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breaking news tonight. the state of emergency just declared. emergency evacuations right now. the wildfires growing. and tonight, the new concern. possible record-breaking heat coming this weekend, coast to coast. 19 state, millions of americans bracing for triple-digit heat. also breaking, chilling surveillance now recovered from inside the nightclub. sources tell abc news it shows far more than what we've seen so far. cameras in multiple rooms, the gunman firing his assault style rifle, methodically going room to room. the alligator attack at disney, the 2-year-old boy. and tonight, pictures coming in now of the barriers now going up and the new signs, warning of alligators. the scare on stage. the famous singer collapsing in
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fans, teams rushing to the stage. and america strong. the surprise hiding in this bumble bee costume. the two boys, who had no idea, their dad, an army soldier, had come home. good evening and we begin tonight with breaking news. the state of emergency just declared as we come on. massive wildfires exploding in size and now much of this country, 19 states, bracing for triple-digit heat this weekend, all the way to the eecht coast. but in the west at this hour, this fire burning out of control in santa barbara, nearly quadrupling in size. hundreds of families have been told to get out. more than 1200 firefighters battling the flames. some forced to take cover as the fire began to jump the road. meantime, as we head into the weekend,
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state, triple-digit heat reaches 120 degrees. where will it hit and when? jim avila is on the scene where evacuations are under way. >> reporter: tonight, mandatory evacuations for hundreds as high winds and bone dry brush fueled the santa barbara county fire. burning to nearly 4 times its previous size in just 24 hours. this water cistern surrounded by firefighters into the night, destroyed by morning. a declaration of emergency bringing out hundreds of hand crews, air tankers, including converted passenger jets, that's a dc-10. helicopters and hot shot specialists on the ground. it's not just california, parts of the west could see their highest all-time temperatures by monday. in all, parts of 19 states, more than 70 million americans, under sweltering heat advisories. hydration essential. in memphis the heat index 119.
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and in houston, tragedy. a 3-year-old boy slipped unnoticed into the family car parked at his house, dying of heat exposure before his parents could find him. neighbor marlene gonzalez witnessed the anguish. >> heartbreaking because i have three kids of my own, and when i seen it, it was sad. >> reporter: in the east, powerful storms along the mid atlantic knocking out power to thousands. david, the 1200 firefighters working the lines on this blaze are beginning to get the upper hand, but the temperatures are still soaring. david? >> jim avila leads us off tonight. to. the heat will be felt coast to coast. let's get to rob marciano live outside. good evening. >> good evening. it's only going to get hotter and the winds will pick up. not good for the fire situation there. and if you work outside, hydration is
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that is all-time record stuff. in the plains, not as hot but humid. again, going to feel like over 100 degrees in dallas. and severe storms in the deep south. 70-mile-per-hour winds with the storms. be aware of that. if you live in the hot zone, keep that water bottle handy. david? >> great advice, thank you. we move to new developments in the terror in orlando. abc news has learned the fbi has obtained surveillance video from inside the night club. multiple cameras, chilling scenes. but sources are describing what they have seen. the gunman moving from room to room. and pierre thomas on what he has just learned. >> reporter: these chilling images, people struggling to survive the onslaught at the pulse nightclub, huddled together in the dark on the
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>> reporter: but tonight we learn the fbi has obtained high quality security video, which captures the massacre in horrific detail. surveillance cameras showing multiple angles in different rooms, from the patio to the dance floor to the lounge, previously, the only glimpse we had of the massacre, this moment, amanda alvear recording those first gunshots. her last moments alive. in the surveillance video, sources say, you can see the killer firing his assault style rifle and systematically executing victims. one source familiar with the investigation tells abc news the video shows omar mateen walking through the rooms, mowing people down, cold blooded. a relentless assassin, reloading his weapon more than once. david, this video is critical because it gives a precise time line and shows so much of what actually happened. again so tragic. david. >> pierre, thank you. we are also learning more about omar mateen and the laser focus on his wife. the gunman s
