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down, sent flying. even boats like that. but the reason so few people were hurt? look around you. for dozens of miles around, forest. >> reporter: the country getting lucky. the compact, fast-moving storm passing over a sparsely populated area. and what's left of patricia coupled with this gulf storm is heading northeast. the next couple days very wet in spots from the mississippi river all the way 0 maine. rob marciano, abc news, atlanta, georgia. >> turning now to politics and donald trump losing more ground in iowa ahead of tomorrow's gop debate. trump blasted pollsters who reported him trailing carson by double digits telling supporters he's still in first place. after refusing to apologize to carson for remarks about his faith, trump is raising eyebrows with his latest comments on religion this time talking about muslim women keeping their faces covered. >> it's easy. you don't have to put on makeup. wouldn't it be easier, right?
trump is facing criticism for saying it hasn't been easy for him even though his father gave him his start in e.r.a. with what he calls a small loan of $1 million. >> a small loan for a startup. >> so walmart the latest big retailer to explore using drones. a spokesman tells abc news walmart may use the drones to fly online orders to customers' doorsteps. or to fly to pick up orders out to the parking lot at their stores. the aircraft may also provide aerial surveillance at distribution centers. am son is also looking into the use of drones as you know. fedex which still delivers the old fashioned way using humans is predicting a record holiday season. it expects ship 317 million packages up 1% from last year. not all that surprising considering the popularity of online shopping. and if you're planning ahead, the busiest shipping days will
be the mondays after thanksgiving and the first two mondays in december. >> okay. get those packages out. get strong language is included in the nfl's appeal of a judge's ruling which cleared tom brady in the deflategate scandal. the league says commissioner roger goodell acted within his discretion to suspend brady for four games. nfl calls it unfathomable that i an judge would lift that suspension saying its conclusion explicable. argues in the case won't be heard till february which means he can play the entire season. >> monday night football the ravens taking on the cardinals. picking it up in the fourth qule carson palmer found john brown with a four-yard touch down pass. baltimore answered with a touchdown of its own. arizona almost sealed the dial with an interception in the end zone. the cardinals hold on for a 28-16 win.
>> cardinals looking good this year. >> you like your cardinals, don't you? >> yes, they're looking good for arizona. we have more evidence that "star wars" is about to take over the entire world. again, this coming from ukraine into my favorite story of the day. >> so awesome. >> lou could you do this to chewbacca, getting rough treatment from the police in the city of odessa? look at this. poor guy arrested for failing to produce proper i.d. when stopped by the cops. >> oh, that's right. >> this might be the best part. the whole incident started while chewbacca was driving a guy dressed as darth raid da are to vote in a local election. chewy was fined $7.50. >> i'd like to tell the foekts over there, nobody puts chewy in the corner. nobody. >> thank you. >> what did you say? >> aren't they on opposite teams? >> they are. it was a wookie cop.
>> really? >> that was good. coming up "the mix" the comment that's full of booze. cosmos. >> also had, hiring a private investigator to check out baby-sitters. is this a bit extreme? hear from some parents putting safety first. >> a showdown in the store involving a clerk, a would be robber and who had the most threatening weapon. why the clerk ended up laughing. you have to see our behind the pics on instagram in case chewbacca shows up. you're watching "world news now." it's a pretty good chewbacca. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason. but be careful.
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bigger knife. he tried to rip off the down the block convenience store in manchester, new hampshire over the weekend. but the clerk dawn, she pulled her own knife from under the counter. crook took one look at it, hesitated a moment and high tailed out of there. dawn says that she almost made her laugh. >> the guy came in running in, and he put his hand on the counter and screamed give meet money, give me the money. i looked at him. i thought it was quite funny because he had the knife here. so i reaped for mine and showed him and he thought for a second and then ran out the door. >> the clerk just wants the suspect captured by police saying it's scary enough to be working the nightshift in a store. >> oh, wow.
