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several third grade girls. the attorney for the family will dig to see if any other sexual molester teachers are working in the montgomery county public schools. >> documents that are reprimands for john vigna. i am opening up my discovery and i intend to seek documents for all teachers in the last five to ten years that have had reprimands. i am concerned there is a pattern of this going on through the school system where the teachers like vigna are left in the classroom with the children. nathan: the family is suing under a title ix case. so there is no cap to the amount of money they can sue for. we talk to the montgomery county schools. they have no comment on the pending litigation. reporting live in rockville, nathan baca, abc7 news. nancy: thank you. also new tonight, new developments of a former d.c. police officer accused of paying a teen for
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he used social media and offered to pay for sex. he could face life in prison. larry: they are 13 and 14 and killed a man after asking for money and then killing a man when he didn't have it. brad bell has more. brad: this happened at a park where tonight you can see the people are here practicing cricket. a park where children play. in fact, in this case, as you said the killers themselves children. in his mugshot, the 14-year-old boy appears wide-eyed. he is 5 feet tall. 130 pounds. his name elias portillo. he is charged with first-degree murder. it's alleged that in the adelphi park on july 27, portillo and h
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homeless man after a failed robbery attempt. >> the suspects approached the victim. and demanded money from him. the victim did not comply with that. at that time, is when the victim was fatally stabbed. brad: the man's body found in a wooded area off the foot path in adelphi park. farther the woods a memorial to the victim. 47-year-old francisco sagastizado. it was set up by his friends who also live in these woods. they knew the alleged teen killers. saw them with knives. they have a killer on what went wrong. we are protecting this man's identity. >> really sad. i think the main reason they did that is because they become addicted to marijuana. brad: nobody answered the door at portillo's house. even the veteran detectives
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>> especially over something that appears to be trivial. amount of money. fatally stab somebody so quickly is unsettling. brad: why is one charged as an adult and one not? you can't be charged as an adult at 13. cutoff is 14. both will have hearings to see if the 14-year-old moves to juvenile court. they are both locked up. in adelphi, brad bell, abc7 news. larry: wow! thank you for that. days after warning of fire and fury more tough words from president trump for north korea in the last few hours. president trump: maybe the statement wasn't enough. we are backed by the military. backed by everybody. backed by many other leaders. larry: tonight's abc7's instapoll asking if you think the president is handling the situation in north korea properly. let us know at
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wjla.com/votenow. today, jeff goldberg found people who said the tough talk has them concerned so they are taking precautions. >> freeze-dried food. jeff: throughout the week in vienna -- >> your meal, heater. jeff: manager dave clark has seen a spike in the survivalist supplies. >> these are huge right now. jeff: he says up to 20 customers made it clear they are stocking up out of concern that the rising tension with north korea could result in nuclear war. >> they range from extreme to not so extreme. jeff: reports are surfacing across the country this week that military surplus stores seeing influx of people buying gas masks and packaged food and water. other popular products are water purification chemicals and medical kits. david of mclean plans to buy enough food and water to
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he fears that kim jong un could escalate the confrontation quickly. >> the problem we are seeing over there now. it would be wise to be stuck stuck -- stocked up and have everything ready. we are dealing with a lunatic. you never know what he will do. >> some are not worried. >> i don't think anything will happen. jeff: including dave clark but he understands the value of preparation. >> it's good to have it. not need it. than need it, not have it. jeff: in vienna, jeff goldberg, abc7 news. nancy: details tonight about a racially motivated crime in alexandria. back in june, john ready pulled up to another car and yelled racial slurs at an african-american driver. short time later he tried to attack the victim with a baseball bat. this was in the potomac yard parking lot. the victim was not hurt. ready we learned was sentenced to three months in jail. he is now out on probation. larry: today marks a year since the ground shook i
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that explosion and fire at the flower branch apartments killed seven and left dozens of others without anyplace to live. montgomery county reporter kevin lewis live in silver spring. speaking with the residents today. kevin? >> the ntsb continues the investigation into this natural gas leak. this is as a multimillion dollar civil suit continues to trickle through the court system. the allegation is that washington gas and apartment management ignored warning signs. a ten-foot tall fence conceals patches of concrete and overgrown grass. [sirens] this is the site of sorrow and destruction. speaking by translator the two men describe surviving the blast. one year ago today. >> i felt my bed being moved. it
