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breaking news tonight, the surveillance video just released, the new images now emerging from ferguson, running for cover as gunfire breaks out, the teenager critically wounded. police say he pulled out his gun first. also tonight, the heavily armed men moving in. they call themselves patriots armed with semiautomatic weapons. also at this hour, donald trump set to speak. will he pivot as we now hear from megyn kelly. >> i certainly will not apologize for doing good journalism. also the storms hitting the east coast tonight after hail slams the heartland. cars washing away in colorado. >> bye-bye daddy's car. >> tonight the hikers trapped in this dust storm. late today, the famous actress, the court deciding to send her two young children back overseas to their father even though they're american citizens.
good evening and it's great to have you with us. we begin tonight with that developing headline out of ferguson, missouri, the state of emergency in place and now dramatic images coming in showing the moment those peaceful protests gave way to violence. this week we all saw the images of that parking lot on the one-year anniversary of michael brown's death, that gunfire erupting, bystanders running for cover. tonight new surveillance video showing something we had not seen before, as that crowd flees, police pointing out that you can see that young man there holding a gun. later he was shot, critically injured. authorities say he drew his weapon first. heavily armed men, calling themselves patriots, moving in to patrol ferguson. some shouting go home. >> reporter: tonight newly released video showing the frantic moments as gunshots send
people scrambling for cover sunday night. a tense scene on the anniversary of michael brown's death. police say tyrone harris drew first. and the video shows him grabbing a gun out of his waist band seconds before he was shot by officers. tonight ferguson on edge. more than 100 arrests following two consecutive nights of violent clashes between police and protestors. >> this is the st. louis county police. stay off the roadway. >> reporter: riot police using mace to disperse the crowds last night, moving in quickly after authorities say rocks and frozen water bottles were thrown at them. st. louis county police enforcing a state of merge, eme but now dealing with a new complication. the old keepers are back, heavily armed men we first saw on the streets of ferguson last year, tonight telling me they're out to protect the citizens of ferguson from police. >> your group is there walking the streets with visible -- >> what would you choose other
than a rifle? >> what do you think is going to happen tonight? >> i hope things are calmer. that's the goal to keep people alive. >> reporter: some ferguson residents claiming a double standard. >> the idea of a black person carrying an assault rifle even in the state of missouri while we have a police problem killing unarmed black people, yeah, it would be a problem. >> reporter: the oath keepers say it's unclear if they'll be back on the streets of ferguson again tonight. that emergency declaration is still in effect and police say they plan to be out in force this evening. david? >> kendis gibson leading us off. thank you. we're going to turn to the race for 2016 and the other developing story at this hour. donald trump about to speak, will he now pivot and try to shift attention to issues after criticizing fox news anchor megyn kelly after her question about the names he's called women before. megyn kelly meanwhile overnight offering her first words, saying she will not apologize for her question. here's abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl.
>> reporter: in a bid to move beyond his battle with megyn kelly, donald trump sounded an entirely different tone today with fox news. >> glad you're back with us. glad we're friends again. >> we are friends, steve. we've always been friends. glad to be back with you. >> reporter: trump's peace offering comes after days of attacks against fox's debate moderators. his harshest comments aimed at kelly. >> she had blood coming out of her eyes. blood coming out of her, wherever >> reporter: now kelly has finally responded. >> mr. trump did interviews over the week that attacked me personally. i've decided not to respond. trump, who is the front-runner, will not apologize and i certainly will not apologize for doing good journalism. i'll continue doing my job without fear or favor. >> reporter: now one prominent conservative is calling trump the most fabulous whiner in all of american politics. trump's reaction? >> i am the most fabulous whiner. i do whine because i want to win. and i'm not happy if i'm not winning. >> reporter: but trump's relentless attack on kelly is giving new ammunition to hillary
clinton to attack the rest of the republican field. >> and while what donald trump said about megyn kelly is outrageous, what the rest of the republicans are saying about all women is also outrageous. >> reporter: and today trump seemed to echo clinton's criticism, hitting jeb bush for suggesting last week that the government spends too much on women's health. a comment he later retracted. >> i think that was a terrible mistake that he made and i think he's the one that has to apologize to women. >> donald trump back on the campaign trail and your sources telling you he wants to shift now to specifics about policy. >> reporter: his campaign says that beginning later this week, trump, who has been very light on specifics in this campaign, will begin rolling out detailed policy proposals beginning, david, with immigration, the issue that got this all started. >> jon karl live on a very rainy martha's vineyard where the
president is visiting, thanks to you. we're going to turn to the extreme weather forecast from coast to coast, powerful storms and tornado warnings outside denver as well. a funnel cloud just before we came on the air. a dangerous commute today. a powerful storm slamming colorado, interstate 285. >> oh, my god. >> you can see and hear the hail there. a river of mud meantime in colorado springs. >> bye-bye daddy's car. >> watching as the family car washes away. flood waters lifting the cars. in phoenix tonight, look at this, a massive dust storm, late word hikers trapped on camel back mountain as that dust storm moves in. here's chief meteorologist geno smith tonight. >> reporter: tonight, frightening moments atop camel back mountain. >> there's a giant, p giant dust storm coming our way. >> reporter: a towering dust storm trapping hikers.
