. he had been getting the hose ready to battle a home on f street northeast and another came around the corder and hit him alison: a hail of bullets fired fired in a gas station last night. four people were hit. one was killed. the shooter got away. sam ford has an update on the manhunt continuing now. >> we are outside the gas station where the shooting occurred last night. dead is 29-year-old jarvis bell who
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business. the police towed several cars away. there were several people huddled in the awning in the downpour when a man came out of the alley opened fire, killing bell and wounding others. and the manager of gas station was about to walk to therca. he lived a block from the gas station. >> i heard the shooting. the gun. a lot of them. >> we are still investigating. and reviewing the video footage. >> there are three
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case. they are preparing to release the video to seek help to identify the people. the detectives told us all involve non-life threatening injuries and two have been released. a third is still hospitalized. reporting live from northeast washington, i'm sam ford. abc7 news. nancy: thank you. martin shkreli has been convicted on federal fraud charges. prosecutors said the 34-year-old ran two hedge funds and a drug company like a ponzi scheme. in a separate case he is notorious for price gouging scand where will he raised the cost of a hiv and cancer drug by 5,000%. jonathan: attorney general jeff sessions today speaking out about the leaks from the white house and other departments that has been plaguing the government ever since president trump took office. penalling the department of justice is ramping up the efforts to find leakers and not afraid to send
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jail. >> the department tripled the active leak investigation compared to the number pending at the end of the last administration. >> this has been on an ongoing investigation so far. four people have been criminally charged. >> changes coming to d.c.a. the national airport in the middle of a massive renovation right now. the old airport authority headquarters are coming down and in the place is a new terminal for the computer jets. wi are at the airport to show the demolition underway. >> you can add the roar of the heavy machinery to the noise at ronald reagan national airport. the demolition is going on yards away from planes and the travelers. >> we will transform the site to a 14-gate commuter concourse to vastly improve the experience in the area. >> right now american eagle passengers have to take a shuttle bus to get to the flight. and wait outside in the elements
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experience kate knows too well. >> getting on and off the plane in the snow is the worst. but it might be worse in the summer. >> in new project will have an indoor walkway and gate to accommodate smaller planes. no more waiting in the rain, snow or sun. >> that will be fantastic. >> the demolition will take five weeks and the whole concourse will be done by 2021. it's not supposed to have any effect on the travelers here in the main concourse. but the future construction work will. >> this is one phase of the journey project to make the traveling more efficient. >> we will make the existing more enjoyable. >> at the reagan national airport, q mccray, abc7 news. jonathan: breaking news now from the fairfax area from a swimming pool. six kids taken to the hospital after complaining abo
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there was a strong smell of chlorine at the time. this pool is robert road in fairfax. the children taken to the hospital as a precaution. they are expected to be okay. coming up for here at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- another police department sees officers getting sick behind the wheel of the s.u.v.'s. alison: also a new disturbing twist in the heroin epidemic. the mother caught on camera. but it was two was by her side that highlights the grip of addiction. nancy: still ahead traffic on north carolina outer banks. the power coming on. which islands are back open? that's next. jonathan: still ahead at 4:30, a complete guide to virginia tax-free weekend. back-to-school and the big ticket items you can get without worrying a about the sales tax.