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>> the men from guatemala initially scrambled for the front door. >> we weren't able to grab anything. we lost our i.d.'s, our television, all of our furniture. i was the only one who was able to grab my shoes on the way out. i don't know how i did it. >> for me it's sad looking at the space empty. >> sophia reyes is president of the flower branch apartments tenants association. she explains that they have gotten better to make repairs and exterminating mice, cockroaches and bed bugs. on a 1 to 10 scale today she gives them a 6. >> there continues to be fear. but there is a lot better communication with the manager s. >> the two men have since moved to wheaton and completed emotionally therapy. >> for me i'm grateful to god we survived. to me it's the only reason we could have
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>> there is a vigil planned for 8:00 this evening. politicians, clergy, police and firefighters in addition to survivors expected to be there. we are live in silver spring, i'm kevin lewis, abc7 news. >> thank you. update tonight and sigh of relief for people living the capital view neighborhood in silver spring. they were smelling gas in the homes until they called "7 on your side." we first told you about the complaints in june. since then people living there have seen washington gas working to replace the pipes. the utility companies says no one was in danger but they identified and fixed the leaks. >> "7 on your side" in the health matters tonight. before you buy food at a ballpark, "sports illustrated" is out with the look at the food rankings in the major league ballparks. it's not good for nats and orioles. nationals park ranking 24th. camden yards ranking 26th.
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field in seattle, fenway park in boston and houston's minute maid park. you were warned. >> it's okay. wash it down with a beer. it's all okay. larry: next day get up and do it again. redskins and the ravens suiting up for the first preseason game tonight. nancy: it's a big night. it's against each other. erin hawksworth is live where the fans are getting bumped up. erin: look at the fans. football is back. though this is the preseason game. i caught up with the fans to see what they think. >> i like the red
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school. erin: a redskins fan in baltimore. how does it work out? >> it's usually difficult but last year the redskins won. erin: later you will hear from kirk cousins and what he plans to get out of the game tonight. i'm erin hawksworth abc7 sports. >> coming up at "abc7 news at 5:00" -- doug: partly sunny around the area. a couple of stray sprinkles or light showers. there could be more for the weekend. we have the timing coming up. nancy: bombshell from the detective on the stand today for the penn state hazing trial and what he says the members of the fraternity did two days after a pledge fell down the stairs and died. larry: later a new warning about the fidget spinners and what they want to be sure you kn
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alison: i'm alison starling live in southeast d.c. stuff with bus. cup of joe is here. that means it's a party. we are getting the school supplies ready for the local kids. when we come back we talk to d.c. united players and united way. nancy: looking forward to it. "7 on your side" with a team of experts to ask the financial adviser. call them in the help center. 703-236-9220. your brain is an amazing thing. but as you get older, it naturally begins to change, causing a lack of sharpness, or even trouble with recall. thankfully, the breakthrough in prevagen helps your brain and actually improves memory. the secret is an ingredient originally discovered... in jellyfish. in clinical trials, prevagen has been shown to improve short-term memory. prevagen. the name to remember.
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larry: i got to go to stuff the bus. we had an assembly line to meet people coming through. alison and i did a tag team. high five as i was leaving and she was coming in. alison: good to see you here. as you know there is a great emergency out here. here is th
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backpacks that are spilled with the school supplies. this is to help the middle school kids. i am learning a little about soccer. thank you for coming out. tell us why you came out? >> we want to come out for the kids of d.c. this is something that i remember as a kid and i want them to have a special memory themselves. >> you can see in you are prepared for school it will help with the future. >> going to the first day of school is fun time for everybody. so making sure the 12,000 kids have everything they need to succeed in classroom. it's important for u
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>> it means a lot for the kids to come here. victor from d.c. united is here for a quick presentation. you have your own donation today? >> we have excited to make a donation to united way. on behalf d.c. united we are excited to give 200 backpacks that we purchased with the help of patrick and eric. alison: thank you. we appreciate that the united way is doing as well. come join us at the safeway on 14th street and southeast. >> great to partner up with d.c. united and the united way. >> this so so important. for the kids to
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school day off is great. doug: we have a couple of sprinkles but i don't think it will slow anybody down. let's start with the coverage here on thursday. 5:00 edition. we have had sunshine and period of cloudiness. that the way it will stay. the showers and the sprinkles are not much to worry about. 79 in washington dulles. 79 at baltimore. 82 in annapolis and 81 at the reagan national airport. this evening we call for a variable cloudiness. the temperatures will slowly drop in the lower 70's. it will be muggy as well. there is a line
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showers. there are quick movers. they might diminish some trekking east. through overnight the humidity level is going to ramp up. the winds are light. it will start like night with the cloudy skies. showers ramp up in the afternoon. this model indicates the shower and the storms by 10:00 tomorrow night. we have a warm front and a cold front that will control the weather.
