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to teach again. alison: yeah, he has already been removed from the maryland sex offender registry and kevin lewis explains why. kevin? kevin: he has pleaded guilty to child sex abuse. he was a coach and he befriended a female student and sent her dozens of explicit messages from the school e-mail account. in 2014, the montgomery county circuit court judge sentenced shemmer to a year in jail of which he served only a few weeks. i know after completing three years of probation and classes he was asked to be taken off
the family said no way but the judge said agreed with shemer. >> if a judge can wipe this clean he could do it for any teacher. so what implication does it have on a county, state or national level? >> he paid the price. it was a terrific price to pay. if you get convicted of murder you can get a job. you can't get a job on the sexual registry. i don't know if you the rent apartments. it's like having the plague. kevin: in three more years, shemer could have the sex abuse case wiped from the public record. his attorney says it would allow him to apply for new teaching positions but he currently has no plans to do so. live outside circuit court in rockville, kevin lewis, abc7 news. jonathan: thanks.
why it turns off the shore, news crews are now just getting access to some of the hardest hit areas. this is the category four hurricane when it made landfall. wiping out power to the island. today calls louder for help with the 16 ships on the way to aid to puerto rico. criticism grows and the president says he is receiving praise. president trump: we are doing the most difficult job because it's on an island in the middle of the ocean. it's out in the ocean. you can't just drive your trucks there from other states. the governor said we are doing a great job. in fact he thanked me specifically for fema and all the first responders in puerto rico. alison: meanwhile, maria continues to churn off the coast. the effects are now just a category one hurricane but they are felt along the coastline. meteorologist steve rudin tracking the storm. we are all hoping it will turn east quickly. steve: it will do thati
next 4 hours so improving -- 24 hours so improving conditions for outer banks of north carolina but still, rough surf for the outer banks for north carolina and delmarva beaches. we are waiting for the 5:00 advisory to come in, 45 minutes. 75-mile-per-hour winds with gusts up to 95 miles per hour. turn it over to the wall to give you the latest on the track and where we expect it to go over the next several days. it will make a turn east. there is a cold front moving across our area late tomorrow night. once it happens it will shift to the east. we are looking for the storm to gradually diminish in intensity. outdoor eating tonight. if you are staying close to home it looks fantastic. the temperatures in the lower 80's and falling in the upper 70's. we talk more about the local forecast and the updated hurricane outlook in a few minutes. jonathan? president trump: at some point there will be a repeal and replace. but we'
that point is now or shortly thereafter? we are disappointed in certain so-called republicans. jonathan: delayed again. the senate republicans will not vote on healthcare this week. they could only afford two destractions. but it seems that several senators now have reservations about the graham-cassidy bill. jeff goldberg on capitol hill where protesters are voicing concerns about healthcare in america. jeff? jeff: in the last two days we have seen big vocal protests and today they got a big victory as the g.o.p. leadership deciding not to hold the vote. earlier today at the capitol, protest got attention of plenty of people. opponents of the healthcare bill staging a die
entrance of the building. others were singing beside them with the words "healthcare for all." all nine people were arrested and the protest was broken up after that. last night the bill suffering a major set-back after susan collins of maine saying she would join against the measure joining senators rand paul and john mccain of the g.o.p., effectively killing the bill. >> it's clear to me that the graham-cassidy bill was not the answer. >> when you start cutting back healthcare you start affecting the lives of millions of people. one way or the other, you may not think so but it does. jeff: ted cruz of texas and the republican senator from alaska voted with deep reservation about the bill. the leadership knew the vote was not going to pass so that is w
today. in the last hour we spoke to virginia senator tim kaine and family that would have been impacted by the legislation. we will tell you why they are relieved about the decision and why they feel the fight continues. until then live on capitol hill, jeff goldberg, abc7 news. alison: thank you very much. busy day there. meanwhile, roger stone, a former adviser to president trump was grilled behind closed doors at the capitol over the 2016 campaign and the russian meddling. as he left he told reporters the d. nbcc. hack that -- d.n.c. hack that resulted being publish on wikileaks was an inside job. he said f.b.i. and nowhere robert mueller reached out to him and he maintains there was no collusion with russia. jonathan: crime alert to tell you about after a student was robbed on the way to school. the 13-year-old boy stopped in the store in the 4900 of ames street. that is when older teens came up to him, stuck something in his back and told him to give up his money. the polic
