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tonight, the new shooting caught on a city under siege. a 71-year-old man shot while simply watering his lawn. his neighbor's camera capturing his struggle to then get help. and now the plea this evening to find the suspects. also tonight, the deadly storm. we're tracking the tropical country. a month's worth of rain in just hours. and the severe storms now ahead. the commander in chief test. donald trump, who once said he had a secret plan to takeut isis. his big reveal tonight. and after our interview, trump saying hillary clinton doesn't look presidential, tonight, chelsea clinton, center stage, firing back. d-air collision. two planes colliding, the second time in a week.
new iphone. the big feature going away. good evening on this very busy wednesday night. and we begin here with a stunning new image caught on a neighbor's surveillance camera. a -yol shot while working in his lawn. it is a chiinreminder of a city already in crisis. you can see the two suspects approach on bikes. one man then wrestling with the homeowner. night, we've learned he's innsi shock. and it comes after that stunning new number. 500 homicides, just this year. abc's alex perez with the video. 71-year-old frederico laguardia, out watering his lawn, when two young men on bikes ride past him. what happened next, tonight, a cruel symbol of the gun violence plaguing chicago.
confronting the senior citizen. wrestling him to the ground, shooting him and rifling through his pockets. then getting back on his bike and riding off. laguardia wounded, but able to stand, staggers across the lawn. clutching his abdomen, he walks to a neighbor's door. no answer. laguardia sits on the steps and calls for help. >> it's just absolutely ridiculous. i mean -- you're not even safe in your own yard. >> reporter: tonight, the shooting of frederico laguardia, more proof o gripping some chicago neighborhoods. >> this is not an individual thing. it happened to all of our grandfathers. it happened to all of our fathers. it's happened to all of our sons. >> reporter: nearly 3,000 shootings in chicago just this year. 500 people killed in the wave of violence. 90 dead in august alone -- the deadliest month in two decades. >> it's not a police issue, it's a society issue. you know, impoverished
hope do these kinds of things. you show me a man who doesn't have hope, i'll show you a man who's willing to pick up a gun and do anything with it. >> reporter: and tonight, federico laguardia's neighbors with this appeal to the parents of those young men on the bikes. >> if you can identify that's your child on there, do the right thing before you get that knock on your door that your child has been arrested, because it >> and alex perezsico tonight. and alex, you've reported and tonight, theice, the efforti david. tked to his wife, who tells us, he's in the ital, doing better, and in f condition. neighbors who live her tell us this shooting is just another sign of the crisis so many pe ople in this city are facing. david? >> alex perez in chicago for us to lead us off. alex, thank you. we are also tracking a deadly tropical system that slammed into mexico, and is now barrelling across the southwest and moving across this country
what was tropical storm newton now triggering flash flooding in arizona, after killing two in mexico. and tonight, flash flood watches in the center of the country. green bay, wisconsin, getting an inch of rn in just 15 minutes.h up toward the midwest. chicago and other cities in the bulls eye. travel headaches. so get right to rob marciano with more tonight. how much rain is wind is coming, rob? >> reporter: good evening, da ofurricane n nearly over tucson. you see the sellite picture, most of tto the east. biggest thsre drawn up into thi northern syste way through sted from stern parts ofwisconsin. a batch oftorms to the south, chicag got a couple ofounds tonight. could see some strong storms the.ac f that.
over 90 in new york. ne 100 degrelles d.c. you thought summer was over, not quite yet. david? >> rob marciano, thanks. now, to major dev in the race for the white house tonight. this n chief test. donald trump once saying that he had a plan to take out isis that he would not reveal. tonight, trump now revealing wh elected. butbout tt sec abc's jonathan karl on the trump campaign tonight. >> reporter: today, donald trump military.y, buildup of the >> peace through strength. >> reporter: trump was borrowing the sephra made famous by ronald reagan. >> and toaintainhat peace requires strength. >> reporter: but how would trump use the beefed up military to fight isis? >> i know more the generalso, bel me. >> reporter: for more than a year, he's he has a secret plans a method of
victory. i don't want the enemy to kn what i'm going to do. all i can tell you is that it is a foolproof way of winning. >>eporr:no he says the plan is to ask f alan. >> immediately after taking 30 days to defeat and destroy isis. >> reporter: clinton says trump just doesn't know what he's talking about. to defeat isis, but the secr >> reporter: and in a new ad, a pro-clinton super-pac uses trump's own words to portray him >> i'm ry good at war. i love war, in a certain way. including with nukes. >> reporter: today, trump used at vong other things, her vote support for the iraq war. >> she's trigger happy, and very unstable, whether we like it or not.