now to a growing trend among parents checking out what's really going on when one else is taking care of your kids. >> the advent of nanny cams has made it easier for parents to keep an eye on things. here's lara spencer with more. >> reporter: we're out under cover. discreetly following this nanny with a professional so-called nanny spy. but why? caught on nanny cam, shaking a 1-year-old girl. time and time again, we hear and see these real life horror stories of nannies behaving badly. now families are shelling out big bucks on private investigators like tom russ kin and eddie hamilton from cmp group investigations. >> we are getting more calls now than ever before. you have to feel comfortable with this person who is basically joining your family as an outsider. >> that comfort is exactly what this first-type mom is looking for. >> it's very difficult to find somebody you can trust. >> reporter: our own genevieve
>> why did you decide to hire someone to follow your baby-sitter? >> i'm a first time mom going back to work. i'm nervous who i'm going to leave them with. >> reporter: we're not showing you their faces. as p.i. eddie goes undercover, move. >> what are some of the worst practice? >> we see a lot of nanny distraction where nanny is not paying attention to the children. we've seen nannies leave children in strollers outside of a store. >> p.i.s are joining what some say is a rise in so-called mommy spies. moms keeping tabs on care attackers posting photos online like upper eastside mamas. >> the mom that takes a picture, what motivates her to do it. >> she sees a child and sees what is wrong and thinks if this was my nanny, i would want to know.
>> in the end what did you find? >> she began her walk. checked the comforter. compared to what we've seen in the past, how does she rate? >> 10. >> this is somebody i would want to lir. >> somebody you would want to hire. >> sometimes i always say go with your instinct as parents. >> your gut instinct. when you're interviewing a nanny. i don't know about having a private investigator. if you have the money for it. >> coming up in our next half hour, the hidden danger in your home. natural gas to blame for a massive explosions rocking neighborhoods across the country and latest incident where officials say the homeowner is to blame. but first, traveling back a few decades to the '80s where big hair and even bigger threat, a serial killer on the loose behind the scenes of "wicked city" just ahead.
abc's newest television series "wicked city" takes viewers deep into the darkside of hollywood during one of its most decadent times in the 1980s. >> it mixes the glitter and glam of that era with serial killers terrorizing tinseltown. brandi hitt takes us behind the scenes that even gives some of the actors the chills. sunset strip. a time of rock 'n' roll, sex and murder. abc's new thriller "wicked city" follows the cat-and-mouse game between a fictional serial killing duo, their victims. and the detectives trying to catch them. >> unsolved murders. >> this is a rabbit hole. just going to go in on a crazy story. >> and play backing. > star ed west wick said he researched real life killers from that era including ted bundy who confessed to murdering
dozens of women. >> i watched a lot of interviews. you have to fill in the blanks because obviously i'm not a serial kill near are you sure? >> yeah, i'm not. you use your imagination. >> how do you fall in love with someone who is a serial killer. >> think about what the neighbors always say about serial killers. he was the nicest guy. >> hi. >> then there's the wild '80s. a character in and of itself. >> beneath the ambition and beneath all the style was something very dark. >> it definitely gets under your skin and creepy. >> it's also a time many of these young actors never experienced in real life. >> it's fun listening to the new music, new for me. >> now they've become fans of the fashion, fun and fear unfolding in this new drama. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. >> i can't believe she said it. i love the new music. >> that's exactly it. >> we should say set your dvrs. "wicked city" premieres at
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all night... or all day. well, time for "the mix." space. >> yes, we are. >> and we're learning something interesting, that there's alcohol and sugar. >> what? >> yeah. >> i need to be an astronaut. >> meet comet love joy. remarkable. you see right there apparently they've discovered for the first time that ethylalcohol actually comes from this type of comet. it's the same kind of alcohol you find in alcoholic beverages. it's been observed in this very comet. they find evidence of the comet has come from the source very complex organic molecules needed for life. >> so all of that that we see trailing there, some of that has alcohol.