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it's 68 in the morning and there will be a little sunshine through the clouds. 60% clouds and 40% sun. something like that tomorrow. chance of shower and storms tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night ramping up to 60% by the nighttime. the shower and the storm chances are 60 tomorrow everything and 340% on saturday. isolated. sunday we don't put any rain in the forecast. the beaches are good stuff. there could be an afternoon thunderstorm or two on saturday. the air temperatures are comfortable. put it together for ten days. it's cooler with a cool front on monday. higher chance of storms lingering to tuesday. wednesday, thursday, friday is terrific. it's co
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warmer. we could go five days or so with no rain in the forecast. nancy: thank you. still ahead at 5:00. seeing the eclipse. what you need to know before you buy glasses for the big show in a week and a half. >> i'm mike carter-conneen. coming up on a development and how the hundred of the job openings are filled. larry: reminder that you can watch the redskins and the ravens on abc7. pre-game coverage at 7:00. followed by abc7 news at 11:00. nancy: that means the second half of the "story of diana" is pretempted
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scott: abc7 news continues in the help center. we are with the money team. the folks are certified financial advisers from around the area. we are talking about building a nest egg. now to afford the first mortgage. saving for college. we are talking money. give us your questions. we have the answers. nancy: a great resource there. the cranes dotted the d.c. skyline for months. before the end of the year, the wharf development along
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open. >> more than 1,000 job seekers invited to the arena stage. eager to work at the wharf development a block away. >> this is organized for the d.c. residents. >> a lot of people see the changes but they haven't felt it benefited them. retailers, security firm, concert venue and a spa. wharf intercontinental hotel alone hiring 150 workers. we are looking for a lot of people. >> more than 80% of the work has been leased with only a handful of the commercial tenant space available. they all need
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>> they have a interested in the workplace and everything in between. >> i got three offers. >> she knows she will work at the wharf but it's up to her to decide where. >> new at 5:00, hundreds of new jobs coming to fairfax county. mission services, i.t. company used by the federal agencies expanding the tysons corner investing in the county to add 400,000 jobs. >> coming up at 5:00, new look and new bridge. next step in the south capitol street corridor project include a new span. >> it's a disgrace. >> but first the president takes a shot at the senate
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>> shocking video of a shootout in southeast d.c. in a moment. we wil
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announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 5:00". on your side. nancy: a wild story
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a woman carrying a child and two men go running by with guns. this happened more than a week ago. >> the d.c. police trying to track down two suspects. the perpetrators of a brazen and shootout 10:00 p.m. july 31. >> you can't do nothing about it for real. >> the suspects are seen firing repeatedly as a woman runs to get away. you see her fall to the ground scramble to escape the bullets buzzing past her. the suspects continue shooting randomly. you see repeated flashes as the guns are fired. >> sad. we show the people living in the complex including a woman with small children say situations like this are a part of life here. >> we try to stay out of the way.
