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year-old drove his car into cyclists, and runners on the bike path. police shot him after he came out of the vehicle with fake guns. there are a lot of people out there. a lot of witnesses to this horrific incident. here's how one man describes what he saw. >> 3:00 p.m. and i hear the noise. when i look, i see a truck, a few more blocks down, going down the bike path. for some reason i went that way. i've seen a couple of bodies laying right there in the bike path. i heard gunshots. it was about 9 or 10 gunshots going off, and i seen cops coming down. a lot of police toward where i was. they didn't know what was going on, they were confused. >> reporter: just awful. hard to even imagine that picture there. maeo
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city, or near the city are now turning to social media. they want to let their friends and loved ones know they are okay. some people checking in on facebook or twitter at this hour, just letting people know they're safe. the mayor asked people in the city, in all of america to pray for the families of those impacted. he is also asking people to be vigilant. it is halloween night, so he wants everyone to have the rule, if you see something, say something. but they did say, in that press conference, they don't believe there is any other threat out there. we'll bring you the latest as we get it. >> a very painful day in new york city. president trump has just tweeted about the manhattan terror attack. he says in nyc looks like another attack by a very sick and deranged person. law enforcement is following this closely. not in the u.s.a. you can keep track of all the breaking developments on our wusa9 app, and of crs
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latest coming up at 6:30. new at 6:00, parents fear the ku klux klan may be targeting children this halloween. the concern comes after people who live in loudoun county found halloween candy with disturbing kkk flyers. michael quander explains why local police are now getting the feds involved. >> i'd say get off my street [bleep] >> reporter: strong words from ticked off neighbors here in leesburg. they found baggies with candy, and ku klux klan flyers. the message? if you're white and proud, join the crowd. >> it's pretty disgusting. >> reporter: the packages were found scattered across front yards. it contained a letter promoting white supremacy. using false in
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bible. >> cartoons that were vial, and included cartoon characters of what were supposed to be jewish people, and black people's head. >> organized in a way to target this neighborhood, or kids in general around halloween is concerning. the fact that the correspondence trying to get out, what it was was awful. >> reporter: police located evidence, and forwarded that information to the fbi joint task terror force. local investigators say they may not be able to do much else. they say the flyers don't have any threat, and are only promoting white supremacy. >> you don't think that's alive and well these days. no one does. >> reporter: we're going to call it. put it on a speaker. >> the person you're trying to reach is not accepting
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this time. >> reporter: i definitely have a whole lot of questions. >> who do these people think they are? >> stay out of leesburg. stay out of virginia. stay out of this country, honestly. >> let's hope it's never going to happen again. >> reporter: wusa9. >> police are planning to have increased patrols out there tonight. they say it has nothing to do with those flyers. spokesperson told us they have no reason to believe the public is in any danger right now. some strong opinions on or wusa9 facebook page tonight. chad says if you ignore these people, they will fade away. cathy add, they've been in winchester and port royal as well. mike says it's disgusting. pass it out to children, trick or treating, is just
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one reason to scream on halloween. articles are really messing with parents. warning people are slipping marijuana in candy. we found people tweeting warnings like these. don't forget to check candy. but are there any cases of this actually happening? our verify team set out to fact check it. researchers noted most articles quoted this tweet are from the new jersey virginia general, which warns there is a significant amount of marijuana candy in new jersey and other states. the tweet is genuine, but how real is the threat? the new jersey attorney general's office noted two articles. in one of them, a 10-year-old new york boy ate a marijuana candy he found in his dad's car. the other, accused of giving a 13-year-old some weed ca
