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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. announcer: now, abc 7 news at noon. on your side. right now at noon, a big break for commuters is here, finally. openinglanes are shortly. sam sweeney is live in stafford. it has been a long time coming. you travel in this area, you know how bad this can be. it isn't only one of the most cong
in the entire country. the 95 express lanes at garrisonville road where they end. flyover that jams up every afternoon but they have just started a new express lane that has been under construction for the last year. this after living, the southbound lanes will open and tomorrow morning they will open in the northbound lane. this project wasn't expected to end for the next nine months but thanks to a public-private partnership, they were able to get this done quickly. so this extends the express lanes south and it will avoid you getting off at the heiress and bill merger which will hopefully free it up. do recognize this is only a quick fix and they are working to add more lanes and miles down the road in the coming years but they are waiting to get that money. reporting live in stafford, i
track down three suspects involved in a violent home invasion sparked by road rage. it happened friday night as a son refusedyear-old to let a car speed by. the people in the car chased that teenager home. they attacked the teenagers parents. cracks they put my has been on the sofa and stabbed him. he was protecting his face and looking at me because the woman had a gun in my face. attack lasted nearly 13 minutes. she did call 911 but the attackers left before the police arrived. now to the weather. nice conditions for celebrating halloween. josh is here w
start but things are warming up nicely. close to 60 degrees in some places. we do have chilly air out there and it will stay cool as we work our way towards trick or treat time. a pretty picture for us as we take a look. seeing even more fall color. cloud cover was with us this morning but it will dominantly be tracking to the northwest today. pennsylvania, ohio and we will not see too much of that make it in there. regiontures across the -- 58 degrees for d.c.. 52 in hagerstown. but thee cold spots sunshine will work its magic today and we will get closer to the 60 degree mark. towards the evening, temperatures will drop quickly.
the 50's. 54 degrees at 7:00. if you are out anytime after that, in the 40's. get an early start or add a few extra layers. we warm back up for the end of the week and we will talk about that and the chances for weekend rain coming up. adrianna: right now at noon, the latest out of the white house. trump trying to distance himself from two former campaign leaders who face charges. to the capitol hill with reaction and what comes next. >> robert mueller in a one-two punch making his first roof with first charges. robert mueller charged paul manafort and his deputy rick gates with tax evasion, money laundering and fraud. an hour later, a guilt
admitted to several interactions with a russian with significant ties to the government and lying about it. the president writing "there was o collusion." the volunteer is in this picture from the president instagram. after that meeting, it candidate trump said "-- >> george papadopoulos, a good guy. was offered direct on hillary clinton by thousands of emails with his russian connections. offeredfficials advisement and told him "great work. today,
that thehas revealed russian ads reached 126 million users during the election. adrianna: facebook officials will be testifying on capitol hill today about russia linked ads. the social media site says there may have been up to 126 million people. they recovered accounts linked to russia and today's hearing is one of three scheduled this week on social media. google will also testify. to the white house where kids were invited to trick-or-treat last night. local schools, military families and organizations. there were presidential m&ms. one week from today, virginians will be casting ballots t
campaign ads. >> lieutenant-governor ralph northam leading the republican nominee by 17 percentage points in the virginia government race. at an event last night, tense moments as demonstrators gathered. an anti-deportation protester made her way to the stage but was quickly removed by security. -- said he spoke and would be a governor for all virginians. nether ad campaign has people talking. it shows a pickup truck with an edge in less be support sticker on the back and a confederate flag chasing children through a neighborhood. >> i like the ad. showed it
how people live here. attacking an individual, it was just fear mongering. >> it's only an attack if you feel guilty about it. if you know what you're doing and you feel whatever you are doing is right then you shouldn't feel attacked. >> the campaign manager calls the ad part of a desperate smear campaign. andh northam supports that says the gillespie campaign is being divisive. adrianna: family and friends of a fallen chief are saying their goodbye. he died last week while at the firehouse. on the condition of the maryland native who was shot in the head of the las vegas
she has started to write on a whiteboard and is starting to walk on her loan -- on her own. she will likely need more surgery. up next at noon. taking no chances. find out how police are taking precautions for trick-or-treater in a florida community with a possible serial killer on the loose. and neighbors stepping up to put a smile on the faces of everyone who lost everything in the storm. >> good afternoon. it is going to be a bit busy in a couple of spots today. route 29, here on inbound past dale drive, a right lane is blocked off with cones that will continue today off the beltway. expect extra volume with one lane being blocked. the workse
back again with two right lanes shut down. it is a troublesome drive for the inbound side of 29. near the capital beltway is also slow pass connecticut avenue. and georgiaecticut avenue, the roadwork here is with the left lane which is a big trouble spot. on theuzzy here but right side you can see that traffic is slow. delays begin coming off of 270 and 355. otherwise, not too bad. in the district off the third street tunnel, the left lane is blocked but so far, not so bad. it will be heavier but it is moving at this point. it could be a lot worse. that is
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adrianna: happening now, a florida community is on edge this halloween. many parents won't allow trick-or-treating after dark because of the possible serial killer on the run. more now on the rim of police presence. police gearing up for a big night with a possible serial killer on the loose. planning on a massive show of .orce on halloween >> heading into the seminal heights neighborhood. >> there has been nightly patrol. ?> are you heading home >> they have been searching for the killer. >> passing by the spot where benjamin mitchell was killed. >> that is why we are out. it makes us remember why we are out here. it ia
they live within a half mile of each other. >> i am mad. and this community is mad. >> police are desperately searching for a person of interest spotted on the surveillance in the direction of the crime scene and then running away minutes later. tips have been pouring in but they haven't got a suspect yet. with children hitting the for halloween, both the mayor and the chief will be in seminal heights. >> we want the kids to be trick-or-treating safely. everyone families to know that they are safe. >> the mayor is adding that he wants people out there in groups. it is also cold. said he hopesr the dipping temperature will help clear out streets earlier than normal.
