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questions in that same attack. eight people were killed and 11 more injured. the suspect was shot by one new york city police officer. tonight he's hospitalized in police custody. investigators say saipov had been planning this attack for weeks and multiple knives, a paint ball gun and a pellet gun recovered in or near his rented pickup truck. authorizes say handwritten notes were found that the attack was inspired by isis. >> he followed almost exactly to a tee the instructions that isis has put out in its social media site -- >> tonight the white house is calling saipov an enemy combative. the trump administration says he could be sent to guantanamo bay. here's what we know about the terrorist suspect. saipov is a
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he came to this country on a green card from uzekeistan in 2010. he lived in ohio what was living in paterson, new jersey. records show saipov had been a commercial truck driver and worked for uber and he rented that pickup truck used in the attack from a home depot in new jersey. new york's governor calls it a classic case of a radicalized domestic terror. >> they have a simple play, rent a car, rent a truck, create mayhem. >> after he moved from ohio, i they becoming more and more radicalized and maybe he got some pitching from the internet or group or [indiscernible]. >> investigators are now looking into whether saipov had an accomplices and he has never be
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has links to people who have. >> in the wake of the new york city terror attack, president trump is ordering the department of homeland security to step up its extreme vetting program and he picked a fight with new york democratic senator schumer blaming him for letting the suspect immigrate to the u.s. anyway. president trump wants congress to immediately begin working on terminating the diversity visa program that allowed the suspect in tuesday's new york city terror attack to immigrate to the u.s. >> he came in through the diverw . and we're going to stop that. the president accused of senate minority leader chuck schumer and democrats of being soft on terror. >> honestly they don't want to do what's right for our country. we need strength. we need resolve. we have to stop it so we're going to get rid of this lottery program. >> senator schumer hit back blaming president trump for proposing budget cuts to terror programs and for using the attack to
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>> all president trump does is take advantage of a tragedy and poli -- >> they say lottery winners go through the same vetting process that every other immigrant go through. >> it's disappointing that the president would blame the democratic leaders and the senate instead of the terrorist. >> schumer did play a role in drafting the visa lottery program when it was created, but jeff flake says it was a bipartisan effort. >> it was a bipartisan program. it passed the senate 90 to 80 at that time. he says schumer was apart of the gang of eight -- house republicans defeated in 2015. mola lenghi, capitol hill. >> it grants visas for up to
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it was designed to allow those with -- >> the big conversations likely happening in every city after the terror attack in new york city -- it's how can we stop it? there are dozens and dozens of miles of bike lanes and paths in the district. but as wusa9 michael quander explains many are not protected. >>reporter: even though new york city is more than 200 miles away, people right here in the district are talking about what happened. many of them want to know what the city has in place to keep them safe. there are 145 miles of bike lanes and trails in dc, 80 of those miles are dedicated to bike lanes alone. but only 8 of those miles are considered protected. the type of protection depends on the location and how wide the street is and other factors. the city uses flexy post curving and place some lanes between parking and sidewalks. many trails have
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on them. the post can only be removed by dc fire and maintenance in case of an emergency or repair. look, we pulled the numbers in the dc department of transportation reported more than 650 crashes with pedestrian and more than 330 for people on bikes. we can tell you those numbers are between 2005 and 2010. because of what happened in nyc was a deliberate attack and not just an accident, law enforcement and planning officials are monitoring this thing to see if changes need to be made. >> 15 years ago we were not talking about vans driving through very popular pedestrian areas to commit a terrorist attack. we see a pattern developing. we have to work to stop it. >> reporting in northwest washington, michael quander, wusa9. >> ddat put moneys into trails that's dedicated to bicyclists and
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walk trail and the oxon walk trail. they're trying to -- back in new york city, police told the rental truck used in that deadly terror attack, investigators are now conducting a block by block surge of the crime scene. they're collecting evidence and reconstructing the timeline. streets in the area remain closed. >> scary, but that's not going to stop me from riding on that bike path at all. new york is more resilient than that. >> the nypd officer who shot the suspect. he's ryan nash. and he just spoke outside polict time ago. >> although i feel we were just doing our job like thousands of officers do everyday, i understand the importance of yesterday's event and the role we played and i'm grateful for the recognition we have received. >> five of the victims killed in the terror ck
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group in new york city to celebrate their 30th anniversary of their graduation. another victim -- the suspect crashed his rental truck into. >> the window is knocked out. it's apparent one of the kids flew across that and broke the window with his head. he was bleeding and then i saw a little girl trapped in the wheel of that bus. and some really pretty horrific sights. >> authorities told -- he said crashing into the bus was an accident. he wanted to continue down the bike path. >> support for new york city. the former president barack obama tweeted michelle and i are thinking about those -- new yorkers are tough as they come. hillary clinton
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new york's resilience is stronger than a cowardly act of terror. thinking of the victims and responders -- taylor swift posted this on twitter saying i love new york. apple ceo cook tweeted, tonight our hearts are with the victims, their families and all the people of new york. stay safe and stay strong. coming up tonight, we're going to talk with dc police chief, also a leader in the area muslim communities about possible backlash from the new york attack. you can keep track on the breaking developments in the new york terror attack on our wus9 app and cbs evening news will have the latest coming up at 6:30. our temps are going to warm back up to end the week and topper is on the terrace.
