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how he answers. the case. a horrific machete attack at an american restaurant. and life-threatening cold on the way. temperatures in some places not seen in almost 100 years. diane sawyer is here tonight. and 17 years after columbine, one of the mothers of the shooters. breaking her silence on the signs missed. >> could you have prevented what happened to columbine? and tim tebow is here tonight. hard to imagine he would have had trouble at the prom. tonight, how he's helping thousands. good evening. great to have you with us on a very busy friday night. we begin with breaking developments in the race for the white house. donald trump's threat late today.
known for rough and tumble presidential politics. donald trump saying he may sue ted cruz himself because cruz was born in canada. the next showdown is 24 hours away. jonathan karl leading us off. >> reporter: for a moment, it looked like we'd be seeing a kinder, gentler donald trump. >> i won't use foul language. i'm just not going to do it. >> reporter: trump is now taking his feud with ted cruz to a new level, tweeting this threat. "if ted cruz doesn't clean up his act, stop cheating, and standing to sue him for not being a natural born citizen." cruz is pummeling trump with ads in south carolina featuring this sell her home. >> vera coking's home was all she had left, but it stood in donald trump's way. >> reporter: what the ad doesn't mention -- the woman did not end up losing her house. >> there's more than a little irony in donald accusing anyone of being nasty. >> reporter: cruz and trump's other rivals are now criticizing
this. >> i would bomb the [ bleep ] out of them. i was going to say they're full of [ bleep ], but i won't say that. she got [ bleep ], she lost. she said he's a [ bleep ]. that's terrible, terrible. >> is anybody here worried about the front-running candidate shouting out obscenities in front of children? [ applause ] this is like -- what is going on? >> reporter: jeb bush sounding off today during a forum at south carolina's most conservative christian university. there's a reason you're going to see four presidential candidates here talking to these christian conservatives at bob jones university. in the primary here in south carolina, two-thirds of the voters here are expected to be evangelicals. we talked to folks on campus and found them concerned about trump's foul mouth. what about when you hear him swear? >> when he cusses or does dirty things that he does, it just doesn't really look christian. >> reporter: but today, here's something else for evangelicals to consider. this actress in this cruz ad hitting marco rubio? >> maybe you should vote for more than just a pretty face
she's a porn star. cruz dropped the ad when he found out. >> and jon joins us from south carolina. another big debate tomorrow night. donald trump said he would stop swearing, tone it down, but tonight threatening to sue. >> reporter: that gives you a sense of what i expect to be an all-out brawl tomorrow night. the stakes are especially high for ted cruz. this is a state with a lot of the evangelical voters. he has to prove he's not just a one-hit wonder that can only win in iowa. >> jon, thank you. meantime, on the democratic side, a fierce battle as well. in particular, african-american voters, who will have a major voice in deciding which of the two candidates gets the nomination. after the smiles last night, then the fireworks. senator sanders, asked by the moderators if he could be standing in the way of history in this country. the possibility of the first woman president. mary bruce in south carolina
>> reporter: tonight, hillary clinton's new ad invokes the horrific church shooting in charleston, south carolina, using the husband of a victim. reverend anthony thompson. his wife myra singleton thompson was killed that day. >> hillary is really committed to making sure that the guns don't get into the wrong hands. >> reporter: bernie sanders is channeling the pain of another african-american family. >> i was able to see my dad die on national tv. >> reporter: erica, whose father, eric garner, was killed by police. >> we need to believe in a leader like bernie sanders. >> reporter: both candidates african-american votes. at last night's debate, something else. sanders asked if he's standing in the way of the first woman president. >> senator, do you worry at all that you will be the instrument of thwarting history as senator clinton keeps claiming? >> i think from an historical point of view, somebody with my background, somebody with my views, i think a sanders victory
accomplishment as well. [ applause ] >> i'm not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm the most qualified, experienced and ready person to be the president and the commander-in-chief. [ applause ] and -- >> reporter: david, secretary clinton is convinced that embracing president obama is the right strategy. but bernie sanders said he would be a better president on race. and word from the national weather service that life-threatening cold is moving in for 65 million americans. from the plains to the carolinas, sub-zero temperatures expected to shatter records. here's linsey davis. >> reporter: tonight, the lake effect snow machine in full some areas in western new york getting more than three feet of
buffalo. >> reporter: it's been a relatively mild winter so far by buffalo standards, but that is about to change. a dangerously cold arctic air mass is moving in tonight. meaning by tomorrow morning we could set a 100-year-old record. >> reporter: from the midwest all the way to north carolina, the national weather service is warning conditions will result in frostbite and lead to hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken. >> i think it's a very serious situation. >> reporter: the cold already causing damage. a burst pipe in scranton, pennsylvania, turning these homes into ice castles. in some places, it could feel like 40 below zero this weekend. and at temperatures like that, frostbite can set in in just minutes. david? >> stay indoors if you can. linsey davis, thanks to you. let's get right to rob marciano in new york tonight. some temperatures not seen in 100 years? >> reporter: yes, we've had a couple of shots of cold air this season.