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interest on a home he co-owned with his father, taking his name off the title for a mere $100. sources tell abc news mateen and his wife exchanged text messages during the rampage. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross. >> reporter: her family tonight says omar mateen's wife noor became a stranger to them once she got married. they say she is now telling them mateen beat her, just as his he wouldn't allow me to speak to my family, he would beat me as i tried to call them. >> reporter: and now the fbi is investigating whether mateen's current wife was somehow involved in or knew about the attack. recovering a brief text message they exchanged as it was happening, as she was apparently unaware of where he was. did you see the news, he asked. and then messages between the two, i love you. >> every mass murder is premeditated. she lived with him. she knows something. >> reporter: o
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questions she can answer, why just two months ago he signed over his interest in a home he co-owned with his father, for a mere $100. noor was one of the witnesses. and investigators want to know what she knew about the emerging contradictions of mateen's life, his secret life. as he filled out his application for a police academy just last year, mateen wrote that his parents told him to appreciate the blessings of being raised in a safe country and society. i want to pursue a career in public safety. i want the streets to be safe for my son, the way it was safe for me growing up. >> and brian, back with us tonight. it was last night here, you reported on the florida gun store that said it called the fbi weeks ago about a suspicious man they now believe was omar mateen. the fbi responding to that saying they did get back to the store. >> the owner claimed they never checked in. but the fbi disputes the owners account. but they did do to the store
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there was not enough information to conduct meaningful follow up. >> two different accounts of the story. thank you there are also new developmenting after the deadly alligator attack at disney world. the autopsy reports revealed more about the death of 2-year-old lane graves today. disney installing temporary barriers and new signs warning of al garers. gio benitez now. >> reporter: tonight, barriers going up at disney's grand floridian resort. workers blocking access to the same beach where 2-year-old lane graves was killed by an alligator. disney now saying, "we are installing signage and temporary barriers at our resort beach locations and are working on permanent, long-term solutions at our beaches. we are reinforcing training with our cast for reporting sightings and interactions with wildlife and are expanding our communication to guests on this topic." and our first look at those signs guests will see, warning of alligators. autopsy results showing little lane died of drowning and
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traumatic injury, after he was grabbed by an alligator in ankle-deep water. the animals can lunge at 20 to 30 miles per hour. >> in the blink of an eye that gator's from the water to its prey grabbing it and pulling it back in. i mean? just tenth of a seconds. >> reporter: and experts warn tonight that tourists feeding alligators can make them more aggressive toward other guests at the resort. >> it's against the law to feed wild alligators. because they are very easily trained. it's not common knowledge but alligators can be trained to come to food. >> reporter: tonight back in nebraska, family and friends of the graves family offering support with prayers and blue ribbons. >> as a neighborhood we hope they just feel the love basically, of how much we care about them. >> reporter: i'm told disney will be putting up the alligator warning signs. dha will unsure if they will ever reopenhe
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thank you. the country comes together for the victims of the orlando terror. donald trump now declaring he would be better than hillary clinton when it comes to supporting the lbgt community. hillary clinton with a one word response. and oprah now that he is running. >> reporter: in the wake of the massacre, donald trump is supporting lgbt people. >> lgbt is starting to like donald trump lately. >> reporter: he says the clinton foundation has taken millions of dollars in donations from countries like saudi arabia, a country that don't support days. >> they throw
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buildings. >> reporter: trump says he could take on anti-gay terrorists. >> you tell me who is better than me? >> reporter: hillary clinton, quoting trump and simply adding the world, hi. meantime, he has a list of running mates. obama ra would be great. >> reporter: he may have been joking. jimmy kimmel asked him about it. >> i think he was joking about that. >> i don't think he was joking. >> has he contacted you? >> if he did make the call, would you take the call? >> i would say, donald, i'm with her. >> oh, i see. >> reporter: what about oprah for president. >> for many years, i used to think, until this election year, i thought, why do people say that? i have no qualifications to