the international academy of television arts and sciences will no longer honor kevin spacey with the international emmy founders award. this, after accusations of sexual harassment. said kevinny rapp spacey made an unwanted events when he was 14 and kevin spacey was 26. netflix has announced that it is pulling the show "house of cards." the decision to end the show was made before the allegations. the metropolitan washington authority police tell us that in january, items left on a dulles flight left by rose mcgowan tested positive for narcotics. she could appear in loudoun county court. one person is dead after a shooting your the university of utah.
man, a 24-year-old. believed to be the gunman. eight law enforcement agencies are searching for him. he is considered armed and dangerous. and a california college is getting ready to host a controversial guest. will be a theis school today. the school is taking safety precautions. filed clashes occurred before he was scheduled to appear at uc berkeley. -- themes that negatively reflect the school. insensitive costumes were posted on social media. one involved a man and a jumpsuit with "freddie gray" on the back. >> it is terrible that it is that it is at the school i go to.
>> it is distasteful. it is disheartening to see things like that. adrianna: the person who uploaded the inmate photo states that the person attended the school. schoolll take action if rules are violated. homes are recovering after summerne harvey and sitting empty but neighbors are making sure that each child gets to celebrate halloween. this is an effort to get those less of a neighborhood to return to for a night of fun. and our good morning washington team stepped out in halloween costumes for this morning's ular special. i cheated because the wednesday addams
made it to the noon show. i was trying to be efficient. autria was kerry. -- was carrie. to tuesday adams. it was chilly this morning in leesburg. josh: temperatures dropped quickly. a beautiful afternoon. we are looking at blue skies across the entire area. temperatures getting close to the 60 degree mark. one of the things that will help us cool off tonight is the dry air. the dew point will help us chillyout how to -- how it can get in the cooler months and
temperatures will drop. the wind is not as strong. greasy as you get further north. this should lighten up for everybody as we work our way through the day. a bit nicer into tuesday. five degrees warmer than this time yesterday. warmer in winchester. just to give you an idea, things are a bit more mild this afternoon. this is nice for autumn. the low average for this time of year. the wind dropping to five miles per hour. if you are looking something different to do in leesburg, they will host the annual halloween parade which has gone on more than the last 60 years. from 6:00-7:00, temperatures drop into the 40's and it will be cool. so if you had out there, make sure you take the jacket along with you if you don't
overnight, 30's and 40's. a few degrees cooler tomorrow morning that it was. here is the positive spin on that. thursday morning and friday morning, we warm back up. as chilly to get started. some places do start in the 60's. tomorrow will be one of the last chilly once before we see a warmer trend. tomorrow, 50 nine degrees with a stray shower possibility but most of us will stay dry. aroundmer air most in thursday with 74 on friday. and then cooler and back into the 60's and closer normal for that time of year with the chance for a few showers. all in all, inc. is really get cooler for the weekend. tomorrow is not a very pretty day. a break improvement thursday into friday. and into the weekend, if it is
clouds, we are going to get the extra hour of sleep saturday night and then we warm back up monday into next week. around here, not the coldest trick-or-treating but just a little. adrianna: thank you. coming up, a bear walks into a candy store -- it isn't a joke, that is what really happen he's a nascar champion who's faced thousands of drivers.