raking the phoenix landscape, visibility, near zero at times. look at this, a funnel cloud and lightning just east of denver tonight. in manitou springs, colorado a frightening video. >> our mailbox is gone! >> reporter: those same streets flash flooding again monday. >> bye-bye daddy's car. >> reporter: up to two inches of rain inducing the muddy water. it's happened several times since the waldo canyon fire in 2012 scarred that mountain side. and on the east coast, summer storms flooding streets in connecticut, taking down trees and sparking power outages in new york city. a tuesday deluge all white one neighborhood in boston deals with this, a major sinkhole caused by a water main break. >> incredible. let's get right to ginger now. we saw that storm hitting new england. >> right to the maps we go. you can see from the mid-atlantic and southeast all the way to new york city we've got those spotty showers.
some could become storms and then severe storms. we're done with this thing by midnight. we'll dry out, clear out, much less humid. we were talking about that funnel spotted east of denver. there are storms happening through the day on wednesday. that moisture, the monsoon flow in place. the excessive heat watch, that ridge of high pressure that's been baking the south actually moves back to the west. horrible for the northwest, too. it's the low pressure system off that coast that's sparking the lightning and the wind for the fires. >> thinking about our viewers in the northwest as well, ginger thank you. new warnings, new outrage tonight in colorado and new mexico after that massive spill in the animas river. those haunting images, 100 miles, stretching nearly to the grand canyon now, contaminated with 3 million gallons of toxic water. these images tonight of the river before and after, the accident triggered by the epa, the water glowing yellow. now officials warning that heavy rain moving in expected to stir
up the toxins in the water. abc's clayton sandell along the river tonight. >> reporter: colorado's river is seeing red. >> it is unacceptable. >> reporter: 3 million gallons of toxic waste water turned the animas river from this to this. today the environmental protection agency promised an investigation into how its own cleanup crew released this sludge from a mine. develops of toxins in the water like lead and arsenic skyrocketed. dropping now, and most of the orange color is gone, but the water is still not safe. the animas and now the san juan river in new mexico are striblthly off limits as the plume travels downstream from colorado all the way to utah and lake powell, a major reservoir for drinking water. biologist scott roberts is racing to help understand what the plume is doing to wildlife.
