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this morning on "world news now", the great big dig. >> the historic swfall totals throughout much of the east as cities shut down by the blizzard, they start to show signs of life and how travel acroro the country is impacted with well over 10,000 flights cancelled. we are live with the very latest. >> one week away to the iowa caucuses and the candidates turn up the heat on the campaign trail. huge crowds coming out for sanders and trump. and what the gop front-runner may have said about a turbin-wearing prester. >> a cry of innocence everyone steve avery, the focus of the making a murderer series, speaking out from inside priso claiming that the real murderer may still be on the loose. what the lawyers on both sides
and snowed out rather than staying shut in from the storm, yeah, plenty of folks braves an the blizzard and had themselves a ball of a time, including a pair of pandas. see them?? they were all snowed in, too. is it better for them? you decide on this monday, january 25th. ;> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." so you survived. >> so quote destiny's child, i'm a survivor. yes. and i got to admit tt i was a little bit scared at one point when i ran out of food and ran out of alcohol. you know, and then ran down the street and there was nothing open. >> i told you, you know, i e-mailed you on friday night saying you shoulul take this seriously. you thought delivery would happen 24 hours in new york. >> it's always there for you. >> they shut down the city including transportation including the pizza guy. >> i didn't anticipate that.
of 2016. deal. government offices of course, and many public schools and well in d.c. willtill be closed snowstorm. up t road in baltimore, a snow emergency actually still in effect. with only half the streets cleared so far, the clean-up in the region is expected to take days. >> and it will take awhile to get the nation's air travel system back up to speed because so many airlines use east coast airlines as hubs. nearly 1200 are already crossed off for too today. the jersey shore, man it wasn't the snow but also the flooding. we're talking high tides, strong winds. they brought extra water ashore. chunks of ice. you could see them floating down residential streets. some of the residents had to be helped out of their homes and many furnishings complete loss for these folks. >> that's got to make it even worse wn you have the snow pitch mixed with all of the flooding.
getting back to normal after the second biggest snowfall in history. >> major streets are cleared but all that snow is piled high around. >> yeah, let's get a live update from abc's ray raimundi. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you, kendis andreena. yeah, listen, the main focus for city officials here is to make sure that all the roadways particularly the streets, transportation, schools, are all fully operational. just in time for the morning commute which is literally just hours away. millions of americans digging out from all that snow. a bird's eye view from this drone flying high abovovov baltimore providing a snapshot of the monstrosity ofnowy literally crippled the mid-atlantic and major northeast cities. western pennsylvania feeling the effects of the winter wallop as authorities scramble to reopen a section of the pennsylvania
hundreds o o vehicles were left stranded. new jersey also getting slammed. the major issue? flooding. chunks of can ice and feet of water lined the streets. as many homes we submerged underwater. tragedy also striking. after a mom and young son are killed b b carbon monoxide. >> and i try, i try, my nephew try, try. and the paramedic try,try. those people work so hard. >> reporter: in maryland a celebration after a couple was forced to make a special delivery of this healthy seven-pound baby named hanna inside of their home after they were buried inside. >> happy birthday. >> yeah. >> reporter: and in new york, a ghost tn as one of the city's busiest transportation hubs. penn station almost empty. cancellations seen all over the boards. >> i do not remember it e er looking this empty. i took a picture of it because i want to remember how empty it is. >> reporter: so the good news is, forecasters are expecting
the week here in the northeast particularly here in new york. the bad news, the melting of all the snow that may cause flooding and refreezing temperatures with overnight temperatures dropping. city schools here in new york will be open. as you mentioned befor many schools across the northeast still remain closed. kendis and reena, back to you. >> ray, it looks le the wall between east and west germany there behind you. it's pretty high bank. >> absolutely. >> you know, we know there's a bit of city to city controversy brewing overhe snow total amounts. tell us a little bit about that. >> yeah, absolutely. you know, it was first predicted that washington, l.c. our nation's capital and baltimore was going to be the bull's eye of the storm. but they actually wound up gegeing a little less snow than we got up here. new york broke records. it was the second snowiest snowstorm on record near in the city. we were .1 inch from breaking
