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tonight, breaking news. the scare here in new york city a short time ago involving police officers. the suspect with a meat cleaver. police rush to the scene. officers injured. gunshots fired. and we are on the scene. also breaking, the massive recall just in tonight. the smartphones now ficially recalled because of fires. and the concern over those phones on planes and subways. hillary clinton, back on the trail, and what she says tonight about her absence. and taking aim at donald trump, after that moment at a flint church, when the pastor stops him. meanwhile, trump tonight, and the full interview with dr. oz. what trump now reveals. police investigating a possible serial killer, and tonight here, the 911 call. the woman inside the home. the suspect inside, too. and the stunning scene. workers running for cover as a
millions gone in seconds. good evening. and we begin tonight with those breaking developments, an alarming scene playing out during rush hour, right here in new york city. police spotting the suspect, a man with a meat cleaver. as they respond, it turns dangerous. gun fire erupting. authorities saying at least two officers injured. and we are just now hearing from eyewitnesses. abc's gio benitez is in midtown manhattan, and he leads us off. gio? >> reporter: david, very much an active crime scene here in midtown manhattan. and you said it, that unusual weapon tonight, a meat cleaver. tonight, that terrifying scene in the heart of new york city's tourist midtown area, leaving two officers injured. police swarming to this area just after 5:00 p.m. during rush hour. sirens blazing, as that suspect, armed with a meat cleaver, was
madison square garden and macy's harold's square. officers telling a man to drop a weapon. what some witnesses described as a meat cleaver. when he didn't, the officers opened fire. shots ringing out. the suspect struck. the images now surfacing of the tense moments afterwards. the police surrounding this ambulance and placing someone on a stretcher. the aerials show a usually bustling street brought to a total standstill. tourists, commuters, stopped by police barricades on all sides, >> next thing you know, six to eight officers from behind me were screaming, get down, get down, put the weapon down. >> let's get back live to gio ben ne tez in new york tonight. and gio, we're learning more about the suspect's record? >> reporter: that's right, david. we know that he's been arrested at least a dozen times, but no doubt, this is just the start of this investigation, david. >> all right, gio benitez leading us off with the breaking news in midtown manhattan. that suspect, taken down by police. to the other breaking headline late today, growing
tonight, we have now learned samsung is giving in. there is now officially a recall. nearly 100 reports of galaxy note 7s overheating. some even catching fire. authorities say the problem has been traced to its battery. so, what now, if you have one of those phones? and the concern for everyone else, if those phones are brought on planes or the subway, if people ignore the recall? here's abc's david kerley tonight. >> reporter: tonight, after nearly 100 exploding or burning phones in the u.s. alone -- >> it sounded like it burst and then, there was smoke everywhere. >> reporter: -- samsung, which for two weeks tried to handle the problem on its own, made a deal with the u.s. government. >> today, we are announcing the official recall. >> reporter: nearly a million phones in the u.s. are affected, after 92 reports of overheating, 26 people burned, 55 pieces of property damaged, including cars and a garage. as part of the official recall, samsung has now agreed to offer
only an exchange. only 130,000 of the note 7s in the u.s. have been exchanged, which means there are more than 800,000 still in circulation. and tonight, the federal government, worried about dangerous lithium ion batteries on aircraft, says the only way one can be taken aboard is if it is shut off, disconnected from a charger. but airlines could decide to ban them entirely, and subway systems are warning against them, too. samsung says it was only the note 7 with a defective battery, phones overheating, smoking and burning will now be investigated, too. but the company was adamant that the batteries are only in the note 7. >> we'll see. i hope they're right, but we'll see. >> reporter: the south korean company apologized in major newspapers earlier this week in south korea.
i feel like we are in a strong position going into these last weeks. what matters is who registers to vote and who is motivated and mobilized to turn out to vote. >> reporter: she never mentioned donald trump by name. she didn't have to. >> my opponent keeps runni down, saying we're weak, a disaster, an embarrassment. >> reporter: but she admits, campaigning is not her strength. >> when it comes to public service, i'm better athe service part than the public part. now, i confess, i'll never be the showman my opponent is. and that's okay with me. >> cecilia vega with us tonight from greensboro, north carolina, important first debate, the t crucial debate just 11 days now.
