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touched, grabbed, and sexually assaulted. alison: it all happened on board a school bus and fairfax county months ago. now, questions about why this incident did not come to light until now. leon: jeff goldberg has the top story. why did this take so long? jeff: good question, leon. this happened november 16, but the principal at glasgow middle school only became known recently. the police said earlier today when the attack happened on campus, the bus driver was not on board. the search warrant details a 12-year-old girl at the hands of two 12-year-old male classmates, both charged with sexual battery.
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come as the girl was walking to the back of the bus, one of the boys slept are on the buttocks, then continue to grab her inappropriately for 10 to 12 minutes. both boys held her down and straddled her even though she yelled "stop." one held her feet down while the second one try to force her head into his crotch. >> i'm disturbed this happened. witness told her mother, who told the school officials. tonight, the school principal sent a letter saying that an investigation began immediately after the assault was reported, adding, "as soon as the allegations were made, the students were removed and remain removed from all classes and also had bus privileges revoked." >> if this happened to my girls, i would be devastated. >> obviously,
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breakdown that needs to be corrected so it does not happen again. jeff: according to the search warrant, fairfax police review surveillance video from inside the school bus, which clearly showed the inappropriate actions took place for more than 10 minutes. nottwo students were arrested, but were diverted, which means they were subjected to counseling. jeff goldberg, abc 7 news. leon: a woman hit by a car in northwest. this is the scene of the 2100 block of wisconsin avenue. no word on her condition at this time. alison: a traffic alert, road closures near the 11 straight bridge in southeast. -- the 11th street bridge and southeast. the police are on the scene of a person in crisis. the bridges shut down between m and ne streets. leon: hope you
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enjoyed the sunshine today, because rain and clouds are moving in. that's find out about that from steve rudin with the latest. steve: a lot of rain on the way. right now, not a lot. if you have to go up for a final walk for the evening, you will butine in terms of no rain, later tonight into the early morning hours, all this moisture moves in from the south and west. that will bring heavy rainfall, just in time for the rush-hour commute early tomorrow morning and through the midday. we are well above freezing, 40 at 7 a.m., noon time lower to middle 40's. the rest of the week and the upcoming weekend coming up. alison: thank you. a 16-year-old was injured in a helicopter crash in pearl harbor and has died. the teenager and three family numbers were on a tour helicopter when it crashed near the pearl harbor visitor center thursday. two victims remained
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in stable condition. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the crash. task force to protect kids in prince george's county nightmare for that school community, 17 kids as young as the age of nine the alleged victims of child pornography production by a school volunteer. roz plater has the efforts to keep the kids safe. roz: it is called a new student safety task force, for parents and teachers. prosecutors in child safety advocates. he will meet for the first time next week. some say it is about time. county schools announce the formation of the student safety task force the review policies and procedures and better screen all school employees, contractors, and volunteers, and some say it is about time. >> i think it should have been before. roz: there is an ongoing criminal investigation against a volunteer, carraway
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, accused of child sex abuse and making child pornography videos at an elementary school during school hours. the police and fbi have identified 17 potential victims, some as young as 9. they are saying yes to the task force, but that parents need to stay vigilant. >> parents need to encourage and have conversation with their children were they share everything. >> people have to be more attuned to what's going on in the schools. that is the society that we live in now. as for the carraway investigation, we expect to learn new details. there is a news conference tomorrow with the prince george's county state's attorney, and the fbi. roz plater, abc 7 news. leon: six counts of murder against the uber driver accused of randomly shooting people in michigan. jason dalton face
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today. the police say that he opened fire in three locations over seven hours, killing six people. two others are in critical condition. did not have a criminal record. his bail was denied. alison: voicing concerns about a homeless shelter in a d.c. neighborhood and a meeting tonight about the plan to put in place -- to replace the d.c. general shelter with housing in each of the eight words. neighbors in ward five have questions. they say that the proposed shelter is in an industrial area with limited access to public transportation and grocery stores. >> i have a problem because i'm thinking about the children. we are living with issues where people have mental challenges. an
