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right now on "america this morning," fires and floods. the holiday weekend turning deadly in both the west with record heat and devastating wildfires, and the east where the new flood emergency has been declared. what to expect today. the urgent search for two suspects after a stabbing spree north of the border leaves at least ten people dead. one of the deadliest mass killings in canadian history. some of the victims apparently targeted at random. the mystery police are trying to solve. also, breaking overnight. a plane crashing near seattle. boats searching for nine victim overflight. a child among those onbod. our aviation expert weighs in on
the investigation right now. major new developments in the kidnapping of a kindergarten teacher out jogging in the morning. an arrest now made. what we're learning about the suspect's past. plus, a wild ending in college football and a powerful rally at the u.s. open. later, how airlines are hoping to use food to entice to you fly this fall. >> announcer: from abc news in new york. this is "america this morning." >> good monday morning, everyone. happy labor day. we begin with extreme weather impacting both sides. country. a new flood emergency in the east and a heat emergency in the west. >> today can be the host day yet. another record scorching heat in california. now a destructive wildfire just got even devastating. >> this morning a raging wildfire already devastating a northern california community has turned deadly. >> i have the job of sharing
some sad news. >> the sheriff saying two people have now died from the fire. >> there is no easy way of puting that. it is one thing to come up here and tell you things. to look at your faces, it almost brings me to tears. >> reporter: the so-called mill fire erumd over the weekend tearing through the town of weed near the oregon border. thousands of people were forced to evacuate. the flame destroying more than 100 homes. >> this was just a big puff of black smoke. you could hear a small explosion. >> reporter: more than 2,000 mile to the east, a far different crisis. severe flooding has now turned deadly. an elderly woman's body was found five mails down stream from her home after flash flooding hit southern indiana and kentucky. >> massive flooding. >> reporter: in georgia, the governor declaring a state of emergency after heavy rain triggered a flash flooding northwest of atlanta. up to 14 inches fell in just 24
hours in parts of floyd county. >> the road, of course, is right here. >> so you're stuck. >> yeah. >> reporter: livestock were seen struggling to find higher ground and a local animal shelter posted these pictures, showing volunteers relocating cats and dogs, in case the shelter flooded. right now, some much needed rain is moving into the northeast. we will take a closer look at your forecast in just a few minutes. an urgent manhunt is underway after a be at aing rampage in canada. at least 15 people were killed and ten injured. nearby residents were told to shelter in place. police report at least 13 crime scenes. investigators are looking for two suspects. damion sands and miles
sanderson. >> it appears some of the victim may be targeted and some may be random. to speak to a motive would be extremely difficult at this point in time. we will focus on that aspect of it. >> this is one of the deadliest mss killings in canadian history. prime minister trudeau called it heart breaking. a plane crash near seattle. the urgent search in the water for several people unaccounted for overnight. here's abc's christine sloan. >> we have an accident in the water. >> reporter: this morning, a deadly air tragedy north of seattle. coast guard crews responding to a plane crash in mutiny bay just after 3:00 sunday. witnesses say the plane carrying nine dulles and one child descended quickly into the water. >> reporter: officials describe
the plane as a dhc 3 otter. similar to this aircraft flying from friday harbor. a pom pular destination. >> even if the engine feels, they're over water. they can glide to a safe landing in the water. that didn't happen and one of the main questions is why? >> reporter: investigators quickly recovering the body of one person and launching a search for the nine others while spotting debris scattered across the area. >> would you like them to start retrieving items? >> reporter: one official said all nine people up accounted for were presumed dead. the search now being described as a recovery effort. >> it will be one of these classic exams of the national transportation safety board looking at virtually everything. there is in natural cause for this that jumps into our face. >> reporter: multiple boats were
searching for the victim using special lights and equipment. there is no indication yet on what us todayed the crash. >> thank you. official in jackson, mississippi, say mosresints have normal water pressure. the city has been left without drinkable water. the mayor expects it will be days before the boil water order is lifted. now to politics and the response to former president trump's rally over the weekend where he lashed out at president biden, and the fbi. and today, president biden returns to the campaign trail with his own message ahead of the mid-term elections. abc's jay o'brien has the latest from washington. >> good morning. president biden made it clear last week, he's hoping to cast these mid-term elections as a battle for the soul of the nation. mentioning former president trump by name. trump, too, is on the campaign trail with his own list of grievances. president biden hitting the road again this labor day,
celebrating american workers at events in two closely watched mid-term states. wisconsin and pennsylvania. this will mark biden's third trim to the keystone state in less than a week. most recently in philadelphia delivering a stinging rebuke of so-called maga republicans, mentioning his predecessor by name. >> donald trump and the maga republicans represent an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our republic. >> the president trying the frame the upcoming mid-term elections with control of the house and possibly senate on the line as a battle to protect democracy. republicans calling his remarks divisive. >> it basically condemned all republican who's supported donald trump in the last election. that's over 70 million people. and you know, saying that republicans are a threat to democracy is really a slap in the face. >> reporter: the president clarifying friday, he wasn't condemning all trump voters. just those standing by him now
after the violence on january 6th and trump's continued false claims the 2020 election wasstel is when former held his ownnns >> so i may just have to do it again. >> first we have to win an historic victory for the republican party this november. >> the former president was in pennsylvania campaigning for doug mastriano who is running for governor, and dr. mehmet oz running for senate. he spent large portions of that rally, his first since the agents seized documents from his florida home using that search to fire up his most passionate supporters. >> thank you. to ukraine where president zelenskyy is warning of a difficult winter as energy problems plague his country and other parts of europe. the power supply at europe's
largest nuclear plant inside ukraine was compromised again this weekend, forcing to it run on generators. he told david maher, they are using the plant as a talking in weapon. >> you see they occupy our it means six biggest dang.he they that means that they use nuclear weapon. that is nuclear weapon. >> meanwhile, ukraine says it has taken at least three more towns back from the east and south. david maher will have more of this interview on a special edition of world news tonight from kyiv. it's time now for a look at your labor day weather. the extreme heat in the west is not letting up. temperatures are expected to top
110 degrees in some areas today. triggering excessive heat and red flag warnings. maile, some much needed heavy rain is moving into the drought stricken northeast. by tomorrow, one to two inches could fall, posing a risk for flash flooding. checking today's hey temperatures, cool in the northeast. 68 in boston. 70s along the great lakes. 80s for most of the south and 109 in phoenix. coming up, the while ending if college football overnight. >> what a game. first, new information this morning in the search for a teacher. abducted while jogging friday morning. what we are learning about the suspect. and later, the controversy and later, the controversy in this is kevin. hey dad, look what i'm doing! ok. he is... my parents are moving in. this is all wrong. ok. but one day, everything changed. ♪♪
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evil that is in the world. >> reporter: the 34-year-old who is also the apparent heiress to a billion-dollar company was last seen jogging near the university of memphis at 4:00 a.m. friday. according to investigators, surveillance video shows a man getting out of an suv. then running aggressively toward fletcher. she was then forced into the passenger side. authorities named the person of interest after identifying the license plate and identifying dna from him at the scene. he's charged with kidnapping and tampering with evidence. he serves a 20-year prison sentence in another kidnapping case dating back 2000. for kidnapping a local attorney. he forced him into the trunk of aer today. the attorney said he was able to escape when he forced him to get cash from an atm. this morning there's no sign of eliza fletcher, the grand daughter of a prominent
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