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a patient dumped outside by hospital staff in baltimore. the viral video that has people outraged - and the response from the hospital. the death toll in the california mudslide disatser rising.. as we get a new view of the devastation. people buried under feet of mud in just seconds. new overnight - why emergency cell pone alerts were never sent. and the same system bringing that rain to california, now heading east. the snow on the way today in the midwest.. and the rain right
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time tomorrow. good morning washington. toss to eileen - 50s today, 60s tomorrow, 30s this weekend - showers arrive this evening; rain for the friday 30s this weekend - showers arrive this evening; rain for the friday am commute - midnight high saturday with tumbling temperatures - windy & colder saturday - back to unseasonably cold through next week today: mostly cloudy and milder. pm showers. highs: 50-55 winds: se 5 mph tonight: cloudy and mild. scattered showers. highs: 52-58 winds: sse 5-10 mph friday: cloudy and warm. rain likely. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5-10 mph 5:xx and we're following breaking news in southeast washington..
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washington.. where a man was shot and killed overnight. the victim was found near 24th and skyland place around 11:30 last night. still very few details about what happened but we know police are investigating this as a homicide. and also breaking now.. a search for a two-year-old boy in the district. he was last seen tuesday with his father, sherrod twitty in the 24-hundred block of alabama avenue, southeast. police say the boy isn't in immediate danger, but they note the father does not have custody of him. call police immediately if you see them. shocking new video out of baltimore this morning - a patient - confused and clearly in need of help - left outside in the cold by hospital staff. a man nearby saw the woman and started recording as he tried to help.. even confronting the hospital workers. ryan hughes is live in baltimore with what happened next.
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missouri governor eric greitens --
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eric greitens -- admitting that he had an extra-marital affair. the republican admitting to cheating with his former hairdresser. but he denies allegations that he blackmailed the woman to keep her quiet. the woman's ex-husband claims greitens took nude photos of her and
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spoke about the affair. the report came just hours after grietens state of the state address. right now rescue operations continuing in california after those massive mudslides devastated southern areas of the state this week. today we're learning santa barbara county officials chose not to send an emergency cell phone alert to residents' warning about the mudslides until after the destruction had begun. it's not clear how many got that alert but when they did it would of been too late. the death toll from the mudslides today stands at 17. dozens more are missing. at least 400-building were damaged or destroyed. right now - branch avenue is back open after a deadly crash in prince george's county. this is in temple hills -- just before saint barnabas road. we're told a man was killed when he pulled out to cross branch avenue - and was hit by an oncoming car. george washington middle school in alexandria - will be closed again today. the school has been shut down since tuesday... when a pipe inside burst. contractors fixed the pipe and water line... but there's still no water or
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there's some relief on the horizon for drivers... who find themselves frustrated --- at the end of those i-95 express lanes. governor terry mcauliffe -- announcing that those lanes will extend ten more miles -- from fredericksburg to route 17. construction won't begin until 20-19 though -- and the lanes won't start seeing traffic until 20-22. once they're complete, express lanes will total 50 miles from fredericksburg... all the way north to the pentagon. that announcement -- one of the governor's final acts before leaving office. and last night he delivered his final state of the commonwealth address as governor. mcauliffe touted his accomplishments in the past four years... but also discussed his most difficult moment. with the governor's wife were the wives of two state troopers who died in a helicopter crash that day. as well as the mother and stepfather of heather heyer, who
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killed by a car during a counter-protest. mcauliffe's successor -- ralph northam -- will be sworn in on saturday. northern virginia bureau chief tim barber will have full coverage of northam's inauguration -- right here on abc-7 news and at wjla-dot-com. coming up: w'ere following breaking news in the middle east - the earthquake rocking the region overnight. plus- a second chance at life! the dogs rescued from the freezing cold - and how you can give them a new home. eileen live tease at 5:xx time for a check on the forecast. - 50s today, 60s tomorrow, 30s this weeken
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but the living room's pretty blank. we did a lot of research online. we just need to have a designer put it all together. mmm hmm. so, it's really nice when clients come in and have... done some of their own research. what do you think about these chairs and that table? working with a bassett designer was really easy. us being young professionals, we're so busy... there's no way we could've designed it ourselves. no. we love it!
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am commute - midnight high saturday with tumbling temperatures - windy & colder saturday - back to unseasonably cold through next week today: mostly cloudy and milder. pm showers. highs: 50-55 winds: se 5 mph tonight: cloudy and mild. scattered showers. highs: 52-58 winds: sse 5-10 mph friday: cloudy and warm. rain likely. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5-10 mph
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os anyway? uh. what's so great about a 100% fiber-optic network that makes your gaming system actually work awesomely? hey. did you take out the trash? haha, garbage boy! dad, i already took out ben. it's not funny. gaming is best on a 100% fiber-optic network. so get fios. now, just $79.99 per month with a 2-year price guarantee with a 2-year agreement.