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jonathan: there is another police department in vermont adding carbon monoxide monitors in all the vehicles. this comes after the city police chief says three of the officers had to be rushed to the hospital after inhaling some sort of carbon monoxide. the department says ford is paying for all the department explorers to go through the inspections and whatever repairs are needed. alison: that follows maryland bureau chief brad bell's report that montgomery county po
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explorers and many of them are the infamous interceptors. they found that they were inspenting for cracks and many were found. jonathan: law enforcement agencies nationwide are seeing a spike in the heroin use. nancy: this is wildly reported. alison: but in ohio this week even police were shocked by answer incident caught on camera. nancy: mike carter-conneen has details on the disturbing video. mike: the cincinnati woman is facing charges after the vid joe shows her shooting up heroin while her young child looks on. it's not graphic but it is difficult to watch. cincinnati police say this surveillance video shows a mother preparing to shoot up heroin with a man she just met as her 3-year-old son watched. the man later overdosed but was revived. >> the parents were here. kids were
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the wall. >> they called the police to help the boy but by the time the group arrived the police were gone. they found the mother with her son near the courthouse the next morning. >> he was well behaviored. he is leaning against the wall. it really a bad sight. >> it's horrible. the kids down here. you know, the playground is there. not a good thing. mike: drug dealing and drug use have been a problem for years. some call it "crack alley" so they created a neighborhood watch and installed hidden cameras. >> the people, you know, appreciate the effort and are getting involved. it will take time but the message is getting out. mike: she had her first court appearance today and tonight she is in jail. her son was hungry and dirty but was in good help.
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>> horrifying crash caught on camera in michigan. surveillance rolling as the pickup truck plows in the bus stop. see the people sitting there. this happened wednesday. afternoon the crash the guy in the truck got out, went to the sand switch shop and used the bathroom. the police arrested him. nancy: birth control now available on your phone? alison: a new smartphone app. jonathan: there's an app for that? alison: can you believe it? this is used as an alternative to the pill. natural cycles. it tracks your daily temperature, your menstruation cycle to determine fertility.
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which days you should or should not use protection. >> there are only six days a month women can get pregnant. that is the window of fertility. the body temperature does have a significant change. alison: natural cycle says it studied 4,000 women using this app and found it to be 93% effective. according to the f.d.a., the oral contra accepttives are 99 -- contraceptives with 99% with perfect use. jonathan: 7% found out why "oops" was invented. in chicago, the severe weather forcing evacuation of lollapalooza. the music festival ended early. rain rolled through the area. over 170 acts were booked for the four-day event. it will run through sunday. nancy: imagine walking out of a wal-mart to see this. strong
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boat going for its own cruise. with the shopping carts slamming in to cars. this is the scene yesterday. turning it into a lake. but they kept shopping. jonathan: tough shoppers. alison: vacationers are happy to be in bad traffic because it means the power is backed on the outer bank. a line of cars waiting to drive on to hatteras and ocracoke islands this afternoon. construction crews working on a bridge accidentally cut the power lines and it is estimated 50,000 tourists were forced to leave. businesses say they lost millions. jonathan: you don't see a lot of people who say they are happy to be in traffic. doug: the only way to get to ocracoke from hatteras is a ferry. so the cars are ni
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i want the people that saved all year for the vacation. lost that because of that. jonathan: that was big. doug: here the weekend is terrific. we have to get through the coldplay front. but it could be rocking and rolling for a bit. this is a look at shan tillty. to the udvar-hazy center to look at the control center. no indication of the sert call development of the clouds. in the metro area it will be fine. after 9:00 is when the chances will move in the area. this feels like 97 in lease legals. 94 in fredericksburg and washington. feels like 92 in annapolis. we hit 90 degrees but we won't do that a lot after today.
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every now and then we have a trace of something trying to pop beyond dulles. but it's all in western maryland. that is in front of the cold front that is running from northeast ohio and southwest into western tennessee. when we have ahead of is it like a mid-level warm front. and the cold front. that is the shot spot. we are looking at areas that well south and west of washington to pop up the areas and the storms. in sunset there won't be the same way to tap out the energy in the atmosphere. we adjusted the grilling out forecast. i think you will be -- [loss of audio] through sunday and monday with a wind direction chae
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here is the heat and the humidity for several days. that is all going to change tonight when the front comes through. we will go from southerly winds to the north/northwesterly winds and that will usher in clearer air. there will be clouds in the morning but partly sunny, breezy and cooler and less humid. the high pressure will move east sunday. will warm up but the humidity won't be a worry. pool outlook, what a place to be. a lot of sunshine. not as muggy. comfortable in the 80's. leave it with the ten-day outlook here as we get through the weekend to next week. look at the temperatures. we should be in the upper 80's for this time of august. look, all next week the highs are only in the lower 80's. i'll be back. i'm going to take a victory lap. nancy: you deserve it. jonathan: thanks. ahead at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- avoiding the waiting rooms and the waiting list. the v.a. high-tech solution to connect veterans and doctors they want to see. scott: but first, i'm scott abraham. so far another successful citi open.