it seems like the storm was fit and made for new york city as we got the brunt of this massive and epic blizzard of 2016. >> ray, leave it up to to you to tear down that wall, my friend. >> break it down. >>ou got that right, absolutely. >> ray raimundi. th us for the next couple of half hours on blizzard. thank you. well, new york's three parents by the way resumed operations on sunday. >> washington airports hope to do so today. here's david kerley. >> reporter: so mu snow to clear. plows and trucks working all day at an empty washington, d.c., airport. no planes, no passengers. a ghost town. >> please maintain control of yoyo personal belongings. >> reporter: some hopeful passengers in new york -- >> i just want to get out of here and go home. >> reporter: -- told they are going nowhere. >> i showed up at the airport today thinking that my flight was okay and the airport was closed. >> reporter: already more than 800 flights cancelled for tomorrow. bringing the storm total to about 12,000, as all that snow is moved. and it's not just out on the airfield. a lot is going on behind the
able to get to their positions in order for the airport to re-open. the closure of the major airports in the east has a ripple effect across the entire country -- delays and cancellations. and even overseas, some international flights can't get in. michael kurth is stranded in brussels. >> in total, it will come out toto be about 48 hours or more of travel. >> reporter: arak rail, running reduced service during the storm, is coming back. full servicet new york's penn station. >e got stranded and had to stay one more night. >> reporter: but a few flights starting to take off from northern airports. this one at new york's laguardia. david keey, abc news, washington. >> slowly but sure by getting back to business. let's see what the situation is for stranded travelers as well as those of us staying put. >> we get to accuweather's pauau williams who has the forecast. morning. >> anks. listen, i know everybody's
of the word snow. we're not expecting anymore snow but the snow we have will complicate matters because it's lting right now. there's so much of it, and we're expecting a tremendous amount of icing to occur because those puddles are going to freeze overthroughout the overnight period. tricky driving as a result of that. we're looking for the messiest of weather along the mississippi rafer valley region. cold weather just to the west of the rain and snow and stormmaker. snow upowards the great lakes. mixture of freezing rain and sleet throughout the ohio valley region showers in the deep south culminating in thunderstorms. >> breaking news overnight, severe turbulence on a flight from miami to milan has forced the plane to divert to canada. the seven people have been hurt and taken to a hospital. among thoho are three crew members at least four ambulances and a fire truck were dispatched
in st. john's in now foundland. american airlines spokesman said none of the injuries were life-threatening. the airline is working to get the other passengers back on their route to milan. one week from today are the iowa caucuses, the start of the presidential primary season. look at the latest poll showing donald trump now surging ahead of ted cruz there. fans keep flocking to his rallies b5t so do protesters on sunday. trump was talking about 9/11 and san bernardino when a protester raised a banner that said stop hate as the protester was led out, the crowd chanted usa. then rumph said this. >> he wasn't wearing one of those hats, was? >> he and he never will. it appeared to reporterses there that trump was referring to both the man's turbin as well as perhaps also to a different man wearing one of those trump's make america great hats. either way, it was totally red nieto meat to this crowd.
filling auditoriums in iowa at a packed rally last nights, the senator got hot. took off his jacket and threw it into the crowd. he joked that's all that's coming off. his fans roared. >> good stuff. so the super bowl 50 match-up is set. it will be the carolina panthers versus the denver broncos. cam muton led carolina to a 49-15 drubbing of the arizona cardinals. he threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more. one of those td passes was for 85 yarar. yes, meanwhile the carolina defense smothered the cardinals offense. by halftime the panthers led 24-7. this will be the team's second visit to the super bowl. and the afc championship game quarterbacks. but it will be peyton manning newton. the broncos defeated tom brady
brady's two-point conversion attempt was intercepted in the final minute of the game. earlier with a clans to tie the game, gostkowski missed the extra point. the first time had he missed a conversion after 523 attempts. >> oh. you know who else stole the show? peyton manning's son. absolutely adorable 4-year-old marshall joined him at the press conference there afterwards. isn't that incredible? he looks just like little mini me. >> totally riley curry moment. >> did he speak or. >> he just kind of lingered around. but he was the star attraction there. >> that's cool. >> dad's big moment. dad's hid together super bowl young man. >> coming up "the mix," the big blizzard and lighter moments from people making the most of the big storm. >> but first, some new images of the earthquaking that shook alaskaing this weekend. buildings swaying back and forth.
