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jonathan: did a mistake by the air force put a gun into the hands of the texas shooter? police department swiping cell phones, then reselling them? the investigation you will see only on 7. and -- >> the hard part was no we we may be losing a child. alzheimer'sildhood is a painful reality for some families, and we are looking into a possible breakthrough in treatment. alison: we are in the stormwatch 7 weather center to begin tonight. we have cold weather on the way. jonathan: we are about a 20-degree dip in the temperatures. bill:
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joke. october we were spoiled. last year on this day it was 70, the year before that it was 80, but mother's nature is saying enough of that. good evening to other view. currently, not bad, mid-to-upper 50's, quantico 58, d.c. 59. winchester 45. ,oday when we had the storms that was the cold front. it swept through and now the cooler air behind it and we will get another wave of moisture tomorrow. we will be talking about that in just a few minutes. the voting day forecast, going there arels, certainly a time when it be better than others if you wanted drive. out the door tomorrow morning, t, 41 fairfax, germantown 39.
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cooler. more on that coming up. followingd we are breaking news from southeast d.c. where the police are investigating after an off-duty d.c. cop witnessed an armed robbery near alabama avenue. the officer opened fire but missed. the criminal got away. tonightned about 7 p.m. and there is still an active scene after 10 p.m. stay with abc 7 for updates. developments in the texas church massacre that killed 26 parishioners. by the u.s. air force may have helped the shooter get the gun. nancy: the air force failed to enter the gunman's 2012 domestic violence conviction into the federal database that is checked when people tried to purchase guns.
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gun from a store in 2016 and pass the background check at the time. the governor of texas said the state had declined him a license to carry a firearm. the middle of the unanswered questions, a community is shattered. >> we laugh together, cried together, and worship together. our church family is gone, and the few of us that are left behind lost tragically yesterday. three the gunman had gunshot wounds. he shot himself in the head, but was also shot in the leg and torso by an armed citizen. population of the town is dead. 14 people are hospitalized, including several children. jonathan: a long investigation still in the early stages. we will continue to bring you the latest as we find out more on air and also on the abc 7 news aop
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alison: fairfax county police are trying to find a missing mother and her three-year-old daughter from falls church. take a good look at this picture. and27-year-old gail pharaoh her daughter, maya, were last seen in falls church. they believe that she left in a blue 2012 toyota highlander. the mother is in need of medical attention. we will bring you the latest as we get it. 23,000 dollars of cell phones vanishing from a locked room at montgomery county police headquarters. the man accused was a trusted police department employee. kevin: a montgomery county detective was scouring an online database of secondhand electronics sellers and recognize the fourth name on the list, jacob golden. there is
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records reveal that golden, a 23-year-old recently hired i.t. employee, snatched at least 30 iphones, androids, and samsung es from a locker room. the police say that golden sold the department smartphones at area best buy and gamestop stores, mostly while on the clock. a grand total taken? 23,000 others. >> -- $23,000. >> he would have had access to that of the i.t. department. to his defense attorney friday has gone unreturned. year. making $40,000 per he is now on unpaid leave, facing a felony theft charge. kevin lewis, abc 7 news. alison: the secret service says
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that it arrested a man who traveled to d.c. to "kill all white police and the white house." the man was unarmed but is charged with a felony. jay korff is there tonight. this is connected to montgomery county? jay: indeed ,alison, montgomery county get this alarming telephone call at 1 p.m. from the next wife in texas saying that she is concerned about his mental health. to hisrts them facebook page. on it it said he was in a silver spring hotel and was going to the white house to kill all white police. the police confirmed he was at the hotel, but he was gone, so they alerted at the secret service to be on the lookout for the man at 3 p.m. about 4 p.m., he was arrested very close to where i'm standing right now in lafayette park on pennsylvania avenue. the police are thinking the ex-w
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call. >> she let us know and we were able to use that information and possibly prevent violence. the secret service says the man was charged with making a felony threat. they did not find a weapon on him when he was arrested. jay korff, abc 7 news. ofathan: in just a matter hours, virginians will be starting the process of picking a new governor. alison: a new opoll shows democrat ralph northam with a 9% lead over republican ed gillespie. the poll last week had northam with a 70% lead -- a 17% lead, so a closer race now. tim:
