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trump's one-time right-hand man and campaign worker indicted on a dozen criminal charges. late this afternoon, former campaign manager manafort and his associates rick gates facing a d.c. judge and pleading not guilty. michelle: the charges range from conspiracy and money laundering to lying to investigators. tonight manafort's attorney calling charges ridiculous. >> there is no evidence they colluded with the government. >> they face millions in fines and prison if convicted. >> the charges give a glimpse inside the ongoing investigation. >> mr. manafort, did you commit a crime? >> president trump's former campaign chairman walking in if field office. paul manafort and rick gates indicted for money laundering and fraud. the charges alleged that he spent
prorussian politicians in ukraine, covered up the millions of earnings from the i.r.s. among others and without registering as an agent for foreign power. >> how big is this news? >> it's at least an 8. at the time frame that the president secured the nomination he had employed as the right-hand man the individual charged with serious crimes. >> the president taking to twitter in the defense. "sorry but this was years ago before manafort was part of trump campaign. why aren't crooked hillary and the dems the focus?" in his stint, he attacked clinton to us before the convention. >> the crimes she committed and the vulnerabilities she put the united states did not qualify her to be president of the united states. >> some believe they won't be the last to appear in court since they are liking looking into a meeting that manafort and do
during the campaign with russians. what is not clear is if any of the work took place in the time of the campaign. >> this doesn't have anything to do with us. this took place outside the campaign. >> this is the situation that we were in watergate. who knew what, when? >> so the investigation is not over yet. paul manafort and rick gates according to the judge will be held under house arrest and the bail at $10 million and $5 million respectively. michelle: thank you, scott. we learned today that former trump foreign policy adviser george papadopoulos admitted to lying and omitting information in the f.b.i. interview in january. this is just coming to life. papadopoulos pleading guilty three weeks ago and has been helping prosecutors.
arrange a meeting between trump and the russian officials, including vladimir putin. >> papadopoulos is direct evidence that someone with the campaign was contacted by russians with the information they had a lot of so-called dirt that included e-mail on hillary clinton. >> the white house thought to downplay papadopoulos's role in the campaign calling him a volunteer. we have extensive coverage of the indictments and what they mean. you will find that as well as the actual documents filed today in court on the abc7 app. jonathan: developing at this hour, u.s. military forces captured a man believed to have played a key role in an attack that killed u.s. ambassador and three others. five years ago the militants attacked the compound kill
the ambassador and navy seals. they have captured him in libya on president trump's order and the president saying alamin will face justice. michelle: heartbreak for the family of a woman killed on i-66 but for the faculty and the students who knew her. she was studying to help youths suffering from emotional distress and in a sad coincidence she died when a 12-year-old jumped from the overpass landing on her s.u.v. >> her loss will impact the community and the family and friends and the individuals we know she would have had an impact on later. michelle: the boy attempting to end his life is still in the hospital recovering tonight. jonathan: only on 7, 250-pound safe stolen from a disabled man's home and a contractor is under arrest but tens of
missing. kevin lewis spoke with the victim about what happened. >> it's a big loss. john was at physical therapy. >> this was moved here like this. >> when macrobinson allegedly broke in his aspen hill home stealing a too-pound safe from the closet. scratch marks on the floor. >> money for me to live. >> the metal box holding a diamond ring and $80,000 in inheritance money. >> 'm screaming my safe is gone, my money is gone. >> the 62-year-old who has tourette syndrome and spinal, is explained that he hired robinson to build this deck and paid him in cash. robinson's rap sheet dates back to 1980's and includes theft, drugs and weapons charges. he lives in this house. >> he has been a decent neighbor. he
street so people could get in their homes in a snowstorm. >> i hope he goes to jail for life. >> benjamin tells us that the police found $35,000 in robinson's pickup truck and $45,000 is still missing. maybe buried. >> i'm in a wheelchair. i don't know why people do things. >> mack robinson hired a defense attorney and claims he is 100% innocent. yet, investigators say cell phone g.p.s. records prove otherwise. jonathan: developing now, police are hunting for a career burglar caught on video smashing out a window and then swiping everything he could from inside. his name is earnest jeffries and he has already admitted to the crime after they found the fingerprints all over the fridge. but he never showed up in court for sentencing and now there is a warrant
michelle: let's talk weather. the month of october feels like a memory after the chill in the past two days. will we warm up for trick-or-treating tomorrow? chief meteorologist bill kelly has a glimpse. this is a critical forecast. this determines if you need a turtleneck tomorrow. bill: this is big-time. turtleneck would be nice. it's on the cool side tomorrow. outside now. a few clouds around annapolis, st. mary's elementary school. anne arundel county, you had quite a bit of rain. inch and a half to two inches of rain. tomorrow for the forecast for halloween the about the same. i don't expect weather-related problems. you mentioned a warm october.
