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but donald trump proposed cutting virginia's school funding, rolling back our clean air and water protections, and taking away health care from thousands of virginians. as a candidate for governor, i sponsored this ad because i've stood up to donald trump on all of it. ed gillespie refuses to stand up to him at all. thank you for joining us at noon, i am andrea roane. we begin with breaking news out of prince george's county, where two brothers involved in a bizarre and deadly attack on police in prince george's county, have
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guilty pleas in the case. >> reporter: before we talk about this, please, just remember the number 1 thing you have to remember in this case is that the chaos of this attack on a police station back in march, 2016, resulted in the friendly fire death of a promising young officer. that makes every step in the way of the legal process here, highly emotional. today's guilty pleas here were no exception, with coleson's parents holding up a portrait of their son, so they could clearly see. that day's bizarre events, march 13, 2016, much of it caught on video, as malik recorded the attack made by a brother, michael, in what amounted to a sunday afternoon
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precinct. they plead guilty just a few moments ago, to being coconspirators in all of this. they he drove their brother there, and helped him hatch a plan. they sat in the car, pretending to be bistanders, and all the while, malik was making a video. they pled guilty to all of that. malik, guilty to conspiracy, and other charges that will net him 20 years in prison. elijah, the same for a net of 12 years. michael is the man seen pulling the trigger, he's pled not guilty. he's expected to go to trial in the coming months. gravity of this is big. it was coleson who was rolling up in his car, mistaked for one of the attackers and was shot by one of his colleagues. they will do significant prison
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still awaiting trial. thank you, scott. we have more breaking news. this time out of loudoun county. the driver of an suv that struck and killed a 9-month-old boy entered a no contest plea. 57-month-old trysten schultz was struck in a crosswalk. defense attorneys have asked that a future sentencing date be set for miller. now for the latest on the onslaught of wildfires in northern california. at least 11 people have died in the flames, and more than 1500 homes and businesses have been destroyed. the latest from santa rosa, california. >> reporter: raging wildfires are still burning near the town of santa rosa. >> the sheer size and scope right now is massive. a 25,000-acre fire, with another 25-acre file. >> crews are battling more than
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many broke out simultaneously. forcing firefighters to spread out resources. the biggest fires are in the state's famous wine country. >> armageddon. it's just gone. >> reporter: michael everedge returned to find his, and his mother's homes gone. >> my mother is going to come home to this, and all she has is what she's thrown in the back of the car. she's 80. >> reporter: in southern california, near anaheim, another fire is burning more than 7500 acres. the blaze has already destroyed at least two dozen structures and is threatening more than 3,000 homes. >> the winds died down last night. the humidity came pack up, so that's good for us. we don't know what the winds are going to do y
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concern for us. >> reporter: governor jerry brown has declared a state of emergency, and is asking the federal government food the same. santa rosa, california. >> as you heard, firefighters said today's winds will be a big factor in today's operations. meteorologist allyson rae has more on what's in store today. alison, it's so sad. we were on a wine train, going through the various, beautiful homes destroyed forever. this is tough. this is the time of year that they have these wildfires, amend the conditions are so ripe and perfect for these wildfires. we need the winds to calm down. and two things, we really don't have a good forecast for these fires. the humidity is so low, it's like nevada temperature, or nevada dew point. so we're searching for any bit of rain, but that wind is not helping at all. you see a disturbance coming through here, but nothing going
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next 48 hours, if not longer than that. we're going to be watching the conditions there. the dry weather, the high winds is not helping those firefighters at all. it's not too warm, but those two conditions are enough to keep these storms going. in the meantime, we're tracking just a few stray showers around our region. nothing that's going to impact the rest of your tuesday night, but this will impact wednesday, and thursday. in fact, we've issued a yellow weather alert for tomorrow, due to showers and thunderstorms around the region. coming up, we'll go through the future cast. finally, we're going to have cooler weather, maybe a a drop in the humidity for our region. you can always go to our latest forecast on the wusa9 news app. tests have confirmed two cases of active tuberculosis at a school in prince george's county, because of privacy reasons, the school spokesperson will not confirm whether it's a teen, or an adult at dr. henry wise high
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else was exposed to the airborne disease. the school is offering free tb testing. in montgomery county, school leaders are looking for your feedback, as they try to establish the school for next year. they're getting a lot of push back from parents, and religious leaders. >> we're talking about options like cutting spring break, shortening the school year, or removing jewish holidays. the school board will be the first to admit, none of these are attractive options, but they have no choice. >> reporter: while most of us were enjoying this, our summer break, the school boards in maryland had a less fun topic on their minds. calendars. in a nut shell, here's their problem. you may remember, larry hogan led the charge for a bill two years ago, mandating that school starts after labor day. now the school boards are scrambling to make it all