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adrianna: a chilly halloween night but you are not totally ruining the costume? josh: no. it is not raining. we do havet that some athletics going on this afternoon. so that will be really nice, early. getting ready for state championships, 60 at 4:00 and then it starts to cool off. if you have games this evening, you will want a sweatshirt. the 30's and 40's across the area and tomorrow, more cloud cover with a stray shower and a warm up as we head to the end of the week. we take a look at that forecast after the break. create the look for your home that you've always wanted. no havertys furniture, save one hundred dollars off every thousand
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>> you are watching abc seven news at new. on your side. adrianna: the talks around the rush investigation is thickening. paul manafort and rick yates pleaded not guilty. we break down the white house response. >> hours after the news of the special counselor indictment broke, trump emerged from the white house to trick or treat. no comment on the indictment of the man who ran his campaign with a guilty plea from a former advisor. his chief of staff told fox news that most of the white house staff isn't concerned. the vast majority of the staff has nothing to do with this sort of thing. >> but kelly made it clear that they do want robert mueller to finish the investigation quickly.
longer it could possibly go on so there are great hopes that it wraps up . it is distracting to the president, as it would be to any president. paul manafort and rick gates -- makes nos on mention of the trump campaign but potentially more worrying is the charges against george papadopoulos. the white house said he played an unpaid role during the candidateut then trump praised him in a washington post interview. papadopoulos is an energy consultant. shared the same table. >> we have been saying since day one that t
trump russia collusion. changes that today. >> it is specifically about the campaign. with the nothing to do activities of the campaign. it has to do with his failure to tell the truth. trump then took to twitter to say they should be investigating hillary clinton. aren't crooked hillary and the democrats the focus?" adrianna: our mobile app is available for free in the app store and google play. northam has the largest lead to date in the governor's race. and gillespie by 17 points. a quick reminder here that the reminder to have an absentee ballot mailed to you
trick-or-treat at the white house last night. the doors were opened to local schools. treats included cookies made by the white house pastry kitchen and presidential m&ms. be goblins out and about trick-or-treating tonight. josh has a check on the forecast. josh: things are looking nice for us. it will be cooling quickly. lots of sunshine now. i want to start with a time lapse. we did hit 39 this morning. the clouds we had this morning were chased away. sunset is at 6:09 and that is when temperatures topical. in, 60 degrees this morning in war and 10. 60 in fredericksburg. we are warming up
this is about where we are going to start for the day. into the evening hours for the , 60's.r treat timeframe by 9:00, in the 40's. keep that in mind. the further northwest you live, temperatures will tumble. overnight, everybody's temperatures will drop. it will be one of the coolest warnings we have had. 37 degrees in ashburn. d.c., 42 degrees. an extra layer. for the trick-or-treating. we take a look at the rest of the forecast coming up in a few minutes. adrianna: happening now, and io who hunt for the tr attacked a family after road rage. >> this violent and
attack has a family scared for their safety. verse inside a home, armed with a weapon. it started with a teenager behind the wheel in a case of road rage. abc 7 spoke with the victims. you can see the dad is recovering. he has a black guy from the beating and stitches in his arm. the family didn't want to use their names because they know the suspects are on the loose. it started when their driving andson was didn't let a black honda civic speed by them. the teenager back to his home in woodbridge. suspects forced their way in, armed with weapons. they held the mom at gunpoint and all she could do was watch as her husband was stabbed multiple times and even with a taste ball bat for 13 minutes. >> they wanted to stab him on
face and looking at me because the woman has begun on my face. remain on thects run. we have a good description of each one of them on our abc 7 news mobile at. a were last seen driving a honda civic with stripes on the side. if you know them, call police right away. -- anna: that is a wild case of road rage caught on camera in hawaii. the driver of a pickup truck recorded the moment when the other driver side swiped them on purpose. new express lanes on i-95 are about to open in virginia.
nearrelieve congestion stafford county. sam sweeney has more on how this will affect your commute. sam: this is an exciting day for those who travel on 95 in stafford county. me, this isbehind the flyover at garrisonville road where you are forced to exit the express lane where they and. every single rush hour it is gridlock here. vdot says those days are over. express lanes are here and they are going to be extending the express lanes from garrisonville road down to one lane. it head southon, towards fredericksburg. an exciting moment for those who live in the area. because this is one of the most congested areas in the entire nation. if you do plan to
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.
