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captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: comments@captioncolorado.com good after moon. thank you for joining -- good afternoon.
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thank you for joining us. i'm andrea roane. trump trump shot straight to the polls where he's remained until now. we head straight to the polls. >> reporter: for the first time, dr. ben carson has dethroned trump. the poll was conducted by cbs news and the "new york times." trump says carson now has to show he can handle the spotlight. >> i've been there for, i guess, 100-some-odd days and we'll see how ben holds up to the scrutiny. ben's got a lot of things in his past, and we'll see. >> he has a 22-point lead over trump and nine-point spread with tea party members. by contrast, donald trump has lost 12 and 8 points among these groups in the last two weeks. voters say he is a political outsider and retired
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neurosurgeon is playing up those credentials in a new ad that takes a shot at the washington elite. >> the political class and the buddies say impossible. he's too outside the box. well, they do know impossible. impossible to balance the budget, impossible to get border security. >> reporter: if there is a bright spot for trump, it's that more than half of his voters say they are locked in to support him while nearly 80% of carson's voters say they could change their mind. weijia jiang, cbs news, washington. >> mark ko rubio is in place with 8%. the latest poll numbers, breaking news, and live updates, downlied the wusa 9 -- download the wusa 9 news app. it may be a house divided but the two-year agreement would prevent another government shutdown and debt
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crisis. the bill calls for an $80 million spending increase over the next two years that will cover the defense and domestic programs. it also calls for changes to social security disability insurance and lifts the debt ceiling until march, 2017. distracted and texting drivers, beware. we have a video of a texting scene this morning in the bethesda area that left dozens of drivers very unhappy. an undercover police officer was picking out those drivers violating the laws. the county police department started conducting the random and sporadic operations in the late summer. they are mostly looking for drivers texting or talking on their phones, but some got pulled over for other reasons as well, and those drive sometimes gave police an earful. >> i'd much rather give them a warning for it than someone who will be irate for me. >> they are out here for people that are texting.
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people are texting, especially in traffic, they are not looking at the road. >> reporter: later, we'll hear from the drivers and get their reaction on getting caught. the prosecution and defense are moving forward for a second time in the man accused of delling a d.c. police officer. he's accused of killing carolyn cross last november. her body was found tied up inside of her alexandria apartment on kenmore avenue. investigators say he lived in the same complex. they don't believe cross' job had anything to do with her murder. a former episcopal bishop convicted in a drunk driving case could spend up to ten years in prison. bicyclist thomas was killed in a crash over a year ago. cook was maryland's second highest ranking episcopal laider and the first pee --
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leader and the first female bishop in her diocese. christopher barry, principal of blake high school in silver spring, has a task of reviewing the time spent on administering tests and reviewing mandatory assessment tests. keep your umbrella very handy. we're tracking showers headed our way. >> i want to give you a quick look at first alert doppler. the showers are approaching faster than we once thought this morning, but they are also at the same time running into dry air. so that makes tracking forward movement a little hard. so south of dale city along 95 near quantico, you are getting some of are a rain. added smart rain that's moving throwly to begin with at about 10 miles per hour. that's slow putting it in the d.c. area just shortly after 2:00. if it continues to run into
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that dry air, it's going to continue to slow at forward speed. we do know once the rain starts, it's going to keep on coming. once that dry air takes over, that rain takes over for the dry air. it is going to be wet not only for tonight, but all day wednesday. we have a yellow weather alert for wednesday. not only is it going to rain in the morning and afternoon and lunch hour, but coming up, you can pick out your neighborhood and you can go through the day hour by hour. we'll see how much rain we're going to see. andrea, back to you. >> thanks, allison. outraged on social media that surfaced of a school resource officer force bring removing a student from a classroom. nick giovanni reports. >> reporter: andrea, this is the video that has sheriff leon lott reaching out to the fbi and justice department to now conduct an independent investigation into the incident. it's not gone viral and sparked
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a hashtag #on twitter "assault on pring valley." -- on spring valley." the incident is difficult to watch. the resource officer tossed a female student across a classroom monday. look again. here you see the officer grab the girl, remove her from her chair then toss her across the room. >> i've never seen anything so nasty looking, so sick. >> reporter: classmate tony robertson record the video and spoke exclusively to cbs affiliate wltx. he also had been called to the room to escort her out because of discipline problems. >> he's supposed to be someone to protect us, not someone to be afraid of. it was a scary experience. >> reporter: the incident happened in columbia, but they say it started when the girl refused to put away her cell phone and leave the room. the richland county sheriff is now investigating and reportedly called the video disturbing. >> of course we're going to look at what happened to led up
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to it, that incident that took place and what happened afterwards. >> reporter: we're told the unidentified student was arrested. the officer involved, deputy ben steele is now on administrative leave. >> a second student was also taken into custody when she tried intervening in the arrest of the other girl. at this hour, family and friends are saying good-bye to a little girl who inspired so many in her short life. matty major known as the warrior princess died last week. the 10-year-old beat leukemia five times, but it always came back. we fist introduced to you her two years ago. she was known as the little girl who fought cancer a smile. her family wanted everyone to wear bright colors to reflect her spirit and love of life, something evident in the last video posted on maddy's facebook page. ♪ [music] ♪ [music] ♪