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the 7.1 quake struckb early sunday morning centered 160 miles southwest of anchorage. it's the large earth ghak decades to hit the region and triggered a gas leak causing four homes to catch fire. no one was hurt. 30 homes in ken nay why evacuated as a precaution. >> a manhunt under w foror three dangerous inmates who managed to escape a maximum security jail. they cut thrgh half inch steel bars and rappelled down the roof of a meshift rope at the jail in s sta ana. among the escapees a suspected gang member being heldd on murder charges. reward for capture has grown to $50,000. >> the true life television drama of another murderer sparking quite a bit of controvey. >> for the first time since the documentary making a murderer" the man at the skew of the case is speaking out. dan harris 0 traveled to
>> reporter: in a new letter to our abc station in milwaukee it, steven avery, the convicted quill killer a the heart of the new netflix documentary series "making a murderer"" writes the real killer is still out there. who is he stalking now? much of the letter is a response to an interview his ex-girlfriend gave to hlnn in which she turns on the man she once defended. >> what do you wanan people to know? >> the truth. >> which ? >> what a monster he is and he's not innocent. >> reporter: we the jury find the defendant guilty. >> avery was convicted in 2007 of kilng 25-year-old teresa haulbeck. the documentary raises questions whether he may have been framed by local law enforcement officials who he was suing at the time because they had put him in prison for 18 years for a rape he didn't commit. he was later exonerated by dna evidence. >> we're at the family salvage
>> i recently went to wisconsin to investigate the case. i met the former prosecutor who sent is avery to prison. ken who says he's being bombarded by online threats. >> just examples upon examples of what i would refer to as cyberbullying. >> reporter: i also met avery's former defense attorney dean strange whose emotional and eloquent defense of avery made him a digital age folk hero. >> all these years later, do you still believe members of the department framed stephen avery? >> i'm still left with real reasons to suspect that. >>. >> reporter: one of the local sheriff's deputies who stranan accuses of possibly planting evidence, lieutenant andrere cobourne, recently spoke out for the first time since the documentary. "you know all these allegations againstyself and our agency are totally false. be careful what you wish for. if stephen avery is ever freed,
>> announcer: "world news now" there's a very real danger that whiteout conditions can strike without warning. >> if you're on the road you need to be prepared. rob marciano explains. >> it can happen in an instant.t. you're driving in an unfamiliar area and suddenly you'reost or worse, stranded in the snow. it happened to four men in oregon. their gps sending them the wro way. >> we didn't know how long we were going to be there. >> the men hunkering down for 18 hours till help finally arrived. what happens if you do get stranded?
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get back in there. >> very nice. this is our blizzard edition of the mix". you know, there were some beautiful video over the weekend where we saw tian-tian from the national zoo just rolling around in the snow. whenever we see the pandas in a zoo, it's just beautiful. just awesome. well, yeah, then there's this guy who is also in maryland. and. >> that's not a real panda. >> it's a true panda. nice panda form. he decided he uld get dressed up in his panda suit and challenge tian-tian to his own like snow battle there. >> let me guess, more people watched this than tian-tian. >> yes. you know weddings still continue on in the middle of a blizzard. you u ink about the people who had plans and didn't cancel them ininuding this young couple that just got engag. they told their engagement photographer we're going to take our photos anyway in the middle
this couple, they're from baltimore and they took these photos in fort meade, maryland. >> very, very cool. >> an pd all the snow and wind. >> a lot of times you'll have peo@le who say we want the most ideal conditions for our engagement photos but they decided they'll go out and they weren't wearing a whole lot. i got to admit. >> they looked kind of cozyy bundled up. >> love warms. >> you love warms you. there you gogo >> love conquers can all. >> yeah. okay, so this is from washington, d.c. take a look. police car right there i ithe u street neighborhood and take a listen. do you recognize this. >>. do you want to build a snowman >>, or c/urse. >> do you like it? >> i love it. >> he was playing the sound track for "frozen." do you want to build a snowman. >> although his partner did not look too pleased this has been on rotation. >> it's being played over and