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this is monumental.
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jonathan: the pressure is on. the field is shrinking at the citi open tennis tournament and the best play is yet to come. alison: they are looking forward to the weekend and well into the future, too. nancy: scott abraham is at the rock creek course. there are really great athletes out there. scott: they really do care
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some good athleteses a well as you said. we are on to day five of the citi open. we are just plugging along. this has been a fascinating tournament to watch unfold. you have a the big name players doing well and you have players outside the top 200 that are turning heads. now the leadership here at the citi open top notch. this tournament in good hands for many years to come. history is all around at the citi open. >> i'm the youngest female tournament director on the tour. scott: at 34 years old keely o'brien is the one in charge. >> overseeing the day-to-day operations so making sure that the team has what they need to succeed. scott: a citi open success story. in 2004 she started as an intern at the tournament. 13 years later, keely o'brien is calling the shots. >> you know, as soon as i graduated college this was my first
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this is part of me. family to me. scott: she is bringing in big-name players for d.c. >> we knew we wanted a strong field going into the beginning of the year. it was important to get top names. we came out of the gate early. scott: competitive by nature keely is determined to make the tournament shine and stand out. >> i love it so much. i want everyone to love it as much as i do. no reason we can't be the best. >> what stood out to me is her passion. there is no question. she is on a mission to make the city open one of the best stops on tour. earlier she told me she is planning ahead to next year, the 50th year of the citi open. nancy: all right. scott. thank you very much. a "7 on your
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alert next at 4:00. it's virginia's tax-free weekend and the guide of which items come without a sales tax today. jonathan: plus, connecting veterans and the doctors. the v.a. leading a high-tech charge to improve the healthcare access. that is up next. alison: the motorcycles line up outside a middle school. why the bikers were there for the first day of class when la
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announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 4:00". on your side. jonathan: i hate to be the bearer of bad news. it means that summer break coming to an end. michelle: you can hear the groans from the kids. the parents are happy. for the parents it means you are poring over the long scholling lists. nancy: -- the shopping lists. nancy: but this kicks off virginia tax-free holiday weekend. and jeff goldberg shows us what you can get tax-free. >> the number two, three-ring binder. jeff: on the trip to target this morning in gainesville, they scored big. in a time of year filled with change -- >> new school
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new students and new teachers. jeff: the mother is happy to rely on virginia's annual tax-free weekend. she spent almost $100 on the school supplies and think she saved $20 by paying no taxes. >> this is great. jeff: today through sunday shoppers in virginia will pay no taxes on school supplies, clothing and footware. many emergency-related items like generators and in particular lights will also be -- generators and flash lights are also tax effort to help prepare for hurricane season and the other projects are exempt. >> to compare the prices from the stores. jeff: melanie adams is doing research before the shopping spree this weekend. the kids may not be excited for class -- >> ready for the start of school? >> no. >> adams is excited for tax-free weekend. >> it saves you money especially if you have multiple children. >> for a complete guide on tax-free shopping in virginia