>> reporter: and what would clinton do about isis? she's ruled out sending in ground troops, saying essentially, that she would continue president obama's strategy. in their joint interview with david muir, clinton's running m security in stark terms. >> i have a son in the military completely count and trust hillary clinton to be ammder in the right decisions for the country. and the prospect of donald trump life of my kid and millions of people who serve scares me t jo live tonight here in new york. and jon, on this commander in chief question, receiving a rare endorsement tonight. >> reporter: she won the endorsement of a newspaper that almost never endorses democrats. "the dallas morning news," which hasn't endorsed a democratic presidential candidate since world war ii is endorsing hillary clinton. and they are citing national
her warts, she is the candidate more likely to keep our nation safe. david? >> jon karl with the endorsement from texas there. jon, thank you. and you heard donald trump d hi abohataid about hillary clinton's appearance, that she doesn't look presidential. tonight, someone now coming to clinton's defense. her daughter. abc's clinton campaign. >> reporter: tonight, chelsea clinton jumping head on into the political fray, going telling david hillary clinton doesn't look presidential. >> you've often talked about hillary clinton's stamina. >> right. >> you've even said she doesn't look presidential. >> i really do believe that, yes. >> what do you mean by that? >> well, i just don't think she has a presidential look and you need a presidential look. you have to get the jodone. i think if she went to mexico, she would have had a total failure. we had a big success. >> but when you talk about her not looking presidential, are you talking about aesthetics
the way, she says things about me that e horrle. >> reporter: asked about it today in pennsylvania, chelsea clinton did not hold back. >> i would hope that everyone could see that as the sad, misogynistic, sexist rhetoric that i had hoped we moved beyond in the 21st century, certainly in 2016. >> reporter: a new mom, her last big political splash at the democratic convention. >> and our next president, hillary clinton. >> reporter: hillary clinton watching proudly backstage a now, with 62 days to go, chelsea clinton is back on the campaign trail and on the attack. >> and cecilia vega live with us tonight from charlotte. it's not just chelsea clinton, you're learning about others that arelary clinton. the big guns, david. also fresh off that big speech at the democratic convention, where many say she stole the show, first lady michelle obama will next week be out campaigning for hillary clinton for the very first time. david, the president will be out
and next, to georgia tonight. two planes colliding in mid-air, taking three lives. those planes may have been trying to use the same runway at a small airport where there is no traffic control. and it turns out, there are thousands of other airports just like it. abc's steve osunsami on the investigation tonight. >> reporter: witnesses say that both single engine planes crashed mid-air, because they were trying to land at the same time. and there's only one runway at this regional west of atlanta. >> both aircraft are really on top -- one is on top of the other one here at three people have lost their lives.eporter: what's left of bh planes is seen here just short of the runway. authorities say one of them was used to train pilots. >> both aircraft were on final approach to land. they came together ahe and came ground. >> reporter: this is what they llnon-towered airport, with no one directing traffic. the pilots are on their own. there are 20,000 of these across
mid-air over rugged terrain in alaska. the cause is sll investigators believe only o py aircraft on a screen, similar to what's used by air traffic controllers. authorities here in georgia say they're fortunate there was no fire, and that the planes didn't collide over homes. david? >> ste, thank you. we turn next to late developments from california tonight, a possible break in a cold case after more years. 19-year-old kristin smart vanished. the fbi is now excavating a hillside near the school she was attending, hoping to find her body. and tonight, they are now officially calling it a crime scene. abc's kayna whitworth is in california. >> reporter: tonight, investigators digging in on this college campus, in a new search studt
police never found her body. but a fresh look at the case leading them here, police dogs trained to find human remains zeroing in. >> you want to be here 24/7 working on it and you want tohat in-person notification to them that you've found krisn.'sd ofh. >> reporter: police have long called this man a person of interest. paul flores, the last person seen with kristin. the smart family even hiring a private detective to follow him, but flores denied any involvement and was never charged. no physical evidence eti him to krisn. tonight, sm person of we he life dad, investigators s the gsinpo are hoping they find something before the fall semester starts. david? >> kayna whitworth, our thanks to you. and next, to tt solved afte. rl11-yg was abducted back in89
jacob, and he shoded him. in all of that ti ho but yesterday, the heartbreak took hold and we're now hearing from her. >> i want to say, jacob, i'm so sorry. til we found ho knowdays, last >> a mother's grief. and jacob's murderer was sentenced to 20 years in a plea deal. but he could remain in custody well beyond that. next here this evening, fresh outrage over the $1.7 bill earlr this year. the white house is being accused of paying ransom, because one payment was handed over just as tehran released american prisoners. well, tonight here, new details of how and why that giant sum of moy iran.
>> time -- threlease of those he four americas held by iran for . pallets of cash, $1.7 billion in foreign cy, spp to iran on aplane. payment for a from the the first installment of $400 million, happeningus freed. the administration denies m payment, but has money was ugess were released. >> so, let's get t tonight. martha, these payments are not illegal, but we didn't know until tonight there were tee cash deliveries? were paying ir certainly nothing about of cash.
banking but some republicans on the hill are furious, and trying to get the money back. david? >> all right, martha, my first time was announcedf the debates, ae > overseas. th eussia this evening. dangerous close encounter with a russian fighter jet.yav reconnae was flying an international air space over the black sea when the russian jet came within ten feet. unprofessional. e s. crew attempted to make contact, but received no response. there is still much more ahead on "world ne twsight" this wednesday. americans collecting benefits for injuries they don't have. it's your money. we've shown you the woman collecting disability, appearing on "the price is right." tonight, our team is back on the case. the man claiming to be disabled caught roller skating, playing football, and how much of your money did authorities say he got away with? also tonight, the mystery of
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workman's comp claim was undone by an appearance on "the price is right." paulsen was living a double life. he was diagnosed with m.s., but clearly, he hadn't lost permanent use of his hands and feet as he had claimed. after he was convicted, he sat down with us for an interview. >> we wouldn't even be discussing this if i went to afghanistan or iraq and got my legs blown off, competing invictus games. >> reporter: i think there are a lot of vets who would be offended by that >> what i'm saying is, they get looked at as inspiring. but i get looked at like i'm a fraud? because you can't see the disease? >>eporter: tonight, paulse behind bars.lity fraud costs th of dollars ame, a prosecutors say what makes this case unusual is that pauot aw with it for more tn 20 years. david? >> david wright, thank you.
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