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virginia. the winner, democrat ralph northam. >> we need to close the divide in our community. >> teachers should not be doing that to students. alison: and hours in the cold rain. the tribute to our veterans, next. ,> now, abc 7 news at 11:00 on your side. democrat ralph northam and defeated republican ed gillespie. northam coming out on top. jonathan: nine percentage points. we have team coverage from both camps. we start live in fairfax, where ralph northam and his supporter
candidates spoke less than an hour ago, but he was quickly interrupted. what happened? richard: that's right, a big victory for ralph northam tonight. he came out to give his victory speech, nodding to the crowd, waving. he is just about to make his speech when suddenly there is shouting. several voices are shouting "sanctuary, sanctuary," and ralph northam was hustled off the stage. the protesters were led away quickly, but it was a strange start to this new administration. he was talking tonight about unity. let's listen in. >> that we will not condone hatred and bigotry and to end the politics that have poor this country apart. i want to let you know that in
ouror to ghheal differences, to bring unity to our people, and i'm here to let you know that the doctor is in. richard: a clean sweep for the democrats. some insiders did not expect for this victory to come this soon. and so clearly a victory tonight. richard reeve, abc 7 news. jonathan: on the other side of the aisle, and gillespie falling short in his race. alison: anna-lysa gayle is in richmond tonight with the gop and ed gillespie. anna-lysa: it was certainly not the result that the team expected tonight. take a look at this empty ballroom. we heard one supporter say that it is sad, and that was the mood through the night, sadness as the result started to roll in. we heard a little bit of that in
speech. he had been tweeting all day about the locations he visited across virginia, people receiving the robo call from president trump on gillespie's behalf, and those efforts were not enough. he called northam to congratulate him on his victory. through his campaign, gillespie really tried to appeal to his voters. >> more than a million virginians who came out and were expressing very legitimate concerns about the need for more opportunity here in the commonwealth, the need for more jobs.on of stable anna-lysa: on twitter, president trump shared his reaction from south korea. gillespie worked hard but did not embrace me or what i stand for."
responded to that comment. anna-lysa gayle, abc 7 news. jonathan: a look at some of the other races. ae lieutenant governor won by democrat, just in fairfax beating out jill vogel. alison: and democratic incumbent mark haring defeated john adams. jonathan: in the house of delegates come history being made as virginia has elected its first openly transgender public official, danica roem, beating the incumbent bob marshall covering the city of manassas park and parts of presley him county. roem becomes the nation's only openly transgender senator. of voterccusations suppression in virginia, the naacp said that fraudulent calls and texts were placed to tell people their polling places had been changed in prince william county and manassas. jonathan: abc 7
the local race results. we have the results scrolling at the bottom of the screen. and results on wjla.com also our news app. alison: right now, as we go outside, it was cold, rainy, and gloomy. tamara is not looking much warmer. what do you need to know as we head out in the morning? here is chief meteorologist bill kelly. bill: you will want the coat, but you can most likely leave the umbrella home. for now, look it, the rain is out of here, moving out to the east. the second rainiest day ever recorded on this particular date. the wake-up temperatures, widespread 30's. a little warmer inside the beltway, 44 degrees. 36 around fairfax, but very chilly, and even colder at the end of the week. we will talk about that in jus
live desk. president trump has just delivered a speech to the south assembly,national focusing a great deal on north korea and their weapons program. the president stop to reassure south korea and americans living there they are safe and he believes the standoff will be resolved. >> america does not seek conflict or confrontation. but we will never run from it. with regimeslled that have foolishly tested america's resolve. nancy: the white house says that heavy fog in the president's speech mstopped a previously scheduled trip to the demilitarized zone between the north and south. latesan: now the
kelley escaped from a metal health facility and made death threats against a military commanders. whyair force is reviewing his court-martial conviction for domestic violence was not in the national database, which would have stopped him from buying guns. it would have prevented him from walking into a store in legally purchasing a gun. the fbi said it will take weeks to break the encryption on his cell phone. that phone right now is being analyzed in quantico. in an: a teacher arrested district shaken by scandal. a woman who taught at st. charles high school in waldorf is accused of sexually abusing a student. tim barber is live with the investigation happening now. tim? tim: the teacher only taught here at st. charles high school before theears police were tipped off about the allegations back in may.