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this morning on "world news now," the toll of the storm. the deadly blizzard hitting the east from all sides, trapping residents, stranding drivers and even flooding out areas along the coast. we're going to have the latest forecast straight ahead. >> one week from the iowa caucuses. the latest poll has donald trump surging ahead of ted cruz while hillary clininn promises her own political movement and tina fey? she replies as her alter ego sarah palin on "saturday night live." >> new this half hour. crash for cash. >> the growing insurance fra scam that has crooks triggering accidents on purpose to cash in on insurance money. what you need to know. >> and the blizzard of 2016 seemed to bring everyone out into the snow, including
spent their snow day. that's ahead in "the skinny." it is monday, nuary 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." so we're talking about survivors. you survived. >> i did. we lost power saturday morning, total freak accident. a city bus hit our power lines nearby, like about a block away. so i never thought we would lose power. we've been telling, warning people what to do. >> yeah, exactly. >> you don't think that you would -- >> did you guys just panic and run outside scared? >> i would havav but you know, i'm from florida. that was a worse situation to be outside in the cold. >> absolutely. i have my big measuring tape here. this is about how much new york city got. just about 27, less than 27. >> wow. that's very scientific of you.u. >> that's a lot. it's almost the eize of my head. it's a very scientific measure of how much snow we got here in neyork city.
>> there are somhopeful signs this morning. >> things are getting back to normal. >> new york and philadelphia lifted their snow emergency. but there's still plenty of clean-up under way. >> so washington and baltimore are still restricting travel with all government offices including federal and local closed. and schools are closed, as well there. but we have to mention more than two dodon deaths were blamed on the weather. airlines canceled more than 14,000 flights over the weekend. and the snowfall in new york city missed setting a record as we mentioned just short of 27 inches. >baltimore had about 30 inches of snow but the official measurement in washington is only 17.8. much more. and it probably was. measuring device at reagan national airport was buried in kendis, they could have used your tape. >> they could have. >> it will be days before the nation's capital is dug out. with more, here's abc's rob marciano. falling, but for millions still
blizzard, the battle is not over. firefighters in virginia struggling to dig out hydrants buried under three feet of snow while battling a blaze. up and down the east coast, roofs collapsing under the weight of all that snow. dozens displaced from this apartment complex in virginia. this church in pennsylvania caving in just hours before e sunday services. even the rededins' practice dome deflated. the big digout, that is, if f u could even get to your car. new yorkers climbing four or five, six-foot drifts to reach them. the view from above capturing the scope. the nation's capitol shut down. winds gusting to 75 miles per hour at langley air force base. new york city suddenly finding itself in the bull's-eye. >> people have to take very seriously what's going on here. >> reporter: the city grinding to a halt. >> just give us time. everybody stay in their house and we should be able to do our job. a new jejsey mom and her son tragically lost to carbon monoxide poisoning while warming
in central park, 26.8 inches of snow, a 24-hour record, and just 0.1 of an inch shy of the all time record set back in 2006. the biggest snow storm on record in baltimore, 29.2 inches. cracking the top fivin d.c. and philly, too. our gloria riviera in reston, virginia. >> reporter: the plows have been through this area. but all that snow has to go somewhere, and look at this. it's a snow wall and it's past my waist and it's barricading every car on the block in. >> . >> reporter: there are plenty of cars entombed in snow like this s in new york city and a lot of piles like this across manhattan. you get two feet of snow in a tight space like the city and it's hard to gegerid of and to work around. mother nature not expected to help much. we'll see a bit of a warmup but not ti tuesday or wednesday. rob marciano, abc news, new york. >> tuesday or wednesday seems so far away. the storm buried the inland city of charleston, west virginia,
