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priority. tom: contreras was picked up last year, way down near the tip of texas, right across from mexico. law enforcement said he was ordered to leave the country. more than a year later, not only is he still here, but according to them come in falls church he committed a rape. a spokesperson with u.s. immigration and st herera-contreras has been a priority because he is a relatively recent immigrant, he is an alleged gang member, and he is now wanted for rape. tuesday we interviewed fairfax county police as they were working to catch contreras. they believe in july the
here -- we have learned from ice that herera-contreras illegally cross the border. ice says the teenager was given a court order to leave, but never did. the obama administration said one of its prerelease is deporting recent crossovers like him, and president-elect trump says he wants to get rid of gang members and criminals, a description that also fits him. fairfax county police say he may be hiding out somewhere in northern virginia, but they think he may be splitting his time between our area and new jersey. it is not just local police but federal authorities who want this guy, so if you have any
please call law enforcement. live in the newsroom, tom roussey, abc 7 news. alison: and we have following breaking news right now from fairfax county, where there is a serious crash on the beltway in springfield. these are live pictures from the traffic cameras at the outer loop. several cars are involved. all lanes are blocked. no words on injuries, but we do have calls to virginia state police and will deliver update jonathan: also in fairfax county, the police have arrested a man who killed his girlfriend by setting her on fire. the police say that lewis reed was arrested near richmond thanks to a tip. dolores williams died, 12 days after she was brutally attacked and set on fire. and hit by a stray bullet sitting at home, a woman on stewart lane today. the police believe she was not the intended target.
who fired the shot. her injuries are not considered life-threatening. alison: and ohio state university attacker brought items -- bought items at a d.c. area home depot just days before the violence. officials say that artan was in d.c., bought items at the store, and then returned some or all of them before leaving the city. there is no word on why he was here. artan after he rammed his car into a crowd and started slashing people. authorities believe he may have been inspired by isis. steve: overnight lows will fall into the 30's early in the morning, mainly clear skies, but a thinly rough clouds will keep the temperatures from dropping a lot. the pickup temperatures in the morning, 40 degrees, recess near
the week, looking at about 50 degrees. the best day to pick up a christmas tree coming up in a few minutes. alison: thank you, steve. right now, a worsening tragedy in gatlinburg, tennessee, the death toll in this week's wildfires has risen to 10, and some are still missing. more than 700 buildings burned in the fire, completely leveling some areas. fires to make it to safety. the caus is still being investigatede, but it is possible it was started by a person. jonathan: in southeast, 36 confirmed tornadoes touching down in tennessee, mississippi, and alabama. five people were killed, several injured. a new study found that extreme tornado outbreaks are creating more twisters than decades ago.
worker was attacked in northeast over the weekend. abc 7 first broke the story sunday. we have video of one of the attackers. d.c. police are offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. that is in addition to a 50,000 other reward offered by the postal inspection service. the worker was threatened with a gun, pistol whipped, and kicked. jonathan: a officer criminally charged with assault and misconduct while in office. he is accused of chasing somebody in his cruiser and striking them with his car back in june. the man recovered, but hernandez, an 11 year veteran of the force, was suspended right after the incident. alison: there is an all out effort to get drunk drivers off our roads. a new patrol started in fairfax
to ride along with one of the officers. anna-lysa, this is a mission to save lives as we approach the holiday season. anna-lysa: absolutely,alison. tonight, there were no arrests while we were on the ride along, but over the next few months officers hope to prevent hundreds of drunk drivers and take them off the streets. >> we are patrolling stations four and seven, ic mason district. anna-lysa: officers are focusing their attention on drunk driving in fairfax county, working in rotations from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. this officer shows us what a typical night looks like. >> the main goal is to reduce fatal crashes. anna-lysa: in 2014 and 2015, more tan 700 out crashes were reported in the county.
2014, 12 people were killed, 2015 nine people were killed. >> the tragedy of losing a loved one caused by somebody driving drunk, it's very important to get those drivers off the roads. anna-lysa: the team will not only watch for obvious signs of drunk drivers on the roads, but also clues that may be overlooked. >> wch weaving within their lane. sometimes you see an immediate infraction in front of you and find out the person is drunk. anna-lysa: according to the dmv, 241 people were killed across the state due to alcohol-related crashes. fairfax county police trying to
alison: anna-lysa, thank you. new information, track inspectors may have known about deteriorating conditions long before the metro derailment outside of the east falls church station. officials questioned why truck inspections showed the same measurements time after time and asking if the inspections were actually done. the ntsb said that inspection and in adequate safety oversight led to the derailment. metro said they have made a number of changes, adding that the investigation is ongoing. jonathan: president-elect donald trump is making it very clear, putting company is on notice they will not be up to leave the u.s. without suffering consequences. trump issued that warning today after visiting the carrier air-conditioning plant. the company agreed to keep 1000 jobs in the u.s., and the state
million in tax incentives to do so. trump has chosen retired marine general james mattis to be the secretary of defense. christmas is three weeks away, but it came early for some military kids who lost a parent in service. tim barber has the winter wonderland that brought some smiles to their faces. i cannot think of a more deserving group. tim: many of these kids remember the last christmas they spent with their parent who paid the ultimate sacrifice. tonight this was all about family. tonight, the jolly man in the bright red suit had kids jumping with joy. >> it really helps.
country. >> he would say, hello, i'm home, and i would start sprinting over. tim: benjamin and a.j. lost their dad, paul, in afghanistan. he was only 36. >> it means a lot that there are kids out there just like me and i know i'm not alone. tim: 100 kids showed up for the presence, food, and fun. the event was founder of yellow ribbons united after her brother was killed in afghanistan. >> we want to mature they are never forgotten -- we want to make sure they are never forgotten. tim: they also know what the holidays are like without a loved one who made the ultimate sacrifice. tonight's festivities tries to help fill that void. a gift of love.
jonathan: a possible disaster averted in salt lake city. a teenager firing a gun in a school was wrestled down not by a teacher or classmate but his they had been concerned about his travel -- troubling behavior, noticed guns were missing from the home, rushed to the school and got there just in time. students had already hit the deck, terrified. inc. fully lead the teenager was subdued and nobody was hurt. alison: former astronaut buzz aldrin is said to be in stable condition tonight and in good spirits because today he was evacuated from the south pole come of all places, for medical reasons.