sexually abusing a child and showing them porn. the student was a student at the same school where parker taught. >> very disturbing. tim: charles county police say the student was abused between the fall of 2016 and last march. officials were tipped off, but a grand jury did not indict the teacher until friday. the police arrested the 40-year-old suspect three days later. >> teachers should not be tempting students. tim: parker is out of jail on $20,000 bond. school officials say she is from kids, working in the district office. on age ordered the teacher court-appointed gps and to stay away from kids. tim barber, abc 7 news. that same district, a former teacher's aide pleading not guilty to federal charges. carlos
hiv-positive when he was arrested. he is facing 10 federal charges of child pornography, in being accuseds accu of assaulting several children. alison: we have breaking news, the police responding to a double shooting in northwest, and one of the victims is dead. jay korff just got to the scene. what can you tell us? alison, from what we are hearing, this was a drive-by shooting, happening just a couple hours ago. i'm in the alley of the 1300 block of north street in northwest washington. are lookinge crews through trash cans with flashlights, trying to gather clues and figure out what is going on. adult maleswo
when possibly a van came through, shots fired, two men were hit, one killed, the other survived. we do not have the names and we do not know the motive, but the police are on the lookout for the red sedan at this hour. for all of the updates on the story, check out abc 7's smartphoneapp. jay korff, abc 7 news. the national transportation safety board is investigating a crash that killed former major leaguer roy halladay. two-time cy young award wehner was piloting his plane when it crashed in shallow water off of florida's west coast. nobody else was on board. halladay retired in 2013 after playing for both the blue jays and the phillies. jonathan: when are we getting a break from the cold and rain? the rain not stopping an emotional tribute at the vietnam veterans memorial, a
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election results.th more full resultsve scrolling at the bottom of the screen and also listed on our website, wjla.com. jonathan: in new jersey, they governor, new democrat phil murphy. he will replace republican governor chris christie. alison: in new york city, the race for mayor and incumbent democrat bill de blasio easily beating his republican challenger for stop a big night for democrats across the country. jonathan: we will keep you posted with the new developments, and you can download our abc 7 news app. in just the fifth time history, special veterans day tribute at the vietnam veterans memorial. each of the
being read aloud. hour upon hour, in the cold driving rain, volunteers stepped to the microphone. >> jimmy richard griffin. jay: for the next four days, thousands of americans -- >> john malcolm bishof. jay: will speak the names etched into the vietnam veterans memorial. really makes it sink home how many names are 58,000, when it takes four days to read them. vietnam veteran charlie hilton traveled from indiana to read names. >> it is hard every time i come here. i love coming
,318 the remains of 58, people who died as a result of the vietnam war may rest elsewhere, but here they stand shoulder to shoulder one last time. jay korff, abc 7 news. thethan: so nice to see follmann tears do that. there are reports the district attorney in manhattan will present a case against harvey weinstein to a grand jury as soon as next week. abc news reports the movie mogul hired a firm run by former spies to gather information on dozens of women who were accusing him of sexual misconduct. the goal was reportedly to keep those women from coming forward with information. 7 on your side with a consumer alert from netflix. and email that you have to watch out for looks legit. it says that netflix cannot validate your billing
is about to be suspended. the only red flag is the hiaceholder that reads "i name," a typo that a big company like netflix likely would not make. alison: twitter wants to give you a chance to save more. -- save more. it is rolling out a 280- character limit. it will not apply to users in chinese, korean, and because those languages already fit twice as much information and half the characters. montgomery county's minimum wages going up. the council said yes to a $15 per hour minimum wage for full-time workers, a 30% increase. that rate must be in effect between 2021 and 2024, depending on the size of the business.
said he will sign the measure. bill: switching gears, what a day it was with the rain. some of the totals from around the region, officially 1.07 inches of rain in d.c. at reagan national. ok, where does that right? the record is two inches set on this date 20 years ago, but it is the second wettest days we have had ever, and these records go back to 1871. it was wet. inches,round .92 andrews a little more, 1.25. some spots picking up even more. moving forward to the next-door at, which is the temperatures. they are considerably cooler come in the 30's in many spots. stillster 36, luray 37, 43 in d.c., the wind not that strong.
in manassas, leesburg, hagerstown 34 with the windchill, winchester 31. tomorrow morning of the numbers will not move much from where they are now. you definitely want to layer up, bundle up in the morning. we have clout sticking around potentially with fog. we have the rain and other clouds beginning to give us breaks in the class, aiding in the development of fog. the futurecast shows the showers getting out of here, generally dry in the morning drive. daytime, another weather system slides bad i to the south. southern counties, fredericksburg, leonardtown, down here, parts of basically the southern area, rain showers may be scooting up, potentially charles county. not
make it all the way to the district, but we are watching some of the southern areas continuing to see showers. big story tomorrow will be the temperature. tomorrow afternoon we warm a little more than today, but still way below normal. for --lfor -- she'lly for november with a high temperature of 50 degrees, slight chance of showers. we are dry thursday, friday, and veterans day, but another shot of cool air moving in friday with a high temperature with sunshine down to about 43 degrees. saturday morning, if you have anything outdoors for the veterans day morning, layer up because we have a good likelihood of not only our first , but pretty far south of that 32 degree
thanks, bill. you remember these, right? bill: yeah. the final flight of a united airline 747 takes off today after a short delay. the queen of the skies left san francisco bound for hawaii this afternoon. same airplane visited dulles just a few weeks ago. united and soon delta will be retiring the 747's for more fuel-efficient long-haul jets. go, but justkémon for the national mall. alison: we are taking you inside of a new educational app. ♪ [doorbell] ♪ ♪ when you have doctors working as a team for your health, you get the care you need to help you thrive.
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