comet love joy reeses as much alcohol as at least 500 bottles of wine every second during its peak. somebody barrel that up. >> robert mon dav have i is looking into right now. this is my favorite video of the day. costco is known for its oversized toilet paper. >> we love it for it. >> exactly. but how about this, take this, my buddy. this is an oversized stuffed bear that's nearly eight feet at all they're selling. it's 93 inches in size, as well. it's less than $300. it weighs almost 50 pounds though. so it could hurt a young child. it has its own twitter, facebook pages. but right now, it is out of stock. but it does come out officially in november. >> the mother within me is thinking how do you clean this thing once you've dragged all over the world and you can't
>> it's hard enough to clean the tiny teddy bears your kids have. imagine this guy. look how fun that is. >> the dry cleaner wouldn't even take this one. me. >> we're going to move to our next story. i want to introduce you to a way to clean up the leaves in your yard. there's this way which most of us know, for $10 you can buy a broom, sweep it up. why buy a broom when you can have your own drone do it all in a matter of seconds. >> whoa. >> the dj phantom three quad copter will put you back $1200. look how fast the leaves disappear pooh look how powerful that is. >> if only they had a drone that does laundry, as well. >> that was brilliant. so we've had pizza rat and milkshake zwirl. now may i introduce you to pigeon bagel. >> is that a bagel around its neck? >> it's a bagel.
this morning on "world news now," political showdown. of the republicans in tomorrow night's debate. donald trump's latest controversial comments and a surprising trend in the polls. the extreme weather system that dumped nearly two feet of rain on texas and louisiana. the human toll and the new storm threatening the flood zone. >> new this half hour, the fireworks explosion lighting up the skies overnight. with blast after blast, the dangerous scene for firefighters and the latest on the injuries. >> and later in the skinny, the royals and movie stars at the premier of 007's "spectre." daniel craig is asked again would he return to his role as james bond.
tuesday, october 27th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning on this incredibly busy tuesday. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. it is busy for so many different reasons. we have politics, we have weather that we're covering and, of course, covering "spectre," as well which is opening up. >> one of my favorite stories. >> let's begin with that political take-down, donald trump, ben carson making big strides ahead of the third gop debate. the third poll in a row is showing trump losing to carson in iowa now by 14 points. it's your voice, your vote. tom llamas is following the republicans. >> reporter: donald trump telling supporters don't believe the hype or the polls. >> i'm number two in iowa. i said, i don't believe it. one's bloomberg, they hate me, the other one is a super liberal newspaper, "the des moines register," which is third rate,
totally third rate, not respected in iowa. it's a third rate crummy newspaper. so, i've got these two polls. bloomberg hates me -- don't forget, michael did want to run for president. >> reporter: trump getting new scrutiny, saying he's had to fight his whole life, even though his father was a multimillionaire who gave him his start in real estate. >> it's not been easy for me. it has not been easy for me, and, you know, i started off in brooklyn. my father gave me a small loan of $1 million. >> reporter: nothing small about a million bucks, but trump says it isn't very much compared to what he's built. now, with ben carson well ahead in iowa, trump hitting the retiref neurosurgeon hard. after saying you can't criticize someone's faith, trump then said this about carson's. >> i'm presbyterian. boy, that's down the middle of the road, folks, in all fairness. i mean, seventh day adventist, i don't know about. i just don't know about. >> reporter: carson demanding an >> a couple of months ago, i said something which he took as an attack on his faith, and i
apologized for that. i hope he will have the same grace. >> reporter: but trump refuses. and new comments on religion getting attention, saying women in muslim countries appreciate their customs and some want to keep their faces covered. >> in fact, it's easy. you don't have to put on makeup. look how beautiful everyone looks. wouldn't it be easy -- right? wouldn't that be easy? i'll tell you, if i was a woman, i don't want to -- i'm ready, darling, let's go. >> reporter: and despite those plo numbers we mentioned, donald trump is not giving up on iowa. he'll be in the hawkeye state today his last stop before the debate on wednesday. tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> the white house and congressional leaders appear to have reached a budget deal. details released late last night ahead of a vote in the house tomorrow. the proposed budget would include cuts to social security and medicare. it would also increase the
