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our first chance of snow. we are looking at temperatures tomorrow that while actually be a bit above the average this time of year. ,t will be cold in the morning by midday in the 40's. in some rain/snow in the afternoon into the evening rush. this is coming through the ohio valley, and that is the storm that will be approaching us. the futurecast, tomorrow morning, sunshine when you wake up, clouds midday. low to mid 40's. by the afternoon, snow and rain mixed together, making for conversation, but just a little bit damp. impact, unless you are further to the north and west. we have not had a trace all season. will have updates in the full forecast. leon: now the top story tonight, a big decision in the case against jesse matthew. his defense team raised questions about how the police
searched his apartment and his car. roz plater has a look at that decision and what it means for the trial. roz: if the judge had sided with the defense, he would have been a big blow to the prosecution. all that evidence would have been thrown out. instead, the judge said he did not believe the police officers intentionally misled the court. jesse matthew arrived at the courthouse to hear the evidence , the at auction and murder of a uva student. thedefense argued that police exaggerated or inappropriately admitted evidence. much of the evidence was collected at matthew's department. in his apartment,
car, among other places. but in the end, the prosecutor said no information was admit it. that means all the capital murder trial which will take place in july. matthew is already serving a life sentence in the 2005 rape and attempted murder of a fairfax woman, and he is also charged with the 2009 abduction and murder of virginia tech student morgan harrington. abc 7 news.roz: leon leon: a trial began today for worker at the minnieland day care center. she is charged with child abuse. in court today, one parent testified that her daughter would wake up with nightmares after being in sarah jordan's care. another parent said that their child had separation anxiety and became aggressive and was afraid
of water. another woman accused in the case goes on trial in february. race for thee white house, republican candidates rand paul ad carly fiorina were cut from thursday's mainstage debate. fox business network said only seven candidates will appear in that mean debate -- donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, jeb bush, chris christie, and john kasich. paul's campaign said he would not participate in the undercard debate. the other candidates except that the invitation. to 17siness used different polls to determine the candidates for the mainstage debate. for the democrats, hillary clinton is under some pressure in iowa, targeting her top competitor bernie sanders. three weeks before the first caucus, the latest polls put them in a dead heat in iowa. in new hampshire, sanders has a slight lead.
sanders says that clinton's attacks are proof that she is nervous. leon: the pentagon says the number of detainees at guantanamo bay is about to drop below 100, this after a day after the white house chief of staff said they are planning to close the detention center. they said that it is a recruiting tool for terrorists. calls for change after a beloved forinstructor is killed stop frank towers was riding his bike in rockville when he was hit a car. his friends say the road that he was on was not safe. tom roussey has more from rockville. crosswalk where towers was hit. there is a button that you can push to cross veirs mill road and you might think this is connected with flashing lights or something, but it's not connected to anything. the closest lights our way up the hill. individuals tonight say that has to change.
even though he was not here long, he made a huge difference. tom: those whose lives frank towers touched cross veirs mill road almost two weeks to the minute after he was hit and killed in this crosswalk. >> he changed the whole gym, made everyone happy. it was a tragedy. should not have happened. tom: among those who came, coworkers and children that he taught at dynamite gymnastics. he was on his way home from there when he was hit. >> it's a tragedy. it's a tragedy that the knee -- that did not need to happen. >> this is one of the most dangerous intersections i've ever seen. say that flashing lights at the top of the hill are not enough to warn drivers about the crosswalk at the bottom of the hill. >> if there was a red light here, this would not have happened.
it should not be arbitrary whether a person stops. it is the county's fault. this is not safe. tom: we got an e-mail from montgomery county transportation. they say that veirs mill road is a state road in the state does not have plans to make changes. but emery county police say no final decisions have been made on whether to charge -- montgomery county police and no final decisions have been made on whether to charge the driver who hit towers. alison: a couple who cofounded a lot in county church died in what the police are calling a murder suicide. the police believe that andrew howell shot and killed his wife, naomi, then turned the gun on himself. their five-year-old daughter was in the home at the time and was not hurt. he also worked at the pentagon. leon: a change of heart at george washington university. today the school announced it
will revoke bill cosby's honorary degree. this is a change because the school originally said it would not pull its degree. cheryl connor is live in washington with that story. why the about-face now? l: the change comes after the president of the university heard from students, survivors of sexual assault. the college prides itself on statues of george washington all across campus. the students we spoke to hope they take part in shaping their own history. on the campus of george washington university, there was excitement from students who feel they made a difference. >> i was overjoyed. gotyl: the students just back from winter break to learn the news. the president of gw was taking back the honorary degree awarded to bill cosby. for them, it's personal. >> i was assaulted the summer
before he came to college. cheryl: those students met with it gw president when he said was never the university's practice to rescind a degree based on later information. today in a statement, he said the controversy itself has stressa cause of read in for students and alumni who are survivors of sexual assault. that makes this case different. them.says that we believe cheryl: this was 1997, when cosby spoke at graduation and was awarded the honorary degree. the druggingd with and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in pennsylvania over a decade ago. dozens more have made similar admittedns, and cosby in one case to getting drugs for women that he planned to have sex with. >> no matter how many degrees