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true. coming up next, the headlines read eating black
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fairfax county police want to know if a man arrested in florida recently is the centerville, virginia rapist who has been on the run for years.
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facing charges connected to the 1995 sexual assault of four women. detectives are working to determine if he is connected to a series of other cold cases. a total of 17 women were sexually assaulted in northern virginia back in the 1990s. lovechick was arrested during a routine traffic stop and he's awaiting extradition to fairfax county. in tonight's verify, halloween is over, you probably have all kinds of candy around the house, but according to headlines, you better be careful. there's reports you can really overdose on candy. precisely black licorice. really? the story is getting attention on wus9.com and our wusa9 facebook page so we set out to verify. we reached out to the food and drug administration. it put out a health warning that says black licorice can be harmful to those over the age of 40. the candy
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ricin. say that ten times fast. it's a sweetening compound -- tt can cause potassium levels in the body to fall to lead to irregular heart blood -- that's for people that eat more than two ounces of black licorice for two weeks. we checked -- yeah, so we can basically verify, yeah. too many black licorice can lead to health problems. what if you have a sweet tooth and you can't live the -- live without the candy. the fda says don't eat too much at a time. if you have muscle weakness, call your doctor. black licorice with interact with herbs and some medications so check with a health care physician with side effects. there you have it. do you have something you like y
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verify@wusa9.com. outrage narrator: ed gillespie's false attacks. independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd. ralph northam went to vmi and was an army doctor for eight years. in richmond, dr. northam helped pass longer sentences for gang members and mandatory life sentences for violent sexual predators. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad because i'm a pediatrician, and for ed gillespie to say i would tolerate anyone hurting a child is despicable.
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m mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. female narrator: what would john adams do to women's health? adams argued before the supreme court to give employers control over your access to birth control. adams also supports giving employers the power to block access to affordable contraception for 1.6 million virginia women. and adams opposes abortion even in cases of rape, or incest. john adams: wrong for women's health. wrong for virginia.
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new at 6:00, someone vandalized a ghost bike to remember a motorist killed. the vandalism touched a nerve. >> scott broom is in florida near northwest washington. he's got reaction. >>reporter: here it is, what remains, chained to this light post at florida and first northwest. a ghost bike memorial bent up, taken apart, somebody stole the seat. >> it's disrespectful. >> the bike is a memorial the 74-year-old artist and dc resident dan killed trying to get across florida avenue with a collision with a pickup truck in may. people loved dan. he took up biking and stood in . ghost bikes are cop on -- ghost
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it's to remind us to be watchful and share the road especially in washington which has the second highest rate of bike commuting in the nation. up to 20,000 riders a day and a thriving bicycle culture. no organized group installs ghost bikes, they just appear. they -- which is the case here at florida and first. the ghost bike that dan neidhard vandalized but -- >> i walk passed sixth almost on a daily basis. i think -- it's hurtful and disrespect. >> dc's department of transportation has a policy of removing ghost bikes and other makeshift memorials within 30 days. but frequently ghost bikes stay for weeks, months, even years. in northwest washington, scott broom, wusa9. >> the national highway traffic
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cyclist make up 4% of all the traffic deaths in dc. a hit-and-run accident that took the life of a camp david marine. that's a subject of a wusa9 -- here's a marine's mysterious death. >>reporter: a young marine from camp david pulled over here along route 15 to help a stranded driver. he die right here after a truck smashed into him. that truck pulled over, but then left the scene. maryland state police opening up the case file for wusa9, the quest for justice after the loss of a hero. >> adam is going to have more on the clues that was left behind that might help solve this mystery, plus ways you can help. well, it's kind of cool, but not for long. it's going to warm back up. >> you're kidding me. >> we're going to pick right back up where we left in october. 70 tomorrow and friday.