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build our young people up. say thereme residents should be playgrounds and green space for kids. leon: a $10,000 reward to solve the mysterious case of the death of 13 bald eagles on the eastern shore, found on a farm. how they died is not known. the birds to not have signs of trauma, but they are being sent to a forensics lab for investigation. stay with us and we will keep you updated. alison: 7 on your side tonight with a consumer alert for starbucks fans. ,he rewards program is changing and will make it harder to earn free goods. starting in april, rewards will be based on dollars spent instead of transactions. each dollar will be worth two stars. 125
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that means you have to spend more than $62 to get a free item. two speedroad, limits, and a camera. what manye recipe for people consider an obvious be trapped. d.c.s been 10 years since install their first speed cameras, it ever since they have been frustrating drivers. one camera caught our attention because this has generated millions in revenue for the district. some are calling it a blatant speed trap. our government watchdog chris papst took a look, a story that you will only see here on abc 7. chris: with all the traffic, construction, and tourists, driving in the district can be frustrating. some say it is unfair. is that a speed trap? >> yes, i don't see how i can be anything but. chr
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is: suitland highway, lined with trees. each side has a different speed limit. eastbound 45, westbound is 35. a traffic oddity that wendy kirkpatrick did not realize until this speed camera, which happens to be old the 35 side, sent her a $100 ticket. >> it's infuriating because there is no reason for it. camera was2014, this the district's second-most lucrative, issuing $3.7 million in fines. in the last four years, it is generated nearly $6 million for the city. >> it is a speed trap. aaas: john townsend of mid-atlantic firmly believes that after seeing this study. it was done to justify a speed camera at this location, based on crash data. it said the camera was warned that, but it was based on a speed limit of 45, not the posted 35. a discrepancy
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dismissed as a simple error. >> that's not ethical. if it looks like a freeway, people drive at freeway speeds. when you set artificially low speed limits, people get upset. the police department places the speed cameras, unlike in virginia and maryland where they are restricted, d.c. can put them anywhere. a spokesman says it is all about -- >> safety. nobody likes to get a ticket. obey the traffic laws. safety is the utmost importance. last year, three people were killed at this intersection, and a construction worker died in 2014, but half of those the tablet is where on the 45 mile per hour side. >> if speed is an issue on that road, it should be the same for the entire intersection, not just half the intersection.
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are set highddot. this manager of traffic safety says the 35 speed is not about crashes or fatalities, it is about direction. westbound is inbound. speedare reducing the limit towards the 25 mile per hour locations. chris: we asked officials if there were any other roads in the districts that have a 10 mile-per-hour difference between inbound and outbound, but they cannot give us one. chris papst, abc 7 news. leon: still ahead -- a gruesome attack against a marine. now an outpouring of support. alison:
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alison: we first told you about this case last week, a marine savagely beaten at a mcdonald's and southwest. his attackers are still out gettingut tonight he is support from fellow servicemembers. jay korff has that story. jay: this is a story that reminds you of the sayin
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brothers in arms do not abandon each other. the attack was brutal. outside of this mcdonald's earlier this month, suspects assaulted and robbed christopher marquez. he probably did not know what the time their victim was a decorated veteran, a true combat hero featured in a statue carrying a comrade during the war in iraq. fellow servicemembers are coming to the aid of marquez. >> that thread runs realty. of the is the cofounder road warriors foundation, a nonprofit that takes veterans on road trips. road warriors has contributed an additional $2000 to wear them reward total debt now stands at $5,000. >> you don't let your brother get hurt and do nothing about it. it was not to do for us. we decided to throw extra money in their and hopefully bring these people who attacked
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reward goes along with the gofundme page that in several days has raised more than $20,000 for marquez's medical bills. >> there are still a lot of great people out there. the matter where you are, what happens, this is a great country. you have any information about the suspects in the video, you are urged to contact authorities. live in the district, jay korff, abc 7 news. ofn: campaign news, a pair controversies on the republican side, john kasich inning angry reaction after a comment he made today about women. speaking at a rally, he said that women "left their kitchens to help and go door to door at the senate race in 1988." a supporter said she would not be coming out of the kitchen to support him.