the polls. i gather she spent some time in her downtime preparing for that debate? >> reporter: she did. she's honing that message for the debate, david, and her aides say that she is not looking to go into that debate ready to provoke donald trump, she wants the rest of this campaign to be less about him, less about fighting. david? >> all right, cecilia vega, we'll see. 11 days from now. hillary clinton saying in her words today, as you heard donald trump, taking aim at trump's appearance on "dr. oz." so, what did we learn from trump today in that tv moment? and trump with words tonight about that flint, michigan, pastor who stopped him in the middle of an attack on hillary clinton. here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: today, we're learning new details about donald trump's health, something he turned into a made for tv moment. trump's campaign releasing a
of his latest physical. dr. harold bornstein, who once described trump's health as "astonishingly excellent," leaving out the superlatives this time, describing trump's health as, quote, "normal." but according to lab results trump is overweight. >> do your doctors or family ever give you a hard time about your weight? >> yeah, i think i could lose a little weight. i've always been a little bit this way, you know? i've sort of always been that. >> reporter: h >> well, it's a lot of work. you know, when i'm speaking in front of 15,000, 20,000 people, i'm up there, using a lot of motion. a lot of times, these rooms are very hot, like saunas, and i guess that's a form of exercise. >> reporter: and trump says when doesn't feel 7 that's 35 years old. no, i mean -- i feel the same. i feel the same. you know, tom brady is a friend of mine, we play golf. and i'm with him, i feel the
it's crazy. talk show checkup, a stark contrast to his reception at a church in flint, michigan. the candidate putolit time-out by reveren faith timmons-green as he >> everything she tddn' >> mr. trump, i inv her to thank us for what we've done in flint, not give a political speech. >> okay. thoingk ond3 flint, okay >> reporter: today, trump lashing out at the reverend. >> she was so nerv she was like a nervous mess. >> reporter: the republican tap ?was when she got up to introduce me, she was so nervous, she was shaking. i said, "wow, this is sotf and then, she came up. so, she had that min there's no question about it. >> reporter: on facebook, "had he stuck to what his camp claimed he came to do, we would not have had a problem." tonight, clinton sounding off.
is not a nervous mess, she is a rock for her community in trying times. >> reporter: and tonight, another trump under fire. the candidate's son, don jr., facing criticism for this attack on the media. >> they've let her slide on every indiscrepancy, on every lie, on every dnc game trying to get bernie sanders out of this thing. if republicans were doing that, they'd be warming up the gas chamber right now. >> and tom llamas live tonight from outside trump tower those comments right there making headlines, tom? >> reporter: david, the anti-defamation league tweeting to donald trump jr., writing, we hope you understand the sensitivity and hurt of holocaust jokes. tonight, the trun talking about the holocaust, he was clearly referring to capit >> tom llamas wn tom, thanks, as always. and one more headline in the race frpre pressure of his own on ad trump to release s.
answering, he released his taxes, adding, he thinks trump but speaker ryan did say, he knows trump is being audited. ryan saying the timing of any release is up to trump. next, to that desperate call for help from a woman being held captive. she had managed to untie herself, and then call 911 as her captor slept beside her. when police finally arrived, they arrested her abductor, but they also found the bodies of two other women. they say he then led them to a and tonight, police are now investigating whether they have a serial killer on their hands. abc's mara schiavocampo with the chilling call for lp. >> reporter: tonight, a cry for help -- i'uc >> a >> yeah, but i kind of >> reporter: an ohio woman calling 911, saying she's been kidnapped by this m 40-year-old shawn grate, a possible serial killer. and was trapped in an abandoned home, whispering so she wouldn't
same room, sleeping. >> does he have a weapon? >> he's got a taser. >> reporter: too terrified to make a move until officers arrive. >> if you think you can get out, you needget >> not unless they were right here. he would hear me, catch me and he's strong. >> reporter: when officers arrive, they rescue the woma >> where is he? >> that's him sleeping. >> hl sl >> reporter: police discovered one identified as 43-year-ol stacey stanley. >> this guy that did this to her, and to these other women -- he's a monster. >> reporter: grate was taken into custody and officials say he later led them to a third boy beurne now, grate is charged with kidnapping and murder. officials say that more charges infds be added as the - david? >> thank you, ma coohio tonight, police responda reported armed ro confronting three teens, on
looked like a gun. an officer firing his own wea anm. the boy was 13, and his weapon, according to the police chief now, turned out to be a bb gun. abc's alex perez is in columb >> reporter: tonigh in columbus, ohio, gro questions surrounding the police shooting death of 13-year-old yre it all started with a 911 call for an aredy. >> this man just had a gun on this white dude on the street. >> reporter: when officers respond, the suspects, inc the 13-year-old, police say, ey ryi which would be oak >> reporter: with police waistband. that's when officer bryan mason fired his weapon, killing him. >> oh, he's shooting him. oh, my god. >> reporter: afterwards, police discovering the weapon the teen was carrying was a bb gun like this, but with a laser sight. >> as you can see, it looks like a firearm that could kill you.