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just go to the website wjla.com. we have all the information you need there. jeff goldberg, newsom. michigan thank you. maryland tax-free -- michelle: maryland tax free week is the following week. it's like virginia qualifying clothing is tax free up to $100. and the book bags the first $40. no sales tax. back in the weather sister with doug looking at the rain possibly tonight. it seems like the same pattern every day. doug: it's a possibility. i'm not sure we are saying it's a probability. right now it's beautiful. warm and 89 in arlington. there will be a chance later tonight with a cold front closer and the storms. looking at the capitol wheel. the flags have been flapping
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the gusty winds from the south is making it comfortable. there is no development of the rain. it's clear. all north and west. this is the cold front. it extends to the west. ahead of the front we are giving you showers and storms. most of the energy is concentrated over northwest pennsylvania and ontario. that will move north. later tonight there is a chance of a front developing. i don't think it's numerous but anything that pours could bring hev -- anything that forms could bring us heavy downpours. right now it's refreshing breeze out of the south. that will turn north and west tomorrow. instead of getting temperatures around 990 degrees. look at the highs. 82 tomorrow. 86 on sunday. low 80's on monday and tuesday. coming up in 15 minutes or so we'll take a fresh look at the weekend and the ten-day outlook coming up. jonathan: looking forward to it. thanks. for years there has been a pattern of
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paperwork or mismanagement and some patients waiting weeks or months to see a v.a. doctor. some of them don't have that much time. troubling problem for the veterans to be sure. that could be changing. national correspondent kristine frazao shows us the v.a.'s high-tech solution. kristine: it's an agency plagued by scandal. history of long wait times and the patients left behind. they are working to change that. >> i want to say hello to the veterans today. >> along president trump, he is unveiling thev. video connect so the veterans can get medical help without the long drive an issue for so many veterans living in rural areas. about 5 million according to the census bureau. >> they can go to the local healthcare facility and use v.a. computer system with the v.a. nurse and technician helping them or roll it out and access it from their home.
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chatting with your doctor. doctors can listen to a patient's heart. conduct medical examinations. and diagnose everything from issues from dentistry to dermatology. >> i understand there might be an area of concern on his skin. kristine: this veteran now connected with a specialist a couple of hours away. >> dr. watts is a specialist, interim medicine specialist in cleveland, oregon, she is now connected in with the veteran. >> still a challenge for so many veterans, the long wait times. an issue the president says is a priority. president trump: we have launched a ground breaking new website that allows veterans to compare wait times and quality of care at v.a. facilities. kristine: these are changes that are long overdue. >> we have to make sure this is a customer service environment so we can earn back the trust of the veterans.
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kristine: in washington, kristine frazao. nancy: the police have arrested a man and accused him of inappropriately touching children at the in-home daycare. an 11-year-old made accusations and in the investigation they found a 9-year-old who made the same claims. now to the u.s. economy. the good news here. nations jobs report finding employers added 209,000 jobs last month. this is above what was expected. labor department added the national unemployment rate flipped to 4.3% matching a 16-year low first reached in may. jonathan: yelp setting up shop in the district. bringing jobs with it. muriel bowser made the announce. today. yelp will be at terrell place in northwest. construction set to start later this summer. hiring will begin later this year.
