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death toll rising to at least 17 in california as crews continue to fight fast-spreading wildfires. a look at the devastation and the issues making it difficult for firefighters to get the blaze under control. breaking news in the district -- gunfire erupting overnight in two seperate locations -- leaving three people dead. the new details coming out from police -- straight ahead. and a u-s soccer stunner. the team failing to qualify for the world cup for the first time in decades. good morning washington. toss to vj today: mostly cloudy, rain likely early (before noon) followed by spotty afternoon light showers. mild & muggy highs: 70-75 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: occasional showers with fog developing lows: 60-65 winds: e 5 mph
winds are making fighting the fire extremely difficult for crews. we are monitoring the latest information - and will take you to california live coming up at 5:30. as more allegations of sexual abuse surface against hollywood mogul harvey weinstein -- his wife claims she's leaving him. fashion designer georgina chapman spoke to "people" magazine. she says her heart breaks for all the women who've suffered tremendous pain because of these unforgiveable actions. chapman also states -- caring for her two young children is her first priority. actresses who've accused weinstein of sexual abuse now include angelina jolie and gwyneth paltrow. new developments this morning following that u-s-s mccain collision off the coast of singapore in august that killed 10 sailors. two top officers have now been relieved of their duties. commanding officer, alfredo sanchez, and executive officer, jessie sanchez were just reassigned. the investigation is still ongoing, but a navy statement says quote "it is evident the collision was preventable." you remember this viral body-camera vide
now been fired. the salt lake city police chief says detective jeff payne violated policies when he tried to arrest a hospital nurse. she has refused to take blood from a patient who was unconscious. the patient had been involved in a crash -- but wasn't suspected of any wrongdoing. heartbreak this morning for u-s men's soccer. the team, failing to qualify for the 20-18 world cup.. after a 2-1 loss to 99th ranked trinidad and tobago. all team usa needed was a tie and they were in... but an own goal and an incredible 30-yarder from trinidad and tobago sealed the deal. this is the first time the u-s will sit out of the world cup since 1986. right now -- a community in shock -- a karate instuctor accused of sexual abuse. why many people don't believe he's guilty. plus, a scary situation in ohio. how a drone could be luring kids away.
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montgomery county is in shock after a long-time karate studio owner is accused of sexually abusing a teen. now - police want to know if there are other victims. let's go straight to cheryl conner in gaithersburg. cheryl? coming up in about 30 minutes, more from his students who come to his defense. live in gaithersburg, cheryl conner, good morning washington. police hope newly released images will
men behind two armed robberies in montgomery county. surveillance video from september 22nd shows four armed men robbing an exxon station on veirs mill road. a fifth suspect drove the getaway car. police believe some of the same men pulled off another armed robbery on september first. a food truck in a parking lot next to the exxon was targeted. police have released two sketches of suspects. and they're asking anyone with information to
anger and disbelief this morning after the driver accused of hitting and killing a five-month-old in a stroller entered a plea. the deadly crash happened last year in the crosswalk on riverside parkway in leesburg. yesterday, john miller pleaded no contest' to misdeameanor reckless driving and guilty to failing to yield. prosecutors dropped more serious charges last month after determining they could not prove miller was using his cell phone at the time of the crash. miller faces up to a year in jail and a fine of 25-hundred dollars for the wreck. in a unanimous vote, the montgomery county council passed a bill allowing short-term home rentals. people will be able to rent rooms for up to 120 days if they are out of town. there will also be a six-renter maximum. homeowners must offer at least one
street, and residents must also notify their neighbors when applying for a license. the bill is set to become law in july. right now -- the nationals are resting up ahead of game four of the nlds. there was a lot of rain yesterday in chicago, so officials postponed the cubs versus nats game to this afternoon. and it's still coming down right now. here's a live look outside wrigley field. hopefully things will clear up by game time. it's do or die for the nats. they have to win to push the series to a game 5. first pitch today is at 4:08 p-m. and going into the game - there is a lot of talk this morning about a comment from nats manager dusty baker. he says some of the team is under the weather' - including star pitcher steven
because of that -- tanner roark will take the mound today. again, tanner roark taking the mound again, tanner roark taking the mound this afternoon instead of ace pitcher steven strasburg. new this morning -- a victory for president trump. the supreme court just dismissed one case against his travel ban. the suit claims the ban discriminated against muslims. the court ruled it is no longer an issue because that version of the travel ban expired and has been replaced by a new version. president trump is heading to pennsylvania today, to make his case for tax reform. the visit comes as the president and republicans try to overhaul the nation's tax code. the plan - released last m
for shrinking the number of individual tax brackets and reducing the corporate tax rate. president trump hosted the reigning stanley cup champion pittsburgh penguins at the white house yesterday. trump said everybody wanted to be there -- an apparent reference to the n-b-a's golden state warriors whose invitation was pulled after the team hestitated on visiting the white house. to the n-f-l now -- at a meeting next week, owners will discuss requiring players to stand during the national anthem. the move comes after the president suggested using tax laws to penalize the league for players who kneel to protest racial injustice. the congressional football game is set for seven tonight.. at gallaudet university's hotch-kiss field. members of congress and some former n-f-l players will face off against u.s. capitol police. tickets are 10 dollars. proceeds will go to charities that benefit military and law enforcement families. during halftime, u.s. capitol police special agents david bailey and crystal griner will be honored. they saved lives during the shot
