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a police cruiser stolen and officers hurt. the crash and arrest while you were asleep. plus - a new daca decision overnight. the key ruling throwing a wrench in the trump administration's plan for young immigrants. and here's something we haven't heard in a while - stormwatch seven tracking a warm-up! the taste of spring, on the way.
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good morning washington. toss to eileen - 40s today, 50s tomorrow, 60s friday - rain chances return; bulk of the rain friday - tumbling temperatures saturday - back to the cold this weekend through early next week today: partly to mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 43-46 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. patchy fog. cloudy. seasonable. highs: 43-46 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 31-35 winds: se 5 mph to calm thursday: mostly cloudy and milder. showers possible late. highs: 51-55 winds: s 5 mph
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breaking right now in the district - a police cruiser
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in the district - a police cruiser stolen and crashed. and that ride, ending in an arrest this morning. suzanne kennedy is live on the scene in southeast, suzanne? breaking new developments overnight involvin daca. a federal judge in overnight involvin daca. a federal judge in
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temporarily blocked the president's plan to end the obama-era program that protects young immigrants from deportation. the judge said daca must remain in place while legal challenges against it play out in court. in september...the administration announced the program would end this march. but this ruling means renewal applications will resume. the decision came just hours after a bi-partisan meeting about immigration. a sad update in the days-long search for a missing man. police confirm they found the body daniel dehaven. the 65-year-old went missing january second in betsville. he was found dead last night in a wooded area near b-w-i airport... about 20 miles from where he was last seen. police believe he was picked up by a driver on route one and dropped off there. dehaven suffered from dementia and was non verbal. police do not suspect any foul play.
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developing now - a shooting leading to a lockdown at george washington university hospital. the hospital tells us the shots were fired nearby around eight last night - and the victim walked himself to the emergency room. his injuries are not life threatening. police are still looking for the shooter. operations at the hospital have returned to normal. people in southern california this morning will be waking up to devastation. rain triggered massive mudslides devastated portions of santa barbara county. at least 13-people are dead and 25-are injured. it's the same area where massive wildfires charred thousands of acres a few weeks ago. both oprah winfrey and ellen degeneres shared picutres and images of the damage nea r their homes. today crews are searching through debris for anyone missing. classes are cancelled at george washington middle school in alexandria for a second straight day today because of a burst pipe. parents also tell us their kids have been complaining about cold classrooms. george washington is one of at lea
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schools dealing with heating problems. school system officials blame aging infrastructure.. but say they are working to fix the issues. in loudoun county - another burst pipe forced the closure of the county courthouse tuesday. the good news - we're told the issue has now been fixed and the court will reopen at normal time this morning. it's back to work today for the virginia and maryland general assemblies. and both have filled calendars for the 2018 sessions. gun control, paid family leave, equal pay -- and passing a budget are all on the agenda in virginia. republicans now hold just a one-seat majority after a democratic wave in the november elections. in maryland -- lawmakers will try to override governor hogan's veto of a paid sick leave bill. they'll also focus on expanding medical marijuana licenses. and for both states -- there's a big focus on transportation. tonight - virginia governor terry mcauliffe will deliver his final state of the commonweath address. the speech is set for seven o'clock in richmo
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lieutenant governor... becomes virginia's 73rd governor on saturday. and this morning northam is making history, even before he's sworn in to office. on tuesday, governor-elect ralph northam announced ester lee as his secretary of commerce. pending her approval by the legislature, northam will have eight women serving in his cabinet... making his the first majority-female cabinet in commonwealth history. coming up - a plane change. what you may not be able to do the next time you fly british airways. plus - the olympics may be the world's oldest games... but they're looking to the worlds newest technology. seven on your side with an alert for dog owners. the popular pet app now at the center of a data breach. eileen live tease
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these guys. alligators in north carolina -- stuck in frozen water!! the gators have to stick their noses up through the ice to survive. experts say they basically hibernate -- lowering their body temperature and metabolism... to survive in the freezing temperatures. at 5:xx time for a check on the forecast. toss to eileen