federal borrowing limit in order to avoid a government default next week. an oklahoma judge ordered the suspect in that deadly homecoming crash be held on $1 million bond. it was the first court appearance for adacia chambers who faces four counts of second degree murder. the prosecutor says chambers purposely drove around a barricade before plowing into spectators. he's awaiting results of toxicology tests but chambers' father says she suffers from mental illness. on the west coast of canada, the search continuing for one person still missing following sunday's sinking of a whale watching boat off vancouver island. the five people killed in the incident were all british citizens. a survivor says a sudden wave caused the boat to capsize. the 65-foot craft had operated for 20 years without a single problem. authorities say the complete investigation could take several months, however. those severe drenching storms spraying across the eastern half of the country. >> louisiana is finally getting a break from what's left of hurricane patricia. but many people across the state
we go now to you abc's elizabeth hur in new orleans. good morning, elizabeth. >> reena and kendis, good morning to you. these storms were not only destructive here in texas, here in louisiana officials are looking into a weather-related accident that turned deadly. driving in torrential downpours like these turned deadly in kenner, louisiana. police confirming a man lost control of his car during a storm and died. streets still swamped monday morning. 20 children needed to be rescued from their flooded school bus. more than eight inches of rain falling from new orleans baton rouge led to power outages for thousands and flooding around louisiana state university. in some spots, the water more than three feet deep turning even lsu football players into good samaritans. >> i didn't expect to see cars underwater over there like they are right now. it's a very unfortunate situation. everybody just needs to pay more attention to the barricades and signs. >> reporter: meanwhile in texas, residents are still reeling
mother nature over the weekend. >> we heard a crash and i thought somebody came in my front door with a truck. >> reporter: the focus in the lone star state is cleaning up and drying out after record-breaking rainfall from san antonio to dallas. the result more than 75 high water rescues south of dallas alone. here in new orleans, nearly 9 inches of rain fell on sunday alone. turns out that is the wettest october day on record. kendis and reena, back to you. >> our thanks to elizabeth. some of those areas hardest hit. can expect more flooding later on in the week. >> while this nasty storm system makes its way to the north, accuweather's molly cochran continues our coverage. good morning, molly. >> thanks kendis and reena. on tuesday, dallas, houston going to have some sunshine. definitely well deserved across the lope star state, but unfortunately, more wet weather to come on friday and into the start of the weekend from dallas to san antonio including the
houston area. definitely could spell trouble as we were just hard hit with rain a few days ago. across the deep south, showers will continue for atlanta up towards the raleigh area and this wet weather is going to be traveling into the northeast. tuesday night and into wednesday. coming along with the heavy rain, some gusty winds along the immediate coastline could cause beach erosion and be prepared for some heavy delays along i-95. kendis and reena, back to you. >> our thanks to molly there at accuweather. an employee of our station in miami wplj came to the rescue of a pilot whose plane just crashed. engineer juan rodriguez was on a news helicopter which happened to fly over the crash site. the chopper landed and rodriguez rushed to the pilot's side arriving even before the ems crew got there. >> at least the guy was alive and he was in a lot of pain. his face was bloody. the arms was bad. >> that pilot being treated at a
two passengers on board the small plane weren't injured. the department of transportation is forbidding airline passengers from packing e-cigarettes in checked bags. they can still bring them on board in carry on bags but can't recharge them while on the plane. the department says the battery operated electronic smoking devices have sparked at least 26 explosions or fires since 2009. and the rule takes effect in about two weeks. who knew? >> why did it take so long? >> good point. >> good to know. you're excited about it. with the royals hosting the mets. you know kansas city was there last year. the mets haven't been there in 15 years. >> that's okay. that's one of the reasons why hundreds of mets fans gathered for a pep rally in their team's home borough of queens. everyone decked out in blue orange. and some even brought along mets souvenirs they purchased from
not surprisingly, everyone predicted the mets would win the series. >> in kansas city, there's no shortage of world series gear on offer for fans to buy. sales are said to be swift despite the royals having been in the series last year. as you mentioned on the field the teams held workouts ahead of tonight's game one. both sides are shaking off rust. pennant last friday. in nearly a week. their series with the cubs ended last wednesday. >> we were thinking of taking sports with reena on the road. you have to wait and see if that happens. >> you mean to the stadium in queens. >> we have to check the budget. >> coming up in "the skinny," why is richard gere hanging out on the streets looking homeless? >> also ahead, those pictures from an animal shelter showing two dogs awaiting adoption hugging each other. it was seen around the world. where are they now? >> and a safety alert after a powerful explosion leveled a house.
