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jonathan: he told the police he was armed to save child sex slaves. when he did not find any, this terrifying crime happened because of a fake news story on the web. alison: now people are worried. tim barber spoke with d.c.'s top cop tonight. what did he say, tim?
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be watching this business and the other businesses along this street most of the night. there are two police officers here in this parking lot. officer say he opened fire inside of this northwest washington restaurant. edgar welch drove from north carolina to comment pizza ping-pong. court records show new story on line was harboring child sex slaves, and he wanted to see for himself if they were there. the online story was fake. >> fake reporting can have real consequences. tim: interim police chief peter newsham met with business owners. >> these folks are very committed to their businesses and the city. we are hoping something like this does not happen again. tim: the fake news article
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said hillary clinton had ties to a sex trafficking organization here. welch surrendered after not finding evidence of a crime and is behind bars himself. welch's next court appearance is thursday morning. we will let you know if he gets bond or not. live in northwest washington, tim barber, abc 7 news. steve: for those of you waking up early tomorrow morning, the bat, but through the early morning, midmorning, we have heavier rain causing delays, especially on the roadways. by tomorrow evening, bigger problems across the dmv. the travel impact, i don't foresee a big problem early on. as we move through the day, especially 3:00 until 6:00, could have heavy rain.
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across the immediate metro. we'll give you the timing and what to expect coming up. i will give you a hint -- the coldest air of the season on the way. jonathan: "the good morning washington" team will have updated weather situation and information, starting tomorrow morning at 4:25. alison: happening now in northwest washington, roads in the chinatown neighborhood have reopened after a single popped up on 6th street northwest. placed a steel plate and reopened the roadways between h and m streets and it is not expected to impact the morning commute. jonathan: in just a matter of hours, mayor muriel bowser will be face-to-face with president-elect donald trump. before she left for new york, she spoke with tom roussey. i'm curious with a are talking about tomorrow, tom. tom: it is not clear specifically, but we do know the
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while being president. she think this meeting was a big deal for the city. mayor bowser: we reached out to the president-elect and asked to sit down to talk about washington, d.c. tom: d.c. mayor muriel bowser and president-elect trump have not always seen eye to eye, although she was there for the groundbreaking in 2014. was a no-show. she called his statements on immigration idiotic, and he indicated that d.c. was a crime-ridden city. mayor bowser: it is important that we focus on how we heal after a pretty divisive election. i think the president-elect has expressed his desire to do that. tom: she spoke at a community meeting in riverside northeast. she do not give specifics about which you would talk about, but
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d.c.'s priorities, plus the unique mix of being the nation's capital and a functioning city. although only about one in 25 d.c. voters voted for trump, residents of the city say the mayor's right to meet with him. >> we may not agree with president-elect trump's politics, but we have to get our country together and move in a direction that is positive for all the people that he will serve. tom: will not be taking place at the trump hotel in d.c. instead, it will take place at the trump tower in new york city, scheduled for 11 a.m. tom roussey, abc 7 news. jonathan: abc 7 will have complete coverage of the meeting. watch d.c. bureau chief sam ford live from new york with the story, starting tomorrow at noon. alison: a new piece of the
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a former presidential rival dr. ben carson as his choice to lead the department of housing and urban development. carson expressed hesitancy in joining the cabinet when they first talked about the health and human services post. the cabinet choices are starting to fill in, but there is still no pick for secretary of state or homeland security just yet. there is word tonight that the president-elect's daughter may be in residence here in d.c. iv husband have been househunting around town. they currently live in new york city with her three children. jonathan: donald trump has not moved in, but people are already thinking about the next election. vice president joe biden says he is not ruling out a run for 2020. he is not committing one way or another. he was on capitol hill.
