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protect their loved ones. americans dashed into a hail of bullets, to rescue total strangers. joining us today are many of the heroes who were here during that horrible moment. that horrible night. including las vegas metropolitan police officers tyler peterson and tanik urlay and civilian aaron stalker. officer peterson was on a second day on on the job when te shooting began. i just visited him in the hospital. within minutes he joined a group of officers rushing between flying bullets to clear the fairground and save lives. the other officer was off-duty attended the
although she was unarmed, as soon as the shooting began she threw on a yellow police vest and began evacuating victims. and aaron stalker, a veteran rushed to the scene to search for his loved ones. when he couldn't find them he began helping every person he could as he recounts we use the plastic barriers as gurneys to carry the injured to transportation. i made splints out of whatever i could find and used anything to stop the horrible bleeding. among the wounded was the mother of aaron's girlfriend. she is still in the hospital. we are all pulling for her. to every hero we helped, every hero saved so many lives. believe me, a grateful nation thanks you. the
final act was to sacrifice themselves for those they loved should inspire all of us to show more love every day for the people who grace our lives. in the months ahead, we will all have to wrestle with the horror of what has unfolded this week. but we will struggle through it together. we will endure the pain together. we will overcome together as americans. may god blesses and watch over those who protect us. may god bring healing to the families of the wounded, the injured and the fallen. and may god bless hour great country, america. thank you very much. thank you. thank you, governor. thank you very much. jonathan: we have been listening in to the president talking amongst the first responders about his tr
the hospital and visiting so many who have been wounded in that massacre that took place sunday night in las vegas. this was him moments ago meeting now with first responders and victims and those recovering. he also spoke with doctors praising their loaf-saving effort. at -- life-saving efforts. at one point 90 emergency surgeries were conducted in one night. right now at 4:00, a search for the motive in the senseless act continues. nancy: the f.b.i. turning to gunman's girlfriend who is still a person of interest. alison: tina frost remains in a hospital tonight. she was a soccer standout in anne arundel high school. kevin lewis spoke today with a close family friend and he continues our team coverage. >> she is a good kid. kevin: amy worked alongside tina frost's mother mary for the last decade. tina and her long-time boyfriend were attending the country mus
gunfire erupted. a sole bullet striking tina's forehead. >> it went through her right eye so it came this direction. when she was shot, austin and another friend picked tina up and they carried her 300 yards. they found a pickup truck that had room on the back of it. kevin: tina's mother mary hops the first southwest flight bound for las vegas. her 27-year-old daughter currently in a coma and on a ventilator in the i.c.u. doctors have performed brain surgery and removed her right eye. her employer assisting greatly. >> they sent an h.r. person from california to basically be the family's handler throughout this week. they made all of their hotel reservations. they are making sure they have all of the meals. there is somebody on the ground whose sole job is to take care of the family.
family by hospital bedside praying for a miracle. >> she is a strong, healthy fit girl. she is an athlete. she is a fighter. so, hopefully those things are in her favor. kess i'm kevin lewis -- kevin: i'm kevin lewis, abc7 news. nancy: several democrats walking down the capitol steps together with former congresswoman gabby giffords making a plea for gun control to move forward. >> stopping gun violence takes courage. the courage to do what's right. the courage of new ideas. nancy: it was yesterday before leaving for puerto rico that president trump said, "we'll be talking about gun laws as time goes by." jonathan: in the meantime, jason aldean was on stage when the bullets started ringing down from the mandalay bay he tell. the country singer
weekend. he had a show set up. he called it off. he took to social media to describe the wave of emotions he is experiencing and he is just not ready to perform. stay with abc7 for continuing coverage from las vegas. we'll have light updates as the news break. if you have to step away from the tv, no problem. access the website wjla.com. sign up for the text alerts. nancy: breaking news. case of a caterer killed in a eding in fairfax county. the jury delivering a not guilty verdict after the defendant claimed self-defense. jeff goldberg is live outside the courthouse where the defendant spoke. jeff? jeff: the not guilty verdict coming down in 45 minutes. the jury deliberated three and a half hours before issuing the verdict for bonds. this is after a hung jury in the first trial in july. this is footage of bonds
half hour ago surrounded by friends and family. after the verdict was read inside the courtroom his supporters pumped their fist. they were crying and smiling. in august 2016, 35-year-old tyonne johns was the caterer at a park in chantilly where bond a former fairfax county park employee was managing the property. tensions were high all night long. wedding guests were angry with bonds were turning off the power and the music and taking down decorations in the party. a fight broke out and bonds stabbed tyonne johns who later died. the prosecution said it was murder but the defense called it self-defense and the jury agreed. >> well, what happened is what i said happened. the truth is what mattered and what came out. jeff: the truth is what? >> i'm