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>> never letting him climb that tree again. also in l.a., the bizarre ending the suspect seen throwing money out of a suitcase before being hit with a bean bag by police. since a production crew was working down the street, some people thought the shooting was part of a tv show or movie. only in l.a. but it was entirely real. >> glad everyone was okay there. >> don't worry. this was not someone getting an early or late start to their fourth of july celebrations. this was the scene in a town in the netherlands. the house loaded with fireworks where it was being store the was on fire causing an impromptu display. the house completely destroyed and the three people inside were injured. >> well, it wasn't fireworks that blew up one new england home but an apparent mistake in fixing an appliance. >> experts say the bigger mistake was trying to do it herself in the first place. abc's gio benitez has the story.
>> reporter: a do-it-yourself job apparently went horribly wrong. >> there was a big explosion. there's a big fire. oh, my god, there's someone in the house. >> reporter: inside the house, a woman had gone down to the basement to repair her gas hot water heater. investigators say she accidentally removed her gas shutoff valve and gas poured out. something down there ignited the fire. >> she was upstairs in her bedroom when it happened. was, like, really confused and crazy. >> reporter: but also lucky. >> we all watched the top floor collapse, cave in and collapse down. >> reporter: these images showing the sheer force of gas explosions and how it can happen in an instant. but experts reminding people of the basics. never, ever do it yourself and go to a professional. you may want to even set up a gas alarm to detect a leak, but perhaps most importantly, your nose. this kind of gas smells a bit like a rotten egg. and take a look at that house behind me right now. it is completely leveled. that roof coming down. and right now, fire officials
here. gio benitez, abc news, taunton, massachusetts. >> sometimes there are gases you can't smell like furnaces, hot water heaters they say never try to do on your own because they can leak carbon monoxide and you can't smell it. >> that woman running out of house barefoot and many of her neighbors as you can tell calling for help. >> what would you expect? i would come out. you want her to get her shoes to come out? i would not be getting my nice shoes. >> enough time to get the curlers out. >> you get out of the house like that. >> good point. >> all right. coming up, daniel craig getting testy at the "spectre" world premiere. >> and richard gere responding to a fake story on facebook from someone else's account. "the skinny" is next.
played the british spy look -- looking dap area >> look at that. he was, of course, joined by the bond women. they call them the bond girls but they look amazing. stunning there. and they were upstaged by the royal arrival of the duke and duchess of cambridge. look at them. oh, my goodness. william and kate turning heads as they always do. they stepped onto the red carpet. >> let's not forget prince harry rocking a regal red beard. >> he would make a great bond. >> he could make a good bond. >> is he auditioning? is that what this is about? >> they were received by craig who then got a little annoyed question very much on everyone's mind. >> people still want to know when might you make a decision. day. >> you had the weekend to think about it. >> i don't know yet. >> good for the reporter. you had the weekend to think about it. don't dodge my question. we shouldn't get ahead of ourselves. we see craig in "spectre" stateside on november 7th. bit. >> always. >> always i do want to put a
plug for my favorite idris elba who i believe should be the next james bond. >> i'm not a big fan of that. i would like to see daniel craig again. but we'll see. i didn't know they were fighting words. >> turning to singing sensation known as the weekend along with elvis and the beatles, he's one of a handful of musicians to have two different number one songs in a row. >> he's living large on the cover of the "rolling stone" magazine. but all that success isn't keeping him out of trouble. the toronto native whose real name is abel tesfaye pleaded no contest to punching a las vegas police officer in the face outside a nightclub back in january. >> the judge agreed to dismiss the charges as long as he agrees to pay a $1,000 fine, complete 50 hours of community service and attend impulse control counseling. something we were surpriseds to learn existed in las vegas. richard gere responding to a fake story published on facebook because well, it's a nice fake story. >> let's explain.
him dressed as a homeless man on the street. it was during filming for the movie "time out of mind." the pic was posted to facebook with a fictitious caption that went viral and now has caught gere's attention. >> he borrowed jenna malone's facebook page where he'll be hosting a "q&a" on the issue of homelessness and hopes it will make something good and meaningful happen for our homeless brothers and siz teres. amen to that. >> you can join the conversation at 11:00 a.m. eastern on malone's facebook page. let's recap last night's >> it was halloween night on the competition narrowing, the contestants really going for it. but the night's biggest moment didn't involve any dance moves but getting into the holiday spirit by spooking guest host >> aah! >> damn you! >> you know what? that wasn't the only scare.