surveillance video to make arrests. alison: scare at potomac high school this morning. on lockdown for part of the day after a trespasser entered the school and student was found with a gun there. maryland bureau chief brad bell has startling find and relieved parents. brad: parents got an e-mail alert after 9:30 a.m. a trespasser had been spotted in potomac high school. the school put on lockdown. then the parents began to hear from the children. ordered to shelter in place. they rushed to the school. >> scared to death. she texted me in the classroom. "mommy, i don't know what is going on." she is in ninth grade. brad: then came word a 16-year-old tenth grader was found carrying a gun. more parents came. >> devastating. it's horrifying. horrific. you don't want to send your child to school to get an education. this is her last year. i wish we were at the end of the year. brad: after a two-hour lockdown police and the school officials explain what happ
two students on the second floor of the school exchanging money. brad: the officer assigned to the high school checked the security video she recognized both teens. one a former student trespassing. the other, a current student. >> the officer reacted, found the current student. began to question him. in the process found a handgun on that student. brad: that student was arrested and then the entire school was searched as the students waited for the all-clear. that came just before 11:00 a.m. >> i was just scared. i want to know what is going on. brad: one of the main concerns for the parents picking up the children today the whereabouts of the trespasser. the police say they saw him leaving the property on a security camera video. they didn't see him after that. in oxon hill, brad bell, abc7 news. jonathan: in the meantime, the reaction does continue to pour in over the nfl players protesting in the national anthem over
alison: today president trump answered reporters' questions again on the issue. president trump: i think it's a very important thing for the nfl to not allow people to kneel in the playing of our national anthem. jonathan: that brings us to the instapoll. should nfl mandate players stand in the national anthem alison: go to wjla.com/votenow to weigh in. the results show up in progress as you vote. right now kristine frazao has a look at the end game of the protests. >> ♪ the flag was still there ♪ kristine: a weekend of protest spilled over to primetime monday night. >> they take a knee collectively. kristine: with the dallas cowboys and the arizona cardinals continuing a silent protest. >> we don't agree at all with what the president said. we just wanted to show that we weren't going to be divided by that. kristine: pr
weighed in saying the boos he heard were the loudest he ever heard. >> some criticized the athletes as unpatriotic. but their actions are uniquely american. >> the national anthem, our flag, and the people who defend it and represent it, that should be celebrated everywhere and always. kristine: when it comes to what people think the protests are about, it varies on and off capitol hill. >> players are being disrespectful. >> they are looking for equality. there is a lot of questions about how the laws are enforced against minorities. kristine: this video from a tucson, arizona, police officer generating buzz online. >> if you feel the american flag represents negativity and slavery and the other stuff you have to give credit and credence to a flag that has given you an opportunity to go from corn field and picking cotton to being the president of the united states of america. kristin
protest has sparked a revolution of sorts. but many are now wondering what the resolution will be. what do you think is getting accomplished by the players doing that? >> pretty much nothing. they just want attention. >> my guess is if the president quit stoking the fire it will die down. >> most fans want to see football. they don't want politics. kristine: new territory and rules with the president making politics, anyone and everyone game. in washington, kristine frazao reporting. alison: we are watching the polling live. it's been fluctuating quite a bit but right now we are at 51% no, 49% yes. we are going to revisit your voting coming up in a little bit. jonathan: still ahead for us at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- terrifying situation. wildfires roaring in southern california. more of the incredible video. and how close the fires are getting to a packed highway. >> a
some offended drivers want the flag down and for good. it's just a test of several challenges and time. we are in stafford with a legal strategy that hasn't been tried until now. richard: anybody driving on i-95 can see the flag. supporters say it's in honor of the confederate soldiers that died in the civil war and opponents say it's a symbol of hatred. look at the video. last week, the stafford county attorney said the hands were tied about the idea of removing the flag, that this was a freedom of speech issue. it was located on private property. now attorneys are using a different tactic. finding a zoning appeal and say it meets the decision of a sign, not the flag. it does not represent political editing and they also say the large size and the flag pole
