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was no chemistry with. >> reporter: leaving autumn still frustrated in cleveland. >> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." what led to this tragic crash an s.u.v. plunged off a highway into the bronx sue killing all seven people inside. it is monday morning april 30. >> we want to start with traffic and weather every 10 minutes. we will check in with lisa baden in a moment but first adam caskey. >> up to 70 yesterday for a high the majority of the region.
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today will be a couple of degrees cooler but fairly similar. 49 dulles 51 in the district. 43 in cumberland and 41 in frederick. not bad for the morning hours for late april. partly sunny the clouds will generally be on the increase but fairly comfortable. highs in the upper 60's. south of metro maybe the low 70's and potomac highlands closer to the mid 60's. 66 to 71 with scattered rain late this evening northwest of town. tomorrow is limited sunshine and a few scattered showers and thunderstorms. pretty good chance of that. the rest of the week we've a chance of a late day thundershower thundershower. warming up to the upper 80's by thursday. >> we see on the highway not fp much overnight construction barrels being put to bed. good on interstate including
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between richmond and baltimore. 66 81 route 11 and >> i-70. loudoun county greenway toll road 28 good. a good run on 95 in virginia. headlights are northbound. red on the way to woodbridge. this is near andrews air force base. more to come. news chopper 7 in a while but now to news. >> 4:32 and we are following a developing story from new york. seven family members killed in an s.u.v. crash. the s.u.v. flipped over a guard rail on a highway yesterday and plunged into a remote part of the zoo. three of the seven killed were children. >> a spring sunday at the bronx zoo turned deadly when an s.u.v. traveling on the highway above
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came crashing down inside the grounds. >> sometimes you come on events that are horrific and this is one of them. >> when rescue crews arrived the serve people were dead still wearing their seat belts. investigators are trying to piece together what caused the driver to lose control. from witness accounts the car hit the center median on the bronx river parkway and traveled across several lanes of traffic before hitting the curve, flipping over the guard rail and phrupging some 60 -- plunging 60 feet. >> it was traveling at a high rate of speed and hit something to cause it to be airborne. >> it involved three young girls, an elderly couple and two younger women. >> everybody has a relative and everybody knows a child and has a grandparent and you can see the emotion. >> a spokeswoman for the zoo said the car crashed in an area
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far from public view and animals. this stretch has a dangerous track record. one recent accident involved a 2006 crash in which six people died near the scene of sunday's wreck. >> a mailstone expected at ground zero. if not too windy they will erect a steal column to make the building the tallest in new york if you don't count the empire state building's antenna. here is a time lapse. they are adding floors. it is not expected to reach full height for another year. >> new this morning police investigating a robbery and stabbing in southeast. it was just after 2:00 this morning in the 700 block of 15th street. so far police have not made any arrests. and we are following a developing story from district heights. we are hearing a woman who says she may have had heard a pregnant woman being murdered
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didn't know what to do. she said she heard noises from the next door neighbor friday morning. she believed it was jasmine most. she believes she was being stabbed to death and put in a trunk of a car. her boyfriend is charged with the death. she says she regrets not calling police. >> i went to bed crying and when i woke up saturday i cried because i felt like i should have done something or i could have helped her but i didn't know what to do. >> moss's friend says rodgers denies the child was his. others say the couple broke up because he didn't want her to keep the baby. prince george's police examining a crash that damaged a ambulance. it was taking patient to southern maryland hospital when a tow truck broad-sided it. the ambulance then struck a car. nobody was significantly hurt. detroit stations are pending --
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citations are pending against the tow truck driver. a basketball player was arrested. this was sunday. it frswas on baltimore avenue. they were talking with man allegedly involved in the confrontation when pe'shon howard came up and started taunting the man. officers told him to stop and he allegedly refused and he was arrested and cited for disorderly conduct. >> the caps have a chance it even the series against the rangers. duration game one saturday they lost 3-1. players admit they were not into the game mentally and vow to show up tonight in a new and improved way. we will have reports in the evening newscast. >> fingers are crossed there. 4:36. pwhrufrpy roads -- bumpy roads on the beltway and the shine on apple going dull? here is linda bell.
