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across the nation. richard reeve has what's happening at this hour. richard: thousands of protesters remain on the streets of chicago. it appears the situation has calmed down, but earlier friday evening things got ugly. supporters and protesters clashed inside of the university a campaignnts before spokesperson announced the rally would be canceled because of security concerns. in the hours before the rally, protesters lined the streets anti-trump slogans. people were cheering and yelling. several one protester even got on a podium. even though freedom of speech was violated totally, we made a decision not to go forward. i don't want to see anybody get hurt. rich
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protest is not about him but americans angry about the economy. he told his supporters they should go home in peace. he said it is the protesters, not the supporters, who are the troublemakers. he said i do not incite violence or condone violence. live in the satellite center, richard reeve, abc 7 news. leon: thank you, rich. breaking closer to home, new footage of a person and car of interest tied with a deadly shooting at a bus stop. jeanette smith was shot to death sunday along alabama avenue at a bus stop. the police want you to look at this footage. butcar has been recovered, the police want to know where it was before the incident sunday. if you have information, call the police. as you just saw on "20/20," heroin is a nationwide epidemic.
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deaths are plugging communities across the region. one maryland man was once a soldier in the drug war. he says we have it all wrong. ♪ downtown, everybody near me. was thefor 25 years face of law enforcement in washington county. jennifer: he spent 25 years fighting the drug war, then her oin. it changed him. >> my view was wrong. jennifer: after it struck the smiling love of his life. >> it came to my house and my daughter got addicted. i cannot help her. brooke,: his daughter defiant, determined to fly on her own. >>
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high school, that summer is when she started to take pills. jennifer: prescription narcotic pills, opioids. mywhen it got a hook in daughter, it robbed her of her soul. she meant everything in the world to me. she asked me to help her make this go ay. jennifer: they look to near and far for treatment centers. >> we went to a halfway house and it was not a place that i would drop my dog off to. position, the fetal begging me to shoot her because she said she cannot stop using. jennifer: brooke was eventually sent to jail. three and a half months behind bars make three and a half months without heroin. >> she was using a gram a day. jennifer: she went to her dealer's
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getting out of jail. >> three hours later, she was shooting up again and she overdosed again. they threw her out. jennifer: she managed to drive to a church where she used to play basketball. >> she crawled in the backseat crawled in the backseat of her car and died from a heroin overdose. jennifer: brooke was 19 years old. >> i'm proud of my daughter, i'm proud of the fight that she put up. she lost the fight, but she was not a bad person. i try to think about the end goal. jennifer: heels onto his firm belief. >> 25-year's as a police officer, working narcotics, i feel that we got a lot of stuff wrong. decedent what it did to my daughter
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to my daughter. they need help. is building a 5000 square foot home in hagerstown for women in substance abuse recovery, appropriately called e's house. >> even though she is gone, we are trying to do right by her. she did not want to be a drug addict. jennifer: jennifer donelan, abc 7 news. leon: three people pleaded guilty in their roles in delivering the fatal doses. tragic development and odenton -- in odenton, a toddler murdered, dying of blunt force trauma. a 22-year-old is charged with murder. this is the first homicide in anne arundel county this year. a terrifying ordeal of domestic violence against a young mother.
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after being assaulted by an acquaintance, and when she went to drive home, her attacker was hiding in the backseat. tom roussey explains the chain of events that followed and how the suspect was caught. tom: fairfax county police say this all began very early thursday morning. attacksold mark breaks a 28-year-old woman in what the police say was an active domestic assault. she was taken to the hospital. ricks fleas in her car. the police and security received a report that ricks has come looking for her. they don't find him, but they find the car, eventually returned to the woman. she is released from the hospital, she is driving a short distance away with her child inside, when all of a sudden she notices something in the car behind her. the police say it was ricks. he had been hiding in the back.