jeff: after the verdict was read, friends and family members of tyonne johns were in tears, this disbelief, shocked by the verdict. they were distraught and upset by jury's decision. we spoke to a friend of tyonne johns right outside the courthouse who said this decision in her belief was all about race. we hear from her coming up at 5:00. until then, live in fairfax county, jeff goldberg, news news. jonathan: thank you very much. we have breaking news coming in the newsroom. skytrak7 over the scene of a dump trunk crash in silver spring. it looks like it was hauling dirt. kemp mill road and randolph road. authorities say at least one person is trapped at this point. as the story does dolf stay with abc7 on air and online for updates. in the meantime, secretary of state rex tillerson denying news reports that mike pence had to talk him into staying saying he never threatened to step down or resign from the position. this is what
was asked about reports that he called the president a moron. >> i'm not going to deal with petty stuff like that. this is what i don't understand about washington. again, i'm not from this place. but the places i come from we don't deal with that petty nonsense. jonathan: nbc news is standing by the report saying three sources cons firmed the incident. the state department later rejected the idea that tillerson called president a moron. alison: we turn now to the crisis in the caribbean today. moments ago the ten d.c. police officers deployed to puerto rico returned home. that group used paid leave, we are talking vacation, personal sick time to go there and volunteer with law enforcement on the island after hurricane maria. one officer is able to reunite with the family there. the warming trend meanwhile continues here as we head to th
another nice night. maybe stay outdoors for happy hour or for dinner. stormwatch7's meteorologist steve rudin with the forecast. hi, steve. [no audio] nancy: all right, steve. we'll get back to you in a bit. the metro bus union calling this a matter of life or death. demanding increase in police presence after a man threatened to kill a driver. this is just the latest in a string of incidents. this happened on h and 8th street in northeast. police say a folding knife was pulled on a driver yesterday after the man refused to pay his fare. this is after a woman threw urine on a driver in august. jonathan: it's one of the largest donations over the the university of maryland. almost
we look at who is giving the gift and the students who stand to benefit. brad: an amount so big it took a huge crop to roll it out. $219,486,000 to the university of maryland. cue the pep band. 1950 maryland grad clark made a fortune destructing buildings, including more than 2 dozen on the maryland college park campus. he gave to the school for years. the college of engineering is named for him. he died two years ago. and now his wife and children say this gift from the family foundation will be his legacy. >> he was given an opportunity to come here on a scholarship and he wanted to give back. that same opportunity to the promising young students in the state of maryland. >> the money will be used to fund scholarships for outstanding engineering students with limited means. graduate fellowships and faculty chairs. maryland
the gift among the largest ever given to a public institution will transform the school. governor hogan says the value can't be overstated. >> i believe that this is the most important day in the history of the university. brad: the stated goal of the massive gift is launch bright students. when we come back at 5:00, we will introduce you to a clark scholar reaching for the stars. literally. at the university of maryland, brad bell, abc7 news. jonathan: coming up for us here at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- we are just now learning how targeted russia agenda buys were on facebook down -- ad buys on facebook down to individual sites. >> we are developing a clearer picture of what happened. alison: the new direction of the investigation into russia's meddling in the 2016 election next. nancy: also the bombings in new york city last year. new video just e
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for all of the victims out there. mark: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. jonathan: the moment a mom goes off in chelsea neighborhood. seeing video just released. people walking by and then running for their lives when they realize what happened. 29-year-old ahmad khan rahimi is now on trial accused of planting two of the bombs. more than 30 people were hurt in september last year. if convicted, rahimi faces life in prison. nancy: we are learning more how russia used facebook in the 2016 election buying up ads. sources tell cnn russian-linked ads targeted michigan and wisconsin, two swing states. michigan was the closest race in the country. but how effective the ads were remains unclear. alison: meanwhile, the senate intelligent committee leaders briefed the media on the investigation into russia's meddng
chapter closes but the scope of the probe is as wide as ever. elizabeth: the russia investigation on capitol hill. specifically the issue of possible collusion between russia and the trump campaign continuing. >> you can't walk away from this and believe russia is not currently active in trying to create chaos in the election process. elizabeth: still no conclusion but the senate intelligence committee avehicling russia attempt -- revealing russia attempts to influence voters through social media as part of the investigation. there they used the social media firms in terms of paid advertising and what i believe is more problematic created false account. elizabeth: twitter identified 200 accounts that a russian company spen
targeting swing states to try to help donald trump get elected. this week, facebook announced it turned over thousands of russian-linked ads to congress after selling $100,000 in ads to fake russian accounts during and after the presidential election. abc news obtaining some of the ads. congressional investigators say the russians planted including this anti-immigration one with the line, "we need to stop this madness. we need trump." >> we have more work to do as it relates to collusion but we are developing a clearer picture of what happened. >> officials announced this investigation has expanded to include reviews of attorney general jeff sessions' possible meeting with russian official and the firing of former f.b.i. director james comey. in northwest, i'm elizabeth hur, abc news. nancy: suburban detroit mother ordered to spend a week in jail for refusing to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated.