plows only goto the primary roads. so people spent the weekend in the mountains, motains of west virginia, more than twice as much, 40.5 inches. at jfk airport here in new york, 30.5 inches, baltimore bwi, 29.2, newark 28.1. don't forget the national zool in washington they got 22.4 inches. >> time to go snow boarding in west virginia there. pretty cool. as for new jersey, coastal resisints, it wasn't so much about the snow but about flooding. the storm brought extremely high tides and big waves, as well. stores and homes were flooded and the e tire streets turned into waterways as you saw there them. most of the water has now receded. now the mud and debris left one shore community fared well throughout. belmar had built a huge wall of sand to keep the ocean where it belonged. >> well, our coverage continues
outside our studio in new york. >> ray, what's it look like right now? >> reporter: well, kendis and reena, believe it or not, 24 hours after this storm hit us, new york being the bull's eye as both of you two mentioned, it's a nice calm here outside on the streets of new york. but many people across the mid-atlantic are digging out of this epic blizzard of 2016. this was the second snowiest snowstorm here in new york and we were just .1 inch from breaking the all-time record right here in new york. of course, the main concern moving forward is for city officials to get the city back to normal, and that's including making sure all our subways are back to normal and particularly@ the commuter railroads in time for the monday morning rush. of course, this storm also came 27 deaths in total as a result of all the states that were storm. five of those deaths happening right here in the new york city area and those are being blamed
and also people shoveling snow here. we do know schools will be open here in new w rk city on monday. many schools across the northeast are still going to remain closed. of course, travel a really big deal, as well, reena and kendis. >> speaking of travel, ray, i know a friend of mine who has been on the phone within united today for two hours trying to get herself and her infant back to new york. >> what can people expect at the airports today? >> reporter: that's absolutely right. airport officials are saying that 14,000 flights were canceled as a result of this blizzzzd. the goal and focus now is to make sure that all airport operations across the mid-atlantic regions affected by the storm will be up and running byonday morning at the earliest. reena and kendis, back to you. >> quite a big effort for the airlines. anray, i guess you were talking really loudly to set off some guy's alarm. ray raimundidithank you. >> reporter: thas correct.
with the snow? it appears there won't be a second act for this blizzard. >> the latest from paul williams. paul, good morning. >> thanks, kendis, reena. well, we have a good news, bad news thing. the good news, no more snow in the early part of the week. the bad news, the leftover snow will make things a little slick for us. amount of seasonable cold in a high pressure system swings towards the northeast.. here's the changeover. because the snow witl melt quickly, we're going to having widespread black ice possibly throughout not only new york but throughout the mid atlantic all the way down towards kentucky. >> thank you, paul we're going to move on now to the race for the white house. the iowa caucuses exactly one week from today. on the republican side, there's a new fox news poll that indicates donald trump surging past ted cruz and now the front-runner, marco rubio, ben carson and rand paul behind them. in new hampshire, trump is holding a comfortable lead over krusz with rubio, kasich and
there. on the democratic side, there was a fired up hillary clinton addressing an enthusiastic crowd of some 900 iowans last night. she took a page from bernie sanders playayok promising her own political movement. some of that fire probably came from a new endorsement from the boston globe urging new hampshire readers to support her in the next month's primary. sanders is a frontrunner in new hampshire. isisisas released a new videde online praising an the november paris attacks. much o othe video so graphic we can't even show you. it's titled "kill them wherever you find t tm." it is almost 18 minutes long and shows the attackers in syria and iraq sometime before the paris assault and includes a threat to attack britainin the president of iran visits italy and france this week in an effort to boost economic ties. hassan rouhani arrives in rome today. he's going to meet with the pope at the vatican tomorrow. the visit had been scheduled for november but put off after those paris terror attacks. just about everything closed.