you resend or programs that you put in place, there needs to be a culture change nationwide. l: a spokeswoman said the university will formally notify cosby of its decision. cheryl connor, abc 7 news. alison: did you ever think that you would have a chance to be a billionaire? playave a shot if you wednesday nights powerball lottery drawing. billionin, the $1.4 jackpot, taking the lump sum, you will walk away with $868 million. that's a lot of new friends. there is a way to guarantee a wwiin, but it will cost you. you have to buy every number combination. million.to spend $584 generationalend
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safe effort being rescued from houston's tallest holding, dangling 71 floors above streets. part of the scaffolding failed. window inrs broke a the building, pulling the men to safety. investigators believe the motormouth function of the scaffolding. leon: imagine if you had issues with heights. who refused to sell in any one john wrote or title has died. is dead after an 18-month battle with cancer. this was a's after his 69th birthday and his final album was released. he inspired mix jager, durant ran, and madonna. he is survived by his wife and two children. ofson: dramatic video operation black swan, which
recaptured el chapo. jonathan elias live in the satellite center with more. jonathan: it's amazing video. mexican marines went in after el chapo, guns blazing. at one point, they throw grenades into the next room. tissue doubt killed five of el chapo's men. this killed his -- five of el chapo's men. he is back in the mexican security jail. a reporter asked the white house press secretary about the made withthat guzman sean penn. >> i have read a little bit about the interview, but i have not actually read the interview itself. jonathan: the white house says arrest was a high priority for the u.s. and mexico. before the interview came to said, two u.s. officials
that tracking cell phones and exchanges of people close to him led to his capture. mexican authorities say they captured him partly because his representatives were contacting filmmakers and actors about making a movie of his life. jonathan elias, abc 7 news. leon: 7 on your side with a consumer alert and some bad news about the change in your pocket. the government accountability office says it costs more to make a penny or nickel than they are worth. cents to make a cent, 5.8 cents to make a nickel. it is up to lawmakers now to decide if quinn should be made of cheaper metal. an amazing video from upstate new york, this car buried in ice. the vehicle was spotted parked along route five near buffalo. no band wasts
dumping about two inches of snow in the area this morning. icy water from lake erie along with high wind created the "car -sicle." leon: i think that means that you should move. alison: except it's frozen. what is the talk about snow tomorrow? andn: a few snow showers rain showers, but it's not a big deal, i promise. leon: you are supposed to be drumming up all kinds of anxiety. brian: i'm afraid, i'm very afraid. trace ofot even seen a snow the entire season. hey, it's about time, even though tomorrow may not be a bad chance. 41 today. believe it or not, tomorrow will be a touch milder, mid 40's.
we will have milder temperatures midday before the perceptive tatian comes in. you need the perceptive tatian and cold air combined. we have been getting the cold air, but the timing has been so it's no big deal. 25, fredericksburg 25. we are in the 20's tonight, yes, but tomorrow we start with sunshine and temperatures will 40's in the afternoon before the clouds thicken. winter weather advisory all the way from western maryland in the ohio valley. there is snow on the radar from ohio, parts of indiana and illinois, tracking to the east. next 48recast, the hours, tomorrow morning, scattered clouds, sunshine, a brisk start at the bus stop. midday, the clouds are thickening. by early afternoon, some rain, snow mixed together. about 6:00 am a better chance of snow showers.
they briefly hit, then move out. if anything, maybe just damp pavement, by 8:00 it is out of here. the futurecast is picking up barely a trace on the ground. not a big deal. more of a nuisance, the wet pavement, but we will be keeping a watch on it. i think tomorrow we will survive. the futurecast showing a much colder pattern. wednesday will feel like the single digits. the big story behind the light precipitation will be the cold. the holiday weekend, brisk but drive. into next week, typical january, but a slight chance of wintry weather tomorrow evening. alison: it's nice having you here. brian: thank you. alison: thank you for visiting. news about rg iii now? erin: he did give fans something
>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. erin: even though the was her czar banged up -- even though the wizards are banged up, they were playing the bulls tonight. john wall with the steal, all the way for the dunk. wall with 17 points, 10 assists. later, the wizards up 46-35. the clock running down in third, the wizards beat the bowls, 114-100. barring a minor miracle, robert
griffin iii's days in washington are done. he cleared his locker and left a motivational letter. the media crowded around to find out what the future holds, but he did not what to talk. he left a note, based on a poem by mother teresa. gruden on rg iii and how he handled the season. handled it like a pro, and in the long run hopefully it will make him a better quarterback. i know that he grew a lot being a third string quarterback here. the skill set that he has, and he learned from the shanahans, the stuff that he learned from us, think you will be a better quarterback wherever he goes, however it works out for him. erin: the national championship game underway, number one clemson taking on number two alabama. watson pass, 31 yards. that ties it at 7-7.
third quarter. wide open. --oward's first touchdown this would be howard's shout of the season, a redneck clemson leads 24-21 in the fourth. remember this kid in the nba draft last june? he burst into tears when the next picked him. i guess his feelings changed a little bit. he posted this picture on instagram. he changed his mind. he is now his number one fan. leon: interesting. umass tomorrow on our sister station, news channel 8. a side with your big mac? alison: ew.
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ordering kiosks, and, yes, the salad bar. alison: put that on your big mac. an economic alert from amazon. devices getting smaller. they are working on a smaller version of voice-activated technology that will be the size of a beer can. it will be available in the coming weeks. leon: all right, sounds like a winner.