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way. >> one person was injured. the d.c. police releasing the video in hope that someone recognizes the suspects and provides the information necessary to make the arrest. stephen tschida, abc7 news. >> new developments today in the case of 16 penn state students facing charges after the death of a fraternity pledge. a police detective today testifying someone from the fraternity deleted security camera footage from the night that tim piazza died. brothers waited until the next day before calling for help. charges range from hazing to involuntary manslaughter. >> a massive prescription drug scheme busted. in maryland, a doctor from annapolis charged with illegally prescribing painkillers in exchange for cash. they say taylor filled out 280,000 prescriptions. >> when we see doctors that are just nothing more than street dealers, that is when we
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nancy: the indictment shows two deaths are connected to shaw taylor's prescriptions. a second doctor that works separately arrested on similar charges. >> we have new information tonight about an incident involving u.s. diplomats who suffered hearing loss in cuba. last fall workers at the u.s. embassy in havana complained about the hearing problems. the diplomats were attacked with a covert sonic device that operates outside the range of the audible sound. now canada says one of its diplomats suffered similar problems. >> another attack from the president on senate majority leader mitch mcconnell today. the commander-in-chief tweeting saying mitch, get back to work and put repeal and replace, tax reform and cuts and great infrastructure bill on my desk for signing. then slamming the majority leader again taking questions from reporters in the last hour. president trump: i'm very disappointed in mitch. if he gets the bills pa
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i'd be happy with him and the first to admit. repeal and replace only obamacare should have taken place. i should have been on my desk the first week i was there or the first day i was there. i have been hearing about it for seven years. repeal and replace should have taken place. >> trump telling them to get the act together. it's coming as a possible extensions targeting the territory of guam. to discuss the threat is boris epshteyn. what options are available if north korea continues to threaten the u.s.? boris: there are several options viable. option one is back channel diplomacy. secretary tillerson talked about that. option two is using china and russia. the allies of north korea to pressure north korea economically, politically and diplomatically to stand down.
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larry: your mention rex tillerson defended the president's comments but there is no sign that the threat level changed. is there a contradiction between the two? boris: boris: no. it's a mixture of messages. here is why. you want north korea to hear tough talk from the president. he ran on a tough stance against north korea. so secretary tillerson is saying if north korea is open to it and can get to the negotiation table the trump administration is open and willing to diffuse tensions. >> how have the past presidents handled north korea. how has the exchange been different from what they have done? >> a long line of failure. almost a war with north korea in the early 1990's. president carter negotiated an agreement that was agreed to by president clinton and kim jong un. the -- kim jong il. it was a disaster because they ch
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deal. but under president bush north korea was axis of evil but there was not a true step to backing north korea down. president obama had his strategic patience. and a failed opportunity. failed approach to north korea. the president here is not backing down. making it clear and being very open that north korea better not mess with the united states of america. larry: okay. chief political analyst boris epshteyn. leave it there. thank you so much. nancy: we are getting a better idea of what the largest public construction project in d.c. history will look like. today in southeast maryland, mayor bowser unveiled the design for the new douglas bridge. it will be built next to the existing bridge and have three giant arches and have an extra lane for cars. there will be more space for bicyclists and pedestrians. >> watching my dog. we are moving out of the way for the bikers and the runners. >> it's more accessible. the bridge is expected to be
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>> new at 5:00, a group of volunteers helping to restore the wetlands in the anacostia river in northeast. they partnered for the clean-up. project focuses on creating a healthy habitat for plants and the animals! the national oceanic and atmospheric administration says last year's weather was more extreme or record- breaking than anything close to normal. the agency's annual state of the climate report finding 2016 was the hottest year with the highest see level -- sea level on record and recorded the lowest sea ice in antarctica and the arctic. the news comes as two sets of explorers set off from alaska in hopes to reach north pole by sailboat. they want to highlight how bad the impacts of climb change are in the arctic. larry: check out the picture from the white marlin ocean in ocean city. look at this. caught yesterday. he weighed 86 pounds. as the marlin is the
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and could be worth $2.6 million. >> of course, we have the emergency service personnel behind us preparing for the worst and expecting and hoping for the best. >> coming up at 5:00, bracing for the worst. the latest as new orleans deals with the rains and broken water pumps. >> they are a popular toy many have. now a new warning. we explain coming up. larry: new at 6:00, right? ening moments at a city council meeting. what the woman was holding behind her that exploded fios is not cable. we're a 100% fiber optic network. and with the new fios gigabit connection... you get our fastest... internet ever. with download speeds up to 940 megs - 20 times faster than most people have. switch to fios gigabit connection with tv and phone for $79.99 a month online for the first year. plus hbo for one year and multi-room dvr service for two years, all with a two-year agreement. and switching has never been easier.