have the procedure done. now her exhus will gain temporary -- ex-husband will gain temporary custody. she says she would rather be behind bars than compromise what she believes. the judge reminds her she agreed to the vaccination. nancy: getting your own money is costing more than ever. a new report finds the average out-of-network a.t.m. fees up to $5. to give it perspective in 1998, it was less than $2. if you accidently overdraft it's costing $33 now per incident. jonathan: crazy. it was 60 years ago today that the soviet union shocked the world with the launch of sputnik in 1967. space race was on. they won. beeps were heard on radios around the world. it was a big deal. sputnik's batteries died three weeks
on reentry so the u.s. responded launching explorer and creating nasa less than a year later. alison: by the way, october 4 is unofficially known as sputnik day in russia. entrance to the plantarian there and it's targeted to the children but people of all age are there learning about their country's space program. jonathan: sputnik day. they celebrate with vodka. they celebrate everything with vodka. first snow. vodka. steve: it comes early there. nancy: it keeps you warm. steve: no need to keep warm today. it's warm outside. we keep the heat going in the upcoming weekend. a lot of folks are enjoying themselves out there. nice afternoon shaping up. closer to home it looks nice around here, too. temperatures around the d.m.v. 76 degrees at reagan
airport. 82 in luray. 80 at martinsburg. 73 in annapolis. if you have outdoor plans, going to a bike ride or going for a cup of coffee it looks good. it will cool down when the sun sets. show you what is going on tonight the satellite and radar not a lot. changes are on the way in the next couple of days. light rain over the metro area. that is coming later this weekend to next week. tropical depression 16 and this is the track for the next several days. this will be a tropical storm and it are make landfall on sunday with 80 miles per hour winds. this will tu t
pressure and it will bring us a shower activity late sunday to monday and tuesday. 55 to 60 in the overnight lows. warmer to the by a. middle to the upper 60's. tomorrow morning it's 57 in bethesda. 56 in leesburg. 55 degrees in middleburg. light jacket early on. if you are not out the door until 8:00 or 9:00 you won't have problems here at all. this is bringing showers to western maryland tomorrow night. the highs tomorrow are 85 degrees. ten-day outlook. after tomorrow we look forward to friday. the nationals playoff and the temperatures for the game are in the upper 70's at least to start. looking good on
nancy: abc7 is pitching in for help for puerto rico. we'll be at the megamart at hyattsville and alexandria and you can donate the food and the supply. it will be sent to the island that is in a desperate need after hurricane maria. jonathan: coming up next at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- a bartender held describes what was happening to him as it was happening. >> looking at the gun. then the gun is firing. jonathan: he was shot. he shares what it is like and the police are searching for gunmen. >> it is empty construction site right now outside new carrollton metro station but in a few short months, it will look different. billion dollar project awe nounced today that will change the lives of a lot of people in prince george's county.
ralphcandidate for governor,rtham, and i sponsored is ad. they're studying for 21st century jobs., but ed gillespie supports donald trump's plan to take money out of virginia public schools and give it to private schools. as a washington dc lobbyist, ed gillespie worked for lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. and ed gillespie's plan to cut taxes for the wealthy could cut virginia school funding, too.
