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captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 good afternoon. thank you for joining us. i'm andrea roane. at any moment, the jury could deliver a verdict on the charles severance murder trial. peggy fox is live outside fairfax county circuit court with more on the first full day
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of deliberations. peggy, they've been at it for three hours. any indication of where the jury is thinking? >> reporter: no indication at this point. family members of the victims are together in the courthouse supporting each other awaiting the jury's verdict whenever that happens. they are deciding ten counts. three of them murder charges and one malicious wounding. that's for the shooting of the only eyewitness in the case. a witness who testified and pointed out severance as the gunman. that eyewitness identified him and she is doris franco who worked in the home of murder victim ruth ann. another important piece of evidence is individual yost car that looks just like severances seen in the neighborhood minutes after a murder in 2016. there is a witness who says he saw a man who looked like severance walking near ron kirby's home minutes after he was murdered on november 11,
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2013 and the 2003 target video that prosecutors say shows severance stalking nancy dunning minutes before she was murdered in her home. all of the murders happened at the same time of the day in the same neighborhood with .22 caliber guns. the prosecutor says all of the evidence points to one person only, charles severance, who wrote about murdering people in their homes. defense attorney says the kel is jumping to conclusions, targeting the wrong man and the target video which family and friends say is not him. they there was no dna evidence. they say that's because wees smart muff to wear gloves calling him an assassin who murdered out of the hatred he had for the city of alexandria for losing a custody dispute
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and losing his child. we're here waiting for the verdict and will let you know when that happens. >> peggy will also keep us updated on our mobile app. this was the scene just before 10:00. authorities say the blaze started in the room on the fourth floor. cruise knocked down the flames in less than an hour. no one was hurt. crews in montgomery county have their hands full rescuing an injured hiker along billy goat trail. we're told the man suffered minor injuries but needed help getting off the trail. authorities say he's going to be okay. take a good look at this sketch from alexandria police. they say a man who looks just like this tried to rape a woman in the canterbury square apartment complex last friday. luckily, she fought back and he ran off. the man is in his 30s, weighs up to 240 pounds and has toot toos on his arms. if you can help, please call
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alexandria police. the gavel has been passed and for the first time since 2011, there is a new speaker of the house on capitol hill. the vote by the full house for wisconsin congressman paul ryan was 236. he received a symbol of leadership from minority leader nancy pelosi. weijia jiang has more on today's historic vote. >> the house will be in order. >> reporter: john boehner called the house to order for the last time. then he called for a vote to replace him as speaker of the house. >> paul ryan. >> reporter: the results did not come oz a surprise. >> the honorable paul d. ryan having received the majority of the votes cast is duly elected as speaker of the house. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: speaker paul d. ryan is now second in line to vice president joe biden to become president. >> i never thought i'd be speaker. early in my life, i wanted to
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serve this house. i thought this place was exhilarating because here you can make a difference. >> today's vote marks the end of boehner's 25 years in congress. the last five of which he served as speaker of the house. >> i leave with no regrets, no burdens. if anything, i leave the way i started. just a regular guy humbled by the chance to do a big job. >> reporter: boehner, who is known for getting emotional, came prepared. the only time he came close to tears is when he talked about his successor. >> paul is being called. i know he'll seven with grace and with energy. i want to wish him and his family all the best. >> reporter: boehner officially leaves his congressional seat on saturday. weijia jiang, cbs news, capitol hill. >> the speaker will leave and
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his colleagues gave him a golf cart with the words "mr. speaker" as a going away present. going for a third round of presidential debates in colorado. the two-hour event last night was to focus on economy, jobs, and taxes. but the night was full of distractions. all eyes were on ben carson. there weren't many fireworks from him or donald trump. >> you know what i always say? what i was a surgeon, i would say to people, why guess when soon you'll know? >> trump continued to take issue with some of the questions and said his campaign is not losing steam. in analysts believe marco rubio who had with jeb bush came out the winner. this morning, a shooting
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happened around 7:20 on dix street between 53rd and 54th. delia goncalves was there. >> reporter: residents have seen enough of this type of violence. literally outside of their front door, but we don't want to talk about it, no less being seen talking to a reporter on camera about this situation. neighbors that we talked to who knew this victim are fed up with the violence. they say he didn't live here. they've had enough. >> you have to get behind there, ma'am. we found evidence. >> evidence? >> yep. >> reporter: evidence was discovered as far away as 50 feet from this red subaru. investigators doar zeroing in, the victim's clothes scattered nearby, bullet holes in the driver's side door. he was shot twice, once in the yip and once in the lower body. this comes just one day after a woman was killed about a mile
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and a half away on eding place northeast. on the same block on dix street, another woman was stabbed in the back on tuesday. she will survive. now this, a 7:00 a.m. shooting in the shadow of the high school with a kruk right across from the victim's car reading "god is the greatest." neighbors look at all of the signs and simply shake their am heads. delia goncalves, wusa 9. >> police are asking anyone in the neighborhood who may have heard or seen the shooting to text anonymous tips to 50411. big rail changes that were called for have been delayed for at least three years. the mandate was also passed in the senate and the president is expected to sign it into law. the backseat is supposedly the safest place for little
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ones to travel. coming up, details of a new study that suggests we may have been wrong all along. >> first, a worldwide call for help. why the international community may have to get involved following a deadly wake. >> and trying to do what no team has done all season, hand the new england patriots a lots. you know what team will be watching very closely, burgundy and 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
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expansion and common-sense gun safety." and parrish was the deciding vote to restrict women's health clinics in manassas forcing women to go elsewhere for cancer screenings and birth control. jeremyik mcpe is the better choice. i'm jeremy mcpike, candidate for state senate and i sponsored this ad.