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take montgomery county, they've proposed these five calendars. take this one, for the first time in 40 years, it would have school on rosh hashanah, and yom kippur, jewish holidays. then the option most troubling for teachers, cutting their pay on work days. i wish someone would come up with a miracle suggestion, she told them. there's clearly not time to do everything we'd like. o'neil also says they're open to new ideas. if you have any, let them know. in montgomery county, they've also created this website right here to try to seek feedback on the calendar. we're hearing they've received more than 1,000 comments so far. they'll be talking about it in montgomery county, where the school board has an all day meeting today. they
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those calendars. an investigation is underway into the fatal police shooting of a woman from buoy, maryland, in miami beach. it happened when carrie ann hyphen reportedly tried to run over an officer in south beach. her bmw had smashed into at least two other vehicles before that. her father says his daughter was celebrating her birthday in miami. more people are weighing in on the feud between trump and bob corker. steve bannon came to the defense of his old boss. while charlie dent echoed corker's criticism. >> if bob corker has any honor, any decency, he should resign immediately. we've had a lot of these the emperor has no clothes moment. >> mitch mcconnell is
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saying he is a valuable member of senate republican caucus. nearly three weeks after hurricane maria struck puerto rico, 85% of the island is still without power. that's nearly 3 million american citizens without power. puerto rico's governor is asking washington for an additional $4.6 billion in emergency relief. cleaning debris from the street is still a major issue. i'm happy with the effort in the capital of san juan. the governor sent his own team in to clean up debris. >> this has been an ongoing problem, that hasn't presented itself anywhere else than puerto rico. it wasn't handled as it should have. >> puritycomplicateing the recovery, the aid has not been properly handled. officials say it could be from 10 months to a year before everyone on the island has power again. coming up on wusa9 news at no
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happened just before the massacre in los angeles. and we're learning more about harvey weinstein's desperate attempts to keep his job. those stories an mark herring: my mom always worked hard to provide for our family. at one point, she got fired for of all things -- getting married. that was a lifelong lesson for me: when people are hurt, you need to stand up and do something. and i've never forgotten that as your attorney general. whether it's protecting veterans and seniors from shady debt collectors,
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i have one guiding principle: do what's right for people. i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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welcome back to the news at noon. las vegas police made a significant change in the timeline of the music festival massacre. investigators say stephen paddock shot a security guard at 9:59 p.m. that's 6 minutes before he opened fire on concert goers, and killed 58 people. more from las vegas. >> the timeline associated with the original shot has changed. >> reporter: jesus campos was
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investigators believe paddock saw campos on the security camera he set up. paddock fired, hitting him in the leg, six minutes before paddock unleashed his deadly assault. >> he was injured prior to the mass volley of shooting. >> reporter: investigators have traced some of the killer's movements. >> we have uncovered over 200 instances of the suspect's traveling throughout las vegas. >> reporter: according to a 97 page court deposition obtained by cnn, paddock took valium for anxiety. at one point, paddock boasted about being the biggest video poker player in the world. the deposition stems from this 2011 incident at the
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investigators will be looking at everything, and everyone in paddock's path to determine a motive. >> i'm sure there are people sitting in their living rooms saying, you know what? now it makes sense. i saw that. why didn't i say something? if you find something strange or suspicious, you have to act upon that intelligence. >> reporter: the sheriff says paddock targeted fuel tanks. he had body gear, and a car full of explosives, as part of an escape plan. investigators are looking into whether paddock drove 90 minutes days before the shooting to practice shooting at a gun range. texas tech says a 19-year- old student is in custody for killing a campus police officer. the student has been identified as freshman hollis daniels. campus police say they were making a welfare check on daniels when they found drugs and drug paraphernalia in his room. he allegedly shot and killed the officer during questioning at the police station. texas tech was under lockdown for at
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cbs news has learned hollywood mogul, harvey weinstein, made a last ditch effort to save his career. he sent a letter to several movie industry executives, asking for their support, hours before he was fired over a sexual harassment scandal. >> reporter: hollywood heavyweight harvey weinstein sent a letter asking for support just hours before he was fired. he wrote, i'm desperate for your help. weinstein was canned sunday from the film studio he cofounded. >> i think harvey is finished in hollywood. i really do. i don't see how anyone would work with him. >> reporter: fashion designer donna karen faced heavy criticism after coming to weinstein's defense, sunday night. >> not harvey weinstein. you look at everything all over the world today, and how women are