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tomorrow, more people are expected to show up at the polling places, just like this one. arele across the country turning their attention to the competitive virginia governor's race. a significant way to measure what voters think about president trump. it pits and gillespie against ralph northam. >> i believe when it comes to economic growth, virginia should be first in the country. we don't have those policies right now. >> the most important job of the governor is our economy. tomployment has gone down 3.7%, but we still have work to do. tim: the candidates crisscrossed the commonwealth on the eve of an election that is so important to both parties that barack obama and mike pence both campaign. >> the ability of the governor of virginia to work with the president is important. tim: last
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beat president trump by five percentage points in virginia. northam has raised millions more than gillespie. fewer democrats show up at the polls than they do with the presidency is at stake. the polls have this race neck learned last as we november, anything can happen. daythan: it will be a busy tomorrow, lots of ways to keep up with the breaking news, abc 7 and our sister station news channel 8. we will also have the latest information on our website, wjla.com. alison: also in virginia tomorrow, the lieutenant governor's race. is runningfax against jill vogel. attorney general mark herring is facing john adams. all 100 seats in the general
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maryland, voters will cast ballots for the mayors of annapolis, frederick, and college park. it is afternoon in south korea where president trump has arrived and he will soon be speaking to american troops and their families about 40 miles south of seoul, south korea. he will then talk about trade and the north korean nuclear threat with south korea's president. you have probably never heard of it, childhood alzheimer's. typically once diagnosed, a child will only live 10 to 15 years longer, but in the painful data, there is hope. reporter: now she is 22. >> predicting the future can be hard. at nih in bethesda, they are working on a breakthrough experimental
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the devastating yet hopeful
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jonathan:
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, two wars that should not go together. alison: kimberly suiters takes us into this rare disease that robs children of adulthood. kimberly: three hours north of d.c., a picturesque pennsylvania town, the sun is always shining for this 22-year-old. even when she is struggling, it's shining. friday, christina fell. loss of balance is a side effect of the disease, what some call childhood alzheimer's. by bit, children lose their memory. they put chocolate on the top. but when they turn on the oven, it's on the bottom. >> she never complains.
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christina is the smile on her face. kimberly: especially when she is with the medical staff at nah, hurt -- at nih, her second home the last 10 years. every two weeks, her mom drives south to bethesda for the spinal tap and experimental drugs. there is no fda-approved treatment for the disease. it's very hard to watch the children go through what they go through. kimberly: christina was adopted when she was 18 months old. has to faceamily with the future may not hold. >> just knowing we may be losing a child. even harder was putting our children through losing a sibling. >> thank you very much. >> they lift my spirits every time i see them.
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spirits. kimberly: this doctor studies neurological disorders. of the 500 children in the world with the disease, he has seen 100 of them. >> it's rare. our data right now on this new drug is that we have been able to slow it. drug showede promise in lab animals, extending their lives. the fda gave it breakthrough status and expedited review. >> predicting the future can be hard. kimberly: 10 to 15 years after diagnosis, most children with the disease will die. dylan.n like 14-year-old and medical procedures pave the way for
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he did not go through this in vain. the community around frederick, maryland, fell in love with dylan. >> always a smile. kimberly: right up until his last day. said take mep, he to school. kimberly: that april might he went into a coma and never woke up. >> he left a legacy. enjoyed life. enjoy life. kimberly: dr. porter dedicated trial,ort on the recent dylan showing us how to live life despite the devastating disease. they have raised it hundred thousand dollars to fund the research that may buy time for other children. >>
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this shirt passed away this year. kimberly: what did he pass away from? christina has forgotten, so she asks her mom. does that worry you, knowing you had a friend who died from this disease? >> a little bit, but i know where i'm going. kimberly: where are you going? >> heaven. alison: such pain for those families. jonathan: such a tough disease. we are on the scene of some breaking news, a pedestrian struck on the beltway in a hit-and-run. trouble, left car their car, and was hit by a tractor-trailer. sky track 7 is over the scene near good luck road. the victim's condition has not been released. stay wit
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alison: a 7 on your side consumer alert -- cvs is starting home delivery. chain will pharmacy deliver prescriptions in manhattan starting next month. same day delivery will start in d.c. next year, followed by next day service around the country. holiday: target has its hours, which includes a little breakfast up stores will open at 6 p.m. on thanksgiving and close again at midnight to give you and their workers a little rest before black friday kicks into high gear. 47, 49 days until christmas, i think. right now, showers and storms that rolled through earlier are out of here, off the eastern watching the next weather system back to the west. this is going to affect us tomorrow. futurecast with the timing.