when an officer at this clevelk sh kil 12-year-old tamir rice, seconds after arriving on the scene. investigators later determined rice was carrying a realistic looking pelletgun. and david, back here in columbus the officer involved in the shooting has been plate le none of the officers that chased the 13-year-old boy down this alley were wearing body cameras. attorneys for the boy's family now calling for an independent >> alex pere us. thank you. tday. on "world news tonightcf1- the bus driver trying to pass drivers, aus y engaging wit anoer. rge also, the for cover when a team of bandits smashes its way thr mall store, making off with millions in ju and later tonight, we needed this tonig the outpouring from so many of
next tonight here, millions of dollars matter of seconds. masked men smashing their way through a store in a texas mall. employees taking cover. and authorities believe they have struck before. abc's phillip mena is in texas. >> reporter: it happens in an instant. the calm of this houston jewelry store currents to chaos, when thieves dressed in all black with hoodies rush the store, using hammers to shatter the glass cases filled with expensive jewelry. in broad daylight, the four
and swiping, bagging millions worth of diamonds and precious jewelry in just 40 seconds. the employee on the right can only duck, covering his head as glass flies. lily morris was shopping nearby. >> there's glass literally all over the ground. and i see some employees standing outside who looked very shaken up. >> reporter: tonight, those criminals still on the loose. >> i think they've been in there before, i think they had a plan. they were in and o exactly what they were doing and where they were going. >> reporter: authorities suspect these thieves are part of a ring that have pulled off similar smash and grab jobs. david, the thieves had a getaway car waiting for them. at least one employee was cut by flying glass, but thankfully, nothing more serious. david? >> phillip mena, thank you. and when we come back here, the biggest clue yet coming in now after that doomed passenger jet.
rage incident. another driver capturing the moment on dash cam video. a new jersey school bus driver trying to pull around a fedex tractor trailer. the truck driver then forcing the bus to swerve into oncoming traffic. authorities say the two drivers had been taunting one another. there reportedly were no children on the bus. fedex is also investigating tonight. a major new clue in the mystery of malaysia airlines flight 370 tonig australian officials say this large piece of metal found in tanzania in june is part of the wing flap from that doomed plane. a date stamped on the part linked it to the manufacturing date of that particular boeing 777. mh-370 vanished in march of 2013 with 9 people onboard. america strong tonight. an update about a special ice pop vendor we reported on monday night here. 89-year-old fidencio sanchez delivers frozen treats to
generations now, inspiring a customer to set up a go fund me drive with a goal of $3,000. tonight, the total raised for sanchez and his family, his grandchildren -- more than $360,000 coming in from 16,000 donations. many of our viewers at home. when we come back tonight, america strong, again. the quarterback named homecoming king, and his best pass yet.
candidates for homecoming king. >> go! >> reporter: max akin is the star quarterback for the high school team, the panthers. k.l. norwood is the popular team manager. he can't play, he has cerebral palsy. homecoming day arrives and the panthers win it, 40-12. but when the time comes to crown the homecoming king? the crown goes to the quarterback, but the new king abdicates. crowning k.l. instead. >> that is so cute! >> it was absolutely, absolu terrific. >> i think it should have gone to the person who positively uplifts the school and everybody around him the most, and that person's k.l. for sure. >> reporter: it takes a great quarterback to know when to pass. and a receiver to bring it home.
she found bruises on her 2-year- old son and claimed she happened at his new daycare. >> for weeks she has been looking for help and can't seem to get anywhere. denver7's sally mamdooh spoke to that mom. >> she is certain someone that the daycare left bruises on his body because his behavior from terrified to happy changed once she switched hhm to a different daycare. working mother ashley carmen was happy to see already 2-year- old son jace elated to go creative learning academy. >> he was super excited about it, loved it, wanted to go, didn't want to leave. >> reporter: but a week later that all changed. >> he would kick and scream and say mommy, i'll stay in the car while you go to work screaming. >> reporter: at first ashley couldn't understand her son's behavior until she gave him a bath and found bruises on both of his arms. >> they were like the mark of a