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a plea for help for people in pakistani neighborhoods. the quake had a magnitude of 7.5. 390 people were killed. one pakistani man walked 10 hours through debris to reach
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his family only to find his 6- year-old had been killed in a roof collapse. neighbors are pleading for help to repair their homes. they say they are too poor to move themselves. there were more violent confrontations between israeli troops and palestinians in the west bank today. the latest fighting started after a palestinian stabbed an israeli soldier in the head. israeli forces nearby later shot and killed the palestinian. the soldier is expected to survive. the stabbing place near a disputed shrine in hebron. the wave of violence has been going on now for five weeks. howard's up next with our forecast. >> andrea, we don't need the jackets this afternoon, but you are going to need them soon enough. we'll take a look at what we're expecting with cooler air. right now, though, the warm spot looking at mid-60s in many of the suburbs. north and west. it's a beautiful day in d.c. the forecast is coming up in just a moment. >> winning the lottery more than once? try 25 times. really lucky or is something
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else i'm jill mccabe, candidate for state senate and i sponsored this ad. all the mouthwash in the world won't help dick black. because what comes out of his mouth is just offensive. black said gays and lesbians lead "lifestyles that are harmful to the culture of this state." he dismissed rape in the military, calling it "as predictable as human nature." black opposes the use of birth control and voted to force women seeking abortions to have intrusive transvaginal ultrasounds. dick black. so extreme, it's dangerous. narrator: for state senate, who shares our values? jeremy mcpike - supports school funding. thinks women should make their own health care decisions. and favors background checks on all gun sales. hal parrish? as mayor, he slashed education.
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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. here at humana we value sticking with things. when something works people stick with it. more people stick with humana medicare advantage. because we stick with them. humana medicare advantage. the plan people stick with.
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. as breast cancer awareness month winds down, solicitations will not. as the holiday season gears up, some requests from all types of charities come through. we are here to share information to help protect you and your money from fraudsters. so let's hear examples. >> the federal trade commission recently took action against four charities run by a large family group. those charities lected $18 -- collected $187 million. 3% of it went to cancer
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prevention treatment and research. 97% of their funds were spent on advertising themselves, perks for the executives who ran these charities. who are going to be shut down. i'm not sure about the status. >> how can you determine if the charities are legitimate? >> it can be difficult. charity navigator and better business bureau both have charity information web sites that will tell you how the charities are spending their money. go there, research it before you donate. >> of course we have much more information on our wusa 9 call for action page. if you want to tollen tier or call for action, have a check on our web site. every day, nearly 500 children sitting in the backseat are hurt in car crashes and three die from the
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injuries. crash tests show what can happen when a front seat collapses. the drivers lurch backwards right into a child's face. independent testers questioned the accepted measures. >> why are we looking at a bin qet chair. >> reporter: the five-star rated vehicle could still have weak seats. federal regulators turned down on interview request for this cbs report. take a look at the smoky scene at a gas station x]in pennsylvania. a driver suffered a seizure as they pulled into the station in lower merion township. her car hit a pup sort pump and then the owner hit the switch
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saving the day. >> kept yelling at her, madam, madam, get out of the car. there was no response. >> reporter: after calling 911, the attendant broke the glass and got the drive other out. she later regained consciousness, but he definitely saved her life. howard is here. we're all looking forward to the weekend, especially halloween with the little ones. how is it looking? >> not too bad. it is october, almost november. overall, i think it will be a decent halloween. we've had warm hallow wines. this will be the cold and dry one. we're close to peak. we had a tight shot earlier here. it's looking spectacular here with a mix of clouds and sunshine. temperatures are on the warm side today. they will be in the low 70s here in d.c. west of town, the cooler air will be moving toward us as we get into the evening hours with temperatures