property. record-setting stuff. huge trough in the east. arctic air will be coming down, the peak of it will be sunday morning. these are actual low temperatures. 1 in new york. minus 6 in boston. those two will be records. and look at the windchills, minus 21 in new york. minus 30, boston. minus 36 in albany. frostbite setting in just a matter of minutes in that case. what we don't need is a storm coming, that's what we'll get on monday and tuesday. it will start as snow in the big cities, but will change over to rain in the west. but first, we need to get through the cold of the weekend. >> rob, thank you. in the meantime, breaking developments after a terrifying machete attack in ohio. law enforcement saying he was known to the fbi. that man, tearing through the restaurant, then leading police on a high-speed chase. alex perez with the 911 calls tonight. >> somebody pulled out a machete and started stabbing people.
investigators trying to figure out what triggered an attack in columbus, ohio. >> how many people hurt? >> one seriously, we need an ambulance very badly. >> reporter: beginning about 6:00 p.m. thursday night, at nazareth restaurant. police say the attacker, storming in with a machete in hand. >> i was on the ground, and i just thought to myself, at any moment i'll get a knife in my back. >> reporter: she said the attacker remained silent and went table to table. hacking at customers. many defending themselves with chairs. >> there was blood everywhere. >> reporter: authorities say he took off in a car, eventually tracking him down and shooting him dead. >> lone individual, machete, going into a public place. those are the things that give us concern. >> reporter: the attack leaving four people injured, including one critically. the fbi now working with investigators here trying to
law enforcement says he was known to the fbi, but was not under a full-scale investigation. >> alex, thank you. an alarming development, as we continue to report on the zika outbreak. tonight, new fears of a possible link to miscarriage. two american women suffering miscarriages when returning home. and tonight, new word of a new test you can take to check for the zika virus. here's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: tonight, a new concern in the fight against zika. the cdc confirming two pregnant american women, traveling abroad, contracted the virus, then miscarried when they returned home. >> our goal really is to protect pregnant women. that's the key priority right now. >> reporter: researchers already seeing a strong link between zika and birth defects of the brain. now the cdc is looking at whether zika causes miscarriage. samantha mejia was pregnant when she visited her husband's family
>> the biggest thing was knowing that i was pregnant and hearing all the different studies come out. >> reporter: when samantha came home, she tested positive for zika. she miscarried at nine weeks. the placenta also testing positive for zika. >> and his sister is pregnant right now, so we're very concerned for her and her baby. >> reporter: david, this latest finding from the cdc highlighting just how little we really know about the zika virus. researchers say they're learning more every day. david? >> eva, thank you. let's get right to dr. besser. who spent years at the cdc. there's no confirmed connection yet to the miscarriages, right? >> it's not proven, but it is suggestive. and it's likely, if zika can cause severe birth defects, it can cause other problems. >> and there's news of a possible new test? >> yes, 80% of infections have no symptoms.
pregnant women and identify those who are truly infected, and should be here by mosquito season. >> thank you, dr. besser. and now to a deadly school shooting in glendale, arizona, involving two teenagers. the school on lockdown. a huge group of worried parents there gathering outside independence high school. waiting to take their children home. students in shock. the girls were found dead, and a gun was recovered by their bodies. both were 15 years old. it's unclear who fired or what the motive or plan was. police are now suggesting no one else was involved in the shootings. the aerial pictures of the parents and students evacuating have become all too familiar in this country. it's hard to believe it was 17 years ago, our nation watched the horror unfold in columbine high school. the student ecaping from the
students fleeing with their hand hands in the air. and the yearbook photos of the two gunmen. on the right there, dylan klebold. tonight, for the first time, klebold's mother is breaking her silence. here's diane sawyer with her exclusive. >> the police were there and the helicopters were going over. and i remember thinking, if this is true, if dylan is really hurting people, somehow, he has to be stopped. and that -- at that moment, i prayed that he would die. that god, stop this, just make it stop. don't let him hurt anybody. >> reporter: and so her quest begins. she says, she goes back over every year of her life with a magnifying glass. looking for the path of her son's descent and the clues that she missed. >> sometimes he would seem -- you know, distant or quiet. and i remember asking him, are you okay? are you sure you're okay? you seem so tired. and he'd stand up and say, i've got a lot of homework. i just, i need to go to bed.