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ur early termination fee. go to fiosgigabit.com steve: all right. almost at the weekend. one more day to go. the montgomery county fair starts tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. maybe dodging showers and thunderstorms. get out there and enjoy it. if you have the opportunity a lot of fun. saturday around 85 degrees. looking at a few
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storms. sunday looks fantastic. just around 85. a lot of sunshine. going to the delmarva beaches we are looking at 76 degrees on friday. 78 on saturday. better chance of showers and thunderstorms. on sunday, around 80 d
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alison: welcome back. abc7 news helping to stuff the bus today. our friend suzanne kennedy
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>> yeah, we're here and having a great time. it's amazing the great things that people have donated for all the kids in the area. it's great when you go to school and you have the right supplies. it gets you started on the right foot. there are a lot of cool things. markers, pens, pencils and all the things i get excited about. maybe the kids don't. but they will be ready to go with one of these. nancy: that is what the point is. alison: we will help 12,000 middle school students start the year off right with unitedway and d.c. united as well. we are stuffing the bus. if you can't stop by, go to the website wjla.com. make sure donation there. cup of joe will wave goodbye. see you later. larry: all right. a lot of fun out there. thanks. "7 on your side" with a consumer alert aboutfy jet spinners. brianne carter has -- fidget spinners and brianne carter has more guidelines. brianne: they are issuing new guidelines about the popular toys. so many kids have them and
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issues with some of them that may be catching fire. we are talking about the battery operated fidget spinners. there have been reports they are catching fire. c.p.s.c. says with anything that requires a charge make sure that you are using the cable that came with it. we are talking about the cable that comes with the battery operated fidget spinners. even though the plug may fit from something else not all charging cables are interchangeable. keep all fidget spinners away from small children. we know they are already relatively small. if they break in the small pieces that could pose a choking hazard. something to be aware of next time you have it in your hand. at the "live desk," brianne carter, back to you. >> if you want to see the great eclipse you will need a pair of these. but there are knockoffs out there. consumer alert report coming up. nancy: speaking of which, on that note we are j
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away now from the eclipse. make sure you stay with abc7 for continuing coverage of how you can see it safely. we
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scott: welcome back. we punt together a super team. the best financial advisers that you will see anywhere. they are going to talk about the wealth management and building a nest egg. how do you save for college? how to avoid debt and retirement advice. 703-236-9220. give us a call right now. back to you. larry: thanks. new video from nasa of the clouds in the skies of mars. nasa says they are the most visible cloud images captured by the rover. it lands on the planet five years ago this month. >> that is beautiful. in 11 days the eyes across the country on the skies for a partial or a total solar eclipse. don't look up without proper
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richard reeve is going to explain. do you have your shades ready? richard: i do. there are knockoffs on the market and that is not the only problem they are running into. if you want to see the eclipse you will need this. >> you could fry your retina. >> these are similar to a welder's glass to block out the rays. but some cost 30, $40 or $50. >> if i can for the manufacturer's name. failing that -- >> best thing is to test them out. put them on and
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>> they are predicting millions will drive in the path of totality from oregon to the carolinas. some hotels are canceling reservations booked months ago and offering to rebook at higher price. some rental cars are canceling reservations saying they were overbooked. and kirk says his recent b&b room was canceled. >> i have heard of the stories where the travel plans are interrupted by the unscrupulous business people trying to make a quick buck. richard: a.a.a. says to call the hotel to make sure you still have a room and keep your paperwork in case you have to document anything. larry: thank you
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the partial eclipse. live from 12:30 to 3:30 on newschannel8. and wjla.com. >> stormwatch7 bringing you the video as the tropical depression makes landfall. hurricane franklin now weakened to a tropical storms. larry: in new orleans a state of emergency are in effect. they are urging people to move the vales to higher ground. this could not happen at a worst time. >> arlington county police getting creative to promote
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take a look. nancy: they are going for it. some of the officers suiting up to demonstrate the fine synchronized swimming skills. the moves! this is to promote the police, fire and sheriff block party held august 26 at kenmore middle school. it's not easy to do that. larry: no. to do it with a smile. nancy: they do it well. larry: i love when people don't take themselves serious. nancy: and they certainly do not. larry: call it what it is. nancy: turn it down to doug in the stormwatch7's weather center. great day to enjoy the night out.