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>> instead of flowers, maddy's family asks that donations be made to the maddy grace memorial scholarship fund. right now, a modern day bonnie and clyde are in custody after a string of robberies up and down the east coast. coming up, find out where police findly slapped the cuffs on the pair. >> first, recovery crews are finding more victims from that deadly quake in afghanistan. coming up, why the taliban is showing a softer
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. it's nighttime in afghanistan, and many people are praying that another quake as people are sleeping outside with temperatures close to freezing. the death toll is up to 311 from the 7.5 magnitude quake. 237 people died in pakistan and 74 in afghanistan. hundreds of others are injured. you are looking at some of the
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damage which was centered in the mountains of a sparsely populated afghan province. even the taliban is pleading for aid groups to send help. anti-extremists and police in turkey arrested around 30 suspects in a predawn raid on suspected isis militants. they are questioning the suspects about suicide bombings at a peace rally earlier this month. more than 100 people were killed in that attack. if was the worst terror attack ever on turkish soil. yesterday, police swarmed the house that touched off a gun fight that killed seven militants and two police officers. rescue teams in canada continue to search for an australian man still missing after sunday's fatal tour boat accident. five british nationals died when it sank off the coast of british columbia. canadian transportation officials plan to seek 21 others who were rescued after
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-- speak to 21 others who were regulation cued as they try to find a cause. a man confronted by a store clerk ready for a fight. a man walked into a new hampshire area convenience store with a 3 inch long knife and demanded cash. in a scene straight out of the movie crocodile dundee, that's when the clerk pulled out a larger knife and egged on the robber to try his luck. the robber thought better of it and bolted out the door without a cent. allison's up next with the forecast and showers will be moving in soon. >> that's right, andrea. here they come all from the moisture that was left over from hurricane patricia. now the showers will come on in. we're glad we're holding on to the dry moments. you can see once it starts, it's going to take a long time to stop. you'll see the heaviest rain you'll see the heaviest rain coming up.
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the washington post endorses democrat jeremy mcpike for state senate. applauding mcpike's "ideas about getting traffic moving." the post warns republican hal parrish "holds rigid positions against medicaid expansion and common-sense gun safety." and parrish was the deciding v to restrict women's health clinics in manassas, forcing women to go elsewhere for cancer screenings and birth control. jerecpmy m is the better choice. i'm jeremy mcpike, candidate for state senate, and i sponsored this ad.
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a husband and wife wanted for bank robberies are in custody after a marrowing chase on i-95. a delaware trooper nabbed the suspects. >> reporter: i-95 to philadelphia shut down monday, traffic stopped for miles as police surrounded a car moments after a high-speed chase came to an end. inside that car, this quincy couple, joseph and jenny carrier wanted for bank robbies all along the east -- robberies all along the east coast. finally busted in philly after allege lid robbing a bank in -- allegedly robbing a bank in delaware and the chase spilling into pennsylvania. >> i don't know what happened to them. >> reporter: barbara lives next door to the carriers in quincy. she can't understand how this
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could happen. she says the couple was just like everyone else. did they seem normal? >> nothing, they lived their lives like everyone else! >> reporter: instead, they are not like everyone else but are accused of robbing banks in massachusetts and delaware and florida with seven small dogs in tow. they have been eluding police for weeks. we're from we'll be right back, can we talk to you. >> reporter: the man inside refused to speak to us and yelled that we should leave the property. next door, they tell us the family was worried, sharing their aunt's concern how it would all finally come to an end. >> she didn't want anybody hurt. she was just afraid someone would get hurt. that is a concern. no one wants to get hurt. >> that was kate merrill reporting. jenny carrier took the car from a used car lot where she used to work. her family says the couple went on a robbing spree to fuel
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their drug habits. the parents of 20 elementary school students are breathing a sigh of relief. the students had to be rescued from their bus after it became stranded on a flooded bridge yesterday. witnesses were shocked that the driver attempted to cross in the standing water. >> i couldn't believe it because no one has ever tried to drive through that water, especially not a school bus with kids on it. not as long as i've lived there. >> the bus driver says the engine stalled as he tried to get through the water. the driver did manage to escape. no one was hurt. well, there it goes! oh! >> talk about a dangerous job. this is video of a tree trimmer being rescued from a 40 foot palm tree. witnesses say the man was trimming the tree when the entire group of palm fronds crashed down on him. he was under under the fronds for more than an hour. he is lucky he didn't suffocate
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to death, the firefighters said. he is expected to make a full recovery. gay rights and rights of transgenders have been at the focus of court battles for years. now one man is suing over the right to be intersexed. that is, he is born with both female and male anatomy. is he suing after being denied a passport. >> i haven't done anything wrong so why deny me? we exist. i mean, they've ignored us for several years in this country. >> he is not only a u.s. citizen, he is also a navy veteran. he says intersexed people just want the same rights as any other person. tonight, the kansas city royals host the new york mets in game one of the world series. one of the key players is setting the stage is to years past retirement age. josh marshal introduces us to an 86-year-old legend. >> reporter: it looks simple but it is an art 86-year-old
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george has mastered. >> i've been in this game for 73 years. i've been here in kansas city since 1957, took over the old stadium. >> reporter: he hired today's director of grounds keeping trevor vance in 1995. vance started from the bottom. >> we had to mow today and get the dirt prepped for the workout. once the workouts are done, we'll drop the world series logos. >> reporter: his dedication will be seen by millions for the second year in a row. their work already has the approval from royals skipper ed yost. >> trevor does a phenomenal job with the field. p stadium is absolutely beautiful. trevor is the best at what he does democrat. >> reporter: the grounds keeping duo admits it takes long hours to maintain it, but in the end it's worth it for the royals. >> we'll fight them until hell freezes over then fight them on ice. that's what this club does. they'll come back for you.
