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tonight, breaking news. the scare here in new york city a short time ago involving police officers. the suspect with a meat cleaver. police rush to the scene. officers injured. gunshots fired. and we are on the scene. also breaking, the massive recall just tonight. the smartphones now officially recalled because of fires. and the concern ove hillary clinton, back on the trail, and what she says tonight about her absence. and taking aim at donald trump, after that moment at a flint church, when the pastor stops meanwhile, trump tonight, and the full interview with dr. oz. what trump now reveals. police investigating a possible serial kill, and tonight here the 911 call. the woman inside the home.
everything. millions gone in seconds. good evening. and we begin tonight with those breaking developmentdevelopment alarming scene playing out during rush hour, right here in new york city. police spotting the suspect, a man with a mt cleaver. as they respond, it turns dangerous. gun fire erupting. authorities saying at least two officers injured. and we are just nowea abc's gee jeonio benitez leads . >> reporter: david, very much an active crime scene here in midtown manhattan. and you said it, that unusual weapon tonight, a meat clver. tonight, that terrifying scene in the heart of new york city's tourist midtown area, leaving two officers injured. police swarming to this area just after 5:00 p.m. during rush
seen on 32nd street, just blocks from penn station. officers telling a man to drop a weapon. what some witnesses described as a meat cleaver. when he didn't, the officers opened fire. shots ringing out. the suspect struck. the images now surfacing of the tense moments afterwards. ambulance and placing someone on a stretcher. the aerials show a usually bustling street brought to a total stand still. tourists stopped barricades on all sides while officers investigate. >> six to eight officers behind me were screaming, get down, get down, put the weapon down. >> let's get back live to gio benitez live in new york. and we're learning more about the suspect's record? >> reporter: that's right, david. we know that he's been arrested at least a dozen times, but no doubt, this is just the start of this investigation, david. >> all right, gio benitez leading us off with the breaking news in midtown manhattan. that suspect, taken down by
concerns over smartphones, and their bat rips catching fire. tonight, we have now learned samsung is giving in. there is now officially a recall. nearly 100 reports of galaxy not 7s overheatg. authorities say the problem has been traced to its battery. those phones? if you have one of and the concern for everyone else if those phones are brought on planes or the subway, if people ignore the recall? here's abc's david kerley tonight. phones in the u.s. alone -- >> it sounded like it burst and then there was smoke everywhere. >> reporter: -- samsung, which for two weeks tried to handle the problem on its own, made a deal with the u.s. government. >> today, we are announcing the official recall. >> reporter: nearly a million phones in the u.s. are affected, after 92 reports of overheating, 26 people burned, 55 pieces of property damages, including cars and a garage.
a refund, after first offering only an exchange. only 130,000 of the note 7s in the u.s. have been exchanged, which means there are more than 800,000 still in circulation. and tonight, the federal government, worried about dangerous lithium batteries on aircraft, says that the only way one can be taken aboard is if it is shutoff, disconnected from a charger. but airlines could decide to ban them entirely, and subway systems are warning against them, but reports of other galaxy phones overheating, smoking and burning will now be investigated, too. but the company was adamant that the batteries are only in the note 7. >> we'll see. i hope they're right, but we'll see. >> reporter: the south korean company apologized in major newspapers earlier this week in south korea. tonight, the american subsidiary provided a prepared statement. >> we did not meet the staard of excellence that you expect
providing pictures of it shipping new phones, which it says will be available in stores next wednesday. >> david kerley has been covering this from the start, and david, the big change today, consumers now have a choice, instead of waiting for a replacement, they can now get a refund? >> reporter: that was key for the consumer product safety commission, that people couldo in, you could take one of these old notes in tonight, get a refund, get your money back, wait until the new one shows up and go by it if you want to, david. >> david kerley on the case david, thank you. we turn now to the race for president. hillary clinton, back on the campaign trail, coming out to the james brown song "i feel good." clinton taking the stage in north carolina, and what she revealed today about what she's not good at. and clinton knows full-well, this race in recent days has tightened dramatically. a new natnal poll out just as we come on tonight showing clinton up by just one point, 41% to 40%. and our see jeel vega asking
? i fee good ? >> reporter: her first appearance back on the campaign trail, and hillary clinton walked out to that new song. ? i feel good ? >> reporter: james brown's "i feel good." just about every move she made today -- >> good morning! >> reporter: designed to show just how good she's feeling. before she boarded her plane bound for north carolina -- >> thank you! >> reporter: a smile and a thumb's up. onboard? >> hey, guys. hi. welcome back to stronger together. >> repter: in north carolina, clinton telling supporters, she's glad to be back. >> it turns out, having a few days to myself was actually a gift. i did some thinking. yoknow, the campaign trail doesn't really encourage reflection.