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>> passing shower in the next hour or two. temperature wise is comfortable. woodbridge is now at 81. tracking in the afternoon. we have patches of the showers or the sprinkles. don't expect anything more than that. they will see cloudiness. there are a couple of storms tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night. it will drop from the upper 70 to the mid-to-lower 70's tonight. future cast has a clue of moisture tomorrow.
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sunday is warmer and then most of next week looks dry and comfortable. a lot of sunshine. get up the road to baltimore and where erin hawksworth is. just couple howevers before the game time. preseason football! erin: gruden tells me that the starters are only on the field for about eight plays and that is expected. but the fans don't care. they are just happy football is back. you can see the ravens players on the field. i mentioned that i was outside. i saw fans tailgating and entering the stadium. all decked out in the redskins and the ravens gear.
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further than last season. earlier i went one-on-one with jay gruden and asked what he looks for in the first preseason game. >> i am excited. i'm anxious to see them play. there are young guys and i'm excited to see. >> how frustrating is the injuries? >> it's just part of it. you have to have good depth. so we when with injuries, and they do happen, we have people to fill in. injury for some guy is a great opportunity for another. erin: the goal in the first preseason game is come out with no injuries. certainly when you have an investment like kirk cousins, here is what he had to say about tonight's game. >> i woul
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without injury. there is no such thing as too much experience or practice. i want to play a lot but i understand that the games don't count. erin: the big story today we learned this morning that the linebacker junior galett will not play. a few key players already injured. we don't need any more. larry: that is right. it's week one. keep them healthy! thanks. looking forward to the ballgame coming up at 7:00. the coverage begins. we have new information about breaking news we first brought you at 4:00. two people shot on saratoga avenue in northeast washington. a woman was shot driving a car. the other victim is a man. we don't know where he was when he was shot. no arrests have been made and we'll bring you information as it is available. nancy: meantime, she is off the coce
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the stand. >> she is. when we come back what taylor swift ha
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nancy: from the stage of "magic mike" to sunoco in north carolina. channing tatum with a surprise visit. but it turned into aa impromptu dance party. streaming on facebook live and joking about being the store manager. have you ever had the urge to go to statesville, north carolina? today is the day. >> never had an urge to dance in a gas station. an emotional day for pop star taylor swift taking the stand in her lawsuit against a former radio d.j. she is being sued by the d.j.'s saying that the claims that he touched her inappropriately costing him his job. and taylor swift countersuing saying she wants to send a message. reporter: pop star taylor swift on
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against am forer radio d.j. she says groped her in a backstage meet and greet in denver in 2013 testifying that david mueller reached under her skirt saying it was a long grab. long enough for me to be completely sure it was intentional. referring to this image obtaped by tmz saying it shows her hand up her dress on her rear end. swift telling the jury at first she thought it was a mistake so she leaned away from him. but it didn't let go. mueller denies the accusations and filed suit against the superstar he says to clear his name. he is seeking damages of $3 million saying it cost him his job. swift telling mueller's attorney saying what happened to him is a product of his decision, not mine. saying i'm not going to let you or your client make me feel like this is my fault. swift is countersuing mueller for $1. her attorney says they don't want to bankrupt him. they are just trying to send a message that you can say no. her attorney opted
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cross examine swift. the trial moving on to the next witness. the radio station general manager who made the decision to fire mueller. in los angeles, marci gonzalez, abc7 news. jonathan: now at 6:00 -- >> everything we don't want to run. jonathan: one year after a devastating explosion, the hero from the night open up about what they saw. >> we signed -- saw him. >> a woman's purse exploding. the common item inside being blamed. jonathan: motorcycle sees a crash unhold to hit-and-run. watch as he chases down to driver to seek justice. announcer: now "abc7 news at 6:00". on your side. president trump: they will be met with fire and fury. like the world has never seen. jonathan: no question a
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the president on tuesday addressing the escalating crisis with north korea. but today, though president trump says the statement he made may not have gone far enough. he warns that north korea needs to back down on the nuclear missile program. >> north korea better get the act together. or they are going to be in trouble like few nations ever have been in trouble. jonathan: he adds he has total confidence in the natural security adviser mcmaster. the ratcheted up rhetoric is sparking anxiety reminiscent of the cold war. some turn it to action. >> surplus stores noticed a trend this week. stocking up on the survivalist ideas that ic

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