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violence in charlottesville. the governor praising police this morning for quickly apprehending a suspect, accused of running down dozens of people in his car. that man is due in court this morning. meanwhile-- loved ones are mourning the young woman killed while protesting against the "unite the right" rally on saturday. abc's emily rau has more from charlottesville. the violence in
a former employee also emergenged to give his first interview since he was fired from the administration. anthony scaramucci sat down for an exclusive interview with abc news. and although he says he remains loyal to the president, scaramucci says he would have advised him not to make that statement, if he still had his old job. anthony scaramucci was
scaramucci was fired from his post as white house communications director after just 11 days. federal investigators are also investigating another tragedy as the unite the right rally unfolded.. two virginia state troopers killed when their police helicopter crashed. take a look at video of the scene here. this is in albermarle county about 7-miles outside the city. lieutenant h. jay cullen and trooper pilot berke bates were assigned to protect the governor. they crashed right through these trees - you can even see the wreckage is still there. crime scene tape is also still visible. the national transportation safety board is investigating what went wrong. as things unfold in charlottesville... stay with abc-7 for the very latest. for updates any time, go to our website - wjla dot com. an update now on a story that likely gave nationals fans a big scare over the weeked. bryce harper seriously injured, but not as badly as it looked. the injury happened during the first inning of saturday night's game against the giants. harper sliding on a wet base, crashing tothe ground and clutching his left knee. the team says the
have any ligament or tendon damage. he does however have a significant bone bruise that will keep him out indefinitely. here is harper, reacting to the news. nationals manager dusty baker says the team does expect harper back in time for a playoff push. our complete coverage of the terror in violence in charlottesville continues, coming up-- we'll here from witnesses who were sent flying during that deadly car attack. plus, closing arguments ahead in the civil trial involving taylor swift. the singer cleared by a judge. but she still has a big reason to be concerned. the details.. coming up.
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late week - first look at eclipse weather next monday today: partly sunny to mostly cloudy. becoming humid. spotty late day shower. highs: 81-85 winds: ne to se 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. isolated shower. lows: 66-73 winds: se 5 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy. spotty shower. highs: 83-87 winds: nne 5 mph coming up--
an american man at the center of an assault case causing the center of an assault case causing international outrage. now police are apologizing. we'll tell you why. plus, buyer beware. as the solar eclipse draws close, amazon sends out a big warning to customers. why you may want to double check those safety glasses.
mother of the young woman killed on the street this week during all the violence. 32-year-old heather heyer worked at a law firm in charlottesville. others caught in the chaos are lucky to be alive. a 19 year old counter protester says she didn't have time to run from the speeding car before being knocked to the ground in all - 35 people injured in that
crash and the clashes. we will have a live update from charlottesville coming up at the top of the hour. a seven on your side consumer alert for virginia residents.. "anthem blue cross blue shield" will stop selling insurance plans under "obamacare" in the state, starting in january. the company blames volatility in the market, and uncertainty in washington. anthem's decision will "not" impact virginians who get their insurance through their employer. at least one insurer will still offer coverage in every county.. with the exception of some zip codes in fauquier county. new developments, following that incident in london, in which a jogger is seen on video pushing a woman into the path of a bus.. it happened back in may. american investment banker eric bellquist was arrested last week. but police have since cleared him. they're now renewing their efforts to find the person responsible. the woman suffered minor injuries, but is otherwise ok. happening today in denver.. closing arguments begin in the
star taylor swift. but she's no longer a defendant. on friday, a
judge threw out claims that she tried to get former radio d.j. david mueller fired. but the judge is letting claims proceed against swift's mother and radio promotions director. swift accuses mule'-er of groping her during a meet and greet.. a claim he denies. her countersuit against him still stands. also happening today.. maryland's back-to-school tax free week is in full swing. it began yesterday, and runs through saturday. clothing and shoes costing 100 dollars or less are exempt from the state's six-percent sales tax. so are the first 40 dollars of a backpack or book bag. at xx time for weather. toss to eileen - cloudy start to the week - few late day showers - hotter & humid mid to late week - first look at eclipse weather next monday today: partly sunny
from wisconsin who scaled san francsico's golden gate bridge are now facing a lawsuit. thomas rector and peter kurer recorded the stunt in april, and the video went viral. they dangled and did flips.. high above traffic. the golden gate bridge district is now suing them, accusing them of trespassing.. and of profitting from the video. rector tells abc news.. he believes rector tells abc news.. he believes the lawsuit is giving them "unwanted publicity." and he says they're not in it for the money or fame. the lawsuit seeks unspecified
still no winner in the powerball jackpot. that means tomorrow's drawing is estimated at 430-million dollars. thats a cash value of more than 270-million dollars.. as for friday's mega millions jackpot worth 393 million dollars.. one winning ticket was sold in illinois -- but the winner has yet to come forward. amazon now taking action against fake solar eclipse glasses. the company is refunding customers who bought those fake sunglasses on its website. amazon also removed a few suspicious listings. remember - to safely see the solar eclipse on august 21st - you'll need a special pair of ultra-dark sunglasses. if not - you could permanently damage your eyes. the special glasses are in high demand - which has led to knockoffs being sold. and we're just one week away from the eclipse across america. you'll be able to watch live coverage on newschannel8 and at wjla dot com. that's next monday, august 21st between 12-30 and three-30 p-m. there is much more ahead.
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about the momdent a car plowed into a group of people following a day of violent white nationalist protests in charlottesville. that crash killed a woman - injured more than a dozen others. this morning as we are getting new insight into the man police say was behind the wheel. good morning washington. toss to eileen - cloudy start to the week - few late day showers - hotter & humid mid to late week - first look at eclipse weather next monday today: partly sunny to mostly cloudy. becoming humid. spotty late day shower. highs: 81-85 winds: ne to se 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. isolated shower. lows: 66-73 winds: se 5 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy. spotty shower. highs: 83-87 winds: nne 5 mph