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teaming up to build what is called a monster manufacturing plant in the united states. it will be a $1.6 billion venture that should be up and running by the year 2021. i know are still working on the details here. this is in the manning phase and it's unclear -- planning phase and up clear where it will go but it is expected to create 34,000 jobs. nancy: for the first time in history the incoming freshman class is a majority of the minor student. ivy league school confirming to "boston globe" 51% of the 2021 class is nonwhite. that is increase of last year which was a little more than 37% nonwhite. it -- 47% nonwhite. it comes months after the students raised thousands for what they called a black commencement ceremony to honor black students only. jonathan: she used to live in a car and she started to write books. coming up next at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- reeling in the big one. the bizarre rain delay that benefited the cubs
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jonathan: if you haven't seen this, give me your attention. renovations at wrigley field moved bullpen under the bleachers. they put the cameras inside to feed to each pen. and dugout and clubhouse. that way all the teams can see what the other ones are doing. including a dance off in a rain delay. check it out. this is going on. crazy costumes for the cubs. bobsled team for arizona. fishing. that is the one that won. the human bowling pens. the cubs at that point saw that and said we concede. you win. they had two and a half hours to kill. nancy: i'd pay to see that. jonathan: he is fishing and he catches one. the cubby on the left. fishing. he has a bite. he got one. he hooked him. >> they practiced. jonathan: funny. minnesota the fastest man in the world uai
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the jamaican sprinter will run his final races this weekend in london. he won three olympic gold medals in the race. no other man has done that. by the way, he has horsed in that races and the 200-meter race. he has a good chance here. bolt is expected to participate in the 4 x 100 relay next week. his last competitive run. nancy: something you don't expect to see on the first day of school. doing decorating. high school seniors did the prank early covering the entire building and the trees. everything around in it to paper. a traditional plank in atlanta. students were asked to clean up the mess by lunchtime. that is a lot to clean up by lunch. michelle: i could use the tissue. nancy: next at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- wine. ofoscar win
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of the biggest bands in the world. we are helping you fill out the weekend planner after the break. >> i bought 2,000 doughnuts. jonathan: this kid rocks. we have an update on a 9-year-old out on a mission to make every police officer smile. one doughnut at a time. you won't believe how many doughnuts this youngster has given out already. >> hundreds of students from all across the country gathering right here in the area to talk about bridging the gap between law enforcement and
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ur early termination fee. go to fiosgigabit.com snee this little guy tyler is on a mission to make police officers smile one doughnut at a time. he has been to 16 states so far. >> not many people care about cops. they judge a whole by a few. jonathan: so he has given out not one, not two, not hundreds or thousands. 122,000 doughnut -- 22,000 doughnuts. most doughnutted by dunkin' donuts. he is happy the officers were happy. he got the idea at the store with his mom. nancy: a great story.
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years we have seen a number of stories about a disconnect between law enforcement and the communities they serve. nancy: now a group is working to change that. michelle: amy aubert reports that hundreds of kids are gathering to hope both sides get a better understanding. amy: for the students this is a chance to make a difference. >> they are from all neighborhoods, stretching across 40 states. >> i love that you are all in on the various sessions. >> jeff hood is the executive director of the national police athletic league. >> they are kicking off a youth mentoring summit. >> more than ever we need to touch the kids and get them on the side. >> panel started the discussions. >> if people are here protecting u
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we can understand where we are coming from. >> it's that message. they hope to take it back to their neighborhoods. >> actually me, 28 year veteran of the law enforcement, makes me want to cry. tear up. i'm changing the lives of the kids. >> they talk about reaching out to the youth through the community events and on social media. >> it's a two way street. they hope to bridge the gap between the law enforcement and the community. amy aubert, abc7 news. larry: i'm larry smith at the "live desk." new at 5:00 we are sticking to the police theme as the twins graduate from the police academy and find out why it's just part of the family affair. and it wasn't the pair of shoes that left the suitcases smelly. what hand at the -- what happened at the airport. and people on a quiet street lost half the parking spaces.