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we were not given any cases related to halloween. just to be safe, we checked with parents in our area, who said parents should always check what their kids get, but we didn't find any cases. thankfully so far false. in less than a half hour, police had block off the roads in georgetown for the annual halloween street party. we've got a live look at wisconsin and m street. in a short while, those streets will be packed with people in costumes. d.c. police are also out there to direct traffic and enforce parking restrictions. wherever you are, the weather is going to be perfect for tonight's festivities. >> we have clear skies right now. it's comfortably cool. so if you're in a hot costume, it won't be that bad. these are current temps. 55 already in frederick, and
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in hagerstown. trick or treat weather, 6:00 p.m. to about 9:00 p.m. 45 to 55. cool, and spooktacular yes, it will be dry. if the kids are out past 9 at the 10:00, 11:00 hour, temperatures will then be in the upper 30s, north and west of town. we'll come back and issue a yellow weather alert for tomorrow. tonight, the white house is down playing the charges in attacking the credibility of one of the three men charged yesterday in that russian investigation. mola langy reports, president trump did all the talking about the indictments on twitter. >> president trump refused to answer questions about federal indictments issued for former campaign officials during attacks reform meetings at the white house. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: prosecutors charged former trump campaign chairman paul manafort, rick gates, and george
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investigation. this morning, mr. trump tweeted the fake news is working overtime. as mr. manafort's lawyer said, there was no collusion. >> what papadopoulos did was lie. that's on him, not on the campaign. >> reporter: court documents show papadopoulos emailed trump officials, and pushed for meetings with russians before mr. trump was elected. papadopoulos told mr. trump, he had connections that could help arrange a meeting between then candidate trump, and president putin. >> from what i recall, george was a low level volunteer. >> reporter: the white house has distanced himself from man fort since he was fired last year for lobbying for pro- russian political parties. prosecutors say he and gates conspired to launder money,
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accounts. >> extremely strong. very serious charges. >> reporter: cbs news has learned this are at least four other cases under seal. on another front, lawmakers heard testimony today from google, twitter, and facebook about ads posted to the sites from russian operatives. those ads may have been seen by as many as 126 million user on facebook alone. coming up next, republicans react angrily to a controversial new campaign ad targeting the gop candidate for governor. >> and we continue to monitor the situation up in new york city, where a deadly truck attack is being called an act of
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at 11:00 tonight, our special assignment unit looks at child marriage. is 17 too young to get married? how about 16 or 15? it's legal in our area for this to happen. now there's a push to increase the age of marriage here. voters in virginia go to the polls one week from today to elect a new governor. the
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shows democrat lieutenant governor ralph northam has a lead. but the new poll shows a tighter race. meantime, a new ad in the governor's race is raising a lot of eyebrows. >> it is a pro-ralph northam ad. it features minority children chased by a gillaspie supporter in a pickup truck. >> run, run, run! ♪ [ music ] >> come on. >> the implication is clear that if you're white, if you drive a pickup truck, if you're a working class american, that the implication is that you're a racist. that you're
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coming after minority children. >> the spot ends with the children waking up from a nightmare and adults watching tv footage of torch bearing white nationalists in charlottesville. the commercial is being aired on spanish language stations in richmond and washington. prince william county police say a woman and two men followed a teenager home and then attacked his family. this happened on friday. the father was stabbed repeatedly. neighbors in the normally tranquil neighborhood say they've never seen anything like this. >> it's crazy how people do stuff like that. >> that's terrifying to know stuff like that can happen. >> police say they were driving a black honda civic, with a yellow stripe on the side. they say, if you're ever ca
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incident, by all means don't go home. call the police, and go to a ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. narrator: they call him enron ed. because washington, dc lobbyist ed gillespie represented the worst of the worst. lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. corporations sending jobs overseas. and of course the enron scandal. now, enron ed is lobbying for donald trump's agenda. like cuts to virginia school funding, and taking away healthcare from thousands of virginians. enron ed gillespie. he's not lobbying for you.