snowstorm but go sledding. that's just what a gro of nuns did in central park this weekend and th the wind picking up their habits as they sped down the slope, who could have blamed them? we call them the flying nuns i guess. >> they were sailing down those hills. >> they seemed to really enjoy it. >> good for them. >> yeah, a little outing. everyone loves a good sledding in the snow. >> 26 inchch, they were having none of it. >> coming up in "the skinny," how the other half survived the blizzard of 2016. >> by other half, we mean the 1 percenters. we're going to check out how some of the biggest celebrities let down their hair and took advantage of their big snow day. and slamming the brakes on a crash for cash scheme. how one man managed to scam insurance companies out of thousands of dollars. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by pampers.r, brought to you by
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well on to gas. the average national gas price is now well below $2 a gallon. the lundberg survey says prices have gone down 14 cents over the a gallon. that's a aually the lowest in about seven years. and 16 cents less than a year ago. so fuel up. >> yes, time to fuel up. one man has also allegedly been cashing in with his car. but it hasn't been at the gas pump. >> he's accused of being a professional victim, triggering car accidents convincing the her drivers it was their fault. they're waiting for the big insurance checks till someone hit the brakes on his scheme. here's abc clayton sandell. >> reporter: prosecutors say navid monjazeb made a lucrative habit out of crashing into other drivers, filing fraudulent insurance claims, then collecting thousands of dollars. he allegedly did it nearly two dozen times. one victim's car had barely a scratch. but monjazeb claims his car looked like this. he's now facing charges including insurance fraud and
one s udy estimates in 2012 fake or inflated car accident injury claims added up to as much as $7.7 billion. as one of monjazeb's alleged victims found, that cost gets passed on. >> my rates went up, and i had to pay to fix my own car because i onlyad liability on it. >> reporter: authorities say the schemes%often involve multiple cars and fake witnesses. >> the victim slams into the second car which is filled with three or four passengers, all of whom will claim juries. >> reporter: some drivers are now turning to dash cameras, popular overseas for catching everything from meteors to plane crashes. this driver in georgia used a da cam to prove another car ran a red light, hitting him. >> there's no other way to be sure that you can prove in court if you need to that the accident was not your fault without evidence. >> reporter: manjazeb's lawyers did not return our calls, but authorities say they've now put clayton sandell, abc news, denver. sure he's not the only one doing at out there. >> gosh, i believe now in the
okay. so the "skinny" is going to answer the question, did you know that celebrities, well, they're just like us? >> really? >> there are many that were snow survivalists. >> we just couldn't resist checking how the other half made it through the blizzard. turns out they're nojust different from being us mere mortals. ivanka trump making snow angels on new york's park avenue. >> then there's actor hugh jackman playing out his inner child with a snowball fight. >> don't forget. >> pretty cool. >> it is pretty cool. justin theroux showing off just how deep those snow drifts were. oh. sinks all the way in. he gets lost in there. you don't even see him, huh? >> mr. aniston. not bad. so perhaps the most creative is hilaria baldwin taking advantage of the travel ban in new york city doing a yoga pose in the middle of the street.
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so i checked the thermostat and saw thatt was only like 50 degrees in the house. >> reporter: now, normally, she would turn to her main furnace fixer, her husband robert, but he was off serving his s untry. still, with two kids at home, she reached out to robert anyway, by text. >> he gave me a couple of tips, but ultimately it wasn't working. >> reporter: so bridget gave in and called this guy, paul betlyn of betlyn heating and cooling who headed right over, even though -- >> i'm not supposed to be doing work. i just had a knee replacement. >> reporter: and so, paul betlyn goes inside this thing with a screwdriver, while bridget watches, and just chats. >> you know, my husband really would have probably been able to figure this out, but he's getting ready 0 deploy. >> reporter: well, betlyn gets the thing going again. the furnace got its spark, and so did he. in his heart, when he wrote out the bill. >> i couldn't say it because i would break up a little. it was a little emotional. so i wrote night call, deployment special. $1. >> reporter: that's right. what would have been a bill for about $150, he wrote down to a
and even that, he would not take from bridget. >> thank you, veve, very much. >> you're welcome. >> reporter: "it's the kind of thing you just read about, she told us, but never think will happen to you." which is why for this fafaly of four, one far away, the house and home feel especially warm. and not just because the furnace is back working. john donvan, abc news, new york. >> i love that story. folks serving our country never get enough of that. >> not at all. you had a similar emergency, didn't you? >> not to that level. our power did go out. i learned some things i have to tell you. one is following your local police department and your power company because they were so great at getting updates up on twitter. my neighbobos getting all this information. where are you getting this from. turns out, she was just following twitter, the police and the power company. also you got to fill your bathtub with water. i told the kids we can't go to the bathroom. suddenly everybody needed to potty. not going to make that mistake again. not going to do that next time.. >> that's a good mental image of what your household looked like this weekend. this twitter thing, , might