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the angels among us pet rescue came up with a message saying we've comforted each other while we need help. went viral. good reason. with the original photo, that's the before. then we showed you the after. still hugging this time with one of the volunteers who helped find them a foster home, already playing. >> get it. with their foster mom and the best development yet, adopted by two georgia residents, wendy and pam, who wanted to make sure the dogs would stay together forever. wendy had recently lost her two elderly dogs together saying their family now turning their tears into smiles giving those hugging dogs their new home. david muir, abc news, new york. >> i love that story. i'm so glad we got that story. that reminded us of one of our viewers, maria tweeted us a
friends adding on some more legs while modeling this year's halloween costume. it is a great look. we want to say thank you for the well wishes and send you a "world news now" mug as a token of our appreciation and call on the rest of our viewers, as well to send us more glamour shots of your animal companions and our favorites will get the coffee mugs. >> share your pets' names and don't try to bother them too much. like young children, too much costume if they're fussing and don't want to get into it, it's not fun. >> that's what's going to happen. it will turn into a rabid dog. >> why do you look back at brian? >> he's petting his imaginary dog. i hope that's imaginary. >> this show is getting really weird. >> i don't know. >> we've got a lot more news coming up. we hope you'll stick with us. >> we'll be right back. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." authorities in british columbia say the investigation into what caused a whale watching boat to sink off vancouver island could take months. one survivor says a sudden wave caused the boat to capsize. full details coming up. a report from the world health organization warns that processed meat can increase the risk of colon cancer. the strongest link, bacon, hot dogs and lunch meat. the meat industry is firing back saying numerous studies show no correlation. >> an impromptu fireworks display took place in a douche town last night. they started off when a house they were being stored in caught
and it was destroyed. three people were injured in the incident. all set for tonight's game. kansas city was in the fall classic last year. the mets haven't been there in 15 years. those are our top stories this tuesday, october 27th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to you. we begin this half hour with the investigation into that whale watching boat. one of the 27 people who were on board remains missing. > and we've learned more about the five people who lost their lives in the incident. we get details now from abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: this is the whale watching boat's final moments upside down in the water off vancouver island before sinking. >> it was pretty scary to hear knowing that they were outside in the open water. >> reporter: 27 people were on afternoon when it went under.
are confirmed dead. another 21 people rescued from the 55 degree water and one remains missing. > it appears the incident happened so quickly, the crew didn't have the an opportunity to send out a mayday. >> reporter: witnesses describe a mad dash of local boats rushing to the scene including several operated by native american tribes pulling survivors out one by one. >> the paramedics were working with people in the boats. those who were critically injured. >> reporter: investigators with canada's transportation safety board are now on scene. >> it's much too early to say what the causes and contributing factors of this accident might be. >> the leviathan 2 departed from tufino on a calm day out scouting for killer hails. because of its large size, passengers were not required to wear life jackets on board. >> this vessel operated for 20 years with a perfect safety record. >> reporter: an underwater recovery team is helping the coast guard with search and rescue efforts.
the crew, passengers and looking at the maintenance history of that boat. >> brandi hitt reporting from los angeles. thank you. a tanker barge that sank in lake erie 78 years ago appears to be leaking oil. the argo was being towed to a refinery in new jersey when it capsized in a gale in 1937. when crews found the barge two months ago, they noticed tiny beads of oil bubbling up to the surface, then evaporating. next they need to find the source of the leak and try to stop it. the suspect in the deadly hopecoming parade crash also appeared before a judge for the first time. prosecutors say she intentionally drove into the crowd of spectators. her attorney says she suffers from mental illness and is suicidal. abc's ryan owens reports from stillwater, oklahoma. >> reporter: the driver seen plowing into a homecoming parade on this distributing video is being held on a million dollars bond. the judge calling 25-year-old adacia chambers "a direct threat to the community." >> we're going to need a bunch of help.