violates zoning ordinances for the residential area. >> i think some people find it offensive. some people don't want to do it for economic reasons. i share the concern of the community about the message that is put forth here. richard: the next step for the zoning inspector to check the flag to see what they think. this is far from over. coming up you will hear from the people who put up the flag. there is a lady in town who says if this doesn't come down she will put a black lives matter flag up of her own. you will hear all about that at 5:00. richard reeve, abc7 news. alison: thank you, rich. this performance here is a high school dance team creating a controversy in miami. some of the people in the stands at the football game say the routine was too provocative and the uniforms too r
take a look. this is what they saw. some are calling the uniform lingerie. others say it's art. >> i don't see anything wrong with it. they're dancers. i could see if it if cheerleaders were in it, but they're dancers. >> it's too sexy. >> there are people that would look at that and take it a different way. >> the school principal say the parents of the dancers approved the uniforms. but going forward they will implement a more comp hepsive and stringent uniform approval process. you are a dad. jonathan: yes. alison: would you approved that? jonathan: no. i don't think i would. i'm like old fashioned like he was saying. a little old fashioned. i get if the parents approved it. i don't know. alison: there you go. my daughter is not wearing that. jonathan: i didn't think she would. neither one of them. must-see video. dash cam footage of the moment commuter bu
the crowd of children. look where it stops. right there. both goes out of control and they scatter. the driver did amazing job to keep it steering from the kids. they are looking into whether the driver who hit the bus was distracted. police say this is a kidnapping caught on camera. alison: this is in south los angeles. you see a man dragging a woman in the car. the car with texas plates. then it speeds off. the woman is struggling to get away. once in car she tries to get out and is pulled back in. witnesses heard the woman scream something the police in l.a. are making a desperate plea for help to find her and that man. in southern california today, wildfires are raging. strong wind last night made it impossible
more than a thousand people are facing mandatory evacuation orders. this is all happening in anaheim. so far from injuries are reported but they only have a small portion of this. this is along the 91 freeway. look at the winds whipping the flames up the hill. several schools were closed down today. this is a problem in california now because you have the high winds. it's very dry this summer. now the santa ana, don't they start to kick up now? steve: they do. i was there last week and nothing going on and look how quickly things change. alison: so close to the road. there is no better way to illustrate how widespread the power outages are in puerto rico as they try to restore the power. satellite images
hurricane maria show how bright it is at night. then the picture on the right taken last night. look at the difference. jonathan: this is a place that was in dire need prior both of the storms hitting it. financially it was in trouble. that place is devastated. steve: the national weather service has doppler radar. it's similar to the white domes. i was strong. it's ripped apart. nothing is left of it except the stand. that is it. the dome is completely gone. alison: the people there a lot of attention. another warm day. >> it's 85 degrees right now at reagan national airport. centreville at 83. the same in herndon. it's cooler at 77. we have a 90-degree in frederick maryland. cooler to the west of us. stormwatch7 satellite
the cloud cover that we thought we'd have originally materialized a lot so the temperatures we had to warm up more than we thought. this is the latest on maria. the winds are at 75 miles per hour. wind gusts are closer to 90. the tropical storm continue. wind gusts of 40 to 60 miles per hour. the beach erosion and the strong rip current are likely. closer to the delmarva beaches not so great. this is a live look at rehoboth beach, delaware. you can see the cloud cover is there. they are testing the water and it is going to deteriorate more in the next 24 to 48
hours. then the system moves out of here. this is what happens on wednesday and thursday. it will take a turnoff to the east and then it is history. the tropics will settle down. 64 to 72 overnight low. we have a little patchy fog west of d.c. waking up for wednesday morning a mild start to the day. upper 60's to 70. future cast has a chance of showers but they are limited moving through the afternoon hours. most of you won't see anything at all. be prepared for a sprinkle or two in the afternoon. then we clear it out thanks to a cold front arriving late tomorrow night. the forecast moving in the day tomorrow calls for a good deal of sunshine. highs in the upper 80's. look at the ten-day outlook. it will be in the 70's next week. alison