this area look radically different by this time next year. this is $130 million plan to bring 2.5 million square feet of retail and office space. the prime tenant is kaiser permanente. the following year they will build 250 apartments and they want this to be an area to live, work and play. county executive rushern baker calls this a game changer. >> if you get a private company like kaiser permanente to develop, it will bring others in here and that will be jobs and you people's quality of the life will go
>> it's on track to be finished november of 2018. >> by the time i was being held up. nancy: then he realized he was shot. d.c. bartender share the story as the police look for the gunman. alison: coming up tonight new at 5:00, in the midst of security breaches on the hill, what the trump administration is thinking of doing with your social security number to protect your identity. that is tonight at 5:00. w (upbeat music) - [announcer] presenting the shark ion flex 2x. the free-standing, cord free vacuum that can live anywhere because it has two rechargeable batteries. that means you can always be charging, even while you're cleaning. with duo clean, multiflex, and powerful suction so you can go, and go, and go again.
jonathan: like he didn't have time to be scared it happened so fast. a man shot in a robbery is speaking out. michelle: he said the guys who did it looked like high school students. nancy: stephen tschida has the incredible story. stephen? stephen: fabian malone just walked out of a bar here early sunday morning at 7th street. the heart of the shaw neighborhood. he rounded the corner on q street. he ran into four kids. seconds later, he was on the ground, bleeding from a gunshot wound. >> the gunshot wound and basically my forearm and exit in my bicep here.
malone out of the hospital and still reeling from the shooting. by the time i realized i was held up and aware what was going on, i was looking at a gun. the next thing i know the gun was firing. stephen: malone shot while walking home. it happened so fast the suspects only had time to fire. >> nothing. i had my phone and everything. nothing. they ran off. >> he knows he has a long recovery ahead but he is aware of how lucky he is. had the bullet entered a few inches left, his story might have ended like a lot of other robberies which turn deadly. very fortunate. refresher course on how good life is. stephen: he doesn't have health insurance and he is thankful if for outpouring of support her has received. his friend set him up a go fund me account. he is going public because he
who use the bustling stretch of 7th street, the heart of the shaw neighborhood. he wants them to be aware of lurking dangers. reporting live, stephen tschida, abc7 news. jonathan: scary. d.c. mayor muriel bowser says the city is going to provide additional help and financial assistance to d.c. government employees who want to become first-time home buyers. mayor bowser: as we grow and the city grows we are able to attract and retain the best workers in the city. jonathan: the event took place at a new housing development on the site of the former r.l. christian library in northeast. michelle: all right. in the weather center now with steve rudin. another nice day. on a roll here. i know we need rain. steve: we need the rain. two and a half inch deficit but it doesn't get better than this. looking to the pentagon and the reagan national airport. national har
outdoor dinner plans are a firm go. if you have anything to do later tonight go for it. looking good out there. bring it to the wall. show you the temperatures. it's 81 degrees in leesburg. quantico at 76. 76 andrews. head to annapolis. now in the lower 70's. brilliant sunshine for the next two hours. eating outdoors it doesn't get better than this. going from 80 at 5:00 p.m. lower 70's at 72:00. by 9:00 tonight we are in the upper 60's. coming up, josh knight will be live from nats park. the forecast for playoff game friday night and saturday. plus we are looking ahead to next week. that is coming up in a few minutes. nancy: thank you. for thousands of americans -- retirement is a whole new chapter in life to become physically fit and give back to the community. our parent company sinclair broadcast considers it a privilege to bring you stories
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>> my mind is free. i don't have aches or pains. i am so fortunate. >> i'm kimberly king for sinclair cares. nancy: still ahead at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- opioid epidemics and heavy hearts that come with updating a billboard in frederick that tracks overdoses in the community. michelle: did you watch the equifax hearings? it's who is in the gallery behind him that blew up. we have a closer look next. jonathan: first look at how to start tomorrow might with the "good morning washington" crew. >> we are live across the d.m.v. and uniting with the relief efforts on puerto rico. >> keep it here for traffic and weather every ten minutes tomorrow starting at
jonathan: competitively grow ing gourds is a hobby for this man. he has named this watermelon roberto. it's weird to name the watermelons but this guy does it. it weighs as much as humans. 160 pounds. he does pay $5 to $6 a seed just to make sure they are from equally big melons. he names them. >> i want to grow one, people look at it and they will say my gosh, that is what i'm doing. it's huge. it may go 200. i don't know. jonathan: i'm dying laughing inside. in a few weeks he plans to take to a competition in missouri where the prize melon roberto is expected to weigh in at nearly twice of that 160 pounds. 320-pound melon. nancy: roberto. nice name. i like it. has flair to it. jonathan: stands out. doesn't it?