us a look. omar: on halloween, it is a celebration but one celebrated with a dark past. over 300 years ago, fear and hysteria triggered the largest witchhunt in history. >> more and more people are accused of being witches, it becomes a congregation where there is no stopping the out of snow ball. >> 20 people were executed and those events were imprinted on the american psyche. >> the salem witch trials serve as a reminder of how people, when they are under a great deal of stress, can become so afraid that they don't use reason and: to solve problems. >> three centuries later, stories of hauntings and happenings in this town draw thousands
a celebration. >> salem is the capital of halloween and people are here to celebrate. >> originally a festival at the end of the harvest, it believed the world between the living and the dead blurred. a lot has changed over the years and two days true meaning depends on who you ask. >> for a five-year-old, candy. for an adult, some sort of self-expression, a time you get to be who you want. >> those ideas keep traditions and the halloween spirit alive. now to a world record broken by penguins. or at least people who are dressed by penguins. on theple gathered football field of youngstown state university. the previous record
people dressed as penguins in a single place. pretty cute. josh: it is something. i had a friend who dressed up like that every year for halloween. he should have been there. adrianna: awesome. that would be a nice and warm costume. with a bitsomething more full coverage. the earlier you start trick-or-treating, the better. it will be a little more comfortable because then the temperatures do drop. fun stuff going on through the day. sonny with less winds today. this will be one of the nicest parts compared to yesterday. then tomorrow, cloutier skies with cashoutier skies -- cloudier skies. we hold on to sunshine early. for
you don't have to work too late so you don't have any trouble doing trick-or-treating. but if you do have trouble, you will need sunglasses out there. full force today. cooler as we have further to the west. mid-50's closer to i-81. below average for this time of year. not by a lot. -- this starts at 3:00. boo at the zoo. a nice and cool afternoon. that is something to keep in mind. heading there, look for tickets ahead of time. $12 if you do head out there. 30's and 40's across the area. the wind will be out of the north at 5-10 miles per hour.
after the kids eat candy tonight, getting to the bus stop , 50's. close to 60's tomorrow afternoon. 74 degrees on friday. that'll be the best day of the week. saturday and sunday, we are back down to average. latest computer guidance doesn't have that much rain in there. a washout. just a chance for a few showers with extra cloud cover. it warm start next week with temperatures in the 70's but we do have a big dip on the way by the middle of next week. adrianna: thank you. eyes are on washington after the latest bombshell in the russia pro. we are joined by the abc political director.
so much to unpack from the recent charges in the russian pro. paul manafort and with dates are facing charges of tax evasion, money laundering and fraud. the chief of staff says he hopes the investigation comes to an end soon but this seems like the tip of the iceberg. >> this is a double-barreled attack at a show of force by robert mueller. good luck with this ending anytime soon. talking about people at the highest level of the campaign with the trump organization and also the lowest level. and the idea that there are potential conspiracies or conversations with the russians through the campaign, that has by whatn a real sense came out of the grand jury yesterday. adrianna: can the white house and the president distance themselves from the investigation? do they have t
head on? how you handle this? >> they are playing selective defense on individual pieces. paul manafort -- these things happened years ago. for the campaign. of course though, it does have applications for the campaign. george papadopoulos information, this was someone who didn't have the official go-ahead from supervisors so we will see what comes out of that. we know that george papadopoulos is cooperating with authorities. who else is aware of these things. they will have to plug the hole that has sprung a leak. adrianna: the president wants to put the pressure on to fire robert mueller. talked on that? >> george stephanopoulos asked the president's lawyers about that. but there is no cause for that. this is not your typical person legal scrutiny. the president of the unite
adrianna: back now with an incredible rescue. a teenage surfer spotted a man driving after -- a man drowning after his boat capsized. the dramatic rescue was caught on camera. >> watch as a drone catches the terrifying moments the boat crashes in florida. the boat capsizes and throws the man into the ocean. he tries everything he can to keep his head above
the 13-year-old surfer heard his cries for help. >> at first we saw the boxes on the boat. we couldn't see what was going on. >> woman later, he spotted the boat or going against the tide. >> he was coming around the inlet so i went around to the end of the inlet where the current is and i gave him my surfboard. it was really strong and i was swimming next him and i was struggling to get out of that area near the jetty. >> his dad is not surprised by his sons heroism. >> it is his character. he just went around there and gave his board to a grown man and they came back and said hey, what's for dinner, dad? >> he said thank you as he got out. officers were there. i kind of went back to surfing. adrianna: well. now, a new invention for those who hate the sound people make when they are
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adrianna: wow. apparently a bear could not wait for trick-or-treating. the bear decided to break into a candy store. it looks like it didn't like the selection and ran out moments after running in. josh: you see this at night but with people on the streets? adrianna: i would be running. our team stepped out in our costumes for this morning special. log onto our twitter pages, facebook or instagram to see of paxton scenes manner. we had a great time. we had ferris bueller, penny wise,
carrie, and eileen was dressed as reagan. we had a good time. a good time.s had was it frightening? to just fore open us. the entire crew was there to scare us. it was fun. josh: there have been a lot of halloween's where i have tried to help people dodge the rain. nice for your trick-or-treating. most of the day is dry. it probably isn't worth keeping the umbrella ready today. friday looks great. adrianna: happy halloween. we see you back here at 4:00.
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.
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