alison: thank you very much. coming up next, "7 on your side" health alert. >> it is easier to prevent a stroke. alison: a survivor's mission to help others before one hits. jonathan: dreamers descending on the capitol. coming up at 4:30 the push for congress to take action as yet another deadline looms following the president's executive order to wind down
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jonathan: he was in his 30's and the father of five. having a stroke never crossed his mind. alison: cheryl conner introduces us to the man who is spending his time educating others about prevention. cheryl: lee walks more than a mile five days a week. that is a lifestyle change following december 23, 2014. >> my face drooped to the left. where i couldn't control my bottom lip. cheryl: he had a stroke days after the doctor prescribed high blood pressure medication. he was only 38 years old. >> i couldn't get my words out. cheryl: he had two more strokes and now he has some limitations. >> fatigue. memory loss. cheryl: he was 50 pounds overweight. his blood pressure was high. smoke and drank socially. the father of five shared his story to get others
dr. richard benson leads the stroke program at medstar washington hospital center. >> high blood pressure is the number one thing that we should work on when it comes to cardiovascular disease and stroke. >> knowing your number is the best prevention. if they have high blood pressure they should check it twice a month at home. she showed me how to use the blood pressure cuff. my number is under so i'm good to go. >> most people with elevated blood pressure don't know it. >> african-americans have a higher chance of developing heart disease and stroke. >> it's easier to prevent a stroke than recover from one. cheryl: lee changed his diet, quit smoking and working to recovery for himself and his family. in woodbridge, cheryl conner, abc7 news. jonathan: we should let you know "7 on your side" on a phone ban
we'll take your questions on heart health. we have an expert machining the phones. call 703-236-9220. the lines are open up at 4:30. 703-236-9220. it's a free resource. a good one to reach out to. if you have any heart health questions for yourself or your family. alison: coming up next at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- so-called "dreamers" fighting to stay in the u.s. urging congress to pass a law as time runs out following the president's decision to roll back daca. jonathan: week and a half after the race for the cure, the susan g. komen foundation announcing some of its biggest grants. we will let you know how the million of d (upbeat music) - [announcer] presenting the shark ion flex 2x. the free-standing, cord free vacuum that can live anywhere because it has two rechargeable batteries. that means you can always be charging, even while you're cleaning.
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school funding, too. ed doesn't stand for education. jonathan: they are called dreamers, undocumented immigrants brought here as children and now are adults. but time is ticking for congress to pass a bill to allow them to stay in the country after the president announced daca, a program to allow them to live in the u.s., coming to an end. stephen tschida is on the hill for us this afternoon. stephen? stephen: the crowd wasn't as big as organized had hoped but there was a lot of optimism. especially in light
interaction with the members of congress. >> that is why we are going to knock the walls down. stefs they came across the country to capitol hill. dreamers calling on congress to approve a clean dream act. >> it's something that i need for my teacher. >> the goal is to meet with members of congress. thaw want urgent action to allow 800,000 dreamers, children of the illegal immigrants who have grown up here to remain in the country without fear of deportation. >> i'm as american as you are. i just want to contribute to the community, to the city, to the town and the state. stephen: now the clean dream act they are calling for would grant the dreamers legal residency bull they want provisions in -- but they also provisions in
>> reporting live, stephen tschida, abc7 news. >> thank you very much. in the weather center with meteorologist steve rudin. we are still talking about hurricane maria. it devastated puerto rico. here it is now. >> a glimmer of what it once was. looking at it now is a category one storm. the eye not well defined at this point. max winds, hey, a new update for us. look at that. it's now a tropical storm. no longer a hurricane. downgraded to 70-mile-per-hour winds. gusts at 85 miles per hour. today looks nice. a good amount of sunshine. the sunrise tomorrow, 7:00 on the dot. the daylight hours continue to
strengthen. we are middle to the upper 80's for the daytime highs. i can't rule out a chance, a slight chance for isolated shower or two. it is not going to amount to a lot moving through the late afternoon hours. look at the temperature trend in the next seven days. tomorrow will be the warmest of the next seven. 80 degrees on thursday. by friday the cooler air will funnel in. friday and saturday is fantastics. 70. a lot of sunshine. we ramp the temperatures up a little bit to the middle and the end of next week. give you a full ten-day outlook and a better look at what is coming up with maria in a few minutes. the breaking news story from the weather center is maria is now a tropical storm. jonathan: good news. we have a phone bank set up for you now. the volunteers taking questions about heart health. the 131stpreakness -- the numbes 703-236-9220. we will open up the lines until 6:30 tonight. if you have a question b