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jonathan: see you then. this is a big weekend across town. michelle: comedy show, concert, food and drinks are just some of the events going on. nancy: kidd o'shea has the weekend kickoff. >> good afternoon. it's friday. the weekend. >> time for the weekend kickoff. >> the wine festival tonight and tomorrow. enjoy hot air balloon rides, crafts, shopping and food and wipe. admission and parking fees may be paid in advance and online. tickets are $15 for adults and kids under 15 are free. you must order a parking pass with the online admission. the winner of six academy awards including the best original score and the best original song "la la land" coming to d.c. tonight. i'm excited about this. you can watch it in concert at wolf trap. the show starts at 8:30. the tickets range from 40 to 60. well worth price of
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tomorrow george lopez is filming new material at the kennedy center. the price are over $50. the show start at 9:30. an adventure comes back to the bill screen. watch the original score. and the oscar winning dinosaur classic "jurassic park" in high definition at the national symphony orchestra brings the iconic music to life. it will be projected in h.d. on the big screen in house and on the lawn. the show starts at 8:30. family coldplay. "head full of dreams" tour hits the stage at fedex on sunday. the price might have gone up because jay-z said chris martin is a modern day shakespeare. the
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outdoors. it should be awesome. enjoy that. whatever you do, do something to make you happy. i'm kidd o'shea. have a great weekend. doug: we are going to do our park to make the weather ideal. no storms at the moment. just cloudiness. warm and sunshine. storm activity is to the west. we are seeing puffs of the cumulus clouds building south and west. when we get to the 8:00, 9:00, hour ahead of the cold front we could see thunderstorms in the area. there is beautiful weather for the next few hours. the best chance to see the storms is north and west of the city. there is a chance of isolated storm or two. tomorrow is the big get together for the all-stars at the sully station pool at 9:00 a.m. lower 70's to climb in the midday to upper
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you couldn't ask for better weather. you could ask but you wouldn't get it. spectacular weather. d.c. united and the newschannel8 live at 7:00 on r.f.k. they host toronto. it's beautiful weather for that. for the final day of the citi beautiful weather there -- citi open beautiful weather there. look at next week. it's very cool weather. jewel has a weekend traffic alert. >> a busy weekend for those commuting on the metro rail. with the stations closed off at the green line, the embranch avenue and the suitland stations, they are closed with the limited shuttle bus service he placing the trains. stick with anacostia or southern as the work-around. the green light the stations will be shut down for tire and
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are in the works now. on the redline we continue to fix the leaks the medical center and bethesda center is closed. now through well, end of next week. we'll have the construction outside on the 11th street bridge. that is going to be from 9:00 to 3:00. that's the traffic watch. back to you. jonathan: coming up next, we have a "7 on your side" consumer alert coming up. the three tricks that some seller use to turn a better profit that could cost you
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johnson you can make any photos look better. including real estate photos. when does it cross the line to be deceptive? buyers want move-in ready home. without things that scream 1990. one way that realtors make homes stand out is the virtual staging on website. photo shopped picturesch like these examples from the san francisco chronicle show what the home could look like. it's legal if it's declared up front. but steer clear of air brushing out power lines
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cabinets to look new when they are not or making it appear that rooms are freshly painted. but from the doesn't that stink file, the virtual staging that truly crosses the line. there is this cute home for sale in australia. but it left out the water tower behind it. doesn't that stink? real estate association says virtual staging should be like a model home. giving buyers ideas but not lying about what is there. my advice is if you visit a home for sale in d.c. area and find it looks different from the touched up photos ask what else the homeowners might be hiding? get a good inspection so you don't waste your money. john matarese, abc7 news. larry: from abc7 news, this is a breaking news alert. in the last half hour d.c. police releasing this new video of a deadly shooting last night in northeast. one person is dead. re
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the shooters are still on the run. d.c. bureau chief sam ford is live in northeast now with the new information in this case. sam? sam: we are in front of the exxon station where it occurred. firing on helpless people running for their lives at the exxon station last night. we saw blood outside and inside as the victims try told flee. this morning police towed away shotup cars, three in all. the fire department washed away bloody footprints and pools of the gas station lot. according to the people at the gas station it was pouring rain late yesterday when a number of people were huddled under the awning. three gunmen came out of the alley firing. four people were hit including the manager of the gas station on the way to the car and three others were hit as well.
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kill an he grew up a block away. the dad heard the shots. >> one of his friends rolled up and told me that mr. bell, your son was shot. i ran down there. by the time i got down there the police and the fire department was already on the scene. >> the police don't know why it happened but there are video cameras all over the place. >> we are still in the process of conducting numerous interviews and reviewing video footage from the area as well. sam: the family, long-time resident of woodbridge. the father is a d.c. firefighter. >> i'm a first responder. been there and done. that i never thought it would hit home. i seen so much in 28 years on the d.c. fire department. i never thought that it would hit home like that. >> i was on the bus coming home. the bus couldn't get here fast enough. so, yeah. going to miss him.

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