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the iran-iraq border. eight quakes -- all struck within an hour of each other. seven of those quakes registered at least a five magnitude. there are no immeidate reports of injuries or damage. these are believed to be aftershocks of november's quake that killed more than 500 people. an update on that mess in fort washington -- a broken water main over the weekend -- flooded basements with water, mud, and sewage. crews are now working to clear debris and strip walls. w-s-s-c says they'll compensate the owners of the eight affected homes. but as people get their first look at the damage... there are things like family heirlooms and photo albums -- that can't be replaced. wike and her family salvaged a few items... but nearly
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lost. w-s-s-c says crews have dealt with more than 400 water main breaks in the past month. new video out of northwest dc -- two guys caught on camera, busting up a jewelry store along f street. you can see them hurling rocks, and crawling in through smashed-out doors. that's when they start breaking display cases and loading up. but -- there's a catch, here... does this look familiar? we found out this was the exact same store that was hit less than a month ago! we've put the two videos from dc police side-by-side for you. look at this! the guy in that december incident though, 56-year-old david ashton -- he has been caught. today, d-c mayor muriel bowser will attend a topping off ceremony for a new entertainment and sports complex. the venue is being built at the st. elizabeth's east campus in southeast. it will eventually be the new home of the washington mystics and a practice
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it will also host concerts, conventions and other entertainment events. construction is slated to finish in september. today - target is looking for new team members. the company is hiring 35 employees for it's new small-format store opening in march in falls church. a job fair will be held starting at nine this morning at "the lincoln at tinner hill". that's the same development where the store will be. dozens of dogs from central virginia now have a second chance thanks to one rescue group in our area. meet the newest guests at the "homeward trails animal rescue" these four puppies and seven dogs arrived from "rockbridge county" where a hoarder had them tied up in the freezing cold. members at the rescue are now feeding the pups and working on making them a little more social. they'll soon be vaccinated,treated and looking for a forever home. the hoarder had more than 60 dogs. for more
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information on how you can adopt the dogs... download the abc 7 news app. time now for weather weather - 50s today, 60s tomorrow, 30s this weekend - showers arrive this evening; rain for the friday am commute - midnight high saturday with tumbling temperatures - windy & colder saturday - back to unseasonably cold through next week today: mostly cloudy and milder. pm showers. highs: 50-55 winds: se 5 mph tonight: cloudy and mild. scattered showers. highs: 52-58 winds: sse 5-10 mph friday: cloudy and warm. rain likely. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5-10 mph
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and maggie rulli have the details in this morning's techbytes.
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good morning washington. toss to eileen
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but the living room's pretty blank. we did a lot of research online. we just need to have a designer put it all together. mmm hmm. so, it's really nice when clients come in and have... done some of their own research. what do you think about these chairs and that table? working with a bassett designer was really easy. us being young professionals, we're so busy... there's no way we could've designed it ourselves. no. we love it!
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washington. toss to eileen - 50s today, 60s tomorrow, 30s this weekend - showers arrive this evening; rain for the friday am commute - midnight high saturday with tumbling temperatures - windy & colder saturday - back to unseasonably cold through next week today: mostly cloudy and milder. pm showers. highs: 50-55 winds: se 5 mph tonight: cloudy and mild. scattered showers. highs: 52-58 winds: sse 5-10 mph friday: cloudy and warm. rain likely.
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breaking right now.. a search for a two-year-old boy in
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emir sheffield was reported missing overnight. he was last seen tuesday with his father, sherrod twitty in the 24-hundred block of alabama avenue, southeast. police say the father does not have custody, but they add they don't believe the boy is in immediate danger. shocking new video out of baltimore this morning - a patient - confused and clearly in need of help - dumped outside in the cold by hospital staff. a man nearby saw the woman and started recording
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workers. ryan hughes is live in baltimore with what happened next. new developments this morning in the d-c mansion murders.
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the gruesome killings is now back on the market. this is where the savapoulos mansion used to stand. someone bought the home and tore it down, intending to rebuild. but they never did... now the property is back on the market -- with one big change. while the address used to be on woodland drive -- the property is now listed as being on "32nd street" northwest. new details this morning after a young girl in sterling is +attacked on her way home from school. the crime happened last wednesday near wrightwood place. today the person responsible is still on the loose. police released this video and sketch of a suspect. as for neighbors --- the crime has them on alert. anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call loundoun county sheriff's office. shocking new details this morning about a teen who confessed to a brutal murder -- tied to the ms-13 gang. venus iraheta admitted to stabbing 15-year-old damaris rivas... at
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last february. and now, chilling video of a police interrogation -- is shedding new light on that crime... and what iraheta said moments before the attack. according to court documents -- a group lured the victim to the park... because they believed she helped set up the murder of iraheta's boyfriend. iraheta faces up to life in prison. today a town hall will be held at howard university to adress the damage to buildings on campus following the recent cold weather. the start of the spring semester for undergrad and graduate students was pushed back until next tuesday due to ruptured pipes and heating issues.
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diaster an urgent search for life - as hundreds wait for rescue! the desperate situation playing out in california - as rivers of mud destroy homes. plus - the time to book for spring break... is now. seven is on your side with where to find the best airfares-- how long the cheap seats will last... and the catches. eileen live wx ctr but first here's your traffic watch on the go..