somebody in your family has a heart issue give them a call. great resource and it's free. michelle: a step forward in breast cancer research. susan g. komen is offering up $37 million for 98 research grants. the focus is on new treatments and understanding the most deadly types of stages of breast cancer. institutions in 27 states and eight countries are getting some money and starting next month you will be able to donate directly for specific research through the organization. free speech in our country discussed long before the nfl protests. in particular, college campuses have been at the center of the debate. d.c. bureau chief sam ford was at georgetown university where attorney general jeff sessions took up the issue and was met with protests. sam: as nfl
locked arm in protest of president trump, at georgetown law school, they did the same thing in protest as jeff sessions came to speak about freedom of speech at campuses. >> it was speech and still more speech that led americans to a more just and perfect union. sam: he criticized universities for allowing only politically correct speech while defending president trump's recent comments in alabama. >> the president has free speech rights, too. sam: he frequently evoked the name of dr. martin luther king. >> it's the power of dr. king's words. >> a member of the fraternity in the audience told us he didn't appreciate that nor the attorney general's defense of the president using "s.o.b.'s ." >> the president of the united states shouldn't disparage any citizen or call them a name.
outside the hall had empty spaces inside because georgetown law reportedly disinvited students who had not been properly vetted. >> because i was not part of a prescreened list of students i would not be allowed to join after all. sam: as for the speech, there were no outbursts. although at one point a row of students stood up and they all had duct tape over their mouthsment reporting from northwest washington, i'm sam ford, abc7 news. jonathan: we are learning that the man convicted of weapon charges after shooting and killing a prince george's county firefighter died. 63-year-old darrell lump championship passed away from a stroke last -- lumpkin passed away from a stroke last week. and he was responding to a 911 call when the firefighter went through the front door. he was sentenced to prison time earlier but had not reported because the court was considering a motion to change his sentence. michelle: a federal investigation is likely to happen after someone pointed a blue
county police helicopter. the crew was able to pinpoint where it was coming from and send police on the ground in that direction. the driver was charged with a misdemeanor. jonathan: still ahead for us, college basketball corruption from coaches to the shoe companies. it's all playing out in the court of law. coming up for us, the accusations and the big-time programs involved. michelle: but first, the wedding day rescue. the groom proved he is worthy of his bride moments after they were pronounced husband and wife. >> lucky he was a little guy. i grabbed him, like right here and i sort of husked him up. michelle: what a story this. the wedding photographer captures it all. we will share it with you next. jonathan: a first look at how to start tomorrow morning right with "good morning washington" right here on abc7.
>> tomorrow on "good morning washington" we are tracking the path of hurricane maria as it goes up the coast. and what you can expect in the d.m.v. >> plus i sit down with the star of "american housewife" for a sneak peek of season two. >> encoo it here for traffic and weather every ten minutes tomorrow morning starting a
jonathan: a pair of newlyweds were posing for pictures. michelle: but the groom spotted a boy who fell in a pond and struggling to stay afloat. he rushed over and jumped in to snatch the boy out of water and the wedding photographer captured the rescue for the camera. >> his face was under water. he was fighting. really fighting. lucky he was a little guy. i grabbed him here. i popped him up. >> something he would insinktively do. michelle: looking at him like boy, did i get a good one. cook says the boy didn't say a word when he was out. two children pushed him in. the cooks are glad things didn't go a different way and glad they were in the right place at the right time. jonathan: the photographer kept taking the pictures. so now their wedding am bum is more unique than the standard run of the mill wedding album.
rental. can't send it back. jonathan: but good omen. wedding off to a good start. michelle: yes. jonathan: college basketball corruption. infiltrating every facet of the game from the schools and the shoe companies. coming up for us, the accusations involving several big-time programs. michelle: from friends to political rivals. you can call it the bannon versus trump referendum on the right. the vote happening now with power balance implications in the senate coming up.