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- 40s today, 50s tomorrow, 60s friday - rain chances return; bulk of the rain friday - tumbling temperatures saturday - back to the cold this weekend through early next week today: partly to mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 43-46 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 31-35 winds: se 5 mph to calm thursday: mostly cloudy and milder. showers possible late. highs: 51-55 winds: s 5 mph
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julie toss to break
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pl. se. quickly extinguished. 1 civilian jumped from apt. prior to arrival &was transported with critical injuries. prior to arrival &was transported with critical injuries. no other injuries. tsunami sirens blaring overnight along the coast of belize to warn residents after an earthquake sturck off the coast of honduras. the good news - that advisy
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the 7-point-six magnitude quake struck at around ten last night. there are reports of some cracks to homes but no injuries. tuesday's quake was one of the largest to hit the caribbean in recorded history. the 20-10 earthquake that devastated haiti was magnitude seven. a 7-on your side consumer alert this morning about an app meant to keep your pets safe... it's called "wag" and matches dogs with dog walkers. this week they're accused of making it possible for thieves to connect to customers. a "wall street journal" report shows the company inadvertently exposed customers addresses and lock-box codes online. abc-7 reached out to the company to find out how many customers were to the company to find out how many customers were affected, but we've not heard back. "wag" told the "wall street journal" it was a technical glitched that was fixed hours later and have no reason to believe anyone's information was
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discovery is moving out. and it's taking shark week, oprah's own tv network -- and most of it's 13-hundred employees with it. 15 years after it's move to silver spring helped revitalize the city's downtown, discovery is moving to new york city. it's in the process of a 15-billion dollar deal to buy scripps networks -- which owns the food network and h-g-tv. as you might imagine, many in the community are shocked. discovery moved from bethesda to silver spring in 2003. discovery moved from bethesda to silver spring in 2003. within a year or so -- only a small silver spring in 2003. within a year or so -- only a small operation will remain in maryland and sterling virginia. if you like reclining seats, british airways, may not be for you. 35 new planes flying airways, may not be for you. 35 new planes flying economy class will only have non-reclining seats.
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keep ticket prices low. last year, british airways stopped providing free food and drink to passengers in short-haul flights. the olympics' high-tech makeover is on display at the consumer electronics show in las vegas. the winter games start one month from yesterday. and now thanks to new technology you'll be able to watch the games like never before. new virtual reality tech will allow those will v-r headsets to see what their favorite athletes see as they compete. for atheltes - this is an opportunity for them to connect with fans directly on the world's biggest stage. the games begin february 9th. and we've got more from the consumer electronics show just ahead - coming up at 5:25: the robot-mantis. time now for weather
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- 40s today, 50s tomorrow, 60s friday - rain chances return; bulk of the rain friday - tumbling temperatures saturday - back to the cold this weekend through early next week today: partly to mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 43-46 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 31-35 winds: se 5 mph to calm thursday: mostly cloudy and milder. showers possible late. highs: 51-55 winds: s 5 mph
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coming up - an apple investigation. the criminal probe over the iphone slowdown.
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investigation. the criminal probe over the iphone slowdown. and it's supposed to keep your kids safe. but is it doing the job, or creating more problems? the crumb rubber controversy - still ahead.
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are now looking into apple, after the company admitted to slowing down older iphones. abc's kendis gibson and maggie rulli have the details in this morning's techbytes.
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- a car stolen in the district. the target? dc police. the wild scene as officers chase one their own cruisers! plus - disaster in the mud. more than dozen people dead in california as freeways are turned into raging rivers. the search for victims possibly buried feet deep. and new this morning - james franco speaking out for the first time since multipe actresses accused him of sexual assault. the event now canceled amid the controversy. good morning washington. toss to eileen - 40s today, 50s tomorrow, 60s friday - rain chances return; bulk of the rain friday
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saturday - back to the cold this weekend through early next week today: partly to mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 43-46 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 31-35 winds: se 5 mph to calm thursday: mostly cloudy and milder. showers possible late. highs: 51-55 winds: s 5 mph breaking right now in the district - a d-c police cruiser stolen... and taken on a joyride! a d-c police cruiser stolen... and taken on a joyride!