the warmest october every recorded. we'll talk about that. michelle: thank you. a 13-year-old turns hero when he sees a boat capsize. what he did next that left even his father in awe. jonathan: just what is going on in this video? coming up next for ♪ [doorbell] ♪ ♪ when you have doctors working as a team for your health, you get the care you need to help you thrive. ♪
michelle: check this out. second annual running of the rexes in music city. it started as a joke last year but now the t-rex trot has grown with 25 difos stampeding through nashville. >> i'm jealous. i want my own costume. the goal is blood-curdling fear. but the halloween display made a person's blood boil. this woman said this display that looked like a black man being lynched stopped her cold. she called "7 on your side." the homeowner said that it was meant to be a ghoul or a monster, not a person. >> the intent may be one thing. but it doesn't negate the impact. impact of this is racist. it's blatantly racist. jonathan: the homeowners disagree with her assessment but they have taken that part of the display d
>> the man police say killed three people in a multi-sate shooting spree ignitedle in delaware. radee prince had eight counts against him in delaware including murder. he is accused of killing three people and hurting two others in advanced granite solutions in edgewood, maryland, before driving to wilmington and shooting an acquaintance in the head there. jonathan: well, still ahead for us. >> if you don't want to go where it was because you will get sucked in the jetty. jonathan: holy cow. he risked his life to save a shipwrecked boater and what he did moments after being a hero. michelle: what happened after construction of a ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. rrator: they call him enron ed. because washington, dc lobbyist ed gillespie represented the worst of the worst. lenders trying to keep student loan rates high.
and of course the enron scandal. now, enron ed is lobbying for donald trump's agenda. like cuts to virginia school funding, and taking away healthcare from thousands of virginians. enron ed gillespie. he's not lobbying for you. m mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. female narrator: what would john adams do to women's health? adams argued before the supreme court to give employers control over your access to birth control.
jonathan: raceway turned emergency runway. the pilot crash landing after the plane broke down mid-flight near atlanta. he did survive. we once the pilot was seriously hurt. michelle: it's the stuff of science fiction. hyper loop capable to take you from d.c. to baltimore in 15 minutes. sounds cool, right? almost two weeks after maryland goer
announced work has begun on the elon musk's space age design we still know very few details. sam sweeney digging for answers as curiosity building. sam: about a week and a half ago governor larry hogan came to jessup to make the big hyper loop announcement. it appears he was at a construction site but no media was invited and nobody was allowed to ask questions. what wondered what is behind the black tarp and the fence. last night the fence was blown over so now we know. this is just an open field. >> going to go from baltimore to washington. get ready. sam: the announcement that had the entire area buzzing. d.c. to baltimore in 15 minutes. 11 days later the plans are still vague. we tried to ask about the plan. >> i would love to but no more time. i was just about to give them all the details about the hyper loop. sa
this is a private venture backed by elon musk. the state says no tax dollars will be used so it is possible that the state doesn't have much information. we went to paul lewis, transportation expert. >> they don't know many details. they haven't been given many details but they are supporting it because it's great publicity for them. >> it calls for ten miles of tube under the parkway. the ultimate goal would link d.c. and baltimore in 15 minutes. lewis says it would require major permitting process and land acquisition. >> i am skeptical we'll see hyper loop change transportation in the washington region anytime soon. >> in the last hour we heard from a boring company spokesperson who tells us that the jessup site is the first place they will begin digging but it won't happen for several months while they work out the permitting process. jonathan: "7 on your side" with a warning for metro riders. two weeks from today the
will shut down the southern entrance for the red lines to allow for ten months of escalator replacement work. you have been warned. michelle: with a little more than a week to go, a new poll gives ralph northam the largest lead to date in the virginia governor race. he leads gillespie by 17 buoyants in the quinnipiac survey of the likely voters. the deadline for an absentee ballot mailed to you is 5:00 tomorrow. jonathan: check this out. must-see video from florida. watch as the tropical storm phillip toss a small boat, ultimately capsizing. see in the red? that is the man that came out of the boat. you can see he is in the waiter and barely staying -- water and barely staying afloat. a 13-year-old boy who happened to be surfing nearby rushes to help. >> there is a guy. he is coming around the inlet.
