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watching deep cold for midweek tonight on 12 news. we have a deep goal from midweek. >> good evening, our winter weather advisory has been extended through 9:00 p.m. you can see all the counties listed in that area area. here is a look at the radar network. that happened about 30 minutes ago, it is eventually going to get here. lake geneva getting some extra snow as well. we do anticipate an end time by about 8:00 p.m.
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slushy, as you are taking those turns, let your foot off the gas. let the person in front of you and your self enough room. temperatures have remained above freezing all day long. temperatures overnight will be flip the hour-by-hour planner shows that flurries will continue. things will eventually taper off as we head towards the 9:00 or 10:00 hour. the visibility is low, if you are driving out there, nature you take your time. a lot of people are sending in
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county. i will talk about how much more snow we are going to see, where we may see a few more trouble spots and the all important what it means for tomorrow. that will be at karlinsky. >> reporter: tonight, as the number killed grows into the dozens, the search goes around the clock. questions mounting about whether it could have been stopped. was turned? >> as far as preventable, absolutely. i'm not going to make excuses for the city, because we've documented, called it in. >> reporter: the building went up fast. people weren't supposed to be living here, it only had permits as a warehouse.
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colony called the ghost ship. >> i watched it burn for four hours. >> reporter: that's the back of the warehouse. the first responders are just about a block away. most of the dead were on the second floor. a maze of art studios before the fire. >> it's tragic to watch so many people perish from fatality in front of our eyes, and have to be stoic and professional and make sure to honor the victims and families to bring them safely out of the building. >> i think we were surprised at first to find that many bodies where we found them. and we are leaning towards,
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bodies appear to be on top of each other, that it was probably from a fall. >> reporter: they were on the second floor and it caved in. crews working methodically to recover victims with dignity and make sure what's left of the building doesn't come down on them. google earth pictures piles of garbage outside. and the mayor vowing to find out if this was preventable. >> i have teams going through every public record of the building. >> neal, you're hearing it could still be another day before investigators reach all of the victims? >> reporter: that's right. it could be another day, possibly even more. it's very slow going, and to
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that's piled up there, that's so they can shore up the walls to make sure the rest of the building doesn't cave in on them. >> thank you. and as the search continues, making the weight excruciating for the families, awaiting word on young ones. kayna whitworth has this part of the story. >> reporter: tonight, the agonizing wait for family and friends, as to find everyone killed in this tragic fire. >> please just call us. we're all looking for you. can you just call any of us. if you're around, something happened, we don't care, we just want to know if you're alive or not. >> reporter: the silence, deafening. no phone calls, no texts, mothers who can't find their daughters. >> she's not answering her
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phone. no one can get in contact with them. i tried calling, and it's not like her to not respond to a text. >> reporter: dan vega, awaiting news of his brother alex. max orr made it out alive. >> i barely made it to the door, i was trying to get people out, yelling so people could have a light to come towards. >> reporter: tonight, officials say the process of identifying >> they may be unrecognizable. >> reporter: authorities calling this loss astronomical. two people telling me they lost five friends in one night. >> thank you. and we're also hearing stories of survival from inside that blaze. >> i was just getting ready to
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smoke, the power went out. shortly after we saw that, i saw the fire. and i was just, it was just like a mad scramble. trying to find a fire extinguisher. i wasn't able to get it to work, and that's when i ran into my roommate. he was a larger gentleman, and coming down he broke his ankle, is an and needed me to pull him out. the and i felt my skin melting. i couldn't breathe, and i had to leave him behind. i know that he didn't make it. it's just, i just, i yelled and i just ran out after that. screaming his name. >> just one story of survival in this tragedy. >> we do want to turn to our other breaking story, in san
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the passenger jet forced to return due to problems with the landing gear. passengers forced to evacuate by the emergency chute. gloria riviera has the late pictures coming in. >> reporter: tonight, a united flight in san antonio crash landing, its nose gear collapsing. >> there could be multiple impacts. >> reporter: passengers hearing the warning from the cockpit of an imminent evacuation. then mom chutes. crews working to rush people to safety. >> it's usually a fairly minor emer emergency. you land the airplane. >> reporter: another scare, a
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turbulence. >> anyone that was not in their seat belt was up in the air for a few seconds. >> reporter: passengers sent flying in the air. the flight making an emergency landing in portugal. tonight, we know the ntsb will >> thank you. and a victory for the protesters camped out for months at the dakota pipeline. word that the u.s. army corps is denying to allow the work to continue. this will delay the pipeline. next to politics, and what
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for the president-elect. donald trump facing backlash for that call with the president of taiwan. and once again, trump is turning to twitter to sound ouff. here's david wright. >> reporter: tonight, the president-elect insists people are making too much of the talk with >> it's a little mystifying to me that president obama can reach out to a murdering dictator in cuba in the last year, and be hailed as a hero. but donald trump takes a courtesy call from a democratically elected leader in taiwan, and it's a controversy. >> reporter: david petraeus says
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a firm grasp of america's policy abroad. >> what i enjoyed most, frankly, was the discussion of issues. >> reporter: high on trump's agenda, the issue of protecting american jobs. even if that means interfering in the free market. today on twitter, trump went on a rant, warning people against making what he calls an expensive ak any company that leaves this country and thinks it will sell its product back into the u.s., there will be a tax of 35%. trump also took aim at another pet peeve. >> this week, tweeted the best tweet. wow, what a great, smart tweet. >> reporter: alec baldwin's parody on "snl."