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>> get them back in. >> you know you shouldn't do that, right. it's impossible in october and november to dress around here. live outside. 58. a little light rain and shs pushing through the metro area. dew points 54. so much different air mass than yesterday. halloween night it was a cold or dry air mass. november, almanac. we transition into winter, so the average high today, 64 and 45. by the end of the month, the vanilla high is 53 and 36. yes we average an inch of snow downtown. three inches total. record high is 86. ared low for record low for the month is owe -- and record low is 70. showers will being down to the south. just barely enough to wet the roads. we're looking at showers from brunswick across the frederick and i-70. they'll be gone in
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to 45 minutes. they'll go -- showers down wall darf and showers south of a dale city. we're going to keep a stray shower. milder, bus stop temps 38 to 54. cooler and mild actually. friday is going to be warm. a thunderstorm friday. that's going to affect high schw showers, but it looks nice in terms of temps. 76 friday. we dip to 65 saturday. we're 7y . and we're 72 also on monday. that's a pretty good deal for our first weekend in november, which is also 49 hours long as we fall back. 9:00 tonight, temps in the 50s. by morning, temperatures primarily in the low to mid 50s with clouds. but it's dry tomorrow morning. so day planner. 50s to start. 65 by 11:00. just gorgeous by 1 . and on friday, a great day. it may end with showers and maybe
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thunderstorm, but look at that, 76. even in the wake of a cold front, we're 65 with a stray shower on saturday. next 7-days, maybe a stray shower on sunday. but again don't plan around those and move your clocks back one hour and we have the heart walk saturday morning. 72 on monday. showers late. showers and showers linger next. cooler with highs in the low 60s. >> thanks, top. we have a story about an 11-year-old. >> he teamed up with the washington capitals. as a kid you wish to meet your team player. this is different. wait until you see what this kih .
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independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd. ralph northam went to vmi
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in richmond, dr. northam helped pass longer sentences for gang members and mandatory life sentences for violent sexual predators. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad because i'm a pediatrician, and for ed gillespie to say i would tolerate anyone hurting a child is despicable. front williams knee, tie and second core muscle, zach brown
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back. sheriff knee, james hamstring. limited rob kelly ankle. greeley, groining and knee and shoulder. >> that's a lot of guys. the redskins have 21 players on their injury report. 13 are questionable for sunday's game against the seahawks. one to describe that, unreal. listen to what the players said. >> the first time, but this is going to test your character and see what type of player are you and see what type of teammate you are because you can let it seep in as doubt and say woe is me or come out fighting. >> professional athletes inspire millions of kids around the world. today it's the other way around. meet da -- he got an opportunity of a lifetime to hangout with the washington cal tags. chris williamson has more. >>reporter: wednesday will be a day daru and his
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forgets. he wish to meet the capitals one day and he hopes to meet nicholas back -- >> he's going to drop the puck tomorrow, so he's going to drop the puck. >> not a bad deal. he looks good now, but last january he felt pain all over his body. doctors told his parents he had leukemia. >> it's like a knife in your heart and that knife has been there for a long time. >> six months ago he could barely walk. he was in so much pain and to see him today being able to participate in this, it's -- i have no words to describe. it's a miracle. >> wednesday brought so much happiness. his parents tell me he's usually talkative, but he was speechless meeting his idol. >> all he has to do is smile and seeing a smile on his face, he
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>> he's in treatment but he has a village supporting him. >> we have his back. >> i'm very proud of him. he's amazing. he's like my little hero. >> makes sense with this attitude. >> stay strong and fight strong. >> wusa9 sports. >> he's getting treatment, but it's cool he's going to drop the puck when the capitals -- >> that's good stuff. >> i love it. >> all right. talk to us about -- >> tomorrow looks great. >> we should get rid -- >> tomorrow you may see clouds early on, but don't despair. sunshine and mid 70s on friday. maybe a shower or storm could end the afternoon or evening which could impact football. the weekend is okay. >> that's
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