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happy monday linda. >> to some apple can do no wrong but in terms of customer service complaints they score the worst in the tech company category followed by h.p. and dell. meantime speaking of apple it is facing the heat that it is using offices in places other than its home state to minimize the tax burden. in response apple says it pays an enormous amount of taxes. bad roads and potholes have your tires in that he had of changing you are not alone. a research group says motorists pay $67 billion annually for everything from worn tires by pitted roads, body dents and increased fuel which is $324 per licensed driver. tkraoufrs won't get any relief soon. the u.s. highway truck fund
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which helps pay for road and transit have been billed out by congress three times since 2008. and koshi is responded to claims its cereal is not all natural. more on that in the next hour. that is business news now. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. >> outside temperatures are 50 and we have more to come on "good morning, washington." wednesday marks one year since the death of osama bin laden. what u.s. officials are saying about the current state of al qaeda and how it still poses a threat to the united states. >> rapidly approaching may but our weather has been all over the place. a look at wild storms across the country. >> speaking of weather, what are we in for this week? adam has the full forecast and lisa baden will update
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>> it is 4:41. more wild weather for parts of the united states. dangerous hail was part of a system around st. louis causing
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a tent to collapse after a ballgame saturday. one was killed and dozens of others injured. from michigan to massachusetts this wind temperatures were in the 20's. some had to light fires in order to protect their crops. we want to look at traffic and weather closer to home. >> we will start with outside with adam caskey. >> fairly seasonable temps. pretty comfortable this afternoon but not a lot of sunshine. we will get it this morning but overall fairly drastic increase in clouds. 43 in cumberland. 51 around the beltway and 53 in quantico. mostly clear for the moment. some clouds southwest of warrant but look at that action in the midwest. we will see some of that massive our way increasing clouds and i expect showers and thunderstorms scattered in nature tonight and into tomorrow. it looks unsettled the rest of the week with a chance of late-day thunderstorms every day this workweek. very summer-like pattern. partly sunny today, 68 the high notice the average high is 71. tomorrow well into the 70's. closer to 80 in spots with a little bit of sun and scattered showers and storms.
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it won't rain all day but you will want the umbrella. >> we will take note of that and note that on 123 in all right ton palmer road police are investigating an accident but they say they will pull out of there within the next 30 minutes. 95 virginia is quiet from richmond and the beltway. good on 95 on the virginia side from washington and baltimore. this sis 270 clarksburg at father hurley boulevard. no issues near shady grove road and good on new hampshire and river road and down to the american ledgeallegiance bridge. >> still to come learn how a witness is raising new questions into the assassination of robert f. kennedy. >> i had a lot more material prepared but i have to get the secret service home in time for their new curfew. >> you can call him the comedian in chief.
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>> a witness now raising new questions about robert f. kennedy's 1968 assassination. she said she heard two guns firing the night kennedy was shot. she told the f.b.i. and heard 12 to 14 shots but the agents altered her account.