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is driving, causing an accident. then he takes off running. a short time later, the police find ricks. he is facing five charges, and more may be on the way. this is only about .2 miles from the original attack where the 28-year-old woman happened which started all of this. in the alexandria section of fairfax county, tom roussey, abc 7 news. leon: the victim in her child will be ok. the police do not believe that ricks was in her car when they gave it back to her. they believed that he went into hide sometime after that. the police are investigating what chevy chase residents call a very scary incident with a man approaching young children. , including a seven year old, were outside of a house when a man came up and asked if he could give them a ride to school.
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being in his 50's or 60's with dark skin, gray hair, and a baseball cap. he was seen driving a bluish green mazda hatchback. the police are warning residents to be on alert. after a summerlike week, the temperatures are moving closer to normal for the season and we have rain in the forecast. we will get the latest with steve rudin, standing by with the timeline. steve: a little bit of rain as we move through the late hours tomorrow, but anywhere this evening, even though it is late, some of you going out, the temperature slowly fall through the 50's, eventually into the 40's. the further west, upper 30's not out of the question. roll d.c. marathon tomorrow morning, starting with the upper 40's. we will be near 60 degrees at noon time. the timeline for the rain showers as we move into late tomorrow night into
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talking about thunderstorms monday. that is coming up in a few minutes. hero firefighter released from the hospital and talking about his ordeal. mask toup his oxygen save a woman from a house fire in southeast this week. his throat is still raw and his lungs inflamed, but he said he knew that he had to take action when he saw the woman trapped in the upper floor of the building. >> i knew that she was about to jump. i looked at her and said, don't do it, i will be there in a second. leon: the woman is doing well and says he has visited with the grateful woman. former first lady nancy reagan has been laid to rest next to her husband, former president ronald reagan. guests gathered for the funeral, including former president george w. bush, first lady michelle
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three former first ladies. stars of hollywood and former reagan administration officials. mrs. reagan died sunday at the age of 94. coming up -- roz: a homicide in a quiet humidity leaves neighbors on edge -- a homicide in a quiet community leaves neighbors on edge. leon: and d.c. taxpayers
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>> you are watching abc seven news at 11:00, on your side. for: an active search answers in lorton where an elderly man was shot to death in a quiet neighborhood. the police found the man unconscious early this morning on the 6000 block of river drive, where roz plater has the report on the investigation. roz: this tonight is still a crime scene. in ase this happened relatively
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folks who live here are on edge, asking who could have done this and why. investigators scour the grounds knew the crime scene looking for potential evidence, collecting cigarette butts and beer bottles as they try to figure out who shot and killed this man and why. the whole thing has neighbors on edge. >> this is not downtown district. this is lorton, mason neck. people walk their dogs, ride bikes. it's very surprising. police sayx county his wife called 911 shortly after 1 a.m. friday after finding her husband at the rear of the home, shot multiple times. sources say the shots were fired from outside the home. >> it's bizarre. i have no idea how this could have occurred. roz: he was a longtime friend and neighbor of theirs over 20 years in the mason neck area.
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accountant was beloved in the community. >> it's unfathomable. somebody know something. i hope they will talk. roz: the police canvassed the neighborhood late into the evening, trying to find a clue to help solve the case. police want to hear from you if you have any information. you can call them or text the t ip. roz plater, abc 7 news. d.c. taxpayers shocked when they saw their bank accounts this week. the d.c. tax office accidentally with $7 million from people's banks accounts -- bank account because of a computer error. this affected almost 600 people. they are already in the process of giving the money back. afterhan two weeks returning from nearly a year in space, asked her not scott kelly
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plans to retire. he was testing the effects of extended space travel on the body. his results are being compared brother,e of his twin who is also now a retired astronaut. scott kelly holds the u.s. record for most time and space, 520 days. that is a lot of time. steve: long time. will --well-deserved retirement. leon: what's going on this weekend? steve: a few showers, which is not bad because the pollen count has been out of control. rain will help wash that out of the air. the pollen count, moderate to the high range for trees, not so much form old and grass. weeds have yet to come up, but give it time. we are nearly 20 degrees above average for this time of year. we have been spoiled this week