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source of the oily sheen that was spotted on the potomac river. the epa said the oil seen, which has mostly dissipatedm came from the dickerson powerplant which is owned by nrg energy. it was identified as lubricating oil. booms are in place to protect ranking water. jonathan: now situation in oakland, california, officer say they do not believe they will find any more bodies from the burned-out warehouse. the structure caught fire over the weekend. the images are horrifying. right now the death toll stands at 36, and the majority of those killed in their 20's and 30's, some just teenagers. as investigators work to figure out the cause, questions of if this could have been prevented are melting. oakland official saying that the
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violations and complains of people living there is legally. >> urine and feces and rotting food and piles of laundry with mildew because they do not have water. jonathan: a criminal investigation team is on the case. >> the range of charges could be murder all the way to involuntary manslaughter. until we know what the evidence shows, there may be other charges. jonathan: into an inferno friday, trapping partygoers on the second floor when a makeshift stairwell of wooden pallets was blocked. the man who allegedly founded the go ship -- ghost ship collective was speaking with the news. >> they are my loves in my future. jonathan: a 12-hour power outages scheduled because a
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complete the work. alison: prosecutors in south carolina will retry former police officer michael slater for the murder of walter scott. a judge declared a mistrial after jurors when i able to decide between a murder or manslaughter conviction. slater fired eight shots at the unarmed man as he ran from the then-north charleston police officer in april 2015. the shooting was recorded on a passerby's cell phone. >> but he just spent christmas with his family. he gets to go home with his family. me and my family will never see walter ever again. alison: in addition to the retrial, he will also go on trial next year in federal court on charges of depriving scott of his civil rights. back at home, a republican lobbyist has added $5,000 to the
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to a killer. a democratic staffer, shot back in july and northeast d.c., the police believe he may have fought back during a robbery. jonathan: a milestone for metro riders, ramada announcing it is launching wireless services. it will give access from potomac avenue to stadium armory. this is the first section of underground tunnels with any service at all. all four major cell are part of this initiative that has been years in the making. alison: we are three days away from the mgm national harbor. today we got a look inside the nearly $1.5 billion facility. the casino features 124 table games ,39 poker tables, and 3,300 slot machines. preparations are underway for the hotel, theater, and restaurants.
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we walk around in amazement. alison: mgm national harbor is maryland's fifth and final casino. if you want to check out the photo gallery from inside the casino, they are at and stick with abc 7 news all week for reports about we can expect, from traffic and security all before it opens thursday night. jonathan: you may your medicine cabinet, over-the-counter medication that researchers say could have a link to dementia. jay: this wall of candles comes with good intentions.
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alison: terrifying images from san antonio. an off-duty sheriff's deputy was killed and two people hurt when two cars plunged into the sinkhole.
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super line ruptured after heavy rain sunday. meanwhile, damaging testimony given by bill cosby during a lawsuit can be used at his criminal trial. the judge handed down that decision this evening. osby gave that deposition in 2006, saying that he gave young women drugs or alcohol before sex. the defense said that he only made the statement after been promised he would not be charged. more than a dozen women have accused the actor of sexual assault. jonathan: 7 on your side with health matters and a possible link between over-the-counter drugs and dementia. scientist from indiana university found that lower metabolisms have reduced brain sizes among some people taking anti-chlorogenic drugs, sometimes used for allergy relief. researchers found they performed worse on short-term memory, verbal reasoning, and problem-solving tests. and a disappointing report from
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self-assessment of what it calls winnable batteries, but it's not. and like obesity, smoking, and disease spread hospitals. cdc says they have made it progress in cutting smoking in teen pregnancy, but the number of salmonella illnesses is way up as will his childhood obesity. alison: they are just battery-operated lights, but they are really a symbol for so much more. the creator of this amazing project for a brighter future. jay korff is live in alexandria with more on the display. jay? jay: alison, here is how it works -- grab the battery operated candle, write down your positive intention, then you clip it on to the wall below your candle. in just two days, this public installation is not only a place of expression, but also reflection and healing. >> it's beautiful.
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be a glow holiday season, but in del ray -- be a flame, be a beacon. residents are sharing their light from within. this one says smile, it's ok. nancy created this public space. it is called "we the light." >> -- be the light,"." >> promote human flourishing, i think. jay: the concept is simple. it may be a child's wish. >> that's beautiful. jay: or a parents hope. >> give back to our community. jay: they read the instructions and she realized she would write a post for her sister. >> make a bigger impact. i'm sorry. she passed away.