when you were home reflecting over the last three days, i wonder if you did any soul searching about the new poll numbers that show this race tightening. >> i've always said that this was going to be a tight race. i feel like we are in a strong position going into these last weeks. what matters is who registers to vote and who is motivated and mobilized to turn out to vote. >> reporter: she never mentioned donald trump by name. she didn't have to. >> my opponent keeps running us down, saying we're we disaster, an embarrassment. >> reporter: but she admits, campaigning is not her strength. >> when it comes to public service, i'm better at the service part than the public part. now, i confess, i'll never be the showman my opponent is. and that's okay with me. >> cecilia vega with us tonight from north carolina. and cecilia, we all know that important first debate, the crucial debate just 11 days now, we heard you ask clinton about the polls. i gather she spent some time in
>> reporter: she did. she's honing that message for the debate, david, and her aides say that she is not looking to go into that debate ready to provoke donald trump, she wants the rest of this campaigno be less about him, less about fighting. david? >> all right, cecilia vega, we'll see. 11 days from now. hillary clinton saying in her words today, as you heard there, she is not a showman like donald trump, taking aim at trump's appearance on "dr. oz." so, what did we learn from trump to and trump with words tonight about that flint, michigan, pastor who stopped him in the middle of an attack on hillary clinton. here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: today, we're learning new details about donald trump's health, something he turned into a made for tv moment. trump's campaign releasing a e-page letter with the rults of his latest physical. dr. harold bornstein, who once described trump's health as
health as, quote, "normal." but according to lab results trump is overweight. >> do your doctors or family ever give you a hard time about your weight? >> yeah. i think i could lose a little weight. i've always been a little bit this way. you know? i've sort of always beenhat. >> reporter: h primary exercise? >> well, it's a lot of work when i'm speaking in frontf 15,000, 20,000 people, i'm up there using a lot of motion, a lot of times these rooms are very hot, like saunas, and i guess that's a form of exercise. >> reporter: and trump says when he looks in the mirrhe >> i would say i see a person that's 35 years old. no, i mean -- i feel the same. i feel the same. tom brady is a friend of mine, we play golf. and i'm with him, i feel the same age as him. it's crazy. >> reporter: trump's positive talk show checkup, a stark contrast to his reception at a church in flint, michigan. the candidate put in a political time-out by reverend faith timmons-green as he attacked hillary clinton. >> everything she touched didn't wo out.