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i'm feeling pretty qualified. >> reporter: it's hillary clinton that supports gay marriage, not donald trump. but trump is the most pro rights gay republican candidate we have ever seen. >> jon karl with us tonight, thanks, jon. overseas and the history making ruling concerning russia and the olympics. the entire russia track and field team barred from the olympics in rio because of a doping scandal. how many medals did russia win over the americans last time? here is abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: tonight, for the first time in olympic history, a country's entire track and field team has been banned from the summer games. in a stunning rebuke of russia for its ongoing doping scandal, the world governing body for athletics, the iaaf, voted to ban all russian track and field athletes. >>
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international sports federation that is saying enough. you cannot cheat and get away with it. >> reporter: in a blistering 300 page report released last fall, the world anti-doping agency found that russia committed 225 violations, the highest in the world. >> this is a confirmation of russia's demise as a world power in sports. >> reporter: russia denies they engage in systemic doping. this is a big hit for the russians who won 18 medals in track and field at the london games. two of those medals were stripped from its dominant stripped from its dominant women's 800 meters team in in london last year. too late for runner alysia montano. is it possible to rid the sport of cheating and doping? >> i hope so. i hope this is a lesson to the athletes that choose to do wrong and steal from other athletes that are doing it right. >> reporter: that track and field body says russia refuses to accept it has a dopinpr
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she doesn't know why all athletes ra not allowed to dope. david? the famous singer collapsing on stage. falling to the ground in the middle of a packed concert performance. fans are stunned as a team rushed to the stage. also, this explosive moment in this walmart. what ignited an entire aisle. and a father's day surprise. inside the bumble bee, they hadn't seen their father in months. he's home. we'll be right barack. ween when we should start saving and when we actually do is one of the reasons why too many of us aren't prepared for retirement. just start as early as you can. it's going to pay off in the future. if we all start saving a little more today, we'll all be better prepared tomorrow.
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a soccer match delays after several flares were thrown on the field. croatian fans throwing the flares. one of them nearly igniting in a worker's face. an america strong tonight. we love this today. a father on his fourth deployment overseas with an emotional surprise at home. and children at home. the bumble bee is there. and the bumble bee takes off the costume. and the two boys, they're stunned. it was their dad. and he said, where's my hug? they gladly gave one. we needed that this week. we we come back, the heroes who are our persons of the week.
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and finally tonight here, our persons of the week. when those gun shots began in the orlando night club, there were survivors who you got out there but they stayed right there. they stayed to lift victims off the ground and into trucks to be raced to the hospital. and the doctors and nurses waiting who had been told, this is not a drill. what they did to safe so many. our persons of the week. tonight, the man who drove more than 1200 miles from illinois with 49 hand made crosses to honor the victims of orlando. there are so many quiet heros this week. emt julio, the first man
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scene, he told us about the first victim and the question that young man asked him. what did he say? >> he asked me if he was going to be okay. and i tried to reassure him. >> how hard is that? >> it's very hard. because they seemed to helpless. and it's just like -- you know. there's only so much we can do on the road. you know. >> there were the doctors and nurses who did not stop for days. surgeon joshua langford and the question he heard, will we walk again? will we be the same again? >> that is a hard question to answer. they will have everything possible to make them as hole as we can make them. >> the survivor who spoke this
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officer who saved him. >> he makes sure i'm aloive and grabs my hand. and tonight, look who walked in his hospital room. officer omar delgado. and he was the one asking for something. >> i need a big hug from you. >> he grabbed me and he didn't want to let go. you can tell when they hug and you want to squeeze you. that was his appreciation. >> so we choose all of the quiet heros in orlando. thank you for watching on what's been a very difficult week. i'm david muir. hope to see you monday. good night.
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it's show time! wheel... of... fortune! ♪ ladies and gentlemen, here are the stars of america's game -- pat sajak and vanna white. hey, there. thank you. hey, hey, hey. thank you, jim. you're very kind. we appreciate it. but now we must break up. okay. hi. good to see you all.


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