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night live. baldwin's impersonation, sad. tonight, trump getting a vote of confidence from vladimir putin. cecilia? >> thank you. i want to head overseas to cuba, where the castro were laid to rest. capping a nine-day grieving period for the cuban leader. his ashes next to a hero of cuban independence. the ceremony attended only by family. until today, the location, one of the most tightly-kept secrets. next, millions at home facing severe weather.
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falling tonight in the midwest. that system heading east just in time for the monday morning commute. rob marciano is here tracking it all. what are you looking at, rob? >> take a look at the piece. the snow is heavy across the north. and last night, across texas and louisiana, have a look. tonight, gulf coast residents bracing for more of heavy rain soaking communities. galveston getting a record. and over a foot of rain swoampig these cars. others forced to abandon their vehicles. >> i was watching tow trucks one after another.
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son on a bridge. firefighters having to use a ladder to pull them to safety. meanwhile, winter blanketing shelbiville, montana, with snow. >> and rob is here with the forecast. how much snow has falling so far? >> over six inches in some spots. we have the snow across the northeast, and flooding and another round of rain expected in texas and louisiana. flooding an issue there. and the snow here, north of i-80, i-84, it will be a slick go, a few inches. and this week, 23 degrees in memphis, it slides east on friday and saturday, by far the
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>> thank you. and we still have much more ahead on "world news tonight" this sunday. witnesses coming forward in the deadly road rage attack. what one woman says she saw. and the latest offer from a music superstar, stepping in to help her neighbors. and cracking a hot car cold case. how this mystery was solved. it only took 40 years. [burke] at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even a rodent ride-along. [dad] alright, buddy, don't forget anything! [kid] i won't, dad... [captain rod] happy tuesday morning! captain rod here. it's pretty hairy out on the interstate.traffic is literally crawling, but there is some movement on the eastside overpass. getting word of another collision. [burke] it happened. december 14th, 2015. and we covered it. talk to farmers. we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two.
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my god, he really shot this man. >> reporter: ronald gasser admitting shooting joe mcknight. >> he was like this at the window. once he moved from the window, he walked around to the front part after the car, kept his arm liked. >> reporter: and pointing? >> pointed at the front of the car. >> reporter: at the windshield? >> yes, the hood and windshield, kept his arm locked in place. >> reporter: many tonight still asking why gasser hasn't been charged. >> if he was man enough to pull the trigger, he should be man enough to take his licking and still be in jail. >> when we shoot and kill somebody, the question is, it's a homicide. the question is, is it justified or n or not?
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uh-huh finally tonight, when santa goes missing, we put our john donvan on the case. >> reporter: here's how to help a kid feel lousy at christmastime -- steal her santa. >> she tells it good night every night before going to bed.
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the day. it was a really big deal with her. >> reporter: so this year, santa returned to the lawn until somebody decided to swipe it. >> i pulled in the driveway and she told me, santa claus is gone. >> reporter: her mom felt moved to tell her about it on facebook. >> it just touched my heart, and just wanted to do something for the family. >> reporter: right after that, tracy showed up with a perfect match. so, if you want to be the one who makes a kid feel great again, be like tracy. >> now i have a little friend. >> reporter: be a santa giver and not a santa stealer. >> no santa stealing. "gma" first thing in the morning. david muir will be back here tomorrow. i'm cecilia vega. have a great sunday.
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