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sirhan sirhan was the only person charged and convicted and he is serving a legislative sentence. this is the one-year anniversary of killing of osama bin laden. his old team is all but dismantled they say. they say new branches are hitting western targets and allies overseas and al qaeda's leaders still dream of pay back for the raid that killed bin laden. >> we are considered about al qaeda which is located in yemen. they have demonstrated intent and capability to try to carry on attacks. >> counterterrorism experts say the anniversary as it approaches police departments will be on alert. he says there is no sign of any active revenge plot against u.s. targets. >> president obama getting support from former president bill clinton. last night clinton said mr. obama has beaten the clock
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with the economy recovering and deserves to be re-elected. it was in mclean. earlier on the sunday talk shows supporters of the president and romney each staeubed out their positions. >> we are seeing the stifling effect of excessive government regulation, constant call for raising taxes. >> michigan had the toughest economy in the nation for the first decade of the past year for the loss of manufacturing. >> wednesday newt gingrich is expected to drop out of the g.o. g.o.p. presidential race. >> jokes were flying during the white house correspondents dinner. the president made fun of himself and late night tv host jimmy kimmel roelsed the president. >> four years ago i was locked in a brutal primary battle with hillary clinton. four years later she won't stop
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text texting me. four years ago i looked like this. today i look like this. and four years from now i will look like this. it is great it be here in the vast magnificent ballroom or what mitt romney would call a low fixer upper. in my first tour i sang al green. in my second term i am going with young jeesy. i sing that to her. i had more material prepared but i have to get the secret service home in time for their new occur
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curfew curfew. thank you very much, everybody. >> then it was jimmy kimmel's turn to roast the president. >> mr. president remember when the country rallied around you in hopes of a better tomorrow? that was hilarious. >> that was the best one yet. there is a term for guys like president obama. probably not two terms but there is. if you are looking for the biggest threat it america right now she is right there. her name is kim kardashian. right now navy seal teams sit outside that compound disguised as the denver nuggetss to sneak in undetected. i want to thank mr. mills my 10th great high school history teacher who said i would never amount to anything if i kept screwing around in class. i'm about to high five the president of the united states.
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thank you, everybody. >> that always entertaining. it is nice when they let loose a little bit. >> and there's lots of excitement with the celebrities coming in. it was quite an evening. 4:51 is the time. 50 degrees. >> up next look at the weekend box office. could think like a man remain number one two weeks straight? and another check on traffic and weather. [ male announcer ] knowing your customers is important to any successful business. which is why at wells fargo we work with you to get to know the unique aspects of your business. we can recommend financial solutions that can work for you that have helped millions of business owners save time, reduce expenses and maximize cash flow. as the number one small business lender for nine years running... we're with you when you need us. so you can be there for your customers. wells fargo. together we'll go far.
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for a limited time get up to 15% back on select seating. ikea, the life improvement store. >> 4:53 and adam caskey in the weather center with a look at the forecast. temperatures today will be pretty comfortable. like yesterday a few degrees cooler but a warming trend is in store by the middle of the week. we will be in the upper 80's by wednesday and especially thursday. 41 cumberland. 51 fredericksburg and 46 in gaithersburg. partly sunny, 68 the high. a few late thundershowers can develop later tonight. 3% to 40% chance. low today upper 50's to near 60's. tomorrow scattered morning and afternoon showers. pretty widespread and chance of late day storms every day through friday. >> we are moving very nicely.
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beltway and interstate and south to richmond and north to baltimore out to the airport. we are anticipating normal service from metrorail. we will go live to a couple of pictures. virginia on north and southbound on 395 at duke street is great near the pentagon also quiet on the 14th bridge and in maryland nothing complicated. i-70. this is 270 at falls road. in and out of baltimore good. >> comedian steve harvey continues to laugh all the way to the bank. the movie based on his novel is number one for a second week in a re. "think like a man" earned $18 million. second is the animated film pirates band of misfits then the lucky one and hung are games. it was disappointing for "the
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five-year engagement" which was fifth. >> the avengers flexed its muscles overseas. it was number one in 39 fortune markets earning $178 million. that is one week before it opens in the u.s. where it is considered to be the first of a string of summer blockbusters. >> that has all the super heroes in one film. >> and "dancing with the stars" the seven contestants have to step up for classic a.m. week. they will perform the convenient knees baltimore, argentine tango, or rumba. after they wrap up the routines they will come out for the first team dances of season 14 and tomorrow someone goes home. you can catch it at 8:00 right here on abc 7. 4:56 is the time and 50 degrees. still ahead, rg3 mania kicks into high gear. how the owners of a local ad
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>> coming up getting to the bottom of a horrific crash in new york. police trying to determine what caused an s.u.v. to plunge off of highway and into the bronx zoo. >> i went to bed crying and when i woke up saturday i cried because i felt i should have done something or could have helped her but i didn't know what to do. >> we are hearing from the woman who thinks she


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