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into the low 60s. we should be in the 40s area- wide by morning. look at this nice shot. just a few clouds here and there. lots of colors dotting the landscape and washington. four years ago today, we had the snow in town. this time of year could be all over the place. winds have turned to the northwest sop we have that front pass you the. mid-07s, 74 is a pap lore number in cambridge. we're only in the low 60s in the shenandoah valley. cooler air is moving in. i think by tomorrow morning, most of the cloud cover will leave once again. we've had great sights early in the morning up in the eastern sky next to jupiter, venus and mars. you may have to strain a little bit, but that will be the third
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plan enteryou can see. mercury will be tough -- mercury you can see as it starts to get light. we're dealing with a frontal boundary. behind it clouds are lingering. behind it, we cool out with cooler westerly winds. so a mild afternoon, front passes quickly. just a couple of passing clouds here and there. tomorrow morning, remember 6:30 we'll be able to see the planets. looks good. by saturday morning, we start with some, but a faw more clouds roll in throughout the day. the three-day forecast, you are west of the blue route. you are not getting out of the 60s. tomorrow, 60 degrees, breezy and cool and then ghoul and dry as i like to say. then on the evening for the trick or treaters, it looks
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pretty good. mostly cloudy. after that we're looking at monday 70 and tuesday and wednesday look sweet with a high around 72. andrea? today, we're hearing former subway sandwich king jared fogel reveal how he lured kids in secret recordings. he was recorded by a woman who befriended him and bail an nba informant. on dr. phil today, you'll hear for the first time the disturbing horrifying tapes of fogel talking with dr. phil. this is a two-part interview. what will we see today, and welcome? >> andrea, thank you. this is a chilling and really shocking interview here, certainly coming from someone that everybody had one impression of, but anybody saying the things you are going to hear on these tapes. the reason that we want people
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to hear this is because it is so instructive. we are seeing the anatomy of a sexual predator and how they do what they do. what he's doing here is talking to this woman that is undercover, but he believes to be someone that's like minded, somebody that believes the way he does. he's telling her, bragging about how he does what he does, how he picks out the most vulnerable child, how he carves that child out of the group and isolated them so he can work on them and form this relationship and bond, how he crosses over into the physical and ultimately gets them to perform these sex acts and ultimately rapes them. when you hear him talking about this, for him there's no remorse here. this isn't someone who kates what he's doing but can't help.
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he is a sars sift that's acedded at what he's doing. most importantly, he's telling a parent, hear's what you need to look for. this is how this happens. it will allow us to see the playbook of a monster to know the red flags to look for if our child is being groomed to tell our children how to know if somebody's crossing the boundary and getting too close. this is a teachable moment in america. >> dr. phil, you've seen and heard everything, but i bet this even affected you as a parent or grandparent. >> oh, my gosh, it's hard to hear. it's difficult for her to make the recordings. as hard as it is information we need to have. >> of course you can watch the dr. phil show monday through friday at 4:00 p.m. right here on wusa 9 followed by the news at 5:00. it airs tonight, the first part of the audiotapes he says you
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must hear is at 4:00 today an
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it's really nice out there. kind of breezy. 70s. don't forget, clocks back saturday night. bat dries, smoke detectors, a 49-hour weekend. we like that. >> if you don't have them, you can go to your area fire department. low 70s next week. we ran out of time. in about an hour or so, if you go to the happen, go to wusa, you can learn about the great dog isabel.
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>> that's it. we'll be back at 5:00. as always, we're on any time on our mobile app. have a great day.
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>> neil: hey. hey, hey, hey. >> gwen: oh, i was hoping you were dr. neville. >> neil: you still haven't heard from him? >> gwen: not since this afternoon. i mean, hilary's been gone, lost for almost 24 hours now. >> neil: yeah, yeah, yeah. >> gwen: what do we do? >> neil: i don't know. where the hell was he searching? >> gwen: the woods and any roads within walking distance. >> neil: gwen, we should have heard something by now. >> gwen: and how much luck could he be having searching in the dark? >> neil: i don't know, but i'm gonna try calling him right now. >> gwen: what about hilary? >> neil: maybe he found hilary and he's giving her some medical attention, or you know what? maybe he's somewhere sleeping. how could he do this? come on, answer the ph-- [ groans ] still no answer. uh, doc ne-- yeah, you know who it is. it's me. it's gwen. just call right away, please. right away! unbelievable. he knows that -- that she has the ability to wake up, and he's out there somewhere taking a


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