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tonight is game 6 of the world series in los angeles. if you weren't able to stay up into the wee hours of the morning to catch the end of sunday's game 5, you missed this moment that went viral. as an astros fan catches a dodgers home run ball. the man sitting next to her throws it onto the field. before you go judging him, it's tradition to throw the home run ball back, if it's hit by the opposing team. sarah says she planned to do just that, but her brother-in- law kirk, was just a little too impatient. >> at the world series. what are the odds you're going to catch a home run ball from either team. >> got to go back. >> i'm not denying that. >> i took the ball, and threw it back on the field. i'm a hero to astros fans, and a zero to everybody
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>> a liquor store gave him a bottle of bourbon as a reward. we don't know what she got. daylight savings time ends early sunday morning. in massachusetts, some people hoping this is the last time they'll have to do that. a commission had vote on whether the state should quit daylight savings, and join the atlantic time zone instead. that move would put it one hour ahead of the eastern time zone? by moving to the atlantic time zone, the shorter nights wouldhelp them attract and retain a talented workforce. >> one thing we do hear from millennials, they don't like the weather, and they don't like when it is dark. >> every live tv show in new england would be one hour later. so you'll have the football games, and academy ar
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>> many also worry bringing more daylight to the evening, brings more darkness to the morning. that would increase risk for children walking to school. the commission says they would delay the school start times to fix that. to learn how daylight saving time actually got its start and how it has evolved over the years, check out our weather blog on and the wusa9 app. the plus side is for the kids. >> it's lighter early in the morning. at 6:30, it's dark. even at 6:00, it's dark. so it will help in that regard. we're going to go off of daylight savings time to standard time. this is halloween some time ago. >> how long ago? a long time. >> we don't need to get into that. but a long time ago. at least i
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talked to my middle daughter today. >> does she have a name? >> caroline. we're looking at temperatures in the upper 50s. the good news, it's not windy, and it's not raining. cool and dry for the trick or treaters. 45 to 55. bus stop temps, 64. kind of chilly in the morning. more clouds than rain on wednesday. i think the only folks that have to worry about taking their umbrella would be hagerstown west. we might make it back into the 70s on thursday. mainly above average in terms of temps. 72 on thursday. 74 on friday. even over the weekend, since we have removed showers, a little more sun. mid- to upper 60s saturday and sunday. future cast, 9:00, already 52. by morning, looking atot
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clouds by 6:00 a.m., even some 30s. 39 in gaithersburg. 39 in leesburg. by 9:00 a.m., some showers do creep in. temperatures in the 30s. kind of a miserable start to november back there. just clouds for us. by lunchtime, temperatures generally in the upper 50s, low 60s. we did not issue a yellow weather alert. 40s to start. 55 by 11:00, and 61 by 1:00. now we get into thursday after some clouds early, 72. maybe some clouds late on friday. 74. i don't see anything heavy friday night. saturday and sunday, we have clouds. we took out showers the time being. 73 on monday. more showers for the cold front. than we cool off a little bit.
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>> we were just asking, how is patrick ewing doing at georgetown? he seems to be doing well. we're going back for the future. we catch up i'm i'm up earlyax, for my most important job. -more peanut butter, daddy. -more peanut butter, daddy. as prosecutor, justin fairfax fought drugs, crime, and human trafficking. that's why he's endorsed by virginia law enforcement. buckle up. nothing's more important than keeping them safe and helping them prosper. as your lieutenant governor, i'll work to grow the economy and invest in schools and career training, because virginia's families need more results,
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m mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. female narrator: what would john adams do to women's health? adams argued before the supreme court to give employers control over your access to birth control. adams also supports giving employers the power to block access to affordable contraception for 1.6 million virginia women. and adams opposes abortion even in cases of rape, or incest. john adams: wrong for women's health.
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georgetown basketball was dominant force. but it's been too long. trying to get his school back to prominence is patrick ewing. >> i think respect is something that's earned. i think i've earned that. i am the authority figure here. i am an elder statesman. i don't think i have to say my age, but you know, i'm a person of in terms of age, of stature. got their kids, some of them, i'm probably older than their parents. >> to see patrick ewing is sort of strange to me. i grew up watching him in the '80s. that's why ewing is apparently back as coach. he said to
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about winning. that's it. that's what he has to do, or they will do what they did to the last coach, the son of the great coach, and let him go. ewingknows there's a huge shadow cast over him by his old coach john thompson. that's what makes it all so much fun and interesting. i'm pulling for him. i think this year, he's very not that optimistic. it's his next recruiting class. >> did you ask him what his favorite candy is on halloween? >> we did. and it's snickers, because he got paid by them years ago to do that commercial. >> take us out with the halloween forecast. trick or treat forecast, 45 to 55. maybe a shower
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independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd. ralph northam went to vmi and was an army doctor for eight years. in richmond, dr. northam helped pass longer sentences for gang members and mandatory life sentences for violent sexual predators. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad because i'm a pediatrician, and for ed gillespie to say i would tolerate anyone hurting a child is despicable.
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