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>> it's like a good umpire. you never hear him if he's doing his job. we want everyone to have the wow factor and focus on baseball. it is 12:21. we have rain headed our way. >> absolutely. so we're going to see the light rain tonight and then the heavy stuff comes tomorrow. so that's why we have the nell low weather alert day for tomorrow. how much rain are we talking about? i have this fast forwarded from now, it's already raining in parts south of our area near fredericksburg and dale city and parts of warrenton. this is through 5:30 in the morning tomorrow. we'll look at about a quarter of an inch of rain. as you head farther to the south, maybeup to an inch. that's not too much. it's more than we've seen in a while. here comes the heavy stuff all day on wednesday. not only during the morning hours but the evening as well. 1 to 2 inches of rain is what you can expect on average
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across the area. so here's our first band of shower on the way and heavier rain back up to 64. we'll start with the light stuff. there's a lot of dry air in place. it's having a hard time moving forward, but it does look like it will arrive by the evening commute. a little earlier than what we were looking at this morning. 53 degrees right now. those north-northeasterly winds make that rain kind of hard to come on in. it's coming. first alert doppler, let's zoom on in for you. it's pretty close and moving about 10 miles per hour. then it has to encounter that dry air. so this might be a little faster than we thinkp about 2:00 to 3:00 for the district and pelt way. i think a lot of people will see a wet/dry combo. the future is confused with the dry air. it takes it away by 3:00. it will move in from manassas
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and south. it will push through after 7:00 for everybody. we'll see widespread, light rain through the evening hours. still light for the most part. here comes the heavy stuff. first thing tomorrow morning it will be a very wet commute. pockets of heavier rain holding off farther south and west. as we head through the afternoon, there will be embedded thunderstorms with the showers as well. for your drive home on wednesday, we are going to see some heavy rain out there as well. so light rain, a lot of consistent light rain mixed in with heavy rain. now, after the drive home tomorrow during the evening hours, there will be moments of drier weather but we're not done with the rain just yet. overnight wednesday into thursday, here comes the last little bit. wednesday's going to be windy. you can see wind gusts 20 to 30 miles per hour. thursday will be breezy. one or two last lingering showers throughout the day with a lot more sunshine. we're seeing mild temperatures into the upper 60s for wednesday and thursday. a lot warmer than toy even. upper 50s today.
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the showers are approaching. use that mobile app to track those showers going into your area. topper will have to update that at 5:00. halloween, trick other treaters will be dry and comf
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here at humana, we value sticking with things. when something works, people stick with it. more people stick with humana medicare advantage. people stick with it. because we stick with them. humana medicare advantage. the plan people stick with. narratorjeremy mcpike -ate, who supports school funding.
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thinks women should make their own health care decisions. and favors background checks on all gun sales. hal parrish? as mayor, he slashed education. fought to block women's health clinics. parrish gets an "a" from the gun lobby - they oppose background checks to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. virginia extreme or mainstream? vote mcpike for virginia. feinblatt: everytown for gun safety action fund sponsored this ad.
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and nair off. the annual casket races are now history. peopleme ca from all over to catch the event. this is one of the car racers and a builder. >> i changed the steering wheel, built the windshield from scratch. it's all stainless steel. >> the halloween week event also includes kids' battery- operated car drivers with prizes to be awarded with the best in show. >> the weather will be scary.
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>> we'll be looking athe a lot of rain. -- looking at a lot of rain. join topper tonight. it will be out of here for the trick or treaters. we we'll be back at 5:00.
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>> abby: chelsea. hey. sit down. >> chelsea: uh, no. i-i can't. if i sit still, i'll think, and if i think, i'll -- i'll -- [ sighs ] but, you know, it's like when you were a kid, you know? you didn't go to sleep because you were afraid the nightmares would -- i'm sorry. i'm not making any sense. >> abby: no. you are. you're fine. um...well, if you're not gonna sit down, will you at least let me get you something to drink? >> chelsea: how long is the surgery gonna take? i need adam to get through this, stitch. he can't die on me again. >> abby: come here.

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