we got a car through a crowd up here. >> reporter: prosecutors are believe chambers was high on drugs when she got behind the wheel saturday morning, killing four and injuring a staggering 47 people at oklahoma state university. among the dead, a retired professor and his wife, an mba student and a 2-year-old boy. chambers family is coming to her defense. >> she wouldn't have done this purposely. i just don't believe that in my heart. >> reporter: at her first court appearance, the judge ordered a psychological evaluation. her attorney says she's mentally ill and doesn't remember the crash. prosecutors plan to charge chambers with four counts of second-degree murder. they warn the judge another victim of this crash is in very grave condition and a fifth charge may be coming. ryan owens, abc news, stillwater, oklahoma. an investigation has been launched after a classroom video in south carolina went viral.
it shows a school resource officer trying to remove a student from class by tipping her desk backward till she falls on the floor. the officer then tossing her several feet across the floor and eventually handcuffs her. a sheriff's spokesman on what started it all. >> what we do know from the video is that the student that was disturbing the classroom was asked to leave, refused to leave. >> the officer has been placed on leave. the school board chairman said late last night the amount of force used appears to be unnecessary and excessive. >> wow, that is so hard to watch. the mississippi state flag is no longer flying at ole miss. the university of mississippi ordered campus police to remove the flag which contains a controversial confederate battle emblem. university leaders agreed to take it down after the student body, faculty and staff, voed in favor of removing it. the flag will be preserved in the university archives. breaking overnight, a
white house and top lawmakers have reached a tentative budget deal to head off a government default next week. the deal could lessen the chances of a government shutdown. it would increase military and domestic spending but cut social security and medicare. a vote in the house could come as early as tomorrow. a heavy rain left over from hurricane patricia is soaking the tennessee valley this morning and it is moving north. the stormy weather triggered major flash flooding across louisiana. children had to be rescued after their school bus got stuck in high water. more than inches of rain came down from new orleans to baton rouge. and the water in some spots around lsu was more than three feet deep. the drenching storm system is moving, as we mentioned in slow motion towards the northeast. expect downpours across a wide region in the hours ahead. molly cochran has an update. morning, molly. >> thanks, kendis and reena. good news for texas on tuesday.
dallas into the houston area. just south of dallas accumulating over 20 inches of rain. unfortunately more to come for the later half of the week. here we go again. dallas, houston looking at 3 to 4 additional inches possibly across eastern texas going to flooding problems. the southeast going to be a soggy tuesday from atlanta to nashville. expect a few travel delays. kendis and reena, back to you. thanks so much. halloween a huge treat for the american economy. americans are expected to spend nearly $7 billion on candy, costumes and decorations this year. that's about $74 per person. down slightly from last year. 68 million americans plan to put on costumes this weekend scaling up profits for retailers. did you buy your costume? >> not yet. but how much did we spend on that be sound effect? >> that's priceless. >> all right. not a lot. and the halloween season is in full swing in one of our favorite places. that, of course, is key west, florida.
everyone got right into the spirit for the annual zombie bike ride. >> we love key west. organizers say some 8500 people took part. the crowd included seniors all the way down to families with children, their dogs all dressed up in their best ghoulish threads. >> nice. jamming out. the ride was part of key west's annual fantasy fest which continues through sunday. >> i wish our show was broadcast live from key west. i think our -- >> i do think we have to take it on the road once in awhile. one of these days. >> should start with key west. >> yes. coming up, it is baseball history in the making at tonight's game 1 of the world series. >> also ahead, it looked like a movie location but it was a real bank robbery playing out in front of a los angeles film crew. the incredible scenes right out of hollywood. there. that are all the rage for kids and adults this year. it's a scary fashion show.
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when its left landing gear collapsed causing the plane to tilt on to its side. none of the 100 people on board were injured. everyone got off the plane safely and were taken to the terminal. plane was removed. tossing around handfuls of cash on an l.a. street. his refusal to surrender down. >> the initial call went out as a bomb threat with the alleged robber claiming to have explosives strapped to his body. kabc's sid garcia with more. >> reporter: after police were able to talk the suspect out of the bank, it ended a few moments later in dramatic fashion. from air 7, you can see the suspect reach into a bag. he'll take out handfuls of cash and throw it into the air. watch as an lapd officer fires a bean bag at the suspect who goes down completely. >> they locked us down completely. >> reporter: paul bertolli was part of a production crew
he heard and saw the police pulling up in front of the chase bank and saw the suspect standing outside. he pulled out his cell phone and shot this video. >> when i saw him reach into his bag i thought for sure something bad was going to happen. so it was pretty -- i didn't want to see anything too graphic. >> they must think it's all another day in hollywood or something like that, but it was -- it was kind of crazy because we were very separate from them and they were making sure that we stayed inside. >> reporter: the suspect was taken into custody and transported to a hospital for treatment after being shot with the bean bag round. according to the lapd, the bomb squad went in to make sure the suspect said something after he was arrested. >> he claimed to have had an explosive in his backpack. after he was taken into custody he said he may have another explosive inside. >> reporter: sid garcia reporting for abc news. >> officers using bean bag bullets. that's interesting. i've heard of rubber bullets but bean bag buts. >> i'm surprised they didn't use a taser gun.