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kimberly: i'm consumer investigator kimberly suiters in the "7 on your side" help center. we are taking your calls about heart health in advance of world heart day. member of the american heart association, i'm getting my blood pressure taken because that is an issue that people call in. how did i do? >> it's lovely. 117/68. kimberly: that is higher for me than normal. >> normal is 120/80. so you are perfect.
you and my mom are the only two people on the planet that would say that. this is something you want people to do at home. >> we'd like you to check your blood pressure at home regularly. preferably once a week. we have a free application to use at home. you can find it at www.ccctracker.com. kimberly: shirley is a nurse at medstar washington center. if you have questioning for her or the other nurses call 703-236-9220. back to you. jonathan: you are absolutely perfect. kimberly: you are the third person on the planet who would say that. jonathan: there you go. ten people including four assistant ncaa coaches are charged in a cross country federal corruption case. the charges allege they accepted thousands of dollars of bribes to gear high school players to sports agents and financial advisers. elizabeth hur is breaking it down for us. elizabeth: a sting operation by the f.b.i. uncovering an alleged pay to play scheme in
>> the picture painted by the charges brought today is not a pretty one. coaches at the top program soliciting and accepting cash bribes. elizabeth: they identified the four those involved is auburn university, richardson from the university of arizona, bland of the university of southern california and evans of oklahoma state. six others also charged. >> managers and financial advisers circling blue chip prospects like coyotes, and employees of one of the largest sportswear company secretly numbering cash to the high school recruits. >> among them gatto, according to the documents he and others numbered hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribe money. the deal to result in the university to provide at
scholarships to students who should have been ineligibility because of the bribe. >> the f.b.i. investigator got up and said to all of college basketball we have your play book and the investigation is ongoing. >> that is pretty scary thought. >> investigators say their work is continuing but it boils down to a two-part scheme. the coaches taking bribe of the agent of the financial advisers and the eck x five there adidas paying players to commit to schools and signing with adidas. reporting from new york, i'm elizabeth hur, abc7 news. larry: i'm larry smith at the "live desk." coming up new at 5:00, question of loyalty at the federal agency. why the secretary of interior is slammed for the comments tonight. plus, kids playing games for science? what researchers hope to learn from their brains while they play. and in london, what crews found in charge city pike. we will see you in a few.
residents pack richmond city hall demanding the removal of the confederate statutes. many agree that should be taken down but others say more monuments should be added. >> the time is now to express the ills of yesterday and tear down the racist symbols of the white supremacy and bigotry. >> we need to put up statues for the black people that participated in the american civil war, too. michelle: if the general assembly approves the proposal it will come up for a public hearing. jonathan: roy moore, the current g.o.p. senate candidate to fill jeff sessions' seat pulled a gun out at his rally to a round of applause saying he is forsecond amendment right -- for second amendment rights. he is going up against luther strange who is endorsed by
against his former strategist who left the white house who was stumping with moore last night. the vote is going on in alabama as we speak. rex tillerson is meeting with his cuban counterparts while the mysterious sonic attack on the american diplomat under investigation. 21 americans working on bell half of our country suffering brain damage and hearing loss since late last year. the cuban government is denying any knowledge or involve in the this. michelle: it is becoming harder to find out which companies in china work with the ivanka trump brand. one company that ships her goods to the country is owned by the chinese government and another is selected for special subsidiaries so that raises potential conflict with the global fair trade rules. according to the a.p. publicly available data does not have brands in 90% of the s
ending up the popular show "fixer upper." they announced on the website that season five will be the last. the couple takes old rundown homes in waco, texas, and turns them to beautiful modern masterpieces. it will continue the many other businesses that include furniture, books and real estate. dogs rescued from the battered british virgin islands arrived today. the hospital in frederick is treating and caring for pets that lost homes in hurricane irma. the dogs were found hiding in what was left of destroyed homes without someone to care for them. jonathan: turn our attention to the weather. we are still treated to summertime weather. it was nice. michelle: gorgeous out there. cloud cover but no complaints. steve: another warm day tomorrow and cold front late tomorrow night. when the cold front rolls through in the summer you think thunderstorms.