now hillary clinton -- >> mr. trump, i invited you here to thank ufor what we've done in flint, not give a political speech. >> okay. that's good. then i'm going to go back onto flint, okay. >> reporter: today, trump lashing out at the reverend. >> she was so nervous. she was like a nervous mess. >> reporter: the republican nominee describes walking into a trap. >> something was up. when she got up to introduce me, she was so nervous, she was shaking. i said, "wth and then, she came up. so, she had that in mind. no question about it. >> reporter: on facebook, reverend green-timmons posting this message -- "had he stuck to what his camp claimed he came to do, we would not have had a problem." tonight, clinton sounding off. >> reverend faith green-timmons is not a nervous mess, she is a rock for her community in trying times. >> reporter: and tonight, another trump under fire. the candidate's son, don jr., facing criticism for this attack
every indiscrepancy, on every lie, on every dnc game trying to get bernie sanders out of this thing. if republicans were doing that, they'd be warming up the gas chamber right now. >> and tom llamas live tonight from outside trump tower. those comments right there making headlines, tom? >> reporter: david, the ant anti-defamation league tweeting to donaltrump jr., writing, we hope you understand the sensitivity and hurt of making holocaust jokes. talking about the holocaust, he was clearly referring to capital punishment. david? >> tom llamas with us again tonight. tom, thanks. and one more heline in the race for president. tonight, republican house speaker paul ryan putting pressure of his own on donald trump to release his taxes. ryan was asked about it today, answering, he released his taxes, adding, he thinks trump should, too. but speaker ryan did say, he knows trump is being audited. ryan saying the timing of any
for help from a woman being held captive. she had managed to untile herself, and then call 911 as her captor sle beside her. police arrested her abductor, but found the bodies of two other women. police are now investigating whether they have a serial killer on their hands. abc's mara schiavocampo with the chilling call for help. >> reporter:onight, a cry for help -- >> i've been abducted. >> reporter: through a whisper. >> yeah, but i kind of freed myself. >> reporter: an ohio woman calling 911, saying she's been kidnapped by this man, 40-year-old shawn grate, a possible serial killer. and was trapped in an abandoned home, whispering so she wouldn't wake her captor, who was in the same room, sleeping. >> does he have a weapon? >> he's got a taser. >> reporter: too terrified to make a move until officers arrive. >> if you think you can get out,
he would hear me, catch me and he's strong. >> reporter: when officers arrive, they rescue the woman. >> where is he? >> that's him sleeping. >> he's still sleeping? >> reporter: police discovered two bodies in the house. one identified as 43-year-old stacey stanley. >> this guy that did this to her, and to these other women -- he's a monster. >> reporter: grate was taken into custody and officials say he later led them to a third body behind this home. now, grate is charged with kidnapping and murder. officials say that more charges could be added as the investigation unfolds. david? >> thank you, mara. and in columbus, ohio, tonight, police responding to a reported armed robbery, confronting three teens, one of them reportedly drawing what looked like a gun. an officer firing his own weapon and killing him. theoy was 13, and his weapon, according to the police chief now, turned out to be a bb gun. abc's alex perez is in columbus.
questions surrounding the police shooting death of 13-year-old tyre king. it all started with a 911 call for an armed robbery. >> this man just had a gun on this white dude on the street. >> reporter: when officers respond, the suspects, including the 13-year-old, police say, take off. >> they may be trying to cut through one of the side street, which would be oak street. >> reporter: with police on the chase, authorities say the teenager pulled a gun from his waistband. that's when officer bryan mason fired his weapon, killing him. oep, oh, my god. >> reporter: afterwards, police discovering the weapon the teen was carrying was a bb gun like this, with a laser sight. >> as you can see, it looks like a firearm that could kill you. >> reporter: here's what police say king was carrying. the case, similar to the incident two years ago, when an officer at this cleveland park shot and killed 12-year-old tamir rice, seconds after riving on the scene. investigators later determined
the officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave. none of the responding officers that chased the 13-year-old b down this alley were wearing body cameras. attorneys for the boy's family now calling for an independent investigation. david? >> alex perez, tha you. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this thursday. the school bus and the tractor trailer, and the stunning road rage. the bus driver trying to pass the trtor trailer here, both drivers, authorities say, then engaging with one another. what's now happened tonight, and the you'll see the pictures coming up. also, the workers running for cover when a team of bandits smashes its way through this mall store, making off with millions in just seconds. and later tonight, we needed this tonight. america strong. the outpouring from so many of you at home after the story we reported on earlier this week. what's now happened with that ice pop vendor who has made
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worth of diamonds and precious jewelry in just 40 seconds. the employee on the right can only duck, covering his head as glass flies. lily morris was shopping nearby. >> there's glassiterally all over the ground. and i see some employees standing outside who looked very shaken up. >> reporter: tonight, those criminals still on the loose. >> i think they've been in there before, i think they had a plan. they were in and out and knew exactly what they were doing and where they were going. >> reporter: authorities suspect es david, the thiefs had a getaway car waiting for them. at least one employee was cut by flying glass, but thankfully, nothing more serious. david? >> phillip mena, thank you. and when we come back here, the biggest clue yet coming in now after that doomed passenger jet. and the school bus driver and the fedex truck and a dangerous road rage confrontation. what's happened now, what we've just learned, when we come back. . eat more fiber. flax seeds.
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