in june at a g-o-p congressional baseball practice. dozens of dogs and cats are in our area this morning.. after being rescued from hurricane-ravaged puerto rico. the animals arrived at the manasss regional airport last night. they include about 110 dogs and 13 cats. they were in shelters in puerto rico, because their owners couldn't take care of them. but many of the owners have great concern about what happens to their former pets. concern about what happens to their former pets. the animals are the animals are being taken to shelters across our area. the animals are being taken to shelters across our area. they'll be put up for adoption. time now for weather today:
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shootings in the district. we are live on the scene - working to get new information about exactly what went down. also breaking right now - flames tear through a home in norhtern virginnia - a victim pulled out in critical condition. and 17 people dead. 200 missing and communities in ruins. we are live on in california where wildfires are still burnign out of control. good morning washington. toss to veronica today: mostly cloudy, rain likely early (before noon) followed by spotty afternoon light
a fire tears through a home in arlington. this is on north ivy street we are told that firefighters did pull one person from the burning home. that person is currently in critical condition. right now -- the death toll from the devastating right now -- the death toll from the devastating fires in northern california climbing to at least 17 overnight. hundreds more are still unaccounted for as the fires continue
that a drone tried to lure children off school grounds. the principal of windemere community learning center says children and adults spotted the drone several times in the past week. they say the drone was hovering above the school's playground. the principal says several witnesses claim the voice has even tried to get kids to leave the plaground. school officials are now on alert. breaking this morning in the district -- four people shot -- three of them dead. this all playing out overnight in two separate locations. ryan hughes is live in northwest sorting out all the details. what's the latest ryan? right now -- soccer fans around the
fans around the world are in shock. as 32 teams get ready for the upcoming 20-18 world cup-- team usa will be sitting at home. usa lose in a shocking upset to trinidad and tobago in the world cup qualifying game. the americans fell behind in the 17th minute on an own goal by omar gonzalez. they never recovered. the u-s loses 2-1 .. and fails to qualify for the world cup for the first time since 1986.
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closures, happening this week. roads will shut down tomorrow night around the world bank and the "international monetary fund" headquarters in northwest d-c. it's a security move - for the groups' annual meetings. those roads - won't reopen until sunday afternoon at the earliest so plan accordingly. new information now- about the montgomery county school calendar. the school board has voted to send a letter to governor hogan- asking him to reconsider the ending date of the school year. the district has been weighing possible cuts to spring break and religious holidays. officials claim they're forced to do that because of the
starting after labor day - and being done by june 15th. the governor says instead of threatening holidays and breaks - the district should find time during teachers union service days. the zombie apocalypse made its way to the smithsonian national american history museum. daryl's crossbow -- michonne's sword -- hershel's head -- and more items from "the walking dead" were all donated. stars of the hit zombie drama say these things are more than just props. eight items from the show were donated to the smithsonian. the eighth season of "the walking dead" premieres later this month.
vienna, virginia.. the career resources site, zippia, compiled a list of the most successful cities in virginia. and vienna tops the list. zippia points to vienna's high median household income, and low unemployment and poverty rates. purcellville is ranked as the second most successful city in virginia, followed by falls church, leesburg, and herndon. we know there's great dining in d-c -- but now the best of the best are highlighted by michelin! take a look. 22 restaurants made the "bib gourmand" cut. new to the list-- hazel in northwest-- ivy city smokehouse in northeast-- and sfoglina (s-folina) in northwest-- the star list will be available next week. we'll keep you posted on that. good news for some fliers -- delta is going to give complimentary prosecco on some international flights! the toast-worthy news comes from conde nast traveler. it's not just for first class. delta says it wants to bring the celebration to people's travels.
a check on weather. today: mostly cloudy, rain likely early (before noon) followed by spotty afternoon light showers. mild & muggy highs: 70-75 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: occasional showers with fog developing lows: 60-65 winds: e 5 mph thursday: showers, drizzle, breezy & cool highs: 65-67 winds: east 5-15 mph, gusts 20
news to bring you this morning, kim kardashian is over selfies. well at least according to a promo for an upcoming episode of keeping up with the kardashian's where she & khloe answer the question "would you rather never be able to post a slef or never be able to snapchat again? kim k responds with "i kinda feel like seflies are kind of a few years ago" a lot more to come on good morning washington. suzanne?
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ng. responding. >> from abc 7 news, this is a breaking news alert. kennedy who suzanne is live with the latest. morning.oke good you can see behind me there are investigators from the arlington county fire department working to figure out what happened the overnight fire in the 500 block of north ivy street. when authorities arrived, they
the rental home out on the street and they notified authorities that there was somebody else inside the house. firefighters put a ladder up to the second floor and went into the bedroom where they found a resident of the home unresponsive. didn't give him of emergency medical care here at the scene and he has been transported to washington hospital center in critical condition. investigators here are trying to figure out exactly what happened and how it started and where it started. one think they know is that there were working smoke detector errors in the home and that helped get to of the three occupants out. adrianna: let's get a check of your forecast. veronica: you will need a small umbrella today. i am tracking moderate rain south but for the general p