thing. michelle: you can't eat it after you name it. c'mon. jonathan: yes, you can. nancy: how about this? the equifax c.e.o. facing tough questions on the hill today. but look here. a woman behind him that is getting all the attention on twitter. this woman dressed up like the monopoly man in protest and sat behind the equifax c.e.o. amanda warner is her name. she brought get out of jail free cards as well. convincing mustache. she is a campaign manager with public citizen according to her social media. i like this. we made it black and white to focus on her there. you can see her right there. michigan -- michelle: that is a mean handlebar. jonathan: i listened to the testimony. that was the only funny moment in the whole thing. it was dead serious in the chamber. nancy: good times. next, "7 on your side" co
michelle: prosecutors in florida seek death penalty of for killing the wife of a man she would eventually marry and she did it dressed like a clown. shiela warren has been extradited from addington, virginia, where she lived with her husband. investigators say marlene warren was shot by a blown delivering flowers and balloons in 1990. jonathan: last week we showed you this sign in frederick keeping a tally of how many people overcome or fallen victim to the opioid overdoses in frederick. cheryl conner reports it comes for heavy part's as someone is updating the sign and the number is not going down. karen miller and beth schmidt are back at the billboards. the numbers they carry are plastic but there is nothing safe about the lives they represent. >> brain are hijacked by
cheryl: a new month means the numbers change. like the months before they go up. heroin and opioid overdoses are up compared to september. the number of deaths are up by five. >> we want them to think oh, my gosh, that went up by five. who are the five people? did i know the five people? cheryl: there a good chance for it to grab attention. this is right off the bucking town pike and by the city's work release facility. toughest time of year for beth. four years ago her son was sober for more than a year before he started using heroin again. two days before his 23rd birthday was his last. >> i can remember 4:34 that afternoon having the worth feeling i ever had in my life. >> sean schmidt was open with his mom about his addiction. instead of screaming at him, she tried to find him help. >> they might have gotten into this on their own. but they cannot get out of it on their own. we need to help them. cheryl: as the numbers change the women who se
support specialists for the maryland coalition of families want access for the treatment to improve. >> it's hardship for a family to go out to search for help and be told there is a two or three week waiting period. >> miller lives a kiss on the billboard. cheryl conner, abc7 news. nancy: video from police body camera shows the officers saving the wife of a pregnant woman in georgia. sergeant said a woman had overdosed and the situation was dire by the time she got there. >> she was just laying there. light pregnant. which is an added problem. >> they administered a drug to reverse effect of opioid overdose. at last check the woman and her child are said to be doing okay. abc7 has bee
epidemic for a year now. you can see the reporting online at wjla.com. lindsey: i'm lindsey mastis at the "live desk." we have breaking news involving convicted d.c. sniper lee boyd malvo. the attorney general in virginia filed appeal in the judge's decision that ordered resentencing for malvo. one of reasons he is giving in the appeal is virginia never imposed mandatory life without parole sentences for homicide offenses. we will get you more information at the top of the hour. michigan -- michelle: 70% of americans are not worried about losing their job to a robot in their lifetime. but 75% of those who participated in the pew research pole say
will happen in the future. majority expect the jobs like one held by the fast food workers or the claims processors will be out mated in their life -- automated in their lifetime. ousted equifax c.e.o. richard smith back on the hill today facing questions from members of the senate. the senators question stock sales days after the credit monitoring company learned of the breach. >> at that time the general counsel who clears the stock sales had no indication according to the company of a security breach. >> i have to tell you something. this is a fact. it may have been done with the best of intentions and no, no intent for insider trading but this stinks. >> tough to disagree with that.