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light also defines a second chance at life for margie. >> i went through a very dark moment three years ago in a terrorist attack. jay: she was captured and released by terrorists athletes shopping mall in kenya that left dozens dead. >> the intentions or something that truly allows us to shine and commit to that. jay: every day, we get to choose -- darkness or light. day, our intention of being the light, the world would be a better place. jay: and here is one of my favorites. if you want to participate in this wonderful, organic experience, make it quick. it has only been here two days. about half of the lights have already been used.
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steve: are you ready for the rain? a lot on the way, nothing right now, just mostly cloudy skies. be prepared overnight, the clouds continue to thicken. nighttime lows in the lower 30's, suburbs 40 to 42. waking up tomorrow morning, out and about, grabbed the umbrella. you will not need it early on, but as we move through the chilly, dry to start. the rain is on the way midmorning, 45 degrees the daytime high. could have upwards of an inch of rain by the time the system moves out. at noon time, tomorrow, indoor recess for the kids. the heavier rain denoted by the shades of yellow. off to the west, winter weather advisory for garrett county and
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elevations -- a little bit of a coating. it promises to be a slow go tomorrow evening for the rush-hour commute. areas of heavy rain, middle 40's. the volume of the traffic, that is not good news around the capital beltway. all of this out of your late tomorrow night, skies begin to clear, and sunshine is back for us for the day wednesday. be prepared, saturday. we will see daytime highs in town only in the 30's. the windchill factors will be in the middle to upper 20's. then we look for a warming trend next week. the weekend forecast, for those of you hunting for the perfect christmas tree, upper 30's saturday, lower 40's sunday. the 10-day outlook, after a cold weekend, temperatures warm a bit next week.
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above average this time of year. julie wright will be here bright and early to get you through the wet weather and traffic, and eileen and veronica will have the latest on the rain. alison: thank you, steve. jonathan: what this guy pulled off as nothing short of amazing. alison: you will meet jamie, and we will tell you how long he rang the salvation army bell. it is one for the record books. >> pandas. jonathan: bei bei is back. oh, that's lovely... so graceful. the corkscrew spin, flawless... ...his signature move, the flying dutchman. poetry in motion. and there it is, the "baby bird". breathtaking.
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surprising. what's not surprising? how much money heather saved by switching to geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. he gets a lot of compliments. he wears his army hat, walks around with his army shirt looking all nice. and then people just say, ?thank you for serving our country? and i'm like, that's my dad. male vo: no one deserves a warmer welcome home. that's why we're hiring 10,000 members of the
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male vo: comcast. alison: just an incredible holiday record in mississippi. this man here ring the salvation army bell for six days. >>. 3, 2, 1 >> whoo!
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bell for 151 hours, out in the cold with no sleep. the whole thing is meaningful to jamie. he was living on the streets and turned to salvation army for help. >> he told me from the very first day, god's got this. there has to be someone outside of him helping him. alison: if you are thining we are kidding about the n minute break every four hours, and that's it. .amazing jonathan: what is black and white and cute all over -- yep, bei bei is back. for the first time since surgery last month, the panda cub was on display. bei bei had a mass of bamboo removed from his intestines. zoo officials say he is still recovering, being monitored 24 hours per day, on a limited diet
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robert: the caps were on the ice today. and the nats are working on a
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as of late, three straight losses. alex ovechkin four games without a goal. john carlson let's it fly, marcus johansson deflected past, tied at 2-2. right place, right time. in overtime, the caps on the attack, dmitry orlov finds marcus johansson again. one-timer. caps win 4-2. hoops, out a road trip in brooklyn. john wall, otto porter running the floor. wiz up two. later in the fourth, john wall, he finished with 25. wizards win and are now 7-12 on the season.
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closing in on a trade that would bring chris sale to d.c. last season he finished with a record of 17-10. ann bryce harper has reportedly
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jonathan: before the final forecast, which is a happy birthday to this guy. alison: steve: happy birthday, robert. we are getting some rain tomorrow, belated birthday gift. a lot of it on the way, especially midday and afternoon. about 50 and sunshine wednesday, cold front late thursday. that will bring in the coldest air of the season friday and saturday, highs only in the upper 30's.
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