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live on the scene in southeast, suzanne? right now.
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right now. a desperate search for dozens missing after heav
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unleashed mudslides that swept away homes in southern california. the images - described as apocalyptic. adrianna hopkins is at the live desk with more on yet another natural disaster unfolding in the state. so far at least 13 people are dead in the mudslides happening in the same area of santa barbara county devastated by last month's historic wildfires. fast-moving mud - destroying everything in it's path. homes were torn off their foundation and tossed like toys. debris fileds are hundreds of yard wide in some areas. one official compared it to a world-war-one battlefield. and check this out. this is video posted by oprah winfrey of mud in the backyard of her montecito home. she says the home behind hers is now gone thanks to the mudslide. helicopters were spotted flying over her home rescuing some of her neighbors. california fire crews conducted up to 7
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tuesday afternoon. house majority whip, steve scalise - is getting ready for another surgery this morning... the louisiana congressman suffered serious injuries in last june's ballpark shooting. he says -- today's surgery is a routine follow-up... and he'll continue to handle his leadership duties as he recovers. in a move - mirroring the movement at the golden globes. a group of democratic women in congress plan to wear all black to president trump's first state of the union address. dozens of actors and actresses dressed in black for the awards sunday to support the "me too" and "times up" movements in solidarity with victims of sexual misconduct. 7-is-on-your side this morning with an ongoing turf war we've been following. parents continue to speak out regarding artificial turf and the health effects it could have on children. last year nine of 52 turf fields in the district failed a test that looked at surface hardness. the fields have since been repaired. the city banned crumb rubber fields last year, but some have not been replaced in some schools.
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the city plans to draft a new policy on how turf fields are handled in the district. 7 on your side has been tracking concerns with these synthethic turf fields for years. we told you about montgomery county banning crumb rubber -- requiring all new artificual turf fields to use plant-derived materials. but in fairfax county -- the debate continues -- with parents still concerned about the health implications of using recycled tire rubber on those fields. you can find all our reporting on the subject by searching "crumb rubber" in the abc-7 news app. right now police in d-c are looking for a burglar... with a taste for barbacoa. they say -- he broke into the chipotle at capital one arena... and ate 60 dollars worth of meat!! take a look at these pictures from early in the morning on new year's day. police say -- he
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pan of the pulled beef -- then sat down and ate the whole thing... with some apple juice to wash it down. coming up - fire and fury flying off the shelves. how the book's popularity is helping boost some other authors too.. plus - the gender pay gap in hollywood. an eye-opening new example trending this morning. unlike ordinary toothpaste, colgate total fights bacteria on teeth, tongue, eeks and gums. giving you the confidence of a healthier mouth. colgate total. be totally ready for life. you don't want to live with mom and dad forever, do you? i'm making smoothies! how do i check my credit score? credit karma. don't worry, it's free. credit karma. give yourself some credit.
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that cold snap... that we're finally coming out of! this was video from sky trak 7 -- of a frozen water tower in laurel! luckily... those temperatures are on the rise -- and that frozen waterfall of sorts... should start to thaw out. at 5:xx time for a check on the forecast. toss to eileen - 40s today, 50s tomorrow, 60s friday - rain chances return; bulk of the rain friday - tumbling temperatures saturday - back to the cold this weekend through early next week today: partly to mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 43-46 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 31-35 winds: se 5 mph to calm
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and milder. showers possible late. highs: 51-55 winds: s 5 mph coming up - we're following breaking news in the
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debate. overnight - a federal judge temporarily blocked the trump administration's decision to end the daca program. ryan hughes is live in northwest with what this means for the so-called dreamers. former chief white house strategist steve bannon is out of another job. house strategist steve bannon is out of another job.
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down from his role at the conservative website breitbart.