-- had the flu, but is responding well to antibiotics. 7 on your side with a holiday warning. there was a lot of online shopping and themes are waiting to pounce on presence. we now and the first of the year, one point 5 billion packages will be delivered across america. every year, 23 million people across the country fall victim to porch pirates. what can you do to preve a option to choose delivery options and pick a time when you are home. surveillance cameras are a good option. >> we try to get the word out on media and talk to people. alison: there is also new technology, putting a doorbell camera that sends an alert to your phone wherever you are and let you know somebody is on your porch.
holiday season. president obama: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1! >> whoo! jonathan: tonight, the first family lighting the national christmas tree on te ellipse. it was a beautiful night. a star-studded event, james taylor, garth rooks clarkson just some of the stars shining tonight. everyone lucky to enjoy the show that their tickets by entering a lottery. >> we were very excited to have the special family event tonight. jonathan: and for some, bittersweet knowing this is the last time they will enjoy the tree lighting with president obama. >> 10 years from now, she can look back and say, hey, i remember going with dad with president obama.
down, it was time for the president and first lady to give their final christmas tree lighting countdown. president obama: 4, 3, 2, 1! jonathan: and as in years past, santa joined the first family for a sing-along on stage, a crowd favorite, "jingle bells." lots more festivities ahead this month. the 2016 capitol christmas tree lighting happens december holiday spirit, this holiday season you can give back to those in need. join us at the national harbor this saturday, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., and bring an unwrapped gift for a child. this is toys for tots. jonathan: a small town in idaho is festive thanks to an army of
run out paint and christmas lights to decorate dozens of storefronts. the theme this year is winter wonderland. the whole thing is made possible with help from grants and business donations. it is not just teaching kids are what community service. steve: 'tis the season for colder weather, relatively soon, and the late next week. the windchill factors, late-night plans, it is chilly, but not too cold. layer of clouds moving overhead. not amounting to as much. it will stay dry overnight as temperatures fall into the 30's across much of the area. skies are mainly clear with wind out of the west at 5 to 10. in the morning, tgif, it's friday. getting out the door, it will be cold, 33 gaithersburg, 34 fairfax. at least we will have a lot of
warm coat, gloves, and a hat to keep warm. the head is where you lose a lot of body heat. tomorrow, upper 40's, lower 50's. sunshine through the day, 5:00 tomorrow the sunset, a great time to check out the national christmas tree. it is absolutely beautiful in real life. futurecast from stormwatch 7, the wind generally out of the west tomorrow, most of the cloud cover well to the west. dry tomorrow. it will stay dry into the day saturday. that is great news if you have plans to do local shopping or grab the christmas tree. don't forget saturday, toys for tots at the national harbor, 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. i will be there from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. hope that you can visit. they time highs only in the upper 40's, a little bit breezy, but sunshine will make it look
outlook, 50 degrees saturday, upper 40's sunday, lower 60's monday. then we move into the middle of next week, towards the end of the week, the temperatures plummet with daytime highs in town only in the lower 40's with nighttime lows in the upper 20's, near 30 degrees. no snowflakes on the 10-day outlook. alison: have you ever wondered how much santa's house ? think of your fellow man. ? ? lend him a helping hand. ? ? put a little love in your heart. ? ? take a good look around... ? ? ...and if you're lookin' down, ? ? put a little love in your heart. ? ?put a little love in your heart.?
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>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. erin: the capitals had four days off before they hosted the islanders tonight at the verizon center, and seems like there was a little bit of rust. dmitry orlov mishaps. orlov cannot corral the pocket and it is off to the races for the islanders. the islanders scored a couple of goals a second later, then an old friend got in on the action, former capital jason chimer a. 3-0 islanders. the cap strop their second.
the cardinal sunday. the cardinals' record does not sound great, but they should not be taken lightly. they have plenty of talent, including johnson, who was a threat on the ground and through the air. he is the second leading receiver, behind larry fitzgerald. coach gruden: he is probably the best back in the national league. -- in th yards rushing and nine touchdowns and a bunch of catches. erin: and the cowboys lead the viking 17-9 in the fourth quarter with 30 seconds left,
jonathan: this is very cool, a virtual tour of the white house without leaving your home. it is a smart phone app called 1600. just put a dollar bill on the table and turn on the app. it is n kids, but a lot of adults have been playing with it also. erin: that looks fun. alison: really nice. jonathan: a little bit of snow? steve: no. that's all, sorry, long day. jonathan: jimmy kimmel's next.
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"jimmy kimmel live"! tonight jake gyllenhaal hailee steinfeld the results of our youtube halloween challenge, and music from keith urban. and now, you know him you love him, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ? >> jimmy: i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thanks for watching. thanks to all of you for coming. i hope you had a pleasant halloween. by the way, we'll be taking