and that's the difference. if it were me today, i would dig and dig and dig. i felt that i was a good mom. that he would, he could talk to me about anything. part of the shock of this was the -- was that learning that what i believed and how i lived and how i parented was an invention in my own mind. that it was a completely different world that he was living in. >> reporter: she says not a day goes by she doesn't think of the victims and their families. >> i just remember sitting there and reading about them. all these kids and the teacher. and i keep thinking -- constantly thought how i would feel if it were the other way around and one of their children had shot mine. i would feel exactly the way they did. i know i would. i know i would. >> and diane is with us now. 17 years have gone by.
>> she says it took a long time to stare the truth in the face. to go back over her life, look at every part of it. she's been on a quest to understand how she missed what she missed. what she failed to grasp, what she should have done differently. and she's been talking to experts to try to find something useful for another parent. which is why we're doing this hour tonight. hoping to prevent it from happening again. >> a special edition of "20/20," a diane sawyer exclusive. silence broken, a mother's reckoning, tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern right here. diane, thanks. up next, consumer investigation, a warning about something that could be in your garage right now. our cameras undercover at some discount stores. finding a product sold at bargain prices, but could it be doing harm to your car? what to look for. also, the new headline involving the turf used by so
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a champion. years later, he's now rolling out the red carpet. >> i want to fight for these people moreso than play else in my life. that's what i want to do. can i get a hug? >> reporter: the tim tebow foundation sponsoring what's called the night to shine, prom night tonight for young people who otherwise wouldn't get the chance. 70,000 volunteers, 32,000 guests. 200 proms held in churches, 23 different faiths. 48 states, 7 countries. in florida, getting ready for the prom tonight. >> thank you for the flowers. >> reporter: just listen to colin. >> for him to come here to share all that with us -- i think he cares about us. >> reporter: in new york city, volunteers getting ready for tonight. >> i get so choked up even thinking about it. >> you're special and important. let's have so much fun tonight, okay? [ applause ] >> reporter: arm in arm. walking them in. ready for the dance.
a night to shine for thousands. young dancers given the night to shine. thank you for watching. i'm david muir. here on monday. good night.the nevada caucuses are right around the corner. tonight on kolo 8 news now... two candidates are headed to the silver state, to fight for your support. and, there are more drones than pilots in the air these days. those in the drone industry find the numbers encouraging, but it could be dangerous for pilots. plus, you may have never thought about buying your motor oil from the dollar store. when you see what we discovered... you
it. thanks for joining us. i'm noah bond. and i'm sarah johns. employees at the washoe county registrar of voters office say this past week they've seen a steady flow of people registering to vote. the reason? to participate in the nevada republican caucuses you must be registered to vote by tomorrow february 13th. the most assured way to do that, as the deadline loomed, was to go to the washoe county registrar of voters office. for the democratic caucuses you can register to vote at the event on february 20th. the registrar says the most common questions her office received this week concerned the caucuses. luane cutler/washoe co.registrar of voters: everybody is understanding the registration part of it, i bellieve. the only part of it that always presents some confusion is actually who runs the caucuses. a lot of folks think we do that, here in the registrars office, where it is actually done by the political parties themselves. we have set up links on our hot topics page for more information on the republican and democrat caucuses. the registrar of voters office on 9th street closed for
fresh off their debate last night... both presidential democratic candidates will be in nevada this weekend. senator bernie sanders will be in reno tomorrow. he's scheduled to speak at the "real solutions, for real people" summit at the jot travis building at the university of nevada. ### hillary clinton will be in the silver state-- tomorrow, through monday. she has an event down south in henderson on saturday. her campaign has not yet released details on the rest of her time in nevada, or if she'll make it up to northern nevada. ### you can stay up to date with all the campaign information-- with the "kolo 8 news now" mobile app. you can download it free, for both apple and android. ### there may be a few clouds, but other than that... a warm weekend in the truckee-meadows. chief meteorologist jeff thompson is here with a check of your forecast. jeff... high pressure will keep the