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ending its relationship with bannon as well. the changes follow backlash from the president... over bannon's comments in michael wolff's book "fire and fury." and just five days after it's release - the book is flying off store shelves. amazon is sold out with shipping dates from two to four weeks. publisher henry holt says they initially had 150 thousand copies printed... but is now rushing to fill orders for a million more copies. fire and fury' soared to the top of the bestseller charts. and an unexpected ripple efect - a 2008 book by the same name about world war two is also creeping up the best seller list. tragic new developments in the search for a missing man with dementia. the body of daniel dehaven was found last night in anne arundel county.. more than 20 miles from where he was last seen. john gonzalez is live with more on how may have ended up there.
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middle school in alexandria is closed again today as
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repair a burst pipe. but parents tell us it's not the first problem at the school. last week children complained about cold classroom conditions. a school spokesperson says when temperatures dipped into the mid 50's in a few classrooms children were moved to warmer parts of the building two other schools in the alexandria system recent closed for a day for heating problems. during a tense p-t-a meeting last night.. parents questioned the school systems interim superintendent about these issues. she admits.. it's been hard to keep up with the aging infrastructure.
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schools.. just three were built after 1966. this week's big swing in temperatures could mean a lot more water main breaks. in maryland -- w-s-s-c is expecting a record number. crews have dealt with 406 breaks so far. fairfax water -- which handles much of northern virginia -- has seen around 160 water main breaks. d-c water says it's seen 138 breaks and leaks. on the heels of president trump's tax reform victory -- several major utility companies including pepco say they will be reducing rates to pass federal tax savings to customers. the tax cut affects only private utility companies. washington gas officials say they plan to pass on an estimated 34 million dollars in annual tax savings in the rates charged to 1.1 million customers in the district, maryland and virginia. doin
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evaluating the impact of the corporate tax cut. it's back to work today for the virginia and maryland general assemblies. and both have a lot on their plate. in virginia -- gun control, paid family leave, equal pay -- and passing a budget are all on the agenda. republicans now hold just a one-seat majority after a democratic wave in the november elections. in maryland -- lawmakers will try to override governor hogan's veto of a paid sick leave bill. they'll also focus on expanding medical marijuana licenses. and for both states -- there's a big focus on transportation. tonight - virginia governor terry mcauliffe will deliver his final state of the commonweath address. the speech is set for seven o'clock in richmond. ralph norhtam... mcauliffe's current lieutenant governor... takes over on saturday. new at six -- a terrifying scene, caught on camera. a teenager, being stuffed into a trunk. the active investigation going on right now. plus - watch to win. we've got four tickets to monster jam and they
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phone lines in our six o'clock hour. no shot -- no shirt! the rowdy scene at half-court, that the crowd just couldn't get enough of. it's 5: and time for a check on weather. - 40s today, 50s tomorrow, 60s friday - rain chances return; bulk of the rain friday - tumbling temperatures saturday - back to the cold this weekend through early next week today: partly to mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 43-46
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tonight: mostly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 31-35 winds: se 5 mph to calm thursday: mostly cloudy and milder. showers possible late. highs: 51-55 winds: s 5 mph 5:xx and adrianna is here with a look at what's trending. new sexual miscondut allegations against what's trending.
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miscondut allegations against
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forced the new york times to cancel a planned event with the actor today. he won a golden globe sunday wearing a "times up" pin in solidarity with the movement against sexual harassment and inequality. he told stephen colbert last night the accusations are inaccurate and he has nothing but respect for the actresses he's worked with. speaking of times up and inequality in hollywood and elsewhere... mark wahlberg reportedly made 1500 times what michelle williams made to reshoot scenes in "all the money." director ridley scott said everyone worked for free after kevin spacey was booted for the film. now... it's reveleaved wahlberg made 1.5 million for the reshoots and williams made less than a thousand. and dolly parton is changing the name of a popular tourist attraction in
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suzanne kennedy is following the breaking news suz live tease
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>> now, "good morning washington" on your side. autria: breaking overnight. a dangerous joyride. a cup car that was stolen and the head-on collision. there he co-and the decision on .gov. with that decision means for thousands of immigrants. isria: eileen whelan tracking where some of us will be getting into the 40's today. anth

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