face more questions from congress and scheduled to testify before the house financial services committee tomorrow. jonathan: we want to know, do you believe your identity is safe? nancy: go to wjla.com/votenow. there are three things to do now so you don't waste your money. john: with the recent equifax breach everyone is concerned who might get access to the social security numbers. you can't stop a breach once it happens but three things you can do to prevent them doing anything with the info. it has millions of people trying to monitor and lock up the credit files. like payne who i spoke to a few weeks ago. >> if you have a credit card and you are affected. john: this is what you can do. sign up for credit monitoring. equifax offering free monitoring right now if you can get on the website. otherwise consider free monitoring offered by credit karma. two, freeze your c
looking for the credit freeze website it at the three credit companies and it should cost no more than $10 at each agency. three, set up an online social security account at ssa.gov. you will prevent unauthorized access to the social security benefit by anyone else. from the doesn't that stink file, what can happen if you don't take any action. since there is a chance your name, birthday and social security number stolen in the equifax breach a thief could apply for credit cards in your name if you don't have a freeze. doesn't that stink? if you have never set up a social security account online, they can set one up for you. i'm john matarese, abc7 news. nancy: meteorologist josh
michelle: this is fun. pep rally and a zombie run. jonathan: who doesn't love a zombie run? what is a zombie run? the perfect night to be at the ballpark. jon you can't ask for -- josh: you can't ask for much more than this. we are talking october baseball. playoffs. but it doesn't feel like it. they are getting things set up. a few food trucks. there are all sort of stuff going on tonight. the zombie run is sold out really cool. you have to get in there and save, quote/unquote, nats players. not the actual nats players but trick or treating for the kids. a lot of fun stuff going on. talk about the everything forecast. temperatures are hanging near 80 degrees right now. that is where we will stay. slowly falling tonight. so it doesn't get cool as quickly. make for a more comfortable night for this or whatever you have in mind. let's jump in to friday and saturday. for the games this weekend, the e
perfect again. now the high temperature on friday is in the mid-80's. by the time we get to game time, we are in the 70's. saturday is great. a similar story. we are hanging in the 70's. if you are lucky enough to get tickets for the nice weather. jump to sunday morning. we have an army ten-miler. that might be on the warm side for ten miles but at least with an early start the temperatures are around 70. we have been dry for a long time. there is heavy rain on the way. there is a chance sunday. it will linker to the early part of the week. enjoy the last stand of summer. warmth and the sunshine is sticking around. rain chances stake over by sunday. michelle, back to you. michelle: thank you. next at abc7, it takes more than talent to make it to the big leagues. how the coach of the week is he
robert: it's called the complete player. not from a skills standpoint but scholastically as well. spear-headed by andy, the complete player focuses on character building. >> they have humility, integrity, accountability, commitment and service. this is a good foundation to build on. robert: then there is
tumorring and that is the part -- tutors and that is the part they push the most. >> if there are two guys with equal talent they will go with the guy with better grades. having good grades helps you with sports but prepares you for off the field adventures and everything that you like. robert: you see yourself in kids. >> correct. >> our brain is a funny thing. when i work with them i find myself taking a swing with them. i find myself making a throw with them. >> the home run is seeing one of the players sign a pro contract. >> what would it be like for you? >> i don't know. i can only imagine it's a highlight. until it happened a second time. the highlight of what i do. robert: with the coach of the week, i'm robert burton. announcer: now "abc7 news at 5:00". on your side. alison: a makeshift memorial tonight at the famous las
larry: people have been leaving posters and flowers in honor of the 60 people who died in the music festival shooting. today f.b.i. agents questioned marilou danley to try to find out what drove her boyfriend on the killing spree. alison: bureau of alcohol, tobacco and fire arms has recovered 47 weapons belonging to stephen paddock but they don't know why he built such an arsenal. larry: president trump visiting with the victims today. heidi hatch as that part of the story. >> live next to the mandalay bay on the other side of me is the airport. we are watching for president to take off in the next few minutes. he arrived at 9:30 local time and has been here several hours. people here were hoping it would be vastly different. airport one to
vegas strip. the president and first lady melania trump left directly for the university medical center to meet with the shooting victims and the medical staff working through the nights to save hundreds of lives. >> thank you very much. >> visits with the patients were kept privated with out of the sight of cameras. >> we met patients that were terribly wounded. >> the doctors and the nurses and the people at the hospital have done a job indescribable. >> many victims the president said were badly wounded because they stayed behind to help others. >> what i saw is incredible tribute to the professionalism and what they have done is incredible. you never want to see it again [in the city, the reaction over the visit was mixed. >> he could have been quicker.