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record-breaking warmth yesterday. 63 degrees, scattered clouds at reagan national airport. dry overnight, the temperatures falling into the upper 30's, lower 40's across much of the area. the warmer air, milder temperatures now to the south. the cooler air to the north is going to move our way for the weekend. lower tof looking at middle 70's, we are talking highs only near 60 degrees along with the cloud cover. satellite and radar, mainly clear overnight. as we move through the midday tomorrow, clouds increase. with the clouds, the likelihood for additional showers. now, the where you are viewing area, if you are going somewhere this evening, it will stay dry, although it will be cooler. overnight full stop tomorrow morning, futurecast, the rock 'n roll marathon starts at
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it will be dry, a little bit of sunshine, but midway through the clouds roll in. the farmers markets tomorrow looks fine, maybe jogging, you will be fine with that also. the further west that you go, the panhandle of west virginia, western maryland, may see some showers creep into the forecast. it will not amount to a lot tomorrow. sunday a bit of a different story, keep the umbrella on hand. you will not need it all day, but in the early morning hours, this model is bringing showers over the district and prince george's county, becoming more widespread by sunday evening into the overnight hours. don't be surprised on monday if you hear some rumbles of thunder with heavier rain across the area. that will affect the rush-hour commutes monday morning and monday evening. tomorrow, a little bit of sunshine early
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clouds continued increase, just a few widely scattered showers. the next seven days, the temperature still near 60 sunday, middle 60's monday. by tuesday, 70, lower 70's wednesday. thursday, if you are wondering what that is -- your eyes are not fooling you, it is actually erin. erin: it is a mini version of me. miami, acc?dame, erin: i cannot reveal. just kidding. because i wasis trying to be in the spring feeling. two local teams looking to advance to the semifinals, virginia trying to take care of business against miami, and marilyn dropped 54 points in the first half. would it be enough? -- and maryland dropped 54
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>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. ton: maryland terps looking bounce back after sunday's loss to indiana, which should not be difficult against a nebraska team playing their third game in as many nights. jake layman was 6-8 from the field. he led the way with 17 first-half points. maryland shot 71% in the first half. thanks to shots like this. melo trimble drives, hangs, scores. 86.yland wins 97- they will face michigan state in the semi finals for stop acc semi final, virginia-miami. second half, nice spin by malcolm brogdon, lays it in, giving uva
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they are right now in the second half of the atlantic 10, gw colonials were on fire from three point range. paul jorgensen drained three in the first half. the hawks made a furious comeback. just under three minutes to go, the colonials down four, off the miss. st. joe's goes up six. uw falls and their ncaa tournament hopes may be over -- gw false. -- gw falls. uconn trailing, adams drains it. that sends the game into quadruple overtime. uconn wins, thanks maybe to the shot of the postseason so far. the wizards continued their three-game road trip tonight, facing utah.
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ck had a big night for the jazz. two of his career-high 27 points. the wizards lose it again, 114-9 3. we are excited to be the new home of d.c. united. tomorrow night's game will be on news channel 8, coverage beginning at 2:30 p.m. robert griffin iii visited the jets today. we are watching where his potential landing spot could be. -- this willup really make you smile. erin: aw! leon: an adorable story coming up.
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as would say -- as humphrey bogart would say, looks like the beginning of a beautiful friendship. terry was alone at the las vegas , beforelmost 20 years he was rescued and taken to a florida section worried, where he met the other chimpanzee. they have been holding hands ever since and refusing to let go.
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erin: that is so sweet. leon: that is beautiful. erin: i love it.
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leon: sadly, things are about to get normal. steve: normal is not so bad, still above average over the weekend. don't forget to spring ahead one hour early sunday morning. 40% chance of showers sunday. monday, a few thunderstorms possibly, a bit warmer tuesday and wednesday. st. patrick's day thursday will be dry early in the morning. for the bar crawl? it will be dry. that is what i have heard they do in clarendon. leon:
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight, jason bateman -- from "how to get away with murder", aja naomi king. this week in unnecessary censorship -- and music from ceelo green with cleto and the cletones. and now, if there are no further questions, here's jimmy kimmel! ♪ [ cheers and applause ]


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