>> after 100 hours, these insects, at least, are still alive. >> reporter: david, there may still be long-term health affects for wildlife and people. tonight it's supposed to rain here which means some of this toxic residue may wash back into the river. pollution the epa add administrator will see for herself. major developments in that deadly crash involving comedian tracy morgan. the ntsb releasing these images from inside the limo. what we've just learned about the truck driver awake for 28 hours at the time of the crash. abc's linzie janis on the case. >> reporter: tonight new details on what caused the crash that seriously injured comedian tracy morgan. >> fighting every day. >> reporter: the national transportation safety board blaming the accident on driver fatigue, reporting 35-year-old walmart truck driver kevin roper had been awake for 28 hours when
he slammed into the limo-van morgan was riding in. according to the report, roper was speeding, going 65 miles per hour, 20 miles over the limit in a construction zone, slamming into the back of morgan's vehicle sending it crashing into three other cars before flipping on to its side. this photo showing the van's twisted interior. one passenger killed, four others injured including morgan who suffered a traumatic brain injury. none of them wearing sbelths. and a sobering statistic tonight -- heavy trucks are involved in nearly one in 8 deadly crashes. that number going up to one in four in construction zones. regulators saying driver fatigue often a factor. david, roper has pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide. and tonight his lawyer tells us he disputes the ntsb's conclusion. just a few months ago, walmart accepting responsibility,
settling a lawsuit with morgan. david? >> linzie janis reporting tonight, thanks. a new and chilling terror arrest tonight right here in america. this young couple from mississippi, newlyweds captured as they were about to board a plane. they allegedly planned to tell friends and family they were going on their honeymoon but authorities say they had a much different plan and here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: in this high school photo from homecoming court, she doesn't look at all like she's on her way to jihad but tonight federal authorities say 20-year-old jaelyn young confessed, telling them she and her new husband were traveling to joyce isis in syria. just this spring she was studying chemistry at mississippi state. >> i know the kind of person that she is, and this doesn't make any sense. she was so smart, top of her class, studying to be a doctor. >> reporter: authorities say she praise the attack in chattanooga last month where four marines were killed. young and 22-year-old muhammad
dakhlalla were arrested, planning to fly delta airlines on to turkey. investigators say from there they planned to slip into syria. he's also a smart one, graduating from mississippi state with a degree in psychology. according to this federal complaint, undercover fbi agents pretending to be terrorists exchanged messages with the couple online. i am skilled in math and chemistry, she reportedly tells them, and worked at an analytical lab at the college campus. we would love to help giving medical aid. >> thank you. to the economy tonight, a surprise move by china sending stocks here at home plummeting, overnight china slashing the value of its own currency. today the dow closing down more than 200 points because of it. this evening we have a major development in that international custody battle making global headlines. the well known actress, kelly rutherford in court today fighting to keep her two young
children here in america. late today the court sending them overseas to their father even though they're american citizens. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: fighting back tears -- >> i have no words at this moment, no words. >> reporter: gossip girl star kelly rutherford was forced to say a difficult goodbye today to her 8 and 6 year old son and daughter ordered to go back to monaco immediately. a new york judge deciding they should continue to live with their father, german businessman daniel giersch who accused rutherford of kidnapping them when she disobeyed a monaco court order by not sending them back to europe last week. >> i think when you look at the totality of this case, it's a total miscarriage of justice. >> reporter: six years ago when rutherford filed for divorce. she and giersch were supposed to share custody. but when giersch's u.s. visa was revoked and he was expelled from the u.s., a california judge ruled the children, who were 2 and 5 at the time should live in monaco with their dad temporarily while he reapplied for a visa.
he never did. >> i trusted their father that he would live up to his agreement that it would be temporary, and three years has not been temporary. >> reporter: she argues this is a far cry from shared custody. because he's allowed into united states, she was forced to go out of the country to visit her kids. it's been a legal hot potato on both sides of the atlantic. but today geirch's attorney says he's thrilled with the ruling. >> he's very excited to have his children back. >> reporter: because she did not abide by the terms of the agreement, there is a concern that it could mean less access to her kids in the future. the next court date is set for monaco early next month, david. >> very long battle. lindsey, thank you. there's still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this tuesday. home improvement store low's in hot water tonight. the african-american delivery driver called off the job allegedly because of the color of his skin. his boss at lowe's phoning to tell him the customer only wanted a white person to
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>> this is not leaving california. it's just not. >> reporter: rosemary, 19 years. >> they're all hand made and we all put our hearts into it every day. it's very rewarding. >> reporter: and perhaps it was one of rosemary's guitars they had me play. >> don't you feel cooler already which is hard for you, i know. >> reporter: taught me the basics. ♪ >> three chords and the truth, david, you're there. >> what's wrong with this picture? ♪ we got some news tonight. >> reporter: my first time on a fender with three words in mind in that factory. >> made in america! whoo! >> don't worry, i'll stick to my day job. thanks for watching here tonight. we love fender made in america. i'm david muir. we'll see you right back here
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