worse. >> could have. coming up, we're going to do a little costume change. >> it will be quick and here's a hint. yee-haw. >> we've got some of the hottest halloween costumes for you and your little ones. >> there you have it. >> wait till you see what kendis tries on. this is worth waiting through the commercial break. you're watching "world news now."
well, in case you couldn't tell, it's time to celebrate halloween. >> you make a good woody. >> i would. >> if you're a little behind in there's still time to get your little ghouls and goblins this season in the hottest costume. here to help us lori schacht. looking fantastic. >> i love how you guys look. this movie is going to be coming out in 2017. what is better than this holiday when kids get to dress up as their favorite ghost or goblin or their favorite character from the movie, tv show, or even video games. let's start by bringing out some of our favorites. these are the costumes that will be so hot this year. come on out.
>> look at these guys. >> start with paw patrol. preschool ears love paw patrol. come a little closer to me, you this is a great little chase comes with the hat. turn around so we can see your backpack. look how cool that is. so chase is ready 0 go on a mission. and chase. and we all love the care bears, right? she's bringing cheer all over. this costume is adorable. the headband and even has the little bear ears. adorable. >> then shopkins is the hottest collectible for girls right now. now the girls can be one of their favorite characters. this is from series one and it's strawberry kiss and comes with the dress and the headband. it's beautiful, right? >> you girls are adorable. very cute costume. >> happy to be wearing them. >> so what else do we have? >> it used to be frosty the snowman was my favorite. but now i have to tell you it's all about olaf. we love olaf.
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>> we probably should throw on a baseball cap because it's the world series tonight. kansas city royals, new york mets ready to make history. here's a gal who knows a thing or two about sports. karen travers has the preview. >> reporter: two teams desperate for a championship. who will end a generation-long drought? it's been 29 years since the new york mets won the world series. 30 years for the kansas city royals. both teams are playing great baseball right now. their playoff runs electrifying. kansas city with the more experienced squad known for their defense, aggressive base running and powerful bull pen. >> we're on a team that strikes out much. we're going to put the ball in play. >> reporter: the royals have the same core roster that nearly won it all last year. >> last year was heart breaking for us. to not only lose in the world series but to lose it at home. >> reporter: mets fans still can't believe their team is even in the world series. they're used to being second fiddle in new york city. just five pennants to the
yankees 40. >> you got to believe. you got to believe. >> reporter: but the big apple has fallen in love with this young group of ballplayers rallying behind the team nicknamed the amazin's. the mets are led by there year's mr. october, second baseman daniel murphy whose postseason stat sheet looks more like something you'd see in a video game. seven home runs in the playoffs including a long ball in a record six straight games. new york comes in with the better pitching rotation, young, brash and on fire. >> the x factor for us is the ability to come together as a team. >> reporter: and if baseball fans like what they see in the series, they'll be psyched for next year's opening day. the mets and royals will pick up where they leave off. squaring off in kansas city to kick off the 2016 season. karen travers, abc news, washington. >> whoo, big night tonight. >> it is. they're both teams you really want to root for. >> and that's the news for this half hour. o root for. >> and that's the news for this
making news in america this morning, republican showdown. more evidence that ben carson is surging passing donald trump in important polls just one day before the next debate. we're live in washington with the latest. breaking overnight, budget deal. a milestone agreement between the white house and congress just announced. has it diverted a looming government shutdown? caught on camera. a student flipped off a desk and thrown across the floor. the police officer's auctions being questioned this morning. dangerous display. a house goes up in flames setting off the huge amount of