not going to happen. it will be a dry cold front. just note breezy conditions for the day on thursday. outside we go, look at the temperature. 88 in hagerstown in frederick. 84 at dulles. reagan national at 85. fredericksburg at 80. looking at the temperatures for this evening; we will fall in the 70's. at 8:00, the sun is down. 76 degrees. 9:00 in the lower 70's. a nice night to go for a walk, grab an ice cream cone and chill out on the fronted porch. the latest for you on the top call storm maria with the winds now at 70 miles per hour. the 5:00 jump date came in early this afternoon. now we look at a storm that is beginning to fall apart. that is good news. not the best to do for the outer bank of north carolina with the erosion. this will move out of here starting tomorrow. then it is history. we look for better weather around the d.m.v. on friday. gorgeous fall-like temperatures for the upcoming weekend. for tonight, mid-60's to the lower 70's.
waking up tomorrow upper 60's. hour-by-hour forecast tomorrow we make it to 85 degrees at 1:00 in the afternoon. jump it up to 87 to 88. rateer in the afternoon. good amount of sunshine but i can't allow a chance for isolated shower as we move into the day tomorrow afternoon. look at the weekend. saturday and sunday, take you out to look at this. daytime highs a
john: at the noontime lunch crowd iphone people were buzzing about the ios 11. they wonder if they should take the plunge now or wait until the bugs are out. >> i might hold off and wait to see if it works well. >> there is plenty of free space for the update. >> i won't have enough space on my phone. john: that leads to the single most important thing before you do the update. you need a lot of space. specifically 2 gigs of empty space before you attempt the install. >> start by checking how much space you have. before you download it's important to know the upload takes an hour. it must be done on wi-fi. there is a ten-minute period you can't use the phone at all. have a plug handy. it takes a lot of battery.
notice a dramatic change. but the control panel is wi-fi patrol is one screen now and not three. photos take up less space due to compressing format. the coolest safety feature is do not disturb when driving which responds to texts if your car is moving. if someone texts me while i'm driving, i don't do anything. they just get auto reply. speaking of the traveling. maps are improved. speed limit is added and siri will do instant audio translation to french, spanish and other languages. at some point soon apple will drop support for ios 10 you will have to download 11 to keep apps running and get latest security features so give it a try. but give yourself plenty of time for the download so you don't waste your money. john matarese, abc7 news. larry: protest on capitol hill as word comes there won't be a vote on healthcare this week. it wasn't the only protest in
and the latest local group heading to the islands in puerto rico to help. how are parents and coaches dealing with the war of words over the national anthem? will they follow in their role models' footsteps? announcer: now "abc7 news at 5:00". on your side. alison: as protesters staged a die-in outside of some senate offices, the latest version of healthcare reform is dead. for now. once senator collins said she couldn't support the graham-cassidy bill, majority leader mitch mcconnell canceled plans for a vote. president trump: we are disappointed in certain so-called republicans. alison: jeff goldberg is live on the hill and he is monitoring the developing story tonight. jeff? jeff: well, alison, over the past two days the opponents turned out in big numbers loudly protesting the healthcare bill. laid today the opponents got
just the news they were hoping for. >> this group of virginia families of children with disabilities was waiting to meet with senator tim kaine when they heard the news the healthcare vote wouldn't happen this week. >> there were applause. we were happy. >> samantha and justin are the parents of 20-month-old josephine that relies on medicaid for chronic lung disease. they like the other family visiting with senator kaine said they are relieved that the g.o.p. failed at least for now. >> i know the fight is not over but for right now i'm hoping that this will encourage the lawmakers to come to the table and do something bipartisan. >> right now this is about feeling good about this today. passing this on to the family. thanking them for the support. >> the republican effort suffering a major setback last night when g.o.p. senator of maine said she would oppose the bill joining rand paul and john mccain, effectively killing the