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the polls to vote. overnight, we are fine, a few clouds, chilly, but as expected to be rain free for the morning commute. cooler conditions. let me stop this at 10:00. the showers first come in from the west, heading to the east. the shenandoah valley, along the blue ridge, you may see showers by 10:00. most of the metro should be dry at that time. it is close to noon that the rain starts filling in for lunch tomorrow, a good chance of rain. during the afternoon, i see it pretty much on and off throughout the afternoon, into the evening. if youur umbrella handy are out and about tomorrow. if you wanted to get out and have it dry,
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or is a possibility lines could be longer, so allow extra time. have the umbrella tomorrow. this time tomorrow night it starts to taper off. we could see a fairmount of rainfall. 6:30 in the morning, running the shot through to this time tomorrow night, half an inch to an inch of rain in many spots. off and on rain throughout the day. starting at off, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, going into the afternoon, early evening. today we hit 70 degrees. tomorrow afternoon, around the same time, mid to upper 40's. it will be a huge temperature decrease in the day tomorrow. that sets the stage for below normal temperatures. 50 wednesday with lingering rain the first half of the day.
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our first freezing temperatures. it is dry saturday.
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will have power over your health care. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged more for health care; premiums would go up. and adams supports giving employers the power to block birth control access for female employees. john adams: wrong on health care,
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wrong for virginia. disclaimer: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. we are the tv doctors of america, and we may not know much about medicine, but we know a lot about drama. we also know that you can avoid drama by getting an annual check-up. so go, know, and take control of your health. it could save your life. cigna. together, all the way. alison: a special sneak preview days before the macy's thanksgiving day parade. some new faces, including olafg from "frozen" and a character from
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tradition since 1927. that theymake sure are aerodynamic. inson: and the grinch is there this year. how was he not before? robert: the redskins may need to calm down a little bit. jonathan: no. cooley says he wishes he was back in the locker
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-800-501-6000 today. >> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. robert: tonight the capitals had a chance to do something they have not done in a season, putting three wins together. facing arizona, in the second, 2-1 coyotes. john carlson, alex ovechkin scores. we are tied at 2-2. less than a minute to go in overtime, still tied, carlson is therefore the rebound. and game-winner. caps win 3-2. be honest, the redskins go to seattle, a little banged up, nobody had a lot of confidence sunday. boy, was i wrong, shocking the world, 17-14
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were missing. six starters. kirk cousins, clutch. that is a $24 million quarterback throw. erin hawksworth stopped by espn 980 to talk to former redskin chris cooley. >> for the first time in a while i can go up to guy, high five, man. i'm not part of the locker room, but to feel like you believe in the come as a guy outside of it, and you are excited for the, i'm excited for the own players. i love our guys. that's the coolest thing for me. i can really hype them up. scherzernd both max and stephe
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bill:
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alison: and cold. bill: it will be a rainy afternoon getting out to the polls. get out in the morning if you want to avoid the rain. , good for 40's december weather. jonathan: so proud that you picked the redskins to beat seattle. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, 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
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and ed gillespie's plan to cut taxes for the wealthy could cut virginia school funding, too. ed doesn't stand for education. how's it going down there? that's good. lica misses you. i'm over it though. (laughter) that's fine. i miss her more than you anyway. ♪ ♪ hey, my window is closing. yeah that's okay. alright miles. i love you. (phone hangs up) ♪ ♪ yeah i love you too. ♪ ♪
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will have power over your health care. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged more for health care; premiums would go up. and adams supports giving employers the power to block birth control access for female employees. john adams: wrong on health care, wrong on birth control, wrong for virginia. disclaimer: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- idris elba. from the world series champion houston astros, carlos correa. and music from brad paisley and john fogerty. and now, whaddaya know here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome to the show. thank you for watching.

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