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to be offensive and was taken out of context. tonight, senator ted cruz's communications director has been removed. he asked him to resign because he distribute a video that falsely showed marco rubio dismissing -- cruz called it a grave error of judgment. livewith abc 7 for coverage of tomorrow night's nevada caucuses. alison: new tonight, a star-studded red carpet for the smash hit from netflix, "house of cards." premiere wasur held at the national portrait gallery. kevin spacey was on hand to talk about the drama ahead and his iconic character, frank underwood. de will have much more, an including an interview
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o'shea, tomorrow. the ideal temperature for sleep, setting the thermostat at 65 degrees is the best for a good nights rest according to a study cited in the "wall street journal." room temperatures as low as 60 point eight our best, if you pile on the blankets. experts say the temperature needs to drop about two or three degrees to initiate sleep. leon: that works for me. although i don't think i have ever had a bad wrist on a beach anywhere. alison: exactly. and the rain coming down helps sometimes. ofve: and we will have a lot rain from the morning through the midday, then another round of heavy rain during the day wednesday. amorrow, rain will have higher impact, the flooding not much of a concern. air travel delays, don't woy
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inbound and outbound rush-hour. the temperatures are on the cool side, but at least we are not below freezing inside the beltway. freezing in frederick, 37 leesburg, 40 hagerstown, 41 winchester. he wished her to the south moves its way towards us through the overnight. tomorrow morning, heading outside, to grab the newspaper, use the umbrella or run quickly to the end of the driveway, then back to the bus stop or metro stop you will need the ember let in the morning, noon time. through the afternoon and evening, although the rain will not be as heavy. overnight, clouds increase, 45 degrees the forecast high tomorrow with rain that will likely be heavy during the midmorning. indoor recess for the kids early tomorrow morning. then a little bit of a break. 6:00
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of heavier rain wednesday. late wednesday evening, maybe a line of thunderstorms will develop. all of this moves off to the east. behind it, the skies begin to clear, although it will be windy thursday. in terms of rainfall totals, think goodness we are not dealing with snow. esywhere between 1 to 2 inch before the system goes out, then the conditions improve. the next seven days, rain tomorrow, 45. 62 degrees the high wednesday. that will happen late in the day. cooler thursday, but it will be dry. sunshine, middle 40's friday. 50'se 40's saturday, lower sunday. thunderstorms are real possible as we move into wednesday evening, something we don't see very often this time of year. alison: really springlike. leon:
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caps posting the coyotes tonight. in the third, you might as will get out of the way when alex ovechkin sets up like that. the caps up 2-1. later in the third, the hotness continues. tom wilson, shot on goal, does not go. the richards is therefore cleanup come his first goal with the capitals. caps win 3-2. and st. john's playing for the conference title. closing seconds of the first half. the future terp had himself a game. in the fourth quarter come getting some breathing room. works the low block. st. john's are champions of the wcac, knocking off dematha. >>
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the outcome means a lot. title tilt, girls' for the third straight year, wasting the title, beating st. john's, 70-61. third ranked virginia taking on 12th-ranked miami, the hurricanes up five. reed with the three coming he had 21 for the hurricanes come as they take down the cavs, 64-61. odds makers say the chicago cubs are the favorite to win the world series this year. they have the nationals' chances at 14-1. leon: the cubs the favorite? that probably has not happened since 1903.
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. nationalay was margarita day.
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leon: you have about 32 minute
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national margarita day. the most expensive margarita in history, a new york city bar came out with a billionaire's $1,200 perhat costs drink. alison: and you know how many they had sold when they wrote that article? leon: how many. alison: none.
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high of 45. the heavier rain wednesday will happen at night. then we will cool down.
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the first half of the weekend in the 40's, sunday near f53. leon: jimmy kimmel live is next. alison: have a good night. ♪ (vo) you can pass down a subaru forester. (dad) she's all yours. (vo) but you get to keep the memories. love.
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