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whattary asking, by just presenting themselves the way they do. what are they asking for? trouble. >> reporter: karen's comments drew a sharp rebuke from actress rose mcgowan, one of weinstein's accusers. she said aiding and abetting is a morale crime. actress mia farrow tweeted, no more donna karen for me. the actress apologized, and said my statements were taken out of context. i am truly sorry to anyone i have offended. george clooney, and jennifer lawrence became the latest condemning weinstein's behavior. lawrence said she was deeply disturbed to hear the news. cbs news, new york. >> jennifer lawrence who won an academy award for silver linings playbook wenton to say, she did nod experience any
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it's win, or watch it on tv for the washington nationals on tv today. despite a pitching gem from max scherzer yesterday, the nationals trail the cubs 2-1 in the best of 5 series. the game gets underway around 5:30 this evening in chicago. yesterday, it was dry and sunny. allyson rae is here to give us the winning forecast in chicago. >> they might have some rain. >> maybe we'll do better in rain than sunshine and try weather. >> he had a perfect game, and the bullpen let him down. we got it. we could see a little rain. rocking red today. let's talk about our yellow weather alert for tomorrow. we're going to have some rain around the region that could last into thursday. we're getting into this time where we're going to have rain showers in the forecast every
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few days. let's take a look outside. yesterday was so humid, it did not feel like an october day at all. but the humidity has come down just a touch, but not by much today. our dew points into the upper 60s. 82degrees. it feels 85. it's going to be a hot one today. what we're going to expect, showers tomorrow, and thursday. we could see a few later on this afternoon, but not too many. cooler for thursday, and friday. but we are going to be near average, finally out of these mid-80s. it will be dry on saturday. we'll be rather warm. back up to near 80. what's going on here? we're getting into the pattern of fall front. you get showers. you warm up ahead of the front. showers come, then you cool back down. you kind of do it all over again. into the 80s this afternoon. your forecasted highs. we do have the front holding off that will slide through. it's going to be lift as a warm front, and will eventually get out of he
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today, mostly cloudy skies. you see enough sunshine to make it hot and humid. isolated showers for today. don't worry about tonight. then we'll stay into the 60s and 70s overnight. by tomorrow morning, showers are around, pretty much on and off for a lot of the day. wednesday evening, another shower and thunderstorm, due to that cold front coming through. it will be noticeably cooler on thursday, and into friday, before we start to warm up again for the weekend. by the way, we have ophelia. i'm not going to be worried about that one at all, just keeping you up to date. how much rain are we talking about? we're talking about an inch or so around the region, and we could use a little bit of rain. so we do cool off for thursday. and into friday. we warm up for saturday and sunday ahead of another front, and will have
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cnarrator: ed gillespie and i wants to endis ad. a woman's right to choose. ed giof a woman'sd put thpersonal decisions,rge not women and their doctors. as governor, ed gillespie says, i would like to see abortion be banned. if ed gillespie would like to see abortion banned,
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i would like to see i would like to see that ed gillespie never becomes governor. it's getting cheaper to fly, at least with one carrier. southwest routes dropped below $100 round trip for some longer fares. fares as low as $129 one way. you can only fly on certain days. it's the airline's semi annual sale. and you must buy tickets by thursday. and offering $199 flights from bwi to europe. they are go ahead for travel between november 1, and december 13. amsterdam, brussels, and dublin are just a few of
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destinations eligible for the $99 fair. all of the flights must make a st
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it's a gloomy day at wusa9ment our ray of sunshine is leaving us tomorrow. this is allyson rae's last day on air. and we want to wish you the very best. what's going to be happening? you're leaving us to do what? >> i have my chosen family in florida. you know, i love my family, of course, but i have a lot of of friends in florida. that's where i came before i was here, and i'm really
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in fort meyers, and change sunrise to sun sets in florida. so i'm excited. >> we know how much you just love covering those winter storms, so she can't get back to florida fast enough. best of luck
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mark herring: my mom to provide for our family. at one point, she got fired for of all things -- getting married. that was a lifelong lesson for me: when people are hurt, you need to stand up and do something. and i've never forgotten that as your attorney general. whether it's protecting veterans and seniors from shady debt collectors, or cracking down on gangs and drug traffickers, i have one guiding principle: do what's right for people. i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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>> john: i have been going over these figures you gave me of your young teen line. and i must say that the junior jabot numbers are impressive, to say the least. >> ashley: well, it's not exactly my teen line. >> john: oh, i wouldn't say anything different. listen, you pulled it off the shelf, you got the ball rolling, and you deserve all the credit. >> ashley: daddy, it was just woman's intuition. >> john: oh, woman's intuition. >> ashley: [ laughs ] >> john: a lot more than that. now, you have done a great job, and you're showing enormous instinct into the business. no, really, i am very proud of


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