inlet where the current is. i gave him my surfboard. >> he got off of it and i went back to surfing. >> speaks of his character. didn't blink an eye. went over there and jumped off his board, landed it to a grown man, saved his life and came back and said, "what's for dinner, dad?" jonathan: the hero and the boat operator is unharmed. how was your day? it was cool. i caught waves and saved a life. i did that. michelle: just give him a cape for halloween to be the true superhero he is. awesome. jonathan: he needs the board. yeah. bill: real quick, i want to show you something here. i don't normally run the almanac. jonathan: you are doing it on your birthday. bill: you are right. what am i the big 2-8 today? michelle: you are going back every hour. we save off a year. bill: that is
look at the numbers. 60 degrees. that is the high today. the low of what. below normal. we are almost at the end of the month. so far this month, we are the second warmest october ever recorded. warmest in 2007. what we did is we compiled the numbers. if the forecast nailed tomorrow we could see we end up at the third warmest recorded. the records go back 146 years. this is significant. a warm month. a beautiful everything tonight. live shot at the national harbor. 57 is the temperature. that recorded at reagan is indicative of the numbers in the area. cooler. centreville is 56. we have the mid-50's generally around the area. fredericksburg at 53. dover is 54. no weather issue to deal with. the wind speed down considerably from this morning with the wind gusts. we had a report of 33 at reagan.
windy morning. the winds are 10 miles per hour. that is it. the skies are clear around the area. a few high clouds. future cast showing you that the trend will continue throughout the everything tonight. cool in the 40's heading out the door. during the day, clouds here and there but generally sunny rolling in the afternoon. halloween forecast, 24 hours from now. there is no green on the map. which good for the holiday. don't worry about the umbrella. trick-or-treat forecast cool, 54 at 7:00. 52 by 8:00. 50 at 9:00. dancing frankenstein there doing what is that the running man? michelle: yeah. jonathan: that would be the running man. bill: how about that? crazy stuff. we head to the end of the week. we warm up for 70 on thursday and friday. the mobile wheel of fortune in d.c. if you are feeling lucky find them.
through concussion protocol and a big loss from sunday. reese ruled out for sunday with a hamstring strain. other guys that are day-to-day are williams, crowder and breland. the nats made it official and found they man. 53-year-old dave martinez is the new skipper. he has been the bench coach. first seven years in tampa and the last three in chicago and a world series ring last year. he is a 16-year major league vet, outfielden and first baseman. this is his first managing job in the major leagues. the nationals general manager released a statement -- we were looking for someone who is progressive who could connect and communicate well with the players and someone embracing the analytical side of the game. we fell away from the process saying there is no one better suited to match up to what the
than dave. last night's world series game one for the ages. back and forth struggle that ended, ten innings. with the bringman game winning hit. five hours and 17 minutes. the astros win this one 13-12. houston can close out the series tomorrow in l.a. >> like watching a golf tournament. jonathan: or the dodgers can come back to win the next two and win the series. robert: you would like that to happen. michelle: we'll see. that is what is up. bill: this is what is going on for the seven-day. ten-day extended. mild numbers in there. the most important one tonight is that 60 degrees tomorrow. halloween. that is always a stressful time in the weather department. by the way, the kids will let you know if its a nasty forecast tomorrow. more treats than tricks. michelle: thank you. "world news tonight" with david muir coming up.
independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd. ralph northam nt to vmi and was an army doctor for eight years. in richmond, dr. northam helped pass longer sentences for gang members and mandatory life sentences for violent sexual predators. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad because i'm a pediatrician, and for ed gillespie to say i would tolerate anyone hurting a child is despicable.
tonight, the bomb shell indictments. president trump's former campaign chairman, paul manafort, under house arrest tonight. the 12-count indictment. among the charges, conspiracy against the u.s., money laundering. his associate, considered his right-hand man, indicted, too. the president tweeting "no collusion." but then, what could be an even bigger bomb shell. a third man, a former trump campaign adviser, pleading guilty, acknowledging meetings to get dirt from the russians. and he's been cooperating with the fbi for weeks. the other news this monday night, the powerful storm hitting the east. the homes swept away by flood waters. the allegations and new fallout tonight involving