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- midnight high saturday with tumbling temperatures - windy & colder saturday - back to unseasonably cold through next week today: mostly cloudy and milder. pm showers. highs: 50-55 winds: se 5 mph tonight: cloudy and mild. scattered showers. highs: 52-58 winds: sse 5-10 mph friday: cloudy and warm. rain likely. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5-10 mph
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suz live johnny live
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before we start, i just want to say if anyone still doesn't have fios, please stay out of the way so your lag doesn't get us all killed, ben. what's so good about fios anyway? uh. what's so great about a 100% fiber-optic network that makes your gaming system actually work awesomely? hey. did you take out the trash? haha, garbage boy! dad, i already took out ben. it's not funny. gaming is best on a 100% fiber-optic network. so get fios. now, just $79.99 per month with a 2-year price guarantee with a 2-year agreement.
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mud and debris feet deep, looking for more than a dozen
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at least 17 people are confirmed dead in the mudslides. family and friends are joining in the search for loved ones. one man was out all day looking for his mother. his sister and father-in-law managed to escape.. officials say most people didn't listen to evacuation orders. more than 100 houses are destroyed -- another 300 damaged. this comes just weeks after wildfires burned vegetation that might have prevented the mudslide. that same storm system is now moving across the u-s -- this is a live look at the stormwatch seven radar. winter weather alerts are in effect right now from new mexico to wisconsin for up to a foot of snow. by late tonight it'll be drenching rain here, and it could impact your commute tomorrow morning. we'll have much more from eileen coming up in abo
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developing n0w - a pre-dawn immigration crackdown across the country. the target: seven eleven stores! at least 100 of them.. swarmed by federal agents this time yesterday morning - including several in maryland and d-c. john gonzalez is live in landover with more a bi-partisan senate group says they are close to closing in a bi-partisan senate group says they are close to closing in
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could have an agreement before the january 19th spending deadline. but president trump insists that they must agree to fund the wall he wants along the mexican border or he will no
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senator tim kaine joins us to discuss immigration, the budget, and other hot issues when he joins us live from capitol hill. that's at 7-10 on newschannel eight. meanwhile - president trump declined to commit to an interview with special counsel robert mueller in the russia investigation. trump claims his testimony is not neccessary and called the probe the single greatest which hunt in american history. this coming months after the president previously said he would be willing to meet with investigators. and now he says republicans should take control of the probe. new details about that white house ban on personal cell phones. according to a memo from chief of staff, john kelly -- those new rules will take effect next week. and it turns out -- it's not just cell phones. the ban covers "all portable electronic devices" -- including laptops.. smartwatches.. even fitbits. lockers have been installed in lobbies of the white house -- and staff members are being told to leave their devices there, in their car - or at home.
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it's an infamous traffic spot here in our area. we've all been stuck there - that bottleneck at the end of the i-95 express lanes in virginia.. well this morning - some relief on the horizon for drivers. suzanne kennedy is live in mobiletrak seven with the announcement from virginia's governor. that announcement -- one of the governor's final acts before leaving
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last night he also delivered his final state of the commonwealth address as governor... and touted his other transportation accomplishments. mcauliffe boasted of new toll lanes that will extend to haymarket.. but as we've been reporting.. the tolls already in place on i-66 inside the beltway have angered many drivers and even some of his fellow democrats, with prices once soaring above 40 dollars! mcauliffe's successor -- ralph northam -- will be sworn in on saturday. northern virginia bureau chief tim barber will have full coverage of northam's inauguration -- right here on abc-7 news and at wjla-dot-com. it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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30s this weekend - showers arrive this evening; rain for the friday am commute - midnight high saturday with tumbling temperatures - windy & colder saturday - back to unseasonably cold through next week today: mostly cloudy and milder. pm showers. highs: 50-55 winds: se 5 mph tonight: cloudy and mild. scattered showers. highs: 52-58 winds: sse 5-10 mph friday: cloudy and warm. rain likely. highs: 63-67 winds: s 5-10 mph
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out there, but as the cheapest seats
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will go up. consumer reporter john matarese shows us where and when you can find a reasonably-priced flight, so you don't waste your money. trending this morning out of
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rather than toss her christmas tree in the trash.. one
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return it! according to a now viral facebook post from an eye-witness.. the woman brought her dead tree to a costco in santa clarita.. demanding that she get her money back because it didnt' stay green for as long as expected. and .. costco obliged!.. giving her a full refund.
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curve in freezing temperatures half naked. the outrage online and what comes next for the hospital. allegations one governor admitted to minutes after high-profile speech. crimes, 3 thieves, and one case of deja vu. larry: the same exact store less than a month apart. weather and traffic first on this friday eve. eileen: hello. who is ready for 50's? 50's and a friday? double whammy. week. 65a warm up late tomorrow. we go from almost springtime temperatures back to winter by the weekend. our average is 43. this morning, temperatures are

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